Refereed Journal Papers
♦ J32 Mona Monsef Khoshhesab and Yaning Li*(2018), Mechanical Behavior of 3D Printed Biomimetic Koch Fractal Contact and Interlocking, Extreme Mechanics Letters (in press)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2018.09.003
♦ J31 Chao Gao and Yaning Li*(2018), Mechanical Model of Bio-Inspired Composites with Sutural Tessellation, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids Vol.122, 190-204.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2018.09.015 https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Xmp757ZjpPG9 (free access to everybody before 11/12/2018 via the link above)
♦ J30 Chao Gao, Slava Slesarenko, Mary Boyce*, Stephan Rudykh* and Yaning Li*(2018), Instability-Induced Pattern Transformation in Soft Metamaterial with Hexagonal Networks for Tunable Wave Propagation, Scientific Reports 8:11834.https://rdcu.be/39cG
♦ J29 Chao Gao, Benjamin Hasseldine, Ling Li, James Weaver and Yaning Li*(2018), Amplifying Strength, Toughness, and Auxeticity via Wavy Sutural Tessellation in Plant Seedcoats, Advanced Materials (Inside Back Cover), 1800579.https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201800579 (podcast from AAAS) http://www.scienceupdate.com/2018/08/seed-inspired-material/ (highlighted on NSF news) https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296336&org=NSF&from=news (highlighted on Materials Today) https://www.materialstoday.com/mechanical-properties/news/materials-based-on-natures-protective-armor/ (highlighted on UNH Today) https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2018/08/seed-coats-could-lead-smart-materials-new-unh-research-finds https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/news/release/2018/08/08/unh-researchers-find-seed-coats-could-lead-strong-tough-yet-flexible
♦ J28 Lei Liu and Yaning Li*(2018), Failure Mechanism Transition of 3D-Printed Biomimetic Sutures, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.199, 372-379.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2018.06.013
♦ J27 Lei Liu and Yaning Li*(2018), Predicting the Mixed-Mode I/II Spatial Damage Propagation along 3D-Printed Soft Interfacial Layer via a Hyperelastic Softening Model, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol.116, 17-32.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2018.03.016
♦ J26 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li*(2018), 3D Printed Auxetic Mechanical Metamaterial with Chiral Cells and Reentrant Cores, Scientific Reports, 8:2397.http://rdcu.be/GiL2
♦ J25 Kwang-hee Cheon, Chao Gao, Min-Ho Kang, Hyun-Do Jung, Taesik Jang, Hyoun-Ee Kim, Yaning Li*, Juha Song* (2018), A crack-free anti-corrosive coating strategy for magnesium implants under deformation, Corrosion Science, 132, 116-124.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2017.12.030
♦ J24 Kateryna Miroshnichenko, Lei Liu, Igor Tsukrov*, and Yaning Li* (2018), Mechanical model of suture joints with fibrous connective layer, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol.111, 490-502.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2017.11.014
♦ J23 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li* (2017), Novel 3D-printed hybrid auxetic mechanical metamaterial with chirality-induced sequential cell opening mechanisms, Advanced Engineering Materials (Front Cover), Vol.20(2), 1700744.https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201700744 (Highlighted in the Advanced Science News) http://www.advancedsciencenews.com/octopus-3d-printed-hybrid-metamaterial!/
♦ J22 Bodhi Rudra, Yunyao Jiang, Yaning Li and Jongmin Shim* (2017), A class of diatomic 2-D soft granular crystals undergoing pattern transformations, Soft Matter, 13, 5824-5831.https://doi.org/10.1039/C7SM01430A
♦ J21 Lei Liu, Yunyao Jiang, Mary C. Boyce, Christine Ortiz, Jeffery Baur, Juha Song, and Yaning Li* (2017), The effects of morphological irregularity on the mechanical behavior of interdigitated biological sutures, Journal of Biomechanics, 58, 71-78.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.04.017
♦ J20 Benjamin P.J. Hasseldine, Chao Gao, Joseph M. Collins, Hyun-Do Jungc, Tae-Sik Jang, Juha Song* and Yaning Li* (2017), Mechanical response of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) seeds under quasi-static compression: experiments and modeling, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 73C, 102-113.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.008
♦ J19 Chao Gao and Yaning Li* (2017), Tuning the wrinkling patterns of an interfacial/coating layer via a regulation interphase, International Journal of Solids and Structures 104-105, 92-102.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.08.003
♦ J18 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li* (2016), 3D printed chiral cellular solids with amplified auxetic effects due to elevated internal rotation, Advanced Engineering Materials (Back Cover),19(2), 1600609.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adem.201600609 (Highlighted in the Advanced Science News) http://www.advancedsciencenews.com/3d-printed-chiral-cellular-solids-amplified-auxetic-effects/
♦ J17 Swati Varshney, Juha Song, Yaning Li, Mary C. Boyce, and Christine Ortiz* (2015), “Morphometric Structural Diversity of a Natural Armor Assembly Investigated by 2D Continuum Strain Analysis,” Journal of Structural Biology, 192 (3), 487–499.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2015.10.011
♦ J16 Erica Lin, Yaning Li, Christine Ortiz and Mary C. Boyce* (2014), Mechanics of deformation and failure mechanisms of general trapezoidal interfaces, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids 73, 166-182.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2014.08.011
♦ J15 Erica Lin, Yaning Li, James C. Weaver, Christine Ortiz and Mary C. Boyce* (2014), Tunability and enhancement of mechanical behavior with additively manufactured bio-inspired hierarchical suture interfaces, Journal of Materials Research 9(17), 1867-1875.http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2014.175
♦ J14 Yaning Li, Narges Kaynia, Stephan Rudykh, and Mary C. Boyce* (2013), Wrinkling of interfacial layers in stratified composites, Advanced Engineering Materials 15(10), 921-926.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adem.201200387 (Highlighted in MIT News) http://news.mit.edu/2013/blueprint-for-reversible-wrinkling-in-composite-materials-0424
♦ J13 Yaning Li, Christine Ortiz and Mary C. Boyce* (2013), A generalized mechanical model for suture interfaces of arbitrary geometry, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids 61(4), 1144-1167.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2012.10.004
♦ J12 Yaning Li, Christine Ortiz and Mary C. Boyce* (2012), A bio-inspired mechanical, deterministic fractal model for hierarchical suture joints, Physical Review E 85, 031901.https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.85.031901 (Highlighted in Physics Synopsis of APS) https://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevE.85.031901
♦ J11 Yaning Li, Christine Ortiz and Mary C. Boyce* (2011), Stiffness and strength of suture joints in nature, Physical Review E 84, 062904.https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.84.062904
♦ J10 Yaning Li, Anthony M. Waas and Ellen M. Arruda* (2011), A closed-form, hierarchical, multi-interphase model for composites -- derivation, verification and application to nanocomposites, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids 59, 43-63.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2010.09.015
♦ J09 Yaning Li*, Anthony M. Waas and Ellen M. Arruda (2011), The effect of interphase and strain gradients on the elasticity of LBL polymer/clay nanocomposites, International Journal of Solids and Structures 48, 1044-1053.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.12.008
♦ J08 Yaning Li*, Tomasz Wierzbicki, Michael A. Sutton, Junhui Yan, Xiaomin Deng (2010), Mixed mode stable tearing of thin sheet Al 6061-T6 specimens: experimental measurements and finite element simulations using a modified Mohr-Coulomb fracture criterion, International Journal of Fracture 168(1), 53-71.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10704-010-9554-x
♦ J07 Yaning Li and Tomasz Wierzbicki* (2010), Prediction of plane strain fracture of AHSS sheets and post-failure softening, International Journal of Solids and Structures 47, 2316-2327.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.04.028
♦ J06 Yaning Li*, Meng Luo, Joerg Gelarch and Tomasz Wierzbicki (2010), Prediction of shear-induced fracture in sheet metal forming, Journal of Material Processing Technology 210(14), 1858-1869.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2010.06.021
♦ J05 Allison Beese*, Meng Luo, Yaning Li, Yuanli Bai and Tomasz Wierzbicki (2009), Partially coupled anisotropic model for sheets, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 77(7), 1128-1152.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2010.02.024
♦ J04 Yaning Li and Dale G. Karr* (2009), Prediction of ductile fracture in tension by bifurcation, localization, and imperfection analysis, International Journal of Plasticity 25(6), 1128-1153.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2008.07.001
♦ J03 Zhiqiang Hu*, Yongning Gu, Zhen Gao and Yaning Li (2005), Fast evaluation of ship-bridge collision force based on nonlinear numerical simulation, Journal of Marine Science and Application 4(1), 8-14.
♦ J02 Yaning Li, Yunlong Jin, Zhiqiang Hu and Yongning Gu* (2004), The collision of ship-bridge pier and its fending calculation, Journal of Shanghai Scientific Research Institute of Shipping 27(1), 9-13.
♦ J01 Yaning Li, Zhen Gao and Yongning Gu* (2002), Benchmark study of the tensile coupon test and model test of ship grounding, Ship Engineering 6, 13-17.
Refereed Conference Papers
♦ C20 Mona Monsef Khoshhesab and Yaning Li* (2017), Mechanics of wavy network with diamond-shaped inclusions, ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 71845 (two columns, 7pages).
♦ C19 Mona Monsef Khoshhesab and Yaning Li* (2017), Mechanical modeling of fractal interlocking, ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 71844 (two columns, 7pages).
♦ C18 Chao Gao and Yaning Li*, Mechanical Behavior of Bio-Inspired Composites with Sutural Tessellation (2017), American Society of Composites (ASC) Technical Conference (11pages).
♦ C17 Lei Liu and Yaning Li*, Mixed mode I/II damage initiation and evolution in 3D printed soft interfacial layer (2017), American Society of Composites (ASC) Technical Conference (10 pages).
♦ C16 Richard Nash, Timothy Pruyn, Heather Chaput, and Yaning Li* (2017), Mechanical behavior of Bio-inspired wavy adhesive bonding under shear. ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 71791 (two columns, 7pages).
♦ C15 Kateryna Miroshnichenko, Lei Liu, Igor Tsukrov*, and Yaning Li* (2017), Mechanical model of biological sutures with fibrous joints, 21st International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-21) (8 pages).
♦ C14 Benjamin P.J. Hasseldine, Chao Gao, and Yaning Li* (2017), Damage initiation and evolution of Panicum Miliaceum seeds under compression. ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 71826 (two columns, 7pages).
♦ C13 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li*, (2016) Optimal sinusoidal cellular structures for energy absorption, ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 66824. (Haythornthwaite Student Travel/Best Paper Award).
♦ C12 Mona Monsef Khoshhesab and Yaning Li*, (2016) The strength of dissimilar fractal joints, ASME/IMECE Proceeding. Paper number 66830.
♦ C11 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li*, (2016) Auxetic effects induced by re-entrant angle and chirality with large deformation. Proceeding of the 24th International Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM).
♦ C10 Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li*, (2016) The deformation mechanisms of chiral structures. Proceeding of the 24th International Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM).
♦ C09 Yaning Li, Narges Kaynia, Mary C. Boyce*, (2012) Micromechanics governing the undulation pattern of inter-cellular boundaries of plant epidermis cells, Proceeding of the 23rd International Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
♦ C08 Yaning Li, Anthony M. Waas* and Ellen M. Arruda (2010), Strain gradient modification of the Mori-Tanaka model to predict the elastic properties of the layer by layer (LBL) polymer/clay nanocomposites (AIAA 2010-2813), Proceeding of the 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. (8 pages).
♦ C07 Meng Luo, Yaning Li, Joerg Gelarch and Tomasz Wierzbicki* (2010), Prediction of shear-induced crack initiation in AHSS deep drawing operation with a phenomenological fracture model, Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Process (NUMIFORM), (1252), 464-472. (10 pages).
♦ C06 Yaning Li* and Tomasz Wierzbicki (2009), Mesh-size study of ductile fracture by non-local plasticity model, Proceedings of SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Paper No. 387. (10 pages).
♦ C05 Yaning Li, Anthony M. Waas and Ellen M. Arruda* (2008), A non-local visco-plastic model with strain gradient effects and interphase effects for simulating the stiffness and yield strength of a class of polymer nanocomposites, ASME/IMECE Proceeding, Vol.13, Page 1119-1126.
♦ C04 Yaning Li, Anthony M. Waas and Ellen M. Arruda* (2008), A particle size-shape-dependent three-phase two-step Mori-Tanaka method for studying the interphase of polymer/clay nanocomposites, ASME/IMECE Proceeding, Vol.13, Page 225-232.
♦ C03 Yaning Li, Amit K. Kaushik, Anthony M. Waas (2008), Paul Podsiadlo, Nicholas A. Kotov and Ellen M. Arruda*, Study of enhancement mechanism and synergistic effects of polymer/clay nanocomposite, Paper 43, Proceeding of the 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials (MTDM).(4 pages).
♦ C02 Yaning Li, Dale G. Karr and George Wang (2007), Mesh Size Effects in Simulating Ductile Fracture of Metals, American Bureau of Shipping Technical Journal Vol.1, 815-822, 2007. 2007, Page 247-254.
♦ C01 Yaning Li, Yaling Wang, Guoping Miao, Yingzhong Liu* (2000), Three Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Fluid Sloshing in Tanks, Proceeding of the 1st Conference on Ship and Ocean Engineering in China, Page 316-322, 2000.