Representative journal publications:

1. Guiwen Tan, Yang Gao,Yongxiang Huang, Lipo Wang*, Multi-level dissipation element analysis of the surface temperature of the South China Sea, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 2021, 101218

2. Xin Tong, Lipo Wang*, Jinqiang Chen, Hua Ouyang, A Cartesian grid method with improvement of resolving the boundary layer structure for two-dimensional incompressible flows, to appear in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (2021)

3. G. Tan, U. Ahmed, L. Wang*, N. Chakraborty, Quantification of the flame structure at multi-scale levels, Phys. Fluids 32, 125110 (2020)

4. Peipei Zhao, Lipo Wang*, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Effects of the cold wall boundary on the flame structure and flame speed in premixed turbulent combustion, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (2020).

5. Wenwei Wu*, Enrico Calzavarini, François G. Schmitt, Lipo Wang, Fluctuations and correlations of reactive scalars near chemical equilibrium in incompressible turbulence, PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS 5, 084608 (2020)

6. Yongxiang Huang, Lipo Wang*, Cascade and intermittency of the sea surface temperature in the oceanic system, physica Scripta 94 (2019) 014009

7. Weipeng Li, Lipo Wang*, Geometrical structure analysis of a zero-pressure-gradient turbulent boundary layer, J. Fluid Mech. 846, 318-340 (2018)

8. Hui Cao, Lipo Wang*, Qiang Zhang, Xiang Li, Analysis of thermal effects on the normal shock dynamics in a Laval nozzle, AIAA Journal 56(8) 3342-3347 (2018)

9. Peipei Zhao, Lipo Wang*, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Strain rate and flame orientation statistics in the near-wall region for turbulent flame-wall interaction, Combustion Theory and Modelling, Doi: 10.1080/13647830.2018.1465598

10. Peipei Zhao, Lipo Wang*, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Analysis of the flame-wall interaction in premixed turbulent combustion, J. Fluid Mech. 2018(848), pp. 193_218. 2018

11. E. Calzavarini, Y. X. Huang, F. G. Schmitt, L. Wang, Propelled micro-probes in turbulence, Physical Review Fluids, 3, 054604 (2018)

12. Jiawei Lai, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Peipei Zhao, Lipo Wang, Heat flux and flow topology statistics in oblique and head-on quenching of turbulent premixed flames by isothermal inert walls, Combustion Science and Technology, 191(2): pp.253-281 (2019)

13. M. Gauding, Lipo Wang, J.H. Goebbert, M. ZBode, L. Danaila, E. Varea, On the self-similarity of line segments in decaying homogeneous isotropic turbulence, to appear in Computers and Fluids.

14. Peipei Zhao, Lipo Wang*, Revised Three-Dimensional Navier-Stokes Characteristic Boundary Conditions for Intense Reactive Turbulence, J. Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (Sci.), 2018, 23(1): 190-201

15. Lipo Wang*, Yongxiang Huang, Intrinsic flow structure and multifractality in two-dimensional bacterial turbulence,PHYSICAL REVIEW E 95, 052215 (2017)

16. Lipo Wang, Analysis of the filtered non-premixed turbulent flame, Combustion and Flame 175: 259-269 (2017)

17. Shibo Gu, Lipo Wang*, David L. S. Hung, Instability evolution of the viscous elliptic liquid jet in the Rayleigh regime, PHYSICAL REVIEW E 95, 063112 (2017)

18. Nilanjan Chakraborty, Lipo Wang*, Ilias Konstantinou & Markus Klein, Vorticity statistics based on velocity and density-weighted velocity in premixed reactive turbulence, Journal of Turbulence 18(9): 825-853 (2017)

19. Yongxiang Huang, Lipo Wang, Francois Schmidt et al., Extremal-point density of scaling processes: From fractional Brownian motion to turbulence in one dimension, PHYSICAL REVIEW E 96, 012215 (2017)

20. Z. Lin, L. Wang, S. Liao, On the origin of intrinsic randomness of Rayleigh-B´enard turbulence, Science China (Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy) 60(1), 014711 (2017)

21. H. Ma, Z. Wang, L. Wang, Q. Zhang, Ramp heating in high-speed transient thermal measurement with reduced uncertainty, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power 32(5): 1190-1198 (2016)

22. Z. SheikhL. Wang*, Q. Zhang, Flow and roller array interaction at low Reynolds numbers, Fluid Dynamics Research48, 035502 (2016)

23. H. Ma, Q. Zhang, L. He, Z. Wang, L. WangCooling Injection Effect on a Transonic Squealer Tip – Part 1: Experimental Heat Transfer Results and CFD Validation, (ASME) Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power, 139(5) 052506 (2017)

24. H. Ma, Q. Zhang, L. He, Z. Wang, L. WangCooling Injection Effect on a Transonic Squealer Tip – Part 2: Analysis of Aerothermal Interaction Physics, (ASME) Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power, 139(5) 052507 (2017)

25. X. Miao, Q. Zhang, L. Wang, H. Jiang and H. Qi, Application of Riblets on Turbine Blade EndWall Secondary Flow Control, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, 31(6), 1578-1585 (2015)

26. L. Wang*, Y. Huang, Multi-level segment analysis: definition and application in turbulent systems, Journal of Statistical Mechanics, 1742-5468/15/P06018 (2015)

27.Lipo Wang, Analysis of the Lagrangian path structure in fluid turbulence, Physics of Fluids. 26, 045104 (2014)

28. N. Chakraborty, L. Wang* and M. Klein, Streamline segment statistics of premixed flames with nonunity Lewis numbers, Physical Review E, 89, 033015 (2014)

29. Lipo Wang* and Norbert Peters, A new view of flow topology and conditional statistics in turbulence, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. (2013) 371 (invited review paper)

30. L. Wang*, N. Chakraborty and J. Zhang, Streamline segment analysis of turbulent premixed flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34, 1401–1409 (2013)

31. Lipo Wang, Structures of the vorticity tube segment in turbulence, Phys. Fluids 24, 045101 (2012)

32. Lipo Wang*, E. R. Hawkes and J. H. Chen, Flame edge statistics in turbulent combustion, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 33, 1439–1446 (2011)

33. Lipo Wang, On properties of fluid turbulence along streamlines, J. Fluid Mech. 648: 183–203 (2010)

34. P. Schaefer, M. Gampert, J.H. Goebbert, L. Wang and N. Peters, Testing of Model Equations for the Mean Dissipation using Kolmogorov Flows, Flow Turbulence Combust 85: 225–243 (2010)

35. Lipo Wang*, Norbert Peters, Mean velocity increment conditioned on gradient trajectories of various scalar variables in turbulence, Phys. Scr. T142: 014004 (2010)

36. Lipo Wang, Scaling of the two-point velocity difference along scalar gradient trajectories in fluid turbulence, Physical Review E 79: 046325 (2009)

37. J.P.Mellado, Lipo Wang and Norbert Peters, Gradient trajectory analysis of a scalar field with external intermittency, J. Fluid Mech. 626: 333–365 (2009)

38. Lipo Wang, Norbert Peters, Length scale distribution functions and conditional means for various fields in turbulence, J. Fluid Mech. 608: 113-138 (2008)

39. Lipo Wang, Norbert Peters, Dissipation element analysis of turbulent scalar fields, Physica Scripta T132 014006 (2008)

40. Lipo Wang*, Norbert Peters, A compensation-defect model for the joint probability density function of the scalar difference and the length scale of dissipation elements, Physics of Fluids 20, 065107 (2008).

41. Lipo Wang, Norbert Peters, The length-scale distribution function of the distance between extremal points in passive scalar turbulence. J. Fluid Mech., 554: 457-475. (2006)

42. Norbert Peters,Lipo Wang, Dissipation element analysis of scalar fields in turbulence, Comptes Rendues de Mechanique 334: 493-506 (2006)

Refereed Conference or symposium proceeding publications:

1. P. Zhao, L. Wang*, N. Chakraborty, Flame-Wall Interaction in Premixed Reactive Turbulence, July 31-Aug 4. 2017, Boston, USA, 26th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems
2. Hongmei Jiang, Qiang Zhang, Li He, Shaopeng Lu, Lipo Wang, Jinfang Tgeng, EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE OF TEMPERATURE RATIO EFFECT ON TURBINE BLADE TIP HEAT TRANSFER, in conference track “Heat Transfer” has been updated by Shaopeng Lu. (paper No. GPPFS2017-114) Turbo Expo 2017
3. H. Ma, Q. Zhang, L. He, Z. Wang, L. Wang, Cooling injection effect on a transonic squealer tip – part 1: Experimental heat transfer results and CFD validation (paper No. GT2016-57579) Turbo Expo 2016
4. H. Ma, Q. Zhang, L. He, Z. Wang, L. Wang, Cooling injection effect on a transonic squealer tip – part 2: Analysis of aerothermal interaction physics (paper No. GT2016-57587) Turbo Expo 2016
5. H. Ma, Z. Wang, L. Wang, Q. Zhang, Controlled ramp heating in transient thermal measurement: uncertainty analysis and application in high-speed experiment, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2015 (GT2015), Montreal, Canada, 2015
6. N. Chakraborty, L. Wang*, Non-local vorticity statistics in premixed turbulent combustion, Asia-Pacific Combustion Conference (2015).
7Lipo Wang, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Jian Zhang, Streamline segment analysis of turbulent premixed flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34, 1401–1409 (2013).
8. Lipo Wang, E. R. Hawkes and J. H. Chen, Flame edge statistics in turbulent combustion, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (2011) 1439–1446
9. Lipo Wang, The structure of vortextube segments in fluid turbulence, The 13th European turbulence conference (ETC13). Warsaw , Poland, 2011

  1. Norbert Peters,Lipo Wang, The central role of the scalar dissipation rate in non-premixed combustion. 5th US combustion meeting (2007).


    • names with * means the corresponding author for the multi-author cases
    • names with underlines are the graduated students (co)supervised by me.


Communications, letters or notes in publications:

1. Geometrical properties of small scale turbulence, N. Peters, L.Wang, J.P. Mellado, J.H. Goebbert, M.Gauding, P. Schaefer and M. Gampert, John von Neumann Institute for computing NIC symposium 2010 Proceedings, 24-25: P365-371, February 2010, Juelich, Germany

  1. LipoWang, Scalar and vector analysis of the flow topology, 2010 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, 2010