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Journal Articles

  1. Xin Yong, Emily J Crabb,# Nicholas M. Moellers,# and Anna C. Balazs, "Self-healing Vesicles Deposit Lipid-coated Janus Particles into Nanoscopic Trenches", Langmuir 29, 16066-16074, 2013
  2. Xin Yong, Olga Kuksenok, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, and Anna C. Balazs, "Harnessing Interfacially-Active Nanorods to Regenerate Severed Polymer Gels", Nano Letters 13, 6269-6274, 2013
  3. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Toward Generating Low-Friction Nanoengineered Surfaces with Liquid-Vapor Interfaces", Langmuir 29, 12623-12627, 2013
  4. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Thermostats and thermostat strategies for molecular dynamics simulations of nanofluidics", Journal of Chemical Physics 138, 084503, 2013
  5. Isaac Salib,* Xin Yong,* Emily J Crabb,# Nicholas M. Moellers,# Gerald T. McFarlin IV, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Harnessing Fluid-Driven Vesicles to Pick Up and Drop Off Janus Particles", ACS Nano 7, 1224-1238, 2013 (* equal contribution) Highlighted: Nature Nanotechnology 8, 157, 2013
  6. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Slip in nanoscale shear flow: mechanisms of interfacial friction", Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 14, 299-308, 2013
  7. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Nanoscale simple fluid behavior under steady shear", Physical Review E 85, 051202, 2012
  8. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Examining different NEMD methods in simulating nanoscale fluid at high shear rates", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems 224, 19-29, 2010 (Invited Article)
  9. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Investigating liquid-solid interfacial phenomena in a Couette flow at nanoscale", Physical Review E 82, 056313, 2010
  10. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Nanoscale Wetting on Groove-Patterned Surfaces", Langmuir 25, 5045-5053, 2009

Presentations (bold indicates presenter)

  1. Xin Yong, Emily J Crabb,# Nicholas M. Moellers,# Isaac Salib, Gerald T. McFarlin IV, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Transporting Janus Nanoparticles Using Self-Healing Vesicles", APS DFD 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, 11/2013
  2. Gerald T. McFarlin IV,# Xin Yong, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Using Thermo-Responsive, Fiber-filled Gels to Control Droplet Motion", APS DFD 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, 11/2013 (Poster)
  3. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Toward Generating Low-Friction Nanoengineered Surfaces with Liquid-Vapor Interfaces", APS DFD 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, 11/2013 (Poster)
  4. Xin Yong, "Modeling Adaptive Materials and Nanoengineered Surfaces for Energy Applications", 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 11/2013 (Faculty Candidate Poster)
  5. Xin Yong, Gerald T. McFarlin IV,# Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Manipulating the Motion of Droplets On Stimuli-Responsive, Fiber-Filled Gels", 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 11/2013 (Poster)
  6. Xin Yong, Isaac Salib, Emily J Crabb,# Nicholas M. Moellers,# Gerald T. McFarlin IV, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Harnessing Fluid-Driven Vesicles to Pick Up and Drop Off Janus Particles", APS March Meeting 2013, Baltimore, MD, 03/2013
  7. Xin Yong, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs, "Designing Reconfigurable Stimuli-Responsive Gel/Nanofibers Composites", APS March Meeting 2013, Baltimore, MD, 03/2013 (Poster)
  8. Emily J Crabb,# Nicholas M. Moellers,# Xin Yong, Isaac Salib, and Anna C. Balazs, "Using Lipid Vesicles to Achieve Selective Removal or Deposition of Janus Particles on Rough Surfaces", APS March Meeting 2013, Baltimore, MD, 03/2013 (Poster)
  9. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Slip in nanoscale shear flow: mechanisms of interfacial friction", APS DFD 2011, Baltimore, MD, 11/2011
  10. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Discussing Models of Walls and Thermostats for Shear Flow Simulations in Nanoscale Environments", USNCCM 11, Minneapolis, MN, 07/2011
  11. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Molecular dynamics simulation of non-Newtonian phenomena and shear-induced structural changes in atomic fluids", APS DFD 2010, Long Beach, CA, 11/2010
  12. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Boundary Condition and Shear-induced Structure Change of Dense Fluid in Simple Nanoscale Shear Flows", ASME 2010 IMECE, Vancouver, BC, 11/2010 (Oral and Poster)
  13. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Understanding the nanoscale liquid-solid interfacial phenomena in a Couette flow", APS DFD 2009, Minneapolis, MN, 11/2009
  14. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Understanding the nanoscale liquid-solid interfacial phenomena in a Couette flow", GRF of MANE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 10/2009
  15. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Contact angle of nanoscale droplet on anisotropic textured surfaces", USNCCM 10, Columbus, OH, 07/2009
  16. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Molecular dynamics simulation of droplet on nano-grooved surfaces", GRF of MANE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 02/2009
  17. Xin Yong and Lucy T. Zhang, "Nanoscale droplet wetting on nano-patterned surfaces", ASME 2008 IMECE, Columbus, Boston, MA, 10/2008 (Poster)