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Jiun-Shyan Chen

William Prager Chair Professor, Structural Engineering

Director, Center for Extreme Events Research




Computational solid mechanics, multiscale materials modeling, modeling of extreme events.

Chen's research interests are in computational solid mechanics and multiscale materials modeling.  More specifically, he investigates

  • Finite Element and Meshfree Methods for nonlinear mechanics
  • Stabilized Galerkin and collocation meshfree methods
  • Multiscale modeling of materials defect
  • Computational methods development for simulation of fragment-impact processes and shock dynamics in homeland security applications
  • Simulation-based disaster prediction and mitigation
  • Computational geomechanics and earth moving simulation
  • Multiscale and reduced order modeling of molecular systems with applications to DNA modeling
  • Image based multiscale computational mechanics for skeletal muscles
  • Accelerated Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for continuum, plates, shells, composites, large deformation, and contact problems
  • Mathematical analysis of Galerkin and collocation meshfree methods
  • Computational methods development for modeling of material manufacturing processes such as metal forming, stamping, and extrusion
  • Wavelet Galerkin method in multiscale homogenization of heterogeneous materials
  • Mesoscopic modeling of grain growth and grain boundary migration
  • Adaptive multiscale meshfree method for solving Schrödinger equation in quantum mechanics
  • Modeling of microstructural evolution and local instability (such as wrinkling formation) in polycrystalline materials
  • Computational damage mechanics and strain localization
  • Computational methods for rubber-like incompressible materials
  • Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian method for large deformation and contact problems
  • Mixed finite element method based on multiple-field variational principle
  • Probabilistic finite element method for acoustic-structure interaction

Capsule Bio:

J. S. Chen earned his undergraduate degree from National Central University (1978-1982) in Taiwan, and received master's (1986) and Ph.D. (1989) from Northwestern University. He worked in GenCorp's Research Division from 1989 to 1994. From 1994 to 2001, he held a faculty position in the Mechanical Engineering Department of The University of Iowa before moving to UCLA in 2001, where he served as the Chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering Department from 2007 to 2012. He was the Chancellor's Professor in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at UCLA and also Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department and Mathematics Department. In 2013, he joined the Structural Engineering Department of UCSD as the inaugural holder of the William Prager Endowed Chair.He also is the director of the Center for Extreme Events Research at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego.

Selected Awards and Honors:

  • Elected President of ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI), 2015 - 2017
  • Elected Inaugural Fellow, Engineering Mechanics Institute, 2013
  • The Computational Mechanics Award, International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM), 2012
  • The ICACM Award, International Chinese Association for Computational Mechanics (ICACM), 2011
  • President, US Association for Computational Mechanics, 2010-2012
  • Delivered more than 15 Plenary lectures and 20 Keynote lectures in international conferences
  • Elected Executive Council member, International Association for Computational Mechanics, 2010-present
  • Outstanding Alumnus of National Central University, Taiwan, 2007
  • Delivered Y. P. Shih Endowed Lecture, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan, 2008
  • Elected Executive and General Council Member, International Chinese Association for Computational Mechanic, 2007-present
  • Chancellor's Professor, UCLA, 2006-present
  • Vice President, US Association for Computational Mechanics, 2008-2010
  • Elected Treasurer, US Association for Computational Mechanics, 2006-2008
  • Elected Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2013
  • Elected Fellow, International Chinese Association for Computational Mechanics, 2011
  • Elected Fellow, International Association for Computational Mechanics, 2006
  • Elected Fellow, US Association for Computational Mechanics, 2005
  • Elected At-Large member, Executive Council, US Association for Computational Mechanics, 2001-2006
  • Editor-in-Chief, Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, an International Journal, 2006-present
  • Associate Editor, ASCE Engineering Mechanics, 2005-2010
  • Editorial/Advisory Board: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (2004-present), Structural Engineering and Mechanics (2003-present), International Journal of Computational Methods (2003 – present), Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics (2003-present), Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2009 – present), US Association for Computational Mechanics Newsletter (2008-2012), ASCE Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics (2011-present), Computational Particle Dynamics (2013-present), International Journal of Modern Mechanics (2014-present).
  • Guest Editor: Computational Mechanics (2000), Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2004), Mechanics of Materials (2009)
  • General Council member, International Association for Computational Mechanicss, 2003-present
  • James Lightners Faculty Fellowship, The University of Iowa, 2001
  • Faculty Scholar Award, The University of Iowa, 2000
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, The University of Iowa, 1996
  • Carver Scientific Research Initiation Award, The University of Iowa, 1996
  • GenCorp Technology Achievement Award, GenCorp, 1991
  • Global Directory of Who's Who, 2009/2010 Edition
  • Cited in Strathmore's Who's Who, 2004-2005 Edition, 2004
  • Cited in Who's Who in American Education, (6th Edition) 2003 edition
  • Cited in Who's Who in Engineering Education, 2002 edition
  • Cited in Lexington Who's Who, (Millennium Ed.), 2000
  • Cited in Who's Who in the World, (17th Ed.), 1999
  • Cited in Who's Who in Science and Engineering (4th Ed.), 1997
  • Cited in Who's Who in Finance and Industry (30th Ed.), 1996

Selected Publications:

Book Chapters

 

1.       Hillman, M., Chen, J. S., "An Implicit Gradient Meshfree Formulation for Convection-Dominated Problems," Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology Book Series [Eds. Kenji Takizawa, Yuri Bazilevs], accepted, 2015.

2.       Basava R. R., Chen J. S., Zhang Y., Sinha, S., Sinha, U., Hodgson, J., Csapo, R., and Malis, V., Pixel Based Meshfree Modeling of Skeletal Muscles. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, [Y.J. Zhang and J.M.R.S. Tavares Eds.], Springer, CompIMAGE 2014, LNCS 8641, pp. 316-327, 2014.

3.       Wang, D., Chen, J. S., "Recent Advances in Meshfree Methods for Plat and Shell Analysis," Computational Solid Mechanics-Structural Analysis and Algorithms" edited by Chen Y. [Eds. Chen, Y.], China Higher Education Press & Springer, 2013.

4.       Yang, J. P., Chi, S. Sw., Chen, J. S., Image Based Multiscale Modeling of Porous Bone Materials, Multiscale Simulations and Mechanics of Biological Materials [Eds. S. Li and D. Qian], John Wiley & Sons Lt., pp. 377-401, 2012.

5.       Chen, J. S., Guan, P. C., Chi, S. W., Ren, X., Roth, M. J., Slawson, T. R., Alsale, M., "Multiscale Semi-Lagrangian Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for Modeling Damage Evolution in Geomaterials," Advances in Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials, [Eds. S. Bonelli, C. Dascalu, F. Nicot], Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering 11, pp. 179-185, 2011

6.       Ren, X., Chen, J. S., and Li, J., "Micro-crack Informed Multi-scale Damage Model: Theory and Computation" Multiscale and Multiphysics Processes in Geomechanics, [Eds. W. Wu, R. Borja], Springer, pp. 117-121, 2011.

7.       Chen, J. S., Lee, C. H., Teng, H. L., Wang, H., "Atomistic to Continuum Modeling of DNA Molecules," Advances in Soft Matter Mechanics, [Ed: S. Li], Springer, pp. 1-53, 2010.

8.       Chen, J. S., Hu, W., "Orbital HP-Clouds for Quantum Systems," Meshless Method, [Eds. A. Ferreira, E. Kansa, G. Fasshauer, V. Leitão], pp. 51-62, Springer, 2008.

9.       Hu, H. Y., Chen, J. S., Hu, W., "Reproducing Kernel Enhanced Local Radial Collocation Method," Meshless Method, [Eds. A. Ferreira, E. Kansa, G. Fasshauer, V. Leitão], Springer, pp. 175-188, 2008.

10.   Chen, J. S. and Wu, Y., "Stability in Lagrangian and Semi-Lagrangian Reproducing Kernel Discretizations Using Nodal Integration in Nonlinear Solid Mechanics," Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, [Eds. V. M. A. Leitao, C. J. S. Alves, C. A. Duarte], Springer, pp. 55-77, 2007.

11.   Chen, J. S., Kim, N. H., "Meshfree Method and Application to Shape Optimization," Optimization of Structural and Mechanical Systems,World Scientific, [Ed. Arora], pp. 389-414, 2007.

12.   Chen, J. S. and Mehraeen, S. "A Coupled Meso-Macro Scale Formulation for Modeling of Microstructure Evolution and Wrinkling Formation in Polycrystalline Materials", Multiscaling in Molecular and Continuum Mechanics: Biology, Electronics and Material Science, [Ed. G. C. Shi], Springer, pp. 11-23, 2006.

13.   Chen, J. S., Liu, W. K. and Belytschko, T. "Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Methods for Material with Memory and Friction," Recent Development in Computational Fluid Dynamics [eds: T. Tezduyar and T. J. R. Hughes], ASME-AMD, Vol. 95, pp. 11-32, 1988.

14.   Liu, W. K., Chen, J. S. and Belytschko, T. "Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Stress Update Procedures," Advances in Inelastic Analysis [eds: S.Nakazawa, N.Robelo], ASME-AMD, Vol. 88, pp. 153-175, 1987.

15.   Liu, W. K., Chen, J. S. and Lu, Y. Y. "Probabilistic Analysis of a Fluid-Shell System with Random Imperfection," Computational Mechanics of  Probabilistic and Reliability Analysis [edt: W. K. Liu and T. Belytschko], Elmepress International, pp. 554-577, 1989.

Journal Articles

1.          Hillman, M. Chen, J. S., “Nodally Integrated Implicit Gradient Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for Convection Dominated Problems,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 10.1016/j.cma.2015.11.004, 2015.

2.          Wei, H., Chen, J. S., and Hillman, M., “A Stabilized Nodally Integrated Meshfree Formulation for Fully Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Analysis of Fluid-Saturated Porous Media”, Computers and Fluids, doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2015.11.002, 2015.

3.          Hillman, M., Chen, J. S., “An Accelerated, Convergent and Stable Nodal Integration in Galerkin Meshfree Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Mechanics,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, accepted, 2015.

4.          Ruter, M., Chen, J. S., “A Goal-oriented Error Estimator for Meshfree Methods Based on a Multi-space Approach,” submitted, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2015.

5.          Valizadeha, N., Bazilevsb, Y., Chen, J. S., Rabczuka, T., “An arbitrary order coupled meshfree/isogeometric method,” in press, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 293, pp. 20–37, 2015.

6.          Sherburn, J. A., Roth, M. J., Chen, J. S., Hillman, M., “Modeling of Concrete Slab Perforation Using a Reproducing Kernel Particle Impact and Penetration Formulation,” Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 86, pp. 96-110, 2015.

7.          Chen, J. S., Basava, R. R., Zhang, Y., Csapo, R. Malis, V., Sinha, U., Hodgson, J., and Sinha, S., “Pixel Based Meshfree Modeling of Skeletal Muscles,” Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization, DOI:10.1080/21681163.2015.1049712, 2015.

8.          Isogeometric Analysis,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 284, pp. 521-540, 2015.

9.          Chen, J. S., Marodon, C. and Hu, H. Y., “Model Order Reduction for Meshfree Solution of Poisson Singularity Problems,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 102, pp. 1211–1237, 2015.

10.      Chi, S. W., Lee, C. H., Chen, J. S., Guan, P. C., “A Level Set Enhanced Natural Kernel Contact Algorithm for Impact and Penetration Modeling,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 102:839–866, 2015.

11.      Hillman, M., Chen, J. S., and Chi, S. W., “Stabilized and Variationally Consistent Nodal Integration for Meshfree Modeling of Impact Problems,” Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol. 1, pp. 245–256, 2014.

12.      Wang, H. P., Wu, C. T., Chen, J. S., “A reproducing kernel smooth contact formulation for metal forming simulations,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 54, pp. 151–169, 2014.

13.      Aggarwal A., Chen, J. S., and Klug, W. S., “A Meshfree Method For Mechanics and Conformational Change of Proteins and Their Assemblies,” Computer Modeling in Engineering and Science, Vol.98, pp.69-99, 2014.

14.      Chi, S., Chen, J. S., and Hu, H. Y., “A Weighted Collocation on the Strong Form with Mixed Radial Basis Approximations for Incompressible Linear Elasticity,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 53, pp. 309–324, 2014.

15.      Boyce B. L. S. L. B. Kramer, H. E. Fang, T. E. Cordova, M. K. Neilsen, K. Dion, A. K. Kaczmarowski, E. Karasz, L. Xue, A. J. Gross, A. Ghahremaninezhad, K. Ravi-Chandar, S.-P. Lin, S.-W. Chi, J. S. Chen, E. Yreux, M. Rüter, D. Qian, Z. Zhou, S. Bhamare, D. T. O’Connor, S. Tang, K. I. Elkhodary, J. Zhao, J. D. Hochhalter, A. R. Cerrone, A. R. Ingraffea, P. A. Wawrzynek, B. J. Carter, J. M. Emery, M. G. Veilleux, P. Yang, Y. Gan, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, E. Madenci, B. Kilic, T. Zhang, E. Fang, P. Liu, J. Lua, K. Nahshon, M. Miraglia, J. Cruce, R. DeFrese, E. T. Moyer, S. Brinckmann, L. Quinkert, K. Pack, M. Luo, T. Wierzbicki, “The Sandia Fracture Challenge: blind round robin predictions of ductile tearing,“ International Journal of Fracture,” Vol. 186, pp. 5–68, 2014.

16.      Lee, C.H., Chen, J.S., “RBF-POD reduced-order modeling of DNA molecules under stretching and bending,” Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 6, No. 4, 395-409, 2013.

17.      Lee, C. H., Chen, J. S., “POD-Based Model Order Reduction for Molecular Dynamics Systems,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 96, pp. 599-627, 2013.

18.      Chen, J. S., Hillman, M., Rüter, M., “An Arbitrary Order Variationally Consistent Integration Method for Galerkin Meshfree Methods,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 95, pp. 387–418, 2013.

19.      Chi, S. W., Chen, J. S., Hu, H. Y., and Yang, J. P., “A Gradient Reproducing Kernel Collocation Method for Boundary Value problems,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 93, pp. 1381–1402, 2013.

20.      Ruter, M., Hillman, M., Chen, J. S., “Corrected Stabilized Non-conforming Nodal Integration in Meshfree Methods,” Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 89, pp. 75-93, 2013.

21.      Chi, S. W., Chen, J. S., Hu, H. Y., Luo, H. Wang, L., “Dispersion and Stability Properties of Radial Basis Collocation Method for Elastodynamics,” Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Vol. 29, pp. 818-842, 2013.

22.      Wu, C. T., Hu, W., Chen, J. S., “A meshfree-enriched finite element method for compressible and near-incompressible elasticity,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 90, pp. 882-914, 2012.

23.      Elmer, W., Chen, J. S., Puso, M., Taciroglu, E., “A Stable, Meshfree, Nodal Integration Method for Nearly Incompressible Solids,” Finite Element in Analysis and Design, Vol. 51, pp. 81-85, 2012.

24.      Hodgson, J. A., Chi, S. H., Yang, J. P., Chen, J. S., Edgerton, V. R., Singa, S., “Finite Element Modeling of Passive Material Influence on the Deformation and Force Output of Skeletal Muscle,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 9, pp. 163–183, 2012.

25.      Ju, J. W., Yuan, K. Y., Kuo, A. W., Chen, J. S., "Novel Strain Energy Based Coupled Elastoplastic Damage and Healing Models for Geomaterials – Part II: Computational Aspects," International Journal of damage Mechanics, Vol. 21, pp. 551-576, 2012.

26.      Chen, J. S., Chi, S. W., Hu, H. Y., “Recent Developments in Stabilized Galerkin and Collocation Meshfree Methods”, Journal of Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 18, pp. 3-21, 2011.

27.      Teng, H., Lee, C. H., Chen, J. S., “On the Continuum Formulation for Modeling DNA Loop Formation,” International Journal of Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 4, pp. 219 – 239, 2011.

28.      C. Guan, S. W. Chi, J. S. Chen, T. R. Slawson, M. J. Roth, “Semi-Lagrangian Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for Fragment-Impact Problems,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 38, 1033-1047, 2011.

29.      Hu. H. Y., Chen, J. S., and Hu, W., “Error Analysis of Collocation Method Based on Reproducing Kernel Approximation,” Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Vol. 27, pp.554-580, 2011.

30.      Ren, X., Chen, J. S., Li, J., Slawson, T. R., Roth, M. J., “Micro-cracks Informed Damage Models for Brittle Solids,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, 1560–1571, 2011.

31.      Hu, H. Y., Chen, J. S., Chi, S. W., “Perturbation and Stability Analysis of Strong Form Collocation with Reproducing Kernel Approximation”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 88, pp. 157-179, 2011.

32.      Wu, C. T. Park, C. K., Chen, J. S. Chen, “A generalized approximation for the meshfree analysis of solids,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 85, pp. 693-722, 2011.

33.      Luo, H. Z., Chen, J. S., Hu, H. S., Huang, X. C., “Stability of Radial Basis Collocation Method for Transient Dynamics,” Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong Univ. (Sci.), Vol. 15 (5), pp. 615-621, 2010.

34.      Chen, J. S. and Hu W., “Multiscale Method for Quantum Mechanics, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica,” Vo1. 23, pp. 1-11, 2010.

35.      Chi, S. W., Hodgson, J., Chen, J. S., Edgerton, V. R., Shin, D. D., Roiz, R., Sinha, S., "Finite Element Modeling Reveals Complex Strain Mechanics in the Aponeuroses of Contracting Skeletal Muscle," Journal of Bio-Mechanics, Vol. 43, pp. 1243-1250, 2010.

36.      Wang, L., Chen, J. S., and Hu, H. Y., “Subdomain Radial Basis Collocation Method for Fracture Mechanics,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 83, pp. 851–876, 2010.

37.      Mehraeen, S., Chen, J. S., Hu, W., "An Iterative Asymptotic Expansion Method for Elliptic Eigenvalue Problems with Oscillating Coefficients," Computational Mechanics, Vol. 46, pp. 349–361, 2010.

38.      Wang, L. Chen, J. S., Hu, H. Y., "Radial Basis Collocation Method for Dynamic Analysis of the Axially Moving Beam", Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 2, pp. 333-352, 2009.

39.      Chen, J. S., Wang, L., Hu, H. Y., and Chi, S. W., “Subdomain Radial Basis Collocation Method for Heterogeneous Media,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 80, pp. 163-190, 2009.

40.      Hu, H.Y., Lai, C. K., and Chen, J. S., "A Study on Convergence and Complexity of Reproducing Kernel Collocation Method," Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 2, pp 295-319, 2009.

41.      Chen, J. S., Wu, Y., Guan, P., Teng, H., Gaidos, J. Hofstetter, K. Alsaleh, M. "A Semi-Lagrangian Reproducing Kernel Formulation for Modeling Earth Moving Operations," Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 41, pp. 670-683, 2009.

42.      Bobaru, F., Chen, J.S. and Turner, J.A., Advances in Granular Materials, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 41, pp. 635-636, 2009.

43.      Shantanu Sinha, Sheng-Wei Chi, Jiun-Shyan Chen, John A Hodgson, David Shin, Reginald V Edgerton, A model-based mechanical rationale for mixed strains in the aponeuroses of contracting muscle, The FASEB Journal, 2009.

44.      S Sinha, D Shin, J Hodgson, SW Chi, JS Chen, RV Edgerton, Non-uniform inter-and intra-fiber strain observed in MRI studies of contracting medial gastrocnemius, The FASEB Journal, 2009.

45.      Aoyagi, Y., Hasebe, T., Guan, P. C., Chen, J. S., Reproducing Kernel Based Evaluation of Incompatibility Tensor in Field Theory of Plasticity, Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 1, No. 4., pp. 423-436, 2008.

46.      Zhang, Z., Noguchi, H., Chen, J. S., “Moving Least-squares Approximation with Discontinuous Derivative Basis Functions for Shell Structures with Slope Discontinuities”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 76, pp. 1202-1230, 2008.

47.      Wang, D. and Chen, J. S., “A Hermite Reproducing Kernel Approximation for Thin Plate Analysis with Sub-domain Stabilized Conforming Integration,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 74, pp. 368–390, 2008.

48.      Hu, H. Y. and Chen, J. S., “Radial basis collocation method and quasi-Newton iteration for nonlinear elliptic problems,” Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Vol. 24, pp. 991-1017, 2008.

49.      Puso, M. Chen, J. S., Zywick, E., Elmer, W., “Meshfree and Finite Element Nodal Integration Methods,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 74, pp. 416–446, 2008

50.      Zhang, X., Chen, J. S., and Osher, S., “A Multiple Level Set Method for Modeling Grain Boundary Evolution of Polycrystalline Materials,” Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 178-191, 2008.

51.      Feng, X. Jiang, H., Huang, Y.,  Liu, B. and Chen, J. S., Modeling Fracture in Carbon Nanotubes Using a Meshless Atomic-Scale Finite-Element Method, JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Vol. 60, pp. 50-55, 2008

52.      Chen, J. S., Hu, W., Hu, H. Y., “Reproducing Kernel Enhanced Local Radial Basis Collocation Method,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 75, pp. 600-627, 2008.

53.      To, A. C. ,  Liu, W. K., Olson, G. B., Belytschko, T., Chen, W., Shephard, M. S., Chung, Y. W., Ghanem, R., Voorhees, P. W., Seidman, D. N., Wolverton, C., Chen , J. S., Moran , B., Freeman, A. J., Tian, R., Luo, X., Lautenschlager, E., Challoner, A. D., "Materials Integrity in Microsystems: A Framework for a Petascale Predictive-science-based Multiscale Modeling and Simulation System," Computational Mechanics, Vol. 42, pp. 485-510, 2008

54.      Hu, W. and Chen, J. S., “Multiscale Method for Quantum Mechanics, Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 65, pp. 121-141, 2008.

55.      Chen, J. S., Hu, W., Puso, M., “Orbital HP-Cloud for Schrödinger Equation in Quantum Mechanics“, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 196, pp. 3693-3705, 2007.

56.      Hu, H. Y., Chen, J. S., and Hu, W., “Weighted Radial Basis Collocation Method for Boundary Value Problems,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 69, pp. 2736-2757, 2007.

57.      Chen, J. S., Teng, H., and Nakano, A. “Wavelet Based Multi-scale Coarse Graining Approach for DNA Molecules,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 43, pp. 246-260, 2007.

58.      Chen, J. S., Hu, W., Puso, M., Wu, Y., Zhang, X., “Strain Smoothing for Stabilization and Regularization of Galerkin Meshfree Method,” Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 57, pp. 57-76, 2006.

59.      Puso, M., Zywicz, E., Chen, J. S., “A New Stabilized Nodal Integration Approach,” in Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 57, pp. 207 - 218, 2006.

60.      Wang, D., Chen, J.S., “A Locking-free Meshfree Curved Beam Formulation with the Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration”, Computational Mechanics,” Vol. 39, pp. 83-90, 2006.

61.      Tae-Yeol Lee, J.S. Chen,  Modeling of Grain Growth Using Voronoi Discretization and Natural Neighbour Interpolants, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol. 7, pp. 475-484, 2006.

62.      Chen, J. S. and Wang, D. D., "A Constrained Reproducing Kernel Particle Formulation for Shear Deformable Shell in Cartesian Coordinate" International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 68, pp. 151-172, 2006.

63.      Zhang, X., Mehraeen, S., Chen, J. S., and Ghoniem, N. “Multiscale Total Lagrangian Formulation for Modeling Dislocation-Induced Plastic Deformation in Polycrystalline Materials”, International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 4, pp. 29-46, 2006.

64.      Mehraeen, S., and Chen, J. S., “Wavelet Galerkin Method in Multiscale Homogenization of Heterogeneous Materials,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 66, pp. 381-404, 2006.

65.      Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z., and Chen, J.S., “Magneto-elastic modeling of composites containing chain-structured magnetostrictive particles’ Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 54, pp. 975-1003, 2006.

66.      Wang, D., Dong, S. B., and Chen, J. S., “Extended Meshfree Analysis of Transverse and Inplane Loading of a Laminated Anisotropic Plate of General Planform Geometry,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 43, pp. 144-171, 2006.

67.      Kim, Y., Swan, C. C., and Chen, J. S., “Performance of Parallel Conjugate Gradient Solvers in Meshfree Analysis of Nonlinear Continua,” in press, Computational Mechanics, 2005.

68.      Chen, J. S., Wang, D., “Extended Meshfree Method for Elastic and Inelastic Media,” Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 43, pp. 17-38, 2005.

69.      Chen, J. S. and Mehraeen, S. “Multi-scale modeling of heterogeneous materials with fixed and evolving microstructures,” Modeling and Simulation of Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 95-121, 2005.

70.      Sze, K. Y., Chen, J. S., Sheng, N., and Liu, X. H., “Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration: Exactness and Variational Justification,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 41, pp. 147-171, 2004.

71.      Chen, J. S. and Liu, W. K., “Meshfree Methods: Recent Advances and New Applications,” Computer Methods in Applied mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 3-6, 2004.

72.      Chen, J. S. and Mehraeen, S., “Variationally Consistent Multi-scale Modeling and Homogenization of Stressed Grain Growth”, Computer Methods in Applied mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 1825-1848, 2004.

73.      Mehraeen, S. and Chen, J. S., “Wavelet-based Multi-scale Projection Method in Homogenization of Heterogeneous Media”, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 40, pp. 1665- 1679, 2004.

74.      Chen, J. S., Wang D. D., and Dong, S. B. “An Extended Meshfree Method for Boundary Value Problems,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vo. 193, pp. 1085-1103, 2004.

75.      Wang D. and Chen, J. S., “Locking Free Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration for Meshfree Mindlin-Reissner Plate Formulation,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 1065-1083, 2004.

76.      Chen, J. S., Kotta, V. Lu, H., Wang, D., Moldovan, D., Wolf, D., “A Variational Formulation and a Double-grid Method for Meso-scale Modeling of Stressed Grain Growth in Polycrystalline Materials”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 1277-1303, 2004.

77.      Chen, J. S., Zhang, X., and Belytschko, T., “An Implicit Gradient Model by a Reproducing Kernel Strain Regularization in Strain Localization Problems,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 2827-2844, 2004.

78.      Yoo, J. W., Moran, B., Chen, J. S., “Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration in the Natural-Element Method,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 60, pp. 861-890, 2004.

79.      Chen, J. S. and Liu, W. K., "Meshfree Methods: Recent Advances and New Applications," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, pp. 3-6, 2004.

80.      You, Y., Chen, J. S., Lu, H., “Filter, Reproducing Kernel, and Adaptive Meshfree Methods,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 31, pp. 316-326, 2003.

81.      Zhang, H.W., Zhang X.W. and Chen, J.S., “A New Algorithm for Numerical Solution of Dynamic Elastic–plastic Hardening and Softening Problems,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 81, pp. 1739-1749, 2003.

82.      Wang, D., Chen, J. S., Sun, L., “Homogenization of Magnetostrictive Particle-Filled Elastomers Using An Interface-enriched Reproducing Kernel Particle Method,” Journal of Finite Element Analysis and Design, Vol. 39/8, pp. 765-782, 2003.

83.      Chandran, K. B., Mun, J. S., Choi, K. K., Chen, J. S., Hamilton, A., Nagaraj, A., McPherson, D. D., “A method for in-vivo analysis for regional arterial wall material property alterations with atherosclerosis: Preliminary results,” Medical Engineering and Physics, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 289-298 , 2003.

84.      Chen, J. S., Han, W., You, Y., Meng, X., “A Reproducing Kernel Method with Nodal Interpolation Property,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 56, pp. 935-960, 2003.

85.      Lu, H. and Chen, J. S., “Adaptive Meshfree Particle Method,” Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 26, pp. 251-267, 2002.

86.      Yin, H. M., Sun. L. and Chen, J. S. "Micromechanics-based Hyperelastic Constitutive Modeling of Magnetostrictive Particle-filled Elastomers", Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 34, pp. 505-516, 2002.

87.      Grindeanu, I., Kim, N. H., Choi, K. K. and Chen, J. S., “CAD-Based Shape Optimization Using a Meshfree Method,” Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, Vol. 10, pp. 55-66, 2002.

88.      Yoon, S. and Chen, J. S., “Accelerated Meshfree Method for Metal Forming Simulation,” Journal of Finite Element Analysis and Design, Vol. 38, pp. 937-948, 2002.

89.      You, Y., Chen, J. S., and Voth, T., “Characteristics of Semi- and Full Discretizations of Stabilized Galerkin Meshfree Method,” Journal of Finite Element Analysis and Design, Vol. 38, pp. 999 – 1012, 2002.

90.      Chen, J. S., Yoon, S., and Wu, C. T., “Nonlinear Version of Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration for Galerkin Meshfree Methods,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 53, pp. 2587-2615, 2002.

91.      Kim, N. H., Choi, K. K., Chen, J. S., and Botkin, M., “Meshfree Analysis and Design Sensitivity Analysis of the Shell Structures,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 53, pp. 2087-2116, 2002.

92.      Chandran, K. B., Mun, J. S., Chen, J. S., Nagaraj, A., and McPherson, D. D., “Effect of Residual Stress on Femoral Arterial Stress-Strain Relation,” KSME International Journal, Vol. 15, pp. 965-973, 2001.

93.      Yoon, S., Wu, C. T., Wang, H. P., and Chen, J. S., “Efficient Meshfree Formulation for Metal Forming Simulation,” ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 123, pp. 462-467, 2001.

94.      Kim, N. H., Choi, K. K., and Chen, J. S., “Structural Optimization of Finite Deformation Elastoplasticity using Continuum-Based Design Sensitivity Formulation,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 79, pp. 1959-1976, 2001.

95.      Chen, J. S., Wu, T. C., Chi, L. C., and Huck, F., “A Lagrangian Meshfree Formulation for Geotechnical Materials,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 127, pp. 440-449, 2001.

96.      Chen, J. S., Wu, C. T., Yoon, S., and You, Y., “A Stabilized Conforming Nodal Integration for Galerkin Meshfree Methods,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 50, pp. 435-466, 2001.

97.      Kim, N. H., Choi, K. K., and Chen, J. S., Die Shape Design of Sheet Metal Stamping Process Using Meshfree Method: Design Sensitivity Analysis, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 51, pp. 1385-1405, 2001.

98.      Kim, N. H., Choi, K.K., and Chen, J. S., “Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Elasto-Plasticity with Frictional Contact,” AIAA, Vol. 38, pp. 1742-1753, 2000.

99.      Chen, J. S., Yoon, S., Wang, H. P., Liu, W. K., “An Improved Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for Nearly Incompressible Hyperelastic Solids,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 181, No. 1-3, pp. 117-145, 2000.

100.   Chen, J. S. and Wang, H. P., “New Boundary Condition Treatments for Meshless Computation of Contact Problems,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 187, pp. 441-468, 2000.

101.   Chen, J. S. and Wu, C. T., Belytschko, T., “Regularization of Material Instabilities by Meshfree Approximation with Intrinsic Length Scales,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 47, pp. 1303-1322, 2000.

102.   Chen, J. S. and Wang, H. P., “Some Recent Improvements in Meshfree Methods for Incompressible Finite Elasticity Boundary Value Problems with Contact,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 25, pp. 137-156, 2000.

103.   Kim, N. H., Choi, K. K., and Chen, J. S., “Meshless Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization for Contact Problem with Friction,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 25, pp. 157-168, 2000.

104.   Chen, J. S. and Liu, W. K., “Meshfree Particle Methods”, Computational Mechanics, Vol. 25, 100-101, 2000.

105.   Grindeanu, I., Choi, K. K., and Chen, J. S., “Shape Optimization of Hyperelastic Structures Using a Meshless Method,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 37, pp. 990-1016, 1999.

106.   Hardee, E., Chang, K. H., Yoon, S., Kaneko, M, Grindeanu, I., and Chen, J. S., “A Structural Nonlinear Analysis Workspace (SNAW) Based on Meshless Methods,” Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 30, pp. 153-175, 1999.

107.   Chen, J. S., Pan, C., Roque, C. M. O. L., and Wang, H. P., “A Lagrangian Reproducing Kernel Particle Method for Metal Forming Analysis,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 22, pp. 289-307, 1998.

108.   Chen, J. S., Roque, C. M. O. L., Pan, C., and Button, S. T., “Analysis of Metal Forming Process Based on Meshless Method,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 80-81, pp. 642-646, 1998.

109.   Chen, J. S., Wu, C. T., and Pan, C., "Application of Reproducing Kernel Particle Method to Large Deformation and Contact Analysis of Elastomers," Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 71, pp. 191-213, 1998.

110.   Grindeanu, I., Chang, K. H., Choi, K. K., and Chen, J. S., “Design Sensitivity Analysis for Hyperelastic Structures Using a Meshless Method,” AIAA J., Vol. 36, pp. 618-627, 1998.

111.   Chen, J. S., and Wu, C. T., "On Computational Issues in Large Deformation Analysis of Rubber Bushings," Mechanics of Structures and Machines, Vol. 25 (3), pp. 287-309, 1997.

112.   Chen, J. S., Han, W., Wu, C. T., and W. Duan, "On the Perturbed Lagrangian Formulation for Nearly Incompressible and Incompressible Hyperelasticity," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 142, pp. 335-351, 1997.

113.   Chen, J. S., Pan, C., and Wu, C. T., "Large Deformation Analysis of Rubber Based on a Reproducing Kernel Particle Method," Computational Mechanics, Vol. 19, pp. 211-227, 1997.

114.   Chen, J. S., Pan, C., Wu, C. T., and Liu, W. K., "Reproducing Kernel Particle Methods for Large Deformation Analysis of Nonlinear Structures," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 139, pp. 195-227, 1996.

115.   Chen, J. S. and Pan, C., "A Pressure Projection Method for Nearly Incompressible Rubber Hyperelasticity, Part I: Theory," Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 63, pp.862-868, 1996.

116.   Chen, J. S., Wu, C. T., and Pan, C. "A Pressure Projection Method for Nearly Incompressible Rubber Hyperelasticity, Part II : Applications," Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 63, pp. 869-876, 1996.

117.   Liu, W. K., Chen, Y., Jun, S. Chen, J. S., Belytschko, T., Pan, C., Uras, R. A., and Chang, C. T., "Overview and Applications of the Reproducing Kernel Particle Methods," Archives in Computational Methods in Engineering State of the Art Review,  Vol. 3 (1), pp. 3-80, 1996.

118.   Chen, J. S., Pan, C. and Chang, T. Y. P. “On the Control of Pressure Oscillation in Bilinear- Displacement Constant-Pressure Element,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 128, pp. 137-152, 1995.

119.   Chen, J. S., Satyamurthy, K. and Hirschfelt, L. R. “Consistent Finite Element Procedures for Nonlinear Rubber Elasticity with Higher Order Strain Energy Density Function,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 50, pp. 715-727, 1994.

120.   Liu, W. K., Chen J. S., Belytschko, B. and Zhang, Y. F. “Adaptive ALE Finite Elements with Particular Reference to External Work Rate on Frictional Interface,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 93, pp. 189-216, 1991.

121.   Liu, W. K., Chang, H., Chen, J. S. and Belytschko, T. “Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Petrov-Galerkin Finite Elements for Nonlinear Continua,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 68, No.3, pp. 259-310, 1988.

122.   Liu, W. K., Belytschko, T. and Chen, J. S. “Nonlinear Versions of Flexurally Superconvergent Elements,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and  Engineering, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 241-258, 1988.

123.   Liu, W. K., Lu, Y. Y. and Chen, J. S. “Probabilistic and Reliability Analysis of a Structure-Acoustic System,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 137, pp. 83-105, 1990.

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