Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2022 Novel 3-D Spacer Textiles to Protect Crops from Insect Infestation and That Enhance Plant GrowthAgriculture (Basel).  12:498-498. 2022
2021 Mosquito-Textile Physics: A Mathematical Roadmap to Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday Life.Insects.  12:636. 2021
2021 New Mosquitocide Derived From Volcanic Rock.Journal of Medical Entomology.  58:458-464. 2021
2021 Transparent and high barrier plasma functionalized acrylic coated cellulose triacetate filmsProgress in Organic Coatings.  150:105988-105988. 2021
2020 Sustainable atmospheric-pressure plasma treatment of cellulose triacetate (CTA) films for electronicsJournal of Applied Physics.  128. 2020
2020 Highly tunable bioadhesion and optics of 3D printable PNIPAm/cellulose nanofibrils hydrogels.Carbohydrate Polymers.  234:115898. 2020
2020 Auxetic deformation of the weft-knitted Miura-ori foldTextile Research Journal.  90:617-630. 2020
2019 Fabric infused with a botanical repellent for protection against mosquitoesJournal of the Textile Institute.  110:1468-1474. 2019
2019 Unique thermo-responsivity and tunable optical performance of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-cellulose nanocrystal hydrogel films.Carbohydrate Polymers.  208:495-503. 2019
2018 Study of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) grafted cotton fabrics initiated by atmospheric pressure plasmaApplied Surface Science.  453:182-191. 2018
2018 Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Grafting of a Vinyl-Quaternary Compound to Nonwoven Polypropylene and CottonJournal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics.  13:155892501801300-155892501801300. 2018
2018 Desizing of PVA sized pet/cotton fabrics with atmospheric pressure plasmaCellulose.  25:869-881. 2018
2018 Surface-Engineered Blood Adsorption Device for Hyperphosphatemia Treatment.ASAIO Journal.  64:389-394. 2018
2017 Desizing of starch sized cotton fabrics with atmospheric pressure plasmaCellulose.  24:5685-5695. 2017
2015 Plasma-Assisted Preparation of High-Performance Chitosan Nanofibers/Gauze Composite BandagesInternational Journal of Polymeric Materials.  64:709-717. 2015
2014 Conformal atomic layer deposition of alumina on millimeter tall, vertically-aligned carbon nanotube arrays.ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  6:19135-19143. 2014
2013 Copper-encapsulated vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays.ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  5:10774-10781. 2013
2013 Novel atmospheric plasma enhanced chitosan nanofiber/gauze composite wound dressingsJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  129:916-923. 2013
2013 Multifunctional and Durable Nanofiber-Fabric-Layered Composite for Protective ApplicationJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  128:1219-1226. 2013
2013 Atmospheric plasma application to improve adhesion of electrospun nanofibers onto protective fabricJournal of Adhesion Science and Technology.  27:924-938. 2013
2012 Cardiac tissue development for delivery of embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial and cardiac cells in natural matrices.Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials.  100:2060-2072. 2012
2012 Novel Atmospheric Plasma Enhanced Silk Fibroin Nanofiber/Gauze Composite Wound DressingsJournal of Fibre Bioengineering and Informatics.  5:227-242. 2012
2012 Plasma-Electrospinning Hybrid Process and Plasma Pretreatment to Improve Adhesive Properties of Nanofibers on Fabric SurfacePlasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing.  32:275-291. 2012
2011 Multifunctional ZnO/Nylon 6 nanofiber mats by an electrospinning-electrospraying hybrid process for use in protective applications.Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.  12:055004. 2011
2011 Analysis of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Parameters During Treatment of Polyethylene Terephthalate FilmsJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  121:1875-1884. 2011
2011 Durable antibacterial Ag/polyacrylonitrile (Ag/PAN) hybrid nanofibers prepared by atmospheric plasma treatment and electrospinningEuropean Polymer Journal.  47:1402-1409. 2011
2011 A Facile Approach to Fabricate Porous Nylon 6 Nanofibers Using Silica NanotemplateJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  120:425-433. 2011
2011 Atmospheric Plasma Treatment of Pre-Electrospinning Polymer Solution: A Feasible Method to Improve ElectrospinnabilityJournal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics.  49:115-122. 2011
2011 One-step synthesis of silver nanoparticle-filled nylon 6 nanofibers and their antibacterial propertiesJournal of Materials Chemistry.  21:10330-10335. 2011
2010 Electrospun Ultrathin Nylon Fibers for Protective ApplicationsJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  116:2181-2187. 2010
2009 The design and testing of a dual fiber textile matrix for accelerating surface hemostasis.Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials.  91:381-389. 2009
2007 Grafting of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) onto nylon and polystyrene surfaces by atmospheric plasma treatment followed with free radical graft copolymerizationJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  104:3614-3621. 2007
2007 New functionalities of PA6,6 fabric modified by atmospheric pressure plasma and grafted glycidyl methacrylate derivativesTextile Research Journal.  77:92-104. 2007
2006 Functional finishing of nonwoven fabrics. I. Accessibility of surface modified PET spunbond by atmospheric pressure He/O-2 plasma treatmentJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  100:4306-4310. 2006
2005 Poly(vinyl alcohol) desizing mechanism via atmospheric pressure plasma exposurePlasma Processes and Polymers.  2:702-708. 2005
2005 Effects of helium atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on low-stress mechanical properties of polypropylene nonwoven fabricsTextile Research Journal.  75:771-778. 2005
2005 Helium/oxygen atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on poly(ethylene terephthalate) and poly(trimethylene terephthalate) knitted fabrics: Comparison of low-stress mechanical/surface chemical propertiesFibers and Polymers.  6:113-120. 2005
2004 Investigation into etching mechanism of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) films treated in helium and oxygenated-helium atmospheric plasmasJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  94:2383-2389. 2004
2004 Surface modification of organic polymer films treated in atmospheric plasmasJournal of Electrochemical Society.  151:C495-C501. 2004
2003 The effect of etching on low-stress mechanical properties of polypropylene fabrics under helium/oxygen atmospheric pressure plasmaFibers and Polymers.  4:145-150. 2003
2003 Effect of atmospheric plasma treatment on desizing of PVA on cottonTextile Research Journal.  73:670-674. 2003
2003 Surface analysis of cotton fabrics fluorinated in radio-frequency plasmaJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  88:2038-2047. 2003
2003 Effects of atmospheric pressure helium/air plasma treatment on adhesion and mechanical properties of aramid fibersJournal of Adhesion Science and Technology.  17:847-860. 2003
2003 The Use of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment in Desizing PVA on Viscose FabricsJournal of Industrial Textiles.  32:223-232. 2003
2002 Modifying nylon and polypropylene fabrics with atmospheric pressure plasmasTextile Research Journal.  72:491-498. 2002
2002 Atmospheric pressure helium plus oxygen plasma treatment of ultrahigh modulus polyethylene fibersJournal of Adhesion Science and Technology.  16:449-457. 2002
2002 The effect of atmospheric pressure helium plasma treatment on the surface and mechanical properties of ultrahigh-modulus polyethylene fibersJournal of Adhesion Science and Technology.  16:99-107. 2002
2000 Estimation of the axial tensile modulus of a particle-reinforced composite fiber with variable radiusComposites Science and Technology.  60:2731-2737. 2000
1996 An automated torsion balance for investigation of microstructure of single filaments .1. PolypropyleneJournal of Applied Polymer Science.  61:293-306. 1996
Mosquito Blood Feeding Prevention Using an Extra-Low DC Voltage Charged ClothInsects.  14:405-405.


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2008 Safety Evaluation in the Development of Medical Devices and Combination Products 2008


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2013 19 Hemostatic wound dressings.  563-589. 2013
2013 Hemostatic wound dressings.  563-589. 2013
2004 The effects of atmospheric pressure plasma treatments on adhesion and mechanical properties of high-performance fibers for composites.  3-24. 2004
2000 Comfort and Barrier Effectiveness of Microporous Films and Laminates.  87-87-15. 2000
2000 Liquid Penetration Pressures for Fabrics Tested in Compression.  423-423-14. 2000
2000 Protective Textile Particulate Penetration Screening.  155-155-7. 2000
2000 The Relationship Between Porosity and Barrier Effectiveness of Some Shell Fabrics Used in Protective Apparel.  297-297-15. 2000
1997 A Novel Apparatus for Measuring the Penetration of Chemical Vapors Through Air Permeable Materials.  16-25. 1997
1997 Bloodborne Hazard Protective Apparel with Reasonable Comfort.  176-189. 1997

Conference Paper

Year Title
1999 A chitosan composite material for bone replacementProceedings of the First Joint BMES/EMBS Conference. 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (Cat. No.99CH37015). 729-vol.2. 1999
1997 A novel composite for bone replacementPROCEEDINGS OF THE 1997 16TH SOUTHERN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE. 257-259. 1997

Full Name

  • Marian McCord