Plenary and Keynote Speakers
9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems (ICBES’22)
We are pleased to announce our plenary and keynote speakers for the 9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems (ICBES’22):
Dr. Roger Narayan
University of North Carolina, USA
Dr. Roger Narayan is a Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. He is an author of over two hundred publications as well as several book chapters on processing of biomedical materials. He currently serves as an editorial board member for several academic journals, including as associate editor of Applied Physics Reviews (AIP Publishing). Dr. Narayan has also edited several books, including the textbook Biomedical Materials, Second Edition (Springer), the handbook Materials for Medical Devices (ASM International), and the Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering (Elsevier). He has previously served as director of the TMS Functional Materials Division, the ASM International Emerging Technologies Awareness Committee, and the American Ceramic Society Bioceramics Division. As the 2016-7 ASME Swanson Fellow, Dr. Narayan worked with America Makes, the US national additive manufacturing institute, on several activities to disseminate additive manufacturing technology, including the development of an workforce/education/outreach roadmap for additive manufacturing, and the development of a repository containing educational materials related to additive manufacturing. Dr. Narayan has received several honors for his research activities, including the NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award, the University of North Carolina Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine, the National Science Faculty Early Career Development Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and the American Ceramic Society Richard M. Fulrath Award. He has been elected as Fellow of AAAS, ASME, ASM International, AIMBE, and American Ceramic Society.
Topic of Plenary: Additive Manufacturing of Active Medical Devices
Dr. Geng Yang
Zhejiang University, China
Dr. Geng Yang received the B.Eng. and the M.Sc. degree from Zhejiang University (ZJU), and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Systems from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. Currently, he is a Professor with the School of Mechanical Engineering, ZJU. His research interests include flexible and stretchable electronics, low-power biomedical microsystem, human-robot interface and interaction. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS (IEEE JBHI) and BIO-DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING (BDM). He also served as a guest editor of IEEE REVIEWS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (IEEE RBME).
Topic of Keynote: Bionic Skin and Collaborative Robots in the context of Healthcare 4.0