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Samaratunga, D., Jha R., and Gopalakrishnan, S., “Wavelet Spectral Finite Element for Wave Propagation in Shear Deformable Laminated Composite Plates,” Composite Structures, in press.

Alavinasab, A., Jha, R., and Ahmadi, G., “Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Composites Based on Nonlocal Elasticity Approach,” International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, in press.

Watkins, R. and Jha, R., “A Modified Time Reversal Method for Lamb Wave Based Diagnostics of Composite Structures,” Mech. Syst. Signal Process. 31(2012) 345-354.

Guan, X., Griffin, A., Jha, R., and Liu, Y., “Maximum Relative Entropy Based Probabilistic Inference in Fatigue Crack Damage Prognostics,” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 2012(29), pp 157-166.

Guan, X., He, J., Jha, R., and Liu, Y., “An efficient analytical Bayesian method for reliability and system response updating based on Laplace and inverse first-order reliability computations,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 97, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 1-13.

Widana-Gamage, D., Jha R., and Gopalakrishnan, S., “Wavelet spectral finite element modeling of transverse crack for structural health monitoring of composite plates,” 20th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, 23 – 26 April 2012, Honolulu, HI.

Shane, C. and Jha, R., “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Based Algorithm for Detecting Damage Location and Severity in Composite Plates,” Mech. Syst. Signal Process, 25 (2011) 1062–1072.

Kunwar, A., Jha, R., Whelan, M., and Janoyan, K., “Damage Detection in an Experimental Bridge Model Using Hilbert-Huang Transform of Transient Vibrations,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 20(1), 2013, pp. 1-15.

Guan, X., Jha, R., and Liu, Y., “Model Selection, Updating and Averaging for Probabilistic Fatigue Damage Prognosis,” Structural Safety, Volume 33, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 242-249.

Alavinasab. A., Jha, R., Ahmadi, G., Cetinkaya, C., and Sokolov, I., “Computational Modeling of Nano-Structured Glass Fibers,” Computational Materials Science, Vol. 44, 2008, pp. 622-627.

Kundu S, Crosby AJ. Cavitation and fracture behavior of polyacrylamide hydrogels, Soft Matter 5(20), 3963-3968 (2009).

Kundu S, Grecov D, Rey AD, Ogale AA. Shear flow induced microstructure of a synthetic mesophase pitch, Journal of Rheology 53(1):85-113(2009).

Kundu S, Ogale AA. Microstructural effects on the dynamic rheology of a discotic mesophase pitch, Rheologica Acta 46(9):1211-1222 (2007).

Chan EP, Kundu S, Lin Q, Beers KL, Stafford CM. Thickness effect on the viscoelastic properties of polystyrene thin films as measured by thermal wrinkling, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3 (2): 331–338 (2011).

Kundu S, Chan EP, Adhesion Behavior of Soft Materials in Engineering Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine, Springer, Sujata K Bhatia (Editor) (2012).

Kundu S, Bhangale AS, William WE, Flynn KM, Guttman CM, Gross RA, Beers KL. Continuous flow enzyme-catalyzed polymerization in a microreactor, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(15):6006-6011 (2011).

Kundu S, Davis CS, Long T, Sharma R, Crosby AJ. Adhesion of non-planar wrinkled surfaces, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49(3):179-185, 2011 (Cover feature).

Kratz K, Narasimhan A, Tangirala R, Moon SC, Revanur R, Kundu S, Kim HS, Crosby AJ, Russell TP, Emrick T, Kolmakov G, and Balazs AC. Probing and repairing damaged surfaces with nanoparticle-containing microcapsules, Nature Nanotechnology, 7, 87-90 (2012).

Johnson PM, Kundu S, Beers KL. Modeling Enzymatic Kinetic Pathways for Ring-Opening Lactone Polymerization, Biomacromolecules, 12 (9), 3337–3343(2011).

Orski SV, Kundu S, Gross RA, Beers KL. Design and Implementation of Two-Dimensional Polymer Adsorption Models: Evaluating the Stability of Candida antarctica Lipase B/Solid-Support Interfaces by QCM-D, BioMacromolecules, 14 (2), 377–386 (2013).

Jang, C., Lacy, T.E., Gwaltney, S.R., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2013). “Interfacial Shear Strength of Cured Vinyl Ester Resin-Graphene Sheets from Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Polymer, 54, pp 3282-3289.

Yu, J., Lacy, T.E., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2013). “Micromechanically-Based Effective Thermal Conductivity Estimates for Polymer Nanocomposites.” Composites Part B, DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.04.055.

Jang, C., Lacy, T.E., Gwaltney, S.R., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2012). “A Relative Reactivity Volume Criterion for Crosslinking: Application to Vinyl Ester Resin Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Macromolecules, 45(11), pp 4876-4885.

Yu, J., Lacy, T., Toghiani, H., Pittman Jr., C.U., and Schneider, J. (2012). “Determination of Carbon Nanofiber Morphology in Vinyl Ester Nanocomposites.” Journal of Composite Materials, 46(16), pp 1943-1954.

Lacy, T.E., Gwaltney, S., Pittman, C.U., Toghiani, H., Jang, C., Nouranian, S., and Yu, J. (2011) “Some Key Issues in Multi-Scale Modeling of Thermoset Nanocomposites/Composites.” In Tools, Models, Databases, and Simulation Tools Developed and Needed to Realize the Vision of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, S.M. Arnold and T. Wong (Eds.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

Yu, J., Lacy, T.E., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2013). “Effective Property Estimates For Composites Containing Multiple Nanoheterogeneities: Part I Nanospheres, Nanoplatelets, & Voids.” Journal of Composite Materials, 47(5), pp 549–558.

Jang, C., Nouranian, S., Lacy, T.E., Gwaltney, S.R., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2012). “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Oxidized Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofiber Surface Interactions with Vinyl Ester Resin Monomers.” Carbon, 50(3), pp 748-760.

Nouranian, S., Jang, C., Lacy, T.E., Gwaltney, S.R., Toghiani, H., and Pittman Jr., C.U. (2011). “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Vinyl Ester Resin Monomer Interactions with a Pristine Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofiber and Their Implications for Composite Interphase Formation.” Carbon, 49(10), pp 3219-3232.

Yamada, Y., Lacy, T., Newman, J., Smith, B., and Kumar, B. (2007) “Effects of Crack Closure on Fatigue Crack Growth Predictions for 2024-T351 Aluminium Alloy Panels Under Spectrum Loading.” International Journal of Fatigue, 29(8), pp 1503-1509.

Lacy, T.E., McDowell, D.L., and Talreja, R. (1999). “Gradient Concepts for Evolution of Damage.” Mechanics of Materials, 31(12), pp 831-861.

Rouhi, M. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Modeling and Probabilistic Design Optimization of a Nanofiber Enhanced Composite Cylinder for Buckling,” Composite Structures, Vol. 95, pp. 346-353, 2013.

DorMohammadi, S. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Exponential Penalty Function Formulation for Multilevel Optimization Using the Analytical Target Cascading Framework,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 599-612, 2013.

Salehghaffari, S. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Material Model Uncertainty Quantification Using Evidence Theory,” Proceedings of the IMechE Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 227, No. 10, pp. 2163-2179, 2013.

Rouhi, M., Rais-Rohani, M., and Najafi, A., “Probabilistic Analysis and Optimization of Energy Absorbing Components Made of Nanofiber Enhanced Composite Materials,” Composite Structures, Vol. 100, pp. 144-153, 2013. DorMohammadi, S. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Reliability-Based Design Optimization Within Analytical Target Cascading Framework,” Proceedings of the 8th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, Apr 23-26, 2012.

DorMohammadi, S. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Comparison of Alternative Strategies for Multilevel Optimization of Hierarchical Systems,” Applied Mathematics (Special issue on optimization), Vol. 3, No. 10A, pp. 1448-1462, 2012.

Eamon, C. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Integrated Reliability and Sizing Optimization of Large Composite Structures,” Marine Structures, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 315-334, 2009.

Eamon, C. and Rais-Rohani, M., “Structural Reliability Analysis of Composite Advanced Sail for Virginia Class Submarine,” Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 165-174, 2008.

Rais-Rohani, M. and Singh, M., “Comparison of Global and Local Response Surface Techniques in Reliability-Based Optimization of Composite Structures,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 333-345, 2004.

Rais-Rohani, M. and Marcellier, P., “Buckling and Vibration Analysis of Composite Sandwich Plates with Elastic Rotational Edge Restraints,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 579-587, 1999.

Delay, T.K., Schneider, J.A., Brown, HR., “Effect of pressure and temperature cycles on polymeric based, composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPVs),” 57th International SAMPE Symposium, Baltimore, MD, May 21-24, 2012.

Brown, H.R., Schneider, J.A., Murphy, T.L. (2013) “Experimental Studies of the Deformation Mechanisms of Core-Shell Rubber-Modified DGEBA Epoxy at Cryogenic Temperatures.” J. Composite Materials. DOI: 10:1177/0021998313485262.

Yu, J., Lacy, T.E., Jr., Toghiani, H., Pittman, C.U., Jr., Schneider, J.A. (2011) “Determination of carbon nanofiber morphology in vinyl ester nanocomposites.” J. Composite Materials, DOI: 10.1177/0021998311428361.

Schneider, J.A., Dyess, M.V., Hastings, W.C., Patterson, J., Noorda, J., DeLay, T.K. (2008) “Development of Cryogenic Composite Over-Wrapped Pressure Vessels (COPVs) for Launch Vehicle Fuel Storage.” SAMPE J.

Martin, H.J., Schulz, K.H., Bumgardner, J.D., Schneider, J.A. (2008) “Enhanced bonding of chitosan to implant quality titanium via four treatment combinations.” Thin Solid Films. Vol. 516/18, p. 6277-6286.

Delay, T., Schneider, J.A., Brown, H.R., “Selection of composite materials for Arctic applications,” , 21st Intl Offshore (Ocean) & Polar Engr. Conf. & Exhibition, Maui, Hawaii, USA, June 19−24, 2011.

Schneider, J.A., Stromberg, R., Schilling, P., Cao, B., Zhou, W., Morfa, J., Myers, O. (2013) “Processing effects on the friction stir weld stir zone.” Welding J., p. 11s-19s.

Schneider, J.A., Walters, K.B., “Interdisciplinary and experimental approach towards the teaching of materials science and engineering,” ASEE-SE Regional Conference, Blacksburg VA, April 19-20, 2010 [Best Paper Award].

Schneider, J.A., Dong, L., Howe, J.Y., Meyer, H.M. (2011) “Microstructural characterization of Ti-6Al-4V metal chips by focused ion beam (FIB) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM).” DOI: 10.1007/s11661-011-0765-1, Met. Trans. A, Vol. 42, No. 11, p. 3527-3533.

Schneider, J.A., Kenik, E. (2005) “Microstructural Influences on the Development and Growth of Small Fatigue Cracks in the Near Threshold Regime,” J. ASTM International, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 221-231.

Torres, G. W., Nouranian, S., Lacy, T. E., Toghiani, H. Pittman, Jr., C. U., DuBien, J. L. (2013). “Statistical Characterization of the Impact Strengths of Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofiber/ Vinyl Ester Nanocomposite Design.” J. Applied Polym. Sci. pp 1070-1080.

Jang, C., Lacy, T. E., Gwaltney, S. R., Toghiani, H., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2013). “Interfacial Shear Strength of cured vinyl ester resin-graphite nanoplatelets from molecular dynamic simulations.” Polymer, 54, pp 3282-3289.

Jang, C., Lacy, T. E., Gwaltney, S. R., Toghiani, H., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2012). “Relative Reactivity Volume Criterion for Cross-linking: Application to Vinyl Ester Resin Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Macromolecules, 45, pp 4876-4885.

Yu, J., Lacy, T. E., Toghiani, H., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2013). “Effective Property Estimates for Composites Containing Multiple Nanoheterogeneities: Part II Nanospheres, Nanoplatelets and Voids.” J. Composite Materials, 47(10), pp 1273-1282.

Nouranian, S., Jang, C., Lacy, T. E., Gwaltney, S. R., Toghiani, H., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2011). “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Vinyl Ester Resin Monomer interactions with a Pristine Vapor-Grown Carbon Nanofiber and Their Implications for Composite Interphase Formation.” Carbon, 49(10), pp 3219-3232.

Yoonessi, M., Toghiani, H., Daulton, T. L., Lin, J-S., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2005). “Clay Delamination in Clay/Poly(dicyclopentadiene) Nanocomposites Quantified by Small Angle Neutron Scattering and High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy.” Macromolecules, 38(3) pp 818-831.

Liang, K.,Li, G. Z., Toghiani, H., Koo, J. H., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2006) “Cyanate Ester/Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsequinoxama (POSS) Nanocomposites. Systhesis and Characterization.” Chemical Materials, 18, pp 301-312.

Pittman, Jr., C.U., Blanski, R. L., Koo, J.H., Ruth, R.N., Phillips, S. H. (2010). “Rocket Motor Insulation.” U. S. Patent No. 7,820,283,BI. October 26th.

Lee, S. H., Mathews, M., Toghiani, H., Wipf, D.O., Pittman, Jr., C. U. (2009). “Fabrication of Carbon-encapsulated Mono- and Bimetallic (Sn and Sn/Sb Alloy) Nanorods. Potential Lithium Ion Battery Anode Materials.” Chemical Materials, 21, pp 2306-2314.

Mohan, D., Pittman, Jr., C. U., Steele, P. H. (2006). “Pyrolysis of Wood/Biomass for Bio-oil. A critical Review.” Energy & Fuels, 20(3), pp 848-889 (cited over 1000 times).

Nicolas MJ, Sullivan RW, Richards WL, Bakalyar JA. Structural Response of a Carbon-Composite Wing using Fiber Bragg Gratings, American Society for Composites 27th Technical Conference, Arlington, Virginia, 1-3 October 2012.

Simsiriwong J, Sullivan RW. Experimental Vibration Analysis of a Composite UAV Wing. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 19:196–206, 2012.

Sullivan RW, Hwang Y, Rais-Rohani M, Lacy T. Structural Analysis and Testing of an Ultralight UAV Carbon Composite Wing. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 2009; 46 (3): 814-820.

Simsiriwong J, Sullivan RW. Vibration Testing of a Carbon Composite Fuselage. Intl. Journal of Noise & Vibration 2010; 6 (2/3).

Sullivan RW, Arnold SM. (2011). An Annotative Review of Multiscale Modeling and its Application to Scales Inherent in the Field of ICME. S. Arnold & T. Wong, Eds. in Models, Databases, and Simulation Tools Needed for the Realization of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering: 6-23, ASM International.

Sullivan RW, Rais-Rohani M. Design and Application of a Beam Testing System for Experiential Learning in Mechanics of Materials. Proceedings of the 115th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 22-25 June 2008. (American Society for Engineering Education Best Paper – Mechanics Division 2008).

Simsiriwong J, Drake DA, Sullivan RW, Toghiani H, Lacy T, Pittman C. Creep Characterization of a Vinyl Ester Nanocomposite using Digital Image Correlation Technique. American Society for Composites 27th Technical Conference, Arlington, Virginia, 1-3 October 2012.

Qatu M, Sullivan RW, Wang W. Recent research advances on the dynamic analysis of composite shells: 2000-2009. Composite Structures 2010; 93:14-31.

Sullivan RW. Development of a Viscoelastic Continuum Damage Model for Cyclic Loading. Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials 2008; 12: 329-342.

Sullivan RW. Using a Spectrum Function Approach to Model Flexure Creep in Viscoelastic Composite Beams. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 19:39–47, 2012.