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Microtech Innovation Summit 2019
Inaugural Conference and Exhibition
November 5-7, 2019
San Jose, California


Tuesday, November 5th

Registration and Refreshments 08:30 AM – 09:00AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
Short Course: Energy Harvesting and Industrial IoT
Brian Zahnstecher
Principal
PowerRox
09:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Networking Lunch 12:15 PM – 01:30 PM
Paper and Plastic Sensors: Emerging Technologies and Applications
Alissa Fitzgerald, PhD
Founder and CEO
A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates
01:30 PM – 02:10 PM

Technology Innovation Showcase


Photonics and MEMS Based Bio-Sensors: Emerging Applications in Digital Olfaction
Tristan Rousselle
Founder and Deputy CEO
Aryballe Technologies


Shrinking MEMS Sensors into Nano-Realm Using Standard CMOS Processes
Nigel Robson
Manager
Nanusens


High Definition 3D Micro-Printing for Advanced RF Applications
Chris Lamb
CEO
Obsidian Advanced Manufacturing


MEMS Based Gas Sensors: Current and Emerging Technologies
Hossain Fahad, PhD
CEO
Serinus Labs

02:10 PM – 03:10 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 03:10 PM – 03:30 PM
Short Course: Resonant MEMS and NEMS Devices for Quantum Engineering
Philip Feng, PhD
Professor
University of Florida
03:30 PM – 05:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
05:00 PM – 05:15 PM

Wednesday, November 6th

Registration and Breakfast 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
08:00 AM – 08:30 AM
VC Perspective on Deeptech Inflections and MEMS Investment Opportunities
Rajesh Swaminathan
Senior Investment Director
Applied Ventures
08:30 AM – 09:10 AM
Industrial Photonic Sensing Systems: Emerging Trends and Future Directions
Loucas Tsakalakos, PhD
Director of Photonics, Horizontal Technologies
General Electric, Global Research Center
09:10 AM – 09:50 AM
Monolithic Integration of MEMS on CMOS
Arjun Kantimahanti
Sr. Vice President, Technology Development
SilTerra – Gold Sponsor
09:50 AM – 10:00 AM
Biochips and Microfluidics: An Overview of Fabrication Technologies
Dan Djukich
Vice President, Sales
Teledyne Micralyne – Gold Sponsor
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM
Mid-Morning Break 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Artificial Intelligence and Image Sensors
Harshita Sahu
Technical Lead
Sony Electronics
10:50 AM – 11:30 AM
People Tracking, Vital Signs Monitoring, and Gesture Recognition Using Radar
Veronique Baudon
Strategic Partnership Manager
imec
11:30 AM – 12:10 PM
MEMS Innovations: Enabling Technologies in Deposition and Etch
Alessandro Fujisaka
Western Regional Account Manager
ULVAC – Silver Sponsor
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Microlens Imprint Lithography and Wafer Stacking
Gary Choquette
President and General Manager
SUSS Microtec – Program Sponsor
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
Networking Lunch 12:30 PM – 01:45 PM
Ultrasound Fingerprint Sensors: Technology Developments and Comparisons
Joy (Xiaoyue) Jiang, PhD
Researcher
UC Berkeley
01:45 PM - 02:25 PM
MEMS Mirrors: Reliability and Recent Applications
Jan Grahmann, PhD
Head of Active Microoptical Components and Systems
Fraunhofer IPMS
02:25 PM - 03:05 PM
MEMS and Micro Devices: Technologies and Applications Highlights
Paul Bekkers
Business Development Manager
Philips Innovation Services – Innovation Sponsor
03:05 PM - 03:15 PM
Full Color Optical Engine for Retinal Scanning Type Eyewear Display
Joe (Yojiro) Kamei
Director
KST World – Reception Sponsor
03:15 PM - 03:25 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 03:25 PM – 04:00 PM

Technology Innovation Showcase


New Developments for MEMS Manufacturing using Ion Beam and Plasma Technologies
Allan Biegaj
Sales Representative
AARD Technology


Metrology and Characterization: Emerging Techniques for MEMS and Sensors Devices
Craig Hunter
CEO
Covalent Metrology


Aluminum Scandium Sputter Targets for PiezoMEMS Applications
Rich Oliveri
Director, Sales America
Materion


Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Fabrication Technologies Overview and Emerging Application Trends
Steve Leith, PhD
Director of Engineering and Technology
Microconnex


Silicon Pore Optics: Microtechnology Enabling a Clearer View of the Hot and Energetic Universe
Jeroen Haneveld, PhD
Business Manager
MicronitMicrotechnologies


Litho and Metrology Solutions for Multi-Layered MEMS Manufacturing
Jumpei Fukui
Deputy Section Manager
Nikon Engineering


Pulsed Laser Deposition for MEMS and Sensors Applications
Arjen Janssens
CEO
Solmates


MEMS Testing: Latest Developments and Trends
Vito Topputo
Business Development
Tau Industrial Robotics


Biomedical and Industrial MEMS Sensor Platforms
Jeffrey Krotosky
CTO
Tronics, TDK Group


Glass and Quartz Wafers for MEMS and Semiconductor Applications
Jonas Discher
Sales
Wafer Universe


04:00 PM – 05:40 PM
Concluding Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
05:40 PM – 05:45 PM
Reception 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Thursday, November 7th

Registration and Breakfast 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM
MEMSBased Sixth Sense: Technology Development Process and Potential Applications
Marcellino Gemelli
Director of Global Business Development
Bosch Sensortec
08:15 AM – 08:55 AM
Recognizing Opportunities for MEMS and Sensors: Need Driven Innovation and Partnership Frameworks in Medical Devices
Nicholas Mourlas, PhD
Senior Director, New Ventures
Johnson & Johnson
08:55 AM – 09:35 AM
Emerging and Future Applications Enabled by Sensors Technologies
Andrew Maywah
Investment Director
TDK Ventures
09:35 AM – 10:15 AM
Cloud Engineering Simulation: A Game Changer for MEMS and Sensors
Ian Campbell
CEO
OnScale – Simulation Sponsor
10:15 AM - 10:25 AM
Packaging Reliability Improvements for Electronics and Optoelectronic Devices through Advanced Materials
Marco Moraja
MEMS Business Manager
SAES Group – Breakfast Sponsor
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM
Emerging MEMS Technologies and Challenges in Fabrication
Matthias Schulze, PhD
Head of Engineering
Fraunhofer IPMS – R&D Partner
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM
Mid-Morning Break 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Technology Innovation Showcase


Towards Soft-Rigid Miniaturized Parallel Robots for Dexterous Micro/Nano-Manipulation
Redwan Dahmouche, PhD
Associate Professor
FEMTO-ST Institute


Graphene Based Micro Transducers
Ramesh Ramchandani
CEO
GraphAudio


Integration of Micro-Power Supplies using 3D Interposer Technologies
Hoà Thanh Lê
Postdoctoral Researcher
Harvard University


Design and Applications of an Ultra-Low-Cost MEMS Fabrication Platform
Mitchell Hsing, PhD
Founder
InchFab


Real-Time Nanoscale Sensing Solutions
Jeffrey Diament
Head of Business Development
InstruMEMS


11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking Lunch 12:30 PM – 01:45 PM

Technology Innovation Showcase


Haptic Micro-Actuators Based on Electroactive Polymers: Recent Advances and Emerging Applications
Francois Jeanneu
CEO
Novasentis


Bio-Inspired Vision: Revealing the Invisible to Machines
Luca Verre
CEO and Founder
Prophesee


Capacitive Imaging Technologies for Touch and Object Detection Applications
Gerald Morrison, PhD
CTO
Sigma Sense


Design, Modeling, and Simulation for MEMS and Sensors: Latest Trends and Developments
Mary Ann Maher, PhD
CEO
SoftMEMS


MEMS Sockets: A Solution for 3D Multi-Chip Assembly
Hani Gomez
Graduate Researcher
UC Berkeley, BSAC


Cell-Sized Robots: Emerging Technologies and Potential Applications
Marc Miskin, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania


Micromachining of Glass: An Overview and Comparison of Fabrication Techniques
Lucas Hof, PhD
Professor
Université du Québec


01:45 PM - 03:30 PM

Concluding Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Agenda and panels are subject to change.