M. Asadnia

Mohsen Asadnia is an Associate Professor and group leader in Mechatronics-biomechanics and at Macquarie University, Australia. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prior to joining Macquarie University, Mohsen had several teaching and research roles with the University of Western Australia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Nanyang Technological University. His work has resulted in over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles published in prestigious journals, including Nature Communication, Advanced Materials, Nano and Micro Letters. His research interest lies in Environmental/ Biomedical Sensors, Artificial Hearing Implant Devices, Microfluidics, Artificial Intelligence, and Bio-Inspired Sensing.

Tao Li

Tao Li is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Previously he was an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, where he served as a research faculty member with the Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS2). He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering (precision instruments) from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2009.

Dr. Li’s research interests include micromachined sensors and actuators, microfluidic devices, microsystems for biomedical and environmental applications, sensor interfaces and embedded systems, microsystem packaging, and nontraditional microfabrication technologies. He has authored >40 journal and conference publications and book chapters, and holds 7 patents issued or pending. He received the CEAS College Master Educator Award from the University of Cincinnati in 2021. He has served on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Sensors Conference since 2013 and in the Organizing Committee since 2019.

Calogero Maria Oddo

Calogero Maria Oddo has a Ph.D. in BioRobotics from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA), Pisa, Italy, M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pisa, 1st and 2nd level degrees in Industrial and Information Engineering as a honors college student of SSSA (3% success rate), all with honors.
He is Associate Professor of Bioengineering and he coordinates the Neuro-Robotic Touch Laboratory at The BioRobotics Institute of SSSA. He has over 65 international journal publications and 7 patents, and a track record in integrating biorobotics, neuroscience and industrial applications, with research interests in tactile sensing. He has 2900+ citations and 25 H-index in Scopus. He has a growing portfolio of successful research grants, with scientific responsibilities within EU and National projects. He is Senior Member of the IEEE and he served as Vice-Chair (2018-2020) of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE Sensors Council.

Elena Gaura

Elena is a Professor of Pervasive Computing. Her work concerns the inception of sensor based systems to resolve applications where intelligent processing of data at source (sensing point) is critical in order to enable decision making. She is a Board of Directors Member at the UK’s Women’s Engineering Society and serves on the External Advisory Board at the Sensors Centre for Doctoral Training Cambridge University. Elena is the National Co-Director for the UK’s Doctoral Training Alliance and an Honorary/Adjunct Professor at Deakin and Macquarie Universities, Australia. Sponsored by the British Council and UK Research Councils, Elena delivered global capacity building programmes for women researchers to further enable them to access STEM positions. Her work recognises the value of women having access to resources and training that support ambition, encourage responsible innovation, and build collaborative networks. She serves in the humanitarian engineering energy sector, developing ways to engage women with renewable technologies in the Global South, as pathways to empowerment and employment.

Dong-Weon Lee

Dr. Dong-Weon Lee received his PhD degree in Mechatronics from Tohoku University in 2001 and continued with his postdoctoral research at IBM Zurich Research Laboratory during the years of 2001-2004. Subsequently, Dr. Lee joined the School of Mechanical Engineering, Chonnam National University as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and was successfully promoted to Professor with Tenure effective from 2011. Dr. Lee’s research interests on MEMS/NENS, especially to biomedical sensor and system, self-powered wireless sensor and system for personal healthcare applications. He is a productive researcher with more than 200 SCI papers, as well as a multi-award winner for his acclaimed research contributions. He also serves as a director of Advanced Medical Device Research Center for Cardiovascular Disease since 2020. This research center aims to develop various biomedical platforms with the goal of cardiovascular patient-oriented precision medicine.

Hung Cao

Hung Cao received his B.Sc. in Electronics and Telecoms from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam in 2003. He then served as a lecturer at Vietnam Maritime University from 2003 to 2005. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UT Arlington in 2007 and 2012, respectively. Dr. Cao then received training in bioengineering and medicine at University of Southern California (2012-2013) and University of California, Los Angeles (2013-2014). In 2014-2015, he worked for ETS, Montreal, QC, Canada as a research faculty. From Fall 2015 to Summer 2018, Dr. Cao worked as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at UW Bothell. Dr. Cao joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Irvine from September 2018. Dr. Cao is a recipient of the prestigious NSF CAREER Award (2017). His research has been funded by his home institutions, NSF, NIH and industry partners.

Xiaoshan Zhu

Dr. Xiaoshan Zhu received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 2005, and worked as a research scientist on sensor/instrument development in Yellow Springs Instrument, OH in 2005 ~ 2008. Currently, he is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Nevada Reno (UNR). His research interests include nanomaterials with new chemical/physical properties for biosensing/imaging, sensory systems integrating nanomaterials and MEMS technologies for health-care and/or environmental monitoring, and instrumentation for highly sensitive and accurate sensing measurements.

Bernhard Jakoby

Bernhard Jakoby obtained his Dipl.-Ing. (M.Sc.) in Communication Engineering and his doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in electrical engineering from the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), Austria, in 1991 and 1994, respectively. In 2001 he obtained a venia legendi for Theoretical Electrical Engineering from the VUT. From 1991 to1994 he worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of General Electrical Engineering and Electronics of the VUT. Subsequently he stayed as an Erwin Schrodinger Fellow at the University of Ghent, Belgium, performing research on the electrodynamics of complex media. From 1996 to 1999 he held the position of a Research Associate and later Assistant Professor at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, working in the field of microacoustic sensors. From 1999 to 2001 he was with the Automotive Electronics Division of the Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany, where he conducted development projects in the field of automotive liquid sensors. In 2001 he joined the newly formed Industrial Sensor Systems group of the VUT as an Associate Professor. In 2005 he was appointed Full Professor of Microelectronics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. In 2020 he became a Fellow of the IEEE. He is currently working in the field of liquid sensors and monitoring systems.

John S. Ho

Short Bio: John S. Ho is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He received his PhD in electrical engineering at Stanford University where he was a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow. He is a recipient of the NRF Fellowship, NUS Young Investigator Award, and Young Scientist Award, and has appeared on the MIT TR35 Innovator Under 35 Asia and Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia lists. His research focuses on developing medical devices to monitor and intervene wherever and whenever medical conditions occur in the body.

Rona Chandrawati

Rona Chandrawati is a Scientia Associate Professor and NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow in the School of Chemical Engineering at The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). She obtained her PhD from The University of Melbourne in 2012 and was then a Marie Curie Fellow at Imperial College London before returning to Australia in 2015 to establish her research group as a Lecturer (2015 – 2017), Scientia Senior Lecturer (2018 – 2020), and Scientia Associate Professor (2021 – present). Rona was awarded the 2021 NSW Early Career Researcher of the Year (Physical Sciences). She was a finalist of the 2021 Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher and named in Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2020 by Engineers Australia. Rona is an Editor of Communications Materials. Her research group focuses on developing nanomaterials for sensors in food safety and health monitoring.