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Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione (Department of Electrical and Information Engineering), Politecnico di Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Tel. +39 08059 63850; Fax: +39 08059 63410
Website: http://dee.poliba.it/PG/index.html
E-Mail: vittorio.passaro@poliba.it
Interests: optoelectronic technologies; photonic devices and sensors; nanophotonic integrated sensors; non linear integrated optics; microelectronic and nanoelectronic technologies

Prof. Dr. Khalil Arshak
Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, College of Informatics & Electronics, University of Limerick, Plassey Technological Park, Limerick, Ireland
Tel. +353 61 202267; Fax: +353 61 338176
Website: http://www.ece.ul.ie/Research/mesrg/index.html
Interests: thin and thick film technology; mixed oxide thin- and thick-film sensor development; e-nose technology; gas; humidity; temperature; radiation sensors; solar cells; thin dielectric oxide films using MIM structures; FIB lithography process development & mod
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Polymer Based pH Sensors

Prof. Dr. Brunetto Giovanni Brunetti
Dipartimento di Chimica, Laboratorio di Chimica Generale, Università di Perugia, Via Elce di Sotto, 8, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Tel. +39 075 585 5509; Fax: +39 075 585 5606
Interests: nanoscience; analytical chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Active and Passive Sensors for Art Diagnostic, Analysis and Investigation

Prof. Dr. Edoardo Charbon
TU Delft, Mekelweg 4, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands; and EPFL, Station 14, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 79 833 6700; Fax: +31 15 278 1372
Website: http://cobalt.et.tudelft.nl
Interests: solid-state imaging; CCD; CMOS APS; single-photon detectors; low-light-level imaging; night-vision; 3D imaging; high dynamic range imaging; time-correlated lifetime imaging microscopy; spectral imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Integrated High-performance Imagers
Special Issue: Delft Workshop 2008-2009—Sensors and Imagers: a VLSI Perspective

Prof. Dr. Caterina Ciminelli
Optoelectronics Laboratory, Politecnico di Bari, Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Via Re David, 200 70125 Bari, Italy
Tel. +39 08 0596 3404; Fax: +39 08 0596 3610
Website: http://www-dee.poliba.it/
Interests: optoelectronic devices; photonic devices; optical devices; microelectronics; nanoelectronics
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors in Space

Dr. M. W. Cole
Integrated Electromagnetic Materials Research Group, Materials and Manufacturing Science Division, U.S. Army Research Laboratory-WMRD, BLDG, 4600, Deer Creek Loop, Attn: RDRL-WMM-E, Aberdeen Proving Ground, 21005, USA
Tel. +1 410 306 0747
Interests: electronics; dielectric thin films; MEMS; electromagnetic sensors; sensor materials; sensor thin film fabrication process science; optoelectronic sensors; thin film and semiconductor techniques; microsystem technology; nanotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Dielectric Thin Films for Tunable Sensors and Active Devices

Dr. Francesco De Leonardis
Department of Electrical and Information Engineering Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Edoardo Orabona n. 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Tel. +39 08 0596 3909; Fax: +39 08 0596 3410
Website: http://dee.poliba.it/photonicsgroup
Interests: photonic devices; non linear integrated optics; nonlinear photonic sensors; nanophotonic integrated sensors; semiconductor lasers; optical sensors for gyros
Contribution: Special Issue: Optical Gyroscopes and Navigation Systems

Prof. Dr. Philippe Fauchet
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Studies Building, Room 514, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627-0231, USA
Tel. (585) 275-1487; Fax: (585) 276-2058
Website: http://www.ece.rochester.edu/projects/FauchetGroup/
Interests: photonics/optoelectronics: silicon laser, silicon modulators and signal processing, silicon nonlinear optics; silicon/biological interfacing: silicon biosensors, silicon orthopedics, silicon membranes; energy: beta-photovoltaic, fuel cells

Prof. Dr. Vittorio Ferrari
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione (DII) Facoltà di Ingegneria - Università di Brescia Via Branze, 38 - I25123 Brescia, Italy
Tel. +39 030 3715444
Website: http://www.ing.unibs.it/~ferrari/
Interests: Piezoelectric sensors and transducers; Resonant and acoustic-wave sensors; Energy harvesting for sensors; Sensor interface electronics; MEMS and microsensors for physical quantities

Prof. Dr. Peter C. Hauser
University of Basel, Department of Chemistry, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4004 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 267 10 03; Fax: +41 61 267 10 13
Website: http://www.chemie.unibas.ch/~hauser/index.html
Interests: electrochemical sensors; optical chemical sensors; capillary electrophoresis; contactless conductivity detection; flow-injection analysis; electronics

Prof. Dr. Martin Hegner
School of Physics, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 896 3030; Fax: +353 1 896 3037
Website: http://www.tcd.ie/Physics/People/Martin.Hegner/index.html
Interests: optical trapping; optical tweezers; laser tweezers; trapping; scanning force microscopy; single molecule experiments; dynamic force spectroscopy; multifunctional cantilever array sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Sensors and Biosensors

Prof. Dr. Wilmar Hernandez
Department of Circuits and Systems, E.U.I.T. de Telecomunicacion, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Campus Sur UPM, Ctra. Valencia km7, 28031 Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34 913367830; Fax: +34 913367829
Website: http://www.ics.upm.es/personal/profesores-titulares-de-unviersidad-interinos/wilmar-hernandez-perdomo
Interests: intelligent sensors; mechanical sensors; electronics; instrumentation; optimal signal processing; robust and optimal control
Contribution: Special Issue: Intelligent Sensors
Special Issue: Instrumentation, Signal Treatment and Uncertainty Estimation in Sensors
Special Issue: Intelligent Sensors - 2010

Dr. Didier Keymeulen
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 303-300, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91009, USA
Tel. +1 818 354-4280; Fax: +1 818 393-1545
Interests: domain of advanced adaptive control system, evolvable devices and reconfigurable hardware device applied to the design, development and implementation of robotics autonomous system

Prof. Dr. Hong-Nan Li
School of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian City, China
Interests: fiber optical sensors; piezoceramic sensors; global positioning systems; structural health monitoring; damage detections

Dr. Stefano Mariani
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy
Tel. +39 02 2399 4279; Fax: +39 02 2399 4300
Website: http://www.dica.polimi.it/en/
Interests: MEMS; structural sensors; kalman filtering
Contribution: Special Issue: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering
Special Issue: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering - 2009
Special Issue: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2011
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2012
Special Issue: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2013
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2014
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
Topical Collection: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering
In other journals:
Special Issue: Numerical Simulation of Discontinuities in Mechanics
Special Issue: Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering 2011

Dr. Roland Moser
Head of Inspection Technology R&D, ALSTOM Power Service, ALSTOM (Switzerland) Ltd, Brown-Boveri Strasse 7, CH-5401 Baden, Switzerland
Tel. +41 56 205 65 09; Fax: +41 56 205 66 73
Website: http://www.rolandmoser.ch/
Interests: thermographic sensors; ultrasonic sensors; acoustic emission; capacitive and inductive sensors; electrostatic sensors; diamagnetism; EMAT; hall sensors; optic sensors; fabrication of microsensors

Prof. Dr. Bradley Nelson
ETH Zurich, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, CLA H 17.1, Tannenstrasse 3, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 632 55 49; Fax: +41 44 632 10 78
Website: http://www.iris.ethz.ch/msrl/people/brad_n.php
Interests: microrobotics; biomicrorobotics; nanorobotics; including efforts in robotic micromanipulation; microassembly; MEMS (sensors and actuators); mechanical manipulation of biological cells and tissue; nanofabrication and nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS)

Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
Dpt. Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, University Complutense of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection and track movement; fusion and registering from imaging sensors; superresolution from low-resolution image sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain
Special Issue: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: Collaborative Sensors
Special Issue: Sensor-Based Technologies and Processes in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain 2013
Special Issue: Sensors for Fluid Leak Detection
Special Issue: Agriculture and Forestry: Sensors, Technologies and Procedures
Topical Collection: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry
In other journals:
Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) based Remote Sensing

Dr. Luca Pezzati
Gruppo Beni Culturali, CNR INO – Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 055 2308221; Fax: +39 055 2337755
Website: http://arte.ino.it/new2/index.php/it/home
Interests: diagnostic of cultural heritage; scanner for IR reflectography; image processing; interferometry; optical metrology; optical design
Contribution: Special Issue: Active and Passive Sensors for Art Diagnostic, Analysis and Investigation
Special Issue: Sensors for Cultural Heritage Diagnostics

Prof. Dr. Gary R. Pickrell
Materials Science and Engineering Department; Director of Surface Engineering, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing; Director, NanoBioMaterials Laboratory; Associate Director, Center for Photonics Technology, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Tel. +1 540 231 3504; Fax: +1 540 231 2158
Website: http://www2.mse.vt.edu/People/Faculty/GRPickrell/tabid/537/Default.aspx
Interests: chemical sensors, biological sensors, physical sensors, photonic sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Agent Detection
Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Industrial, Environmental and Health Monitoring

Dr. Piervincenzo Rizzo
University of Pittsburgh, SWANSON School of Engineering, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 3700 O'Hara Street, 729 Benedum Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15261-2294 USA
Website: http://www.pitt.edu/~pir3/
Interests: nondestructive evaluation/testing, structural health monitoring, ultrasonic sensors, signal processing

Prof. Dr. Markus W. Sigrist
ETH Zürich, Institute for Quantum Electronics, HPF D 19, Schafmattstrasse 16, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 633 22 89; Fax: +41 44 633 12 30
Website: http://www.lss.ethz.ch/people/head/markus_sigrist/index
Interests: widely tunable infrared laser sources; sensitive and selective monitoring methods such as multipass absorption, photoacoustics and cavity ringdown; algorithms for spectral analyses of multi-component mixtures; low-cost photoacoustic gas sensors; application of laser-spectroscopic schemes
Contribution: Special Issue: Laser Spectroscopy and Sensing
Special Issue: Laser Sensing and Imaging

Prof. Dr. Melvyn Smith
Director of the Centre for Machine Vision, Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics, T Block, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol B16 1QY, UK
Tel. +44 117 32 83578; Fax: +44 117 32 83636
Website: http://people.uwe.ac.uk/Pages/person.aspx?accountname=campus\m2-smith
Interests: machine vision; automated visual inspection; surface inspection; 3D imaging

Prof. Dr. Gangbing Song
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Website: http://www.me.uh.edu/faculty/song
Interests: piezoceramics sensors; strain sensors; fiber optical sensors; embedded sensors; nondestructive testing; structural health monitoring

Prof. Dr. Urs Staufer
Micro and Nano Engineering, Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME), Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3mE), TU Delft, Room 4B-1-22, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
Website: http://3me.tudelft.nl/en/about-the-faculty/professors/precision-and-microsystems-engineering/micro-and-nano-engineering/profdr-u-staufer/
Interests: application of nanoscientific knowledge in engineering research; scientific instrumentation; tools for nanoscience; sensing and actuating MEMS; MEMS for space and planetary research; microfabrication
Contribution: Special Issue: Transducer Systems

Prof. Dr. Andras Z. Szeri
Robert L. Spencer Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 126 Spencer Laboratory, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Tel. +1 302 831 2008; Fax: +1 302 831 3619
Website: http://research.me.udel.edu/Faculty/a_szeri.html
Interests: tribology; fluid mechanics, and applied mathematics

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Tittmann
Director of Engineering Nanostructure-Characterization Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Earth and Engineering Science Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Website: http://www4.esm.psu.edu/centers/ENCC_BRT/Personnel.htm
Interests: piezo-electric transducers; non-destructive evaluation transducers; acoustic microscope focused transducers; air-coupled ultrasonic transducers; laser-based transducers

Prof. Dr. Manuela Vieira
Electronic and Communication department, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa/ISEL, Rua Conselheiro Emídio Navarro, 1949-014 Lisbon, Portugal
Tel. +351 218317290; Fax: +351 218317114
Website: http://sites.isel.ipl.pt/aceetc/represent/contents.html
Interests: thin film techology; optoelectronic sensors; optical sensors; optical signal and processing devices; image and color sensors; large area electronics; flexible sensors

Prof. Dr. Xue Wang
9003 Building, Tsinghua Garden, Department of Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Tel. +86 10 62776161; Fax: +86 10 62776161
Website: http://yqs.pim.tsinghua.edu.cn/wangxuehomepage/index_eng.htm
Interests: intelligent sensors; sensors networks; remote sensing; intelligent signal processing; Kalman filtering; multisensor fusion; intelligent maintenance and fault prognosis; measurement instrumentation; robust and optimal control
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Efficiency and Intelligent Signal Processing for Wireless Sensing

Dr. Feng Xia
School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, Development Zone, Dalian 116620, China
Tel. +86 411 87571582
Website: http://www.fengxia.net/
Interests: cyber-physical systems; internet of things; mobile computing; social computing; intelligent systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications
Special Issue: Ubiquitous Sensing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Internet of Things: Technologies and Applications

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