© 2018 by Raffaella De Vita

Proceedings

  1.  Routzong, M. R., Maiti, S., De Vita, R., Moalli, P., Abramowitch, S., A Computational Study of the Contribution of the Commonly Ignored Superficial Perineal Structures During Vaginal Delivery, Proceedings of the Summer Bioengineering Conference: Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biotransport (SB3C), Tucson, Arizona, June 21-24, 2017.

  2. McGuire, J., Abramowitch, S., Maiti, S., De Vita, R., Planar Biaxial Mechanical Properties of Swine Vaginal Tissue, Proceedings of the Summer Bioengineering Conference: Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biotransport (SB3C), Tucson, Arizona, June 21-24, 2017.

  3. Baah-Dwomoh, A., De Vita, R., Creep Behavior of Swine Cardinal Ligaments, Proceedings of the Computational & Mathematical Biomedical Engineering, April 10-12, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

  4. Huntington,* A., Rizzuto,* E., Wijeratne,* R., Del Prete, Z., De Vita, R., Ex-vivo Measurement of the Biaxial Properties of Rat Vagina: Some Preliminary Results, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, May 7-10, 2017, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

  5. Wijeratne*, R., De Vita, R., Rittenhouse*, J., Orler, B., Moore, R. B., Dillard, D. A., Strain Fields in Thermo-mechanically Bonded Nonwoven Fabrics, Proceedings of the Adhesion Society Annual Meeting, February 26- March 1, 2017, St. Petersburg, Florida.

  6. Baah-Dwomoh, A., Ting, T., De Vita, R., Nonlinear Creep Behavior of Uterosacral and Cardinal Ligaments , Proceedings of the Summer Bioengineering Conference: Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biotransport (SB3C), June 29-July 2, 2016, National Harbor, Maryland, USA.

  7. Tan,* T., De Vita, R., A Structural Constitutive Model for the Active and Passive Behavior of Biological Tissues, Proceedings of the Summer Bioengineering Conference: Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biotransport (SB3C), June 17-20, 2015, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

  8. Tan,* T., Cholewa, N., Case, S., De Vita, R., Biaxial Creep of Swine Cardinal and Uterosacral Ligaments, Proceedings of the Summer Bioengineering Conference: Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biotransport (SB3C), June 17-20, 2015, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

  9. Davis,* F. M., Tan,* T., Nicewonder,* S., De Vita, R., Tensile Properties of the Swine Cardinal Ligament, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, 2013, Sunriver, Oregon, USA.

  10. Becker,* W. R., Webster,* M. R., De Vita, R., Variability in Mechanical Properties of Insect Tracheal Tubes, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, 2013, Sunriver, Oregon, USA.

  11. Davis,* F. M., De Vita, R., A Nonlinear Viscoelastic Model for the Relaxation Behavior of Tendon, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 20-23, 2012, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA.

  12. Guo,* Z., De Vita, R., Davis, F. M., Barrett, J. B., Investigation of Damage in Medial Collateral Ligaments, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 22-25, 2011, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA.

  13. Guo,* Z., De Vita, R., Barrett, J. B., Freeman, J. W., Determination of Damage Criteria in Medial Collateral Ligaments, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), November 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

  14. Webster,* M. R., De Vita, R., Twigg,* J. N., Socha, J. J., Tensile Properties of Insect Tracheal Tubes, Proceedings of the ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), September 28-October 1, 2010, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

  15. Gallimore, C., Kochersberger, K., De Vita, R., Constrained Layer Damping Treatment Design for Aircraft Landing Gear, Proceedings of the IMAC-XXVII, February 9-12, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  16. Sopakayang,* R., De Vita, R., A Constitutive Model for Preconditioning in Ligaments and Tendons, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 17-21, 2008, Lake Tahoe, California, USA.

  17. Guo,* Z., De Vita, R., Microstructural Constitutive Equation for Sprain Analysis, Proceedings of ASME IInternational Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), October 31- November 6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  18. Guo,* Z., De Vita, R., Energy-Based Failure Criterion in a Structural Model for Ligaments, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 25-29, 2008, Marco Island,

  19. De Vita, R., Stewart, I. W., Leo, D. J., Deformation of Bilayer Lipid Membranes in Bio-inspired Materials and Systems, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, July 16-20, 2007, Zurich, Switzerland.

  20. De Vita, R., Slaughter, W. S., A Structurally-Based Model for Ligamentous Tissue, Proceedings of DURACOSYS, September 10-13, 2006, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

  21. Hopkinson, D., De Vita, R., Leo, D. J., Evaluating the failure pressure of bilayer lipid membranes by a controllable electromagnetic test fixture, Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), November 5-10, 2006, Chicago, USA. 

  22. De Vita, R., Hopkinson, D., Sundaresan, V. B., Leo, D. J., Continuum Modeling of Bilayer Lipid Membranes, Proceedings of Materials Research Society: Mechanics of Nanoscale Materials and Devices, April 17-21, 2006, San Francisco, California, USA.

  23. Hopkinson, D., De Vita, R., Leo, D. J., Failure Pressure of Bilayer Lipid Membranes, Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Structures and Materials, February 26-March 2, 2006, San Diego, California, USA.

  24. De Vita, R., Slaughter, W. S., A Stochastic Constitutive Model for the Ligament Mechanical Failure, Proceedings of the XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, August 1-5, 2005, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

* denotes student author advised by R. De Vita