Sensors expo

The industry's largest event dedicated to sensors, connectivity, and systems

25-27 June - San Jose

For 30+ years, Sensors Expo & Conference has established itself as North America's premier event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. Join us in the heart of Silicon Valley - June 25-27, 2019 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California - to be a part of THE only event where you can find solutions for your present sensing technologies while exploring sensing technologies that are driving tomorrow's solutions.

It's more than the industry's leading tradeshow. And this June, there's more opportunity than ever to connect with the industry and the technologies driving it. Will you be there?

Imec will be present at booth 933. We also will be present with some talks, please find more information below:

Tuesday, June 25 • 10:45am - 11:10am

New Platforms Enabling Commercialization Opportunities for Printed, Flexible, Stretchable & Functional Fabric Sensors & Sensor-Based Systems

“Thin Film Electronics for Next Generation IoT Sensors Applications” by Prasahant Agrawal

Prashant Agrawal received PhD (Electrical Engineering) from KU Leuven (Belgium) in 2015 and MS (Computers Science & Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He is currently the Program Manager for Thin Film Electronics at Imec Belgium. Prior to this, he had been Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Imec between 2015-18 during which he managed technical and business development activities, and fund raising for internal ventures. He worked as Senior R&D Engineer in the Hyperspectral Imaging Group at Imec (Belgium) between 2014-2015 and as Technical Staff Member in the HPC Group at IBM Research India between 2006-2009. He has strong technical background in a wide array of domains such as thin-film electronics, hyperspectral image sensors, systems & applications, machine learning, high performance computing, embedded systems and low power VLSI. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and technology commercialization

Wednesday, June 26 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm

The Internet of Water: Insights in Water Quality Using Large-Scale Sensor Networks – Marcel Zevenbergen

In 2025, half of the world population will be living in water-stressed areas. Real-time insights in water quality are needed for optimal water management. This session explores the potential of extremely powerful but very small sensor platforms that can be applied in high volume, densely-spaced networks for real-time water monitoring.  Detecting heavy-metals, other pollutants or even bacteria is part of our long-term roadmap, and nanometer-sized silicon structures provide the tools for future sensor generations.

Thursday, June 27 • 10:00am - 10:50am 

Cognitive RF Sensing: Robust & Privacy Preserving Person Behavior Classification – Ilja Ocket

Ilja Ocket has been with imec since 1999, where he spent the first part of his career working on millimeter wave antennas, packaging and heterogeneous integration in a range of technologies. He currently leads various R&D initiatives in the areas of millimeter wave radar sensing (79 GHz and 140 GHz), sensor fusion (radar/video), AI/ML techniques for feature extraction, and molecular/cellular electrical sensors and actuators for environmental monitoring and life sciences applications.

Thursday, June 27 from • 11:00am - 11:50am

Derivative Optical Technologies: Potential of Integrated Photonics Beyond Telecom by Xavier Rottenberg

Optical (on-chip) telecommunication led the development of ever more mature, mainly Si-based, integrated photonic technology platforms. This session introduces a targeted diversion of these platforms to enable wave-based sensing and actuation in (quasi-)optical domain. It demonstrates novel systems for Life-Sciences, Flat optics, Imaging, Spectroscopy, Optical beam forming for LiDAR or THz RaDAR, that redefine the typical trade-offs between form factor, performance and price point.

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