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Yantao Yang
Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science
State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complicated System  
College of Engineering, Peking University

  • Email: yantao.yang@pku.edu.cn

Education:
2004.9-2009.7 Ph.D. Fluid mechanics, College of Engineering, Peking University
2000.9-2004.7 B.S. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Peking University


Professional Experience:
2013.5-2017.4 Postdoc, FOM Foundation and University of Twente, The Netherlands
2011.3-2013.4 “Peiyuan Fellow” Postdoc, Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University


Research Areas And Interests:
1. Buoyancy-driven turbulent convection
2. Compressible turbulence
3. Turbulence simulation


Selected Publications:
1.  Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. 2016. Vertically Bounded Double Diffusive Convection in the Finger Regime: Comparing No-Slip versus Free-Slip Boundary Conditions. Physical Review Letters, vol. 117, 184501. (Cover of the issue)
2. Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. 2016. Scaling laws and flow structures of double diffusive convection in the finger regime. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 802, pp. 667-689.
3. Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. 2016.  From convection rolls to finger convection in double-diffusive turbulence.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 113, pp. 69-73.
4. Y.T. Yang, J.C. Wang, Y.P. Shi, Z.L. Xiao, X.T. He, and S.Y. Chen. 2016. Intermittency caused by compressibility: A Lagrangian study.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, vol. 786, R6.
5. R. Ostilla-Monico, Y.T. Yang, E. P. van der Poel, D. Lohse, and R. Verzicco. 2015. A multiple-resolution strategy for Direct Numerical Simulation of scalar turbulence.  Journal of Computational Physics,  vol. 301, pp. 308-321. (Co-first authors)
6. Y.T. Yang, E. P. van der Poel, R. Ostilla-Monico, C. Sun, R. Verzicco, S. Grossmann and D. Lohse. 2015. Salinity transfer in bounded double diffusive convection.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 768, pp. 476-491.
7. S.Y. Chen, Z.H. Xia, J.C. Wang, and Y.T. Yang. 2015. Recent progress in compressible turbulence. Acta Mechanica Sinica, vol. 31, pp. 275-291.
 8. Y.T. Yang, J.C. Wang, Y.P. Shi, Z.L. Xiao, X.T. He, and S.Y. Chen. 2014. Interactions between inertial particles and shocklets in compressible turbulent flow. Physics of Fluids, vol. 26, 091702.
9 Y.T. Yang, J.C. Wang, Y.P. Shi, Z.L. Xiao, X.T. He, and S.Y. Chen. 2013. Acceleration of Passive Tracers in Compressible Turbulent Flow.  Physical Review Letters, vol. 110, 064503.
10.  J.C. Wang, Y.T. Yang, Y.P. Shi, Z.L. Xiao, X.T. He, and S.Y. Chen. 2013. Cascade of kinetic energy in three-dimensional compressible turbulence. Physical Review Letters, vol. 110, 214505.
11. S.Y. Chen, Z.H. Xia, S.Y. Pei, J.C. Wang, Y.T. Yang, Z.L. Xiao, and Y.P. Shi. 2012. Reynolds-stress-constrained large eddy simulation of wall-bounded turbulent flows.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 703, pp. 1-28.
12. Y.T. Yang and J.Z. Wu. 2012. Channel turbulence with spanwise rotation studied using helical wave decomposition. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 692, pp. 137-152.
13. Y.T. Yang, W.D. Su, and J.Z. Wu. 2010. Helical-wave decomposition and applications to channel turbulence with streamwise rotation. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 662, pp. 91-122.