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Knudsen minimum disappearance in molecular-confined flows

Corral-Casas C, Li J, Borg MK, Gibelli, *Journal of Fluid Mechanics*, 2022, 945, A28.

Methane scattering on porous kerogen surfaces and its impact on mesopore transport in shale

Chen Yichong, Li J, Datta S, Docherty SY, Gibelli L, Borg MK, *Fuel*, 2022, 316, 123259.

Impact of surface nanostructure and wettability on interfacial ice physics

Nikiforidis V-M, Datta S, Borg MK, Pillai R, *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 2021, 155, 234307.

Untangling the physics of water transport in boron nitride nanotubes

Mistry S, Pillai R, Mattia D, Borg MK, *Nanoscale*, 2021, 13, 18096-18102.

Self-diffusivity of dense confined fluids

Corral-Casas C, Gibelli L, Borg MK, Li J, Al-Afnan SFK, Zhang Y, *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 2021, 33, 082009.

Pore-scale gas flow simulations by the DSBGK and DVM methods

Li J, Ho MT, Borg MK, Cai C, Li ZH, Zhang Y, *Computers and Fluids*, 2021, 226, 105017.

What is life? A perspective of the mathematical kinetic theory of active particles

Bellomo N, Burini D, Dosi G, Gibelli L, Knopoff D, Outada N, Terna P, Virgillito ME, *Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences*, 2021, 31, 9, 1-46.

Shock-induced collapse of surface nanobubbles

Dockar D, Gibelli L, Borg MK, *Soft Matter*, 2021, 17, 28, 6884–6898.

Computational methods for pore-scale simulation of rarefied gas flow

Gu Q, Ho MT, Zhang Y, *Computers and Fluids*, 2021, 222, 104932.

Acoustothermal Nucleation of Surface Nanobubbles

Datta S, Pillai R, Borg MK, *Nano Letters*, 2021, 21, 1267-1273.

Multiscale simulation of molecular gas flows by the general synthetic iterative scheme

Su W, Zhang Y, Wu L, *Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*, 2021, 373, 113548.

Fast Convergence and Asymptotic Preserving of the General Synthetic Iterative Scheme

Su W, Zhu L, Wu L, *SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing*, 2020, 42, 6, B1517-B1540.

Forced oscillation dynamics of surface nanobubbles

Dockar D, Gibelli L, Borg MK, *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 2020, 153, 184705.

Shale gas permeability upscaling from the pore-scale

Germanou L, Ho MT, Zhang Y, Wu L, *Physics of Fluids*, 2020, 32, 10, 102012.

Molecular physics of jumping nanodroplets

Perumanath S, Borg MK, Sprittles JE, Enright R, *Nanoscale*, 2020, 12, 40, 20631-20637.

Coupling Molecular Dynamics and Direct Simulation Monte Carlo using a general and high-performance code coupling library

Longshaw SL, Emerson DR, Pillai R, Gibelli L, Lockerby DA, *Computers & Fluids*, 2020, 213, 104726.

Mean-field kinetic theory approach to Langmuir evaporation of polyatomic liquids

Busuioc S, Gibelli L, *Physics of Fluids*, 2020, 32, 093314.

Dense gas flow simulations in ultra-tight confinement

Sheng Q, Gibelli L, Li J, Borg MK, Zhang Y, *Physics of Fluids*, 2020, 32, 092003.

Rarefied flow separation in microchannel with bends

Ho MT, Li J, Su W, Wu L, Borg MK, Li Z, Zhang Y, *Journal of Fluid Mechanics*, 2020, 901, A26.

Enhanced nanoparticle rejection in aligned boron nitride nanotube membranes

Casanova S, Mistry S, Mazinani S, Borg MK, Chew JYM, Mattia D, *Nanoscale*, 2020, 12, 41, 21138-21145.

GSIS: An efficient and accurate numerical method to obtain the apparent gas permeability of porous media

Su W, Ho MT, Zhang Y, Wu L, *Computers & Fluids*, 2020, 206, 104576.

Analysis of radiation pressure and aerodynamic forces acting on powder grains in powder-based additive manufacturing

Haeri S, Haeri S, Hanson J, Lotfian S, *Powder Technology*, 2019, 368, 125-129.

Can we find steady-state solutions to multiscale rarefied gas flows within dozens of iterations?

Su W, Zhu L, Wang P, Zhang Y, Wu L, *Journal of Computational Physics*, 2020, 407, 109245.

Departure Velocity of Rolling Droplet Jumping

Fuqiang Chu, Shaokang Li, Zhongyuan Ni, Dongsheng Wen, *Langmuir*, 2020, 36, 3713-3719.

A relaxed multi-direct-forcing immersed boundary-cascaded lattice Boltzmann method accelerated on GPU

Zhang Y, Pan G, Zhang Y, Haeri S, *Computer Physics Communications*, 2020, 248, 106980.

Implicit Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Boltzmann Equation

Su W, Wang P, Zhang Y, Wu L, *Journal of Scientific Computing*, 2020, 82, 39.

Surface-Controlled Water Flow in Nanotube Membranes

Casanova S, Borg MK, Chew JYM, Mattia D, *ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces*, 2019, 11, 1, 1689–1698.

The kinetic Shakhov–Enskog model for non-equilibrium flow of dense gases

Wang P, Wu, L, Ho, MT, Li J, Li Z, Zhang Y, *Journal of Fluid Mechanics*, 2019, 883, A48.

Droplet jumping induced by coalescence of a moving droplet and a staticone: Effect of initial velocity

Shaokang Li, Fuqiang Chu, Jun Zhang, David Brutin, Dongsheng Wen, *Chemical Engineering Science*, 2019, 211, 115252.

Pore-scale simulations of rarefied gas flows in ultra-tight porous media

Ho MT, Zhu L, Wu L, Wang P, Guo Z, Ma J, Zhang Y, *Physics of Fluids*, 2019, 249, 341-351.

A comparative study of the DSBGK and DVM methods for low-speed rarefied gas flows

Ho MT, Li J, Wu L, Reese J, Zhang Y, *Computers and Fluids*, 2019, 181, 143-159.

Droplet Coalescence is Initiated by Thermal Motion

Perumanath S, Borg MK, Chubynsky MV, Sprittles JE, Reese JM, *Physical Review Letters*, 2019, 122, 104501.

Accurate and efficient computation of the Boltzmann equation for Couette flow: Influence of intermolecular potentials on Knudsen layer function and viscous slip coefficient

Su W, Wang P, Liu H, Wu L, *Journal of Conputational Physics*, 2019, 378, 573-590.

A multi-level parallel solver for rarefied gas flows in porous media

Ho MT, Zhu L, Wu L, Wang P, Guo Z, Li ZH, Zhang Y, *Physics of Fluids*, 2019, 234, 14-25.

A high-order hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method with fast convergence to steady-state solutions of the gas kinetic equation

Su W, Wang P,Zhang Y, Wu L, *Journal of Computational Physics*, 2019, 376, 973-991.

Mechanical Stability of Surface Nanobubbles

Dockar D, Borg MK, Reese JM, *Langmuir*, 2019, 35, 29, 9325–9333.

Acoustothermal Atomization of Water Nanofilms

Pillai R, Borg MK, Reese JM, *Physical Review Letters*, 2018, 121, 104502.

Dynamics of Nanodroplets on Vibrating Surfaces

Pillai R, Borg MK, Reese JM, *Langmuir*, 2018, 34, 39, 11898–11904.

Numerical study of the particle sedimentation in a viscous fluid using a coupled DEM-IB-CLBM approach

Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Pan G, Haeri S, *Journal of Computational Physics*, 2018, 368, 1-20.

PhD Theses

- Dr Vasileios-Martin Nikiforidis, Nanoscale dynamics of ice growth on surfaces, 2021
- Dr Duncan Dockar, Cavitation Dynamics of Surface Nanobubbles, 2020
- Dr Sreehari Perumanath, Merging, spreading and jumping nanodroplets, 2020