Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers



Carlsen, R.W. 
and M. Sitti, "Bio-hybrid cell-based actuators for microsystems," Small, doi: 10.1002/smll.201400384 (2014).

Zhuang, J., G. Wei, R.W. Carlsen, M.R. Edwards, R. Marculescu, P. Bogdan, and M. Sitti, "Analytical modeling and experimental characterization of chemotaxis in Serratia marcescens," Phys Rev E 89, 052704 (2014).

Edwards, M.R., R.W. Carlsen, J. Zhuang, and M. Sitti, "Swimming characterization of Serratia marcescens for bio-hybrid micro-robotics," J Micro-Bio Robot, 1-14 (2014).

Edwards, M.R., R.W. Carlsen, and M. Sitti, "Near and Far-Wall Effects on the Three Dimensional Motion of Bacteria-Driven Microbeads," Appl Phys Lett 102, 143701 (2013).

Wright, R., A. Post, B. Hoshizaki, and K.T. Ramesh, "A computational approach to estimate axonal damage under inertial loading of the head," J Neurotrauma 30, 102-18 (Jan 2013).

Mo, C., R. Wright, R.R. Knight, and W.W. Clark, "Finite element analysis of unimorph rectangular piezoelectric diaphragm actuators with experimental verification," Smart Mater Struct 21, 085025 (July 2012).

Hosemane, S., A. Fournier, R. Wright, L. Rajbhandari, R. Siddique, I. Yang, K.T. Ramesh, A. Venkatesan, and N. Thakor, "Valve-based microfluidic compression platform: single axon injury and regrowth," Lab Chip 11, 3888-95  (Sept 2011).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "An axonal strain injury criterion for traumatic brain injury," Biomech Mod Mechanobio, doi: 10.1007/s10237-011-0307-1 (March 2011).

Mo, C., R. Wright, W.S. Slaughter, and W.W. Clark, "Behaviour of a unimorph circular piezoelectric actuator," Smart Mater Struct 15, 1094-1102 (Aug 2006).

Mo, C., R. Wright, and W.W. Clark, "The effect of electrode pattern on the behavior of piezoelectric actuators in a circular diaphragm structure," J Intel Mater Sys Struct 18, 467-476 (May 2007).


Conference Proceedings


Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "A finite element model for estimating axonal damage in traumatic brain injury," Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2012-80193 (June 20-23, 2012).

Wright, R.
and K.T. Ramesh, "Effect of anisotropy in a model of traumatic brain injury," Proceedings of USNCTAM2010, USNCTAM2010-623 (June 27 - July 2, 2010).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "The use of a cellular strain injury criterion and diffusion tensor imaging in a computational model of traumatic brain injury," Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2010-19562 (June 15-19, 2010).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "Application of diffusion tensor imaging in modeling diffuse axonal injury," Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2009-206626 (June 17-21, 2009).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "Anisotropic modeling of fibrous white matter," Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008-192582 (June 25-29, 2008).

Wright, R., C. Mo, and W.W. Clark, "Effect of electrode pattern on the performance of unimorph piezoelectric diaphragm actuators," Proceedings of SPIE 5764, 42-49 (May 2005).


Conference Presentations


Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "A finite element model for estimating axonal damage in traumatic brain injury," ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Fajardo, Puerto Rico (June 20 - 23, 2012).

Wright, R.
and K.T. Ramesh, "Effect of anisotropy in a model of traumatic brain injury," 16th US
Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, State College, PA (June  27 - July 2, 2010).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "The use of a cellular strain injury criterion and diffusion tensor imaging in a computational model of traumatic brain injury," ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Naples, FL (June 15 - 19, 2010).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "Application of diffusion tensor imaging in modeling diffuse axonal injury," ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA (June 17 - 21, 2009).

Wright, R. 
and K.T. Ramesh, "The use of cellular strain as an injury criterion for diffuse axonal injury," BMES Annual Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (Oct 7 - 10, 2009).

Wright, R. and K.T. Ramesh, "Anisotropic mdoeling of fibrous white matter," ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco Island, FL (June 25 - 29, 2008).

Wright, R., C. Mo, and W. Clark, "Effect of electrode pattern on the performance of unimorph piezoelectric diaphragm actuators," 12th SPIE Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Material, San Diego, CA (March 6 - 8, 2005).


Invited Presentations


Carlsen, R.W. "A Computational model for mild traumatic brain injury based on an axonal injury criterion," Grand Rounds, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (May 3, 2012).

Wright, R. "An axonal strain injury criterion for traumatic brain injury," Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (Dec 6, 2010).

Wright, R. "An axonal strain injury criterion for traumatic brain injury," The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD (Oct 4, 2010).