Microtech2010 2010

Sensing Systems & Wireless Networks

Sensors & Systems

Symposium Chair

Organized by

Elena I. Gaura Elena I. Gaura
Cogent Computing, Coventry University, UK
Cogent Computing

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 22

10:30 Microtech Commecialization & Applications
10:30 Bio Sensors: Assays & Applications
1:30 Microtech Commecialization & Applications
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)
 Sensing Systems & Wireless Networks

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RIC
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 MEMS & NEMS Sensing Devices
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
1:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsytems
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsystems
3:30 Five Attributes of a Successful Nanotechnology Company
3:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

8:30 Keynotes: Transformational Nanotech
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
3:00 TechConnect Ventures: Sensors & Microsystems
3:30 Bio Sensors: Diagnostics & Imaging
4:00 Panel Discussion - Integration and Disintegration from a Design for Manufacturing and Test Perspective
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 22

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10:30Microtech Commecialization & ApplicationsRoom 205 AB
Session chair: Jeff Perkins, Yole Inc., US
10:30MEMS Market Overview
J. Perkins, Yole Inc., US
11:00What it Takes to Develop New MEMS Products: Reality Check
A.M. Fitzgerald, AM Fitzgerald, US
11:30Ultra low cost monolithic CMOS motion sensors for mass-market consumption
J. Montanyŕ i Silvestre, Baolab, ES
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10:30Bio Sensors: Assays & ApplicationsRoom 201 D
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
10:30Bio Sensors Overview (invited presentation)
S. Iyer, Los Alamo National Lab, US
11:00Towards an asynchronous magnetic bead rotation method for immunological assays
A. Hecht, P. Kinnunen, B. McNaughton, R. Kopelman, University of Michigan, US
11:20Label-Free, Electrical Detection of the SARS Virus N-Protein with Nanowire Biosensors Utilizing Antibody Mimics as Capture Probes
H.K. Chang, F. Ishikawa, P.C. Chiang, C. Zhou, University of Southern California, US
11:40Diamond MEMS biosensors for real-time sensing of water-based chemical/biological pathogens
D. Hickey, Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc., US
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1:30Microtech Commecialization & ApplicationsRoom 205 AB
Session chair: Jeff Perkins, Yole Inc., US
1:30It’s not just about the MEMS
D. Buckley, Micralyne, CA
2:00MEMS-based Silicon Timing: Semiconductor Economics and Benefits Drive Rapid Growth
P. Sevalia, SiTime, US
2:30MEMS Applications - Oscillators
M. Crowley, Sand9, US
3:00MEMS Applications - MEMS ribbons for projectors
M. Bellis, Seikowave, JP
3:30MEMS Applications - RF MEMS Switches
J. Hilbert, wiSpry, Inc., US
4:00MEMS Applications - fluidic transport for consumer applications
F. Bartles, Bartels Mikrotechnik, DE
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Sensing Systems & Wireless NetworksExpo Hall
-Development of Quantitative Adhesive Force Measurement Systems for Flexible Electronics
M. Kim, J. Park, B. Choi, Sogang University, KR
-Simple vertical velocity measurement system for different use
M. Husak, J. Jakovenko, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, CZ
-Wireless SensorSystem with Bidirectional Communications
M. Husak, A. Boura, J. Jakovenko, Czech Technical University in Prague, CZ
-Modelling of Low Level Ionic Current Sensing Micro-tip
S. Memon, W. Balachandran, Brunel Univeristy, West London, UK
-Digital signal processing post-hybridization of DNA Biosensor
-Mobility Effects on WCDMA Receivers in Indoor Areas
S. Alhloul, F. Ahmad Alzahrani, Albaha University, SA
-Silicon Germanuim Oxide (SixGe1-xOy) Infrared Sensitive Material for Uncooled Detectors
Q. Cheng, M. Hai, T. Bui, M. Almasri, University of Missouri, US

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RICRoom 207 D
Session chair: Kelly Carnes, TechVision21, US
8:30DOE SBIR Funding Opportunities
D. Goodwin, US Department of Energy, US
8:50DOD Commercialization Funding Opportunities
F. Barros, US Department of Homeland Security, US
9:10NASA Commercialization Funding Opportunities
R. Pisarski, NASA/Ames, US
9:30Renewable Energy Commercialization
J. Croce, Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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10:30MEMS & NEMS Sensing DevicesRoom 303 B
Session chair: Bart Romanowicz, NSTI, US
10:30Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Gas Sensors Integrated on Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor circuitry
C.-L. Chen, Y. Liu, V. Agarwal, S. Sonkusale, A. Busnaina, M. Chen, M.R. Dokmeci, Northeastern University, US
10:50Innovative Gas Sensors for Sub-ppm Detection of Organophosphorus Nerve Agents by Chemically Functionalized Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors
A. Carella, L. Caillier, S. Clavaguera, C. Celle, J-P Simonato, CEA, FR
11:10Chemo-resistive Si:WO3 sensors for selective detection of acetone
M. Righettoni, A. Tricoli, S.E. Pratsinis, Particle Technology Laboratory, Institute of Process Engineering, CH
11:30Low-power / High-temperature sensors and MEMS in SOI technology
L. Moreno-Hagelsieb, O. Bulteel, N. André, P. Gerard, J.-P. Raskin, D. Flandre, Université catholique de Louvain / SENSOI, BE
11:50Carbon-based Nanoelectronic Devices for Space Applications
A.B. Kaul, A.R. Khan, K.G. Megerian, P. von Allmen, L. Bagge, L. Epp, R.L. Baron, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, US
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10:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Kodak TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
10:50Toray Industries TechConnect Partnering
T. Yamashiki, Toray Industries America, US
11:10Fuji Electric TechConnect Partnering
K. Mori, Fuji Electric, US
11:30Sanyo TechConnect Partnering
S. Tanimoto, Sanyo, US
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1:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosytemsRoom 207 C
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:00High-Resolution Microscopy and Photolithography Devices Using Focusing Micromirrors (PCT/IB2010/050300)
B. Rachet, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL), CH
1:10Electrocatalytic quantification of gold nanoparticles based on the hydrogen reduction and application for DNA, proteins and cells analysis
1:20Synthesis of Specific Number of Graphene Layers by Thickness Selective Laser Ablation
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
1:30Optical Scanning using Vibratory Diffraction Grating
J. Koh, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
1:40Low light image enhancer
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:50Clog-free inkjet printhead
J. Kwon, University of Missouri-Columbia, US
2:00Self-Sustainable Magnetoelectric Smart Sensors
D. Or, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 207 B
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
2:153D MEMS Antenna
E. Sum, Simon Fraser University, CA
2:25Real-time detection of known files over a network
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
2:35Waveguide Based Biosensors
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:45Method for simultaneous measurement of gaseous or liquid species concentration and solids fraction
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:55Miniature Transforming Robot with Ground and Air Locomotion
D. Nugent, University of Minnesota, US
3:05Novel Bioelectronic Photodetector
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
3:15Novel Light-based Micro-Pressure Sensor
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
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3:30Five Attributes of a Successful Nanotechnology CompanyRoom 206 A
Session chair: John R. Bashaw, Day Pitney LLP
-T.C. Chase, Day Pitney LLP, US
-R.C. Pleus, Intertox, US
-C.H. Pham, Greenberg Traurig, US
-M.P. Johns, Blue Water Consulting, US
-Z. Kosim, Enviromental Protection Agency, US
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3:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Michael Pottenger, University of California Los Angeles, US
3:30Dow TechConnect Partnering
P. Ansems, Dow, US
3:50Omron TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
4:10Chevron TechConnect Partnering
T. Unneland, Chevron, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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8:30Keynotes: Transformational NanotechRoom 303 CD
Session chair: Clayton Teague, NNCO, US
8:30Nanotechnology: Path Toward Commercialization at GE
M. Butts, General Electric, US
9:00Getting the Memristor to Market
S. Williams, Hewlett Packard, US
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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3:00TechConnect Ventures: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 207 A
Session chair: George Petracek, Atrium Capital, US
3:00P&E Automation,Inc
D. Bebb, P&E Automation, Inc., US
B. Choi, nanoLambda, US
3:20Blackrock Sensors Inc
J. Chance, Blackrock Sensors Inc., US
3:30MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH
R. Dudde, MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH, DE
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3:30Bio Sensors: Diagnostics & ImagingRoom 201 B
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
3:30Plasmonic biosensors with silica-coated silver nanoparticles
G.A. Sotiriou, T. Sannomiya, A. Teleki, J. Vörös, S.E. Pratsinis, Particle Technology Laboratory, ETH Zurich, CH
3:50Nanoparticle size and shape evaluation using the TSOM optical microscopy method
R. Attota, R.M. Silver, A. Vladar, NIST, US
4:10Counting and Sizing of Virus and Protein Aggregates by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA)
D. Griffiths, P. Hole, J. Smith, A. Malloy, B. Carr, NanoSight, US
4:30Electrospray –Differential Mobility Analysis: A Probe for Nanoparticle and Protein Colloidal Stability and Kinetics
D-H. Tsai, S. Guha, L.F. Pease, R.A. Zangmeister, M.J. Tarlov, M.R. Zachariah, University of Maryland and NIST, US
4:50AuAg-alloy-nanoprobes for specific nucleic acid detection
G. Doria, M. Larguinho, J.T. Dias, E. Pereira, R. Franco, P. Baptista, CIGMH/DCV & REQUIMTE/DQ, PT
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4:00Panel Discussion - Integration and Disintegration from a Design for Manufacturing and Test PerspectiveRoom 205 AB
Session chair: Roger Grace, Roger Grace Associates, US
-J. Brown, MEMS and Nano Exchange, US
-K. Lightman, MEMS Industry Group, US
-W. McCulley, InterMEMS, US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor

Topics & Application Areas

  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Ad Hoc Sensing/Actuation Networks
  • Healthcare Sensor Networks
  • Transportation Sensor Networks
  • RF Systems
  • RFID Systems & Applications
  • Actuator Systems
  • Chemical & Gas Sensor Systems
  • Mechanical & Physical Sensor Systems
  • Sensing Systems - Other
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Sensors & Transducers

On-line Journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’

Selected proceedings papers in the Electronics and Microsystems Track (MEMS & NEMS, Sensors & Systems, Micro & Nano Fluidics symposia, and MSM conference) will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’, please select the “Submit to Sensors & Transducers” button during the on-line submission procedure.

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