Thursday, January 13, 2011

Professor Thomas Webster edits biotech books

Thomas Webster, associate professor of engineering, has edited two recently published books. Nanotechnology Enabled In Situ Sensors for Monitoring Health is a compilation of recent research that uses the rapidly growing field of nanotechnology to design sensors to be used to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases. Biomaterials for Artificial Organs, which Webster edited with Michael Lysaght, a former Brown professor and director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering, reviews the latest synthetic materials often used as a substitute for organ transplantation