ICSE 2014 11th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics

Report of the ICSE2014 Conference organized by ED Malaysia Chapter

by ED Malaysia Chapter Advisor & ICSE2014 General Chair & P Susthitha Menon Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

The IEEE Electron Devices Malaysia Chapter organized the 11th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics (ICSE2014) at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from the 27th to 29th August 2014. This conference is organized by the ED Malaysia Chapter every two years as a forum for researchers from the world to share their research findings. ICSE2014 had 144 contributed papers for oral and poster presentations in different parallel sessions of Circuits, VLSI & Microwave, Materials & Process, Nanotechnology, MEMS & Microsensors, Materials & Devices and Photonics. More than 150 researchers from 10 different countries attended the conference. The conference was chaired by the IEEE ED Malaysia Chapter Advisor and Founder Director of the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Prof Dato’ Dr Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis.


Participants of ICSE2014 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

The first day of the conference had three keynote speakers. Distinguished Prof. Dr. Asad M. Madni from the Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, USA who delivered a talk entitled Convergence of Emerging Technologies to Address the Challenges of the 21st Century, which was followed by Prof. Dr. Edward Yi Chang from the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan who delivered a speech entitled Realization of GaN-based Technology for Future High Power & High Frequency Applications. The session ended with a keynote by Prof. Dr. Young June Park from the School of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea delivering a speech entitled There is Plenty of Room at the Silicon.

Keynote talks on the second day of the conference started with Prof. Dr. Arokia Nathan from the Electrical Engineering Division, Cambridge University, UK with his talk entitled Amorphous Oxide Electronics followed by Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Inokawa of Research Institute of Electronics Shizuoka University, Japan with a speech entitled SOI Photodiode with Surface Plasmon Antenna: from Sensitivity Enhancement to Refractive Index Measurement for Biosensing. The final keynote speaker was Prof. Dr. Abdelkrim Khelif from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (FEMTO-ST), France with his keynote title of Acoustic Metamaterials and Phononic Crystals: Towards the Total Control of the Wave Propagation.