1. Bio-inspired Material Designs.


  • Yanlei Wang, Zhao Qin (Corresponding author), Markus J. Buehler, Zhiping Xu (2016), Intercalated Water Layers Promote Thermal Dissipation at Bio-Nano Interfaces, Nature Communications, Vol 7, paper #: 12854
  • Shanshan Wang, Zhao Qin (co-first author), Gang Seob Jung, Francisco J. Martin-Martinez, Kristine Zhang, Markus J. Buehler, Jamie H. Warner (2016), Atomically Sharp Crack Tip Propagation in Monolayer MoS2, ACS Nano, Vol 10, pp 9831–9839
  • Zhao Qin, Kai Jin, Markus J Buehler (2016), Molecular Modeling and Mechanics of Acrylic Adhesives on a Graphene Substrate with Roughness, BioNanoScience, Vol 6, pp. 177–184
  • Zhao Qin (Corresponding author) and Markus J. Buehler (2015), Nonlinear Viscous Water at Nanoporous Two-Dimensional Interfaces Resists High-Speed Flow through Cooperativity, Nano Letters, Vol 15, pp 3939–3944
  • Talal Al-Mulla, Zhao Qin and Markus J Buehler (2015), Crumpling deformation regimes of monolayer graphene on substrate: a molecular mechanics study, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol 27, paper #: 345401
  • Zhao Qin, Zhiping Xu and Markus J. Buehler (2015), Peeling Silicene from an Interface with Silver Substrates, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol 82, paper #: 101003
  • GangSeob Jung, Zhao Qin, Markus J. Buehler (2015), Molecular mechanics of polycrystalline graphene with enhanced fracture toughness, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol 2, pp. 52-59
  • Reza Mirzaeifar, Zhao Qin, Markus J. Buehler (2015), Mesoscale Mechanics of Twisting Carbon Nanotube Yarns, Nanoscale, Vol 7, pp. 5435-5445
  • Zhao Qin, Michael Taylor, Mary Hwang, Katia Bertoldi and Markus J. Buehler (2014), Effect of wrinkles on the surface area of graphene: toward the design of nanoelectronics, Nano Letters, Vol 14, pp. 6520–6525
  • Zhao Qin, Xi-Qiao Feng, Jian Zou, Yajun Yin and Shou-Wen Yu (2007). Superior flexibility of super carbon nanotubes: Molecular dynamics simulations. Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 91(4), paper #: 043108 (Highlighted in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2007 Aug.)
  • Zhao Qin, Qing-Hua Qin, Xi-Qiao Feng (2008), Mechanical property of carbon nanotubes with intramolecular junctions: Molecular dynamics simulations, Physics Letters A, Vol. 372(44), pp. 6661-6666
  • Zhao Qin, Xi-Qiao Feng, Jian Zou and Yajun Yin (2008). Molecular dynamics simulations of deformation and rupture of super carbon nanotubes under tension. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 8(12), pp. 6274-6282
  • Zhao Qin, Jian Zou and Xi-Qiao Feng (2008), Influence of Water on the Frequency of Carbon Nanotube Oscillators, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 5(7), pp. 1403-1407 (Cover Article)
  • Zhao Qin, and Markus J. Buehler (2012), Bioinspired design of functionalised graphene, Molecular Simulation, Vol. 38 (8), pp. 695-703
  • Zhao Qin, and Markus J. Buehler (2013), Bio-inspired graphene nano-gut, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol 80, paper #: 061009 (Best paper award of ASME)
  • Reza Mirzaeifar, Zhao Qin and Markus J Buehler (2014), Tensile strength of carbyne chains in varied chemical environments and structural lengths, Nanotechnology, Vol 25, paper #: 371001.
  • GangSeob Jung, Zhao Qin, Markus J. Buehler (2015), Molecular mechanics of polycrystalline graphene with enhanced fracture toughness, Extreme Mechanics Letters, in press
  • Reza Mirzaeifar, Zhao Qin, Markus J. Buehler (2015), Mesoscale Mechanics of Twisting Carbon Nanotube Yarns, Nanoscale, in press.
  • Arun K. Nair, Zhao Qin, and Markus J. Buehler (2012), Cooperative deformation of carboxyl groups in functionalized carbon nanotubes, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 49 (18), pp. 2418-2423

2.Mechanics in Biological Materials .

RESEARCH SCIENTIST, MIT

3. Nanomechanics and Fractal Nanomaterials .

​​​​Zhao Qin, PhD