Wang Y, Xu H, Pasini D, Multiscale Isogeometric Topology Optimization for Lattice MaterialsComputer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Special Issue on Isogeometric Analysis, Vol. 316, pp. 568-585, 2017. PDF_logo

An H., Singh J., Pasini D., Structural Efficiency Metrics for Integrated Selection of Layup, Material, and Cross-section Shape in Laminated Composite Structures, Composite Structures, Vol. 170, pp. 53–68, 2017. PDF_logo

Faisal TR, Hristozov N, Rey A, Western TL, Pasini D, The twist-to-bend Compliance of the Rheum Rhabarbarum Petiole: Integrated Computations and Experiments, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 20(4), pp. 343-354, 2017. PDF_logo

Bagheri ZS, Melancon D, Liu L, Johnston RB, Pasini D, Compensation Strategy to Reduce Geometry and Mechanics Mismatches in Porous Biomaterials Built with Selective Laser Melting, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Special issue on the Mechanics of Additively Manufactured Biomaterials and Implants, Vol. 70, pp. 17–27, 2017. PDF_logo

front coverRofouie P, Pasini D, Rey A, Multiple-Wavelength Surface Patterns in Models of Biological Chiral Liquid Crystal Membranes, Soft Matter, Vol. 13(3), pp. 541-545, 2017. PDF_logo [cover PDF_logo]



Xu H, Pasini D, Structurally Efficient Three-dimensional Metamaterials with Controllable Thermal Expansion, Scientific Reports, 6: 34924, 2016.PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Johnston B, Tanzer M, Pasini D, Fully Porous 3D Printed Titanium Femoral Stem to Reduce Stress-shielding Following Total Hip Arthroplasty, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, in press, 2016. [featured in EurekAlert, ScienceDaily, Orthopedics This Week, Endgaget, Ubergizmo, United Press International, Futurity, Breitbart, McGill Reporter, Intern Daily, Alpha Gaileo, HealthMedicinet, News-Line, MedicalExpress, Medgaget, MDT Medical Design Technology, Science & Technology World, Today’s Medical Development, Breaking news] PDF_logo

Rafsanjani A, Pasini D, Bistable Auxetic Mechanical Metamaterials Inspired by Ancient Geometric Motifs, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 9: 291-296 2016. PDF_logo video_logo
[related News coverage of APS March Meeting on BBC]

Akbarzadeh AH, Fu JW, Liu L, Chen ZT, Pasini D, Electrically Conducting Sandwich Cylinder with a Planar Lattice Core under Prescribed Eigenstrain and Magnetic Field, Composite Structures, 153: 632-644, 2016. PDF_logo

Brulé V, Rafsanjani A, Pasini D, Western TL, Hierarchies of Plant StiffnessPlant Science, 250: 79-96, 2016. PDF_logo

Akbarzadeh AH, Arian Nik M, Pasini D, Vibration Responses and Suppression of Variable Stiffness Laminates with Optimally Steered Fibers and Magnetostrictive Layers, Composites Part B: Engineering 91: 315-326, 2016. PDF_logo

FU JW, Akbarzadeh AH, Chen ZT, Qian LF, Pasini D, Non-Fourier Heat Conduction in a Sandwich Panel with a Cracked Foam Core, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 102: 263–273, 2016PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Johnston RB, Pura JA, Singh B, Tanzer M, Pasini D, High-Strength Porous Biomaterials for Bone Replacement: a Strategy to Assess the Interplay between Cell Morphology, Mechanical Properties, Bone Ingrowth and Manufacturing Constraints, Acta Biomaterialia 30: 345–356, 2016. PDF_logo


AdvMat_frontispieceRafsanjani A, Akbarzadeh AH, Pasini D, Snapping Mechanical Metamaterials under Tension, Advanced Materials 27: 5931-5935, 2015. PDF_logo
[featured in Nature Materials PDF_logo, Scientific American Briefings 4 (39) PDF_logo] [Adv Mater Frontispiece PDF_logo] video_logo


JCP_coverRofouie P, Pasini D, Rey A, Tunable Nano-wrinkling of Chiral Surfaces: Structure and Diffraction Optics, Journal of Chemical Physics 143: 114701, 2015. PDF_logo
[featured in AIP NewsScienceDaily, science.orf.atEurekAlertScienceNewsline, CSMonitor, Gizmodo, nanowerk, Newswise, InnovationReport, MyInforms] [cover PDF_logo]

Rafsanjani A, Brulé V, Western TL, Pasini D, Hydro-Responsive Curling of the Resurrection Plant Selaginella lepidophylla, Scientific Reports 5: 8064, 2015. PDF_logo video_logo

Vigliotti A, Pasini D, Analysis and Design of Lattice Materials for Large Cord and Curvature Variations in Skin Panels of Morphing Wings, Smart Materials and Structures 24(3): 037006, 2015. PDF_logo

Rofouie P, Pasini D, Rey A, Nano-scale Surface Wrinkling in Chiral Liquid Crystals and Plant-based Plywoods, Soft Matter 11: 1127-1139, 2015. PDF_logo

Murugesan Y, Pasini D, Rey A, Self-assembly Mechanisms in Plant Cell Wall Components, Journal of Renewable Materials 3(1): 56-72, 2015. PDF_logo

Arian Nik M, Lessard L, Pasini D, Size-dependent behaviour of laminates with curvilinear fibers made by Automated Fiber Placement, Special issue on Automated Fiber Placement in the Journal of Science and Engineering of Composite Materials 22(2): 157-163, 2015. PDF_logo


Akbarzadeh AH, Arian Nik M, Pasini D, The Role of Shear Deformation in Laminated Plates with Curvilinear Fiber Paths and Embedded Defects, Composites Structures 118: 217-227, 2014. PDF_logo

Javid F, Pasini D, Angeles J, A New Surgical Barbed Staple for Minimally Invasive Surgery, ASME Journal of Medical Devices 8(3): 030951, 2014. PDF_logo

Akbarzadeh AH, Pasini D, Phase-Lag Heat Conduction in Multilayered Cellular Media with Imperfect Bonds, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 75: 656-667, 2014. PDF_logo

Rofouie P, Pasini D, Rey A, Nanostructured Free Surfaces in Plant-based Plywoods, Colloid and Interface Science Communications 1: 23-26, 2014. PDF_logo

Vigliotti A, Deshpande VS, Pasini D, Non linear constitutive models for lattice materials, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 64: 44-60, 2014. PDF_logo

Akbarzadeh AH, Pasini D, Multiphysics of Multilayered and Functionally Graded Cylinders Under Prescribed Hygrothermomagnetoelectroelastic Field, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics 81(4): 041018, 2014. PDF_logo

Arian Nik M, Fayazbakhsh K, Pasini D, Lessard L, A comparative study of metamodeling methods for the design optimization of variable stiffness composites, Composites Structures 107: 494-501, 2014. PDF_logo

Fayazbakhsh K, Arian Nik M, Pasini D, Lessard L, Optimization of variable stiffness composites with embedded defects induced by Automated Fiber Placement, Composites Structures 107: 160-166, 2014. PDF_logo

Faisal TR, Hristozov N, Rey A, Western TL, Pasini D, Computational study of the elastic properties of Rheum Rhabarbarum tissues via surrogate models of tissue geometry, Journal of Structural Biology 185: 285-294, 2014. PDF_logo


Faisal TR, Rey A, Pasini D, A Multiscale Mechanical Model for Plant Tissue Stiffness, Special issue on Multiscale Simulations in Soft Matters in Polymers 5 (2): 730-750, 2013. PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Pasini D, The Fatigue Design of a Bone Preserving Hip Implant with Functionally Graded Cellular Material, ASME Journal of Medical Devices 7(2): 020908, 2013. PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Pasini D, Mechanical properties of planar lattice materials via asymptotic homogenization and comparison with alternative homogenization methods, International Journal of Mechanical Science 77: 249–262, 2013. PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Pasini D, Fatigue design of a mechanically biocompatible lattice for a proof-of-concept femoral stem, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 22: 65-83, 2013. PDF_logo

Vigliotti A, Pasini D, Mechanical properties of hierarchical lattices, Mechanics of Materials 62: 32-43, 2013. PDF_logo

Khalil Abad  EM, Arabnejad S, Pasini D, Fatigue design of lattice materials via computational mechanics: application to lattices with smooth transitions in cell geometry, International Journal of Fatigue 47: 126-136, 2013. PDF_logo

Murugesan Y, Pasini D, Rey AD, Defect Textures in Polygonal Arrangements of Cylindrical Inclusions in Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Matrices, Soft Matter 9(4): 1054-1065, 2013. PDF_logo

Fayazbakhsh K, Arian Nik M, Pasini D, Lessard L, Defect layer method to capture effect of gaps and overlaps in variable stiffness laminates made by Automated Fiber Placement, Composites Structures 97: 245-251, 2013. PDF_logo

Visweswaraiah SB, Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, Multi-objective Optimization of a Composite Rotor Blade Cross-section, Composites Structures 96: 75-81, 2013. PDF_logo


Faisal TR, Hristozov N, Rey A, Western TL, Pasini D, Experimental determination of Philodendron melinonii and Arabidopsis thaliana tissue microstructure and geometric modeling via Finite Edge Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation, Physical Review E 86: 031921, 2012. PDF_logo

Vigliotti A, Pasini D, Stiffness and Strength of Tridimensional Periodic Lattices, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 229-232: 27-43, 2012. PDF_logo

Khalil Abad EM, Pasini D, Cecere R, Shape Optimization of stress concentration free lattice for self-expandable Nitinol stent-grafts, Journal of Biomechanics 45: 1028-1035, 2012. PDF_logo

Arian Nik M, Fayazbakhsh K, Pasini D, Lessard L, Surrogate-based multi-objective optimization of a composite laminate with curvilinear fibers, Composites Structures 94: 2306-2313, 2012. PDF_logo

Arabnejad S, Pasini D, Multiscale Design and Multiobjective Optimization of Orthopaedic Hip Implants with Functionally Graded Cellular Material, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 134(3): 031004, 2012. PDF_logo

Vigliotti A, Pasini D, Linear multiscale analysis and finite element validation of stretching and bending dominated lattice materials, Mechanics of Materials 46: 57-68, 2012. PDF_logo

Javid F, Angeles J, Pasini D, Shape Optimization of a Self-deployable Anchor Designed for Percutaneous Mitral valve Repair, ASME Journal of Biomedical Devices 6(1): 011003, 2012. PDF_logo

Elsayed M, Pasini D, Comprehensive Stiffness of Prestressed Lattice Materials, Journal of Materials Science Research 1(2): 87-109, 2012. PDF_logo


Yourdkhani M, Pasini D, Barthelat F, Multiscale Mechanics and Optimization of Gastropod Shells, Journal of Bionic Engineering 8(4): 357-368, 2011. PDF_logo

Murugesan YK, Pasini D, Rey AD, Microfibril Organization Modes in Plant Cell Walls of Variable Curvature: A Model System for Two Dimensional Anisotropic Soft Matter, Soft Matter 7(15): 7078-7093, 2011. PDF_logo

Jasveer S, Mirjalili V, Pasini D, Integrated Shape and Material Selection for Single and Multi-Performance Criteria, Materials and Design 32: 2909-2922, 2011. PDF_logo

Croft K, Lessard L, Pasini D, Hojjati M, Chen J, Yousefpour A, Experimental study of the effect of automated fiber placement induced defects on performance of composite laminates, Composite Part A 42: 484-491, 2011. PDF_logo

Faragalli M, Pasini D, Radziszewski P, A Parametric study and experimental testing of lunar-wheel suspension on dynamic terrainability, Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal 57: 65-74, 2011. PDF_logo

Radziszewski P, Martins S, Faragalli M, Kaveh-Moghaddam N, Oyama D, Briend R, Gharib N, Prahacs C, Ouellette S, Pasini D, Thomson V, Lowther D, Farhat M, Jones B, iRings – Development of a Wheel Prototype Concept for Lunar MobilityCanadian Aeronautics and Space Journal 57: 1-11, 2011. PDF_logo

Briend R, Radziszewski P, Pasini D, Virtual soil calibration for wheel-soil interaction simulations using the discrete-element methodCanadian Aeronautics and Space Journal 57: 59-64, 2011. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, A Non-dominated Sorting Hybrid Algorithm for Multi-objective Optimization of Engineering Problems, Engineering Optimization 43(1): 39-59, 2011. PDF_logo


Faisal TR, Khalil Abad EM, Pasini D, The Impact of Tissue Morphology, Cross-Section and Turgor Pressure on the Mechanical Properties of the Leaf Petiole in Plants, Journal of Bionic Engineering 711-23, 2010. PDF_logo

Elsayed M, Pasini D, Analysis of the Elastostatic Specific Stiffness of 2D Stretching-Dominated Lattice Materials, Mechanics of Materials 42 (7): 709-725, 2010. PDF_logo

Elsayed M, Pasini D, Multiscale Structural Design of Columns made of Regular Octet-Truss Lattice Material, International Journal of Solids and Structures 47 (14-15): 1764-1774, 2010. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Fayazbakhsh K, Pasini D, Lessard L, Optimum stacking sequence design of composite materials. Part II: Variable stiffness design, Composite Structures 93(1): 1-13 2010. PDF_logo

Desrochers S, Pasini D, Angeles J, Optimum Design of a Compliant Uniaxial Accelerometer, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design 132(4): 041011, 2010. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, Pareto Frontier for Simultaneous Structural and Manufacturing Optimization of a Composite Part, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 40(1): 497-511, 2010. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, Thouin M, Optimum Structural and Manufacturing Design of a Braided Hollow Composite Part, Applied Composite Materials 17(2): 159-173, 2010. PDF_logo

Caro S, Khan WA, Pasini D, Angeles J, The Rule-based Conceptual Design of the Architecture of Serial Schoenflies-motion Generators, Mechanism and Machine Theory 45(2): 251-260, 2010. PDF_logo


Elsayed M, Pasini D, Mechanics of 2D Pin Jointed Lattice Structures, AES Technical Reviews, Part B: International Journal of Advances in Mechanics and Applications of Industrial Materials 1(1): 83-91, 2009.

Neurohr T, Pasini D, Principles of Lightweight Structures in the Sculptural Conceptions of Naum Gabo, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 34 (4): 2009. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Bend stiffness of laminate microstructures containing three dissimilar materials, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 5 (2), 2009. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, Optimum Stacking Sequence Design of Composite Materials. Part I: Constant Stiffness Design, Composite Structures 90(1): 1-1, 2009. PDF_logo

Amany A, Pasini D, Material and shape selection for stiff beams under non-uniform flexureMaterials and Design 30: 1110-1117, 2009. PDF_logo

Ossino A, Barnett E, Angeles J, Pasini D, Sijpkes P, Path Planning for Robot-Assisted Rapid Prototyping of Ice Structures, Trans. Can. Soc. Mech. Eng. 33(4) 689-700, 2009. PDF_logo


Pasini D, On the biological shape of the Polygonaceae Rheum rhabarbarum petiole, International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics 3(1): 1-26, 2008. PDF_logo

Ghiasi H, Pasini D, Lessard L, Constrained Globalized Nelder-Mead Method for Simultaneous Structural and Manufacturing Optimization of a Composite Bracket, Journal of Composite Materials 42(7): 717-736, 2008. PDF_logo

Cardou P, Pasini D, Angeles J, Lumped Elastodynamic Model for MEMS: Formulation and Validation, Microelectromechanical Systems 17 (4): 948-961, 2008. PDF_logo

2007 and earlier

Pasini D, Shape Transformers for Material and Shape Selection of Lightweight Beams, Materials and Design 28 (7): 2071-2079, 2007. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Burgess SC, Smith DJ, A method for selecting macro-scale structures with axially loaded members, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 3: 185-199, 2006. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Shape and Material Selection for Optimizing Flexural Vibrations in Multilayered Resonators, Microelectromechanical Systems 15(6): 1745-1758, 2006. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Burgess SC, Smith DJ, Alemzadeh K, A general solution to the material performance index for bending strength design, Materials and Design 27(10): 1046-1054, 2006. PDF_logo

Burgess SC, Pasini D, Analysis of the Structural Efficiency of Trees, Journal of Engineering Design 15(2): 177-193, 2004. PDF_logo

Burgess SC, Pasini D, Alemzadeh K, Improved visualisation of the design space using nested performance charts, Journal of Design Studies 25(1): 51-62, 2004. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Smith DJ, Burgess SC, Structural efficiency maps for beams subjected to bending, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, P.I.M.E. Part L 25 (1): 51-62, 2003. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Burgess SC, Smith DJ, Selection of arbitrarily scaled cross-sections in bending stiffness design, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, P.I.M.E. Part L 25 (1): 51-62, 2003. PDF_logo

Pasini D, Burgess SC, Smith DJ, Performance indices for arbitrarily scaled rectangular cross-sections in bending stiffness design, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, P.I.M.E. Part L 216: 101-113, 2002. PDF_logo