The Bentil Group

Publications

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Last Updated: 21 September 2019

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Refereed research papers
Papers in conference proceedings
Conference presentations
Poster sessions

Refereed research papers

  1. AK. McCarty, L. Zhang, S. Hansen, WJ. Jackson, and SA. Bentil (2019). Viscoelastic properties of shock wave exposed brain tissue subjected to unconfined compression experiments. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 100, 103380 [doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.103380].
  2. AK. McCarty, L. Zhang, S. Hansen, WJ. Jackson, and SA. Bentil (2019). Influence of saline solution absorption and compressive rate on the material properties of brain tissue. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 95, 180–190 [doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.05.028].
  3. L. Zhang, WJ. Jackson, and SA. Bentil (2019). The mechanical behavior of brain surrogates manufactured from silicone elastomers. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 95, 180–190 [doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.04.005].
  4. MA. Calhoun, SA. Bentil, E. Elliott, JJ. Otero, JO. Winter, and RB. Dupaix (2019). Beyond Linear Elastic Modulus: Viscoelastic Models for Brain and Brain Mimetic Hydrogels. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 5(8), 3964–3973 [doi:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b01390].
  5. SA. Bentil and RB. Dupaix (2018). Simulations of hydrogel-coated neural microelectrodes to assess biocompatibility improvement using strain as a metric for micromotion. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 4(3), 035036 [https://doi.org/10.1088/2057-1976/aab990].
  6. SA. Bentil, KT. Ramesh, and TD. Nguyen (2016). A dynamic inflation test for soft materials. Experimental Mechanics 56(5), 759–769 [doi: 10.1007/s11340-015-0122-1].
  7. SA. Bentil and RB. Dupaix (2014). Exploring the mechanical behavior of degrading swine neural tissue at low strain rates via the fractional Zener constitutive model. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 30, 83–90 [doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.10.020].
  8. SS. Rao, SA. Bentil, J. DeJesus, J. Larison, A. Hissong, R. Dupaix, A. Sarkar, and JO. Winter (2012). Inherent interfacial mechanical gradients in 3D hydrogels influence tumor cell behaviors. PLoS ONE 7(4), e35852 [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035852].
  9. E. Kobrinsky, DE. Mager, SA. Bentil, SI. Murata, DR. Abernethy, and NM. Soldatov (2005). Identification of plasma membrane macro- and microdomains from wavelet analysis of FRET microscopy. Biophysical Journal 88(5), 3625–3634 [doi: 10.1529/biophysj.104.054056].
  10. S. Ander, M. MacLennan, SA. Bentil, B. Leavitt, and N. Chesler (2005). Pressure-induced vector transport in human saphenous vein. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 33(2), 202–208 [doi: 10.1007/s10439-005-8978-3].

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Papers in conference proceedings

  1. AK. McCarty and SA. Bentil (2018). Investigating the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease using Digital Volume Correlation Algorithm and Strain as a Metric. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). Paper No. IMECE2018-87563. Pittsburgh, PA USA. [doi:10.1115/IMECE2018-87563].
  2. TJ. Beavers, A. Chandra, and SA. Bentil (2018). Controlled Blunt Impact Experiments on Soft Tissue Simulants. In: 14th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium. Columbus, OH USA. [doi: ibrc2018/paper].
  3. SA. Bentil, S. MacLean, and RB. Dupaix (2010). Viscoelastic properties of macaque neural tissue at low strain rates. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). Vol. 2. Paper No. IMECE2010-39071. Vancouver, BC CANADA, pp.853–857 [doi: 10.1115/IMECE2010-39071].
  4. AM. Eigen, SA. Bentil, and DL. Smith (2007). The crash problem for advanced restraints. In: 20th Enhanced Safety Vehicles Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 07-0234. Lyon, FRANCE, pp.853–857 [doi: esv20/07-0234-O].
  5. SA. Bentil and YL. Yan (2005). Multispectral analysis of diplophonic voices using wavelets as a preprocessing tool. In: Seventh IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing. Ed. by Marcellin, MW. Paper No. 479-113. Honolulu, HI USA, pp.18–22 [doi: 21381].

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Conference presentations

  1. SA. Bentil (2019). Viscoelastic Response of Brains Exposed to a Shock wave. In: University of Iowa’s Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Iowa City, IA USA. Invited.
  2. J. Marsh and SA. Bentil (2019). Simulating Brain Swelling as a Function of Constitutive Model. In: 11th Annual Neuroscience Research Day. Ames, IA USA. (2019).
  3. SA. Bentil (2019). Viscoelastic Response of Brains Exposed to a Shock wave. In: Iowa State University’s Neuroscience Retreat. Ames, IA USA. Invited.
  4. AK. McCarty and SA. Bentil (2019). Influence of Swelling on the Material Properties of Brain Tissue. In: 2019 Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) Annual Conference. Reno, NV USA.
  5. L. Zhang and SA. Bentil (2019). A Silicone Elastomer as a Brain Surrogate for Blast-induced Traumatic Brain Injury Research. In: 2019 Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) Annual Conference. Reno, NV USA.
  6. SA. Bentil (2019). Stress Relaxation Response of Shock wave Impacted Brain Tissue. In: 16th Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM). Ann Arbor, MI USA.
  7. MCG. Abrantes and SA. Bentil (2019). Comparison between FlexiForce Sensors and a Low-Cost Capacitive Force Sensor Exposed to a Shock Wave. In: Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression (SoURCE). Ames, IA USA.
  8. M. Beck and SA. Bentil (2019). Creating Repeatable Shock Wave Pressures Using a Customized Scoring Device for Diaphragms. In: Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression (SoURCE). Ames, IA USA.
  9. SA. Bentil (2019). Viscoelastic Response of Shock Wave Impacted Brain Tissue. In: Lehigh University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Seminar. Bethlehem, PA USA. Invited.
  10. SA. Bentil (2018). Strain as a Metric to Assess Biocompatibility of Hydrogel-coated Neural Microeletrodes. In: 10th Annual Neuroscience Research Day. Ames, IA USA. Invited.
  11. AK. McCarty and SA. Bentil (2018). Investigating the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease using Digital Volume Correlation Algorithm and Strain as a Metric. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). Paper No. IMECE2018-87563. Pittsburgh, PA USA. [doi:10.1115/IMECE2018-87563].
  12. TJ. Beavers and SA. Bentil (2018). Controlled Blunt Impact Experiments on Soft Tissue Simulants. In: 14th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium. Columbus, OH USA.
  13. M. Calhoun, SA. Bentil, JO. Winter, and RB. Dupaix (2017). Viscoelastic Modeling of Porcine Brain Tissue. In: 54th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Science. Boston, MA USA.
  14. SA. Bentil, KT Ramesh, and TD. Nguyen (2017). A Protocol to Calculate the Dynamic Properties of Soft Materials subjected to Shock waves. In: 54th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Science. Boston, MA USA.
  15. SA. Bentil (2017). Characterizing the Mechanical Behavior of Soft Materials. In: 8th Annual James K. Knowles Plenary Lectures and Caltech Solid Mechanics Symposium. Pasadena, CA USA. Invited.
  16. G. Benson and SA. Bentil (2017). Characterizing Soft Materials Using an Indentation Device. In: Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression (SoURCE). Ames, IA USA.
  17. S. Hansen and SA. Bentil (2017). Producing High-Contrast Images of Speckled Brain Tissue for Non-Contact Optical Measurements. In: Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression (SoURCE). Ames, IA USA.
  18. SA. Bentil and RB. Dupaix (2012). Factors that influence the mechanical response of degrading swine neural tissue at low strain rates. In: 8th Annual Dayton Engineering Sciences Symposium. Dayton, OH USA.
  19. SA. Bentil and RB. Dupaix (2012). Factors that influence the mechanical response of degrading swine neural tissue at low strain rates. In: 49th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Science. Atlanta, GA USA.
  20. SA. Bentil and RB. Dupaix (2011). Unconfined compression tests of degrading swine neural tissue at low strain rates. In: 48th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Science. Evanston, IL USA.
  21. SA. Bentil, S. MacLean, and RB. Dupaix (2010). Viscoelastic properties of macaque neural tissue at low strain rates. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). Vol. 2. Paper No. IMECE2010-39071. Vancouver, BC CANADA, pp.853–857 [doi: 10.1115/IMECE2010-39071].
  22. SA. Bentil and YL. Yan (2005). Multispectral analysis of diplophonic voices using wavelets as a preprocessing tool. In: Seventh IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing. Ed. by Marcellin, MW. Paper No. 479-113. Honolulu, HI USA, pp.18–22.
  23. SA. Bentil and N. Chesler (2002). Methods to Measure Human Saphenous Vein Permeability. In: Vermont Academy of Arts and Science Symposium. Colchester, VT USA.

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Poster sessions

  1. AK. McCarty, L. Zhang, S. Hansen, WJ. Jackson, and SA. Bentil (2019). Viscoelastic Response of Shock Wave Impacted Brain Tissue. In: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport (SB3C) Conference. Seven Springs, PA USA.
  2. L. Zhang, M. Manzo, and SA. Bentil (2019). Analysis of a poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) optical sensor-based whispering gallery mode shift subjected to shock wave impact. In: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport (SB3C) Conference. Seven Springs, PA USA.
  3. LC. McPherren, Sarah Hansen, and SA. Bentil (2019). A 3D Printed Airbrush Nozzle Attachment for Investigating Shape Changes of Soft Biological Tissue. In: Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression (SoURCE). Ames, IA USA.
  4. A. Libbesmeier, LC. McPherren, and SA. Bentil (2019). Establishing A Single Camera Multi-angle Imaging Technique for Observing Tissue Impact Events. In: Iowa State University Honors Poster Session for Undergraduate Students. Ames, IA USA.
  5. LC. McPherren, S. Hansen, and SA. Bentil (2019). Effect of Airbrush Attachment Geometry on Speckle Pattern Characteristics for Application with Digital Image Correlation. In: National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Kennesaw, GA USA.
  6. WJ. Jackson and SA. Bentil (2018). Quantifying the Brain’s Deformation due to Shock Wave Impact. In: 8th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Washington, DC USA.
  7. D. Sirivolu and SA. Bentil (2018). Dynamic Characterization of Soft Materials using an inverse-Finite Element Method. In: Iowa State Research Day. Ames, IA USA.
  8. TJ. Beavers and SA. Bentil (2017). Controlled experimentation of blunt impact to simulated softti ssue materials. In: Iowa State University Graduate and Professional Students’ Research Conference. Ames, IA USA.
  9. S. Hansen and SA. Bentil (2017). Producing High-Contrast Images of Speckled Brain Tissue for Non-Contact Optical Measurements. In: Iowa State University Honors Poster Session for Undergraduate Students. Ames, IA USA.
  10. SA. Bentil, T. Reed, JS. Allen III, and YL. Yan (2006). Modeling aspects of vocal fold oscillations with validation to clinical data. In: 152nd Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 120. 5. Honolulu, HI USA, pp.3351 [doi: 10.1121/1.4781422].
  11. SA. Bentil and YL. Yan (2005). Characterization of voice pathologies from acoustic signals using wavelet analysis. In: 149th Meeting of The Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 117.4. Vancouver, BC CANADA, pp.2544 [doi: 10.1121/1.4788456].
  12. SA. Bentil, D. Mager, NM. Soldatov, and E. Kobrinsky (2004). Defining regions of interest in FRET microscopy via statistical analysis. In: FASEB Meeting on Experimental Biology: Translating the Genome. Vol. 18. 4. Washington, DC USA.

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