6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues

6-10 December 2015 | Waikaloa, Hawaii, USA

We are pleased to announce that the sixth conference in the series returns to Hawaii after being in different locations (Clearwater, FL and Sitges, Spain. It  will take place from 6-10 December at the Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Organised every two years, ICMOBT provides a unique international forum for researchers and practicing engineers from different disciplines to interact and exchange their latest results. The 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues will held on 6-10 December 2015 Waikaloa, Hawaii, USA

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1. Biological materials

- Hard tissues and materials (e.g. bone, teeth, scales, osteoderms, mineralized biological materials)
- Soft tissues and materials (e.g. cartilage, tendon, silk, elastin, organs)
- Mechanobiology (development, physiology and disease)
- Cell functions, structure and motility
- Multiscale modelling and simulation of tissue mechanical properties (e.g. ab initio approaches, molecular dynamics, coarse-graining, finite element modeling, fluid-structure interactions)
- Multiscale experimental characterization of tissue mechanical properties (e.g. AFM, TEM, nanoindentation, optical tweezers, x-ray diffraction, in situ methods)
- Dynamic response of biological materials and tissues (trauma from impact and explosions)

2. Biomaterials

- Tribology, friction and wear as well as fatigue
- Materials failure in physiologically extreme conditions and disease (e.g. infectious disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease)
- Hierarchical polymer materials and composites (e.g. dental ceramics and fibre-reinforced composites)
- Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering
- Metals and ceramics as biomaterials

3. Bioinspired Materials

- Self-assembly of biological and biomaterials (e.g. peptides, DNA, polymers, nanoparticles, hierarchical structures)
- Biologically inspired and biomimetic materials (including biomimicking materials)
- Novel synthesis and processing methods: additive manufacturing, freeze casting.
- Molecular level bioinspiration

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2013 Exhibitors
  • Active Life Scientific
  • Asylum Research
  • Biomomentum
  • Bose
  • Bose
  • Elsevier
  • PCS Instruments
2013 Sponsors
  • American Elements: global manufacturer of advanced materials for biotechnology, nanotechnology, and electronics applications
  • CRC Press
  • JPK Instruments