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Yaning Li

Associate Professor,  Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Research Focus

Mechanics of materials, bio-inspired engineering, and additive manufacturing; mechanics of innovative architectured materials; mechanical metamaterials; biological materials

Education

  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007
  • Dual MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2006

Honors & Awards

  • NSF/CAREER Award 2016
  • AFOSR SFFP Award 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • American Society of Composite (ASC)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society of Engineering Science (SES)
  • Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
  • Society of Material Science (MRS)
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)

Research Overview

Mechanics of materials, bio-inspired engineering, and additive manufacturing; mechanics of innovative architectured materials; mechanical metamaterials; biological materials

Selected Publications

  • Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li* (2018), 3D Printed hybrid auxetic metamaterial with chiral cells and reentrant cores, Scientific Reports, 8: 2397. http://rdcu.be/GiL2
  • Lei Liu and Yaning Li* (2018), Predicting the Mixed-Mode I/II Spatial Damage Propagation along 3D-Printed Soft Interfacial Layer via a Hyperelastic Softening Model, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol.116, 17-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2018.03.016
  • Chao Gao, Benjamin Hasseldine, Ling Li, James Weaver and Yaning Li* (2018), Amplifying Strength, Toughness, and Auxeticity via Wavy Sutural Tessellation in Plant Seedcoats, Advanced Materials, (Inside Back Cover) 1800579.  https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201800579
  • Lei Liu and Yaning Li* (2019) A Visco-Hyperelastic Softening Model for Predicting the Strain Rate Effects of 3D-Printed Wavy Interfacial Layer, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 137, 103128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2019.103128
  • Yunyao Jiang and Yaning Li* (2017), Novel 3D-printed hybrid auxetic mechanical metamaterial with chirality-induced sequential cell opening mechanisms, Advanced Engineering Materials (Front Cover) Vol.20(2), 1700744. http://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201700744
  • Lei Liu, Yunyao Jiang, Mary C. Boyce, Christine Ortiz, Jeffery Baur, Juha Song, and Yaning Li* (2017), The effects of morphological irregularity on the mechanical behavior of interdigitated biological sutures, Journal of Biomechanics, 58, 71-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.04.017

Faculty

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Yaning Li

Yaning Li joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in August 2019 as an Associate Professor.

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