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Short Course Penang 2015

November 19, 2015 @ 00:00 November 21, 2015 @ 23:59 CET

Chemical Sensing: Fundamentals, Current Technologies and Applications

19-21 November 2015 – Penang, Malaysia

Develop your knowledge on chemical sensors systems and applications at the ISOCS Short Course in Penang, Malaysia.

The venue is the COPTHORNE ORCHID HOTEL on the Island Penang in Malaysia, located at the popular Tanjung Bungah (Flower Cape) beach and near to the magnificient city of Georgetown. The course fee is 350 €. Hotel accommodation including all meals is RM 220 (aprox. 44€) per person and night in a single room or  RM 160 (aprox. 32€) in a shared double room. Students will receive free ISOCS membership for 2016. Accompanying persons are also welcome.

Course fee350 €
Single room44 €/night (aprox)
Double shared room32 €/night (aprox)

Who should attend?

The Short Course is ideal for anyone with an interest in electronic noses or tongues and their applications and is new to the field; for example, PhD students, researchers, technologists and industrialists. Short Courses organized by ISOCS are a unique combination of fundamental theory lectures and practical application exercises. They provide a head start into selected topics of current research and new developments in the area of chemical sensing, biosensing, olfaction and applications. Most lecturers will be present throughout the duration of the course. Ample opportunity is given for discussion and networking.

Directions and Accommondation:

The short course takes place on the Island Penang in Malaysia: http://www.visitpenang.gov.my

Recommended Accommondation during the course: http://www.millenniumhotels.com/copthornepenang/

The Short Course will cover topics including:

  • Fundamentals on e-­‐nose and e-­‐tongue
  • Overview on chemical sensor technologies
  • Biosensors for chemical detection
  • Sampling technologies
  • Data analysis: classification and data fusion
  • Food, health, and environmental applications
  • Mobile applications
  • Mobile robot olfaction

Speakers include:

  • Prof. Krishna Persaud, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr. Nicolae Barsan, Tübingen University, Germany
  • Dr. Patrick Mielle, INRA, Dijon, France
  • Dr. Jan Mitrovics, JLM Innovation, Germany
  • Dr. Ammar Zakaria, Perlis University, Malaysia
  • Prof. Ali Yeon Md Shakaff, Perlis University, Malaysia
  • Dr. Nor Idayu Mahat, University of Utara, Malaysia
  • Dr. Masaaki Habara, Intelligent Sensor Tech., Inc., Japan
  • Prof. Hiroshi Ishida, Tokyo U Agriculture and Tech, Japan
  • Dr. Sing Muk NG, Swinburne Sarawak Research Centre, Malaysia

Penang, Malaysia