Publications
  • S. Mahajan & T. Tang, “Martini Coarse-grained Model for Polyethylenimine”, J. Comput. Chem., accepted (2018).
  • Y. Nademi, T. Tang & H. Uludag, “Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations Reveal Self-Protecting Configuration of Nanoparticles during Membrane Penetration”, Nanoscale, 10, 17671-17682 (2018).
  • H. Yi, T. Lan, Y. Yu, Z. Lei, H. Zeng, T. Tang, C. Wang & Y. Deng, “Aqueous-processable Polymer Binder with Strong Mechanical and Polysulfides-trapping Properties for High Performance Lithium-sulfur Battery”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 6, 18660-18668 (2018).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, J.N. Kizhakkedathuc, T. Tang & H. Uludag, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Nucleic Acid Binding Polymers Designed to Arrest Thrombosis”, ACS Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 28399-28411 (2018).
  • X. Sun, C. Jian, Y. He, H. Zeng & T. Tang, “Probing the Effect of Salt on the Aggregation of Asphaltene Model Compounds Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Energy & Fuels, 32, 8090-8097 (2018).
  • C. Jian, Q.X. Liu, H. Zeng & T. Tang, A Molecular Dynamics Study of the Effect of Asphaltenes on Toluene/Water Interfacial Tension: Surfactant or Solute?, Energy & Fuels, 32, 3225-3231 (2018).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, T. Tang & H. Uludag, “Mechanistic Insights into the Role of Glycosaminoglycans in Delivery of Polymeric Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles by Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Biomaterials, 156, 107-120 (2018).
  • H. Rahman & T. Tang, “Electric Potential of a Point Charge in Multilayered Dielectrics Evaluated from Hankel Transform”, J. Eng. Math., 110, 63-73 (2018).
  • S. Zhang, L. Zhang, X. Lu, C. Shi, T. Tang, X. Wang, Q. Huang & H. Zeng, “Adsorption Kinetics of Asphaltenes at Oil/Water Interface: Effects of Concentration and Temperature”, Fuel, 212, 387-394 (2018).
  • C. Jian, Q. Liu, H. Zeng & T. Tang, “Effect of Model Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds on the Coalescence of Water-in-Oil Emulsion Droplets”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 121, 10382-10391 (2017).
  • M. Chehel Amirani & T. Tang, Effect of Charge Redistribution on the Binding of DNA Nucleotide to Carbon Nanotube in Molecular Dynamics, Molecular Simulation, 43, 610-624 (2017).
  • H. Rahman & T. Tang, “Surface Force Induced by A Point Charge in Multilayered Dielectrics”, J. Electrostatics, 85, 35-42 (2017).
  • M. Ataei, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, “Motion of a Liquid Bridge between Nonparallel Surfaces”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 492, 218-228 (2017).
  • M. Ataei, H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, “Stability of a Liquid Bridge between Nonparallel Hydrophilic Surfaces”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 492, 207-217 (2017).
  • C. Jian, M.R. Poopari, Q. Liu, N. Zerpa, H. Zeng & T. Tang, Mechanistic Understanding of the Effect of Temperature and Salinity on the Water/Toluene Interfacial Tension, Energy & Fuels, 30, 10228-10235 (2016).
  • C. Jian, H. Zeng, Q. Liu & T. Tang, Probing the Adsorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds onto Water Droplets Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 14170-14179 (2016). 
  • C. Jian, M.R. Poopari, Q. Liu, N. Zerpa, H. Zeng & T. Tang, Reduction of Oil/Water Interfacial Tension by Model Asphaltenes: the Governing Role of Surface Concentration, J. Phys. Chem. B, 120, 5646-5654 (2016).
  • S.R. Lavoie, R. Long & T. Tang, A Rate-Dependent Damage Model for Elastomers at Large Strain, Extreme Mech. Lett., 8, 114-124 (2016).
  • S.R. Lavoie, R. Long & T. Tang, An Adhesive Zone Model for Polymeric Interface”, Int. J. Fract., 197, 169-183 (2016).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang, H. Zhao, K-Y Law & A. Amirfazli, How Pinning and Contact Angle Hysteresis Governs Quasi-static Liquid Drop Transfer, Soft Matter, 12, 1998-2008 (2016).
  • C. Jian & T. Tang, Understanding Asphaltene Aggregation and Precipitation through Thoretical and Computational Studies, In New Frontiers in Oil and Gas Exploration, C. Jin, G. Cusatis (Eds.), Springer (2016).
  • M. Chehel Amirani & T. Tang, Electrostatics of DNA Nucleotides-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids Evaluated From QM:MM Simulations, Nanoscale, 7, 19586-19595 (2015).
  • S.R. Lavoie, R. Long & T. Tang, Rate Dependent Fracture of a Double Cantilever Beam with Combined Bulk and Interfacial Dissipation, Int. J. Solids Struct., 75-76, 277-286 (2015).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Effect of Surface Wettability on Fast Liquid Transfer, Physics of Fluids, 27, 112102 (2015).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, Remant K.C., T. Tang & H. Uludag, “A Delicate Balance When Substituting a Small Hydrophobe onto Low Molecular Weight Polyethylenimine to Improve Its Nucleic Acid Delivery Efficiency”, ACS Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 24822-24832 (2015).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Fast Liquid Transfer between Surfaces: Breakup of Stretched Liquid Bridges, Langmuir, 31, 11470-11476 (2015).
  • C. Jian & T. Tang, Molecular Dynamics Simulations Reveal Inhomogeneity-enhanced Stacking of Violanthrone-78 Based Polyaromatic Compounds in n-Heptane-toluene Mixtures, J. Phys. Chem. B, 119, 8660-8668 (2015).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Liquid Bridge and Drop Transfer between Surfaces, In Computational Methods for Complex Liquid-Fluid Interfaces - Vol. 7 of Progress in Colloid and Interface Science, M. Taeibi Rahni, M. Karbaschi, R. Miller (Eds.), Taylor & Francis (2015).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Probing the Effect of miRNA on siRNA-PEI Polyplexes, J. Phys. Chem. B, 119, 5475-5486 (2015).
  • C. Jian, T. Tang & S. Bhattacharjee, “A Dimension Map for Molecular Aggregates”, J. Mol. Graph. Model., 58, 10-15 (2015).
  • M. Chehel Amirani & T. Tang, A QM:MM Model for the Interaction of DNA Nucleotides with Carbon Nanotube, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 7564-7575 (2015).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Effect of Contact Angle Hysteresis on Breakage of a Liquid Bridge, Euro. Phys. J., 224, 277-288 (2015) .
  • M. Chehel Amirani & T. Tang, “Binding of Nucleobases with Graphene and Carbon Nanotube: A Review of Computational Studies”, J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn., 33, 1567-1597 (2015).
  • C. Jian & T. Tang, One-dimensional Self-assembly of Poly-aromatic Compounds Revealed by Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Chem. B, 118, 12772-12780 (2014). 
  • S. Bagai, C. Sun & T. Tang, Lipid-Modified Polyethylenimine Mediated DNA Attraction Evaluated by Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Chem. B, 118, 7070-7076 (2014).
  • C. Jian, T. Tang & S. Bhattacharjee, “Molecular Dynamics Investigation on the Aggregation of Violanthrone78-based Model Asphaltenes in Toluene”, Energy & Fuels, 28, 3604-3613 (2014).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Molecular Modeling of Polynucleotide Complexes, Biomaterials, 35, 7068-7076 (2014).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Mechanism of Liquid Transfer between Two Surfaces and the Role of Contact Angles", Soft Matter, 10, 2503-2507 (2014).
  • S.R. Laovie & T. Tang, A Discontinuity Associated with the Capillary Deformation of Microstructures, J. Eng. Math., 88, 79-97 (2014).
  • C. Sun & T. Tang, Study the Role of Polyethylenimine as Gene Delivery Carrier Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, J. Adh. Sci. Tech., 28, 399-416 (2014).
  • D. Meneksedag-Erol, C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Polyplexes and Lipoplexes Employed in Gene Delivery, In Intracellular Drug Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications, Vol II, A. Prokop, Y. Iwasaki, A. Harada (Eds.), Springer (2014).
  • M. Chehel Amirani, T. Tang & J. Cuervo, Quantum Mechanical Treatment of Binding Energy between DNA Nucleobases and Carbon Nanotube: A DFT Analysis, Physica E, 54, 65-71 (2013).
  • T. Sohail, T. Tang & B. Nadler, Adhesive Contact of a Fluid-filled Membrane Driven by Electrostatic Forces, Int. J. Solids Struct., 50, 2678-2690 (2013).  
  • C. Jian, T. Tang & S. Bhattacharjee, Probing the Effect of Side Chain Length on the Aggregation of a Model Asphaltene using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Energy & Fuels, 27, 2057-2067 (2013).
  • H. Chen, A. Amirfazli & T. Tang, Modeling Liquid Bridge between Surfaces with Contact Angle Hysteresis, Langmuir, 29, 3310-3319 (2013).
  • C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study on the Effect of Lipid Substitution on Polyethylenimine Mediated siRNA Complexation, Biomaterials, 34, 2822-2833 (2013).
  • S. Bagai, C. Sun & T. Tang, Potential of Mean Force of Polyethylenimine Mediated DNA Attraction , J. Phys. Chem. B, 117, 49-56 (2013). 
  • S.R. Lavoie & T. Tang, Capillary Collapse of a Micro Double Cantilever Beam: A Rigorous Study, Acta Mech., 224, 549-570 (2013).
  • S.R. Lavoie & T. Tang, Adhesion of a Micro Double Cantilever Beam Driven by Capillary Forces, J. Adhesion, 89, 264-300 (2013). 
  • C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Probing the Effects of Lipid Substitution on Polycation Medicated DNA Aggregation: a Molecular Dynamics Simulations Study, Biomacromolecules, 13, 2982-2988 (2012).
  • H. Chen, T. Tang & A. Amirfazli, Fabrication of Polymeric Surfaces with Similar Contact Angle but Dissimilar Contact Angle Hysteresis, Colloid. Surf. A, 408, 17-21 (2012).
  • T. Sohail, T. Tang & B. Nadler, Micropipette Aspiration of an Inflated Fluid-filled Spherical Membrane, ZAMP, 63, 737-757 (2012).
  • O. Malysheva, T. Tang & P. Schiavone, A Model for Carbon Nanotube-DNA Hybrid Using One Dimensional Density of States, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 380, 28-33 (2012).
  • C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Molecular Dynamics Simulation for the Complexation of DNA with 2 kDa PEI reveal profound Effect of PEI Architecture on the Complexation, J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 2405-2413 (2012).
  • H.M. Aliabadi, B. Landry, C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Supramolecular Assemblies in Functional siRNA Delivery: Where Do We Stand?, Biomaterials, 33, 2546-2569 (2012).
  • C. Sun, T. Tang & H. Uludag, Molecular Dynamics Simulations of PEI Mediated DNA Aggregation, Biomacromolecules, 12, 3698-3707 (2011).
  • C. He, Y. Hao, H. Zeng, T. Tang, J. Xing & J. Chen, A New Purification Method for Magnetic Carbon Nanotubes and Associated Atomic Force Microscope Force-Distance Curve Analysis, Separ. Purif. Tech., 81, 174-183 (2011).
  • C. Sun, T. Tang, H. Uludag & J. Cuervo, Molecular Dynamics Simulation of DNA/PEI Complexes: Effect of PEI Branching and Protonation State, Biophys. J., 100, 2754-2763 (2011).
  • O. Malysheva, T. Tang & P. Schiavone, Binding Force between a Charged Wall and a Complex formed by a Polyelectrolyte and an Electronically Responsive Cylinder, J. Adhesion, 87, 251-271 (2011).
  • D. Ding, T. Tang, G. Song & A. McDonald, Characterizing the Performance of a Single-Layer Fabric System through a Heat and Mass transfer Model, Part I: Heat and Mass Transfer Model, Text. Res. J., 81, 398-411 (2011).
  • D. Ding, T. Tang, G. Song & A. McDonald, Characterizing the Performance of a Single-Layer Fabric System through a Heat and Mass transfer Model, Part II: Thermal and Evaporative Resistances, Text. Res. J., 81, 945-958 (2011).
  • O. Malysheva, T. Tang & P. Schiavone, Counterion Condensation on a Polyelectrolyte near an Electronically Responsive Cylinder, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 3781-3790 (2010).
  • T. Tang & N.J. Glassmaker, On the Inextensible Elastica Model for the Collapse of Nanotubes, Math. Mech. Solids, 15, 591-606 (2010). 
  • C. Sun & T. Tang, Structure of a Polyelectrolyte around an Electronically-responsive Cylinder, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 338, 276-283 (2009).
  • O. Malysheva, T. Tang & P. Schiavone, Adhesion between a Charged Particle in an Electrolyte Solution and a Charged Substrate: Electrostatic and van der Waals Interactions, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 327, 251-260 (2008).
  • T. Tang & A. Jagota, Model for Modulation of Source-Drain Current in a CNT-FET by Electrochemical Gating, J. Comp. Theor. Nanosci., 5, 1989-1996 (2008).
  • B. Nadler & T. Tang, Decohesion of a Rigid Punch from Non-linear Membrane Undergoing Finite Axisymmetric Deformation, Int. J. Non-linear Mechanics, 43, 716-721 (2008).
  • M.B. Havener, V. Sica, T. Tang & A. Jagota, Biomimetic Core-Shell Fibril for Enhanced Adhesion, Langmuir, 24, 6182-6188 (2008).
  • C. Khripin, T. Tang & A. Jagota, “Deformation of a Sheet with Coupling between Elasticity and Concentration”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 722-726 (2008).
  • S. Manohar, T. Tang & A. Jagota, Structure of Homopolymer DNA-CNT Hybrids, J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 17835-17845 (2007).
  • C.Y. Hui, A. Jagota, L. Shen, W. Noderer, N.J. Glassmaker, T. Tang & S. Vajpayee, “Design of Bio-inspired Fibrillar Interfaces for Contact and Adhesion – Theory and Experiments”, J. Adh. Sci. Tech., 21, 1259-1280 (2007).
  • A. Jagota, C.Y. Hui, N.J. Glassmaker & T. Tang, “Mechanics of Bioinspired and Biomimetic Fibriallar Interfaces”, MRS Bulletin, 32, 492-495 (2007).
  • T. Tang, A. Jagota & C.Y. Hui, Line of Charges in Electrolyte Solution near a Half-space I. Counterion Condensation, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 299, 564-571 (2006).
  • T. Tang, C.Y. Hui & A. Jagota, Line of Charges in Electrolyte Solution near a Half-space II. Electric Field of a Single Charge, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 299, 572-579 (2006).
  • T. Tang, A. Jagota, C.Y. Hui & M.K. Chaudhury, Thermal Fluctuations Limit the Adhesive Strength of Compliant Solids, J. Adhesion, 82, 671-696 (2006); awarded Distinguished Paper at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, February, 2006.
  • T. Tang, C.Y. Hui & A. Jagota, Adhesive Contact Driven by Electrostatic Forces, J. Appl. Phys., 99, 054906 (2006).
  • T. Tang, A. Jagota, C.Y. Hui & N.J. Glassmaker, Collapse of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, J. Appl. Phys., 97, 074310 (2005); selected for publication on Virtual J. Nanoscale Sci. Tech., 11, April 4, 2005.
  • T. Tang, A. Jagota & C.Y. Hui, Adhesion between Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, J. Appl. Phys., 97, 074304 (2005); selected for publication on Virtual J. Nanoscale Sci. Tech., 11, April 4, 2005.
  • T. Tang, C.Y. Hui & N.J. Glassmaker, Can a Fibrillar Interface be Stronger and Tougher than a Non-fibrillar One, J. R. Soc., Interface, 2, 505-516 (2005).
  • T. Tang & C.Y. Hui, Decohesion of a Rigid Punch from an Elastic Layer: Transition from 'Flaw Sensitive' to 'Flaw Insensitive' Regime, J. Polym. Sci. B, 43, 3628-3637 (2005).
  • T. Tang, C.Y. Hui, H.G. Retsos & E.J. Kramer, Characterization of a Fracture Specimen for Crack Growth in Epoxy due to Thermal Fatigue, Eng. Fract. Mech., 72, 791-805 (2005).
  • C.Y. Hui, T. Tang, Y.Y. Lin & M.K. Chaudhury, Failure of Elastomeric Polymers due to Rate Dependent Bond Rupture, Langmuir, 20, 6052-6064 (2004).
  • C.Y. Hui, N.J. Glassmaker, T. Tang & A. Jagota, Design of Biomimetic Fibrillar Interfaces: 2. Mechanics of Enhanced Adhesion, J. R. Soc., Interface, 1, 35-48 (2004).
  • X.C. You, Z. Zhuang & T. Tang, Dynamic Ductile Fracture Toughness Test and Simulation for the Ultra-high Pressure Gas Pipelines Interacting with Supersonic Jet Stream, Key Eng. Mater., 243-244, 381-386 (2003).