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The MDP Team

The MDP project is headed by Prof. Alex Slocum at MIT and Dr. Peter Long in the Engineering Department of Cambridge University. During the period of the project there have been a number of CMI funded support staff combined with substantial support from staff and student members at both establishments. In addition, there has been outstanding support for the project from industry and staff at other educational establishments around the world, please see below and by specific reference through the site. (The number of companies and individuals supporting the work is continously increasing, to see the current contributors please access the MDP website )

If you wish to make a general enquiry about the project, request additional features or report a problem/software bug please see the main website and user forums at

Cambridge University Engineering Department Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Peter Long (UK main contact) Alex Slocum (US main contact)
Geoff Parks John Williams
Tim Flack
CMI Funded Staff CMI Funded Graduate Students
Tim Froggatt - MDP/EDaL Software Guru Pat Willoughby - PREP, Kit, Drawings
Paul Fidler - ARM/EDaL Software Guru Jaime Werkmeister - Kit
  Hong Ma - Electronics Teaching/Motor Controllers
With help from: With help from:
Stephen Tebboth - Mechanical/CAD Dick Fenner - Mechanical
Mike Brown - IDP Support Sandy Cambell - Tutor
Richard Christmas - IDP Support
Patrick Gosling - Linux guru
Peter Benie - Linux guru
Nicholas Caldwell - Microprocessor Teaching
Rob Hansen - ProjectLink Development/UROP 2004
Gareth Wilson - RED Master/UROP 2004
Mike Morley - Software/Electronics/Website/UROPs 2005, 2006
Anthony Green - Software/Electronics/UROP 2005
Eric Greveson - Software/Electronics/UROP 2005
Muz Bishanga - Electronics/UROP 2006
Peter Clifton - gEDA develpment
Peter Brett - gEDA development/UROP 2006
Miki Morioka - Additional RED tools/UROP 2006

In addition to the staff at CUED and MIT, the project is also being supported by number of commercial companies, in particular:

A number of academics and students in universities around the world have offered their assistance as beta test sites or with support in translating the teaching material. Current institutions include: