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Widener University Faculty Authors 2022 - 2023

Biomedical Engineering

Aylin Acun, PhD

Photo of Aylin Acun• Oganesyan, R.V., Lellouch, A.G., Acun, A., Lupon, E., Taveau, C.B., Burlage, L.C., Lantieri, L.A., Randolph, M.A., Cetrulo, C.L. Jr., Uygun, B.E. (2023). Acellular nipple scaffold development, characterization, and preliminary biocompatibility assessment in a swine model. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 151(4):618e-629e. 

LiKang Chin, PhD

LiKang Chin• Filliol, A., Saito, Y., Nair, A., Dapito, D. H., Yu, L.-X., Ravichandra, A., Bhattacharjee, S., Affo, S., Fujiwara, N., Su, H., Sun, Q., Savage, T. M., Wilson-Kanamori, J. R., Caviglia, J. M., Chin, L., Chen, D., Wang, X., Caruso, S., Kang, J. K.,  Schwabe, R. F. (2022). Opposing roles of hepatic stellate cell subpopulations in hepatocarcinogenesis. Nature, 610(7931), 356–365. 

• Łysik, D., Deptuła, P., Chmielewska, S., Skłodowski, K., Pogoda, K., Chin, L., Song, D., Mystkowska, J., Janmey, P. A., & Bucki, R. (2022). Modulation of biofilm mechanics by DNA structure and Cell Type. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 8(11), 4921–4929. 

• Wu, B., Liu, D.A., Guan, L., Myint, P. K., Chin, L., Dang, H., Xu, Y., Ren, J., Li, T., Yu, Z., Jabban, S., Mills, G. B., Nukpezah, J., Chen, Y. H., Furth, E. E., Gimotty, P. A., Wells, R. G., Weaver, V. M., Radhakrishnan, R., … Guo, W. (2023). Stiff matrix induces exosome secretion to promote tumour growth. Nature Cell Biology, 25(3), 415–424. 

Chemical Engineering

Sachin P. Patil, PhD

Sachin Patil• DiFrancesco, M., Hofer, J., Aradhya, A., Rufinus, J., Stoddart, J., Finocchiaro, S., Mani, J., Tevis, S., Visconti, M., Walawender, G., DiFlumeri, J., Fattakhova, E., Patil, S. P. (2023). Discovery of small-molecule PD-1/PD-L1 antagonists through combined virtual screening and experimental validation. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 102,107804.​

• Patil, S. P., Fattakhova, E., Hofer, J., Oravic, M., Bender, A., Brearey, J., Parker, D., Radnoff, M., Smith, Z. (2022). Machine-learning guided discovery of bioactive Inhibitors of PD1-PDL1 interaction. Pharmaceuticals, 15(5), 613.​

• Patil, S. P., DiFlumeri, J., Wellington, J., Fattakhova, E., Oravic, M. (2022). Alzheimer’s neuroinflammation: A crosstalk between immune checkpoint PD1-PDL1 and ApoE-Heparin interactions? Medical Hypotheses, 164, 110865.​

• Patil, S. P. (Ed.). (2022). Small molecules targeting protein-protein interactions (PPIs): Current strategies for the development of new drugs [Special issue]. Pharmaceuticals. 

Civil Engineering

Xiaochao Tang, PhD, PE

Xoachao Tang• Alhassan, I., Park, J., & Tang, X. (2023). Characterizing a local sewage sludge ash for developing alkali-activated geopolymer mortar. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 

Robotics Engineering

Daniel Roozbahani, D.Sc. Tech. Eng.

Photo of Hamid Roozbahani.• Motorin, D., Roozbahani, H., & Handroos, H. (2022). Development of a novel method for estimating and planning automatic skimmer operation in response to offshore oil spills. Journal of Environmental Management, 318, 115451. 

• Poberezkin, E., Roozbahani, H., Alizadeh, M., et al. (2022). Development of a robust Wi-Fi/4G-based ROS communication platform for an assembly and repair mobile robot with reliable behavior under unstable network or connection failure. Artificial Life and Robotics, 27, 786-795. 

• Roozbahani, H., Alizadeh, M., Handroos, H., & Salminen, A. (2022). Design and development of a multisensory real-time monitoring platform for ultrafast laser engraving process. IEEE Access, 10, 66529-66544.