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The 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering-ICBE2016
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June 21-24, 2016, Ningbo, P. R. China


The 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering organized by the International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE) will be held in Ningbo at the University of Nottingham Ningbo (UNNC) campus, 21 – 24, June 2016. This conference aims to provide an international forum for scientists and engineers around the world who are working in the field of bionic engineering, and also for dissemination of information and knowledge exchange in biomimetics and bionic engineering. A broad range of topics and application areas will be devised to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of this conference.



Authors are invited to submit abstracts covering, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Biomechanics

  • Bionic structures

  • Biomimetic materials

  • Biomimetic Surfaces

  • Fluids flow and drag

  • Nature inspired designs

  • Industrial applications in biomimetics

  • Sensors and signal processing

  • Energy systems

  • Robotics, motion systems and artificial intelligence

Authors will have options to present their research work either in an extended abstract or a peer-reviewed paper. The conference proceedings will contain both peer-reviewed extended abstracts and papers, and will be distributed in a digital form. Based on conference committee’s recommendations, authors will also have the option to submit their peer-reviewed conference papers to the following refereed journals: Journal of Bionic Engineering, Chinese Science Bulletin, Scientific Reports (Nature publishing group), etc.

Please Mark the Following IMPORTANT DATES:

Abstract submission: 10 January 2016

Notification of accepted abstracts: 25 January 2016

Full paper submission: 28 February 2016

Notification of accepted full papers: 20 April 2016

Early bird Registration deadline: 20 April 2016


Please submit your paper to ICBE 2016 via online submission system, or contact Prof. Yuying Yan for any inquiries at


Honorary Chair of the Conference


Professor Luquan REN, Academician of CAS at Jilin University, China, Standing Vice-President of ISBE

Professor Chris RUDD, Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Nottingham, UK, and Provost of University of Nottingham Ningbo, China


Conference Chair


Professor Yuying YAN, University of Nottingham, UK

Professor Michael GEORGE (co-Chair), University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Professor Jianqiao LI (co-Chair), Jilin University, China, General Secretary of ISBE


International Scientific Advisory Committee


Professor Julian VINCENT, Oxford University, UK

Professor Lei JIANG, Bei-hang University & CAS, China

Professor Wilhelm BARTHLOTT, University of Bonn, Germany

Dr Thomas STEGMAIER, ITV Denkendorf, Germany

Professor Michael R.KING, Cornell University, USA

Professor Bharat BHUSHAN, Ohio State University, USA

Professor Zhiwu HAN, Jilin University, China

Dr He LIU, RIPED, Petro China

Professor Carlo MENON, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Professor Krisztian KORDAS, Oulu University, Finland

Professor Ryohei KANZAKI, University of Tokyo, Japan

Professor Hoon Cheol PARK, Konkuk University, Korea

Professor Ioana DEMETRESCU, University Polytehnica Bucharest, Romania

Professor Yimin XUAN, NAAU, China

Professor Dragos AXINTE, University of Nottingham, UK

… More to added soon


Technical Programme Committee


Professor Zhendong DAI, NAAU, China

Dr Lei REN, University of Manchester, UK

Dr Firoz ALAM, RMIT, Australia

Dr Ana MOITA, IST, Portugal

Professor Jinxiang CHEN, South East University,  China

Professor Jinliang XU, NCEPU, China

Dr Pedro ESTRELA, University of Bath, UK

Dr Robin WILSON, University of Nottingham, UK

… More to be added soon


Conference local committee

Professor Yuying YAN, University of Nottingham, UK (Chair)

Professor YJ LIN, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (Co-Chair)

Mr Runmao WANG, Jilin University, China, Director of the Office of Secretariat, ISBE

Professor Yan LIU, Jilin University

Professor Andy CHAN, UNMC

Dr Xialing LIU, UNNC



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