Xiaomeng Fang

Dielectric elastomers, Polymeric Actuators, Polymer Science, Textile Enginieering, Textile structural composites, Smart textiles, Artificial muscles

Works (28)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 16:02

2023 journal article

Carbonic Anhydrase Enhanced UV-Crosslinked PEG-DA/PEO Extruded Hydrogel Flexible Filaments and Durable Grids for CO2 Capture

GELS, 9(4).

By: J. Shen n, S. Zhang n, X. Fang n & S. Salmon n

author keywords: 3D printing; biocatalyst; carbonic anhydrase; CO2 capture; enzyme; hydrogel; immobilization; interpenetrating polymer network; reactive absorption; structured packing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 30, 2023

2023 journal article

Development of a Pneumatic-Driven Fiber-Shaped Robot Scaffold for Use as a Complex 3D Dynamic Culture System

BIOMIMETICS, 8(2).

By: M. Hoque n, N. Mahmood n, K. Ali n, E. Sefat n, Y. Huang n, E. Petersen n, S. Harrington n, X. Fang n, J. Gluck n

author keywords: tissue engineering; fiber actuators; 3D dynamic cell culture; cyclic strain
TL;DR: A simple and cost-effective 3D dynamic culture system has been proposed, which can be easily implemented to study complex biological phenomena in vitro, and shown to support cell proliferation with minimal cytotoxicity similar to static cultures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 10, 2023

2023 journal article

Effect of Material Properties on Fiber-Shaped Pneumatic Actuators Performance

ACTUATORS, 12(3).

By: M. Hoque n, E. Petersen n & X. Fang n

author keywords: fiber-shaped pneumatic actuators; material properties; yarn stiffness; yarn dimensions; bladder hardness; bladder dimensions
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 11, 2023

2023 journal article

Frequency Characteristics of High Strain Rate Compressions of C<sub>f</sub>-MWCNTs/SiC Composites

CERAMICS-SWITZERLAND, 6(4), 1991–2007.

By: K. Luan*, C. Ming*, X. Fang n & J. Liu

author keywords: ceramic matrix composite; carbon fibers; carbon nanotubes (CNTs); high strain rate; frequency characteristics; Hilbert transform
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 6, 2023

2023 journal article

Use of Meltblown Nonwoven Fabric Filter for Stormwater Runoff Treatment

WATER, 15(2).

By: J. Sanchez*, H. Szewczyk*, J. Assaad*, C. Zimeri n, E. Shim n, X. Fang n, K. Young*

author keywords: meltblown nonwoven; microfiltration; water treatment; eutrophication; and climate change
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 6, 2023

2022 review

Advances in 3D Gel Printing for Enzyme Immobilization

[Review of ]. GELS, 8(8).

By: J. Shen n, S. Zhang n, X. Fang n & S. Salmon n

author keywords: 3D printing; biocatalysis; biosensing; enzyme; hydrogel; immobilization
TL;DR: 3D printed enzyme immobilization methods encompassing both post-printing immobilization and immobilization by physical entrapment during 3D printing are discussed to provide inspiration and insights for pursuing work in this promising field of convergence research. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 6, 2022

2022 article

Effects of Air Gaps on Heat Loss through Firefighter Turnout Composites with Different Moisture Barrier Components

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., DenHartog, E., & Fang, X. (2022, October 7). FIBERS AND POLYMERS, Vol. 10.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton*, R. Barker*, E. DenHartog* & X. Fang*

author keywords: Air gap; Firefighter heat stress; Evaporative resistance; Insulation; Protective clothing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 journal article

Effects of Outer Shell Fabric Color, Smoke Contamination, and Washing on Heat Loss through Turnout Suit Systems

Textile Research Journal, 92(11-12), 1909–1922.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, X. Fang n, R. Barker n, E. DenHartog n & K. Watson n

author keywords: Heat and moisture transfer; firefighter clothing; solar radiation; heat stress
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: January 27, 2022

2022 article

Effects of the moisture barrier and thermal liner components on the heat strain and thermal protective performance of firefighter turnout systems

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, May 23). TEXTILE RESEARCH JOURNAL, Vol. 5.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, R. Barker n, X. Fang n & K. Watson n

author keywords: Firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: May 25, 2022

2022 article

Relationship between heat loss indexes and physiological indicators of turnout-related heat strain in mild and hot environments

Gao, H., Deaton, A. S., Barker, R., Fang, X., & Watson, K. (2022, April 29). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND ERGONOMICS, Vol. 3.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, R. Barker n, X. Fang n & K. Watson n

author keywords: firefighter heat stress; protective clothing; total heat loss; evaporative resistance; physiological manikin
MeSH headings : Humans; Hot Temperature; Protective Clothing; Body Temperature Regulation; Textiles; Manikins; Body Temperature
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: March 30, 2022

2021 journal article

Effects of environmental temperature and humidity on evaporative heat loss through firefighter suit materials made with semi-permeable and microporous moisture barriers

Textile Research Journal, 92(1-2), 219–231.

By: H. Gao n, A. Deaton n, X. Fang n, K. Watson n, E. DenHartog n & R. Barker n

author keywords: Moisture barrier; evaporative resistance; heat stress; firefighter; protective clothing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Identifying factors that contribute to structural firefighter heat strain in North America

International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 28(4), 2183–2192.

By: R. Barker n, X. Fang n, S. Deaton n, E. DenHartog n, H. Gao n, R. Tutterow, M. Schmid

author keywords: firefighters' heat strain; North America; survey; thermal environments; personal protective equipment; turnout gear; work load; time distribution
MeSH headings : Humans; Firefighters; Personal Protective Equipment; Fires; Heat Stress Disorders; Body Temperature Regulation
TL;DR: Results of a survey of firefighters designed to identify conditions that contribute to heat strain in structural firefighting support the inclusion of a performance criterion in the NFPA 1971 Standard for Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment based on limiting the Ref of turnout materials along with current THL requirement. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2021

2020 chapter

Effects of Total Heat Loss versus Evaporative Resistance of Firefighter Garments in a Physiological Heat Strain Trial

By: E. DenHartog n, X. Fang n & A. Deaton n

Source: ORCID
Added: October 1, 2020

2020 chapter

Fiber-Based Sensors and Actuators

In J. Hu, B. Kumar, & J. Lu (Eds.), Handbook of Fibrous Materials (pp. 681–720).

By: X. Fang n, K. Chatterjee n, A. Kapoor n & T. Ghosh n

Ed(s): J. Hu, B. Kumar & J. Lu

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 18, 2020

2019 journal article

High strain rate compressive response of the C-f/SiC composite

CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 45(6), 6812–6818.

By: K. Luan n, J. Liu, B. Sun*, W. Zhang*, J. Hu*, X. Fang n, C. Ming*, E. Song*

Contributors: K. Luan n, J. Liu, B. Sun*, W. Zhang*, J. Hu*, X. Fang n, C. Ming*, E. Song*

author keywords: Ceramic matrix composite; Compression; Strain rate sensitivity; Energy absorption; Damage morphology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 25, 2019

2019 journal article

Hybrid Carbon Nanotube Fabrics with Sacrificial Nanofibers for Flexible High Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes

JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, 166(4), A473–A479.

By: O. Yildiz n, M. Dirican n, X. Fang n, K. Fu n, H. Jia n, K. Stano n, X. Zhang n, P. Bradford n

Contributors: P. Bradford n, X. Zhang n, K. Stano n, H. Jia n, K. Fu n, X. Fang n, M. Dirican n, O. Yildiz n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 25, 2019

2017 thesis

Anisotropic D-EAP Electrodes and their Application in Spring Roll Actuators

(Ph.D. thesis). North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

By: X. Fang

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 29, 2020

2017 journal article

Enhanced anisotropic response of dielectric elastomer actuators with microcombed and etched carbon nanotube sheet electrodes

CARBON, 120, 366–373.

By: X. Fang n, A. Li n, O. Yildiz n, H. Shao*, P. Bradford n & T. Ghosh n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Nanoscale considerations responsible for diverse macroscopic phase behavior in monosubstituted isobutyl-POSS/poly(ethylene oxide) blends

SOFT MATTER, 13(46), 8672–8677.

By: Y. Caydamli n, E. Yildirim n, J. Shen n, X. Fang n, M. Pasquinelli n, R. Spontak n, A. Tonelli n

TL;DR: This work investigates the phase behavior of nanocomposites composed of poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) and monosubstituted isobutyl POSS (iPOSS) modified with different functional moieties and establishes the molecular-level origin for these observed differences in phase behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Carbon nanotube sheet electrodes for anisotropic actuation of dielectric elastomers

CARBON, 89, 113–120.

By: E. Cakmak n, X. Fang n, O. Yildiz n, P. Bradford n & T. Ghosh n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Comparison of the behavior of PEG-POSS stars with unlinked POSS in PEO films and fibers

Abstracts of Papers of The American Chemical Society, 250.

By: Y. Caydamli, J. Shen, X. Fang, R. Spontak & A. Tonelli

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2021

2015 journal article

Crystallization Behaviors of Modified Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Their Self-nucleation Ability

MACROMOLECULAR MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, 300(4), 403–413.

By: H. Yang n, Y. Caydamli n, X. Fang n & A. Tonelli n

author keywords: crystallization; nanocomposites; nucleation; PET; POSS
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Flexible binder-free silicon/silica/carbon nanofiber composites as anode for lithium-ion batteries

ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, 169, 52–60.

By: M. Dirican n, O. Yildiz n, Y. Lu n, X. Fang n, H. Jiang n, H. Kizil*, X. Zhang n

Contributors: X. Zhang n, H. Kizil*, H. Jiang n, X. Fang n, Y. Lu n, O. Yildiz n, M. Dirican n

author keywords: Lithium-ion battery; Flexible electrode; Carbon nanofiber; Silicon; Chemical vapor deposition
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Comparison of the Mechanical Properties between 2D and 3D Orthogonal Woven Ramie Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composites

Polymers and Polymer Composites, 22(2), 187–192.

By: Q. Zhang*, X. Fang*, X. Sun*, B. Sun* & Y. Qiu*

author keywords: Green composites; 3D orthogonal woven; 2D plain fabrics; Ramie yarns; Polypropylene
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 15, 2019

2014 journal article

Lif Demetlerindeki Yoğunluk Farklarının Hava ve Ses İzolayonu Üzerine Etkisinin İncelenmesi

Electronic Journal of Vehicle Technologies / Tasit Teknolojileri Elektronik Dergisi., 8(2), 19–29.

By: Q. Liu, W. Yu, E. Cakmak & X. Fang

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2021

2011 conference paper

3D orthogonal woven ramie fiber reinforced polypropylene composites

2011 International Symposium on Sustainable Composites (ISSC) 4th China-Japan Joint Seminar on Green Composites.

By: X. Fang, Q. Zhang, C. Lu & Y. Qui

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2021

2011 journal article

Light-Weighting Design of Eco-Power Automobile Chassis Made from Green Composite and its Topology Optimization in FEA

Advanced Materials Research, 341-342, 183–188.

By: B. Sun, K. Luan*, B. Gu, X. Fang* & J. Zhang

Contributors: B. Sun, K. Luan*, B. Gu, X. Fang* & J. Zhang

author keywords: Green composite; ramie; Polypropylene; chassis; simulation; optimization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 15, 2019

2010 conference paper

Comparison of the Mechanical Properties Between 2D and 3D Orthogonal Woven Ramie Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composites

The 6th International Symposium for Materials & Kansei in Textile Fashion.

By: X. Fang, Q. Zhang, C. Lu & Y. Qiu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 8, 2021

Education

Updated: October 15th, 2019 14:36

2013 - 2017

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
PhD FIber and Polymer Science

2008 - 2011

Donghua University Shanghai, CN
Mastor College of Textiles

2004 - 2008

Donghua University Shanghai, CN
Bachelor College of Textiles

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