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Conference Proceedings and Presentations

[Peer Reviewed Proceedings]· [Abstracts & Presentations]

Notes:
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b Graduate students advised or visiting scholar/postdoctoral associate supervised
c Undergraduate students supervised

Bulletins, Reports, or Conference Proceedings That Have Undergone Editorial Review by Peers.

63. * W. Sun, J. E. De León, b X. Tan, M. R. Kessler, and N. Bowler “Dielectric Properties of Cyanate Ester/Silicon Nanocomposites for Multifunctional Structural Capacitors” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 14-17, 2012. Montreal, Canada.

62. * C. S. Daily,W. Sun, D. M. Rock, b M. R. Kessler, X. Tan, and N. Bowler “On the Nanoparticle Interphase” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 14-17, 2012. Montreal, Canada.

61. * D. M. Rock, b W. Sun, M. R. Kessler, X. Tan, and N. Bowler “Dielectric and Mechanical Properties of Polyimide-Barium Titanate Nanocomposites” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 14-17, 2012. Montreal, Canada.

60. * S. H. Yoon, C. G. Kim, and M. R. Kessler “Soybean Oil Based Bio-renewable Nanocomposites” Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering, David Hui, ed., ICCE/20, July 22-28, 2012. Beijing, China.

59. * P. Hondred,b K. M. Haen, A. Leshem, and M. R. Kessler “Iowa State University Symbi GK12 Program: A Case Study of the Resident Engineer’s Effect on 8th Graders Attitudes Toward Science and Engineering” Proceedings of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, June 10-13, 2012. San Antonio, TX. AC 2012-3027. Pages 9.

58. M. Thunga, b A. Bauer, b M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler, K. Obusek, B Hartman, R. J. Meilunas, K. Roberson, Z. Olshenske “Repair of High Temperature Polymer Matrix Composites Using Low Viscosity Cyanate Ester Resin” Proceedings of the 2012 SAMPE Technical Conference, May 21-24, Baltimore, MD.

57. T.C. Mauldin, b E.F. Spiegel, b M.R. Kessler “Block copolymers derived from the acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization of a modified vegetable oil.” ACS Polymer Preprints, 2011, in press.

57. M. R. Kessler, T. C. Mauldin,b P. R. Hondred,b R. Ding,b “Biorenewable Polymers and Composites with Self-healing Functionality” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, August 21-26, 2011, Jeju Island, Korea, Pages: 5.

56. +,* T. C. Mauldin,b J. Leonard,c K. Earl,b M. R. Kessler “Self-Healing Polymers – the importance of choosing an adequate healing adhesive” 34th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, Feb. 13-16, 2011, Savannah, GA, Invited.

55. +,* M. Thunga,b K. Larson,c W. Lio,b M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler “Evaluation of adhesive strength and repair efficiency of bisphenol E cyanate ester (BECy) on bismaleimide/carbon fiber composites” 34th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, Feb. 13-16, 2011, Savannah, GA, Invited.

54. * S. H. Yoon, G. H. Lee, M. R. Kessler “Characterization of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Self-healing Microcapsules under Various Isothermal Conditions” 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-7), Nov. 15-18, 2010, Teipei, Taiwan. Pages: 4.

53. * Li Li, N. Bowler, P. R. Hondred,b and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric Response of Polyimide to Thermal and Saline Degradation” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 17-20, 2010. West Lafayette, IN. Pages 4.

52. +,* E. A. Stefanescu,b J. E. De León,b X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “PMMA-Matrix Ternary Composites for Multifunctional Capacitors” SAMPE 2010 Fall Technical Conference, October 11-14, 2010. Salt Lake City, UT. Pages: 10, Invited.

51. +,* D. Gottschalk,b E. A. Stefanescu,b X. Tan, N. Bowler, Z. Lin, M. R. Kessler “Polydicyclopentadiene Matrix Composites for Multifunctional Capacitors” SAMPE 2010 Fall Technical Conference, October 11-14, 2010. Salt Lake City, UT. Pages: 10, Invited.

50. + M. R. Kessler, X. Sheng,b T. C. Mauldin,b W. Jeong,b J. K. Lee “Thermal Analysis of Ring-Opening Metathesis-Based Thermosets” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2010). August. 15-18, 2010. Philadelphia, PA—Invited Keynote Lecture.

49. * P. Badrinarayanan,b Brian Richard,c F. K. Ko, and M. R. Kessler “Effect of Nanoclay on the Thermal Behavior of PLA Fibers” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2010). August. 15-18, 2010. Philadelphia, PA. CD-ROM.

48. * P. R. Hondred,b S. H. Yoon,b N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “A Comparison of Degradation Kinetics for Aerospace Wire Insulation Materils” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2010). August. 15-18, 2010. Philadelphia, PA. CD-ROM.

47. * M. R. Kessler, P. B. Badrinarayananb “Laboratory Experiments in Thermal Analysis of Polymers for a Senior/Graduate Level Materials Science Course” Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010. Louisville, KY. CD-ROM.

46. + M. R. Kessler, R. Larock, Y. Lu “Polymer and Composites from Agricultural Oils” 68th Annual Technical Conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers, May 16-20, 2010. Orlando, FL. Bioplastics Technical Program—Invited Keynote Lecture.

45. * L. Li, N. Bowler, S. H. Yoon,b and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric Response of PTFE Wiring Insulation to Thermal Exposure” Joint DoD/NASA/FAA Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference, May 10-13, 2010, Austin, TX, paper TP3286, Pages: 11.

44. * P. R. Hondred,b S. H. Yoon,b N. Bowler, and M. R. Kessler “Degradation Kinetics of Polyimide Insulation Material” Joint DoD/NASA/FAA Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference, May 10-13, 2010, Austin, TX, paper TP3161, Pages: 5.

43. * L. Li, N. Bowler, S. H. Yoon, and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric Properties of ETFE Wiring Insulation Materials as a Function of Thermal Exposure” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 18-21, 2009. Virginia Beach, VA, CD-ROM, Pages: 4

42. +,* P. R. Hondred,b S. H. Yoon,b N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Onset Degradation Kinetics of Poly(ethylene-alt-tetrafluoroethylene)” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2009). September 21-23, 2009. Lubbock, TX. CD-ROM. Pages: 10. Invited.

41. +,* P. Badrinarayananb and M. R. Kessler “Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites with Enhanced Dimensional Stability” Proceedings of the Joint American Society for Composites and Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials Conference, September 15-17, 2009. Newark, DE. Invited.

40. +,* T. C. Mauldinb and M. R. Kessler “On the Kinetics of Self-healing Polymers” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability & Failure (IRF’2009), Porto, Portugal, July 20-24, 2009. Invited.

39. * G. C. Huang, J. K. Lee,b M. R. Kessler “Adhesion Strength of Norbornene-based Self-healing Agents to an Amine-cured Epoxy” Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. July 8-11, 2009, Weihai, China.

38. * X. Liu,b J. K. Lee,b M. R. Kessler “Norbornene-based Self-healing Agents and Their Microencapsulation” Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. July 8-11, 2009, Weihai, China.

37. * X. Liu,b J. K. Lee,b M. R. Kessler “Microencapsulation of Self-healing Agents with Melamine-Urea-Formaldehyde by the Shirasu Porous Glass (SPG) Emulsification Technique” Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. July 8-11, 2009, Weihai, China.

36. * P. Badrinarayananb and M. R. Kessler “Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites with Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion” Proceedings of the 67th Annual Technical Conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers, June 22-24, 2009. Chicago, IL. CD-ROM. Pages: 5.

35. * W. Lio,b X. Sheng,b K. Lawler,b M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler “Effect of alumina nanoparticles on the properties of bisphenol E cyanate ester adhesive resin for composite repair” Proceedings of the 67th Annual Technical Conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers, June 22-24, 2009. Chicago, IL. CD-ROM. Pages: 5.

34. +,* M. R. Kessler, W. K. Goertzenb “Polymer Nanocomposites for Infrastructure Rehabilitation” in Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of the NICOM3, Z Bittnar, P. J. M. Bartos, J. Nemecek, V. Smilauer, J. Zeman eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2009, ISBN: 3642009794; May 31-June 2, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 241-250. Invited. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-00980-8_32)

33. * F. Chao,b N. Bowler, X. Tan, M. R. Kessler “Three-Phase Composites for Multifunctional Structural Capacitors” Proceedings of the SAMPE 2008 Fall Technical Conference, September 8-11, 2008, Memphis, TN. CD-ROM. Pages: 10.

32. * M. R. Kessler, W. Lio,b X. Sheng,b M. Akinc “High Temperature Cyanate Ester Adhesives Reinforced with Functionalized Nanoalumina” Proceedings of the SAMPE 2008 Fall Technical Conference, September 8-11, 2008, Memphis, TN. CD-ROM. Pages: 13.

31. +,* S.H. Yoon,b W. Jeong,b M. Valverde Salazar, R. C. Larock, M. R. Kessler “Thermal Analysis of Bio-based Rubber Composites from Plant Oil” SAMPE 2008 Fall Technical Conference, September 8-11, 2008, Memphis, TN. CD-ROM. Pages: 11. Invited.

30. +,* D. Grewell, G. Srinivasan, M. Baboi, M. R. Kessler, W. Graves, M. Helgeson “Plant Based Plastics and Applications” Proceedings of the SAMPE 2008 Fall Technical Conference, September 8-11, 2008, Memphis, TN. CD-ROM, Pages: 11. Invited.

29. * S. H. Yoon, N. Bowler, and M. R. Kessler “Thermal Analysis Properties of PTFE Electrical Wiring Insulation Material” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2008). Aug. 18-20, 2008. Atlanta, GA. CD-ROM, Paper 06: p 1-9.

28. * P. Badrinarayanan,b B. Mac Murray,c and M. R. Kessler “Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2008). Aug. 18-20, 2008. Atlanta, GA. CD-ROM, Paper 69: 1-9

27. * T. C. Mauldin,b M. R. Kessler “Latent Catalytic Systems for Ring-Opening Metathesis-Based Thermosets” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2008). Aug. 18-20, 2008. Atlanta, GA. CD-ROM, Paper 64: 1-11.

26. * L. Li, N. Bowler, S. H. Yoon,b and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric Properties of PTFE Wiring Insulation as a Function of Thermal Exposure” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, October 26-29, 2008. Quebec City, Canada, 95-98.

25. +,* David Grewell, Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Maria Baboi, Michael R. Kessler, William Graves, and Matt Helgeson, “Plant Based Plastics and Applications” SAMPE 2008 Fall Technical Conference, September 8-11, 2008, Memphis, TN. (peer reviewed). Invited.

24. * M. R. Kessler, E. Merrick,c and L. Genalo “Material Advantage at Iowa State: A Case Study for Student Pre-professional Society Success” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008. Pittsburgh, PA. AC 2008-2531.

23. * David Grewell, Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Michael Kessler, and Nancy Kieffer, “Case Study of Color Variation of Thermal Formed Automotive Body Components” Proceedings of the 66th Annual Technical Conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers, May 4-8, 2008. Milwaukee, WI.

22. * D. Grewell, G. Srinivasan, M. Baboi, M. R. Kessler, W. Graves, M. Helgeson, “Plant Based Plastics and Applications”, ICIPC (Research Institute for Plastics and Rubber) International Colloquium 2008, February 27-29, 2008,Medellin, Colombia, 1-8.

21. +,* M. R. Kessler,a R. Larock and D. Grewell “Structural Composites From Agricultural Oils and Proteins” International Conference on Natural Polymers, Bio-Polymers, Bio-Materialas, their Composites, Blends, IPNs, and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales (ICNP – 2007). November 19-21, 2007. Kottayam; Kerala, India. CD-ROM, Paper 56: p 1-4. Invited.

20. * Xia Sheng,b Mufit Akinc, and Michael R. Kessler,a “Cure Kinetics of Thermosetting Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2007). August 26-29, 2007. East Lansing, MI. CD-ROM, Paper 19-441: p 1-11.

19. * William K. Goertzenb and Michael R. Kessler,a “Three-phase Cyanate Ester Composites with Fumed Silica and Negative-CTE Reinforcements” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2007). August 26-29, 2007. East Lansing, MI. CD-ROM, Paper 19-628: p 1-10.

18. * Xing Liu,b Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler, and Jong Keun Lee,b “Rheokinetic evaluation of self-healing agents polymerized by Grubbs catalyst embedded in various thermosetting systems” Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. July 1-4, 2007, Harbin, China. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering  (2007),  6423(Pt. 1),  642348.

17. * Xing Liu,b Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler, and Jong Keun Lee,b “Synthesis and characterization of melamine-urea-formaldehyde microcapsules containing ENB-based self-healing agents” Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. July 1-4, 2007, Harbin, China. Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering  (2007),  6423(Pt. 1),  642337.

16. * Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Michael Kessler, and David Grewell, “Casting of Zein Protein Polymers” Proceedings of the 65th Annual Technical Conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers, May 6-10, 2007. Cincinnati, OH.

15. * Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler,a and Jong Keun Lee,b “The Influence of Cross-linking Agents on Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerized Thermosets” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2006). August 6-9, 2006. Bowling Green, KY. CD-ROM, Paper 113-16-158: p 1-8.

14. * Xing Liu,b Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler, and Jong Keun Lee,b “Isothermal Cure Characterization of ROMP Healing Agents for Autonomic Damage Repair: The Glass Transition Temperature and Conversion” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2006). August 6-9, 2006. Bowling Green, KY. CD-ROM, Paper 112-16-432: p 1-9.

13. * Wonje Jeongb and Michael R. Kessler,a “Processing and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube/Dicyclopentadiene Composites” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2006). August 6-9, 2006. Bowling Green, KY.

12. * J. M. Wilson,b M. R. Kessler, R. H. Walker, J. M. Duell,b D. Kadakia, and N. Sousa, “Fatigue Testing of Steel Pipes Repaired with Carbon/Epoxy Composites” Proceedings of the 2005 Rio Pipeline Conference and Exposition. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2005. Paper IBP1089_05.  Received Honorable Mention Award for the best paper in New Materials and Equipments Division.

11. +M. R. Kessler, G. E. Larinb, and N. Bernklaub “Cure Characterization and Viscosity Development of Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerized Thermosets” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2005). September 19-21, 2005. Universal City, CA. CD-ROM, Paper 008-48-621: p 1-10. Invited.

10. * Shirley Pomeranz, Peter LoPresti, Michael Kessler, William Potter, Jerry McCoy, Leslie Keiser, and Donna Farrior, “Enhancing Interdisciplinary Interactions in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences: Year I” Proceedings of the 2005 ASEE Annual Conference, June 12-15, 2005. Portland, OR. CD-ROM, Paper 007: p 1-10.

9.   * M. R. Kessler, “Air Rocket Thrust Experiment Involving Computerized Data Acquisition, Calibration, and Uncertainty Analysis” Proceedings of the 2005 ASEE Annual Conference, June 12-15, 2005. Portland, OR. CD-ROM, Paper 585: p 1-12. ***Received Best Paper Award*** Instrumentation Division.

8.   * M. R. Kessler,a R. H. Walker, D. Kadakia, J. M. Wilson,b J. M. Duell,b and W. K. Goertzen,b “Evaluation of Carbon/Epoxy Composites for Structural Pipeline Repair” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Pipeline Conference, Track 8. Integrity Management, October 4-8, 2004. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Paper IPC04-0486: p 1-6.

7.   * M. R. Kessler, “Biomimetic Composites with Self-healing Functionality” Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual International Conference on Composites Engineering, David Hui, ed., ICCE/11, August 8-14, 2004. Hilton Head Island, SC.

6.   * W. K. Goertzenb and M. R. Kessler,a “Thermal Expansion of Woven Carbon Fiber Composites Used in Pipe Overwrap Repair Systems” Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual International Conference on Composites Engineering, David Hui, ed., ICCE/11, August 8-14, 2004. Hilton Head Island, SC.

5.   * J. M. Wilson,b M. R. Kessler, and J. M. Duell,b “Rupture Testing of A-106, Grade B Steel Pipes Repaired with Carbon/Epoxy Composites” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 25-29, 2004. San Diego, CA, published in PVP Vol. 483, Transportation, Storage, and Disposal of Radioactive Materials.

4.   * W. K. Goertzenb and M. R. Kessler,a “Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Testing of Carbon Fiber Composite Specimens” Proceedings of the Second Joint ASME/SDPS International Graduate Student Technical Conference, March 25-27, 2004. Longview, TX: p 27-31.

3.   * M. R. Kessler,a S. R. White, and N. R. Sottos, “Self-healing of Composites Using Embedded Microcapsules: Repair of Delamination Damage in Woven Composites” Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM-10), June 3-7, 2002.  Brugge, Belgium., ed. by H. Sol and J. Degrieck, CD-ROM, Paper 164: p 1-5.

2.   * D. Therriault, E. Brown, M. Kessler, S. Suresh, and S. White, “Autonomic Healing of Polymer Composites,” Proceedings Canada-US Cansmart Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, October 22-23, 2001, Montreal, QC, p 229-235.

1.   * S. R. White, P. H. Geubelle, N. R. Sottos, J. S. Moore, E. N. Brown, and M. R. Kessler, “Autonomic Healing of Polymer Composites” Proceedings of the American Society for Composites (ASC), 16th Annual Technical Conference, September 10-12, 2001. Blacksburg, Virginia., ed. by M. Hyer et al., CD-ROM, Session TB-4 (peer reviewed). ***Received ASC Best Paper Award 2001***



Abstracts and Technical Presentations

129.  + D. Grewell, J. Schrader, M. Kessler, W. Graves, G. Srinivasan “Multifunctional Sustainable Plastics for Agricultural Applications” Research Institute for Plastics and Rubber (ICIPC) Colloquim, March 18-19, 2013, Medellin, Columbia.

128.  J. E. De León, S. M. Kilczewski, D. J. O’Brien, E. D. Wetzel, X. Tan, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Structural Capacitors from Cyanate Ester and Nano-Calcium Copper Titanate” MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 25-30, 2012, Boston, MA.

127. M. R. Kessler “Thermosetting Polymers from Agricultural Oils” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 12-15, 2012. Orlando, FL.

126. P. Badrinarayanan, M. R. Kessler “Thermosetting Nanocomposites with Tailored Thermal Expansion” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 12-15, 2012. Orlando, FL.

125. D. Vennerberg,b R. Quirino,b M. R. Kessler “A Novel Microwave-assisted Carbothermic Route for the Production of Metal Matrix Composites” MRS Global Conference on Microwave Energy Applications, July 23-27, 2012, Long Beach, CA.

124. H. Saleem, M. Thunga,b M. Kollosche, M. R. Kessler, S. Laflamme “Bio-Inspired Sensory Membrane: Fabrication Processes for Full-Scale Implementation” 39th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 15-20, 2012, Denver, CO.

123.  P. Hondredb and M. R. Kessler “Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Tung Oil-Based Thermosetting Polymers” 2012 NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference. July 8-11, 2012. Boston, MA. (P. Hondred selected as CMMI Conference Graduate Student Fellow to present this paper).

122. + M. R. Kessler “Thermal analysis applied to self-healing polymers and composites” 2012 TA Instruments Users Meeting, April 29-May 2, 2012, New Orleans, LA.

121.  A. Bauer,b M. Thunga,b M. Akinc, M.R. Kessler “Repair of carbon fiber composite panels with bisphenol E cyanate ester” Iowa Academy of Science 124th Annual Meeting, April 20-21, 2012, Mason City, IA.

120.  D. Carda,b X. Tan, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Construction of multifunctional structural composites using modified bisphenol E cyanate ester and fiberglass” Symposium Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression, April 17, 2012, Ames, IA.

119.  +D.M. Kadam, M. Thunga, C. Wang, D. Grewell, M. Kessler, C. Yu, B. Lamsal “Protein based nano-functionalized antimicrobial films and their properties” Invited presentation at the 2012 Conference of Food Engineering, April 2-4, 2012, Leesburg, VA.

118. S. H. Yoon, J. O. Oh, D. H. Choi, S. W. Lee, M. R. Kessler “Material Characterization of Several Resin Systems for High Temperature Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites” 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, December 5-8, 2011, Shenzhen, China.

117. S. H. Yoon, C. G. Kim, M. R. Kessler “Material Characterization of Bio-Renewable Rubber and Its CNT Embedded Composites” 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, December 5-8, 2011, Shenzhen, China.

116. + K. Obusek, M. Thunga,b A. Bauer,b R. J. Meilunas, O. Zachary, M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler “Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester: Demonstration on AV-8 and F-35 Weapon Platforms” The Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop (Sponsored by SERDP and ESTCP), November 29-December 1, 2011, Washington D.C. Poster Presentation.

115. +M. Thunga,b A. Bauer,b K. Obusek, M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler “Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester: Evaluation of Injection Repair Efficiency in Repaired Aircraft Panel Composites” The Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop (Sponsored by SERDP and ESTCP), November 29-December 1, 2011, Washington D.C. Poster Presentation.

114. M. Rock, c X. Tan, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Dielectric and Mechanical Characterization of Polyimide-Barium Titanate Nanocomposite Films” Materials Science & Technology MS&T 2011 Conference, Oct. 16-20, 2011, Columbus, OH, Poster Presentation.

113.  H. Cui, M. R. Kessler “Improving the interfacial properties of glass fiber reinforced bio-renewable resin with silane coupling agents” 2011 SPE Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC), October 17-19, 2011. Atlanta, GA. Poster Presentation.

112.  K. Chen, M. Thunga, D. Grewell, M. R. Kessler “Bio-renewable carbon fiber precursor from lignin” 2011 SPE Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC), October 17-19, 2011. Atlanta, GA. Poster Presentation.

111. W. Sun, J. E. De León, b M. R. Kessler, X. Tan “Si/Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites for Multifunctional Structural Capacitors” 2011 Great Midwestern Space Grant Regional Meeting, October 3-5, 2011. Urbana-Champaign, IL. Poster Presentation.

110.  M. Rock, c E. A. Stefanescu, b X. Tan, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Multifunctional Fiberglass-Reinforced PMMA-BaTiO3 Structural/Dielectric Composites”, 2011 Great Midwestern Space Grant Regional Meeting, October 3-5, 2011. Urbana-Champaign, IL. Poster Presentation.

109.  J. E. De León, b X. Tan, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Improving the dielectric and thermo-mechanical properties of bisphenol E cyanate ester matrix composites for multifunctional capacitor applications”, 2011 Great Midwestern Space Grant Regional Meeting, October 3-5, 2011. Urbana-Champaign, IL. Poster Presentation.

108. + M. R. Kessler, “Biorenewable Polymers and Composites: Structural Thermosets and Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings” Korea Polyurethane Society Conference. Aug. 19, 2011. Daejeon, S. Korea.

107. T. F. Garrison,b D. P. Pfister, M. R. Kessler, R. C. Larock “Grafted hybrid latexes from castor oil-based waterborne polyurethane” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

106.  P. Badrinarayanan,b M. Rogalski,c X. Wang, and M. R. Kessler “Low CTE epoxy/zirconium tungstate nanocomposites for conformal coatings” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

105.  H. Wu,b P. Badrinarayanan,b and M. R. Kessler “Hydrothermal synthesis of zirconium tungstate nanoparticles with various morphologies and size scales” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

104.  M. R. Kessler, T. C. Mauldin,b P. R. Hondred,b R. Ding,b “Biorenewable Polymers and Composites with Self-healing Functionality” 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, August 21-26, 2011, Jeju Island, Korea, Pages: 2.

103. T. F. Garrison,b D. P. Pfister, M. R. Kessler, R. C. Larock “Grafted hybrid latexes from castor oil-based waterborne polyurethane” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

102.  P. Badrinarayanan,b M. Rogalski,c X. Wang, and M. R. Kessler “Low CTE epoxy/zirconium tungstate nanocomposites for conformal coatings” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

101.  H. Wu,b P. Badrinarayanan,b and M. R. Kessler “Hydrothermal synthesis of zirconium tungstate nanoparticles with various morphologies and size scales” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

100.  R. Ding,b and M. R. Kessler “ROMP Thermosets from Modified Castor Oil with Various Cross-linking Agents” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

100. J. E. De León,b X. Tan, N. Bowler, Z. Lin, M. R. Kessler “Improving mass- and volume-efficiencies of energy storage components with glass fiber reinforced multifunctional polymer matrix composites” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

99. T. Mauldin,b J. Leonard,c M. R. Kessler “A modified rheokinetic technique designed to enhance the understanding of microcapsule-based self-healing polymers” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

98. M. Thunga,b M. R. Kessler, Y. Xia, U. Gohs, G. Heinrich, R. C. Larock “Influence of electron beam irradiation on mechanical properties of vegetable oil-based biopolymers” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

97. D. Gottschalk,b M. R. Kessler, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, X. Tan “Catalyst Dependence of Thermomechanical and Dielectric properties in Polydicyclopentadiene” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

96. K. Chen,b M. Thunga,b and M. R. Kessler “Carbon fibers from bio-renewable lignin” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

95. P. Hondred,b L. Salat,c and M. R. Kessler “Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Tung Oil-Based Thermosetting Polymers” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

94. Y. Lib, M. R. Kessler, and P. Badrinarayananb “Thermal Characterization of Liquid Crystalline Epoxy Resins” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

93. H. Cuib and M. R. Kessler “Improving the interfacial properties of glass fiber reinforced bio-renewable resin with silane coupling agents” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2011). Aug. 7-10, 2011. Des Moines, IA.

92. + T. C. Mauldin,b J. Leonard,c K. Earl,b J. K. Lee, M. R. Kessler “A Rheokinetic Technique Designed to Identify the Properties of Liquid Self-healing Agents” 3rd International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, June 27-29, 2011, Bath, UK.

91. N. Bowler, E. A. Stefanescu,b L. Li, W. Sun, X. Tan, Z. Lin, and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric properties of PMMA-MMT nano-composites” Dielectrics 2011, April 13-15, 2011, The University of Kent, UK.

90. T. C. Mauldin,b E. F. Spiegel,b and M. R. Kessler “Block copolymers derived from the acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization of a modified vegetable oil” 241st ACS National Meeting, Division of Polymer Chemistry, March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, CA, POLY-94.  (Selected for the Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium).

90. T. C. Mauldinb and M. R. Kessler “Self-healing Polymers and Composites Derived from Renewable Resources” Proceedings of 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Jan. 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, GA, Pages: 3.

89. J. E. De León,b E. A. Stefanescu,b M. R. Kessler “Catalytic behavior of surface functionalized BaTiO3 on the cure of bisphenol E cyanate ester” 2010 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2010, Boston, MA.

88. + M. Thunga,b Y. Xia, U. Gohs, G. Heinrich, R. C. Larock, M. R. Kessler “Influence of electron beam irradiation on mechanical properties of vegetable oil-based biopolymers” 1st International Symposium on POLYmer modification With High Energy Electrons (POLYWHEEL 2010), Nov. 24-26, 2010, Dresden, Germany, Poster Presentation, Invited.

87. + M. R. Kessler “The Path from an Engineering Student to a Professor: Pursuing a Career in Academia” Materials Science & Technology MS&T 2010 Conference, Oct. 17-21, 2010, Houston, TX, Invited by the President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA).

86. + K. Lawler, L. Van Steenhuyse, M. R. Kessler, M. Akinc “Viscosity of Alumina Nanopowder Suspensions in the Presence of Saccharides” Materials Science & Technology MS&T 2010 Conference (The American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting), Oct. 17-21, 2010, Houston, TX, Invited.

85. H. Cuib and M. R. Kessler “Effect of silane coupling agent on interfacial properties of glass fiber reinforced bio-renewable resin” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 4-6, 2010.  Ames, IA.

84. X. Shengb and M. R. Kessler “Toughening of Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester ” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 4-6, 2010.  Ames, IA.

83. P. R. Hondred,b S. H. Yoon,b N. Bowler, and M. R. Kessler “Degradation Kinetics of Wiring Insulation Material ” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 4-6, 2010.  Ames, IA.

82. E. A. Stefanescu,b D. Gottschalk,b X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Polymer-Ceramic Formulations for Dielectric Applications” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 4-6, 2010.  Ames, IA.

81. J. E. De León,b E. A. Stefanescu,b X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler  “Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester Matrix Composites Embedded with Nano- and Micro-scale Fillers for Multifunctional High Energy Density Capacitor Applications” 47th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 4-6, 2010, Ames, IA.

80. J. E. De León,b E. Stefanescu,b X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler, “Bisphenol-E cyanate ester-based multifunctional composites”, 4th Annual Graduate Minority Assistantship Program Research Symposium, June 16 2010, Ames, IA.

79. M. R. Kessler, P. Badrinarayanan,b R. Larock, and D. Grewell “Advanced Carbon Fiber from Lignin” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, May 11, 2010. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

78. M. Thunga,b Y. Xia, U. Gohs, G. Heinrich, R. C. Larock, M. R. Kessler “Engineering the mechanical properties of vegetable oil based biopolymers with electron beam irradiation” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, May 11, 2010. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

77. H. Cui,b M. R. Kessler “Effect of silane coupling agent on interfacial properties of glass fiber reinforced biorenewable resin” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, May 11, 2010. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

76. J. E. De León,b E. Stefanescu, X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler, M. R. Kessler “Improvement of Dielectric Properties of Bisphenol E cyanate Ester Matrix Composites with Nano- and Micro-scale Filler for Multifunctional Applications” Iowa Academy of Science 122nd Annual Meeting, April 16-17, 2010, Lamoni, IA.

75. M. Thunga,b W. Lio,b M. Akinc, M. R. Kessler “Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester as a Novel Resin for Repairing High Temperature Advanced Aircraft Composites” Iowa Academy of Science 122nd Annual Meeting, April 16-17, 2010, Lamoni, IA.

74. K. Hamanb and M. R. Kessler, “Cure Characterization of Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester-Zirconium Tungstate Composites” Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2009; 9, 221.

73. P. Badrinarayanan,b M. R. Kessler “Advanced Carbon Fibers from Lignin” 2010 IAWIND and IWEA Annual Meeting & Conference, April 6, 2010. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

72. + M. R. Kessler, M. Akinc, X. Sheng,b W. Lio,b K. Lawler,b M. Thunga,b J. Hensonc “Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites: Repair System Evaluation” The Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop (Sponsored by SERDP and ESTCP), December 1-3, 2009, Washington D.C. Poster Presentation, Invited.

71. J. Trovillion, X. Sheng,b T. Mauldin,b M. R. Kessler “Design and Synthesis of Monomers for Self-healing Composite Materials” 2009 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Research and Development Conference, November 17-19, 2009, Memphis, TN.

70. D. Grewell,  M. Vlad, G. Srinivasan, M. R. Kessler, R. Larock “Investigation of Processability of Protein Based Plastics and Composites for Industrial Applications” Pacific Rim (PACRIM) Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy, November 8-11, 2009.  Honolulu, HI, Invited.

69. J. Leonard,c Prashanth Badrinarayanan, and Michael R. Kessler “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Bisphenol E Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites” Great Midwestern Regional Space Grant Consortia Meeting, Sept. 24-25, 2009. NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH.

68. S. H. Yoon,b N. Bowler, and M. R. Kessler “Thermal Analysis of PTFE Electrical Wiring Insulation Material Subjected to Heat Treatments” Proceedings of the Seventh Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Composite Materials, September 25, 2009. Kanazawa, Japan.

67. P. Badrinarayananb and M. R. Kessler “Rapid Heating/Cooling DSC for Polymer Characterization” Proceedings of the North American Thermal Analysis Society Annual Conference (NATAS 2009). Sept. 21-23, 2009. Lubbock, TX.

66. + D. Grewell, K. Rajan, D. Fuch, and M. Kessler “VARTM Processing of Self-healing Composites with Reinforcement Bound Microcapsules” Second International Conference on Self-healing Materials, Chicago, IL, June 28-July 1, 2009. Invited.

65. + T. C. Mauldinb and M. R. Kesslerb “Improving Bulk Dissolution of Grubbs’ Catalysts in Ring-Opening Metathesis-based Healing Agents” Second International Conference on Self-healing Materials, June 28-July 1, 2009. Chicago, IL. Invited.

64. + X. Sheng,b T. C. Mauldin,b and M. R. Kessler “Design and Synthesis of Next-generation Monomer Healing Agents” Second International Conference on Self-healing Materials, June 28-July 1, 2009. Chicago, IL. Invited.

63. + M. R. Kessler, M. Akinc “High Temperature Resin Injection Repair for Composites” 9th Annual DoD Advanced Composite Maintainers Conference, June 9-11, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, FL,  Invited.

62. + M. R. Kessler, R. Larock, Y. Lu “Polymers and Composites from Agricultural Oils” 100th AOCS Annual Meeting and Exposition, May 3-6, 2009, Orlando, FL, Invited.

61. + D. Pfister, R. Quirino, R. Larock, M. R. Kessler, “Biorenewable Composites Reinforced with Under-Used Agricultural Co-Products” Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) Advisory Board, April 9, 2009, University of Northern Iowa, Invited.

60. M. Valverde, S. H. Yoon,b W. Jeong,b R. Larock, and M. R. Kessler “Rubber Composites From Plant Oils” The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology, Inc. Symposium, February 9-11, 2009.  Washington, D.C. Poster Presentation.

59. D. Pfister, R. Quirino, R. C. Larock and M. R. Kessler “Biocomposites from Renewable Oils and Ag Co-Products” The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology, Inc. Symposium, February 9-11, 2009.  Washington, D.C. Poster Presentation.

58. M. R. Kessler and R. Larock “Fiberglass Reinforced Polymers From Agricultural Oils” 1st ISU Wind Energy Symposium, December 9, 2008.  Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

57. + M. R. Kessler, M. Akinc, X. Sheng,b W. Lio,b K. Lawlerb “Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites: Nanofluid Processing and Characterization” The Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop (Sponsored by SERDP and ESTCP), December 2-4, 2008, Washington D.C. Poster Presentation, Invited.

56. + N. Bowler, L. Li, S. H. Yoonb and M. R. Kessler “Dielectric and Thermal Analysis Properties of PTFE Wiring Insulation for Nondestructive Evaluation and Lifetime Prediction” NASA Aviation Safety Technical Conference, October 21 – 23, 2008, Denver, CO. Invited.

55. X. Liu,b G. H. Lee, G. C. Huang, J. K. Lee,b J. S. Kim, S. H. Yoon,b M. R. Kessler, “A Damage Repairing Technique in Composite Materials (III): Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Embedded with Microcapules”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Spring Meeting, Apr. 10-11, 2008, DaeJeon, Korea, Korea.

54. G. C. Huang, X. Liu,b J. K. Lee,b J. S. Kim, S. H. Yoon,b M. R. Kessler, “A Damage Repairing Technique in Composite Materials (I): Adhesion of Self-healing Agents to Epoxy”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Fall Meeting, October 9-10, 2008, Ilsan, Korea.

53. M. Valverde, Sungho Yoon,b Wonje Jeong,b Richard Larock, and Michael Kessler “Bio-based Rubbers from Agricultural Oil”; Growing the Bioeconomy, 2008 Biobased Industry Outlook Conference, September 7-9, 2008, Ames, IA (poster presentation).

52. M. Valverde, S. H. Yoon,b W. Jeong,b R. Larock, and M. R. Kessler “Bio-based Rubbers from Soy Oil”; ACS Green Chemistry Summer School, July 9-17, 2008, Golden, CO (Poster Presentation).

51. K. Lawler,b Lisa Nielsen, M. Akinc, M.R. Kessler “Viscosity Reduction in Aqueous Alumina Nano-particle Suspensions” 2nd International Congress on Ceramics (ICC2), in the session on Theme 6 scheduled on July 2, 2008. (manuscript ID 885). Verona, Italy.

50. D. Grewell, M. Kessler, and H. Van Auken, “Ultrasonic Assisted Exfoliation of Bio-Renewable Polymer Nanocomposites with Micro-Cellular Structures” Grow Iowa Values Fund Summary Presentation, Ames, IA, June 3, 2008.

49. D. Grewell, G. Srinivasan, M. Baboi, M. R. Kessler, W. Graves, and M. Helgeson “Protein Based Plastics” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, April 22, 2008. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

48. K. Haman,c M. R. Kessler “Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Modified Linseed Oil Copolymerized with Bis-norbornadiene Cross-linking Agent” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, April 22, 2008.  Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

47. M. Kessler, R. Larock, Y. Lu, and P. Henna “Fiberglass Reinforced Polymers From Agricultural Oils” Midwest Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop, April 22, 2008. Ames, IA (Poster Presentation).

46. X. Liu,b X. Sheng,b J. K. Lee,b M. R. Kessler, “A new paradigm in materials design: Self-healing agent candidates” The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Spring Meeting, Apr. 10-11, 2008, DaeJeon, Korea.

45. X. Liu,b X. Sheng,b J. K. Lee,b M. R. Kessler, “A New Paradigm in Materials Design: Manufacture of Microcapsules”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Spring Meeting, April 10-11, 2008, DaeJeon, Korea.

44. X. Liu,b J. K. Lee,b J. S. Kim, S. H. Yoon,b M. R. Kessler, “A Damage Repairing Technique in Composite Materials (II): Microencapsulation Using a Shirasu Porous Glass (SPG) Technique.”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Spring Meeting, April 10-11, 2008, DaeJeon, Korea.

43. X. Liu,b G. H. Lee, G. C. Huang, J. K. Lee,b J. S. Kim, S. H. Yoon,b M. R. Kessler, “A Damage Repairing Technique in Composite Materials (III): Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Embedded with Microcapules”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Spring Meeting, April 10-11, 2008, DaeJeon, Korea, Korea.

42. R. Quirino, R. Larock, and M. R. Kessler “Biorenewable Composites Reinforced with Under-used Agricultural Co-Products” Recycle and Reuse Technology Transfer Center meeting, April 07, 2008, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

41. S. W. Hong, W. Jeong,b H. Ko, V. Tsukruk, M. R. Kessler, Z. Lin, “Directed Self-Assembly of Gradient Concentric Carbon Nanotube Rings” 2008 American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, March 10-14, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

40. M. R. Kessler and R. C. Larock “Fiberglass Reinforced Polymers from Agricultural Oils” The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology, Inc. Symposium, February 11-13, 2008.  Washington, D.C. Poster Presentation.

39. A. L. Shipman, M. R. Kessler, and J. C. DiCesare “Strength Enhancement Through Carbon Nanotube Functionalization Using a Pendant Norbornene” 235th ACS National Meeting, Division of Chemical Education, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA,  CHED-338 (Abstract reviewed).

38. + M. R. Kessler, “Polymers and Composites from Vegetable Oils and Proteins” February 25, 2008.  Guest Speaker for Environmental Science seminar series (EnSci 690, an R-credit course for grad students enrolled in the interdisciplinary Environmental Science graduate program). Ames, IA. Invited.

37. + M. R. Kessler and M. Akinc, “WP-1580: Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites” SERDP & ESTCP Joint Annual Winter In-Progress Review, Weapons Systems and Platforms, February 13, 2008. Washington, D.C. Invited.

36. M. R. Kessler and R. C. Larock, “Fiberglass Reinforced Polymers from Agricultural Oils” The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology, Inc. Symposium, February 11-13, 2008.  Washington, D.C. Poster Presentation.

35. M. R. Kessler, M. Akinc, X. Sheng,b and W. K. Goertzen,b “Environmentally Benign Repair of Composites Using High Temperature Cyanate Ester Nanocomposites: Resin Development” The Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop (Sponsored by SERDP and ESTCP), December 4-6, 2007, Washington D.C. Poster Presentation.

34. Xing Liu,b Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler, and Jong Keun Lee,b “Synthesis and characterization of melamine-urea-formaldehyde microcapsules containing ENB-based self-healing agents”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Fall Meeting, Oct. 11-12, 2007, Ilsan, Korea.

33. Xing Liu,b Xia Sheng,b Michael R. Kessler, and Jong Keun Lee,b “Rheokinetic evaluation of self-healing agents polymerized by Grubbs catalyst embedded in various thermosetting systems”, The Polymer Society of Korea, Society’s Fall Meeting, Oct. 11-12, 2007, Ilsan, Korea.

32. M. R. Kessler, “Effective Tools for Student Engagement and Research Group Management” Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference, June 24-27, 2007. Honolulu, HI.

31. J. C. DiCesare, A. Shipman, M. Kessler, and K. Roberts “Synthesis of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Strength Enhancement” Oklahoma EPSCoR Annual State Conference, May 17, 2007. Stillwater, OK.

30. A. L. Shipman, M. R. Kessler, C. J. Peeples, and J. C. DiCesare, “Synthesis of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Strength Enhancement” ACS National Meeting, Division of Chemical Education, March 25-29, 2007, Chicago, IL, CHED-493 (Abstract reviewed).

29. M. R. Kessler, “Fun with Ring-Opening Metathesis: Applications to Self-healing Composites” Guest Speaker for the ISU Student Chapter of the Materials Advantage Meeting, February 6, 2007. Ames, IA.

28. J. C. DiCesare, M. R. Kessler, C. J. Peeples, and M. Kiker, “Synthesis of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization Reactions” Oklahoma EPSCoR Annual State Conference, May 18, 2006. Norman, OK.

27. +M. R. Kessler, J. K. Lee,b X. Liu,b L. H. Charlesb and X. Shengb “Cure Development and Adhesive Fracture Toughness of ROMP Healing Agents” Proceedings of the 15th U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM’06). June 25-30, 2006. Boulder, CO (Abstract reviewed) Invited.

26. M. R. Kessler, “Enhancing Student Motivation by Publishing a Class Textbook—A New Engineering Educator’s Perspective” Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference, June 18-21, 2006. Chicago, IL.

25. M. R. Kessler, “Opportunities for Materials Informatics in Polymers and Composites” Invited Seminar for NSF Sponsored Workshop on Materials Informatics (CoSMIC-IMI), May 5, 2006.  Des Moines, IA.

24. M. K. Kiker, C. J. Peeples, M. R. Kessler, and J. C. DiCesare, “Synthesis of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization Reactions” ACS National Meeting, 231:326-CHED, Division of Chemical Education, March 26, 2006, Atlanta, GA, CHED-326 (Abstract reviewed).

23. +M. R. Kessler and G. E. Larin,b “Bio-Inspired Composites: The Influence of Polymerization Kinetics on Self-healing” 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress. November 5-11, 2005. Orlando, FL. (Abstract reviewed) Invited.

22. M. R. Kessler and R. Palakodeti,b “Bio-Inspired Elastomers: The Effect of Prestrain on the Efficiency of Electroactive Polymer Actuators” 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, November 5-11, 2005. Orlando, FL. (Abstract reviewed).

21. +M. R. Kessler and G. E. Larin,b “Rheokinetics of Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization with Applications to Self-healing Composites” Proceedings of McMat 2005, The 2005 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics of Materials. June 1-3, 2005, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Paper 409. (Abstract reviewed) Invited.

20. M. R. Kessler, “Self-healing Composites Research at the University of Tulsa” Invited Lecture for ASME Mid-Continent Section (Region 10) Meeting.  April 21, 2005. Tulsa, OK.

19. S. J. Miska,c M. R. Kessler, and J. M. Wilson,b “Cure Kinetics, Workability, and Glass Transition of an Epoxy Resin Used in Pipe Repair Applications” 25th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 12, 2005. Stillwater, OK.

18. G. E. Larinb and M. R. Kessler, “Autonomic Healing System Optimization: ROMP Rheokinetics” 25th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 12, 2005. Stillwater, OK.

17. W. K. Goertzenb and M. R. Kessler, “Heating Rate and Frequency Dependence of the Glass Transition Temperature for an Epoxy Matrix Composite” 25th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 12, 2005. Stillwater, OK.

16. J. M. Roman,c J. M. Wilson,b and M. R. Kessler, “Flame Testing of Intumescent Coatings Applied to Composite Repair Systems” 25th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 12, 2005. Stillwater, OK.

15. M. R. Kessler, “A Material Fix: Self-healing Polymer Composites” Invited Departmental Seminar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University. November 15, 2004. Ames, IA.

14. M. R. Kessler, “Multifunctional Composite Materials” Invited Lecture for NSF-EPSCoR Nanomaterials Workshop for High-School Science Teachers. July 13, 2004. Tulsa, OK.

13. M. R. Kessler, “Self-healing of Polymers and Composites” Invited Lecture for the Tulsa Welding Society. March 23, 2004. Tulsa, OK.

12. J. M. Duellb and M. R. Kessler, “Finite Element Analysis of a Steel Pipe with an Axi-Symmetric Defect Repaired with a Carbon Composite Wrap” 24th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 28, 2004. Oklahoma City, OK.

11. J. M. Wilsonb and M.R. Kessler, “Cure Kinetics and Viscosity Characterization of an Epoxy Resin for Pipe Repair Applications” 24th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 28, 2004. Oklahoma City, OK.

10. V. Kumarb and M. R. Kessler, “Fracture Analysis of Width-Tapered Double-Cantilever Beam Using Finite Element Method” 24th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 28, 2004. Oklahoma City, OK.

9.   W. K. Goertzenb and M. R. Kessler, “Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Testing of Carbon Fiber Composite Overwrap Used in Pipe Repair System” 24th Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, February 28, 2004. Oklahoma City, OK.

8.   M. R. Kessler, “On the Mend: Polymers Get Smarter and Smarter” Chemistry Seminar.  The University of Tulsa. October 20, 2003.  Tulsa, OK.

7.   M. R. Kessler, “Composite, Heal Thyself!” 78th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS-SWARM), April 9, 2003. Tulsa, OK.

6.   M. R. Kessler, “New Paradigms in Damage Repair of Composite Materials: Autonomic Healing” 23rd Oklahoma AIAA/ASME Symposium, March 8, 2003.  Norman, OK.

5.   M. R. Kessler, “Self-healing Polymers” Mechanical Engineering Professional Society (MEPS) Seminar.  The University of Tulsa. March 5, 2003.  Tulsa, OK.

4.   S. R. White, E. N. Brown, M. R. Kessler, and S. R. Sriram, “Self-healing Polymer Composites” 10th International Conference on Fracture 5.2.4, December 3, 2001.  Honolulu, Oahu, HI. (Abstract reviewed).

3.   M. R. Kessler, “Self-healing of Woven Composites Using Embedded Microcapsules” Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Seminar, UIUC.  October 4, 2001. Champaign-Urbana, IL.

2.   S. R. White, N. R. Sottos, J. S. Moore, P. H. Geubelle, E. Brown, M. Kessler, and S. Sriram, “Autonomic Healing in Polymer Composites” SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, June 6, 2001.  Portland, OR. (Abstract reviewed).

1.   M. R. Kessler and S. R. White, “Self-healing of Delamination in Woven Glass/Epoxy Composites using Embedded Microcapsules” Proceedings of the 37th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, October 2000.  Columbia, SC (2nd Place in the Society of Engineering Science Student Paper Competition). (Abstract reviewed).