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Corral-Casas et al. J of Chem. Phys. 2021

Dockar et al. Soft Matter 2021

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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.

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