Explore a selection of works produced by faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University.

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Submissions from 2020

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Scaling of greenhouse crop production in low sunlight scenarios., Kyle A. Alvarado, Aron Mill, Joshua M. Pearce, Alexander Vocaet, and David Denkenberger

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The effects of alloying with Cu and Mn and thermal treatments on the mechanical instability of Zn-0.05Mg alloy, Morteza S. Ardakani, Ehsan Mostaed, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Stephen L. Kampe, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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The energy crises revealed by COVID: Intersections of Indigeneity, inequity, and health, Kathleen Brosemer, Chelsea Schelly, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Joshua M. Pearce, Douglas Bessette, and Laura Schmitt Olabisi

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Performance of bifacial photovoltaic modules on a dual-axis tracker in a high-latitude, high-albedo environment, Laurie Burnham, Daniel Riley, Bevan Walker, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Plastic recycling in additive manufacturing: A systematic literature review and opportunities for the circular economy, Fabio A. Cruz Sanchez, Hakim Boudaoud, Mauricio Camargo, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Mechanical properties of boehmeria nivea natural fabric reinforced epoxy matrix composite prepared by vacuum-assisted resin infusion molding, Fabio da Costa Garcia Filho, Fernanda Santos da Luz, Lucio Fabio Cassiano Nascimento, Kestur Gundappa Satyanarayana, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Sergio Neves Monteiro

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Boosting optical nonreciprocity: surface reconstruction in iron garnets, Sushree Dash, Pinaki Mukherjee, Daniel Haskel, Richard A. Rosenberg, and Miguel Levy

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New Approach to Simultaneous In Situ Measurements of the air/liquid/solid interface using PM-IRRAS, Chathura de Alwis, Timothy Leftwich, and Kahryn Perrine

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Ultrahigh-rate lithium-ion batteries with 3D fungus-structured carbon/CuC2O4·xH2O electrodes, Juntao Deng, Lei Wang, Jie Deng, Yan Fang, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

Ultrahigh-rate lithium-ion batteries with 3D fungus-structured carbon/CuC2O4·xH2O electrodes, Juntao Deng, Lei Wang, Jie Deng, Yan Fang, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Finite Difference Heat Exchanger Model: Flow Maldistribution with Thermal Coupling, David C. Denkenberger, Michael J. Brandemuehl, John Zhai, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Technical pathways for distributed recycling of polymer composites for distributed manufacturing: Windshield wiper blades, Samantha C. Dertinger, Nicole Gallup, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Marzio Grasso, Samireh Vahid, Peter J. S. Foot, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Contact angles: history of over 200 years of open questions, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, Emil Chibowski, Claudio Della Volpe, Lucyna Hołysz, Abraham Marmur, and Stefano Siboni

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Editorial, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, and Ziqi Sun

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Editorial, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, and Ziqi Sun

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Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications II, Jaroslaw Drelich, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Ehsan Mostaed, Huinan Liu, Petra Maier, Jan-Marten Seitz, and Norbert Hort

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Synthesis, properties and potential applications of hydrogenated graphene, Yuhuan Fei, Siyuan Fang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Parametric nasopharyngeal swab for sampling COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses: Open source design, SLA 3-D printing and UV curing system, Nicole Gallup, Adam Pringle, Shane Oberloier, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Highly Efficient Nickel, Iron, and Nitrogen Codoped Carbon Catalysts Derived from Industrial Waste Petroleum Coke for Electrochemical CO2Reduction, Yang Gang, Fuping Pan, Yuhuan Fei, Zichen Du, Yun Hang Hu, and Ying Li

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Electric field control of magnetic susceptibility in laminate magnetostrictive/piezoelectric composites: Phase-field simulation and theoretical model, Liwei D. Geng, Yongke Yan, Shashank Priya, and Yu U. Wang

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Zn2+-dependent suppression of vascular smooth muscle intimal hyperplasia from biodegradable zinc implants, Roger J. Guillory II, Timothy M Kolesar, Alexander A. Oliver, Jeffrey A Stuart, Martin L Bocks, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Jeremy Goldman

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Texture evolution induced by twinning and dynamic recrystallization in dilute Mg-1Sn-1Zn-1Al alloy during hot compression, Meijuan Hao, Weili Cheng, Lifei Wang, Ehsan Mostaed, Liping Bian, Hongxia Wang, and Xiaofeng Niu

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Atomic layer deposited aluminum oxide mitigates outgassing from fused filament fabrication–based 3-D printed components, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Giovanni Marin, Nupur Bihari, Craig Ekstrum, Pierce J. Mayville, Yuhuan Fei, Yun Hang Hu, Maarit Karppinen, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Towards national policy for open source hardware research: The case of Finland, I. T.S. Heikkinen, H. Savin, J. Partanen, J. Seppälä, and J. M. Pearce

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From Open Access to Open Science: The Path From Scientific Reality to Open Scientific Communication, Christian Heise and Joshua M. Pearce

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Study of styrene effect on non-radiation grafting of vinyl benzyl chloride on to polyethylene-based anion exchange membrane, Di Huang, Jiann-Yang Hwang, and Zhichao Chen

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Open-source digitally replicable lab-grade scales, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Conversion of self-contained breathing apparatus mask to open source powered air-purifying particulate respirator for fire fighter COVID-19 response, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Core-shell structured TiO2 as highly efficient visible light photocatalyst for dye degradation, Haiyang Hu, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Comment on "Dry reforming of methane by stable Ni-Mo nanocatalysts on single-crystalline MgO"., Yun Hang Hu and Eli Ruckenstein

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Electronic structure modulating for supported Rh catalysts toward CO2 methanation, Yueyue Jiang, Junyu Lang, Xuechen Wu, and Yun Hang Hu

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Polymer-derived SiOC replica of material extrusion-based 3-D printed plastics, Apoorv Kulkarni, Gian Domenico Sorarù, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Phosphorus-based metal-free Z-scheme 2D van der Waals heterostructures for visible-light photocatalytic water splitting: a first-principles study., Junyu Lang and Yun Hang Hu

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Physicochemical inspection and in vitro bioactivity behavior of bio-nanocomposite alginate hydrogels filled by magnesium fluoro-hydroxyapatite, Shadpour Mallakpour, Vajiheh Behranvand, and Fereshteh Mallakpour

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Partially reduced Ni0.8Co0.15Al0.05LiO2-δ for low-temperature SOFC cathode, Yuanjing Meng, Wei Zhang, Zili He, Chongqing Liu, Jie Gao, Muhammad Akbar, Rui Guo, Shuaitong Zhou, Yuan Ji, Xunying Wang, and Yang Yang

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Potential of distributed recycling from hybrid manufacturing of 3-D printing and injection molding of stamp sand and acrylonitrile styrene acrylate waste composite, Theresa K. Meyer, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Matthew J. Reich, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Phase field modeling of pore electromigration in anisotropic conducting polycrystals, Zachary Morgan and Yongmei Jin

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Towards revealing key factors in mechanical instability of bioabsorbable Zn-based alloys for intended vascular stenting., Ehsan Mostaed, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Morteza S. Ardakani, Ali Mostaed, Ian M Reaney, Jeremy Goldman, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Tailoring the mechanical and degradation performance of Mg-2.0Zn-0.5Ca-0.4Mn alloy through microstructure design, Ehsan Mostaed, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Lifei Wang, Ali Mostaed, Ian M. Reaney, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Atomically Dispersed Iron-Nitrogen Sites on Hierarchically Mesoporous Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Networks for CO2 Reduction, Fuping Pan, Boyang Li, Erik Sarnello, Yuhuan Fei, Yang Gang, Xianmei Xiang, Zichen Du, Peng Zhang, Guofeng Wang, Hoai T. Nguyen, Tao Li, Yun Hang Hu, Hong Cai Zhou, and Ying Li

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U.S. greenhouse gas emission bottlenecks: Prioritization of targets for climate liability, Alexis Pascaris and Joshua M. Pearce

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Distributed manufacturing of open source medical hardware for pandemics, Joshua M. Pearce

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Energy conservation with open source ad blockers, Joshua M. Pearce

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A review of open source ventilators for COVID-19 and future pandemics., Joshua M. Pearce

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RepRapable automated open source bag valve mask-based ventilator, Aliaksei Petsiuk, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Samantha C. Dertinger, Adam Pringle, Shane Oberloier, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Advanced photoactive materials for environmental and energy applications, Vicente Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Agileo Hernandez-Gordillo, and Yun Hang Hu

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Effect of dislocations, Al3(Sc,Zr) distribution and ageing temperature on θ′ precipitation in Al-Cu-(Sc)-(Zr) alloys, Baptiste Rouxel, Mahendra Ramajayam, Timothy J. Langan, Justin Lamb, Paul G. Sanders, and Thomas Dorin

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Energy policy for energy sovereignty: Can policy tools enhance energy sovereignty?, Chelsea Schelly, Douglas Bessette, Kathleen Brosemer, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Andrew Fiss, Joshua M. Pearce, and Kathleen E. Halvorsen

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The special route toward conversion of methane to methanol on a fluffy metal‐free carbon nitride photocatalyst in the presence of H2O2, Shangli Shi, Zhuxing Sun, Chenyu Bao, Tianshu Gao, and Yun Hang Hu

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Albumins inhibit the corrosion of absorbable Zn alloys at initial stages of degradation, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Ehsan Mostaed, Jeremy Goldman, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Open source high-temperature RepRap for 3-D printing heat-sterilizable PPE and other applications, Noah G. Skrzypczak, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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The occurrence of iron silicides in a fulgurite: Implications for fulgurite genesis, Christopher J. Stefano, Stephan A. Hackney, and Anthony R. Kampf

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Research on the evolution mechanism of pinned particles in welding HAZ of Mg treated shipbuilding steel, Ligen Sun, Huirong Li, Liguang Zhu, Yunsong Liu, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Spreading and adhesion forces for water droplets on methylated glass surfaces, Yujin Sun, Yatao Li, Xianshu Dong, Xiangning Bu, and Jaroslaw W. Drelich

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Ultrafast, low‐cost, and mass production of high‐quality graphene, Zhuxing Sun and Yun Hang Hu

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Cellular magnetic domains in Fe-Ga alloys, Matthew Tianen, Daniel Seguin, Yu U. Wang, and Yongmei M. Jin

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Surface-microporous graphene for CO2 adsorption, Yanqin Tian, Yan Lin, Takeshi Hagio, and Yun Hang Hu

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Demonstration of a simple encapsulation technique for prototype silicon solar cells, Brindha V.G. Mohan, Jeyanthinath Mayandi, Joshua M. Pearce, Kottaisamy Muniasamy, and Vasu Veerapandy

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Heritability of interpack aggression in a wild pedigreed population of North American grey wolves., Bridgett M vonHoldt, Alexandra L DeCandia, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Ilana Janowitz-Koch, Ruoyao Shi, Hua Zhou, Christopher A German, Kristin Brzeski, Kira A Cassidy, Daniel R Stahler, and Janet S Sinsheimer

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Thermo-photo catalytic CO2 hydrogenation over Ru/TiO2, Chunling Wang, Siyuan Fang, Songhai Xie, Ying Zheng, and Yun Hang Hu

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Highly Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Composited Food Dyes, Dafu Wang, Wei Wei, and Yun Hang Hu

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Contact Line and Adhesion Force of Droplets on Concentric Ring-Textured Hydrophobic Surfaces., Donghui Wang, Youhua Jiang, Zhanglei Zhu, Wanzhong Yin, Kaustubh Asawa, Chang-Hwan Choi, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Nano-scaled roughness effect on air bubble-hydrophilic surface adhesive strength, Donghui Wang, Zhanglei Zhu, Bin Yang, Wanzhong Yin, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Ultra-fast and ultra-long-life Li ion batteries with 3D surface-porous graphene anodes synthesized from CO2, Lei Wang, Jie Deng, Juntao Deng, Yuhuan Fei, Yan Fang, and Yun Hang Hu

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A novel technology for the production of crystal Cr2O3 with V-Cr-bearing reducing slag, Xuewen Wang, Huaguang Wang, Minge Yang, Yuqi Meng, Zibi Fu, and Mingyu Wang

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Visible light photocatalytic degradation of tetracycline over TiO2, Suqing Wu, Haiyang Hu, Yan Lin, Junliang Zhang, and Yun Hang Hu

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Improved strengthening in supersaturated Al-Sc-Zr alloy via melt-spinning and extrusion, Yang Yang, Joseph J. Licavoli, and Paul G. Sanders

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3, 3'-Diaminobenzidine with dual o-phenylenediamine groups: two in one enables visual colorimetric detection of nitric oxide., Haili Yu, Faqin Dong, Jiahui Chen, and Bowen Li

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Recovery of valuable metals from copper slag, Changda Zhang, Bin Hu, Huaguang Wang, Mingyu Wang, and Xuewen Wang

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In-situ FTIR-DRS investigation on shallow trap state of Cu-doped TiO2 photocatalyst, Lihong Zhang, Bing Han, Peifu Cheng, and Yun Hang Hu

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De-agglomeration of cathode composites for direct recycling of Li-ion batteries., Ruiting Zhan, Trevyn Payne, Timothy Leftwich, Kahryn Perrine, and Lei Pan

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Effect of nano-sized roughness on the flotation of magnesite particles and particle-bubble interactions, Zhanglei Zhu, Donghui Wang, Bin Yang, Wanzhong Yin, Morteza S. Ardakani, Jin Yao, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Water droplets and air bubbles at magnesite nano-rough surfaces: Analysis of induction time, adhesion and detachment using a dynamic microbalance, Zhanglei Zhu, Donghui Wang, Bin Yang, Wanzhong Yin, and Jaroslaw Drelich

Submissions from 2019

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Comparison of methods to measure adsorptive capacity of coal fly ash, Gerald C. Anzalone, Ivan Diaz-Loya, Rafic Y. Minkara, and Lawrence L. Sutter

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Mechanical properties of 3-D printed truss-like lattice biopolymer non-stochastic structures for sandwich panels with natural fibre composite skins, Lyes Azzouz, Yong Chen, Mauro Zarrelli, Joshua M. Pearce, Laslie Mitchell, Guogang Ren, and Marzio Grasso

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Green fab lab applications of large-area waste polymer-based additive manufacturing, Dennis Byard, Aubrey Woern, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Advances in catalytic conversion of methane and carbon dioxide to highly valuable products, Xiaojiao Cai and Yun Hang Hu

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Breakthroughs in designing commercial-level mass-loading graphene electrodes for electrochemical double-layer capacitors, Liang Chang and Yun Hang Hu

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One-step synthesis of high surface-area honeycomb graphene clusters for highly efficient capacitive deionization, Liang Chang and Yun Hang Hu

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Effect of styrene addition on chemically induced grafting of 4-vinylbenzyl chloride onto low-density polyethylene for anion exchange membrane preparation, Zhichao Chen, Di Huang, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Effect of scandium on cast iron microstructure, Mason Coy, Katherine Russell, Erin Heidelberger, Paul G. Sanders, and Timothy Langan

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Tomographic layer-by-layer analysis of epitaxial iron-silicide nanostructures by DFT-assisted STS, Matan Dascalu, Oswaldo Dieguez, Liwei D. Geng, Ranjit Pati, Yongmei M. Jin, and Ilan Goldfarb

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Spontaneous selective deposition of iron oxide nanoparticles on graphite as model catalysts, Chathura de Alwis, Timothy Leftwich, Pinaki Mukherjee, Alex Denofre, and Kahryn Perrine

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Food without sun: price and life-saving potential, David C. Denkenberger, Joshua M. Pearce, Andrew Ray Taylor, and Ryan Black

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Contact angles: From past mistakes to new developments through liquid-solid adhesion measurements, Jaroslaw Drelich

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Contact angles: history of over 200 years of open questions, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, Emil Chibowski, Claudio Della Volpe, Lucyna Holysz, and Stefano Siboni

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Editorial, Jaroslaw Drelich, Ludmila Boinovich, and Ziqi Sun

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Characterization of Biodegradable Medical Materials., Jaroslaw W Drelich

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Microstructure and properties of precipitation-hardened Zr and Zn-Zr based aluminum alloys, Oladeji Fadayomi, Paul George Sanders, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Creating and Seeing the First Pure Carbon Ring, Siyuan Fang and Yun Hang Hu

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Recent advances in green, safe, and fast production of graphene oxide via electrochemical approaches, Siyuan Fang, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Insights into the Thermo-Photo Catalytic Production of Hydrogen from Water on a Low-Cost NiOx-Loaded TiO2 Catalyst, Siyuan Fang, Zhuxing Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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Highly efficient thin zinc air batteries, Yuhuan Fei, Lei Wang, Yan Fang, Jei Deng, and Yun Hang Hu

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Hierarchical structure and the origins of coercivity in exchange-coupled Co-Pt nanochessboards, J. A. Floro, E. P. Vetter, P. Ghatwai, Liwei D. Geng, Yongmei M. Jin, and W. A. Soffa

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Interpreting electrochemical and chemical sodiation mechanisms and kinetics in tin antimony battery anodes using in situ transmission electron microscopy and computational methods, Jacob S. Gutiérrez-Kolar

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A thermo-photo hybrid process for steam reforming of methane: highly efficient visible light photocatalysis, Bing Han, Wei Wei, Meijia Li, Kai Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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On the mechanisms of stress relaxation and intensification at the lithium/solid-state electrolyte interface, Erik G. Herbert, Nancy Dudney, Marie Rochow, Violet Thole, and Stephan Hackney

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Phase role of white TiO2 precursor in its reduction to black TiO2, Haiyang Hu, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Synthesis, structures and applications of single component core-shell structured TiO2: A review, Haiyang Hu, Yan Lin, and Yun Hang Hu

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Water repellency of hierarchically structured legs of water-walking striders and fire ants, Georgia Hurchalla and Jaroslaw Drelich