Special Issue "Sensors and Systems for Medical Applications and Personal Health Monitoring"


A special issue of Micromachines (ISSN 2072-666X).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2015

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Kazunori Hoshino
Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, 260 Glenbrook Rd Unit 3247, Storrs, CT 06269-3247, USA
E-Mail: hoshino@engr.uconn.edu
Phone: +1 860 486 4294
Fax: +1 860 486 2500
Interests: MEMS; nanophotonics; MEMS-based optical microscopy; organic and inorganic light emitting devices

Guest Editor
Dr. Emmanuel Quevy
Director of MEMS engineering Silicon Laboratories 940 Stewart Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA
E-Mail: emmanuel.quevy@silabs.com
Phone: +1 4087021294
Interests: MEMS design; fabrication and characterization RF analog circuit design / semiconductor processing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The miniaturization of biomedical and sensor systems for point-of-care diagnostics and embedded electronics has garnered increased attention in recent years in the sensor and integrated circuit engineering community, as well as in the medical community. These applications have great potential to change the way society approaches health monitoring and medicine by impacting early diagnosis, therapeutics, and the management of chronic diseases.

But with great promises come severe technical challenges, which require multi-disciplinary approaches at the frontiers of micro/nano-scale integration of sensing devices, low power embedded circuits and systems, communication and networking, and, of course, biology and life sciences.

This Special Issue aims to highlight recent advances and the enormous potential that sensing devices, circuits, and systems have in developing always on distributed diagnostics and therapy, and in enabling the next generation of medical care and health monitoring.

Dr. Emmanuel Quevy
Dr. Kazunori Hoshino
Guest Editors


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  • biosensors
  • environmental sensors
  • low power electronics
  • always-on systems
  • body area networks (BAN)
  • energy scavenging and power management in BAN
  • implantable electronics
  • wearable electronics
  • human-machine interfaces
  • brain-machine interfaces
  • bio-signal processing and feedback systems
  • remote health monitoring
  • smart phone-based telemetry

Published Papers

No papers have been published in this special issue yet.

Last update: 25 June 2014

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