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


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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 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
Website: http://www.ims.uconn.edu/kazunori-hoshino/
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

Independent Consultant, 1629 Julian Drive El Cerrito, CA 94530, USA
Phone: +1 510 827 5604
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

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n° 67
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Micromachines 2016, 7(4), 67; doi:10.3390/mi7040067
Received: 8 January 2016 / Revised: 31 March 2016 / Accepted: 11 April 2016 / Published: 21 April 2016
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n° 20
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Micromachines 2016, 7(2), 20; doi:10.3390/mi7020020
Received: 20 August 2015 / Revised: 15 January 2016 / Accepted: 18 January 2016 / Published: 26 January 2016
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Micromachines 2015, 6(9), 1213-1235; doi:10.3390/mi6091213
Received: 23 June 2015 / Revised: 11 August 2015 / Accepted: 11 August 2015 / Published: 26 August 2015
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Micromachines 2015, 6(7), 831-841; doi:10.3390/mi6070831
Received: 2 May 2015 / Revised: 16 June 2015 / Accepted: 25 June 2015 / Published: 30 June 2015
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