A selection of publications of faculty in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Batten College of Engineering & Technology, Old Dominion University.

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Submissions from 2024

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Effect of Resin Bleed Out on Compaction Behavior of the Fiber Tow Gap Region During Automated Fiber Placement Manufacturing, Von Clyde Jamora, Virginia Rauch, Sergii G. Kravchenko, and Oleksandr G. Kravchenko

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The Feasibility of Motion Tracking Camera System for Magnetic Suspension Wind Tunnel Tests, Hisham M. Shehata, David Cox, Mark Schoenenberger, Colin Britcher, Eli Shellabarger, Timothy Schott, and Brendan McGovern

Submissions from 2023

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Advancing Estuarine Shoreline Change Analysis Using Small Uncrewed Autonomous Systems, Thomas R. Allen, Devon Eulie, Mariko Polk, George McLeod, Robert Stuart, Alexandra Garnand, and A. J. Manning (Editor)

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AlphaFold2 Model Refinement Using Structure Decoys, Maytha Alshammari, Jing He, and Willy Wriggers

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Optimal Domain-Partitioning Algorithm for Real-Life Transportation Networks and Finite Element Meshes, Jimesh Bhagatji, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi, Eric Thompson, and Duc T. Nguyen

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Model Based Systems Engineering with a Docs-as-Code Approach for the SeaLion CubeSat Project, Kevin Chiu, Sean Marquez, and Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi

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Preparing Undergraduates for the Post-Pandemic Workplace: Teams of Education and Engineering Students Teach Engineering Virtually, Kristie S. Gutierrez, Jennifer Kidd, Min J. Lee, Krishnanand Kaipa, and Orlando Ayala

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A Unit-Load Approach for Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Linear Structures under Random Loads and Boundary Conditions, Robert James Haupin and Gene Jean-Win Hou

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Numerical Study of the Time-Periodic Electroosmotic Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid through a Short Constriction Microchannel, Jianyu Ji, Shizhi Qian, Armani Marie Parker, and Xiaoyu Zhang

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Exploring Additive Manufacturing in a Space Environment - A Capstone Design Project Experience, Zain Zafar Khan, Zachary Alan Sobelman, and Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi

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How Does Working on an Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Project vs. a Disciplinary Design Project Affect Peer Evaluators' Teamwork Skills, Isaac Koduah Kumi, Stacie I. Ringleb, Orlando M. Ayala, Pilar Pazos, Francisco Cima, Krishnanand Kaipa, Min Jung Lee, Kristie Gutierrez, and Jennifer Jill Kidd

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Numerical Simulation of the Donor-Assisted Stir Material for Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Alloys and Carbon Steel, Joseph Maniscalco, Abdelmageed A. Elmustafa, Srinivasa Bhukya, and Zhenhua Wu

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Elastic Properties of the Non-Mixing Copper Donor Assisted Material in Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Alloys Using Nanoindentation, M. Ojha, A. H. Al-Allaq, Y. S. Mohammed, S. N. Bhukya, Z. Wu, and A. A. Elmustafa

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Integrating Shear Flow and Trypsin Treatment to Assess Cell Adhesion Strength, Antra Patel, Bhavana Bhavanam, Trevor Keenan, and Venkat Maruthamuthu

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Predicting Engineering Integration in K-12 From the Perspective of Pre-Service Teachers, Pilar Pazos, Francisco Cima, Jennifer Kidd, Kristie Gutierrez, Dorothy Faulkner, Minjung Lee, Krishna Kaipa, and Orlando Ayala

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EIPECK: Assessing Educators' Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Engineering Integration in K-12, Pilar Pazos, Francisco Cima Cohuo, Jennifer Kidd, Kristie Gutierrez, Krishnanand Kaipa, and Orlando Ayala

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Comparison of Dynamics Stability Testing Techniques with Magnetic Suspension Wind Tunnel Capabilities, Otoniel A. Ramirez, Mark Schoenenberger, David E. Cox, and Colin P. Britcher

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The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Service-Learning Project on Engineering Knowledge and Professional Skills in Engineering in Engineering and Education Students, Stacie I. Ringleb, Pilar Pazos, Francisco Cima, Isaac Koduah Kumi, Orlando M. Ayala, Krishnanand Kaipa, Jennifer Jill Kidd, Kristie Gutierrez, and Min Jung Lee

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Convolutional-Neural-Network-Based DES-Level Aerodynamic Flow Field Generation from URANS Data, John P. Romano, Oktay Baysal, and Alec C. Brodeur

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Patch-Wise Training with Convolutional Neural Networks to Synthetically Upscale CFD Simulations, John P. Romano, Alec C. Brodeur, and Oktay Baysal

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Gradient-Based Trade-Off Design for Engineering Applications, Lena A. Royster and Gene Hou

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Effect of Platelet Length and Stochastic Morphology on Flexural Behavior of Prepreg Platelet Molded Composites, Siavash Sattar, Benjamin Beltran Laredo, Sergii G. Kravchenko, and Oleksandr G. Kravchenko

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Underwater Communication Acoustic Transducers: A Technology Review, Laila Shams, Tian-Bing Xu, Zhongqing Su (Ed.), Branko Glisic (Ed.), and Maria Pina Limongelli (Ed.)

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Topologically Optimized Electrodes for Electroosmotic Actuation, Jianwen Sun, Jianyu Zhang, Ce Guan, Teng Zhou, Shizhi Qian, and Yongbo Deng

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A Review of Piezoelectric Footwear Energy Harvesters: Principles, Methods, and Applications, Bingqi Zhao, Feng Qian, Alexander Hatfield, Lei Zuo, and Tian-Bing Xu

Submissions from 2022

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Refinement of AlphaFold2 Models Against Experimental and Hybrid Cryo-EM Density Maps, Maytha Alshammari, Willy Wriggers, Jiangwen Sun, and Jing He

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Experiences During the Implementation of Two Different Project-Based Learning Assignments in a Fluid Mechanics Course., Orlando Ayala, Kristie Gutierrez, Francisco Cima, Julia Noginova, Min Jung Lee, Stacie Ringleb, Pilar Pazos, Krishnanand Kaipa, and Jennifer Kidd

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Enhancing Preservice Teacher's Intention to Integrate Engineering through a Cross-Disciplinary Model, Francisco Cima, Pilar Pazos, Jennifer Kidd, Kristie Gutierrez, Orlando Ayala, and Krishnanand Kaipa

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Enabling Resilient Educational Support Network During COVID-19 Pandemic for Undergraduate and Second Career Seeking Students, Phillip Dillulio, Oleksandr Kravchenko, and Konstantin Cigularov

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A Comparative Performance Analysis of the Novel TurboAux Engine with a Turbojet Engine, and a Low-Bypass Ratio Turbofan Engine with an Afterburner, Kaleab Fetahi, Sharanabasaweshwara A. Asundi, and Arthur C. Taylor

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Undergraduate Engineering and Education Students Reflect on Their Interdisciplinary Teamwork Experiences Following Transition to Virtual Instruction Caused by COVID-19, Kristie S. Gutierrez, Jennifer J. Kidd, Min Jung Lee, Pilar Pazos, Krishnanand Kaipa, Stacie I. Ringleb, and Orlando Ayala

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Assembly of Alumina Particles in Aqueous Suspensions Induced by High‐Frequency AC Electric Field, James E. John, Shizhi Qian, and Dipankar Ghosh

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Can We Make Our Robot Play Soccer? Influence of Collaborating with Preservice Teachers and Fifth Graders on Undergraduate Engineering Students' Learning During a Robotic Design Process (Work in Progress), Krishnanand Kaipa, Jennifer Kidd, Julia Noginova, Francisco Cima, Stacie Ringleb, Orlando Ayala, Pilar Pazos, Kristie Gutierrez, and Min Jung Lee

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COVID-19 as a Magnifying Glass: Exploring the Importance of Relationships as Education Students Learn and Teach Robotics via Zoom, Jennifer Kidd, Krishnanand Kaipa, Kristie Gutierrez, Min Jung Lee, Pilar Pazos, and Stacie I. Ringleb

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Reducing Print Time While Minimizing Loss in Mechanical Properties in Consumer FDM Parts, Long Le, Mitchel A. Rabsatt, Hamid Eisazadeh, and Mona Torabizadeh

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Small Satellite-Sized Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerators for Interplanetary Science Missions, Shelly C. Mann, Angela Bowes, Rohan G. Deshmukh, and Soumyo Dutta

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Editorial for the Special Issue on Micromachines for Non-Newtonian Microfluidics, Lanju Mei and Shizhi Qian

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Spray Deposition of Sustainable Plant Based Graphene in Thermosetting Carbon Fiber Laminates for Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical Properties, Daniel W. Mulqueen, Siavash Sattar, Thienan Le, and Oleksandr G. Kravchenko

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Solute Concentration Effects on Microstructure and the Compressive Strength of Ice-Templated Sintered Lithium Titanate, Rohan Parai, Ziyang Nie, Raina Hempley, Gary M. Koenig Jr., and Dipankar Ghosh

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Model-Based Systems Engineering for a Small-Lift Launch Facility, Walter McGee Taraila and Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi

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Trust in Human-Robot Interaction Within Healthcare Services: A Review Study, Dedra Townsend and AmirHossein MajidiRad

Submissions from 2021

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Non-Equilibrium Behavior of Large-Scale Axial Vortex Cores, Robert L. Ash and Irfan R. Zardadkhan

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Evaluation of Murrell’s EKF-Based Attitude Estimation Algorithm for Exploiting Multiple Attitude Sensor Configurations, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi, Norman Fitz-Coy, and Haniph Latchman

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Enhancing Preservice Teachers' Intention to Integrate Engineering Through a Multi-Disciplinary Partnership (Evaluation), Francisco Cima, Pilar Pazos, Jennifer Jill Kidd, Kristie S. Gutierrez, Stacie I. Ringleb, Orlando M. Ayala, and Krishnanand Kaipa

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Electroosmotic Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid Through a Constriction Microchannel, Jianyu Ji, Shizhi Qian, and Zhaohui Liu

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Mentoring Prospective Engineering Students Through the After School Program "Girls in Engineering" Focused on Building an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle, Vukica M. Jovanović, Deborah Marshall, Jeff Warren Larson Jr., Abdul Rahman Badawi, Neil R. StClair, Otilia Popescu, Murat Kuzlu, Petros J. Katsioloudis, Linda Vahala, and Michael Anthony Crespo

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Pore Microstructure Impacts on Lithium Ion Transport and Rate Capability of Thick Sintered Electrodes, Ziyang Nie, Rohan Parai, Chen Cai, Charles Michaelis, Jacob M. LaManna, Daniel S. Hussey, David L. Jacobson, Dipankar Ghosh, and Gary M. Koenig Jr.

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Mechanism for the Unfolding of the TOP7 Protein in Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations as Revealed by Mutual Information Analysis, Ognjen Perišić and Willy Wriggers

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The Influence of Participation in a Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Service Learning Project on the Effectiveness of Team Members in a 100-level Mechanical Engineering Class, Stacie I. Ringleb, Pilar Pazos, Julia Noginova, Francisco Cima, Orlando Ayala, Krishnanand Kaipa, Jennifer Kidd, and Kristie Gutierrez

Submissions from 2020

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Biomimetic Metal-Organic Nanoparticles Prepared with a 3D-Printed Microfluidic Device as a Novel Formulation for Disulfiram-Based Therapy Against Breast Cancer, Ya Chang, Jizong Jiang, Wu Chen, Wen Yang, Lili Chen, Pengyu Chen, Jianzhong Shen, Shizhi Qian, Teng Zhou, Linfeng Wu, Liang Hong, Yongzhuo Huang, and Feng Li

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Parametric Study of a Turbojet Engine With Auxiliary Bypass Combustion- The TurboAux Engine, Kaleab Fetahi, Sharanabasaweshwara A. Asundi, Arthur C. Taylor, Adem H. Ibrahim, and Syed Firasat Ali

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Toward Adjoint-Based Aeroacoustic Optimization for Propeller and Rotorcraft Applications, Ramiz Ö. Içke, Oktay Baysal, Andy Moy, Leonard V. Lopes, Beckett Zhou, and Boris Diskin

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Essential Role of the Crk Family-Dosage in DiGeorge-Like Anomaly and Metabolic Homeostasis, Akira Imamoto, Sewon Ki, Leiming Li, Kazunari Iwamoto, Venkat Maruthamuthu, John Devany, Ocean Lu, Suxiang Zhang, Takuji Yamada, Akiyoshi Hirayama, Shinji Fukuda, Yutaka Suzuki, and Mariko Okada

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What do Undergraduate Engineering Students and Preservice Teachers Learn by Collaborating and Teaching Engineering and Coding through Robotics?, Jennifer Jill Kidd, Krishnanand Kaipa, Samuel J. Jacks, Stacie I. Ringleb, Pilar Pazos, Kristie Gutierrez, Orlando M. Ayala, and Lillian Maria de Souza Almeida

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Understanding the Demands and Resources for Academic Success of Second-Career Undergraduate Engineering Students as Compared to Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Students, Oleksandr Kravchenko, Konstantin Cigularov, and Phillip J. Dillulio

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Opportunities in Manufacturing of Advanced Materials for Second Career-Seeking Students, Oleksandr Kravchenko, Konstantin Cigularov, and Tancy J. Vandecar-Burdin

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Energy Conservation and Heat Transfer Enhancement for Mixed Convection on the Vertical Galvanizing Furnace, Dan Mei, Yuzheng Zhu, Xuemei Xu, and Futang Xing

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Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of Germanium-on-Insulator (GeOI) Films by Raman Spectroscopy and Nanoindentation, Y.S. Mohammed, Kai Zhang, S. Heissler, H. Baumgart, and A. A. Elmustafa

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Enhancing Teamwork Skills Through an Interdisciplinary Engineering Service Learning Collaboration, Pilar Pazos, Francisco Cima, Jennifer Kidd, Stacie I. Ringleb, Orlando Ayala, Kristie Gutierrez, and Krishnanand Kaipa

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Tunable-Focus Liquid Lens through Charge Injection, Shizhi Qian, Wenxiang Shi, Huai Zheng, and Zhaohui Liu

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Editorial for the Special Issue on Micro/Nano-Chip Electrokinetics, Volume III, Shizhi Qian and Xiangchun Xuan

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Glue-Infused Rotating Nanofibers Net (GRoNNet) for Capturing Space Debris- A Novel Debris Capturing System, Sneha M. Raibagi, Prithvi S.J. Monteiro, Rashmi K. Pallam, Amogh Anantha Murthy, Amit G. Gadag, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi, and Oleksandr Kravchenko

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The First Year of an Undergraduate Service Learning Partnership to Enhance Engineering Education and Elementary Pre-Service Teacher Education, Stacie I. Ringleb, Jennifer Kidd, Pilar Pazos, Kristie Gutierrez, Orlando Ayala, and Krishnanand Kaipa

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Assessment and Applications of the Conversion of Chemical Energy to Mechanical Energy Using Model Rocket Engines, Hüseyin Sarper, Nebojsa I. Jaksic, Ben J. Stuart, and Karina Arcaute

Submissions from 2019

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Wake Vortex Pair Formation as an Analog for Dust Devil and Tornado Genesis, Robert L. Ash

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Parametric Study of a Turbofan Engine With an Auxiliary High-Pressure Bypass, Sharanabasaweshwara A. Asundi and Syed Firasat Ali

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An Interdisciplinary Research-Based Education Program for Engaging Plant/Agriculture Sciences, Chemical Sciences, and Engineering Students (iREP-4-PACE) at Minority Institutions, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi, Gregory C. Bernard, and Willard E. Collier

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Numerical Study on the Dynamic Process of Single Plume Flow in Thermal Convection with Polymers, Jian-Ping Cheng, Wei-Hua Cai, Hong-Na Zhang, Feng-Chen Li, Lian Shen, and Shi-Zhi Qian

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Dynamic Response Modeling of High-Speed Planing Craft with Enforced Acceleration, Gene Hou, Brain Johnson, Jonathan Degroff, Steven Trenor, and Jennifer Michaeli

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Learning in Informal Environments Through Engineering Activities Through the Partnership with the Girl Scouts, Vukica M. Jovanovic, Otilia Popescu, Carol Considine, Karina Arcaute, Krishnanand Kaipa, and Stephanie G. Adams

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5th/6th Graders and Preservice Teachers Explore Engineering and Coding in a Combined After-School Technology Club/Educational Technology Course, Jennifer Kidd, Sam Sacks, Krishnanand Kaipa, and Kelly Rippard

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Electroosmotic Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid in a Nanochannel Connecting Two Reservoirs, Lanju Mei and Shizhi Qian

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Scaffolding Project-Based Learning in an Engineering and Education Partnership Using Open-Access Technology, Pilar Pazos, Stacie I. Ringleb, Jennifer Kidd, and Rachel Jones

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Impact of Bioinspired Robots on Veterans Pursuing STEM Degrees, Otilia Popescu, Vukica M. Jovanovic, Krishnanand Kaipa, Karina Arcaute, and Anthony W. Dean

Submissions from 2018

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Creating the Fleet Maker - Lessons Learned from the First Series of Workshops on Maker Concepts for Active Duty Personnel, Karina Arcaute, Michel Albert Audette, Vukica Jovanovic, Anthony Dean, and Dipankar Ghosh

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A Novel Brainstorming Pedagogy to Mobilize Pico/Nano/Micro-Satellite (PN-MSat) Envineering Research and Education in Indian Academia, Sharanabasaweshwara Asundi

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Tuskegee University Amateur Radio Station- VHF/UHF Digital Communication With Legacy Systems, Sharanabasaweshwara A. Asundi and Sharath S. Byakod

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Interface Model of PEM Fuel Cell Membrane Steady-Dtate Behavior, Russell L. Edwards and Ayodeji Demuren

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Accurate Flexible Refinement of Atomic Models Against Medium-Resolution cryo-EM Maps Using Damped Dynamics, Julio A. Kovacs, Vitold E. Galkin, and Willy Wriggers

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Electrochemical Hydrogenation of Acetone to Produce Isopropanol Using a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Reactor, Chen Li, Ashanti M. Sallee, Xiaoyu Zhang, and Sandeep Kumar

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Dynamic Control of Particle Separation in Deterministic Lateral Displacement Separator with Viscoelastic Fluids, Yuke Li, Hongna Zhang, Yongyao Li, Xiaobin Li, Jian Wu, Shizhi Qian, and Fengchen Li

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Electroosmotic Flow of Viscoelastic Fluid in a Nanoslit, Lanju Mei, Hongna Zhang, Hongxia Meng, and Shizhi Qian

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Effect of Curing Rate on the Microstructure and Macroscopic Properties of Epoxy Fiberglass Composites, Ammar Patel, Olesksandr Kravchenko, and Ica Manas-Zloczower

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Tracing Actin Filament Bundles in Three-Dimensional Electron Tomography Density Maps of Hair Cell Stereocilia, Salim Sazzed, Junha Song, Julio Kovacs, Willi Wriggers, Manfred Auer, and Jing He

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Radial and Longitudinal Motion of the Arterial Wall: Their Relation to Pulsatile Pressure and Flow in the Artery, Dan Wang, Linda Vahala, and Zhili Hao

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Editorial for the Special Issue on Micro/Nano-Chip Electrokinetics, Volume II, Xiangchun Xuan and Shizhi Qian

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Electrical Response of Thermoelectric Generator to Geometry Variation Under Transient Thermal Boundary Condition, Elias Yazdanshenas, Alireza Rezania, Meysam Karami Rad, and Lasse Rosendahl

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Electrowetting Using a Microfluidic Kelvin Water Dropper, Elias Yazdanshenas, Qiang Tang, and Xiaoyu Zhang

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FPGA-Based On-Board Geometric Calibration for Linear CCD Array Sensors, Guoqing Zhou, Linjun Jiang, Jingjin Huang, Rongting Zhang, Dequan Liu, Xiang Zhou, and Oktay Baysal

Submissions from 2017

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Comment on "Roles of Bulk Viscosity on Rayleigh-Taylor Instability: Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics Due to Spatio-Temporal Pressure Fronts" Phys. Fluids 28, 094102 (2016), Robert L. Ash

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Manual Revision Process for Project-Based Laboratory Instruction, Gene Hou, Feifei Zhong, and Orlando M. Ayala

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Sensitivity Analysis Method to Address User Disparities in the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Marie Ivanco, Gene Hou, and Jennifer Michaeli

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A Balanced Approach to Adaptive Probability Density Estimation, Julio Kovacs, Cailee Helmick, and Willy Wriggers

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Optimal Control-Based Inverse Determination of Electrode Distribution for Electroosmotic Micromixer, Yuan Li, Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Teng Zhou, Yihui Wu, and Shizhi Qian

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Biophysical Tools to Study Cellular Mechanotransduction, Ismeel Muhamed, Farhan Chowdhury, and Venkat Maruthamuthu

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Characterization and Analysis of Real-Time Capillary Convective PCR Toward Commercialization, Xianbo Qiu, Shiyin Zhang, Lanju Mei, Di Wu, Ke Li, Shengxiang Ge, Xiangzhong Ye, Ningshao Xia, and Michael G. Mauk

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Implementing Peer-Review Activities for Engineering Writing Assignments, Stacie I. Ringleb, Orlando M. Ayala, and Jennifer Kidd

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Overview of Game and Content Design for a Mobile Game that Will Prepare Students in Calculus and Physics Prerequisites to the Engineering Curriculum, Katherine Smith, John Shull, Patrick Sean Heaney, Yuzhong Shen, Anthony W. Dean, and Jennifer G. Michaeli

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Computing Spatiotemporal Heat Maps of Lipid Electropore Formation: A Statistical Approach, Willy Wriggers, Frederica Castellani, Julio A. Kovacs, and P. Thomas Vernier

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Editorial for the Special Issue on Micro/Nano-Chip Electrokinetics, Xiangchun Xuan and Shizhi Qian