Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Electrical and Optical Properties of Biological Systems

Visual Lateralization in the Animal Kingdom

Brain lateralization, vision, sensing, signal propagation, memory, neurons

Tuna Gedik, Nassib Hassouna, Mohul Sharma, Michelle Sateen Yazbek

Information Storage and Processing Analysis: The Barn Owl Ear

Barn owls, ear anatomy, sound localization, frequency, sensing

Alessio Palladino, Laura Jahchan, Aidan Licoppe, Shu Yuan Zhang

Taste in Birds

Taste, birds, beaks, sensing, nutrition, receptors

Karina Carlson, Rylee McDonald, Palmyra Mendoza Cabrer, Michael Weldon

Molecular and Histological Structures of Generic Mammalian Hair and Fur

Keratin, protein structure, fur, hair, hydrophobicity, growth cycles

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy

Biological Design for Lungs and Gills: Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering

Lungs, gills, diffusion, cellular respiration, biochemistry, surfactants

Samuel Bernard, Nabhaan Farooqi, Camille Gagnon, Will Vyse

Marvels of Eggshell Pigmentation: Why Eggshells Vary so Greatly in Color and Pattern

Avian eggs, pigmentation, camouflage, thermoregulation, structural functionality, parasitism, birds

Leticia Le Goff, Ula Mastej, Jake Pringle, Ryan Romero

Cellular and Echolocation Analysis: The Bat Ear

Ear anatomy, bats, echolocation, biomimicry, signal processing, frequency

Laura Jahchan, Aidan Licoppe, Alessio Palladino, Shu Yuan Zhang

Biomolecular Design of Veins and Arteries

Vascular system, nitric oxide, biosensors, tissue engineering, endothelial cells

Akash Aniche, Hubert Laflamme, Deisha Paliwal, Julianna Raabel

The Biomolecular Design of the Eye

Photoreception, Eye anatomy, Lenses, Isomerization, Visual Spectrum

Tuna Gedik, Nassib Hassouna, Mohul Sharma, Michelle Sateen Yazbek

Biomolecular Factors for Immunity, Color Change, and Mechanical Strength of the Integument

Integument System, Chromatophores and Color Change, Glands, Cell Junctions, Immunity

Juyoun Bae, Andrei Bocan, Justin Charney, Lan Anh Huynh

Physics of Avian Beak Design

Beak, Evolution, Biophysics, Kinematic Chain, Filter, Thermoregulation

Karina Carlson, Rylee Mcdonald, Palmyra Mendoza Cabrer, Michael Weldon

Comparative Analysis of Biomechanical Properties of Mammalian Fur

Fur, Insulation, Optical Properties, Adaptation, Biomechanics, porcupine, Polar Bear

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy