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 2019

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Novel SW2-based 3D electrode with protecting scaffold for efficient and stable hydrogen evolution, Mengfei Yang, Zhuxing Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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Structural alteration of montmorillonite by acid activation and its effect on the decolorization of rapeseed oil, Mengna Yang, Hongjuan Sun, Tongjiang Peng, Bowen Li, and Yanyan Xie

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Precipitation hardening via chemically ordered L12 precipitates in Al-Sc-Zr Alloys - New insights using combined STEM and EDS study, Yang Yang, Amlan Mukherjee, and Paul G. Sanders

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Precipitation hardening of supersaturated Al–Sc–Zr produced via melt-spinning, Yang Yang and Paul G. Sanders

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Reverse flotation separation of hematite from quartz assisted with magnetic seeding aggregation, Wanzhong Yin, Donghui Wang, Jaroslaw Drelich, Bin Yang, Dong Li, Zhanglei Zhu, and Jin Yao

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Co(II) triggered radical reaction between SO2 and o-phenylenediamine for highly selective visual colorimetric detection of SO2 gas and its derivatives, Haili Yu, Faqin Dong, Bowen Li, and Frank S. Riehle

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Mo6S8-based single-metal-atom catalysts for direct methane to methanol conversion, Hao-Tian Zhang, Cheng Liu, Ping Liu, and Yun Hang Hu

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Urban mining: Characterization and recycling of solid wastes, Mingming Zhang and Bowen Li

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Preparation of pyrolytic carbon from waste tires for methylene blue adsorption, Yuzhe Zhang, Qian Cheng, Dandan Wang, Da Xia, Xudong Zheng, Zhongyu Li, and Jiann-Yang Hwang

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Enhanced Photocatalytic Production of H2O2 by Nafion Coatings on S,N-Codoped Graphene-Quantum-Dots-Modified TiO2, Longhui Zheng, Jingzhen Zhang, Yun Hang Hu, and Mingce Long

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Photocatalytic conversion of ethane: status and perspective, Yao Zhu, Shangli Shi, Chunling Wang, and Yun Hang Hu

Submissions from 2018

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Open-source parametric 3-D printed slot die system for thin film semiconductor processing, L. Y. Beeker, Adam Pringle, and Joshua M. Pearce

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3-D printable open source dual axis gimbal system for optoelectronic measurements, Nupur Bihari, Smruti P. Dash, Karankumar C. Dhankani, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Decarbonizing the boardroom? Aligning electric utility executive compensation with climate change incentives, Cleyton Cavallaro, Joshua M. Pearce, and Roman Sidortsov

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Highly conductive porous Na-embedded carbon nanowalls for high-performance capacitive deionization, Liang Chang and Yun Hang Hu

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3D Channel-structured graphene as efficient electrodes for capacitive deionization, Liang Chang and Yun Hang Hu

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Surface-microporous graphene for high-performance capacitive deionization under ultralow saline concentration, Liang Chang and Yun Hang Hu

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Design and Synthesis of 3D Potassium-Ion Pre-Intercalated Graphene for Supercapacitors, Liang Chang, Dario J. Stacchiola, and Yun Hang Hu

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New chemistry for new material: Highly dense mesoporous carbon electrode for supercapacitors with high areal capacitance, Liang Chang, Kai Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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MACE nano-texture process applicable for both single- and multi-crystalline diamond-wire sawn Si solar cells, Kexun Chen, Jiawei Zha, Fenqin Hu, Shuai Zou, Ville Vähänissi, Joshua M. Pearce, Hele Savin, and Xiaodong Su

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Effect of Zr additions on thermal stability of Al-Cu precipitates in as-cast and cold worked samples, Kyle Deane and Paul G. Sanders

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Expanded microchannel heat exchanger: Nondestructive evaluation, David C. Denkenberger, Michael J. Brandemuehl, Joshua M. Pearce, and John Zhai

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Design optimization of polymer heat exchanger for automated household-scale solar water pasteurizer, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Micronutrient availability in alternative foods during agricultural catastrophes, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Investigation of Al-Zn-Zr and Al-Zn-Ni alloys for high electrical conductivity and strength application, Oladeji Fadayomi, Rachel Clark, Violet Thole, Paul G. Sanders, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Recent progress in photocatalysts for overall water splitting, Siyuan Fang and Yun Hang Hu

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Economic potential for distributed manufacturing of adaptive aids for arthritis patients n the U.S., Nicole Gallup, Jennifer Bow, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Controlling 180° transverse domain wall structure, Liwei D. Geng and Yongmei M. Jin

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Computational study of nonlinear dielectric composites with field-induced antiferroelectric-ferroelectric phase transition, Liwei D. Geng, Yongmei M. Jin, Daniel Q. Tan, and Yu U. Wang

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Exchange coupling effects in Co-Pt nanochessboards, Liwei D. Geng, William A. Soffa, Jerrold A. Floro, and Yongmei M. Jin

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Coal with carbon capture and sequestration is not as land use efficient as solar photovoltaic technology for climate neutral electricity production, James Gunnar Groesbeck and Joshua M. Pearce

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Kinetic analysis and thermodynamic simulation of alkali‐silica reaction in cementitious materials, Shuaicheng Guo, Qingli Dai, Liang Chang, Yun Hang Hu, Xinfeng Xie, Ruizhe Si, and Jiaqing Wang

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Chemical compatibility of fused filament fabrication-based 3-D printed components with solutions commonly used in semiconductor wet processing, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Christoffer Kauppinen, Zhengjun Liu, Sanja M. Asikainen, Steven Spoljaric, Jukka V. Seppälä, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Reduction of CO2 with H2S in a simulated deep-sea hydrothermal vent system, Runtian He, Baoyun Hu, Heng Zhong, Fangming Jin, Junjie Fan, Yun Hang Hu, and Zhenzi Jing

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Approaches to open source 3-D printable probe positioners and micromanipulators for probe stations, Iiro Hietanen, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Energy science and engineering: Looking ahead, Yun Hang Hu

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Dye-Sensitized Materials, Yun Hang Hu and Wei Wei

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Spontaneous spreading of a droplet: The role of solid continuity and advancing contact angle, Youhua Jiang, Yujin Sun, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Chang-Hwan Choi

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Photocatalytic conversion of CO2 over C3N4-based catalysts, Binbin Jin, Guodong Yao, Fangming Jin, and Yun Hang Hu

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The suitability of Zn–1.3% Fe alloy as a biodegradable implant material, Alon Kafri, Shira Ovadia, Jeremy Goldman, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Eli Aghion

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Lorentz Transmission Electron Microscopy Image Simulations of Experimental Nano-Chessboard Observations in Co-Pt Alloys, Isha Kashyap, Yongmei M. Jin, Eric P. Vetter, Jerrold A. Floro, and Marc De Graef

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Self-sufficiency of 3-D printers: utilizing stand-alone solar photovoltaic power systems, Khalid Yousuf Khan, Lucia Gauchia, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Economic impact of substituting solar photovoltaic electric production for tobacco farming, Ram Krishnan and Joshua M. Pearce

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Chemical synthesis and characterization of nano alumina, nano composite of carbon–alumina and their comparative studies, Saravanan Vanal Krishnan, Sivakumar Palanivelu, Muthu Manickam Muthukaruppan Ambalam, Ragavenfran Vekatesan, Muthukumar Arivalagan, Joshua M. Pearce, and Jeyanthinath Mayandi

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Anisotropic mechanical property variance between ASTM D638-14 type i and type iv fused filament fabricated specimens, John Laureto and Joshua M. Pearce

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Advanced materials and processes for energy conversion, storage, and utilization, Qian Li and Yun Hang Hu

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Porous graphene doped with Fe/N/S and incorporating Fe3O4 nanoparticles for efficient oxygen reduction, Yi Li, Yazhou Zhou, Chengzhou Zhu, Yun Hang Hu, Shuai Gao, Qinqin Liu, and et. al.

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Fe-B alloy coupled with Fe clusters as an efficient cocatalyst for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution, Yuexiang Li, Hui Li, Yafei Li, Shaoqin Peng, and Yun Hang Hu

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Economic advantages of dry-etched black silicon in passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) photovoltaic manufacturing, Chiara Modanese, Hannu S. Laine, Toni P. Pasanen, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Zinc-based alloys for degradable vascular stent applications, Ehsan Mostaed, Malgorzata Urszula Sikora-Jasinska, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, and Maurizio Vedani

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Properties of Al-doped zinc oxide and In-doped zinc oxide bilayer transparent conducting oxides for solar cell applications, Marikkannan Murugesan, Dinesh Arjunraj, J Mayandi, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Applications of open source GMAW-based metal 3-D printing, Yuenyong Nilsiam, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Belt-driven open source circuit mill using low-cost 3-D printer components, Shane W. Oberloier and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source low-cost power monitoring system, Shane W. Oberloier and Joshua M. Pearce

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Prospects of applying 3-D printing to economics of remote communities: Reindeer herder case, Svetlana V. Obydenkova, Nicholas C. Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Prospects of applying 3-D printing to economics of remote communities: Reindeer herder case, Svetlana V. Obydenkova, Nicholas C. Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Ensuring technical competency for management of research-focused organizations, Joshua M. Pearce

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Expanding the Consumer Bill of Rights for material ingredients, Joshua M. Pearce

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How to perform a literature review with free and open source software, Joshua M. Pearce

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Sponsored libre research agreements to create free and open source software and hardware, Joshua M. Pearce

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A national pragmatic safety limit for nuclear weapon quantities, Joshua M. Pearce and David C. Denkenberger

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Composition dependent thermal stability and evolution of solute clusters in Al-Mg-Si analyzed using atom probe tomography, Alex Poznak, R. K.W. Marceau, and Paul George Sanders

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The natural aging effect on hardenability in Al-Mg-Si: A complex interaction between composition and heat treatment parameters, Alex Poznak, Violet Thole, and Paul G. Sanders

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Wood furniture waste–based recycled 3-D printing filament, Adam Pringle, Mark Rudnicki, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Development of a resilient 3-D printer for humanitarian crisis response, Benjamin L. Savonen, Tobias Mahan, Maxwell W. Curtis, Jared W. Schreier, John K. Greshonen, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Synthesis, stabilization and applications of 2-dimensional 1T metallic MoS2, Shangli Shi, Zhuxing Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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Synthesis, stabilization and applications of 2-dimensional 1T metallic MoS2, Shangli Shi, Zhuxing Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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The most stable state of a droplet on anisotropic patterns: support for a missing link, Yuhin Sun, Youhua Jiang, Chang-Hwan Choi, Guangyuan Xie, Qingxia Liu, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Micromorphology analysis of sputtered indium tin oxide fabricated with variable ambient combinations, Ştefan Ţălu, Slawomir Kulesza, Miroslaw Bramowicz, Adam Pringle, Joshua M. Pearce, Marikkannan Murugesan, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, and J. Mayandi

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Effects of silver catalyst concentration in metal assisted chemical etching of silicon, Ragavendran Venkatesan, Muthu Kumar Arivalagan, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, Joshua M. Pearce, and Jeyanthinath Mayandi

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Optimal design of thin-film plasmonic solar cells using differential evolution optimization algorithms, Ankit Vora, Satyadhar Joshi, Arun Matai, Joshua M. Pearce, and Durdo O. Guney

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Recent progress in visible light photocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide, Chunling Wang, Zhuxing Sun, Ying Zheng, and Yun Hang Hu

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Improved model and experimental validation of deformation in fused filament fabrication of polylactic acid, Bas Wijnen, Paul George Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Fused particle fabrication 3-D printing: Recycled materials’ optimization and mechanical properties, Aubrey Woern, Dennis Byard, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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RepRapable Recyclebot: Open source 3-D printable extruder for converting plastic to 3-D printing filament, Aubrey Woern, Joseph McCaslin, Adam Pringle, and Joshua M. Pearce

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3-D printable polymer pelletizer chopper for fused granular fabrication-based additive manufacturing, Aubrey Woern and Joshua M. Pearce

Colossal tunability in high frequency magnetoelectric voltage tunable inductors, Yongke Yan, Liwei D. Geng, Yaohua Tan, Jianhua Ma, Lujie Zhang, Yu U. Wang, and et. al.

Submissions from 2017

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Agrivoltaic potential on grape farms in India, Chandrasekaran Abinaya, J. Mayandi, Julia Osborne, Megan C. Frost, Craig Ekstrum, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Synthetic method dependent physicochemical properties and electrochemical performance of Ni-doped ZnO, Chandrasekaran Abinaya, Thibeorchews Prasankumar, Sujin P. Jose, Kandasamy Anitha, Craig Ekstrum, Joshua M. Pearce, and Jeyanthinath Mayandi

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Inhibition of growth of S. epidermidis by hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanoplates, C. Abinaya, J. Mayandi, Julia Osborne, Megan C. Frost, Craig Ekstrum, and Joshua M. Pearce

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General design procedures for airport-based solar photovoltaic systems, Anurag Anurag, Jiemin Zhang, Jephias Gwamuri, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Effect of PLLA coating on corrosion and biocompatibility of zinc in vascular environment, Avishan Arab Shomali, Roger J. Guillory II, Daniel Seguin, Jeremy Goldman, and Jaroslaw W. Drelich

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Evaluation of wrought Zn–Al alloys (1, 3, and 5 wt % Al) through mechanical and in vivo testing for stent applications, Patrick Bowen, Jan-Marten Seitz, Roger J. Guillory II, Jacob P. Braykovich, Shan Zhao, Jeremy Goldman, and Jaroslaw W Drelich

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Open-source automated mapping four-point probe, Handy Chandra, Spencer W. Allen, Shane W. Oberloier, Nupur Bihari, Jephias Gwamuri, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Direct conversion of CO2 to meso/macro-porous frameworks of surface-microporous graphene for efficient asymmetrical supercapacitors, Liang Chang, Dario J. Stacchiola, and Yun Hang Hu

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An Ideal Electrode Material, 3D Surface-Microporous Graphene for Supercapacitors with Ultrahigh Areal Capacitance, Liang Chang, Dario J. Stacchiola, and Yun Hang Hu

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Excellent performance of highly conductive porous Na-embedded carbon nanowalls for electric double-layer capacitors with a wide operating temperature range, Liang Chang, Wei Wei, Kai Sun, and Yun Hang Hu

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Precipitate Evolution and Strengthening in Supersaturated Rapidly Solidified Al-Sc-Zr Alloys, Kyle Deane, S. L. Kampe, Douglas Swenson, and P. Sanders

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Feeding everyone if the sun is obscured and industry is disabled, David C. Denkenberger, D. Dorothea Cole, Mohamed Abdelkhaliq, Michael Griswold, Allen B. Hundley, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Cost-effectiveness of interventions for alternate food in the United States to address agricultural catastrophes, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Novel durable antimicrobial ceramic with embedded copper sub-microparticles for a steady-state release of copper ions, Adam J. Drelich, Jessie Miller, Robert Donofrio, and Jaroslaw Drelich

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Magnetic vortex racetrack memory, Liwei D. Geng and Yongmei M. Jin

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Open source 3D printers: an appropriate technology for building low cost optics labs for the developing communities, Jephias Gwamuri and Joshua M. Pearce

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Ambiance-dependent agglomeration and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy response of self-assembled silver nanoparticles for plasmonic photovoltaic devices, Jephias Gwamuri, Ragavendran Venkatesan, Mehdi Sadatgol, Jeyanthinath Mayandi, Durdo O. Guney, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Investigation on H-containing shallow trap of hydrogenated TiO2 with in situ Fourier transform infrared diffuse reflection spectroscopy, Bing Han and Yun Hang Hu

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Hypoeutectic aluminum–silicon alloy development for GMAW-based 3-D printing using wedge castings, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Novel high-strength, low-alloys Zn-Mg (< 0.1 wt% Mg) and their arterial biodegradation, Hualan Jin, Shan Zhao, Roger J. Guillory II, Patrick Bowen, Zhiyong Yin, Adam Griebel, Jeremy Schaffer, Elisha J. Early, Jeremy Goldman, and Jaroslaw W. Drelich

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Technical solar photovoltaic potential of scaled parking lot canopies: A case study of walmart U.S.A., Ram Krishnan, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Thermal properties of 3-D printed polylactic acid-metal composites, John Laureto, Julie Tomasi, Julia A. King, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source multi-Head 3D printer for polymer-metal composite component manufacturing, J. Laureto and Joshua M. Pearce