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Ryan Harne

James F. Will Career Development Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas:

Design & Manufacturing; Mechanical Sciences; Sensors & Controls

Interest Areas:

Soft matter physics; Dynamics, vibrations, and waves; Flexible electronic materials, metamaterials, and functional engineered materials; Adaptive and reconfigurable structures; Manufacturing

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2012

Publications

Journal Articles

  • W. Cai and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Characterization of challenges in asymmetric nonlinear vibration energy harvesters subjected to realistic excitation", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 482, (115460)
  • S. L. Yeh and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Structurally-integrated resonators for broadband panel vibration suppression", Smart Materials and Structures
  • V. Srinivas and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Acoustic wave focusing by doubly curved origami-inspired arrays", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, (31), pp. 1041-1052
  • C. Zou and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Deployable tessellated transducer array for ultrasound focusing and bio-heat generation in a multilayer environment", Ultrasonics, 104, (106108)
  • P. Vuyk and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Collapse characterization and shock mitigation by elastomeric metastructures", Extreme Mechanics Letters, 37, (100682)
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2020, "Acoustic-structure interaction in an adaptive Helmholtz resonator by compliance and constraint", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 142, (0211005)
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Soft materials with broadband and near-total absorption of sound", Physical Review Applied, 12, (064059)
  • C. El-Helou and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Exploiting functionally graded elastomeric materials to program collapse and mechanical properties", Advanced Engineering Materials, 21, (1900807)
  • S. L. Yeh and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Origins of broadband vibration attenuation empowered by optimized viscoelastic metamaterial inclusions", Journal of Sound and Virbration, 458, pp. 218-237
  • W. Cai and Ryan Harne, 2019, "Vibration energy harvesters with optimized geometry, design, and nonlinearity for robust direct current power delivery", Smart Materials and Structures, 28, (075040)
  • C. Zou and Ryan Harne, 2019, "Tailoring reflected and diffracted wave fields from tessellated acoustic arrays by origami folding", Wave Motion, 89, pp. 193-206
  • C. Zhang, Ryan L. Harne, B. Li and K. W. Wang, 2019, "Statistical quantification of DC power generated by bistable piezoelectric energy harvesters when driven by random excitations", Journal of Sound and Virbration, 442, pp. 770-786
  • S. L. Yeh and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Tailoring concurrent shear and translational vibration control mechanisms in elastomeric metamaterials for cylindrical structures", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 117, pp. 609-633
  • N. C. Sears, J. D. Berrigan, P. R. Buskohl and Ryan Harne, 2019, "Dynamic response of flexible hybrid electronic material systems", Composite Structures, 208, pp. 377-384
  • W. Cai and Ryan Harne, 2019, "Electrical power management and optimization with nonlinear energy harvesting structures", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 30, pp. 213-227
  • S. Alharbi, S. Chaudhari, A. Inshaar, H. Shah, C. Zou, Ryan L. Harne and A. Kiourti, 2018, "E-textile origami dipole antennas with graded embroidery for adaptive rf performance", Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 17, pp. 2218-2222
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2018, "Modular and programmable material systems drawing from the architecture of skeletal muscle", Physical Review E, 98, (043001)
  • C. Zou and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Piecewise assembled acoustic arrays based on reconfigurable tessellated structures", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144, pp. 2324-2333
  • B. A. Goodpaster, R. A. Perez and Ryan Harne, 2018, "Modal evaluation and generalized analysis of the steady-state dynamics of harmonically excited multistable structures", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 432, pp. 387-404
  • Ryan Harne, B. A. Goodpaster and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Analytical modeling and impedance characterization of thermomechanically-coupled nonlinear structural dynamics", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 85, (081010)
  • B. A. Goodpaster and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "An experimental characterization of the impedance and spectral content of multistable structural responses during dynamic bifurcations", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 140, (051009)
  • Q. Dai, I. Park and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Impulsive energy conversion with magnetically coupled nonlinear energy harvesting systems", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 29, pp. 2374-2391
  • N. C. Sears, J. D. Berrigan, P. R. Buskohl and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Flexible hybrid electronic material systems with programmable strain sensing architectures", Advanced Engineering Materials, 20, (1800499)
  • P. Vuyk, S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Illuminating origins of impact energy mitigation in mechanical metamaterials", Advanced Engineering Materials, 20, (1700828)
  • C. Lan, L. Tang and Ryan Harne, 2018, "Comparative methods to assess harmonic response of nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvesters interfaced with AC and DC circuits", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 421, pp. 61-78
  • Q. Dai and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Investigation of direct current power delivery from nonlinear vibration energy harvesters under combined harmonic and stochastic excitations", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 29, pp. 514-529
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Characterizing the nonlinear response of elastomeric material systems under critical point constraints", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 135, pp. 197-207
  • Q. Dai and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Charging power optimization for nonlinear vibration energy harvesting systems subjected to arbitrary, persistent base excitations", Smart Materials and Structures, 27, (015011)
  • J. Bishop and Ryan L Harne, 2018, "Leveraging the arrangement of multiple, critically constrained inclusions in resonant metamaterials for control of broadband vibroacoustic energy.", Applied Acoustics, 130, pp. 222-229
  • N. C. Sears and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Computational and experimental studies of microvascular void features for passive-adaptation of structural panel dynamic properties.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 412, pp. 17-27
  • Ryan L. Harne and B. A. Goodpaster, 2018, "Impedance measures in analysis and characterization of multistable structures subjected to harmonic excitation.", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 98, pp. 78-90
  • D. T. Lynd, C. Zou, J. Crump and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Directive and focused acoustic wave radiation by tessellated transducers with folded curvatures.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 30, (055010)
  • C. Zou, D. T. Lynd and Ryan Harne, 2018, "Acoustic wave guiding by reconfigurable tessellated arrays", Physical Review Applied, 9, (014009)
  • Ryan L. Harne, Z. Deng and M. J. Dapino, 2018, "Adaptive magnetoelastic metamaterials: a new class of magnetorheological elastomers", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 29, pp. 265-278
  • Ryan L. Harne and D. C. Urbanek, 2017, "Enhancing broadband vibration energy suppression using local buckling modes in constrained metamaterials.", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 139, (061004)
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2017, "Energy capture and storage in asymmetrically multistable modular structures inspired by skeletal muscle.", Smart Materials and Structures, 26, (085011)
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Tailoring broadband acoustic energy suppression characteristics of double porosity metamaterials with compression constraints and mass inclusions.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), 141, pp. 4715-4726
  • C. Zou and Ryan L Harne, 2017, "Adaptive acoustic energy delivery to near and far fields using foldable, tessellated star transducers.", Smart Materials and Structures, 26, (055021)
  • Ryan L. Harne and Q. Dai, 2017, "Characterizing the robustness and susceptibility of steady-state dynamics in post-buckled structures to stochastic perturbations.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 395, pp. 258-271
  • Ryan L. Harne, Y. Song and Q. Dai, 2017, "Trapping and attenuating broadband vibroacoustic energy with hyperdamping metamaterials.", Extreme Mechanics Letters, 12, pp. 41-47
  • J. Kim, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2017, "Predicting non-stationary and stochastic activation of saddle-node bifurcation."", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 12, (011009)
  • D. T. Lynd and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Strategies to predict radiated sound fields from foldable, Miura-ori-based transducers for acoustic beamfolding.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), 141, pp. 480-489
  • J. Bishop, Q. Dai, Y. Song and Ryan L. Harne, 2016, "Resilience to impact by extreme energy absorption in lightweight material inclusions constrained near a critical point.", Advanced Engineering Materials, 18, pp. 1871-1876
  • Ryan L. Harne and D. T. Lynd, 2016, "Origami acoustics: using principles of folding structural acoustics for simple and large focusing of sound energy.", Smart Materials and Structures, 25, (085031)
  • Ryan L. Harne, C. Zhang, B. Li and K. W. Wang, 2016, "An analytical approach for predicting the energy capture and conversion by impulsively-excited bistable vibration energy harvesters.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 373, pp. 205-222
  • Ryan L. Harne, C. Zhang, Ryan L. Harne, B. Li and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Reconstructing the transient, dissipative dynamics of a bistable Duffing oscillator with an enhanced averaging method and Jacobian elliptic functions.", International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 79, pp. 26-37
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Axial suspension compliance and compression for enhancing performance of a nonlinear vibration energy harvesting beam system."", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 138, (1)
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Adaptation of energy dissipation in a mechanical metastable module excited near resonance.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 138, (1)
  • Ryan L. Harne, Z. Wu and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Designing and harnessing the metastable states of a modular metastructure for programmable mechanical properties adaptation.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Mechanical Design, 138, (2)
  • Ryan L. Harne, A. Sun and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Leveraging nonlinear saturation-based phenomena in an L-shaped vibration energy harvesting system.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 363, pp. 517-531
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Passive measurement of progressive mass change via bifurcation sensing with a multistable micromechanical system.", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 26, (13), pp. 1622-1632
  • Z. Wu, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Exploring a modular adaptive metastructure concept inspired by muscle’s cross-bridge.", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27, (9), pp. 1189-1202
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Dipteran wing motor-inspired flapping flight versatility and effectiveness enhancement.", Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12, (104)
  • J. Kim, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Enhancing structural damage identification robustness to noise and damping with integrated bistable and adaptive piezoelectric circuitry.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 137, (1)
  • M. Thota, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Harnessing intrinsic localized modes to identify impurities in nonlinear periodic systems.", Journal of Applied Physics, 117, (7)
  • Z. Wu, Ryan l. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Excitation-induced stability in a bistable Duffing oscillator: analysis and experiments.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 10, (1)
  • Ryan Harne, K. Yang, Ryan L. Harne, K. W. Wang and H. Huang, 2014, "Dynamic stabilization of a bistable suspension system attached to a flexible host structure for operational safety enhancement.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 333, pp. 6651-6661
  • Ryan L. Harne, M. E. Schoemaker, B. E. Dussault and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Wave heave energy conversion using modular multistability.", Applied Energy, 130, pp. 148-156
  • Ryan Harne, K. Yang, Ryan L. Harne, K. W. Wang and H. Huang, 2014, "Investigation of a bistable dual-stage vibration isolator under harmonic excitation.", Smart Materials and Structures, 23, (045033)
  • Ryan Harne, N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne, Y. Fujii, G. M. Pietron and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Methods in vehicle mass and road grade estimation.", Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems, 7, (2014-01-0111)
  • Z. Wu, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Energy harvester synthesis via coupled linear-bistable system with multistable dynamics.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, (061005)
  • D. R. Johnson, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "A disturbance cancellation perspective on vibration control using a bistable snap through attachment."", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 136, (031006)
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "On the fundamental and superharmonic effects in bistable energy harvesting.", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 25, pp. 937-950
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "A bifurcation-based coupled linear-bistable system for microscale mass sensing.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 333, pp. 2241-2252
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Prospects for nonlinear energy harvesting systems designed near the elastic stability limit when driven by colored noise.", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 136, (021009)
  • Ryan L. Harne, M. Thota and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Bistable energy harvesting enhancement with an auxiliary linear oscillator.", Smart Materials and Structures, 22, (125028)
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Robust sensing methodology for detecting change with bistable circuitry dynamics tailoring.", Applied Physics Letters, 102, (203506)
  • Ryan L. Harne, 2013, "On the linear elastic, isotropic modeling of poroelastic distributed vibration absorbers at low frequencies.", Journal of Sound dand Vibration, 332, pp. 3646-3654
  • Ryan L. Harne, M. Thota and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Concise and high-fidelity predictive criteria for maximizing performance and robustness of bistable energy harvesters.", Applied Physics Letters, 102, (053903)
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2013, "A review of the recent research on vibration energy harvesting via bistable systems.", Smart Materials and Structures (SMS), 22, (023001)
  • Ryan L. Harne, 2013, "Development and testing of a dynamic absorber with corrugated piezoelectric spring for vibration control and energy harvesting applications.", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 36, pp. 604-617
  • Ryan L. Harne, 2013, "Modeling and analysis of distributed electromagnetic oscillators for broadband vibration attenuation and concurrent energy harvesting.", Applied Mathematical Modeling, 37, pp. 4360-4370
  • Ryan L. Harne, 2012, "Theoretical investigations of energy harvesting efficiency from structural vibrations using piezoelectric and electromagnetic oscillators.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132, (1), pp. 162-172
  • Ryan L. Harne, C. Blanc, M. C. Remillieux and R. A. Burdisso, 2012, "Structural-acoustic aspects in the modeling of sandwich structures and computation of equivalent elasticity parameters.", Thin-Walled Structures, 56, pp. 1-8
  • Ryan L. Harne, 2012, "Concurrent attenuation of and energy harvesting from surface vibrations: experimental verification and model validation.", Smart Materials and Structures, 21, (035016)
  • Ryan L. Harne and C. R. Fuller, 2012, "Modeling of a distributed device for simultaneous re-active vibration suppression and energy harvesting.", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23, (6), pp. 655-664
  • Ryan L. Harne and C. R. Fuller, 2012, "Modeling of a passive distributed vibration control device using a superposition technique.", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 331, pp. 1859-1869
  • Ryan L. Harne and C. R. Fuller, 2010, "Lightweight distributed vibration absorbers for marine structures.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), 9, (065003)
  • C. R. Fuller and Ryan L. Harne, 2010, "Passive distributed vibration absorbers for low frequency noise control.", Noise Control Engineering Journal, 58, (6), pp. 627-635

Conference Proceedings

  • S. L. Yeh and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Targeted mode attenuation and broadband vibration control with optimized elastomeric metamaterials", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10968 Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII 2019, 1096804
  • W. Cai and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Optimized piezoelectric energy harvesters for performance robust operation in periodic vibration environments", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10967 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XII 2019, 109670M
  • N. Zhao and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Partial activation of modular and foldable tessellated acoustic arrays for wave focusing", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145, (1669)
  • C. Zou and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Deployable tessellated array with a curved Miura-ori pattern for ultrasound focusing in multilayered media", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145, (1669)
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Low frequency sound absorption by compliant Helmholtz resonators", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145, (1725)
  • A. A. Saksena and Ryan L. Harne, 2019, "Finite difference time domain investigation of interior sound fields generated by parametric acoustic arrays", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145, (1714)
  • Ryan L. Harne and P. Vuyk, 2019, "Shaping shock transmission with lightweight elastomeric materials", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145, (1823)
  • H. Shah, A. Inshaar, C. Zou, S. Chaudhari, S. Alharbi, A. Kiourti and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Multiphysics modeling and experimental validation of reconfigurable, E-textile origami antennas", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-67552
  • S. Chaudhari, S. Alharbi, H. Shah, C. Zou, Ryan L. Harne and A. Kiourti, 2018, "A new class of reconfigurable origami antennas based on E-Textile embroidery", Proceedings of the 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation
  • Q. Dai, L. Park and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Investigating a magnetically coupled vibration energy harvesting system under impulsive excitations", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10595 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2018, 1059505
  • N. Kidambi, Y. Zheng, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2018, "Energy release for the actuation and deployment of muscle-inspired asymmetrically multistable chains", Proceedings of the International Socirty for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10595 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2018, 1059510
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Tunable acoustic energy dissipation by fluid-structure interaction in elastomeric, resonant metamaterials", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143, (1947)
  • C. Zou and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Analysis of foldable acoustic arrays from piecewise linear, conformal, and tessellated topologies", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143, (1954)
  • C. Zou, S. Chaudhari, S. Alharbi, H. Shah, A. Kiourti and Ryan L. Harne, 2018, "Investigation of reconfigurable antennas by foldable, e-textile tessellations: Modeling and experimentation", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143, (1955)
  • B. A. Goodpaster and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Correlating dynamic bifurcations with impedance measures for multistable structures.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), IMECE2017-71397
  • S. Cui, S. Saxena and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Lightweight mechanical metamaterials leveraging local criticalities for shock wave suppression.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), IMECE2017-70996
  • Y. Song, S. Saxena, J. Bishop and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Constraint tuning of lightweight elastomeric metamaterials for structural impact tolerance.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2017-3910
  • D. T. Lynd, C. Zou, J. Crump and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Computational tool integrations for origami-inspired acoustic transducer and array design.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2017-3912
  • S. Cui and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Computational characterization of double porosity metamaterials for broadband sound insulation.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers (DETC) and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-67552
  • Q. Dai and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Towards optimizing DC loads for power generation from arbitrarily excited nonlinear vibration energy harvesters.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferneces (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-67550
  • C. Zou and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Folding star-shaped acoustic transducers for real-time guidance of radiated acoustic waves.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-67286
  • S. Cui, S. Saxena and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Tunable shock mitigation in lightweight mechanical metamaterials using critical point constraints.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2017-68481
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2017, "Multistability inspired by the oblique, pennate architectures of skeletal muscle.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10164 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2017, 1016415
  • Q. Dai and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Maximizing direct current power delivery from bistable vibration energy harvesting beams subjected to realistic base excitations.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10164 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2017, 1016419
  • Ryan Harne, J. Kim, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2017, "Signal denoising using stochastic resonance and bistable circuit for acoustic emission-based structural health monitoring.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 10170 Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2017, 1017016
  • D. T. Lynd, C. Zou, J. Crump and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America", Directive and focused acoustic wave radiation by tessellated transducers with folded curvatures., 141, (3650)
  • D. T. Lynd, C. Zou, J. Crump and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Directive and focused acoustic wave radiation by tessellated transducers with folded curvatures.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, (3650)
  • J. Bishop, D, C. Urbanek, Q. Dai, Y. Song and Ryan L. Harne, 2017, "Extreme impact mitigation by critical point constraints on elastic metamaterials.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141, (3643)
  • Ryan L. Harne, Z. Deng and M. Dapino, 2016, "Characterization of adaptive magnetoelastic metamaterials under applied magnetic fields.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2016-9252
  • Ryan L. Harne, V. B. Sundaresan, Q, Dai, T and Hery, 2016, "A nonlinear, monolithic structural-material system for vibration energy harvesting and storage.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2016-9304
  • Ryan Harne, J. Kim, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Predicting non-stationary and stochastic activation of saddle-node bifurcation.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2016 Conference on Smart Mateirals, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2016-9051
  • Ryan L. Harne and D. T. Lynd, 2016, "Acoustic beamfolding with a miura-ori tessellated transducer array.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59907
  • Ryan Harne, N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Strain energy trapping due to energetic asymmetry in modular structures inspired by muscle cross-bridges.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59556
  • Ryan L. Harne and Q. Dai, 2016, "Robustness of adaptive, multistable structures under combined harmonic and stochastic loads.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59889
  • Ryan L. Harne, Y. Song and Q. Dai, 2016, "Modeling and design of lightweight, hyperdamping metamaterials for large, broadband vibroacoustic energy attenuation.", Proceedings of the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 3aSA6
  • L. Tang, Y. Han, J. Hand and Ryan L. Harne, 2016, "Exploring the roles of standard rectifying circuits on the performance of a nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester.", Proceedings of the International Society of for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 9431, (9799-20)
  • Z. Wu, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2016, "Energy exchange and localization in a modular metastructure under impulsive excitation.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 9431, (9799-08)
  • D. T. Lynd and Ryan L. Harne, 2016, "Acoustic beamfolding: new potentials enabled by interfacing reconfigurable origami and acoustic structures.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139, (2083)
  • Ryan L. Harne, C. Zhang, B. Li and K. W. Wang, 2015, "An analytical approach for predicting power generation of impulsively-excited bistable vibration energy harvesters.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), DSCC2015-9828
  • Ryan L. Harne, Z. Wu and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Mechanical properties adaptivity by the design and exploitation of metastable states in a modular metastructure.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2015-9018
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne, K. W and Wang, 2015, "Energy dissipation characteristics of a mechanical metastable module excited near resonance.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information Engineering Conference, DETC2015-47289
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Asymmetric influences on the energy dissipation properties of a metastable module excited near resonance.", Proceedings of the 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM2015), 1190
  • Ryan L. Harne, A. Sun and K. W. Wang, 2015, "An investigation on vibration energy harvesting using nonlinear dynamic principles inspired by trees.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2015, 9431, (19)
  • M. Thota, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Damage identification in nonlinear periodic structures utilizing the dynamics of intrinsic localized modes.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2015, 9431, (51)
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2015, "Comprehensive and practical explorations of nonlinear energy harvesting from stochastic vibrations.", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136, (2196)
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wamg, 2014, "Metastructure development harnessing modular metastability.", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technologies
  • Z. Wu, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Muscle-like characteristics with an engineered metastructure.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2014-7746
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "An axially-suspended vibration energy harvesting beam for broadband performance and high versatility.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structure, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2014-7417
  • J. Kim, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Enhancing damage identification robustness to noise and damping using integrated bistable and adaptive piezoelectric circuitry.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2014-34993
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "A bio-inspired bistable flapping thrust mechanism with flexible suspension.", Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, 1A11
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Mass detection and measurement via a two degree-of-freedom bistable sensor using selectively activated bifurcations and resonant dynamics.", Proceedings of the 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, D-02-509
  • N. Kidambi, Ryan L. Harne, Y. Fujii, G. M. Pietron and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Methods in vehicle mass and road grade estimation.", Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2014 World Congress and Exhibition, 2014-01-0111
  • Ryan L. Harne, M. E. Schoemaker and K. W. Wang, 2014, "Multistable chain for ocean wave vibration energy harvesting.", Proceedings of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Volume 9057 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2014, 90570B
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Mass detection using bifurcation crossing with a coupled linear-bistable system.", Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technologies
  • Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Mass detection via bifurcation sensing with multistable microelectromechanical system.", Preceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), SMASIS2013-3026
  • D. R. Johnson, Ryan L. Harne and K. W. Wang, 2013, "Vibration control using a bistable snap through absorber from a force balance perspective.", Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2013-12627

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