Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
ISSN: 1176-2322 NEW
Volume 8; 4 issues
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Status Report: Last issue (volume 8:1) online on 29 April 2011
Next issue (8:2) scheduled for July 2011

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Editor-in-Chief
René V. Mayorga
Faculty of Engineering, University of Regina
Saskatchewan
S4S 0A2 Regina
Canada
E-mail: rene.mayorga@uregina.ca

Regional Editors
Philippe Gorce
Université de Sud Toulon
France

Kozaburo Hayashi
Okayama University of Science
Japan

 
Editorial Board
André Aubert, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium José Negrete-Martinez, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico
Sangeeta Bhatia, University of California at San Diego, USA Mark Pearcy, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Laurance Cheze, Université Claude Bernard, France Dominique Pioletti, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Dudley Childress, Northwestern University, USA José L. Pons, IAI-CSIC, Spain
Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne, Australia Alok R. Ray, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Italy Robert Riener, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Danilo De Rossi, Universita di Pisa, Italy Clinton T. Rubin, State University of New York, USA
Toshio Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan Giulio Sandini, University of Genova, Italy
Eugenio Guglielmelli, Università Campus Bio-Medico, Italy Tim Smithers, Fatronik, Spain
Dov Jaron, Drexel University, USA Fong-Chin Su, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Cecilia Laschi, Superiore Sant'Anna Piazza Martiri della Liberta', Italy Carme Torras, Institut de Robotica I Informatica Industrial, Spain
Gerald E. Loeb, University of Southern California, USA Kevin Warwick, University of Reading, UK
Byoung G. Min, Seoul National University, Korea Martin L. Yarmush, Rutgers University, USA
Joseph Mizrahi, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel 

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Aims and Scope 
Applied Bionics and Biomechanics is an international, peer reviewed journal of advanced technological developments based on the science of biological systems. The Journal is aimed at researchers and practitioners in the fields of biomechanics, bioengineering and synthetic biological systems, biomedical engineering, biomimetics, cybernetics and robotics; developers, manufacturers and distributors of applied bionic technology products; and public policy planners and administrators in the areas of technology and health.

While artificial body parts and related devices (both implantable and extracorporeal) are a strong focus, other applications of synthetic bionic systems also fall within the scope of the journal, particularly those that are medically-oriented. Issues of public policy relating to developments in bionics, as well as basic research underlying this emerging science, are within the Journal's scope, provided basic research is accompanied by well-reasoned extrapolation and discussion of potential practical implications for advancing bionics technologies.

Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  1. biomechanics, bioengineering, biomedical engineering and related areas of research at the molecular, cellular and organ tissue levels with a well-identified link to practical applications
  2. extracorporeal technologies that directly or indirectly affect biological function
  3. implantable, attachable or wearable technologies
  4. augmented reality and augmented perception
  5. bio-robotics and humanoid robotics
  6. biomimetics
  7. diagnostic technologies based on biological systems
  8. public policy considerations for development of bionics technologies
  9. economic and cost issues
  10. societal and individual acceptance, and quality of life implications
  11. ethical matters

These and other topics will be addressed through a variety of approaches, including:
  1. original research reports (full papers and short communications)
  2. invited reviews
  3. opinion pieces
  4. perspective commentaries

All published research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by independent expert referees.
 
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