Hitachi-Stanford Open Forum
Stanford University

Co-organized by:

Hitachi, Central Research Laboratory (CRL)

US-Asia Technology Management Center (US-ATMC)

Center for Integrated Systems (CIS)

Wireless Sensor Networks II: Cheap Electronics

Wednesday, October 20, 2004, 1:15 - 5.00 PM
Packard 101 Auditorium, Stanford University
No Admission Charge
Contact: Viji Jagannathan (viji at

Directions to Packard Building

Steering Commitee:
Kazuo Yano, Project Leader, Sensor Net Strategic Project, CRL, Hitachi, Ltd.

Richard Dasher, Director US-ATMC,  and Executive Director, C.I.S.

Yoshio Nishi, Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering, Director of Research - CIS and Director - Stanford Nanofabrication Lab.


1:15 - 1:30 pm

Opening remarks
Richard Dasher, Stanford University

Toshikazu Nishino, General Manager, CRL, Hitachi, Ltd.
Yoshio Nishi, Stanford University

1:30 - 2:00 pm
Keynote 1: How to engineer inexpensive wireless transceivers
Thomas H. Lee, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
2:00 - 2:30 pm Keynote 2: Sensor Net: Toward 1CC Computing
Shunzo Yamashita, Senior Researcher, CRL, Hitachi, Ltd.
2:30 - 3:00 pm

Keynote 3: The One With The Most NetWork Stuff Wins:
Sensor + Network Opportunities

Glen Allmendinger, President, Harbor Research, Inc.


3:00 - 3:20 pm


3:20 - 5:00 pm

Panel: "New Interests in Sensors & Wireless Sensor Networks"

Moderated by Richard Dasher

Thomas Lee, Associate Professor, Stanford University
Glen Allmendinger, President, Harbor Research, Inc.
Kei Suzuki, Senior Researcher, CRL, Hitachi, Ltd

Nicholas Bambos, Professor, Management Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Thomas Kenny, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Balaji Prabhakar, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Stanford University

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