Overview of Research Interests Pranesh Aswath Professor Materials Science and Engineering Department and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department 500 West First Street, Rm. 325 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX 76019 [email_address] 817-272-7108 April 20th , 2009
Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Tribology, Lubrication and Coatings (TLCL) Processing and Properties of Materials
Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Porous Polymers for Drug Delivery Microwave Synthesis of Biopolymers Polymer Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Synthesis of Bioceramics Polymer Matrix Composites Anurag Pandey, Girish Pandey and Pranesh Aswath “Microwave Synthesis of Poly Lactic Acid – Poly Glycolic Acid Blends”, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 1(3) , 2008 , pp. 227-233. Mayur Uttarwar and Pranesh Aswath , “Fabrication of Porous, Drug releasing, Biodegradable, Polymer Scaffolds for Sustained Drug Release” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-B Applied Biomaterials, 87(1), October 2008 , pp, 121-131. Anurag Pandey and Pranesh Aswath “Microwave Synthesis of Poly Lactic Acid” Journal of Biomaterials – Polymer Edition . 20(1) , January 2009 , pp 13-28. Rammohan Kriparamanan, Pranesh Aswath , Anhong Zhou, Liping Tang and Kytai Nguyen, “Nanotopography: Cellular Response to Nanostructured Materials”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 6, 1905-1919, 2006 . Anurag Pandey, Eric Jan and Pranesh Aswath “ Physical and Mechanical Behavior of Hot rolled HDPE/HA composites ” Journal of Materials Science 41(11 ), 3369-3376, 2006 . Sunil Belligondu, Panayotis Shiakolas, Anurag Pandey, Pranesh Aswath , A Systemic Approach Towards Optimization of the Hot Embossing of Poly – L-Lactic Acid for Biomedical Applications”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Applied Biomaterials , 85B(2) , May 2008 , pp. 469-477. Aniket Wadajkar, Abhimanyu Sabnis, Pranesh Aswath and Kytai Nguyen, “Factorial Analyses of 3D Photopolymerizable Thermoresponsive Nanoparticle Composite Hydrogels” In Print , Nanomedicine : Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, ( DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2008.11.003), 2009 . Microchannel for Drug Delivery
Processing and Properties of Materials Ceramic Matrix Composites Creep Deformation of Materials Shape Memory Alloys Fatigue and Fracture of Ti and Ni based Alloys Muthur K. Purushottam and Pranesh Aswath “Impression Creep of Monolithic and Composite Lead Free Solders” Journal of Materials Science, 42(17) , pp. 7592-7600, 2007 . Ali Abolmaali, Jason Treadway, Pranesh Aswath , Frank Lu and Emily McCarthy “Hysteresis Behavior of T-Stub Connections with Superelastic Shape Memory Fasteners” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 62(8), pp. 831-838, 2006 . Kuo-Tong Lee, Chin-Bin Huang and Pranesh B. Aswath “The Instability of Li 2 O Containing Celsian in BAS/Si 3 N 4 Composites”, Advances in Science and Technology, 45 , pp. 67-72, 2006 . K.T. Lee and P.B. Aswath “Role of mineralizers on the hexacelsian to celsian transformation in the barium aluminosilicate (BAS ) system “ Mater. Sci. & Engr A 352(1-2) , 2003 1-7. Anurag Pandey, Eric Jan and Pranesh Aswath “ Physical and Mechanical Behavior of Hot rolled HDPE/HA composites ” Journal of Materials Science 41(11 ), 3369-3376, 2006 .
Tribology, Lubrication and Coatings Laboratory (TLCL) Fundamental Study of Lubrication Development of High Performance Greases and Gear Oils Development of Environmentally Friendly Coatings High Performance Cu and Sn Free Anti-Fouling Paints Anuradha Somayaji, Ramoun Mourhatch and Pranesh Aswath , “Nanoscale Properties of Tribofilms from ZDDP and Fluorinated ZDDP in the Presence and Absence of Antioxidants”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 7 , 4378–4390 ( 2007 ). Anuradha Somayaji and Pranesh B Aswath “Antiwear Performance of ZDDP and F-ZDDP in the Presence of Antioxidants”. Tribology Transactions, 51(4) ,pp. 403-412, July 2008 . . Zahedul Huq, Pranesh B. Aswath and R.L. Elsenbaumer “A TEM Studies of Anti-Wear Films/wear particles generated under boundary lubrication condition” Tribology International , 40(1), pp 111-116, 2007 . Zahedul Huq, Xin Chen, Pranesh Aswath and R. L. Elsenbaumer “Thermal Degradation Behavior of Zinc Dialkyldithiophosphate in Presence of Catalyst and Detergents in Neutral Oil ” . Tribology Letters , 19(2) , June 2005 . Kajal Parekh, Xin Chen and Pranesh B. Aswath “Synthesis of Fluorinated ZDDP Compounds” Tribology Letters, 34(2) , 141-153, May 2009 , Ramoun Mourhatch and Pranesh B. Aswath, “Nanoscale Properties of Zinc Dialkyl Dithiophosphate Under Extreme Pressure Conditions”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9 , 2682-2691, April 2009 . Pranesh Aswath , Ramoun Mourhatch, Krupal Patel, Sunit Munot, Anuradha Somayaji and Ronald Elsenbaumer, “A Design of Experiments Approach to Develop a Better Grease”, NLGI Spokesman , 71(4), pp. 8-16, 2007 . Hal Shaub, Pranesh Aswath and Md. Zahedul Huq “ Engine Oil Additive “ U.S. Patent 7074745, Issued July 11th 2006 .