University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering


Jiarong Hong

Ph.D. 2011, Johns Hopkins University
M.S. 2008, Johns Hopkins University
B.S. 2005, University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

  • Fundamental fluid mechanics related to turbulence, atmospheric and multiphase flows
  • Wind turbine aerodynamics
  • Cavitation and bubbly flows
  • Microfluidic systems
  • Optical imaging and instrumentation with applications in flow diagnostics, biophysics, geophysics, medical and material sciences



  • McKnight Land-Grant Professorship 2016-2018 from University of Minnesota
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2016
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2015
  • Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award, 2012 from Johns Hopkins University
  • Robert T. Knapp Award, 2011 from ASME

Selected Publications

  1. Qin, S., Wu, Y., Wu, D., & Hong, J. (2019). Experimental investigation of ventilated partial cavitation. International Journal of Multiphase Flows, 113, 153-164.
  2. Dasari, T., Wu, Y., Liu, Y. & Hong, J. (2019). Near-wake behavior of a utility-scale wind turbine. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 859, 204-246.
  3. Wu, Y., Liu, Y., Shao, S. & Hong, J. (2019). On the internal flow of a ventilated supercavity. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 863, 1135-1165.
  4. Toloui, M., Abraham, A. & Hong, J. (2019). Experimental investigation of turbulent flow over surfaces of rigid and flexible roughness. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, 101, 263-275.
  5. Kumar, S. & Hong, J. (2018) Digital Fresnel reflection holography for high-resolution 3D near-wall flow measurement. Optics Express, 26(10), 12779-12789.

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