COMMITTEES

Conference Committees Chairs
EMBS Conference Chair: Kenji Sunagawa, Kyushu University, Japan
JSMBE Conference Chair: Masaaki Makikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
EMBS Conference Co-Chair: Christian Roux, Telecom Bretagne, France
JSMBE Conference Co-Chair: Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan
Masaki Yoshida, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Program Chair: Toshiyo Tamura, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Program Co-Chair: Nigel Lovell, University of New South Wales, Australia
Conference Advisory Board Chair: Fumihiko Kajiya, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Japan
International Program Chair: Yuan Ting Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Medical Advisory Board Chair: Masatsugu Hori, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan
Local Program Chair: Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan
Finance Chair: Kenji Sunagawa, Kyushu University, Japan
Corporate Partnerships Chair: Kunihiro Chihara, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Exhibits Chair: Masaaki Makikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Tutorials, Workshops and MiniSymposia Chair: Atam Dhawan, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Local Arrangement Chair: Osamu Oshiro, Osaka University, Japan
Webmaster: Masayuki Nambu, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
Publication Committee Chair: Yoshitaka Hirooka, Kyushu University, Japan
International Program Committee
  • Yuan Ting Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China (Chair)
  • Metin Akay, University of Huston, USA (Co-Chair)
  • Hasan Al-Nashash, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Ricardo Armentano, Favaloro University, Argentina
  • Sergio Cerutti, Politecnico de Milano, Italy
  • Nick Chbat, Philips Research NA, USA
  • Shaun Cloherty, National Vision Research Institute, Australian College of optometry, Australia
  • Semahat Demir, National Science Foundation, USA
  • Martha Zequera Diaz, Pontifica Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
  • Dominique Durand, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • James Goh, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Bin He, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Peter Hunter, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Fatimah Ibrahim, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Christopher James, University of Southampton, UK
  • Yasemin Kahya, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • Michael Khoo, University of Southern California, USA
  • Yongmin Kim, Pohang University, Korea
  • Ilkka Korhonen, Consultant, Finland
  • Carolyn McGregor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Mike McShane, University of Texas, A&M, USA
  • Laura Roa, University of Seville, Spain
  • Justin Sanchez, University of Miami, USA
  • Jackrit Suthakom, Mahido University, Thailand
  • Eung Je Woo, Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • Lisa Xu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Iris Yan, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Conference Editorial Board (PDF document)

Medical Advisory Board
  • Masatsugu Hori, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan(Chair)
  • Keiichi Fukuda, Keio University, Japan
  • Makoto Hashizume, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Jitsuo Higaki, Ehime University, Japan
  • Hiroshi Honda, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Yoshio Ishoda, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Japan
  • Mitsuaki Isobe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  • Yukihide Iwamoto, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Fumihiko Kajiya, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Japan
  • Kazuomi Kario, Jichi Medical University, Japan
  • Issei Komuro, Osaka University, Japan
  • Tohru Masuyama, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
  • Shinichi Momomura, Saitama Medical Center Jichi Medical University, Japan
  • Toyoaki Murohara, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Ryozo Nagai, Jichi Medical University, Japan
  • Ken Okumura, Hirosaki University, Japan
  • Minoru Ono, Tokyo University, Japan
  • Yoshihiko Saito, Nara Medical University, Japan
  • Ryuzo Sakata, Kyoto University, Japan
  • YoshikiSawa, Osaka University, Japan
  • Kazuyuki Shimada, Oyama Municipal Hospital, Japan
  • Kazuaki Shimamoto, Sapporo Medical University, Japan
  • Kenji Shigemi, Fukui University, Japan
  • Seiryo Sugiura, Tokyo University, Japan
  • Masao Tanaka, Kyushu University, Japan
  • TamioTeramoto, Teikyo University, Japan
  • Ryuji Tominaga, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Hiroyuki Tsutsui, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Akira Yamashina, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
  • Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Tottori University, Japan
Local Program Committee
  • Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan (Chair)
  • Taiji Adachi, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Tsutomu Araki, Osaka University, Japan
  • Kunihiro Chihara, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
  • Yutaka Fukuoka, Kogakuin University, Japan
  • Hiroshi Hagiwara, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Tomomi Ide, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Keiji Iramina, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Yuichi Kimura, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
  • Takuya Kishi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Tomohiro Kuroda, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Masaaki Makikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Tetsuya Matsuda, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Ken'ichi Morooka, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Masayuki Nambu, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
  • Makoto Nokata, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Taishin Nomura, Osaka University, Japan
  • Shima Okada, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Osamu Oshiro, Osaka University, Japan
  • Tsuyoshi Shiina, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Naozo Sugimoto, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Kenji Sunagawa, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Toshiyo Tamura, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
  • Akinori Ueno, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
  • Shigeo Wada, Osaka University, Japan
  • Yoshiharu Yamamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Hisashi Yoshida, Kinki University, Japan
  • Masaki Yoshida, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
  • Yukihisa Namiki, World Intellectual Property Holdings, Inc., Japan
Finance Committee
  • Kenji Sunagawa, Kyushu University, Japan (Chair)
  • Kunihiro Chihara, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan
  • Masaaki Makikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan
Corporate Partnership Committee
  • Kunihiro Chihara, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan (Chair)
  • Masakatsu Fujie, Waseda University, Japan
  • Koji Ikuta, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Masaaki Makikawa, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  • Ken Masamune, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Ichiro Sakuma, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Shinji Yamamori, Nihon Kohden Corporation, Japan
Publication Committee
  • Yoshitaka Hirooka, Kyushu University, Japan (Chair)
  • Tomomi Ide, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Takuya Kishi, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan

As of October 10, 2012