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EMBC 2014 – Engineering in Medicine and Biology

August 26, 2014 - August 30, 2014

EMBC 2014, the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, will be held August 26-30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

The theme of EMBC 2014 is “Discovering, Innovating, and Engineering Future Biomedicine. Diverse topics will be covered ranging from cutting-edge biomedical and healthcare technology research and development, clinical applications, to biomedical education.

The conference program will consist of high-profile keynote lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions, and exhibitions. All papers will be peer reviewed; accepted full-length papers will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

Highlighted topic areas for EMBC 2014 include:

  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging & Image Processing
  • Bioinstrumentation, Biosensors, & Bio-Micro/Nano Technologies
  • Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Systems Biology, & Modeling Methodologies
  • Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems Engineering
  • Neural Engineering & Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics & Biorobotics
  • Therapeutic Systems, Devices & Technologies, & Clinical Engineering
  • Healthcare Information Systems, & Telemedicine
  • Biomedical Engineering Education

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., President, Institute for Systems Biology
  • Kristi Anseth, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Colorado
  • Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Computational Neuroscience & Health Sciences & Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Maryellen Giger, Ph.D., A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Chicago
  • John Gore, Ph.D., Director, Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University
  • Richard Hausmann, Ph.D., President & CEO, Health care Systems Global MR Business, General Electric
  • Bin He, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Engineering in Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Roger Kamm, Ph.D., Cecil & Ida Green Distinguished Professor, Biological & Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • Yongmin Kim, Ph.D., President, Pohang University of Science & Technology, Korea
  • Kam Leong, Ph.D., James B. Duke Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
  • Stephen Oesterle, M.D., Senior Vice President, Medicine & Technology, Medtronic, Inc.
  • Hunter Peckham, Ph.D., Director, Functional Electrical Stimulation Center, Case Western Reserve University

Please visit the conference website for more information and to register for EMBC 2014.


August 26, 2014
August 30, 2014
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Chicago, 60611 United States
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