NSTI Nanotech 2009

MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Applications

MEMS & NEMS

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:30 MEMS: InkJet Architectures
1:30 MEMS: InkJet Drop Formation
1:30 MEMS & Wireless: Increasing Human Safety
4:00 MEMS: InkJet Applications
4:00 MEMS & Wireless: Power
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
11:00 MEMS: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools
10:30 MEMS & NEMS: Sensors & Systems: Invited Lectures
1:30 MEMS & NEMS: Novel Materials, Processes & Devices
4:00 POSTERS
3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
10:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics - Transport Phenomena
10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
1:30 POSTERS
 MEMS & NEMS: Novel Materials & Processess
3:30 MEMS & NEMS: Molecular & Gas Sensors
3:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics - Applications
5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & Systems
 

Thursday May 7

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:30 MEMS: InkJet ArchitecturesRoom 371 BE
 Session chair: Chris Menzel & Jan Sumerel, FujiFilm, US
10:30 History and Continuing Role of InkJet
C. Menzel, FujiFilm, US (bio)
10:40 Continuous Inkjet Printing
E.P. Furlani, Eastman Kodak Company, US (bio)
11:05 Piezoelectric Inkjet Technology
X. Wang, FujiFilm, US
11:30 (CANCELED) Electrohydrodynamic Micro-droplet Generation on Both Conducting and Non-conducting Surfaces by Electric Induction
B.S. Lee, J.-G. Lee, H.-J. Cho, N. Huh, C. Ko, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, KR
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1:30 MEMS: InkJet Drop FormationRoom 371 BE
 Session chair: Chris Menzel & Jan Sumerel, FujiFilm, US
1:30 Piezoelectric Inkjet Printing of Metal Particle Films
L.F. Deravi, D.E. Cliffel, D.W. Wright, Vanderbilt University, US
1:55 Interplay between simulation, theory, and experiment in inkjet printing of complex fluids
O.A. Basaran, P. Bhat, H. Gao, Q. Xu, Purdue University, US (bio)
2:25 Curvilinear Waveforms for Fluid Dispensing
J. Clark, Zebra Technologies, US (bio)
2:45 Methods & Results from the Cambridge Inkjet Research Centre
S.D. Hoath, G.D. Martin, I.M. Hutchings, University of Cambridge UK, UK
3:15 Acoustic measurement of bubble size and position in an inkjet printhead
A. van der Bos, R. Jeurissen, J. de Jong, M. van den Berg, H. Wijshoff, H. Reinten, M. Versluis, D. Lohse, University of Twente, NL
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1:30 MEMS & Wireless: Increasing Human SafetyRoom 371 AD
 Session chair: Elena Gaura, Coventry University, US
1:30 Wireless sensor networks for space applications
D. Benhaddou, University of Houston, US (bio)
1:55 Wireless Sensor Networks for Emergency Response Applications
R. Stoleru, Texas A&M University, US (bio)
2:20 Priority Based Message Transmission over Unreliable Wireless Links for Safety Critical Monitoring Applications
X. Fei, J. Kemp, E.I. Gaura, J. Brusey, Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, Coventry University, UK
2:40 Wireless sensor networks for activity monitoring in safety critical applications
R. Rednic, E.I. Gaura, J. Brusey, Coventry University, UK
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4:00 MEMS: InkJet ApplicationsRoom 371 BE
 Session chair: Chris Menzel & Jan Sumerel, FujiFilm, US
4:00 Deposition of Functionalizing Materials on Photonic Microcantilever Chemical/Biological Sensors using Inkjet Technology
S.J. Ness, S. Kim, G.P. Nordin, Brigham Young University, US
4:20 High-Speed Room Temperature Curing of Metallic Inks
S. Farnsworth, K. Schroder, D. Pope, NovaCentrix, US
4:40 Enabling massive printed electronics: inkjet printing on low-cost substrates
F. Varela, E. Armendáriz, M. Aresti, R. Zárate, CEMITEC - Fundación Cetena, ES
5:00 Inkjet ink containing inorganic doped semiconductor (ZnS:Mn) nanoparticle pigments
P.D. Angelo, R.R. Farnood, University of Toronto, CA
5:20 Inkjet Printing of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrolyte and Cathode Layers
A.M. Sukeshini, R. Cummins, J. McCoppin, N. Herrmann, T. Reitz, D. Young, Wright State University, US
5:40 Tool for inkjet drop optimisation
C.L. Ayling, TTP, UK
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4:00 MEMS & Wireless: PowerRoom 371 AD
 Session chair: Elena Gaura, Coventry University, US
4:00 Wireless and Mobile Sensor Networks for Smart Civil Structures
Y. Wang, Georgia Tech, US (bio)
4:25 Nanochip - Ultra-High Data Density MEMS Memory Device
D. Adams, N. Belov, T-K. Chou, J. Heck, B. Kim, G. Knight, Q. Ma, V. Rao, G. Tchelepi, Nanochip, Inc., US
4:45 Study on Application of Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesters for Powering of Wireless Sensor Nodes in Large Rotary Machine Diagnostic Systems
B. Pekoslawski, P. Pietrzak, M. Makowski, L. Szafoni, A. Napieralski, Technical University of Lodz, PL
5:05 Power consumption of microelectronic equipment for wireless sensor networks
N. Poole, T. Mo, J. Brusey, Coventry University, UK
5:25 (CANCELED) Low Cost Paper Based Bowtie Tag Antenna for High Performance UHF RFID Applications
Y. Amin, S. Prokkola, B. Shao, J. Hållstedt, Q. Chen, H. Tenhunen, L-R Zheng, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), SE
5:45 Fully On-Chip High Q Inductors Based on Microtechnologies
K. Shah, N. Khalid, J. Singh, H.P. Le, J. Devlin, Z. Sauli, La Trobe University, AU
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU
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11:00 MEMS: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsRoom 371 BE
 Session chair: Gerhard Goldbeck-Wood, Accelrys, Inc., UK
11:00 An Online Tool for Simulating Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Flexures Using Distributed and Lumped Analyses
F. Li, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
11:20 A Parallel-plate-based Fishbone-Shape MEMS Tunable Capacitor with Linear Capacitance-Voltage Response
M. Shavezipur, P. Nieva, A. Khajepour, S.M. Hashemi, University of Waterloo, CA
11:40 Silicon die self-alignment on a wafer: stable and instable modes
J. Berthier, F. Grossi, L. Di Cioccio, Cea-Leti Minatec, FR
12:00 Effect of Nonlinear Structural Stiffness on the Response of Capacitive MEMS Devices
M. Shavezipur, P. Nieva, A. Khajepour, S.M. Hashemi, University of Waterloo, CA
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10:30 MEMS & NEMS: Sensors & Systems: Invited LecturesRoom 371 AD
 Session chair: Elena Gaura, Coventry University, US
10:30 A Design Environment for the Cost Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks
M. Niedermayer, University of Berlin, DE (bio)
11:00 MEMS & Wireless: from devices to microrobotic swarms
D. Popa, University of Texas at Arlington, US (bio)
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1:30 MEMS & NEMS: Novel Materials, Processes & DevicesRoom 371 AD
 Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA, US
1:30 Advancement of Prototyping and Fabrication Techniques for Active Sensors and Microelectronics
J.L. Zunino, D.R. Skelton, U.S. Army ARDEC, US
1:50 The Design, Fabrication and Characterization of A Novel Miniature Silicon Microphone Diaphragm
W. Cui, R.N. Miles, Q. Su, State University of New York at Binghamton, US
2:10 Nano-Electrodeposits of MEMS Directional Microphones for Hearing Aid Optimization
S.-S. Je, J. Kim, M.N. Kozicki, J. Chae, Arizona State University, US
2:30 Pneumatically driven Auxiliary Micro Tools for Desktop Factories
B. Hoxhold, S. Büttgenbach, Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE
2:50 Nanocomposite Contact Material for MEMS Switches
C. Ding, N.C. MacDonald, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
3:10 Photosensitive Glass for Ultra High Aspect Ratio Features
J.H. Flemming, R. Mack, C. Buckley, Life BioScience, Inc., US
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thijs Viegers, Philips Applied Technologies, US
3:00 Memristors for Pattern Recognition
B. Mouttet, George Mason University, US
3:10 Direct Writing of Freeform 3D Microstructures
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
3:20 Classification of features based on MLP neuro-networks
R. Reitzer, University of Jyvaskyla, FI
3:30 A novel nanocavity sensor for ultrasensitive, label-free biomolecular detection
C. Ives, Boston College, US
3:40 Magnetic Lithography
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:50 Janus Particle-based Biosensors
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US
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10:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics - Transport PhenomenaRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Daniel Attinger, Columbia University, US
10:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics - Overview
D. Attinger, Columbia University, US (bio)
11:00 Mathematical modeling of moving contact lines with applications to microscale heat transfer
V. Ajaev, SMU in Texas, US (bio)
11:30 On the use of Segmented Flow to Enhance Heat Transfer in Microchannel Heat Sinks
A.R. Betz, D. Attinger, Columbia University, US
11:50 Engineered Nanostructures for High Thermal Conductivity Substrates
K.K. Varanasi, P. Chamarthy, S. Chauhan, P. de Bock, T. Deng, A. Kulkarni, G. Mandrusiak, B. Rush, B. Russ, L. Denault, S. Weaver, F. Gerner, Q. Leland, K. Yerkes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
10:30 Superconducting Double Side Acoustical Transducer (ScoDoSaTr)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:40 A Magnetic Sensor for a Nano-Microscope (MaSNaMSc)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:50 Piezo-pinch - next generation piezoresistive sensors
M. Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
11:00 System For Impulse input of commands, control arguments and data
A. Zwart, VBT Innovations Inc., CA
11:10 High Resolution and Low Cost Refractometer
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
11:20 Photonic Crystal (PC) Waveguide based Micro-Pressure Sensors
J. Bindra, The University of Western Ontario/C4, CA
11:30 Improved miniaturization of microfluidic systems by ultrasonic levitation
M. Dorrestijn, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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MEMS & NEMS: Novel Materials & ProcessessExpo Hall
- Fabrication of Nanostructures on Curved Surfaces Using PDMS Stamp
B. Farshchian, S. Park, Louisiana State University, US
- Deposition of beta-SiC thin films on Si (100) substrates by MOCVD method for NSOM applications
S-H Nam, M-H Kim, J-S Hyun, J-H Boo, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
- MEMS Process Compatibility of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes
E.H. Cook, D.J.D. Carter, The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, US
- Design of Multi – Dimensional Variable Capacitors for RF MEMS
V.K. Lamba, D. Engles, S.S. Malik, A. Gupta, HCTM Kaithal, IN
- Dielectrophoresis and Comsol Simulation of Cell Entrapment At Electrodes
D. Padmaraj, W. Zagozdzon-Wosik, R. Pande, J.H. Miller, L-M Xie, J. Wosik, University of Houston, US
- BioMEMS for Mitochondriaa Medicine
D. Padmaraj, W. Zagozdzon-Wosik, Lei-Ming Xie, D. Pijanowka, J.H. Miller, P. Grabiec, J. Wosik, University of Houston, US
- Contactless Micro Position and Angular Sensor Device Based on Micro Structured Polymer Magnets
A. Waldschik, M. Feldmann, J. Dittmer, S. Büttgenbach, Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE
- Micro-Fabricated Electrostatic Voltage Sensor with a Thin Bulk-Silicon Device Layer
J. Dittmer, R. Judaschke, S. Büttgenbach, Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE
- Nanostructured 1D-FET for Remote Sensing Applications
K.T. Chiang, B. Lanning, Southwest Research Institute, US
- Micro-and Nanoscale Applications of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films
A. Kumar, S. Balachandran, T. Weller, University of South Florida, US
- Nodal Modeling of CMOS-MEMS Variable Capacitors
C.I. Lee, C.H. Wang, J. Reinke, T. Mukherjee, Industrial Technology Reseach Institute, TW
- Real-Time and Label Free Direct Sensing of Important Drug Molecules Using Nanostructured Polymeric Thin Films of Novel Conducting Polymers
R. Pernites, P. Dutta, R. Advincula, University of Houston, US
- Amperometric Detection of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B in milk using Magnetic Bead-Based Immunoassay on Disposable Screen Printed Carbon Electrode Strip
S.K. Rastogi, S. Gibbon, J.R. Branen, A.L. Branen, University of Idaho, US
- A Multifunctional MWCNT strain sensor: sensing and damping
X. Li, A.K. Keshri, A. Agarwal, C. Levy, Florida International University, US
- Energy Conversion according to Impact loading on Piezoelectric material
J. Lee, T. Kim, B. Choi, Sogang University, KR
- Probing Test of the High Density Microprobe Array with Out-Of-Plane Predeformation
T. Lai, C. Tsou, H-C Li, Feng Chia University, TW
- A Novel Virtual Button User Interface for Determining the Characteristics of an Impulse Input Based on MEMS Inertial Sensors
A. Zwart, D. Effa, P. Nieva, S. Lancaster-Larocque, University of Waterloo, CA
- The Study of Mechanical Stress in NEMS Heterostructures
X. Xu, B. Bogdan, F. Lime, L. Montes, Grenoble institute of technology, FR
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3:30 MEMS & NEMS: Molecular & Gas SensorsRoom 371 AD
 Session chair: Elena Gaura, Coventry University, US
3:30 Evaluating Nanomaterials Integrated with Microsensor Arrays for Breath Monitoring
K.D. Benkstein, B. Raman, C.J. Martinez, C.B. Montgomery, S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:50 Microfluidic Platforms with Micro- and Nanopore Membranes and in situ Formation of Lipid Bilayer in the Microfluidic Platform
J. Choi, N. Kim, S. Park, Louisiana State University, US
4:10 Detecting CH4 and CO Gases Using Micro-Structural Doping Compound Oxide Films on Si-Substrates
Y.F. Li, S.Y. Ma, L.B. Kish, J.-J. Ding, Northwest Normal University, US
4:30 Unique molecular identification using two-dimensional responses
G. Koley, M. Qazi, University of South Carolina, US
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3:30 Micro & Nano Fluidics - ApplicationsRoom 351 AD
 Session chair: Daniel Attinger, Columbia University, US
3:30 Nanotechnology Platforms for Studying Cellular Heterogeneity and Disease Biosignatures
F. Zenhausern, Arizona State University, US (bio)
3:55 Advances in PCR Using Natural Convection
V. Ugaz, Texas A&M University, US
4:20 Manufacturing of sensors and other MEMS devices using ink-jet technology
D. Wallace, MicroFab, US (bio)
4:45 Analysis of an Electrostatically Actuated MEMS Drop Ejector
E.P. Furlani, Eastman Kodak Company, US
5:05 A Solid Electrolyte Valve for Micro/Nano-fluidics
Y. Yang, X. Zhang, M.N. Kozicki, J. Chae, Arizona State University, US
5:25 (CANCELED) A Hydrophobicity Controlled Nanofluidic Pump
H. Liu, S. Dharmatilleke, A.A.O. Tay, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, SG
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5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & SystemsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
5:00 Ball Semiconductor Inc.
A. Ishikawa, Ball Semiconductor Inc., US
5:10 NanoLambda
B. Choi, NanoLambda, US
5:20 Microstaq Inc
R. Kaina, Microstaq Inc, US
5:30 NanoEngineering Corporation
J. Schmitt, NanoEngineering Corporation, US
 

Topics & Application Areas

  • Actuating Systems
  • Sensing Systems
  • Bio Micro & Nano Systems
  • RF & Communication Devices
  • Novel MEMS Devices
  • Novel NEMS Devices
  • NEMS & MEMS for Healthcare
  • Device Integration
  • Novel Materials & Applications
  • Other
 

Journal Submissions

Sensors & Transducers

On-line Journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’

Selected proceedings papers in the Electronics and Microsystems Track (MEMS & NEMS, Sensors & Systems, Micro & Nano Fluidics symposia, and MSM conference) will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’, please select the “Submit to Sensors & Transducers” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation. The journal covers all aspects of research related to, or of importance to, molecular modelling and simulation (including informatics, theoretical and experimental work).

For consideration into this Special Issue of Molecular Simulations, please select the “Submit to Molecular Simulation” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.


Symposium Coordinator

Matthew Laudon
Nano Science and Technology Institute

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