Technical Program (Download the pdf version)

Thursday, June 21, 2012

8:30 Registration
9:00-9:15Josep Solé Pareta, Ian F. Akyildiz and Eduard Alarcón


9:15-9:30Ferran Marqués

Dean of TelecomBCN

Opening session
9:30-10:15Keynote Speaker: Dmitry N. Chigrin

University of Wuppertal, Germany

Metallic and Graphene-based Nano-Antennas
10:15-11:00Coffee Break
Session I:Chair: Albert CabellosNext Generation Wireless Communications
11:00-11:30Tianyou Kou, Eylem Ekici, C. Emre Koksal

Ohio State University, USA

Quality Control of CNT Forests via EM Probing
11:30-12:00Sebastian Priebe

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Wireless Communications with sub-mm Waves – Specialties of THz Indoor Radio Channels
12:00-12:30Mario Iannazzo


Towards Graphene RF transceiver circuits
12:30-13:00Raül Gómez Cid-Fuentes


Energy harvesting enabled Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy model and battery dimensioning
13:00-14:30Lunch Break
Session II:Chair: Ozgur Baris AkanApplications of Nanocommunication & Nanonetworks
14:30-15:00L. Felicetti, M. Femminella, G. Reali

University of Perugia, Italy

A simulation analysis of Nanomachines Communication in blood vessels
15:00-15:30Mark S. Leeson and Matthew D. Higgins

University of Warwick, UK

Relaying in the Molecular Diffusion Channel
15:30-16:00Sukru Kuran and Tuna Tugcu

Bogazici University

Overview and Research Directions for Calcium Signaling
Session III:Chair: Ramon AlcubillaNanotechnology & Nanodevices
16:00-16:30Ernest Mendoza

UPC-Nanoengineering Research Centre

Carbon Nanotube based Biosensors: from basic science to clinical applications
16:30-17:00Pere Pérez Millán

Universitat de València, Spain

Fiber optic nonlinear devices based on Carbon Nanotubes
17:00-17:30Juan Martínez Pastor

Universitat de València, Spain

Colloidal Quantum Dots for optoelectronics and photonics
17:30Welcome reception

Friday, June 22, 2012

9:30-10:30Guest institution: National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET), Russia Prof. S. Gavrilov (Rector)

MIET results in Nano-Bio areas: Open lines for future co-operation
10:30-11:15Coffee Break
Session IV:Chair: José LázaroOn-Chip Communications
11:15-12:00Keynote Speaker: Mario Nemirovsky

Senior ICREA Research Professor in BSC, Spain

The dawning of the multicore and its communication conundrum
12:00-12:30Sergi Abadal


Graphene-enabled hybrid architectures for multiprocessors: Bridging Nanophotonics and Nanoscale Wireless Communication
12:30-13:00Murat Kuscu and Ozgur Baris Akan

Koç University, Turkey

FRET-based Single-pair, Broadcast and Multi-step Nanocommunications with Multi-exciton Transmission
13:00-14:30Lunch Break
Session V:Chair: Gabriel AbadalEnergy Harvesting Nanosystems
14:30-15:00Eric Slottke and Armin Wittneben

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Inductive coupling for joint Power Supply and Communication at the Micro- and Nanoscale
15:00-15:30Elisenda Bou


Resonant Inductive Coupling Wireless Power Transfer
15:30-16:00Miquel López-Suarez

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

From Micro to Nano-structured mechanical systems for Energy Harvesting: A non-linear approach
Session VI:Chair: Sasi BalasubramaniamMolecular Communications
16:00-16:30Arash Fereidouni and Dogu Arifler

Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

Analysis of Connectivity in Diffusion-Based Molecular Nano- Communication Networks
16:30-17:00Chun Tung Chou

University of New South Wales, Australia

Performance evaluation of molecular communication networks using extended master equation models
17:00-17:30Deniz Demiray

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Direct discrete resource Constrained Networking
17:30-17:45Lluís Jofre

Director General for Universities, Catalan Government

Closing session
20:30Dinner by the beach