Inkjet-Printed Perpetual Flexible Sensors Powered by RF Energy Harvesting (Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS USA 2012)

Dr Yoshihiro Kawahara, Assistant Professor
Georgia Tech
United States
Nov 08, 2012.


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Presentation Summary

  • Inkjet printing of an antenna and a capacitive sensor on paper substrate
  • Ambient energy harvesting for perpetual operation of sensors
  • Agricultural sensing application for irrigation optimization

Speaker Biography (Yoshihiro Kawahara)

Yoshihiro Kawahara is an Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) in the department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo and visiting scholar at Georgia Institute of Technology.
His research interests are in the areas of Computer Networks and Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing. He is currently interested in developing energetically autonomous information communication devices on flexible materials.
He received his Ph.D. in Information Communication Engineering in 2005, M.E. in 2002, and B.E. in 2000. He joined the faculty in 2005.
He is a member of IEICE, IPSJ, and IEEE. He's a committee member of IEEE MTT TC-24 (RFID Technologies.)

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