Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Engineering Mechanics (EM)

Dr. LIU Zhuangjian

Dr. LIU Zhuangjian

Research Interests:

  • Computational mechanics in solid and fluid dynamics
  • Mechanics of Thin Film and Stretchable Electronics
  • Structural damage and failure analysis
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • FEA in composite material and structures


  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2009
  • Master of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2000
  • Master of Engineering, Tong Ji University, China, 1994
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Tian Jin University, China, 1984

Published Journals/ Articles:

Published Journals/ Articles

    1. Y. Song, Y. Xie, V. Malyarchuk, J. Xiao, I.H. Jung, K-J. Choi, Z.J. Liu, H. Park, C. Lu, R-H. Kim, R. Li, K.B. Crozier, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers. (2013). “Digital cameras with designs inspired by the arthropod eye”. Nature, Vol 497 No. 7447 pp 95-99.
    2. D-H. Kim, R. Ghaffari, N. Lu, S. Wang, S. Lee, H. Keum, R. D"Angelo, L. Klinker, Y. Su, C. Lu, Y-S. Kim, A. Ameen, Y. Li, Y. Zhang, B. de Graff, Y-Y. Hsu, Z.J. Liu, J. Ruskin, L. Xu, C. Lu, F. Omenetto, Y. Huang, M. Mansour, M. Slepian, and J.A. Rogers. (2012). “Electronic Sensor and Actuator Webs for Large-Area Complex Geometry Cardiac Mapping and Therapy”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 109, No.49, pp 19910-19915.
    3. Y. Su, Z.J. Liu, S. Kim, J. Wu, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers. (2012). “Mechanics of stretchable electronics with high fill factors". International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol.49, Issues 23–24, pp. 3416–3421, 2012
    4. J-H. Lee, J. Wu, J-H. Ryu, Z.J. Liu, M. Meitl , Y.W. Zhang, Y. Huang, and J.A. Rogers (2012), “Stretchable Semiconductor Technologies with High Areal Coverages and Strain-Limiting Behavior: Demonstration in High-Effi ciency Dual-Junction GaInP/GaAs Photovoltaics”. Small, Vol 8, No. 12, pp 1851–1856.
    5. S. Kim, Y. Su, A. Mihi, S. Lee, Z.J. Liu, T.K. Bhandakkar, J. Wu, J.B. Geddes III, H.T. Johnson, Y.W. Zhang, J-K. Park, P.V. Braun, Y. Huang, and J.A. Rogers. (2012). “Imbricate Scales as a Design Construct for Microsystem Technologies”. Small, Vol 8, No. 6, pp 901–906.
    6. D-H. Kim, N. Lu, R. Ghaffari, Y.-S. Kim, S. P. Lee, L.i Xu, J. Wu, R.-H. Kim, J. Song, Z.J. Liu, J. Viventi, B. de Graff, B. Elolampi, M. Mansour, M. J. Slepian, S. Hwang, J. D. Moss, S.-M.Won, Y. Huang, B. Litt and J.A. Rogers. (2011). “Materials for Multifunctional Balloon Catheters with Capabilities in Cardiac Electrophysiological Mapping and Ablation Therapy”. Nature Materials. Vol. 10, No.4, pp.316-323.
    7. J. Wu, Z.J Liu, J. Song, Y. Huang, K-C. Hwang,. Y.W. Zhang, and J.A. Rogers. (2011). “Stretchability of encapsulated electronics” Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 99, 061911.
    8. X. Feng, B.-D Yang, Y. Liu, Y. Wang, C. Dagdeviren, Z.J Liu, A Carlson, J Li, Y Huang and J.A. Rogers. (2011). “Stretchable Ferroelectric Nanoribbons with Wavy Configurations on Elastomeric Substrates”. ACS Nano. Vol. 5 No. 4. pp.3326-3332.
    9. C. Chen, W. Tao, Z.J. Liu, Y.W. Zhang, and J. Song. (2011). “Controlled buckling of thin film on elastomeric substrate in large eformation”. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters. Volume 1, Issue 2, 021001.
    10. J.-H. Lee, J. Wu, M.X. Shi, J.-S. Yoon, S.-I. Park, M. Li, Z.J. Liu, Y. Huang, and J. A. Rogers. (2011). “Stretchable GaAs Photovoltaics with Designs That Enable High Areal Coverage”. Advanced Materials. Vol. 23, issue 8, pp.986-991. (Cover Page)
    11. I.-H. Jung, J. Xiao, V. Malyarchuk, C. Lu, M. Li, Z.J. Liu, J. Yoon, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers. (2011). “Dynamically tunable hemispherical electronic eye camera system with adjustable zoom capability”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 108, No. 5, pp.1788-1793. (Cover Page).
    12. R.-H. Kim, D.-H. Kim, J. Xiao, B.H. Kim, S.-I. Park, B. Panilaitis, R. Ghaffari, J.M. Yao, M. Li, Z.J Liu, V. Malyarchuk, D.G. Kim, A.-P. Le, R.G. Nuzzo, D.L. Kaplan, F.G. Omenetto, Y. Huang, Z. Kang, and J. A. Rogers. (2010). “Waterproof AlInGaP optoelectronics on stretchable substrates with applications in biomedicine and robotics”. Nature Materials, Vol 9, Issue 11, pp 929-937.
    13. S. Kim, J. Wu, A. Carson, S.H. Jin, A. Kovalsky, P. Glass, Z.J. Liu, N. Ahmed, S.L. Elgan, W.Q. Chen, P.M. Ferreira, M. Sitti, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers. (2010). “Microstructured elastomeric surfaces with reversible adhesion and examples of their use in deterministic assembly by transfer printing”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 107, N0.40, pp 17095-17100.
    14. J. Xiao, A. Carlson, Z.J. Liu, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers. (2010). “Analytical and experimental studies of the mechanics of deformation in a solid with a wavy surface profile”. Journal of Applied Mechanics (ASME Transactions). Vol. 77, article 011003.
    15. D.-H. Kim, Y.-S. Kim, J. Wu, Z.J. Liu, J. Song, H.-S Kim, Y. Huang, K-C Hwang, and J.A. Rogers. (2009). “Ultrathin Silicon Circuits With Strain-Isolation Layers and Mesh Layouts for High-Performance Electronics on Fabric, Vinyl, Leather, and Paper”. Advanced Materials. Vol 21 Issue 36 , pp. 3703-3707.
    16. S.-I. Park, Y. Xiong, R.-H. Kim, P. Elvikis, M. Meit, D.-H. Kim, J. Wu, J. Yoon, C.-J. Yu, Z.J. Liu, Y. Huang, K. Hwang, P. Ferreira, X. Li, K. Choquette and J.A. Rogers. (2009). “Printed Assemblies of Ultrathin, Microscale Inorganic Light Emitting Diodes for Deformable and Semitransparent Displays”. Science. Vol. 325, pp. 977- 981.
    17. D.-H. Kim, Z.J. Liu, Y.-S Kim, J. Wu, J. Song, H-S Kim, Y. Huang, K. Hwang, YW. Zhang and J.A. Rogers (2009). “Optimized Structural Designs for Stretchable Silicon Integrated Circuits”. Small. Vol 5, No. 24, pp. 2841-2847.
    18. Z.J. Liu, Y.W. Zhuang, J. Song, D-H. Kim, Y. Huang and J.A. Rogers (2009). “Numerical Simulation of Stretchable and Foldable Silicon Integrated Circuits”. Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 74 pp 197-200.
    19. D.-H. Kim, J.Z. Song, W.-M. Choi, H.-S. Kim, R.-H. Kim, Z.J. Liu, Y. Huang, K.C. Hwang, Y.W. Zhang and J.A. Rogers. (2008). “Materials and Non-Coplanar Mesh Designs for Integrated Circuits with Linear Elastic Responses to Extreme Mechanical Deformations”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 105, No. 48, pp. 18675-18680, 2008. Cover page
    20. D.-H. Kim, W.-M. Choi, J.-H. Ahn, H.-S. Kim, J. Song, Y. Huang, Z.J. Liu, C.G. Koh and J.A. Rogers. (2008). “Complementary metal oxide silicon integrated circuits incorporating monolithically integrated stretchable wavy interconnects”. Applied Physics Letter. Vol.93, 044102.
    21. J. Xiao, A. Carlson, Z.J. Liu, Y.Huang, H. Jiang, and J.A. Rogers. .(2008). “Stretchable and compressible thin films of stiff materials on compliant wavy substrates”. Applied Physics Letter. Vol.93, 013109.
    22. D.-H. Kim, J.-H. Ahn, W.-M. Choi, H.-S. Kim, J. Song, Y. Huang, Z.J. Liu, C. Lu and J.A. Rogers. (2008). “Stretchable and Foldable Silicon Integrated Circuits”. Science. Vol 320, pp.507-511.
    23. J. Song, H. Jiang, Z. J. Liu, D.Y. Khang, Y. Huang, J.A. Rogers, C. Lu c, and C. G. Koh. (2008). “Buckling of a Stiff Thin Film on a Compliant Substrate in Large Deformation”. International Journal of Solids and Structures. Vol.45, pp3107-3121.
    24. X.N. Xie, H.J. Chung, Z.J. Liu, S.W. Yang, C.H. Sow, and Andrew T.S. Wee. (2007). “A new scenario in probe local oxidation: transient pressure wave-assisted ionic spreading and oxide pattern formation”. Advanced Materials. Vol.19, pp. 2618–2623.
    25. C.T. Koh, Z. J. Liu, D.-Y. Khang, J. Song, C. Lu, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers. (2007). “Edge Effects in Buckled Thin Films on Elastomeric Substrates”. Applied Physics Letter. Vol 91, 133113.
    26. C.H. Wong, F.S. Cui, B.K. Tan, Z.J. Liu, H.P. Lee, C. Lu, C.L. Foo, C. Song. (2007). “Nonlinear Finite Element Simulations to Elucidate the Determinants of Perforator Patency in Propeller Flaps”. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Vol 59, No6, pp. 672-678.
    27. Z.J Liu, C. Lu, A.W.C. Chua, B.K. Tan. (2006). “Computational Simulation Slit Arteriotomy for End-to-side Arterial Anastomosis in Microsurgery”. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 39 Supplement 1.

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