Book Chapters

1. WK Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, AM Kopacz, M Hallikainen, D Ho, R Lam, J Lee, T Belytschko, G Schatz, Y Tzeng, Y-J Kim, S Baik, MK Kim, T Kim, J Lee, E-S Hwang, S Im, E Osawa, A Barnard, H-C Chang, C-C Chang, Eugene Onate, “Design of Nanodiamond Based Drug Delivery Patch for Cancer Therapeutics and Imaging Applications”, in Nanodiamonds: Applications in Biology and Nanoscale Medicine, Springer, 2010 (Available December 15, 2009).

Patent

1. Bor Z. Jang, Liu JH, Chen S, Li MZ, Mahfuz H, Ashfaq Adnan," Nanotube FiberReinforced Composite Materials and Method of Producing Fiber Reinforced Composites", United States Patent # 6,934,600: 2005.

Journals

1. Ashfaq Adnan, Sheikh Ferdous, Computational Design of Novel Carbon Enriched Si1-xCx Ceramics: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study, Accepted in Computational Materials Science.

2. Mahmood, Mohammed Arif; Ali, Waqas; Adnan, Ashfaq; Iqbal, Samir, 3D Structural Integrity and Interactions of Single-stranded Protein-binding DNA in a Functionalized Nanopore, The Journal of Physical Chemistry. Part B: Biophysical Chemistry, Biomaterials, Liquids, and Soft Matter, B: Biophysical Chemistry and Biomolecules. 118(22):5799-5806, (2014)

3. Sheikh F Ferdous, Ashfaq Adnan, Role of Surface Vacancy on the Tensile Stress-Strain Relations of Single Crystal Ni Nanowire, Computational Materials Science. 90: 221-231, (2014)

4. Mujibur R. Khan, Hassan Mahfuz, Ashfaq Adnan, A Study of Mechanical Behavior and Morphology of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced UHMWPE/Nylon 6 Hybrid Polymer Nanocomposites Fiber. Fibers and Polymers. 15(7): 1484-1492, (2014)

5. A.R. Nazmus Sakib, Narendra De, Ashfaq Adnan, Effect of nanoscale confinement on the Mode II fracture of confined nanosolids”, Computational Materials Science. 68, 271-279, 2013.

6. Sheikh F Ferdous, Md Farzad Sarker, Ashfaq Adnan, Role of Nanoparticle Dispersion and Filler-Matrix Interface on the Matrix Dominated Failure of C60-PE Nanocomposites: A molecular dynamics simulation study. Polymer, Volume 54, Issue 10, 26 April 2013, Pages 2565–2576.

7. Mujibur R. Khan, Hassan Mahfuz, Ashfaq Adnan and Ishraq Shabib, Elastic properties of UHMWPE-SWCNT nanocomposites fiber: An experimental, theoretical and molecular dynamics evaluation Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 2013, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 1593-1600.

8. A.R. Nazmus Sakib, Ashfaq Adnan, On the Size-dependent Critical Stress Intensity Factor of Confined Brittle Nanofilms, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2012, 86, pp 13-22.

9. Adnan Ashfaq, Lam Robert, Chen Hanning, Lee Jessica, Schaffer Daniel, Barnard Amanda, Schatz George, Ho Dean, Liu, Wing Kam, Atomistic Simulation and Measurement of pH dependent Cancer Therapeutic Interactions with Nanodiamond Carrier, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2011, 8 (2), pp 368–374

10. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, Evolution of nanoscale defects to planar cracks in a brittle solid, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids. Volume 58, Issue 7, July 2010, Pages 983-1000.

11. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, Effect of surface morphology and temperature on the structural stability of nanoscale wavy films, Nanotechnology, 19(31):315702, 2008.

12. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, Effect of Thickness and Interface Strength on Deformation and Failure of Glassy Polymer Adhesives: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study - Journal of Adhesion, 84(5): 401-420, 2008.

13. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, Hassan Mahfuz, A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study to Investigate the Effect of Filler Size on Elastic Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites, Composites Science and Technology, 67: 348-56, 2007.

14. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., M. M. Hasan, S. Jeelani., W. J. Wright, S. J. DeTeresa, Enhancement of Strength and Stiffness of Nylon 6 filaments through carbon nanotubes reinforcement, Applied Physics Letters, 88(8): 083119, 2006.

15. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., Manufacturing and Characterization of Carbon nanotubes/Polyethylene Composites, International Journal of Nanoscience, 4(1): 55-72, 2005.

16. Nathaniel Chisholm , Hassan Mahfuz , Vijaya K. Rangari , Adnan Ashfaq and Shaik Jeelani, Fabrication and mechanical characterization of carbon/SiC-epoxy nanocomposites, Composite Structures, 67(1): 115-124, 2005.

17. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S. Bor Z Jang, Carbon nanoparticles/whiskers reinforced composites and their tensile response, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 35(5): 519-227, 2004.

Conference Proceedings and Technical Presentations

1. Ashfaq Adnan, ARN Sakib, Sheikh F Ferdous, “pH Dependent Interfacial Adhesion between Collagen and Hydroxyapatite in the Mineralized Collagen Fibril” 2011 SAMPE TECH, October 18-19, Fort Worth ,TX (Accepted).

2. Ashfaq Adnan, “Nanoscale defect thermodynamics and size dependent fracture toughness of polycrystalline brittle solids”, ASME IMECE 2011, Denver, CO, Nov 11-17.

3. Ashfaq Adnan, “pH Dependent Proton Transport and Mechanics of mineralized Collagen Fibril”, 2011 USNCCM-11, July 25-29, Minneapolis, MN (Accepted).

4. Ashfaq Adnan, “pH dependent deformation and fracture of mineralized collagen fibril” (Accepted), ASME 2011 Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, May 30-June 1; Chicago, IL

5. Ashfaq Adnan, “Role of Size and Shape on the Graphitization of Nanodiamonds”, 2011 Materials Research Society: Spring Meeting, April 27, 2011; San Francisco, CA (Accepted).

6. Ashfaq Adnan, “Molecular mechanism of pH dependent interactions between collagen molecules and hydroxyapatite crystals”, 27th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (SBEC), April 29, 2011; Arlington, TX, USA.(Accepted)

7. Ashfaq Adnan, Wing Kam Liu, “Continuum Modeling of Nanoscale Diffusion of Doxorubicin Drugs through Permeable Parylene Membrane”, 9th World Congress on computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM2010) 19-23 July 2010, Sydney, Australia.

8. Wing Kam Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, “Multiscale Bio-chemo mechanics for Nanodiamond-based Therapeutic Delivery”, 9th World Congress on computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM2010) 19-23 July 2010, Sydney, Australia.

9. Ashfaq Adnan, Wing Kam Liu, “Electrostatic self-assembly of Functionalized Nanodiamonds and their Binding Capacity with Doxorubicin drugs”, 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB), Houston, Texas, Feb 07 – 10, 2010.

10. Wing Kam Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, “Multiscale Modeling of Nanodiamond enabled drug delivery system”, 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB), Houston, Texas, Feb 07 – 10, 2010 (invited).

11. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, “Evolution of a Nanoscale Defect to a Continuum Crack in Brittle Solids” 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida - November 13-19, 2009

12. Ashfaq Adnan, Wing Kam Liu, “Mechanics of pH Mediated Adsorption/Desorption of Doxorubicin Drug From Functionalized Nanodiamond”, 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida - November 13-19, 2009

13. Wing Kam Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, Adrian Kopacz, “Design of Nanodiamond-Enabled Drug Delivery System by Simulation Based Science & Engineering”, 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida - November 13-19, 2009.

14. Wing Kam Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, Adrian Kopacz, “Nanoscale Science In Therapeutic And Diagnostic Applications”, 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida - November 13-19, 2009 (invited).

15. Ashfaq Adnan, Wing Kam Liu, “Mechanics Of pH Controlled Loading and Release of Chemotherapeutics From Functionalized Nanodiamond”, 10th US National Congress On Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH, 2009.

16. Wing Kam Liu, Ashfaq Adnan, Adrian Kopacz, “Roadmap for Nanodiamond-Based Drug Delivery Design for Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics”, 10th US National Congress On Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH, 2009 (invited).

17. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, “Temperature Effect on the Stability of Nanosized Wavy Films” ASME Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, October 31-November 6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

18. Adnan Ashfaq, C. T. Sun, Hassan Mahfuz, “Effect of Particle Size on Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites” 20th Annual Technical Conference of American Society for Composites (ASC), September 7-9, 2005, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

19. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., “Manufacturing and Characterization of carbon nanotube reinforced filaments and their composites”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D, November 15-21, 2003, Washington DC,U.S.A.

20. Gorenstein N., Friedman A. M, Ladisch M, Sun C.T, Mahfuz H, Adnan Ashfaq, Jeelani S., “Synthesis, Processing and Mechanical Characterization of Epoxy-Protein Nanocomposites”, 18th Annual Technical Conference of American Society for Composites (ASC), October 19-22, 2003, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A.

21. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., “Effect of Micro- and Nano- scale particle size on Thermal and Mechanical properties of SiC-Epoxy Composites”, 18th Annual Technical Conference of American Society for Composites (ASC), October 19-22, 2003, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A.

22. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., “Tensile Response of Carbon Nanocomposites”, 14th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-14), July 14 - 18, 2003, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

23. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., “Carbon Nano- whisker Reinforced Composites: Manufacturing and Characterization,” SEM Annual Conference and Exposition of Experimental & Applied Mechanics, June 2-4, 2003, Charlotte, NC, USA.

24. Mahfuz H., Adnan Ashfaq, Rangari V. K., Jeelani S., “Carbon Nanoparticles/Whisker Reinforced Composites and Their Tensile Response,” SAMPE Conference, May 11-15, 2003, Long Beach, California, USA.

Technical Presentations in Competitions

1. 2005 AAE Research Symposium Series, Fall 2005, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study to Investigate the Effect of Filler Size on Elastic Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites”.

2. ASME Chattahoochee Section Student Seminar Competition, Auburn, Alabama, June 26, 2003. “Manufacturing and Characterization of Nanophased Filaments and Their Composites”.

3. Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM) Student Paper Competition, June 2-4, 2003, Charlotte, NC, USA. “Nanophased Filaments and their tensile response”.

4. Tuskegee University Chapter of Sigma Xi 30th Annual Student Research Symposium., Tuskegee, Alabama, April 4-5, 2003. “Manufacturing and Characterization of Carbon Nanoparticle/Whisker Reinforced Filaments and Their Composites”.

5. Tuskegee University Chapter of Sigma Xi 30th Annual Student Research Symposium. Tuskegee, Alabama, April 4-5, 2003. “Carbon Nanoparticle/Whisker Reinforced Filaments and Their Composites” (poster presentation).

6. Southeastern Graduate Student Symposium on Experimental Mechanics., Columbia, South Carolina, March 14-15,2003.“Carbon Nano Particle Infused Filaments and Their Composites”.