PHYSIOLOGIC SYSTEMS An Outline of Cardiovascular Structure and Function; Daniel J. Schneck Kidney Structure and Physiology; Joel M. Henderson and Mostafa Belghasem Nervous System; Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou Vision System; Aaron P. Batista and George D. Stetten Auditory System; Ben M. Clopton and Herbert F. Voigt Gastrointestinal System; Berj L. Bardakjian Respiratory System; Arthur T. Johnson, Christopher G. Lausted, and Joseph D. Bronzino BIOMECHANICS Mechanics of Hard Tissue; J. Lawrence Katz, Anil Misra, Orestes Marangos, Qiang Ye, and Paulette Spencer Musculoskeletal Soft-Tissue Mechanics; Richard L. Lieber, Samuel R. Ward, and Thomas J. Burkholder Joint-Articulating Surface Motion; Kenton R. Kaufman and Kai-Nan An Joint Lubrication; Michael J. Furey Analysis of Gait; Roy B. Davis, III, Sylvia Ounpuu, and Peter A. DeLuca Mechanics of Head/Neck; Albert I. King and David C. Viano Biomechanics of Chest and Abdomen Impact; David C. Viano and Albert I. King Cardiac Biomechanics; Andrew D. McCulloch and Roy C.P. Kerckhoffs Heart Valve Dynamics; Choon Hwai Yap, Erin Spinner, Muralidhar Padala, and Ajit P. Yoganathan Arterial Macrocirculatory Hemodynamics; Baruch B. Liber Mechanics of Blood Vessels; Thomas R. Canfield and Philip B. Dobrin The Venous System; Artin A. Shoukas and Carl F. Rothe The Microcirculation Physiome; Aleksander S. Popel and Roland N. Pittman Mechanics and Deformability of Hematocytes; Richard E. Waugh and Robert M. Hochmuth Mechanics of Tissue/Lymphatic Transport; Geert W. Schmid-Schoenbein and Alan R. Hargens Modeling in Cellular Biomechanics; Alexander A. Spector and Roger Tran-Son-Tay Cochlear Mechanics; Charles R. Steele and Sunil Puria Inner Ear Hair Cell Bundle Mechanics; Jong-Hoon Nam and Wally Grant Exercise Physiology; Cathryn R. Dooly and Arthur T. Johnson Factors Affecting Mechanical Work in Humans; Ben F. Hurley and Arthur T. Johnson BIOMATERIALS Metallic Biomaterials; Joon B. Park and Young Kon Kim Ceramic Biomaterials; W.G. Billotte Polymeric Biomaterials; Hai Bang Lee, Gilson Khang, and Jin Ho Lee Composite Biomaterials; Roderic S. Lakes Biodegradable Polymeric Biomaterials: An Updated Overview; C.C. Chu Biologic Biomaterials: Tissue-Derived Biomaterials (Collagen); Shu-Tung Li Biologic Biomaterials: Silk; Biman Mandal and David L. Kaplan Biofunctional Hydrogels; Melissa K. McHale and Jennifer L. West Soft Tissue Replacements; K.B. Chandran, K.J.L. Burg, and S.W. Shalaby Hard Tissue Replacements; Sang-Hyun Park, Adolfo Llinas, and Vijay K. Goel BIOELECTRIC PHENOMENA Basic Electrophysiology; Roger C. Barr Volume Conductor Theory; Robert Plonsey Electrical Conductivity of Tissues; Bradley J. Roth Cardiac Microimpedances; Andrew E. Pollard Membrane Models; Anthony Varghese Computational Methods and Software for Bioelectric Field Problems; Christopher R. Johnson The Potential Fields of Triangular Boundary Elements; A. van Oosterom Principles of Electrocardiography; Edward J. Berbari Electrodiagnostic Studies; Sanjeev D. Nandedkar Principles of Electroencephalography; Joseph D. Bronzino Biomagnetism; Jaakko Malmivuo Electrical Stimulation of Excitable Tissue; Dominique M. Durand NEUROENGINEERING History and Overview of Neural Engineering; Daniel DiLorenzo and Robert E. Gross Theory and Physiology of Electrical Stimulation of the Central Nervous System; Warren M. Grill Transcutaneous FES for Ambulation: The Parastep System; Daniel Graupe Comparing Electrodes for Use as Cortical Control Signals: Tines, Wires, or Cones on Wires-Which Is Best?; Philip R. Kennedy Development of a Multifunctional 22-Channel Functional Electrical Stimulator for Paraplegia; R. Davis, T. Johnston, B. Smith, R. Betz, T. Houdayer, and A. Barriskill An Implantable Bionic Network of Injectable Neural Prosthetic Devices: The Future Platform for Functional Electrical Stimulation and Sensing to Restore Movement and Sensation; J. Schulman, P. Mobley, J. Wolfe, R. Davis, and I. Arcos Visual Prostheses; Robert J. Greenberg Interfering with the Genesis and Propagation of Epileptic Seizures by Neuromodulation; Ana Luisa Velasco, Francisco Velasco, Marcos Velasco, Bernardo Boleaga, Mauricio Kuri, Fiacro Jimenez, and Jose Maria Nunez Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of Deep Brain Regions; Yiftach Roth and Abraham Zangen
Joseph D. Bronzino is the founder and president of the Biomedical Engineering Alliance and Consortium (BEACON) in Hartford, Connecticut. He earned a PhD in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Dr. Bronzino has received the Millennium Award from IEEE/EMBS and the Goddard Award from Worcester Polytechnic Institute for Professional Achievement. He is the author of more than 200 articles and 11 books. Donald R. Peterson is a professor of engineering and dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Nursing at Texas A&M University-Texarkana. He earned a PhD in biomedical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Dr. Peterson's recent research focuses on measuring and modeling human, organ, and/or cell performance, including exposures to various physical stimuli and the subsequent biological responses. Dr. Peterson has published more than 50 journal articles and 12 reference books.