Publications from the Department of Engineering Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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Effect of pressure profile of shock waves on lipid membrane deformation, Ralph Kfoury, Bahador Marzban, Emad Makki, Michael L. Greenfield, and Hongyan Yuan

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Underwater Dynamic Collapse of Sandwich Composite Structures, S. Kishore, P. Naik Parrikar, N. DeNardo, and A. Shukla

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Identification of variable amplitude fatigue loading based on bivariate probability mass functions, Hewenxuan Li and David Chelidze

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Variable amplitude fatigue testing apparatus and its dynamical characterization, Hewenxuan Li and David Chelidze

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Kinect-based hand gesture recognition using trajectory information, hand motion dynamics and neural networks, Fenglin Liu, Wei Zeng, Chengzhi Yuan, Qinghui Wang, and Ying Wang

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The International Symposium on Dynamic Response and Failure of Composite Materials, Draf2018, Valentina Lopresto, Antonello Astarita, Maurizio Porfiri, and Arun Shukla

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Operationalizing emotional intelligence for team performance, Gretchen A. Macht, David A. Nembhard, and Robert M. Leicht

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Safety and safeguards by design: Design of a fuel handling device for open-pool research reactors, Bahram Nassersharif, Jonathan DeAlmeida, Seth Mace, Alex Harrington, Evan Ambrose, Cameron Goodwin, and Carolynn P. Scherer

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Dynamic response of closed cell PVC foams subjected to underwater shock loading, Koray Senol and Arun Shukla

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Underwater mechanical behavior of closed cell PVC foams under hydrostatic loading through 3D DIC technique, Koray Senol and Arun Shukla

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Assessment of social sustainability hotspots in the supply chain of lithium-ion batteries, Christian Thies, Karsten Kieckhäfer, Thomas S. Spengler, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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Operations research for sustainability assessment of products: A review, Christian Thies, Karsten Kieckhäfer, Thomas S. Spengler, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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Spatially Differentiated Sustainability Assessment of Products, Christian Thies, Karsten Kieckhäfer, Thomas S. Spengler, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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Dynamic flow stress of shock loaded low carbon steel, W. Visser and H. Ghonem

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Deterministic learning from sampling data, Weiming Wu, Cong Wang, and Chengzhi Yuan

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Sensor and actuator placement for large-scale systems: A projection-based formulation, Nan Xue and Chengzhi Yuan

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Convexified ∞ output-feedback consensus synthesis for linear multi-agent systems, Xiangming Xue, Chengzhi Yuan, and Fen Wu

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Kinematic and Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of a Lower Extremity Exoskeleton, L. J. Yan, Q. M. Shen, D. Yang, J. M. Qiao, and P. Datseris

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ℋ∞ consensus synthesis of multiagent systems with nonuniform time-varying input delays: A dynamic IQC approach, Chengzhi Yuan and Fen Wu

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Composite Consensus Control and Cooperative Adaptive Learning, Chengzhi Yuan, Nan Xue, Wei Zeng, and Cong Wang

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Output containment control of heterogeneous multi-agent systems with leaders of bounded inputs: An adaptive finite-time observer approach, Chengzhi Yuan and Wei Zeng

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Effect of cylinder diameter on state quantities for irreversible process in piston-cylinder system, Siti Nurul Akmal Yusof, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, Lit Ken Tan, Nor Azwadi Bin Che Sidik, and Wan Mohd Arif Bin Aziz Japar

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Energy equation of swirling flow in a cylindrical container, Siti Nurul Akmal Yusof, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, Lit Ken Tan, Nor Azwadi Bin Che Sidik, and Wan Mohd Arif Bin Aziz Japar

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Classification between focal and non focal EEG signals based on signal processing and neural networks, Wei Zeng, Mengqing Li, Chengzhi Yuan, Qinghui Wang, Fenglin Liu, and Ying Wang

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Classification of focal and non focal EEG signals using empirical mode decomposition (EMD), phase space reconstruction (PSR) and neural networks, Wei Zeng, Mengqing Li, Chengzhi Yuan, Qinghui Wang, Fenglin Liu, and Ying Wang

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Classification of asymptomatic and osteoarthritic knee gait patterns using gait analysis via deterministic learning, Wei Zeng, Limin Ma, Chengzhi Yuan, Fenglin Liu, Qinghui Wang, Ying Wang, and Yu Zhang

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Classification of gait patterns between patients with Parkinson's disease and healthy controls using phase space reconstruction (PSR), empirical mode decomposition (EMD) and neural networks, Wei Zeng, Chengzhi Yuan, Qinghui Wang, Fenglin Liu, and Ying Wang

Submissions from 2018

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Cooperative deterministic learning control for a group of homogeneous nonlinear uncertain robot manipulators, Marwan Abdelatti, Chengzhi Yuan, Wei Zeng, and Cong Wang

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Outflow velocity for SIMPLE algorithm for unsteady forced convection flows with variable density, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, Lit Ken Tan, and Nor Azwadi bin Che Sidik

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Non-destructive Imaging and Residual Strength of Composite Materials After Exposure to Blast Loading, M. Black, S. Kishore, J. LeBlanc, P. Lockhart, and A. Shukla

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High-Gain Observer-Based Distributed Tracking Control of Heterogeneous Nonlinear Multi-Agent Systems, Almuatazbellah Boker and Chengzhi Yuan

Design for safeguards of nuclear facilities - Online HePA filter replacement system, Joshua J. Bolt, Matthew J. Carlson, David L. Kehoe, Bahram Nassersharif, Christy Ruggiero, and Carolynn P. Scherer

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Launch speed, angle and spin in golf, Rod Cross and Peter Dewhurst

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Hydrostatic and shock-initiated instabilities in double-hull composite cylinders, Nicholas DeNardo, Michael Pinto, and Arun Shukla

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A System Combining Force and Vision Sensing for Automated Screw Removal on Laptops, Nicholas M. Difilippo and Musa K. Jouaneh

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Cooperative deterministic learning-based trajectory tracking for a group of unicycle-type vehicles, Xiaonan Dong, Chengzhi Yuan, and Fen Wu

Safety and safeguards by design - Glove box in-line waste assay system, Andrew Elloso, Ryan Murphy, Robert Simpson, Thomas Sullivan, and Bahram Nassersharif

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Shock response of filled corrugated sandwich structures under extreme temperatures, Payam Fahr, Murat Yazici, and Arun Shukla

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The use of smart card technology in health care, Jonathan Gates, Kathryn J. Jervis, Valerie Maier-Speredelozzi, Koray Ozpolat, Jyh Hone Wang, and Su Hsiu Wu

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Near field underwater explosion response of polyurea coated composite cylinders, Erin Gauch, James LeBlanc, and Arun Shukla

Bending dominated flexible cylinder experiments reveal insights into modal interactions for flexible body vortex-induced vibrations, Ersegun Deniz Gedikli, David Chelidze, and Jason M. Dahl

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Wear of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene against Synthetic Sapphire as Bearing Coating for Total Joint Replacements, Kevin D. Gemmell Jr. and D.M.L. Meyer

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Hydrostatic and blast initiated implosion of environmentally degraded Carbon-Epoxy composite cylinders, Carlos Javier, Helio Matos, and Arun Shukla

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Unidirectional carbon-epoxy composite plates subjected to extreme marine environment, C. Javier, J. LeBlanc, and A. Shukla

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An Inexpensive Microfluidic PDMS Chip for Visual Detection of Biofilm-forming Bacteria, Rico Kolossa, Assem Abolmaaty, D.M.L. Meyer, and Zongqin Zhang

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Dynamic Failure of Composite Materials, J. LeBlanc, Arun Shukla, and Y. D. S. Rajapakse

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Fault-tolerant motion planning of redundant manipulator with initial position error, Kene Li, Jin Yang, Chengzhi Yuan, Jianqin Xu, Xisheng Dai, and Jiawei Luo

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Trajectory-based hand gesture recognition using kinect via deterministic learning, Fenglin Liu, Wei Zeng, Chengzhi Yuan, Qinghui Wang, Ying Wang, and Binfeng Lu

Design for safeguards of system for transfer of spent nuclear fuel assembly from containment to storage building, Elio A. Manzi, Ryan P. Sullivan, Mathew G. Monfils, Jordan M. Kantor, Bahram Nassersharif, Eric B. Rauch, and Carolynn P. Scherer

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A minimal mechanics model for mechanosensing of substrate rigidity gradient in durotaxis, Bahador Marzban, Xin Yi, and Hongyan Yuan

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Structural instability and water hammer signatures from shock-initiated implosions in confining environments, Helio Matos, Sachin Gupta, and Arun Shukla

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Underwater blast response of weathered carbon composite plates, Helio Matos, Carlos Javier, James LeBlanc, and Arun Shukla

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Underwater nearfield blast performance of hydrothermally degraded carbon–epoxy composite structures, Helio Matos, Carlos Javier, James LeBlanc, and Arun Shukla

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Geometric impact on the implosion energy and failure mechanics of carbon composite tubes, Michael Pinto, Nicholas A. DeNardo, and Arun Shukla

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Dynamic Instability of Anisotropic Cylinders in a Pressurized Limited-Energy Underwater Environment, C. J. Salazar and A. Shukla

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Energy Consumption Estimation for Routing EVs based on Driver Behavior, Niklas Schwertner and Gretchen Macht

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Dynamic Collapse of Underwater Metallic Structures – Recent Investigations: Contributions after the 2011 Murray Lecture, A. Shukla, S. Gupta, H. Matos, and J. M. LeBlanc

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Spatially Differentiated Sustainability Assessment for the Design of Global Supply Chains, Christian Thies, Karsten Kieckhäfer, Thomas S. Spengler, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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A Review of Tunable Wavelength Selectivity of Metamaterials in Near-Field and Far-Field Radiative Thermal Transport, Yanpei Tian, Alok Ghanekar, Matt Ricci, Mikhail Hyde, Otto J. Gregory, and Yi Zheng

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Lead-Free Solder Pull-Off Stress Comparison of a Novel Bump Pull Method with Conventional Hot/Cold Bump Pull Methods, Gregory A. Turner and D.M.L. Meyer

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New Results on Deterministic Learning of Sampled-Data Nonlinear Systems, Weiming Wu, Cong Wang, and Chengzhi Yuan

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Modeling and Classification of Gait Patterns between Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient and Intact Knees Based on Phase Space Reconstruction, Euclidean Distance and Neural Networks, Wenbao Wu, Wei Zeng, Limin Ma, Chengzhi Yuan, and Yu Zhang

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A Novel Method for Determining Centers of Rotation of Human Joints, L. J. Yan, D. Yang, P. Datseris, X. M. Mo, and J. Xu

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Leader-Following Consensus Control of General Linear Multi-Agent Systems with Diverse Time-Varying Input Delays, Chengzhi Yuan

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Almost output regulation of LFT systems via gain-scheduling control, Chengzhi Yuan, Chang Duan, and Fen Wu

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H∞ output containment control of heterogeneous multi-agent systems via distributed dynamic output feedback, Chengzhi Yuan, Shahab Ilbeigi, and Wei Zeng

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H∞ Output Containment Control of Heterogeneous Continuous-Time Multi-Agent Systems, Chengzhi Yuan, Shahab Ilbeigi, Wei Zeng, and Tianrui Chen

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Cooperative output regulation of multi-agent systems with switched leader dynamics, Chengzhi Yuan and Fen Wu

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Cooperative state estimation of multi-agent systems subject to bounded external disturbances, Chengzhi Yuan and Fen Wu

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H∞ Consensus Control of Multi-Agent Systems Subject to Diverse Time-Varying Input Delays via Dynamic Output Feedback, Chengzhi Yuan and Fen Wu

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Numerical analysis for irreversible processes in a piston-cylinder system, Siti Nurul Akmal Yusof, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, Lit Ken Tan, and Nor Azwadi bin Che Sidik

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Accelerometer-based gait recognition via deterministic learning, Wei Zeng, Jianfei Chen, Chengzhi Yuan, Fenglin Liu, Qinghui Wang, and Ying Wang

Submissions from 2017

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PDMS Flow Cell for Monitoring Bacterial Adhesion Capacity of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Beverages, Assem Abolmaaty and D.M.L. Meyer

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Modification of SIMPLE algorithm to handle natural convection flows with zero-isothermal compressibility, Yutaka Asako and Mohammad Faghri

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Reliable Estimation of Minimum Embedding Dimension Through Statistical Analysis of Nearest Neighbors, David Chelidze

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Dynamic Response of TI2ALC Under Radial Confinement at High Temperature, D. Clarkin, P. Naik Parrikar, and A. Shukla

Air-blast fracture in woven carbon fibre/epoxy laminates, Laurence A. Coles, Craig Tilton, Anish Roy, Arun Shukla, and Vadim V. Silberschmidt

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Dynamic damage in woven carbon/epoxy composites due to air blast, Laurence A. Coles, Craig Tilton, Anish Roy, Arun Shukla, and Vadim V. Silberschmidt

Profitable remanufacturing processes in small and medium sized companies: A case study, Stefan Fertmann and Valerie Maier-Speredelozzi

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Response of composite cylinders subjected to near field underwater explosions, E. Gauch, J. LeBlanc, C. Shillings, and A. Shukla

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Multivariate Analysis of Vortex-Induced Vibrations in A Tensioned Cylinder Reveal Nonlinear Modal Interactions, Ersegun D. Gedikli, Jason M. Dahl, and David Chelidze

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Observed mode shape effects on the vortex-induced vibration of bending dominated flexible cylinders simply supported at both ends, Ersegun Deniz Gedikli, David Chelidze, and Jason M. Dahl

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Mie-Metamaterials-Based Thermal Emitter for Near-Field Thermophotovoltaic Systems, Alok Ghanekar, Yanpei Tian, Sinong Zhang, Yali Cui, and Yi Zheng

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High Contrast Far-Field Radiative Thermal Diode, Alok Ghanekar, Gang Xiao, and Yi Zheng

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A New Approach to Model Reduction of Nonlinear Control Systems Using Smooth Orthogonal Decomposition, Shahab Ilbeigi and David Chelidze

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Persistent Model Order Reduction for Complex Dynamical Systems Using Smooth Orthogonal Decomposition, Shahab Ilbeigi and David Chelidze

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Persistent models for complex control systems, Shahab Ilbeigi and David Chelidze

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Shock response of composite materials subjected to aggressive marine environments, C. Javier, J. LeBlanc, and A. Shukla

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Shock-structure interaction using background oriented schlieren and digital image correlation, S. Kishore, M. Pinto, and A. Shukla

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The Effect of Thermal Fluctuation on the Receptor-Mediated Adhesion of a Cell Membrane to an Elastic Substrate, Bahador Marzban and Hongyan Yuan

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Confined underwater implosions using 3D digital image correlation, Helio Matos, Sachin Gupta, James M. LeBlanc, and Arun Shukla

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The Effect of Grain Size on Deformation and Failure of Ti2AlC MAX Phase under Thermo-Mechanical Loading, P. Naik Parrikar, R. Benitez, H. Gao, M. Radovic, and A. Shukla

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Effect of microstructure on mechanical response of MAX phases, Prathmesh Naik Parrikar, Rogelio Benitez, Miladin Radovic, and Arun Shukla

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Instabilities in Underwater Composite Structures: Hydrostatic and Shock Loading, Michael Pinto and Arun Shukla

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Behavior of syntactic foam under plate impact, Carl Ernst Rousseau, Gifford Plume, Miguel Goñi, and Bhaskar Ale

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Experimental and computational investigation of the blast response of Carbon-Epoxy weathered composite materials, C. Shillings, C. Javier, J. LeBlanc, C. Tilton, L. Corvese, and A. Shukla

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Fuzzy cell genetic algorithm approach for flexible flow-line scheduling model, Arash Nasrolahi Shirazi, Meghan Steinhaus, Matthew Agostinelli, and Manbir Sodhi

Sustainability and team performance: A working model, Md Hasan Shahriar Simanto and Gretchen A. Macht

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Dynamic flow stress of fine grain material processed using equal channel angular pressing, Justin Spirdione and Hamouda Ghonem

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Role of pearlite colonies on the dynamic flow stress of low carbon steel, J. Spirdione, W. Visser, K. Maciejewski, and H. Ghonem