12 - 14 February 2008

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium 2008

SAS-2008 provides an established forum for sensor users and developers to meet and exchange information about novel and emergent applications in smart sensors, homeland security, biology, system health management, and related areas. Collaborate and network with scientists, engineers, developers and customers, in a balance of formal technical presentations, workshops, and informal interface meetings. Suggested topics for SAS-2008 include:

        Sensors         Sensor Applications
  • Biosensors /Arrays
  • MEMS and Nanosensors
  • Wireless and Networked Sensors
  • Smart Sensors and Standards (IEEE 1451.X)
  • Virtual Sensors
  • Homeland security
  • Radiation detection and standards
  • X-ray detectors and imaging
  • Integrated System Health Management (ISHM)
  • Multisensor Data Fusion
  • Nondestructive Evaluation and Remote Sensing
  • Commercial Development


Registration is now closed.

Reduced registration fees for IEEE-GOLD Members: The Instrumentation & Measurement Society is pleased to offer a limited number of reduced registrations for recent graduates to attend SAS-2008. IEEE Gold Members can apply for a reimbursement of $100 on their registration fees - please send e-mail to This is on a first-come, first-served basis; we can accommodate a total of 10 Gold Members.

SAS - 2008 is pleased to announce a new event: the IEEE 1451 PlugFest. PlugFest related details are now available here:

   Student Travel Awards
The IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society is pleased to provide the following students with travel awards for attending and presenting their respective papers at SAS-2008.
Congratulations to the student travel awardees!
  • Mehdi Javanmard, Stanford University, "Label-Free Electrical Detection of Antigens Based on Micro-Channel Gating

  • Shishir Bashyal, University of Missouri-Rolla, "Embedded Neural Network for Fire Classification Using an Array of Gas Sensors"
  • Ilker Bekmezci, Bogazici University, "Energy Efficient, Delay Sensitive, Fault Tolerant Wireless Sensor Network"
  • Anshul Singla, University of Houston, "Design of a Test Suite for NCAP-to-NCAP Communication based on IEEE 1451"
  • Richard Franzl,University of Houston, "Implementation of NCAP-to-NCAP Communication and Conformance/Functionality Testing using LabView


Important Dates
  • 21 January 2008:         Cutoff for Hotel Reservation Discount



For additional information, contact:

Shreekanth Mandayam, General Chair
phone: +1 (856) 256-5333

Chris Dyer, Conference Administrator
phone: +1 (785) 783-5520