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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

Mário OliveiraSanta Marta Hospital, Portugal
Patrick FlandrinENS de Lyon, France
Cesare StefaniniScuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
Arcadi NavarroUniversitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Boudewijn LelieveldtLeiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

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 CD-ROM 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).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
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), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.

SECRETARIAT

BIODEVICES Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8813
e-mail: biodevices.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.biodevices.biostec.org/

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Guy PlantierESEO, GSII, France
Tanja SchultzCognitive Systems Lab (CSL), University of Bremen, Germany
Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal
Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Alberto Cliquet Jr.University of São Paulo & University of Campinas, Brazil

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mark A. Reed, Yale University, United States
Dharma Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, United States
Nizametin Aydin, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Alcimar Barbosa Soares, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil
Dinesh Bhatia, North Eastern Hill University, India
Wenxi Chen, The University of Aizu, Japan
Tom Chen, Colorado State University, United States
James M. Conrad, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Carlos Correia, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Cheryl D. Metcalf, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Vladimir Devyatkov, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russian Federation
Fernando di Sciascio, Institute of Automatics National University of San Juan, Argentina
Maeve Duffy, NUI Galway, Ireland
George S. Dulikravich, Florida International University, United States
Elisabetta Farella, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Mireya Fernández Chimeno, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Paddy French, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Anselmo Frizera, UFES, Brazil
Joaquim Gabriel, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Hugo Gamboa, LIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Juan Carlos Garcia, University of Alcala, Spain
Miguel Angel García Gonzalez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Javier Garcia-Casado, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Xiyi Hang, California State University, United States
Hans L. Hartnagel, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Toshiyuki Horiuchi, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Leonid Hrebien, Drexel University, United States
Jiri Jan, University of Technology Brno, Czech Republic
Sandeep K. Jha, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Bozena Kaminska, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Michael Kraft, University of Liege, Belgium
Ondrej Krejcar, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Egon L. van den Broek, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Hongen Liao, Tsinghua University, China
Chwee Teck Lim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Chin-Teng Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Anita Lloyd Spetz, Linköpings Universitet, Sweden
Mai S. Mabrouk, Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt
Jarmo Malinen, Aalto University, Finland
Dan Mandru, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
Vojkan Mihajlovic, Holst Centre / imec the Netherlands, Netherlands
Saibal Mitra, Missouri State University, United States
Joseph Mizrahi, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Jorge E. Monzon, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina
Raimes Moraes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Raul Morais, UTAD - Escola de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Umberto Morbiducci, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Alexandru Morega, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Robert W. Newcomb, University of Maryland, United States
Mónica Oliveira, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Abraham Otero, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Spain
Gonzalo Pajares, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Danilo Pani, University of Cagliari, Italy
Sofia Panteliou, University of Patras, Greece
Kwang Suk Park, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Jürgen Popp, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
Michael R. Neuman, Michigan Technological University, United States
Dmitry Rogatkin, Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute "MONIKI" named after M.F.Vladimirskiy, Russian Federation
Seonghan Ryu, Hannam University, Korea, Republic of
Chutham Sawigun, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Thailand
Michael J. Schöning, FH Aachen, Germany
Rahamim Seliktar, Drexel University, United States
Mauro Serpelloni, University of Brescia, Italy
Sameer Sonkusale, Tufts University, United States
Paul Sotiriadis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
João Paulo Teixeira, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Bruno Wacogne, FEMTO-ST, France
Tim Wark, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
Huikai Xie, University of Florida, United States
Sen Xu, Merck & Co., Inc., United States
Wuqiang Yang, University of Mancheter, United Kingdom
Hakan Yavuz, Çukurova Üniversity, Turkey
Stefan Zappe, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Aladin Zayegh, Victoria University, Australia
Yuan-Ting Zhang, Chinese university of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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