Faculty/Staff Profile

Jie Cui, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Highest Degree University: University of Iowa
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Brown Hall (BRWN) 121
PO Box: 5014
(931) 372-3357

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence Modeling, Large Eddy Simulation, Numerical Heat Transfer, Thermal Fluids

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Education

B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Beijing University, 1990
M.S. - Aerospace Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1993
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, The University of Iowa, 2000

Faculty Advisor

Student Human Powered Submarine Team

Recent Works/Projects Accomplished

Devendra, D., Cui, J. and Idem, S., “CFD Studies of Developing Turbulent Flows with Various Entrance Conditions,” International Journal of Heating Ventilating Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Research, in press, 2012

Devendra, D., Cui, J. and Idem, S., “Laboratory Testing of Converging Flow Flat Oval Tees and Laterals to Determine Loss Coefficients (from ASHRAE Final Report RP-1488),” International Journal of Heating Ventilating Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Research, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 710-725, DOI: 10.1080/10789669.2011.543256, 2011

Cui, J., Nadkarni, M., Mahajan, S. and Robilino, D. M., “Numerical Analysis of Transient Temperature Distribution in a Current Transformer,” ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 2, Issue 3, DOI: 10.1115/1.4003068, 2010

Roberts, R. and Cui, J., “Selection of the Simulation Domain and Turbulence Models for Flow around an Airfoil,” Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 441-449, 2010

Escue, A., and Cui, J., “Comparison of Turbulence Models in Simulating Swirling Pipe Flows,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 34, pp. 2840-2849, DOI:10.1016/j.apm.2009.12.018, 2010

Vijiapurapu, S. and Cui, J., “Performance of Turbulence Models for Flow through Rough Pipes,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 34, pp. 1458-1466, DOI:10.1016/j.apm.2009.08.029, 2010

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