Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Arthropods (Arachnids, Crustaceans, Insects)

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

Phenotypic Adaptation of Daphnia Throughout Evolution

compound eye, swimming, adaptation, defense mechanisms, Stokes' law

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

Copepods Through the Lens of Chemistry

Pigmentation, symbiotic, chemoreception, bioluminescence, crustacean, toxin

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

Copepods Through the Lens of Math

Low-Reynolds, swimming, diel vertical migration, reflectance, molting, coloration, crustacean

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

Copepods Through the Lens of Physics

mechanoreception, low reynolds, clap and fling or Weis-Fog, fluid mechanics, Wagner effect, coloration

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

Functional Mechanics of the Elephant and Butterfly Proboscis

Trunk, proboscis, kinematics, cylinders, hydraulics, muscles, suction

Han Ru Liu, Letizia Marello, Liam Sterne, Kori Zhang

Proboscis Geometry, Allometry and the Mathematical Beauty of Spirals in Nature

Proboscis, geometry, spirals, allometry, Fibonacci sequence, Golden ratio

Han Ru Liu, Letizia Marello, Liam Sterne, Kori Zhang

An Evolutionary Analysis of the Chemical Composition of Marine Suction Cups

Suction cups, collagen, evolution, cytoskeleton, biochemistry, sensing

Juan Manuel Rocha Angel, Mika Chang, Emily Martin, Tokiniaina Raharison Ralambomihanta

Mechanical Analysis of Animal Horns

Horns, elasticity, material properties, structural organization, force distribution, anisotropy

Lily Trestan, Rachel Jung, Toufic Jrab, Victor Novakov

A Mathematical Analysis of Animal Horns

Horns, evolution, computational analysis, asymmetry, helices, 3D modelling

Lily Trestan, Rachel Jung, Toufic Jrab, Victor Novakov

Geometry is Key: Mathematical Modeling of Whiskers and Antennae

Whiskers, antennae, geometry, Euler spiral, sensing

Yen Chuang, Giselle De Leon, Anna Xuyao Shi, Ella (Yaxin) Wang