Jiyu Fang

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Central Florida, USA




1992 Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University, China

1989 M.S., Chinese Academy of Science, China

1986 M.S., Chinese Academy of Science, China

1983 B.S., Department of Physics, Nanjing Normal University, China

Publications (selected)

  1. J. Deng, W. Liang, J. Y. Fang, “Liquid Crystal Droplet Embedded Biopolymer Hydrogel Sheets for Biosensor Applications”. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2016, 8, 3928.
  2. J. R. Guzman-Sepulveda, J. Deng, J. Y. Fang and A. Dogariu, “In situ characterization of structural dynamics in swelling hydrogels”. Soft Matter 2016, 12, 5986.
  3. J. Deng, X. Lu, C. Constant, A. Dogariu, J. Y. Fang, “Design of β-CD-Surfactant Complex-Coated Liquid Crystal Droplets for the Detection of Cholic Acid via Competitive Host-Guest Recognition”. Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 8912.
  4. T. Bera, J. Deng, J. Y. Fang. “Tailoring the Surface of Liquid Crystal Droplet with Chitosan- Surfactant Complexes for the Sensitive Detection of Bile Acids in Biological Fluids”. RSC  Advances 2015, 5, 70097.
  5. S. He, J. Deng, J. Y. Fang, S. T. Wu, “Lag-Burst Kinetics of Surfactant Displacement from the Liquid Crystal-Aqueous Interface by Bile Acids”. Colloids and Surfaces A 2015, 471, 148.
  6. W. Liang, S. He, J. Y. Fang, “Self-Assembly of J-aggregate Nanotubes and Their Applications for Sensing Dopamine”. Langmuir 2014, 30, 805.
  7. T. Bera, J. Deng, J. Y. Fang, “Protein-induced Configuration Transition of Polyelectrolyte-Modified Liquid Crystal Droplets”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2014,118, 4970.
  8. S. He, W. Liang, K. L. Cheng, J. Y. Fang, S. T. Wu, “Bile Acid-Surfactant Interactions at the Liquid Crystal-Aqueous Interface”. Soft Matter 2014, 10, 4609.
  9. S. He, W. Liang, C. Tanner, J. Y. Fang, S. T. Wu, “Liquid Crystal Biosensors for Detecting  Cholic Acid”. Analytic Methods 2013, 5, 4126.
  10. T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Optical Detection of Lithocholic Acid with Liquid Crystal Emulsions”. Langmuir 2013, 29, 387.
  11. T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Polyelectrolyte Coated Liquid Crystal Droplets for Detecting Charged Macromolecules”. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 6807.
  12. X. Zhang, W. Liang, T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Longitudinal Zipping/Unzipping of Self-Assembled Organic Tubes”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011,115, 14445.
  13. J. Zou, T. Bera, A. Davis, W. Liang, J. Y. Fang, “Director Configuration Transition of Polyelectrolyte Encapsulated Liquid-Crystal Droplets”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2011, 115, 8970.
  14. X. Zhang, K. Tamhane, T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Transcription of pH-Sensitive Supramolecular Assemblies into Silica: From straight, Coiled, and Helical Tubes to Single and Double Fan-Like  Bundles”. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 13973.
  15. J. Zou, J. Y. Fang, “Adhesive Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films”. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 9149.
  16. K. Tamhane, X. Zhang, J. Zou, J. Y. Fang, “Assembly and Disassembly of Tubular Spherulites”. Soft Matter 2010, 6, 1224.
  17. X. Zhang, J. F. Fang, “Assembly of Vesicles into Fractal and Prong Patterns on Solid Substrates”. Soft Matter 2010, 6, 2139.
  18. X. Zhang, M. Mathew, A. J. Gesquiere, J. Y. Fang, “Synthesis of Fluorescent Composite Tubes with Controlled Shapes”. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010, 20, 3716.
  19. Z. Zhang, J. Zou, K. Tamhane, F. Kobzeff, J. Y. Fang, “Self-Assembly of pH-Switchable Spiral Tubes: Supramolecular Springs”. Small 2010, 6, 217.
  20. Y. Zhao, L. An, J. Y. Fang, “Buckling Instability of Lipid Tubules with Multibilayer walls under Local Radial Indentation”. Physical Review E 2009, 80, 021911.
  21. Y. Zhao, Z. Ge, J. Y. Fang, “Elastic Modulus of Viral Nanotubes”. Physical Review E 2008, 78, 031914.
  22. Y. Zhao, K. Tamhane, X. Zhang, L. An, J. Y. Fang, “Radial Elasticity of Self-Assembled Lipid Tubules”. ACS Nano 2008, 2, 1466.
  23. J. Y. Fang, “Ordered Arrays of Self-Assembled Lipid Tubules: Fabrication and Applications.” Journal of Materials Chemistry 2007, 17, 3479.
  24. Y. Zhao, L. An, J. Y. Fang, “Buckling of Self-Assembled Lipid Tubules in Shrinking Liquid Droplets”. Nano Letters 2007, 7, 1360.
  25. L. Guo, P. Chowdhury, J. Y. Fang, F. Gai, “Heterogeneous and Anomalous Diffusion of Molecules inside Lipid Tubules”. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2007, 111, 14244.
  26. Y. Zhao, N. Mahajan, J. Y. Fang, “Self-Assembled Cylindrical Lipid Tubules with Birefringent Core”. Small 2006, 2, 364.
  27. N. Mahajan, Y. Zhao, T. B. Du, J. Y. Fang, “Nanoscale Ripples in Self-Assembled Lipid Tubules”. Langmuir 2006, 22, 1973.
  28. Y. Zhao, N. Mahajan, R. Lu, J. Y. Fang, “Liquid-Crystal Imaging of Molecular-Tilt Organization in Self-Assembled Tubules of Chiral Phospholipids”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2005, 102, 7438.
  29. C. Whitehouse, J. Y. Fang, A. Aggeli, M. Bell, R. M. Brydson, C. W. G. Fishwick, C. M. Knobler, J. Henderson, R. W. Owens, N. H., Thomson, N. Boden, “Adsorption and Self-assembly of Peptides on Substrates”. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2005, 44, 1965.
  30. N. Mahajan, J. Y. Fang, “Two-Dimensional Ordered Arrays of Aligned Lipid Tubules on Substrates with Microfluidic Networks”. Langmuir 2005, 21, 3153.