1. B. Notghi, R. Bhardwaj, S. Bailoor, K.A. Thompson, A.A Weaver, J.D. Stizel, T.D. Nguyen (2017) “Biomechanical Evaluations of Injury Risk for Blast Loading”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 139:081010. [Link]
      2. H. Quigley, K. Arora, S. Idrees, F. Solano, S. Bedrood, C. Lee, J. Jefferys, T. D. Nguyen (2017) “Biomechanical Responses of Lamina Cribrosa to Intraocular Pressure Change Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma Eyes”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 58(5):2566-2577. [Link]
      3. C. Nguyen, D. E. Midgett, E. C. Kimball, M. R. Steinhart, T.D. Nguyen, M.E. Pease, E. N. Ogelsby and H. A. Quigley (2017) “Measuring Deformation in the Mouse Optic Nerve Head and Peripapillary Sclera”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 58:721-733. [Link]
      4. D. E. Midgett, M.E. Pease, J.L. Jefferys, M. Patel, C. Franck, H.A. Quigley, T.D. Nguyen (2017) “The Pressure-Induced Deformation Response of the Human Lamina Cribrosa: Analysis for the Effects of Age and Regional Variations”, Acta Biomaterialia, 53:123-139. [Link]
      5. B. J. Murienne, M. L. Chen, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “The contribution of glycosaminoglycans to the mechanical behavior of the posterior human sclera”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13:20160367 [Link].
      6. E.L. Singman, N. Daphalapurkar, H. White, T. D. Nguyen, L. Panghat, J. Chang, T. McCulley (2016) “Indirect traumatic optic neuropathy”, Military Medical Research, 3:1-6 [Link].
      7. M.E. Susilo, J.A. Paten, E.A. Sander, T.D. Nguyen, J.W. Ruberti, (2016) “Collagen Network Strengthening Following Cyclic Tensile Loading”, Journal of the Royal Society: Interface Focus,6: 20150088 [Link].
      8. B. J. Murienne and T. D. Nguyen (2016) “A comparison of 2D and 3D digital image correlation for a membrane under inflation”,  Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 77: 92-99 [Link].
      9. T. K. Tonge, J. W. Ruberti T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Micromechanical modeling study of the me- chanical stabilization of enzymatic degradation of collagen tissues”, Biophysical Journal, 109:2689-2700 [Link].
      10. T. D. Nguyen and C. R. Ethier (2015) “Biomechanical Assessment in Models of Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy”, Experimental Eye Research, 141:125–138 [Link].
      11. B. Coudrillier, J. Pijanka, J. Jefferys, A. Goel, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Glaucoma-related changes in the mechanical properties and collagen micro-architecture of the human sclera”, PLOS One, 10:e0131396 [Link].
      12. S. Bailoor, R. Bhardwaj,   T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Effectiveness of Eye Armor During Blast Loading”,  Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, in press [Link].
      13. B. Coudrillier, J. Pijanka, J. Jefferys, T. Sorensen, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Effects of Age and Diabetes on the Scleral Stiffness”, Journal Biomechanical Engineering, 137:071007 [Link].
      14. J. Pijanka, M. T. Spang, T. Sorensen, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, C.
        Boote (2015)  “Depth-dependent changes in collagen organization in the human peripapillary sclera”,  PLOS One,10:e0118648 [Link]
      15. B. Coudrillier, J, Pijanka, J. Jefferys, T. Sorensen,  H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Collagen Structure and Mechanical Properties of the Human Sclera: Analysis for the Effects of Age”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 137, 041006 [Link].
      16. B. J. Murienne, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “The effects of glycosaminoglycans on the mechanical behavior of the posterior porcine sclera”, Acta Biomaterialia, 12, 195-206 [Link].
      17. J. Pijanka, E. Cone-Kimball, M.E. Pease, A. Abass, T. Sorensen, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote (2014) “Changes in scleral collagen organization in murine chronic experimental glaucoma”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 55, 6554-6564 [Link].
      18. E. Cone-Kimball, C. Nguyen, M. R. Steinhart, T. D. Nguyen, M. E. Pease, E. N. Oglesby, B. C. Oveson H. A. Quigley (2014) “Experimental scleral cross-linking increases glaucoma damage in a mouse model”, Experimental Eye Research, 128, 129-140 [Link].
      19. M. R. Steinhart, E. Cone-Kimball, C. Nguyen; T. D. Nguyen, M. E. Pease, S. Chakravarti, E. N. Oglesby, H. A. Quigley (2014)“Susceptibility to glaucoma damage related to age and connective tissue mutations in mice”, Experimental Eye Research, 119, 54-60 [Link].
      20. R. Bhardwaj, K. Ziegler, J. H. Seo, K. T. Ramesh, T. D. Nguyen (2014) “A computational model of blast loading on the human eye”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 13, 123-140 [Link].
      21. T. K. Tonge, B. Murienne, B. Coudrillier, W. Rothkopf, S. Alexander, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Minimal preconditioning effects observed for inflation tests of planar tissues”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 135, 114502  [Link].
      22. C. Nguyen, F.E Cone, T. D. Nguyen, B. Coudrillier, M.E. Pease, M.R. Steinhart, E.N. Oglesby, H.A. Quigley (2013) “Studies of Scleral Biomechanical Behavior Related to Susceptibility for Retinal Ganglion Cell Loss in Experimental Mouse Glaucoma”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 54, 1767-1780. [Link]
      23. T. K. Tonge, L. Voo, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Full-field Bulge Test for Planar Anisotropic Tissues: Part II – A Thin Shell Method for Determining Material Parameters and Comparison of Two Distributed Fiber Modeling Approaches”, Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 5926-5942. [Link]
      24. T. K. Tonge, L. Atlan, L. Voo, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Full-field Bulge Test for Planar Anisotropic Tissues: Part I – Experimental Methods Applied to Skin Tissue”, Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 5913-5925. [Link]
      25. B. Coudrillier, C. Boote, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Scleral Anisotropy and Its Effects on the Deformation Response of the Optic Nerve Head”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 12, 941-963. [Link]
      26.  J.K Pijanka, B. Coudrillier, K. Ziegler, T. Sorensen, K.M Meek, T. D. Nguyen, H.A. Quigley, C. Boote (2012) “Quantitative Mapping of Collagen Fiber Orientation in Non-Glaucoma and Glaucoma Posterior Human Scleras”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. 53, 5258-5270. [Link]
      27.  M. R. Steinhart, F.E. Cone, C, Nguyen, T. D. Nguyen, M.E. Pease, O. Puk, J. Graw, E.N. Oglesby, H.A. Quigley, (2012) “Mice with an induced mutation in collagen 8A2 develop larger eyes and are resistant to retinal ganglion cell damage in an experimental glaucoma model”, Molecular Vision, 18, 1093-1106. [Link]
      28.  B. Coudrillier, J. Tian, S.A. Alexander, K.M. Myers, H.A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Biomechanics of the human posterior sclera: Age- and glaucoma-related changes measured using inflation testing”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 53, 1714-1728. [Link]
      29.  K.M. Myers, F.E. Cone, H.A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2011) “The Scleral Inflation Response of Mouse Eyes to Increases in Pressure”, Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, 2, pp.87-92. [Link]
      30.  T. D. Nguyen and B.L. Boyce (2011) “An Inverse Finite Element Method for Determining the Anisotropic Properties of the Cornea”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 10, 323-337. [Link]
      31.  K.M. Myers, F.E. Cone, H.A. Quigley, S. Gelman, M.E. Pease, T. D. Nguyen (2010) “The In Vitro Inflation Response of Mouse Sclera”, Experimental Eye Research, 91, 866-875. [Link]
      32.  K. M.  Myers, B. Coudrillier, B. L. Boyce, T. D. Nguyen (2010) “The Inflation Response of Bovine Sclera” Acta Biomaterialia, 6, 4327-4335. [Link]
      33.  T. D. Nguyen (2010) “A Comparison of a Nonlinear and Quasilinear Viscoelastic Anisotropic Model for Fibrous Tissues” in Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Cellular, Molecular and Tissue. K. Garikipati and E. M. Arruda, eds. Springer, 16, pp.55-65. [Link]
      34.  S. Gelman, F. E. Cone, M. E. Pease, T. D. Nguyen, K. Myers, H. A. Quigley (2010), “The Presence and Distribution of Elastin in the Posterior and Retrobulbar Regions of the Mouse Eye” Experimental Eye Research, 90, 210-215. [Link]
      35.  T. D. Nguyen, B. L. Boyce, R. E. Jones,  (2008) “A Nonlinear Viscoelastic Model for the Tensile Behavior of Bovine Cornea”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering,130, 041020-1. [Link]
      36.  B. L. Boyce,  J. M. Grazier, R. E. Jones,  T. D. Nguyen  (2008) “Full-Field Deformation of Bovine Cornea Under Constrained Inflation Conditions”,  Biomaterials, 29, 3896-3904. [Link]
      37. T. D. Nguyen, R. E.  Jones, B. L. Boyce,   (2007) “Modeling the Anisotropic Finite-Deformation Viscoelastic Behavior of Soft Fiber-Reinforced Composites”,  International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, 8366-8389. [Link]
      38.  B. L.  Boyce, R. E.   Jones, T. D.  Nguyen (2007) “Stress-Controlled Viscoelastic Tensile Response of Bovine Cornea”, Journal of Biomechanics, 40, 2367-2376. [Link]


Soft Active Materials

      1. A. Cangialosi, C. Yoon, J. Liu, Q. Huang, Jingkai Guo, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias, R. Schulman (2017) “Programmable DNA Sequence-Driven Shape Change of Photopatterned Hydrogels via High-Degree Swelling ”, Science, 357:1126-1130. [Link]
      2. J. Guo, T. Shroff, C.-K. Yoon, J. Liu, J. C. Breger, D. H. Gracias, T. D. Nguyen (2017) ”Bidirectional and Biaxial Curving of Thermoresponsive Bilayer Plates with Soft and Stiff Segments”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, in press. [Link]
      3. R. Xiao, G. Ghazaryan, T. A. Tervoort, T. D. Nguyen (2017) “Modeling the Energy Storage and Structural Evolution during Finite Viscoplastic Deformation of Glassy Polymers”, Physical Review E, 95:063001. [Link]
      4. R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “A Thermodynamic Modeling Approach for Dynamic Softening in Glassy Amorphous Polymers”,  Extreme Mechanics Letters, in press, [Link].
      5. A. Azoug, V. Vasconcellos, J. Dooling, M. Saed, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “Viscoelasticity of the polydomain-monodomain transition in main-chain liquid crystal elastomers”,  Polymer, 98:165-171 [Link].
      6. R. Xiao, C.M. Yakacki, J. Guo, C. P. Frick, T. D. Nguyen(2016) “A predictive parameter for the shape memory behavior of thermoplastic polymers”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, in press [Link].
      7. S.A. Bentil, K.T. Ramesh, T.D. Nguyen (2016) “A dynamic inflation test for soft materials”, Experimental Mechanics, in press [Link].
      8. J. Guo, R. Xiao, H. S. Park, and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “The Temperature-Dependent Viscoelastic Behavior of Dielectric Elastomers”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82:091009 [Link].
      9. R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “An Effective Temperature Theory for the Nonequilibrium Behavior of Amorphous Polymers”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 82:62–81 [Link].
      10. R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Thermo-mechanics of Amorphous Shape-memory Polymers ”, Procedia IUTAM, 12, 154–161  [Link].
      11. R. Xiao, J. Guo, D. L. Safranski,  T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Solvent-driven temperature memory and multiple shape memory effects”, Soft Matter, in press [Link].
      12. J. C. Breger, C. Yoon, R. Xiao, H. R. Kwag, M. O.  Wang, J. P. Fisher, T. D. Nguyen, D. Gracias (2015) “Self-folding thermo-magnetically responsive soft-microgrippers”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 3398–3405 [Link].
      13. R. Xiao,  J. Guo, and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Modeling the multiple shape memory  effect and temperature memory effect in amorphous polymers”, RSC Advances,5, 416-423, [Link].
      14.  C. Yoon, R. Xiao, J. Park, J. Cha, T. D. Nguyen, D. Gracias (2014) “Functional stimuli responsive hydrogel devices by self-folding”, Smart Materials and Structures  23, 094008 [Link].
      15. J. Wang, T. D. Nguyen, H. S. Park (2013) “ Electrostatically-driven creep in viscoelastic dielectric elastomers”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 051006 [Link].
      16. R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the solvent-driven shape-memory effect in polymers”, Soft Matter, 9, 9455 – 9464 [Link].
      17.  S. Alexander, R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the thermoviscoelastic properties and recovery behavior of shape memory polymer composites”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 041003  [Link].
      18.  M. Jamal, S. S. Kadam, R. Xiao, F. Jivan, T. M. Onn, R. Fernandez, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias (2013) “Bio-origami with photocrosslinked PEG hydrogel bilayers”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2, 1142-1150  [Link].
      19. R. Xiao, N. Lakhera, J. Choi, C.P Frick, C.M Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the Glass Transition of Amorphous Networks for Shape-Memory Behavior ”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 61, 1612-1635. [Link]
      20. T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling Shape-Memory Behavior in Polymers”, Polymer Reviews, 53, 130-152. [Link]
      21. H. S. Park and T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Viscoelastic Effects on Electromechanical Instabilities in Dielectric Elastomers”, Soft Matter, 9, 1031-1042. [Link]
      22. C. M. Yakacki, A. M. Ortega, C. P. Frick, N. Lakhera, R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Unique Recovery Behavior in Amorphous Shape-Memory Polymer Networks ”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 297,1160-1166. [Link]
      23.  N. Lakhera, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen, C. P. Frick (2012) “Partially Constrained Recovery of (Meth)acrylate Shape-Memory Polymer Networks”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 126, 72-82. [Link]
      24.  J. Choi, A.M. Ortega R. Xiao, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Effect of Physical Aging on the Recovery Response of Amorphous Shape-Memory Polymers ”, Polymer, 53, 2453-2464. [Link]
      25.  C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen, R. Likos, R. Lamell, D. Guigou, K. Gall (2011) “Impact of Shape-Memory Programming on Mechanically-Driven Recovery in Polymers”, Polymer, 52, 4947-4954. [Link]
      26.   X. Chen and T. D. Nguyen (2011) “Influence of Thermoviscoelastic Properties and Loading Conditions on the Recovery Performance of Shape Memory Polymers, Mechanics of Materials, 43, 127-138. [Link]
      27.   T. D. Nguyen, C. M. Yakacki, P. D. Brahmbhatt, M. L. Chambers (2010) “Modeling the Relaxation Mechanism of Amorphous Shape Memory Polymers”, Advance Materials, 22, 3411-3423. [Link]
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      32.  E. Zywicz and T. Nguyen (2000) “On the Flexural and Extensional Behavior of a Large-Tow Triaxial Braided Composite,” Composites Science and Technology, 60, p.2989–2999. [Link]



      1.  C. Eberl , X. Wang, D.S. Gianola, T. D. Nguyen, M.Y He, A.G. Evans, K.J. Hemker (2011) “In Situ Measurement of the Toughness of the Interface Between a Thermal Barrier Coating and a Ni Alloy”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94, s120–s127. [Link]
      2.   T. D. Nguyen, J. Yeager, D. F. Bahr, D. P. Adams, N. R. Moody (2010) “Nanoindentation of Compliant Substrate Systems: Effects of Geometry and Compliance”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 132, 021001. [Link]
      3. T. D. Nguyen and S. Govindjee (2006) “Numerical Study of Geometric Constraint and Cohesive Parameters in Steady-State Viscoelastic Crack Growth,” International Journal of Fracture, 141, 55–268. [Link]
      4.  T. D. Nguyen, S. Govindjee, P.A. Klein, H. Gao (2005) “A Material Force Method for Inelastic Fracture Mechanics,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 53, p.91–121. [Link]
      5.  T. D. Nguyen, S. Govindjee, P.A. Klein, H. Gao (2004) “A Rate-Dependent Cohesive Continuum Model for the Study of Crack Dynamics,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 193, 3239–3265. [Link]