Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Climate Change and Pollution

An Investigation into the Mathematical Modeling of the Properties of Gonium

Pyrolysis biofuel, formal language theory/computational linguistics, flagellar fluid dynamics, phototaxis, Thermogravimetric analysis, growth modelling

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

An Investigation into the Chemical Properties of Gonium

Photocycles, growth regulation, depolluting enzymes, biodegradation, multicellularity evolution, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

An Investigation of the Physical Properties of Gonium

Flagellar motion, phototaxis, colonies, eyespot optics, helical propulsion, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

Deciphering Daphnia Dynamics: A Mathematical Odyssey into Aquatic Ecosystems

Trophic interactions or food web, parthenogenesis, game theory, movement and migration, phenotypic plasticity, predator-prey

Eva Otell, Iris Sun, Marwan Sobh, Xinying Wang, Rémi Ouellette

Daphnia’s Chemical Interactions: Varying Conditions Require Varying Responses

Predator-prey, environmental stressors, bioindicator, adaptation, bioremediation, kairomone, diel vertical migration

Eva Otell, Iris Sun, Marwan Sobh, Rémi Ouellete, Xinying Wang

Shaping Success: A Mathematical Exploration of Cyanobacteria across Scales

Allometric Power Functions, Bacterial growth, geometrical models, persistence length, semi-flexible, colony, polyhedral

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

Coral Polyps and the Chemical Symphony of Survival

Coral polyps, biomineralization, crystals, calcification, symbiotic relationships, cellular respiration, coral bleaching

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

Mechanics and Optics of Cyanobacteria: How to Survive over Billions of Years

Survival mechanisms, photosynthesis, buoyancy regulation, light-sensing or phototaxis, bacteria, gliding motility, biofilm

Maria Delgopiatof, Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Valerie Syme

The Biochemical Features of Tardigrades and Their Roles in Maintaining Cellular Functional Integrity

Tardigrades, cryptobiosis, reactive oxygen species, DNA repair mechanisms, biochemistry, antioxidants

Luccia Jabbour, Eden Karp-Foster, Jeremy Lachance, Wadi Zahka

Mathematical Marine Models of Coral Polyps

Coral polyps, geometry, branching, environmental modeling, fractals, hyperbolic geometry

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

Mathematical Models of Diatoms: Understanding Their Complex Shape, Reproduction and Chain Formation

Diatoms, geometry, Gielis formula, structural functionality, fractals

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

An Analysis of the Chemistry Behind Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, calcification, crystallization, photosynthesis, biochemical pathways, ocean acidification

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu