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Section Board for 'Biological Systems' (32)

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Dr. Neda Bagheri
Chemical & Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
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Interests: The Bagheri Lab operates at the evolving interface between engineering and biology, promoting a diverse, creative research environment consisting of engineers and basic scientists that share the common mission of advancing medicine and biology. Through this collective effort, the lab aim to identify design principles that underlie complex biological function, and modulate extrinsic factors to optimize therapeutic interventions
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Special Issue in Processes: Biological Networks
Special Issue in Processes: Modeling & Control of Disease States
Prof. Dr. Bala Balasubramaniam
Department of Food Science and Technology, Parker Food Science and Technology,The Ohio State University, 2015 Fyffe Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Fax: +1 614 292 0218
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Interests: food engineering; food safety; food preservation; high pressure processing; energy in food processing; sustainable food processing
Prof. Dr. Julio R. Banga
(Bio)Process Engineering Group, IIM-CSIC (Spanish National Research Council), 36208 Vigo, Spain
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Interests: systems identification of biological networks; computer-aided design in synthetic biology; optimality principles in biological systems; dynamics and optimal control of biosystems
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Special Issue in Processes: Computational Synthetic Biology
Prof. Dr. Herbert Sauro
Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
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Interests: My research group is developing the next generation of high performance software that can simulate human disease states such as cancer or heart disease. In the future, we anticipate that doctors will have detailed computer simulations of their patients enabling doctors to try out therapies on the patient simulation first before actually treating the patient
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Special Issue in Processes: Methods in Computational Biology
Prof. Dr. Raghunathan Rengaswamy
Department of Chemical Engineering and Core Member, Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and AI (RBC-DSAI), IIT Madras, India
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Interests: Data Science, Systems Engineering, Energy Systems, Droplet Microfluidics and Systems Biology
Dr. Loveleena Bansal
GlaxoSmithKline 709 Swedeland Road, King of Prussia PA 19406, USA
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Interests: Systems Biology, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology, Parameter estimation, Immuno-oncology, Immuno-inflammation, Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamics modeling
Prof. Dr. Gregery T. Buzzard
Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
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Interests: Computational modeling of biological systems; experiment design; uncertainty quantification
Prof. Dr. Ross Carlson
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Center for Biofilm Engineering, Thermal Biology Institute, 306 Cobleigh Hall, Montana State University Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
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Interests: The Carlson group studies design principles of biological systems using a combination of in silico and experimental analyses. Focus areas includes resource allocation theory in monocultures and consortia as well as during planktonic and biofilm modes of growth. This theory is broadly applicable to biological organization and is being studied in systems relevant to ecological, medical and bioprocess applications
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Special Issue in Processes: Methods in Computational Biology
Prof. Dr. Julian Chaudhuri
Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Education and Student Experience, University of Plymouth, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, 18 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
Tel. +44 1274 234021
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Interests: regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; bioreactors; stem cell bioprocessing
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Special Issue in Processes: Design of Bioreactor Systems for Tissue Engineering
Prof. Dr. Rolf Findeisen
Laboratory for Systems Theory and Control, Institute for Automation Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany
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Interests: Autonomous systems; predictive and optimisation based control, learning and control, network controlled systems, cyber physical systems, uncertainty, robustness; fields of applications: mechatronics, robotics, embedded systems, biotechnology, chemical processes control, systems biology, systems medicine
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Special Issue in Processes: Advanced Methods in Process and Systems Engineering
Dr. Ashlee N. Ford Versypt
School of Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
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Interests: dynamic physiological processes; disease mechanisms; pharmaceutical treatments; mathematical biology; multiscale modeling
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Special Issue in Processes: Systems Biomedicine
Prof. Dr. Krist V. Gernaey
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Søltofts Plads, Building 229, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: industrial fermentation technology; scale-up/scale-down; resource recovery; continuous production processes; mathematical modeling; process analytical technology (PAT)
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Special Issue in Processes: Recent Advances in Population Balance Modeling
Special Issue in Processes: Model-Based Tools for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes
Prof. Dr. Raja Ghosh
Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, John Hodgings Engineering Building, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L7, Canada
Fax: +1 905 521 1350
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Interests: membranes; chromatography; bioseparations engineering; bioreactors; biopharmaceuticals; pharmaceutical processing
Prof. Dr. Rudiyanto Gunawan
Department Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Buffalo, 335 Bell Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
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Interests: systems biology, network inference, systems analysis, dynamical modeling, model identification, parameter estimation, design of experiments.
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Special Issue in Processes: Biological Networks
Prof. Dr. Juergen Hahn
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Tel. +1 518 276 2138; Fax: +1 518 276 3035
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Interests: systems biology; parameter estimation; experimental design; modeling
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Special Issue in Processes: Modeling and Analysis of Signal Transduction Networks
Dr. Zuyi (Jacky) Huang
Department of Chemical Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
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Interests: systems biology; immune system modeling; microbial biofilms; drug resistance
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Special Issue in Processes: Application of Data Modeling and Analysis Techniques to Cancer Therapy
Dr. Xiaoxia(Nina) Lin
Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan B28-G054W NCRC, 2800 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800, USA
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Interests: Professor Lin’s research lies at the intersection of biology and engineering with a focus on microbial systems, particularly microbial communities, using systems biology and synthetic biology approaches
Prof. Dr. Argyrios Margaritis
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Thompson Engineering Building, Western University, Ontario, London, N6A 5B9, Canada
Fax: +1 519 661 4275
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Interests: biochemical engineering processes; biopolymer production and separation processes; biofuels processes from renewable raw materials; biological processes for waste water treatment; novel bioreactor design and scale-up; supercritical extraction processes for pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals; novel bioprocesses and products from lignocellulosics and agricultural crops; nanotechnology processes for nanoparticle production in drug delivery
Dr. Enrico Marsili
Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 637551 Singapore
Tel. +353-1-7008515; Fax: 0065-6592-7942
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Interests: electrochemically active biofilms; biofilm processes; bioremediation; biosynthetic nanomaterials; biosensors
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Special Issue in Processes: Biofilm Processes
Prof. Dr. Babatunde A. Ogunnaike
William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering, Interim Dean, College of Engineering, University of Delaware, 102 DuPont Hall, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Fax: +1 302 831 6751
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Interests: process control; model identification; industrial process control; biological control systems; systems biology; renewable energy systems
Prof. Dr. Doraiswami Ramkrishna
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering, 480 Stadium Mall Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Fax: +1 765 494 0805
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Interests: metabolic modeling; metabolic engineering; particulate processes; population balances
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Special Issue in Processes: Dynamic Approaches to Metabolic Modeling and Metabolic Engineering
Prof. Dr. Susan Celia Roberts
Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609-2280, USA
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Interests: Cellular and metabolic engineering, Plant specialized metabolism, Cell encapsulation technologies, Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Carl Schaschke
The School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of the West of Scotland (UWS), Glasgow G72 0LH, UK
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Biodegradable Materials
Special Issue in Foods: High Pressure Processing of Foods
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Biodegradable Materials 2017
Special Issue in Foods: High Pressure Technologies in Food Processing
Dr. Jason E. Shoemaker
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, 450 Technology Drive, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3110, USA
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Interests: The Shoemaker Lab focuses on systems engineering applications in medicine. We focus on developing a variety of techniques for designing closed-loop, patient-specific therapeutics with current applications in immunopathology, respiratory infection and hemodynamics
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Special Issue in Processes: Modeling & Control of Disease States
Dr. Hyun-Seob Song
Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
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Interests: Microbial community modeling; metabolic modeling; metabolic network analysis; system optimization
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Special Issue in Processes: Microbial Community Modeling: Prediction of Microbial Interactions and Community Dynamics
Prof. Dr. Ralf Takors
Institute of Biochemical Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Allmandring 31, 50569 Stuttgart, Germany
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Interests: The key research interest is to understand metabolism and regulation of microbial and mammalian cells in depth, thereby enabling model-based strain and process engineering finally to transfer novel bioprocesses from lab to industrial scale
Dr. Stephanie R. Taylor
Department of Computer Science, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, USA
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Interests: circadian rhythms, biological oscillators, sensitivity analysis
Dr. Cong T. Trinh
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
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Interests: systems and synthetic biology; metabolic engineering; computational biology; CRISPR technology; modular design; modular cell engineering; pathogen inactivation; bioenergy and biofuels; bioesters; microbial robustness
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Special Issue in Processes: Principles of Modular Design and Control in Complex Systems
Prof. Dr. Rajanikanth Vadigepalli
Daniel Baugh Institute for Functional Genomics and Computational Biology, Department of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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Interests: systems biology, systems analysis, network inference, dynamic modeling, biological control systems
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey D. Varner
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 244 Olin Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Interests: Systems and Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering; Mathematical Modeling
Prof. Dr. Alain Vande Wouwer
Automatic Control Laboratory, University of Mons, 31 Boulevard Dolez, 7000 Mons, Belgium
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Interests: parameter and state estimation in biological systems; computational modeling, optimizing control, monitoring and control of bioprocesses (in various areas including wastewater treatment, microalgae, cell cultures)
Prof. Dr. Florian M. Wurm
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Route Cantonale, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. + 41-79-301-1492
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Interests: gene transfer; protein production/manufacturing from cultivated mammalian cells, including regulatory issues, process development; innovative bioreactors for mammalian cells; suspension culture; CHO cells; large scale manufacturing - CHO; orbital shaking; optimizing mammalian cell culture processes; transient gene expression
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Special Issue in Processes: Transient Gene Expression for Rapid Protein and Virus-Vector Supply
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