# Publications

## Patents and Disclosures

- R. Pitchumani and S.K. Purayil,
*Fractal Textured High Efficiency Solar Absorber Coatings*, U.S. Provisional Patent No. 63/329,842, PCT/US23/18223. - R. Pitchumani and R. Stoddard,
*Solid-infused surfaces, articles incorporating solid-infused surfaces, methods of making, and methods of use thereof*, U.S. Provisional Patent No. 63/185,973 (2021), PCT/US22/28232 (2022); US Patent App. 18/559,525 (2024). - R. Pitchumani, A. Haghdoost and M. Kargar,
*Fabricating Porous Metallic Coatings Via Electrodeposition And Compositions Thereof,*U.S. Patent 17/347,508 (Pending). - R. Pitchumani and A. Donato,
*Tunable Swing Adsorption Separation Process*, VTIP 12-155, Intellectual Property Disclosure (2012).

## Publications

### A. Book Chapters

*Processing of Thermoplastic Composites,*Chapter 4 in__Annual Review of Heat Transfer__, C. L. Tien, V. Prasad, and F. P. Incropera, eds., Vol. XII, pp. 117–186, Begell House, 2002 (ISBN: 1-56700-166-1)*Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing,*Chapter 17 in__Heat Transfer Handbook__, (with R.N. Smith and C. Doumanidis), A. Bejan & A. Kraus, eds., pp. 1231–1307, Wiley, 2003 (ISBN: 978-0-471-39015-2)*Design of a Fusion Bonding Process for Fabricating Thermoplastic-Matrix Composites*, Chapter 42 in__Handbook of Heat Transfer Calculations__, Myer Kutz, ed., pp. 42.1–42.22, McGraw Hill, 2005 (ISBN: 0-07141-041-4)*Transport and Electrochemical Phenomena,*Chapter 4 in__Fuel Cell Technology: Reaching Towards Commercialization__(with F. Yang), N. Sammes, ed., pp. 69–163, Engineering Materials and Processes Series, Derby, Series ed., Springer-Verlag, 2006 (ISBN: 1-85233-974-8)*Computational Methods in Materials Processing*, Chapter 24 in__Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer__, Second Edition, W. Minkowycz, E. Sparrow, and J. Murthy, eds., pp. 785–819, Wiley, 2006 (ISBN: 0-471-34878-3)*Interphases in Composites*, Chapter 3 in__Long-Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites__, 1^{st}Edn, K.V. Pochiraju, G.P. Tandon, and G.A. Schoeppner, eds., pp. 77–120, Springer, 2012 (ISBN: 978-1-4419-9308-3).*High Temperature Latent Heat Storage for Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Systems*, Chapter 10 in__Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology__, (with J. Stekli and K. Nithyanandam), M. Blanco, ed., pp. 213–246, 2017 (ISBN: 978-0-0810-0516-3).*Thermochemical Energy Storage for Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Systems*, Chapter 11 in__Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology__, (with J. Stekli, L. Irwin and C. Pfefferkorn), M. Blanco, ed., pp. 247–267, 2017 (ISBN: 978-0-0810-0516-3).*Solid Particle Thermal Energy Storage for High-Temperature CSP Applications*, Chapter 13 in__Thermal Energy__, (with K. Kant), A. Shukhla, A. Sharma, and K. Kant, eds., pp. 262–274, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2023 (ISBN: 9781003345558).

### B. Edited Volumes

*Thermal Processing of Materials: Thermomechanics, Controls, and Composites,*(with V. Prasad et al.) Vol. HTD-**289**, ASME Press, New York 1994.- P
*hysical Properties of Composites,*(with P.K. Liaw),**ISBN: 0-87339-329-5**, TMS Press, 1996 *Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing,*(with T. L. Bergman, et al.) Vol. HTD-**347**, ASME Press, New York, 1997.*Heat Transfer in Materials Processing,*(with U. Chandra, et al.), Vol. HTD-**361-4**, ASME Press, New York, 1998.*Advances in Sensing and Control for Thermal Processing in Manufacturing,*ASME-HTD CD Volume 0-7918-1997-3, 1463CD, National Heat Transfer Conference Proceedings, 2000.*Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division—2000,*with J. H. Kim, et al., Vol. HTD-366-3*,*ISBN: 0-7918-1908-6, ASME Press, New York, 2000.*Proceedings of the Symposium on Polymer and Composite Materials Processing,*with S.G. Advani and S.T. Holmes, CD-ROM Volume, ASME Press, New York, 2001 (November 2001)*Proceedings of the SolarPACES 2013 International Conference*, R. Pitchumani, ed.,*Energy Procedia,*Open Access Edited Volume, Elsevier, 2014 (262 articles; 2,520 pages).*Progress in Solar Energy, Special Issue: Advances in Concentrating Solar Power*, R. Pitchumani, ed., Solar Energy, Volume 152, 207 pp., Elsevier, 2017.

### C. Refereed Journal Articles

- J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “An analysis of laminar boundary layers on liquid curtains,”
*Journal of Appl. Mathematics and Physics*,**40**, 721–739, 1989. - J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “Liquid Curtains–II. Gas Absorption,”
*Chemical Engineering Science,***45**(6), 1595–604, 1990. - J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “Dynamics of liquid membranes. I. Non–adaptive finite difference methods,”
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids,***12**(9), 859–879, 1991. - R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Correlation of Thermal Conductivities of Unidirectional Fibrous Composites Using Local Fractal Techniques,”
*ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,***113**(4), 788–796, 1991. - R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Evaluation of Transverse Thermal Diffusivities of Fiber–reinforced Composites,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,***35**(9), 2185–2194, 1992. - P.K. Liaw, R. Pitchumani, and D.K. Hsu, “Eddy Current Characterization of Silicon Carbide Reinforced Aluminum Metal–matrix Composites,” in
*Advances in Damage of Composite Materials,*G. Z. Voyiadjis ed., Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., The Netherlands, 249–282, 1992. - R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Non–dimensional Analysis of Thermoset Composites Manufacture,”
*Journal of Composite Materials,***27**(6), 613–636, 1993. - A. K. Kordon, R. Pitchumani, A. N. Beris, V. Karbhari, “A Rheological Model for Particulate Ceramic Slurries at Low Temperatures,”
*Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia,***29**(8), 1095–1099, 1993. - R. Pitchumani, P. A. Schwenk, and V. M. Karbhari, “Knowledge–based Expert Systems for Composites Manufacturing,”
*Ceramic Bulletin,***142**(3), 53–57, 1994. - P. K. Liaw, R. Pitchumani, D. K. Hsu, H. Jeong, and S. C. Yao “Nondestructive evaluation of anisotropic conductivities of SiCp/Al composite extrusions,”
*Trans. ASME, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power,***116**(3), 647–656, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, D. K. Hsu, and S. C. Yao, “An Eddy Current Technique for the Measurement of Constituent Volume Fractions in a Three–Phase Metal–Matrix Composite,”
*J. Composite Materials,***28**(18), 1742–1769, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, A. K. Kordon, A. N. Beris, B. R. Rossing, and W. B. Johnson “Thermofluid Analysis and Design of a Low Temperature Ceramic Injection Molding Process,”
*Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B,***25B**, pp. 761–771, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, P. A. Schwenk, V. M. Karbhari, J. F. Ramsay, and T. D. Claar, “An Expert System Approach to Manufacturing Preforms for Infiltration–Processing of Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites,”
*Processing of Advanced Materials,***9**, pp. 155–165, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, S. C. Yao, H. Jeong, and D. K. Hsu, “Theoretical Models for the Anisotropic Conductivities of Two–phase and Three–phase Metal–Matrix Composites,”
*Acta Metallurgica et Materialia,***43**(8), pp. 3045–3059, 1995. - R. Pitchumani and V.M. Karbhari “A Generalized Fluid Flow Model for Ceramic Tape Casting,”
*Journal of the American Ceramic Society,***78**(9), pp. 2497–2503, 1995. - R. Pitchumani, S. Ranganathan, R.C. Don, J.W. Gillespie, Jr., and M.A. Lamontia, “Analysis of Transport Phenomena Governing Interfacial Bonding and Void Dynamics During Thermoplastic Tow-Placement,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,***39**(9), pp. 1883–1897, 1996. - R. Pitchumani, J.W. Gillespie, Jr. and M.A. Lamontia, “Design and Optimization of a Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process,”
*Journal of Composite Materials,***31**(3), pp. 244–275, 1997. - N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Optimal Cure Cycles for the Fabrication of Thermosetting-matrix Composites,”
*Polymer Composites*,**18**(4), pp. 566–581, 1997. - N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Rapid Cure Simulation Using Artificial Neural Networks,”
*Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing*,**28A**, pp. 847–859, 1997. - D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “A Combinatorial Optimization Approach to Composite Materials Tailoring,”
*ASME Journal of Mechanical Design,***119**(4), pp. 494–503, 1997. - N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Neural Network-based Optimal Curing of Composite Materials,”
*Journal of Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science*,**6**(1), pp. 39–62, 1997. - D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Application of Genetic Algorithms to Optimal Tailoring of Composite Materials,”
*Composites Science and Technology,***58**(3–4), pp. 571–589, 1998. - C. A. Butler, R. L. McCullough, R. Pitchumani, J. W. Gillespie, Jr., and A. R. Wedgewood “An Analysis of Mechanisms Governing Fusion Bonding of Thermoplastic Composites,”
*Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials,***11**(4), pp. 338–363, 1998. - D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Property-based Optimal Design of Composite Materials and their Internal Architectures,”
*Journal of Composite Materials*,**32**(19), pp. 1714–1752, 1998. - S.K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of Isothermal Cure of Resin Systems,”
*Polymer Composites,***20**(1), 72–85, 1999. - B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Geometry Model for Evaluating Permeabilities of Porous Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**42**(12), 2219–32, 1999. - R. Pitchumani, “Evaluation of Thermal Conductivities of Disordered Composite Media Using a Fractal Model,”
*ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,***121**(1), pp. 163–166, 1999. - S.K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Modeling of Nonisothermal Flow During Resin Transfer Molding Processes,”
*International J. Heat and Mass Transfer,***42**(16), 3057–70, 1999. - L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Processing Envelopes for Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating During Composites Cure,”
*Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites*,**18**(13), 1242–1253, 1999. - B. Ramakrishnan, L. Zhu, and R. Pitchumani, “Curing of Composites Using Internal Resistive Heating,”
*ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering,***122**(1), 124–131, 2000. - B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Characteristics of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,”
*Polymer Composites*,**21**(2), 281–296, 2000. - L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of a Process for Curing Composites by the Use of Embedded Resistive Heating Elements,”
*Composites Science & Technology*,**60**, 2699–2712, 2000. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Description of Interlaminar Contact Development During Thermoplastic Composites Processing,”
*J. Reinforced Plastics & Composites*,**20**(7), 536–546, 2001. - D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Intelligent Model-based Control of Preform Permeation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes, with Online Optimization,”
*Composites A: Applied Science & Manufacturing*,**32**(12), 1789–1803, 2001. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Cantor Set-based Description of Intimate Contact Evolution During Thermoplastic Composites Processing,”
*Journal of Materials Science*,**36**(19), 4661–4671, 2001. - D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Closed-loop Flow Control in Resin Transfer Molding Using Real-Time Numerical Process Simulations,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**62**, 283–298, 2002. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Interlaminar Contact Development in Thermoplastic Fusion Bonding,”
*Polymer Engineering and Science,***42**(2), 424–438, 2002. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Healing of Thermoplastic Polymers at an Interface Under Nonisothermal Conditions,”
*Macromolecules*,**35**(8), 3213–3224, 2002. - D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Control of Flow in Resin Transfer Molding with Real-time Preform Permeability Estimation,”
*Polymer Composites*,**23**(6), 1087–1110, 2002. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Nonisothermal Healing and Interlaminar Bond Strength Evolution During Thermoplastic Matrix Composites Processing,”
*Polymer Composites*,**24**(2), 262–278, 2003. - X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Viscous Fingering in a Hele-Shaw Cell with Finite Viscosity Ratio,”
*ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering,***125**(2), 354–364, 2003. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Optimal Temperature and Current Cycles for Accelerated Curing of Composites Using Internal Resistive Heating,”
*ASME Journal of Heat Transfer*,**125**(1), 126–136, 2003. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Kinetics Model for Interphase Formation in Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,”
*Journal of Applied Polymer Science*,**89**(12), pp. 3220–3236, 2003. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Enhancement of Resin Flow in VARTM Using Induction Heating,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**63**, pp. 2201–2215, 2003. - X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Spherulitic Crystallization in Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process: Heat Transfer Analysis,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**64**(9), pp. 1123–1134, 2004. - X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Spherulitic Crystallization in Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process: Spherulitic Microstructure Evolution,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**64**(9), pp. 1363–1374, 2004. - X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “A Micromechanical Model for the Elastic Properties of Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Polymers,”
*Polymer Engineering and Science*,**44**(3), pp. 433–51, 2004. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Interphase Formation on the Modulus and Strength of Fiber-reinforced Thermosetting-matrix Composites,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**64**(10–11), pp. 1437–1452, 2004. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Cure Temperature Cycle Design for Composites Fabrication Under Uncertainty,”
*Annals of Operations Research*,**132**, 19–45, 2004. - V. Mishra, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Measurement and Prediction of Electrical Contact Resistance between Gas Diffusion Layers and Bipolar Plate for Applications to PEM Fuel Cells,”
*ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology*,**1**(1), 2–9, 2004. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Design of Microresonators under Uncertainty,”
*Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems*,**14**(1), 63–69, 2005. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “An Analytical Solution for Thermal Transport in Deep X-ray Lithography,”
*Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering*,**15**, 474–484, 2005. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “SAMS: Stochastic Analysis with Minimal Sampling—A Fast Algorithm for Analysis and Design Under Uncertainty,”
*ASME Journal of Mechanical Design*,**127**(4), 558–571, 2005. - V. Mishra, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of PEM Fuel Cells,”
*Journal of Power Sources*,**141**(1), 47–64, 2005. - A.M. Morales, R. Pitchumani, T.J. Garino, A.K. Gutmann, and L.A. Domeier, “Fabrication of Ceramic Microstructures via Microcasting of Nanoparticulate Slurry,”
*Journal of the American Ceramic Society*,**88**(3), 570–578, 2005. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Processing-Interphase-Property Relationships in Fiber-reinforced Thermosetting-matrix Composites,”
*Polymer Composites*,**26**(2), 193–208, 2005. - Q. Jiang, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Coating Thickness Variations in Optical Fiber Drawing Process,”
*Journal of Lightwave Technology*,**23**(3), 1261–1272, 2005. - A. Mawardi, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of the Operating Parameters of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell for Maximum Power Density,”
*ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology*,**2**(2), 121–135, 2005. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Micromachined Force Gauge under Uncertainty,”
*Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering*,**15**, 2353–2365, 2005. - F. Zhang, A. Mawardi, E. Santos, Jr., R. Pitchumani, and L.E.K. Achenie, “Examination of Load-Balancing Methods to Improve Efficiency of a Composite Materials Manufacturing Process Simulation Under Uncertainty using Distributed Computing,”
*Future Generation Computer Systems*,**22**(5), 571–587, 2006. - C. Acquah, I. Datskov, A. Mawardi, F. Zhang, L.E.K. Achenie, R. Pitchumani, E. Santos, Jr., “Simulation and Analysis of a Composite Fabrication Process using a Critical Point Model and a Sampling-based Model,”
*Computers and Chemical Engineering*,**30**(6–7), 947–960, 2006. - Y. Xiao, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “A Generalized Analysis of Capillary Flows in Channels,”
*J. Colloid and Interface Science,***298**(2), 880–888, 2006. - Y. Yan and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Study on the Dopant Concentration and Refractive Index Profile Evaluation in an Optical Fiber Manufacturing Process,”
*Int. Journal of Heat & Mass Transfer,***49**(13–14), 2097–2112, 2006. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Parameter Uncertainty on the Performance Variability of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells,”
*Journal of Power Sources*,**160**(1), 232–245, 2006. - C. Acquah, I. Datskov, A. Mawardi, F. Zhang, L.E.K. Achenie, R. Pitchumani, and E. Santos, Jr., “Optimization of an Optical Fiber Drawing Process Under Uncertainty,”
*Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research*,**45**(26), 8475–8483, 2006. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Active Flow Control based on Localized Preform Heating in a VARTM Process,”
*Composites A: Applied Sci. and Manufacturing*,**37**(10), 1815–30, 2006. - Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Operating Parameters on the Uniformity of Current Density Distribution in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells,”
*ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology*,**3**(4), 464–476, 2006. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Flow Control Using Localized Induction Heating in a VARTM Process,”
*Composites Science & Technology,***67**(3–4), 669–684, 2007. - Y. Zhang and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Studies on an Air-breathing Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**50**(23–24), 4698–4712, 2007. - Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Studies on an Air-breathing Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell Stack,”
*Journal of Power Sources,***173**, 264–276, 2007. - A. Mawardi, Y. Xiao and R. Pitchumani, “Theoretical Analysis of Capillary-driven Nanoparticulate Slurry Flow During a Micromold Filling Process,”
*International Journal of Multiphase Flow*,**34**(3), 227–240, 2008. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Simulations of an Optical Fiber Drawing Process Under Uncertainty,”
*IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology,***26**(5), 580–587, 2008. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Active Control of Reactive Resin Flow in a VARTM Process,”
*Journal of Composite Materials*,**42**(12), 1205–1229, 2008. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Sintering of Nanoparticulate Micropreforms in a Microfabrication Process,”
*Acta Materialia,***57**(6), 1975–1987, 2009. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of an Optical Fiber Drawing Process using an Analytical Necking Profile,”
*IEEE Photonics Journal*,**2**(4), 620–629, 2010. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Cure Kinetics and Chemorheology of Carbon Nanotube Filled Epoxy Resin Systems,”
*Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer,***1**(1), 013007, 2010. - R.J. Johnson, J. Tang, and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of Damping in Carbon Nanotube Filled Fiberglass Reinforced Thermosetting-matrix Composites,”
*Journal of Materials Science*,**46**(13), 4545–4554, 2011. - R. Pitchumani, “Book Review: A. Faghri, Y. Zhang, and J. Howell,
*Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer*, Global Digital Press, 2010, 956 pp., 978-0-9842760-0-4, Hardcover, List Price: $89.95,”*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**54**(9–10), 2241–2242, 2011. - S. Deb and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Nonisothermal Sintering of Nanocrystalline and Microscaled Ceramic Materials,”
*Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics*,**110**(5), 301–310, 2011. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Optimization of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**54**(21–22), 4596–4610 2011. - A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Analysis of Electrodeposition in Microcavities,”
*Electrochimica Acta,***56**(24), 8260–8271, 2011. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of a Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell,”
*Solar Energy*,**86**(1), 351–368, 2012. - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “An Analytical Model for the Longitudinal Permeability of Aligned Fibrous Media,”
*Composites Science and Technology*,**72**(13), 1500—1507, 2012. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Studies on a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Integral Heat Pipes for Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Applied Energy*,**103**, 400—415, 2013. - J. Stekli, L. Irwin and R. Pitchumani, “Technical Challenges and Opportunities for Concentrating Solar Power with Energy Storage,”
*ASME Journal of Thermal Science Engineering and Applications,***5**(2), 021011, 12 pp., 2013*.* - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Void Formation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,”
*Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing,***51**, 22–32, 2013. - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Analysis of Carbon Nanotube based Damping in Rotating Composite Structures,”
*Composite Structures*,**103**, 18–26, 2013. - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Experimental Investigation of the Damping Enhancement in Fiber-reinforced Composites with Carbon Nanotubes,”
*Carbon*,**63**, 71–83, 2013. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Thermal Energy Storage with Heat Transfer Augmentation using Thermosyphons,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**67**, 281–294, 2013. - A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Electrodeposition in Micromolds with a Microscreen Base,”
*Acta Materialia*,**61**(20), 7568–7581, 2013. - K. Nithyanandam, R. Pitchumani and A. Mathur, “Analysis of a Latent Thermocline Storage System with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials for Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Applied Energy*,**113**, 1446–1460, 2014. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Modeling of Dynamic Response of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,”
*ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering*,**136**(1), 011010, 9 pp., 2014. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Cost and Performance Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power Plants with Integrated Thermal Energy Storage,”
*Energy*,**64**(1), 793–810, 2014. - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Vibration Damping in a Rotating Composite Beam with Embedded Carbon Nanotubes,”
*Composite Structures*,**110**, 289–296, 2014. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Studies on Metal Foam and Heat Pipe Enhanced Latent Thermal Energy Storage,”
*ASME Journal of Heat Transfer*,**136**(5), 051503, 10 pp., 2014. A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, "Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Surfaces via a Two-Step Electrodeposition Technique",

*Langmuir*,**30**(14), 4183–4191, 2014..__Cover Feature Article__- A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Subject to Dynamic Load Changes,”
*ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology*,**11**(3), 031009, 9pp., 2014. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,”
*Applied Energy*,**126**, 266–280, 2014. - A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “QUICKER: Quantifying Uncertainty in Computational Knowledge Engineering Rapidly—A Rapid Methodology for Uncertainty Quantification,”
*Powder Technology*,**265**, 54–65, 2014. - R. Pitchumani, “Proceedings of the SolarPACES 2013 International Conference,”
*Energy Procedia,*49, 1–2, 2014. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Membrane Properties on the Transient Behavior of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells,”
*Journal of Power Sources*,**268**, 733–743, 2014. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of a Thermocline Energy Storage System with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials,”
*Solar Energy*,**107**, 770–788, 2014. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Operating Parameters on the Transient Response of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Subject to Load Changes,”
*International Journal of Hydrogen Energy*,**39**(33), 19024–19038, 2014. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Optimization of Transient Response of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells,”
*ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology*,**12**(1), 011005, 10pp., 2015. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Transient Operating Parameters on the Mechanical Behavior of Fuel Cells,”
*International Journal of Hydrogen Energy*,**40**(26), 8442–8453, 2015. - Y. Zhang, A. Smirnova, A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell with Variable Catalyst Loading,”
*Journal of Power Sources*,**291**, 46–57, 2015. - Y. Zhang, A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Studies on Graded Porosity Distributions of Gas Diffusion Layer in Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells,”
*International Journal of Hydrogen Energy*,**41**, 8412–8426, 2016. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Thermal and Structural Investigation of Tubular Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Tower Receivers,”
*Solar Energy*,**135**, 374–385, 2016. - J. Deshpande, K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of a Direct Contact Membrane Distillation System for Desalination,”
*Journal of Membrane Science*,**523C**, 301–316, 2017. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Description of Microstructures and Properties of Dynamically Evolving Porous Media,”
*International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer*,**81**, 51–55, 2017. - R. Pitchumani, “Progress in Solar Energy Special Issue: Advances in Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Solar Energy,***152**, 1–2, 2017. - R. Jain and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Model for Wettability of Rough Surfaces,”
*Langmuir*,**33**(28), 7181–7190, 2017. - R. Jain and R. Pitchumani, “Fabrication and Characterization of Multiscale, Fractal Textured Solar Selective Coatings,”
*Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,***172C**, 213–219, 2017. - K. Nithyanandam, J. Deshpande and R. Pitchumani, “Coupled Thermal and Optical Analysis a Planar Waveguide Concentrator-Receiver,”
*Applied Energy*,**208**, 1576–1589, 2017. R. Jain and R. Pitchumani, “Facile Fabrication of a Robust Copper-based Superhydrophobic Surface via Electrodeposition,”

*Langmuir*,**34**(10), 3159–3169, 2018..__Cover Feature Article__- R. Jain and R. Pitchumani, “Fabrication and Characterization of Durable Zinc Based Superhydrophobic Coatings,”
*Surface and Coatings Technology*,**337**, 223–231, 2018. - K. Nithyanandam, A. Narayan and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of a Radial Waveguide Concentrator for Concentrated Solar Thermal Applications,”
*Energy*,**151**, 940–953, 2018. - K. Kant, R. Pitchumani, A. Shukla, and A. Sharma, “Analysis and Design of Air Ventilated Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) System Incorporating Phase Change Materials,”
*Energy Conversion and Management*,**196**, 149–164, 2019. - A. Narayan and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of an Air-Cooled Air Gap Membrane Distillation Module,”
*Desalination*,**475C**, 114179, 2020. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Model for Laminar Drag Reduction on Multiscale Liquid Infused Rough Surfaces,”
*Langmuir*,**36**(47), 14386–14402, 2020. - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Laminar Drag Reduction in Microchannels with Liquid Infused Textured Surfaces,”
*Chemical Engineering Science*,**230**, 116196, 2021.

- S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Analytical Model for Drag Reduction on Liquid-Infused Structured Non-Wetting Surfaces,”
*Soft Matter*,**17**, 1388–1403, 2021. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Laminar Convective Heat Transfer Over Structured Non-Wetting Surfaces,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*,**167**, 120810, 2021. - S. Bhavsar and R. Pitchumani, “A Novel Machine Learning Based Identification of Potential Adopter of Rooftop Solar Photovoltaics,”
*Applied Energy*,**286**, 116503, 2021. - R. Stoddard, K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Steam Condensation Heat Transfer on Lubricant Infused Surfaces,”
**Invited Article**,*iScience*,**24**(4), 102336, 2021. - K. Kant, K. Nithyanandam, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Optimization of a Novel Hexagonal Waveguide Concentrator for Solar Thermal Applications,”
*Energies*,**14**, 2146, 2021. - K. Nithyanandam, P. Shoaei and R. Pitchumani, “Technoeconomic Analysis of Thermoelectric Power Plant Condensers with Nonwetting Surfaces,”
**Invited Article**,*Energy*,**227**, 120540, 2021. - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “A Study of Corrosion on Electrodeposited Superhydrophobic Copper Surfaces,”
*Corrosion Science*,**186**, 109420, 2021. - S. Bhavsar, R. Pitchumani and M.A. Ortega-Vazquez, “Machine Learning Enabled Reduced-order Scenario Generation for Stochastic Analysis of Solar Power Forecasts,”
*Applied Energy*,**293**, 116964, 2021. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Convection Heat Transfer on Multiscale Rough Superhydrophobic and Liquid Infused Surfaces,"
*Chemical Engineering Journal*,**424**, 130256, 2021. - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Textured Surfaces for High Temperature Corrosion Mitigation in Molten Salts,”
*Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells*,**230**, 111281, 2021*.* - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “Bioinspired Nonwetting Surfaces for Corrosion Inhibition over a Range of Temperature and Corrosivity,”
*Journal of Colloid and Interface Science,***607***,*323-333, - R. Stoddard, K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Fabrication and Durability Characterization of Superhydrophobic and Lubricant-Infused Surfaces,”
*Journal of Colloid and Interface Science*,**608***,*662–672, 2022*.* - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “Temperature-dependent Dynamic Fouling on Superhydrophobic and Slippery Nonwetting Copper Surfaces,”
*Chemical Engineering Journal,***431**, 133960, 2022*.* - A. Sharma, R. Pitchumani, R. Chauhan, “Solar Air Heating Systems with Latent Heat Storage – A Review of State-of-the-art,”
*Journal of Energy Storage,***48**, 104013, 2022*.* - S. Hatte, R. Stoddard and R. Pitchumani, “Generalized Analysis of Dynamic Flow Fouling on Heat Transfer Surfaces,”
*International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,***188***,*122573, 2022. - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “A Comparative Study of Mechanical and Chemical Durability of Non-wetting Superhydrophobic and Lubricant-Infused Surfaces,”
*Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects*,**643**, 128711, 2022. - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of a Novel Constructal Fin Tree Embedded Thermochemical Energy Storage for Buildings Applications,”
*Energy Conversion and Management*,**258**, 115542, 2022. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Silica Fouling on Nonwetting Surfaces,”
*Soft Matter*,**18**, 3403-3411, 2022. - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Coatings of Ni and NiYSZ for High-Temperature Corrosion Mitigation in Solar Salt,”
*Corrosion Science*,**201**, 110283, 2022*.* - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “Long-term Static and Dynamic Corrosion Stability of Nonwetting Surfaces,”
*Langmuir*,**38**(22), 6911–6922, 2022. - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Advances and Opportunities in Thermochemical Heat Storage Systems for Buildings Applications,”
*Applied Energy*,**321**, 119299, 2022. - S. Bhavsar, R. Pitchumani and M. A. Ortega-Vazquez, “A Reforecasting-Based Dynamic Reserve Estimation for Variable Renewable Generation and Demand Uncertainty,”
*Electric Power Systems Research*,**211**, 108157, 2022*.* - A. Shukla, K. Kant, P.H. Biwole, R. Pitchumani, A. Sharma, “Melting and Solidification of a Phase Change Material with Constructal Tree-Shaped Fins for Thermal Energy Storage,”
*Journal of Energy Storage*,**53**, 105158, 2022*.* - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Nonwetting Solid-Infused Surfaces for Superior Fouling Mitigation,”
*Journal of Colloid and Interface Science*,**627**, 308–319, 2022. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Temperature on Flow Fouling of Smooth and Nonwetting Surfaces,”
*Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research*,**61**(38), 14355–14363, 2022. - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Textured Glass Surface for Enhanced Performance and Self-Cleaning Characteristics of Photovoltaic Panels,”
*Energy Conversion and Management*,**270**, 116240, 2022. - K. Kant, K.P. Sibin and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Fractal-textured Solar Absorber Surfaces for Concentrated Solar Power,”
*Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,***248***,*112010, 2022. - S.M.A. Mousavi and R. Pitchumani, “Mineral Scaling on Brass and Aluminum Surfaces with a Range of Wettability,”
*Surfaces and Interfaces*,**34**, 102379, 2022*.* - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Textured Surfaces for Superior Corrosion Mitigation in Molten Carbonate Salts for Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews*,**170**, 112961, 2022. - S. Hatte, R. Stoddard and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Solid-Infused Durable Nonwetting Surfaces for Sustained Condensation Heat Transfer Enhancement,”
*Applied Thermal Engineering,***219**, 119458, 2023*.* - S. Bhavsar, K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Robust Model-Predictive Thermal Control of Lithium-Ion Batteries under Drive Cycle Uncertainty,”
*Journal of Power Sources*,**557**, 232496, 2023*.* - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Battery Thermal Management Under Extreme Fast Charging and Discharging,” Journal of Energy Storage,
**60**, 106501, 2023. - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Progress and Opportunities in Corrosion Mitigation in Heat Transfer Fluids for Next-generation Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Renewable Energy*,**205**, 956–991, 2023. - A. Sharma, R. Pitchumani, and R. Chauhan, “Melting and Solidification Performance Investigation of Latent Heat Storage Unit Designs for Low-temperature Solar Thermal Applications,”
*Journal of Energy Storage*,**60**, 107323 , 2023*.* - S. Bhavsar, R. Pitchumani, M.A. Ortega-Vazquez, and N. Costilla-Enriquez, “A Hybrid Data-driven and Model-based Approach for Computationally Efficient Stochastic Unit Commitment and Economic Dispatch Under Wind and Solar Uncertainty,”
*International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems*,**151**, 109144, 2023*.* - A.M. Fuller and R. Pitchumani, “Long Term Durability of a Lubricant-Infused Surface for Dew Harvesting,”
*Langmuir,***39**(28), 9885–9892, 2023. - S. Hatte, K. Kant, and R. Pitchumani, “Freezing Characteristics of a Water Droplet on a Multiscale Superhydrophobic Surface,”
*Langmuir*,**39**(33), 11898–11909, 2023. - S. Bhavsar, R. Pitchumani, M. Reynolds, N. Merket, and J. Reyna, “Machine Learning Surrogate of Physics-Based Building-Stock Simulator for End-Use Load Forecasting,”
*Energy and Buildings*,**296**, 113395, 2023. - K.P. Sibin, K. Kant, and R. Pitchumani, “High-Temperature Air Stability of Electrodeposited Copper Cobalt Oxide and Copper Manganese Oxide Absorber Coatings for Concentrating Solar Power,”
*ACS Applied Energy Materials*,**6**(17), 8759–8774, 2023. - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Electrodeposited Nickel Coatings for Exceptional Corrosion Mitigation in Industrial Grade Molten Chloride Salts for Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,***189**, Part B, 113848, 2024. - A. Fuller, K. Kant, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Freezing of a Sessile Water Droplet on Surfaces over a Range of Wettability,”
*Journal of Colloid and Interface Science*,**653**, Part A, 960–970, 2024*.* - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Erosion Wear Analysis of Heat Exchange Surfaces in a Falling Particle-Based Concentrating Solar Power System,”
*Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,***264,**112629, 2024*.* - S. Bhavsar, R. Pitchumani, J. Maack, I. Satkauskas, M. Reynolds, W. Jones, “Stochastic Economic Dispatch of Wind Power under Uncertainty using Clustering-based Extreme Scenarios,”
*Electric Power Systems Research*,**229,**110158, 2024. - P. Kondaiah and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Corrosion-Resistant Coatings on the Post-Corrosion Thermal Stability and Fouling of Molten Salts for High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage,”
*Journal of Energy Storage,***92**, 111961, 2024*.* - S. Hatte, R. Stoddard, and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Nonwetting Surfaces for Enhanced Condenser Performance in Thermal Power Plants,”
*Thermopedia,*Begell House, Inc., 2024. - A. Sharma, M. Khatamifar, W. Lin, and R. Pitchumani, “A State-of-the-art Review on Numerical Investigations of Liquid-Cooled Battery Thermal Management Systems for Lithium-Ion Batteries of Electric Vehicles,”
*Journal of Energy Storage,***101**, Part B, 113844, 2024. - S. Hatte and R. Pitchumani, “Limits of Dropwise Condensation Heat Transfer on Dry Nonwetting Surfaces,”
*iScience*,**27**(11), 111059, 2024. - K. Kant and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Abrasion Wear in Particle Storage and Valve Subsystem for Falling Particle Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Tribology International*,**201**, 110259, 2025. - K.P. Sibin and R. Pitchumani, “Multiscale Textured Solar Absorber Coatings for Next-Generation Concentrating Solar Power,”
*Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews*,**207**, 114959, 2025. - K. Kant, P. Kondaiah, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Erosion of Surfaces in Falling Particle Concentrating Solar Power,”
*ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering*,**147**(2), 021010, 11 pp., 2025.

## D. Conference Publications

- R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Fractal-based Correlation for the Evaluation of Thermal Conductivities of Fibrous Composites,”
*Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing,*ASME–HTD–**146**, 55–60, 1990. - R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Analysis of Continuous Formation of Sheet-laminated Composites,” in
*First International Conference on Transport Phenomena in Processing,*S.I. Güçeri ed., 1330–41, 1992. - R. Pitchumani, S.C. Yao, P. K. Liaw, R. E. Shannon and D. K. Hsu, “A Simplified Model for Estimating the Anisotropic Conductivities of Al/SiCp Composites for Process Monitoring”
*Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing,*ASME–HTD–**196**, 201–207, 1992. - R. Pitchumani, P.K. Liaw, et al., “Modeling Anisotropic Conductivity Behavior of SiCp/Al Metal-Matrix Composite Extrusions,” in
*Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation.*Plenum**12B**, pp. 1329-1336, - R. Pitchumani, P.K. Liaw and S.C. Yao, “Nondestructive Conductivity Measurements on Metal–matrix Composites,”
*TMS Annual Meeting,*1992. - R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, D. K. Hsu, H. Jeong and S. C. Yao, “Determination of Reinforcement and Intermetallics Concentrations in SiCp/Al Metal Matrix Composites Using Eddy Current Techniques,”
*Second Annual ASNT Research Symposium,*1993. - R. Pitchumani and U.M. Diwekar, “Optimal Cure Cycles for Thermoset Composites Manufacture,” in
*Adv. Computations in Materials Processing,*V. Prasad, R. V. Arimilli eds., ASME–HTD–**241**, 23–31, 1993. - R. Pitchumani, P.K. Liaw, D.K. Hsu, H. Jeong and S.C. Yao, “Nondestructive Evaluation of Anisotropic Conductivities of SiCp/Al Composite Extrusions,” ASME Paper 93–GT–15, 1993.
- R. Pitchumani, V.M. Karbhari, J.F. Ramsay and T.D. Claar, “A Knowledge–based Decision Support System for the Manufacture of Composite Preforms,” in
*Advanced Materials: Expanding the Horizons,*R. Trabacco and T. Lynch eds., Intl. SAMPE Technical Series,**25**, 1069–81, 1993. - R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Simulation of the Transients in Thermoplastic Fiber Placement,” in
*Moving Forward with 50 Years of Leadership in Advanced Materials,*K. Drake et al. eds., International SAMPE Series,**39**(1), 1521–1535, 1994. - R. Pitchumani and U. M. Diwekar, “Process Optimization for the Fabrication of Partially-cured Composites,” in
*Transport Phenomena in Manuf. & Materials Proc.,*ASME–HTD–**280**, 1–11, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Geometry Approach to Modeling Disordered Composite Microstructures and their Properties,” in
*Proceedings, 9*T. W. Chou and J. Vinson, eds., pp. 807–817, 1994.^{th}Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, - R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, S. Ranganathan and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Analysis of On–line Consolidation During the Thermoplastic Fiber Placement Process,” in
*Thermal Processing of Materials: Thermomechanics, Controls, and Composites,*ASME–HTD–**289**, 223–234, 1994. - R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, S. Ranganathan and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Effects of Processing Conditions on Void Growth During Thermoplastic Fiber Placement,” in
*Mechanics in Materials Processing & Manufacturing,*ASME–AMD–**194**, 71–87, 1994. - R. Pitchumani and V.M. Karbhari, “Knowledge-based Decision Support Systems for Rapid and Efficient Production Planning in CMC Fabrication,”
*Ceramic Engineering & Science Proceedings*,**15**, 932–939, 1994. - C.A. Butler, R. Pitchumani, A. G. Wedgewood and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Coupled Effects of Healing and Intimate Contact on the Strength of Fusion-bonded Thermoplastics,” in
*Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ASM/ESD Advanced Composites Conference,*595–604, 1994. - C.A. Butler, R. Pitchumani, A.G. Wedgewood and R.L. McCullough “An Improved Model for the Bond Strength of Fusion-bonded Thermoplastics,” Presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, 1994.
- R. Pitchumani, K.V. Steiner and B.M. Bauer “Experimental Verification of Modeling and Control for Thermoplastic Tow Placement,” in
*Proc. 40th Int. SAMPE Symp. & Exhibition,*1550–59, 1995. - D. L. Fecko, R. C. Don, R. Pitchumani, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Porosity Modeling for Thermoplastic Pultrusion,” in
*Proceedings of the 11th Annual ASM/ESD Advanced Composites Conference*, pp. 189–201, 1995. - P.C. Chaudhury, U.M. Diwekar, and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of Accuracy of Sampling Techniques for Chemical Process Synthesis under Uncertainties,” AIChE National Meeting, Nov. 1995.
- D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Property-based Optimal Tailoring of Composite Materials,” in
*Physical Properties of Composites,*P. K. Liaw and R. Pitchumani, eds., pp. 1–10, 1996. - R. Pitchumani and P.K. Liaw, “Investigations on Eddy Current Evaluation of Metal-Matrix Composites,” in
*Physical Properties of Composites,*P. K. Liaw and R. Pitchumani, eds., pp. 19–30, 1996. - N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Application of Neural Networks to Optimization of Cure Cycles for the Manufacture of Composites,” ASME Paper
**96-WA/AMD-9**, 1996. - B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Characteristics of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,”
*Proceedings of the NSF Grantees Conference*, pp. 341–342, 1997. - S.K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of the Resin Transfer Molding Process,” In:
*Proceedings, 12th Tech. Conf. American Society for Composites*, R. Gibson and G. Newaz, eds., pp. 797–806, 1997. - B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Geometry Approach to Evaluating the Permeabilities of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,” In:
*Proceedings, 12th Tech. Conf. of the Amer. Soc. for Composites*, R. Gibson and G. Newaz, eds., pp. 846–855, 1997. - L. VanDerSchuur and R. Pitchumani, “A LabVIEW-based Cure Temperature Control System for Composites Processing,”
*LabVIEW Virtual Instrumentation Education Conference*, 1997. - B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Model for Preform Infiltration During Liquid Composite Molding,”
*MRS Annual Meeting*1997.__,__ - S. K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Process Parameter Uncertainties on Nonisothermal Mold Filling During RTM,”
*Proceedings of the International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition*,**43**(2), pp. 1275–1288, 1998. - B. Ramakrishnan, L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Accelerated Curing of Composites Using Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating,”
*Proceedings, Int. SAMPE Symposium & Exhibition*,**43**(1), pp. 243–253, 1998. - P.D. Lafferty and R. Pitchumani, “An Intelligent Model-Predictive Process Control Framework for RTM,” in:
*Proceedings of the Conference of the American Society for Composites,*pp. 213–225, 1998. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Model for Intimate Contact Development During Thermoplastic Fusion Bonding,” in:
*Proceedings, 13*A. J. Vizzini, ed., pp. 1134–1146, 1998.^{th}Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, - L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Processing Envelopes for Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating during Thermosetting Composites Cure,”
*Proceedings of the Eighth Japan-US Conference on Composites*, G. Newaz and R. Gibson, eds., pp. 122–132, 1998. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Description of Interlaminar Contact Development During Thermoplastic Composites Processing,” Proceedings
*ANTEC 99 Conference,*Society of Plastics Engineers, pp. 1316–1320, 1999. - D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Intelligent Simulation-based Optimal Control of Liquid Composite Molding Processes,”
**Invited Presentation,***On-line Sensing and Control for Resin Transfer Molding of Composites,*Annapolis, MD, April 14–15, 1999. - R. Pitchumani, “Innovative Strategies for Modeling and Processing of Composite Materials,”
**Invited Presentation,***Gordon Research Conference on Composites,*Ventura, CA, January 12, 2000. - X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Synthesis of Hierarchical, Multiscale Fibrous Composites," in Proceedings of the 2000 NSF Design & Manufacturing Research Conf., Jan 3-6, 2000, Vancouver, BC, 4pp.
- B. Ramakrishnan, L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Resistive Curing of Composite Materials,” in Proceedings of the 2000 NSF Design & Manufacturing Research Conference, January 3-6, 2000, Vancouver, BC, 10pp.
- D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Real-Time Model-Predictive Control of Preform Permeation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,” in
*Advances for Sensing and Control of Thermal Processing in Manufacturing*, ASME Edited CD Volume, 0-7918-1997-3, 1463CD, National Heat Transfer Conference, Topic Area: T9-35, Paper No. NHTC2000-12158, 10 pp. - S. Streeseman and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of a Composite Manufacturing Process,”
*SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering: Symposium on Optimization Under Uncertainty*, September 21–24, 2000, Washington D.C. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling Interphase Development in Thermosetting Matrix Composites,” in
*Proceedings of the Heat Transfer Division—2000*, ASME HTD-Vol.**366-3**, pp. 329–338, 2000. - D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Control of Flow in Resin Transfer Molding with Real-time Permeability Estimation,” in
*Proceedings of the Heat Transfer Division—2000*, ASME HTD-Vol.**366-3**, pp. 159–170, 2000. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Kinetics of Interphase Formation in Thermosetting Composites,”
*16*, Blacksburg, VA, September, 2001.^{th}Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Nonisothermal Healing Model for in-situ Processing of Thermoplastic Matrix Composites,”
*Symposium on Polymer and Composite Materials Processing,*Paper No. IMECE2001/HTD-24363, CD ROM Proceedings, ASME IMECE, 2001, NY. - A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of Cure Cycles for Thermosetting Composites Fabrication under Uncertainty,”
*INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) International Conference*, June, 2001, Maui, Hawaii. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Studies on Fiber/Matrix Interphase Development in Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,”
*Heat Transfer 2002: Proceedings of the 12*Vol. 3, pp. 153–158, Elsevier, 2002.^{th}International Heat Transfer Conference, - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Induction Heating Assisted Permeation Enhancement for the VARTM Process,”
*International SAMPE Technical Conference*, Vol. 34, pp. 250–261, 2002. - A.M. Morales, R. Pitchumani and A.K. Gutmann, “Micromolding of Nanoparticle Preforms for the Fabrication of High Aspect Ratio Microdevices,” To be presented at the
*HARMST (High Aspect Ratio Microsystems Technology) 2003 Conference*, Monterrey, CA, June 2003. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Active Control of VARTM Using Induction Heating,”
*International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM),*2003. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Process and Material Parameters on the Interphase, and the Relationship to Mechanical Properties of Thermosetting Matrix Composites,”
*International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM),*2003. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Processing-Interphase Relationships for the Curing of Thermosetting-matrix Composites,”
*SAMPE Technical Conference,*Dayton OH, October 2003. - Q. Jiang, R. Pitchumani, A.M. Morales and L.A. Domeier, “Analysis of a Process for Replication of Electroforming Molds with Integral Microscreens,”
*Proceedings of the SPIE International Society for Optical Engineering***5342**, 156, 2004. - F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of the Interphase Formation Kinetics in Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,”
*SAMPE 2004*, Long Beach, CA, May 16–20, 2004. - V. Mishra, F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Electrical Contact Resistance Between Gas Diffusion Layers and Bipolar Plates in a PEM Fuel Cell,”
*Second International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology,*Rochester, NY, Vol. FUELCELL2004-2529, pp. 613–619, 2004. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Active Flow Control in a VARTM Process Using Localized Induction Heating,”
*FPCM7: Seventh International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials,*S.G. Advani, ed., pp. 247–252, - Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells for Maximum Power Density and Uniform Current Density Distribution,”
*First European Fuel Cell Technology & Applications Conference*, Dec 2005, Rome, Italy. - R. Pitchumani, “Interphase in Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,”
__Invited Presentation__, Panel on*Multiscale Modeling for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites,*SAMPE 2006, Long Beach, CA, 2006. - Y. Xiao, A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Flow of Nanoparticulate Slurry During a Microcasting Process for the Fabrication of Metallic and Ceramic Microstructures,” in
*Proceedings of the 13th**International Heat Transfer Conference,*August 13–18, 2006, Sydney, Australia, Paper No. NAN-04, 12 pp. ISBN 1-56700-226-9, Begell House, Inc., Redding, CT. - A. Mawardi, R. Pitchumani and A.M.Morales, “Multiscale Simulation of Sintering of Nanoparticulate Micropreforms in a Microfabrication Process,” Paper MNC2007-21575
*ASME International Conference on Integration and Commercialization of Micro and Nanosystems*, Sanya, Hainan, China, Jan 10–13, 2007, ISBN 0-7918-3794-7, ASME, NY. - R. Pitchumani, “Novel Designs of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells,”
__Keynote Presentation__, Special Symposium in Honor of Professor Suhas P. Sukhatme (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay), Hyderabad, India, Jan. 2, 2008; in*A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Suhas P. Sukhatme*, U.N. Gaitonde, et al., eds., pp. 23–26, Research Publishing, Singapore, 2008. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Localized Induction Heating Based Control of Reactive Resin Flow in the VARTM Process,”
__Invited Paper__, in Proceedings of the 9^{th}International Conf. on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM9), July 8–10, 2008, Montreal, Canada.. - R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Chemorheology and Cure Kinetics of a Carbon Nanotube Filled Epoxy System,” ICCM-17 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, 27–31 Jul 2009, Edinburgh, UK, CD ROM Volume, 9 pp.
- C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Void Formation During Preform Impregnation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,” 10
^{th}International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Ascona, Switzerland, July 11–15, 2010. - J. Chen and R. Pitchumani, “Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes in Resin Systems using Chaotic Mixing,” 10
^{th}Intl. Conf. on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Switzerland, July, 2010. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Installation,” Paper No. IHTC14-23101, Proceedings,14
^{th}International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington D.C., 2010, ISBN 978-0-7918-3879-2. - A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Electrodeposition in Polymeric Micromolds for the Fabrication of Metallic Microstructures,” Paper No. IMECE2010-37751, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12–18, 2010, ISBN 978-0-7913-3879-2.
- K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Modeling of a Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System with Integral Heat Pipes,” Paper No. IMECE2010-38682, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Expo, 2010.
- J. Chen and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Modeling of Polymer Flow in Microcavities through a Microscreen,” Paper No. IMECE2010-38675, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12–18, 2010, CD Volume, ISBN 978-0-7913-3879-2.
- K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Modeling of Dynamic Response of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System With Embedded Heat Pipes,” Paper No. ESFuelCell2011-54501, 5
^{th}International Conference on Energy Sustainability, 2011. - C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Simulation of Air Entrapment During Resin Transfer Molding,” SAMPE 2011, May 23–26, 2011, Long Beach, CA.
- A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Microfabrication by Electrodeposition Through a Microscreen-Based LIGA Mold,” Abstract ID: 223815, AIChE Annual Meeting, October 16-21, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.
- A. Donato, R. Pitchumani and M. Shahnam, “A Computationally Efficient Approach to Uncertainty Quantification in Multiphase Systems,” NETL 2012 Conference on Multiphase Flow Science, NRCCE, May 22-24, 2012, Morgantown, WV.
- K. Nithyanandam, R. Pitchumani and A. Mathur “Analysis of a Latent Thermocline Energy Storage System for Concentrating Solar Power Plants,” Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91389, 6
^{th}International Conference on Energy Sustainability, 2012. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Analysis of Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Thermosyphons,” Paper No. ESFuelCell2012-91416, 6
^{th}International Conference on Energy Sustainability, 2012. - A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Formation of Three-Dimensional Nanostructures During Electrodeposition Process,” Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, 2012, Boston, MA.
- A. Donato and R Pitchumani, “Analysis of the Effects of Pressure Drop and Flow Distribution in Fixed Bed Reactors for Carbon Capture,” The 12th CCUS Conference Pittsburgh 2013.
- C. DeValve, P.A. Tarazaga, R. Pitchumani and N. Ameri, “Modal Analysis of Rotating Carbon Nanotube Infused Composite Beams,” Chapter 52 in R. Allemang et al. (eds.),
*Topics in Modal Analysis, Volume 7: Proceedings of the 31st IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics*, 2013, Vol. 45, The Society for Experimental Mechanics. - A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Super-Repellancy via Controlled Topography of Particle-Coated Surfaces,” in Proceedings of the 36
^{th}Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, 2013. - A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “Quantifying Uncertainty in Computational Knowledge Engineering Rapidly (QUICKER),” Paper No. V&V2013-2235, ASME 2013 Verification and Validation Symposium, May 22-24, 2013, Las Vegas, NV.
- K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Techno-Economic Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power Plants with Integrated Latent Thermal Storage Systems,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell2013-18213, 7
^{th}International Conf. Energy Sustainability, 2013. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Design and Optimization of Latent Thermal Energy Storage with Embedded Metal Foams for Concentrating Solar Power Plants,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell2013-18211, Int Conf Energy Sustainability, 2013.
- A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Transient Response of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell to Variations in Operating Parameters and Optimization,” Paper ES-FuelCell2013-18210, 11
^{th}Fuel Cell Sci., Engineering & Technology Conf., 2013. - A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Effect of Membrane Properties on the Dynamic Behavior of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell2013-18209, Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conf, 2013.
- A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Subject to Dynamic Changes in Load,” Paper ES-FuelCell2013-18197, Fuel Cell Sci, Eng & Technology Conf, 2013.
- A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic, quantum-based approach to molecular modeling of zeolites,” Paper No. 25598, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16–20, 2014.
- R. Pitchumani, “Challenges and Opportunities for Cost-Competitive Concentrating Solar Power,” Keynote Address, Paper No. JW4A.2,
*Light, Energy and the Environment Congress*, Optical Society of America, Suzhou, China, November 2–5, 2015. - S. Mishra and R. Pitchumani, “Enabling High Penetration of Solar,” Paper No. 287726, 96
^{th}Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 10–15, 2016. - K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Planar Concentrators for Concentrated Solar Thermal Applications,” Paper HT2017-5125, ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 2017.
- K. Nithyanandam, A. Mousavi, R. Stoddard and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Patterned Surfaces for Improved Condenser Performance in Power Plants,” 2018 Crosscutting Research Review Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy NETL, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2018.
- S. Hatte, A. Mousavi, R. Stoddard and R. Pitchumani, “Fabrication and Characterization of Patterned Nonwetting Surfaces for Condenser Applications,” 2019 Crosscutting Research Review Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy NETL, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2019.
- S. Hatte, K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Quantification of Laminar Drag Reduction on Liquid-Infused Structured Non-Wetting Surfaces,” Paper Q23.00007,