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Lei Chen



Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, the Ohio State University, Columbus, 2009

M.S.,Mechanical Engineering, the Ohio State University, Columbus, 2006

B.S., ThermalEngineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2001




1.L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, DNA nanowiretranslocation phenomena in nanopore, BiomedicalMicrodevices, Vol. 12, No. 2, 235-245, 2010

2. L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Effectof nonuniform surface potential on electroosmotic flow at large appliedelectric field strength, BiomedicalMicrodevices, Vol. 11, No. 1, 251-258, 2009

3. L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Electroosmoticflwo and particle transport in micro/nano nozzles and diffusers, No.2, Biomedical Microdevices, Vol. 10,289-298, 2008

4. Z. Li, H. Di, L. Chen, Z.Xue and D. Yan, One dimensional model of steam jet heat exchangers, Heating Ventilating & Air Conditioning,Vol. 34 (6),  89-94, 2004

5. Z. Li, H. Di, L. Chen and Z.Xue, The application of Steam Injectors in the Central Heating Systems, Distric Heating, Vol. 6, 125-128, 2002


1. L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Modelingof DNA translocation in nanopores, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAApaper 2009-1121, 2009

2. L. Chen, P. Gnanaprakasamand A. T. Conlisk, Electroosmotic Flow in Micro/nano Nozzles, 45th AIAAAerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA paper 2007-0931, 2007

3. L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Generationof nanovortices in electroosmotic flow in nanochannels, 4th AIAA TheoreticalFluid Mechanics Meeting, AIAA paper 2005-5057, 2005

4. L. Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Electroosmoticflow in annular diatoms, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAApaper 2005-0674, 2005

5. H. Di, L. Chen and Z. Li,One dimensional model of steam injectors, National Conference of DistricHeating, Beijing, 2002.

6. Z. Li, L. Chen, H. Di, Z. Xue, D. Yan and Zhen Yu, Steam jet heatexchanger and its applications in HVAC systems, National Conference of Heating,Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Beijing, 2002.


1. L. Chen, S. Datta and A.T. Conlisk, Micro and Nanoscale Transport of Biomolecules through Pores, IMAAnnual Program Year Workshop, Microfluidics: Electrokinetic and InterfacialPhenomena, Minneapolis, MN,  November 2009

2. L.Chen and A. T. Conlisk, Modelingof DNA Translocation through a Nanopore, 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics,Columbus, OH, July, 2009

3. Y. Shin, L. Chen, A. Hassanali,H. Zhang, A. Conlisk and S. Singer, Electrophoretic and electroosmotic phenomena in anano-nozzle: A combined molecular and continuum theory study, 10th US NationalCongress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH, July, 2009

4. L. Chen and A. T.Conlisk, Modeling of DNA and Particle Transport in Nanopores, Ohio Nanotechnology Summit, Dayton, OH, April 2009

5. L. Chen and A. T.Conlisk, A hydrodynamic model for DNA translocation in a nanopore,  61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Antonio, Texas, November 2008

6. L. Chen, Subhra Dattaand A. T. Conlisk, Micro and Nanoscale Transport of Biomolecules throughnozzles and pores, Ohio Nanotechnology Summit, Cincinnati, OH, April 2008

7. L. Chen and A.T. Conlisk,  Mathematical Modelingof  Electroosmotic Flow in Micro/Nano-nozzles, American Physical Society59th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Tampa Bay, FL, November2006

8. L. Chen and A. T.Conlisk, Electroosmotic Flow in Rectangular Nanochannels with Variable Wallpotential: Generation of Multiple Nano-Vortices, 58th Annual Meeting of theDivision of Fluid Dynamics, Chicago, IL, November 2005


1. China Patent #: ZL00265774.0 Aheat exchange and pressure boost device, issued October 2001

2. China Patent #: ZL00263178.4 A heat exchange device used indistrict heating systems, issued January 2002