Publications

Refereed Journal Publications:

Please note that the corresponding author is indicated with “ (*) ”.


  • Irina T. Garces, Samira Aslanzadeh, Yaman Boluk, Cagri Ayranci(*), “Effect of moisture on shape memory polyurethane polymers for extrusion-based additive manufacturing, accepted for publication (Jan 07/2019) in Materials (special issue : Smart Materials in 2018: Overview and Applications).
  • Irina T Garces, Samira Aslanzadeh, Yaman Boluk, and Cagri Ayranci(*), Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) reinforced shape memory polyurethane ribbons for future biomedical applications and design (2018), Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, DOI: 10.1177/0892705718806334.
  • Abiy Wubneh, Eleni K.Tsekoura, Cagri Ayranci(*), Hasan Uludağ(*), “Current state of fabrication technologies and materials for bone tissue engineering”, Acta Biomaterialia Volume 80, 15 October 2018, Pages 1-30.
  • I.T. Garces, C. Ayranci(*) (2018). A view into additive manufactured electro-active reinforced smart composite structures. Manufacturing Letters. 16: 1-5.
  • Baltej Singh Rupal, ELISA AZNARTE GARCIA, Cagri Ayranci, and Ahmed Jawad Qureshi(*), “3D Printed 3D-Microfluidics: Recent Developments and Design Challenges, Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science”, 2018, DOI 10.3233/jid-2018-0001. 
  • M. KALANTARI, R. Du, C. Ayranci, Y. Boluk(*). (2018). Effects of interfacial interactions and interpenetrating brushes on the electrospinning of cellulose nanocrystals-polystyrene fibers. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 528: 419–430.
  • Aznarte García, E., Qureshi, A.J., Ayranci, C. (*) (2017). A study on material-process interaction and optimization for cat-photopolymerization processes. Rapid Prototyping Journal.
  • Aldrich, D., Ayranci, C., Nobes, D.(*), “OSM: Classic: A non-contact method for measuring strain” accepted for publication in the journal SoftwareX on 14 August 2017.
  • Westberg, S.(*), Acklin, Y., Hoxha, S., Ayranci, C., Adeeb, S., Bouliane, M., "Is suture comparable to wire for cerclage fixation: a biomechanical analysis" accepted for publication in Shoulder and Elbow on 24 August 2017.
  • Ivey, M., Melenka, G., Carey, J., Ayranci, C.(*), “Characterizing short fiber reinforced composites produced using additive manufacturing” Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science, published online on 26 Jun 2017.
  • Villacres, J., Nobes, D., Ayranci, C. (*), "Additive Manufacturing of Shape Memory Polymers: Effects of Print Orientation and Infill Percentage on Mechanical Properties" to appear in Rapid Prototyping Journal (accepted for publication on 22-Jun-2017).
  • Sun, C., Ayranci, C., Chen, Y. and Boluk, Y.(*), “Can Extensional Flow Rupture Macromolecules in an Electrospinning Process?”, DOI: 10.1002/polb.24352, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Volume 55, Issue 14, July 15, 2017, Pages 1051–1054.
  • Aslanzadeh, S., Ahvazi, B., Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C.(*), “Carbon Fiber Production from Electrospun Sulfur Free Softwood Lignin Precursors”, to appear in Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics (accepted for publication on 17 February 2017).
  • Ivey, M.I., Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), “Modeling and Mechanical Characterization of Braidtruded Fiber Reinforced Polymer”, to appear in Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.24102 (accepted for publication on 20 May 2016).
  • Aslanzadeh, S., Boluk, Y., Ahvazi, B., Ayranci, C. (*), “Morphologies of Electrospun Fibers of Lignin in Poly(ethylene oxide) / N,N-Dimethylformamide” to appear in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app.44172.
  • Ivey, M.A., Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C. (*), “Braided composite rebar as an alternative to steel”, invited short paper (3 pages), editor reviewed, Society of Plastics Engineers: Plastics Research Online (accepted for publication on 16 June 2016).
  • Khademi, F., Ma, Y. (*), Ayranci, C., Choi, K., Duke, K., “Effects of Recycling on Mechanical Behavior of Polypropylene at Room Temperature through Statistical Analysis Method”, Polymer Engineering & Science, Volume 56, Issue 11 November 2016, Pages 1283–1290, 2016.
  • Aslanzadeh, S., Zhu, Z, Luo, Q, Ahvazi, B, Boluk, Y.(*), Ayranci, C., "Electrospinning of Colloidal Lignin in Poly(ethylene oxide) N,N-dimethylformamide Solutions" Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Volume 301, Issue 4, April 2016, Pages 401–413, 2016.
  • Smith, S.L., Romanyk, D.L., Major, P.W., Ayranci, C. (*), "An Investigation on the Preparation and Mechanical Properties of Three-dimensional Braided Composite Orthodontic Archwires", accepted for publication in Journal of International Oral Health (JIOH), Volume : 8, Issue : 5, Page : 554-559, 2016.
  • Ivey, M.A., Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C. (*), “Manufacturing and characterization of braidtruded fiber reinforced polymer rebar”, to appear in Polymer Composites, DOI: 10.1002/pc.23940 (accepted for publication on 10 January 2016).
  • Raasch, J., Ivey, M., Aldrich, D., Nobes, D.S., Ayranci, C. (*), “Characterization of polyurethane shape memory polymer processed by material extrusion additive manufacturing”, Additive Manufacturing, Volume 8, October 01, 2015, Pages 132-141, 2015.
  • Sun, C., Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C. (*), "Investigation of nanofiber nonwoven meshes produced by electrospinning of cellulose nanocrystal suspensions in cellulose acetate solutions", Cellulose, August 2015, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 2457-2470, 2015.
  • Haji Hosseini, A., Carey, J.P. (*), Ayranci, C., Utilization of finite element analysis on rapid curing of fiber reinforced polymers in a novel two-phase curing technique for braided rebars, Journal of Composite Materials, 49(27), pp. 3333-3346, 2015.
  • Going, R., Sameoto, D., and Ayranci, C. (*), “Cellulose Nanocrystals: Dispersion in co-solvent systems and effects on electrospun Polyvinylpyrrolidone fiber mats”, Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Volume 10, Issue 3, 155-163, 2015.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), “Experimental validation of a regression-based predictive model for elastic constants of open mesh tubular diamond-braid composites”, Polymer Composites 32 (2), pp. 243-251, 2011.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), “Predicting the longitudinal elastic modulus of braided tubular composites using a curved unit-cell geometry”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 41 (3), pp. 229-235, 2010.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), “Effect of diameter in predicting the elastic properties of 2D braided tubular composites”, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol 44, No 16, p 2031-2044, 2010.
  • Ayranci, C., Romanyk, D., Carey, J.P. (*), “Elastic properties of large-open-mesh 2D braided composites: Model predictions and initial experimental findings”, Polymer Composites 31 (12), pp. 2017-2024, 2010.
  • Carey, J. (*), Ayranci, C., and Romanyk, RD, “Tailoring 2D large-open-mesh braided composites”, Society of Plastics Engineers: Plastics Research Online, invited short paper (2 pages), editor reviewed, published online on 19 May 2010, (DOI: 10.1002/spepro.002964).
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), “2D braided composites: A review for stiffness critical applications”, Composite Structures, Composite Structures 85 (1), pp. 43-58, 2008.
  • Ayranci, C., Fahim, A.(*), Munro, M., “A Novel Strain Sensor for Reinforced Concrete Structures”, Strain, 44 (2), pp. 191-200, 2008.

Conference Proceedings

Please note that ONLY refereed publications are presented


  • I.T. GARCES, AZNARTE., E, T.-D.. Ngo, G.W. Melenka, C. Ayranci, “Additive Manufacturing Bio-based Filaments Reinforced with Cellulose Nanocrystals”, 12th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, Takayama, Japan, July 4-7, 2018.
  • B. M. Bruni-Bossio, Cagri Ayranci, Jason P. Carey. "Mechanical testing of tubular braided cellulosic composites ", 14 pages, presented in SAMPE 2018.
  • A. Schiavone, I.T. Garces, , G.W. Melenka, C. Ayranci, ”Achieving Structural Health Monitoring Using Additive Manufacturing, 12th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, Takayama, Japan, July 4-7, 2018.xa.
  • Aznarte, E., Ayranci, C., and Qureshi, A.J. (*),“Digital Light Processing (DLP): Anisotropic Tensile Considerations”, 2017 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium Proceedings (SFF Symp 2017), 08/07/2017 - 08/09/2017, Austin, TX, USA.
  • Ayranci, C. (*), Melenka, G., “A discussion on the potential use of additive manufacturing for structural health monitoring”, Canadian International Conference on Composite Materials – CANCOM 2017, 17-20 July 2017, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  • Garces, I., Aslanzadeh, S., Boluk, Y., and Ayranci, C. (*), “Tailoring properties of shape memory polymers using cellulose nanocrystals”, Canadian International Conference on Composite Materials – CANCOM 2017, 17-20 July 2017, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  • Aldrich, D.R., Ayranci, C. (*), “Effects of yarn path and sub-unit cells on the characterization of mechanical properties of 3D braided composite materials”, 21st International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM21), Xi’an, China, 20-25th August 2017.
  • Mahdavi, A., Ayranci, C., McDonald, A., "Analysis of the effects of operating conditions on the temperature distribution within rubber ring stuffing box packings" , Proceedings of the 1st The First Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference, PRTEC March 13-17, 2016, Hawaii's Big Island, USA.
  • Ivey, M., Carey, J., Ayranci, C. (*), "Pseudoductile Composite Rebar Production and Characterization", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015,CANCOM2015, 8 pages.
  • Huppmann, T., Mertiny, P., and Ayranci, C. (*), "Electrospun PA6-Titania Nanofibers For Antimicrobial Applications - Structures for Enhanced Efficacy", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015, CANCOM2015, 8 pages.
  • Kaufman, G., Du, R., Mazloumi, M., Ayranci, C., Boluk, Y., McDermott, M. (*), "Production of Modified-CNC Reinforced Polystyrene Beads for Reinforced Composite Foam Applications", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015, CANCOM2015, 7 pages.
  • Du, R., Cong, C., McDermott, M. (*), Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C., "Surface Modification of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) Using Diazonium Salts and Their Application in Nanocomposites", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015, CANCOM2015, 6 pages.
  • Kalantari, M., Du, R., Kaufman, G., McDermott, M., Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C. (*), "Production and Mechanical Characterization of CNC Reinforced Polystyrene Electrospun Composite Fiber Mats", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015, CANCOM2015, 6 pages.
  • Garces, I., Mertiny, P., Ayranci, C. (*), "Carbon Fibers Embedded On A Polyurethane Based Shape Memory Matrix For A Joule Heating Activation of The Shape Memory Effect", Canadian International Conference On Composite Materials, August 2015, CANCOM2015, 8 pages.
  • Hajihosseini, A., Ayranci, C., Carey, J.P. (*), Simulation of the rapid curing process for braid reinforced FRP rebars in Braidtrusion process using a Finite Element Analysis, SAMPE conference June 2-5 2014, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Ivey, M., Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C. (*), “Braid reinforced polymeric rebar production and characterization”, SAMPE conference June 2-5 2014, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Going, R.J., Sameoto, D.E., Ayranci, C. (*), “Nanocrystalline Cellulose Reinforced polyvinylpyrrolidone composite nanofibers: formation and characterization” SAMPE conference June 2-5 2014, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • Dennison, C.R. (*), Ayranci, C., Mertiny, P. and Carey, J.P. “Transition from Paper to Online Course Evaluation: Preliminary Trends in Student Response Rate and Overall Professor Evaluation”, Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA14) Conference, AB, Canada, 2014.
  • Going, R.J., Ayranci, C., Sameoto, D.E. (*), “Dispersion of Cellulose Nanocrystals in a Water-Methanol co-solvent system” 10th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, 19-21 August 2014 in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Mertiny, P. (*), Ocker, M., Hansen, C., Ayranci, C., “Structural health monitoring in composite structures using embedded wire sensors”, the 19th International Conference on Composite Materials, July 28yh August 2nd, 2013, Montrea, Quebec, Canada.
  • Haji Hosseini, A., Ayranci, C., Carey, J. (*), “An Investigation on Fast Curing of Braid Reinforced FRP Rebars Using a Finite Element Analysis”, American Society for Composites 28th Technical Conference, September 9-11, 2013, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Ayranci, C. (*), Mertiny, P., Carey, J.P., “The state and future vision of complex fiber architecture composite materials for multifunctional structures”, American Society for Composites 27th Technical Conference 15th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, October 1-3, 2012, Arlington, Texas, USA.
  • Yang, H., Ayranci, C., Cho, M., Yu, Y., Chan, S., Park, B., Ko, F. (*), (2012) “Process and characterization of cellulose nanocrystal reinforced polyacrylonitrile composite nanofibers from electrospinning”, American Society for Composites 27th Technical Conference 15th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, October 1-3, 2012, Arlington, Texas, USA.
  • Ayranci, C., Yang, H., Ko, F. (*), Taya, M., “Self-activated Carbon Fiber Reinforced Shape Memory Polymer Composites”, Proceedings of the American Society for Composites (ASC) - 26th Technical Conference/Second Joint US-Canada Conf. on Composites, Canada, September 2011.
  • Ayranci, C., Ko, F. (*), Howie, T., Taya, M., “Shape memory effect of a thermoset polymer and its fiber reinforced composites”, the 18th Intl. Conf. on Comp. Materials (ICCM 2011), Korea, August 2011.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J. (*), “Elastic properties of large-open-mesh diamond-braided tubular composites: comparison of predictive and experimental findings” in SAMPE 2009, May 18-21, 2009 Baltimore, MD, USA. I also competed in the student competition of SAMPE 2009 with this paper. The paper and my presentation was awarded third place in this competition.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey. J. (*), “Elastic constants of braided thick-walled tubular composites”, In: The sixth Canadian-international Comp. Conf. (CANCOM 2007), August 14-17 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, (10 pages), 2007.
  • Ayranci, C. (*), “Development and Testing of a Long Gage Strain (LGS) Sensor for Concrete Structure Instrumentation”, CSME, Kananaskis, May 21-24, 2006, (10 pages), 2006.

Book Chapters

  • Carey, J.P., Melenka, G.W., Hunt, A., Cheung, B.K., Ivey, M., Ayranci, C., “Braided Composites in Aerospace Engineering”, a chapter in Advanced composite materials for aerospace engineering: Processing, properties and applications, Raul Fangueiro and Sohel Rana (eds), Woodhead Publishing Ltd (Elsevier), Apr 26, 2016, e-Book ISBN: 9780081000540, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081009390, 2016.
  • Carey, J.P., Melenka, G. W., Hunt, A., Ayranci, C., "Introduction to braided composite material behavior", a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 207-237, 2016.
  • Ivey, M., Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C., "Ply Mechanics for Braided Composite Materials", a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 259-306, 2016.
  • Ayranci, C., Ivey, M., Carey, J. P., "Shape memory composites and braids", a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 397-408, 2016.
  • Ayranci, C., Carey, J. P., "Nano-and micro- structures in and for braids", a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 409-418, 2016.
  • Ayranci, C, Carey JP, “Electrospinning”, a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 419-431, 2016.
  • Ivey, M., Ayranci, C., Carey, J. P., "Braidtrusion”, a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 433-450, 2016.
  • Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C., "Green Braided Composites", a chapter in Handbook of Advances in 2D and 3D Braided Composite Materials, Carey, J.P. (Ed), eBook ISBN: 9780081003770, Hardcover ISBN: 9780081003695, pages 451-466, 2016.
  • Carey, J.P., Ayranci, C., “Processing and Performance of Braided Composites”, invited chapter, Encyclopedia of Composites, 2nd Edition, Editors: Luigi Nicolais Assunta Borzacchiello, publisher John Wiley &Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2012 ISBN (printed set): 978-0-470-12828-2, pages: 2427 – 2437 (11 pages).

Patents / Report of Inventions

  • “Braid reinforced polymeric composite orthodontic wire”, Report of Invention to the University of Alberta, TEC Edmonton: Authors: Paul Major, Cagri Ayranci, Dan Romanyk,

Other

Non-refereed contributions:


  • McDermott, M., Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C., Kaufman, G., Elbayomy, S., Du, R., Kalantari M., Aslanzadeh, S., Christophe Danumah, Behzad Ahvazi "Nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC) reinforced foam-core sandwich composite structures", 39 pages, submitted to AIBio on 30 November 2016.
  • Mahdavi, A., McDonald, A., Ayranci, C., "Preliminary Findings on Dynamic Response of Bell Industries' Ring Stuffing Box Packings (DMA & DSC Analysis)", A report to Bell Industries, August 2015, 14 pages.
  • Mahdavi, A., Aldrich, D., McDonald, A., Ayranci, C., “Preliminary Findings on Mechanical Properties of Bell Industries” Ring stuffing Box Packings (Tensile & Compression Tests)", 20 pages, 2015, to the company.
  • Aslanzadeh, S., Boluk, Y., Ayranci, C., "Production of Carbon Fiber Using Lignin Precursor", a 99 pages report prepared for AI BIO as a result of an ongoing carbon fiber production project, 2014.
  • Melenka, G., Carey, J., Ayranci, C., Dennison, C., Kumar, A., NSERC ENGAGE report: "Analysis of Short Fibre Reinforcement for Oilwell Cementing Applications", presented to Sanjel Corporation, July 3 2014, 44 Pages.
  • Chan, S., Yang, H., Ko, F., Ayranci, C., Basu, S., (2012) “Tensile Stress-Strain Response of Small-diameter Electrospun Fibers”, Application Note for Agilent Technologies (4 pages).