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.
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Brain-inspired Medical Image Analysis for Computer-aided DiagnosisBart 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 EnvironmentsBethany Bracken, Charles River Analytics Inc., United States Off-the-person ECG-based Biometric RecognitionHugo Plácido da Silva, IT- Institute of Telecommunications; PLUX - Wireless Biosignals, S.A., Portugal
Deep Learning in Medical Applications Hayit Greenspan, Tel Aviv University, Israel Virtual Humans - Challenges and Opportunities from a Psychological PerspectiveMarcus 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
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
Managing Systems in Remote Monitoring - A Complex Challenge Turned into an Important Clinical Tool Mário Oliveira, Santa Marta Hospital, Portugal 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
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
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
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 INFORMATICS-DRIVEN INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH Bruno Sobral, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, United States
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
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 DiagnosisMaciej 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
Multivariate, Multiorgan and Multiscale Integration of Information in Biomedical Signal ProcessingSergio 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 gridsDavid 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 Outthinking and Enhancing Biological BrainsKevin Warwick, University of Reading and Coventry University, United Kingdom