IEEE RFID 2017 Best Paper Award Recipient Named

Best Paper Award Sponsor JADAK/ThingMagic Presents Award on May 10 at the 11th Annual International Conference on RFID – IEEE RFID 2017 Phoenix, Arizona (10 March 2017) The IEEE Council on RFID (CRFID) announced today that Dr. Pavel Nikitin, a senior engineer with Honeywell, is the recipient of the Best Paper Award for the IEEE RFID 2017 technical conference co-located with RFID Journal Live! 201...
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IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2017)

The 5th Annual IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2017) will be held 10-12 October 2017 at Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada. Spaceflight involves critical sensing and communication in extreme environments such as planetary surfaces, space vehicles, and space habitats. The many challenges faced in space sensing and communication are...
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Partnership with the RAdio frequency IdentificatioN (RAIN) Alliance

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RAIN RFID is a wireless technology that connects billions of everyday items to the internet, enabling businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate, and engage each item. RAIN technology is based on a UHF RFID protocol standard developed by GS1 and ISO. Hundreds of companies have delivered products using these standards worldwide since the 1990's, starting with the initial creatio...
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RFID for Animal Identification in Rural India and Asia Pacific

by Shashikant Patil Animal identification verification and tracking done for a variety of reasons including verification of ownership, biosecurity control, identification and tracking for research, tracking health of animals, as well as agricultural purposes. There are many historical methods and procedures for tracking animals individual identification of animals and birds by means of body ...
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Desperate Need of RFID in Medical Industry and Betterment of Human being and Society

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by Nilesh Padhi and Shashikant Patil With the basic purpose of storing identifying information the RFID devices have been effortlessly adopted by the medical industry. Hospitals are among the first users to combine both active and passive RFID. The basic nature of implementation of the RFID in the hospitals are in the form of IC identification cards for the hospital staffs which can be used ...
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Assessment of Necessity of RFID in Patient Management and Healthcare Sectors

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by Chinmaya Vyas and Shashikant Patil Health care in recent years has been an area of research since it is directly associated with people's well-being and health. The various factors affecting this are: The ever increasing aging population The emergence of new types of diseases due to changing environmental conditions Rising costs of healthcare and related services The shortage o...
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George Xiao Takes the Lead on Smart Materials for CRFID

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Welcome George Xiao, the representative from IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement (I&M) Society, and is a CRFID Distinguished Lecturer. In addition, he is the CRFID appointee to the IEEE Smart Materials initiative. Dr. Gaozhi (George) Xiao is an IEEE Fellow and a senior research officer of the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada. Dr. Xiao has been the associate editor of IEEE Trans...
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IEEE Components Packaging Materials Technology Society Joins the Council

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We welcome CPMT's society representative, Professor Emmanouil "Manos" Tentzeris, Georgia Tech,and GEDC Associate Director for RFID/Sensors Research. He received the diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (“Magna Cum Laude”) in Greece and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Universi...
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Message from President’s Desk

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by Emily Sopensky, President, IEEE Council on RFID Early 2017 brings changes and enhancements to the IEEE Council on RFID. At our first Adcom meeting, the following were appointed to positions in the CRFID: Secretary/Treasurer: Chris Valenta, GaTech Research Institute Vice President, Conferences: Apostolos Georgidias, Assoc. Professor, Heriot-Watt University Vice President, Member...
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From the Editor

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by Shashikant Patil, Editor in Chief, CRFID Newsletter It is indeed a pleasure to introduce to you the latest issue of IEEE CRFID Newsletter publishing past activities and events of the Council on the auspicious occasion of International Women's Day! IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is very close to my heart and I have volunteered my services for WIE India as well as played a key role in establi...
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