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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
  • Rehabilitation Technology

BIOSTEC KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Erik MeijeringErasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Lionel PazartTech4Health/ F-CRIN, Inserm, CHU Besançon, France
David RoseMIT Media Lab, United States

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).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book .
A short list of papers presented at the conference will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of the Journal Systems Biomedicine.
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 8813
e-mail: biodevices.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.biodevices.biostec.org/

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon University, Portugal
Hugo GamboaLIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Dirk EliasUniversity of Porto / Fraunhofer, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

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

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Elli Angelopoulou, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Nizametin Aydin, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Mohammed Bakr, CCIT-AASTMT, Egypt
Steve Beeby, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Jan Cabri, LIROMS - Luxembourg Institute of Research in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Science, Luxembourg
Wenxi Chen, The University of Aizu, Japan
James Conrad, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Albert Cook, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
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
Juan Carlos Garcia, University of Alcala, Spain
Miguel García Gonzalez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Javier Garcia-Casado, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Xiyi Hang, California State University, United States
Hans Hartnagel, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Toshiyuki Horiuchi, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Leonid Hrebien, Drexel University, United States
Sandeep Jha, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Michael Kraft, University of Liege, Belgium
Ondrej Krejcar, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Chwee Lim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anita Lloyd Spetz, Linköpings Universitet, Sweden
Mai Mabrouk, Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt
Jarmo Malinen, Aalto University, Finland
Dan Mandru, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
Joaquim Mendes, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Saibal Mitra, Missouri State University, United States
Joseph Mizrahi, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Jorge Monzon, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina
Raimes Moraes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Raul Morais, UTAD - Escola de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
Alexandru Morega, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Michael Neuman, Michigan Technological University, United States
Robert 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
Sofia Panteliou, University of Patras, Greece
Nathalia Peixoto, Neural Engineering Lab, George Mason University, United States
Marek Penhaker, VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Mark Reed, Yale University, United States
Dmitry Rogatkin, Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute "MONIKI" named after M.F.Vladimirskiy, Russian Federation
Wim Rutten, University of Twente, Netherlands
Seonghan Ryu, Hannam University, Korea, Republic of
Chutham Sawigun, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Thailand
Michael Schöning, FH Aachen, Germany
Rahamim Seliktar, Drexel University, United States
Mauro Serpelloni, University of Brescia, Italy
João Teixeira, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Egon L. van den Broek, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Renato Varoto, University of Campinas, Brazil
Pedro Vieira, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Bruno Wacogne, FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS 6174, France
Xintong Wang, Vanderbilt University, United States
Huikai Xie, University of Florida, United States
Hakan Yavuz, Çukurova Üniversity, Turkey
Stefan Zappe, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Aladin Zayegh, Victoria University, Australia

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