Thank you for attending IEEE RFID 2013! See you next year!

We would like to thank our authors, attendees, the organizing and technical program committee for all their efforts and invaluable contributions to the conference.

Congratulations to the Best Paper Award Winners: Wang-Sang Lee, Seung-Tae Khang, Won-Seok Lee, Hyunsung Tae, Moon-Que Lee, Jong-Won Yu (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KR;  University of Seoul, KR) for the paper entitled, “Wide-Coverage Array Antenna Using a Dual-Beam Switching for UHF RFID Applications”. They won $500 sponsored and an Energy Square sponsored by Thingmagic!

Congratulations to the Best Poster Award Winners: Darmindra D. Arumugam, Michael Sibley, Joshua D. Griffin, Daniel D. Stancil, and David S. Ricketts for the poster entitled, “An Active Position Sensing Tag for Sports Visualization in American Football”.

Congratulations to the Winner of the Student Competition! The student competition was won by Team Energizer, led by Jordan Besnoff (Duke University), and the grand prize of $500, sponsored by Ricoh, was awarded! Congratulations!

Our keynote speakers gave insightful and entertaining presentations. Thank you!


Keynote Speaker – Prof. Brian Otis
(University of Washington and Google)
“RFID in Biomedical Applications: A Chip Designer’s Perspective”
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:30am

JSKeynote Speaker – Prof. Joshua R. Smith
(University of Washington)
“Wireless Power for Left Ventricular Assist Devices”
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 8:30am


Thank you to the organizers and presenters for the informative tutorials and workshops:

Tutorial: 5.8 GHz and Above for RFID and Sensors
Organizer: Greg Durgin (Georgia Tech)

Workshop: Enhancing Near-Metal Performance of RFID
Organizer: Isaac Ehrenberg (MIT)

Workshop: RFID for Bio-Medical Sensing Applications
Organizers: Dr. Richard Fletcher (MIT) and Dr. Radislav Potyrailo (GE Global Research)

The conference technical program included 31 high-quality peer-reviewed papers, and 16 informative, peer-reviewed posters!

Venue and Dates

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, USA hosted IEEE RFID 2013 from Tuesday, April 30, 2013 to Thursday, May 2, 2013. Once again, IEEE RFID 2013 was co-located with RFID Journal Live! 2013 to provide access to the largest commercial exposition of RFID technologies.



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Thanks to CRFID for making Student Travel Grant funds available to support deserving student paper and poster authors.

CRFID Member Societies

 IEEE APSIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society

 IEEE Communications Society

 IEEE Consumer Electronics SocietyIEEE Consumer Electronics Society

 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques SocietyIEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

 IEEE Solid State Circuits SocietyIEEE Solid State Circuits Society

 IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics SocietyIEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology SocietyIEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

 IEEE Vehicular Technology SocietyIEEE Vehicular Technology Society

IEEE Circuits and Systems SocietyIEEE Circuits and Systems Society