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Wei Xu

Wei Xu

Applied Computational Mathematics & Engineering
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K7-90
Richland, WA 99352

Education and Credentials

  • 2010 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University
  • 2006 B.S. Theoretic and Applied Mechanics, Fudan University, China

PNNL Publications



  • Xu W, D DeCroix, and X Sun. 2014. "Mechanistic Based DEM Simulation of Particle Attrition in a Jet Cup." Powder Technology 253:385-392.  doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2013.11.031
  • Xu W, X Sun, BJ Koeppel, and HM Zbib. 2014. "A continuum thermo-inelastic model for damage and healing in self-healing glass materials." International Journal of Plasticity 62:1-16.  doi:10.1016/j.ijplas.2014.06.011
  • Chou YS, JP Choi, W Xu, EV Stephens, BJ Koeppel, JW Stevenson, and E Lara-Curzio. 2014. Compliant Glass Seals for SOFC StacksPNNL-23397, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Xu W, X Sun, D Li, S Ryu, and MA Khaleel. 2013. "Mechanism-based Representative Volume Elements (RVEs) for Predicting Property Degradations in Multiphase Materials." Computational Materials Science 68:152-159.  doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2012.10.026
  • Ryan EM, D DeCroix, RW Breault, W Xu, ED Huckaby, K Saha, S Darteville, and X Sun. 2013. "Multi-Phase CFD Modeling of Solid Sorbent Carbon Capture System." Powder Technology 242:117-134.  doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2013.01.009


  • Xu W, EV Stephens, X Sun, MA Khaleel, and HM Zbib. 2012. "Development of a Mechanistic-Based Healing Model for Self-Healing Glass Seals." In 13th Annual Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA) Workshop, July 24-27, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.  National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • Xu W, X Sun, EV Stephens, I Mastorakos, MA Khaleel, and HM Zbib. 2012. "A Mechanistic-Based Healing Model for Self-Healing Glass Seals Used in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of Power Sources 218:445-454.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.07.018
  • Lai C, W Xu, and X Sun. 2012. "Development of an Inverse Algorithm for Resonance Inspection." Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 134(5):Article No.: 051017.  doi:10.1115/1.4006649
  • Ryan EM, W Xu, X Sun, and MA Khaleel. 2012. "A Damage Model for Degradation in the Electrodes of solid oxide fuel cells: Modeling the effects of sulfur and antimony in the anode." Journal of Power Sources 210:233-242.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.02.091

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