Xiawa (Eva) Wu, Ph.D.

Xiawa (Eva) Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Office Phone
Office Location
221 AMIC Building
AMIC BUILDING
5350 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE
ERIE PA 16510
Research Interests

Multi-scale modeling of polymers and polymer composites using physics- and informatics-based computational methods

Publications

Multiscale Modeling of Epoxies and Epoxy-Based Composites - April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1, 2020
Collaborator: Jaafar El-Awady, Author

Evaluation of reactive force fields for prediction of the thermo-mechanical properties of cellulose Iβ, Computational Materials Science - November 1, 2015
Collaborators: Fernando Dri, Author; Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author; Pablo Zavattieri, Co-Author

Thermal conductivity in nanostructured films: From single cellulose nanocrystals to bulk films, Biomacromolecules - November 10, 2014
Collaborators: Jairo Diaz, Author; Zhijiang Ye, Co-Author; Arden Moore, Co-Author; Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author; Dylan Boday, Co-Author; Jeffrey Youngblood, Co-Author

Tensile strength of Iβ crystalline cellulose predicted by molecular dynamics simulation, Cellulose - August 1, 2014
Collaborators: Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Atomistic simulation of frictional sliding between cellulose Iβ nanocrystals, Tribology Letters - December 1, 2013
Collaborators: Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Atomic roughness enhanced friction on hydrogenated graphene, Nanotechnology - August 21, 2013
Collaborators: Yalin Dong, Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Thermal expansion of self-organized and shear-oriented cellulose nanocrystal films, Biomacromolecules - August 12, 2013
Collaborators: Jairo Diaz, Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author; Jeffrey Youngblood, Co-Author; Robert Moon, Co-Author

Crystalline cellulose elastic modulus predicted by atomistic models of uniform deformation and nanoscale indentation, Cellulose - February 1, 2013
Collaborators: Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Modeling atomic-scale indentation of crystalline cellulose - December 1, 2011
Collaborators: Ashlie Martini, Author/Presenter; Robert Moon, Co-Author

Calculation of single chain cellulose elasticity using fully atomistic modeling, Tappi Journal - April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1, 2011
Collaborators: Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Anisotropic elasticity of crystalline cellulose: atomistic modeling & experiments, International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry 2010 - December 1, 2010
Collaborators: Ashlie Martini, Author/Presenter; Ryan Wagner, Co-Author; Arvind Raman, Co-Author; Robert Moon, Co-Author

Elastic deformation mechanics of cellulose nanocrystals, TMS 2010 - 139th Annual Meeting and Exhibition - Supplemental Proceedings - May 28, 2010
Collaborators: Ryan Wagner, Co-Author; Arvind Raman, Co-Author; Robert Moon, Co-Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

Education

Ph D, Purdue University