Guest Professor

Yousheng Zhang

Contact Information:


Tel: +86-010-59872311


Sep. 2008-Jul. 2013,College of Engineering (minor in turbulence), Peking University, Ph. D.

Sep. 2004-Jul. 2008, School of Jet Propulsion, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, B. E.


Research Areas:

Turbulence mixing induced by Rayleigh-Taylor and Richmyer-Meshkov instability, Compressible wall-bounded turbulcence, Computational fluid dynamics


Interested Research Areas in CAPT

Turbulence mixing induced by Rayleigh-Taylor and Richmyer-Meshkov instability


Grants and Awards

Deng-jiaxian Youth Science and Technology Award, 2021

Innovation Award of the third annual conference of super-computing application technology of China Academy of Engineering Physics (ranked 1),2019

Excellent project director of the president Fund of China Academy of Engineering Physics,2019

Excellent paper among the young researchers in the First China Aerodynamics Conference(ranked 1)2018

Top 200 Research Fellow in Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics, 2017


Selected PublicationsUpdated to May 28,2021):

  1. You-Sheng Zhang; Wei-Tao Bi*; Fazle Hussain; Xin-Liang Li; Zhen-Su She; Mach-Number-Invariant Mean-Velocity Profile of Compressible Turbulent Boundary Layers, Physical Review Letters, 2012, 109(5): 054502.
  2. Zhang, You-Sheng; Bi, Wei-Tao*; Hussain, Fazle; She, Zhen-Su; A generalized Reynolds analogy for compressible wall-bounded turbulent flows , Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2014, 739: 392-420. 
  3. Zhang, yousheng; He, zhiwei; Xie, hansong*; Xiao ,mengjuan*; Tian, baolin; Methodology for determining coefficients of turbulent mixing model, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2020, 905: A26.
  4. Zhang, You-Sheng; He, Zhi-wei; Gao, Fu-jie; Li, Xin-liang; Tian,Bao-lin*; Evolution of mixing width induced by general Rayleigh-Taylor instability , Physical Review E, 2016, 93(6): 063102.
  5. Zhang, yousheng; Ni, weidan*; Ruan, yucang; Xie, hansong*; Quantifying mixing of Rayleigh-Taylor turbulence, Physical Review Fluids, 2020, 5(10):104501.


Pubilications in past five years(In reverse order of time)

  1. Haifeng Li, Baolin Tian*, Zhiwei He, and Yousheng Zhang*; Growth mechanism of interfacial fluid-mixing width induced by successive nonlinear wave interactions, Physical Review E, 2021, 103(5): 053109.
  2. Yuanwei Bin; Mengjuan Xiao; Yipeng Shi*; Yousheng Zhang*; Shiyi Chen; A new idea to predict reshocked Richtmyer–Meshkov mixing: constrained large-eddy simulation, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (Rapid Communications), 2021, 918, R1,1-11. https://doi:10.1017/jfm.2021.332
  3. Xiao, mengjuan; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; A K-L model with improved realizability for turbulent mixing, Physics of Fluids, 2021, 33(2):022104. 
  4. Zhang, yousheng*; Ruan, yucang; Xie, hansong*; Tian, baolin; Mixed mass of classical Rayleigh-Taylor mixing at arbitrary density ratios, Physics of Fluids, 2020, 32(1): 011702.
  5. Xiao, mengjuan; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; Modeling of turbulent mixing with an improved K-L model, Physics of Fluids, 2020, 32(9): 092104.
  6. Ni, weidan; Zhang, yousheng*; Zeng, qinghong; Tian, baolin; Bubble dynamics of Rayleigh–Taylor flow, AIP Advances, 2020, 10(8): 085220.
  7. Ruan, yucang; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; Zhang, xinting; Density-ratio-invariant mean species profile of classical Rayleigh-Taylor mixing, Physical Review Fluids, 2020, 5(5): 054501. 
  8. Hu, zexi; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; Evolution of Rayleigh-Taylor instability under interface discontinuous acceleration induced by radiation, Physical Review E, 2020, 101(4): 043115. 
  9. Xiao, mengjuan; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin; Unified prediction of reshocked Richtmyer-Meshkov mixing with K-L model, Physics of Fluids, 2020, 32(3): 032107.
  10. Qin, yupei; Huang, kuibang; Zheng, huan; Zhang, yousheng; Yu, xin*; Numerical Study of Detonation Propagation in an Insensitive High Explosive Arc with Confinement Materials, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2020, 12(10): 2050117.
  11. Li, li; Chen, qian; He, zhiwei; Zhang, yousheng; Tian, baolin*; An Improved Pressure-Equilibrium Diffuse Interface Model for Solid-Fluid Interaction, Communications in Computational Physics, 2020, 27(2): 546-568.
  12. Yu, yaqun; Zhang, yousheng; Tian, baolin*; Mo, zeyao; Physical Valid Scale of General Continuum Models in Unsteady Flow, Communications in Computational Physics, 2020, 27(2): 503-512.
  13. Chen, Qian; Li, Li; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, Baolin*; Effects of the Atwood number on the Richtmyer-Meshkov instability in elastic-plastic media, Physical Review E, 2019, 99(5): 053102.
  14. Hu, zexi; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; He, zhiwei; Li, li; Effect of viscosity on two-dimensional single-mode Rayleigh-Taylor instability during and after the reacceleration stage, Physics of Fluids, 2019, 31(10): 104108.
  15. Li, Haifeng; He, Zhiwei; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, Baolin*; On the role of rarefaction/compression waves in Richtmyer-Meshkov instability with reshock, Physics of Fluids, 2019, 31(5): 054102. 
  16. He, zhi wei; Li, li; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; Consistent implementation of characteristic flux-split based finite difference method for compressible multi-material gas flows, Computers and Fluids, 2018, 168: 190-200.
  17. Zhang, yousheng*; Comment on "Large-eddy and unsteady RANS simulations of a shock-accelerated heavy gas cylinder'' by B. E. Morgan, J. Greenough, Shock Waves, 2018, 28(6): 1299-1300. 
  18. Zhou, zhirui; Zhang, yousheng*; Tian, baolin*; Dynamic evolution of Rayleigh-Taylor bubbles from sinusoidal, W-shaped, and random perturbations, Physical Review E, 2018, 97(3): 033108. 
  19. Gao, fujie; Zhang, yousheng; He, zhiwei; Li, li; Tian, baolin*; Characteristics of turbulent mixing at late stage of the Richtmyer-Meshkov instability, AIP Advances, 2017, 7(7): 075020.
  20. He, zhiwei; Tian, baolin*; Zhang, yousheng; Gao, gujie; Characteristic-based and interface-sharpening algorithm for high-order simulations of immiscible compressible multi-material flows , Journal of Computational Physics, 2017, 333: 247-268. 
  21. Gao,fujie; Zhang, yousheng; He,zhiwei; Tian, baolin*; Formula for growth rate of mixing width applied to Richtmyer-Meshkov instability, Physics of Fluids, 2016, 28(11): 114101. 
  22. He, zhiwei; Zhang, yousheng; Gao, fujie; Li, xinliang; Tian, baolin*;An improved accurate monotonicity-preserving scheme for the Euler equations ,Computers & Fluids, 2016, 140: 1-10.  (
  23. He, zhiwei; Zhang, yousheng; Li, xinliang; Tian, baolin*; Preventing numerical oscillations in the flux-split based finite difference method for compressible flows with discontinuities, II , International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 2016, 80(5): 306-316.
  24. He, Zhiwei; Zhang, yousheng; Li, Xinliang; Li, Li; Tian, Baolin*; Preventing numerical oscillations in the flux-split based finite difference method for compressible flows with discontinuities , Journal of Computational Physics, 2015, 300: 269-287. 
  25. Zhang, yousheng*; He, zhiwei; Li, xinliang; Tian, baolin; The Realization of Nonreflecting Boundaries for Compressible Rayleigh-Taylor Flows with Variable Acceleration Histories, Procedia Engineering (Frontiers in Fluid Mechanics Research), 2015, 126: 118-122.


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