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  1. Shin, Y. C. and Xu, C. (2008). Intelligent Systems: Modeling, Optimization and Control. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis. (CRC, Amazon).

Book Chapters

[1] Schrand, A. M., Kolel-Veetil, M., Elston, E., Neff, C., Coburn, K., Xu, C. (2020) Printable Nano and Microparticle Formulations/Ins for Additive Manufacturing in Harsh Environments, Nanotechnology in Space, Ed. Maria Letizia Terranova, CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group. In Publication.
[2] Xu, C. (2018). Effect of Processing Conditions on Electric and Dielectric Properties of Polymer-Derived SiC Ceramics. In Advances in Ceramics for Environmental, Functional, Structural, and Energy Applications: Ceramics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
[3] Liu, J., Xu, C. and Jackson, M. (2011). Traditional and Non-traditional Control Techniques for Grinding Processes. In Machining with Abrasives. Springer.
[4] Jackson, M. J., Ahmed, W. and Xu, C. (2009). Fundamentals of Machining. In Machining with Nanomaterials. Springer.
[5] Jackson, M. J., Evans, J., Xu, C. and Ahmed, W. (2009). Formation of Nanostructured Metals. In Machining with Nanomaterials. Springer.
[6] Xu, C. (2009). Persistence, Consistence and Patience. In Tips on Getting an Academic Position. Lulu Web Publisher.


Referred Journal Papers

  1. Chowdhury, A. Jia, Y., and Xu, C., (2021). Synergistic Effect of the Mesoporosity-Turbostratic Carbon on the Six-fold Piezoresistivity Improvement of Pristine Polymer Derived SiC Pyrolyzed at High Temperature, Open Ceramics, Accepted.
  2. Jia,Y., Mehta, S., Li, R., Chowdhurry, A., Horn, T. and Xu, C., (2021), “Additive Manufacturing of ZrB2-ZrSi2 ultra-high temperature ceramic composites using an electron beam melting process”, Ceramic International. 47, 2, 2397-2405.
  3. Jia, Y., Ajayi, T., Wahls, B., Ramakrishnan, K. R., Ekkad, S. and Xu, C., (2020), “Multifunctional Ceramic Layer System for Enhanced Thermal Protection and Electromagnetic Interference Shielding for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12(52), 58005-580017.
  4. Jia, J., Ajayi, T., Roberts, M., Chung, C-C. and Xu, C., (2020), Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic–Polymer Derived SiOC Ceramic Composites for High-Performance Electromagnetic Interference Shielding”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 41, 46254-46266.
  5. Jia, J., Ajayi,T., Ramakrishnan, K. R., Negi, A., Liu, J., Ekkad, S. and Xu, C., (2020), “A skin layer made of cured polysilazane and yttria stabilized zirconia for enhanced thermal protection of carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRPs)”, Surface and Coating Technology, Vol. 404, 126481.
  6. Smith, J., Xu, C., Deng, Y., Manjunatha, K.A., Agarwal, V., “Wireless Sensing and Communication Capability from In-core to the Monitoring Center,” 08/13/2020, INL/EXT-20-59435.
  7. Arinez, JF., Chang, Q., Gao, RX., Xu, C., Zhang, J., (2020),Artificial Intelligence in Advanced Manufacturing: Current Status and Future Outlook”, ASME Transaction, JMSE Keynote Paper for the 100th Anniversary Special Issue of MED, Vol. 142, No. 11, pp. 110804-110820.
  8. Jia, Y, Chowdhury, A., Xu, C., (2020), “Complex Impedance Spectra of Polymer Derived SiC Annealed at Ultrahigh Temperature“. Journal of the American Ceramic Society. Vol. 103, No. 12, pp. 6860-6868.
  9. Chowdhury, A., Xu, C., (2020), “Impedance Spectroscopy Study on the Two-Phase to Three-Phase Transformation in Polymer Derived SiC Pyrolyzed at High Temperature”, Procedia Manufacturing. Vol. 49, pp. 9-15.
  10. Jia, Y., Ajayi, T., Xu, C., (2020), “Dielectric properties of polymer-derived ceramic reinforced with boron nitride nanotubes”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 103: 5731-5742.
  11. Jia, Y., Chowdhury, A. and Xu, C., (2020). “Electromagnetic Property of Polymer Derived SiC-C Solid Solution Formed at Ultra-High Temperature“, Carbon, Vol. 162, pp. 74-85.
  12. Yang, J-Y., Zhang, W., Xu, C., Liu, J., Liu, L. and Hu, M., (2020), “Strong Electron-Phonon Coupling Induced Anomalous Phonon Transport in Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics ZrB2 and TiB2”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 152, 119481.
  13. Chowdhury, A., Wang, K., Jia, Y., Xu, C., (2020), “Electrical Conductivity and Structural Evolution of Polymer Derived SiC Ceramics Pyrolyzed from 1200oC to 1800oC“, ASME Transaction, Journal of Micro- and Nano-Manufacturing (JMNM). Vol. 8, No. 2, JMNM-19-1047.
  14. Chowdhury, A., Wang, K., Jia, Y. and Xu, C., (2019), “Semiconductor-Conduction Transition of Pristine Polymer-Derived Ceramics SiC Pyrolyzed at Temperature Range from 1200oC to 1800oC“, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 103, No. 4, pp. 2630-2642.
  15. Jia, Y., Chowdhury, A., Zhang, D. and Xu, C., (2019), “Wide-Band Tunable Microwave-Absorbing Ceramic Composites Made of Polymer-Derived SiOC Ceramic and in-situ Partially Surface-Oxidized Ultra-High-Temperature Ceramics (UHTCs)“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 11 (49), 45862-45874.
  16. Jia, Y., Yang, J., Wang, K., Chowdhury, A., Chen, B., Su, Y., Nickerson, B. and Xu, C., (2019), “Aligned carbon nanotube/carbon (CNT/C) composites with exceptionally high electrical conductivity at elevated temperature to 400°C“, Materials Research Express. Vol. 6, No. 11, pp. 116302.
  17. Jia, Y., Ajayi, T., Moral, J., Chowdhury, A., Sauti, G., Chu, S-H., Park, C. and Xu, C., (2019), “Thermal properties of polymer-derived ceramic reinforced with boron nitride nanotubes“, Journal of the American Ceramic Society. Vol. 102, No. 12, pp. 7584-7593.
  18. Ju, L., Yang, J., Hao, A., Daniel, J., Morales, J., Nguyen, S., Andrei, P., Liang, R., Hellstrom, E. and Xu, C., (2018). “A Hybrid Ceramic-Polymer Composite Fabricated by co-curing Lay-up Process for a Strong Bonding and Enhanced Transient Thermal Protection“, Ceramic International. 44(10), 11497-11504.
  19. Daniel, J., Ju, L., Yang, J., Sun, X., Gupta, N., Schrand, A. and Xu, C. (2017). “Pearl-Chain Formation of Discontinuous Carbon Fiber Under Electrical Field”, Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 1(2).
  20. Davis, B., Dabrow, D., Ju, L., Li, A., Xu, C. and Huang, Y. (2017). “Study of Chip Morphology and Chip Formation Mechanism during Machining of Magnesium-based Metal Matrix Composites”, ASME Transaction, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 139, 091008-1 – 10.
  21. Qiao, Y., Liu, J., Jia, Y., Xu, C., An. L. and Bai, Y. (2017). “Study on Coexistence of Brittle and Ductile Fractures in Nano Reinforcement Composites under Different Loading Conditions”. International Journal of Fracture, 204(2), 205-224.
  22. Yang, J., Sprengard, J., Ju, L., Hao, A., Saei, M., Liang, R., Cheng, G. and Xu, C. (2016). “Three-dimensional-linked Carbon Fiber-Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Structure for Enhancing Thermal Conductivity of Silicon Carbonitride Matrix Composites”. Carbon, 108, 38-46.
  23. Zhu, G., Dong, S., Ni, D., Xu, C. and Wang, D. (2016). “Microstructure, Mechanical Properties and Oxidation Resistance of SiCf/SiC Composites Incorporated with Boron Nitride Nanotubes”. Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Advances, 6, 83482-83492.
  24. Yang, J., Downes, R., Schrand, A., Park, J. G., Liang, R. and Xu, C. (2016). “High Electrical Conductivity and Anisotropy of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites Reinforced by Silicon Carbonitride”. Scripta Materialia, 124, 21-25.
  25. Yang, J., Downes, R., Yu, Z., Park, J G., Liang, R. and Xu, C. (2016). “Strong and Ultra-Flexible Polymer-Derived Silicon Carbonidtride Nanocomposites by Aligned Carbon Nanotubes”. Ceramic International, 42, 13359-13367.
  26. Yang, J., Dong, S. and Xu, C. (2016). Mechanical Response and Microstructure of 2D Carbon Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites with SiC and Ti3SiC2, Ceramics International, 42, 3019-3027.
  27. Yang, J., Dong, S., Webster, D., Gilmore, J. and Xu, C. (2016). Characterization and Alignment of Carbon Nanofibers under Shear Force in Microchannel. Journal of Nanomaterials, Article ID 1052478.
  28. Bade, S.G., Li, J., Shan, X., Ling, Y., Tian, Y., Dilbeck, T., Besara, T., Geske, T., Gao, H., Ma, B., Hanson, K., Siegrist, T., Xu, C. and Yu, Z. (2016). Fully Printed Halide Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes with Silver Nanowire Electrodes. ACS Nano, 10(2), 1795-1801.
  29. Pan, H., Liu, J., Choi, Y., Xu, C., Bai, Y. and Atkins, A. G. (2016). Zones of Material Separation in Simulations of Cutting. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 115, 262-279.
  30. Zhao, R., Shao, G., Li, N., Xu, C. and An, L. (2016). Development of A Wireless Temperature Sensor Using Polymer-Derived Ceramics. Journal of Sensors, Article ID 8624817.
  31. Xu, C. (2015). Multifunctional Flexible Ceramic Membranes. Naval Science and Technology – Future Force, 2, 26.
  32. Cheng, H., Shao, G., Ebadi, S., Ren, X., Harris, K., Liu, J., Xu, C., An, L. and Gong, X. (2014). Evanescent-Mode-Resonator-Based and Antenna-Integrated Wireless Passive Pressure Sensors for Harsh-Environment Applications. Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 220, 22-33.
  33. Ji, Y., and Xu, C. (2014). Sliding Mode Control of Feed Drive System for a Three-axis Micro-Machining Platform with Nano-Resolution. Journal of Control Engineering and Technology, 4(1), 29-36.
  34. Liu, J., Bai, Y. and Xu, C. (2014). Evaluation of Ductile Fracture Models on Finite Element Simulation of Metal Cutting Process. ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 136(1), 011010-1 – 011.
  35. Liu, J., Li, J. and Xu, C. (2014). Interaction of the Cutting Tools and the Ceramic-reinforced Metal Matrix Composites during Micro-Machining: A Review. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 7(2), 55-70.
  36. Zhao, R., Shao, G., Cao, Y., An, L. and Xu, C. (2014). Temperature Sensor Made of Polymer-Derived Ceramics for High-Temperature Applications. Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 219, 58-64.
  37. (Invited) Liu, J., Li, J., and Xu, C. (2013). Cutting Force Prediction on Micro-milling Magnesium Metal Matrix Composites with Nano-reinforcements. ASME Transaction, Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, 1(1), 011010-1 – 011010-10.
  38. Li, J., Liu, J., Liu, J., Ji, Y. and Xu, C. (2013). Experimental Investigation on the Machinability of SiC Nano-particles Reinforced Magnesium Nanocomposites During Micro-Milling Processes. International Journal of Manufacturing Research, 8(1), 64-84.
  39. Lojewski, B. Yang, W., Duan, H., Xu, C. and Deng, W. (2013). Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Linear Multiplexed Electrospray Atomizers Micro-Machined from Metal and Polymers. Aerosol Science and Technology, 47, 146-152.
  40. Ji, Y., Hernandez, M., Giesecke, D., Bartles, D. and Xu, C. (2012). Tool Wear Analysis Using Wavelet Transform Based Cutting Force and Acoustic Emission. Journal of Aviation and Aerospace Perspective, 2(2), 35-54.
  41. Shao, G., Zhao, G., Yang, F., Xu, C., and An, L. (2012). Ceramic Nanocomposites Reinforced with a High-Volume Fraction of Carbon Nanofibers. Materials Letters, 68, 1940-1945.
  42. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2012). A Multilevel Fuzzy Control Design for A Class of Multi-Input Single-Output Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 59(8), 3113-3123.
  43. L., Qu, J., Luo, J., Fan, Y., Zhang, L., Liu, J., Xu, C. and Blau, P. (2011). Aluminum Nanocomposites Having Wear Resistance Better Than Stainless Steel. Journal of Materials Research, 26(19), 2479-2483.
  44. Chen, Y., Li, C., Wang, Y., Zhang, Q., Xu, C., Wei, B. and An, L. (2011). Self-Assembled C/SiCN Nanocomposites: High-Performance Anode Materials for Li-ion Batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 18186-18190.
  45. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2011). A Self-Tuning Fuzzy Controller for A Class of Multi-Input Multi-Output Nonlinear Systems. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 24(2), 238-250.
  46. Yu, Y., Chen, Y. Xu, C., Fang, J. and An, L. (2011). Synthesis of Spherical Non-Oxide Silicon Carbonitride Ceramic Particles. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 94, 2779-2782.
  47. Yu, Y., Yang, X., Xu, C., Fang, J. and An, L. (2011). Synthesis of Nanostructured SiC at Ultralow Temperature Using Self-Assembled Polymer Micelles as a Precursor. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 17619-17622.
  48. Idahosa, U., Sara, A., Xu, C. and Basu, S. (2010). Non-Premixed Acoustically Perturbed Swirling Flame Dynamics. Combustion and Flame, 157(9), 1800-1814.
  49. Jiang, T., Hill, A., Fei, W., Wei, Y. Tellam, M., Xu, C. and An, L. (2010). Making Bulk Ceramics from Polymeric Precursors. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 93(10), 3017-3019.
  50. Sarkar, S., Zou, J., Liu, J., Xu, C., An, L. and Zhai, L. (2010). Polymer-Derived Ceramic Composite Fibers with Aligned Pristine Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2(4), 1150-1156.
  51. Tang, Y. and Xu, C. (2010). Online Tool Deflection Compensation in End Milling of Curved Workpiece. International Journal of Electronics, Computing and Engineering Education, 1(1), 23-28.
  52. Yang, M., Xu, C., Lin, K., Chao, Y. J. and An, L. (2010). Fabrication of AA6061/Al2O3 Nano Ceramic Particle Reinforced Composite Coating by Using Friction Stir Processing. Journal of Materials Science, 45, 4431-4438.
  53. Yang, W., Gao, F., Xu, C., Wei, G. and An, L. (2010). Fabrication of Si3N4/SiC Nanocomposites Toughened by in-situ Formed Low-Dimensional Nanostructures. Solid State Science, 12, 1692-1695.
  54. (Invited) Xu, C., Tang, Y. and Jackson, M. J. (2009). Survey on Various Control Techniques in Micro Grinding Processes. International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, 3(4), 398-408.
  55. Jackson, M. J., Whitfield, M. D., Xu, C. and Ahmed, W. (2009). Diamond Coated Microtools for Machining Compact Bone. International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials, 2(6), 505-519.
  56. Jackson, M. J., Xu, C. and Ahmed, W. (2009). A Multifunctional High-speed Spindle for Micromachining Medical Materials. International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials, 2(6), 520-539.
  57. Tang, Y., Xu, C. and Jackson, M. J. (2009). Adaptive Compensation of Tool Deflection in Micromachining Processes. International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, 3(1), 159-168.
  58. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2009). A Stable Hierarchical Fuzzy Control Design for Certain Nonlinear Systems based on Input-output passivity theory. Control and Intelligent Systems, 37(2), 201-2006.
  59. Allen, R. and Xu, C. (2008). Cooperative Navigation and Adaptive Guidance. The Bulletin of Military Operations Research: Phalanx, 41(4), 12-17.
  60. Knipe, K., Xu, C. and Jackson, M. J. (2008). Finite Element Modelling and Vibration Control of a Tetrahedral Space Frame Applied to Micromachining. International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials, 1(4), 448-458.
  61. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2008). A Fuzzy Inverse Model Construction Method for General Monotonic Multi-Input-Single-Output (MISO) Systems. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 16(5), 1216-1231.
  62. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2008). An Adaptive Fuzzy Controller for Constant Cutting Force in End-Milling Processes. ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 130, 031001-1-10.
  63. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2007). Control of Cutting Force for Creep-feed Grinding Processes using a Multi-level Fuzzy Controller. ASME Transaction, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 129(4), 480-492.
  64. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2007). Interaction Analysis for Multi-Input Multi-Output Nonlinear Systems based on a FBFN model. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 158(18), 2013-2025.
  65. Xu, C. and Shin, Y. C. (2005). Design of a Multi-level Fuzzy Controller for Nonlinear Systems and Stability Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 13(6), 761-778.
  66. Xu, C. and Huan, J. (2001). An Automatic Monitoring System on the Fault Diagnosis of NC machine Based on Internet Explorer. Mechanical Engineer, 4, 21-23.