Basic Information

Dr. Prof. Jingda Tang


Associate Professor

School of Aerospace Engineering

Xi’an Jiaotong University


School of Aerospace Engineering,

Department of Engineering Mechanics,

Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China.


Working Experience

2020.04 - Present: Associate Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University

2017.03 - 2020.04: Assistant Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University


2011.09 - 2017.01: PhD degree, Peking University (Supervisor: Prof. Daining Fang)

2013.09 - 2015.09: Joint PhD student, Harvard University, (Prof. Zhigang Suo’s group)

2007.09 - 2011.07: Bachelor degree, Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Scientific Research

Prof. Jingda Tang focus on mechanics of soft materials, 3D printing, magnetic hydrogels , soft robotics and medical applications of hydrogels. He published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers, including Science AdvancesMatter, Adv. Funct. Mater., J.Mech. Phys. Solids, Bioactive Materials, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Soft Matter, J. Mater. Chem. B, Appl. Phys. Lett. Funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (12172272,11702208).


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[38] Zeng LS#; Liu FK#; Yu QF; Jin CY; Yang J; Suo ZG*; Tang JD*, Flaw-insensitive fatigue resistance of chemically fixed collagenous soft tissues, Science Advances, 2023, 9, eade7375.

[37] Liu JY; Chen X; Sun BN; Guo HY; Guo YH; Zhang SY; Tao R*; Yang QS*; Tang JD*, Stretchable strain sensor of composite hydrogels with high fatigue resistance and low hysteresis, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2022, 10, 25564.

[36] Yang H#; Chen X#; Sun BN; Tang JD*; Vlassak JJ*, Fracture tolerance induced by dynamic bonds in polymers, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2022, 169, 105083.

[35] Tang JD*; Chen X; Men LB; Wang ZJ*, Effect of fiber geometry on fracture and fatigue of composite hydrogels, Journal of Applied Mechanics-Transactions of the ASME, 2022, 89, 091006.

[34] Zhang LM; Jia K; Wang J; Zhao JY; Tang JD; Hu J, Stretchable and transparent ionogel-based heaters, Materials Horizons, 2022, 9, 1911.

[33] Tang JD*; Sun BN, Reprogrammable Shape Transformation of Magnetic Soft Robots Enabled by Magnetothermal Effect, Applied Physics Letters, 2022, 120, 02419.

[32] Yang H; Li CH; Tang JD*, Soft elastomer coatings for ionogels, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2022, 54, 101761.

[31] Liu FK; Suo ZG*; Tang JD*, How Does a Glass Fabric Tear under Cyclic Force? Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2022, 158, 104659.

[30] Liu K#; Yang H#; Huang GB#; Shi AH; Lu Q; Wang SP; Qiao W; Wang HH; Ke MY; Ding HF; Li T; Zhang YC; Yu JW; Ren BY; Wang RF; Wang KL; Feng H; Suo ZG*; Tang JD*; Lv Y*, Adhesive anastomosis for organ transplantation, Bioactive Materials, 2022, 13, 206-268.

[29] Tang JD#; Sun BN#; Yin QF; Yang M; Hu J*; Wang TJ*, 3D Printable, Tough, Magnetic Hydrogels with Programmed Magnetization for Fast Actuation, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2021, 9, 9183-9190.

[28] Sun BN#; Jia R#; Yang H; Chen X; Tan K; Deng Q*; Tang JD*, Magnetic Arthropod Millirobots Fabricated by 3D-printed Hydrogels, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2021, 2100139.

[27] Tang JD#; Zeng LS#; Liu ZS*, Fabrication of patterned magnetic hydrogels by ion transfer printing, Soft Matter, 2021, 17, 8059-8067. (Back cover).

[26] Tang JD#; Yin QF#; Shi MT; Yang M; Yang H; Sun BN; Guo BL; Wang TJ*, Programmable shape transformation of 3D printed magnetic hydrogel composite for hyperthermia cancer therapy, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2021, 46, 101305.

[25] Yang H#; Ji MK#; Yang M; Shi MXZ; Pan YD; Zhou YF; Qi HJ; Suo ZG*;Tang JD*, Fabricating hydrogels to mimic biological tissues of complex shapes and high fatigue resistance, Matter, 2021, 4, 1935-1946.

[24] Lu TQ; Wang ZT; Tang JD; Zhang WL; Wang TJ*, A pseudo-elasticity theory to model the strain-softening behavior of tough hydrogels, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2020, 137, 103832.

[23] Li CH#; Yang H#; Suo ZG*; Tang JD*, Fatigue-Resistant elastomers, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2020, 134, 103751.

[22] Zhou YF; Zhang WL; Hu J; Tang JD; Jin CY; Suo ZG*; Lu TQ*, The Stiffness-Threshold Conflict in Polymer Networks and a Resolution, Journal of Applied Mechanics-Transactions of the ASME, 2020, 87, 031002.

[21] Sheng H#; Wang XM#; Kong N#; Wang X; Yang H; Wu XT; Wu KL; Li CH; Hu J; Tang JD; Zhou JX; Duan SM; Wang H*; Suo ZG*, Neural interfaces by hydrogels, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2019, 30, 100510.

[20] Tang JD; Yin QF; Qiao YC; Wang TJ*, Shape Morphing of Hydrogels in Alternating Magnetic Field, ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, 2019, 11, 21194−21200.

[19] Yang H; Li CH; Tang JD*; Suo ZG*, Strong and Degradable Adhesion of Hydrogels, ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2019, 2, 1781-1786.

[18] Yang H#; Li CH#; Yang M#; Pan YD; Yin QF; Tang JD*; Qi HJ; Suo ZG*, Printing Hydrogels and Elastomers in Arbitrary Sequence with Strong Adhesion, Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29, 1901721.

[17] Tang JD; Qiao YC; Chu YH; Tong ZF; Zhou YF; Zhang WL; Xie SJ; Hu J*; Wang TJ*, Magnetic double-network hydrogels for tissue hyperthermia and drug release. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2019, 7, 1311-1321.

[16] Zhang WL; Hu J; Tang JD; Wang ZT; Wang JK; Lu TQ*; Suo ZG*, Fracture Toughness and Fatigue Threshold of Tough Hydrogels. ACS Macro Letters, 2019, 8, 17-23.

[15] Wang ZT#; Tang JD#; Bai RB; Zhang WL; Lian TD; Lu TQ*; Wang TJ, A phenomenological model for shakedown of tough hydrogels under cyclic loads. Journal of Applied Mechanics-Transactions of the ASME. 2018, 85,091005.

[14] Le Floch, P; Shi MXZ; Tang JD; Liu JJ; Suo ZG*, Stretchable Seal. ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, 2018, 10, 27333-27343.

[13] Chu YH*; Chen JK; Tang JD, SiC nanowire-induced fabrication of fine-grained and highly-density SiC coating by pressure-less reactive sintering. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2018, 755, 206-210.

[12] Tang JD; Li CH; Li HM; Lv ZY; Sheng H; Lu TQ; Wang TJ*, Phase-separation induced extraordinary toughening of magnetic hydrogels. Journal of Applied Physics. 2018, 123, 185105.

[11] Tang JD; Tong ZF; Xia YK; Liu M; Lv ZY; Gao Y; Lu TQ; Xie SJ; Pei YM*; Fang DN; Wang TJ*. Super tough magnetic hydrogels for remotely triggered shape morphing. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2018, 6, 2713-2722.

[10] Zhang WL; Liu X; Wang JK; Tang JD; Hu J; Lu TQ*; Suo ZG*, Fatigue of double-network hydrogels. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2018, 187, 74-93.

[9] Bai RB; Yang QS; Tang JD; Morelle XP; Vlassak J; Suo ZG*, Fatigue fracture of tough hydrogels. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2017, 15, 91-96.

[8]Chen YF; Ai SG; Tang JD; Pei YM; Tang LQ*; Fang DN*, Characterizing the viscoelastic Properties of Hydrogel Thin Films by Bulge Test. Journal of Applied Mechanics-Transactions of the ASME, 2017, 84, 061005.

[7] Chu YH*; Chen PC; Tang JD; Rao PG, Engineer in situ growth of alpha-Al2O3 whiskers by axial screw dislocations. Crystal Growth & Design, 2017, 17, 1999-2005.

[6] Tang JD; Li JY; Vlassak JJ*; Suo ZG*, Fatigue fracture of hydrogels. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2017, 10, 24-31.

[5] Pan B; Tang JD; Tarumi R; Shang FL; Wang YB; Zhang WJ; Zhang XY, Theoretical analysis on the nonlinear free vibration of a tri-cross string. Shock and Vibration, 2017, 3935686.

[4] Tang JD; Chen X; Pei YM*; Fang DN*, Pseudoelasticity and nonideal mullins effect of nanocomposite hydrogels. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2016, 83, 111010-1.

[3] Tang JD; Li JY; Vlassak JJ*; Suo ZG*, Adhesion between highly stretchable materials. Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 1093-1099.

[2] Tang JD; Xu G; Sun YY; Pei YM*; Fang DN*, Dissipative properties and chain evolution of highly strained nanocomposite hydrogel. Journal of Applied Physics, 2014, 116, 244901.

[1] Tang JD; Yu ZJ; Sun YY; Pei YM*; Fang DN*, A bulge-induced dehydration failure mode of nanocomposite hydrogel. Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 103, 161903.