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  1. S. Li, Q.Z. Yao, Q.Y. Li, X.Q. Feng & H.J. Gao, “Contact Stiffness of Regularly Patterned Multi-Asperity Interfaces,” 2018, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 111, pp. 277–289.
  2. Z. Ma, Y. Ren, R. Li, Y.D. Wang, L. Zhou, X. Wu, Y. Wei and H.J. Gao, "Cryogenic temperature toughening and strengthening due to gradient phase structure", 2018, Materials Science and Engineering: A712, pp.358-364.
  3. J. Wang, Y. Yang, M. Yu, G. Hu, Y. Gan, H.J. Gao and X. Shi, "Diffusion of Rod-like Nanoparticles in Non-adhesive and Adhesive Porous Polymeric Gels", 2018, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids.
  4. J.T. Yang, Y. Wang, Y.F. Li, H.J. Gao, Y. Chai and H.M. Yao, “Edge Orientations of Mechanically Exfoliated Anisotropic Two-Dimensional Materials,” 2018, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 112, pp. 157–168.
  5. G.J. Zou, X. Yi, W.P. Zhu and H.J. Gao, “Packing of Flexible Nanofibers in Vesicles,” 2018, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol. 19, pp. 20–26.
  6. W. Chen, H.F. Zhou, Z. Liu, J. Ketkaew, L. Shao, N. Li, P. Gong, W. Samela, H.J. Gao and J. Schroers, “Test Sample Geometry for Fracture Toughness Measurements of Bulk Metallic Glasses,” 2018, Acta Materialia, Vol. 145, pp. 477–487.
  7. G.K. Xu, X.Q. Feng and H.J. Gao, "Orientations of Cells on Compliant Substrates under Biaxial Stretches: A Theoretical Study," 2018, Biophysical Journal, Vol. 114, pp. 701–710.
  8. C. Zhang, Y.K. Hao, B.Li, X.Q. Feng and H.J. Gao, “Wrinkling Patterns in Soft Shells,” 2018, Soft Matter, Vol. 14, pp. 1681-1688.
  9. K. Guo, P.A. Tamirisa, B.W. Sheldon, X.C. Xiao and H.J. Gao, "Pop-up Delamination of Electrodes in Solid-State Batteries," 2018, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol. 165(3), pp. A618-A625.
  10. Y. Guo, Z. Chang, H.Y. Guo, W. Fang, Q.Y. Li, H.P. Zhao, X.Q. Feng and H.J. Gao, “Synergistic Adhesion Mechanisms of Spider Capture Silk,” 2018, Journal of Royal Society Interface, Vol. 15, Art. No. 20170894.
  11. W.S. Kim, W.P. Zhu, G.L. Hendricks, D. Van Tyne, A.D. Steele, C.E. Keohane, N. Fricke, A.L. Conery, S. Shen, W. Pan, K.H. Lee, R. Rajamuthiah, B.B. Fuchs, P.M. Vlahovska, W.M. Wuest, M.S. Gilmore, H.J. Gao, F.M. Ausubel, E. Mylonakis, “A New Class of Synthetic Retinoid Antibiotics Effective against Bacterial Persisters”, 2018, Nature, Vol. 556, pp. 103–107.
  12. Y. Lin, J. Pan, H.F. Zhou, H.J. Gao and Y. Li, "Mechanical Properties and Optimal Grain Size Distribution Profile of Gradient Grained Nickel," 2018, Acta Materialia, Vol. 153, pp. 279-289.
  13. S.M.T. Mousavi, G.J. Zou, H.F. Zhou and H.J. Gao, "Correspondence: Anisotropy Governs Strain Stiffening in Nanotwinned-Materials," 2018, Nature Communications, Vol. 9, Art. No. 1586.
  14. X. Zhang, H.J. Gao and X.Y. Li, "Atomistic Simulations of Superplasticity and Amorphization of Nanocrystalline Anatase TiO2," Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol. 22, pp. 131-137.
  15. B. Han, R.P. Yu, Q.C. Zhang, H.J. Gao, Q. Zhang, T.J. Lu and B.H. Lu, "Creep of Closed-Cell Aluminum Foams: Effects of Imperfections and Predictive Modeling," 2018, Materials and Design, Vol. 156, pp. 229–241.
  16. G.J. Zou, X. Yi, W.P. Zhu and H.J. Gao, "Packing of Flexible 2D Materials in Vesicles," 2018, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 51, Art. No. 224001.
  17. M.R. Yu, L. Xu, F.L. Tian, Q. Su, N. Zheng, Y.W. Yang, J.L. Wang, A.H. Wang, C.L. Zhu, S.Y. Guo, X.X. Zhang, Y. Gan, X.H. Shi and H.J. Gao, "Rapid Transport of Deformation-Tuned Nanoparticles across Biological Hydrogels and Cellular Barriers," 2018, Nature Communications, Vol. 9, Art. No. 2607.
  18. J.Y. Li, B. Ni, T. Zhang and H.J. Gao, "Phase Field Crystal Modeling of Grain Boundary Structures and Growth in Polycrystalline Graphene," 2018, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 120, pp. 36-48.
  19. Z. Islam, B.M. Wang, K. Hattar, H.J. Gao and M.A. Haque, "Departing from the Mutual Exclusiveness of Strength and Ductility in Nanocrystalline Metals with Vacancy Induced Plasticity," 2018, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 157, pp. 39–43.
  20. Y. Guo, Z. Chang, B. Li, Z.L. Zhao, H.P. Zhao, X.Q. Feng and H.J. Gao, “Functional Gradient Effects on the Energy Absorption of Spider Orb Webs,” 2018, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 113, Art. No. 103701.
  21. X. Zhang, J.H. Yao, B. Liu, J. Yan, L. Lu, Y. Li, H.J. Gao and X.Y. Li, “Three-Dimensional High-Entropy Alloy-Polymer Composite Nanolattices that Overcome the Strength-Recoverability Trade-Off,” 2018, Nano letters, Vol. 18(7), pp 4247–4256.
  22. C.X. Huang, Y.F. Wang, X.L. Ma, S. Yin, H.W.Höppe, M. Göken, X.L. Wu, H.J. Gao and Y.T. Zhu, “Interface Affected Zone for Optimal Strength and Ductility in Heterogeneous Laminate,” 2018, Materials Today, Vol. 21(7), pp. 713-719.
  23. Z. Cheng, H.F. Zhou, Q.H. Lu, H.J. Gao and L. Lu, “Extra Strengthening and Work Hardening in Gradient Nanotwinned Metals,” 2018, Science, Vol. 362(6414), eaau1925.
  24. E.F. Hacopian, Y.C. Yang, B. Ni, Y.L. Li, X. Li, Q. Chen, H. Guo, J.M. Tour, H.J. Gao and J. Lou, "Toughening Graphene by Integrating Carbon Nanotubes," 2018, ACS Nano
  25. R. Christensen, Z. Li and H.J. Gao, “An Evaluation of the Failure Modes Transition and the Christensen Ductile/Brittle Failure Theory Using Molecular Dynamics,” 2018 Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Vol. 474, Art. No. 20180361.
  26. W.S. Kim, A.D. Steele, W.P. Zhu, E.E. Csatary, N. Fricke, M.M. Dekarske, E. Jayamani, W. Pan, B. Kwon, I.F. Sinitsa, J.L. Rosen, A.L. Conery, B. B. Fuchs, P.M. Vlahovska, F.M. Ausubel, H.J. Gao, W.M. Wuest, E. Mylonakis, “Discovery and Optimization of nTZDpa as an Antibiotic Effective Against Bacterial Persisters,” 2018, ACS Infectious Diseases, Vol. 4(11), pp. 1540-1545.
  27. A.B. Kane, R.H. Hurt and H.J. Gao, “The Asbestos-Carbon Nanotube Analogy: an Update,” 2018, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Vol. 361, pp. 68–80.
  28. X. Yi, G.J. Zou and H.J. Gao, "Mechanics of Cellular Packing of Nanorods with Finite and Non-Uniform Diameters," 2018, Nanoscale, Vol. 10, pp. 14090–14099.
  29. K. Guo, W. Zhang, B.W. Sheldon and H.J. Gao, “Concentration Dependent Properties Lead to Plastic Ratcheting in Thin Island Electrodes on Substrate Under Cyclic Charging and Discharging,” Acta Materialia, 2019, Vol. 164, 261e271.


  1. J. Qian, J. Lin, G.K. Xu, Y. Lin and H.J. Gao, "Thermally assisted peeling of an elastic strip in adhesion with a substrate via molecular bonds.", 2017, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids101, pp.197-208.
  2. W. Chen, H. Zhou, Z. Liu, J. Ketkaew, L. Shao, N. Li, P. Gong, W. Samela, H.J. Gao and J. Schroers, "Test sample geometry for fracture toughness measurements of bulk metallic glasses", 2017, Acta Materialia.
  3. G. Cheng, S. Yin, T.H. Chang, G. Richter, H.J. Gao and Y. Zhu, "Anomalous Tensile Detwinning in Twinned Nanowires", 2017, Physical Review Letters119(25), p.256101.
  4. J. Yang, Y. Wang, Y. Li, H.J. Gao, Y. Chai and H. Yao, "Edge orientations of mechanically exfoliated anisotropic two-dimensional materials", 2017 Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids.
  5. Q. Pan, H. Zhou, Q. Lu, H.J. Gao and L. Lu, "History-independent cyclic response of nanotwinned metals", 2017, Nature551(7679), p.214.
  6. M. Zelisko, F. Ahmadpoor, H.J. Gao and P. Sharma, "Determining the Gaussian Modulus and Edge Properties of 2D Materials: From Graphene to Lipid Bilayers", 2017, Physical review letters119(6), p.068002.
  7. J. Lang, B. Ding, S. Zhang, H. Su, B. Ge, L. Qi, H.J. Gao, X. Li, Q. Li and H. Wu, "Scalable Synthesis of 2D Si Nanosheets", 2017, Advanced Materials29(31).
  8. Z. Sha, W.H. Wong, Q. Pei, P.S. Branicio, Z. Liu, T. Wang, T. Guo and H.J. Gao, "Atomistic origin of size effects in fatigue behavior of metallic glasses", 2017, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids104, pp.84-95.
  9. X. Su, K. Guo, T. Ma, P.A. Tamirisa, H. Ye, H.J. Gao and B.W. Sheldon, "Deformation and Chemomechanical Degradation at Solid Electrolyte–Electrode Interfaces", 2017, ACS Energy Letters2(8), pp.1729-1733.
  10. B. Ding, H. Wu, Z. Xu, X. Li and H.J. Gao, "Stress Effects on Lithiation in Silicon", 2017, Nano Energy.
  11. H. Wang, X. Zhang, N. Wang, Y. Li, X. Feng, Y. Huang,C . Zhao, Z. Liu, M. Fang, G. Ou and H.J. Gao, "Ultralight, scalable, and high-temperature–resilient ceramic nanofiber sponges", 2017, Science Advances3(6), p.e1603170.
  12. X. Li, S. Yin, S.H. Oh and H.J. Gao, "Hardening and toughening mechanisms in nanotwinned ceramics.", 2017, Scripta Materialia133, pp.105-112.
  13. X. Zhang, X. Li and H.J. Gao, "Size and strain rate effects in tensile strength of penta-twinned Ag nanowires.", 2017, Acta Mechanica Sinica, p.1.
  14. S.L. Xue, B. Li, X.Q. Feng and H.J. Gao "A non-equilibrium thermodynamic model for tumor extracellular matrix with enzymatic degradation.", 2017, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids.
  15. C. Chang, X. Li, Z. Xu and H.J. Gao. "Lithiation-enhanced charge transfer and sliding strength at the silicon-graphene interface: A first-principles study", 2017, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica.
  16. Y. Chen, J. Dong, L. Qiu, X. Li, Q. Li, H. Wang, S. Liang, H. Yao, H. Huang, H.J. Gao and J.K. Kim "A Catalytic Etching-Wetting-Dewetting Mechanism in the Formation of Hollow Graphitic Carbon Fiber.", 2017, Chem2(2), pp.299-310.
  17. X. Yi and H.J. Gao"Budding of an Adhesive Elastic Particle out of a Lipid Vesicle.", 2017,  ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering.
  18. W. Chen, H. Zhou, Z. Liu, J. Ketkaew, N. Li, J. Yurko, N. Hutchinson, H.J. Gao and J. Schroers, "Processing effects on fracture toughness of metallic glasses", 2017, Scripta Materialia130, pp.152-156.
  19. P. Wang, S. Xu, J. Liu, X. Li, Y. Wei, H. Wang, H.J. Gao and W. Yang, "Atomistic simulation for deforming complex alloys with application toward TWIP steel and associated physical insights", 2017 Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids98, pp.290-308.
  20. D. Akinwande, C.J. Brennan, J.S. Bunch, P. Egberts, J.R. Felts, H.J. Gao, R. Huang, J.S. Kim, T. Li, Y. Li and K.M. Liechti. "A review on mechanics and mechanical properties of 2D materials—Graphene and beyond", 2017, Extreme Mechanics Letters.
  21. Y. Zhang, Q. Pei, Z. Sha, Y. Zhang and H.J. Gao, "Remarkable enhancement in failure stress and strain of penta-graphene via chemical functionalization", 2017 Nano Research, pp.1-10.
  22. X. Yi and H.J. Gao, "Kinetics of receptor-mediated endocytosis of elastic nanoparticles", 2017, Nanoscale9(1), pp.454-463.
  23. C.L. Xu, Z.H. Wei, H.J. Gao, Y.J. Bai, H.L. Liu, H.L. Yang, Y.K. Lai, L. Yang, “Bioinspired Mechano-Sensitive Macroporous Ceramic Sponge for Logical Drug and Cell Delivery,” 2017, Advanced Science, Vol. 4(6), Art. No. 1600410. 
  24. Z.W. He, S.B. Xiao, H.J. Gao, J.Y. He and Z.L. Zhang, "Multiscale Crack Initiator Promoted Super-Low Ice Adhesion Surfaces," 2017, Soft Matter, Vol. 13, pp. 6562-6568.
  25. Z.D. Sha, C.M. She, G.K. Xu, Q.X. Pei, Z.S. Liu, T.J. Wang and H.J. Gao, "Metallic Glass-Based Chiral Nanolattice: Light Weight, Auxeticity, and Superior Mechanical Properties," 2017, Materials Today, Vol. 20(10), pp. 569-576.