Nano Science and Technology InstituteNano Science and Technology Institute
Nano Science and Technology Institute 2003 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference & Trade Show
Nanotech 2003
BioNano 2003
2003 Sub Sections
ICCN 2003
MSM 2003
WCM 2003
Press Room
NSTI Events
Site Map
Nanotech Proceedings
Nanotechnology Proceedings
Supporting Organizations
Supporting Organizations
Event Contact
696 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Ste. 423
Danville, CA 94526
Ph: (925) 353-5004
Fx: (925) 886-8461

MSM 2003, Announcement and Call for Papers


Sixth International Conference on
Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems

MSM 2003

February 23-27, 2003
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

The largest gathering in the field worldwide, MSM is the premier technical forum for presenting the latest research and development in modeling and simulation methods, tools and applications in the MEMS, microelectronic, semiconductor, sensor, materials and biotechnology fields.

The NanoTech 2003 Meeting, MSM & ICCN Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco hotel in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. This luxury property is located in the very heart of downtown San Francisco Bay, and is part of the dynamic 8-block Embarcadero Center with convenient access to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Moscone Convention Center, Ghirardelli Square, North Beach and Union Square and Financial District.

The conference will start Sunday late afternoon with registration and reception, and adjourn Thursday afternoon. Technical sessions, and the vendor exhibition run Monday through Thursday. Conference registration and housing will officially open Semptember 2002. The conference Technical Proceedings, consisting of articles submitted by authors of both oral and poster presentations will, be distributed to participants at registration. In addition to the Technical Program, an exciting series of Social Events are being prepared to allow attendees ample opportunity to interact socially and enjoy the sights and sounds of San Francisco.


The goal of MSM is to bring together researchers, designers, programmers and vendors involved in microsystem developments (MEMS microelectronic, semiconductor, sensor, materials and biotechnology fields). In an effort to dramatically shorten development time and reduce prototyping costs, simulation activities have experienced phenomenal growth, generating a large number of point solutions, as well as integrated tools. MSM provides a forum for microsystem simulation specialists, allowing them to be exposed to the state of the art modeling techniques currently implemented in academic or industrial research, encouraging a free exchange of ideas and generating synergies between adjacent specialties. Finally, MSM strives to help advanced modeling techniques diffuse into industry and research centers by organizing workshops, demonstrations and short courses.

MSM Topics and Application Areas


  • Mathematical Modeling and Scaling Laws
  • Numerical Methods
  • Finite and Boundary Element Methods
  • Process, Device and Circuit Simulation
  • Model Calibration, Validation and Metrology
  • Equipment Modeling
  • Co-simulation and Optimization
  • System and Multi-level Modeling
  • Characterization and Reliability
  • Data Bases, Data Exchange and Translators


  • Semiconductors and Microelectronics
  • Quantum Effects, Quantum Devices and Spintronics
  • Advanced Packaging and Interconnects
  • Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Smart Sensors and Structures
  • Advanced Lithography and Photonics
  • Biotechnology
  • DNA Chip Technology and Genomics
  • Microfluidic Systems
  • Electromagnetics, RF, Compact Modeling and Signal Integrity
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems

Sponsored and Endorsed by

  • National Science Foundation
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Applied Computational Research Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Electron Devices Society
  • CFD Research Corporation
  • Motorola
  • Coventor, Inc.
  • Intellisense Corp.
  • Molecular Simulations Inc.
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne
  • TIMA-CMP Laboratory, France
  • Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium
  • International Association for Mathematical and Computer

Conference Quick Links

Featured Sponsors
Nanotech Sponsors
News Headlines
NSTI Online Community

© Nano Science and Technology Institute, all rights reserved.
Terms of use | Privacy policy | Contact