2022-August: We have moved to a new website: https://sites.utexas.edu/yang. This website will stop updating. Welcome to check our new website!
2022-June: Our three abstracts have been accepted to the SES 2022 Annual Conference at Texas A&M University! Congratulations!
2022-May: Our paper "SpatioTemporally Adaptive Quadtree mesh (STAQ) Digital Image Correlation for resolving large deformations around complex geometries and discontinuities" is accepted by Experimental Mechanics!
2022-Feb: Our abstracts have been accepted by the 19th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM 2022)! I will give a keynote talk in the "Cavitation and bubble dynamics" session. Welcome to join us this June at Austin, Texas!
2022-Jan: Our three 2022 Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) Annual conference submissions have been accepted! Congratulations!
2021-Dec: Our paper "Mechanical Characterization of Agarose Hydrogels and their Inherent Dynamic Instabilities at Ballistic to Ultra-high Strain-rates via Inertial Microcavitation" has been accepted by Extreme Mechanics Letters.
2021-Oct: My co-authored paper "DIC Challenge 2.0: Developing images and guidelines for evaluating accuracy and resolution of 2D analyses – Focus on the metrological efficiency indicator" has been accepted by Experimental Mechanics! (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11340-021-00806-6)
2021-Oct: Our paper "Predicting complex non-spherical instability shapes of inertial cavitation bubbles in viscoelastic soft matter" has been accepted by Physical Review E!
2021-Sep: Our AL-DIC/DVC poster won 2nd place "People's choice award" at the 6th UW-Madison Postdoctoral Research Symposium (2021)!
2021-Sep: Our poster "Predicting Complex Non-spherical Instability Shapes of Inertial Cavitation Bubbles in Viscoelastic Soft Matter" has been accepted by the 2021 SES (Virtual) Conference!
2021-June: I have received an Attendee Fellowship to 25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM 2020+1) from the U.S. National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM). Thank you, USNC/TAM and ICTAM!
2021-April: Our paper "Characterizing viscoelastic materials via ensemble-based data assimilation of bubble collapse observations" is accepted by Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (Link).
2021-April: Our paper "Smart Digital Image Correlation Patterns via 3D Printing" has been accepted for publication in Experimental Mechanics (Link)!
2021-Feb: Our paper "Acoustic Cavitation Rheometry" has been accepted by Soft Matter (Link)!
2021-Jan: Our paper "Fast Adaptive Mesh Augmented Lagrangian Digital Image Correlation" has been accepted by Experimental Mechanics (Link)!
2020-Dec: Our three abstracts (i) "Optimal DIC Pattern Design on Highly Compliant and Complex Surfaces via 3D printing", (ii) "Probing material damage after violently collapsing cavitation in soft viscoelastic materials" , and (iii) "The penetration dynamics of a violent cavitation bubble through a hydrogel-water interface" submitted to 2021 Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) are accepted!
2020-Sep: Our paper "Epifluorescence-based three-dimensional traction force microscopy" is available online (Scientific Reports)!
2020-Sep: Our paper "Residual Intensity as a Morphological Identifier of Twinning Fields in Microscopic Image Correlation" is accepted by Experimental Mechanics!
2020-Sep: We have won the best poster award in the 5th Annual UW-Madison Postdoctoral Research Symposium!
2020-Aug: Our abstract "Dynamic Rugae Strain Localizations and Instabilities in Soft Viscoelastic Materials During Violent Inertial Microcavitation" submitted to 2020 Society of Engineering Science (SES) conference is accepted!
2020-May: Our strain stiffening in inertial cavitation paper is accepted by Extreme Mechanics Letters!
2020-April: Our augmented Lagrangian Digital volume correlation (ALDVC) paper is accepted by Experimental Mechanics!
2019-Dec: Our abstract submitted to 2020 Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual conference (SEM) is accepted!
2019-Oct: 2019 iDICs conference talk: Fast augmented Lagrangian digital volume correlation (AL-DVC) is given by Dr. Jin Yang!
2019-June: Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual conference (2019 SEM) talk: Strain stiffening effects of soft viscoelastic materials in inertial microcavitation is given by Dr. Jin Yang!
2019-May: I gave an invited keynote talk at PACAM-XVI conference: Strain Stiffening Effects of Soft Viscoelastic Materials at Extreme Loading Rates!