In Press and Preprints

[-]* Naumann, J., Müller, M., Bohn, N., Binder, J. R., Kamlah, M., & Gan, Y. (2024). Uncovering Ionic Transport Paths within Hierarchically Structured Battery Electrodes. ACS Applied Energy Materials. In press. [DOI]

[-] Wei, D., Zhai, C., Song, H., Hurley, R., Xu, M. and Gan, Y., Friction between Rough Spheres: The Role of Anisotropy at the Micro Scale. Available at SSRN 4332077.

[-] Wang, Z., Ong, L. J. Y., Gan, Y., Pereira, J. M., Zhang, J., Toh, Y. C., & Sauret, E. (2023). PoroFluidics: Deterministic fluid control in porous microfluidics. Authorea Preprints. [DOI]


[155]* Wang, X., Zhai, C., & Gan, Y. (2024). Effective Permittivity of Compacted Granular Materials: Effects of Interfacial Polarization and Pore-filling Fluids. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 100525. [DOI]

[154] Huang, Y., Löschke, S., Gan, Y., & Proust, G. (2024). Interrelations between Printing Patterns and Residual Stress in Fused Deposition Modelling for the 4D Printing of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene and Wood–Plastic Composites. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 8(2), 77. [DOI]

[153] Huang, S., Wei, D., Han, W., Song, H., Song, S., Gan, Y., Zhai, C. and Xu, M., In-Situ Measurements of Contact Evolution for Fractal Rough Surfaces Under Normal Compression. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 297, 112841. [DOI]

[152] Rajan, A., Gan, Y., Reddy, K.S. (2024) Performance assessment of phase change material-based thermal energy storage. Journal of Energy Storage, 87, 111424. [DOI]

[151]* Zhong, H., Wang, Z., Zhang, Y., Suo, S., Hong, Y., Wang, L., & Gan, Y. (2024). Gas storage in geological formations: A comparative review on carbon dioxide and hydrogen storage. Materials Today Sustainability, 100720. [DOI]

[150] Zhao, H., Li, W., Gan, Y., Mahmood, A. H., Zhao, X., Wang, K. (2024). Nano-and Microscopic Investigation on the Strengthening Mechanism of ITZs Using Waste Glass Powder in Modeled Aggregate Concrete. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 36(4), 04024007. [DOI]


[149] Liu, Q., Ge, R., Li, C., Li, Q., Gan, Y. (2023). Digital design and additive manufacturing of structural materials in electrochemical and thermal energy storage systems: a review. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 18(1), e2273949. [PDF, DOI]

[148]* Dong, M., Wang, Z., Marks, B., Chen, Y., Gan, Y. (2023). Partially Saturated Granular Flow in a Rotating Drum: The Role of Cohesion. Physics of Fluids, 35, 113302. [PDF, DOI]

[147] Deng, P., Liu, Y., Liu, Y., Li, Y., Wu, R., Meng, L., Liang, K., Gan, Y., Qiao, F., Liu, N., Kang, Z. (2023). Microwave Regenerable Nickel, Zinc Co-doped Nitrogen-Coordinated Porous Carbon Catalyst for Nitrogen Fixation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 15(38), 44809-44819. [PDF, DOI]

[146] Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhai, X., Gan, Y., Chalermsinsuwan, B., Wang, X., 2023. CO2-TBAB semi-clathrate hydrate dissociation behaviour in individual capsules: A new two-stage numerical model and parametric study. Chemical Engineering Journal, 470, 144035. [PDF, DOI]

[145]* Suo, S., Zhai, C., Kamlah, M., Gan, Y. (2023). An unexplored regime of binary packing under extreme mixture conditions. Powder Technology, 428, 118802. [DOI, PDF]

[144]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Sauret, E., Gan, Y. (2023) Wettability impacts residual trapping of immiscible fluids during cyclic injection. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 961, A19. [DOI, PDF]

[143] Wu, J., Gan, Y., Shi, Z., Huang, P., Shen, L. (2023). Pore-scale lattice Boltzmann simulation of CO2-CH4 displacement in shale matrix. Energy, 127991.[DOI, PDF]

[142] Zhao, H., Li, W., Gan, Y., Wang, K., Luo, Z. (2023) Nano/microcharacterization and image analysis on bonding behaviour of ITZs in recycled concrete enhanced with waste glass powder. Construction and Building Materials, 392, 131904. [DOI, PDF]

[141]* Bao, Y., Wang, Z., Shi, Z., Gan, Y. (2023). A Modified Weber Number Capturing the Bouncing–Wetting Transition of Droplet Impact on Rough Surfaces. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 10(10): 2201873. (Invited) [DOI, PDF, Back Cover]

[140] Wu, J., Shen, L., Huang, P., Gan, Y. (2023). Selective adsorption and transport of CO2–CH4 mixture under nano-confinement. Energy, 127224. [DOI, PDF]


[139] Wang, Z., Jeong, H., Gan, Y., Pereira, J. M., Gu, Y., Sauret, E. (2022). Pore-scale modeling of multiphase flow in porous media using a conditional generative adversarial network (cGAN). Physics of Fluids, 34(12), 123325. [DOI, PDF]

[138]* Bao, Y., Wang, Z., Gan, Y. (2022) Numerical investigation of compressive stress and wettability effects on fluid transport in PEM fuel cell porous layers. Energy Technology, 2201028 [DOI, PDF]

[137]* Suo, S., Zhao, H., Bagheri, S., Yu, P., Gan, Y. (2022). Mobility of trapped droplets within porous surfaces. Chemical Engineering Science, 264, 118134 [DOI, PDF].

[136]* Mohammad, N., Meng, W., Zhang, Y., Liu, M., El-Zein, A., Gan, Y. (2022) Desiccation crack formation and prevention in thin bentonite layers. Environmental Geotechnics, 9(8), 547-561. [DOI, PDF]

[135] Wahn, A., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2022) Viscoelastic behavior in discrete element method realized by interparticle Maxwell-Zener model. Journal of Micromechanics and Molecular Physics, 7(3-4), 197-212 [DOI, PDF].

[134] Cheng, Z., Dias-da-Costa, D., Gan, Y., Shen, L. (2022) A Modified Phase-field Model for Predicting Mixed-mode Fracture in Rock-like Materials. Journal of Micromechanics and Molecular Physics, 7(3-4), 213-224 [DOI, PDF].

[133]* Dong, M., Wang, Z., Gan, Y. (2022) Wet mono-sized granular packing: Effects of initial clusters and filling strategy. Powder Technology, 407, 117678 [DOI, PDF].

[132]* Liu, Q., Wei, D., Zhang, H., Zhai. C., Gan Y. (2022) A Numerical Investigation on Effective Diffusion in Cement-Based Composites: The Role of Aggregate Shape. Transport in Porous Media, 143, 681-702. [DOI, PDF]

[131]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Sauret, E., Gan, Y. (2022) Emergence of unstable invasion during imbibition in regular porous media. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 941, A40. [DOI, PDF]

[130]* Liang, H., Niu, J., Annabattula, R.K., Reddy, K.S., Abbas, A., Luu, M., Gan, Y. (2022) Phase change material thermal energy storage design of packed bed units. Journal of Energy Storage, 51, 104576. [DOI, PDF]

[129]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Sauret, E., Aryana, S.A., Shi, Z., Gan, Y. (2022) A pore-resolved interface tracking algorithm for simulating multiphase flow in arbitrarily structured porous media. Advances in Water Resources, 162, 104152. [DOI, PDF]

[128]* Wei, D., Zhao, B., Gan, Y. (2022) Surface reconstruction with spherical harmonics and its application for single particle crushing simulations. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 14(1), 232-239. [DOI, PDF]

[127]* Wang, Z., Bao, Y., Pereira, J.M., Sauret, E., Gan, Y. (2022) Influence of multiscale surface roughness on permeability in fractures. Physical Review Fluids, 7, 024101. [DOI, PDF]

[126]* Liang, H., Liu, L., Zhong, Z., Gan, Y., Wu, J.Y., Niu, J. (2022) Towards idealized thermal stratification in a novel phase change emulsion storage tank. Applied Energy, 310, 118526. [DOI, PDF]


[125] El-Zein, A., Airey, D., Yu, B., Esgandani, G. A., Proust, G., Dias-da-Costa, D., Gao, Y., Gan, Y., Chen, S. (2021) Self-repair of cracks and defects in clay: a review of evidence, mechanisms, theories and nomenclature. Acta Geotechnica, 16, 3741–3760. [DOI, PDF]

[124] Sharifahmadian, O., Zhai, C., Hung, J., Shineh, G., Stewart, C.A., Fadzil, A.A., Ionescu, M., Gan, Y., Wise, S.G. and Akhavan, B., (2021) Mechanically robust nitrogen-rich plasma polymers: Biofunctional interfaces for surface engineering of biomedical implants. Materials Today Advances, 12, 100188. [DOI, PDF]

[123]* Suo, S., Moscardini, M., Becker, V., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2021) Cyclic thermo-mechanical performance of granular beds: Effect of elastoplasticity. Powder Technology, 394, 705–713. [DOI, PDF]

[122] Li, W., Luo, Z., Gan, Y., Wang, K., Shah, S. P. (2021) Nanoscratch on mechanical properties of interfacial transition zones (ITZs) in fly ash-based geopolymer composites. Composites Science and Technology, 214, 109001. [DOI, PDF]

[121] Huang, P., Shen, L., Gan, Y., Shen, Y., Du, D., Yu, B., Maggi, F., El‐Zein, A. (2021) Measurements of the relative permeability to CO2‐and‐brine multiphase fluid of Paaratte formation at near‐reservoir conditions. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 11, 697-711. [DOI, PDF]

[120] Jaggannagari, S. R., Desu, R. K., Reimann, J., Gan, Y., Moscardini, M., Annabattula, R. K. (2021) DEM simulations of vibrated sphere packings in slender prismatic containers. Powder Technology, 393, 31–59. [DOI, PDF]

[119] Zhang, Y., Shedbale, A.S., Gan, Y., Moon, J., Poh, L.H. (2021) Size effect analysis of quasi-brittle fracture with localizing gradient damage model. International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 30(7), 1012–1035. [DOI, PDF]

[118]* Wang, Z., Maillet, B., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2021) Towards the end of drying of granular materials: enhanced evaporation and drying-induced collapse. Water Resources Research, 57, e2021WR030125. [DOI, PDF]

[117] Becker, V., Birkholz, O., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2021) Modeling the influence of particle shape on mechanical compression and effective transport properties in granular Lithium‐ion battery electrodes. Energy Technology, 9(6), 2000886. [DOI, PDF]

[116]* Wang, X., Zhai, C., Gan, Y. (2021) Stress-dependent electrical impedance behaviours at fractal rough interfaces. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 9, 025014. [DOI, PDF]

[115]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2021) Effect of grain shape on quasi-static fluid-fluid displacement in porous media. Water Resources Research, 57, e2020WR029415. [DOI, PDF]

[114]* Dong, M., Reimann, J., Annabattula, R.K., Gan, Y. (2021) Morphological characterisation of 2D packing with bi-disperse particles. International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, 13(1), 89-97. [DOI, PDF]

[113] Desu, R. K., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Annabattula, R. K. (2021) Compaction mechanics of a polydisperse crushable spherical granular assembly using discrete element method. International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, 13(1), 114-121. [DOI, PDF]

[112]* Suo, S., Gan, Y. (2021) Tuning capillary flow in porous media with hierarchical structures. Physics of Fluids, 33: 034107. [DOI, PDF, Scilight, Featured article]

[111]* Wei, D., Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2021) Permeability of Uniformly Graded 3D Printed Granular Media. Geophysical Research Letters, 48: e2020GL090728. [DOI, PDF]

[110]* Shi, Z., Wang, Z., Gan, Y. (2021) Effects of topological disorder in unsaturated granular media via a pore-scale lattice Boltzmann investigation. Advances in Water Resources, 149: 103855. [DOI, PDF]

[109]* Wang, Z., Owais, A., Neto, C., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2021) Enhancing spontaneous droplet motion on structured surfaces with tailored wedge design. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 8(2): 2000520. (Invited) [DOI, PDF, Back cover]

[108]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2021) Packing of wet monodisperse spheres. Powder Technology, 378(A): 60-64. [DOI, PDF]

[107]* Zhang, Y., Proust, G., Retraint, D., Wang, H., Gan, Y. (2021) Predicting mechanical properties of 316L stainless steel subjected to SMAT: A sequential DEM-FEM investigation. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 193, 106173. [DOI, PDF]

[106] Guo, C., Li, C., Zhang, K., Cai, Z., Ma, T., Maggi, F., Gan, Y., El-Zein, A., Pan, Z., Shen, L. (2021) The promise and challenges of utility-scale compressed air energy storage in aquifers. Applied Energy, 286, 116513. [DOI, PDF]

[105] Luo, Z., Li, W., Gan, Y., He, X., Castel, A., Sheng, D. (2021) Nanoindentation on micromechanical properties and microstructure of geopolymer with nano-SiO2 and nano-TiO2. Cement and Concrete Composites, 117, 103883. [DOI, PDF]


[104]* Suo, S., Gan, Y. (2020) Rupture of liquid bridges on porous tips: Competing mechanisms of spontaneous imbibition and stretching. Langmuir, 36, 13642−13648. [DOI, PDF]

[103] Meng, W., Liu, M., Gan, Y., Pauchard, L., Chen, C. Q. (2020). Cracking to curling transition in drying colloidal films. The European Physical Journal E, 43(10): 64. [DOI, PDF]

[102] Nguyen, V.T., Wu, N., Gan, Y., Pereira, J.M., Tang, A.M. (2020) Long-term thermo-mechanical behaviour of energy pile in clay. Environmental Geotechnics, 7(4): 237–248. [DOI, PDF]

[101] Huang, P., Shen, L., Gan, Y., Maggi, F., El-Zein, A. (2020) Numerical investigation of microscale dynamic contact angles of the CO2–water–silica system using coarse-grained molecular approach. Computational Mechanics, 66: 707-722. [DOI, PDF]

[100]* Bao, Y., Gan, Y. (2020) Roughness effects of gas diffusion layers on droplet dynamics in PEMFC flow channels. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 45: 17869-17881. [DOI, PDF]

[99] Luo, Z., Li, W., Gan, Y., Mendu, K., Shah, S.P. (2020) Novel nanoindentation investigation on sodium aluminosilicate hydrate of geopolymer with different silica modulus and curing conditions. Composites Part B, 198: 108185. [DOI, PDF]

[98] Wang, W., Wei, D., Gan, Y. (2020) An experimental investigation on cemented sand particles using different loading paths: Failure modes and fabric quantifications. Construction and Building Materials, 258: 119487. [DOI, PDF]

[97] Luo, Z., Li, W., Gan, Y., Mendu, K., Shah, S.P. (2020) Applying grid nanoindentation and maximum likelihood estimation for N-A-S-H in geopolymer: Investigation and discussion. Cement and Concrete Research, 135: 106112. [DOIPDF]

[96]* Wei, D., Hurley, R., Poh, L.H., Dias-da-Costa, D., Gan, Y. (2020) The role of particle morphology on concrete fracture behaviour: A meso-scale modelling approach. Cement and Concrete Research, 134: 106096. [DOIPDF]

[95]* Liang, H., Niu, J., Gan, Y. (2020) Performance optimization for shell-and-tube PCM thermal energy storage. Journal of Energy Storage, 30: 101421. [DOIPDF]

[94]* Ma, J., Wu, S., Zhang, X., Gan, Y. (2020) Modeling acoustic emission in the Brazilian test using moment tensor inversion. Computers and Geotechnics, 123: 103567. [DOIPDF]

[93]* Wang, Z., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2020) Effect of wetting transition during multiphase displacement in porous media. Langmuir, 36: 2449−2458. [DOIPDF]

[92]* Suo, S., Liu, M. and Gan, Y. (2020) Fingering patterns in hierarchical porous media. Physical Review Fluids, 5: 034301. [DOIPDF]

[91]* Suo, S., Liu, M. and Gan, Y. (2020) An LBM-PNM framework for immiscible flow: With applications to droplet spreading on porous surfaces. Chemical Engineering Science, 218: 115577. [DOIPDF]

[90] Vijayan, A., Gan, Y., Annabattula, R.K. (2020) Evolution of fabric in spherical granular assemblies under the influence of various loading conditions through DEM. Granular Matter, 22: 34. [DOIPDF]

[89] Delhomme, F., Hajimohammadi, A., Almeida, A., Jiang, C., Moreau, D., Gan, Y., Wang, X., Castel, A. (2020) Physical properties of Australian hurd used as aggregate for hemp concrete. Materials Today Communications, 24: 100986. [DOIPDF]

[88] Xue, K., Han, P., Du, K., Gan, Y., Wang, Z., Bai, C. (2020) Morphodynamics of dense particulate medium under radial explosion. Soft Matter, 16: 1498-1517. [DOIPDF, Back cover]

[87]* Wei, D., Zhai, C., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2020) Contact behaviour of simulated rough spheres generated with spherical harmonic. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 193–194: 54-68. [DOIPDF]

[86] Behi, M., Shakorian-poor, M., Mirmohammadi, S.A., Behi, H., Rubio, J.I., Nikkam, N., Farzaneh-Gord, M., Gan, Y. and Behnia, M. (2020) Experimental and numerical investigation on hydrothermal performance of nanofluids in micro-tubes. Energy, 193: 116658. [DOIPDF]

[85] Kan, W.H., Zhang, Y., Tang, X., Lucey, T., Proust, G., Gan, Y., Cairney, J. (2020) Precipitation of (Ti, Zr, Nb, Ta, Hf) C high entropy carbides in a steel matrix. Materialia, 9: 100540. [DOIPDF]

[84] Reimann, J., Vicente, J., Ferrero, C. Rack, A., Gan, Y. (2020) 3d tomography analysis of the packing structure of spherical particles in slender prismatic containers. International Journal of Materials Research. 111(1): 65-77. [DOIPDF]

[83] Gharehdash, S., Shen, L., Gan, Y. (2020) Numerical study on mechanical and hydraulic behaviour of blast-induced fractured rock. Engineering with Computers. 36: 915–929. [DOIPDF]


[82] Wang, H., Li, S., Li, D., Proust, G., Gan, Y., Yan, K., Tang, D., Wu, P., Peng, Y. (2019) Modeling twinning, detwinning, and dynamic recrystallization of magnesium alloys. MRS Bulletin, 44(11): 873-877. (Invited) [DOIPDF]

[81] Peeketi, A., Moscardini, M., Pupeschi, S., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Annabattula, R. (2019) Analytical estimation of the effective thermal conductivity of a granular bed in a stagnant gas including the Smoluchowski effect. Granular Matter, 21: 93. [DOIPDF]

[80] Li, C., Maggi, F., Zhang, K., Guo, C., Gan, Y., El‐Zein, A., Pan, Z. Shen, L. (2019) Effects of variable injection rate on reservoir responses and implications for CO2 storage in saline aquifers. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 9(4): 652-671. [DOIPDF]

[79]* Zhang, Y., Proust, G., Retraint, D., Wang, H., Gan, Y. (2019) Discrete Element Simulation of Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment with Rough-surface Sonotrode. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 161–162: 105060. [DOI, PDF]

[78] Akhavan, B., Croes, M., Wise, S.G., Zhai, C., Hung, J., Stewart, C., Ionescu, M., Weinans, H., Gan, Y., Yavari, S.A., Bilek, M. (2019) Radical-functionalized plasma polymers: Stable biomimetic interfaces for bone implant applications. Applied Materials Today, 16: 456–473. [DOIPDF, Cover]

[77]* Bao, Y., Li, L., Shen, L., Lei, C., Gan, Y. (2019) A modified smoothed particle hydrodynamics approach for modelling dynamic contact angle hysteresis. Acta Mechanica Sinica, 35(3): 472–485. [DOI, PDF]

[76] Liu, M., Suo, S., Wu, J., Gan, Y. Hanaor, D.A.H., Chen, C.Q. (2019) Tailoring porous media for controllable capillary flow. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 539: 379-387. [DOI, PDF]

[75] Moscardini, M., Pupeschi, S., Gan, Y., Hernández, F. A., Kamlah, M. (2019) Discrete Element Analysis of Heat Transfer in the Breeder Beds of the European Solid Breeder Blanket Concept. Fusion Science and Technology, 75(4): 283-298. [DOI, PDF]

[74]* Dai, W., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2019) The effects of packing structure on the effective thermal conductivity of granular media: A grain scale investigation. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 142: 266-279. [DOIPDF]

[73] Mirmohammadi, S.A., Behi, M., Gan, Y., Shen, L. (2019) Particle-shape-, temperature-, and concentration-dependent thermal conductivity and viscosity of nanofluids. Physical Review E, 99: 043109. [DOIPDF]

[72] Birkholz, O., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2019) Modeling the effective transport properties of the solid and the pore phase in granular materials using resistor networks. Powder Technology, 351: 54-65. [DOI, PDF]

[71] Huang, P., Shen, L., Gan, Y., Maggi, F., El-Zein, A., Pan, Z. (2019) Atomistic study of dynamic contact angles in CO2-water-silica system. Langmuir, 35: 5324-5332. [DOI, PDF, Suppl. Cover]

[70]* Wang, Z., Chauhan, K., Pereira, J.M., Gan, Y. (2019) Disorder characterization of porous media and its effect on fluid displacement. Physical Review Fluids, 4, 034305. [DOI, PDF]

[69]* Wei, D., Zhao, B., Dias-da-Costa, D., Gan, Y. (2019) An FDEM study of particle breakage under rotational point loading. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 212: 221-237. [DOIPDF]

[68] Xue, K., Liu, J., Feng, C., Gan, Y., Bai, C. (2019) Explosively driven hierarchical particle jetting. Chemical Engineering Science, 202: 250–269. [DOIPDF]

[67]* Dai, W., Reimann, J., Hanaor, D., Ferrero, C., Gan, Y. (2019) Modes of wall induced granular crystallisation in vibrational packing. Granular Matter, 21: 26. [DOI, PDF]

[66]* Cui, G., Liu, M., Dai, W., Gan, Y. (2019) Pore-scale Modelling of Gravity-driven Drainage in Disordered Porous Media. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 114: 19-27. [DOI, PDF]

[65] Liu, M., Wu, J., Gan, Y. Hanaor, D.A.H., Chen, C.Q. (2019) Multiscale modeling of the effective elastic properties of fluid-filled porous materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 162: 36-44. [DOI, PDF]

[64]* Suo, S., Liu, M., Gan, Y. (2019) Modelling imbibition processes in heterogeneous porous media. Transport in Porous Media, 126: 615–631. [DOI, PDF]


[63]* Zhai, C., Gan, Y. (2018) Electrical percolation in conductive granular media. Journal of Coupled Systems and Multiscale Dynamics, 6(4):310-316. [DOI, PDF]

[62] Huang, P., Shen, L., Gan, Y., Nguyen, G.D., El-Zein, A., Maggi, F. (2018) Coarse-grained modeling of multiphase interactions at microscale. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 149: 124505. [DOI, PDF]

[61] Mirmohammadi, S. A., Shen, L., Gan, Y. (2018) A reliable approach for calculating thermophysical properties of liquid using molecular dynamics simulations. Chemical Physics Letters, 712: 44-53. [DOIPDF]

[60]* Li, S., Liu, M., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2018) Dynamics of Viscous Entrapped Saturated Zones in Partially Wetted Porous Media. Transport in Porous Media, 125: 193-210. [DOI, PDF]

[59]* Shi, Z., Zhang, Y., Liu, M., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2018) Dynamic contact angle hysteresis in liquid bridges. Colloids and Surfaces A. 555: 365-371. [DOI, PDF]

[58] Flores-Johnson, E.A., Carrillo, J.G., Zhai, C., Gamboa, R.A., Gan, Y., Shen, L. (2018) Microstructure and mechanical properties of hard Acrocomia mexicana fruit shell. Scientific Reports, 8: 9668. [DOIPDF]

[57] Pupeschi, S., Moscardini, M., Gan, Y., Knitter, R., Kamlah, M. (2018) Cyclic behavior of ceramic pebble beds under mechanical loading. Fusion Engineering and Design, 134: 11–21. [DOIPDF]

[56]* Zhai, C., Gan, Y., Hanaor, D., Proust, G. (2018) Stress-dependent electrical transport and its universal scaling in granular materials. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 22: 83-88. [DOI, PDF]

[55] Xue, K., Cui, H., Du, K., Shi, X., Gan, Y., Bai, C. (2018) The onset of shock-induced particle jetting. Powder Technology, 336: 220-229. [DOIPDF]

[54] Xue, K., Du, K., Shi, X., Gan, Y., Bai, C. (2018) Dual hierarchical particle jetting of particle ring undergoing a radial explosion. Soft Matter, 14: 4422-4431. [DOIPDF, Back Cover]

[53]* Suo, S., Xu, Z., Li, W., Gan, Y. (2018) Improved mathematical model for analysis of the Payne effect of magnetorheological elastomers. ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 31(5): 04018046. [DOI, PDF]

[52] Peeketi, A., Vijayan, A., Moscardini, M., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Annabattula, R. (2018) Effective thermal conductivity of a compacted pebble bed in a stagnant gaseous environment: An analytical approach together with DEM. Fusion Engineering and Design, 130: 80-88. [DOI, PDF]

[51] Liu, M., Wu, J., Gan, Y., Hanaor, D., Chen, C.Q. (2018) Tuning capillary penetration in porous media: combining geometrical and evaporation effects. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 123: 239-250. [DOI, PDF]

[50] Moscardini, M., Gan, Y., Pupeschi, S., Kamlah, M. (2018) Discrete element method for effective thermal conductivity of packed pebbles accounting for the Smoluchowski effect. Fusion Engineering and Design, 127: 192-201. [DOI, PDF]


[49] Reimann, J., Vicente, J., Brun, E., Ferrero, C., Gan, Y., Rack, A. (2017) X-ray tomography investigations of mono-sized sphere packing structures in cylindrical containers. Powder Technology, 318: 471-483. [DOIPDF]

[48]* Zhai, C., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2017) Contact stiffness of multiscale surfaces by truncation analysis. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 131–132: 305–316. [DOI, PDF]

[47] Hanaor, D., Flores Johnson, E.A., Wang, S., Quach, S., Dela-Torre, K.N., Gan, Y., Shen, L. (2017) Mechanical properties in crumple-formed paper derived materials subjected to compression. Heliyon, 3 (2017) e00329. [DOIPDF]

[46] Moscardini, M., Gan, Y., Annabattula, R.K., Kamlah M. (2017) A Discrete Element Method to simulate the mechanical behavior of ellipsoidal particles for a fusion breeding blanket. Fusion Engineering and Design, 121, 22-31. [DOIPDF]

[45]* Dai, W., Pupeschi, S., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2017) Influence of gas pressure on the effective thermal conductivity of ceramic breeder pebble beds. Fusion Engineering and Design, 118, 45-51. [DOIPDF]

[44]* Zhai, C., Hanaor, D., Gan, Y. (2017) Universality of the emergent scaling in finite random binary percolation networks. PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0172298. [DOI, PDF]


[43] Desu, R., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Annabattula, R. (2016) Mechanics of crushable binary pebble assembly through Discrete Element Method. Nuclear Materials and Energy, 9, 237-241. [DOI, PDF]

[42] Flores-Johnson, E.A., Wang, S., Maggi, F., El Zein, A., Gan, Y., Nguyen, G.D., Shen, L. (2016) Discrete element simulation of dynamic behaviour of partially saturated sand. International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 12, 495-507. [DOIPDF]

[41]* Zhai, C., Hanaor, D., Proust, G., Brassart, L., Gan, Y. (2016) Interfacial electro-mechanical behaviour at rough surfaces. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 9, 422-429. [DOIPDF]

[40] Liu, M., Wu, J., Gan,Y., Hanaor, D., Chen, C. (2016) Evaporation limited radial capillary penetration in porous media. Langmuir, 32(38), 9899-9904. [DOI, PDF]

[39] Liu, M., Jin, P., Xu, Z., Hanaor, D.A.H., Gan, Y., Chen, C.Q. (2016)  Two-dimensional modeling of the self-limiting oxidation in silicon and tungsten nanowires. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 6, 195-199. [DOIPDF]

[38] Pupeschi, S., Knitter, R., Kamlah, M., Gan, Y. (2016) Numerical and experimental characterization of ceramic pebble beds under cycling mechanical loading. Fusion Engineering and Design, 112, 162-168. [DOIPDF]

[37] Liu, M., Zhang, Y., Wu, J., Gan, Y., Chen, C.Q. (2016) Analytical solutions for elastic response of coated mesoporous materials to pore pressure. International Journal of Engineering Science, 107, 68-76. [DOIPDF]

[36] Liu, M., Wu, J., Gan, Y., Chen, C. (2016) The pore-load modulus of ordered nanoporous materials with surface effects. AIP Advances, 6, 035324. [DOIPDF]

[35]* Zhai, C., Gan, Y., Hanaor, D., Proust, G., Retraint, D. (2016) The Role of Surface Structure in Normal Contact Stiffness. Experimental Mechanics, 56, 359-368. [DOI, PDF]

[34]* Hanaor, D., Gan, Y., Revay, M., Airey, D., Einav, I. (2016) 3D printable geomaterials. Géotechnique, 66(4), 323–332. [DOI, PDF]

[33]* Hanaor, D., Gan, Y., Einav, I. (2016) Static friction at fractal interfaces. Tribology International, 93, 229-238. [DOI, PDF]

Before 2015

[32]* Liu, M., Gan, Y., Hanaor, D., Liu, B., Chen, C. (2015) An improved semi-analytical solution for stress at round-tip notches. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 149, 134-142. [DOIPDF]

[31] Alonso-Marroquin, F., Huang, P., Hanaor, D. A., Flores-Johnson, E. A., Proust, G., Gan, Y., Shen, L. (2015) Static friction between rigid fractal surfaces. Physical Review E, 92(3), 032405. [DOIPDF]

[30] Flores-Johnson, E. A., Rupert, T. J., Hemker, K. J., Gianola, D. S., Gan, Y. (2015) Modelling wrinkling interactions produced by patterned defects in metal thin films. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 175-185. [DOIPDF]

[29]* Zhai, C., Hanaor, D., Proust, G., Gan, Y. (2015) Stress-Dependent Electrical Contact Resistance at Fractal Rough Surfaces. Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), B4015001. [DOIPDF]

[28]* Hanaor, D. A., Chrzanowski, W., Gan, Y. (2015) An approach for the in-situ specific surface area assessment of aqueous oxide particles. Journal of The Australian Ceramic Society, 51(2), 88-93. [PDF]

[27]* Hanaor, D., Gan, Y., Einav, I. (2015) Contact mechanics of fractal surfaces by spline assisted discretization. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 59, 121-131. [DOI, PDF]

[26]* Hanaor, D., Kolb, M., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Knitter, R. (2015) Solution based synthesis of mixed-phase materials in the Li2TiO3–Li4SiO4 system. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 456, 151-161. [DOI, PDF]

[25]* Hanaor, D., Ghadiri, M., Chrzanowski, W., Gan, Y. (2014) Scalable surface area characterization by electrokinetic analysis of complex anion adsorption. Langmuir, 30 (50), 15143–15152. [DOIPDF]

[24]* Gan, Y., Hernandez, F., Hanaor, D., Annabattula, R., Kamlah, M., Pereslavtsev, P. (2014) Thermal Discrete Element Analysis of EU Solid Breeder Blanket Subjected to Neutron Irradiation. Fusion Science and Technology, 66(1), 83-90. [DOIPDF]

[23] Annabattula, R. K., Kolb, M., Gan, Y., Rolli, R., Kamlah, M. (2014) Size-Dependent Crush Analysis of Lithium Orthosilicate Pebbles. Fusion Science and Technology, 66(1), 136-141. [DOIPDF]

[22]* Gan, Y., Maggi, F., Buscarnera, G., Einav, I. (2013) A particle–water based model for water retention hysteresis. Géotechnique Letters, 3(October-December), 152-161. [DOI, PDF]

[21]* Hanaor, D., Gan, Y., Einav, I. (2013) Effects of surface structure deformation on static friction at fractal interfaces. Géotechnique Letters, 3(April-June), 52-58. [DOIPDF]

[20] Ott, J., Völker, B., Gan, Y., McMeeking, R. M., Kamlah, M. (2013) A micromechanical model for effective conductivity in granular electrode structures. Acta Mechanica Sinica, 29(5), 682-698. [DOI, PDF]

[19] Alonso-Marroquín, F., Ramírez-Gómez, Á., González-Montellano, C., Balaam, N., Hanaor, D. A., Flores-Johnson, E. A., Gan, Y., Chen, S., Shen, L. (2013) Experimental and numerical determination of mechanical properties of polygonal wood particles and their flow analysis in silos. Granular Matter, 15(6), 811-826. [DOIPDF]

[18] Zhao, S., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Kennerknecht, T., Rolli, R. (2013) Influence of plate material on the contact strength of Li4SiO4 pebbles in crush tests and evaluation of the contact strength in pebble–pebble contact. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 100, 28-37. [DOIPDF]

[17] Zhao, S., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2013) Failure initiation and propagation of Li4SiO4 pebbles in fusion blankets. Fusion Engineering and Design, 88(1), 8-16. [DOIPDF]

[16]* Gan, Y., Rognon, P., Einav, I. (2012) Phase transitions and cyclic pseudotachylyte formation in simulated faults. Philosophical Magazine, 92(28-30), 3405-3417. [DOIPDF]

[15] Annabattula, R. K., Gan, Y., Zhao, S., Kamlah, M. (2012) Mechanics of a crushable pebble assembly using discrete element method, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 430(1), 90-95. [DOIPDF]

[14] Choi, I. S., Gan, Y., Kaufmann, D., Kraft, O., Schwaiger, R. (2012) Measurement of Young’s modulus of anisotropic materials using microcompression testing. Journal of Materials Research, 27(21), 2752-2759. [DOIPDF]

[13] Ying, A., Reimann, J., Boccaccini, L., Enoeda, M., Kamlah, M., Knitter, R., Gan, Y., van der Laan, J., Magielsen, L., Di Maio, P., Dell’Orco, G., Annabattula, R. Van Lew, J., Tanigawa, H., van Til, S. (2012) Status of ceramic breeder pebble bed thermo-mechanics R&D and impact on breeder material mechanical strength. Fusion Engineering and Design, 87(7), 1130-1137. (Invited) [DOIPDF]

[12] Annabattula, R. K., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2012) Mechanics of binary and polydisperse spherical pebble assembly. Fusion Engineering and Design, 87(5), 853-858. [DOI, PDF]

[11] Zhao, S., Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2012) Spherical ceramic pebbles subjected to multiple non-concentrated surface loads. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(3-4), 658-671. [DOIPDF]

[10]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Riesch-Oppermann, H., Rolli, R., Liu, P. (2011) Crush probability analysis of ceramic breeder pebble beds under mechanical stresses. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 417(1), 706-709. [DOI, PDF]

[9]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M., Reimann, J. (2010) Computer simulation of packing structure in pebble beds. Fusion Engineering and Design, 85(10), 1782-1787. [DOIPDF]

[8]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2010) Discrete element modelling of pebble beds: with application to uniaxial compression tests of ceramic breeder pebble beds. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 58(2), 129-144. [DOIPDF]

[7]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2010) Thermo-mechanical modelling of pebble bed–wall interfaces. Fusion Engineering and Design85(1), 24-32. [DOIPDF]

[6] Rupert, T. J., Gianola, D. S., Gan, Y., Hemker, K. J. (2009) Experimental observations of stress-driven grain boundary migration. Science, 326(5960), 1686-1690. [DOI, PDF, Supplement materials]

[5]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2009) Thermo-mechanical analyses of HELICA and HEXCALIBER mock-ups. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 386, 1060-1064. [DOIPDF]

[4]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2008) Thermo-mechanical analysis of pebble beds in HELICA mock-up experiments. Fusion Engineering and Design, 83(7), 1313-1316. [DOIPDF]

[3]* Gan, Y. (2008) Thermo-Mechanics of Pebble Beds in Fusion Blankets.Wissenschaftliche Berichte FZKA7455. [PDF]

[2]* Gan, Y., Kamlah, M. (2007) Identification of material parameters of a thermo-mechanical model for pebble beds in fusion blankets. Fusion Engineering and Design, 82(2), 189-206. [DOIPDF]

[1]* Gan, Y. X., Chen, C., Shen, Y. P. (2005) Three-dimensional modeling of the mechanical property of linearly elastic open cell foams. International Journal of Solids and Structures42(26), 6628-6642. [DOI, PDF]

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