1. Z Dou#, L Hong#, Z Li#, F Chan#, Y Bhosale, O Aydin, G Juarez, M Saif, L Chamorro, M Gazzola. An in vitro living system for flow rectification, Science Advances, in review, http://arXiv:2210.14479.(# These authors contributed equally to this work).
  2. Y Kim#, Y Yang#, X Zhang#, Z Li#, A Vazquez-Guardado# , I Park, J Wang, AI Efimov, Z Dou, Y Wang, J Park, H Luan, X Ni, Y Kim, J Baek, J Park, Z Xie, H Zhao, M Gazzola, JA Rogers, R Bashir, Remote control of muscle driven miniature robots with battery-free wireless optoelectronics, Science Robotics, 8, (2023). DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.add1053 (# These authors contributed equally to this work).                   
  3. J Shin, H Wang, K Kwon, D Ostojich, Z Christiansen, Y Park, Z Li, H Wang, J-K. Chang, Y Huang, and JA Rogers. Wireless, Soft Sensors of Skin Hydration with Designs Optimized for Rapid, Accurate Diagnostics of Dermatological Health, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2202021 (2022). 
  4. X Ni, H Luan, J Kim, S Rogge, Y Bai, J Kwak, S Liu, D Yang, S Li, Z Li, Y Zhang, C Wu, X Ni, Y Huang, H Wang, and JA Rogers. Soft, shape-programmable surfaces by fast, electromagnetic actuation of liquid metal networks, Nature Communications, 13, 5576 (2022).
  5. E Ko, O Aydin, Z Li, L Grant, K Huang, MTA Saif, R Bashir, and H Kong. Empowering Engineered Muscle in Biohybrid Pump by Extending Connexin 43 Duration with Reduced Graphene Oxides, Biomaterials, 287, 121643 (2022).
  6. Y Wang, Z Li, M EIhebeary, R Hensel, E Arzt, and MTA Saif. Water as a “GLUE”:elasticity-enhanced wet attachment of biomimetic microcup structure, Science advances, 8, eabm9341 (2022).
  7. Z Li, W Balance, MSH Joy, S Patel, H Kong, RD Kamm and MTA Saif. Adaptive biohybrid pumping machine with flow loop feedback, Biofabrication,14, 025009 (2022).
  8. Y Yang, M Wu, A Wegener, A Vázquez-Guardado, A Efimov, F Lie, T Wang, Y Ma,  Z Li, Z Xie, Y Huang, C Good, Y Kozorovitskiy, JA Rogers. Preparation and use of wireless reprogrammable multilateral optogenetic devices for behavioral neuroscience, Nature Protocols, 17,1073-1096 (2022).
  9. H Luan, Q Zhang, T Liu, X Wang, S Zhao, H Wang, S Yao, Y Xue, J Kak, W Bai, Y Xu, M Han, K Li, Z Li, X Ni, J Ye, D Choi, Q Yang, JH Kim, S Li, C Wu, D Lu, J Chang, Z Xie, Y Huang, JA Rogers. Complex 3D microfluidic architectures formed by mechanically guided assembly as multifunctional, biomimetic vascular networks, Science Advances, 7, eabj3686 (2021).
  10.  Z Rao, Y Lu, Z Li, K Sim, Z Ma, J Xiao and C Yu. Curvy, shape adaptive imager based on conformal additive stamp printed ultrathin optoelectronic pixels with kirigami designs, Nature Electronics, 4,513-521 (2021). —-Reported by Mirage News, Science Daily, Tech Xplore, Nanowerk, YAHOO! finance, UH News, EurekAlert!, AZO Sensors, Mirage News, DesignNews, The Engineer, etc.
  11.   Z Li, A Tofangchi, R Stavins, E Bashar, RD McKinney, PJ Grippo and MTA Saif.  A portable pen-sized instrumentation to measure stiffness of soft tissues in vivo, Scientific Reports, 11, 378 (2021).
  12.  Z Li and MTA Saif. Mechanics of biohybrid valveless pump-bot, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 88, 111004 (2021).
  13.  MA Emon, Z Li, U Doha, L Landehoff, and MTA Saif, A novel method for sensor-based quantification of single/multi-cellular traction dynamics and stiffnessing in 3D matrices, Science Advances, 7 (15), eabf2629 (2021).
  14.  K Sim, S Chen, Z Li, Z Rao, J Liu, Y Lu, S Jang, Ershad, J Chen, J Xiao, and C Yu, Three-dimensional curvy electronics created using conformal additive stamp printing, Nature Electronics, 2, 471- 479, (2019).           —— This paper was highlighted in Nature; This paper was on the Cover of October, 2019 Issue of Nature Electronics. ——Reported by Science Daily, Tech Xplore, Nanowerk, PV Magazine, 7th Space Family Portal, UH News, EurekAlert!, Photonics Online, Mirage News, DesignNews, etc.
  15.   Z Li, Y Seo, O Aydin, M EIhebeary, RD Kamm, H Kong, and MTA Saif. Biohybrid valveless pump-bot powered by engineered skeletal muscle, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116, 1543-1548, (2019).                                                                                                                                                                                      —— This paper was highlighted as “Editor’s Choice” in Science Translational Medicine, 447 (11) 2019. —— Reported by Muscle Cell News, ScienceVio, PNAS News, Sciencesansfrontier, Science Furs, Linguainfo Services, Parability, The Latest Science, Cardiovascular, BioPortfolio, etc.
  16.   Z Li, Y Zhai, Y Wang, G Wendland, X Yin, and J Xiao. Harnessing surface wrinkling-cracking patterns for tunable optical transmittance, Advanced Optical Materials, 5, 1700425, (2017).
  17.   Z Li, X Meng, and J Xiao. Theoretical studies on lattice-oriented growth of single walled carbon nanotubes on sapphire, Nanotechnology, 28, 385601, (2017).
  18.   Z Li, Y Wang, and J Xiao, Mechanics of bioinspired imaging systems, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 6, 11-20, (2016). —–This paper was selected to win TAML Best Paper Award”.
  19.  Y Wang, Z Li, and J Xiao, Stretchable thin films materials: fabrication, application and mechanics. Journal of Electronic Packaging, 138, 020801 (2016).
  20.  L Cox, J Killgore, Z Li, R Long, A Sanders, J Xiao, and Y Ding, Influences of substrate adhesion and particle size on the shape memory effect of polystyrene particles. Langmuir, 32, 3691-3698 (2016).
  21.   Z Li, Y Wang, and J Xiao, Mechanics of curvilinear electronics and optoelectronics, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 19, 171-189 (2015).
  22.   Z Li, and J Xiao, Strain tunable optics of elastomeric microlens array, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 118-123, (2015).
  23.   Z Li, and J Xiao, Mechanics and optics of stretchable elastomeric microlens array for artificial compound eye camera, Journal of Applied Physics, 117, 014904 (2015).
  24.  S Maruf, Z Li, J. Yoshimura, and J Xiao, A. Greenberg, and Y Ding, Influence of nanoimprint lithography on membrane structure and performance, Polymer, 69, 129-137 (2015).
  25.  L Cox, Z Li, N Sowan, D Nair, J Xiao, CN Bowman, and Y Ding, Reconfigurable surface patterns on covalent adaptive network polymers using nanoimprint lithography, Polymer, 55, 5933-5937 (2014).
  26.  D Kang, S Lee, Z Li, A Seyedi, J O’Brien, J Xiao, and J Yoon, Compliant, heterogeneously integrated GaAs micro‐VCSELs towards wearable and implantable integrated optoelectronics platforms, Advanced Optical Materials 2, 373-381 (2014).
  27.  L Cox, J Killgore, Z Li, Z Zhang, DC Hurley, J Xiao, and Y Ding, Morphing metal–polymer janus particles, Advanced Materials, 26, 899-904 (2014).
  28.  Z Li, and W Tao, Multi-layer encapsulation and stretchability analysis for noncoplanar film- substrate structure. Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 46, 1143-1147 (2012).
  29.   Z Li, and W Tao, Effect of impurities on the stretchability of flexible electronic encapsulation systems. Chinese Journal of Applied Mechanics 29, 345-348 (2012).