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TANG Hui 唐輝 (Dr)
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TANG Hui 唐輝 (Dr)

Associate Head (Research) and Associate Professor

Area of Specialization: Aerodynamics; Hydrodynamics; Active flow control; Fluid-structure Interaction; Multiphase flow


BEng & MEng (Tsinghua); PhD (Manchester)

Short Description

Dr. Tang is specialized in various areas of fluid mechanics, especially in active flow control and fluid-structure interaction, with both fundamental investigations and real-world applications. He has published 90+ papers in top-tier journals, including Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Physics of Fluids and Physical Review Fluids. In 2023, he was listed among World’s Top 2% Most-cited Scientists by Stanford University. He has served on the editorial boards for Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (Frontiers), Journal of Hydrodynamics (Springer), Actuators (MDPI) and Fluid and Structure (SCIEpublish). He has also been serving as Treasurer of Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HKSTAM) since 2023.

Various PhD/RA openings are available. If interested, please contact Dr Tang for more information.

Selected Publications

  1. Bi, X., Wang, C., Zhu, Q., and Tang, H., 2023, Energy harvesting using an inverted piezohydroelastic flag with resistor-inductor-capacitor circuit, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, in press
  2. Zhao, F., Wang, Z., Bai, H., and Tang, H., 2023, Energy harvesting based on vortex-induced vibration of a wavy cylinder coupled with tuned mass damper, Energy, 282: 128584
  3. Zeng, L., Zhao, F., Wang, H., Liu, Y., and Tang, H., 2023, Control of flow-induced vibration of a circular cylinder using a splitter plate, Physics of Fluids, 35: 087104
  4. Zeng, L., Zhao, F., Wang, H., Wang, Z., Yeung, W.K., Liu, Y., and Tang, H., 2023, A bi-directional flow energy harvester, Applied Physics Letters, 122: 153901
  5. Zhao, F., Jiang, Q., Wang, Z., Mumtaz Qadri, M.N., Li, L., and Tang, H., 2023, Interaction of two fully passive flapping foils arranged in tandem and its influence on flow energy harvesting, Energy, 268: 126714
  6. Bi, X., Tang, H., and Zhu, Q., 2022, Valve-mediated flow control in salp-like locomotion, Physics of Fluids, 34: 051913 (Featured Article; AIP Scilight)
  7. Wang, C., Tang, H., and Zhang, X., 2022, Fluid-structure interaction of bio-inspired flexible slender structures: A review of selected topics, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 17: 041002
  8. Gao, L., Liu, Y., Tang, H., and Deng, W., 2022, Response of ~100 micron water jets to intense nanosecond laser blasts, Physical Review Fluids, 7: 034001
  9. Wang, Z., Wang, C., Zhao, F., Qi, N., Lockington, D., Ramaesh, K., Stewart, P.S., Luo, X., and Tang, H., 2022, Simulation of fluid-structure interaction during the phaco-emulsification stage of cataract surgery, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 214: 106931
  10. Ren, F., Wang, C., and Tang, H., 2021, Bluff body uses deep-reinforcement-learning trained active flow control to achieve hydrodynamic stealth, Physics of Fluids, 33: 093602
  11. Ren, F., Rabault, J., and Tang, H., 2021, Applying deep reinforcement learning to active flow control in weakly turbulent conditions, Physics of Fluids, 33: 037121
  12. Zhao, F.W., Mumtaz Qadri, M.N., Wang, Z.K., and Tang, H., 2021, Flow-energy harvesting using a fully passive flapping foil: A guideline on design and operation, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 197: 106323
  13. Ren, F., Hu, H., and Tang, H., 2020, Active flow control using machine learning: A brief review, Journal of Hydrodynamics, 32: 247-253
  14. Mumtaz Qadri, M.N., Zhao, F.W., and Tang, H., 2020, Fluid-structure interaction of a fully passive flapping foil for flow energy extraction, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 177: 105587
  15. Wang, C., Ren, F., and Tang, H., 2019, Enhancing propulsion performance of a flexible heaving foil through dynamically adjusting its flexibility, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 14: 064002
  16. Ren, F., Wang, C., and Tang, H., 2019, Active control of vortex-induced vibration of a circular cylinder using machine learning, Physics of Fluids, 31: 093601
  17. Wang, C. and Tang, H., 2019, On the aeroelastic energy transfer from a Lamb dipole to a flexible cantilever, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 86: 170-184
  18. Wang, L., Tang, H., and Wu, Y., 2018, On a submerged wave energy converter with snap-through power take-off, Applied Ocean Research, 80: 24-36
  19. Wang, C., Tang, H., Yu, S.C.M. and Duan, F., 2017, Lock-on of vortex shedding to a pair of synthetic jets with phase difference, Physical Review Fluids, 2: 104701.
  20. Wang, C., Tang, H., Yu, S.C.M. and Duan, F., 2017, Control of vortex-induced vibration using a pair of synthetic jets: Influence of active lock-on, Physics of Fluids, 29: 083602.

For the full list of publications, please check Dr Tang’s Google Scholar page

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