PUBLICATIONS

* Authors contributed equally

Journal Publications
 
2020

E.W. Hawkes, D.B. Camarillo, S.A. Suresh, M. Kurt, M.G. Fanton, and M.R. Cutkosky. Constant force impact protection device, US Patent App. 16485727, 2020.

 

K. Laksari, M. Fanton, L.C. Wu, T.H. Nguyen, M. Kurt, C. Giordano, E. Kelly, E. O'Keeffe, E. Wallace, C. Doherty, M. Campbell, S. Tiernan, G. Grant, J. Ruan, S. Barbat, and D.B. Camarillo. Multi-directional dynamic model for traumatic brain injury detection, Journal of Neurotrauma, doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.6340, 2020.

 

A Mojahed, J Abderezaei, M Kurt, LA Bergman, and AF Vakakis. A nonlinear reduced-order model of corpus callosum under coronal excitation, Journal of Biomedical Engineering, doi: 10.1115/1.4046503, 2020.

 

2019

G. Fabris*, Z. Suar*, and M. Kurt. Micromechanical heterogeneity of the rat pia-arachnoid complex, Acta Biomaterialia, doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.09.044, 2019.

 

Z. Suar*, G. Fabris*, and M. Kurt. Isolation and immunofluorescent staining of fresh rat pia-arachnoid complex tissue for micromechanical characterization, Current Protocols in Neuroscience, doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/cpns.83, 2019, Featured Cover Article

 

J. Abderezaei, W. Zhao, C.L. Grijalva, G. Fabris, S. Ji, K. Laksari, and M. Kurt. Nonlinear dynamical behavior of the deep white matter during head impact, Physical Review Applied, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.12.014058, 2019.

 

M. Kurt, L. Wu, K. Laksari, E. Ozkaya, Z. Suar, H. Lv, K. Epperson, K. Epperson, A. Sawyer, D. Camarillo, K.B. Pauly, and M. Wintermark. Optimization of a multifrequency magnetic resonance elastography protocol for the human brain, Journal of Neuroimaging, doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jon.12619, 2019.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Direct detection of nonlinear modal interactions from time series measurements, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.09.010, 2019.

 

A.G. Chartrain, M. Kurt, A. Yao, R. Feng, K. Nael, J. Mocco, J.B. Bederson, P. Balchandani, and R.K. Shrivastava. Utility of preoperative meningioma consistency measurement with magnetic resonance elastography (MRE): a review, Neurosurgical Review, doi: 10.1007/s10143-017-0862-8, 2019.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Time-series-based nonlinear system identification of strongly nonlinear attachments, Journal of Sound and Vibration, doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2018.09.033, 2019.

 

K. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Direct detection of nonlinear modal interactions and model updating using measured time series, Nonlinear Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-74280-9_3, 2019

 

K.J. Moore, A. Mojahed, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Advanced nonlinear system identification for modal interactions in nonlinear structures: a review, Problems of Nonlinear Mechanics and Physics of Materials, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92234-8_7, 2019.

2018

I. Terem, W.W. Ni, M. Goubran, M. Salmani Rahimi, G. Zaharchuk, K.W. Yeom, M.E. Moseley, M. Kurt, S.J. Holdsworth. Revealing sub‐voxel motions of brain tissue using phase‐based amplified MRI (aMRI), Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, doi: 10.1002/mrm.27236, 2018.

 

K. Laksari, M. Kurt, H. Babaee, S. Kleiven, and D. Camarillo, Mechanistic Insights into Human Brain Impact Dynamics through Modal Analysis, Physical Review Letters, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.138101, 2018.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Wavelet-bounded empirical mode decomposition for vibro-impact analysis, Nonlinear Dynamics, doi: 0.1007/s11071-018-4276-0, 2018.

 

J. Weickenmeier*, M. Kurt*, E. Ozkaya, R. deRooij, T. Ovaert, R. Ehman, K. Butts-Pauly, E. Kuhl, Brain stiffens post-mortem. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.04.009, 2018.

 

K. Laksari, M. Kurt, H. Babaee, S. Kleiven, and D. Camarillo. Mechanistic insights into human brain impact dynamics through modal analysis, Physical Review Letters, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.138101, 2018.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Wavelet-bounded empirical mode decomposition for measured time series analysis, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.06.005, 2018.

 

J. Weickenmeier*, M. Kurt*, E. Ozkaya, M. Wintermark, K.B. Pauly, E. Kuhl, Magnetic Resonance Elastography of the Brain: A Comparison Between Pigs and Humans, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.08.029, 2018.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Elements of a nonlinear system identification methodology of broad applicability with application to bolted joints, The Mechanics of Jointed Structures, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-56818-8_20, 2018.

2017

A.G. Chartrain*, M. Kurt*, A. Yao, R. Feng, K. Nael, J. Mocco, J.B. Bederson, P. Balchandani, R.K. Shrivastava, Utility of preoperative meningioma consistency measurement with magnetic resonance elastography (MRE): a review, Neurosurgical Review, doi: 10.1007/s10143-017-0862-8, 2017.

 

L.C. Wu, C. Kuo, J. Loza, M. Kurt, K. Laksari, L.Z. Yanez, D. Senif, S.C. Anderson, L.E. Miller, J.E. Urban, J.D. Stitzel, D.B. Camarillo, Detection of American Football Head Impacts Using Biomechanical Features and Support Vector Machine Classifcation, Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17864-3, 2017.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, J.C. Dodson, J.R. Foley, J.C. Wolfson, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Nonlinear parameter identification of a mechanical interface based on primary wave scattering, Experimental Mechanics, doi: 10.1007/s11340-017-0320-0, 2017.

 

K. Laksari, L. Wu, T. Nguyen, M. Kurt, M. Fanton, J. Ruan, S. Barbat, and D. Camarillo. Multi-directional dynamic injury metric for mild brain trauma detection, Journal of Neurotrauma, 2017.

 

M. Kurt, K.J. Moore, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Nonlinear model updating applied to the IMAC XXXII round robin benchmark test, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2016.10.016, 2017.

 

M. Kurt, K. Laksari, C. Kuo, G.A. Grant, and D.B. Camarillo. Modeling and optimization of airbag helmets for preventing head injuries in bicycling, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1732-1, 2017.

 

2016

M. Kurt, K. Laksari, G. Grant, D.B. Camarillo, Modeling and Optimization of Airbag Helmets for Preventing Head Injuries in Bicycling, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, doi:10.1007/s10439-016-1732-1, 2016.

 

K.J. Moore, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Nonlinear system identification of mechanical interfaces based on wave scattering, Dynamics of Coupled Structures, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29763-7_32, 2016.

 

M. Kurt, K.J. Moore, M. Eriten, D.M. McFarland, L.A. Bergman, and A.F. Vakakis. Nonlinear model updating methodology with application to the IMAC XXXIII round robin benchmark problem, Nonlinear Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-15221-9_31, 2016.

 

L.C. Wu, V. Nangia, K. Bui, B. Hammoor, M. Kurt, C . Kuo , F. Hernandez, D.B. Camarillo, In vivo comparison of wearable head impact sensors, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, doi:10.1007/s10439-015-1423-3, 2016.

Selected Conference Publications
 

D. Nasti, J. Abderezaei, A. Pionteck, L. Wu, M. Kurt, “Characterizing the dynamics of soccer headers with a custom instrumented mouthguard”, SB3C, July 17-20th 2020

E. Ozkaya, V. Rice, N. Rossi, J. Abderezaei, E. Triolo, L. Fleysher, P. Kennedy, Y. Yang, M. Kurt, “A novel MRI phantom test setup for validation of mechanical imaging techniques via tissue mimicking phantoms”, SB3C, July 17-20th 2020

G. Fabris, Z. M. Suar,  L. Langner, M. Kurt, “Deformation characteristics of the rat pia-arachnoid complex through multimodal imaging”, CMBBE, Aug. 14-16th 2019

 

J. Abderezaei, I. Terem, J. Martinez, S. Holdsworth, M. Kurt, “Investigating the pulsatile motion of the brain through 3D phase-based amplified MRI”, CMBBE, Aug. 14-16th 2019, New York City, NY, USA

M. Kurt, K. Laksari, D.B. Camarillo, Modal Analysis of Human Brain Dynamics in Contact Sports, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, June 29-July 2, 2016.

 

M. Kurt, H. Lv, K. Laksari, L.C. Wu, K. Epperson, K. Epperson, A.M. Sawyer, D. B. Camarillo, K.B. Pauly, M. Wintermark, In Vivo Multi-Frequency Magnetic Resonance Elastography Of The Human Brain: Which Frequencies Matter?, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES), October 5-8, 2016.

 

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