Journal Articles


Javier M. Morales Ferrer, Ramón E. Sánchez, Sophie Caplan, Wim M. van Rees and J. William Boley. "Multiscale Heterogeneous Polymer Composites for High Stiffness 4D Printed Electrically Controllable Multifunctional Structures." Advanced Materials, 2307858, Dec 2023. (PDF)


Xing Ye, Zhaoyi Zheng, Jöerg G. Werner and J. William Boley. "Mechanically Rupturing Liquid Metal Oxide Induces Electrochemical Energy." Advanced Functional Materials, 2309177, Oct 2023. (PDF)

Ramón E. Sánchez Cruz, Stephanie F. Zopf, and J. William Boley. "A 3D printed liquid metal emulsion for low stress activated stretchable electronics.Journal of Composite Materials, Vol 57, Iss. 4, pp. 829-839, Jan 2023. (PDF)

Arda Kotikian, Javier M. Morales, Aric Lu, Jochen Mueller, Zoey S. Davidson, J. William Boley, and Jennifer A. Lewis. "Innervated, Self‐Sensing Liquid Crystal Elastomer Actuators with Closed Loop Control.Advanced Materials, Vol 33, Iss. 27, pp. 2101814, May 2021. (PDF)

J. William Boley, Wim M. van Rees, Charles Lissandrello, Mark N. Horenstein, Ryan L. Truby, Arda Kotikian, Jennifer A. Lewis, and L. Mahadevan. "Shape-shifting structured lattices via multimaterial 4D printing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences", PNAS. Vol 116, Iss. 42, pp. 20856-20862, October 2019. (PDF)

Shanliangzi Liu, Michelle C. Yuen, Edward L. White, J. William Boley, Biwei Deng, Gary J. Cheng, Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, “Laser Sintering of Liquid Metal Nanoparticles for Scalable Manufacturing of Soft and Flexible Electronics,ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Vol. 10, Iss. 33, pp. 28232-28241, Jul 2018. (PDF)

Arda Kotikian, Ryan L. Truby, J. William Boley, Jennifer A. Lewis, “3D Printing of Liquid Crystal Elastomeric Actuators with Spatially Programmed Nematic Order,” Advanced Materials. Vol. 30, Iss. 10, 1706164, Mar 2018. (PDF)

Alexander D. Valentine, Travis A. Busbee, J. William Boley, Jordan R. Raney, Alex Chortos, Arda Kotikian, John D. Berrigan, Michael F. Durstock, Jennifer A. Lewis, “Hybrid 3D Printing of Soft Electronics,” Advanced Materials. Vol. 29, Iss. 40, 1703817, Sept 2017. (PDF)

Trevor R. Lear, Seok-Hee Hyun, J. William Boley, Edward L. White, David H. Thompson, Rebecca K. Kramer, “Liquid metal particle popping: Macroscale to nanoscale,” Extreme Mechanics Letters. Vol. 13, pp. 126-134, May 2017. (PDF)

J. William Boley, Kundan Chaudhary, Thomas J. Ober, Mohammadreza Khorasaninejad, Wei Ting Chen, Erik Hanson, Ashish Kulkarni, Jaewon Oh, Jinwoo Kim, Larry K. Aagesen, Alexander Y. Zhu, Federico Capasso, Katsuyo Thornton, Paul V. Braun, Jennifer A. Lewis, “High–Operating Temperature Direct Ink Writing of Mesoscale Eutectic Architectures,” Advanced Materials. Vol. 29, Iss. 7, 1604778, Feb 2017. (PDF)

J. William Boley, Seok–Hee Hyun, Edward L. White, David H. Thompson, and Rebecca K. Kramer, “Hybrid Self–Assembly during Evaporation Enables Drop–on–Demand Thin Film Devices,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Vol. 8, Iss. 50, pp. 34171-34932, Dec 2016. (PDF)

Bumsoo Han, Gyu Young Yun, J. William Boley, Samuel Haidong Kim, Jun Young Hwang, George T.-C. Chiu, and Kinam Park, “Dropwise gelation–dehydration kinetics during drop–on–demand printing of hydrogel–based materials,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 97, pp. 15-25, Jun 2016. (PDF)

J. William Boley, Edward L. White, and Rebecca K. Kramer, “Mechanically Sintered Gallium–Indium Nanoparticles,” Advanced Materials. Vol. 27, Iss. 14, pp. 2355-2360, Feb 2015. (PDF)

J. William Boley, Edward L. White, George T.-C. Chiu, and Rebecca K. Kramer, “Direct Writing of Gallium–Indium Alloy for Stretchable Electronics,” Advanced Functional Materials. Vol. 24, Iss. 23, pp. 3501-3507, Jun 2014. (PDF)

Rebecca K. Kramer, J. William Boley, Howard A. Stone, James C. Weaver, and Robert J. Wood, “Effect of Microtextured Surface Topography on the Wetting Behavior of Eutectic Gallium-Indium Alloys,Langmuir. Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pp. 533-539, Jan 2014. (PDF)

Avijit Adak, J. William Boley, David Lyvers, George T.–C. Chiu, Phillip Low, Ronald G. Reifenberger, and Alexander Wei. “Label-Free Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Captured on Immutable Ligand Arrays,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Vol. 5, Iss. 13, pp. 6404-6411, Jul 2013. (PDF)

Vijay Kumar, Yushi Yang, J. William Boley, George T.-C. Chiu, and Jeffrey F. Rhoads, “Modeling, Analysis, and Experimental Validation of a Bifurcation-Based Microsensor,” The Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. Vol. 21, Iss. 3, pp. 549-558, Jun 2012. (PDF)

V. Kumar, J. W. Boley, Y. Yang, H. Ekowaluyo, J. K. Miller, G. T.-C. Chiu, and J. F. Rhoads, “Bifurcation–based mass sensing using piezoelectrically–actuated microcantilevers,” Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 98, Iss. 15, pp. 153510-153512, April 2011. (PDF)

T. Bhuvana, W. Boley, B. Radha, B. Hines, G. Chiu, D. Bergstrom, R. Reifenberger, T.S. Fisher, and G.U. Kulkarni, “Inkjet Printing of Palladium Alkanethiolates for Facile Fabrication of Metal Interconnects and SERS Substrates,” Micro & Nano Letters, Vol. 5, Iss. 5, pp. 296-299, October 2010. (PDF)


Conference Proceedings


N. Bajaj, J. W. Boley, A. Fulton, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Syringe Position Control for Back Pressure. Modulated Drop Volume in Functional Inkjet Printing,” in the Proceedings of the 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 22-24, 2014.

A. Fulton, J. W. Boley, N. Bajaj, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Drop Volume Modulation via Applied Backpressure in Inkjet Systems,” in the Proceedings of the DF/NIP30 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 7-11, 2014.

J. W. Boley, C. Shou, P. McCarthy, T. Fisher, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “The Role of Coalescence in Inkjet Printing Functional Films: An Experimental Study,” in the Proceedings of the DF/NIP29 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Seattle, Washington, September 29-October 3, 2013.

J. W. Boley, C. Shou, P. McCarthy, T. Fisher, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Effect of Print Masks on the Functional Performance of Inkjet Printed Pd Hexadecanethiolate in Toluene,” in the Proceedings of the DF/NIP29 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Seattle, Washington, September 29-October 3, 2013.

J. W. Boley, C. Shou, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Performance of Print Masks Using Image Quality Measurements,” in the Proceedings of the NIP28 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Quebec City, Canada, September 9-13, 2012.

J. W. Boley, R. A. Sayer, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Stochastic Modeling of Drop Coalescence on Non-Porous Substrates for Inkjet Applications,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia, October 31-November 2, 2011.

J. W. Boley, J. P. Allebach, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Direct Binary Search for Print Mask Design,” in the Proceedings of the NIP27 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2-6, 2011.

J. W. Boley, K. Ariyur, G.T.-C. Chiu, “Coalescence Constraints for Inkjet Print Mask Optimization,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 1-6, Montreal, Canada, July 6-9, 2010.

J. W. Boley, and G. T.-C. Chiu, “Print Mask Design for Maximum Throughput Subject to Print Quality Constraints,” in the Proceedings of the NIP26 the International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, pp. 646-651, Austin, Texas, September 19-23, 2010.

V. Kumar, J. W. Boley, H. Ekowaluyo, J. K. Miller, G. C. Marvin, G. T.-C. Chiu, J. F. Rhoads, “Linear and nonlinear mass sensing using piezoelectrically-actuated microcantilevers,” Society for Experimental Mechanics-SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics 2010, pp. 571- 579, Indianapolis, Indiana, Canada, June 7-10, 2010.

W. Boley, T. Bhuvana, B. Hines, R.A. Sayer, G. Chiu, T.S. Fisher, D. Bergstrom, R. Reifenberger, and G.U. Kulkarni, “Inkjet Printing Involving Palladium Alkanethiolates and Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with Single-Strand DNA,” in the Proceedings of the DF2009: Digital Fabrication Processes Conference, pp. 824-827, Louisville, Kentucky, September 20-24, 2009.

Pending Patents

Methods of forming particulate films and films and devices made therefrom,”, J. William Boley, Rebecca Kramer Bottiglio, Priority date: Feb 12, 2016, Filing date: Feb 10, 2017, Publication date: Aug 17, 2017, Application number: US 15/429,238.


Awarded Patents

Method of producing conductive patterns of nanoparticles and devices made thereof,”, Rebecca Kramer Bottiglio, J. William Boley, Edward L. White, US 9,841,327 B2, issued 12/12/2017.


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