2012_09_14

workshop logoIEEE Swiss CAS/ED Student Workshop 2012

At this free one day workshop students from Switzerland presented their recent advances in Circuits  and Systems and Electron Devices. The workshop included a fun contest, keynote speaker, demo and poster session, and a concluding outdoor barbeque with sports events.

 

 

IEEE Student Workshop 2012

See photos from the workshop here.

Date: 14 September, 2012

Place: Irchel Campus, University of Zurich, Room Y35 F32. Directions (same as SIVS2011workshop).

Time: 10:00-20:00

Registration: Reqistration is free but mandatory. Registration was open to the public. Start registration by clicking here. 

Passive participation registration deadline: September 11.
Poster/Demo registration deadline: September 1 or contact Shih-Chii Liu.

Final Program

10:45 - 11:00      :    Pick up name tags outside lecture hall Y35 F32.

11:00 - 11:10    :    Welcome from Shih-Chii Liu, current chair of Swiss CAS/ED chapter.

11:10 - 12:30    :    Student presentations

11:10-11:30: "Analog-to-digital conversion based on unstable filters"
Georg WilckensSignal and Information Processing Lab, ETH Zurich

11:30-11:50: "The new apsDVS silicon retina",
Christian BrandliSensors group, Inst. of Neuroinformatics, UZH-ETH Zurich

11:50-12:10: "CMOS interface for nanowire-based biosensors" ,
Paolo Livi, Department of Biosystems Engineering and Science, ETH Zurich

12:10-12:30:"Learning in multi-neuron chips",
Fabio StefaniniCognitive Neuromorphic Systems group, Inst. of Neuroinformatics, UZH-ETH Zurich

12:30 - 13:30    :    Individual Lunch break / Set-up Demos and Posters in the Foyer Y55 G

13:30 - 14:00    :    Coffee break in the foyer area Y55G

14:00 - 15:00    :    More student presentations

14:00 - 14:20:"High speed medium-wavelength IR silicon-PbSe photoconductor vision sensor readout circuits",
Josep Maria (Txema) MargaritIMB-CNM(CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

14:20-14:40: "A 300-MS/s, 1.76-ps-resolution, 10-b asynchronous pipelined time-to-digital converter with on-chip digital background calibration",
JunSeok Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

14:40 - 15:00: "A 1024-channel CMOS microelectrode array with 26000 electrodes for recording and stimulation of electroactive cells at high resolution", 
Marco Ballini, Department of Biosystems Engineering and Science, ETH Zurich

15:00 - 15:30    :    On-Stage contest: Testing the knowledge of trivial and important in electronics.

15:30 - 16:30    :    Keynote: Kwabena Boahen (Stanford) - "Neurogrid: A neuromorphic system with sixteen mixed-analog-digital chips that models a million neurons and a billion synapses in the cortex". See here for more information.
Neurogrid PCB

16:30 - 17:00    :    Swiss CAS/ED meeting and election

16:30 - 18:00    :    Live demonstration and poster session / Apéro

  • Vijay Viswam,"High resolution bio-impedance imaging and spectroscopy with CMOS-based microelectrode array"
  • Frederico Corradi, "Learning real-time visual stimuli in neuromorphic VLSI systems"
  • MinHao Yang, "Addressable current reference array with 170dB dynamic range"
  • Tobi Delbruck, "Demonstrations of the Dynamic Vision Sensor Silicon Retina and the Pencil Balancing Robot"

18:00 - 20:00    :    Outdoor barbeque and sports activities in Irchel park

 

Sponsorship

This workshop was kindly sponsored by the IEEE Swiss CAS/ED Chapter, the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, and the Institute of Neuroinformatics at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.

Organization

The workshop was organized by the Swiss chapter of IEEE CAS/ED (Shih-Chii Liu, Tobi Delbruck), as well as Christian Brandli and Kathrin Aguilar of the Inst of Neuroinformatics. Please contact Shih-Chii Liu (shih@ini.uzh.ch) if you have questions about the workshop.