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Resume Updated: 11 Apr 2010
Xiaozhen Lu http://
Tel: 410-900-3453 Fax:
Randallstown, MD, 21133

To secure a position on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) or Heat Transfer.
Salary Requirements
Employment History
Research Scientist Jun. 2006-Dec.2009
Dynaflow Inc
Jessup, MD
• Developed numerical code to simulate acoustic wave propagation in bubbly medium and in complex geometry, and conducted Acoustic Signal Analysis • Developed compressible multiphase flow solver using SLIC interface capture scheme • Significantly improved CFD software 3DynaFS( also known as DFBEM to US Navy) with BEM method • Developed numerical tools to simulate Under Water Explosions with large number of explosions and Fluid-Structure Interactions • Improved the multi-block Navier-Stokes equation solver with over-set grid • Conducted stability analysis and modeling of encapsulated bubble in acoustic field • Conducted frequency domain analysis of Fluid-Structure Interaction • Supervised student’s internship work • Prepared technical reports and proposals for submissions to US government agencies
Research Assistant Sep. 1999-Jan. 2006
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
• Developed numerical code to simulate the bubble dynamics in sonoluminescence • Implemented a global optimization method, Simulated Annealing, to determine the optimal conditions for a sonoluminescing bubble while maintaining its stability • Simulated vertical axisymmetric slug flows using front-tracking method • Conducted linear stability analysis of Taylor bubbles by solving eigenvalue problems
The Johns Hopkins University
* Department of Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Jan. 2006
Dissertation title: Numerical simulation and axial stability analysis of vertical
slug flow
* Department of Mechanical Engineering, MSE, May 2002
University of Science and Technology of China
* Department of Thermo-physics Engineering, ME, May 1999 ( 1st in the class of 15)
Thesis title: Numerical simulation of fluid-particle two-phase turbulent flow
* Department of Thermo-physics Engineering, BE, May 1996 ( 1st in the class of 24)
Description Proficiency Experience
CFD analysis Advanced >5 Years
Free surface modeling Advanced 3-5 Years
C programming Advanced 3-5 Years
FORTRAN programming Advanced 3-5 Years
Turbulence model development Intermediate 2-3 Years
Additional Skill Info
• Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer • Numerical simulation of flows with free-surface or moving boundary and multiphase flow • Spectral methods, Boundary Element Method for CFD • Bubble dynamics and under water explosions, Fluid-Structure Interaction • Theoretical Analysis of Fluid Dynamics Problem • Acoustics and Cavitations • Laplace's equation, Poisson's equation, Helmholtz equation • Domain perturbation analysis and Linear stability analysis • Linear algebra and eigenvalue system for large sparse matrix • Artificial Intelligence • B-spline data fitting for Computer Aided Geometric Design • Simulated annealing for optimization
 Dr. Andrea Prosperetti
Advisor, Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218
 Dr. Shiyi Chen
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218

 Dr. Kathleen Stebe
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218

• Dr. Xiongjun Wu
Senior Research Scientist
Dynaflow, INC.
5612 Massachusetts Ave,
Bethesda, MD 20816
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