Works (21)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 16:19

2023 journal article

Efficient Poisson’s Ratio Evaluation of Weft-Knitted Auxetic Metamaterials

Textiles.

By: K. Luan*, Z. Newman*, A. West*, K. Lee* & S. Rokkam*

Source: ORCID
Added: July 16, 2023

2023 journal article

Frequency Characteristics of High Strain Rate Compressions of C<sub>f</sub>-MWCNTs/SiC Composites

CERAMICS-SWITZERLAND, 6(4), 1991–2007.

By: K. Luan*, C. Ming*, X. Fang n & J. Liu

author keywords: ceramic matrix composite; carbon fibers; carbon nanotubes (CNTs); high strain rate; frequency characteristics; Hilbert transform
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: October 6, 2023

2023 journal article

Mosquito Blood Feeding Prevention Using an Extra-Low DC Voltage Charged Cloth

INSECTS, 14(5).

By: K. Luan*, M. McCord n, A. West*, G. Cave n, N. Travanty n, C. Apperson n, R. Roe n

author keywords: mosquito; electric; textile; probing; protection; low-voltage
TL;DR: A novel 3-D textile was developed based on the mosquito head structure that when charged with 15 volts was 100% effective in preventing mosquito blood feeding across an artificial membrane to demonstrate for the first time the use of a biomimetic, mosquito-repelling technology to prevent blood feeding using extra-low energy consumption. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 25, 2023

2023 journal article

Synthesis and antibacterial activity of Schiff base-pyridine quaternary ammonium salt-halamine compounds on cotton fabrics

Cellulose, 1.

By: X. Tang*, Z. Zhang*, L. Jing*, K. Luan*, S. Zhou & T. Zhang*

Source: ORCID
Added: September 27, 2023

2022 article

New insight into the flexural rigidity of multi-filament yarn

Luan, K., Kirkwood, E., Newman, Z., West, A., & DenHartog, E. (2022, August 1). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 8.

By: K. Luan*, E. Kirkwood*, Z. Newman*, A. West* & E. DenHartog*

author keywords: Three-point bending; pretension; spun yarn; conductive yarn; flexural rigidity; knittability
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 2, 2022

2022 journal article

Novel 3-D Spacer Textiles to Protect Crops from Insect Infestation and That Enhance Plant Growth

AGRICULTURE-BASEL, 12(4).

By: G. Cave n, A. West n, M. McCord n, B. Koene*, J. Beck*, J. Deguenon n, K. Luan n, R. Roe n

author keywords: insect control; organic farming; non-insecticidal; spacer fabric; enhanced plant growth
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 1, 2022

2021 journal article

Mosquito-Textile Physics: A Mathematical Roadmap to Insecticide-Free, Bite-Proof Clothing for Everyday Life

Insects, 12(7), 636.

By: K. Luan n, A. West*, M. McCord n, E. DenHartog*, Q. Shi*, I. Bettermann*, J. Li*, N. Travanty n ...

author keywords: mosquito; bite-proof garment; model; textile; non-insecticidal; physical barrier
TL;DR: A mathematical model for fabric barriers that resist bites from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes based on textile physical structure and no insecticides is reported, derived from mosquito morphometrics and analysis of mosquito biting behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: July 14, 2021

2020 journal article

Development of an Insecticide-Free Trapping Bednet to Control Mosquitoes and Manage Resistance in Malaria Vector Control: A New Way of Thinking

Insects, 11(11), 732.

By: C. Mouhamadou n, K. Luan n, B. Fodjo*, A. West n, M. McCord n, C. Apperson n, R. Roe n

author keywords: malaria; vector control; insecticide resistance; long-lasting bednet; vector control failure; trapping bednet; permanet 2; 0
TL;DR: An insecticide-free mosquito trapping bednet for mass mosquito trapping and killing, the “T-Net” is designed and developed and its efficacy is shown compared to a conventional LLIN in Africa and Mathematical models were developed to predict T-Net efficacy in individual homes and at the community level. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: October 29, 2020

2020 journal article

Poly(ε-Caprolactone) Resorbable Auxetic Designed Knitted Scaffolds for Craniofacial Skeletal Muscle Regeneration

Bioengineering, 7(4), 134.

By: M. Deshpande n, A. West n, S. Bernacki n, K. Luan n & M. King n

author keywords: auxetic design; biodegradable; craniofacial microsomia; knitted textile; muscle scaffold; negative Poisson&#8217; s ratio
TL;DR: This study can facilitate the understanding and engineering of textile-based scaffolds for tissues/organs and paves a pathway to emerge the NPR textiles into tissue engineering, which has an extensive potential for biomedical end-uses. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: ORCID
Added: October 26, 2020

2019 journal article

Auxetic deformation of the weft-knitted Miura-ori fold

Textile Research Journal, 90(5-6), 617–630.

By: K. Luan n, A. West*, E. DenHartog* & M. McCord n

author keywords: negative Poisson's ratio; auxetic structure; knitted fabric; finite element analysis; curling
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: November 11, 2019

2019 journal article

Fabric infused with a botanical repellent for protection against mosquitoes

The Journal of The Textile Institute, 110(10), 1468–1474.

By: L. Halbkat*, K. Luan*, G. Cave n, M. McCord n, M. Roe n, E. DenHartog*, N. Travanty n, C. Apperson n, A. West*

Contributors: L. Halbkat*, K. Luan*, G. Cave n, M. McCord n, M. Roe n, E. DenHartog*, N. Travanty n, C. Apperson n, A. West*

author keywords: Infused; repellent; fabric; protective; garment; insect
TL;DR: The treatment method is user-friendly, enabling consumers to treat their clothing with an organic insect repellent as opposed to applying a synthetic chemical to their clothing and skin. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: May 20, 2019

2019 journal article

High strain rate compressive response of the C-f/SiC composite

CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 45(6), 6812–6818.

By: K. Luan n, J. Liu, B. Sun*, W. Zhang*, J. Hu*, X. Fang n, C. Ming*, E. Song*

Contributors: K. Luan n, J. Liu, B. Sun*, W. Zhang*, J. Hu*, X. Fang n, C. Ming*, E. Song*

author keywords: Ceramic matrix composite; Compression; Strain rate sensitivity; Energy absorption; Damage morphology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 25, 2019

2018 journal article

Microstructural effects on effective piezoelectric responses of textured PMN-PT ceramics

Acta Materialia, 145, 62–70.

author keywords: Piezoelectrics; Effective property; Ceramics; PMN-PT; Phase-field simulations
Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2015 journal article

Energy absorption of three-dimensional angle-interlock woven composite under ballistic penetration based on a multi-scale finite element model

International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 24(1), 3–20.

By: K. Luan* & B. Gu*

Contributors: K. Luan* & B. Gu*

author keywords: 3D angle-interlock woven composite (3DAWC); multi-scale finite element model; energy absorption; damage mechanism; ballistic penetration
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2013 journal article

Ballistic impact damages of 3-D angle-interlock woven composites based on high strain rate constitutive equation of fiber tows

International Journal of Impact Engineering, 57, 145–158.

By: K. Luan*, B. Sun* & B. Gu*

Contributors: K. Luan*, B. Sun* & B. Gu*

author keywords: 3-D angle-interlock woven composite (3DAWC); Poly paraphenylene terepthalamide (PPTA) filament yarn; User-defined material subroutine (UMAT); Multi-scale finite element model; Ballistic penetration damage
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2012 book

Investigation and exploration of a new indoor air filtration material

In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 182-183, pp. 208–212).

By: L. Wu*, K. Luan* & F. Zhang*

Contributors: L. Wu*, K. Luan* & F. Zhang*

Source: ORCID
Added: March 24, 2023

2012 book

LabVIEW-based data acquisition system for loom performance assessment

In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 182-183, pp. 392–395).

By: F. Zhang*, L. Wu* & K. Luan*

Contributors: F. Zhang*, L. Wu* & K. Luan*

TL;DR: A new data acquisition system of loom performance based on LabVIEW was developed according to direct memory access (DMA) transfer method and the result showed that this virtual test system can satisfy the requirement of looms measurement. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 24, 2023

2012 book

Quasi-static tensile properties and damage mechanism of three-dimensional angle-interlock woven composites

In Applied Mechanics and Materials (Vol. 182-183, pp. 148–152).

By: K. Luan*, F. Zhang* & L. Wu*

Contributors: K. Luan*, F. Zhang* & L. Wu*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2011 journal article

A Multi-scale geometrical model for finite element analyses of three-dimensional angle-interlock woven composite under ballistic penetration

CMES - Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 79(1), 31–61. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-82055206970&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: K. Luan, B. Sun & B. Gu

Contributors: K. Luan, B. Sun & B. Gu

Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2011 book

Design of an eco-power automobile body made from green composite and its structural optimization in FEA

In Advanced Materials Research (Vol. 287-290, pp. 405–409).

By: K. Luan*, B. Sun*, B. Gu* & J. Zhang*

Contributors: K. Luan*, B. Sun*, B. Gu* & J. Zhang*

author keywords: Green composite; ramie; Polypropylene; FEA; light-weighting; simulation
Source: ORCID
Added: March 25, 2020

2011 journal article

Light-Weighting Design of Eco-Power Automobile Chassis Made from Green Composite and its Topology Optimization in FEA

Advanced Materials Research, 341-342, 183–188.

By: B. Sun, K. Luan*, B. Gu, X. Fang* & J. Zhang

Contributors: B. Sun, K. Luan*, B. Gu, X. Fang* & J. Zhang

author keywords: Green composite; ramie; Polypropylene; chassis; simulation; optimization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 15, 2019

Employment

Updated: October 26th, 2020 10:59

2016 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US

2014 - 2016

Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Shanghai, CN

Education

Updated: October 26th, 2020 11:00

2008 - 2014

Donghua University Shanghai, CN
PhD College of Textiles

2004 - 2008

Donghua University Shanghai, CN
BS College of Textiles

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: January 27th, 2021 10:54

grant January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019
三维角联锁机织复合材料弹道侵彻多尺度结构模型及破坏机理
National Natural Science Foundation of China

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