LEI GROUP, Function Design of Nanoscale Systems Laboratory,
Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF FUKUI

Xiao-Wen LEI, Ph.D

Curriculum Vitae

2021.10~present Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Presto Researcher.
2018.10~present Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Fukui, Japan.
2016.  3~2018.  9 Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Fukui, Japan.
2013.  3~2016.  2 Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Department of Adaptive Machine Systems Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan.
2012.  4~2013.  2 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Japan.
2011. 10~2011. 12 Visiting Research Fellow, Columbia Nanomechanics Research Center (CNRC), Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University in the City of New York, USA.
2010.  4~2012.  3 Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Japan.

Research field

Nanomechanics, Molecular Dynamics

Awards and Honors

2019.  3 Award for Encouragement of Research (gender equality), University of Fukui, Japan.
2016.  9 Incentive Award of Mazda Research Grant, Japan.
2015.  9 Excellent Presentation Award of LPSO Materials Science Reporting, Japan.
2012.  3 National Scholarship for Outstanding Self-Funded Foreign Student, China.
2008.11 Excellent Presentation Award of the 1st Liaoning Province Field of Civil Engineering for Graduate Innovation Conference, China.

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

2021-2024 Principal Investigator, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Presto, Japan.
2020-2023 Principal Investigator, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.
2019-2022 Co-Investigator, Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.
2017-2020 Principal Investigator, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.
2017-2018 Center of Community Plus (COC+) program, Japan
2016-2017 Principal Investigator, Mazda Research Grant, Japan.
2014-2017 Principal Investigator, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.
2013-2016 Cooperative Researcher, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.
2010-2012 Scholarship for Doctor Graduate Students, Global COE (GCOE) Program, Shinshu University, Japan.

Publications

  1. Xiao-Wen Lei, Kazuki Bando, Jin-Xing Shi, Vibration control of diamond nanothreads by lattice defect introduction for application in nanomechanical sensors, Nanomaterials, 2021; 11(9): 2241(1-14).
  2. Jin-Xing Shi, Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Review on carbon nanomaterials-based nano-mass and nano-force sensors by theoretical analysis of vibration behavior, Sensors, 2021; 21(5), 1907 (1-20).
  3. Xiao-Wen Lei, Shungo Shimizu, Kink deformation analysis of graphite with nano-layered structure considering lattice defects , Journal of the Society of Materials Science, Japan, Vol.69, No.2, pp.126-133, Feb.2020. (in Japanese)
  4. Jin-Xing Shi, Keiichiro Ohmura, Masatoshi Shimoda, Xiao-Wen Lei, A consistent methodology for optimal shape design of graphene sheets to maximize their fundamental frequencies considering topological defects , Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2018; 116: 117-134.
  5. Xiao-Wen Lei, Akihiro Nakatani, Yusuke Doi, Shintaro Matsunaga, Bifurcation analysis of periodic kirigami structure with out-plane deformation , Journal of the Society of Materials Science , Japan, Vol.67, No.2, pp.202-207, Feb.2018. (in Japanese)
  6. Xiao-Wen Lei, Akihiro Nakatani, Local equilibrium configurations and minimum energy path of carbon nanotubes with Stone-Wales defects and their related pentagon-heptagon lattice defects ,Computational Materials Science, 2017; 133: 194-199.
  7. Xiao-Wen Lei, Akihiro Nakatani, Analysis of kink deformation and delamination behavior in layered ceramics ,Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2016; 36: 2311-2317.
  8. Xiao-Wen Lei, Akihiro Nakatani, A deformation mechanism for ridge-shaped kink structure in layered solids ,The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2015; 82: 071016-1-6.
  9. Jin-Xing Shi, Toshiaki Natsuki, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Qing-Qing Ni,Equivalent Young’s modulus and thickness of graphene sheets for the continuum mechanical models , Applied Physics Letters, 2014; 104: 223101-1-4.
  10. Jin-Xing Shi, Toshiaki Natsuki, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Qing-Qing Ni, Wave propagation in the filamentwound composite pipes conveying fluid: Theoretical analysis for structural health monitoring applications , Composites Science and Technology, 2014; 98: 9-14.
  11. Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Toshiaki Natsuki, Study on wave propagation characteristics of double-layer graphene sheets via nonlocal Mindlin-Reissner plate theory , International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2014; 84: 25-30.
  12. Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Toshiaki Natsuki, Nonlocal vibration analysis of nanomechanical systems resonators using circular double-layer graphene sheets , Applied Physics A, 2014; 115: 213-219.
  13. Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Jin-Xing Shi, and Qing-Qing Ni, An atomic-resolution nanomechanical mass sensor based on circular monolayer graphene sheet: Theoretical analysis of vibrational properties ,Journal of Applied Physics, 2013; 113: 154313-1-6.
  14. Jin-Xing Shi, Toshiaki Natsuki, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Qing-Qing Ni, Buckling instability of carbon nanotube Atomic Force Microscope probe clamped in an elastic medium ,Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 2012; 3: 020903-1-5.
  15. Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Toshiaki Natsuki, Nonlocal vibration of embedded double-layer graphene nanoribbons in in-phase and anti-phase modes ,Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 2011; 44: 1136-1141.
  16. Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Xiao-Wen Lei, and Toshiaki Natsuki, Wave propagation in embedded double-layer graphene nanoribbons as electromechanic ,Journal of Applied Physics, 2011; 110: 084321-1-6.
  17. Kai Wei, Yuan Li, Xiao-Wen Lei, Heejae Yang, Akira Teramoto, Juming Yao, Koji Abe, and Frank K.Ko, Emulsion electrospinning of collagen-like protein/PLGA fibrous scaffold: Empirical modeling and preliminary release assessment of encapsulated protein ,Macromolecular Bioscience, 2011; 11: 1526-1536.
  18. Xiao-Wen Lei, Qing-Qing Ni, Jin-Xing Shi, Toshiaki Natsuki, Radial breathing mode of carbon nanotubes subjected to axial pressure , Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011; 6: 492-1-6. (open access)
  19. Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Nonlocal elasticity theory for the buckling of double-layer graphene nanoribbons based on a continuum model ,Computational Materials Science, 2011; 50: 3085-3090.
  20. Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Radial breathing vibration of double-walled carbon nanotubes subjected to pressure ,Physics Letters A, 2011; 375: 2416-2421.
  21. Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Surface effects on the vibrational frequency of double-walled carbon nanotubes using the nonlocal Timoshenko beam model ,Composites Part B, 2012; 43: 64-69.
  22. Xiao-Wen Lei, Toshiaki Natsuki, Jin-Xing Shi, Qing-Qing Ni, Analysis of carbon nanotubes on the mechanical properties at atomic scale . Journal of Nanomaterials, 2011; 805313: 1-10. (open access)
  23. Toshiaki Natsuki, Xiao-Wen Lei, Qing-Qing Ni, Morinobu Endo, Vibrational analysis of double-walled carbon nanotubes with inner and outer nanotubes of different lengths ,Physics Letters A. 2010; 374: 46844689.
  24. Toshiaki Natsuki, Xiao-Wen Lei, Qing-Qing Ni, Morinobu Endo, Free vibration characteristics of doublewalled carbon nanotubes embedded in an elastic medium ,Physics Letters A. 2010; 374: 2670-2674.

Contact Information

Xiao-Wen LEI
Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Fukui
3-9-1 Bunkyo, Fukui-shi, Fukui 910-8507, Japan (Access)
Room 2-313, Engineering Building No.2 (Bunkyo Campus)
Tel:(81)-776-27-8544
Fax:(81)-776-27-8748
E-mail:lei(at)u-fukui.ac.jp