Topics for General Submissions
These topics are indicative, and new/innovative advances in computational biomechanics and biosimulation are welcome.
- Computational tissue, cell and molecular biomechanics, mechanobiology, mechanotransduction, cytoskeletal systems and mechanics of membranes and scaffolds.
- Inverse methods for measuring properties/parameters of biological structures, innovative techniques to determine tissue parameters in-vivo, soft tissue modeling and constitutive laws for biological structures including skin, ligaments, tendons, muscles and organs.
- Multiscale modeling in computational biomechanics and complex physiological systems.
- Growth, remodeling and adaptation of biological tissue.
- Modeling cell adhesion, spreading and motility, cell life cycles, cellular damage, cell-cell and cell-ECM biomechanics, cell electroactivity, modeling diseases at cell scale.
- Patient- and subject-specific modeling.
- Modeling related to motion and gait analyses, ambulatory capture systems, kinesiology, musculoskeletal injuries and sports biomechanics.
- Dental biomechanics, implants, craniofacial reconstruction and surgical simulation, facial imaging techniques and clinical strategies, orthodontics, endodontics.
- Implants and design/assessment of medical devices, pre-clinical assessment techniques.
- Joint biomechanics, joint disorders, failure analyses, functional mechanisms and wear predictions, combined in-vivo/in-vitro computational techniques.
- Cardiovascular biomechanics, biofluids and fluid/structure interaction, modeling of surgical procedures and cardiovascular access, respiratory and artificial/hybrid organs, hemodynamics, design of microfluid devices, heart electromechanics.
- Methods for verification and validation.
- Imaging and visualization, nano-imaging, simulation of near real-time reconstruction in 3D, imaging in robotics, virtual surgery, diagnostics and surgical planning.
- Simulation in ergonomics: applications to quality of life, sport, sleep.
- Brain and spinal cord biomechanics, optogenetics.
- Modeling of oncological treatment, simulation techniques to identify patient response to biomarkers, nanoparticle and targeted systems for cancer therapy.
- Human body impact, crash analysis, forensics and injury biomechanics.