Professor and Chair
University of Derby
Professor Zhiyin Yang currently holds the chair of Aerospace and Composite Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Derby. He received his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) from the University of Sheffield, worked as research fellow at Queen Mary University of London, senior research fellow at Surrey University, lecturer/senior lecturer at Loughborough University and Reader at Sussex University. Prof. Yang has been conducting world leading research in turbulent/transitional flow simulation, in particular, in the development of Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) techniques for turbulent/transitional flow, two phase flow, heat transfer and combustion for more than 25 years. He has over 100 scientific publications in reputable journals (JFM; Physics of Fluids; AIAA etc), academic books and international conferences. Prof. Yang serves as an Editorial Board Member for three international journals and has been invited to give Keynote Speech at several international conferences.
turbulent/transitional flow, two phase flow, heat transfer and combustion