Multifunctional Polymers and Composites Lab


* Authors with equal contributions.

○ E. M. Lloyd, H. Lopez Hernandez, A. M. Feinberg, M. Yourdkhani, E. K. Zen, E. B. Mejia, N. R. Sottos, J. S. Moore, S. R. White. Fully recyclable metastable polymers and composites, Chemistry of Materials, 2018, DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03585.

○ I. D. Robertson*, M. Yourdkhani*, P. J. Centellas, J. E. Aw, D. G. Ivanoff, E. Goli, E. M. Lloyd, L. M. Dean, N. R. Sottos, P. H. Geubelle, J. S Moore, S. R. White. Rapid energy-efficient manufacturing of polymers and composites via frontal polymerization, Nature, 2018, 557 (7704), 223.

○ M. B. Jakubinek, B. Ashrafi, Y. Martinez-Rubi, M. Rahmat, M. Yourdkhani, K. S. Kim, K. Laqua, A. Yousefpour, B. Simard. Nanoreinforced epoxy and adhesive joints incorporating boron nitride nanotubes, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 2018, 84, 194-201.

○ M. Yourdkhani, W. Liu, S. Baril-Gosselin, F. Robitaille, P. Hubert. Carbon nanotube-reinforced carbon fibre-epoxy composites manufactured by resin film infusion, Composites Science and Technology, 2018 (In Press).

○ S. Tang*, M. Yourdkhani*, C. M. Possanza Casey, N. R. Sottos, S. R. White, J. S. Moore. Low-ceiling-temperature polymer microcapsules with hydrophobic payloads via rapid emulsion-solvent evaporation, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9 (23), 20115-20123.

○ M. Yourdkhani, A. A. Leme-Kraus, B. Aydin, A. K. Bedran-Russo, S. R. White. Encapsulation of grape seed extract in polylactide microcapsules for sustained bioactivity and time-dependent release in dental material applications, Dental Materials, 2017, 33 (6), 630-636.

○ N. Brodusch, M. Yourdkhani, P. Hubert, R. Gauvin. Efficient cross‐section preparation method for high‐resolution imaging of hard polymer composites with a scanning electron microscope, Journal of Microscopy, 2015, 260 (2), 117-124.

○ M. Yourdkhani, P. Hubert. A systematic study on dispersion stability of carbon nanotube-modified epoxy resins, Carbon, 2015, 81, 251-259.

○ M. Yourdkhani, T. Mousavand, N. Chapleau, P. Hubert. Thermal, oxygen barrier and mechanical properties of polylactide–organoclay nanocomposites, Composites Science and Technology, 2013, 82, 47-53.

○ B. Ashrafi, Y. Martinez-Rubi, L. Khoun, M. Yourdkhani, C. T. Kingston, P. Hubert, B. Simard, A. Johnston. Influence of the reaction stoichiometry on the mechanical and thermal properties of SWCNT-modified epoxy composites, Nanotechnology, 2013, 24 (26), 265701.

○ M. Yourdkhani, P. Hubert. Quantitative dispersion analysis of inclusions in polymer compositesACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5 (1), 35-41.

○ V. Mirjalili, M. Yourdkhani, P. Hubert. Dispersion stability in carbon nanotube modified polymers and its effect on the fracture toughnessNanotechnology, 2012, 23 (31), 315701.

○ M. Yourdkhani, D. Pasini, F. Barthelat. Multiscale mechanics and optimization of gastropod shellsJournal of Bionic Engineering, 2011, 8 (4), 357-368.

○ M. H. Ghayesh, M. Yourdkhani, S. Balar, T. Reid. Vibrations and stability of axially traveling laminated beamsApplied Mathematics and Computation, 2010, 217 (2), 545-556.