Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing

Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing is the official journal of the International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering and serves the biomedical engineering community since 1963. As one of the oldest Biomedical Engineering Journal, it continues to  report on exciting and vital advances in medical science and technology. The stature and readership of the journal reflects the growth in the membership and influence of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. Since January 1st, 2006, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing is a monthly journal published by Springer.


Its editorial content is refereed by an international panel of experts. All new submissions are handled electronically.


For further details and the guide to authors see:


© 1963 International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering

MBEC Editor-in-Chief

Nitish V. THAKOR
Provost Professor, National University of Singapore
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University


Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Jos AE Spaan
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Physics,
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam


The journal affairs, except editorial, are supervised by the Federal Journal Committee.


A reduced subscription rate is available to all IFMBE members.

Enquiries regarding subscriptions should be addressed to:

Editorial Director
Engineering Springer
Dr Christoph Baumann

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