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Research Staff

 

Dr. Xi XIA (夏溪)

Research Fellow

Working Experience

  • Research Associate, ME, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (12/2016-Present)

  • Research Assistant, MAE, University of Florida (01/2011-12/2016)

  • Research Assistant, ME, University of Colorado at Boulder (07/2009-12/2010)

  • Teaching Assistant, ME, University of Colorado at Boulder (09/2008-05/2010)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida (2016)

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder (2010)

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (2008) 

Research Topics

  • Droplet dynamics

  • Vortex flows in microfluids and combustion

Publications

  • X. Xia, C. He, J. Zhao, D. Yu, P. Zhang*, Vortex-ring-induced internal mixing upon the coalescence of initially stationary droplets, Physical Review Fluids (under review). 

Dr. Yue YIN (殷悦)

Research Associate

Working Experience

  • Research Associate, ME, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (06/2017-Present)

  • Mitarbeiter, ME, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany (10/2007-06/2015)

  • Research staff, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science (06/2006-06/2007)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr-University Bochum (2015)

  • M.S. in Fluid Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science (2006)

  • B.S. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Lanzhou University (2002) 

Research Topics

  • Simulation of droplet combustion under supercritical condition

  • Simulation of two-Phase flow and combustion

PhD Students

 

Chengming HE (何成明)

​PhD Student

Working Experience

  • Research Assistant, ME, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (08/2015-06/2016)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016-present)

  • M.S. in Fluid Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2015)

  • B.S. in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering, Jiangsu University (2012) 

Research Topics

  • Droplet collision simulation (Volume-of-Fluid method)

  • Non-Newtonian fluid

Publications

  • C. He, P. Zhang*, Dynamics of Binary Droplet Collision in Gaseous Environment. SCIENTIA SINICA Physica, Mechanica & Astronomica, 7, 2017: 014. (Review in Chinese) 

Tao YANG (杨涛)

PhD Student

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016-present)

  • M.S. in Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2016)

  • B.S. in College of Shipbuilding Engineering, Harbin Engineering University (2013) 

Research Topics

  • Large eddy simulation of turbulent combustion

  • Numerical simulation of pool flames

Yicheng CHI (池奕承)

PhD Student

Working Experience

  • Research Assistant, ME, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (08/2016-08/2017)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2017-present)

  • M.S. in Automotive Engineering Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016)

  • B.S. in Vehicle Engineering, Henan University of Science and Technology (2012) 

Research Topics

  • Chemical kinetics

  • Experiment of droplet collision