This symposium will address all aspects of chemical and biological sensors. Chemical and biological sensors find extensive application in environmental monitoring, health care, food security and industrial quality assurance, safety, and process control, to name a few. These ubiquitous sensors are becoming an integral part of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, and progress in this domain can be seen each month. The promise is that everyone and everything will be connected via wireless data collection, and services like healthcare will be brought to everyone, everywhere, anytime, for virtually any need. With recent advances in novel and smart materials, big data analytics, low cost manufacturing, point of care screening, and wearable platforms, sensors will play an instrumental role in improving the quality of life and enable end-users to make meaningful and informed decisions. This meeting intends to bring together a range of interdisciplinary topics and covers all materials aspects of sensors and systems, sensor fabrication, sensor testing, field studies, and prototypes.

session topics
  • Materials synthesis, characterization, and their sensing prospects;
  • Novel sensor concepts, design, modeling, verification, and system integration
  • Low-cost sensor implementation using inkjet printing, aerosol printing, etc. on flexible platforms
  • Wearable and point of care sensors
  • Sensors and systems for IoT, food quality, environmental monitoring, smart agriculture, and flexible tags

Praveen Kumar Sekhar, Washington State University, U.S.A.,

Sanjay Mathur, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany,