Archival Journal Articles


pdfPack, M., Kaneelil, P., Kim, H., and Sun, Y., Contact Line Instability Caused by Air Rim Formation under Nonsplashing Droplets, Langmuir, Vol. 34, 4962-4969, 2018.


pdfKim, D., Pack, M., Rokoni, A., Kaneelil, P., and Sun, Y., The Effect of Particle Wettability on the Stick-Slip Motion of the Contact Line, Soft Matter, Vol. 14, 9599-9608, 2018.


pdfXu, B., Bhagwat, S., Xu, H., Rokoni, A., McCarthy, M., and Sun, Y., System-Level Analysis of a Novel Air-Cooled Condenser using Spray Freezing of Phase Change Materials, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 131, 102-114, 2018.


pdfKapilow⁠,D., Hsuan, G., Sun, Y., and Matthew McCarthy, Convective Melting and Freezing ofPhase Change Materials Encapsulated within Small Diameter Polymer Tubes, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 92, 259-269, 2018..



pdfPack, M., Hu, H., Kim, D., Zheng, Z., Stone, H., and Sun, Y., Failure mechanisms of air entrainment in drop impact on lubricated surfaces, Soft Matter, Vol. 13, 2402-2409, 2017.


pdfTemirel, M., Hu, H., Shabgard, H., Boettcher, P., McCarthy, M., and Sun, Y., Solidification of Additive-Enhanced Phase Change Materials in Spherical Enclosures with Convective Cooling, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 111, 134–142, 2017.



pdfKim, D., Pack, M., Hu, H., Kim, H., and Sun, Y., Deposition of Colloidal Drops Containing Ellipsoidal Particles: Competition between Capillary and Hydrodynamic Forces, Langmuir, Vol. 32, 11899-11906, 2016.


pdfSun, L., Hu, H., Rokoni, A.A., and Sun, Y., Intrinsic instability of thin liquid films on nanostructure surfaces, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 109, 111601, 2016.


pdfBoettcher, P.A., Hu, H., Bane, S.P.M., McCarthy, M., Sun, Y., Dust ignition of pure and encapsulated paraffin phase change materials, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Vol. 30,298-393, 2016.


pdfRahman, M.M., Hu, H., Shabgard, H., Boettcher, P., Sun, Y., and McCarthy, M., Experimental characterization of inward freezing and melting of additive-enhanced PCM within millimeter-scale cylindrical enclosures, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 138, 072301, 2016.


Shabgard, H., Hu, H., Boettcher, P. A., McCarthy, M., and Sun Y., Heat Transfer Analysis of PCM Slurry Flow between Parallel Plates, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 99, 895-903, 2016.


pdfZong, D., Hu, H., Duan, Y., and Sun, Y., Viscosity of water under electric field: Anisotropy induced by redistribution of hydrogen bonds, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B,  Vol. 120, 4818-4827, 2016.


pdfHu, H. and Sun, Y., Effect of Nanostructures on Heat Transfer Coefficient of an Evaporating Meniscus, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 101, 878-885, 2016.



pdfPack, M., Hu, H., Kim, D., Yang, X., Sun, Y., Colloidal drop deposition on porous substrates: Competition among particle motion, evaporation and infiltration, Langmuir, Vol. 31, 7953-7961, 2015.


pdfRahman, M.M., Hu, H., Shabgard, H., Boettcher, P., Sun, Y., McCarthy, M., Dendrite growth during freezing of millimeter-Scale eicosane droplets, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 137, 080905, 2015.


pdfAndersen, C.P., Hu, H., Qiu, G., Kalra, V., Sun, Y., Pore-scale transport resolved model incorporating cathode microstructure and perioxide growth in lithium-air batteries, The Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 162, A1135-1145, 2015.

pdfHu, H., Weinberger, C., Sun, Y., Model of meniscus shape and disjoining pressure of thin liquid films on nanostructured surfaces with electrostatic interactions, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 119, 11177-11185, 2015.



pdfHu, H., Weinberger, C., Sun, Y., Effect of nanostructures on meniscus shape and disjoining pressure of ultrathin liquid film, Nano Letters, Vol. 14, 7131-7137, 2014.


pdfYang, X., Li, C. Y., Sun, Y., From multi-ring to spider web and radial spoke: Competiion between receding contact line and particle deposition in drying colloidal drop, Soft Matter, Vol. 10, 4458-4463, 2014.




Yang, X., Chhasatia, V.H., and Sun, Y., Oscillation and recoil of single and consecutively printed drops, Langmuir, Vol. 29, 2185-2192, 2013.


pdfTian, Z., Hu, H., and Sun, Y., A molecular dynamics study of effective thermal conductivity in nanocomposites, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 61, 577-582, 2013.


pdfHu, H., Ji, H.-F., Sun, Y., The effect of oxygen vacancies on water wettability of a ZnO surface, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 15, 16557-16565, 2013.


pdfLu, G., Hu, H., Duan, Y., Sun, Y., Wetting kinetics of water nano-droplet containing non-surfactant nanoparticles: A molecular dynamics study, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, 253104, 2013.


pdfHu, H. and Sun. Y., Molecular dynamics simulations of disjoining pressure effect in ultra-thin water film on a metal surface, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, 263110, 2013.



pdfQiu, G., Dennison, C.R., Knehr, K.W., Kumbur, E.C., and Sun, Y., Pore-scale analysis of effects of electrode morphology and electrolyte flow conditions on performance of vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Power Sources,Vol. 219, 223-234, 2012.

pdfHu, H. and Sun, Y. Effect of nanopatterns on Kapitza resistance at a water-gold interface during boiling: A molecular dynamics study, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 112, 053508, 2012.


pdfYang, X., Chhasatia, V.H., Shah, J., and Sun, Y., Coalescence, evaporation and particle deposition of consecutively printed colloidal drops, Soft Matter, Vol. 8, 9205-9213, 2012.


pdfQiu, G., Joshi, A.S., Dennison, C.R., Knehr, K.W., Kumbur, E.C., and Sun, Y., 3-D pore-scale resolved model for coupled charge and fluid transport in a vanadium redox flow battery, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 64, 46-64, 2012.


pdfZhou, S. and Sun, Y., Multiscale, multiphysics model of underfill flow for flip-chip packages, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 2, 893-902, 2012.


pdfFleischman, M.S., Lee, B.S., Rodriguez-Santiago, V., Chhasatia, V. H., Sun, Y., and Pappas, D.D., Hybrid method involving atmospheric plasma treatment and inkjet deposition for the development of conductive patterns on flexible polymers, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 206, 3923-3930, 2012.



pdfChhasatia, V.H. and Sun, Y., Interaction of Bi-dispersed particles with contact line in an inkjet-printed evaporating colloidal drop, Soft Matter, Vol. 7, 10135-10143, 2011.



pdfChhasatia, V.H., Joshi, A.S., and Sun, Y., Effect of relative humidity on contact angle and particle deposition morphology of an evaporating colloidal drop, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 97, 231909, 2010.


pdfJoshi, A.S. and Sun, Y., Modeling wetting dynamics and particle deposition for an evaporating drop containing suspended particles, Physical Review E, Vol. 82, 041401, 2010.


pdfTian, Z., White, B., and Sun, Y., Phonon wave-packet interference and phonon tunneling based energy transport across nanostructured thin films,Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, 263113, 2010.


pdfZheng, L. and Sun, Y., An examination of underfill flow in large dies with non-uniform bump patterns, IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 33, 196-205, 2010.


pdfSun, Y. and Beckermann, C., Phase-field modeling of bubble growth and flow in a Hele-Shaw cell, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53, 2969–2978, 2010.


pdfJoshi, A. S. and Sun, Y., Numerical Simulation of Colloidal Drop Deposition Dynamics on Patterned Substrates for Printable Electronics Fabrication, IEEE Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 6, 579-585, 2010.


pdfBiswas, S., Gawande, S., Bromberg, V., and Sun, Y., Effects of particle size and substrate surface properties on deposition dynamics of inkjet-printed colloidal drops for printable photovoltaics fabrication, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 132, 021010, 2010.



pdfSu, S., Yin, L., Sun, Y., Murray, B., and Singler, T., Modeling dissolution and spreading of Sn-Bi alloy drops on a Bi substrate, Acta Materialia, Vol. 57, 3110-3122, 2009.


pdfJoshi, A.S. and Sun, Y., Multiphase lattice Boltzmann method for particle suspensions, Physical Review E, Vol. 79, 066703, 2009.

Sun, Y. and Beckermann, C., Effect of solid-liquid density change on dendrite tip velocity and shape selection, Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 311, 4447-4453, 2009.


pdfSun, Y. and Webb, E.B., Atomistic mechanism of high temperature contact line advancement: results from molecular dynamics simulations, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter (invited), Vol. 21, 464135, 2009.


pdfYin, L., Murray, B., Su, S., Sun, Y., Efraim, Y., Taitelbaum, H., and Singler, T., Reactive wetting in metal-metal systems, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter (invited), Vol. 21, 464130, 2009.


Before 2009

pdfSun, Y. and Beckermann, C., A two-phase diffuse-interface model for Hele-Shaw flows with large property contrasts, Physica D, Vol. 237, 3089-3098, 2008.


pdfSun, Y. and Beckermann, C., Sharp interface tracking using the phase-field equation, Vol. 220, pp. 626-653, Journal of Computational Physics, 2007.


pdfSun, Y. and Smith, T.F., Air flow characteristics of a room with square cone diffusers, Building and Environment, Vol. 40, pp. 589-600, 2005.

Gao, J., Sun, Y., Wen, J., and Smith, T.F., An experimental study of energy consumption and thermal comfort for electric and hydronic reheat modes,Energy and Buildings, Vol. 37, pp. 203-214, 2005.


pdfSun, Y. and Beckermann, C., Diffuse interface modeling of two-phase flows based on averaging: mass and momentum equations, Physica D, Vol. 3-4, pp. 281-308, 20045.