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ID

 

Paper

 

Year

 

Theme

97.  

German A. Parada, Hyunwoo Yuk, Xinyue Liu, Alex J. Hsieh, and Xuanhe Zhao*, TBD, Submitted

 

2017

  Soft Materials
96.  

Hyunwoo Yuk, Xuanhe Zhao*, TBD, Submitted

 

2017

  Soft Materials
95.  

Shaoting Lin, Yunwei Mao, Raul Radovitzky, Lallit Anand, Xuanhe Zhao*, Instabilities in Confined Elastic Layers under Tension: Fringe, Fingering and Cavitation, Submitted

 

2017

  Soft Materials
94.  

Shengyou Yang, Xuanhe Zhao, and Pradeep Sharma*, Avoiding the pull-ininstability of a dielectric elastomer film and the potential for increased actuation and energy harvesting, Submitted

 

2017

  Soft Materials
93.  

Ruike Zhao, Xuanhe Zhao*, Multimodal Surface Instabilities in Curved Film-Substrate Structures, Submitted

 

2017

  Soft Surfaces
92.  

Shengyou Yang, Xuanhe Zhao, Pradeep Sharma*, Revisiting the instability and bifurcation behavior of soft dielectrics. Journal of Applied Mechanics, doi:10.1115/1.4035499 (2016)

 

2017

  Soft Materials; Active Materials
91.  

Yunwei Mao, Shaoting Lin, Xuanhe Zhao, Lallit Anand*, A large deformation viscoelastic model for double-network hydrogels, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 100, 103–130 (2017)

 

2017

  Soft Materials; 
90.  

Xinyue Liu, Tzu-Chieh Tang, Eleonore Tham, Hyunwoo Yuk, Shaoting Lin, Timothy K. Lu*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Stretchable Living Materials and Devices with Hydrogel-Elastomer Hybrids Hosting Programmed Cells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 2200–2205 (2017) News. MIT report. MIT MechE Front page.

 

2017

  Soft Materials; Active Materials
89.  

W. Wang, L. Yao, C. Y. Cheng, T. Zhang, H. Atsumi, G. Wang, L. Wang, O. anilionyte, H. Steiner, J. Ou, K. Zhou, C. Wawrousek, K. Petrecca, R. Karnik, D. I. C. Wang*, X. Zhao*, H. Ishii*, Harnessing the Hygroscopic and Biofluorescent Behaviors of Genetically-Tractable Microbial Cells to Design Bio-hybrid Wearables, Science Advances, In press (2017)

 

2017

  Soft Materials; Active Materials
88.  

Jingjing Guo, Xinyue Liu, Nan Jiang, Ali K. Yetisen, Hyunwoo Yuk, Changxi Yang, Ali Khademhosseini, Xuanhe Zhao, and Seok-Hyun Yun*, Highly Stretchable, Strain Sensing Hydrogel Optical Fibers, Advanced Materials, 28, 10244 (2016) MIT spotlight, MIT News, Fox News

 

2016

  Soft Materials; Active Materials
87.  

Hyunwoo Yuk, Shaoting Lin, Chu Ma, Mahdi Takaffoli, Nicholas X. Fang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Hydraulic hydrogel actuators and robots optically and sonically camouflaged in waterNature Communications, 8, 14230 (2017) News. MIT report. Video.

 

2017

  Soft Materials; Active Materials
86.  

Shaoting Lin, Tal Cohen, Teng Zhang, Hyunwoo Yuk, Rohan Abeyaratne, Xuanhe Zhao*, Fringe Instability in Constrained Soft Elastic Layers, Soft Matter, 12, 8899 (2016)

 

2016

  Soft Materials
85.  

Hyunwoo Yuk, Teng Zhang, German Alberto Parada, Xinyue Liu, Xuanhe Zhao*, Skin-Inspired Hydrogel-Elastomer Hybrids,  Nature Communications, 7, 12028 (2016), MIT Spotlight; MIT News; MIT Video; Boston Magazine

 

2016

  Soft Materials
84.  

Mark A. Gonzalez,   Joseph Simon, Ali Ghoorchian, Zachary Scholl, Shaoting Lin, Michael Rubinstein, Piotr Marszalek, Ashutosh Chilkoti, Gabriel P. López*, and Xuanhe Zhao*, Strong, tough, stretchable and self-adhesive hydrogels from intrinsically unstructured proteins, Advanced Materials, 1604743 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201604743

 

2017

 

  Soft Materials

 

83.  

Phanindhar Shivapooja, Changyong Cao, Beatriz Orihuela, Vrad Levering, Xuanhe Zhao, Daniel Rittschof, Gabriel P. López*, Incorporation of Silicone Oil into Elastomers Enhances Barnacle Detachment by Active Surface Strain, Biofouling, 32, 1017-1028 (2016)

 

2016

  Soft surfaces; Active materials
82.  

Teng Zhang, Hyunwoo Yuk, Xuanhe Zhao*, Tough and Tunable Adhesion of Hydrogels: Experiments and Models,  Acta Mechanica Sinica, In press (2017)

 

2017

  Soft Materials; Soft surfaces
81.

 

Mahdi Takaffoli, Teng Zhang, David Parks, Xuanhe Zhao*, Mechanochemically Responsive Viscoelastic Elastomers, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 83, 071007 (2016)

 

2016

  Soft Materials
80.  

Qiming Wang*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Beyond Wrinkle: Multimodal Surface Instabilities for Multifunctional Patterning, MRS Bulletin, 41, 115 (2016) Invited review

 

2016

  Soft surfaces
79.  

Shaoting Lin#, Hyunwoo Yuk#, Teng Zhang#, Hyunwoo Koo, Cunjiang Yu and Xuanhe Zhao*, Stretchable Hydrogel Electronics and Devices, Advanced Materials, 28, 4497–4505(2016) (#: Equal contribution)

 

2015

 

 

Soft materials

78.  

N Pugno*, M Buehler, X Zhao, Soft Nanomaterials, Journal of Materials Research, 30, 1 (2015)

 

2015

  Other
77.  

Vrad Levering, Changyong Cao, Phanindhar Shivapooja, Howard Levinson, Xuanhe Zhao* and Gabriel P. López*, Urinary catheter capable of repeated on-demand removal of infectious biofilms via active deformation, Biomaterials, 77, 77-86 (2016)

 

2016

  Active materials; Soft surfaces

76.

 

Hyunwoo Yuk, Teng Zhang, Shaoting Lin, German Alberto Parada, Xuanhe Zhao*, Tough Bonding of Hydrogels to Diverse Nonporous Surfaces, Nature Materials, 15, 190-196 (2016)

 

2016

 

Soft surfaces;

Soft materials

75.

 

Changyong Cao, Yaying Feng, Jianfeng Zang, Gabriel P. Lopez and Xuanhe Zhao*, Tunable Lotus-Leaf and Rose-Petal Effects via Graphene Paper Origami, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 18 (2015)

 

2015

 

Soft surfaces

74.

 

Sungmin Hong#, Dalton Sycks#, Hon Fai Chan#, Shaoting Lin, Gabriel P. Lopez, Farshid Guilak, Kam W. Leong, and Xuanhe Zhao*, 3D Printing of Highly Stretchable and Tough Hydrogels into Complex, Cellularized Structures, Advance Materials, 27, 4035 (2015) Supporting Information (#: Equal contribution)

 

2015

 

Soft materials

73.

 

A Ghoorchian, J.R. Simon, B. Bharti, W. Han, X. Zhao, A. Chilkoti, G.P. López*, Bio-inspired Reversibly-Crosslinked Hydrogels Comprising Polypeptide Micelles Exhibit Enhanced Mechanical Properties, Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 3122 (2015) Supporting Information

 

2015

 

Soft materials

72.

 

Phanindhar Shivapooja, Qiming Wang, Daniel Rittschof, Xuanhe Zhao, and Gabriel P. López*, Dynamic surface deformation of silicone elastomers for management of marine biofouling: laboratory and field studies using pneumatic actuation, Biofouling, 31, 265 (2015)

 

2015

 

Soft surfaces

71.

 

Qiming Wang, Gregory R. Gossweiler, Stephen L. Craig, Xuanhe Zhao*, Mechanics of Mechanochemically Responsive Elastomers, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 82, 320–344 (2015).

 

2015

 

Active materials; Soft surfaces

70.

 

Teng Zhang, Shaoting Lin, Hyunwoo Yuk, Xuanhe Zhao*, Predicting Fracture Energies and Crack-Tip Fields of Soft Tough Materials, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 1 (2015) Video

 

2015

 

Soft materials

69.

 

Shaoting Lin#, Yihao Zhou#, Xuanhe Zhao*, Designing Extremely Resilient and Tough Hydrogels via Delayed Dissipation, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 1, 70-75 (2014) (#: Equal contribution)

 

2014

 

Soft materials

68.

 

Qiming Wang, Gregory R. Gossweiler, Stephen L. Craig*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Cephalopod-inspired Design of Electro-mechano-chemically Responsive Elastomers for On-demand Fluorescent Patterning, Nature Communications, 5, 4899 (2014) Supporting Information, Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, Video 4 Nature News, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Slate, MIT Featured News, MIT Today's Spotlight

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces;

Active materials

67.

 

Jianfeng Zang#, Changyong Cao#, Yaying Feng#, Jie Liu, Xuanhe Zhao*, Stretchable and High-Performance Supercapacitors with Crumpled Graphene Paper, Scientific Reports, 4, 6492 (2014)  (#: Equal contribution) Supporting Information

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces;

66.

 

Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao*, A Three-Dimensional Phase Diagram of Growth-Induced Surface Instabilities, Scientific Reports, 5, 8887 (2015) Supporting Information

 

2015

  Soft surfaces;

65.

 

Shaoting Lin, Changyong Cao, Qiming Wang, Mark Gonzalez, John E. Dolbow, Xuanhe Zhao*,Design of Stiff, Tough and Stretchy Hydrogel Composites via Nanoscale Hybrid Crosslinking and Macroscale Fiber Reinforcement, Soft Matter, 10, 7519, (2014) Supporting Information, Video 1, Most read articles of Soft Matter in July and August 2014.

 

2014

 

Soft materials

64.

 

Qiming Wang, Dominick Robinson, and Xuanhe Zhao*, On-Demand Hierarchical Patterning with Electric Fields, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 231605 (2014).

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces;

Active materials

63.

 

Zachary Kean, Jennifer Hawk, Shaoting Lin, Xuanhe Zhao, Rint Sijbesma, Stephen Craig*, Increasing the maximum achievable strain of a covalent polymer gel through the addition of mechanically invisible cross-links, Advanced Materials, 26, 6013–6018 (2014)

 

2014

 

Soft materials

62. 

 

Xuanhe Zhao*, Qiming Wang, Harnessing Large Deformation and Instabilities of Soft Dielectrics: Theory, Experiment and Application, Applied Physics Review, 1, 021304 (2014) Invited review by Applied Physics Review. Selected as Applied Physics Review Editor's Picks.

 

2014

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces

61. 

 

Vrad Levering#, Qiming Wang#, Phanindhar Shivapooja, Xuanhe Zhao*, Gabriel P. López*, Soft Robotic Concepts in Catheter Design: an On-demand Fouling-release Urinary Catheter, Advanced Healthcare Materials,  3, 1588-1596 (2014) (#: Equal contribution) Supporting Information, Video 1, Reported by MedGadget, Plastics Today, The Scientist, Pratt News.

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces

 

60.

 

Gregory R. Gossweiler, Gihan B. Hewage, Gerardo Soriano, Qiming Wang, Garrett W. Welshofer, Xuanhe Zhao, Stephen L. Craig*, Reversible and Repeatable Mechanochemical Activation of Covalent Bonds in an Elastic Solid, ACS Macro Lett., 3, 216?19 (2014) Selected as 2013 ACS Arthur K. Doolittle Award, Highlight on Nature Chemistry

 

2014

 

Active materials

59.

 

Nathaniel Huebsch, Evi Lippens, Kangwon Lee, Manav Mehta, Christopher Madl, Maria Xu, Xuanhe Zhao, Ovijit Chaudhuri, Catia Verbeke, Woo Seob Kim, Karen Alim, Akiko Mammoto, Donald Ingber, Georg Duda, David Mooney*, Matrix Elasticity Controls Bone Formation by Transplanted Stem Cells, Nature Materials, In press Supporting Information

 

2014

 

Other

58.

 

Sungmin Hong, Youngmee Jung, Ringo Yen, Kam W Leong, George A Truskey*, and Xuanhe Zhao*, Magenetoactive Sponges for Dynamic Control of Microfluidic Flow Patterns in Microphysiological Systems, Lab on a Chip, 14, 514-521 (2014) Supporting Information, Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3, Selected as Lab on a Chip Top 10%

 

2014

 

Active materials

57.

 

Xuanhe Zhao*, Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough Hydrogels: Building Dissipation into Stretchy Networks, Soft Matter, 10, 672 (2014) Most read articles of Soft Matter in Jan and Feb 2014. 2014's most accessed Soft Matter articles.

 

2014

 

Soft materials

56.

 

Changyong Cao, Hon Fai Chan, Jianfeng Zang, Kam W. Leong,  Xuanhe Zhao*, Harnessing Localized Ridges for High-Aspect-Ratio Hierarchical Patterns with Dynamic Tunability and Multifunctionality, Advanced Materials, 26, 1633 (2014) Supporting Information, Video 1, Selected as Cover of Advanced Materials, Featured on 1,100 Words.

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces

 

55.

 

Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Creasing-Wrinkling Transition in Elastomer Films under Electric Fields, Physical Review E, 88, 042403 (2013) Supporting Information, Video 1

 

2013

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces

54.

 

Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Phase Diagrams of Instabilities in Compressed Film-Substrate Systems, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 051004 (2014)

 

2014

 

Soft surfaces

 

53.

 

George Truskey*, Hardean Achneck, Nenad Bursac, Hon Fai Chan, Cindy Cheng, Cristina Fernandez, Sungmin Hong, Youngmee Jung, Tim Koves, William Kraus, Kam Leong, Lauran Madden, William Reichert, Xuanhe Zhao, Design Considerations for an Integrated Microphysiological Muscle Tissue for Drug and Tissue Toxicity Testing, Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 4, S10 (2013)

 

2013

 

Other

52.

 

Changyong Cao, Xuanhe Zhao*, Tunable Stiffness of Electrorheological Elastomers by Designing Mesostructures, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 041901 (2013)

 

2013

 

Active materials

 

51.

 

Harold S. Park*, Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao, Patrick A. Klein, Electromechanical Instability on Dielectric Polymer Surface: Modeling and Experiment, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 260, 40 (2013).

 

2013

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces

50.

 

I-Chien Liao, Franklin T. Moutos, Bradley T. Estes, Xuanhe Zhao*, Farshid Guilak*, Composite three-dimensional woven scaffolds with interpenetrating network hydrogels to create functional synthetic articular cartilage, Advanced Functional Materials, 47, 5833-5839 (2013) Selected as Cover of Advanced Functional Materials; Reported by Economic Times, AZoM, R&D Magazine, Duke Today, Medical Design Technology, Pratt News,

 

2013

 

Soft materials

 

49.

 

Jianghong Wu, Jianfeng Zang, Aaron R. Rathmell, Xuanhe Zhao*, Benjamin J. Wiley*, Reversible Sliding in Networks of Nanowires, Nanoletters, 13, 2381 (2013) Supporting Information

 

2013

 

Other

48.

 

Daniel Strange, Timothy Fletcher, Khaow Tonsomboon, Helen Brawn, Xuanhe Zhao, and Michelle Oyen*, Separating poroviscoelastic deformation mechanisms in hydrogels. Applied Physics Letters, 102, 031913 (2013).

 

2013

 

Soft materials

 

47.

 

Nathaniel Huebsch#, Cathal Kearney#, Xuanhe Zhao#, Jaeyun Kim, Christine Cezar, Zhigang Suo and David J Mooney*, Ultrasound-triggered disruption and self-healing of reversibly-crosslinked hydrogels for drug delivery and enhanced chemotherapy.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 9762-9767 (2014) (#: Equal contribution).

 

2014

 

Active materials

 

46.

 

Jianfeng Zang, Seunghwa Ryu, Nicola Pugno, Qiming Wang, Qing Tu, Markus J. Buehler, Xuanhe Zhao*, Multifunctionality and Control of the Crumpling and Unfolding of Large-Area Graphene, Nature Materials, 12, 321 (2013) Selected as Top 10 Uses for the World's Strongest Material by Discovery News, Reported by ScienceWorld Report, AZoNano, and MRS Materials 360

 

2013

 

Soft surfaces;

Active materials

  

45.

 

Phanindhar Shivapooja#, Qiming Wang#, Beatriz Orihuela, Daniel Rittschof, Gabriel P. López*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Bioinspired Surfaces with Dynamic Topography for Active Control of Biofouling, Advanced Materials, 25, 1430  (2013) Supporting Information (#: Equal contribution) Selected as shortlist for Ship Technology Global Innovation in Energy Efficiency Awards 2013, Reported by NBC News MRS Materials 360, Tribology & Lubrication Technology, Raleigh News & Observer, Triangle Business Journal, Popular Science, and Duke Magazine.

 

2013

 

Soft surfaces;

Active materials

 

44.

 

Qiming Wang , Xiaofan Niu , Qibing Pei , Michael Dickey, Xuanhe Zhao*, Electromechanical Instabilities of Thermoplastics: Theory and In Situ Observation, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 141911 (2012). Supporting InformationVideo 1.

 

2012

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces 

43.

 

Darinka D Klumpers, Xuanhe Zhao, David J Mooney, Theo H. Smit*, Cellular Traction Forces in 3D Tissue Constructs Lead to Patterning and Spatially Regulated Differentiation, Integrative Biology, 5, 1174 (2013)

 

2013

 

Other

42.

 

Jeong-Yun Sun, Xuanhe Zhao, Widusha R. K. Illeperuma, Ovijit Chaudhuri, Kyu Hwan Oh, David J. Mooney, Joost J. Vlassak, Zhigang Suo*, Highly stretchable and tough hydrogels, Nature, 489, 133 (2012) Supporting Information, Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3Nature News

 

2012

 

Soft materials

  

41.

 

Qiming Wang, Mukarram Tahir, Jianfeng Zang, and Xuanhe Zhao*, Dynamic Electrostatic Lithography: Multiscale On-demand Patterning on Large-Area Curved Surfaces, Advanced Materials, 24, 1947?951 (2012)  Advanced Materials Frontispiece, BBC Focus Magzine, MRS Materials 360, MIT Technology Review (Chinese version)

 

2012

 

Soft surfaces;

Active materials

  

40.

 

Qiming Wang, Zhigang Suo, Xuanhe Zhao*, Bursting Drops in Solid Dielectrics Caused by High Voltages, Nature Communications, 3, 1157 (2012). Supporting InformationVideo 1, Video 2, Video 3. Featured Image of Nature Communications, MRS Materials 360, Physics Today

 

2012

 

Active materials

39.

 

Jianfeng Zang, Xuanhe Zhao, Yanping Cao*, John W. Hutchinson*, Localized Ridge Wrinkling of Stiff Films on Compliant Substrates, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60, 1265 (2012)

 

2012

 

Soft surfaces

38.

 

Qiming Wang, Anirudh C. Mohan,  Michelle L. Oyen, Xuanhe Zhao*, Separating Viscoelasticity and Poroelasticity of Gels with Different Length and Time Scales, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 30, 20 (2014)

 

2014

 

Soft materials

37.

 

Lin Zhang, Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Mechanical Constraints Enhance Electrical Energy Densities of Soft Dielectrics, Applied Physics Letter, 99, 171906 (2011) Supporting Information.

 

2011

 

Active materials

36.

 

Xuanhe Zhao*, A Theory for Large Deformation and Damage of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60, 319 (2012)

 

2012

 

Soft materials

 

35.

 

Qiming Wang, Mukarram Tahir, Lin Zhang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Electro-creasing Instability in Deformed Polymers: Experiment and Theory, Soft Matter,7, 6583 (2011)

 

2011

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces 

34.

 

Qiming Wang, Lin Zhang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Creasing to Cratering instability in polymers under ultrahigh electric fields, Physical Review Letters, 106, 118301 (2011). Supporting InformationVideo 1.

 

2011

 

Active materials;

Soft surfaces 

33.

 

Soo Jin Adrian Koh, Tiefeng Li, Jinxiong Zhou, Xuanhe Zhao, Wei Hong, Jian Zhu, Zhigang Suo*, Mechanisms of large actuation strain in dielectric elastomers, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49, 504 (2011)

 

2011

 

Active materials

32.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Soo Jin Adrian Koh, and Zhigang Suo*. Nonequilibrium thermodynamics of dielectric elastomers. International Journal of Applied Mechanics. 3, 203-217 (2011).

 

2011

 

Active materials

31.

 

Shengqiang Cai, Yuhang Hu, Xuanhe Zhao, and Zhigang Suo*. Poroelasticity of a covalently crosslinked alginate hydrogel under compression. Journal of Applied Physics.108, 113514 (2010)

 

2010

 

Soft materials

30.

 

Sarah Vella, Xin Chen, Samuel Thomas, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo, George Whitesides*, The Determination of the Location of Contact Electrification-Induced Discharge Events,Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114, 20885 (2010)

 

2010

 

Other

29.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Jaeyun Kim, Christine Cezar, Nathaniel Huebsch,Kangwon Lee, Kamal Bouhadir, and David Mooney*, Active Scaffolds for On-demand Drug and Cell Delivery, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108, 67 (2011). Supporting InformationVideo 1, Video 2, Video 3, and Video 4. Research highlight by Nature, Research highlight by Nature Materials, and Research highlght by PNAS.

 

2011

 

Active materials;

Soft materials

28.

 

Xuanhe Zhao and Zhigang Suo*, Theory of dielectric elastomers capable of giant deformation of actuation, Physical Review Letters 104, 178302 (2010)

 

2010

 

Active materials

27.

 

Philseok Kim, Lauren D. Zarzar, Xuanhe Zhao, Alexander Sidorenko, Joanna Aizenberg*,  Microbristle in gels: Toward all-polymer reconfigurable hybrid surfaces, Soft Matter, 6, 750 (2010) Selected as Cover of Soft Matter

 

2010

 

Soft surfaces;

Soft materials

26.

 

Yuhang Hu, Xuanhe Zhao, Joost Vlassak, Zhigang Suo*, Using indentation to characterize the poroelasticity of gels. Applied Physics Letters 96, 121904 (2010).

 

2010

 

Soft materials

25.

 

Romain Marcombe, Shengqiang Cai, Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Yuri Lapusta, Zhigang Suo*, A theory of constrained swelling of a pH-sensitive hydrogel. Soft Matter 6, 784-793 (2010).

 

2010

 

Soft materials

24.

 

Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Formation of creases on the surfaces of elastomers and gels. Applied Physics Letters 95, 111901 (2009).

 

2009

 

Soft surfaces

23.

 

Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Large deformation and electrochemistry of polyelectrolyte gels. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 58, 558-577 (2010).

 

2010

 

Soft materials

22.

 

Yuhang Hu, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Averting cracks caused by insertion reaction in lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Research 25, 1007(2010).

 

2010

 

Other

 

21.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Electromechanical instability in semicrystalline polymers. Applied Physics Letters 95, 031904 (2009).

 

2009

 

Active materials

20.

 

Soo Jin Adrian Koh, Xuanhe Zhao, and Zhigang Suo*, Maximal energy that can be converted by a dielectric elastomer generator. Applied Physics Letters 94, 262902 (2009).

 

2009

 

Active materials

 

19.

 

Xin Zhou, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo, Chen Zou, J. Runt, Sheng Liu, Shihai Zhang, Q.M. Zhang*, Electrical breakdown and ultrahigh electrical energy density in poly(vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene) copolymer. Applied Physics Letters 94, 162901 (2009).

 

2009

 

Active materials

 

18.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Method to analyze programmable deformation of dielectric elastomer layers. Applied Physics Letters, 93, 251902 (2008).

 

2008

 

Active materials

 

17.

 

Tianhu He, Xuanhe Zhao and Zhigang Suo*, Equilibrium and stability of dielectric elastomer membranes undergoing inhomogeneous deformation. Journal of Applied Physics, 106, 083522 (2009).

 

2009

 

Active materials

 

16.

 

Jiaping Zhang, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo, Hanqing Jiang*, A finite element method for transient analysis of concurrent large deformation and mass transport in gels. Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 093522 (2009).

 

2009

 

Active materials

 

15.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Nathaniel D. Huebsch, David J. Mooney, Zhigang Suo*, Stress-relaxation behavior in gels with ionic and covalent crosslinks. Journal of Applied Physics 107, 063509 (2010).

 

2010

 

Soft materials

 

14.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Electrostriction in elastic dielectrics undergoing large deformation. Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 123530 (2008).

 

2008

 

Active materials

 

13.

 

Mickael Moscardo, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Yuri Lapusta, On designing dielectric elastomer actuators. Journal of Applied Physics 104, 093503 (2008).

 

2008

 

Active materials

 

12.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Wei Hong, Zhigang Suo*, Inhomogeneous and anisotropic equilibrium state of a swollen hydrogel containing a hard core. Applied Physics Letters 92, 051904 (2008).

 

2008

 

Soft materials

 

11.

 

Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Drying-induced bifurcation in a hydrogel-actuated nanostructure. Journal of Applied Physics 104, 084905 (2008).

 

2008

 

Soft materials

 

10.

 

Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Jinxiong Zhou and Zhigang Suo*, A theory of coupled diffusion and large deformation in polymeric gels. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 56, 1779-1793 (2008). Top 10 Cited articles published in the last five years on JMPS.

 

2008

 

Soft materials

 

9.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Wei Hong and Zhigang Suo*, Stretching and polarizing a dielectric gel immersed in a solvent. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 45, 4021-4031 (2008).

 

2008

 

Active materials;

Soft materials

8.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Zhigang Suo*, Method to analyze electromechanical stability of dielectric elastomers, Applied Physics Letters 91, 061921 (2007).

 

2007

 

Active materials

7.

 

Jinxiong Zhou, Wei Hong, Xuanhe Zhao, Zhiqian Zhang and Zhigang Suo*, Propagation of instability in dielectric elastomers. International Journal of Solids and Structures 45, 3739-3750 (2008).

 

2008

 

Active materials

 

6.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Wei Hong and Zhigang Suo*, Electromechanical coexistent states and hysteresis in dielectric elastomers, Physical Review B 76,134113 (2007).

 

2007

 

Active materials

 

5.

 

Zhigang Suo*, Xuanhe Zhao and William H. Greene, A nonlinear field theory of deformable dielectrics. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 467-286 (2008) Top 10 Cited articles published in the last five years on JMPS.

 

2008

 

Active materials

 

4.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, Yugong Wu*, Zhigang Fan, Fei Li, Three-dimensional simulations of the complex dielectric properties of random composites by finite element method, Journal of Applied Physics 95, 8110 (2004)

 

2004

 

Other

3.

 

Zhigang Fan, Yugong Wu*, Xuanhe Zhao, Yuzhu Lu, Simulation of polycrystalline structure with Voronoi diagram in Laguerre geometry based on random closed packing of spheres, Computational Materials Science 29, 301 (2004)

 

2004

 

Other

2.

 

Xuanhe Zhao, and Yugong Wu*, Evaluation of the fitting efficiency of General Effective Medium equation and its modification, Journal of Materials Science 39, 291 (2004).

 

2004

 

Other

1.

 

Yugong Wu*, Xuanhe Zhao, Fei Li, Zhigang Fan, Evaluation of mixing rules for dielectric constants of composite dielectrics by MC-FEM calculation on 3D cubic lattice, Journal of Electroceramics 11, 227 (2003)

 

2003

 

Other

 

 

 

Patent  (switch to Recent Paper, Full Paper List or Invited Talk)

 

5. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Hyunwoo Yuk, Shaoting Lin, Extremely Compliant yet Tough Hydrogel Systems as Ultrasound Transmission Agents, WO2016106171A1 (2016)

4. 

Jeong-Yun Sun, Xuanhe Zhao, Widusha R.K. Illeperuma, Kyu Hwan Oh, David J. Mooney, Joost J. Vlassak, Zhigang Suo, Interpenetrating networks with covalent and ionic crosslinks for extremely stretchable and tough hydrogels, WO/ 2013/103956 (2013).

3. 

Gabriel Lopez, Vrad Levering, Xuanhe Zhao,  Phanindhar Shivapooja, Qiming Wang, Systems and Methods for Active Biofouling Control, WO/2013/049626 (2013).

2. 

David J. Mooney, Xuanhe Zhao,  Active Scaffolds for On-demand Drug and Cell Delivery, WO/2011/075516 (2011).

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Xuanhe Zhao, Nathaniel D. Huebsch, David J. Mooney, Zhigang Suo, On-demand and reversible drug release by external cue, WO/2010/093528, (2010)

 

 

 

Invited and Keynote Talk   (switch to Recent Paper, Full Paper List or Patent)

93. Xuanhe Zhao, TBD, Society of Engineering Science Conference, Boston, 07/2017
92. Xuanhe Zhao, TBD, GRC on Nano-Mechanical Interfaces: Theory, Computations, and Experiments, Hongkong University of Science and Technology, Hongkong, 07/2017
91. Xuanhe Zhao, TBD, GRC on Science of Adhesion, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, 07/2017
90. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Living Materials and Machines: From Theory to Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 04/2017
89. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Living Materials and Machines: From Theory to Design, Department of Polymer Engieering, University of Akron, Akron, 04/2017
88. Xuanhe Zhao, Hydrogel Robots: High-Speed, High-Force and Opto-sonically Invisible in Water, MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, 04/2017
87. Xuanhe Zhao, Tough Hydrogel Robots: High-Speed, High-Force and Opto-sonically Invisible in Water, APS March Meeting, New Orleans, 03/2017
86. Xuanhe Zhao, Multiscale Multimechanism Design of Tough Hydrogels, APS March Meeting, New Orleans, 03/2017
85. Xuanhe Zhao, Hydrogel Scaffolds Electronics and Machines, 2017 MIT Japan Conference, Tokyo, 01/2017
84. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Living Materials and Machines: From Theory to Design, Caltech Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar, Caltech, 01/2017
83. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials, Machines and Robots, Schlumberger-Doll Research Center, Cambridge, 01/2017
82. Xuanhe Zhao, 3D Printing of Soft Materials and Machines, SUSTech-MIT Joint Workshop on Engineering, Shenzhen, 01/2017
81. Xuanhe Zhao, Stretchable Hydrogel Electronics and Devices, 2016 CABA Medical Device and Diagnostics Innovation (MDDI) Symposium, Cambridge, 12/2016
80. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Living Materials and Machines: From Theory to Design, MIT ME Colloquium, Cambridge, 12/2016
79. Xuanhe Zhao, Bioinspired Hydrogel Scaffolds Electronics and Machines, 2016 MIT Research & Development Conference, Cambridge, 11/2016
78. Xuanhe Zhao, Stretchable Hydrogel Electronics and Devices, Diabetic Lower Extremity Symposium, Boston, 11/2016
77. Xuanhe Zhao, 3D Printing of Soft Living Materials, Electronics and Robots, ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Phoenix, 11/2016
76. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Living Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University, 10/2016
75. Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanochemically responsive elastomers: fundamental and applications, The 24th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal, 08/2016
74. Xuanhe Zhao,  Cephalopod-inspired design of electro-mechano-chemically responsive elastomers, The 252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, 08/2016
73. Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanochemically responsive polymers, The 2nd International Workshop on Soft Machines and Mechanics, Xian, 05/2016
72. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Electronics and Machines: Bioinspiration and Biointegration, International Symposium of Flexible and Stretchable Electronics, Wuhan, 05/2016
71. Xuanhe Zhao, Bio-gel Electronics, Machines and Robots, Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, 04/2016
70. Xuanhe Zhao, Tough, Adhesive, Smart Water, MIT MechE Visiting Committee, Cambridge, 04/2016
69. Xuanhe Zhao, Nanoengineering Stretchable Bio-gel Electronics and Devices, 2016 NanoWorld Conference, Newton MA, 04/2016
68. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials: From Bio-inspiration to 3D Printing, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 03/2016
67. Xuanhe Zhao, MIT Soft Active Materials Laboratory, InnoMed Ltd, Suzhou, 03/2016
66. Xuanhe Zhao, MIT Soft Active Materials Laboratory, Synfuels China Ltd, Beijing, 03/2016
65. Xuanhe Zhao, MIT Soft Active Materials Laboratory, Tibet Cheezheng Tibetan Medicine Co.,Ltd, Beijing, 03/2016
64. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 03/2016
63. Xuanhe Zhao, Stretchable Bio-gel Electronics and Devices, IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics, Hangzhou, 03/2016
62. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials, Fudan University,  Shanghai, 03/2016
61. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Materials, Machines and Robotics, Shanghai Jiaotong University,  Shanghai, 03/2016
60. Xuanhe Zhao, Unconventional Hydrogel Scaffolds, Electronics and Machines, VERICEL Inc.,  Cambridge, MA , 02/2016
59. Xuanhe Zhao, Tough, Adhesive, Smart Water, MIT CEE Research Speeddating,  Cambridge, MA , 02/2016
58. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials, U.S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center,  Natick, MA , 01/2016
57. Xuanhe Zhao, Materials and Mechanics for Unconventional Electronics, The Dow Chemical Company, Marlborough, MA , 01/2016
56. Xuanhe Zhao, Bio-gel Electronics and Machines, 2015 MRS Fall Conference, Cambridge, 11/2015
55. Xuanhe Zhao, Bioinspired Transformative Skin, 2015 MRS Fall Conference, Cambridge, 11/2015
54. Xuanhe Zhao, MIT Soft Active Materials Laboratory (SAMs Lab), Estee Lauder Companies, Stony Brook, 11/2015
53. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Wet Adhesion Unprecedented in Nature, 2015 ASEM IMECE Conference, Houston, 11/2015
52. Xuanhe Zhao, Designer Soft Materials, Squishy Physics Seminar Series, Harvard University, 11/2015
51. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Materials: Unconventional Networks Give Unprecedented Properties, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, 10/2015
50. Xuanhe Zhao, Nano-engineering Soft Materials for Unprecedented Properties and Functions, ISN ANTS Seminar, Institute of Soldier Nanotechnology, MIT, 10/2015
49. Xuanhe Zhao, Unconventional Hydrogel Scaffolds, Electronics and Machines, Langer Research Lab, MIT, 10/2015
48. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Materials: Unconventional Networks Give Unprecedented Properties, Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series, Brown University, 10/2015

47.

Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanics and Manufacturing of Soft Bioactive Electronics and MachinesThe Workshop on Soft Machines and Mechanics, Xi'an, 06/2015

46. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Materials with Unprecedented Properties: Design & ManufacturingDesigner Matter Workshop, Amsterdam, 06/2015

45.

Xuanhe Zhao, Functional Patterning in Soft Materials: Theory and Bioinspired Design, International Workshop on Pattern Formation in Soft Materials, Tianjin, China, 06/2015

44. Teng Zhang, Shaoting Lin, Hyunwoo Yuk, Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application, University of Connecticut, 04/2015
43. Xuanhe Zhao, Tough and Bioactive Hydrogel Electronics Bridging Human-Machine Interfaces, Materials Research Seminar, MIT Lincoln Laboratary, Lexington, 04/2015

42.

Xuanhe Zhao, Bioactive Gel Electronics Bridging Human-Machine Interfaces, 2015 MRS Spring Conference, San Francisco, 04/2015

41. Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Tough Materials: Unconventional Networks Give Unprecedented Properties, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 03/2015
40. Xuanhe Zhao, Nonwoven Materials with Extraordinary FunctionsRISE & N3M Conference, Miami, 02/2015
39. Xuanhe Zhao, Designing Soft Materials with Unprecedented Properties and Functions, CEE Research Speed dating, MIT, 02/2015
38. Xuanhe Zhao, Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 11/2014
37. Xuanhe Zhao, Tough, Bioactive and Multifunctional Hydrogel Platform by Design, BioMEMS Resource Center Seminar Series, MGH, 12/2014

36.

Xuanhe Zhao, Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and ApplicationDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, 10/2014

35.

Xuanhe Zhao, Design Soft Materials with Unprecedented Properties, Draper Lab, Cambridge, MA, 10/2014

34.

Xuanhe Zhao, Design Soft Materials with Unprecedented Properties, Materials Processing Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 10/2014

33. Xuanhe Zhao, Harnessing Large Deformation and Instabilities in Soft Dielectrics: Discovery vs. Bioinspired Design, Mechanical Engineering Colloquium, MIT, 10/2014

32.

Xuanhe Zhao, Design Highly Stretchable, Tough and Biocompatible Hydrogels for Controlled Cell-Material Interactions in 3D, The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, 07/2014

31.

Xuanhe Zhao, Bioinspired Soft surfacess: From Fundamental Physics to Applications, SIAM Annual Meeting, Chicago, 07/2014

30.

Xuanhe Zhao, Nanostructured Soft surfaces: From Instability to FunctionNanotech 2014, Washington DC, 06/2014.

29.

Xuanhe Zhao, Beyond Active materials: Bio-inspired Soft surfaces and Tunable Micro lens based on Dielectric Elastomers, EuroEAP, Linköping, Sweden, 06/2014.

28.

Xuanhe Zhao, Beyond Active materials: Bio-inspired Soft surfaces and Tunable Micro lens based on Dielectric Elastomers. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA, 03/2014

27.

Xuanhe Zhao,  Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 02/2014

26.

Xuanhe Zhao,  Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 02/2014

25.

Xuanhe Zhao, Multi-scale Multi-mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application,  Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas Austin, 02/2014

24.

Xuanhe Zhao, Harnessing Instabilities on Hard/Soft Active Material Interfaces, Gordon Research Conference on the Science of Adhesion, South Hadley, MA, 07/2013

23.

Xuanhe Zhao,  Mechanical properties determine dielectric strengths of soft polymers, Polymers in Cables 2013, Miami, 05/2013

22.

Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Active Materials: When Engineering Meets Bioinspiration, The 5th Annual Triangle Soft Matter Workshop, Duke University, 05/2013

21.

Xuanhe Zhao, Multifunctionality and Control of Large-Area Graphene,  FIP Annual Symposium: Frontiers in Photonics, Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke University, 03/2013

20.

Xuanhe Zhao, Bioinspired Electroactive Skin, Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering, University of Florida, 01/2013

19.

Xuanhe Zhao, Bioinspired Electroactive Skin, ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Stone Mountain, Georgia, 09/2012

18.

Xuanhe Zhao, Electroactive Skin for Antifouling, Douglas Machine Inc., Alexandria, MN, 06/2012

17

Xuanhe Zhao, Engineering Soft Active Materials for a Better Life, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC, 04/2012

16

Xuanhe Zhao, Engineering Soft Active Materials for a Better Life, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, 03/2012

15

Xuanhe Zhao, Harnessing Electromechanical Instabilities in Insulating Polymers, Polymers in Cables 2012, Miami, 03/2012

14

Xuanhe Zhao, Harvesting Electromechanical Instability for Bio-inspired Antifouling, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 02/2012

13

Xuanhe Zhao, Electroactive Skin: From Antibiofouling to Transfer Printing, 2011 MRS Fall Conference, Boston, 12/2011

12

Xuanhe Zhao, Soft surfaces: From Antibiofouling to Reliable Power Cable, Department of Chemistry, UNC Chapel Hill, 11/2011

11

Xuanhe Zhao, Engineering and Physics of Electroactive Polymers: From Micropatterning to Taylor Cone, Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Duke University, 09/2011

10. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Engineering Soft Active Materials for a Better Life, Duke Engineering New Faculty Lecture, Duke University, 04/2011

9. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Harnessing Instability in Polymers under Electric Fields, APS, Dallas,  03/2011 

8. 

Qiming Wang, Xuanhe Zhao, Creasing instability in polymers under ultrahigh electric fields, Duke MEMS graduate student retreat, Duke University, 11/2011

7. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanics of Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 03/2009

6. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanics of Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 03/2009

5

Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanics of Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 02/2009

4. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, 02/2009

3

Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, 02/2009

2. 

Xuanhe Zhao, Mechanics of Soft Active Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University, 02/2009

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Xuanhe Zhao, Soft Active Materials, Harvard Rowland Institute, Harvard University, 01/2009

 

 

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