Peng Yu


Associate Professor
Email: yup6@sustc.edu.cn
Office: Room 505, Block 5, Wisdom Valley

Research Interests

◆ Computational Fluid Dynamics & Numerical Heat Transfer
◆ Natural Convection
◆ Porous Flow
◆ Fluid Structure Interaction
◆ Bubbles & Drops
◆ Flapping Wing & Fish Swimming
◆ Biofluids

Education Background

2002-2007 Ph.D in Department of Mechanical Engineering
National University of Singapore 
1999-2002
                                          
M.Eng in School of Energy & Power Engineering
Xi’an Jiaotong University  
1995-1999
                   
B.Eng in School of Energy & Power Engineering
Xi’an Jiaotong University

Work Experience

10/2015-present
Associate Professor
South University of Science and Technology of China
10/2014-10/2015
                      
Scientist 
Institute of High Performance Computing
10/2011-09/2014
Scientist
Data Storage Institute
04/2010-10/2011
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Sydney 
07/2007-04/2010
Research Fellow
National University of Singapore
11/2006-07/2007
Research Associate
Nanyang Technological University

Major Awards

2016 Recipient of  "Peacock Plan Award", ShenZhen
2015 Youth 1000 Talent Plan Program

Selected Publications

1.      P. Yu, Y. Zeng, Characterization of laser-induced local heating in a substrate, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Accepted.
2.      K. S. Myo, W. Zhou, X. Huang, P. Yu, Back Heating Effect of Media Hot Spot at Nanoscale Head-Disk Interface, Microsystem Technologies, Accepted.
3.      S. Chamoli, P. Yu, A. Kumar, Multi-response optimization of geometric and flow parameters in a heat exchanger tube with perforated disk inserts by Taguchi grey relational analysis, Applied Thermal Engineering, 103, 1339–1350, 2016.
4.      Xu X, Yu P, A multiscale SPH method for simulating transient viscoelastic flows using bead-spring chain model, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 229, 27-42, 2016.
5.      Yu P, Yu S, Zhou W, Evaluation of thermal performance of graphene overcoat on multi-layered structure subject to laser heating, International Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer, 68, 27-31, 2015
6.      Yu P, Patterson JC and Lei C, A scaling analysis of transient natural convection in a reservoir model induced by iso-flux heating, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 764, 219-249, 2015.
7.      Yu P, Zhou W and Yu S, Effect of the thickness of diamond-like carbon layer on local temperature increase on multi-layered structure induced by laser heating, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 67, 791-807, 2015.
8.      Yu P, Steady flow past a torus with aspect ratio less than 5, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 48, 393-406, 2014.
9.      Bai HX, Yu P, Zeng Y, Winoto SH, and Low HT, Mass transport for mixed coculture applications in a perfusion bioreactor partially filled with a porous layer, Journal of Porous Media, 17, 17-30, 2014.
10.    Yu P, Zhou W, Yu S, and Myo KS, Modeling laser heated thin film media for heat assisted magnetic recording, Microsystem Technologies, 19, 1457-1463, 2013.
11.    Yu P, Zhou W, Yu S, and Liu B, Thermal effect of a thin overcoating layer subject to laser heating, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49, 2782-2785, 2013.
12.    Zeng M, Yu P, Xu F, and Wang QW, Natural convection in triangular attics filled with porous medium heated from below, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A - Application, 63, 735-754, 2013.
13.    Yu P, Zhou W, Yu S, and Zeng Y, Laser-induced local heating and lubricant depletion in heat assisted magnetic recording systems, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 59, 36-45, 2013.
14.    Yu P, Patterson JC and Lei C, A numerical simulation of transient near-shore natural convection induced by ramped iso-flux cooling, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 38, 107-117, 2012.
15.    Yu P, Zeng Y, Lee TS, Chen XB and Low HT, Numerical simulation on steady flow around and through a porous sphere, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 36, 142-152, 2012.
16.    Yu P, Patterson JC and Lei C, Transient behaviour of natural convection in a reservoir model induced by surface heating, JSME Journal of Thermal Science and Technology 7, 211-226, 2012.
17.    Yu P, Numerical simulation on oxygen transfer in a porous scaffold for animal cell culture, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55, 4043-4052, 2012.
18.    Yu P, Yeo KS, Dhanabalan S and Ang SJ, A three-dimensional hybrid meshfree-Cartesian scheme for fluid-body interaction, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 88, 385-408, 2011.
19.    Yu P, Zeng Y, Lee TS, Chen XB and Low HT, Steady flow around and through a permeable circular cylinder, Computers & Fluids 42, 1-12, 2011.
20.    Yu P, Zeng Y, Lee TS, Bai HX and Low HT, Wake structure for flow past and through a porous square cylinder, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 31, 141-153, 2010.
21.    Wang XY, Yu P, Yeo KS and Khoo BC, SVD-GFD scheme to simulate complex moving body problems in 3D space, Journal of Computational Physics 229, 2314-2338, 2010.
22.    Bai HX, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Boundary conditions at the interface between fluid layer and fibrous medium, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 60, 809-825, 2009.
23.    Bai HX, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Lattice Boltzmann method for flows in porous and homogenous fluid domains coupled at the interface by stress jump, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 60, 691-708, 2009.
24.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y, Meguid SA and Low HT, A numerical technique for laminar swirling flow at the interface between porous and homogenous fluid domains, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 60, 337-353, 2009.
25.    Chen XB, Yu P, Sui Y, Winoto SH and Low HT, Natural convection in a cavity filled with porous layers on the top and bottom walls, Transport in Porous Media 78, 259-276, 2009.
26.    Yu P, Zeng Y, Lee TS and Low HT, A numerical analysis of cell density effect on oxygen transport in a micro-bioreactor with a tissue engineering scaffold, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 36, 569-573, 2009.
27.    Chen XB, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Numerical analysis for the flow past a porous trapezoidal-cylinder based on the stress-jump interfacial-conditions, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 19, 223-241, 2009.
28.    Yu P and Meguid SA, Effects of wavy sidewall on vortex breakdown in an enclosed cylindrical chamber with a rotating end wall, Physics of Fluids 21, 017104, 2009.
29.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, Fluid dynamics and oxygen transport in a micro-bioreactor with a tissue engineering scaffold, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 52, 316-327, 2009.
30.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, Vortex breakdown in an enclosed cylinder with a partially rotating bottom-wall, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering 130, 111101, 2008.
31.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, A numerical analysis of effects of vortex breakdown on oxygen transport in a microbioreactor, International Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer 35, 1141-1146, 2008.
32.    Yu P, Zeng Y, Lee TS and Low HT, Steady axisymmetric flow in an enclosed conical frustum chamber with a rotating bottom wall, Physics of Fluids 20, 087103, 2008.
33.    Chen XB, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Numerical analysis for the flow past a porous square cylinder based on the stress-jump interfacial-conditions, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 18, 635-655, 2008.
34.    Chen XB, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, A numerical method for forced convection in porous and homogenous fluid domains coupled at interface by stress jump, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 56, 1705-1729, 2008.
35.    Chen XB, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Forced convection over a backward facing step with a porous floor segment, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications 53, 1211-1230, 2008.
36.    Chen XB, Yu P, Winoto SH and Low HT, Free convection in a porous wavy cavity based on the Darcy-Brinkman-Forchheimer extended model, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications 52, 377-397,  2007.
37.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, Characterization of flow behavior in an enclosed cylinder with a partially rotating end wall, Physics of Fluids 19, 057104, 2007.
38.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, A numerical method for flows in porous and homogenous fluid domains coupled at the interface by stress jump, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 53, 1755-1775, 2007.
39.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, A 3D analysis of oxygen transfer in a low-cost micro-bioreactor for animal cell suspension culture, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 85, 59-68, 2007. 
40.    Yu P, Lee TS, Zeng Y and Low HT, Effects of conical lids on vortex breakdown in an enclosed cylindrical chamber, Physics of Fluids 18, 117101, 2006.