Publication List

Contents

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications and Peer-reviewed Proceedings

48. Mattson, J. M., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., 2016, Glycosaminoglycans contribute to extracellular matrix fiber recruitment and arterial wall mechanics, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, accepted.

47.  Zhang, Y., Barocas, V.H., Berceli, S.A., Clancy, C.E., Eckmann, D.M., Garbey, M., Kassab, G.S., Lochner, D.R., McCulloch, A.D., Tran-Son-Tay, R., Trayanova, N.A., 2016, Multi-scale modeling of the Cardiovascular System: Disease Development, Progression, and Clinical Intervention, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, in press. Special Issue: Multi-Scale Modeling in the Clinic (Editor: Tom Yankeelov).

46. Wang, Y., Zeinali-Davarani, S., and Zhang, Y., 2016, Arterial mechanics considering the structural and mechanical contributions of ECM constituents, Journal of Biomechanics, doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.02.027. Special Issue: Cardiovascular Biomechanics in Health and Disease (Editor: Michele Mario and Sotirios Korossis) [pdf version]

45. Turcotte, R., Mattson, J. M., Zhang, Y., and Lin, C. P., 2016, Molecular order of arterial collagen using circular polarization second-harmonic generation imaging, Biophysical Journal, Vol. 110, 530-533.

44. Jessica, L.F., Shiraishi, Y., Turcotte, R., Yu, X., Gao, Y. Z., Bachschmid, M., Zhang, Y., Morgan, K., Cohen, R. A., and Seta, F., 2015, Vascular Smooth Muscle Sirtuin-1 Protects Against Aortic Dissection During Angiotensin II-induced Hypertension, Journal of the American Heart Association, Vol. 16, e002384. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002384. PMC4599512

43. Wang, Y., Zeinali-Davarani, S., Davis, E. C., and Zhang, Y., 2015, Effect of glucose on the biomechanical function of arterial elastin, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 49, 244-254. [pdf version]

42. Silverstein M. C., Bilici, K., Morgan, S. W., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., and Boutis, G. S., 2015, 13C, 2H NMR studies of structural and dynamical modifications of glucose exposed porcine aortic elastin, Biophysical Journal, Vol. 108, 1758–1772.

41. Zeinali-Davarani, S., Wang, Y., Chow, M.J., Turcotte, R. and Zhang, Y., 2015. Contribution of collagen fiber undulation to regional biomechanical properties along porcine thoracic aorta. Journal of biomechanical engineering137(5), p.051001. [pdf version]

40. Li., H. and Zhang, Y., 2014, Modeling the viscoelastic behavior of collagen gel from dynamic oscillatory shear measurements, Biorheology, Epub Jan 29.

39. Chow, M-J, Turcotte, R., Lin, C., and Zhang, Y., 2014, Arterial extracellular matrix: a mechanobiological study of the contributions and interactions of elastin and collagen, Biophysical Journal, Vol. 106, 2684-2692. PMC4070071. [pdf version]

38. Liu, Y., Cai, H-L, Zelisko, M., Wang, Y., Sun, J., Yan, F., Ma, F., Wang, P., Chen, Q.N., Zheng, H., Meng, X., Sharma, P., Zhang, Y., and Li, J., 2014, Ferroelectric Switching of Elastin, PNAS, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1402909111. PMC4103339.

37. Chow, M-J, Choi, M., Yun, S-K, and Zhang, Y., 2013, The effect of static stretch on elastin degradation in arteries, PLoS ONE, Vol. 8, e81951, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081951. PMC3864902. [pdf version]

36. Li, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Cai, H., and Xiong R., 2013, Molecular ferroelectrics: where electronics meet biology, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 15, 20786-20796. [pdf version]

35. Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Chow, M-J, Chen, Q. N., Zhang, Y., and Li, J., 2013, Glucose suppresses biological ferroelectricity in aortic elastin, Physical Review Letters, Vol 110, 168101. PMC3865614. [pdf version]

34. Zeinali Davarani, S., Chow, M-J, Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Characterization of biaxial mechanical behavior of porcine aorta under gradual elastin degradation, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 41, 1528-1538. Special issue: Vascular Biofluids and Biomechanics (Editor: Ender Finol). [pdf version]

33. Chow, M-J, Mondonedo, J.R., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Progressive structural and biomechanical changes in elastin degraded aorta, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, Vol. 12, 361-372. PMC3568224. [pdf version]

32. Xu, B., Li, H., and Zhang, Y., 2013, An experimental and modeling study of the viscoelastic behavior of collagen gel, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 135, 054501. [pdf version]

31. Xu, B., Li, H., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Understanding the viscoelastic behavior of collagen matrices through relaxation time distribution spectrum, Biomatter, Vol. 3, pii: e24651, Epub ahead of print,Special Issue: Biomaterials and Bioengineering Tomorrows Healthcare (Editor: Suwan Jayasinghe). [pdf version]

30. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2012, The biomechanical function of arterial elastin in solutes, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 134, 071002.  [pdf version]

29. Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Chow, M-J, Chen, Q. N., and Li, J., 2012, Biological ferroelectricity uncovered in aortic walls by piezoresponse force microscopy, Physical Review Letters, Vol 108, 078103. PMC3499944. [pdf version]

28. Chow, M-J, Zou, Y., He, H., McGowan F.X. Jr., and Zhang, Y., 2011, Obstruction-induced pulmonary vascular remodeling, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol 133, 111009. PMC3492945. [pdf version]

27. Xu, B., Chow, M-J, and Zhang, Y., 2011, Experimental and modeling study of collagen scaffolds with the effects of crosslinking and fiber alignment, International Journal of Biomaterials, doi: 1155/2011/172389. [pdf version]

26. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2011, Mechanical evaluation of decellularized porcine thoracic aorta, Journal of Surgical Research, Vol. 175, pp. 359-368, doi:10.1016/j.jss.2011.03.070, PMC3100660 [pdf version]

25. Lin, I-K, Zhang X., and Zhang Y., 2011, Inelastic deformation of bilayer microcantilevers with nanoscale coating, Sensors & Actuators, Vol. 168, pp. 1-9.  [pdf version]

24. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2010, The orthotropic viscoelastic behavior or aortic elastin, Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology, Vol. 10, pp. 613-625.  [pdf version]

23. Chow, M-J and Zhang, Y., 2010, Changes in mechanical and biochemical properties of aortic tissue due to cold storage, Journal of surgical research, Vol. 171, pp. 434-442. [pdf version]

22. Lin, I-K, Zhang, X., and Zhang, Y., 2010, Suppression of inelastic deformation in multilayer microcantilevers with nanoscale coating, Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings 2010; 1222; 117-122.

21. Wei, D. and Zhang, Y., 2009, Friction between a-Al2O3 (0 0 0 1) surfaces and the effects of surface hydroxylation, Surface Science, doi:10.1016/j.susc.2009.06.022 [pdf version]

20. Lin, I-K, Zhang X., and Zhang Y., 2009, Thermomechanical behavior and microstructural evolution of SiNx/Al bimaterial microcantilevers, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 19, 085010. [pdf version]

19. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2009, An Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Anisotropy of Elastin Network, Annals of Biomedical Engineering., Vol. 37, pp. 1572-1583. [pdf version]

18. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2009, Patterned bilayer plate microstructures subjected to thermal loading: Deformation and stresses, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, pp. 125-134. [pdf version]

17. Lin, I-K, Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., 2008, The deformation of microcantilever-based infrared detectors during thermal cycling, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, 075012.  [pdf version]

16. Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Hunter, S. K., Lee, P. F., Lanning, C., Dunbar, D., and Shandas R., 2007, Application of a microstructural constitutive model of pulmonary artery to patient-specific studies: validation and effect of orthotropy. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 193-201.  [pdf version]

15. Hunter, K. S., Lanning, C.J., Zhang, Y., Garg, R., Ivy, D. D., Shandas, R., 2006, Simulations of congenital defect closure and reactivity tests in patient-specific models of the pediatric pulmonary vasculature: a 3-D numerical study with fluid-structure interaction, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 128, pp. 564-572. [pdf version]

14. Pajot, J., Maute, K., Zhang, Y., and Dunn, M. L., 2006, Design of patterned multilayer films with eigenstrains by topology optimization, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 43, pp. 1832-1853. [pdf version]

13. Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Drexler E. S., McCowan, C. N., Slifka, A. J., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2005, A microstructural orthotropic hyperelastic model of pulmonary artery mechanics under normo- and hypertensive conditions. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 33, pp. 1042-1052.  [pdf version]

12. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2004, Geometric and material nonlinearity during the deformation of micron-scale thin-film bilayers subject to thermal loading, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 52, pp. 2101-2126. [pdf version]

11. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., Elam, J. W., and George, M., 2004, Suppression of inelastic deformation of nanocoated thin film microstructures, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.  95, pp. 8216-8224. [pdf version]

10. Gall, K., Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., and Corff, B., 2004, Thermal cycling response of layered gold/polysilicon MEMS structures, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 36, pp. 45-55. [pdf version]

9. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2003, Deformation of blanketed and patterned bilayer thin-film microstructures during post-release and cyclic thermal loading, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 12, pp. 788-796.  [pdf version]

8. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2002, Suppression of stress relaxation in MEMS multilayer film microstructures by use of ALD nanocoatings, MEMS and Nanotechnology Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. 179-187.

7. Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., and Bright, V. M., 2002, Deformation and Structural Stability of Layered Plate Microstructures Subjected to Thermal Loading, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 11, pp. 372-384. [pdf version]

6. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2002, Vertical electrostatic actuator with extended digital range via tailored topology, Proceedings of the SPIE’s 9th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4700, pp. 147-156.

5. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2001, Stress relaxation and creep of gold/polysilicon layered MEMS microstructures subjected to thermal loading, Proceedings of the MEMS Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vol. 3, pp. 149-156.

4. Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., and Bright, V. M., 2000, Deformation and stability of gold/polysilicon layered MEMS plate structures subjected to thermal loading, ASTM Special Technical Publication, n 1413, Mechanical Properties of Structural Films, pp. 306-317.

3. Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., and Bright, V. M., 2000, Linear and geometrically nonlinear behavior of metal/polysilicon plate microstructures subjected to temperature changes, Proceedings of the MEMS Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vol. 2, pp. 207-213.

2. Harsh, K. F., Kladitis, P. E., Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Bright, V. M., and Lee, Y. C., 2000, Tolerance and precision study for solder self-assembled MEMS, Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems Conference, Proceedings of SPIE, Glasgow, United Kindom. Vol. 4075, pp. 173-184.

1. Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., Roy, J. M., Labossiere, P. E. W., and Bright, V. M., 1999, Nonlinear deformation of multilayer MEMS structures, Proceedings of the MEMS Symposium, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nashvile, TN, pp. 75-79.

Book chapters

BC-3. Zhang, Y., and Chow, M-J, 2013, Contributions and interactions of collagen and elastin: a mechanobiological study of ECM mechanics, Handbook of Biomimetics and Bioinspiration, edited by Esmaiel Jabbari, Ali Khademhosseini, Deok-Ho Kim, Amir Ghaemmaghami, and Luck Lee. World Scientific Publishing, in press..

BC-2. Zhang, Y., and Zeinali-Davarani, S., 2013, Role of elastin in the mechanics of artery, Multiscale Simulations and Mechanics of Biological Materials: Wing Liu’s 60 Anniversary, edited by Shaofan Li and Dong Qian. ISBN: 978-1-1183-5079-9, John Wiley & Sons Lt.

BC-1. Dunn, M.L., Gall, K., Zhang, Y., and Corff, B., 2002, Aspects of Lifecycle Engineering for Reliable Microelectromechanical Systems Containing Multilayer Materials Systems, Modeling and Simulation-Based life cycle engineering, Taylor & Francis, pp. 106-119.

Conference Presentations

(*First author is an undergraduate student.)

49. Mattson, J., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., 2016, Contribution of Glycosaminoglycans to extracellular matrix fiber recruitment and arterial wall mechanics, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Bio transport Conference, June 29-July 2, 2016, National Harbor, Maryland.

48. M. Silverstein, M., Bilici, K., Morgan, S., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Boutis G., Pacifichem, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, 2015.

47. Zhang, Y., A Multi-Scale Mechanobiological Model Considering the Structure and Interrelation of ECM Constituents in Aorta. 13th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Diego, CA, July 26-30, 2015.

46. Zhang, Y., Arterial mechanobiology: The interrelation of elastin, collagen, and GAGs. APS March Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 2-5, 2015.

45. Mattson, J., Chow, M.-J., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., Mechanical and structural contributions of ECM components in arterial mechanics. 7Th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 6-11, 2014.

44. Zeinali Davarani, S., Chow, M.-J., Wang, Y., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., Longitudinal variation of structural and mechanical properties of thoracic aorta using a recruitment-based constitutive model. 7Th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 6-11, 2014.

43. Wang, Y., Zeinali-Davarani, S., and Zhang, Y., An experimental and modeling study of the biomechanical behavior of arterial elastin in glucose. 7Th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 6-11, 2014.

42. Rachev, A., Zeinali-Davarani, S., Mattson, J., Shazly, T., and Zhang, Y., Constitutive formulation of the mechanical properties of arterial tissue considered as a mixture with prestressed constituents. 7Th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 6-11, 2014.

41. Favreau, J. T., Ding, K., Tao, M., Langevin, H. M., Zhang, Y., Ozaki, C. K., and Gaudette, G. R., Wall remodeling drives reductions in mechanical strain in a murine model of intimal hyperplasia. 7Th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 6-11, 2014.

40. Bilici, B., Silverstein, M., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., and Boutis, G., NMR studies of glucose and cholesterol treated elastin structure and dynamics. The 55th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Boston, MA, March 23-28, 2014.

39. Zhang, Y., 2013, Elastin in arterial ECM: mechanical properties, biochemical degradation, and microstructures. Society of Engineering Science 50th Annual Technical Meeting, ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting, Brown University School of Engineering, July 28-31, 2013.

38*. Sun, H.J., Wang, Y., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Changes in the mechanical properties of arterial elastin with cholesterol effect, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, Sunriver, OR.

37. Chow, M.-J., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Elastin in the arterial ECM: interactions with collagen and the mechanical properties after elastin degradation, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, Sunriver, OR.

36. Zeinali-Davarani, S., Chow, M.-J., Turcotte, R., and Zhang, Y., 2013, Constitutive modeling of biaxial mechanical response of arteries subjected to gradual elastin degradation, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, Sunriver, OR.

35. Wang, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2013, The biomechanical properties of arterial elastin with glucose effect, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, Sunriver, OR.

34. Li, H. and Zhang, Y., 2013, Rheological study of collagen gel with different surface conditions, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 26-29, Sunriver, OR.

33. Zhang, Y., 2013, Elastin in arterial ECM: mechanical properties, biochemical degradation, and microstructures. Gordon Research Conference, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, July 21-26, 2013.

32. Chow, M.-J., and Zhang, Y., 2012, The effect of tension on the enzymatic degradation of elastin in porcine aorta, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

31. Xu, B., Li, H., and Zhang, Y., 2012, Stress relaxation behavior of collagen matrices with the effects of hydration, crosslinking and initial stress, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

30. Wang, Y., Sun, H. J., and Zhang, Y., 2012, Changes in the biomechanical properties of arterial elastin with glucose effect, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

29. Zhang, Y., 2011, An integrative Multi-Scale Model of Extracellular Matrix Mechanics in Vascular Remodeling, NIH Multiscale Modeling (MSM) Consortium Meeting, October 4-5, Rockville, MD.

28. Chow, M.-J., and Zhang, Y., 2011, Quantifying the structural and mechanical changes in elastase degraded arteries, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, Denver, CO.

27. Zou, Y., and Zhang, Y., 2011, Changes in the mechanical behavior of arterial elastin due to glycation, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-17, Denver, CO.

26. Zou Y. and Zhang, Y., 2011, Mechanical behavior of arterial elastin with glycation effect, Engineering Mechanics Conference (EMI 2011), June 2-4, Boston, MA.

25. Chow M-J and Zhang, Y., 2011, Quantifying the structural and mechanical changes in elastase degraded arteries as an in vitro model of aortic aneurysm, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 22-25, Farmington, PA.

24. Xu B. and Zhang, Y., 2011, Hydration and crosslinking effects on the elastic and viscoelastic properties of collagen scaffolds, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 22-25, Farmington, PA.

23. Zou, Y., and Zhang, Y., 2010, Viscoelastic properties of elastin network with solvent effects, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

22. Chow, M-J, and Zhang, Y., 2010, Remodeling in arteries as a result of a pulmonary vascular obstruction, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

21. Xu, B., Chow, M-J, and Zhang, Y., 2010, Elastic and viscoelastic properties of collagen scaffolds, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

20. Lin, I-K, Du, P., Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., 2010, Mechanical and material characterization of bilayer Microcantilever-based IR detectors, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

19. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2010, The elastic and viscoelastic behaviors of aortic elastin network, BMES Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

18. Lin, I-K, Zhang, X., and Zhang, Y., 2010, Inelastic deformation in multilayer microcantilevers with nanocoatings,” Proceedings of the USNCTAM, 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 27-July 2, 2010, State College, PA.

17. Lin, I-K, Zhang, X., and Zhang, Y., 2009, Suppression of inelastic deformation in multilayer microcantilevers with nanoscale coating, Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

16. Xu, B. and Zhang, Y., 2009, Biaxial mechanical properties of collagen scaffolds with the effects of crosslinking and fiber alignment, BMES Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

15. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2009, Time-dependent mechanics of elastin network, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 17-21, Lake Tahoe, CA.

14. Chow, M-J, Zou, Y., He, H., McGowan, F., McElhinney, D., and Zhang, Y., 2008, Effect of pulmonary artery banding on the mechanical behavior of arteries, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA.

13. Wei, D. and Zhang, Y., 2008, Molecular dynamics simulations of friction and the effect of surface coating, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA.

12. Lin, I-K, Z, Fan, K., Huang, S., Gonzalez, A., Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., 2008, Characterization of gradient residual stress in bimaterial microcantilever structures for MEMS applications,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA.

11. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2008, Experimental and theoretical study of bovine aorta and its elastin, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA.

10.   Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2008, Experimental and theoretical study of bovine aorta and its elastin, Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco Island, Florida.

9.  Zhang, Y., Wong, J., and Zhang, X., 2008, A multi-scale approach to understanding the mechanical and biochemical behavior of tissue engineered blood vessels, NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Knoxiville, TN, January 7-10.

8.   Lin, I-K, Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., 2007, Curvature control of microcantilever based infrared detectors using thermal loading method, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

7.   Zhang, Y., Hunter, K., Lanning, C., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2006, A study of the passive and active responses of the pulmonary arterial wall, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

6.   Zhang, Y., Hunter, K., Lanning, C., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2006, A microstructural model relates clinical pressure-diameter responses to structural remodeling in PAH, BMES Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

5.   Hunter, K., Zhang, Y., Lanning, C., Ivy, and Shandas, R., 2006, Clinical and numerical studies supporting pulmonary vascular input impedance as a determinant of global vascular stiffness in pediatric pulmonary hypertension, Proceedings of the ASME 2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 21-25, Amelia Island, FL.

4.   Zhang, Y., Hunter, K., Lanning, C., Ivy, D. D., Claussen, L., and Shandas, R., 2006, A microstructural finite element model applied to three-dimensional patient-specific images of the pulmonary vasculature: a novel tool to predict structural remodeling in pulmonary arterial hypertension, ATS (American Thoracic Society), May 19-24, San Diego, CA.

3.   Hunter, K., Zhang, Y., Lanning, C., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2005, Patient-specific simulations of reactivity in models of the pulmonary vasculature: a 3-D numerical study with fluid-structure interaction, APS (American Physical Society), November 20–22, Chicago, IL.

2.   Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Hunter, K., Lee, P., Lanning, C., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2005, Modeling of pulmonary artery mechanics in children with pulmonary hypertension, Proceedings of the ASME 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail, CO.

1.   Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Drexler, E., McCowan, C., Slifka, A., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R., 2004, Non-linear, hyperelastic, finite element modeling of normal and hypertensive rat pulmonary arteries, BMES Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Patents

P-2. Zhang Y., Digital Vertical Electrostatic Actuator, CUtech-100P, provisional patent filed November 2, 2001.

P-1. Harsh, K. F., Kladitis, P. E., Lee, Y. C., Bright, V., M., Zhang, W., Dunn, M. L., and Zhang, Y., Multi-Dimensional Micro-Electromechanical Assemblies and Method of Making Same, United States Patent Application 20020170290.