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Technical Programme

2:00 – 2:05 Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz opens the workshop

2:05 – 3:35 SESSION I: Nanonetworking Communication Techniques

Chair: Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, WIT, IRELAND

On Attractant Scheduling in Networks Based on Bacterial Communication
Yunlong Gao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China); Sriram Lakshmanan (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

A Nanoscale Communication Channel with Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
Murat Kuscu, Ozgur B. Akan (Koc University, Turkey)

PHLAME: A Physical Layer Aware MAC Protocol for Electromagnetic Nanonetworks
Joan Capdevila Pujol (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Josep Miquel Jornet (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Josep Solé-Pareta (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain)

Characterization of Signal Propagation in Neuronal Systems for Nanomachine-to-Neurons Communications
Laura Galluccio (University of Catania, Italy); Sergio Palazzo (University of Catania, Italy); Giuseppe Santagati (University of Catania, Italy)

Simulation-based Evaluation of the Diffusion-based Physical Channel in Molecular Nanonetworks
Nora Garralda (Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain); Ignacio Llatser (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Albert Cabellos-Aparicio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Massimiliano Pierobon (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

3:35 – 4:00: Coffee Break

4:00 – 5:30 SESSION II: Networking Concepts for Molecular Communication

Chair: Albert Cabellos, N3CAT/UPC, SPAIN

Artificial Backbone Neuronal Network for Nano Scale Sensors
Frank Walsh (WIT, Ireland), Noreen Boyle (CRANN, Trinity College, Ireland), Adil Mardinoglu (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), Andre Della Chiesea (CRANN, Trinity College, Ireland), Dmitri Botvich (WIT, Ireland), Adriele Prina-Mello (CRANN, Trinity College, Ireland), Sasitharan Balasubramaniam (WIT, Ireland)

Addressing by Beacon Coordinates using Molecular Communication
Michael J. Moore (Osaka University, Japan); Tadashi Nakano (Osaka University, Japan)

Effects of Routing for Communication via Diffusion System in the Multi-node Environment
Mehmet Sukru Kuran (Bogazici University, Turkey); Huseyin Birkan Yilmaz (Bogazici University, Turkey); Tuna Tugcu (Bogazici University, Turkey)

Diffusion-based Channel Characterization in Molecular Nanonetworks
Ignacio Llatser (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Eduard Alarcon (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain); Massimiliano Pierobon (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

A Simple Mathematical Model for Information Rate of Active Transport Molecular Communication
Nariman Farsad (York University, Canada); Andrew Eckford (York University, Canada); Satoshi Hiyama (NTT DoCoMo, Japan); Yuki Moritani (NTT DoCoMo, Japan)

5:30 – 6:30 SESSION III: Short Presentations

Chair: Jian-Qin Liu, NICT, JAPAN

Micropatterning of Different Kinds of Biomaterials as a Platform of a Molecular Communication System
Satoshi Hiyama (NTT DoCoMo, Japan); Yuki Moritani (NTT DoCoMo, Japan); Kaori Kuribayashi-Shigetomi (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Hiroaki Onoe (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Shoji Takeuchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

A Neural Nanonetwork Model based on Cell Signaling Molecules
Áron Szabó (Eötvös University, Hungary); Gábor Vattay (Eötvös University, Hungary)

Autonomous Excitation Transfer in Quantum Dot Mixtures via Network of Optical Near-Field Interactions at the Nanoscale
Makoto Naruse (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Ferdinand Peper (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Kenji Leibnitz (Osaka University, Japan); Kouichi Akahane (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Naokatsu Yamamoto (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan); Wataru Nomura (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Tadashi Kawazoe (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Takashi Yatsui (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Masayuki Murata (Osaka University, Japan); Motoichi Ohtsu (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

A Robust Controller of Dynamic Networks and Its Verification by the Simulation of the Heat Shock Response Network with Reliable Signal Transmission
Jian-Qin Liu (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)

Repeater Design and Modeling for Molecular Communication Networks
Tadashi Nakano (Osaka University, Japan); Jianwei Shuai (Xiamen University, P.R. China)