Book Reviews

Consilience of Conscience

Author(s): Paul King
Consilience of Conscience 150 150 IEEE Pulse

LAB GIRL By Hope Jahren, Knopf, 2016. ISBN: 9781101874936, 304 pages, US$26.95. As an academic, a research engineer, and a committed tree hugger, I found much to like in the…

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An Overview of In Vivo Macroscopic Imaging

Author(s): Paul King
An Overview of In Vivo Macroscopic Imaging 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Essentials of In Vivo Biomedical Imaging Edited by S. Cherry, R. Badawi, and J Qi, CRC Press, 2015. ISBN: 13 978-1- 4398-9874-1 (book and e-book), xvi + 272 pages, US$89.96.…

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Health Informatics and Winning the War on Cancer

Author(s): Paul King
Health Informatics and Winning the War on Cancer 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Guide to Health Informatics, 3rd ed. By Enrico Coiera, CRC Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4441-7049-8, xxvi + 683 pages, US$79.95. Comprehensive. Timely. Readable. Interesting. Useful as a textbook and/or reference. Relevant.…

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Technology: From Electromagnetic Modeling to Point-of-Care Using Consumer Electronics

Author(s): Vishwanath Iyer, Paul King
Technology: From Electromagnetic Modeling to Point-of-Care Using Consumer Electronics 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Modeling for Electrical and Biological Systems Using MATLAB Edited by Sergey N. Makarov, Gregory M. Noetscher, and Ara Nazarian, Wiley, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-119-05256-2, 648 pages, US$150. The role…

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Analyzing How Devices Are Used

Author(s): Paul King
Analyzing How Devices Are Used 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edited by Mary Beth Privitera, Academic Press, 2015, ISBN 9780128018521, xxii + 284 pages, US$106 paperback. As a former design instructor, the title of this text interested me because I…

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Technology: Toward Research in Biology

Author(s): Paul King
Technology: Toward Research in Biology 150 150 IEEE Pulse

From X-Rays to DNA: How Engineering Drives Biology Edited by W. David Lee, MIT Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-262-01977-4. xii + 233 pages, US$30. This text, primarily authored by W. David Lee,…

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Work in Living Systems

Author(s): Paul King
Work in Living Systems 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems Edited by Robert Levin, Simon Laughlin, Christina De La Rocha, and Alan Blackwell, MIT Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-262-…

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Biomedical Imaging

Author(s): David Moratal
Biomedical Imaging 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edited by Reiner Salzer, Wiley 2012. ISBN: 978-0-470-64847-6. xix + 423 pages, US$125.00 (hardback). This one-editor, 28-author, 12-chapter book provides a very good start-up guide for students, researchers, and clinicians…

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Clinical Engineering

Author(s): Paul King
Clinical Engineering 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Azzam F.G. Taktak, Paul Ganney, David Long, and Paul White, Eds., Academic Press, 2014. ISBN: 978–0– 12–396961–3, xvii + 443 pages, US$125. To me, the title of this book implied…

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