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Zhensu She
Ph.D., Professor
State Key Laboratory of Turbulence and Complex Systems
College of Engineering, Peking University
  • Office Add: Beijing, 100871, China
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Education Background

1987 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) University of Paris

1982 Bachelor of Engineering (B. S.) Nanjing University

Professional Experience

1999–  Changjiang Scholar Professor and Director,State key laboratory of turbulence and complex systems, Peking University

1997-2008  Professor, UCLA

1995-1997  Associate Professor, UCLA

1992-1995  Associate Professor, University of Arizona

1987-1989  Research Staff Member, Princeton University

Social Services

Nov. 2006 — 2010   Vice President of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (CSTAM),

2006-  Deputy Chief-Editor, Acta Mechanica Sinica

2003-  Fellow of Chinese Aerodynamics Research Society (CARS)

Awards And Honors

1.Qianren Progam of China (2008)

2.Changjiang Scholar Professor of the State Education Ministry of China (1999)

3.National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (2002)

4.Chinese Young Scientist Medal (2002)

5.Oversee Outstanding Youth Science Fund, awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (1998)

6.Sloan Fellow (1993), by Sloan Foundation

Expertise And Research Interests

1.  Fundamental study of turbulence and engineering applications.

2.  Author of the She-Leveque scaling model of turbulence (PRL, 1994, 1995)

3.  Author of intermittent vortex structure of turbulence (Nature, 1990)

4.  Author of the two-fluid model of turbulence (PRL, 1991a,b,)

5.  Working on the Structural Ensemble Dynamics (SED) theory of turbulence; SED aims at building a bridge between the statistical theory and engineering models. SED seeks to derive systematically the statistical information of the flow structures and hence derive more accurate engineering models from quantitative knowledge about the physics of turbulence (from DNS and experimental measurements).

6.  Complex biological system modeling of DNA sequences for gene predictions, virus evolution and protein structure predictions.

7.  Author of the MED genefinding algorithms

8.  Author of the TriTISA

9.  Author of the Treble algorithm

10.  Complex human system modeling

11.  Development of Qian Xueseng complex system theory

12.  Athelet training system design

13.  Human thinking system modeling

14.  Traditional Chinese medicine expert system.

Selected Publications

1.  Z.-S. She, J.-M. Malherbe, M.A.Raadu, Transition zone effect on the thermal non-equilibrium and plasma condensation in solar coronal loops, Astron. and Astrophy., 164, 1986, 364-373, RESEARCH  ARTICLE.  

2.  U. Frisch, Z.-S. She, O. Thual, Viscoelastic behaviour of cellular solutions to the Kuramoto Sivashinsky model, J. Fluid Mech, 168, 1986, 221-242.  

3.  U. Frisch, Z.-S. She, P.-L.Sulem, Large scale flow driven by the Anisotropic Kinetic Alpha effect, Physica, 28D, 1987, 382-401.  

4.  Z.-S. She, Metastability and vortex pairing in the Kolmogorov flow, Phys. Lett. A, 124, 1987, 161-164.  

5.  U. Frisch, H. Scholl, Z.-S. She, P.-L.Sulem, A new large scaleinstability in three dimensional incompressible flows lacking parity invariance, Fluid Dyn. Res., 3, 1988, 295.  

6.  Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, S.A. Orszag, Scale Dependent Intermittency and coherence in turbulence. J. Sci. Comp., 3, 1988, 407.  

7.  V. Yakhot, Z.-S. She, Long-time, large-scale properties of the random force driven Burger's equation, Phys. Rev. Lett., 60, 1988, 1840-1843.  

8.  V. Yakhot, S.A.Orszag, Z.-S. She, Space-time correlations in turbulence: kinematical vs. dynamical effects, Phys. Fluids A, 1 (2), 1989, 184.  

9.  V. Yakhot, Z.-S. She, S.A. Orszag, Deviations from the classical Kolmogorov theory of the inertial range of homogeneous turbulence, Phys. Fluids A, 1 (2), 1989, 289.  

10. S. Chen, Z.-S. She, L.C. Harrison, G.D. Doolen, Optimal initial condition for lattice gas hydrodynamics, Phys. Rev. A, 1989.  

11. P.-L. Sulem, Z.-S. She, H. Scholl, U. Frisch, Generation of large scale structures in three dimensional flow lacking parity invariance, J. Fluid Mech., 205, 1989, 341.  

12. S.-Z. She, On the scaling laws of thermal turbulent convection, Phys. Fluids A, 1 (6), 1989, 911-913.  

13. Z.-S. She, On the scaling laws of thermal turbulent convection, Physics of  Fluids A-Fluid Dynamics 1 (6): 911-913 JUN 1989.  

14. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, S.A.Orszag, Intermittent vortex structures in homogeneous isotropic turbulence, Nature, 433, 1990, 226.  

15. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, S.A. Orszag, Vortex Structure and Dynamics in turbulence, Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering, 80 (1-3): 173-183 JUN 1990

16. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, Vortex ˉlaments in turbulence, Physics in Action, Phys. World, British Phys. Soc., December, 1991.  

17. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, S.A. Orszag, Structure and dynamics of homogeneous turbulence: models and simulations. Proc. R. Soc. London A, 434, 1991, 101-124.  

18. Z.-S. She, S.A. Orszag, A case study in parallel computing: homogeneous turbulence on a hypercube, J. Sci. Comp., 6, 1991, 27-45.

19. U. Frisch, Z.-S. She, On the PDF of velocity gradient in fully developed turbulence, Fluid Dynamics Research, 8, 1991, 139-142.  

20. Z.-S. She, Intermittency and non-gaussian statistics in turbulence. Fluid Dynamics Research, 8, 1991, 143-158.

21. Z.-S. She, S.A. Orszag, Physical model of intermittency in turbulence: inertial range non-gaussian statistics, Phys. Rev. Lett., 66, 1991, 1701.  

22. Z.-S. She, Physical model of intermittency in turbulence: near dissipation range non-gaussian statistics, Phys. Rev. Lett., 66, 1991, 600.  

23. V. Yakhot, S. Balachadar, E. Jackson, S.A. Orszag, Z.-S. She,, Phenomenological theory of probability distributions in turbulence, J. Sci. Comp., 5, 1991.  

24. B. Nicolaenko B., Z.-S. She ZS, Symmetry-breaking homoclinic chaos and vorticity bursts in periodic navier-stokeds flows, European Journal of Mechanics B-Fluids, 10(2): 67-74 Suppl. S 1991.

25.  Z.-S. She, E. Aurell, U. Frisch, The inviscid Burgers equation with initial data of Brownian type, Comm. Math. Phys., 148, 1992, 623-641.  

26. R.B. Miles, D. Zhou, B. Zhang, W.R. Lembert, Z.-S. She, Fundamental turbulence measurements by RELIEFf flow tagging, AIAA Journal, 31, 1993, 447-453. 

A.  Eden, C. Foias, B. Nicolaenko, Z.-S. She, Exponential attractors and their relevance to fluid mechanics systems, Physica D, February, 1993.
27. S. Chen, G. Doolen, R.H. Kraichnan, S.A. Orszag, Z.-S. She, Far dissipation range of turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 70, 1993, 3051-3054.  

28. Z.-S. She, S. Chen, G. Doolen, R.H. Kraichnan, S.A. Orszag, Reynolds number dependence of isotropic Navier-Stokes turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 70, 1993, 3251-3254.  

29. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, On the universal form of energy spectra of fully developed turbulence, Phys. Fluid, 5, 1993, 1526.  

30. S. Chen, G. Doolen, R.H. Kraichnan, Z.-S. She, On the statistical correlations between the velocity increments and the local dissipation rate, Phys. Fluid, A5, 1993, 458-463.  

31. Z.-S. She, E. Jackson, Constrained Euler system for Navier-Stokes turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 70, 1993, 1255.  

32. Z.-S. She, E. Leveque, Universal scaling laws in fully developed turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 72, 1994, 363.  

33. Z.-S. She, E.C. Waymire, Quantized energy cascade and Log-Poisson statistics in fully developed turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 74, 1995, 262.  

34. E. Leveque, Z.-S. She, Viscous e.ects on inertial range scalings in a dynamical model of turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 75, 1995, 2690.  

35. N.Cao, S.Chen, Z.-S. She, Scaling and relative scaling in Navier-Stokes turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett, 76, 1996, 3711-.  

36. E. Leveque, Z.-S. She, Cascade structures and scaling ezponents in a dynamical model of turbulence: Measurements and comparison, Phys. Rev. E., 55 (3), 1997, 2789-2805.  

37. Z.-S. She, Hierarchical structure and scalings in turbulence, Lecture Notes in Physics, eds. Eden et al., 491, 1997, 28.  

38. Z.-S. She, The universal law of cascade of turbulent fluctuations, Prog. Theo. Phys. Supplement (Japan), 130, 1998, 87.  

39. J. Wang, K. Ellwood, A. Lehman, M. Carey, & Z.-S. She, A mathematical model for synergistic eukaryotic gene activation, J. Mol. Bio., 286, 1999, 315-.  

40. Z.-S. She, W.-D. Su, Scaling and hierarchial structures in turbulence, Adv. in Mechanics, (in Chinese), 29 (3), 1999, 1.  

41. J. Wang, Q. Zhang, K. Ren, & Z.-S. She, Multi-scaling Hierarchical Structure Analysis of the Sequence of E. coli Complete Genome, Chinese Science Bulltin 46(23), 2001, 1988.  

42. Z.-S. She, K. Ren, G. Lewis, & H. Swinney, Scalings and structures in turbulent Couette-Taylor flow, Phy. Rev. E., 64(1), 2001, 6308.  

43. Z.-S. She & X.-L. Cheng, On a complex system theory of turbulence, (in Chinese) New Century Mechnaics, Proceeding for the Conference in commemoration to Prof. Qian X.-S.'s 90th birthday, 2001.

B.  Baroud, B. Plapp, Z.-S. She, & H. Swinney, Anomalous self-similarity in a turbulent rapidly rotating fluid, Phy. Rev. Lett., 88(11), 2002, 114501.

44. E. Ching, Z.-S. She, W. Su, & Z. Zou, Extended self-similarity and hierarchical structure in turbulence, Phy. Rev. E, 65, 2002, 066303.  

45. Z.-S. She, Z.-T. Fu, J. Chen, S. Liang & S.-D. Liu, Hierarchical structures in climate and atmospheric turbulence, Prog Nat Sci, v.12(10), 2002, 747-752.  

46. H. Guo, L. Li, Q. Ouyang, J. Liu, & Z.-S. She, A systematic study of spirals and spiral turbulence in a reaction-di.usion system, J. Chem. Phys. v.118(11), 2003, 5038-5044.  

47. Z.-S. She, Z. Yang, Z.-Q. Ouyang, H.Q. Zhu, C. Wang, J. Yin, A Preliminary Study to the Origin and Evolution of ARS-CoV, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis (in Chinese), 39(6), 2003, 809-814.  

48. J. Liu, Z.-S. She, Q. Ouyang and X.-T., He, Hierarchical structures in spatially extended systems, Inter J. Modern Physics B, 17(22-24), 2003, 4139-4148.  

49. C.N. Baroud, B.B. Plapp, and H.L. Swinney, Z.-S. She, Scaling in three-dimensional and quasi-two dimensional rotating turbulent flows, Phys. Fluids, 15(8), 2003, 2091-2104.  

50. Z. Zou, Y. Zhu, M. Zhou, Z.-S. She, Hierarchical structures in a turbulent pipe flow, Fluid Dyn. Res. 33, 2003, 493-508.  

51. L. Liu and Z.-S. She, Hierarchical structure description of intermittent structures of turbulence, Fluid Dyn. Res., 33, 2003, 261-286.  

52. Z.-S. She and L. Liu, Measuring intermittency parameters of energy cascade in turbulence, Acta. Mech. Sinica, 19(5), 2003, 453-457.  

53. Z. Ouyang, H.-Q. Zhu, J. Wang and Z.-S. She, Multivariate Entropy Distance Method for Prokaryotic Gene Identiˉcation, J. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2(2), 2004, 353-373.  

54. H.-Q. Zhu, G.-Q. Hu, Z.-Q. Ouyang, J. Wang, and Z.-S. She, Accuracy improvement for identifying translation initiation sites in microbial genomes, Bioinformatics, 10, 2004, 1093-1108.  

55. J. Liu, Z.-S. She, H. Guo, L. Li, O. Ouyang, Hierarchical structures in spatiotemporal chaos, Phys. Rev. E., 70(3), 2004, 036215(2).  

56. Z.-Q. Ouyang, C. Wang and Z.-S. She, Scaling and hierarchical structures in DNA sequences, Phys. Rev. Lett., 93(7), 2004, 078103.  

57. Ouyang ZQ, Liu JK, She ZS, Hierarchical structure analysis describing abnormal base composition of genomes, Phys. Rev. E, 72 (4): No. 041915 Part 1, 2005.

58. Xiao-qin Jiang, Hao Gong, Jian-kun Liu, Ming-de Zhou, ZS She, Hierarchical structures in a turbulent free shear flow, J. Fluid Mech., 569, 2006, 259-286.

59. ZhuYang, John O’Brien, Xiaobin Zheng, Huai-Qiu Zhu, Zhen-Su She, Tree and Rate Estimation by Local Evaluation of Heterochronous Nucleotide Data, Bioinformatics, Nov 2006.

60. Z. S. She, Towards a complex system approach for the study of turbulence, Chemical Engineering Science, 62(13), 2007, 3595-3604.

61. Yang, Z; O'Brien, JD; Zheng, XB; Zhu, HQ; She, ZS, Tree and rate estimation by local evaluation of heterochronous nucleotide data, Bioinformatics, 23, 2007, 169-176.

62. H.-Q. Zhu, G.-Q. Hu, Y.-F. Yang, J. Wang, Z.-S. She, MED: a new non-supervised gene prediction algorithm for bacterial and archaeal genomes, BMC Bioinformatics, 8, 2007.

63. Kaiheng Hu, Kai Chen, Zhensu She, Numerical studies of scaling exponents in compressible wall-bounded turbulence, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 43(3), 2007, 307-311.

64. G.-Q. Hu, X.-B. Zheng, Y.-F. Yang, P. Ortet, Z.-S. She, H.-Q. Zhu, ProTISA: a comprehensive resource for translation initiation site annotation in prokaryotic genomes, Nucleic Acids Research, 36, 2008, D114-119.

65. X.-Q. Yao, H.-Q. Zhu, Z.-S. She, A dynamic Bayesian network approach to protein secondary structure prediction, BMC Bioinformatics, 9, 2008.

66. G.-Q. Hu, X.-B. Zheng, L.-N. Ju, H.-Q. Zhu, Z.-S. She, Computational evaluation of TIS annotation for prokaryotic genomes, BMC Bioinformatics, 9, 2008.

67. X.-Q. Yao, Z.-S. She, Key residue-dominated protein folding dynamics, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 373(1), 2008, 64-68.

68. J. D. O'Brien, Z.-S. She, M. A. Suchard, Dating the time of viral subtype divergence, BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8, 2008.

69. Y.-H. Cao, J. Pei, J. Chen, Z.-S. She, Compressibility effects in turbulent boundary layers, CHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS, 25(9), 2008, 3315-3318.

70. Y.-H. Cao, J. Chen, Z.-S. She, The nature of near-wall convection velocity in turbulent channel flow, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 24(5), 2008, 587-590.

71. G.-Q. Hu, Y.-C. Liu, X.-B., X.-B. Meng, Y.-F. Yang, Z.-S. She, H.-Q. Zhu, New Solutions of Translation Initiation Site Prediction for Prokaryotic Genomes, Progress In Biochemistry and Biophysics, 35(11), 2008, 1254-1262.

72. G.-Q. Hu, X.-B. Zheng, H.-Q. Zhu, Z.-S. She, Prediction of translation initiation site for microbial genomes with TriTISA, Bioinformatics, 25(1), 2009, 123-125.

73. Z.-S. She, Z.-X. Zhang, Universal hierarchical symmetry for turbulence and general multi-scale fluctuation systems, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 25(3), 2009, 279-294.

74. H. Kang, X.-Q. Yao, Z.-S. She, H.-Q. Zhu, Water-protein interplay reveals the specificity of alpha-lytic protease, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 385(2), 2009, 165-169.

75. Z.-S. She, N. Hu, Y. Wu, Structural ensemble dynamics based closure model for wall-bounded turbulent flow, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 25(5), 2009, 731-736.