Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Engineering Mechanics (EM)

Dr. LIU Xiangjun

Dr. LIU Xiangjun

Research Interests:

  • Multiphysics and multiscale computational micro/nanotechnology
  • Design, model, and apply micro/nanosystems, microfludic devices
  • Molecular theory and computation of macromolecular materials


  • Ph.D. in Nanyang Technological University, Data Storage Institute, Singapore, 2008
  • Master Degree in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2003
  • Bachelor Degree in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 1999

Published Journals/ Articles:


    • A. Kovalenko, A. Kobryn, S. Gusarov, O. Lyubimova, X. Liu, N. Blinov, and M. Yoshida, “Molecular theory of salvation for supramolecules and soft matter structures: illustrations for ligand binding, ion channels, and oligomeric electrolyte gelators”, Soft Matter , Vol 8, pp. 1508 (2012)
    • X.J. Liu, K. Amemiya, C.H. Wong, S.K. Yu., and B. Liu, “Molecular dynamics study of dynamic behavior between head and ultrathin lubricant film”, J. of Advanced Mechanical Design, System, and Manufacturing. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 56 (2010)
    • X.J. Liu, Y.W. Yang and J.P. Yang “Direct simulation Monte Carlo on thermal distribution of rarefied gas under heated atomic force microscope nano-probe”, J. App. Phy. Vol. 105, pp. 013508 (2009)
    • X.J. Liu, J.P. Yang. and Y.W. Yang “Heat conduction analysis of nano-tip and storage medium in thermal-assisted data storage using molecular dynamics simulation”, Molecular Simulation, Vol. 34, pp. 57 (2008)
    • Y.W. Yang, X.J. Liu and J.P. Yang, “Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation for size effects on thermal conductivity of Si nanostructures”, Molecular Simulation, Vol. 34, pp. 51 (2008)


    • X. Liu, O. Lyubimova, A. E. Kobryn, S. Gusarov, A. Kovalenko,” Dynamical Processes of Multifunctional Polyelectrolytes through Implicit-solvent Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations”, 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Canada (2012)
    • X. Liu, O. Lyubimova, A.E. Kobryn, S. Gusarov, and A. Kovalenko, “Mesoscopic study of dynamics and gelation ability of oligomeric electrolyte gelator”, Procedia Computer Science, Vol 4, pp. 1031 (2011)
    • X.J. Liu, J.P. Yang and Y.W. Yang “Thermal characteristics of heated nano-probe tip by DSMC”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. 69116.1, USA (2008)
    • X.J. Liu, Y.W. Yang, and J.P. Yang “Heat transfer characteristics of rarefied gas within micro- and nano-gaps”, SMA International Conference 2008 & 5th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, No.2-12-02, Singapore (2008)
    • X.J. Liu, J.P. Yang, Y.W. Yang and C.K. Soh “Study of heated AFM tip surface using molecular dynamics simulation for thermomechanical data storage”, The 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro-Nano Technology, paper no.: NTDS-A0089, Singapore (2006)

Book Chapter(s)

    • Xiangjun Liu, Yaowen Yang, and Jiaping Yang, Molecular and Monte Carlo Simulations of Thermal Transport in AFM based Data Storage, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8433-9147-4, 2011

This page is last updated at: 18-APR-2013