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This monthly e-newsletter, written by the editors of Sensors & Transducers Magazine and Journal (ISSN 1726-5479), delivers the product and research news, end-use application news, information on upcoming events for MEMS and sensors professionals, and updates you on happenings in the sensor science, industry and markets. The Newsletter reports the latest developments in sensor industry as it happens from leading research centers, universities and manufacturers. Who should read this Newsletter ? All who are interested in the newest information and trends in sensors, transducers, MEMS and sensor instrumentation, including DAQ.

 

IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.3, March 2015

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Bullet In this Issue:

 

1.   Sensors & Transducers journal, Vol.186, Issue 3, March 2015

2.   'Sustainable and Smart Resources’ Management in Cities: Role of Sensors and Measuring Procedures': Call for Special Journal's Issue

3.   Conferences, sponsored by IFSA

4.   Subscription

5.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions

 

Plus lots more information to be found on Sensors Web Portal: http://www.sensorsportal.com

 

 


Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal: Contents and Downloads
    
Vol. 186, Issue 3, March 2015

 

Products News:

 

Research Articles

 

1) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 1. Challenge of Modernity

    Svyatoslav Yatsyshyn, Bohdan Stadnyk, Yaroslav Lutsyk, Vasyl Yatsuk, pp.1-11

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

2) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 2.Checked Instrument Based on Quantum Resistance Standard

    Bohdan Stadnyk, Svyatoslav Yatsyshyn, Halyna Fedorchuk, pp.12-17

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

3) A Survey on Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Grid

    Vikram K., Yuvaraj. P., Venkata Lakshmi Narayana K., pp.18-24

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

4) A Review on State of Art Variants of LEACH Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

    Yuvaraj P., Vikram K., Venkata Lakshmi Narayana K., pp.25-32

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

5) A Novel Situation Specific Network Security for Wireless Sensor Networks

    Mohammad Al-Rousan, Muneer Bani Yassein, Ahmed Al-Dubai, Barraq Ghaleb, Ibrahim Mahmoud, pp.33-42

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

6) Investigation of the Performance of an Inductive Seawater Conductivity Sensor

    Wu Sheng, Lan Hui, Liang Jin-Jin, Tian Yu, Deng Yun, Li Hong-Zhi, Liu Ning, pp.43-48

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

7) Micro-Cracks Detection of Eggshells Based on a Magnetostrictive Transducer

    Wei Lu, Chengyu Zhang, Hui Luo, Weimin Ding, Lin Wang, pp.49-54

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

8) Investigation of Artificial Neural Network Techniques for Thermistor Linearization

    Naveen Kumar Vaegae, Venkata Lakshmi Narayana K., pp.55-63

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

9) Sub-surface Elasticity Imaging Sensor based on Bio-Optics with Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)

    Jong-Ha Lee, pp.64-71

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

10) Intraoperative Near-Infrared Multispectral Imager for Lung Tissue Characterization

     Jong-Ha Lee,, pp.72-78

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

11) Liquid Level Sensing using Planar Inter-digitated Electrodes Employing CMOS Process

     B. N. Baliga, Kamaljeet Singh, V. Kavitha, Navneet Verma, M. M. Nayak, K. Nagachenchaiah, V. K. Lakshmeesha, pp.79-84

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

12) An Approximate Sphere of the Four Anchor Nodes Positioning Method Based on RSSI

     Yong Jun Zhang, En Xiu Chen, pp.85-92

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

13) Temperature Modulation with Specified Detection Point on Metal Oxide Semiconductor Gas Sensors for E-Nose Application

     Arief Sudarmaji, Akio Kitagawa, pp.93-103

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

14) Non-Destructive Classification of Assam Black Tea Using Ultra-fast Gas Chromatography (UFGC) Coupled
      with Soft Independent Modeling of Class Analogy (SIMCA)

     Santosh Kumar, P. C. Panchariya, P. Bhanu Prasad, A. L. Sharma, pp.104-111

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

15) Brain Signal Monitoring Model Using THz Whispering Gallery Modes Generated by Micro-conjugate Mirror Probe

     Kriengsak Yothapakdee, Preecha P. Yupapin, Kreangsak Tamee, pp.112-117

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

16) Synthesis of Cu Doped ZnO Nanostructures for Ultra Violet Sensing

      Nazar Abbas Shah, Muhammad Abid, Mohammad Amin, Rahat Afreen and Syed Zafar Ilyas, pp.118-124

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

17) Synthesis and Characterization of an Al3+-Selective Fluorescent Probe

      Jun Zhang, Na Li, Fa Dai, Qing Luo, Yuxiang Ji, pp.125-128

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

18) Real Time In-circuit Condition Monitoring of MOSFET in Power Converters

     Shakeb A. Khan, tariqul Islam, neeraj Khera, A.k. Agarwala, pp.129-133

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

19) Low Loss High Isolation NEMS/MEMS Switch for High Frequency RF Applications

     Elangovan R. and Usha Kiran Kommuri, pp.134-139

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

20) Physics and Technology of Humidity Sensing Through a Solid State Pellet of Cerium Oxide

     Monika Singh, B. C. Yadav, pp.140-147

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

21) Real Time Control of Non-Linear Conical Tank

     Sitanshu Satpathy, Prabhu Ramanathan, pp.148-153

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

22) Study on Mud Pumping Mechanism of Subgrade Surface Layer in Slab Ballastless Track Zone

     Xiaopei Cai, Xianghui Cai, Kexu Liu, Haoyu Wang, Liangwu Guo, pp.154-160

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

23) Modeling and Measurements of Alternating Magnetic Signatures of Ships

     Zhiqiang Wu, Xinhua Zhu, Bin Li, pp.161-167

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

24) Concrete Crack Measurement and Analysis Based on Terrestrial Laser Scanning Technology

     Xiangyang Xu, Hao Yang, Ingo Neumann, pp.168-172

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

25) Role of Annealing Temperature on Morphology of Alumina Thin Film Prepared by Wet-Chemical Method

     Manju Pandey, Prabhash Mishra, M. P. Singh, S. S. Islam, pp.173-176

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

 

 

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Bullet Sustainable and Smart Resources’ Management in Cities: Role of Sensors and Measuring Procedures

     Call for Special Issue of Sensors & Transducers journal

 

The purpose of this special issue is to present original articles and review papers that give an overview of current progress of research, development, improvement and applications of sensors and measurement procedures in the global effort to achieve sustainable and smart resource management in cities and urban environments, focusing on energy management, water management and waste management applications. Original research and review papers as well as technical –application papers are most welcome to this issue, focusing.

 

The topics covered in this issue and are related to energy, water and waste management in urban areas, but not limited to, include

  • Sensors and measuring procedures for energy, smart grid, and utility applications

  • Smart sensors and systems

  • Algorithms and Security protocols

  • Energy and water BigData analytics: techniques

  • Supporting technologies for energy, water and waste applications of sensors

  • Sensors networks in energy, water and waste infrastructures: components and devices

  • Sensors communication technologies and types

  • Sensors future applications and platforms for energy, water and waste

  • Sensors power consumption and supply

  • Theory, principles, effects, design, standardization and modelling

  • Components for measuring systems used in energy, water and waste management

  • Global trends

  • Economic issues related to the application of sensors in energy, water and waste management

  • Management and monitoring

  • Sensors in personal and home applications for energy, water and waste

  • Enterprise and manufacturing applications

  • Transportation applications of sensors in urban areas

  • Smart library services for integrated systems

  • Sensor systems for securing and emergency response in natural and man-made disasters in energy, water and waste infrastructures

 

Deadline for articles submission:  November 30th, 2015

 

More details are available at:

http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Call_for_Articles_Management_in_Cities.htm

 


Bullet NetWare 2015 Conferences Umbrella: Sensors Related Conferences
     August 23-28, 2015 - Venice, Italy (New deadline: 15 April 2015)

 

 

SENSORDEVICES' 2015 Conference

 

 

1) The 6th International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES' 2015)

 

Invitation

 

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

 

SENSORDEVICES 2015, The 6th International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications

The submission deadline is extended to April 15, 2015.

 

 

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to Sensors & Transducers journal:

http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Submission.htm

 

 

Call for Papers, Tutorials, Panels

 

SENSORDEVICES 2015, The Sixth International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications

 

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SENSORDEVICES15.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SubmitSENSORDEVICES15.html

 

Event schedule: August 23 - 28, 2015 - Venice, Italy

Submission deadline: April 15, 2015

 

 

Contributions:

 

- Regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Demos: two pages [posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

 

 

Proposals for:

 

- Mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- Workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- Tutorials: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

- Panels: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

 

 

Submission deadline: April 15, 2015

 

Sponsored by IARIA, http://www.iaria.org

 

 

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

 

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

 

 

Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/CfPSENSORDEVICES15.html

 

 

Sensor devices

 

Movement sensors (acceleration, rotation, speed, inclination, torque, vibrations, resonance); Atmosphere sensors (gas, oxygen, temperature, moisture, vacuum, pressure, wind); Position sensors (displacement, position, proximity, level, gap); Liquid sensors (flow, moisture, humidity, pH, pressure); Sound sensors (acoustic, ultrasonic, resonance); Technology-oriented sensors (nanosensors, optical, chemical, magnetic, biosensors)

 

 

Ultrasonic and Piezosensors

 

Design; Technologies; Signal conditioning; Applications

 

 

Photonics

 

Photonics-based sensors; Optoelectronics; Photonics-based metrology and instrumentation; Photonic integrated circuits; Opto-electro-mechanical sensors and systems

 

 

Infrared

 

Infrared sensing; Passive infrared sensors; Infrared proximity sensors; Infrared temperature sensors; Infrared motion sensors; Infrared sonics; Pyroelectric infrared

 

 

Gas Sensors

 

Non-Dispersive Infrared Gas Sensors; Electrochemical Gas Sensors; Optical Gas Sensors; Gas Sensors Applications: Health & Safety; Environmental Monitoring; Water & Waste Treatment ; Aerospace & Automobile Industries; Materials for Gas Sensors; Physical, Chemical and Biological Methods in Gas Sensing; Micro and Nano Technology in Gas Sensing.

 

 

Geosensors

 

Geosensor networks; Monitoring geographic space change, Tracking moving objects; Spatiotemporal sensors; Motion imagery records and analysis; Geovisualization; Application of geosensor networks

 

 

Sensor device technologies

 

Energy harvesting for autonomous sensors; Smart sensors; Embedded sensors; Nanomaterials for sensors; Nanowire sensors; Nanoparticule-based technologies; Ultrasonic technologies; Film-bases sensors; Resonant systems; Optical interferometry; Micro-and nanofabrication; Coating materials

 

 

Sensors signal conditioning and interfacing circuits

 

Direct sensor-to-microcontroller interfacing; ASICs and ICs for sensors; Signal conditioning; Signal processing; Sensors buses and interfaces; Multi-sensor signal conditioning and sensor arrays; Smart sensor interfaces; Digital and analog sensor interfaces; Universal sensors and transducers interface

 

 

Medical devices and sensors applications

 

Design and technologies for medical devices and sensors; Specialized sensors: EEG, ECG, accelerometers, pressure sensors, temperature sensors; Body sensors; Wireless body area networks

 

 

Sensors domain-oriented devices, technologies, and applications

 

Environmental sensors; Bridges and civil construction sensors; Security sensors; Surveillance sensors; Space sensors; Image sensors

 

 

Sensor-based localization and tracking technologies

 

Distributed and cooperative methods for ad hoc sensor networks; Measurement techniques (RSS, TOA, TDOA, etc.); Indoor/outdoor localization and tracking; Localization and tracking using satellites (GPS, Galileo); Radars; Remote sensing

 

 

Sensors and Transducers for Non-Destructive Testing

 

Ultrasonic Transducers for NDT; Ground Penetrating Radars; Acoustic Guided Waves Transducers; Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducers Applications; Fluxgate and Magneto Inductive Sensors; Optical Fiber Sensors; Eddy Current Sensors.

 

 

SENSORDEVICES 2015 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ComSENSORDEVICES15.html


 

 

SENSORCOMM' 2015 Conference banner

 

 

2) The 9th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM' 2015)

 

Invitation

 

 

The submission deadline is April 15, 2015.

 

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

 

- SENSORCOMM 2015, The 9th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications

 

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to Sensors & Transducers journal:

http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Submission.htm

 

 

Call for Papers, Tutorials and Panels

 

SENSORCOMM 2015, The Ninth International Conference on Sensor

Technologies and Applications

 

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SENSORCOMM15.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SubmitSENSORCOMM15.html

 

Event schedule: August 23 - 28, 2015 - Venice, Italy

 

 

Contributions:

 

- Regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Demos: two pages [posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

 

 

Proposals for:

 

- Mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- Workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- Tutorials: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

- Panels: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

 

 

Submission deadline: April 15, 2015

 

Sponsored by IARIA, http://www.iaria.org

 

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

 

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

 

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

 

 

SENSORCOMM 2015 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on

the site)

 

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/CfPSENSORCOMM15.html

 

 

APASN: Architectures, protocols and algorithms of sensor networks

 

Network planning, provisioning and deployment; Network Architectures for Sensor Networks; Network Protocols for Sensor Networks; Structural design; Distributed Sensor Networks; Dynamic sensor

networks; Scalable and heterogeneous architectures; Hierarchical clustering architectures; Group-based Architectures; Network topologies; Mesh networking; Device centric sensor networks; Distributed coordination algorithms; Topology construction; Routing protocols; Routing Metrics; Distributed Algorithms; Attribute-based named nets; Mobility and Scalability; Attribute-based named Sensor Networks; Query optimization; Self-organization and self-configuration algorithms; Reconfigurability; Time Synchronization; MAC protocols for sensor networks (801.11, 802.15.4, UWB, etc); Location and time service; Integration with other systems; Distributed inference and fusion; Cross-layer design and optimization; Complexity analysis of algorithms; Sensor networks and the Web; Integration with other systems (e.g., Web-based information systems, process control, enterprise software, etc.); Target tracking; RFID tags; Traffic scheduling

 

 

MECSN: Energy, management and control of sensor networks

 

Energy models; Energy optimization; Energy management; Power-aware and energy-efficient design; Power sources in sensor networks; Battery technology; Power management; Algorithms and theories for management; Communication strategies for topology control; Algorithms and theories for supervisory control; Sensor tasking and control; Distributed control and actuation; Location and mobility management; Bandwidth management; Distributed networked sensing; Resource provisioning; Resource management and dynamic resource management; Schemes to maximize accuracy and minimize false alarms; Online self-calibration and self-testing; Handoff and mobility management and seamless internetworking; Distributed actuation and control; Topology control

 

 

RASQOFT: Resource allocation, services, QoS and fault tolerance in sensor networks

 

Algorithms to support quality of service in sensor networks; Protocols to support quality of service in sensor networks; QoS/SLA in sensor networks; Provisioning of QoS in terms of bandwidth and delay assurance; System services and distributed services in sensor networks; Delay tolerant networks and opportunistic networking; Failure resilience and fault isolation; Information assurance in sensor networks; Fault tolerance and reliability; Admission control; Resource allocation and fairness; Real-time resource scheduling; Scheduling and optimisation; Capacity planning

 

 

PESMOSN: Performance, simulation and modelling of sensor networks

 

Performance measurement of sensor networks; Performance evaluation and analysis of sensor networks; Performance comparison on capacity, coverage and connectivity; Modelling techniques of sensor networks; Validation of sensor network architectures; Simulation and theoretical analysis; Simulation software tools and environments; Theoretical performance analysis: complexity, correctness and scalability; Design, simulation and optimization tools for deployment and operation; Platform modelling and analysis tools; Analytical, mobility and validation models; System debugging and testing

 

 

SEMOSN: Security and monitoring of sensor networks

 

Security and privacy in sensor networks; Reliability aspects in sensor networks; Monitoring distributed sensor networks; Mechanisms for authentication; Secure communication in sensor networks; Encryption algorithms for sensor networks; Sensor secure management; Data integrity; Trustworthiness issues in sensor networks; Trade-off analysis

 

 

SECSED: Sensor circuits and sensor devices

 

Methods for sensor deployment; Instrumentation and models for deployment of sensors networks; Sensor architecture; Abstractions for modular design; Design and deployment of embedded system platforms; Embedded architectures and tools; Embedded processors; Embedded chip design; Micro and Nano devices; Biosensors; Optical sensors; Smart sensors; Acoustic Sensors; Microwave sensors; Middleware design; Sensor Prototypes; Sensor node components; Sensor interfaces; Actuators; Independent Component Analysis; Design of cost effective and economical sensors; Smart Material Applications to design sensors; Microfabrication Technologies for Microsystem Integration; Integration of sensors into engineered systems; Hardware platforms; Test-beds incorporating multiple sensors; Operating system and middleware support

 

 

RIWISN: Radio issues in wireless sensor networks

 

Wireless Sensor Communications; Network connectivity & longevity; Tracking objects; Geo-location problems; Network coverage; Algorithms for sensor localization and tracking; Detection, classification and estimation; Physical layer impact on higher level protocols; Directional and smart antennas for sensor networks; Coverage maintenance; Transceiver and antenna design; Ubiquitous wireless connectivity

 

 

SAPSN: Software, applications and programming of sensor networks

 

Applications and demonstrations of sensor networks; Software platforms and development tools; Architectural design and optimization tools for sensor nodes; Computation and programming models of sensor networks; Languages and operating systems of Sensors; Programming and Interfacing; Programming abstraction; Programming models for sensors; Programming methodology for sensor environments; Intelligent sensor theory and applications; Machine learning applications to sensor networks; Wireless sensor applications; Applications for sensor network management; Software tools for chip programming; Application requirements; Application evaluation and comparison; Demos and prototype testing

 

 

DAIPSN: Data allocation and information in sensor networks

 

Techniques for the interpretation and use of sensor data in decision-making processes; Distributed data processing; Distributed signal processing; Array signal processing; Statistical signal processing; Distributed query processing; Distributed information processing; Distributed algorithms for collaborative information and signal processing; Task allocation, reprogramming and reconfiguration; Coding and information theory; In-network processing and aggregation; Data analysis and visualisation; Data storage in sensor networks; Data retrieval; Data dissemination; Data compression and aggregation; Data transport in wireless sensor networks; Data gathering and fusion in wireless sensor networks; Theories and models on fundamental information and communication aspects of sensor networks; Redundancy

 

 

DISN: Deployments and implementations of sensor networks

 

Methods for sensor networks deployment; Practical implementations and real-world experiences; Real-life deployments; System implementation; End-user aspects; Operational experience and test-beds; Industrial and commercial developments and applications; Measurements from experimental systems, test-beds and demonstrations; Intelligent sensors, body sensors and their utilisation; Analysis of real-world systems and fundamental limits; Smart Sensors for building surveillance; Sensing in health care; Games using sensor networks; Peer-to-peer, overlay, and content distribution wireless sensor networks; Use cases (e.g., Automotive, Battlefield, Defense, Construction, Disaster recovery, Environmental, Medical, Security, Biomedical, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, etc.); Sensor networks for Rural and Agricultural environments; Sensors for railway systems; Pattern Recognition; Machine Intelligence; Sensor-equipped Smart Environment; Deployments in Harsh Environments; Potential application areas

 

 

AIS: Atmospheric Icing and Sensing

 

Design aspects of atmospheric ice sensor (Control circuitry, winterization, power supporting system, embedded systems, power converters, interface and data links, communication, material ,quality

control, practical implementations, real time development, end user aspects); Atmospheric ice sensing techniques (Capacitive ice sensors, infrared ice sensors, load cell based ice sensors, vibrating probe based ice sensor, ultrasonic ice sensors); Applications of atmospheric ice sensor (Ice sensors for wind energy/resource assessment, ice sensors for offshore structures, ice sensors for road applications, ice sensors for power transmission, ice sensors for aviation, ice sensors for communication sector); Experience from field measurements in cold regions (system maintenance , remote sensing, logistics & accessibility, human efficiency while maintenance, system health monitoring, anticipation to unforeseen errors, synchronization and delays in operation)

 

 

UNWAT: Under water sensors and systems

 

Protocols for underwater sensor networks; Underwater hardware; Underwater wired systems; Underwater wireless sensor networks; Underwater sensors for neutrino telescopes; Acoustic and radio

underwater communication; Aquatic environments and applications; Unmanned underwater exploration; Underwater localization and knowledge acquisition; Scalable underwater monitoring and measurement systems; Fixed and mobile underwater wireless sensors; Aquatic surveillance applications; QoS/Performance in underwater communication; Surface-floating and underwater sensor communication; Access control in underwater networks; Latency effects for critical applications and synchronization; Synchronization and delays in underwater sensor networks; Localization in underwater sensor networks; Advanced underwater sensor-based applications

 

 

ENOPT: Energy optimization in wireless sensor networks

 

Energy supply, lifetime and transmission power; Energy efficiency; State-driven energy optimization; Power consumption models; Energy-aware adaptive low power; Optimal energy-aware clustering; Lifetime-oriented energy provisioning; Sensor placement and accessibility; Random sensor deployment and density function; Fixed and adjustable transmission power; Traffic and energy consumption rate; Energy-efficient topology control; Energy optimization in multi-hop communications; Energy harvesting for autonomous sensors

 

 

SENSORCOMM Advisory Chairs

Jean Philippe Vasseur, Cisco Systems, Inc., France

Jaime Lloret Mauri, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

Jens Martin Hovem, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

Sergey Yurish, IFSA, Spain

 

 

SENSORCOMM 2015 Industry Liaison Chairs

Sarfraz Khokhar, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA

Michael Niedermayer, Siemens AG, Germany

Harkirat Singh, Samsung Electronics Co., Korea

 

 

SENSORCOMM 2015 Research/Industry Chairs

Hristo Djidjev, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA Teng Rui, National

Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Japan

S. Biju Kumar, Philips Research - Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Ivan Ndip, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Zuverlaessigkeit und

Mikrointegration / Technische Universitaet (TU) Berlin, Germany

 

 

SENSORCOMM 2015 Special Area Chairs

 

Embedded systems

Joshua Ellul, University of Malta, Malta

 

Security

Yenumula Reddy, Grambling State University, USA

 

Body networks

Alessandro Pozzebo, Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy

 

Underwater systems

Mylène Toulgoat, Communications Research Centre - Ottawa, Canada

 

Applications

Elena Gaura, Coventry University, UK

 

Social sensing

Abdulrahman Alarifi, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

(KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 

Atmospheric Icing and Sensing

Muhammad Shakeel Virk, Narvik University College, Norway

 

 

SENSORCOMM 2015 Committee:

http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ComSENSORCOMM15.html

 


 

 

CENICS' 2015 Conference

 

 

3) The 8th International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics (CENICS' 2015)

 

Invitation

 

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

- CENICS 2015, The 8th International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics

 

The submission deadline is extended to April 15, 2015.

 

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to Sensors & Transducers journal:

http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Submission.htm

 

 

Call for Papers, Tutorials, Panels

 

CENICS 2015, The 8th International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics

 

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/CENICS15.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SubmitCENICS15.html

 

Event schedule: August 23 - 28, 2015 - Venice, Italy

 

 

Contributions:

 

- Regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Demos: two pages [posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

 

 

Proposals for:

 

- Mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- Workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- Tutorials: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

- Panels: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

 

 

Submission deadline: April 15, 2015

 

Sponsored by IARIA, http://www.iaria.org

 

 

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

 

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

 

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

 

 

Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

 

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/CfPCENICS15.html

 

 

Semiconductors and applications

 

Special semiconductors; Tunable bandgap semiconductors; Piezoelectricity; Polarization; Breakdown voltage; Superconductivity; Ferromagnetism; Biocompatibility; Chemical and thermal stability; Power amplification at very high frequencies; High temperature electronics; LEDs and lasers; Photodetectors; Transistors; Piezoelectric filters

 

Design, models and languages

 

Languages and models for specification and design of hardware; Robust, reliable and/or safe embedded electronics; Circuits/hardware description languages; Standards related to design languages; Processor and memory design; Embedded system design; VHDL-related standards; Electronic circuits modelling; Automatic generation of models; Quantitative analysis of models; Distributed CAD systems; Collaborative design based on Internet and WWW; Electronic systems design based on WWW; System- and high-level synthesis, HW/SW codesign

 

Signal processing circuits

 

Signal processing; High-speed signal processing; Multi-scale signal processing and imaging; Asynchronous circuits and systems; High frequency processing; Power and signal amplifiers; Parallel processing circuits; Equalization processing; Compression, transcoding, and applied signal processing

 

Arithmetic computational circuits

 

Operational arithmetic circuits; Basic arithmetic operations; Modular operations; Decimal-floating point operations; Multiple-precision operations; Squaring and exponentiation; Polynomial evaluations; Periodic functions; Operational approximations; Parallel decimal operations

 

Microelectronics

 

Components and circuits for communications; HMIC and MMIC design; Micro-electronics; Nano-electronics; Lasers and mini-lasers; Miniature devices; Low power electronics; Nano-scale electronics materials

 

Electronics technologies

 

Organic optoelectronic; Implantable electronics; Wearable electronics; Low power electronics; Electronic microarray technology and applications; RF and Microwave

 

Special circuits

 

Programmable circuits; Design of reconfigurable micro-chips; VLSI circuits design; Low-noise circuits; Digital modulators; Micro-sensors; Micro-antennas; Thermal circuits; Reconfigurable circuits; Dynamically reconfigurable processors; Oscillators; VCOs and phased-array transmitters

 

Consumer electronics

 

Home-oriented electronics; Biometric circuits; Home gateway; Home theater circuitry; Game systems; Interactive and directed programming electronics; Advanced DVD and CD; Interactive and directed programming electronics

 

Application-oriented electronics

 

Navigation electronics; Industrial electronics; Automotive electronics; Application-oriented electronics; Telemedicine and eHealth electronics; Biochip design for health science applications; Bio-systems and miniature instruments; Biosensors and biosensor networks; Industrial measurement electronics; Industrial control electronics; Energy distribution electronics; Energy saving and conversion circuits; Indoor and outdoor light control systems; Power electronics; Avionics electronics; Railways electronics; Vehicular electronics; Embedded electronics; Process industry electronics

 

 

CENICS 2015 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ComCENICS15.html

 


 

 

ICQNM 2015 Conference

 

 

4) The 9th International Conference on Quantum, Nano/Bio, and Micro Technologies (ICQNM' 2015)

 

Invitation

 

The submission deadline is April 8, 2015.

 

Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to:

 

- ICQNM 2015, The 9th International Conference on Quantum, Nano/Bio, and Micro Technologies

 

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to Sensors & Transducers journal:

http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Submission.htm

 

 

Call for Papers, Tutorials and Panels

 

ICQNM 2015, The 9th International Conference on Quantum, Nano/Bio, and

Micro Technologies

 

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ICQNM15.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SubmitICQNM15.html

 

Event schedule: August 23 - 28, 2015 - Venice, Italy

 

Contributions:

 

- Regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- Posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Demos: two pages [posted at http://www.iaria.org]

- Doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

 

 

Proposals for:

 

- Mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- Workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- Tutorials: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

- Panels: [slide-deck posed on http://www.iaria.org]

 

 

Submission deadline: April 15, 2015

 

Sponsored by IARIA, http://www.iaria.org

 

 

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

 

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

 

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

 

 

Topics:

 

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/CfPICQNM15.html

 

 

NBIOSENS: Nano/Biosensing

 

Novel biorecognition and actuation approaches; Multifunctional biosensing (nano) materials and interfaces; Biomacromolecular confinement, control, orientation, and anchoring at interfaces; Nano/biosensors for biotechnology and for biomedical applications

 

 

QTECH: Quantum technologies

 

Quantum information; Quantum communication; Quantum computation; Quantum teleportation; Quantum cryptography; Quantum key distribution; Quantum communication infrastructure; Quantum entanglement; Quantum simulation tools

 

 

QSEC: Quantum security

 

Quantum cryptographic systems; Quantum key distribution primitives; Security of QKD protocols; Privacy and authentication in QKD based networks; Quantum Cryptographic error-correcting codes; Quantum cheating; Attacking QKD devices; Quantum correlations; Current limitations of QKD based communication; Reasoning about QKD security; Security frameworks for QKD environments; QKD based networks security vulnerabilities; Applications of QKD systems

 

 

NTECH: Nano technologies

 

Nano materials and nanostructures; Nano devices and electronics; Nano lithography and manufacturing; Nano fluidics and robotics; Nano architectures and computation models; Reliability of nano devices, circuits and systems; Modeling and simulation of nano devices; Design methodologies and tools for nano circuits and systems; Nano tribometry; Testing of nano circuits and systems; Nano tools; Integrated nano systems; Standards

 

 

MTECH: Micro technologies

 

Micro modeling and design; Micro fabricated sensors; Micro/Nano fluidic devices; Biomolecular machines; Micro propulsion systems; Fuel cells and energy storage devices; Fluidic and optical structures; Micro materials and micro systems; System integration - macro/micro/nano systems; Micro factory and micro assembly; Microscale control and micro manipulation; Reliability of micro devices, circuits and systems (microreliability, microsafety); Near-field microscopy; Instrumentation micro systems (actuators, transducers, etc.); Non-destructive evaluation (acoustic, thermal, etc.); Micro-instruments; Scanning probe microscopy

 

 

APPDOM: Application nano/micro domains

 

Nano/micro materials (materials, 3-D microstructuring, nano/micro scale thermal radiation); Nano medicine (drug delivery; Nano particles i.e., viruses; proteins); Bio-nanostructures (nano-tubes, nano-particles); Microsystems, micro fluidics (including nano-fluidics, modeling; fabrication and application); Micro instrumentation / implantable micro-devices (miniaturized bio-electronic systems etc.); Micro imaging; Nano measurements (optical interference); Nano biotechnology; Aerospace and automotive; Molecular manufacturing; Nanotech networking event; Quantum Nano metrology; Defense and homeland security; Energy saving and optimal consumption; Aerospace applications; Data-storage techniques; Self-healing materials; Defense applications; Safety; Environmental; Education & training

 

 

MATERIALS: Nano and micro materials and properties

 

Interconnect materials, technologies, and applications; Materials and technologies for package-level thermal management; Nano films; Porous and pin-fin surfaces; Electrospun polymer fibers; Polymer/Clay nano composites; Optofluidics; Silicon nanowires; Wide band-gap dielectrics; Mechanical and thermal properties; Specifics on evaporation and condensation; Crystallization; Elasticity and performance; Adhesion measurements

 

 

FLUIDICS: Microfluidics and nanofluidics

 

Micro thermal technologies; Separation technologies; Detection technologies (optical and electro chemical); Fluid mechanics and modeling; Microfluidics (DNA, lab-on-a-chip, lithography, etc.); Fluidics design and assembly; Hybrid devices, microfluidic packaging; Digital microfluidics; Capillary electrophoresis; Microfluidic fuel cells; Cell soring and handling; Single cell analysis; Polymeric composites; Molecular dynamics; Multi-phase nanofluidics; Nano-properties and magnetic fields; Magnetic nanofluids; Transport in nanofluids

 

 

SUPER: Superconductivity, materials and applications

 

Types of superconductivity; Superconductor classification; Supercurrents and superconductors; d-wave superconductors; Superconductor-ferromagnet bilayer structures; Spin screening effect in superconductors; Antiferromagnetic spin fluctuations; Spin relaxation; Thermal expansion; Doping and temperature dependence; Interlayer spacing; Two-dimensional superfluid density; Band renormalization; Fermi surface reconstruction; Specific heat oscillations; Superconducting quantum interference; n-dimensional nanoscale patterns; Ferromagnet thin film heterostructures; Superfluid film; Superfluid stiffness; Iron-based superconductors; Anisotropic pressure derivatives

 

 

NBR: Nano and bio robotics

 

Autonomous and teleoperated nano-manufacturing systems; Microscope nano-probes, optical tweezers, and dielectrophoresis; Carbon nano-tubes and biological objects (DNA, RNA, cell, tissue, etc.); Biologically inspired miniature space robots and micro-/nano-systems; Nano-particles and nano-wires; Micro-/nano-electromechanical systems; Performance models of nano- and bio-robots; Dynamics and kinematics of bio-nano robots; Molecular kinematics; Limitations of nano-robot colonies; Nano-robots and nano-assembly; Nano-robots control design; Computational nano-robotics; Nano-robotics simulation; Nano-robotics communications techniques; Evolutionary nano-robots; Cellular robotics and micro/nano robotics systems; Viral proteins motors; Protein-based nano-motors and nano-robots; Biomolecular components interfaces (DNA joints and carbon-nanotube rigid links); Nano-robots in nano-medicine; Surgical micro-robots inside the human body; Nano-robotics and biomedical applications; Medical nano-robots feasibility

 

 

ICQNM Advisory Chairs

Vladimir Privman, Clarkson University - Potsdam, USA

Christian Kollmitzer, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria

Victor Ovchinnikov, Aalto University, Finland

 

ICQNM 2015 Research/Industry Chairs

Marco Genovese, Italian Metrological Institute (INRIM) -Torino, Italy

Keiji Matsumoto, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

 

 

ICQNM 2015 Special Area Chairs

 

QSEC

Masahito Hayashi, Nagoya University, Japan

 

Fluidics

Alireza Azarbadegan, University College London (UCL), UK

 

Quantum algorithms and quantum complexity

Francois Le Gall, The University of Tokyo, Japan

 

Quantum control

Daoyi Dong, University of New South Wales, Australia

 

ICQNM 2015 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ComICQNM15.html

 


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