B. K. Zimmerman, B. Datta, R. Shi, R. Schulman, T. D. Nguyen (2024) “A Reactive Electrochemo- mechanical Theory for Growth and Remodeling of Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels and Application to Dynamic Polymerization of DNA Hydrogels”, Journal of the Physics and Mechanics of Solids,105568, DOI:10.1016/j.jmps.2024.105568. [Link]

A. E. H. Chehade, B. Shen, C. M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen, S. Govindjee (2024) “Finite element modeling of viscoelastic liquid crystal elastomers”, submitted. [Link]

V. Hannay, C. A. Czerpak, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen, (2024) “A Non-Invasive Clinical Method to Measure In Vivo Mechanical Strains of the Lamina Cribrosa by Optical Coherence Tomography”, Ophthalmology Science, 100473, DOI:10.1016/j.xops.2024.100473. [Link]

C. A. Czerpak, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2024) “Long-Term Remodeling Response in the Lamina Cribrosa Years after IOP Lowering by Suturelysis after Trabeculectomy”,  Ophthalmology Glaucoma:  DOI:10.1016/j.ogla.2024.01.003. [Link]


S. Deng, J. Liu, B. Datta, A. Pantula, D. H. Gracias, T. D. Nguyen, B. A. Bitner, N. J. Cowan (2023) “A Data-Driven Approach to Geometric Modeling of Systems with Low-Bandwidth Actuator Dynamics”, DOI:10.48550/arXiv.2307.01062. [Link]

I. A. Pitha, L. Du, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley (2023) “IOP and glaucoma damage: the essential role of mechanosensors”, 99:101232, DOI: 10.1016/j.preteyeres.2023.101232.[Link]

A. Korneva, E. C. Kimball, T. V. Johnson, S. Quillen, M.E. Pease, H. A. Quigley, T, D. Nguyen (2023) “Comparison of the Biomechanics of the Mouse Astrocytic Lamina Cribrosa Between Glaucoma and Optic Nerve Crush Models”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 63:312-325, DOI:10.1016/j.actbio.2022.02.023. [Link]

Q. Jin, D. Pandey, S. Lewis, H.W. Sung, C. B. Thompson, S. Kuo, T. D. Nguyen, K. L. Wilson, D. Gracias, L. Romer, (2023) ”Acute Downregulation of Emerin Alters Actomyosin Cytoskeleton Connectivity and Function”, Biophysical J, 22:3690-3703, DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2023.05.027. [Link]

C. A. Czerpak, Y. T. T. Ling, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2023) “Effects of Glaucoma on the Structure and Pressure-Induced Strain Response of the Human Lamina Cribrosa”, J Biomech Eng, 145:101005, DOI:10.1115/1.4062846. [Link]

Y. T. T. Ling, A. Korneva, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen, (2023) “Computational Study of the Mechanical Behavior of the Astrocyte Network and Axonal Compartments in the Mouse Optic Nerve Head”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, DOI:10.21203/, in press. [Link]

A. Korneva, E. C. Kimball, S. Quillen, J. L. Jefferys, M. Nawathe, Y. T. T. Ling, T, D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley (2023), “Mechanical Strain in the Mouse Astrocytic Lamina Increases After Exposure to Recombinant Trypsin”, Acta Biomaterialia, 163:312-325, DOI:10.1016/j.actbio.2022.02.023. [Link]

Z, Wang, O. Agarwal, J. E. Seppala, K. J. Hemker, T. D. Nguyen (2023) “Computational Study of Tear Testing of a Single Weld Formed by Fused Filament Fabrication”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 90:011001, DOI:10.1115/1.4055729.[Link]

C. A. Czerpak, M. S. Kashaf, B. K. Zimmerman, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen, (2023) “The Strain Response to Intraocular Pressure Decrease in the Lamina Cribrosa of Patients with Glaucoma”, Ophthalmology Glaucoma, 6:11-22 DOI:10.1016/j.ogla.2022.07.005, PMID: 35863747.[Link]


A. Pantula, B. Datta, Y. Shi, M. Wang, J. Liu, S. Deng, N. J. Cowan, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias, (2022) “Untethered unidirectionally crawling gels driven by an asymmetry in contact forces”, 7:eadd2903, DOI:10.1126/scirobotics.add2903.[Link]

C, Guan, M. E. Pease, S. Quillen, Y. T. T. Ling, X. Li, E. Kimball, T. V. Johnson, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley (2022) “Quantitative Microstructural Analysis of Cellular and Tissue Remodeling in Human Glaucoma Optic Nerve Head”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science 63:18,  DOI:10.1167/iovs.63.11.18, PMID: 36269186.[Link]

Z. Wang, A. E. H. Chehade, S. Govindjee, T. D. Nguyen (2022) “A nonlinear viscoelasticity theory for nematic liquid crystal elastomers”,  Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 163:104829, DOI:10.1016/j.jmps.2022.104829. [Link]

S.-Y. Jeon, B. Shen, N. A. Traugutt, Z. Zhu, L. Fang, X. M Yakacki, T. D Nguyen, S. H. Kang (2022) “Synergistic Energy Absorption Mechanisms of Architected Liquid Crystal Elastomers”, Advanced Materials, 34:2200272, DOI:10.1002/adma.202200272.[Link]


Y. Mei, J. Liu, X. Guo, B. Zimmerman, T. D. Nguyen, S. Avríl (2021) “General Finite-Element Framework of the Virtual Fields Method in Nonlinear Elasticity”, Journal of Elasticity, 145:265–294. [Link]

L. Fang, Y. Yan, O. Agarawal, J. E. Seppala, K. D. Migler, T. D. Nguyen, S. H. Kang (2021) “Estimations of the effective Young’s modulus of specimens prepared by fused filament fabrication”, Additive Manufacturing, 42:101983. [Link]

Z. Wang, J Guo, J. E. Seppala, T. D. Nguyen (2021) “Extending the effective temperature model to the large strain hardening behavior of glassy polymers”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 146:104175. [Link]

J. Szeto, L. McCrea, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, I. Pitha, (2021) “Regional differences and physiological behavior in peripapillary scleral fibroblast.”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 62:1-11. [Link]


A. Korneva, E. C. Kimball, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2020) “Biomechanics of the optic nerve head and peripapillary sclera in a mouse model of glaucoma”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 17:20200708. [Link]

B. Teng, D. Li, L. Shen; L. R. Pasquale, M. V. Boland, P. Y. Ramulu, S. Wellik; C. G. De Moraes; J. S Myers; S. Yousefi; T. D. Nguyen; E. Y. Choi; H. Wang; P. J. Bex; T. Elze; M. Wang (2020), “Inter-eye symmetries of visual field defects in glaucoma and Its clinical utility”, Translational Vision Science & Technology, 9:1-11. [Link]

C. P. Martin Linares, N. A. Traugutt, M. Saed, A. Martin Linares, C. M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2020), “The effect of alignment on the rate-dependent behavior of a main-chain liquid crystal elastomers”, Soft Matter, 16:8782-8798. [Link]

Y.-T. T. Ling, M. E. Pease, J. L. Jefferys, E. C. Kimball, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2020) “Pressure-induced changes in astrocyte GFAP, actin and nuclear morphology in mouse optic nerve”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 61:1-14. [Link]

M. Wang, L. Q. Shen, L. R. Pasquale, M. V. Boland, S. R. Wellik, C. Gustavo De Moraes, J. S. Myers, T. D. Nguyen, R. Ritch, H. Wang, J. Tichelaar, D. Li, P. J. Bex, T. Elze (2020), “Machine Learning Classification of Central Visual Field Patterns in Glaucoma”, Ophthalmology, 127:731-738. [Link]

D. E. Midgett, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2020), “The Inflation Response of the Human Lamina Cribrosa and Sclera: Analysis of Deformation and Interaction”, Acta Biomaterialia, 106:225-241. [Link]

D. E. Midgett, B. Liu, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2020), “The Effects of Glaucoma on the Pressure-Induced Strain Response of the Human Lamina Cribrosa”, Investigative Ophthal- mology & Vision Science, 61:41. [Link]

Q. Jin, A. Bhatta, J. V. Pagaduan, X. Chen, H. West-Foyle, J. Liu, A. Hou, D. Berkowitz, S. Kuo, F. B. Askin, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias, L. Romer (2020) “Biomimetic human small muscular pulmonary arteries”, Science Advances, 6:eaaz2598. [Link]

C. Boote, I.A. Sigal, R. Grytz, Y. Hua, T. D. Nguyen, M. A. Girard (2020), “Scleral Structure and Biomechanics”, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 74:100773. [Link]


J. Liu, O. Erol, A. Pantula, W. Liu, Z. Jiang, K. Kobayashi, D. Chatterjee, N. Hibino, L. H. Romer, S. H. Kang, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias (2019) “Dual-gel 4D Printing of Bioinspired Tubes”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11:8492-8498. [Link].

J. Liu, W. Liu, A. Pantula, Z. Wang, D. H. Gracias, T. D. Nguyen (2019) “Periodic buckling of soft 3D printed bioinspired tubes”, Extreme Mechanics Letters. [Link].

J. K. Pijanka, P. P. Markov, Dan Midgett, N. G. Paterson, N. White, E. J. Blain, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote (2019) “Quantification of collagen fiber structure using second harmonic generation imaging and two?dimensional discrete Fourier transform analysis: Application to the human optic nerve head “, Journal of Biophotonics, 12:e201800376. [Link]

Z. Jia and T. D. Nguyen (2019) “A Micromechanical Model for the Growth of Collagenous Tissues under Mechanics-Mediated Collagen Deposition and Degradation”, 98:96-107. [Link]

Y.-T. T. Ling, R. Shi, D. E. Midgett, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2019) “Characterizing the Collagen Network Structure and Pressure-Induced Strains of the Human Lamina Cribrosa”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 60:2406-2422. [Link]

P. Bose, J. Eyckmans, T. D. Nguyen, C. S. Chen, D. H. Reich (2019) “Effects of Geometry on the Mechanics and Alignment of Three-Dimensional Engineered Microtissues”, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 5:3843-3855. [Link].

D. E. Midgett, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2019) “In Vivo Characterization of the Deformation of the Human Optic Nerve Head Using Optical Coherence Tomography and Digital Volume Correlation”,Acta Biomaterialia, 96:385-399. [Link].


H. Dong, A. Azoug, M. Robbins, T. C. O’Connor, Z. Wang, T. D. Nguyen (2018) “Micromechanical Models for the Stiffness and Strength of UHMWPE Macrofibrils”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 116:70-98.  [Link].

M.Chen, J. W. Ruberti, T. D. Nguyen (2018) “ Increased Stiffness of Collagen Fibrils following Cyclic Tensile Loading”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 82:345-354. [Link].

D. E. Midgett, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2018), “The Contribution of Sulfated Glycosaminoglycans to the Inflation Response of the Human Optic Nerve Head”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 59:3144-3154. [Link]

C. Nguyen, D. E. Midgett, E. Kimball, J. L. Jefferys, T. D. Nguyen, J. Schaub, M. Pease, and H. A. Quigley (2018) “Age-related Changes in Quantitative Strain of Mouse Astrocytic Lamina Cribrosa and Peripapillary Sclera Using Confocal Microscopy in an Explant Model”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 59:5157-5166. [Link]


R. Xiao, G. Ghazaryan, T. A. Tervoort, T. D. Nguyen (2017) “Modeling the Energy Storage and Structural Evolution during Finite Viscoplastic Deformation of Glassy Polymers”, Physical Review E, 95:063001. [Link].

J. Guo, T. Shroff, C.-K. Yoon, J. Liu, J. C. Breger, D. H. Gracias, T. D. Nguyen (2017) ”Bidirectional and Biaxial Curving of Thermoresponsive Bilayer Plates with Soft and Stiff Segments”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, in press.  [Link].

A. Cangialosi, C. Yoon, J. Liu, Q. Huang, Jingkai Guo, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias, R. Schulman (2017) “Programmable DNA Sequence-Driven Shape Change of Photopatterned Hydrogels via High-Degree Swelling ”, Science, 357:1126-1130. [Link].

D. E. Midgett, M.E. Pease, J.L. Jefferys, M. Patel, C. Franck, H.A. Quigley, T.D. Nguyen (2017) “The Pressure-Induced Deformation Response of the Human Lamina Cribrosa: Analysis for the Effects of Age and Regional Variations”, Acta Biomaterialia, 53:123-139. [Link]

C. Nguyen, D. E. Midgett, E. C. Kimball, M. R. Steinhart, T.D. Nguyen, M.E. Pease, E. N. Ogelsby and H. A. Quigley (2017) “Measuring Deformation in the Mouse Optic Nerve Head and Peripapillary Sclera”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 58:721-733. [Link]

H. Quigley, K. Arora, S. Idrees, F. Solano, S. Bedrood, C. Lee, J. Jefferys, T. D. Nguyen (2017) “Biomechanical Responses of Lamina Cribrosa to Intraocular Pressure Change Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma Eyes”, Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, 58(5):2566-2577. [Link]

B. Notghi, R. Bhardwaj, S. Bailoor, K.A. Thompson, A.A Weaver, J.D. Stizel, T.D. Nguyen (2017) “Biomechanical Evaluations of Injury Risk for Blast Loading”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 139:081010. [Link]


S.A. Bentil, K.T. Ramesh, T.D. Nguyen (2016) “A dynamic inflation test for soft materials”, Experimental Mechanics, in press [Link].

R. Xiao, C.M. Yakacki, J. Guo, C. P. Frick, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “A predictive parameter for the shape memory behavior of thermoplastic polymers”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 54:1405-1414, DOI:10.1002/polb.23981.[Link].

A. Azoug, V. Vasconcellos, J. Dooling, M. Saed, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “Viscoelasticity of the polydomain-monodomain transition in main-chain liquid crystal elastomers”,  Polymer, 98:165-171 [Link].

R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “A Thermodynamic Modeling Approach for Dynamic Softening in Glassy Amorphous Polymers”,  Extreme Mechanics Letters, 8:70-77, DOI:10.1016/j.eml.2016.03.005, [Link].

B. J. Murienne and T. D. Nguyen (2016) “A comparison of 2D and 3D digital image correlation for a membrane under inflation”,  Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 77: 92-99 [Link].

M.E. Susilo, J.A. Paten, E.A. Sander, T.D. Nguyen, J.W. Ruberti, (2016) “Collagen Network Strengthening Following Cyclic Tensile Loading”, Journal of the Royal Society: Interface Focus,6: 20150088 [Link].

E.L. Singman, N. Daphalapurkar, H. White, T. D. Nguyen, L. Panghat, J. Chang, T. McCulley (2016) “Indirect traumatic optic neuropathy”, Military Medical Research, 3:1-6 [Link].

B. J. Murienne, M. L. Chen, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2016) “The contribution of glycosaminoglycans to the mechanical behavior of the posterior human sclera”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 13:20160367 [Link].


R. Xiao,  J. Guo, and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Modeling the multiple shape memory  effect and temperature memory effect in amorphous polymers”, RSC Advances,5, 416-423, [Link].

J. C. Breger, C. Yoon, R. Xiao, H. R. Kwag, M. O.  Wang, J. P. Fisher, T. D. Nguyen, D. Gracias (2015) “Self-folding thermo-magnetically responsive soft-microgrippers”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 3398–3405 [Link].

R. Xiao, J. Guo, D. L. Safranski,  T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Solvent-driven temperature memory and multiple shape memory effects”, Soft Matter, in press [Link].

R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Thermo-mechanics of Amorphous Shape-memory Polymers ”, Procedia IUTAM, 12, 154–161  [Link].

R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “An Effective Temperature Theory for the Nonequilibrium Behavior of Amorphous Polymers”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 82:62–81 [Link].

J. Guo, R. Xiao, H. S. Park, and T. D. Nguyen (2015) “The Temperature-Dependent Viscoelastic Behavior of Dielectric Elastomers”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82:091009 [Link].

B. J. Murienne, J. L. Jefferys, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “The effects of glycosaminoglycans on the mechanical behavior of the posterior porcine sclera”, Acta Biomaterialia, 12, 195-206 [Link].

B. Coudrillier, J, Pijanka, J. Jefferys, T. Sorensen,  H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Collagen Structure and Mechanical Properties of the Human Sclera: Analysis for the Effects of Age”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 137, 041006 [Link].

J. Pijanka, M. T. Spang, T. Sorensen, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, C.
Boote (2015)  “Depth-dependent changes in collagen organization in the human peripapillary sclera”,  PLOS One,10:e0118648 [Link]

B. Coudrillier, J. Pijanka, J. Jefferys, T. Sorensen, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Effects of Age and Diabetes on the Scleral Stiffness”, Journal Biomechanical Engineering, 137:071007 [Link].

S. Bailoor, R. Bhardwaj,   T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Effectiveness of Eye Armor During Blast Loading”,  Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, in press [Link].

B. Coudrillier, J. Pijanka, J. Jefferys, A. Goel, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote, T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Glaucoma-related changes in the mechanical properties and collagen micro-architecture of the human sclera”, PLOS One, 10:e0131396 [Link].

T. D. Nguyen and C. R. Ethier (2015) “Biomechanical Assessment in Models of Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy”, Experimental Eye Research, 141:125–138 [Link].

T. K. Tonge, J. W. Ruberti T. D. Nguyen (2015) “Micromechanical modeling study of the mechanical stabilization of enzymatic degradation of collagen tissues”, Biophysical Journal, 109:2689-2700 [Link].


C. Yoon, R. Xiao, J. Park, J. Cha, T. D. Nguyen, D. Gracias (2014) “Functional stimuli responsive hydrogel devices by self-folding”, Smart Materials and Structures  23, 094008 [Link].

R. Bhardwaj, K. Ziegler, J. H. Seo, K. T. Ramesh, T. D. Nguyen (2014) “A computational model of blast loading on the human eye”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 13, 123-140 [Link].

M. R. Steinhart, E. Cone-Kimball, C. Nguyen; T. D. Nguyen, M. E. Pease, S. Chakravarti, E. N. Oglesby, H. A. Quigley (2014) “Susceptibility to glaucoma damage related to age and connective tissue mutations in mice”, Experimental Eye Research, 119, 54-60 [Link].

E. Cone-Kimball, C. Nguyen, M. R. Steinhart, T. D. Nguyen, M. E. Pease, E. N. Oglesby, B. C. Oveson H. A. Quigley (2014) “Experimental scleral cross-linking increases glaucoma damage in a mouse model”, Experimental Eye Research, 128, 129-140 [Link].

J. Pijanka, E. Cone-Kimball, M.E. Pease, A. Abass, T. Sorensen, T. D. Nguyen, H. A. Quigley, C. Boote (2014) “Changes in scleral collagen organization in murine chronic experimental glaucoma”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 55, 6554-6564 [Link].


H. S. Park and T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Viscoelastic Effects on Electromechanical Instabilities in Dielectric Elastomers”, Soft Matter9, 1031-1042. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling Shape-Memory Behavior in Polymers”, Polymer Reviews53, 130-152. [Link]

R. Xiao, N. Lakhera, J. Choi, C.P Frick, C.M Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the Glass Transition of Amorphous Networks for Shape-Memory Behavior ”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids61, 1612-1635. [Link]

M. Jamal, S. S. Kadam, R. Xiao, F. Jivan, T. M. Onn, R. Fernandez, T. D. Nguyen, D. H. Gracias (2013) “Bio-origami with photocrosslinked PEG hydrogel bilayers”, Advanced Healthcare Materials2, 1142-1150  [Link].

S. Alexander, R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the thermoviscoelastic properties and recovery behavior of shape memory polymer composites”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 041003  [Link].

R. Xiao and T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Modeling the solvent-driven shape-memory effect in polymers”, Soft Matter, 9, 9455 – 9464 [Link].

J. Wang, T. D. Nguyen, H. S. Park (2013) “ Electrostatically-driven creep in viscoelastic dielectric elastomers”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 051006 [Link].

B. Coudrillier, C. Boote, H. A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Scleral Anisotropy and Its Effects on the Deformation Response of the Optic Nerve Head”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 12, 941-963. [Link]

T. K. Tonge, L. Atlan, L. Voo, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Full-field Bulge Test for Planar Anisotropic Tissues: Part I – Experimental Methods Applied to Skin Tissue”, Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 5913-5925. [Link]

T. K. Tonge, L. Voo, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Full-field Bulge Test for Planar Anisotropic Tissues: Part II – A Thin Shell Method for Determining Material Parameters and Comparison of Two Distributed Fiber Modeling Approaches”, Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 5926-5942. [Link]

C. Nguyen, F.E Cone, T. D. Nguyen, B. Coudrillier, M.E. Pease, M.R. Steinhart, E.N. Oglesby, H.A. Quigley (2013) “Studies of Scleral Biomechanical Behavior Related to Susceptibility for Retinal Ganglion Cell Loss in Experimental Mouse Glaucoma”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 54, 1767-1780. [Link]

T. K. Tonge, B. Murienne, B. Coudrillier, W. Rothkopf, S. Alexander, T. D. Nguyen (2013) “Minimal preconditioning effects observed for inflation tests of planar tissues”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 135, 114502  [Link].


J. Choi, A.M. Ortega R. Xiao, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Effect of Physical Aging on the Recovery Response of Amorphous Shape-Memory Polymers ”, Polymer53, 2453-2464. [Link]

N. Lakhera, C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen, C. P. Frick (2012) “Partially Constrained Recovery of (Meth)acrylate Shape-Memory Polymer Networks”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science126, 72-82. [Link]

C. M. Yakacki, A. M. Ortega, C. P. Frick, N. Lakhera, R. Xiao, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Unique Recovery Behavior in Amorphous Shape-Memory Polymer Networks ”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering297,1160-1166. [Link]

B. Coudrillier, J. Tian, S.A. Alexander, K.M. Myers, H.A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2012) “Biomechanics of the human posterior sclera: Age- and glaucoma-related changes measured using inflation testing”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, 53, 1714-1728. [Link]

M. R. Steinhart, F.E. Cone, C, Nguyen, T. D. Nguyen, M.E. Pease, O. Puk, J. Graw, E.N. Oglesby, H.A. Quigley, (2012) “Mice with an induced mutation in collagen 8A2 develop larger eyes and are resistant to retinal ganglion cell damage in an experimental glaucoma model”, Molecular Vision, 18, 1093-1106. [Link]

J.K Pijanka, B. Coudrillier, K. Ziegler, T. Sorensen, K.M Meek, T. D. Nguyen, H.A. Quigley, C. Boote (2012) “Quantitative Mapping of Collagen Fiber Orientation in Non-Glaucoma and Glaucoma Posterior Human Scleras”, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. 53, 5258-5270. [Link]


C. Eberl , X. Wang, D.S. Gianola, T. D. Nguyen, M.Y He, A.G. Evans, K.J. Hemker (2011) “In Situ Measurement of the Toughness of the Interface Between a Thermal Barrier Coating and a Ni Alloy”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society94, s120–s127. [Link]

X. Chen and T. D. Nguyen (2011) “Influence of Thermoviscoelastic Properties and Loading Conditions on the Recovery Performance of Shape Memory Polymers, Mechanics of Materials43, 127-138. [Link]

C.M. Yakacki, T. D. Nguyen, R. Likos, R. Lamell, D. Guigou, K. Gall (2011) “Impact of Shape-Memory Programming on Mechanically-Driven Recovery in Polymers”, Polymer52, 4947-4954. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen and B.L. Boyce (2011) “An Inverse Finite Element Method for Determining the Anisotropic Properties of the Cornea”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 10, 323-337. [Link]

K.M. Myers, F.E. Cone, H.A. Quigley, T. D. Nguyen (2011) “The Scleral Inflation Response of Mouse Eyes to Increases in Pressure”, Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, 2, pp.87-92. [Link]


T. D. Nguyen, J. Yeager, D. F. Bahr, D. P. Adams, N. R. Moody (2010) “Nanoindentation of Compliant Substrate Systems: Effects of Geometry and Compliance”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology132, 021001. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen, C. M. Yakacki, P. D. Brahmbhatt, M. L. Chambers (2010) “Modeling the Relaxation Mechanism of Amorphous Shape Memory Polymers”, Advance Materials22, 3411-3423. [Link]

S. Gelman, F. E. Cone, M. E. Pease, T. D. Nguyen, K. Myers, H. A. Quigley (2010), “The Presence and Distribution of Elastin in the Posterior and Retrobulbar Regions of the Mouse Eye” Experimental Eye Research, 90, 210-215. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen (2010) “A Comparison of a Nonlinear and Quasilinear Viscoelastic Anisotropic Model for Fibrous Tissues” in Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Cellular, Molecular and Tissue. K. Garikipati and E. M. Arruda, eds. Springer, 16, pp.55-65. [Link]

K. M.  Myers, B. Coudrillier, B. L. Boyce, T. D. Nguyen (2010) “The Inflation Response of Bovine Sclera” Acta Biomaterialia, 6, 4327-4335. [Link]

K.M. Myers, F.E. Cone, H.A. Quigley, S. Gelman, M.E. Pease, T. D. Nguyen (2010) “The In Vitro Inflation Response of Mouse Sclera”, Experimental Eye Research, 91, 866-875. [Link]


H. J. Qi, T. D.  Nguyen, F. Castro, C. Yakacki, R. Shandas (2008) “Finite Deformation Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Thermally Induced Shape Memory Polymers”,  Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids56,1730-1751. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen, H. J. Qi, F. Castro, K. Long, (2008) “A Thermoviscoelastic Model for Armorphous Shape Memory Polymers: Incorporating Structural and Stress Relaxation”, Journal of Physics and Mechanics of Solids56, 1730-1751. [Link]

B. L. Boyce,  J. M. Grazier, R. E. Jones,  T. D. Nguyen  (2008) “Full-Field Deformation of Bovine Cornea Under Constrained Inflation Conditions”,  Biomaterials, 29, 3896-3904. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen, B. L. Boyce, R. E. Jones,  (2008) “A Nonlinear Viscoelastic Model for the Tensile Behavior of Bovine Cornea”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering,130, 041020-1. [Link]


B. L.  Boyce, R. E.   Jones, T. D.  Nguyen (2007) “Stress-Controlled Viscoelastic Tensile Response of Bovine Cornea”, Journal of Biomechanics, 40, 2367-2376. [Link]

T. D. Nguyen, R. E.  Jones, B. L. Boyce, (2007) “Modeling the Anisotropic Finite-Deformation Viscoelastic Behavior of Soft Fiber-Reinforced Composites”,  International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, 8366-8389. [Link]


T. D. Nguyen and S. Govindjee (2006) “Numerical Study of Geometric Constraint and Cohesive Parameters in Steady-State Viscoelastic Crack Growth,” International Journal of Fracture, 141, 55–268. [Link]


T. D. Nguyen, S. Govindjee, P.A. Klein, H. Gao (2005) “A Material Force Method for Inelastic Fracture Mechanics,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 53, p.91–121. [Link]


T. D. Nguyen, S. Govindjee, P.A. Klein, H. Gao (2004) “A Rate-Dependent Cohesive Continuum Model for the Study of Crack Dynamics,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering193, 3239–3265. [Link]


E. Zywicz, M.J. O’Brien, T. Nguyen (2003) “On the Elastic-Plastic Response of a Large-Tow Triaxially Braided Composite,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 16, p.183–191. [Link]


E. Zywicz and T. Nguyen (2000) “On the Flexural and Extensional Behavior of a Large-Tow Triaxial Braided Composite,” Composites Science and Technology60, p.2989–2999. [Link]