PUBLICATIONS

Biomechanics

      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]

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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]
      28.   I. Strehin, Z. Nahas, K. Arora, T. D. Nguyen, J. Elisseeff (2010) “A Versatile pH Sensitive Chondroitin Sulfate-PEG Tissue Adhesive and Hydrogel”, Biomaterials 10, pp.2788-2797 [Link]
      29.  T. D. Nguyen, H. J. Qi, F. Castro, K. Long, (2008) “A Thermoviscoelastic Model for Armorphous Shape Memory Polymers: Incorporating Structural and Stress Relaxation”, Journal of Physics and Mechanics of Solids, 56, 1730-1751. [Link]
      30.  H. J. Qi, T. D.  Nguyen, F. Castro, C. Yakacki, R. Shandas (2008) “Finite Deformation Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Thermally Induced Shape Memory Polymers”,  Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56,1730-1751. [Link]
      31.  E. Zywicz, M.J. O’Brien, T. Nguyen (2003) “On the Elastic-Plastic Response of a Large-Tow Triaxially Braided Composite,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 16, p.183–191. [Link]
      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]

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Fracture

      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]

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