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bioengineering

1. the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
2. the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation

Bioengineering

The use of living plants, or a combination of living and nonliving materials, to stabilize slopes and drainage ways.

bioengineering

[‚bī·ō‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
The application of engineering knowledge to the fields of medicine and biology.
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The biological engineering division at MIT endeavours to further develop the new discipline.
He served as chair of the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department and as associate dean for Extension in the College of Agriculture and was a visionary leader in Cooperative Extension in Kentucky and beyond.
Our department is very proud to have Paul Blainey receive this highly competitive award from Agilent, a company that has played a leading role in biotechnology for many years," said Douglas Lauffenburger, Ford Professor of Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biology, and head of MIT's Department of Biological Engineering.
Producing ethanol from cellulose would be advantageous over existing industrial processes in several ways, notes Michael Ladisch, professor of agricultural and biological engineering.
Hualan Biological Engineering Ltd, as a leading enterprise in China blood products industry, owns a lot of plasma stations and relatively abundant plasma resources with high utilization rate and many varieties.
Ein-Mozaffari and Bennington are with the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, and Dumont is with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Pulp and Paper Centre, 2385 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada; Kammer is with the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, 3800 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Pratap Pullammanappallil, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville.
The need is growing for a well-trained agricultural and biological engineering workforce, and KEYS campaign funds will provide support for projects that champion the following: K-12 outreach, Encouraging humanitarian missions, Youth career development, and Student chapter support.
Hawkins, chairman and CEO, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
groups: the Agricultural and Biological Engineering RE.
In addition, it also focuses on the research of current operation and development trend of China's seven key blood product companies, such as Hualan Biological Engineering Inc.
institutions, biosystems engineering is considered a broader term that includes both biological engineering and agricultural engineering.

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