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Industrial and environmental multi-sensor sensing

Contact: Kofi Makinwa

Industrial and environmental multi-sensor sensing
The Department covers all aspects of industrial and environmental multi-sensor sensing, from material to systems:

Specific areas are:

  • microwave vision,
  • distributed sensor systems for environment monitoring
  • large sensor arrays and applications in security and radio astronomy
  • resource management in distributed sensing systems

Projects under this theme

Integrated Cooperative Automated Vehicles


Smart sensing for Aviation

Detecting damages in composite material manufacturing

A Single-Photon, Time-Resolved Image Sensor for Low-Light-Level Vision

The project aims for a CMOS photon-counting image sensor with high timing resolution

Efficient on-chip antennas for terahertz applications

Silicon technology promises affordable integrated THz systems, but at the cost of limited achievable efficiency. Antenna solutions to overcome this bottleneck efficiency will be investigated.

Thermal management in 3d heterogeneous integration

2D materials-based Heat Waste Recovery of LED


Design approach for resilient integrated electronic systems in automotive and avionics applications

Wafer-scale fabrication of graphene for sensing applications

Gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon system integration

Concealed Objects Stand-Off Real-Time Imaging for Security

The project will develop a demonstrator for stand-off real-time concealed object detection for future implementations of high throughput security screening for European mass-transit markets and infrastructure security.

Fabrication of Ultrathin Dynodes for Timed Photon Counter

LED Luminaire Colour Shift

Smart Optics

LED Power Supply Reliability

Multifuntional LED Integration and Miniaturization

Piezoelectric Technology for Liquid Applications


Quick reliability assessment for mid-power white-light LED packages

3D System-in-package Design Using Stacked Silicon Submount Technology

3D Smart Wafer Level Package for LEDs

Material Degradation in Solid State Lightening Applications

Artificial Dielectric Layer for Terahertz application

MEMS nanoreactors for atomic-scale microscopy of nanomaterials under industrially relevant conditions

MEMS nanoreactors are used to study chemical reactions in high-resolution microscopes

Carbon nanotube and atomic layer based solid-state supercapacitors

Fast qualification of solder reliability in solid state lighting application

Thin-film encapsulation of MEMS microcavities

With zero-level packaging or thin-film encapsulation, MEMS are already sealed during wafer processing.

Solid State Lighting reliability for automotive application

The use of SiPs in all kinds of applications is only possible if its reliability can be qualified

Carbon nanotubes as vertical interconnect in 3D integrated circuits

Innovative Thermal Management Breakthrough Of Advanced Solid State Lighting Module