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Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 302
Honolulu HI 96822

Departmental Chair:
Mehrdad N. Ghasemi Nejhad

 

 

 

Yi Zuo

 

 

Associate Professor of M.E.

 

PhD 2006, University of Toronto

 

Contact Information
      Phone:(808) 956-9650
      Fax: (808) 956-2373 
      Email: yzuo@hawaii.edu

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Hornors and Awards

      NSF CAREER Award, 2013


Research Interests


      Colloid and surface science

      Biophysical study of lung surfactant

      Nano-Bio interaction

      Particle technology

      Surface tension and contact angle measurement

 

Selected Publications

Hu G, Jiao B, Shi X, Valle RP, Fan Q, and Zuo YY, Physicochemical properties of nanoparticles regulate translocation across pulmonary surfactant monolayer and formation of lipoprotein corona. ACS Nano 7 (2013) 10525-10533.

Zhang H, Wang YE, Neal CR, and Zuo YY, Differential effects of cholesterol and budesonide on biophysical properties of clinical surfactant. Pediatr. Res. 71 (2012) 316-323.

Keating E, Zuo YY, Tadayyon SM, Petersen NO, Possmayer F, Veldhuizen RAW, A modified squeeze-out mechanism for generating high surface pressures with pulmonary surfactant, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1818 (2012) 1225-1234.

Wang YE, Zhang H, Fan Q, Neal CR, and Zuo YY, Biophysical interaction between
corticosteroids and natural surfactant preparation: implications to pulmonary drug
delivery using surfactant as a carrier, Soft Matter 8 (2012) 504-511.

Fan Q, Wang YE, Zhao X, Loo JSC, and Zuo YY, Adverse biophysical effects of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles on natural pulmonary surfactant, ACS Nano 5 (2011) 6410-6416.

Zhang H, Wang YE, Fan Q, and Zuo YY, On the low surface tension of lung surfactant, Langmuir 27 (2011) 8351-8358.

Zhang H, Fan Q, Wang YE, Neal CN, and Zuo YY, Comparative Study of clinical pulmonary surfactants using atomic force microscopy, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1808 (2011) 1832-1842.

Zuo YY, Veldhuizen RAW, Neumann AW, Petersen NO, Possmayer F, Current perspectives in pulmonary surfactant – inhibition, enhancement and evaluation, Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1778 (2008) 1947-1977.

Zuo YY, Tadayyon SM, Keating E, Zhao L, Veldhuizen RAW, Petersen NO, Amrein M, Possmayer F, Atomic force microscopy studies of functional and dysfunctional pulmonary surfactant films. II. Albumin-inhibited pulmonary surfactant films and the effect of SP-A, Biophys. J. 95 (2008) 2779-2791

Zuo YY, Keating E, Zhao L, Tadayyon SM, Veldhuizen RAW, Petersen NO, Possmayer F, Atomic force microscopy studies of functional and dysfunctional pulmonary surfactant films. I. Micro- and nano- structures of functional pulmonary surfactant films and the effect of SP-A, Biophys. J. 94 (2008) 3549-3564.


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Courses Offered

 

ME311 Thermodynamics

 

ME322 Mechanics of Fluids

ME422 Heat Transfer

 

ME480 Thermofluid Measurements and Design

 

ME611 Advanced Thermodynamics

 

ME650 Surface Phenomena


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