Jianguo Yu

  Idaho National Laboratory
Energy Frontier Research Center
PO Box 1625, MS 3560
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3560
Phone: 208-526-8196
FAX:   208-526-8076
Email:  Jianguo.Yu@inl.gov                                                                                                                                        


Professional Interests
Multiscale modeling, Construction of many-body empirical potentials, First principles simulations, Molecular Dynamics, Multiscale Monte Carlo, Mesoscale methods, Parallel programming, and Multiscale model development, implementation, analysis and evaluation. 

Ph.D. Physics, 2003, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA
M. Sc. Physics, 1996, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
B.Sc. Physics, 1989, Hubei Normal College, Hubei, China

Professional Experience
2011 – Present, Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA.
2007 – 2011, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA. 
2004 – 2007, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
2003 – 2004, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
1998 – 2003, Research Assistant, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
1993 - 1998 , Research Assistant & Scientist, Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Sample Publications 
• J. Yu, R. Devanathan and W. J. Weber, “Structure properties and phase transformation of UO2 in the GGA+U formalism”, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21, 435401 (2009).
• J. Yu, R. Devanathan and W. J. Weber, “Unified interatomic potential for zircon, zirconia and silica systems”, Journal of Materials Chemistry 19, 3923 (2009).
• J. Yu, S. Sinnott and S. Phillpot, “Optimized Many-Body Potential for fcc metals”, Philosophical Magazine Letters 89, 136 (2009). 
• J. Yu, S. Sinnott and S. Phillpot, “Charge Optimized Many-Body (COMB) Potential for the Silicon-Silica System”, Physical Review B 75, 085311 (2007).
• L. Qi, J. Yu and J. Li, “Coverage dependence and hydroperoxyl-mediated pathway of catalytic water formation on Pt (111) surface”, the Journal of Chemical Physics 125, 054701 (2006).
• J. Yu, A. Bogicevic, and J.G. Amar "First Principles Calculations of Steering Effects in Epitaxial Growth", Physical Review B 69, 113406 (2004).
• J. Yu and J.G. Amar, “Short-range Attraction, Surface Currents, and Mound Formation in Metal (111) Epitaxial”, Physical Review B 69, 045426 (2004).
• J. Yu and J.G. Amar, "Effects of Short-Range Attraction in Metal Epitaxial Growth", Physical Review Letters 89, 286103 (2002).
• J. Yu and J.G. Amar, "Dynamical Scaling Behavior in Two-Dimensional Ballistic Deposition with Shadowing", Physical Review E 66, 021603 (2002).
• J. Yu and J.G. Amar, "Scaling Behavior of the Surface in Ballistic Deposition", Physical Review E 65, 060601 (Rapid Communications) (2002).
• J. Yu and Q. Yu, “Research in Beam Spreading of Proton Therapy Facility”, High Energy Physics and Nuclear Physics 21, 851 (1997).