Benham Pourdeyhimi

Lifetime Technical Achievement Award

2009

North Carolina University

Benham PourdeyhimiWilliam A. Klopman Distinguished Professor of Textile Materials Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension and Executive Director, The Nonwovens Institute and the Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8301
Office: 919-515-1822
Fax: 919-515-4556

EARNED DEGREES

1982 Ph.D., Textiles, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

EMPLOYMENT

  • 2006-Present Joint Appointment, Professor, Department of Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University.
  • 2006-Present Executive Director, The Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina State University
  • 2004-Present Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension, North Carolina State University, College of Textiles
  • 2004-Present William A. Klopman Distinguished Endowed Chaired Professor, North Carolina State University
  • 2000-Present Director, Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center, North Carolina State University
  • 1999-2000 Co-Director, Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center, North Carolina State University
  • 1999-Present Professor, College of Textiles, North Carolina State University
  • 1995-1999 Professor, School of Textile and Fiber Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1992-1995 Associate Professor, Department of Materials and Nuclear Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
  • 1992-1994 Program Director, Textiles and Consumer Economics, University of Maryland at College Park
  • 1989-1992 Associate Professor, Department of Textiles and Consumer Economics University of Maryland at College Park
  • 1984-1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Textiles and Consumer Economics, University of Maryland at College Park
  • 1983-1984 Research Associate, Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University
  • 1982-1983 Research Associate, Department of Textile Materials and Management, North Carolina State University
  • 1980-1982 Lecturer of Mathematics, Airedale and Wharfedale College of Further Education, Leeds, United Kingdom

GRADUATE GUIDANCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES/VISITING SCHOLARS DIRECTED

Period Name Research Topic
1986-1987 S. Ding Fiber composites
1990-1992 Y. Ulcay Fiber composites
1990-1993 J. C. Sob Image analysis
1992-1993 B. Xu Image analysis
1992-1993 D. Wu Image Analysis
1994-1995 A. Jerbi Image Analysis
1995-1999 A. Deshp Finite Element Modeling
1995-1997 S. Tanaka Finite Element Modeling
1999-2002 H. S. Kim Modeling Performance in Nonwovens
2000-2001 L. Kohel Image Analysis
2002-2005 M. Zamfir Nonwovens Processing
2000-Pres E. Shim Microscopy & Surface Science
2001-Pres H. Tafreshi Computational Fluid Dynamics
2003-Pres B. Mazé Simulation and Modeling Performance in Nonwovens
2003-Pres S. Verenic Enzymatic Treatment of Nonwovens
2006-Pres N. Ananth Nonwoven Product Development

COMPLETED DOCTORAL RESEARCH DIRECTED/CO-DIRECTED

Period Name Present Position/Status
1985-1989 Y. Ulcay Professor, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
1987-1990 Y. Wu Research Scientist, Honeywell, Virginia
1986-1991  L. Wehrle esearch Associate, Wolcof and Associates, Virginia
1989-1992 B. Xu Professor, University of Texas at Austin
1988-1992 A. B. Presley  Professor, University of Auburn, Alabama
1986-1993 J. Gerde Senior Engineer, US Customs, Washington, D. C.
1989-1994 Y. Na  Associate Professor, University of Seol, Korea
1990-1994 R. Ramanathan Senior Research Engineer, CSC, Maryland
1999-2001  E. Shim Research Scientist, NCRC, NC State University
2001-2004 N. Dani Research Engineer, Clorox
2002-2005 M. Stewart Senior Research Engineer, Jockey International
2003-2006 N. Fedorova Research Scientist, 3M
2003-2006 N. Anantharamaiah Research Scientist, NCRC, NC State University
2004-2006 B. Karaguzel Research Scientist, Istanbul Export Union
2003-2007 Q. Wang I nterviewing for Positions
2004-2007 V. Dalta Research Scientist, Pall Corp.

IN PROGRESS DOCTORAL Research DIRECTED/CO-DIRECTED

Period Name Anticipated Graduation Date
2003-Present I. Qashou Jul-08
2004-Present T. Zapletalova Jul-09
2005-Present S. Paul Jul-08
2005-Present S. Talwar Jul-08
2006-Present N. Noroozi Dec-09

COMPLETED MASTERS Research DIRECTED/CO-DIRECTED

Period Name Present Position/Status
1984-1986 M. Feldstein  Senior Engineer, Honeywell, Virginia
1985-1988 J. Moreland Senior Engineer, Bard, Massachusetts
1985-1988 J. Merrit Consultant
1989-1991  R. Dharmadhikary Senior Research Scientist, Ahlstrom, Connecticut
1989-1991  V. Agarwal  Senior Engineer, Johnson and Johnson, New Jersey
1989-1991  J. Chiu  Senior Engineer, Eli Lili, California
1989-1990 B. Xu Professor, University of Texas at Austin
1990-1992 C. Munter C onsultant
1994-1995 F. Lee  Materials Engineer, Atlas Materials Group
1996-1999 Y. Velu Research Scientist, Cumins Filtration
1996-1999 A. Niroomand Research Chemist, Ethicon, Georgia
1996-1997 X. Wang Research Engineer, Nordson Fiber Systems, Georgia
1999-2001  A. Konopka Consultant
2000-2002 N. Vaydia Research Engineer, Raytech Composites
2000-2002 G. Grissett Research Engineer, Freudenberg
2000-2002 A. Begenir Research Engineer, Hanesbrands
2001-2003 S. Filiz Research Engineer, Freudenberg
2001-2003 J. Erickson Research Engineer, Freudenberg
2002-2004 M. Zaveri Research Engineer, Greene Natural Fibers
2003-2004 K. Vyas Consultant
2003-2005 K. A. Jayaraman Research Engineer, Spuntech
2003-2005 K. Arumugam Research Engineer, Hof Textiles
2003-2005 E. Erkman Research Engineer, NC State University
2003-2005 B. Hatiboglu PhD Student, Georgia Tech
2003-2005 P. Kennerly Research Engineer, Milliken
2003-2005 S. Williams Research Engineer, Milliken
2004-2006 S. Chhaparwal Research Engineer, Politex

OTHER TEACHING ACTIVITIES

EXHIBITIONS
  • 1987 B. Pourdeyhimi, Mini-Computer Based Image Processing, Instructional Computing, Fulcrum Project, Prince George’s Room, Stamps Union, University of Maryland
  • 1988 B. Pourdeyhimi, Mini-Computer Based Image Processing, Computer Science Department’s High School and Industrial Associates Day, A.V. Williams Building, University of Maryland
  • 1988 B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Fabric Design, Computer Science Department’s High School and Industrial Associates Day, A.V. Williams Building, University of Maryland
  • 1988 B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Fabric Design, EDUCOM’88 Conference, Washington Hilton, Washington, D. C.

WORKSHOPS

  • 1993 The Application of Image Analysis in Evaluating Surfaces, VIEEW, South Florida Test Service, Miami, Florida
  • 1994 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1995 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1996 Sports Materials, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1996 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1997 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1998 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2000 Nonwovens Fundamentals, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 2000 Applications of Image Analysis to Fibrous Structures, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 2001 Nonwovens Fundamentals, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 2002 Quantitative Microscopy & Image Analysis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 2002 Fundamentals of Thermal Bonding, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 2002 Fundamentals of Spunbonding & Meltblowing, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2004 ASTM D-13 Dewitt Smith Medal
  • 2002 Recipient of the Best Paper Award by TAPPI and INDA
  • 2001 Recipient of the Best Paper Award by TAPPI and INDA
  • 2000 Recipient of the Best Paper Award by TAPPI and INDA
  • 1998 Recipient of the Best Paper Award by TAPPI
  • 1996 Elected as President of The Fiber Society for 1996-1997
  • 1995 Elected as Vice President of The Fiber Society
  • 1994 Recipient of The Fiber Society Distinguished Scientist Award
  • 1994 F.T.I. (Fellowship of the Textile Institute)
  • 1994 Distinguished Honors Teacher, University of Maryland
  • 1993 Distinguished Honors Teacher, University of Maryland
  • 1992 Selected as an Outstanding Teacher, University of Maryland
  • 1992 Fiber Society Lecturer for 1992-1993
  • 1987 Listing in Outstanding Young Men of America
  • 1985 Elected to Membership in The Fiber Society
  • 1978 Albert Hirst Prize for best structural design of woven and knitted fabrics, U. K.
  • 1978 Second prize in the Textile Institute Woven Fabric Design Competition, U. K.

PUBLISHED BOOKS AND PARTS OF BOOKS

  1. B. Pourdeyhimi. Vascular Grafts: Textile Structures and Their Performance, Textile Progress, No. 15, (3), 1-35, (1987).
  2. . H. D. Wagner and B. Pourdeyhimi, Composite Materials for Use in Orthopedic Applications: Fracture Behavior of Acrylic Bone Cement Reinforced with High Toughness Organic Fibers, Composite Structures: Damage Assessment and Material Evaluation, (ed. I. H. Marshall), No. 2, 325-337, Elsevier Applied Science, London, (1987).
  3. B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Moreland, A New In Vitro Fatigue Tester for Dynamic Testing of Vascular Prostheses, Elastic-Plastic Failure Modeling of Structures With Applications, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 141, 157-163, (1988).
  4. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Ulcay, M. Singer and I. Block, Mechanical Characteristics of Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 High Strength Polyethylene Fibers, Advances in Macro-Mechanics of Composite Material Vessels and Components, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 146, 137-141, (1988).
  5. Y. Ulcay, I. Block and B. Pourdeyhimi, Improving the Bond Strength of Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 High Strength Polyethylene Fibers by Chemical Etching, Composite Materials Technology, 1990, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 32, 23-27, (1990).
  6. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Ulcay and H. D. Wagner, Elastic properties of Acrylic Bone Cements Reinforced with Ultra High Strength Polyethylene Fibers: The Effect of Bond Strength, Composite Materials Technology, 1990, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 32, 131-137, (1990).
  7. Y. Ulcay, V. Agarwal and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Effect of Chemical Etching on the Fracture Toughness of 3D Randomly Distributed Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites, Composite Materials Technology, 1991, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 37, 41-51, (1991).
  8. Y. Ulcay, V. Agarwal and B. Pourdeyhimi, Elastic Properties of 3D Randomly Distributed Spectra 900 and Kevlar 49 Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites, Composite Materials Technology, 1991, (ed. D. Hui and T. J. Kozik), No. 37, 51-59, (1991).
  9. B. Pourdeyhimi and Y. Ulcay, Characterization of Mechanical Properties in Vascular Prostheses: Dilation, Design Analysis, Machinability, and Characterization of Composite Materials, (ed. F. Veniali, A. Ertas, A. Diilio and V. Tagliaferri), Vol 47-6, 107-115, (1992).
  10. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Bonding Properties of Kevlar 149 Fibers for Use in PMMA Bone Cements, Design Analysis, Machinability, and Characterization of Composite Materials, (ed. F. Veniali, A. Ertas, A. Diilio and V. Tagliaferri), Vol 47-6, 143- 149, (1992).
  11. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, Statistical Analysis of Tensile Strength of Kevlar 149 Fibers, Design Analysis, Machinability, and Characterization of Composite Materials, (ed. F. Veniali, A. Ertas, A. Diilio and V. Tagliaferri), Vol 47-6, 149-155, (1992).
  12. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Ulcay, R. Ramanathan, and J. Sobus., Measuring Heat of Polymerization in Acrylic Bone Cements Using Infra-red Thermographs., Proceedings of the 16th Annual Energy-Sources Technology Conference and Exhibition Houston, Texas., 259-262, 53 (1993).
  13. B. Pourdeyhimi, (editor), Imaging and Image Analysis for Plastics, (1999).
  14. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. K. Batra. ITMA ’99: A Review, Textile Progress, No. 1/2, (30), 51- 68, (2000).
  15. D. Sikkema, M. Northolt and B. Pourdeyhimi, Assessment of New High Performance Fibers for Advanced Applications, MRS Bulletin, Volume 8, No. 8, August (2003).
  16. B. Pourdeyhimi, Characterization, testing and Modeling of Nonwovens, Handbook of Nonwovens, S. J. Russell (Ed.), CRC Press, (2007), ISBN-13: 9781855736030.
  17. B. Pourdeyhimi, Textiles Nanotechnology, Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, Second Edition, William A. Goddard III, Donald W. Brenner, Sergey E. Lyshevski, Gerald J. Iafrate (Eds.), CRC Press, (2007), ISBN: 9780849375637.

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  18. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. E Kern, Ease of Suturing Surgical Fabrics: A Quantitative Evaluation, American Journal of Surgery, 149, 387-389, (1985).
  19. C. C. Chu, B. Pourdeyhimi and L. Welch, Characterization of the Morphologic and Mechanical Properties of Surgical Mesh Fabrics, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 19, 903-916, (1985).
  20. B. Pourdeyhimi, K. C. Jackson and K. Hepworth, Development of Weaving Using Automatic Looms, Ars Textrina, 4, 107-205, (1985).
  21. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. D. Wagner, On the Correlation between the Failure of Vascular Grafts and Their Structural and Material Properties: A Critical Analysis, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 20, 375-409, (1986).
  22. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. Robinson, P. Schwartz and H. D. Wagner, Fracture Toughness of Kevlar 29 Reinforced Polymethylmethacrylate for Surgical Implantation, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 14, 277-294, (1986).
  23. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. D. Wagner and P. Schwartz, A Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of Kevlar 29 Reinforced Bone and Dental Cements, Journal of Material Science, 21, 4468-4474, (1986).
  24. B. Pourdeyhimi and K. C. Jackson, A Note on the Diffusion of the Automatic Weaving within the British Cotton Industry, Ars Textrina, 6, 101-118, (1986).
  25. K. C. Jackson and B. Pourdeyhimi, Technical Progress and the Evolution of the Wage Arrangements in the British Cotton Weaving Industry, Ars Textrina, 7, 61-74, (1987).
  26. B. Pourdeyhimi, A Critical Review of the Structural and Material Properties in Vascular Grafts, Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 2 (2), 163-205, (1987).
  27. B. Pourdeyhimi, On the Time to Failure of Biodegradable Sutures: A New Approach, Journal ofMaterial Science Letters, 6, 1039-1042, (1987).
  28. B. Pourdeyhimi, Transposed Twills: A Programming Approach, Ars Textrina, 9, 43-62, (1988).
  29. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. D. Wagner, Elastic and Ultimate Properties of Acrylic Bone Cement Reinforced with Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fibers, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 23, 63-80, (1989).
  30. B. Pourdeyhimi, Porosity of Surgical Mesh Fabrics: New Technology, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 23, 145-152, (1989).
  31. B. Pourdeyhimi, Programming Techniques in Computer Aided Woven Fabric Design, Journal of The Textile Institute, 3, 391-401, (1989).
  32. R. Panandiker and B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Woven Fabric Design: Determination of Weave Size in Twills, Ars Textrina, 12, 93-110, (1989).
  33. M. Feldstein and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study of the Effect of Manufacturing Treatments on the Mechanical Properties of Polyester Fibers Used in Vascular Grafts, Journal of Materials Science Letters, 9, 1061-1065, (1990).
  34. Y. Wu, B. Pourdeyhimi, S. M. Spivak and N. R. S. Hollies, Instrumental Techniques to Quantify Textural and Appearance Changes in Carpet: Part III: Colorimetric Image Analysis, Textile Research Journal, 60, (11), 673-687, (1990).
  35. B. Xu and B. Pourdeyhimi, Color Description and Measurement Using Digital Video Capture Systems, Ars Textrina, 15, 109-128, (1991).
  36. Y. Wu, B. Pourdeyhimi and S. M. Spivak, Texture and Appearance Measurement of Carpets Using Image Analysis, Textile Research Journal, 61, (7), 407-419, (1991).
  37. Y. Ulcay, B. Pourdeyhimi and I. Block, Mechanical Performance of Ultra-High-Strength Polyethylene Fibers, Composites Engineering, 1, (3), 145-156, (1991).
  38. J. Sobus, B. Pourdeyhimi, J. Gerde and Y. Ulcay, Assessing Changes in Texture Periodicity Due to Appearance Loss in Carpets: Gray Level Co-occurrence Analysis, Textile Research Journal, 61, (10), 557-567, (1991).
  39. B. Xu and B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer-aided Weave Design: Algorithms for Designing Double or Backed Cloths, Ars Textrina, 16, 93-103, (1991).
  40. H. D. Wagner, A. Finkels, T. Elias and B. Pourdeyhimi, An Experimental Study of the Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Poly(Methyl Methacrylate): Effects of Fiber Type, Content and Aspect Ratio, Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 2, (2, 99-118, (1992).
  41. B. Xu, B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Sobus, Evaluation of Crimp in Fibers Using Image Analysis: Definitions, Algorithms and Techniques, Textile Research Journal, 62, (2), 56- 67, (1992).
  42. K. C. Jackson and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Transition to Rational Wage Arrangements in the British Cotton Weaving Industry, Ars Textrina, 17, 7-18, (1992).
  43. J. Sobus, B. Pourdeyhimi, B. Xu and Y. Ulcay, Evaluating Loss of Texture Definition in Carpets Using Mathematical Morphology: Covariance, Textile Research Journal, 62, (1), 26-39, (1992).
  44. B. Xu and B. Pourdeyhimi, Characterizing Pile lay in Carpets, Canadian Textile Journal, 110, (3), 39-48, (1993).
  45. B. Pourdeyhimi and B. Xu, Pore Size Characterizing in Nonwoven Fabrics, INDA Journal of Nonwovens Research, 5, (3), 20-27, (1993).
  46. B. Pourdeyhimi, J. Sobus and B. Xu, Evaluating Carpet Appearance Loss: Surface Intensity and Roughness, Textile Research Journal, 63, (9), 523-535, (1993).
  47. B. Pourdeyhimi, Assessing Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, INDA Journal of Nonwovens Research, 5, (3), 29-36, (1993).
  48. B. Xu, B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Sobus, Fiber Cross Sectional Analysis Using Image Processing Techniques, Textile Research Journal, 63, (12), 717-730, (1993).
  49. Ulcay, Y and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study of Reinforcement Selection for PMMA Bone Cement for Surgical Implantation, Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial European Joint Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, April 4-7, (1994).
  50. B. Pourdeyhimi, B. Xu and L. Wehrle, Evaluating Carpet Appearance Loss: Periodicity and Tuft Placement, Textile Research Journal, 64, (1), 21-32, (1994).
  51. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Ramanathan and R. Dent, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Part 1, Simulation, Textile Research Journal, 66, (11), 713-722, (1996).
  52. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Ramanathan and R. Dent, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Part 2: Direct Tracking, Textile Research Journal, 66, (12), 747-753, (1996).
  53. B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Nayernouri and B. Xu, Evaluating Carpet Appearance Loss: Pile Lay Orientation and Shading, Textile Research Journal, 64, (3), 130-135, (1994).
  54. B. Pourdeyhimi and B. Xu, Characterizing Pore Size in Nonwoven Fabrics: Shape Considerations, International Nonwovens Journal, 6, (1), 26-30, (1994).
  55. B. Pourdeyhimi and A. Nayernouri, Evaluating Traffic Paint Degradation Using Image Analysis, Journal of Coatings Technology, 66, (834), 51-58, 1994.
  56. B. Xu and B. Pourdeyhimi, Characterizing Cotton Maturity, Textile Research Journal, 64, (6), 330-335, (1994).
  57. B. Pourdeyhimi, Evaluating Carpet Appearance Loss: Color, Textile Research Journal, 64, (8), 485-490, (1994).
  58. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Ramanathan and S. Javadpour, Introducing a new Carpet Wear Simulator, Textile Research Journal, 64, (9), 528-533, (1994).
  59. B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Schirokauer, Y. Na and W. Chappas, A Study of the Effect of Sterilizing Radiation on Nonwovens: Physical and Mechanical Properties. International Nonwovens Journal, 7, (2), 75-81, (1995).
  60. Y. J. Na and B. Pourdeyhimi, Assessing Wrinkling Using Image Analysis, Textile Research Journal, 65, (3), 149-157, (1995).
  61. B. Pourdeyhimi and R. Ramanathan, Image Analysis Method for Estimating 2-D Fiber Orientation and Fiber Length in Discontinuous Fiber reinforced Composites, Polymers and Polymer Composites, 3, (4), 277-287, (1995).
  62. B. Pourdeyhimi and F. Lee, Evaluating Cracking Using Image Analysis, Part 1: Algorithms, Definitions and Techniques. European Coatings Journal, 11, 804-812, (1995).
  63. S. Gandhi, S. M. Spivak, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Infrared Imagery for Fabric Surface Temperature Fields Under Simulated Cigarette Exposure. Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, 7, (4), 107-124, (1995).
  64. D. B. Nunn, M. M. Carter, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Dilative Characteristics of Microvel and Vasculour-II Aortic Bifurcation Grafts, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 30, 41- 46, (1996).
  65. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Dent and H. Davis, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Part 3: Fourier Transform, Textile Research Journal, 67, (2), 143-151, (1997).
  66. D. B. Nunn and B. Pourdeyhimi, Intrinsic Graft Failure 19 years Post-Implantation, Cardiovascular Surgery, (3), 333-338, (1997).
  67. B. Pourdeyhimi and R. Dent, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Part 4: Flow Filed Analysis, Textile Research Journal, (3), 181-187, (1997).
  68. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Velu, A. Deshpande and S. Tanaka, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Proceedings of the International Nonwovens Technical Conference, Cambridge, MA, September 8, (1997).
  69. S. Gandhi, S. M. Spivak, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study of Smoldering Conditions in Upholstery Fabrics Using Thermal Imaging. Textile Research Journal, 68, (9), 687-696, (1998).
  70. M. Polk, B. Pourdeyhimi, K. Jacob, S. Warner and D. Grubb, Spider Dragline Silk, Journal of The Textile Institute, 68, (9), 687-696, (1998).
  71. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Dent, A. Jerbi, S. Tanaka and A. Deshpande, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Part 5: Real Webs, Textile Research Journal, 69 (3), 185-192, (1999).
  72. B. Pourdeyhimi, and R. Dent, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, Letter to the editor, Textile Research Journal, 68: (4) 307-308, (1999).
  73. B. Pourdeyhimi and R. Dent, A Note on the Measurement of Fiber Diameter Distribution in Nonwovens, Textile Research Journal, 69: (4) 233-236, (1999).
  74. B. Pourdeyhimi, X. Wang, and F. Lee, Evaluation of Scratch and Mar Resistance in Automotive Coatings: Nanoscratching by Atomic Force Microscope. European Coatings Journal, (3), (1999).
  75. B. Pourdeyhimi, X. Wang and F. Lee, Making Scratch Resistance Visible. European Coatings Journal, (4), (1999).
  76. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. S. Kim and F. Lee, Scribe Corrosion Characterized by Distance Transform. European Coatings Journal, (4), 34-42, (2000).
  77. H. S. Kim, M. Latifi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Characterizing Fuzz in Nonwoven Fabrics, International Nonwovens Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 18-22, (2000).
  78. L. Huang, R. A. McMillan, R. P. Apkarian, B. Pourdeyhimi, V. P. Conticello and E. Chaikof, Generation of Synthetic Elastin-Mimetic small Diameter Fibers and Fiber Networks. Macromolecules, 33 (8), 2989-2997, (2000).
  79. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. S. Kim, Angular Nonwoven Properties. Textile Asia, 33-36, March Issue, (2000).
  80. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Abhiraman and P. Desai, Characterization of Structural Changes in Nonwoven Fabrics during Load-Deformation experiments, JTATM, http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/jtatm. October (2000).
  81. H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, A note on the Effect of Fiber Diameter, Fiber Crimp and Fiber orientation on Pore Size and Shape in Thin Webs, International Nonwovens Journal, 9 (4), 15-19, (2000).
  82. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Deshpande, A. Abhiraman and P. Desai, Characterization of Structural Changes in Point-Bonded Nonwoven fabrics during Load-Deformation Experiments, Textile Research Journal, 71 (2), 157-164, (2001).
  83. H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Role of Structure on Mechanical Properties of Point- Bonded Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 10, (2), (2001).
  84. M. Latifi, H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on Pilling Due to Fabric to Fabric Abrasion, Textile Research Journal, 71 (7), 640-644, (2001).
  85. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, P. Desai and A. Abhiraman, Anisotropy in Mechanical Properties of Thermally Point-Bonded Nonwovens: Experimental Observations, Textile Research Journal, 71 (11), 965-976, (2001).
  86. A. A. Jeddi, H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Marring of Automotive Clear Coats Brought About byWipes, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 10, (4), (2001).
  87. A. A. Jeddi, H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens: Optical Fourier Transform, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 10, (3), (2001).
  88. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, Computational Modeling of Mechanical Performance in Thermally Point Bonded Nonwovens, JTATM, http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/jtatm. Vol. 1, Issue 4, Summer (2001).
  89. M. F. Casanova, D. Hill and B. Pourdeyhimi A study on the mass lesion effect of senile plaques, J. Neuroscience Methods, 110 (1-2), 125-133, (2001).
  90. H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Automatic Characterization of Refractive Index Profile of Fibers by Interferometry, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 11, (1), (2002).
  91. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Abhiraman and P. Desai, Effect of Bonding Temperature on Load-Deformation Structural Changes in Point-Bonded Nonwoven fabrics, Textile Research Journal, 72 (7), 645-653, (2002).
  92. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. S. Kim, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens: Hough Transform, Textile Research Journal, 72 (9), 803-809 (2002)
  93. B. Pourdeyhimi and L. Kohel, Area Based Strategy For Determining Web Uniformity, Textile Research Journal, 72 (12), 1065-1072, (2002).
  94. A. Konopka, H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, In-plane Liquid Distribution of Nonwoven Fabrics, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 11, (4), (2002).
  95. H. Tafreshi, B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Holmes and D. Shiffler, Simulating and Characterizing Water Flows Inside Hydroentangling Orifices, Textile Research Journal, 73 (3), 256-262, (2003).
  96. O. Berkap, B. Pourdeyhimi and A. Seyam, Texture Evolution in Hydroentangled Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Journal, Spring, 1-0, Spring (2003).
  97. O. Berkap, B. Pourdeyhimi and A. Seyam, Texture Retention After Fabric-to-Fabric Abrasion, Textile Research Journal, 73 (4), 316-321, (2003)
  98. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Role of Baffles on Fluid Flow in Mixing Tanks, Textile Research Journal, 73 (7), 575-582, (2003).
  99. H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, In-Plane Liquid Distribution in Nonwoven Fabrics: Part II: Simulation, International Nonwovens Journal, Volume 12, No. 2, Summer, (2003).
  100. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating the Flow Dynamics in Hydroentangling Nozzle: Effect of Cone Angle and Nozzle Aspect Ratio, Textile Research Journal, 73 (8), 700-704, (2003).
  101. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Effect of Nozzle Geometry on Waterjet Breakup at High Reynolds Numbers, Experiments in Fluids, 35, 364-371, (2003).
  102. B. Pourdeyhimi, Italian Textile Technology: Machines Italia: Nonwovens, Textile World, http://www.textileworld.com/News.htm?CD=1875&ID=5207 June (2003)
  103. B. Pourdeyhimi, ITMA 2003 Review: Nonwovens, Textile World, http://www.textileworld.com/News.htm?CD=2284&ID=6610 February (2004)
  104. F. Lee, B. Pourdeyhimi B and C. Hazzard, “Analysis of coatings appearance and durability testing induced surface defects using image capture/processing/analysis,” REVISTA DE METALURGIA : 206-212 Supplement (2003)
  105. A. Begenir, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, The effect of Nozzle Geometry on Hydroentangling Waterjets: Experimental Observations, Textile Research Journal, 74 (2), 178-184, (2004).
  106. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulation of Cavitation and Hydraulic Flip Inside Hydroentangling Nozzles, Textile Research Journal, 74 (4), 359-364, (2004).
  107. E. Shim, B. Pourdeyhimi and T. J. Little, Luminescence and mechanical Properties of Photoluminescent Core Bicomponent Fibers, Textile Research Journal, 74 (11), 982-988, (2004).
  108. N. Vaidya, B. Pourdeyhimi, D. Shiffler and M. Acar, The Manufacturing of Wet-laid Hydroentangled Glass Fiber Composites: Preliminary Results, International Nonwovens Journal, 12, (4), 55-59, Winter 2003.
  109. B. Pourdeyhimi, A. Minton, M. Putnam and H. S. Kim, Structure-process-property Relationships in Hydroentangled Nonwovens – Part 1: Preliminary Experimental Observations, International Nonwovens Journal, 13 (4), 15-22, Winter 2004.
  110. B. Pourdeyhimi, Nonwovens and Traditional Textile Know-how, Textile World, http://www.textileworld.com/News.htm?CD=2590&ID=7685 August (2004).
  111. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Cavitation and Hydraulic Flip, Fluent News, 13(1), 38 (2004).
  112. R. Garcia, N. Fedorova, V. Knowlton, C. Oldham and B. Pourdeyhimi, Sample Preparation for Textile Nanofiber Composites, Microscopy Today, 38-40, March 2005.
  113. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, Effect of Dilation on the Mechanical Properties of Vascular Grafts, Fibers & Polymers, 6, (1), 49-54, (2005).
  114. E. Shim and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on Jet Streaks in Hydroentangled Nonwovens, Textile Research Journal, 75 (7), 569-577, (2005).
  115. D. Semnani, M. Latifi, M. A. Tehran, B. Pourdeyhimi and A. A. Merati, Effect of Yarn Appearance on Apparent Quality of Weft Knitted Fabrics, Journal of the Textile Institute, 96 (5), 295-301, (2005).
  116. D. Semnani, M. Latifi, M. A. Tehran, B. Pourdeyhimi and A. A. Merati, Development of Appearance Grading Method of Cotton Yarns for Various Types of Yarns, Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 9, (4) 886-93, (2005).
  117. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Effect Of Dilation On The Mechanical Characteristics Of Vascular Prostheses”, Fibers And Polymers 6 (1): 49-54, (2005).
  118. S. Michielsen, B. Pourdeyhimi and P. Desai, Review of Review of Thermally Point- Bonded Nonwovens: Materials, Processes, and Properties, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 99, 2489–2496 (2006)
  119. H. Tafreshi, E. Ercan and B. Pourdeyhimi, Calculating Mass Transfer from Vertical Wet Fabrics Using a Free Convection Heat Transfer Correlation, Heat and Mass Transfer, 42, 767-769, (2006).
  120. H. Tafreshi, N. Anantharamaiah and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Hydroentangling Waterjets and Their Impact Force, Experiments in Fluids, 41, 103-113, (2006).
  121. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Deterioration of Hydroentangling Nozzles due to Erosion and Particle Accretion, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 4582-4594, (2006).
  122. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Flow Through Hydroentangling Nozzles and Their Degradation, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 4582-4594, (2006).
  123. T. Zapletalova, S. Michielsen and B. Pourdeyhimi, Polyether Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane Melt Blown Nonwovens, JEFF, Volume 1, Issue 1, (2006).
  124. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on The Permeability of MultifilamentWoven Fabrics Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 8085-8088, (2006).
  125. Q. Wang, B. Mazé, H. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Case Study of Simulating Submicron Aerosol Filtration via Lightweight Spun-bonded Filter Media, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 4871-4883, (2006).
  126. D. Semnani, M. Latifi, M. A. Tehran, B. Pourdeyhimi and A. A. Merati, Grading of Yarn Appearance Using Image Analysis and an Artificial Intelligence Technique, Textile Research Journal, 76 (3), 187-196 (2006).
  127. E. Shim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Hydroentangling Knitted Fabrics for Improving Abrasion Resistance, Journal of The Textile Institute, 97, (5) 435-440, (2006).
  128. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Numerical Simulation of the Formation of Constricted Waterjets in Capillary Nozzles: Effects of Nozzle Geometry” Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 84(A3), 231, (2006).
  129. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Note on the Permeability Simulation of Multifilament Woven Fabrics”, 61 (24): 8085-8088, (2006).
  130. B. Mazé, H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, 3-D Simulation and Analysis of Nonwoven Structures, JEFF, Volume 1, Issue 2, 47-52, (2007).
  131. N. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, High Strength nylon Micro- and Nanofiber Based Nonwovens Via Spunbonding, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104 (5): 3434-3442, (2007).
  132. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Simple Expression for Predicting Inlet Roundness of Micro Nozzles”, Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering, 17(5), N31, (2007).
  133. N. Fedorova, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, Strength Optimization in Point-bonded Nonwovens, JEFF, Volume 2, Issue 1, (2007).
  134. A. D. Hanson1, M. E. Wall, B. Pourdeyhimi and E. G. Loboa, Effects of Oxygen Plasma Treatment on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Adherence To Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Scaffolds, J. Biomaterials Science Polymer Edition, Vol. , No. , 1–14 (2007).
  135. B. Maze, Q. Wang, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Simulation of Unsteady-state Filtration via Nanofiber Media at Reduced Pressures” Journal of Aerosol Science, 38 (5): 550-571, (2007).
  136. N. Anantharamaiah, K. Roempert, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Novel Nozzle Design for Producing Hydroentrangled Nonwoven Materials with Minimum jetmark defects”, Journal of Materials Science, 42 (15): 6161-6170, (2007).
  137. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, “On The Pressure Drop Modeling of MonofilamentWoven Fabrics”, Chemical Engineering Science, 62 (17), (2007).
  138. B. Maze, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Geometrical Modeling of Fibrous Materials Under Compression”, Journal of Applied Physics 102 (7), (2007).
  139. S. Verenich, K. Arumugam, E. Shim, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Treatment of Raw Cotton Fibers with Mono-component Cellulases for Nonwoven Applications”, Textile Research Journal, 77 (10): 734–742 (2007).
  140. B. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Utility of Nonwovens in the Production of Integrated Electrical Circuits via Printing Conductive Inks, Journal of The Textile Institute, Volume 99, Issue 1, 37-45, (2008).
  141. B. Karaguzel, C. R. Merritt, T. Kang, J.M. Wilson, H. T. Nagle, E. Grant and B. Pourdeyhimi, Flexible, Durable Printed Electrical Circuits, Journal of The Textile Institute, In Press.
  142. M. Latifi, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Note on an Optical Method to Evaluate Fiber Dispersion in Wet-laid Nonwoven Process, Textile Research Journal, In Press.
  143. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Simple Expression For Predicting Inlet Roundness of Small Capillary Nozzles, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, In Press.
  144. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, Nonwoven Fabric Active Electrodes For Biopotential Measurement During Normal Daily Activity, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, In Press.
  145. S. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, B. Maze, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Simulating Liquid Flow through Virtual Glass Fiber Mats” Textiles Research Journal, In Press.
  146. S. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “The Influence of Forming Surface on the Vacuum Pressure in Hydroentangling Process”, JOTI, In Press.
  147. S. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, On The Pressure Drop Prediction of Filter Media with Bimodal Fiber Size, Powder Technology, In Press.
  148. B. Karaguzel, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Potentials and Challenges in Jetting Micro-droplets onto Nonwoven Fabrics”, JOTI, In Press.
  149. S. Zobel, B. Mazé, Q. Wang, H. V. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Simulating Permeability of 3D Calendared Fibrous Structures, Chemical Engineering Science, In Press.
  150. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Simulating Through-Plane Permeability Of Fibrous Materials Having Different Fiber Lengths”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, In Press.
  151. S. Jaganathan, H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Realistic Approach For Modeling Permeability Of Fibrous Media: 3-D Imaging Coupled With CFD Simulation”, Chemical Engineering Science, In Press.
  152. S. Paul, S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Surface and bulk Properties of Glycidyl Methacrylate Modified Polypropylene: Experimental and Molecular Modeling Studies”, J. Applied Polymer Science, In Press.

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED

  153. C. Merritt, K. Luthy, Tae-Ho Kang, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, Textile- Based Nodes for Distributed Biomedical Sensor Networks, EMNETS, Submitted.
  154. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Permeability of Monofilament Woven Fabrics under Tension”, Chemical Engineering Science, Submitted.
  155. Q. Wang, B. Mazé, H. Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “A Study on Nanoparticle Filtration by Spun-bonded Nonwoven Media”, Aerosol Science & Technology, Submitted.
  156. A. Begenir, S. Michielsen and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Thermoplastic Polyurethane and Polyether-Block-Amide Meltblown Nonwovens”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Submitted.
  157. B. S. Talwar, J. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi and S. A. Khan, “Electrospinning Nanofibers of Associative Polymers by Controlling Solution Rheology”, Submitted.

    JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION

  158. B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, “2-D Simulation of Mechanics of Point-bonded Nonwoven Structures”, JEFF, In Preparation.
  159. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, “Planar inductive displacement sensors based on spirals and double-substrate designs”, In Preparation.
  160. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, “A wearable physiological monitoring system based on textile-embedded sensors and its application in sleep monitoring”, In Preparation.
  161. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, “Nonwoven Fabric Active Electrodes for Biopotential Measurement During Normal Daily Activity”, In Preparation.
  162. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, “Capacitive Nonwoven Fabric Sensors for Respiration Monitoring”, In Preparation.
  163. Tae-Ho Kang, C. Merritt, B. Pourdeyhimi, H. T. Nagle, and E. Grant, “A Respiratory Inductive Sensor Based on a Single Textile Substrate”, In Preparation.
  164. Q. Wang, B. Mazé, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Simulating Calendared Nonwoven Media and their Nanoparticle Filtration Properties”, Aerosol Science & Technology, In Preparation.
  165. S. Jaganathan, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “CFD Simulation of Water Flow through Nonwoven Fibrous Structures Obtained via Digital Volume Imaging”
  166. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Simulating Through-plane Permeability of Fibrous Materials Having Different Fiber Lengths”
  167. Q. Wang, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Simulating Permeability of Bimodal 3-D Fibrous Structures”

CONFERENCE PROCEEDING / PRESENTATIONS

  1. B. Pourdeyhimi and C. C. Chu, Theoretical Determination of Porosity and Its Application to the Design of Woven Grafts, The Second World Congress on Biomaterials, 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Washington, D. C., April 27-May 1, (1984).
  2. C. C. Chu and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Effect of Load Cycling on the Dimensional Stability of Surgical Vascular Grafts, The Second World Congress on Biomaterials, 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Washington, D. C., April 27-May 1, (1984).
  3. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. Robinson, P. Schwartz and H. D. Wagner, Mechanical Behavior of Random Fiber Kevlar/PMMA Composites: Preliminary Results, 21st Annual Conference of the Israel Institute of Chemical Engineers, Shefayim, Israel, April 16-17, (1985).
  4. H. D. Wagner, A. Finkels and B. Pourdeyhimi, Composite Materials for Use As Bone Cement: Conditions for Improved Mechanical Properties, 3rd Israel Materials Engineering Conference, Haifa, Israel, December 10- 11, (1985).
  5. H. D. Wagner, A. Finkels and B. Pourdeyhimi, Recent Results in the Study of Failure in Fiber Reinforced Bone and Dental Cements, The U. K. Israel Bi-national Symposium on Biomaterials, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 17-19, (1986).
  6. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. D. Wagner, S. Ding, A. Finkels and W. Zhang, Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Acrylic Cements, The 39th Annual Conference of the Society of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Maryland, September 13-16, 1986).
  7. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. Ding, Causes of Failure in Arterial Prostheses, The 39th Annual Conference of the Society of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Maryland, September 13-16, (1986).
  8. B. Pourdeyhimi, Various Methods for Evaluating the Cleaning Effectiveness of Detergents, Presented to the Research and Development Group at S. C. Johnson & Son, Racine, Wisconsin, (1986).
  9. B. Pourdeyhimi, Textile Materials and Their Performance. Six two-hour lectures, Joseph A. Banks Clothiers, Baltimore, Maryland, (1986).
  10. B. Pourdeyhimi, The Use of Image Analysis in Detergency Research, Presented to the Research and Development Group at S. C. Johnson & Son, Racine, Wisconsin, (1987).
  11. H. D. Wagner and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Mechanical Behavior of Acrylic Surgical Cement Reinforced with High Performance Fibers. Gordon Conference on Composites, Santa Barbara, California, January 12-16, (1987).
  12. H. D. Wagner and B. Pourdeyhimi, Composite Materials for Use in Orthopedic Applications: Fracture Behavior of Acrylic Bone Cement Reinforced With High Toughness Organic Fibers. The 4th International Conference on Composite Structures, Scotland, U. K., July 27-29, (1987).
  13. B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Moreland, A New In-Vitro Fatigue Tester for Dynamic Testing of Vascular Prostheses. ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 19-23, (1988).
  14. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. M. Spivak, Evaluation of Carpet Appearance Changes Using Image Analysis, Presented to the Research and Development Group at Allied Corp., Petersburg, Virginia, (1988).
  15. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Ulcay, M. Singer and I. Block, Mechanical Characteristics of Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 High Strength Polyethylene Fibers, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 19-23, (1988).
  16. B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Moreland, Dynamic Testing of Vascular Prostheses. The Fiber Society Conference, College Park, Maryland, November 2-4, (1988).
  17. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Wu, N. R. S. Hollies, M. H. Kish and S. M. Spivak, A Further Exposition on Image Analysis for Quantifying Carpet Appearance. The Fiber Society Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 6-8, (1989).
  18. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. M. Spivak, Evaluation of Carpet Appearance Changes Using Image Analysis, Presented to the Research and Development Group at Allied Corp., Petersburg, Virginia, (1989).
  19. B. Pourdeyhimi, G. Chiu and J. Moreland, Mechanical Properties of Vascular Prostheses, ASME Annual Winter Conference, San Francisco, California, December 14-18, (1989).
  20. Y. Ulcay, I. Block and B. Pourdeyhimi, Improving the Bond Strength of Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 High Strength Polyethylene Fibers by Chemical Etching, ASME Energysource Technology Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 14-17, (1990).
  21. B. Pourdeyhimi, Y. Ulcay, and H. D. Wagner, Elastic properties of Acrylic Bone Cements Reinforced with Ultra High Strength Polyethylene Fibers: The Effect of bond Strength, ASME Energy-source Technology Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 14-17, (1990).
  22. B. Pourdeyhimi, Evaluation of Crimp in Textured Yarns, Presented to the Research and Development Group at Allied Corp., Petersburg, Virginia, (1990).
  23. B. Pourdeyhimi, Appearance Change in Staple Carpets: Is an Expert System Feasible? Presented to the Research and Development Group at Allied Corp., Petersburg, Virginia, (1990).
  24. B. Pourdeyhimi, Understanding Appearance Changes in Carpets using Image Analysis, Presented to the Research and Development Group at DuPont, Delaware, (1990).
  25. Y. Ulcay, V. Agarwal and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Effect of Chemical Etching on the Fracture Toughness of 3D Randomly Distributed Spectra 900 and Spectra 1000 Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites, ASME Energy- source Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, January 20- 23, (1991).
  26. Y. Ulcay, V. Agarwal and B. Pourdeyhimi, Elastic Properties of 3D Randomly Distributed Spectra 900 and Kevlar 49 Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites, ASME Energy-source Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, January 20-23, (1991).
  27. B. Pourdeyhimi, J. Sobus, J. Gerde, B. Xu and W. Chin, Texture Analysis Using Neighborhood Texture Matrices and Granulometry, The International Conference on Textile and Fiber Science, Ottawa, Canada, April 6-8, (1991).
  28. B. Pourdeyhimi and B. Xu, Color Description and Measurement Using Digital Video Capture Systems, The International Conference on Textile and Fiber Science, Ottawa, Canada, April 6-8, (1991).
  29. B. Pourdeyhimi, B. Xu and J. Sobus, Fiber Analysis and Identification Using Image Analysis, The International Conference on Textile and Fiber Science, Ottawa, Canada, April 6-8, (1991).
  30. V. Agarwal, Y. Ulcay, and B. Pourdeyhimi, Elastic Properties of 3D Randomly Distributed Spectra 900 and Kevlar 49 Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites, The International Conference on Textile and Fiber Science, Ottawa, Canada, April 6-8, (1991).
  31. B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Sobus, Texture Analysis in Carpets, The Fiber Society, Clemson, South Carolina, Nov. 10-12, (1992).
  32. B. Pourdeyhimi and Y. Ulcay, Characterization of Mechanical Properties in Vascular Prostheses: Dilation, 1992 Engineering Systems Design and Analysis Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 29-July 3, (1992).
  33. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study on Bonding Properties of Kevlar 149 Fibers for Use in PMMA Bone Cements, 1992 Engineering Systems Design and Analysis Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 29-July 3, (1992).
  34. Y. Ulcay and B. Pourdeyhimi, Statistical Analysis of Tensile Strength of Kevlar 149 Fibers, 1992 Engineering Systems Design and Analysis Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 29-July 3, (1992).
  35. B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Weave Design, The Fiber Society, Clemson, South Carolina, Nov. 10-12, (1992).
  36. B. Pourdeyhimi and J. Sobus, Texture Analysis Using Spatial Statistics, The Fiber Society, Clemson, South Carolina, Nov. 10-12, (1992).
  37. A. B. Jenkins and B. Pourdeyhimi, Structural Features Affecting Texture in Carpets, The Fiber Society, Clemson, South Carolina, Nov. 10-12, (1992).
  38. B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Design: Weave Structures I, The Weaving Professional Series, Clemson, South Carolina, Dec. 1-3, (1992).
  39. B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Aided Design: Weave Structures II, The Weaving Professional Series, Clemson, South Carolina, Dec. 1-3, (1992).
  40. Casanova, M. F, D. Weinberger, E. F. Torrey, B. Xu, B. Pourdeyhimi, Focal temporal lobe abnormalities in schizophrenia. New Research Program and Abstracts American Psychiatric Association AnnualMeeting, May 4-7, p. 147, (1992).
  41. B. Pourdeyhimi and B. Xu, Pore Size and Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, The Fiber Society, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 10-12, (1993).
  42. B. Pourdeyhimi and R. Ramanathan, Piece-wise Scanning: A New Approach to Image Generation, The Fiber Society, Cornell University, Ithaca, October 10-12, (1993).
  43. B. Pourdeyhimi and B. Xu, Pore Shape in Nonwoven Fabrics, The Fiber Society, Cornell University, Ithaca, October 10-12, (1993).
  44. B. Pourdeyhimi, Pore Size and Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Fiber Science Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Feb. 10-11, (1993).
  45. B. Pourdeyhimi, Pore Size and Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 17-18, (1993).
  46. B. Pourdeyhimi, Texture Analysis I, The China Textile Institute, Taiwan, June 1-7, (1993).
  47. B. Pourdeyhimi, Texture Analysis II, The China Textile Institute, Taiwan, June 1-7, (1993).
  48. B. Pourdeyhimi, Pore Size Characterization, The China Textile Institute, Taiwan, June 1- 7, (1993).
  49. B. Pourdeyhimi, Determining Fiber Orientation in Nonwovens, The China Textile Institute, Taiwan, June 1-7, (1993).
  50. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 17-18, (1993).
  51. B. Pourdeyhimi, Evaluation of Morphology in Energetic Materials, Indian Head Naval Ordinance, Indian Head, Maryland, Dec. 3, (1993).
  52. B. Pourdeyhimi, S. Javadpoor and R. Ramanathan, Compression and Torsion behavior of carpets, The Fiber Society, Annapolis, Maryland, May 16-18, (1994).
  53. B. Pourdeyhimi, Application of Image Analysis to Nonwovens, The Textile Research Institute AnnualMeeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 3-6, (1994).
  54. B. Pourdeyhimi, Nondestructive Evaluation of Corrosion, The Steel Structures and Paint Council, Orlando, Florida, June 13-16, (1994).
  55. B. Pourdeyhimi, Application of Image Analysis to Evaluating Coating Failure, The Tri- Service Conference, Orlando, Florida, June 16-21, (1994).
  56. B. Pourdeyhimi, Determining Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Structures, The World Textile Congress, Huddersfield University, Huddersfield, U. K., July 3-6, (1994).
  57. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Orientation Distribution in Nonwovens, Albany International Research Company, Mansfield, MA, Aug. 5-6, (1994).
  58. B. Pourdeyhimi, Computer Application in Textiles. The Fiber Society, Atlanta, Georgia, November 16-18, (1994).
  59. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Re-orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, October, 21-23, (1995).
  60. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Re-orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, May, 21-23, (1996).
  61. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Re-orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, October, 21-23, (1996).
  62. B. Pourdeyhimi, Hygiene Issues in Disposable Fabrics, The Industrial Fabrics Meeting, Atlanta, October 21-23, (1996).
  63. B. Pourdeyhimi and S. Tanaka, Fiber Re-orientation in Nonwoven Structures, The Fiber Society, Mulhouse, France, April 21-23, (1997).
  64. S. Tanaka and B. Pourdeyhimi, Determining Fiber Orientation in Nonwoven Structures, The Fiber Society, Mulhouse, France, April 21-23, (1997).
  65. B. Pourdeyhimi, Fiber Re-Orientation in Nonwoven Fabrics, Presented to the Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, May, 21-23, (1997).
  66. B. Pourdeyhimi, Characterizing Fiber Orientation and Diameter Variability Nonwoven Fabrics, TAPPI, March, (1998).
  67. H. S. Kim, V. Sharma, B. Pourdeyhimi, P. Desai and A. Abhiraman, Orthotropic Symmetry in Textile Structures, The Fiber Society, Fall, (1999).
  68. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, P. Desai and A. Abhiraman, Structural Reorientation during Load-Deformation Experiments, TAPPI/INDA meeting, September, (2000).
  69. H. S. Kim, B. Pourdeyhimi, P. Desai and A. Abhiraman, Modeling Mechanical Behavior of Nonwovens, The Fiber Society, Fall, (2000).
  70. A. Konopka and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling In-plane Liquid Transport in Nonwovens, The Fiber Society, Fall 2000, (2000).
  71. H. S. Kim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Mechanics Based Modeling of Nonwovens, The Fiber Society, Fall 2000, (2000).
  72. G. Wypych, F. Lee and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Instrument Selection Affects Correlation Of Laboratory And Outdoor Exposures Of Sealants”, ACS, 220: 73-PMSE Part 2, (2000).
  73. B. Pourdeyhimi, Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center: Industry University Partnership, Beltwide Conference, Jan 2001, Anneheim, California.
  74. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. S. Kim, Predicting Mechanical Properties in Point Bonded Nonwovens, April 10, 2001, DuPont, Kinston, NC.
  75. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. S. Kim, Predicting Mechanical Properties in Point Bonded Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Technical Conference, September, 2001, Baltimore, MD.
  76. B. Pourdeyhimi, Measurement of Fiber Orientation in Heavy Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Technical Conference, September, 2001, Baltimore, MD.
  77. A. Konopka and B. Pourdeyhimi, Measurement of In-Plane Fluid Transport in Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Technical Conference, September, 2001, Baltimore, MD.
  78. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. S. Kim, Modeling In-Plane Fluid Transport in Nonwovens, International Nonwovens Technical Conference, September 24-26, 2002, Atlanta, GA.
  79. A. Begenir, H. Vahedi Tafreshi, and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Role of Orifice Design in Hydroentanglement, International Nonwovens Technical Conference, September 24-26, 2002, Atlanta, GA.
  80. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Numerical Investigation of the Waterjets Issued by Hydroentangling Orifice Nozzles, INTC Conference, September 24-26, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia.
  81. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Numerical Simulation of Hydroentangling Orifice Flow, The Fiber Society, October 16-18, 2002, NATICK, MA.
  82. B. Pourdeyhimi, Bicomponent Fibers and Their Applications, Industrial Fabrics Association, October 2002, Charlotte, NC.
  83. B. Pourdeyhimi, New Directions in Nonwovens Technology, American Fiber Manufacturers’ Association, October 2002, Greenville, SC.
  84. H. Tafreshi, A. Begenir and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Role of Nozzle Design in Characteristics of the Hydroentangling Waterjets, ILASS Americas, 16th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Monterey, CA, May 2003
  85. B. Pourdeyhimi, Structure-Process-Property Relationship in Hydroentangled Nonwovens, INTC 2003, September 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  86. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Cavitation in Hydroentangling Orifices, INTC 2003, September 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  87. H. Tafreshi, A. Begenir and B. Pourdeyhimi, The Role of Orifice Geometry on Hydroentangling: Experimental Observations, INTC 2003, September 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  88. S. Michielsen, B. Pourdeyhimi and P. Desai, Review of Thermally Point Bonded Nonwovens: Materials, Processes and Properties, INTC 2003, September 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  89. B. Pourdeyhimi, Scratch and Mar Brought About by Wipes, INTC 2003, September 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  90. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Gas-particle Decoupling by Nozzle-induced Aerodynamic Effects, American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS Society) 16th Annual Technical Conference, June 17-20 (2003), Reno, Nevada
  91. B. Pourdeyhimi, M. Zaveri, Kenaf Core as a Potential Absorbent Core for Composite Wipes, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  92. S. Verenich, E. Shim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Enzymatic Treatment of Cotton Fibers, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  93. B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, Nonwoven Simulations: A Path to Realistic Modeling of Structure property relationships, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  94. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, A Study of Hydroentangling Impact Force, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  95. H. Tafreshi, B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, In-plane and Through-plain Liquid Flow Simulations in Nonwoven Glass Fiber Mats, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  96. N. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, Sub-micron spunbonds via bicomponent fiber technology: Materials, Properties and performance issues, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  97. B. Pourdeyhimi and T. Zapletalova, Wipes produced by In-line Splitting of Segmented Pie Spunbonds, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  98. N. Vaidya, B. Pourdeyhimi, M. Acar and D. Shiffler, Hydroentangling Wet-laid Fiberglass Mat, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  99. B. Pourdeyhimi, H. Tafreshi and B. Mazé and, In-plane Liquid Flow Through Nonwovens, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  100. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Hydroentangling, INTC 2004, September 2004, Toronto, Canada.
  101. B. Pourdeyhimi, Industry-Government-University Research Partnerships, AURP 2005 Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC., November 2-4, 2005.
  102. B. Pourdeyhimi, The Influence of the Number of Segments on Performance in Splittable Nonwovens, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  103. B. Pourdeyhimi and R. Chhabra, Modeling: Pitfalls, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  104. B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, 2-D and 3-D Simulations of Nonwovens Structures, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  105. H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Aerosol Filtration, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  106. H. Tafreshi, B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Fluid Flow Through Nonwovens, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  107. N. Anantharamaiah, H. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Hydroentangling Principles”, INTC 2005, Saint Louis, September 18-22, 2005.
  108. B. Pourdeyhimi, Industry-Government-University Research Partnerships, Licensing Executive Society, 2005 Spring Meeting, Raleigh, NC, May 4-5, 2005.
  109. B. Pourdeyhimi, “The Future of Fiber Research & Development”, The Fiber Society Fall 2005 Annual Conference, NJ Institute of Technology, October 17-19, 2005.
  110. B. Pourdeyhimi, Industry-Government-University Research Partnerships, AURP 2005 Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC, November 2-4, 2005.
  111. B. Pourdeyhimi, Research Center Management, NSF Annual I-UCRC Center Directors MeetingWashington, DC, January 2006.
  112. B. Pourdeyhimi, New Innovations in Engineered Fabrics, Innovations in Medical, Protective and Technical Textiles, AATCC, Cary, NC, February 1-2, 2006.
  113. B. Pourdeyhimi, Electro-Textiles: Challenges and opportunities, IECON 05, Keynote speech, 2005.
  114. B. Pourdeyhimi, Nonwoven Structure Definition, INTC, September 2006.
  115. B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, Nonwoven Structure Simulation and Definition, INTC, September 2006.
  116. B. Pourdeyhimi, Role of Thermal Bonding on Performance, INTC, September 2006.
  117. H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Role of Hydroentangling on Performance, INTC, September 2006.
  118. B. Mazé and B. Pourdeyhimi, Modeling Mechanical Properties of Thermally Bonded Nonwovens, INTC, September 2006.
  119. H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Role of Structure on Transport, INTC, September
  120. V. M. Datla, E. Shim and B. Pourdeyhimi, Surface Modification of Fibers & Nonwovens with Melt Additives, INTC, September 2006
  121. N. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, Commercially Feasible Strong Nano Fiber Based Nonwovens, TechTextil, Atlanta, March 2006.
  122. S. K. Batra and B. Pourdeyhimi, From Disposable to Durable – Implications, TechTextil, Atlanta, March 2006.
  123. S. Verenich and B. Pourdeyhimi, High Strength Durable Coated Fabrics Made From Nonwovens, TechTextil, Atlanta, March 2006.
  124. H. V. Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Hydroentangling – A Path to Technical Nonwovens, TechTextil, Atlanta, March 2006.
  125. N. Fedorova and B. Pourdeyhimi, “Islands-in-the-sea Approach As An Ultimate Route For The Production Of Strong Nanofibers and Nanofiber Webs”, ACS, Atlanta, March
  126. H. Q. Wang, B. Maze, H. Vahedi Tafreshi and B. Pourdeyhimi, Nanoparticle Filtration by Virtual NonwovenMedia, AFS, May 2006
  127. B. Pourdeyhimi, N. Fedorova & J. McCulloch, Meltspun Multi-component Processes for Economic Nanofiber Webs, AFS, May 2006.
  128. B. Pourdeyhimi, Future Directions in Nonwovens Technologies, Beltwide Conference, Jan 2007, New Orleans.
  129. B. Pourdeyhimi, Opportunities for Cotton, Beltwide Conference, Jan 2007, New Orleans.
  130. B. Pourdeyhimi, High Performance Nonwovens, Beltwide Conference, Jan 2007, New Orleans.
  131. S. Talwar, J. Hinestroza, B. Pourdeyhimi S. A. Khan, Associative polymer facilitated electrospinning of nanofibers: role of viscoelasticity, Society of Rheology meeting, October 2007, Salt Lake City

PATENTS PUBLISHED:

  1. B. Pourdeyhimi, R. Holmes and T. J. Little, Fiber-based Nano Drug Delivery Systems US Patent Application 20030095998, May 22, 2003.
  2. B. Pourdeyhimi, Optical method for evaluating surface and physical properties of structures made wholly or partially from fibers, films, polymers or a combination thereof, US patent Application 20050004956, January 6, 2005.
  3. B. Pourdeyhimi, Improving Physical and Mechanical Properties of Fabrics by Hydroentangling, US Patent Application 20050125908, June 16, 2005.
  4. B. Pourdeyhimi and H. V. Tafreshi, Hydroentangling Jet Strip Device Defining an Orifice, US Patent Application 20060124772, June 15, 2006.
  5. T. O’Regan and B. Pourdeyhimi, Stretchable Nonwovens, US Patent Application 20060166583, July 27, 2006.
  6. B. Pourdeyhimi and T. J. Little, Three-dimensional deep molded structures with enhanced properties, US Patent Application 20060194027, August 31, 2006.
  7. B. Pourdeyhimi, N. Fedorova and S. Sharp, Lightweight high-tensile, high-tear strength bicomponent nonwoven fabrics, 20060223405, October 5, 2006.

PATENTS GRANTED:

  1. B. Pourdeyhimi and T. J. Little, Photo Luminescent Fibers and Fabrics with high Luminance and EnhancedMechanical Properties; US Patent 7,128,848, October 31, 2006.
  2. B. Pourdeyhimi and T. J. Little, 3-D Deep Molded Structures with Enhanced Properties; US Patent 7060344, June 13, 2006.
  3. M. Dixon, J. H. Lowder, B. Pourdeyhimi and H. Tafreshi, Composite Hydroentangling Nozzle Strip and Method for Producing Nonwoven Fabrics Therewith, US Patent 7237308, July 3, 2007.

OTHER INTELLECTUAL PRODUCTS

SOFTWARE PACKAGES DEVELOPED

  • 1987 Image Processing Software.
  • 1988 WEAVE-CAD, Weave Computer Aided Textile Design. Marketed by The University of Maryland.
  • 1991 FAS, Fiber Image Analysis System.
  • 1992 IMAGE, Image Analysis System.
  • 1993 PSAS, Paint Surface Analysis System.

SERVICE

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

ORGANIZATIONMEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS HELD

  • 1975-2000 The Textile Institute (U. K.)
  • 1985-Present The Fiber Society
  • 1986-1988 Biomaterials Section, American Society for Testing of Materials
  • 1986-1988 ASTM, Committee F4 on Surgical Implants
  • 1987-1989 Lectureship Committee, The Fiber Society
  • 1989-1990 Lectureship Committee Chairman, The Fiber Society
  • 1990-1993 Member, Governing Council, The Fiber Society
  • 1995-1996 The Vice-President of The Fiber Society
  • 1996-1997 The President of The Fiber Society
  • 1999-Present INTC Organizing Committee
  • 1999-Present INDA Technical Advisory Board
  • 2003-Present TAPPI Properties & Performance Group – Chair

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

  • 1987-Present Associate Editor, ComputerizedMedical Imaging and Graphics
  • 1987-Present Reviewer for ASME Conference
  • 1987-Present Reviewer for Ars Textrina
  • 1988-Present Reviewer for Textile Research Journal.
  • 1989-Present Reviewer for Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology
  • 1989-Present Reviewer for Journal of The Textile Institute, U. K.
  • 1991-Present Reviewer for Journal of Cells and Biology.
  • 1991-Present Reviewer for Journal of Microscopy.
  • 1991-Present Reviewer for Journal of Orthopedic Research.
  • 2005-Present Associate Editor, Textile Research Journal
  • 2006-Present Reviewer for JEFF.
  • 2007-Present Associate Editor, Elsevier journalMaterials Science and Engineering.

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS CONTRIBUTIONS

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT COLLEGE PARK

  • 1984-1985 Chair, Minorities Committee
  • 1985-1986 Chair, Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Committee
  • 1985-1991 Chair, Computer Committee
  • 1985-1988 Member, Senior Honors Committee
  • 1985-1986 Evaluation of the University of Maryland Band Uniforms
  • 1986-1987 Member, College Committee for Academic Dishonesty
  • 1987-1988 Member, Committee for Reviewing the Apparel Design Program
  • 1987-1990 Chair, College Computer Committee
  • 1987-1988 Chair, Senior Honors Committee
  • 1987-1990 Member, Campus Computer Coordinating Committee
  • 1988-1989 Member, Senate Adjunct Committee on Research
  • 1988-1990 Coordinator, College Computer Proposal
  • 1988-1990 Member, Dean’s Research Advisory Task Force
  • 1989-1990 Vice Chair, College Executive Committee
  • 1989-1990 Chair, Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Committee
  • 1989-1990 Chair, Committee for Reviewing Ph.D. Qualifying and Candidacy Exams
  • 1990-1995 Member, Campus Senate
  • 1990-1995 Member, CACP
  • 1990-1991 Chair, College Assembly
  • 1990-1991 Member, Dean’s Budget Advisory Committee
  • 1990-1991 Chair, College Executive Committee
  • 1990-1991 Member, College of Human Ecology Dissolution Committee
  • 1992-1993 Member, Campus Affairs Committee
  • 1992-1993 Chair, The Human Relations Committee of The Campus Senate
  • 1992-1994 Textile Programs Program Coordinator
  • 1994-1995 Member, Curriculum Committee
  • 1993-1995 Member, Space Committee

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • 1995 Member, NTC Equipment Review Committee
  • 1995 Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee
  • 1995 Chair, Area Committee for Dr. Mary Lynn Realff
  • 1996 Member, Area Committee for Dr. Haskell Beckham
  • 1996 Seminar Coordinator
  • 1996 Curriculum Committee
  • 1996 Chair, Semester Conversion Committee for B.S. in Textile and Fiber Engineering
  • 1996 Chair, Semester Conversion Committee for Graduate Programs
  • 1996 Chair, Textile Engineering Qualifying Exam Committee
  • 1996 Member, Area Committee for Dr. Lewis Dorrity
  • 1997 Chair, Textile Engineering Qualifying Exam Committee

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

  • 1999-2001 Member, TATM Search Committee
  • 2000-2001 Member, TECS Search Committee
  • 2000-2001 Chair, College Library Committee
  • 2000-2004 Member, Technology Lab
  • 2000-2001 Member, Undergraduate Committee
  • 2001-2002 Chair, Technology Lab
  • 2001-2004 Member, TATM Search Committee
  • 2002-2003 Member, Search Committee for Vice Chancellor for Research
  • 2000-Present NCSU Intellectual Property Committee
  • 2003-2007 Science & Technology Research Advisory Group to the Vice Chancellor for Research
  • 2003-Present Member, TATM Graduate Curriculum Committee
  • 2004-Present Member, Research Operations Council
  • 2004-Present Member, College of Textiles Dean’s Council
  • 2004-Present Member, College of Textiles Safety Committee
  • 2004-Present Co-chair, College of Textiles Research Committee
  • 2004-Present Member, NC State Technology Incubator Steering Committee
  • 2005-Present Member, TATM Core Committee
  • 2005-Present Member, Extension Operations Council
  • 2006-Present Chair, OTT Director Search Committee
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