Publications

Conference Papers

2011

ICCM18 logo Wicks, S., Lidston, D.L., Guzman deVilloria, R., and B.L. Wardle, “Vacuum Assisted Infusion of Hybrid Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Fiber Composites for Mechanical Reinforcement,18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
Guzmán de Villoria, R., Steiner III, S.A., and B.L. Wardle, “Contiuous Grwoth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Nano-engineered Composites,” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
Yamamoto, N., Marconnet, A., Duong, H.M., Goodson, K.E., and B.L. Wardle, “Non-linear Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in Nanocomposites with Aligned-CNT Implementation,” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011
Cebeci, H., Turkmen, H., and B.L. Wardle, “Mechanical Behaviour of Waviness Dominated Controlled Morphology Aligned Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites: Modelıng Study Correlated with Experiments,” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
Liu, Y., Liu, S., Guzmán de Villoria, R., Cebeci, H., Lin, J.-H., Wardle, B.L., and Q.M. Zhang, “Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Nafion Nanocomposite Ionic Electroactive Polymer Actuators,” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
Guzmán de Villoria, R., Kessler, S.S., Yamamoto, N., Miravete, A., and B.L. Wardle, “Multi-Physics Nano-engineered Structural Damage Detection and De-icing,” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Jeju Island, South Korea, Aug. 21-26, 2011.
IWSHM 2011 logo Kessler, S.S., Wicks, S., Dunn, C.T., Guzmán de Villoria, R., and B.L. Wardle, “Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Based Aerosurface State Awareness,” 8th International Workshop on SHM (IWSHM11), Stanford University, 2011.
AIAA logo Guzmán de Villoria, R., Miravete, A., Yamamoto, N., and B.L. Wardle, “Enhanced Thermographic Damage Detection Enabled by Multifunctional Nano-engineered Composite Laminates,” AIAA-2011-1798, 52nd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Denver, CO, April 4-7, 2011.
Lidston, D.L., Wicks, S., and B.L. Wardle, “Factors Conrolling Infusion Processing of Laminated Composites Containing Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” AIAA-2011-1800, 52nd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Denver, CO, April 4-7, 2011.
Biodevices 2011 logo Sepulveda, A.T., Pontes, A.J., Viana, J.C., Rocha, L.A., Santos, I.C.T., Fachin, F., Guzman deVilloria, R., and B.L. Wardle, “Design of a Pressure Sensor for Monitoring of Post-endovascular Aneurysm Repair,” Biodevices 2011: Int. Conf. on Biomedical Electronics and Devices, Rome, Italy, Jan. 26-29, 2011.

2010

ASME logo Liu, Y., Liu, S., Cebeci, H., Guzmán de Villoria, R., Lin, J.-H., Wardle, B.L., and Q.M. Zhang, “Enhanced Electromechanical Responses of IPCNC Actuators," SMASIS2010-3832, ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 28 – Dec. 3, 2010.
IEEE logo Fachin, F., Chen, G.D., Toner, M., and B.L. Wardle, “Integration of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Forests in Microfluidic Devices for Multiscale Isolation of Bioparticles," Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Waikoloa, HI, Nov. 1-4, 2010.
Fachin, F., Chen, G.D., Toner, M., and B.L. Wardle, “Integration of Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Forests in Microfluidic Devices for Multiscale Isolation of Bioparticles," Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Sensors, Waikoloa, HI, Nov. 1-4, 2010.
PHM Society logo Kessler, S.S., Raghavan, A., Dunn, C.T., Wicks, S.S., Guzman deVilloria, R., and B.L. Wardle, “Fabrication of a Multi-Physics Integral Structural Diagnostic System Utilizing Nano-Engineered Materials,” Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society, Portland, OR, Oct. 10-16, 2010.
AIAA logo Wicks, S., Raghavan, A., Guzmán de Villoria, R., Kessler, S.S., and B.L. Wardle, “Tomographic Electrical Resistance-based Damage Sensing in Nano-Engineered Composite Structures,” AIAA-2010-2871, 51st AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Orlando, FL, April 12-15, 2010.
Wicks, S., Ishiguro, K., Guzmán de Villoria, R., and B.L. Wardle, “Mechanical Properties of Infusion-Processed Fiber Reinforced Plastics with In Situ Grown Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” AIAA-2010-2569, 51st AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Orlando, FL, April 12-15, 2010.
Yamamoto, N., Guzmán de Villoria, R., Cebeci, H., and B.L. Wardle, “Thermal and Electrical Transport in Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nantoubes,” AIAA-2010-2566, 51st AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Orlando, FL, April 12-15, 2010.
Steiner III, S.A., Li, R., Guzmán de Villoria, R., Tsai, M.S., and B.L. Wardle, “Methods for Growing Carbon Nanotubes on Carbon Fibers that Preserve Fiber Tensile Strength,” AIAA-2010-2641, 51st AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference, Orlando, FL, April 12-15, 2010.
  Fachin, F., Nikles, S.A., Varghese, M., and B.L. Wardle, “Characterization of the Complete Stress State in Thin Film CMOS Layered Materials Via Postbuckling," Hilton Head 2010 Solid-State Actuators, Sensors, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 6-10, 2010.

2009

ICCM-17
B.L. Wardle, “Nanocomposites and Nano-engineered Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”, 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), Edinburgh, Scotland, July 27-31, 2009
Polsen, E.S., Perkins, S.M., Meshot, E.R., Copic, D., Bedewy, M., Hart, A.J., Figueredo, S., Guzman deVilloria, R., Steiner III, S.A., Wardle, B.L., and A. J. Hart, "Machines and Processes for Continuous Manufacturing of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Tough and Multifunctional Interface Layers", 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) , Edinburgh, Scotland, July 27-31, 2009.
Bello, D.B., Wardle, B.L., Yamamoto, N., Guzman deVilloria, R., and M. Hallock, "Exposures to Nanoscale Particles and Fibers During Handling, Processing, and Machining of Nanocomposites and Nano-engineered Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) , Edinburgh, Scotland, July 27-31, 2009
Guzman deVilloria, R., Wicks, S.S., Blanco, J., Garcia, E.J., and B.L. Wardle, "Model-Experiment Correlation for Mode I Interlaminar Toughening of Composite Interfaces Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) , Edinburgh, Scotland, July 27-31, 2009.
Yamamoto, N., Wicks, S.S., Guzman deVilloria, R., Ishiguro, K., Steiner III, S.A., and B.L. Wardle, Mechanical, "Thermal, and Electrical Properties of Woven Laminated Advanced Composites Containing Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) , Edinburgh, Scotland, July 27-31, 2009.
SAMPE
Tsai, M., Barland, D., and B.L. Wardle, “Study of Incorporating Nanomaterials into Composite Aerostructures", 2009 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, Wichita, KS, Oct. 2009
Barber, D., Wicks, S., Kessler, S.S., and B.L. Wardle, “Health Monitoring of Aligned Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Enhanced Composites", Paper # F031, 2009 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, Wichita, KS, Oct. 2009
euspen
Figueredo, S.L., Guzman deVilloria, R., Hart, A.J., Steiner III, S.A., Slocum, A.H., and B.L. Wardle, “Apparatus for Continuous Growth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”, 9th International Conf. of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, San Sebastian, Spain, June 2-5, 2009
AIAA Wicks, S., Guzman deVilloria, R., Barber, D., and B.L. Wardle, “Fracture Toughness of a Woven Advanced Composite Reinforced with In Situ-Grown Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”, AIAA-2009-2386, 50th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 4-7, 2009
Ishiguro, K., Guzman deVilloria, R., Wicks, S., Yamamoto, N., and B.L. Wardle, “Processing and Characterization of Infusion-Processed Hybrid Composites with in Situ Grown Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”, AIAA-2009-2541,50th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 4-7, 2009
APS
Presentation: Duong, H.M., Yamamoto, N., Panzer, M., Marconnet, A., Goodson, K., Papavassiliou, D.V., Maruyama, S., and B.L. Wardle, “Thermal Properties of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Nanocomposites Boundary Resistance and Inter-Carbon Nanotube Contact: Experiments and Modeling”, American Physical Society (APS) Meeting 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009

2008

Duong, H. M., Papavassiliou, D.V., Yamamoto, N., and B.L. Wardle, "Off-Lattice Monte Carlo Simulation of the Thermal Conductivity of Single-walled Carbon nanotube–Polymer Composites", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME IMECE), Boston MA, Oct. 31- Nov. 6, 2008.
Yamamoto, N., Duong, H. M., Wardle, B.L., Papavassiliou, D.V., and S. Maruyama  "Simulation and Experimental Correlation of Thermal Conductivity in Variable Volume Fraction Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube Composites",ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME IMECE), Boston MA, Oct. 31- Nov. 6, 2008.
Joaquin Blanco, Enrique J. Garcia, Roberto Guzman de Villoria, Brian L. Wardle, "Analytical Model for Mode I Interlaminar Toughness of Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes",23rd Annual American Society for Composites (ASC) Conference, Memphis, TN, Sep. 2008.
Wardle, B.L., Bello, D., Ahn, K., Yamamoto, N., Guzman deVilloria, R., Hallock, M., Garcia, E.J., and A. John Hart, “Particle and Fiber Exposures During Machining of Hybrid Carbon-Nanotube Advanced Composites", Paper #M056, 2008 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, Memphis, TN, Sep. 2008.
Cebeci, H., Guzman de Villoria, R., Wardle, B.L., Saito, D.S., Yamamoto, N., Ishiguro, K., Garcia, E.J., and A.J. Hart, “Processing of Hybrid Advanced Composites Utilizing Capillarity-Driven Wetting of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Paper # M057, 2008 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, Memphis, TN, Sep. 2008.
NSTI
Wicks, S., Yamamoto, N., Guzman deVilloria, R., Ishiguro, K., Garcia, E.J., Cebeci, H., Hart, A.J., and B.L. Wardle, "Nano-engineered Composites Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs)", 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Boston, MA, June 1-5, 2008.

AIAA

Garcia, E.J., Wardle, B.L., Guzman de Villoria, R., Wicks, S., Ishiguro, K., Yamamoto, N., and A.J. Hart, “Aligned Carbon Nanotube Reinforcement of Advanced Composite Ply Interfaces”, AIAA-2008-1768, 49th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 7-10, 2008.
Saito, D., Wardle, B.L., Garcia, E.J., Megalini, L., Hart, A.J., and R. Guzman deVilloria, “Fabrication and Multifunctional Properties of High Volume Fraction Aligned Carbon Nanotube Polymeric Composites”, AIAA-2008-1769, 49th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 7-10, 2008.
Megalini, L., Saito, D., Garcia, E.J., Wardle, B.L., Hart, A.J., and O. Yaglioglu, “DC and AC Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Forests and Polymeric Nanocomposites”, AIAA-2008-1854, 49th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 7-10, 2008.
Yamamoto, N., and B.L. Wardle, “Thermal and Electrical Properties of Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nantoubes”, AIAA-2008-1857, 49th AIAA Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 7-10, 2008. Best Student Paper, Jefferson Goblet Award.

2007

Garcia, E.J., Hart, A. J., Wardle, B.L., Slocum, A. and Shim, D.J. "Aligned Carbon Nanotube Reinforcement of Graphite/Epoxy Ply Interfaces", presented at ICCM-16, Kyoto, Japan, July 2007.
Yamamoto, N., Garcia, E.J., Wardle, B.L., and Slocum, A., "Fabrication and Multifunctional Characterization of Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced by Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", presented at ICCM-16, Kyoto, Japan, July 2007.
AIAA
Garcia, E.J., Hart, A. J., Wardle, B.L., and Slocum, A., "Aligned Carbon Nanotube Reinforcement of Ply Interfaces in Woven Composites", presented at the 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AJS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 2007.

2006

AIAA
Garcia, E.J., Hart, A. J., Wardle, B.L., and Slocum, A., "(Student Paper) Fabrication and Testing of Long Carbon Nanotubes Grown on the Surface of Fibers for Hybrid Composites", presented at the 47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AJS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Newport, R.I., May 2006.

Conference Posters and Presentations

2008

POSTER
"Fabrication and Characterization of Aligned CNT Polymer Nanocomposites"
POSTER
"Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Nano-engineered Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs)"

POSTER
"Chemical Vapor Deposition As a Route for the Fabrication of Variable Volume Fraction Aligned Carbon Nanotube Polymeric Nanocomposites"


Ninth International Conference on the
Science and Application
of Nanotubes

Le Corum,
Montpellier, France
June 29 - July 4, 2008

POSTER
"Multifunctional Enhancement of Structural Composites via Growth of Radially-aligned Carbon Nanotubes on Ceramic Fibers"

POSTER
"Nanostitching and Fuzzy Fibers: Practical Fabrication of Hybrid Nano-engineered Composites with Enhanced
Multifunctional Properties"

POSTER
"A Novel Platform for Fabricating and Testing Ultra-high Volume Fraction Aligned Carbon Nanotube Composites"

2007


2007 Annual Fall Meeting of
Materials Research Society

November 26 - 30, 2007 

POSTER
"Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Composites Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes"

ILP
2007 MIT
Research and Development Conference

MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA

Presented by
MIT Industrial Liason Program

Professor Brian L. Wardle
Plenary Presentation:
"Literally Big Nano: Nano-Engineered
Advanced Composites"


(right click on the links below to download)
Video: Windows Media Player
Video: Quicktime


Eighth International Conference on the
Science and Application
of Nanotubes

June 24-29, 2007
Ouro Preto,
Minas Gerais, Brazil

POSTER
"Novel Composite Structures Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes"


April 19-20, 2007
Gold Coast, Australia

Professor Brian L.Wardle
MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Keynote Address:
"Nano-Engineered Advanced Composites
for Aerospace Applications"

2006

ILP
2006 MIT
Research and Development Conference

MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA
October 25, 2006

Presented by
MIT Industrial Liason Program

Professor Brian L.Wardle
MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Plenary Address:
"Nano-Engineered Advanced Composites
Using Carbon Nanotubes"
Link to Abstract