Alireza Karimi received his PhD in the field of Mechanical Engineering - Bioengineering from Kyushu University Japan. He published more than 120 international peer-reviewed papers so far and will continue his career in academic world thru the collaborative studies with many scientists in the world. His primary research interests are including Biomedical Engineering, biomechanics, injury simulation, tissue engineering, and cell mechanics.
) Mechanical Engineering Department Kyushu University Kyushu Japan
I graduated from the University of Catania with honors; I received a PhD in Advanced Multidisciplinary Research in Transplantation. I am a Consultant in General Surgery at the Cannizzaro Hospital in Catania. I was a fellow at the Faculdade de Medicina De Marilia, Brazil and at the Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago. I am part of several research groups dealing with new surgical techniques and new materials. I am author of several publications and book chapters.
) General Surgery Unit Cannizzaro Hospital Catania Italy
Dr. Rui Yao obtained her Ph.D. from Ministry of Education Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University in 2010. She is currently working as Special Senior Researcher in Biofabrication Research Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. Dr. Yao research focus is towards biofabrication technologies assisted by biomaterial and stem cell research, including development of 3D cell printing technologies, biofabrication device and medical device, microscale biofabrication and microfluidic technologies.
) Department of Mechanical Engineering Biofabrication Research Center Tsinghua University Beijing China
Rui Alberto Lima is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minho (UM), a research fellow at MEtRiCS/UM and CEFT-FEUP, University of Porto and an external collaborator at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB). He received a PhD in Engineering (2007) from Tohoku University, Japan and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (equivalence, 2008) from Minho University. Areas of research include biomedical microdevices, biomicrofluidics, nanofluidics, blood flow and biofabrication.
) Mechanical Engineering Department University of Minho Guimaraes Guimaraes Portugal