International Conference on
Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems
San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S.A.
April 19-21, 1999
The goal of MSM is to bring together researchers, designers, programmers and vendors involved in microsystem developments (microelectronic, semiconductor, sensor, materials and biotechnology fields) to facilitate cross fertilization of ideas and exchange of information.
In an effort to dramatically shorten the development time and to considerably reduce prototyping costs, the simulation activities have lately experienced a phenomenal growth, generating a large number of point solutions and tools.
MSM emphasizes a unified viewpoint, addressing issues of mutual interest and encouraging bridges between adjacent specialties.
MSM provides a forum for microsystem simulation specialists, allowing them to be exposed to the state of the art modeling techniques currently implemented in academic or industrial research, facilitating a free exchange of ideas and generating synergies towards a complete software and system integration solution.
The conference provides an annual location for the demonstration of new software solutions as they relate to the focus topics.
Finally, MSM strives to help the advanced modeling techniques diffuse into industry and research centers by organizing workshops, demonstrations and shortcourses.
MSM Topics and Application Areas
The conference provides an arena for analyses and decisions concerning the development of interdependent software packages, establishing interfaces and cooperation strategies and deployment of simulation methods progressing towards efficient modeling of complete microsystems. The following non-exclusive list includes the main Topics and Application Areas that help in the progression towards the stated objectives:
- Mathematical Modeling and Scaling Laws
- Numerical Methods
- Finite and Boundary Element Methods
- Process, Device and Circuit Simulation
- Model Calibration and Validation
- Equipment Modeling
- Computational Materials
- Combinatorial Chemistry
- Atomistics and Molecular Simulation
- Co-simulation and Optimization
- System and Multi-level Modeling
- Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
- Virtual Reality and Computer Vision
- Data Bases, Data Exchange and Translators
- Semiconductors and Microelectronics
- Advanced Packaging and Interconnects
- Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
- Smart Sensors and Structures
- Advanced Lithography and Photonics
- DNA Chip Technology and Genomics
- Microfluidic Systems
- Environmental Monitoring
- Manufacturing and Scheduling
- IEEE Electron Devices Society
- Microcosm Technologies, Inc.
- Molecular Simulations Inc.
- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne
- TIMA-CMP Laboratory, France
- Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium
- International Association for Mathematical and Computer Modelling
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