Information for

Professor, PEng

Contact Information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36528
Location: ERC 2024
Fax: (519) 885-5862


  • PhD, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, 1992, Mechanical Engineering
  • MASc, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1984, Mechanical Engineering
  • BASc, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1982, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Turbulence Modeling
  • Wind Engineering and Dispersion
  • Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics


  • ME362: Fluid Mechanics II (web page)
  • ME564: Aerodynamics (web page)
  • ME566: Computational Fluid Dynamics for Fluids Engineering Design (web page)
  • ME770: Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (web page)

Selected/Recent Publications

  • J.W. Nam and F.S. Lien (2015), “Assessment of Ghost-Cell Based Cut-Cell Method for Large-Eddy Simulations of Compressible Flows at High Reynolds Number”, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 53, pp. 1-14.
  • Y. Koda and F.S. Lien (2015), “The Lattice Boltzmann Method Implemented on the GPU to Simulate the Turbulent Flow Over a Square Cylinder Confined in a Channel”, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Vol. 94, pp. 495-512.
  • Q.L. Zeng, N.U. Aydemir, F.S. Lien and T. Xu (2015), “Comparison of Implicit and Explicit AUSM-Family Schemes for Compressible Multiphase Flow”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 77, pp. 43-61.
  • B.C. Wang, E. Yee and F.S. Lien (2015), “Turbulent Dispersion of a Passive Scalar in a Staggered Array of Cubes”, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, Vol. 67, pp. 281-301
  • Z. Men, E. Yee, F.S. Lien, H. Ji and Y. Liu (2014), “Bootstrapped Multi-Model Neural-Network Super-Ensembles for Wind Speed and Power Forecasting”, Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 6, pp. 340-348.
  • Z. Men, E. Yee, F.S. Lien, Z. Yang and Y. Liu (2014), “Ensemble Nonlinear Autoregressive Exogenous Artificial Neural Networks for Short-Term Wind Speed and Power Forecasting”, International Scholarly Research Notices, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 972580, 16 pages, 10.1155/2014/972580.
  • Y. Huang, H. Ji, F.S. Lien and H. Tang (2014), “Numerical Study of Three-Dimensional Detonation Structure Transformations in a Narrow Square Tube: from Rectangular and Diagonal Modes into Spinning Modes”, Shock Waves, Vol. 24, pp. 375-392.
  • J. Nam and F.S. Lien (2014), “A Ghost-Cell Immersed Boundary Method for Large-Eddy Simulations of Compressible Turbulent Flows”, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 28, pp. 41-55.
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