Smart sensor technologies

General information

Duration: 1.5 hour
Date: 4 January 2019
Time: 14.00 to 15.30 (GMT)
Language: English
Venue: online
Cost: free


Name: Dr Luigi G. Occhipinti
Degree: PhD
Position: Director of Research - University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering

Dr Luigi Occhipinti joined the University of Cambridge in April 2014. He developed science and innovation for more than 20 years in emerging technology areas for the post-CMOS roadmap, smart systems heterogeneous integration, polymer and printed electronics, advanced bio-systems and molecular diagnostics, advanced signal processing and nonlinear computation, advanced mechanical, optical and chemical sensor technologies, with focus on miniaturization and advanced packaging technologies for smart devices and products. His current position is Director of Research in Graphene and Related Technologies and he serves as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Cambridge Graphene Centre.
His main academic interests include sensors and integrated bio-systems for applications in health care diagnostics, smart wearables and environmental monitoring. Luigi's research track record encompasses emerging nanomaterials, biocompatible and biodegradable devices and electronics manufacturing on flexible and stretchable substrates.
Luigi has authored and co-authored more than 90 peer-review papers, 2 book chapters, 2 international standards and is inventor or co-inventor of 40 patent families.
Google Scholar: h-index 23, Citations >2910 (>1980 since 2014).
He is co-editor of the Cambridge Elements Series on "Flexible and Large-Area Electronics" published by Cambridge University Press.

About Webinar

Course aim

  • Introduce smart sensing technologies, from MEMS to wearable and implantable flexible electronic sensor devices

Learning outcomes/ Skills / knowledge to be acquired through the course

  • Technologies for Integrated Smart Systems
  • Flexible electronics opportunities and challenges
  • Smart Sensing product manufacturing challenges

Resources necessary for the course

  • Access to the virtual training on-line;
  • The course will use MS powerpoint slides to introduce the different concepts

Profile of the participants / knowledge requirements to complete the course

  • Engineering students and researchers, from undergraduate to PhD students and post-doctoral researchers

Expected impact of the course

  • 5-15 attendees


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