THEMES

  1. 1. Biomedical Signal Processing Chairs:

    Riccardo Barbieri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Sergio Cerutti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Yoshiharu Yamamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Kazuo Yana, Hosei University, Japan
    Hisashi Yoshida, Kinki University, Japan

  2. 2. Biomedical Imaging & Image Processing Chairs:

    Andrew Laine, Columbia University, USA
    Laura Astolfi, University of Rome Sapienza, Italy
    Yuichi Kimura, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
    Tsutomu Araki, Osaka University, Japan
    Jim X Ji,Texas A&M University, TX, USA

  3. 3. Bioinstrumentation: Sensors, Micro, Nano and Wearable Technologies Chairs:

    Emil Jovanov, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
    Naozo Sugimoto, Kyoto University, Japan
    Tsuyoshi Shiina, Kyoto University, Japan

  4. 4. Bioinformatics, Computational Biology; Systems Biology, Modeling Methodologies Chairs:

    May D. Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Taishin Nomura, Osaka University, Japan

  5. 5. Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems Engineering Chairs:

    Masaru Sugimachi, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Japan
    Michael Khoo, University of Southern California, USA

  6. 6. Neural Engineering, Neuromuscular Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering Chairs:

    Metin Akay, University of Houston, USA
    Masaki Yoshida, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan

  7. 7. Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials Chair:

    Taiji Adachi, Kyoto University, Japan
    Ali Khademhosseini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

  8. 8. Bio-Robotics, Surgical Planning and Biomechanics Chairs:

    Silvestro Micera, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
    James Patton, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Makoto Nokata, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

  9. 9. Therapeutic & Diagnostic Systems, Devices and Technologies, Clinical Engineering Chairs:

    Nicolas Chbat, Philips Research North America, USA
    Dorin Panescu, Intuitive Surgical, Inc., USA
    Tetsuya Matsuda, Kyoto University, Japan

  10. 10. Healthcare Information Systems, Telemedicine Chairs:

    Kwang S. Park, Seoul National University, Korea
    Julien Penders, Imec, Netherlands
    Tomohiro Kuroda, Kyoto University, Japan

  11. 11. Biomedical Engineering Education and Society Chairs:

    Hiroshi Hagiwara, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
    Matthias Reumann, IBM Australia, Australia
    Martha Zequera Diaz, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Columbia
    Koichi Umimoto, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan

  12. 12. Healthcare Technologies in Major Disasters Chairs:

    Makoto Yoshizawa, Tohoku University, Japan
    Tomoyuki Yambe, Tohoku University, Japan