Continuum and atomistic scale computational mechanics for structures with small length scales. With on-demand call to molecular dynamics simulations and scale up to continuum level constitute models, where predictions can be made for laboratory accessible time and length scales.
Material systems including: crystal plasticity in singly/poly crystalline metals, interfacial/grain-boundary mechanics in nanostructured materials, amorphous solids, nanowires, soft materials.
 Zhenghua Chang, Ronggui Yang*, Yujie Wei*. The linear-dependence of adhesion strength and adhesion range on temperature in soft membranes. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2019, 132: 103697.
 Shenyou Peng, Yujie Wei*, Zhaohui jin,Wei Yang. Supersonic Screw Dislocations Gliding at the Shear Wave Speed. Physical Review Letters, 2019, 122(4).
 Zeng XG,Yujie Wei*. The effective fracture strength and fracture toughness of solids with energy dissipation confined to localized strips. International Journal of Plasticity,2019,120:47-63.
 Chengqi Sun, Qingyuan Song, Lingling Zhou, Jialong Liu, Yao Wang, Xiaolei Wu, Yujie Wei*. The formation of discontinuous gradient regimes during crack initiation in high strength steels under very high cycle fatigue. International Journal of Fatigue, 2019, 124: 483-492.
 Chao Wang, Jici Wen, Fei Luo, Baogang Quan, Hong Li, Yujie Wei*, Changzhi Gu, Junjie Li. Anisotropic expansion and size-dependent fracture of silicon nanotubes during lithiation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019.
 Zhenqian Pang, Bing Deng, Zhongfan Liu*, Hailin Peng*, Yujie Wei*. Defects guided wrinkling in graphene on copper substrate. Carbon, 2019, 143: 736-742.  Xiaokun Gu, Yujie Wei*, Xiaobo Yin, Baowen Li*, Ronggui Yang*. Colloquium: Phononic thermal properties of two-dimensional materials. Reviews of Modern Physics, 2018, 90(4): 041002.
 Yue Qi, Yunyu Wang, Zhenqian Pang, ..., Yujie Wei*, Jinmin Li*, Zhongfan Liu*. Fast Growth of strain-free AlN on graphene-buffered sapphire. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140(38): 11935-11941.
 Jici Wen, Yujie Wei*, Yang-Tse Cheng. Stress evolution in elastic-plastic electrodes during electrochemical processes: A numerical method and its applications. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2018, 116: 403-415.