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International Spring School on

Electromagnetics and emerging technologies for pervasive applications:

Internet of Things, Health and Safety

18 – 20 April 2016, Bologna, Italy
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Schedule (preliminary)

TimeTitleLecturer
Monday
10:00–10:45Registration
10:45–11:00WelcomeE. Sangiorgi, A. Costanzo, University of Bologna (Italy)
11:00–12:00Passive Wireless Sensor Networks – Combining backscatter communications with WPTN. B. Carvalho, University of Aveiro (Portugal)
12:00–13:00Novel antenna design paradigms for the Internet of ThingsH. Rogier, Ghent University (Belgium)
13:00–14:00Lunch
14:00–15:00The driving force of IoT for the development of electronic technologiesL. Roselli, Univesity of Perugia (Italy)
15:00–16:30Chipless RFID, State of the art & current DevelopmentsS. Tedjini, LCIS lab – Universit√© Grenoble Alpes (France)
16:30–17:30Near-field focused antennas for wireless communications and power transferP. Nepa, University of Pisa (Italy)
Tuesday
08:30–09:30Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Components on Paper, Textile, and 3D-Printed Substrates for the Internet of ThingsM. Bozzi, University of Pavia (Italy)
09:30–10:30Radiative and non-radiative Wireless Power Transfer: theory and applicationsG. Monti, Universityof Salento (Italy)
10:30–11:00Coffee Break
11:00–12:00Operating regimes for single and multiple wireless power transfer linksM. Mongiardo, University of Perugia (Italy)
12:00–13:00Implantable Wireless Medical Devices and SystemsJ.C. Chiao, University of Texas at Arlington (USA)
13:00–14:00Lunch
14:00–15:00Flexible, organic photonicsensor system for a large spectrumof portable applications: from health to securityB. Fraboni, Universityof Bologna (Italy)
15:00–16:00Inverter and Rectifier Design for Inductive Power TransferP.D. Mitcheson, Imperial College London (England)
16:00–17:00Your home as doctor: Smart homes enable medical diagnosisD. Schreurs, KU Leuven (Belgium)
EveningSocial Event
Wednesday
08:30–09:30Beyond incremental research: the science of creative thinkingG. E. Corazza, Marconi Institute for Creativity – University of Bologna (Italy)
09:30–10:30Radiative Wireless Power Transfer at Holst Centre / imec and TU/e: past, presence and futureH. Visser, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (The Netherlands)
10:30–11:00Coffee Break
11:00–12:00RFID Technology for IoT-based Personal Healthcare in Smart SpacesG. Marrocco, Roma Tor Vergata University (Italy)
12:00–13:00EM Positioning for IoT F. Viani, ELEDIA – University of Trento (Italy)
13:00–14:30Lunch
14:30–15:30Ultra-wideband Backscatter Signaling for Zero-power Radio Identification and PositioningD. Dardari, Univesity of Bologna (Italy)
15:30–16:30Leaky-wave antenna design for analog-signal-processing oriented devices for WPT, Energy Harvesting, Smart Cities and IoT devicesJ. L. G. Tornero, Technical University of Cartagena (Spain)
16:30–17:30Intentional Wireless Power Transmission via Time-modulated ArraysD. Masotti, University of Bologna (Italy)
17:30–18:30Marconi's Museum Visit