Publications
  • 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).