Publications

[ Journal Publications | Conference Publications | Book Chapters | Edited Books ]

Selected Journal Papers

  1. Zhen Fan, Leming Sun, Yujian Huang, Yongzhong Wang and Mingjun Zhang. Bioinspired Fluorescent Dipeptide Nanoparticles for Targeted Tumor Imaging and Realtime Monitoring of Drug Release, Nature Nanotechnology, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2015.312, 2016.
  2. Tao Yue, Xinghua Jia, Jennifer Petrosino, Dong Wang, Jesse Fine, Scott Galster, Rebecca Davis, Doug Scharre, Mingjun Zhang. Computational integration of nano-scale physical biomarkers and cognitive assessments to diagnose and predict the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Science Advances, https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1700669, 2017.
  3. Yujian Huang, Yongzhong Wang, Li Tan, Leming Sun, Jennifer Petrosinoc, Mei-Zhen Cui, Feng Hao, and Mingjun Zhang. Nano-spherical Arabinogalactan Proteins are a Key Component for the High-strength Adhesive Secreted by English Ivy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), E3193 - E3202, doi:10.1073/pnas.1600406113, 2016.
  4. Scott Lenaghan, C. A. Davis, W. R. Henson, Zhili Zhang, and Mingjun Zhang. High-Speed Microscopic Imaging of Flagella Motility and Swimming in Giardia lamblia Trophozoites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), doi: 10.1073/pnas.1106904108, August 1, 2011.
  5. Mingjun Zhang, Maozi Liu, Harry Prest and Steve Fischer. Nanoparticles Secreted from Ivy Rootlets for Surface Climbing, Nano Letters, 8 (5), pp 1277–1280, 2008.
  6. Z. Xu, S. Lenaghan, B. Reese, X. Jia, and Mingjun Zhang. Experimental Studies and Dynamics Modeling Analysis of the Swimming and Diving of Whirligig Beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae), PLoS Computational Biology, 8(11): e1002792. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002792, 2012.
  7. Yongzhong Wang, Leming Sun, Sijia Yi, Yujian Huang, Scott C. Lenaghan and Mingjun Zhang. Naturally Occurring Nanoparticles from Arthrobotrys oligospora as a Potential Immunostimulatory and Antitumor Agent, Advanced Functional Materials, 23(7): 2175-2184, 2012.
  8. Xinghua Jia, Zongyao Chen, Andrew Riedel, Ting Si, William R. Hamel, Mingjun Zhang. Energy-efficient Surface Propulsion Inspired by Whirligig Beetles. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(6): 1432-1443, 2015.
  9. Xinghua Jia, Xiaobo Li, Scott Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. Design of Efficient Propulsion for Nanorobots. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 30(4): 792-801, 2014.
  10. Ruoting Yang, T. J. Tan and Mingjun Zhang. Data-driven Feedforward Control for Electroporation Mediated Gene Delivery in Gene Therapy, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 18(4): 935-943, 2009.
  11. William Fisher and Mingjun Zhang. DNA Bio-chip Microarray Fabrication System using Inkjet Technology, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 4(4): 488-500, 2007.
  12. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. A Hybrid Switching Control Strategy for Nonlinear and Under-actuated Mechanical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 48(10): 1777-1782, 2003.
  13. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. Hybrid Control of the Pendubot, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 7(1): 79-87, 2002.

Edited Books

Journal Papers

    2017

  1. Tao Yue, Xinghua Jia, Jennifer Petrosino, Dong Wang, Jesse Fine, Scott Galster, Rebecca Davis, Doug Scharre, Mingjun Zhang. Computational integration of nano-scale physical biomarkers and cognitive assessments to diagnose and predict the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Science Advances, to appear, 2017.
  2. Mi Li, Haichang Li, Xiangguang Li, Hua Zhu, Zihui Xu, Lianqing Liu, Jianjie Ma, Mingjun Zhang. A bio-inspired alginate-gum arabic hydrogel with micro/nano-scale structures for controlled drug release in chronic wound healing. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, to appear, 2017.

    2016

  3. Yujian Huang, Yongzhong Wang, Li Tan, Leming Sun, Jennifer Petrosinoc, Mei-Zhen Cui, Feng Hao, and Mingjun Zhang. Nano-spherical Arabinogalactan Proteins are a Key Component for the High-strength Adhesive Secreted by English Ivy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), E3193 - E3202, doi:10.1073/pnas.1600406113, 2016.
  4. Shuting Zhao, Zhaobin Xu, Hai Wang, Benjamin Reese, Liubov Gushchina, Meng Jiang, Pranay Agarwal, Jiangsheng Xu, Mingjun Zhang, Rulong Shen, Zhenguo Liu, Noah Weisleder, and Xiaoming He. Bioengineering of injectable encapsulated aggregates of pluripotent stem cells for therapy of myocardial infarction, Nature Communications, 7:13306. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13306, 2016.
  5. Yue, Tao; Park, Ki Ho; Reese, Benjamin ; Zhu, Hua; Lyon, Seth; Ma, Jianjie; Mohler, Peter; Zhang, Mingjun. Quantifying Drug-induced Nano-mechanics and Mechanical Effects to Single Cardiomyocytes for Optimal Drug Administration to Minimize Cardiotoxicity, Langmuir, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04314, 2016.
  6. Sun, Leming; Huang, Yujian; Bian, Zehua; Petrosino, Jennifer ; Fan, Zhen; Wang, Yongzhong; Park, Ki Ho ; Yue, Tao; Schmidt, Michael ; Galster, Scott ; Ma, Jianjie; Zhu, Hua; Zhang, Mingjun. Sundew-inspired Adhesive Hydrogels combined with Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Wound Healing, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b11811, 2016.
  7. Zhen Fan, Leming Sun, Yujian Huang, Yongzhong Wang and Mingjun Zhang. Bioinspired Fluorescent Dipeptide Nanoparticles for Targeted Tumor Imaging and Realtime Monitoring of Drug Release, Nature Nanotechnology, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2015.312, 2016.

    2015

  8. Yi-Jun Wang, Yujian Huang, Nagaraju Anreddy, Guan-Nan Zhang, Yun-Kai Zhang, Meina Xie, Derrick Lin, Dong-Hua Yang, Mingjun Zhang, and Zhe-Sheng Chen. Tea nanoparticle, a safe and biocompatible nanocarrier, greatly potentiates the anticancer activity of doxorubicin, Oncotarget, doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6711, 2015.
  9. Yujian Huang, Yi-Jun Wang, Yongzhong Wang, Sijia Yi, Zhen Fan, Leming Sun, Derrick Lin, Nagaraju Anreddy, Michael Schmidt, Hua Zhu, Zhe-Sheng Chen, and Mingjun Zhang. Exploring Naturally Occurring Ivy Nanoparticles as an Alternative Biomaterial, Acta Biomaterialia, 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.07.035, Jul 2015.
  10. Yujian Huang, Yongzhong Wang, Leming Sun, Richa Agrawal, and Mingjun Zhang. Sundew Adhesive: A Naturally Occurring Hydrogel, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0226, May 2015.
  11. Leming Sun, Zhen Fan, Yongzhong Wang, Yujian Huang, Michael Schmidt and Mingjun Zhang. Tunable Synthesis of Self-assembled Cyclic Peptide Nanotubes and Nanoparticles, Soft Matter, DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00533G, 2015.
  12. Xinghua Jia, Zongyao Chen, Andrew Riedel, Ting Si, William R. Hamel, Mingjun Zhang. Energy-efficient Surface Propulsion Inspired by Whirligig Beetles. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31 (6), pp. 1432-1443, doi: 10.1109/TRO.2015.2493501, 2015.

    2014

  13. Yongzhong Wang, Sijia Yi, Leming Sun, Yujian Huang, and Mingjun Zhang. Charge-selective Fractions of Naturally Occurring Nanoparticles as Bioactive Nanocarriers for Cancer Therapy, Acta Biomaterialia, In press, 2014.
  14. Scott C. Lenaghan, Stefan Nwandu-Vincent, Benjamin E. Reese, and Mingjun Zhang. Unlocking the Secrets of Multi-Flagellated Propulsion: Drawing Insight from Tritrichomonas Foetus, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, in press, 2014.
  15. Leming Sun, Sijia Yi, Yongzhong Wang, Kang Pan, Qixin Zhong, Mingjun Zhang. A Bio-inspired Approach for In Situ Synthesis of Tunable Adhesive, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, in press, 2014.
  16. Yongzhong Wang, Sijia Yi, Leming Sun, Yujian Huang, Scott C. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang. Doxorubicin-loaded Cyclic Peptide Nanotube Bundles Overcome Chemoresistance in Breast Cancer Cells, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 10, 445-454, 2014.
  17. Sijia Yi, Yongzhong Wang, Yujian Huang, Lijin Xia, Leming Sun, Scott Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. Tea Nanoparticles for Immunostimulation and Chemo-drug Delivery in Cancer Treatment, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, doi:10.1166/jbn.2014.1782, 2014.
  18. Xinghua Jia, Xiaobo Li, Scott Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. Design of Efficient Propulsion for Nanorobots. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 30(4): 792-801, 2014.

    2013

  19. S. C. Lenaghan, J. Burris, K. Chourey, Y. Huang, L. Xia, B. Lady, R. Sharma, C. Pan, Z. LeJeune, S. Foister, R. Hettich, C. Stewart, and Mingjun Zhang. Isolation and Chemical Analysis of Nanoparticles from English Ivy (Hedera helix L.), Journal of Royal Society Interface, in press, 2013.
  20. Sijia Yi, Leming Sun, Scott C. Lenaghan, Yongzhong Wang, Xinyuan Chong, Zhili Zhang, and Mingjun Zhang. One-step Synthesis of Dendritic Gold Nanoflowers with High Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Property, RSC Advances, 3, 10139-10144, 2013.
  21. S. C. Lenaghan, J. Chen and Mingjun Zhang. Modeling and analysis of propulsion in the multiflagellated micoorganism Giardia lamblia, Physical Review E, in press, 2013.
  22. Scott C. Lenaghan, Yongzhong Wang, Ning Xi, Toshio Fukuda, Tzyhjong Tarn, William R. Hamel, and Mingjun Zhang. Grand Challenges in Bioengineered Nanorobotics for Cancer Therapy. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, March, 2013.
  23. Mingjun Zhang. Editorial: Fungus-based nanoparticles: Inspiration from Nature for Cancer Therapy, Nanomedicine, March, 2013.
  24. Scott C. Lenaghan, YuanYuan Li, Hao Zhang, Jason Burris, Neal Stewart, Lynne Parker, Mingjun Zhang. Monitoring the Environmental Impact of TiO2 Nanoparticles Using a Plant-based Sensor-network. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, in press, 2013.
  25. Leming Sun, Lijin Xia, Sijia Yi, Scott C. Lenaghan, Yongzhong Wang, and Mingjun Zhang. Biosynthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles using vegetable waste from the peel of Asparagus Lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. asparagine), Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, in press, 2013.
  26. Jacques E. Abboud, Xinyuan Chong, Mingjun Zhang, Zhili Zhang, Naibo Jiang, Sukesh Roy, and James R. Gord. Photothermally Activated Motion and Ignition Using Aluminum Nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters, in press, 2013.
  27. Yujian Huang, Scott C. Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Jason N. Burris, Neal Stewart, and Mingjun Zhang. Characterization of physicochemical properties of ivy nanoparticles for cosmetic application, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, in press, 2013.
  28. Sijia Yi, Lijin Xia, Scott C. Lenaghan, Leming Sun, Yujian Huang, Jason N. Burris, C. Neal Stewart Jr. and Mingjun Zhang. Bio-synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles using English ivy (Hedera helix). Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, in press, 2013.
  29. Lijin Xia, Zhonghua Xu, Leming Sun, Patrick Caveney, Mingjun Zhang. Nanofillers to Tune the Young's Modulus of Silicone Matrix, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, accepted to appear, 2013.
  30. Xiaobo Li, Scott Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. Evolutionary Game based Control for Biological Systems with Applications in Drug Delivery, Journal of Theoretical Biology, in press, 2013

    2012

  31. Yongzhong Wang, Leming Sun, Sijia Yi, Yujian Huang, Scott C. Lenaghan and Mingjun Zhang. Naturally Occurring Nanoparticles from Arthrobotrys oligospora as a Potential Immunostimulatory and Antitumor Agent, Advanced Functional Materials, 23(7): 2175-2184, 2012.
  32. Z. Xu, S. Lenaghan, B. Reese, X. Jia, and Mingjun Zhang. Experimental Studies and Dynamics Modeling Analysis of the Swimming and Diving of Whirligig Beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae), PLoS Computational Biology, 8(11): e1002792. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002792, 2012.
  33. J. N. Burris, S. C. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang and C. N. Stewart, Jr., Nanoparticle biofabrication using English ivy (Hedera helix), Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 10:41, 2012.
  34. Yongfeng Li, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang. Nonlinear Dynamics of the Movement of the Venus Flytrap, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, in press, 2012.
  35. Lijin Xia, Sijia Yi, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang. Facile synthesis of biocompatible gold nanoparticles with organosilicone-coated surface properties, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, in press, 2012.
  36. P. Favi, S. Yi, L. Xia, S. C. Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. Inspiration from the Natural World: From Bio-adhesives to Bio-inspired Adhesives. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, in press, 2012
  37. Y. Li, S. Lenaghan, and Mingjun Zhang. A Data-driven Predictive Approach for Drug Delivery Using Machine Learning Techniques, PLoS ONE, 7(2): e31724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031724. 2012.
  38. Yu Wu, Mingjun Zhang, Jing Wu, Xiaopeng Zhao, Lijin Xia. Evolutionary Game Theoretic Strategy for Optimal Drug Delivery to Influence Selection Pressure in Treatment of HIV-1e, Journal of Mathematical Biology, 64(3), pp. 495-512, 2012.

    2011

  39. Scott Lenaghan, C. A. Davis, W. R. Henson, Zhili Zhang, and Mingjun Zhang. High-Speed Microscopic Imaging of Flagella Motility and Swimming in Giardia lamblia Trophozoites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), doi: 10.1073/pnas.1106904108, August 1, 2011.
  40. S. C. Lenaghan1, K. Serpersu, L. Xia, W. He, and M. Zhang. Naturally occurring nanomaterial from the Sundew (Drosera) for tissue engineering. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, in press, 2011.
  41. Scott Lenaghan and Mingjun Zhang. Real-time Observation of the Secretion of a Nanocomposite Adhesive from English Ivy (Hedera helix). Plant Science, doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2011.08.013, 2011.
  42. Lijin Xia, Scott C. Lenaghan, Andrew B. Wills, Yinyuan Chen, and Mingjun Zhang. Evaluation of the nanofibrillar structure of Dioscorea opposite extract for cell attachment. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.07.025, July, 2011.
  43. Zhili Zhang, Quanshui Li, Sara Haque, Mingjun Zhang. Far-Field Plasmonic Resonance Enhanced Nanoparticle Image Velocimetry within a Micro Channel, Review of Scientific Instruments, in press, 2011.
  44. Lijin Xia, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang, Yu Wu, Xiaopeng Zhao, Jason N. Burris and C. Neal Stewart Jr. Characterization of English ivy (Hedera helix) adhesion force and imaging using Atomic Force Microscopy, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13(3), 1029-1037, 2011.
  45. Ruoting Yang, Scott Lenaghan, John Wikswo and Mingjun Zhang. External Control of the GAL Network in S. cerevisiae: A View from Control Theory, PLoS ONE, vol. 6, no. 2, e19353, April, 2011.
  46. Ruoting Yang, Sharon Bewick, Mingjun Zhang and William Hamel. Adaptive Immune System TH1/TH2 Differentiation Mechanism Inspired Perimeter Patrol Control Strategy,IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, vol. 19, no. 2, 2011.
  47. Sharon Bewick, Mingjun Zhang and William Hamel. Passive versus Aggressive Strategies: A Game Theoretic Analysis of Military and Immune Defense, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans, vol. 41, pp. 583-588, 2011.

    2010

  48. Mingjun Zhang, Scott Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Lixin Dong, Wei He, William Henson and Xudong Fan. Nanofibers and nanoparticles from the insect-capturing adhesive of the Sundew (Drosera) for cell attachment, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 2010, 8:20.
  49. Quanshui Li, Zhili Zhang, Sara S. Haque, Mingjun Zhang and Lijin Xia. Localized surface plasmon resonance effects by naturally occurring Chinese yam particles, Journal of Applied Physics, in press, 2010.
  50. Quanshui Li, Lijin Xia, Zhili Zhang, Mingjun Zhang. Ultraviolet Extinction and Visible Transparency by Ivy Nanoparticles, Nanoscale Research Letters, 2010, DOI 10.1007/s11671-010-9666-2.
  51. Lijin Xia, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang, Zhili Zhang and Quanshui Li. Naturally occurring nanoparticles from English ivy: an alternative to metal-based nanoparticles for UV protection, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 2010, 8:12.
  52. Rui Gao, Juanyi Yu, Mingjun Zhang, Tzyh-Jong Tarn and Jr-Shin Li. Systems Theoretic Analysis of the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology: Some Recent Results, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, accepted to appear 2010.
  53. Yu Wu, Xiaopeng Zhao, and Mingjun Zhang. Dynamics of stochastic mutation to immunodominance, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, in press, 2010.
  54. Ruoting Yang, Scott C. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang, and Lijin Xia. A Mathematical Model on the Closing and Opening Mechanism for Venus Flytrap, Plant Signaling & Behavior, in press 2010.
  55. Y. Wu, L. Xia, Mingjun Zhang and X. Zhao. Immunodominance Analysis through Interactions of CD8+ T cells and DCs in Lymph Nodes, Mathematical Biosciences, 225, pp. 53–58, 2010.
  56. Xiaopeng Zhao, Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang, Henian Xia. A computational approach for understanding immune response to multiple epitopes based on optimal control formulation, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, 15, pp. 4209–4218, 2010.
  57. Jing Wu, Mingjun Zhang. A Game Theoretical Approach to Optimal Control of Dual Drug Delivery for HIV Infection Treatment, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part B: Cybernetics, vol. 40, pp. 694-702, 2010.
  58. Xiaopeng Zhao, Mingjun Zhang, and Ruoting Yang. Control of Pore Radius Regulation for Electroporation-based Drug Delivery, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, 15(5), pp. 1400-1407, 2010.

    2009

  59. Yu Wu, Xiaopeng Zhao and Mingjun Zhang. Adhesion Mechanics of Ivy Nanoparticles, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2009.12.041.
  60. Scott C Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, and Mingjun Zhang. Identification of Nanofibers in the Chinese Herbal Medicine: Yunnan Baiyao, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 5(5), pp. 472-476, 2009.
  61. Mingjun Zhang, Maozi Liu, Sharon Bewick and Zhiyong Suo. Nanoparticles to Increase Adhesive Properties of Biologically Secreted Materials for Surface Affixing, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 5, pp. 294-299, 2009.
  62. Sharon Bewick, Ruoting Yang, and Mingjun Zhang, The Danger is Growing! A New Paradigm for Immune System Activation and Peripheral Tolerance, PLoS ONE, vol. 4, no. 12, December, 2009.
  63. Sharon Bewick, Ruoting Yang and Mingjun Zhang. Complex mathematical models of biology at the nanoscale, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, 1(6), pp. 650-659, 2009.
  64. Sharon Bewick, Jing Wu, Scott C. Lenaghan, Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang and William Hamel. The R5 to X4 Coreceptor Switch: A Dead-end Path, or a Strategic Maneuver? -- Lessons from a Game Theoretic Analysis, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, in press, 2009.
  65. Ruoting Yang, T. J. Tan and Mingjun Zhang. Data-driven Feedforward Control for Electroporation Mediated Gene Delivery in Gene Therapy, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, accepted to appear 2009.
  66. Ou Ma and Mingjun Zhang, Modelling and Control of Electroporation-mediated Gene Delivery for Gene Therapy, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 6, pp. 228-238, 2009.
  67. H. Li, Jindong Tan and Mingjun Zhang, Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of a Swimming Microrobot for Controlled Drug Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 220-227, 2009.

    2008

  68. Mingjun Zhang, Maozi Liu, Harry Prest and Steve Fischer. Nanoparticles Secreted from Ivy Rootlets for Surface Climbing, Nano Letters, 8 (5), pp 1277–1280, 2008.
  69. Adriano Cavalcanti, Bijan Shirinzadeh, Mingjun Zhang, Luiz C. Kretly, Nanorobot Hardware Architecture for Medical Defense, Sensors, vol. 8, pp. 2932-2958, 2008.

    2007

  70. William Fisher and Mingjun Zhang. DNA Bio-chip Microarray Fabrication System using Inkjet Technology, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 4(4), pp. 488-500, October 2007.
  71. Mingjun Zhang, Weimin Tao and Piero A. Pianetta. Dynamics modeling of biolistic gene guns, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 52(5), pp. 1485-93, March 2007.
  72. W. Tao, Mingjun Zhang, Ou Ma and X. P. Yun. Industrial robot track modeling and vibration suppression, Industrial Robots, 34(4), pp. 317-325, 2007.

    2006 and Before

  73. I. Barbulovic-Nad, M. Lucente, Yu Sun, Mingjun Zhang, A. R. Wheeler, M. Bussmann. A Review of Bio-chip Fabrication Techniques, Critical Review in Biotechnology, vol. 26, pp. 237-259, 2006.
  74. Mingjun Zhang, Ou Ma and Xiumin Xiao. Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of Inkjet Technology Based Oligo DNA Microarray Spotting, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 159-168, 2006.
  75. Mingjun Zhang, Kaixuan Mao, Weimin Tao and T. J. Tarn. A Computational Method to Geometric Measure of Biological Particles and Application to DNA Microarray Spot Size Estimation, Journal of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 275-279, 2006.
  76. Mingjun Zhang, Maggie X. Cheng, and T. J. Tarn. A Mathematical Formulation of DNA Computation, IEEE Transactions On NanoBioscience, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 32-40, 2006.
  77. Mingjun Zhang, Weimin Tao, William Fisher and T. J. Tarn. An Industrial Solution to Automatic Robot Calibration and Workpiece Pose Estimation for Semiconductor and Gene-chip Microarray Fabrication, Industrial Robot, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 88-96, 2006.
  78. I. N. Katz, H. Mukai, H. Sch?ttler, Mingjun Zhang and M. Xu. Solution of a Differential Game Formulation of Military Air Operations by the Method of Characteristics, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 125, No 1, pp. 113-135, 2005.
  79. Mingjun Zhang, W. Fisher, H. Sitte and T. J. Tarn. A Function Model Based Approach to Develop Micro-titer Tray Manufacturing Automation System for DNA Microarray Fabrication, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 83-101, 2005.
  80. Weimin Tao and Mingjun Zhang. A Genetic Algorithm Based Area Coverage Approach for Controlled Drug Delivery Using Micro-robots, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 91-100, 2005.
  81. Mingjun Zhang, C. Sabharwal, W. M. Tao, T. J. Tarn, N. Xi and G. Y. Li. Interactive DNA sequence and structure design for DNA nano-applications, IEEE Transactions On NanoBioscience, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 286-292, December 2004.
  82. T. J. Tarn, P. Sanposh, D. Cheng, and Mingjun Zhang. Output Regulation for Nonlinear Systems: Some Recent Theoretical and Experimental Results, IEEE Transactions On Control Systems Technology, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 605-610, July 2005.
  83. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. A Hybrid Switching Control Strategy for Nonlinear and Under-actuated Mechanical Systems, IEEE Transactions On Automatic Control, vol. 48, no. 10, pp. 1777-1782, October 2003.
  84. T. J. Tarn, Mingjun Zhang and A. Serrani. New Integrability Conditions for Differential Contraints, Systems and Control Letters, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 335-345, August 2003.
  85. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. Hybrid Control of the Pendubot, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 79-87, January 2002.
  86. Peien Feng, G. Y. Xu and Mingjun Zhang. Feature Modelling Based on Design Catalogues for Principle Conceptual Design, Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing,Cambridge University Press, vol. 10, no.4, pp. 347-354, 1996.
  87. Mingjun Zhang, C. W. Cheng and Y. X. Sun. Observer-Based Robust Stabilization For Uncertain Time-delayed Systems, ACTA AUTOMATICA SINICA, Transactions On Automatic Control, vol.24, pp. 508-512, 1998.
  88. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun, H. Y. Su. An Observer-based Riccati Equation Approach for Robust Stabilization of time varying delayed uncertain systems, Control Theory and Applications, vol. 15, pp. 263-266,1998.
  89. Mingjun Zhang, C. W. Cheng, Y. X. Sun. Observer-based Memoryless Stabilization of Uncertain Systems with State Delay, Control Theory and Applications, vol. 15, pp. 589-591, 1998.
  90. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun, D. Y. Pi. Research on General Procedural Model for Control System Design, Machine Building Industry Automation, vol. 20, pp. 41-44, 1998.
  91. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun, D. Y. Pi and X. J. Wang. A Soft-sensing Technique for Low Basis-weight Paper Moisture, Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument, vol. 18, pp. 643-645, 1997.
  92. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun, D. Y. Pi. An Inferential Control Approach for Paper Making Machines Through Output Feedback, Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (natural science edition), vol. 30 (sup. 2), pp. 183-187, 1996.
  93. Mingjun Zhang and Y. X. Sun. Development of Soft-sensing Technique for Engineering Application, Control and Instrument in Chemical Industry, vol. 23, pp. 34-36, 1996.
  94. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun, D. Y. Pi. Research on Control System Design Catalogues, Journal of Zhejiang University (natural science edition), vol. 30 (supplement), pp. 393-397, May 1996.
  95. Mingjun Zhang, Y. X. Sun. Soft-sensing Techniques and Its Industrial Applications, J. of Test and Measurement Technique, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 68-72, July 1996.
  96. Jinshui Chen, Mingjun Zhang, Modern Design Methodology of Control System and Intelligent Design, Journal of Zhejiang University (natural science edition), vol. 29, pp. 102-106, Nov. 1995.
  97. Mingjun Zhang. Design of Shrimps and Small Fish Classification System, Machine Design Research, no.3, pp.21-23, 1992.

Conference Publications

  1. J. Chen, S. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang. Analysis of Dynamics and Strategies for Planar Motion of a Swimming Microorganism -- Giardia lamblia, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 14-18, 2012, RiverCentre, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.
  2. Z. Xu, S. Lenaghan, D. Gilmore, L. Xia, Mingjun Zhang. Automated High Throughput Scalable Green Nanomanufacturing for Naturally Occurring nanoparticles using English Ivy, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 14-18, 2012, RiverCentre, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.
  3. Lijin Xia, Mingjun Zhang. Nanoparticles to Tune Mechanical Preoperties of Adhesive: An Inspiration from Nature. IEEE Nanotechnology Conference, August 15-18, 2011, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  4. Y. Li, S. Lenaghan, J. Burris, C. Stewart, L. Parker, Mingjun Zhang. Detecting the Environmental Impact of Nanoparticles Using Plant-based Biosensors, IEEE Nanotechnology Conference, August 15-18, 2011, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  5. W. R. Henson, S. C. Lenaghan and Mingjun Zhang. Modeling and analysis of flagella movement of Giardia Lamblia. The 13th Robotics & remote Systems for Hazardous Environments: 11th Emergency Preparedness & Response, August 7-10, 2011, Knoxville, TN, USA.
  6. Yongfeng Li and Mingjun Zhang. Nonlinear Dynamics in the Trapping Movement of the Venus Flytrap, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 29-July 1, 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  7. Jing Wu, Sharon Bewick, Ruoting Yang, Scott C. Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang. Evolutionary Game Theoretical Approach for Understanding CCR5 to CXCR4 Coreceptor Switch, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 30, 2010, Baltimore, MD, USA.
  8. Sharon Bewick, Jing Wu, William Hamel, Mingjun Zhang. Military Defense Strategies: An Inspiration from a Game Theoretic Analysis of the Immune Defense, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 30, 2010, Baltimore, MD, USA.
  9. Ruoting Yang, Tzyh-Jong Tarn, Mingjun Zhang. Data-driven Feedforward Design for Electroporation Mediated Gene Delivery, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, 2009, Italy.
  10. Ruoting Yang, S. Bewick, M. Zhang, W. Hamel, and T-J Tarn. Adaptive Immune System Inspired Perimeter Patrol Control Strategy, Proceedings of the 2009 IEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  11. Ruoting Yang, Scott Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Mingjun Zhang. Nano-scale Sensing and Closing Mechanism for Venus Flytrap: Theoretical & Experimental Studies, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, June 2-5, 2009, Traverse City, MI, USA.
  12. Xiaopeng Zhao, Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang. A Shooting Algorithm for Complex Immunodominance Control Problems, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, September 2-6, 2009.
  13. Sharon Bewick, Mingjun Zhang, Ruoting Yang. A Game Theoretic Approach to Understanding the HIV-1 R5 to X4 Coreceptor Switch. Proceedings of the first Annual ORNL Biomedical Science and Engineering Conference: Exploring the Intersections of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, March 18-19, 2009.
  14. Jing Wu, Sharon Bewick, Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang. A Hybrid Game Theoretical Approach to Control Drug Delivery in HIV Infection. Proceedings of the first Annual ORNL Biomedical Science and Engineering Conference: Exploring the Intersections of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, March 18-19, 2009.
  15. Ruoting Yang, Scott Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Mingjun Zhang. Nano-scale Sensing and Closing Mechanism for Venus Flytrap: Theoretical & Experimental Studies, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference, June 2-5, 2009, Traverse City, MI, USA.
  16. Mingjun Zhang and Maozi Liu. Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Ivy Climbing Mechanism, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, August 18-21, 2008, Arlington, TX, USA.
  17. Ou Ma and Mingjun Zhang. Modeling and Control of Electroporation-mediated Gene Delivery, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, August 18-21, 2008, Arlington, TX, USA.
  18. Ruoting Yang, Tzyh-Jong Tarn, Mingjun Zhang. Event-based Feedforward Control of a Drug Delivery System for Diabetes Care, Proceedings of the World Congress of the International Federation on Automatic Control (IFAC), July 6-11, 2008, Seoul, Korea.
  19. Tad Hogg and Mingjun Zhang. Modeling and Analysis of DNA Hybridization Dynamics at Microarray Surface in Moving Fluid, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 19-23, 2008, Pasadena, California, USA.
  20. Ruoting Yang, Tzyh-Jong Tarn, Mingjun Zhang. Event-based Two Degree-of-freedom Control for Micro-/Nanoscale Systems based on Differential Flatness, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 19-23, 2008, Pasadena, California, USA.
  21. Ou Ma, Xiumin Xiao and Mingjun Zhang. Simulation of nanomanipulation using compliance-based contact dynamics modelling technique, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Sept.4-7, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  22. Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang, and T. J. Tarn. Dynamic Modeling and Control of a Micro-needle Integrated Piezoelectric Micro-pump for Diabetes Care, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, July 16-20, 2006, Cincinnati, USA.
  23. Mingjun Zhang, Weimin Tao and Piero A. Pianetta. Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of Gene Guns for Gene Therapy, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  24. William Fisher and Mingjun Zhang. An Automated Biological Fluid Dispensing System Using Inkject Technology, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  25. Mingjun Zhang, Maggie Cheng and T. J. Tarn. Genetic Code Based Coding and Mathematical Formulation for DNA Computation, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  26. Huaming Li, Jindong Tan and Mingjun Zhang. Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of a Swimming Microrobot for Controlled Drug Delivery, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  27. Weimin Tao and Mingjun Zhang. Modelling and vibration suppression for industrial track robots, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 15-19, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  28. Mingjun Zhang, Piero A. Pianetta and T. J. Tarn. Integrating Molecular Dynamics for DNA Bio-chip Fabrication and Hybridization Automation, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 24-28, 2005, Monterey, California, USA.
  29. Mingjun Zhang and Ou Ma. Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of DNA Microarray Spotting Process, Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference, June 8- 10, 2005, Portland, Oregon.
  30. Mingjun Zhang, Chaman Sabharwal, Weimin Tao, T. J. Tarn, Ning Xi and G. Y. Li. Interactive DNA sequence and structure design for DNA nanotechnology and DNA computation, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, August 17-19, 2004, Munich, Germany.
  31. With G. Y. Li, et al. Experimental Study of DNA Electrical Properties Using AFM Based Nano-Manipulator, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, August 17-19, 2004, Munich, Germany.
  32. Mingjun Zhang, T. J. Tarn and N. Xi. Micro-/Nano-devices for controlled drug delivery, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2068-2073, April 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.>
  33. Mingjun Zhang, T. J. Tarn and N. Xi. A Nano-liter Bio-material Spotting System for Bio-chip Microarray Fabrication, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1456-1461, April 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  34. Weimin Cao, Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. A Genetic Algorithm Based Area Coverage Approach for Drug Delivery Using Micro-robots, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2086-2091, April 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  35. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. DNA Electrical Properties and Potential Nano-applications, Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, pp. 512-515, August 2003, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  36. Mingjun Zhang, W. Fisher, P. Webb and T. J. Tarn. A functional model based object-oriented development framework for mechatronic systems, Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2153-2158, September 2003, Taipei, Taiwan.
  37. Mingjun Zhang, K. Griswold, W. Fisher and T. J. Tarn. DNA Microarray Manufacturing Factory Automation, Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference o on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2895-2900, September 2003, Taipei, Taiwan.
  38. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. A switching control strategy for nonlinear dynamic systems, Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1476-1481, September 2003, Taipei, Taiwan.
  39. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. A Hybrid Propotional and Switching Control Framework for Underactuated Planer Mechanical Systems, Proceedings of the 2nd IFAC International Conference on Mechatronics, pp. 483-488, December 2002, Berkeley California, USA.
  40. Mingjun Zhang, and C. L. Sabharwal. An efficient implementation of parametric line and polygon clipping algorithm, Proceedings of the 17th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), pp. 796-800, March 2002, Madrid Spain.
  41. Mingjun Zhang, W. Fisher and T. J. Tarn. A Planer Object Mapping and Handling System for DNA Micro-array Deposition Equipment, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.1451-1456, May 2002, Arlington VA, USA.
  42. Mingjun Zhang, and T. J. Tarn. Feedback Stabilization of a Pendubot, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp.2102-2107, May 2001, Seoul, Korean.
  43. I. N. Katz, H. Mukai, H. Schattler and Mingjun Zhang. Solution of a Differential Game Formulation of Military Air Operations by the Method of Characteristics, Proceedings of the 2001 American Control Conference, pp. 168-175, June 2001, Arlington VA, USA.
  44. Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. Observer-based H-infinity control for uncertain time delay systems using LMI, Proceedings of the World Congress of the International Federation on Automatic Control (IFAC), pp. 203-208, July 1999, Beijing, P.R.China.
  45. Mingjun Zhang, Y. Y. Lin, Y. X. Sun. An LMI Approach for Robust Stabilization of Observer-based Time-delay Uncertain Dynamic Systems, Proceedings of the 1997 American Control Conference, pp. 3652-3656, June 1997, Albuquerque, USA.
  46. Mingjun Zhang, D. Y. Pi and Y. X. Sun. Information Base for Computer Aided Control System Design -- Design Catalogue, Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, pp. 364-368, December 1996, Shanghai, P.R.China.
  47. Peien Feng and Mingjun Zhang. Knowledge-based Computer Aided Conceptual Design for Separate Functions, Proceedings of the 1995 International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), August 1995, Praha.

Book chapters

  1. Sharon Bewick, Mingjun Zhang and William R. Hamel.Game Theoretical Formulation of the Immune System and Inspiration for Controlled Drug Delivery Application, Nanomedicine: A Systems Engineering Approach, Mingjun Zhang and Ning Xi (Eds.), Pan Stanford Publishing -- an affiliated company of the World Scientific Publishers, 2008.
  2. Sharon Bewick, Mingjun Zhang and William R. Hamel. Fundamental Mathematical Modeling Techniques for Nano Bio-systems, Nanomedicine: A Systems Engineering Approach, Mingjun Zhang and Ning Xi (Eds.), Pan Stanford Publishing -- an affiliated company of the World Scientific Publishers, 2008.
  3. Rui Gao, Juanyi Yu, Mingjun Zhang and Tzyh-Jong Tarn and Jr-Shin Li. A Mathematical Formulation of the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology, Nanomedicine: A Systems Engineering Approach, Mingjun Zhang and Ning Xi (Eds.), Pan Stanford Publishing -- an affiliated company of the World Scientific Publishers, 2008.
  4. Xiumin Xiao, Ou Ma and Mingjun Zhang. Contact Dynamic Simulation of Micro-/nano-scale Manipulation for Medical Applications, Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation, Robin A. Felder, Majd Alwan and Mingjun Zhang (Eds.), Artech publishing house, 2008.
  5. David Tao and Mingjun Zhang. Mathematical Modeling for Medical Automation, Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation, Robin A. Felder, Majd Alwan and Mingjun Zhang (Eds.), Artech publishing house, 2008.
  6. David Deng and Mingjun Zhang. Lipoprotein Subclass Separation Automation,Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation, Robin A. Felder, Majd Alwan and Mingjun Zhang (Eds.), Artech publishing house, 2008.
  7. Weimin Tao and Mingjun Zhang. Physical methods for gene therapy,Micro- and Nano-manipulations: Fundamentals with Biomedical Applications, T. C. Yih and Llie Talpasanu (Eds.), Artech publishing house, 2008.
  8. Ruoting Yang, Mingjun Zhang and T. J. Tarn. Control Mechanisms for Life Science Automation, Life Science Automation: Fundamentals and Applications, Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson and Robin A. Felder (Eds.), Artech House Publishers, 2007.
  9. Huaming Li, Jindong Tan and Mingjun Zhang. Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of a Swimming Microrobot, Life Science Automation: Fundamentals and Applications, Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson and Robin A. Felder (Eds.), Artech House Publishers, 2007.
  10. Timothy Chang and Mingjun Zhang. DNA and Protein Microarray Fabrication Automation, Life Science Automation: Fundamentals and Applications, Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson and Robin A. Felder (Eds.), Artech House Publishers, 2007.
  11. Ou Ma and Mingjun Zhang. Electroporation-mediated Gene Delivery for Gene Therapy, Life Science Automation: Fundamentals and Applications, Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson and Robin A. Felder (Eds.), Artech House Publishers, 2007.
  12. Mingjun Zhang, M. Cheng and T. J. Tarn. Genetic Code Based DNA Computation for NP-complete Problems in Networks, Combinatorial Optimization in Communication Networks, Maggie Cheng, Yingshu Li and Ding-Zhu Du (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005.
  13. T. J. Tarn, Mingjun Zhang and A. Serrani. New Integrability Conditions for Classifying Holonomic and Nonholonomic Systems, pp. 317-331, Directions in Mathematical Systems Theory and Optimization, A. Rantzer, C. I. Byrnes (Eds.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2003.

Edited Books

  1. Mingjun Zhang and Ning Xi (Ed.). Nanomedicine: A Systems Engineering Approach, Pan Stanford Publishing -- an affiliated company of the World Scientific Publishers, available summer 2008.
  2. Robin A. Felder, Majd Alwan and Mingjun Zhang (Eds.). Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation, Artech House Publishers, available summer2008.
  3. Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson and Robin A. Felder (Eds.). Life Science Automation: Fundamentals and Applications, Artech House Publishers, July 2007.

Department of Biomedical Engineering • The Ohio State University • Columbus • Ohio 43201