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Book Chapters 

  1. Nicholas Leventis and Hongbing Lu, “Polymer-Crosslinked Aerogels,” in Aerogel Handbook, 251-285, Edited by M. A. Aegerter, N. Leventis, and Koebel, Springer 2011
  2. Hongbing Lu, Huiyang Luo and Nicholas Leventis, “Mechanical Characterization of Aerogels,” in Aerogel Handbook, 499-535, Edited by M. A. Aegerter, N. Leventis, and Koebel, Springer 2011
  3. Wolfgang G. Knauss, Igor Emri, Hongbing Lu, “Mechanics of Polymers: Viscoelasticity,” in Springer Handbook of Experimental Solid Mechanics, Springer, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-387-26883-5
  4. Hongbing Lu and Gang Huang, “Viscoelastic Nanoindentation,” Book Chapter, in New Research in Thin Solid Films, ISBN: 1-60021-454-1, Nova Science Publishers, 2007
  5. Roy, K. Vengadassalam, F. Hussain, H. Lu, “Manufacturing, Mechanical Characterization, and Modeling of a Pultruded Thermoplastic Nanocomposites,” in Nanoengineering of Structural, Functional and Smart Materials, Edited by Mark J. Schulz, Ajit D. Kelkar, and Mannur J. Sundaresan, CRC, Taylor & Francis Group, 2005

 

Patents

  1. Hongbing Lu, Ray Baughman, Mohammad H. Haque, Shaoli D. Fang, “Method of Fabricating Carbon Nanotube Sheet Scrolled Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites and Compositions and Uses Thereof,” U.S. Patent 20160024262 A1, 2017
  2. Hongbing Lu, Ning Xiang, Nicholas Leventis, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, “Acoustic Attenuators Based on Porous Nanostructured Materials,” U.S. Patent 9,068,346 B1, 2015
  3. Ming Li, Hongbing Lu, James M. Rushing, Dennis P. Henninger, Xingyun Shen, “Apparatus and Method for Cutting Sheet Material,” U.S. Patent 7455004, 2008

Journal Papers

  1. Run Wang, Shaoli Fang, Yicheng Xiao, Enlai Gao, Nan Jiang, Yaowang Li, Linlin Mou, Yanan Shen, Wubin Zhao, Sitong Li, Alexandre F. Fonseca, Douglas S. Galvão, Mengmeng Chen, Wenqian He, Kaiqing Yu, Hongbing Lu, Xuemin Wang, Dong Qian, Ali E. Aliev, Na Li, Carter S. Haines, Zhongsheng Liu, Jiuke Mu, Zhong Wang, Shougen Yin, Márcio D. Lima, Baigang An, Xiang Zhou, Zunfeng Liu, Ray H. Baughman, “Torsional refrigeration by twisted, coiled, and supercoiled fibers,” Science, 366, 216-221, 2019

 

  1. Xuemin Wang, Tingge Xu, Rui Zhang, Monica Jung de Andrade, Pruthul Kokkada, Dong Qian, Samit Roy, Ray H Baughman, Hongbing Lu, “Modeling the compressive buckling strain as a function of the nanocomposite interphase thickness in a carbon nanotube sheet wrapped carbon fiber composite,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, 86(10), 101007 (1-9), 2019

 

  1. Junfeng Liang, Kyle D Smity, Rong Z Gan, Hongbing Lu, “The effect of blast overpressure on the mechanical properties of the human tympanic membrane,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 100, 103368 (1-9), 2019

 

  1. Sadeq Malakooti, Guoqiang Qin, Chandana Mandal, Rushi Soni, Tahereh Taghvaee, Yao Ren, Huiluo Chen, Nicholas Tsao, James Shiao, Shameek Sushil Kulkarni, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis, Hongbing Lu, “Low-Cost, Ambient Dried, Superhydrophobic, High Strength, Thermally Insulating and Thermally Resilient Polybenzoxazine Aerogels,” ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2019

 

  1. Jiuke Mu, Mônica Jung de Andrade, Shaoli Fang, Xuemin Wang, Enlai Gao, Na Li, Shi Hyeong Kim, Hongzhi Wang, Chengyi Hou, Qinghong Zhang, Meifang Zhu, Dong Qian, Hongbing Lu, Dharshika Kongahage, Sepehr Talebian, Javad Foroughi, Geoffrey Spinks, Hyun Kim, Taylor H Ware, Hyeon Jun Sim, Dong Yeop Lee, Yongwoo Jang, Seon Jeong Kim, Ray H Baughman, “Sheath-run artificial muscles,” Science, 365(6449), 150-155, 2019

 

  1. Pruthul Kokkada Ravindranath, Samit Roy, Vinu Unnikrishnan, Xuemin Wang, Tingge Xu, Ray Baughman, Hongbing Lu, “A multiscale model to study the enhancement in the compressive strength of multi-walled CNT sheet overwrapped carbon fiber composites,” Composite Structures, 219, 170-178, 2019

 

  1. Yeye Wen, Enlai Gao, Zhenxing Hu, Tingge Xu, Hongbing Lu, Zhiping Xu, Chun Li, “Chemically modified graphene films with tunable negative Poisson’s ratios,” Nature Communications, 10(1), 2446, 2019

 

  1. Run Wang, Zhongsheng Liu, Guoyun Wan, Tianjian Jia, Chao Zhang, Xuemin Wang, Mei Zhang, Dong Qian, Monica Jung Andrade, Nan Jiang, Shougen Yin, Rui Zhang, Deqiang Feng, Weichao Wang, Hui Zhang, Hong Chen, Yinsong Wang, Raquel Ovalle-Robles, Kanzan Inoue, Hongbing Lu, Shaoli Fang, Ray Baughman, “Controllable Preparation of Ordered and Hierarchically Buckled Structures for Inflatable Tumor Ablation, Volumetric Strain Sensor, and Communication via Inflatable Antenna,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11(11), 10862-10873, 2019 (featured as ACS Editor’s Choice)

 

  1. Sadeq Malakooti, Saman Rostami, Habel Gitogo Churu, Huiyang Luo, Jenna Clark, Fabiola Casarez, Owen Rettenmaier, Soheil Daryadel, Majid Minary-Jolandan, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis and Hongbing Lu, “Scalable, Hydrophobic and Highly-stretchable Poly(isocyanurate–urethane) Aerogels,” RSC Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry, 8, Paper Number 21214, 2018

 

  1. Sadeq Malakooti, Habel Gitogo Churu, Alison Lee, Saman Rostami, Samuel John May, Suzie Ghidei, Fen Wang, Qun Lu, Huiyang Luo, Ning Xiang, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis, and Hongbing Lu, “Sound Transmission Loss Enhancement in an Inorganic-Organic Laminated Wall Panel Using Multifunctional Low-Density Nanoporous Polyurea Aerogels: Experiment and Modeling,” Advanced Engineering Materials, Paper Number 1700937 (1-10), 2018

 

  1. Junfeng Liang, Kyle D. Smith, Hongbing Lu, Thomas W. Seal, Rong Z. Gan, “Mechanical properties of the Papio Anubis tympanic membrane: Change significantly from infancy to adulthood,” Hearing Research, 370, 143-154, 2018

 

  1. Xu, H. Luo, Z. Xu, M. Minary-Jolandan, S. Roy, H. Lu, “Evaluation of the Effect of Thermal Oxidation and Moisture on the Interfacial Shear Strength of Unidirectional IM7/BMI Composite by Fiber Push-in Nanoindentation,” Experimental Mechanics, 58, 111-123, 2018

 

  1. Yuanping Li, Xuemin Wang, Siyu Chen, and Hongbing Lu, “Nonlinear dynamic response and global stability of an air compressor vibration system,” Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control, 38, 1081-1095, 2019

 

  1. ZhenXing Hu, TingGe Xu, Xuemin Wang, ZhiMing Xie, HuiYang Luo, Yong He, Lei Guo, YuanPing Li, RongZhu Gan, HongBing Lu, “Fluorescent digital image correlation techniques in experimental mechanics,” Science China: Technological Sciences, 61, 21-36, 2018

 

  1. T Xu, Y Du, H Luo, Z Hu, X Wang, L Guo, H Lu, “Characterization of the Mechanical Behavior of Colorado Mason Sand at Grain-Level by Nanoindentation,” Experimental Mechanics, 58, 449-463, 2018

 

  1. Sadeq Malakooti, Habel Gitogo Churu, Alison Lee, Tingge Xu, Huiyang Luo, Ning Xiang, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis, Hongbing Lu, “Sound insulation properties in low-density, mechanically strong and ductile nanoporous polyurea aerogels,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 476, 36-45, 2017

 

  1. Yingjie Du, Tingge Xu, Thomas M. Shaw, Xiao Hu Liu, Griselda Bonilla, Han Li, Hongbing Lu, “A Novel Tri-Layer Nanoindentation Method to Measure the Mechanical Properties of a Porous Brittle Ultra-Low-K Dielectric Thin Film,” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 13, 100-107, 2017

 

  1. J Liang, ZA Yokell, DU Nakmaili, RZ Gan, H Lu, “The Effect of Blast Overpressure on the Mechanical Properties of a Chinchilla Tympanic Membrane,” Hearing Research, 354, 48-55, 2017

 

  1. Bo Wang, Pravarsha Ghanta, Sandra Vinnikova, Siyuan Bao, Junfeng Liang, Hongbing Lu, Shuodao Wang, “Wrinkling of Tympanic Membrane Under Unbalanced Pressure,” Journal of Applied Mechanics,” 84, 041002, 1-6, 2017

 

  1. Yingjie Du, Xiaohu Liu, Boshen Fu, Thomas M Shaw, Minhua Lu, Thomas A Wassick, Griselda Bonilla, Hongbing Lu, “Creep Characterization of Solder Bumps Using Nanoindentation,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 21, 287-305, 2017

 

  1. Xu, Y. Du, H. Luo, G-h Kim, Z. Xu, M. Minary-Jolandan, L. Stark, T. Baughn, H. Lu, “Measurement of Temperature-Dependent Young’s Modulus at a Strain Rate for a Molding Compound by Nanoindentation,” Experimental Mechanics, 57, 1135-1147, 2017

 

  1. Zhenxing Hu, Tingge Xu, Huiyang Luo, Rong Z. Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “Measurement of Thickness and Profile of a Transparent Material Using Fluorescent Stereo Microscopy,” Optics Express, 24, 29822-29829, 2016

 

  1. Junfeng Liang, Huiyang Luo, Zachary Yokell, Don U. Nakmali, Rong Zhu Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “Characterization of the Nonlinear Elastic Behavior of Chinchilla Tympanic Membrane Using Micro-fringe Projection,” Hearing Research, 339, 1-11, 2016

 

  1. Tingge Xu, Jun Hyeon Yoo, Sachin Babu, Samit Roy, Jeong-Bong Lee and Hongbing Lu, “Characterization of the Mechanical Behavior of SU-8 at Microscale by Viscoelastic Analysis,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 26, 105001, 2016

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Shangyuan Jiang, Don U. Nakmali, Rong Zhu Gan, Hongbing Lu, “Mechanical Properties of a Human Eardrum at High Strain Rates After Exposure to Blast Waves,” Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 2, 59-73, 2016

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Adnan M. Saeed, Suraj Donthula, Hojat Majedi Far, Parwani M. Rewatkar, Helmut Kaiser, J. David Robertson, Hongbing Lu, and Gitogo Churu, Nanoporous Polyurea from a Triisocyanate and Boric Acid: A Paradigm of a General Reaction Pathway for Isocyanates and Mineral Acids,” Chemistry of Materials, 28, 67-78, 2016

 

  1. Junfeng Liang, Boshen Fu, Huiyang Luo, Don Nakmali, Rong Zhu Gan, Hongbing Lu, “Characterization of the Nonlinear Elastic Behavior of Guinea Pig Tympanic Membrane Using Micro-Fringe Projection,” International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, 3, 319-344, 2015

 

  1. Gitogo Churu, Barbara Zupančič, Deriyashil Mohite, Clarissa Wisner, Huiyang Luo, Igor Emri, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis, Hongbing Lu, “Synthesis and Mechanical Characterization of Mechanically Strong, Polyurea-Crosslinked, Ordered Mesoporous Silica Aerogels,” Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 75, 98-123, 2015

 

  1. ZF Liu, S Fang, FA Moura, JN Ding, N Jiang, J Di, M Zhang, X Lepró, DS Galvão, CS Haines, NY Yuan, SG Yin, DW Lee, R Wang, HY Wang, W Lv, C Dong, RC Zhang, MJ Chen, Q Yin, YT Chong, R Zhang, X Wang, MD Lima, R Ovalle-Robles, D Qian, H Lu, RH Baughman, “Hierarchically Buckled Sheath-Core Fibers for Superelastic Electronics, Sensors, and Muscles,” Science, 349(6246): 400-404, 2015 (Highlighted at NSF Homepage; Selected as one of the 100 Top Stories in 2015 by Discover Magazine).

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Yingjie Du, Zhenxing Hu, William L. Cooper, Hongbing Lu, “High-Strain Rate Compressive Behavior of Glass Beads under Confinement,” Experimental Mechanics, 55(5): 935-950, 2015

 

  1. Shi Hyeong Kim, Marcio D. Lima, Mikhail E. Kozlov, Carter S. Haines, Geoffrey M. Spinks, Shazed Aziz, Changsoon Choi, Hyeon Jun Sim, Xuemin Wang, Hongbing Lu, Dong Qian, John D. W. Madden, Ray H. Baughman and Seon Jeong Kim, “Harvesting Temperature Fluctuations as Electrical Energy Using Torsional and Tensile Polymer Muscles, Energy & Environmental Science,

8, 3336-3344, 2015

 

  1. Zhenxing Hu, Huiyang Luo, Scott Bardenhagen, Clive R. Siviour, Ronald W. Armstrong, Hongbing Lu, “Internal Deformation Measurement of Polymer Bonded Sugar in Compression by Digital Volume Correlation of In-Situ Tomography,” Experimental Mechanics, 55, 289-300, 2015

 

  1. Pieremanuele Canepa, Kui Tan, Yingjie Du, Hongbing Lu, Yves J. Chabal, Timo Thonhauser, “Structural, Elastic, Thermal, and Electronic Responses of Small-Molecule-Loaded Metal-Organic Framework Materials,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 986-995, 2015

 

  1. Zhenxing Hu, Yingjie Du, Huiyang Luo, Bin Zhong, Hongbing Lu, “Internal Deformation Measurement and Force Chain Characterization of Mason Sand under Confined Compression using Incremental Digital Volume Correlation,” Experimental Mechanics, 54, 1575-1586, 2014

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, William L. Cooper, Hongbing Lu, “Effects of Particle Size and Moisture on the Compressive Behavior of Dense Eglin Sand under Confinement at High Strain Rates,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, 65, 40-55, 2014

 

  1. Wang, B. Fu, H. Luo, S. Staggs, R.A. Mirshams, W.L. Cooper, S.Y. Park, M.J. Kim, C. Hartley, H. Lu, “Characterization of the Grain-Level Mechanical Behavior of Eglin Sand by Nanoindentation,” Experimental Mechanics, 54, 871-884, 2014

 

  1. Bang, A.G. Sadekar, C. Bucack, B. Curtin, S. Acar, D. Kolasinac, W. Yin, D.A. Rubenstein, H. Lu, N. Leventis, “Evaluation of Dysprosia Aerogels as Drug Delivery Systems: A Comparative Study with Random and Ordered Mesoporous Silicas,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 4891-4902, 2014

 

  1. Mohammad H Haque, Priyank Upadhyaya, Samit Roy, Taylor Ware, Walter Voit, Hongbing Lu, “The Changes in Flexural Properties and Microstructures of Carbon Fiber Bismaleimide Composite After Exposure to a High Temperature,” Composite Structures, 108, 57-64, 2014

 

  1. Yang, M. Nar, D.K. Visi, M. Allen, B. Ayre, C.L. Webber, H. Lu, N.A. D’Souza, “Effects of Chemical Versus Enzymatic Processing of Kenaf Fibers on Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-valerate)/poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) Composite Properties,” Composites Part B-Engineering, 56, 926-933, 2014

 

  1. Mahmoud Baniasadi, Zhe Xu, Leah Gandee, Yingjie Du, Hongbing Lu, Philippe Zimmern, Majid Minary-Jolandan, “Nanoindentation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterial biofilm using atomic force microscopy,” Materials Research Express, 1, 045411, 2014

 

  1. Priyank Upadhyaya, Samit Roy, Mohammad H. Haque, Hongbing Lu, “Influence of Nano-clay Compounding on Thermo-oxidative Stability and Mechanical Properties of a Thermoset Polymer System,” Composites Science and Technology, 84, 8-14, 2013

 

  1. Priyank Upadhyaya, Samit Roy, Mohammad H. Haque, Hongbing Lu, “A Novel Numerical-Experimental Approach for Predicting Delamination in High Temperature Polymer Matrix Composites,” Composite Structures, 104, 118-124 2013

 

  1. Chakkaravarthy Chidambareswarapattar, Patrick M. McCarver, Huyang Luo, Hongbing Lu, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Nicholas Leventis, “Fractal Multiscale Nanoporous Polyurethanes: Flexible to Extremely Rigid Aerogels from Multifunctional Small Molecules,” Chemistry of Materials, 25, 3205-3224, 2013

 

  1. Yilmaz Kucuk, Cagri Mollamahmutoglu, Yong Wang,  Hongbing Lu, “Nonlinear Viscoelastic Nanoindentation of PMMA under a Spherical Tip,” Experimental Mechanics, 53, 731-742, 2013

 

  1. Zhenxing Hu, Huiyang Luo, Yingjie Du, Hongbing Lu, “Fluorescent Stereo Microscopy for 3D Surface Profilometry and Deformation Mapping,” Optics Express, 21, 11808-11818, 2013. PMID: 23736402

 

  1. Ping Du, Cheng Chen, Hongbing Lu, Xin Zhang, “Investigation of Cellular Contraction Forces in the Frequency Domain Using a PDMS Micropillar-Based Force Transducer,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 22, 45-53, 2013

 

  1. Wei Yin, Hongbing Lu, Nicholas Leventis, and David Rubenstein, “Characterization of the Biocompatibility of Polyurea Organic Aerogels with the Vascular System: Potential as a Blood Implantable Materials,” International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 62, 109-118, 2013

 

  1. Mingzhen Yao, Ryan Hall, Wei Chen, Dhairyashil P. Mohite, Nicholas Leventis, Ning Lu, Jinguo Wang, Moon J. Kim, Huiyang Luo, Hongbing Lu, “Luminescent LaF3:Ce-Doped Organically Modified Nanoporous Silica Xerogels,” Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 013111, 2013

 

  1. Dhairyashil P. Mohite, Shruti Mahadik-Khanolkar, Huiyang Luo, Hongbing Lu, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, and Nicholas Leventis, “Polydicyclopentadiene Aerogels Grafted with PMMA: I. Molecular and Interparticle Crosslinking,” Soft Matters, 9, 1516-1530, 2013

 

  1. Dhairyashil P. Mohite, Shruti Mahadik-Khanolkar, Huiyang Luo, Hongbing Lu, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, and Nicholas Leventis, “Polydicyclopentadiene Aerogels Grafted with PMMA: II: Nanoscopic Characterization and Origin of Macroscopic Deformation,” Soft Matters, 9, 1531-1539, 2013

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Guoqiang Lu, Samit Roy, and Hongbing Lu, “Characterization of the Viscoelastic Behavior of Bismaleimide Resin Before and After Exposure to High Temperatures,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 17, 369-299, 2013

 

  1. David A. Rubenstein, Hongbing Lu, Shruti S. Mahadik, Nicholas Leventis, Wei Yin, “Characterization of the Physical Properties and Biocompatibility of Polybenzoxazine-Based Aerogels for Use as a Novel Hard-Tissue Scaffold,” Journal of Biomaterials Science – Polymer Edition, 23, 1171 – 1184, 2012

 

  1. Munehiro Asally, Mark Kittisopikul, Pau Rue, Yingjie Du, Zhenxing Hu, Tolga Cagatay, Andra B. Robinson, Hongbing Lu, Jordi Garcia-Okalvo, and Gurol M. Suel, “Localized Cell Death Focuses Mechanical Forces During 3D Patterning in a Biofilm,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 18891-18896, 2012. PMID: 20537251 (Highlighted in Science Online – A Wrinkle in Slime: Cell Deaths Form Biofilm Folds – online on 24 September 24, 2012)

 

  1. P. Mohite, Z.J. Larimore, H. Lu, J.T. Mang, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, and N. Leventis, “Monolithic Hierarchical Fractal Assemblies of Silica Nanoparticles Cross-Linked with Polynorbornene via ROMP: A Structure−Property Correlation from Molecular to Bulk through Nano,” Chemistry of Materials, 24, 3434-3448, 2012

 

  1. Jin Ma, Jay C. Hanan, Ranga Komanduri, Hongbing Lu, “Simulation of the Deformation Mechanisms of Bulk Metallic Glass (BMG) Foam using the Material Point Method,” Computer Modeling in Engineering & Science, 86, 349-384, 2012

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Samit Roy, Hongbing Lu, “Dynamic Compressive Behavior of Unidirectional IM7/5250-4 Laminate after Thermal Oxidation,” Composites Science and Technology, 72, 159-166, 2012

 

  1. Oezge Topal, Susheng Tan, Hongbing Lu, Nicholas Leventis, Kaan A. Kalkan, “Resonant Two-Photon Oxidation in Vanadium Oxyhydrate Nanowires above a Threshold Laser Intensity,” Journal of Physical Chemistry, 116, 10186-10192, 2012

 

  1. Gyu-ho Kim, Bok-won Lee, Hongbing Lu, Jong-hyun Park, “Failure Analysis of an Aircraft APU Exhaust Duct Flange Due to Low Cycle Fatigue at High Temperatures,” Engineering Failure Analysis, 20, 97-104, 2012

 

  1. Scott G. Bardenhagen, John A. Nairn, Hongbing Lu, “Simulation of Dynamic Fracture with the Material Point Method Using a Mixed J-Integral and Cohesive Law Approach,” International Journal of Fracture, 170, 49-66, 2011

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Chakkaravarthy Chidambareswarapattar, Dhairyashil P. Mohite, Zachary J. Larimore, Hongbing Lu, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, “Multifunctional Porous Aramids (Aerogels) by Efficient Reaction of Carboxylic Acids and Isocyanates,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 11981-11986, 2011

 

  1. Yumin Ye, Yu Mao, Fang Wang, Hongbing Lu, Liangti Qu, and Liming Dai, “Solvent-Free Functionalization and Transfer of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes with Vapor-Deposited Polymer Nanocoatings,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 837-842, 2011

 

  1. Leventis, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, D. Mohite, Dhairyashil, Z. Larimore, J. Mang, G. Churu, H. Lu, “Polyimide Aerogels by Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP),” Chemistry of Materials, 23, 2250-2261, 2011

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Hongbing Lu, William L. Cooper, Ranga Komanduri, “Effect of Mass Density on the Compressive Behavior of Dry Sand under Confinement at High Strain Rates,” Experimental Mechanics, 51, 1499-1510, 2011

 

  1. Nitin P. Daphalapurkar, Fang Wang, Boshen Fu, Hongbing Lu and Ranga Komanduri, “Determination of Mechanical Properties of Sand Grains by Nanoindentation,” Experimental Mechanics, 51, 719-728, 2011

 

  1. Fu, H. Luo, F. Wang, G. Churu, KT Chu, JC Hanan, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, N. Leventis, H. Lu, “Simulation of the Microstructural Evolution of a Polymer Crosslinked Templated Silica Aerogel under High-strain-rate Compression,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 357, 2063-2074, 2011

 

  1. Qiumei Bian, Shouyuan Chen, Byung-Tai Kim, Nicholas Leventis, Hongbing Lu, Zenghu Chang, Shuting Lei, “Micromachining of polyurea aerogel using femtosecond laser pulses,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 357, 186-193, 2011

 

  1. Ping Du, I-Kuan Lin, Hongbing Lu, Xin Zhang, “Extension of the Beam Theory for the Polymer Bio-Transducers with Low Aspect Ratios and Viscoelastic Characteristics,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 20, 095016, 2010

 

  1. Luo, Y. Zhang, B. Wang and H. Lu, “Characterization of the Compressive Behavior of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyurethane Foam at Different Strain Rates,” Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering – Transactions of ASME, 132,  021301-1:12, 2010

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Naveen Chandrasekaran, Sudhir Mulik, Zachary J. Larimore, Hongbing Lu, Gitogo Churu, and Joseph T. Mang, “Multifunctional Polyurea Aerogels from Isocynates and Water. A Structure – Property Case Study,” Chemistry of Materials, 6292-6710, 2010

 

  1. David A. Rubenstein, Subramaniam M Venkitachalam, Dan Zamfir, Fang Wang, Hongbing Lu, Mary D Frame and Wei Yin, “In Vitro Biocompatibility of Sheath-Core Cellulose Acetate Electrospun Scaffolds Towards Endothelial Cells and Platelets,” Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 21, 1713-1736, 2010. PMID: 20537251

 

  1. Zhong Zhou and Hongbing Lu, “On the Measurements of Viscoelastic Functions of a Sphere by Nanoindentation,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 14, 1-24, 2010

 

  1. Yin, S.M. Venkitachalam, E. Jarrett, S. Staggs, N. Leventis, H. Lu, D.A. Rubenstein, “Biocompatibility of Surfactant-templated Polyurea–Nanoencapsulated Macroporous Silica Aerogels with Plasma Platelets and Endothelial Cells,” Journal of Biomedical Materials, Part A, 92A, 1431-1439, 2010

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Naveen Chandrasekaran, Anand G. Sadekar, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis and Hongbing Lu, “One-Pot Synthesis of Interpenetrating Inorganic/Organic Networks of CuO/Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Aerogels: Nanostructured Energetic Materials,” Journal of American Chemical Society, 131, 4576-4577, 2009. Highlighted in Nature Chemistry, Issue 3, May 22, 2009

 

  1. Nitin P. Daphalapurkar, Chenkai Dai, Rong Z. Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “Characterization of the Linearly Viscoelastic Behavior of Human Tympanic Membrane by Nanoindentation,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2, 82-92, 2009. PMID: 19627811

 

  1. Alireza Sadr, Yasushi Shimada, Hongbing Lu and Junji Tagami, “The Viscoelastic Behavior of Dental Adhesives: A Nanoindentation Study,” Dental Materials, 25, 13-19, 2009

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Chengkai Dai, Rong Zhu Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “A Comparison of Young’s Modulus for Normal and Diseased Human Eardrums at High Strain Rates,” International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, 1, 1-22, 2009

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Chengkai Dai, Rong Zhu Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “Measurement of Young’s Modulus of Human Tympanic Membrane at High Strain Rates,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering – Transactions of ASME, 131, 064501-1:8, PMID: 19449971

 

  1. Wingfield, A. Baski, M. F. Bertino1, N. Leventis, D. P. Mohite, and  H. Lu, “Fabrication of Sol-Gel Materials with Anisotropic Physical Properties by Photo-Cross-Linking,” Chemistry of Materials, 21, 2108-2114, 2009

 

  1. Leventis, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, S. Mulik, A. Dass, J. Schnobrich, A. Hobbs, E. F. Fabrizio, H. Luo, G. Churu, Y. Zhang, H. Lu, “Polymer Nanoencapsulated Mesoporous Vanadia with Unusual Ductility at Cryogenic Temperatures,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, pp. 2475 – 2482, 2008

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Sudhir Mulik, Xiaojiang Wang, Amala Dass, Vishal U. Patil, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, Hongbing Lu, Gitogo Churu, Alex Capecelatro, “Conformal Polymer Nano-Encapsulation of Ordered Mesoporous Silica Monoliths for Improved Mechanical Properties,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354, pp. 632-644, 2008

 

  1. Luo, G. Churu, E. F. Fabrizio, J. Schnobrich, A. Hobbs, A. Dass, S. Mulik, Y. Zhang, B. P. Grady, A. Capecelatro, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, H. Lu, N. Leventis, “Synthesis and Characterization of the Physical, Chemical and Mechanical Properties of Isocyanate-Crosslinked Vanadia Aerogels,” Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 48, 113-134, 2008

 

  1. Liu, S. Varghese, J. Ma, M. Yoshino, H. Lu, and R. Komanduri, “Orientation Effects in Nanoindentation of Single Crystal Copper,” International Journal of Plasticity, 24, 1990-2015, 2008

 

  1. Sudhir Mulik, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis, Gitogo Churu, Hongbing Lu and Nicholas Leventis, “Crosslinking 3D Assemblies of Nanoparticles into Mechanically Strong Aerogels by Surface-Initiated Free-Radical Polymerization,” Chemistry of Materials, 20, 5035-5046, 2008

 

  1. P. Daphalapurkar, J. C. Hanan, N. B. Phelps, H. Bale, H. Lu, “Tomography and Simulation of Microstructure Evolution of a Closed-Cell Polymeric Foam in Compression,” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 15, 594-611, 2008

 

  1. Gang Huang, Nitin Daphalapurkar, Rong Z. Gan, and Hongbing Lu, “A Method for Measuring Linearly Viscoelastic Properties of Human Tympanic Membrane Using Nanoindentation,” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering – Transactions of ASME, 130, 014501-1, 2008

 

  1. Gyu-ho Kim, Hongbing Lu, “Accelerated Fatigue Life Testing of Polycarbonate at Low Frequency under Isothermal Condition,” Polymer Testing, 27, 114-121, 2008

 

  1. Gyu-Ho Kim and Hongbing Lu, “Characteristics of Accelerated Lifetime Behavior of Polycarbonate under Athermal and High Loading Frequency Conditions,” Polymer Testing, 26, 839-845, 2007

 

  1. Farzana Hussain, S. Roy, K. Narasimhan, K. Vengadassalam, H. Lu, “E-glass-polypropylene pultruded nanocomposite: Manufacture, characterization, thermal and mechanical properties,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 20, No. 4, 411-434, 2007

 

  1. Nicholas Leventis, Sudhir Mulik, Xiaojiang Wang, Amala Daas, C. Sotiriou-Leventis, Hongbing Lu, “Stresses at the Interface of Micro with Nano,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 10660-10661, 2007

 

  1. Nitin P. Daphalapurkar, Hongbing Lu, Demir Coker, and Ranga Komanduri, “Simulation of Dynamic Crack Growth Using the Generalized Interpolation Material Point (GIMP) Method,” International Journal of Fracture, 143, 79-102, 2007

 

  1. Roy, Farzana Hussain, K. Narasimhan, K. Vengadassalam, H. Lu, “E-glass/polypropylene Pultruded Nanocomposite: Manufacture, Characterisation, Thermal and Mechanical properties,” Polymers & Polymer Composites, 15, 91-102, 2007

 

  1. Huang and H. Lu, “Measurements of Two Independent Viscoelastic Functions by Nanoindentation,” Special Issue – Nanoscale Measurements in Mechanics, in Experimental Mechanics, 47, 87-98, 2007

 

  1. Gang Huang, Hongbing Lu, “Measurement of Young’s Relaxation Modulus Using Nanoindentation,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 10, 229-243, 2006

 

  1. Jin Ma, Yang Liu, Hongbing Lu, and Ranga Komanduri, “Multiscale Simulation of Nanoindentation using the Generalized Interpolation Material Point (GIMP) Method, Dislocation Dynamics (DD) and Molecular Dynamics (MD),” Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 16, 41-56, 2006

 

  1. Lu, J. Ma and M. Li, “Edge Trimming of Aluminum Sheets Using Shear Slitting at a Rake Angle,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering – Transactions of ASME, 128, 866-873, 2006

 

  1. Huiyang Luo, Hongbing Lu and Nicholas Leventis, “The Compressive Behavior of Isocyanate-Crosslinked Silica Aerogel at High Strain Rates,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 10, 83-111, 2006

 

  1. Ma, H. Lu, B. Wang, R. Hornung, A. Wissink, and R. Komanduri, “Multiscale Simulation Using Generalized Interpolation Material Point (GIMP) Method and Molecular Dynamics (MD),” Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 14, 101-117, 2006

 

  1. Huang, B. Wang, H. Lu, A. Mamedov, S. Gupta, “Material Characterization and Modeling of Single-wall Carbon Nanotube/Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Nanocomposites,” Journal of Applied Mechanics – Transactions of ASME, 73, 737-744, 2006

 

  1. Lu, N.P. Daphalapurkar, B. Wang, S. Roy and R. Komanduri, “Multiscale Simulation from Atomistic to Continuum – Coupling Molecular Dynamics (MD) with Material Point Method (MPM),” Philosophical Magazine, 86, 2971-2994, 2006

 

  1. Ma, H. Lu and R. Komanduri, “Structured Mesh Refinement in Generalized Interpolation Material Point (GIMP) Method for Simulation of Dynamic Problems,” Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 12, 213-227, 2006

 

  1. Chen, G. Huang, H. Lu, D.E. McCready, A.G. Joly, “Utilizing Nano-Fabrication to Construct Strong, Luminescent Materials,” Nanotechnology, 7, 2595-2601, 2006

 

  1. Ma, H. Lu, M. Li and B. Wang, “Burr Height in Shear Slitting of Aluminum Webs,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering – Transactions of ASME, 128, 46-55, 2006

 

  1. Atul Katti, Nilesh Shimpi, Samit Roy, Hongbing Lu, Eve F. Fabrizio, Amala Dass, Lynn A. Capadona, and Nicholas Leventis, “Chemical, Physical and Mechanical Characterization of Isocyanate-crosslinked Amine-modified Silica Aerogels,” Chemistry of Materials, 18, 285-296, 2006

 

  1. Lu, G. Huang, B. Wang, A. Mamdov, S. Gupta, “Characterization of the Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of Single-wall Carbon Nanotube/Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Nanocomposite Film Using Nanoindentation,” Thin Solid Films, 500, 197-202, 2006

 

  1. Liu, B. Wang, M. Yoshino, S. Roy, H. Lu and R. Komanduri, “Combined Numerical Simulation and Nanoindentation for Determining Mechanical Properties of Single Crystal Copper at Mesoscale,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 53, 2718-2741, 2005

 

  1. Wang, V. Karuppiah, H. Lu, S. Roy and R. Komanduri, “Two-dimensional Mixed Mode Crack Simulation Using the Material Point Method,” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 12, 471-484, 2005

 

  1. Ma, H. Lu, B. Wang, S. Roy, R. Hornung, A. Wissink and R. Komanduri, “Multiscale Simulations Using Generalized Interpolation Material Point (GIMP) Method and SAMRAI Parallel Processing,” Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 8, 135-152, 2005

 

  1. Liu, H. Lu and Y. Huang, “Dynamic Steady-State Stress Field in a Web During Slitting,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, 72, 157-164, 2005

 

  1. Huang, B. Wang and H. Lu, “Measurements of Viscoelastic Functions in Frequency-Domain by Nanoindentation,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 8, 345-364, 2004

 

  1. H. Lu, B. Wang, J. Ma, G. Huang and H. Viswanathan, “Measurement of Creep Compliance of Solid Polymers by Nanoindentation,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 7, 189-207, 2003

 

  1. Wang, H. Lu, G. Tan and W. Chen, “Strength of Damaged Polycarbonate After Fatigue,” Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 39, 163-169, 2003

 

  1. Wang, H. Lu and G. Kim, “A Damage Model for the Fatigue Life of Elastomeric Materials,” Mechanics of Materials, 34, 475-483, 2002

 

  1. H. Lu, G. Tan and W. Chen, “Modeling of Constitutive Behavior for Epon 828/T-403 at High Strain Rates,” Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 5, 119-130, 2001

 

  1. H. Lu and P.D. Cary, “Deformation Measurements by Digital Image Correlation: Implementation of Second Order Displacement Gradients,” Experimental Mechanics, 40, 393-400, 2000

 

  1. Richter, E. Misawa, D. Lucca and H. Lu, “Modeling Nonlinear Behavior in a Piezoelectric Actuator,” Precision Engineering, 25, 128-137, 2000

 

  1. H. Lu and W.G. Knauss, “The Role of Dilatation in the Nonlinearly Viscoelastic Behavior of PMMA under Multiaxial Stress States,” Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials, 2, 307-334, 1999

 

  1. H. Lu, X. H. Zhang and W. G. Knauss, “Uniaxial, Shear and Poisson Relaxation and their Conversion to Bulk Relaxation— Studies on Poly(Methyl Methacrylate)” Polymer Engineering and Science, 37, 1053-1064, 1997

 

  1. H. Lu, G. Vendroux and W.G. Knauss, “Surface Deformation Measurements of a Cylinder by Digital Image Correlation,” Experimental Mechanics, 37, 433-439, 1997