Dalin Tang

Publications (All journal and conference papers were refereed)

  1. Dalin Tang, "Structure of Invariant Spaces of Matrices," Southeast University Press, 1980.
  2. Dalin Tang and M. C. Shen, "Peristaltic Transport of a Heat-Conducting Fluid Subject to Newton's Cooling Law at the Boundary," Int. J. Eng. Scien., Vol. 27, No.7, pp. 809-825, 1989.
  3. Dalin Tang and M. C. Shen, "Numerical and Asymptotic Solutions for the Peristaltic Transport of a Heat-Conducting Fluid," ACTA Mechanica, 83, pp. 93-102, 1990.
  4. Dalin Tang and Samuel Rankin, "Peristaltic Transport of a Heat-Conducting Fluid as an Application of Abstract Differential Equations and Semigroup of Operators," SIAM J. Math. Anal. and Appl. Vol. 169, No. 2, p. 391-407, 1992.
  5. Dalin Tang and M. C. Shen, "Nonstationary Peristaltic Transport of a Heat-Conducting Fluid," SIAM J. Math. Anal. and Appl., Vol. 174, No. 1, pp. 265-289, 1993.
  6. Dalin Tang and Samuel Rankin, "Peristaltic Motions of Viscous Flow with Elastic Free Boundaries," SIAM J. Scientific Computing, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 1300-1319, 1993.
  7. Dalin Tang and Eric Keener, "Peristaltic Flow with Elastic Free Boundaries: with External Pressure Imposed," Proceedings of the 1993 ASME Summer Bioeng. Conf., pp. 572-575, 1993.
  8. Dalin Tang and Xianfeng Meng, "Peristaltic Motion of Particle-Fluid Mixture with Elastic Free Boundaries," Proceedings of The Second Int. Conf. on Fluid Mechanics, pp. 907-913, 1993.
  9. Dalin Tang, "3-D Numerical and Asymptotic Solutions for the Peristaltic Transport of a Heat-Conducting Fluid," ACTA Mechanica, Vol. 104, No. 3-4, pp. 215-230, 1994.
  10. Dalin Tang, "Numerical Solutions of Viscous Flow in Elastic Tubes with Stenoses of Various Stiffness," Proceedings of the 1995 Bioengineering Conference, BED-Vol. 29, pp. 521-522, 1995.
  11. Dalin Tang, "Viscous Flow in Stenotic Elastic Tubes with Free Moving Boundaries, Part I: Steady Flow," Proceedings of The BMES 1995 Annual Fall Meeting, 1995.
  12. Dalin Tang, "An Axisymmetric Model for Viscous Flow in Tapered Collapsible Stenotic Elastic Tubes," 1996 Advances in Bioengineering, BED-Vol. 33, pp. 87-88, 1996.
  13. Betty Liu and Dalin Tang, "A Finite Element Solution of Viscous Flow in Stenotic Elastic Tubes under an External Pressure and Longitudinal Tension," 1996 Advances in Bioengineering, BED-Vol. 33, pp. 191-192, 1996.
  14. Dalin Tang and Jun Yang, "A Boundary Iteration Method for Viscous Flow in Elastic Tubes with Stenosis," Abstracts of UW-Madison Ph.D Centennial Conference, 1997.
  15. Dalin Tang, Jun Yang, D. N. Ku and Shunichi Kobayashi, "Mathematical Modeling of Unsteady Viscous Flow in Stenotic Elastic Tubes," Int'l J. of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 95, 1997.
  16. S. Kobayashi, M.J. Kulbaski, Dalin Tang and D. N. Ku, "Hemodynamics and Wall Compression in High Grade Arterial Stenoses," Int'l J. of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 32, 1997.
  17. Dalin Tang, "Computational and Experimental Studies of Blood Flow in Collapsible Carotid Arteries with Stenosis," Proceedings of The Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Research Conference, pp. 157, 1997.
  18. Dalin Tang, Jun Yang and David N. Ku, "A Boundary Iteration Method for Viscous Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes Subjected to an External Pressure, Unsteady Flow," Proceedings of the Fourth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, pp. 403, 1997.
  19. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang and David N. Ku, "Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes: Axisymmetric and Preliminary 3-D Results," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 25, Supplement 1, 1997.
  20. David N. Ku, S. Kobayashi, B. Mijovic and Dalin Tang, "Compression from Dynamic Pressure Conditions in Models of Arterial Disease," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 25, Supplement 1, 1997.
  21. Dalin Tang, David Anderson, Sophie Biz and David N. Ku, "Viscous Flow in Elastic Constricted Tubes Subjected to a Uniform External Pressure, Steady Flow," Int'l J. Nume. Methods for Engng., 41, pp. 1391-1415, 1998.
  22. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Negative Transmural Pressure and a New Collapse Criterion for Viscous Flows in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes," Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the CAMS, pp. 71-72, 1998.
  23. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Generalized Finite Difference Method for Unsteady Viscous Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes with Large Wall Deformation," Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the CAMS, pp. 135, 1998.
  24. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "A Three-Dimensional Model and a Generalized Finite Difference Method for viscous Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes with Large Strain and Large Wall Deformation," Proceedings of the 13th Canadian Symposium on Fluid Dynamics, pp. 136, 1998.
  25. Dalin Tang, "Computational and Experimental Studies of Blood Flow in Collapsible Carotid Arteries with Stenosis," Abstracts of the Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Research Grants Conference, pp. 90, 1998.
  26. Shunichi Kobayashi, B. Mijovic, D. Tang and David N. Ku, "Collapse in High-Grade Stenosis During Pulsatile Flow Experiments," Proceedings of the Third World Congress of Biomechanics, pp. 11, 1998.
  27. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "A Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Model with Fluid-Wall Interactions for Viscous Flows in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes," Proceedings of the Third World Congress of Biomechanics, pp. 24, 1998.
  28. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "3-D Post-Buckling Flow and Wall Deformation Analysis for Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 26, Supplement 1, 1998.
  29. Shunichi Kobayashi, D. Tang and David N. Ku, "Pulsatile Flow through a Stenotic Collapsible Tube," Proceedings of the 76th JSME Fall Annual Meeting, pp. 265-266, 1998.
  30. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang and D. N. Ku, "A 3-D Thin-Wall Model with Flow-Structure Interactions for Blood Flow in Carotid Arteries with Symmetric and Asymmetric Stenoses," Computers and Structures, Vol. 72, pp. 357-377, 1999.
  31. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Yan Huang and D. N. Ku, "Wall Stress and Strain Analysis Using a 3-D Thick-Wall Model with Fluid-Structure Interactions for Blood Flow in Carotid Arteries with Stenoses," Computers and Structures, Vol. 72, 341-356, 1999.
  32. Dalin Tang, Jun Yang, Chun Yang and David N. Ku, "A Nonlinear Axisymmetric Model with Fluid-Wall Interactions for Viscous Flows in Stenotic Elastic Tubes," J. of Biomech. Engng., Vol. 121, pp. 494-501, 1999.
  33. D. Tang, C. Yang, Z. D. Huan and David N. Ku, "Effects of Stenosis Asymmetry on Blood Flow in Stenotic Arteries and Wall Compression," 1999 Advances in Bioengineering, BED-Vol. 43, pp. 75-76, 1999.
  34. Biyue Liu and Dalin Tang, "A Finite Element Solution of Viscous Flow in Collapsible Tubes with Stenosis," Applied Numerical Mathematics, Vol. 32, pp. 87-101, 2000.
  35. Dalin Tang and Jun Yang, "A Free Moving Boundary Model and Boundary Iteration Method for Unsteady Viscous Flow in Stenotic Elastic Tubes," SIAM J. on Scientific Computing, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1370-1386, 2000.
  36. Dalin Tang, X. K. Chen, Chun Yang, S. Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Effects of Dynamic Wall Properties on Blood Flow in Stenotic Arteries," J. Medical Biomechanics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 77, 2000.
  37. Chun Yang and Dalin Tang, "Numerical simulation using an axisymmetric thick-wall model with fluid-wall interactions for flow in elastic tube with stenosis," J. of Beijing Normal University, Natural Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 159-165, 2000.
  38. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Experiment-Based Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Viscous Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Tubes," Applied Numerical Mathematics, 36, pp. 299-320, 2001.
  39. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, S. Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "A Generalized Finite Difference Method for 3-D Viscous Flow in Stenotic Tubes with Large Wall Deformation and Collapse," Applied Num. Math., 38: pp. 49-68, 2001.
  40. Amy Lachapelle and Dalin Tang, "Effect of stent implantation on arterial flow and wall stress," Abstracts for the First MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, pp. 82, 2001.
  41. Amy Lachapelle, Shu Liu and Dalin Tang, "Numerical Simulation for Flow in Grafted Arteries with Fluid-Structure Interactions," Proceedings of 2001 Bioengineering Conference, BED-Vol. 50, pp. 387, 2001.
  42. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, and Shunichi Kobayashi, "Meshless GFD Method for Blood Flow in Asymmetric Stenotic Arteries and Artery Compression," Proceedings of Sixth U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, pp. 36, 2001,
  43. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, and Shunichi Kobayashi, "3-D Simulation for Blood Flow and Artery Compression in Asymmetric Stenotic Arteries with Axial Stretch," Proceedings of 2001 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, BED-23124, 2001.
  44. Shunichi Kobayashi, Takeshi Horie, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang and David N. Ku, "Hemodynamics and Wall Compression in High Grade Asymmetric Arterial Stenoses," Proceedings of Switzerland-Japan Workshop on New Directions in Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics, pp. 113, 2001.
  45. Shunichi Kobayashi, Takeshi Horie, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang and David N. Ku, "Flow and Compression in Collapsible Asymmetric Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease," Proceedings of 2001 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, BED-23141, 2001.
  46. Takeshi Horie, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Pulsatile Flow and Deformation in Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease (Asymmetric Stenosis Models)," Proceedings of the 12th JSME Autumn Bioengineering Conference and Seminar, pp. 67 - 68, 2001.
  47. Dalin Tang and Chun Yang, "3-D Steady and Unsteady Blood Flow in Stenotic Collapsible Arteries with Symmetric and Asymmetric Stenoses," Recent Advances in Biomechanics, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 171-191, 2001.
  48. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Homer Walker, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "A 3-D Model with Fluid-Structure Interactions for Unsteady Blood Flow in Stenotic Arteries with Cyclic Wall Collapse," Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Elsevier, New York, Vol. 2, pp. 1388-1392, 2001.
  49. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Steady Flow and Wall Compression in Stenotic Arteries: a 3-D Thick-Wall Model with Fluid-Wall Interactions," J. Biomech. Engng., 123, pp. 548-557, 2001.
  50. Liu S. Q., R. R. Yan, D. Tang, L. Zhong, Goldman J. "A Possible Role of Initial Cell Death due to Mechanical Stretch in the Regulation of Subsequent Cell Proliferation in Experimental Vein Grafts." Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 1: 17-27, 2002.
  51. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "Simulating Cyclic Artery Compression using a 3-D Unsteady Model with Fluid-Structure Interactions," Computers & Structures, 80, 1651-1665, 2002.
  52. Dalin Tang, Xueke Chen, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi and David N. Ku, "A viscoelastic model and meshless GFD method for Blood Flow in collapsible Stenotic Arteries," Advances in Computational Engineering & Sciences, Chap. 11, Tech Science Press, www.techscience.com, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences, 2002.
  53. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, and Raymond P. Vito, "Stress/strain analysis of arteries with stenotic plaques and lipid cores," Proceedings of The Fourth World Congress of Biomechanics, p.267, 2002.
  54. Shunichi Kobayashi, Takeshi Horie, Daisuke Tsunoda, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Flow and wall compression in high grade asymmetric arterial stenosis models during pulsatile flow experiments," Proceedings of The Fourth World Congress of Biomechanics, p. 244, 2002.
  55. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, and Shu Q. Liu, "An in vivo experiment-based growth model for intimal hyperplasia in rat vein graft," Proceedings of The Fourth World Congress of Biomechanics, p. 1029, 2002.
  56. Shunichi Kobayashi, Daisuke Tsunoda, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Flow and Compression in Collapsible Asymmetric Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease, influence of compliance on flow and compression," 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2002-32331, 2002.
  57. Shunichi Kobayashi, D. Tsunoda, H. Morikawa, Dalin Tang, D.N. Ku, "Collapse in high-grade asymmetric stenosis during pulsatile flow experiments," Biorheology Journal, 2002.
  58. Daisuke Tsunoda, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Pulsatile Flow and Deformation in Models of Arterial Stenosis with Lipid Core," Proceedings of the 13th JSME Autumn Bioengineering Conference and Seminar, pp. 151 - 152, 2002.
  59. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang and S. Q. Liu, "Shear Stress Distributions on the Membrane of Endothelial Cells Using 3-D Computational Modeling with Fluid-Structure Interactions," Proceedings of the Second Joint Meeting of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society, p.375-376, 2002.
  60. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang and S. Q. Liu, "A Multi-Physics Growth Model with Fluid Structure Interactions for Blood Flow and Re-Stenosis in Rat Vein Grafts," Computers & Structures, 81, 1041-1058, 2003.
  61. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang and S. Q. Liu, "Numerical Simulation of Intimal Hyperplasia in Rat Vein Grafts," (abstract), Mini-symposium on Cardiovascular Biofluid Dynamics, SIAM Conference, Life Sciences 2003.
  62. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Homer Walker, Shunichi Kobayashi, Jie Zheng, and David N. Ku, "2-D and 3-D Multi-Physics Models for Flow and Nonlinear Stress/Strain Analysis of Stenotic Arteries with Lipid Cores," Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003, Vol. 2, 1829-1832, 2003.
  63. Shu Q. Liu, Dalin Tang, Christopher Tieche, and Paul Alkema, "Pattern formation of vascular smooth muscle cells subject to nonuniform fluid shear stress: Mediation by the gradient of cell density," Am. J. Physio. Heart Circ Physiol, Featured article by Association of Eradication of Heart Attack, 285(3):H1072-80, PMID: 12730056, 2003.
  64. Liu SQ, Tieche C, Tang D, Alkema P. Pattern formation of vascular smooth muscle cells subject to nonuniform fluid shear stress: role of PDGF-beta receptor and Src, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Sep;285(3):H1081-90. PMID: 12738619, Epub 2003 May 8.
  65. Shunichi Kobayashi, Daisuke Tsunoda, Yutaka Fukuzawa, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Flow and Compression in Arterial Models of Stenosis with Lipid Core," Proceeding of 2003 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, pp. 497-498 2003.
  66. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi, and David N. Ku, "Quantification of Controlling Factor Effects on Flow and Stress Distribution in Stenotic Arteries with Lipid Cores," 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2003-41113, 2003.
  67. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, and Raymond P. Vito, "Effects of stenosis asymmetry on blood flow and artery compression: a 3-D FSI model," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 31:1182-1193, PMID: 14649492, 2003.
  68. Fu Yan, Dalin Tang, "Positron Emission Tomography Based-Computational Modeling of Oxygen Consumption in the Heart," Abstracts for the Second MIT Conference of Computational and Fluid Mechanics, p. 242, 2003.
  69. Xuewen Chen, Dalin Tang, Shunichi Kobayashi, "A Nonlinear Viscoelastic Thin Wall Model for Unsteady Flow in Stenotic Arteries," Abstract for the Second MIT Conference of Computational and Fluid Mechanics, p. 35, 2003.
  70. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela Woodard and Chun Yuan, "3D MRI-Based FSI Model for Flow and Plaque Stress Analysis of Human Carotid Plaques with Lipid Pools," Proceedings of 2003 BMES Annual Fall Meeting, 6.P4.17, 2003.
  71. Yutaka Fukuzawa, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Daisuke Tsunoda, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, "Pulsatile Flow and Deformation in Curved Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease," Proceedings of the 14th JSME Autumn Bioengineering Conference and Seminar, 2003.
  72. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, G. A. Sicard, Jeffery E. Saffitz, and Chun Yuan, "MRI-Based 3D flow and stress analysis of vulnerable plaques," Proceedings of NIH Symposium: Digital Biology: The Emerging Paradigm, p. 91, 2003.
  73. Jie Zheng, Faith E. Rowold, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang, "Quantification of Biomechanics of Coronary Artery Plaque with MRI," 15th Annual Meeting of the International MR Angioclub, Dublin, Ireland, September 24-26, 2003
  74. Jie Zheng, Faith E. Rowold, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang, "Quantification of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque with MRI and Biomechanics: Initial Experience," The Seventh Annual SCMR Scientific Sessions and the Euro CMR 2004, Barcelona, Spain, February 13-15, 2004.
  75. Jie Zheng, Dalin Tang, Faith E Rowold, Tom Pilgram, Pamela K Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Quantification of Vulnerability of Coronary Artery Plaques with MRI and Biomechanics: An Ex vivo Study, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 12th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, Japan, 2004.
  76. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, and Chun Yuan, "MRI-Based Flow and Stress Analysis of Human Arterial Plaques with Lipid Cores and Calcifications," Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Springer, 671-674, July 2004.
  77. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi, David N. Ku, "Effect of a Lipid Pool on Stress/Strain Distributions in Stenotic Arteries: 3D FSI Models," J. Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 126, 363-370, PMID: 15341174, June 2004.
  78. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, and Chun Yuan, 3D MRI-Based Multi-Component FSI Models for Atherosclerotic Plaques a 3-D FSI model, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, July 2004, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 947-960. PMID: 15298432, (Selected in Best Paper Selection, International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Year Book 2006, page 70).
  79. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, and Chun Yuan, Mechanical Analysis of Human Carotid Plaques Using MRI-Based 3D FSI Models, Proceedings of Sino-American Workshop (Beijing) and Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, pp. 21-22, 2004.
  80. Shunichi Kobayashi, Yutaka Fukuzawa, Yuuki Ayama, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Pulsatile Flow and Deformation in Curved Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease, IMECE2004-59649, 2004.
  81. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, and Chun Yuan, Stress Variations in Human Coronary and Carotid Plaques under Pulsating Pressure: MRI-Based 3D Computational Study, Proceedings of the Second China-West Young Investigator Workshop on Biomechanics, 2004.
  82. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Shunichi Kobayashi, Thomas K Pilgram, and Chun Yuan, 3D Computational Mechanical Analysis for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques Using MRI-Based Models with Fluid-Structure Interactions, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, Springer, Vol II, p. 328-336, 2004.
  83. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, and Chun Yuan, Mechanical Image Analysis for Better Assessment of Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability, NIH Joint BECON/BISTIC 2004 Symposium, Biomedical Informatics for Clinical Decision Support, A Vision for the 21st Century, pp. 36, June 2004.
  84. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Gregorio A. Sicard, Thomas K. Pilgram, and Chun Yuan, Sensitivity Analysis of 3D MRI-Based Models for Atherosclerotic Plaques, Proceedings of The IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics, Editor: M. H. Hamza, ACTA Press, Anaheim, pp. 97-100, 2004.
  85. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Gregorio A. Sicard, Thomas K Pilgram, and Chun Yuan, Unsteady 3D MRI-Based FSI Models for Human Carotid and Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques, Proceedings of 2004 BMES Annual Fall Meeting, 1009, Oct. 13-16, 2004.
  86. Jie Zheng, Issam El Naqa, Faith E Rowold, Tom Pilgram, Pamela K Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Dalin Tang, Quantitative Assessment of Vulnerability of Coronary Artery Plaques with MR Images and Biomechanics: A Pilot Study Ex Vivo, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, to appear. 2004.
  87. Shunichi Kobayashi, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Development of an echographic phantom to study pathologic wall mechanics, Proceedings of International New Cardiovascular Technologies Congress (http://www.inctc.org/), p. 24, 2004.
  88. Shunichi Kobayashi, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Collapse in High-Grade Stenosis during Pulsatile Flow Experiments, JSME International Journal, Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing, Vol. 47, No. 4, 1010-1018, 2004.
  89. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang*, David Chen, Steven P. Marra, and Mark F. Fillinger, CT-based patient-specific 3D modeling and mechanical analysis for human abdominal aortic aneurysm, Proceedings of ASME 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, paper #: b0040090, Vail, Colorado, 2005.
  90. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang*, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Luis A. Sanchez, Gregorio A. Sicard, A computational plaque vulnerability index based on stress/strain local maximal values for human atherosclerotic plaque vulnerability assessment, Proceedings of ASME 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, paper #: b0023456, Vail, Colorado, 2005.
  91. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Idith Haber, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, MRI-based patient-specific 3D modeling for human right ventricle - potential computer-aided cardiac surgery applications, Proceedings of ASME 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, paper #: b0021951, Vail, Colorado, 2005.
  92. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Pedro J. del Nido, Idith Haber, Tal Geva, 3D Image-Based Computational Modeling for Patient-Specific Mechanical Analysis of Human Heart Right Ventricles, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and Biological Sciences (METMBS '05), 190-196, 2005.
  93. Yaokang Li, Dalin Tang, 3D Vessel Shape Reconstruction Using Level Set Method for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques, Abstracts for the Third MIT Conference of Computational and Fluid Mechanics, p. 230, 2005.
  94. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Gregorio A. Sicard, Thomas K Pilgram, and Chun Yuan, Quantifying Effects of Plaque Structure and Material Properties on Stress Behaviors in Human Atherosclerotic Plaques Using 3D FSI Models, J. Biomech. Engng., 127(7):1185-1194, PMID: 16502661, 2005.
  95. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Gregorio A. Sicard, and Chun Yuan, Local Maximal Stress Hypothesis and Computational Plaque Vulnerability Index for Atherosclerotic Plaque Assessment, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33(12):1789-1801, PMID: 16389527, 2005.
  96. Dalin Tang, MRI-Based Computational Modeling for Carotid Plaque Rupture and Stroke, Proceedings of NSF/NIH Collaborative Research In Computational Neuroscience Workshop Spring 2005 Principal Investigator's Meeting, http://www.nsf.gov/cise/iis/crcns2005/, pp. 22-24, April 2005.
  97. Shunichi Kobayashi, Yutaka Fukuzawa, Yuuki Ayama, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N Ku, Pulsatile Flow And Deformation In Curved Stenosis Models Of Arterial Disease - Influence Of Cyclic Change Of Curvature On Flow And Deformation, Proceedings of ASME 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail, Colorado, paper #: b0062819, 2005.
  98. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Gregorio A. Sicard, and Chun Yuan, Sensitivity analysis of 3D MRI-based models with fluid-structure interactions for human atherosclerotic coronary and carotid plaques, Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics, p. 1009-1013, Elsevier, 2005.
  99. Jie Zheng, Issam El Naqa, Faith E Rowold, Tom Pilgram, Pamela K Woodard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Dalin Tang, Quantitative Assessment of Vulnerability of Coronary Artery Plaques with MR Images and Biomechanics: A Pilot Study Ex Vivo, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 54:1360-1368, PMID: 16265643, 2005.
  100. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,* Vasily Yarnykh, Chun Yuan, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Baocheng Chu, Fei Liu, Jie Zheng, and Pamela K. Woodard, Low Structure Stress Correlates Positively with Atherosclerotic Plaque Wall Thickness: In Vivo/Ex Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Models for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques. Medimond, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, p.335-338, 2006.
  101. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Idith Haber, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, Image-Based RV/LV Combination Structure-Only and FSI Models for Mechanical Analysis of Human Right Ventricle Remodeling Surgery Design, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Medimond, p. 591-594, 2006.
  102. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, and Dalin Tang,* Quantifying vessel material properties using MRI under pressurized condition and MRI-based FSI models for blood flow in diseased human arteries, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Medimond, p. 595-599, 2006.
  103. Dalin Tang, In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Multi-Component Models for Carotid Plaque Assessment, Proceedings of NSF/NIH Collaborative Research In Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) Principal Investigator's Meeting, pp. 116-119, 2006, http://www.edjassociates.com/crcns2006/docs/updated/Tang.pdf/.
  104. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,* Vasily Yarnykh, Chun Yuan, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Baocheng Chu, Fei Liu, Jie Zheng, and Pamela K. Woodard, Low Structure Stress Correlates Positively with Atherosclerotic Plaque Wall Thickness: In Vivo/Ex Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Models for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques. J. Biomechanics, V39, Supp 1, S610, 2006.
  105. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Idith Haber, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, Image-Based RV/LV Combination Structure-Only and FSI Models for Mechanical Analysis of Human Right Ventricle Remodeling Surgery Design, J. Biomechanics, V39, Supp 1, S438, 2006.
  106. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, and Dalin Tang,* Quantifying vessel material properties using MRI under pressurized condition and MRI-based FSI models for blood flow in diseased human arteries, J. Biomechanics, V39, Supp 1, S439, 2006.
  107. Shunichi Kobayashi, Yuuki Ayama, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Flow and Deformation in Initially Curved Stenosis Model of Arterial Disease, J. Biomechanics, V39, Supp 1, S284, 2006.
  108. Chun Yang, Xueying Huang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, and Dalin Tang,* Quantifying vessel material properties using MRI under pressurized condition and MRI-based FSI mechanical analysis for human atherosclerotic plaques, ASME IMECE 2006-13938, pp. 1-8, 2006.
  109. Dalin Tang, Modeling Flow in Healthy and Stenosed Arteries, Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, editor: Metin Akay, Hoboekn, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, Article 1525, pp. 1-16, 2006. web access: dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780471740360.ebs1525.
  110. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, and Chun Yuan, Mechanical Image Analysis Using Finite Element Method, Carotid Disease: The Role of Imaging in Diagnosis and Management, Chief Editor, Jonathan H Gillard, co-editors, Drs. T.S. Hatsukami, M. Graves, and C. Yuan, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, pp. 323-339, 2006.
  111. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,* Idith Haber, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Models for Human Right Ventricle and Patch Design for Potential Computer-Aided Surgery Optimization, Computers & Structures, 85, 988-997, 2007.
  112. Dalin Tang , Chun Yang , Pedro N. del Nido , Tal Geva, Chun Yuan , Tom Hatsukami , Fei Liu4, Jie Zheng , Pamela K. Woodard, Image-Based Computational Modeling for Cardiovascular Diseases with Potential Clinical Applications, International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences (on-line journal), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-6, 2007.
  113. F. Gao , D. Tang , T. Matsuzawa, Stress Analysis in Layered Aortic Arch model: Influence of Arch Aneurysm and Wall Stiffness, Advances in Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, 541-547, 2007.
  114. Xueying Huang , Chun Yang ,Jie Zheng , Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang, Automated Segmentation of Atherosclerotic Plaque Using Bayes Classifier for Multi-Contrast In Vivo and Ex Vivo MR Images, to appear: International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 29-34, 2007.
  115. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Chun Yuan, Fei Liu, Tom Hatsukami, Sayan Mondal, Satya Atluri, Quantifying Human Atherosclerotic Plaque Growth Function Using Multi-Year In Vivo MRI and Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering-CME2007, pp. 541-546, 2007.
  116. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, Patient-Specific Virtual Surgery for Right Ventricle Volume Reduction and Patch Design Using MRI-Based 3D FSI RV/LV/Patch Models, Best paper award, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering-CME2007, pp. 158-163, 2007.
  117. Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Shunichi Kobayashi, Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang, Cyclic Bending Is a Major Contributor to Critical Stress Conditions Leading to Coronary Plaque Rupture: 3D MRI-Based FSI Models and Mechanical Image Analysis, American Heart Association Journal: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Vol 27: e35-e137. P530, June 2007.
  118. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Fei Liu, Tom Hatsukami, Sayan Mondal, Chun Yuan, Plaque Wall Stress Correlates Negatively with Atherosclerosis Progression: Possible New Hypotheses for Plaque Progression, American Heart Association Journal: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Vol 27: e35-e137. P359, June 2007.
  119. Sayan Mondal, Chun Yang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Chun Yuan, Fei Liu, Tom Hatsukami, Dalin Tang, A New Hypothesis for Human Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression Based on Serial In Vivo MRI and Computational Modeling Method, Proceedings of the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Honorable mentioning in student paper competion, June 20-24, Keystone Resort & Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, USA (SBC2007).
  120. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, Using 3D FSI RV/LV Models Based on Patient-Specific MRI Data to Predict Outcome of PVI and RV Volume Reduction Surgeries, Proceedings of the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2007), SBC2007-1755555, June 20-24, Keystone, Colorado, 2007.
  121. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Shunichi Kobayashi, Gregorio A. Sicard, Pamela K. Woodard, David N. Ku, Cyclic Bending of Coronary Plaques Leads to much Higher Stress Variations: a Major Factor Contributing to Plaque Rupture Risk, Proceedings of the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2007), SBC2007-175454, June 20-24, Keystone, Colorado, 2007.
  122. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan, Fei Liu, Pamela K. Woodard, Jie Zheng, Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang, Zero-stress atherosclerotic plaque geometry for in vivo MRI-based FSI models: quantifying patient-specific plaque shrinkage using in vivo/ex vivo MRI data, Abstracts of the 4th MIT Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics, pp. 16, June 2007.
  123. Sayan Mondal, Chun Yang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Chun Yuan, Fei Liu, Tom Hatsukami, Dalin Tang, 3D multi-component FSI models based on multi-year in vivo MR images for human atherosclerotic plaque progression investigation, Abstracts of the 4th MIT Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics, pp. 28, June 2007.
  124. Tatsuya YAMANE, Shunichi KOBAYASHI, Hirohisa MORIKAWA, Susumu SATO, Jie JI, Dalin TANG, David N. KU, Flow and Deformation in Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease -Influence of Flow and Deformation on External Pressure, Proc. of 5th Nagano Symposium of Kosinetsu Division, Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, pp. 1-2, 2007.
  125. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Chun Yuan, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Jie Zheng, and Pamela K. Woodard, In Vivo/Ex Vivo MRI-Based 3D Models with Fluid-Structure Interactions for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques Compared with Fluid/Wall-Only Models, CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 19(3):233-245, 2007.
  126. Jie Ji , Susumu Sato, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Influence of External Pressure on Flow and Deformation in Stenosis Models of Arterial Disease, Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, Suppl.1, p.S65, 2007.
  127. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Pamela K. Woodard, Jie Zheng, Gregorio A. Sicard, Jeffrey E. Saffitz, Allen H. Hoffman, Chun Yuan, In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Multi-Component Models for Carotid Plaque Assessment, Proceedings of NSF/NIH Collaborative Research In Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) Principal Investigator's Meeting, pp. 74-75, 2007.
  128. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Fei Liu, Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Chun Yuan, In Vivo/Ex Vivo MRI-Based 3D Computational Mechanical Image Analysis for Human Atherosclerotic Plaques, Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Angiography, p. 74, Oct. 3-6, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007.
  129. Jie Zheng, Dana Abendschein, Deshan Yang, Rober J. Gropler, Dalin Tang, Biomechanical Development of Arterial Atherosclerosis: Initial Study with Gadofluorine Enhanced MRI in a Large Animal Model, Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Angiography, p. 75, Oct. 3-6, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007.
  130. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan,  Fei Liu,  Gador Canton,   Jie Zheng,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang.  Patient-Specific Artery Shrinkage and 3D Zero-Stress State in Multi-Component 3D FSI Models for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques Based on In Vivo MRI Data, Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, (Special Volume dedicated to Y. C. Fung’s 90th birthday, 2008, 337-350).  Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 121-134, 2009 NIHMS88007.  PMID:19444328,  PMCID: PMC2681261.
  131. Jie Zheng, Dana Abendschein,  Ruth J. Okamoto, Deshan Yang, Kyle McCommis, Bernd Misselwitz, Robert J. Gropler, Dalin Tang, MRI-based Biomechanical Imaging: Role of Hemodynamic Forces on the Early Plaque Remodeling, Proceedings of ISMRM Sixteenth Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, p. 2847, May, 2008. 
  132. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido, MRI-Based Patient-Specific Computational Modeling of Right Ventricular Response to Pulmonary Valve Insertion Surgery: a Passive Anisotropic FSI Model with Fiber Orientation, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Bio-Medical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2008), pp. 160-167, 2008.
  133. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido,  Two-Layer Passive/Active Anisotropic FSI Models with Fiber Orientation:  MRI-Based Patient-Specific Modeling of Right Ventricular Response to Pulmonary Valve Insertion Surgery, Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 159-176, PMID: 18320902, 2007.
  134. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Shunichi Kobayashi,  Jie Zheng,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Zhongzhao Teng,  Richard Bach,  David N. Ku,  Cyclic Bending Contributes to High Stress in a Human Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque and Rupture Risk: In Vitro Experimental Modeling and Ex Vivo MRI-Based Computational Modeling Approach, Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, 5 (4), 259-274. 2008.  PMID:19412353, PMCID: PMC2675879.
  135. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang,   Sayan Mondal,  Fei Liu,  Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami,   Chun Yuan, A Negative Correlation between Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression and Plaque Wall Stress: In Vivo MRI-Based 2D/3D FSI Models, J. Biomechanics,  41(4):727-736, PMID:18191138, PMCID: PMC2291514, DOI information: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.11.026, 2008, Featured article by the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE), March 2008, http://www.shapesociety.org.
  136. Chun Yang,     Dalin Tang ,*  Chun Yuan,  William Kerwin, Fei Liu,  Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami,   Satya Atluri, Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Method and Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression Simulation Using Multi-Year MRI Patient-Tracking Data, CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 28(2):95-107,2008.  PMID:19774222, PMCID: PMC2747524.
  137. Jie Ji, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Influence of External Pressure on Flow and Deformation in Arterial Stenosis Models, J. of Biomechanical Science and Engineering,  Vol. 3, No. 2, 75-84, 2008.
  138. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan,  Fei Liu,  Gador Canton,   Jie Zheng,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang,*  Patient-Specific Artery Shrinkage and 3D Zero-Stress State in Multi-Component 3D FSI Models for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques Based on Ex Vivo / In Vivo MRI Data, Advances in Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Editors: H. Murakawa, H. Okada, J. P. Dowling, S. W. Lee, D. Tang, V. Tewary, pp. 563-564, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  139. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang*, Fei Liu, Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami, and Chun Yuan, Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Method and Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression Simulation Using Multi-Year MRI Patient-Tracking Data, Advances in Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Editors: H. Murakawa, H. Okada, J. P. Dowling, S. W. Lee, D. Tang, V. Tewary, pp. 561, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  140. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan, Thomas Hatsukami, Fei Liu, Gador Canton, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang. Quantifying effects of artery shrinkage using in vivo MRI-based 3D FSI models for Carotid atherosclerotic plaques with bifurcation. Proceedings of 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, ID 192181, 2008.
  141. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang*, Shunichi Kobayashi, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Zhongzhao Teng, Richard Bach, David N. Ku, Cyclic Bending Contributes to High Stress in Human Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque and Rupture Risk, Advances in Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Editors: H. Murakawa, H. Okada, J. P. Dowling, S. W. Lee, D. Tang, V. Tewary, pp. 566, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  142. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva, Pedro J. del Nido,  Two-Layer Passive/Active Anisotropic FSI Models with Fiber Orientation: MRI-Based Patient-Specific Right Ventricle Models for Pulmonary Valve Insertion Surgery Design, Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Editors: H. Murakawa, H. Okada, J. P. Dowling, S. W. Lee, D. Tang, V. Tewary, pp. 567, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  143. S. Kobayashi, J. Ji, H. Morikawa, D. Tang, D.N. Ku, Flow and Deformation in Externally Pressurized Stenosis Model of Arterial Disease, Advances in Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences, Editors: H. Murakawa, H. Okada, J. P. Dowling, S. W. Lee, D. Tang, V. Tewary, pp. 499-504, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  144. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Xueying Huang, Fei Liu, Gador Canton,   Jie Zheng,  
    Pamela K. Woodard,  Gregorio A. Sicard, Chun Yuan,  In vivo MRI-based 3D FSI models for human atherosclerotic plaques: vulnerability, progression, and future challenges, Proceedings of the Fifth International Bio-Fluid Symposium and Workshop, Pasadena, California, March 28-30, pp. 89-90, 2008.
  145. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang,    Chun Yuan,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Jie Zheng,  Thomas S. Hatsukami,  
    Xueying Huang, Zhongzhao Teng,
    Fei Liu,  Gador Canton, Gregorio A. Sicard,  In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Multi-Component Models for Carotid Plaque Assessment, Proceedings of CRCNS PI meetings, p. 109-110, 2008.
  146. Zheng Jie, Dana Abendschein, Ruth J. Okamoto, Deshan Yang, Kyle McCommis, Robert J. Gropler, Dalin Tang. Low Plaque Tensile Stress May be a Driving Force to Plaque Regression: Contrast Enhanced MRI Study in a Porcine Model of Atherosclerosis, AHA Scientific Sessions, Circulation, 118: S_301, 2008.
  147. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva,  Pedro J. del Nido, Patient-Specific MRI-Based 3D FSI RV/LV/Patch Models for Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgery and Patch Optimization, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130(4)041010, 2008, PMID: 18601452,  PMCID: PMC2918812
  148. Zhongzhao Teng, Xueying Huang, Chun Yuan, Gador Canton,  Fei Liu,  Marina Ferguson,  Thomas S. Hatsukami, Dalin Tang, Computational Plaque vulnerability index for atherosclerotic carotid plaque assessment based on in vivo MR-image, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, paper 68793, November 2-6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 
  149. Chun Yang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Zhongzhao Teng, Chun Yuan,  Gador Canton,
    Fei Liu,
    Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Dalin Tang,  Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Growth Function and Progression Simulation Using Meshless GFD and Statistical Methods Based on Multi-Year In Vivo MRI, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, paper 66759, November 2-6, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 
  150. S. Kobayashi, J. Ji, H. Morikawa, D. Tang, D.N. Ku, Flow and Deformation in Externally Pressurized Stenosis Model of Arterial Disease, Int’l Conference of Computers and Engineering Sciences (on-line journal), 6(3):169-174, Tech Science Press, Norcross, GA, USA, 2008.
  151. Jie Ji, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku,  Influence of Cyclic Change of Distal Resistance on Flow and Deformation in Arterial Stenosis Model, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Volume 23 (2009), pp.1572-1575.
  152. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Shunichi Kobayashi,  Jie Zheng,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Zhongzhao Teng,  Kristen Billiar, Richard Bach,  David N. Ku, 3D MRI-Based Anisotropic FSI Models with Cyclic Bending for Human Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Mechanical Analysis,  Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2009. 131(6):061010.  NIHMS90882. PMID: 19449964.  PMCID: PMC2692061.
  153. Zijie Liao, Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, 3D In Vivo MRI-Based FSI Models for Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques and Patient-Specific Plaque Progression Growth Functions with Validation, Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 30, No.1, p.249, American Mathematical Society Annual National Meetings, Washington, DC, January 2009.
  154. Zhongzhao Teng, Xueying Huang, Zijie Liao, Dalin Tang, Study on Critical Stress in Atherosclerotic Carotid Artery Using In Vivo MRI-Based 3D Multi-Physics Models with Fluid-Structure Interactions, Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 30, No.1, p.251, American Mathematical Society Annual National Meetings, Washington, DC, January 2009.
  155. Peng Ni, Homer Walker, Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, GMRES Algorithm in the Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Method for Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression Simulation, Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 30, No.1, p.215. American Mathematical Society Annual National Meetings, Washington, DC, January 2009.
  156. G. Canton, L. Dong, H. R. Underhill, W. S. Kerwin, Z. Teng, D. Tang, B. Chu, T. S. Hatsukami, and C. Yuan, Local –not global- maximal structural stress associates with vulnerable plaque features, Proceedings of ISMRM Seventeenth Scientific Meeting and Exhibition, April 18-24, 2009. 
  157. Zhongzhao Teng, Joseph D Petruccelli, Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Zijie Liao, Chun Yuan, Thomas Hatsukami, Gador Canton, Marina Ferguson, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang, Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques with Prior Rupture Are Associated with Higher Structural Stresses: In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Studies, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009-204708).
  158. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Kristen Billiar, Zhongzhao Teng, Richard Bach, 3D In Vivo IVUS-Based Anisotropic FSI Models with Cyclic Bending for Human Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Mechanical Analysis, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009-204700).
  159. Biyue Liu, Dalin Tang, Computer Simulations of the Blood Flows and the Growth of Stenosis in Arteries with Bends and Bifurcations,  Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009-203654), 2009
  160. Allen H. Hoffman, Zhongzhao Teng, Calvin Mui, Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Dalin Tang,  Stiffness Comparisons Between Adventitia, Media and Full Thickness Specimens from Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Arteries, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009-206401), 2009.
  161. Zhongzhao Teng, Allen H. Hoffman, Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Dalin Tang, Ultimate Strength of the Adventitia and Media of Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Arteries in the Axial and Circumferential Directions, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2009-204715).
  162. Dalin Tang,   Zhongzhao Teng, Joseph D Petruccelli, Chun Yang, Xueying Huang, Gador Canton,  Marina Ferguson, Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Chun Yuan, 3D In Vivo MRI-Based Fluid Structure Interaction Studies Suggest that Ruptured Human Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques Have Higher Critical Stresses Compared with Non-Ruptured Plaques, AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Vol 29, No. 7, P160, e39, 2009.
  163. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Joseph D. Petruccelli, Gador Canton, Thomas Hatsukami,  Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Plaque Growth Functions Combining Wall Stress, Flow Shear Stress and Plaque Morphology May Provide Better Prediction for Atherosclerosis Progression: 3D Fluid Structure Interaction Studies Based on In Vivo Serial MRI, AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Vol 29, No. 7, P342, e74, 2009.
  164. Chun Yang,  Richard Bach,  Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Zhongzhao Teng, Kristen Billiar,  Dalin Tang, Cyclic Bending Has Considerable Effect on Stress/Strain Distributions in Human Atherosclerotic Coronary Plaques: In Vivo IVUS-Based 3D Fluid Structure Interaction Studies, AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Vol 29, No. 7, P538, e109, 2009.
  165. Chun Yang,  Richard Bach,  Jie Zheng, Issam El Naqa, Pamela K Woodard,  Zhongzhao Teng, Kristen Billiar,  Dalin Tang,  In Vivo IVUS-Based 3D Fluid Structure Interaction Models with Cyclic Bending and Anisotropic Vessel Properties for Human Atherosclerotic Coronary Plaque Mechanical Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2009 Oct;56(10):2420-8. Epub 2009 Jun 26.  PMID: 19567341. PMCID: PMC2918807.
  166. Shunichi Kobayashi, Ji Jie, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Influence of Cyclic Change of Distal Resistance on Pulsatile Flow and Deformation in Coronary Stenosis Model, Proceedings of 4th Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, New Zealand, April 2009 (www.conference.canterbury.ac.nz/apab2009), 122-123.
  167. Zhongzhao Teng,  Dalin Tang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Allen H. Hoffman, An Experimental Study on the Ultimate Strength of the Adventitia and Media of Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Arteries in Circumferential and Axial Directions, J Biomech. 2009 Nov 13;42(15):2535-9. Epub 2009 Aug 7. PMID: 19665126, PMCID: PMC2783388.
  168. Dalin Tang,   Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Chun Yang, Marina Ferguson, Xueying Huang,   Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Chun Yuan, Sites of Rupture in Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques are Associated with High Structural Stresses: an In Vivo MRI-Based 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction Study,  AHA Journal, Stroke. 2009.;40;3258-3263; online July 23, 2009,  DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.558676.  Featured article on MDlinx.com.  PMID: 19628799, . PMCID: PMC2753753.
  169. Dalin Tang, Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Li Dong,  Xueying Huang,   Chun Yuan , Local Critical Stress Correlates Better than Global Maximum Stress with Plaque Morphological Features Linked to Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability: An In Vivo Multi-Patient Study, BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2009, 8:15 doi:10.1186/1475-925X-8-15, PMID: 19650901,PMCID: PMC2727515
  170. Zheng J, Abendschein DR, Okamoto RJ, Yang D, McCommis KS, Misselwitz B, Gropler RJ, Tang D.   MRI-based biomechanical imaging: initial study on early plaque progression and vessel remodeling.  Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Dec;27(10):1309-18. Epub 2009 Jun 25. PMID: 19559552.  PMCID: PMC2913714.
  171. Dalin Tang, Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton,  Chun Yang, Marina Ferguson, Xueying Huang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Chun Yuan,  An In Vivo MRI-Based 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction Study: Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques with Rupture are Associated with High Structural Stresses, Proceedings of CRCNS PI meetings, June 7-9, Pittsburgh, 2009.
  172. Gádor Cantón, Zhongzhao Teng, Pamela Woodard, Marina Ferguson, Dalin Tang, and Chun Yuan,  Hemodynamic Forces and Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Rupture, Proceedings of ISMRM Workshop Series: Cardiovascular Flow, Function & Tissue Mechanics, September 11-13, 2009. 
  173. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan,  Fei Liu,  Gador Canton,   Jie Zheng,  Pamela K. Woodard,  Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang.  Patient-Specific Artery Shrinkage and 3D Zero-Stress State in Multi-Component 3D FSI Models for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques Based on In Vivo MRI Data, Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 121-134, 2009   PMID:19444328,  PMCID: PMC2681261.
  174. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,* Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Chun Yuan,  Human Carotid Plaque Progression Correlated Positively with Flow Shear Stress and Negatively with Plaque Wall Stress:  3D FSI Models Using Multi-Year Patient-Tracking In Vivo MRI, AMS Annual Meeting, Jan 13-16, San Francisco, 2010.  1056-92-417, Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, 31(1), pp. 234-235.
  175. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geve, Pedro del Nido, Two-Layer Human Right Ventricle Models with Patch and Anisotropic Material Properties for Ventricle Remodeling and Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Optimization: Flow and Stress Analysis, AMS Annual Meeting, Jan 13-16, San Francisco, 2010. 1056-92-409, Abstracts of Papers Presented to the American Mathematical Society, 31(1), pp. 234.
  176. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Satya Atluri, Three-Dimensional Carotid Plaque Progression Simulation Using Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Method Based on Multi-Year MRI Patient-Tracking Data, CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 51-76, 2010.  PMID: 20730039.  PMCID: PMC2923413
  177. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,   Tal Geva,    Glenn Gaudette,   Pedro J. del Nido,  Effect of Patch Mechanical Properties on Right Ventricle Function Using MRI-Based Two-Layer Anisotropic Models of Human Right and Left Ventricles,  CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 113-130, 2010.  PMID: 21209792, PMCID: PMC3013514
  178. Zhongzhao Teng,  Gador Canton,  Chun Yuan,  Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang,  Xueying Huang,   Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Dalin Tang,   3D Critical Plaque Wall Stress Is a Better Predictor of Carotid Plaque Rupture Sites  than Flow Shear Stress: An In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Study,  J. of Biomechanical Engineering, 132(3):031007, March 2010. PMID: 20459195.  PMCID: PMC2924579.
  179. Chun Yang, Dalin Tang, Satya Atluri, Three-Dimensional Carotid Plaque Progression Simulation Using Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Method Based on Multi-Year MRI Patient-Tracking Data, Abstract, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences, 2010. pp. 945.
  180. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,   Tal Geva,    Glenn Gaudette,   Pedro J. del Nido,  Effect of Patch Mechanical Properties on Right Ventricle Function Using MRI-Based Two-Layer Anisotropic Models of Human Right and Left Ventricles,  Abstract, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences, 2010. pp. 17.
  181. Zhongzhao Teng,  Gador Canton,  Chun Yuan,  Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang, Xueying Huang,  Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard,  Dalin Tang, Three-Dimensional Critical Plaque Wall Stress Is a Better Predictor of Carotid Plaque Ulcerated Site of Rupture than Critical Flow Shear Stress: An In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Study, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference, poster,  2010.
  182. Chun Yang, Chun Yuan, Gador Canton, Thomas Hatsukami, Dalin Tang, Advanced Human Carotid Plaque Progression Correlates Positively with Flow Shear Stress: An In Vivo MRI Multi-Patient 3D FSI Study, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 30;e315, 2010.
  183. Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang, Xueying Huang,   Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Dalin Tang, Predicting Human Carotid Plaque Site of Rupture Using 3d Critical Plaque Wall Stress and Flow Shear Stress: A 3D Multi-Patient FSI Study Based on In Vivo MRI of Plaques with and without Prior Rupture, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2010-19080), June 15-19, 2010, Naples, Florida, USA.
  184. Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Thomas Hatsukami, Dalin Tang, Reversed Correlations between Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaque Progression and Flow Shear Stress/Plaque Wall Stress Based on Past and Current Scan Data: In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Studies,   Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2010-19073), June 15-19, 2010, Naples, Florida, USA.
  185. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang, Tal Geva, Glenn Gaudette, Pedro J. del Nido, Regenerated Contracting Myocardium May Improve Post-Surgery Right Ventricle Function: Patch Comparison Using MRI-Based Two-Layer Anisotropic Models of Human Right and Left Ventricles, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2010-19067), June 15-19, 2010, Naples, Florida, USA.
  186. Christina Campagna*, Chun Yang, Peng Yu, Binh Nguyen, Ming Tao, Peng Ni, C. Keith Ozaki, Dalin Tang, Biomechanical Analyses of Murine Vein Graft Models, with Comparisons to the Human Vein Graft Condition, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 30;e315, 2010.
  187. S. Kobayashi, J. Ji, H. Morikawa, D. Tang, D.N. Ku, Flow and Deformation in Coronary Stenosis Model of Arterial Disease, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences, 2010. pp. 3.
  188. Biyue Liu and Dalin Tang, Computer simulations of the atherosclerotic plaque growth in coronary arteries, MCB: Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 193-202, 2010. NIHMSID: 297102. PMID:21141673, PMCID: PMC3157469
  189. Chun Yang,  Gador Canton, Chun Yuan,  Marina Ferguson, Thomas S. Hatsukami,   Dalin Tang, The Role Mechanical Forces Play in Advanced Human Carotid Plaque Progression: New Insights from an In Vivo MRI Multi-Year Patient-Tracking 3D FSI Study, The 6th World Congress of Biomechanics, IFMBE Proceedings, 31:334-337, C. T. Lim and J. C. H. Goh, Editors, Springer, Heidelberg, August 2010.
  190. Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan,  Marina Ferguson, Thomas S. Hatsukami,   Dalin Tang, Advanced Human Carotid Plaque Progression Correlates Positively with Flow Shear Stress: An In Vivo MRI Multi-Patient 3D FSI Study,  J. Biomechanics. 43(13):2530-2538, Sept 2010.  PMID: 20570268. PMCID: PMC2937096.
  191. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,  Tal Geva,   Pedro J. del Nido, Image-Based Patient-Specific Ventricle Models with Fluid-Structure Interaction for Cardiac Function Assessment and Surgical Design Optimization, Progress in Pediatric Cardiology, 30:51-62, 2010.  PMID:21344066, PMCID: PMC3041970
  192. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,  Gador Canton,   Thomas S. Hatsukami,   Chun Yuan, Multi-Patient Fluid-Structure Interaction Studies for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression Based on Serial Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Chapter 16, Tributes to Yuan-Cheng Fung on His 90th Birthday, Biomechanics: From Molecules to Man.  pp. 203-217,  World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, Hackensack, NJ, 2010.
  193. Jie Ji, Shunichi, Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N Ku, Diastolic Predominant Flow in Compliant Coronary Stenosis Model, Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, 5(4):303-313, 2010.
  194. Xueying Huang, Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Dalin Tang, Intraplaque hemorrhage is associated with higher structural stresses in human atherosclerotic plaques: an in vivo MRI-based 3D fluid-structure interaction study, BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 2010, 9:86 (31 December 2010).  PMID:21194481, PMCID: PMC3024221.
  195. Jie Ji, Suguru Toubaru, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa, Dalin Tang, David N. Ku, Flow and Deformation in a Multi-Component Arterial Stenosis Model, Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, 6, (2), pp.79-88, 2011.
  196. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Tal Geva,   Glenn Gaudette,  Pedro J. del Nido, Multi-Physics MRI-Based Two-Layer Fluid-Structure Interaction Anisotropic Models of Human Right and Left Ventricles with Different Patch Materials: Cardiac Function Assessment and Mechanical Stress Analysis, Computers & Structures, 89, 1059-1068, 2011. PMID 21765559, PMC3134331.
  197. Biyue Liu and Dalin Tang, Influence of non-Newtonian Properties of Blood on the Wall Shear Stress in Human Atherosclerotic Right Coronary Arteries, MCB: Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 73-90, 2011.  PMID: 21379375; PMCID: PMC3047441.
  198. Chun Yang,  Dalin Tang,*  Satya Atluri, Patient-Specific Carotid Plaque Progression Simulation Using 3D Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Models with Fluid-Structure Interactions Based on Serial In Vivo MRI Data,   CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 72(1):53-78, 2011. PMID 21927582.  PMC 3171744.
  199. Mingchao Cai, Chun Yang, Peng Yu, Binh Nguyen, Ming Tao, C. Keith Ozaki, Dalin Tang,  An FSI analysis of murine vein graft models with severe stenosis for quantifying the correlations between intimal hyperplasia/wall thickness and biomechanical stresses, Abstracts of the Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid  Mechanics, p. 20, 2011.
  200. Haofei Liu, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,  A novel approach combining in vivo 3D multi-contrast and Cine Magnetic Resonance Imaging and modeling to determine material properties of human carotid arteries, Abstracts of the Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid  Mechanics, , p. 80, 2011.
  201. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang, Meshless generalized finite difference models with fluid-structure interactions based on serial in vivo MRI data for patient-specific carotid plaque progression simulation, Abstracts of the Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid  Mechanics, p. 126, 2011.
  202. Haofei Liu, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang, Kristen Billiar, Dalin Tang,*  Determination of human carotid atherosclerotic plaque material properties non-invasively using in vivo cine and 3d magnetic resonance imaging and image-based modeling techniques, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2011- 53101, June 22-25, 2011,  Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA.
  203. Zheyang Wu,  Chun Yang,  Dalin Tang,*   A predictive method for human carotid plaque rupture using in vivo serial mri with follow-up scan showing actual rupture and MRI-based 3D models with fluid-structure interactions, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2011-53098, June 22-25, 2011, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA.
  204. Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Thomas Hatsukami, Dalin Tang,*  Plaque growth functions combining wall stress, flow shear stress and morphology may provide better prediction for atherosclerosis progression: 3D FSI studies based on in vivo serial MRI, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2011- 53100, June 22-25, 2011, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA.
  205. Mehmet H. Kural, Dalin Tang, Jie Zheng, Kristen Billiar, Planar biaxial characterization of human coronary and carotid arteries for computational modeling, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2011- 53118, June 22-25, 2011, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA.
  206. Mingchao Cai, Chun Yang, Peng Yu, Binh Nguyen, Ming Tao, C. Keith Ozaki, MD,* Dalin Tang,  Intimal Hyperplasia and Total Vessel Thickness Correlate Positively with Flow Shear Stress in a Murine Vein Graft Model with Advanced Focal Stenosis, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2011, Chicago, IL USA.
  207. B. Liu  and D. Tang, Non-Newtonian Effects on the Wall Shear Stress of the Blood Flow in Stenotic Right Coronary Arteries, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences (online journal), ICCES, vol.17, no.2, pp.55-60, April 2011.
  208. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang,  Satya Atluri,  Fluid-Structure Interaction Human Carotid Plaque Progression Simulation Using 3D Meshless Generalized Finite Difference Models Based on Patient-Tracking In Vivo MRI Data, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences (online journal), ICCES, vol.18, no.3, pp.67-68, April 2011.
  209. Mingchao Cai,   Chun Yang,   Mehmet H. Kural,1 Richard Bach,  David Muccigrosso,   Deshan Yang,  Jie Zheng, Kristen L. Billiar, Dalin Tang, Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)-Based Computational Modeling and Planar Biaxial Artery Material Properties for Human Coronary Plaque Vulnerability Assessment, International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences (online Journal), ICCES, vol.19, no.4, pp.97-104, 2011.
  210. Zheyang Wu,  Chun Yang,  Dalin Tang,   In Vivo Serial MRI-Based Models and Statistical Methods Combining Plaque Wall Stress, Strain and Flow Shear Stress to Predict Plaque Rupture, J. Biomechanical Engineering.  133(6):064503, 2011.  PMID: 21744932,  PMCID: PMC3136918.
  211. Chun Yang,  Gador Canton, Chun Yuan,  Marina Ferguson, Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Dalin Tang, Impact of Flow Rates on Correlations between Advanced Human Carotid Plaque Progression and Mechanical Flow Shear Stress and Plaque Wall Stress, BioMedical Engineering Online, 10:61, July 2011.  PMID:21771293, PMCID: PMC3158559.
  212. Dalin Tang, Mingchao Cai, Haofei Liu, Chun Yang, Mehmet H. Kural, David Muccigrosso, Deshan Yang, Jie Zheng, Kristen L. Billiar, Richard Bach, A Framework for Human Coronary Plaque Vulnerability Assessment Based on Patient-Specific Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Imaging, Computational Modeling and Planar Biaxial Artery Material Properties, Proceedings of 2011 NIH Multi-Scale Modeling Consortium Meeting: Multi-Scale Modeling and Systems Biology, Oct. 5-6, Rockville, MD, 2011.
  213. Haofei Liu, Mingchao Cai,  Chun Yang,  Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, Mehmet H. Kural, Kristen L. Billiar, David Muccigrosso, Dongsi Lu, Dalin Tang,  IVUS-Based Computational Modeling and Planar Biaxial Artery Material Properties for Human Coronary Plaque Vulnerability Assessment, MCB: Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics,   Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 77-94, 2012, NIH MSID: 349406, PMID: 22428362
  214. Biyue Liu, Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, and Dalin Tang, Correlations of coronary plaque wall thickness with wall pressure and wall pressure gradient: case report based on patient-specific IVUS right coronary artery geometry, Biomedical Engineering Online, 11:43, 2012, DOI: 10.1186/1475-925X-11-43. PMID: 22839647
  215. Haofei Liu, Gador Canton,  Chun Yuan,  Chun Yang,  Kristen Billiar, Zhongzhao Teng, Allen H. Hoffman, Dalin Tang,   Using In Vivo Cine and 3D Multi-Contrast MRI to Determine Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Artery Material Properties and Circumferential Shrinkage Rate and Their Impact on Stress/Strain Predictions, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, J Biomech Eng. 2012 Jan;134(1):011008., NIH MSID: 349395.  PMID: 22482663.
  216. Dalin Tang, Zheyang Wu,  Chun Yang,     3D FSI models and truly predictive methods for plaque rupture prediction, First International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Medicine and Biology in conjunction with the Seventh International Biofluid Mechanics Symposium March 25-30, 2012, Crowne Plaza Dead Sea, Ein Bokek, Dead Sea, Israel, March 2012.
  217. Chun Yang,  Dalin Tang, Tal Geva,   Rahul Rathod, Haruo Yamauchi, Vasu Gooty, Alexander Tang, Glenn Gaudette,  Kristen L. Billiar,  Mehmet H. Kural, Pedro J. del Nido,  A novel surgical approach using contracting band to improve right ventricle ejection fraction for patients with repaired tetralogy of fallot, a patient-specific CMR-based modeling study, SBC2012-80041, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC2012, June 20-23, Fajardo, Pueroto Rico, USA .
  218. Haofei Liu,  Mingchao Cai, Chun Yang,  Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, Mehmet Kural,  Kristen Billiar, David Muccigrosso, Dongsi Lu, Dalin Tang, A framework to assess human coronary plaque vulnerability using intravascular ultrasound, on-site pressure, angiography, and anisotropic FSI models,  SBC2012-80040, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC2012, June 20-23, Fajardo, Pueroto Rico, USA .
  219. Mehmet Hamdi Kural, Mingchao Cai, Dalin Tang, Tracy Gwyther, Jie Zheng, and Kristen L. Billiar,  Planar Biaxial Characterization of Diseased Human Coronary and Carotid Arteries for Computational Modeling,  J. Biomechanics,  2012 Mar 15;45(5):790-8. Epub 2012 Jan 10.   NIHMSID: 344897.  PMID: 22236530.
  220. Biyue Liu (1), Jie Zheng (2), Richard Bach (3) and Dalin Tang (4), Negative correlation of wall thickness with wall blood pressure in a patient-specific atherosclerotic coronary artery: a case report,  SBC2012-80039, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC2012, June 20-23, Fajardo, Pueroto Rico, USA .
  221. Dalin Tang,   Chun Yang,  Zheyang Wu,  Gador Canton,  Kristen Billiar,  Mehmet H. Kural,  Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, Pamela K Woodard, Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Chun Yuan,  Predicting carotid plaque rupture: from modeling to potential patient screening and clinical applications.The 7th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Vascular Biology & Cardiovascular Disease – p. 20, April 25 - 27, 2012.
  222. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang, Tal Geva,  Rahul Rathod, Haruo Yamauchi, Vasu Gooty, Alexander Tang, Mehmet H. Kural, Kristen L. Billiar,  Glenn Gaudette,  Pedro J. del Nido, An interdisciplinary multiscale modeling approach to develop right ventricle pulmonary valve replacement surgical procedures with a contracting band to  improve ventricle ejection fraction, Proceedings of 2012 NIH Multi-Scale Modeling Consortium Meeting and NHLBI System Biology, Oct. 22-23, Rockville, MD, 2012.
  223. Canton G, Hippe DS, Sun J, Underhill HR, Kerwin WS, Tang D, Yuan C. Characterization of distensibility, plaque burden, and composition of the atherosclerotic carotid artery using magnetic resonance imaging.  Med Phys. 2012 Oct;39(10):6247-53. doi: 10.1118/1.4754302.
  224. Wang Liang,  Chun Yang, Dalin Tang,  IVUS-based computational fluid-structure interaction models and stress/strain analysis for human coronary with cyclic bending, Journal of  Beijing Normal University (Natural Science),  accepted , 2012  
  225. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Dalin Tang, Quantifying Effect of Intraplaque Hemorrhage on Critical Plaque Wall Stress in Human Atherosclerotic Plaques Using 3D FSI Models, J. Biomechanical Engineering, Dec;134(12):121004, 2012.
  226. Dalin Tang,  Chun Yang, Tal Geva,  Rahul Rathod, Haruo Yamauchi, Vasu Gooty, Alexander Tang, Mehmet H. Kural, Kristen L. Billiar,  Glenn Gaudette,  Pedro J. del Nido, A  multiphysics modeling approach to develop right ventricle pulmonary valve replacement surgical procedures with a contracting band to improve ventricle ejection fraction, Computers and Structures, 2013. To appear.
  227. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,  Jie Zheng, Gador Canton, Richard Bach, Thomas S. Hatsukami,  Liang Wang,  Kristen L. Billiar, and Chun Yuan, Image-Based Modeling and Precision Medicine: Patient-Specific Carotid and Coronary Plaque Assessment and Predictions, accepted: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  2013.
  228. Chun Yang,  Dalin Tang, Tal Geva, Rahul Rathod, Haruo Yamauchi, Vasu Gooty, Alexander Tang, Glenn Gaudette,  Kristen L. Billiar,  Mehmet H. Kural, Pedro J. del Nido, Using Contracting Band to Improve Right Ventricle Ejection Fraction for Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot, a Modeling Study Using Patient-Specific CMR-Based Two-Layer Anisotropic Models of Human Right and Left Ventricles, Accepted to: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2013 Jan;145(1):285-93, 2012 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print].  NIHMSID 364569.  PMID 22487437
  229. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,  Tal Geva,   Rahul H. Rathod,  Alexander Tang, Mehmet H. Kural, Heng Zuo, Kristen L. Billiar,  Glenn Gaudette,  Pedro J. del Nido, Multiscale Modeling and Interdisciplinary Approach for Myocardium Tissue Engineering and Optimization of Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgical Procedures, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, April 3 - 7, 2013, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
  230. Dalin Tang, Chun Yang,  Joseph D. Petruccelli,  Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, David Muccigrosso, Xueying Huang, Deshan Yang,  Mehmet H. Kural, Kristen Billiar, Advanced human coronary plaque wall thickness correlates positively with flow shear stress and negatively with plaque wall stress: an  ivus-based FSI study, Submitted to: ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC 2013-14471, 2013.
  231. Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, David Muccigrosso, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang,  Sudden death in coronary artery disease are associated with high 3d critical plaque wall stress: a 3D multi-patient FSI study based on ex vivo MRI of coronary plaques, Submitted to: ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC 2013-14501, 2013.
  232. Heng Zuo, Chun Yang,  Glenn Gaudette, Kristen L. Billiar,  Tal Geva, Mehmet H. Kural, Pedro J. del Nido, Dalin Tang,    3D Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction Model of Canine Heart with Different Patch Materials for Optimal Myocardium Regeneration, Submitted to: ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference SBC 2013-14479, 2013.