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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2017

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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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ENERGY ABSORBING GUARDRAIL SYSTEM, John R. Rohde, John D. Reid, King K. Mak, and Dean L. Sicking

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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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Effect of Random Ethylene Comonomer on Relaxation of Flow-Induced Precursors in Isotactic Polypropylene, Benjamin Schammé, Eric Dargent, and Lucia Fernandez-Ballester

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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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Biodegradable elastic nanofibrous platforms with integrated flexible heaters for on-demand drug delivery, Ali Tamayol, Alireza Hassani Najafabadi, Pooria Mostafalu, Ali K. Yetisen, Mattia Commotto, Musab Aldhahri, Mohamed Shaaban Abdel-wahab, Zeynab Izadi Najafabadi, Shahrzad Latifi, Mohsen Akbari, Nasim Annabi, Seok Hyun Yun, Adnan Memic, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, and Ali Khademhosseini

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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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FLOATING-GATE TRANSISTOR PHOTODETECTOR WITH LIGHT ABSORBING LAYER, Jinsong Huang and Yongbo Yuan

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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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Optical patterning of trapped charge in nitrogen-doped diamond, Harishankar Jayakumar, Jacob Henshaw, Siddharth Dhomkar, Daniela Pagliero, Abdelghani Laraoui, Neil B. Manson, Remus Albu, Marcus W. Doherty, and Carlos A. Meriles

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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. 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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METHOD FOR HYPER-POLARIZING NUCLEAR SPNS AT ARBTRARY MAGNETIC FELDS, Carlos A. Meriles, Daniela Pagliero, and Abdelghani Laraoui

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SINGLE SITE ROBOTC DEVICE AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS, Jack Mondry, Shane M. Farritor, Eric Markvicka, Thomas Frederick, and Joseph Bartels

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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

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The effect of a powered ankle foot orthosis on walking in a stroke subject: a case study, Ali Pourghasem, Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani, Mohammad Taghi Karimi, Mohammad Kamali, Mohammad Jannesari, and Iman Salafian

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Contact resonances of U-shaped atomic force microscope probes, E. Rezaei and Joseph A. Turner

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Dislocation Grain Boundary Interactions in Irradiated Metals, Ian M. Robertson, Bai Cui, and Mo- Rigen He

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Pulsed Laser Cutting of Magnesium-Calcium for Biodegradable Stents, M. P. Sealy, Y. B. Guo, J. F. Liu, and C. Li

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Effects of Electrode Off Centre on Trapped Thickness-Shear Modes in Contoured AT-Cut Quartz Resonators, Junjie Shi, Cuiying Fan, Minghao Zhao, and Jiashi S. Yang

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PORTABLE CAMERA AIDED SIMULATOR (PORTCAS) FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGICAL TRAINING, Ka-Chun Sui, Carl Nelson, Mohsen Zahiri, and Dmitry Oleynikov

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Dose dependence of radiation damage in nano-structured amorphous SiOC/crystalline Fe composite, Qing Su, Lloyd Price, Lin Shao, and Michael Nastasi

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Temperature-Dependent Helium Ion-Beam Mixing in an Amorphous SiOC/Crystalline Fe Composite, Qing Su, Lloyd Price, Lin Shao, and Michael Nastasi

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In situ microscopy of the self-assembly of branched nanocrystals in solution, Eli Sutter, Peter Sutter, Alexei V. Tkachenko, Roman Krahne, Joost de Graaf, Milena Arciniegas, and Liberato Manna

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Comparison between direct and reverse electroporation of cells in situ: a simulation study, Leila Towhidi, Delaram Khodadadi, Nataly Maimari, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Henry Ip, Zoltan Kis, Brenda R. Kwak, Tatiana W. Petrova, Mauro Delorenzi, and Rob Krams

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Rolling-induced Face Centered Cubic Titanium in Hexagonal Close Packed Titanium at Room Temperature, H. C. Wu, A. Kumar, J. Wang, X. F. Bi, C. N. Tomé, Z. Zhang, and S. X. Mao

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Propagation of extensional waves in a piezoelectric semiconductor rod, C.L. Zhang, X. Y. Wang, W. Q. Chen, and J. S. Yang

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Film-through large perovskite grains formation via a combination of sequential thermal and solvent treatment, Fan Zhang, Jun Song, Linxing Zhang, Fangfang Niu, Yuying Hao, Pengju Zeng, Hanben Niu, Jinsong Huang, and Jiarong Lian

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Advances in Perovskite Solar Cells, Chuantian Zuo, Henk J. Bolink, Hongwei Han, Jinsong Huang, David Cahen, and Liming Ding

2015

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Blast-induced Mild Traumatic Brain Injury through Ear Canal: A Finite Element Study, Praveen Akula, Yi Hua, and Linxia Gu

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ASPHALT COMPOSITION, David Allen, Flavio Souza, Yong-Rak Kim, and Roberto Soares

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Quantification of plaque stiffness by Brillouin microscopy in experimental thin cap fibroatheroma, Giuseppe Antonacci, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Avinash Kondiboyina, Vikram V. Mehta, Ranil de Silva, Carl Paterson, Rob Krams, and Peter Torok

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Non-wetting surface-driven high-aspect-ratio crystalline grain growth for efficient hybrid perovskite solar cells, Cheng Bi, Qi Wang, Yongbo Yuan, Zhengguo Xiao, and Jinsong Huang

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Chloride Incorporation Process in CH3NH3PbI3-xClx Perovskites via Nanoscale Bandgap Maps, Jungseok Chae, Qingfeng Dong, Jinsong Huang, and Andrea Centrone

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Multiscale Modeling of Skeletal Muscle Active Contraction in Relation to Mechanochemical Coupling of Molecular Motors, Jiangcheng Chen, Xiaodong Zhang, Shengmao Lin, He Wang, and Linxia Gu

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Color and Texture Morphing with Colloids on Multilayered Surfaces, Ziguang Chen, Shumin Li, Andrew Arkebauer, George Gogos, and Li Tan

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Background differences in baseline and stimulated MMP levels influence abdominal aortic aneurysm susceptibility, Matthew A. Dale, Melissa K. Suh, Shijia Zhao, Trevor Meisinger, Linxia Gu, Vicki J. Swier, Devendra K. Agrawal, Timothy Greiner, Jeffrey S. Carson, B. Timothy Baxter, and Wanfen Xiong

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Electron-hole diffusion lengths >175 μm in solution-grown CH3NH3PbI3 single crystals, Qingfeng Dong, Yanjun Fang, Yuchuan Shao, Padhraic Mulligan, Jie Qiu, Lei Cao, and Jinsong Huang

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Phase transformation and magnetic properties of rapidly solidified Mn-Al-C alloys modified with Zr, Yunlong Geng, Micheal J. Lucis, Pamela Rasmussen, and Jeffrey E. Shield

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SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING STATES OF SPACECRAFT IN PLANET-MOON ENVIRONMENT, Piyush Grover

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BIODEGRADABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING AN ADJUSTABLE DEGRADATION RATE AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME, Yuebin Guo, Michael Sealy, and Meisam Salahshoor Pirsoltan

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An estimate of the second-order in-plane acceleration sensitivity of a Y-cut Quartz thickness-shear resonator, Huijing He, Jiashi Yang, and John A. Kosinski

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Characterization of Closed Head Impact Injury in Rat, Yi Hua, Praveen Akula, Matthew Kelso, and Linxia Gu

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Role of Interphase in the Mechanical Behavior of Silica/Epoxy Resin Nanocomposites, Yi Hua, Linxia Gu, Sundaralingam Premaraj, and Xiaodong Zhang

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Relevance of Blood Vessel Networks in Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury, Yi Hua, Shengmao Lin, and Linxia Gu

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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 and Preliminary Evaluation of a Spray Deposition Sensing System for Improving Pesticide Application, Melissa A. Kesterson, Joe D. Luck, and Michael P. Sama

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Mammalian synthetic biology: emerging medical applications, Zoltan Kis, Hugo Sant'Ann Pereira, Takayuki Homma, Ryan M. Pedrigi, and Rob Krams

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Enhanced pool-boiling heat transfer and critical heat flux on femtosecond laser processed stainless steel surfaces, Cory M. Kruse, Troy Anderson, Chris Wilson, Craig Zuhlke, Dennis Alexander, George Gogos, and Sidy Ndao

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Self‑propelled droplets on heated surfaces with angled self‑assembled micro/nanostructures, Cory Kruse, Isra Somanas, Troy Anderson, Chris Wilson, Craig Zuhlke, Dennis Alexander, George Gogos, and Sidy Ndao

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Erratum: Acoustic attenuation coefficients for polycrystalline materials containing crystallites of any symmetry class [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, EL476–EL482 (2015)], Christopher M. Kube

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Acoustic attenuation coefficients for polycrystalline materials containing crystallites of any symmetry class, Christopher M. Kube and Joesph A. Turner

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Stress-dependent second-order grain statistics of polycrystals, Christopher M. Kube and Joseph A. Turner

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Acoustic nonlinearity parameters for transversely isotropic polycrystalline materials, Christopher M. Kube and Joseph A. Turner

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Voigt, Reuss, Hill, and Self-Consistent Techniques for Modeling Ultrasonic Scattering, Christopher M. Kube and Joseph A. Turner

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Imaging thermal conductivity with nanoscale resolution using a scanning spin probe, Abdelghani Laraoui, Halley Aycock-Rizzo, Yang Gao, Xi Lu, Elisa Riedo, and Carlos A. Meriles

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Evaluation of Peritoneal Microbubble Oxygenation Therapy in a Rabbit Model of Hypoxemia, Nathan D. Legband, Jameel A. Feshitan, Mark A. Borden, and Benjamin S. Terry