Linxia Gu, Associate Professor

Linxia Gu

Linxia Gu
Associate Professor

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
W317.2 Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0526
Office: 402-472-7680

Research Interests

  • Multiscale / multiphysical modeling & material characterization in general.
  • Structure-function relationships within non-disease and diseased vascular tissues
  • Blast-structure interaction
  • Vascular remodeling
  • Image-based vascular quantification
  • Force conditioned cellular behavior
  • Device design and evaluation
  • Crack propagation

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  • Zhao S., Gu, L.X., and Froemming, S.R., 2013. Experimental Investigations of the Stent-Artery Interaction. Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 37(7), 463-469. DOI: 10.3109/03091902.2013.831491.
  • Hua, Y., Gu, L.X. and Watanabe H., 2013. Micromechanical Analysis of Nanoparticle- Reinforced Dental Composites, International Journal of Engineering Science, 69, 69-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijengsci.2013.04.001.
  • Zhao, S., Gu, L.X., and Froemming, S.R., 2012. On the Importance of Modeling Stent Procedure for Predicting Arterial Mechanics, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the ASME. 134, 121005 (6 pages). DOI: 10.1115/1.4023094.
  • Gu, L.X., Chafi, M.S., Ganpule S., and Chandra, N., 2012. The Influence of Heterogeneous Meninges on the Brain Mechanics under Primary Blast Loading. Composites Part B-Engineering, 43(8), 3160-3166. DOI:10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.04.014.
  • Gu, L.X., Zhao, S., Muttyam A.K., and Hammel, J.M., 2010. The Relation between the Arterial Stress and Restenosis Rate after Coronary Stenting. Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the ASME, 4(3), 031005(7 pages). DOI: 10.1115/1.4002238.
  • Gu, L.X., Kumar, A.V., Santra, S., and Mericle, R.A., 2005, Mechanical Behavior of Covered Microstent Investigated Through Finite Element Method, Journal of Biomechanics, 38(6).