[Illinois] Indentation: a simple and robust method to characterize poroelasticity of gels

By Yuhang Hu

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Dr. Yuhang Hu is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Wyss Institute of Bioinspired Engineering and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard working with Professor Joanna Aizenberg. She received her bachelor’s degree from the Department of Engineering Mechanics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2005, and master’s degree in Mechanics and Structures from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2007. She obtained her Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics from Harvard University working with Professor Zhigang Suo and Professor Joost Vlassak in 2011. Dr. Hu’s research focuses on the mechanics of soft materials and bioinspired materials. Her study involves analytical and numerical modeling, mechanical tests, materials design, and fabrication. Dr. Hu is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering.

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  • Yuhang Hu (2015), "[Illinois] Indentation: a simple and robust method to characterize poroelasticity of gels," https://nanohub.org/resources/22828.

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