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Widener University Faculty Authors 2020 - 2021

Biomedical Engineering

LiKang Chin, PhD

• Affo, S., Nair, A., Brundu, F., Ravichandra, A., Bhattacharjee, S., Matsuda, M., Chin, L., Filliol, A., Wen, W., Song, X., Decker, A., Worley, J., Caviglia, J. M., Yu, L., Yin, D., Saito, Y., Savage, T., Wells, R. G., Mack, M., … Schwabe, R. F. (2021). Promotion of cholangiocarcinoma growth by diverse cancer-associated fibroblast subpopulations. Cancer Cell, 39(6), 866-882.  

• Bhattacharjee, S., Hamberger, F., Ravichandra, A., Miller, M., Nair, A., Affo, S., Filliol, A., Chin, L., Savage, T. M., Yin, D., Wirsik, N. M., Mehal, A., Arpaia, N., Seki, E., Mack, M., Zhu, D., Sims, P. A., Kalluri, R., Stanger, B. Z., … Schwabe, R. F. (2021). Tumor restriction by type I collagen opposes tumor-promoting effects of cancer-associated fibroblasts. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 131(11).  

Chemical Engineering

Dipendu Saha, PhD

Photo of Dipendu Saha• DeLuca, G., Saha, D., & Chakraborty, S. (2021) Why Ag(I) grafted porous carbon matrix prefers alkene over alkane? An inside view from ab-initio study. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 316

• Unsworth, C.E., Kuo, C-C., Kuzmin, A., Khalid, S., & Saha D. (2021) Adsorption of rare-earth elements in DNA functionalized mesoporous carbon. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 12(38), 43180–43190. 

• Saha, D., Hoinkis, T. J., & Van Bramer, S. E. (2020) Electrospun, flexible and reusable nanofiber mat of graphitic carbon nitride for photocatalytic reduction of hexavalent chromium. Journal of Colloid Interface Science, 575, 433-442. 

• Saha, D., Toof, B., Krishna, R., Orkoulas, G., Gismondi, P., Thorpe, R., & Comroe, M. (2020) Separation of ethane-ethylene and propane-propylene in Ag(I)-doped and sulfurized microporous carbon. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 299.  

Civil Engineering

Ronald L. Mersky, BSE, MSE, PhD, PE, BCEE

Photo of Ronald Mersky• Di Maria, F., Sisania, F., El-Hoz, M., & Mersky, R.L. (2020). How collection efficiency and legal constraints on digestate management can affect the effectiveness of anaerobic digestion of bio-waste: An analysis of the Italian context in a life cycle perspective. Science of the Total Environment.

• Di Maria, F., Sisania, F., Contini, S., Ghosh, S.K., & Mersky, R.L. (2020). Is the policy of the European Union in waste management sustainable? An assessment of the Italian context, Waste Management,103, 437-448. 

• Guran S., Mersky R.L., & Ghosh S.K. (2020) Status of plastics waste in circular economy in the USA. In: S. K. Ghosh (Ed.), Circular Economy: Global Perspective (pp. 413-421). Springer.

• Di Maria, F., Mersky, R.L., Daskale, S., Ayalon, O., & Ghosh, S.K. (2020). Preliminary comparison among recycling rates for developed and developing countries: The case of India, Israel, Italy and USA. In S. K. Ghosh (Ed.), Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies (pp. 1-13). Springer.  

Electrical Engineering

Syed Ali Hamza, PhD

Photo of Syed Ali Hamza• Ahmad, F., Markopoulos, P. P., Ouyang, B., Schooley, P. A., & Hamza, S. A. (2021). Radar human motion classification using multi-antenna system. Proceedings of SPIE, 11730(1), 1173005–1173008.

• Hamza, S. A. & Amin, M. (2020, Sept 20-25). Learning sparse array capon beamformer design using deep learning approach [Conference session]. IEEE Radar Conference, Florence, Italy.  

• Hamza, S. A. & Amin, M. G. (2021) Sparse array beamforming for wideband signal models. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 57(2), 1211-1226.

• Hamza, S. A. & Amin, M. (2021, Jan 18-21). Sparse array receiver beamformer design for multi-functional antenna [Conference session]. 28th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Amsterdam, Netherlands.  

• Hamza, S. A., Zhai, W., Wang, X., &  Amin, M. (2021, June 6-11). Sparse array transceiver design for enhanced adaptive beamforming in MIMO radar [Conference session]. ICASSP 2021 - 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  

• Zhai, W., Wang, X., Hamza, S. A., & Amin, M. (2021, May 7-14). Cognitive-driven optimization of sparse array transceiver for MIMO radar beamforming [Conference session]. IEEE Radar Conference (RADAR), Atlanta, GA, USA.  

Weisong Tian, PhD 

Photo of weisong Tian• Tian, W., & Wang, G. (2020). State estimation in mobile edge computing with unreliable communications. IEEE Communications Letters, 25(4),1149-1152.

Mechanical Engineering

Babak Eslami, PhD

Photo of Babak Eslami• Damircheli, M. & Eslami, B. (2020). Design of v-shaped cantilever for enhanced multifrequency AFM measurements, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 11(1), 1525-1541. 

• Divid, S., Ma, X., Pierre, R., Eslami, B., Patek, S., & Bergbreiter, S. (2020) Latch-based control of energy output in spring actuated system. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 17(168), 20200070.  

• Livolsi, F., May, T., Caputo, D., Fouladi, K., & Eslami, B. (2021). Multiscale study of effect of humidity on shape memory polymers used in 3D printing. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 143(9), 091010-091019.

• Putnam, J., Damircheli, M., & Eslami, B. (2020). Effects of laser spot positioning with optical beam deflection method on tapping mode and bimodal AFM. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, 234(4), 675-690.

Kamran Fouladi, PhD, PE

Photo of Kamran Fouladi• Fouladi, K., & Coughlin, D. J. (2021). CFD investigation of trout-like configuration holding station near an obstruction. Fluids, 6(6), 204. 

• Livolsi, F., May, T., Caputo, D., Fouladi, K., & Eslami, B. (2021). Multiscale study on effect of humidity on shape memory polymers used in three-dimensional printing. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 143(9), 1-9.