Subject: Sensors Newsletter, April 2019



News and Announcements

Call for Expression of Interest in Hosting the International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S)

The International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S) is a conference series dedicated to bringing together scientists and leaders from different areas to discuss important recent developments in sensor science.
So far, six International Symposia on Sensor Science (I3S) have been held. The I3S Steering Committee seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from universities/organizations/individual scholars to host an edition of the I3S Conference Series. There is no restriction in the geographic areas considered. Please, click here to find more details and instructions on how to submit your Expression of Interest. You are also free to contact Ms. Suzie Li ( for any questions.

2019 Sensors Young Investigator Award - Open for Nominations

The "2019 Sensors Young Investigator Award" is now open for nominations. All nominations will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Vittorio M.N. Passaro, on the basis of their research achievements in the sensors field.
The awardee will receive: 1) 2000 Swiss Francs in cash; 2) an offer to publish one paper free of charge in Sensors after peer review; 3) an engraved plaque.
Please, check the Eligibility and Requirements and submit your nominations here. The deadline to submit nominations is 31 May 2019.

2019 Sensors Travel Awards - Winners Announced

Sensors sponsored four Travel Awards (800 Swiss Francs each) for postdoctoral fellows and PhD students to attend an international conference of their choice in 2019. The awards were granted to:

Dr. Leonardo Scarabelli, Postdoctoral fellow at UCLA;
Dr. Maria Cuartero, Postdoctoral fellow at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm;
Dr. Filiz Yesilkoy, Postdoctoral fellow at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL);
Dr. Itthipon Jeerapan, Ph.D. student at the University of California San Diego.

2018 Sensors Outstanding Reviewer Award - Winners Announced

The following referees have been selected to receive "Sensors 2018 Outstanding Reviewer Awards" for the quality, timeliness, and number of reviews completed in 2018 (in alphabetical order by surname):

Dr. Angelos Antonopoulos, Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain
Dr. Naima Kaabouch, University of North Dakota, USA
Dr. Tomasz Kapuscinski, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Dr. Ryo Natsuaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Roberto Opromolla, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy

The winners will receive 500 Swiss Francs each to develop their research. Our sincere thanks go to the recipients of the Award and to all other reviewers for using their valuable time for reviewing manuscripts submitted to Sensors.

Meet the Journal Editors at Transducers 2019 - EUROSENSORS XXXIII, Berlin, Germany, 23–27 June 2019

Sensors will be present at Transducers 2019 - EUROSENSORS XXXIII, Berlin, Germany, 23-27 June 2019. You are welcome to visit our booth (Booth #25) to meet the journal Editors and talk to them about your experience with MDPI open access publishing or your latest research progress.

Featured Papers

Polymer Optical Fiber Tip Mass Production Etch Mechanism to Achieve CPC Shape for Improved Biosensor Performance
Hafeez Ul Hassan, Ole Bang and Jakob Janting
Sensors 2019, 19(2), 285; doi:10.3390/s19020285

Layer-by-Layer Nano-assembly: A Powerful Tool for Optical Fiber Sensing Applications
Pedro J. Rivero, Javier Goicoechea and Francisco J. Arregui
Sensors 2019, 19(3), 683; doi:10.3390/s19030683

Dopamine/2-Phenylethylamine Sensitivity of Ion-Selective Electrodes Based on Bifunctional-Symmetrical Boron Receptors
Martyna Durka, Krzysztof Durka, Agnieszka Adamczyk-Wo┼║niak and Wojciech Wróblewski
Sensors 2019, 19(2), 283; doi:10.3390/s19020283

Liquid Droplet Microresonators
Antonio Giorgini, Saverio Avino, Pietro Malara, Paolo De Natale and Gianluca Gagliardi
Sensors 2019, 19(3), 473; doi:10.3390/s19030473

Wearable Potentiometric Sensors for Medical Applications
María Cuartero, Marc Parrilla and Gaston A. Crespo
Sensors 2019, 19(2), 363; doi:10.3390/s19020363

Special Issues Open for Submission

Sensors for Gait, Posture, and Health Monitoring (Deadline: 30 June 2019)
Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Thurmon Lockhart, USA

Deep Learning-Based Image Sensors (Deadline: 30 June 2019)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Kang Ryoung Park, Korea; Prof. Dr. Sangyoun Lee, Korea; Prof. Dr. Euntai Kim, Korea

E-Skin Sensors (Deadline: 30 June 2019)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. René M. Rossi, Switzerland; Dr. Luciano Boesel, Switzerland; Dr. Claudio Toncelli, Switzerland

Non-Invasive Biomedical Sensors (Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Antonio Tricoli, Australia; Prof. Dr. Giovanni Neri, Italy

Sensors in Target Detection (Deadline: 15 May 2019)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Thierry Bouwmans, France; Dr. Filippo Biondi, Italy

To access the full list of open Special Issues, please see here.

Recently Closed Special Issues

Sensor Fusion and Novel Technologies in Positioning and Navigation (48 papers published)
Guest Editors: Dr. Fernando J. Álvarez Franco, Spain; Dr. Joaquín Torres-Sospedra, Spain

Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks: Protocols, Architectures and Solutions (34 papers published)
Guest Editor: Dr. Carles Gomez, Spain

Visual Sensors (33 papers published)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Oscar Reinoso, Spain; Prof. Dr. Luis Payá, Spain

Ultrasound Transducers (28 papers published)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Xiaoning Jiang, USA; Dr. Jianguo Ma, China

Future Research Trends in Internet of Things and Sensor Networks (21 papers published)
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Dongkyun Kim, Korea; Prof. Dr. Jaime Lloret Mauri, Spain; Dr. Syed Hassan Ahmed, USA

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