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Risa Robinson
Professor

2015 Submissions

Journal Paper

DeBartolo, E. and R.J. Robinson. "A freshman engineering curriculum integrating design and experimentation." International J. Mechanical Engineering Education 32. 2 (2007): 91-107. Print. *

Oakes, J., et al. "Flow Field Analysis in Expanding Healthy and Emphysematous Alveolar Models Using Particle Image Velocimetry." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 132. (2010): 2. Print. *

Jr., E.M. Harding and R.J. Robinson. "Flow in a terminal alveolar sac model with expanding walls using computational fluid dynamics." Inhalation Toxicology 22. 8 (2010): 669-678. Print. *

Robinson, R. J., P. Snyder, and M. Oldham. "Comparison of analytical and numerical particle deposition using commercial CFD packages: Impaction and sedimentation." Inhalation Toxicology 20. (2008): 485-497. Print. *

Russo, J., R. J. Robinson, and M. Oldham. ". Effect of cartilage rings on fluid flow and particle deposition in the trachea and main bronchi." Medical Engineering and Physics 30. (2008): 581-589. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Electronic Cigarette Topography in the Natural Environment to Quantify User-Specific Emissions." PLOS One 10. 6 (2015): 1371. Web. *

Oldham, M.J. and R.J. Robinson. "Predicted Tracheobronchial and Pulmonary Deposition in a Murine Asthma Model." Anatomical Records 290. (2007): 1309-1314. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, Todd Pagano, and M.R. Bida. "Laboratory Activity for the Determination of Nicotine in Electronic Cigarette Liquids using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry." Journal of Laboratory Chemical Education 3. 3 (2015): 37-43. Print. *

Robinson, R. J., R. Doolittle, and J. DiFlorio. "Use of Asthmatic pulmonary function test data to predict lung deposition." J. Aerosols in Medicine 20. 2 (2007): 141-162. Print. *

Robinson, R. J., P. Snyder, and M. Oldham. "Comparison of particle tracking algorithms in commercial CFD packages: sedimentation and diffusion." Inhalation Toxicology 19. 6&7 (2007): 517-531. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Vapors Produced by Electronic Cigarettes and E-Juices with Flavorings Induce Toxicity, Oxidative Stress, and Inflammatory Response in Lung Epithelial Cells and in Mouse Lung." PLOS One. (2015): 1371. Web. *

Oldham, M.J. and R.J. Robinson. "Calculated deposition in growing tracheobronchial airways: Effect of growth rate assumptions." Inhalation Toxicology 18. 10 (2006): 803-808. Print. *

Lerner, C.A., et al. "Environmental Health Hazards of e-Cigarettes: Oxidants and Copper in E-cigarette Aerosols." Environmental pollution. (2015): 100-107. Print. *

Robinson, R. J., et al. "Experimental and numerical analysis of a 7 generation human replica tracheobronchial model." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 34. 3 (2006): 373-383. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. "Carcinogen specific dosimetry model for passive smokers of various ages." Science of The Total Environment, 338. 3 (2005): 2001-2212. Print. *

Oldham, M.J., et al. ". Performance of a portable whole body mouse exposure system." . Journal of Inhalation Toxicology 16. 9 (2004): 657-662. Print. *

Broday, D.M. and R.J. Robinson. "Application of cloud dynamics to dosimetry of cigarette smoke particles in the lungs." Aerosol Science and Technology 37. 6 (2002): 510-527. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and C.P. Yu. "Deposition of cigarette smoke particles in the human respiratory tract." J. Aerosol Science and Technology 34. 2 (2001): 202-215. Print. *

Robinson, R. J and C.P. Yu. "Coagulation of cigarette smoke particles." J. Aerosol Science 30. 4 (1999): 533-548. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and C.P. Yu. "Theoretical analysis of hygroscopic growth rate of mainstream and sidestream cigarette smoke particles in the human respiratory tract." J. Aerosol Science and Technology 28. (1998): 21-32. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Oldham, M.J. and R.J. Robinson. "Calculated deposition in growing tracheobronchial airways: Effect of growth rate assumptions." Proceedings of the Frontiers in Aerosol Dosimetry Research Conference. Ed. Frontiers in Aerosol Dosimetry. Irvine, CA: n.p., 2005. Print. *

Snyder, P., R.J. Robinson, and M.J. Oldham. "Comparison of Particle Tracking Algorithms in Commercial CFD Packages." Proceedings of the AAAR 2005 Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Austin, TX: n.p., 2005. Print. *

Pryune, A., R.J. Robinson, and M.J. Oldham. "Comparison of CFD Predicted Flow field and Particle." Proceedings of the AAAR 2004 Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Atlanta, GA: n.p., 2004. Print. *

Rai, P., et al. "Computational Analysis of a 7 generation tracheobronchial human replica lung cast." Proceedings of the 2004 BMES Annual Fall Meeting. Ed. BMES. Philadelphia, PA: n.p., 2004. Print. *

Robinson, R. J., et al. "Design and Analysis of a Shear Stress Sensor for Microcirculation Investigations." Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Fluids Division Summer Conference. Ed. ASME. Honolulu, HI: n.p., 2003. Print. *

Frame, M., et al. "Impact of Bifurcation Geometry and Particle Movement on CFD Predicted Wall Shear Rate Gradients in Arteriolar Branch Points." Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society Spring Meeting with Experimental Biology. Ed. Biomedical Engineering Society. West Lafayette, IN: n.p., 2003. Print. *

Oldham, M.J., et al. "erformance of A New Mobile Whole Body Mouse Exposure System." Proceedings of the American Association for Aerosol Research Particulate Matter Conference. Ed. American Association for Aerosol Research. Pittsburgh, PA: n.p., 2003. Print. *

Medlar, M. and R.J. Robinson. "Atomizer Design for Inhalation Device." Proceedings of the AAAR 2002 Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Charlotte, NC: n.p., 2002. Print. *

Broday, D. and R.J. Robinson. "Application of Particle Cloud Dynamics to the Settling of Cigarette Smoke." Proceedings of the AAAR 2001 Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Portland, OR: n.p., 2001. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and C.P. Yu. "A Deposition Model Of Cigarette Smoke Particles In The Respiratory Tract. Respiratory Dose Estimation of Inhaled Particles: Advances in Experiment and Theoretical Model,." Proceedings of the AAAR 2000 Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Tacoma, WA: n.p., 2000. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and C.P. Yu. "Pulmonary Deposition of Cigarette Smoke Particles." Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Conference. Ed. Biomedical Engineering. University Park, PA: n.p., 1996. Print. *

Robinson, Risa and Edward Hensel. "A Process for Assessment of ABET Student Outcomes in a Mechanical Engineering Department." Proceedings of the 13th LACCEI Annual International Conference. Ed. LACCEI. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: n.p., 2015. Print. *

Hensel, Edward and Risa Robinson. "Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes by Analysis of Performance Evaluation of Student Employees,." Proceedings of the Excellence in Engineering to Enhance a Country’s Productivity: Twelfth LACCEI Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology (LACCEI’2014. Ed. LACCEI. Guayaquil, Ecuador: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Schertzer, Michael J., et al. "Effect of office hour participation on student performance,." Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition (MECE2014. Ed. MECE2014. Montreal,, Quebec, CANADA: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Understanding the Causes for Low Student Office Hour Attendance,." Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition (IMECE2014. Ed. IMECE2014. Montreal, Quebec: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Debartolo, E., M. Bailey, and R. Robinson. "A Workshop to Improve Communication Skills for Teaching." Proceedings of the ASEE Conference. Ed. ASEE. San Antonio, TX: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Kochersberger, K., R.J. Robinson, and M. Anderson. "Gender Issues in Aerospace Education." Proceedings of the NCAS Conference. Ed. NCAS. Cincinnati, OH: n.p., 2003. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. "Improving Design of Experiment Skills through a Project Based Fluids Laboratory." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Ed. ASEE. Montreal,, Canada: n.p., 2002. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and J. Wellin. "Introducing Data Acquisition and Experimental Techniques to Mechanical Engineering." Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Ed. ASEE. Montreal,, Canada.: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Crossen, E. and R.J. Robinson. "Measuring Nicotine from Electronic Cigarettes." Proceedings of the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2009. Print. *

Vargas, M. and R.J. Robinson. "Prototype Testing of a Smoke Monitoring Device." Proceedings of the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2009. Print. *

Carcamo, N., et al. "Gas Chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCMS) Analysis of Four Carcinogens in Cigarette Smoke." Proceedings of the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium,. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Norton, M. and R. Robinson. "The Effect of Cilia Coordination and Mucus Rheology on Clearance in the Respiratory Tract." Proceedings of the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Steffens, J. and R. J. Robinson. "Fluid Flow and Particle Deposition in the Human Oral Cavity and Oropharynx." Proceedings of the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Kirsch, J., et al. "A System for Measuring Smoke Deposition in a Realistic Lung Cast to Compare Safer and Conventional Cigarettes." Proceedings of the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Oakes, J. and R. J. Robinson. "Prediction of Particle Deposition in an Expanding Alveolar Model of the Lung, Platform Presentation." Proceedings of the 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2007. Print. *

Russo, J. and R. J. Robinson. "Effect of tracheal rings on fluid flow and particle deposition." Proceedings of the 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2006. Print. *

Gal, A. and R.J. Robinson. "Dynamics of Cloud Settling." Proceedings of the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2001. Print. *

Follett, C. and R. J. Robinson. "Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Measurements in Microchannels." Proceedings of the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Ed. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, ny: n.p., 2001. Print. *

Lerner, C., et al. "Mitochondrial Stress and Inflammation Following Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Aerosols." Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco. Ed. Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco. Chicago, IL: n.p., 2016. Print. *

Wink, G., et al. "Measuring the emission efficiency and nicotine delivery of electronic cigarettes." Proceedings of the 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Ed. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Denver, CO: n.p., 2015. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Mechanical Models for Determining Electronic Cigarette Exposure." Proceedings of the Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: A Public Workshop, US FDA Center for Tobacco Products Department of Health and Human Services. Ed. FDA. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Taherkhani, P., A. K. Datta, and R. Robinson. "Multiscale Modeling of Flow and Transport in Oral Cavity to Understand Taste Dynamics." Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Food Oral Processing. Ed. International Conference on Food Oral Processing. Beaune,, France: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Berg, E. J and R.J. Robinson. "ealthy And Emphysemic Alveolar Sac Flow Comparison by Particle Image Velocimetry." Proceedings of the 30th Annual American Association for Aerosol Research Conference. Ed. American Association for Aerosol Research Conference. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. *

Varble, N., et al. "Arteriovenous fistula anastomosis to study the effects of vessel size and pressure gradient on the presence of a thrill." Proceedings of the 2011 American Heart Association Conference. Ed. American Heart Association. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. *

Carcamo, N., R. J. Robinson, and T.E. Pagano. "Analysis of four polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs in cigarette smoke using solid phase extraction and gaws chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)." Proceedings of the ). 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Ed. American Chemical Society. Salt Lake City, UT: n.p., 2009. Print. *

Berg, E. J, R.J. Robinson, and M. Oldham. "Flow analysis in an expanding acinus model using particle image velocimetry." Proceedings of the AAAR 27th Annual Conference,. Ed. AAAR. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Jr., E.M. Harding, R.J. Robinson, and K. Nazridoust. "Flow in expanding alveolar model during unsteady breathing using computational fluid dynamics." Proceedings of the AAAR 27th Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2008. Print. *

Russo, J. and R.J. Robinson. "3D Reconstruction of a Female Lung using the Visible Human Data Set to." Proceedings of the AAAR 26th Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Reno, NV: n.p., 2007. Print. *

Oakes, J. and R.J. Robinson. "Prediction of particle deposition in an expanding alveolar model of the lung." Proceedings of the AAAR 26th Annual Conference. Ed. AAAR. Reno, NV: n.p., 2007. Print. *

Robinson, R. J. and J. DiFlorio. "Use of different modeling techniques to simulate deposition in asthma." Proceedings of the 2006 International Aerosol Conference. Ed. International Aerosol Conference. St.Paul, MN: n.p., 2006. Print. *

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Determination of Nicotine Content and Delivery in Disposable Electronic Cigarettes by GC-MS." Nicotine and Tobacco Research NTR-2014. (2015): 752. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Hensel, Edward and Risa Robinson. "Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes by Analysis of Performance Evaluation of Student Employees." Proceedings of the Excellence in Engineering to Enhance a Country’s Productivity: Twelfth LACCEI Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology. Ed. LACCEI. Guayaquil, Ecuador: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Schertzer, Michael J., et al. "Effect of Office Hour Participation on Student Performance." Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition (MECE2014). Ed. ASME. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Understanding the Causes for Low Student Office Hour Attendance." Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition (IMECE2014). Ed. ASME. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Hensel, Edward and Risa Robinson. "Direct Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes by Analysis of Performance Evaluation of Student Employees." Proceedings of the Excellence in Engineering to Enhance a Country’s Productivity: Twelfth LACCEI Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology. Ed. LACCEI. Guayaquil, Ecuador: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Robinson, Risa, et al. "Mechanical Models for Determining Electronic Cigarette Exposure." Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: A Public Workshop, US FDA Center for Tobacco Products Department of Health and Human Services. FDA. Washington, DC. 10 Dec. 2014. Conference Presentation. ∆

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Harding, T.M. Jr., E. Berg, and R.J. Robinson. "Diffusion of Replica Healthy and Emphysematous Alveolar Models Using Computational Fluids Dynamics." ISRN Biomedical Engineering. (2013): Article ID 919802. Print. *

Book Chapter

Harding, Ted, Emily Berg, and Risa Robinson. "3D Reconstruction of an Acinus for Numerical and Experimental Studies." 3D Reconstruction: Methods, Applications and Challenges. Ed. Jim Ashworth and Kenneth Brasher. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013. 10. Print. £

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Berg, E. and R. Robinson. "Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry Analysis of Healthy and Emphysemic Alveolar Sac." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 133. 6 (2011): 1-10. Print. £

Norton, M. M. and Robinson, R. J. and Weinstein, S. J. "Model of Ciliary Clearance and the Role of Mucus Rheology." Physical Review E 83. (2011): 1-10. Print. £

Published Conference Proceedings

Berg, E. and R. Robinson. "Healthy And Emphysemic Alveolar Sac Flow Comparison by Particle Image Velocimetry." Proceedings of the 30th Annual Americal Association for Aerosol Research Conference,. Ed. Nazorod. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. £

Berg, E. and R. Robinson. "Healthy And Emphysemic Alveolar Sac Flow Comparison by Particle Image Velocimetry." Proceedings of the 30th Annual Americal Association for Aerosol Research Conference. Ed. Taylor & Francis, Inc. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. £

Varble, N., et al. "Arteriovenous Fistula Anastomosis to Study the Effects of Vessel Size and Pressure Gradient on the Presence of a Thrill." Proceedings of the 2011 Americal Heart Association Conference. Ed. Taylor & Francis, Inc. Orlando, FL: n.p., 2011. Print. £