Faculty research from the Mechanical Engineering department.


Submissions from 2019

Integration of CZT and CLYC Radiation Detectors into Robotic Platforms using ROS, Monia Kazemeini, Alexander Barzilov, Joon Lee, and Woosoon Yim

Study of Radiation Effects in Electronics of a Hexapod Robotic Platform, Monia Kazemeini, Jean Chagas Vaz, and Alexander Barzilov

Synchronous Polymerization of 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene and Pyrrole by Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) for Conductive Thin Film with Tunable Energy Bandgap, Sanghoon Kim, Joon Suk Oh, Taeseon Hwang, Hee Won Seo, Dong-Cheol Jeong, Jun-Ho Lee, Long Wen, Changsik Song, Jeon Geon Han, and Jae-Do Nam


Non-Einstein Viscosity Phenomenon of Acrylonitrile–Butadiene–Styrene Composites Containing Lignin–Polycaprolactone Particulates Highly Dispersed by High-Shear Stress, Sing-Hoon Kim, Kisuk Choi, Kyouk Ryeol Choi, Taesung Kim, Jonghwan Suhr, Kwang Jin Kim, Hyoung Jin Choi, and Jae-Do Nam


Fabrication of Biased-Magnetorheological Elastomers (B-MRE) based on Magnetized Ferromagnetic Particles, Choonghan Lee and Woosoon Yim

Ionic Polymer Metal Composites for Use as an Organic Electrolyte Supercapacitor, Pyoung-Chan Lee, Jung Eun Hyun, Sun Kyoung Jeoung, Jae-Do Nam, Taeseon Hwang, Kwang Jin Kim, and Krishna Chaitanya Solasa

Experimental Study of Transient Friction Characteristics and Velocity Distribution of Pulsatile Flow in Rod Bundles, Xing Li, Peiyao Qi, Sichao Tan, Dongyang Li, Yi-Tung Chen, and Xiaoyu Wang

Numerical Study on Nonuniform Segmented Enhancement Method for Thermoelectric Power Generator, Xing Lu, Xingfei Yu, Qiuwang Wang, Yitung Chen, and Ting Ma

Numerical Study and Optimization of Thermoelectric-Hydraulic Performance of a Novel Thermoelectric Generator Integrated Recuperator, Ting Ma, Zuoming Qu, Xingfei Yu, Xing Lu, Yi-Tung Chen, and Qiuwang Wang

Why Do Students Leave? An Investigation Into Why Well-Supported Students Leave a First-Year Engineering Program, Melissa L. Morris, Robin A.M. Hensel, and Joseph Dygert

Examining the Effects of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Activities in First-Year Engineering Classes, Melissa L. Morris, Karen E. Rambo-Hernandez, Aramati Casper, Robin A. M. Hensel, Jeremy C. Schwartz, and Rebecca A. Atadero

Assessment of p-Nitroso Dimethylaniline (pNDA) Suitability as a Hydroxyl Radical Probe: Investigating Bleaching Mechanism Using Immobilized Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles, Soroosh Mortazavian Dehkordi, Erick R. Bandala, Jee-hwan Bae, and Jaeyun Moon

Separation of Oil-Coolant Mixture from Water Using a Two-Step Process of Skimming and Coagulation, Soroosh Mortazavian, Hyeunhwan An, and Jaeyun Moon

Heat-Treated Biochar Impregnated with Zero-Valent IRON Nanoparticles for Organic Contaminants Removal from Aqueous Phase: Material Characterizations and Kinetic Studies, Soroosh Mortazavian, Tammy L. Jones-Lepp, Jee-Hwan Bae, Dongwon Chun, Erick R. Bandala, and Jaeyun Moon

Localized Radial Basis Functions and Differential Quadrature-Meshless Method for Simulating Compressible Flows, Ebrahim Nabizadeh and Darrell W. Pepper


Design and Modeling of a New Biomimetic Soft Robotic Jellyfish Using IPMC-Based Electroactive Polymers, Zakai J. Olsen and Kwang J. Kim

Simulation on Gas-Molten Salt Heat Transfer in Bubble Column for Solar Thermal Storage, Wenhao Pu, Ning Yang, Chen Yue, Dong Han, Weifeng He, and Yitung Chen

Experimental Study on the Resistance Characteristics of the Rod Bundle Channel with Spacer Grid Under Low-Frequency Pulsating Flows, Peiyao Qi, Xing Li, Xin Li, Shouxu Qiao, Sichao Tan, and Yi-Tung Chen

Experimental Investigation of the Turbulent Flow in a Rod Bundle Channel with Spacer Grids, Peiyao Qi, Xing Li, Shouxu Qiao, Sichao Tan, Sijia Du, and Yi-Tung Chen

The Effect of Length on the Insertion Loss of Fiberglass-Lined Sheet Metal Ducts--Part I: Rectangular Ducts, Douglas Reynolds and Michael Schwob

Collectively Exhaustive Electrodes Based on Covalent Organic Framework and Antagonistic Co-Doping for Electroactive Ionic Artificial Muscles, Sandipan Roy, Jaehwan Kim, Moumita Kotal, Rassoul Tabassian, Kwang J. Kim, and II-Kwon Oh

A World's Dilemma 'Upon Which the Sun Never Sets': The Nuclear Waste Management Strategy: Russia Part 2, Mark Callis Sanders and Charlotta E. Sanders

Shock Propagation Through a Bolted Joint Structure Under Impact Loading, Deepak S. Somasundaram, Pouya Shojaeishahmirzadi, Mohamed B. Trabia, and Brendan J. O'Toole


Introduction for the Special Issue on Beyond the Hypes of Geospatial Big Data: Theories, Methods, Analytics, and Applications, Qianxing Wang, Allison Kealy, and Shengjie Zhai

Flow Structure of the Entrance of a T-junction Duct without/with a Circular Cylinder, Xiaoyu Wang, Jing He, Bo Su, Hanbing Ke, Mei Lin, and Yitung Chen