Biomedical Micro/Nanosystems Engineering

Biomedical Micro/Nanosystems Engineering

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems &
MPG-ETH Center for Learning Systems

Max Planck Schloss Ringberg, September 25th - 28th, 2016
Organizers: Peer Fischer, Samuel Sánchez, Metin Sitti


The Ringberg meeting is intended to foster exchange and inter-disciplinary discussions on micro and nano systems for biomedical and potential in vivo applications, and focuses on the science and technology related to these topics.


Location & Dates

The meeting will be held from Sunday the 25th of September 2016 (late afternoon/evening arrival) until noon Wednesday the 28th of September 2016 (midday departure). Talks will be scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Schloß Ringberg can be reached from Munich and is near lake Tegernsee:


Topics for September 2016

    • Nanoparticle-based nanomedicine and in vivo applications
    • Bacteria-based therapy and drug delivery
    • Medical imaging using active particles or for robotic devices
    • Targeted drug delivery and hyperthermia
    • Medical microrobotics as well as medical micro/nanodevices

Invited Speakers

Paulo Arratia / University of Pennsylvania
Utkan Demirci / Stanford University
Pierre Dupont / Harvard Medical School Cambridge
Adam Feinberg / Carnegie Mellon University
Björn Hof / IST Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Luke P. Lee / University of California, Berkeley
Claus-Michael Lehr / Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research Saarbrücken
Gareth McKinley / MIT
Salvador Pané i Vidal / ETH Zurich
Ana Pego / University of Porto
Bernd Pichler / University of Tübingen
Taher Saif / University of Illinois
Michael  Shelley / New York University
Carsten Sönnichsen / Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Mehmet Fatih Yanik / ETH Zurich

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