54. Tawfick S. and Y. Tang “Stronger Artificial Muscles, with a Twist” Science 365 (6449) 125-126, 2019. Scientific American New Scientist c&en

53. McGregor, D, Sameh Tawfick, and William P. King. “Automated metrology and geometric analysis of additively manufactured lattice structures.” Additive Manufacturing, 2019.

52. Lamuta C.,H. He, K. Zhang, M. Rogalski, N. Sottos and S Tawfick “Digital Texture Voxels for Stretchable Morphing Skin Applications” Advanced Materials Technologies, 1900260, 2019.

51. Tawfick S., N. Nayakanti, C. Prohoda and A.J. Hart  “Geometric tailoring of strength and toughness in self-locking interleaved laminates” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2019.

50. Sandin C., T. Talukdar, J. Ableson and S. Tawfick “Bottom-Up Synthesis And Mechanical Behavior Of Refractory Coatings Made Of CNT-Hafnium Diboride Composites” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces11 (1), pp 1487–1495, 2019.

49. McGregor D., S. Tawfick, and W.P. King “Mechanical Properties of Hexagonal Lattice Structures Fabricated Using Continuous Liquid Interface Production Additive Manufacturing” Additive Manufacturing, 25, 2019.

48. Shin D. and S. Tawfick” Polymorphic Elastocapillarity: Kinetically Reconfigurable Self-assembly of Hair Bundles by Varying the Drain Rate” Langmuir 34 (21) 2018.

47. Lamuta C., S. Messelot and S. Tawfick” Theory of the tensile actuation of fiber reinforced coiled muscles” Smart Materials and Structures 2018. 

46. Fonk M., S. Tawfick, C. Daraio, S. Li, A. Vakakis and M. Leamy “Acoustic Non-Reciprocity in Lattices with nonlinearity, internal hierarchy and asymmetry: Computation Study” accepted in ASME J. of Vibrations and Acoustics, 2018.

45. Bunyan J., S. Tawfick “Exploiting microstructural instability to design lattice metamaterials having essentially nonlinear stiffness” accepted in Advanced Engineering Materials, 2018.

44. Zhang K., C. Androulidakis, and S. Tawfick “Gilding with Graphene: Rapid Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis of Graphene on Thin Metal Leaves” accepted in Advanced Functional Materials 2018. EurekAlert! Science Daily materials today Realm of History Durability+Design WIR The Daily Illini MechSE@illinois

43. Androulidakis C., K. Zhang, M. Robertoson and S. Tawfick “Tailoring the mechanical properties of 2D materials and their heterostructures” 2D materials 5 (3) 2018.

42. Androuilidakis C., E. N. Koukaras, M. Poss, K. Papagelis, C. Galiotis, S. Tawfick “Strained hexagonal boron nitride: phonon shift and Grüneisen parameter” Physical Review B Rapid Communications 97, 241414(R) 2018.

41. Bunyan, K. Moore, A. Mojahed, M. Fink, M. Leamy, S. Tawfick and A. Vakakis “Acoustic nonreciprocity in a lattice incorporating nonlinearity, asymmetry, and internal scale hierarchy: Experimental study” Physical Review E 97, 052211 2018.

40. Moore K., J. Bunyan, S. Tawfick and A. Vakakis “Non-Reciprocity in the Dynamics of Coupled Oscillators with Nonlinearity, Asymmetry and Scale Hierarchy” Physical Review E 97, 012219

39. Zhang K., M. Poss, S. Tawfick “Strengthening Nickel by In Situ Graphene Growth” Advanced Engineering Materials 19 (12) 2017.

38. Pagano, T. Yan, B. Chien, A. Wissa and S. Tawfick “A crawling robot driven by multi-stable origami” accepted in Smart Materials and Structures 2017 EurekAlert! Science Daily Discovery Channel 3ders 3D Printing Industry 3D Print ThomasNet Youstory The Indian Express India Today MechSE@illinois

37. Bunyan J., S. Tawfick “Mechanical Behavior of PDMS at Low Pressure” Materials Research Express vol. 4 (7) 2017.

36. Nayakanti N., S. Tawfick, AJ Hart “Deployable Multi-Stable Structures from Twist-Coupled Kirigami” Extreme Mechanics Letters 21 2018.

35. Liang Y., D. Sias*, P. Chen and S. Tawfick “Tough nano-architectured conductive textile by capillary splicing of carbon nanotubes” Advanced Engineering Materials 19 (7) 2017. News Highlights: EurekAlert! Science Daily AZoNano Science World Report Economic Times ECNMag new electronics The Indian Tribune Innovations Report Photonics Online Electronics 360 Engineering@illinois MechSE@illinois

34. Li J., M. Bedewy, A. Orbaek White, E. Polsen, S. Tawfick and A.J. Hart “Highly consistent atmospheric pressure synthesis of carbon nanotube forests by mitigation of moisture transients” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (20) pp. 11277-11287, 2016.

33. Rao A., S. Tawfick, M. Bedewy and A.J. Hart “Morphology-strength relation in aligned carbon nanotube yarns.” Extreme Mechanics Letters 9 (1) 2016.

32. Tawfick A., J. Bico, S. Barcelo “Three-dimensional lithography by elastocapillary engineering of filamentary materials” (invited) MRS Bulletin, 41 (2) 2016. Cover art

31. Li J.,, M. Bedewy, A. Orbaek White, E. Polsen, S. Tawfick, A.J. Hart “Highly Consistent Atmospheric Pressure Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Forests by Mitigation of Moisture Transients” accepted in Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016.

30. Zhang K., K. Han, S. Shi, G. Bahl, S. Tawfick “Highly Stretchable Conductors Made by Laser Draw-Casting of Ultralong Metal Nanowires.” Advanced Electronic Materials, 2 (6) 2016. http:/

29. Bunyan J., A. Vakakis, S. Tawfick “Mechanisms for impulsive energy dissipation and small-scale effects in microgranular media.” Physical Review E 92 (6), 062206, 2015.

28. Lee K., S. Tawfick “Micro-architectured electro- elasto- kinematic muscles.” Extreme Mechanics Letters, 8, pp. 64-69, 2016.

27. Li S., W. Hua, M. Liang, M. Tuo, S. Tawfick, A.J. Hart, Q. Zhu, and H. Xin “Anisotropic Microwave Conductivity Dispersion of Horizontally Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon- Nanotube Thin Film on Flexible Substrate.” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 63 (11) 3588-3594, 2015.

26. Park S., A. Schmidt, S. Tawfick, A.J. Hart “Precise control of elastocapillary densification of nanostructures via low-pressure condensation.” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 24 (6): 065019, 2014.

25. Brieland-Shoultz A.*, S. Tawfick*, S. Park, M. Bedewy, M. Maschmann, J.W. Baur and A.J. Hart “Ceramic-carbon nanotube foams with 1000-fold tunable modulus, strength, and toughness.” Advanced Functional Materials, 24 (36): 5728–5735, 2014. (*equal contribution)

24. G. Ok, J. Lee, H. Baac, S. Tawfick, L.J. Guo and A.J. Hart “Rapid anisotropic photoconductive response of ZnO-coated aligned carbon nanotube sheets.” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6(2):874-881, 2014.

23. De Volder M., S. Park, S. Tawfick, A.J. Hart “Strain-engineered manufacturing of freeform ​carbon nanotube microstructures.” Nature Communications 5: 4512, 2014 Science Daily MIT News  MechSE@Illinois News

22. Maschmann M., G.J. Ehlert, S. Tawfick, A.J. Hart, J.W. Baur. “Continuum analysis of carbon nanotube array buckling enabled by anisotropic elastic measurements and modeling.” Carbon, 66:377-386, 2014. []

21. Oliver R., E.S. Polsen, E.R. Meshot, S. Tawfick, S.J. Park, M. Bedewy, A.J. Hart. “A statistical analysis of variation in laboratory growth of carbon nanotube forests and recommendations for improvement of process consistency.” ACS Nano7(4):3565–3580, 2013.

20. Tawfick S., Z. Zhao, A. Brieland-Schultz, M. De Volder, W. Lu and A. J. Hart “Mechanics of capillary forming of carbon nanotubes.” Langmuir 29 (17): 5190–5198, 2013.

19. De Volder M., S. Tawfick, R. Baughman and A. J. Hart “Carbon nanotubes – present and future commercial applications.” Science 339:535-589, 2013.

18. Tawfick, M. De Volder and A.J. Hart “Capillary Bending of Janus Carbon Nanotube Micropillars.” Nanoscale, 4: 3852-3856, 2012

17. Tawfick S., M. De Volder, D. Copic, S. Park, E. Polsen, R. Oliver, M. Robert, and A.J. Hart “Engineering micro- and nanostructured surfaces with anisotropic properties.” Advanced Materials,  24 (13): 1628–1674 2012.

16. Meshot E., K. Patel, S. Tawfick, K. Juggernauth, M. Bedewy, E. Verploegen, M. De Volder and A.J. Hart “Photoconductive hybrid films via directional self-assembly of C60 on aligned carbon nanotubes.” Advanced Function Materials, 22 (3): 577–584, 2012. 10.1002/adfm.201102393

15. De Volder M., S. Tawfick, S.J. Park, A.J. Hart “Corrugated carbon nanotube microstructures with geometrically tunable compliance.” ACS Nano, 5(9):7310-7317, 2011. Cover art

14. Copic D., S. Park, S. Tawfick, M. De Volder and A.J. Hart “Fabrication of high-aspect-ratio polymer microstructures and hierarchical textures using carbon nanotube master molds.” Lab on a Chip, 11: 1831-1837, 2011.

13. De Volder M., S. Tawfick, D. Copic and A.J. Hart “Hydrogel-driven carbon nanotube microtransducers.”  Soft Matter, 7: 9844-9847, 2011.

12. Tawfick S., M. De Volder and A.J. Hart “Structurally programmed folding of vertical nanostructures.”  Langmuir, 27 (10): 6389–6394, 2011.

11. Verploegen E., A.J. Hart, S. Tawfick, G. Chia and R.E. Cohen “Non-destructive characterization of structural hierarchy within carbon nanotube assemblies.” Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 094316, 2011.

10. De Volder, S. Park, S. Tawfick and A.J. Hart “Fabrication and electrical integration of robust carbon nanotube micropillars by self-directed elastocapillary densification.”  Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21, 045033, 2011.

9. Zhao Z., S. Tawfick, S.J. Park, M. De Volder, A.J. Hart, W. Lu “Formation of asymmetric filament assemblies by elastocapillary densification.” Physical Review E 82:041605, 2010.

8. De Volder M.*, S. Tawfick*, S. Park, D. Copic, Z. Zhao, W. Lu and A.J. Hart “Diverse 3D microarchitectures made by capillary forming of carbon nanotubes.” Advanced Materials 22:4384-4389, 2010 (*equal contribution). Cover art

7. G. Ok, S. Tawfick, K. A. Juggernauth, K. Sun, Y. Zhang, and A.J. Hart “Electrically addressable hybrid architectures of zinc oxide nanowires grown on aligned carbon nanotubes.” Advanced Functional Materials 20:2470-2480, 2010. Front piece

6. Bedewy M., E. Meshot, K. Lyons, A. Woll, K. Juggernauth, S. Tawfick and A.J. Hart “Measuring the lengthening kinetics of aligned nanostructures by spatiotemporal correlation of height and orientation.” Nanoscale 2:896-900, 2010.

5. Tawfick S., X. Deng, A.J. Hart and J. Lahann “Nanocomposite Microstructures with Controllable Mechanical and Chemical Properties.” Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, 12:4446-4451, 2010.

4. De Volder M., D.O. Vidaud, E.R. Meshot, S. Tawfick and A.J. Hart “Self-similar organization of arrays of individual carbon nanotubes and carbon nanotube micropillars.” Microelectronic Engineering 87(5-8):1233-1238, 2010.

3. Tawfick S., K. O’Brien and A.J. Hart “Flexible High Conductivity Carbon Nanotube Interconnects Made by Rolling and Printing.” Small, 5 (21), pp 2467-2473, 2009.

2. Meshot E., D.L. Plata, S. Tawfick, Y. Zhang, E. Verploegen and A.J. Hart “Engineering Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth by Decoupled Thermal Treatment of Precursor and Catalyst.” ACS Nano, 3 (9), pp 2477–2486, 2009.

1. El-Shafei, S. Tawfick, M. Raafat and G. Aziz “Some Experiments on Oil Whirl and Oil Whip.” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 129 (1), pp 144-153, 2007.