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
2017.05 to now: Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University, China
2013.05 to 2017.04: Postdoc, FOM Foundation and University of Twente, The Netherlands
2011.03 to 2013.04: “Peiyuan Fellow” Postdoc, Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University
2009.07 to 2011.02: Research Scientist, State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complicated System, Peking University
Turbulent mixing and transport: double diffusive convection, thermal turbulence, scalar turbulent.
Numerical simulations of complex flows: immersed-boundary method, hemodynamics, flow control and drag reduction
Selected publications in past 5 years:
S.F. Zou and Y.T. Yang. Realizing the ultimate scaling in convection turbulence by spatially decoupling the thermal and viscous boundary layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, 919, R3. 2021.
Y.T. Yang, W.Y. Chen, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. Multiple states and transport properties of double-diffusive convection turbulence. PNAS, 117(26), 14676-14681. 2020.
Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, D. Lohse, and R.J.A.M. Stevens. What rotation rate maximizes heat transport in rotating Rayleigh-Bénard convection with Prandtl number larger than one? Physical Review Fluids, 5, 053501. 2020.
Y.T. Yang. Double diffusive convection in the finger regime for different Prandtl and Schmidt numbers Acta Mechanica Sinica, 36, 797-804. (Cover of the issue). 2020.
Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. Two-scalar turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection: numerical simulations and unifying theory. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 848, 648-659. 2018.
K.L. Chong*, Y.T. Yang*, S.D. Huang, J.Q. Zhong, R.J.A.M. Stevens, R. Verzicco, D. Lohse, and K.Q. Xia. Confined Rayleigh-Benard, rotating Rayleigh-Benard, and double convection: A unifying view on turbulent transport enhancement through coherent structure manipulation. Physical Review Letters, vol. 119, 064501. 2017. (*Co-first authors)
Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. Vertically Bounded Double Diffusive Convection in the Finger Regime: Comparing No-Slip versus Free-Slip Boundary Conditions. Physical Review Letters, vol. 117, 184501. 2016. (Cover of the issue)
Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. Scaling laws and flow structures of double diffusive convection in the finger regime. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 802, pp. 667-689. 2016
Y.T. Yang, R. Verzicco, and D. Lohse. 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. 2016.
Y.T. Yang, J.C. Wang, Y.P. Shi, Z.L. Xiao, X.T. He, and S.Y. Chen. Intermittency caused by compressibility: A Lagrangian study. Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, vol. 786, R6. 2016.