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Keynote Speakers

Julio M.  Fernández, Columbia University, USA
Guy Genin
, WUSTL, USA (bone-tendon mechanics, brain injury)
Morteza Gharib, California Institute of Technology, USA
Stanislav N. Gorb, Zoological Institute of the University of Kiel, Germany
Eduardo Saiz Gutierrez, Imperial College, UK (surfaces and ceramics)
Takao Hanawa, Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering (IBB), Tokyo
Jamie Kruzic, Oregon State University, USA (biomaterials, interfaces)
Christine Ortiz, MIT, USA (bioinspired materials & structures, armor)
Thomas Scheibel, University of Bayreuth, Germany (protein materials, silk and other fibers)
Joachim Spatz, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany (cell mechanics, molecular mechanics)
Ann Wennerberg, Malmo University, Sweden (dental materials)

Special sessions and chairs:

Special sessions are by invitation only, coordinated by the lead indicated below, and highlight important emerging topics. Sessions involve both experiment and modeling and emphasize the links between them (validation, design, analysis, etc.).

Ingo Burgert, ETH Zurich, Switzerland and David Taylor, Trinity College, Ireland (special session on “wood and plant mechanics”)

Himadri Gupta, Queen Mary University of London, UK (special session on “multiscale bone mechanics”)

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Supporting Journal

Supporting Journal:Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials

2012 IF of 2.368

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