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1988

Probabilistic prediction of mixed mode fracture initiation and trajectory under random stresses

Grigoriu, M., El Borgi, S., Saif, M. T. A. & Ingraffea, A. R., Dec 1 1988, Probab Methods Civ Eng Proc 5th ASCE Spec Conf. Publ by ASCE, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Crack initiation
Fracture mechanics
Computer program listings
Trajectories
Cracks
1991

Reliability of beams on uncertain foundation

Saif, M. T. A. & Rahman, S., 1991, Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond. Adeli, H. & Sierakowski, R. L. (eds.). Publ by ASCE, p. 258-262 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Probability distributions
Differential equations
Stiffness
Decomposition
1993

Growing crack along elastic/creeping bi-material interface

Saif, M. T. A. & Hui, C. Y., 1993, Composite Materials. Jones, W. F. (ed.). Publ by ASME, Vol. 37. p. 65-76 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

crack
cracks
Cracks
stress field
power law
1995

Deformation of large micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) due to thermal and intrinsic stresses

Saif, M. T. & MacDonald, N. C., Jan 1 1995, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, p. 329-340 12 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2441).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

thermal stresses
Micro-electro-mechanical Systems
microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Cantilever Beam

Design considerations for large MEMS

Saif, M. T. A. & MacDonald, N. C., Jan 1 1995, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Varadan, V. K. (ed.). Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, p. 93-104 12 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2448).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Micro-electro-mechanical Systems
microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Processing
Fluids
1999

Integrated mesoscopic cooler circuits (IMCCS)

Shannon, M. A., Philpott, M. L., Miller, N. R., Bullard, C. W., Beebe, D. J., Jacobi, A. M., Hrnjak, P. S., Saif, M. T. A., Aluru, N. R., Sehitoglu, H., Rockett, A. & Economy, J., Dec 1 1999, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advanced Energy Systems Division (Publication) AES. ASME, p. 75-82 8 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advanced Energy Systems Division (Publication) AES; vol. 39).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Networks (circuits)
Refrigeration
Vapors
Cooling
Fabrication
2000

In-situ adhesion studies of a single living bovine endothelial cell using MEMS sensor

Sager, C., LeDuc, P. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2000, 1st Annual International IEEE-EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Dittmar, A. & Beebe, D. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 76-79 4 p. 893745. (1st Annual International IEEE-EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Endothelial cells
MEMS
Adhesion
Sensors
Cells
2001

Actuation of MEMS by light: An optical actuator

Sulfridge, M., Miller, N., Saif, T. & O'Hara, K., Dec 1 2001, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) - 2001. Lee, A. L., Simon, J., Breuer, K., Chen, S., Keynton, R. S., Malshe, A., Mou, J-I. & Dunn, M. (eds.). p. 107-113 7 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Micro-Electromechanical Systems Division Publication (MEMS); vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS
Actuators
Light velocity
Momentum
Vacuum

A novel MEMS-based technique for in-situ characterization of freestanding nanometer scale thin films inside SEM and TEM

Haque, M. A. & Saif, M. T. A., 2001, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) - 2001. Lee, A. L., Simon, J., Breuer, K., Chen, S., Keynton, R. S., Malshe, A., Mou, J-I. & Dunn, M. (eds.). Vol. 3. p. 15-20 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS
Tensile testing
Transmission electron microscopy
Thin films
Scanning electron microscopy
2002

Capillary interaction between a small thin solid plate and a liquid

Taher, M. & Saif, A., Dec 1 2002, 2002 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems - MSM 2002. Laudon, M. & Romanowicz, B. (eds.). p. 330-333 4 p. (2002 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems - MSM 2002).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Liquids
Laplace equation
Microfluidics
Contact angle
MEMS

Force response of single living cells due to localized deformation

Saif, T., Sager, C. & Coyer, S., Jan 1 2002, Microelectromechanical Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 591-593 3 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adhesion
Cells
Fibroblasts
Cell adhesion
Sensors

Length-scale dependence of elasticity in nanocrystalline materials for mems applications

Haque, M. A. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2002, Microelectromechanical Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 161-164 4 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanocrystalline materials
Elasticity
Thin films
Gold
Aluminum

Nonlinear dynamic study of a bistable MEMS beam toggled by optical actuation

Sulfridge, M., Saif, T. & Miller, N., Jan 1 2002, Microelectromechanical Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 117-120 4 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS
Laser pulses
Radiation
Dynamic analysis
Experiments

Self assembled nano wires

Saif, M. T. A., Alaca, B. E. & Sehitoglu, H., 2002, Microelectromechanical Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 83-85 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wire
Substrates
Cracks
Fracture toughness
Loads (forces)
2004

In situ TEM observations of grain growth in nanograined thin films

Hattar, K., Gregg, J., Han, J., Saif, T. & Robertson, I. M., Dec 1 2004, Stability of Thin Films and Nanostructures. p. 101-106 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 854).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Grain growth
Transmission electron microscopy
Thin films
transmission electron microscopy
thin films

Is there a critical size in nano grained metals for ductile to brittle transition?

Haque, A. & Saif, M. T. A., 2004, Proceedings of the 3rd ASME Integrated Nanosystems Conference - Design, Synthesis, and Applications. p. 93-94 2 p. NANO2004-46097

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tensile testing
Metals
Elasticity
Grain boundaries
Aluminum
2005

Force response of single living fibroblasts under large deformations studied by MEMS sensors

Yang, S. & Saif, M. T. A., 2005, Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2005 SBC. Vol. 2005. p. 1208-1209 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fibroblasts
MEMS
Sensors

Length scale effects on deformation and failure mechanisms of ultra-fine grained aluminum

Hattar, K., Han, J. H., Follstaedt, D. M., Hearne, S. J., Saif, M. T. A. & Rohertson, I. M., Dec 1 2005, In Situ Electron Microscopy of Materials. p. 1-6 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 907).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aluminum
Plasticity
Film thickness
Transmission electron microscopy
Mechanical properties

Microinstruments for single cellular studies

Yang, S. & Saif, T., Jan 1 2005, Micro Total Analysis Systems - Proceedings of MicroTAS 2005 Conference: 9th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. Transducer Research Foundation, p. 900-902 3 p. (Micro Total Analysis Systems - Proceedings of MicroTAS 2005 Conference: 9th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actins
Depolymerization
Fibroblasts
Green Fluorescent Proteins
MEMS

Observations on the response of actin networks in living fibroblasts due to large indentation/compression disturbance

Yang, S. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2005, Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2005 SBC. p. 303-304 2 p. (Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference; vol. 2005).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fibroblasts
Indentation
Compaction
2006

Deformation and failure processes operating in ultra-fine grain metals

Hattar, K., Robertson, I. M., Han, J., Saif, M. T. A., Hearne, S. J. & Follstaedt, D., 2006, Fracture of Nano and Engineering Materials and Structures - Proceedings of the 16th European Conference of Fracture. Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 683-684 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metals

DNA-templated free-standing nanowires with controllable dimensions for in-situ TEM analysis

Mani, S., Han, J., Saif, M. T. A., Richter, G. & Arzt, E., Dec 1 2006, 2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006. p. 537-539 3 p. 1717157. (2006 6th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, IEEE-NANO 2006; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanowires
DNA
Grain growth
Transmission electron microscopy
Aluminum Oxide

Mechanical response of single living cells under controlled stretch and indentation using functionalized micro force sensors

Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2006, Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology. 1 p. 4281287. (Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cell death
Indentation
Cells
Actins
Hysteresis

MEMS Based sensors for the study of indentation response of single cells

Yang, S. & Saif, M. T. A., 2006, 19th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. Vol. 2006. p. 20-23 4 p. 1627726

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indentation
MEMS
Sensors
Buckling
Agglomeration
2007

Learning by tension

Yang, S., Siechen, S., Sun, J., Chiba, A. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2007, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2007, SBC 2007. p. 65-66 2 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2007, SBC 2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS-based testing stage to study electrical and mechanical properties of nanocrystalline metal films

Han, J. H., Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., May 22 2007, MEMS/MOEMS Components and Their Applications IV. 64640C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6464).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

metal films
microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Electric properties
electrical properties
2008

Inhomogeneity and size of Microstructure - A new paradigm in understanding deformation mechanism of nanocrystalline metals

Rajagopalan, J., Han, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Sep 18 2008, Plasticity, Failure and Fatigue in Structural Materials-from Macro to Nano: Proceedings of the Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposium - Held during TMS 2008 Annual Meeting and Exhibition. p. 201-206 6 p. (TMS Annual Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

inhomogeneity
Metals
microstructure
Microstructure
Strain energy

MEMS based sensors to explore the role of tension in axons for neuro-transmission

Yang, S., Siechen, S., Sung, J., Chiba, A. & Saif, M. T. A., Aug 29 2008, MEMS 2008 Tucson - 21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. p. 308-310 3 p. 4443654. (Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS
Sensors
Neurology
Fruits
Muscle

Role of micro-structural heterogeneity in determining mechanical properties of nano-scale metals

Saif, M. T. A., 2008, Advances in Heterogeneous Material Mechanics 2008 - 2nd International Conference on Heterogeneous Material Mechanics, ICHMM 2008. p. 9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metals
Mechanical properties
Plastic deformation
Unloading
Recovery
2009

Studying the non-specific surface adhesion of cancer cells: A novel way to characterize and understand cancer metastasis

Tang, X., Cappa, T., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2009, SBC2009. PART A ed. 1 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2009, SBC2009; no. PART A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adhesion
Cells
2010

A novel way to characterize the non-specific surface adhesion of cancer cells and understand cancer metastasis

Tang, X., Cappa, T., Kuhlenschmidt, T., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2010, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2009, IMECE 2009. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 147-149 3 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings; vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adhesion
Cells
Tumors
Bearings (structural)
Tissue

Highly linear, ultra sensitive bio-mems force sensors with large force measurement range

Rajagopalan, J., Tofangchi, A. & Saif, M. T. A., 2010, MEMS 2010 - The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Technical Digest. p. 88-91 4 p. 5442558

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Force measurement
rangefinding
sensors
Sensors
Drosophila

Studying the mechanical sensitivity of human colon cancer cells through a novel bio-mems force sensor

Tang, X., Cappa, T., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. & Saif, T. A., Aug 4 2010, Proceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010. p. 45-46 2 p. (Proceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bond strength (materials)
Colonic Neoplasms
Cells
Sensors
Neoplasms

The role of mechanical tension in neurons

Rajagopalan, J., Tofangchi, A. & Saif, M. T. A., 2010, Biological Materials and Structures in Physiologically Extreme Conditions and Disease. Vol. 1274. p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

neurons
Neurons
axons
Drosophila
Plasticity
2011

The mechanical sensitivity of vesicle dynamics in in vivo and in vitro neurons

Ahmed, W. W., Li, T. C., Rubakhin, S., Chiba, A., Sweedler, J. V. & Saif, M. T. A., Nov 23 2011, Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2011. p. 436-439 4 p. (Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2011; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neurons
Cones
Imaging techniques
Compaction
2012

Loss of cell adhesion in colon cancer cells during in vitro metastasis measured by bio-mems force sensor

Tang, X. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2012. p. 251-252 2 p. (ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cell adhesion
Adhesion
Cells
Sensors
MEMS

Mechanical communication between cardiac cell leads to synchrony in beating

Tang, X., Bajaj, P., Bashir, R. & Saif, T., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2012. p. 333-334 2 p. (ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastic moduli
Stiffness
Communication
2013

Artificial swimmer powered by cardiomyocytes

Williams, B., Anand, S., Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Dec 1 2013, ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2013. (ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2013; vol. 1 A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cardiac Myocytes

In vitro cancer metastasis induced by mechanical force

Tang, X. & Saif, T., Dec 16 2013, ASME 2013 2nd Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, NEMB 2013. NEMB2013-93130. (ASME 2013 2nd Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, NEMB 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
In Vitro Techniques
Medicine
Phenotype
2014

A microfabricated, biohybrid, soft robotics flagellum

Williams, B. J., Anand, S. V., Rajagopalan, J. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2014, MEMS 2014 - 27th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 192-195 4 p. 6765607. (Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

propulsion
robotics
Propulsion
filaments
Robotics
2016

Induced coupling between contractile cells

Williams, B. J. & Saif, M. T. A., Jan 1 2016, Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials - Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics. Korach, C. S., Tekalur, S. A. & Zavattieri, P. (eds.). Springer New York LLC, p. 91-97 7 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Substrates
Tissue
Tensile strain
Communication
Cell culture
2017

Thermo-mechanical characterization of materials at micro/nanoscal E under bending

Elhebeary, M. & Saif, M. T. A., Feb 23 2017, 2017 IEEE 30th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 736-739 4 p. 7863513. (Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Single crystals
single crystals
silicon
Scanning electron microscopy