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Qingdong Cai
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science
State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complicated System 
College of Engineering, Peking University
  • Office Add: Mechanics Building
  • Office Tel: +86-10-62757942
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1993-1997  Ph.D., Computational Fluid Dynamics, Peking University

1990-1993  M.S., Computational Fluid Dynamics, Peking University

1986-1990  B.S., Applied Mechanics, Department of Mathematics, Jilin University, Changchun

Professional Experience

1999-Present  Associate Professor, Peking University

2006-2006  Visiting Associate Professor, National University of Singapore  

2002-2003  Visiting Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University, USA  

1997-1999  Postdoctor Researcher, Laboratory of Computational Physics, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics

Research Areas And Interests

1. Visualization, The Graphical Software for Numerical Computation

2. Generation and Remeshing of Structured and Unstructured Meshes

3. Numerical Schemes on Unstructured Meshes for High Speed Flows

4. Conservative Remapping and ICF Simulation

5. High Accurate Numerical Methods

6. Direct Numerical Simulation for Turbulence and Parellel Computation


1. Computational Fluid Dynamics,

2. Computational Method,

3. Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics,

4. Methods of Mathematic and Physics,

5. Advanced Mathematics D.

Selected Publications

1. Qing-Dong, C., Shiyi Chen, Xiaowei Sheng. "Numerical simulation of two-dimensional granular shearing flows and the friction force of a moving slab on the granular media." Chinese Physics B 2011, 20(2): 204502.

2. Cai, Q.-D. and S. Chen. "A Memory-Saving Algorithm for Spectral Method of Three-Dimensional Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence." Commun. Comput. Phys. 2011, 9(5): 1152-1164.

3. Chen, S., C. Jin, C. Lee and Q. Cai*. "Gas-kinetic scheme with discontinuous derivative for low speed flow computation." Journal of Computational Physics 2011, 230(5): 2045-2059.

4. Chen, Y., Q. Kang, Q. Cai* and D. Zhang. "Lattice Boltzmann method on quadtree grids." Physical Review E 2011, 83(2): 026707.


6. Cai Qingdong*, Explicit formulations and performance of LSFD method on Cartesian mesh, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2009, 30(2):561-572(Chinese Edition),183-196(English Edition)

7. Zhou Diwen, Chen Shiyi and Cai Qingdong*, Simulation of Size Segregation of Granulars with Two Sizes in a Horizontal Vibration Container(In Chinese). CHINESE JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 2006, 23(5):559-563

8. Q.-D. Cai* and J.-Z. Wu, Uniformly high-order PDF solvers by recovering the lost boundary physics. Modern Physics Letters B 2005, 19 (28&29): 1467-1470

9. Meng Qingguo, Cai Qingdong* and Lee Cunbiao, Limitation for the energy spectrum analysis for the understanding of the turbulent cascade(In Chinese). ACTA PHYSICA SINICA 2004, 53 (9): 3090-3093

10. Cai Qingdong*, The construction of numerical scheme for hyperbolic equation and exact consideration of numerical diffusion and dispersion, Communication in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, 1999, 4(2):156-162