University of Texas at El Paso
Biomedical Engineering Conference April 18-20, 2008
General and Student Papers are solicited on new developments in theory, concept, application, and techniques in all facets of Biomedical Engineering. Attendance and professional paper presentation by individuals from areas outside of the South are encouraged and welcomed. Those interested in organizing sessions and industrial exhibitors, please contact Homer Nazeran PhD.

All the accepted papers will be published in an archival book entitled BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS that will be available at the meeting. Please upload your abstracts, email or forward them to:

Homer Nazeran, PhD, CPEng (Biomed.)
Engineering Annex Building
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Room A-317
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas 79968-0510
Tel: (915) 747-6955
Fax: (915) 747-7871

Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as, medical/dental students and residency candidates are encouraged to submit abstracts. Several student awards will be given to honor the best presentations in each category. Please indicate in your cover letter or email your student status and if you wish your presentation to be included in the student paper competition.

Detailed instructions for preparation of short and extended abstracts are provided on this page. Please click on Short Abstract Submission and Long Abstract Submission buttons on the upper left hand corner of this page. The preferred way for abstract submission is to E-mail or upload your abstracts, or alternatively, mail a copy of your abstracts to Homer Nazeran, PhD. In your E-mail or cover letter please identify the corresponding author with complete mailing address, telephone number and E-mail address.


After acceptance of the short abstracts, the authors should provide a 2-page extended abstract (4 page extended abstracts will also be considered with an additional printing cost of $50) that will be published in a book entitled Biomedical Engineering, Recent Developments. A sample template for extended abstracts is provided. The short abstracts will be published in the special issue of the International Journal of Medical Implants and Devices.
Suggested Topics for Presentations:

Biomaterials Clinical Engineering Medical Imaging
Biomechanics Dental Materials Medical Robotics
Biomedical Education Dental Mechanics Neural Engineering
Biomedical Ethics Devices and Implants Orthopedics
Biosensors/instrumentation Drug Delivery Prosthetic Devices
Biosignal Processing Ergonomics Physiological Systems Modeling
Biotechnology Gait Analysis Rehabilitation Engineering
Cardiovascular Human Performance Soft Tissue Mechanics

Registration Fees

Conference registration fee before February 28, 2008 $200
Conference registration fee after February 28, 2008 $225
Conference registration fee for students $75

The registration fee includes Friday Evening Reception, Saturday and Sunday Breakfasts, Saturday Luncheon, and Saturday Evening Banquet Dinner and one copy of the conference proceedings, as well as copy of the Journal containing the short Abstracts. All participants, presenters, session chairs and students must register by filling up the conference registration form and paying the appropriate registration fees. For registration information please contact: Lourdes Chee, 915.747.8565,
Conference Chairs

Homer Nazeran PhD, CPEng (Biomed)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968, US

Michael Goldman MD, ScD
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968, US

Richard Schoephoerster PhD, Dean
College of Engineering
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968, US