Cunjing Lv is an associate professor in the Institutes of Biomechanics and Medical Engineering, Department of Engineering Mechanics, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Engineering Mechanics of Tsinghua University in 2012. After that, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at Physique et Mécanique des Milieux Hétérogènes (PMMH), ESPCI, Paris (2013 - 2014) and Institute for Nano- and Microfluidics, TU Darmstadt, Germany (2014 - 2017). From 2015 to 2017, he worked as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow. His current research interests lie in understanding interfacial phenomena in the field of micro- and nanomechanics.

Address: Mong Man-Wei Science & Technology Building, Room N-329, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Tel:  +86-10-6279 8825


Education background

Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China (2012)
M.S. in Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China (2009)
B.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Zhengzhou University, China (2005)


2017-Now    Tsinghua University, Associate Professors of Engineering Mechanics
2014-2017    Postdoctoral Fellow, Technische Universit?t Darmstadt, Germany
2015-2017    Humboldt Research Fellow, Technische Universit?t Darmstadt, Germany
2013-2014    Postdoctoral Fellow, école Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI), France
2012-2013    Research Assistant, Tsinghua University, China

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Micro- and nanomechanics, Biomechanics

Research Status

Instability and application of water-repellent materials
Dynamics of thin films at the solid-liquid-vapor interfaces
Nano-/micro particles and bio particles manipulation using light and surface force

Honors And Awards

Humboldt Research Fellow (2015)
Award for Excellent Master Degree Thesis, Tsinghua University (2009)

Academic Achievement

He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal papers, including Physical Review Letters, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ACS Nano, Proceeding of the National Academy of Science and so on.

Selected publications:

1. Cunjing Lv, Michael Eigenbrod, Steffen Hardt, Stability and collapse of holes in liquid layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics (in press, 2018).
2. Yanshen Li, David Quéré, Cunjing Lv, Quanshui Zheng, Monostable super-repellent materials, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (13), 3387-3392 (2017).
3. Cunjing Lv, Pengfei Hao, Xiwen Zhang, Feng He. Drop impact upon superhydrophobic surfaces with regular and hierarchical roughness. Applied Physics Letters, 108 (14), 141602 (2016).
4. Wenwang Wu, Cunjing Lv, Jinhuan Zhang. Interface traction stress of 3D dislocation loop in anisotropic biomaterial. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 87, 7-37 (2016).
5. Cunjing Lv, Pengfei Hao, Xiwen Zhang, Feng He. Dewetting transitions of dropwise condensation on nanotexture enhanced superhydrophobic surfaces. ACS Nano 9 (12), 12311-12319 (2015).
6. Cunjing Lv, Christophe Clanet, David Quéré. Retraction of large liquid strips. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 778, R6 (2015).
7. Cunjing Lv, Pengfei Hao, Zhaohui Yao, Fenglei Niu. Departure of condensation droplets on superhydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir 31(8), 2414-2420 (2015).
8. Cunjing Lv, Chao Chen, Yin-Chuan Chuang, Fan-Gang Tseng, Yajun Yin, Francois Grey, Quanshui Zheng. Substrate curvature gradient drives rapid droplet motion. Physical Review Letters 113(2), 026101 (2014). 
9. Cunjing Lv, Pengfei Hao, Zhaohui Yao, Yu Song, Xiwen Zhang, Feng He. Condensation and jumping relay of droplets on lotus leaf. Applied Physics Letters 103(2), 021601 (2013).
10. Cunjing Lv, Pengfei Hao. Driving droplet by scale effect on microstructured hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir 28(49), 16958-16965 (2012).
11. Cunjing Lv, Changwei Yang, Pengfei Hao, Feng He, Quanshui Zheng. Sliding of water droplets on microstructured hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir 26 (11), 8704-8708 (2010).
12. Cunjing Lv, Yajun Yin, Jie Yin. Geometric theory for adhering lipid vesicles. Colloids and surfaces B: Biointerfaces 74(1), 380-388 (2009).