After 2014

1.Tail shapes lead to different propulsive mechanisms in the body/caudal fin undulation of fish. Song J, Zhong Y, Du R, Yin L, Ding Y. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science.(2020) PDF

2.Nonlocal shear-thinning effects substantially enhance helical propulsion, Ebru Demir, Noah Lordi, Yang Ding and On Shun Pak, Physical Review Fluids, Volume 5, No.11, 111301(2020) PDF

3.3D computational models explain muscle activation patterns and energetic functions of internal structures in fish swimming, Tingyu Ming, Bowen Jin, Jialei Song, Haoxiang Luo, Ruxu Du and Yang Ding, Plos Computational Biology, Volume 15, issue:9e1006883.(2019) PDF (Cover)(Supplementary Information: S1 AppendixS2 AppendixS3 AppendixS1 Fig, S1 VideoS2 VideoS3 VideoS4 VideoS5 Video.)

4.An experimental study on the fish body flapping patterns by using a biomimetic robot fish, Fengran Xie, Zheng Li, Yang Ding, Yong Zhong and Ruxu Du, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Volume 5, Issue:1, 64-71.(2019) PDF

5.Three-dimensional modeling of a fin-actuated robotic fish with multimodal swimming, Wei Wang , Xia Dai, Liang Li, Banti Gheneti, Yang Ding, Junzhi Yu, and Guangming Xie, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Volume 23, Issue:4, 1641-1652.(2018) PDF

6 Transition and formation of the torque pattern of undulatory locomotion in resistive force dominated media, Tingyu Ming and Yang Ding, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Volume 13, Issue: 4, 046001.(2018) PDF  (Supplementary Information)(Supplementary videos: S1S2S3S4S5S6S7S8S9S10S11S12)

7. Analysis of micro-fluidic tweezers in the Stokes regimeLonghua Zhao, Li Zhang and Yang Ding, Physics of Fluids, Volume 30, Issue:3, 10.1063/1.5017753.(2018) PDF

8. Hydrodynamics of larval fish quick turning: A computational studyJialei Song, Yong Zhong, Haoxiang Luo, Yang Ding and Ruxu Du, Proc IMechE Part C:J Mechanical Engineering Science, Volume 232, issue:14, 2515-2523.(2017) PDF

9. Propulsion via flexible flapping in granular media, Zhiwei Peng, Yang Ding, Kyle Pietrzyk, Gwynn J. Elfring, and On Shun Pak, Phys. Rev. E, Volume 96, issue:1, 012907.(2017) PDF

10. Selective particle capture by asynchronously beating cilia, Yang Ding and Eva Kanso, Physics of Fluids, Volume 27, Issue:12, 10.1063/1.4938558.(2015) PDF

Before 2014

1. Cilia beating patterns are not hydrodynamically optimal, Hanliang Guo, Janna Nawroth, Yang Ding, and Eva Kanso, Physics of Fluids, Volume 26, Issue:9, 10.1063/1.4894855.(2014) PDF

2. Mixing and transport by ciliary carpets: a numerical study, Yang Ding, Janna C. Nawroth, Margaret J. McFall-Ngai and Eva Kanso, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 743, 124-140.(2014) PDF

3. Swimming in the desert, Yang Ding, Chen Li, and Daniel I. Goldman, Physics Today, Volume 66, Issue:11, 68-69.(2013) PDF

4. Lift and drag in intruders moving through hydrostatic granular media at high speeds, Fabricio Q. Potiguar and Yang Ding, Physical Review E, Volume 88, issue:1, 012204.(2013) PDF

5. Emergence of the advancing neuromechanical phase in a resistive force dominated medium, Yang Ding, Sarah S. Sharpe, Kurt Wiesenfeld, and Daniel I. Goldman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 110, issue:25, 10123-10128.(2013) PDF

6. Geometric visualization of self-propulsion in a complex medium, Ross Hatton, Yang Ding, Howie Choset, and Daniel I. Goldman, Physical Review Letters, Volume 110, 078101.(2013) PDF

7. Environmental interaction influences muscle activation strategy during sand-swimming in the sandfish lizard Scincus scincus, Sarah S. Sharpe, Yang Ding and Daniel I. Goldman, Journal of Experimental Biology, Volume (2012) PDF

8. Mechanics of undulatory swimming in a frictional fluid, Yang Ding, Sarah S. Sharpe, Andrew Masse, Daniel I. Goldman, Plos Computational BiologyVolume 8, issue:12, e1002810.(2012) PDF

9. Undulatory swimming in sand: experimental and simulation studies of a robotic sandfish, Ryan D Maladen, Yang Ding, Paul B Umbanhowar and Daniel I Goldman, The International Journal of Robotics Research, Volume 30, issue:7, 793-805.(2011) PDF

10. Granular lift forces predict vertical motion of a sand-swimming robot, Ryan D. Maladen, Paul B. Umbanhowar, Yang Ding, Andrew Masse, and Daniel I. Goldman, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 1398-1403.(ICRA)( 2011) PDF

11. Comparative studies reveal principles of movement on and within granular media, Yang Ding, Nick Gravish, Chen Li, Ryan D. Maladen, Nicole Mazouchova, Sarah S. Sharpe, Paul B. Umbanhowar, and Daniel I. Goldman, IMA Workshop on Locomotion, Volume 155, 281-292.(2011) PDF

12. Drag induced lift in granular media, Yang Ding, Nick Gravish and Daniel I. Goldman, Physical Review Letters, Volume 106, 028001.(2011) PDFmovie_1movie_2,movie_3

13. Mechanical models of sandfish locomotion reveal principles of high performance subsurface sand-swimming,  Ryan D. Maladen, Yang Ding, Paul B. Umbanhowar, Adam Kamor, and Daniel I. Goldman, J. R. Soc. Interface, Volume 8, 1332–1345.(2011) PDF (journal cover

14. Biophysically inspired development of a sand-swimming robot, Ryan D. Maladen, Yang Ding, Paul B. Umbanhowar, Adam Kamor and Daniel I. Goldman, Robotics: Science & Systems conference.(2010) PDF

15. Undulatory Swimming in Sand: Subsurface Locomotion of the Sandfish Lizard, Ryan D. Maladen, Yang Ding, Chen Li, Daniel I. Goldman, Science, Volume 325, issue:5938, 314-318.(2009) PDF