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Rui Huang

Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
University of Texas at Austin
Email: ruihuang@mail.utexas.edu
Phone: 1-512-471-7558

Research Topics:
  1. Nonlinear Mechanics of Hydrogels and Soft Materials
  2. Reliability in Advanced Interconnects and Packaging
  3. Nonlinear Mechanics of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
  4. Buckling of Nanostructures
  5. Wrinkling of Thin Films on Soft Substrates
  6. Surface Morphological Evolution and Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots
  7. Stress Relaxation and Interface Diffusion in Copper Interconnects
  8. Fracture in Thin-Film Structures
  9. Strain-Relaxed SiGe Islands on Oxides
  10. Deformation Mechanisms in Metallic Glasses
  11. Theory and Applications of Mechanical Resonators

Nonlinear Mechanics of Hydrogels and Soft Materials

Collaborators: Chad Landis (UT) and K. Ravi-Chandar (UT)
Funding: National Science Foundation

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Reliability in Advanced Interconnects and Packaging

Collaborators: Kenneth M. Liechti (UT-AEEM) and Paul S. Ho (UT-ME)
Funding: Semiconductor Research Cooperation (SRC) and Tokyo Electron

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Nonlinear Mechanics of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

Collaborators: Kenneth M. Liechti (UT-Austin)
Funding: National Science Foundation

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Buckling of Nanostructures

Collaborators: Paul S. Ho (UT-Austin)
Funding: National Science Foundation

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Wrinkling of Thin Films on Soft Substrates

Collaborators: C.M. Stafford (NIST), Z. Suo (Harvard Univ.)
Funding: National Science Foundation and DARPA

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Surface Morphological Evolution and Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots

Collaborators: Sanjay Banerjee (UT Austin)
Funding: Department of Energy

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Stress Relaxation and Interface Diffusion in Copper Interconnects

Collaborators: Paul S. Ho (UT Austin) and Jun He (Intel)
Funding: Advanced Technology Program of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Intel Corporation

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Fracture in Thin-Film Structures

Collaborators: Z. Suo (Harvard Univ.), J.H. Prevost (Princeton Univ.)
Funding: National Science Foundation

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Strain-Relaxed SiGe Islands on Oxides

Collaborators: Z. Suo, J.C. Sturm, K.D. Hobart, H. Yin
Funding: National Science Foundation and DARPA

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Deformation Mechanisms in Metallic Glasses

Collaborators: Z. Suo, J.H. Prevost, W.D. Nix
Funding: National Science Foundation

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Theory and Applications of Mechanical Resonators

"Vibrations of Piezoelectric Crystal Plates with Thickness-Graded Material Properties", PhD thesis, Princeton University, January 2001.
Advisor: Peter C. Y. Lee
Collaborators: Jiun-Der Yu, Wen-Sen Lin, W.H. Shih, T. Knowles
Funding: U.S. Army Research Office

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