MNE 2024 Micro and Nano Engineering MNE 2024

Scientific tracks

The MNE conference focuses on 5 main topics:

T1 | METHODS & PROCESSES: Micro-Nano Fabrication Methods and Processes

  • 2D, 3D Lithography methods
  • Injection molding, soft embossing, microprinting, rapid prototyping, additive microfabrication, …
  • Pattern transfer (Plasma, etching, lift off, electroplating, laser ablation …)
  • Deposition processes
  • Resists and functional materials
  • Computer-aided predictive nanofabrication
  • Process simulation 
  • Inspection, metrology, process control and manufacturability testing

Note : T1 is mainly devoted to individual steps involved in fabrication and manufacturing 

T2 | STRUCTURES & DEVICES: Fabrication and Integration of Micro-Nano structures, and devices

  • New device architectures (neuromorphic, bioinsipired, quantum based, …)
  • Responsive, adaptative materials and 4D technologies
  • (Multi-)functional surfaces or structures with wetting, optical, electrical chemical or mechanical properties
  • Processing and Integration of metamaterials or 1D/2D materials into innovative devices
  • Characterization and integration of MEMS/NEMS
  • Nanodevices for advanced electronics, spintronics, plasmonicsand quantum technologies
  • System design, simulation and Integration
  • Packaging technology and reliability

Note : T2 is mainly devoted to the architecture, integration and characterization of novel structures or devices

T3 | SYSTEMS: Micro-Nano Systems for computing, communication, sensing and quantum applications

  • Integrated Circuit Technologies
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Optics, photonics and plasmonics
  • Optical systems for augmented reality
  • Phononics/acoustics, thermoelectricity
  • Data Storage 
  • Telecommunication, RF/HF technologies, IOT
  • Flexible, wearable devices, organic electronics

Note : T3 is mainly devoted to applications of devices and integrated systems (except. biology or environment) 

T4 | BIO: Micro-Nano Engineering for Life or Analytical Sciences

  • Bio-inspired technologies. bio-mimetic surfaces
  • Micro and nano fluidic devices, lab on a chip
  • Microphysiological systems 
  • Design, fabrication, recycling of micro-nano devices for life sciences
  • Interfacing bio-entities and biomaterials with devices and systems
  • New processes and technologies for life sciences
  • Applications in fundamental biology, health and medicine
  • Membranes and nanopores, sequencing technologies

Note : T4 is mainly devoted to applications of devices and integrated systems for  Biology, Health or Analysis

T5 | SUSTAINABILITY: Energy efficiency, Environmental or Ecological applications of Micro-Nano Engineering

  • New materials and processes for reducing the environmental impacts of Micro and NanoEngineering
  • Micro-nanotechnology enabled platforms for environmental and ecosystem Monitoring
  • Energy efficiency of devices and systems
  • Environmental sensors and systems
  • Food safety, agrofood, nutrition and agriculture, 
  • E-waste reduction, recycling of disposable materials and devices
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Biocompatibility, degradable-/disposable packaging

Note : T5 is devoted to any research work involving Micro-Nano Engineering and ecological concerns

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