Xiaojing Zheng

Name:Xiaojing Zheng
Date of Birth:May 12,1958
Institution:College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Lanzhou University
Address:222 Tianshui Road, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu, China
  1987 Ph.D. in Mechanics, Lanzhou University, China
  1984 M.S. in Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  1982 B.S. in Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Research Areas
  ■ Particle-laden Flows
  ■ High-Reynolds-number Wall Turbulence
  ■ Environmental Flows
Visiting Positions
Members and Activities
  ■ 2023 The ICCES Eric Reissner Award
  ■ 2021 Plenary lecture, Fluid Mechanics in the Spirit of G.K. Batchelor, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, March, 2021
  ■ 2018 National Natural Science Award, China
  ■ 2018 Member of IUTAM's General Assembly
  ■ 2017 Zhou-Peiyuan Mechanics Award
  ■ 2014 Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress
  ■ 2010 Member of The World Academy of Sciences
  ■ 2009 Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  ■ 2008 National Natural Science Award, China
  ■ 2007 National Awards for Science and Technology Progress, China
  ■ 1988 National Science and Technology Award for Young Scholars, China
Main Courses
Research Grants

1. Turbulent Structure and Dynamical Mechanisms of Wind-Blown Sand Movement at High Reynolds Number, NSFC major project (11490550), 2015.01-2019.12, PI

2. Research on the wind-blown sand disasters and demonstration of relative control technologies in Minqin, Gansu, National Key Technology R&D Program (2013BAC07B00), 2013.01-2016.12, PI

3. Measurement and analysis of flow features and turbulent structures in wind-blown sand flows / sandstorms, NSFC key project (11232006), 2013.01-2017.12, PI

4. Measurements of the spatial and temporal variations of wind-blown sand electric fields and development of the relative instruments, NSFC project (11072097), 2011.01-2013.12, PI

5. Research on the dust flux distribution during sand storm events, NSFC project (10872082), 2009.01-2011.12, PI

6. Some key mechanic problems in the research of wind-blown sands, NSFC key project (10532040), 2006.01-2009.12, PI

7. Key physical process and numerical simulation of oasisization and desertification (2009CB421304), Major state basic research development program of China (973 program), 7.      2009.01-2013.12, PI

8. Monitor and warning of wind-blown sand movement in Minqin area, International collaboration program of MOST (special funds), 2007.01-2007.12, PI

9. Mechanic mechanisms of wind-blown sand movement and quantitative evaluation of wind erosion (G2000048702), Major state basic research development program of China (973 program), 2000.01-2004.12, PI

Refereed Publications

1. Liu H Y, Wang G H, Zheng X J*, 2019. Amplitude modulation between multi-scale turbulent motions in high-Reynolds-number atmospheric surface layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 861: 585-607.

2. Hu R F, Zheng X J*, 2018. Energy contributions by inner and outer motions in turbulent channel flows. Physical Review Fluids, 3(8): 084607.

3. Zhang Y Y, Hu R F, Zheng X J*, 2018. Large-scale coherent structures of suspended dust concentration in the neutral atmospheric surface layer: A large-eddy simulation study. Physics of Fluids, 30(4): 046601.

4. Liu H Y, Wang G H, Zheng X J*, 2017. Spatial length scales of large-scale structures in atmospheric surface layers. Physical Review Fluids, 2(6): 064606.

5. Wang G H, Zheng X J*, Tao J J*, 2017. Very large scale motions and PM10 concentration in a high-Re boundary layer. Physics of Fluids, 29(6): 061701.

6. Wang X N, Zheng X J*, Wang P, 2017. Direct numerical simulation of particle-laden plane turbulent wall jet and the influence of Stokes number. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 92: 82-92. 

7. Wang G H, Zheng X J*, 2016. Very large scale motions in the atmospheric surface layer: a field investigation. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 802: 464-489. 

8. Wang P, Zheng X J*, 2015. Unsteady saltation on Mars. Icarus, 260: 161-166.

9. Zheng X J*, 2013. Electrification of wind-blown sand: Recent advances and key issues. European Physical Journal E, 36: 138. 

10. Zheng X J*, Zhang J H, Wang G H, Liu H Y, Zhu W, 2013. Investigation on Very Large Scale Motions (VLSMs) and their influence in a dust storm. Science China-Physics Mechanics & Astronomy, 56(2): 306-314.

11. Duan S Z, Zhu W, Zheng X J*, 2013. Numerical investigation on two-grain-bed collisions in windblown sand transport. Powder Technology, 235: 431-436.

12. Ye X Y, Wang D M, Zheng X J*, 2012. Influence of particle rotation on the oblique penetration in granular media. Physical Review E, 86(6): 061304.

13. Li X C, Xie L, Zheng X J*, 2012. The comparison between the mie theory and the rayleigh approximation to calculate the EM scattering by partially charged sand. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 113(3): 251-258. 

14. Wang D M, Ye X Y, Zheng X J*, 2012. The scaling and dynamics of a projectile obliquely impacting a granular medium. European Physical Journal E35: 7.

15. Hu W W, Xie L, Zheng X J*, 2012. Contact charging of silica glass particles in a single collision. Applied Physics Letters, 101: 114105-114107.

16. Ma G S, Zheng X J*, 2011. The fluctuation property of blown sand particles and the wind-sand flow evolution studied by numerical method. European Physical Journal E, 34(5): 54.

17. Zheng X J*, Zhang J H, 2010. Characteristics of near-surface turbulence during a dust storm passing Minqin on March 19, 2010. Chinese Science Bulletin, 55(27-28): 3107-3112.

18. Huang N, Yue G W, Zheng X J*, 2008. Numerical simulations of a dust devil and the electric field in it. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 113(D20): D20203.

19. Zhu L L, Qiao L, Zheng X J*, 2007. Molecular dynamics simulation of the elastic properties of metal nanowires in a transverse electric field. Nanotechnology, 18(38): 385703.

20. Zheng X J, Huang N*, Zhou Y H, 2003. Laboratory measurement of electrification of wind-blown sands and simulation of its effect on and saltation movement. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 108(D10): D104322.