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Virtual Workshop on Molecular Communications

Latest research results of the interdisciplinary and emerging field of molecular communications

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The 5th edition of the Workshop on Molecular Communications will be held online on 11.November, 4pm-7pm due the pandemic.

New applications in medicine, such as "Smart Drug Delivery" and "Internet of Bio-NanoThings", require the communication between so-called nanomachines (e.g., nanorobots). Since nanomachines are typically micro/nano-sized and operate in liquid environments, conventional wireless communications using electromagnetic waves is not feasible or detrimental. However, a promising approach to enable information transmission in such a setup is to use molecules instead.

The Workshop on Molecular Communications is organized by Werner Haselmayr (Institute for Communications Engineering and RF-Systems) together with international colleagues. The workshop will deliver four keynotes on cutting-edge topics and one panel discussion on the future of the field.


  • Keynote 1: "Coronavirus Transmission via Aerosol Propagation from a Molecular Communication Perspective"
    Prof. Peter Hoeher, University of Kiel, Germany
  • Keynote 2: "Molecular Communication Technology for Human Medicine"
    Prof. Ilangko Balasingham, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim and Oslo University Hospital, Oslo
  • Keynote 3: "Plants as information processing machines"
    Prof. Richard Morris, John Innes Centre, UK
  • Keynote 4: "Anomaly detection and localization based on Molecular Communications"
    Prof. Masoumeh Nasiri-Kenari, Sharif University of Technology, Iran


Time & date

November 11, 2021

16:00 - 19:00 PM

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Virtual (free registration) molecularcommunications.eu