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Xun Huang
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, College of Engineering, Peking University
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, College of Engineering, Peking University


Education

•B.Eng., Aerospace Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China

•M.Eng., Automatic Control, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

•Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom.


Research Areas

Aeroacoustics, flow control, flight control, array signal processing.


Research Profile

The research of our team focuses on two directions which are aeroacoustics and control. We investigate aeroacoustics with both computational and experimental methods, and have already set up large scale computational codes and developed a couple of array experimental equipments. All these techniques are being applied to specific engineering applications to reduce noise from civil aircraft and resolve noise fatigue from hypersonic vehicles. We are also working on flow control with the particular objective of noise attenuation. In addition to classical topics in flow control, such as separation and transition, our interests are largely on actuator side (e.g. plasma actuators) and control-oriented modeling. At last but not the least, the team also has expertise in electronics and real-time control, and practiced various engineering designs for aerospace applications. In summary the research in our team is quite multi-discipline that can be reflected by our works in array signal processing, which include electronic and mechanical designs, wind tunnel test capability, array signal processing and aeroacoustic and fluid dynamics.


Professional Activities

•Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Aeroacoustics


Journal Publications

Xun Huang*, Igor Vinogradov, Long Bai and Jianchao Ji, "An Observer for Phased Microphone Array Signal Processing with Nonlinear Output", AIAA Journal, Vol 48, No 11, 2010, pp. 2703-2705.

Xun Huang*, Xin Zhang and Yong Li, "Broadband Flow-Induced Sound Control using Plasma Actuators", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol 329, No 13, 2010, pp. 2477-2489.

Yong Li, Xin Zhang and Xun Huang, "The Use of Plasma Actuators for Bluff Body Broadband Noise Control", Experiments in Fluids, Vol 49, No 2, 2010, pp. 367-377.

Xun Huang* and Xin Zhang, "Plasma Actuators for Noise Control", International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol 9, Issue 4, 2010. pp. 679-704.

Ed Peers, Xun Huang*, and Zhaokai Ma, "A Numerical Model of Plasma Effects in Flow Control", Physics Letters A, Vol 374, No 13-14, pp. 1501-1504.

Ed Peers, Xun Huang* and Xinfu Luo, "A Numerical Model of Plasma Actuators Effects in Flow-Induced Noise Control", IEEE Transaction of Plasma Science, Vol 37, Issue 11, 2009, pp. 2250-2256.

Xun Huang*, "Real-Time Algorithm for Acoustic Imaging with a Microphone Array", Journal of Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, Vol 125, No 5, 2009.  

Xiaoxian Chen, Xun Huang* and Xin Zhang, "Sound Radiation from a Bypass Duct with Bifurcations", AIAA Journal, Vol 47, No 2, 2009. pp.429-436.

Xun Huang*, Xiaoxian Chen, Zhaokai Ma and Xin Zhang, "Efficient Computation of Spinning Modal Radiation Through an Engine Bypass Duct", AIAA Journal, Vol 46, No 6, 2008. pp.1413-1422.

Xun Huang* and Xin Zhang, "Streamwise and Spanwise Plasma Actuators for Flow-Induced Cavity Noise Control", Physics of Fluids, Vol 20, No 3, 2008. pp.(037101)1-10.

Xun Huang*, Sammie Chan, Xin Zhang and Steve Gabriel, "Variable structure model for flow-induced tonal noise control with plasma actuators", AIAA Journal, Vol 46, No 1, 2008. pp.241-250.

Xun Huang*, Xin Zhang and Simon Keith Richards, "Adaptive Mesh Refinement Computation of Acoustic Radiation from an Engine Intake", Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol 12, No 5, 2008. pp. 418–426.

Simon Keith Richards, Xiaoxian Chen, Xun Huang and Xin Zhang, "Computation of Fan Noise Radiation through an Engine Exhaust Geometry with Flow", International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol 6, No 3, 2007. pp.223-241.

Xun Huang*, Sammie Chan and Xin Zhang, "Atmospheric Plasma Actuators for Aeroacoustic Applications", IEEE Transaction of Plasma Science, Vol 35, Issue 3, 2007. pp.693-695.

Xun Huang* and Xin Zhang, "A Fourier Pseudospectral Method for Some Computational Aeroacoustics Problems", International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol 5, No 3, 2006. pp.279-294.