Summer School 2021


Dates: Dec 13-14, 2021 (Monday & Tuesday)
Organizing Chapter(s): IEEE Sensors Council Gujarat Section Chapter in collaboration with IEEE SPS Gujarat Section Chapter
Format: Online

Details may be found at: Women Leading Technology (WoLT-2021)

Event Schedule:
Date: 13 Dec, 2021
Time: 9:30-9:45 AM IST

  • Welcome by Mita Paunwala
  • About IEEE Sensors Council & Gujarat Section Chapter by Sanjay Srivastava
  • About IEEE Gujarat Section SPS Chapter Women in Signal Processing by Arpan Desai

Time: 9:30-9:45 AM IST

  • Inaugural Talk: Nita Patel, IEEE Computer Society President-Elect 2022
    Title: Volunteer Leadership

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 noon IST
“Women of Wonder” Meetup Session and Panel Discussion
Success Stories of Women Entrepreneurs

  • Anupama Panchal, Co-Founder & CTO, Clientjoy, Ahmedabad
  • Devina Bhardwaj, Founder & CEO, Intervein Laboratories, Ahmedabad
  • Rajul Patkar, co-Founder & CEO, Proximal SoilSens Technology, Mumbai
  • Anuradha Upadhyay, Founder & CEO, Anukriti, Pune

Time: 12:00-12:30 PM IST
Open House
Moderator: Shefali Jha, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar

Time: 12:30-1:00 PM
Technical Quiz
Quiz Master: Alpa Shah

Time: 1:00-1:45 PM IST
Talk: Technical Paper Writing – a Primer
Presenter: Anil Roy, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar

Date: 14 Dec, 2021

Seasonal School
Topic: “Sensors and Signals”

  • Talk 1
    Time: 10:15-11:00 AM IST
    Title: Design and Development of an Internet of things enabled wearable ExG measuring system with a novel signal processing algorithm for electrocardiogram
    Invited Speaker: Maryam Shojaei Baghini (SC DL 2022-24), IIT-Bombay, India
  • Time: 11:00-11:10 AM IST
    Quiz 1
    Conductor: Alpa Shah
  • Talk 2
    Time: 11:15 AM-12:00 PM IST
    Title: Hearable Devices: New Directions With New Functions
    Invited Speaker: Akihiku Sugiyama, Yahoo! Japan Research, Tokyo, Japan
  • Time: 12:00-12:10 PM IST
    Quiz 2
    Conductor: Alpa Shah
  • Talk 3
    Time: 12:15-1:00 PM IST
    Title: Wearable Sensors for Monitoring Movement in Sports
    Invited Speaker: Elena Bergamini, University of Rome, Italy
  • Time: 1:00-1:10 PM IST
    Quiz 3
    Conductor: Alpa Shah
  • Talk 4
    Time: 1:15-2:00 PM IST
    Title: Wearable Computing System Based on Body Sensor Networks
    Invited Speaker: Giancarlo Fortino (SC DL 2021-23), University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
  • Time: 2:00-2:10 PM IST
    Quiz 4
    Conductor: Alpa Shah
  • Time: 2:15-3:00 PM IST
    Valedictory Session
    Moderator: Nirali Nanavati
    Quiz Results: Alpa Shah


Dates: June 14-16, 2021 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Organizing Chapter: IEEE Sensors Council Italy Chapter
Format: Online
Italian time: 9:00 AM to 18:30 PM
Theme: Wearable Sensors in Sport
Registration link: Register Here

Details may be found at:
International Summer School on Wearable Sensors in Sport

The speakers are:
14 June 2021

  • Mounir Zok (N3XT Sports, Barcelona, Spain)
    Topic: “Sports industry: technology, innovation, and digitalization”
  • Marco Cardinale (Aspetar Hospital, Doha, Qatar)
    Topic: “The sport scientist perspective on the use of wearable sensors”
  • Mathieu Lacome (Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, Paris, France)
    Topic: “Monitoring the training status of soccer players with wearable sensors”
  • Ferdinando Iellamo (Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “The importance of cardiac monitoring in sport”
  • Danilo Pani (University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy)
    Topic: “ECG sensors: past, present and future”
  • Laura Burattini (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy)
    Topic: “Automatic processing of cardiac signals in sport”

15 June 2021

  • Andrea Nicolò (University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “The importance of respiratory monitoring in sport”
  • Carlo Massaroni (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “Sensors and techniques for respiratory monitoring”
  • Daniela Lo Presti (Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “How to process respiratory signals in sport”
  • Valentina Camomilla (University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “The importance of movement monitoring in sport”
  • Andrea Cereatti (Polytechnic of Turin, Turin, Italy)
    Topic: “Wearable sensors for movement monitoring”
  • Elena Bergamini (University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy)
    Topic: “How to process movement-related signals”

16 June 2021

  • Gaspare Pavei (University of Milan, Milan, Italy)
    Topic: “The importance of monitoring work and power in sport”
  • Mirko Marcolini (K-Sport Universal, Pesaro, Italy)
    Topic: “GPS technology and its use in sport”
  • Andrea Zignoli (University of Trento, Trento, Italy)
    Topic: “How to process power data in sport”
  • Rienk van der Slikke (The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands)
    Topic: “The use of wearables in wheelchair sports performance measurement”
  • Louis Passfield (University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada)
    Topic: “The quantification of training load in endurance sports”
  • Sudarshan Gopaladesikan (Sport Lisboa e Benfica – SL Benfica, Lisboa, Portugal)
    Topic: “Big data analytics in human performance”


Dates: Feb 6-7, 2021 (Saturday, Sunday)
Organizing Chapter: IEEE Gujarat Section Sensors Council Chapter
Format: Online
India time: 9:30 AM to 16:30 PM (both days)
Theme: Wearable Sensors and Devices
Registration link:
Details may be found at:
Winter School on Wearable Sensors and Devices

Lecture Videos of all these talks are likely to be posted on:
Sensors Council YouTube Channel: IEEE Sensors Council on a later time.

The speakers are:
6 February 2021

  • Chandan Sethi (Founder & CEO, innoWear, Hong Kong)
    Topic: “Can Wearables Predict Health Risks Like COVID-19?”
  • Indira Negi (Vice President, AliveCor, USA)
    Topic: “Heartbeat Monitoring System and Healthcare”
  • Rudra Pratap (IISc, Bangalore, India)
    Topic: “Discovering Templates of Engineering Design Hidden in Nature’s Transducers”
  • Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
    Topic: “From sensors to computing, Trends for Wearable and Medical Devices”

7 February 2021

  • Behraad Bahreyni (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
    Topic: “Smart Textile”
  • Jürgen Kosel (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
    Topic: “Wearable Printed Graphene Sensors”
  • Ravinder Dahiya (University of Glasgow, Scotland)
    Topic: “Tactile Skin in Robotics and Medical Applications”
  • Veena Misra (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA)
    Topic: “Self-Powered Wearable Sensors for Health and Environmental Monitoring”

Speakers detail can be found at Speakers Profile and Talks Abstract.