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.
 Shenyou Peng, Yujie Wei*, Zhaohui jin,Wei Yang. Supersonic Screw Dislocations Gliding at the Shear Wave Speed. Physical Review Letters, 2019, 122(4).
 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.
 Chengqi Sun*, Qingyuan Song, Yuanpei Hu, Yujie Wei. Effects of intermittent loading on fatigue life of a high strength steel in very high cycle fatigue regime. International Journal of Fatigue, 2018, 117: 9-12.
 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.
 Jici Wen, Yujie Wei*, Yang-Tse Cheng. Examining the validity of Stoney-equation for in-situ stress measurements in thin film electrodes using a large-deformation finite-element procedure. Journal of Power Sources, 2018, 387: 126-134.
 Zhiwei Ma, Yang Ren, Runguang Li, YanDong Wang, Lingling Zhou, Xiaolei Wu, Yujie Wei*, Huajian Gao*. Cryogenic temperature toughening and strengthening due to gradient phase structure. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2018, 712: 358-364.