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Peer-reviewed Papers

  1. M. Ayhan, Y. Zhao and H. Choi, Utilizing geometric mean in proportional fair scheduling: enhanced throughout and fairness in LTE DL, IEEE GLOBECOM 2016. [link][PDF].
  2. B. Camley, Y. Zhao, B. Li, H. Levine and W.-J. Rappel, Crawling and turning in a minimal reaction-diffusion cell motility model: coupling cell shape and biochemistry, Phys. Rev. E, 95, 012401, 2017. [link][PDF]
  3. Y. Wang, Y. Zhao, L. Wang, A. Song and Y. Ma, Stochastic maximum principle for partial infomation optimal investment and dividend problem of an insurer, 2016 (submitted).
  4. J. Elenewski, Y. Zhao and H. Chen, Non-equilibrium transport in open quantum systems via dynamically constrained non-Hermitian boundary domains, J. Chem. Phys., 2016 (under review). [link]
  5. J. Elenewski, Y. Zhao and H. Chen, Complex non-Hermitian potentials and real-time time-dependent density functional theory: a master equation approach, Phy. Rev. B, 2016 (under review).[link]
  6. Y. Zhao, J. Wang, Y. Ma and Q. Du, Generalized local and nolocal master equations for some stochastic processes, Comput. Math. Appl., 71(11), 2497-2512, 2016.[link][PDF]
  7. Y. Wang, L. Wang, Y. Zhao, A. Song and Y. Ma, A stochastic model for microbial fermentation process under Gaussian white noise environment, Num. Alg.Cont. Opt. 5, 381, (2015). [link]
  8. H. Sun, J. Wen, Y. Zhao, B. Li, and J. Andrew McCammon, A self-consistent phase-field approach to implicit solvation of charged molecules with Poisson-Boltzmann electrostatics, J. Chem. Phys., 143, 243110, 2015. [link][PDF]
  9. B. Camley, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhao, B. Li, E. Ben-Jacob, H. Levine, and W.-J. Rappel, Polarity mechanisms such as contact inhibition of locomotion regulate persistent rotational motion of mammalian cells on micropatterns, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111, 14770,2014. [link][PDF]
  10. T. Banham, B. Li, and Y. Zhao, Pattern formation by phase-field relaxation of bending energy with surface-area and volume constrained, Phys. Rev. E, 90, 033308, 2014. [link][PDF]
  11. B. Camley, Y. Zhao, B. Li, H. Levine and W.-J. Rappel, Periodic migration in a physical model of cells on micropatterns, Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 158102, 2013. [link][PDF][Supplementary]
  12. B. Li and Y. Zhao, Variational implicit solvation with solute molecular mechnics: from diffuse-interface to sharp-interface models, SIAM J. Applied Math., 73(1), 1-23, 2013. [link][PDF]
  13. Y. Zhao, Y. Kwan, J. Che, B. Li and J. A. McCammon, Phase-field approach to implicit solvation of biomolecules with Coulomb-field approximation, J. Chem. Phys., 139, 024111, 2013. [link][PDF]
  14. Y. Zhao and Q. Du, Diffuse interface model of multi-component vesicle adhesion and fusion, Phys. Rev. E, 84, 011903, 2011.[link][PDF]
  15. Y. Zhao, S. Das and Q. Du, Adhesion of multicomponent vesicle membranes, Phys. Rev. E, 81, 041919, 2010. [link][PDF]
  16. Y. Zhao and R. Wang, Some problems on the exactness of splines, Mathematica Numerica Sinica, 28(2), 133-140, 2006. [PDF]


  1. Thermal fluctuation effect on diffuse interface width of vesicle membranes, 2013.
  2. Vesicle membranes with anisotropic elastic bending energy, 2013.