Department of Mechanical Engineering

Xiangchun Xuan

Xiangchun XuanDr. Xiangchun (Schwann) Xuan
Associate Professor
Office: 239 Fluor Daniel Building
Phone: 864.656.5630
Fax: 864.656.4435
Email: xcxuan 

Dr. Xuan's Web Site 

Xiangchun Xuan joined the Department in December 2006.  His research and teaching interests lie in the general area of thermal/fluid sciences with a special emphasis on microfluidic devices. He is a member of ASME, APS (American Physical Society) and AES (American Electrophoresis Society).

Education 

PhD, University of Toronto, 2006
DEng, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, 2000
BS, University of Science and Technology of China, 1995

Research Interests 

Fundamental and applied research in micro- and nano-fluidics for Lab-on-a-chip devices.

Selected Publications 

Zhu, J., Tzeng, T. J., Hu, G., Xuan, X., "Dielectrophoretic focusing of particles in a serpentine microchannel," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 7 (2009), in press. DOI 10.1007/s10404-009-0432-7. 

Xuan, X., "Joule heating in electrokinetic flow," Electrophoresis 29 (2008) 33-43. 

Xuan, X., "Streaming potential effects on solute dispersion in nanochannels," Analytical Chemistry 79 (2007) 7928-7932. 

Kang, K, Kang, Y, Xuan, X., Li, D., "Continuous separation of microparticles by size with DC-dielectrophoresis," Electrophoresis 27 (2006) 694-702. 

Xuan, X., Li, D., "Thermodynamic analysis of electrokinetic energy conversion," Journal of Power Sources 156 (2006) 677-684. 

Xuan, X. and Li, D. "Band broadening in capillary zone electrophoresis with axial temperature gradients," Electrophoresis 26 (2005) 166-175. 

Xuan, X., Xu, B., Sinton, D. and Li, D. "Electroosmotic flow with Joule heating effects," Lap on a Chip 4 (2004) 230-236.