Conference Papers

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201962S.K. Saunders, S. Cole, S. Toldo, J.S. Soares, Effects of ECM Density on the Inflammatory Foreign Body Reaction of Engineering Tissue Vascular Grafts, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2019), Philadelphia, PA, 2019.
 61J. Bracamonte, J.S. Wilson, J.S. Soares, Inverse FEM Scheme to Estimate Regional Aortic Mechanical Properties from in vivo DENSE MR Imaging, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2019), Philadelphia, PA, 2019.
 60J. Bracamonte, S.K. Saunders, S. Cole, G. Annohene, G. Tepper, J.S. Soares, In vitro degradation of electrospun polycaprolactone tissue engineering scaffolds under cyclic dynamic loading, Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2019), Seven Springs, PA, 2019.
201859J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, The role of dynamic mechanical stimuli on extracellular matrix synthesis and stiffness in cardiovascular tissue engineering, 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
 58J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, R. Avazmohammadi, J.H Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, The role of myocardium compressibility in organ-level simulations of actively contracting healthy and infarcted hearts, 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
201757J.S. Soares, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, LV free wall 3D kinematics in healthy and infarcted hearts – adaptation and remodeling, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2017), Phoenix, AZ, 2017.
 56J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, Putting on the squeeze – why you need compressibility to model actively contracting myocardium, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2017), Phoenix, AZ, 2017
 55J.S. Soares, W. Zhang, M.S. Sacks, Finding the mechanical properties of de novo engineered tissue in needled-nonwoven scaffolds, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2017), Phoenix, AZ, 2017.
 54D.S. Li, R. Avazmohammadi, J.S. Soares, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, An integrated simulation-experimental approach to determine three-dimensional strain energy density function parameters: application to viable myocardium, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2017), Phoenix, AZ, 2017
 53R. Avazmohammadi, E. Mendiola, J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, J. Graves, R. Dixon, E. Hsu, M.S. Sacks, In silico organ-level modeling of murine cardiac function: application to pulmonary arterial hypertension, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2017), Phoenix, AZ, 2017
 52J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, E. Lai, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, The impact of myocardium compressibility in computational simulations of the healthy and infarcted heart, Proceedings of the 14th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM14), Montreal, Canada, 2017.
 51J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, E. Lai, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, Modeling of myocardium compressibility and its impact in computational simulations of the healthy and infarcted heart, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH2017), Toronto, Canada, 2017.
 50D.S. Li, R. Avazmohammadi, J.S. Soares, J.A. Burdick, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, Characterizing the Three-Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Passive Myocardium Injected with Hydrogels Using a Novel Numerical-Experimental Inverse Modeling Approach, Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2017), Tucson, AZ, 2017
 49J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, E. Lai, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, Modeling of myocardium compressibility and its impact in computational simulations of the functioning heart, Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2017), Tucson, AZ, 2017
 48J.S. Soares, W. Zhang, M.S. Sacks, Determination of the mechanical properties of de novo engineered tissue in needled-nonwoven scaffolds, Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2017), Tucson, AZ, 2017
 47J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, Explicit modeling of myocardium compressibility in the functioning heart, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2017), Pittsburgh, PA, 2017
 46J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the role of dynamical mechanical stimuli on dense connective tissue formation and properties in cardiovascular tissue engineering, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2017), Pittsburgh, PA, 2017
201645J.S. Soares, Modeling the enhancement of extracellular matrix quantity and quality in large-deformation mechanically-conditioned tissue engineering, Proceedings of the UTAustin|Portugal Workshop on Nonlinear Mechanics and Applications in Life Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal (2016)
 44D.S. Li, R. Avazmohammadi, J.S. Soares, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, A novel numerical-experimental inverse modeling approach to investigate the passive three-dimensional mechanical properties of ovine myocardium, Proceedings of the EUROMECH Colloquium 585: Advanced Experimental Methods in Tissue Biomechanics, Burg Warberg, Germany, 2016
 43J.S. Soares, D.S. Li, S. Raut, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, In silico organ-level modeling of infarcted myocardium and cardiac function impairment, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2016), Minneapolis, MN, 2016
 42D.S. Li, J.S. Soares, J.G. Lesicko, R. Avazmohammadi, J.H. Gorman III, R.C. Gorman, M.S. Sacks, A novel numerical-experimental inverse modeling approach to investigate the time-evolving three-dimensional mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium, Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2016), National Harbor, MD, 2016
201541J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the enhancement of extracellular matrix quantity and quality in large-deformation mechanically-conditioned tissue engineering, Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science Meeting (SES215), College Station, TX, 2015
 40J.S. Soares, A. D’Amore, J.A. Stella, W. Zhang, J.E. Mayer Jr., W.R. Wagner, M.S. Sacks, Extracting the Enhancement of Extracellular Matrix Production and Stiffness in Large-Deformation Mechanically-Conditioned Heart Valve Tissue Engineering, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2015), Tampa, FL, 2015
 39J.S. Soares, J.A. Stella, A. D’Amore, W. Zhang, W.R. Wagner, J.E. Mayer Jr., M.S. Sacks, Modeling the enhancement of extracellular matrix quantity and quality in large-deformation mechanically-conditioned heart valve tissue engineering. Proceedings of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2015), Snowbird Resort, UT, 2015
 38J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the enhancement of extracellular matrix quantity and quality in large-deformation mechanically-conditioned heart valve tissue engineering, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2014), San Antonio, TX, 2014
 37J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the role of dynamic mechanical conditioning on dense connective tissue formation in heart valve tissue engineering, 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, 2014
201436D. Bluestein, P. Zhang, C. Gao, J. Sheriff, S. Pothapragada, N. Zhang, M. Livelli, J.S. Soares, M.J. Slepian, Y. Deng, Multiscale modeling of flow induced thrombosis using dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) and coarse grained molecular dynamics (CGMD), 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, 2014
 35J.S. Soares, T.L. Bao, F. Sotiropoulos, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the role of oscillatory flow and dynamic mechanical conditioning on dense connective tissue formation in mesenchymal stem cell derived heart valve tissue engineering, Proceedings of the WCCM-ECCM-ECFD2014, Barcelona, Spain, 2014
 34J.S. Soares, T.L. Bao, F. Sotiropoulos, M.S. Sacks, The role of oscillatory flow and dynamic mechanical conditioning on dense connective tissue formation in mesenchymal stem cell derived heart valve tissue engineering, Proceedings of the BMES 2014 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference (CMBE2014), La Jolla, CA, 2014
201333J.S. Soares, T.L. Bao, F. Sotiropoulos, M.S. Sacks, The role of cyclic flexure and oscillatory shear stress on mesenchymal stem cell proliferation and extracellular matrix production in engineered heart valve tissue formation, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2019), Seattle, WA, 2013
 32C. Gao, P. Zhang, M. Livelli, J. Sheriff, J.S. Soares, S. Pothapragada, N. Zhang, Y. Deng, D. Bluestein, Multiscale modeling of fine-grained platelet suspension in coarse-grained shear flow using molecular dynamics and dissipative particle dynamics, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2013), Seattle, WA, 2013
 31D. Bluestein, J.S. Soares, P. Zhang, C. Gao, S. Pothapragada, N. Zhang, M.J. Slepian, Y. Deng, Multiscale Modeling of Flow Induced Thrombogenicity with Dissipative Particle Dynamics (DPD) and Molecular Dynamics (MD), Proceedings of the ASME/FDA 2013 Frontiers in Medical Devices: Applications of Computer Modeling and Simulation, Washington, DC, 2013
 30J.S. Soares, T.L. Bao, F. Sotiropoulos, M.S. Sacks, Modeling the role of oscillatory flow and dynamic mechanical conditioning on dense connective tissue formation in mesenchymal stem cell derived heart valve tissue engineering, Proceedings of the ASME/FDA 2013 Frontiers in Medical Devices: Applications of Computer Modeling and Simulation, Washington, DC, 2013
 29J.S. Soares, T.L. Bao, F. Sotiropoulos, M.S. Sacks, Simulation of the role of oscillatory shear stress on mesenchymal stem cell proliferation and extracellular matrix production in engineered heart valve tissue formation, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2013), Sunriver, OR, 2013
 28P. Zhang, J. Sheriff, J.S. Soares, C. Gao, S. Pothapragada, N. Zhang, Y. Deng, D. Bluestein, Multiscale modeling of flow induced thrombogencity using dissipative particle dynamics and coarse grained molecular dynamics, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2013), Sunriver, OR, 2013
 27M.S. Sacks, J.S. Soares, Simulation of the role of oscillatory shear stress on mesenchymal stem cell proliferation and extracellular matrix production in engineered heart valve tissue formation, Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Joint Congress of the Society for Heart Valve Disease and Heart Valve Society of America, Venice, Italy, 2013
 26J.S. Soares, M.S. Sacks, A nutrient-cell-matrix triphasic mixture model of growth of tissue engineering constructs, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (CMBBE2011), Salt Lake City, UT, 2013
 25D. Bluestein, J.S. Soares, P. Zhang, C. Gao, S. Pothapragada, N. Zhang, M. Slepian, Y. Deng, Multiscale modeling of flow induced thrombogenicity using dissipative particle dynamics and molecular dynamics, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 2nd Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB2013), Boston, MA, 2013
201224W-C. Chiu, M. Xenos, G. Girdhar, J.S. Soares, Y. Alemu, B. Lynch, J. Jesty, S. Einav, M. Slepian, D. Bluestein, Comparative thrombogenic potential of ventricular assist devices: the impact of device thrombogenicity emulation methodology, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2012), Atlanta, GA, 2012
 23J.S. Soares, C. Gao, J. Sheriff, Y. Alemu, P. Zhang, S. Pothapragada, G. Yu, Y. Deng, D. Bluestein, Multiscale Modeling of Shear Induced Platelet Activation Using Dissipative Particle Dynamics and Molecular Dynamics, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES2012), Atlanta, GA, 2012
 22J.S. Soares, J. Sheriff, D. Bluestein, A mathematical model for shear-induced platelet activation in response to time dependent shear stress histories, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2012), Fajardo, Porto Rico, 2012
 21J. Sheriff, M. Xenos, J.S. Soares, J. Jesty, D. Bluestein, Evaluation of platelet activation models with dynamic shear stress in vitro experiments, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2012), Fajardo, Porto Rico, 2012
201120J.S. Soares, Modeling polymer degradation and erosion for biodegradable biomedical implant design, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering (CMMSE2011), Benidorm, Spain, 2011
 19J.S. Soares, Modeling polymer degradation and erosion for biodegradable biomedical implant design, Proceedings of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics and Biomedical Applications (dedicated to Prof. Adélia Sequeira on the occasion of her 60th birthday), Universidade dos Açores, Portugal, Jun 2011
 18J.S. Soares, P. Zunino, Modelação Multi-Escala do Processo de Degradação e Erosão de Polímeros Biodegradáveis, Livro de Actas do 4º Congresso de Nacional de Biomecânica, Coimbra, Portugal, 2011
201017J.S. Soares, P. Zunino, A multiscale mixture model for polymer degradation and erosion, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Naples, FL, 2010
 16J.E. Moore, Jr., J.S. Soares, K.R. Rajagopal, Modeling of biodegradable stents subjected to physiologic loading, Proceedings of the FDA & NHLBI 3rd Annual Workshop on Computer Methods and Cardiovascular Devices: The integration of nonclinical and computer methods, Rockville, MD, 2010
 15J.S. Soares, S. Minisini, P. Zunino, Multiscale analysis of degradable polymers: from nanoscale to macroscale modeling, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of Physiological Flows, Chia Laguna, Italy, 2010
 14J.S. Soares, P. Zunino, A multiscale mixture approach to describe polymer degradation and erosion, Proceedings of the Endovascular Biomechanics Research Symposium (EBRS2010), Marseille, France, 2010
200913J.S. Soares, P. Zunino, A mathematical model for water uptake, degradation and erosion of polydisperse biodegradable polymers, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting (BMES2009), Pittsburgh, PA, 2009
 12J.S. Soares, K.R. Rajagopal, J.E. Moore, Jr., A constitutive model for deformation induced degradation of polymers: inflation and extension of a degradable cylindrical annulus, Proceedings of the 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisboa, Portugal, 2009
 11J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Constitutive model of deformation induced degradation of polymers for application in biodegradable stent design, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability and Failure (IRF2009), Porto, Portugal, 2009
 10J.S. Soares, Constitutive modeling of biodegradable polymers for tissue engineering scaffolds, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Tissue Engineering, Leiria, Portugal, 2009
 9J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Mechanics of deformation-induced degradation of poly(L-lactic acid) endovascular stents, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2009), Lake Tahoe, CA, 2009.
20088J. S. Soares, M.A. Grunlan, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Constitutive modeling for biodegradable nonlinear polymers with application in biodegradable endovascular stents, Proceedings of the Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology (HSEMB2008), Houston, TX, 2008
20077J.E. Moore, Jr., M. Moreno, J.S. Soares, L.H. Timmins, C. Meyer, Stented artery biomechanics and design rationale for biodegradation, Proceedings of the 44th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science Meeting (SES2007), College Station, TX, 2007
 6J.S. Soares, Constitutive modeling of biodegradable nonlinear polymers for application in the medical field, Proceedings of the 44th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science Meeting (SES2007), College Station, TX, 2007
 5J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Constitutive model of biodegradable nonlinear polymeric materials for applications in the biomedical field, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2007), Keystone, CO, 2007
20064J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Biomechanical Modeling of Biodegradation, Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting (BMES2006), Chicago, IL, 2006
 3J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Theoretical modeling of cyclically loaded biodegradable cylinders, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME-SBC2006), Amelia Island, FL, 2006
 2J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Theoretical modeling of cyclically loaded biodegradable cylinders, Proceedings of the III European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM2006), Springer, Lisboa, Portugal, 2006
 1J.S. Soares, J.E. Moore, Jr., K.R. Rajagopal, Modeling Strategies for Biodegradable Stents, Proceedings of the Endovascular Biomechanics Research Symposium (EBRS2006), Marseille, France, 2006

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