**BENG, MSc, PhD, FRAeS, AFAIAA, MASME****Position:**Professor in Aerospace Engineering**Department:**FET - Engineering, Design and Mathematics

## Contact me

- +44 (0)117 32 87084
- Yufeng.Yao@uwe.ac.uk

## Research

## Teaching

## About me

## Area of expertise

» Shock/boundary-layer interaction and heat transfer prediction

» Scramjet intake air/fuel mixing and supersonic combustion

» Non-reacting and reacting supersonic flow around an in-tube projectile

» Design of morphing winglet for lift-induced drag reduction

» Turbine blade cooling techniques and thermal management

» Downsized engine performance enhancement using twin-entry turbocharger

» Building energy consumption reduction through computer simulation and optimization

» Drag reduction and control techniques for low and high-speed vehicles

## My Publications

Bauer, P., Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Knowlen, C., Bruckner, A. and Giraud, M. (2017) Equations of state for thrust modeling of ram accelerator at different bores. In:

*Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics XXIV International Conference*, Palermo – Enna, Italy, 18-22 September 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/33353Fang, J., Gao, Y., Yao, Y., Liu, Y. and Lu, L. (2017) Direct numerical simulation of a tip-leakage vortex model in a planar duct with a longitudinal slit. In:

*UKTC Annual Review*, London, England, 4-5 September 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/33352Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2017) Zeolite supported Pd electrocatalyst nano-particle characterization. In:

*ANM2017 Int conf. on advanced nano materials*, Aveiro, Portugal, 19-21 July 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/32611Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2017) Zeolite supported palladium nanoparticle characterization for fuel cell application.

*International Journal of Hydrogen Energy*, 42 (29). pp. 18560-18567. ISSN 03603199 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31787Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2017) Ex-situ exafs investigation of zeolite supported pt electrocatalyst structure. In:

*The Seventh International Symposium on Physics of Fluids (ISPF7)*, Guiyang, China, 12-15 June 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/32610Ni, W., Lu, L., Fang, J., Yao, Y. and Moulinec, C. (2017) Large-scale secondary vortices in the turbulent channel flow induced by active wall actuations. In:

*The Seventh International Symposium on Physics of Fluids (ISPF7)*, Guiyang, China, 5-8 June 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/32609Ni, W., Fang, J., Moulinec, C., Emerson, D. R., Lu, L. and Yao, Y. (2017) Large-scale Secondary Vortices Generated by Wall Actuations: Application to the Turbulent Channel Flow. In:

*Parallel CFD Conference 2017*, Glasgow, UK, May 15-17, 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/32608Ouyang, B., Yao, Y. and Bouferrouk, A. (2017) DES prediction of a 3-element high-lift airfoil with a blown flap. In:

*52nd 3AF Int. Conf. on Applied Aerodynamics*, Lyon, France, 27-29 March 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31473Xing, F., Zhu, Y., Huang, Y. and Yao, Y. (2017) Numerical analysis of HyShot Scramjet Model with different throat heights.

*The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics*. ISSN 2017-2121 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31211Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A. and Lu, L. (2017) Investigation of three-dimensional shock wave/turbulent-boundary-layer interaction initiated by a single fin.

*AIAA Journal*, 55 (2). pp. 509-523. ISSN 0001-1452 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30142Abdessemed, C., Yao, Y., Narayan, P. and Bouferrouk, A. (2017) Unsteady parametrization of a morphing wing design for improved aerodynamic performance. In:

*52nd 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics*, Lyon, France, 27-29 March 2017. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31078Yang, G., Fang, J., Liu, C., Yao, Y. and Lu, L. (2017) Large-eddy simulation of MVG controlled oblique shockwave/boundary layer interaction. In:

*55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2017*, Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas, USA, 08-13 January 2017. [In Press] Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30177Qiu, J., Zhu, Q., Nibouche, M. and Yao, Y. (2017) U-model enhanced control of nonminimum-phase dynamic systems. In:

*8th International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC-2016)*, Algiers, Algeria, 15-17 November 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30734Ruan, C., Xing, F., Huang, Y., Yu, X., Zhang, J. and Yao, Y. (2017) The influence of acoustic field induced by HRT on oscillation behavior of a single droplet.

*Energies*, 10 (1). p. 48. ISSN 1996-1073 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30831Xing, F., Ruan, C., Huang, Y., Fang, X. and Yao, Y. (2017) Numerical investigation on shock train control and applications in a scramjet engine.

*Aerospace Science and Technology*, 60. pp. 162-171. ISSN 1270-9638 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30410Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2017) En-situ EXAFS investigation of zeolite supported Pt electrocatalyst structure.

*Materials Technology*. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1066-7857 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/32316Chen, H., Lin, P., Emrith, K., Narayan, P. and Yao, Y. (2016) Ensemble-Empirical-Mode-Decomposition based micro-Doppler signal separation and classification.

*International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology*. ISSN 0952-8091 [In Press] Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31637Zheng, J., Chen, J., Zheng, Y., Yao, Y., Li, S. and Xiao, Z. (2016) An improved local remeshing algorithm for moving boundary problems.

*Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics*, 10 (1). pp. 405-428. ISSN 1994-2060 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28964Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2016) Investigation of zeolite supported platinum electrocatalyst for electrochemical oxidation of small organic species.

*International Journal of Hydrogen Energy*, 41 (33). pp. 14747-14757. ISSN 0360-3199 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29275Chen, J., Zheng, J., Zheng, Y., Xiao, Z., Si, H. and Yao, Y. (2016) Tetrahedral mesh improvement by shell transformation.

*Engineering with Computers*, 33 (3). pp. 393-414. ISSN 0177-0667 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/30000Qiu, J., Zhu, G., Zhu, Q., Nibouche, M. and Yao, Y. (2016) Comparative study on pole placement controller design with U-model approach & classical approach. In:

*The 35th Chinese Control Conference (CCC2016)*, Chengdu, China, 27-29 July 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29700Yang, G., Yao, Y., Fang, J., Tian, G. and Lu, L. (2016) Large-eddy simulation of shock-wave/turbulent boundary-layer interactions and its control using Sparkjet.

*International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series*, 42. ISSN 2010-1945 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25543Yao, J., Yao, Y., Arini, A., McIlwain, S. and Gordon, T. (2016) Modelling air and water two-phase annular flow in small horizontal pipe.

*International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series*, 42. ISSN 2010-1945 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25542Effendy, M., Yao, Y., Yao, J. and Marchant, D. (2016) DES study of blade trailing edge cutback cooling performance with various lip-thicknesses.

*Applied Thermal Engineering*, 99. pp. 434-445. ISSN 13594311 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28142Yang, G., Yao, Y., Fang, J., Gan, T. and Lu, L. (2016) Large-eddy simulation of shock-induced flow separation control using SparkJet concept. In:

*54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting*, San Diego, California, USA, 4-8 January 2016. USA: AIAA Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25616Huang, J., Cao, Y., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2016) Multistep simulation for three-dimensional ice accretion on an aircraft wing. In:

*54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting*, San Diego, California, 4-8 January 2016. USA: AIAA Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25636Xing, F., Xiaoyuan, F., Can, L. and Yao, Y. (2016) Numerical investigation on two streamline-traced busemann inlet-isolators. In:

*54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting*, San Diego, California, USA, 4-8 January 2016. USA: AIAA Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25617Ouyang, B., Yao, Y. and Bouferrouk, A. (2016) DES prediction of a novel high-lift device step 1: Steady blowing. In:

*2016 Applied Aerodynamics*, Bristol, UK, 19-21 July 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29701Ouyang, B., Yao, Y. and Bouferrouk, A. (2016) DES prediction of near stall performance of a high lift airfoil. In:

*International Symposium of Sustainable Aviation*, Istanbul, Turkey, 29 May - 1 June 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29211Evans, C., Harmer, M., Marks, O., Tiley, S., Willis, T., Bouferrouk, A. and Yao, Y. (2016) Development and testing of a variable camber morphing wing mechanism. In:

*International Symposium of Sustainable Aviation (ISSA)*, Istanbul, Turkey, 29 May - 1 June 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29694Yang, G., Yao, Y., Fang, J., Gan, T., Li, Q. and Lu, L. (2016) Large-eddy simulation of shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction with and without SparkJet control.

*Chinese Journal of Aeronautics*, 29 (3). pp. 617-629. ISSN 1000-9361 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28848Ni, W., Fang, J., Yao, Y., Moulinec, C. and Lu, L. (2016) Large-scale turbulent secondary flows induced by spanwise alternatively distributed strips control. In:

*UKTC Annual Workshop 2016*, Cambridge, UK, 1-2 September 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29698Arini, A., Yao, J., Gordon, T. and Yao, Y. (2016) Numerical investigation of wavy-annular airwater two-pase flow in a small horizontal pipe. In:

*EFCM11 11th European Fluid Mechanics Conference*, Seville, Spain, 12-16 September 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29699Castagna, J. and Yao, Y. (2016) On the effect of the distance between longitudinally ridged walls in a turbulent channel flow. In:

*UKTC Anual workshop 2016*, Cambridge, UK, 1-2 September 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29697Fang, J., Yang, G., Yao, Y., Liu, C. and Lu, L. (2016) Shock-wave/boundary layer interaction control using spark-jet and micro-vortex generator. In:

*UKTC Annual workshop Sept 2016*, Cambridge, UK, 1-2 September 2016. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/29696Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A., Li, Z. and Lu, L. (2015) Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flows around a tandem expansion-compression corner.

*Physics of Fluids*, 27 (12). p. 125104. ISSN 1070-6631 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27743Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A. and Lu, L. (2015) Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single-fin. In:

*UK Turbulence Consortium Annual Workshop*, Southampton, UK, 3-4 September 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/26056Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2015) Experimental study of characteristics of bimetallic Pt–Fe nano-particle fuel cell electrocatalyst.

*Renewable Energy*, 81. pp. 182-196. ISSN 0960-1481 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25334Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2015) CFD of air/water two-phase flow in small horizontal pipe. In:

*The First Chinese International Conference on CFD*, Mianyang, China, 15-16 July 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25618Yao, Y. and Zheng, Y. (2015) DNS of transitional and turbulent flow simulations. In:

*The First Chinese International Conference on CFD*, Mianyang, China, 15-16 July 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25620Bauer, P., Bengherbia, T., Knowlen, C., Bruckner, A., Yao, Y. and Giraud, M. (2015) Equations of state implementation for 1-D modelling of performance in ram accelerator thermally choked propulsion mode.

*International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation*, 7 (2). pp. 71-79. ISSN 1755-9758 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25348Horikiri, K., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2015) Numerical optimisation of thermal comfort improvement for indoor environment with occupants and furniture.

*Energy and Buildings*, 88. pp. 303-315. ISSN 0378-7788 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24578Fang, J., Yao, Y. and Lu, L. (2015) Assessment of the low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme in a series of DNS of shock-wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions. In:

*The 9th International Conference on Computational Physics (ICCP9)*, Singapore, 7-11 January 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24249Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A. and Lu, L. (2015) Large-eddy simulation of a three-dimensional hypersonic shock wave turbulent boundary layer interaction of a single fin. In:

*53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting: AIAA 2015 Sci-Tech Conference*, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 5-9 January 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24247Khali, E. H. and Yao, Y. (2015) Mixing flow characteristics for a transverse sonic jet injecting into a supersonic crossflow. In:

*53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting: AIAA 2015 Sci-Tech Conference*, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 5-9 January 2015. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24248Yao, J., Yao, Y. and Mirzaii, H. (2015) Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts. In: Sayigh, A., ed. (2015)

*Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I.*Springer, pp. 173-182. ISBN 9783319177762 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/26151Fang, J., Yao, Y., Li, Z. and Lu, L. (2014) Investigation of low-dissipation monotonicity-preserving scheme for direct numerical simulation of compressible turbulent flows.

*Computers & Fluids*, 104. pp. 55-72. ISSN 0045-7930 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/23433Yao, Y., Fang, J., Zheltovodov, A. A. and Lu, L. (2014) Direct numerical simulation of supersonic flows passing a backward step. In:

*UK Turbulence Consortium Workshop*, Imperial College, London, 22-23 September 2014. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/23951Yao, J., Yao, Y. and Mirzaii, H. (2014) Proton modified Pt zeolite fuel cell electrocatalysts. In:

*World Renewable Energy Congress WREC XIII*, London, UK, 3-8 August 2014. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24780Xie, L., Zheng, Y. and Yao, Y. (2014) Effects of micro blowing/suction flow control devices on a NACA0015 airfoil. In:

*The 8th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD8)*, Chengdu, China, July 14-18 2014. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24001Fang, J., Yao, Y., Zheltovodov, A. A. and Lu, L. (2014) Numerical simulations of two-dimensional and three-dimensional shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions. In:

*ICMAR 2014*, Novosibirsk, Russia, 30 June - 6 July 2014. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24250Fang, J., Yao, Y., Lu, L. and Zheltovodov, A. A. (2014) Direct numerical simulation of supersonic turbulent flow in an expansion-compression corner at mach=2.9. In:

*ICMAR 2014*, Novosibirsk, Russia, 30 June - 6 July 2014. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24251Horikiri, K., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2014) Modelling conjugate flow and heat transfer in a ventilated room for indoor thermal comfort assessment.

*Building and Environment*, 77. pp. 135-147. ISSN 0360-1323 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22934Castagna, J., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2014) Direct numerical simulation of a turbulent flow over an axisymmetric hill.

*Computers & Fluids*, 95. pp. 116-126. ISSN 0045-7930 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22780Khali, E. H. and Yao, Y. (2014) On the reliability of Reynolds-averaged Navier Stokes prediction of mean flow characteristics of a rectangular turbulent jet in crossflow.

*American Journal of Applied Sciences*, 11 (9). pp. 1645-1658. ISSN 1546-9239 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24245Effendy, M., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2013) Effect of mesh topologies on wall heat transfer and pressure loss prediction of a blade coolant passage.

*Applied Mechanics and Materials*, 315. pp. 216-220. ISSN 1662-7482 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21707Yao, Y. (2013) Scramjet flow and intake SBLI: Technical challenges and case study.

*Applied Mechanics and Materials*, 315. pp. 344-348. ISSN 1662-7482 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21708Yao, Y., Effendy, M. and Yao, J. (2013) Evaluation of wall heat transfer in blade trailing-edge cooling passage.

*Applied Mechanics and Materials*, 284. pp. 738-742. ISSN 1662-7482 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21706Kusztelan, A., Marchant, D., Yao, Y. and Wang, Y. (2013) Investigating the effects on the low speed response of a pressure charged IC engine through the application of a twin-entry turbine housing.

*Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 229*, 229. pp. 201-213. ISSN 1876-1100 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21709Castagna, J. and Yao, Y. (2012) Multi-block high order DNS code development for jet in turbulent cross-flow simulation.

*Journal of Algorithms and Computational Technology*, 6 (4). pp. 593-622. ISSN 1748-3018 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17553Salin, A., Yao, Y. and Zheltovodov, A. (2012) Flow topology and secondary separation modelling at crossing shock wave/turbulent boundary-layer interaction conditions.

*International Journal of Aerospace Innovations*, 4 (1-2). pp. 13-28. ISSN 1757-2258 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/18758Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2012) CFD Prediction and experimental measurement of blade water coverage in a diesel turbocharger.

*Modelling and Simulation in Engineering*, 2012. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1687-5591 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17566Yao, Y., Maidi, M. and Yao, J. (2012) Effect of jet inclination angle and hole exit shape on vortical flow structures in low-reynolds number jet in cross-flow.

*Modelling and Simulation in Engineering*, 2012. pp. 1-7. ISSN 1687-5591 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17565Salin, A., Yao, Y., Lo, S. H. and Zheltovodov, A. A. (2012) Flow topology of symmetric crossing shock wave boundary layer interactions. In: Kontis, K., ed. (2012)

*28th International Symposium on Shock Waves.*(2) UK: Springer, pp. 425-431. ISBN 978-3-642-25684-4 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22125Horikiri, K., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2012) Numerical study of unsteady airflow phenomena in a ventilated room.

*Computational Thermal Sciences*, 4 (4). pp. 317-333. ISSN 1940-2503 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17567Yao, Y., Zheng, Y. and Rincon, D. (2012) Shock induced separating flows in scramjet intakes.

*International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series*, 19 (73). ISSN 2010-1945 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17569Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P., Giraud, M. and Knowlen, C. (2011) Improved one-dimensional unsteady modeling of thermally choked ram accelerator in sub-detonative velocity regime. In:

*26th International Symposium on Ballistics*, Miami, USA., 12th - 16th September, 2011. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17688Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P., Giraud, M. and Knowlen, C. (2011) Improved one-dimensional unsteady modelling of thermally choked ram accelerator in sub-detonative velocity regime.

*Journal Of Applied Mechanics*, 78 (5). ISSN 0021-8936 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17681Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P. and Knowlen, C. (2011) Numerical study of gaseous reactive flow over a ram accelerator projectile in subdetonative velocity regime.

*European Physical Journal - Applied Physics*, 55 (1). 11102 -11113. ISSN 1286-0042 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17682Yao, J. and Yao, Y. (2011) Computational study of hole shape effect on film cooling performance.

*Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy*, 225 (4). pp. 505-519. ISSN 0957-6509 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17683Kusztelan, A., Yao, Y., Marchant, D. and Wang, Y. (2011) Increasing low speed engine response of a downsized CI engine equipped with a twin-entry turbocharger. In:

*Ricardo User Conference 2011*, Germany, 5th April, 2011. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17684Yao, Y. and Maidi, M. (2011) Direct numerical simulation of single and multiple square jets in cross-flow.

*Journal of Fluids Engineering*, 133 (3). 031201. ISSN 0098-2202 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17686Horikiri, K. and Yao, Y. (2011) Validation study of convective airflow in an empty room. In:

*2nd INEEE Conference: Energy, Environment, Devices, Systems, Communications, Computers (EEDSCC '11)*, Venice, Italy, 7th - 10th March, 2011 . Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17685Yao, Y., Salin, A. and Lo, S. (2011) Numerical analysis of wall properties in crossing-shock-wave/turbulent-boundary-layer interactions. In:

*49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition*, Orlando, U.S.A., 4th - 7th January, 2011. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17687Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P., Giraud, M. and Knowlen, C. (2011) Improved one-dimensional unsteady modelling of thermally choked ram accelerator in sub-detonative velocity regime.

*Journal of Applied Mechanics*, 78 (5). ISSN 0021-8936 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21687Yao, Y., Salin, A. and Lo, S. H. (2011) Numerical analysis of wall properties in crossing-shock-wave/turbulent-boundary-layer interactions.

*AIAA Journal*, 2011 (860). ISSN 0001-1452 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17689Horikiri, K., Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2011) Numerical simulation of convective airflow in an empty room.

*International Journal of Energy and Environment*, 5 (1). pp. 574-581. ISSN 1109-9577 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17568Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2011) The effect of hole shape on blade cooling effectiveness.

*International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulations*, 2 (4). pp. 242-248. ISSN 1755-9758 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17691Kusztelan, A., Yao, Y., Marchant, D. and Wang, Y. (2011) A review of novel turbocharger concepts for enhancements in energy efficiency.

*International Journal of Thermal & Environmental Engineering*, 2 (2). pp. 75-82. ISSN 1923-7308 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17690Kusztelan, A., Yao, Y., Marchant, D. and Wang, Y. (2010) A review of novel turbocharger concepts for enhancements in energy efficiency. In:

*International Conference on Energy, Water, and Environment*, Amman, Jordan, 12th - 15th December, 2010. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17692Castagna, J. and Yao, Y. (2010) Development of a multi-block high-order DNS code for turbulent flow simulations. In:

*9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics*, Sydney, Australia, July, 2010. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17697Castagna, J. and Yao, Y. (2010) Development of a multi-block high-order DNS code for turbulent flow simulations.

*IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering*, 10 (1). 012027. ISSN 1757-8981 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17693Yao, J., Sian, S., Yao, Y. and Davis, T. W. (2010) Numerical study of hole shape effect on blade cooling effectiveness.

*Modern Physics Letters B*, 24 (13). pp. 1295-1298. ISSN 0217-9849 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17694Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P. and Knowlen, C. (2010) Thrust prediction in thermally choked ram accelerator. In:

*AIAA 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting*, 5th January, 2010. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17695Yao, J., Sian, S., Khan, J. and Yao, Y. (2010) Effect of hole shape on blade cooling effectiveness. In:

*AIAA 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting*, 5th January, 2010. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17696Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P. and Knowlen, C. (2010) Equations of state for 1-D modelling of ram accelerator thrust in sub-detonative propulsion mode.

*Intentational Journal Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation*, 2 (3). pp. 154-161. ISSN 1755-9766 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17562Bengherbia, T., Yao, Y., Bauer, P. and Knowlen, C. (2010) Equations of state for 1-D modelling of ram accelerator thrust in thermally choked propulsion mode.

*International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulations*, 2 (3). pp. 154-161. ISSN 1755-9758 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17698Bengherbia, T., Bauer, P., Yao, Y. and Knowlen, C. (2010) One-dimensional performance modelling of the ram accelerator in sub-detonative regime.

*Journal of Aerospace Science, Technology and Systems*, 89 (1). pp. 3-13. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17573Yao, Y. and Yao, J. (2010) The effect of hole shape on blade cooling effectiveness.

*International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation*, 2 (4). pp. 242-248. ISSN 1755-9758 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17571Yao, Y. and Amos, I. (2010) The effect of variable gas property on axial turbine performance.

*International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation*, 2 (3). pp. 190-198. ISSN 1755-9758 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17572Yao, J., Yao, Y., Mason, P., Zhang, T., Heyes, F. J. G. and Roach, P. E. (2009) Simulation of gas water two-phase flow in diesel turbocharger. In:

*The 6th International Symposium on Multiphase Flow, Heat Mass Transfer and Energy Conversion*, Xi'an, China, 11th - 15th July, 2009. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17700Yao, J., Yao, Y., Mason, P. J. and Patel, M. K. (2009) Numerical simulation of heat transfer in rectangular microchannel.

*Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics*, 1 (2). pp. 231-241. ISSN 2070-0733 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17701Yao, J., Yao, Y., Mason, P., Zhang, T., Heyes, F. J. G. and Roach, P. E. (2009) CFD modelling of water injection for turbine blade cleaning.

*Modern Physics Letters B*, 23 (3). pp. 341-344. ISSN 0217-9849 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17702Yao, Y. (2009) Direct simulation of flow interactions in multiple jets in cross-flow.

*Modern Physics Letters B*, 23 (3). pp. 249-252. ISSN 0217-9849 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17703Yao, Y. (2009) Direct numerical simulation of multiple jets in cross-flow.

*Modern Physics Letters B*, 23 (3). pp. 249-252. ISSN 0217-9849 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17704Yao, J., Mouzoun, O., Yao, Y. and Mason, P. (2009) Unsteady RANS calculation of flow over Ahmed car model. In:

*IUTAM symposium on unsteady separated flows and their control*, Corfu, Greece, 18th - 22th June, 2007 ., pp. 471-476 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17705Maidi, M. and Yao, Y. (2008) Numerical visualization of vortex flow behavior in square jets in cross-flow.

*Journal of Visualization*, 11 (4). pp. 319-327. ISSN 1343-8875 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17706Shang, Z., Yao, Y. and Chen, S. (2008) Numerical investigation of system pressure effect on heat transfer of supercritical water flows in a horizontal round tube.

*Chemical Engineering Science*, 63 (16). pp. 4150-4158. ISSN 0009-2509 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17707Yao, J., Yao, Y., Mason, P. and Zhang, T. (2008) The CFD modelling of water injection flow in turbocharger. In:

*The Fifth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD5)*, Seoul, Korea, July, 2008. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17708Yao, J., Yao, Y., Mason, P. and Zhang, T. (2008) CFD modelling of water injection flow for turbine blades cleaning. In:

*2nd International Symposium on Physics of Fluids*, Nanjing, China, 9th - 12th June, 2008. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17709Shang, Z. and Yao, Y. (2008) CFD investigation of heat transfer in supercritical water-cooled flow through 3X3 fuel rod bundles. In:

*Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE16)*, Orlando, USA, May 11th – 15th, 2008. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17710Yao, J., Yao, Y., Manson, P. J., Zhang, T., Heyes, F. J. G. and Roach, P. E. (2007) Computational prediction of local distorted flow in turbocharger. In:

*New Trends in Fluid Mechanics Research: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Fluid Mechanics*, Shanghai, China, 15th-19th August, 2007., pp. 154-157 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17714Duddempudi, D., Yao, Y., Edmondson, D., Yao, J. and Curley, A. (2007) Computational study of flow over generic fan-wing airfoil.

*Aircraft Engineering & Aerospace Technology*, 79 (3). pp. 238-244. ISSN 1748-8842 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17711Yao, Y., Krishnan, L., Sandham, N. and Roberts, G. (2007) The effect of Mach number on unstable disturbances in shock/boundary-layer interactions.

*Physics of Fluids*, 19 (5). ISSN 1070-6631 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17712Yao, J., Yao, Y., Patel, M. K. and Mason, P. J. (2007) On Reynolds number and scaling effects in microchannel flows.

*The European Physical Journal - Applied Physics*, 37 (2). pp. 229-235. ISSN 1286-0042 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17713Duddempudi, D., Yao, Y., Edmondson, D., Yao, J. and Curley, A. (2007) Computational study of flow over generic fan-wing airfoil.

*Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology*, 79 (3). pp. 238-244. ISSN 0002-2667 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17574Yao, Y., Krishnan, L., Sandham, N. D. and Roberts, G. T. (2007) The effect of Mach number on unstable disturbances in shock/boundary-layer interactions.

*Physics of Fluids*, 19 (5). 054104. ISSN 1070-6631 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17575Yao, J., Patel, M. K., Yao, Y. and Mason, P. J. (2006) Numerical simulation of heat transfer in rectangular microchannel. In:

*European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics*, TU Delft, The Netherlands, September, 2006. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17715Yao, J., Yao, Y., Patel, M. K. and Mason, P. J. (2006) Numerical simulation of microchannel cooling and heat transfer. In:

*Annals of the Assembly for International Heat Transfer Conference 13*, Sydney, Australia, August, 2006. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17716Yao, Y., Petty, D., Barrington, P., Yao, J. and Mason, P. (2006) Direct numerical simulation of jets in cross-flow.

*International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics*, 20 (5). pp. 279-285. ISSN 1061-8562 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17717Yao, Y., Petty, D., Barrington, P., Yao, J. and Mason, P. (2006) Direct numerical simulation of jets in cross-flow. In:

*International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics Special Issue: Recent Advances in Simulations of CFD-based Problems*, June, 2006., pp. 279-285 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17718Krishnan, L., Yao, Y., Sandham, N. D. and Roberts, G. T. (2005) On the response of shock-induced seoaration bubble to small amplitude disturbances.

*Modern Physics Letters B*, 19 (28n29). pp. 1495-1498. ISSN 0217-9849 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17579Sandham, N. D., Yao, Y. and Lawal, A. A. (2003) Large-eddy simulation of transonic turbulent flow over a bump.

*International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow*, 24 (4). pp. 584-595. ISSN 0142-727X Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17720Thomas, T., Yao, Y. and Sandham, N. (2003) Structure and energetics of a turbulent trailing edge flow.

*Computers & Mathematics with Applications*, 46 (4). pp. 671-680. ISSN 0898-1221 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17581Yao, Y. and Sandham, N. (2002) Direct numerical simulation of turbulent trailing-edge flow with base flow control.

*AIAA Journal*, 40 (9). pp. 1708-1716. ISSN 0001-1452 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17722Yao, Y., Savill, A. M., Sandham, N. D. and Dawes, W. N. (2002) Simulation and modelling of turbulent trailing-edge flow.

*Flow, Turbulence and Combustion*, 68 (4). pp. 313-333. ISSN 1386-6184 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17723Yao, Y. and Sandham, N. (2002) Direct numerical simulation of turbulent trailing edge flow with base flow control.

*AIAA Journal*, 40 (9). pp. 1708-1716. ISSN 0001-1452 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17583Yao, Y., Savill, A. M., Sandham, N. D. and Dawes, W. N. (2002) Simulation and modelling of turbulent trailing-edge flow.

*Flow, Turbulence and Combustion*, 68 (4). pp. 313-333. ISSN 13866184 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17582Yao, Y., Thomas, T., Sandham, N. and Williams, J. (2001) Direct numerical simulation of turbulent flow over a rectangular trailing edge.

*Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics*, 14 (5). pp. 337-358. ISSN 0935-4964 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17724Yao, Y. (1996)

*High order resolution and parallel implementation on unstructured grids.*PhD, University of the West of England. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/17725