MEF 2020 Program Schedule

SMART Society Driven by MEMS

Wednesday, April 22 - Thursday, April 23, 2020

KFC Hall, Ryogoku, Tokyo

Wednesday, April 22

Time Presentation Title


9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks  
9:10-9:50 Keynote speech TBA  
9:50-10:15 Advances in High SNR MEMS Microphone

Dr. Philippe Robert

MEMS Business Development Manager, Silicon Components Division


10:15-10:40 Alps Alpine Sensor Products utilizing MEMS Technologies

Mr. Hisayuki Yazawa

Chief Engineer, Engineering Dept.

C4 Group1

Alps Alpine Co., Ltd.

10:40-10:55 Break  
10:55-11:35 Special lecture:Create wisdom in the Digital Economy ~Economy of Wisdom®~ (Tentative title)

Mr. Shigeki Yamaguchi

Senior Executive Vice President and Representative Director

NTT DATA Corporation

11:35-12:15 Exhibitors' presentation  
12:15-13:15 Lunch and Exhibition  
13:15-13:55 Keynote speech TBA  
13:55-14:20 Wireless Information Transfer Using Optical Radiation Pressure Force on a Micromechanical Resonator

Prof. Raj Mohanty

Professor, Physics

Boston University

14:20-14:45 Biosensor Microsystem Technology for IoT-Based Smart Critical Care Medicine

Prof. Katsuo Kurabayashi

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,

University of Michigan

14:45-15:30 Exhibitors' Presentation  
15:30-16:00 Break and Exhibition  
16:00-16:40 Keynote speech: Room temperature bonding for microsystem integration

Prof. Tadatomo Suga

Professor, Collaborative Research Center,

Meisei University

16:40-17:05 Energy harvesting from vibrations and heat

Prof. Sebald Gael

ELyTMaX UMI3757, CNRS–Université de Lyon–Tohoku University, International Joint Unit

INSA – Lyon/CNRS/Tohoku University

17:05-17:30 Integration of high-performance piezoelectric and magnetic materials in advanced MEMS devices

Prof. Bernhard Wagner

Deputy Director

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT)

17:30-17:55 Thin-film Processing Technologies of Piezoelectric Materials for IoT and AI Applications

Dr. Koukou Suu

Executive Officer and Senior Fellow, ULVAC

18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception  

Thursday, April 23

Time Presentation Title


9:00-9:40 Keynote Speech TBA  
9:40-10:05 Zero-Power Always-ON Sensor Labels for Supply Chain IoT

Dr. Navid Yazdi


Evigia Systems

10:05-10:30 Inventing the Ideal Ohmic Switch

Mr. Russ Garcia

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Chris Keimel

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Menlo Microsystems, Inc.

10:30-10:55 Piezoelectric Materials for Intelligent Sensing

Mr. Matthew Crowley


Vesper Technologies

10:55-11:10 Break  
11:10-11:50 Special lecture:Global Start-up trend for semiconductor, sensor and MEMS

Mr. Kay Enjoji


TEL Venture Capital

11:50-12:30 Exhibitors' presentation  
12:30-13:30 Lunch and Exhibition  
13:30-13:55 Where is the MEMS industry heading?

Mr. Dimitrios Damianos

MEMS & Sensors Market & Technology Analyst

Yole Développement

13:55-14:20 QST Sensors and Growth Application Areas

Dr. Zhen Sun

Senior Director Product Management


14:20-14:45 The Evolution of Smart MEMS Sensors and AI at the Edge

Mr. Keith Nicholson

Global Head of Application Engineering

Bosch Sensortec

14:45-15:45 Break and Exhibition  
15:45-16:10 Inertial MEMS sensors for industrial applications

Dr. Antoine Filipe



16:10-16:35 Monolithic Integration of MEMS on CMOS

Mr. Arjun Kumar Kantimahanti

SVP–MEMS/Sensors/Life Sciences Business Unit, Design Technology

Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

16:35-17:00 Highly Reliable Piezoelectric Process Technology in Volume Foundry for Emerging MEMS Applications

Dr. Victor Shih

Manager, MEMS RD


17:00-17:10 Break  
17:10-18:10 Grand finale panel discussion


Mr. Susumu Kaminaga

Representative Director & Chief Executive

SK Global Advisers Co., Ltd.

18:10-18:15 Closing Remarks  

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