Oral Contributions



Affiliation: UZ – Vrouwenkliniek – Afdeling Reproductieve Geneeskunde Beheerder Bank Menselijk Reproductief Materiaal De Pintelaan, Gent (Belgium)
Title: Follicle measurements using sonography-based automated volume count accurately predict the yield of mature oocytes in vitro fertilization/ intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles

Dr. Anet Režek Jambrak

Affiliation: Univ. Zagreb, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, Dept of Food Processing (Croatia)
Title: High power ultrasound in food processing

Dr. Suman Vohra

Affiliation: Dept. of Obst. & Gynae, Royal Free Hospital, London (UK)
Title: Vascular malformation in the uterus – A case report and literature review

Dr. Anatoliy Strybulevych

Affiliation: Ultrasonics Research Laboratory, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Faculty of Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (Canada)
Title: Recent Progress on Bread and Noodle Dough Characterization using Ultrasound

Dr. Petra Margetic

Affiliation: University hospital “Sestre Milosrdnice” Clinic of traumatology Zagreb, Radiology department, Zagreb (Croatia)
Title: Comparative assessment of the acute ankle injury by ultrasound and magnetic resonance

Dr. Carla Da Porto

Affiliation: University of Udine – Department of Food Science, Udine (Italy)
Title: The combined extraction of polyphenols from grape marc: ultrasound assisted extraction followed by supercritical CO2 extraction of ultrasound-raffinate

Dr. Kaori K. Kuroiwa

Affiliation: Department of Anesthesia, Nagano Red Cross Hospital, Wakasato, Nagano (Japan)
Title: Lanthanum carbonate hydrate causes artifacts on ultrasound

Dr. Mar Villamiel

Affiliation: Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación, CIAL (CSIC-UAM). C/Nicolás Cabrera, Campus de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid (Spain)
Title: Impact of Ultrasound on the Obtainment of Modified Pectin with Improved Functionality

Dr. Kathleen Klinge

Affiliation: Medical Doctor and part of the ENT-team at the SRH Waldklinikum Gera (Germany)
Title: Laryngeal ultrasound: Human sonographical anatomy and clinical application

Dr. Madeleine Bussemaker

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford (UK)
Title: Parametric effects on Ultrasonic Pretreatment of Wheat Straw

Dr. Zoran Belics

Affiliation: Jahn Ferenc South-Pest Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Budapest (Hungary)
Title: Prenatal ultrasonographic measurement of the fetal iliac angle during the first and second trimester of pregnancy

Dr. Emilio Celotti

Affiliation: University of Udine – Food Science Department Via Sondrio, UDINE (Italy)
Title: Recent applications of ultrasound in winemaking: from the maceration to the wine aging

Dr. Saulius Lukosevicius

Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas (Lithuania)
Title: Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava. Clinical-radiological-pathological correlation

Dr. J. M. Lechtanska

Affiliation: Department of Process Engineering, Faculty of Chemical Technology. Poznan University of Technology. ul. Berdychowo, Poznan (Poland)
Title: Ultrasound assist in combined hybrid drying of raspberries

Dr. H. Miyamoto

Affiliation: Department of Proctologic Surgery, Miyamoto Hospital, Anan (Japan)
Title: Sonographic identification of the neurovascular bundle using three-dimensional power Doppler angiography

Dr. J. Szadzinska

Affiliation: Poznan University of Technology, Institute of Technology and Chemical Engineering, Department of Process Engineering, Berdychowo, Poznan (Poland)
Title: Microwave and ultrasound enhancement of convective drying of strawberries

Dr. Laurentiu Nastac

Affiliation: The University of Alabama. Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (USA)
Title: Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al-Based Alloys and Nanocomposites Manufactured Via Ultrasonic Cavitation and Solidification Processing

Dr. Shigeomi Koshimizu

Affiliation: Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology (Japan)
Title: Ultrasonic coring of glass disks using double core tool

Dr. Susana Olhero

Affiliation: CICECO- Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Engineering Materials and Ceramics, Aveiro (Portugal)
Title: Innovative fabrication of pillar arrays for ultrasonic transducers application by a colloidal approach

Dr. Anton Kraler

Affiliation: Department of Engineering Sciences, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck (Austria)
Title: Reliability of ultrasonic measurement for timber construction

Dr. Luca Belsito

Affiliation: Institute of Microelectronics and Microsystems – CNR, Bologna (Italy)
Title: Fabrication of highly miniaturized acousto-optical ultrasound devices for endoscopic use in medical applications

Dr. Johan Carlson

Affiliation: Div. of Signals and Systems, Dept. of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea (Sweden)
Title: Combining Statistical and Physical Models in Ultrasound Measurement Systems

Dr. Beate Krause

Affiliation: Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Dept. Functional Nanocomposites and Blends (Germany)
Title: Dispersability and particle size distribution of CNTs in an aqueous surfactant dispersion as a function of ultrasonic treatment time

Dr. T. Takaomi

Affiliation: Department of Materials Science and Technology. Nagaoka University of Technology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Kamitomioka Nagaoka, Niigata (Japan)
Title: Chemo-fluorometry for quantitative diagnostic in ultrasound aqueous medium

Dr. Hideo Furuhashi

Affiliation: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Aichi Institute of Technology, Yachigusa, Yakusa-cho, Toyota (Japan)
Title: Development of a High Power Parametric Speaker

Dr. Claudia Domini

Affiliation: Sección Química Analítica-Departamento de Química. Instituto de Química del Sur (INQUISUR – CONICET/UNS), Bahía Blanca (Argentina).
Title: An ultrasonic-accelerated oxidation method for determining the oxidative stability of oily matrices

Dr. Denis Kouamé

Affiliation: IRIT Université de Toulouse, Toulouse (France)
Title: Recent perspectives on fast and high resolution ultrasound imaging through post-processing

Dr. Judy Lee

Affiliation: Chemical and Process Engineering, The University of Surrey, Guildford (UK)
Title: A “Sound” Method of Inducing Crystallisation

Dr. Gabe Spalding

Affiliation: University of Glasgow, Glasgow (UK)
Title: Sonic Screwdrivers and Tractor Beams: gradient forces vs. radiation pressure, conservative and non-conservative forces

Dr. Innocent Pumure

Affiliation: College of Health, Science and Technology, School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg (USA)
Title: Extraction of arsenic and selenium from pulverized rock using ultrasound energy.

Dr. Yu Chen

Affiliation: Department of physics, Tsinghua university, Beijing (China)
Title: A study on a tiny ultrasonic motor and its application in endoscope

Dr. Aleksandra Krivograd-Klemencic

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Title: Unmanned surface vessel with ultrasonic for cyanobacteria (map and) control

Dr. José María Palacios-Santander

Affiliation: Department of Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Electronic Microscopy and Materials (IMEYMAT), Faculty of Sciences, University of Cádiz, Cádiz (Spain)
Title: Synthesis of a new Electrochemical Hybrid Polymeric Nanocomposite, based on Conducting Polymers and Au Nanoparticles by means of High Energy Ultrasound

Dr. Frank Balle

Affiliation: University of Kaiserslautern, Department for Mechanical and Process Engineering, Hybrid Materials Engineering Group, Kaiserslautern (Germany)
Title: Ultrasonic welding of multi-material joints for engineering applications

Dr. Irene Fernandez Villegas

Affiliation: Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)
Title: Ultrasonic welding of thermoplastic composites for aerospace applications

Dr. G.Y. Zhong

Affiliation: College of Engineering, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing(China)
Title: Optimal regression modeling for material removal rate in ultrasonic machining

Dr. Gonghua Song

Affiliation: East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai (China)
Title: Synthesis of polysubstituted pyridines under combined microwave and ultrasound irradiation: K2CO3-promoted tandem addition/cyclization/hydrogen shift process

Dr. Peter Gruber

Affiliation: Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts, Engineering & Architecture, Horw (Switzerland)
Title: Monitoring water conditions in hydropower applications by ultrasound

Dr. Magdalena Biesaga

Affiliation: University of Warsaw, Department of Chemistry, Warsaw (Poland)
Title: Influence of extraction methods on stability of polyphenols

Dr. Ken Yamamoto

Affiliation: Department of Pure and Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering Science, Kansai University, Osaka (Japan)
Title: Effect of sonication frequency on the disruption of algae

Dr. João Paulo S. Fernandes

Affiliation: Department of Exact and Earth Sciences, Federal University of São Paulo, Diadema-SP (Brazil)
Title: Transposing the classical synthesis of bioactive compounds to optimized ultrasound-based methodologies

Dr. Lev Khazanovich

Affiliation: Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA)
Title: Evaluation of Concrete Pavements with Array Systems Using One-Sided Access

Dr. Kenzo Hiraoka

Affiliation: Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi, Kofu (Japan)
Title: Ultrasonic Desorption of Non-volatile Compounds Induced by Cavitation

Dr. Sun-Kyu Lee

Affiliation: Ultraprecision Machine System Laboratory Dept. of Mechatronics, Gwangju (South Korea)
Title: Precise motion control of XY stage system using ultrasonic motor in a vacuum environment

Dr. Katja Skorb

Affiliation: Department of Biomaterials, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, MÜNCHEN (Germany)
Title: Sonochemical formation of metal sponges

Dr. Ma Hongwei

Affiliation: College of Science and Engineering, Jinan University, Guangzhou (China)
Title: Ultrasonic Guided Wave Testing of Pipes and Rails

Dr. Siim Salmar

Affiliation: Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Tartu, Tartu (Estonia)
Title: Effect of Ultrasound in solvent mixtures

Dr. F. Cegla

Affiliation: Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College London (UK)
Title: Bubble manipulation with ultrasound

Dr. Daumantas Ciplys

Affiliation: Dept. Radiophysics, Physics Faculty Vilnius University Sauletekio,Vilnius (Lithuania)
Title: Liquid Sensors based on Leaky Surface Acoustic Waves in Piezoelectric Crystals

Dr. Filipa Silva

Affiliation: University of Auckland, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Auckland (New Zealand)
Title: Examples of ultrasound pasteurization of foods

Dr. Norio Tagawa

Affiliation: Graduate School of System Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)
Title: Performance Analysis of Super-resolution FM-chirp Correlation Method for Synthetic Aperture Ultrasoud Imaging

Dr. Dorota Konopacka

Affiliation: Research Institute of Horticulture, Skierniewice (Poland)
Title: Ultrasound interaction with fruit and vegetable tissue rich in bioactive components

Dr. Huilian Ma

Affiliation: School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Zhejiang University, P. R. (China)
Title: Systematic investigation of the scattering problems in resonant fiber optic gyro

Dr. Henry Sabarez

Affiliation: Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Food and Nutrition, Werribee, Victoria (Australia)
Title: Application of airborne ultrasound for drying intensification of food materials

Dr. François Varray

Affiliation: Univ Lyon, INSA-Lyon, Université Lyon 1, CNRS, INSERM, Creatis UMR, Lyon (France)
Title: Specific attenuation compensation in spatial and frequency domain

Dr. Fabiano Fernandes

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Ceará, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Fortaleza (Brazil)
Title: Enhancement of vitamin and phenolics content in fruit products using ultrasound

Dr. Tomohisa Norisuye

Affiliation: Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto (Japan)
Title: Dynamics of Nano- and Micron-sized Particles in Suspension Probed by Dynamic Ultrasound Scattering Techniques

Dr. Mauricio Rostagno

Affiliation: School of Applied Sciences/ University of Campinas – FCA/UNICAMP, São Paulo (Brazil)
Title: Ultrasound-assited extraction of phenolics and antioxidants from the pericarps of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)

Dr. Victor Sokolov

Affiliation: Moscow Technological University, Moscow (Russia)
Title: Ultrasound Propagation in Magnetic Nanofluids

Dr. Sueli Rodrigues

Affiliation: Federal University of Ceará, Food Technology Department, Fortaleza (Brazil)
Title: Power ultrasound processing of fruit juices: effects on quality parameters

Dr. Sung-Ho Park

Affiliation: Department of Conservative Dentistry, Oral Science Research Center, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul (South Korea)
Title: Pulpal Blood Flow Measurement with Ultrasound Doppler Imaging

Dr. Mihai Caleap

Affiliation: Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol (UK)
Title: Engineering three-dimensional ultrasonic colloidal crystals

Dr. Yulian Wu

Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang (China)
Title: Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Dr. Alberto Rodríguez

Affiliation: University Miguel Hernández, Elche (Spain)
Title: Characterization of nanoparticles doped composites using ultrasound

Dr. H. Liebgott

Affiliation: Université de Lyon, CREATIS, CNRS UMR, Université Lyon Lyon (France)
Title: Transverse oscillations a method for vector motion estimation in cardiovascular applications

Dr. Marcin Jesionek

Affiliation: Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Physics – Centre for Science and Education, Katowice (Poland)
Title: Sonochemical growth of nanomaterials in carbon nanotube

Dr. Denisa Anastase

Affiliation: Spitalul Clinic de Ortopedic-Traumatologie si TBC osteoarticular, Bucuresti (Romania)
Title: Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia: Evidence-based medicine

Dr. Grega Trtnik

Affiliation: Igmat Building Materials Institute, Polje, Ljubljana, (Slovenia)
Title: Ultrasonic techniques for determination of setting period of cement based materials

Dr. Julien Reboud

Affiliation: School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow (UK)
Title: Manipulating liquids with Surface Acoustic Waves – integrated biomolecular assays for medical diagnostic applications

Dr. Anitha Ethirajan

Affiliation: Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Wetenschapspark, Diepenbeek (Belgium)
Title: Ultrasound assisted fabrication of functional nanostructures

Dr. Michael Passineau

Affiliation: Drexel University College of Medicine, Pittsburgh (USA)
Title: A clinical translational pathway for the use of ultrasound to accomplish gene transfer in the human salivary gland

Dr. Alexander Wittemann

Affiliation: University of Konstanz, FB Chemie / 717, D-78457 Konstanz (Germany)
Title: Nanoparticle Assembly assisted by Evaporating (Mini)Emulsion Droplets

Dr. Annamaria Vianello

Affiliation: Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio, Pisa (Italy)
Title: A multi-markerandbio-mathematicalstudy of degenerative aortic valve disease:Steno-insufficiency shows more indices of bad prognosis

Dr. Yuan Songmei

Affiliation: School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, BeiHang University, Beijing (China)
Title: Rotary Ultrasonic Machining of Composite Material: Experimental, Numerial, and Theoretical Investigation

Dr. Avishay Eyal

Affiliation: Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv (Israel)
Title: The use of multispectral photoacoustics for evaluation of bone status

Dr. Filip Michal

Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery KNTB Zlín (Czech Republic)
Title: Virtual navigator – new modality for intraoperative imaging of brain tumors

Dr. Leonardo Lanna

Affiliation: Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Norte de Minas Gerais – Campus Salinas (IFNMG), Salinas (Brazil)
Title: Ultrasonographic evaluation of the gonads of birds

Dr. Manuel González-Sánchez

Affiliation: Universidad de Jaén, Departamento de Ciencias de la Salud, Jaén (Spain)
Title: Sonomiography on Tibialis Anterior Muscle during Ankle Extensions on different populations: An architectural and functional analysis

Dr. Prashant Verma

Affiliation: Department of Medical Physics, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield (UK)
Title: The Analysis of In-Air reverberation patterns from Medical Ultrasound Transducers

Dr. James Thomas

Affiliation: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico (USA)
Title: Ultrasound-Induced Rapid Shrinkage of Lipid-Coated Microbubbles Provides Evidence for Their Nanofragmentation

Dr. Holger Kronsbein

Affiliation: Allgemeine Innere Medizin, Franziskus Hospital Bielefeld, Kiskerst, Bielefeld (Germany)
Title: Multiple hepatic aneurysms in membranous nephropathy and autoimmune pancreatitis: appearances on contrast-enhanced ultrasound, ultrasound and angiopathy

Dr. ZEA Fellah

Affiliation: CNRS – UPR 7051 4 impasse Nikola Tesla CS , Marseille Cedex (France)
Title: Ultrasonic propagation in fractal porous material

Dr. Giovanni Durando

Affiliation: INRIM (Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologia), Torino (Italy)
Title: An Intercomparison of Ultrasound Dose Measurements

Dr. Pascal Ventura

Affiliation: Laboratoire LEM3 (UMR CNRS 7239), Université de Lorraine, île du Saulcy, Metz (France)
Title: general periodic IDT analysis using an original FEM/BIE numerical model

Dr. Marcelo da Rosa

Affiliation: Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia, Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Dr. Olga Nemytova

Affiliation: M.N. Miheev Institute of Metal Physics of Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg (Russia)
Title: Instantaneous Frequency As New Informative Feature Of Defect Type Determination

Dr. Claudia Polito

Affiliation: Morphogenesis and tissue Engineering, SAIMLAL Department, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)
Title: Us Integrated Probe with a Micro Gamma Camera for Dual Modality Imaging in Medical Diagnostics

Dr. Pahala Gedara Jayathilake

Affiliation: School of Mechanical & Systems Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle (UK)
Title: Perturbation method for the second-order nonlinear effect of focused acoustic field around a scatterer in an ideal fluid

Dr. Omar Sarheed

Affiliation: RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University (United Arab Emirates)
Title: Use of the skin sandwich technique to probe the role of the hair follicles in sonophoresis

Dr. A. Hitachi

Affiliation: Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Okubu, Tokyo (Japan)
Title: Fundamentals of Fresnel diffraction demonstrated using ultrasound

Dr. Axel Tobias Kempa

Affiliation: Klinik für Allgemeine Innere Medizin, Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie, Infektiologie und Pneumologie, Katharinenhospital, Stuttgart (Germany)
Title: Endobronchial ultrasound and the staging of lung cancer – A review

Dr. J. A. Garcia

Affiliation: LITEC, CSIC-Univ. Zaragoza, Maria de Luna, Zaragoza (Spain)
Title: Ultrasonic Nebulization of Alkanes

Dr. Loredana Serpe

Affiliation: Dip. Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco,Università di Torino, Torino (Italy)
Title: Targeted gold nanoparticles as nanosonosensitizers: a new challenge for the sonodynamic treatment of cancer

Dr. R.M. Vasu

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India)
Title: Quantitative vibro-acoustography of tissue-like objects by measurement of resonant modes

Dr. Toshiyuki Manabe

Affiliation: Tohto C-tech Corporation, Miyagi(Japan)
Title: Automatic differentiation of male and female cods by texture analysis of ultrasonic image

Dr. Jens Twiefel

Affiliation: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institute of Dynamics and Vibration Research, Hannover (Germany)
Title: Ultrasonic friction reduction in elastomer – metal contacts utilized for pneumatic actuators – process, system design, and control

Dr. Magdi Hanafi

Affiliation: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA Chairman, Gynecology Department, Atlanta (USA)
Title: Ultrasound Diagnosis of Adenomyosis, Leiomyoma or Combined with Histopathological Correlation

Dr. Tiago M. Machado

Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering (DEB), School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FEEC), University of Campinas, Campinas (Brazil)
Title: Ultrasound A-line with coded excitation pulses: initial studies of application feasibility to a developed platform based on Model-driven Engineering

Dr. Thomas Seak-Hou Leong

Affiliation: School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne (Australia)
Title: The application of ultrasonics for the formation and splitting of food emulsions

Dr. Johnny Dai

Affiliation: Rudolph Technologies, Clark Drive, NJ (USA)
Title: Applications of Picosecond Ultrasonics in the Semiconductor Industry

Dr. Jian Yong Wu

Affiliation: Department of Applied Biology & Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (China)
Title: Ultrasonic degradation of natural polysaccharides for modification of properties and functions

Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky

Affiliation: Industrial Sonomechanics, LLC, New York (USA)
Title: High-Intensity Ultrasonic Liquid Processing on Laboratory, Bench and Industrial Scales

Dr. Alma Alarcon-Rojo

Affiliation: Food Science Department, Faculty of Animal Science, Autonomus University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua (Mexico)
Title: Reduction of microorganisms in marinated poultry breast using oregano essential oil and power ultrasound

Dr. Andrea Cardoni

Affiliation: Pusonics S.L., Arganda del Rey, Madrid (Spain)
Title: Development of power ultrasonic systems for practical operations involving liquid and gas media

Dr. Zhihang Zhang

Affiliation: Department of Food Biosciences, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Dublin (Ireland)
Title: Evaluation of Salt Diffusion Coefficient in Power Ultrasound Assisted Salting of Pork Loin using Genetic Algorithm (GA)

Dr. Lee Heow Pueh

Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Title: Investigations of non-linear acoustics for the detection of kissing bondsin Composite Structures

Dr. Ranajit Ghose

Affiliation: Delft University of Technology, Delft (Netherlands)
Title: Extraction of layer-specific seismic velocity in a porous medium through seismic interferometry applied to ultrasonic measurements of CO2 sequestration