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Journals:

J.23   T. Tan, F. Ren, J.J.A. Wang , E. Lara-Curzio, P., Agastra, J., Mandell, W.D., Bertelsen, C.M., LaFrance “Fracture resistance study on polymeric composites for wind turbine blades”, (In preparation).

J.22   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan*, “Measuring adhesion between early-stage cement and steel using particle probe scanning force microscopy”, Cement and Concrete Composites, under revision.

J.21   S. Alghamdi, T. Tan*, C. Hale-Sills, F. Vilmont, T. Xia, J. Yang, D. Huston, M. Dewoolkar (2017), “Catastrophic failure of nacre under pure shear stresses of torsion”, Scientific Reports, 7, 13123.

J.20   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan* (2017), “Statistical analyses of aggregate mineral-binder adhesion measured using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2632, 25-31.

J.19   T. Tan* and B. Ribbans (2017), “A bioinspired study on the compressive resistance of helicoidal fibre structures”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 473, 20170538.

J.18   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, T. Tan* (2017), “Adhesion between modified binders and aggregate minerals at ambient conditions measured with particle-probe scanning force microscopes”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29(8), 04017068.

J.17   E. Kim, J. Lee, P. Lee, D. Huston, T. Tan, S. Alghamdi (2017), “Reinforced cementitous composite with in situ shrinking microfibers”, Smart Materials and Structures, 26(3), 03LT01.

J.16   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, T. Tan* (2016), “Measuring adhesion between modified asphalt binders and aggregate minerals use of particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2574, 117-123.

J.15   B. Ribbans, Y.J. Li, T. Tan* (2016), “A bioinspired study on the interlaminar shear resistance of helicoidal fiber structures”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 56, 57-67.

J.14   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, T. Tan* (2015), “Study on adhesion between asphalt binders and aggregate minerals under ambient conditions using particle-modified atomic force microscope probes", Construction and Building Materials, 101, 159-165.

J.13   R. Wheeler, A. Pandey, A. Shyam, T. Tan, E. Lara-Curzio (2015), “Small scale mechanical characterization of thin foil materials via pin load microtesting”, Experimental Mechanics, 55(7), 1375-1387.

J.12   T. Tan*, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, J. Novotny, M. Ozeki, M. Smith (2015), “Sustainability in Beauty: an innovative Proposing-Learning model to inspire renewable energy education”, Journal of Sustainability Education, 8, ISSN: 2151-7452.

J.11   J. Wang, F. Ren, T. Tan, K. Liu (2015), “The development of in situ fracture toughness evaluation techniques in hydrogen environment”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(4), 2013-2024.

J.10   T. Tong, T. Tan, N. Rahbar, W.O. Soboyejo (2014), “Mode mixity dependence of interfacial fracture toughness in organic electronic structures”, IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, 14, 291-299.

J.9   H. Wang, J.J.A. Wang, T. Tan, H. Jiang, T. Cox., R.L. Howard, B.B. Bevard, M. Flanagan (2013), “Development of U-frame bending system for studying the vibration integrity of spent nuclear fuel”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 440, 201-213.

J.8   T. Tan, J.J.A. Wang, F. Ren, E. Lara-Curzio, P. Agastra, J. Mandell, W.D. Bertelsen, C.M. LaFrance (2013), “Investigating fracture behavior of polymer and polymeric composites using the spiral notch torsion test”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 101, 109-128.

J.7   T. Tan, H. Savastano Jr., S.F. Santos, M. Radonjic, W.O. Soboyejo (2012), “ Resistance-curve behavior of hybrid natural and synthetic fiber-reinforced composites”, Journal of Materials Science, 47(6), 2864-2874.

J.6   T. Tan, J. Meng, N. Rahbar, H. Li, G. Papandreou, C.A. Maryanoff, W.O. Soboyejo (2012), “Effects of silane on the interfacial fracture of a parylene film over a stainless steel substrate”, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 32(3), 550-557.

J.5   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, S. Kwofie, D. Dissmore, S. Allameh, Ghavomi, W.O. Soboyejo (2011), “Mechanical properties of functionally graded hierarchical bamboo structures”, Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 3796-3803.

J.4   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, A. Buono, G. Wheeler, W.O. Soboyejo (2011), “Sub-critical crack growth in adhesive/marble interfaces”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 528(10), 3697-3704.

J.3   N. Rahbar, M. Jorjani, C. Riccardelli, G. Wheeler, I. Yakub, T. Tan, W.O.Soboyejo (2010), “Mixed mode fracture of adhesive/marble interfaces”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 527(18), 4939-4946.

J.2   J. Meng, A. Orana, T. Tan, K. Wolf, N. Rahbar, H. Li, G. Papandreou, C.A. Maryanoff, W.O. Soboyejo (2010), “Adhesion and interfacial fracture in drug-eluting stents”, Journal of Materials Research, 25(4), 641-647.

J.1   G. Xu, J. Wei, T. Tan, H.Q. Liu (2007), “Modeling bond strength of corroded plain bar reinforcement in concrete”, Structural Concrete, 8(3), 133-138.

*Corresponding author


Book chapters:

Bc.2   T. Tan, Y.J. Li, and J. Yang “Measuring adhesion between aggregates and asphalt binders using particle probe scanning force microscopy”, Transactions on Engineering Technologies, Springer, in press.

Bc.1   T. Tan “Bamboo inspired materials”, Bio-inspired Design, Cambridge University Press, under review.


Conference papers:

C.8   T. Tan, Y.J. Li, and J. Yang (2017) “Quantification of aggregate-Binder adhesion in asphalt mixtures using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Proceedings of World Symposium on Civil Engineering 2017, 1063-1067. (Best Paper: Merit Award)

C.7   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, C. Riccardelli, G. Wheeler, W. Soboyejo (2016) “Fracture on marble-adhesive interfaces of restored art structures ”, Proceedings of Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

C.6   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Adhesion measurement between asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle-modified atomic force microscope probes ”, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Innovation and Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering, Beijing, China.

C.5   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Study on adhesion between an asphalt binder and aggregate minerals using particle-modified atomic force microscope tips”, Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting compendium of papers, Washington, DC.

C.4   T. Tan, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, M. Ozeki, M. Smith (2014) “Sustainability in beauty: a review and extension of bamboo inspired materials”, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Multiscale, Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Materials, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1(1), 18-21.

C.3   J.J.A. Wang, T. Tan, H. Jiang (2013) “Using spiral notch torsion test to evaluate fracture toughness of structural materials and polymeric composites”, 19th International Conference on Composite Materials, Montreal, Canada.

C.2   J.J.A. Wang, F. Ren, T. Tan (2012) “Spiral notch torsion test use for determining fracture toughness of structural materials”, ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, 6, 119-124.

C.1   T. Tan, J. Meng, N. Rahbar, H. Li, G. Papandreou, CA. Maryanoff and W.O. Soboyejo (2010) “Nano- and micro-scale adhesion in drug-eluting stents”, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1239, vv01.


Technical Reports:

R.3   J.J.A. Wang, T. Tan, H. Jiang, W. Zhang, Z.L. Feng (2012) “Developing fatigue pre-crack procedure to evaluate fracture toughness of pipeline steels using spiral notch torsion test”, ORNL/TM-2012/337, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

R.2   J.J.A. Wang, H. Wang, T. Tan, H. Jiang, T. Cox, Y. Yan (2011) “Progress letter report on U-frame test setup and bending fatigue test for vibration integrity study”, ORNL/TM-2011/531, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

R.1   J.J.A. Wang, F. Ren, T. Tan, J., Mandell, P., Agastra (2011) “An innovative technique for evaluating the integrity and durability of wind turbine blade composites – project final report”, ORNL/TM-2011/449, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.


Patents:

Pt.1   J.J.A. Wang, H. Wang, T. Tan (2014) “Reversal bending fatigue testing”, US8863585.


Presentations:

P.28   S. Alghamdi, C. Hale-Sills, F. Vilmont, T. Xia, J. Yang, D. Huston, M. Dewoolkar, T. Tan (2017) “The Achilles heel of nacre”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, San Diego, CA.

P.27   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2017) “Statistical analyses of aggregate mineral-binder adhesion measured using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, San Diego, CA.

P.26   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2017) “Measuring adhesion between steel and early-stage cement paste using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, San Diego, CA.

P.25   T. Tan, Y.J. Li, and J. Yang (2017) “Quantification of aggregate-Binder adhesion in asphalt mixtures using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, World Symposium on Civil Engineering 2017, Hong Kong.

P.24   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2017) “Statistical analyses of aggregate mineral-binder adhesion measured using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC .

P.23   Invited:   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, C. Riccardelli, G. Wheeler, W. Soboyejo (2016) “Fracture on marble-adhesive interfaces of restored art structures ”, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

P.22   P. C. Lee, E. Kim, S. Alghamdi, L. Kiefer, T. Tan, D. Huston, (2016) “Reinforcing cementitious structures by in situ shrinking microfibers”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Nashville, TN.

P.21   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, T. Tan (2016) “Measuring adhesion between modified asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle probe scanning force microscopes”, Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

P.20   B. Ribbans, Y.J. Li, T. Tan (2016) “A bioinspired study on the interlaminar shear resistance of helicoidal fiber structures”, 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Waikoloa, HI.

P.19   T. Tan, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, M. Ozeki, M. Smith, F. Corine (2016) “Sustainability in beauty: a bioinspired renewable energy harvesting system”, 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Waikoloa, HI.

P.18   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Measuring adhesion between modified asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle probe scanning force microscope”, North East Asphalt User/Producer Group Annual Fall Meeting 2015, Burlington, VT.

P.17   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Measuring adhesion between modified asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle probe scanning force microscope”, North Eastern States' Materials Engineers Association 2015 conference, Burlington, VT.

P.16  T. Tan, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, A. Chase, M. Ozeki, M. Smith (2015) “Sustainability in beauty: a review and extension of bamboo inspired materials”, Renewable Energy Conference Vermont 2015, Burlington, VT.

P.15   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Adhesion measurement between asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle-modified atomic force microscope probes ”, The 6th International Symposium on Innovation and Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering, Beijing, China.

P.14   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Study on adhesion between asphalt binders and aggregate minerals using particle probe scanning force microscope”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Stanford, CA.

P.13   Y.J. Li, J. Yang, and T. Tan (2015) “Study on adhesion between an asphalt binder and aggregate minerals using particle-modified atomic force microscope tips”, Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

P.12   T. Tan, T. Xia, H. O'Folan, J. Dao, Z. Basch, K. Johanson, M. Ozeki, M. Smith (2014) “Sustainability in beauty: a review and extension of bamboo inspired materials”, 13th International Symposium on Multiscale, Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Materials, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

P.11   Y.J. Li, T. Tan and J. Yang (2014) “Study on adhesions between a hot mix asphalt binder and aggregate minerals using particle-modified atomic force microscope tips”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Hamilton, Canada.

P.10   T. Tan (2014) “A review of bamboo inspired materials”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Hamilton, Canada.

P.9   J.A. Wang, T. Tan and H. Jiang (2013) “Using spiral notch torsion test to evaluate fracture toughness of structural materials and polymeric composites”, 19th International Conference on Composite Materials, Montreal, Canada.

P.8   T. Tan, F. Ren, J.J.A. Wang , E. Lara-Curzio, P., Agastra, J., Mandell, W.D., Bertelsen, C.M., LaFrance (2012) “Study of fracture behavior of epoxy and fiber-reinforced epoxy matrix composites for wind turbine blades”, WINDPOWER 2012 Conference & Exhibition, Atlanta, GA.

P.7   J.J.A. Wang, F. Ren, T. Tan, E. Lara-Curzio, P., Agastra, J., Mandell, W.D., Bertelsen, C.M., LaFrance (2012) “Spiral notch torsion test for fracture behavior evaluation of polymeric composite materials for wind turbine applications”, Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy 2012, Clearwater, FL.

P.6   F. Ren, J.J.A. Wang, T. Tan, E. Lara-Curzio, P., Agastra, J., Mandell, W.D., Bertelsen, C.M., LaFrance (2011) “Fracture study of polymer and polymeric composite materials using the spiral notch torsion test”, Materials Science & Technology 2011 Conference & Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio.

P.5   J.J.A. Wang, F. Ren, T. Tan, E. Lara-Curzio, P., Agastra, J., Mandell, W.D., Bertelsen, C.M., LaFrance (2011) “Fracture behavior of polymer and polymeric composite materials using the spiral notch torsion test” 6th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

P.4   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, A. Buono, G. Wheeler and W.O. Soboyejo (2010) “Sub-critical crack growth of adhesive/marble Interfaces”, Materials Research Society, 2010 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

P.3   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, S. Kwofie, D. Dissmore, S. Allameh, Ghavomi and W.O. Soboyejo (2010) “Multi-scale measurements and models of mechanical properties in functionally graded hierarchical bamboo structures”, Materials Research Society, 2010 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

P.2   T. Tan, N. Rahbar, S. Kwofie, D. Dissmore, S. Allameh, Ghavomi and W.O. Soboyejo (2010) “Bamboo: an ecofriendly material with functionally graded hierarchical structures ”, Princeton Research Symposium, Princeton, NJ.

P.1   T. Tan, J. Meng, N. Rahbar, H. Li, G. Papandreou, CA. Maryanoff and W.O. Soboyejo (2009) “Nano- and micro-scale adhesion in drug-eluting stents”, Materials Research Society, 2009 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.


Invited Talks:

T.21   T. Tan (2017) Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
T.20   T. Tan (2017) Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA.
T.19   T. Tan (2017) Governer's Institute of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.18   T. Tan (2017) Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
T.17   T. Tan (2017) Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
T.16   T. Tan (2016) Governer's Institute of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.15   T. Tan (2015) Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New Hampshire, Durhum, NH.
T.14   T. Tan (2015) Advanced Structures and Composites Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME.
T.13   T. Tan (2015) School of Business Administration, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.12   T. Tan (2014) Civil and Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA.
T.11   T. Tan (2014) Office of Sustainability, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.10   T. Tan (2014) Renewable NRG System, Burlington, VT.
T.9   T. Tan (2013) Transportation Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.8   T. Tan (2013) New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ.
T.7   T. Tan (2013) Office of Sustainability, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.6   T. Tan (2012) Northern Power System, Barre, VT.
T.5   T. Tan (2012) Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
T.4   T. Tan (2012) SABIC Innovative Plastics, Evansville, IN.
T.3   T. Tan (2012) Department of Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
T.2   T. Tan (2010) New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

T.1   T. Tan (2010) Material Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN.