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Technical Programme

Presenters should target a 12 minute presentation each including questions.

1st session    
Topic: Channel Analysis   
Molecular Transport in Microfluidic Channels for Flow-induced Molecular Communication    
A. Ozan Bicen (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Ian F. Akyildiz (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Synaptic Interference Channel    
Derya Malak (Koc University, Turkey); Ozgur B. Akan (Koc University, Turkey)

A Tunnel-based Approach for Signal Shaping in Molecular Communication    
Mehmet Sukru Kuran (Bogazici University, Turkey); Huseyin Birkan Yilmaz (Bogazici University, Turkey); Tuna Tugcu (Bogazici University, Turkey)

Modelling the Reception Process in Diffusion-based Molecular Communication Channels    
Hoda ShahMohammadian (University of Calgary, Canada); Geoffrey G. Messier (University of Calgary, Canada); Sebastian Magierowski (University of Calgary, Canada)

Microfluidic Networks: design and test of a pure hydrodynamic switching function    
Elena De Leo (University of Catania, Italy); Lidia Donvito (University of Catania, Italy); Alfio Lombardo (University of Catania, Italy); Giacomo Morabito (University of Catania, Italy); Laura Galluccio (DIEEI, Italy)

Channel Capacity of Calcium Signalling Based on Inter-cellular Calcium Waves in Astrocytes    
Akif Cem Heren (Bogazici University, Turkey); Mehmet Sukru Kuran (Bogazici University, Turkey); Huseyin Birkan Yilmaz (Bogazici University, Turkey); Tuna Tugcu (Bogazici University, Turkey)

Distance Effect of Molecular Harvesting over Signal Reception and Harvesting Performance in DIRECT    Deniz Demiray (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Albert Cabellos-Aparicio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Turgay D Altilar (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Ignacio Llatser (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Eduard Alarcon (Technical University of Catalunya, Spain)

Symbol interval optimization for molecular communication with drift    
Na-Rae Kim (Yonsei University, Korea); Chan-Byoung Chae (Yonsei University, Korea); Andrew Eckford (York University, Canada)

03:30 Coffee break
2nd session    
Topic: Systems and Networks    
Introducing purely hydrodynamic networking mechanisms in microfluidic systems    
Andrea Zanella (University of Padova, Italy); Andrea Biral (University of Padova, Italy)

Nano-scale reservoir computing    
Oliver Obst (CSIRO, Australia); Adrian Trinchi (CSIRO, Australia); Simon Hardin (CSIRO, Australia); Matthew Chadwick (CSIRO, Australia); Ivan Cole (CSIRO, Australia); Tim Muster (CSIRO, Australia); Nigel Hoschke (CSIRO, Australia); Diethelm Ostry (CSIRO, Australia); Don Price (CSIRO, Australia); Khoa Pham (CSIRO, Australia); Tim Wark (CSIRO, Australia)

Cooperative Drug Delivery through Molecular Communication among Biological Nanomachines    
Tadashi Nakano (Osaka University, Japan); Michael J. Moore (Osaka University, Japan); Yutaka Okaie (Osaka University, Japan); Akihiro Enomoto (University of California, Irvine, USA); Tatsuya Suda (University Netgroup Inc., USA)

Multi objective optimisation design of bacterial communication networks    
Claudio Angione (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Giovanni Carapezza (University of Catania, Italy); Jole Costanza (University of Catania, Italy); Pietro Lio` (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Giuseppe Nicosia (University of Catania, Italy)

Topic: Design Analysis    
Using Dimensional Analysis to Assess Scalability and Accuracy in Molecular Communication    
Adam J. G. Noel (University of British Columbia, Canada); Karen C Cheung (University of British Columbia, Canada); Robert Schober (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Reliability of Multi-path Virus Nanonetworks    
Frank Walsh (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland); Sasitharan Balasubramaniam (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland)