Yifei Jin

Yifei Jin

Assistant Professor

Prospective graduate students

We have one Ph.D. position available starting spring 2023 or fall 2023. We are looking for highly motivated students with a background in mechanical engineering, materials science, biomedical engineering or any related area. Interested students are encouraged to send your CV to Dr. Jin (yifeij@unr.edu).

Master's degree students and undergraduates are encouraged to contact Dr. Jin for part-time research opportunities.

Visiting scholars are welcome to contact Dr. Jin.

Learn more about our graduate programs 

Research interests

  • 3D bioprinting
  • Development of new additive manufacturing techniques
  • Yield-stress fluid and rheology
  • Metal 3D printing
  • Polymer processing

Selected publications

  1. Shi, W., Li, H., Mitchell, K., Zhu, T., Jin, Y., and Zhao, D., 2022, “Development of Biodegradable Cerebral Stents with Enhanced Bending Performance,” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, in press.
  2. Hua, W., Mitchell, K., Kariyawasam, L.S., Do, C., Chen, J., Raymond, L., Valentin, N., Coulter, R., Yang, Y., and Jin, Y., 2022, “Three-Dimensional Printing in Stimuli-Responsive Yield-Stress Fluid with an Interactive Dual Microstructure,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 14, pp. 39420-39431.
  3. Hua, W., Mitchell, K., Raymond, L., Valentin, N., Coulter, R., and Jin, Y., 2022, “Embedded 3D Printing of PDMS-Based Microfluidic Chips for Biomedical Applications,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 145, p. 011002.
  4. Mitchell, K., Raymond, L., and Jin, Y., 2022, “Material Extrusion Advanced Manufacturing of Helical Artificial Muscles from Shape Memory Polymer,” Machines, Vol. 10, p. 497. (Highlighted as cover page of Machines)
  5. Hua, W., Shi, W., Mitchell, K., Raymond, L., Coulter, R., Zhao, D., and Jin, Y., 2022, “3D Printing of Biodegradable Polymer Vascular Stents: A Review,” Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering: Additive Manufacturing Frontiers, p. 100020.
  6. Liu, Y., Zhu, T., Bi, J., Hua, W., Yu, T., Jin, Y., and Zhao, D., 2022, “Effects of Process Conditions on Tensile Strength and Crystallinity of Polymeric Parts Fabricated Using Ultrasonic Vibration-Assisted Injection Molding,” Vol. 62, pp. 2119-2130.
  7. Hua, W., Mitchell, K., Raymond, L., Godina, B., Zhao, D., Zhou, W., and Jin, Y., 2021, “Fluid Bath-Assisted 3D Printing for Biomedical Applications: From Pre- to Postprinting Stages”, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, Vol. 7, pp. 4736-4756.
  8. Shi, W., Li, H., Mitchell, K., Zhang, C., Zhu, T., Jin, Y., and Zhao, D., 2021, “A Multi-Dimensional Non-Uniform Corrosion Model for Bioabsorbable Metallic Vascular Stents”, Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 131, pp. 572-580.
  9. Sakhakarmy, M., Tian, S., Raymond, L., Xiong, G., Chen, Y., and Jin, Y., 2021, “Printability Study of Self-Supporting Graphene Oxide-Laponite Nanocomposites for 3D Printing Applications,” The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 114, pp. 343-355.
  10. Chai, G., Zhang, D., Hua, W., Chen, M., Yin, J., Jin, Y., and Chen, M., 2021, “Theoretical Model of Pediatric Orbital Trapdoor Fractures and Provisional Personalized 3D Printing-Assisted Surgical Solution,” Bioactive Materials, Vol. 6, pp. 559-567.