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    Future Trends in Biomedical and Health Informatics & Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

    ICBHI 2019

  • Plenary Speakers

    Prof. Ren-Shyan Liu

    Director,

    Dept. of Nuclear Medicine & PET Center, Cheng Hsin General Hospital

    Professor,

    School of Medicine and School of Biomedicine and Engineering,

    National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

     

    Education/Training

    • National Defense Medical Center, Taipei (1977)
    • Taipei Veterans General Hospital (1984)
    • Iowa University Hospital (1991)

    Research Interests

    • Nuclear medicine
    • Molecular imaging

    Honors

    • President of FASMI, 2012-2016
    • Chair, 2012 Annual Meeting of the Federation of Asian Societies for Molecular Imaging (FASMI), Taipei, Taiwan
    • Chair, Post-Congress Symposium of 2010 World Molecular Imaging Congress, “Molecular Imaging as a Platform for Drug Development and Cancer Research”, 13-14 Sep. 2010, Evergreen International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    • Steering Committee, Sep. 7-10, 2005, The Fourth Annual Meeting of Cologne, Germany, The Society for Molecular Imaging, U.S.A.
    • Vice President, XXth International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function, Vth International Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET, 2001.

    Prof. Andrew Laine

    Professor,

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY

    Chair,

    Radiology (Physics), Department of Radiology, Columbia University Medical Center

     

    Education/Training

    • Cornell University
    • School of Engineering and Applied Science in Computer Science, Washington University (1989)

    Research Interests

    • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Medical Imaging
    • Radionics with machine learning / deep learning methods

    Honors

    • Fellow of IEEE, AIMBE and IFMBE
    • President of IEEE EMBS (2015-2016)
    • IEEE EMBS Vice President of Publications (2008-2012)
    • Chair the Council of Societies for AIMBE
    • Chaired the Steering committee for IEEE ISBI (2011-2013)
  • Keynote Speakers

    Prof. Yung-Nien Sun

    Distinguished Professor,

    Department of CSIE / inst. CSIE / IMI, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

     

    Education/Training

    • Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (1987)

    Research Interests

    • Computer Vision
    • Image Processing
    • Industrial Testing
    • Medical Image
    • Medical Information
    • Video Science
    • Virtual Environment

    Prof. Shankar M. Krishnan​

    President,

    International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, IFMBE

    Professor,

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology, USA

     

    Education/Training

    • University of Rhode Island

    Research Interests

    • Biomedical Signals and Image Processing
    • Telemedicine
    • Health Informatics
    • Medical Robotics
    • Artificial Intelligence and Analytics
    • Biomedical Engineering Education

    Honors

    • AIMBE Fellow
    • CIMIT Kennedy Innovation Award

    Prof. Marc Nyssen​

    Treasurer,

    International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, IFMBE

    Professor,

    Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

     

    Education/Training

    • Phd in electrical engineering

    Research Interests

    • Electronic medical prescriptions
    • Medical informatics
    • E-health

    Honors

    • Professor Emeritus Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    • Member of the Academy for Overseas Sciences in Belgium
    • Secretary General of the Belgian National Committee on Biomedical Engineering

    Prof. Nitish Thakor​

    Director,

    Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE)

    Professor,

    Biomedical Engineering School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

    Provost Professor,

    Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore​

     

    Education/Training

    • Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (1974)
    • Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison (1978)
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering (1981)

    Research Interests

    • Nano and Micro
    • Neural Devices
    • Neuro Imaging
    • Brain Monitoring
    • Brain Machine Interface
  • IUPESM Workshop Invited Speakers ​​​

    Workshop Chair

    Prof. James Goh

    President,

     International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)

    Professor & Head,

     Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

     

    Education/Training

    • 1978: BSc (1st Class) in Mechanical Engineering – University of Strathclyde, UK
    • 1982: PhD in Bioengineering – University of Strathclyde, UK
    • 1993: Chartered Engineer – Engineering Council, UK
    • 2012: Certificate in Advanced Management Program, NUS Business School

    Research Interests

    • Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering
    • Orthopaedic Biomechanics

    Honors

    • Past President, International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
    • President, Biomedical Engineering Society (Singapore)
    • Chair, Technical Committee on Medical Devices, Biomedical and Health Standards Council, Standards Council of Singapore
    • Chair, Technical Committee on Biomedical Engineering, Institution of Engineers, Singapore
    • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
    • Fellow, Institute of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
    • Fellow, ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET)
     
     
     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Slavik Tabakov

    Vice-President,

     International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)

    Founding Director MSc, Hon. Professor,

     Department of Medical Engineering and Physics,

     King's College London, UK & Medical Univ. Plovdiv, Bulgaria

     

    Education/Training

    • Ph.D. Medical Physics
    • MSc Medical and Nuclear Engineering
    • Medical Physics (Diagnostic Radiology)

    Research Interests

    • Medical Physics
    • Engineering Education and Training
    • e-Learning
    • X-ray imaging

    Honors

    • President of International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP), 2015-2018
    • Founding Co-Editor of the IOMP Journal Medical Physics International (2013-Pres)
    • The Leonardo Da Vinci Award of the European Union (Maastricht, 2004)
    • The IOMP Harold Johns Medal for Excellence in Teaching and International Education Leadership (Seoul, 2006)
    • MPEC Presidential Prize of IPEM (Liverpool, 2015)
     
     
     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Magdalena Stoeva

    Associate Professor,

     Department of Diagnostic Imaging Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    Treasurer,

     International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)

     

    Education/Training

    • Medical Physics and Computer Science
    • Medical Physics (Diagnostic Radiology)

    Research Interests

    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Engineering
    • Medical Physics
    • Education and Training in Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Physics

    Honors

    • Chair of the IOMP Medical Physics World Board
    • Participation in International projects under TEMPUS and Leonardo da Vinci EU programs
    • Member of the Administrative Council of IUPESM
     
     
     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Leandro Pecchia

    Secretary-General,

     International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, IUPESM

    Associate Professor,

     Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Warwick, UK

     

    Education/Training

    • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Management of Healthcare Services in 2009 from the University Federico II” of Naples, Italy.

    Research Interests

    • Health Technology
    • Health Technology Assessment
    • Electrocardiography
    • Heart Rate Variability

    Honors

    • Authored more than 100 peer-reviewed papers on journals, books and conferences in the fields of Health Technology Assessment (HTA), machine learning and biomedical signal processing applied to healthy ageing, chronic diseases, and fall prediction in the later life.
    • Treasurer of the IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division (2018-2021)
    • Chair of the Public Working Group of the EAMBES
    • Chair of the IFMBE Healthcare Technology Assessment Division (2015-2018)
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Kwan Hoong Ng​

    Professor,

     Department of Biomedical Imaging, faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia

    President Emeritus,

     Southeast Asian Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (SEAFOMP)

     

    Education/Training

    • Ph.D. (Medical Physics)
    • DABMP (USA)

    Research Interests

    • Radiation dosimetry, patient dosimetry
    • Breast imaging and cancer risk
    • Science and Technology in Society

    Honors

    • Marie Skłodowska Curie Award 2018
    • Top 50 medical physicists in the world (IOMP) 2013
    • Fellow IOMP (inaugural) 2013

     

     

     

     

     

     








     

     

     

     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Enkhjargal Biziya

    President,

     Mongolian Society of Biomedical Engineering (MSBME)

    Professor,

     Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mongolian University of Science and Technology

     

    Education/Training 

    • Ph.D., Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Ulaanbaatar
    • B.Sc, Mongolian Polytechnical University, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Research Interests

    • Medical imaging
    • Education and Training in Clinical engineering
    • Health Planning Assessment

    Honors

    • European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics Grant (1997). "Developing Nuclear medicine diagnostic in Mongolia"
    • IAEA Grant (1998), "Developing and Recondition Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) in Mongolia"
    • Mongolian President’s Awards I and II (2012, 2016) Title: Founder of Biomedical engineering Program and Development of Biomedical engineering is a great achievement in Mongolia.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Virginia Laura Ballarín​

    Professor,
     Department of Electronic Engineering, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina

    Chair, 
     WiBME, IFMBE

     

    Education/Training

    • Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (1984)
    • Epistemology and Methodology of Sciences, National University of Mar del Plata (1998)
    • Biological Sciences Bioengineering orientation, National University of Tucumán (2003)

    Research Interests

    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Engineering
    • Medical Physics
    • Education and Training in Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Physics
     







     
     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Tzung-Chi Huang

    Professor,

     Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Science,
     China Medical University, Taiwan

     

    Manager,

     Ever Fortune.AI Co., Ltd

     

    Education/Training

    • Solution Architect, NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA, USA
    • Hospital of Biomedical Engineering,
      UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

    Research Interests

    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Physicist
    • Deep Learning

    Honors

    • Excellent Researcher, China Medical University Taiwan, 2015-2018
    • Excellent Researcher Grant, MOST, 2013-2015
    • LEAP program, MOST, 2017
     








     
     
  • Invited Speaker

    Prof. Eva Bezak​

     

    Professor,

     Medical Radiations, University of South Australia

    Director,

     Translational Cancer Research, Cancer Research Institute, UniSA

    Vice president,

     Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics

     

    Education/Training

    • Ph.D., Australian National University (Nuclear Physics), 2000
    • MSC, University of Adelaide (Medical Physics), 1994
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    Research Interests

    • Radiobiology
    • Monte Carlo modelling
    • Targeted cancer radiation therapies

    Honors

    • Chair of the IUPESM Women in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering task group
    • Vice-President, Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics
    • Australian Research Council College of Experts Member
     
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