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From the Editor
by Shashikant Patil, Editor in Chief, CRFID Newsletter
We welcome you to our next issue of Quarterly newsletter! I am elated and excited to be able to present this issue to you. We hope you enjoy this way to keep you informed of the news from our Chapters, members and activities of CRFID Council. You will find that this issue is filled with events, educational information, and news from our council.
Please feel to provide your feedback and send pertinent information with photos for us to include in future issues. Thank you for your support and I will keep you posted on further developments during the year.
Wish you all happy reading!
Message From President
by Gisele Bennett
It is difficult to believe that we are already at the beginning of fall. We have an exciting list of conferences that CRFID is sponsoring for 2017 and 2018. In addition, we are excited about the formation of the IoT Technical committee this year. The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging topic of technical, social, and economic significance. Read more.
The IEEE CRFID Singapore Chapter organized a technical seminar, "Breathable On-Skin Sensors for Long-Term Health Monitoring", delivered by Professor Takao Someya on 3 August 2017. The seminar was co-organized by IEEE Singapore MTT/AP Chapter.
IEEE Smart Cities Mega Challenge Announcement
The University of Macau Team won the "IEEE Mega-Challenge 2017: Smart Cities" Competition. The team competed with teams from over the world, and won with the project "UHF RFID Based Gesture Control System for Smart City Transportation."
Photo of the Univ of Macau team and teachers (from left to right): Academic advisors Prof. Kam-Weng Tam, Dr. Keng-Weng Lao from University of Macau Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Scared Heart Canossian College (English Section) Miss Angela Mok, as well as the contestants postgraduate Mr. Wenhai Zhang from University of Macau Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Miss Wan-Ian Lou, from Scared Heart Canossian College (English Section).
The call for submissions for the 2018 Smart Cities Mega Challenge is now open. Like the 2017 challenge, the 2018 challenge focuses on the use of Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) in Smart Cities. Teams will be rated on how they plan and evaluate a solution that incorporates RFID technology and systems. Teams are asked to prepare as if responding to a request for proposal (RFP). The Submission Deadline is 15 January 2018; all entries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The finalist will asked to present their project at the IEEE RFID 2018 Conference in Orlando, FL 10-12 April, 2018. For more information please visit our website.
2018 Conference Schedule
2018 IEEE International Conference on RFID
Orlando, FL, USA
10-12 April 2018
2018 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (SOLI 2018)
31 July-2 August 2018
IEEE International Flexible Electronics Technologies Conference (IEEE IFETC 2018)
7-9 August 2018
9th Annual International Conference on RFID Technology and Applications (IEEE RFID-TA 2018)
26-28 September 2018
IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments 2018 (WiSEE 2018)
Huntsville, AL, USA
10-12 December 2018
IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification (JRFID)
The IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification (JRFID) is a newly established IEEE Journal, launched in 2017, under the leadership of Dr. Larry Zhang as an Editor in Chief. It publishes peer-reviewed manuscripts addressing various aspects of RFID circuits, systems, standards, and applications. RFID involves multidisciplinary areas of research and development, encompassing a broad spectrum of science and engineering expertise.
Authors are encouraged to submit original, unpublished work on RFID. We consider both brief papers (less than five pages) and regular length articles. Acceptance shall be based on the peer reviews from the editors and the selected reviewers. This is a quarterly journal.
IEEE RFID Virtual Journal (RFID-VJ)
The IEEE RFID Virtual Journal has received an overwhelming response under the leadership of Editor-in-Chief Peter Hawrylak. The Summer/Fall combined issue, will discuss the Best Papers of IEEE CRFID's conferences in the past ten years. For a subscription to the RFID Virtual Journal go to http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/virtual-journals/rfid. It is free to members of CRFID member societies. To become an associate editor or guest editor, contact Dr. Hawrylak at email@example.com.
Please let us know the areas of RFID are of most interest to you. The topics listed on our Calls for Papers are:
CRFID Member Societies
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