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Emmanuelle Reynaud

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

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 - Teknor Apex Corporation, Providence, RI, USA
    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) (), - Millipore Corporation, Danvers, MA, USA
    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.