Yijun Liu, Ph.D.
Professor; Director of CAE Research Lab

Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0072, U.S.A.

Tel.:        1 (513) 556-4607

E-mail:    Yijun.Liu@uc.edu

Web:       www.YijunLiu.com

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Symposium of the International Association for Boundary Element Methods (IABEM 2018)

 June 26-28, 2018, Paris, France

 


Research Highlights: Fast Boundary Element Method (FastBEM) for Solving Large-Scale Engineering Problems

(Click on the images to see larger images or videos;   Go to FastBEM software to download the computer programs)

Modeling propagation of cracks in solids (click to see videos)

Modeling car exterior noise

Modeling wind turbine farm noise

 

Research Interests:

  • Computational mechanics, fracture mechanics, computational structural dynamics and acoustics

  • The boundary element method (see An Introduction to the BEM), especially the fast multipole and adaptive cross approximation BEM (FastBEM) for solving large-scale engineering problems

  • Large-scale, multi-scale and multi-physics modeling of composites, nanomaterials, and biomaterials

  • Large-scale modeling of acoustic and elastic wave propagation problems with the BEM

  • BEM software development (FastBEM software)

Teaching Interests:

  • Introductory courses in engineering mechanics (Statics, Dynamics and Vibration)

  • Solid Mechanics, Elasticity, Fracture Mechanics, Elastodynamics, Energy Methods in Mechanics

  • Finite Element Method, Boundary Element Method, Computational Acoustics

Education:

Academic Experience:

9/10-pres.     Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

5/12-pres.     Guest Chair Professor (1000 Talents Program of China, short term), Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China

2/12-5/12     Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

5/04-9/04     Visiting Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

9/03-4/04     Visiting Professor/JSPS Senior Researcher Fellow, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

9/00-8/10     Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

9/96-8/00     Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1/92-3/94     Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1/90-12/91   Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois

1/88-12/89   Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mechanics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

8/87-12/87   Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

9/84-7/87     Lecturer, School of Aerospace Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China

Industry Experience:

3/95-7/96     CAE Analyst, CAE Department, Advanced Vehicle Technology, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan

1/95-3/95     Structural Analysis Engineer, Weidlinger Associates, Inc., New York City

3/94-5/94     Engineering Software Specialist, MSC/PDA Engineering, Costa Mesa, California

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Fellow of ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers), 2015

  • Member of IACM (International Association for Computational Mechanics), since 1991

  • Member of USACM (U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics), since 1991

  • Member of IABEM (International Association for Boundary Element Methods), since 1992

  • Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 1998-2003

Professional Services:

  • Member of the Executive Council of IABEM, since 2011

  • Member of the Editorial Board for Journal of Integral Equations and Applications, since 2015

  • Member of the Editorial Board for Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, since 2009

  • Member of the Editorial Board for Electronic Journal of Boundary Elements, since 2003

  • Panel reviews of proposals for the US National Science Foundation, 2008, 2010

  • Reviewer for more than 20 technical journals, since 1994

  • Member of the Executive Local Organizing Committee, The Tenth US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, Ohio, July 13-19, 2009

  • Co-organizer, NSF Workshop on the BEM: Bridging Education and Industrial Applications, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 23-26, 2012

  • Co-organizer, NSF Workshop on the Emerging Applications and Future Directions of the BEM, Akron, Ohio, September 1-3, 2010

Honors and Awards:

  • Distinguished Engineering Researcher Award, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Cincinnati, 2013

  • China 1000 Talents Award, 2011

  • Du Qinghua Medal for Computational Methods in Engineering, China, 2012

  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Fellowship for Senior Researchers, 2004

  • Chunhui Fellowship of the Ministry of Education of China, 2004

  • Research Award for Young Faculty, College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2002

 

 

 

 

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench book cover

 

  1996-2017 Yijun Liu, University of Cincinnati

Last updated: October 16, 2017.