Key themes and topics

  • Clinical audits
  • Clinical Engineering Certification
  • Future perspectives on new areas requiring standardization/accreditation and certification
  • Hospital/Clinical Accreditation of Programs
  • International healthcare accreditation
  • National accreditation schemes
  • Quality systems/quality assurance
  • Professional Certification and Licensure
  • Role of regulatory bodies
  • International Standards and Regulations of medical devices
  • Innovation and new/emerging technology in Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology
  • Innovation and new/emerging technology in Radiation Oncology
  • Innovation and new/emerging technology in Nuclear Medicine
  • Target ablation by using radiofrequency, ultrasound, cryotherapy, etc
  • Biomedical imaging
  • Biomedical instrumentation
  • Biosignal processing
  • Medical physics
  • Biosensors
  • BioMEMs
  • Microfluidics & Lab-on-Chip 
  • Mutli-scale devices & systems
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Bioelectronics devices and applications
  • Emerging characterization techniques, devices and materials
  • Cell-material interface in natural systems
  • DNA damage and repair in cells and tissues
  • Off target radiation effects – cytoplasmic damage, bystander effect, genomic instability
  • Tumour heterogeneity and response to radiation
  • Cell radiosensitivity/radioresistance and its targeted manipulations
  • Dose hypofractionation and hyperfractionation
  • Particle and high-LET radiations: implications for cancer treatment
  • Low dose effects
  • Radiomics and systems radiobiology
  • Clinical radiobiology
  • Artificial organs
  • Biomaterials 
  • Controlled drug delivery 
  • Pharmaceutics 
  • Tissue engineering 
  • 3D printing and Bioprinting
  • Cardiovascular mechanics
  • Cell & molecular mechanics
  • Organ and tissue mechanics
  • Orthopaedic biomechanics 
  • Mechanobiology
  • Sports biomechanics & human performance
  • Computer-assisted surgery 
  • Medical robotics 
  • Rehabilitation engineering & assistive technology 
  • Exoskeletal & wearable devices
  • Smart sensors
  • Soft robotics
  • BioMechantronics
  • Health technology Management
  • Quality, Productivity and Benchmarking
  • Telehealth in Developing Countries
  • Information & Communication Technologies and Clinical Engineering (CE-IT)
  • Innovation and Design of Surgical and Medical Devices
  • Disaster Preparedness for Clinical Engineers
  • Clinical Process Analysis and Optimization
  • Medical Devices Incident Analysis and Management
  • Forensic Clinical Engineering and Risk Management
  • Clinical Engineering Certification, Training and Education
  • Decision Support Systems and Clinical Engineering
  • National Societies and International Cooperation
  • Clinical Engineering Success Stories
  • Simulation and Modelling in Radiotherapy
  • Simulation and Modelling for Diagnostic Imaging
  • Modelling for radiation protection applications
  • Phantom modelling
  • Hemodynamics
  • Transport and physiological modelling
  • Ultrasound simulation
  • Radiography/Fluoroscopy
  • Mammography/Tomosynthesis
  • Multi Detector CT and Cone Beam CT
  • MRI
  • Optical
  • Ultrasound
  • Quality assurance
  • Cell-free synthetic biology
  • Engineering synthetic ecosystems
  • Microbial production of drugs
  • Artificial cells
  • Synthetic viruses
  • Genetic engineering
  • Artificial photosynthesis
  • Computational designs
  • Tools and techniques
  • AI in Medical Physics
  • AI in Biomedical Engineering
  • Telemedicine & healthcare
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • Radiomics
  • Genomics
  • Quantitative Image Analysis
  • Treatment response
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital medicine
  • Clinical decision support systems
  • Personalised medicine
  • Technology Management Programs
  • Equipment Management Systems
  • Health Technology Assessment and Economics
  • Productivity and Benchmarking
  • Cost Effective Technologies for Developing Countries
  • Clinical trials
  • Diagnostics
  • Therapeutics
  • Immunotherapy
  • Immuno-engineering
  • Liquid biopsy
  • Precision medicine
  • Vaccine Development
  • Bioethics
  • BioDesign in the BME curriculum
  • Career development
  • Continuous professional development
  • Disruptive technology for education
  • Education, training and Residency
  • Regional/national experiences
  • Teaching healthcare professionals
  • Technology enhanced education
  • Imaging techniques for Radiation Therapy
  • MRI in Radiation Therapy
  • Imaging techniques for Particle Therapy
  • Imaging for Surgery and Interventional Radiology
  • Quantitative Imaging
  • Cone beam CT and IGRT
  • Optical/Surface Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Treatment response assessment
  • Neurodynamics
  • Neuroimaging
  • Brain-machine interfaces
  • Advanced brain monitoring
  • Innovations in neurotechnology
  • Nuclear medicine instrumentation – present and future designs
  • Computed tomography in nuclear medicine
  • Magnetic resonance in nuclear medicine
  • SPECT, SPECT/CT imaging
  • PET/CT imaging
  • PET/MR imaging
  • Image reconstruction and correction strategies
  • Image registration and segmentation
  • Image quantification
  • Radionuclide therapy
  • Tracer kinetic modelling
  • Nuclear medicine dosimetry
  • Monte Carlo modelling in nuclear medicine
  • Dosimetry in nuclear medicine (experiments, calculations)
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Quality Assurance
  • Image Acquisition Physics
  • Reconstruction
  • Image Quality - Modeling & Artifacts correction
  • Image Processing and Analysis/Segmentation/Registration/CAD
  • Clinical Applications
  • Calibration and QA/QC
  • Quantitative Imaging
  • Virtual Tools and Phantoms
  • Patient exposure tracking and cumulative doses
  • Justification and imaging appropriateness
  • Reporting systems
  • High exposures, Accidents, incidents, and risk management
  • Skin injuries
  • Nuclear and radiological emergencies and preparedness
  • Mathematical modelling of radiation protection
  • Shielding design
  • Dose and Risk optimization for radiation protection
  • Remote dose monitoring
  • Occupational dosimetry
  • Diagnostic reference levels
  • Caregivers
  • Safety of non–ionizing radiation
  • Human factors engineering for medical device and system design
  • Patient safety, medical errors, and adverse event prevention related to health technologies
  • Protocol optimization
  • Regulatory aspects of radiation protection and safety
  • Dosimetry in therapy (experiments, calculations)
  • Dosimetry in imaging (experiments, calculations)
  • Micro– and nano-dosimetry
  • Small Field Dosimetry (see E: Radiation Therapy Physics)
  • Nuclear medicine dosimetry
  • Internal Dosimetry in nuclear medicine (experiments, calculations)
  • Three-dimensional dosimetry systems
  • Novel Dosimeters
  • Biodosimetry
  • Detector modelling for dosimetry
  • Brachytherapy (HDR, LDR and PDR) planning, delivery and QA
  • Photon therapy: VMAT and IMRT Planning and Delivery
  • Photon therapy: VMAT and IMRT Verification and QA
  • Stereotactic Radiotherapy: Planning, Delivery and QA
  • Particle Therapy: Planning and Delivery
  • Particle Therapy: Verification and QA
  • IGRT: Progress, delivery and QA
  • IGRT: Surface Guided RT and Ultrasound Guided RT
  • MR-Linac, MR-IGRT, synthetic CT
  • Adaptive Radiation Therapy
  • Motion management
  • Radiobiological modelling
  • Treatment planning: Optimization, automation, evaluation and robustness
  • Immobilization technology
  • QA equipment technology
  • Dose calculations and delivery verification
  • Quality Assurance
  • Hyperthermia and Photodynamic therapy techniques
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