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01-20-1994, 08:55 AM
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CALL FOR PAPERS

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Bioengineering Division
The International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
ASME Winter Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL
November 6-11, 1994

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The Bioengineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical
Engineers will be pleased to receive original abstracts in all areas
of bioengineering for publication and presentation at The 1994
International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition" - ASME
Winter Annual Meeting. The Highlight Topic of the meeting is
"Material Technologies for the 21st Century". Submissions of
abstracts in this or any area of bioengineering are encouraged. The
Bioengineering Division will be organizing special sessions, several
of which are described below.

SOLID MECHANICS

Topics include: Synthetic Materials for Soft Tissue Replacement,
Joint Replacement Materials, Biomimetics, Cardiovascular Mechanics,
and Multi-Body Dynamics of Biosystems.

FLUID MECHANICS

Topics include: Computational Fluid Mechanics, Microcirculation,
Fluid Mechanics and Cells, Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics: The
Industry Perspective, and Doppler Ultrasound. In addition,
general fluid mechanics studies of the cardiovascular, respiratory,
and other organ systems are requested.

HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER

Topics include: Biomaterials and Polymers, Biomaterial Processing at
Extreme Temperatures, Clinical Aspects of Bio-Heat and Mass Transfer
Processes, and General Topics in Bio-Heat and Mass Transfer.

DESIGN/REHABILITATION

Topics include: Artificial Heart Design, Design of Surrogate
Devices and Materials for In-Vivo and Animal Experimentation,
Assistive Devices for the Disabled, Materials for Orthopaedic
Implant Design, Design of Apparatus for Joint Biomechanics Research.

Abstracts are not to exceed two (2) pages (1 page of text and 1 page
of tables and figures are recommended), and are to be prepared and
submitted following instructions in the abstract preparation
instruction kit. Information and abstract preparation instruction
kits can be obtained from:

Michael J. Askew, Ph.D.
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory
Summa Health System
Akron City Hospital
525 East Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44309-2090
(216) 375-3833
FAX: (216) 375-3978

DEADLINE DATES MARCH 15, 1994 SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
JUNE 1, 1994 NOTIFICATION OF AUTHORS