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Short Courses Nanomaterials


Micro Energy

Optical MEMS

Integrated Biosensors


A variety of Short Courses will be offered on Sunday, June 21st from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. covering the latest advancement and development in the field of solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems.

Each half-day short course will consist of 4 hours of lectures. Fee includes entrance to one short course, one copy of the course notebook, and coffee breaks. The attendees must choose the course(s) or lectures they would like to attend at the time of registration as there will be no in and out privileges and material will only be prepared for those who sign up for the Sunday Short Course. Early registration is encouraged as seating is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. On-site registration will be very limited.

To learn more about lectures given during each short course, please click on the title of the respective short course.

Morning Courses

Title:Nanomaterials and Structuring for Sensors
Time:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presenters:Juergen Brugger - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), SWITZERLAND
Christofer Hierold - ETH Zürich, SWITZERLAND

Title:Commercialization of MEMS: In Search of the Tornado
Time:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presenter:Kurt Petersen - Consultant, USA
Janusz Bryzek - LV Sensors, Inc, USA

Title:Micro Energy Harvesting
Time:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Presenters:Peter Woias - University of Freiburg/IMTEK, GERMANY
Gerhard Wachutka - Technical University of Munich, GERMANY
Eric Yeatman - Imperial College, London, UK
Peter Spies - Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits, GERMANY

Afternoon Courses
Title:Optical MEMS and Bio-Nano-Photonics
Time:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Presenter:Ming C. Wu - University of California, Berkeley, USA

Title:Integrated Biosensors: Devices and Systems
Time:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Presenter:Roland Thewes - Technische Universität Berlin, GERMANY

Title:Piezoelectric Materials and Applications
Time:1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Presenters:Kaoru Yamashita - Osaka University, JAPAN
Isaku Kanno - Kyoto University, JAPAN
Jong-Uk Bu - SenPlus, KOREA, SOUTH

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