Ruifeng Hu

Name:Ruifeng Hu
Date of Birth:October 24, 1984
Institution:College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Lanzhou University
Address:222 Tianshui Road, Lanzhou 730000, China
Sep 2007-Jan 2013 : Ph.D. in Aerospace Science and Technology, School of Aerospace Engineering,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Supervisor: Prof. Zhe Wu and Prof. Ziniu Wu
Sep 2003-Jun 2007 B.E. in Thermal Engineering, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Supervisor: Prof. Ziniu Wu
Mar 2019-present Professor (Tenure Track), College of Civil Engineering and
Mechanics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Dec 2017-Dec 2018 Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Collaborator: Prof. Charles Meneveau
Apr 2013-Feb 2019 Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Mechano-Electronic Engineering,
Xidian University, Xi’an, China
Mentor: Prof. Xiaojing Zheng
Research Areas
Turbulence, Particle-Laden Flow, Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Visiting Positions
Members and Activities
Members of China Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (CSTAM) and American Physics Society (APS)
Reviewers for Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Physics of Fluids, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, etc.
Main Courses
Research Grants
Refereed Publications
  1. 1.Ruifeng Hu, Xiang I. A. Yang, Xiaojing Zheng. Wall-attached and wall-detached eddies in wall-bounded turbulent flows. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2020, 885: A30. 
  2. 2.Ruifeng Hu, Xiaojing Zheng. Energy contributions by inner and outer motions in turbulent channel flows. Physical Review Fluids, 2018, 3: 084607.
  3. 3.Ruifeng Hu, Limin Wang, Ping Wang, Yan Wang, Xiaojing Zheng. Application of high-order compact difference scheme in the computation of incompressible wall-bounded turbulent flows. Computation, 2018, 6(2): 31.
  4. 4.Ruifeng Hu, Lifeng Wang. Motion transitions of falling plates via quasisteady aerodynamics. Physical Review E, 2014, 90: 013020. 
  5. 5.Ruifeng Hu, Ziniu Wu, Zhe Wu, Xiaoxin Wang, Zhongwei Tian. Aerodynamic map for soft and hard hypersonic level flight in near space. Acta Mechanica Sinica, 2009, 25: 571-575.
  6. 6.Ruifeng Hu, Tang Hui. An elliptical foil rotating in uniform low-Reynolds-number flows.  Fluid Dynamics Research, 2020, 52(5): 055509.
  7. 7.Limin Wang, Ruifeng Hu, Xiaojing Zheng. A scaling improved inner–outer decomposition of near-wall turbulent motions. Physics of Fluids, 2021, 33: 045120.
  8. 8.Limin Wang, Ruifeng Hu, Xiaojing Zheng. A comparative study on the large-scale-resolving capability of wall-modeled large-eddy simulation. Physics of Fluids, 2020, 32: 035102.
  9. 9.Zhengping Zhu, Ruifeng Hu, Xiaojing Zheng, Yan Wang. On dust concentration profile above an area source in a neutral atmospheric surface layer. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 2017, 17: 1171-1188.
  10. 10.Wenbin Wang, Ruifeng Hu, Shengjin Xu, Ziniu Wu. Influence of aspect ratio on tumbling plates. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2013, 733: 650-679. 
  11. 11.Ziniu Wu, Ruifeng Hu, Xi Qu, Xiang Wang, Zhe Wu. Space Debris Reentry Analysis Methods and Tools. Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 2011, 24(4): 387-395. 
  12. Jin-Han Xie, Charitha de Silva, Rio Baidya, Xiang I. A. Yang, Ruifeng Hu. Third-order structure function in the logarithmic layer of boundary-layer turbulence. Physical Review Fluids, 2021, 6: 074602.