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Call for Papers

BIODEVICES is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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The purpose of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices is to bring together researchers and practitioners from electronics and mechanical engineering, interested in studying and using models, equipments and materials inspired from biological systems and/or addressing biological requirements. Monitoring devices, instrumentation sensors and systems, biorobotics, micro-nanotechnologies and biomaterials are some of the technologies addressed at this conference.

BIODEVICES encourages authors to submit papers to one of the main topics indicated below, describing original work, including methods, techniques, advanced prototypes, applications, systems, tools or general survey papers, reporting research results and/or indicating future directions. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference by one of the authors and published in the proceedings. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
The proceedings will be indexed by several major international indexers.
Special sessions are also welcome. Please contact the secretariat for further information on how to propose a special session.

CONFERENCE TOPICS


  • Emerging Technologies
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Equipment
  • Biomedical Sensors
  • Biomedical Metrology
  • Microelectronics
  • Health Monitoring Devices
  • Embedded Signal Processing
  • Low-Power Design
  • Electrical Bio-Impedance
  • Bio-Electromagnetism
  • Biorobotics
  • Biocomputing and Biochips
  • Implantable Electronics
  • Biotelemetry
  • Wireless Systems
  • Biomaterials
  • MEMS
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Biomechanical Devices
  • Artificial Limbs
  • Technologies Evaluation
  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  • Electrocardiography and Heart Monitoring
  • Computational Physiology (Virtual Organs)
  • Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • Spectroscopic Applications
  • Imaging and Visualization Devices
  • Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis

BIOSTEC KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Pedro Gómez VildaUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Christian JuttenGIPSA-lab, France
Adam KampffChampalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Richard ReillyTrinity College Dublin, Ireland
Vladimir DevyatkovBauman Moscow State Technical University, Russian Federation
Pietro LioUniversity of Cambridge, United Kingdom

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar and Google Scholar.

SECRETARIAT

BIODEVICES Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 5436
e-mail: biodevices.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.biodevices.biostec.org/

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Jordi Solé-CasalsUniversity of Vic - Central University of Catalonia, Spain
Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon University, Portugal
Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Mireya Fernández ChimenoUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Farid Amirouche, University of illinois at Chicago, United States
Dinesh Bhatia, North Eastern Hill University, India
Martin Bogdan, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Luciano Boquete, Alcala University, Spain
Fernando Cruz, College of Technology of Setubal/Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal
Maeve Duffy, NUI Galway, Ireland
George Dulikravich, Florida International University, United States
Michele Folgheraiter, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Juan Carlos Garcia, University of Alcala, Spain
Miguel García Gonzalez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Roman Genov, University of Toronto, Canada
Clemens Heitzinger, Technical University Vienna (TU Vienna), Austria
Toshiyuki Horiuchi, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Leonid Hrebien, Drexel University, United States
Takuji Ishikawa, Tohoku University, Japan
Sandeep Jha, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Bozena Kaminska, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Walter Karlen, UBC, Canada
Frank Kirchner, DFKI, Germany
Anton Koeck, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria
Ondrej Krejcar, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Hongen Liao, Tsinghua University, China
Xiao Liu, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Mai Mabrouk, Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt
Jordi Madrenas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Ratko Magjarevic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia
Jarmo Malinen, Aalto University, Finland
Dan Mandru, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
Raimes Moraes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Raul Morais, UTAD - Escola de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Umberto Morbiducci, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Toshiro Ohashi, Hokkaido University, Japan
Kazuhiro Oiwa, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Mónica Oliveira, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Abraham Otero, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Spain
Danilo Pani, University of Cagliari, Italy
Sofia Panteliou, University of Patras, Greece
Nathalia Peixoto, Neural Engineering Lab, George Mason University, United States
Juan Ramos Castro, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Mark Reed, Yale University, United States
Sang-Hoon Rhee, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Wim Rutten, University of Twente, Netherlands
Seonghan Ryu, Hannam University, Korea, Republic of
Mario Sarcinelli-Filho, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
Chutham Sawigun, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Thailand
Michael Schöning, FH Aachen, Germany
Mauro Serpelloni, University of Brescia, Italy
Alcimar Soares, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil
Egon L. van den Broek, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Federico Vicentini, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
Bruno Wacogne, FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS 6174, France
Shigeo Wada, Osaka University, Japan
Sen Xu, Merck & Co., Inc., United States
Jing Yang, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, China
Aladin Zayegh, Victoria University, Australia

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