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Publications - Dr. Chad Ulven

Patents

US Patent 8,075,452, Composite Diving Board, William B. Isaacson, Stanley, N.D., Chad A. Ulven, Walcott, N.D, Assigned to Duraflex International Corp., Sparks, N.V. Issued December 13, 2011.

 

 

Publications In Books

Gintert, L., Ulven, C.A., Coulter, L. (2013) Environmental Degradation of Polymer Matrix Composites. In: Hihara, L., Adler, R., Latanision, R.M., eds. Environmental Degradation of Advanced and Traditional Engineering Materials, Taylor & Francis Group LLC, Boca Raton, FL. (ISBN 978-1-439-81926-5).

Chevali, V., Fuqua, M., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Vegetable Oil Based Rigid Foam Composites. In: Pilla, S. ed. Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications, Scrivener Publishing LLC, Salem, MA, pp. 269-284 (ISBN 978-0-470-62607-8).

Foulk, J.A., Akin, D., Dodd, R., Ulven, C. (2011) “Production of Flax Fibers for Biocomposites” In: Cellulose Fibers: Bio- and Nano-Polymer Composites – Green Chemistry and Technology. Kalia, S., Kaith, B.S., Kaur, I., eds., Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 61-75 (ISBN 978-3-642-17369-1).

Zhong, W.-H., Ulven, C.A., Park, C., Maguire, R.G., Kang, J.H., Sauti, G., Fuqua, M.A. (2011) Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2nd edition, Chapter: Polymer Nanocomposites and Functionalities, American Scientific Publishers, Valencia, CA, Vol. 21, pp. 171-218 (ISBN 1-58883-159-0).

 

 

Publications In Refereed Journals

Huo S., Ulven, C.A., Wang, H., Wang, X. (2013) Chemical & Mechanical Properties – Studies of Chinese Linen Flax and Composites, Polymers & Polymer Composites, Article In-Press.

Huo, S., Chevali, V.S., Ulven, C.A. (2013) Study on Interfacial Properties of Unidirectional Flax/Vinyl Ester Composites: Resin Manipulation on Vinyl Ester System, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Article In-Press.

He, J., Samanta, S., Selvakumar, S., Lattimer, J., Ulven, C., Sibi, M., Bahr, J., Chisholm, B.J. (2013) Polyamides Based on the Renewable Monomer, 1,13-Tridecane Diamine I: Synthesis and Characterization of Nylon 13,T, Green Materials, Article In-Press.

Samanta, S., He, J., Selvakumar, S., Lattimer, J., Ulven, C., Sibi, M., Bahr, J., Chisholm, B.J. (2013) Polyamides Based on the Renewable Monomer, 1, 13-Tridecane Diamine II: Synthesis and Characterization of Nylon 13,6, Polymer, Article In-Press.

Fuqua, M.A., Chevali, V.S., Ulven, C.A. (2013) Lignocellulosic Byproducts as Filler in Polypropylene: Comprehensive Study on the Effects of Compatibilization and Loading, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 127, No. 2, pp. 862–868.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites, Polymer Reviews, Vol. 52, No. 3-4, pp. 259–320.

Yu, Z.C., Townsley, M., Alcock, M., Ulven, C., Potter, S. (2012) Developing Natural Fibre-Based Composite Materials for Canadian Industry Sectors, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 515–520.

Kugel, A., He, J., Samanta, S., Bahr, J., Lattimer, J.L., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Chisholm, B.J. (2012) Semicrystalline Polyamide Engineering Thermoplastics Based on the Renewable Monomer, 1,9-Nonane Diamine: Thermal Properties and Water Absorption, Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering, Vol. 51, No. 12, pp. 1266–1274.

Nerenz, B.A., Fuqua, M.A., Chevali, V.S., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Processing and Characterization of a Polypropylene Biocomposite Compounded with Maleated and Acrylated Compatibilizers, International Journal of Polymer Science, Volume 2012 (Article ID 472078), 7 pp., doi:10.1155/2012/472078.

Chevali, V.S., Nerenz, B.A., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) / Lignocellulosic Fiber Biocomposite: Effect of Artificial Weathering on Impact Properties, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 42-50.

Chevali, V.S., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Effect of Extrusion Screw Speed on Biocomposite Thermo-Mechanical Properties, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 38-46.

Pavlacky, D.A., Gelling, V.J., Ulven, C.A. (2011) The Use of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy to Monitor Delaminations in Polymer Matrix Composites: A Review, International Journal of Material Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 23-29.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Nerenz, B.A., Haagenson, D.M., Chen, Z., Ulven, C.A., Wiesenborn, D.P. (2011) Comparison of Curing Agents for Epoxidized Vegetable Oils Applied to Composites, Polymer Composites, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 1806-1816.

Manamperi, W.A.R., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Wiesenborn, D.P., Pryor, S.W. (2011) Effect of Canola Protein Extraction Parameters on Protein-Based Plastic Properties, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 500-506.

Foulk, J., Rho,D., Alcock, M., Ulven, C.A., Huo, S. (2011) Modifications Caused by Enzyme-retting and Their Effect on Composite Performance. Special Issue "Broad Perspective, Processing, and Application of Polymer Biocomposites for Sustainable Tomorrow" Adv. Mater. Sci. Eng. Vol. 2011 (Article ID 179023), 9 pp. doi:10.1155/2011/179023.

Chevali, V., Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Utilization of Agricultural By-products as Fillers and Reinforcements in ABS, SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 221-229.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Chevali, V., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Development of Flax Fiber/Soy-Based Polyurethane Composites for Mass Transit Flooring Application, SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 230-236.

Manamperi, W.A.R., Chang, K.C., Ulven, C.A., Pryor, S.W. (2010) Plastics from an Improved Canola Protein Isolate: Preparation and Properties, Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, Vol. 87, No. 8, pp. 909-915.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Ulven, C.A., Wiesenborn, D.P. (2010) Epoxidized High-Oleic Vegetable Oils Applied to Composites, Transactions of the ASABE, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 1167-1174.

Foulk, J.A., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Alcock, M.M. (2010) Flax Fibre Quality and Influence on Interfacial Properties of Composites, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 17-24.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Haagenson, D.M., Pryor, S.W., Ulven, C.A., Wiesenborn, D.P. (2009) Production and Characterization of Epoxidized Canola Oil, Transactions of the ASABE, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 1289-1297.

Mekic, S., Ulven, C.A., Akhatov, I.S., Jerke, E., Kerr-Anderson, E. (2009) Evaluation of In-Plane and Transverse Permeability of Flax Fiber Preforms for Biocomposite Materials, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 156-164.

Sui, G., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Zhong, W.H. (2009) A Plant Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Prepared by a Twin-Screw Extruder, Bioresource Technology, Vol. 100, No. 3, pp. 1246-1251.

Mekic, S., Akhatov, I., Ulven, C.A. (2009) Analysis of a Radial Infusion Model for In-Plane Permeability Measurements of Fiber Reinforcement in Composite Materials, Polymer Composites, Vol. 30, No. 12, pp. 1788-1799.

La Scala, J.J., Orlicki, J.A., Jain, R., Ulven, C.A., Palmese, G.R., Vaidya, U.K., Sands, J.M. (2008) Emission Modeling of Styrene from Vinyl Ester Resins with Low Hazardous Air Pollutant Contents. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 283-292.

Abolfathi, N., Naik, A., Karami, G., Ulven, C.A. (2008) A Micromechanical Characterization of Angular Bidirectional Fibrous Composites, Computational Materials Science, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 1193-1206.

Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Characterization of Polypropylene/Corn Fiber Composites with Polypropylene Grafted Maleic Anhydride, Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 258-263.

Sui, G., Jana, S., Zhong, W.H., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Dielectric Properties and Conductivities of Carbon Nanofiber Composites Fabricated by a Twin-screw Extruder, Acta Materialia, Vol. 56, No. 10, pp. 2381-2388.

Mekic, S., Akhatov, I., Ulven, C.A. (2008) A Radial Infusion Model for Transverse Permeability Measurements of Fiber Reinforcement in Composite Materials, Polymer Composites, Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 907-917.

Ren, X., Wang, X.Q., Sui, G., Zhong, W.H., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Effects of Carbon Nanofibers on Crystalline Structures and Properties of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene Blend Fabricated using Twin-Screw Extrusion. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 107, No. 5, pp. 2837-2845.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (2008) Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer-Based Composite Materials. Composites: Part B, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 92-107.

Sui, G., Zhong, W.H., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2007) Crystalline Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanofiber Composites Prepared by Melt Extrusion. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 208, No. 17, pp. 1928-1936.

La Scala, J.J., Ulven, C.A., Orlicki, J.A., Jain, R., Palmese, G.R., Vaidya, U.K., Sands, J.M. (2007) Emission Modeling of Styrene from Vinyl Ester Resins. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 265-279.

Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Bartus, S., Ulven, C.A., Grow, D.T., Mathew, B. (2006) Impact and Post Impact Vibration Response of Protective Metal Foam Composite Sandwich Plates. Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 428, No. 1, pp. 59-66.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (2006) Post-Fire Low Velocity Impact Response of Marine Grade Sandwich Composites. Composites Part A, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 997-1004.

Bartus, S.D., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A. (2006) Design and Development of Long Fiber Thermoplastic Bus Seat. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 131-154.

Hosur, M.V., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven C.A., Jeelani, S. (2004) Performance of stitched/unstitched woven carbon/epoxy composites under high velocity impact loading. Composite Structures, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 455-466.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K., Hosur, M.V. (2003) Effect of projectile shape during ballistic perforation of VARTM carbon/epoxy composite panels. Composite Structures, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 143-150.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Hosur, M.V., Alexander, J., Liudahl, L. (2003) Intermediate Velocity Impact Response of Carbon/Epoxy Composites with Polycarbonate Facing. Polymers and Polymer Composites, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 421-432.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Pillay, S., Ricks, H. (2003) Impact Damage of Partially Foam-Filled Co-Injected Honeycomb Core Sandwich Composites, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 611-626.

 

 

Technical Defense Reports

Geiger, S., Gibbon, L., Huotari, D., Ulven, C.A. (July 2012) Manufacturing and Testing of Flame Retardant Thermo-Lite Board – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.9).

Geiger, S., Gibbon, L., Huotari, D., Ulven, C.A. (February 2012) Design and Manufacturing of a Ballistic Resistant Thermo-Lite Panel for use in a Spartan USV – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.11).

Geiger, S., Gibbon, L., Huotari, D., Ulven, C.A., Karami, G., Azarmi, F. (May 2011) Design, FEM and Full Scale Testing of Engine Covers for LCS USV – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.12).

Kottke, D., Ulven, C.A. (August 2009) Design, FEM and Full Scale Testing of Hatches for LCS USV – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.10).

Kottke, D., Ulven, C.A. (April 2009) Small Scale Fabrication and Testing of Complex Shapes – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.8.1).

Kottke, D., Ulven, C.A. (June 2008) Validation of Conceptual Designs – Final Technical Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.3).

Kottke, D., Ulven, C.A., Kallmeyer, A., Karami, G. (August 2008) Material Characterization – Final Test Report, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Contract No. N66604-07-C-3299, CDRL A002 (Task 3.2).

Moy, P., Pritts, J., Harris, J., Deschepper, D., Ulven, C.A. (July, 2003) Resin/Dye Infusion Technique of Composite Integral Armor Targets for Post-Impact Study. Army Research Laboratory Technical Report, ARL-TN-204.

Sands, J.M., Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (March, 2003) Emissions and Mechanical Evaluation of VE Resin Systems. Army Research Laboratory Technical Report, ARL-TR-2930.

Hosur, M.V., Jeelani, S., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A. (April 2002) Survivability of Affordable Aircraft Composite Structures. Air force Research Laboratory Interim Progress Report, Grant No. F33615-99-C-3608.

Hosur, M.V., Alexander, J.E., Adya, M., Jeelani, S., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A. (October 2001) Survivability of Affordable Aircraft Composite Structures. Air force Research Laboratory Interim Progress Report, Grant No. F33615-99-C-3608.

 

 

Non-Refereed Technical Publications

Flynn, J., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Characterization of Mechanical Properties in Hybridized Flax and Carbon Fiber Composites, SAMPE Technical Conference, Oct. 22-25, Charleston, SC.

Ehresmann, M., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Bast Natural Fiber Reinforced Soy-Based Polyurethane Biocomposites, 15th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM15), June 24-28, Venice, Italy.

Lattimer, J.L., Luick, K.A., Nerenz, B.A., Ulven, C.A. (2012) Torrefied Biomass Reinforced High Temperature Thermoplastics, 15th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM15), June 24-28, Venice, Italy.

Munusamy, S., Whitacre, R., Chevali, V., Ulven, C.A., Alcock, M., Yu, Z.C., Potter, S. (2012) Development of Biobased Sandwich Structures for Mass Transit Applications, Society for the Advanced Material and Processing Engineering (SAMPE) 2012 Conference, May 21-24, Baltimore, MD.

Nerenz, B.A., Lattimer, J.L., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2011) The Incorporation of Waste Stream Agricultural By-Products in the Development of Thermoplastic Biocomposites, AAIC 23rd Annual Conference:  Challenges and Opportunities for Industrial Crops, Fargo, ND.

Munusamy, S., Ehresmann, M., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Properties of Natural Fibers/Soy-Based Polyurethane Biocomposites, AAIC 23rd Annual Conference:  Challenges and Opportunities for Industrial Crops, Fargo, ND.

Mekic, S., Ehresmann, M., Bakke, B., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Unsaturated Transverse Permeability of Natural Fiber Preforms for Biocomposite Materials, SAMPE Technical Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Ehresmann, M., Mekic, S., Ulven, C.A., Meatherall, S., Foulk, J. (2011) In-Plane Unsaturated Permeability of Natural Fiber Mats, ICCM-18, Jeju, South Korea.

Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Blending of Bio-Based Fillers in Thermoplastics to Yield Consistent Properties, ICCM-18, Jeju, South Korea.

Chevali, V.S., Nerenz, B.A., Fuqua, M.A., Lattimer, J.L., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Thermoplastic Biocomposites, AIChE 2011 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Huo, S., Ehresmann, M., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Experimental Study on Bast Fiber Reinforced Soy-based Polyurethane, AIChE 2011 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Lattimer, J.L., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Development of Nylon Biocomposites Through the Torrefaction of Waste Stream Agricultural By-Products, AIChE 2011 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2011) Development of Agricultural By-Products as Multifunctional Fillers for Polyolefins, 2011 SPE International Polyolefin and FlexPack Conference, Houston, TX.

Fuqua, M.A., Chevali. V., Ulven, C.A., Reck, D., McCord, S. (2010) Usage of Corn Cob as Reinforcement in Post-Industrial Recycled HDPE, 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, Fl.

Chevali, V., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Dworshak, J. (2010) Design and Evaluation of Biocomposite Materials for an Injection Molded John Deere Component, 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, FL.

Fuqua, M.A., Chevali. V., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Utilization of Natural Fillers to Reduce the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in Polypropylene, 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, FL.

Chevali, V., Huo, S., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Utilization of Agricultural by-products as Reinforcements in ABS, SAE 2010 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, MI.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Chevali. V., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Development of flax fiber/soy-based polyurethane composites for mass transit flooring application, SAE 2010 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, MI.

Huo, S., Chevali. V., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2010) Effects of Natural Fiber Surface Treatments and Matrix Modification on Mechanical Properties of Their Composites, SAE 2010 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, MI, Tech Paper 01-0426.

Foulk, J., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Alcock, M. (2009) Flax Fiber Interfacial Bonding, 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, CD-ROM proceedings, Nashville, TN, USA.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2009) Preparation and Characterization of thermoplastic Composites Reinforced with Sunflower Hull, ASABE 2009 Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV.

Manamperi, W.A.R., Sehrawat, J., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Pryor, S.W. (2009) Influence of Plasticizers on Properties of Polymers made from Canola Protein Polyester Blends, ASABE 2009 Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Wiesenborn, D.P., Haagenson, D.M., Brudvik, R.L., Ulven, C.A. (2009) Epoxy Resin from High-Oleic Oils Applied to Composites, ASABE 2009 Annual International Meeting, Paper 090001, Reno, NV.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Thapa, A., Gibbon, L., Ulven, C.A. (2009) Challenges in Manufacturing Oilseed versus Linen Flax Fiber Reinforced Composites, SAMPE 2009 Technical Conference Proceedings:  Changing Times. New Opportunities. Are You Ready?, Baltimore, MD.

Dionne, L., Hanson, M., Ulven, C.A., Kottke, D., Huotari, D. (2009) Mechanical Characterization of Flax Fiber Reinforced Soybean Oil-Based Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites, SAMPE 2009 Technical Conference Proceedings:  Changing Times. New Opportunities. Are You Ready?, Baltimore, MD.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2009) Preparation and Characterization of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Composites Reinforced with Lignocellulosic Fiber, SAMPE 2009 Technical Conference Proceedings:  Changing Times. New Opportunities. Are You Ready?, Baltimore, MD.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Reinforcing Thermoplastics with Natural Fibers Derived from Biofuel Byproducts, 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, CD-ROM proceedings, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Mosbrucker, J., Hanson, M., Gibbon, L., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Modeling High Velocity Impact of Fire Exposed Sandwich Composites, SAMPE Fall Technical Conference Proceedings: Multifunctional Materials: Working Smart Together, CD-ROM proceedings, Memphis, TN, USA.

Fuqua, M.A., Huo, S., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Preparation and Characterization of Commodity Thermoplastics Reinforced with Natural Fiber Byproduct, SAMPE Fall Technical Conference Proceedings: Multifunctional Materials: Working Smart Together, CD-ROM proceedings, Memphis, TN, USA.

Alcock, M., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A., Kerr-Anderson, E., Foulk, J. (2008) A Comparison of Fibre Characteristics Between Linseed Flax, Canadian Grown Linen Flax and European Linen Flax with Respect to Performance as a Composite Reinforcement, 2008 International Conference on Flax and Other Bast Plants, CD-ROM proceedings, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Wiesenborn, D.P., Haagenson, D.M., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Study of the Process Parameters of the Canola Epoxidation, ASABE 2008 Annual International Meeting, Paper 081031036, Providence, RI.

Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Characterization of Polypropylene Composites Reinforced with Modified Lignocellulosic Fiber, SAMPE 2008 Technical Conference Proceedings: Material and Process Innovations: Changing our World, CD-ROM proceedings, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Hanson, M., Huotari, D., Ulven, C.A. (2008) Mechanical Characterization of Compression Molded Flax Fiber Reinforced Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites, SAMPE 2008 Technical Conference Proceedings: Material and Process Innovations: Changing our World, CD-ROM proceedings, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Mosbrucker, J., Miller, B., Ulven C.A. (2007) High Velocity Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites. CANCOM 2007 - 6th Canadian-International Composites Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Fuqua, M., Ulven, C.A., Sui, G., Zhong, W.H. (2007) Biobased Nanocomposites Fabricated Using Twin Screw Extrusion. CANCOM 2007 - 6th Canadian-International Composites Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Zhong, W.H., Sui, G., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2007) Conducting Properties of Polypropylene/Carbon Nanofiber Composites. 16th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), CD-ROM proceedings, Kyoto, Japan.

Sui, G., Zhong, W.H., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2007) Properties of Polypropylene Nanocomposites Fabricated Using Twin-Screw Extrusion. 16th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), CD-ROM proceedings, Kyoto, Japan.

Mekic, S., Ulven, C.A., Akhatov, I. (2007) Nanoclay/Epoxy Solution Flow through Reinforcing Fabric during Liquid Molding. SAMPE 2007, CD-ROM proceedings, Baltimore, MD.

Sui, G., Zhong, W.H., Fuqua, M.A., Ulven, C.A. (2007) Morphology and Properties of Polypropylene/Carbon Nanofiber Composites Fabricated using Twin-Screw Extruder. SAMPE 2007, CD-ROM proceedings, Baltimore, MD.

Mosbrucker, J., Miller, B., Ulven, C.A. (2007) High Velocity Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites. SAMPE 2007, CD-ROM proceedings, Baltimore, MD.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Wiesenborn, D.P., Tostenson, K., Ulven, C.A., Tatlari, M. (2007) Preparation and partial characterization of canola-based epoxy resins for bio-based plastic composites. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Paper 076079, Minneapolis, MN.

Espinoza-Perez, J.D., Wiesenborn, D.P., Ulven, C.A., Gustafson, C., Tostenson, K., Tatlari, M. (2007) Canola-based epoxy resins applied to plastic composites. ASABE/CSBE North-central Intersectional Conference, Paper RRV-07129, Fargo, ND.

Ulven, C.A., Mosbrucker, J., Miller, B., Vaidya, U.K., Vaddi, S., Pillay, S. (2006) Loss of Balsa Wood Core Structural Integrity during Fire Exposure of Sandwich Composites. 38th International SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Dallas, TX.

Tatlari, M., Ulven, C.A., Sailer, N., Wiesenborn, D.P., Tostenson, K., Polansky, P., Krog, A. (2006) Vegetable Oil-Based Epoxy/E-Glass Composite Materials: Properties and Synthesis. 38th International SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Dallas, TX.

Ulven, C.A., Tatlari, M., Sailer, N., Pillay, S., Vaidya, U.K. (2006) Comparison of Flax Fiber and Sisal Fiber Reinforced Composites for Structural Applications. 38th International SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Dallas, TX.

Tatlari, M., Ulven, C.A., Wiesenborn, D.P. (2006) Vegetable Oil-Based Epoxy Resin for Structural Composite Material Manufacturing. ASC 2006, CD-ROM proceedings, Dearborn, MI.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (2006) Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites. SAMPE 2006, CD-ROM proceedings, Long Beach, CA.

Ning, H., Janowski, G.M., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Serrano, J.C., Husman, G. (2006) Design, manufacturing and Analysis of Thermoplastic Composite Bus Frame Structure. SAMPE 2006, CD-ROM proceedings, Long Beach, CA.

Vaidya, U.K., Jain, R., Ulven, C.A., Sands, J.M., La Scala, J.J., Orlicki, J.A., Palmese, G.R. (2006) Emission of Styrene from Vinyl Ester Resin: Effect of Styrene Percentage, Temperature, and Resin Depth. GPEC 2006, CD-ROM proceedings, Atlanta, GA.

MacNamara, N.A., Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (2005) Thermal response characteristics of marine grade radome composites designed for use on Spruance class naval destroyers. InfraMation 2005 Conference, CD-ROM proceedings, Las Vegas, NV.

Ulven, C.A., Jain, R., Vaidya, U.K., Sands, J.M., La Scala, J.J., Orlicki, J.A. (2005) Emission Modeling of Styrene from Vinyl Ester Resin, Global Plastics Environmental Conference, GPEC 2005, CD-ROM proceedings, Atlanta, GA.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K. (2004) Post-Fire Impact Response of VARTM Glass / Vinyl Ester Balsa Core Sandwich Composites. 49th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition Proceedings, Vol. 49, CD-ROM proceedings, Long Beach, CA.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Janowski, J.M. (2003) Impact Response of Flame Exposed VARTM Composite Plates. 18th Annual Technical American Society for Composites Conference Proceedings: Paper ID 260, Gainesville, FL.

Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Ulven, C.A., Gautam, A.R.S, Grow, D., Mathew, B. (2003) Impact Response of Protective Metal Foam-Composite Sandwich Plates. International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-14): Paper ID EM03-332, San Diego, CA.

Sands, J.M., Ulven, C.A., Palmese, G.R., LaScala, J.J. (2003) Approaches to Reduced Styrene Emission in Vinyl Ester Resin Formulation. 48th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition Proceedings, Vol. 48, pp. 593-601.

Hosur, M.V., Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Mayer, A., Jeelani, S. (2003) Ballistic Impact Response of Woven Carbon/Epoxy Composites. 48th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition Proceedings, Vol. 48, pp. 1348-1356.

Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Bartus, S., Ulven, C.A., Janowski, G.M., Gleich, K. (2003) Blunt Object Impact Damage Resistance Of Long Fiber Thermoplastic (LFT) Composites. ANTEC 2003: Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2, pp. 2161-6167.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Pillay, S., Bartus, S., Janowski, G.M., Gleich, K. (2003) Process Simulation of Structural Long Fiber Thermoplastic (LFT) Composites with Features of Geometrical Complexity. ANTEC 2003: Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2, pp. 2115-2121.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U. K., Hosur, M.V. (2002) Effect of Projectile Shape during Ballistic Perforation of VARTM Carbon/Epoxy Composite Panels. 34th International SAMPE Technical Conference: Vol. 34, pp. 772-780, CD-ROM Proceedings, Baltimore, MD.

Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Ulven, C.A., Janowski, J.M., Hosur, M.V. (2002) Low Velocity Impact and Vibration Response of Multi-Functional Sandwich Plates. 17th Annual Technical American Society for Composites Conference Proceedings: Paper ID 026, Lafayette, IN.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Hosur, M.V. (2002) Ballistic Limit of VARTM Process Carbon Epoxy Composites. Contemporary Research in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Conference: 14th US National Congress and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Editors R.C.Batra and E.G.Henneke (ISBN 0-9721257-0-1), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, pp.364.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A. (2002) Influence of Confinement on the Intermediate Velocity Impact Response of Foam-Filled Honeycomb Sandwich Composites. SECTAM 21, Developments in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 21, pp. 211-216.

Vaidya, U.K., Ricks, H., Ulven, C.A. (2002) Vibration Testing of VARTM Processed Carbon/Epoxy Plates. International Congress on Acoustics and Vibration Proceedings (IIAV website): Paper ID 484. Orlando, FL.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A. (2002) Acoustic Impact Testing of Debonds in Multi-Functional Sandwich Plates. International Congress on Acoustics and Vibration Proceedings (IIAV website): Paper ID 478, Orlando, FL.

Vaidya, U.K., Pillay, S., Ricks, H., Bartus, S., Ulven, C.A., Mathew, B. (2002) Design of Sandwich Composites with Multi-Functional Facesheets. Proceedings of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Symposium, Vol. 702, pp. 259-264.

Vaidya, U.K., Mathew, B., Ulven, C.A., Sinn, B., Velazquez, M. (2001) Ballistic Impact Response of Foam-Filled Sandwich Composites. ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD, Vol. 247, pp. 115-124.

Ulven, C.A., Vaidya, U. K., Hosur, M., Alexander, J. (2001) Ballistic Impact Study on Woven Carbon/Epoxy Composites with Polycarbonate Facing. 33rd International SAMPE Technical Conference, Vol. 33, pp. 37-45.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Mathew, B. (2001) Design and Processing of Sandwich Composites With Multi-Functional Features. International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-13): Paper ID 1103, Beijing, China.

Vaidya, U.K., Ulven, C.A., Vandiver, T., Evans, B. (2001) Low and High Velocity Impact Response of Thin Walled Graphite/Epoxy Cylinders. International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-13): Paper ID 1359, Beijing, China.

Vaidya, U.K., Young, W., Ulven, C.A. (2001) Affordable Processing of Thick Section Composite Structures. The proceedings of the eleventh International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Stavanger, Norway, Vol. 4, pp. 186-190.

Vaidya, U.K., Mathew, B., Ulven, C.A., Basappa, G., Sands, J. (2000) Flexural Fatigue of Repaired VARTM S2-Glass/Epoxy Composites. 32nd Technical SAMPE Conference: Vol. 32, CD-ROM Proceedings, Boston, MA.

Vaidya, U.K., Nelson, S., Ulven, C.A., Mathew, B. (2000) Symposium on Vibration and Noise Control with Multi-Functional Materials, Ed. C. Ratcliffe: Vibration Response of Z-Pin Reinforced Sandwich Composites. ASME IMECE '2000: NCA, Vol. 27, pp. 413-420.

Vaidya, U.K., Mathew, B., Ulven, C.A., Rodgers, R., Hosur, M.V. (2000) Symposium on Dynamic Failure in Composite Materials and Structures, Ed. Y.D.S. Rajapakse and C.T. Sun: Dynamic Characterization of Multi-Functional Sandwich Composites. ASME IMECE '2000: NCA, Vol. 27, pp. 129-140.

 

 

Recent Technical Presentations

Ulven, C.A., 2006 SAMPE, Long Beach, CA. “Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2006 ASC, Dearborn, MI. “Vegetable Oil-Based Epoxy Resin for Structural Composite Material Manufacturing”

Ulven, C.A., 2006 38th International SAMPE Fall Technical Conference, Dallas, TX. “Loss of Balsa Wood Core Structural Integrity during Fire Exposure of Sandwich Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2007 SAMPE, Baltimore, MD.“High Velocity Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites”

Ulven C.A., 2007 CANCOM - 6th Canadian-International Composites Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.“High Velocity Impact Response of Fire Damaged Polymer Matrix Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 Biomaterials – Back to the Future Workshop, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. “Natural Fibre Composites Development and Testing”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 10th International Conference on Progress in Biofibre Plastic Composites, Toronto, ON, Canada. “Results of Fiber Treatment on Polypropylene/Corn Fiber Composites Properties”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 SAMPE Technical Conference Proceedings: Material and Process Innovations: Changing our World, Long Beach, CA. “Mechanical Characterization of Compression Molded Flax Fiber Reinforced Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference Proceedings: Multifunctional Materials: Working Smart Together, Memphis, TN. “Modeling High Velocity Impact of Fire Exposed Sandwich Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference Proceedings: Multifunctional Materials: Working Smart Together, Memphis, TN. “Preparation and Characterization of Commodity Thermoplastics Reinforced with Natural Fiber Byproduct”

Ulven, C.A., 2008 AusBiotech Special Session - Australia’s Biotechnology Conference on “Building a Bioeconomy”, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Research & Development of Flax Fiber Biocomposites at NDSU”.

Ulven, C.A., 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. “Reinforcing Thermoplastics with Natural Fibers Derived from Biofuel Byproducts”

Ulven, C.A., 2009 SAMPE Technical Conference Proceedings:  Changing Times. New Opportunities. Are You Ready?, Baltimore, MD. “Mechanical Characterization of Flax Fiber Reinforced Soybean Oil-Based Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV. “Preparation and Characterization of thermoplastic Composites Reinforced with Sunflower Hull”

Ulven, C.A., 2009 Biocomposite International Research Network Annual Meeting, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa. “Advances in Biocomposite Development at NDSU”

Ulven, C.A., 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN. “Flax Fiber Interfacial Bonding Improvements”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, Fl. “Usage of Corn Cob as Reinforcement in Post-Industrial Recycled HDPE”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, FL. “Design and Evaluation of Biocomposite Materials for an Injection Molded John Deere Component”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 GPEC Conference, Orlando, FL.Utilization of Natural Fillers to Reduce the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in Polypropylene”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 Alternative Materials Conference:  BioPlastics and BioComposites, Waterloo, IA. “Usage of Corn Cob as Reinforcement in Post-Industrial Recycled HDPE”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 SPE - ANTEC, Orlando, FL. “Case Study - Usage of Corn Cob in Post-Industrial Recycled HDPE”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 Corn Utilization & Technical Conference, Atlanta, GA. “Development of DDGS as Reinforcements in Polymers”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 National Farm Management Conference, NDSU, Fargo, ND. “New Uses for Plant Fibers: Biocomposites”

Ulven, C.A., 2010 Biocomposite International Research Network Annual Meeting, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. “Development of Agricultural By-Products as Multifunctional Fillers in Thermoplastics”

Ulven, C.A., 2011 North Dakota Corn Council Research Summit, Fargo, ND. “Utilization of Corn Co-Products: Biocomposites”

Ulven, C.A., 2011 SPE International Polyolefin and FlexPack Conference, Houston, TX. “Development of Agricultural By-Products as Multifunctional Fillers for Polyolefins”

Ulven, C.A., 2011 Renewable Materials Summit: Emerging Markets in the Upper Midwest, Moorhead, MN. ” Renewable Materials Opportunities for Region”

Ulven, C.A., 2011 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18), Jeju Island, South Korea. ” Blending of Biobased Fillers in Thermoplastics to Yield Consistent Properties”

Ulven, C.A., 2011 AmeriFlax Research Conference, Fargo, ND. “Utilization of Flax Co-Products: Fibers for Biocomposites”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 EmPower North Dakota Commission Meeting, Fargo, ND. “Biomass for Structural Composites”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 ND Corn Council Research Summit, Fargo, ND. “Further Development of Pultruded Biocomposites from Corn By-Products”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 64th Flax Institute of the United States, Fargo, ND. “Advanced Utilization of Flax Fiber and Shive in Biocomposite Materials”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 15th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM-15), Venice, Italy. “Bast Natural Fiber Reinforced Soy-Based Polyurethane Biocomposites”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 NSF Workshop on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Green Materials and Products, UAB School of Engineering, Birmingham, AL. “Biocomposite Development at North Dakota State University”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. “The Design of Biocomposite Materials”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 Bio-Environmental Polymer Society Conference, Denton, TX. “Enzyme Treated Flax Fiber in a Novel Epoxidized Sucrose Soyate Based Resin”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance Convention, Edmonton, AB, Canada. “NDSU Biocomposite Research & Development”

Ulven, C.A., 2012 AmeriFlax Research Summit, Fargo, ND. ” Development of Flax Fiber Based Pultruded Biocomposites”

 

 

 

 

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