CILIA - Customized Intelligent Life-inspired Arrays

Project funded by the Future and Emergent Technologies arm of the IST Programme in the 6th Framework Programme

6th Framework Programme

1st CILIA Summer School


30 March - 3 April 2008

Hotel "Eden Roc"
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Girona, Spain

Group photo (high resolution)


  • Biological Mechanosensory systems
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Modelling of System Dynamics
  • Artificial Sensors
  • Robotics
  • Target group

    The Summer School addresses PhD students and young researchers, as well as newcomers in the field of Mechanosensor Systems and will afford an opportunity for establishment of scientific and personal contacts between the participants. Well-known experts in the scientific disciplines of the School will give the lectures. Notes will be published by the organizers and distributed to the participants in both printed and electronic form.


    Prof. Christoph Brücker
    Prof. Friedrich G. Barth
    Prof. Ray Meddis
    Prof. Mitra J. Hartmann
    Prof. J. Leo van Hemmen
    Prof. Jason Lohn
    Dr. Sietse van Netten
    Prof. John R. Buck
    Dr. Wolf Hanke
    Prof. Werner Gnatzy
    Prof. Joseph A. C. Humphrey
    Prof. John Miller
    Prof. Gijs Krijnen
    Prof. Herbert Peremans
    Dr. Andrew Dacks
    Prof. Horst Bleckmann

    TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
    University of Vienna, Austria
    University of Essex, UK
    California Institute of Technology, USA
    Technische Universität München, Germany
    NASA Ames Research Center, CA, USA
    University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
    Harvard University Cambridge, USA
    Universität Frankfurt, Germany
    University of Virginia, USA
    Montana State University, USA
    University of Twente, The Netherlands
    Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
    University of Arizona, USA
    Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany

    Organising Committee

    Prof. Andreas Offenhäusser
    Dr. Marion Malkoc-Thust
    Prof. Gijs Krijnen
    Prof. Herbert Peremans
    Dr. Joachim Mogdans

    Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
    Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
    University of Twente, The Netherlands
    Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
    Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany

    Registration Fee

    The registration fee for the participants is Euro 100 and includes transportation from/ to airport Barcelona, participation and educational materials.


    For registration print the Registration Form and fax it to the address given in the form.
    Registration Form Summer School

    Important deadlines

    Preliminary registration - 10 January 2008
    Registration - 10 February 2008


    Accomodation (full board) is handled at the "Eden Roc" Hotel. For room reservation please print the Accomodation Form and fax it to the "Eden Roc" Hotel (address given in the form).
    Accomodation Form Hotel "Eden Roc"



    Travel Information

    How to get to the Summer School

    Printable Flyer

    1st Announcement