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Emanuelle Reynaud

EMMANUELLE REYNAUD, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, ACMTRL, HEROES, CENTER FOR WIND ENERGY, SLICE  Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Doctoral Studies
Emmanuelle ReynaudAssociate Professor

Research Interests

clay-polymer nanocomposite; renewable polymers; polymer properties and characterization; engineering education

Structure - performance relationships in thermoplastics, bio-derived thermosets, and clay reinforced polymers; Thermomechanical testing; indentation; Practice of Service-Learning in engineering education

Education

  • Ph D: Materials Science and Engineering, (2000), INSA-Lyon - France
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: A study on the relationships between Structure and Mechanical properties in thermoplastics reinforced by inorganic nanoscopic particles
  • MS: Materials Science, (1997), INSA-Lyon, Ecole Doctorale Matériaux - France
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Thermomechanical Behavior of Solid Propellant
  • Other: Physics & Materials Engineering, (1997), INSA-Lyon - France

Awards and Honors

  • Young Researcher Award (2005)

Publications

  • Liu, W., Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E. () "Catalyst Selection, Creep and Stress Relaxation in High-Performance Epoxy Vitrimers," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
  • Kuncho, C., Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E. () "Effects of catalyst content, anhydride blending and nanofiller addition on anhydride-cured epoxidized linseed oil based thermosets," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
  • Moller, J., Kuncho, C.N., Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E. (2017) "Rheological Studies of High-performance Bioepoxies for use in Fiber Reinforced Composite Resin Infusion (Invited)," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
  • Sherwood, J.A., Hansen, C.J., DRANE, P., Gorczyca, J.L., WHITE, K., Reynaud, E., others, . (2016) "An Overview of the NIST FIBERS Roadmap to Advance the State of Composites Manufacturing in the US,"
  • Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E., Gaines, P.C. (2016) "Responsive cell culture hydrogel,"
  • Kuncho, C., Liu, W., Möller, J., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2016) "Enhancing the sustainability of glass-fiber reinforced epoxies," American Chemical Society 94:
  • Patil, S., Chaudhury, P., Clarizia, L., McDonald, M.J., Reynaud, E., Gaines, P.C., Schmidt, D. (2016) "Quantifying the behavior of a new family of pH-responsive hydrogel," American Chemical Society 94:
  • Jafferi, H., Keane, O., Möller, J., Song, J., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2016) "Uncompromised mechanical performance in melt-blended copolyester nanocomposites," American Chemical Society 94:
  • Liu, W., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2015) "Realizing reworkability in high performance thermosets for wind energy," 250th ACS National Meeting, PMSE-493
  • Keane, O., Moller, J., Jafferji, H., Song, J.W., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2015) "Reinforcement Effects in Amorphous Copolyester Nanocomposites," 73rd Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Patil, S., Chaudhury, P., Clarizia, L., McDonald, M.J., Reynaud, E., Gaines, D.F., Schmidt, D. (2015) "Responsive hydrogels for cells in culture," 249th ACS National Meeting, POLY-425
  • Moller, J., Kuncho, C., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2015) "Rheology of a high-performance bioderived epoxy for use in composite resin infusion," 250th ACS National Meeting, PMSE-424
  • Kuncho, C., Moller, J., Liu, W., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D. (2015) "Sustainable, high-performance fiber composites," 249th ACS National Meeting, POLY-445
  • Moller, J., Kuncho, C., Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E. (2014) "Bioepoxy / glass fiber composites,"
  • Reynaud, E., Duffy, J.J., Barrington, L., Rhoads, J.L., Kazmer, D.O., Tucker, B.G. (2012) "Engineering Faculty Attitudes Towards Service-Learning," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Patil, S., Chaudhury, P., Clarizia, L., McDonald, M., Reynaud, E., Gaines, P.C., Schmidt, D.F. (2012) "Responsive Hydrogels Produced via Organic Sol-Gel Chemistry for Cell Culture Applications," Acta Biomaterialia 8:8 pp. 2919-2931
  • Duffy, J.J., Barrington, L., Reynaud, E., Heredia, M.A. (2012) "What do students think of Service-Learning in Required Engineering Courses?," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Patil, S., Clarizia, L.J., McDonald, M., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D.F. (2011) "Responsive hydrogels produced via organic sol-gel chemistry for biomedical applications," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 69:3 pp. 2012-2016
  • Jafferji, K., Schmidt, D.F., Reynaud, E. (2011) "Thermoset Nanocomposites from Epoxidized Linseed Oil for Structural Applications," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 69:1 pp. 797-801
  • Bernasconi, M.L., Toshniwal, S., Tulysan, K., Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D.F. (2010) "Barrier Properties of Amorphous and Semi-Crystalline Polyamide Nanocomposite Films," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 68: pp. 698-701
  • Jafferji, M., Schmidt, D.F., Reynaud, E. (2010) "Infrared Thermography applied to the Tensile Testing of Plastics," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 68: pp. 1719-1723
  • Sivasubramanian, S., Schmidt, D.F., Reynaud, E. (2010) "Novel Bio-based Thermoset resins from Epoxidized Vegetable Oils for Structural Applications," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 68: pp. 950-954
  • Sargent, J.G., Lee, J.S., Reynaud, E., Gilbert, M.D., Sloan, J.M. (2010) "Study of selectively permeable coatings to textiles," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings pp. 1312
  • Dorairaju, G., Toshniwal, S., Tulsyan, K., Schmidt, D.F., Reynaud, E. (2010) "Thermomechanical assessment of plastic deformation in model amorphous polyamide/clay nanocomposites," Journal of Nanomaterials 2010:
  • Strehmel, V., Reynaud, E., Wetzel, H., Gornitz, E., Laschewsky, A. (2009) "ASPECTS OF FREE RADICAL POLYMERIZATION OF STYRENE AND n-BUTYLMETHACRYLATE IN IMIDAZOLIUM TOSYLATES," Macromolecular Symposia 275:275-276 pp. 242-249
  • Hao, X., Gai, G., Zou, X., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Reynaud, E. (2009) "Shape Modification of HDH Ti Powder and Its Mechanism Analysis," Xiyou Jinshu Cailiao yu Gongcheng (Rare Metal Materials and Engineering) 38:12 pp. 264-266
  • Dorairaju, G., Toshniwal, S., Tulysan, K., Schmidt, D.F., Reynaud, E. (2008) "Relating mechanical behavior to morphology in clay/amorphous polyamide nanocomposites," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 66: pp. 1223-1227
  • Tartivel, R., Reynaud, E., Grasset, F., Sangleboeuf, J.C., Rouxel, T. (2007) "Protection of Glass from Scratches: The Use of a Hard, Thin Coating to Minimize Damage," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings pp. 977E
  • Reynaud, E., Schmidt, D., Appaji, V., Patel, H. (2007) "Relating mechanical behavior to polyamide/clay nanocomposites morphology," Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 97: pp. 670
  • Tartivel, R., Reynaud, E., Grasset, F., Sangleboeuf, J.C., Rouxel, T. (2007) "Superscratch-resistant glass by means of a transparent nanostructured inorganic coating," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 353:1 pp. 108-110
  • Lahmani, M., Brechignac, C., Houdy, P., Reynaud, E. (2006) "Reinforced amorphous matrices,"
  • Gauthier, C., Reynaud, E., Vassoille, R., Ladouce-Stelandre, L. (2004) "Analysis of the non-linear viscoelastic behaviour of silica filled styrene butadiene rubber," Polymer 45:8 pp. 2761-2771
  • Reynaud, E., Shah, D., Giannelis, E.P. (2002) "Correlation between nanostructure and crystalline morphology and mechanical response in nylon 6 nanocomposites," Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 734: pp. 81-89
  • Masenelli-Varlot, K., Reynaud, E., Vigier, G., Varlet, J. (2002) "Mechanical properties of clay-reinforced polyamide," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 40:3 pp. 272-283
  • Varlot, K., Reynaud, E., Kloppfer, M.H., Vigier, G., Varlet, J. (2001) "Clay-reinforced polyamide: Preferential orientation of the montmorillonite sheets and the polyamide crystalline lamellae," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 39:12 pp. 1360-1370
  • Reynaud, E., Jouen, T., Gauthier, C., Vigier, G., Varlet, J. (2001) "Nanofillers in polymeric matrix: A study on silica reinforced PA6," Polymer 42:21 pp. 8759-8768
  • Reynaud, E., Klopffer, M.H., Cavaillé, J.Y., Gauthier, C., Varlet, J., Vigier, G. (2000) "Clay-reinforced polyamide: Influence of the nanofillers dispersion," Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 82: pp. 219
  • Reynaud, E., Gauthier, C., Perez, J. (1999) "Nanophases in polymers," Revue de Metallurgie.Cahiers D'Informations Techniques 96:2 pp. 169-176

Presentations

  • Bioderived Resins as Structural Binders, January 2012 - Los Angeles
  • - Guest lecturer in 25.550 (Introduction to Nanotechnology), 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Thermomechanical behavior of filled thermoplastics: role of filler vs. crystallinity - 2nd Annual Advanced Materials Forum hosted by Benet Laboratories, June 2010
  • - Guest lecturer in 25.550 (Introduction to Nanotechnology), 2009
  • - Guest lecturer in 25.550 (Introduction to Nanotechnology), 2008
  • - Guest lecturer in the Honors Workshop 59.258, 2008
  • Nanotechnology Myths and Reality: A Materials Perspective - WMOA Web Conference on Environmental, Health, & Safety for Nanotechnology, July 2008
  • - Guest lecturer in 26.535 (Rubber Technology), 10.527 (Nanomaterials Science and Engineering), 22.596 (Composite Materials), 2007
  • Polyamide 6 – clay nanocomposites: structure – properties relationships, August 2007

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E., Gaines, P." Responsive cell culture hydrogel polymer for maintaining optimal or near-optimal nutrient and pH levels in cell cultures," WO2012092542 (A2)
  • Patent - Reynaud, E." Cell culture hydrogel with pH indicator," WO2009070722 (A1)

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Advanced Materials and Processes for Improving Soldier Protection (2016), - U. S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center / HEROES Initiative
    Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E., Song, J.
  • Facilitating Industry By Engineering, Roadmapping and Science (FIBERS) to Advance (2014), Grant - National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Sherwood, J.A. (Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Gorczyca, J.L. (Co-Principal), Chen, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Lowell Tex: Embracing Lowell's Cultural, Historical, and Educational Assets to Create Pathways to STEM (2015), Grant - UMass President's Office
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Kuhn, S. (Principal), Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Levasseur, K.M. (Co-Principal), Scribner-Maclean, M. (Co-Principal)
  • Enhanced Eye Protective Materials through Innovative Polymer Modifications and Nanotechnologies (2014), - U. S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center / HEROES Initiative
    Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E., Song, J.
  • Achieving a Sustainable Energy Pathway for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing (2012), - National Science Foundation
    Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), Niezrecki, C., Reynaud, E., Turcotte, D.A., Sherwood, J.A.
  • SEP Collaborative: Achieving a Sustainable Energy Pathway for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing (2012), - National Science Foundation
    Reynaud, E., Niezrecki, C. (Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), Sherwood, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Facilitating Industry By Engineering, Roadmapping and Science (FIBERS) to Advance (2014), -
    Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal)
  • University of Massachusetts Center for Advanced Coatings (2014), - University of Massachusetts President’s Office Science & Technology Initiatives Fund
    Schmidt, D., Tootkaboni, M., Raessi, M., Reynaud, E.
  • Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (2013), - Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation
    Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), Sobkowicz Kline, M.J., Reynaud, E., Nagarajan, R., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (2013), - National Science Foundation (with Professors McCarthy, Nagarajan, Reynaud, Schmidt, Sobkowicz-Kline)
    Reynaud, E.
  • Minimally Toxic, Solvent-Free Nail Polish Formulations (2012), - Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) University Research in Sustainable Technologies (URST) Program, Lowell, MA, USA
    Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E.
  • ARRA - Engineering for the Common Good (2009), Grant -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Student Poster Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME-IMECE) (2011), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Reynaud, E., Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Workshop: 2011 Wind Energy Research Workshop, Lowell, MA August 2011 (2011), Grant -
    Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal)
  • Student Poster Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress (2011), Grant -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Student Poster Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress (2010), Grant -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Student Poster Symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME-IMECE) (2010), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Reynaud, E., Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Manufacture of Semi-permeable Coatings on Textiles (SBIR Phase 2) (2009), Grant - U.S. Department of The Army, Primer: EIC Labs Inc.
    Reynaud, E., Lee, . (Principal), Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Material Property Tests for Thin Plastic Materials Characterization (2009), -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • SRA: Novel Hydrogel-Based System for Maintenance of Mammalian Cells in Culture (2009), Grant -
    Reynaud, E., Reynaud, E. (Principal), Gaines, . (Co-Principal), McDonald, . (Co-Principal), Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal)
  • NANI (2009), Grant - UMass Lowell
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Material Property Tests for Thin Plastic Materials Characterization (2008), -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Sustainability Fellowship: Alternative Formaldehyde-free Particleboard Compositions (2008), Fellowship - TURI Fellowship
    Reynaud, E., Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • NANI Hydrogels Materials Transfer Agreement (2008), Grant -
    Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), McDonald, . (Principal), Clarizia, . (Co-Principal), Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal)
  • Material Property Tests for Thin Plastic Materials (2008), -
    Reynaud, E. (Principal)
  • Halogen-Free Fire Retardant Polyamide-6 Composite / Nanocomposite Formulations (), Grant -
    Schmidt, D. (Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal)
  • Novel Automated Nutrient Incorporation System (2008), Grant - UML Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence
    Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), McDonald, . (Principal), Clarizia, . (Co-Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal)
  • Novel Hydrogel-Based System for Maintenance of Mammalian Cells in Culture (), - University of Massachusetts Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund Award
    Schmidt, D., Reynaud, E., Reynaud, E., McDonald, M.J., Wang, X., Clarizia, L.
  • Novel Hydrogel-Based System for Maintenance of Mammalian Cells in Culture (Materials Transfer Agreement) (), -
    Schmidt, D., Wang, X., McDonald, M.J., Reynaud, E., Clarizia, L.
  • Novel Automated Nutrient Incorporation (NANI) System (), - Accelerated Technology Transfer Teams (AT³) Program, UML Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence
    Schmidt, D., McDonald, M.J., Reynaud, E., Wang, X.
  • Grant for Graduate Research Assistantship (2004), Grant - National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS France) and Bretagne Region
    Reynaud, E., Rouxel, . (Principal)
  • Young Researcher Award (2005), Grant - Metropolitain Rennes City, France
    Reynaud, E.