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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • Nov.2017-Present: Postdoc, University of Cambridge
  • Apr.2017-Oct.2017: Postdoc, University of Bristol
  • Sep.2016-Dec.2016: Postdoc, The University of Hong Kong
  • Aug-2012-Mar-2016: PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Research

Zijing is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. He is interested in thin liquid film flows, Electrohydrodynamics, transition to turbulence. Currently, he is working on upper bound theory, using optimization approach to extract scaling laws behind turbulent transportation.

Selected Publications

Publications

Thermocapillary effect on the dynamics of liquid films coating the interior surface of a tube
Z Ding, Z Liu, R Liu, C Yang
– International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
(2019)
138,
524
Breakup of ultra-thin liquid films on vertical fiber enhanced by Marangoni effect
Z Ding, Z Liu, R Liu, C Yang
– Chemical Engineering Science
(2019)
199,
342
Thermocapillary thin-film flows on a compliant substrate
Y Chao, Z Ding
– Phys Rev E
(2019)
99,
043101
The effect of thermocapillarity on the dynamics of an exterior coating film flow down a fibre subject to an axial temperature gradient
R Liu, Z Ding, X Chen
– International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
(2018)
123,
718
Emergence of Droplets at the Nonequilibrium All-Aqueous Interface in a Vertical Hele-Shaw Cell.
Y Chao, SY Mak, Q Ma, J Wu, Z Ding, L Xu, HC Shum
– Langmuir
(2018)
34,
3030
Absolute and convective instabilities of a film flow down a vertical fiber subjected to a radial electric field.
R Liu, X Chen, Z Ding
– Phys Rev E
(2018)
97,
013109
Spreading of Annular Droplets on a Horizontal Fiber
X Chen, Z Ding, R Liu
– Microgravity Science and Technology
(2018)
30,
143
Exhausting the background approach for bounding the heat transport in Rayleigh-Bénard convection
Z Ding, RR Kerswell
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics

Research Groups

Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics
High-Reynolds-Number Fluid Flow

Room

G1.14

Telephone

01223 760427