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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A finite-element approach to evaluating the size effects of complex nanostructures

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

Royal Society Open Science 3 (12), 160625, 2016




Maximizing the effective Young’s modulus of a composite material by exploiting the Poisson effect

K Long, X Du, S Xu, YM Xie

Composite Structures 153, 593-600, 2016




A kirigami approach to forming a synthetic buckliball

S Lin, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou

Scientific Reports 6 (1), 1-9, 2016




Concurrent topological design of composite thermoelastic macrostructure and microstructure with multi-phase material for maximum stiffness

B Xu, X Huang, SW Zhou, YM Xie

Composite Structures 150, 84-102, 2016




Dynamic response reliability based topological optimization of continuum structures involving multi-phase materials

B Xu, L Zhao, W Li, J He, YM Xie

Composite Structures 149, 134-144, 2016




Lattice Ti structures with low rigidity but compatible mechanical strength: Design of implant materials for trabecular bone

WM Chen, YM Xie, G Imbalzano, J Shen, S Xu, SJ Lee, PVS Lee

International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing 17 (6), 793-799, 2016




Energy absorption of thin-walled tubes with pre-folded origami patterns: Numerical simulation and experimental verification

K Yang, S Xu, J Shen, S Zhou, YM Xie

Thin-Walled Structures 103, 33-44, 2016




A simple auxetic tubular structure with tuneable mechanical properties

X Ren, J Shen, A Ghaedizadeh, H Tian, YM Xie

Smart Materials and Structures 25 (6), 065012, 2016




Two-scale dynamic optimal design of composite structures in the time domain using equivalent static loads

B Xu, X Huang, YM Xie

Composite Structures 142, 335-345, 2016




A new approach based on strain sensitivity for reinforcement optimization in slope stability problems

M Yazdanpanah, G Ren, YM Xie, M Wasim

Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 34 (2), 713-724, 2016




Concurrent topology optimization for minimizing frequency responses of two-level hierarchical structures

WM Vicente, ZH Zuo, R Pavanello, TKL Calixto, R Picelli, YM Xie

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 301, 116-136, 2016




Design of lattice structures with controlled anisotropy

S Xu, J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang, YM Xie

Materials & Design 93, 443-447, 2016




Topological design and additive manufacturing of porous metals for bone scaffolds and orthopaedic implants: A review

X Wang, S Xu, S Zhou, W Xu, M Leary, P Choong, M Qian, M Brandt, YM Xie

Biomaterials 83, 127-141, 2016




On the shape transformation of cone scales

S Lin, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou

Soft Matter 12 (48), 9797-9802, 2016




Tuning the performance of metallic auxetic metamaterials by using buckling and plasticity

A Ghaedizadeh, J Shen, X Ren, YM Xie

Materials 9 (54), 1-17, 2016




Layout optimization of continuum structures considering the probabilistic and fuzzy directional uncertainty of applied loads based on the cloud model

J Liu, G Wen, YM Xie

Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 53 (1), 81-100, 2016


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