### Recent Submissions

• #### Structural-material-operational performance relationship for pool boiling on enhanced surfaces using deep neural network model ﻿

(Elsevier Ltd, 2022-12-01)
An accurate predictive model of the enhanced pool boiling heat transfer on various surface modifications is essential to operate the pool boiling and design the optimal surface designs. However, the existing predictive ...
• #### The effect of lower limb exoskeleton alignment on knee rehabilitation efficacy ﻿

(MDPI, 2022-07-12)
This study focuses on a musculoskeletal analysis of human lower extremity and associated muscle forces during different rehabilitative tasks and exoskeleton alignment models. By changing the size and orientation of the ...
• #### Investigating Tungsten Sulfide as a Counter Electrode Material in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells ﻿

(MDPI, 2022-08-01)
With the recent interest in renewable energy sources, dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) have received a great deal of attention as a cheaper and more sustainable alternative to silicon-based solar cells. In a DSSC, the ...
• #### Synthesis and evaluation of electrospun PCL-plasmid DNA nanofibers for post cancer treatments ﻿

(Elsevier, 2022-08-12)
Poly-?-caprolactone (PCL) incorporated with plasmid DNA was electrospun, and the resultant nanofibers were used to observe DNA release from the nanofibers. The plasmid DNA enhanced green fluorescent protein (EGFP) with ...
• #### Recycling and reusing of engineering materials: Recycling for sustainable developments ﻿

(Elsevier, 1905-07-14)
Recycling and Reusing of Engineering Materials: Recycling for Sustainable Developments covers the latest research and developments in recycling and reusing processes, including new fundamental concepts, techniques, methods ...
• #### Human-exoskeleton joint coordination assessment: A case study on the shoulder and elbow joints ﻿

(Springer, 2022-07-12)
This study is aimed at developing a methodology to assess and quantify the human limb motions and interactions with the exoskeleton in relation to alignment. Three different basic and common upper arm joint movements and ...
• #### Synthesis and properties of magnetic Fe$_3$O$_4$/PCL porous biocomposite scaffolds with different sizes and quantities of Fe$_3$O$_4$ particles ﻿

(MDPI, 2022-06-26)
In clinical practice, to treat diseases such as osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma with broad surgical ostectomy, it would be ideal to have scaffolds that not only fill up the bone void but also possess the ability to regulate ...
• #### Carbon nanomaterials-polymer composites for perovskite solar cells: preparation, properties and applications ﻿

(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2022-05-17)
Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are a rising star in the photovoltaic industry, which achieved an enormous breakthrough in terms of efficiency from an initial 3.8% in 2009 to 25.7% in 2021. The major challenge to bring ...
• #### Polymeric biomaterials for wound healing applications: a comprehensive review ﻿

(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2022-06-19)
Chronic wounds have been a global health threat over the past few decades, requiring urgent medical and research attention. The factors delaying the wound-healing process include obesity, stress, microbial infection, aging, ...
• #### Design, fabrication, and characterization of dielectric elastomer actuator enabled cuff compression device ﻿

(SPIE, 2022-04-11)
Wearable dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs) have been greatly considered for development of biomedical devices. In particular, a DEA cuff device has the capability of minimizing venous system disorders that occur in the ...
• #### Corrosion mitigation of metals and alloys via superhydrophobic coatings with plasma surface and heat treatment processes ﻿

(Elsevier Ltd, 2022-05-28)
Many industries utilize metals and alloys because of their exceptional properties, including high strength, conductivity, load-bearing capability, ductility, creep, and fatigue resistance. Among the metals and alloys, ...
• #### Assessment of task and joint-based exoskeleton designs for elbow joint rehabilitation ﻿

(American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2022-04-28)
Exoskeletons and robots have been used as a common practice to assist and automate rehabilitation exercises. Exoskeleton fitting and alignments are important factors and challenges that need to be addressed for smooth and ...
• #### Tunable thermal rectification and negative differential thermal resistance in gas-filled nanostructure with mechanically-controllable nanopillars ﻿

(Science Press, 2022-04-29)
In this study, by using the nonequilibrium molecular dynamics and the kinetic theory, we examine the tailored nanoscale thermal transport via a gas-filled nanogap structure with mechanically-controllable nanopillars in one ...
• #### Fabrication of hydrophobic PLA filaments for additive manufacturing ﻿

(Springer, 2022-04-29)
There is an ever-greater need for self-cleaning and water-repelling properties of hydrophobic materials at this time in history, mainly due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. However, the fabrication ...
• #### Impact of nanomaterials on human health: a review ﻿

(Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2022-04-23)
Nanomaterials are now widely used in various industries such as automotive, biomedical, cosmetics, defense, energy, and electronics, due to their unique properties. However, this ubiquitous presence of nanomaterials in the ...
• #### Effects of acid treatment on the recovery of outdated resin-impregnated composite fibers ﻿

(Springer Science and Business Media B.V., 2022-04-26)
Purpose The composites industry is constantly being formed by myriad forces—technologies, markets, people- all encouraging innovative ways to apply carbon, Kevlar®, and glass fiber composites to produce vital parts for a ...
• #### Discovery and prediction capabilities in metal-based nanomaterials: An overview of the application of machine learning techniques and some recent advances ﻿

(Elsevier, 2022-04-01)
The application of machine learning (ML) techniques to metal-based nanomaterials has contributed greatly to understanding the interaction of nanoparticles, properties prediction, and new materials discovery. However, the ...
• #### Improving the saline water evaporation rates using highly conductive carbonaceous materials under infrared light for improved freshwater production ﻿

(Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
Because of the growing population and scarcity of limited freshwater resources, one out of three people in the world do not have access to safe drinking water today; thus, there is an urgent need to address this global ...
• #### Impact of nanomaterials on human health: a review ﻿

(Springer, 2022-04-23)
Nanomaterials are now widely used in various industries such as automotive, biomedical, cosmetics, defense, energy, and electronics, due to their unique properties. However, this ubiquitous presence of nanomaterials in the ...
• #### Effects of acid treatment on the recovery of outdated resin-impregnated composite fibers ﻿

(Springer, 2022-04-26)
Purpose The composites industry is constantly being formed by myriad forces—technologies, markets, people- all encouraging innovative ways to apply carbon, Kevlar®, and glass fiber composites to produce vital parts for a ...