Jiyu Fang

Materials Science and Engineering



Engineering I (bldg. 40) 207



  • Professor


  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Advances in Chemistry, and ISRN Nanotechnology


Ph.D. Southeast University

M.S. Chinese Academy of Science

B.S. Nanjing Normal University

Research Interests

soft materials, self-assembly, biosensors, liquid crystals, biological interfaces,

Selected Publications

  • 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.
  • T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Polyelectrolyte Coated Liquid Crystal Droplets for Detecting Charged Macromolecules”. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 6807.
  • T. Bera, J. Y. Fang, “Optical Detection of Lithocholic Acid with Liquid Crystal Emulsions”. Langmuir 2013, 29, 387
  • Z. Zhang, J. Zou, K. Tamhane, F. Kobzeff, J. Y. Fang, “Self-Assembly of pH-Switchable Spiral Tubes: Supramolecular Springs”. Small 2010, 6, 217.
  • 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.