Biography

Dr. Parsaoran Hutapea is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University. He received his BS (1995), MS (1997), and PhD (2000) all in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. His research focus is on the mechanics and design of medical devices. His research has been supported by private, state, and federal agencies. Currently, his work is supported by the Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation to study the mechanics of surgical needle-tissue (soft materials) interaction. Dr. Hutapea is the Director of the Composites Laboratory (https://sites.temple.edu/hutapea/) and the Nano Instrumentation Center.

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Research Interests

  • Mechanics of Composite and Smart Materials
  • Design of Medical Devices

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

ENGR 2331

Engineering Statics

Undergraduate

ENGR 2333

Mechanics of Solids

Undergraduate

MEE 4311

Mechanics of Composite Materials

Undergraduate

MEE 5312

Mechanics of Composite Materials

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Gidde, S.T.R., Acharya, S.R., Kandel, S., Pleshko, N., & Hutapea, P. (2022). Assessment of tissue damage from mosquito-inspired surgical needle. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, pp. 1-10. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2022.2051718

  • Hutapea, P. (2022). What are engineers learning from insects? doi: 10.33424/futurum230

  • Al-Safadi, S. & Hutapea, P. (2021). An Analytical Model for Predicting the Deflection of Hollow Surgical Needle in Soft Tissue. Volume 5: Biomedical and Biotechnology. ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2021-71532

  • Acharya, S.R. & Hutapea, P. (2021). Towards Clinically-Relevant Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Active Steerable Needle. ASME 2021 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. ASME 2021 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2021-68409

  • Patel, K.I., Zhu, L., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2021). Effect of composite coating on insertion mechanics of needle structure in soft materials. Medical Engineering & Physics, 95, pp. 104-110. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2021.07.008

  • Seo, W.H., Hutapea, P., & Loh, B.G. (2021). Predicting length of hospital stay in infants with acute bronchiolitis using machine-learning algorithms. Acta Paediatr, 110(3), pp. 961-962. Norway. doi: 10.1111/apa.15633

  • Islam, S., Shah, V., Gidde, S., Hutapea, P., Song, S.H., Picone, J., & Kim, A. (2020). A Machine Learning Enabled Wireless Intracranial Brain Deformation Sensing System. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 67(12), pp. 3521-3530. United States. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2020.2990071

  • Acharya, S. & Hutapea, P. (2020). Design Considerations for Shape Memory Alloy Actuator based Active Steerable Needle. ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Portland, OR (Virtual). Retrieved from https://imece.secure-platform.com/

  • Patel, K.I., Zhu, L., Gidde, S.T.R., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2020). Influence of Composite Polymer Coatings on the Insertion Force of Needle-Like Structure in Soft Materials. Volume 5: Biomedical and Biotechnology. ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2020-24341

  • Gidde, S.T.R. & Hutapea, P. (2020). Design and Experimental Evaluation of Mosquito-Inspired Needle Structure in Soft Materials. Volume 5: Biomedical and Biotechnology. ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2020-24320

  • Al-Safadi, S. & Hutapea, P. (2020). An Analytical Model of the Deflection of Hollow Needle-Like Structures Moving in Soft Materials. ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Portland, OR (Virtual). Retrieved from https://imece.secure-platform.com/

  • Gidde, S.T.R., Ciuciu, A., Devaravar, N., Doracio, R., Kianzad, K., & Hutapea, P. (2020). Effect of vibration on insertion force and deflection of bioinspired needle in tissues. Bioinspir Biomim, 15(5), p. 054001. England. doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/ab9341

  • (2020). Bridging Mechanics and Medical Sciences: Confession of A Confused Aerospace Engineer. College of Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA https://events.temple.edu/bridging-mechanics-and-medical-sciences-confes....

  • Acharya, S., Zhao, Y., Gao, W., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2019). Design and Experimental Study of Polymer-Encased Active Surgical Needle. Biomedical Engineering Society, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, BMES 2019, Philadelphia, PA https://www.bmes.org/annualmeeting19.

  • Patel, K.I., Al-Safadi, S., Gidde, S.T.R., Li, H., Podder, T.K., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2019). Reduction of Insertion Force by Coating of Surgical Needles. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, BMES 2019, Philadelphia, PA https://www.bmes.org/annualmeeting19.

  • Al-Safadi, S. & Hutapea, P. (2019). Finite Element Study of Needle Insertion in Tissue. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, BMES 2019, Philadelphia, PA https://www.bmes.org/annualmeeting19.

  • Gidde, S.T.R. & Hutapea, P. (2019). Prediction of Insertion Forces of Bioinspired Needles using Machine Learning Algorithm. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, BMES 2019, Philadelphia, PA https://www.bmes.org/annualmeeting19.

  • Ciuciu, A., Devaravar, N., Doracio, R., Kianzad, K., Alghammas, H., & Hutapea, P. (2019). Influence of Vibration on Bioinspired Surgical Needles for Soft Tissue Biopsy. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, BMES 2019, Philadelphia, PA https://www.bmes.org/annualmeeting19.

  • (2019). Smart Manufacturing Seminar. College of Engineering, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ https://global.rutgers.edu/smart-manufacturing-seminar.

  • Patel, K.I., Gidde, S.T.R., Li, H., Podder, T., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2019). Insertion Force of Polydopamine-Coated Needle on Phantom Tissues. 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/dmd2019-3271

  • Zhao, Y., Acharya, S., Gao, W., Hutapea, P., & Ren, F. (2019). Additive Manufacturing Method of Smart Surgical Needles. 2019 Manufacturing PA Innovation Expo, Harrisburg, PA https://manufacturingpa.org/expo/2019.html.

  • Majumdar, A.K., Islam, S., Gidde, S., Loh, B.G., Hutapea, P., & Kim, A. (2018). Neuro-Needle Brain Deformation Quantification by Magnetic Sensor System. 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES 2018). Retrieved from https://www.bmes.org/

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2018). Insertion mechanics of bioinspired needles into soft tissues. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, 27(5), pp. 284-291. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2017.1418753

  • Sahlabadi, M. & Hutapea, P. (2018). Tissue Deformation and Insertion Force of Bee-Stinger Inspired Surgical Needles. Journal of Medical Devices, 12(3). ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4040637

  • Sahlabadi, M., Gidde, S.T.R., Gehret, P., Pourfarhangi, K.E., Bayarmagnai, B., & Hutapea, P. (2018). Histological evaluation of tissue damage caused by bioinspired needle insertion. Advanced Biomaterials and Devices in Medicine, 5(1). http://abiodem.com. Retrieved from http://abiodem.com/

  • Sahlabadi, M. & Hutapea, P. (2018). Novel design of honeybee-inspired needles for percutaneous procedure. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 13(3). doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/aaa348

  • Gidde, S.T.R., Verissimo, T., Chen, N.I., Loh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2018). Simulation of Tissue Insertion Force of Surgical Needles using Neural Network Model. 44th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved from https://biomed.drexel.edu/

  • Gidde, S., Verissimo, T., Chen, N., Hutapea, P., & Loh, B.G. (2018). Neural network modeling of maximum insertion force of bevel-tip surgical needle. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), 3. doi: 10.1115/IMECE201888383

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Study of Bioinspired Surgery Needle Advancing in Soft Tissues. Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2017-3915

  • Khodaei, S., Sahlabadi, M., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Design of Smart Barb of Honeybee-Inspired Surgery Needle. Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2017-3851

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Design and Evaluation of Advanced Smart Needles for Brain Biopsy. Volume 2: Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2017-3838

  • Sahlabadi, M., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Novel Steerable Smart Needle With a Built-In Recovery Mechanism for Multiple Actuations. Volume 2: Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2017-3802

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Simulation and experimental studies in needle–tissue interactions. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 31(4), pp. 861-872. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10877-016-9909-6

  • Sahlabadi, M., Gardell, D., Attia, J.Y., Khodaei, S., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Insertion Mechanics of 3D Printed Honeybee-Inspired Needle Prototypes for Percutaneous Procedure. 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference. 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/dmd2017-3457

  • Sahlabadi, M., Zhao, Y., Jezler, K., Gardell, D., Lee, H.H., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2016). Polydopamine Coating for Thermal Insulation of Shape Memory Alloy Wires. Volume 1: Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2016-9265

  • Sahlabadi, M., Zhao, Y., Lee, H.H., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2016). Polydopamine Based Insulating Coating for Shape Memory Alloy Biomedical Devices. Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference 2016, National Harbor, Maryland, USA. Retrieved from http://toc.proceedings.com/

  • Menumerov, E., Marks, B.A., Dikin, D.A., Lee, F.X., Winslow, R.D., Guru, S., Sil, D., Borguet, E., Hutapea, P., Hughes, R.A., & Neretina, S. (2016). Sensing Hydrogen Gas from Atmospheric Pressure to a Hundred Parts per Million with Nanogaps Fabricated Using a Single-Step Bending Deformation. ACS Sensors, 1(1), pp. 73-80. American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00102

  • (2015). Smart Needle System for Robotics Surgery. Bandung, Indonesia https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7440136.

  • Konh, B., Lee, H.H., Martin, V.P., Zhao, V., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Robotic needling system for brachytherapy procedure. International Conference on Automation, Cognitive Science, Optics, Micro Electro-Mechanical System, and Information Technology (2015 ICACOMIT), Bandung, Indonesia: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Retrieved from http://toc.proceedings.com/

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). A Real-Time Simulation for Path Planning in Needle Insertion Tasks. Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems. ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2015-9086

  • Konh, B., Lee, H.H., Martin, V.P., Zhao, V., Han, D., Lee, H., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Design, Development and Evaluation of a Two Way Actuated Steerable Needle. Volume 2: Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2015-9084

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Finite Element Studies of Needle–Tissue Interactions for Percutaneous Procedures1. Journal of Medical Devices, 9(3). ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4030573

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). Closed loop control of a robot assisted smart flexible needle for percutaneous intervention. 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/embc.2015.7319187

  • Honarvar, M., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2015). X-ray Diffraction Investigations of Shape Memory NiTi Wire. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 24(8), pp. 3038-3048. doi: 10.1007/s11665-015-1574-2

  • Datla, N.V. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Flexure-Based Active Needle for Enhanced Steering Within Soft Tissue. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(4). doi: 10.1115/1.4030654

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Feasibility of Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuation for an Active Steerable Cannula. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(2). doi: 10.1115/1.4029557

  • Joseph, F.M., Kumar, M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). TU-AB-201-12: Effects of Tissue Interference On Electromagnetic Sensor and Ultrasound Imaging Sensing for Robot-Guided Needle Interventions. Medical Physics, 42(6Part31), pp. 3596-3596. Wiley. doi: 10.1118/1.4925550

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Kumar, M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). Development of Self-Actuating Flexible Needle System for Surgical Procedures1. Journal of Medical Devices, 9(2). ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4030221

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Design optimization study of a shape memory alloy active needle for biomedical applications. Med Eng Phys, 37(5), pp. 469-477. England. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2015.02.013

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Simulation and experimental studies of the SMA-activated needle behavior inside the tissue. SPIE Proceedings. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring: SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.2084287

  • Honarvar, M., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Investigation of crystal structures of one-way shape memory Nitinol wire actuators for active steerable needle. Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2015. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring: SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.2084352

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Computational design optimization of a SMA-based active steerable needle. SPIE Proceedings. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring: SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.2084314

  • Zhao, V., Lee, H.H., Martin, V.P., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Nitinol based flexible smart needle design. 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference (NEBEC). 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference (NEBEC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/nebec.2015.7117236

  • Konh, B., Lee, H., Lee, H.H., Zhao, V., Martin, V.P., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Towards the design and development of an active needle for therapeutic procedures. 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference (NEBEC). 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference (NEBEC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/nebec.2015.7117066

  • Zhao, Y., Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Joseph, F.O.M., Podder, T.K., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A.P., & Yu, Y. (2015). 3D Motion Planning for Robot-Assisted Active Flexible Needle Based on Rapidly-Exploring Random Trees. Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, pp. 360-367. doi: 10.12720/joace.3.5.360-367

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Kumar, M., Franz, K., Konh, B., Hutapea, P., Zhao, Y., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Podder, T.K. (2015). Control of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Flexible Needle Using Multimodal Sensory Feedbacks. Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, pp. 428-434. doi: 10.12720/joace.3.5.428-434

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Analysis Driven Design Optimization of SMA-Based Steerable Active Needle., pp. v002t02a007-v002t02a007. doi: 10.1115/smasis2014-7522

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Studies With SMA Actuated Needle for Steering Within Tissue. Volume 2: Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2014-7523

  • Zhao, Y., Joseph, F.O.M., Yan, K., Datla, N.V., Zhang, Y., Podder, T.K., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., & Yu, Y. (2014). Path planning for robot-assisted active flexible needle using improved Rapidly-Exploring Random trees. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/embc.2014.6943608

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Franz, K., Luan, Y., Zhao, Y., Datla, N., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2014). Development of a coordinated controller for robot-assisted shape memory alloy actuated needle for prostate brachytherapy. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/embc.2014.6943603

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Dynamic estimation of an active surgical needle deflection for brachytherapy procedures. 2014 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC). 2014 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/nebec.2014.6972843

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2014). A flexible active needle for steering in soft tissues. 2014 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC). 2014 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC): IEEE. doi: 10.1109/nebec.2014.6972769

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2014). A model to predict deflection of bevel-tipped active needle advancing in soft tissue. Med Eng Phys, 36(3), pp. 285-293. England. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.11.006

  • Honarvar, M., Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Study of unrecovered strain and critical stresses in one-way shape memory Nitinol. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23(8), pp. 2885-2893. doi: 10.1007/s11665-014-1077-6

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Koo, J.J.Y., Choi, D.J.W., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Podder, T.K., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Polyacrylamide phantom for self-actuating needle-tissue interaction studies. Med Eng Phys, 36(1), pp. 140-145. England. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.07.004

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Studies with sma actuated needle for steering within tissue. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS20147516

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Analysis driven design optimization of sma-based steerable active needle. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS20147522

  • Datla, N.V., Podder, T.K., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., & Hutapea, P. (2013). Mechanics of smart needle within tissue. 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, BMES 2013, Seattle, WA. Retrieved from https://www.bmes.org/

  • Datla, N.V. & Hutapea, P. (2013). Tissue-needle interaction mechanics of steerable smart needle. First International Translational Nanomedicine Conference (ITNANO), Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Retrieved from https://www.semanticscholar.org/

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2013). Modeling of an active surgical needle for prostate brachytheraphy. First International Translational Nanomedicine Conference (ITNANO), Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Retrieved from https://www.semanticscholar.org/

  • Podder, T.K., Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., Ellis, R., Dicker, A., & Yu, Y. (2013). SMA actuated smart needling system for brachytherapy. ASTRO-NCI-AAPM Joint Workshop: Technology for Innovation in Radiation Oncology, NIH-NCI, Bethesda, MD. Retrieved from https://www.astro.org/

  • Ruiz, B., Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2013). WE-A-108-08: Development of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Flexible Needle Control System for Prostate Brachytherapy. Medical Physics, 40(6Part28), pp. 467-467. Wiley. doi: 10.1118/1.4815501

  • Honarvar, M., Konh, B., Datla, N.V., Devlin, S., & Hutapea, P. (2013). Size effect on the critical stress of Nitinol wires. ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013, 1. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2013-3157

  • Datla, N.V. & Hutapea, P. (2013). Energy based model to predict the tissue-needle interaction mechanics of active surgical needles. ASME 2013 Conference on Frontiers in Medical Devices: Applications of Computer Modeling and Simulation, FMD 2013. doi: 10.1115/FMD2013-16159

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., & Hutapea, P. (2013). Application of SMA wire for an active steerable cannula. ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2013-3142

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2013). Finite element simulation of an active surgical needle for prostate brachytherapy. ASME 2013 Conference on Frontiers in Medical Devices: Applications of Computer Modeling and Simulation, FMD 2013. doi: 10.1115/FMD2013-16049

  • Datla, N.V., Honarvar, M., Nguyen, T.M., Konh, B., Darvish, K., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Podder, T.K., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Towards a nitinol actuator for an active surgical needle. ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012, 2, pp. 265-269. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2012-8204

  • Diloyan, G., Sobel, M., Das, K., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Effect of mechanical vibration on platinum particle agglomeration and growth in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell catalyst layers. Journal of Power Sources, 214, pp. 59-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.04.027

  • Ruiz, B., Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T.K. (2012). SMA Actuated Flexible Needle Control using EM Sensor Feedback for Prostate Brachytherapy. IEEE ICRA 2012 Needle Steering Workshop. Retrieved from https://www.cs.cmu.edu/

  • Strahs, P., Weaver, J., Breziner, L., Garant, C., Shaffer, K., Diloyan, G., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Development of a proof-of-concept hybrid electric fuel cell vehicle. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 4(3). doi: 10.1063/1.4718369

  • Diloyan, G., Breziner, L., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Development of a proof-of-concept proton exchange membrane fuel cell powered scooter. Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 9(3). doi: 10.1115/1.4006055

  • Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., & Yu, Y. (2012). A novel curvilinear approach for prostate seed implantation. Med Phys, 39(4), pp. 1887-1892. United States. doi: 10.1118/1.3694110

  • Honarvar, M., Nguyen, T.M., Koo, J., Choi, D., Kohn, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Smart Needle for Prostate Brachyteraphy. 6th College of Engineering Research Poster Competition, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Diloyan, G. & Hutapea, P. (2012). Platinum Dissolution in PEM Fuel Cell Under Mechanical Vibrations. 6th College of Engineering Research Poster Competition, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Datla, N.V., Honarvar, M., Nguyen, T.M., Podder, T.K., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Electro thermomechanical behavior of a smart actuator for an active surgical needle. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 6(1), pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1115/1.4026776

  • Datla, N.V., Koo, J.Y., Choi, D., Assari, S., Hemmasizadeh, A., Podder, T.K., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2012). Mechanical characterization of polyacrylamide for prostate tissuemimicking phantoms. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 6(1), pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1115/1.4026777

  • Diloyan, G. & Hutapea, P. (2011). Platinum dissolution in proton exchange membrane fuel cell under mechanical vibrations. ASME 2011 9th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology. Collocated with ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, FUELCELL 2011, pp. 223-229. doi: 10.1115/FuelCell2011-54944

  • Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., & Podder, T. (2011). Smart needling system for fully conformal radiation dose delivery in treating prostate cancer. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2011(PARTS A AND B), pp. 833-834. doi: 10.1115/SBC2011-53942

  • Nguyen, T.M. & Hutapea, P. (2011). Study of Mechanical Behavior of Shape Memory Alloy for Smart Needling System. 5th College of Engineering Research Poster Competition, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Diloyan, G. & Hutapea, P. (2010). PEM Fuel Cell Loses due to Vibration. https://www.knowledgefoundation.com/archive.aspx?id=1295, Boston, MA.

  • Strahs, P., Breziner, L., Weaver, J., Garant, C., Diloyan, G., Shaffer, K., & Hutapea, P. (2010). Development of a proof-of-concept series-hybrid vehicle utilizing multiple power sources. ASME 2010 8th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, FUELCELL 2010, 2, pp. 531-535. doi: 10.1115/FuelCell2010-33235

  • (2010). Development of a Hybrid PEM Fuel Cell Vehicle. 2010 World Green Energy Symposium (WGES), Philadelphia, PA.

  • Slovinsky, W.S. & Hutapea, P. (2010). Influence of Bolting Parameters on the Ultimate Tensile Strength and Stiffness of Composite-Metal Joints#. Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 38(2), pp. 261-271. Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/15397730903476316

  • Breziner, L., Strahs, P., Weaver, J., Garrant, C., Shaffer, K., & Hutapea, P. (2010). Range-Extended Hybrid Electric Vehicle Project. Penn State International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE): Symposium on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, State College, PA.

  • Podder, T.K., Hutapea, P., Darvish, K., Dicker, A., & Yu, Y. (2010). Smart needling system for fully conformal radiation dose delivery in treating prostate cancer. ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2010, 1, pp. 893-896. doi: 10.1115/smasis2010-3919

  • Breziner, L., Strahs, P., & Hutapea, P. (2010). Effect of vibration on the liquid water transport of pem fuel cells. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, 6, pp. 17-22. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2009-12062

  • Hutapea, P. (2009). Development of a proof-of-concept aircraft smart control system. Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2009, SMASIS2009, 2, pp. 291-294. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2009-1356

  • Altenderfer, C., Chang, F.N., & Hutapea, P. (2009). Pipetting Device for the Separation of Protein Complexes. Discovery to Commercialization Conference, The Nanotechnology Institute, The Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Luo, Y. & Hutapea, P. (2009). Design of a bone transport device using smart material actuators. Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 131(9), pp. 0910051-0910058. doi: 10.1115/1.3160314

  • Hutapea, P., Jacobs, K., Harper, M., Meyer, E., & Roth, B. (2009). Development of a proof-of-concept aircraftsmart control system. Aeronautical Journal, 113(1147), pp. 587-590. doi: 10.1017/S0001924000003249

  • Hutapea, P. (2008). Magnetostrictive alloy actuator for a bone transport device. Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2008, 1, pp. 789-794. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2008-499

  • Luo, Y. & Hutapea, P. (2008). Stress-strain behavior of a smart magnetostrictive actuator for a bone transport device. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 2(4). doi: 10.1115/1.2997331

  • (2008). Automated Pipetting Device for a 2-D Membrane Electrophoresis. The Nanotechnology Institute, Woodcock Washburn, LLP, Cira Center, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Breziner, L. & Hutapea, P. (2008). Influence of harsh environmental conditions on CFRP-aluminum single lap joints. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 80(4), pp. 371-377. doi: 10.1108/00022660810882737

  • Hutapea, P., Kim, J., Guion, A., Hanna, C., & Heulitt, N. (2008). Development of a smart wing. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, 80(4), pp. 439-444. Emerald. doi: 10.1108/00022660810882791

  • Breziner, L. & Hutapea, P. (2007). The Influence of Harsh Environmental Conditions on the Failure Mechanisms of Carbon Fiber-reinforced Composite-Metal Joints. 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Slovinsky, W.S. & Hutapea, P. (2007). The Influence of Bolting Parameters on the Failure Mechanisms of Fiber-reinforced Composite-Metal Joints. 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Luo, Y. & Hutapea, P. (2007). Development of a Bone Lengthening Device for Children. 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Shugar, A., Notis, M., Limata, L., Wong, D.N., Hutapea, P., & Rubin, H. (2007). Early Chinese Scissors and Shears: Category, Design and Shape: A Metallurgical Study. 34th International Symposium on Archaeometry, Zaragoza, Spain. Retrieved from https://research.si.edu/

  • Smith, M. & Hutapea, P. (2007). Surface engineering for adhesively bonded metal-composite joints. Journal of Ship Production, 23(2), pp. 72-81.

  • Hutapea, P. & Grenestedt, J.L. (2007). Modifying electric artworks to improve dimensional stability of microelectronic substrates. Microelectronics International, 24(1), pp. 15-22. doi: 10.1108/13565360710725892

  • Hutapea, P., Grenestedt, J.L., Modi, M., Mello, M., & Frutschy, K. (2006). Prediction of microelectronic substrate warpage using homogenized finite element models. Microelectronic Engineering, 83(3), pp. 557-569. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2005.12.009

  • Hutapea, P. (2005). Improving the Dimensional Stability of Electronic Substrates Influenced by Temperature and Moisture. Proceedings of IMECE, 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, Orlando, FL.

  • Allonardo, T., Bogicevic, B., & Hutapea, P. (2005). Influence of Extreme Temperature, Moisture and Vibration on Reliability of Electronics. IMAPS 2005: 38th International Symposium on Microelectronics, International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Shakespeare, W.J., Pearson, R., Grenestedt, J.L., Hutapea, P., & Gupta, V. (2005). MEMS integrated submount alignment for optoelectronics. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 23(2), pp. 504-509. doi: 10.1109/JLT.2004.841269

  • Hutapea, P., Grenestedt, J.L., Modi, M., Mello, M., & Frutschy, K. (2005). Prediction of microelectronic substrate warpage using homogenized thermomechanical finite element models. Proceedings of the ASME/Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Integration and Packaging of MEMS, NEMS, and Electronic Systems: Advances in Electronic Packaging 2005, PART B, pp. 1141-1145. doi: 10.1115/ipack2005-73122

  • Hutapea, P. & Grenestedt, J.L. (2004). Reducing warpage of printed circuit boards by using wavy traces. Journal of Electronic Packaging, Transactions of the ASME, 126(3), pp. 282-287. doi: 10.1115/1.1756591

  • Hutapea, P., Grenestedt, J.L., & IEEE (2004). Tuning of electric artworks of Printed Circuit Boards to reduce warpage. 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on ADVANCED PACKAGING MATERIALS: PROCESSES, PROPERTIES and INTERFACES, 2004 PROCEEDINGS, pp. 230-234. doi: 10.1109/ISAPM.2004.1288018

  • Grenestedt, J.L. & Hutapea, P. (2003). Influence of electric artwork on thermomechanical properties and warpage of printed circuit boards. Journal of Applied Physics, 94(1), pp. 686-696. doi: 10.1063/1.1580645

  • Hutapea, P., Yuan, F.G., & Pagano, N.J. (2003). Micro-stress prediction in composite laminates with high stress gradients. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 40(9), pp. 2215-2248. doi: 10.1016/S0020-7683(03)00018-0

  • Hutapea, P. & Grenestedt, J.L. (2003). Effect of temperature on elastic properties of woven-glass epoxy composites for printed circuit board applications. Journal of Electronic Materials, 32(4), pp. 221-227. doi: 10.1007/s11664-003-0213-0

  • Grenestedt, J.L. & Hutapea, P. (2002). Using waviness to reduce thermal warpage in printed circuit boards. Applied Physics Letters, 81(21), pp. 4079-4081. doi: 10.1063/1.1523635

  • Hutapea, P., Yuan, F., & Pagano, N.J. (2002). Microstress Prediction in Composite Laminates with High Stress Gradients. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 17th Technical Conference. The American Society for Composites 17th Technical Conference. Retrieved from http://www.asc-composites.org/

  • Hutapea, P. & Qiao, P. (2002). Micropolar in-plane shear and rotation moduli of unidirectional fiber composites with fiber-matrix interfacial debonding. Journal of Composite Materials, 36(11), pp. 1381-1399. doi: 10.1177/0021998302036011161

  • Hutapea, P., Yuan, F., & Pagano, N.J. (2001). Microstress Prediction from Composite Laminate Analysis Using Micropolar Theory. The 13th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-13), Beijing, China.

  • Hutapea, P. & Yuan, F.G. (1999). The effect of thermal aging on the Mode-I interlaminar fracture behavior of a high-temperature IM7/LaRC-RP46 composite. Composites Science and Technology, 59(8), pp. 1271-1286. doi: 10.1016/S0266-3538(98)00164-X

  • Yuan, F.G. & Hutapea, P. (1998). Mode-I fracture toughness of IM7/LaRC-RP46 composites under thermal aging. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, 3, pp. 2122-2127. doi: 10.2514/6.1998-1963

  • Wang, J., Graham, C., Hutapea, P., Setiawan, E., & Lee, G.K. (1996). A teleoperated mobile robocrane testbed for control algorithm verification. COMPUTERS and THEIR APPLICATIONS - PROCEEDINGS of the ISCA 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, pp. 7-10. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Wang, J., Graham, C., Hutapea, P., Setiawan, E., & Lee, G.K. (1995). A Mobile Manipulator System Using the Robocrane. Proceedings of International Society for Computers and Their Applications (ISCA) 10th International Conference, Indianapolis, IN.