8th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai

Date: November 19th - 21st, 2012
Venue: Sendai Sunplaza

Within the "Sendai Micro Nano International Forum 2012" the 8th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai is held.

November 20th (Tue)


10:00  Greetings
Dr. Lorenz Granrath, Fraunhofer Representative Office, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Yukimoto Ito, Vice Mayor of Sendai, Japan 

10:15  Challenge at AIMR - With Mathematics and Materials Science collaborations
Prof. Motoko Kotani, Director of WPI-AMIR, Tohoku University, Sendai

10:45  The role of micro and nano systems research in the context of the strategic research focus of the Technical University Chemnitz
Prof. Arnold van Zyl, Rector of Technical University Chemnitz, Germany

11:15  Open collaboration for MEMS development in Tohoku University
Prof. Masayoshi Esashi, Professor at WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University Sendai

11:45  Smart systems for a better life
Prof. Thomas Gessner, Director of Fraunhofer ENAS

12:15  Future Challenges for Electronic Design Automation
Dr. Peter Schneider, Devision Director of Fraunhofer IIS/EAS Dresden

12:45  Lunch

14:00  Photonic Smart systems: New Opportunities for Smart System Integration
Dr. Michael Scholles, Fraunhofer IPMS, Dresden

14:25  Multifunctional Inorganic-Organic Hybrids - ORMOCER®s - for interconnection and packaging
Dr. Michale Popall, Fraunhofer ISC, Wuerzburg

14:50  Numerical Simulation and Virtual Material Design
Dr. Jan Hamaekers, Fraunhofer SCAI

15:15  Japanese-German collaboration between WPI-AIMR and Fraunhofer ENAS in the field of innovative material MEMS
Prof. Yu-Ching Lin, WPI-AIMR, Sendai

15:40  Fraunhofer Project Center Sendai
Joerg Froemel, Fraunhofer ENAS, Sendai

15.50  Closing remarks

For the detailed program and the registration, please click here (Japanese).