Research

Reactive Flows: Interactions

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) of Turbulent Reactive Flows
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) of Turbulent Reactive Flows

Core Research Areas (Fundamentals)

  • Chemical Kinetics and Computational Diagnostics for Reactive Flow
  • Turbulence-Chemistry Interactions (TCI): Large Eddy Simulation (LES) and Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS)
  • Non-equilibrium Multi-temperature / Multi-phase Thermo-chemistry
  • Particle/Aerosol Modeling: sectional and moment methods
  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations (PDEs)
  • High-Performance Parallel Computing (HPC)

Specific Research Areas (Applications)

  • High-Speed Air-Breathing Propulsion: scramjets and detonation engines
  • Multi-phase and Supercritical / Transcritical Fluid Flows (Eulerian-Eulerian modeling): high-pressure gas turbines, diesel and rocket engines
  • Plasma/Ozone-Assisted Combustion and Fuel Reforming: applicable to all engines
  • Particle/Aerosol Science and Technology
    • Engine Emissions: unburned hydrocarbons, NOx, soot

Prof. Yang's Invited Talk about Soot Modeling in Combustion Webinar

    • Advanced Manufacturing: nano-particle synthesis and dusty plasma
    • Transmission of COVID-19 (Eulerian-Lagrangian modeling)

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