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Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing

Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing

Editor-in-Chief: Nitish Thakor

ISSN: 0140-0118 (print version)
ISSN: 1741-0444 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11517

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Nitish Thakor, Ph.D., Director
Provost Professor, National University of Singapore
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
28 Medical Drive, #05-COR
Singapore 117456

Deputy Editors
Alcimar Soares, Ph.D.
Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Shanbao Tong, Ph.D.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Managing Editors
Ramsey Kraya, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, MD, USA

Mallika Nagarajan, Ph.D.
National University of Singapore

Associate Editors

Hasan Al-Nashash, Ph.D.
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Paulo Eduardo Ambrósio, Ph.D.
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz
Ilhéus, BA, Brasil

Alberto Avolio, Ph.D.
Macquarie University
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Raimon Jané Campos, Ph.D.
Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya
Barcelona, Spain

Jie Chen, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada

Andrea Cutti, Ph. D.
University di Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Aaron Fenster, Ph.D.
Robarts Research Institute
London, ON, Canada

David Guiraud, Ph. D.
Montpellier, France

Warren Grayson, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

Faezeh Arab Hassani, Ph. D.
Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE)
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Markad V. Kamath, Ph. D.
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, Canada 

Pablo Laguna, Ph.D. 
University of Zaragoza
Zaragoza, Spain

Hongen Liao, Ph.D. 
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Lun-De Liao, Ph.D.
National Health Research Institutes, 

Diego Liberati, Ph.D.
Politechnico di Milano
Milano, Italy

Hongbing Lu, Ph.D. 
Fourth Military Medical University
Xi' an, China

Yonggang Lv, Ph.D.
Chongqing University
Chongqing, China

Nicos Maglaveras, Ph.D.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.)
Thessaloniki, Greece

Dong Ming, Ph.D.
Tianjin University
Tianjin, China

Hiren Modi, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, MD, USA

Elena De Momi, Ph. D.
Politecnico di Milano
Milano, Italy

Filippo Molinari, Ph. D.
Politecnico di Milano
Milano, Italy

Zahra Moussavi, Ph.D.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada

Soumya Mukharjee, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Mumbai, India

Konstantina (Nantia) Nikita, Ph.D.
National Technical University of Athens
Athens, Greece

Arvind Pathak, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

George Panayiotakis, Ph.D.
University of Patras
Patras, Greece 

Alberto Porta, Ph.D.
University of Milan
Milano, Italy

Wagner Coelho de Albuquerque Pereira, Ph.D.
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dejan Popović, Ph.D.
Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark

T. Alexander Quinn, Ph.D.
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Canada

Hongliang Ren, Ph. D.
National University of Singapore

Afshin Samani, Ph.D.
Aalborg University
Aalborg, Denmark

Alcimar Soares, Ph.D.
Federal University of Uberlandia
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Leif Sörnmo, Ph.D.  
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Junfeng Sun, Ph.D.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Maria Francesca Spadea, Ph.D.
University of Catanzaro
Catanzaro, Italy

Alexander Spector, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA

Yu Sun, Ph. D.
Zhejiang University
Zhejiang, China

Nikolaos Tsoukias, Ph.D.
Florida International University
Miami, FL, USA

Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Ph.D.
Luleå University of Technology
Skellefteå, Sweden

Ramana Vinjamuri, Ph.D.
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ USA

Leo Q. Wan, Ph.D.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy NY, USA

Min Wang, Ph.D.
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Ze Wang, Ph.D.
Hangzhou Normal University
Hangzhou, China

Choon Hwai Yap, Ph.D. 
National University of Singapore

Haoyong Yu, Ph.D.
National University of Singapore

Editorial Board

Jordi Aguilo, PhD,
Centre Nacional de Microelectrónica-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Hasan Al-Nashash, Phd,  
American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
Gerhard M. Artmann, PhD,
University of Applied Sciences, Aachen, Germany
Dan L. Bader, PhD,
Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK
Chris D. Bertram, PhD,
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Sergio Cerutti, PhD,
Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Olaf Dössel, PhD,
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Ivar Giaever, PhD,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
Masami Goto, PhD,
Dept. Med. Engin. & Systems Cardiology, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
Warren M. Grill, PhD,
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, USA
Franc Jager, PhD,
Fac. Computer and Information Science, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Raimon Jané Campos
Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Sun I. Kim,
Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Chwee Teck Lim,
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rod Lakes, PhD,
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Madison, USA
Peter W. Macfarlane, PhD,
Dept. of Medical Cardiology, University of Glasgow, UK
Damijan Miklavcic, PhD
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana,Slovenia
Ronney B. Panerai, PhD,
Department of Medical Physics, Leicester, UK
Nic Smith,
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Jos A. E. Spaan, PhD
Dept.of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tatsuo Togawa, PhD,
School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
Karin Wårdell, PhD,
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Linkoping University, Sweden
Haoyong Yu
Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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    Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, MBEC, is the official journal of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering, IFMBE.

    MBEC covers the entire spectrum of biomedical and clinical engineering. The journal aims to present exciting and vital experimental and theoretical developments in biomedical science and technology and to report on advances in computer-based methodologies in these multidisciplinary subjects. The journal also strives to incorporate new and emerging fields including cellular engineering, molecular imaging, and evolving technologies. MBEC publishes Original Research articles as well as Review articles.

    The Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor and Associate Editors have backgrounds in Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Biology and Medicine. In combination with Springer’s outstanding editorial expertise, MBEC ensures an expert and rapid route to publication of your submissions.

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