Topological defects in self-assembled patterns of mesenchymal stromal cells in vitro are predictive attributes of condensation and chondrogenesis

Makhija E., Zheng Y., Wang J., Leong H.R., Othman R.B., Ng E.X., Lee E.H., Kellogg L.T., Lee Y.H., Yu H., Poon Z., Van Vliet K.J.

PLoS One 19 (2024). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0297769


Artificial axons – a biomimetic 3D myelination platform for the discovery and validation of pro-myelinating compounds

Jagielska A., Radzwill K., Espinosa-Hoyos D., Yang M., Farley J.E., Giera S., Kowsari K., Byrne A., Sheng Q., Fang N.X., Dodge J.C., Pedraza C.E., Van Vliet K.J.

Scientific Reports 13 (2023) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-44675-6.


Additive manufacturing of high aspect-ratio structures with self-focusing photopolymerization

Yang M., Kowsari K., Myrie N.O., Espinosa-Hoyos D., Jagielska A., Kim S., Fang N.X., Van Vliet K.J.

Light, Advanced Manufacturing 3 (2022). DOI: 10.37188/lam.2022.032


Complex oxides under simulated electric field: Determinants of defect polarization in ABO3 perovskites

Chi Y.T., Van Vliet K.J., Youssef M., Yildiz B.

Advanced Science 2 (2021). DOI: 10.1002/advs.202104476

Stiffness of targeted layer-by-layer nanoparticles impacts elimination half-life, tumor accumulation, and tumor penetration

Kong S.M., Costa D.F., Jagielska A., Van Vliet K.J., Hammond P.T.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (2021). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2104826118

Deep learning for label-free nuclei detection from implicit phase information of mesenchymal stem cells

Zhang Z., Leong K.W., Van Vliet K.J., Barbastathis G., Ravasio A.

Biomedical Optics Express 12 (2021). DOI: 10.1364/BOE.420266

Localized characterization of brain tissue mechanical properties by needle induced cavitation rheology and volume controlled cavity expansion

Mijailovic A.S., Galarza S., Raayai-Ardakani S., Birch N.P., Schiffman J.D., Crosby A.J., Cohen T., Peyton S.R., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 114 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104168

Dissolvable gelatin-based microcarriers generated through droplet microfluidics for expansion and culture of mesenchymal stromal cells

Ng E.X., Wang M., Neo S.H., Tee C.A., Chen C., Van Vliet K.J.

Biotechnology Journal 15 (2021). DOI: 10.1002/biot.202000048


Acquired demyelination but not genetic developmental defects in
myelination leads to brain tissue stiffness changes

Eberle D., Fodelianaki G., Kurth T., Jagielska A., Moellmert S., Ulbricht E., Wagner K., Taubenberger A. V., Traeber N., Escolano J.C., Franklin R. M., Van Vliet K.J., Guck J.

Brain Multiphysics 1 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.brain.2020.100019

Mechanosensitivity of human oligodendrocytes

Espinosa-Hoyos D., Burstein S.R., Cha J., Jain T., Nijsure M., Jagielska A., Fossati V., Van Vliet K.J.

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 14 (2020). DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2020.00222


Mechanical regulation of oligodendrocyte biology

Makhija E., Espinosa-Hoyos D., Jagielska A., Van Vliet K.J.

Neuroscience Letters 717 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2019.134673


High-resolution imaging of nuclear dynamics in live cells under uniaxial tensile strain

Makhija E., Jagielska A., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Visualized Experiments 148 (2019). DOI: 10.3791/59474

Emergent heterogeneity in putative mesenchymal stem cell colonies: Single-cell time lapsed analysis

Rennerfeldt D.A., Raminhos J.S., Leff S.M., Manning P., Van Vliet K.J.

PLoS ONE 14 (2019). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213452

Probing mechanical properties of brain in a tuberous sclerosis model of autism

Qing B., Canovic E.P., Mijailovic A.S., Jagielska, A., Whitfield M.J., Lowe A, Kelly E.H., Turner D., Sahin M., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 141 (2019). DOI: 10.1115/1.4040945

Engineering silver‐zwitterionic composite nanofiber membrane for bacterial fouling resistance

Ganesh V.A., Kundukad B., Cheng D., Radhakrishnan S., Ramakrishna S., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Applied Polymer Science 136 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/app.47580


Improving hematopoietic recovery through modeling and modulation of the mesenchymal stromal cell secretome

Liu F.D., Tam K., Pishesha N., Poon Z., Van Vliet, K.J.

Stem Cell Research & Therapy 9 (2018). DOI: 10.1186/s13287-018-0982-2


Electrochemomechanical fatigue: Decoupling mechanisms of fracture-induced performance degradation in LiXMn2O4

McGrogan F.P., Raja S.N., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet, K.J.

Journal of The Electrochemical Society 164 (2018). DOI: 10.1149/2.0191811jes


Accessible switching of electronic defect type in SrTiO3 via biaxial strain

Chi Y.T., Youssef M.,  Sun L., Van Vliet K.J., Yildiz B.

Physical Review Materials 2 (2018). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.055801


Characterizing viscoelastic mechanical properties of highly compliant polymers and biological tissues using impact indentation

Mijailovic A.S., Qing B., Fortunato D., Van Vliet K.J.

Acta Biomaterialia 71 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.02.017


Mechanical strain alters cellular and nuclear dynamics at early stages of oligodendrocyte differentiation

Makhija E., Jagielska A.,  Zhu L., Bost A., Ong W., Chew S.Y., Shivashankar G.V., Van Vliet K.J.

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 12 (2018). DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00059


Atomic resolution imaging of nanoscale chemical expansion in PrxCe1–xO2−δ during in situ heating

Swallow J.G., Lee J.K.,  Defferriere T., Hughes G.M., Raja S.N., Tuller H.L., Warner J.H., Van Vliet K.J.

ACS Nano 12 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b07732


Engineered 3D-printed artificial axons

Espinosa-Hoyos D., Jagielska A., Homan K.A., Du H., Busbee T., Anderson D.G., Fang N.X., Lewis J.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Scientific Reports 8 (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18744-6



Connecting particle fracture with electrochemical impedance in LiXMn2O4

McGrogan F.P., Bishop S.R., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet, K.J.

Journal of the Electrochemical Society 164 (2017). DOI: 10.1149/2.0941714jes


Material viscoelastic properties modulate the mesenchymal stem cell secretome for applications in hematopoietic recovery

Liu F.D., Pishesha N., Poon Z., Kaushik T., Van Vliet K.J.

ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 3 (2017). DOI: : 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00644


Dynamic chemical expansion of thin-film non-stoichiometric oxides at extreme temperatures

Swallow J.G., Kim J.J., Maloney J.M., Chen D., Smith J.F., Bishop S.R., Tuller H.L., Van Vliet K.J.

Nature Materials 16 (2017). DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4898


Poly(HDDA)-based polymers for microfabrication and mechanobiology

Espinosa-Hoyos D., Du H., Fang N.X., Van Vliet K.J.

MRS Advances 2 (2017). DOI: 10.1557/adv.2017.57


Mechanical strain promotes oligodendrocyte differentiation by global changes of gene expression

Jagielska A., Lowe A.L., Makhija E., Wroblewska L., Guck J., Franklin R.J.M., Shivashankar G.V., Van Vliet K.J.

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 11 (2017). DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00093


Compliant yet brittle mechanical behavior of Li2S–P2S5 lithium‐ion‐conducting solid electrolyte

McGrogan F.P., Swamy T., Bishop S.R., Eggleton E., Porz L., Chen X., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Energy Materials 7 (2017). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602011


Effect of transition metal substitution on elastoplastic properties of LiMn2O4 spinel

McGrogan F.P., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Electroceramics 38 (2017). DOI: 10.1007/s10832-016-0057-7



Characterizing multiscale mechanical properties of brain tissue using atomic force microscopy, impact indentation, and rheometry

Canovic E.P., Qing B., Mijailovic A.S., Jagielska A., Whitfield M.J., Kelly E., Turner D., Sahin M., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Visualized Experiments 115 (2016). DOI: 10.3791/54201

Hierarchical design of synthetic gel composites optimized to mimic the impact energy dissipation response of brain tissue

Qing B., Van Vliet K.J.

Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 1 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/c6me00051g


Static mechanical strain induces capillary endothelial cell cycle re-entry and sprouting

Zeiger A.S., Liu F.D., Durham J.T., Jagielska A., Mahmoodian R., Van Vliet K.J., Herman I.M.

Physical Biology 13 (2016). DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2020.00222


Layered and scrolled nanocomposites with aligned semi-infinite graphene inclusions at the platelet limit

Liu P., Jin Z., Katsukis G., Drahushuk L.W., Shimizu S., Shih C., Wetzel E.D., Taggart-Scarff J.K., Qing B., Van Vliet K.J., Li R., Wardle B.L., Strano M.S.

Science 353 (2016). DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf4362


Economics of end-of-life materials recovery: A study of small appliances and computer devices in Portugal

Ford P., Santos E., Ferrão P., Margarido F., Van Vliet K.J., Olivetti, E.

Environmental Science & Technology 50 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00237


When colonies are not clones: Evidence and implications of intracolony heterogeneity in mesenchymal stem cells

Rennerfeldt D.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Stem Cells 34 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/stem.2296


Operando reduction of elastic modulus in (Pr, Ce)O2−δ thin films

Swallow J.G., Kim J.J., Kabir M., Smith J.F., Tuller H.L., Bishop S.R., Van Vliet K.J.

Acta Materialia 105 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.12.007



Hysteresis from multiscale porosity: water sorption and shrinkage in cement paste

Pinson M.B., Masoero E., Bonnaud P.A., Manzano H., Ji Q., Yip S., Thomas J.J., Bazant M.Z., Van Vliet K.J., Jennings H.M.

Physical Review Applied 3 (2015). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.3.064009


Diffusion-limited kinetics of the antiferromagnetic to ferrimagnetic λ-transition in Fe1-xS

Herbert W.F.,  Krishnamoorthy A., Yildiz B., Van Vliet K.J.

Applied Physics Letters 106 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4913201


Magnetic diffusion anomaly at the Neel temperature of pyrrhotite,  Fe1-xS

Herbert W.F.,  Krishnamoorthy A., Van Vliet K.J., Yildiz B.

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/c4cp05389c


Bone marrow regeneration promoted by biophysically sorted osteoprogenitors from mesenchymal stromal cells

Poon Z., Lee W.C., Guo G., Lim C.T., Han J., Van Vliet, K.J.

Stem Cells Translational Medicine 4 (2015). DOI: 10.5966/sctm.2014-0154



Multivariate biophysical markers predictive of mesenchymal stromal cell multipotency

Lee W.C., Shi H., Poon Z., Kaushik T., Nyan L.M., Chan J., Shivashankar G., Lim C.T., Han J., Van Vliet K.J.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (2014). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1402306111


Combinatorial molecular optimization of cement hydrates 

Abdolhosseini Qomi M.J., Krakowiak K.J., Bauchy M. Stewart K.L., Shahsavari R., Jagannathan D., Brommer D.B., Baronnet A., Buehler M.J., Yip S., Ulm F.J., Van Vliet K.J., Pellenq R.J.M.

Nature Communications 5 (2014). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5960


Effect of electrochemical charging on elastoplastic properties and fracture toughness of LiXCoO2

Swallow J.G., Woodford W.H., McGrogan F.P., Ferralis N., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of the Electrochemical Society 11 (2014). DOI: 10.1149/2.0141411jes


Chemoenvironmental modulators of fluidity in the suspended biological cell

Maloney J.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Soft Matter 10 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c4sm00743c


High-throughput corrosion quantification in varied microenvironments

Whitfield M.J. Bono D., Wei L., Van Vliet K.J.

Corrosion Science 88 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2014.07.045


Probing the biomechanical contribution of the endothelium to lymphocyte migration: diapedesis by the path of least resistance

Martinelli R., Zeiger A.S., Whitfield M., Sciuto T.E., Dvorak A.M., Van Vliet K.J., Greenwood J., Carman C.V.

Journal of Cell Science 127 (2014). DOI: 10.1242/jcs.148619


Dynamics of point defect formation, clustering and pit initiation on the pyrite surface

Herbert W., Krishnamorthy A., Ma W., Van Vliet K.J., Yildiz B.

Electrochimica Acta 127 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.02.048


Chemomechanics of ionically conductive ceramics for electrical energy conversion and storage

Swallow J.G., Woodford W.H., Chen Y., Lu Q., Kim J.J., Chen D., Chiang Y.M., Carter W.C., Yildiz B., Tuller H.L., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Electroceramics 20 (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s10832-013-9872-2



Quantification of electronic band gap and surface states on FeS2(100)

Herbert F.W., Krishnamoorthy A., Van Vliet K.J., Yildiz B.

Surface Science 618 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2013.08.014


Onset of heterogeneity in culture-expanded bone marrow stromal cells

Whitfield M.J., Lee W.C.J., Van Vliet K.J.

Stem Cell Research 11 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.scr.2013.09.004


Mechanical fluidity of fully suspended biological cells

Maloney J.M., Lehnhardt E., Long A.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Biophysical Journey 105 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.08.040


Extracellular acidic pH inhibits oligodendrocyte precursor viability, migration, and differentiation

Jagielska A., Wilhite K.D., Van Vliet K.J.

PLoS One 8 (2013). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076048


Quantifying cell-to-cell variation in power-law rheology

Cai P., Mizutani Y., Tsuchiya M., Maloney J.M., Fabry B., Van Vliet, K.J, Okajima T.

Biophysical Journal 105 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.07.035


Effects of elevated temperature on the structure and properties of calcium-silicate-hydrate gels: The role of confined water

Bonnaud P.A., Ji Q., Van Vliet, K.J.

Soft Matter 9 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/C3SM50975C


Tunable mechanical behavior of synthetic organogels as biofidelic tissue simulants

Kalcioglu Z.I., Mrozek R., Mahmoodian R., Van Landingham M.R., Lenhart J., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Biomechanics 46 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2013.03.011


Why the dish makes a difference: Quantitative comparison of polystyrene culture surfaces

Zeiger A.S., Hinton B., Van Vliet K.J.

Acta Biomaterialia 9 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.02.035


Chemo-responsive, self-oscillating gels that undergo biomimetic communication

Kuksenok O., Dayal P., Bhattacharya A., Yashin V.V., Deb D., Chen I.C., Van Vliet K.J., Balazs A.C.

Chemical Society Reviews 42 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/C3CS35497K


Directional cell migration in an extracellular pH gradient: A model study with an engineered cell line and primary microvascular endothelial cells

Paradise R.K., Whitfield M.J., Lauffenburger D.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Experimental Cell Research 319 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2012.11.006



Influence of microstructure on micro-/nano-mechanical measurements of select model transparent poly(urethane urea) elastomers

Strawhecker K.E., Hsieh A.J., Chantawansri T.L., Kalcioglu Z.I., Van Vliet K.J.

Polymer 54 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2012.12.018


Mechanical environment modulates biological properties of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells

Jagielska A.J., Norman A.L., Whyte G., Van Vliet K.J., Guck J., Franklin R.M.J

Stem Cells and Development 21 (2012). DOI: 10.1089/scd.2012.0189


Thermodynamics of water confined in porous calcium-silicate-hydrates

Bonnaud P.A., Ji Q., Coasne B., Pellenq R.J.M., Van Vliet K. J.

Langmuir 28 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/la301738p


Macromolecular crowding directs extracellular matrix organization and mesenchymal stem cell behavior

Zeiger A.S., Loe F.C., Li R., Raghunath M., Van Vliet K.J.

PLoS One 7 (2012). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037904


Set in stone? A perspective on the concrete sustainability challenge

Van Vliet K.J., Pellenq R., Buehler M.J., Grossman J.C., Jennings H., Ulm F.J., Yip S.

MRS Bulletin 37 (2012). DOI: 10.1557/mrs.2012.55


Nanomechanical quantification of elastic, plastic, and fracture properties of LiCoO2

Qu M., Woodford W.H., Maloney J.M., Carter W.C., Chiang Y.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Energy Materials 2 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201200107


Mechanical resuscitation of chemical oscillations in Belousov-Zhabotinsky gels

Chen I.C., Kuksenok O., Yashin V.V., Balazs A.C., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Functional Materials 22 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201103036


Reversible mechanism for spin crossover in transition-metal cyanides

Kabir M., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review B 85 (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.054431


From macro- to microscale poroelastic characterization of polymeric hydrogels via indentation

Kalcioglu Z.I., Mahmoodian R., Hu Y., Suo Z., Van Vliet K.J.

Soft Matter 8 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2sm06825g


Modeling the making and breaking of bonds as an elastic microcapsule moves over a compliant substrate

Maresov E.A., Kolmakov G.V., Yashin V.V., Van Vliet K.J., Balazs A.C.

Soft Matter 8 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/C1SM05952A



Quantifying plasticity-independent creep compliance and relaxation of viscoelastoplastic materials under contact loading

Vandamme M., Tweedie C.A., Constantinides G., Ulm F., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Materials Research 27 (2011). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2011.302


Plasticity-induced oxidation reactivity on Ni(100) studied by scanning tunneling spectroscopy

Herbert F.W., Van Vliet K.J., Yildiz B.

MRS Communications 2 (2011). DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2011.17


Comparison of computational water models for simulation of calcium–silicate–hydrate

Ji Q., Pellenq R., Van Vliet K.J.

Computational Materials Science 53 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2011.08.024


Tailoring and probing particle-polymer interactions in PMMA/silica nanocomposites

Qu M., Meth J. S., Blackman G. S., Cohen G. M., Sharp K. G., Van Vliet K. J.

Soft Matter 7 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/c1sm05668a


High-throughput cell cycle synchronization using inertial forces in spiral microchannels

Lee W.C., Bhagat A.A., Huang S., Van Vliet K.J., Han J., Lim C.T.

Lab on a Chip 11 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/c0lc00579g


Prediction of elastic properties for polymer–particle nanocomposites exhibiting an interphase

Deng F., Van Vliet K.J.

Nanotechnology 22 (2011). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/22/16/165703


Dynamic impact indentation of hydrated biological tissues and tissue surrogate gels

Kalcioglu Z.I., Qu M., Strawhecker K.E., Shazly T., Edelman E., Van Landingham M.R., Smith J.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Philosophical Magazine 91 (2011). DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2010.512574


Acidic extracellular pH promotes activation of integrin αvβ3

Paradise R.K., Lauffenburger D.A., Van Vliet K.J.

PLoS One 6 (2011). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015746


Shape- and size-dependent patterns in self-oscillating polymer gels

Chen I.C., Kuksenok O., Yashin V.V., Moslin R.M., Balazs A.C., Van Vliet K.J.

Soft Matter 7 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/c0sm01007c


Nanoscale visualization and multiscale mechanical implications of bound rubber interphase in rubber-carbon black nanocomposites

Qu M., Deng F., Kalkhoran S., Gouldstone A., Robisson A., Van Vliet K. J.

Soft Matter 7 (2011). DOI: 10.1039/c0sm00645a


Tuning adhesion failure strength for tissue-specific applications

Artzi N., Zeiger A.S., Boehning F., Bon Ramos A., Van Vliet K.J., Edelman E.R.

Acta Biomaterialia 7 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2010.07.008


Studying cell rolling trajectories on asymmetric receptor patterns

Lee C.H., Bose S., Van Vliet K.J., Karp J., Karnik R.

Journal of Visualized Experiments 48 (2011). DOI: 10.3791/2640


Marrow-derived stem cell motility in 3D synthetic scaffold is governed by geometry along with adhesivity and stiffness

Peyton S., Kalcioglu Z.I., Runkle A., Van Vliet K.J., Lauffenburger D.A., Griffith, L.J

Biotechnology and Bioengineering 108 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/bit.23027

Autocrine-controlled formation and function of tissue-like aggregates by primary hepatocytes in micropatterned hydrogel arrays

Williams C., Mehta G., Zeiger A.S., Van Vliet K.J., Griffith L.J.

Tissue Engineering Part A 7 (2011). DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2010.0398

Compositional dependence of Young’s moduli for amorphous Cu-Zr films measured using combinatorial deposition on microscale cantilever arrays

Guo Q.A., Zhang L., Zeiger A.S., Van Vliet K.J., Thompson C.V.

Scripta Materialia 64 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2010.08.061

Examining lateral displacement of HL60 cells rolling on asymmetric P-selectin patterns

Lee C.H., Van Vliet K.J., Karp J., Karnik R.

Langmuir 27 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/la102871m


The anti-angiogenic peptide, Loop 6, binds IGF-IR

Fernandez C.A., Roy R., Lee S., Yang J., Panigrahy D., Van Vliet K.J., Moses M.A.

Journal of Biological Chemistry 285 (2010). DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.166439

Calpain- and talin-dependent control of microvascular pericyte contractility and cellular stiffness

Kotecki M., Zeiger A.S., Van Vliet K.J., Herman I.M.

Microvascular Research 80 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.mvr.2010.07.012

Augmentation of postswelling surgical sealant potential of adhesive hydrogels

Shazly T.M., Baker A.B., Naber J.R., Kalcioglu Z.I., Van Vliet K.J., Edelman E.R.

Journal of Biomedical Research A 95 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.32942

Mesenchymal stem cell mechanics from the attached to the suspended state

Maloney J.M., Nikova D., Lautenschlager F., Clarke E., Langer R.L., Guck J., Van Vliet K.J.

Biophysical Journal 99 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.08.052

Photoelectrochemical complexes for solar energy conversion that chemically and autonomously regenerate

Ham J.H., Choi J.H., Boghossian A.A., Jeng E.S., Graff R.A., Heller D.A., Chang A.C., Mattis A., Bayburt T.H., Grinkova Y.V., Zeiger A.S., Van Vliet K.J., Hobbie E.K., Sligar S.G., Wraight C.A., Strano M.S.

Nature Chemistry 2 (2010). DOI: 10.1038/nchem.822

Effects of vacancy-solute clusters on diffusivity in metastable Fe-C alloys

Kabir M., Lau T., Lin X., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review B82 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.134112

Combinatorial development of biomaterials for clonal growth of human pluripotent stem cells

Mei Y., Saha K., Bogatyrev S.R., Yang J., Hook A.L., Kalcioglu I., Cho S., Mitalipova M., Pyzocha N., Rojas F., Van Vliet K.J., Davies M.C., Alexander M.R., Langer R., Jaenisch R. Anderson D.G.

Nature Materials 9 (2010). DOI: 10.1038/nmat2812

Pericyte actomyosin-mediated contraction at the cell-material interface can modulate the microvascular niche

Lee S., Zeiger A., Maloney J.M., Kotecki M., Van Vliet K.J., Herman I.M.

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22 (2010). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/22/19/194115

Genetically engineered phage fibers and coatings for antibacterial applications

Mao J.Y., Belcher A.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Functional Materials 20 (2010). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200900782

Does microstructure matter for statistical nanoindentation techniques?

Ulm F.J., Vandamme M., Jennings H.M., Constantinides G., Van Vliet K.J.

Cement and Concrete Composites 32 (2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2009.08.007

Predicting polymer nanofiber interactions via molecular simulations

Buell S., Rutledge G.C., Van Vliet K.J.

ACS Applied Materials Interfaces 2 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/am1000135


Atomistic examination of the unit processes and vacancy-dislocation interaction in dislocation climb

Lau T.T., Lin X., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J.

Scripta Materialia 60 (2009). DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2008.11.019

Hydrogen-vacancy interactions in Fe-C alloys

Monasterio P.R., Lau T.T., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review Letters 103 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.085501

Mechanical properties of glassy polyethylene nanofibers via molecular dynamics simulations

Buell S., Van Vliet K.J., Rutledge G.C.

Macromolecules 42 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ma900250y

Design of antibacterial surfaces and interfaces: polyelectrolyte multilayers as a multifunctional platform

Lichter J.A., Van Vliet K.J., Rubner M.F.

Macromolecules 42 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ma901356s

Stop-flow lithography for the production of shape-evolving degradable microgel particles

Hwang D.K., Oakey J., Toner M., Arthur J.A., Anseth K.S., Lee S., Zeiger A., Van Vliet K.J., Doyle P.S.

Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/ja809256d

Characterizing rare-event property distributions via replicate molecular dynamics simulations of proteins

Krishnan R., Walton E.B., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of the Molecular Modeling 15 (2009). DOI: 10.1007/s00894-009-0504-3

Correlating the mechanical and surface properties with the composition of triblock copoly(2-oxazoline)s

Kranenburg J.M., Thijs H.M.L., Tweedie C.A., Hoeppener S., Wiesbrock F., Hoogenboom R., Van Vliet K.J., Schubert U.S.

Journal of the Materials Chemistry 19 (2009). DOI: 10.1039/b814587c

Quantitative impact testing of energy dissipation at surfaces

Constantinides G., Tweedie C.A., Savva N., Smith J.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Experimental Mechanics 49 (2009). DOI: 10.1007/s11340-008-9198-1

Modulation of hepatocyte phenotype in vitro via chemomechanical tuning of polyelectrolyte multilayers

Chen A.A., Khetani S.R., Lee S., Bhatia S.N., Van Vliet K.J.

Biomaterials 30 (2009). DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.10.055

Challenges and progress in high-throughput screening of polymer mechanical properties by indentation

Kranenburg J.M., Tweedie C.A., Van Vliet K.J., Schubert U.S.

Advanced Materials 21 (2009). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200803538

Electrochemically controlled swelling and mechanical properties of a polymer nanocomposite

Schmidt D.J., Cebeci F.C., Kalcioglu Z.I., Wyman S.G., Ortiz C., Van Vliet K.J., Hammond P.T.

ACS Nano 3 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/nn900526c

Controlling chemical oscillations in heterogeneous Belousov-Zhabotinsky gels via mechanical strain

Yashin V.V., Van Vliet K.J., Balazs A.C.

Physical Review E 79 (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.046214

A realistic molecular model of cement hydrates

Pellenq R.J.M., Kushima A., Shahsavari R., Van Vliet K.J., Buehler M.J., Yip S., Ulm F.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (2009). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0902180106


Chemomechanics of complex materials: challenges and opportunities in predictive kinetic timescales

Van Vliet K.J.

Scientific Modeling and Simulation 15 (2008). DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9741-6_7

Influence of finite thickness and stiffness on cellular adhesion-induced deformation of compliant substrata

Maloney J., Walton E., Bruce C., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review E 78 (2008). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.041923

Quantifying deformation and energy dissipation of polymeric surfaces under localized impact

Constantinides G., Tweedie C., Holbrook D., Barragan P., Smith J., Van Vliet K.J.

Materials Science and Engineering A 489 (2008). DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2007.12.044

Probing mechanical properties of fully hydrated gels and biological tissues

Constantinides G., Kalcioglu I., McFarland M., Smith J., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Biomechanics 41 (2008). DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.015

Modeling and simulation of chemomechanics at the cell-matrix interface

Krishnan R., Oommen B., Walton E.B., Maloney J.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Cell Adhesion and Migration 2 (2008). DOI: 10.4161/cam.2.2.6154

Substrata mechanical stiffness can regulate adhesion of viable bacteria

Lichter J.A., Thompson M.T., Delgadillo M., Nishikawa T., Rubner M.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Biomacromolecules 9 (2008). DOI: 10.1021/bm701430y

Characterization of mineralized collagen–glycosaminoglycan scaffolds for bone regeneration

Kanungo B.P., Silva E., Van Vliet K.J., Gibson L.J.

Acta Biomaterialia 4 (2008). DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2008.01.003

Extending Bell’s model: how force transducer stiffness alters measured unbinding forces and kinetics of molecular complexes

Walton E.B., Lee S., Van Vliet K.J.

Biophysical Journal 94 (2008). DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.107.114454


Molecular dynamics simulation of size-dependent structural and thermal properties of polymer nanofibers

Curgul S., Van Vliet K.J., Rutledge G.

Macromolecules 40 (2007). DOI: 10.1021/ma0714666

Synthesis and structure-property relationships of random and block copolymers: a direct comparison for copoly(2-oxazoline)s

Fijten M.W.M., Kranenburg J.M., Thijs H.M.L., Paulus R.M., van Lankvelt B.M., de Hullu J., Spingintveld M., Thielen K.J.G., Tweedie C.A., Hoogenboom R., Van Vliet K.J., Schubert U.S.

Macromolecules 40 (2007). DOI: 10.1021/ma070720r

Enhanced stiffness of amorphous polymer surfaces under confinement of localized contact loads

Tweedie C.A., Constantinides G., Lehman K.E., Brill D.J., Blackman G.S., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Materials 19 (2007). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200602846

Elastic moduli for a diblock copoly(2-oxazoline) library obtained by highthroughput screening

Kranenburg J.M., Tweedie C.A., Hoogenboom R., Wiesbrock F., Thijs H.M.L., Hendriks C.E., Van Vliet K.J., Schubert U.S.

Journal of Materials Chemistry 17 (2007). DOI: 10.1039/B701945A

Dealing with imperfection: quantifying potential length scale artefacts from nominally spherical indenter probes

Constantinides G., Silva E.C.C.M., Blackman G.S., Van Vliet K.J.

Nanotechnology 18 (2007). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/18/30/305503

Chemomechanical mapping of ligand-receptor binding kinetics on cells

Lee S.Y., Mandic J., Van Vliet K.J.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104 (2007). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0702668104

Many-body potential for point defect clusters in Fe-C alloys

Lau T.T., Först C.J., Lin X. Gale J.D., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review Letters 98 (2007). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.215501

Weaving genetically engineered functionality into mechanically robust virus fibers

Chiang C.Y., Mello C.M., Gu J., Silva E.C.C.M., Belcher A.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Materials 19 (2007). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200602262

Multiscale creep compliance of epoxy networks at elevated temperatures

Juliano T., Van Landingham M.L., Tweedie C.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Experimental Mechanics 47 (2007). DOI: 10.1007/s11340-006-8276-5


Equilibration of experimentally determined protein structures for molecular dynamics simulation

Walton E.B., Van Vliet K.J.

Physical Review E 74 (2006). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.74.061901

On the indentation recovery and fleeting hardness of polymers

Tweedie C.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Materials Research 21 (2006). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2006.0377

Robust approach to maximize the range and accuracy of force application in atomic force microscopes with nonlinear position-sensitive detectors

Silva E.C.C.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Nanotechnology 17 (2006). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/17/21/038

A combinatorial library of photocrosslinkable and degradable materials

Anderson D., Tweedie C.A., Hossain N., Navarro S.M., Brey D.M., Van Vliet K.J., Langer R., Burdick J.A.

Advanced Materials 18 (2006). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200600529

Grid indentation analysis of composite microstructure and mechanics: Principles and validation

Constantinides G., Ravi Chandran K.S., Ulm F. J., Van Vliet K.J.

Materials Science and Engineering A 18 (2006). DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2006.05.125

Contact creep compliance of viscoelastic materials via nanoindentation

Tweedie C.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Materials Research 21 (2006). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2006.0197

Probing drug-cell interactions

Van Vliet K.J., Hinterdorfer P.

Nano Today 1 (2006). DOI: 10.1016/S1748-0132(06)70076-7

Biochemical functionalization of polyelectrolyte multilayers can alter mechanical compliance

Thompson M.T., Berg M.C., Lichter J., Tobias I.S., Rubner M.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Biomacromolecules 7 (2006). DOI: 10.1021/bm060146b

Point defect concentrations in metastable Fe-C alloys

Först C., Slycke J., Van Vliet K.J., Yip S.

Physical Reviews Letter 96 (2006). DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.96.175501

Effects of nanoscale thickness and elastic nonlinearity on measured mechanical properties of polymeric films

Oommen B., Van Vliet K.J.

Thin Solid Films 513 (2006). DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2006.01.069

Size effects on the stiffness of silica nanowires

Silva E.C.C.M., Tong L., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J.

Small 2 (2006). DOI: 10.1002/smll.200500311


Combinatorial material mechanics: High-throughput polymer synthesis and nanomechanical screening

Tweedie C.A., Anderson D.G., Langer R., Van Vliet K.J.

Advanced Materials 17 (2005). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200501142

Tuning compliance of polyelectrolyte multilayers to modulate cell adhesion

Thompson M.T., Berg M.C., Tobias I.S., Rubner M.F., Van Vliet K.J.

Biomaterials 26 (2005). DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2005.05.003

Predicting in vivo failure of pseudoelastic NiTi devices under low cycle, high amplitude fatigue

Young J.M., Van Vliet K.J.

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 72B (2005). DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.30113


Endothelial cells as mechanical transducers: Effects of cyclic strain on enzymatic activity and organization

Shukla A., Dunn A.R., Moses M.A., Van Vliet K.J.

Mechanics and Chemistry of Biosystems 1 (2004).

Direct measurement of indentation frame compliance

Van Vliet K.J., Prchlik L., Smith J.F.

Journal of Materials Research 19 (2004). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2004.19.1.325

Predictive modeling of nanoindentation-induced homogeneous dislocation nucleation in copper

Zhu Z., Li J., Van Vliet K.J., Ogata S., Suresh S., Yip S.

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 52 (2004). DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2003.07.006

Elastic criterion for dislocation nucleation

Li J., Zhu T., Yip S., Van Vliet K.J., Suresh S.

Materials Science and Engineering A 365 (2004). DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2003.09.003


The biomechanics toolbox: Experimental approaches for living cells and biomolecules

Van Vliet K.J., Bao G., Suresh S.

Acta Materialia 51 (2003). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2003.09.001

Quantifying the early stages of plasticity through nanoscale experiments and simulations

Van Vliet K.J., Li J., Zhu T., Yip S., Suresh S.

Physical Review B 67 (2003). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.67.104105

Model experiments for direct visualization of grain boundary deformation in nanocrystalline metals

Van Vliet K.J., Tsikata S., Suresh S.

Applied Physics Letters 83 (2003). DOI: 10.1063/1.1597417

Size effects on the onset of plastic deformation during nanoindentation

Choi Y., Van Vliet K.J., Li J., Suresh S.

Journal of Applied Physics 94 (2003). DOI: 10.1063/1.1615702

On the use of nanoindentation for cementitious materials

Constantinides G., Ulm F.J., Van Vliet K.J.

Materials and Structures 36 (2003). DOI: 10.1007/BF02479557


Atomistic mechanisms governing elastic limit and incipient plasticity in crystals

Li J., Van Vliet K.J., Zhu T., Yip S., Suresh S.

Nature 418 (2002). DOI: 10.1038/nature00865

Simulation of cyclic normal indentation of crystal surfaces using the bubble-raft model

Van Vliet K.J., Suresh S.

Philosophical Magazine A 82 (2002). DOI: 10.1080/01418610208235711


Nanoindentation: Simulation of defect nucleation in a crystal

Gouldstone A., Van Vliet K.J.

Nature 411 (2001). DOI: 10.1038/35079687

Mechanical properties of thin films quantified via instrumented indentation

Van Vliet K.J., Gouldstone A.

Nature 411 (2001). DOI: 10.1179/026708401101517737