Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Coloration

How mathematics governs the nature of tentacles

Tentacles, muscles, simulations, geometry, cylinders, flagella

Yousif Al Shajlawi, Henry Bain, Charles Barakett, Julianna Bede

A Chemical Perspective on the Carapace

Carapace, biochemistry, tissue composition, molting, pigmentation

Elisabeth Lawton, Emma Geoffroy, Osandi Hewage, Yitao Sun

Numerical Modeling of Butterfly Scale Structure and a Few of its Physical Properties

Numerical Modeling, Structural Coloration, Reflectance, Fourier Transform, Butterfly, Hydrophobic, Thin Film Optics

Eve Barrette-Vanasse, Anne Laurin, Rus Trana, Jun Xiao

Quantifying Skin Patterns: Mathematical Interpretations of Camouflaging Techniques in Animals

Camouflage, Turing patterns, saliency mapping, mathematical modelling, cheetahs

Christopher Coluni, John Eric Hamilton, Olivia Lopardo, Olivier Morin

Animal Communication: A Chemical Review

Communication, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), biosynthesis, pheromones, bioluminescence, biochemistry

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang

Animal Communication: A Physical Review

Structural Coloration, Photonics, Echolocation, Electrocommunication, Nanostructures, Signaling

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang

Masters of Camouflage: Mechanisms of Dynamic Skin Colouration in Cephalopods

Camouflage, Predator-Prey, Molluscs, Nervous System, Light Absorption/Refraction, Bioluminescence, Biomechanics

Christopher Coluni, John Eric Hamilton, Olivia Lopardo, Olivier Morin

Courtship and Mating: the Physics of Sexual Dimorphism and its Evolutionary Function

Reproduction, Dimorphism, Evolution, Optics, Bioluminescence, Biomechanics, Courtship and Mating

Liam Fetherstonhaugh, Joseph Grotsky, Chloe Jacquet, Samuel Nidelli

Bioinformatics and Sensory Function of Mammalian Fur: An Analysis of Coat Patterning, Whiskers, and Trigger Hairs

sensing, Turing patterns, whiskers, venus flytraps, mammals, follicles

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy

Information Storage and Processing as Part of Pattern Formation, Photoreception, Thermoreception, and Mechanoreception of the Integument

Information storage, integument, Turing patterns, feedback loops, sensing

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

How Computers and Robotics Helped Us Understand Flippers

Flippers, biometrics, fluid dynamics, Reynolds number, biomimicry, swimming

McKenna Baron, Nour Hanna, Guillaume Rodier, Gabriel Straface

An Analysis of Sensors and Systems of Artificial Noses

Noses, olfaction, artificial organs, sensing, biosensors

Curtis Ehlert, Ingi El Shahid, Liv Toft, Mary Wan