7th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterial and Tissue

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Abstract Submission Deadline: 16 June 2017

Abstracts are now invited on the following topics. They should be submitted using the online abstract submission system.

Conference Topics

Materials development and analysis

  • New concepts for implant materials (structural, neural implants, soft and hard tissue replacement)
  • Measurement methods for mechanical properties, biocompatibility, tribology and haptics
  • Microstructure-property relationships for biological and implant materials
  • Advanced characterization methods (in-situ and liquid cell TEM, synchrotron methods, small angle scattering)
  • Micromechanics of biological materials (bone, cartilage, tissue, arteries, teeth)

Modeling and simulation of biomaterials and tissues

  • Multiscale modelling and simulation of tissue mechanical properties
  • Modeling of soft tissue, hydrogels, and interpenetrating networks
  • Skin mechanics, haptics and tactile response
  • Simulation and optimization of implant materials
  • Modeling of cell-material interactions, uptake and toxicological response

Biological and biomedical functions

  • New materials concepts for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering
  • Quantification of cell dynamics, adhesion and proliferation
  • Advanced imaging methods of biological surfaces and cell components
  • In vivo studies of implant performance, implications for surgical procedures
  • Dynamic biomaterials, self-organization and responsiveness
  • Mechanobiology, sensing and actuation

Concepts and applications of bioinspired designs

  • Biological inspiration, biomimetic materials and biomimicry (adhesion, wetting, non-fouling, anti-icing, aerodynamics)
  • Hierarchical structure formation and surface patterning and functionalization (multifunctional material concepts, drug release strategies)
  • Reliability and performance limits of bioinspired solutions, sustainability and efficiency improvement
  • Bioinspired concepts in applications, prototypes and commercialization

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