Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Edward M. Mielnik and Samuel R. Harding Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Departmental Executive Officer, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Professor, Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Faculty Research Engineer, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering
Researcher, Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging
Researcher, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center
Researcher, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute
2406 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Fluid Mechanics, Stanford University, 1994.
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1989.
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1986.
Present Research Interests:
Multiscale simulation of gas flow and particle transport in the human lungs, turbulent flow in complex geometry, fluid-structure interaction, and parallel computing
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, and Biomedical Engineering Society, American Thoracic Society
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Large-eddy simulation, turbulent flow, high-performance computation, level-set method, lattice-Boltzmann method, two-phase flow, and four-dimensional data assimilation