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Keynote Speakers

Dr Gregory Whiting

Biography

Greg is currently a member of the Rapid Evaluation Team at Google[X], where he carries out early stage work in a wide range of areas in order to develop large scale projects that address high impact problems.

Prior to joining X, Greg was at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) from 2008-2016, where he managed the Novel Electronics Group.  His work focused on materials and processes for unconventional electronic systems – such as those that may be mechanically flexible and conformable, large area, widely distributed, controllably transient or manufactured using printing techniques, in order to address applications in areas including distributed sensing, wearable electronics, environmental monitoring, data security, and additive manufacturing.… Read the rest

Prof. Zhong Lin Wang

Biography

Prof. Zhong Lin (ZL) Wang received his PhD from Arizona State University in 1987. He now is the Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents' Professor at Georgia Tech, and Director and Chief Scientist, Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.… Read the rest

Invited Speakers

Dr Daniel Tate

Biography

Dr Daniel Tate is a postdoctoral researcher at the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester, currently working on iPESS, one of EPSRC Centre’s flagship projects. Prior to taking up this appointment, Daniel worked at OMIC with Professor Michael Turner developing chemical field effect transistor sensors.… Read the rest

Prof. Fabio Biscarini

Biography

Fabio Biscarini is Full Professor of General Chemistry and Nanobiotechnologies at Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia. He was CNR Research Director at CNR-ISMN and Professor of Nanotechnology at Alma Mater-Università di Bologna. He graduated cum laude in Industrial Chemistry at Università di Bologna, and received a PhD in Chemistry at University of Oregon.… Read the rest

Dr Paolo Canonico

Biography

Dr Paolo Canonico holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Naples. He has 20 + years project management experience and R&D activities on advanced technologies and materials at international level among Universities and industries. Since 2008, he is Global and R&D Director of Saati group, with responsibility for production of all production sites, Technical Office and Research & Development. Paolo has authored numerous patents and publications. Since January 1, 2012 he is Chairman of the ETP ( European Technology Platform of technical textiles and clothing), based in Brussels.… Read the rest

Dr Ton van Mol

Biography

Ton van Mol graduated with honors from Eindhoven University of Technology in Chemical Technology in 1997, and received his PhD in the area of Thin film technology in 2001. He worked at Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore) as visiting scientist and joined TNO in 2003 as senior scientist in the area of flexible solar cells.… Read the rest

Mark Pedley

Smartlife Inc

"Wellbeing without walls"

Wireless technologies, assistive medical devices, remote ambulatory monitoring, coupled with the evolution of IoT technologies are recognised globally as the current and future platforms critical to managing the global squeeze on healthcare budgets. These technologies allow people to monitor their wellbeing in their own homes and at a distance from conventional care institutions.

Other Speakers

Dr Daniel Chew

(a GSK subsidiary)

Biography

Dr Daniel Chew leads the neural Interfacing development, and in vivo delivery efforts, at the Stevenage site in the UK, and directs the laboratory work conducted there. The Galvani Bioelectronics laboratory, drives early stage feasibility studies of autonomic nervous system neuromodulation, across a pipeline of disease indications.… Read the rest

Raj Bhakta

Biography

Raj Bhakta is currently a PhD student in the Fiber & Polymer Science program at the North Carolina State University, USA, researching printed electronics on textiles for applications in wearable technology and internet-of-things.

Abstract

Direct jet printed flexible interconnects on films and textiles

Textiles provide a broad range of applications in electronics, particularly as a platform for integrating sensors and displays.… Read the rest

Dr Mark Fretz

Biography

Mark is a senior R&D research engineer and project manager at CSEM and has been a member of the Optics & Packaging group since November 2012. He worked on and managed numerous projects concerning electronic and medical packaging as well as optical systems such as long-term implantable pressure sensors, fabrics inspection systems for looms and gas flow sensors.… Read the rest

Dr Abhijeet Sangle

Biography

Dr Abhijeet Sangle works as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Dr. Sohini Kar-Narayan at Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge. He is researching on aerosol-jet printed, flexible thermoelectric energy harvesters using bespoke inks of inorganic and hybrid (organic-inorganic materials).… Read the rest

Dr Aoife Celoria

Biography

Aoife Celoria has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Oxford where she specialized in the integration of ionic liquids for commercial toxic gas sensors. She held postdoctoral fellowships at UC San Diego and UT Austin where she focused on the development of electrochemical systems including solid-state batteries and field-deployable sensors.… Read the rest

Dr Michael Renn

Biography

Dr. Michael Renn is the Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Advanced Applications Laboratory at Optomec. He holds a B.A. degree from Lawrence University and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in physics. Dr. Renn was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado and an Assistant Professor at Michigan Technological University prior to joining Optomec in 1999.… Read the rest

Professor Rhodri Williams

Biography

Professor Rhodri Williams from Swansea University works in the fields of non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, rheology, haemorheology, nanotechnology and cavitation with special reference to process/chemical engineering instrumentation and theoretical developments relevant to the liquid state. In 2012 he was awarded an Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering for his development of new blood clot diagnostics and sensors.… Read the rest

Dr Iyad Nasrallah

Biography

Dr. Iyad Nasrallah is currently a Research Associate working with Prof. Henning Sirringhaus at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. He holds an MEng in Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology from the University of York, UK. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof.… Read the rest

Dr Stuart Higgins

Biography

Dr Stuart Higgins worked on the Innovate UK funded project ‘Security tags Enabled by near-field Communications United with Robust Electronics’ (SECURE) within the group of Professor Henning Sirringhaus. He currently works on the microfabrication of innovative materials and devices for biomedical applications with Professor Molly Stevens at Imperial College London.… Read the rest

Dr Harrison Lee

Biography

Dr Harrison Lee is a Technology Transfer Fellow in SPECIFIC Swansea University in the photovoltaic group led by Prof. James Durrant.

Abstract

Large area organic photovoltaic module for indoor applications

Different benchmark polymer based organic photovoltaic (OPV) systems, namely P3HT, PCDTBT, and PTB7, are tested as donor materials in blend with fullerene derivatives for comparison under artificial indoor lighting condition.… Read the rest

Thomas Kolbusch

Biography

Thomas Kolbusch is Vice President of Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, an equipment manufacturing company for coating and printing solutions located in Dormagen, Germany. Since 1999 he is working for Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH in different positions. His responsibilities are marketing, sales and business development.… Read the rest

Dr Gregory Whiting

Biography

Greg is currently a member of the Rapid Evaluation Team at Google[X], where he carries out early stage work in a wide range of areas in order to develop large scale projects that address high impact problems.

Prior to joining X, Greg was at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) from 2008-2016, where he managed the Novel Electronics Group.  His work focused on materials and processes for unconventional electronic systems – such as those that may be mechanically flexible and conformable, large area, widely distributed, controllably transient or manufactured using printing techniques, in order to address applications in areas including distributed sensing, wearable electronics, environmental monitoring, data security, and additive manufacturing.… Read the rest

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  • Dr Abhijeet Sangle

    Dr Abhijeet Sangle

    Biography

    Dr Abhijeet Sangle works as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Dr. Sohini Kar-Narayan at Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge. He is researching on aerosol-jet printed, flexible thermoelectric energy harvesters using bespoke inks of inorganic and hybrid (organic-inorganic materials).… Read the rest

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  • Dr Aoife Celoria

    Dr Aoife Celoria

    Biography

    Aoife Celoria has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Oxford where she specialized in the integration of ionic liquids for commercial toxic gas sensors. She held postdoctoral fellowships at UC San Diego and UT Austin where she focused on the development of electrochemical systems including solid-state batteries and field-deployable sensors.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Daniel Chew

    Dr Daniel Chew

    (a GSK subsidiary)

    Biography

    Dr Daniel Chew leads the neural Interfacing development, and in vivo delivery efforts, at the Stevenage site in the UK, and directs the laboratory work conducted there. The Galvani Bioelectronics laboratory, drives early stage feasibility studies of autonomic nervous system neuromodulation, across a pipeline of disease indications.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Daniel Tate

    Dr Daniel Tate

    Biography

    Dr Daniel Tate is a postdoctoral researcher at the Organic Materials Innovation Centre (OMIC), University of Manchester, currently working on iPESS, one of EPSRC Centre’s flagship projects. Prior to taking up this appointment, Daniel worked at OMIC with Professor Michael Turner developing chemical field effect transistor sensors.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Gregory Whiting

    Dr Gregory Whiting

    Biography

    Greg is currently a member of the Rapid Evaluation Team at Google[X], where he carries out early stage work in a wide range of areas in order to develop large scale projects that address high impact problems.

    Prior to joining X, Greg was at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) from 2008-2016, where he managed the Novel Electronics Group.  His work focused on materials and processes for unconventional electronic systems – such as those that may be mechanically flexible and conformable, large area, widely distributed, controllably transient or manufactured using printing techniques, in order to address applications in areas including distributed sensing, wearable electronics, environmental monitoring, data security, and additive manufacturing.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Harrison Lee

    Dr Harrison Lee

    Biography

    Dr Harrison Lee is a Technology Transfer Fellow in SPECIFIC Swansea University in the photovoltaic group led by Prof. James Durrant.

    Abstract

    Large area organic photovoltaic module for indoor applications

    Different benchmark polymer based organic photovoltaic (OPV) systems, namely P3HT, PCDTBT, and PTB7, are tested as donor materials in blend with fullerene derivatives for comparison under artificial indoor lighting condition.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Iyad Nasrallah

    Dr Iyad Nasrallah

    Biography

    Dr. Iyad Nasrallah is currently a Research Associate working with Prof. Henning Sirringhaus at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. He holds an MEng in Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology from the University of York, UK. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Mark Fretz

    Dr Mark Fretz

    Biography

    Mark is a senior R&D research engineer and project manager at CSEM and has been a member of the Optics & Packaging group since November 2012. He worked on and managed numerous projects concerning electronic and medical packaging as well as optical systems such as long-term implantable pressure sensors, fabrics inspection systems for looms and gas flow sensors.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Michael Renn

    Dr Michael Renn

    Biography

    Dr. Michael Renn is the Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Advanced Applications Laboratory at Optomec. He holds a B.A. degree from Lawrence University and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in physics. Dr. Renn was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado and an Assistant Professor at Michigan Technological University prior to joining Optomec in 1999.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Paolo Canonico

    Dr Paolo Canonico

    Biography

    Dr Paolo Canonico holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Naples. He has 20 + years project management experience and R&D activities on advanced technologies and materials at international level among Universities and industries. Since 2008, he is Global and R&D Director of Saati group, with responsibility for production of all production sites, Technical Office and Research & Development. Paolo has authored numerous patents and publications. Since January 1, 2012 he is Chairman of the ETP ( European Technology Platform of technical textiles and clothing), based in Brussels.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Stuart Higgins

    Dr Stuart Higgins

    Biography

    Dr Stuart Higgins worked on the Innovate UK funded project ‘Security tags Enabled by near-field Communications United with Robust Electronics’ (SECURE) within the group of Professor Henning Sirringhaus. He currently works on the microfabrication of innovative materials and devices for biomedical applications with Professor Molly Stevens at Imperial College London.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Dr Ton van Mol

    Dr Ton van Mol

    Biography

    Ton van Mol graduated with honors from Eindhoven University of Technology in Chemical Technology in 1997, and received his PhD in the area of Thin film technology in 2001. He worked at Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore) as visiting scientist and joined TNO in 2003 as senior scientist in the area of flexible solar cells.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Mark Pedley

    Mark Pedley

    Smartlife Inc

    "Wellbeing without walls"

    Wireless technologies, assistive medical devices, remote ambulatory monitoring, coupled with the evolution of IoT technologies are recognised globally as the current and future platforms critical to managing the global squeeze on healthcare budgets. These technologies allow people to monitor their wellbeing in their own homes and at a distance from conventional care institutions.

    more »
  • Prof. Fabio Biscarini

    Prof. Fabio Biscarini

    Biography

    Fabio Biscarini is Full Professor of General Chemistry and Nanobiotechnologies at Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia. He was CNR Research Director at CNR-ISMN and Professor of Nanotechnology at Alma Mater-Università di Bologna. He graduated cum laude in Industrial Chemistry at Università di Bologna, and received a PhD in Chemistry at University of Oregon.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Prof. Zhong Lin Wang

    Prof. Zhong Lin Wang

    Biography

    Prof. Zhong Lin (ZL) Wang received his PhD from Arizona State University in 1987. He now is the Hightower Chair in Materials Science and Engineering and Regents' Professor at Georgia Tech, and Director and Chief Scientist, Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Professor Rhodri Williams

    Professor Rhodri Williams

    Biography

    Professor Rhodri Williams from Swansea University works in the fields of non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, rheology, haemorheology, nanotechnology and cavitation with special reference to process/chemical engineering instrumentation and theoretical developments relevant to the liquid state. In 2012 he was awarded an Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering for his development of new blood clot diagnostics and sensors.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Raj Bhakta

    Raj Bhakta

    Biography

    Raj Bhakta is currently a PhD student in the Fiber & Polymer Science program at the North Carolina State University, USA, researching printed electronics on textiles for applications in wearable technology and internet-of-things.

    Abstract

    Direct jet printed flexible interconnects on films and textiles

    Textiles provide a broad range of applications in electronics, particularly as a platform for integrating sensors and displays.… Read the rest

    more »
  • Thomas Kolbusch

    Thomas Kolbusch

    Biography

    Thomas Kolbusch is Vice President of Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, an equipment manufacturing company for coating and printing solutions located in Dormagen, Germany. Since 1999 he is working for Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH in different positions. His responsibilities are marketing, sales and business development.… Read the rest

    more »
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