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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2015

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Improving the sensitivity of a near-infrared nanocomposite photodetector by enhancing trap induced hole injection, Liang Shen, Yanjun Fang, Qingfeng Dong, Zhengguo Xiao, and Jinsong Huang

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Electronic structure evolution of fullerene on CH3NH3PbI3, Chenggong Wang, Congcong Wang, Xiaoliang Liu, John Kauppi, Yuchuan Shao, Zhengguo Xiao, Cheng Bi, Jinsong Huang, and Yongli Gao

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Surface analytical investigation on organometal triiodide perovskite, Chengong Wang, Xiaoliang Liu, Congcong Wang, Zhenguo Xiao, Cheng Bi, Yuchuan Shao, Jinsong Huang, and Yongli Gao

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Efficiency Enhancement in Polymer Solar Cells With a Polar Small Molecule Both at Interface and in the Bulk Heterojunction Layer, Zhengguo Xiao, Qingfeng Dong, Qi Wang, Wenjing Tian, Hui Huang, and Jinsong Huang

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Extracting continuum-like deformation and stress from molecular dynamics simulations, Lili Zhang, John Jasa, George Gazonas, Antoine Jerusalem, and Mehrdad Negahban

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Elasticity of Differentiated and Undifferentiated Human Neuroblastoma Cells Characterized by Atomic Force Microscopy, Shijia Zhao, Alexander B. Stamm, Jeong Soon Lee, Alexei Gruverman, Jung Yul Lim, and Linxia Gu

2014

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Measurement of hydrodynamic force generation by swimming dolphins using bubble DPIV, Frank E. Fish, Paul Legac, Terrie M. Williams, and Timothy Wei

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Dynamic fracture analysis of polycarbonate by the optical method of caustics, Guiyun Gao, Zheng Li, and Mehrdad Negahban

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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Mechanism of Blast Wave Transmission Through a Surrogate Head, Yi Hua, Praveen Akula, Linxia Gu, Jeff Berg, and Carl A. Nelson

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Experimental and numerical investigation of carbon fiber sandwich panels subjected to blast loading, Yi Hua, Praveen Kumar Akula, and Linxia Gu

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PASSIVE BIAXIAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND IN VIVO AXIAL PRE-STRETCH OF THE DISEASED HUMAN FEMOROPOPLITEAL AND TIBIAL ARTERIES, Alexey Kamenskiy, Iraklis I. Pipinos, Yuris A. Dzenis, Clay Lomneth, Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, Nicholas Y. Phillips, and Jason N. MacTaggart

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Phase Transitions in Mechanically Milled Mn-Al-C Permanent Magnets, Michael J. Lucis, Timothy E. Prost, Xiujuan Jiang, Meiyu Wang, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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Effect of Er doping on the structural and magnetic properties of cobalt-ferrite, Sateesh Prathapani, M. Vinitha, Tanjore V. Jayaraman, and D. Das

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Qualifying composition dependent p and n self-doping in CH3NH3PbI3, Qi Wang, Yuchuan Shao, Haipeng Xie, Lu Lyu, Xiaoliang Liu, Yongli Gao, and Jinsong Huang

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Polymer aggregation correlated transition from Schottky-junction to bulk heterojunction organic solar cells, Bin Yang, Zhengguo Xiao, and Jinsong Huang

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Arising applications of ferroelectric materials in photovoltaic devices, Yongbo Yuan, Zhengguo Xiao, Bin Yang, and Jinsong Huang

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Extracting continuum-like deformation and stress from molecular dynamics simulations, Lili Zhang, John Jasa, George Gazonas, Antoine Jerusalem, and Mehrdad Negahban

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Implementation and Validation of Aortic Remodeling in Hypertensive Rats, Shijia Zhao and Linxia Gu

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Implementation and Validation of Aortic Remodeling in Hypertensive Rats, Shijia Zhao and Linxia Gu

2013

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Experimental Assessment of the Impact of Asymptomatic Gas Emboli on the Vessel Wall, Linxia Gu and Eric L. Cutler

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Analysis of electrically-forced vibrations of piezoelectric mesa resonators, Huijing He, Guo-Quan Nie, Jin-Xi Liu, and Jiashi Yang

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Thickness-shear and thickness-twist vibrations of circular AT-cut quartz resonators, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and Qing Jiang

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Scalar Differential Equation for Slowly-Varying Thickness-Shear Modes in AT-Cut Quartz Resonators With Surface Impedance for Acoustic Wave Sensor Application, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and John A. Kosinski

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Scalar Differential Equation for Slowly-Varying Thickness-Shear Modes in AT-Cut Quartz Resonators with Surface Impedance for Acoustic Wave Sensor Application, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and John A. Kosinski

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Thickness-Shear Vibration Of A Rectangular Quartz Plate With Partial Electrodes, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, John A. Kosinski, and Ji Wang

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Effects of mode coupling on the admittance of an AT-cut quartz thickness-shear resonator, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, Wei-Ping Zhang, and Ji Wang

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Prediction of the Thermomechanical Behavior of Particle-Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites, Yi Hua and Linxia Gu

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Micromechanical analysis of nanoparticle-reinforced dental composites, Yi Hua, Linxia Gu, and Hidehiko Watanabe

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Elastic–Plastic Analysis and Strength Evaluation of Adhesive Joints in Wind Turbine Blades, Yi Hua, Ananth Ram Mahanth Kasavajhala, and Linxia Gu

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Impact damage on a thin glass plate with a thin polycarbonate backing, Wenke Hu, Yenan Wang, Jian Yu, Chian-Fong Yen, and Florin Bobaru Ph.D.

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A comparative study of the dry and wet nano-scale electro-machining, M. P. Jahan, K. R. Virwani, Kamlakar P. Rajurkar, and A. P. Malshe

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A mathematical evaluation of hemodynamic parameters after carotid eversion and conventional patch angioplasty, Alexey Kamenskiy, Iraklis I. Pipinos, Youris A. Dzenis, Prateek K. Gupta, Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, and Jason N. MacTaggart

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High-Stress Shear-Induced Crystallization in Isotactic Polypropylene and Propylene/Ethylene Random Copolymers, Zhe Ma, Lucia Fernandez-Ballester, Dario Cavallo, Tim Gough, and Gerrit W. M. Peters

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Wire electro-discharge machining of titanium alloy, Farnaz Nourbakhsh, Kamlakar P. Rajurkar, Ajay P. Malshe, and Jian Cao

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A New Angle on Microscopic Suspension Feeders near Boundaries, Rachel E. Pepper, Marcus Roper, Sangjin Ryu, Nobuyoshi Matsumoto, Moeto Nagai, and Howard A. Stone

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Review of Electrochemical and Electrodischarge Machining, Kamlakar P. Rajurkar, M. M. Sundaram, and A. P. Malshe

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Single-Site Colectomy With Miniature In Vivo Robotic Platform, Tyler D. Wortman, Jack M. Mondry, Shane M. Farritor, and Dmitry Oleynikov

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Room-temperature organic ferromagnetism in the crystalline poly(3-hexylthiophene): Phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester blend film, Bin Yang, Zhengguo Xiao, Yongbo Yuan, Tanjore V. Jayaraman, Jeffrey E. Shield, Ralph Skomski, and Jinsong Huang

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Solution-Processed Nanoparticle Super-Float-Gated Organic Field-Effect Transistor as Un-cooled Ultraviolet and Infrared Photon Counter, Yongbo Yuan, Qingfeng Dong, Bin Yang, Fawen Guo, Qi Zhang, Ming Han, and Jinsong Huang

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Experimental investigation of the stent–artery interaction, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu, and Stacey R. Froemming

2012

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A peridynamic formulation for transient heat conduction in bodies with evolving discontinuities, Florin Bobaru and Monchai Duangpanya

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Damage progression from impact in layered glass modeled with peridynamics, Florin Bobaru, Youn Doh Ha, and Wenke Hu

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The Meaning, Selection, and Use of the Peridynamic Horizon and Its Relation to Crack Branching in Brittle Materials, Florin Bobaru and Wenke Hu

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MODEL-BASED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANALYZING AND PREDICTING OUTCOMES OF VASCULAR INTERVENTIONS AND RECONSTRUCTIONS, Yuris A. Dzenis, Alexey Kamenskiy, Iraklis I. Pipinos, and Jason N. MacTaggart

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Effect of Long Chains on the Threshold Stresses for Flow-Induced Crystallization in iPP: Shish Kebabs vs. Sausages, Lucia Fernandez-Ballester, Derek W. Thurman, Weijun Zhou, and Julia A. Kornfield

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The Influence of Heterogeneous Meninges on the Brain Mechanics under Primary Blast Loading, Linxia Gu, Mehdi S. Chafi, Shailesh Ganpule, and Namas Chandra

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Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Vascular Suture Closure, Linxia Gu, Ananth Ram Mahanth Kasavajhala, Haili Lang, and James M. Hammel

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Arterial Wall Mechanics and Clinical Implications after Coronary Stenting: Comparisons of Three Stent Designs, Linxia Gu, Shijia Zhao, and Stacey R. Froemming

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In Vivo Demonstration of Surgical Task Assistance Using Miniature Robots, Jeff A. Hawks, Jacob Kunowski, and Stephen R. Platt

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Effects of Mismatched Electrodes on an AT-Cut Quartz Resonator, Huijing He, Jinxi Liu, and Jiashi Yang

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Energy trapping of thickness-shear and thickness-twist modes in a partially electroded AT-cut quartz resonator, Huijing He, Guoquan Nie, Jinxi Liu, and Jiashi Yang

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Thickness-shear and thickness-twist modes in an oblate elliptical ceramic cylinder and energy trapping in contoured acoustic wave resonators, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and Yi-hua Huang

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Shear-Horizontal Vibration Modes of an Oblate Elliptical Cylinder and Energy Trapping in Contoured Acoustic Wave Resonators, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and John A. Kosinski

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Shear-Horizontal Vibration Modes of an Oblate Elliptical Cylinder and Energy Trapping in Contoured Acoustic Wave Resonators, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and John A. Kosinski

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Three-dimensional modeling of carbon/epoxy to titanium single-lap joints with variable adhesive recess length, Yi Hua, Linxia Gu, and Michael Trogdon

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Peridynamic model for dynamic fracture in unidirectional fiber-reinforced composites, Wenke Hu, Youn Doh Ha, and Florin Bobaru

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The formulation and computation of the nonlocal J-integral in bond-based peridynamics, Wenke Hu, Youn Doh Ha, Florin Bobaru, and Stewart A. Silling

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NONLINEAR MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF THE HUMAN COMMON, EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERIES IN VIVO, Alexey Kamenskiy, Yuris A. Dzenis, Jason N. MacTaggart, Thomas G. Lynch, Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, and Iraklis I. Pipinos

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Three-Dimensional Geometry of the Human Carotid Artery, Alexey Kamenskiy, Jason N. MacTaggart, Iraklis I. Pipinos, Jai Bikhchandani, and Yuris A. Dzenis

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Experimental Evaluation of Anti-stripping Additives in Bituminous Mixtures through Multiple Scale Laboratory Test Results, Yong-Rak Kim, Ingryd Pinto, and Seong-Wan Park

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Moisture Damage Characterization of Warm-Mix Asphalt Mixtures Based on Laboratory-Field Evaluation, Yong-Rak Kim, Jun Zhang, and Hoki Ban

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Analysis of a Monolithic, Two-Dimensional Array of Quartz Crystal Microbalances Loaded by Mass Layers With Nonuniform Thickness, Nan Liu, J. S. Yang, and Ji Wang

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Macro and Microfluidic Flows for Skeletal Regenerative Medicine, Brandon D. Riehl and Jung Yul Lim

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Macro and Microfluidic Flows for Skeletal Regenerative Medicine, Brandon D. Riehl and Jung Yul Lim

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Maximal Force Characteristics of the Ca2+-Powered Actuator of Vorticella convallaria, Sangjin Ryu, Matthew J. Lang, and Paul Matsudaira

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Magnetic and magnetoelastic properties of Zn-doped cobalt-ferrites —CoFe2−xZnxO4 (x = 0, 0.1, 0.2, and 0.3), Nalla Somaiah, Tanjore V. Jayaraman, P. A. Joy, and Dibakar Das

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Monitoring the Wall Mechanics During Stent Deployment in a Vessel, Brian Steinert, Shijia Zhao, and Linxia Gu

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Numerical simulation of buoyancy-driven turbulent ventilation in attic space under winter conditions, Shimin Wang, Zhigang Shen, and Linxia Gu

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Effects of Arterial Strain and Stress in the Prediction of Restenosis Risk: Computer Modeling of Stent Trials, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu, and Stacey R. Froemming

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Finite Element Analysis of the Implantation of a Self-Expanding Stent: Impact of Lesion Calcification, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu, and Stacey R. Froemming

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On the Importance of Modeling Stent Procedure for Predicting Arterial Mechanics, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu, and Stacey R. Froemming

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The Impact of Wire Stent Fabrication Technique on the Performance of Stent Placement, Shijia Zhao, Xiangyi (Cheryl) Liu, and Linxia Gu

2011

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ADAPTIVE REFINEMENT AND MULTISCALE MODELING IN 2D PERIDYNAMICS, Florin Bobaru and Youn Doh Ha

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Dynamic Response of Brain Subjected to Blast Loadings: Influence of Frequency Ranges, Mehdi S. Chafi, Shailesh G. Ganpule, Linxia Gu, and Namas Chandra

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More carrot than stick: Encouraging computer programming in thermal design projects, Kevin D. Cole

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The Effect of Axial Conduction on Heat Transfer in a Liquid Microchannel Flow, Kevin D. Cole and Barbaros Çetin

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Role of helmet in the mechanics of shock wave propagation under blast loading conditions, Shailesh G. Ganpule, Linxia Gu, Aaron L. Alai, and Namas Chandra

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Use of Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy for in situ Observation of Interaction of Cells with Micro- and Nanoprobes, Alexander Goponenko, B. J. Boyle, K. I. Jahan, Maxim V. Gerashchenko, Dmitri E. Fomenko, Vadim N. Gladyshev, and Yuris A. Dzenis

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Analysis of a monolithic crystal plate acoustic wave filter, Huijing He

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Thickness-shear and Thickness-twist Vibrations of an AT-cut Quartz Mesa Resonator, Huijing He, Jinxi Liu, and Jiashi Yang

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It’s Not What You Think: A Theory for Understanding the Lack of Interest among Domestic Students in the Engineering PhD, Michelle C. Howell Smith, Amanda L. Garrett, Ellen Weissinger, and Namas Chandra

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MODELING DYNAMIC FRACTURE AND DAMAGE IN A FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE LAMINA WITH PERIDYNAMICS, Wenke Hu, Youn Doh Ha, and Florin Bobaru

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In vivo three-dimensional blood velocity profile shapes in the human common, internal, and external carotid arteries, Alexey Kamenskiy, Yuris A. Dzenis, Jason N. MacTaggart, Anastasia Desyatova, and Iraklis I. Pipinos

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Comparative Analysis of the Biaxial Mechanical Behavior of Carotid Wall Tissue and Biological and Synthetic Materials Used for Carotid Patch Angioplasty, Alexey Kamenskiy, Iraklis I. Pipinos, Jason N. MacTaggart, Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, and Yuris A. Dzenis

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Fracture analysis of Kevlar-49/epoxy and e-glass/epoxy doublers for reinforcement of cracked aluminum plates, Ananth Ram Mahanth Kasavajhala and Linxia Gu

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Cohesive Zone Model to Predict Fracture in Bituminous Materials and Asphaltic Pavements: State-of-the-Art Review, Yong-Rak Kim

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Preface, Yong-Rak Kim and Amit Bhasin

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Effects of mass layer dimension on a finite quartz crystal microbalance, Y. P. Kong, Jinxi Liu, Huijing He, and Jiashi Yang

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Simulation of electrospun nanofiber deposition on stationary and moving substrates, Linhua Liu and Youris A. Dzenis

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Analysis Of Partially Electroded Piezoelectric Actuators With Nonuniform Thickness For The Purpose Of Reducing Actuating Shear Stress Concentration By Ansys, Nan Liu and Hongping Hu

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Effects of Mass Layer Nonuniformity on a Quartz-Crystal Microbalance, Nan Liu, Jiashi Yang, and Weiqiu Chen

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Frequency Shifts in Plate Crystal Resonators Induced by Electric, Magnetic, or Mechanical Fields in Surface Films, Nan Liu, J.S. Yang, Yuantai Hu, Xuedong Chen, and Wei Jiang

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Numerical Modeling of Steady Burning Characteristics of Spherical Ethanol Particles in a Spray Environment, Vaibhav Kumar Sahu, Vasudevan Raghavan, Daniel N. Pope, and George Gogos

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Modeling of solvent evaporation from polymer jets in electrospinning, Xiang-Fa Wu, Yury Salkovskiy, and Youris A. Dzenis

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Increased efficiency of low band gap polymer solar cells at elevated temperature and its origins, Bin Yang, James Cox, Yongbo Yuan, Fawen Guo, and Jinsong Huang

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Achieving high efficiency laminated polymer solar cell with interfacial modified metallic electrode and pressure induced crystallization, Yongbo Yuan, Yu Bi, and Jinsong Huang

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Intermediate Layers in Tandem Organic Solar Cells, Yongbo Yuan, Jinsong Huang, and Gang Li

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A Few Transient Effects in AT-Cut Quartz Thickness-Shear Resonators, Runyu Zhang and Hongping Hu

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Assessment of Shape Memory Alloy Stent Deployment in a Stenosed Artery, Shijia Zhao, Linxia Gu, and Stacey R. Froemming

2010

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Material-Specific Effects of Hydrated Lime on the Properties and Performance Behavior of Asphalt Mixtures and Asphaltic Pavements, Francisco Thiago Sacramento Aragão, Junghun Lee, Yong-Rak Kim, and Pravat Karki