RESEARCH

Representative Research Directions:

 

Funded Research Projects:

Liu, J. and Xu, C. (2019). Enabling Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity Measurement at High Temperatures (up to 1400 degree C). Funded by NCSU Research and Graduate Studies – FRPD Individual Program. Xu is the co-PI.

Xu, C. (2019). Manufacturing Hybrid Multifunctional Composite Skin Materials via Standard Prepreg Lay-up Process. Sub-contracted from KAI, LLC (Funded from ONR STTR). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2018-2019). A Hybrid Multifunctional Composite Material by Co-Curing Lay-up Process for Enhanced Thermal/Chemical Stability and Surface Durability. Funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2018). Evaluate Readability Range and Accuracy of Wireless Temperature Sensor. Saint-Gobain. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2018). Dielectric Measurement of Ceramic Materials at High Temperature. Funded by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). Single PI.

Soto, R. and Xu, C. (2018). Wireless High Temperature Sensor for Real Time Monitoring of Power Generation Turbine Engines. Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) STTR. Xu is the co-PI.

Xu, C. (2017–2020). Electromagnetic Properties of Conductive Ceramic Composites Made of Ultra-High-Temperature and Polymer-Derived Ceramics. Funded by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2017). Material Processing and Electrical Property Characterization of Ceramic Materials in High Temperature. Funded by NASA Glenn. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2017–2019). A Hybrid Multifunctional Composite Material by Co-Curing Lay-up Process for Enhanced Thermal/Chemical Stability and Surface Durability. Funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2017–2018). Effect of Pyrolysis Temperature on Electrical Properties of Polymer-Derived SiC Ceramics. Funded by Army Research Office (ARO). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2017–2018). In-situ Wireless Temperature Sensor in Ultra-high Temperature and Harsh Environment. Funded by FSU Grant Assistance Program (GAP) Award. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2017–2018). Additive Manufacturing of A Ceramic Pressure Sensor for Embedded and Wireless Monitoring of Munitions. Funded by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2016–2017). High Temperature Furnace Apparatus for Electrical Property Characterization of Ceramic Materials. Funded by Department of Defense (DOD) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Equipment/Instrument. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2016–2017). In-situ Temperature and Strain Sensor in Ultra-High Temperature and Harsh Environment. Funded by FSU Grant Assistance Program (GAP) Award. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2014–2016). Multifunctional Ceramic Nanocomposites Reinforced with a High Volume Fraction of Well-Dispersed and Well-Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR). Single PI.

Mousavinezhad, S., Xu, C., Chiu, S., Zydek, D. and Welch, T. (2013–2015). 1st Annual National Wireless Research Collaboration Symposium. Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF). Xu is a co-PI.

Xu, C. (2012–2013). Dispersion and Alignment System for Carbons Nanotubes for Polymer-Derived Ceramic Composite. Funded by Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2012–2012). On-line Adaptive Controller Design and System Integration for CNC Simultaneous OD Turning and ID Boring Operations. Funded by Florida High Tech Corridor. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2011–2014). Multifunctional Ceramic Nanocomposites Reinforced with a High Volume Fraction of Well-Dispersed and Well-Aligned Carbon Nanotubes. Funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR). Single PI.

Xu, C. (2010–2011). Adaptive On-line Control for CNC Simultaneous OD Turning and ID Boring Operations. Funded by General Dynamics. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2010–2011). Response Surface Design and Optimization for CNC simultaneous OD turning and ID boring operations. Funded by General Dynamics. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2010–2011). Response Surface Design and Process Optimization for CNC simultaneous OD turning and ID boring operations. Funded by Florida High Tech Corridor. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2010–2010). A Contactless Polymer Derived Ceramic Temperature Sensing System for Turbine Applications. Funded by Florida State – Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP). Single PI.

Gong, X., An, L. and Xu, C., (2010–2012). On-line, In-situ Monitoring Combustion Turbine using Wireless Passive Ceramic Sensors. Funded by Department of Energy (DOE). Xu is a co-PI.

Xu, C. and An, L. (2009–2014). Micromachinable Polymer-Derived Ceramic Ultra-High Temperature Sensors. Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF). Xu is the PI.

Kapat, J. and Xu, C. (2009–2009). Detailed Study of Flow Interaction and its Impact on Aerodynamic Performance and Heat Transfer in Turbomachinery Passages. Funded by Florida State – Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP). Xu is the co-PI.

Xu, C. (2009–2010). Multivariate Factor Analysis for CNC Turning Operations. Funded by General Dynamics. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2009–2010). Response Surface Design and Process Optimization for CNC Simultaneous OD turning and ID boring operations. Funded by Florida High Tech Corridor. Single PI.

Xu, C. (2009–2009). Intelligently Controlled High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy Actuators. Funded by Florida State – Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion (FCAAP). Single PI.

Sohn, Y., Kapat, J. and Xu, C. (2008–2010). Phase-Field Modeling and Experimentation of Thermotransport in U-alloys for Transmutation in Fast Reactors. Funded by Idaho National Laboratory. Xu is a co-PI.

Basu, S. and Xu, C. (2008–2009). Integrated Advance Gas Turbine Monitoring. Funded by GT Analysis, Inc. Xu is the co-PI.

Xu, C. (2007–2010). Dynamic Analysis and Control System for Interdisciplinary Nano-Research. Funded by UCF Presidential Major Equipment Award. Single PI.