Zhengdong Cheng



Office: 220 CHEN
Phone: 979.845.3413
Fax: 979.845.6446
Email: zcheng@tamu.edu

Research Website

Research Interests

  • Nucleation
  • NIPAM Crystal
  • NIPAM Gel
  • Electrospray
  • Wax Rods
  • Cell Encapsulation
  • Simulation
  • Electro-Microfluidics
  • BZ Reactions
  • Laser Tweezer

Awards & Honors

  • William Keeler Memorial Award


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 1999
  • M.S., Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, China, 1993
  • B.S., University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei, China, 1990

Selected Publications

"Uniform Discotic Wax Particle Synthesis by Electrospray Emulsification" A. Mejia, P. He, D. Luo, M. Marquez and Z. Cheng, J. Colloid and Interface Science, 334, 2009, 22-28.

"Generation of monodisperse mesoporous silica microspheres with controllable size and surface morphology via a microfluidic device" I. Lee, Y. Yoo, Z. Cheng and H. Jeong, Advanced Functional Materials, 18, 2009, 4014-4021. (Appeared on the journal cover).

"Temperature dependence of the Oregonator model for the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction," S. R. Pullela, D. Cristancho, P. He, K. R. Hall, and Z. Cheng. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 11, 2009, 4236–4243.

"A comparative study of temperature dependence of induction time and oscillatory frequency in polymer-immobilized and free catalyst Belousov-Zhabotinsky reactions", S. R. Pullela, J. Shen, M. Marquez and Z, Cheng. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 47, 2009, 847 – 854.

"Measurement of the membrane elasticity of red blood cell with osmotic pressure by optical tweezers" J. Wu, Y. Li, D. Lu, Z. Liu, Z. Cheng, L. He, Cryoletters, 30, 2009, 89-95.