Publications

Journal Articles

  • Xu, C. and Zhao, L. (2022) Investigation on the Characteristics of a Novel Internal Resonance Galloping Oscillator for Concurrent Aeroelastic and Base Vibratory Energy Harvesting, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 173, 109022. doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2022.109022.

  • Hu, G., Lan, C., Tang, L., Liang, J. and Zhao, L. (2022) Theoretical study of a two-degree-of-freedom piezoelectric energy harvester under concurrent aeroelastic and base excitation, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, online first, doi: 10.1177/1045389X211072520.

  • Wang, J. and Zhao, L. (2021) Toward Nonlinear Galloping Energy Harvesting Interfaced with Different Power Extraction Circuits, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, online first, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2021.3121881.

  • Wang, J., Yurchenko, D., Hu, G., Zhao, L., Tang, L., Yang, Y. (2021) Perspectives in flow-induced vibration energy harvesting, Applied Physics Letters, 119, 100502. doi: 10.1063/5.0063488.

  • Chen, S., Eager, D. and Zhao, L. (2021) Enhanced frequency synchronization for concurrent aeroelastic and base vibratory energy harvesting using a softening nonlinear galloping energy harvester, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, online first. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X211026381.

  • Hu, G., Wang, J., Tang, L. and Zhao, L. (2021) An Experimental Study of a Two-Degree-of-Freedom Galloping Energy Harvester, International Journal of Energy Research, 45(2), 3365-3374. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/er.5878.

  • Chaoyang Zhao, Yaowen Yang, Deepesh Upadrashta and Liya Zhao (2021) Design, modeling and experimental validation of a low-frequency cantilever triboelectric energy harvester, Energy, 214, 118885. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2020.118885.

  • Ren, F., Ji, J., Luo, G., Zhao, S., Zhao, L., Shi, G., Wu, X., and Wang, N. (2021). Investigation of Dynamic Load Sharing Behavior for Herringbone Planetary Gears considering Multicoupling Manufacturing Errors. Shock and Vibration, 2021, 5511817. doi: 10.1155/2021/5511817.

  • Zhang, R., Zhao, L., Qiu, X., Zhang, H. and Wang, X. (2020) The comprehensive comparison of the vehicle vibration energy harvesting abilities of the regenerative shock absorbers predicted by the quarter, half and full vehicle suspension system models, Applied Energy, 272, 115180. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115180.

  • Wang. J., Geng, L., Yang, K., Zhao, L., Wang, F. and Yurchenko, D. (2020) Dynamics of the double-beam piezo-magneto-elastic nonlinear wind energy harvester exhibiting galloping-based vibration, Nonlinear Dynamics, 100:1963–1983. doi: 10.1007/s11071-020-05633-3.

  • Zhao, L. (2020) Synchronization extension using a bistable galloping oscillator for enhanced power generation from concurrent wind and base vibration, Applied Physics Letter, 116, 053904. doi: 10.1063/1.5134948.

  • Wang, J., Tang, L., Zhao, L., Hu, G., Song, R. and Xu, K. (2020) Equivalent Circuit Representation and Analysis of Vortex induced vibration-Based Wind Energy Harvesting, International Journal of Energy Research, 44, 4516-4528. doi: 10.1002/er.5228. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]

  • Tan, Q., Fan, K., Tao, K., Zhao, L., Qu, H. and Cai, M. (2020) A two-degree-of-freedom string-driven rotor for ultra-low frequency and broadband energy harvesting, Energy, 196, 117107. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2020.117107

  • Wang, J., Su, Z., Li, G., Hu, G., Zhao, W., Tang, L. and Zhao, L. (2019) A cross-coupled dual-beam for multi-directional energy harvesting from vortex induced vibrations, Smart Materials and Structures, 28 12LT02. doi: 10.1088/1361-665X/ab5249.

  • Wang, H., Zhao, L., and Tang, L. (2019) Effects of Electrical and Electromechanical Parameters on Performance of Galloping-based Wind Energy Harvester with Piezoelectric and Electromagnetic Transductions, Vibration, 2(2), 222-239. doi: 10.3390/vibration2020014.

  • Wang, J., Tang, L., Zhao., L., and Zhang, Z. (2019) Efficiency investigation on energy harvesting from airflows in HVAC system based on galloping of isosceles triangle sectioned bluff bodies, Energy, 172, 1066-1078. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2019.02.002. [ESI Highly Cited Paper]

  • Li, F., Yang, Y., Chi, Z., Zhao, L., Yang, Y., and Luo, J. (2018) Trinity: Enabling Self-Sustaining WSNs Indoors with Energy-Free Sensing and Networking, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, 17(2):1-27. doi: 10.1145/3173039.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2018) An impact-based broadband aeroelastic energy harvester for concurrent wind and base vibration energy harvesting, Applied Energy, 212, 233–243. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.12.042.  [ESI Highly Cited Paper]

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L., Liang, J. and Yang, Y. (2017) Synergy of Wind Energy Harvesting and Synchronized Switch Harvesting Interface Circuit, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 22(2), 1093-1103. doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2016.2630732.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2017) Comparison of four electrical interfacing circuits in wind energy harvesting, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 261, 117–129. doi: 10.1016/j.sna.2017.04.035.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2017) On the modeling methods of small-scale piezoelectric wind energy harvesting, Smart Structures and Systems, 19(1), 67-90. doi: 10.12989/sss.2017.19.1.067.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2017) Toward small-scale wind energy harvesting: design, enhancement, performance comparison and applicability, Shock and Vibration, 2017, 3585972. doi: 10.1155/2017/3585972.

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L. and Yang, Y. (2016). Synchronized charge extraction in galloping piezoelectric energy harvesting. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27(4), 453-468. doi: 10.1177/1045389X15571384.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2015) Analytical solutions for galloping-based piezoelectric energy harvesters with various interfacing circuits, Smart Materials and Structures, 24(7), 075023. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/24/7/075023. [Featured Article of SMS]; [Included in the Smart Materials and Structures ‘Highlights of 2015’ collection]

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2015). Enhanced aeroelastic energy harvesting with a beam stiffener. Smart Materials and Structures, 24(3), 032001. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/24/3/032001. [Featured Article of SMS]

  • Tang, L., Zhao, L., Yang, Y. and Lefeuvre, E. (2015). Equivalent circuit representation and analysis of galloping-based wind energy harvesting, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 20(2), 834-844. doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2014.2308182.

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L. and Yang, Y. (2014). Enhanced piezoelectric galloping energy harvesting using 2 degree-of-freedom cut-out cantilever with magnetic interaction. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 53(6), 060302. doi: 10.7567/JJAP.53.060302.

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L. and Yang, Y. (2013). Comparison of modeling methods and parametric study for a piezoelectric wind energy harvester. Smart Materials and Structures, 22(12), 125003. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/12/125003. [In the list of Most Cited Articles in 2013 of SMS]

  • Yang, Y., Zhao, L. and Tang, L. (2013). Comparative study of tip cross-sections for efficient galloping energy harvesting. Applied Physics Letters, 102(6), 064105. doi: 10.1063/1.4792737.

Conference Papers

  • Xu, C. and Zhao, L. (2022), Internal resonance in galloping, VIV and flutter for concurrent wind and base vibration energy harvesting, Proc. SPIE, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XVI, 120430P.

  • Singh, M. and Zhao, L. (2022), Inerter-enhanced piezoelectric energy harvesting and vibration suppression, Proc. SPIE, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XVI, 120430U.

  • Xu, C. and Zhao, L. (2021), A 2DOF galloping oscillator with internal resonance for broadband concurrent wind and base vibration energy harvesting, Proc. SPIE 11588, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XV, 1158815.

  • Zhao, L. (2020), A bistable galloping energy harvester for enhanced concurrent wind and base vibration energy harvesting, In: Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XII, pp. 113763.

  • Zhao, L. (2019) Analytical Solutions for a Broadband Concurrent Aeroelastic and Base Vibratory Energy Harvester, In: Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 109671E.

  • Zhao, L. (2019) Enhanced Concurrent Wind and Base Vibration Energy Harvesting with a Broadband Bistable Aeroelastic Energy Harvester, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 531, 012081.

  • Zhao, L. (2018) Performance Enhancement of an Aeroelastic Energy Harvester for Efficient Power Harvesting from Concurrent Wind Flows and Base Vibrations, In: Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2018), pp. 780-785.

  • Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2017) Modeling and experiment of a broadband piecewise linear energy harvester for concurrent base vibration and wind energy harvesting, In: Proceedings of the 2017 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM17), session T5C, paper ID SS1306_3780.

  • Zhao L., Liang J., Tang L., Yang Y. and Liu H. (2015) Enhancement of Galloping-based Wind Energy Harvesting by Synchronized Switching Interface Circuits, In: Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 9431: 94310E.

  • Zhao, L., Chong, J., Ng, T. L. J. and Yang, Y. (2014) Enhancement of Aeroelastic Energy Harvesting from Galloping, Vortex-induced Vibrations and Flutter with a Beam Stiffener. In: Proceedings of 25nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST 2014), paper ID009.

  • Avvari, P.V., Yang, Y., Soh C.K. and Zhao, L. (2014) Bandwidth enhancement of a piezoelectric energy harvester using parametrically induced vibrations. In: Proceedings of 25nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST 2014), paper ID012.

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L., Wu, H. and Yang, Y. (2014). Synchronized charge extraction for aeroelastic energy harvesting. In: Proceedings of SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 9057: 90570N.

  • Xiang, T., Chi, Z., Li, F., Luo, J., Tang, L., Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2013). Powering indoor sensing with airflows: a trinity of energy harvesting, synchronous duty-cycling, and sensing. In: Proceedings of 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, 16.

  • Zhao, L., Tang, L. and Yang, Y. (2012). Small wind energy harvesting from galloping using piezoelectric materials. In: Proceedings of ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 919-927.

  • Tang, L., Yang, Y. and Zhao, L. (2012). Magnetic Coupled Cantilever Piezoelectric Energy Harvester. In: Proceedings of ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 811-818.

Posters & Others

  • Xu C; Zhao L, 2021, 'Parametric Study of a 2dof Concurrent Galloping and Base Vibration Energy Harvester With Internal Resonance', presented at ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems, 14 September 2021 - 15 September 2021

  • Xu C; Zhao L, 2021, 'Concurrent Wind and Base Vibration Energy Harvester with Internal Resonance', presented at The 3rd International Conference on Vibration and Energy Harvesting Applications (VEH 2021), Xi'an, China, 09 July 2021 - 12 July 2021

  • Wang, J., Zhao, L., and Tang, L. (2018) A galloping-based piezoelectric energy harvester. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2018), Poster.

  • Li, F., Xiang, T., Chi, Z., Luo, J., Tang, L., Zhao, L. and Yang, Y. (2013) Demo Abstract: Powering Indoor Sensing with Airflows–A Trinity of Energy Harvesting, Synchronous Duty-Cycling, and Sensing.  11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, 73.