GPPS Xi’an21: Speakers

Jinzhang Feng

Jinzhang Feng

Senior vice president of Commercial Aero Engines, Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC CAE.)

Dr. Jinzhang Feng is a senior vice president of Commercial Aero Engines, Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC CAE.) Previously he was an aero-thermal manager of Pratt & Whitney, and later, the follow of aerodynamics of United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), and the general manager of UTRC China. He has broad experiences in computational fluid dynamics, aero acoustics, aero-elasticity, combustion instability, and turbomachinery design and analyses. He is an expert in the “Thousand Talents Program” of China, and a recipient of the prestigious “Friendship Award” of the Chinese government in 2014.

Professor Li He

Li He

Chair Professor of Computational Aerothermal Engineering, Dept of Engineering Science, Oxford University

Li He earned BSc & MSc at Beihang University (1982, 1984), and PhD at Cambridge University (1990). He remained at Cambridge as a postdoc and a college research fellow until 1993. He had spent 15 years in Durham University as Lecturer (1993), Reader (1998) and Professor (2000). At Durham, he had become Head of Thermo-fluids and later Director of Research for School of Engineering, before taking up the Rolls-Royce/Royal Academy Engineering Chair at Oxford in 2008.

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Xiaofeng Sun

Xiaofeng Sun

Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA)

Xiaofeng Sun is Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) where he directs the Fluid and Acoustic Engineering Laboratory. His principal fields of interest include unsteady flows in turbomachines, vortex dynamics, and aeroacoustics. The work consists of experimental, theoretical, and computational investigations into vortex sound interactions, flow stabilities in compressors, control of blade flutter, and acoustic design of aero-engine nacelles as well as various strategies for fan and compressor noise reduction.

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