Chun-Wei Yao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


Peer-reviewed Journal Publications, Science Citation Index (SCI/SCI Expanded)

  1. T.T.M. Nguyen, S. Rabbanifar, Z. Luo, C. Huddleston, T. O'Connor, A. Richard, M. Michel, R. Moon, C.W. Yao, M. Jao, P. Bernazzani, "Development of Fiber Reinforced Sustainable Dredge Bricks," Applied Sciences, 2023. (I.F. 2.838)
  2. Md. Hoque, C.W. Yao, M. Khanal, I. Lian, "Tribocorrosion Behavior of Micro/Nanoscale Coatings," Sensors, 2022. (I.F. 3.84)
  3. Md. Hoque, C.W. Yao, I. Lian, J. Zhou, M. Jao, Y.C. Huang, "Enhancement of Corrosion Resistance of a Hot-dip Galvanized Steel by Superhydrophobic Top Coating," MRS Communications, 2022. (I.F. 2.93)
  4. A. Jena, Y. V. R. Bhimavarapu, S. Tang, J. Liu, R. Das, S. Gulec, A. Vinod, C.W. Yao, T. Cai, R.Tadmor, “Stages That Lead to Drop Depinning and Onset of Motion," Langmuir, 2022. (I.F. 4.33)
  5. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, L. Nipa, I. Lian, G. Twu "Corrosion Behavior and Mechanical Properties of a Nanocomposite Superhydrophobic Coating," Coatings, 2021. (I.F. 3.23)
  6. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, "Simultaneous Mapping of Nanoscale Topography and Surface Potential for the Study of Localized Corrosion in 2024-T3 Aluminum Alloy and Corrosion Resistance Introduced by a Superhydrophobic Coating," MRS Communications, 2021. (I.F. 2.93)
  7. C.W. Yao, S. Tang, D. Sebastian, R. Tadmor, "Sliding of Water Droplets on Micropillar-structured Superhydrophobic Surfaces," Applied Surface Science, 504, 144493, 2020. (I.F. 7.39)
  8. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, "Effect of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) binder in a silica-based superhydrophobic coating on mechanical properties, surface roughness, and wettability," MRS Communications, 2020. (I.F. 2.56) 
  9. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, I. Lian, "Multiscale Corrosion Analysis of Superhydrophobic Coating on 2024 Aluminum Alloy in 3.5 wt.% NaCl Solution," MRS Communications, 2020. (I.F. 2.56)
  10. S. Tang, C.W. Yao, R.Tadmor, D. Sebastian, "Lateral retention of water droplets on solid surfaces without gravitational effect," MRS Communications, 2020. (I.F. 2.56)
  11. R.Tadmor, S. Tang, C.W. Yao, S. Gulec, S. Yadav, Comment on “Comparison of the Lateral Retention Forces on Sessile, Pendant, and Inverted Sessile Drops," Langmuir, 2020. (I.F. 3.88)
  12. P. He, C.W. Yao, "Simulating Contact Angle Hysteresis Using Pseudo-line Tensions," MRS Communications, 9(3), 1060-1066, 2019. (I.F. 2.56)
  13. S. Tang, Y. Bhimavarapu, S. Gulec, R. Das, J. Liu, H. N'guessan, T. Whitehead, C.W. Yao, R. Tadmor, "Droplets Sliding Down a Vertical Surface Under Increasing Horizontal Forces," Langmuir 35, 8191-8198, 2019. (I.F. 3.88)
  14. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, I. Lian, "Abrasion Resistance of Superhydrophobic Coatings on Aluminum Using PDMS/SiO2," Coatings 8 (11), 414, 2018. (I.F. 2.88)
  15. A. Azimi, P. He, C. Rohrs, C.W. Yao, "Developing a novel continuum model of static and dynamic contact angles in a case study of a water droplet on micro-patterned hybrid substrates," MRS Communications, 8 (10), 1445-1454, 2018. (I.F. 2.56)
  16. D. Sebastian, C.W. Yao, I. Lian, "Mechanical Durability of Engineered Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Anti-Corrosion," Coatings 8 (5), 162, 2018. (I.F. 2.88)
  17. Y. Chen, T. Li, Z. Jia, F. Scarpa, C.W. Yao, L. Wang, " 3D printed hierarchical honeycombs with shape integrity under large compressive deformations," Materials & Design, 137, 226-234, 2018. (I.F. 7.99)
  18. C.W. Yao, D. Sebastian, I. Lian, Ö. Günaydın-Şen, R. Clarke, K. Clayton, C.Y. Chen, K. Kharel, Y. Chen, Q. Li, "Corrosion Resistance and Durability of Superhydrophobic Copper Surface in Corrosive NaCl Aqueous Solution," Coatings 8 (2), 70, 2018. (I.F. 2.88)
  19. C.W. Yao, C.L. Lai, J. Alvarado, J. Zhou, K. Aung, J. Mejia, “Experimental Study on Effect of Surface Vibration on Micro Textured Surfaces with Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Materials, ” Applied Surface Science, 412, 45-51, 2017. (I.F. 6.7)
  20. T.F. Wu, Y.C. Chen, W.C. Wang, A.S. Kucknoor, C.J. Lin, Y.H. Lo, C.W. Yao, I. Lian, “ Rapid Waterborne Pathogen Detection with Mobile Electronics, ” Sensors, 17, 1348, 2017. (I.F. 3.57)
  21. M.H. Liao, H.Y. Huang, F.A. Tsai, C.C. Chuang, M.H. Hsu, C.C. Lee, M.H. Lee, C. Lien, C.F. Hsieh, T.C. Wu, H.S. Wu, C.W. Yao, " The achievement of the super short channel control in the magnetic Ge n-FinFETs with the negative capacitance effect," Vacuum, 140, 63-65, 2017. (I.F. 3.62)
  22. C.W. Yao, J. Alvarado, C. Marsh, B. Jones, M. Collins, “Wetting Behavior on Hybrid Surfaces with Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Properties,” Applied Surface Science, 290 (0), 59-65, 2014. (I.F. 6.7)
  23. C.W. Yao, T. Garvin, J. Alvarado, C. Marsh, D. Garrett, “Fluid Dynamics of Condensed Droplets on Microscale Hybrid Surfaces,” Journal of Heat Transfer 135, 080905, 2013. (I.F. 2.02)
  24. C.W. Yao, T. Garvin, J. Alvarado, A. Jacobi, B. Jones, C. Marsh, "Droplet Contact Angle Behavior on a hybrid surface with hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties," Applied Physics Letters, 101, (11), 111605-5, 2012. (I.F. 3.79)
  25. R. Arroyave, A. Junkaew, A. Chivukula, S. Bajaj, C.W. Yao, A. Garay, “Investigation of the Structural Stability of Co2NiGa Shape Memory Alloys via Ab Initio Methods, Acta Materialia,” 58(16), 5220-5231, 2010. (I.F. 8.2)

Conference Presentations

  • P.-Y. Lu, C. Lien, C.W. Yao, M.-H. Lee, M.-H. Liao, “The demonstration of Carbon Nano-Tubes (CNTs) as a promising high Aspect Ratio (>25) Through Silicon Vias (TSVs) material for the vertical connection in the high dense 3DICs,” 66th IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 12-18, 2020.
  • A. Azimi, C. Rohrs, P. He, C.W. Yao, “Establishing a Novel Continuum Model of Static and Dynamic Contact Angles in a Superhydrophobic Case Study: A Water Droplet on Micrometer-sized Patterns of a Hybrid Hydrophobic/-philic Surface,” 71th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Atlanta, GA, November 18-20, 2018.
  • P. He, C.W. Yao, “Continuum Modeling of a Water Droplet Sitting on a Vibrating Superhydrophobic Surface,” 70th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, November 19-21, 2017.
  • J. E. Mejia, J.L. Alvarado, C.W. Yao, “Effects of Induced Vibration Modes on Droplet Sliding Phenomena,” 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, November 20-22, 2016.
  • C.W. Yao, C.L. Lai, J.L. Alvarado, C.P. Marsh, M.K. Collins, “Effects of Induced Vibrations on Droplet Shedding on Nanoparticles-Based and Structured Hydrophobic Surfaces,”ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress& Exposition, San Diego, CA, November 15-21, 2013.
  • C.W. Yao, T. P. Garvin, J.L. Alvarado, C.P. Marsh, B.G. Jones, M.K. Collins, ”Condensation Heat Transfer on Microscale Hybrid Surfaces,”ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013.
  • C.W. Yao, J. Alvarado, “Wetting Properties and Condensation Dynamics of Microscale Hybrid Surfaces,” International Workshop on Micro and Nano Structures for Phase Change Heat Transfer, MIT Endicott House, Dedham, MA, April 22-23, 2013.
  • C.W. Yao, J. Alvarado, C. Marsh, A. Jacobi, “Fluid Dynamics of Condensed Droplets on Hybrid Surfaces,” 65th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, CA, November 18-20, 2012.
  • C.W. Yao, J. Alvarado, “Dropwise and Filmwise Condensation on Microscale Hybrid Surfaces,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress& Exposition, Houston, TX, November 9-15, 2012.
  • C.W. Yao, J. Alvarado, C. Marsh, B. Jones, T. Garvin and M. Collins “Droplet Condensation Behavior on Hybrid Surfaces,” The Annual Energy Institute Conference, College Station, TX, October 3-4, 2012.
  • C.W. Yao, T. Garvin, J. Alvarado, A. Jacobi, C. Marsh and B. Jones, “Enhanced Condensation Using Hybrid Surfaces,” ECI 8th International Conference on Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer, Lausanne, Switzerland, 3-7 June, 2012.
  • J. Alvarado, C.W. Yao, “Adsorption of Methanol in an Activated Carbon and Carbon Nanotube Matrix,” Carbon Nano Materials and Applications Workshop, Rapid City, S.D., Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2011.
  • R. Arroyave, A. Junkaew, A. Garay, A. Chari, C.W. Yao, “Thermodynamic, Structural Properties and Transformation Behavior in CoNiGa Alloys from First Principles,” Proceedings of the TMS Annual Meeting (2010). Seattle, Washington, Feb. 14th-18th, 2010.