
Wenjing YE 葉文菁
PhD, Cornell Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Professor Ye received her B.S. degree from University of Science and Technology of China, her M.S. degree from University of California at San Diego and her Ph.D. degree from Cornell University. Before she joined the faculty of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, she was a postdoctoral associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then an assistant Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Teaching Activities
MECH2010 
Solid Mechanics I 
Research Interests
Numerical techniques: integral equation methods; Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC); Molecular Dynamics (MD)
Modeling and design of micro/nano systems, micro resonator design and application
Rarefied gas transport
Research Projects

Research Grants Council  Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, PI: Wenjing Ye, “A Cartesian CellBased Fast Integral Equation Approach for Nonlinear/Nonhomogeneous problems", Jan. 2012  Dec. 2014

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology – Global Partnership, PIs: Yikuen Lee, Tiezheng Qian, Ping Sheng, Xiaoping Wang, Weijia Wen, Wenjing Ye, “Joint KAUSTHKUST Micro/Nanofluidics Laboratory”, Sep. 2008 – August, 2013

Research Grants Council – Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, PI: Wenjing Ye, “Combined Molecular and Continuum Hybrid Simulation Techniques for Efficient Modeling of Gas Flows in Microelectromechanical/Nanoelectromechanical Devices”, Sep. 2008 – August 2010

Research Grants Council – Competitive Earmarked Research Grant,PI: Wenjing Ye, CoI: Yu, Tongxi,“Numerical Techniques and Studies of Dynamic Behavior of Porous Solids with Large Porosity”, Sep. 2007 – August 2010
Selected Publications (After 2007)
Books / Books Chapters

A. Frangi, W. Ye and J. White, “Evaluating Gas Damping in MEMS using Fast Integral Equation Solvers,” book chapter in Advances in Multiphysics Simulation and Experimental Testing of MEMS, in the series of Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures, Edited by Attilio Frangi, Narayan Aluru, Carlo Cercignani, Subrata Mukherjee, Imperial College Press, London, ISBN10 1860948626, July 2008.

W. Ye, “The Boundary Element Method and its Applications to the Modeling of MEMS Devices”, book chapter in Encyclopedia of MicroFluidics and NanoFluidics, Edited by Dongqing Li, Springer, ISBN 9780387490007, May 2008.
Journal Papers

J. Xiao, W. Ye, Y. Cai and J. Zhang, “PrecorrectedFFT Accelerated BEM for LargeScale Transient Elastodynamic Analysis using FrequencyDomain Approach”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, in press.

T. Zhu and W. Ye, "Theoretical 2D Modeling of Gas Conduction between two Finite Parallel Plates in High Vacuum”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, in press.

J. Xiao and W. Ye, “Wavelet BEM for Largescale Stokes Problems based on Direct Integral Formulation”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, DOI: 10.1002/nme.3198.

R. Leung, T. Thurber and W. Ye, “On the Modified Reynolds Equation Approach for the Prediction of Squeezefilm Gas Damping in a low Vacuum”, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, DOI: 10.1007/s1040401108403.

A. A. Donkov, S. Tiwari, T. Liang, S. Hardt,^{ } A. Klar and W. Ye, “Momentum and Mass Fluxes in a Gas Confined between Periodically Structured Surfaces at Different Temperatures”, Physical Review E, vol. 84, pp. 016304, 2011.

J. Zhang, Y. Cai, W. Ye and T.X. Yu, “On the Use of the Digital Image Correlation Method for Heterogeneous Deformation Measurement of Porous Solids”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, vol. 49, pp. 200209, 2011.

W. Ye, F. Yan and T.X. Yu, “A New Iterative Integral Formulation for Semilinear Equations based on Generalized Quasilinearization Theory”, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 35, pp. 179184, 2011.

T. Zhu and W. Ye, “Origin of the Knudsen Force on Heated Microbeams”, Physical Review E, Vol. 82, pp. 036308, 2010.

Z. Yan, J. Zhang and W. Ye, “Rapid Solution of 3D Oscillatory Elastodynamics using the pFFT Accelerated Boundary Element Method”, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 34, pp. 956962, 2010.

R. Leung, H. Cheung, G. Hong and W. Ye, “A Monte Carlo Simulation Approach for the Modeling of FreeMolecule Squeezefilm Damping of Flexible Microresonators”, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Vol. 9, pp. 809818, 2010.

Z. You, Z. Jun, W. Ye and T.X. Yu, “Numerical Characterization of Porous Solids and Performance Evaluation of Theoretical Models via the PrecorrectedFFT Accelerated BEM,” CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 3360, 2010.

T. Zhu and W. Ye, “Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Noncontinuum GasPhase Heat Conduction in Micro/Nano Devices,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B Fundamentals, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 203226, 2010.

H. Gang and W. Ye, “A Macro Model for Squeezefilm Air Damping in the FreeMolecule Regime,”Physics of Fluids, Vol. 22, pp. 012001, 2010.

W. Ye and F. Yan, “On the Convergence of the Panel Method for Potential Problems with NonSmooth Domains,” Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 33, pp. 837844, 2009.

W. Ye, “A New Transformation Technique for Evaluating Nearly Singular Integrals,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 457 – 466, 2008.

N. Masters and W. Ye, “Octant Flux Splitting Information Preservation DSMC Method for Thermally Driven Flows,” Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 226, pp. 20442062, 2007.
Refereed Conference Publications

H. Gang and W. Ye, “Effect of Oscillation Mode on the Freemolecule Squeezefilm Damping”, Proceeding of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, pp. 366370, Xiamen, China, January 2023, 2010.

T. Zhu and W. Ye, “GasPhase Heat Transfer from a Heated Microcantilever inside a Vacuum Enclosure”, Proceeding of the ASME 2009 2nd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, MNHMT200918469, Shanghai, China, Dec. 1821, 2009.

H. Gang and W. Ye, “Molecular Dynamic Simulation of Squeezefilm Damping in the Freemolecule Regime,” Proceeding of the 26th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, pp. 10271032, Kyoto, Japan, July 2125, 2008.

N. Masters and W. Ye, “Multiscale Modeling of Heat Transfer in a Thermally Sensing Atomic Force Microscope”, Proceeding of ASME International Conference on Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer, MNHT200852231, Tainan, Taiwan, Jan. 5 – Jan. 10, 2008.

N. Gupta, N. Masters, W. Ye and Y. Gianchandani, “Gas Flow in NanoChannels: Thermal Transpiration Models with Application to a SiMicromachined Knudsen Pump,” Technical Proceeding of International Conference on SolidState Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers’07), pp. 23292332, Lyon, France, June 10 – 14, 2007.

N. Masters and W. Ye, “Efficient DSMC Modeling Techniques for Micro/Nano Gas Flows,” Technical Proceedings of the 2007 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Santa Clara, May 20 – 24, 2007.

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