BHI 2012
Hong Kong, Shenzhen
5-7 Jan 2012
IEEE-EMBS International Conference on
Biomedical and Health Informatics
"Global Grand Challenge of Health Informatics"

Dear All,

Thank you for your participation for BHI2012. The conference photos will soon be available online for download. Thank you again for your support and hope to see you all in near future.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Deadline Extension:
    14 Oct 2011 10 Nov 2011
  • Notification of Acceptance:
    11 Nov 2011
    (for papers submitted on or before 19 Oct 2011)
  • Early Registration:
    2 Dec 2011
  • Pre-conference Workshop on
    "Cardiovascular Health Informatics":
    2-5(AM) Jan 2012 (Hong Kong)
  • Conference Dates:
    5(PM)-7 Jan 2012 (Shenzhen)


Keynote Talk

"Development of Medical Devices: China's Perspectives"

Xian-En Zhang, Ph.D.

Director General, Basic Research Department
Ministry of Science & Technology, China

Keynote Talk

"Eradicating Heart Attacks with Screening for Early Detection and Treatment of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: The SHAPE Initiative"

Morteza Naghavi, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Fairway Medical Technologies, USA
Chairman, Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE)

Invited Talk

Metin Akay, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, USA
Editor-in-Chief, Biomedical Engineering Book Series

Invited Talk

"Real-time interaction between computer simulations and electrophysiological experiments: A novel paradigm for biological experiments"

Robert Butera, Ph.D.

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Faculty Director of Graduate Studies, Georgia Tech
Vice President of IEEE-EMBS (Finances)
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (2007-2010)

Invited Talk

"International Collaborations"

Semahat S. Demir, Ph.D.

AIMBE Fellow
Program Director, Biomedical Engineering (BME)
National Science Foundation

Invited Talk

"Biomedical Optical Imaging Technologies for Clinical and Personalized Healthcare Applications"

Atam P. Dhawan, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow
Distinguished Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Invited Talk

Bin He, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Distinguished McKnight University Professor,
Professor of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Minnesota, USA
Director, Biomedical Functional Imaging and Neuroengineering Laboratory
Director, Center for Neuroengineering
Director, NIH Training Program in Neuroimaging
Past President, IEEE-EMBS (2011)

Invited Talk

"DEP-Well: a new technique for electrophysiology"

Michael P. Hughes, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Division of Mechanical,
Medical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Surrey, UK
Editor in Chief, IEEE Trans. on NanoBioscience

Invited Talk

Andrew Laine, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology,
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA
Vice President, IEEE-EMBS (Publications)

Invited Talk

Zhi-Pei Liang, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, ISMRM Fellow
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-chair, Integrative Imaging Theme, Beckman Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
President, IEEE-EMBS (2011-2012)

Invited Talk

"Personalized System for Remote Health Monitoring and Care"

Ratko Magjarević, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair, Department of Electronic Systems and Information Processing
University of Zagreb, Croatia
President-Elect, Int'l Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering(IFMBE)

Invited Talk

"Information for Informatics: Cardiac Biophysical Monitoring"

Michael R. Neuman, Ph.D.

Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Michigan Technological University, USA
Editor in Chief, IEEE Pulse

Invited Talk

Shu-Ming Nie, Ph.D.

AIMBE Fellow
The Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Professor,
Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Director for Emory-Georgia Tech Cancer Nanotechnology Center

Invited Talk

Xiao-Chuan Pan, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology, Radiation and Cellular Oncology,
The University of Chicago, USA
Committee on Medical Physics, and the Cancer Research Center at The University of Chicago

Invited Talk

"Somatosensory BMIs"

José C. Príncipe, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
BellSouth Professor, University of Florida, USA
Director of Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory
Editor in Chief, IEEE Reviews on Biomedical Engineering
Past President of the International Neural Network Society
Past Editor-in-Chief, Trans. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Talk

"Retrieval of Information in Medical Image Databases"

Christian Roux, Ph.D.

IAMBE Fellow, IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Dean, Research with TELECOM Bretagne, France
Past President, IEEE-EMBS (2000-2002)

Invited Talk

"Quantitative assessment of the extent and severity of vascular disease"

Milan Sonka, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences,
and Applied Mathematical & Computational Sciences,
The University of Iowa, USA
Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging

Invited Talk

"Translational Biomedical and Health Informatics for
Personalized Healthcare
Biomarker Pipeline and Molecular Tissue Imaging Informatics Tool TissueWiki"

May D. Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
School of Medicine, USA
Director of Biocomputing and Bioinformatics Core in Emory-Georgia
Tech Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar

Invited Talk

""Grand Challenge in Neural Engineering: Can We Forward Engineer a Living Brain?"

Bruce Wheeler, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Professor & Interim Chair, Biomedical Engineering Department,
University of Florida, USA
Editor in Chief, IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering

Invited Talk

"Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: from Morphology to Function"

Guang-Zhong Yang, Ph.D.

Director, The Hamlyn Centre
Imperial College London
London, UK

Invited Talk

"What can imaging contribute to drug development?"

Gudrun Zahlmann, Ph.D.

Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland
Vice President of IEEE-EMBS (Member & Student)

Invited Talk

Yuan-Ting Zhang, Ph.D.

IAMBE Fellow, IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow
Head, Division of Biomedical Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Director, Key Lab for Health Informatics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (HI-CAS)
Director, CAS-SIAT Institute of Biomedical and Health Engineering (IBHE)
Editor in Chief, IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine

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