Fatima Ezahra Annanouch
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Fatima Ezahra Annanouch recieved her master degree (2010) on electronic of autonomous system, from faculty of science, university Mouly Ismail Meknes, Morocco. After that, she moved to Spain where she obtained her PhD degree (2015) on the fabrication and characterization of metal oxide nanowires gas sensors, from the department of electrical electronic engineering and automation, Rovira i Virgili university (Tarragona), Spain. On 2016, she started her first postdoctoral position (2 years) at IM2NP, university of Aix-Marseille, France. During this period, she was working on the transdermal detection of alcohol using metal oxides gas sensors. From 2018, she is a postdoc at Minos group, university of Rovira I Virgili. Her research area includes fabrication and characterization of metal oxide nanostructures, material characterization (SEM, TEM, XRD, XPS and RAMAN spectroscopy), nanomaterial synthesis (aerosol assisted CVD, CVD, Sputtering), 1D metal oxide nanostructures (WO3, SnO2, ZnO), 2D transition metals dichalcogenides (WS2 and MoS2).
Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Electron Technology
Michał A. Borysiewicz, Ph.D. (’13), D.Sc. (’18) is physicist and electronic engineer an assistant professor at Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Electron Technology. He concluded scientific research during stays at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dept. of Chemistry (’18-’19) and at the Centre Inter-universitaire de Recherche et d'Ingénierie des Matériaux of the CNRS in Toulouse (’19). His research interests focus on magnetron sputtering deposition and processing of functional materials in particular on porous materials for sensing and energy storage as well as on novel electrodes for electronic devices and interdisciplinary combining of microelectronic processing with chemical and biochemical approaches and applications.
Department of Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
Piotr Dorosz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics of AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH-UST) in Cracow, Poland. He received his master's degree in 2011 and Ph.D. in 2017 (Prize from the Prime Minister of Poland) from AGH-UST. His research is mainly focused on developing applications for low light intensity measurement with the use of Silicon Photomultipliers. The main emphasis is placed on designing a fully functional front-end electronics with all necessary peripherals. The final application has been used mainly for luminescence detection and has been developed towards hand-held biomedical equipment. Since 2013, he is a member of Ring Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) group at LHCb collaboration (CERN), where he co-designed the front-end integrated circuit (CLARO8) for Multi Anode Photomultiplier Tubes. He is a member of NA61/SHINE experiment at the Super Proton Synchrotron (CERN) since 2015. He was a visiting scientist at University of Ferrara and INFN Ferrara in 2013, 2014 and 2018 (5 months). In 2019, during his 6 month post-doc at the Universita degli studi dell'Insubria (Como, Italy) he was developing a true Random Number Generator as a part of Random Power project (Attract, Horizon 2020). He has been a leader and investigator in numerous research projects. He is an author of over 50 publications. According to the Web of Science database his Hirsch index is 13 with over 500 citations.
Roussin Lontio Fomekong
Institute of Materials Research of the German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Germany
Roussin LONTIO FOMEKONG is an Associate Researcher (since 2017) at the Institute of Materials Research of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Since January 2020 he is recruited as Assistant Lecturer at the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Yaounde 1 (Cameroon). He received his Master Degree (2009) in Material Chemistry from the University of Yaounde I. After that, he did a PhD (2016) in Inorganic Chemistry and Engineering Science in a joined program between “Université Catholique de Louvain” (Belgium) and University of Yaounde I. During his PhD, he worked in collaboration with MATERIANOVA (Belgium R&D Center), on the synthesis by co-precipitation route of mixed metal oxide for gas sensing application. His research interests focus on the preparation of simple and mixed metal oxide by wet chemistry and CVD for indoor air control and high temperature sensing application.
Wiesław P. Jakubik
Department of Applied Physics, Institute of Physics CSE (Centre of Science and Education), Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Wiesław P. Jakubik graduated with M.Sc and Ph.D in applied physics (acoustoelectronics) in 1989 and 1998, respectively, from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice (Poland). DSc., Electronics, Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Automation, Electronics an Informatics, Gliwice, Poland 2013; Since 1998 he is working at the Institute of Physics of the SUT in Gliwice. Above twenty five years experience in research and teaching in the fields of applied physics. Managing of independent research project on bi-layer sensor structures with Surface Acoustic Waves (SAW) for hydrogen sensors. The introduction and application of bi-layer sensor structure in gas sensors with SAW. Author of more than 100 scientific papers, 1 monograph and 3 patents in the field of gas sensors. Reviewer of the many international journals and expert of European Commission projects – Research Executive Agency (REA).
Research interests: Surface acoustic waves (SAW), acoustoelectric interactions in SAW gas sensors, nanostructures in gas sensor applications, active sensor structures, CWA (chemical warfare agents) sensors, photoconductive organic polymers for gas sensors.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Anna Kusior received her MSc in a field of materials science and a Ph.D. in chemistry from AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland in 2015. Since 2015 she has been working as Assistant at Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics at AGH. Her scientific research concern with surface physicochemical properties of nanomaterials for photoelectrochemical and sensing applications.
Department of Inorganic Chemistry at Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow
,,Development of potentiometric gas sensors – materials issues''
Paweł Pasierb, M.Sc in materials science (1992), PhD (1997) and D.Sc. (2011) in chemistry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Inorganic Chemistry at Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. His research is mainly focused on the development of the different class of functional materials for electrochemical applications such as gas sensors, energy conversion and storage applications (fuel cells, membranes, electrochemical cells and supercapacitors) and electrochemical methods of material properties characterisation. He has been the leader and researcher in numerous research projects, he is an author of about 160 papers and conference presentations (including about 50 papers indexed in WoS database, h-index = 16) and 3 patents.
Andrzej Pepłowski received his master degree in biomedical engineering in 2015 from the Faculty of Mechatronics of Warsaw University of Technology. In 2019 he defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled “Printed potentiometric sensors for pH monitoring in wound healing”. His area of research links electrochemical sensors development, printed electronics technology and theory, and biomedical engineering with a focus on wearable and flexible devices.
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bialystok University of Technology, Wiejska 45D, 15-351 Bialystok, Poland
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, Institute of Electronic Systems, Nowowiejska 15/19 Street, 00-665 Warsaw, Poland
Tomasz Osuch received (with honors) his PhD from National Institute of Telecommunications (2010), and DSc from Warsaw University of Technology (2017). He is currently an assistant professor and team leader of Fiber Optic Sensors and Measurement Systems Group at Warsaw University of Technology as well as an associate professor and team leader of Optoelectronics Metrology Group at National Institute of Telecommunications. His current research interests include modeling, technology and applications of fiber optic sensors (especially periodic structures, such as: fiber Bragg gratings) as well as fiber optic metrology and measurement systems. He is an author or co-author of more than 100 journal publications and conference contributions. He paticipated in several research projects in the area of optics and photonics. He is a member of PSP (Photonics Society of Poland) and PTTS (Polish Society of Sensing Technique). Tomasz Osuch is also a member of two working groups for National Smart Specializations: KIS-13 Photonics, KIS-9 Sensors (including biosensors) and smart sensor networks of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, as well as a representative member of the Polish Committee for Standardization - Technical Committee No. 282 on Fiber Optics. Since 2019 he is a member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Optics. He is also an active reviewer in more than 20 JCR journals in the area of photonics and metrology.
Janusz M. Smulko
Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics, G. Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
Janusz M. Smulko was born in Kolno, Poland. He received his M.Sc., Ph.D., and D.Sc. Degrees in electronics from Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland, in 1989, 1996, and 2007, respectively. Presently, he is a full professor (since 2016), Head of the Metrology and Optoelectronics Department (since 2012), and was Vice-Rector for Research of the Gdańsk University of Technology (2016-2019). He had also conducted scientific research in short-term positions at Texas A&M University (2003), Uppsala University (2006/07), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011, 2013). As a researcher, he focuses on the applications of 1/f noise for gas sensing and reliability assessment of electronic components and structures, the influence of noise on detection efficiency in Raman spectroscopy systems. He was a member of the Committee on Metrology and Scientific Instrumentation of the Polish Academy of Science (2011-2020), Editor-in-Chief of Metrology and Measurement Systems Journal (2013-2020), and an Editor of Sensor Journal. He published more than 150 papers, promoted seven doctorate thesis, and managed numerous research projects.
Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics of Gdansk University of Technology
Małgorzata Szczerska is an Associate Professor in the Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics of Gdansk University of Technology, where she leads the research group in the area of biophotonics and fiber-optic sensors. She received a Ph.D. in 2008 and a D.Sc. in 2016 from Gdansk University of Technology. Her main area of research is biophotonics and she focuses on the use of low-coherence interferometry, fiber-optic technology, and the application of optical measurements in biomedicine. Apart from her main research subject, she also deals with research in the areas of: using low-coherence interferometry in metrology, constructing an electronic system supporting behavioral therapy for children with autism, and investigating the biocompatibility of new optoelectronic materials. She has supervised seven doctoral theses and has published more than 60 research articles and review papers. She has served as a leader of many scientific projects and has been awarded by the first edition of the INTER competition, organized by the Foundation for Polish Science for the implementation of interdisciplinary research (2013–2014). She was the winner of the first edition of the eNgage competition of the Foundation for Polish Science for the implementation of the work of disseminating research results (2014–2015). She is the author and co-author of 5 patents.
SPINTEC, Université Grenoble Alpes – CEA - CNRS, Grenoble, France
Claire Baraduc is a CEA Senior Research Scientist. She joined Spintec in 2002 after 10 years of research on superconductivity. She is heading the Sensors research team, which bridges fundamental research to applications. Her expertise is electronic transport and noise in multilayer nanostructures. Her current research is devoted to the control of interfacial magnetism with voltage gating and development of magnetic field sensors based on magnetic tunnel junctions. She actively collaborates with a space laboratory (LPC2E, CNRS-Orléans) and with a sensor company (Crocus Technology, Grenoble).
Department for Integrated Sensor Systems, Danube University Krems, Viktor-Kaplan-Strasse 2E, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Hubert Brückl graduated in Physics and received his PhD in 1992 from the University of Regensburg. He joined as postdoc the Technical University of Darmstadt until 1994. He then worked as senior scientist and group leader at the Institute of Solid State and Material Research (IFW) in Dresden. In 1998, he took up a position as research associate in the Department of Thin Films and Nanostructures at the University of Bielefeld. After a research sabbatical at Siemens AG and habilitation in 2004, he got an assistant professorship in Bielefeld. From 2005 until 2012, he was head of the business unit “Nano Systems” with more than 40 employees in the Health & Environment Department at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in Vienna. Now, he is head of the Department for Integrated Sensor Systems at the Danube University Krems. His scientific interests cover thin films, magnetism, sensors, micro- and nanotechnology and biomolecular diagnostics. He got more than 150 publications in international peer-reviewed journals and more than 350 contributions and invited lectures on various conferences, seminars, etc. He was organizer of scientific conferences in Germany, Austria and US, got several awards, holds several patents, and is evaluator for European and Asian funding agencies.
Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science
Szymon Pustelny is a leader of the optical atomic magnetometry group at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. For nearly 20 years, he develops schemes for measuring magnetic fields and their applications. With the magnetometers routinely reaching sensitivity at a femtotesla level, he demonstrated application of the devices in areas ranging from biomagnetism, through nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), to searches for physics beyond the Standard Model. Some of the research were grounds for international collaborations searching for topological dark matter (GNOME) or zero-field NMR.
Infineon Technologies AG, ATV SC D TD BMT, Am Campeon 1-15, 85579 Neubiberg, Germany
Dr. Wolfgang RABERG (M) is a Senior Staff Engineer in the Technology Development department of the Business Unit Sense & Control within the Automotive Division of Infineon Technologies. Based in Neubiberg he is responsible for new sensor technology concepts based on magnetoresistive effects since 2006. From 2003 to 2006 he was located at Altis Semiconductor (Corbeil Essonnes, France) leading the material development for MRAM and CBRAM memory applications as an assigned engineer for Infineon Technologies and later on Qimonda. From 2000 to 2003 he was member of the MRAM development alliance between Infineon and IBM and responsible for the stack development at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights (USA). From 1998 to 2000 he was working on the GMR head process at IBM in Mainz, Germany. He earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1998 and a diploma degree in Physics in 1994 from the University of Bonn.
Czech Technical University in Prague
Pavel Ripka was born in Praha, Czech Republic in 1959. He received an Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1984, and CSc. (equivalent to Ph.D.) in 1989. In 1996 he received docent degree.
In 1990 – 94 he was a visiting researcher at the Danish Technical University, in 2001 he was a Marie Curie Advanced Researcher Fellow at University of Galway, Ireland, in 2005/6 he was Visiting scientist at the Institute for the Protection and the Security of the Citizen, Ispra, Italy. Since 2001 he is full professor at CTU, lecturing in Measurements, Engineering Magnetism and Sensors. 2011-2019 he served as a Dean of Electrical Engineering.
His main research interests are Magnetic Measurements and Magnetic Sensors, especially Fluxgate. He is a co-author of 3 books and 150 journal papers. He also participates in industrial research and holds 12 patents.
Pavel Ripka was Associated Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal, and member of the editorial boards of Technisches Messen, Measurement Science and Technology and Journal of Sensors. He has been a member of the Eurosensors Steering Committee and Program committees of IEEE Intermag and IEEE Sensors conferences. He was a member of ERC panel.
Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
Kamil Awsiuk received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in 2009 and 2013, respectively. Conducted study on model biosensor surfaces initiated in his M.Sc. thesis were expanded during Ph.D. studies. The aim of his Ph.D. studies was micro- and spectro-scopic analysis of the structure and properties of biomolecular nanolayers relevant for biosensor applications. After obtaining the Ph.D. degree (2013), as an assistant (2013 – 2016) and assistant professor (2016 – now) at Jagiellonian University, he has continued the research on surface characterization focusing on organic materials and their interaction with proteins, cells and bacteria for plastic electronic and biomedical applications.
Department of Metrology and Optoelectronics, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland.
Robert Bogdanowicz (born 1976) received his Ph.D. degree with honors in Electronics from the Gdansk University of Technology in 2009. He worked as a post-doc researcher in Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald Institut für Physik in 2010 and 2011. He moved back to the Gdansk University of Technology in 2011. His current domains of interest include selective CVD diamond growth and nanocrystalline diamond doping for environmental and biochemical nanosensors. In 2015 he held a scholarship Fulbright Senior Scholar Program at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the group of prof. William Goddard (Materials and Process Simulation Center) working on hybrid 3D diamond structures. Prof. Bogdanowicz has published more than 100 scientific papers and book chapters, proceedings, and special journal issues (e.g. Diamond and Related Materials). His works were recognized and featured on 2 covers in JCR journals (e.g. Energy Technology in 2018).
AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Slawomir Gruszczynski received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electronics and electrical engineering from the Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. From 2001 to 2006, he was with the Telecommunications Research Institute, Wroclaw, and from 2005 to 2009, he was with the Institute of Telecommunications, Teleinformatics, and Acoustics, Wroclaw University of Technology. In 2009, he joined the Faculty of Informatics, Electronics, and Telecommunications, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland, where he became the Head of the Department of Electronics in 2012. He has coauthored more than 40 journals and more than 50 conference scientific papers. Dr. Gruszczynski is a member of the Young Scientists’ Academy at the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) and the Committee of Electronics and Telecommunications at PAN. His research focuses on design of distributed circuits in printed-circuit and monolithic technologies. He is also focused on microwave biosensor techniques.
Department of Micro Nano Sciences et Systems (MN2S), University Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Institut FEMTO-ST, Besançon, France
Dr. Sylwester Bargiel received his PhD in Electronics in 2005 from Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland. In 2007 he joined the MOEMS Group at FEMTO-ST Institute in Besançon (France) in the frame of Marie-Curie scholarship. Dr. Bargiel was involved in many national and EU-funded collaborative research projects, working on the design and technological development of novel MOEMS architectures for sensing and imaging, in particular, on the development of miniature parallel on-chip microscopes and interferometers for confocal microscopy, micro-interferometry and Optical Coherence Tomography methods. Since 2016 he is the Head of Packaging and 3D Vertical Integration Resource at the Technology Centre of FEMTO-ST.
Department of Measurement and Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow
Piotr Kmon received his M.Sc. in electronics in 2007, Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 2012, and a D.Sc. degree in electronics in 2017 from AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland. Currently he is working at the Department of Measurement and Electronics at AGH UST, Cracow. His main research area are low-noise multichannel ASICs for biology, physics, and medical applications.
Faculty of Microsystem Electronics and Photonics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw
Michał Krysztof received the M.Sc. degree in material science and Ph.D. degree in electronics from the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland, in 2006 and 2010, respectively. He has been an assistant professor with the Faculty of Microsystem Electronics and Photonics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, since 2010. His current research interests include electron microscopy, MEMS, MOEMS, μTAS microsystems, and vacuum nanoelectronics devices.
Bogusław Cyganek received his M.Sc. degree in electronics in 1993, and then M.Sc. in computer science in 1996, from the AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. He obtained his Ph.D. degree cum laude in 2001 with a thesis on correlation of stereo images, D.Sc. degree in 2011 with a thesis on methods and algorithms of object recognition in digital images, and professorship in 2017.
During the recent years Prof. Bogusław Cyganek cooperated with many scientific and industrial partners such as Glasgow University Scotland UK, DLR Germany, Surrey University UK, as well as Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland. Currently he is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, as well as development of programmable devices and embedded systems. He is an author or a co-author of over a hundred of journal and conference papers, as well as books with the latest “Object Detection and Recognition in Digital Images: Theory and Practice” published by Wiley in 2013. Prof. Cyganek is a member of the IEEE, IAPR and SPIE.
Department of Information Technology, Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland
Jarogniew Rykowski received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Poznan, Poland in 1986 and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Gdansk, Poland in 1995. In 2008 he received habilitation degree from the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy od Science (Warsaw, Poland).
From 1986 to 1992 he was with the Institute of Computing Science at the Technical University of Poznan. From 1992 to 1995 he worked as an Assistant in the Franco-Polish School of New Information and Communication Technologies in Poznan. In 1995 he became an Associate Professor in the School. Since 1996 he has been with the Poznan University of Economics, working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology. He participated in several industrial projects concerning operating systems, networks, programming language compilers (assemblers, LISP), multimedia databases and distributed systems for e-commerce. His research interests include software agents, with special emphasis put on personalized access to WWW servers by means of mobile devices and telecommunication networks. His recent interests have gone towards applications of Internet of Things and calm-computing devices, including "intelligent buildings and workplaces", semantic support for IoT systems, telematics, ad-hoc and multi-hop networking, and similar systems. He is the author and co-author of 3 books, over 45 papers in journals and conference proceedings and 2 patents.
Konrad Kowalczyk received the M.Sc. degree in electronics and telecommunications from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland, in 2005 and the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queens University, Belfast, U.K., in 2009. During his Ph.D. studies on numerical modelling of room acoustics, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University, in 2007 and at the Audio Lab, University of York, U.K., in 2008. From 2009 until 2011, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Chair of Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing (LMS), Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, where he worked on acoustic scene analysis using microphone arrays. In 2012, he joined Audio and Multimedia Division of Fraunhofer Institue for Integrated Circuits IIS and the International Audio Laboratories Erlangen as an associate researcher for communication acoustics and spatial audio processing. Since 2015 he is associated with the Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow.
Currently he leads the Signal Processing Group and is the principle investigator in two reserach projects on „Audio processing using distributed acoustic sensors” funded by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the First TEAM program and „Machine learning for spatial sound processing” funded by the National Science Center (NCN) under the OPUS program.