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Journal Publications (Recent Five Years)

Hathcock, M., Popa, B-I., Wang, K. W., 2021, “Origami Inspired Phononic Structure with Metamaterial Inclusions for Tunable Angular Wave Steering”, Journal of Applied Physics, 129(14), 145103.

Liu, X., Cai, G., Wang, K. W., 2021, “Dispersion Analysis of a Two-Dimensional Metastable Metastructure Considering Damping and Nonlinear Effects”, Journal of Applied Physics, 129(11), 114902.

Liu, X., Cai, G., Wang, K. W., 2021, “Reconfigurable Topologically Protected Wave Propagation in Metastable Structure”, Journal of Sound & Vibration, 492, 115819.

Dorin, P., and Wang, K. W., 2021, “Broadband Frequency and Spatial On-Demand Tailoring of Topological Wave Propagation Harnessing Piezoelectric Metamaterials“, Frontiers in Materials, 7, 602996.

Li, Z., Kidambi, N., Wang, L., Wang, K. W., 2020, “Uncovering Rotational Multifunctionalities of Coupled Kresling Modular Structure”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 9, 100795.

Kim, J., Dorin, P., Wang, K. W., 2020, “Vibration Energy Harvesting Enhancement Exploiting Magnetically Coupled Bistable and Linear Harvesters”, Smart Materials and Structures, 29, 065006.

Kidambi, N., and Wang, K. W., 2020, “On the Dynamics of Kresling Origami Deployment”, Physical Review E, 101, 063003.

Zhao, J., Zhang, J., Wang, K.W., Cheng, K., Wang, H., Huang, Liu, P., 2020, “On the Nonlinear Snap-Through of Arch-Shaped Bistable Beams”, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 87(2): 024502.

Liu, X., Cai, G., Wang, K.W., 2020, “Synthesizing and Reconfiguring Metastable Modular Metamaterials for Adaptive Wave Propagation Control”, Journal of Sound & Vibration, 468(3), 115114.

Fang, H., Chang, T., Wang, K.W., 2020, “Magneto-Origami Structures: Engineering Multi-Stability and Dynamics via Magnetic-Elastic Coupling”, Smart Materials and Structures, 29, 015026.

Zhang, C., Harne, R.L., Li, B., Wang, K.W., 2020, “Harmonic Analysis and Experimental Validation of Bistable Vibration Energy Harvesters Interfaced with Rectifying Electrical Circuits”,  Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 82, 105069.

Zhan, X., Fang, H., Xu, J., Wang, K.W., 2019, “Planar Locomotion of Earthworm-Like Metameric Robots”, International Journal of Robotics Research, 38(14), 1751-1774.

Fang, H., Li, S., Thota, M., Wang, K.W., 2019, “Origami Lattices and Folding-Induced Lattice Transformations”, arXiv:1811.10825 [physics.app-ph], Physical Review Research, 1(2), 023010.

Wu, Z., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “On the Wave Propagation Analysis and Supratransmission Prediction of a Metastable Modular Metastructure for Nonreciprocal Energy Transmission”, Journal of Sound & Vibration, 458(13), 389-406.

Zheng, Y., Wu, Z., Zhang, X., Wang, K. W., 2019, “A Piezo-Metastructure with Bistable Circuit Shunts for Adaptive Nonreciprocal Wave Transmission”, Smart Materials and Structures, 28(4), 045005.

Zhang, C., Harne, R. L., Li, B., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “Statistical Quantification of DC Power Generated by Bistable Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters Driven by Random Excitations”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 442(3), 770-786.

Li, S., Fang, H., Sadeghi, S., Bhovad, P., Wang, K. W., 2019 “Architected Origami Materials: How Folding Creates Sophisticated Mechanical Properties”, Advanced Materials, 31(5), 180528.

Kim I., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “Electromechanical Impedance-Based Damage Identification Enhancement using Bistable and Adaptive Piezoelectric Circuitry”, Structural Health Monitoring, 18(4), 1268-1281.

Kidambi, N., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Modular and Programmable Material Systems Drawing from the Architecture of Skeletal Muscle”, Physical Review E, 98(4), 043001.

Hassan, H., Semperlotti, F., Wang, K. W., and Tallman, T., 2018, “Enhanced Imaging of Piezoresistive Nanocomposites through the Incorporation of Non-Local Conductivity Changes in Electrical Impedance Tomography”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structure, 29(9) 1850–1861.

Thota, M., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Tunable Wave Guiding in Origami Phononic Structures”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 430, 93-100.

Kim, J., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Predicting Non-Stationary and Stochastic Activation of Saddle-Node Bifurcation in Non-Smooth Dynamical Systems”, Nonlinear Dynamics, 93(2), 251-258.

Fang, H., Chu, S.A., Xia, Y., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Programmable Self-Locking Origami Mechanical Metamaterials”, Advanced Materials, 30(15), 1706311.

Liu, Z., Fang, H., Wang, K. W., and Xu, J., 2018, “A Parameter Identification Method for Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems and Its Realization on a Miura-Origami Structure”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 108, pp.369–386.

Wu, Z., Zheng, Y., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Metastable Modular Metastructures for On-Demand Reconfiguration of Band Structures and Nonreciprocal Wave Propagation“, Physical Review E, 97, pp. 022209.

Kidambi, N., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Energy Capture and Storage in Asymmetrically Multistable Modular Structures Inspired by Muscle Cross-Bridges”, Smart Materials and Structures, 26(8), pp.085011.

Fang, H., Wang, K.W., and Li, S., 2017, “Asymmetric Energy Barrier and Mechanical Diode Effect from Folding Multi-Stable Stacked-Origami”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 17, pp.7–15.

Thota, M., and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Reconfigurable Origami Sonic Barriers with Tunable Bandgaps for Traffic Noise Mitigation”, Journal of Applied Physics, 122, pp.154901.

Fang, H., Zhang, Y., and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Origami-Based Earthworm-Like Locomotion Robots”, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 12(6), pp.065003.

Fang, H., Li, S., Ji, H., and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Dynamics of a Bistable Miura-Origami Structure”, Physical Review E, 95, pp.052211.

Thota,M., Li, S. and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Lattice Reconfiguration and Phononic Band-Gap Adaptation via Origami Folding“, Physical Review B, 95, pp.064307.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W., 2017 “Plant Inspired Adaptive Structures and Materials for Morphing and  Actuation: A Review”, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 12, pp.011001.

Fang, H. and Wang, K. W, 2017 “Piezoelectric Vibration-Driven Locomotion Systems – Exploiting Resonance and Bistable Dynamics”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 391, pp.153–169.

Kim, J.,  Harne, R. L.,  and Wang, K. W.  2017 “Predicting Non-Stationary and Stochastic Activation of Saddle-Node Bifurcation”, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 12(1), pp.011009.

Tallman, T. N. and Wang, K. W, 2016 “An Inverse Methodology for Calculating Strains from Conductivity Changes in Piezoresistive Nanocomposites”, Smart Materials and Structures, 25, pp.115046.

Fang, H., Li, S., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Self-Locking Degree-4 Vertex Origami Structures“, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 472, pp.20160682.

Fang, H., Li, S., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Uncovering the Deformation Mechanisms of Origami Metamaterials by Introducing Generic Degree-Four Vertices“, Physical Review E, 94, pp. 043002.

Li,S., Fang, H.  and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Recoverable and Programmable Collapse from Folding Pressurized Origami Cellular Solids”, Physical Review Letters, 117, pp. 114301.

Harne, R. L., Zhang, C.,  Li, B., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “An Analytical Approach for Predicting the Energy Capture and Conversion by Impulsively-Excited Bistable Vibration Energy Harvesters”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 373, pp. 205–222.

Wu, Z., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Exploring a Modular Adaptive Metastructure Concept Inspired by Muscle’s Cross-Bridge”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structure, 27(9), pp. 1189-1202.

Tallman, T. N.,  and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Damage and Strain Identification in Multifunctional Materials via Electrical Impedance Tomography with Constrained Sine Wave Solutions”, Structural Health Monitoring, 15(2), pp. 235–244.

Harne, R. L., Sun, A., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Leveraging Nonlinear Saturation-Based Phenomena in an L-Shaped Vibration Energy Harvesting System”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 363, pp. 517-531.

Zhang, C., Harne, R. L., Li, B., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Reconstructing the Transient, Dissipative Dynamics of a Bistable Duffing Oscillator using an Improved Averaging Method with Jacobian Elliptic Functions”, International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, 79, pp. 26–37.

Harne, R. L., Wu, Z., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Designing and Harnessing the Metastable States of a Modular Metastructure for Massive Mechanical Properties Adaptation”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 138(2), pp. 021402.

Kidambi, N.,  Harne, R. L,  and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Adaptation of Energy Dissipation in a Mechanical Metastable Module Excited Near Resonance”, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 138(1), pp. 011001.

Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Axial Suspension Compliance and Compression for Enhancing Performance of a Nonlinear Vibration Energy Harvesting Beam System”, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 138(1), pp. 011004.

Fang, H., Li, S., Wang, K. W., and Xu, J. 2015 “Phase Coordination and Phase–Velocity Relationship in Metameric Robot Locomotion“, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 10, pp. 066006.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Fluidic Origami with Embedded Pressure Dependent Multi-Stability – A Plant Inspired Innovation”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12, pp. 20150639.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Fluidic Origami: a Plant Inspired Adaptive Structure with Shape Morphing and Stiffness Tuning”, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, pp. 105031.

Tallman, T. N., Gungor, S., Wang, K. W.,  and Bakis, C. E.  2015 “Tactile Imaging and Distributed Strain Sensing in Highly Flexible Carbon Nanofiber/Polyurethane Nanocomposites”, Carbon, 95, pp.485-493.

Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Dipteran-Inspired Flapping Wing Motor System for Flight Versatility and Effectiveness Enhancement”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12(104), pp. 20141367.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Architectural Synthesis and Analysis of Dual-Cellular Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites for Multifunctional Metastructures”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design 137(4), pp. 041402.

Tallman, T. N., Semperlotti, F. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Enhanced Delamination Detection through Nanofiller Tailoring and Electrical Impedance Tomography”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structure 26(18), pp. 2565-2576

Thota, M., Harne, R. L.  and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Harnessing Intrinsic Localized Modes to Identify Impurities in Nonlinear Periodic Systems”, Journal of Applied Physics, 117, pp. 074505.

Zhao, L., Yang, J., Wang, K. W. and Semperlotti, F. 2015 “An Application of Impediography to the High Sensitivity and High Resolution Identification of Structural Damage“, Smart Materials and Structures, 24(6), pp. 065044.

Wu, Z., Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Exploring a Modular Adaptive Metastructure Concept Inspired by Muscle’s Cross-Bridge”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structure, 1045389X15586451.

Kim, J., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W., 2015 “Enhancing Damage Identification Robustness to Noise and Damping using Integrated Bistable and Adaptive Piezoelectric Circuitry“, Journal of Vibration and  Acoustics 137(1), pp. 011003.

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Conference Proceeding Publications (Recent Five Years)

Hathcock, M., Popa, B-I, Wang, K. W., 2020, “On the Modulation of Origami Phononic Structure for Adaptive Wave Transmission in Brillouin Zone”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Virtual Conference, IMECE2020-24498.

Dorin, P., and Wang, K.W., 2020, “Enhancing Adaptable Topological Wave Bandwidth in Piezoelectric Metamaterials via Circuitry and Lattice Symmetry Control”, ASME 2020 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Virtual Conference, SMASIS2020-2292, (2020 Adaptive Systems Dynamics and Control Best Technical Conference Paper Award).

Yang, H., Kidambi, N., Fujii, Y., Gorodetsky, A., and Wang, K. W., 2020, “Uncertainty Quantification Using Generalized Polynomial Chaos for Online Simulations of Automotive Propulsion Systems”, 2020 American Control Conference (ACC), Virtual Conference, pp. 295-300.

Dorin, P., and Wang, K. W., 2020, “Reconfigurable Elastic Quantum Valley Hall Edge States in a Piezoelectric Topological Metamaterial”, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems IX, Virtual Conference.

Liu, X., Cai, G., Wang, K. W., 2019, “Nonreciprocal Wave Transmission in Metastable Modular Metastructures utilizing Asymmetric Dual-Threshold Snap-Through,” ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2019-5572, Louisville, KY.

Kidambi, N., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “On the Deployment of Multistable Kresling Origami-Inspired Structures,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC2019-97427, Anaheim, CA.

Xia, Y., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “Dynamics Analysis of the Deployment of Miura-Origami Sheets,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC2019-97136, Anaheim, CA.

Dorin, P., Kim, J., and Wang, K. W., 2019, “Vibration Energy Harvesting System with Coupled Bistable Modules,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Denver, CO.

Yang, H., Kidambi, N., Wang, K. W., Pietron, G. M., Hippalgaonkar, R., and Fujii, Y., 2019, “Quantifying the Effect of Initialization Errors for Enabling Accurate Online Drivetrain Simulations,” SAE World Congress & Exhibition, 2019-04-0679, Detroit, MI.

Zheng, Y., Wu, Z., Zhang, X., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “A Piezoelectric Metamaterial with Bistable Circuit Shunts for Adaptive Non-Reciprocal Elastic Wave Transmission,” ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2018-7924, San Antonia, TX.

Kim, J., Dorin, P., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Hybrid-Bistable Vibration Energy Harvester with Adaptive Potential Well,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2018-85635, Quebec City, Canada.

Fang, H., Chang, T., Wang, K. W., 2018, “Controlling Origami Stability Profile using Magnets,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2018-85712, Quebec City, Canada.

Kidambi, N., Zheng, Y., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Energy Release for the Actuation and Deployment of Muscle-Inspired Asymmetrically Multistable Chains,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Denver, CO.

Wu, Z., and Wang, K. W., 2018, “Supratransmission in a Metastable Modular Metastructure for Tunable Non-Reciprocal Wave Transmission,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Denver, CO.

Kim, J., and Wang, K. W., 2017, “Electromechanical Impedance-Based Damage Identification Enhancement using Integrated Bistable and Adaptive Piezoelectric Circuitry”, 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA.

Fang, H., Chu, S. A., and Wang, K. W. 2017 “Self-locking Origami Structures and Locking-induced Piecewise Stiffness,” Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-67197, Cleveland, OH.

Xia, Y., Fang, H., and Wang, K. W. 2017 “Exploring the Dynamic Characteristics of Degree-4 Vertex Origami Metamaterials,” Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2017-3810, Snowbird, UT.

Wu, Z. and Wang, K. W. 2017 “A Metastable Modular Structural System for Adaptive Nonreciprocal Wave Propagation,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Portland, OR.

Kim, J., Harne, R. L.,  and Wang, K. W. 2017 “Adaptive On-Line Signal Denoising using Stochastic Resonance for Acoustic Emission-Based Structural Health Monitoring,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Portland, OR.

Fang, Y., Zhang, Y., and Wang, K. W. 2017 “An Earthworm-Like Robot using Origami Structures,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Portland, OR.

Kidambi, N., Harne, H. L., and Wang, K. W. 2017 “Multistability Inspired by the Oblique, Pennate Architectures of Skeletal Muscle,” SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Portland, OR.

Kidambi, N., Pietron, G. M., Boesch, M., Fujii, Y., and Wang, K. W. 2017 “Accuracy and Robustness of Parallel Vehicle Mass and Road Grade Estimation,” SAE World Congress & Exhibition, 2017-01-1586, Detroit, MI.

Thota, M., Li, S., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Origami Metastructures for Tunable Wave Propagation,” ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2016-9186, Stowe, VT.

Kim, J., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Predicting Non-Stationary and Stochastic Activation of Saddle-Node Bifurcation,” ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2016-9051, Stowe, VT.

Kidambi, N., Harne, R.L., and Wang, K.W. 2016 “Strain Energy Trapping due to Energetic Asymmetry in Modular Structures inspired by Muscle Cross-Bridges,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59556, Charlotte, NC.

Li, S.  and Wang, K.W. 2016 “Pressurized Origami Structure for Programmable Negative and Quasi-Zero Stiffness,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59409, Charlotte, NC.

Fang, H., Li, S., Xu, J., and Wang, K.W. 2016 “Locking Mechanisms in Degree-4 Vertex Origami Structures,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Les Vegas, NV.

Wu, Z., Harne, R. L., and Wang, K. W. 2016 “Energy Exchange and Localization in a Modular Metastructure under Impulsive Excitation,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, Les Vegas, NV.

Harne, R. L., Zhang, C., Li, B., and Wang, K. W. 2015 “An Analytical Approach For Predicting Power Generation Of Impulsively-Excited Bistable Vibration Energy Harvesters,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC-2015-9828, Columbus, Ohio.

Harne, R. L., Wu, Z. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Mechanical Properties Adaptivity by the Design and Exploitation of Metastable States in a Modular Metastructure,” ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems,Colorado Springs, CO.  SMASIS-2015-9018, 

Tallman, T. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Impact Damage Identification in Glass Fiber/Epoxy Laminates with Carbon Black Filler via Electrical Impedance Tomography,” 10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA.

Kidambi, N., Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Energy Dissipation Characteristics of a Mechanical Metastable Module Excited Near Resonance,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Boston, MA, DETC-2015-47289, 

Thota, M., Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “An Experimental Study of Intrinsic Localized Modes for Damage Identification in Periodic Structures,” 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Florence, Italy.

Tallman T. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “The Influence of Filler Volume Fraction on Sensitivity to Distributed Strain in Carbon Nanofiber/Polyurethane Nanocomposites,” Proc. 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada.

Kidambi, N. Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Asymmetric Influences on the Energy Dissipation Properties of a Metastable Module Excited Near Resonance,” Proc. 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada.

Harne, R. L., Sun, A. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “An Investigation on Vibration Energy Harvesting using Nonlinear Dynamic Principles Inspired by Trees,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA.

Zhao, L. Yang, J., Wang, K. W. and Semperlotti, F. 2015 “Structural Damage Detection via Impediographic Tomography,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA.

Thota, M. Harne, R. L. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Damage Identification in Nonlinear Periodic Structures utilizing the Dynamics of Intrinsic Localized Modes,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W. 2015 “Fluidic Origami: Combining the Plant Nastic Motion and Paper Folding Art,” Proc. SPIE Conferences on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA.

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Recent Books and Book Chapters

R. L. Harne and K. W. Wang, Harnessing Bistable Structural Dynamics – for Vibration Control, Energy Harvesting, and Sensing, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN: 978-1-119-12804-5, 408 pages, 2017.

Li, S. and Wang, K. W. 2013 “Learning from Plants – Recent Advances in Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite based Multi-Cellular and Multi-Functional Adaptive Structures,” Plants and Mechanical Motion – A Synthetic Approach to Nastic Structures and Materials, invited book chapter, edited by Norman Wereley and Janet Sater, Chapter 6, pp. 115-140, ISBN-10:1605950432.

Wang, K. W. and Tang, J. Adaptive Structural Systems with Piezoelectric Transducer CircuitrySpringer, ISBN: 978-0-397-78750-3, 2008.

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