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

    Hierarchical multiscale approach for modeling the deformation and failure of epoxy-based polymer matrix composites, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B - December 31, 2020
    Collaborators: Amin Aramoon, Co-Author; Jaafar El-Awady, Co-Author

    Multiscale modeling of epoxies and epoxy-based composites - April 1, 2020
    Collaborator: Jaafar El-Awady, Co-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, Primary 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, Primary 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, Primary Author; Ashlie Martini, Co-Author

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

    Calculation of single chain cellulose elasticity using fully atomistic modeling, Tappi Journal - April 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, Primary Author; 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, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

    MS, Physics, University of Delaware

    BS, Physics, Peking University