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    • 100163 - Materials Strategic Growth Area Research Workshop 

      Unknown author (VT Continuing and Professional Education, 2016)
      The Economical and Sustainable Materials Strategic Growth Area (Materials SGA) is committed to the development of cross-disciplinary teams that will tackle critical scientific materials challenges related to our pillars ...
    • 3D Bioprinted Human Skeletal Muscle Constructs for Muscle Function Restoration 

      Kim, Ji Hyun; Seol, Young-Joon; Ko, In Kap; Kang, Hyun-Wook; Lee, Young Koo; Yoo, James J.; Atala, Anthony; Lee, Sang Jin (Springer Nature, 2018-08-17)
      A bioengineered skeletal muscle tissue as an alternative for autologous tissue flaps, which mimics the structural and functional characteristics of the native tissue, is needed for reconstructive surgery. Rapid progress ...
    • Additive manufacturing of complex micro-architected graphene aerogels 

      Hensleigh, Ryan M.; Cui, Huachen; Oakdale, James S.; Ye, Jianchao C.; Campbell, Patrick G.; Duoss, Eric B.; Spadaccini, Christopher M.; Zheng, Xiaoyu; Worsley, Marcus A. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-08-13)
      3D graphene foams exhibit immense degradation of mechanical properties. Micro-architecture can alleviate this problem, but no current technique meets the manufacturing requirements. Herein we developed a light-based 3D ...
    • Amphiphilic hydroxyalkyl cellulose derivatives for amorphous solid dispersion prepared by olefin cross-metathesis 

      Dong, Yifan; Mosquera-Giraldo, Laura I.; Troutman, Jacob; Skogstad, Brittny; Taylor, Lynne S.; Edgar, Kevin J. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-07-07)
      Olefin cross-metathesis (CM) has enabled design and synthesis of diverse, amphiphilic cellulose ether derivatives (e.g. of ethyl and methyl cellulose). In this paper, hydroxyalkyl cellulose was selected as a hydrophilic ...
    • An Update on Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition 

      Hanigan, Mark D.; White, Robin R.; Arriola Apelo, Sebastian I.; Aguilar, Michelle; Castro, Juan; Estes, Kari; Myers, Adelyn; Feng, Xin (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      Summary - AA are very, very important! - Representation of effects is complicated - Multiple AA - Energy - Hormones - Integrated response - Nyet on the barrel with broken staves - Can’t be done by guess and by golly - ...
    • Boosting the Power-Generation Performance of Micro-Sized Al-H2O2 Fuel Cells by Using Silver Nanowires as the Cathode 

      Zhang, Heng; Yang, Yang; Liu, Tianyu; Chang, Honglong (MDPI, 2018-09-03)
      Micro-sized fuel cells represent one of the pollution-free devices available to power portable electronics. However, the insufficient power output limits the possibility of micro-sized fuel cells competing with other power ...
    • Broadband/Wideband Magnetoelectric Response 

      Park, Chee-Sung; Priya, Shashank (Hindawi, 2012-04-08)
      A broadband/wideband magnetoelectric (ME) composite offers new opportunities for sensing wide ranges of both DC and AC magnetic fields. The broadband/wideband behavior is characterized by flat ME response over a given AC ...
    • Characterization of Particle Emissions and Fate of Nanomaterials During Incineration 

      Vejerano, Eric P.; Leon, Elena C.; Holder, Amara L.; Marr, Linsey C. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-01-24)
      As the use of nanotechnology in consumer products continues to grow, it is inevitable that some nanomaterials will end up in the waste stream and will be incinerated. Through laboratory-scale incineration of paper and ...
    • Choosing the Right Liquid Feed for Your Calves 

      Yohe, Taylor (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      The primary messages of this presentation are that there are any good options for liquid diets to feed calves. One should stay away from unpasteurized waste milk! Pasteurized waste milk is a decent option, and it is, at ...
    • Combinatory Finite Element and Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Performance of Thermoelectric Generator 

      Kishore, Ravi Anant; Mahajan, Roop L.; Priya, Shashank (MDPI, 2018-08-24)
      Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) are rapidly becoming the mainstream technology for converting thermal energy into electrical energy. The rise in the continuous deployment of TEGs is related to advancements in materials, ...
    • Controlling Morphological Parameters of Anodized Titania Nanotubes for Optimized Solar Energy Applications 

      Haring, Andrew; Morris, Amanda; Hu, Michael (MDPI, 2012-10-19)
      Anodized TiO2 nanotubes have received much attention for their use in solar energy applications including water oxidation cells and hybrid solar cells [dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) and bulk heterojuntion solar cells ...
    • Cooperative electrochemical water oxidation by Zr nodes and Ni–porphyrin linkers of a PCN-224 MOF thin film 

      Usov, Pavel M.; Ahrenholtz, Spencer R.; Maza, William A.; Stratakes, Bethany; Epley, Charity C.; Kessinger, Matthew C.; Zhu, Jie; Morris, Amanda (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-10-06)
      Here, we demonstrate a new strategy for cooperative catalysis and proton abstraction via the incorporation of independent species competent in the desired reactivity into a metal–organic framework (MOF) thin film. The ...
    • Cytotoxicity and Cellular Uptake of Cellulose Nanocrystals 

      Dong, Shuping; Hirani, Anjali A.; Colacino, Katelyn R.; Lee, Yong Woo; Roman, Maren (2012-09-21)
      There is growing evidence that filamentous nanoparticles offer advantages over spherical ones in drug delivery applications. The purpose of this study was to assess the potential of rod-like, plant-derived cellulose ...
    • Dairy Science Research at Virginia Tech 

      Ferreira, Gonzalo (Virginia Tech. Department of Dairy Science, 2017-02-16)
      VT Dairy Complex - Research Summary: • 3 intensive metabolic trials - 4 feeding trials - 2 in vitro digestibility trials - 3 rumen development trials - 2 animal behavior and welfare trials - 2 antibiotic resistance trials ...
    • Dual-phase self-biased magnetoelectric energy harvester 

      Zhou, Y.; Apo, D. J.; Priya, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2013-11-01)
      We report a magnetoelectric energy harvester structure that can simultaneously scavenge magnetic and vibration energy in the absence of DC magnetic field. The structure consisted of a piezoelectric macro-fiber composite ...
    • Efficiency Enhancement of Perovskite Solar Cells with Plasmonic Nanoparticles: A Simulation Study 

      Hajjiah, Ali; Kandas, Ishac; Shehata, Nader (MDPI, 2018-09-05)
      Recently, hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites have been extensively studied due to their promising optical properties with relatively low-cost and simple processing. However, the perovskite solar cells have some low optical ...
    • Efficient Direct-Drive Small-Scale Low-Speed Wind Turbine 

      Kishore, Ravi Anant; Marin, Anthony; Priya, Shashank (De Gruyter, 2014)
      There is growing need for the green, reliable, and cost-effective power solution for the expanding wireless microelectronic devices. In many scenarios, these needs can be met through a small-scale wind energy portable ...
    • Energy band alignment of atomic layer deposited HfO2 on epitaxial (110)Ge grown by molecular beam epitaxy 

      Hudait, Mantu K.; Zhu, Y.; Maurya, Deepam; Priya, Shashank (AIP Publishing, 2013-03-01)
      The band alignment properties of atomic layer HfO2 film deposited on epitaxial (110)Ge, grown by molecular beam epitaxy, was investigated using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The cross-sectional transmission electron ...
    • Energy Efficiency Analysis: Biomass-to-Wheel Efficiency Related with Biofuels Production, Fuel Distribution, and Powertrain Systems 

      Huang, Wei-Dong; Zhang, Y-H Percival (PLOS, 2011-07-13)
      Background Energy efficiency analysis for different biomass-utilization scenarios would help make more informed decisions for developing future biomass-based transportation systems. Diverse biofuels produced from biomass ...
    • Environmental science and engineering applications of nanocellulose-based nanocomposites 

      Wei, Haoran; Rodriguez, Katia; Renneckar, Scott; Vikesland, Peter J. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-06-26)
      Compared with cellulose, the primary component of the paper we use every day, nanocellulose has a much smaller diameter (typically <10 nm) that renders it many unique properties. Amongst many others, these properties include ...