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MICCAI Computational Biomechanics for Medicine (CBM) XVI Workshop. Strasbourg: Sepetmber 27 or October 01: Call for Papers (submission deadline: June 21, 2021)

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  • MICCAI Computational Biomechanics for Medicine (CBM) XVI Workshop. Strasbourg: Sepetmber 27 or October 01: Call for Papers (submission deadline: June 21, 2021)

    Computational Biomechanics for Medicine XVI

    A MICCAI 2021 Workshop, Strasbourg, France, September 27 or October 1, 2021
    (the exact date will be announced soon)

    Paper submission deadline: June 21, 2021


    Poul M.F. Nielsen, The University of Auckland,

    Martyn Nash, The University of Auckland,

    Karol Miller, The University of Western Australia,

    Adam Wittek, The University of Western Australia,

    Xinshan Li, The University of Sheffield,


    Mathematical modelling and computer simulation have had a profound impact on science and proved tremendously successful in engineering. One of the greatest challenges for mechanists is to extend the success of computational mechanics beyond traditional engineering, in particular to medicine and biomedical sciences. The Computational Biomechanics for Medicine workshops provide an opportunity for researchers to present and exchange ideas on applying their techniques to computer-integrated medicine, which includes MICCAI topics of Medical Image Computing, Computer-Aided Modeling and Evaluation of Surgical Procedures, and Imaging, Analysis Methods for Image Guided Therapies, Computational Physiology, and Medical Robotics. For example, continuum mechanics models provide a rational basis for analysing medical images by constraining the solution to biologically plausible motions and processes. Biomechanical modelling can also provide clinically important information about the physical status of the underlying biology, integrating information across molecular, tissue, organ, and organism scales.

    The main goal of this workshop is to showcase the clinical and scientific utility of computational biomechanics in computer-integrated medicine.


    The following computational mechanics disciplines will be included:
    1. Computational solid mechanics
    2. Computational multibody systems kinematics and dynamics
    3. Computational fluid mechanics
    4. Computational thermodynamics (e.g. heat transfer, radiation)
    We will call for papers in the following areas of application of computational biomechanics and continuum modelling:
    • Biomechanics for medical image analysis
    • Biomechanics software and user interfaces
    • Computational anatomy and physiology
    • Development and aging
    • Disease prognosis and diagnosis
    • Image-guided interventions, surgery and therapies
    • Implant and prostheses design
    • Injury mechanism analysis
    • Medical robotics and haptics
    • Modelling artificial organs
    • Relating medical imaging and biomechanics-related biomarkers
    • Surgical planning and simulation
    • Surgical skill and work flow analysis
    • Surgical technique development
    • Tissue engineering and biomechanics

    Submissions should include CBM XVI in the subject line and the author's first name and family name in the filename. Papers should be emailed (in .pdf format) to Prof. Karol Miller: Full workshop papers will be carefully refereed.