Selected publications by members of the CISM are given below. If you are unable to obtain a copy from your library or the Internet, you may contact us by emailing

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Improving cracking and drying shrinkage properties of cement mortar by adding chemically treated luffa fibres

Y Tong, S Zhao, J Ma, L Wang, Y Zhang, Y Gao, YM Xie

Construction and Building Materials 71, 327-333     , 2014


Topology optimization of compliant mechanisms with desired structural stiffness

X Huang, Y Li, SW Zhou, YM Xie

Engineering Structures 79, 13-21, 2014

Designing orthotropic materials for negative or zero compressibility

YM Xie, X Yang, J Shen, X Yan, A Ghaedizadeh, J Rong, X Huang, S Zhou

International Journal of Solids and Structures 51 (23-24), 4038-4051, 2014

Evolutionary topology optimization of continuum structures with a global displacement control

ZH Zuo, YM Xie

Computer-Aided Design 56, 58-67, 2014

Towards ultra-stiff materials: surface effects on nanoporous materials

D Lu, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou

Applied Physics Letters 105 (10), 101903, 2014

Evolutionary topology optimization of hinge-free compliant mechanisms

Y Li, X Huang, YM Xie, SW Zhou

International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 86, 69-75, 2014




Topological design of microstructures of multi-phase materials for maximum stiffness or thermal conductivity

A Radman, X Huang, YM Xie

Computational Materials Science 91, 266-273, 2014




Simple cubic three‐dimensional auxetic metamaterials

J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang, YM Xie

Physica Status Solidi (b) 251 (8), 1515-1522, 2014




Water-responsive rapid recovery of natural cellular material

J Shen, YM Xie, S Zhou, X Huang, D Ruan

Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 34, 283-293, 2014




Underground excavation shape optimization considering material nonlinearities

G Ren, ZH Zuo, YM Xie, JV Smith

Computers and Geotechnics 58, 81-87, 2014




Application of topological optimisation technology to bridge design

YM Xie, ZH Zuo, X Huang, T Black, P Felicetti

Structural Engineering International 24 (2), 185-191, 2014




Design of fishnet metamaterials with broadband negative refractive index in the visible spectrum

S Zhou, S Townsend, YM Xie, X Huang, J Shen, Q Li

Optics Letters 39 (8), 2415-2418, 2014




Computational simulations of bone remodeling under natural mechanical loading or muscle malfunction using evolutionary structural optimization method

H Latifi, YM Xie, X Huang, M Bilgen

Engineering 6, 113-126, 2014




Concurrent topology optimization of structures and their composite microstructures

X Yan, X Huang, Y Zha, YM Xie

Computers & Structures 133, 103-110, 2014




Maximizing the effective stiffness of laminate composite materials

ZH Zuo, YM Xie

Computational Materials Science 83, 57-63, 2014




Maximizing stiffness of functionally graded materials with prescribed variation of thermal conductivity

A Radman, X Huang, YM Xie

Computational Materials Science 82, 457-463, 2014




Conceptual design of buildings subjected to wind load by using topology optimization

J Tang, YM Xie, P Felicetti

Wind and Structures 18 (1), 21-35, 2014