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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 33 Citations 6,173 202 World Ranking 871 National Ranking 69

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Awards & Achievements

2020 - Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)

2018 - Fellow of the Combustion Institute for excellent fundamental research in turbulent combustion and multiscale multi-physics reactive phenomena

2010 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics

Kai H. Luo focuses on Mechanics, Lattice Boltzmann methods, Reynolds number, Statistical physics and Pseudopotential. As a part of the same scientific family, Kai H. Luo mostly works in the field of Mechanics, focusing on Classical mechanics and, on occasion, Surface tension. The Lattice Boltzmann methods study combines topics in areas such as Multiphase flow, Thermal, Work, Mesoscopic physics and Lattice.

His studies examine the connections between Work and genetics, as well as such issues in Numerical stability, with regards to Equation of state. He studied Statistical physics and Distribution function that intersect with Interfacial Force, Flow velocity, Compressibility, Vector field and Conservative force. Kai H. Luo applies his multidisciplinary studies on Pseudopotential and Forcing in his research.

His most cited work include:

  • Lattice Boltzmann methods for multiphase flow and phase-change heat transfer (376 citations)
  • The pyrolytic degradation of wood-derived lignin from pulping process (252 citations)
  • Compressible mixing layer growth rate and turbulence characteristics (247 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Kai H. Luo mainly focuses on Mechanics, Lattice Boltzmann methods, Turbulence, Direct numerical simulation and Combustion. His studies in Large eddy simulation, Jet, Reynolds number, Vortex and Compressibility are all subfields of Mechanics research. His Lattice Boltzmann methods research integrates issues from Thermal, Statistical physics, Pseudopotential and Lattice.

His Turbulence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Diffusion flame, Laminar flow and Buoyancy. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mixing and Classical mechanics. His research integrates issues of Ignition system and Diesel fuel in his study of Combustion.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (53.04%)
  • Lattice Boltzmann methods (30.94%)
  • Turbulence (17.68%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Mechanics (53.04%)
  • Lattice Boltzmann methods (30.94%)
  • Molecular dynamics (12.15%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Mechanics, Lattice Boltzmann methods, Molecular dynamics, Chemical engineering and Combustion. His study looks at the relationship between Mechanics and fields such as Non-equilibrium thermodynamics, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. Kai H. Luo has researched Lattice Boltzmann methods in several fields, including Wetting, Cylinder, Surface tension, Porous medium and Pseudopotential.

His work on ReaxFF as part of general Molecular dynamics study is frequently linked to Mechanotransduction and Biophysics, bridging the gap between disciplines. His work in the fields of Chemical engineering, such as Nanoparticle, intersects with other areas such as Kerogen. As a member of one scientific family, Kai H. Luo mostly works in the field of Combustion, focusing on Ignition system and, on occasion, Mixing, Diffusion flame and Turbulence.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Modeling realistic multiphase flows using a non-orthogonal multiple-relaxation-time lattice Boltzmann method (19 citations)
  • Modeling realistic multiphase flows using a non-orthogonal multiple-relaxation-time lattice Boltzmann method (19 citations)
  • Discrete Boltzmann modeling of unsteady reactive flows with nonequilibrium effects. (18 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Oxygen

His scientific interests lie mostly in Lattice Boltzmann methods, Mechanics, Chemical engineering, Molecular dynamics and ReaxFF. His studies deal with areas such as Orthogonal basis, Galilean invariance, Mathematical analysis, Contact angle and Pseudopotential as well as Lattice Boltzmann methods. His research investigates the link between Pseudopotential and topics such as Computational physics that cross with problems in Work.

His work on Prandtl number as part of general Mechanics study is frequently connected to Detonation, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His Chemical engineering research incorporates elements of Moisture, Adsorption and Methane. His Molecular dynamics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Binary system and Supercritical fluid, Evaporation, Ambient pressure, Thermodynamics.

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Best Publications

Lattice Boltzmann methods for multiphase flow and phase-change heat transfer

Qing Li;Qing Li;K. H. Luo;Q. J. Kang;Y. L. He.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2016)

466 Citations

The pyrolytic degradation of wood-derived lignin from pulping process

D.K. Shen;S. Gu;K.H. Luo;S.R. Wang.
Bioresource Technology (2010)

368 Citations

Compressible mixing layer growth rate and turbulence characteristics

A.W. Vreman;N.D. Sandham;K.H. Luo.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1996)

351 Citations

Kinetic study on thermal decomposition of woods in oxidative environment

D.K. Shen;S. Gu;K.H. Luo;A.V. Bridgwater.
Fuel (2009)

307 Citations

Lattice Boltzmann modeling of multiphase flows at large density ratio with an improved pseudopotential model.

Q. Li;K. H. Luo;K. H. Luo;X. J. Li.
Physical Review E (2013)

250 Citations

Unsteady heat transfer analysis of an impinging jet

Yongmann M. Chung;Kai H. Luo.
Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme (2002)

212 Citations

Lattice Boltzmann modeling of boiling heat transfer: The boiling curve and the effects of wettability

Q. Li;Q. Li;Q.J. Kang;M.M. Francois;Y.L. He.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2015)

183 Citations

Forcing scheme in pseudopotential lattice Boltzmann model for multiphase flows

Q. Li;K. H. Luo;K. H. Luo;X. J. Li.
Physical Review E (2012)

179 Citations

Numerical study of momentum and heat transfer in unsteady impinging jets

Y.M. Chung;K.H. Luo;N.D. Sandham.
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (2002)

133 Citations

Recent trends and developments in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell modelling

Akeel A. Shah;K. H. Luo;T. R. Ralph;F. C. Walsh.
Electrochimica Acta (2011)

120 Citations

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