Haixia (Alice) Zhang

Prof. Haixia (Alice) Zhang is Professor at School of Integrated Circuit at Peking University. She received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech. at 1998. She
started her “Alice Wonderlab” at Peking University at 2001 after she finished the post-doc at Tsinghua University, then promoted to full Professor at 2007. She has published 200 peer-reviewed papers with 6500 citations. She is a Senior Member of IEEE and served as the General Chair of IEEE MEMS2021 and IEEE NEMS2021. She initiated iCAN at 2007, founded iCANX (www.ican-x.com ) at 2020. Currently her research is focus on micro-nano devices, energy harvesting, self-powering smart system, etc. She received National Invention Award of Science & Technology at 2006, Geneva Invention Gold Medal at 2014, National Education Award at 2018. She was listed in Forbes Top 50 Female Scientists at China in 2020. She received Nano Energy Award at 2021.

Svetlana Tatic-Lucic

B.S.E.E. (1986), Belgrade University, Yugoslavia (now Serbia); M.S.E.E (1990), Ph.D. (1994), California Institute of Technology.
Svetlana Tatic-Lucic received her Ph.D. in 1994 from Caltech, in the group of Prof. Yu-Chong Tai. She then joined Ford Microelectronics Inc., in Colorado Springs, where she worked on automotive sensors. Following this, she was a Consulting Engineer for Coventor, Inc. where she was working on micro-mirrors for fiber-optic communications and RF switches.
She joined the Lehigh University faculty in the Fall of 2002, where she has been appointed P.C. Rosin Assistant Professor. Prof. Tatic-Lucic received a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2005. She is also the recipient of the Alfred Noble Robinson Award for outstanding performance in service to the University and unusual promise of professional achievement, and she has received an award for Faculty Peer Mentoring in 2019, both from Lehigh University. Her research interests include BioMEMS, microfabrication technology, and design, as well as packaging and reliability of microsensors.

Yi Chiu

Yi Chiu received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC, in 1988, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, in 1991 and 1996, respectively.


Dr. Chiu is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, ROC. His research interests include electrostatic and electromagnetic energy harvesting, micro sensors, CMOS-MEMS sensors, PCB MEMS, and optical MEMS. Dr. Chiu has served as a member of the Technical Program Committee in IEEE Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro-Nano Technology (APCOT), IEEE Sensors, and International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers).

Saakshi Dhanekar

Mitradip Bhattacharjee

Mitradip Bhattacharjee (Member, IEEE) received the B.Tech. degree in electronics and communication engineering from the National Institute of Technology, India, in 2013, and the Ph.D. degree in Nanotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India, in 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India. He authored more than 40 research articles in internationally reputed journals and conferences, 6 book chapters, one book, and more than 20 submitted/granted national/international patents. He is leading the i-lab at IISER Bhopal and his group researches primarily in fundamental science behind sensors, electronic sensors and systems, biomedical engineering, bioelectronics, flexible/printed and wearable electronics, wireless systems, reconfigurable sensing antenna, and IoT. Dr. Bhattacharjee received several awards/ recognitions such as Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence Award by European Commission-2019, PSG Nanochallenge Award-2017, Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award-2016 among others.

Sten Vollebregt

Sten Vollebregt, senior IEEE member, received his B.Sc (cum laude, ’06) M.Sc. (cum laude, ’09) and Ph.D. degree (2014) in electrical engineering from the Delft University of Technology. Since October 2017, he has been an Assistant Professor in the Microelectronics Department of Delft University of Technology. His research focuses on the integration of emerging electronic materials into semiconductor technology for sensing applications. His research interests include (carbon-based) nanomaterials, 3D monolithic integration, wide-bandgap semiconductors, and (harsh) environmental sensors. He has co-authored over 45 journal publications, 4 book chapters, and holds 3 patents.

Ifana Mahbub

Ifana Mahbub is an Assistant Professor and TI Early Career Chair holder in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), where she is leading the Integrated Biomedical and RF Circuits and Systems Laboratory (iBioRFCASL). Before joining UTD, she was an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering department at the University of North Texas for five years. Her research interests include energy-efficient circuits and systems design for wireless telemetry, power transfer, and signal processing applications for implantable optogenetic neuromodulation and self-powered system. She received the B.Sc. degree (2012) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, and the Ph.D. degree (2017) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Mahbub is the recipient of the prestigious “Early Career Award” from the National Science Foundation (NSF) (2020) and the “Young Faculty Award” from DARPA (2021). In recognition of her outstanding research and teaching achievements, Professor Mahbub received the UNT College of Engineering’s PACCAR Distinguished Fellowship in 2020 and the Presidential Early Career Professorship Award in 2021.

Danling Wang

Dr. Danling Wang has completed dual PhD from Peking University in Physics and University of Washington (UW), Seattle, USA, major in Electrical Engineering. Her postdoctoral research was awarded by the first APL-SEED fellowship in UW. Since 2016, she is an assistant professor in the North Dakota State University and has launched a new research lab called NEWS lab (Nano-Electronic Wearable Sensors). Her research focuses on novel nanomaterials based functional sensor devices which can be broadly used in the detection of explosive, toxic gases in industry and military, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath for early stage disease diagnosis and health monitoring. Since 2016, Dr. Wang has published more than 20 peer reviewed journal articles and has been invited in couple of conference presentations. Her research has been founded and supported from the NASA, NSF, Sanford health research, ND EPSCoR grants and NDSU Foundation Awards.

Wansuree Massagram

Dr. Wansuree Massagram is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Naresuan University, Thailand. Her main interests are in industrial internet of things (IIoT) and Edge AI. She also collaborates on research with Western Digital Storage Technologies (Thailand) Ltd. and consults for Rainforest Connection, a non-profit technology startup.

As a recipient of the Royal Thai Government Scholarship, she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, where she won the IBM Information Technology and Service Solution Competition. She gained her Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2008 studying the feasibility of long-term cardiopulmonary monitoring via Doppler radar.

Venkat Bhethanabotla

Venkat Bhethanabotla obtained his B.S. degree from Osmania University in India, and Ph.D. from Penn State in Pennsylvania, USA, both in Chemical Engineering. He is a professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering at University of South Florida and Director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program. He has previously served as Chair of the ChBME Department (2009-2015). Venkat is an elected Fellow of the AIChE, AAAS, AIMBE, and NAI. He serves as an associate editor of the IEEE Sensors Journal. He has served IEEE and AIChE in many capacities, notably as General Chair of IEEE SENSORS 2016 and AIChE 2019 Annual Meeting. His current research is in the areas of chemical and biological sensors, plasmonics and computational catalysis. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books on these topics, and holds 15 issued patents.

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