Prof. Dr. Ming Hu

Prof. Dr. Ming Hu

Faculty

Materials Modeling - Hierarchies at the Atomic Scale

Materials Science and Engineering

Member

Junior Research Group Leader

Research

Materials Modeling - Hierarchies at the Atomic Scale

Contact

Schinkelstr. 2
52062 Aachen
Germany
Phone: +49-241-8098331
Fax: +49-241-80628498
email: hum@ghi.rwth-aachen.de

Education

  • 2001.9 – 2006.7 Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing)
    State Key Laboratory of Nonlinear Mechanics (LNM)
    Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
  • 1997.9 – 2001.7 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
    Department of Modern Mechanics
    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Professional Career

  • 2013.2 - present Assistant Professor
    Institute of Mineral Engineering (GHI)
    Division of Materials Science and Engineering
    Joint with Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)
    RWTH Aachen University
  • 2009.1 – 2013.2 Senior Research Scientist
    Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
  • 2006.9 – 2009.1 Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center
    Department of Material Science and Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Research Interests

  • Micro-/Nano-scale Heat Transfer
  • Multi-scale Simulation of Thermal Transport
  • Classical Molecular Dynamics
  • First-principle Based Boltzmann Transport Equation
  • Advanced Materials in Energy Nanotechnology
  • Phase Change Materials
  • Interfacial Thermal Management
  • Quasi-continuum Mechanics

Publications

Books and book chapters

4. Ming Hu, Hua Bao, and Yaping Dan, Book chapter “Si nanowires for evolutionary nanotechnology”, in book “Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook – Low-Dimensional Structures Nanopowders, Nanowires”, edited by Klaus D. Sattler, CRC Press, 2017.

3. Guangzhao Qin, Han Xie, Ming Hu, and Hua Bao, Book chapter “Two-dimensional silicon”, in book “Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook – Low-Dimensional Structures Nanopowders, Nanowires”, edited by Klaus D. Sattler, CRC Press, 2017.

2. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu, Book chapter “Diverse Thermal Transport Properties of Two-Dimensional Materials: A Comparative Review”, in book “Two-dimensional Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications”, edited by Pramoda Nayak, InTech, 2016.

1. Ming Hu, Book chapter “Atomistic Modeling of Nanostructured Materials for Novel Energy Application”, in book “Modeling, Characterization, and Production of Nanomaterials”, edited by Vinod Tewary and Yong Zhang, Elsevier, 2015.

 

Peer-reviewed journal papers (* corresponding author)

100. Yang Han, Jia-Yue Yang, and Ming Hu,* "Unusual Strain Response of Thermal Transport in Dimerized Three-Dimensional Graphene", Nanoscale, (DOI: 10.1039/C7NR08626A).

99. Yanguang Zhou,* Jia-Yue Yang, Long Cheng, and Ming Hu,* "Strong Anharmonic Phonon Scattering Induced Giant Reduction of Thermal Conductivity in PbTe Nanotwin Boundary", Physical Review B, 97, 085304 (2018).

98. Yanguang Zhou, Zheyong Fan, Guangzhao Qin, Jia-Yue Yang, Tao Ouyang, and Ming Hu,* "Methodology Perspective of Computing Thermal Transport in Low-dimensional Materials and Nanostructures: the Old and the New", ACS Omega, (accepted). Invited Perspective.

97.Xufei Wu, Vikas Varshney, Jonghoon Jay Lee, Guangzhao Qin, Ming Hu, Ajit Roy, and Tengfei Luo,* "Bond Saturation Significantly Enhances Thermal Energy Transport in Two-Dimensional Pentagonal Materials", Nano Energy, 45, 1 (2018).

96. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu,* "Accelerating Evaluation of Converged Lattice Thermal Conductivity", NPJ Computational Materials, (published online, http://www.nature.com/articles/s41524-017-0058-3).

95. Jia-Yue Yang, Long Cheng, and Ming Hu,* "Unravelling the Progressive Role of Rattlers in Thermoelectric Clathrate and Strategies for Performance Improvement: Concurrently Enhancing Electronic Transport and Blocking Phononic Transport", Applied Physics Letters, 111, 242101 (2017).

94. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu,* "Thermal Transport in Phosphorene", Small, (accepted). Invited Review

93. Jian Han, Ben Xu,* Ming Hu, Y.-H. Lin, and W. Liu, "Analytical Study on the Size Effect of Phonon Spectral Energy Density Resolution", Computational Materials Science, 132, 6 (2017).

92. Huimin Wang, Guangzhao Qin, Guojian Li, Qiang Wang,* and Ming Hu,* "Unconventional Thermal Transport Enhancement with Large Atom Mass: a Comparative Study of Two-dimensional Transition Dichalcogenides", 2D Materials, 5, 015022 (2018).

91. Cheng Shao, Qingyuan Rong, Ming Hu, and Hua Bao,* "Probing the Phonon Surface Interaction by Wave Packet Simulation: Effect of Roughness and Morphology", Journal of Applied Physics, 122, 155104 (2017).

90. Benhu Zhou,* Yufei Gao, Benliang Zhou, Yagang Yao, Guanghui Zhou,* and Ming Hu,* "Enhanced thermoelectric properties of the AGNR-GYNR heterojunctions", Physics Letters A, 381, 3766 (2017).

89. Yufei Gao, Xiaoliang Zhang, Yanguang Zhou and Ming Hu,* "Giant Reduction in Thermal Conductivity of Extended Type-I Silicon Clathrates and Prominent Thermal Effect of 6d Guest Wyckoff Positions", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 10578 (2017).

88. Jun Zhang, Xiaona Wang, Cuiping Yu, Qiulong Li, Zhuo Li,* Chaowei Li, Huifen Lu, Qichong Zhang, Jingxin Zhao, Ming Hu and Yagang Yao,* "A Facile Method to Prepare Flexible Boron Nitride/poly(vinyl alcohol) Composites with Enhanced Thermal Conductivity", Composites Science and Technology, 149, 41 (2017).

87. Guangzhao Qin and Ming Hu,* "Thermal Transport Properties of Monolayer Phosphorene: a Mini-review of Theoretical Studies", Frontiers in Energy, (in press).

86. Yanguang Zhou,* Xiaojing Gong, Ben Xu and Ming Hu,* "First-Principles and Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermoelectric Transport Properties of N-type Silicon-based Superlattice-Nanocrystalline Heterostructures", Journal of Applied Physics, 122, 085105 (2017).

85. Jia-Yue Yang and Ming Hu,* "Temperature Induced Large Broadening and Blueshift in the Electronic Band Structure and Optical Absorption of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, 3720 (2017).

84. Huifen Lu, Jun Zhang, Jie Luo, Wenbin Gong, Chaowei Li, Qiulong Li, Kai Zhang, Ming Hu, Yagang Yao,* "Enhanced Thermal Conductivity of Free-Standing 3D Hierarchical Carbon Nanotube-Graphene Hybrid Paper", Composites Part A, 102, 1 (2017).

83. Benhu Zhou,* Benliang Zhou, Yagang Yao, Guanghui Zhou,* and Ming Hu,* "Spin-dependent Seebeck Effects in a Graphene Superlattice p-n Junction with Different Shapes", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 29, 405303 (2017).

82. Long Cheng, Qing-Bo Yan,* and Ming Hu,* "Role of Phonon-phonon and Electron-phonon Scattering in Thermal Transport in PdCoO2", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 21714 (2017).

81. Yang Han, Yanguang Zhou, Guangzhao Qin, Jinming Dong, Douglas S. Galvao, and Ming Hu,* “Unprecedented Mechanical Response of the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Auxetic Carbon Crystals”, Carbon, 122, 374 (2017).

80. Yanguang Zhou, Xiaojing Gong, Ben Xu, and Ming Hu,* “Decouple Electronic and Phononic Transport in Nanotwinned Structure: A New Strategy for Enhancing the Figure-of-merit of Thermoelectrics”, Nanoscale, 9, 9987 (2017).

79. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan, and Ming Hu,* “External Electric Field Driving the Ultra-low Thermal Conductivity of Silicene”, Nanoscale, 9, 7227, (2017).

78. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Simon R. Phillpot,* and Ming Hu,* “Metric for Strong Intrinsic Fourth-Order Phonon Anharmonicity”, Physical Review B, 95, 195203 (2017).

77. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, and Ming Hu,* “Anomalously Temperature-dependent Thermal Conductivity of Monolayer GaN with Large Deviations from the Traditional 1/T Law”, Physical Review B, 95, 195416 (2017).

76. Hui-Min Wang, Guangzhao Qin, Guojian Li, Qiang Wang,* and Ming Hu,* “Low Thermal Conductivity of Monolayer ZnO and its Anomalous Temperature Dependence”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 12882 (2017).

75. Yanguang Zhou and Ming Hu,* “Full Quantification of Frequency Dependent Interfacial Thermal Conductance Contributed by Two- and Three-phonon Scattering Process from Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, Physical Review B, 95, 115313 (2017).

74. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Xu Zuo,* Zhihua Xiong,* and Ming Hu,* "Orbitally Driven Low Thermal Conductivity of Monolayer Gallium Nitride (GaN) with Planar Honeycomb Structure: a Comparative Study", Nanoscale, 9, 4295 (2017).

73. Sheng-Ying Yue, Guangzhao Qin, Xiaoliang Zhang, Xianlei Sheng, Gang Su,* and Ming Hu,* "Thermal Transport in Novel Carbon Allotropes with sp2 or sp3 Hybridization: an Ab Initio Study", Physical Review B, 95, 085207 (2017).

72. Yanguang Zhou, Xiaoliang Zhang, and Ming Hu,* "Nonmonotonic Diameter Dependence of Thermal Conductivity of Extremely Thin Si Nanowires: Competition between Hydrodynamic Phonon Flow and Boundary Scattering", Nano Letters, 17, 1269 (2017).

71. Huachao Yang, Xiaoliang Zhang, Jinyuan Yang, Zheng Bo,* Ming Hu,* Jianhua Yan, and Kefa Cen, "Molecular Origin of Electric Double-Layer Capacitors at Multilayer Graphene Edges", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, 153 (2017).

70. Yanguang Zhou* and Ming Hu,* "Mechanical Behaviors of Nanocrystalline Cu/SiC Composites: an Atomistic Investigation", Computational Materials Science, 129, 129 (2017).

69. Tao Ouyang,* Huaping Xiao, Chao Tang, Xiaoliang Zhang, Ming Hu,* and Jianxin Zhong, "First-principles Study of Thermal Transport in Nitrogenated Holey Graphene", Nanotechnology, 28, 045709 (2017).

68. Jia-Yue Yang, Sheng-Ying Yue, and Ming Hu,* "Bidirectional Effect of Magnetic Field on Electronic Thermal Transport of Metals from All-Electron First-Principles Calculations", Physical Review B, 94, 235153 (2016).

67. Jia-Yue Yang, Guangzhao Qin, and Ming Hu,* "Nontrivial Contribution of Fröhlich Electron-Phonon Interaction to Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Wurtzite GaN", Applied Physics Letters, 109, 242103 (2016).

66. Guangzhao Qin, Xiaoliang Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, Yang Han, and Ming Hu,* "Resonant Bonding Driven Giant Phonon Anharmonicity and Low Thermal Conductivity of Phosphorene", Physical Review B, 94, 165445 (2016).

65. Xiaoliang Zhang, Xiaojing Gong, Yanguang Zhou, and Ming Hu,* "Tailoring Thermal Conductivity of AlN Films by Periodically Aligned Surface Nano-grooves", Applied Physics Letters, 109, 133107 (2016).

64. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Guangzhao Qin, Jiayue Yang, and Ming Hu,* "Insight into the Collective Vibrational Modes Driving Ultra-low Thermal Conductivity of Perovskite Solar Cells", Physical Review B, 94, 115427 (2016).

63. Yanguang Zhou and Ming Hu,* "Record Low Thermal Conductivity of Polycrystalline Si Nanowire: Breaking the Casimir Limit by Severe Suppression of Propagons", Nano Letters, 16, 6178 (2016).
(Featured on Phys.org: http://phys.org/news/2016-10-thermoelectric-silicon-material-record-low-thermal.html)

62. Ying Pan, Ye Tao, Guangzhao Qin, Yuriy Fedoryshyn, Shyamprasad N. Raja, Ming Hu, Christian L. Degen, and Dimos Poulikakos,* "Surface Chemical Tuning of Phonon and Electron Transport in Free-Standing Silicon Nanowire Arrays", Nano Letters, 16, 6364 (2016).

61. Sheng-Ying Yue, Xiaoliang Zhang, Stephen Stackhouse, Guangzhao Qin, Edoardo Di Napoli, and Ming Hu,* "Methodology for Determining the Electronic Thermal Conductivity of Metals via Direct Non-Equilibrium Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics", Physical Review B, 94, 075149 (2016).

60. Yang Han, Jinming Dong, Guangzhao Qin, and Ming Hu,* "Phonon Transport in Ground State of Two-dimensional Silicon and Germanium", RSC Advances, 6, 69956 (2016).

59. Guo Hong, Yang Han, Thomas M. Schutzius, Yuming Wang, Ying Pan, Ming Hu, Jiansheng Jie, Chander S. Sharma, Ulrich Müller, and Dimos Poulikakos,* "On the Mechanism of Hydrophilicity of Graphene", Nano Letters, 16, 4447 (2016).

58. Huake Liu, Guangzhao Qin, Yuan Lin, and Ming Hu,* "Disparate Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Two-dimensional Penta-Structures", Nano Letters, 16, 3831 (2016).

57. Tao Ouyang,* Huaping Xiao, Chao Tang, Ming Hu,* and Jianxin Zhong, "Anisotropic Thermal Transport in Weyl Semimetal TaAs: a First-principles Calculation", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 16709 (2016).

56. Eungkyu Lee, Teng Zhang, Ming Hu, and Tengfei Luo,* "Thermal Boundary Conductance Enhancement using Experimentally Achievable Nanostructured Interfaces – Analytical Study Combined with Molecular Dynamics Simulation", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 16794 (2016).

55. Yanguang Zhou, Yagang Yao, and Ming Hu,* "Boundary Scattering Effect on Thermal Conductivity of Nanowires", Semiconductor Science and Technology, 31, 074004 (2016).

54. Yang Han, Guangzhao Qin, Christoph Jungemann,* and Ming Hu,* "Strain Modulated Electronic and Thermal Transport Properties of Two-dimensional O-silica", Nanotechnology, 27, 265706 (2016).

53. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Wu-Zhang Fang, Li-Chuan Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan,* Ming Hu,* and Gang Su,* "Diverse Anisotropy of Phonon Transport in Two-dimensional Group IV-VI Compounds: A Comparative Study", Nanoscale, 8, 11306 (2016).

52. Yanguang Zhou, Yuli Chen, and Ming Hu,* "Strong Surface Orientation Dependent Thermal Transport in Si Nanowires", Scientific Reports, 6, 24903 (2016).

51. Xiaoliang Zhang, Yufei Gao, Yuli Chen, and Ming Hu,* “Robustly Engineering Thermal Conductivity of Bilayer Graphene by Interlayer Bonding”, Scientific Reports, 6, 22011 (2016).

50. Han Xie, Tao Ouyang, Eric Germaneau, Guangzhao Qin, Ming Hu,* and Hua Bao,* “Large Tunability of Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Monolayer Silicene via Mechanical Strain”, Physical Review B, 93, 075404 (2016).

49. Yanguang Zhou, Xiaoliang Zhang, and Ming Hu,* “An excellent candidate for largely reducing interfacial thermal resistance: a nano-confined mass graded interface”, Nanoscale, 8, 1994 (2016).

48. Yanguang Zhou,* Weiwei Yang, Ming Hu, Zhenyu Yang, “The typical manners of dynamic crack propagation along the metal/ceramics interfaces: A molecular dynamics study”, Computational Materials Science, 112, 27 (2016).

47. Tao Ouyang and Ming Hu,* “Competing mechanism driving diverse pressure dependence of thermal conductivity of XTe (X = Hg, Cd, and Zn)”, Physical Review B, 92, 235204 (2015).

46. Yanguang Zhou, Xiaoliang Zhang, and Ming Hu,* “Quantitatively Analyzing Phonon Spectral Contribution of Thermal Conductivity Based on Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulation I: From Space Fourier Transform”, Physical Review B, 92, 195204 (2015).

45. Yanguang Zhou and Ming Hu,* “Quantitatively Analyzing Phonon Spectral Contribution of Thermal Conductivity Based on Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulation II: From Time Fourier Transform”, Physical Review B, 92, 195205 (2015).

44. Yang Han and Ming Hu,* “Ground State of Bilayer halpha-silica: Mechanical and Electronic Properties”, Nanotechnology, 26, 505702 (2015).

43. Sheng-Ying Yue, Tao Ouyang, and Ming Hu,* “Diameter Dependence of Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Study from Ab Initio”, Scientific Reports, 5, 15440 (2015).

42. Yingyan Zhang,* Qing-Xiang Pei, Ming Hu, and Zhi Zong, “Thermal Conductivity of Oxidized Gama-Graphyne”, RSC Advances, 5, 65221 (2015).

41. Tao Ouyang and Ming Hu,* “First-principles Study on Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Thermoelectrics HgTe in Different Phases”, Journal of Applied Physics, 117, 245101 (2015).

40. Ming Hu,* Yuhang Jing, and Xiaoliang Zhang, “Low Thermal Conductivity of Graphyne Nanotubes from Molecular Dynamics Study”, Physical Review B, 91, 155408 (2015).

39. Yufei Gao, Xiaoliang Zhang, Yuhang Jing, and Ming Hu,* “Unexpected Non-monotonic Inter-layer Bonding Dependence in Thermal Conductivity of Bilayer Boron Nitride”, Nanoscale, 7, 7143 (2015).

38. Matthew C. Wingert, Soonshin Kwon, Ming Hu, Dimos Poulikakos,* Jie Xiang,* and Renkun Chen,* “Sub-Amorphous Thermal Conductivity in Ultra-Thin Crystalline Silicon Nanotubes”, Nano Letters, 15, 2605 (2015).

37. Xiaoliang Zhang, Hua Bao,* Ming Hu,* “Bilateral Substrate Effect on the Thermal Conductivity of Two-dimensional Silicon”, Nanoscale, 7, 6014 (2015).

36. Yuhang Jing*, Ming Hu,* Yufei Gao, Licheng Guo, Yi Sun, “On the Origin of Abnormal Phonon Transport of Graphyne”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 85, 880 (2015).

35. Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan,* Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Ming Hu,* and Gang Su,* “Anisotropic Intrinsic Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Phosphorene from First Principles”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 4854 (2015).

34. Tao Ouyang, Xiaoliang Zhang, and Ming Hu,* “Thermal Conductivity of Ordered-Disordered Material: a Case Study of Superionic Ag2Te”, Nanotechnology, 26, 025702 (2015).

33. Yanguang Zhou, Yuli Chen,* Bin Liu, Shengtao Wang, Zhenyu Yang, and Ming Hu, “Mechanics of Nanoscale Wrinkling of Graphene on a Non-developable Surface”, Carbon, 84, 263 (2015).

32. Tao Ouyang and Ming Hu,* “Thermal Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Beta-Graphyne Nanostructures”, Nanotechnology, 25, 245401 (2014).

31. Han Xie, Ming Hu,* and Hua Bao,* “Thermal Conductivity of Silicene from First-principles”, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 131906 (2014).

30. Xiaoliang Zhang, Han Xie, Ming Hu,* Hua Bao,* Shengying Yue, Guangzhao Qin, and Gang Su, “Thermal Conductivity of Silicene Calculated Using an Optimized Stillinger-Weber Potential”, Physical Review B, 89, 054310 (2014).

29. Hua Bao,* Cheng Shao, Shirui Luo, and Ming Hu,* “Enhancement of Interfacial Thermal Transport by Carbon Nanotube-Graphene Junction”, Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 053524 (2014).

28. Yuhang Jing and Ming Hu,* “Phonon Transport of Rough Si/Ge Superlattice Nanotubes”, CMC: Computers, Materials & Continua, 38, 43 (2013).

27. Yuhang Jing, Ming Hu,* and Licheng Guo, “Thermal Conductivity of Hybrid Graphene/Silicon Heterostructures”, Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 153518 (2013).

26. Ming Hu,* Xiaoliang Zhang, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Anomalous Thermal Response of Silicene to Uniaxial Stretching”, Physical Review B, 87, 195417 (2013).

25. Xiaoliang Zhang, Ming Hu, and Dawei Tang,* “Thermal Rectification at Silicon/Horizontally Aligned Carbon Nanotube Interfaces”, Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 194307 (2013).

24. Ming Hu and Dimos Poulikakos,* “Graphene Mediated Thermal Resistance Reduction at Strongly Coupled Interfaces”, International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer, 62, 205 (2013).

23. Ming Hu* and Dimos Poulikakos, “Si/Ge Superlattice Nanowires with Ultra-Low Thermal Conductivity”, Nano Letters, 12, 5487, (2012).

22. Xiaoliang Zhang, Ming Hu,* and Dimos Poulikakos, “A Low Frequency Wave Motion Mechanism Enables Efficient Energy Transport in Carbon Nanotubes at High Heat Fluxes”, Nano Letters, 12, 3410 (2012).

21. Xiaoliang Zhang, Ming Hu,* Konstantinos P. Giapis, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Schemes for and Mechanisms of Reduction in Thermal Conductivity in Nanostructured Thermoelectrics”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 134, 102402 (2012).

20. Ming Hu, Xiaoliang Zhang, Costas P. Grigoropoulos, and Dimos Poulikakos,* “Large “Near Junction” Thermal Resistance Reduction in Electronics by Interface Nanoengineering”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54, 5183 (2011).

19. Ming Hu,* Xiaoliang Zhang, Konstantinos P. Giapis, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Thermal Conductivity Reduction in Core-Shell Nanowires”, Physical Review B, 84, 085442 (2011).

18. Ming Hu,* Konstantinos P. Giapis, Javier V. Goicochea, Xiaoliang Zhang, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Significant Reduction of Thermal Conductivity in Si/Ge Core-Shell Nanowires”, Nano Letters, 11, 618 (2011).

17. Ming Hu,* Konstantinos P. Giapis, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Interfacial Mixing during Annealing of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Pairs”, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 211904 (2011).

16. Javier V. Goicochea,* Ming Hu, Bruno Michel, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Surface Functionalization Mechanisms of Enhancing Heat Transfer at Solid-Liquid Interfaces”, Journal of Heat Transfer, 133, 082401 (2011).

15. Ming Hu,* Konstantinos P. Giapis, Javier V. Goicochea, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Surface Segregation of Bimetallic Alloys in Nanoscale Confinement”, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 153107 (2010).

14. Ming Hu,* Javier V. Goicochea, Bruno Michel, and Dimos Poulikakos, “Water Nanoconfinement Induced Thermal Enhancement at Hydrophilic Quartz Interfaces”, Nano Letters, 10, 279 (2010).

13. Ming Hu,* Dimos Poulikakos,* Costas P. Grigoropoulos, and Heng Pan, “Recrystallization of Picosecond Laser-melted ZnO Nanoparticles in a Liquid: a Molecular Dynamics Study”, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 132, 164504 (2010).

12. Lin Hu, Lifa Zhang, Ming Hu, Jian-Sheng Wang, Baowen Li, and Pawel Keblinski,* “Phonon Interference at Self-assembled Monolayer Interfaces: Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Physical Review B, 81, 235427 (2010).

11. Ming Hu,* Javier V. Goicochea, Bruno Michel, and Dimos Poulikakos,* “Thermal Rectification at Water Functionalized Silica Interfaces”, Applied Physics Letters, 95, 151903 (2009).

10. Ming Hu,* Pawel Keblinski,* and Patrick Schelling, “Kapitza Conductance of Silicon-amorphous Polyethylene Interfaces by Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, Physical Review B, 79, 104305 (2009).

9. Ming Hu,* Pawel Keblinski,* Jian-Sheng Wang and Nachiket Raravikar, “Interfacial Thermal Conductance between Silicon and a Vertical Carbon Nanotube”, Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 083583 (2008).

8. Ming Hu,* Pawel Keblinski,* and Baowen Li, “Thermal Rectification at Silicon-amorphous Polyethylene Interface”, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 211908 (2008).

7. Haiying Wang,* Ming Hu, Mengfen Xia, Fujiu Ke, and Yilong Bai, “Molecular/cluster Statistical Thermodynamics Methods to Simulate Quasi-static Deformations at Finite Temperature”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45, 3918 (2008).

6. Ming Hu,* Sergei Shenogin, and Pawel Keblinski,* “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Interfacial Thermal Conductance between Silicon and Amorphous Polyethylene”, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 241910 (2007).

5. Ming Hu,* Sergei Shenogin, Pawel Keblinski,* and Nachiket Raravikar, “Air Flow through Carbon Nanotube Arrays”, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 131905 (2007).

4. Ming Hu,* Sergei Shenogin, Pawel Keblinski,* and Nachiket Raravikar, “Thermal Energy Exchange between Carbon Nanotube and Air”, Applied Physics Letters, 90, 231905 (2007).

3. Haiying Wang, Ming Hu, Nan Liu, Mengfen Xia, Fujiu Ke, and Yilong Bai,* “Multi-scale Analysis of AFM Tip and Surface Interactions”, Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 3589 (2007).

2. Ming Hu, Haiying Wang, Mengfen Xia, Fujiu Ke, Yilong Bai,* “Nonlocality Effect in Atomic Force Microcopy Measurement and its Reduction by an Approaching Method”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 127, 444 (2005).

1. Ming Hu, Haiying Wang, Mengfen Xia, Fujiu Ke, Yilong Bai,* “Equivalency and Locality in Nano-scale Measurement”, International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, 6, 235 (2005).