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Soft Materials and Rheology Group Publications

87.       J.Y. Yang, A. Shen, and S.S. Velankar, The preparation and thermomechanical properties of high-temperature foams based on thermoplastic poly(phthalazinone ether ketone). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 138 2021 doi: 10.1002/app.49699 Download

86.       R.G. Ramachandran, S. Maiti, and S.S. Velankar, Necking and drawing of rubber-plastic laminate composites: Finite element simulations and analytical model. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 142 2020 doi: 10.1016/j.jmps.2020.104012 Download

85.       A. Patel, V. Sant, S. Velankar, M. Dutta, V. Balasubramanian, P. Sane, V. Agrawal, J. Wilson, L.C. Rohan, and S. Sant, Self-assembly of multiscale anisotropic hydrogels through interfacial polyionic complexation. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 108, 2504-2518 2020 doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.37001 Download

84.       N. Nguyen, N. Nath, L. Deseri, E. Tzeng, S.S. Velankar, and L. Pocivaysek, Wrinkling instabilities for biologically relevant fiber-reinforced composite materials with a case study of Neo-Hookean/Ogden-Gasser-Holzapfel bilayer. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology,  2020 doi: 10.1007/s10237-020-01345-0 Download

83.       N.N. Nath, L. Pocivavsek, J.A. Pugar, Y. Gao, K. Salem, N. Pitre, R. McEnaney, S. Velankar, and E. Tzeng, Dynamic Luminal Topography: A Potential Strategy to Prevent Vascular Graft Thrombosis. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8 2020 doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.573400 Download

682.      J.D. Naranjo, L.T. Saldin, E. Sobieski, L.M. Quijano, R.C. Hill, P.G. Chan, C. Torres, J.L. Dziki, M.C. Cramer, Y.C. Lee, R. Das, A.K. Bajwa, R. Nossair, M. Klimak, L. Marchal, S. Patel, S.S. Velankar, K.C. Hansen, K. McGrath, and S.F. Badylak, Esophageal extracellular matrix hydrogel mitigates metaplastic change in a dog model of Barrett's esophagus. Science Advances, 6 2020 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aba4526 Download

81.       M. Herneisey, P.F. Salcedo, T. Domenech, C. Bagia, S.S. George, R. Tunney, S. Velankar, T.K. Hitchens, and J.M. Janjic, Design of Thermoresponsive Polyamine Cross-Linked Perfluoropolyether Hydrogels for Imaging and Delivery Applications. Acs Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 11, 2032-2040 2020 doi: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.0c00198 Download

80.       D. Amoabeng, A.J. Tempelaski, B.A. Young, B.A. Binks, S.S. Velankar, "Fumed silica induces co-continuity across a wide composition range in immiscible polymer blends", Polymer, 186, article number 121831, 2020 doi 10.1016/j.polymer.2019.121831 Download

79. E. Bellotti, M.V. Fedorchak, S.S. Velankar, S.R. Little, “Tuning of thermoresponsive pNIPAAm hydrogels for the topical retention of controlled release ocular therapeutics”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 7, 1276-1283, 2019 doi 10.1039/C8TB02976H  Download

78. L. Pocivavsek, Sang-Ho Ye, J. Pugar, E. Cerda, E. Zheng, S.S. Velankar, W. Wagner, “Active wrinkles to drive self-cleaning: A strategy for anti-thrombotic surfaces for vascular graft”, Biomaterials, 192, 226-234, 2019 doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.11.005 Download

77. J. Nasrollah, S.S. Velankar, R. Foudazi, F. Goharpey, “Suppressing droplet coalescence and aggregation in immiscible homopolymer blends by interfacially cross-linked compatibilizers”, Journal of Rheology, 62, 1217-1231, 2018 doi 10.1122/1.5020961 Download

76. J. Yang, N. Heinichen, S.S. Velankar, "Effect of particle wettability on the rheology of suspensions with capillary forces", Colloids and Surfaces A, 558, 164-170, 2018 doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.08.062 Download

76. D. Amoabeng, and S.S. Velankar, “Bulk Soldering: Conductive Polymer Composites filled with copper particles and solder”, Colloids and Surfaces A, 553, 624-632, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.06.013 Download

75. L. Pocivavsek, L., J. Pugar, R. O’Dea, S.-H. Ye, W.W. Wagner, E. Tzeng, S.S. Velankar, E. Cerda, "Topography-driven surface renewal", Nature Physics 2018 Download

74. D. Amoabeng, and S.S. Velankar, “Bulk Soldering: Conductive Polymer Composites filled with copper particles and solder”, Colloids and Surfaces A, 553, 624-632. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.06.013 Download

73. R. Ramachandran, H. Krishnan, S. Abramowitch, S. Maiti, and S.S. Velankar, “Necking and strain hardening of multilayered plastic-rubber films”, Soft Matter, 14, 4977-4986 , 2018. doi: 10.1039/C8SM00684A Download

72. M.T. Chido, P. Koronaios, K. Saravanan, A.P. Adams, S.J. Geib, Q. Zhu, H.B. Sunkara, S.S. Velankar, R.M. Enick, J.A. Keith, A. Star, “Polymer Hydrate Crystallization Improves Carbon Nanotube Memory”, Chemistry of Materials, 30, 3813–3818, 2018 doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00964 Download

71. D. Amoabeng, S.S. Velankar, "Review of improving electrical conductivity of plastics using low melting point metal alloys", Polymer Engineering and Science, in press, doi: 10.1002/pen.24774.

67. J. Banerjee, P. Koronaios, B. Morganstein, S.J.Geib, R.M. Enick, J.A. Keith, E.J. Beckman, S.S.Velankar, "Liquids That Freeze When Mixed: Cocrystallization and Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium in Polyoxacyclobutane-Water Mixtures", Macromolecules, 51, 3176-3183, 2018. Download

66. J. Yang, D. Roell, M. Echavarria, S.S. Velankar, "A structure composition map for immiscible polymer blends with partially-wetting particles", Soft Matter, 45, 8579-8589, 2017. Download

65. D. Amoabeng, D. Roell, K.M. Clouse, B.A. Young, S.S. Velankar, "A composition-morphology map for particle-filled blends of immiscible thermoplastic polymers", Polymer, 119, 212-223, 2017. Download

64. D. Lievano, S. Velankar, J.J. McCarthy, "The rupture force of liquid bridges in two and three particle systems", Powder Technology, 313, 18-26, 2017. Download

63. T.J. Keane, J. Dziki, A. Castelton, D.M. Faulk, V. Messerschmidt, R. Londono, J.E. Reing, S.S. Velankar, S.F. Badylak, "Preparation and characterization of a biologic scaffold and hydrogel derived from colonic mucosa", Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 105, 291-306, 2017. Download

62. L.T. Saldin, M.C. Cramer, S.S. Velankar, L.J. White, S.F. Badylak, "Extracellular matrix hydrogels from decellularized tissues: Structure and function", Acta Biomaterialia, 49, 1-15, 2017. Download

61. J.Y. Yang, S.S. Velankar, "Preparation and yielding behavior of pendular network suspensions", Journal of Rheology, 61, 217-228, 2017. Download

60. T. Domenech, S.S. Velankar, "Microstructure, phase inversion and yielding in immiscible polymer blends with selectively wetting silica particles", Journal of Rheology, 61, 363-377, 2017. Download

59. J.Y. Yang, S. Damle, S. Maiti, S.S. Velankar, "Stretching-induced wrinkling in plastic-rubber composites", Soft Matter, 13, 776-787, 2017. Download

58. T.E. Domenech, J. Yang, S.J. Heidlebaugh and S.S. Velankar,”Three distinct open-pore morphologies from a single particle-filled polymer blend”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  18, 4310-4315, 2016. Download

57. J. Lobos, and S.S. Velankar, “Stabilizing polylactic acid foams by interfacially-adsorbed particles”, Polym. Eng. Sci, 56, 9-17,  2016. doi: 10.1002/pen.24185 Download

56. Lobos, J. and Velankar, S.S., “How much do nanoparticle fillers improve the strength and modulus of polymer foams”, J Cell Plast, 52, 57-88, 2016. doi: 10.1177/0021955X14546015 Download

55. A.R. Massensini, H. Ghuman, L.T. Saldin, C.J. Medberry, T.J. Keane, F.J. Nicholls, S.S. Velankar, S.F. Badylak, M.M. Modo, “Concentration-dependent rheological properties  of ECM hydrogel for intracerebral delivery to a stroke cavity”, Acta Biomaterialia, 26, 116-130, 2015.Download

54. A. Kulkarni, A.K. Lele, S. Sivaram, P.R. Rajamohan, S.S. Velankar, A. Chatterji, “ Star-telechelic poly(l-lactide) ionomers”, Macromolecules, 48, 6580-6588, 2015.Download

53. S.S. Velankar, “A non-equilibrium state diagram for liquid/fluid/particle mixtures”, Soft Matter, 11, 8393-8403, 2015.Download

52. Z. Cai, D.H. Kwak, D Punihaole, Z. Hong, S.S. Velankar, X. Liu, and S.A. Asher, “A photonic crystal hydrogel sensor for Candida Albicans”, Angew. Chemie. Int. Ed., 53, 13036-13040, 2015. Download

51. S. Chatterjee and S.S. Velankar, “SMA-elastomer composites for reversibly-morphing surfaces”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 26, 324-339, 2015. Download

50. Domenech, T.E. and Velankar, S.S., “On the rheology of pendular gels and morphological development in paste-like ternary systems based on capillary attraction”, submitted to Soft Matter, 11, 1500-1516, 2015. Download

49. S. Chatterjee, C.L. McDonald, J. Niu, S.S. Velankar, P. Wang, and R. Huang “Wrinkling and folding of thin films by viscous stress, Soft Matter, 2015, in press. Download

48. Domenech, T.E. and Velankar, S.S., “Capillary-driven percolating networks in ternary blends of immiscible polymers and silica particles”, Rheol Acta, 53, 1-13, 2014. Download

47. Allen, J. J., Bell, G. R. R., Kuzirian, A. M., Velankar, S. S., Hanlon, R. T., “Comparative morphology of changeable skin papillae in octopus and cuttlefish”, Journal of Morphology, 2014, in press. Download

46. S.J. Heidlebaugh , T. Domenech, S.V. Iasella, S.S. Velankar, “Aggregation and separation in ternary Particle/Oil/Water systems with fully wettable particles”, Langmuir, 30, 63-74, 2014. Download

45. S-C. Peng, S.P. Nagarkar, J. Lowen, S.S. Velankar, “A circuit model for the pressure-controlled generation of bubbles in a microfluidic device”, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 15, 797-805, 2013. Download

44. S.P. Nagarkar, S.S. Velankar, “Rheology and morphology of model immiscible polymer blends with monodisperse spherical particles at the interface”, Journal of Rheology, 57, 901-926, 2013. Download

43. Medberry, C. J.; Crapo, P. M.; Siu, B. F.; Carruthers, C. A.; Wolf, M. T.; Nagarkar, S. P.; Agrawal, V.; Jones, K. E.; Kelly, J.; Johnson, S. A.; Velankar, S. S.; Watkins, S. C.; Badylak, S. F. "Hydrogels Derived from Central Nervous System Extracellular Matrix", Biomaterials, 34, 1033-1040, 2013. Download

42. J-T. Zhang, L. Wang, X. Chao, S.S. Velankar, Sanford A. Asher, “Vertical spreading of two-dimensional crystalline colloidal arrays”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1, 6099-6102, 2013. Download

41. M.T. Wolf, K.A. Daly, E.P. Brennan-Pierce, S.A. Johnson, C.A. Carruthers, A. D'Amore, S.P. Nagarkar, S.S. Velankar, S. F. Badylak, “A hydrogel derived from decellularized dermal extracellular matrix”, Biomaterials, 33, 7028–7038, 2012. Download

40. S.P. Nagarkar and S.S. Velankar, “Morphology and rheology of ternary fluid–fluid–solid systems”, Soft Matter, 8, 8464–8477, 2012. Download

39. J-T. Zhang, L. Wang, D.N. Lamont, S.S. Velankar, and S.A. Asher, “Fabrication of Large-Area Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51, 6117–6120, 2012. Download

38. S.S. Velankar, V. Lai, R.A. Vaia, “Swelling-induced delamination causes folding of surface-tethered polymer gels”, ACS App. Mat. Int., 4, 24-29, 2012. Download

37. C. DeLeo, C.A. Pinotti, Maria do Carmo Gonçalves, S.S. Velankar, “Preparation and characterization of clay nanocomposites of plasticized starch and polypropylene polymer blends”, J. Polym Envir., 19, 689-697, 2011. Download

36. S. Fu, A. Thacker, D.M. Sperger, R.L. Boni, I.S. Buckner, S.S. Velankar, E.J.Munson, L.H. Block, “Relevance of Rheological Properties of Sodium Alginate in Solution to Calcium Alginate Gel Properties”, AAPS PharmSciTech, 12, 453-460, 2011. Download

35. C. DeLeo, S.S. Velankar, “Effect of composition on the rheology and morphology of reactively-compatibilized model polymer blends”, J. Rheology, 55, 713-731, 2011. Download

34. S. Fu, A. Thacker, D.M. Sperger, R.L. Boni, S.S. Velankar, E.J.Munson, L.H. Block, “Rheological Evaluation of Inter-grade and Inter-batch Variability of Sodium Alginate”, AAPS PharmSciTech, 11, 1662-1674, 2010. Download

33. P. Thareja, K. Moritz, S.S. Velankar, “The effect of interfacially-adsorbed particles in polymer blends: Coalescence suppression vs. coalescence promotion”, Rheol. Acta., 49, 285-298, 2010. Download

33. C. DeLeo, J. Goetz, B. Young, S.S. Velankar, “Renewable elastomers based on blends of maleated polypropylene and plasticized starch”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 116, 1775–1781, 2010. Download

31. J.N. Marhefka, R. Zhao, Z. Wu, S.S. Velankar, J.F. Antaki and M.V. Kameneva, “Drag reducing polymers improve tissue perfusion via modification of the RBC traffic in microvessels”, Biorheology, 46, 281-292, 2009. Download

30. M.M. Muscatello, L.E. Stunja, P. Thareja, L. Wang, J.J. Bohn, S.S. Velankar, and S.A. Asher, “Dependence of photonic crystal nanocomposite elasticity on crystalline colloidal array particle size”, Macromolecules, 42, 4403-4406, 2009. Download

29. H-L. Cheng and S.S. Velankar, “Controlled jamming of particle-laden interfaces using a Spinning Drop Tensiometer”, Langmuir, 25, 4412-4420, 2009. Download

28. C. DeLeo, S.S. Velankar, “Rheology of immiscible blends with compatibilizer: Differences between diblocks and reactive compatibilizers”, J. Rheology, 52, 1385-1404, 2008. Download

27. J.N. Marhefka, S.S. Velankar, T.M. Chapman, and M.V. Kameneva, “Mechanical degradation of drag reducing polymers in suspensions of blood cells and rigid particles”, Biorheology, 45, 599-609, 2008. Download

26. J.N. Marhefka, S.S. Velankar, R. Zhao, Z. Wu, J.F. Antaki, and M.V. Kameneva, “Microscale effects of drag-reducing polymers”, Biorheology, 45, 58-59, 2008.

25. P. Thareja, B.P. Ising, S.J. Kingston, S.S. Velankar, “Polymer foams stabilized by particles adsorbed at the air/polymer interface”, Macromol. Rapid Comm., 29, 1329-1334, 2008. Download

24. P. Thareja, S.S. Velankar, “Interfacial activity of particles at PI/PDMS and PI/PIB interfaces: Analysis based on Girifalco-Good theory”, Colloid Polym. Sci., 286, 1257-1264, 2008. Download

23. J. Martin, S.S. Velankar, “Unusual dynamics of PEG/PPG/Pluronic interfaces”, J. Colloid Int. Sci., 322, 669-674, 2008.

22. D.O. Freytes, J.D. Martin, S.S. Velankar, A.S. Lee, S.F. Badylak, “Preparation and characterization of an injectable form of the porcine Urinary Bladder Matrix”, Biomaterials, 29, 1630-1637, 2008. Download

21. J. Martin, S.S. Velankar, “Varying the blending protocol to control the morphology of immiscible polymer blends with compatibilizer”, AIChE J, 54, 791-801, 2008. Download

20. P. Thareja, S.S. Velankar, Rheological effects of particle-induced bridging in PEO/PIB blends”, Rheol. Acta, 47, 189-200, 2008.

19. M. Angeles, H-L. Cheng, S.S. Velankar, “Emulsion electrospinning: Composite fibers from drop breakup during electrospinning”, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 19, 728-733, 2008. Download

18. H-L. Cheng and S.S. Velankar, “Film-climbing of particle-laden interfaces”, Colloids and Surfaces A, 315, 275-284, 2008. Download

17. S.S. Velankar, D. Giles “How do I know my phase angles are correct?”, Rheol. Bulletin, 76 (2), 8, 2007. Download

16. J. Martin, S.S. Velankar, “Effects of Compatibilizer on Immiscible Polymer Blends near Phase Inversion”, J. Rheol., 51, 669-692, 2007. Download

15. P. Thareja and S. Velankar, “Particle-induced bridging in immiscible polymer blends”, Rheol. Acta, 46, 405-512, 2007. Download

14. B.J. Adzima and S. Velankar, “Pressure drops for droplet flows in microfluidic channels”, J. Micromechanics and Microeng., 16, 1504-1510, 2006. Download

13. J. Wang, S. Velankar, “Strain recovery of model immiscible blends: Effects of added compatibilizer”, Rheol. Acta, 45, 741-753, 2006. Download

12. J. Wang, S. Velankar, “Strain recovery of model immiscible blends without compatibilizer”, Rheol. Acta, 45, 297-304, 2006. Download

11. J. Martin, S. Velankar, “Interfacial Tension Errors from the Cohen and Carriere Analysis of Imbedded Fiber Retraction”, Macromolecules, 38, 10614-10618, 2005. Download

10. S. Velankar, P. Van Puyvelde, J. Mewis, P. Moldenaers, “Steady-shear rheological properties of model compatibilized blends”, J. Rheol., 48, 725-745, 2004. Download

9. E. Van Hemelrijck, P. Van Puyvelde, S. Velankar, C.W. Macosko, P. Moldenaers, “Interfacial viscoelasticity and coalescence suppression in compatibilized polymer blends”, J. Rheol., 48, 143-158, 2004. Download

8. S. Velankar, H. Zhou, H.K. Jeon, C.W. Macosko, “CFD-evaluation of drop retraction methods for the measurement of interfacial tension of surfactant-laden drops”, J. Colloid Int. Sci., 272, 172-185, 2004. Download

7. P. Van Puyvelde, S. Velankar, J. Mewis, P. Moldenaers, “Effect of Marangoni stresses on the deformation and coalescence in compatibilized immiscible polymer blends”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 42, 1956-1964, 2002. Download

6. S. Velankar, P. Moldenaers, “Bidisperse polymeric mixtures for independent control of viscosity and elasticity”, Rheol. Acta, 41, 394-407, 2002. Download

5. S. Velankar, P. Van Puyvelde, J. Mewis, P. Moldenaers, “Effect of compatibilization on the breakup of polymeric drops in shear flow”, J. Rheol., 45, 1007-1019, 2001. Download

4. S. Velankar, S.L. Cooper, “Microphase separation and rheological properties of polyurethane melts. Part 3: Effect of block incompatibility on the viscoelastic properties”, Macromolecules, 33, 382-394, 2000. Download

3. S. Velankar, S.L. Cooper, “Microphase separation and rheological properties of polyurethane melts. Part 2: Effect of block incompatibility on the microstructure”, Macromolecules, 33, 395-403, 2000. Download

2. S. Velankar, S.L. Cooper, “Microphase separation and rheological properties of polyurethane melts. Part 1: Effect of block length”, Macromolecules, 31, 9181-9192, 1998. Download

1. S. Velankar, J. Pazos, S.L. Cooper, “High performance UV-curable urethane acrylates via deblocking chemistry”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 62, 1361-1376, 1996. Download

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