in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA



Marvi, H, Bridges, J., Hu, D.L. (2013) "Snakes mimic earthworms: Propulsion using Rectilinear Traveling Waves, " Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 10: 20130188 pdf

Amador, G., Yamada, Y., McCurley, M., Hu, D. L. (2013) Raindrop acceleration in splash-cup seed dispersal.  Proceedings of the Royal Society: Interface. 10: 20120880. pdf


Dickerson, A., Mills, Z. & Hu, D. L. (2012) Wet mammals shake at tuned frequencies to dry. Journal of the Royal Society Interface pdf

Dickerson, A., Shankles, P., Madhaven, N., Hu, D. L. (2012) Mosquitoes survive raindrop collisions by virtue of their low mass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 109 (25) 9822-9827. pdf

Marvi, H. & Hu, D. L. (2012) Friction enhancement in concertina locomotion of snakes.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface. pdf

Gravish, N., Franklin, S.V., Hu, D.L. & Daniel I. Goldman. (2012) Entangled granular media.  Physical Review Letters. 108, 208001 (journal cover). pdf

West, D., Lal, I., Leamy, M. & Hu, D.L. (2012) Locomotion of Mexican Jumping Beans. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics.  7: 036014 (12pp).  pdf

Hu, D.L. (2012) Electromechanics for the Twenty-first century.  Bioscience.  62 (1): 94-95.  pdf

• Hobbs, W. & Hu, D.L. (2012) Tree-inspired Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting.  Journal of Fluids and Structures. 20: 103-114. pdf


Marvi, H., Meyers, G., Russell, G. & Hu, D.L. (2011) Scalybot: a snake-inspired robot with active frictional anisotropy. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference Proceedings. pdf

Niu, J & Hu, D.L. (2011) Drag reduction of a hairy disk. Physics of Fluids.  23: 101701 (4 pages). pdf

Hu, D.L., Sielert, K., Gordon, M. (2011) The strength of turtle shells and mammal skulls. Journal of the Mechanics of Materials and Structures. 6 (9-10): 1197-1211. pdf

Mlot, N.J., Tovey, C.A, Hu, D. L. (2011).  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 108: 7669-7673.  pdf

Hu, D. L. Richards, P. & Alexeev, A. (2011).  Mechanics of giant pumpkins: how extreme weight determines shape.  International Journal of Nonlinear Science.  pdf

2009 - 2010

Goldman, D. I. & Hu, D. L. (2010). Wiggling through the world. American Scientist 98, 314–323.  pdf

• Bush, J. W. M. & Hu, D. L. (2010). Walking on water. Physics Today 63, 62–63.  pdf

Hu, D. L. & Bush, J. W. M. (2010). The hydrodynamics of water-walking arthropods. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 644: 5-33.  pdf

Hu, D.L., Nirody, J., Scott, T., Shelley, M.J. (2009). The mechanics of slithering locomotionProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 106, 10081-10085.  pdf

2006 - 2008

• Bush, J.W.M., Hu, D.L. and Prakash, M. (2008). The Integument of Water-walking Arthropods: Form and Function, Advances in Insect Physiology, 34, 117-192.  pdf

Hu, D.L., Goreau, T., Bush, J.W.M. (2008). Flow visualization using tobacco mosaic virus. Experiments in Fluids. 46: 477-484.  pdf

Hu, D.L., Prakash, M., Chan, B. and Bush, J.W.M. (2007). Water-walking devices, Experiments in Fluids. 43:769–778.   pdf

Bush J.W.M., Hu D.L. (2006). Walking on water: Biolocomotion at the interface.  Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics. 38: 339-369.   pdf

2001 - 2005

Hu, DL., Bush J.W.M. (2005). Meniscus-climbing insects. Nature. 437: 733-736. pdf

Hu, D.L., Mendel L., Chan B., Goreau T., Bush, J.W.M. (2005). Visualization of a fish wake using tobacco mosaic virus. Physics of Fluids. 17: 091103.   pdf

Hu, D.L., Chan B., Bush J.W.M. (2003). The hydrodynamics of water strider locomotion. Nature. 424: 663-666.  pdf

Hu, D.L., Chan B, Bush J.W.M.  (2003). Water-walking. Physics of Fluids. 15 (9): S10.  pdf