Publications

Journal and Book Publications

2012

22.  G. Mehta*, A. Hsiao, M. Ingram, G. Luker, S. Takayama, “Opportunities and Challenges for use of Tumor Spheroids as Models to Test Drug Delivery and Efficacy”, Journal of Controlled Release, (2012). 164(2), 192-204. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2012.04.045. (*corresponding author)

21. G. Mehta*, Y. Shiozawa, R. S. Taichman, “Hematopoietic Stem Cells and their niches”, in Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, P. Ma (Editor), Cambridge University Press, In Press. (*corresponding author)

20. C. Moraes*, G. Mehta*, S. C. Lesher-Perez*, S. Takayama, “Organs-on-a-chip: a focus on compartmentalized microdevices”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, (2012), 40(6):1211-27. DOI: 10.1007/s10439-011-0455-6. (*equal contribution).

2011

19. M. Didwania, A. Didwania, G. Mehta, G. W. Basak, S. Yasukawa, S. Takayama, R. de Necochea-Campion, A. Srivastava, E. Carrier, “Artificial Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche: Bioscaffolds to Microfluidics to Mathematical Simulations”, Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. (2011), 11(13), 1599-605.

18. C. M. Williams*, G. Mehta*, S. R. Peyton, A. S. Zeiger, K. Van Vliet, L. G. Griffith, “Autocrine-controlled formation and function of tissue-like aggregates by primary hepatocytes in micropatterned hydrogel arrays”, Tissue Engineering: Part A,  (2011), 17(7-8), 1055-68. (*equal contribution).

2010

17. G. Mehta*, C. M. Williams*, L. Alvarez, M. Lesniewski, R. D. Kamm, L. G. Griffith, “Synergistic Effects of Tethered Growth Factors and Adhesion Ligands on DNA Synthesis and Function of Primary Hepatocytes Cultured on Soft Synthetic Hydrogels”, Biomaterials, (2010), 31 (17), 4657-71. (*equal contribution).

2009

16. G. Mehta, J. Lee, W. Cha, Y.-C. Tung, J. J. Linderman, S. Takayama, “Hard Top-Soft Bottom Microdevices for Hypoxia and Braille Actuation”, Analytical Chemistry, (2009), 81(10), 3714-22.

15. K. Mehta, G. Mehta, S. Takayama, J. J. Linderman, “Quantitative Inference of Cellular Parameters from Microfluidic Cell Culture Systems”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, (2009), 103(5), 966-74.

2008

14. G. Mehta, Y. Torisawa, S. Takayama, “Engineering Cellular Microenvironments with Microfluidics”, in Biological Applications of Microfluidics, F. A. Gomez (Editor), John Wiley and Sons, (2008), 87-114.

2007

13. G. Mehta, M. J. Kiel, J. W. Lee, N. Kotov, J. J. Linderman, S. Takayama, “Automated Formation of Polyelectrolyte Layer Films on PDMS Bioreactor Surfaces for Primary Murine Bone Marrow Culture”, Advanced Functional Materials. (2007), 17, 2701-09.

12. G. Mehta, K. Mehta, D. Sud, J. Song, T. Bersano-Begey, N. Futai, M.-A. Mycek, J. J. Linderman, S. Takayama, “Quantitative Measurements and Analysis of Cellular Oxygen Uptake in Microfluidic Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Bioreactors” Biomedical Microdevices. (2007), 9(2), 123-34.

2006

11. D. Sud, G. Mehta, K. Mehta, J. J. Linderman, S. Takayama, M.-A. Mycek, “Optical Imaging in Microfluidic Bioreactors Enable Oxygen Monitoring for Continuous Cell Culture” Journal of Biomedical Optics. (2006), 11(5), 050504/1-050504/3.

10. G. Mehta, L. T. Drzal, A. K. Mohanty, and M. Misra, “Effect of Fiber Surface Treatment on the Properties of Biocomposites from Nonwoven Industrial Hemp Fiber Mats and Unsaturated Polyester Resin”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, (2006), 99(3), 1055-1068.

9. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, L. T. Drzal, D. P. Kamdem, and, M. Misra, “Effect of Accelerated Weathering on Biocomposites Processed by SMC and Compression molding”, Journal of Polymers and the Environment, (2006), 14(4), 359-368.

2005

8. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, K. Thayer, M. Misra, L.T. Drzal, “Novel Biocomposites Sheet Molding Compounds for Low Cost Housing Panel Applications”, Journal of Polymers and the Environment, (2005), 13(2), 169-175.

7. R. Burgueno, M. J. Quagliata, A. K. Mohanty, G. Mehta, L.T. Drzal, and M. Misra, “Hybrid Biofiber-based Composites for Structural Cellular Plates”, Composites, Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, (2005), 36A(5), 581-593.

6. R. Burgueno, M. J. Quagliata, A. K. Mohanty, G. Mehta, L.T. Drzal, and M. Misra, “Hierarchical Cellular Designs for Load-bearing Biocomposite Beams and Plates”, Materials Science & Engineering, A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing, (2005), A390 (1-2), 178-187.

5. S. Bektesevic, J. C. Beier, L. Chen, N. Eghbali, S. King, G. Levitin, G. Mehta, R. J. Mullins, J. L. Reiner, S. Xie, E. Gunn , “Green Challenges: Student Perspectives from the 2004 ACS-PRF Summer School on Green Chemistry”, Green Chemistry, (2005), 6,403-407.

4. R. Burgueño, M.J. Quagliata, G. Mehta, A.K. Mohanty, M. Misra, and L.T. Drzal, “Sustainable Cellular Biocomposites from Natural Fibers and Unsaturated Polyester Resin for Housing Panel Applications”, Journal of Polymers and the Environment (2005), 13(2), 139-149.

2004

3. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, and L. T. Drzal, “Effect of Novel Sizing on the Mechanical and Morphological Characteristics of Natural Fiber Reinforced Unsaturated Polyester Resin based Biocomposites”, Journal of Materials Science, (2004), 39, 2961 – 2964.

2. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, L. T. Drzal, “Biobased Resin as a Toughening Agent for Biocomposites”, Green Chemistry, (2004), 6(5), 254-258.

1. R. Burgueño, M.J. Quagliata, A.K. Mohanty, G. Mehta, L.T. Drzal, and M. Misra, “Load Bearing Natural Fiber Composite Cellular Beams and Panels”, Composites Part A: applied science and manufacturing, (2004), 35A(6), 645–656.

Patents

2007

L. T. Drzal, G. Mehta, M. Misra, A. K. Mohanty, K. Thayer, “Prepreg Polyester Sheet Molding Containing Natural Fibers and Methods of Making Those”. US patent 7,208,221 filed October 15, 2004, and issued August 24, 2007.

Conference Proceedings

2006

11. D. Sud, G. Mehta, K. Mehta, J. Linderman, S. Takayama, and M.-A. Mycek , “Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM) Measures Oxygen Gradients in Microfluidic Bioreactors” in Biomedical Optics 2006 Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2006), TuI52.

2004

10. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, K. Thayer, M. Misra, and L. T. Drzal, “Low cost Bio-composite Sheet Molding Compound Panel: Processing and property evaluation”, Proceedings of Annual Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC), SPE, February 18- 19, 2004, Detroit, Michigan.

9. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, K. Thayer, L. T. Drzal, and M. Misra, “Novel Bio-composites Sheet Molding Compounds for Low Cost Housing Panel Applications”, Proceedings of Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC 2004), Society of Plastics Engineers, May 16-20, 2004, Chicago, Illinois.

8. G. Mehta, L. T. Drzal, A. K. Mohanty, K. Thayer, M. Misra, “Biocomposite Sheet Molding Compound Housing Panels and Their Properties”, Annual Technical Conference – Society of Plastics Engineers (2004), 62nd (Vol. 2), 1400- 1404.

7. R. Burgueño, M. J. Quagliata, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, G. Mehta, and L. T. Drzal, “Structural Beams and Panels from Natural Fibers Through Hybrid and Hierarchial Cellular Designs”, Proceedings of Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC 2004), Society of Plastics Engineers, May 16-20, 2004, Chicago, Illinois.

6. R. Burgueño, M. J. Quagliata, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, G. Mehta, and L. T. Drzal, “Load-bearing Structural Components from Natural Fiber and Unsaturated Polyester Biocomposites”, International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, (2004), 49 (SAMPE 2004), 1-12. Publisher: Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering.

2003

5. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, L. T. Drzal, M. Misra “Biocomposites from Engineered Natural Fibers and Unsaturated Polyester Resin for Low Cost Housing Applications”, Polymeric Material Science & Engineering, 88, 56-57 (2003).

4. G. Mehta, A. K. Mohanty, M. Misra, L. T. Drzal, “A Novel Sizing As Adhesion Promoter in Natural Fiber Reinforced–Polyester Composites”, Proceedings of 26th Annual Meeting of Adhesion Society, Inc., 241-243 (2003).

3. G. Mehta, M. Misra, L. T. Drzal, A. K. Mohanty, “Bio-based Resin as a Means to Toughen Biocomposites”, Published in the ICCM–14 conference proceeding, # 1754, Jul 14-18, 2003, San Diego, California (2003).

2. G. Mehta, A .K. Mohanty, L. T. Drzal, M. Misra, “Biocomposites from Engineered Kenaf Natural Fibers and Unsaturated Polyester Resin for Low-cost Housing Applications”, Abstracts of Papers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, March 23-27, (2003), PMSE Preprints, 88 56-57.

2002

1. L. T. Drzal, A. K. Mohanty, G. Mehta, M. Misra, “Low-cost, Biobased Composite Materials for Housing Applications”, Advances in Building Technology, Proc. International Conference on Advances in Building Technology, Vol. 1, 225-232 (2002).