IEEE UAE Section



Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Chapter

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The field of interest is the application of the concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences to biology and medicine. This field covers a very broad range from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications. It includes support of scientific, technological and educational activities. Visit the society Web site

Objectives

  • Promote biomedical engineering in the UAE
  • Provide a professional representation of BM engineers in the UAE
  • Provide educational opportunities in BME
  • Establish links among engineers on both national and international levels
  • Provide consultancy and training
  • Establish standards for practising BME in the UAE
  • Promote collaboration between industry and academia
  • Solicit and provide support for BME activities

Benefits

  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (electronic)
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (electronic)
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (electronic)
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine (print)

Activities

  • Evolution in Ultrasound Imaging
    • Speaker: Ms. Maryam Hamidzadeh, Symed L.L.C, application specialist for GE Healthcare
    • Venue: American University of Sharjah
    • Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
  • Seeing the unseen using small sensors: two examples from the world of small
    • Speaker: Professor Taher Saif, Gutgsell, Mechanical Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    • Venue: American University of Sharjah
    • Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010.
  • What Can We See with Nanofocused X-ray Photons?
    • Speaker: Dr. Abdel F. Isakovic, KUSTAR
    • Venue: Khalifa University-Abu Dhabi Campus
    • Date: May 26th 2010.
  • Shape Analysis and Classification of lgl-Type and Wild-Type Neurons
    • Speaker: Ms. Jinane Biri, American University in Dubai
    • Venue: American University in Dubai
    • Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010
  • Introduction of BME educational innovation and Problem Based Learning (PBL)
    • Speakers: Stephen P. DeWeerth and Dr. Kinda Khalaf, KUSTAR
    • Venue: Department of Biomedical Engineering, KUSTAR, Abu Dhabi Campus
    • Date: Saturday, November 27, 2010
  • Shape Analysis and Classification of lgl-Type and Wild-Type Neurons
    • Speaker: Ms. Jinane Biri, American University in Dubai
    • Venue: American University of Sharjah
    • Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010
  • First Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering

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Chair

Hasan Al-Nashash
Hasan Al-Nashash

Vice-Chair

Wathiq Mansoor
Wathiq Mansoor

Secretary

Kinda Khalaf

Treasurer

Riad Mahfouz