Zi Kyle Yie has joined Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP as a technical specialist who assists in prosecuting patents for clients in a variety of industries, particularly electrical and software engineering. Before joining MGB, he was an electrical project engineer for S.K. Precision Hydraulics in Toronto. Yie has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focused on utilizing nonlinear dynamics in MEMS to develop novel sensors for chemical and biological sensing applications. He also holds an M.Eng. in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and a B.A.Sc. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Toronto.