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CFP on Thematic Issue of The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO): Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Thematic Issue of The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO): Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices

The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) will devote a themed issue “Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices” to a collection of papers highlighting research and technology development in micro/nano-engineered devices for broad ranges of biomedical applications. Recent development of micro/nano-technologies enables an emerging class of devices, which provide advanced capabilities not only to sense and/or stimulate living cells and tissues but also to deliver various bio-agents at their length scale. These platforms also open a new possibility to explore the interfacial interactions between micro/nano-materials and biology in a minimally invasive manner, which otherwise cannot be achievable by exploiting conventional bulk materials systems. The topics of interests in this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced fabrication methods for micro/nano-scale biomedical devices
  • Micro/nano-scale recording and stimulation at cellular and/or tissue level
  • Micro/nano-scale force measurements of cell adhesion, migration, and contraction.
  • Minimally invasive intracellular and intratissue access and targeting by micro/nano-devices
  • Wearable biomedical devices enabled by micro/nano-materials and designs.
  • Mechanically soft and flexible micro/nano-devices for bio-integration.
  • Biochips and bio-MEMS


Submissions are solicited from researchers in the field for short reports of original research and perspectives and mini-reviews on emerging topics for this themed issue. Papers submitted to the “Letters” are limited to a maximum of 4 journal pages in the two-column IEEE format, which includes figures, tables, and references. Manuscripts will be subject to the same competitive and constructive peer-review criteria of TNANO with no article publishing charges.

The “Letters” in TNANO serves as forum for rapid publication of high-quality articles – featuring the topics of great current interest in all areas of nanotechnology. The submission to publication time is expected to be approximately six weeks. Accepted papers are published on the web in IEEE Xplore as soon as they are submitted in final form. Web-published papers have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier), and are fully citable and downloadable.

Follow the guideline (, and submit your paper to ScholarOne ManuscriptsTM at, indicating in the cover letter that you wish the paper to be considered for the Special Issue “Letters: Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices”. Note that the submitted article cannot be a verbatim copy of a published conference article and your manuscript must contain at least 30% new results when compared with conference papers.

Submission deadline: August 31, 2017
Anticipated publication: October 2017

Please address all other correspondence regarding this special issue to the Guest Editors:

Chi Hwan Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

TNANO 2016 Impact Factor

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

TNANO 2016 Impact Factor

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is pleased to announce a new 2016 impact factor (IF) of 2.485*! This represents 46% increase from the 2015 IF, upholding the TNANO’s status as one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in the field of nanotechnology. The official journal of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), TNANO publishes a collection of peer-reviewed articles and short reports (i.e., letters) of original research and perspectives and reviews and mini-reviews on emerging topics. TNANO offers rapid peer-review and can publish an accepted article online through IEEE Xplore as soon as it is submitted in final form. Web-published papers have DOI (Digital Object Identifier), and are fully citable and downloadable. Make sure your manuscript has the impact and gets the attention it deserves by submitting your article to TNANO today.

*2016 Journal Citation Reports published by Clarivate Analytics, 2017

IEEE Nanotechnology Summer School on June 19-23, 2016. Register Now!

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

NTC summer school

Regenerative Nano-Medicine: From Advanced Delivery Systems to Electronic-Based Devices, 19-23 June, 2016 at Tel Aviv University

A Summer School Organized by the Gertner Institute with the Support of IEEE Nanotechnology Council


The summer school is oriented towards graduate students, postdocs and young researches interested in the fundamentals and cutting-edge research and technologies in the fields of nanomedicine and nanobioelectronics.

The school will offer intense state of the art training by internationally-renowned scientists in the field. The lectures will be supplemented with poster sessions presented by the participating students. Social events and joint mini-projects will facilitate informal scientific discussions among the participants.


  • Nanosensors in Medicine
  • Wound Healing
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Implanted Nanorobotics
  • Silicon Nanowires for Probing Inter and Intra-Cellular Force Dynamic
  • 3D Printing, Engineering Artificial Cells and Cyborg Tissues
  • Regenerative Nanomedicine

Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof. Ali Khademhosseini (Harvard Medical School)
    • Prof. Bozhi Tian (University of Chicago)
    • Prof. Kevin Kit Parker (Harvard University)
    • Prof. Hossam Haick (Technion)

Organizing Committee:

  • Dr. Tal Dvir (Tel Aviv University)
    • Prof. Yael Hanein (Tel Aviv University)
    • Prof. Dan Peer (Tel Aviv University)


Welcome to Join The First MARSS on July 18-22, 2016 in Paris, France

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016


Dear Colleague,

The first International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS) is held from 18-22 July 2016 in Paris

This new annual conference is managed by a high-level Steering Committee and technically supported by IEEE-RAS and IEEE-NTC. The Steering Committee has the ambition to develop MARSS to a flagship conference for cross-disciplinary R&D communities related to manipulation and automation at micro and nano scales, and all kinds of small scale robots and their applications.

You are kindly invited to attend and contribute to the inaugural event. The Call for Late News Papers (short papers ONLY, up to 3 pages) is now open for two weeks, from 02-15 May

MARSS2016 will organize a fast-track peer-reviewing of the submitted Late News Papers. Authors will be notified of the status of their papers within a week after the submission. Accepted Late News Papers will be presented in parallel sessions (20 min). All accepted papers will be included into the conference proceedings.

On behalf of MARSS2016 Steering Committee,
Best regards / Sergej Fatikow

Prof. Dr. Sergej Fatikow
Head, Div. Microrobotics & Control Eng, Dept Comp Sc, U Oldenburg, Germany
Europe-Chair, IEEE-RAS TC Micro/Nano Robotics & Automation
Founding Chair, MARSS Int. Conference / 3M-NANO Int. Conference /Phone +49 441 7984291/

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