Annual Symposium of International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

September 30, 2021

(Zoom link to be announced prior to conference)


08:50-09:00
Welcome Remarks

Bin He, PhD, IAMBE

Trustee Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Symposium Chair, and 2018-2021 Chair, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering


09:00-10:30
Session I: Medical Imaging and Health Engineering

Moderator: Zhi-Pei Liang, PhD, IAMBE

Franklin W. Woeltge Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Chair-Elect, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering


09:00-09:30
Using MRI to Assess Neurovascular Health and Disease

Peter Jezzard, PhD, IAMBE

Herbert Dunhill Professor of Neuroimaging, University of Oxford

Editor-in-Chief, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine


09:30-10:00
Cardiovascular Health Engineering: Wearable SUPER-MINDS for Combating CVD and COVID

Yuan-Ting Zhang, PhD, IAMBE

Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering


10:00-10:30
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Radiology

Daniel Ruchert, PhD, IAMBE, FREng

Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Artificial Intelligence, Technical University of Munich

Professor of Visual Information Processing, Imperial College London


10:30-11:30
IAMBE General Assembly (IAMBE Fellows only by separate Zoom meeting)


11:30-12:30
Lunch Break


12:30-13:30
Session II: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Moderator: Tejal Desai, PhD, IAMBE

Ernest L. Prien Professor and Chair Department of Bioengineering, University of California at San Francisco

President, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering


12:30-13:00
Addressing Key Biological Barriers for Delivering mRNA, SiRNA and Antitumor Chemotherapeutic Agents in Health Disparities Populations

Nicholas Peppas, PhD, IAMBE, NAE, NAM

Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Director, Institute for Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine

University of Texas at Austin


13:00-13:30
Cell-Material Interactions and Women’s Health

Joyce Wong, PhD, IAMBE

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

President-Elect, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering


13:30-14:30
Session III: Neural Engineering

Moderator: Bin He, PhD, IAMBE

Trustee Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

2018-2021 Chair, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering


13:30-14:00
Signal Processing Challenges in Inferring Brain States

Emery Brown, PhD, IAMBE, NAE, NAM, NAS

Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and of Computational Neuroscience, MIT

Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Director, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program, MIT


14:00-14:30
Modeling Brain Dynamics: Where are we now?

Jose Principle, PhD, IAMBE

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida


14:30-15:30
Session IV: Biomedical Engineering Systems

Moderator: Nitish Thakor, PhD, IAMBE

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Vice President-Elect, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society


14:30-15:00
Engineering the Artificial Pancreas

Frank Doyle, PhD, IAMBE, NAE

John A. Paulson Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University


15:00-15:30
Microbiomedical Implants for Blindness-causing Eye Diseases

Yu-Chong Tai, PhD, IAMBE, NAE

Anna L. Rosen Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering, Executive Officer, Department of Medical Engineering, Caltech


15:30-15:45
Coffee Break


15:45-16:45
Session V: AI and Biomedical Computation

Moderator: Metin Akay, PhD, IAMBE

John S Dunn Endowed Chair Professor and Chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston

2021-2024 Chair, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

President, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society


15:45-16:15
AI-Enabled Personalized Computational Cardiology

Natalia Trayanova, PhD, IAMBE

Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University


16:15-16:45
Integrating BHI and AI for Combating Pandemics

May Wang, PhD, IAMBE

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Georgia Tech


16:45-17:00
Concluding Remarks

Metin Akay, PhD, IAMBE

John S Dunn Endowed Chair Professor and Chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston

2021-2024 Chair, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

President, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

 

 

 

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