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Comparative Study of the Effects of Cellulose Nanowiskers and Microcrystalline Cellulose Addition as Reinforcement in Flexible Films based on Biopolymer Blends

 D.A. Paiva, R.R. Oliveira, M.W. Da Silva, M.L. Auad, V.K. Rangari,E.A.B. Moura, Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials, Edited by Ikhmayies, Li, Carpenetr, et all,  TMS, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 409-416, 2016. 

Fracture and Failure Characterization of Transparent Acrylic Based Graft Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (Graft-IPNs)

Balamurugan M Sundaram, Ricardo B Mendez, Hareesh V Tippur, Maria L Auad, Dynamic Behavior of Materials,  Springer, Cham, Volume 1, 43-49, 2019.

Dynamic Fracture and Impact Energy Absorption Characteristics of PMMA-PU transparent Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (IPNs)

K.C. Jajam, H.V. Tippur, S.A. Bird, M.L. Auad- Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Springer International Publishing Volume 1, Pages 277-284, 2014. 

Chapter 13, Responsive Nano-cellulose Composites

N.E. Marcovich, M.L. Auad, M.I. Aranguren, Volume 2: Handbook of Green Materials; Processing Technologies, Properties and ApplicationsChief-Editor Kristiina Oksman, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, Published, 2013. ISBN: 978-981-4566-45-2, May 2014. 

Polyurethanes Reinforced with Nanocellulose Fibers

M.L. Auad, M.A. Mosiewicki*, N.E. Marcovich, Volume 1:  Nanocellulose/ Polymer Nanocomposites: From Fundamental to Applications. Chief-Editor: Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur, WILEY-Scrivener Publisher, January 2014. 

Development and Characterization of a PU-PMMA Transparent Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (t-IPNs)

K.C. Jajam, S.A. Bird, M.L. Auad, HV Tippur – Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Springer New York, Volume 1, Page 117-121, 2011. 

Relation between Morphology and Thermal, Mechanical and Fracture Properties in Rubber Modified Divinylester Resins

M.L Auad,J. Borrajo, M.I. Aranguren, Homolytic and Heterolytic Reactions. Problems and Solutions. Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2004. 


61 Journal articles, 1864 total citation by April 1st, 2019, h-index 22, i10-index 41, results extracted from Google Scholar.

Fast pyrolysis bio-oil from lignocellulosic biomass for the development of bio-based cyanate esters and crosslinked networks.

 Barde M., Edmunds C. W., LabbéN., Auad M.L., High Performance Polymers. SAGE, 1-13, DOI:,   2019.

Crosslinked acrylic polymers from aqueous phase of biomass pyrolysis oil and acrylated epoxidized soybean oil. 

Barde M., Avery K., Edmunds C. W., LabbéN., Auad M. L.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2216-2224, 12/19/2018.

Semi-interpenetrating novolac-epoxy thermoset polymer networks derived from plant biomass. Barde M., Celikbag Y., Via B., Adhikari S., Auad M. L.

Journal of Renewable Materials 6 (7), 724-736, 2018.

Quasi-static and dynamic mechanical behavior of transparent graft-interpenetrating polymer networks (graft-IPNs)

Balamurugan M Sundaram, Ricardo B Mendez, Maria L Auad, Hareesh V Tippur, Polymer Testing, V. 70, 348-362., Elsevier, 2018.

Dynamical mechanical characterization of a nanostructured vibration damping layer

J.P. Arenas, J.L. Castaño, ML Auad, Journal of Physics, IOP Publishing V. 1075, Issue 1, Pages 012027, 2018.

Synthesis and characterization of epoxy resins from fast pyrolysis bio-oil. 

Barde M., Adhikari S., Via B., Auad M. L., Green Materials 6 (2), 76-84, 2018.

Development of antimicrobial-loaded polyurethane films for drug-eluting catheters

Barde M., Davis M., Rangari S., Mendis H., De La Fuente L., Auad M. L., Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 135 (27), 46467, 2018.

Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oil as precursor of thermosetting epoxy resins

B Sibaja, S Adhikari, Y Celikbag, B Via, ML Auad Polymer Engineering & Science, 58, (8) 1296-1307, 2018.

Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-oil-Based Self-Curing Epoxy Resin,

Yusuf Celikbag, Shatori Meadows, Mehul Barde, Sushil Adhikari, Gisela Buschle-Diller, Maria L Auad, Brian K Via, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 33, 9389-9400, 2017.

Synthesis and Characterization of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (IPNs) from Acrylated Soybean Oil and α-Resorcylic Acid: Part 1. Kinetics of Network Formation

 B. Sibaja, C. Pereira Matheus, R. Ballestero Mendez, R. Farag, M.L. Auad, Journal of Renewable Materials, 5, 3-4, 231-240, 2017.

Synthesis and Characterization of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (IPNs) from Acrylated Soybean oil and α-resorcylic Acid: Part 2. Thermo-mechanical Properties and Linear Fracture Mechanics

 B. Sibaja, C. Pereira Matheus, R. Ballestero Mendez, R. Farag, M.L. Auad, Journal of Renewable Materials, 5, 3-4, 241-246, 2017.

Sustainable products from bio-oils

Bernal Sibaja Hernández, Mehul Barde, Brian Via, Maria L Auad, MRS Bulletin, 42, 5, 365-370, 2017.

Pit membranes and their evolution in the Oleinae of the Oleaceae

Chieuda Nguyen, Ashley Andrews, Pieter Baas, Jason E Bond, Maria Auad, Roland Dute, IAWA Journal, 38, 2, 201-219, 2017.

Preparation and characterization of epoxy resin cross-linked with high wood pyrolysis bio-oil substitution by acetone pretreatment

Yi Liu, Brian K Via, Yuanfeng Pan, Qingzheng Cheng, Hongwu Guo, Maria L Auad, Steven Taylor, Polymers, 9,3,106, 2017.

The Effect of Ethanol on Hydroxyl and Carbonyl Groups in Biopolyol Produced by Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Loblolly Pine: 31P-NMR and 19F-NMR Analysis

Y. Celikbag, B.K. Via, S. Adhikari, G. Buschle-Diller, M.L. Auad, accepted for publication in Bioresources Technology, 2016. (Contribution 30%, time cited: 0)

Sequential Graft-interpenetrating Polymer Networks based on Polyurethane and Acrylic/ester Copolymers

R. Ballestero*; B.M. Sundaram, H.V. Tippur, M.L. Auad,Express Polymer Letters, Volume10   Issue: 3   Pages: 204-215   Published: MAR 2016. 

Preparation of Alginate – Chitosan Fibers with Potential Biomedical Applications

B. Sibaja.*, E. Culbertson*, P. Marshall*, R.M. Broughton, A. Aguilar Solano, M. Esquivel, J. Parker, L. De La Fuente, M.L. Auad, Carbohydrate Polymers, 10; 134:598-608, 2015. 

Pyrolysis oil substituted epoxy resin: Improved ratio optimization and crosslinking efficiency

 Y.Celikbag, T.J. Robinson, B.K. Via, S. Adhikari, M.L. Auad, Journal of Applied Polymer Science  Volume: 132   Issue: 28,  Article Number: 42239, 2015. 

Renewable Thermoset Copolymers from Tung Oils and Natural Terpenes

B. Sibaja*, J. Sargent*, M.L. Auad, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 131, 23, Article number 41155, 2014. 

Liquefaction and Substitution of Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum) based bio-oil into epoxy resins

N. Wei, B.K. Via, Y. Wang, T McDonald, M.L. Auad, Industrial Crops and Products, 57, 116–123, 2014. 

Seed‐Mediated Growth of Gold Nanorods: Limits of Aspect Ratio Control

C.J. Ward*, R. Tronndorf*, A.S. Eustes*, M.L. Auad, E.W. Davis, Journal of Nanomaterials, Article number 765618, 2014. 

Pit Membranes of EphedraResemble Gymnosperms More Than Angiosperms

 R.R. Dute, L.A. Bowen, S. Schier, A.G. Vevon, T.L. Best, M.L. Auad, T. Elder, P. Bouche, S. Jansen.  International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal, Volume 35, 3, 217-235, 2014. 

Tensile, Fracture and Impact Behavior of Transparent Interpenetrating Polymer Networks with Polyurethane-poly(methyl methacrylate)

K. Jajam, S. Bird*, M.L. Auad, H. Tippur, Polymer Testing, Volume: 32,Issue: 5,Pages:889-900, 2013. 

Synthesis and Characterization of High Performance, Transparent Interpenetrating Polymer Networks with Polyurethane and Poly(methyl methacrylate)

S.A. Bird*, D. Clary*, K.C. Jajam, H.V. Tippur, M.L. Auad, Polymer Engineering and Science, Volume: 53Issue:4Pages: 716-723, 2013.

Cellulose Reinforcement of Phenol Formaldehyde: Characterization and Chemometric Elucidation

E. Atta-Obeng,  B.K. Via, O. Fasina, M.L. Auad, W. Jiang, International Journal of Composite Materials, 3:61–8, 2013. 

Effect of SWCNT Dispersion on Epoxy Nanocomposite Properties

C. Uzunpinar*; M.A. Mosiewicki*, M.L. Auad, Polymer Composites, Volume: 33Issue: 4Pages: 582-588,2012.

Detecting Insect Infestation Using a Polymer Based Sensor Array

K.A. Weerakoon, J. H. Shu, M. Park, M.L. Auad, B.A. Chin, Sensors and Actuators B 174, 506– 512, 2012. 

Effect of Active Layer Morphology on Poly3-Hexylthiophene Phytochemical Chemi-resistor Sensor Performance

K.A. Weerakoon, M.L. Auad, S. Horikawa, B.A. Chin, IEEE Sensors Journal, 12: 10, 3062-3068, 2012. 

Shape Memory Segmented Polyurethanes: Dependence of Behavior on Nanocellulose Addition and Testing Conditions

M.L. Auad, T. Richardson*, M. Hicks*, M.A. Mosiewicki*, M.I. Aranguren, N.E. Marcovich,Polymer International, 612321, 2012

Study of Nano-reinforced Shape Memory Polymers Processed by Casting and Extrusion

T. Richardson*, M.A. Mosiewicki*, C. Uzunpinar*, N.E. Marcovich, M. I. Aranguren, F. Kilinc-Balci, R.M. Broughton, M.L. Auad, Polymer Composites, 323455-463, 2011

Polyaniline-modified Cellulose Nano-fibrils as Reinforcement of a Smart Polyurethane

M.L. Auad, T. Richardson*, W.J. Orts, E.S. Medeiros, L.H.C. Mattoso, M.A. Mosiewicki*, N.E. Marcovich, M.I. Aranguren, Polymer International, 60, 5743-750,  2011.

Effects of Surface Functionalization on the Surface Phage Coverage and the Subsequent Performance of Phage-immobilized Magnetoelastic Biosensors

S. Horikawa, D. Bedi,  S. Li, W. Shen, S. Huang, I. Chen, Y. Chai, M.L. Auad, M.J. Bozack, J.M. Barbaree, V.A.  Petrenko, B.A. Chin, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 26, 5, 2361-2367, JAN 15 2011. 

Photocurrent Generation from Porphyrin/Fullerene Complexes Assembled in a Tethered Lipid Bilayer

K. Jiang, M.D. Smith, M.L. Auad, J.V. Ruppel, C. Kim, X.P. Zhang, M.D. Best, W. Zhan, Langmuir, 26, 19, 15671-15679, September 10, 2010.

Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers used in Epoxy/Amine Matrices that Avoid Partitioning of the Monomers at the Fiber Interface

M.L. Auad, M.A. Mosiewicki*, C. Uzunpinar*, R.J.J. Williams, Polymer Engineering and Science, 50, 1, 183-190 2010. 

Nanocomposites Made from Cellulose Nanocrystals and Tailored Segmented Polyurethanes

M.L. Auad, M.A. Mosiewicki,* T. Richardson*, M.I. Aranguren, N.E. Marcovich, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 115, 2, 1215-1225, 2010. 

Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes/Epoxy Elastomers Exhibiting High Damping Capacity in an Extended Temperature Range

M.L. Auad, M.A. Mosiewicki*, C. Uzunpinar*, R.J.J. Williams, Composite Science and Technology, 69, 7-8, 1088-1092, 2009.

Basalt Fiber–Epoxy Laminates with Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes

W. Chen, H. Shen, M.L. Auad, C. Huang, S.R. Nutt, Composites: Part A, 40, 1082–1089, 2009. 

Synthesis and Characterization of a Single-Component Thermally Remendable Polymer Network: Staudinger and Stille Revisited

E.B. Murphy, E. Bolanos, C. Schaffner-Hamann, F. Wudl, S.R. Nutt, M.L. Auad, Macromolecules, 41, 14, 5203-5209, 2008. 

Synthesis and Characterization of Organically Modified Attapulgite/ Polyurethane Nanocomposites

C. Wang, M.L. Auad, N.E. Marcovich, S.R. Nutt, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 109, 4, 2562-2570, 2008. 

Characterization of Nano-Cellulose Reinforced Shape Memory Polyurethanes,

 M.L. Auad, V.S. Contos, S.R. Nutt, M. I. Aranguren, N.E. Marcovich, Polymer International,  57,4,  651-659, 2008. 

Temperature, Conversion and Phase Separation Profiles during Mold Cure of a Modified Vinylester Resin

 W.F. Schroeder, M.L. Auad, E.R. Soulé, Polymer Engineering and Science,   48,1,52-61, 2008. 

Shear-Induced Alignment of Smectic Side Group Liquid Crystalline Polymers

S. Rendon, W.R. Burghardt, M.L. Auad, J.A. Kornfield, Macromolecules406624-6630,2007. 

Synthesis and Properties of Epoxy-Phenolic Clay Nanocomposites

M.L. Auad, S.R. Nutt, V. Pettarin, P.M. Frontini, Express Polymer Letter, 1, 9, 629–639, 2007.

Mechanical Behaviors of Hybrid Composite Phenolic Foam

A. Desai, M.L. Auad, H. Shen, S.R. Nutt, Journal of Cellular Plastics, 44,1,15-36, 2008. 

Flammability Properties and Mechanical Performance of Epoxy modified Phenolic Foams

 M.L. Auad, L. Zhao, H.B. Shen, S. Nutt, U. Soratia, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 104, 3, 1399-1407, 2007. 

Short-Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Foams

M.V. Alonso, M.L. Auad, S. Nutt, Composites Part A- Applied Science and Manufacturing 37, 11, 1952-1960, 2006. 

Improving the Dispersion and Flexural Strength of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes-Epoxy Composites Through b-Hydroxyester Surface Functionalization Coupled with the Anionic Homopolymerization of the Epoxy Matrix

W. Chen, M.L. Auad,R.J.J. Williams, S.R. Nutt, European Polymer Journal, 42, 2765–2772, 2006. 

Barrier Properties for Short-Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Foams

M. V. Alonso, M.L. Auad, U. Sorathia, N.E. Marcovich, S.R. Nutt, Journal of Applied Polymer 102, 4, 3266-3272, 2006. 

Cellulose Micro/Nanocrystals Reinforced Polyurethanes

N.E. Marcovich, M.L. Auad, N.E. Bellesi, S.R. Nutt, M.I. Aranguren, Journal of Materials Research, 21, 4, 870-881, 2006. 

Rheological Study of the Curing Kinetics of Epoxy-Phenol Novolac Resin

M.L. Auad, S. Nutt, P.E. Stefani, M.I. Aranguren, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 102, 5, 4430-4439, 2006. 

Modeling the Compressive Properties of Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Foam Using the Analysis of Variance Approach

M.V. Alonso, M.L. Auad, S.R. Nutt, Composites Science and Technology, 66, 2126-2134, 2006. 

Effect of Mesophase Order on the Dynamics of Side Group Liquid Crystalline Polymers

 M.L. Auad,  M.D. Kempe, J.A. Kornfield,  S. Rendon, W.R. Burghardt, K. Yoon,Macromolecules, 38, 16, 6946-6953, 2005. 

Molecular Orientation of a Commercial Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer in Simple Shear and Complex Flow

W.R. Burghardt, E. Brown, M.L. Auad, J.A. Kornfield, Rheologica Acta, 44, 446-450, 2005. 

Thermodynamic, Morphological, Mechanical, and Fracture Properties of Poly (methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) Modified Divinylester(DVE)/Styrene(St) Thermosets

W.F. Schroeder, M.L. Auad, M.A. Barcia Vico, J. Borrajo, M.I. Aranguren, Polymer,  46, 7, 2306-2319, 2005. 

Morphology of Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins Cured at Different Temperatures

M.L. Auad, J. Borrajo, M.I. Aranguren, Journal of Apply Polymer Science, 89, 1, 274-283, 2003. 

Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins of Different Molecular Weights

M.L. Auad,M.P. Proia, J. Borrajo, M.I. Aranguren, Journal of Materials Science, 4117-4126, 2002. 

Quasibinary and Quasiternary Styrene, Dimethacrylte Resin, and CTBN (or VTBN) Liquid Rubber Systems: Phase Diagrams, Interaction Parameters and Cured Material Morphologies

M.L. Auad, M.I. Aranguren, J. Borrajo,Polymer, 42, 15, 6503-6513, 2001. 

Liquid Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins: Fracture and Mechanical Behavior

M.L. Auad, P.M. Frontini, J. Borrajo, M.I. Aranguren, Polymer, 42, 8, 3723-3730, 2001. 

Analysis of the Styrene-Divinylester Copolymerization: Reaction Heats, Double Bonds Conversions and Average Sequence Lengths

 M.L. Auad, M.I. Aranguren, J. Borrajo,Polymer, 41, 9, 3317-3329, 2000. 

Curing Kinetics of Divinyl Ester Resins with Styrene

 M.L. Auad, M.I. Aranguren, G. Eliçabe, J. Borrajo, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 74, 5, 1044-1053, 1999. 

Epoxy-Based Divinyl Ester Resin/Styrene Copolymers: Composition Dependence of the Mechanical and Thermal Properties

M.L. Auad, M.I. Aranguren, J. Borrajo, J Appl. Polym. Sci., 66, 6, 1059-1066, 1997.