Invited speakers

Prof. Eric Bakker

Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Geneva

Invited talk:
Recognizing Ionic Species with New Sensing Concepts

Dr. Chris Blackman

Senior Lecturer, University College London

Invited talk:
Designing selectivity: A chemists perspective

Prof. Sergey Borisov

Associate Professor, Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Food Chemistry, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Invited talk:
Luminescence-based chemical sensors

Prof. Hyung-Gi Byun

Professor, Division of Electronics, Information & Communication Eng. Kangwon National University, Korea

Invited talk:
Olfaction as Sensors and Actuators

Professor Dr. Orawon Chailapakul

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Invited talk:
Paper-based Biosensor and Its Applications

Prof. Mauro Epifani

Full time researcher at the Istituto per la Microelettronica e Microsistemi (Institute for Microelectronic and Microsystems) of the Italian "Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche" (National Council of Researches)

Invited talk:
Materials Architectures for Chemoresistive Gas-Sensing by Cross-Talk with Heterogeneous Catalysis. Principles, Synthesis and Applications

Prof. Ulrike Diebold

Professorin an der TU Wien, Inst. of Applied Physics

Invited talk:
Surface Chemistry of Semiconducting Metal Oxides, Viewed at the Atomic Scale

Dr. Andreas T. Güntner

PostDoc, Department für Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik, ETH Zürich

Invited talk:
Selective gas sensors from flames for breath analysis

Jussi Hiltunen

VTT - Technical Research Centre of Finland, Senior Scientist

Invited talk:
Mass-producible opto-fluidic sensors

Dr. Gary Hunter

Senior Electronics Engineering, NASA Glenn Research Center

Invited talk:
Smart Sensor Platforms and Systems for Aerospace Applications

Dr. Hiroshi Imaya

RIKEN KEIKI Co., Ltd./Deputy General Manager

Invited talk:
Development of amperometric gas sensors for industrial/environmental usage.

Prof. Charlie Johnson

Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA

Invited talk:
Nano-biosensors based on two-dimensional materials

Prof. Seonghwan Kim

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nano Sensing Systems, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

Invited talk:
Quantitative nanomechanical IR spectroscopy for label-free molecular recognition

Dr. Dave Kubinski

Technical Expert, exhaust gas sensors; Ford Research and Innovation Center, Dearborn, Michigan

Invited talk:
RF measurement technique as a tool to understanding the gas loading on automotive catalysts

Prof. Jong-Heun Lee

Professor; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea University

Invited talk:
Highly selective and sensitive detection of benzene, toluene, and xylene using oxide semiconductors

Prof. Geyu Lu

Professor; College of Electronic Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China

Invited talk:
Solid State Electrochemical Gas Sensors Based on Stabilized Zirconia and Oxide Electrodes

Prof. Chris A. Mayhew

Universitätsprofessor and Director of the Institute for Breath Research; Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck

Invited talk:
Applications of Soft Chemical Ionisation Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation for Clinical Breath Analysis

Dr. Hisao Ohnishi

Osaka Gas Co., ltd. / Executive Researcher

Invited talk:
Ultra low power thin film gas sensor for battery operated gas alarm

Dr. Pehr Pehrsson

Research Chemist in the Chemistry Division of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, where he heads the Nanomaterials Interfaces and Devices Section of the Surface Chemistry Branch

Invited talk:
Silicon Nanowire Arrays for the Preconcentration and Joule Heating-Based Desorption of Trace Vapors

Prof. Mariusz Pietrzak

Assistant Professor at Warsaw Univeristy of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Meical Biotechnology

Invited talk:
Noble-metal based nanoparticles in modern bioanalysis

Prof. Gustavo Rivas

Full Professor (INFIQC-Departamento de Fisicoquímica, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Córdoba National University); “Superior Research” Argentine Research Council (CONICET); Member of National Academy of Sciences of Argentina

Invited talk:
Carbon nanostructures-based (bio)sensors for the quantification of relevant (bio)markers

Prof. Neus Sabaté

Neus Sabaté is an ICREA Professor. She co-leads the Self-Powered Engineered Devices at the Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona since 2015.

Invited talk:
Fuel cells as key components for the next generation of autonomous diagnostic devices

Dr. Steve Semancik

Physicist and Project Leader; Biomolecular Measurement Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Invited talk:
Integrated Microheaters and the Role of Localized Temperature Control in Chemical and Biochemical Sensing

Prof. Hiroaki Suzuki

Professor at the University of Tsukuba

Invited talk:
Coulometry and signal enhancement for microfluidic systems

Dr. Alberto Tarancón

Research Professor, Head of the Nanoionics and Fuel Cells Group, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), ICREA

Invited talk:
Fully integrated electrochemical sensors: a disruptive alternative compatible with microelectronics procedures

Dr. Teodor Veres

Section Head, BioAnalytical Micro-Nano Devices - Medical Devices Research Center, National Research Council of Canada. Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Bioengineering Departments, McGill University

Invited talk:
Nanomaterials and Microfluidics for Integrated Bio-Analytics Applications

Prof. Dr. Patrick Wagner

KU Leuven, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Soft-Matter Physics and Biophysics Section

Invited talk:
Bio- and chemosensors based on the thermal boundary resistance at solid-liquid interfaces

Prof. Ping Wang

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Invited talk:
The research progress of biomimetic olfaction and taste sensors

Prof. Jing-Juan Xu

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Nanjing University

Invited talk:
Biopolar devices in Biosensing

Prof. Tomoyuki Yasukawa

Professor, Graduate School of Material Science, University of Hyogo

Invited talk:
Rapid formation of single-cell pairs for producing hybridomas

Prof. Zhengjun Zhang

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Invited talk:
On-site Gas Sensing by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering