Chemical, Gas, and Biosensors for Internet of Things and Related Applications

Chemical, Gas, and Biosensors for Internet of Things and Related Applications

1st Edition - June 14, 2019

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  • Editors: Kohji Mitsubayashi, Osamu Niwa, Yuko Ueno
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128154090
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128154106

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Chemical, Gas, and Biosensors for the Internet of Things and Related Applications brings together the fields of sensors and analytical chemistry, devices and machines, and network and information technology. This thorough resource enables researchers to effectively collaborate to advance this rapidly expanding, interdisciplinary area of study. As innovative developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to open new possibilities for quality of life improvement, sensor technology must keep pace, Drs. Mitsubayashi, Niwa and Ueno have brought together the top minds in their respective fields to provide the latest information on the numerous uses of this technology. Topics covered include life-assist systems, network monitoring with portable environmental sensors, wireless livestock health monitoring, point-of-care health monitoring, organic electronics and bio-batteries, and more.

Key Features

  • 2020 PROSE Awards - Winner: Category: Chemistry and Physics: Association of American Publishers
  • Describes the latest advances and underlying principles of sensors used in biomedicine, healthcare, biotechnology, nanotechnology and food and environment safety
  • Focuses on sensors’ methods of data communication, logging and analysis for IoT applications
  • Explains the specific requirements of sensor design and performance improvement, helping researchers enhance sensitivity, selectivity, stability, reproducibility and response time


Academic researchers in universities and national laboratories studying chemistry and/or communication and healthcare; R&D engineers in companies in health, environment, safety, biomedicine, biotechnology, nanotechnology. Managers of manufacturers and marketing research companies; law enforcement agencies and government officers; students

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Sensors and devices for internet of things Applications
    1. Biochemical gas sensor (biosniffer)
    2. Affinity and immune sensors
    3. Enzyme-based sensors
    4. Paper based sensors
    5. Biochip sensors 
    6. Sensors for clinical applications
    7. Surface acoustic wave (SAW) device gas sensors
    8. MEMS biosensors for IoT

    Part 2: Flexible, wearable, and mobile sensors and related technologies
    9. Organic Electronics and bio-batteries
    10. Wearable and implantable biosensors
    11. Sensors for Point-of-Care Applications
    12. Mobile exhaled-gas sensor
    13. On-site environmental microorganism/microbial sensors

    Part 3: Information and network technologies for sensor- internet of things applications
    14. Life-assist system by sensor IoT
    15. Network monitoring system by using portable environmental sensors
    16. livestock health monitoring by using wireless network
    17. Big data analysis of field monitoring sensors for agricultural applications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 406
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: June 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128154090
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128154106

About the Editors

Kohji Mitsubayashi

Kohji Mitsubayashi received his B.S. (1983) and M.S. (1985) from Toyohashi University of Technology, and Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo in 1994. He was an associate Professor at Tokai University. He joined Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2003. His research interests include wearable and cavitas biosensors, gas-phase biosensors (Bio-sniffers, Sniff-cam) for non-invasive bio-monitoring, and novel artificial organs (pancreas, muscles) with “Organic Engine (chemo-mechanical bio-converter).” He has published more than 210 research articles in international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Osamu Niwa

Osamu Niwa received his Ph.D. from the Department of Applied Chemistry, Kyushu University in 1990. He joined NTT Corporation in 1983. He was a Group Leader at NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories from 1999 to 2004 and a Group Leader in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) from 2004 to 2015. His research interests include new nanocarbon films for biosensing and electroanalytical applications, surface Plasmon resonance-based devices and systems for immunosensing, and microfluidic devices for biomedical and clinical applications. He is the author of over 230 research articles published in international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Saitama Institute of Technology

Yuko Ueno

Yuko Ueno received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in chemistry from The University of Tokyo in 1995, 1997, and 2002, respectively. She joined NTT Corporation in 1997. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, from 2004 to 2005. Her research interests are control of a biomolecular interface on a solid surface and its applications in biosensing.

Affiliations and Expertise

NTT Basic Research Laboratories

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