Special Sessions Available

SPS-1: Advanced Measurement and Data Analytics for Industrial Equipment Health Monitoring

Organizer: Weihua Li - South China University of Technology, China ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Wang, Shibin - Xi’an Jiaotong University, China ([email protected])
Invited Speaker: Prof. Ruqiang Yan
Invited Speech: AI-Enabled Data Analytics for Industrial Equipment Health Monitoring

SPS-2: Smart Sensors in the Context of Industry 4.0

Organizer: Vincenzo Paciello - Univ. Cassino, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Marco Carratù - Univ. Salerno, Italy; Reza Abrishambaf , Univ. Miami, USA; Antonio Espirito-Santo - Univ. of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal; Victor Huang  - Sage Technologies, USA

SPS-3: Sensors, Instrumentations and Artificial Intelligent Technologies for Envi-IoTs on Field Change Investigation, Disaster Forecasting and Disease-vectors Survey

Organizer:  Der-Chen Huang -  National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan ([email protected] )
Co-Organizer: Tuan Guo, E-mail: [email protected], Jinan University, China (TC-42 Chair), Huan Liu, E-mail: [email protected], China University of Geosciences, China, Chi-Hung Hwang, E-mail: [email protected], Taiwan Instrument Technology Research Center, NARLabs, Taiwan(TC-18 Active Chair) 

SPS-4: Measurements for Demanding Communications: Broadband and Industrial Networking

Organizer: Gianfranco Miele, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy  - Emiliano Sisinni - Univ. Brescia, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Mikael Gidlund, MidSweden University, Sundsvall ([email protected])
Invited Speaker: Alessandro Depari, Paolo Ferrari, Alessandra Flammini, Emiliano Sisinni, Stefano Rinaldi
Invited Speech: Evaluation of the impact of Cloud Database services on Industrial IoT Applications"

SPS-5: Unobtrusive Systems and Wearable Technologies for Medical Applications

Organizer: Carlo Massaroni - Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Emiliano Schena, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy
([email protected])

SPS-6: Instrumentation and Measurement for Improving Quality, Reliability and Safety: New Perspectives for Research and Industry

Organizer: Lorenzo Ciani - Univ. Florence, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Marcantonio Catelani, University of Florence, Italy; Loredana Cristaldi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Giulio D’Emilia, University of L’Aquila, Italy  

SPS-7: Green Sensors: Sensing Systems and Transducers for the Implementation of a Sustainable Economy

Organizer: Carlo Trigona - Univ. of Catania, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Salvatore Graziani, [email protected], Univ. of Catania, Italy

SPS-8: Sensors and Sensing System for Assistive Technology

Organizer: Vincenzo Marletta - Univ. Of Catania, Italy ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Ramiro Velázquez, Universidad Panamericana, Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Invited Speaker: Edwige Pissaloux, Univ. Of Rouen, France
Invited Speech: Force-Feedback Tablet : a new ICT device for 2D data display

SPS-9: Innovative Measurement Systems for Applications in Harsh Environments

Organizer: Georg Brasseur - Graz University of Technology ([email protected])

SPS-10: Multichannel Imaging for Scientific and Industrial Application

Organizer: Maik Rosenberger - Technische Universtät Ilmenau ([email protected]

SPS-11: Recent Advances in Fiber Optic Sensing: Sensors, Instrumentations, Measurements and Applications

Organizer: Tuan Guo - Jinan University, China ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Tongyu Liu, Jinan University, China ([email protected]) ; Prof. Yong Zhao, Northeastern University, China ([email protected]
Invited Speaker: Prof. Fei Xu
Invited Speech: Flexible Microfiber Sensors for Health Monitoring

SPS-12: Sensing and Augmented Reality for Public Safety and Emergency Response

Organizer: Yang Cai - Carnegie Mellon University ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Mel Siegel
Invited Speaker: Prof. Fei Xu
Invited Speech: Flexible Microfiber Sensors for Health Monitoring

SPS-13: Advanced Interface Circuits for Autonomous Sensors

Organizer: Boby George - IIT Madras, India ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Dr. Ferran Reverter,  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya; Stoyan Nihtianov, ASML BV, The Netherlands

SPS-14: From Low-Energy to Energy-Autonomous Sensor and Measurement Systems

Organizer: Sebastian Bader ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Michele Magno, ETH Zurich
Invited Speaker: Brendan O'Flynn
Invited Speech: Towards Autonomous Smart Sensing Systems

SPS-15: Near Field Electromagnetic Sensing and Imaging

Organizer: Gui Yun Tian - Newcastle University, UK ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Darko Vasić, University of Zagreb,  Croatia ([email protected])

SPS-16: Software Defined Radio in Instrumentation and Measurement

Organizer: Hubert Zangl, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria ([email protected] )

SPS-17: Robotics: Tactile & Proximity Sensing

Organizer: Stephan Mühlbacher-Karrer, JOANNEUM RESEARCH ROBOTICS (JR), Austria ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Stefan Escaida Navarro, Inria Lille-Nord Europe, France; Björn Hein
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Invited Speaker: Ivan Petrović, and Ivan Marković
Invited Speech: Multisensory-based Safety Concept for Human-Robot Collaboration in Robotized Warehouses

SPS-18: Intrabody communication for body area networks

Organizer: Željka Lučev Vasić, Univ. Of Zagreb, Croatia ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Yueming Gao, Fuzhou University, China

TC-1: Nondestructive Evaluation and Industrial Inspection Track - Innovations for Next-Generation of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation

Organizer: Helena Maria Geirinhas Ramos, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa ([email protected])
Co-Organizer: Dr. Zheng Liu, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada
Invited Speaker: K. Elliot Crammer