Open Science Research Excellence

ICAHFM 2020 : International Conference on Artificial Hearts and Fluid Mechanics

Ottawa, Canada
July 13 - 14, 2020

Call for Papers

ICAHFM 2020 : International Conference on Artificial Hearts and Fluid Mechanics is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Artificial Hearts and Fluid Mechanics. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Artificial hearts
  • Early designs of total artificial hearts
  • First clinical applications
  • Ventricular assistant devices and total artificial hearts
  • Implantation surgery
  • Total artificial heart prototypes
  • Soft artificial heart
  • Hybrid assistive devices
  • Artificial heart valve
  • Mechanical valves
  • Types of mechanical heart valves
  • Durability
  • Cavitation
  • Artificial heart fluid mechanics
  • Turbulent flow
  • Blood damage
  • Tissue valves
  • Functional requirements of heart valve prostheses
  • Design challenges of heart valve prostheses
  • Replaceable models of heart valve prostheses
  • Future perspectives on total artificial hearts