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Sensors Day 2018

Sensors Day 2018

A showcase of multidisciplinary sensor research

Inspiring talks by leading experts on the latest sensor technology development


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Fitzwilliam College

University of Cambridge

19 October 2018  

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Sensors Day 2018 will showcase highlights of sensor research and applications from all areas of science and technology. This year, we have a diverse field of speakers covering communication, sustainability, healthcare, and artificial intelligence, from sensors for environmental monitoring to ethics of data usage.


The full programme can be found here.

Speakers confirmed so far

Hermann Hauser

Hermann Hauser
Amadeus Capital Partners

Intelligent machines

Luca Aiello

Luca Aiello
Nokia Bell Labs

Sensing cities with digital data

Ian Williams

Iain Williams
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sensors and the future of environmental monitoring

Jennifer Schooling

Jennifer Schooling
Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge

Transforming the future of infrastructure - the role of sensing and data

Dave Coomes

David Coomes
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Monitoring forests and crops from airborne and spaceborne sensors

Madeline Lancaster

Madeline Lancaster
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Neuronal connectivity and functional output in brain organoids



Cecilia Mascolo

Cecilia Mascolo
Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Mobile sensing for mobile health and well being: Challenges and applications 


Sensor Team Challenge

The Sensor CDT's 2017-8 MRes cohort was set the challenge to develop a network of low-cost sensors in order to measure air pollution.  The students will present their results from the Team Challenge project at the conference.

Poster submission

This is an exciting opportunity to present your sensor research to leading figures in the field from academia and industry. A prize for the best poster will be awarded at the Sensors' Day.

Please use the abstract template and submit to .

The deadline for submitting a poster abstract is 5 October 2018.

For further information please contact the .


Sponsorship and Exhibitor packages are available.  Please contact the for further information.

Sensors student showcase

This year, in addition to Sensors Day we are running a Sensor CDT PhD showcase event on 18 October at Murray Edwards College. This is an exciting opportunity for PhD student participants to network and exchange ideas and research findings with their peers. We encourage PhD participants to sign up for the showcase event. Full details can be found here.


Please register here

Fees: before 15 September 2018

Students, researchers, academics £  10
Industry delegates, other £100

Fee includes lunch and refreshments


Please register here

Fees: after 15 September 2018

Students, researchers, academics £  20
Industry delegates, other £120

Fee includes lunch and refreshments


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