TECHNICAL
PROGRAM

IFETC 2021 technical program is below. Please note that the program schedule may change, so be sure to reference this page for the latest program.

All times listed below are in the US EASTERN TIME .

  Sun - Aug 08      Mon - Aug 09      Tue - Aug 10      Wed - Aug 11   


Monday, August 9th

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - PLENARY: WELCOME / PLENARY SESSION 1
Chair/Organizer: Paul R. Berger

9:00
Conference Welcome
Paul Berger. IEEE IFETC 2021 General Chair

9:05
Flexible Arrays of Printed Devices and Their Use in Wearable Medical Devices
Ana Claudia Arias. University of California, Berkeley
10:30 - 12:30 PM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - INVITED: INVITED SESSION 1 - DEVICES
Chair/Organizer: Luisa Petti, Henning Sirringhaus

10:30
Reinventing Electronics for a Flexible World
Feras Alkhalil. PragmatIC

11:00
From Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells to Large Area Modules: Challenges and Perspectives
Francesca Brunetti. University of Rome Tor Vergata Via del Politecnico

11:30
A Critical Comparison of Printed Semiconductor Based Thin-Film Transistor Technologies for Small Channel Length Applications
Ananth Dodabalapur. The University of Texas at Austin

12:00
Flexible Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Transducers Based on Thin-Film Technology: from technology to driving methodologies
Kris Myny. imec, Heverlee, Belgium
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - EXHIBITS: NETWORKING
1:30 - 3:00 PM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - ORAL ABSTRACTS: ABSTRACT SESSION 1
Chair/Organizer: C. Daniel Frisbie, Samson A. Jenekhe

1:30
Group 14 Effects in Alkynyl Acene Small Molecule Semiconductors
Karl J. Thorley1, Micai Benford2, Yang Song2, Sean R. Parkin1, Chad Risko1, John E. Anthony1. 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.2Centre College, Danville, KY, USA

1:45
A sustainable industrial Silicone based substrate as well as circular platform to drive FHE manufacturing and supply chain for wearable, e-skin applications
Anupam Mukherjee1, 2, Padmanabh Pundrikaksha Pancham1, 3, Hao-Yang Yang1. 1General Silicones Co., Ltd., Hsinchu, *, Taiwan.2Department of EECS, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan.3Department of Nano Engineering and Micro systems, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan

2:00
Study of low temperature processing of HfO2 thin films by rf magnetron sputtering for flexible thin film transistors
Deepa Bhatt2, Shivam Nigam3, Siddhartha Panda1, 2, 3. 12, Kanpur, *, India.23, Kanpur, *, India.31, Kanpur, *, India

2:15
Recycled Carbon-based Strain Sensors: An Ecofriendly Approach using Char and Coconut Oil.
Hugo de S. Oliveira, Federica Catania, Cantarella Giuseppe, Baratieri Marco, Vittoria Benedetti, Niko Munzenrieder. Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, *, Italy

2:30
Flexible Thin Film Transistor (TFT) and Circuits for Internet of Things (IoT) based on Solution processed Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide (IGZO)
Sagar R Bhalerao1, Donald Lupo1, Paul R Berger1, 2. 1Tampere University, Tampere, *, Finland.2The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

LIVE EVENT - ORAL ABSTRACTS: ABSTRACT SESSION 2
Chair/Organizer: Ta-ya Chu, Matti Mantysalo

1:30
An additively manufactured pressure measurement system based on optical sensors
Farzad Ahmadi1, Jeremy Siegfried2, Eric MacDonald1, Farzad Ahmadi1. 1Rayen School of Engineering, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, USA.2Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

1:45
Low Cost Social Distancing Alerting Wristband Device
Souparnika K S, R Nehha Mariam, Sreya Jayan, Hridya Harikumar, Shruti , Vasant Joseph. School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Ernakulam, *, India

2:00
Flexible Multi-Modal Capacitive Sensors with Polyurethane Foam Dielectrics for Wearables
Akanksha Rohit, Savas Kaya. School of EEaCS, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA

2:15
Vital Sign Monitoring via Flexible Capacitive Sensors: A Comparative Study
Akanksha Rohit, Talha F Canan, Savas Kaya. School of EEaCS, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA

2:30
Engineering current-voltage linearity in TFTs for analog and neuromorphic computing
Eva Bestelink1, Olivier de Sagazan2, Radu A Sporea1. 1University of Surrey, Guildford, *, United Kingdom.2IETR-DMM-UMR6164, University of Rennes, Rennes, *, France

LIVE EVENT - ORAL ABSTRACTS: ABSTRACT SESSION 3
Chair/Organizer: John Williams, Massood Z. Atashbar

1:30
2.4 GHz Microstrip Patch Antenna Fabricated by Means of Laser Induced Graphitization of a Cellulose-based Flexible Substrate
Mukhtar Ahmad, Giuseppe Cantarella, Aurora Costa Angeli, Mallikarjun Madagalam, Christian Ebner, Enrico Avancini, Manuela Ciocca, Raheel Riaz, Pietro Ibba, Mattia Petrelli, Ignacio Merino, Nitzan Cohen, Paolo Lugli, Luisa Luisa. Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, *, Italy

1:45
Solution processable GHz silicon Schottky diodes
Laura Kuhnel1, Kevin Neumann2, Fabian Langer1, Daniel Erni2, Roland Schmechel1, Niels Benson1. 1Institute of Technology for Nanostructures (NST), Duisburg, *, Germany.2General and Theoretical Engineering (ATE), Duisburg, *, Germany

2:00
2cm diameter Antenna & Sharp Multi-threshold Detection Thin-film RFID Tags on Flexible substrate
NIKOLAS PAPADOPOULOS1, Firat Tankut1, Babak Kazemi Esfeh1, Marc Ameys1, Florian De Roose1, Bart Aerts1, Steve Smout1, Myriam Willegems1, Raf Appeltans1, Kris Myny1, 2. 1imec, Heverlee, *, Belgium.2Leuven University, Leuven, *, Belgium

2:15
Improving FHE Interconnection Reliability with Parallel Gap Welding
Tim Frech. EWI -Edison Welding Institute, Columbus, OH, USA
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - PLENARY: PLENARY SESSION 2
Chair/Organizer: John Anthony

3:30
Organic Electrochemical Transistors for Bioelectronics
Jonathan Rivnay. Northwestern University
5:00 - 7:30 PM

Live Event
LIVE EVENT - INVITED: INVITED SESSION 2 - DEVICES
Chair/Organizer: Massood Atashbar, Henning Sirringhaus

5:00
Organic Transistor Materials for Organic Liquid Crystal Displays
Mike Banach. FlexEnable

5:25
Development of Printed Electrolyte-Gated Transistors for Biological Sensing Applications
Ta-Ya Chu. National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

5:50
Liquid Metal Enabled Soft and Stretchable Electronics
Michael Dickey. NC State University

6:15
Flexible, stretchable and healable electronics
Fabio Cicoira. Polytechnique Montreal

6:40
Recent Advances in Flexible Electrophoretic Display Technology Including Full Color Reflective Displays
Michael McCreary. E Ink Corporation

7:05
New Materials for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics
Joey Mead. University of Massachusetts Lowell