Associate Professor Fangbao Tian
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Fangbao Tian

PhD.,  Fluid Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2011
B.S.,  Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2006

UNSW Canberra
School of Eng & Tech

Academic Appointments:

Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Technology (previously SEIT), UNSW, Canberra (January 2022 - )
Deputy Head of School-Research(DHOS-R), School of Engineering and Technology, UNSW, Canberra (July 2023 - )
Senior Lecturer, ARC DECRA (2016), School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (July 2017 - December 2021)
Lecturer, School of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (September 2014 - June 2017)
Research AssociateSchool of Engineering and Information Technology, UNSW, Canberra (August 2013 - September 2014)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, USA (September 2011 - August 2013)

 

Education:

PhD, Engineering Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2011
BSc, Theoretical and Applied MechanicsUniversity of Science and Technology of China, 2006

Research Interests:

CFD tools for complex flows and fluid-structure interaction
Modelling of laryngeal aerodynamics and vocal-fold vibration
Fluid-structure interaction of a plate or multiple plates in a viscous fluid
Fish swimming and insect flight
Blood flow and blood cells
Non-Newtonian flow

Awards and Honors:

UNSW Canberra Goldstar Award 2022
IEEE Outstanding SMCS Chapter Award, IEEE SMC Society 2021
Outstanding Volunteer Award, IEEE ACT Section 2021
UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2018
UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2017
Journal of Fluids and Structures Highly Cited Research, January 2017
ARC DECRA 2016
Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters 2012 Best Paper Award
The 2013 AQL Best Paper Award
International Travel Grant to the 2010 APS/DFD

Professional Services:

Associate Editor, Journal of Fluids and Structures (2022-), Scientific Reports (2022-), Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (2019-), and Plos One (2019-).
Member on Editorial Board, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science (ERA A journal) (2016-2019)
Lead Guest Editor, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - The LBM and its Applications in Complex Flows and FSI (2016-2018)
Lead Guest Editor, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - Bio-inspired Flapping Foils and Their Applications (2016-2018)
Lead Guest Editor, Comput Math Meth Med - Computational Methods and Models in Circulatory and Reproductive Systems (2016)
Assessor, Chilean National Science and Technology Commission, Australian Research Council
Session Chair, ICCFD 8 (2014), 3rd FSSIC (2015)
Program Committee Member, ParCFD 2013, iCBEB 2014, iWB 2014, CCM2014 & 2015
Reviewer, Microfluidics & Nanofluidics, J Biomech, JFS, JSV, JASA and other international journals (more than 20)

Teaching:

Co-Lecturer, Fundamental of Flight, Undergraduate, S2 2022
Lecturer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Undergraduate, S1 2016-2022
Co-Lecturer, Hydraulic Engineering, Undergraduate, S2 2015
Lecturer, Fluid Mechanics, Undergraduate, S2 2015.

Potential PhD topics:

  1. Fluid-structure interaction involving structure damage
  2. Fluid-structure-acoustics interaction
  3. Fluid-structure interaction of surgically changed arteries
  4. Turbulent boundary layer with flexible structures
  5. IB-LES/RANS-LBM for fluid-structure interactions in heat transfer and bushfire
  6. Flow instabilities over flapping foils
  7. Flow instabilities in arteries
  8. Flow control and optimization over fapping foils
  9. Fluid-structure interaction in supersonic and hypersonic flows
  10. Unsteady vortex dynamics and fluid-structure interaction of flapping flags
  11. Fluid-structure interaction and acoustics during phonation
  12. LBM modelling of fluid-structure interaction involving visco-elastic flows
  13. AI assisted fluid dynamics
  14. Fluid dynamics of Sports (e.g. cycling, swimming, archery, sailing and rowing)
  15. Fluid-structure interaction and multicomponent mass transfer
  16. Fluid-structure interaction and acoustics in rarefied gas flows
  17. Quantum computing in computational fluid dynamics

Please feel free to contact A/Prof Tian (email: fangbao.tian@unsw.edu.au) if you are interested in any topic or have any question about the PhD program and his research.

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved H1 /High Distinction in their UG program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. If you are interested, contact me at fangbao.tian@unsw.edu.au.

Phone
+61 2 5114 5212
Location
Building 17 Room 216
  • Book Chapters | 2014
    Zu W-H; Zhang J-H; Chen D-D; Xu Y-Q; Wei Q; Tian F-B, 2014, 'Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Method for Biological and Biomedical Flows', in Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 383 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-53962-6_34
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Bhat SS; Mazharmanesh S; Medina A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS; Ravi S, 2023, 'Pitch perturbation effects on a revolving wing at low Reynolds number', Physical Review Fluids, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.8.104701
    Journal articles | 2023
    Huang Q; Bhat SS; Yeo EC; Young J; Lai JCS; Tian FB; Ravi S, 2023, 'Power synchronisations determine the hovering flight efficiency of passively pitching flapping wings', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2023.821
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ji X; Wang L; Ravi S; Young J; Lai JCS; Tian FB, 2023, 'Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performance of a pitching foil with trailing edge serrations at a high Reynolds number', Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00162-023-00677-8
    Journal articles | 2023
    Liu B; Yildirim T; Lü T; Blundo E; Wang L; Jiang L; Zou H; Zhang L; Zhao H; Yin Z; Tian F; Polimeni A; Lu Y, 2023, 'Variant Plateau’s law in atomically thin transition metal dichalcogenide dome networks', Nature Communications, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-36565-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ma J; Huang Q; Zhu Y; Xu YQ; Tian FB, 2023, 'Effects of fluid rheology on dynamics of a capsule through a microchannel constriction', Physics of Fluids, 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0165614
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mazharmanesh S; Tian FB; Lei C, 2023, 'Enhancing heat transfer using flow-induced oscillations of a flexible baffle attached to a vertical heated flat surface', International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2023.108604
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian FB; Ravi S; Lai JCS, 2023, 'Coupling performance of two tandem and side-by-side inverted piezoelectric flags in an oscillating flow', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2023.103874
    Journal articles | 2023
    Tian FB, 2023, 'The lattice Boltzmann method and its applications in engineering flows', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 237, pp. 2431 - 2432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09544062231170105
    Journal articles | 2023
    Wang Z; Lu R; Wang W; Tian FB; Feng JJ; Sui Y, 2023, 'A computational model for the transit of a cancer cell through a constricted microchannel', Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 22, pp. 1129 - 1143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-023-01705-6
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zhu Y; Pang JH; Gao T; Tian FB, 2023, 'Learning to school in dense configurations with multi-agent deep reinforcement learning', Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/ac9fb5
    Journal articles | 2022
    Huang Q; Liu Z; Wang L; Ravi S; Young J; Lai JCS; Tian FB, 2022, 'Streamline penetration, velocity error, and consequences of the feedback immersed boundary method', Physics of Fluids, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0101584
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ji X; Wang L; Ravi S; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2022, 'Influences of serrated trailing edge on the aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performance of a flapping wing during hovering flight', Physics of Fluids, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0070450
    Journal articles | 2022
    Li A; Luo YX; Liu Y; Xu YQ; Tian FB; Wang Y, 2022, 'Hydrodynamic behaviors of self-propelled sperms in confined spaces', Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 16, pp. 141 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19942060.2021.2008500
    Journal articles | 2022
    Liu Z; Tian FB; Feng X, 2022, 'An efficient geometry-adaptive mesh refinement framework and its application in the immersed boundary lattice Boltzmann method', Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2022.114662
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian FB; Ravi S; Lai JCS, 2022, 'Energy harvesting of inverted piezoelectric flags in an oscillating flow', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2022.103762
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang H; Tian FB; Liu XD, 2022, 'Lattice Boltzmann model for interface capturing of multiphase flows based on Allen-Cahn equation', Chinese Physics B, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1674-1056/ac11d8
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang L; Dong D; Tian FB, 2022, 'Fast prediction of blood flow in stenosed arteries using machine learning and immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method', Frontiers in Physiology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.953702
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang L; Tian FB; Liu H, 2022, 'Numerical study of three-dimensional flapping wings hovering in ultra-low-density atmosphere', Physics of Fluids, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0085021
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2022, 'Sound generated by the flow around an airfoil with an attached flap: From passive fluid–structure interaction to active control', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2022.103571
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang Y; Majumder R; Tian FB; Gao X, 2022, 'Editorial: Modeling of cardiovascular systems', Frontiers in Physiology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.1094146
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yi J; Tian FB; Simmons A; Barber T, 2022, 'Impact of Modelling Surface Roughness in an Arterial Stenosis', Fluids, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids7050179
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zhu Y; Pang JH; Tian FB, 2022, 'Point-to-Point Navigation of a Fish-Like Swimmer in a Vortical Flow With Deep Reinforcement Learning', Frontiers in Physics, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphy.2022.870273
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zhu Y; Pang JH; Tian FB, 2022, 'Stable Schooling Formations Emerge from the Combined Effect of the Active Control and Passive Self-Organization', Fluids, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids7010041
    Journal articles | 2021
    A Widdup N; Wang L; Tian FB, 2021, 'Numerical study of the sound generated by two tandem arranged wings in forward flight', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 235, pp. 265 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406220924460
    Journal articles | 2021
    HAN J; HUI Z; TIAN F; CHEN G, 2021, 'Review on bio-inspired flight systems and bionic aerodynamics', Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 34, pp. 170 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cja.2020.03.036
    Journal articles | 2021
    Huang Q; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2021, 'Transition to chaos in a two-sided collapsible channel flow', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2021.710
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ma J; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2021, 'Dynamic behaviours of a filament in a viscoelastic uniform flow', Fluids, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fluids6020090
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mazharmanesh S; Stallard J; Medina A; Fisher A; Ando N; Tian FB; Young J; Ravi S, 2021, 'Effects of uniform vertical inflow perturbations on the performance of flapping wings', Royal Society Open Science, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.210471
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mazharmanesh S; Stallard J; Medina A; Fisher A; Ando N; Tian FB; Young J; Ravi S, 2021, 'Performance of passively pitching flapping wings in the presence of vertical inflows', Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/ac0c60
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tian FB; Wang L, 2021, 'Numerical modeling of sperm swimming', Fluids, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/FLUIDS6020073
    Journal articles | 2021
    Xu L; Tian FB; Lai JCS; Young J, 2021, 'Optimal Efficiency and Heaving Velocity in Flapping Foil Propulsion', AIAA Journal, 59, pp. 2143 - 2155, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J059866
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yi J; Tian FB; Simmons A; Barber T, 2021, 'A computational analysis of the influence of a pressure wire in evaluating coronary stenosis', Fluids, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/FLUIDS6040165
    Journal articles | 2021
    Young J; Tian FB; Liu Z; Lai JCS; Nadim N; Lucey AD, 2021, 'Analysis of unsteady flow effects on the Betz limit for flapping foil power generation', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 902, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.612
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhu Y; Tian FB; Young J; Liao JC; Lai JCS, 2021, 'A numerical study of fish adaption behaviors in complex environments with a deep reinforcement learning and immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann method', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-81124-8
    Journal articles | 2020
    Liu QY; Tang XY; Chen DD; Xu YQ; Tian FB, 2020, 'Hydrodynamic study of sperm swimming near a wall based on the immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method', Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 14, pp. 853 - 870, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19942060.2020.1779134
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ma J; Wang Z; Young J; Lai JCS; Sui Y; Tian FB, 2020, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for fluid-structure interaction problems involving viscoelastic fluids and complex geometries', Journal of Computational Physics, 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2020.109487
    Journal articles | 2020
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian FB; Lai JCS, 2020, 'Energy harvesting of two inverted piezoelectric flags in tandem, side-by-side and staggered arrangements', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2020.108589
    Journal articles | 2020
    Tian FB, 2020, 'Hydrodynamic effects of mucus on swimming performance of an undulatory foil by using the DSD/SST method', Computational Mechanics, 65, pp. 751 - 761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-019-01792-2
    Journal articles | 2020
    Tian FB, 2020, 'Numerical simulations of biological flows and their engineering applications', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 235, pp. 205 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406220969095
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wang L; Tian FB; Lai JCS, 2020, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid–structure–acoustics interactions involving large deformations and complex geometries', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2020.102993
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2020, 'Numerical study of sound generation by three-dimensional flexible flapping wings during hovering flight', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2020.103165
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yu X; Regenauer-Lieb K; Tian FB, 2020, 'Effects of surface roughness and derivation of scaling laws on gas transport in coal using a fractal-based lattice Boltzmann method', Fuel, 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.116229
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yu X; Xu L; Regenauer-Lieb K; Jing Y; Tian FB, 2020, 'Modeling the effects of gas slippage, cleat network topology and scale dependence of gas transport in coal seam gas reservoirs', Fuel, 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.116715
    Journal articles | 2019
    Huang WX; Tian FB, 2019, 'Recent trends and progress in the immersed boundary method', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 233, pp. 7617 - 7636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406219842606
    Journal articles | 2019
    Liu Z; Bhattacharjee KS; Tian FB; Young J; Ray T; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Kinematic optimization of a flapping foil power generator using a multi-fidelity evolutionary algorithm', Renewable Energy, 132, pp. 543 - 557, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.08.015
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ma J; Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2019, 'Dynamic characteristics of a deformable capsule in a simple shear flow', Physical Review E, 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.023101
    Journal articles | 2019
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2019, 'Numerical simulation of flow over a parallel cantilevered flag in the vicinity of a rigid wall', Physical Review E, 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.99.053111
    Journal articles | 2019
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2019, 'Numerical study of flexible flapping wings with an immersed boundary method: Fluid–structure–acoustics interaction', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 90, pp. 396 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.07.003
    Journal articles | 2019
    Yu X; Regenauer-Lieb K; Tian F, 2019, 'Investigation of effects of surface roughness on coal seam gas transport using a fractal-based lattice Boltzmann method', Exploration Geophysics, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22020586.2019.12073014
    Journal articles | 2019
    Yu X; Regenauer-Lieb K; Tian FB, 2019, 'A hybrid immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann/finite difference method for coupled dynamics of fluid flow, advection, diffusion and adsorption in fractured and porous media', Computers and Geosciences, 128, pp. 70 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2019.04.005
    Journal articles | 2018
    Li W; Wang W; Yan Y; Tian F, 2018, 'Effects of pitching motion profile on energy harvesting performance of a semi-active flapping foil using immersed boundary method', Ocean Engineering, 163, pp. 94 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.05.055
    Journal articles | 2018
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of flexibility on the hovering performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 81, pp. 69 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.04.019
    Journal articles | 2018
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Effects of hawkmoth-like flexibility on the aerodynamic performance of flapping wings with different shapes and aspect ratios', Physics of Fluids, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5044635
    Journal articles | 2018
    Tian F; Tobing S; Young J; Lai J; Walker SM; Taylor GK; Thomas ALR, 2018, 'Aerodynamic characteristics of hoverflies during hovering flight', Computers and Fluids, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.10.008
    Journal articles | 2018
    Tian FB; Wang Y; Liu H; Zhang Y, 2018, 'The lattice Boltzmann method and its applications in complex flows and fluid–structure interactions', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 232, pp. 403 - 404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406218754913
    Journal articles | 2018
    Wang L; Tian FANG-BAO, 2018, '浸入边界法及其在可压缩流动中的进展和应用(科大校庆专刊) Recent progress of immersed boundary method and its applications in compressible fluid flow (Special Issue, USTC 60th anniversary)', SCIENTIA SINICA Physica, Mechanica & Astronomica, 48, pp. 094703 - 094703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1360/SSPMA2018-00191
    Journal articles | 2018
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2018, 'Heat transfer in non-Newtonian flows by a hybrid immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann and finite difference method', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app8040559
    Journal articles | 2018
    Wu J; Zhang M; Tian F, 2018, 'NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL ELECTRO-CONVECTION OF DIELECTRIC LIQUIDS IN A CUBICAL CAVITY', Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, http://dx.doi.org/10.6052/0459-1879-18-301
    Journal articles | 2018
    Xu L; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2018, 'A novel geometry-adaptive Cartesian grid based immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann method for fluid–structure interactions at moderate and high Reynolds numbers', Journal of Computational Physics, 375, pp. 22 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.08.024
    Journal articles | 2018
    Xu YQ; Jiang YQ; Wu J; Sui Y; Tian FB, 2018, 'Benchmark numerical solutions for two-dimensional fluid–structure interaction involving large displacements with the deforming-spatial-domain/stabilized space–time and immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann methods', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 232, pp. 2500 - 2514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406217723942
    Journal articles | 2018
    Xu YQ; Wang MY; Liu QY; Tang XY; Tian F, 2018, 'External Force-Induced Focus Pattern of a Flexible Filament in a Viscous Fluid', Applied Mathematical Modelling, 53, pp. 369 - 383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2017.09.001
    Journal articles | 2018
    Young J; Tian FB, 2018, 'Bio-inspired flapping foils and their applications', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 232, pp. 2493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406218785272
    Journal articles | 2017
    Gao D; Tian FB; Chen Z; Zhang D, 2017, 'An improved lattice Boltzmann method for solid-liquid phase change in porous media under local thermal non-equilibrium conditions', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 110, pp. 58 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.03.014
    Journal articles | 2017
    Liu Z; Lai JCS; John Y; Tian FB, 2017, 'Discrete vortex method with flow separation corrections for flapping-foil power generators', AIAA Journal, 55, pp. 410 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J055267
    Journal articles | 2017
    Liu Z; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2017, 'Flapping foil power generator performance enhanced with a spring-connected tail', Physics of Fluids, 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4998202
    Journal articles | 2017
    Wang L; Currao GMD; Han F; Neely AJ; Young J; Tian FB, 2017, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid–structure interaction with compressible multiphase flows', Journal of Computational Physics, 346, pp. 131 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.06.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Wang W; Yan Y; Tian F, 2017, 'Fluid-structure coupling for a non-sinusoidal forced oscillating hydrofoil based on an immersed boundary method', Ocean Engineering, 147, pp. 606 - 620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.10.013
    Journal articles | 2017
    Wang WQ; Yan Y; Tian FB, 2017, 'A simple and efficient implicit direct forcing immersed boundary model for simulations of complex flow', Applied Mathematical Modelling, 43, pp. 287 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2016.10.057
    Journal articles | 2016
    Jiang YQ; Guo RY; Tian FB; Zhou SG, 2016, 'Macroscopic modeling of pedestrian flow based on a second-order predictive dynamic model', Applied Mathematical Modelling, 40, pp. 9806 - 9820, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2016.06.041
    Journal articles | 2016
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Effects of wing shape, aspect ratio and deviation angle on aerodynamic performance of flapping wings in hover', Physics of Fluids, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4964928
    Journal articles | 2016
    Stewart WJ; Tian FB; Akanyeti O; Walker CJ; Liao JC, 2016, 'Refuging rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders', Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, pp. 2182 - 2191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.140475
    Journal articles | 2016
    Tian FB; Sui Y; Zhu L; Shu C; Sung HJ, 2016, 'Computational Methods and Models in Circulatory and Reproductive Systems', Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9028409
    Journal articles | 2016
    Tian FB; Wang W; Wu J; Sui Y, 2016, 'Swimming performance and vorticity structures of a mother-calf pair of fish', Computers and Fluids, 124, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2015.10.006
    Journal articles | 2016
    Tian FB, 2016, 'Deformation of a Capsule in a Power-Law Shear Flow', Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7981386
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wei Q; Xu YQ; Tang XY; Tian FB, 2016, 'An IB-LBM study of continuous cell sorting in deterministic lateral displacement arrays', Acta Mechanica Sinica/Lixue Xuebao, 32, pp. 1023 - 1030, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10409-016-0566-2
    Journal articles | 2015
    Jiang Y; Zhou S; Tian FB, 2015, 'Macroscopic pedestrian flow model with degrading spatial information', Journal of Computational Science, 10, pp. 36 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocs.2015.06.006
    Journal articles | 2015
    Jiang YQ; Zhou SG; Tian FB, 2015, 'A higher-order macroscopic model for bi-direction pedestrian flow', Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 425, pp. 69 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2014.11.048
    Journal articles | 2015
    Tian FB; Wang Y; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'An FSI solution technique based on the DSD/SST method and its applications', Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, 25, pp. 2257 - 2285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218202515400084
    Journal articles | 2015
    Tian FB, 2015, 'A numerical study of linear and nonlinear kinematic models in fish swimming with the DSD/SST method', Computational Mechanics, 55, pp. 469 - 477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-014-1116-z
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wu J; Shu C; Zhao N; Tian FB, 2015, 'Numerical study on the power extraction performance of a flapping foil with a flexible tail', Physics of Fluids, 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905537
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wu J; TRAORE P; Tian F; Perez A; Louste C; Dascalescu L, 2015, 'Numerical investigation of electrohydrodynamic plumes for locally enhanced cooling in dielectric liquids', Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on, 51, pp. 669 - 678, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2014.2328775
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wu J; Wu J; Tian FB; Zhao N; Li YD, 2015, 'How a flexible tail improves the power extraction efficiency of a semi-activated flapping foil system: A numerical study', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 54, pp. 886 - 899, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2015.02.006
    Journal articles | 2014
    Ma J; Xu Y; Tian F; Tang X, 2014, 'IB-LBM study on cell sorting by pinched flow fractionation', Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 24, pp. 2547 - 2554, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BME-141069
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tian FB; Bharti RP; Xu YQ, 2014, 'Deforming-Spatial-Domain/Stabilized Space-Time (DSD/SST) method in computation of non-Newtonian fluid flow and heat transfer with moving boundaries', Computational Mechanics, 53, pp. 257 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-013-0905-0
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tian FB; Dai H; Luo H; Doyle JF; Rousseau B, 2014, 'Fluid-structure interaction involving large deformations: 3D simulations and applications to biological systems', Journal of Computational Physics, 258, pp. 451 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2013.10.047
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Improving power-extraction efficiency of a flapping plate: From passive deformation to active control', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 51, pp. 384 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2014.07.013
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tian FB, 2014, 'FSI modeling with the DSD/SST method for the fluid and finite difference method for the structure', Computational Mechanics, 54, pp. 581 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-014-1007-3
    Journal articles | 2014
    Tian FB, 2014, 'FSI modeling with the DSD/SST method for the fluid and finite difference method for the structure', Computational Mechanics, 54, pp. 581 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-014-1007-3
    Journal articles | 2014
    Wu J; Traoré P; Louste C; Dascalescu L; Tian FB; Pérez AT, 2014, 'Effect of the mobility parameter on the oscillatory electroconvection of dielectric liquids subject to strong unipolar charge injection', IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 50, pp. 2306 - 2313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2014.2301872
    Journal articles | 2014
    Yuan-Qing X; Xiao-Ying T; Fang-Bao T; Yu-Hua P; Yong X; Yan-Jun Z, 2014, 'IB-LBM simulation of the haemocyte dynamics in a stenotic capillary', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 17, pp. 978 - 985, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.729581
    Journal articles | 2013
    Chang S; Tian FB; Luo H; Doyle JF; Rousseau B, 2013, 'The role of finite displacements in vocal fold modeling', Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4025330
    Journal articles | 2013
    Deng HB; Xu YQ; Chen DD; Dai H; Wu J; Tian FB, 2013, 'On numerical modeling of animal swimming and flight', Computational Mechanics, 52, pp. 1221 - 1242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00466-013-0875-2
    Journal articles | 2013
    Tian FB; Luo H; Song J; Lu XY, 2013, 'Force production and asymmetric deformation of a flexible flapping wing in forward flight', Journal of Fluids and Structures, 36, pp. 149 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2012.07.006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Tian FB; Xu YQ; Tang XY; Deng YL, 2013, 'Study on a self-propelled fish swimming in viscous fluid by a finite element method', Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519413400125
    Journal articles | 2013
    Tian FB; Zhu L; Fok PW; Lu XY, 2013, 'Simulation of a pulsatile non-Newtonian flow past a stenosed 2D artery with atherosclerosis', Computers in Biology and Medicine, 43, pp. 1098 - 1113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2013.05.023
    Journal articles | 2013
    Tian FB, 2013, 'Role of mass on the stability of flag/flags in uniform flow', Applied Physics Letters, 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4813006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Wei Q; Xu YQ; Tian FB; Gao TX; Tang XY; Zu WH, 2013, 'IB-LBM simulation on blood cell sorting with a micro-fence structure', , http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BME-130833
    Journal articles | 2013
    Xu YQ; Tian FB; Deng YL, 2013, 'An efficient red blood cell model in the frame of ib-lbm and its application', International Journal of Biomathematics, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1793524512500611
    Journal articles | 2013
    Xu YQ; Tian FB; Tang XY; Peng YH, 2013, 'A mathematical model for micro-and nano-swimmers', Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519413400137
    Journal articles | 2012
    Tian F; Lu X; Luo H, 2012, 'Onset of instability of a flag in uniform flow', Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 2, pp. 022005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/2.1202205
    Journal articles | 2012
    Tian FB; Lu XY; Luo H, 2012, 'Propulsive performance of a body with a traveling-wave surface', Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.86.016304
    Journal articles | 2012
    Xu Y; Tian F; Li H; Deng Y, 2012, 'Red blood cell partitioning and blood flux redistribution in microvascular bifurcation', Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 2, pp. 024001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/2.1202401
    Journal articles | 2012
    Zhu W; Tian F; Ran P, 2012, 'Analytical solutions of non-Fourier Pennes and Chen-Holmes equations', International Journal of Biomathematics, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1793524511001647
    Journal articles | 2011
    Tian FB; Luo H; Zhu L; Liao JC; Lu XY, 2011, 'An efficient immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for the hydrodynamic interaction of elastic filaments', Journal of Computational Physics, 230, pp. 7266 - 7283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2011.05.028
    Journal articles | 2011
    Tian FB; Luo H; Zhu L; Lu XY, 2011, 'Coupling modes of three filaments in side-by-side arrangement', Physics of Fluids, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3659892
    Journal articles | 2010
    Li Y; Men H; Thomson G; Tian F, 2010, 'The development and stability analysis of a nonlinear growth model for microorganisms', International Journal of Biomathematics, 3, pp. 417 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S1793524510001069
    Journal articles | 2010
    Men H; Li Y; Tian F, 2010, 'The parameter's effect on the stability in microbial growth model', Journal of Computers, 5, pp. 741 - 748, http://dx.doi.org/10.4304/jcp.5.5.741-748
    Journal articles | 2010
    Tian FB; Luo H; Zhu L; Lu XY, 2010, 'Interaction between a flexible filament and a downstream rigid body', Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.82.026301
    Journal articles | 2010
    Wang SY; Tian FB; Jia LB; Lu XY; Yin XZ, 2010, 'Secondary vortex street in the wake of two tandem circular cylinders at low Reynolds number', Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.81.036305
    Journal articles | 2009
    Liu Z; Sun W; Tian F, 2009, 'A full-newton step infeasible interior-point algorithm for linear programming based on a kernel function', Applied Mathematics and Optimization, 60, pp. 237 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00245-009-9069-x
  • Conference Papers | 2023
    Dhileep K; Huang Q; Tian F; Young J; Lai JCS; Sofge D; Ravi S, 2023, 'Investigation of bio-inspired tail-first swimming using numerical and robotic models', in 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2023, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROBIO58561.2023.10354996
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Huang Q; Kou J; Tian F-B; Young J; Lai J; Ravi S, 2023, 'Dynamic Mode Decomposition for Unsteady Flow over Flapping Wings', in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, presented at AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2023-1618
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Huang Q; Tian F-B; Young J; Lai J; Ravi S, 2023, 'Numerical Study of Passively Pitching Tandem Dragonfly Wings for Hovering Flight', in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, presented at AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2023-1027
    Preprints | 2023
    Liu B; Yildirim T; Lv T; Blundo E; Wang L; Jiang L; Zou H; Zhang L; Zhao H; Yin Z; Tian F; Polimeni A; Lu Y, 2023, Variant Plateau Law in Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Dome Networks, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2302.05003
    Preprints | 2023
    Liu Z; Feng X; Wang L; Tian F-B, 2023, An Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Method Based on the Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Free Surface Flows in Ocean Engineering Applications, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4353540
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Dhileep K; Ross PA; Tian F; Young J; Hoffmann AA; Lai J; Ravi S, 2022, 'Flow Field around Swimming Mosquito Larvae', in Lei C; Thornber B; Armfield S (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, presented at 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference - 23AFMC, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022, https://www.afms.org.au/proceedings/23/Dhileep_et_al_2022.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Huang Q; Liu Z; Moni A; Ravi S; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2022, 'REDUCING VELOCITY ERROR AND ITS CONSEQUENCES BY AN ITERATIVE FEEDBACK IMMERSED BOUNDARY METHOD', in World Congress in Computational Mechanics and ECCOMAS Congress, http://dx.doi.org/10.23967/wccm-apcom.2022.098
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Huang Q; Tian F; Young J; Lai J; Ravi S, 2022, 'Numerical modelling of underactuated flapping wings inspired by the indirect-flight muscles of insects', in The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, presented at The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022, https://afmc2022.eng.sydney.edu.au/
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Jin B; Wang L; Ravi S; Young J; Lai J; Tian F, 2022, 'A numerical study of active blowing control on a three--dimensional low-aspect-ratio heaving plate', in The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, presented at The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022, https://afmc2022.eng.sydney.edu.au/
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Rajamuni M; Liu Z; Tian F; Lai J; Young J; Ravi S, 2022, 'An immersed boundaryregularised Lattice Boltzmann Method for acoustic simulations of FSI problems', in The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, presented at The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022, https://afmc2022.eng.sydney.edu.au/
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Wang L; Younas A; Ravi S; Young J; Tian F, 2022, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid-structure interaction in rarefied gas slip flow', Sydney, presented at The 23rd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Sydney, 04 December 2022 - 08 December 2022
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Huang Q; Mazharmanesh S; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS; Ravi S, 2021, 'CFD solver validations for simulating passively pitching tandem wings in hovering flight', in Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM, pp. 71 - 77
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Huang Q; Wang L; Tian F; Young J; Lai JCS, 2021, 'A diffused interface immersed boundary–lattice boltzmann method for simulation of stenosis', in World Congress in Computational Mechanics and ECCOMAS Congress, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.23967/wccm-eccomas.2020.013
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Jingtao MA; Wang Z; Sui Y; Young J; Lai JCS; Tian FB, 2021, 'An IB-LBM for FSI problems involving viscoelastic fluids and complex geometries', in World Congress in Computational Mechanics and ECCOMAS Congress, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.23967/wccm-eccomas.2020.061
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Huang Q; Tian F; Young J; Lai J, 2020, 'A Diffused Interface Immersed Boundary–Lattice Boltzmann Method for Simulation of Channel Flow', in Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, The University of Queensland, Queensland, presented at 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, Queensland, 07 December 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/86312dd
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Ji X; Wang L; Tian FB; Lai J; Young J, 2020, 'The Serrated Trailing Edge Influence on Flapping-wing Acoustics', in 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/388ad15
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Ma J; Wang L; Tian F-B, 2020, 'IB-LBM study of non-Newtonian flexible capsule flows in contraction-expansion microchannels', in Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, presented at 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, Brisbane, 11 December 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/6e15e3d
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Wang L; Tian FB, 2020, 'Sound generation by three-dimensional flapping wings during hovering flight', in 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/6ff6dca
    Preprints | 2019
    Wang L; Tian F-B; Lai JCS, 2019, An immersed boundary method for fluid--structure--acoustics interactions involving large deformations and complex geometries, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1905.00182
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Wang L; Tian F; Beier S, 2019, 'An immersed boundary method for hemodynamics involving complex geometries', in ACCM4, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, presented at The 4th Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 28 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Wang L; Tian F; Lai J, 2019, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid–structure–acoustics interaction at low Reynolds numbers', in Proceedings of the 23rd Inter- national Congress on Acoustics, Aachen, Germany, pp. 2049 - 2056, presented at 23rd Inter- national Congress on Acoustics, Aachen, Germany, 09 September 2019 - 13 September 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Wang L; Tian F, 2019, 'A hybrid immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann and finite difference method for bushfire simulation', in MODSIM2019, Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 365 - 371, presented at 23rd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 01 December 2019 - 06 December 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Yi J; Tian F; Simmons A; Barber T, 2019, 'Impact of a pressure wire and upstream plaque on myocardial bridging', Sendai, Japan, presented at 6th International conference on computational and mathematical biomedical engineering, Sendai, Japan, 10 June 2019 - 12 June 2019
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian F; Lai J, 2018, 'Energy harvesting of two inverted piezoelectric flags in tandem arrangement', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, Adelaide, Australia, presented at The 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 10 December 2018 - 13 December 2018, https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21%20AFMC%20TOC.html
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian FB; Lai JCS, 2018, 'Energy harvesting of two inverted piezoelectric flags in tandem arrangement', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Tian F; Wang L; Xu L; Young J; Lai J, 2018, 'Advanced immersed boundary methods and their applications in biological flows (Invited keynote presentation for “Immersed Methods for CFD and Fluid-Structure Interaction”)', in The 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, New York, USA, presented at The 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, New York, USA, 22 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Wang L; Lei C; Tian F, 2018, 'Fluid–structure interaction of a flexible plate vertically fixed in a laminar boundary layer over a rigid wall', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Socie, Adelaide, presented at The 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, 10 December 2018 - 13 December 2018, https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21/Contribution_770_final.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Wang L; Lei C; Tian FB, 2018, 'Fluid–structure interaction of a flexible plate vertically fixed in a laminar boundary layer over a rigid wall', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Wang L; Lei C; Tian FB, 2018, 'Fluid–structure interaction of a flexible plate vertically fixed in a laminar boundary layer over a rigid wall', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Wang L; Tian F, 2018, 'An immersed boundary method for fluid--structure interaction and acoustic modelling', Toronto, Canada, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Fluid--Structure Interactions, Flow-Sound Interactions, Flow-Induced Vibration & Noise, Toronto, Canada, 08 July 2018 - 11 July 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Wang L; Tian F, 2018, 'Fluid–structure interaction method for compressible flow with application to model acoustic perturbations', in The Third Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Geelong, Victoria, presented at The Third Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Geelong, Victoria, 12 February 2018 - 14 February 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Xu L; Tian F; Young J; Lai J, 2018, 'A geometry-adaptive immersed boundary–lattice Boltzmann method for modelling fluid–structure interaction problems', in Recent Advances in Moving Boundary Problems in Mechanics,, Christchurch, New Zealand, presented at Recent Advances in Moving Boundary Problems in Mechanics, Christchurch, New Zealand, 12 February 2018 - 15 February 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Xu L; Wang L; Tian F; Young J; Lai J, 2018, 'A Geometry-Adaptive Immersed Boundary–Lattice Boltzmann Method for Modelling Fluid–Structure Interaction Problems', in IUTAM Symposium on Recent Advances in Moving Boundary Problems in Mechanics, Christchurch, New Zealand, presented at IUTAM Symposium on Recent Advances in Moving Boundary Problems in Mechanics, Christchurch, New Zealand, 12 February 2018 - 15 February 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13720-5_14
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Yi J; Tian F; Barber T, 2018, 'Dynamic Analysis of Myocardial Bridging: Impact of Heart Compression Force on Fractional Flow Reserve', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, Adelaide, Australia, presented at The 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 10 December 2018 - 13 December 2018, https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21%20AFMC%20TOC.html
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Yi J; Tian FB; Barber T, 2018, 'Dynamic analysis of myocardial bridging: Impact of heart compression force on fractional flow reserve', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Zhu Y; Tian F; Dong D; Young J; Lai J, 2018, 'Study of fish self- adapting behaviour in Karman vortex street using reinforcement learning', in The 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, presented at The 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, 22 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Ma J; Tian F; Xu L; Young J; Lai J, 2017, 'A numerical study on the capsule deformation in a simple shear flow', in The 4th Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, presented at The 4th Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, 21 August 2017 - 24 August 2017
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Mazharmanesh S; Young J; Tian F; LAI J, 2017, 'Flow induced vibration of tandem inverted flags', in The 4th Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Tokyo, Japan, presented at The 4th Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Tokyo, Japan, 21 August 2017 - 24 August 2017
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Tian F; Xu L; Young J; Lai J, 2017, 'A geometry-adaptive IB--LBM for FSI problems at moderate and high Reynolds numbers', in Bulletin of the American Physical Society, American Physical Society, Denver, CO, USA, presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, USA, 18 November 2017 - 21 November 2017
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Tian F; Xu L; Young J; Lai J, 2017, 'A novel adaptive IB-LBM for fluid-structure interaction at moderate and high Reynolds numbers', in The 2017 Chinese Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, presented at The 2017 Chinese Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, 13 August 2017 - 16 August 2017
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Liao JC; Stewart WJ; Tian FB; Akanyeti O; Walker C, 2016, 'Trout selectively swim behind tandem cylinders in flow depending on gap spacing', in INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, OR, Portland, pp. E127 - E127, presented at Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology (SICB), OR, Portland, 03 January 2016 - 07 January 2016, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372457600506&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Liu Z; Lai J; Young J; Tian F, 2016, 'Numerical study on the performance of a flapping foil power generator with a passively flapping flat plate', in Proceeding of 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/494%20Paper.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Liu Z; Lai JCS; Young J; Tian FB, 2016, 'Numerical study on the performance of a flapping foil power generator with a passively flapping flat plate', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Liu Z; Lai JCS; Young J; Tian FB, 2016, 'Numerical study on the performance of a flapping foil power generator with a passively flapping flat plate', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Shahzad A; Tian F; Young JOHN; Lai JC, 2016, 'Aerodynamic hovering performance of rigid and flexible wing planform shapes', in 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/451%20Paper.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Aerodynamic hovering performance of rigid and flexible wing planform shapes', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Aerodynamic hovering performance of rigid and flexible wing planform shapes', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Shahzad A; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'Numerical study of rigid and flexible wing shapes in hover', in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, presented at Fifteenth Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (15ACFM), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 21 November 2016 - 23 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/822/1/012007
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Tian F; Young J; Lai JC, 2016, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for swimming sperms', in 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/436%20Paper.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for swimming sperms', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'An immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for swimming sperms', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Xu L; Tian F; Young J; Lai JC, 2016, 'IB–LBM based high energy harvesting efficiency prediction of two parallel oscillating foils', in Proceedings of 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, presented at The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, WA, 05 December 2016 - 08 December 2016, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/20/474%20Paper.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Xu LC; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'IB–LBM based high energy harvesting efficiency prediction of two parallel oscillating foils', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Xu LC; Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2016, 'IB–LBM based high energy harvesting efficiency prediction of two parallel oscillating foils', in Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Young J; Tian F; Lai J, 2016, 'Betz analysis of a single flapping foil power generator', Tokyo, Japan, presented at The First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application, Tokyo, Japan, 15 May 2016 - 17 May 2016
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Tian F; Young J; Lai J, 2015, 'Three-dimensional hydrodynamic drafting of two flags in tandem arrangement', Perth, Australia, presented at The 3rd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Perth, Australia, 05 July 2015 - 09 July 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Tian F, 2015, 'A numerical study of linear and nonlinear undulatory fish with the DSD/SST method, The 18th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems', Taipei, Taiwan, presented at The 18th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems, Taipei, Taiwan, 16 March 2015 - 18 March 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Wang W; Tian F, 2015, 'Simulations of the three-dimensional hydraulic transient process of Francis turbine with an immersed boundary method', in N/A, Taipei, Taiwan, presented at The 18th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems, Taipei, Taiwan, 16 March 2015 - 18 March 2015
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Shahzad A; Tian ; Young ; Lai , 2014, 'Reynolds Number Effects on the Aerodynamic Performance of Wing Planform Shapes in Hover', in Proceedings of the Ninteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, presented at 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 08 December 2014 - 11 December 2014, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/19/213.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Song RJ; Shan XB; Tian FB; Xie T, 2014, 'Energy harvesting simulation of two piezoelectric flags in tandem arrangement in the uniform flow', in 2014 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectric, International Workshop on Acoustic Transduction Materials and Devices and Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy, ISAF/IWATMD/PFM 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISAF.2014.6923008
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Tian F; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Immersed boundary method and its applications in a variety of complex flow problems', in 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, presented at The 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 08 December 2014 - 11 December 2014, http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/19/156.pdf
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'A 3D numerical simulation of vocal-fold vibrations', presented at ACT New Investigators Forum, 03 June 2014 - 03 June 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'A 3D numerical simulation of vocal-fold vibrations', presented at Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting 2014, Canberra Hospital Auditorium, Canberra, 12 August 2014 - 15 August 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'A finite element method for non-Newtonian flow with moving boundaries and its application in fish swimming', in The Eighth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD8), presented at The Eighth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD8), 14 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Aerodynamic characteristics of hoverflies during hovering flight', in The Eighth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD8), presented at The Eighth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD8), 14 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Tian FB; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Fluid-structure interaction modelling for biological and biomedical flows', presented at The Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC) 2014, 20 August 2014 - 22 August 2014
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Chang S; Tian FB; Luo H; Doyle JF; Kojima T; Rousseau B, 2013, 'CFD modeling of the vocal fold vibration for evoked rabbit phonation', in The ASME District F–Early Career Technical Conference 2013, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, USA, presented at The ASME District F--Early Career Technical Conference 2013, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 02 November 2013 - 03 November 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Tian FB; Chang S; Luo H; Rousseau B, 2013, 'A 3D numerical simulation of wave propagation on the vocal fold surface', in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice and Speech Research, pp. 94921483 - 94921483
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Tian FB; Chang S; Luo H; Rousseau B, 2013, 'Computational modeling of flow-induced vocal fold vibration', in Annual ORNL Biomedical Science and Engineering Conference (BSEC 2013)
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Tian FB; Dai H; Luo H; Doyle JF; Rousseau B, 2013, 'Computational fluid–structure interaction for biological and biomedical flows', in Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, pp. 16408 - 16408
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Tian FB; Wu J; Xu YQ, 2013, 'Immersed boundary method for liquid capsules enclosed by viscoelastic membranes immersed in viscous fluid', in The Euromech Colloquium 555: Small-scale numerical methods for multi-phase flows
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Wu J; Tian FB; Traoré P, 2013, 'Numerical observation of stationary and oscillatory electro-thermo- convection in a plane layer of dielectric liquid', in Annual Report - Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP, pp. 1042 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEIDP.2013.6747103
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Wu J; Traore P; Perez A; Dascalescu L; Tian FB; Louste C, 2013, 'Effect of the mobility parameter on the oscillatory electro-convection of dielectric liquids subject to strong unipolar charge injection', in 2013 IEEE IAS Annual Meeting
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Wu J; Traore P; Perez A; Dascalescu L; Tian FB; Louste C, 2013, 'Numerical investigation of electrohydrodynamic plumes for locally enhanced cooling in dielectric liquids'
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Wu J; Traoré P; Tian FB, 2013, 'Three-dimensional numerical simulation of electro-convection due to strong unipolar charge injection in a cubic cavity', in Annual Report - Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP, pp. 1038 - 1041, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEIDP.2013.6748221
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Zu WH; Zhang JH; Chen DD; Xu YQ; Wei Q; Tian FB, 2013, 'Immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for biological and biomedical flows', in 25th Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics conference (ParCFD2013)
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Men H; Li Y; Tian F, 2009, 'Microbial growth model and stability analysis', in Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Education Technology and Computer Science, ETCS 2009, pp. 29 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ETCS.2009.529

A/Prof Tian has received over $3M in external funding as Chief Investigation (CI) or Co CI, and over $800K in internal funding. Shown here are several selected grants:

Tian, F. B., Young, J., Ravi, S., and Liu, H., Scaling Laws for Aerodynamics of Moving Wings in the Martian Atmosphere, 01/2024-12/2026, Australian Research Council/Discovery Project.
Tian, F. B., Young, J., Lai, J. C. S., Ravi, S., and Thomas, A., Fluid-structure-acoustics Interactions of Bio-inspired Flapping Wings, 01/2020-12/2022, Australian Research Council/Discovery Project.
Tian, F. B., Ravi, S., Young, J., and Wang, L., Accurate and Efficient Calculations of Fractional Flow Reserve in Cardiovascular System, 10/2019-04/2025, Shukun Tech.
Tian, F. B., Young, J., Kleine, H., and Ravi, S., Aerodynamic Study of Bicycle Wheels, 09/2019-08/2022, Australian Institute of Sport.
Tian, F., Novel modelling of fluid-structure interactions in biological flows, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) 01/2016-12/2018, Australian Research Council.

February, 2022: UNSW Canberra Goldstar Award 2022;
December, 2021: IEEE Outstanding SMCS Chapter Award, IEEE SMC Society;
December, 2021: Outstanding Volunteer Award, IEEE ACT Section;
November, 2020: Co-recipient of the First Prize of Yunnan Science & Technology Awards, Yunnan Province, CN;
January, 2017: Journal of Fluids and Structures Highly Cited Research;
November, 2017: UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2018;
November, 2016: UNSW Canberra Silverstar Award 2017;
October, 2015: ARC DECRA 2016;
June, 2015: Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters 2012 Best Paper Award;
June, 2013: The 2013 AQL Best Paper Award;
September, 2010: International Travel Grant to the 2010 American Physical Society/Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS/DFD).

My Research Supervision

Fire enhanced wind and its loading on buildings
A numerical study of acoustic control in bio-inspired flight
Heat transfer modelling with immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method
Numerical simulation of plaque growth and rupture in arteries by using Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann method 
Numerical Study of Non-Linear Fluid-Structure Interaction and Heat Transfer
Numerical simulation of non-Newtonian and turbulent blood flows in elastic blood vessels
Modelling of bearing capacity of pile foundations
Turbulence boundary layer and control in flapping-wing flight