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Refereed Journal Articles (Published):

Texas State student names are underlined.


  1. Jitendra S. Tate, Adekunle T. Akinola, Sergio Espinoza, Swapnil Gaikwad, Dinesh Kumar Kannabiran Vasudevan, Stephen Sprenger and Kunal Kumar, “Tension-tension fatigue performance and stiffness degradation of nanosilica modified glass fiber reinforced composites”, Journal of Composites Materials, Sage Publications, May 2017,
  2. Tate, J. , Hernandez, R.A., Hanks, C., Trybula, W., & Fazarro, D (2016). “Addressing ethical and safety issues of nanotechnology in health and medicine in undergraduate engineering and technology curriculum”, Global Journal of Engineering Education, 18 (1), pp 30-34. Published
  3. D. Fazarro, C. Hanks, J. Tate, and W. Trybula, and (2016). “Introducing Engineering And Technology Majors To Nano-Safety And Ethics”, The Technology Interface International Journal (TIIJ). Published Volume 17, Number 1, Fall/Winter 2016, pp 5-17.  
  4. J. Tate, S. Espinoza, D. Habbit, C. Hanks, W. Trybula, and D. Fazarro, "Military and National Security Implications of Nanotechnology", Journal of Technology Studies, Issue 1, Volume XLI, Spring 2015.
  5. D. Fazarro, J. Tate, W. Trybula, C. Hanks, R. McLean, S. Dutta, and A. Mokhtari, “Evaluating Students’ Perceptions for the Ethics Module Content in Nanotechnology Safety: Meeting the Needs for Post-Secondary Students in STEM Areas”, Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, vol. 31, no. 1, Jan-March 2015.
  6. R. K. Pandey, W. A. Stapleton, J. S. Tate, A. K. Bandyopadhyay, I. Sutanto, S. Sprissler and S. Lin. “Applications of CCTO supercapacitor in energy storage and electronics” AIP Advances, 25 vol.3, issue 6., June 2013,

DOI: 10.1063/1.4812709

  1. J. S. Tate, S.Gaikwad, N. Theodoropoulou, E. Trevino, and J. H. Koo, “Carbon/phenolic nanocomposites as advanced thermal protection material in aerospace applications”, Journal of Composites, Hindwai Publications, vol. 2013, Article ID 403656, 9 pages, June 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/403656.
  2. J. Koo, M. Natali, J. Tate, and M. Mensah, “A Review of Polymer Nanocomposites as Advanced Thermal Protection Materials”, International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion, Accepted April 2013
  3. J.S. Tate, Esmer Trevino, Swapnil Gaikwad, Stephen Sprenger, Isidro Rosas, and Matt Andrews,Low-velocity impact studies on glass reinforced composites using rubber micro-particles and silica nano-particles modified epoxy resin”, Journal of Nanoscience, Nanoengineering, and Applications, vol. 3, issue 1, ISSN: 2231-1777, January 2013.
  4. S.Gaikwad, J. S. Tate, N. Theodoropoulou, and J. H. Koo , “Electrical And Mechanical Properties Of PA11 Blended With Nanographene Platelets Using Industrial Twin Screw Extruder For Selective Laser Sintering”, Journal of Composites Materials,  vol. 47, issue 23, pp. 2973-2986,  October 2013, Available online September 2012.

  1. J.S. Tate, S. Gaikwad, C. J. Jacobs, W. Stapleton, N. Theodoropoulou, and J. H. Koo, “PA11 Blended With Nanographene Platelets Using Sonication For ESD Applications, Nanotrends - A Journal of Nanotechnology & its Applications, vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 18-31, August 2012.
  2. C. Jacobs, J. S. Tate, B. Olson, N. Theodoropoulou, and J. Koo, “Thermal characterization of nylon 11 / nanographene platelet nanocomposites” , Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1799–1805(7), March 2012
  3. J. S. Tate, D. Kabakov, and J.Koo, “Carbon/phenolic nanocomposites for ablative applications”, SAMPE Journal, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 36-43, May/June 2011.
  4. D. Kabakov, J. S. Tate, and J. Koo, “Effect of dispersion techniques on flammability and mechanical properties of phenolic/E-glass nanocomposites”, Journal of Fire Science, Sage Publications, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 387-402, September 2011.
  5. J. S. Tate, A. T. Akinola, and D. Kabakov, “Biobased nanocomposites: an alternative to traditional composites”, Journal of Technology Studies, vol. XXXV, no. 1, pp. 25-32, 2009.
  6. J. S. Tate, A. D. Kelkar, and V. A. Kelkar, “Minimizing scatter in load-controlled fatigue test data of textile polymeric composites using statistical techniques”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 283-292, 2009.
  7. J. S. Tate and A.D. Kelkar, “Stiffness degradation modeling of biaxial braided composites”, Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 548-555, 2008.
  8. J. S. Tate and V. Sriraman, “Developing research aptitude in senior year manufacturing engineering students”, UICEE’s World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, vol. 6, no.2, pp. 267-70, 2007.
  9. J. S. Tate and V. Sriraman,  “Project based approach to teaching of ‘computer aided engineering’ to a multidisciplinary student population”, UICEE’s World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 71-74, 2007.
  10. X. Tang, J. Whitcomb, A. D. Kelkar, and J. S. Tate, “Progressive failure analysis of 2x2 braided composites exhibiting multiscale heterogeneity”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 66, issue 14, pp. 2580-2590, 2006.
  11. J. S. Tate A. D. Kelkar, and J. D. Whitcomb, “Effect of braid angle on fatigue performance of biaxial braided composites”, International Journal of Fatigue, vol.28, issue 10, pp. 1239-124, 2006.
  12. A. D. Kelkar, J. S. Tate, and R. Bolick, “Structural integrity of aerosapce textile composites under fatigue loading”, Materials Science and Engineering: B, vol. 132, issues 1-2, pp. 79-84, 2006.
  13. A. D. Kelkar, J. S. Tate, and P. Chaphalkar, “Performance evaluation of VARTM manufactured textile composites for aerospace and defense applications”, Materials Science and Engineering: B, vol. 132, issues 1-2, pp. 126-128, 2006.
  14. A. D. Kelkar and J. S. Tate, “Low cost manufacturing of textile composite using VARTM process”, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Research, vol. 1, 2004.