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Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., A micro-macro constitutive model for finite-deformation viscoelasticity of elastomers with nonlinear viscosity, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, in press (2017).

  2. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., Methods to improve harvested energy and cenversion efficiency of viscoelastic dielectric elastomer generators, Journal of Applied Physics, 121: 184102 (2017). http://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.4983074

  3. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Modified continuum mechanics modeling on size-dependent properties of piezoelectric nanomaterials: a review, Nanomaterials, 7(2): 27 (2017). doi:10.3390/nano7020027

  4. Wang, X., Zhang, R., and Jiang, L.Y., A study of the flexoelectric effect on the electroelastic fields of a cantilevered piezoelectric nanoplate, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 9(4): 1750056 (2017). http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1758825117500569

  5. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., Analysis on the energy harvesting cycle of dielectric elastomer generators for performance improvement, EPL (Europhysics Letters), 115: 27003 (2016). http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1209/0295-5075/115/27003/pdf

  6. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., Dynamic analysis of a tunable viscoelastic dielectric elastomer oscillator under external excitation, Smart Materials and Structures, 25: 025005(2016). http://iopscience.iop.org/0964-1726/25/2/025005

  7. Liu, H., Zeng, D., Li, Y., and Jiang, L.Y., Development of RVE-embedded solid elements model for predicting effective elastic constants of discontinuous fiber reinforced composites, Mechanics of Materials, 93: 109-123(2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2015.10.011   
                                                        
  8. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., Khayat, R.E., Investigation on the performance of a viscoelastic dieletric elastomer membrane generator, Soft Matter, 11: 2983-2992(2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00036J 

  9. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Effect of flexoelectricity on the electroelastic fields of a hollow piezoelectric nanocylinder, Smart Materials and Structures, 24(6): 065003 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/24/6/065003

  10. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Micromechanics modeling of bi-axial stretching effects on the electrical conductivity of CNT-polymer composites, International Journal of Applied Mechanics 07: 1550005 (2015). DOI: 10.1142/S1758825115400050

  11. Zhang, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Size effects on the electromechanical coupling fields of a bending piezoelectric nanoplate due to surface effects and flexoelectricity, Journal of Applied Physics, 116: 134308 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4897367

  12. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Investigation of uni-axial stretching effects on the electrical conductivity of CNT-polymer nanocomposites, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47: 405103 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/47/40/405103

  13. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R.E., Viscoelastic effects on frequency tuning of a dielectric elastomer (DE) membrane resonator, Journal of Applied Physics, 115: 124106 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4869666

  14. Zhang, Z., Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Flexoelectric effect on the electroelastic responses and vibrational behaviors of a piezoelectric nanopalte, Journal of Applied Physics, 116: 014307 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4886315

  15. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R.E., Electromechanical response and failure modes of a dielectric elastomer tube actuator with boundary constraints, Smart Materials and Structures, 23: 045028 (2014). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/23/4/045028

  16. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Size-dependent bending and vibration behavior of piezoelectric nanobeams due to flexoelectricity, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46: 355502 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/46/35/355502

  17. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Flexoelectric effect on the electroelastic responses of bending piezoelectric nanobeams, Journal of Applied Physics, 113(19):194102 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4804949

  18. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R. E., Failure analysis of a dielectric elastomer plate actuator considering boundary constraints, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(14): 1667-1674 (2013). doi:10.1177/1045389X13483025

  19. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Micromechanics modeling of the electrical conductivity of carbon nanotube (CNT)-polymer nanocomposites, Composites Part A, 47: 143-149 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2012.12.008

  20. Mahdavi, M.H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear free vibration analysis of an embedded double layer graphene sheet in polymer medium, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 04: 1250039 (2012).

  21. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Surface effects on the vibration and buckling of piezoelectric nanoplates, EPL (Europhysics Letters), 99:27007 (2012). doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/99/27007

  22. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Vibration and buckling analysis of a piezoelectric nanoplate considering surface effects and in-plane contraint, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 468:3458-3475 (2012). doi:10.1098/rspa.2012.0214

  23. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Surface effects on the electroelastic responses of a thin piezoelectric plate with nanoscale thickness, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45: 255401 (2012). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/45/25/255401

  24. Noroozi, M., and Jiang, L.Y., Buckling and wrinkling of a functionally graded material (FGM) thin film, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 4(2): 1250012 (2012). doi:10.1142/S1758825112500123

  25. Mahdavi, M.H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration and postbuckling analysis of a single layer graphene sheet embedded in a polymer matrix, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 44: 1708-1715 (2012). doi:10.1016/j.physe.2012.04.026

  26. Yan, Z., Zaman, M., and Jiang, L.Y., Thermo-electro-mechanical analysis of a curved functionally graded piezoelectric actuator with sandwich structure, Materials (special issue: Advances in Functionally Graded Materials), 4: 2151-2170 (2011). doi:10.3390/ma4122151

  27. Ma, J., Asokanthan, S.F., and Jiang, L.Y., Surface effects considerations for the design of Casimir actuated nanoswitches, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 110-116: 1036-1043 (2012). doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.110-116.1036

  28. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., Electromechanical response of a curved piezoelectric nanobeam with the consideration of surface effects, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 44: 365301 (2011). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/44/36/365301

  29. Feng, C., Jiang, L.Y., and Lau, W.M., Dynamic characteristics of a dielectric elastomer based microbeam resonator with small vibration amplitude, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 21: 095002 (2011), selected for IOPSelect. doi:10.1088/0960-1317/21/9/095002   

  30. Mahdavi, M.H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration of a double-walled carbon nanotube embedded in a polymer matrix, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 43: 1813-1819 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.physe.2011.06.017

  31. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Molecular dynamics simulation of squeeze-film damping effect on nano resonators in the free molecular regime, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 43: 1605-1609 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.physe.2011.05.004

  32. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., The vibrational and buckling behaviors of piezoelectric nanobeams with surface effects, Nanotechnology, 22: 245703 (2011). doi:10.1088/0957-4484/22/24/245703

  33. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Surface effects on the electromechanical coupling and bending behaviors of piezoelectric nanowires, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44: 075404 (2011). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/44/7/075404

  34. Ma, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Asokanthan, S.F., Influence of surface effects on the pull-in instability of NEMS electrostatic switches, Nanotechnology, 21: 505708 (2010). doi:10.1088/0957-4484/21/50/505708

  35. Mohammadi, M., Dryden, J.R., and Jiang, L.Y., Stress concentration around a hole in a radially inhomogeneous plate, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48 (3-4): 483-491 (2011). doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.10.013

  36. Zaman, M., Yan, Z., and Jiang, L. Y., Thermal effect on the bending behavior of curved functionally graded piezoelectric actuators, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2(4): 787-805 (2010). doi:10.1142/S1758825110000755   

  37. Jiang, L.Y., and Yan, Z., Timoshenko beam model for static bending of nanowires with surface effects, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 42: 2274-2279 (2010). doi:10.1016/j.physe.2010.05.007

  38. Jiang, L.Y., A Cohesive law for carbon nanotube/polymer interface accounting for chemical covalent bonds. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 15 (7); 718-732 (2010). doi:10.1177/1081286510374548

  39. Jiang, L.Y., Macroscopic behavior of carbon nanotube (CNT)-reinforced composite accounting for interface cohesive force, The Journal of Adhesion, 86 (3): 273-289 (2010). doi:10.1080/00218460903466633

  40. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y. , Interaction of parallel dielectric cracks in functionally graded piezoelectric materials (FGPMs). Acta Mechanica, 211: 251-269 (2010)doi:10.1007/s00707-009-0229-5  

  41. Mahdavi, M.H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration of a single-walled carbon nanotube embedded in a polymer matrix aroused by interfacial van der Waals forces, Journal of Applied Physics, 106 (11): 114309 (2009), selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology. doi:10.1063/1.3266174

  42. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., Study of a propagating finite crack in functionally graded piezoelectric materials considering dielectric medium effect. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 46, 1362-1372 (2009). doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2008.11.005

  43. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., On a moving dielectric crack in a piezoelectric interface with spatially varying properties. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 76, 560-579 (2009). doi:10.1016/j.engfracmech.2008.12.005   

  44. Yan, Z., Jiang, L.Y., and Dryden, J.R., The fracture behaviour of functionally graded piezoelectric materials (FGPMs) containing collinear dielectric cracks. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 465, 1779-1798 (2009). doi:10.1098/rspa.2008.0521

  45. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., Investigation of the critical states of dielectric cracks in functionally graded piezoelectric materials (FGPMs). Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 465, 3187-3207 (2009). doi:10.1098/rspa.2009.0192

  46. Jiang, L.Y., The fracture behaviour of functionally graded piezoelectric materials with dielectric cracks. International Journal of Fracture, 149, 87-104 (2008). doi:10.1007/s10704-008-9236-0

  47. Jiang, H.Q., Jiang, L.Y., Posner, J.D.,  and Vogt, B.D., Atomistic-based continuum constitutive relation for microtubules: elastic modulus prediction, Computational Mechanics, 42, 607-618 (2008). doi:10.1007/s00466-008-0247-5

  48. Lu, W.B., Wu, J., Song, J., Hwang, K.C., Jiang, L.Y., and Huang, Y., A cohesive law for interfaces between multi-wall carbon nanotubes and polymers due to the van der Waals interaction, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, 3261-3267 (2008). doi:10.1016/j.cma.2007.12.008   

  49. Jiang, L.Y., Tan, H.L., Wu, J., Huang, Y., and Hwang, K.C., Continuum modeling of interfaces in polymer matrix composites reinforced by carbon nanotubes, NANO, 2(3), 139-148 (2007). doi:10.1142/S1793292007000519

  50. Tan, H., Jiang, L.Y., Huang, Y., Liu, B., and Hwang, K.C., The effect of van der Waals-based interface cohesive law on carbon nanotube-reinforced composite materials, Composites Science and Technology, 67, 2941-2946 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2007.05.016

  51. Lu, W. B., Wu, J., Jiang, L.Y., Huang, Y., Hwang, K.C., and Liu, B., 2007, A cohesive law for multi-wall carbon nanotubes. Philosophical Magazine, 87 (14-15), 2221-2232. doi:10.1080/14786430701344558

  52. Jiang, L.Y., Huang, Y.G., Jiang, H., Ravichandran, G., Gao, H., Hwang, K.C. and Liu, B., A cohesive law for carbon nanotube/polymer interfaces based on the van der Waals force. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 54: 2436-2452 (2006). doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2006.04.009

  53. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., The effective electroelastic property of cracked piezoelectric media. Acta Mechanica, 177(1-4): 97-113 (2005). doi:10.1007/s00707-005-0226-2   

  54. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., Coupled behaviour of interacting multiple dielectric cracks in piezoelectric materials. International Journal of Fracture, 132(2): 115-133 (2005). doi:10.1007/s10704-005-0625-3   

  55. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., The nonlinear fracture behaviour of an arbitrarily oriented dielectric crack in piezoelectric materials. Acta Mechanica, 172(3-4): 195-210 (2004). doi:10.1007/s00707-004-0151-9   

  56. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., The effective electroelastic property of piezoelectric media with dielectric cracks. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 40(20): 5287-5303 (2003). doi:10.1016/S0020-7683(03)00285-3   

  57. Zhang, L., Wang, G., Cheng, J. and Jiang, L. Y., Investigation of the low-cycle fatigue life under multi-axial nonproportional loading, Materials Science and Engineering A, 355, 18-23 (2003). doi:10.1016/S0921-5093(03)00048-0

  58. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., Fracture behaviour of cracks in piezoelectric media with electromechanically coupled boundary conditions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 458: 2545-2560 (2002). doi:10.1098/rspa.2001.0922

  59. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., Nonlinear behaviour of interacting dielectric cracks in piezoelectric materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 39: 585-560 (2002). doi:10.1016/S0020-7683(01)00199-8

  60. Meguid, S.A., Wang, X.D., and Jiang, L.Y., On the dynamic propagation of a finite crack in functionally graded materials. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 69: 1753-1768. (2002, invited paper). doi:10.1016/S0013-7944(02)00046-2

  61. Jiang, L.Y. and Wang, X.D., On the dynamic crack propagation in an interphase with spatially varying elastic properties under inplane loading. International Journal of Fracture, 114: 225-244 (2002). doi:10.1023/A:1015529931715   

  62. Jiang, L.Y. and Cheng, J., Non-local theory for cracks in laminated media. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 34: 235-242 (2002). doi:10.1016/S0167-8442(00)00040-9

Articles in Refereed conference proceedings

  1. Liu, H., Liu, F., Xue, J., and Jiang, L.Y., Micromechanics modeling on the elastic properties of chopped fiber reinforced composites, 2017 International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Hong Kong, China, June 25-27, 2017.

  2. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., Dynamic performance analysis on dielectric elastomer (DE) electromechanical transducers, 2017 2nd International Conference on Material Engineering and Smart Materials, Beijing, China, June 23-25, 2017. 

  3. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., Khayat, R., Optimizing the energy harvesting performance of viscoelastic dielectric elastomer generators, 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal, Canada, August 21-26, 2016.

  4. Zhang, Z, Jiang, L.Y., Effect of flexoelectricity on the electromechanical coupling of piezoelectric nanoplates, 2015 International Conference on Material Science and Application, Suzhou, China, June 12-13, 2015.

  5. Liu, H, Jiang, L.Y., Zeng, D., Li, Y., Numerical prediction on elastic properties of chopped fiber reinforced composites, 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada, May 31-June 4, 2015.

  6. Nie, W., Huang, L., Jiang, L.Y., A novel microfluidic switch design with response characteristics to high acceleration, 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada, May 31-June 4, 2015.

  7. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R., Dynamic analysis of a viscoelastic dielectric elastomer oscillator. 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada, May 31-June 4, 2015.

  8. Pang, K., Dong, C., Yuan, F., and Jiang, L.Y., Experimental Investigation on overpressures in a scale model of side draw silo during emptying, 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, London, Canada, May 31-June 4, 2015.

  9. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., The influence of flexoelectricity on the electromechanical coupling of piezoelectric nanobeams,17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, East Lansing, USA, June 15-20, 2014.

  10. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and R. E. Khayat, Frequency tuning of a viscoelastic dielectric elastomer (DE) membrane resonator, 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, East Lansing, USA, June 15-20, 2014.

  11. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Multi-scale modeling on the electrical conductivity of CNT-polymer composites. Proceedings of The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2014, Toronto, Canada, June 1-4, 2014.

  12. Zhou, J., Jiang, L.Y., and Khayat, R. E., Electromechanical response and instability of dielectric elastomer actuators, Proceedings of The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2014, Toronto, Canada, June 1-4, 2014.

  13. Ma, J., Asokanthan, S. F., and Jiang, L.Y., Nonlinear instability of NEM Electrostatic switches with the consideration of surface effects, the 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM2013), Montreal, Canada, July 23-26, 2013.

  14. Mahdavi, M.H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration of a graphene sheet embedded in a polymer matrix, the 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM2013), Montreal, Canada, July 23-25, 2013.

  15. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Surface effects and flexoelectricity on the vibration behavior of piezoelectric nanobeams, the 13th International Conference on Fracture, Beijing, China, June 16-21, 2013.

  16. Feng, C., and Jiang, L.Y., Dynamic performance of a dielectric elastomer-based nanobeam resonator, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Montreal, Canada, August 7-9, 2012.

  17. Mahdavi, M. H., Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration of embedded carbon-based nanostructures, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Montreal, Canada, August 7-9, 2012.

  18. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Static and dynamic analysis of piezoelectric nanowires with surface effects, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Ottawa, Canada, July 27-29, 2011.

  19. Noroozi, M., and Jiang, L.Y., Wrinkling around an inclusion line on thin film structures, Proceedings of the 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, June 5-9, 2011.

  20. Ma, J., Asokanthan, S., Jiang, L.Y. Surface effects considerations for the design of Casimir actuated nanoswitches, 2010 International Conference on Nano Science and Technology (ICNST), Chengdu, China, December 17-19, 2010.

  21. Mahdavi, M.H., Yan, Z., Jiang, L.Y., Sun, X., Static and dynamic bending of nanowires with surface effects, CSME 2010, University of Victoria, Canada, June 7-9, 2010.

  22. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., Fracture behaviour of cracked functionally graded piezoelectric materials (FGPMs), 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, July 12-17, 2009.

  23. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L.Y., Fracture behaviour of interacting cracks in functionally graded piezoelectric materials (FGPMs), 22nd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Dalhousie Univeristy, May 31st-June 4th, 2009.

  24. Jiang, L.Y., and Zhang, L., The nonlinear fracture analysis of functionally graded piezoelectric materials, CSME 2008, University of Ottawa, Canada, June 5-8, 2008.

  25. Jiang, L.Y., A cohesive law and its effect on the carbon nanotube (CNT)-reinforced composite materials. Proceedings of the 21st CANCAM, Ryerson University, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.

  26. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., The effective property of piezoelectric media containing parallel dielectric cracks. Proceedings of the 19th CANCAM, University of Calgary, Canada, June 1-6, 2003.

  27. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., On the nonlinear behaviour of interacting dielectric cracks in piezoelectric media, Proceedings of the 14th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM14), Blacksburg, VA, June 23-28, 2002.

  28. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., The effective property of piezoelectric media containing interacting dielectric cracks, Proceedings of IMMM 2003, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, May 19-25, 2003.

Conference Presentations

  1. Jiang, L.Y., and Yan, Z., Modeling and analysis on the size-dependent electromechanical coupling of piezoelectric nanostructures, Nanoenergy and Nanosystems 2016, Beijing, China, July 13-15, 2016.

  2. Jiang, L.Y., Mechanics modeling on the mechanical and electrical properties of carbon nanotube (CNT)-polymer composites, EMN meetings on Nanotubes, Hawaii, USA, March 27-31, 2016.

  3. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Size-dependent properties of piezoelectric nanostructures with surface effects, CMSC 2012, London, Ontario, Canada, June 6-8, 2012.

  4. Zhou, J. Y., Khayat, R.E., and Jiang, L.Y., Failure modes of a dielectric elastomer plate actuator with various boundary constraints, CMSC 2012, London, Ontario, Canada, June 6-8, 2012.

  5. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Modeling and analysis of piezoelectric nanostructures with surface effects, 2012 EMN Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 16-20, 2012.

  6. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Electromechanical coupling behavior and mechanical properties of piezoelectric nanostructures with surface effects, 48th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Sciences, Northwestern university, October 12-14, 2011.

  7. Yan, Z., and Jiang, L.Y., Continuum modeling of piezoelectric nanobeams with surface effects, 2011 International Conference on Mechanical Properties of Materials (ICMPM), Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 12-15, 2011(Invited).

  8. Mahdavi, M.H, Jiang, L.Y., and Sun, X., Nonlinear vibration of an embedded carbon nanotube in a polymer matrix, 47th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Sciences, Iowa State University, October 3-6, 2010.

  9. Jiang, L.Y., Continuum modeling of polymer-matrix nanocomposites, OCE LANXESS-UWO workshop on Green-Engineering of Polymer Surfaces Devices, The University of Western Ontario, Feburary 5, 2010.

  10. Yan, Z. and Jiang, L. Y., Fracture analysis of an interfacial crack between two dissimilar piezoelectric materials, 45th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 12-15, 2008.

  11. Jiang, L. Y., An interfacial cohesive law for carbon nanotube-reinforced composites. 3rd Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, CanCNSM, University of Toronto, Canada, June 25-29, 2008.

  12. Jiang, L. Y., Huang, Y., Jiang, H.Q., and Tan, H., An interfacial cohesive law based on van der Waals force for carbon nanotube-reinforced composites, Society of Engineering Science, Texas A & M University, October 21-24, 2007.

  13. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., 2003, Effects of electric boundary conditions upon the static and dynamic fracture behaviour of cracked piezoelectric materials. The 40th Annual Meeting for the Society of Engineering Science, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, October 12-15, 2003.

  14. Wang, X.D. and Jiang, L.Y., On the nonlinear property of cracked piezoelectric media. ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, June 17-20, 2003.