Water & Energy Laboratory (WE Lab)









   C. Lan, J. Xu, Y. Qiao, and Y. Ma,  Thermal management for high power lithium-ion battery by minichannel aluminum tubes, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016, Vol. 101, 284-292

   D. Wang, Z. Qu, and Y. Ma,  An enhanced Gray model for nondiffusive heat conduction solved by implicit lattice Boltzmann method, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016, Vol. 94, 411-418


  C. Lan, S. Pal, , Z. Li, and Y. Ma,  Numerical Simulations of the Digital Microfluidic Manipulation of Single Microparticles, Langmuir, 2015, Vol. 31, 9636-9645

  S. Pal, C. Lan, Z. Li, E. Hirleman, and Y. Ma,   Symmetry boundary condition in dissipative particle dynamics, Journal of Computational Physics, 2015, Vol. 292, 287-299

  Y. Ma, Hotspot Size-Dependent Thermal Boundary Conductance in Nondiffusive Heat Conduction, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 137(1), 082401, 2015.


  Y. Ma, A two-parameter nondiffusive heat conduction model for data analysis in pump-probe experiments, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 116, 243505, 2014.

A. Ramu and Y. Ma, A Unified Nondiffusive-Diffusive Phonon Transport Model and a Sample Application in Determining the Mean-Free Path of Nondiffusive Phonon Modes, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 116, 0934501, 2014.

M. Chen, L. Jia, Y. Wu, X. Yin, and Y. Ma,  Bifurcation and Chaos of a Flag in an Inviscid Flow, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 2014, Vol. 45, 124-137.


 Y. Ma, A Transient Ballistic-Diffusive Heat Conduction Model for Heat Pulse Propagation in Nonmetallic Crystals. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013, Vol. 66, 592-602.

  Z. Li, G. Hu, Z. Wang, Y. Ma, and Z. Zhou,  Three dimensional flow structures in a moving droplet on substrate: A dissipative particle dynamics study, Physics of Fluids, 2013, Vol. 25, 072103

  Y. Ma, A Hybrid Phonon Gas Model for Transient Ballistic-Diffusive Heat Transport, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 135, 044501, 2013.


 Y. Ma, Size-Dependent Thermal Conductivity in Nanosystems Based on Non-Fourier Heat Transfer. Applied Physics Letters, 2012, Vol. 101, 211905.

 Y. Ma, C-P Sun, H. A. Haake,  B.M.  Churchill, and C-M Ho, A high order ADI method for unsteady convection-dominated diffusion problem,  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 2012, Vol. 70, 703-712.


  X. Wang, X. Zhong,, and Y. Ma,  Response of a hypersonic boundary layer to wall blowing-suction,  AIAA Journal, 2011, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 1336-1353.


  Y. Ma, A.  Bhunia, M. Field and C-L Chen, Microchannel Cooling of Traveling-Wave-Tube Circuit for Ultrawideband High-Power Submillimeter-Wave. IEEE Nanotechnology Council Review on Advances of Micro, Nano, and Molecular Systems, 463-468, 2010.


   J. Yang, J. Ye, J. Zheng , I. Wong, Y. Ma, C. Lam, and S. Link,  Improving DSMC with New Pressure Boundary Conditions for Heat and Mass Transfer of Microchannel Flows,  Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2009, vol 13, pp 165-183.

2008 & before

   Y. Ma, C-P Sun, M. Fields,  Y. Li, D. A. Haake, B. M. Churchill and C-M Ho, An unsteady microfluidic T-form mixer perturbed by hydrodynamic pressure, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering,  2008, Vol. 18 045015.

   X. Zhong and Y. Ma, Receptivity of Mach 7.99 flow over an axisymmetric blunt cone to freestream acoustic waves. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2006, Vol 556,  pp55-103.

  Y. Ma, X. Zhong, Receptivity of a supersonic boundary layer over a flat plate. Part 3: effect of different freestream disturbances. Journal of Fluid Mechanics,2005, Vol 532,  pp63-109.

  Y. Ma, X. Zhong, Receptivity of a supersonic boundary layer over a flat plate. Part 2: receptivity to freestream sound.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2003, Vol 488,  pp79-121.

  Y. Ma, X. Zhong, Receptivity of a supersonic boundary layer over a flat plate. Part 1: wave structures and interactions. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2003, Vol 488,  pp31-78.

   X.  Zhong, C. W. Whang, and Y. Ma, Numerical simulation of hypersonic boundary layer stability and Receptivity.  Frontiers of Computational Fluid Dynamics, edited by D.A. Caughey and M.M. Hafez, World Scientific, New Jersey, pp. 381-396, 2002.

   L. Qi, X. Jiang, Y. Ma, B. Wang, Pressure uniformization of the underexpanded high speed jets.  Mechanics with Practices (in Chinese), Vol 22, No. 3, 2000, pp.52-54.

   L. Qi, Y. Ma, X. Jiang, B. Wang, Numerical simulation of the near field of underexpanded high speed jets under water.  Natural Science (in  Chinese), 2000?2?