Yi Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow, September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013

Previous Research Group Staff

Research Interest

Drag Reducing Flow; Reservoir Simulation; Computational Fluid Dynamics

Selected Publications

  • Yi Wang, shuyu Sun, Bo Yu. On full-tensor permeabilities of porous media from numerical solutions of the Navier-Stokes equation. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2013, Volume 2013(special issue “Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Processes”, Article ID 137086): 1-11. (IF=1.062)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Xuan Wu, Peng Wang. POD and wavelet analyses on the flow structures of a polymer drag-reducing flow based on DNS data. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2012, 55(17-18): 4849-4861. (IF=2.407, Top 1 in the field of Heat Transfer; EI Compendex: 20122415122117)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Zhi-Zhu Cao, Wei-Zhong Zou, Guo-Jun Yu. A comparative study of POD interpolation and POD projection methods for fast and accurate prediction of heat transfer problems. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2012, 55(17-18): 4827-4836. (IF=2.407, Top 1 in the field of Heat Transfer; EI Compendex: 20122415122115)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Shuyu Sun. Fast prediction method for steady-state heat convection. Chemical Engineering & Technology, 2012, 35(4): 668-678. (IF=1.598; EI Compendex: 20121414921783)
  • Yi Wang, Hai-Feng Shi, Bo Fang, Jacques L. Zakin, Bo Yu. Heat transfer enhancement for drag reducing surfactant fluid using photorheological counterion. Experimental Heat Transfer, 2012, 25(3): 139-150. (IF=0.537)
  • Yi Wang. Essential consistency of pressure Poisson equation method and projection method on staggered grid. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2011, 32(6): 789-794. (IF=0.558; EI Compendex: 20113714317054; EI Inspec: 12548691)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Xuan Wu, Jin-Jia Wei, Feng-Chen Li, Yasuo Kawaguchi. POD study on the mechanism of turbulent drag reduction and heat transfer reduction based on direct numerical simulation. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 2011, 11(3/4): 149-159. (IF=0.298; EI Compendex: 20112714119347; EI Inspec: 12729397)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Jacques L. Zakin, Hai-Feng Shi. Review on drag reduction and its heat transfer by additives. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2011, Volume 2011(special issue “Drag Reduction of Turbulent Flow by Additives”, Article ID 478749): 1-17. (IF=1.062EI Inspec: 12642233)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Jin-Jia Wei, Feng-Chen Li, Yasuo Kawaguchi. Direct numerical simulation on drag-reducing flow by polymer additives using a spring-dumbbell model. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 2009, 9(3/4/5): 217-224. (IF=0.298; EI Compendex: 20092012083458; EI Inspec: 10960680)
  • Yi Wang, Bo Yu, Jinjun Zhang, Jinjia Wei, Hongna Zhang, Fengchen Li, Yasuo Kawaguchi, Dan Dou. Study on the Reynolds stress model for drag reducing viscoelastic flows. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 30(4): 611-614. (EI Compendex: 20091712051551)


  • 2008.9-2010.8: Visiting Scholar, The Ohio State University, USA
  • 2005.9-2011.9: Ph.D. Student, China University of Petroleum(Beijing), China
  • 2001.9-2005.7: B.S. Student, China University of Petroleum(Beijing), China

Professional Profile

  • 2011.9-Current: Lecturer, China University of Petroleum(Beijing), China
  • 2012.9-2013.8: Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

Member of Society of Petroleum Engineering

Guest Editor of Advances in Mechanical Engineering


“Chen Xue-Jun Excellent Research Paper Award”

Dean Award of Oil & Gas School; Excellent Student Award of CUP

KAUST Affiliations


Non-KAUST Affiliations

China University of Petroleum(Beijing)