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Tissue Mechanics Laboratory

Hierachical analysis and microstructural characterisation for tissue theranostics and regenerative medicine

(last updated July/2014)

Le Pense, S and Chen YH (Accepted). Contribution of fluid in bone extravascular matrix to strain-rate dependent stiffening of bone tissue – A poroelastic study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 65:90-101.

Palacio-Torralba J, Jiménez-Aguilar E, Good DW, Hammer S, McNeill SA, Stewart GD, Reuben RL and Chen YH (In print). Patient specific modeling of palpation-based prostate cancer diagnosis: effects of pelvic cavity anatomy and intrabladder pressure. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 32(1):e02734.

Palacio-Torralba J, Hammer S, Good DW, McNeill SA, Stewart GD, Reuben RL and Chen YH (In print). Quantitative diagnostics of soft tissue through viscoelastic characterization using time-based instrumented palpation. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 41:149-160.

Cadman J, Chang CC, Chen JN, Chen YH, Zhou SW, Li W and Li Q (2013). Bioinspired Lightweight Cellular Materials - Understanding Effects of Natural Variation on Mechanical Properties. Materials Science and Engineering C, - Materials for Biological Applications, 33(6):3146-3152.

Chen JN, Rungsiyakull C, Li W, Chen YH, Swain M and Li Q (2012). Multiscale design of surface morphological gradient for osseointegration. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 20:387-397.

Zhou SW, Cadman J, Chen YH, Li W, Xie YM, Huang XD , Appleyard R, Sun GY and Li Q (2012). Design and fabrication of biphasic cellular materials with transport properties - A bidirectional evolutionary structural optimization procedure and MATLAB program. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55:8149-8162.

Cadman J, Zhou SW, Chen YH and Li Q (2012). Review: On Design of Multifunctional Microstructural Materials. Journal of Materials Science, In press.

Cadman J, Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2012). Cuttlebone: Characterisation, Application and Development of Biomimetic Materials. Journal of Bionic Engineering, 9:367-376.

Chen YH, Schellekens M, Zhou SW, Cadman J, Li W, Appleyard R and Li Q (2011). Wall shear stress based bi-directional evolutionary structural optimization procedure for flow-induced erosion design. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering- Transactions of ASME, 081008:1-10.

Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2011). Microstructure design of tissue scaffold and its effect on tissue regeneration. Biomaterials, 32:5003-5014.

Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2011). Mathematical modeling of degradation for bulk-erosive polymers: applications in tissue engineering scaffold and drug delivery system. Acta Biomaterialia, 7:1140-1149.

Zhou SW, Li W, Chen YH and Li Q (2011). Topology optimization for negative permeability metamaterials using level-set algorithm. Acta Materialia, 59:2624-2636.

Chen YH, Cadman J, Zhou SW and Li Q (2011). Computer-aided design and fabrication of bio-mimetic materials and scaffold micro-structures. Advanced Materials Research, 213:628-632.

Chen YH, Zhou SW, Cadman J and Li Q (2010). Design of cellular porous biomaterials for wall shear stress criterion. Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 107:737-746. (Feature ‘Spotlight’ Article)

Cadman J, Chen YH, Zhou SW, Li Q (2010). Assessing the effects of natural variations in microstructure for the bio-mimetic modeling of cuttlebone. Advanced Materials Research, 123-125:295-298.

Chen YH, and Li Q (2010). Mathematical modeling of polymer biodegradation and erosion. Materials Science Forum, 654-656:2071-2074.

Cadman J, Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2010). Creating biomaterials inspired by the microstructure of cuttlebone. Materials Science Forum, 654-656:2229-2232.

Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2009). Multiobjective topology optimization for finite periodic structures. Computers & Structures, 88:806-811.

Cadman J, Zhou SW, Chen YH, Li Wei, Appleyard R and Li Q (2009). Characterization of cuttlebone for a bio-mimetic design of cellular structures. Acta Mechanica Sinica, 26:27-35.

Chen YH, Zhou SW and Li Q (2009). Computational design for multifunctional microstructural composites. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 23:1345–1351.