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Blog Posts Tagged Bioengineering

Modeling Fluid-Structure Interaction in a Heart Valve

April 25, 2018

The average human heart beats 100,000 times per day, but what if the person has cardiac issues? Modeling fluid-structure interaction in a heart valve can help researchers develop new treatments.

Smart(er) Healthcare: Designing RFID Tags for Biomedical Applications

April 19, 2018

Bioengineering meets RF simulation in this blog post about designing RFID systems that can be used for safe and optimized patient care.

Keynote Video: Moving Beyond Simulation for Biopharma Applications

March 21, 2018

At Amgen, researchers build simulation applications for biopharmaceutical uses, such as researching biological and synthetic drugs. Learn more in this blog post featuring their keynote talk.

Analyzing the Deformation of a Biomedical Stent with Simulation

February 13, 2018

By studying deformation in an arterial stent, biomedical engineers can account for unwanted effects like dogboning and foreshortening long before the device is ever implanted.

Analyzing a MEMS-Based Strain Gauge Design with Simulation

January 19, 2018

MEMS-based strain gauges are helpful in both civil engineering and biomedicine. Read about a team of researchers who used the MEMS Module to analyze strain gauge designs.

Analyzing the Mechanical Behavior of Cells for Biological Applications

January 11, 2018

Finite element modeling can be used to analyze the mechanical behavior of biological cells. Guest blogger Björn Fallqvist of Lightness by Design sheds light on this bioengineering topic.

Optimizing a Microlens Design for Optogenetics Applications

November 22, 2017

Optogenetics is a field of study that could shed light on neurology and memory. To design an optimized microlens for optogenetics uses, these researchers turned to multiphysics simulation.

Analyzing a New Droplet-Forming Fluidic Junction with Simulation

September 8, 2017

A novel oscillatory microfluidic junction design, called a “batwing”, is improving the field of droplet microfluidics by consistently producing uniform and complex double-emulsion droplets.