7th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterial and Tissue


Conference deadlines

Abstract submission deadline – 21 June 2019

Author registration & Early bird deadline – 20 September 2019


This conference is organised by Elsevier.


Conference Chair

Jamie J. Kruzic

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Professor Jay Kruzic is Deputy Head of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.

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Conference Co-Chairs

Markus Buehler

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Markus J. Buehler is the McAfee Professor of Engineering at MIT, and Editor in Chief of the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. In his research, Buehler pursues new modeling, design and manufacturing approaches for advanced biomaterials that offer greater resilience and a wide range of controllable properties from the nano to the macroscale.

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Po-Yu Chen

National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Professor Po-Yu Chen is Vice Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Ulrike G.K. Wegst

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

Professor Ulrike Wegst is an Associate Professor of Engineering at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA. Her interests include the hierarchical structure and mechanical performance of natural materials, and the synthesis of multifunctional materials inspired by these.

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Scientific Committee

Eduard Artz, Leibniz Institute for New Materials and Saarland University, Germany
Francois Barthelat, McGill University, Canada
Horacio Espinosa, Northwestern University, USA
Kalpana S. Katti, North Dakota State University, USA
Ellen Kuhl, Stanford University, USA
C. T. Lim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Joanna McKittrick, University of California, San Diego, USA
Marc Andre Meyers , UC San Diego, USA
Nicola Pugno, Univeristy of Trento, Italy
Robert O. Ritchie, University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Hannes C. Schniepp, The College of William & Mary, USA
Thomas Speck, Universität Freiburg, Germany
André Studart, ETH, Switzerland
David Taylor, Trinity College, Ireland
Ali Gilles Tchenguise Miserez Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Pekka Vallittu, University of Turko, Finland
H. Daniel Wagner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Anthony Weiss, The University of Sydney, Australia