Researcher

Dr Fangbao Tian

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer, ARC DECRA (2016), School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (July 2017 - present)
Lecturer, School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (September 2014 - June 2017)
Research AssociateSchool of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (August 2013 - September 2014)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt...view more

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer, ARC DECRA (2016), School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (July 2017 - present)
Lecturer, School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (September 2014 - June 2017)
Research AssociateSchool of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (August 2013 - September 2014)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA (September 2011 - August 2013)

Education:

PhD, Engineering Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2011
BSc, Theoretical and Applied MechanicsUniversity of Science and Technology of China, 2006

Research Interests:

CFD tools for complex flows and fluid-structure interaction
Modelling of laryngeal aerodynamics and vocal-fold vibration
Fluid-structure interaction of a plate or multiple plates in a viscous fluid
Fish swimming and insect flight
Blood flow and blood cells
Non-Newtonian flow

Awards and Honors:

UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2018
UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2017
Journal of Fluids and Structures Highly Cited Research, January 2017
ARC DECRA 2016
Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters 2012 Best Paper Award
The 2013 AQL Best Paper Award
International Travel Grant to the 2010 APS/DFD

Professional Services:

Member on Editorial Board, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (ERA A journal) (2016-)
Lead Guest Editor, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - The LBM and its Applications in Complex Flows and FSI (2016-2018)
Lead Guest Editor, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - Bio-inspired Flapping Foils and Their Applications (2016-2018)
Lead Guest Editor, Comput Math Meth Med - Computational Methods and Models in Circulatory and Reproductive Systems (2016)
Assessor, Chilean National Science and Technology Commission, Australian Research Council
Session Chair, ICCFD 8 (2014), 3rd FSSIC (2015)
Program Committee Member, ParCFD 2013, iCBEB 2014, iWB 2014, CCM2014 & 2015
Reviewer, Microfluidics & Nanofluidics, J Biomech, JFS, JSV, JASA and other international journals (more than 20)

Teaching:

Lecturer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Undergraduate, S1 2018
Lecturer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Undergraduate, S1 2017
Lecturer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Undergraduate, S1 2016
Co-Lecturer, Hydraulic Engineering, Undergraduate, S2 2015
Lecturer, Fluid Mechanics, Undergraduate, S2 2015.

Potential PhD topics:

  1. Fluid-structure interaction involving structure damage
  2. Fluid-structure-acoustics interaction
  3. Fluid-structure interaction of surgically changed arteries
  4. Turbulent boundary layer with flexible structures
  5. IB-LES/RANS-LBM for fluid-structure interactions in heat transfer and bushfire
  6. Flow instabilities over flapping foils
  7. Flow instabilities in arteries
  8. Flow control and optimization over fapping foils
  9. Fluid-structure interaction in supersonic and hypersonic flows
  10. Unsteady vortex dynamics and fluid-structure interaction of flapping flags
  11. Fluid-structure interaction and acoustics during phonation
  12. LBM modelling of fluid-structure interaction involving visco-elastic flows
  13. AI assisted fluid dynamics

Please feel free to contact Dr Tian (email: f.tian@adfa.edu.au) if you are interested in any topic or have any question about the PhD program and his research.

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved H1 /High Distinction in their UG program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. If you are interested, contact me at f.tian@adfa.edu.au.

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Location

Building 17 Room 127

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Contact

+61 2 6268 8533
+61 2 6268 8276

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