Symposium D-11: Instability and Interfacial Adhesions in Bio-Compatible Electronics

(Mechanics of Solids and Structures)

Symposium Organizers:

Shuodao Wang, Oklahoma State University

Huanyu Cheng, Pennsylvania State University

Jianling Xiao, University of Colorado at Boulder

Symposium Technical Description

This symposium aims to offer a forum to foster discussions on the latest mechanics advances in the instability and interfacial adhesion in heterogeneous, integrated micro-structures and their applications in bio-compatible electronics. Soft electronics, including flexible, stretchable, and bio-integrated and bio-mimicking electronic systems, have enabled novel and promising designs for display, energy, and therapeutic and diagnostic medical applications. An important objective of this symposium is to forge interactions among active researchers from applied mechanics, chemical engineering, materials science & engineering, and electrical engineering so that collaborative contributions can be made to this highly interdisciplinary topic. Both fundamental research in mechanics and materials and practical applications in advanced technologies are welcome. Two sessions will be organized for the following topics:

  • Mechanics and instability in hard-soft integrated systems
  • Adhesion and fracture at heterogeneous interfaces

Technical Program

Tuesday | T3 3:00pm-4:40pm 

D11-1:  Instability and Interfacial Adhesions in Bio-Compatible Electronic
Room 2100/2101 Session Chair:     Shuodao Wang, Huanyu Cheng, Jianling Xiao Track D:  Mechanics of Solids and Structures
3:00 pm Flexible and stretchable device design: When soft materials meet hard solids (Invited)

Baoxing Xu

3:30 pm Adaptive fluid-infused porous film with tunable transparency and wettability (Invited)

Yuhang Hu

4:00 pm Puncture mechanics of soft membranes

Shaoxing Qu

4:20 pm Conformability analysis at device/skin interface with two-dimensional wavy patterns

YongAn Huang,   Wentao Dong, Lin Xiao, Chen Zhu,   Jiankui Chen

Wednesday | W1 10:00am-11:40am

D11-2:    Instability and Interfacial Adhesions in Bio-Compatible Electronics
Room 2100/2101 Session Chair:     Shuodao Wang, Huanyu Cheng, Jianling Xiao Track D:  Mechanics of Solids and Structures
10:00 am Design of strain-limiting substrate materials for stretchable and flexible electronics (Invited)

Yonggang Huang, Yinji Ma


10:30 am Mechanics of stretchable interconnects with fractal-inspired designs (Invited)

Yihui Zhang,   Yonggang Huang

11:00 am Buckling of spherical-sector shell and its implications in measuring the mechanical properties of tympanic membrane

Shuodao Wang, Bo Wang

11:20 am Conformability of a thin elastic membrane laminated on a soft substrate with slightly wavy surface

Liu Wang, Nanshu Lu 




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