Department of Mathematics, HKUST  

  QIAN, Tie-Zheng   錢鐵錚

  PhD CAS Beijing

  Associate Head/Professor

Office: Room 3424  

Telephone: 7443  

Email: maqian@ust.hk  

Home Page:
https://www.math.ust.hk/~maqian  

Teaching

Research Interests

  • Molecular and continuum simulations of complex fluids; multiscale modeling and simulations; statstical physics

       Selected Publications

Full Publication List [HKUST Scholarly Publications]  

Article   

  1. Onset of thin film meniscus along a fibre
    • Author(s): Guo, Shuo PHYS; Xu, Xianmin; Qian, Tiezheng ; Di, Yana; Doi, Masao; Tong, Penger PHYS
    • Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, v. 865, April 2019, p. 650-680
    • Year: 2019

  2. Application of Onsager's variational principle to the dynamics of a solid toroidal island on a substrate
    • Author(s): Jiang, Wei; Zhao, Quan; Qian, Tiezheng ; Srolovitz, David J.; Bao, Weizhu
    • Source: ACTA MATERIALIA, v.163 , January 2019, p. 154-160
    • Year: 2019

  3. Numerical Simulation for a Rising Bubble Interacting With a Solid Wall: Impact, Bounce, and Thin Film Dynamics
    • Author(s): Zhang, Changjuan ; Li, Jie; Luo, Li-Shi; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physics of Fluids, v. 30, (11), November 2018, article number 112106
    • Year: 2018

  4. A Phenomenological Approach to the Deposition Pattern of Evaporating Droplets With Contact Line Pinning
    • Author(s): Wang, Haiqin ; Yan, Dadong; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, v. 30, (43), October 2018, article number 435001
    • Year: 2018

  5. An investigation of non-equilibrium heat transport in a gas system under external force field
    • Author(s): Xiao, T.; Xu, Kun ; Cai, Q.; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. , v. 126, November 2018, p. 362-379
    • Year: 2018

  6. Numerical Simulation of Levitating Liquid Drops using the Dynamic Van der Waals Theory
    • Author(s): Taylor, Michael Thomson; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Computers & Fluids. , v. 155, September 2017, p. 76-88
    • Year: 2017

  7. Onsager’s cross coupling effects in gas flows confined to micro-channels
    • Author(s): Wang, Ruijie ; Xu, Xinpeng ; Xu, Kun ; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review Fluids. , v. 1, (4), August 2016, article number 044102
    • Year: 2016

  8. Phase field simulation of a droplet impacting a solid surface
    • Author(s): Zhang, Qian; Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiaoping
    • Source: Physics of Fluids. , v. 28, (2), February 2016, article number 022103
    • Year: 2016

  9. Thermal singularity and contact line motion in pool boiling: Effects of substrate wettability
    • Author(s): Taylor, M.T.; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 93, (3), March 2016, article number 033105
    • Year: 2016

  10. Diffuse interface methods for multiple phase materials: an energetic variational approach
    • Author(s): Brannick, James J.; Liu, Chun; Qian, Tiezheng; Sun, Huan
    • Source: Numerical Mathematics. , v. 8, (2), January 2015, p. 220-236
    • Year: 2015

  11. A Variational approach to thin film hydrodynamics of binary mixtures
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Thiele, Uwe; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. , v. 27, (8), March 2015, article number 085005
    • Year: 2015

  12. Determining Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions from Equilibrium Fluctuations
    • Author(s): Chen, Shuyu; Wang, Han; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. , v. 92, (4), October 2015, article number 043007
    • Year: 2015

  13. Anisotropic particle in viscous shear flow: Navier slip, reciprocal symmetry, and Jeffery orbit
    • Author(s): Zhang, Jiaolong; Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. , v. 91, (3), March 2015, article number 033016
    • Year: 2015

  14. Single-bubble dynamics in pool boiling of one-component fluids
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. , v. 89, (6), June 2014, article number 063002
    • Year: 2014

  15. Pancake bouncing on superhydrophobic surfaces
    • Author(s): Liu, Yahua; Moevius, Lisa; Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng; Yeomans, Julia M.; Wang, Zuankai
    • Source: Nature Physics. , v. 10, (7), 2014, p. 515-519
    • Year: 2014

  16. Molecular dynamics simulations for the motion of evaporative droplets driven by thermal gradients along nanochannels
    • Author(s): Wu, Congmin; Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. , v. 25, (19), May 2013, article number 195103
    • Year: 2013

  17. Hydrodynamics of Leidenfrost droplets in one-component fluids
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. , v. 87, (4), April 2013, article number 043013
    • Year: 2013

  18. A variational model for two-phase immiscible electroosmotic flow at solid surfaces
    • Author(s): Shao, Sihong; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Communications in computational physics. , v. 11, (3), 2012, p. 831-862
    • Year: 2012

  19. Droplet motion in one-component fluids on solid substrates with wettability gradients
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 85, (5), May 2012, article number 051601
    • Year: 2012

  20. Thermal singularity and droplet motion in one-component fluids on solid substrates with thermal gradients
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 85, (6), June 2012, article number 061603
    • Year: 2012

  21. Hydrodynamic boundary conditions for one-component liquid-gas flows on non-isothermal solid substrates
    • Author(s): Liu, Chun; Qian, Tiezheng; Xu, Xinpeng
    • Source: Communications in Mathematical Sciences. , v. 10, (4),December 2012, p. 1027-1053
    • Year: 2011

  22. Stick-Slip Motion of Moving Contact Line on Chemically Patterned Surfaces
    • Author(s): Wu, Congmin; Lei, Siulong; Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping
    • Source: Communications in computational physics. , v. 7, (3), 2010, MAR, p. 403-422
    • Year: 2010

  23. Contact line motion in confined liquid-gas systems: slip versus phase transition
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Journal of Chemical Physics. , v. 133, (20), November 2010, article number 204704
    • Year: 2010

  24. Hydrodynamic boundary conditions: An emergent behavior of fluid-solid interactions
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Solid state communications. , v. 150, (21-22, Sp. Iss. SI), June 2010, p. 976-989
    • Year: 2010

  25. Droplet spreading driven by van der Waals force: a molecular dynamics study
    • Author(s): Wu, Congmin; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. , v. 22, (32), August 2010, article number 325101
    • Year: 2010

  26. Numerical study of the phase slips in ultrathin doubly connected superconducting cylinders
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review B. , v. 79, (5), February 2009
    • Year: 2009

  27. Nucleation of wetting films on cylindrical and spherical substrates: A numerical study by the string method
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Journal of chemical physics. , v. 131, (12), 2009, SEP 28
    • Year: 2009

  28. Superconducting characteristics of 4-angstrom carbon nanotube-zeolite composite
    • Author(s): Lortz, Rolf Walter; Zhang, Qiucen; Shi, Wu; Ye, Jiang Ting; Qiu, Chunyin; Wang, Zhe; He, Hongtao; Sheng, Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Tang, Zikang; Wang, Ning; Zhang, Xixiang; Wang, Jiannong; Chan, Che Ting
    • Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. , v. 106, (18), May 2009, p. 7299-7303
    • Year: 2009

  29. Modeling and simulations for molecular scale hydrodynamics of the moving contact line in immiscible two-phase flows
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wu, Congmin; Lei, Siulong; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal OF physics-condensed MATTER. , v. 21, (46), October 2009
    • Year: 2009

  30. Numerical study of the phase slip in two-dimensional superconducting strips
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Physical Review B. , v. 77, (17), May 2008
    • Year: 2008

  31. Phase slips in superconducting wires with nonuniform cross section: A numerical evaluation using the string method
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng; Ren, Weiqing
    • Source: Physical Review B. , v. 77, (10), March 2008, Article number 104516
    • Year: 2008

  32. Monolayer spreading in confined immiscible fluids: A molecular dynamics simulation
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Computers & mathematics with applications. , v. 55, (7), 2008, APR, p. 1554-1559
    • Year: 2008

  33. Application of the string method to the study of critical nuclei in capillary condensation
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng; Ren, Weiqing
    • Source: Journal of chemical physics. , v. 129, (15), 2008, OCT 21, article number 154711
    • Year: 2008

  34. Generalized Nematohydrodynamic Boundary Conditions with Application to Bistable Twisted Nematic Liquid-crystal Displays
    • Author(s): Fang, Angbo; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 78, (6), December 2008, article number 061703
    • Year: 2008

  35. Moving Contact Line on Chemically Patterned Surfaces
    • Author(s): Wang, Xiao Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. , v. 605, June 2008, p. 59-78
    • Year: 2008

  36. A Scaling Approach to the Derivation of Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Qiu, Chunyin; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. , v. 611, September 2008, p. 333-364
    • Year: 2008

  37. Non-equilibrium molecular-dynamics measurement of the Leslie coefficients of a Gay-Berne nematic liquid crystal
    • Author(s): Wu, Congmin; Qian, Tiezheng; Zhang, Pingwen
    • Source: Liquid crystals. , v. 34, (10), 2007, p. 1175-1184
    • Year: 2007

  38. Numerical Study of Metastability due to Tunneling: The Quantum String Method
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Ren, Weiqing; Shi, Jing; E, Weinan; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. , v. 379, (2), June 2007, p. 491-502
    • Year: 2007

  39. Meissner Effect in a System of Coupled One-dimensional Superconducting Wires: Monte Carlo Simulations
    • Author(s): Qiu, Chunyin; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review B. , v. 75, (2),January 2007, article number 024504
    • Year: 2007

  40. Hydrodynamic Boundary Condition at the Fluid-solid Interface
    • Author(s): Sheng, Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping
    • Source: International Journal of Modern Physics B. , v. 21, (23-24), September 2007, p. 4131-4143
    • Year: 2007

  41. Moving contact line over undulating surfaces
    • Author(s): Luo, Xiongping; Wang, Xiao Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Solid state communications. , v. 139, (11-12), 2006, p. 623-629
    • Year: 2006

  42. A Variational Approach to Moving Contact Line Hydrodynamics
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. , v. 564, October 2006, p. 333-360
    • Year: 2006

  43. Molecular Hydrodynamics of the Moving Contact Line in Two-phase Immiscible Flows
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Communications in Computational Physics. , v. 1, (1), February 2006 , p. 1-52
    • Year: 2006

  44. Phase Slips in a One-dimensional Superconducting Wire: Crossover from Quantum Tunneling to Thermal Hopping
    • Author(s): Xu, Zuli; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications. , v. 450, (1-2), December 2006, p. 118-123
    • Year: 2006

  45. Driven cavity flow: From molecular dynamics to continuum hydrodynamics
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping
    • Source: Multiscale modeling & simulation. , v. 3, (4), 2005, p. 749-763
    • Year: 2005

  46. Hydrodynamic Slip Boundary Condition at Chemically Patterned Surfaces: A Continuum Deduction from Molecular Dynamics
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 72, (2), August 2005, Article number 022501
    • Year: 2005

  47. Current Dissipation in Thin Superconducting Wires: A Numerical Evaluation Using the String Method
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Ren, Weiqing; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review B. , v. 72, (1), 2005, article number 014512
    • Year: 2005

  48. Power-Law Slip Profile of the Moving Contact Line in Two-Phase Immiscible Flows
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review Letters. , v. 93, (9), August 2004, Article number 094501
    • Year: 2004

  49. Molecular Scale Contact Line Hydrodynamics of Immiscible Flows
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 68, (1), July 2003, Article number 016306
    • Year: 2003

  50. Generalized Navier boundary condition for the moving contact line
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Communications in Mathematical Sciences. , v. 1, (2), 2003, p. 333-341
    • Year: 2003

  51. Dynamic Flow, Broken Surface Anchoring, and Switching Bistability in Three-terminal Twisted Nematic Liquid-crystal Displays
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Xie, Zhiliang; Kwok, Hoi Sing; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Journal of Applied Physics. , v. 90, (6), September 2001, p. 3121-3123
    • Year: 2001

  52. Field-induced phase transitions in antiferroelectric liquid crystals
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Taylor, P.L.
    • Source: Phys. Rev. , v. 60, 1999, p. 2978
    • Year: 1999

  53. Biaxial Ordering and Field-induced Configurational Transition in Nematic Liquid Crystals
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Liquid Crystals. , v. 26, (2), February 1999, p. 229-233
    • Year: 1999

  54. Generalized Hydrodynamic Equations for Nematic Liquid Crystals
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 58, (6), December 1998, p. 7475-7485
    • Year: 1998

  55. Orientational States and Phase Transitions Induced by Microtextured Substrates
    • Author(s): Qian, Tie-Zheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 55, (6), June 1997, p. 7111-7120
    • Year: 1997

  56. Dynamic Flow and Switching Bistability in Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal Cells
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Xie, Zhiliang; Kwok, Hoi Sing; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Applied Physics Letters. , v. 71, (5), August 1997, p. 596-598
    • Year: 1997

  57. Liquid-Crystal Phase Transitions Induced by Microtextured Substrates
    • Author(s): Qian, Tie Zheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Physical Review Letters. , v. 77, (22), November 1996, p. 4564-4567
    • Year: 1996

  58. Spin-orbit Interaction and Aharonov-Anandan phase in mesoscopic rings
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng; Su, Z.B.
    • Source: Phys. Rev. , v. 72, 1994, p. 2311
    • Year: 1994

Book chapter   

  1. Continuum Modelling of Nanoscale Hydrodynamics
    • Author(s): Sheng, Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Wang, Xiao Ping
    • Source: Nanoscale Phenomena: Basic Science to Device Applications. , / Edited by Zikang Tang and Ping Sheng. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, c2008, p.99-116
    • Year: 2008

Conference paper   

  1. Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions Derived From Onsager's Variational Principle
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng ; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: Procedia IUTAM. , v. 20, March 2017, p. 144-151
    • Year: 2017

  2. Onsager’s Variational Principle and the Moving Contact Line Problem
    • Author(s): Qian, Tiezheng
    • Year: 2016

  3. Evaporative droplets in one-component fluids driven by thermal gradients on solid substrates
    • Author(s): Xu, Xinpeng ; Qian, Tiezheng
    • Source: International Journal of Modern Physics B. , v. 27, (7), March 2013, article number 1361008
    • Year: 2013

  4. New Low Power Liquid Crystal Shutter Based on OMI-cell
    • Author(s): Xu, Peizhi; Li, Xihua; Qian, Tiezheng; Chigrinov, Vladimir G.
    • Source: Proceedings of International Meeting on Information Display. , v. 1, 2006, p. 519-521
    • Year: 2006

  5. Slip Profile in Contact-line Motion
    • Author(s): Wang, Xiao Ping; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Proceeding of the 2003 17th National Conference on Hydrodynamics and the 6th National Congress on Hydrodynamics. , 2003, p. 259-268
    • Year: 2003

  6. Dynamical Flow Effect in Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal Cells
    • Author(s): Sheng, Ping; Qian, Tie-Zheng
    • Source: Proceedings of the Asian Symposium on Information Display. , August 2002, p. 191-193
    • Year: 2002

  7. Liquid Crystal Phase Transitions Induced by Micro-textured Substrates
    • Author(s): Qian, Tie-Zheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Proceedings of the Asian Symposium on Information Display. , August 2002, p. 37-39
    • Year: 2002

  8. Study of Switching Behavior in Bistable Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal Displays
    • Author(s): Kwok, Hoi Sing; Xie, Zhiliang; Qian, Tiezheng; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. , v. 3143, 1997, p. 22-30
    • Year: 1997

  9. Optical Properties of Bistable Twisted Nematic LCD and its Switching Mechanisms
    • Author(s): Kwok, Hoi Sing; Qian, Tiezheng; Xie, Zhiliang; Sheng, Ping
    • Source: SID Conference Record of the International Display Research Conference. , 1997, p. 89-92
    • Year: 1997