American Journal of Materials Science

American Journal of Materials Science publishes reviews, full-length papers, and short communications recording original research results on, or techniques for studying the relationship between structure, properties, and uses of materials.

Qing-Xiang Pei

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Materials Science

Research Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore

Research Areas

Nanomaterials, nanostructures and nanodevices


1991Ph.D.Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
1987M.Eng.Tsinghua University, China
1984B.Eng.Tsinghua University, China


1998-presentSenior Scientist, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore.
1997–1998Senior Research Engineer, Centre of Computational Mechanics, National University of Singapore.
1996–1997Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
1992–1994Research Fellow, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Publications: Journals

[1]  Q.X. Pei, Z.D. Sha and Y.W. Zhang, "A theoretical analysis of the thermal conductivity of hydrogenated graphene", Carbon, Vol.49 (2011), pp.4752-4759.
[2]  T.Y. Guo, T. Ding, Q.X. Pei and Y.W. Zhang, "Effect of sp3-hybridized defects on the oscillatory behavior of carbon nanotube oscillators", Physics Letters A, Vol.375 (2011), pp. 2400-2404.
[3]  Q.X. Pei, Y.W. Zhang and V.B. Shenoy, "A molecular dynamics study of the mechanical properties of hydrogen functionalized graphene", Carbon, Vol.48 (2010), pp.898-904.
[4]  Q.X. Pei, Y.W. Zhang and V.B. Shenoy, "Mechanical Properties of Methyl Functionalized Graphene", Nanotechnology, Vol.21 (2010), p.115709.
[5]  Q.X. Pei, Z.S, Liu, Y.W. Zhang, Z.L. Dong, "Study of direct nanoimprinting processes by molecular dynamics simulations", Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol.7 (2010), pp.2144-2150.
[6]  Q. X. Pei, C. Lu and H. P. Lee, "Study of Materials Deformation in Nanometric Cutting by Large-scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations", Nanoscale Research Letters, Vol.4 (2009), pp.444-451.
[7]  Y. Cheng, Q.X. Pei and H. Gao, "Molecular-dynamics studies of competitive replacement in peptide–nanotube assembly for control of drug release", Nanotechnology, Vol.20 (2009), p.145101.
[8]  Q.X. Pei, C.G. Lim, Y. Cheng and H. Gao, "Molecular Dynamics Study on DNA Oligonucleotide Translocation through Carbon Nanotubes", Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol.129 (2008), pp.125101-8.
[9]  Q.X. Pei, S.S. Quek, J.Y. Guo and C. Lu, "Elastic fields in quantum dots arrays: A three-dimensional finite element study", Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, (Invited paper for a special issue on innovative numerical methods for micro and nano mechanics and structures), Vol. 32 (2008), pp.309-317.
[10]  M.C.G. Lim, Q.X. Pei and Z.W. Zhong, "Translocation of DNA oligonucleotide through carbon nanotube channels under induced pressure difference", Physica A, Vol. 387 (2008), pp.3111-3120.
[11]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and Z.S. Liu, "Molecular dynamics study on the nanoimprint of copper", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 40 (2007), pp.4928-4935.
[12]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and H.P. Lee, "Large scale molecular dynamics study of nanometric machining of copper", Computational Materials Science, Vol. 41 (2007), pp.177-185.
[13]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu, F.Z. Fang and H Wu, "Nanometric Cutting of Copper: a Molecular Dynamics Study", Computational Materials Science, Vol. 37 (2006), pp.434-441.
[14]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and H.P. Lee, "Crystallization of Amorphous Alloy during Isothermal Annealing: a Molecular Dynamics Study", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol.17 (2005), pp.1493-1504.
[15]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and M.W. Fu, "Coupled Thermo-mechanical Analysis of Severe Plastic Deformation for Producing Bulk Nanostructured Materials", Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol.6 (2004), pp.933-936.
[16]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and M.W. Fu, "The Rapid Solidification of Ti3Al: a Molecular Dynamics Study", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol.16 (2004), pp.4203-4210.
[17]  Q.X. Pei, B.H. Hu, C. Lu and Y.Y. Wang, "A Finite Element Study of the Temperature Rise during Equal Channel Angular Pressing", Scripta Materialia, Vol.49 (2003), pp.303-308.
[18]  Q.X. Pei, C. Lu and Y.Y. Wang, "Effect of Elastic Anisotropy on the Elastic Fields and Vertical Alignment of Quantum Dots", Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.93 (2003), pp.1487-1492.