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Ica Manas-Zloczower

Distinguished University Professor
Thomas W. and Nancy P. Seitz Professor of Advanced Materials and Energy
Professor, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Engineering new materials and technologies for industrial applications
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Email: ixm@case.edu

Education

Sc.D., Chemical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1983

Awards and Recognitions

2017, 2017 SPE Fred E. Schwab Education Award, Society of Plastics Engineers

Research Interests

Modeling mechanical properties for nanocomposite materials. High internal phase emulsions. Structure and micromechanics of fine particle clusters. Interfacial engineering strategies for advanced materials processing. Dispersive mixing mechanisms and modeling.

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Polymer Processing Mixing Fundamentals

Institutional Leadership/Administrative Assignments

2008 - 2013, Associate Dean, Case School of Engineering

Patents Received

2017, "Method for the Production of High Internal Phase Emulsion Foams," 9574058B2, Ica Manas-Zloczower, Donald Feke, Stuart Rowan, Cody Bezik, Steve Merigan.
2017, "Method for the production of high internal phase emulsion foams," 9,574,058, Donald Feke, Ica Manas-Zloczower, Stuart Rowan, Reza Foudazi, Cody Bezik, Steven Merrigan.

Publications

Yue, L., Liu, F., Mekala, S., Patel, A., Gross, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2019). High performance biobased epoxy nanocomposite reinforced with bacterial cellulose nanofiber network. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, ().

Ke, K., Solouki Bonab, V., Yuan, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Piezoresistive thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites with carbon nanostructures. Carbon, 139 (), 52-58.

Sang, Z., Ke, K., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Interface Design Strategy for the Fabrication of Highly Stretchable Strain Sensors. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (42), 36483-36492.

Yuan, D., Bonab, V., Patel, A., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Self-healing epoxy coatings with enhanced properties and facile processability. Polymer, 147 (), 196-201.

McMaster, M., Yilmaz, T., Patel, A., Maiorana, A., Manas-Zloczower, I., Gross, R., ... Singer, K. (2018). Dielectric Properties of Bio-Based Diphenolate Ester Epoxies. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (16), 13924-13930.

Patel, A., Kravchenko, O., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Effect of Curing Rate on the Microstructure and Macroscopic Properties of Epoxy Fiberglass Composites. Polymers, 10 (2).

Kravchenko, O., Gedler, G., Kravchenko, S., Feke, D. L., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Modeling compressive behavior of open-cell polymerized high internal phase emulsions: effects of density and morphology. Soft Matter, 14 (9), 1637-1646.

Kravchenko, O., Pedrazzoli, D., Solouki Bonab, V., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Conductive Interlaminar Interfaces for Structural Health Monitoring in Composite Laminates under Fatigue Loading. Materials and Design, 160 (), 1217-12225.

Solouki Bonab, V., Karimkhani, V., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Ultra-fast self-healing covalent adaptive polyurethane networks. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, ().

Kravchenko, O., Gedler, G., Kravchenko, S., Feke, D. L., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Modeling Compressive Behavior of Open-Cell Polymerized High Internal Phase Emulsions: Effects of Density and Morphology. Soft Matter, 14 (), 1637-1646.

Kravchenko, O., Pedrazzoli, D., Kovtun, D., Qian, X., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Incorporation of plasma-functionalized carbon nanostructures in composite laminates for interlaminar reinforcement and delamination crack monitoring. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 112 (), 163-170.

Yue, L., Khelifa, F., Patel, A., Raquez, J., Bonnaud, L., Dubois , P., ... Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Surface- modified cellulose nanocrystals for biobased epoxy nanocomposites. Polymer, 134 (3), 155-162.

Qian, X., Kravchenko, O., Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Effect of Polycarbonate Film Surface Finish and Plasma Treatment on Mode I and II Fracture Toughness of Interleaved Composite Laminates. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 105 (), 138-149.

Patel, A., Kravchenko, O., Manas-Zloczower, I., & Person, T. (2018). Effect of curing rate on the microstructure and macroscopic properties of epoxy fiber-glass composites. Polymers, 10 (2), 11.

Kravchenko, O., Pedrazzoli, D., Kovtun, D., Qian, X., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2018). Incorporation of Plasma-Functionalized Carbon Nanostructures in Composite Lami-nates for Interlaminar Reinforcement and Delamination Crack Monitoring. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 112 (), 163-170.

Maxian, O., Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2017). Conductive polymer foams with carbon nanofillers – Modeling percolation behavior. Express Polymer Letters, 11 (5), 406-418.

Qian, X., Kravchenko, O., Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2017). Effect of Polycarbonate Film Surface Finish and Plasma Treatment on Mode I and II Fracture Toughness of Interleaved Composite Laminates. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 105 (), 138-149.

Solouki Bonab, V., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2017). Revisiting Thermoplastic PolyUrethane (TPU), from composition to morphology and properties. Journal of Polymer Science: Part B Polymer Physics, 55 (20), 1553-1564.

Kravchenko, O., Qian, X., Kravchenko, S., Misiego, R., Pipes, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2017). Role of hierarchical morphology of helical carbon nanotube bundles on thermal expansion of polymer nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Research, (), 1-9.

Yue, L., Maiorana, A., Patel, A., Gross, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2017). A sustainable alternative to current epoxy resin matrices for vacuum infusion molding. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 100 (), 269-274.

Yuan, D., Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Synergistic effects in thermoplastic polyurethanes incorporating hybrid carbon nanofillers. International Polymer Processing, 31 (5), 554-562.

Solouki Bonab, V., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Chemorheology of thermoplastic polyurethane and thermoplastic polyurethane/carbon nanotube composite systems. Polymer [00323861], 99 (), 513-520.

Patel, A., Maiorana, A., Yue, L., Gross, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Curing Kinetics of Biobased Epoxies for Tailored Applications. Macromolecules [00249297], 49 (15), 5315-5324.

Pircheraghi, G., Powell, T., Solouki Bonab, V., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Effect of carbon nanotube dispersion and network formation on thermal conductivity of thermoplastic polyurethane/carbon nanotube nanocomposites. Polymer Engineering and Science [00323888], 56 (4), 394-407.

Yuan, D., Pedrazzoli, D., Pircheraghi, G., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Melt Compounding of Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Incorporating 1D and 2D Carbon Nanofillers. Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering [03602559], ().

Kravchenko, O., Misiego, R., Kravchenko, S., Pipes, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Modeling of Hierarchical Morphology of Carbon Nanotube Bundles in Polymer Composites. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations [10221344], 25 (6), 524-532.

Maiorana, A., Yue, L., Manas-Zloczower, I., & Gross, R. (2016). Structure-property relationships of a bio-based reactive diluent in a bio-based epoxy resin. Journal of Applied Polymer Science [00218995], 133 (45).

Varghai, D., Maiorana, A., Meng, Q., Gross, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Sustainable, electrically-conductive bioepoxy nanocomposites. Polymer [00323861], 107 (), 292-301.

Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2016). Understanding phase separation and morphology in thermoplastic polyurethanes nanocomposites. Polymer [00323861], 90 (), 256-263.

Meng, Q., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2015). Carbon Nanotubes Enhanced Cellulose Nanocrystals Films with Tailorable Electrical Conductivity. Composites Science and Technology, 120 (), 1-8.

Emami, Z., Meng, Q., Pircheraghi, G., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2015). Use of surfactants in cellulose nanowhisker/epoxy nanocomposites: effect on filler dispersion and system properties. CELLULOSE, 22 (5), 3161-3176.

Maxian, O., Pedrazzoli, D., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2015). Modeling the electrical percolation behavior of hybrid nanocomposites based on carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoplatelets. Materials Research Express, 2 (9).

Pircheraghi, G., Foudazi, R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2015). Methods for Evaluation of Carbon Nanotube Dispersion at Different Length Scales. Powder Technology, 276 (), 222-231.

Mahanta, N., Loos, M., Abramson, A. R., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2015). Graphite-Graphene Hybrid Filler System for High Thermal Conductivity of Epoxy Composites. Journal of Materials Research, 30 (), 959-966.

Yue, L., Pircheraghi, G., Monemian, S., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2014). Epoxy composites with carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoplatelets - Dispersion and synergy effects. Carbon, 78 (), 268-278.

Law, Y., Feke, D. L., & Manas-Zloczower, I. (2014). Modeling of the Torque Requirements for the Mixing and Dispersion of Silica into Rubber. International Polymer Processing Journal, 29 (1), 112-118.

Law, Y., Feke, D. L., Manas-Zloczower, I., & Person, T. (2013). Method for Probing the Microstructure of Particle Beds Using Infiltration Behavior. Powder Technology, 237 (), 427-431.

Loos, M., Yang, J., Feke, D. L., Manas-Zloczower, I., Unal, S., & Unes, U. (2013). Enhancement of Fatigue Life of Polyurethane Composites Containing Carbon Nanotubes. Composites B, 44 (), 740-744.

Loos, M., Yang, J., Feke, D. L., Manas-Zloczower, I., Unal, S., & Younes, U. (2013). Enhancement of Fatigue Life of Polyurethane Composites Containing Carbon Nano-tubes. Composites Part B: Engineering, 44 (), 740-744.

Bava, L., Feke, D. L., Manas-Zloczower, I., & Rowan, S. J. (2011). Model for the hydrodynamic dispersion of agglomerates incorporatingthermoresponsive additives. JOURNAL OF POLYMER ENGINEERING, 31 (1), 5-12.