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Bioengineering

  • release dateWinter 1997
  • volume27
  • number4

The Bridge, Volume 27, Number 4 - Winter 1997
Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Engineering Cell Function

    Combining the capabilities from molecular and cell biology with the engineering analysis of complex systems permits cellular-level problem solving. When one looks at the macroscopic structure of living systems, what one is really seeing is the cooperative activity of cells of different ... Read More

    Author: Douglas A. Lauffenburger

    Bioengineering

    Release date: Winter 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Looking Back, Looking Ahead (editorial)

    It has been an honor to serve as the National Academy of Engineering's vice president for the past 8 years. The Academy is a very special organization. We are frequently viewed as an honorary organization whose function is to recognize individuals who have made outstanding engineering ... Read More

    Author: Morris Tanenbaum

    Bioengineering

    Release date: Winter 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    The LVAD: A Case Study

    By solving a host of design challenges, engineers have brought the heart-assist device to successful application in humans. From an engineering point of view, one would consider the development of a simple fluid pump to propel blood through the body to be a minor task. Our experience ... Read More

    Author: Victor L. Poirier

    Bioengineering

    Release date: Winter 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 4

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Emergence of Bioengineering

    The melding of engineering and the biological sciences will require bold and creative changes in the engineering profession. During the latter half of this century, there has been a revolution in the biological sciences. Biology has truly come of age, achieving an importance equal to ... Read More

    Author: Robert Nerem

    Bioengineering

    Release date: Winter 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 4