Programme  Titles  Presenters  Topics 
Title Index
A bio-inspired self-healing composite
E. D'Elia*, M. Miranda, E. Saiz
Imperial College London, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 13– Bioinspired Materials I  -  08:40 – 10:00
A modified JKR theory for the adhesion of patterned surfaces with a smooth glass surface
S. Das*, S. Chary, J. Yu, J. Tamelier, K. Turner, J. Israelachvili
University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Conference Day 5:  Session 21 – Biomechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:20
A novel mathematical framework for palpation detection of cancerous nodules in prostate
J. Palacio Torralba*, D. Timms, R. L. Reuben, Y. Chen
Heriot-Watt University, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 16 – Soft Tissues III  -  13:40 – 15:00
A Novel Nano Electrospun Wound Dressing Based On Shape Memory Polyurethane blends
L. TAN, J.L. Hu*, X. Guo, H.H. Huang, S. Luan
ITC, PolyU, HongKong, China
Conference Day 5:  Session 20 - Biomaterials  -  10:40 – 12:20
An evaluation of the role of entanglements on thermo-mechanical and shape memory behaviour of an amorphous copolylactide
S. Petisco*1,2, J. Fernández1,2, H. Amestoy1,2, J.M. Ugartemendia1,2, A. Santamaría1,3, J.R. Sarasua1,2
1University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain, 2Basque Excellence Research Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering (POLYMAT), Spain, 3POLYMAT, Spain
Conference Day 2:  Session 7 – Hard Tissues III  -  14:10 – 15:30
Assembly of Chemically Modified Graphene into Macroscopic Porous Architectures
S. Barg, F.M. Perez, P.V. Pereira, N. Ni, R.C. Maher, S. Eslava, C. Mattevi, E. Saiz*
Imperial College London, UK
Conference Day 3:  Keynote 8 - Eduardo Saiz Gutierrez  -  13:00 – 13:40
Biocomposites based on cellulose microfibrils - inspiration from the plant cell wall
L. Berglund
Royal Inst of Techn, Sweden
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
Bio-inspired wood material improvement - modification treatments and deformable structures
I. Burgert*1,2, E. Cabane1,2, N. Gierlinger1,2, M. Chanana1,3, M. Rueggeberg1,2, T. Keplinger1,2, V. Merk1,2, M. Ermeydan1,4, K. Razghandi1,4
1Institute of Building Materials, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2Applied Wood Research Laboratory, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Testing and Research, Switzerland, 3Universität Bayreuth, Physikalische Chemie II, Germany, 4Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials, Germany
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
Biological Nanomechanical Measurements With the Atomic Force Microscope
N.A. Geisse
Asylum Research, and Oxford Instruments companhy, USA
Conference Day 4:  Session 12 – Nanomechanics and Self-assembly  -  08:40 – 10:00
Biologically inspired structure-based adhesives: Where are we now?
S. Gorb
University of Kiel, Germany
Conference Day 3:  Keynote 7 - Stanislav N. Gorb  -  08:00 – 08:40
Biomimetic and multifunctional study of teleost fish skin
L. Szewciw1, D. Zhu1,3, R.K. Chintapalli1, F. Vernerey2, F. Barthelat*1
1McGill University, Canada, 2CU Boulder, USA, 3Hunan University, China
Conference Day 5:  Session 20 - Biomaterials  -  10:40 – 12:20
Bottom-up assembly of complex and hierarchical ceramic structures
E. Garcia-Tunon Blanca*, S. Barg, R. Bell, J.V.M. Weaver, E. Saiz
Imperial College London, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 14 - Nanomechanics and Self-assembly II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Challenges in Dental Restorative Composites
J.J. Kruzic*1, J. L Ferracane2, J. C. Mitchell3, T. J. Hilton2
1Oregon State University, USA, 2Oregon Health & Science University, USA, 3Midwestern University, USA
Conference Day 4:  Keynote 11 - Jay Kruzic  -  15.00 – 15.40
Chronic smoking significantly increases acoustic wave speed in human skin
M.J. Sherratt*1, C.E.M. Griffiths1, E. Tsoureli-Nikita2, B. Derby1, H.K. Graham1, C.J. Williams1, X. Zhao1, R. Akhtar3, A.K. Langton1, R.E.B. Watson1
1University of Manchester, UK, 2National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 3University of Liverpool, UK
Conference Day One:  Session 1: Soft tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Crack propagation in bone and bone-like composite: a numerical and experimental approach
F. Libonati*, L. Vergani
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Conference Day 3:  Session 8 – Biocrystals and mineralized tissues  -  08:40 – 10:00
Cyclic Loading Rate Dependence of Thoracolumbar Spine Segment Deformation
N.H. Campbell-Kyureghyan*1, S.V. Yalla1
1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, 2Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, USA
Conference Day 3:  Session 9 - Tribology and surface properties  -  10:40 – 12:00
Dissecting the origins of the nonlinear mechanics of fibrin clots
N.A. Kurniawan*, G.H. Koenderink
FOM Institute AMOLF, The Netherlands
Conference Day 4:  Session 12 – Nanomechanics and Self-assembly  -  08:40 – 10:00
Effect of anisotropy of cortical bone on cutting-tool penetration: experimental and numerical study
S. Li, A. Abdel-Wahab, E. Demirci, V.V. Silberschmidt*
Loughborough University, UK
Conference Day One:  Session 2: Hard tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Effect of Trabecular Orientation on Mechanical Properties: Nanoindentation Study of Human Femoral Head
C.L. Lin*1, V.R. Toal2, B.W. Cribb1, C.J. Adam2, H. Huang1
1The University of Queensland, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Conference Day 2:  Session 7 – Hard Tissues III  -  14:10 – 15:30
Effects of osteogenesis imperfecta on the mechanical properties of bone
L. Imbert*1, J-C. Auregan2,3, G. Finidori2, T. Hoc1
1LTDS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, 2Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Necker – Enfants Malades Hospital, AP-HP, France, 3Laboratory of Bioengineering and Biomechanics for Bone Articulation (B2OA University Paris-Diderot), France
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
Effects of surface modification of 45S5 bioactive glass on mechanical and in vivo remodeling properties of polymeric biocomposites in a sheep femoral condyle plug in vivo model
A.J.H. Harmata*, K.Z. Zienkiewicz, S.A.G. Guelcher
Vanderbilt University, USA
Conference Day 2:  Session 5 – Mechanobiology I  -  11:30 – 12.30
Elastic modulus and wettability of self-organized titania nanotubes
L.S. Santos*1, N.T.C. Oliveira3, C.A.H. Laurindo2, C.E.B. Marino1, N.K. Kuromoto1, C. M. Lepienski1
1Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil, 2Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil, 3Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil
Conference Day 4:  Session 17 – Tribology and Surface Properties II  -  13:40 – 15:00
Experimental and Computational Investigation of the Elastic Properties of Lamellar Bone
P. Zysset*1, E. Dall'Ara2, A. Reisinger1, E. Spiesz1, D. Pahr1
1University of Bern, Switzerland, 2The University of Sheffield, UK
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 – Multiscale Bone Mechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Experimental and computational study on biomechanics of recellularised porcine cardiac extracellular matrix scaffold for myocardial tissue engineering
G.C.T. Au-Yeung*1, U. Sarig1, T. Bronshtein2, F.Y.C. Boey1, S.S. Venkatraman1, M. Machluf2
1Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2Technion – Israel Institute of technology, Israel
Conference Day 2:  Session 5 – Mechanobiology I  -  11:30 – 12.30
Experimental, numerical, and analytical studies of bio-inspired flexible composites
S. Rudykh*, M.C. Boyce, C. Ortiz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Conference Day 4:  Session 15 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Finite element multiple-peeling simulations on hierarchical fibrillar structures
F. Bosia*1, S. Colella1, N.M. Pugno2
1University of Torino, Italy, 2University of Trento, Italy
Conference Day 5:  Session 19 – Biomechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Fracture Resistance and Healing Processes of Wood and Bone – Parallels of Strategies of Nature
S.E. Stanzl-Tschegg
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU, Austria
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
Fracture-mechanical Properties of Growth Plates of Sheep of Different Ages
E.K. Tschegg1, A. Celarek1, S.E. Stanzl-Tschegg*2
1Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2Univerity of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU, Austria
Conference Day 5:  Session 18 – Multiscale experiment and modeling  -  08:40 – 10:00
Friction of natural human and synthetic skin
S.E. Franklin*1,3, J. Kujawa2, J. Furgala4,2, J. Baranowska2
1Philips Research, The Netherlands, 2West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland, 3University of Sheffield, UK, 4Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Conference Day 4:  Session 17 – Tribology and Surface Properties II  -  13:40 – 15:00
From lipid membranes to synthetic cells
D. Brüggemann*1,2, C. Eberhard1,2, J. Frohnmayer1,2, C. Mollenhauer1,2, J.P. Spatz1,2
1Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany, 2University of Heidelberg, Germany
Conference Day 4:  Session 14 - Nanomechanics and Self-assembly II  -  10:40 – 12:00
From nano to macro: assembling molecular modules to biofabricate highly elastic cell-laden human protein-based elastomers for engineering functional cardiac tissue
N. Annabi1, S.M. Mithieux2, G. Yeo2, C. Baldock3, A. Tarakanova4, S.G. Wise2, M.J. Buehler4, A. Khademhosseini1, A.S. Weiss*2
1Harvard University, USA, 2University of Sydney, Australia, 3Manchester University, UK, 4Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Conference Day One:  Session 1: Soft tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Functional fibrous architectures in plant systems
G. Jeronimidis
Reading University, UK
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composite Cranial Implant with Bioactive Glass 
P.K. Vallittu*1, K. Aitasalo2, J. Piitulainen1,2, V. Vuorinen2, W. Serlo3
1University of Turku, Finland, 2Turku University Hospital, Finland, 3Oulu University Hospital, Finland
Conference Day 3:  Session 8 – Biocrystals and mineralized tissues  -  08:40 – 10:00
Hard biological tissues as multi-scale composite materials
B. Bar-On*1, H. D. Wagner2
1Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany, 2Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 – Multiscale Bone Mechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Hierarchical structure and flexure behaviour of the turtle carapace
B. Achrai*1, B. Bar-On2, H.D. Wagner1
1Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm, Germany
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
Homogenized stiffness matrices for mineralized collagen fibrils and lamellar bone using unit cell finite element models
A. Vercher*, E. Giner, C. Arango, J.E. Tarancón, F.J. Fuenmayor
Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Conference Day 5:  Session 19 – Biomechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
How Fatigue Cracks Interact With Microstructural Components In Murine Cortical Bone?
C. Acevedo*1,2, D.P. Pioletti3, R.O. Ritchie1,2, V. A. Stadelmann1
1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, 2UC Berkeley, USA, 3Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, 4AO Research Institute, Switzerland
Conference Day 2:  Session 7 – Hard Tissues III  -  14:10 – 15:30
Hyaluronic acid and mussel foot protein coacervate achieve concentrated delivery, wear protection and lubrication to surfaces.
D.R. Miller*1, S. Das2, M. Gylys3, K. Huang1, J. Israelachvili2, S. Han3, H.J. Waite2
1Department of Chemical Engineering, USA, 2Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, USA, 3Department of Chemistry, USA
Conference Day 5:  Session 21 – Biomechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:20
Improvement of Mechanical Properties and Crystallization Behavior of Optically Pure Polylactides by Stereocomplex Crystal Formation
N. López1, I. Martínez de Arenaza1, E. Meaurio1, J.R. Sarasua*1
1University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain, 2Basque Excellence Research Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, Spain
Conference Day 2:  Session 4 – Hierarchical Biomaterials  -  11:30 – 12.30
Incipient plasticity in 4H-SiC during quasistatic nanoindentation
S. Goel*1, J. Yan2, X. Luo3, A. Agrawal4
1Queen's University, UK, 2Kieo University, Japan, 3University of Strathclyde, UK, 4University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Conference Day 3:  Session 11 – Metals, Alloys and Ceramics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Indentation Size Effect in the Nanohardness Measurement of Dental Glass Ceramics
C.M. Smith, L. Yin*
James Cook University, Australia
Conference Day 2:  Session 7 – Hard Tissues III  -  14:10 – 15:30
Interfacial adhesion bioceramics/polymers
M. Miranda*, L. Koenig, S. Eslava, E. D'Elia, E. Saiz
Imperial College London, UK
Conference Day 3:  Session 9 - Tribology and surface properties  -  10:40 – 12:00
Kinematic Analysis and Geometric/Material Design Rules for "Human Fit" Flexible Protective Materials
C. Ortiz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Conference Day One:  Keynote 2 - Christine Ortiz  -  15:50 – 16:30
Limpet teeth; a ‘super’ high strength fibrous nanocomposite 
D. Lu, A.H. Barber*
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
Localised structural and mechanical remodelling at multiple length scales in the diabetic aorta
R. Akhtar*1, J.K. Cruickshank2, X. Zhao3, H.K. Graham3, L. Walton3, N. Gardiner3, B. Derby3, M.J. Sherratt3
1University of Liverpool, UK, 2King's College London, UK, 3University of Manchester, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 12 – Nanomechanics and Self-assembly  -  08:40 – 10:00
Lubrication of artificial hips
C. Myant*, P. Cann
Imperial College London, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 17 – Tribology and Surface Properties II  -  13:40 – 15:00
Mechanical performance of a biocompatible biocide soda-lime glass-ceramic
S. Lopez-Esteban1, J.F. Bartolome1, L. Esteban-Tejeda1, J.S. Moya*1, L.A. Diaz2, C. Prado2, R. Torrecillas2
1ICMM-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Spain, 2CINN-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Spain
Conference Day 3:  Session 11 – Metals, Alloys and Ceramics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Mechanical properties and biocompatibility of Ti-Nb-Ta-Zr alloy with varying Fe, Si and O content
J. Strasky1, I. Kopova*2, P. Harcuba1, M. Janecek1, L. Bacakova2
1Department of Physics of Materials, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, 2Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Conference Day 3:  Session 11 – Metals, Alloys and Ceramics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Mechanobiology of a tissue engineered tendon in a developed load bearing suture technique for in vivo integration and matrix remodelling
P. Sawadkar*, S. Alexander, L. Bozec, V. Mudera
Universiry College London, UK
Conference Day 2:  Session 5 – Mechanobiology I  -  11:30 – 12.30
Mechano-tribological Characterisation of Human Skin Behaviour in-vivo: Experimental and Simulation Studies
M. DJAGHLOUL*1, E. AMAIED1, S. TUPIN1, F. MORIZOT2, H. ZAHOUANI1
1University of Lyon, Laboratory of Tribology and Dynamic of Systems, UMR-CNRS 5513, ENISE–ECL, 36 Avenue Guy de Collongue, 69134 Ecully, France, 2CE.R.I.E.S. Human skin research center of CHANEL, Paris,France, France
Conference Day 5:  Session 21 – Biomechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:20
Micromechanical Modelling of the in vivo Mechanical Environment of Mesenchymal Stem Cells
T.J. Vaughan*, M. Voisin, L.M. McNamara
NUI Galway, Ireland
Conference Day 3:  Session 10 – Cell Mechanics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Micromechanical optimisation of tissue engineered constructs
J.C. McConnell*, L.E. Clarke, S.M. Richardson, B. Derby, R.E.B. Watson, J.A. Hoyland, M.J. Sherratt
University of Manchester, UK
Conference Day 2:  Session 6 – Regenerative Medicine  -  14:10 – 15:30
Microscale notch tension testing demonstrates existence of interfibrillar shear stress
S.E. Szczesny*1, D.M. Elliott2
1University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2University of Delaware, USA
Conference Day 5:  Session 21 – Biomechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:20
Microstructures and mechanical properties of beta Ti-33.6Nb-4Sn alloy for an advanced hip prosthetic stem
S. Hanada*1, T.K. Jung2, N. Masahashi1, N. Yamada1, G. Yamako3, E. Itoi1
1Tohoku University, Japan, 2Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Republic of Korea, 3University of Miyazaki, Japan
Conference Day 3:  Session 11 – Metals, Alloys and Ceramics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Modelling and Experiment Reveal Mutable Inverse Temperature Transition in Silk-Elastin-like Protein Polymers.
A. Tarakanova*1, W. Huang2, Q. Wang2, D.L. Kaplan2, M.J. Buehler1
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2Tufts University, USA
Conference Day One:  Session 1: Soft tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Modelling the interstitial fluid flow and the mechanical behaviour of intact human skin in vivo
M-A. ABELLAN*, J-M. BERGHEAU, H. ZAHOUANI
Université de Lyon, ENISE LTDS UMR 5513, France
Conference Day 4:  Session 16 – Soft Tissues III  -  13:40 – 15:00
Modulation of elasticity in human bone for improved fracture toughness
P. J. Thurner*1, O. L. Katsamenis1, T. Jenkins1, L. Coutts1, O. Andriotis1, T. Li1, D. Dunlop2, R. O. C. Oreffo1, C. Cooper1, N. Harvey1 et al
1University of Southampton, UK, 23Southampton University Hospital, UK
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 – Multiscale Bone Mechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Molecular mechanics of mineralized collagen fibrils in bone
M. Buehler
MIT, USA
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 continued – Multiscale Bone Mechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Multiple length-scale characterization of the strength and toughness of human cortical bone and its biological degradation due to aging and disease
E. A. Zimmermann, R. O. Ritchie*
University of California, USA
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 continued – Multiscale Bone Mechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Multi-scale and multi-physics modelling of the in vivo and in vitro mechanical environment of osteocytes
S.W. Verbruggen, T.J. Vaughan, L.M. McNamara*
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 – Multiscale Bone Mechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Mutable nanomechanical properties of Nvjp-1 protein
C. Chou*1, P. Dennis2, R. Naik2, M. Buehler1
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Conference Day 4:  Session 13– Bioinspired Materials I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Nacre-like structures by sedimentation of polymer-coated planar particles
S. Behr*, A. Dreyer, G.A. Schneider
Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Conference Day 4:  Session 15 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Nanomechanical Testing of Diatoms
C. Thaulow*, S. Bjørnøy Hove, M. Vebner
NTNU, Norway
Conference Day One:  Session 2: Hard tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Necking and failure of constrained contractile 3D cicrotissues: role of geometry and stiffness
V.B. Shenoy*1, H.L. Wang1, A.A. Svoronos2, T. Boudou1, J.R. Morgan2, C.S. Chen1
1University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2Brown University, USA
Conference Day 3:  Session 10 – Cell Mechanics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Non-invasive ultrasonic techniques to determine the elastic constants of layered vegetal parenchyma tissues and structural fibres: relationship with cellular microscopic features.
M.D. Fariñas, T.E. Gómez Alvarez-Arenas*
ISI Spanish National Reseach Council (CSIC), Spain
Conference Day 3:  Session 10 – Cell Mechanics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Novel nanostructured Ti-based alloy for biomedical applications
A.P. Hynowska*1, A. Blanquer1, E. Pellicer1, J. Fornell1, S. Suriñach1, A. Gebert2, J. Eckert2, C. Nogués1, M.D. Baró1, J. Sort3 et al
1Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2IFW Dresden, Germany, 3Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Spain
Conference Day 5:  Session 20 - Biomaterials  -  10:40 – 12:20
Numerical Simulations of Polycaprolactone Scaffolds
H.A. Almeida*, P.J. Bártolo
Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, Portugal
Conference Day 2:  Session 6 – Regenerative Medicine  -  14:10 – 15:30
On macro-,  micro-, and nanoscopic aspects of implant surfaces and their importance for  osseointegration
A. Wennerberg
Malmo University, Sweden
Conference Day 4:  Keynote 10 - Ann Wennerberg  -  13:00 – 13:40
Overcoming brittleness through bio-inspiration and micro-architecture: fabrication and testing of a tough and "ductile" glass
M. Mirkhalaf, A. Khayer Dastjerdi, F. Barthelat*
McGill University, Canada
Conference Day 4:  Session 13– Bioinspired Materials I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Parylene C protective coating with controlled drug delivery: fabrication, characterization and evaluation for bone fixation implants applications
M. Golda*1, K. Engvall2, M. Hakkarainen2, N. Aminlashgari2, M. Brzychczy-Wloch3, K. Gebarowska4, J. Kasperczyk4, A. Kotarba1
1Jagiellonian University, Poland, 2Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, 3Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland, 4Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Conference Day 3:  Session 9 - Tribology and surface properties  -  10:40 – 12:00
Photo-active collagen systems with controlled triple helix architecture
G. Tronci*1, S.J. Russell2, D.J. Wood1
1University of Leeds, UK, 2University of Leeds, UK
Conference Day 4:  Session 15 – Bioinspired Materials II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Plant structure and movements as concept generators for bio-inspired materials
T. Speck, T. Masselter*
Botanic Garden, University of Freiburg, Schänzlestr. 1, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
Predictive model for cell softening and hardening
J.J. Muñoz*1, S. Albo1, V. Conte2, N. Asadipour1
1Universitat Politècninca de Catalunya, Spain, 2Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya, Spain
Conference Day 3:  Session 10 – Cell Mechanics  -  13:40 – 15:00
Pseudo-static and dynamic mechanical properties of ligament and tendon: a multi-scalar approach
P.C. Twigg*, C.A. Grant
University of Bradford, UK
Conference Day 5:  Session 18 – Multiscale experiment and modeling  -  08:40 – 10:00
Quantification of mouse skeletal phenotypes using μCT
N.S. Mohamad*, J. Tong, D. Gorecki, M. Guille, G. Tozzi
University of Portsmouth, UK
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
Rate Dependent Compressive Behavior of Corneal Stroma
H. Hatami-mabrini*, E. Etebu
Oklahoma State University, USA
Conference Day 5:  Session 18 – Multiscale experiment and modeling  -  08:40 – 10:00
Rate-dependent behaviour of mineral-protein nano-interfaces in nacre
Y. An*, A.H. Barber
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Conference Day 5:  Session 20 - Biomaterials  -  10:40 – 12:20
Recent advances and challenges in understanding the biomechanics of insect cuticle
J-H. Dirks*1, D. Taylor2
1Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany, 2Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Conference Day 2:  Session 4 – Hierarchical Biomaterials  -  11:30 – 12.30
Research and development of metallic biomaterials meeting clinical demands
T. Hanawa
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Conference Day 2:  Keynote 6 - Takao Hanawa  -  15:30 – 16:10
Rigidity patterned biocompatible polyelectrolyte multilayers: Tool to control cell behaviors
N. Saha*1,2, C. Monge2, T. Boudou2, V. Dulong3, K. Glinel1, C. Picart2
1UC Louvain, Belgium, 2INP Grenoble, France, 3Univ. Rouen, France
Conference Day 4:  Session 14 - Nanomechanics and Self-assembly II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Role of noncollagenous proteins in bone mechanics at the nanoscale
D. Vashishth*1, A. Poundari1, A. Ural2, S. Morgan1
1Role of noncollagenous proteins in bone mechanics at the nanoscale, USA, 2Villanova University, USA
Conference Day 3:  Special Session 2 continued – Multiscale Bone Mechanics II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Segregation of αvβ3 and α5β1 integrins on orthogonally functionalized binary micropatterned substrates
J. Guasch1,2 et al
1Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany, 2University of Heidelberg, Germany, 3Hasselt University, Belgium, 4Technische Universität München, Germany, 5King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Conference Day 2:  Session 6 – Regenerative Medicine  -  14:10 – 15:30
Self-assembly and conjugation effects of supramolecular cyclic peptide nanotubes
L. Ruiz*, S. Keten
Northwestern University, USA
Conference Day 5:  Session 18 – Multiscale experiment and modeling  -  08:40 – 10:00
Shear µ-Rheology of Intracellular Medium Using Magnetic Wires
L. Chevry, R. Colin, B. Abou, J-F. Berret*
Université Parsi Diderot Paris7, France
Conference Day 4:  Session 16 – Soft Tissues III  -  13:40 – 15:00
Single cell traction microscopy within 3D collagen matrices
M.S. Hall*1, X. Feng1, Y. Huang1, R. Long2, C-Y. Hui1, M. Wu1
1Cornell University, USA, 2University of Alberta, Canada
Conference Day 4:  Session 16 – Soft Tissues III  -  13:40 – 15:00
Spatially and temporally coordinated processes of cells from molecular to cellular scales
J.P. Spatz*, J. Guasch, I. Platzman, E.A. Cavalcanti-Adam
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Conference Day 2:  Keynote 5 - Joachim Spatz  -  13:30 – 14:10
Spider silk and its applications
T. Scheibel
University of Bayreuth, Germany
Conference Day 4:  Keynote 9 - Thomas Scheibel  -  08:00 – 08:40
Static friction in rock climbing - the benefit of using climbing chalk
M.A. Masen*, J. van Kuilenburg, J. van der Hoek
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Conference Day 3:  Session 9 - Tribology and surface properties  -  10:40 – 12:00
Study of crack propagation in cortical bone tissue under dynamic loading: finite element analysis
X. Gao, A.A. Abdel-Wahab*, V.V. Silberschmidt
loughborough University, UK
Conference Day 3:  Session 8 – Biocrystals and mineralized tissues  -  08:40 – 10:00
Synthesis and mechanical characterization of poly-D-L-lactide/nano-hydroxyapatite composite
M. Villagómez-Galindo*1, G. Carbajal-De la Torre1, A.B. Martínez-Valencia1, L.A. Ibarra-Bracamontes1, J.C. Pérez-Reyes1, E. Rubio-Rosas2, M.A. Espinosa-Medina1
1Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo UMSNH, Mexico, 2Centro Universitario de Vinculación BUAP, Mexico
Conference Day 2:  Session 4 – Hierarchical Biomaterials  -  11:30 – 12.30
Targeted bone remodelling: investigating the “scissors model”
C.M. Dooley*, T.C. Lee, D. Taylor, D. Cafferky
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Conference Day One:  Session 2: Hard tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
Tendon fascicles show an age-specific response to cyclic fatigue loading
C.T. Thorpe1, G.P. Riley2, H.L. Birch3, P.D. Clegg4, H.R.C. Screen*1
1Queen Mary University of London, UK, 2University of East Anglia, UK, 3UCL, UK, 4University of Liverpool, UK
Conference Day One:  Session 1: Soft tissues I  -  17:00 – 18:20
The magnificent attachment of tendon to bone, and our appalling efforts to regrow it
G.M. Genin
Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Conference Day One:  Keynote 3 - Guy Genin  -  18:20 – 19:00
The potential of nanosized silica fillers in self-etch dental adhesives
U. Lohbauer*, S. Kreppel, R. Belli, A. Wagner, A. Petschelt, A.R. Boccaccini et al
University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany
Conference Day 3:  Session 8 – Biocrystals and mineralized tissues  -  08:40 – 10:00
The proprioceptive control of posture in land plants
B. Moulia1,2
1INRA, France, 2Université Blaise Pascal, France
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
The role of nodes in the biomechanics of bamboo
D. Taylor*1, B. Kinane1, C. Sweeney1, D. Sweetnam1, P. O'Reilly1, K. Duan2
1Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2Central Queensland University, Australia
Conference Day 2:  Special Session 1 – Wood and Plants I  -  08:40 – 11:00
The role of type I collagen heterotrimers and homotrimers in mechanical strength: molecular origin of brittle bone disease
S.W. Chang*, M.J. Buehler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
The time-dependent contact behaviour of the intact and menisectomy tibio-femoral joint under physiological load and realistic contact boundary conditions
Q.E. Meng*1, Z.M. Jin1,2, R. Wilcox1, J. Fisher1
1University of Leeds, UK, 2Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Conference Day 5:  Session 19 – Biomechanics I  -  08:40 – 10:00
Therapeutic efficiency of folated poly(ethylene glycol)-chitosan-graft-polyethylenimine-Pdcd4 complexes in H-ras12V mice with liver cancer
Y.C. Park*1, M.H. Cho1
1CRI, Republic of Korea, 2Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Conference Day 4:  Session 14 - Nanomechanics and Self-assembly II  -  10:40 – 12:00
Tug-of-war: Mechanical coordination of biomolecular motors
S. Klumpp*, R. Marathe, M.I.J. Müller, R. Lipowsky
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany
Conference Day 4:  Session 12 – Nanomechanics and Self-assembly  -  08:40 – 10:00
Validation of a finite element model for cartilage under unicompartimental knee osteoarthritis
A. Vidal-Lesso*1, E.R. Ledesma-Orozco2, R. Lesso-Arroyo1, L. Daza-Benitez3
1Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico, 2Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico, 3UMAE-IMSS, Mexico
Conference Day 2:  Session 3 – Hard Tissues II  -  08:40 – 11:00
Vibration Signature of Human Hair during Friction Test
J. Jamart*1,2, D. Djaghloul1, M. Paget2, F. Mandica2, H. Zahouani1
1Laboratory of Tribology and System Dynamics, UMR-CNRS 5513, University of Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, France, 2Société Calor, Groupe SEB, Département Soins de la Personne, France, France
Conference Day 5:  Session 20 - Biomaterials  -  10:40 – 12:20
Wear mechanism investigation of remineralising human enamel
J.A. Arsecularatne, M. Hoffman, Y-Q. Wu*
The university of New South Wales, Australia
Conference Day 4:  Session 17 – Tribology and Surface Properties II  -  13:40 – 15:00
 

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