The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is to provide quality educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students planning careers in mechanical engineering or allied fields; to create and disseminate knowledge through research, publication, and other scholarly activities; to engage in professional activities to promote the mechanical engineering profession; and, to provide support to enhance the economic well-being of the state and the nation.

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2018

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The Effect of Poly (Glycerol Sebacate) Incorporation within Hybrid Chitin–Lignin Sol–Gel Nanofibrous Scaffolds, Tuerdimaimaiti Abudula, Lassaad Gzara, Giovanna Simonetti, Ahmed Alshahrie, Numan Salah, Pierfrancesco Morganti, Angelo Chianese, Afsoon Fallahi, Ali Tamayol, Sidi A. Bencherif, and Adnan Memic

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Hemodynamics and pathology of an enlarging abdominal aortic aneurysm model in rabbits, Hongmei Chen, Yonghua Bi, Siyeong Yu, Linxia Gu, Xiaoyan Zhu, and Xinwei Han

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METHOD OF FABRICATING A CONTINUOUS NANOFIBER, Yuris Dzenis

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METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES RELATING TO FORCE CONTROL SURGICAL SYSTEMS, Shane M. Farritor, Thomas Frederick, Kearney Lackas, Joe Bartels, and Jacob Greenburg

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MULTIFUNCTIONAL OPERATIONAL COMPONENT FOR ROBOTIC DEVICES, Shane M. Farritor, Amy Lehman, and Mark Rentschler

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METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR SURGICAL ACCESS AND PROCEDURES, Shane M. Farritor, Mark Rentschler, Amy Lehman, Stephen R. Platt, and Jeff Hawks

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The Positive Role of Curcumin-Loaded Salmon Nanoliposomes on the Culture of Primary Cortical Neurons, Mahmoud Hasan, Shahrzad Latifi, Cyril J.F. Kahn, Ali Tamayol, Rouhollah Habibey, Elodie Passeri, Michel Linder, and Elmira Arab-Tehrany

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Neuroprotective and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Rhus coriaria Extract in a Mouse Model of Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Saba Khalilpour, Ghazaleh Behnammanesh, Fouad Suede, Mohammed O. Ezzat, Jayadhisan Muniandy, Yasser Tabana, Mohamed B. K. Ahamed, Ali Tamayol, Amin Malik Shah Majid, Enrico Sangiovanni, Mario Dell'Agli, and Aman Shah Majid

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An Integrated Microstructural-Nanomechanical-Chemical Approach to Examine Material-Specific Characteristics of Cementitious Interphase Regions, Mahdieh Khedmati, Yong-Rak Kim, Joesph A. Turner, Hani Alanazi, and Charles Nguyen

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An integrated microstructural-nanomechanical-chemical approach to examine material-specific characteristics of cementitious interphase regions, Mahdieh Khedmati, Yong-Rak Kim, Joseph A. Turner, Hani Alanazi, and Charles Nguyen

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Flow patterns through vascular graft models with and without cuffs, Chia Min Leong, Gary B. Nackman, and Timothy Wei

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Eigenstrain as a mechanical set-point of cells, Shengmao Lin, Marsha C. Lampi, Cynthia A. Reinhart-King, Gary C.P. Tsui, Jian Wang, Carl A. Nelson, and Linxia Gu

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Smart Bandage for Monitoring and Treatment of Chronic Wounds, Pooria Mostafalu, Ali Tamayol, Rahim Rahimi, Manuel Ochoa, Akbar Khalilpour, Gita Kiaee, Iman K. Yazdi, Sara Bagherifard, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Babak Ziaie, Sameer R. Sonkusale, and Ali Khademhosseini

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Plaque Burden Influences Accurate Classification of Fibrous Cap Atheroma by In-Vivo Optical Coherence Tomography in a Porcine Model of Advanced Coronary Atherosclerosis., Christian B. Poulsen, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Nilesh Pareek, Ismail D. Kilic, Niels R. Holm, Jacob F. Bentzon, Hans Erik Botker, Erling Falk, Rob Krams, and Ranil de Silva

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Tissue Stresses in Stented Coronary Arteries with Different Geometries: Effect of the Relation Between Stent Length and Lesion Length, Xiang Shen, Song Ji, Yong-Quan Deng, Hong-Fei Zhu, Jia-Bao Jiang, and Linxia Gu

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Ureteral tunnel length versus ureteral orifice configuration in the determination of ureterovesical junction competence: A computer simulation model, Carlos A. Villanueva, J. Tong, Carl A. Nelson, and Linxia Gu

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MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE OF PLLA STENT, Longzhen Wang, Junfei Tong, Pengfei Dong, David L. Wilson, Hiram G. Bezerra, and Linxia Gu

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Molecular doping enabled scalable blading of efficient hole-transport-layer-free perovskite solar cells, Wu-Qiang Wu, Qi Wang, Yanjun Fang, Yuchuan Shao, Shi Tang, Yehao Deng, Haidong Lu, Ye Liu, Tao Li, Zhibin Yang, Alexei Gruverman, and Jinsong Huang

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Techniques to stimulate and interrogate cell–cell adhesion mechanics, Ruiguo Yang, Joshua A. Broussard, Kathleen J. Green, and Horacio D. Espinosa

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Dislocations interaction induced structural instability in intermetallic Al2Cu, Qing Zhou, Jian Wang, Amit Misra, Ping Huang, Fei Wang, and Kewei Xu

2017

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Clustering on Magnesium Surfaces – Formation and Diffusion Energies, Haijian Chu, Hanchen Huang, and Jian Wang

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Accommodation of the human lens capsule using a finite element model based on nonlinear regionally anisotropic biomembranes, G. David, Ryan M. Pedrigi, and J. D. Humphrey

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Target Lesion Calcium Arc Influence the Performance of Stenting, Pengfei Dong, Shengmao Lin, David L. Wilson, Hiram G. Bezerra, and Linxia Gu

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OCT-BASED THREE DIMENSIONAL MODELING OF STENT DEPLOYMENT, Pengfei Dong, David Prabhu, David L. Wilson, Hiram G. Bezerra, and Linxia Gu

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High Temperature Near-Field NanoThermoMechanical Rectification, Mahmoud Elzouka and Sidy Ndao

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Experimental study of corrugated metal-composite tubes under axial loading, Arameh Eyvazian, Hozhabr Mozafari, and Abdel Magid Hamouda

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Quantification of re-absorption and re-emission processes to determine photon recycling efficiency in perovskite single crystals, Yanjun Fang, Haotong Wei, Qingfeng Dong, and Jinsong Huang

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SYSTEM FOR IMAGING AND MEASURING RAIL DEFLECTION, Shane M. Farritor

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METHODS , SYSTEMS , AND DEVICES RELATING TO ROBOTIC SURGICAL DEVICES , END EFFECTORS , AND CONTROLLERS, Shane M. Farritor, Thomas Frederick, Joe Bartels, Eric Markvicka, and Jack Mondry

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METHODS , SYSTEMS , AND DEVICES RELATING TO SURGICAL END EFFECTORS, Shane M. Farritor, Tom Fredrick, and Joe Bartels

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ROBOTIC SURGICAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND RELATED METHODS, Shane M. Farritor, Erik Mumm, Philip Chu, Nishant Kumar, Jason Dumpert, and Yutaka Tsutano

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METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR SURGICAL VISUALIZATION AND DEVICE MANIPULATION, Shane M. Farritor, Mark Rentschler, Amy Lehman, Nathan A. Wood, Adam Bock, and Reed Prior

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Photoluminescence from Radiative Surface States and Excitons in Methylammonium Lead Bromide Perovskites, Dengyang Guo, Davide Bartesaghi, Haotong Wei, Eline M. Hutter, Jinsong Huang, and Tom J. Savenije

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Multiple scattering theory for heterogeneous elastic continua with strong property fluctuation: theoretical fundamentals and applications, Huijing He

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Multiple scattering theory for polycrystalline materials with strong grain anisotropy: theoretical fundamentals and applications, Huijing He

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Surface charge switchable and pH-responsive chitosan/polymer core-shell composite nanoparticles for drug delivery application, W. F. Huang, C. P. Tsui, M. Yang, and Linxia Gu

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Primary blast waves induced brain dynamics influenced by head orientations, Yi Hua, Yugang Wang, and Linxia Gu

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Suspended Graphene-Based Gas Sensor with 1-mW Energy Consumption, Jong-Hyun Kim, Qin Zhou, and Jiyoung Chang

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Effects of aspect ratio on the mode couplings of thin-film bulk acoustic wave resonators, Nian Li, Zhenghua Qian, and Jiashi Yang

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Fluid-Structure Interaction in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Effect of Modeling Techniques, Shengmao Lin, Xinwei Han, Yonghua Bi, Siyeong Ju, and Linxia Gu

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Atomically informed nonlocal semidiscrete variational Peierls-Nabarro model for planar core dislocations, Guisen Liu, Xi Cheng, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, and Yao Shen

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Benchmark Burnishing with Almen Strip for Surface Integrity, Z. Y. Liu, C. H. Fu, M. P. Sealy, Y. Zhao, and Y. B. Guo

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The Effect of Number of Corrugation on Crashworthiness of Aluminum Corrugated Tube under Lateral Loading, Hozhabr Mozafari, Arameh Eyvazian, and Abdel Magid Hamouda

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Controllable energy absorption of double sided corrugated tubes under axial crushing, Hozhabr Mozafari, Shengmao Lin, and Linxia Gu

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Negahban Group Report: Saw-tooth shear response of aged poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), Mehrdad Negahban

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Software for Extracting Deformation Gradient and Stress from MD Simulations: Simulations using the CHARMM Force Field, Mehrdad Negahban, Lili Zhang, Zesheng Zhang, John Jasa, and Antoine Jérusalem

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DESIGN AND FIELD TESTING OF A COMBINED FLAMING AND CULTIVATION IMPLEMENT FOR EFFECTIVE WEED CONTROL, Brian D. Neilson, Chris A. Bruening, Strahinja Stepanovic, Avishek Datta, Stevan Z. Knezevic, and George Gogos

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SHAPE-ADAPTIVE MECHANISM FOR ROBOTIC GRASPING, Carl A. Nelson

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Disturbed Cyclical Stretch of Endothelial Cells Promotes Nuclear Expression of the Pro-Atherogenic Transcription Factor NF-kB, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Konstantinos I. Papadimitriou, Avinash Kondiboyina, Sukhjinder Sidhu, James Chau, Miten B. Patel, Daniel C. Baeriswyl, Emmanuel M. Drakakis, and Rob Krams

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Growth mechanisms of multiscale, mound-like surface structures on titanium by femtosecond laser processing, Edwin Peng, Ryan Bell, Craig A. Zuhlke, Meiyu Wang, Dennis R. Alexander, George Gogos, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Growth mechanisms of multiscale, mound-like surface structures on titanium by femtosecond laser processing, Edwin Peng, Ryan Bell, Craig A. Zuhlke, Meiyu Wang, Dennis R. Alexander, George Gogos, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Micro/nanostructures formation by femtosecond laser surface processing on amorphous and polycrystalline Ni60Nb40, Edwin Peng, Alfred Tsubaki, Craig A. Zuhlke, Meiyu Wang, Ryan Bell, Michael J. Lucis, Troy P. Anderson, Dennis R. Alexander, George Gogos, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Review of Sustainability Issues in Non-traditional Machining Processes, Kamlakar Rajurkar, H. Hadidi, J. Pariti, and G. C. Reddy

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Flowtaxis of osteoblast migration under fluid shear and the effect of RhoA kinase silencing, Brandon D. Riehl, Jeong Soon Lee, Ligyeom Ha, Il Keun Kwon, and Jung Yul Lim

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Vorticella: A Protozoan for Bio-Inspired Engineering, Sangjin Ryu, Rachel E. Pepper, Moeto Nagai, and Danielle C. France

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A Strategy to Optimize Recovery in Orthopedic Sports Injuries, Michael P. Sealy, Ziye Liu, Chao Li, Yuebin Guo, Ben White, Mark Barkey, Brian Jordon J, Luke N. Brewer, and Dale Feldman

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Helium Irradiation and Implantation Effects on the Structure of Amorphous Silicon Oxycarbide, Qing Su, Shinsuke Inoue, Manabu Ishimaru, Jennifer A. Gigax, Tianyao Wang, Hepeng Ding, Michael J. Demkowicz, Lin Shao, and Michael Nastasi

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A rapid and non-invasive method for measuring the peak positive pressure of HIFU fields by a laser beam, Hua Wang, Deping Zeng, Ziguang Chen, and Zengtao Yang

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Low-drag events in transitional wall-bounded turbulence, Richard D. Whalley, Jae Sung Park, Anubhav Kushwaha, David J.C. Dennis, Michael D. Graham, and Robert J. Poole

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High-velocity projectile impact induced 9R phase in ultrafine-grained aluminium, Sichuang Xue, Zhe Fan, Olawale B. Lawal, Ramathasan Thevamaran, Qiang Li, Yue Liu, K. Y. Yu, Jian Wang, Edwin L. Thomas, Haiyan Wang, and Xinghang Zhang

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Molecular dynamics simulations of heterogeneous cell membranes in response to uniaxial membrane stretches at high loading rates, Lili Zhang, Zesheng Zhang, John Jasa, Dongli Li, Robin O. Cleveland, Mehrdad Negahban, and Antoine Jérusalem

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Strained hybrid perovskite thin films and their impact on the intrinsic stability of perovskite solar cells, Jingjing Zhao, Yehao Deng, Haotong Wei, Xiaopeng Zheng, Zhenhua Yu, Yuchuan Shao, Jeffrey E. Shield, and Jinsong Huang

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Dislocations interaction induced structural instability in intermetallic Al2Cu, Qing Zhou, Jian Wang, Amit Misra, Ping Huang, Fei Wang, and Kewei Xu

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Novel Polyethylene Fibers of Very High Thermal Conductivity Enabled by Amorphous Restructuring, Bowen Zhu, Jing Liu, Tianyu Wang, Shah R. Valloppilly, Shen Xu, and Xinwei Wang

2016

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Biomimetic substrate control of cellular mechanotransduction, Mohammad Nahid Andalib, Yuris A. Dzenis, Henry J. Donahue, and Jung Yul Lim

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Focal adhesion kinase regulation in stem cell alignment and spreading on nanofibers, Mohammad Nahid Andalib, Jeong Soon Lee, Ligyeom Ha, Yuris A. Dzenis, and Jung Yul Lim

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Mode-converted ultrasonic scattering in polycrystals with elongated grains, Andrea P. Arguelles, Christopher M. Kube, Ping Hu, and Joseph A. Turner

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Enhancing stability and efficiency of perovskite solar cells with crosslinkable silane-functionalized and doped fullerene, Yang Bai, Qingfeng Dong, Yuchuan Shao, Yehao Deng, Qi Wang, Liang Shen, Dong Wang, Wei Wei, and Jinsong Huang

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Low Temperature Solution-Processed Sb:SnO2 Nanocrystals for Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells, Yang Bai, Yanjun Fang, Yehao Deng, Qi Wang, Jingjing Zhao, Xiaopeng Zheng, Yang Zhang, and Jinsong Huang

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Graphene platform for neural regenerative medicine, Tasneem Bouzid, Alexander Sinitskii, and Jung Yul Lim

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Plastic Deformation Modes of CuZr/ Cu Multilayers, Yan Cui, Oscar Torrents Abad, Fei Wang, Ping Huang, Tian-Jian Lu, Ke-Wei Xu, and Jian Wang

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Ultrahigh sensitivity of methylammonium lead tribromide perovskite single crystals to environmental gases, Hong-Hua Fang, Sampson Adjokatse, Haotong Wei, Jie Yang, Graeme R. Blake, Jinsong Huang, Jacky Even, and Maria Antonietta Loi

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Bioink properties before, during and after 3D bioprinting, Katja Holzl, Shengmao Lin, Liesbeth Tytgat, Sandra Van Vlierberghe, Linxia Gu, and Aleksandr Ovsianikov

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Bioink properties before, during and after 3D bioprinting, Katja Hölzl, Shengmao Lin, Liesbeth Tytgat, Sandra Van Vlierberghe, Linxia Gu, and Aleksandr Ovsianikov

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Compositionally Graded Bulk Heterojunction Devices and Methods of Manufacturing The Same, Jinsong Huang and Zhengguo Xiao

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Stabilized Wide Bandgap MAPbBrxI3– x Perovskite by Enhanced Grain Size and Improved Crystallinity, Miao Hu, Cheng Bi, Yongbo Yuan, Yang Bai, and Jinsong Huang

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A Comparative Study on Machining Capabilities of Wet and Dry Nanoscale Electro-machining, Muhammad P. Jahan, Kamlakar P. Rajurkar, and Ajay P. Malshe

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Expanded 3D Nanofiber Scaffolds: Cell Penetration, Neovascularization, and Host Response, Jiang Jiang, Zhuoran Li, Hongjun Wang, Yue Wang, Mark A. Carlson, Matthew J. Teusink, Matthew R. MacEwan, Linxia Gu, and Jingwei Xie

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Thermal analysis of continuous and patterned multilayer films in the presence of a nanoscale hot spot, Jia-Yang Juang and Jinglin Zheng

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In situ longitudinal pre-stretch in the human femoropopliteal artery, Alexey Kamenskiy, Andreas Seas, Grant Bowen, Paul Deegan, Anastasia Desyatova, Nick Bohlim, William Poulson, and Jason N. MacTaggart

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Development of a synthetic gene network to modulate gene expression by mechanical forces, Zoltan Kis, Tania Rodin, Asma Zafar, Zhangxing Lai, Grace Freke, Oliver Fleck, Armando Del Rio Hernandez, Leila Towhidi, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Takayuki Homma, and Rob Krams

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In situ measurements of plasma properties during gas-condensation of Cu nanoparticles, Mark A. Koten, S. A. Voeller, M. M. Patterson, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Secondary pool boiling effects, C. Kruse, A. Tsubaki, C. A. Zuhlke, T. P. Anderson, Dennis R. Alexander, George Gogos, and Sidy Ndao

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Stress-dependent ultrasonic scattering in polycrystalline materials, Christopher M. Kube and Christopher A Turner

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Stress-dependent ultrasonic scattering in polycrystalline materials, Christopher M. Kube and Joseph A. Turner

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Contribution of Fiber Undulation to Mechanics of Three-Dimensional Collagen-I Gel, Shengmao Lin and Linxia Gu

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How a Single Cell Sense its Mechanical Environment?, Shengmao Lin and Linxia Gu

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Active stiffening of F-actin network dominated by structural transition of actin filaments into bundles, Shengmao Lin, Xinwei Han, Gary C.P. Tsui, David Hui, and Linxia Gu

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Low-energy, Mobile Grain Boundaries in Magnesium, Xiangli Liu and Jin Wang

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Characterizing the boundary lateral to the shear direction of deformation twins in magnesium, Y. Liu, N. L i, M. Gong, Jian Wang, R.J. McCabe, Y. Jiang, and C.N. Tome

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Characterizing the boundary lateral to the shear direction of deformation twins in magnesium, Y. Liu, N. Li, S. Shao, M. Gong, J Wang, R.J. McCabe, Y. Jiang, and C.N. Tome

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Self-patterning Gd nano-fibers in Mg-Gd alloys, Yangxin Li, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Meiyue Shao, Yao Shen, Li Jin, and Guo-zhen Zhu

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Enhanced electron extraction capability of polymer solar cells via modifying the cathode buffer layer with inorganic quantum dots, Zhiqi Li, Shujun Li, Zhihui Zhang, Xinyuan Zhang, Jingfeng Li, Chunyu Liu, Liang Shen, Wenbin Guo, and Shengping Ruan

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An organosilane self-assembled monolayer incorporated into polymer solar cells enabling interfacial coherence to improve charge transport, Zhiqi Li, Xinyuan Zhang, Zhihui Zhang, Shujun Li, Chunyu Liu, Liang Shen, Wenbin Guo, and Shengping Ruan

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Impact of patient factors on operative duration during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: evaluation from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database, Bethany Rose Lowndes, Cornelius A. Thiels, Elizabeth B. Habermann, Juliane Bingener, M. Susan Hallbeck, and Denny Yu

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Integration of flow studies for robust selection of mechanoresponsive genes, Nataly Maimari, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Alessandra Russo, Krysia Broda, and Rob Krams

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Case Study of Quantifying Energy Loss through Ceiling-Attic Recessed Lighting Fixtures through 3D Numerical Simulation, Ri Na, Shengmao Lin, Zhigang Shen, and Linxia Gu

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Influence of shear stress magnitude and direction on atherosclerotic plaque composition, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Vikram V. Mehta, Sandra M. Bovens, Zahra Mohri, Christian Bo Poulsen, Willy Gsell, Jordi L. Tremoleda, Leila Towhidi, Ranil de Silva, Enrico Petretto, and Rob Krams

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Experimental explanation of the formation mechanism of surface mound-structures by femtosecond laser on polycrystalline Ni60Nb40, Edwin Peng, A. Tsubaki, Craig A. Zuhlke, Meiyu Wang, Ryan Bell, Michael J. Lucis, Troy P. Anderson, Dennis R. Alexander, George Gogos, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Video capture and post-processing technique for approximating 3D projectile trajectory, Chase M. Pfeifer, Judith M. Burnfield, Guilherme M. Cesar, Max H. Twedt, and Jeff A. Hawks