(30) Ma, C., Luce, B., Long, Y., Morales, L., Stagge, J., & Hu, N. (in preparation)
(29). Ma, C., Zhang, Z., Schellenberg, A., Pusateri, S., Rafiei, M., & Hu, N. (in revision)
(28) Huang, S., Tan, L., Hu, N., Wang, D., Chu, K., Nasab, A., Abate, M., Wang, L., Shan, W. & Chen, Z. (under review)
(27). Wang, H., Zhang, Z., Qian, H., Liu, Y., Hu, N., Fan, F. (under review)
(26). Zhao, Y., Zhang. Z., Maria Joseph. M., Ma, C., Gul, D., Schellenberg, A., Hu, N. (2020). Deterministic snap-through buckling and energy trapping in axially-loaded notched strips for compliant building blocks, Smart Materials and Structures, (in press)
(25). Wu, S., Ze, Q., Zhang, R., Hu, N., Cheng, Y., Feng, F.W., Zhao, R. (2019). Symmetry-breaking Actuation Mechanism for Soft Robotics and Active Metamaterials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11 (44), 41649-41658.
(24). Ma, C., Zhang, D., Zhang, Z., Zhang, H., Gul, D., Schellenberg, A, Feng, P., & Hu, N. (2019). Exploiting spatial heterogeneity and response characterization in non-uniform architected materials inspired by slime mould growth, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 14 (6), 064001.
(23). Miao, W., Yao, Y., Zhang, Z., Ma, C., Li, S., Tang, J., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Wang, D., Zheng, S., Hu, N., & Wang, X. (2019). Micro-/Nano-Voids Guided Two-Stage Film Cracking on Bioinspired Assemblies for High-Performance Electronics. Nature Communications, 10 (1), 1-8.
(22). Yan, B., Ma, C., Zhao, Y., Hu, N., & Guo, L. (2019). Geometrically Enabled Soft Electroactuators via Laser Cutting, Advanced Engineering Material, 21: 1900664.
Prior to the independent career
(21) Wang, D., Hu, N., Huang, S., Nasab, A., Yang, K., Abate, M., Yu, X., Tan, L., Shan, W. and Chen, Z. (2018) Buckling and post-buckling of an elastic rod embedded in a bilayer matrix, Extreme Mechanics Letter, 5, 1-6.
(20) Hu, N., Chen, D.J., Wang, D., Huang, S.C., Trase, I., Grover, H.M., Yu. X, Zhang, X.J. & Chen, Z. (2018). Stretchable Kirigami polyvinylidene difluoride Thin Films for Energy Harvesting: Design, Analysis, and Performance, Physical Review Applied, 9, 021002.
(19) Hu, N., & Burgueño, R. (2018) Cylindrical Shells with Tunable Postbuckling Features through Non-Uniform Patterned Thickening Patches. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 18, 1850026.
(18). Yu, X.J., Zhang, L.N., Hu, N., Huang, S.C., Wang, D. & Chen, Z. (2017). Shape Transition in Helical Ribbons Induced by Material Anisotropy, Applied Physics Letters. 110, 091901.
(17). Hu, N., Han, X., Huang, S, Grover, H.M., Yu, X., Zhang. L., Trase, I., Zhang, X.J., Zhang. L., Dong, L.X. & Chen, Z. (2017). Edge Effect of Strained Bilayer Nanofilms for Tunable Multistability and Actuation. Nanoscale, 9, 2958-2962.
(16). Tian, Z, Zhang, L., Fang, Y, Xu, B, Tang, S., Hu, N., An, Z, Chen, Z., & Mei, Y.F. (2017) Deterministic self-rolling of ultra-thin nanocrystalline diamond nanomembranes for three-dimensional tubular/helical architecture, Advanced Materials, 29(13), 1604572.
(15). Hu, N, Burgueño, R. (2016). Harnessing seeded geometric imperfection to design cylindrical shells with tunable elastic postbuckling behavior, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 84(1), 011003.
(14). Hu, N, Burgueño, R., Haider, S.W., Sun, Y. (2016). “Framework for Estimating Bridge-Deck Chloride-Induced Degradation from Local Modeling to Global Asset Assessment.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, 21(9), 06016005.
(13). Hu, N, Burgueño, R. (2015). “Elastic Postbuckling Behavior of Cylindrical Shells with Seeded Geometric Imperfection Design.” Thin-walled Structures, 96, 256-268;
(12). Hu, N, Burgueño, R. (2015). “Tailoring of The Elastic Postbuckling Response of Cylindrical Shells: A Route for Exploiting Instabilities in Materials And Mechanical Systems.” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 103-110;
(11). Hu, N, Burgueño, R. (2015). “Buckling-induced Smart Applications: Recent Advances and Trends.” Smart Materials and Structures, 24(6), 063001. Selected as a Top 10 Review;
(10). Yan, B, Dai, G. L. and Hu, N. (2015). “Recent development of design and construction of short span high-speed railway bridges in China.” Engineering Structures, 100, 707-717;
(9). Burgueño, R., Hu, N, Heeringa, A, and Lajnef, N. (2014).“Tailoring the Elastic Postbuckling Response of Thin-walled Cylindrical Shell under Axial Compression.” Thin-Walled Structures, 84, 14-25;
(8). Hu, N, Feng, P., Dai, G. L. (2014). “Structural Art: Past, Present, and Future.”, Engineering Structures, 79, 407-416;
(7). Hu, N, Dai, G. L., Yan, B. and Liu, K. (2014). “Recent development of design and construction of medium and long span high-speed railway bridges in China.” Engineering Structures, 74, 233-241;
(6). Hu, N, Feng, P., and Dai, G. L.(2013). “The Gift from Nature: Bio-Inspired Strategy for Developing Innovative Bridges.” Journal of Bionic Engineering, 10(4): 405-414.;
(5). Feng, P., Hu, N., He, S. T., Lu, X. Z. (2011). “Collision test of a FRP bridge beam,” Fiber Reinforced Plastics/Composites, 5: 24-28. (in Chinese);
(4). Dai, G. L., Song, X. M., Hu, N. (2010). “Sanchaji Bridge-the Self-anchored Suspension Bridge in China,” Structural Engineering International, 20(4), 458-461;
(3). Liu, W. S., Dai, G. L., Hu, N. (2010). “Design of Medium-Small Span Continuous Beam Bridge in High-Speed Railway of China.”Journal of railway science and engineering, 7(4), 45-51; (in Chinese)
(2). Hu, N, and Dai, G.L. (2009). “Bio-based Method in Bridge Design.” World Bridge, 37(3), 60-65; (in Chinese)
(1). Hu, N, and Dai, G.L. (2009). “Landscape Design of Urban Large Bridges–Case Study of Sanchaji Xiangjiang River Bridge,” Bridge Magazine, 5(2): 90-93. (in Chinese)
(16) Hu, N., Maria Joseph, A., Gul, D., Skibinski, M., Ma, C., Yang, J., Wu, C. Diles, J. “Harnessing Imperfect Shell Buckling to Design Adaptive Sandwich Panel Systems for Enhanced Structural Resilience.” IASS 2018: Creativity in Structural Design, Boston.
(15). Hu, N., Liu, S. H., and Burgueño, R. (2016). “Controlled elastic instabilities in cylindrical shells for energy harvesting devices.” SEMC 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
(14). Hu, N, and Burgueño, R. (2016). “Tailoring the Elastic Postbuckling Response of Cylindrical Shells for Applications in Smart Materials, Mechanical Devices and Adaptive Structures.” SEMC 2016 – Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa.
(13). Liu, S. H., Hu, N, Burgueño, R. (2015). “Postbuckling behavior of axially-compressed strips with discrete rigid constraints – A numerical study” ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2015, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
(12). Hu, N, Burgueño, R., Lajnef, N. (2014). “Structural optimization and form-finding of cylindrical shell for a targeted elastic postbuckling Response.” ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2014, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
(11). Burgueño, R., Hu, N, Lajnef, N. (2013). “Controlling the Postbuckling Response of Cylindrical Shell under Axial Compression for Applications in Smart Structures.” ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Uath, USA;
(10). Feng, P., Hu, N., He, S.T., Lu, X.Z., Ye, L.P. (2011). “Collision test of a FRP bridge beam,” The 7th National FRP Composite Symposium, Hangzhou, China, 287-289. (in Chinese);
(9). Hu, N, Dai, G. L, Feng, P. (2011). Case study of the biomimetic concept for developing future civil structures. 1st International Bionic Engineering Conference, September 18-20, Boston, USA;
(8). Hu, N, Dai, G. L., Liu, W. S. (2010). The recent improvement of high-speed railway bridges in china, Proceeding of IABSE 2010 34th Symposium, September 22-24, Venice, Italy;
(7). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2010). The comparative study of portal-frame pier for high-speed railway. Proceeding of International Symposium on Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges and Structures: 607-614;
(6). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2010). Four Significant Factors in Evolution of Bridge Engineering. Proceeding of 1st International Conference on Structures & Architecture (ICSA 2010), Portugal, p329;
(5). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2010). From Separate to Combine–the ever-changing borderline between Architectural Art and Structural Art. Proceeding of ICSA2010, Portugal, p551;
(4). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2010). Analysis and Design of Hybrid Frame Pier for High-Speed Railway, Proceeding of 1st International Conference on Structures & Architecture (ICSA 2010), Portugal, p387;
(3). Liu, W. S., Dai, G. L., Hu, N. (2010). The Design of Steel-Concrete Hybrid Portal-frame in Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway China. Proceeding of IABSE-fib 2010 Conference on Codes;
(2). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2009). The Application of Bionic Idea in Bridge Design, Proceeding of IABSE 2009 Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure, Volume96, p484;
(1). Hu, N, and Dai, G. L. (2009). The Introduction of High-speed Railway Bridges in Wuhan-Guangzhou Passenger Line. Proceeding of IABSE Symposium 2009 Bangkok, Volume96, p62;
(1). Hu, N., Haider, S. W., and Burgueño, R. (2012) “Development and Validation of Deterioration Models for Concrete Bridge Decks, Phase 2: Mechanics-based Degradation Models.” CEE-RR 2013/02, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, December 2012.”; Download
(2). Winn, E., Burgueño, R., and Hu, N., (2012). “Ensemble of Neural Networks Tool for Bridge Deck Degradation Modeling,” Version 1.1, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University.
(1). Hu, N., Burgueño, R., and Haider, S.W., (2012). “Mechanistic Modeling Tool for Prediction of RC Bridge Deck Deterioration,” Version 1.1, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University.
2016 October 22
2016 New England Mechanics NEWMECH Workshop Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2016 October 2
Society of Engineering Science 53rd Annual Technical Meeting College Park, Maryland, USA
2015 October 3
Poster Presentation, New England Mechanics, NEW Mech Workshop, Boston University, Boston, USA.
2014 September 8-10
Oral Presentation, ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2014), Newport, Rhode Island.
2014 August 5-8
Oral Presentation, ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
2014 June 15-18
the 121st Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana
2014 March 27
Poster Presentation, Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Michigan State University. (Poster)
2014 March 27
Oral Presentation, The Sixth Annual Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University.
2013 September 16-18
Oral Presentation, ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Snowbird, Utah.(Slides)
2013 February 15
Oral Presentation, The Fifth Annual Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University. (Slides 1), (Slides 2),(News)
2012 November 9
Poster Presentation, 2012 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium, Michigan State University. (Poster)
2011 September 18-20
Poster Presentation, International Bionic Engineering Conference, Boston, USA Sep 2010
website: IBEC 2011
2010 September 22-24
Participant, 5th International Conference on FRP Composite in Civil Engineering, Beijing, China
website: CICE 2010
2010 September 27-29
Oral Presentation, IABSE Symposium 2010 on Large, Venice, Italy
website: IABSE 2010
2010 July 21-23
Oral Presentation, International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Portugal
website: ICSA 2010
2009 October 26-28
Participant, 4th International Symposium on Lifetime Engineering of Civil Infrastructure, Changsha, China
website: ISLECI 2009
2009 September 27-29
Oral Presentation, IABSE Symposium 2009 on Sustainable Structure, Bangkok, Thailand
website: IABSE 2009