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Robin Coger

Dean/Professor-Mechanical Engineering

Robin Coger
College
College of Engineering

Department
College of Engineering

Contact
McNair Hall 651
Education
B.S.Mechanical Engineering / Cornell University
M.S.Mechanical Engineering / University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D.Mechanical Engineering / University of California, Berkeley
Harvard Medical School

Bio

Dr. Robin N. Coger’s research expertise is in solving design and performance problems related to tissue engineered organs. Her work has resulted in journal and conference publications in the areas of liver tissue engineering and cryopreservation; one patent, and another pending. She is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. She is also a Board member of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, FIRST, and the Advancing Minorities Interest in Engineering (AMIEpartnerships.org) organization. She is also a member of editorial board of ASEE's PRISM.

Research Interests

Dr. Coger’s research expertise is in solving design and performance problems related to tissue engineered organs. Her work has resulted in journal and conference publications in the areas of liver tissue engineering and cryopreservation; plus a patent, and another patent pending.

External URL

www.ncat.edu/coe

Recent Publications

  • Sang-Ho Lee, Robin Coger, Mark Clemens, (Antioxidant Functionality in Hepatocytes Using the Enhanced Collagen Extracellular Matrix Under Different Oxygen Tensions). (0) 0, pp. 060928122958007. Tissue Engineering.
  • Yekaterina Zinchenko, Catherine Culberson, Robin Coger (Contribution of Non-parenchymal Cells to the Performance of Micropatterned Hepatocytes). (0) 0, pp. 060913044658045. Tissue Engineering.
  • Robin Coger, Mehmet Toner (Preservation Techniques). (Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials) pp. 6787-6794. Taylor & Francis.
  • B. Rubinsky, R. Coger, K. Ewart, G. Fletcher (1992). (Ice-crystal growth and lectins). (6400) 360, pp. 113-114. Nature.
  • R. Coger, B. Rubinsky, G. Fletcher (1994). (Microscopic Pattern of Ice Crystal Growth in the Presence of Thermal Hysteresis Proteins). (3) 116, pp. 173-179. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering.
  • Prabhas Moghe, Robin Coger, Mehmet Toner, Martin Yarmush (1997). (Cell-cell interactions are essential for maintenance of hepatocyte function in collagen gel but not on matrigel). (6) 56, pp. 706-711. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • Robin Coger, Mehmet Toner, Prabhas Moghe, Robert Ezzell, Martin Yarmush (1997). (Hepatocyte Aggregation and Reorganization of EHS Matrix Gel). (4) 3, pp. 375-390. Tissue Engineering.
  • Namperumal, Coger (1998). (A new cryostage design for cryomicroscopy). (2) 192, pp. 202-211. Journal of Microscopy.
  • Robin Coger, Mehmet Toner (1999). (Preservation Techniques for Biomaterials). (Electrical Engineering Handbook) CRC Press.
  • Charles Lee, Jian Zhang, Harshini deSilva, Robin Coger, Mark Clemens (2000). (HETEROGENEOUS FLOW PATTERNS DURING HYPOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION PRESERVATION OF LIVERS1). (12) 70, pp. 1797-1802. Transplantation.
  • Randall McClelland, Robin Coger (2000). (Use of Micropathways to Improve Oxygen Transport in a Hepatic System). (3) 122, pp. 268-273. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
  • Jeffrey Parsons, Robin Coger (2002). (A New Device for Measuring the Viscoelastic Properties of Hydrated Matrix Gels). (2) 124, pp. 145-154. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
  • Randall McClelland, Robin Coger (2002). (COMPUTATIONAL MODEL FOR IMPROVING OXYGEN TRANSPORT WITHIN BIOARTIFICIAL LIVER DEVICES). (2) 48, pp. 193. ASAIO Journal.
  • Mehmet Toner, Robin Coger (2002). (Preservation Techniques for Biomaterials). (Biomaterials) pp. 207-217. CRC Press.
  • Randall McClelland, Jeffrey MacDonald, Robin Coger (2003). (Modeling O2 transport within engineered hepatic devices). (1) 82, pp. 12-27. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • Randall McClelland, Robin Coger (2004). (Effects of Enhanced O2 Transport on Hepatocytes Packed within a Bioartificial Liver Device). (1-2) 10, pp. 253-266. Tissue Engineering.
  • Yekaterina Zinchenko, Elizabeth Laureano, Robin Coger (2004). (Use of Directional Solidification to Quantify the Thermophysical Properties of DMSO-based Cryoprotectant Solutions). (4) 2, pp. 276-289. Cell Preservation Technology.
  • Yekaterina Zinchenko, Robin Coger (2005). (Engineering micropatterned surfaces for the coculture of hepatocytes and Kupffer cells). (1) 75A, pp. 242-248. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.
  • Saravana Balasubramanian, Robin Coger (2005). (Heat and Mass Transfer during the Cryopreservation of a Bioartificial Liver Device: A Computational Model). (3) 51, pp. 184-193. ASAIO Journal.
  • Sang-Ho Lee, Robin Coger, Mark Clemens (2006). (Antioxidant Functionality in Hepatocytes Using the Enhanced Collagen Extracellular Matrix Under Different Oxygen Tensions). (10) 12, pp. 2825-2834. Tissue Engineering.
  • Yekaterina Zinchenko, Catherine Culberson, Robin Coger (2006). (Contribution of Non-parenchymal Cells to the Performance of Micropatterned Hepatocytes). (8) 12, pp. 2241-1251. Tissue Engineering.
  • Yekaterina Zinchenko, Laura Schrum, Mark Clemens, Robin Coger (2006). (Hepatocyte and Kupffer Cells Co-cultured on Micropatterned Surfaces to Optimize Hepatocyte Function). (4) 12, pp. 751-761. Tissue Engineering.
  • Mei Niu, Mayur Patel, Robin Coger (2008). (76. Cryopreservation: A design specification for a novel bioreactor). (3) 57, pp. 330-331. Cryobiology.
  • Mei Niu, Mark Clemens, Robin Coger (2008). (Optimizing normoxic conditions in liver devices using enhanced gel matrices). (6) 99, pp. 1502-1512. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  • Mei Niu, Paul Hammond, Robin Coger (2009). (The Effectiveness of a Novel Cartridge-Based Bioreactor Design in Supporting Liver Cells). (10) 15, pp. 2903-2916. Tissue Engineering Part A.
  • Gengbei Shi, Robin Coger (2013). (Use of perfluorocarbons to enhance the performance of perfused three-dimensional hepatic cultures). (3) 29, pp. 718-726. Biotechnology Progress.
  • Balasubramanian Kumar, Robin Coger, Laura Schrum, Charles Lee, (2015). (The effects of over expressing aquaporins on the cryopreservation of hepatocytes). (2) 71, pp. 273-278. Cryobiology.