Publications and Papers


Selected publications:
Books and book chapters
1.             Chen, Y.-H. & Lu, T.J., Cracks and Fracture in Piezoelectric Ceramics. In Hassan Aref and Erik van der Giessen, editors: Advances in Applied Mechanics, Vol. 39, Burlington: Academic Press, 2002, pp. 127-221.
2.             Dupere, I.D.J., Dowling, A.P. & Lu, T.J., Acoustic Properties, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (Paolo Colombo and Michael Scheffler, Eds.), Chapter 4.5, pp. 381-399, WILEY-VCH, Weinheim, 2004.
3.             Xu, F. & Lu, T.J., Skin Biothermomechanics: Modeling and Experimental Characterization, in Hassan Aref and Erik van der Giessen, editors: Advances in Applied Mechanics, Vol. 43, Burlington: Academic Press, 2009, pp. 147-248.
4.             Kim, T., Song, S.J. & Lu, T.J., Flow & Heat Transfer Measurement Techniques, Xian Jiaotong University Press, 2009.
5.             Xu, F. & Lu, T.J., Introduction to Skin Biothermomechanics and Thermal Pain, Springer/Science Press, 2010.
6.             Hu, J., Xu, F., Lu, T.J. & Bai, B.F., Paper based microfluidics for point of care diagnostics, in The Design and Manufacture of Medical Devices, edited by J.P. Davim, Biohealthcare Publishing (Oxford) Limited, U.K., 2012.
7.             Lin, M., Xu, F., Lu, T.J., Bai, B.F. & Genin, G., Thermal pain in tooth: heat transfer, thermomechanics, and ion transport,in Transport in Biological Media, edited by A. Kuznetsov and S. Becker, Elsevier, 2013.
8.             Lu, T.J. & Xin, F.X., Vibroacoustics of Lightweight Sandwich Structures, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2014.
9.             Han, Y.L., Huang, G.Y., Fan, X.X., Li, F., Wang, P.F., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., High-throughput imaging methodologies for biomechanical testing, in CRC Handbook of Imaging in Biological Mechanics, CRC Press, 2014.
Journal papers
Biomechanics and bioengineering
1.             Xu, F., T. Wen, Lu, T.J. & K.A. Seffen, “Biothermomechanics of skin tissues”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids56, 1852-1884, 2008.
2.             Xu, F., Lu, T.J. & K.A. Seffen, “Biothermomechanical behavior of skin tissue” (Invited contribution), Acta Mechanica Sinica, 24(1), 1-23, 2008. (Top 10 most downloaded AMS articles of all time).
3.             Xu, F., T. Wen, K.A. Seffen & Lu, T.J., “Non-Fourier analysis of skin thermomechanics”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 51, 2237-2259, 2008.
4.             Xu, F., Lu, T.J., K.A. Seffen & E.Y.K. Ng, “Bioheat transfer of skin tissue”, Applied Mechanics Review, 62(5),050801, 2009.
5.             Lin, M., Xu, F., Lu, T.J. & Bai, B.F., “A review of heat transfer in human tooth - experimental characterization and mathematical modeling”, Dental Mater., 26(6), 501-513, 2010. ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles, 2010
6.             Lin, M., Luo, Z.Y., Xu, F., Bai, B.F. & Lu, T.J., “Analysis of thermal-induced dentinal fluid flow and its implications in dental thermal pain”, Achieve of Oral Biology 56(9): 846-854, 2011.
7.             Guo, Y.Q., Xu, F., Lu, T.J., Duan, Z.F. & Zhang, Z., “Interleukin-6 signaling pathway in targeted therapy for cancer”, Cancer Treatment Reviews (IF 6.8) 38(7), 904-910, 2012. (ESI high cited paper)
8.             Lin, M., Zhao, Y., Wang, S.Q., Liu, M., Duan Z.F., Chen, Y.M., Xu, F. & Lu, T.J., “Recent advances in synthesis and surface modification of lanthanide-doped upconversion nanoparticles for biomedical applications”, Biotechology Advances (IF = 9.6) 30(6), 1551-1561, 2012. (ESI high cited paper)
9.             Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Zhang, X.H., Li, B.Q., Chen, Y.M., Lu, T.L., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Magnetic hydrogels and their potential biomedical applications”, Advanced Functional Mater. (IF 10.179) 23(6), 660-672, 2013. (ESI high cited paper)
10.         Han, Y.L., Wang, W.Q., Hu, J., Huang, G.Y., Wang, S.Q., Lee, W.G., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Benchtop fabrication of three-dimensional reconfigurable microfluidic devices from paper/polymer composite”, Lab on a Chip (IF 5.697) 13(24), 4745-4749, 2013.
11.         Hu, J., Wang, L., Li, F., Han, Y.L., Lin, M., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Oligonucleotide-linked gold nanoparticle aggregates for enhanced sensitivity in lateral flow assays”, Lab on a Chip (IF 5.697) 13(22), 4352-4357, 2013.
12.         Hu, J., Wang, S.Q., Wang, L., Li, F., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Advances in paper-based point-of-care diagnostics”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (一区,IF 5.437) 54, 585-597, 2014 (ESI high cited paper)
13.         Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Zhang, X.H., Du, Y.N., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Engineering cell alignment in vitro”, Biotechnology Advances (IF 9.599) 32(2), 347-365, 2014.
14.         Lin, M., Genin, G., Xu, F. & Lu, T.J., “Thermal pain in theeth: electrophysiology governed by thermomechanics”, Appl. Mech. Rev. 66(3), 030801, 2014.
15.         Han, Y.L., Wang, S.Q., Zhang, X.H., Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Qi, H., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Engineering physical microenvironment for stem cell based regenerative medicine”, Drug Discovery Today (IF 6.55) 19(6), 763-773, 2014.
16.         Lin, M., Zhao, Y., Liu, M., Qiu, M.S., Dong, Y.Q., Duan, Z.F., Li, Y.H., Pingguan-Murphy, B., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Synthesis of upconversion NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+ particles with enhanced luminescent intensity through control of morphology and phase”, J. Mater. Chem. C 2(19), 3671-3676, 2014. (Front cover article)
17.         Feng, A.L., You, M.L., Tian, L.M., Singamaneni, S., Liu, M., Duan, Z.F., Lu, T.J., Xu, F. & Lin, M., “Distance-dependent plasmon-enhanced fluorescence of upconversion nanoparticles using polyelectrolyte multilayers as tunable spacers”,Scientific Reports (IF 5.078) 5, 7779, 2015. (ESI high cited paper)
18.         Wang, L., Li, Y.H., Chen, B., Liu, S.B., Li, M.X., Zheng, L., Wang, P.F., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Patterning cellular alignment through stretching hydrogels with programmable strain gradients”,ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces (IF 5.90) 7(27), 15088-15097, 2015.
19.         Wang, L., Qiu, M.S., Yang, Q.Z., Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Lin, M., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Fabrication of microscale hydrogels with tailored microstructures based on liquid bridge phenomenon", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfacses (front cover article) 7(21), 11134-11140, 2015.
20.         Zhao, H.X., Zhang, X.H., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Recent advances in electrospun nanofibrous scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering”,Adv. Funct. Mater. (IF=11.805) 25(36), 5726-5738, 2015.
21.         Li, Y.H., Poon, C.T., Li, M.X., Lu, T.J., Pingguan-Murphy, B. & Xu, F., “Chinese noodle inspired muscle myofiber regeneration”,Adv. Funct. Mater. (IF=11.805) 25(37), 5999-6008, 2015.
22.         Lin, M., Gao, Y., Hornicek, F., Xu, F., Lu, T.J., Amiji M. & Duan, Z.F., “Near-infrared light activated delivery platform for cancer therapy”,Advances in Colloid and Interface Science (IF 7.77) 226, 123-137, 2015.
23.         Wang, L., Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Zhang, X.H., Pingguan-Murphy, B., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Hydrogel-based methods for engineering cellular microenvironment with spatiotemporal gradients", Critical Reviews in Biotechnology (IF 5.1) 36(3), 553-565, 2016.
24.         Hu, J., Cui, X.Y., Gong, Y., Xu, X.Y., Gao, B., Wen, T., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Portable microfluidic and smartphone-based devices for monitoring of cardiovascular diseases at the point of care”,Biotechnology Advances (IF 9.015) 34(3), 305-320, 2016.
25.         Cagang, A., Abidi, I., Tyagi, A., Hu, B., Feng Xu, Lu, T.J. & Luo, Z.T., “Graphene-based field effect transistor in two-dimensional paper networks”, Analytica Chimica Acta 917, 101-106, 2016.
26.         Li, Y.H., Huang, G.Y., Li, M.X., Genin, G.M., Lu, T.J. & Xu, F., “Magnetically-actuated cell-laden microscale hydrogels for probing strain-induced cell responses in three dimensions”,NPG Asia Materials (IF 10.118), 2016, in press.
27.         Zhou, L.H., Liu, S.B., Wang, P.F., Lu, T.J., Xu, F., Genin, G., Lu, T.J. & Pickard, P.G., “The arabidopsis trichome is an active mechanosensory switch”,Plant Cell & Environment (IF 6.960), 2016, in press.

Constitutive laws
28.         Chen, C., Lu, T.J. & Fleck, N.A., '‘Effect of imperfections on the yielding of two-dimensional foams’, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 47, 2235-2272, 1999.
29.         Chen, C. & Lu, T.J., 'A phenomenological framework of constitutive modelling for incompressible and compressible elasto-plastic solids', Int. J. Solids Struc. 37, 7769-7786, 2000.
30.         Chen, Y.-H. & Lu, T.J., "Recent developments in invariant integrals", Appl. Mech. Review 56(5), 515-552, 2003.
31.         Hu, G.K., Liu, X.N. & Lu, T.J., “A variational method for nonlinear micropolar composites”, Mech. Mater. 37, 407-425, 2005.
32.         Zhao KJ, Chen C, Shen YP, Lu TJ. Molecular dynamics study of nano-void growth in face-centered cubic single crystal copper. Computational Materials Science 46, 749-754, 2009.
33.         Li, B.C., Zhao, G.P. & Lu, T.J., "A double degree freedom mass-spring-damper-foam collision model for low velocity impact," ASME J. Appl. Mech. 79(5), 051021, 2012.
34.         Liu, X.R., Tian, X.G., Lu, T.J., Zhou, D.Q. & Liang, B., "Blast resistance of sandwich-walled hollow cylinders with graded metallic foam cores," Comp. Struc. 94, 2485-2493, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.02.029
35.         Jin, M.Z., Chen, C. & Lu, T.J., ‘The mechanical behavior of porous metal fiber sintered sheets’, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 61(1), 161-174, 2013.
36.         Ni, C.Y., Li, Y.C., Xin, F.X., Jin, F. & Lu, T.J., ‘Ballistic resistance of hybrid-cored sandwich plates: numerical and experimental assessment’, Composites A46, 69-79, 2013.   
37.         Yan, L.L., Yu, B., Han, B., Chen, C.Q., Zhang, Q.C. & Lu, T.J., "Compressive strength and energy absorption of sandwich panels with aluminum foam-filled corrugated cores," Comp. Sci. Tech. 86, 142-148, 2013.
38.         Yan, L.L., Han, B., Chen, C.Q., Zhang, Q.C. & Lu, T.J., "Three-point bending of sandwich beams with aluminum foam-filled corrugated cores," Mater. Design. 60, 510-519, 2014.
39.         Han, B., Xu, Y., Yu, B., Chen, C.Q., Zhang, Q.C. & Lu, T.J., "Foam filling radically enhances transverse shear response of corrugated sandwich plates," Mater. Design 77, 132-141, 2015.
40.         Yu, B., Yan, L.L., Han, B., Zhang, Q.C., Chen, C.Q., Jin, F. & Lu, T.J., "Dynamic crushing of all-metallic corrugated panels filled with close-celled aluminum foams," ASME J. Appl. Mech. 82(1), 011006, 2015.
41.         Han, B., Qin, K.K., Yu, B., Zhang, Q.C., Chen, C.Q. & Lu, T.J., "Design optimization of foam-reinforced corrguated sandwich beams," Comp. Struc. 130, 51-62, 2015.
42.         Ni, C.Y., Hou, R., Xia, H.Y, Zhang, Q.C., Wang, W.B., Cheng, Z.H., & Lu, T.J., ‘Perforation resistance of corrugated metallic sandwich plates filled with reactive powder concrete: Experiment and simulation’, Comp. Struc. 127, 426-435, 2015.   
43.         Yu, B., Han, B., Su, P.B., Ni, C.Y., Zhang, Q.C. & Lu, T.J., " Graded square honeycomb as sandwich core for enhanced mechanical performance," Mater. Design 89, 642-652, 2016.
44.         Han, B., Qin, K.K., Yu, B., Wang, B., Zhang, Q.C. & Lu, T.J., "Honeycomb-corrugation hybrid as a novel sandwich core for significantly enhanced compressive performance," Mater. Design 93, 271-282, 2016.
Fracture mechanics
45.         Chow, C.L. & Lu, T.J., 'On evolution laws of anisotropic damage', Eng. Frac. Mech. 34, 679-701, 1989.
46.         Lu, T.J., Xia, Z.C. & Hutchinson, J.W., 'Delamination of beams under transverse shear and bending', Mater. Sci. Eng. A188, 102-113, 1994.
47.         Lu, T.J., 'Crack branching in all-oxide ceramic composites', J. Amer. Ceram. Soc. 79, 266-274, 1996.
48.         Chen, C., Lu, T.J. & Fleck, N.A., “The mode I crack growth resistance of metallic foams”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 49, 231-259, 2001.
49.         Wang, F., Huang, P. & Lu, T.J., “Surface-effect territory in small volume creep deformation”, J. Mater. Res. 24(11), 3277-3285, 2010.
50.         Huang, P., Wang, F., Xu, M., Xu, K.W. & Lu, T.J., “The dependence of strain rate sensitivity upon deformed-microstructures in nanocrystalline Cu”, Acta Mater. 58(15), 5196-5205, 2010.
51.         Xiong, Q.L., Tian, X.G. & Lu, T.J., “Atomistic modeling of electron relaxation effect on femtosecond laser-induced ablation and spallation of gold films”, J. Appl. Phys. 112, 024313, 2012, doi: 10.1063/1.4739256.
52.         Zhou Q., Zhao J., Xie J.Y., Wang F., Huang P., Lu, T.J. & Xu, K.W., “Grain size dependent strain rate sensitivity and activation volume in nanocrystalline body-centered cubic metal thin films” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 608, 184-189, 2014.
53.         Zhou, Q., Wang, F., Huang, P., Xu, K.W. & Lu, T.J., “The mechanical behavior of nanoscale metallic multilayers: a survey” (invited contribution for 60th anniversary), Acta Mech. Sinica 31(3), 319-337, 2015. (Top 10 most read articles published in 2015.)
54.         Zhou, Q., Li, J.J., Wang, F., Huang, P., Xu, K.W. & Lu, T.J., “Strain rate sensitivity of Cu/Ta multilayered films: Comparison between grain boundary and heterophase interface”, Scripta Mater. 111, 123-126, 2016.
55.         Cui, Y., Huang, P., Torrents Abad, O., Wang, F., Lu, T.J., Xu, K.W. & Wang J,“Plastic deformation modes of CuZr/Cu multilayers”, Scientific Reports 6, 23306, 2016.
56.         Gu, C., Wang, F., Huang, P., Lu, T.J. & Xu, K.W., “Structure-dependent size effects in CuTa/Cu nanolaminates”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A658, 381-388, 2016.

Optimal design
57.         Gu, S., Lu, T.J. & Evans, A.G., “On the design of two-dimensional cellular metals for combined heat dissipation and structural load capacity”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 44, 2163-2175, 2001.
58.         Liu, J.S. & Lu, T.J., "Multi-objective and multi-loading optimization of ultralightweight truss materials", Int. J. Solids Struc., 41, 619-635, 2004.
59.         Tian, Y.S., Lu, T.J., "Optimal design of compression corrugated panels," Thin-Walled Struc. 43, 477-498, 2005.
60.         Liu, T., Deng, Z.C. & Lu, T.J., “Design optimization of truss-cored sandwiches with homogenization”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 43, 2006, 7891-7918
61.         Wen, T., F. Xu & Lu, T.J., “Structural optimization of two-dimensional cellular metals cooled by forced convection”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 50, 2007, 2590-2604.
62.         Liu, T., Deng, Z.C. & Lu, T.J., “Minimum weights of pressurized hollow cylinders with ultralight sandwich walls”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 44, 2007, 3231-3266.
63.         Mai P.S., Fleck, N.A. & Lu, T.J., “Optimal design of box-section sandwich beams in three-point bending”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 44, 2007, 4742-4769 (Top 10 downloaded papers in IJSS).
64.         Liu, T., Deng, Z.C. & Lu, T.J., “Bi-functional optimization of actively cooled, pressurized hollow sandwich cylinders with prismatic cores”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 55(12), 2565-2602, 2007.
65.         Liu, T., Deng, Z.C. & Lu, T.J., “Analytical modeling and finite element simulation of the plastic collapse of sandwich beams with pin-reinforced foam cores”, Int. J. Solids Struc., 45, 5127-5151, 2008.
66.         Zhang, Q.C., Yang, X.H., Li, P., Huang, G.Y., Feng, S.S., Shen, C., Han, B., Zhang, X.H., Jin, F., Xu, F. & Lu, T.J., “Bioinspired engineering of honeycomb structure - using nature to inspire human innovation”, Prog. Mater. Sci. (IF 27.7) 74, 332-400, 2015.

Smart materials and structures
67.         Lu, T.J., Hutchinson, J.W. & Evans, A.G., “Optimal design of a flexural actuator”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids (The Hutchinson-Rice 60th Birthday Memorial Issue) 49, 2071-2093, 2001.
68.         Lu, T.J., Moore, D.F. & Chia, M.H., “Mechanics of micromechanical clips for optical fibers”, J. Micromech. Microeng 12,168-176, 2002.
69.         Bell, D.J., Lu, T.J., Fleck, N.A. & Spearing, S.M., “MEMS actuators and sensors: observations on their performance and selection for purpose”, J. Micromech. Microeng. 15, 153-164, 2005.
70.         Fu, L., Lu, T.J. & Huber, J., "Database and selection method for power sources", Advanced Engineering Materials 7, 101-117, 2005.
71.         McShane, G.J., Boutchich, M., Phani, S., Moore, D.F. & Lu, T.J., “Young’s modulus measurement of thin film materials using micro-cantilevers”, J. Micromech. Microeng. 16, 2006, 1926-1934.
72.         Tian, X.G., Jin, Z., Shen, Y.P. & Lu, T.J., “Finite element method for generalized piezothermoelastic problems”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 44, 2007, 6330-6339.
73.         Wang, J.H., Chen, C. & Lu, T.J., “Indentation responses of piezoelectric films”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 56(12), 2008, 3331-3351.
74.         Qian, Z.H., Jin, F., Lu, T.J. & Kishmoto, K., “Transverse surface waves in a functionally graded piezoelectric substrate coated with a finite-thickness metal waveguide layer”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(3), 2009, 019903.
75.         Qian, Z.H., Jin, F., Kishmoto, K. & Lu, T.J. , “Propagation behavior of Love waves in a functionally graded half-space with initial stress”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 46 (6), 1354-1361, 2009.
76.         Xu, W., Lu, T.J. & Wang, F., “Effects of interfacial properties on the ductility of polymer-supported metal films for flexible electronics”, Int. J. Solids Struc. 47, 1830-1837, 2010.
77.         Xu, W., Yang, J.S. & Lu, T.J., “Ductility of thin copper films on rough polymer substrates”, Mater. Design 32(1), 154-161, 2011.

Materials processing
78.         Lu, T.J., "Ultralight porous metals: from fundamentals to applications," Acta Mechanica Sinica 18(5), 457-479, 2002.
79.         Ashby, M.F. & Lu, T.J., "Metal foams: a survey" (Invited contribution), Science in China (B) 46, 521-532, 2003.
80.         Liu, G.W., Qiao, G.J., Wang, H.J., Yang, J.F. & Lu, T.J., “Pressureless brazing of zirconia to stainless steel with Ag–Cu filler metal and TiH2 powder”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 28, 2701-2708, 2008.
81.         Kammis, S., Gu, S., Lu, T.J. & C. Chen, “Numerical modeling of sequential droplet impingements”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 41(16): 165303, 2008.
82.         Kammis, S., Gu, S., Lu, T.J. & C. Chen,“Computational simulation of thermally sprayed WC-Co powder”, Comput. Mater. Sci. 43(4), 1172-1182, 2008.
83.         Zhang, B., Kim, T. & Lu, T.J., “Analytical solution for solidification in close-celled metal foams”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 52, 133-141, 2009.
84.         Liu, G.W., Li, W., Qiao, G.J., Wang, H.J., Yang, J.F. & Lu, T.J., “Microstructures and interfacial behavior of zirconia/stainless steel joint prepared by pressureless active brazing”, J Alloys Compounds 470 (1-2), 163-167, 2009.
85.         Liu, G.W., Qiao, G.J., Wang, H.J., Yang, J.F. & Lu, T.J., “Microstructure and strength of zirconia/stainless steel joints prepared by pressureless active brazing”, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research 10(4), 567-570, 2009.
86.         Kammis, S., Gu, S., Lu, T.J. & C. Chen,“Numerical modeling of the bonding mechanism of HVOF sprayed particles”, Comput. Mater. Sci. 46(4), 1038-1043, 2009.
87.         Liu, G.W., Wang, Q., Qiao, G.J., Lu, T.J., Li, L. & Wang, J., “Preparation of SiC scaffold reinforced cast iron matrix composite”, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering 41(2), 157-160, 2013.

Heat transfer
88.         Lu, T.J. & Hutchinson, J.W., 'Thermal conductivity and expansion of cross-ply ceramic composites with matrix cracks', J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 43, 1175-1198, 1995.
89.         Lu, T.J. & Hutchinson, J.W., 'Effect of matrix cracking on the thermal conductivity of fibre-reinforced ceramic matrix composites', Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond., 351, 595-610, 1995.
90.         Lu, T.J. & Fleck, N.A., 'Resistance of brittle materials to thermal shock', Acta Mater. 46, 4755-4768, 1998.
91.         Lu, T.J., Stone, H.A. & Ashby, M.F., 'Heat transfer in open-cell metal foams,' Acta Mater. 46, 3619-3635, 1998.
92.         Lu, T.J., ''Heat transfer efficiency of metal honeycombs,' Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 42, 2031-2040, 1999.
93.         Lu, T.J. & Chen, C., "Thermal transport and fire retardance properties of cellular aluminium alloys', Acta Mater. 47, 1469-1485, 1999.
94.         Zhao, L.G., Lu, T.J. & Fleck, N.A., '‘The tunneling and channelling of cracks under cold shock’, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 48, 867-898, 2000.
95.         Gu, S., Lu, T.J., Hass, D.D. & Wadley, H.N.G., "Thermal conductivity of zirconia coatings with zig-zag pore microstructures", Acta Mater. 49, 2539-2547, 2001.
96.         Lu, T.J., Levi, C., Wadley, H.N.G. & Evans, A.G., "Distributed porosity as a control parameter for oxide thermal barriers", J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 84, 2937-2946, 2001.
97.         Zhao, C.Y., Lu, T.J., Hodson, H.P. & Jackson, J.D., "The temperature dependence of effective thermal conductivity of open-celled steel alloy foams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A367, 123-131, 2004.
98.         Kim, T., Hodson, H.P. & Lu, T.J., "Fluid flow and endwall heat-transfer characteristics of an ultralight lattice-frame material", Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 47, 1129-1140, 2004.
99.         Zhao, C.Y., Lu, T.J. & Hodson, H.P., “Thermal radiation in ultralight metal foams with open cells”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 47, 2927-2939, 2004.
100.      Kim, T., Hodson, H.P. & Lu, T.J., “Contribution of vortex structures and flow separation to local pressure and heat transfer characteristics in an ultralightweight lattice material”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 48, 4243-4264, 2005.
101.      Zhao, C.Y., Lu, T.J. & Hodson, H.P., “Natural convection in metal foams with open cells”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer 48, 2452-2463, 2005.
102.      Lu, T.J., Valdevit, L. & Evans, A.G., “Active cooling by metallic sandwich structures with periodic cores”, Prog. Mater. Sci. 50, 789-815, 2005.
103.      Fuller, A.J., Kim, T., Hodson, H.P. & Lu, T.J., “Measurement and interpretation of the heat transfer coefficients of metal foams”, Best Paper Award, 8th UK National Heat Transfer Conference, Oxford, 9-10 September 2003. J. Mechanical Engineering Science, IMechE Proceeding 219, 183-191, 2005.
104.      Zhao, C. Y., Tassou, S. A. & Lu, T.J., “Analytical considerations of thermal radiation in cellular metal foams with open cells”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 51, 2008, 929-940.
105.      Sui, D., Kim, T., M.L. Xu & Lu, T.J., “Novel hub fins of an axial flow fan for impinging heat transfer enhancement from a flat plate”, ASME J. Heat Transfer 131(7), 2009, 074502 (Top 10 downloaded papers in May 2009).   
106.      Feng, S.S, Kim, T. & Lu, T.J., “A semi-empirical heat transfer model for forced convection in pin-fin heat sinks subjected to non-uniform heating”, ASME J. Heat Transfer 132(12), 121702, 2010. (Top 10 downloaded, 2010)
107.      Feng, S.S, Kim, T. & Lu, T.J., “Transient thermal response of pin-fin sandwich panels to hot jet impingement”, ASME J. Heat Transfer 133(6), 061901, 2011.
108.      Yang, X.H., Lu, T.J. & Kim, T., “A simplistic model for the tortuosity in two-phase close-celled porous media”, J. Phys D - Appl. Phys. 46(12), 125305, 2013.
109.      Wang, X.L., Yan, H.B., Lu, T.J., Song, S.J. & Kim, T., “Heat transfer characteristics of an inclined impinging jet on a curved surface in crossflow”, ASME J. Heat Transfer 136, 081702, 2014.
110.      Feng, S.S., Kuang, J.J., Wang, J. & Lu, T.J., “An experimental and numerical study of finned metal foam heat sinks under impinging air jet cooling”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 77, 1063-1074, 2014.
111.      Yang, X.H., Lu, T.J. & Kim, T., “An analytical model for permeability of isotropic porous media”, Physics Letters A378(30-31), 2308-2311, 2014.
112.      Yan, H.B., Mew, T., Lee, M.-G., Kang, K.-J., Lu, T.J., Kienhofer, F.W. & Kim, T., “Thermo-fluidic characteristics of a porous ventilated brake disc”, ASME J. Heat Transfer 137(2), 022601, 2015.
113.      Yan, H.B., Feng, S.S., Yang, X.H. & Lu, T.J., “Role of cross-drilled holes in enhanced cooling of ventilated brake discs”, Appl. Thermal Eng. 91, 318-333, 2015.
114.      Feng, S.S., Shi, M., Li, Y.F. & Lu, T.J., “Pore-scale and volume-averaged numerical simulations of melting phase change heat transfer in finned metal foam”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 90, 838-847, 2015.

Vibroacoustics and acoustic metamaterials
115.      Wang, X.L. & Lu, T.J., “Optimized acoustic properties of cellular solids”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 106, 756-765, 1999.
116.      Lu, T.J., Hess, A. & Ashby, M.F., “Sound absorption in metallic foams”, J. Applied Physics 85, 7528-7539, 1999.
117.      Lu, T.J., Chen, F. & He, D.P., “Sound absorption of cellular metals with semi-open cells”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 108, 1697-1709, 2000.
118.      Wang, J., Lu, T.J., Woodhouse, J. & Langley, R.S., “Sound transmission through lightweight double-leaf partitions: theoretical modeling”, J. Sound and Vibration 286, 817-847, 2005.
119.      Xin, F.X, Lu, T.J. & Chen, C., “Vibroacoustic behavior of clamp mounted double-panel partition with enclosure air cavity”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 124, 3604-3612, 2008.
120.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Analytical and experimental investigation on transmission loss of clamped double panels: Implication of boundary effects”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 125 (3), 1506-1517, 2009.
121.      Xin, F.X, Lu, T.J. & Chen, C., “External mean flow influence on noise transmission through double-leaf aeroelastic plates”, AIAA J. 47(8), 1939-1951, 2009.
122.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., "Analytical modeling of fluid loaded orthogonally rib-stiffened sandwich structures: Sound transmission," J. Mech. Phys. Solids 58, 1374-1396, 2010. 
123.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., "Transmission loss of orthogonally rib-stiffened double-panel structures with cavity absorption”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 129(4), 1919-1934, 2011.
124.      Meng, H., Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “External mean flow effects on sound transmission through double-leaf plates filled with porous materials”, AIAA J. 50(10), 2268-2276, 2012.
125.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., "Effects of mean flow on transmission loss of orthogonally rib-stiffened aeroelastic plate”, J. Acous. Soc. Am. 133(6), 3909-3920, 2013.
126.      Meng, H., Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Sound absorption optimization of graded semi-open cellular metals by adopting the genetic algorithm method”, ASME J. Vib. Acous. 136(6), 061007, 2014.
127.      Yang, X.H., Ren, S.W., Wang, W.B., Liu, X. & Lu, T.J., “A simplistic analytical model for sound adsorption of cellular foams with fully/semi-open cells”, Comp. Sci. Tech. 118, 276-283, 2015.
128.      Re, S.W., Meng, H., Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Ultrathin multi-slit metamaterial as excellent sound absorber: Influence of micro-structure”, J. Appl. Phys. 119(1), 014901, 2016.
129.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Acoustomechanics of semicrystalline polymers”, Theor. Appl. Mech. Lett., 2016, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.taml.2015.12.004
130.      Meng, H., Yang, X.H., Ren, S.W., Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Sound propagation in composite micro-tubes with surface- mounted fibrous roughness elements”, Comp. Sci. Tech., 2016, in press.
131.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Acoustomechanical constitutive theory of soft materials”, Acta Mech. Sinica, 2016, in press.
132.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Generalized method to analyze acoustomechanical stability of soft materials”, ASME J. Appl. Mech., 2016, in press.
133.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “True method to analyze electromechanical stability of dielectric elastomers”, Europhys. Lett. (EPL), 2016, in press.
134.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Acoustomechanical soft elastomers with interpenetrating networks”, Smart Mater. Struc., 2016, in press.
135.      Xin, F.X & Lu, T.J., “Tensional acoustomechanical soft metamaterials”, Scientific Reports, 2016, in press.