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Special Session
Special Session on
Engineering and Fabrication of Biocompatible and Bioinspired Materials
 - BENEFICIAL 2019

22 - 24 February, 2019 - Prague, Czech Republic

Within the 12th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC 2019

CHAIR

Saibal Mitra
Missouri State University
United States
 
Brief Bio
Saibal Mitra is a faculty in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University (MSU) located in Springfield, MO, USA. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Mitra was a faculty at University of Tulsa located in Tulsa, OK, USA. Mitra received his undergraduate degree from University of Kolkata, M.S from Clemson University and Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He was a post-doctoral research associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then at University of Delaware.

SCOPE

Nature has created, through evolution, robust and sustainable solutions to myriad challenges. This has inspired researchers to engineer biomimetic interactive materials for industrial, medicinal and environmental applications. The focus of BENEFICIAL will be on designing principles and functional materials inspired by nature. The session will highlight engineering approaches (growth, characterization and properties), biocompatibility and functionality of designed materials. However, the scope of bioinspired materials goes beyond the extent of these domains. Therefore, the critical aim of BENEFICIAL is to establish an international, interdisciplinary network (forum) of scientists from fields such as materials science and engineering, physics, biology, chemistry and medicine to discuss current state-of-art and future directions of bioinspired materials.

Topics   Materials growth, Biomimetic designing, Interactive materials, Biomedical materials, Bioinspired Devices, Boinspired Assemblies, Peptide and Protein Materials, Bioinspired Synthetic Polymers, Hybrid/Photonic Materials

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission: December 20, 2018
Authors Notification: January 7, 2019
Camera Ready and Registration: January 15, 2019

SPECIAL SESSION PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Available soon.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.

PUBLICATIONS

After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library

SECRETARIAT CONTACTS

BIOSTEC Special Sessions - BENEFICIAL 2019
e-mail: biostec.secretariat@insticc.org
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