The 4th International Conference of Bionic Engineering-ICBE2013
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August 13-16, 2013, Nanjing, P. R. China



- International Society of Bionic Engineering


- National Natural Science Foundation of China
- Ministry of Science and Technology of China
- Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China)
- Jilin University (China)
- Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development (China)


“Bionics” is the study of living systems with the intention of applying their principles to the design of engineering systems. Bionic engineering has become an interdisciplinary research area which integrates biology, materials science, mechanics, informatics, tribology, and other related subjects. Up to now, many bionic scientific productions have been achieved, such as the terrain-machines based on soil animals, the audiovisual equipments based on human eye and ear function, the flying machines based on birds or the winged insects.
The 4th International Conference of Bionic Engineering (ICBE 2013), organized by Institute for Bioinspired Structure and Surface Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Ministry of Education of China, will be held on August 13-16, 2013, in Nanjing, China.
Continuing from the conferences in 2006, 2008 and 2010, ICBE 2013 intends to bring together researchers and developers in the academic field and industry from around the world to share their research experience and to explore research collaboration in the areas of bionic engineering. We are pleased to invite you to submit papers and attend ICBE 2013.


Suggested topics include but not limit to the following:
- Biomechanics
- Bionic Structure
- Biomimetic Materials
- Biomimetic Surface
- Industry applications in biomimetics
- Sensors and signal processing
- Energy systems
- Robotics, motion systems and artificial intelligence


Authors are invited to submit the abstracts of original researches by email to Please include “ICBE2013” and your topic ONLY in the subject line.
The authors of accepted presentations should submit their full research papers or extended abstracts to the conference. Guidelines of the manuscript submission will be mailed to the authors with the acceptance letter. All the submitted papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published in the periodical ‘Applied Mechanics and Materials’ (EI indexed) which is online available in full text via the platform Selected papers will be published by ‘Journal of Bionic Engineering’ (SCIE indexed) or ‘Chinese Science Bulletin’ (SCI indexed) in a significantly extended, updated or rewritten version.


Mar.31, 2013: Deadline for abstract submission
Apr.10, 2013: Notification for acceptance
Apr.30, 2013:Deadline for full paper submission
May 31, 2013: Notification for full paper acceptance
Jul. 31, 2013: Deadline for early bird registration
Aug. 13-16, 2013: Conference


Academician Spearkers
Prof. Lei Jiang
--Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Prof. Luquan Ren
--Jilin University, China

Plenary Spearkers
Prof. Robert J. Full
--The University California, Berkeley, USA
Prof. Stanislav N. Gorb
--University of Kiel, Germany
Prof. Ryohei Kanzaki
--The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Julian F. V. Vincent
--University of Bath, UK
Prof. Shaowu Zhang
--The Australian National University, Australian

Invited Speakers
Prof. Haisong Ang
--Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Prof. Friedrich G. Barth
--University of Vienna, Austria
Dr. Thomas Endlein
--The University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Prof. Christian-Herbert Fischer
--Institute for heterogeneous Material Systems, Germany
Prof. Ille C. Gebeshuber
--Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Low Kin Huat
--Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Mike King
--Cornell University, USA
Prof. MinJun Kim
--Drexel University, USA
Prof. Sergey N. Kulkov
--Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
Prof. Chaozong Liu
--Newcastle University, UK
Prof. Dichen Li
--Xian Jiaotong University, China
Dr Xingcai Liang
--Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology, China
Prof. Haeshin Lee
--Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), South Korea
Prof. Kok-Meng Lee
--Georgia Institute of Technology,USA
Dr Bing Li
--Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. W. Jon P. Barnes
--University of Glasgow, UK
Dr Xiaohan Pei
--PetroChina Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development, China
Prof. Rashid Qaisrani
--Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Dr Lei Ren
--The University of Mancheste, UK
Prof. Chenling Shen
--Natioanl University of Defense Technology, China
Prof. Lining Sun
--Suzhou University
Prof. Thomas Stegmaier
--German Institute for Textile and Fibre Research Denkendorf, Germany
Prof. Thomas Schimmel
--Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Prof. Vilas M Salokhe
--Kaziranga University, India
Prof. Peeyush Soni
--Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Prof. Timothy Simalenga
--CCARDESA, Botswana
Dr Geza Toth
--Oulu University, Finland
Prof. Yezhong Tang
--Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prof. Ding Wang
--Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr Wanfu Wang
--Dunhuang Academy, China
Prof. Chengwei Wu
--Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Marc Weissburg
--Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Xitai Wang
--National Research Center for Rehabilitation Technical Aids, China
Prof. Simon X. Yang
--University of Guelph, Canada
Prof. Jeannette Yen
--Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Yuying Yan
--University of Nottingham, UK
Prof. Shujun Zhang
--University of Gloucestershire, UK
Prof. Xujian Zhang
--Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. Haiqing Zhao
--Johns Hopkins University, USA


All participants and accompanying persons should register for the meeting and registration fee will be charged. The fee covers coffee breaks, reception, and cost of conference materials.
Delegate/Participant: US$300
Student/Accompanying Person: US$ 150

(Open for application)
Nanjing Bio-inspired Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.
Wuhan Haima Technology Co., Ltd.
Suzhou Tongjin Precision Industry Co., Ltd
Shanghai Gaitech Scientific Instruments Co., Ltd

Institute for Bio-inspired Structure and Surface Engineering,
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
PO Box 317,29 Yudao St., 210016 Nanjing, China
Tel: 86- 25-84892581 ext. 816
Fax: 86- 25-84892581 ext. 101
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