# Dr Xianyun Wen

## Senior Lecturer in Computational Fluid Dynamics

**Telephone number:**
+44(0) 113 34
31425

**Email address:** x.wen@leeds.ac.uk

**Room:** 10.18h

**Affiliation:** Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science

#### Biography

**Qualifications:** BSc, MSc, PhD

**Research Interests:** Aerosols, Particulate Transport, Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Xianyun obtained his PhD from the University of Chengdu of science and technologyin Fluid Dynamics (1987). Xianyun has worked on a variety of engineering and industrail mathematical problems related to fluid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics. He has developed several novel CFD codes and has produced his own user-friendly CFD software package for turbulent flows. At present he supervises 2 PhD students, 1 MSc student and over the past few years he has supervised 6 PhD students 6 MSc students and two postdoctoral research fellows. He has published more than 80 research papers in internationally refereed journals. At present Xianyun surpervises on the CFD programme

## Publications

**Wen X**; Mobbs S (2015) Numerical Simulations of Air-Water Flow of a Non-linear Progressive Wave in an Opposing Wind,*Boundary-Layer Meteorology*,**156**, pp.91-112. doi: 10.1007/s10546-015-0012-1**Wen X**; Mobbs S (2014) Numerical simulations of laminar air-water flow of a non-linear progressive wave at low wind speed,*Boundary-Layer Meteorology*,**150**, pp.381-398. doi: 10.1007/s10546-013-9876-0**Wen X**(2013) Wet/dry Areas Method for Interfacial (Free Surface) Flow,*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids*, . doi: 10.1002/fld.3661- Yang L; Shi B; Guo Y;
**Wen X**(2012) Calculation and experiment on scour depth for submarine pipeline with a spoiler,*Ocean Engineering*,**55**, pp.191-198. doi: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2012.07.031 **Wen X**(2012) Wet/dry areas modelling of interaction between wind and water waves under zero wind speed,*Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE*,**5**, pp.677-684. doi: 10.1115/OMAE2012-83328**Wen X**(2012) Wet/dry areas method for interfacial (free surface) flow,*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids*, . doi: 10.1002/fld.3661- Raval A;
**Wen X**; Smith M (2009) Numerical simulation of viscous, nonlinear and progressive water waves,*Journal of Fluid Mechanics*,**637**, pp.443-473. doi: 10.1017/S002211200999070X - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2007) The inverse source problem for the variable coefficients convection-diffusion equation,*INVERSE PROBL SCI EN*,**15**, pp.413-440. doi: 10.1080/17415970600731274 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2006) Parameter identification in Helmholtz-type equations with a variable coefficient using a regularized DRBEM,*INVERSE PROBL SCI EN*,**14**, pp.837-858. doi: 10.1080/17415970600844325 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2006) Dual reciprocity boundary element method solution of the Cauchy problem for Helmholtz-type equations with variable coefficients,*J SOUND VIB*,**297**, pp.89-105. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2006.03.045 - Dunnett SJ;
**Wen X**; Zaripov SK; Galeev RS; Vanunina MV (2006) A numerical study of calm air sampling with a blunt sampler,*AEROSOL SCI TECH*,**40**, pp.477-489. doi: 10.1080/02786820600681644 - Marin L;
**Wen X**; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D; Heggs PJ (2006) Parameter identification in two-dimensional fins using the boundary element method,*Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications*,**50**, pp.315-344. doi: 10.1080/10407790600605905 - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2006) An inverse source problem for the convection-diffusion equation,*INT J NUMER METHOD H*,**16**, pp.125-150. doi: 10.1108/09615530610644235 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2005) Two-dimensional thermal analysis of a polygonal fin with two tubes on a square pitch,*INT J HEAT MASS TRAN*,**48**, pp.3018-3033. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2004.11.030 - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2005) Boundary element methods for inverse convection-diffusion problems, In: Chen K (Ed)*Advances in Boundary Integral Methods - Proceedings of the Fifth UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods*, The University of Liverpool, pp.242-251. - Ingham DB; Ellerton PM; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Lesnic D; Marin L;
**Wen X**(2005) Computation of heat transfer in polygonal fin heat exchangers, In: Bennacer R; Mohamad AA; El Ganaoui M; Sicard J (Ed)*Progress in Computational Heat and Mass Transfer*,**II**, Editions Technique and Documentation, pp.866-870. - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2004) DRBEM for Cauchy convection-diffusion problems with variable coefficients,*ENG ANAL BOUND ELEM*,**28**, pp.1321-1333. doi: 10.1016/j.enganabound.2004.06.003 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2004) BEM solution for the Cauchy problem associated with Helmholtz-type equations by the Landweber method,*ENG ANAL BOUND ELEM*,**28**, pp.1025-1034. doi: 10.1016/j.enganaboung.2004.03.001 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2004) Comparison of regularization methods for solving the Cauchy problem associated with the Helmholtz equation,*INT J NUMER METH ENG*,**60**, pp.1933-1947. doi: 10.1002/nme.1031 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2004) Analysis of polygonal fins using the boundary element method,*APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING*,**24**, pp.1321-1339. doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2003.12.022 - Manik K;
**Wen X**; Ingham DB (2004) Gravitational fluid flow induced in a three layer stratified fluid by two submerged sinks or sources with stagnation points on the free surfaces,*ENG ANAL BOUND ELEM*,**28**, pp.359-373. doi: 10.1016/S0955-7997(03)00084-5 **Wen X**; Dunnett S (2003) The aspiration efficiency of a tube sampler operating in a slow moving air stream facing vertically upwards,*J AEROSOL SCI*,**34**, pp.1235-1244. doi: 10.1016/S0021-8502(03)00099-5- Al-Hadhrami AK; Elliott L; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**(2003) Flows through horizontal channels of porous materials,*INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESEARCH*,**27**, pp.875-889. doi: 10.1002/er.923 - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2003) Conjugate gradient-boundary element solution to the Cauchy problem for Helmholtz-type equations,*COMPUT MECH*,**31**, pp.367-377. doi: 10.1007/s00466-003-0439-y - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2003) An alternating iterative algorithm for the Cauchy problem associated to the Helmholtz equation,*COMPUT METHOD APPL M*,**192**, pp.709-722. - Marin L; Elliott L; Heggs PJ; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2003) Boundary element solution for the Cauchy problem associated to the Helmholtz equation by the Tikhonov regularisation method, In: Tanaka M (Ed)*Inverse Problems in Engineering Mechanics*, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp.485-494. - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2003) The Cauchy problem for the steady-state convection-diffusion equation using a regularised DRBEM, In: Amini S (Ed)*Fourth UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods*, Salford University, UK, pp.1-10. **Wen X**; Manik K (2003) The fluid flow due to two submerged sinks in a two layer stratified fluid,*INT J NUMER METHOD H*,**13**, pp.793-808. doi: 10.1108/09615530310498420- Al-Hadhrami A; Elliott L; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**(2003) Analytical solutions of fluid flows through composite channels,*International Journal of Energy Research*,**27**, pp.875-889. doi: 10.1002/er.923 - Rap A; Elliott L; Ingham DB; Lesnic D;
**Wen X**(2003) The Cauchy problem for the steady-state convection-diffusion equation using BEM, In: Gallego R; Aliabadi MH (Ed)*Advances in Boundary Element Techniques IV*, Queen Mary, University of London, pp.281-286. - Dunnett SJ;
**Wen X**(2002) A numerical study of the sampling efficiency of a tube sampler operating in calm air facing both vertically upwards and downwards,*J AEROSOL SCI*,**33**, pp.1653-1665. - Manik K;
**Wen X**; Ingham DB (2002) The flow induced in a three layer stratified fluid by a submerged sink or source with stagnation points on the free surfaces,*COMPUT FLUIDS*,**31**, pp.891-910. **Wen X**; Ingham DB; Fletcher B (2002) The numerical modelling of a two-dimensional local exhaust system associated with an inclined jet flow,*J ENG MATH*,**43**, pp.367-384.- Lonyangapuo JK; Elliott L; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**(2001) Solving free surface fluid flow problems by the minimal kinetic energy functional,*INT J NUMER METH FL*,**37**, pp.577-600. - Ingham DB; Bradean R;
**Wen X**; Russell SJ; Pourmohammadi A (2001) Mathematical and Computational Modelling of Fluid and Fibre Dynamics in a Sifting Air-lay Process,*International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering*,**6**, pp.287-310. - Al-Hadhrami AK; Elliott L; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**(2001) Fluid flows through two-dimensional channels of composite materials,*TRANSPORT POROUS MED*,**45**, pp.283-302. - Bradean R; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**; Russell SJ; Pourmohammadi A; Harris SD (2001) Modelling of an aerodynamic technique of forming web structures in textile industries: I. Turbulent air flow past filters,*MATH ENG IND*,**8**, pp.137-160. - Al-Hadhrami AK; Elliott L; Ingham DB;
**Wen X**(2001) Analytical solutions of fluid flows through composite channels,*J POROUS MEDIA*,**4**, pp.149-163. **Wen X**(Accepted) Singularities of the Navier-Stokes Equations in Differential Form at the Interface between Air and Water, In: Campos D (Ed)*Handbook on Navier-Stokes Equations: Theory and Applied Analysis*, Physics Research and Technology, Nova Science Publishers.