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    APB2005 - The Second Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics
    Taipei, Taiwan, 2005 11/23, 24, 25

    Call for paper: deadline June 30 2005

    *** The program is now available at***

    Dear colleague,

    You are cordially invited to submit your papers of research and work to APB2005, The Second Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics that will take place at Taipei, Taiwan, from November 23 to November 25, 2005. For details and submission information, please visit the conference Web-site:

    The scientific program includes the following invited talks:

    1. Masao Tanaka, Osaka University, Japan

    2. Takami Yamaguchi MD PhD
    Tohoku University, Grad. Sch. Eng.
    Topics: Computational Modeling and Mechanical Analysis of the Cardiovascular System for Clinical Application

    3. Arthur F.T. Mak, Ph.D.
    Chair Professor of Rehabilitation Engineering & Head, Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Centre, B.Sc. (Illinois), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Northwestern)

    4. James Guo, Ph.D. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore
    Topics: Biomechanical aspects of ligament and tendon tissue engineering

    5. Edmund YS Chao, Ph.D.
    Topics: 1. How to determine muscle and joint loading under activities? Using VIMS (Virtual Interactive Musculoskeletal System) technology. 2. How to seek for research funding and grant proposal preparation.

    6. Fong-Chin Su, Ph.D. National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
    Topics: Biomechanics of Wrist and Hand

    7. Cheng-Kung Chen, Ph.D. National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
    Topics: Biomechanical Analysis of Posterior Stablized Total Knee Prosthesis

    Special Symposium on "Biomechanics at micro- and nanoscale levels"
    organizer, Dr. Hiroshi Wada.

    1. Cell mechanics: organizer, Dr. Kazuo Tanishita
    2. Cell response to mechanical stimulation: organizer, Dr. Masaaki Sato
    3. Tissue engineering: organizer, Dr. Takashi Ushida
    4. Computational biomechanics: organizer, Dr. Takami Yamaguchi

    Special Symposium on "Rehabilitation and Sports Biomechanics"
    Organizer: Tzyy-Yuang Shiang

    Speaker 1. Tung-Wu Lu
    Speaker 2. Shun-Hwa Wei

    There will be oral sessions and poster presentations addressing the
    following topics:

    Biofluid Dynamics
    Bioheat/Mass Transfer
    Biomaterials & Medical Devices
    Bone Structure/Remodeling
    Cardiovascular Biomechanics
    Cell Mechanics/Engineering
    Clinical Biomechanics
    Dental Biomechanics
    Gait & Locomotion
    Hearing Mechanics
    Human Movement
    Injury Biomechanics
    Joint Mechanics
    Medical Vision and Optometry
    Microelectromechanical Systems
    Modeling Techniques
    Molecular Biomechanics
    Muscle Mechanics
    Neuromuscular Mechanics
    Oculomotor Mechanics
    Respiratory Biomechanics
    Spine Biomechanics
    Sports Biomechanics
    Tissue Mechanics/Engineering

    Yours sincerely,

    Secretary General, APB2005

    Jaw-Lin Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor
    #1, Section 1, Jen-Ai Road
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering
    Collage of Engineering & Collage of Medicine
    National Taiwan University
    Taipei, 100, Taiwan, ROC

    Phone: 886-2-3366-5269
    Mobile: 886-922-782-216
    Fax: 886-2-2368-7573