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a bit about me:

Hi, I am Dr. Chunning Ji, born in 1978 in Hebei, China. I was awarded a Ph.D. degree in Computational Fluid Dynamics by Tianjin University in 2006.  In the same year, I was employed by Tianjin University as a lecturer and promoted to associate professor two years later. From 2009 to 2012, I worked as a post-doc researcher in Queen Mary, University of London. In 2015, I was promoted to a full professor. From 2015 to 2016, I worked in University of Michigan as a visiting professor.

I provided three lectures - Computational Fluid Dynamics and Advance Structure Dynamics to postgraduate students, and Structure Mechanics to undergraduate students. In 2009 I attended the National Teaching Competition for Young Academics and won the second prize. From 2009, I have supervised 18 postgraduate students and 14 of them were awarded their MSc degrees. 

I have broad research interests, e.g., computational fluid dynamics, fluid-structure interaction, multi-phase flow, sediment transport in an open channel, the vortex-induced vibration of marine risers, marine current energy harnessing, computational biofluids, etc. On these subjects, I have produced more than 30 peer-reviewed papers published in international journals and conference proceedings, such as Ocean Engineering, Physics of Fluids, Physical Review E, Journal of Computational Physics, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Science China, IAHR2013, ISRS2013, etc. The paper 'Numerical Simulation of Sediment Entrainment in Turbulent Channel Flow' presented to the UK Turbulence Consortium Annual Conference, Imperial College, Sep. 2011 was remarked as ‘pushing the boundaries of science’.

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