Dr Lei RenBEng, MEng, PhD, FHEA, FRSA

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  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Synthesis and analysis of Fulleroid-like deployable Archimedean mechanisms based on an overconstrained eight-bar linkage

    Xiu, H., Wang, K., Xu, T., Wei, G. & Ren, L., 1 Jul 2019, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 137, p. 476-508

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Accepted/In press

    A review of biological fluid power systems and their potential bionic applications

    Liu, C., Wang, Y., Ren, L. & Ren, L., 22 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Bionic Engineering.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Bioinspired fiber-regulated composite with tunable permanent shape and shape memory properties via 3D magnetic printing

    Ren, L., Li, B., Song, Z., Liu, Q., Ren, L. & Zhou, X., 1 May 2019, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 164, p. 458-466 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Towards a 3D passive dynamic walker to study ankle and toe functions during walking motion

    Wang, K., Tobajas, P. T., Liu, J., Geng, T., Qian, Z. & Ren, L., May 2019, In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Accepted/In press

    Biologically Inspired Design and Development of a Variable Stiffness Powered Ankle-foot Prosthesis

    Dobson, A. A., Wei, G. & Ren, L., 13 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    3D printing of structural gradient soft actuators by variation of bioinspired architectures

    Ren, L., Li, B., Song, Z., Liu, Q., Ren, L. & Zhou, X., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Materials Science. 54, 8, p. 6542-6551

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    3D Printing of Bioinspired Structure Materials by Shear Induced Alignment of Fibers Using Doctor Blading Spread Process

    Ren, L., Li, B., Song, Z., Liu, Q., Ren, L. & Zhou, X., 2019, In : International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing-Green Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Biomechanical comparison of screw-based zones of a spatial subchondral support plate for proximal humerus fractures

    Jabran, A., Peach, C., Zou, Z. & Ren, L., 2019, In : Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Proceedings. Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Biomechanical effect of threading on proximal humeral locking screws: a finite element study

    Le, L., Jabran, A., Peach, C. & Ren, L., 2019, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 63, p. 79-87

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Biomimetic Shape-Color Double-Responsive 4D Printing

    Wang, J., Wang, Z., Song, Z., Ren, L., Liu, Q. & Ren, L., 2019, In : Advanced Materials Technologies. p. 1900293

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Non-invasive quantitative assessment of muscle force based on ultrasonic shear wave elastography

    Liu, J., Qian, Z., Wang, K., Wu, J., Jabran, A., Ren, L. & Ren, L., 2019, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 45, 2, p. 440-451 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Parametric design optimisation of proximal humerus plates based on finite element method

    Jabran, A., Peach, C., Zou, Z. & Ren, L., 2019, In : ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. 47, p. 601-614

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    The art of a hydraulic joint in a spider’s leg: modelling, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation, and bio-inspired design

    Liu, C., Chen, S., Sheng, C., Ding, P., Qian, Z. & Ren, L., 2019, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 2018
  16. Published

    Biomechanical analysis of plate systems for proximal humerus fractures: a systematic literature review

    Jabran, A., Peach, C. & Ren, L., Dec 2018, In : BioMedical Engineering OnLine. 17, 1, 47.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    3D printing of materials with spatially non-linearly varying properties

    Ren, L., Song, Z., Liu, H., Han, Q., Zhao, C., Derby, B., Liu, Q. & Ren, L., 15 Oct 2018, In : Materials & Design. 156, p. 470-479

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    A reconfigurable hybrid wheel-track mobile robot based on Watt II six-bar linkage

    Luo, Z., Shang, J., Wei, G. & Ren, L., Oct 2018, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 128, p. 16-32 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Bionic intelligent hydrogel actuators with multimodal deformation and locomotion

    Zhao, Q., Liang, Y., Ren, L., Yu, Z., Zhang, Z. & Ren, L., Sep 2018, In : Nano Energy. 51, p. 621-631

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Biomechanical comparison of screw-based zoning of PHILOS and Fx proximal humerus plates

    Jabran, A., Peach, C., Zou, Z. & Ren, L., 25 Jul 2018, In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 19, 253.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Module-based structure design of wheeled mobile robot

    Luo, Z., Shang, J., Wei, G. & Ren, L., 27 Feb 2018, In : Mechanical Sciences. 9, 1, p. 103-121 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Study on temperature and near-infrared driving characteristics of hydrogel actuator fabricated via molding and 3D printing

    Qian, Z., Liang, Y., Ren, L., Qiu, F., Zhang, Z. & Ren, L., Feb 2018, In : Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials. 78, p. 395-403

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Hybrid blade and locking plate fixation for proximal humerus fractures: a comparative biomechanical analysis

    Jabran, A., Peach, C., Zou, Z. & Ren, L., 25 Jan 2018, In : BioMedical Engineering OnLine. 17, 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    A review on topological architecture and design methods of cable-driven mechanism

    Hong, H., Jabran, A. & Ren, L., 2018, In : Advances in Mechanical Engineering. 10, 5, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    A Sarrus-like overconstrained eight-bar linkage and its associated Fulleroid-like platonic deployable mechanisms

    Xiu, H., Wang, K., Wei, G., Ren, L. & Dai, J. S., 2018, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. p. 095440621881634

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Crease-loops that transform 3D thick rigid Origami/Kirigami

    Wei, G., Ren, L. & Dai, J. S., 2018, Proceeding of 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education, Oxford, UK..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  27. Published

    Design and fabrication of nanofibrillated cellulose-containing bilayer hydrogel actuators with temperature and near infrared laser responses

    Zhao, Q., Liang, Y., Ren, L., Yu, Z., Zhang, Z., Qiu, F. & Ren, L., 2018, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 6, 8, p. 1260-1271 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Dynamic modelling and simulation of a deployable quadrotor

    Xiu, H., Jones, A., Wei, G., Ren, L. & Dai, J. S., 2018, Proceeding of 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robotics, Delft, The Netherlands.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Published

    Structure, mechanical properties and surface morphology of the snapping shrimp claw

    Qian, Z., Yang, M., Zhou, L., Liu, J., Akhtar, R., Liu, C., Liu, Y., Ren, L. & Ren, L., 2018, In : Journal of Materials Science. 53, 15, p. 10666-10678 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. 2017
  31. Published

    How does the canine paw pad attenuate ground impacts? A multi-layer cushion system

    Miao, H., Fu, J., Qian, Z., Ren, L. & Ren, L., 15 Dec 2017, In : Biology Open. 6, 12, p. 1889-1896 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Position Tracking During Human Walking Using an Integrated Wearable Sensing System

    Zizzo, G. & Ren, L., 10 Dec 2017, In : Sensors. 17, 12, 2866.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Simulation analysis of ultrasonic detection for resistance spot welding based on COMSOL Multiphysics

    Liu, J., Xu, G., Ren, L., Qian, Z. & Ren, L., Nov 2017, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 93, 5, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Defect intelligent identification in resistance spot welding ultrasonic detection based on wavelet packet and neural network

    Liu, J., Xu, G., Ren, L., Qian, Z. & Ren, L., Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 90, p. 2581-2588

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Estimating the material properties of heel pad sub-layers using inverse Finite Element Analysis

    Ahanchian, N., Nester, C. J., Howard, D., Ren, L. & Parke, D., Feb 2017, In : Medical engineering & physics. 40, p. 11-19 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Phalangeal joints kinematics during ostrich (Struthio camelus) locomotion.

    Zhang, R., Ji, Q., Luo, G., Xue, S., Ma, S., Li, J. & Ren, L., 12 Jan 2017, In : PeerJ. 5, e2857.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    A novel glenohumeral joint stability index: application to rotator cuff tears

    Zheng, M., Ren, L. & Peach, C., 2017, Proceeding of Annual Meeting of British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Coventry, UK.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  38. Published

    A reconfigurable quadcopter with foldable rotor arms and a deployable carrier

    Xiu, H., Jones, A., Wei, G. & Ren, L., 2017, Proceeding of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Macau SAR, China.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  39. Published

    Finite element models of the human shoulder complex: a review of their clinical implications and modelling techniques

    Zheng, M., Zou, Z., Bartolo, P. JDS., Peach, C. & Ren, L., 2017, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering. 33, e02777.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Hybrid blade and locking plate fixation for proximal humerus fractures: a comparative biomechanical analysis

    Jabran, A., Peach, C., Zou, Z. & Ren, L., 2017, Proceeding of Annual Meeting of British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Coventry, UK.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  41. Published

    Large-scale subject-specific finite element modelling of the human shoulder complex

    Zheng, M., Zou, Z., Akrami, M., Hu, D., Peach, C. & Ren, L., 2017, Proceeding of 26th Congress of International Society of Biomechanics, Brisbane, Australia.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  42. Published

    Predictive simulation of three-dimensional whole-body human walking on level ground

    Hu, D., Zheng, M., Howard, D. & Ren, L., 2017, Proceeding of 26th Congress of International Society of Biomechanics, Brisbane, Australia.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  43. Published

    Subject-Specific Finite Element Modelling of the Human Foot Complex during Walking: Sensitivity Analysis of Material Properties, Boundary and Loading Conditions

    Akrami, M., Qian, Z., Zou, Z., Howard, D., Nester, C. J. & Ren, L., 2017, In : Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology. 17, p. 559-576

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. 2016
  45. Published

    Fluid analysis of vein of beetle hindwing during unfolding action

    Sun, J., Wu, W., Ling, M., Tong, J. & Ren, L., 1 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 101, p. 379-386 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Design and analysis of a bio-inspired module-based robotic arm

    Luo, Z., Shang, J., Wei, G. & Ren, L., 12 Aug 2016, In : Int. Jnl. Mechanical Sciences. 7, 2, p. 155-166 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    A fast inverse dynamics model of walking for use in optimisation studies

    Salehi, H., Ren, L. & Howard, D., 8 Jan 2016, In : Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. 19, p. 1201-1209

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    A methodology for biomechanical assessment of proximal humerus fractures using an integrated experimental and computational framework

    Jabran, A., Ren, L., Peach, C. & Zou, Z., 1 Jan 2016, In : Procedia CIRP. 49, p. 139-142 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

  49. Published

    A comparative study of artificial muscles used in robotics

    Liang, W., Qian, Z., Ren, L. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering, Ningbo, China.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. Published

    A large-scale subject-specific finite element model of human shoulder complex

    Zheng, M., Zou, Z., Da Silva Bartolo, P. J., Peach, C. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 13th International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Seoul, Korea.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  51. Published

    Biomechanical evaluation of proximal humerus fractures treated with locking plates

    Jabran, A., Peach, C. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 17th EFORT Annual Congress, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Published

    Development of a bipedal walking robot inspired from human musculoskeletal biomechanics

    Wang, K. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering, Ningbo, China.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    Dynamic regulation of the critical biomechanical points during human level walking

    Luo, Z., Hu, D. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering, Ningbo, China.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. Published

    Foot position tracking during human motions using an integrated sensing system

    Zizzo, G. & Ren, L., 2016, Proceeding of 5th International Conference of Bionic Engineering, Ningbo, China.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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