This conference considers new ideas, technologies, and potential applications across a wide range of disciplines critical to nano-, bio-, and info-technologies-based sensors and wearable systems, as applied to health monitoring of human and complex systems in engineering and medicine.

This year's theme focuses on emerging areas of wearable technology, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality and augmented reality, smart textile innovation, organic thin films and printable flex electronics, thought-controlled devices and systems, mobile wearable healthcare systems, wireless power feedback routines and devices for medical technology, smart optical materials technology, long-life micro-power systems, and thermoelectric energy conversion films and systems.

The conference aims to add the following areas to promote interdisciplinary exchange in understanding engineering systems from biological ones: nanowires, carbon nanotubes, magnetic nanotubes, organic electronics, MEMS, bioMEMS, nanostructures, nanoelectronics, microfluidics, high selectivity and sensitivity biological and chemical sensors, detection of harmful chemical and biological agents, microsensors for radioactivity, low power consumption physical and chemical sensors, security electronics, reliability and failure aspects, biomedical applications, biomimetics, fast DNA sequencing, smart drug delivery, polymer electronics, nano-optics, analytical techniques at the nanoscale, nano-assembly behavior, nano-integration, noise aspects and information technology at nanoscale, multifunctional nanosystems, and nano/bio interface.

It will also focus on advanced methods for the testing, reliability, packaging, and metrology of micro-and nano-scale materials and devices. Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following or related topics:

Wearable technologies and interfacing with industries 3D printing and smart sensor system innovation Novel materials and integration technologies Smart optical materials and device applications Energy materials and long-lasting micro-power system Integrated nano- and micro-structures Remote control and communication Simulation, modeling, and IT software Applications in engineering and medicine ;
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Conference SSN05

Nano-, Bio-, Info-Tech Sensors and Wearable Systems

This conference has an open call for papers:
Abstract Due: 25 August 2021
Author Notification: 29 October 2021
Manuscript Due: 9 February 2022
This conference considers new ideas, technologies, and potential applications across a wide range of disciplines critical to nano-, bio-, and info-technologies-based sensors and wearable systems, as applied to health monitoring of human and complex systems in engineering and medicine.

This year's theme focuses on emerging areas of wearable technology, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality and augmented reality, smart textile innovation, organic thin films and printable flex electronics, thought-controlled devices and systems, mobile wearable healthcare systems, wireless power feedback routines and devices for medical technology, smart optical materials technology, long-life micro-power systems, and thermoelectric energy conversion films and systems.

The conference aims to add the following areas to promote interdisciplinary exchange in understanding engineering systems from biological ones: nanowires, carbon nanotubes, magnetic nanotubes, organic electronics, MEMS, bioMEMS, nanostructures, nanoelectronics, microfluidics, high selectivity and sensitivity biological and chemical sensors, detection of harmful chemical and biological agents, microsensors for radioactivity, low power consumption physical and chemical sensors, security electronics, reliability and failure aspects, biomedical applications, biomimetics, fast DNA sequencing, smart drug delivery, polymer electronics, nano-optics, analytical techniques at the nanoscale, nano-assembly behavior, nano-integration, noise aspects and information technology at nanoscale, multifunctional nanosystems, and nano/bio interface.

It will also focus on advanced methods for the testing, reliability, packaging, and metrology of micro-and nano-scale materials and devices. Papers are solicited on, but not limited to, the following or related topics:

Wearable technologies and interfacing with industries
  • e-textile based smart garments
  • health monitoring e-bra, e-bro, and e-band aid
  • monitoring health conditions with flexible wireless EEG, EOG, EMG sensors
  • smart communication module with smart phone, Wi-Fi, GSM, GPRS
  • panel with industries pursuing the wearable technology
  • organic thin film and printable electronics
  • integration of flex electronics for wearable devices
  • wearable power
  • smart textiles
  • textile-based supercapacitors.
3D printing and smart sensor system innovation
  • 3D printing of materials (e.g., metal, polymer, ceramic, composites, etc.)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) in 3D printing
  • 3D printing in biomedical and medical applications; tissue engineering, surgery, orthopedics, healthcare
  • 3D printing of nano and microsensor systems
  • 3D printing for space
  • 3D printing of textile garments, nanosensors and integration.
Novel materials and integration technologies
  • nanomaterials
  • carbon materials
  • 3D nanostructures
  • biomaterials
  • nanowires
  • integration of nano-and micro-sensors with microelectronics
  • integration of sensors with flexible organic electronics
  • novel nanomaterials for wearable systems
  • materials for flexible RFID systems.
Smart optical materials and device applications
  • field coupling techniques for control and operation
  • refractive index shifters
  • smart optics and active lens
  • characterization methodology of smart materials
  • new device concepts with smart optical materials
  • bandgap energy model and restructuring
  • error-free temporal and spatial tenability.
Energy materials and long-lasting micro-power system
  • energetic materials with quantum modification
  • mobilization of deep level potential-well
  • enhanced surface energy for artificial catalysis
  • micro-power device concepts for long-life operation
  • emerging and nascent materials for micro-power devices.
Integrated nano- and micro-structures
  • smart sensors, smart actuators
  • smart microsystems
  • nanosystems
  • drug delivery systems
  • nondestructive methods for nano-engineered materials, nano-structures, and nano-devices.
Remote control and communication
  • micro-antenna, rectenna
  • remote sensing
  • RF MEMS
  • reconfigurable antenna
  • microwave and millimeter wave components and devices.
Simulation, modeling, and IT software
  • CAD/CAM for nanosystems
  • design tools for integrated MEMS and NEMS
  • electro-thermo-mechanical modeling
  • microfluidics modeling
  • virtual and augmented reality.
Applications in engineering and medicine
  • thermoelectric energy conversion systems
  • thin-film hybrid PV/thermoelectric solar panels
  • biomedical
  • pharmaceutical
  • human-computer interactions
  • brain-computer interface; brain-machine interface
  • electroactive-polymer-based artificial muscles
  • surgical procedures and nanosystems implementation
  • wireless power feedback routines and devices for medical applications.
Conference Chair
Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Conference Co-Chair
Norfolk State Univ. (United States)
Conference Co-Chair
KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Conference Co-Chair
NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
Program Committee
Amir Ameli
Washington State Univ. Tri-Cities (United States)
Program Committee
Athanassia Athanassiou
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
Program Committee
The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Program Committee
Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics (SINANO) CAS (China)
Program Committee
Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Srinivasan Gopalakrishnan
Indian Institute of Science (India)
Program Committee
Masaru Kawakami
Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Program Committee
The Univ. of Utah (United States)
Program Committee
The Univ. of Texas at El Paso (United States)
Program Committee
Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Program Committee
Univ. of Calgary (Canada)
Program Committee
KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Program Committee
Kyungpook National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Program Committee
Indian Institute of Science (India)
Program Committee
Louisiana State Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Program Committee
Hiroya Tanaka
Keio Univ. (Japan)
Program Committee
VTT Technical Research Ctr. of Finland (Finland)
Program Committee
The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Univ. of Washington (United States)
Program Committee
Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Program Committee
Norfolk State Univ. (United States)
Program Committee
Jianfeng Zang
Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Program Committee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
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