Yearly Archives: 2014

Call for Nominations – Honorary Life Members

IFMBE is now seeking nomniations for Honorary Life Members. To nominate an individual, please complete the enclosed Nomination Form. Provide sufficient detail for the committee to make an informed decision. Use additional pages if necessary. Please be reminded that the nomination process must be confidential. You are not to inform the individual you are nominating

Invitation to Host 2021 IUPESM World Congress

1 December 2014 Dear Colleagues: The IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering is the triennial event of the IOMP and IFMBE. Previous such IUPESM World Congresses have solidified the unifying concepts of the physical and engineering sciences in medicine. The next two World Congresses in Toronto 2015 and Prague 2018 will strengthen

Call for Nominations – IFMBE Officers, AC Members & Division Members

IFMBE is now seeking nominations for: (A) IFMBE Officers’ positions, namely, President-Elect, Secretary-General, and Treasurer, for the 2015-2018 term (B) Two (02) Administrative Council (AC) Members to serve two successive terms (2015-2018 and 2018-2021) The term of office in the AC for Prof. Olof Lindahl and Prof. Luis Kun will expire at the World Congress

Awards – Call for Nominations (Closing deadline extended to: 31 Jan 2015)

The IFMBE maintains an awards program to recognize every three years on the occasion of the World Congress individuals for their contributions to Biomedical Engineering. There are currently two awards: (1) the Zworykin Award, named after the IFMBE Founder President Professor V. K. Zworykin; (2) the Otto Schmitt Award. The selection of awardees is made

Inaugural WEST Symposium 2014

The Inaugural Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WEST) Symposium in conjunction with Marie Curie’s 147th birthday Friday, 7 November 2014 | 1 to 5 pm Singapore Marriott Hotel The symposium aims to empower and encourage young women to consider and choose engineering, science, and technology fields as a career path. Women make up about half

EPWS President honoured with Order of Merit

EPWS President honoured with Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for pioneering work in the promotion of women in science   EPWS President Dr. Brigitte Mühlenbruch has been honoured with the Order of Merit 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany in acknowledgement of her pioneering work in the promotion of women

Temporary/Short Term Vacancies at WHO

Temporary /Short Term Appointments (one to two years contract) For more information, please visit: http://www.who.int/employment/vacancies/en/ Technical Officer (Medical Products) >> https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=30075&vaclng=en Technical Officer (In Vitro Diagnostics) >> https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=29955&vaclng=en Director Health Systems Governance and Financing (HGF) >> https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=30042&vaclng=en

Medical devices and biomedical engineers needed in response to the Ebola outbreak

Message from Dr Adriana Velazquez Berumen Senior Adviser for Medical Devices. Essential Medicines and Health Products Department Health Systems and Innovation Cluster World Health Organisation 2nd October 2014 Yesterday, the United Nations Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon  visited WHO and urged for actions. He said that  all  the United Nations and many partners are now joining

IFMBE Meetings at APCMBE 2014

>> View IFMBE Meetings at APCMBE 2014 in Tainan, Taiwan (9 – 12 Oct 2014)

IEEE EMBS BRAIN Grand Challenges Conference

November 13 – 14, 2014 The Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society of the IEEE is pleased to announce this exciting conference prior to SfN in Washington DC. The goal of the meeting is to discuss challenges to laying out the road maps addressing BRAIN grand challenges as have been discussed broadly by the scientific

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