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Bioengineering Conference. 15th March 2019. St. Catharine’s College

(Jenny Molloy) #1

Bioengineering Conference. 15^th^ March 2019. St. Catharine’s College.

This half-day conference will showcase current collaborations between engineers, scientists and the wider biological and biomedical community, and aims to build bridges between researchers and practitioners in these areas. The keynote address from Professor Mihaela van der Schaar (DAMPT) will highlight innovations in machine learning as applied in healthcare. Other talks will cover the broad range of research underway in the Engineering Department. To register, please click here.

Speakers from Cambridge academics, including:

  • Mihaela van der Schaar. Learning engines for healthcare: Using machine learning to transform clinical practice and discovery.
  • Somenath Bakshi. Ultraprecise timelapse phenotyping: methods for analyzing control in cells
  • Sebastian Pattinson. Biomechanically tailored mesh for wearable and implantable devices
  • Fumiya Iida. Soft robotics: Turning soft materials into intelligent bioengineering applications
  • Rasha Rezk. Glioblastoma mechanics as a novel potential target for treatment
  • Felice Torrisi. Tailoring materials for wearable electronics and bio-engineering applications
  • George Malliaras. Electrophoretic devices for localised drug delivery
  • Flavia Mancini*. Understanding the human brain mechanisms that make us feel pain*

To register, please click here.

There will also be a poster session for PhD and post-docs with prizes sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

For more information about the Bioengineering Conference, please see the pdf document attached or contact Anna Walczyk at