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04-08-2003, 10:51 AM
Final Announcement
ICMMB-13: XIII International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology

November 12-15, 2003
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan


On behalf of the organizing committee, I extend an invitation to you to
attend ICMMB-13, the XIII International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine
and Biology. As you know, Taiwan is named as Green Silicon Island. That is,
high-tech computer and micro chip industries are powerfully developed here.
Formosa, another name depicted Taiwan exhibits how beautiful this island is.
The National Cheng Kung University is a well-known institute in the world
because of its outstanding academic education and high level training in
engineering as well as excellent research and development in applied
technology and basic science.
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The ICMMB-13 is an academic event presenting an interdisciplinary forum of
engineering, medicine and biology. The congress will consist of plenary
lectures, tutorial lectures, keynote/invited lectures, symposia and free
communication, covering all fields of biomechanics with emphasis in tissue
engineering and cell/molecular mechanics.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (Details to follow)

OPENING LECTURE
Professor Yuan-Cheng Fung, the father of biomechanics
"New Beginnings in Biomechanics".

PLENARY SPEAKERS
Shu Chien, USA
Biomechanical and Molecular Bases of Cell Migration
Rik Huiskes, The Netherlands
Mechanical Forces, Maintenance and Adaptation of Form in Trabecular Bone
Savio L.-Y. Woo, USA

INVITED SPEAKERS
Kai-Nan An, USA
"Biomechanics of the Rotator Cuff"
Chuang-Show Chen, Taiwan
"Biomechanical Study of a New Training Method for Power and Strength"
Toshiaki Hara, Japan
"Stress Analysis on Coronary Vessel Prior and Post Implantation of an
Intracoronary Device"
Fumihiho Kajiya, Japan
"Physiomic Approach to Cardiovascular Biomechanics"
T.K. Karalis, Greece
"Modelling Prostate Swelling and Shrinkage"
Giovanni Palloti, Italy
"Biomechanics of Soft Tissues of Great Vessels - Theoretical Problem and
Clinical Applications"
Takami Yamaguchi, Japan
"Computational Biomechanics for Clinical Cardiovascular Medicine"
Wen-Jei Yang, USA
"A Novel Flow-Induced Mixing Type Bubble Oxygenator"

Highlights of the Scientific Program:
Each day of the conference will feature a symposium on a special
topic as well as free papers and poster displays.

Call for Abstracts:
Animation
Biofluid Dynamics
Bioheat/Mass Transfer
Biomaterials & Medical Devices
Biorhelogy
Bone Structure/Remodeling
Cardiovascular Biomechanics
Cell Mechanics/Engineering
Clinical Biomechanics
Dental Biomechanics
Ergonomics
Gait & Locomotion
Hearing Mechanics
Hemodynamics
Human Movement
Injury Biomechanics
Joint Mechanics
Medical Vision and Optometry
Microcirculation
Modeling Techniques
Molecular Biomechanics
Motor Control
Muscle Mechanics
Neuromuscular Mechanics
Oculomotor Mechanics
Orthopaedics
Rehabilitation
Respiratory Biomechanics
Spine Biomechanics
Sports Biomechanics
Sports Engineering
Tissue Mechanics/Engineering

Abstract Submission:
The abstract file, based on this format guideline, and the abstract
submitting form with the corresponding author, and the presenting author
information, should be submitted by
E-mail (both files within one email) to the following address:
icmmb13@email.ncku.edu.tw
or
Disk submission by regular mail:
Congress Secretariat
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan 701

Registration Fees:
Before August 30, 2003 On August 30,
2003 and after
RegularNT$ 10,500 (US$300) NT$ 12,250 (US$350)

Student (Full-time)NT$ 3,500 (US$100) NT$ 5,250 (US$150)
Accompanying Person NT$ 3,000 (US$85) NT$ 3,000 (US$85)


The fee will include a copy of the proceedings on disc, daily lunch, the
welcome reception, and the closing banquet.

Important Dates:
Submission of abstract: April 30, 2003
Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2003
Early registration due: August 30, 2003
Submission of full paper: August 30, 2003
Congress dates: November 12-15, 2003

For more information
Visit the conference website:
http://www.ncku.edu.tw/~ICMMB

Fong-Chin Su, Ph.D.,
Chairman of the ICMMB-13 Organizing Committee
President of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics
Chairman of Institute of Biomedical of Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, TAIWAN

Secretariat
Chih-Han Chang
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan 701
TEL: +886-6-2760665
FAX: +886-6-2343270
E-mail: icmmb13@email.ncku.edu.tw

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