Shiyi Chen, PhD

Shiyi Chen, PhD

President at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China and a professor in the Department of Mechanics and aerospace Engineering

Shiyi Chen is the President at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China and a professor in the Department of Mechanics and aerospace Engineering.

He received B.S. degree in Mechanics from Zhejiang University, China in 1982 and M. S and Ph. D from Peking University in 1985 and 1987, respectively. He was an Oppenheimer Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory form December 1990 to Nov. 1992. He became a research staff member of LANL in Nov. 1992. He was a research staff member in Physics Department at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center from Sept. 1994 to July 1997. He was the Deputy Director of the Center for Nonlinear Studies at LANL from July 1997 to Jan. 2000. Chen was a professor/Chair Professor from 2000 to 2005 at JHU and served as the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at JHU. He was the founding dean of Engineering School at Peking University from 2005 to 2013 and served as Dean of Graduate School and Vice President of the University. Chen served as an Executive member of GEDC from 2012 to 2015. Chen is a member of Chinese National Academy of Sciences and Third World Academy of Sciences. Chen was a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Fellow of Institute of Physics and a Fellow of LANL.

Chen’s research interest is in fluid mechanics, including statistical theory and computation of fluid turbulence, multiscale modeling and simulations of micro- and nano-fluidics, mesoscopic physics and lattice Boltzmann methods, computational fluid dynamics and numerical analysis, molecular dynamics simulation, multiphase flows, granular flows and flow through porous media. Chen has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and been cited more than 16000 times in SCI.