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Ling Liu

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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Mechanics and Materials, Columbia University, 2010
Nanofluidics: Fundamentals and Applications in Energy
MS, Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, 2006
Analysis and Concurrent Optimization of Ultra-light Materials and Structures
BS, Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, 2003

Expertise

Dr. Ling Liu's research interests include high-performance multi-scale computation with applications to biological macromolecules, nanomaterials, composites, and energetic materials. This includes simulation and design of advanced materials for energy and environmental applications, modeling of nano/bio-materials for novel thermal applications, as well as fatigue and crack simulation of advanced nanomaterials, engineering composites, and structures.

Awards

Outstanding Teacher, 2016

MAE

Travel Award, 2010

16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Founder Prize and Grant, 2008

American Academy of Mechanics

Presidential Distinguished Fellowship, 2006

Columbia University

Qian Ling-Xi Prize for Outstanding Student Research, 2005

Dalian University of Technology, China

Student Award, 2002

Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

University Fellowship, 1999

Dalian University of Technology, China

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Liu, L., Zhang, L., (2016). Nanofluidics in Graphene-based Material Systems: Graphene Science Handbook. CRC Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Sun, Z., Chen, X., Xi, G., Liu, L., Chen, X., (2017). Mass transfer mechanisms of rotary atomization: A numerical study using the moving particle semi-implicit method. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 105, 90-101.
        • Bai, Z., Zhang, L., Li, H., Liu, L., (2016). Nanopore Creation in Graphene by Ion Beam Irradiation: Geometry, Quality, and Efficiency.. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 24803-24809.
        • Chen, X., Sun, Z., Liu, L., Chen, X., (2016). Improved MPS method with variable-size particles. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 80, 358-374.
        • Sadeghzadeh, S., Liu, L., (2016). Resistance and rupture analysis of single-and few-layer graphene nanosheets impacted by various projectiles. Superlattices and Microstructures, 97, 617–629.
        • Zhang, L., Bai, Z., Liu, L., (2016). Exceptional Interfacial Thermal Conductance across Hydrogen-Bonded Graphene/Polymer Interfaces. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 3, 1600211.
        • Zhu, L., Wu, J., Liu, L., Liu, Y., Yan, Y., Cui, Q., Chen, X., (2016). Gating mechanism of mechanosensitive channel of large conductance: a coupled continuum mechanical-continuum solvation approach. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 1-20.
        • Zhu, L., Wu, J., Liu, L., Liu, Y., Yan, Y., Cui, Q., Chen, X., (2016). Gating mechanism of mechanosensitive channel of large conductance: a coupled continuum mechanical-continuum solvation approach. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 1-20.
        • Bai, Z., Zhang, L., Liu, L., (2016). Improving Low-Energy Boron/Nitrogen Ion Implantation in Graphene by Ion Bombardment at Oblique Angles.. Nanoscale, 8, 8761-8772.
        • Bai, Z., Zhang, L., Liu, L., (2015). Bombarding Graphene with Oxygen Ions: Combining Effects of Incident Angle and Ion Energy To Control Defect Generation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119, 26793.
        • Zhang, L., Bai, Z., Ban, H., Liu, L., (2015). Effects of the Amino Acid Sequence on Thermal Conduction through β-sheet Crystals of Natural Silk Protein. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., doi: 10.1039/C5CP04621A
        • Zhang, L., Ruesch, M., Zhang, X., Bai, Z., Liu, L., (2015). Tuning Thermal Conductivity of Crystalline Polymer Nanofibers by Interchain Hydrogen Bonding. RSC Advances, 87981-87986.
        • Liang, Y., Sun, Z., Xi, G., Liu, L., (2015). Numerical models for heat conduction and natural convection with symmetry boundary condition based on particle method. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
        • Li, D., Sun, Z., Chen, X., Xi, G., Liu, L., (2015). Analysis of wall boundary in moving particle semi-implicit method and a novel model of fluid–wall interaction. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
        • Li, T., Liu, L., Hu, D., Oloyede, A., Xiao, Y., Yarlagadda, P., Gu, Y., (2015). Comprehensive Contribution of Filament Thickness and Crosslinker Failure to the Rheological Property of F-actin Cytoskeleton. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
        • Xu, D., Jiang, L., Singh, A., Dustin, D., Yang, M., Liu, L., Lund, R., Sellati, T.J, Dong, H., (2015). Designed Supramolecular Filamentous Peptides: Balance of Nanostructure, Cytotoxicity and Antimicrobial Activity. Chemical Communications, 51, 1289-1292.
        • Zhang, L., Chen, T., Ban, H., Liu, L., (2014). Hydrogen bonding-assisted thermal conduction in β-sheet crystals of spider silk protein. Nanoscale, doi: 10.1039/C4NR01195C
        • Chen, X., Xu, B., Liu, L., (2014). Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics and Energy Conversion. Applied Mechanics Reviews, doi: 10.1115/1.4026913
        • Yang, M., Xu, D., Jiang, L., Zhang, L., Dustin, D., Lund, R., Liu, L., Dong, H., (2014). Filamentous supramolecular peptide–drug conjugates as highly efficient drug delivery vehicles. Chemical Communications, 50, 4827-4830. doi: 10.1039/C4CC01568A
        • Liu, L., Chen, X., (2013). Fast Ion Transport and Phase Separation in a Mechanically Driven Flow of Electrolytes through Tortuous Sub-Nanometer Nanochannels. ChemPhysChem, 11, 2413–2418.
        • Liu, L., Lim, H., Lu, W., Qiao, Y., Chen, X., (2013). Mechanical-to-Electric Energy Conversion by Mechanically Driven Flow of Electrolytes Confined in Nanochannels. Applied Physics Express, 6, 015202.
        • Xu, B., Liu, L., Lim, H., Qiao, Y., Chen, X., (2012). Harvesting Energy from Low-Grade Heat Based on Nanofluids. Nano Energy, 1, 805–811.
        • Liu, L., Zhang, L., Lua, J., (2012). Bio-inspired Structured Carbon Nanotube Reinforcements for Improved Strength of Polyethylene Nanocomposites. Applied Physics Letters, 101, 161907.
        • Liu, L., Zhang, L., Sun, Z., Xi, G., (2012). Graphene Nanoribbon-Guided Fluid Channel: A Fast Transporter of Nanofluids. Nanoscale, 4, 6279-6283.
        • Kaur, P., Larson, S., Bushman, B.S, Wang, R.R, Mott, I.W, Hole, D.J, Thimmapuram, J., Gong, G., Liu, L., (2008). Genes controlling plant growth habit in Leymus (Triticeae): maize barren stalk1 (ba1), rice lax panicle, and wheat tiller inhibition (tin3) genes as possible candidates. Functional & Integrative Genomics, 8, 375–386.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  MAE 5670, 6930 - Fracture Mechanics, Spring 2017

                  MAE 5350 - Kinematics, Spring 2017

                  MAE 3040 - Mechanics of Solids, Fall 2016

                  MAE 7930 - Special Problems, Fall 2016

                  MAE 5670, 6930 - Fracture Mechanics, Spring 2016

                  MAE 5350 - Kinematics, Spring 2016

                  MAE 3040 - Mechanics of Solids, Fall 2015

                  MAE 5670,6930 - Fracture Mechanics, Spring 2015

                  MAE 5350 - Kinematics, Spring 2015

                  MAE 3040 - Mechanics of Solids, Fall 2014

                  MAE 5350 - Kinematics, Spring 2014

                  MAE 5670,6930 - Fracture Mechanics, Fall 2013

                  MAE 5350 - Kinematics, Spring 2013

                  MAE 5670 - Fracture Mechanics, Fall 2012

                  MAE 5930 - Kinematics, Spring 2012


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Jinlong He, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, January 2017
                  Robert Hendrickson, June 2016
                  Zhitong Bai, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, August 2014
                  Lin Zhang, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, September 2012
                  Joel Hendrickson, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, March 2015 - December 2015
                  Heng Zhang, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, September 2013 - July 2014