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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 135 Citations 63,855 456 World Ranking 97 National Ranking 52

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2012 - William Prager Medal

2008 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For fundamental and applied contributions to the thermo-mechanical performance of electronic material systems, actuator materials, and composites.

2004 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics
  • Polymer

Zhigang Suo mainly investigates Composite material, Elastomer, Dielectric, Polymer and Stress. Many of his studies on Composite material involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Thin film. Zhigang Suo has researched Elastomer in several fields, including Elasticity, Tension, Thin metal, Stretchable electronics and Electrical conductor.

His Dielectric research incorporates elements of Mechanics, Instability and Voltage. Zhigang Suo has included themes like Ionic bonding and Self-healing hydrogels, Chemical engineering, Polymer chemistry in his Polymer study. The study incorporates disciplines such as Layer and Lithium in addition to Stress.

His most cited work include:

  • Mixed mode cracking in layered materials (3216 citations)
  • Highly stretchable and tough hydrogels (2310 citations)
  • Fracture mechanics for piezoelectric ceramics (1035 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Composite material, Elastomer, Mechanics, Dielectric and Stress. As part of one scientific family, Zhigang Suo deals mainly with the area of Composite material, narrowing it down to issues related to the Self-healing hydrogels, and often Nanotechnology and Ionic bonding. His Elastomer research includes elements of Electrical breakdown, Mechanical engineering, Actuator, Stretchable electronics and Electrical conductor.

His Dielectric study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Nonlinear system, Instability, Deformation and Voltage. His Stress research includes themes of Lithium and Forensic engineering. His Fracture mechanics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Toughness and Ceramic.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Composite material (49.81%)
  • Elastomer (22.67%)
  • Mechanics (12.60%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Composite material (49.81%)
  • Self-healing hydrogels (12.02%)
  • Elastomer (22.67%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Zhigang Suo spends much of his time researching Composite material, Self-healing hydrogels, Elastomer, Adhesion and Polymer. Composite material is a component of his Toughness, Stress, Strain energy release rate, Fracture and Fracture mechanics studies. His Self-healing hydrogels research integrates issues from Ionic bonding, Rheology and Polyacrylamide.

His studies deal with areas such as Electrical conductor, Stretchable electronics, Dielectric and Elastic modulus as well as Elastomer. His Adhesion study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Polymer science, Adhesive, Nanotechnology and Topology. His Polymer research includes themes of Wetting, Stiffness, Dissipation, Elastic energy and Topology.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A transparent bending-insensitive pressure sensor (405 citations)
  • Tough adhesives for diverse wet surfaces (354 citations)
  • 3D Printing of Transparent and Conductive Heterogeneous Hydrogel-Elastomer Systems. (185 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics
  • Polymer

Zhigang Suo focuses on Composite material, Self-healing hydrogels, Elastomer, Nanotechnology and Adhesion. His Composite material study deals with Polyacrylamide Hydrogel intersecting with Nanoparticle. His Self-healing hydrogels research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Polymer network, Fracture toughness, Strain energy release rate and Substrate.

His Elastomer research integrates issues from 3D printing, Delamination, Dielectric, Stretchable electronics and Electrical conductor. His study in Nanotechnology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Deformation, Pressure sensor and Interferometry. His work carried out in the field of Fracture mechanics brings together such families of science as Polymer and Shakedown.

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Top Publications

Mixed mode cracking in layered materials

J.W. Hutchinson;Z. Suo.
Advances in Applied Mechanics (1991)

4358 Citations

Highly stretchable and tough hydrogels

Jeong-Yun Sun;Xuanhe Zhao;Widusha R. K. Illeperuma;Ovijit Chaudhuri.
Nature (2012)

2513 Citations

Fracture mechanics for piezoelectric ceramics

Z. Suo;C.-M. Kuo;D.M. Barnett;J.R. Willis.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1992)

1308 Citations

Interface crack between two elastic layers

Zhigang Suo;John W. Hutchinson.
International Journal of Fracture (1990)

1049 Citations

Stretchable gold conductors on elastomeric substrates

Stéphanie Périchon Lacour;Sigurd Wagner;Zhenyu Huang;Z. Suo.
Applied Physics Letters (2003)

940 Citations

Stretchable, Transparent, Ionic Conductors

Christoph Keplinger;Jeong Yun Sun;Choon Chiang Foo;Choon Chiang Foo;Philipp Josef Michael Rothemund.
Science (2013)

929 Citations

Singularities, interfaces and cracks in dissimilar anisotropic media

Zhigang Suo.
Proceedings of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (1990)

828 Citations

Mechanics of rollable and foldable film-on-foil electronics

Z. Suo;E. Y. Ma;H. Gleskova;S. Wagner.
Applied Physics Letters (1999)

731 Citations

Deformation mechanisms in nacre

R. Z. Wang;Z. Suo;A. G. Evans;N. Yao.
Journal of Materials Research (2001)

728 Citations

THEORY OF DIELECTRIC ELASTOMERS

Zhigang Suo.
Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (2010)

716 Citations

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