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Self Powered Smart Sensing System

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Date and time 24.08.2017 11:00  
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Speaker Prof Haixia (Alice) Zhang, Institute of Microelectronics, Pekin University
Category Conferences - Seminars

In this talk, Prof. Zhang will report her latest research work in TENGs with Hybrid mechanism. Frist, a r-shape hybrid piezoelectric and triboelectric NG is designed and integrated into a PC keyboard to harvest energy in the typing process, additionally, this device utilize in piano for self-recorder of composing.

Second, another hybrid magnetic and triboelectric nanogenerators is introduced which can be used as self-powered visualized omnidirectional tilt sensing system.

Third, an ultrathin flexible Piezoelectric and triboelectric Harvester for implantable applications will be discussed. The hybrid mechanism of Triboelectrical generator provides high performance and stability, which is important for powering implantable devices, touch panels, cell phone, artificial skins, sensor network.
 
Bio :
Haixia (Alice) Zhang received her Ph.D. degree from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology at 1998, then she spend 2 years in Tsinghua University for her Post-Doc training, and joined the faculty of the Institute of Microelectronics in 2001. Her research fields include MEMS Design and Fabrication, Energy harvesting and applications.

She is Senior Editor of IEEE TNANO, IEEE-JMEMS, Microsystems & Nanoengineering, IET MNL, etc. She is co-author of 250+ peer-reviewed publications, co-invented 32 patents (include 5 US patents). She was the founder of IEEE NEMS at 2006 and served as General Chair at 2013 in Suzhou, hosted Transducers2011 in Beijing, and initiated the MINE conferences at 2017. She is chairing of Chinese International NEMS Society and IEEE NTC Beijing Chapter. She won National Invention Award of Science & Technology at 2006, Teaching Award at 2013, Geneva Invention Gold Medal at 2014. More than academy, she founded the world well-known innovation event iCAN contest in 2007.

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  • General public
  • Free

Organizer

  • Prof. Christian Enz

Contact

  • Bourquin Lysiane <lysiane.bourquin@epfl.ch>

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