biological engineering


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biological engineering

A range of techniques in which biological substances are used, often at an industrial level, for practical purposes. The scope of biological engineering is widening rapidly and includes the extensive use of natural ENZYMES and the application of GENETIC ENGINEERING.
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Bajwa, Professor and Chair, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, was honored for her outstanding research in precision agriculture and biocomposites, stakeholder engagement, academic leadership, and service to agricultural and biological engineering.
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has inducted Shu-Tung Li, PhD, founder and chief scientific officer of Collagen Matrix Inc, into its College of Fellows, it was reported yesterday.
We expect that Harbin Tian Xin Biological Engineering Ltd.
Coordinator for the Biological Engineering program since 2001 and coordinator for the Agricultural Systems Management program since 2006, Heinemann was honored with the Undergraduate Program Leadership Award for those efforts in 2008.
Sediment losses become more prevalent because tilling often is required in continuous-corn fields, whereas corn-soybean rotations more easily can be no-fill fields, explains Bernard Engel, head of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
Thomas Memorial Scholarship, both given by the Department of Biological Engineering at LSU.
John Essigmann, a professor of chemistry, toxicology and biological engineering, conducts research on differential gene expression in response to exposure to aflatoxin, a natural DNA-damaging agent that is widespread in the environment.
The key to success may well be suggested by a major national trend among chemical engineering departments to counter their own enrollment difficulties by modifying their curricula to incorporate more of the biological sciences and even changing their names to Chemical and Biological Engineering, or a similar variant.
Martin Okos, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, 1146 Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907; phone: 765-494-1211; fax: 765-496-1115; email: okos@ecn.
It can be quite difficult to differentiate between these terms, but some definitions have been proposed by the Whitaker foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
UW professor of chemical and biological engineering James Dumesic said he worked with graduate students George Huber and John Shabaker in testing more than 300 materials to find "a nickel-tin-aluminum combination that reacts with biomass-derived oxygenated hydrocarbons to produce hydrogen and carbon dioxide without producing large amounts of unwanted methane.

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