10th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai

~Smart Systems for a Secure World~


Date: Nov. 26th, 2014 (Wed.) 9:30-18:00 (18:00- Reception)
Venue: Sendai Sunplaza "Crystal Room"
Hosted by: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, City of Sendai, Tohoku University
Supported by: MEMS Industry Group
Participation Fee: for free

Fraunhofer and City of Senda signed a MoU for the cooperation in 2004 and since then we have held every year the Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai. The 10th Synposium will be held with a thema "Smart Systems for a Secure World".

<PROGRAM>*with simultaneos interpretation EN-JP

09:30    Welcome and introduction
            Prof. Thomas Gessner (Director Fraunhofer ENAS; Fraunhofer Project Center
            at Tohoku University)

09:40    Greetings
           - Yukimoto Ito (Vice Mayor City of Sendai)
           - Prof. Susumu Satomi (President Tohoku University)
           - Prof. Motoko Kotani (Council for Science, Technology and Innovation;
            Director WPI-Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Morning Session

10:00    Keynote: "Smart Monitoring Systems"
            Prof. Thomas Gessner (Director Fraunhofer ENAS; Fraunhofer Project
            Center at Tohoku University)

10:40    Keynote: "MEMS Open Collaboration in Tohoku Univeristy"
            Prof. Masayoshi Esashi (Director Micro Integration Center, Tohoku
            University; Fraunhofer Project Center at Tohoku University)
            Kentaro Totsu (Micro Integration Center, Tohoku University)

11:20    "Integration of Carbon Nanotubes in CNT-FETs by Using with Wafer Level
            Approaches for High Frequency Analog Integrated Circuit Electronic
Prof. Stefan Schulz (Fraunhofer ENAS); Dr. Knut Gottfried (Fraunhofer ENAS)

11:50    "Release of High Thermal Energy Generated by Integrated
            Reactive Multilayer Systems"
            Maik Wiemer (Fraunhofer ENAS)

12:20    Invited Talk: "Microsystem Integration by MEMS and LSI Technologies
            for Smart and Secure Human Support Robots and Other Applications"
            Masanori Muroyama (Micro Integration Center, Tohoku University)

12:50   Lunch break

Afternoon Session

14:00    Keynote: "Integration Technologies for Cyber Physical Systems - Challenges 
            and Solutions"

            Prof. Klaus-Dieter Lang (Director Fraunhofer IZM)

14:40   Keynote: "The Innovation Eco System in Chemnitz - Linking of
           Education, Research and Industry"
Prof. Arnold van Zyl (President Technische Universität Chemnitz)

15:20    "Advanced Piezoelectric Thin Films and Devices"
            Prof. Shuji Tanaka (Director Micro/Nano Education Center, Tohoku University;
             Fraunhofer Project Center at Tohoku University)

15:50    "Embedding Technology - Today's Status and Future Applications"
            Andreas Ostmann (Fraunhofer IZM)

16:20    "Sensor Integration for Structural Health Monitoring in Light Weight
            Kathleen Heinrich (Fraunhofer ENAS, Cluster of Excellence MERGE, Chemnitz)

16:50   Poster session (posters by technical presentations + additional posters)

18:00    Reception




Please contact Ms. Nao Tomita (tomita(at)