Welcome to the 16th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 4th Conference on Imaging and Visualization


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It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 16th International Symposium Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering and the 4th Conference on Imaging and Visualization in New York City, United States of America! The symposium will hosted by the Columbia University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering.

CMBBE 2019 topics reflect the latest advances, innovations and applications of computer methods in biomechanics. The objective of the meeting is to highlight new emerging research areas as well as to present innovative technologies in biomechanics, biomedical engineering as well as in imaging and visualization.

The CMBBE 2019 symposium will bring together established researchers and international key speakers, offering top level, state of the art knowledge and networking opportunities in the field of biomechanics and biomedical engineering. You will have the opportunity to present your researches and network with colleagues from the field. 


We look forward to welcome you to CMBBE 2019 in New York City!


CMBBE 2019 Organising Committee


Conference Chair 

Christopher R. Jacobs (in memoriam)

Columbia University, USA




Program Chair 

Gerard A. Ateshian, Ph.D.

Andrew Walz Professor of Mechanical Engineering Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University, USA


Co-Chair (Imaging & Visualization)

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, MSc, Ph.D.

Associate Professor 
Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto 



Local Arrangements Chair

Kristin M. Myers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Columbia University, USA

UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that the CMBBE 2019 proceedings has been published and are available here and can be purchased on this link

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15 & 16 August
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CMBBE 2019 plenary speakers

Natalia TrayanovaBiomedical Engineering and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

Liesbet GerisFaculty of Engineering Science, University of Liège & KU Leuven

Ravi IyengarIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Conference venue

Columbia University

Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway

New York 10027



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