COMSOL Conference 2014

Bioscience and Bioengineering

Engineers are using multiphysics simulation for design and optimization in bioengineering applications from biomass conversion to local vascular diffusion. The papers, posters, and presentations featured on this page describe these applications and more while showing how bioscience and bioengineering technology is rapidly evolving.

Analysis of 3D Biocompatible Additive Structure Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

E. Lacatus1, M. A. Sopronyi2, G. C. Alecu1, A. Tudor1

1Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania

Analysis of Heat Transfer in a Complex Three Dimensional Structure Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing

C. Settle, K. Hoshino

Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Analysis to Determine Optimum Strain Gauge Locations for SENSEWHEEL

T. Suzuki, C. Holloway, S. Taylor

University College London, London, UK

Biofluid-Structural Interaction in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm for Predicting Timeline to Rupture: The Effect of Hypertension and Aorta Wall Material Properties

K. Cluff1, H. Mehraein1, G. Jayakumar2

1Bioengineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
2Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA

Blood Flow Patterns in a Patient Specific Right Coronary Artery with Multiple Stenoses

B. Liu

Department of Mathematics, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, USA

Calibration of a Bio-Kinetic Model to Simulate Microalgae Growth

A. Solimeno1, J. Garcia2

1Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Comparative Study on 3D Modeling of Breast Cancer Using NIR-FDOT

S. Peter

Christ University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Conductivity Estimation of Breast Cancer Using COMSOL® Modeling of Microwave Scattering and Frechet Mean Estimate of Covariance

A. Jeremic1, E. Khoshrowshahli2

1Electrical & Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Design and Optimization of Cholesterol Biosensor

N. M. Sundaram, M. Alagappan

PSG College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Design and Strain Analysis of Artificial Femoral Head and Stem

N. M. Sundaram1, M. Sneha1, A. Kandaswamy1, R. Nithya2

1PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2Dr. N.G.P. Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Design of Multiple Ground System for Maternal Defibrillation

A. Jeremic1, E. Khoshrowshahli2

1Electrical & Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Design of a Cylindrical Photobioreactor with Central Orifice for the Production of Microalgae

N. N. V. Ramirez, L. M. Raymundo, J. O. Trierweiler

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Determination of the Mechanical Properties in the Avian Middle Ear by Inverse Analysis

P. Muyshondt, J. Soons, D. de Greef, J. Peacock, J. Dirckx

University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Effect of a High Frequency Field on the Electric Double Layer Surrounding a Biomolecule in a Fluid

M. Riou, C. Maedler, S. Erramilli, P. Mohanty

Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Efficient, Selective Piezoeletric Wave Transduction Using Interdigitated Electrodes

H. T. D. Grigg, T. H. Hanley, B. J. Gallacher

Newcastle University, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK

Estudo Numérico da Eletroquimioterapia em Tumor Cutâneo com Diferentes Configurações de Eletrodos

G. Neves1, D. Suzuki1, J. Alvim1, M. Rangel2

1Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brasil
2Vet Câncer Oncologia Veterinária, São Paulo, SP, Brasil

FEM Simulation of Magnetically Triggered Hydrogel Micro Particles as Advanced Drug Carriers

O. Yassine, M. Kavaldzhiev, J. Kosel, Q. Li, A. Alfadhel, A. Zaher

Electrical Engineering Division, CEMSE Group, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Finite Element Modeling of Vasoreactivity Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

J. Parikh, A. Kapela, N. Tsoukias

Biomedical Engineering Department, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA

Fresh Produce Safety During Hydrocooling: An Engineering Model

A. Warning, A. K. Datta

Department of Biological & Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

From Music to Non-Invasive Therapies via COMSOL Multiphysics® Models

E. Lacatus1, G. C. Alecu2, A. Tudor2, M. A. Sopronyi3

1Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2Student-Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
3INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania

Magnetic Heating of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Alternating Magnetic Field for Hyperthermia Applications

N. M. Sundaram, M. Sneha, R. S. Vishnu, M. Alagappan

PSG College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Magnetostatic-Magnon Sensors for Microwave Microscopy of Biological Structures

E. Hollander, E. O. Kamenetskii, R. Shavit

Microwave Magnetic Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

Microvascular Dysfunction in PAD Patients

K. Cluff1, H. Mehraein1, B. Jayakumar2

1Department of Bioengineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
2Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA

Microwave Exposure System for In Vitro and In Vivo Studies

C. Nadovich1, 2, W. D. Jemison2, J. A. Stoute3, C. Spadafora4

1Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
2Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA
3Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
4INDICASAT AIP, Ciudad del Saber, Panama

Modeling Bioclogging Effects in Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment

R. Samso1, N. Forquet2, P. Molle2, J. Garcia1

1Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain
2IRSTEA, Freshwater Systems, Ecology and Pollution Research Unit, Villeurbanne, France

Modeling and Simulation of Drug Release through Polymer Matrices

V. Runkana1, A. Pareek1, P. Arora2

1Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Modeling of Hydrogel-Based Controlled Drug Delivery System for Breast Cancer Treatment

K. Cluff1, L. Saeednia2, H. Mehraein 1, R. Asmatulu2

1Department of Bioengineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA

Modelling of the Oxygen Consumption of Cells in the Cell Culturing Platform

A. Niazi

School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Multiphysics Modeling of Electrode-Driven Renal Denervation for Hypertension Treatment

M. Miliani, F. Piccagli, C. Silvestro

Medtronic Invatec S.p.A., Roncadelle, Italy

Multiphysics Modeling of a Grain Storage Chamber

P. Guha, P. Sharma, V. Malhotra, S. Mishra

CSIR - Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh, India

Multiscale Electromagnetic Modeling of Contractions in the Pregnant Uterus

V. Tidwell1, P. LaRosa2, M. Zhang1, H. Eswaran3, A. Nehorai1

1Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
2Monsanto Company, Technology Pipeline Solutions, St. Louis, MO, USA
3OB/GYN Department, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

Multiscale Model of Human Pathogen Growth on Fresh Produce

A. Warning, A. K. Datta

Department of Biological & Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Numerical Simulation of Blood Flow in a Straight Artery Under the Influence of a Magnetic Field

G. C. Shit, A. Sinha, A. Mondal, S. Majee

Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

On the Influence of Cancellous Bone Structure upon the Electric Field Distribution of Electrostimulative Implants

U. Zimmermann1, R.Bader2, U. van Rienen1

1Institute of General Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
2Department of Orthopaedics, University Medicine Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Performance of a Miniaturized Hydrocyclone for the Isolation of Schistosoma Mansoni Eggs

C. Soares1, N. Padoin1, F. Montalvo2, D. Cobra2

1Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil
2CERTI Foundation, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

Photo-Biological Reactor for Organic Waste Consumption and Hydrogen Production

L. F. de Souza

Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Image-Based Modeling

D. Iber[1,3], Z. Karimaddini[1,3], E. Unal[1,2], D. Menshykau[1,3]

1D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
2DBM University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
3Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), Lausanne, Switzerland

Simulation and Experimental Analysis of Drug Release Rates from Magnetic Nanocomposite Spheres

L. Saeeednia1, H. Mehraein2, F. Abedin1, K. Cluff2, R. Asmatulu1

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
2Department of Bioengineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA

Simulation of Bio-medical Waveguide in Mechanical and Optical fields

Y. Xin, A. Purniawan, L. Pakula, G. Pandraud, P. J. French

Technology University of Delft, Delft, Netherlands

Simulation of Cellular Traction Force Based Deflection of PDMS Micropillars

J. Wala, D. Maji, S. Dhara, S. Das

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

Simulation of Normal and Cancerous T-cell Membrane Electroporation

O. Henao, V. Gómez, I. De la Pava, J. Sánchez

Grupo Fisiología Celular y Aplicada, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia

Simulations of Heat and Mass Transport During Biomass Conversion Processes Using 3D Biomass Particle Models with Realistic Morphology and Resolved Microstructure

P. Ciesielski1, M. Crowley1, L. Thompson1, B. Donohoe1, D. Robichaud2, A. Sanders3, M. Nimlos2, T. Foust2

1Biosciences Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA
2National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA
3Quantum Electronics & Photonics Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Boulder, CO, USA

Simulations of Lateral Flow and Vertical Flow Microarray Assays for Point of Care Diagnostics

G. E. Svedberg, L. Lama, J. Gantelius

Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden

Smart Chest Belt for Cardiac Health Monitoring

M. Vijayalakshmi, R. C. Thiagarajan

ATOA Scientific Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Solving Calcium Spatiotemporal Diffusion Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

L. Garber1,2, G. S. B. Williams2, W. J. Lederer2

1Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
2Center for Biomedical Engineering & Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

Stochastic Diffusion of Calcium Ions Through a Nanopore in the Cell Membrane Created by Electroporation

O. Henao, V. Gómez, I. De La Pava, J. Sánchez

Grupo Fisiología Celular y Aplicada, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia

Transport and Concentration of Charged Molecules in a Lipid Membrane

S. D. Evans, J. S. Roth, M. R. Cheetham

University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Updated Results of Singlet Oxygen Modeling Incorporating Local Vascular Diffusion for PDT

R. Penjweini, M. M. Kim, T. C. Zhu

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA


ISBN: 978-0-9910001-8-0
ISSN: 2372-2215