Journal Publications 

    

 

  • Desheng Yao#, Huachen Cui#, Ryan Hensleigh#, Parker Smith#, Sam Alford#, Dominic Bernero#, Sydney Bush#, Kyle Mann#, Marvin Chin-Nieh#, Garrett Youmans#, Xiaoyu (Rayne) Zheng*, Advanced Functional Materials, 22 July 2019, https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201903866

  • Nikhil JRK Gerard, Huachen Cui#,   Chen Shen,   Yangbo Xie,   Steven Cummer, Xiaoyu (Rayne) Zheng*, and Yun Jing*, "Fabrication and experimental demonstration of a hybrid resonant acoustic gradient index metasurface at 40 kHz", Applied Physics Letters, 114, 231902 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5095963

  • Nikhil JRK Gerard, Huachen Cui#,   Chen Shen,   Yangbo Xie,   Steven Cummer, Xiaoyu (Rayne) Zheng*, and Yun Jing*, Fabrication and measurement of a hybrid resonant gradient index metasurface at 40kHz, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 145, 1761 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5101449, Abstract 

  • J. Bauer, L. R. Meza, T. A. Schaedler, R. Schwaiger, X. Zheng, and L. Valdevit, "Nanolattices: An Emerging Class of Mechanical Metamaterials" Advanced Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201701850

  • X. Zheng*, H. Lee, T. H Weisgraber, M. Shusteff, J. R Deotte, E. Duoss, J.D Kuntz, M.M Biener, S. O Kucheyev, Q. Ge, J. Jackson, N. X Fang, C. M Spadaccini,  “Ultralight Ultrastiff Mechanical Metamaterials” Science, 344 (6190): 1373-1377, 2014  Link 

 (Highlighted on Science Front Cover; Highlighted on this week in Science; Reported by  Phys.org,    Science Daily,  MRS Bulletin, 3Ders. org, MIT Technology Review, R&D Magazine, San                      Jose Mercury News, Materials Today)

        Special feature: Science in the Classroom 

  • X. Zheng, J Deotte, M. P. Alonso, G. Farquar, T. H. Weisgraber, S Gemberling, H. Lee, N. X. Fang and C. M. Spadaccini, "Design and Optimization of a LED Projection Micro-Stereolithography (PµSL) Manufacturing System", Review of Scientific Instrument, 2012, 83, 125001 (2012).

 

  • F. Zhang, S. Anderson, X. Zheng, Y.Qiu,  R.Liao, X. Zhang, "Moiré-based cellular force mapping using a double-sided micro pillar array", Applied Physics Letters, 105, 033702 (2014)    

                                                                     

  • P. Du, X. Zheng (co-first author), and X. Zhang, "Effect of loading rates and viscoelastic behavior on polymer micropillar based cellular force transducers", Applied Physics Letters, 99 (8)( 2011) 083701

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, "Microsystems for Cell Force Probing: A Review", Journal of Micromechanics and Micro engineering, 21(5) 054003 (2011).

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Opto-mechanical platforms in studying cell mechanics, Micro and Nanoletters,  6 (5) (2011) 332-336

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Whole field characterization of pre-distortion in soft lithography fabricated polymer substrates for biological applications, Applied Physics letters, 98 (17) (2011) 173701

 

  • X. Zheng, H. Surks, and X. Zhang, A versatile cell contractility mapping transducer utilizing moiré-based technique, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 9 (4) (2010) 764–773.

 

  • X. Zheng, H. Surks, and X. Zhang, Single cell contractility studies based on compact moiré system over periodic gratings, Applied Physics Letters, 96 (21) (2010) 213705.   Selected for Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research in Vol. 19, Issue 11, November 2010

 

  • Y. Wang, X. Zheng, N. Riddick, M. Bryden, W. Baur, X. Zhang, and H. Surks, ROCK isoform regulation of myosin phosphatase and contractility in vascular smooth muscle cells, Circulation Research, 104 (4) (2009) 531–540.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, An optical moiré technique for cell traction force mapping, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 18 (12) (2008) 125006. 

         Selected as Highlights of 2008, Selected for inclusion in IOP Select

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Optical moiré as a visualization tool for living vascular cell contraction mapping,  Applied Physics Letters, 93 (16) (2008) 164106.  Selected for Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research in Vol. 16, Issue 9,    November 2008

 

 

 Book Chapter 

 

  • X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, and X. Zheng, Micro/nanostructures for measuring cellular forces in cardiac myocytes, Nanomanufacturing, American Scientific Publishers, pp. 213–233, 2009.

 

 Refereed Conference Proceeding Publications  

  • X. Zheng, Deotte, J. ; Vericella, J. ; Shusteff, M. ; Weisgraber, T. ; Lee, H. ; Fang, N. ; Spadaccini, C.M. “Lightweight microlattice with nanoscale features fabricated from Projection Microstereolithography”, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2014), San Francisco, CA, January 26-30, 2014, pp. 510-513

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, "Polymer Opto-Mechanical Transducer for Abnormal Cell Contraction Diagnostics," Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '11), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011, pp. 2243-2246.

 

  • P. Du, X. Zheng, I-K Lin, H. Lu, and X. Zhang, "Effect of Loading Rates on Polymer Micropillar-Based Force Transducers," Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '11), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011, pp. 1432-1435.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Whole field living cell mapping using diffraction moiré sensor, Proceeding of the 9th IEEE Sensors Conference (IEEE Sensors '10), Waikoloa, HI, USA, November 1-4, 2010, pp. 1564-1567.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, A micro moiré chip for automated whole field cell analysis, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '10), Groningen, Netherlands, October 3-7, 2010, pp. 1625–1627.

 

  • P. Du, X. Zheng, I-K Lin, H. Lu, and X. Zhang, Extended Timoshenko beam formula for cellular contraction force calculation, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS '10), Groningen, Netherlands, October 3-7, 2010, pp. 509–511.

 

  • X. Zheng, H.K. Surks, and X. Zhang, Sensing Single Cell Contractility Utilizing Moiré Fringes, Technical Digest of IEEE Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop (Hilton Head '10), Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, June 6-10, 2010, pp. 274–277.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Quantifying contractility in migrational vascular smooth muscle cells regulated by contractile proteins using a novel microfluidic force mapping chip, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '09), Jeju, Korea, November 1-5, 2009, pp. 475–477.

 

  • X. Zheng, E. Frohlich, S. Collignon, and Xin Zhang, A microfluidic chip for analysis of mechanical forces generated during cell migration, Biosurfaces and Biointerfaces, Material Research Society Symposium Proceeding (MRS 2010) 1236E (2010) SS05-25

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Development of a versatile cell force transducer using moiré mechanism, Proceeding of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS '09), Minneapolis, MN, USA, September 2-6, 2009, pp. 1180–1183.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Mapping and decoupling distortions in polymeric periodic substrates for biological applications, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME '08), Boston, MA, October 31 – November 6, 2008, IMECE2008-67840.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Contrast enhancement of cell traction force probing by capping the tips with gold particles, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME '08), Boston, MA, October 31 - November 6, 2008, IMECE2008-67813.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, Diffraction moiré: Decoupling distortions in periodic polymeric post arrays for biological applications, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '08), San Diego, CA, USA, October 12-16, 2008, pp. 991–993.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, A novel versatile biomechano-sensor for real time vascular cell contractility mapping, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '08), San Diego, CA, USA, October 12-16, 2008, pp. 510–512.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, A diffraction moiré based micro double layered chip for cellular mechanics study, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '07), Paris, France, October 7-11, 2007, pp. 1649–1651.

 

  • X. Zheng and X. Zhang, A MEMS based optical moiré approach for in situ cardiac myocyte force probing, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '07), Lyon, France, June 10-14, 2007, pp. 1119–1122.

 

  • Y. Zhao, X. Zheng, J. Regis, D. Mabius, and X. Zhang, Creating silicon nanostructures with controllable sidewall profiles by using fluorine-enhanced oxide passivation, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (microTAS '06), Tokyo, Japan, November 5-9, 2006, pp. 167–169.

 

Presentations and Talks

 

  • X. Zheng, "Scalable Micro-architected Materials with superior strength and ductility" 52nd Society of Engineering Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Oct 25-28,2015                         

  • X. Zheng, "Hierarchical Additive Manufacturing and Architected Metamaterials" Dept of Mechanical Engineering Seminar, Virginia Tech, VA, April 1, 2015                                                                         

  • X. Zheng, "Ultralight, Ultrastiff Mechancial Metamaterials" 3D Printing conference, 3D Printing: Next Revolution in Fabricating Materials into Real-Life Objects, Las Vegas, USA, FEB 17-19, 2015             

  • X. Zheng, "Parallel optical micro/nanofabrication using desktop digital projection micro-stereolithography", SPIE Photonics West, San Francsisco, CA, Feb 11, 2015                                          

  • X. Zheng, "Ultralight, Ultrastiff Mechanical Metamaterials" MED Seminar, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, Oct 27, 2015                                                                                        

  • X. Zheng, “Lightweight microlattice with nanoscale features fabricated from Projection Microstereolithography”, 27th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2014), San Francisco, CA, January 26-30,  2014                                                                        

  • X. Zheng,  “3D Ultra-Stiff Lightweight Cellular Strucures with Nanoscale Features”, 2013 Material Research Symposium Fall Meetings and Exhibit (MRS 2013), Dec 1-6, 2013, Boston, MA

 

  • X. Zheng, “Microstereolithography and Nanoscale Coatings” Workshop on Enabling Nanofabrication for Rapid Innovation (ENRI 2013) August 18 - 21, 2013, Napa, CA

 

  • X. Zheng, “Fast, Flexible, Additive Fabrication of Complex Three-dimensional Energy Efficient Structures Using Projection Microstereolithography” 2012 Material Research Symposium Spring Meetings and Exhibit (MRS Spring 2012), April 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA  (Best Poster Award)

 

  • X. Zheng, “Design and optimization of Projection Microstereolithography as a rapid, flexible additive manufacturing tool” Technologies for Future of Micro-Nano Manufacturing Workshop (MFG 2011), August 8-10, 2011, Napa, CA

 

  • X. Zheng "Polymer Opto-Mechanical Transducer for Abnormal Cell Contraction Diagnostics," 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '11), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011, pp. 2243-2246.

 

  • X. Zheng  “Whole Field Cell Analysis Based on Diffraction through Microfabricated Polymer Grating Films” Material Research Society Symposium Dec 1-6, 2010, Boston, MA 

 

  • X. Zheng “Interface Enhancement and Analysis of Micro Biomechano Sensor using Gold Particles” Material Research Society Symposium Dec 1-5, 2008, Boston, MA 

 

  • X. Zheng, “Mapping Smooth Muscle Cell Contractile State  Regulated by Contractile Proteins using a Novel BioMEMS Moire Mapping Sensor”, AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, (AVS 2008) BioMEMS Topical Conference, Boston, MA, Oct 19, 2008

 

  • X. Zheng “ Contrast enhancement of cell traction force probing by capping the tips with gold particles, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME '08), Boston, MA, October 31 - November 6, 2008.

 

  • X. Zheng "Microscopic Motion and Deflection Quantifying Chip for Lab-on-Chip Application," Presented at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 26-30, 2007

 

  • X. Zheng, “Determination of residue deformation of polymeric nanostructures using microscopic moiré interferometry”, SPIE OpticsEast, 1-4 October 2006, Boston, MA, USA