2017 Retreat Announcement

Registration for the 2017 UC Sensors Community Retreat; Innovation, Technology & Workforce

This event will bring together some of the best regional sensor designers, manufacturers, users and stakeholders. Participants will have the opportunity to network, form partnerships and tap into academic, government & industrial laboratory expertise. The retreat is expected to draw experts from a wide range of areas, including biomedical devices, medical diagnostics & theranostics, skin sensors, wearable sensors, personalized sensors, environmental sensors, smart/functional materials, sensing in water, heat sensors, particle sensors, gas, vapor & liquid sensors, imaging, and analytics. 

A poster session will provide an opportunity to share exciting innovations in sensors-related research with the broader community (including prospective employers).  Graduate students also are encouraged to sign up for the Elevator Pitch Competition (significant cash prizes!)  Lunch is provided for all registered attendees. 

2017 UC Sensors Community Retreat

Thursday, January 5, 2017

9:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

University of Cincinnati

Tangeman University Center (TUC)

Great Hall

(Lunch Provided)

If you plan to present a poster, please download the poster title/abstract template and instructions and send the completed form to Professor Peng Zhang (peng.zhang@uc.edu) by 5 pm on December 31, 2016.

There are prizes for students participating in the Elevator Pitch Competition!  If you plan to participate, please download these instructions and entry information.  Please send your entry information to Professor Alison Weiss (Alison.Weiss@UC.com) by 5 pm on December 21, 2016.


Gowtham Alturi, UC College of Engineering & Applied Science


Leyla Esfandiari, UC College of Engineering & Applied Science

Jason Heikenfeld, UC College of Engineering & Applied Science

James Herman, UC College of Medicine

Jay A. Johannigman, UC College of Medicine

Heekyoung Jung, UC College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

Nalinikanth Kotagiri, UC College of Pharmacy

John Layne, UC College of Arts & Sciences

Pat Limbach, Vice President of Research, University of Cincinnati

Louis Muglia, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Sri Panguluri, CB&I Federal Services LLC

Jose L. Peiró, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Kevin Schlueter, YSI | Xylem, Inc.

John E. Snawder, CDC/NIOSH/DART

Dieter Frans S. Vanderelst, UC College of Arts & Sciences and College of Engineering & Applied Science)

Stephen Taylor, The Shepherd Chemical Company

For additional information, please contact Prof. Bill Connick at the University of Cincinnati (bill.connick@uc.edu).