Keynote Speakers


Sheng-Fu Liang
Vice, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Director, Institute of Medical Informatics
National Cheng-Kung University
Research Areas:
• Intelligent Technology and its Applications
• Neurocognitive Brain Computer Interface
• Biomedical Signal Processing
• Portable Embedded Systems
• Multimedia Signals and Systems
Xingde Li
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, SOM
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, WSE
Professor, Oncology, SOM
Johns Hopkins University
Fellow of OSA, SPIE and AIMBE
Research Areas:
• Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
• Multiphoton Endomicroscopy
• Label-free Mass-spectrometry Imaging (MSI)
• NIR Fluorescence Imaging
• Functional Nanocapsules and Nanoparticles for Molecular Imaging
• Noninvasive Cancer Detection, Infection and Inflammation Detection, Preterm Birth Assessment, Wound Healing Imaging and Surgical Guidance
• In vivo Cellular Metabolism Imaging, Brain Function Imaging
Zhen Xu
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Research Areas:
• Biomedical Imaging
• Biomedical Imaging and Optics
• Biomedical Ultrasonics and Image-Guided Therapy
Dean Ho
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore
Director - SINAPSE
Provost’s Chair Professor at National University of Singapore (BIGHEART Faculty)
Joint appointment with Department of Pharmacology
Co-Founder, Biotic Laboratories, Inc
Research Areas:
• Personalized medicine technologies
• Development of nanodiamond platforms for drug delivery
Yu Hanry
Professor of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Director of NUHS Research Core Facilities on Confocal Microscopy Unit & Flow Cytometry Laboratory, National University Health System
Group Leader, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, A*STAR
Principal Investigator, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore
Visiting Professor, Gastroenterology Department, Nanfang hospital, Southern Medical University, China
Research Areas:
Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratory translates the latest biological and engineering knowledge into innovative technologies for diagnostics, therapeutics and drug testing applications in pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
Yadong Wang
McAdam Family Foundation Professor of Heart Assist Technology
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Research Areas:
• Biomaterials
• drug delivery and nanomedicine
• artery tissue engineering
Hong Chen
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Research Areas:
• Delivery cancer drugs across biological barriers by ultrasound mechanical effect
• Controlled cancer drug release by ultrasound thermal effect
• HIFU Mild-Hyperthermia for Radiaosensitization
Ming Zhang
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Research Areas:
• biomechanics of musculoskeletal system and body support
• computational Biomechanics
• prosthetics and orthotics bioengineering
• foot biomechanics and footwear design
• skin and soft tissue mechanics
• skin friction
• human motion analysis
• biomechanics of biological tissues and biomaterials
• bone and joint biomechanics
• implant design
Shanbao Tong
Professor, Associate Dean
School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Research Areas:
• Neural signal processing
• Laser speckle imaging
• Cognitive neural engineering.
Song Li
Chancellor Professor and Department Chair
Department of Bioengineering
Department of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Research Areas:
• Stem Cell Engineering
• Tissue Engineering and Vascular Remodeling
• Mechanobiology/Mechanotransduction
Jaw-Lin Wang
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Vice director, Research and Development Center for Medical Devices
National Taiwan University
Research Areas:
• Spine Biomechanics
• Orthopedic Surgery Instrument and Implantation
• Computer Aided Surgery Technology
• Medical Imaging Processing and Analysis
Sung-Jan Lin
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Research Areas:
• Bioengineering for hair follicle regeneration
• Cyclic hair follicle regeneration and stem cell regulation
• Clinical organ damage and regeneration
• Pigment loss and regeneration
Chi-Kuang Sun
Life Distinguished Professor in the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Medicine at National Taiwan University
Research Areas:
• Studies on femtosecond optics and femtosecond fiber optics.
• Millimeter wave photonics.
• Ultrafast phenomena and nonlinear optics study on optoelectronic semiconductors, including the carriers dynamics on novel nano-structures, nitride based semiconductors, and II-VI semiconductors.
• Ultrafast optoelectronic device study.
• Nano-ultrasonics and femto-ultrasonics imaging.
• Nano-acoustics, including nano-phononic bandgap materials, nano-acoustic waveguides, nano-acoustic oscillators, nano-acoustic meta materials.
• Nano-particle-based photo-acoustic imaging
Chen-Yuan Dong
Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University
Research Areas:
• Second order susceptibility microscopy
• Femtosecond laser ablation
• Nanoparticle transport in biological systems
• Intravital hepatobiliary metabolism
• Skin photoaging
• Corneal disease
Ruey-Feng Chang
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
Research Areas:
• Medical computer-aided diagnosis system
• Image/video processing and retrieval
• Multimedia systems and communication
San-Yuan Chen
Chair Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
Research Areas:
• Multi-functional biomedical materials/Nanomedicine
• Precision medicine/Biomedical electronic sensor technology
• Regenerative medicine Engineering/ gene and tissue repair
• Personalized 3D Printing
• Soft robotics engineering
Fan-Gang Tseng
Distinguished Professor
Department of Engineering and System Science ,National Tsing Hua University
Research Areas:
  • Early Cancer Diagnosis or Protein Dynamics Study
  • • Cancer Marker Diagnosis/drug delivery
    • Single cell diagnosis
    • Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) diagnosis
    • Study on Single Protein/Cell Dynamics
  • 3D cells Assembly for tissue engineering
  • Nano/micro droplets and bubbles
  • • Droplet Manipulation
    • Droplet Generation
    • Bubble Dynamics
    • High efficient Micro Fuel Cell Systems
    Chih-Kuang Yeh
    Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University
    Research Areas:
    Ultrasound Image Processing
    Biomedical Signal Processing
    Biomedical Engineering
    Shan-hui Hsu
    Professor and director
    Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Research Areas:
    • Nanobiomaterials
    • Stem cell tissue engineering
    • Medical engineering
    • Biorheology
    Fu-Jen Kao
    Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang Ming University
    Research Areas:
    • Long working distance fluorescence detection
    • SHG 4_channel stokes meter polarization microscopy
    • Biomedical optics instrument (ex. Endoscopy, Compact LED Ring )

    Chun-Li Lin
    Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Dean of Office of Research and Development
    Director of Center of Industry-Academia Liaison
    National Yang Ming University

    Research Areas:
  • Oral biomechanics
  • Orthopedics biomechanics
  • Design and development of surgical instruments
  • Design of medical device institutions
  • Finite element method
  • Computer-aided engineering design
  • Computer-aided engineering analysis
  • Medical reverse engineering
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Medical image processing
  • Reconstruction engineering

    X. Edward Guo
    Stanley Dicker Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Columbia University

    Research Areas:
  • Mct, ΜMRI, and HR-PQCT Image analysis of bone microstructure
  • Novel image based microstructural and FE analyses of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis patients
  • Mechanobiology of 3D in vitro trabecular bone explants
  • Mechanotransduction in osteocyte network

    Hwa-Chang Liu
    Attending Surgeon National Taiwan University Hospital, department of Surgery and Orthopaedics.
    Attending Surgeon Taiwan Adventist Hospital, department of Surgery and Orthopaedics.
    Research Areas:

  • Surgery of knee and hip, including total replacement with artificial joint, repair of ligament and meniscal injuries, and conservative treatment with injection of hyaluronan or PRP.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of spine diseases, osteoporosis and fracture.