Chockalingam, S., Roth, C., Henzel, T., and Cohen, T., 2021. Probing local nonlinear viscoelastic properties in soft materials. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 146, p.104172.


von Streng, V., Abi-Akl, R., Giovanardi, B., and Cohen, T., 2021. Morphogenesis and proportionate growth: A finite element investigation of surface growth with coupled diffusion. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 146, 104211


Kothari, M., Lemon, Z.S., Roth, C. and Cohen, T., 2020. Controlled Propagation and Jamming of a Delamination Front. Soft Matter, 16, 9838-9843.

Kim, J.Y., Liu, Z., Weon, B.M., Cohen, T., Hui, C.Y., Dufresne, E.R. and Style, R.W., 2020. Extreme cavity expansion in soft solids: Damage without fracture. Science advances, 6(13), p.eaaz0418.​

Kothari, M. and Cohen, T., 2020. Effect of Elasticity on Phase Separation in Heterogeneous Systems. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 145, 1041














Burcat, S., Yue, B., Slocum, A. and Cohen, T., 2020. Investigation of abrasive saw kickback. International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics.

Mijailovic, A.S., Galarza, S., Raayai-Ardakani, S., Birch, N.P., Schiffman, J.D., Crosby, A.J., Cohen, T., Peyton, S.R. and Van Vliet, K.J., 2020. Localized characterization of brain tissue mechanical properties by needle induced cavitation rheology and volume controlled cavity expansion. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, p.104168.

Abi-Akl, R., and Cohen, T., 2020. Surface growth on a deformable spherical substrate. Mechanics Research Communications, 103, 103457.


Chockalingam, S., and Cohen, T., 2020. Shear shock evolution in incompressible soft solids. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 134, 103746.


Cohen, T., 2019. Dynamic enlargement of a hole in a sheet: crater formation and propagation of cylindrical shock waves. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 133, 103743.


Raayai-Ardakani, S. and Cohen, T., 2019. Capturing Strain Stiffening Using Volume Controlled Cavity Expansion. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 31, 100536.

Raayai-Ardakani, S., Earl, D.R. and Cohen, T., 2019. The intimate relationship between cavitation and fracture. Soft matter.

Abi-Akl, R., Ledieu, E., Enke, T.N., Cordero, O.X. and Cohen, T., 2019. Physics-based prediction of biopolymer degradation. Soft matter, 15(20), pp.4098-4108.


Raayai-Ardakani, S., Chen, Z., Earl, D.R. and Cohen, T., 2019. Volume-controlled cavity expansion for probing of local elastic properties in soft materials. Soft Matter, 15(3), pp.381-392.

Abi-Akl, R., Abeyaratne, R. and Cohen, T., 2019. Kinetics of surface growth with coupled diffusion and the emergence of a universal growth path. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 475(2221), p.20180465.


Cohen, T., Chan, C.U. and Mahadevan, L., 2018. Competing failure modes in finite adhesive pads. Soft Matter, 14(10), pp.1771-1779


Cohen, T., Kurzeja, P. and Bertoldi, K., 2017. Architected squirt-flow materials

for energy dissipation. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 109,




Lin, S.†, Cohen, T.†, Zhang, T.†, Yuk, H., Abeyaratne, R. and Zhao, X., 2016. 

Fringe Instability in Constrained Soft Elastic Layers. Soft Matter, 12(43),

pp.8899-8906 (†Equal contributors).


Tomassetti,  G.,  Cohen,  T. and Abeyaratne, R., 2016.  Steady Accretion of an

Elastic Body on a Hard Spherical Surface and the Notion of a Four-Dimensional

Reference Space. J. Mech. Phys. Solids. 96, 333-352.



Cohen, T., and Molinari, A., 2015, Dynamic Cavitation and Relaxation in

Incompressible Nonlinear Viscoelastic Solids. Int. J. Solids Struct., 69-70, 544 - 552.


Cohen, T., and Durban, D., 2015, Steady Shock Waves in Porous Plastic Solids. Int. J. Solids Struct., 71, 70-78.


Durban, D., Cohen, T. and Dafalias, Y., 2015, Solid Flow Fields and Growth of Soft Solid Mass, Procedia IUTAM, Symposium on Mechanics of Soft Active Materials, 12, 31-41.


Cohen, T., Durban, D., and Dafalias, Y., 2014, Dampening Effects on the Polymerization Rate of Actin Gel Surface Growth. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 1, 114-119.


Rodriguez-Martinez, J.A., Cohen, T., and Zaera, R., 2014, Approaching Steady Cavitation:  The Time Scale in Hypervelocity Cavity Expansion in Work Hardening and Transformation Hardening Solids. Int. J. Impact. Engng., 73, 43-55.


Cohen, T., and Abeyaratne, R., 2014, Linearized Theory of Traffic Flow, arXiv:1412.7371.


Cohen, T., and Durban, D., 2014, Longitudinal Shock Waves in Solids: The Piston Shock Analogue. Proc. R. Soc. A, 470: 20130061.


Cohen, T., and Givli, S., 2014, Dynamics of a Discrete Chain with Bi-stable Elements: A Biomimetic Shock Absorbing Mechanism. J. Mech. Phys. Solids. 64, 426-439.


Cohen, T., and Durban, D., 2013, Fundamental Solutions of Cavitation in Porous Solids - A Comparative Study. Acta Mech. 224, 1695-1707.


Cohen,T., and Durban, D., 2013, Hypervelocity Cavity Expansion in Porous Elastoplastic Solids, J. Appl. Mech., 82, 011017.


Cohen, T., and Durban, D., 2013, Plastic Instabilities in Porous Cylinders Under Triaxial Conditions, Eur. J. Mech. A/Solids, 37, 193-199.


Durban, D., Cohen, T., Hollander, Y., 2010, Plastic Response of Porous Solids with  Pressure Sensitive Matrix.  Mech.  Re.  Commun., 37, 636-641.


Masri, R., Cohen, T., and Durban, T., 2010, Enlargement of a Circular Hole in a Thin Plastic Sheet: Taylor-Bethe Controversy in Retrospect, Quart. J. Mech. Appl. Math., 63, 589-616.


Cohen, T., Masri, R., and Durban, D., 2010, Ballistic Limit Predictions with Quasi-Static Cavitation Fields, Int.  J. Prot.  Struct., 1, 235-255.


Cohen, T., Masri, R., and Durban, D., 2010, Shock Waves in Dynamic Cavity Expansion, J. Appl. Mech., 77, 041009.


Cohen, T. and Durban, D., 2010, Cavitation in Elastic and Hyperelastic Sheets, Int. J. Eng. Sci., 48, 52-56.



Cohen, T., Masri, R., and Durban, D., 2009, Analysis of Circular Hole Expansion with Generalized Yield Criteria, Int. J. Solids Struct., 46, 3643-3650.

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