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EMBS Students Activities

A) Conferences

EMBS organizes extensive student programs in the major conferences, and the EMBS Student members are cordially invited to participate in these educational and networking events. Student members are offered registration at reduced rates for EMBS conferences! 

A.1) EMBC: Annual International Conference

Each year EMBS sponsors the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.  This conference features diverse topics in the field of biomedical engineering, includes many students and young professional activities annually, and is also host to the EMBS Student Paper Competition. For more information on EMBC, visit activities usually held at EMBC:

  • Lunch with Leaders.
  • Student Paper Competition.
  • Meet the Editors.
  • WIE Luncheon and Mini-symposium.
  • Students and Young Professionals Reception.

A.2) International Student Conference Series

EMBS also sponsors International Student Conferences – organized by the students, for the students! Upcoming International Student Conferences:

  • ISC 2018: December 19-21, Bengaluru, India.
  • ISC 2018: August 13-15, Lima, Peru.
  • ISC 2018: May 5-6, Turkey.
  • ISC 2017: October 12-13, Cairo, Egypt.
  • PGBiomed 2017, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • ISC 2016: May 29-31 at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
  • PGBiomed 2015, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  • ISC 2014 at Putra University, Malaysia.
  • ISC 2013 at Cairo University, Egypt.

A.3) Other Conferences:

Special Topic Conferences: We also sponsor and technically co-sponsor special topic conferences.  To find out more click here: EMBS-sponsored conferences. Check, these conferences on the EMBS conference calendar.

B) Summer Schools

EMBS also organizes and hosts Summer Schools on a range of topics. For listings and more information, click here.

Upcoming Summer Schools:

  • Practical Computer Modeling for Medical Device Design, June 11-17, 2017, Charleston, SC, USA.
  • 3rd IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Neural Engineering, Aug 13-18, 2017, Shanghai, China.
  • 13th IEEE EMBS International Summer School on Biomedical Imaging, June 15- 23, Saint Jacut de la Mer, Emerald Coast, France.

C) Distinguished Lecturer Program

EMBS provides matching funds of up to $500 / $1000 to EMBS Student Clubs/Chapters for hosting a Distinguished Lecturer event. The matching ratio is 2:1, with EMBS providing up to twice the amount raised from some other source. For additional information on funding and how to request a Distinguished Lecturer, please visit the Distinguished Lecturer site page on the EMBS homepage.

D) EMBS Local Paper Competitions

EMBS provides support for local paper competitions to encourage students to participate in our conferences. The support is in the form of matching funds for enabling local paper competition winners to attend the annual EMBC. For more information, please visit the Local Paper Competitions page on the main EMBS website.

E) EMBS MOOC “So You Want to Become a Biomedical Engineer?”

Want to become a biomedical engineer but not sure where to focus or how to get there? This engineering course will give you an overview of this wildly popular and vast field.  You will learn about more than two dozen areas of focus, get a peek at some of the cool and exciting advances going on at top institutions, and meet more than 30 biomedical engineers in various stages of their career. Visit the course website on edX for more details.