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Dr. Lian-Ping (Huanlin) Wang

 
 

Graduate Students and Research Associates

CURRENT GROUP MEMBERS:
  • Dr. Bogdan Rosa (Postdoc), 1/2006 - , Research topic: Modeling particle-particle interactions in a turbulent background flow.

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  • Hui Gao (Ph.D. Candidate), 7/2006 - , Research topic: Fully resolved simulation of particle-particle and particle-turbulence interactions.

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  • Grace Shi (Ph.D. Candidate), 6/2007 - , Research topic: Modeling flows at gas-liquid interfaces using the lattice Boltzmann method.

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  • Mr. Hossein Parishani (Ph.D. student), 6/2008 - , Research topic: Impact of air turbulence on collision-coalescence growth of cloud droplets and high-resolution DNS.

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  • Ms. Queming Qiu (Ph.D. student), 7/2008 - , Research topic: Modeling colloid transport in porous media.

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  • Peter John (Undergraduate Researcher), 6/2007 - , Research topic: Stability analysis of the kinetic collection equation.

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PAST GRADUATE STUDENTS:
  • Stephanie Merkler (MSME), 6/2006 - 3/2008  , Thesis topic: The Piecewise Log-normal approximation and its application to the kinetic collection equation.

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  • Yan Xue (Ph.D.), 7/2002 - 5/2006, Dissertation topic: Effects of air turbulence and stochastic coalescence on the growth of cloud droplets".

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  • Orlando Ayala (Ph.D.), 6/2001 - 7/2005, Dissertation topic: ``Effects of turbulence on the collision rate of cloud droplets''.

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  • Jim DeSpirito (PhD), 1/1995 - 5/2004, Dissertation topic: ``Dispersion and Flow Modulation in Particle-Laden Jet''.

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  • Jeffrey Doody (MSME), 1/2000 - 10/2001, Thesis topic: ``Modeling Physical Vapor Deposition Process During Thin Film Production''.

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  • Orlando Ayala (MSME), 1/1999 - 7/2001, Thesis topic: ``CFD Analysis of Flow-Induced Vibrations of Gas Turbine Support Structure''.

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  • Rao-Yang Zhang (Ph.D.), 1995 - 12/1999, Dissertation topic: Lattice Boltzmann Approach for Multiphase Flows. Currently a Scientist at Exa Corp, Lexington, MA

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  • Yong Zhou (Ph.D.), 1/1995 - 5/1999, Dissertation topic: ``Geometric Collision Rate of Inertial Particles in Fully-Developed Turbulence.'' Currently working as a Research Associate at Penn State Univ.  

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  • Xiao-Ling Tong (Ph.D.), 9/1994 - 7/1998, Dissertation topic: ``Particle Transport and Flow Modulation in Particle-Laden Mixing Layers.'' Currently a Senior Research Associate at Engineering Research Center for Computational Field Simulation, Mississippi State University

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  • Adrian Gorea (MSME), 9/1997 - 1/1999, Thesis topic: ``Drag and Heat Transfer in Laminar Flows around arbitrarily Shaped Body: A Virtual Boundary Approach.''
PAST RESEARCH ASSOCIATES:
  • Dr. Behnam Afsharpoya, 2/2005 -01/2006, Research topic: LBE modeling of fluid flows in fuel cells. Now a Research Engineer at Invercon, LLC, PA.

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  • Dr. Murat Aktas, 9 - 10/2004, Research topic: LBE simulation of Complex channel flow. Now a faculty at a university in Turkey.

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  • Biswadip Shome, 11/1995-11/1996, Research topic: Airflow characterization in the pharynx and its application to sleep apnea. Currently a Combustion Engineer at General Electric Power Systems.

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  • Daniel Martinez, 1/1996 - 2/1997, Research Topic: High-performance simulations of complex turbulent flows. Currently a Research Staff at IBM Watson Research Center.