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Book & Journal Articles

  • M. Shahinpoor, David Soltanpour and Parsa Shahinpoor, “System and Device for Correcting Hyperopia and Presbyopia”, US Patent Office, Patent No. 8, 123,803, Issued February 28, 2012
  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Modeling of IPMC Guide Wire Stirrer In Endovascular Surgery”, Chapter 2, Electroactivity in Polymeric Materials, Edited by Lenore Rassmussen, Springer Publications, New York, Heidelberg, Dortrecht, London, March (2012)
  • M. Shahinpoor, “Biopolymer/Ionic Polymer Composite Artificial Muscles”, Chapter 10 of “Biotechnology in Biopolymers”, Editd by Professors Atul Tiwari and Ravi B. Srivastava, iSmithers-Rapra publishers, London, (2012)
  • Atul Tiwari, Ravi B. Srivastava, Rajesh K. Saini, Anil K. Bajpai, Lucia H. Innocentini Mei, Shivani B. Mishra, Ashutosh Tiwari, Ashok Kumar, Mohsen Shahinpoor, Golok B. Nando, Subash C. Kundu, and Avrath Chadha, “Biopolymers: An Indispensable Tool for Biotechnology”, Chapter 1 of “Biotechnology in Biopolymers”, Editd by Professors Atul Tiwari and Ravi B. Srivastava, iSmithers-Rapra publishers, London, (2012)
  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites (IPMCs) as Dexterous Manipulators and Tactile Sensors for Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery”, Proceeding of SPIE 19th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, 11-15 March, 2012, Town & Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, (2012)
  • M. Shahinpoor, ” Artificial Muscles”, in Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, Special; Issue on “Artificial Muscles”, Volume 20, Number 12, pp-1-3, December 2011
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Surgical Correction of Hyperopia, Myopia and Presbyopia Review of Recent Ophthalmological Patents”, “Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering Journal, volume 4, pp. 185-195, (2011), Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., Oak Park, IL 60301-0446, USA, (2011)
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Biomimetic Robotic Venus flytrap (Dionaea Muscipula Ellis) Made with Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMCs)”, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, vol. 6, 046004, pp. 1-11, (2011), Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing Ltd., London, UK, (2011)
  • Special Note: This paper published in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol 6, pp046004 (2011), were downloaded 500 times . This was achieved in 97 days from the date of publication. To put this into context, across all IOP journals 3% of articles were accessed over 500 times this year.
  • A.J. McDaid, K.C. Aw, E. Haemmerle, M. Shahinpoor and S.Q. Xie, “ Adaptive Tuning of A 2DOF Controller for Robust Cell Manipulation Using IPMC Actuators”, J. Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 21, 125004, pp. 1-11, (2011), Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing Ltd., London, UK, (2011)
  • R. Glaser, V. Caccese and M. Shahinpoor, “Shape Monitoring of a Beam Structure from Measured Strain or Curvature”, Int. Journal of Experimental Mechanics, Springer Publishing Company, (2011) vol. 51, no. , pp. – , (2011)
  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Dynamic Curvature Sensing Based On Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) Sensors”, Smart Materials and Structures Journal, vol. 20, no. 5, 094011, (7pp), September (2011)
  • R. Glaser, V. Caccese and M. Shahinpoor, “Development of Magnetorheological Fluid Composites with Rigidification Characteristics”, Smart Materials and Structures Journal, volume 20, no.4, o45018 (16pp), pp. 1-16, (2011)
  • S.D. Dvorak and M. Shahinpoor, “A New Membrane Electrode Assembly for Low-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells Having a Nanocomposite Catalyst Layer,” Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions, vol. 30, No.1, pp. 77- 82, (2011)
  • M. Shahinpoor and David Soltanpour, ”Synthetic Muscle-Based Multi-Powered Active Contact Lens”, US Patent Office, Patent No. 7,850,951, Issued December 14, 2010
  • M. Shahinpoor, “A Review of Patents on Implantable Heart-Compression/Assist Devices and Systems”, in “Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering Journal”, volume 3, pp. 54-71, Bentham Science Publishers, 2010
  • M. Shahinpoor, “Biomimetics Nananosensors and Nanoactuators”, in “Biomimetics and Bioinspired Nanomaterials”, Editor: Professor Challa S.S. R. Kumar, John Wiley and Sons Publishers, Wiley-VCH Verlag, GmnH & Co. KGaA, Boschstrase 12, Weinheim, Germany, vol. 7, Chapter 8, pp. 283-301, 2010
  • M. Shahinpoor and David Soltanpour, ”Surgical Correction of Ptosis by Polymeric Artificial Muscles”, US Patent Office, Patent No. 7,625,404, Issued December 1, 2009
  • M. Shahinpoor, “Implantable Heart-Assist and Compression Devices Employing an Active Network of Electrically-Controllable Ionic Polymer-Metal Nanocomposites”, in “Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators”, Editors: Federico Carpi and Elisabeth Smela, John Wiley and Sons Publishers, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Chapter 7, pp. 37-59, 2009
  • Ron Lumia and M. Shahinpoor, “IPMC Microgripper Research and Development”, Journal of Physics CS, Institute of Physics, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 127 (2008) 012002, 2008-2009

Selected Publications:

  • M. Shahinpoor and Hans-Jörg Schneider, Editors, “ Intelligent Materials”, foreworded by: Nobel Laureate Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (Liquid Crystal Polymers and Elastomers), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Publishers, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road Cambridge CB4 0WF, Great Britain,1 st . edition, (2008)
  • M. Shahinpoor, “Ionic Polymeric Conductor Nano Composites (IPCMCs) As Distributed Nanosensors and Nanoactuators”, Advances in Science and Technology J., Vol. 54, pp. 70-81, Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland, 2008
  • Ujwal Deole, Ron Lumia, Mohsen Shahinpoor and Michael Bermudez, “Design and Test of IPMC Artificial Muscle Microgripper“, J. Micro-Nano Mechatronics, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, DOI 10.1007/s12213-008-0004-z, June, 2008
  • M. Shahinpoor, K.J. Kim and Mehran Mojarrad, “Artificial Muscles : Applications of Advanced Polymeric Nano Composites ”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London SW15 2NU , Great Britain , 1 st . edition, (2007)
  • K. Choi, K. J. Kim, D. Kim, C. Manford, S. Heo and Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Performance Characteristics of Electro-Chemically Driven Polyacrylonitrile Fiber Bundle Actuators”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 17, No. 7, pp. 563-576, July, (2006)
  • M. Shahinpoor,” Soft Plastic Robots and Artificial Muscles”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, vol 2, no. 2, pp. 161-174, (2005)
  • M. Shahinpoor and K. J. Kim, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites – III. Modeling and Simulation As Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators, Transducers and Artificial Muscles”, Smart Materials and Structures Int. J ., vol 13, No. 4, pp. 1362-1388, (2004)
  • M. Shahinpoor, “ Ionic Polymer-Conductor Composites As Biomimetic Sensors, Robotic Actuators and Artificial Muscles-A Review”, Electrochimica Acta , Vol. 48, No. 14-16, pp. 2343-2353, (2003)
  • M. S. Moneim, K. Firoozbakhsh, A. Mustapha, K. Larsen and M. Shahinpoor, “Flexor Tendon Repair Using Shape Memory Alloy Suture”, J. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol. 402, pp. 251-259, September (2002)
  • M. Shahinpoor and K. J. Kim, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites – I. Fundamentals”, Smart Materials and Structures Int. J ., Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 819-833 (2001)
  • P. G. de Gennes ( Nobel Laureate), K. Okumura, M. Shahinpoor, and K. J. Kim, “Mechanoelectric Effects in Ionic Gels”, Europhysics Letters , Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 513-518, (2000)
  • R. Glaser, V. Caccese and M. Shahinpoor, “Shape Monitoring of a Beam Structure from Measured Strain or Curvature”, Int. Journal of Experimental Mechanics, Springer Publishing Company, accepted for publication, (2011) vol. 51, no. , pp. - , (2011)

  • S.D. Dvorak and M. Shahinpoor, “A New Membrane Electrode Assembly for Low-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells Having a Nanocomposite Catalyst Layer”, Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions, vol. 30, No.1, pp. 77- 82, (2011)

  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Dynamic Curvature Sensing Based On Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) Sensors”, Smart Materials and Structures Journal, Accepted for publications, to appear, vol. 20, no. 5, (2011)

  • R. Glaser, V. Caccese and M. Shahinpoor, “Development of Magnetorheological Fluid Composites with Rigidification Characteristics”, Smart Materials and Structures Journal, vol. 20, no.4, 045018 (16pp), pp. 1-16, (2011)

  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Biomimetic Nananosensors and Nanoactuators”, in “Biomimetics and Bioinspired Nanomaterials”, Editor: Professor Challa S.S. R. Kumar, John Wiley and Sons Publishers, Wiley-VCH Verlag, GmnH & Co. KGaA, Boschstrase 12, Weinheim, Germany, vol. 7, Chapter 8, pp. 2830301, (2010)

  • K. J. Kim and M. Shahinpoor, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites – II. Manufacturing Techniques”, Smart Materials and Structures (SMS), Institute of Physics Publication, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 65-79, (2003)

  • M. Shahinpoor and K. J. Kim, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites – I. Fundamentals”, (Review Paper), Smart Materials and Structures Int. J., Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 819-833 (2001)

  • M. Shahinpoor, Y. Bar-Cohen, J. Simpson and J. Smith, “Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites (IPMCs) As Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Artificial Muscles-A Review”, Smart Materials & Structures Int. Journal, vol. 7, pp. R15-R30, (1998)

Conference Papers (peer reviewed, typically 6-8 pages long)

  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Charge Modeling of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites for Dynamic Curvature Sensing” , Proceeding of SPIE 18th Annual 59 International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, 6-10 March, 2011, San Diego, California, (2011)
  • Y. Bahramzadeh and M. Shahinpoor, “Characterizing of Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMCs) for Sensitive Curvature Measurement”, Article No. SMASIS2010-3799 , Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2010 September 28 - October 1, 2010, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • S. David Dvorak and Mohsen Shahinpoor, “A New Membrane Electrode Assembly for Low-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells”, extended abstract, Control/Tracking Number: 2010-137-A-FCS&E, Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition Headquarters, c/o South Carolina Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Alliance, PO Box 12302, Columbia SC 29211, (2010)
  • S. David Dvorak and Mohsen Shahinpoor, “A New Membrane Electrode Assembly for Low-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells Having a Nanocomposite Catalyst Layer”, Manuscript ID: 668938, Proc. Materials Research Society Symposium on Fuel Cells, MRS, (2010)
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Electromechanics of Ionic Polymer Metal CompositesFundamentals”, 16th . US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 27-July 2, 2010, College Park, PA., CD ROM Proceedings, (2010)
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Surgical Correction of Ptosis by Ionic Polyacrylonitrile Artificial Muscles”, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO), 56th . Annual Conference, May 27-29, Baltimore, Md., CD ROM Proceedings, 2010
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Surgical Correction of Ptosis by Polymeric Artificial Muscles”, 4th International Conference on Artificial Muscles, 5th International Congress on Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (Nano-Bio 2009), Seri Life Science Center, Osaka, Japan, November 25-28, CD ROM Proceedings, (2009)
  • Mohsen Shahinpoor, “Robotic Venus Flytrap (Dionaea Muscipula) made with IPMCs”, 4th International Conference on Artificial Muscles, 5 th International Congress on Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (Nano-Bio 2009), Seri Life Science Center, Osaka, Japan, November 25-28, (2009)
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