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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous BIOSTEC conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2017

Brain-inspired Medical Image Analysis for Computer-aided Diagnosis
Bart M. ter Haar Romeny, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands

Designing for Somaesthetic Experiences - Focusing on Actuation Rather than Sensing?
Kristina Höök, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

An Unobtrusive System to Measure, Assess, and Predict Cognitive Workload in Real-World Environments
Bethany Bracken, Charles River Analytics Inc., United States

Off-the-person ECG-based Biometric Recognition
Hugo Plácido da Silva, IT- Institute of Telecommunications; PLUX - Wireless Biosignals, S.A., Portugal


2016

Deep Learning in Medical Applications  
Hayit Greenspan, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Virtual Humans - Challenges and Opportunities from a Psychological Perspective
Marcus Cheetham, Universität Zürich, Switzerland

Magnetically Guided Biomedical Micro- and Nanorobots  
Salvador Pané i Vidal, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland

Organic Bio-electronic Sensors for Ultra-sensitive Chiral Differential Detection  
Luisa Torsi, University of Bari "A. Moro", Italy


2015

Advances and Challenges in Dynamic Bioimage Analysis  
Erik Meijering, Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands

How to Cross the Border from R to D? - The Example of Conception of New Medical Devices    
Lionel Pazart, CHU, France

Enchanted Objects - Design, Human Desire and the Internet of Things    
David Rose, MIT Media Lab, United States


2014

Managing Systems in Remote Monitoring - A Complex Challenge Turned into an Important Clinical Tool  
Mário Oliveira, Santa Marta Hospital, Portugal

Of Bats and Men    
Patrick Flandrin, ENS de Lyon, France

Frontiers of Surgical Robotics    
Cesare Stefanini, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy

GWAS Across Space and Time - What Have We Learned?    
Arcadi Navarro, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Image Analysis Challenges in Translational Molecular Imaging Research  
Boudewijn Lelieveldt, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands


2013

Voice as a Vehicular Tool to Organic and Neurological Disease Tracking: How Far we May Go?  
Pedro Gómez Vilda, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Source Separation for Biomedical Signals: Blind or not Blind?    
Christian Jutten, GIPSA-lab, France

The Present and Future of Devices for Neural Recording  
Adam Kampff, Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal

All a Matter of Timing: Neuroscience and Neural Engineering of Abnormal Human Movement   
Richard Reilly, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Multimodal Interfaces: Capture, Tracking and Recognition   
Vladimir Devyatkov, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russian Federation

Methodologies for Systems Medicine: Time to Join the Forces of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics  
Pietro Lio, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


2012

SOMATOSENSORY IN BRAIN MACHINE INTERFACES  
José C. Príncipe, University of Florida, United States

THE DEVELOPMENT OF BIO IMAGING  
Richard Bayford, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

KINESIOLOGICAL ELECTROMYOGRAPHY - Applications and Challenges  
Jan Cabri, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY - Engineering and Medicine    
Mamede de Carvalho, Institute of Physiology-Institute of Molecular Medicine- Faculty of Medicine- University of Lisbon, Portugal

BIOMEDICAL 2D AND 3D IMAGING - State of Art and Future Perspectives in Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Prosthesics and Forensic Medicine    
Franco Docchio, Università degli studi di Brescia, Italy

NOVEL TRENDS IN MULTIMODAL IMAGING AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH IN SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE  
Miguel Castelo-Branco, University of Coimbra, Portugal


2011

CARDIOVASCULAR VARIABILITY SIGNALS - Towards a Quantitative Assessment of the Complexity of Autonomic Controlling Systems with Novel Application Tools  
Sergio Cerutti, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

BIOSIGNALS AND INTERFACES  
Tanja Schultz, Cognitive Systems Lab (CSL), University of Bremen, Germany

THE APPLICATION OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION FOR SENSORY-MOTOR RECOVERY AND FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT IN SPINAL CORD INJURED INDIVIDUALS  
Alberto Cliquet Jr., University of São Paulo & University of Campinas, Brazil

THE APPLICATION OF SIMULTANEOUS ACQUISITION OF EEG AND FUNCTIONAL MRI IN EPILEPSY  
Mário Forjaz Secca, CEFITEC, Departamento de Fisica, FCT/UNL, Portugal

MAKING MICROROBOTS MOVE  
Bradley Nelson, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

INFORMATICS-DRIVEN INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH  
Bruno Sobral, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, United States


2010

DATABASES AND ALGORITHMS FOR PATHWAY BIOINFORMATICS  
Peter D. Karp, Director Bioinformatics Research Group, Artificial Intelligence Center, United States

HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS - A Demanding Perspective  
Rui Cruz Ferreira, National Program for Cardio and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Portugal

MOLECULES TO DEVICES - The Role of Engineering in Next Generation Point of Care Tests  
Tony Cass, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

PERSONAL HEALTH - The New Paradigm to make Sustainable the Health Care System  
Vicente Traver, ITACA, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain


2009

Technology for the Independent Living of People with Activity Limitations  
Pier Luigi Emiliani, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy

Pattern Recognition and Statistical Learning Techniques for Applications in Skin Cancer Diagnosis
Maciej Ogorzalek, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Cognitive Science Approach to Understanding Human-Computer Interaction in Medicine  
Vimla L. Patel, Arizona State University, United States

Biomedical Informatics: Its Scientific Evolution and Future Promise  
Edward H. Shortliffe, Arizona State University, United States

Biosignals as an Advanced Man-Machine Interface  
Egon L. van den Broek, Utrecht University, Netherlands


2008

Multivariate, Multiorgan and Multiscale Integration of Information in Biomedical Signal Processing
Sergio Cerutti, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

ICT and Persons with Disabilities: The Solution or the Problem?  
Albert Cook, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada

The cancer informatics ecosystem: A case study in the accretion of federated systems based on service oriented architectures, semantic integration, and computing grids
David Hall, Research Triangle Institute in North Carolina, United States

From the Bench to the Bedside: The Role of Semantics in enabling the vision of Translational Medicine  
Vipul Kashyap, Partners HealthCare System, Clinical Informatics R&D, United States

Analysis and Models of Brain Epileptic Activities
Fernando Lopes da Silva, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Outthinking and Enhancing Biological Brains
Kevin Warwick, University of Reading and Coventry University, United Kingdom


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