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National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications

MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications

Symposium Chair

William (Cy) Wilson William (Cy) Wilson
Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Key Speakers

Ronald A. CoutuOverview of Microelectronics and MEMS research at the Air Force Institute of Technology
Ronald A. Coutu
Professor and V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair, Marquette University Adjunct Professor, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Wayne HiebertOptomechanics and the Impending Nanosensor Revolution
Wayne Hiebert
Group Leader and Program Coordinator – Nanoenabled Sensors, National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT), Canada

Sarah BergbreiterMicrorobotics
Sarah Bergbreiter
Director, Maryland Robotics Center

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 15

10:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications
1:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications II

Tuesday May 16

10:30Micro & Bio Fluidics
10:30Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, Energizer
10:30Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
1:30Chemical & Physical Sensors
MEMS & NEMS: Posters

Wednesday May 17

8:30Biosensors I
8:30Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD Medical
10:30Biosensors II
1:30Nanoelectronic Devices
Sensors - Chemical, Physical & Bio: Posters
Advanced, Printed & Flexible Electronics: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 15

10:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & ApplicationsPotomac 2
Session chair: William (Cy) Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
10:30Overview of Microelectronics and MEMS research at the Air Force Institute of Technology (invited presentation)
R. Coutu, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US
10:55Design considerations: From Micro-Opto-Mechanical Pressure Sensor (MOMPS) to Micro-Opto-Mechanical Microphones (MOMM), vol. 4: pp. 59-63
R. Haouari, R. Jansens, V. Rochus, B. Figeys, X. Rottenberg, Imec (Belgium) ; KU Leuven (Belgium), BE
11:15Computational Analysis of Electrical Stimulation Devices to Promote Wound Healing, vol. 4: pp. 96-99
A. Anand, K. Liu, V. Sukhotskiy, A. Verma, J. Fournier, G. Gellman, W. Bacon, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, Garwood Medical Devices, LLC, US
11:35An analytical model using order reduction method for out-of-plane electrostatic sound energy harvesters
J. Li, C. Xu, L. Zhang, G. James, J. Tichy, D.-A. Borca-Tasciuc, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
11:55The development of acoustic levitation for time resolved protein crystallography experiments at XFELS, vol. 4: pp. 100-103
P. Docker, R. Morris, M. Newton, J. Kay, J. Beale, D. Axford, A. Orville, D. Stuart, Diamond light Source, UK
D.T. Chang, Y. Yoon, H.P. Moyer, H.D. Nguyen, HRL Laboratories, LLC, US
1:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications IIPotomac 2
Session chair: William (Cy) Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
1:30Microrobotics (invited presentation)
S. Bergbreiter, Maryland Robotics Center, US
1:55Optomechanics and the Impending Nanosensor Revolution (invited presentation)
W. Hiebert, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
2:20Piezoelectric actuators, next driver for MEMS market?, vol. 4: pp. 64-67
S. Fanget, F. Casset, S. Nicolas, C. Dieppedale, M. Allain, B. Desloges, G. Le Rhun, CEA - LETI, FR
2:40Packaging of MEMS: some thermodynamic and kinetic issues during eutectic bonding in the framework of the miniaturization trend
F. Hodaj, Grenoble Institute of Technology, FR
3:00Wafer level integration of epitaxial piezoelectric thin films for novel NEMS, MEMS and MOEMS applications, vol. 4: pp. 55-58
M. Dekkers, Solmates BV, NL
3:20MEMS Inertial Sensors for Cyber-Physical Systems: Trustworthy Sensing, Secure Communication, Data Fusion and Information Control, vol. 4: pp. 72-75
L. Herlihy and S.E. Lyshevski, Rochester Institute of Technology, US

Tuesday May 16

10:30Micro & Bio FluidicsPotomac 2
Session chair: Edward Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US; Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
10:30Next generation microfluidic cell stretcher for breast cancer mechanotyping (invited presentation)
Y. Deng, A.J. Chung, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
10:55On the use of polymeric additives to promote plasma separation from whole blood in open microchannels, vol. 3: pp. 138-141
E. Lee, J. Berthier, P. Laurent, F. Navarro, M. Cubizolles, CEA, FR
11:15Microfluidic 3D Capillary Network Test Phantom for Subdermal Vascular Imaging
P. Schneider, B. Bosinski, A. Trimper, K.W. Oh, University at Buffalo's Sensors & MicroActuators Learning Lab (SMALL), US
11:35PuLMo: Towards a User Defined Integrated and Configurable Human Lung Micro-Physiological System
P. Nath, J-H Huang, A. Arefin, J.F. Harris, K. Balatsky, Y. Shou, D. Platts, H. Sandin, S. Iyer, R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
11:55Real-time bacterial capture and sorting using dielectrophoresis and electroosmosis, vol. 3: pp. 189-191
S.X. Simon, H. Markewich, E. Mallick, M. Weber, Fluid-Screen, Inc., US
10:30Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, EnergizerNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Panasonic: Innovation Spotlights
I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
10:45LG: Innovation Spotlights
K. Patel, LG, US
11:00Energizer: Innovation Spotlight
E. Riley, Energizer, US
11:15Distributed multi-parameter fiber optic sensor for harsh environment sensing
H. Alemohammad, AOMS Technologies Inc., CA
11:22Electric Field Imaging System
D. Beals, NASA Langley Research Center, US
11:29Pristine Low-Cost Large-Area Graphene Sheets
G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
11:36Electric Current and Magnetic Field Imaging System
C. Smith, Texas Tech University, US
11:43Graphene research and innovation
K. Hjelt, Chalmers Industrial Technology, SE
11:50Direct method to grow single and multilayer graphene on insulting substrate at wafer-scale in 1 min
A. Sumant, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:57Panasonic, LG, Energizer: Q&A
10:30Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed MartinNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Joe Bryan, US Navy (former), US
10:30Aerojet: Innovation Spotlights
B. Green, Aerojet, US
10:45Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Innovation Spotlights
J. Hartman, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin, US
11:00Fourth Generation Situation Awareness
S. Fernandez, Almeria Analytics, US
11:07Radioisotope Battery and Portable Nuclear Power for Space, Military, and Remote Applications
I. Hamilton, Atlas Energy Systems, LLC, US
11:14Small fuel cell system with hydrogen cartridge
R. Botalla-Gambetta, CEA Tech, FR
11:21Small Satellite Chemical Propulsion System
R. McDevitt, GreenScale Technologies, US
11:28mini Low Cost Control Electronics
K. Frohling, Iris Technology, US
11:35Unique Chip Identification Using the Material Properties of Semiconductor Substrates
D. Ewing, Kansas City National Security Campus, US
11:42Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin: Q&A
1:30Chemical & Physical SensorsNational Harbor 2
Session chair: William (Cy) Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center,US; Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, US
1:30Sensing Opportunities for NASA Aerospace Missions (invited presentation)
W. Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
1:55Self-Sustained Infrared Temperature Sensor Arrays, vol. 3: pp. 199-202
R. Mittmann Reis and S.E. Lyshevsk, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
2:15Evaluation of In2O3 prepared by the delayed ignition combustion process as a gas sensor, vol. 3: pp. 219-222
K. Lionti, A. Fasoli, L. Sundberg, F. Ceccarelli, R.D. Miller, L. Bozano, IBM Research - Almaden, US
2:35A New Gas/Supercritical Fluid (SCF) Diffusivity and Solubility Measurement Method for CO2 Saturated Polymer Systems Using Optical Transmission Property, vol. 3: pp. 207-210
S.X. Yao, J. Lee, J.K. Lee, M.B.G. Jun, P.C. Lee, University of Vermont, US
2:55Zinc Oxide optical and chemical sensors fabricated by Ink Jet printing and drop casting, vol. 3: pp. 211-214
D.J. Ewing, M. Casper, A. Stramel, B. Morick, B. Cook, J. Wu, The Department of Energy's Kansas City National Security Campus, US
3:15Alcohol conent measuring system based in interstitial fluid extraction and SAW sensors, vol. 3: pp. 283-286
A. Gnadinger, P. Gnadinger, COGNA Scientific LLC, US
3:35Sensing Solution for Airborne Carbon Nanotube Exposure in Workplaces Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, vol. 3: pp. 275-278
R. Bieri, J. Borek-Donten, B. Celikkol Zijlstra, S. Cattaneo, T. Bürgi, Stat Peel, CH
3:55Tunable Conductive Nanomesh-based Pressure Sensors with High Sensitivity and Wide Operation Range for Wearable Health Monitoring Applications
H. Chang, S. Kim, S. Jin, S-W Lee, K-Y Lee, H. Yi, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR
MEMS & NEMS: PostersExpo Hall D & E
A new humidity sensor based on the effect of water content on a capacitive MEMS oscillator’s thermo-electrical characteristics, vol. 4: pp. 76-79
F. Alsaleem, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, US
Modeling and simulation of organic MEM relay for estimating the coefficient of thermal expansion of PEDOT:PSS, vol. 4: pp. 120-123
N.Z. Khan, Rutgers University, US
High Sensitivity MEMS Pressure Sensor, vol. 4: pp. 80-83
M. Juetten, Iowa State University Research Foundation, US
A New Pressure Threshold Sensor Based on Nonlinear MEMS Oscillator, vol. 4: pp. 84-87
F. Alsaleem, M.H. Hasan, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, US
A New Concept for Humidity Sensing Using Curved Micro-beams, vol. 4: pp. 112-115
H.M. Ouakad, M.H. Hasan, F.M. Alsaleem, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, US
Modeling and Simulation on Crossroad-Type Graphene-Resonator Accelerometer, vol. 4: pp. 88-91
O.K. Kwon, J.W. Kang, Korea National University of Transportation, KR
Learning MEMS Design, Simulation and Fabrication Through 3-D Printing, vol. 4: pp. 124-127
R. Dahle, R. Rasel, SUNY New Paltz, US
Multi-cantilever array sensor system with MOEMS read-out, vol. 4: pp. 92-95
T. Bieniek, P. Janus, W. Majstrzyk, T. Gotszalk, G. Janczyk, Instytut Technologii Elektronowej, PL

Wednesday May 17

8:30Biosensors INational Harbor 2
Session chair: Margaret Frey, Cornell Universty, US
8:30Cellular design principles for biomimetic approaches to next generation biosensors (invited presentation)
J. Rickus, Purdue University, US
8:55DNA Nanotechnology; A platform for sensing
S. Buckhout-White, M.G. Ancona, E.R. Goldman, I.L. Medintz, Naval Research Laboratory, US
9:15Development of a time-correlated single-photon counting (TCSPC) Raman spectrosensing platform for early diagnosis of neurodegeneration diseases
J. Wang, M.H. Greenlee, C. Yu, Iowa State University, US
9:35Fluorescence blinking as an output signal for programmable biosensing
M. Jones, K. Afonin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, US
9:55A Noninvasive Fluorescent Biosensor for Transdermal Glucose, vol. 3: pp. 243-246
L. Tolosa, S. Brown, C. Tiangco, E. Corson, University of Maryland Baltimore County, US
8:30Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD MedicalNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Baxter
Y. Lo, Baxter, US
8:45Innovation Spotlights: DOD Medical
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
9:00Noise suppression scheme based on phase locked loop for non-contact vital sign detection
R. Meadors, Georgia Tech, US
9:07Continuous Polymer Coating of Drug Crystals, Particles and Nanoparticles
K. Sirkar, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
9:14Novel Drugs Targeting Inflammatory Pathologies Based on a Core-Technology-Platform
D. Chevion, Silkim Ltd. / Concenter BioPharma, IL
9:21Novel HIV vaccine
F. Nelms, The Australian National University, AU
9:28Traumatic brain injury induced Alzheimer’s disease is thwarted by co-administration of nanowired neprilysin and cerebrolysin
H. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
M. Vaculovicova, Mendel University in Brno, CZ
9:42Baxter, DOD Medical: Q&A
10:30Biosensors IINational Harbor 2
Session chair: Jenna Rickus, Purdue University, US
10:30Surface Functional Poly(lactic Acid) Electrospun Nanofibers for Biosensor Applications
M.W. Frey, E. Gonzalez, L. Shepherd, Cornell Universty, US
10:50Stimulus-Response Biosensor for Determining Bacteria Viability Using Lectin-Glycoenzyme Nanobrushes
E.S. McLamore, I. Khondaker, C. Gomes, D. Alves De Oliveira, University of Florida, US
11:10Label-free, rapid Listeria monocytogenes biosensor based on a stimulus response nanobrush and nanometal hybrid electrode, vol. 3: pp. 279-282
S. Althawab, D.A. Oliveira, C. Smith, E.S. McLamore, C. Gomes, Texas A&M University, US
11:30Fiber-optic sensor for bacteria detection based on intensity-modulated SPR by monochromatic excitation, vol. 3: pp. 231-234
A. da Silva Arcas, F. da Silva Dutra, R.C.S. Barros Allil, M.M. Werneck, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, BR
1:30Nanoelectronic DevicesNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Baratunde A. Cola, Carbice Nanotechnologies, Inc
1:30Fusing the Bulk and the Nanoscale with Light: Surprises and Opportunities (invited presentation)
J. Spanier, Drexel University, US
1:55Feedback Process Control for Nano-manufacturing of Semi-conductor Circuits, vol. 1: pp. 379-382
W. Kohn, Z.B. Zabinsky, Atigeo, LLC and CUNY Graduate Center, Computer Science Department, US
2:15Aberration-corrected Electron Beam Lithography at the One Nanometer Length Scale
A. Stein, V.R. Manfrinato, L. Zhang, C.-Y. Nam, E.A. Stach, C.T. Black, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:35Controlling the Interface-Size of Inorganic/Organic Semiconductors Heterojunction Nanowires for Perfect Performance Diodes
H. Liu, Y. Li, Y. Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
2:55Spintronics: Recent developments on ultra-low-energy, area-efficient, and fast spin-devices and spin-circuits, vol. 4: pp. 51-54
K. Roy, Purdue University, US
3:15High density multifunctional neural probes for parallel read-out and control
V. Lanzio, M. West, S. Sassolini, S. Dhuey, A. Koshelev, H. Adesnik, G. Telian, R. Witharm, P. Denes, F. Martinez Mc-kinney, S. Ito, S. Cabrini, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
Sensors - Chemical, Physical & Bio: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Visible Light Absorbing Photoremovable Protecting Groups, vol. 3: pp. 223-226
M. Juetten, Iowa State University Research Foundation, US
Comparative study of chemo-bio synthesized MgO nano particles for LPG sensing, vol. 3: pp. 227-230
S. Goutham, D.S. Kumar, K.V. Rao, JNT UNiversity Hyderabad, IN
Triggering and focusing bacterial quorum sensing signal by nano-magnetic assembly
Q. Wang, Y. Guan, W. Bentley, G. Payne, C-Y Tsao, D.N. Quan, Y. Li, B. Zhang, L. Mei, University of Maryland, US
Using Gold Nanorod Arrays and Cellulose Nanocomposite as SERS Substrates for Detection of Pesticide Residues in Foods
M. Lin, F. Alsammarraie, P. Liou, University of Missouri, US
Linear-Logarithmic Two-Transistor Active Pixel Sensor with Wide Dynamic Range, vol. 3: pp. 239-242
S-H Jo, M. Bae, B-S Choi, P. Choi, J-K Shin, Kyungpook National University, KR
Biosensor prototype based on carbon nanotubes for the RF-detection and NIR-treatment of HeLa cells, vol. 3: pp. 247-249
G. Caro, K. García, J. Avalos, G. Morell, University of Puerto Rico, US
A model for an Optical Ring Microresonator towards Nanoparticle Detection, vol. 3: pp. 254-257
F. Ahmeti, K. Teker, Istanbul Sehir University, TR
Rapid Detection of Drugs-of-abuse in Urine and Oral Fluid by Mass Spectrometry, vol. 3: pp. 261-263
T-T Ng, B. Hu, P-K So, Z. Yao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
A NANOeSPRi-based IVD Assay for Multiple Organ Injury
D. Patel, J. Obliosca, G. Zhang, Z. Zhou, Luna Innovations Inc., US
Discharge Region Sensing Technology of High Voltage Equipment Based on The Testing of The Corona Radiation Field, vol. 3: pp. 267-270
W. Chuang, C. Xi, S. Geng-chen, T. Kai, Beijing Institute of Technology, CN
Organic Nanobiomimetic Memristor/Memcapacitor Devices Ultrasensitive Direct Detect Matrix Matelloproteinase-2 in Human Serum, vol. 3: pp. 271-274
E.T. Chen, J. Thornton, S-H. Duh and P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, US
Gait Analysis and Classification of Restricted Knee, vol. 3: pp. 250-253
K. Tang, Xi Chen, W. Wang, J. Yu, Beijing Institute of Technology, CN
Voluntary Intention Driven Hybrid Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)-robotic Exoskeleton for Coordinated Upper Limb Rehabilitation after Stroke
X. Hu, H. Wai, J. Hu, X. Zheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Advanced, Printed & Flexible Electronics: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
CarrICool – the Innovative 3D Interposer Platform for HPC Systems: Analysis, Simulations, Optimization, Practice for Reliability Improvement and Performance Increase, vol. 4: pp. 47-50
G. Janczyk, T. Bieniek, P.R. Bajurko, Instytut Technologii Elektronowej, PL
Novel Polymer Substrates for Printed Electronics by Continuous Extrusion
A. Panwar, J. Mead, C. Barry, C. Lepont, R. Vaghani, J. Desrochers, A. Akyirtlu, A. Dericioglu, SE. Hajisaeid, M. Haghzadeh, M. Herndon, D. Rockosi, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
Three Operation Modes of 6T-SRAM Using 5nm-Node Multi-Vt FD-SOI MOSFETs
J-Y. Chen, S-H. Chen, M-H. Chiang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
Controlling the Interface-Size of Inorganic/Organic Semiconductors Heterojunction Nanowires for Perfect Performance Diodes
H. Liu, Institute of Chemistry,Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
Improved adhesion between polyimide substrates and screen-printed copper electrodes by chemical treatment of substrate surface
C.H. Cho and Y.J. Choi, Sejong University, KR

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