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Elastic cavitation, tube hollowing, and differential growth in plants and biological tissues, with A. Goriely and D. E. Moulton, Europhysics Letters (accepted for publication).

On the mechanical stability of growing arteries, with A. Goriely, IM A Journal of Applied Mathematics (accepted for publication).

Differential growth and residual stress in cylindrical elastic structures, with A. Goriely, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A (2009) 367, 3607-3630.

Tissue tension and axial differential growth of cylindrical structures in plants and elastic tissues, with A. Goriely, Europhysics Letters (2008) 84, 58004.

Nonlinear Euler buckling, with A. Goriely, M. Destrade. Proceedings of the Royal Sociaty A (2008) 464, 3003-3019.

Morpho-elastodynamics: the long-time dynamics of elastic growth, with A. Goriely, Journal of Biological Dynamics, (2008) 3, 180-195.

Elastic growth models, with A. Goriely, M. Robertson-Tessi, M. Tabor. In R. Mondaini and P. M. Pardalos, editors, Mathematical Modeling of Biosystems, volume 12 of Applied Optimization. Springer, 2008.

Pattern formation in small arrays of locally coupled oscillators, with V. Gardner, J. Lepak, M. O'Malley, J. Paullet, J. Previte, B. Reid, K. Vizzard, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, (2005) 15, 2283-2293.