Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Engineering Mechanics (EM)

Dr. CHENG Yuan

Dr. CHENG Yuan

Research Interests:

  • Nanoscale assembly
  • Computer Aided drug design


  • Ph.D. , Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2008.
  • B.S., Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Fudan University, China, 2003.

Published Journals/ Articles:

Published Journals/Articles

    Shi, X., Pugno N. M., Cheng Y., Gao, H., Gigahertz breathing oscillators based on carbon nanoscrolls, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 95, 163113 (2009)��

    Li, Z. R., Liu, G. R., Han, J, Cheng, Y., Chen, Y. Z., Wang, Ji. S., Hadjiconstantinou, N. G., Analytical Description of Ogston-regime Biomolecule Separation Using Nanofilters and Nanopores, Physial Review E, 80, 041911�(2009)

    Shi, X., Cheng Y., Pugno N. M., Gao, H., A tunable water channel with carbon nanoscroll. Accepted by SMALL.

    Cheng, Y., Pei, Q. X., Gao, H., Molecular-Dynamics Studies of Competitive replacement in Peptide-Nanotube Assembly for Control of Drug Release. Nanotechnology. 20 (2009) 145101 (7pp).

    Pei, Q. X. , Lim, C. G., Cheng Y., and Gao H., Molecular dynamics study onDNA oligonucleotide translocation through carbon nanotubes. J. Chem. Phys. 129, 125101-8 (2008).

    Cheng, Y., Liu, G.R., Li, Z.R., Lu, C., Mi, D. A thermodynamic study of peptides binding to carbon nanotubes based on a hydrophobic-polar lattice model using Monte Carlo Simulations, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41 (2008) 055308-055314.

    Li Z.R., Liu G.R., Chen Y.Z., Wang J.S., Bow H., Cheng Y. Han J., Continuum transport model of Ogston sieving in patterned nanofilter arrays for separation of rod-like biomolecules Electrophoresis 29 (2008), 329–339.

    Cheng, Y., Liu, G.R., Li, Z.R., Lu, C., Computational Analysis of Binding Free Energies between Peptides and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Physica A, 367 (2006),293-304.

    Liu, G. R., Cheng, Y., Dong, M. Li, Z. R., A study on self-insertion of peptides into single-walled carbon nanotubes based on molecular dynamics simulation. International Journal of Modern Physics C., 16, (8), (2005), 1239-1250.

    Li, Z. R, Liu, G. R., Cheng, Y, Thermodynamic analysis of protein sequence-structure relationships in monomer and dimer forms, Physica A, 354, (2005), 381-392.

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