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Applications of Mathematical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Models in Engineering & Medicine

Applications of Mathematical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Models in Engineering & Medicine

This book presents innovative efficient methods in fluid flow and heat transfer developed and widely used over the last fifty years.

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A Robot That Prints Tissue

A Robot That Prints Tissue

newly developed six-axis robotic 3D printer prints tissue and can run several types of experiments on the sample without human intervention.

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Bioprocessing Equipment Certification

Bioprocessing Equipment Certification

A result of widespread industry requests for standardization, the ASME BPE Certification Program is the leading standard on how to design and build equipment and systems used in the production of biopharmaceuticals.

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Bioengineering

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  • Conference

    Check out the Bio and Sustainable Manufacturing Track the Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2017)

    The 12th Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2017) coming June 4-8, in Los Angeles, will highlight cutting edge manufacturing research in the Bio and Sustainable Manufacturing space.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Journal

    Journal of Medical Devices

    This journal presents papers on medical devices that improve diagnostic interventional and therapeutic treatments, including coverage of novel devices that allow new surgical strategies, new methods of drug delivery, and more.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Article

    An Artificial Heart to Beat

    A team at OSHU has developed an experimental artificial heart which, if successful, could be the first such device sufficiently compact, durable, biocompatible, and inexpensive enough to serve as a permanent replacement for failing hearts.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Course

    NanoSystems for Applications in Water, Energy, Chemical and Biological Separations

    This self-study course covers the theory, fabrication, and applications of microscale and nanoscale systems. Three application areas, energy, water, and chemical and biological separations, are discussed in detail.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Network with Your Peers in Bioengineering

    The Bioengineering Division (BED) is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills, and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis, and operation of biomechanical systems.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Proceedings

    Proceedings of the ASME 2016 5th International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer (MNHMT 2016)—Volume 2

    Focused on state-of-the-art R&D in micro/nanoscale heat transfer, proceedings of MNHT cover topics such as micro/nanofluidics, nanofluids, biomicrofluidics, boiling, and evaporation heat transfer.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Podcast

    Nano Aspects in the Physics of Cancer

    University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Dennis Discher discusses how physical changes of tissues and cells contribute to cancer growth in this podcast recorded at ASME’s 2016 NEMB Conference.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Article

    Biobots to the Rescue

    North Carolina State researchers have developed software and hardware to allow them to use aerial drones to guide biobots, insects such as cockroaches fitted with tiny sensors, to map large, unstable areas such as voids in collapsed buildings after a disaster.

    January 17, 2017

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  • Certification

    Bioprocessing Equipment Certification

    A result of widespread industry requests for standardization, the ASME BPE Certification Program is the leading standard on how to design and build equipment and systems used in the production of biopharmaceuticals.

    April 03, 2017

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  • Article

    Taking Trauma Out of the Brain

    Researchers at Tel-Aviv University have shown how the brain activity behind stress and fear can be turned down with biofeedback. Thanks to them, future soldiers may be able to avoid stress-related conditions like PTSD.

    December 12, 2016

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  • Book

    Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment Design—A Companion Guide for the ASME BPE Standard

    This is a companion guide to the ASME Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment (BPE) Standard and explains what lies behind many of the requirements and recommendations within that industry standard.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Advocacy

    On the Issue of Bioengineering

    ASME urges Congress to consider increased funding for bioengineering across the federal government, and to work to strengthen these investments in the long run to reduce US health care costs and support continued US leadership in bioengineering.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Article

    The Bio-Arcade

    Stanford researchers have made a video game where real microbes become Pac Men, and soccer players, that can be directed through a maze. And they’ve given us the blueprints to build our own.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    Call for Papers - ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) - 2017

    This annual event explores real world challenges that require interdisciplinary mechanical engineering perspectives. Submit an abstract for paper presentation at the Biomedical & Biotechnology Engineering track, due March 6.

    January 09, 2017

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  • Monographs

    Monograph Series: Biomedical and Nanomedical Technologies

    This monograph series focuses on the implementation of various engineering principles in the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomedical, biotechnological and nanotechnology systems and applications.

    December 19, 2016

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  • K–12 Challenge

    Future Engineers New Challenge—Mars Medical

    K–12 students in the US are challenged to create a digital 3D model of an object that could be used by an astronaut to maintain physical health on a 3-year mission to Mars.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Article

    Prosthetic Limbs That Can Feel

    Researchers at Arizona State University are moving closer to developing prosthetic limbs that afford a high degree of control for amputees.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Article

    Top 6 Robotic Applications in Medicine

    Top applications for robots in medicine include telepresence, surgical assistance, rehabilitation, medical transportation, sanitation and disinfection, and dispensing prescriptions.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Podcast

    Podcast: Nanoengineering Intelligent Therapeutic Systems

    University of Texas at Austin’s Dr. Nicholas Peppas talks about the role of biomaterials in drug delivery and discusses some of the latest techniques being used to improve them.

    December 05, 2016

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  • Proceedings

    Using Thermoelectric Cooling with Tourniquets for Nerve Preservation

    A paper on the use of finite element simulation to predict the usefulness of using thermoelectric coolers applied to a limb compared to the standard use of ice packs. From Heat Transfer, Fluids Engineering, and Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels Conferences.

    November 21, 2016

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  • Article

    Bacteria Wind Farm

    Oxford researchers have shown that if you place bacteria into an array, their movements become self-organized and they kick up a flow from which it would be possible to draw a minute amount of energy.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Podcast

    Podcast: Optimizing Drug Delivery Methods

    Dr. Katherine Ferrara, a distinguished professor of biomedical engineering at UC Davis, discusses how in vivo imaging can enhance the optimization of nanodelivery methods.

    December 19, 2016

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  • Journal

    Guest Editorial—Special Issue: Spotlight of the Future of Cardiovascular Engineering Frontiers: Challenges in Cardiovascular Biomechanics

    This special issue of the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering highlights frontiers and challenges in cardiovascular biomechanics. Experimental work ranges from individual smooth muscle cells to engineered cardiac tissue to whole arteries.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    From E4C, the Best of Siemens Stiftung EPA: A Wearable Hypothermia Monitor, Trash-Funded Healthcare, and an Irrigation Pump

    A wearable thermometer for newborns, a medical insurance scheme for trash collectors, a hydro-powered water pump and a stove that burns biomass took the top prizes at Siemens Stiftung’s Empowering People Award this year.

    November 07, 2016

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  • Article

    Precise Prosthetics for Elite Athletes

    Athletes who wear prosthetic limbs can have a hard time fitting limbs that perform the precision movements required for their sport. Researchers who study how cyclists and runners move say they have the answer.

    October 17, 2016

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  • Article

    Sniffing Out Danger

    Researchers at Washington University can convert locusts into “biorobotic chemical sensing machines” and steer them toward particular locations by remote control.

    October 03, 2016

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  • Call for Papers

    Papers Now Being Accepted for ICNMM 2017 – DUE Feb 27

    Seeking papers for the The International Conference on Nanochannels, Minichannels, and Microchannels (ICNMM), a platform for researchers in this emerging area, including many engineering, basic sciences, and bio-medical disciplines. Aug. 27-31, Cambridge, MA.

    February 06, 2017

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  • Journal

    Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

    This monthly journal reports on research results involving the application of mechanical engineering to the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems. Topics range from basic biology to biomedical applications.

    October 10, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    From Engineering for Change: The Design, Testing, and Implementation of a Lifesaving Product

    Many parts of the developing world lack the infrastructure and electricity to keep vaccines at precise temperatures until use, to prevent spoiling. Intellectual Ventures has responded to this challenge with the Arktek—an efficient passive cold-storage device.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Article

    A Model to Keep Pace

    A team of engineers at Iowa State University is using computer modeling to learn why many pacemakers fail, and how to improve future performance and achieve better patient outcomes.

    August 15, 2016

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  • Course

    NanoSystems for Applications in Water, Energy, Chemical and Biological Separations

    This self-study course covers the theory, fabrication, and applications of microscale and nanoscale systems. Three application areas, energy, water, and chemical and biological separations, are discussed in detail.

    March 06, 2017

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  • Video

    Webinar: Navigating the Commercialization Process

    In this free webinar, co-sponsored by ASME and MANCEF, you will learn how commercialization of emerging technologies will impact many global industries, best practices, tips for gaining funding, and more.

    August 29, 2016

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  • Article

    DNA Data Storage

    Using the latest in DNA sequencing technology, researchers at the University of Washington have begun coding with human genetic material. Now they just need to bring the price down.

    January 23, 2017

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  • Article

    Biomimicking the Venus Flytrap

    A team of engineers at Dartmouth is finding inspiration from one of nature’s great oddities, the Venus flytrap.

    August 01, 2016

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  • Collections

    Biomechanical Engineering—Topic Collections

    Check out ASME’s collection of biomechanical engineering publications, including journals, eBooks, and conference proceedings.

    September 12, 2016

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  • Monograph

    Basic Principles and Potential Applications of Holographic Microwave Imaging

    This monograph provides descriptions of principles proposed for far-field holographic microwave imaging—including reconstruction procedures and imaging systems and apparatus—enabling the reader to use microwaves for diagnostic purposes in a wide range of applications.

    August 15, 2016

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  • Article

    Wearables Help the Blind Walk

    A new wearable system turns data from LIDAR, ultrasound, and infrared sensors into vibrations that allow visually impaired people to recognize obstacles and their speed while walking.

    August 08, 2016

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  • Brief

    Technical Brief from the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

    This brief explores recent work designed to develop and validate the design of a whole spinal segment culturing system that loads the disk in complex loading similar to the in vivo condition, while preserving the adjacent endplates and vertebral bodies.

    August 15, 2016

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  • Article

    Stopping Lung Cancer, One Breath at a Time

    A microfluidic device that captures breath might possibly save you from lung cancer.

    August 01, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    From Engineering for Change: Three Devices in Development Now Could Improve Health in India

    Health care and air quality in India and other emerging economies stand to improve in the near future with the potential release of three devices in development there now.

    August 15, 2016

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  • Awards

    ASME Bioengineering Awards—Nominations Due Sept. 1

    The Bioengineering Division's Awards Committee reviews and selects recipients for special recognition awards for excellence in bioengineering. Nominations for four awards are due Sept. 1.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Conference

    Register for COMS 2016

    The Commercialization of Micro, Nano, and Emerging Technologies Conference (COMS) is a hands-on meeting that helps participants bring research to market, find new customers, and more.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Article

    A New Ally Against Skin Cancer

    A team at the University of Texas is working on a device for detecting skin cancer that could reduce the number of CT scans needed and make earlier diagnoses.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Global Impact

    From Engineering for Change: Nia’s 3D-Printed Prosthetic Limbs Cut Costs and Production Time

    Earlier this year, Nia Technologies conducted clinical trials at a hospital in Uganda. The hospital’s prosthetists fit 40 children with 3D-printed prosthetic sockets and found that printing the prostheses saved time and money and offered better fitting limbs.

    July 18, 2016

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  • Article

    Bionic Patch Succeeds When Hearts Fail

    A new implantable cardiac patch integrating living tissue and nanoelectronics is creating hope for a life-saving alternative to heart transplants.

    June 20, 2016

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  • News

    ASME Enters into Agreement with the Organ Preservation Alliance

    ASME signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Organ Preservation Alliance (OPA), an organization working to end donor organ scarcity by conducting and promoting research in cryopreservation and other technologies for long-term storage of human organs.

    June 20, 2016

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  • Conference

    IMECE Poster Deadline, Society-Wide Micro & Nanotechnology Forum: July 15

    Micro- and nano-scale phenomena and processes are widely explored across many ASME divisions to create new applications and to improve the existing engineering systems. Students and post-docs are eligible for Best Poster Awards.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Journal

    Technical Brief from the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

    This brief explores the design of a whole spinal segment culturing system that loads the intervertebral disk in complex loading similar to the in vivo condition, while preserving the adjacent endplates and vertebral bodies.

    July 05, 2016

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  • Conference

    Heat Transfer, Fluids Engineering, and Nanochannels, Microchannels, & Minichannels Conferences—July 10–14

    Exchange information with other researchers of micro-scale and nano-scale transport processes and systems, which encompass many biomedical disciplines. Check out the Biomedical and Lab-on-a-Chip Applications track at this conference in July.

    June 06, 2016

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  • Journal

    Accepted Manuscript: Team-Based Development of Medical Devices: An Engineering-Business Collaborative (from Journal of Biomedical Engineering)

    This manuscript describes the development of multidisciplinary, team-based learning environments in undergraduate and graduate engineering curricula focused on medical device design.

    May 09, 2016

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