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General InformationPublicationsResearch Projects

  • Zhangming Mao, Peng Li, Mengxi Wu, Hunter Bachman, Nicolas Mesyngier, Xiasheng Guo, Sheng Liu, Francesco Costanzo and Tony Huang, 2017, "Enriching nanoparticles via Acoustofluidics", ACS Nano, 11, (1), pp. 603-612
  • Yuliang Xie, Nitesh Nama, Peng Li, Zangming Mao, Po-Hsun Huang, Chenglong Zhao, Francesco Costanzo and Tony Huang, 2016, "Probing cell deformability via acoustically actuated bubbles", Small, 12, (7)
  • Zhangming Mao, Yuliang Xie, Feng Guo, Liqiang Ren, Po-Hsun Huang, Yuchao Chen, Joseph Rufo, Francesco Costanzo and Tony Huang, 2016, "Experimental and numerical studies on standing surface acoustic wave microfluidics", Lab on a Chip, 16, (3)
  • Z Mao, Y Xie, F Guo, L Ren, P-H Huang, Y Chen, J Rufo, Francesco Costanzo and Jun Huang, 2016, "Experimental and Numerical Studies on Standing Surface Acoustic Wave Microfluidics", Lab on a Chip, 16, (3), pp. 515-524
  • Y Xie, N. Nama, P Li, Z Mao, P-H Huang, C Zhao, Francesco Costanzo and Jun Huang, 2015, "Probing Cell Deformability via Acoustically Actuated Bubbles", Small
  • S Roy, L Heltai and Francesco Costanzo, 2015, "Benchmarking the Immersed Finite Element Method for Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems", Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 69, (10), pp. 1167-1188
  • N. Nama, R Barnkob, Z Mao, C J Kähler, Francesco Costanzo and Jun Huang, 2015, "Numerical Study of Acoustophoretic Motion of Particles in a PDMS Microchannel Driven by Surface Acoustic Waves", Lab on a Chip, 15, (12), pp. 2700-2709
  • Y Xie, C Chindam, N Nama, S Yang, M Lu, Y Zhao, J D Mai, Francesco Costanzo and Jun Huang, 2015, "Exploring Bubble Oscillation and Mass Transfer Enhancement in Acoustic-Assisted Liquid-Liquid Extraction with a Microfluidic Device", Scientific Reports, 5, pp. 12572 -1– 12572-9
  • D Y Nguyen, R T Tran, Francesco Costanzo and Jian Yang, 2015, Tissue Engineered Peripheral Nerve Guide Fabrication Techniques, Academic Press, USA, pp. 969–990.
  • N Nama, P H Huang, T J Huang and F Costanzo, 2014, "Investigation of Acoustic Streaming Patterns around Oscillating Sharp Edges", Lab on a Chip, 14, (15), pp. 2824-2836
  • Z Mao, F Guo, Y Xie, Z Yanhui, M I Lapsley, J DH Mai, F Costanzo and T J Huang, 2014, "Label-Free Measurements of Reaction Kinetics using a Droplet-Based Optofluidic Device", Journal of Laboratory Automation, 20, (1), pp. 17--24
  • Luca Heltai, Saswati Roy and Francesco Costanzo, 2014, "A Fully Coupled Immersed Finite Element Method for Fluid Structure Interaction via the {Deal.II} Library", Archive of Numerical Software, 2, (1), pp. 1-27
  • Francesco Costanzo and J. G. Brasseur, 2013, "The Invalidity of the Laplace Law for Biological Vessels and of Estimating Elastic Modulus from Total Stress vs. Strain: a New Practical Method", Mathematical Medicine & Biology
  • C. Chindam, N. Nama, M. I. Lapsley, Francesco Costanzo and T. J. Huang, 2013, "Theory and Experiment on Resonant Frequencies of Liquid-Air Interfaces Trapped in Microfluidic Devices", Journal of Applied Physics, 114
  • X. Ding, P. Li, S.-C. S. Lin, Z. S. Stratton, N. Nama, F. Guo, D. Slotcavage, X. Mao, J. Shi, Francesco Costanzo and T. J. Huang, 2013, "Surface Acoustic Wave Microfluidics", Lab on a Chip, 13, pp. 3626-3649
  • S. Roy, L. Heltai, C. S. Drapaca and Francesco Costanzo, 2013, "An Immersed Finite Element Method Approach for Brain Biomechanics", Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Springer, New York, 5, pp. 79-86
  • Gary L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo and Michael E. Plesha, 2013, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 800
  • Michael E. Plesha, Gary L. Gray and Francesco Costanzo, 2013, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 736
  • Francesco Costanzo, Michael E. Plesha and Gary L. Gray, 2013, Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 1504
  • S. Roy, L. Heltai, C. Drapaca and Francesco Costanzo, 2012, "An Immersed Finite Element Method Approach for Brain Biomechanics: An Application to Hydrocephalus"
  • L. Heltai and Francesco Costanzo, 2012, "Variational Implementation of Immersed Finite Element Methods", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 229-232, pp. 110-127
  • L. Heltai, S. Roy and Francesco Costanzo, 2011, "Bypassing the Explicit Approximation of the Dirac Delta Distribution in Immersed Finite Element Methods"
  • Francesco Costanzo and J. G. Brasseur, 2011, "Reinterpreting the Inflation and Extension Test for the In Vivo Assessments of the Elastic Properties of the Esophagus"
  • J. S. Pitt and Francesco Costanzo, 2011, "Influence of Thermal Coupling on Failure Statistics for a Damage Model in Thermoelastodynamics"
  • Francesco Costanzo and L. Heltai, 2011, "An Immersed Finite Element Method for Compressible and Incompressible Elastic Bodies Immersed in an Incompressible Linear Viscous Fluid"
  • T. A. Litzinger, P. Van Meter, C. M. Firetto, L. J. Passmore, C. B. Masters, S. R. Turns, G. L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo and S. E. Zappe, 2010, "A Cognitive Study of Problem Solving in Statics", Journal of Engineering Education, pp. 337-353
  • Francesco Costanzo and J. G. Brasseur, 2010, "The Inapplicability of the Laplace Law for the Measurement of Wall Stiffness of Biological Tissue, and a Replacement", pp. 2
  • J. S. Pitt and Francesco Costanzo, 2010, "Damage Induced Dynamic Heating in Brittle Materials", pp. 2
  • R. Acharya, B. Evans, J. Pitt, Francesco Costanzo and K. K. Kuo, 2009, "Coupling of Transient Heating and Induced Stresses Computations in Graphite Nozzle Materials"
  • Peggy Van Meter, Carla Firetto, Lucas J. Passmore, Francesco Costanzo, Gary L. Gray, Thomas A. Litzinger, Christine B. Masters and Stephen R. Turns, 2009, "Prompting Self-explanation to Improve Engineering Students' Problem Solving", Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction---EARLI 2009
  • Michael E. Plesha, Gary L. Gray and Francesco Costanzo, 2009, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 704
  • Gary L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo and Michael E. Plesha, 2009, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 784
  • Francesco Costanzo, Michael E. Plesha and Gary L. Gray, 2009, Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, pp. 1376
  • J. S. Pitt and Francesco Costanzo, 2009, "An Adaptive h-Refinement Algorithm for Local Damage Models", 2, pp. 1281-1300
  • G. L. Gray and Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "A Problem-Centered Approach to Dynamics", Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 14
  • Francesco Costanzo and G. L. Gray, 2008, "A Structured Approach to Problem Solving in Statics and Dynamics: Assessment and Evolution", Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 10
  • Thomas Litzinger, Carlo Firetto, Lucas Passmore, Peggy Van Meter, Kelli Higley, Christine Masters, Francesco Costanzo, Gary L. Gray, Steve Turns and Jonna Kulikowich, 2008, "Identifying and Remediating Deficiencies with Problem-Solving in Statics", Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 18
  • Francesco Costanzo and Gary L. Gray, 2008, "Using Parametric Analysis to Incorporate Design into Sophomore-Level Dynamics", 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition
  • Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "An unconditionally stable space-time discontinuous Galerkin method for linear thermo-elasto-dynamics with propagating weak discontinuities", pp. 2
  • L. Heltai and Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "Residual based formulations of space-time discontinuous Galerkin methods for elasto-dynamic problems", pp. 2
  • J. S. Pitt and Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "Theory and simulation of a brittle damage model in thermoelastodynamics", pp. 2
  • D. K. Khalmanova and Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "A Space-Time Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method for Fully Coupled Linear Thermo-Elasto-Dynamic Problems with Strain and Heat Flux Discontinuities", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, (13-16), pp. 1323-1342
  • S. T. Miller and Francesco Costanzo, 2008, "A numerical Verification for an Unconditionally Stable FEM for Elastodynamics", Computational Mechanics, 43, (2), pp. 223-237
  • Francesco Costanzo and G. L. Gray, 2007, "A Homogenization-Based Lagragian MD Scheme for the Stress-Deformation Behavior of Nanoscale Systems"
  • L. Heltai and Francesco Costanzo, 2007, "The Use of Distributional Body Forces to Enforce Cracks in Elastic Materials"
  • J. S. Pitt and Francesco Costanzo, 2007, "A Dynamic Parallel Finite-Element Implementation of a Linear Thermo-Elastic Material with Damage"
  • Gary L. Gray and Francesco Costanzo, 2007, Toward a New Approach to Teaching Problem Solving in Dynamics, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 205-222
  • Francesco Costanzo and Gary L. Gray, 2007, A Micro-Mechanics-Based Notion of Stress for use in the Determination of Continuum-Level Mechanical Properties via Molecular Dynamics, Springer-Verlag, pp. Ch. 5, 203-234
  • A. J. Miller, P. C. Andia, Francesco Costanzo and G. L. Gray, 2006, "The Stress-Strain Response of Nanoscale Systems", pp. p. 277
  • A. M. Thatte, J. Brasseur and Francesco Costanzo, 2006, "On the Misuse of the Laplace Law for Estimating Stress and Stiffness for Biological Vessels", pp. p. 308
  • D. K. Khalmanova and Francesco Costanzo, 2006, "Discontinuous Space-Time Galerkin Finite Element Method in Linear Dynamic Fully Coupled Thermoelastic Problems with Strain and Heat Flux Discontinuities"
  • D. K. Khalmanova and Francesco Costanzo, 2006, "Discontinuous Space-Time Galerkin Finite Element Method in Linear Dynamic Fully Coupled Thermoelastic Problems with Strain and Heat Flux Discontinuities", ECCM-2006-III European Conference on Computational Mechanics, pp. 6
  • Charles L. Randow, Gary L. Gray and Francesco Costanzo, 2006, "A Directed Continuum Model of Micro- and Nano-scale Thin Films", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43, (5), pp. 1253-1275
  • Pedro C. Andia, Francesco Costanzo and Gary L. Gray, 2006, "A Classical Mechanics Approach to the Determination of the Stress-Strain Response of Particle Systems", Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 14, pp. 741-757
  • Gary L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo and Michael E. Plesha, 2005, "Problem Solving in Statics and Dynamics: A Proposal for a Structured Approach", Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 13
  • Gary L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo, Don Evans, Phillip Cornwell, Brian Self and Jill L. Lane, 2005, "The Dynamics Concept Inventory Assessment Test: A Progress Report and Some Results", Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 16
  • Gary L. Gray, Francesco Costanzo, Pedro C. Andia, Don Evans, Brian Self and Phillip J. Cornwell, 2005, "The Dynamics Concept Inventory Test as a Means of Assessing Curricular Innovations", Proceedings of McMat2005, the Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials
  • Francesco Costanzo, Gary L. Gray and Pedro C. Andia, 2005, "On the Definitions of Effective Stress and Deformation Gradient for Use in MD: Hill's Macro-homogeneity and the Virial Theorem", International Journal of Engineering Science, 43, (7), pp. 533-555
  • Pedro C. Andia, Francesco Costanzo and Gary L. Gray, 2005, "A Lagrangian-Based Continuum Homogenization Approach Applicable to Molecular Dynamics Simulations", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 42, (24-25), pp. 6409-6432
  • Francesco Costanzo and Hao Huang, 2005, "Proof of unconditional stability for a single-field discontinuous Galerkin finite element formulation for linear elasto-dynamics", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 194, (18-20), pp. 2059-2076
  • N Nama, P-H Huang, Jun Huang and Francesco Costanzo, , "Investigation of Micromixing by Acoustically Oscillated Sharp-Edges", Biomicrofluidics, 10
 

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