Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Transport Phenomena

Physical Principles Governing the Movement of Dinoflagellates and The Implications for Their Interactions in Aquatic Ecosystems

Dinoflagellates, flagella, swimming, kinematics, Reynolds number, fluid dynamics

Thalia Azadian, Arda Barlas, Sophia Chen, Simon Girard

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

Life-Sustaining Processes of the Diatom

Diatoms, life cycles, biomineralization, reproduction, reactive oxygen species, biochemistry

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

Frustules: Design solutions in Diatoms

Diatoms, frustules, elasticity, light properties, buoyancy

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

The Mathematical Principles Pertaining to Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, geometry, 3D modeling, vestigial haptonema, growth modeling

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

Aquatic Fungi: An Exploration of Adaptations in Chemical Processes

Aquatic fungi, hyphae, chemotaxis, pheromones, decomposition, biochemistry, bioremediation

Izabela Junqueira Magalhaes, Kristina Kerkelova, Ruizhi Liu, Yasmine Sadr Kaufmann

Physical Analysis of Amoeba

Movement and migration, hydrodynamics, motor proteins, galvanotaxis, fluid mechanics, amoeba

Hailey Jukes, Adele Omichinski, Nicholas Da-Costa-Bastidas, Gil Qin

Functional Mechanics of the Elephant and Butterfly Proboscis

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

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

Spines: The Multitudes and Multi-functionalities of their Mechanisms

Spines, quills, structural design, defense mechanisms, material properties, biomimicry

Coty Ma, Alexandra Schuck, Éloïse Soderböm, Dan Voicu

Comparison of Antenna and Whisker Functions in Different Environments

Antennae, whiskers, sensing, signal processing, mechanosensing

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

Biomechanics of Marine Suction Cups and Applications to Artificial Suction Technology

Suction cups, anatomy, papillae, biomimicry, pressure differentiation

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