• Professor
Zhengdong Cheng image

Educational Background

  • 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

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

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).
  • Pullela SR, Cristancho D, He P, Luo D, Hall KR, Cheng Z. Temperature dependence of the Oregonator model for the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2009;11(21):4236.
  • "A comparative study of temperature dependence of induction time and oscillatory frequency in polymer-immobilized and free catalyst Belousov-Zhabotinsky reactions," Pullela SR, Shen J, Marquez M, Cheng Z. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2009;47(9):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.