Academic Publications and Presentations for Frank Fisher
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BOOK CHAPTERS (to top)

3. J. Ding, V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2012). “Vibration Energy Harvesting and its Application for Nano- and Microrobotics”, in Micro/Nano-robotics for Biomedical Applications, Y. Guo (Editor), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.

2. F.T. Fisher and L.C. Brinson (2006). “Nanomechanics of Nanoreinforced Polymers”, Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, M. Reith and W. Schommers (Eds.), American Scientific Publishing.

1. F.T. Fisher, D.A. Dikin, X. Chen, and R.S. Ruoff (2005). "Nanomanipulator Measurements of the Mechanics of Nanostructures and Nanocomposites", Applied Physics of Nanotubes: Fundamentals of Theory, Optics and Transport Devices, Slava V Rotkin and Shekhar Subramoney (Eds.), Springer Series in Nanoscience and Technology.


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES (to top)

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32. J. Ding, K. Du, I. Wathuthanthri, C.H. Choi, F.T. Fisher, and E.H. Yang (2014). 'Transfer Patterning of Large-Area Graphene Nanomesh via Holographic Lithography and Plasma Etching, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 6 (32), 2166. (PDF)

31. M. Nie, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2014). 'Interfacial load transfer in polymer/carbon nanotube nanocomposites with a Nanohybrid Shish Kebab modification', ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 14886-14893. (PDF)

30. K. Kumar, Y.S. Kim, X. Lin, J. Ding, F. T. Fisher, and E.H. Yang (2013). 'Chemical vapor deposition of carbon nanotubes on monolayer graphene substrates: reduced etching via suppressed catalytic hydrogenation using C2H4', Chemistry of Materials, 25, 3874-3879. (PDF)

29. K. Shepard, M. Ocampo, M. Chung, J. Li, H. Gevgilili, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2012). ‘Viscoelasticity of poly(ether imide) incorporated with multi-walled carbon nanotubes’, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 50, 1504. (PDF)

28. S.F. Bartolucci, G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, E. Troiano, and D.M. Kalyon (2012). 'Unusual fracture surface morphology of fatigued carbon nanofiber/poly(ether ether ketone) composites', Carbon, 50, 2347. (PDF)

27. Y.S. Kim, K. Kumar, F. T. Fisher, and E.H. Yang (2012). 'Out-of-plane growth of CNTs on graphene for supercapacitor applications', Nanotechnology, 23, 015301. (PDF)

26. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2011). “Nanocomposites of nylon-11 and carbon nanostructures: Development of microstructure and ultimate properties following solution processing”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part B Polymer Physics, 49, 1311. (PDF)

25 K. Kumar, O. Sul, S. Strauf, D.S. Choi, F.T. Fisher, M.G. Prasad, and E.H. Yang (2011). ‘A study on carbon nanotube local oxidation lithography using an atomic force microscope’, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 10 (4), 849-854. (PDF)

24. V. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2011). ‘Vibration energy harvesting for aerospace applications’, Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, 63 (1), 1-10.

23. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2011). ‘Towards an autonomous self-tuning vibration energy harvesting device for wireless sensor network applications’, Smart Materials and Structures, 20, 025004. (PDF)

22. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, S.C. Jana, and F.T. Fisher (2010). ‘Editorial: Polymer nanocomposite processing, characterization, and applications’, Journal of Nanomaterials, 5, 325807 (PDF)

21. S.H. Modi, S. Bartolucci, H. Gevgilili, K. Dikovics, G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2010). ‘Nanocomposites of poly(ether ether ketone) with carbon nanofibers: Effects of dispersion and thermo-oxidative degradation on development of linear viscoelasticity and  crystallinity’, Polymer, 51, 5236-5244. (PDF)

20. V. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Coupled piezoelectric-electromagnetic energy harvesting technique for increased power output through damping matching", Smart Materials and Structures, 18, 095029. (PDF)

19. G. Mago, D.M. Kaylon, and F.T. Fisher (2009). “Hybrid carbon nanofiber-PBT nanostructures produced via crystallization-induced functionalization”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 114, 1312-1319. (PDF)

18. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2009). “Deformation induced crystallization and associated morphology development of carbon nanotube - PVDF nanocomposites”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9, 3330-3340. (link here)

17. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon (2008). “Effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes on the shear-induced crystallization behavior of poly(butylene terephthalate)”, Macromolecules, 41, 8103. (PDF)

16. T. Ramanathan, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, and L.C. Brinson (2008). “Apparent enhanced solubility of single-wall carbon nanotubes in a deuterated acid mixture”, Research Letters in Nanotechnology, 1, 296928. (PDF)

15. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Membranes of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes via immersion precipitation”, Journal of Nanomaterials (special issue on Nanomechanics and Nanostructured Multifunctional Materials), 3, 759825. (PDF here)

14. V. Challa, Y. Shi, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “A vibration energy harvesting device with bi-directional resonance frequency tunability”, Smart Materials and Structures, 17, 015035. (PDF here)

13. A. Eitan, F.T. Fisher, R. Andrews, L.C. Brinson, and L.S. Schadler (2006). "Reinforcement mechanisms in MWCNT-filled polycarbonate”, Composites Science and Technology, 66, 1159-1170. (PDF here)

12. T. Ramanathan, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, and L.C. Brinson (2005). “Amino-functionalized carbon nanotubes for binding to polymers and biological systems”, Chemistry of Materials, 17, 1290-1295. (PDF here)

11. S. Lu, D. A. Dikin, S. Zhang, F. T. Fisher, J. Lee, and R. S. Ruoff (2004). "Realization of nanoscale resolution with a micromachined thermally actuated testing stage", Review of Scientific Instruments, 75 (6), 2154-2162. (PDF here)

10. W. Ding, A. Eitan, X. Chen, D.A. Dikin, F.T. Fisher, R. Andrews, L.C. Brinson, L.S. Schadler, and R.S. Ruoff (2003). "Direct observation of polymer sheathing in carbon nanotube-polycarbonate composites", Nano Letters, 3(11), 1593-1597. (PDF here)

9. C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, F.T. Fisher, R.S. Ruoff, and V.M. Castano (2003). "Improvement of thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes composites through chemical functionalization", Chemistry of Materials, 15, 4470-4475. (PDF here)

8. R.D. Piner, T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, Y. Qiao, and R.S. Ruoff (2003). "Atomic force microsopy study of clay nanoplatelets and their impurities", Langmuir, 19 (19), 7995-8001. (PDF file)

7. F. T. Fisher, A. Eitan, R, Andrews, L.C. Brinson, and L. S. Schadler (2004). "Spectral response and effective viscoelastic properties of MWNT-reinforced polycarbonate ", Advanced Composites Letters, 13 (2), 105-111. (PDF here)

6. T.T. Xu, F.T. Fisher, L.C. Brinson, and R.S. Ruoff (2003). "Bone-shaped nanomaterials for nanocomposite applications", Nano Letters, 3(8), 1135-1139. (PDF file)

5. C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, F. Fisher, R. Ruoff, and V.M. Castano (2003). "Dynamical-mechanical and thermal analysis of carbon nanotube-methyl-ethyl methaccrylate nanocomposites", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 36, 1423-1428. (PDF file)

4. F. T. Fisher, R. D. Bradshaw, and L. C. Brinson (2003). "Fiber waviness in nanotube-reinforced polymer composites: I. Modulus predictions using effective nanotube properties", Composites Science and Technology, 63 (11), 1689-1703. (PDF file)

3. R. D. Bradshaw, F. T. Fisher, and L. C. Brinson (2003). "Fiber waviness in nanotube-reinforced polymer composites: II. Modelling via numerical approximation of the dilute strain concentration tensor", Composites Science and Technology, 63 (11), 1705-1722. (PDF file)

2. Fisher, F. T., R. D. Bradshaw, L. C. Brinson (2002). "Effects of nanotube waviness on the modulus of nanotube-reinforced polymers". Applied Physics Letters, 80(24), 4647-4649. (PDF file)

1. Fisher, FT and LC Brinson (2001). "Viscoelastic Interphases in Polymer Matrix Composites: Theoretical Models and Finite Element Analysis", Composites Science and Technology, 61, 731-748. (PDF file)

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (* peer-reviewed) (to top)

*24. V. Challa and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Design Considerations for MEMS Scale Vibration Energy Harvesting," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL. (under review)

*23. V. Challa and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Towards a Self-Tunable Wide Frequency Bandwidth Vibration Energy Harvesting Device," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL. (under review)

*22. K. Kumar, Y.T. Tsai, O. Sul, D.S. Choi, F.T. Fisher, M.G. Prasad, S. Strauf, and E.H. Yang (2009). "Nanoscale Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Lithography using an Atomic Force Microscope," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL. (under review)

21. F.T. Fisher, E.H. Yang, Y. Shi, Z. Zhu, and H. Du (2009). "Nanoscale Manipulation and Characterization using a Nanomanipulator within a Scanning Electron Microscope," Proceedings of 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, June 22-25, Honolulu, Hawaii.

20. E.H Yang, S. Strauf, F. Fisher, D. S. Choi (2009). Invited. "Carbon-based Nano Devices for Sensors, Actuators and Electronics,” Invited Paper, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Micro and Nanotechnologies for Defense and Security, Proceeding of SPIE, April 13-17, Orlando, FL [also covered in SPIE Highlight In the News, April 8 2009]

*19. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon (2008). “Crystallization and morphology of carbon nanofiber-Nylon-11 nanocomposites”, American Chemical Society Fall Meeting & Exposition, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

*18. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon (2008). “Effect of nanoparticles on microstructure and crystallization behavior of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF nanocomposites membranes prepared using immersion precipitation technique”, American Chemical Society Fall Meeting & Exposition, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

17. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “High efficiency energy harvesting device with magnetic coupling for resonance frequency tuning”, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, March 9-13, San Diego, CA

16. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Evaluation of coupled piezoelectric and electromagnetic technique for vibration energy harvesting”, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, March 9-13, San Diego, CA

15. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). Invited. “A High Efficiency Multi-beam Array Tunable Energy Harvesting Device for Powering Wireless Sensors”, IEEE 17TH International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), February 24-27, Santa Fe, New Mexico

*14. G. Mago, C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2007), “Effect of Functionalization on the Crystallization Behavior of MWNT-PBT Nanocomposites”, Proceedings of the 2007 MRS Fall Meeting, November 26-30, Boston, MA. (PDF file)

13. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher (2007). “Resonant frequency tunable vibration energy harvesting device”, The 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 11-13, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

*12. G. Mago, J. A. Dutreuil, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon (2007). “Structural formation in poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites during uniaxial deformation”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

*11. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher (2007). “A wide frequency range tunable vibration energy harvesting device using magnetically induced stiffness”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

*10. F.T. Fisher, H. Hadim, S. Esche, R. Ubell, and C. Chassapis (2007). “Feasibility of a fully online undergraduate mechanical engineering degree for non-traditional learners”, 2007 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 24-27, Honolulu, HI.

*9. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kaylon (2007). “Nanoparticle-enhanced shear-induced crystallization of semicrystalline polymer nanocomposites”, 2007 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials (McMAT2007), June 3-7, Austin, TX.

*8. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2006). “Effect of shearing on the crystallization behavior of poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 5-10, Chicago, IL. (PDF file)

*7. FT Fisher and C Chassapis (2006). “Guided CAE software learning modules for the undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum”, 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 18-21, Chicago, IL.

*6. F.T. Fisher, K.C. Lee, and L.C. Brinson (2005). “Elastic and Viscoelastic Properties of Non-bulk Polymer Interphases in Nanotube-reinforced Polymers”, SEM 2005 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 7-9, Portland, OR. (PDF file)

5. W Ding, FT Fisher, X Chen, DA Dikin, and RS Ruoff (2004). “Nanotube-polymer Composite Characterization via Nanomanipulation Experiments”, 11th US-Japan Cnference on Composite Materials, September 9-11, Yamagata, Japan.

*4. F.T. Fisher and L.C. Brinson (2003). "Macroscale experimental evidence of a reduced-mobility non-bulk polymer phase in nanotube-reinforced polymers". 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference Proceedings, April 7-10, Norfolk, VA. (PDF file)

3. F.T. Fisher and L.C. Brinson (2002). "Viscoelasticity and Physical Aging of Carbon Nanotube-reinforced Polymers". Society of Experimental Mechanical Annual Conference Proceedings (short paper, PDF).

*2. Fisher, FT, and PL Peterson (2001). "A Tool to Measure Adaptive Expertise in Biomedical Engineering Students" Multimedia Division(Session 2793) Proceedings for the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference, June 24-27, Albuquerque, NM. (PDF file)

1. Troy, J., Reiser, B., Kanter, D., Kim, J. and F Fisher (2000). "From cells to systems: A learning module for bioengineering neural systems physiology". Annals of Biomedical Engineering 28 S-106 Abstract T10.4.

 

CONFERENCE AND TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS (to top)

48. S.F. Bartolucci, G. Mago, H. Gevgilili, S. Vural, K. Dikovics, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Investigation of the Properties of PEEK-Nanotube Composites Prepared by Solution Methods", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

47. V. Challa and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Design Considerations for MEMS Scale Vibration Energy Harvesting," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

46. V. Challa and F.T. Fisher (2009). "Towards a Self-Tunable Wide Frequency Bandwidth Vibration Energy Harvesting Device," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

45. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Controllable nanocomposite interface microstructure via polymer crystallization-induced wrapping of carbon nanotubes”, Proceedings of the 2008 MRS Fall Meeting, December 1-5, Boston, MA.

44. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Characterization of crystal morphology and microstructure in semicrystalline polymer nanocomposites”, Society of Plastics Engineers EPS Division Topical Conference (TopCon), October 13-14, Wilmington, DE..

43. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Polymer crystallization induced wrapping of carbon nanofibers”, 2008 Virtual Conference on Nanoscale Science and Technology (VC-NST), July 23-28, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

42. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Crystallization and morphology of carbon nanotube-Nylon-11 nanocomposites”, 236th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

41. G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Effect of nanoparticles on microstructure and crystallization behavior of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and PVDF nanocomposites membranes prepared using immersion precipitation technique”, 236th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, August 17-21, Philadelphia, PA.

40. S.F. Bartolucci, G. Mago, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube-PEEK Composites”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), October 31-November 6, Boston, MA.

39. G. Mago, R. Oelkers, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “Microstructure and crystallization behavior of Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) nanocomposites prepared using coprecipitation technique”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), October 31-November 6, Boston, MA.

38. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). Invited. “A High Efficiency Multi-beam Array Tunable Energy Harvesting Device for Powering Wireless Sensors”, IEEE 17TH International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), February 24-27, Santa Fe, New Mexico

37. G. Mago, C. Velasco-Santos, A.L. Martinez-Hernandez, D.M. Kalyon, and F.T. Fisher (2007), “Effect of Functionalization on the Crystallization Behavior of MWNT-PBT Nanocomposites”, Proceedings of the 2007 MRS Fall Meeting, November 26-30, Boston, MA.

36. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2007). “Effect of shearing on crystallization behavior and morphology of PVDF nanocomposites”, 2007 Virtual Conference on Nanoscale Science and Technology (VC-NST), October 21-25, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

35. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2007). “Nanoparticle-enhanced processing-induced crystallization of PVDF and PVDF nanocomposites”, 44th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 21-24, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

34. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher (2007). “Resonant frequency tunable vibration energy harvesting device”, The 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 11-13, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

33. G. Mago, J. A. Dutreuil, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2007). “Structural formation in poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites during uniaxial deformation”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

32. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, Y. Shi, and F.T. Fisher (2007). “A wide frequency range tunable vibration energy harvesting device using magnetically induced stiffness”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 11-15, Seattle, WA.

31. F.T. Fisher, H. Hadim, S. Esche, R. Ubell, and C. Chassapis (2007). “Feasibility of a fully online undergraduate mechanical engineering degree for non-traditional learners”, 2007 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 24-27, Honolulu, HI.

30. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2007). “Nanoparticle-enhanced shear-induced crystallization of semicrystalline polymer nanocomposites”, 2007 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials (McMAT2007), June 3-7, Austin, TX.

29. G. Mago, F.T. Fisher, and D.M. Kalyon (2006). “Effect of shearing on the crystallization behavior of poly(butylene terephthalate) and PBT nanocomposites”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 5-10, Chicago, IL.

28. FT Fisher and C Chassapis (2006). “Guided CAE software learning modules for the undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum”, 2006 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 18-21, Chicago, IL.

27. FT Fisher and KC Lee (2005). “Micromechanics modeling of the frequency-domain behavior of nanotube-reinforced polymers: Interphase effects”, 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE), November 5-11, Orlando, FL.

26. FT Fisher, KC Lee, and LC Brinson (2005). “Elastic and Viscoelastic Properties of Non-bulk Polymer Interphases in Nanotube-reinforced Polymers”, 2005 Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference, June 7-9, Portland, OR.

25. KC Lee and FT Fisher (2005). “Micromechanics modeling of nanotube-reinforced polymers”, 2005 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials (McMAT2005), June 1-3, Baton Rouge, LA.

24. W Ding, FT Fisher, X Chen, DA Dikin, and RS Ruoff (2004). “Nanotube-polymer Composite Characterization via Nanomanipulation Experiments”, 11th US-Japan Cnference on Composite Materials, September 9-11, Yamagata, Japan.

23. FT Fisher (2004). “Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers”, August 3, 2004, Americhem, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

22. FT Fisher and JL Terry (2004). “Peer Instruction and Wed-based Enhancement of Undergraduate Engineering Courses: Practical Implementation”, April 26, 2004, Purdue University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, West Lafayette, IN.

21. FT Fisher (2004). “The Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers”, January 27, 2004, University of Louisville, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisville, KY.

20. Fisher, FT, Thillaiyan, R, Meade, L, Levy, B, Ruoff, RS, and LC Brinson (2003). "The impact of chemical functionalization on nanoparticle-reinforced polymers: Nanoscale characterization and effective mechanical properties", 18th American Society of Composites (ASC) Technical Conference, October 20-22, Gainesville, FL.

19. Xu, T, Fisher, FT, Brinson, LC, and RS Ruoff (2003). "Bone-Shaped Nanomaterials for Nanocomposites Applications", 18th American Society of Composites (ASC) Technical Conference, October 20-22, Gainesville, FL.

18. Fisher, FT, Ruoff, RS, and LC Brinson (2003). "Direct nanoscale observation of a non-bulk polymer interphase in nanotube-polycarbonate systems", The 14th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-14), July 14-18, San Diego, CA.

17. Fisher, FT, and LC Brinson (2003). "Macroscale experimental evidence of a reduced-mobility non-bulk polymer phase in nanotube-reinforced polymers", 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, April 7-10, Norfolk, VA.

16. FT Fisher (2002). “Mechanical Response of Nanotube-Polymer Systems”, December 13, 2002, Oklahoma State University, Department of Chemistry, Stillwater, OK.

15. Ruoff, RS, Xu, T, Kim, W-S, Fisher, FT, Brinson, LC (2002). "Ordered Carbon Nanotube Array Nanocomposites", 17th American Society of Composites (ASC) Technical Conference, October 21-23, West Lafayette, IN.

14. Brinson, LC, and FT Fisher (2002). "Viscoelasticity of Carbon Nanotube-reinforced Polymers", USNCTAM 2002, 14th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 23-28, Blacksburg, VA.

13. Fisher, FT, and LC Brinson (2002). "Viscoelasticity and Physical Aging of Carbon Nanotube-reinforced Polymers", SEM 2002 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 10-12, Milwaukee, WI.

12. Brinson, LC, and FT Fisher (2001). "Effects of Curvature on the Modulus of Nanoreinforced Polymers", TMS 2001 Fall Meeting, November 5-8, Indianapolis, IN.

11. Fisher, FT, and LC Brinson (2001). "Nano-, Micro-, and Macro-mechanics of Nanoreinforced Polymeric Materials", NASA Langley Workshop on Nanotechnology - Computational Materials, Modeling, and Simulation, October 16, Langley, VA.

10. Fisher, FT, and LC Brinson (2001). "Viscoelastic Response of Carbon Nanotube-reinforced Polymers", 6th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, August 1-3, Dearborn, MI. (abstract)

9. Fisher, FT, and LC Brinson (2001). "Effects of Curvature on the Elastic Modulus of Carbon Nanotube-reinforced Polymers", 2001 Mechanics and Materials Summer Conference, June 27-29, San Diego, CA. (abstract)

8. Fisher, FT, and PL Peterson (2001). "Adaptive Learners and Learning in Bioengineering", presented at the symposium "Learning for the Future in Bioengineering: Building Bridges between Learning Scientists and Engineering Educators", the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 10-14, Seattle, WA. (symposium abstract)

7. Fisher, FT. "Biomedical Engineering Education: A Learning Sciences Perspective", March 29, 2001, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

6. Fisher, FT, and PL Peterson (2001). "Adaptive Expertise: A New Way to Think About Student Learning", ASEE IL/IN Sectional Conference, March 29-31, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

5. Fisher, FT, Peterson, PL, Falk, CL, and D Kanter (2000). "Measuring Adaptive Expertise in Undergraduate Engineering Students", BMES 2000, October 12-14, Seattle, WA. (Poster Session)

4. Falk, CL, Fisher, FT, Peterson, PL, and D Kanter (2000). "Teaching Toward Adaptive Expertise in Bioengineering", The World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, July 27, 2000, Chicago, IL.

3. Peterson, PL, and FT Fisher (2000). "Learners and Learning in Biomedical Engineering: Project Overview", VaNTH Quarterly Meeting, July 26-27, 2000, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

2. Fisher, FT (1999). "Influence of the Interphase in Polymer Matrix Composites", the 36th Annual Technical Meeting of the SES, Austin, TX.

1. Brinson, LC and FT Fisher (1997). "Combined Aging and Moisture Effects in Polymers and Polymer Matrix Composites", the 1997 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (IMECE 97), Dallas, TX.

 

Invited Presentations (to top)

17. FT Fisher. “Crystallization and Semicrystalline Polymer Nanocomposites”, March 9, 2009, School of Polymer, Textile and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

16. FT Fisher and DM Kalyon. “Processing of Semicrystalline Polymer Nanocomposites”, October 15, 2008, Nanotechnology Information Exchange, Picatinny Arsenal, Picatinny, NJ

15. FT Fisher. “Current Research Opportunities in Polymer Nanocomposites”, April 24, 2008, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

14. V.R. Challa, M.G. Prasad, and F.T. Fisher (2008). “A High Efficiency Multi-beam Array Tunable Energy Harvesting Device for Powering Wireless Sensors”, IEEE 17TH International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), February 24-27, Santa Fe, New Mexico

13. FT Fisher. “Current Issues in Polymer Nanocomposites”, November 30, 2007, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire.

12. FT Fisher. “Current Issues in Polymer Nanocomposites”, April 26, 2007, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

11. FT Fisher. “Nanotechnology – A Primer”, October 21, 2006, Emerging Technology Seminar and Workshop, Stevens Institute of Technology Executive Master of Technology Management Program.

10. FT Fisher. “The Nanotechnology of Nanocomposites”, August 1, 2006, Automated Tooling Systems, Toronto, ON, Canada.

9. FT Fisher. “Viscoelastic Behavior of Polymer Nanocomposites”, April 20, 2006, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY.

8. FT Fisher. “Mechanical Behavior of Polymer Nanocomposites”, November 3, 2005, City College of New York, New York, NY.

7. FT Fisher. “A Perspective on Educational Technologies and the Future of Engineering Education”, December 13, 2005, Research & Innovation in Engineering Education seminar, Stevens Institute of Technology.

6. FT Fisher. “Nanomechanics of Nanocomposites”, October 26, 2005, Chemical, Biomedical, and Materials Department, Stevens Institute of Technology.

5. FT Fisher. “Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers”, August 3, 2004, Americhem, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

4. FT Fisher and JL Terry. “Peer Instruction and Wed-based Enhancement of Undergraduate Engineering Courses: Practical Implementation”, April 26, 2004, Purdue University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, West Lafayette, IN.

3. FT Fisher. “The Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers”, January 27, 2004, University of Louisville, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisville, KY.

2. FT Fisher. “Mechanical Response of Nanotube-Polymer Systems”, December 13, 2002, Oklahoma State University, Department of Chemistry, Stillwater, OK.

1. FT Fisher. “Biomedical Engineering Education: A Learning Sciences Perspective”, March 29, 2001, Purdue University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, West Lafayette, IN.

 

MS Thesis (to top)

Fisher, FT (1998). "Viscoelastic behavior of polymer matrix composites with interphase effects: Theoretical models and finite element analysis", MS Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University. (complete PDF file, 6.5 MB)

 

PhD DISSERTATION (to top)

Fisher, FT (2002). "Nanomechanics and the Viscoelastic Behavior of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polymers", PhD Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

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FT_Fisher_PhD_Thesis_ALL

Entire dissertation

245

16.6 MB

FTF_firstpages

Abstract, TOC, Lists of Tables and Figures, Chap 1 (Introduction)

26

244 K

FTF_Chap2_Bckgrnd

Literature review of carbon NTs and NRPs

42

4.2 MB

FTF_Chap3_wavyNT

Incorporation of NT waviness into micromechanical models

73

8.1 MB

FTF_Chap4_NRP_VEbehavior

Impact of NTs on the effective viscoelastic behavior of NRPs

65

2.6 MB

FTF_lastpages_SumRefAppend

Chap 5 (Summary and Future Work), References, Appendix

39

1.9 MB


 


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Last Updated: September 2, 2014
Dr. Frank Fisher
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030

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