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Mataz Alcoutlabi




    Post Doc. (2000-2005)
    Department of Chemical Engineering


   University of Utah
   Department of Chemical Engineering
   Joseph Merrill Engineering Bld
   50 S Central Campus DR RM 3290
   Salt Lake City, Ut 84112-9203
   Phone: (801)581-4321/Fax: (801)585-9291



1. M.Lee, M.Alcoutlabi, J.J.Magda, C.Dibble, M.J.Solomon, X.Shi, G.B.McKenna, "The effect of the shear-thickenning transitionof model colloidal spheres on the sign of N1 and on the radial pressure profilein torsional shear flows", Journal of Rheology, 50(3), 293-312 (2006).


2. Lameck Banda, M.Alcoutlabi, G.B.McKenna, "Errors induced in quartz crystal mass uptake measurements by nongravimetric effects: Considerations beyond the EerNisse caution", Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 44(5), 801-814 (2006).


3. Mataz Alcoutlabi and Gregory B. McKenna, "Effects of confinement on material behaviour at the nanometre size scale", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 17 R461-R524, 2005.

4.  Lameck Banda, Mataz Alcoutlabi, and Gregory McKenna, “Errors induced inquartz crystal microbalance mass uptake measurements due to film expansionstresses: Validation of the EerNisse Caution”, J. Polym. Sci:Part B: Polym.Phys (2005, submitted)

5. M. Alcoutlabi, L. Banda and, G. B. McKenna, " Environmental effects on the physical aging and structural recovery responses of an epoxy resin after carbondioxide pressure-jumps: Intrinsic isopiestics, asymmetry of approach and memoryeffects", Polymer (to be submitted)

Mataz Alcoutlabi, Lameck Banda, Gregory B. McKenna, "A Comparison of Concentration-glasses and

Temperature-hyperquenched Glasses: CO2 formed versus Temperature-formed Glass", Polymer, 45, 5629 (2004).

7. M. Alcoutlabi, G.B. McKenna, S.L. Simon "Analysis of the Development of Isotropic Residual Stresses in a Bismaleimide/Spiro-orthocarbonate Thermosetting Resin for Composite Materials"  Journal Applied Polymer Science 88 (1): 227-244, 2003.

8. Mataz Alcoutlabi, Francesco Briatico-Vangosa, Gregory B. McKenna, "Effect of chemical activity jumps

on the viscoelastic behavior of an epoxy resin: Physical aging response in carbon dioxide pressure jumps,

" Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics Volume 40, Issue 18, 2002. Pages: 2050-2064.

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