Computational Biomechanics for Medicine IV: a MICCAI 2009 satellite



Final Call for Papers

Computational Biomechanics for Medicine
( , )
will be held in London on 24 September 2009, in conjunction with MICCAI 2009 ).


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 solicit papers that use methods of computational biomechanics in the
following application areas:

Medical image analysis

Image-guided surgery

Surgical simulation

Surgical intervention planning

Surgical technique development

Disease prognosis and diagnosis

Injury mechanism analysis

Surgical aid design

Artificial organs

Implant and prostheses design

Medical robotics

Tissue engineering

Understanding of embryonic development

Understanding of aging

Invited speakers:

Professor Marcus Pandy, University of Melbourne,

"Computational modeling of human gait: muscle coordination of walking and

Professor Perumal Nithiarasu, Swansea University,

"Patient-specific modelling of cardiovascular and respiratory flow problems
- challenges"


Key dates

Final deadline for paper submission: 31 May 2009

Notification of acceptance: 10 July 2009

Final version of papers submitted: 01 August 2009

Workshop: 24 September 2009



Karol Miller, The University of Western Australia,

Poul M.F. Nielsen, University of Auckland

Karol Miller, Dr habil.

Winthrop Professor of Applied Mechanics

Director, Intelligent Systems for Medicine Lab.

Deputy Chair of Mechatronics

School of Mechanical Engineering

The University of Western Australia

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley WA 6009, AUSTRALIA

Phone: + (61) 8 6488 8545

Fax: + (61) 8 6488 1024


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