Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, The Professional Program in Biotechnology
Texas A&M University, USA
1999 Ph.D., Princeton University, Physics
1993 M.Sc., Institute of High Energy Physics,
1990 B.Sc., Department of Modern Physics,
University of Science and Technology of China
Z. Cheng, P.M.
Chaikin, W.B. Russel “Controlled growth of hard-sphere colloidal crystals”
Nature 401, 1999, 893.
D.H. Adamson, Z. Cheng, J.M. Sebastian, S. Sethuraman, D.A. Huse, R.A.
Register, P.M. Chaikin “Mechanisms of ordering in striped patterns” Science
290, 2000, 1558.
D. Sun, H.-J.
Sue, Y. Martinez-Raton, E. Velasco, Z. Cheng “Stable smectic phase in
suspensions of polydisperse colloidal platelets with identical thickness” Phys.
Rev. E 80, 2009, 041704.
Mejia, P. He, D.
Luo, M. Marquez and Z. Cheng “Uniform discotic wax particle via electrospray
emulsification” J. Colloid and Interface Science 334, 2009, 22.
Z. Cheng, P.M.
Chaikin, T.G. Mason “Light streak tracking of optically trapped thin
microdisks” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 2002, 108303.
Z. Cheng, T.G.
Mason “Rotational diffusion microrheology” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 2003, 018304.
Z. Cheng, P. M.
Chaikin, J. Zhu, W. B. Russel, and W. V. Meyer “Crystallization kinetics of
hard spheres in microgravity in the coexistence regime: Interactions between
growing crystallites” Phys. Rev. Lett.
88, 2002, 015501 (Phys. Rev. Focus 8, Story 35).
J. M. Gordillo,
Z. Cheng, A.M. Ganan-Calvo, M. Marquez, D.A. Weitz “A new device for the
generation of microbubbles and microfoams” Physics of Fluids 16, 2004, 2828.
H. Kim, D. Luo,
D. Link, D. A. Weitz, M. Marquez, Z. Cheng “Controlled production of emulsion
drops using an electric field in a flow-focusing microfluidic device” Applied
Physics Letters 91, 2007, 133106.
T. Gong, J.
Shen, Z. Hu, M. Marquez, Z. Cheng “Nucleation rate measurement of colloidal crystallization
using microfluidic emulsion droplets” Langmuir
23, 2007, 2919.
Cheng Z. and He
L. “Colloids, Drops and Cells” (In English, Published by the Press of
University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. August, 2009.)