Recent Publications

The Nonwovens Institute and faculty and students actively publish in the fields of fiber and polymer science, chemical and biomolecular engineering, materials science engineering, bioengineering, paper science engineering and forest biomaterials. Below is a partial list of recent publications.

The Nonwovens Institute: Scholarly Output – 2007-2015

Publications/Presentations – 2008

  1. Hossain, M., Acar, M. and Malalasekera, W., Computational Analysis of Fibre Bonding in the Through-Air Process, Proceedings of the IMechE, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Volume 221, No. E2, 2007, pp. 69-75, ISSN 09544089.
  2. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, High Strength nylon Micro- and Nanofiber Based Nonwovens Via Spunbonding, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104 (5): 3434-3442, (2007).
  3. Hanson, M. E. Wall, B. Pourdeyhimi and E. G. Loboa, Effects of Oxygen Plasma Treatment on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adherence To Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Scaffolds, J. Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition, 18 (11):1387-1400, (2007).
  4. Fedorova, N., Verenich, S., Pourdeyhimi, B. (2007). Strength Optimization of Thermally Bonded Spunbond Nonwovens, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, 2 (1), 38.
  5. Verenich, S., Paul, S., Pourdeyhimi, B. (2008). Surface and Bulk Properties of Glycidyl Methacrylate Modified Polypropylene: Experimental and Molecular Modeling Studies, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,108(5), 2983.
  6. Arumugam, K., Verenich, S., Shim, E., and Pourdeyhimi, B. (2007). Pretreatment of Bleached Cotton Fibers with Whole and Monocomponent Cellulases for Nonwoven Applications, Textile Research Journal, 77, 734.
  7. Verenich, S., Arumugam, K., Shim, E., and Pourdeyhimi, B. (2007). Effect of Cellulase Pretreatment of Raw and Bleached Cotton Fibers on Properties of Hydroentangled Nonwoven Fabrics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 105, 492.
  8. Sikkema, M. Northolt and B. Pourdeyhimi, Assessment of New High Performance Fibers for Advanced Applications, MRS Bulletin, Volume 8, No. 8, August (2003).
  9. Pourdeyhimi, Characterization, testing and Modeling of Nonwovens, Handbook of Nonwovens, S. J. Russell (Ed.), CRC Press, (2007), ISBN-13: 9781855736030.
  10. Pourdeyhimi, Textiles Nanotechnology, Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Second Edition, William A. Goddard III, Donald W. Brenner, Sergey E. Lyshevski, Gerald J. Iafrate (Eds.), CRC Press, (2007), ISBN: 9780849375637.
  11. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A.V., and Seyam, A. M., Fibers Caught in the Knuckles of the Forming Wires: Experimental Measurements and Physical Origins of the Force of Peeling in the Hydroentanglement Process, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1-9, 2007.
  12. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A.V., and Seyam, A.M. Simulation of Fiber Entanglement by Modeling Vorticity in Water Flow Field, Textile Research Journal 77, 312-329, 2007.
  13. Wang, B. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, & B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Filtration Properties of Staple Nonwoven Media, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2007), Sept. 24-27 (2007), Atlanta, Georgia
  14. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulation of Nanoparticle Filtration via Nanofiber Media at Reduced Operating Pressures, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2007), Sept. 24-27 (2007), Atlanta, Georgia
  15. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Geometrical Modeling of Fibrous Materials under Compression, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2007), Sept. 24-27 (2007), Atlanta, Georgia
  16. Wang, B. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, & B. Pourdeyhimi, Pressure Drop Simulation of Multifilament Woven Fabrics, Fiber Society Spring Conference, May 22-25 (2007), Greenville, South Carolina
  17. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, N. Anantharamaiah, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on Water Management in Hydroentangling Process, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2007), Sept. 24-27 (2007), Atlanta, Georgia
  18. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, On the Pressure Drop Prediction of Filter Media Composed of Fibers Having a Bimodal Fiber Diameter Distribution, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2007), Sept. 24-27 (2007), Atlanta, Georgia.
  19. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, Q. Wang, & B. Pourdeyhimi, Unsteady-state Simulation of Nanoparticle Filtration via Electrospun Nanofiber Webs at Reduced Pressures, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, March 26-30 (2007), Orlando, Florida.
  20. Anderson, B., Fedorova, N., Verenich, S., and Pourdeyhimi, B. (2007, March). Production of Micro‐ and Nano‐fiber Filtration Media via Spunbonding, American Filtration Society (AFS 2007), Orlando, Florida.
  21. Kyung-Hye Jung, Xiangwu Zhang, and Behnam Pourdeyhimi, “Nonwovens Containing Polymer Fillers”, MemFAST Meeting, Raleigh, NC, November 2007.
  22. Kyung-Hye Jung, Xiangwu Zhang, and Behnam Pourdeyhimi, “Nonwovens Containing Polymer Fillers”, TE/ECE Symposium, Raleigh, NC, November 2007.
  23. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A. V., and Seyam, A.M., Investigation of Hydroentanglement Process by Modeling Water Flow through Fiberweb, the International Nonwovens Technical Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September 24-27, 2007.
  24. Mazé, H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, 3-D Simulation and Analysis of Nonwoven Structures, JEFF, Volume 1, Issue 2, 47-52, (2007).
  25. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, High Strength nylon Micro- and Nanofiber Based Nonwovens Via Spunbonding, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104 (5): 3434-3442, (2007).
  26. Anantharamaiah, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Simple Expression for Predicting Inlet Roundness of Micro Nozzles, Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering, 17(5), N31, (2007).
  27. Fedorova, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, Strength Optimization in Point-bonded Nonwovens, JEFF, Volume 2, Issue 1, (2007).
  28. D. Hanson, M. E. Wall, B. Pourdeyhimi and E. G. Loboa, Effects of Oxygen Plasma Treatment on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adherence To Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Scaffolds, J. Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition, 18 (11):1387-1400, (2007).
  29. Maze, Q. Wang, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Simulation of Unsteady-state Filtration via Nanofiber Media at Reduced Pressures Journal of Aerosol Science, 38 (5): 550-571, (2007).
  30. Anantharamaiah, K. Roempert, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Novel Nozzle Design for Producing Hydroentrangled Nonwoven Materials with Minimum Jet-mark Defects, Journal of Materials Science, 42 (15): 6161-6170, (2007).
  31. Wang, B. Maze, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, On The Pressure Drop Modeling of Monofilament Woven Fabrics, Chemical Engineering Science, 62 (17), (2007).
  32. Maze, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Geometrical Modeling of Fibrous Materials Under Compression, Journal of Applied Physics 102 (7), (2007).
  33. Verenich, K. Arumugam, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Treatment of Raw Cotton Fibers with Mono-component Cellulases for Nonwoven Applications, Textile Research Journal, 77 (10): 734–742 (2007).
  34. Zobel, B. Mazé, Q. Wang, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Permeability of 3D Calendared Fibrous Structures, Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 6285-6296 (2007).
  35. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Through-Plane Permeability Of Fibrous Materials Having Different Fiber Lengths, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 15, 855-868 (2007).
  36. D. Hanson, M. E. Wall, B. Pourdeyhimi, E, G. Loboa, Effects of oxygen plasma treatment on adipose-derived adult stem cell adherence, J Biomater Sci Polym Ed.;18(11):1387-400, (2007).

Publications/Presentations – 2008

  1. Hegde, G. S. Bhat, and R. A. Campbell, ³ Properties and performance of Bicomponent Fibers in Thermal Bonding,² Nonwovens and Technical Textiles (in Press).
  2. Hegde, G. S. Bhat and R. A. Campbell, ³Morphological Consequences during Thermal Bonding of Polypropylene Films and Fibers,² Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 110, 3047-3058 (2008).
  3. Hossain, M., Acar, M. and Malalasekera, W., A Mathematical Model for Transverse Airflow and Heat Transfer in Fibrous Webs, Proceedings of the IMechE, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 219(4), 2005, pp 357-366, ISSN 09544089
  4. Fotovati, A. Ashari, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Nanoparticle Filtration and Pressure Drop of Bicomponent Filters in Presence of Slip Flow, Journal of Nanoparticle Research (In Press).
  5. Karaguzel, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Potentials and Challenges in Jetting Microdroplets onto Nonwoven Fabrics, Journal of The Textile Institute 99(6): 581 (2008)
  6. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Liquid Porosimetry in Modeled and Imaged 3-D Fibrous Microstructures, Journal of Colloids & Interface Science 326, 166 (2008)
  7. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Case Study of Realistic Two-Scale Modeling of Water Permeability in Fibrous Media, Separation Science & Technology 43, 1901 (2008)
  8. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Influence of Forming Surface on the Vacuum Pressure in Hydroentangling Process, Journal of The Textile Institute 99(5): 407 (2008).
  9. Jaganathan, B. Maze, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Liquid Flow through Virtual Glass Fiber Mats, Textile Research Journal 78, 903 (2008)
  10. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Realistic Approach for Modeling Permeability of Fibrous Media: 3-D Imaging Coupled with CFD Simulation, Chemical Engineering Science 63, 244 (2008)
  11. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, On the Pressure Drop Prediction of Filter Media with Bimodal Fiber Diameter, Powder Technology 181, 89 (2008).
  12. Pourdeyhimi and B. Maze, Structure and Mechanics of Nonwovens, Structure and Mechanics of Textile Fiber Assemblies, P. Schwartz (Ed.), CRC Press (2008), ISBN: 9782420093056.
  13. Pourdeyhimi, “Comments on the Paper Entitled “Splitting of Islands-in-the-Sea Fibers (PA6/COPET) During Hydroentangling of Nonwovens”, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics – http://www.jeffjournal.org – Volume 3, Issue 1, (2008).
  14. Anantharamaiah, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Durable Nonwoven Fabrics via Fracturing Bicomponent Islands-in-the-Sea Filaments”, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics – http://www.jeffjournal.org – Volume 3, Issue 3, (2008).
  15. S. Talwar, J. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi and S. A. Khan, “Associative Polymer Facilitated Electrospinning of Nanofibers”, Macromolecules, 41, 4275-4283, (2008).
  16. Begenir, S. Michielsen and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Melt-blowing Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polyether-Block-Amide Elastomers: Effect of Processing Conditions and Crystallization on Web Properties”, Polymer Engineering and Science, In Press.
  17. SD McCullen, Y Zhu, SH Bernacki, RJ Narayan, B Pourdeyhimi, RE Gorga, and EG Loboa, “Effect of Electrospun Poly(l-lactic acid) Tricalcium Phosphate Composite Scaffolds on Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Proliferation and Osteogenic Differentiation”, Journal of Biomedical materials Research, In Press.
  18. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A.V., and Seyam, A. M., Combined Numerical and Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Jet Pressure and Forming Belt Geometry on the Hydroentanglement Process, Journal of Textile Institute, In Press.
  19. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Utility of Nonwovens in the Production of Integrated Electrical Circuits via Printing Conductive Inks, Journal of The Textile Institute, Volume 99, Issue 1, 37-45, (2008).
  20. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Flexible, Durable Printed Electrical Circuits, Journal of The Textile Institute, In Press.
  21. Latifi, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on an Optical Method to Evaluate Fiber Dispersion in Wet-laid Nonwoven Process, Textile Research Journal, 78 (6): 518-523 (2008).
  22. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, Nonwoven Fabric Active Electrodes For Biopotential Measurement During Normal Daily Activity, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. Jan; 55 (1):188-95. (2008).
  23. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A.V., and Seyam, A. M., A Porous Medium Model of the Hydroentanglement Process, Journal of Porous Media, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 35-49, 2008.
  24. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A CFD-based Two-Scale modeling approach to predict permeability of fibrous structures, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, May 19-22 (2008), Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
  25. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, An Image-based Approach for Modeling Permeability of Fibrous Filters, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, May 19-22 (2008), Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
  26. M.A. Rahman, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Pressure Drop of Bicomponent Air Filters, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2008), Sept. 8-11 (2008), Houston, Texas
  27. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A New Approach for Modeling Permeability of Fibrous Materials, International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC 2008), Sept. 8-11 (2008), Houston, Texas
  28. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Realistic Approach for Modeling Permeability of Fibrous Media, TechTextil, April 1-3 (2008), Atlanta, Georgia.
  29. Anantharamaiah, N, Verenich S, Pourdeyhimi, B. (2008). Durable Nonwoven Fabrics via Fracturing Bicomponent Islands-in-the-Sea Filaments, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, 3(3), 1.
  30. Paul, S., Verenich, S., Pourdeyhimi, B. (2008). Blending Polypropylene with Glycidyl Methacrylate-containing Polymer to Improve Adhesion to Elastomers, Polymer International, 57(8), 975.
  31. Verenich, S., Arumugam, K., Shim, E., and Pourdeyhimi, B. (2008). Treatment of Raw Cotton Fibers with Cellulases for Nonwoven Fabrics, Textile Research Journal, 78 (6), 540.
  32. Shim, E, Park, J. O. and Srinivasarao, M (2008). Fiber coating with non-wetting fluid, Modern Physics Letter B 22 (22): 2043-2053 Q. Wang, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Permeability of Bicomponent Fibrous Filters, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, May 19-22 (2008), Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
  33. Numerical modelling of thermally bonded bi-component fibre nonwovens. 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) & 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), 30 June – 5 July 2008, Venice, Italy.
  34. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Utility of Nonwovens in the Production of Integrated Electrical Circuits via Printing Conductive Inks, Journal of The Textile Institute, Volume 99, Issue 1, 37-45, (2008).
  35. Latifi, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on an Optical Method to Evaluate Fiber Dispersion in Wet-laid Nonwoven Process, Textile Research Journal, 78 (6): 518-523 (2008).
  36. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, Nonwoven Fabric Active Electrodes For Biopotential Measurement During Normal Daily Activity, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. Jan; 55 (1):188-95. (2008).
  37. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, B. Maze, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Liquid Flow through Virtual Glass Fiber Mats Textiles Research Journal, 78, 903 (2008).
  38. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Influence of Forming Surface on the Vacuum Pressure in Hydroentangling Process, JOTI, 99(5): 407 (2008).
  39. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, On The Pressure Drop Prediction of Filter Media with Bimodal Fiber Size, Powder Technology, 181, 89 (2008).
  40. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Realistic Approach For Modeling Permeability Of Fibrous Media: 3-D Imaging Coupled With CFD Simulation, Chemical Engineering Science, 63, 244-252, (2008).
  41. Paul, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, Surface and bulk Properties of Glycidyl Methacrylate Modified Polypropylene: Experimental and Molecular Modeling Studies, J. Applied Polymer Science, Volume 108, Issue 5, 2983-2987, (2008).
  42. Pourdeyhimi, Comments on the Paper Entitled Splitting of Islands-in-the-Sea Fibers (PA6/COPET) During Hydroentangling of Nonwovens, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics – http://www.jeffjournal.org – Volume 3, Issue 1, (2008).
  43. Anantharamaiah, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, Durable Nonwoven Fabrics via Fracturing Bicomponent Islands-in-the-Sea Filaments, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics – http://www.jeffjournal.org – Volume 3, Issue 3, (2008).
  44. S. Talwar, J. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi and S. A. Khan, Associative Polymer Facilitated Electrospinning of Nanofibers, Macromolecules, 41, 4275-4283, (2008).
  45. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Case Study of Realistic Two-Scale Modeling of Water Permeability in Fibrous Media, Separation Science & Technology 43: 1901 (2008).
  46. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Liquid Porosimetry in Modeled and Imaged 3-D Fibrous Microstructures, Journal of Colloids & Interface Science, 326, 166 (2008).
  47. Paul, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, Polypropylene with Glycidyl Methacrylate Containing Polymer to Improve Adhesion to Elastomers, Polymer International, Polymer International, Volume 57, No. 8, 975-981, (2008).
  48. Anantharamaiah, S. Verenich, N. Fedorova, B. Pourdeyhimi, “High Surface Area Nonwovens”, Industrie Textile, (1390): 24-30, (2008).
  49. Anantharamaiah, S. Verenich, N. Fedorova, B. Pourdeyhimi, “High surface area nonwovens”, TUT Textiles a Usages Techniques, 5(67): 34-36, (2008).
  50. Karaguzel, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Potentials and Challenges in Jetting Micro-droplets onto Nonwoven Fabrics, JOTI,Vol. 99 No. 6, 581–589 (2008).
  51. V. Silberschmidt, Numerical modelling of thermally bonded bi-component fibre nonwovens. 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) & 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), 30 June – 5 July 2008, Venice, Italy.
  52. V. Silberschmidt, Finite element analysis of thermally bonded nonwoven materials. 18th International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials IWCMM 18, 6-10 October 2008, Beijing, China.
  53. Talwar, J.P. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Associative Polymer Facilitated Electrospinning of Nanofibers,” Macromolecules (2008), 41, 4275-4283.

Publications/Presentations – 2009

  1. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Realistic Micro- and Macroscale Modeling of Fluid Infiltration in Thin Fibrous Sheets, Journal of Applied Physics (2009)
  2. Jaganathan, H.V. Tafreshi, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Compression-Induced Morphological Changes of Nonwoven Fibrous Materials, Colloids and Surfaces A 337, 173 (2009)
  3. Song, J., Liang, J., Liu, X., Krause, W.E., Hinestroza, J.P, Rojas, O.J., Development and Characterization of Thin Polymer Films Relevant to Fiber Processing, Thin Solid Films, 517: 4348-4354 (2009).
  4. V. Tafreshi, M.S.A. Rahman, S. Jaganathan, Q. Wang, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Analytical Expressions for Predicting Permeability of Bimodal Fibrous Porous Media, Chemical Engineering Science 64, 1154 (2009)
  5. Anantharamaiah, N, Verenich S, Pourdeyhimi, B. (2009). Durable Nonwoven Fabrics via Fracturing Bicomponent Islands-in-the-Sea Filaments, AATCC REVIEW, 9 (2), 41.
  6. Xiang, P., Kuznetsov, A.V., and Seyam, A. M., Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Peeling Force Required for the Detachment of Fabric from the Forming Belt inn the Hydroentanglement Process, Journal of Textile Institute, Vol. 100, No. 2, 99-110, 2009.
  7. V. Tafreshi, S. Fotovati, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Pressure Drop and Collection Efficiency of Micro- and Nanofiber Filters, Nanofibers For The 3rd Millennium – Nano For Life, March 11-12, (2009), Liberec, Czech Republic.
  8. Fotovati, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Two-dimensional Modeling of Nanoparticle Collection Efficiency in Bimodal Filters, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, May 4-7 (2009), Minneapolis, Minnesota
  9. Fotovati, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, An Analytical Expression for Predicting the Pressure Drop of Bimodal Filter Media, American Filtration & Separation (AFS) Annual Conference, May 4-7 (2009), Minneapolis, Minnesota
  10. Fotovati, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Performance of Multi-Layer Composite Air Filters, Techtextil North America, April 21-23 (2009), Los Vegas, NV
  11. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Fluid Infiltration in Fibrous Materials, Techtextil North America, April 21-23 (2009), Los Vegas, NV.
  12. Kyung-Hye Jung, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, and Xiangwu Zhang, “Synthesis and Characterization of PAMPS-Filled Nylon Nonwoven Membranes”, the 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2009.
  13. Sara A. Arvidson, Saad A. Khan, and Russell E. Gorga, “Mesomorphic-Monoclinic Phase Transition in Isotactic Polypropylene Via Rapid Quench and Spunbond and Melt Spinning Fiber Extrusion” American Chemical Society, Fall Meeting, August 2009, Washington D.C.
  14. Finite element modelling of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens: Tensile behaviour – 19th International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials, 1 – 4 September 2009, Constanta, Romania.
  15. Song, J., Liang, J., Liu, X., Krause, W.E., Hinestroza, J.P, Rojas, O.J., Development and Characterization of Thin Polymer Films Relevant to Fiber Processing, Thin Solid Films, 517: 4348-4354 (2009).
  16. Qashou, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, An Investigation of the Radiative Heat Transfer through Nonwoven Fibrous Materials, JEFF, Volume 4, Issue – Special Issue: MODELING.; 1 – 9-15, (2009).
  17. Vahedi Tafreshi, S. Jaganathan, M. S. Rahman, Q. Wang and B. Pourdeyhimi, Analytical Expressions for Predicting Permeability of Bimodal Fibrous Porous Media, Chemical Engineering Science, 64, 1154 (2009).
  18. Durany, N. Anantharamaiah & B. Pourdeyhimi, High Surface Area Nonwovens Via Fibrillating Spunbonded Nonwovens Comprising Islands-In-The-Sea Bicomponent Filaments: Structure–Process–Property Relationships, J. Mater. Sci., Volume 44, Issue 21, 5926-5934, (2009). http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10853-009-3841-9.
  19. Begenir, S. Michielsen and B. Pourdeyhimi, Melt-blowing Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polyether-Block-Amide Elastomers: Effect of Processing Conditions and Crystallization on Web Properties, Polymer Engineering and Science, Volume 49, Issue 7, 1340-1349, (2009).
  20. Begenir, S. Michielsen and B. Pourdeyhimi, Crystallization behavior of elastomeric block copolymers: Thermoplastic polyurethane and polyether-block-amide, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 111, Issue 3, 1246-1256, (2009).
  21. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Flexible, Durable Printed Electrical Circuits, Journal of The Textile Institute, Volume 100, Issue 1,1 – 9, (2009).
  22. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study On Compression-Induced Morphological Changes of Nonwoven Fibrous Materials, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 337, 173 (2009).
  23. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Realistic Micro- and Macroscale Modeling of Fluid Infiltration in Thin Fibrous Sheets, Journal of Applied Physics 105, 113522 (2009).
  24. D. McCullen, Y. Zhu, S. H. Bernacki, R. J. Narayan, B. Pourdeyhimi, R. E. Gorga, and E. G. Loboa, Electrospun composite Poly(L-lactic acid)/tricalcium Phosphate Scaffolds Induce Proliferation and Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells, Journal of Biomedical Materials, 4(3): 35002-35009. (2009).
  25. Gregory N. Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition on Fiber Systems” 2009 International Atomic Layer Deposition Conference, Monterey CA, July, 2009. (invited)
  26. Hou, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Tensile behavior of low density thermally bonded nonwoven material, J. Engineered Fibers Fabrics, 2009, Vol. 4, pp. 26-33.
  27. Hou, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, 2D finite element analysis of thermally bonded nonwoven materials: Continuous and discontinuous models, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2009, Vol. 46, pp. 700–707.

Publications/Presentations – 2010

  1. Anisotropic elastic-plastic mechanical properties of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens. – ASME 2010 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2010), 12-14 July, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  2. Finite element analysis of thermally bonded nonwovens under large deformation: a discontinuous model with a large number of fibres – 20th International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials IWCMM 20, 8-10 September 2010, Loughborough, UK.
  3. Finite element analysis of thermally bonded nonwovens under large deformation: a discontinuous model with a large number of fibres – 20th International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials IWCMM 20, 8-10 September 2010, Loughborough, UK.
  4. Modeling dynamic behavior of thermally bonded bicomponent fiber nonwovens – ICCES’11 International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering & Sciences, 18-21 April, 2011, Nanjing, China (Invited lecture)
  5. Analysis of anisotropic viscoelastic-plastic behaviour of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens – 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials (IWCMM 21) 21-24 August 2011, Limerick, Ireland.
  6. Numerical modelling of damage initiation in low-density thermally bonded nonwovens – 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials (IWCMM 21) 21-24 August 2011, Limerick, Ireland.
  7. Implementation of damage in finite element modelling of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens – 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials (IWCMM 21) 21-24 August 2011, Limerick, Ireland.
  8. Dynamic response of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens – 8th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics: Integrating Simulation and Experimentation for Validation, 7-9 September 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  9. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Influence of Fiber Orientation Distribution on Performance of Aerosol Filtration Media, Chemical Engineering Science 65, 5285 (2010)
  10. A. Tahir, H.V. Tafreshi, S.A. Hosseini, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling the Role of Microstructural Parameters in Radiative Heat Transfer through Disordered Fibrous Media, International Journal of Heat & Mass Transfer 53, 4629 (2010)
  11. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, A. Ashari, S.A. Hosseini, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Analytical Expressions for Predicting Capture Efficiency of Bimodal Fibrous Filters, Journal of Aerosol Science 41, 295 (2010).
  12. Liu, X., Song, J., Wu, D., Genzer, J., Theyson, T., Rojas, O.J. Surface and friction behaviors of a silicone surfactant adsorbed on model nonwoven substrates, Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49: 8550–8557 (2010)
  13. Liu, X., Wu, D., Turgman-Cohen, S., Genzer, J., Theyson, T., Rojas, O.J. Adsorption of a Nonionic Symmetric Triblock Copolymer on Surfaces with Different Hydrophobicity, Langmuir, 26: 9565–9574 (2010).
  14. D. Sumanasinghe, C. Haslauer, E. Loboa and B. Pourdeyhimi. Melt Spun Micro Porous Fibers Using Poly(lactic acid) and Sulfonated Copolyester Blends for Tissue Engineering Applications, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Volume 117, Issue 6, pages 3350–3361, (2010).
  15. A. Tahir, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, S. A. Hosseini & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Modeling the role of microstructural parameters in radiative heat transfer through disordered fibrous media”,
  16. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (21-22), 4629, (2010).
  17. C. Wong, C.M. Haslauer, N. Anantharamaiah, B. Pourdeyhimi, A.D. Batchelor and D.P. Griffis, Focused Ion Beam Characterization of Bicomponent Polymer Fibers, Microscopy and Microanalysis Today, Volume 16 / Issue 03, 282 – 290 (2010).
  18. D. McCullen, S. Gittard, P. Miller, R. J. Narayan, R. E. Gorga, B. Pourdeyhimi, E. G. Loboa, In-situ Collagen Polymerization of Layered Cell-Seeded Electrospun Scaffolds For Bone Tissue Engineering Applications, Journal of Tissue Engineering, 16(5): 1095-105, (2010).
  19. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “The production of 100/400 nm inner/outer diameter carbon tubes by solution blowing and carbonization of core-shell nanofibers”, CARBON, 48 (12), 3575, (2010)
  20. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Meltblowing: I Basic Physical Mechanisms And Threadline Model”, J. Applied Physics, Volume 108, Issue 03, (2010).
  21. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Meltblowing: II Linear And Nonlinear Waves On Viscoelastic Polymer Jets”, J. Applied Physics, Volume 108, Issue 03, (2010).
  22. Jung, B. Pourdeyhimi, and X. Zhang, “Chemical Protection Performance of Polystyrene Sulfonic Acid-Filled Polypropylene Nonwoven Membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science 362 137–142, (2010).
  23. Jung, B. Pourdeyhimi, and X. Zhang, “Structure–property relationships of polymer-filled nonwoven membranes for chemical protection applications”, Journal of Membrane Science, 361 (1-2), 63, (2010).
  24. Fotovai, H. V. Tafreshi, H. Ashari, S. A. Hoseini & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Analytical expressions for predicting capture efficiency of bimodal fibrous filters”, Journal of Aerosol Science, 41 (3), 295, (2010).
  25. Fotovai, H. V. Tafreshi & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Influence of Fiber Orientation Distribution on Performance of Aerosol Filtration Media”, Chemical Engineering Science, Chemical Engineering Science, 65 (18), 5285, (2010).
  26. S. Talwar, A. S. Krishnan, J. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi and S. A. Khan, Electrospun Nanofibers with Associative Polymer-Surfactant Systems, Macromolecules, 43 (18), 7650–7656 (2010).
  27. Das, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Compressional and recovery behaviour of high loft nonwovens”, Indian Journal of Fibre and Textile Research, 35(4):303-309, (2010).
  28. M. Datla, K. Beck, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Reverse phase HPLC analysis of commercial surfactants used as melt additives”, Tenside, Surfactants, Detergents, 47(3):142-150, (2010).
  29. Y. Yeom, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Bohemite nanoparticles incorporated electrospun nylon-6 nanofiber web for new electrets filter media, Macromolecular Research 18(9): 884-890 (2010)
  30. Shim, B. Pourdeyhimi, and M. Latifi, 3-dimensional analysis of segmented pie bicomponent nonwovens, The Journal of the Textile Institute, 101 (9): 773-787 (2010)
  31. L. Yarin, S. Sinha-Ray & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Meltblowing: Multiple polymer jets and fiber-size distribution and lay-down patterns”, 52 (13), 2929, (2010).
  32. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Effect of Fiber Orientation Distribution on Filter Performance, American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) Annual Conference, March 22–25 (2010), San Antonio, Texas
  33. MA Pasquinelli, SS Tallury, S Thakur, F. He, JM Majikes, and M Chan.   “Investigation of the Properties of Polymer Materials via Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Visual-Analytic Tools,” Department of Physics Colloquium, North Carolina State University, 19 October 2010.
  34. P. Mukherjee, E. Shim, R. Mukundan, and R. L. Borup, Digital Volume Imaging of the PEFC Gas Diffusion Layer, ECS Transactions, 33, 1483 (2010).
  35. Mazloumpour, Ahmed El-Shafei, and Peter Hauser, Durable Nanolayer Graft Polymerization of Fluorocarbon Finishes Using Plasma, Nanofibers for the 3rd Millennium, Nano for Life, Raleigh, NC., Aug. 30, 2010.
  36. Mazloumpour, A. El-Shafei, and P. Hauser, Durable Nanolayer Graft Polymerization of Fluorocarbon Finishes Using Plasma, IDEA-The International Engineered Fabrics Conference & Expo, Miami, FL, April 27-29, 2010.
  37. Mazloumpour, A. El-Shafei, and P. Hauser, Durable Nanolayer Graft Polymerization of Functional Finishes Using Plasma, 5th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, March 10, 2010.
  38. Joseph C. Spagnola, Bo Gong, Sara A. Arvidson, Jesse S. Jur, Saad Khan, and Gregory N. Parsons “Surface and Sub-Surface Reactions during Low Temperature Aluminum Oxide Atomic Layer Deposition on Fiber-forming Polymers” Journal of Materials Chemistry 20, 4213-4222 (2010).
  39. Kevin Hyde, Giovanna Scarel, Joseph C. Spagnola, Qing Peng, Kyoungmi Lee, Bo Gong, Kim G. Roberts, Kelly M. Roth, Christopher A. Hanson, Christina K. Devine, S. Michael Stewart, Daisuke Hojo, Jeong-Seok Na, Jesse S. Jur, and Gregory N. Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition and Abrupt Wetting Transitions on Nonwoven Polypropylene and Woven Cotton Fabrics” Langmuir 2010, 26 (4), pp 2550–2558.
  40. Joseph C. Spagnola, Bo Gong and Gregory N. Parsons “Surface texture and wetting stability of polydimethylsiloxane coated with aluminum oxide at low temperature by atomic layer deposition” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 28, 1330-1337 (2010)
  41. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, V.V. Silberschmidt Anisotropic elastic-plastic mechanical properties of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2010 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2010), July 12-14, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, Paper no. ESDA2010-24664, Vol. 4, pp. 117-122.
  42. A. Arvidson, S.A. Khan, R.E Gorga, “Mesomorphic-R-Monoclinic Phase Transition in Isotactic Polypropylene:A Study of Processing Effects on Structure and Mechanical Properties”, Macromolecules (2010) 43 (6), 2916–2924

Publications/Presentations – 2011

  1. Numerical modeling of thermally bonded nonwovens: continuous and discontinuous approaches. – 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Structures, 26-28 October 2011, Timisoara, Romania.
  2. Fotovati, S.A. Hosseini, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Instantaneous Pressure Drop of Pleated Thin Filter Media during Dust Loading Chemical Engineering Science 66, 4036 (2011)
  3. Arambakam, S.A. Hosseini, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Monte Carlo Simulation of Radiative Heat through Fibrous Media: Effects of Boundary Conditions and Microstructural Parameters, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 50, 935 (2011)
  4. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Analytical Expressions for Predicting Collection Efficiency and Pressure Drop of Fibrous Media with Trilobal Fibers, Journal of Hazardous Materials 186, 1503 (2011).
  5. Li, Y., Liu, H., Song, J., Rojas, O.J., Hinestroza, J.P., Adsorption and Association of a Symmetric PEO-PPO-PEO Triblock Copolymer on Polypropylene, Polyethylene, and Cellulose Surfaces, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 3: 2349–2357 (2011)
  6. Liu, X., Vesterinen A-H., Genzer, J., Seppälä, J.V., Rojas, O.J. Adsorption of PEO−PPO−PEO Triblock Copolymers with End-Capped Cationic Chains of Poly(2-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate), Langmuir, 27: 9769–9780 (2011).
  7. Liu, X., Kiran, K., Genzer, J., Rojas, O.J. Multilayers of Weak Polyelectrolytes of Low and High Molecular Mass Assembled on Polypropylene and Self-assembled Hydrophobic Surfaces, Langmuir 27: 4541–4550 (2011).
  8. Arambakam, S. A. Hosseini, H. Vahedi Tafreshi & B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Monte Carlo simulation of radiative heat through fibrous media: Effects of boundary conditions and microstructural parameters”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 50 (6), 935, (2011).
  9. Fotovati, S. A. Hosseini, H. Vahedi Tafreshi & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Modeling instantaneous Pressure Drop of Pleated Thin Filter Media During Dust Loading”, Journal of Chemical Engineering Science, 66(18): 4036-4046, (2011)
  10. Fotovati, H. Vahedi Tafreshi & B. Pourdeyhimi, “Analytical expressions for predicting performance of aerosol filtration media made up of trilobal fibers”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186 (2-3), 1503, (2011).
  11. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi & V. Silberschmidt, “Finite element modeling of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens: Tensile behavior”, Computational Materials Science, 50 (4), 1286, (2011).
  12. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi & V. Silberschmidt, “Dynamic Response of Thermally Bonded Bicomponent Nonwoven Fabrics”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 70, 405-409, (2011).
  13. Sinha-Ray, Y. Zhang, A. L. Yarin, S. C. Davis, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Solution Blowing of Soy Protein Fibers”, Biomacromolecules, 12, 2357-2363, (2011)
  14. D. McCullen, S. D. Gittard, P. R. Miller, B. Pourdeyhimi, R. J. Narayan & E. G. Loboa, “Laser Ablation Imparts Controlled Micro-Scale Pores in Electrospun Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 39(12):3021-3030, (2011).
  15. F. Canbolat, C. Tang; S. H. Bernacki, B. Pourdeyhimi, and S. Khan, “Mammalian cell viability in electrospun composite nanofiber structures”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 11(10): 1346-1356, (2011).
  16. Pourdeyhimi, “The world of nonwovens”, Paper360, 6(5):38-40, (2011).
  17. Y. Yeom, B. Pourdeyhimi, “Aerosol filtration properties of PA6/PE islands-in-the-sea bicomponent spunbond web fibrillated by high-pressure water jets”, Journal of Materials Science, 46(17):5761-5767, (2011).
  18. M. Datla, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Polypropylene Surface Modification with Stearyl Alcohol Ethoxylates to Enhance Wettability, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 121(3): 1335-1347, (2011).
  19. Rangasamy, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Structure and tensile properties of nanoclay-polypropylene fibers produced by melt spinning”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 121(1):410-419, (2011).
  20. Anantharamaiah, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Elastomeric Durable Nonwovens Through The use of Novel Bicomponent Fiber Cross-sections”, Chemical Fibers International, 61(2): 109-110, (2011).
  21. Dasdemir, B. Maze, N. Anantharamaiah, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Formation of novel thermoplastic composites using bicomponent nonwovens as a precursor”, Journal of Materials Science, 46(10):3269-3281, (2011).
  22. Honarbakhsh, B. Pourdeyhimi , “Scaffolds for drug delivery, part I: electrospun porous poly(lactic acid) and poly(lacticacid)/poly(ethylene oxide) hybrid scaffolds”, Journal of Materials Science, Volume 46, Issue 9, pp 2874-2881, (2011).
  23. Fotovati, S.A. Hosseini, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Transient Modeling of Dust-Loaded Pleated Air Filters, American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) Annual Conference, May 10–12 (2011), Louisville, Kentucky
  24. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, An Overview on Micro- and Macro-Scale Modeling of Aerosol Filters, NETInc, Innovative Nonwovens Conference, Sept. 13–15 (2011), Atlanta, Georgia
  25. (Invited) MA Pasquinelli, “Characteristics of polymer interfaces with multiscale modeling from the nanoscale,” International Graduate Research Training Group on Soft Matter Nano-Structures at Interfaces, New Bern, NC. 3-6 October 2011.
  26. SS Tallury, RJ Spontak, and MA Pasquinelli, “Enhanced shape memory in multicomponent fibers,” International Graduate Research Training Group on Soft Matter Nano-Structures at Interfaces, New Bern, NC. 3-6 October 2011.
  27. JM Majikes, F He, SS Tallury, and MA Pasquinelli, “Computational Simulations of the Effect of Compatibilizers on the Interface in Bicomponent Fibers Comprised of Polyethylene and Nylon 6,” NC State Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium (12 April 2011)
  28. C. Halbur and J. S. Jur “Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Processes for Nonwovens” NC American Chemical Society (ACS) 125th Sectional Conference, Raleigh NC, September 2011.
  29. S. Jur, William J. Sweet III, Christopher J. Oldham and Gregory N. Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition of Conductive Coatings on Cotton, Paper, and Synthetic Fibers: Conductivity Analysis and Functional Chemical Sensing using ‘All-Fiber’ Capacitors”, Advanced Functional Materials, 21 (11) 1993-2002 (2011).
  30. Jesse S. Jur, Bo Gong, Christopher Oldham, William J. Sweet III, Kyoungmi Lee, Joesph C. Spagnola, Gregory N. Parsons and Behnam Pourdeyhimi “ALD for Textiles” 2011 Int.ernational Atomic Layer Deposition Conference, Boston MA, June 2011. (invited)
  31. Hou, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Non-uniformity of deformation in low-density thermally point bonded nonwoven material: effect of microstructure. J. Mater. Sci., 2011, Vol. 46, pp. 307–315.
  32. Hou, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Finite element simulation of low-density thermally bonded nonwoven materials: Effects of orientation distribution function and arrangement of bond points, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2011, Vol. 50(4), pp. 1292-1298.
  33. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Analysis of creep behavior of polypropylene fibers, Appl. Mech. Mater., 2011, Vol. 70, pp. 410-415.
  34. Modelling dynamic behaviour of thermally bonded bicomponent fibre nonwovens – ICCES’11 International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering & Sciences, 18-21 April, 2011, Nanjing, China (Invited lecture)

Publications/Presentations – 2012

  1. Arambakam, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Analytical Monte Carlo Ray Tracing Simulation of Radiative Heat Transfer through Bimodal Fibrous Insulations with Translucent Fibers, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55, 7234-7246 (2012)
  2. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Macroscale Model for Simulating Pressure Drop and Collection Efficiency of Pleated Filters over Time, Separation and Purification Technology 98, 344-355 (2012).
  3. Liu, X., He, F., Salas, C., Pasquinelli, M., Genzer, J., Rojas, O.J. Experimental and Computational Study of the Effect of Alcohols on the Solution and Adsorption Properties of a Nonionic Symmetric Triblock Copolymer, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116: 1289–1298 (2012).
  4. Liu, H., Li, Y., Krause, W., Rojas, O.J., Pasquinelli, M. The Soft-Confined Method for Creating Molecular Models Amorphous Polymer Surfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116: 1570–1578 (2012)
  5. Liu, H., Li, Y., Krause, W., Pasquinelli, M., Rojas, O.J. Mesoscopic Simulations of the Phase Behavior of Aqueous EO19PO29EO19 Solutions Confined and Sheared by Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4: 87-95(2012).
  6. Demirci, M. Acar; B. Pourdeyhimi, V. Silberschmidt, Computation of “Mechanical anisotropy in Thermally Bonded Bicomponent Fibre Nonwovens”, Computational Materials Science, 52(1):157-163, (2012)
  7. H. Jung, B. Pourdeyhimi, X. Zhang, “Selective permeation of cross-linked polyelectrolyte and polyelectrolyte-filled nonwoven membranes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 123(1):227-233, (2012).
  8. Dasdamir, B. Maze, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Influence of Polymer Type, Composition and Interface on the Structural and Mechanical Properties of Core/Sheath Type Bicomponent Nonwoven Fibers”, Journal of Materials Science, In Press.
  9. Mohiti Asli, B. Pourdeyhimi, and E. G. Loboa “Release Profiles of Tricalcium Phosphate Nanoparticles from Poly(L-lactic acid) Electrospun Scaffolds with Single Component, Core–Sheath, or Porous Fiber Morphologies: Effects on hASC Viability and Osteogenic Differentiation”, Macromol. Biosci. 12, 893–900, (2012).
  10. Khansari, S. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Drop Impacts on Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes”, Soft Matter, 8, 3957, (2012).
  11. Rakesh, S. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Stress-Strain Dependence for Soy-Protein Nanofiber Mats”, Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 044906, (2012).
  12. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Prediction of Angular and Mass Distribution in Meltblown Polymer Laydown”, Polymer, 54, 860, (2012)
  13. Sinha-Ray, S. Khansari, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Effect of Chemical and Physical Cross-Linking on Tensile Characteristics of Solution-Blown Soy Protein Nanofiber Mats”, dx.doi.org/10.1021/ie302359x | Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 51, 15109−15121, (2012).
  14. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Dust-Loading in Pleated Depth Filters, American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) Annual Conference, June 4–7 (2012), Boca Raton, Florida
  15. X Liu, F He, C Salas, MA Pasquinelli, J Genzer, and OJ Rojas, “Experimental and computational study of the effect of alcohols on the solution and adsorption properties of a nonionic symmetric triblock copolymer,” J. Phys. Chem. B 116 (4): 1289–1298 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/jp207190c
  16. S Tallury, R Spontak, and M Pasquinelli, “Characteristics of Interfaces in ABA Triblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Systems from Simulations and Theory,” Polymer Preprints, 53(2), 47 (2012).
  17. SS Tallury, MA Pasquinelli, B Pourdeyhimi, RJ Spontak, S Basu, “Quasistatic and Continuous Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Bicomponent Fibers”, Agilent Application Note (2012). http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5991-0865EN.pdf
  18. (Invited) MA Pasquinelli, F He, H Liu, OJ Rojas, “Multiscale simulations of the adsorption of aqueous PEOnPPOmPEOn triblock copolymers onto hydrophobic and hydrophilic polymer surfaces,” Symposium on Computational Polymer Modeling, Division of Polymer Chemistry, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, PA (23 August 2012)
  19. MA Pasquinelli, “Investigation of the Properties of Polymeric Materials via Multiscale Modeling Simulations from the Nanoscale”, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 2 May 2012
  20. S Tallury, MA Pasquinelli, RJ Spontak, “Characteristics of interfaces in ABA triblock copolymer/homopolymer systems from simulations and theory,” Symposium on Computational Polymer Modeling, Division of Polymer Chemistry, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, PA (23 August 2012)
  21. SS Tallury, R Spontak, and MA Pasquinelli, “Enhanced Shape Memory in Multicomponent Filaments”, ExxonMobil Global Polyolefin Group, Baytown TX (December 2012)
  22. SS Tallury, R Spontak, MA Pasquinelli, “Characteristics of interfaces in ABA triblock copolymer/homopolymer systems from DPD simulations”, Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Raleigh, NC (November 15, 2012)
  23. S. Jur “Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Multi-Component Fibers” The 4th International R&D Project Proposals Brokerage Event in Textiles and Clothing, Bursa Turkey, February 2nd-4th 2012.
  24. P. Pardbury and J. S. Jur “Investigation of Precursor Infiltration and ALD Growth on Polymers and Effect on Fiber Mechanical Properties” AVS 59th International Symposium, Tampa FL, October 2012.
  25. C. Halbur and J. S. Jur, “Uniform Adsorption of Ligand Free Ag Nanoparticles onto TiO2 Thin Films Deposited by Atomic Layer Deposition” AVS 59th International Symposium, Tampa FL, October 2012.
  26. S. Jur “Inorganic Nanotechnology in Textiles” AATCC/STRC Conference on Sustainability, Innovation & Opportunity in the Textile Industry – Myrtle Beach SC, May 22nd, 2012.
  27. C. Halbur, P. J. Krommenhoek, H. O. Everitt, J. B. Tracy, and J. S. Jur “Enabling of Nanoparticle Application and Function on the Surface of Fibrous Textiles by Atomic Layer Deposition” 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego CA, March 2012.
  28. Halbur, M. B. Jenkins, J. Jones , R. Padbury, J. S. Jur “Novel Multi-Use Sensors Produced By Atomic Layer Deposition on Fibrous Media” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh NC, November 2012.
  29. Padbury, H. A. Akyildiz, and J. S. Jur “Quartz Crystal Microgravimetry Analysis of Organometallic Precursor Exposure to Polymers” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh NC, November 2012.
  30. Padbury, H. A. Akyildiz, and J. S. Jur “Quartz Crystal Microgravimetry Analysis of Organometallic Precursor Exposure to Polymers” NC American Chemical Society (ACS) 126th Sectional Conference, Raleigh NC, November 2012.
  31. B. Suragani Venu, E. Shim, N. Anantharamaiah, and B.Pourdeyhimi, Three-dimensional structure characterization of nonwoven fabrics, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 18(6), 1368-1379 (2012)
  32. V M. Datla, E. Shim, B. Pourdeyhimi, Surface modification of polypropylene with nonylphenol ethoxylates melt additives, Polymer Engineering and Science, 52(9), 1920-1927 (2012).
  33. Mazloumpour, Ahmed El-Shafei, and Peter Hauser, Antimicrobial Treatment on Nonwoven Polypropylene via Plasma Induced Graft Polymerization of DADMAC Monomer, AATCC International Conference, March 21-23, 2012.
  34. Gregory N. Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition on Textiles”, Harvard University ALD Workshop, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, November 30, 2012. (invited)
  35. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, A parametric finite element analysis method for low-density thermally bonded nonwovens, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2012, Vol. 52, pp. 164-170.
  36. Hou, H. Hu, V.V. Silberschmidt, A study of computational mechanics of 3D spacer fabric: factors affecting its compression deformation, J. Mater. Sci., 2012, Vol. 47, pp. 3989-3999.
  37. Farukh, E. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, V.V. Silberschmidt, Strength of fibres in low-density thermally bonded nonwovens: An experimental investigation, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser., 2012, Vol. 382, 012018.
  38. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Finite element modelling of thermally bonded nonwovens: Effect of manufacturing parameters on tensile stiffness, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2012, Vol. 64, pp. 192-197.
  39. Farukh, E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, V.V. Silberschmidt, Numerical modelling of damage initiation in low-density thermally bonded nonwovens, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2012, Vol. 64, pp. 112-115.
  40. A. Arvidson, K. C. Wong, R. E. Gorga, S.A. Khan, “Structure, molecular orientation, and resultant mechanical properties in core/sheath poly(lactic acid)/polypropylene composites”, Polymer (2012) 53-791-800
  41. A. Arvidson, K. E. Roskov, J. J. Patel, R. J. Spontak, S. A. Khan, and R. E. Gorga, “Modification of Melt-Spun Isotactic Polypropylene and Poly(lactic acid) Bicomponent Filaments with a Premade Block Copolymer”, Macromolecules (2012) 45, 913−925
  42. Aykut, C.D. Saquing, B. Pourdeyhimi, G.N. Parsons, S.A. Khan, “Templating quantum dot to phase-transformed electrospun TiO2 nanofibers for enhanced photo-excited electron injection” ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces (2012) 4 (8), pp 3837–384.

Publications/Presentations – 2013

  1. M. Saleh, S.A. Hosseini, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, 3-D Microscale Simulation of Dust-Loading in Thin Flat-Sheet Filters: A Comparison with 1-D Macroscale Simulations, Chemical Engineering Science 99, 284 (2013)
  2. Arambakam, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Dual-Scale 3-D Approach for Modeling Radiative Heat Transfer In Fibrous Insulations International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 64, 1109 (2013)
  3. Arambakam, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Simple Simulation Method for Designing Fibrous Insulation Materials, Materials and Design 44, 99-106 (2013).
  4. Goli, K., Gera, N. Liu, X., Rao, B., Rojas, O.J., Genzer, J., Generation and properties of antibacterial coatings based on electrostatic attachment of silver nanoparticles to protein-coated polypropylene fiber, Accepted ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 5298-5306 (2013).
  5. A. Hassan a, B. Y. Yeom, A. Wilkie, B. Pourdeyhimi, and S. A. Khan, “Fabrication of nanofiber meltblown membranes and their filtration properties”, Journal of Membrane Science 427, 336–344, (2013)
  6. Kilic, E. Shim, B. Yeom, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Improving electret properties of PP filaments with barium titanate, Journal of Electrostatics 71 (2013) 41-47
  7. Farukh, E. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, and V. V. Silberschmidt, “Meso-scale deformation and damage in thermally bonded nonwovens”, J. Mater Science, 48:2334–2345, (2013).
  8. Sinha-Ray, M. W. Lee, S. Sinha-Ray, S. An, B. Pourdeyhimi, and A. L. Yarin “Supersonic nanoblowing: a new ultra-stiff phase of nylon 6 in 20–50 nm confinement”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 3491-3498, (2013).
  9. Zhu, J. H. So, R. Mays, S. Desai, W. R. Barnes , B. Pourdeyhimi , and M. D. Dickey “Ultrastretchable Fibers with Metallic Conductivity Using a Liquid Metal Alloy Core”, Adv. Functional Materials, 2, 2308-2314, (2013).
  10. P. Sahu,a S. Sinha-Ray,a A. L. Yarin and B. Pourdeyhimi, Blowing drops off a filament, Soft Matter, 9, 6053, (2013).
  11. Zhang, M. W. Lee, S. An, S. Sinha-Ray, S. Khansari, B. Joshi, S. Hong, J. H. Hong, J. Kim, S. S. Yoon, A. L. Yarin and B. Pourdeyhimi“ Antibacterial Activity of Photocatalytic Electrospun Titania Nanofiber Mats and Solution-blown Soy Protein Nanofiber Mats Decorated with Silver
  12. Nanoparticles”; 2012 Catalysis Communications (Article in Press).
  13. Kilic, E. Shim, B. Yeom, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Effect of DMDBS (3 : 2, 4-bis(3,4 dimethyldibenzylidene) sorbitol) and NA11 (sodium 2,20-methylene-bis(4,6-di-tertbutylphenyl)-phosphate) on Electret Properties of Polypropylene Filaments,   Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 130(3), 2068-2075 (2013)
  14. Canbolat, N. Gera, C. Tang, B. Monian, B. Rao, B. Pourdeyhimi, and S. Khan, “Preservation of Cell Viability and Protein Conformation on Immobilization within Nanofibers via Electrospinning Functionalized Yeast”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, In Press
  15. Y.Pekmezci, B. K. Kayaoglu, B. Pourdeyhimi, and A. C. Karadeniz, “Utility of polyvinyl alcohol fiber-based needle punched nonwoven fabrics potential reinforcement in cementitious composites“, Journal of Composite Materials, 0, (0), 1-2, (2013).
  16. Khansari, S. Suzyer, S. Sinha-Ray, A. Hockenberger, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Two-Stage Desorption-Controlled Release of Fluorescent Dye and Vitamin from Solution-Blown and Electrospun Nanofiber Mats Containing Porogens”, dx.doi.org/10.1021/mp4003442 | Mol. Pharmaceutics 2013, 10, 4509−4526.
  17. Honarbakhsh, R.H. Guenther, J. A. Willoughby, S. A. Lommel, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Polymeric systems incorporating plant viral nanoparticles for tailored release of therapeutics.”, Adv. Healthc Mater. 2013 Jul; 2(7): 1001-7. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201200434. Epub 2013 Jan 20, (2013).
  18. Fotovati, A. Saleh, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Depth and Surface Dust-Loading in Pleated Air Filters, American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) Annual Conference, May 6–9 (2013), Bloomington, Minnesota
  19. (Invited) MA Pasquinelli, “Design of Sustainable Polymer Materials through Molecular Simulations,” Asian Textile Conference, Shanghai, China, 25 October 2013.
  20. SS Tallury, R Spontak, and MA Pasquinelli, Microdomain Identification and Network Formation in ABA Triblock Copolymer Melts from Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations, Materials Research Society National Meeting (5 December 2013)
  21. YT Su, RE Gorga, and MA Pasquinelli, “A Systematic Investigation of the Factors that Trigger Thermal Decomposition During the Processing of Industrially-Relevant Polymers”, IDEA’13 poster, Miami Beach, FL (23-25 April 2013).
  22. SS Tallury, R Spontak, and MA Pasquinelli, “Melt-Spun Bi/tricomponent Fibers Exhibiting Shape Memory: A Mesoscale to Macroscale Experimental and Theoretical Study”, AATCC poster, Greenville SC (April 2013)
  23. MA Pasquinelli, “Characterization of Soft Materials at Interfaces Through Multiscale Simulations from the Nanoscale,” Graduate Seminar, Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University (31 January 2013)
  24. C. Halbur, R. P. Padbury, and J. S. Jur “Induced Wetting of Polytetrafluoroethylene by Atomic-Layer Deposition for Application of Aqueous-based Nanoparticle Inks” Materials Letters 101 25-28 (2013).
  25. C. Halbur, A. Madan, J. S. Jur, “Photoremediation of Toxic Heavy Metals by Nonwoven Fabrics Coated with Thin Films Deposited by Atomic Layer Deposition”, AVS 13th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition, San Diego CA, July 28-31st 2013.
  26. C. Halbur, A. Madan, and J. S. Jur, “Metal Ion Photoreduction on ALD Thin Films” AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach CA, Oct. 2013.
  27. Padbury and J. S. Jur, Mechanical Property Modification of Fiber Forming Polymers by Sequential Organometallic Exposures”, AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach CA, Oct. 2013.
  28. C. Halbur and J. S. Jur “Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Processes for Nonwovens” IDEA® 2013 International Engineered Fabrics Conference & Expo, Miami Fl, April 22-25th 2013.
  29. P. Padbury, B. Pourdeyhimi, and J. S. Jur, “Vapor Surface Modification of Nonwovens” IDEA® 2013 International Engineered Fabrics Conference & Expo, Miami Fl, April 22-25th 2013.
  30. C. Halbur and J. S. Jur “Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Processes for Nonwovens” 2013 International Conference of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, Greenville SC, April 9-11th 2013.
  31. S. Jur and J. C. Halbur “Nano-enabled Textiles for Photoreduction Catalysis and Metal Ion Filtration” Techtextil North America 2013, March 19th, 2013.
  32. C. Halbur and J. S. Jur “Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Processes for Nonwovens” Materials Research North Carolina Symposium of the AVS/MRS/ASM, Raleigh NC, November 2013.
  33. Padbury and J. S. Jur, “Multifunctional Sustainable Nonwovens” Materials Research North Carolina Symposium of the AVS/MRS/ASM, Raleigh NC, November 2013.
  34. S. Jur “Inorganic Modifications to Textiles” Seminar at the Department of Chemistry, North Carolina Central University, March 4th 2013.
  35. Maryam Mazloumpour, Priya Malshe, Ahmed El-Shafei and Peter Hauser, Conferring Durable Antimicrobial Properties on Nonwoven Polypropylene via Plasma-assisted Graft Polymerization of DADMAC, Surface and Coatings Technology, 2013, 224, 1-7..
  36. Sweet, W. J.; Jur, J. S.; Parsons, G. N. Bi-layer Al2O3/ZnO Atomic Layer Deposition for Controllable Conductive Coatings on Polypropylene Nonwoven Fiber Mats. J. Appl. Phys. 2013, 113, 194303.
  37. Gregory N. Parsons, “High Throughput Atmospheric Pressure Atomic Layer Deposition on Polymers and Fibers”, University of Michigan Micro and Nano Manufacturing Workshop, Dearborn Michigan, May 22-23, 2013. (invited).
  38. Farukh, E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, V.V. Silberschmidt, Characterisation and numerical modelling of complex deformation behaviour in thermally bonded nonwovens, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2013, Vol. 71, pp. 165–171.
  39. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Parametric code for generation of finite-element model of nonwovens accounting for orientation distribution of fibres. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng., 2013, Vol. 94(5), pp. 441–453.
  40. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Finite element modelling of fibrous networks: Analysis of strain distribution in fibres under tensile load, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2013, Vol. 79, pp. 143-158.
  41. Sabuncuoglu, E. Demirci, M. Acar, V.V. Silberschmidt, Analysis of rate-dependent tensile properties of polypropylene fibres used in thermally bonded nonwovens, J. Textile Inst., 2013, Vol. 104(9), pp. 965-971.
  42. V. Silberschmidt, Mechanical behaviour of nonwovens: Analysis of effects of manufacturing parameters with parametric computational model – 23rd International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials IWCMM 23, 2-4 October, 2013, Singapore.
  43. A. Hassan, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Fabrication of Nanofiber Meltblown Membranes and their Filtration Properties”, J. Membrane Sci. (2013), 427(15), 336-344
  44. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Catalytic graphitization and formation of mesoporous activated carbon nanofibers from salt-induced and H2S treated polyacrylonitrile”, Journal Of Materials Sci. (2013) 48(22), 7783-7790.
  45. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Synthesis and characterization of silver/lithium cobalt oxide (Ag/LiCoO2) nanofibers via Sol-gel electrospinning”, Journal of Physics & Chemistry of Solids (2013) 74(11), 1538-1545.
  46. Aykut, B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan, “Effects of surfactants on the microstructures of electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers and their carbonized analogs”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2013) 30(5), 3726-3735.
  47. F. Canbolat, N. Gera, C. Tang, B. Monian, B.M Rao, B. Pourdeyhimi, & S.A. Khan, “Preservation of Cell Viability and Protein Conformation on Immobilization within Nanofibers via Electrospinning Functionalized Yeast”, ACS Appl. Mater Interfaces (2013) 5(19), 9349–9354.

Publications/Presentations – 2014

  1. M. Saleh and H.V. Tafreshi, A Simple Semi-Analytical Model for Designing Pleated Air Filters under Loading, Separation and Purification Technology 137, 94 (2014)
  2. M. Saleh, S. Fotovati, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Service Life of Pleated Filters Exposed to Poly-Dispersed Aerosols, Powder Technology 266, 79 (2014)
  3. Arambakam, H.V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Performance of Multi-Component Fibrous Insulations against Conductive and Radiative Heat Transfer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 71, 341-348 (2014).
  4. Farukh E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, and V. V. Silberschmidt, “Numerical analysis of progressive damage in nonwoven fibrous networks under tension”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 51, Issue 9, 1, Pages 1670–1685, (2014).
  5. Farukh, E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, and V. V. Silberschmidt; “Large deformation of thermally bonded random fibrous networks: microstructural changes and damage”, J. Mater Science, 49:4081–4092, (2014).
  6. Aykut, G. Parsons, B. Pourdeyhimi, and S. Khan, “Surfactant-Assisted Simultaneous Nanoparticulate- Nanorod Formation in Electrospun Zinc Oxide Nano-fibrous System”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Submitted.
  7. L. Yarin, S. Sinha Ray, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Melt Blown Fiber Mats and Their Tensile Strength”, Polymer, 55, 4241-4247, (2014).
  8. Mohiti Asli, B. Pourdeyhimi, and E. G. Loboa, “Novel, Silver Ion Releasing Nanofibrous Scaffolds Exhibit Excellent Antibacterial Efficacy without the Use of Silver Nanoparticles”, Acta Biomaterialia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.12.024.
  9. Haslauer, B. Pourdeyhimi, E, G. Loboa, “Translating Textiles to Tissue Engineering: Creation and Evaluation of Microporous, Biocompatible, Degradable Scaffolds Using Industry Relevant Manufacturing Approaches and Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B – Applied Biomaterials, In Press.
  10. Dasdamir, B. Maze, N. Anantharamiah, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Reactive compatibilization of polyamide 6/polyethylene nonwoven based thermoplastic composites”, European Polymer Journal, In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2014.12.019
  11. SS Tallury, KP Mineart, S Woloszczuk, DN Williams, RB Thompson, MA Pasquinelli, M Banaszak, and RJ Spontak, “Communication: Molecular-level insights into asymmetric triblock copolymers: Network and phase development,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, 141, 121103 (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4896612
  12. SS Tallury, RJ Spontak, and MA Pasquinelli, “Dissipative Particle Dynamics of Triblock Copolymer Melts: A Midblock Conformational Study at Moderate Segregation,” Journal of Chemical Physics, 141, 244911 (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4904388
  13. (Invited) MA Pasquinelli, “Design of Polymer Materials Through Nanoscopic (Molecular) Simulations: Emphasis on Sustainability.” 14 February 2014, First Discussion Yachay University, Ibarra, Ecuador.
  14. Y Su, RE Gorga, and MA Pasquinelli, “A Systematic Investigation of the Factors that Trigger Thermal Degradation During the Processing of Industrially-Relevant Polymers”, TechTextil North America, Atlanta, GA (13-15 May 2014).
  15. Y Su, RE Gorga, and MA Pasquinelli, “A Systematic Investigation of the Factors that Trigger Thermal Degradation During the Processing of Industrially-Relevant Polymers”, NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium (26 March 2014).
  16. Y Su, RE Gorga, and MA Pasquinelli, “Investigations of the factors that trigger thermal degradation during the processing of polymers”, 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA (13 August 2014).
  17. P. Padbury and J. S. Jur “Temperature-dependent infiltration of polymers during sequential exposures to trimethylaluminum” Langmuir 30(30) 9228-9238 (2014).
  18. P. Padbury and J. S. Jur “Effect of polymer microstructure on the nucleation behavior of alumina via atomic layer deposition” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118(32) 18805-18813 (2014).
  19. S. Jur, H. I. Akyildiz, J. C. Halbur, and, “Process-Property Relationships of Synthetic Polymers Exposed to Organometallic Vapors”, 2014 AATCC International Conference, Asheville NC, April 1-3rd 2014.
  20. P. Padbury and J. S. Jur, “Influence of Polymer Microstructure and Process Temperature on the Formation of Tailored ALD Coatings on Polymers” AVS 61st International Symposium, Baltimore MD, Nov. 2014.
  21. B. Suragani Venu, E. Shim, N. Anantharamaiah, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Impacts of high-speed waterjets on web structures, Journal of Textile Institute, 105(4), 430-443 (2014)
  22. Amirnasr, E. Shim, B. Y. Yeom, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Basis weight uniformity analysis in nonwovens, Journal of Textile Institute, 105(4), 444-453 (2014).
  23. Stacy Rudolf, Peter Hauser and Ahmed El-Shafei, Durable, Self-extinguishing and Halogen-free Flame Retardants for Nonwovens, Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: North Bethesda, MD, June 16-19 2014.
  24. William Sweet, Christopher Oldham, Gregory Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition of Metal Oxide Patterns on Nonwoven Fiber Mats using Localized Physical Compression” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 9280-9289 (2014).
  25. Gregory N. Parsons, “ALD Fundamentals and Applications”, NC State/Penn State Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics Short Course, Raleigh NC, Nov. 5, 2014. (invited)
  26. Gregory N. Parsons, Sarah E. Atanasov, Erinn C. Dandley, Craig Needham, Alexandra Brozena, Philip Williams and Christopher Oldham “New Applications and Ab-Initio Reaction Mechanism Analysis for ALD onto Polymer Fibers and Films” China ALD Conference, Shanghai China, Oct. 17, 2014 (invited)
  27. Gregory N. Parsons, “Evolving applications of ALD”, Israeli Vacuum Society Short Course, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Sept 9, 2014. (invited)
  28. Gregory N. Parsons “Atomic Layer Deposition on Fibers and Textiles for Smart Materials Applications”, Smart Materials and Coatings Conference, Orlando Florida, Feb 26, 2014. (invited).
  29. Farukh, E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, V.V. Silberschmidt, Mechanical behaviour of nonwovens: Analysis of effect of manufacturing parameters with parametric computational model, Comput. Mater. Sci., 2014, Vol. 94, pp. 8-16.
  30. V. Silberschmidt, Fibrous networks: in-plane and out-of-plane deformation – Third International Conference in Advanced Manufacturing for Multifunctional Miniaturised Devices ICAM3D-2014, 27-28 August 2014, Tsukuba, Japan.
  31. K. Higham, C. Tang, A.M. Landry, M.C. Pridgeon, E.M. Lee, A.L. Andrady, and S.A. Khan, “Foam Electrospinning: A Multiple Jet, Needle-less Process for Nanofiber Production”, AIChE Journal (2014) 60 (4), 1355–1364.

Publications/Presentations – 2015

  1. M. Saleh and H.V. Tafreshi, On The Filtration Performance of Dust-Loaded Trilobal Fibers, Separation & Purification Technology (under review).
  2. Bai, H.; Xu, J.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, X.; Rojas, O.J. Dynamics of cyclodimerization and viscoelasticity of photo-crosslinkable PVA, Journal of Polymer Science B, 53, 345–355 (2015).
  3. A Kilic, E Shim, B Pourdeyhimi, Measuring electrostatic properties of fibrous materials: A review and a modified surface potential decay technique, Journal of Electrostatics, 74, 21-26 (2015)
  4. A Review and a Modified Surface Potential Decay Technique”, Journal of Electrostatics, In Press.
  5. Sinha Ray, S. S. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi “Theoretical and experimental investigation of physical mechanisms responsible for polymer nanofiber formation in solution blowing”, Polymer 56, 452e463 (2015).
  6. Sett, M.W. Lee, M. Weith, B. Pourdeyhimi, A.L. Yarin, “Biodegradable and
  7. biocompatible soy protein/polymer/adhesive sticky nano-textured interfacial membranes
  8. for prevention of escafungi invasion into pruning cuts and wounds of vines”, J. Materials
  9. B (accepted 2015).
  10. Sinha Ray, S. S. Sinha-Ray, A. L. Yarin, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Application ofsolution-blown20–50 nm nanofibers in filtration of nanoparticles: The efficient vander Waals collectors”, Journal of Membrane Science, 485, 132–150, (2015).
  11. Farukh, E. Demirci, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi and Vadim V. Silberschmidt, “Deformation and Damage of Thermally Bonded Nonwoven Networks”, V.V. Silberschmidt and V.P. Matveenko (eds.), Mechanics of Advanced Materials, Engineering Materials, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-17118-0_8.
  12. Y Su, RE Gorga, MA Pasquinelli, “A Systematic Investigation of the Factors that Trigger Thermal Degradation During the Processing of Industrially-Relevant Polymers”, NCSU Graduate Student Research Symposium; Raleigh NC (25 March, 2015)
  13. M Tuhin, R Spontak, and M Pasquinelli, “Cold-Draw Shape-Memory Bi/Tri-component Fibers: Investigating Polymer/Polymer Interface and Adding Sensory Functionality”, Schoenborn Graduate Research Symposium at NC State (26 January 2015).
  14. P. Padbury and J. S. Jur “Systematic study of trimethyl aluminum infiltration in polyethylene terephthalate and its effect on the mechanical properties of polyethylene terephthalate fibers” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 3 (1) 01A112 (2015).
  15. Stoyan K. Smoukov,Tian Tian, Narendiran Vitchuli, Sumit Gangwal,Pete Geisen,Miles Wright,Eunkyoung Shim,Manuel Marquez,Jeffrey Fowler,Orlin D. Velev, Scalable Liquid Shear-Driven Fabrication of Polymer Nanofibers, Advanced Materials, 27(16), 2642-2647 (2015).
  16. William J. Sweet III and Gregory N. Parsons “In Situ Conductance Analysis of Zinc Oxide Nucleation and Coalescence during Atomic Layer Deposition on Metal Oxides and Polymers”, Langmuir (accepted) (2015).
  17. Farukh, E. Demirci, B. Sabuncuoglu, M. Acar, B. Pourdeyhimi, and V. V. Silberschmidt; “Mechanical Analysis of Bicomponent Fiber Nonwovens: Finite Element Strategy”, Composites Pt B, 2015, Vol. 68, pp. 327-335.
  18. Damage in random fibrous networks – 4th International Conference on Material Modeling, 27-29 May, 2015, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  19. A. Hassan, N. Anantharamaiah B. Pourdeyhimi, S.A. Khan “CFD Simulations and Experiments of Meltblown Fibers: Design Concepts to Facilitate Fiber Attenuation and Enhance Filtration” RSC Advances (under review)

 

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