XX IMEKO World Congress Busan

XX IMEKO World Congress, 09.09.-14.09.2012, Busan

The purpose of the congress was to bring together academia, researchers and engineers to share achievements, ideas and vision on metrology for green growth. This congress was providing meaningful forums for experts and professionals from all around the world to discuss topics that deal with recent advancement in the wide spectrum of metrologies.

Overview:
Name of Conference: XX IMEKO (International Measurement Confederation) World Congress
Period: Sep. 9(Sun) - 14(Fri), 2012
Main Theme: Metrology for Green Growth
Hosted by: KRISS (Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science)
Venue: BEXCO, Busan, Rep. of Korea
Official Language: English

 
Source: imeko2012.kriss.re.kr
 

Monday 10 September 2012

Invited Talk 1: Metrology for the 21st Century: The Greatest Challenges   Prof. Dr. Michael Kuehne - JCRB Chairman Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) 120910_kuehne_bipm.pdf
 
Invited Talk 1: Metrology for the 21st Century: The Greatest Challenges
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Kühne - JCRB Chairman Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM)
 
Overview:
  • A Short History of Metrology
  • The Metre Convention and the BIPM
  • The Great Challenges of the 21st Century
MEASUREMENT SCALE FOR COLOUR PERCEPTION  Eric Benoit - LISTIC/ France 120910_benoit_savoie_university.pdf
 
MEASUREMENT SCALE FOR COLOUR PERCEPTION

E. Benoit - Université de Savoie
 
Content:
  • What is colour? physical definition
  • What is colour? human definition
  • Metrical scale
  • Bias due to the context
  • Adaptation of the scale to the context
VIM AND CURRENT TENDENCIES IN MEASUREMENT SCIENCE   A. Chunovkina - D. I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology/ Russia 120910_chunovnika_vniim.pdf

VIM AND CURRENT TENDENCIES IN MEASUREMENT SCIENCE
 
A. Chunovkina - D. I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology / Russia
 
Scope:
  • “Measurement” and “nominal property”
  • “Metrological traceability”
  • Expression of measurement accuracy 
  • “Devices for  measuring”
  • Current work of VNIIM
  • Terms related to measurement  instrument computerization 
  • Conclusion
PRIMARY IMAGING INTERFERENCE MICROSCOPE FOR NANOMETROLOGY   R. S. Franca - INMETRO/ Brazil 120910_franca_inmetro.pdf

PRIMARY IMAGING INTERFERENCE MICROSCOPE FOR NANOMETROLOGY
 
R. S. Franca - INMETRO / Brazil

Conclusions:
  • Primary Nanometrology facility is developed at INMETRO, Brazil
  • Primary Nanometrology instrument is based on Interference Microscope
  • The instrument is under intensive characterization and investigation
  • Preliminary results show that sub-nanometer accuracy of the instrument can be achieved
  • Basis for Nanometrology in Brazil is being developed

Tuesday 11 September 2012

Sampling Strategies and Long Term Variation Modelling for a Statistical Feed-Forward Controller   C. Hernández - iprom/ Germany
120911_hernandez_iprom.pdf
 
Sampling Strategies and Long Term Variation Modelling for a Statistical Feed-Forward Controller
 
C. Hernández - iprom / Germany
 
Agenda:
  • Introduction 
  • Dimensional Variation
  • Statistical Feed-Forward Control Model
  • Long Time Variation Modelling
  • Simulation
  • Conclusions
Combinatorial Testing for Software used in Metrology   R. Kacker - NIST/ United States 120911_kacker_nist.pdf
 
Combinatorial Testing for Software used in Metrology
 
R. Kacker - NIST / United States

Outline:
  • Pairwise (2-way) testing of software
    • Inadequacy of pairwise testing
  • Combinatorial (t-way) testing
    • ACTS: research (not commercial) tool for generating CT suits 
    • Challenges in CT
  • Summary and concluding remarks
  • We do not discuss any particular software used in metrology
GUM Supplement 1 and prior knowledge    R. Kessel - PTB/ Germany 120911_kessel_ptb.pdf
 
GUM Supplement 1 and prior knowledge 
 
R. Kessel - Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) / Germany
 
Agenda:
  • Prior knowledge about the measurand
  • Logarithmic opinion pool
  • Opinion pool vs. Bayesian approach
  • Calculate an example 
  • Implementation in a GUM-S1 procedure
  • Handling “fuzzy” limits
  • Conclusions
Recent Developments in Precision Evaluation in Non-Quantitative Measurements  T. Suzuki - Tokyo University of Science/ Japan 120911_suzuki_tokyo_university.pdf

Recent Developments in Precision Evaluation in Non-Quantitative Measurements

T. Suzuki - Tokyo University of Science / Japan

Outline:
  • Introduction of ISO/TC 69/SC 6
  • Precision for Quantitative Data
  • Precision for Qualitative Data
  • Discussion and Conclusions

Wednesday 12 September 2012

 Invited Talk 3: International Standardization of Measurement and Characterization for Nanotechnologies   Dr. Ono Akira - Special Advisor National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) 120912_ono_aist.pdf

Invited Talk 3: International Standardization of Measurement and Characterization for Nanotechnologies
 
Dr. Ono Akira - Special Advisor National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
 
Content:
1. Present Issues of Nanotechnologies 
2. Strategy of Nanotechnology Standardization
3. ISO Standards Development
  3.1 Terminology
  3.2 Measurement and Characterization
  3.3 Environment, Health and Safety
4. Concluding Remarks
THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE OF ERRORS IN METROLOGY - JUSTIFICATION BY SYSTEM THEORY   Karl H. Ruhm - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) 120912_ruhm_ethz.pdf
 
THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE OF ERRORS IN METROLOGY - JUSTIFICATION BY SYSTEM THEORY
 
 
Preview:
0 Motivation
I Familiar Examples with Some Theory - Steps Towards a Concept ?
II Preliminaries - Metrology Structures, seen by Signal and System Theory
III Familiar Concepts with Simple Examples - Error and Error Process
IV Conclusion: Let Us Take Care of Errors !

Thursday 13 September 2012

Invited Talk 4: New Challenges Arising from Sustainable Energy Supply to Metrology

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Sommer - Head of Chemical Physics and Explosion Protection Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

Outline:
  • Introduction/motivation
  • Energy production/generation
  • Energy transport and distribution/grids
  • Energy storage
  • Energy consumption/savings
  • „More Future“
  • Summary and conclusion for metrology
METROLOGY IN FOOD COMPOSITION DATABANKS: THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY  I. Castanheira - INSA/ Portugal 120913_castanheira_eurofir.pdf

METROLOGY IN FOOD COMPOSITION DATABANKS: THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY

I. Castanheira - INSA/ Portugal

Outline:
  • EuroFIR Bridges 
  • Metrology Tools 
    • Food Contaminants Analysis 
    • Food Nutrient Analysis 
  • Teaching Food and Nutrition Metrology  
  • Conclusions
GREEN MEASUREMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING WITH MOBILE SMART COMPUTERS   D. Hofmann - SpectroNet/ Germany 120913_hofmann_spectronet.pdf
 
GREEN MEASUREMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING WITH MOBILE SMART COMPUTERS
 
D. Hofmann - SpectroNet / Germany
 
Content:
  1. INTRODUCTION – INNOVATIVE GAME CHANGERS
  2. INNOVATIVE MODULES FOR MEASUREMENT EDUCATION 
  3. INNOVATIVE MODULES FOR MEASUREMENT TRAINING 
  4. INNOVATIVE  OPTODIGITAL MEASUREMENT APPLICATIONS 
  5. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  6. CONCLUSIONS 
NUTRITIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL METROLOGY IN FOOD   L. Jun - NIM/ China 120913_jun_nim.pdf

NUTRITIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL METROLOGY IN FOOD 

L. Jun - NIM / China

Challenges:
  • Development of measurement capabilities for new compounds in new matrices
    • – Need for higher order methods for foods
    • – Methods for functional ingrentes(herbers and botanicals) limited at present
  • Development of CRMs  in food and functional food 
    • – CRMs are limited or lacking in most food measurement areas
    • – CRMs unavailable for most functional ingredents measurements
Development of a Certified Reference Material for the Analysis of Vitamins in Infant Formula   B. Kim - KRISS/ Korea 120913_kim_kriss.pdf
 
Development of a Certified Reference Material for the Analysis of Vitamins in Infant Formula
 
B. Kim - Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)

Conclusions:
  • Infant formular CRM for the analysis of Vitamins were prepared
  • Validated ID-LC/MS methods were used for certification to ensure traceability of certified values
  • Simultanuous certification & homogeneity test were done for Vitamin A, folic acid, and Niacin
  • Continuous stability monitoring is under going
  • Other vitamins will be certified when related analytical methods are established
POLYMETHACRYLATE OPTICAL SENSORS FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS  S. Muravyov - Tomsk Polytechnic University/ Russia 120913_muravyov_tomsk_university.pdf

POLYMETHACRYLATE OPTICAL SENSORS FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

S. Muravyov - Tomsk Polytechnic University / Russia

Outline:
  • Introduction 
  • Polymeric optodes
  • Digital color analysis (DCA)
  • Colorimetric scale
  • The DCA validation
  • Conclusion
120913_michaeli_kosice_university.pdf
 
The measuring stand for measure of AD converters
 
L. Michaeli - Technical University of Košice / Slovakia
 
Outline:
  • Laboratory for practical exercises in the electronic courses controlled remotely through internet www.meas-lab.fei.tuke.sk
  • Hardware implementation 
  • Software for access control 
  • Achieved results
  • Conclusion

Friday 14 September 2012

Invited Talk 5: The Status of Metrology for Greenhouse Gases  Dr. Jin Seog Kim - Vice President Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) 120914_kim_kriss.pdf

Invited Talk 5: The Status of Metrology for Greenhouse Gases


Dr. Jin Seog Kim - Vice President Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)

Conclusions:
  • Significant contributions have been made by several NMIs to the standards used to underpin the evidence base for global climate change.
  • International collaboration is central to these activities and will greatly increase leverage in the future
    • WMO “Global Atmosphere Watch”, now part of the CIPM-MRA 
  • Future challenges will be
    • Greater focus on standards in real matrices (“whole air”)
    • Understanding of data (and uncertainties) in a way that is compatible with scales with long-term stability and accuracy