Prof. Yuwen Zhang

University of Missouri, USA




1998 Ph.D., University of Connecticut, USA

1991 D.Eng., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

1988 M.Sc., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

1985 B.Sc., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Wang, Z., Yang, M., Li, L., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “Combined Heat Transfer by Natural Convection-Conduction and Surface Radiation in an Open Cavity under Constant Heat Flux Heating,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (accepted).
  2. Chen, Q., Yang, M., Zhang, Y.* and, He, Y.L., “Numerical Simulation of Melting in Porous Media using an Interfacial Tracking Model,” AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer (Accepted).
  3. Yang, L., Zhang, Y.*, and Chen, J.K., 2011, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Deposition of Nickel Nanocluster on Copper Surface,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-011-0400-5
  4. Avedisian, C.T., Bejan, A., Cao, Y., Dhir, V., Howell, J.R., Incropera, F.P., Minkowycz, W. J., Peterson, G.P., Viskanta, R., and Zhang, Y., “In Celebration: Professor Amir Faghri on his 60th Birthday,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, to appear.
  5. Kang, H., Zhang, Y.*, and Yang, M., 2011, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Conductivity of Cu-Ar Nanofluid Using EAM potential for Cu-Cu Interactions,” Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-011-6379-z.
  6. Feng, Z.C., Chen, J. K., Zhang, Y., and Griggs, J.L., 2011, “Estimation of Front Surface Temperature and Heat Flux of a Locally Heated Plate from Distributed Sensor Data on the Back Surface,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.03.043.
  7. Zhang, K. Yang, M., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “Numerical Analysis of Natural Convection in a Cylindrical Envelope with an Internal Concentric Cylinder with Slots,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, DOI: 10.1080/10407782.2011.572762.
  8. Faghri, A., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “Professor Ralph Lee Webb (1934 – 2011),” Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2(2), in press.
  9. Ren, Y., Chen, J.K., Zhang, Y., and Huang, J., 2011, “Ultrashort Laser Pulse Energy Deposition in Metal Films with Phase Changes,” Applied Physics Letters, 98(19), 191105.
  10. Jia, T., Zhang, Y.*, and Chen, J.K., 2011, “Dynamic Simulation of Particles Packing with Different Size Distributions,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 133(2), 021011.
  11. Afrin, N., Zhang, Y.*, and J., Chen, J.K., 2011, “Thermal Lagging in Living Biological Tissue Based on Nonequilibrium Heat Transfer between Tissue, Arterial and Venous Bloods,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54(11-12), 2419-2426.
  12. Huang, J, Zhang, Y.*, and Chen, J. K., 2011, “Superheating in Liquid and Solid Phases during Femtosecond Laser Pulse Interaction with Thin Metal Film,” Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 103(1), 113-121.
  13. Chen, Q., Zhang, Y.*, and Yang, M., 2011, “An Interfacial Tracking Method for Natural Convection Controlled Melting in an Enclosure,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 59(3), 209-225
  14. Seo, D., Jung, S., Lombardo, S.L., Feng, Z.C., Chen, J.K., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “Fabrication and Electrical Properties of SiCN Thin Films for High-Temperature Heat Flux Sensors,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 165(2), 250-255.
  15. Huang, J., Baheti, K., Chen, J.K., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “An Axisymmetric Model for Solid-Liquid-Vapor Phase Change in Thin Metal Films Induced by an Ultrashort Laser Pulse,” Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2(1), 013005.
  16. Zhao, M., Yang, M., Lu, M., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “Self-Sustained Oscillations and Bifurcations of Mixed Convection in a Multiple Ventilated Enclosure,” Computational Thermal Sciences, 3(1), 63-72.
  17. Shao, W., and Zhang, Y.*, 2011, “Effects of Film Evaporation and Condensation on Oscillatory Flow and Heat Transfer in an Oscillating Heat Pipe,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(4), 042901.
  18. Zhou, J., Zhang, Y.*, Chen, J. K., and Feng, Z.C., 2011, “Inverse Estimation of Surface Heating Condition in a Finite Slab with Temperature-Dependent Thermophysical Properties,” Heat Transfer Engineering, 32(10), pp. 861-875.
  19. Baheti, K., Huang, J., Chen, J.K., and Zhang, Y., 2011, “An Axisymmetric Interfacial Tracking Model for Melting and Resolidification in a Thin Metal Film Irradiated by Ultrashort Pulse Lasers,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 50(1), pp. 25-35.
  20. Damronglerd, P., and Zhang, Y.*, Yang, M., 2011, “Numerical Simulation of Solidification of Liquid Copper Saturated in Porous Structures Fabricated by Sintered Steel Particles,” International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, accepted.