Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering Micromechanics Europe Poster Prize

9 Jan 2016

The Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering has presented an annual poster prize at the Micromechanics Europe conference.

Winners

2015

From left to right: Ruth Houlihan, Fernando Almazán, Laura Geukens, Hannes Mehner, Francois Bernard, Sasha Hoshian, Jose Luis Sanchez-Rojas (Conference Chair).
From left to right: Ruth Houlihan, Fernando Almazán,
Laura Geukens, Hannes Mehner, Francois Bernard,
Sasha Hoshian, Jose Luis Sanchez-Rojas (Conference
Chair).


Laura Geukens, KU Leuven, Belgium, for the poster ‘Towards an electrowetting-driven microconveyor: using droplets for moving a platform’.

Hannes Mehner, Technische Universitaet Ilmenau, Germany, for the poster ‘Micromechanical binary counter mechanism for storing off-limit conditions’.

Ruth Houlihan, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland, for the poster ‘Analysis of thin film stress in energy harvester’.





Sasha Hoshian, Aalto University, Finland, for the poster ‘Cheap and high yield mask-less processing to produce superhydrophobic silicon without hydrophobic coatings’.

Fernando Almazán, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain, for the poster ‘Fabrication of microconcentrators for volatile organic compounds sensing at trace-level applications’.

Francois Bernard, Laboratoire TIMA, France, for the poster ‘Characterization of a smartphone size haptic rendering system based on thin-film AlN transduction on glass’.

Seifeddine Maaroufi, Institute of Fundamental Electronics IEF, France, for the poster ‘Study on reliability of the piezoelectric energy harvesting micro-devices’.

2014

W Dang, F Barz, O Paul and P Ruther for their poster ‘Technology for the highly compact interconnection of neural probes with flexible ribbon cables’.

T A G Hageman, M P Pichel, M O Altmeyer, A Manz and L Abelmann for their poster ‘An integrated magnet array for trapping and manipulation of magnetotactic bacteria in microfluidics’.

S H Jeong, Z G Wu and K Hjort for their poster ‘Batch produced microfluidic stretchable printed circuits for wireless systems’.

2013

L Müller, I Käpplinger, S Biermann, W Brode and M Hoffmann for their poster ‘Thermal infrared emitter featuring micro-nanostructures with high emission’.

S Rahiminejad, E Pucci, S Haasl and P Enoksson for their poster ‘Micromachined double-sided SOI pin-flange adapter for 100 GHz’.

Z Baghchehsaraei, G Stemme and J Oberhammer for their poster ‘V-band single-pole-single-throw MEMS rectangular waveguide switch’.

2012

From left to right: Per Ohlckers, Vestfold University College and 2011 conference chair; Tobias Süss, ETH Zurich; Sofia Rahiminejad, Chalmers University of Technology; Joël Geerlings, University of Twente; Ian Forbes, IOP Publishing; Samuli Franssila, Aalto University and 2013 conference chair.
From left to right: Per Ohlckers, Vestfold University
College and 2011 conference chair; Tobias Süss, ETH
Zurich; Martin Hoffman, TU Ilmenau and 2012 chair;
Sofia Rahiminejad, Chalmers University of Technology;
Joël Geerlings, University of Twente; Ian Forbes, IOP
Publishing; Samuli Franssila, Aalto University and 2013
conference chair. (Courtesy: Technische Universität
Ilmenau.)

T Süss and C Hierold for their poster ‘Development of ultra-small thin film diaphragms for pressure sensor applications’.

S Rahiminejad E Pucci, S Haasl and P Enoksson for their poster ‘Contactless pin-flange adapter for high-frequency measurements’.

J Geerlings, E Sarajlic, J W Berenschot, L Abelmann and N R Tas for their poster ‘Electrospray deposition from fountain pen AFM probes’

Rules and criteria

  • The best poster(s) is judged on the quality of the science as well as how informative it is.
  • Posters are judged by the conference committee.
  • Winners are presented with a cash prize.