University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

 

Suo Yang
Richard and Barbara Nelson Assistant Professor

Email: suo-yang@umn.edu
Office: ME 3101C
Phone: 612-625-4520

Computational Reactive Flow & Energy Lab
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Education & Professional Preparation

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2017-2018, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,
Princeton University

Ph.D. 2017, M.S. 2014, Aerospace Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S. 2015, Computational Science & Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. 2011, Mathematics & Applied Mathematics,
Zhejiang University, China

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) of Turbulent Reactive Flows: Large Eddy Simulation (LES) and Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS)
  • Evolution of Soot, Aerosols, and Dusty Plasmas in Reactive Flows: Engine Emissions and Advanced Manufacturing
  • Plasma/Ozone Assisted “Ultra-Fast” Ignition, “Ultra-Lean” Combustion, and Fuel Reforming
  • Chemical Kinetics, Mechanism Reduction, and Dynamic Adaptive Chemistry
  • Supercritical Mixing and Combustion: High-Pressure Gas Turbine, Diesel, and Rocket Engines
  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations and High-Performance Parallel Computing (HPC)

 

 

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Selected Publications

1. S. Yang, M.E. Mueller, “A Multi-Moment Sectional Method (MMSM) for tracking the soot Number Density Function”, Proc. Combust. Inst. 37 (2018) in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2018.06.107

2. S. Yang, S. Nagaraja, W. Sun, V. Yang, “Multiscale modeling and general theory of non-equilibrium plasma-assisted ignition and combustion”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 50 (2017) 433001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa87ee

3. S. Yang, R. Ranjan, V. Yang, W. Sun, S. Menon, “Sensitivity of predictions to chemical kinetics models in a temporally evolving turbulent non-premixed flame”, Combust. Flame 183 (2017) 224-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.05.016

4. S. Yang, R. Ranjan, V. Yang, S. Menon, W. Sun, “Parallel on-the-fly adaptive kinetics in direct numerical simulation of turbulent premixed flame”, Proc. Combust. Inst. 36 (2) (2017) 2025–2032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2016.07.021

5. S. Yang, X. Gao, V. Yang, W. Sun, S. Nagaraja, J.K. Lefkowitz, Y. Ju, “Nanosecond pulsed plasma activated C2H4/O2/Ar mixtures in a flow reactor”, J. Propul. Power 32 (5) (2016) 1240-1252. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.B36060

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