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alennon68
09-08-2006, 12:50 AM
First announcement and call for papers.

European Society of Biomechanics Workshop 2007
Finite Element Modelling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology


DATES: Sunday 26th August to Tuesday 28th August 2007
VENUE: Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
WEBSITE: http://www.tcd.ie/bioengineering/esb2007/


AIM AND SCOPE

The Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College Dublin, will host the
2007 European Society of Biomechanics thematic workshop on Finite Element
Modelling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology.
The workshop will be structured around three main application domains, each
with two subtopics:

Application of FEM to tissues and implants
* Tissue mechanics (e.g. constitutive modelling of soft and hard tissues)
* Implants and medical devices

Advanced Applications
* High-Resolution FE
* Patient-Specific FE

Using FEM in Mechanobiology
* Bone Remodelling
* Tissue Differentiation


FORMAT

The workshop aims to provide students and interested researchers with an
introduction to the application of the finite element method to biomechanics.
It will combine a mixture of tutorial and state-of-the-art review lectures by
leading researchers in each application domain along with the opportunity for
research students to present their work in free papers. Furthermore, it is
intended that special informal mentoring sessions will be held after the free
papers in which students can seek advice from the leading researchers in
their field of study.

SUBMISSION & REGISTRATION DEADLINES –

* Abstract Submission: by 30th April 2007
* Registration Form: by 30th June 2007
* Payment of Registration fee: by 30th June 2007

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
* Prof. Patrick Prendergast (Chair)
* Dr. Alex Lennon (Programme Chair)
* Dr. Danny Kelly
* Dr. Ciaran Simms
* Dr. Caitriona Lally
* Ms. Sheena Brown (Executive Secretary)

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
* Dr. Alex Lennon (Chair), Trinity College Dublin
* Prof. Cecil Armstrong, Queen's University of Belfast
* Dr. David FitzPatrick, University College Dublin
* Prof. John Fitzpatrick, Trinity College Dublin
* Prof. Michael Gilchrist, University College Dublin
* Dr. Danny Kelly, Trinity College Dublin
* Dr. Caitriona Lally, Dublin City University
* Prof. Peter McHugh, National University of Ireland, Galway
* Dr. Tim McGloughlin, University of Limerick
* Prof. Patrick Prendergast, Trinity College Dublin
* Dr. Ciaran Simms, Trinity College Dublin
* Prof. David Taylor, Trinity College Dublin

CONTACT:
Sheena Brown
Trinity Centre for Bioengineering,
School of Engineering,
Parsons Building,
Trinity College,
Dublin 2,
Ireland

Tel: +353-1 -6083393
Fax: +353-1-6795554
Email: brownsh@tcd.ie