Please contact me for copies of any of these publications that are not otherwise available to you. A full publication and presentation list is available in Scott's CV.

Preprints and Submitted Manuscripts

  1. M. C. Krygier, T. LaBonte, C. Martinez, C. Norris, K. Sharma, L. N. Collins, P. P. Mukherjee, S. A. Roberts, "Quantifying the Unknown: Impact of Segmentation Uncertainty on Image-Based Simulation."  arXiv:2012.09913
  2. L. N. Collins and S. A. Roberts, "Mesoscale-derived material properties of woven carbon phenolic composites."
  3. T. LaBonte, C. Martinez, S. A. Roberts, "We Know Where We Don't Know: 3D Bayesian CNNs for Credible Geometric Uncertainty." arXiv:1910.10793

Journal Articles

  1. T. G. Voskuilen, H. K. Moffat, B. B. Schroeder, and S. A. Roberts, "Multi-fidelity electrochemical modeling of thermally activated battery cells," J. Power Sources 488 (2021) 229469, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.229469
  2. I. Srivastava, D. S. Bolintineanu, J. B. Lechman, S. A. Roberts, "Controlling Binder Adhesion to Impact Electrode Mesostructure and Transport," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 31 (2020) 34919-34930. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c08251
  3. J. Y. Hartley, M. Owen-Bellini, T. Truman, A. Maes, E. Elce, A. Ward, T. Khraishi, S. A. Roberts, "Effects of Photovoltaic Module Materials and Design on Module Deformation Under Load," Journal of Photovoltaics, 10 (2020) 838. DOI: jphotov.2020.2971139
  4. X. Zhang, Q. J. Wang, K. L. Harrison, S. A. Roberts, S. J. Harris, "Pressure-Driven Interface Evolution in Solid-State Lithium Metal Batteries," Cell Reports Phys. Sci. 1 (2020) 100012. DOI: j.xcrp.2019.100012, PDF
  5. B. L. Trembacki, D. R. Noble, M. E. Ferraro, S. A. Roberts, "Mesoscale Effects of Composition and Calendering in Lithium-Ion Battery Composite Electrodes," J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor. 17 (2020) 041001. DOI: 10.1115/1.4045973 (Invited)
  6. M. E. Ferraro, B. L. Trembacki, V. E. Brunini, D. R. Noble, S. A. Roberts, "Electrode Mesoscale as a Collection of Particles: Coupled Electrochemical and Mechanical Analysis of NMC Cathodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 167(1) (2020) 013543. DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab632b, PDF
  7. B. L. Trembacki, A. Vadakkepatt, S. A. Roberts, J. Y. Murthy, "Volume-Averaged Electrochemical Performance Modeling of 3D Interpenetrating Battery Electrode Architectures," J. Electrochem. Soc., 167(1) (2020) 013507. DOI: 10.1149/2.0072001jes, PDF
  8. X. Zhang, Q. J. Wang, K. L. Harrison, K. Jungjohann, B. L. Boyce, S. A. Roberts, P. M. Attia, S. J. Harris, "Rethinking How External Pressure Can Suppress Dendrites in Lithium Metal Batteries," J. Electrochem. Soc., 166(15) A3639-A3652 (2019). DOI: 10.1149/2.0701914jes, PDF
  9. B. L. Trembacki, A. N. Mistry, D. R. Noble, M. E. Ferraro, P. P. Mukherjee, S. A. Roberts, "Mesoscale Analysis of Conductive Binder Domain Morphology in Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 165(13) E725-E736 (2018). DOI: 10.1149/2.0981813jes, PDF
  10. S. A. Roberts, H. Mendoza, V. E. Brunini, D. R. Noble, "A verified conformal decomposition finite element method for implicit, many-material geometries," J. Comp. Phys., 375 (2018) 352-367. DOI: 10.1016/
  11. B. L. Trembacki, D. R. Noble, V. E. Brunini, M. E. Ferraro, S. A. Roberts, "Mesoscale Effective Property Simulations Incorporating Conductive Binder," J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (11) (2017) E3613-E3626. DOI: 10.1149/2.0601711jes, PDF
  12. S. A. Roberts, H. Mendoza, V. E. Brunini, B. L. Trembacki, D. R. Noble, and A. M. Grillet, "Insights into lithium-ion battery degradation and safety mechanisms from mesoscale simulations using experimentally-reconstructed mesostructures," J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor, 13 (2016) 031005. DOI: 10.1115/1.4034410
  13. A. M. Grillet, T. Humplik, E. K. Stirrup, S. A. Roberts, D. A. Barringer, C. M. Snyder, M. R. Janvrin, and C. A. Apblett, "Conductivity Degradation of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Composite Binder during Cycling: Measurements and Simulations for Lithium-Ion Batteries," J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A1859-A1871. DOI: 10.1149/2.0341609jes, PDF
  14. E. L. Reinholz, S. A. Roberts, C. A. Apblett, J. B. Lechman, and P. R. Schunk, "Composition and Manufacturing Effects on Electrical Conductivity of Li/FeS2 Thermal Battery Cathodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A1723-A1729. DOI: 10.1149/2.1191608jes, PDF
  15. H. Mendoza, S. A. Roberts, V. E. Brunini, and A. M. Grillet, "Mechanical and Electrochemical Response of a LiCoO2 Cathode using Reconstructed Microstructures," Electrochim. Acta, 190 (2016) 1-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2015.12.224
  16. S. A. Roberts, V. E. Brunini, K. N. Long, and A. M. Grillet, "A Framework for Three-Dimensional Mesoscale Modeling of Anisotropic Swelling and Mechanical Deformation in Lithium-Ion Electrodes," J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) F3052-F3059. DOI: 10.1149/2.0081411jes, PDF
  17. S. A. Roberts and P. R. Schunk, "A reduced-order model for porous flow through thin, structured materials," Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 67 (2014) 25-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2014.07.013
  18. C. C. Roberts, S. A. Roberts, M. B. Nemer, and R. R. Rao, "Circulation within confined droplets in Hele-Shaw channels," Phys. Fluids 26 (2014) 032105-11. DOI: 10.1063/1.4867695
  19. S. A. Roberts, D. R. Noble, E. M. Benner, and P. R. Schunk, "Multiphase hydrodynamic lubrication flow using a three-dimensional shell finite element method," Comput. Fluids, 87 (2013) 12-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2012.08.009
  20. S. A. Roberts and R. R. Rao, "Numerical simulations of mounding and submerging flows of shear-thinning jets impinging in a container." J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 166 (2011) 1100-1115. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2011.06.006
  21. S. A. Roberts and S. Kumar, "AC electrohydrodynamic instabilities in trilayer liquid films." Phys. Fluids 22 (2010) 122102-15. DOI: 10.1063/1.3520134
  22. S. A. Roberts and S. Kumar, "AC electrohydrodynamic instabilities in thin liquid films." J. Fluid Mech. 631 (2009) 255-279. DOI: 10.1017/S0022112009006843
  23. S. A. Roberts and S. Kumar, "Stability of creeping Couette flow of a power-law fluid past a deformable solid." J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 139 (2006) 93-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2006.07.006

Refereed Computer Science Conference Papers

  1. C. Martinez, K. M. Potter, M. D. Smith, E. A. Donahue, L. Collins, J. P. Korbin, and S. A. Roberts, "Segmentation Certainty through Uncertainty: Uncertainty-Refined Binary Volumetric Segmentation under Multifactor Domain Shift," The IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops (2019). DOI: 10.1109/CVPRW.2019.00066PDF

Other Articles

  1. D. A. Howey, S. A. Roberts, V. Viswanathan, A. Mistry, M. Beuse, E. Khoo, S. C. DeCaluwe, V. , "Free Radicals: Making a Case for Battery Modeling." Electrochem. Soc. Interface 29 (2020) 30, DOI: 10.1149/2.F03204IF (Invited)


  1. C. Martinez, K. M. Potter, E. Donahue, M. D. Smith, C. L. Snider, J. P. Korbin, S. A. Roberts, L. Collins, "Uncertainty-Refined Image Segmentation Under Domain Shift," US Patent Pending 16/887,311.

Technical Reports

  1. C. Martinez, D. S. Bolintineanu, A. Olson, T. Rodgers, B. Donohoe, K. M. Potter, S. A. Roberts, N. W. Moore, "Automated Segmentation of Porous Thermal Spray Material CT Scans with Geometric Uncertainty Estimation." Sandia Report, SAND2020-9099 (2020).
  2. J. M. Emery, ..., S. A. Roberts, ..., "Sandia's Nuclear Weapon Digital Twin - A Roadmap." Sandia Report, SAND2019-14882 (2019).
  3. A. Shia, B. B. Schroeder, and S. A. Roberts, "Creating Machine Learning Surrogates to Generate Thermal Battery Designs." Sandia Report, SAND2019-3733 (2019).
  4. S. A. Roberts, S. R. Harris, A. C. Hetzler, E. S. Piekos, B. B. Schroeder, B. L. Trembacki, "Establishing the Credibility of the Thermally Activated Battery Simulator, Full-Battery Version 4: Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification." Sandia Report, SAND2017-3397 (2017).
  5. A. M. Grillet, S. A. Roberts, C. Snyder, H. Mendoza, T. Humplik, C. A. Apblett, F. El Gabaly, V. E. Brunini, D. A. Barringer, E. K. Stirrup, B. L. Trembacki, T. Beecham, M. R. Janvrin, "Mechanics of Battery Degradation." Sandia Report, SAND2016-9668 (2016).
  6. SIERRA Thermal/Fluid Development Team, "SIERRA Multimechanics Module: Aria User Manual - Version 4.40." Sandia Report, SAND2016-4159 (2016). DOI: 10.2172/1262728
  7. T. R. Watkins, P. R. Schunk, and S. A. Roberts, "Technique for the Estimation of Surface Temperatures from Embedded Temperature Sensing for Rapid, High Energy Surface Deposition." Sandia Report, SAND2014-15497 (2014). DOI: 10.2172/1148576
  8. K. N. Long, C. C. Roberts, S. A. Roberts, and A. M. Grillet, "The Mechanics of a Molten Salt Battery Separator Material." Sandia Report, SAND2014-3606 (2014). DOI: 10.2172/1177059
  9. S. A. Roberts and P. R. Schunk, "A non-linear elastic constitutive framework for replicating plastic deformation in solids." Sandia Report, SAND2014-0241 (2014). DOI: 10.2172/1148928
  10. P. R. Schunk, P. A. Sackinger, R. R. Rao, K. S. Chen, T. A. Baer, D. A. Labreche, A. C. Sun, M. M. Hopkins, S. R. Subia, H. K. Moffat, R. B. Secor, R. A. Roach, E. D. Wilkes, D. R. Noble, P. L. Hopkins, P. K. Notz, S. A. Roberts, "GOMA 6.0 - A Full-Newton Finite Element Program for Free and Moving Boundary Problems with Coupled Fluid/Solid Momentum, Energy, Mass, and Chemical Species Transport: User's Guide." Sandia Report, SAND2013-1844 (2013). DOI: 10.2172/1089869
  11. R. Rao, B. Shelden, C. Brotherton, S. Domino, L. Erickson, A. Grillet, L. Hughes, C. Jove-Colon, J. Lechman, M. Loewenberg, H. Moffat, M. Nemer, D. Noble, T. O'Hern, C. Roberts, S. Roberts, G. Wagner, N. Wyatt, "Multiscale Models of Nuclear Waste Reprocessing: From the Mesoscale to the Plant-Scale." Sandia Report, SAND2012-9145 (2012). DOI: 10.2172/1055918.
  12. P. R. Schunk, S. A. Roberts, M. E. Chandross, G. S. Grest, H. Fan, E. D. Reedy, J. V. Cox, K. Tjiptowidjojo, S. Cheng, "Nanomanufacturing: Nano-Structured Materials Made Layer-by-Layer." Sandia Report, SAND2011-8080 (2011). DOI: 10.2172/1038208

Power Sources Proceedings

  1. S. A. Roberts, C. F. Jove-Colon, H. K. Moffat, M. L. Neilsen, E. S. Piekos, B. B. Schroeder, B. L. Trembacki, T. G. Voskuilen, "TABS: A Thermal Battery Desktop Design Tool" (2018).
  2. B. B. Schroeder, E. Allcorn, J. C. Hewson, H. K. Moffat, E. S. Piekos, B. L. Trembacki, T. G. Voskuilen, S. A. Roberts, "Credibility of Single Cell Thermal Battery Modeling through V&V/UQ Activities" (2018).
  3. T. G. Voskuilen, C. F. Jove-Colon, H. K. Moffat, B. B. Schroeder, B. L. Trembacki, S. A. Roberts, "Multi-Physics Cost and Complexity Reduction Strategies for Modeling Thermally Activated Batteries" (2018).
  4. T. G. Voskuilen, J. C. Hewson, H. K. Moffat, and S. A. Roberts, Multi-Physics, Multi-Plateau Reaction Model for LiSi/FeS2 Batteries" (2016).
  5. B. L. Trembacki, S. R. Harris, E. S. Piekos, and S. A. Roberts, "Uncertainty Quantification, Verification, and Validation of a Thermal Simulation Tool for Molten Salt Batteries" (2016).
  6. S. L. Hodson, E. S. Piekos, R. A. Sayer, S. A. Roberts, C. C. Roberts, "Thermal Characterization of Molten Salt Battery Materials" (2016).
  7. S. A. Roberts, K. N. Long, J. R. Clausen, M. J. Martinez, E. S. Piekos, A. M. Grillet, "Towards a Coupled Multiphysics Model of Molten Salt Battery Mechanics" (2014).
  8. A. M. Grillet, D. E. Wesolowski, A. N. Allen, C. C. Roberts, L. A. Mondy, B. McKenzie, R. P. Grant, S. A. Roberts, M. J. Martinez, J. R. Clausen, "Electrolyte Mobility within Molten Salt Batteries" (2014).
  9. S. A. Roberts, K. N. Long, J. S. Rath, L. A. Mondy, A. M. Grillet, "Modeling separator deformation and electrolyte flow in thermally-activated batteries" (2012).