(1) AC Electrical Measurements and Modeling of Gas Sensors Instructor: Prof. Sheikh A. Akbar Professor, Materials Science Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Scope and Objectives:

This is a special course covering the fundamental basis of ac electrical measurement and its application to modelling functional materials with focus on gas sensors. Case studies are presented for both resistive and potentiometric type gas sensors, as well as mixed ionic-electronic conductors (MIECs).

(2) Electrochemical Biosensors

Instructor: Joseph Wang, Distinguished Professor, Departments of  Nanonengineering, University of California, San Diego, CA.

Scope and Objectives:

This course is for scientists and engineers with interest in the fundamental principles of biosensing. The topics covered include an overview of different bio-recognition and detection methods and their application to biosensing in wearable sensors for human health.

(3) Introduction to Micro/Nanofabrication, C-MEMS and Applications of Chemical Gas Sensors


Marc Madou, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA.

Peter J. Hesketh, School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Gary W. Hunter, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH.

Target Audience

Engineers, scientists and students involved with the design and fabrication of microchemical and biosensors or nanosensors which make use of miniaturization to achieve compact and versatile sensing systems. Students will learn about how to fabricate sensors using MEMS/NEMS technology and their applications