School of Earth and Environment

Xianyun Wen 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 XY; Smith MH (2009) Numerical simulation of viscous, nonlinear and progressive water waves, J FLUID MECH, 637, pp.443-473. doi: 10.1017/S002211200999070X
  • Raval A; Wen X; Smith MH (2009) Numerical simulation of viscous, nonlinear and progressive water waves, JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 637, pp.443-473. doi: 10.1017/S002211200999070X
  • 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.