School aims

The School aims at delivering an Advanced Training Program in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology merging complementary bits of knowledge from different scientific & clinical fields. Lecturers will be renowned expert scientists from multidisciplinary fields, such as Experimental, Theoretical and Computational Biomechanics & Translational Mechanobiology.

Classes will focus on multidisciplinary learning skills and state-of-the-art problems of biomedical research. Basic concepts of interdisciplinary knowledge will be opened to the critical thinking of Biomechanics and Mechanobiology applications.

Final emphasis will be put on scientific and technological challenges able to foster an effective translation towards the clinical world.

School impact

The School will offer a broad context of scientific meeting in which it will be possible to discuss with Lecturers, other students and researchers. It is intended to create the optimal conditions for future synergic and multidisciplinary cooperation among different communities. Two social and cultural activities will be organized where students will meet lecturers in an informal context.

The School Organizers are University Professors, known in the international community of Theoretical and Applied Biomechanics. They collaborate themselves actively since several years both for joint research (scientific publications and conferences) and training (Master Thesis and PhD Advisor) activities and hold a broad international network. Organizers are fellow of different and complementary Institutions, ensuring the technical and bureaucratic support to efficiently managing the School and further widening the international promotion of the event.

The expected impact of the School is the creation of an international network on Theoretical and Applied Biomechanics in close connection with the Clinical World. The young participants can get access to a higher educational level and find their research line on a robust epistemological framework. New synergies are expected to face the urgent challenges connected with healthcare social problems and sustainability through integrated multidisciplinary approaches.


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University of Emory (USA)
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), expert in computational biomechanics
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Maastrict University, CBITE, MERLN, Fac. Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (The Netherlands)
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Hamburg University of Technology (Germany)
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Institute for Computational Mechanics, Technical University of Munich (Germany), expert in computational mechanics and advanced numerical methods for biomedical applications
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (Spain)

Timing and venue

The School will run from 20 to 24 February 2023.
Deadlines: Early Registration fee 15 November 2022.


Via Palestro 7, 00185 Roma >>

School criteria and requirements

The School Committee will select a limited number of participants (CV, motivation, scientific interest) to maximize the interaction. PhD students of affiliated Scientific Societies will gain a fee discount.

A limited number of participants from universities and research centres from low-income Countries can be offered a reduced fee and/or lodging.

Requests should be sent to UCBM Academy Secretariat by October 15, 2022 along with the applicant’s curriculum and a letter of recommendation by the head of the department or a supervisor confirming that the institute cannot provide funding.

FEES BEFORE 15/11/2022 AFTER 15/11/2022
PhD Students (Reduced*) € 480 € 560
PhD Students (Regular) € 600 € 700
PostDoc/Researchers (Reduced*) € 560 € 640
PostDoc/Researchers (Regular)
* Members of affiliated Scientific Societies
€ 700 € 800
The Social Dinner is INCLUDED

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Organizing committee

Alessio Gizzi, Daniele Bianchi
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Department of Engineering, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome (IT)

Michele Marino, Giuseppe Vairo
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Department of Civil Engineering and Computer Science, University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (IT)

Scientific committee

  • Alessandro Loppini, Alberto Rainer, Emiliano Schena - Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome (IT)
  • Gaetano Marrocco, Roberto Verzicco - University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT)
  • Francesco Migliavacca, Paola Saccomandi - Politecnico di Milano (IT)
  • Umberto Morbiducci, Diana Massai - Politecnico di Torino (IT)
  • Michele Conti - University of Pavia (IT)
  • Marcello Vasta - University of Chieti-Pescara (IT)
  • Simona Celi - Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio (IT)
  • Marco Donato De Tullio - Politecnico di Bari (IT)
  • Enrico Dall’Ara - University of Sheffield (UK)
  • Salvatore Federico - University of Calgary (CA)
  • Silvia Budday - Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (D)
  • Simone Pezzuto - Università della Svizzera Italiana (CH)
  • Luca Gerardo-Giorda - Johannes Kepler University Linz (AT)

Affiliated scientific societies

  • European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
  • Italian Group of Theoretical and Applied Biomechanics (GBMA-AIMETA)
  • Italy Chapter of the IEEE Sensors Council (IEEE)
  • Canadian Society for Biomechanics (CSB)
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Previous edition

Advanced International School Imaging, Modeling And Simulation in Biomechanics & Mechanobiology

Further information

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UCBM Academy: [email protected]