Tentative programme of the ISEMA 2018 conference. The final program will be presented a few days before the conference.

Monday, June 4th

8:00 – 9:10 Registration & handouts
9:10 – 9:20 Opening Ceremony
9:20 – 9:30 IEEE Technical Sponsorship
9:30 – 10:15 Opening – Water: Why is it so special?

Udo Kaatze, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany

10:15 – 11:00 Keynote – Water in heterogeneous matter. Interfacial water—from non organic to organic systems.

Yuri Feldman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
Session 1 – Water in Heterogeneous Matter
11:30 – 11:50 Physical Meanings of Fractal Behaviors of Water in Aqueous and Biological systems. The Dispersion of Fragments of Hydrogen Bonding Network.

Yagihara Shin, School of Science, Tokai University, Japan

11:50 – 12:10 Non-Diffracting Beams for Moisture Measurement.

Woodhead Ian, Lincoln Agritech Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand

12:10 – 12:30 Impact of Soil Salinity on the Relation Between Soil Moisture and Dielectric Permittivity.

Szypłowska Agnieszka, Institute of Agrophysics PAS, Lublin, Poland

12:30 – 12:50 Study of water molecules dynamics by coupling dielectric properties and evolved water vapor analysis.

Ben Ayoub Mohamed Wajdi, CETIAT, Villeurbanne, France

12:50 – 13:20 Tespol Sp. z o.o., Poland – presentation of company products
13:10 – 13:40 Coffee break
Session 1 – Water in Heterogeneous Matter – cont.
13:40 – 14:00 Dielectric mixture models for hydrate formation and agglomeration.

Haukalid Kjetil, Christian Michelsen Research AS, Norway

14:00 – 14:20 A stochastic linear model to evaluate the dielectric constant– electrical conductivity relation of a sandy soil using TDR records.

Aljoumani Basem, Technical University Berlin, Germany

14:20 – 14:40 Broadband electrical properties of green bricks.

Wagner Ralf, MFPA, Weimar, Germany

14:40 – 15:00 Prediction of cement-based materials’ water content with the use of electromagnetic homogenization schemes.

Guihard Vincent, EDF R&D, Chatou, France

15:00 – 16:15 Lunch and poster session
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome Dinner

 

Tuesday, June 5th

9:00 – 9:45 Keynote – Intermolecular interactions in selected polymer-water systems as seen by Raman spectroscopy.

Jacek Ulański, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

9:45 – 10:15 Coffee break
Session 2 – Metrology and Modelling
10:15 – 10:35 Electromagnetic Sensors for Water Content: The Need for International Testing Standards.

Jones Scott, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

10:35 – 10:55 Estimation of electromagnetic sensor measurement volume using combined 3D EM simulation and electronic design software.

Skierucha Wojciech, Institute of Agrophysics PAS in Lublin, Poland

10:55 – 11:15 Robust Extraction of Frequency-dependent Dielectric Properties from Time Domain Reflectometry.

Ngui Yin-Jeh, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

11:15 – 11:35 Further Theoretical Investigation of the Raicu’s Open-Ended Coaxial Sensor and its Application in Material Characterization: Low Frequency Dispersion (LFD) Phenomena Hidden by Electrode Polarization Behaviour.

Drzazga Adrian, Tespol Engineering, Wrocław, Poland

11:35 – 11:55 The calibration-free method for determining dielectric permittivity spectrum.

Wilczek Andrzej, Institute of Agrophysics PAS in Lublin, Poland

11:55 – 12:15 Multiwave Innovation, France – presentation of company products
12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break
Session 3 – Applications
13:05 – 13:25 Combined thickness and permittivity measurement of thin layers with open-ended coaxial probes.

Folgerø Kjetil, Christian Michelsen Research AS, Norway

13:25 – 13:45 L-band Seawater Dielectric Measurements: Mode Coupling Analysis for the Exit-hole Effect.

Lang Roger, George Washington University, Washington, USA

13:45 – 14:05 Modelling of the Soil Moisture using L-band brightness temperatures from ELBARA III radiometer.

Gluba Łukasz, Institute of Agrophysics PAS in Lublin, Poland

14:05 – 15:30 Lunch and poster session
16:00 – 20:00 Trip in Kazimierz
20:00 – 24:00 Conference Dinner

 

Wednesday, June 6th

9:00 – 9:45 Keynote – Measurements of the Complex Permittivity from Microwave to Millimeter Wave Frequencies.

Jerzy Krupka, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

9:45 – 10:15 Coffee break
Session 3 – Applications cont.
10:15 – 10:35 A Resonant Structure for the Permittivity Measurement of Materials with mm-Waves.

Daschner Frank, University of Kiel, Germany

10:35 – 10:55 Impact of water on the dielectric properties of papers in the radiofrequency domain.

Guers Cyril, Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac, France

10:55 – 11:15 Application of a Handheld TDR Meter for Terramechanical Research.

Pytka Jarosław, Lublin University of Technology, Poland

11:15 – 11:35 A Multiconductor Probe for Broadband Dielectric-Spectrum Measurements.

Lewandowski Arkadiusz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

11:35 – 11:55 Experimental Study of Meniscus Effect on Broadband Permittivity Measurements of Liquids in a Semi-Open Coaxial Test Cell.

Kalisiak Michał, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

11:55 – 12:15 QWED Sp. z o.o., Poland – presentation of company products
12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break
Session 4 – Agriculture and Geophysics
13:05 – 13:25 Influence of the temperature in a Water/Clay mixture.

Letertre Thibaut, Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France

13:25 – 13:45 Measurement of Electromagnetic Properties of Food Products and Liquids.

Karpisz Tomasz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

13:45 – 14:05 Design of two large coaxial cells for studying physical process using Spatial TDR.

Scheuermann Alexander, School of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

14:05 – 14:25 Rapid assessment of wine vinegar qualitative parameters by means of a Waveguide Vector Spectrometer.

Berardinelli Annachiara, University of Bologna, Italy

14:25 – 16:00 Lunch and poster session
16:00 – 19:00 Walk around Lublin
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner for the members of the ISEMA2018 Scientific Committee

 

Thursday, June 7th

9:00 – 9:45 Keynote – On quantifying state variables of soils using electromagnetic methods.

Alexander Scheuermann, School of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

9:45 – 10:15 Coffee break
Session 4 – Agriculture and Geophysics cont.
10:15 – 10:35 Electromagnetic characterization of coarse-grained soils with a one port large coaxial cell.

Bore Thierry, University of Queensland, Australia

10:35 – 10:55 Ultra-wideband radar tomography for rot determination in spruce.

Bonitz Frank, MFPA, Weimar, Germany

10:55 – 11:15 Dielectric Spectra Reconstruction of Layered Multi-Phase Soil.

Schmidt Felix, Helmholtz Centre for Environmenal Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

11:15 – 11:35 Comparison between Coaxial Transmission Line Methods by Measurement of Porous Clay Samples of varying Moisture Content.

Neves Ana Luisa, Multiwave Innovation, Marseille, France

11:35 – 11:55 Microwave Measurements of Snow over Sea-Ice in Antarctica.

Tan Adrian, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zeland

11:35 – 11:55 E-Test Sp. z o.o., Poland –  presentation of company products
12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break
Session 4 – Agriculture and Geophysics cont.
13:05 – 13:25 The effect of storage time on dielectric properties of pasteurized milks and yoghurt.

Szerement Justyna, Institute of Agrophysics PAS in Lublin, Poland

13:25 – 13:45 Novel TDR probe for monitoring moisture distribution in soil profile – electromagnetic simulations.

Kafarski Marcin, Institute of Agrophysics PAS in Lublin, Poland

13:45 – 14:05 Open discussion and ISEMA2018 closing
14:15 – 15:30 Lunch