Yu Chen





Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Engineering Mechanics

Tsinghua University

Beijing, China

Email: fishfrozen/at/gmail.com





Doctor of Philosophy, Fluid Mechanics, June 2012

Peking University, Beijing, China

l  Thesis: Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Particle Motion in Multi-component Immiscible Fluids


Bachelor of Theoretic and Applied Mechanics, June 2006

            Peking University, Beijing, China                                              


Research Experience:

Postdoctoral Fellow: Advisor – Professor Moran Wang

Tsinghua University, Sept. 2012 - present


            Graduate Student: Advisor – Associate Professor Qingdong Cai

Peking University, Sept. 2006 – June 2012


Visiting Student: Advisor – Professor Don Zhang                  

University of Southern California, Oct. 2008 – Sept. 2010


Visiting Student: Advisor – Dr. Qinjun Kang       

            Los Alamos National Laboratory, July 2009 – August 2010


Research Interests:


Particle-resolved direct numerical simulations

Inertial focusing in micro-channels

Multiphase/multi-component fluid flow

Lattice Boltzmann method

High-performance parallel computing                                   

Quadtree/Octree grids


Selected Publications


In Journals

1.        Z. Chen, C.Y. Xie, Y. Chen and M. Wang*. Bonding strength effects in hydro-mechanical coupling transport in granular porous media by pore-scale modeling. Computation 4: 15, 2016

2.        Z. Wu, Y. Chen, M. Wang and A. Chung. Continuous inertial microparticle and blood cell separation in straight channels with local microstructures. Lab on a Chip, 16: 532-542, 2016

3.        Y. Chen, Q. Kang, Q. Cai, M. Wang* and D. Zhang, “Lattice Boltzmann simulation of particle motion in binary immiscible fluids”, Communication in Computational Physics 18(3): 757-786, 2015

4.        Z. Xia*, Y. Shi, Y. Chen, M. Wang and S. Chen, “Comparisons of different implementations of turbulence modeling in lattice Boltzmann Method”, Journal of Turbulence. 16(1): 67-80, 2015

5.        Y. Chen, Q. Cai, Z. Xia, M. Wang* and S. Chen, “Momentum-exchange method in lattice Boltzmann simulations of particle-fluid interactions. Physical Review E 88, 013303, 2013

6.        Y. Chen, Q. Kang, Q. Cai and D. Zhang, “Lattice Boltzmann method on Quadtree grids.” Physical Review E 83, 026707, 2011

7.        陈瑜, 夏振华, 蔡庆东,“基于树网格的格子Boltzmann方法以及曲面边界的处理”, 《计算物理》1 23-30, 2010

8.        Y. Chen and Q. Cai, “The lattice Boltzmann method based on Quadtree mesh.” Modern Physics Letters B 23, 289-292, 2009


In Conferences

1.        Y. Chen and M. Wang, “Lattice Boltzmann simulation of particle inertial focusing in microchannels”,  12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels, Chicago, USA, 3-7, August, 2014 (presentation)

2.        Y. Chen, Q. Cai, Z. Xia, M. Wang and S. Chen, “On the momentum exchange method in lattice Boltzmann simulations of particle-fluid interactions” , the 5th international symposium on physics of fluids (ISPF5), Changbaishan, China, 10-13, June, 2013 (presentation)

3.        Y. Chen, Qi. Kang, Q. Cai and D. Zhang, “Particle movement in multicomponent fluids” , the 4th international symposium on physics of fluids (ISPF4), Lijiang, China, 13-16, June, 2011 (presentation)

4.        陈瑜,蔡庆东,格子玻尔兹曼多相流模拟中无滑移边条件选取,北京市力学会第18届学术年会,2012 (presentation)

5.        陈瑜,蔡庆东,“基于树网格的格子波尔兹曼方法,北京市力学会第14届学术年会,2008 (presentation)




l  General financial grant (Grant No. 2014M550716) , China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2014)

l  Scholarship for oversea study and research, China Scholarship Council (2008-2010)