Xiawa Wu

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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering (Behrend)

Research Summary

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

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Recent Publications

Hierarchical Multiscale Approach for Modeling the Deformation and Failure of Epoxy-Based Polymer Matrix Composites

Wu, X., Aramoon, A. & El-Awady, J. A., Dec 31 2020, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 124, 52, p. 11928-11938 11 p.

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Evaluation of reactive force fields for prediction of the thermo-mechanical properties of cellulose Iβ

Dri, F. L., Wu, X., Moon, R. J., Martini, A. & Zavattieri, P. D., Aug 11 2015, In: Computational Materials Science. 109, p. 330-340 11 p.

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Thermal conductivity in nanostructured films: From single cellulose nanocrystals to bulk films

Diaz, J. A., Ye, Z., Wu, X., Moore, A. L., Moon, R. J., Martini, A., Boday, D. J. & Youngblood, J. P., Oct 6 2014, In: Biomacromolecules. 15, 11, p. 4096-4101 6 p.

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Tensile strength of Iβ crystalline cellulose predicted by molecular dynamics simulation

Wu, X., Moon, R. J. & Martini, A., Aug 2014, In: Cellulose. 21, 4, p. 2233-2245 13 p.

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Thermal expansion of self-organized and shear-oriented cellulose nanocrystal films

Diaz, J. A., Wu, X., Martini, A., Youngblood, J. P. & Moon, R. J., Aug 12 2013, In: Biomacromolecules. 14, 8, p. 2900-2908 9 p.

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Atomic roughness enhanced friction on hydrogenated graphene

Dong, Y., Wu, X. E. & Martini, A., Sep 20 2013, In: Nanotechnology. 24, 37, 375701.

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Atomistic simulation of frictional sliding between cellulose Iβ nanocrystals

Wu, X., Moon, R. J. & Martini, A., Dec 2013, In: Tribology Letters. 52, 3, p. 395-405 11 p.

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Crystalline cellulose elastic modulus predicted by atomistic models of uniform deformation and nanoscale indentation

Wu, X., Moon, R. J. & Martini, A., Feb 2013, In: Cellulose. 20, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

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