Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

Affiliated with University of Massachusetts Lowell

  1. R. Chisena, L. Chen, A. Shih, 2021, “Finite Element Composite Simplification Modeling and Design of the Material Extrusion Wave Infill for Thin-Walled Structure,” International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 196, 106276. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2021.106276.

  2. A. Li, Y. Liu, J. Plott, L. Chen, J. Montgomery, A. Shih, 2021, “Multi-Bevel Needle Design Enabling Accurate Insertion in Biopsy for Cancer Diagnosis”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (In Press). doi: 10.1109/TBME.2021.3054922.

  3. T. Dong, L. Chen*, A. Shih, 2020, “Laser Sharpening of Carbon Fiber Microelectrode Arrays for Brain Recording”, Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, 8(4), 041013. doi: 10.1115/1.4049780.

Affiliated with University of Michigan

  1. A. Li, B. Ketut, L. Chen, A. Shih, 2020, “Mosquito Proboscis-Inspired Needle Insertion to Reduce Tissue Deformation and Organ Displacement,” Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-14. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68596-w. PMCID: PMC7376018.

  2. A. Li, J. Plott, L. Chen, J. Montgomery, A. Shih, 2020, “Needle Deflection and Tissue Sampling Length in Needle Biopsy,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 104, 103632. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103632. PMCID: PMC7078072.

  3. S. Mahajan, J. K. Hermann, H. W. Bedell, J. A. Sharkins, L. Chen, K. Chen, S. M. Meade, C. S. Smith, J. Rayyan, H. Feng, Y. Kim, M. A. Schiefer, D. M. Taylor, J. R. Capadona, E. S. Ereifej, 2020, “Towards Standardization of Electrophysiology and Computational Tissue Strain in Rodent Intracortical Microelectrode Models”, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, 416. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00416. PMCID: PMC7225268.

  4. Y. Luo, L. Chen*, A. Shih, 2019, “Hollow Notched K-Wires for Bone Drilling with Through-Tool Cooling,” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 37(11), 2297-2306. doi: 10.1002/jor.24419. PMID: 31332811.

  5. Y. Luo, L. Chen*, F. Finney, D. Park, P. Talusan, J. Holmes, A. Shih, 2019, “Evaluation of Heat Generation in Unidirectional versus Oscillatory Modes During K-wire Insertion in Bone,” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 37(9), 1903-1909. doi: 10.1002/jor.24345. PMID: 31081555.

  6. B. Tai, Y. Kao, N. Payne, Y. Zheng, L. Chen, A. Shih, 2018, “3D Printed Composite for Simulating Thermal and Mechanical Responses of the Cortical Bone in Orthopaedic Surgery,” Medical Engineering & Physics, 61, 61-68, doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2018.08.004. PMID: 30181022.

  7. Z. Zhu, K. Guo, J. Sun, J. Li, Y. Liu, Y. Zheng, L. Chen, 2018, “Evaluation of novel tool geometries in dry drilling aluminum 2024-T351/titanium Ti6Al4V stack”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 259, 270-281. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2018.04.044.

  8. Z. Zhu, K. Guo, J. Sun, J. Li, Y. Liu, L. Chen, Y. Zheng, 2018, “Evolution of 3D chip morphology and phase transformation in dry drilling Ti6Al4V alloys”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 34, 531-539. doi: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2018.07.001.

  9. L. Chen*, J. Yang, A. Shih, 2018, “Bore Cylindricity in Finish Cylinder Boring”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 140(6), 061015. doi:10.1115/1.4039442.

  10. L. Chen*, B. Tai, R. Chaudhari, X. Song, A. Shih, 2017, “Machined Surface Temperature in Hard Turning,” International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 121, 10-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2017.03.003.

  11. L. Chen*, B. Tai, J. Yang, A. Shih, 2017, “Experimental Study and Finite Element Modeling of Workpiece Temperature in Finish Cylinder Boring”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 139(11), 111003-111003-11. doi:10.1115/1.4037554.

Pending (under review or revision)

  1. L. Chen*, J. Hartner, T. Dong, A. Li, B. Watson, A. Shih, “Flexible High-Resolution Force and Dimpling Measurement System for Pia and Dura Penetration during In Vivo Microelectrode Insertion into Rat Brain,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (under review).

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. J. Woods, E. Welle, L. Chen, J. Richie, P. Patel, C. Chestek, “Bending Properties of Materials for Nerve Interfaces”, accepted by The 15th IEEE Int'l Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered & Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2020), San Diego, CA, September 27-30, 2020. doi: 10.1109/NEMS50311.2020.9265629.

  2. L. Chen*,, J. Plott, M. Hildner, L. Mei, A. Shih, J. Wensman, B. Kelly, “Computer-Aided Design and Additive Manufacturing of Custom Silicone Prosthetic Finger”, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 22-26, 2020. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2020-8420.

  3. T. Dong, L. Chen*,, A. Shih, “Laser Sharpening of Carbon Fiber Microelectrode Arrays for Brain Recording”, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 22-26, 2020. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2020-8479.

  4. A. Shih, L. Chen*,, N. Webster, A. Hogg, 2020, “Manufacturing and Society – A Freshman Introduction to Engineering Course with Manufacturing and Social Science Partnership”, Procedia Manufacturing, 48, 1126-1135. doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.05.154.

  5. L. Chen*,, J. Hartner, D. Van Dyke, T. Dong, D. Li, B. Watson, A. Shih, “Custom Skull Cap with Precision Guides for Deep Insertion of Cellular-Scale Microwire into Rat Brain”, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Erie, Pennsylvania, June 10-14, 2019. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2019-2967.

  6. A. Shih, B. Tai, R. Chen, L. Chen, Y. Zheng, Y. Wang, 2016, “Video Enriched Pedagogy in Manufacturing Processes”, Procedia Manufacturing, 5, 1154-1167. doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2016.08.091.

  7. L. Chen*,, J. Yang, A. Shih, B. Tai, 2015, “Investigation of Finite Element Thermal Models for Workpiece Temperature in Cylinder Boring”, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 8-12, 2015. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2015-9415.

  8. R. Chen, L. Chen, T. Lo, A. Shih, 2015, “Nano-CT Characterization of Structural Voids and Air Bubbles in Fused Deposition Modeling for Additive Manufacturing,” ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 8-12, 2015. doi:10.1115/MSEC2015-9462.

  9. B. Yan, Y. Wang, L. Chen, S. Lou, A. Shih, 2014, “Micro-Blasting for Cleaning Coated Abrasive Belts for Titanium Grinding,” The 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, ICFDM’2014, Nanjing, China.

  10. R. Chen, L. Chen, B. Tai, Y. Wang, A. Shih, 2014, “Additive Manufacturing of Personalized Ankle-Foot Orthosis”, Proceedings of NAMRI/SME 2014, North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), Detroit, USA, 9-13 Jun 2014.

  11. R. Chen, L. Chen, J. Wensman, A. Shih, 2014, “Rapid Fabrication of Custom Orthoses with Sparse Structure and Topology Optimization Using Additive Manufacturing,” RAPID, June 9-12, Detroit, MI.

  1. L. Chen*,†, Q. Xu, H. Song, H. Yang, J. Han, Y. Chen, 2012, “Corrosion Monitoring for Marine Concrete Based on a First-order RC Model”, OCEANS’12 MTS/IEEE, Hampton Roads, USA, 13-19 Oct 2012. doi: 10.1109/OCEANS.2012.6405020.

  2. H. Song, H. Huang, P. Yang, L. Chen, Y. Chen, 2012, “Wavefront Aberration Correction for a Laser Propagating Over Water with a Closed-Loop Adaptive Optical System,” OCEANS’12 MTS/IEEE, Yeosu, South Korea, 21-24 May 2012. doi: 10.1109/OCEANS-Yeosu.2012.6263590.

Conference Abstracts and Poster Presentations

  1. L. Chen*,, J. Hartner, T. Dong, P.R. Patel, J. Richie, A.J. Shih, C.A. Chestek, B.O. Watson, 2019, “Dura Penetration, Deep Insertion, and Electrophysiological Recording with Cellular-Scale Microelectrodes Using 3D-Printed Custom Skull Cap”, Neuroscience 2019, Society of Neuroscience (SfN), Chicago, IL, Oct. 19-23, 2019 (poster presentation).

  2. P.R. Patel, B.D. Luma, E.J. Welle, A. Vega-Medina, J. Richie, T. Dong, D.G.D. Egert, L. Chen, A.J. Shih, J.D. Berke, D. Cai, J.B. Becker, C.A. Chestek, 2019, “Improved Carbon Fiber Electrode Array Targeting, Density, and Fabrication Throughput for the Detection of Electrophysiological and Dopaminergic Activity”, Neuroscience 2019, Society of Neuroscience (SfN), Chicago, IL, Oct. 19-23, 2019 (poster presentation).

  3. P. R. Patel, P. Popov, E. J. Welle, C. M. Caldwell, A. Vega-Medina, T. Dong, D. G.D. Egert, J. R. Pettibone, D. H. Roossien, L. Chen, A. J. Shih, J. B. Becker, D. Cai, J. D. Berke, C. A. Chestek, “Improved Carbon Fiber Electrode Array Targeting, Density, and Throughput for the Detection of Electrophysiological and Dopaminergic Activity”, Fifth Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting at Washington, DC, April 11-13, 2019 (poster presentation).

  4. L. Chen*, Y. Luo, F. Finney, D. Park, P. Talusan, J. Holmes, A. Shih, “Heat Generation in Oscillatory vs.Unidirectional Bone Drilling Methods for K-Wire Insertion: A Pilot Study”, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2019 Annual Meeting at Las Vegas, Nevada, March 12-16, 2019 (poster presentation).

  5. Y. Liu, L. Chen*,, S. Zhang, M. Eller, G. Kruger, Z. Feng, A. Shih, 2018, “Experimental Study and Finite Element Method Thermal Modelling of Friction Stir Back Extrusion of 6063 Aluminum Alloy”, Symposium on Research in Collaboration with Manufacturing USA Institutes at the MSEC 2018 and NAMRC 46 at College Station, Texas (industrial abstract and oral presentation).

*Corresponding author

Presenting author.