Engineering of Life and Life Technologies is about the future of the most
vibrant thing called ‘life’. There can’t be a better engineering than life
itself. In the engineering of life lie answers to many of our ills. Engineering of
life plays a leading role in shaping many of our future endeavours in the world
of medicine, industry and agriculture. To understand the implications of the
future world integration of engineering and biology has become essential.
The book is about the implications of biological engineering and
biotechnology in the making of a better world.
Purnendu Ghosh is Executive Director of Birla Institute of Scientific Research,
Jaipur. He was Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is a
biological engineer and has more than 100 research publications to his credit.
Some of his recent books include Biotechnology in India; Mind of an Engineer;
Energy Engineering; Mobility Engineering; and Healthcare Engineering. Prof
Ghosh is the President of the Biological Engineering Society; Vice President of the
Indian National Academy of Engineering; and Editor-in-Chief of INAE Letters.