Prof. Hossein Hosseinkhani received his B.Sc degree (National Gold Medalist) in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnique University, M.Sc degree (First class, First rank) in Chemical Engineering from Tarbiat Modarres University, and Ph.D degree (Excellent with Honor) in Polymer Chemistry in the field of Biomedical Engineering from Kyoto University in 2002. Dr. Hosseinkahni has broad experience in life sciences and is expert in nanotechnology, biomaterials and stem cells technology for regenerative medicine and biomedical engineering applications. He has been awarded several prestigious fellowships including JSPS Fellowship of Japan at Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University Hospital (2002–2004), ICYS Research Fellow of Japan at Notational Institute for Materials Science (2004–2008), IRIIMS Research Fellow of Japan at International Research Institute for Integrated Medical Sciences, Tokyo Women’s Medical University (2008–2009), and Visiting Scientist at Center for Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA (2007–2009). Dr. Hosseinkhani has 50 issued Japan and U.S. patents, several U.S. patents pending and has authored over 100 international publications in prestigious international journals and over 200 presentations at international conferences till present time. Currently, he is Director of Bioengineering Program and Professor at the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech).
Professor Keng-Liang Ou obtained his Ph.D. degree from Graduate Institute of Mechanical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. He joined Taipei Medical University to pursue the cutting-edge research of biomaterials and currently holds the position of Dean of College of Oral Medicine. He is also the Director of Research Center for Biomedical Implants and Microsurgery Devices and the Director of Research Center for Biomedical Devices and Prototyping Production. Besides institutional appointment, Prof. Ou serves as the President of Institute of Plasma Engineering in Taiwan, the Director of the Taiwan Society for Metal Heat Treatment, the President of Taiwan Oral Biomedical Engineering Association and the Director of Yongee Anti-cancer Foundation. Professor Ou devotes himself to the novel research in the fields of biomaterials, bioengineering, biosensing, bioimaging, and translational medicine. In addition, he establishes extensive collaborations with industry and has played a leading role in developing medical devices for health professionals worldwide. He is the leader and organizer for the biomedical product design, production, manufacturing, testing, legalization and market planning, with supports from teams of scientists and researchers with expertise in different fields. With the outstanding accomplishments in research and invention, Professor Ou received the Award of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Taiwan in the year of 2011 and the TMU Distinguished University Professor Award in 2014.