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Notice of the 2nd National Bio & Brain Engineering Contests
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 2nd National University Student Bio and Brain Engineering Contest

2nd National University Student Bio and Brain Engineering Contest will be opened as down below. We hope that many of you will participate.


Time and location: April 28th (Sat), 2012 2~6pm, KAIST, Daejeon

Organizing Committee



Conduct: KAIST Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, Korea University Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Hanyang University Department of Biomedical engineering

Sponsor: KAIST WCU Neurosystem Research Group, Korea University WCU Brain and Cognitive Engineering Research Group, The Korean Society of Medical & Biological Engineering, Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping, Korean Society for Bioinformatics and System Biology, IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society


Contest Subject (4 subjects level of undergraduate sophomore-junior)


Compulsory 2 subjects:
- Introduction to Bioengineering
Recommended book: M. Domach, Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 2009.

- Introduction to Neuroscience
Recommended book: M.F. Bear, B.W. Connors, and M.A. Paradiso, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 3rd Ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.


Optional 1 subject (Choose 1 between 2 subjects down below):
- Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Recommended book: E.N. Marieb, Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9th Ed., Benjamin cummings, 2008.

- Introduction to Brain Imaging Engineering
Recommended book: S.A. Huettel, A.W. Song, and G. McCarthy, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2nd Ed., Sinauer Associates, In., 2008.


- method: on-line register (
- period: April 1st (Sun) ~ 22th (Sun)

Entry Fee: free

Grand prize(1): KAIST president give a certificate Along with money 1,000,000won (or a gift certificate worth 1,000,000 won)
Gold prize(2): KAIST president give a certificate Along with money 800,000won (or a gift certificate worth 800,000 won)
Silver prize(3): KAIST president give a certificate Along with money 500,000won (or a gift certificate worth 500,000 won)
Bronze prize(4):KAIST president give a certificate Along with money 300,000won(or a gift certificate worth 300,000 won)

Participation prize(within 10): KAIST president give a certificate


Final prize contents would be adjusted according to the contest grade level.