Dec. 2015:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang received an NSF CAREER award. Read more.

Nov. 2015:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Energy Materials Projects entitled “Lithium-Oxygen Batteries – A Comprehensive Finite Element Model” and “Modeling C-rate Dependent Diffusion-induced Stresses in a Half-Cell System” at 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX.

Nov. 2015:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Projects entitled “Biomechanical and Biochemical Study of Muscle-Tendon-Bone in Porcine Digital Flexor Tendon” at 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX. Read more.

Nov. 2015:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Kaitlyn Barbour, presented a poster titled “Stress Relaxation of Heart Valve Tissues” at The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) at High Point University.  Read More.

Oct. 2015:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Sangwook Kim, who successfully defended his master thesis “Stresses at Electrode-Electrolyte Interface in Lithium-ion Batteries via Multiphysics Modeling“ and received a MS in Mechanical Engineering.  Thesis

Sept. 2015:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Jiaqi (Jackie) Lu, had a podium presentation titled “Biomechanics of Venous Valve Tissues” at the 2015 Conference on Medical Textiles and Healthcare Products, Sept. 9th, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Jul. 2015:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Ashley J. Saltzman, presented a poster titled “Examination of Biaxial Mechanical Properties of Tendon-Bone Insertion” at the 2015 14th Annual NC State Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. Read More.

Apr. 2015:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Miranda L. Curlee, presented a poster titled “Strain Rate Effects on the Muscle-Tendon-Bone Tissues” at the 25th NC State Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. Read More.

Apr. 2015:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Martin Ayers, presented a poster at 2015 Graduate Research Symposium at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC. Read More.

Mar. 2015:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Hongjiang Chen, presented a poster titled “Design a Cyclic Voltammetry Experiment of Lithium-ion Battery via LabVIEW” at the 1st MAE Graduate Research Symposium, Duke Energy Room at Hunt Library, NC State University. Read More.

Mar. 2015:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Martin Ayers, who successfully defended his master thesis “Lithium-Oxygen Batteries – A Comprehensive Finite Element Model“ and received a MS in Mechanical Engineering. Thesis.

 


Nov. 2014:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “Investigation of Structure-Mechanics-Property Relations in Heart Valve Tissues“ and received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation.

Oct. 2014:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “Modeling Diffusion-Induced-Stresses for Lithium-Ion Battery Materials“ and received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation.

Sept. 2014:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented his work on “The Stress-Relaxation Behaviors of Collagen-Depleted Heart Valve Tissues” at the MRS and ECS 2nd Annual Triangle Student Research Competition at Research Triangle Park Headquarters.  Read More.

Sept. 2014:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, presented his work on “Modeling C-rate Dependent Diffusion-Induced-Stresses in Lithium-Ion-Battery Materials” at the MRS and ECS 2nd Annual Triangle Student Research Competition at Research Triangle Park Headquarters.  Read More.

May 2014:

The Laboratory for Mechanics of Energy Materials and Biological Materials receives funding from the National Science Foundation. Studies conducted under this award will expose and quantify properties of tendon-to-bone insertions subjected to different magnitudes of loading and associated loading time-scales.

Apr. 2014:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, has received a third place in the MAE departmental poster competition.

Mar. 2014:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang served as a guest editor of the ASME Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, a special issue of the journal, titled “Spectroscopy, Scattering and Imaging Techniques for Nanostructured Materials.” Read more.

 


Dec. 2013:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang serves as Chair of Nanomaterials for EnergyTechnical Committee in the Materials Division of the ASME.

Nov. 2013:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented our biomechanics project entitled “Tissue- and cell-levels stress distribution of heart valve tissue during diastole” at 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in San Diego, CA. Read more.

Nov. 2013:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Energy Materials Projects entitled “Exploring lithium-ion intensity and distribution via a Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy” and “Virtual Crack Closure Technique for Fatigue Analysis inLithium-Ion Battery Materials” at 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in San Diego, CA. Read more.

Nov. 2013:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Project entitled “A Biomechanical Study of Directional Mechanical Properties of Porcine Skin Tissues” at 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in San Diego, CA. Read more.

Sept. 2013:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, has received a NSF Sponsored Travel Award for the 2013 ASME Conference, for his research on providing insight into how tissue-to-cell stress transfer is influenced by the inhomogeneous collagen fiber architecture, tissue anisotropic material properties, and the cellular distribution within the heart valve tissues.

Apr. 2013:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Energy Materials Project entitled “Fracture Mechanics of Lithium-ion Battery” at 2013 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Read More.

Mar. 2013:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, has received a 2013 NSF Fellowship of Summer Institute on Nanomechanics and Materials: Novel Super-Resolution Methods for Bio-imaging.

 


Dec. 2012:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, has received a 2013 Grant-in-Aid of Research award from the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. The proposed work focuses on studying lithium-ion battery materials. Specifically, the interactions between the phase transformation, lithium-ion diffusion, and mechanical stresses, to the lithium-ion battery performance.  Read more.

Nov. 2012:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Taylor A. Gettys, presented our biomechanics project entitled “Biomechanical Properties of Skin Tissue” at The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) at Duke University. Read more.

Nov. 2012:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, presented our energy project entitled “A Diffusion Model in a Two-Phase Interfacial Zone for Nanoscale Lithium-ion Battery Materials” at 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX. Read more.

Nov. 2012:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Michael A. Stamps, presented our energy project entitled “Mixed Modes Fracture and Fatigue Evaluation for Lithium-ion Batteries” at 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX. Read more.

Nov. 2012:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented our biomechanics project entitled “Virtual Experiments of Heart Valve Tissue” at 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX.

Nov. 2012:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Project entitled “A Biomechanical and Biochemical Synergy Study of Heart Valve Tissue” at 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, TX. Read more.

Oct. 2012:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Mike A. Stamps, who successfully defended his master thesis “Mixed Modes Fracture and Fatigue Evaluation for Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries“ and received a MS in Mechanical Engineering. Thesis.

Oct. 2012:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Cheng-Kai ChiuHuang, is awarded a NSF Travel Award, for his research on lithium-ion diffusion, lithium-ion concentration profiles, lithium-ion transport, and phase transformation within a single nano-particle electrode material in lithium-ion batteries. Read more.

Sept. 2012:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Project entitled “Virtual Experiments of Heart Valve Tissue” at 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in San Diego, CA. Read more.

Aug. 2012:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Project entitled “Real-Time Strain Mapping via Biaxial Stretching in Heart Valve Tissues” at 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in San Diego, CA. Read more.

July 2012:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Biological Materials Project entitled “Biomimetic Heart Valve Tissue Virtual Experiments” at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.

Apr. 2012:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang receives a 2012 NSF Fellowship: NSF Summer Institute on Materiomics: Merging Biology and Engineering in Multiscale Structures and Materials.

Mar. 2012:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented a poster entitled “Biomimetic Heart Valve Tissue Virtual Experiments” at the 7th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, McKimmon Center, NC State University.

Mar. 2012:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented a poster entitled “Virtualization of Matrix-To-Cell Stress Transfer in Heart Valve Tissues” at the Integrative Vascular Biology/McAllister Heart Institute Spring Symposium, University of Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Jan. 2012:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, is awarded a Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research for his research proposal “Visualizations of Stress Distributions in Heart Valve Tissues.” Read more.


Nov. 2011:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented our Mechanics of Energy Materials Project entitled “Comparison of Lithium-ion battery cathode materials and the internal stress development” at ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Denver, Colorado. Read more.

Nov. 2011:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team member, Siyao Huang, presented a poster at 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference. Read more.

Nov. 2011:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Michael Stamps, presented a poster at 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference.  Read more.

Nov. 2011:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Yixu Richard Wang, presented a poster at 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference.  Read more.

Oct. 2011:

Congratulations to the Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, YiXu Richard Wang, who successfully defended his master thesis “Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode Materials Structure Failure Investigation“ and received a MS in Mechanical Engineering. Thesis.

May 2011:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang presented a Mechanics of Biological Materials Poster on behalf of Cory Burgett, titled “Virtual Experiments of Extracellular Matrix-Cell Interactions of Heart Valve Tissues” at 2011 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.  Read more.

May 2011:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, YiXu Richard Wang, presented a poster at 2011 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.  Read more.

Apr. 2011:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, Michael Stamps, is awarded a 2011 NC Space Graduate Research Fellowship.

Apr. 2011:

The Laboratory for Mechanics of Energy Materials and BioSystems receives funding from the NC Space Grant-New Investigators Program. This grant will be used to study stress developments in lithium-ion battery materials.

Apr. 2011:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team members, Brittany Balhouse and Ashutosh Garg, presented a poster at the 20th Annual Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, McKimmon Center, NC State University.  Read more.

Apr. 2011:

Dr. Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang receives a 2011 NSF Fellowship: NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing in Energy Manufacturing.

Mar. 2011:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, YiXu Richard Wang, presented a poster at the 6th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, McKimmon Center, NC State University.


Nov. 2010:

The Mechanics of Energy Materials team member, YiXu Richard Wang, presented a poster at Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference.

Nov. 2010:

The Mechanics of Biological Materials team members, Ashutosh GargMatthew A. Fleck, and Brittany Balhouse, presented a poster at Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference.

May 2010:

The Laboratory for Mechanics of Energy Materials and Biological Tissues receives funding from the NC State Faculty Research & Professional Development. This grant will be used to study microstructural evolutions in heart valve tissues.

January 2010:

The Laboratory for Mechanics of Energy Materials and Biological Materials begins its work as part of the NC State Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

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