Textile Bioengineering and informatics Society


1. Objectives 2. International Executive Committee 3. Board of Directors 4. International Advisory Boardership

5. Types of Memberships 6. How to be a Nember? 7. Membership Benefits 8. Services 9. Online Payment 10. Roadmap of TBIS 


Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Society (TBIS) is a charitable organization created to foster, develop and promote all aspects of science and technology in bioengineering of materials, fibers and textiles, and to study how fibers, textiles and clothing influence human biology, medicine, behavior and health, as well as human living environments.

1. Objectives

· To advance concepts and explore knowledge in textile bioengineering from the molecular to the human-textile-environment systems;

· To develop innovative materials, fibers, devices, and apparel products for protection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease;

· To promote multidisciplinary research and collaborations from nano science, nanotechnology, chemistry, physics, biology, medicine science, material science, textile science and technology, clothing science and technology, mathematics, computer science and informatics, human physiology, anthropology, to fashion design, engineering design and interior design;

· To encourage the participation of the entire scientific community related to the advancement of the science, engineering and technology related to fiber bioengineering;

·  To promote high quality and high impact cross-discipline and cross-institution research;

· To recognize outstanding achievement in basic and applied bioengineering research in fiber bioscience, bioengineering and biotechnology at the graduate student level;

· To recognize distinguished professional achievement in basic and applied research in fiber bioscience, bioengineering and biotechnology by awarding distinguished achievement award to scientists;

· To recognize an outstanding contribution to fiber bioscience, bioengineering and biotechnology by awarding the Founders’ Award to a professionally active scientist;

· To disseminate the knowledge of scientific findings, technology innovations and product innovations to populations worldwide for promoting healthy life styles with use of biomaterials and biofunctional fibers and eco-textiles by establishing official journal, developing open knowledge portals and technology platforms;

· To develop standards and technology platforms for disseminating the knowledge and promoting healthy life styles and environmental sustainability by designing, engineering, manufacturing, evaluating, using and recycling eco-materials, fibers and textiles.

2. International Executive Committee


3. Board of Directors

Chairman:                 Prof. Yi Li (The University of Machester, UK)              
Vice Chairmen:         Prof. Ruomei Wang (Sun Yat-Sen University, China) 
                                  Prof. Xin Zhang (Xi’An Polytechnic University, China)      
                                      
Honorary Secretary:  Dr. Boan Ying                    

Other directors:         Prof. Xuemei Ding
                                  Dr. Subramanian S.K. Muthu
                                  Dr.Junyan Hu
                                  Prof. Xiaona Luo
                                  Dr. Zhong Wang
                                  Prof. Xiongying Wu
                                  Dr. Lei Yao
              

4. International
 Advisory Board 

Honorary Chairman: Academician Mu Yao                 Chinese Academy of Engineering, China

Prof. Mario de Araujo                                                   University of Minho, Portugal

Prof. Joan Farrer                                                          University of Brighton, UK

Prof. Weidong Gao                                                       South Yangtze University, China

Prof. Muthu Govindaraj                                                 Philadelphia University, USA

Prof. Ian Hardin                                                             University of Georgia, USA

Prof. George Havenith                                                   Loughborough Design School, UK

Prof.Toshihiro Hirai                                                       Shinshu University, Japan

Prof. Sundaresan Jayaraman                                       Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Kanji Kajiwara                                                       Shinshu University, Japan

Prof. Frank K. Ko                                                           University of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Trevor J. Little                                                       NC State University, USA

Prof. Jiri Militky                                                              Technical University of Liberec, Czech

Prof. Yiping Qiu                                                             Donghua University, China

Prof. Youjiang Wang                                                     Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Stephen H. Wong                                                 Chinese University Hong Kong, Hong Kong

5. Types of Memberships 


Honorary Members

Honorary membership in the Society may be extended to person who has made outstanding contributions to the science or technology of fibrous materials, and their biomedical applications. Honorary Members shall be exempt from annual dues and shall have all of the privileges of Members except voting and holding office. If they were regular Members of the Society before their election to honorary membership, the latter restriction shall not apply.

Professional Members

The professional membership of the Society shall consist of persons actively engaged in research on, or other scientific study of, the production, properties, processing, and use of biomaterials fibers, fiber-based products, and fibrous materials, or study their bifurcations, biomedicine applications or otherwise qualified to contribute to the objective of the Society.

Ordinary Members

Ordinary members shall consist of people who are interested in area of the production, properties, processing, and use of biomaterials fibers, fiber-based products, and fibrous materials, or study their bifurcations, biomedicine applications or otherwise qualified to contribute to the objective of the Society.

Student Members

Student members shall consist of who are currently registered with government recognized universities or/and institutions, with valid student ID. Persons should be actively engaged in research on, or other scientific study of, the production, properties, processing, and use of biomaterials fibers, fiber-based products, and fibrous materials, or study their bifurcations, biomedicine applications or otherwise qualified to contribute to the objective of the Society.

6. How to be a Nember? 

Membership Fee

The TBIS Executive Committee shall from time to time and at its absolute discretion determine the entrance fees and subscriptions (if any) payable by each category of membership.  Annual subscription rate

Professional members:       USD 300/year

Ordinary Members:             USD 100/year

Student Members:               USD 20/year

7. Membership Benefits

For professional members:

·         Recognition-awards/competitions in TBIS symposiums and JFBI

·         Discount in publication in JFBI

·         Research collaborations

For ordinary members:

·         Recognition-awards/competitions in TBIS symposia and JFBI

·         Discount in publication in JFBI

·         Free download the papers in TBIS proceedings. 

·         Keeping up with developments in the Textile and Apparel field

·         Invaluable networking with peers

·         Contact with a wealth of talent and knowledge in areas outside their own specialty

·         An opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise in Textile and Apparel through editorial contributions

·         Opportunities to participate the workshops at member discount 

 For student members:

·         Recognition-awards/competitions in TBIS symposiums and JFBI

·         Discount in publication in JFBI

·         Free download the papers in TBIS proceedings. 

·         Discount in accessing TBIS associated websites

·         Exploring job opportunities

 For more information about membership, please contact us via email tbis@tbisociety.org

8. Services 

TBIS provides following servcies:
  • Research and development
  • Courses taught at plant sites,
  • TBIS short courses, workshops
  • Industrial internships
  • Focused seminars, symposia, and conferences
  • One-on-one consulting,
  • Test method and standard development
  • Product Development
  • Analytical Services
  • Training
  • Publications – JFBI and conference proceedings (CPCI/ISTP/SCOPUS/Ei-Compendex)
  • Industrial Networking
  • University Networking

    TBIS works with many other universities and multiple faculty members.These contacts can be invaluable for future developments.

9. Online Payment 

Please send email to tbis@tbisociety.org if online payment service is required. 

10. Roadmap of TBIS

 

2022

The 15th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2022)

Venue: Sun Yat-Sen University, China

2021

The 14th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2021)

Venue:
Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic

2020

The 13th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2020)

Venue: Ensait, France

2019

The 12th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2019)  

TBIS 2019 will be jointly held with ISC 2019 (The 9th International Silk conference)

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Conference date: September 8-10, 2019 (Tenative)

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Venue: Soochow University, China 

2018

The 11th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2018) 

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Conference date: July 25-28, 2018 

· Venue:
The University of Manchester, UK 

2017

The 10th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2017) will be held in Wuhan, China. 

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TBIS 2017 was jointly hosted with Wuhan Textile University .

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Conference date: May 16-19, 2017 

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Venue: Wuhan Textile University 

2016

The 9th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2016)

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TBIS 2016 was jointly hosted with RMIT University.

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Conference date: July 12-15, 2016

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Venue:
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia 

2015

The 8th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2015) was held in Zadar Croatia.

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TBIS 2015 was jointly hosted with University of Zadar and University of Zagreb

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Conference date: June 14-17, 2015

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Venue: Falkensteiner,  Club Funimation Borik, Zadar

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Theme: Globalized Innovations

2014

The 7th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2014) was held in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China.

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TBIS 2014 was jointly hosted with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Conference date: August 6-8, 2014

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Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Theme: Innovations for Prection, Health and Sustainability

2013

The 6th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2013) was held in the Xian University, Xi’an, China.

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TBIS 2013 was jointly hosted with Xi'an Polytechnic University

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Conference date: September 26-28, 2013

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Venue: Xi’an Polytechnic University

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Theme: Green·Health·Ecology·Bioengineering

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TBIS 2013 proceedings: 209 papers (Included in CPCI/ISTP)

2012

The 5th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2012) was held in the Shinshu University in Japan.

· TBIS 2012 was jointly hosted with Shinshu University

· Date: August 8-11, 2012 Shinshu, Japan

· Venue: Shinshu University, 3-15-1, Tokida, Ueda City, Japan

· Theme: Kansei and Bioengineering: Creating New Fiber-Textile Science and Technology

· TBIS 2012 proceedings: 132 papers (Included in CPCI/ISTP)

2011

The 4th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2011) was held in Beijing, China.

· TBIS 2011 was jointly hosted with Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT)

· Date: May 27-29, 2011, Beijing

· Venue: Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), Beijing China.

· Theme: Advanced Textile·Fashionable Industry

· TBIS 2011 proceedings: 357 papers (Included in CPCI/ISTP)

2010

The 3rd Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2010) was held in shanghai, China.

· TBIS 2010 was jointly hosted with Donghua University.

· Date: 28-30 May, 2010

· Venue: Donghua University, Shanghai. China

· Theme: Greener Textile·Healthier Life

· TBIS 2010 proceedings: 298 Full papers  (Included in CPCI/ISTP)

2009

The 2nd Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2009) was held in Hong Kong.

· TBIS 2009 was held jointly with The 4th WACBE (The World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers) World Congress in Hong Kong, China on The theme of TBIS 2009

· Date: July 26-29, 2009

· Venue: Hong Kong polytechnic University

· Theme: Textile Bioengineering

· TBIS 2009 proceedings:122 full papers (Included in CPCI/ISTP)

2008

The 1st Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium (TBIS 2008) was held in Hong Kong. 

· TBIS 2008 symposium was held jointly with Hong Kong Chinese University in 14-16 August 2008, Hong Kong

· Date: 14-16 August 2008, Hong Kong

· Venue: Hong Kong polytechnic University

· Theme: Sports· Health· Eco· Function· Sportswear Creative Design

· TBIS 2008 proceedings:198 full papers (Included in ISTP)

 

 

 

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