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Section Board for 'Physical Sensors'

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Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione (Department of Electrical and Information Engineering), Politecnico di Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Fax: +39 08059 63410
Interests: optoelectronic technologies; photonic devices and sensors; nanophotonic integrated sensors; non linear integrated optics; microelectronic and nanoelectronic technologies
Prof. Dr. Caterina Ciminelli
Optoelectronics Laboratory, Politecnico di Bari, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Via Re David, 200 70125 Bari, Italy
Fax: +39 08 0596 3610
Interests: optoelectronic devices; photonic devices; optical devices; microelectronics; nanoelectronics
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors in Space
Dr. M. W. Cole
Integrated Electromagnetic Materials Research Group, Materials and Manufacturing Science Division, U.S. Army Research Laboratory-WMRD, BLDG, 4600, Deer Creek Loop, Attn: RDRL-WMM-E, Aberdeen Proving Ground, 21005, USA
Interests: electronics; dielectric thin films; MEMS; electromagnetic sensors; sensor materials; sensor thin film fabrication process science; optoelectronic sensors; thin film and semiconductor techniques; microsystem technology; nanotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Dielectric Thin Films for Tunable Sensors and Active Devices
Dr. Francesco De Leonardis
Department of Electrical and Information Engineering Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Fax: +39 08 0596 3410
Interests: photonic devices; non linear integrated optics; nonlinear photonic sensors; nanophotonic integrated sensors; semiconductor lasers; optical sensors for gyros
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Gyroscopes and Navigation Systems
Prof. Dr. Gary R. Pickrell
Materials Science and Engineering Department; Director of Surface Engineering, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing; Director, NanoBioMaterials Laboratory; Associate Director, Center for Photonics Technology, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Tel. 5402313504; Fax: +1 540 231 2158
Interests: chemical sensors, biological sensors, physical sensors, photonic sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Agent Detection
Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Industrial, Environmental and Health Monitoring
Special Issue: Optical Sensors for Chemical, Biological and Industrial Applications
Prof. Dr. Gangbing Song
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: piezoceramics sensors; strain sensors; fiber optical sensors; embedded sensors; nondestructive testing; structural health monitoring
Prof. Dr. Peter C. Hauser
University of Basel, Department of Chemistry, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4004 Basel, Switzerland
Fax: +41 61 267 10 13
Interests: electrochemical sensors; optical chemical sensors; capillary electrophoresis; contactless conductivity detection; flow-injection analysis; electronics
Dr. Tindaro Ioppolo
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750337, Dallas, TX 75275-0337, USA
Interests: sensors; actuators; laser based diagnostics for fluid dynamics; fluid structure interaction; drag reduction and wind energy
Contribution: Special Issue: Micro-Optical Sensors
Prof. Dr. Melvyn Smith
Director of the Centre for Machine Vision, Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics, T Block, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol B16 1QY, UK
Fax: +44 117 32 83636
Interests: machine vision; automated visual inspection; surface inspection; 3D imaging
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Tittmann
Director of Engineering Nanostructure-Characterization Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Earth and Engineering Science Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: piezo-electric transducers; non-destructive evaluation transducers; acoustic microscope focused transducers; air-coupled ultrasonic transducers; laser-based transducers
Prof. Dr. Martin Hegner
School of Physics, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Fax: +353 1 896 3037
Interests: optical trapping; optical tweezers; laser tweezers; trapping; scanning force microscopy; single molecule experiments; dynamic force spectroscopy; multifunctional cantilever array sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Sensors and Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Markus W. Sigrist
ETH Zürich, Institute for Quantum Electronics, HPF D 19, Schafmattstrasse 16, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41-44-633 2289; Fax: +41 44 633 12 30
Interests: widely tunable infrared laser sources; sensitive and selective monitoring methods such as multipass absorption, photoacoustics and cavity ringdown; algorithms for spectral analyses of multi-component mixtures; low-cost photoacoustic gas sensors; application of laser-spectroscopic schemes
Contribution: Special Issue: Laser Spectroscopy and Sensing
Special Issue: Laser Sensing and Imaging
Prof. Dr. Andreas Hütten
Bielefeld University, Department of Physics, Thin films & physics of nanostructures, Universitaetsstr. 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: magnetic thin films and nanoparticles; interaction of magnetic nanoparticles in microfluidics; magnetoresistive senors; Heusler alloys related to spintronics and shape memory effects
Contribution: Special Issue: Magnetic Sensor Device-Part 1
Special Issue: Magnetic Sensor Device-Part 2
Prof. Dr. Wilmar Hernandez
Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Universidad Tecnica Particular de Loja-UTPL, Campus UTPL, Calle San Cayetano Alto s/n, PO Box: 1101608, Loja, Loja, Ecuador
Interests: intelligent sensors; mechanical sensors; electronics; instrumentation; optimal signal processing; robust and optimal control
Contribution: Special Issue: Intelligent Sensors
Special Issue: Instrumentation, Signal Treatment and Uncertainty Estimation in Sensors
Special Issue: Intelligent Sensors - 2010
Professor Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
Department Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, University Complutense of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34.1.3947546
Interests: computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection and track movement; fusion and registering from imaging sensors; superresolution from low-resolution image sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain
Special Issue: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: Collaborative Sensors
Special Issue: Sensor-Based Technologies and Processes in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain 2013
Special Issue: Sensors for Fluid Leak Detection
Special Issue: Agriculture and Forestry: Sensors, Technologies and Procedures
Topical Collection: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain 2015
Special Issue: Imaging: Sensors and Technologies
In other journals:
Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) based Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Image Processing in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: Image and Video Processing in Medicine
Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics
Prof. Dr. Khalil Arshak
Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, College of Informatics & Electronics, University of Limerick, Plassey Technological Park, Limerick, Ireland
Fax: +353 61 338176
Interests: thin and thick film technology; mixed oxide thin- and thick-film sensor development; e-nose technology; gas; humidity; temperature; radiation sensors; solar cells; thin dielectric oxide films using MIM structures; FIB lithography process development & mod
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Polymer Based pH Sensors
Prof. Dr. Manuela Vieira
Electronic and Communication department, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa/ISEL, Rua Conselheiro Emídio Navarro, 1949-014 Lisbon, Portugal
Tel. +351916831566; Fax: +351 218317114
Interests: thin film techology; optoelectronic sensors; optical sensors; optical signal and processing devices; image and color sensors; large area electronics; flexible sensors
Prof. Dr. Hong-Nan Li
School of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian City, China
Interests: fiber optical sensors; piezoceramic sensors; global positioning systems; structural health monitoring; damage detections
Prof. Dr. Xue Wang
9003 Building, Tsinghua Garden, Department of Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Tel. 8610-62776161; Fax: +86 10 62776161
Interests: intelligent sensors; sensors networks; remote sensing; intelligent signal processing; Kalman filtering; multisensor fusion; intelligent maintenance and fault prognosis; measurement instrumentation; robust and optimal control
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Efficiency and Intelligent Signal Processing for Wireless Sensing
Prof. Dr. Vittorio Ferrari
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione (DII) Facoltà di Ingegneria - Università di Brescia Via Branze, 38 - I25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: Piezoelectric sensors and transducers; Resonant and acoustic-wave sensors; Energy harvesting for sensors; Sensor interface electronics; MEMS and microsensors for physical quantities
Dr. Roland Moser
Head of Inspection Technology R&D, ALSTOM Power Service, ALSTOM (Switzerland) Ltd, Brown-Boveri Strasse 7, CH-5401 Baden, Switzerland
Fax: +41 56 205 66 73
Interests: thermographic sensors; ultrasonic sensors; acoustic emission; capacitive and inductive sensors; electrostatic sensors; diamagnetism; EMAT; hall sensors; optic sensors; fabrication of microsensors
Prof. Dr. Philippe Fauchet
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Studies Building, Room 514, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627-0231, USA
Fax: (585) 276-2058
Interests: photonics/optoelectronics: silicon laser, silicon modulators and signal processing, silicon nonlinear optics; silicon/biological interfacing: silicon biosensors, silicon orthopedics, silicon membranes; energy: beta-photovoltaic, fuel cells
Prof. Dr. Edoardo Charbon
Chair of VLSI Design, Department of Microelectronics, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
Contribution: Special Issue: Integrated High-performance Imagers
Special Issue: Delft Workshop 2008-2009—Sensors and Imagers: a VLSI Perspective
Dr. Piervincenzo Rizzo
University of Pittsburgh, SWANSON School of Engineering, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 3700 O'Hara Street, 729 Benedum Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15261-2294 USA
Interests: nondestructive evaluation/testing, structural health monitoring, ultrasonic sensors, signal processing
Dr. Luca Pezzati
Gruppo Beni Culturali, CNR INO – Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Florence, Italy
Fax: +39 055 2337755
Interests: diagnostic of cultural heritage; scanner for IR reflectography; image processing; interferometry; optical metrology; optical design
Contribution: Special Issue: Active and Passive Sensors for Art Diagnostic, Analysis and Investigation
Special Issue: Sensors for Cultural Heritage Diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Xiaoning Jiang
North Carolina State University, 911 Oval Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Fax: +919 515 7968
Interests: micro/nanofabrication of smart materials and structures; ultrasound sensors and transducers; ultrasound imaging, therapy and sensing; sensors and transducers for extreme environments
Contribution: Special Issue: Ultrasonic Sensors and Transducers for Applications in Biology, Medicine and NDT
Prof. Dr. Debbie G. Senesky
Stanford University, Durand Building, MC 4035, Stanford, CA 94305-4035, USA
Fax: +1 650 7233018
Interests: harsh environment sensors; wide bandgap semiconductors; compound semiconductors; high-temperature instrumentation; radiation hardened semiconductors; semiconductor sensors; optical sensors; chemical sensors; micromechanical resonators; energy harvesters; piezoelectricity; microfabrication; nanotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors for Harsh-Environment Applications
Prof. Dr. Simon X. Yang
Advanced Robotics & Intelligent Systems (ARIS) Lab, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: electronic noses; smart sensors; sensor signal process; multi-sensor fusion; sensor networks; robotics; intelligent systems; control systems; systems modeling and analysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors for Agriculture
Dr. Manuel Quevedo
Department of Material Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Interests: Flexible Electronics, Radiation Sensors, TFTs
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Flexible Electronics
Prof. Gui Yun Tian
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Interests: sensor technologies for non-destructive testing and evaluation; structural health monitoring; electromagnetic and optical sensors; sensor network; system design; material identification; networked instrumentation
Dr. Jianmin Miao
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Interests: MEMS microfabrication and packaging; Physical, microfluidic and biological sensors; Biomimetic and bio-inspired MEMS/NEMS; Energy harvesting MEMS
Prof. Elfed Lewis
Optical Fibre Sensors Research Centre, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Interests: Optical Fibre Sensors; Optical Sensors and Instrumentation; Photonic Sensor Systems
Dr. Kenneth J. Loh
Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: multifunctional materials; nanocomposites; structural health monitoring; bio-inspired systems; resilient systems; wearable technology
Prof. Dr. Fu-Kuo Chang
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Tel. 650 7968899
Interests: Structural health monitoring; Design of integrated structures; Smart structures; Design and damage tolerance of composites structures; Multi-functional materials
Prof. Dr. Gert F. Trommer
Institute of Systems Optimization (ITE), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Tel. +49 721 608-42620
Interests: inertial sensors and systems, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), indoor navigation, guidance, navigation & control of mobile platforms
Contribution: Special Issue: Inertial Sensors and Systems
Prof. Dr. Angelo Maria Sabatini
The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: wearable sensor systems for human motion capture; magneto-inertial measurement units; signal processing for wearable sensors
Prof. Dr. Yael Nemirovsky
Electrical Engineering Department, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Interests: Micromachining technology and Micro-Nano-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS/NEMS); CMOS Image Sensors; RF MEMS and RF CMOS; CMOS-SOI-MEMS/NEMS Sensors & Imagers for the visible, IR and THz radiation
Dr. Wee Ser
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Interests: wearable sensing technology; sensor array signal processing; EEG signal analysis; medical image analysis; Lab-on-a-chip image analysis
Prof. Dr. Kamiar Aminian
Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurement, Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), STI-IBI2-LMAM, Station 11, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: Inertial sensors; algorithms for wearable systems; motion capture and tracking; activity monitoring; biomechanical instrumentation; sport performance measuring
Contribution: Special Issue: Body Worn Behavior Sensing
Dr. Sally Seidel
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Interests: Semiconductor and diamond sensors for particle physics applications; radiation hardness of sensors
Dr. Vamsy P. Chodavarapu
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, OH, USA
Tel. +1 937 229 2780
Interests: sensor microsystems; electrochemical sensors; optical sensors; magnetic sensors; wireless sensors; conductance/impedance/capacitance sensors; CMOS Lab-on-Chip; integrated CMOS-MEMS platforms; zero cost sensors
Prof. Dr. Seung-Bok Choi
Smart Structures and Systems Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, 253, Yonghyun-dong, Namgu, Incheon, 402-751, Korea
Tel. (032) 860-7319
Interests: smart materials (ER/MR, Piezoelectric materials, and Shape Memory alloys) and its applications, automotive systems, robot systems, vibration control systems and robust control algorithms
Prof. Dr. Naser El-Sheimy
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Geomatics Multi-sensor Systems Department of Geomatics Engineering, The University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Tel. +1 403 220 7587; Fax: +1 403 284 1980
Interests: multi-sensor systems; inertial navigation technologies; GNSS/INS integration; mobile mapping systems, UAV and digital photogrammetry
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Next Generation MEMS-Based Navigation—Systems and Applications
Special Issue: Multi-Sensor and Multi-Data Integration in Remote Sensing
Prof. Dr. Angel Rodriguez-Vazquez
University of Seville, Seville, Spain
Interests: Analog and Mixed-Signal Circuits; Sensory Processing Circuits; CMOS image sensors
Prof. Dr. Toshikazu Nishida
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: reliable, high performance, multi-functional semiconductor devices, sensors, and actuators for microsystems employing strained Si, SiGe, GaN, ferroelectrics, and polymers and enabling multi-functional integrated system technology for smart systems
Prof. Dr. Thomas Moeslund
Visual Analysis of People Lab, Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: computer vision; image processing; machine vision; pattern recognition; visual analysis of peoples' whereabouts; surveillance; traffic monitoring
Dr. Meyya Meyyappan
NASA Ames Research Center MS 229-3 Building 229, Room 214 Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
Interests: Chem, bio and radiation sensors; nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes; graphene and inorganic nanowires and their application development in sensors, electronics, optoelectronics and energy storage
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Lamberti
Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica Politecnico di Torino Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24 I-10129 Torino, Italy
Tel. +39 011 090 7193
Interests: computer graphics; computer vision; image processing; human-computer and human-robot interaction; computer architectures; intelligent systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Detection and Tracking of Targets in Forward-Looking InfraRed (FLIR) Imagery
Special Issue: Sensors for Entertainment
Prof. Dr. Thurmon Lockhart
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Interests: neuro-rehabilitation; gait and posture; fall risk assessment; nonlinear dynamics; biodynamics; wireless inertial sensors
Dr. Fan Ye
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Interests: mobile sensing systems and applications; indoor localization and floor plan construction; Internet of Things; wireless and sensor networks; energy and power efficiency
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