The research performed at the MARS lab has been published in national and international journals and presented at national and international conferences. In addition to journal publications and conference presentations the research results were included in Patent applications and Book Chapters.

A list of these publications by the MARS Lab researchers can be found by following the links Patent Applications - Invention Disclosures, Book Chapters. Refereed Journal Publications, Conference Publications, Conference and Symposia Publications/Presentations.

Patent Applications - Invention Disclosures

Issued

2. L. Blanco, K. Godfrey, C. Grace, C. Alberts, A. Patin, P. S. Shiakolas, and P. A. Aswath, Controlled release nanoparticulate matter delivery system US Patent Number 9,522,241 Awarded December 20, 2016

1. M. Mayyas and P. S. Shiakolas, Method and apparatus for detethering of mesoscale, microscale and nanoscale components and devices
Patent Number US 8,739,398 B2 Awarded June 3, 2014. First page of the patent.

In review

 

Not pursued

S. Khan and P. S. Shiakolas
Allograft Insertion Device
Provisional Patent filed with US Patent Office on August 15, 2016, Application Number 29/574,341, UTA 15-37
UTA's Intellectual Property Office decided not to pursue this application further

J. Yang, P. S. Shiakolas, E. Brillakis, and S. Banerjee, Methods and Compositions of Novel Biodegradable Radiopaque Coronary Stents,
Provisional Invention filed by UT System on June 2008
UTA's Intellectual Property Office decided not to pursue this application further

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Book Chapters

V. Varanasi, P. S. Shiakolas, and P. Aswath, Engineered Scaffolds: Materials and Microstructure from Nanostructures to Macrostructures for Tissue Engineering in Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering - Biological Design, Materials and Fabrication, Editors Claudio Migliaresi, University of Trento, Italy, and Antonella Motta, University of Trento, Italy, Hardback 698 pages 2014-03-31, CRC Press, http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9789814463201

Refereed Journal Publications

34. P. Ravi, P. S. Shiakolas and T. Welch, Poly-L-lactic Acid: Pellets to Fiber to Fused Deposition Modeled Scaffolds, and Scaffold Weight Loss Study, Journal of Additive Manufacturing, Elsevier, ADDMA_182, Accepted for publication June 2017 (link to In Press Pre-publication version) Click for Abstract

33. Md Abu Hasan and P. S. Shiakolas, Comparative Stress Analysis of Lingualized and Conventional Balanced Occlusion Schemes in a Full-Arch Fixed Implant Prosthesis ussing Finite Element Analysis, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, JMMB-D-16-00156, https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500749, Accepted for publication March 1, 2017

32. P. Ravi, P. S. Shiakolas, and A. Thorat, Analyzing the Effects of Temperature, Nozzle-Bed Distance and their Interactions on the Width of Fused Deposition Modeled Struts using Statistical Techniques Towards Precision Scaffold Fabrication, Accepted to appear in July 2017 issue: J. Manuf. Sci. Eng. 139, 071007 (2017) (9 pages);   Paper No: MANU-16-1576;  doi:10.1115/1.4035963 (link to article info)

31. Salman N. Khan & Panos S. Shiakolas: Finite Element Analysis of Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) Surgery Allograft to Predict Endothelial Cell Loss, Current Eye Research, June 1, 2016. Link to article: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/02713683.2016.1151052

30. S. N. Khan and P. S. Shiakolas, To Study the Effects of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Geometry and Surgical Conditions on the Postsurgical Outcomes through Finite Element Analysis, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 5 April 2016, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519416501013.

29. S. N. Khan, P. S. Shiakolas, and V. Mootha, Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) Tissue Insertion Devices: A Review, Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research, 2015; 10(4); 461-468, DOI: 10.4103/2008-322X.176899 (http://www.jovr.org/text.asp?2015/10/4/461/176899)

28. M. Rizwan and P. S. Shiakolas, On the Acceleration Limits for Sliding and Detachment between Contacting Rough Surfaces for Micropart Manipulation in a Dry Environment, Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, 1, 011005 (2013) (8 pages); DOI: 10.1115/1.4023531

27. M. Rizwan and P. S. Shiakolas, On the Optimum Synthesis of a Microconveyor Platform for Micropart Translocation using Differential Evolution, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Feb. 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415977.2013.764293

26. S. N. Khan, P. S. Shiakolas, and M. Rizwan, An Overview of Performance Characteristics of Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis Using Lasers, Journal of Micro and Nanosystems, Volume 4, Number 4, 2012, ISSN: 18764029

25. S. E. McCaslin, P. S. Shiakolas, B. H. Dennis, and K. L. Lawrence, Closed-Form Matrices for Higher Order Tetrahedral Finite Elements, Advances in Engineering Software and Computers & Structures, Volume 44, Issue 1, February 2012, Pages 75-79

24. M. Rizwan and P. S. Shiakolas, Motion Analysis of Micropart in Dry Friction Environment due to Surface Excitation Considering Microscale Forces, ASME Transactions on Tribology, Vol. 133, Issue 4, October 2011, DOI: 10.1115/1.4004455

23. N. Uppal and P. S. Shiakolas, Process sensitivity analysis and resolution prediction for the two photon polymerization of micro/nano structures , ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, DOI:10.1115/1.4000097, October 2009 -- Volume 131, Issue 5, 051018 (9 pages)

22. M. Mayyas, P. S. Shiakolas, W. H. Lee and H. Stephanou, Thermal Cycle Modeling of Electrothermal Microactuators, Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 152 (2), p.192, Jun 2009, doi:10.1016/j.sna.2009.03.015

21. M. Mayyas and P. S. Shiakolas, Microsurface Reverse Engineering and Compensation for Laser Micromachining, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2008.2009090, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2009

20. N. Uppal and P. S. Shiakolas, Modeling of Temperature Dependent Diffusion and Polymerization Kinetics and their effects on Two Photon Polymerization Dynamics
a. SPIE Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS and MOEMS, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 043002 (10 pages), Oct–Dec 2008
b. Selected to appear in the January 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science published by the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics

19. N. Uppal and P. S. Shiakolas, Micromachining Characteristics of NiTi based Shape Memory Alloy using Femtosecond Laser, MANU-07-1338, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 130, Issue 3, pp. 31117 (7 pages), June 2008

18. S. Belligundu, P. S. Shiakolas, P. B. Aswath and A. Pandey, A Systemic Approach Towards Optimization of the Hot Embossing of Poly L-Lactic Acid for Biomedical Applications, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, Volume 85B, Issue 2, pp.  469-477; May 2008, Published Online: Dec 12 2007, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.30967

17. P. M. P. Silva, H. R. B. Orlande, M. J. Colaço, P. S. Shiakolas and G. S. Dulikravich , Identification and Design of Source Term in a Two-Region Heat Conduction Problem, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering,  Vol. 15, No. 7, October 2007, 661-677

16. S. Belligundu and P. S. Shiakolas, A Study on Two Stage Hot Embossing Micro-Replication: Silicon-to-Polymer-to-Polymer, Journal of Microlithography, Microfabrication, and Microsystems (JM3), Special section on Bio-MEMS and Microfluidics, Vol. 5, 021103, May. 10, 2006, DOI:10.1117/1.2198794

15. N. Uppal, P. S. Shiakolas, and S. Priya, Bulk Micromachining of PZT using Femtosecond Laser, Journal of Ferroelectrics Letters, Vol. 32, Number 3-4/2005, June 2005, pp. 67-77

14. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Koladiya, and J. Kebrle, On the Optimum Synthesis of Six-Bar Mechanisms Using Evolutionary Techniques and the Geometric Centroid of Precision Positions Technique, Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 40, Issue 3, March 2005, pp. 319-335

13. P. S. Shiakolas, R. S. Van Schenck, D. Piyabongkarn, and I. Frangeskou Magnetic Levitation Hardware in the Loop and MATLAB Based Experiments for Reinforcement of Neural Network Control Concepts, IEEE Transactions on Education, February 2004, Vol. 47, Number 1, pp. 33-41

12. P. S. Shiakolas, and D. Piyabongkarn, Development of a Real-Time Digital Control System with a Hardware in the Loop Magnetic Levitation Device for Reinforcement of Controls Education, IEEE Transactions on Education, February 2003, Vol. 46, Number 1, pp.79-87

11. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Koladiya and J. Kebrle, On the Optimum Synthesis of Four-bar Linkages using Differential Evolution and Geometric Centroid of Precision Positions, The International Journal of Inverse Problems In Engineering, 2002, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 485-502

10. P. S. Shiakolas, V. Chandra, and J. Kebrle, An Environment for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Simulation for Education Using MATLAB via the World Wide Web: Part I – Environment Description and Development International Journal of Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Volume 10, Number 3, pp. 99-108, 2002

9. P. S. Shiakolas, V. Chandra, J. Kebrle and D. Wilhite, An Environment for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Simulation for Education Using MATLAB via the World Wide Web: Part II – Representative Examples – System Simulation and Planar Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis International Journal of Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Volume 10, Number 3,  pp. 109-120, 2002

8. P. S. Shiakolas, K. L. Conrad, and T. C. Yih, On the Accuracy, Repeatability and Degree of Influence for Industrial Robots, Journal of Modeling and Simulation, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp. 245-254, 2002

7. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Koladiya, and J. Kebrle, Optimum Robot Design Based on Task Specifications Using Evolutionary Techniques and Kinematic, Dynamic, and Structural Constraints, International Journal of Inverse Problems in Engineering, 359-375, Volume 10, Number 4, 2002

6. S. N. Muthukrishnan, P. S. Shiakolas, R. V. Nambiar and K. L. Lawrence, Simple Algorithm for the Adaptive Refinement of Three Dimensional Problems with Tetrahedral Meshes, AIAA Journal, Vol. 33, No. 5, 928-932, 1995

5. K. T. Schuetze, P. S. Shiakolas, S. N. Muthukrishnan, R. V. Nambiar and K. L. Lawrence, A Study of Adaptively Remeshed Finite Element Problems using Higher Order Tetrahedra, Computers and Structures, Vol. 54, No. 2, 279-288, 1995

4. M. A. Moetakef, S. P. Joshi, P. S. Shiakolas, and K. L. Lawrence, Closed form Expressions for Higher Order Electroelastic Tetrahedral Elements, AIAA Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, 136-142, 1995

3. P. S. Shiakolas, R. V. Nambiar and K. L. Lawrence, Closed Form Expressions for the Linear and Quadratic Strain Tetrahedron Finite Elements, Computers and Structures, Vol. 50, No. 6, 743-747, 1994

2. P. S. Shiakolas, R. V. Nambiar and K. L. Lawrence, Closed form Error Estimators for the Linear strain and Quadratic strain Tetrahedron Finite Elements, Computers and Structures, Vol. 47, No. 6, 907-915, 1993

1. P. S. Shiakolas, R. V. Nambiar, K. L. Lawrence and W. A. Rogers, Closed form Stiffness Matrices for the Linear strain and Quadratic strain Tetrahedron Finite Elements, Computers and Structures, Vol. 42, No. 2, 237-242, 1992

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Conference Publications
(Peer Reviewed Conference Published and Conference and Symposia Publications/Presentations)

Peer Reviewed Conference Published

73. (2015) P. Ravi, P. S. Shiakolas, J. Oberg, A. Batra, and S. Faizee, On the Development of a Modular 3D Bioprinter for Research in Biomedical Device Fabrication, ASME IMECE2015-51555, Nov. 13-19, 2015, Houston, Texas, USA

72. S. N. Khan and P. S. Shiakolas, To Understand Myopic Alleviation by Conducting Finite Element Structural Analysis of the Cornea with an Intrastromal Corneal Ring Implant, ASME IMECE2015-51515, Nov. 13-19, 2015, Houston, Texas, USA

71. H. Md Abu and P. S. Shiakolas, 3D Finite Element Stress Analysis of an Implant Supported Verdenture Under Bruxism and Lingualized Loading Conditions ASME IMECE2015-51688, Nov. 13-19, Houston, Texas, USA

70. C. E. Abrego, P. S. Shiakolas and M. R. Sobhy, Developing an educational and research human robot interaction environment for a mechanical finger/hand, ASME IMECE2015-52305, Nov. 13-19, 2015, Houston, Texas, USA

69. C. E. Abrego and P. S.Shiakolas, Augmenting an Educational and Research Human Robot Interaction Environment with a Multi Obstacle Avoidance Algorithm, ASME IMECE2015-50969, Nov. 13-19, Houston, Texas, USA

68. Md Hasan, Effects of lingualized and linear occlusion schemes on the stress distribution of an implant supported overdenture using finite element analysis, ASME IMECE2015-52265, Nov. 13-19, Houston, Texas, USA
P.S. Shiakolas could not be listed as co-author due to the limitation on the number of papers one could be listed as co-author

67. C. Ashley, A. Bowling and P. S. Shiakolas, Mechatronics Experential Learning for Broadening Participation in Engineering, Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and in the NSF Grantees’ Poster Session, Seattle, WA, June 2015

66. (2014) T. Anderson, R. Collins, A. Dierdorf, R. Moody, J. Oberg, P. S. Shiakolas (advisor), K. Guleserian, J. Forbess, T. Welch, Multi-Polymeric 3D Print Head for Use in BioProsthetic Research, 60 Annual ASAIO Conference, Washington DC, June 2014
Note: this capstone design project was selected as one of eight winners among 48 national and international entries

65. H. Enotiades, S. Phan, C. Mcmurrough, F. Makedon, P. Shiakolas, Assistive Robotic Platform – Poster Presentation, 7th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, PETRA 2014, Rhodes, Greece

64. (2013) C. Abrego and P. S. Shiakolas, Adding Obstacle Avoidance to a Robotic Platform for Human Robot Interaction, PETRA Conference, Rhodes Island, Greece, May 2013
Note: Mr. Abrego was awarded an NSF Scholar Award to Attend Doctoral Consortium of PETRA 2013

63. (2012) E. Olson, P. S. Shiakolas, M. Rizwan and A. Thanekar, A LabVIEW based platform for mobile robotics teaching and experimentation, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

62. L. Blanco, P. S. Shiakolas, P. Aswath, et al., On the design and experimental evaluation of a thermoresponsive hydrogel for controlled drug delivery applications, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

61. S. N. Khan and P. S. Shiakolas, Spot bonding of transparent materials, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012, DOI: 10.1115/IMECE2012-88046

60. P. S. Shiakolas, D. C. Wilhite and S. McCaslin, Comparison of Computer Algebra Systems, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

59. M. Riswan and P.S. Shiakolas, Sensitivity Analysis of micropart motion on a deformable surface, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

58. M. Riswan and P.S. Shiakolas, Towards the realization of a conveyor platform for microparts employing a deformable surface, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

57. J. Ponkala, M. Riswan and P.S. Shiakolas, On the design of a biodegradable POC-HA polymeric cardiovascular stent, IMECE 2012, Houston, TX, Nov 2012

56. C. Sophocleous, E. G. Christoforou, P. S. Shiakolas, I. Seimenis, N. V. Tsekos, and C. C. Doumanidis, Development and initial testing of a prototype concentric tubes robot for surgical interventions, 12th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, Larnaca, Cyprus, November 11-13, 2012

55. (2011) S.E. McCaslin, P.S. Shiakolas, B.H. Dennis, and  K.L. Lawrence, A New Approach to Obtaining Closed-Form Solutions using Modern Computer Algebra Systems, ASME IDETC/CIE, Washington, DC, August 2011

54. L. Blanco, C. A. Grace, C. B. Alberts, A. E. Patin, K. C. Godfrey, P. S.Shiakolas, P. B. Aswath, Design, Fabrication and Analysis of a Thermoresponsive Drug Delivery Device, 27 Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, UT Arlington, April 29 – May 1, 2011

53. S. S. Gandhi, K. Nguyen, P. S. Shiakolas, P. B. Aswath , Effect of Thermal Cycling, Device Geometry and Drug Concentration on Drug Delivery from a Thermoresponsive Hydrogel, 27 Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference, UT Arlington, April 29 – May 1, 2011

52. (2010) S.E. McCaslin, B.H. Dennis, P.S. Shiakolas, W.S. Chan, S. Nomura, B.P. Wang,and  K.L. Lawrence, The Use of Symbolic Processing and Explicit Formulations in Computational Mechanics Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Funchal, Madeira Island, September 2010

51. (2009) S.E. McCaslin, P. S. Shiakolas, B.H. Dennis, K.L. Lawrence, Closed-form Matrices for Higher Order Tetrahedral Finite Elements, The Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Funchal, Madeira Island, September 2009

50. S. E. McCaslin, B. Dennis, P. S. Shiakolas, and K. L. Lawrence, Control of Expression Growth in Symbolic Processing of Finite Element Matrices, The First International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Funchal, Madeira Island, September 2009

49. Joonas I. Ponkala, Panos S. Shiakolas, Richard Tran, Jian Yang, Mohsin Rizwan, Emmanouil Brilakis, Subhash Banerjee, On the development of a biocompatible biodegradable coronary stent, 2009 ECTC Proceedings, ASME Early Career Technical Conference, April 17-19, Arlington, TX, 2009

48. N. Uppal and P. S. Shiakolas, Experiments and characterization of two photon polymerization using 1 KHz femtosecond laser system, SPIE Symposium on MOEMS-MEMS 2008 Micro and Nanofabrication, San Jose, California, Jan. 2008, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6883, 688311 (2008); DOI:10.1117/12.763715

47. N. Uppal, P. S. Shiakolas, and M. Rizwan, Three dimensional waveguide fabrication in PMMA using femtosecond laser micromachining system, SPIE Symposium on MOEMS-MEMS 2008 Micro and Nanofabrication, San Jose, California, Jan. 2008, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6882, 68820I (2008); DOI:10.1117/12.763824

46. N. Uppal and P. S. Shiakolas An Ablation Parameter Study and Micromachining of NiTi Based Shape Memory Alloy using a Femtosecond Laser, IMECE 2007 - 43610, Seattle Washington, Nov. 2007

45. J. Henley, P. S. Shiakolas, and K. Subbarao, On the Application of Extended Kalman and Continuous Discrete Extended Kalman Filter for a HIL Magnetic Levitation Device, IMECE 2007 - 43605, Seattle Washington, Nov. 2007

44. P. Zhang, M. Mayyas, W. H. Lee, D. Popa, P. S. Shiakolas, H. E. Stephanou, J. Chiao An active locking mechanism for assembling 3D microstructures, Paper 6414-89, SPIE Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, 10-13 Dec., Adelaide, Australia, 2006
Note: This paper received The Best Symposium Paper Award

43. N. Uppal, P. S. Shiakolas, and S. Belligundu, Femtosecond Laser Micromachining as a Rapid Prototyping Environment - System Development and Initial Results, IMECE2006-14456, Nov. 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, 2006

42. S. Belligundu, P. S. Shiakolas, P. Aswath, and N. Uppal, Study of Hot Embossing Behavior and Comparison at Normalized Temperatures of PolyCarbonate , PolyMethylMethAcrylate & Poly L-Lactic Acid, IMECE2006-14478, Nov. 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, 2006

41. M. Mayyas, and P. S. Shiakolas, A Study On The Thermal Behavior Of Electrothermal Microactuators Due To Various Voltage Inputs, IMECE2006-15321, Nov. 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, 2006

40. M. Mayyas and P. S. Shiakolas, Micro-Surface Construction and Characterization from Digital Elevation Model Using Thin Plate Splines in MATLAB Environment, IMECE2006-13471, Nov. 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, 2006

39. M. Mayyas, P. S. Shiakolas, W. H. Lee, D. Popa, and H. Stephanou, Static and dynamic modeling of thermal microgripper, The 14th  IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Ancona, Italy, June 2006 (session WEA4-5)

38. M. Mayyas, P. S. Shiakolas, Woo Ho Lee, Dan Popa, and Harry Stephanou, Static and dynamic modeling of thermal microgripper, The 14th  IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Ancona, Italy, June 2006 (session WEA4-5)

37. P. M. P. Silva, H. R. B. Orlande, M. J. Colaco, and P. S. Shiakolas, Estimation of Spatially and Time Dependent Source Tterm in a Two-region Problem Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice, Cambridge, UK, 11-15th July 2005

36. A. Deodhar, P. S. Shiakolas, and S. Belligundu,  Development and Verification of an AI Based Controller for Temperature Control of a Hot Embossing System, 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED'05), Limassol, Cyprus, June 27-29, 2005

35. M. Mayyas and P. S. Shiakolas, On the Application of Thin Plate Splines for Workpiece Surface Reverse Engineering and Compensation for Femtosecond Laser Micromachining, 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED'05), Limassol, Cyprus, June 27-29, 2005

34. P. S. Shiakolas, S. R. Van Schenck, and I. Frangeskou, A Real-Time Digital Control Environment Based on MATLAB, xPC-Target along with a Magnetic Levitation Device for Neural Network Control Law Implementation and Verification, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

33. O. Taghavi, P. S. Shiakolas, O. Kulaja, Fuzzy Logic Real-time Digital Control of a Hardware in the Loop Maglev Device using MATLAB xPC Target, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

32. D. Koladiya, P. S. Shiakolas, and J. Kebrle, On the Application of Differential Evolution and Geometric Centroid of Precision Positions to the Optimum Synthesis of Four-bar Linkages, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

31. D. Koladiya, P. S. Shiakolas, and J. Kebrle, On the Optimum Synthesis of Six-bar Linkages Using Differential Evolution and the Geometric Centroid of Precision Positions Technique, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

30. M. Sarkar, S. P. Josh, P. S. Shiakolas, A. Bulusu, Analysis of Focusing and Intensity Mechanisms for a Spot Bonding Process using Femtosecond Laser, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

29. A. Bulusu, S. P. Joshi, and P. S. Shiakolas, High Precision Femtosecond Laser Micromachining for Rapid Manufacture of MEMS Devices, ASME IMECE 2003, Washington DC, Nov. 15-21, 2003

28. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Koladiya, and J. Kebrle, Optimum Robot Design Based on Task Specifications Using Evolutionary Techniques and Kinematic, Dynamic, and Structural Constraints, ASME IMECE 2002, Advances in Robot Dynamics and Controls, Paper No. DSC-9B-2, New Orleans, Nov. 17-22, 2002

27. P. S. Shiakolas and S. Belligundu, Design and Prototyping of an Artificial Finger with a Novel Actuation Mechanism and Quick Connect Disconnect Capabilities, ASME IMECE 2002, Advances in Robot Dynamics and Controls, Paper No. DSC-9B-4, New Orleans, Nov. 17-22, 2002

26. P. S. Shiakolas, J. Kebrle, V. Chandra, and D. Wilhite. Design, Analysis, and Simulation of Engineering Systems Over the World Wide Web For Educational Use, 22nd ASME International Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC/CIE 34410, Montreal, Canada, Sept. 29- Oct. 2, 2002

25. J. Kebrle, P. S. Shiakolas, W. T. Adams, and T. J. Lawley, Kinematic Synthesis of Planar and Spatial Linkages Using Gradients and Superposition of Scalar Fields, ASME Design and Engineering Conference, Paper No. DETC 2002/MECH-34242, Montreal, Canada, Sept. 29- Oct. 2, 2002

24. P. S. Shiakolas, J. Kebrle, and V. Chandra, Synthesis, Analysis, and Simulation of Mechanisms Over the World Wide Web For Educational Use, The International Symposium on Multibody Systems and Mechatronics - IFToMM 2002 Conference, Mexico City, Sept. 15-22, 2002

23. P. S. Shiakolas and D. Piyabongkarn, On the development of a real-time digital control using xPC Target and a magnetic levitation device, 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control - CDC, Orlando, FL, Volume 2, Pages 1348-1353, December 2001

22. S. Belligundu and P. S. Shiakolas, Technologies in Medical Robotics, ASME IMECE 2001 Congress in the Symposium on Advances in Robot Dynamics and Controls, New York, November, 2001

21. J. Kebrle, W. T. Adams, P. S. Shiakolas, and T. J. Lawley, Solving Motion Generation Problems Using a Gradient Method Part I: Planar Kinematic Synthesis, 8th International Federation for the Advancement of the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, IFToMM, International Symposium on Theory of Machines and Mechanisms – SYROM 2001, Bucharest, Romania, (Vol. 2, pp. 155-161), Aug. 28 - Sept. 1, 2001

20. J. Kebrle, W. T. Adams, P. S. Shiakolas, and T. J. Lawley, Solving Motion Generation Problems Using a Gradient Method Part II: Spatial Kinematic Synthesis and the Cone Angle Principle, 8th International Federation for the Advancement of the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, IFToMM, International Symposium on Theory of Machines and Mechanisms – SYROM 2001, Bucharest, Romania, (Vol. 2, pp. 161 - 167), Aug. 28 - Sept. 1, 2001

19. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Wilhite, J. Kebrle and P. Trogos, Educational Simulations using MATLAB/Web toolbox over the World Wide Web, 3rd WSES / IEEE CSCC Multiconference – Session on Mathematics and Computers in Mechanical Engineering, Crete, Greece, July 2001

18. J. Kebrle, W. Adams, P. S.  Shiakolas, and T. J. Lawley, Similarities Between a New Gradient Method and the Superposition Method for Generating Burmester Curves, Canadian Committee for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, CCToMM, Symposium on Mechanisms, Machines and Mechatronics, Canadian Space Agency, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 2001

17. T. C. Yih, P. S. Shiakolas, B. L. Burks,B. Thompson, and B. S. Eluri, On the Kinematics and Dynamics of Dual-Gripper Robot Manipulator, 8th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Patras, Greece, July 17-19, 2000

16. K. L. Conrad, P. S. Shiakolas, and T. C. Yih, Robotic Calibration Issues: Accuracy, Repeatability and Calibration, 8th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Patras, Greece, July 17-19, 2000

15. P. S. Shiakolas, and S. Faisal, Optimum Module Selection and Design Based on Kinematic and Dynamic Task Requirements Using DADS and Genetic Algorithms, Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems II, SPIE Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, Boston, MA, 19-22 September, 1999

14. P. S. Shiakolas, D. Labalo, and J. M. Fitzgerald, RobSurf: A Near Real Time OLP System for Robotic Surface Finishing, The 7th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Haifa, Israel, June 28-30, 1999

13. G. C. Oliver, P. S. Shiakolas and T. J. Lawley, Basic Fairing Principles of Fiberglass Pits and Patches, The 7th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, Haifa, Israel, June 28-30, 1999

12. Javidinejad, S. P. Joshi, and P. S. Shiakolas, Application of Thermoplastic Conductive Film for Design and Manufacturing of Smart Composite Structures, SPIE 6th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Newport Beach, California, 1-5 March, 1999

11. P. S. Shiakolas and T. J. Lawley, Automated Robotic Surface Finishing for Rotor Blades, 54th American Helicopter Society Conference, Washington, DC, May 20-23, 1998

10. P. S. Shiakolas, T. W. Sharpe, and T. J. Lawley, On the Development of a Quick Connect Disconnect Coupler for Rapidly Reconfigured Modular Robots, 5th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Paphos, Cyprus, July 1997

9. B. Krishnaswami, S. C. Arun, P. S. Shiakolas, and K. L. Lawrence, On the Development of a Virtual Prototyping Environment for Robot Design Using a Genetic Algorithm based Optimization/Expert System, 4th IEEE Mediterranean Symposium on New Directions in Control and Automation, Chania, Crete, Greece, June 1996

8. S. Jagannathan and P. S. Shiakolas, A Comparison of Neural Network Controllers for a Mobile Robot with an On-board Manipulator, 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Monterey California, Pages 405-410, 27-29 August, 1995

7. P. S. Shiakolas and S. Jagannathan, Motion Control of a Mobile Robot with Onboard Arm Using Neural Networks, 3rd IEEE Mediterranean Conference on New Directions in Control and Automation, Limassol, Cyprus, July 1995

6. P. S. Shiakolas and S. Jagannathan, Motion Control of a Mobile Robot with Onboard Manipulator, IEEE/IAS International Conference on Industrial Automation and Control, (I A & C'95), (Cat. No.95TH8005) , 5-7Jan 1995 Page(s): 351 -356, Hyderabad, India, 5-7 January 1995

5. D. Babu, P. S. Shiakolas, S. N. Muthukrishnan, B. P. Wang and K. L. Lawrence, Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis in Finite Element Analysis using Tetrahedral Finite Elements, The Second International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, Greece, August 1994

4. S. N. Muthukrishnan, P. S. Shiakolas, K. T. Schuetze, R. V. Nambiar, K. L. Lawrence, Adaptive Techniques for 3-D Meshes Using Linear and Quadratic Strain Tetrahedral Finite Elements, 7th World Congress on Finite Element Methods, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, November 1993

3. S. N. Muthukrishnan, R. V. Nambiar, K. L. Lawrence and P. S. Shiakolas, An Algorithm to Adaptively Refine 3-D Tetrahedral Meshes for Finite Element Problems, IMACS International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, Bangalore, India,December 1992

2. S. N. Muthukrishnan, R. V. Nambiar, K. L. Lawrence and P. S. Shiakolas, A Simple Algorithm for Adaptive Refinement of Tetrahedral Meshes, US Army Office Sponsored Workshop for Adaptive Methods of Partial Differential Equations, Troy, NY, May 1992

1. V. S. Joshi, R.V. Nambiar, K. L. Lawrence and P. S. Shiakolas, An Algorithm for Adaptive Refinement of Tetrahedral Meshes, 33rd Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Dallas, TX, April 1992

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Conference and Symposia Publications/Presentations

20. Christopher Abrego (Panos S. Shiakolas), Research Towards the Development of a HRI Environment: Current Status for a Mechanical Finger and Mechanical Palm, Poster Presentation at ACES Symposium, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, March 25 2015

19. Prashanth Ravi (Panos S. Shiakolas), Development of a modular 3D bioprinter for fabricating tailorable biomedical implants using a combination of Inkjet, Viscous Extrusion and Fused Filament Fabrication print technologies, Oral Presentation at ACES Symposium, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, March 25 2015

18. Hasan Md. Abu (Panos S. Shiakolas), Effect of Occlusal Loading Conditions on the Biomechanical Behavior of a Full-arch Implant Supported Overdenture Using Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Poster Presentation at ACES Symposium, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, March 25 2015

17. Salman Nasir Khan (Panos S. Shiakolas), Finite Element Structural Analysis of the Human Cornea to Understand and Alleviate Myopia, Oral Presentation at ACES Symposium, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, March 25 2015

16. Salman Nasir Khan, Panos S. Shiakolas, A Study of Finite Element Structural Analysis of Allograft for Endothelial Keratoplasty, 2014 IEEE Medical Device Symposium, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, Nov 7, 2014

15. Chaudhry M. A. Arafat, Mohammad R. Hasan, Panos S. Shiakolas, and Samir M. Iqbal, Auto-imaging, Predefined Stepping and Exposure through Submicron 3-Axis Inspection Microscope, ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, Arlington, TX, March 21-23, 2013

14. J. Ponkala, P. S. Shiakolas, J. Yang, E. Brillakis, and S. Banerjee, Design, Fabrication and Porcine Evaluation of a Biodegradable POC-HA Polymeric Cardiovascular Stent, 9th Annual Cardiovascular Research Symposium, Frontiers in Interventional Cardiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Oct. 26-27, 2009

13. P. Zhang, M. Mayyas, W. H. Lee, D. Popa, P. S. Shiakolas, H. Stephanou, and J. C. Chiao, Design of an Active Lock for Integrating 3D Micro Structures, TexMEMS VIII - 2006, Dallas, TX, October 9, 2006

12. M. Mayyas, P. Zhang, P. S. Shiakolas, W. H. Lee, D. Popa, and H. Stephanou , Issues in the Current and Thermal Distribution for a Probed Electrothermal MEMS Actuator of Parallel Resistive Structure, TexMEMS VIII - 2006, Dallas, TX, October 9, 2006

11. P. S. Shiakolas and N. Uppal, MicroManufacturing Laboratory FLM and HEMM – Resources, Experience and Current Research Activities, Technical Oral Presentation and Poster, UTA Research Day, October 2006

10. M. Mayyas and P. S. Shiakolas, A Study on the Thermal Behavior of Electro-thermal MicroActuators Due to Various Inputs, Technical Oral Presentation and Poster, UTA Research Day, October 2006

9. Nitin Uppal and Panos S. Shiakolas, Femtosecond Laser Micromachining of PZT Microactuator, TexMEMS VIII - 2006, Dallas, TX, October 9, 2006

8. M. A. Mayyas, W. H. Lee, D. Popa, P. S. Shiakolas, P. Zhang, and H. E. Stephanou, Comprehensive Electrothermal Modeling of a Thermal Microgripper, TEXMEMS-VII Conference, El Paso, TX, Sept. 21-22, 2005. Note: This paper received the 2nd place award for student paper contest

7. S. Belligundu, P. S. Shiakolas, and N. Uppal, Rapid prototyping of polymer microdevices utilizing femtosecond laser for mold making & hot embossing, TEXMEMS-VII Conference, El Paso, TX, Sept. 21-22, 2005

6. N. Uppal, S. Belligundu, and P. S. Shiakolas, Femtosecond laser Micromachining:System Development, Ablation Studies & Microcomponent Manufacturing, TEXMEMS-VII Conference, El Paso, TX, Sept. 21-22, 2005

5. M. A. Mayyas, and P. S Shiakolas, Transient Thermal Model of an Attached Lateral Thermal Actuator, TEXMEMS-VII Conference, El Paso, TX, Sept. 21-22, 2005

4. N. Uppal, P. S. Shiakolas, and S. Priya Micromachining of PZT using Ultrafast Femtosecond Laser, U.S. Navy Symposium, Technical Oral Presentation and Poster, May 2005

3. N. Uppal, S. Belligundu and P. S. Shiakolas, MicroRapid Prototyping Using a Femtosecond Laser Micromachining System and a Hot Embossing Microreplication System, First North Texas Materials Symposium, U. T. Arlington, Oral and Poster Presentations – Poster Presentation awarder 2nd place, April 10, 2005

2. S. P. Josh, P. S. Shiakolas, A. Bulusu, S. Belligundu, Status and Activities for BioMEMS Manufacturing at MAE-UTA: Femtosecond Laser Micromachining and Hot Embosssing Microfabrication, TexMEMS Workshop, ARRI-UTA, Arlington, TX, May 6, 2003

1. P. S. Shiakolas, R. Van Schneck, D. Piyabongharn, and I. Frangeskou, An Educational Environment for Reinforcement of Dynamic System Modeling and Controls Concepts Utilizing MATLAB, xPC-Target and a Hardware in the Loop Magnetic Levitation Device, ASEE Gulf-Southwest, Arlington, TX, March 19-21, 2003

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