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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2016

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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

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Influence of Crosslink Density and Stiffness on Mechanical Properties of Type I Collagen Gel, Shengmao Lin and Linxia Gu

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Towards Tuning the Mechanical Properties of Three-Dimensional Collagen Scaffolds Using a Coupled Fiber-Matrix Model, Shengmao Lin, Lauren A. Hapach, Cynthia Reinhart-King, and Linxia Gu

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Erratum: “The operation mechanism of poly (9,9-dioctylfluorenyl-2,7-diyl) dots in high efficiency polymer solar cells” [Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 193904 (2015)], Chunyu Liu, Yeyuan He, Xinyuan Zhang, Zhiqi Li, Jinfeng Li, Liang Shen, Zhihui Zhang, Wenbin Guo, and Shengping Ruan

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The operation mechanism of poly(9,9-dioctylfluorenyl-2,7-diyl) dots in high efficiency polymer solar cells, Chunyu Liu, Yeyuan He, Xinyuan Zhang, Zhiqi Li, Liang Shen, Zhihui Zhang, Wenbin Guo, and Shengping Ruan

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Interfacial electronic structure at the CH3NH3PbI3/MoOx interface, Peng Liu, Xiaoliang Liu, Lu Lyu, Haipeng Xie, Hong Zhang, Dongmei Niu, Han Huang, Cheng Bi, Zhengguo Xiao, Jinsong Huang, and Yongli Gao

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LOCAL CONTROL ROBOTIC SURGICAL DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS, Eric Markvicka, Tom Frederick, Jack Mondry, Joe Bartels, and Shane Farritor

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Methods and Systems for Handling or Delivering Materials for Natural Orifice Surgery, Carl Nelson, Jeff Midday, Dimitry Oleynikov, and Alan Goyzueta

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Inducing Persistent Flow Disturbances Accelerates Atherogenesis and Promotes Thin Cap Fibroatheroma Development in D374Y-PCSK9 Hypercholesterolemic Minipigs, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Christian Bo Poulsen, Vikram V. Mehta, Niels Ramsing Holm, Nilesh Pareek, Anouk L. Post, Ismail Dogu Kilic, Winston A.S. Banya, Gianni Dall'Ara, Alessio Mattesini, Martin M. Bjorklund, Niels P. Andersen, Anna K. Grondal, Enrico Petretto, Nicolas Foin, Justin E. Davies, Carlo Di Mario, Jacob Fog Bentzon, Hans Erik Botker, Erling Falk, Rob Krams, and Ranil de Silva

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Quantification of Ultraprecision Surface Morphology using an Algebraic Graph Theoretic Approach, Prahalad Rao, Satish T. S. Bukkapatnam, Zhenyu (James) Kong, Omer F. Beyca, Kenneth Case, and Ranga Komanduri

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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, Zhengguo 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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Biomechanical Strain as a Trigger for Pore Formation in Schlemm’s Canal Endothelial Cells, Sietse T. Braakman, Ryan M. Pedrigi, A. Thomas Read, James A. E. Smith, W. Daniel Stamer, C. Ross Ethier, and Darryl R. Overby

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Modular and Cooperative Medical Devices and Related Systems and Methods, Shane M. Farritor, Mark Rentschler, and Amy Lehman

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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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METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR SURGICAL ACCESS AND INSERTON, Tom Frederick, Shane Farritor, Jack Mondry, Eric Markvicka, Dmitry Oleynikov, and Jacob Greenburg

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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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SYSTEMAND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING MOTION OF SPACECRAFTS, Piyush Grover and Christian Andersson

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LAPAROSCOPIC DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING, M. Susan Hallbeck, Jakeb Riggle, Adam de Laveaga, and Jake Kaufman

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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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Quality and Safety of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Past, Present, and Future, Bernadette McCrory, Chad A. LaGrange, and M. S. Hallbeck

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Altered mechanobiology of Schlemm’s canal endothelial cells in glaucoma, Darryl R. Overby, Enhua H. Zhou, Rocio Vargas-Pinto, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Rudolf Fuchshofer, Sietse T. Braakman, Ritika Gupta, Kristin M. Perkumas, Joesph M. Sherwood, Amir Vahabikashi, Quynh Dang, Jae Hun Kim, C. Ross Ethier, W. Daniel Stamer, Jeffrey J. Fredberg, and Mark Johnson

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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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Selective Detection and Automated Counting of Fluorescently-Labeled Chrysotile Asbestos Using a Dual-Mode High-Throughput Microscopy (DM-HTM) Method, Myoung-Ock Cho, Hyo Mi Chang, Donghee Lee, Yeon Gyu Yu, Hwataik Han, and Jung Kyung Kim

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Systems Biology of the Functional and Dysfunctional Endothelium, Jennifer Frueh, Nataly Maimari, Takayuki Homma, Sandra M. Bovens, Ryan M. Pedrigi, Leila Towhidi, and Rob Krams

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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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ERGONOMICHANDLE AND ARTICULATING LAPAROSCOPICTOOL, M. Susan Hallbeck, Dmitry Oleynikov, Kathryn Done, Tim Judkins, Allison DiMartino, Jonathan Morse, and Lawton N. Verner

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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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Inducing Neurite Outgrowth by Mechanical Cell Stretch, Suzanne Higgins, Jeong Soon Lee, Ligyeom Ha, and Jung Yul Lim

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PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE, Jinsong Huang, Bin Yang, and Yongbo Yuan

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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, Yuris A. Dzenis, Prateek K. Gupta, Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, and Jason N. MacTaggart