Opening Remarks

James Goh Cho Hong
Professor and Head of Department of Biomedical Engineering,
National University of Singapore

Research Areas:
• Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
• Orthopaedic Implants and Devices

Savio L-Y. Woo Distinguished Lecturer

Abraham Lee
William J. Link Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor (Joint Appointment), Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director, Micro/Nano Fluidics Fundamentals Focus Center
Director, Center for Advanced Design and Manufacturing of Integrated Microfluidics
University of California, Irvine

Research Areas:
• Development of integrated micro and nano fluidic chip processors for the manipulation and self-assembly of biomolecules and other synthesized nanoparticles
• Microtools for real-time
• Minimally invasive therapy
• Imaging of the brain
• Micro devices for distributed surveillance in liquid-based environments

Plenary Speakers

Yu-Li Wang
R. Mehrabian Professor and Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
Academician, Academia Sinica

Research Areas:
• Mechanisms of cell division and migration
• Mechanics of cell-matrix interactions
• Cellular responses to mechanical forces
• Mechanotransduction
• Live cell imaging
• Micromanipulation
Kam Leong
Samuel Y Sheng Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Professor of Systems Biology,Columbia University
Academician, Academia Sinica

Research Areas:
• Nanomedicine
• Drug therapy
• Gene therapy
• Immuno therapy
• Cell therapy
• Stem cell engineering
• Organ-on-a-chip
• Biomanufacturing
• Advanced tissue biofabrication
Yong-Ping Zheng
Head and Henry G. Leong Professor in Biomedical Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Research Areas:
• Ultrasound instrumentation
• Ultrasonic measurement and imaging of tissue elasticity
• Sonomyography (ultrasonic measurement of muscle dynamics)
• 3D ultrasound imaging
• Optical coherence tomography
• Ultrasound image and signal processing
• Wearable vital sign sensors
• Smart aging technologies.
Yong Zhang
Dept Deputy Head - Research & Enterprises
Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore

Research Areas:
• Nanobiophotonics & Nanomedicine
• Biomaterials
• Biomedical Microdevices
Pai-Chi Li
Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Distinguished Professor, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Electronics and Bioinformatics, National Taiwan University
Adjunct PI, National Health Research Institutes

Research Areas:
  • Physics
  • • Wave propagation
    • Ultrasound
    • Photoacoustics
    • Shear wave imaging
  • Systems
  • • Native SW imaging
    • Hybrid architecture
    • Functional Imaging
    • Customized Sensors
  • Imaging
  • • Adaptive imaging
    • Software imaging
    • Quantitative assessment
    Feng-Huei Lin
    Distinguished Investigator and Director
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine, National Health Research Institutes
    Life Distinguished Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University

    Research Areas:
    • Bioceramics and composites
    • Crystallography
    • Materials analysis
    • Tissue Engineering
    • Regenerative Medicine
    Sui- Ren Wan
    School of Biological Science & Medical Engineering
    Southeast University

    Research Areas:
    Medical electronics
    Medical imaging
    Biomedical instruments
    Application of wavelet in biomedical engineering
    Application of magnetic resonance spectrum in diagnosis.
    Hsing-Wen Sung
    Professor and Dean of Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University

    Research Areas:
    • Myocardial Tissue Engineering
    • Bubble-Generating Carrier Systems
    • In-situ Forming Hydrogel
    • Nanomedicine
    Fong-Chin Su
    Distinguished Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University

    Research Areas:
    • Biomedical engineering
    • Medical devices engineering
    • Motion analysis
    • Orthopedic biomechanics
    • Sports biomechanics and rehabilitation