Selected Papers

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IDTitleJournalYearTheme
121Ferromagnetic soft continuum robotsScience Robotics2019Medical Soft Robots
120High stretchability, strength, and toughness of living cells enabled by hyperelastic vimentin intermediate filamentsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2019Soft Materials
119A path-following simulation-based study of elastic instabilities in nearly-incompressible confined cylinders under tensionJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2019Soft Materials
118Muscle-like fatigue-resistant hydrogels by mechanical trainingProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2019Soft Materials
117Multifunctional “Hydrogel Skins” on Diverse Polymers with Arbitrary ShapesAdvanced Materials2019Soft Materials
114Mechanics of hard-magnetic soft materialsJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2019Soft Materials
113Anti-fatigue-fracture hydrogelsScience Advances2019Soft Materials
112Pure PEDOT:PSS hydrogelsNature Communications2019Soft Materials
111Soft wall-climbing robotScience Robotics2018Active Materials
110Ingestible hydrogel deviceNature Communications2019Soft Materials
107Controlled crack propagation for atomic precision handling of wafer-scale two-dimensional materialsScience2018Soft Surfaces
105Folding artificial mucosa with cell-laden hydrogels guided by mechanics modelsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2018 Soft Materials
104Metagel with Broadband Tunable Acoustic Properties Over Air–Water–Solid RangesAdvanced Functional Materials2019 Soft Materials
103Printing ferromagnetic domains for untethered fast-transforming soft materialsNature20183D Printing; Soft Materials; Active Materials
1013D Printing of Responsive Living Materials and DevicesAdvanced Materials20173D Printing
100Designing toughness and strength for soft materialsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2017Soft materials
97Impermeable Robust Hydrogels via Hybrid LaminationAdvanced Healthcare Materials2017Soft materials
96A New 3D Printing Strategy by Harnessing Deformation, Instability and Fracture of Viscoelastic InksAdvanced Materials20173D Printing
95Instabilities in Confined Elastic Layers under Tension: Fringe, Fingering and CavitationJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2017Soft materials
91A large deformation viscoelastic model for double-network hydrogelsJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2017Soft materials
90Stretchable Living Materials and Devices with Hydrogel-Elastomer Hybrids Hosting Programmed CellsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2017Soft materials; Active materials
89Harnessing the Hygroscopic and Biofluorescent Behaviors of Genetically-Tractable Microbial Cells to Design Bio-hybrid WearablesScience Advances2017Soft materials; Active materials
88Highly Stretchable, Strain Sensing Hydrogel Optical FibersAdvanced Materials2016Soft materials
87Hydraulic hydrogel actuators and robots optically and sonically camouflaged in waterNature Communications2017Soft materials; Active surfaces
85Skin-inspired hydrogel–elastomer hybrids with robust interfaces and functional microstructuresNature Communications2016Soft materials
84Strong, tough, stretchable and self-adhesive hydrogels from intrinsically unstructured proteinsAdvanced Materials2016Soft materials
79Stretchable Hydrogel Electronics and DevicesAdvanced Materials2015Soft materials 
76Tough Bonding of Hydrogels to Diverse Nonporous SurfacesNature Materials2016Soft surfaces; Soft materials 
743D Printing of Highly Stretchable and Tough Hydrogels into Complex, Cellularized StructuresAdvanced Materials2015Soft materials
73Bio-inspired Reversibly-Crosslinked Hydrogels Comprising Polypeptide Micelles Exhibit Enhanced Mechanical PropertiesAdvanced Functional Materials2015Soft materials
71Mechanics of Mechanochemically Responsive ElastomersJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2015Active materials;
70Predicting Fracture Energies and Crack-Tip Fields of Soft Tough MaterialsExtreme Mechanics Letters2015Soft materials
69Designing Extremely Resilient and Tough Hydrogels via Delayed DissipationExtreme Mechanics Letters2014Soft materials
68Cephalopod-inspired Design of Electro-mechano-chemically Responsive Elastomers for On-demand Fluorescent PatterningNature Communications2014Soft surfaces; Active materials
63Increasing the maximum achievable strain of a covalent polymer gel through the addition of mechanically invisible cross-linksAdvanced Materials2014Soft materials
61Soft Robotic Concepts in Catheter Design: an On-demand Fouling-release Urinary CatheterAdvanced Healthcare Materials2014Soft surfaces
59Matrix Elasticity Controls Bone Formation by Transplanted Stem CellsNature Materials2015Soft materials
56Harnessing Localized Ridges for High-Aspect-Ratio Hierarchical Patterns with Dynamic Tunability and MultifunctionalityAdvanced Materials2014Soft surfaces
50Composite three-dimensional woven scaffolds with interpenetrating network hydrogels to create functional synthetic articular cartilageAdvanced Functional Materials2013Soft materials
49Reversible Sliding in Networks of NanowiresNanoletters2013Other
47Ultrasound-triggered disruption and self-healing of reversibly-crosslinked hydrogels for drug delivery and enhanced chemotherapyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2014Active materials
46Multifunctionality and Control of the Crumpling and Unfolding of Large-Area GrapheneNature Materials2013Soft surfaces; Active materials
45Bioinspired Surfaces with Dynamic Topography for Active Control of BiofoulingAdvanced Materials2013Soft surfaces; Active materials
42Highly stretchable and tough hydrogelsNature2012Soft materials
41Dynamic Electrostatic Lithography: Multiscale On-demand Patterning on Large-Area Curved SurfacesAdvanced Materials2012Soft surfaces; Active materials
40Bursting Drops in Solid Dielectrics Caused by High VoltagesNature Communications2012Active materials
39Localized Ridge Wrinkling of Stiff Films on Compliant SubstratesJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2012Soft surfaces
36A Theory for Large Deformation and Damage of Interpenetrating Polymer NetworksJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids2012Soft materials
34Creasing to Cratering instability in polymers under ultrahigh electric fieldsPhysical Review Letters2011Active materials; Soft surfaces 
29Active Scaffolds for On-demand Drug and Cell DeliveryProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2011Active materials; Soft materials
28Theory of dielectric elastomers capable of giant deformation of actuationPhysical Review Letters2010Active materials