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Soft Materials and Rheology Group Publications

57. J. Lobos, and S.S. Velankar, “Stabilizing polylactic acid foams by interfacially-adsorbed particles”, Polym. Eng. Sci, 2016 in press. Download

56. Lobos, J. and Velankar, S.S., “How much do nanoparticle fillers improve the strength and modulus of polymer foams”, J Cell Plast, 2016 in press. 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, 2015, 26, 324-339. 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, 2015, in press. 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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