Main sponsors

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Mechanical properties of biological samples
One day workshop

Important dates

extended to May 1, 2019
April 10, 2019
Abstract submission and registration

May 10, 2019
Confirmation of accepted abstracts

June 10, 2019
Early bird registration & payment

September 10, 2019
Full text submission

September 10, 2019
Registration & payment

November 6-8, 2019

Also sponsored by
Prof. Dr. Mike Swain

Professor Michael Swain is currently professor of Bio-engineering and Biomaterials at the Don State Technical University in Rostov on Don in Russia as well as Emeritus Professor at Sydney University. He was formerly head of Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Otago, New Zealand, as well as the Biomaterials Science Research Unit at the University of Sydney. He graduated with a B.Sc (1969) and PhD (1973) in physics from the University of NSW, Sydney Australia.

After post-doctoral experiences in the USA, UK and Europe he joined CSIRO, in Australia, working on zirconia Advanced Ceramics and subsequently Nano-mechanical Properties of materials. In 1990 he joined Sydney University where he taught in the Mechanical Engineering Department and from 1994 to the Dental Faculty. Recently his research has focused on dental and biomaterials including teeth and bone. He was also recently a visiting fellow at the Uniklinik Freiburg in Germany and head of Bio-clinical Sciences at Kuwait University.