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Rebecca Dupaix

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E310 Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-8404

About

Research interests include:

  • Mechanical behavior of polymers, bio-materials, and polymer-based composites
  • Deformation processing of polymers
  • Biological tissue engineering

Honors

  • 2011

    Distinguished Alumni Award. .

  • 2008

    Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER). .

  • 2008

    Pi Tau Sigma Above and Beyond Award. .

  • 2008

    Mechanical Engineering Industrial Advisory Board's Excellence in Teaching. .

Journal Articles

2012

  • Singh,Kamakshi; Dupaix,Rebecca,B, 2012, "Hot-embossing experiments of polymethyl methacrylate across the glass transition temperature with variation in temperature and hold times." POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE 52, no. 6, 1284 - 1292.
  • Giriunas,Kevin; Sezen,Halil; Dupaix,Rebecca,B, 2012, "Evaluation, modeling, and analysis of shipping container building structures." ENGINEERING STRUCTURES 43, 48 - 57.
  • Chandrasekaran,Gurucharan; Dupaix,Rebecca,B, 2012, "Mechanical Behavior of a Series of Copolyester Blends near the Glass Transition: Monotonic and Load-Hold Behavior in Compression." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE 1, 245205 -

2010

  • Dupaix, R.B. and Davidson-Hosmer, J., 2010, "Mechanical Characterization and Finite Strain Constitutive Modeling of Electrospun Polycaprolactone under Cyclic Loading." International Journal of Structural Changes in Solids -Mechanics and Applications 2, no. 1, 9 - 17.
  • Ghatak, A. and Dupaix, R.B., 2010, "Material Characterization and Continuum Modeling of Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) (PMMA) above the Glass Transition." International Journal of Structural Changes in Solids -Mechanics and Applications 2, no. 1, 53 - 63.

2009

  • Dupaix, R.B. and CASH, W., 2009, ""Finite Element Modeling of Polymer Hot Embossing: Effects of Temperature on Springback and Residual Stress"." Polymer and Engineering Science 39, no. 3, 531 - 543.

2008

  • Duling RR; Dupaix RB; Katsube N; Lannutti J, 2008, "Mechanical characterization of electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL): a potential scaffold for tissue engineering.." Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering 130, no. 1, 011006 -
  • DULING, R., Dupaix, R.B., Katsube, N., and Lannutti, J., 2008, ""Modeling and Characterization of Electrospun PCL: A Potential Scaffold for Tissue Engineering"." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 130, no. 1,
  • Sparks, J. and Dupaix, R.B., 2008, ""Constitutive Modeling of Rate Dependent Stress-Strain Behavior of Human Liver Tissue in Blunt Impact Loading"." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 36, no. 11, 1883 - 1892.

2007

  • Dupaix, R.B. and Boyce, M.C., 2007, ""Constitutive modeling of the finite strain behavior of amorphous polymers"." Mechanics of Materials 39, 38 - 52.
  • Sparks, J., Bolte, J.H. IV, Dupaix, R.B., Jones, K.H., Steinberg, S.M., Herriott, R., Stammen, J., and Donnelly, B., 2007, ""Using Pressure to Predict Liver Injury Risk from Blunt Impact"." Stapp Car Crash Journal 51, 401 - 432.

2006

  • Dupaix, R.B., and KRISHNAN, D., 2006, ""A constitutive model for strain-induced crystallization in poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) during finite strain load-hold simulations"." Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology-Transactions of the ASME 128, 28 - 33.
  • PALM, G., Dupaix, R.B., and Castro, J., 2006, ""Large Strain Mechanical Behavior of Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Near the Glass Transition Temperature"." Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology-Transactions of the ASME 128, no. 4, 559 - 563.

2005

  • Dupaix, R.B. and Boyce, M.C., 2005, ""Finite strain behavior of poly (ethylene terephthlate) (PET) and poly(ethylene terephthalate)-glycol"." Polymer 46, 4827 - 4838.

Unknown

  • Bentil, SA and Dupaix, RB, "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

Presentations

  • "Large strain constitutive modeling of poly(ethylene terephthlate) and its application to reheat stretch blow molding." 2003, Presented at Mechanics and Materials Conference, Phoenix,
  • "Constitutive Modeling of Rate Dependent Stress-Strain Behavior of Human Liver Tissue in Blunt Impact Loading." 2008, Presented at Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Champaign,
  • "Modeling the finite strain behavior of poly(ethylene terephthlate) and poly(ethylene terephthlate)-glycol near the glass transition." 2003, Presented at 40th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Ann Arbor,
  • "A Constitutive Model for Strain-induced Crystallization in Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) During Complext Loading into Finite Strains." 2004, Presented at ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, Anaheim,
  • "Modeling the finite strain behavior of poly(ethylene terephthalate) and poly(ethylene terephthalate)-glycol near the glass transition." 2004, Presented at 41st Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Lincoln,
  • "Large strain Behavior of Polymeric Materials." 2004, Columbus,
  • "Large Strain Behavior of Polymers Near the Glass Transition." 2005, Boulder,
  • "Mechanical behavior of soft materials." 2007, Columbus,
  • "Constitutive Modeling of Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) at Large Strains near the Glass Transition and its Application to Micro-Hot Embossing." 2009, Presented at 14th International Conference on Deformation, Yield and Fracture of Polymers, Kerkrade, NL|NLD
  • "Large strain behavior of polymers near the glass transition." 2005, Provo,
  • "Constitutive Modeling of PET and PETG." 2002, Presented at American Chemical Society National Conference, Orlando,
  • "Mechanical Behavior of Electrospun Polycaprolactone (PCL) Fabric." 2005, Presented at McMat 2005 Conference, Baton Rouge,