Publication List

Contents

Journal publications

J-30. Chow, M-J, Choi, M., Yun, S-K, and Zhang, Y., 2013, The effect of static stretch on elastin degradation in arteries, PLoS ONE, accepted. [pdf version]

J-29. Li, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Cai, H., and Xiong R., 2013, Molecular ferroelectrics: where electronics meet biology, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics,DOI: 10.1039/c3cp52501e. [pdf version]

J-28. 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. [pdf version]

J-27.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 on “Vascular Biofluids and Biomechanics”, invited). [pdf version]

J-26.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. [pdf version]

J-25.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]

J-24. 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 on “Biomaterials and Bioengineering Tomorrows Healthcare”, invited). [pdf version]

J-23. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2012, The biomechanical function of arterial elastin in solutes, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 134, 071002. [pdf version]

J-22. 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. [pdf version]

J-21. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2012, Mechanical evaluation of decellularized porcine thoracic aorta, Journal of Surgical Research, Vol. 175, pp. 359-368. [pdf version]

J-20. 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:10.1155/2011/172389. [pdf version]

J-19. Chow, M.-J., Zou, Y., He, H., McGowan, F.X., Zurakowski, D., and Zhang, Y., 2011, Obstruction-Induced Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 133, pp. 111009-1-10. [pdf version]

J-18. Lin, I-K, Zhang X., and Zhang Y., 2011, Inelastic deformation of bilayer microcantilevers with nanoscale coating, Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol. 168, pp. 1-9. [pdf version]

J-17. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2010, The orthotropic viscoelastic behavior or aortic elastin, Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology, Epub ahead of print. [pdf version]

J-16. Chow, M.-J. and Zhang, Y., 2010, The Change in Mechanical and Biochemical Properties of Aortic Tissue Due to Cold Storage, Journal of Surgical Research, doi:10.1016/j.jss.2010.04.007. [pdf version]

J-15. 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]

J-14. Wei, D. and Zhang, Y., 2009, Friction Between a-Al2O3(0001) Surfaces and the Effects of Surface Hydroxylation, Surface Science, Vol. 603, pp. L95-L98. [pdf version]

J-13. 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]

J-12. 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, pp. 085010. [pdf version]

J-11. Lin, I-K, Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., 2008, “The Deformation of Microcantilever-Based Infrared Detectors During Thermal Loading,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, pp. 075012. [pdf version]

J-10. 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]

J-9. Hunter, K. S., Lanning, C.J., Chen, S-Y J., Zhang, Y., Garg, R., Ivy, D. D., Shandas, R., 2006, Simulations of Congenital Septal Defect Closure and Reactivity Testing in Patient-Specific Models of the Pediatric Pulmonary Vasculature: A 3D Numerical Study with Fluid-Structure Interaction, J. Biomech. Engr., Vol. 128, pp. 564-572. [pdf version]

J-8. 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]

J-7. Zhang, Y., Dunn, M. L., Drexler E. S., McCowan, C. N., Slifka, A. J., Ivy, D. D., and Shandas, R.,2005, Implementation and application of a microstructural orthotropic hyperelastic model of pulmonary artery mechanics under normotensive and hypertensive conditions. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 33, pp. 1042-1052. [pdf version]

J-6. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2004, Linear and Nonlinear Deformation of Multilayer Thin-Film Microstructures During Thermal Loading, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 52, pp. 2101-2126. [pdf version]

J-5. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., Elam, J. W., and George, M., 2004, Suppression of Inelastic Deformation in Multilayer Thin Film Microstructures by the Use of Nanocoatings, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 95, pp. 8216-8224. [pdf version]

J-4. Gall, K., Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., and Corff, B., 2004, Thermal Cycling Response of Layered Gold/Silicon MEMS Structures, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 36, pp. 45-55. [pdf version]

J-3. Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2003, Deformation of Blanked and Patterned Bilayer Thin-Film Microstructures During Post-Release and Cyclic Thermal Loading, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 12, pp. 788-796. [pdf version]

J-2. 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]

J-1. Dunn, M. L., Zhang, Y., 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.

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 proceedings

(*First author is an undergraduate student.)

C-19*. 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.

C-18. 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.

C-17. 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.

C-16. 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.

C-15. 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.

C-14. Zou, Y., Ziegler, L., and Zhang, Y., 2011, Mechanical behavior of arterial elastin with glycation effect, Engineering Mechanics Conference (EMI 2011), June 2-4, Boston, MA.

C-13. 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.

C-12. 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.

C-11. Lin, I-K, Zhang, X., and Zhang, Y., 2010, Suppression of inelastic deformation in multilayer microcantilevers with nanoscale coating,” Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings , 1222; 117-122.

C-10. 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.

C-9.   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.

C-8.   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.

C-7.   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.

C-6.   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.

C-5.   Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2002, A vertical electrostatic actuator with extended digital range via tailored topology, SPIE’s 9th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4700, pp. 147-156.

C-4.   Zhang, Y. and Dunn, M. L., 2001, Stress relaxation 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.

C-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.

C-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; doi:10.1117/12.397933.

C-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, Vol. 1, pp. 75-80.

Abstracts

A-27.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.

A-26. 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.

A-25. 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.

A-24. Xu, B., Li, H., and Zhang, Y., 2012, Stress relaxation behavior of collagen matrices with the effects of hydration, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

A-23. 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.

A-22. 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.

A-21. 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.

A-20. Zou, Y., Ziegler, L., 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.

A-19. Zou, Y., Premasiri, W.R., Ziegler, L., and Zhang, Y., 2010, Viscoelastic properties of elastin network with solvent effects, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

A-18. Chow, M-J, and Zhang, Y., 2010, Remodeling in arteries as a result of a pulmonary vascular obstruction, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

A-17. Xu, B., Chow, M-J, and Zhang, Y., Elastic and viscoelastic properties of collagen scaffolds, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

A-16. Lin, I-K, Du, P., Zhang, Y., and Zhang, X., Mechanical and material characterization of bilayer Microcantilever-based IR detectors, MRS Fall meeting, Boston, MA.

A-15. Zou, Y. and Zhang, Y., 2010, The elastic and viscoelastic behaviors of aortic elastin network, BMES Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

A-14. 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.

A-13.    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.

A-12. 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.

A-11.    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.

A-10.    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.

A-9.   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.

A-8.   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.

A-7.   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.

A-6.   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.

A-5.   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.

A-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.

A-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.

A-2.   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.

A-1.   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.

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.