Computing and Mathematics Staff
Dr Ling Qian
Reader in Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Research and teaching in the field of numerical modelling of fluid flows and its applications to real-life engineering problems
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Foundation Mathematics
- Numerical Methods with Matlab
- Computational modelling of water and air flows
- Free surface modelling
- Wave interaction with fixed/floating structures
- Mesh generation including Cartesian cut cell method and hybrid overset meshing techniques
- High performance computing in CFD
- PI/Co-I on three EPSRC funded projects (EP/F069162/1, EP/J012793/1 and EP/K037889/1) with a total value exceeding £1M over the last five years.
- Co-Director, Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Flow Analysis.
- Member of Senior Management Group
- Unit Leader, Foundation Mathematics
Recent External Roles
- Reviewer for a number of international academic journals and conferences
- Reviewing research grant applications for EPSRC
- Member of International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)
- D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham and L. Qian (2009), "Developments in Multi-Fluid Finite
Volume Cartesian Cut Cell Free Surface Capturing Methods", in ADVANCES IN
NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF NONLINEAR WATER WAVES, edited by Qingwei Ma, World Scientific, Singapore, ISBN 978-981-283-649-6.
- Z. Hu, D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham, L. Qian (2013), "Numerical simulation of water impact on a wave energy converter in free fall motion", Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 3, P109-115.
- J. Tang, D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham, L. Qian (2013), "Numerical study of vegetation damping effects on solitary wave run-up using the nonlinear shallow water equations", Coastal Engineering,
Vol. 75, P21-28.
- Z. Hu, D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham and L. Qian (2013), "The Cartesian cut cell free surface capturing method for 3D water impact problems", International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 71, Issue 10, P1238-1259.
- H. Gu, D.M. Causon and C.G. Mingham and L. Qian (2013), "An efficient free surface flow solver for the simulation of wave/body interaction", European Journal of Mechanics/B (Fluids), Vol. 38, P1-17.
- L. Qian, D.M. Causon and C.G. Mingham (2012), "Comments on an improved free surface capturing method based on Cartesian cut cell mesh for water-entry and -exit problems", Proc. R. Soc. A. Vol. 468, No. 2138, P305-309.
- Z. Hu, D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham and L.Qian (2011), "Numerical simulation of floating bodies in extreme free surface waves", Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Vol.11, No.2, P519-527.
- Z. Ma, L. Qian, D.M. Causon, H. B. Gu and C.G. Mingham (2011), "A Cartesian ghost-cell multi-grid Poisson solver for incompressible flows", International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol.85, Issue 2, P230-246.
- W. Bai, C. G. Mingham, D. M. Causon, L. Qian (2010), "Finite volume simulation of viscous free surface waves using the Cartesian cut cell approach", International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 63, Issue 1, p69-95.
- L. Qian, D.M. Causon, C.G. Mingham and D.M. Ingram (2006), "A free-surface capturing method for two fluid flows with moving bodies", Proceedings of the Royal Society: A, 462 (2065):21-42.
- L. Qian, D.M. Causon, D.M. Ingram and C.G. Mingham (2003), "A Cartesian cut cell two-fluid solver for hydraulic flow problems", ASCE Journal of Hydraulic
Engineering, Vol. 129, No. 9, 688-696.
- L. Qian, M. Vezza (2001), "A vorticity-based method for incompressible unsteady viscous flows", Journal of Computational Physics, Academic Press, vol.172, 515-542.
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