Yaqing Jin

Yaqing Jin

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Phone: 972-883-4218
Mail Box: ECW 31
Office: WSTC 2.204
800 West Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019

MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015

BS, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics, Renewable energy, Fluid-structure interactions, Turbulent flow, Energy-efficient locomotion

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  • Jin Y., Kim J-T., Fu S. and Chamorro L.P., Flow-induced motions of flexible plates: fluttering, twisting and orbital modes. J Fluid Mech, Vol 864, 273-285, 2019.

  • Jin Y., Kim J-T., Hong L. and Chamorro L.P., Flow-induced oscillations of low-aspect-ratio flexible plates with various tip geometries. Phys Fluids, (Featured Article), 30(9), 097102, 2018.
  • Jin Y., Yan L., Qiu H. and Chamorro L.P., Turbulence-driven reverse lift on two-dimensional and three-dimensional structures, Phys Rev E, 98(3).033106, 2018.
  • Jin Y., Kim J-T., Mao Z. and Chamorro L.P., On the couple dynamics of wall-mounted flexible plates in tandem. J Fluid Mech. (rapids), Vol 852, R2, 2018
  • Jin Y., Kim J-T. and Chamorro L.P., Instability-Driven Frequency Decoupling between Structure Dynamics and Wake Fluctuations. Phys Rev Fluids, 3(4), 044701, 2018

Major Honors and Awards

  • August, 2018: 2018 Fluids Travel Award (International competition)
  • March 2018: Yee Fellow (top 4 within UIUC)
  • March, 2018: High-achieving publication activities in 2017 (top 3% in the MechSE Department)
  • June, 2013: Top 1% Bachelor Thesis
  • November, 2012: DNV Scholarship
  • December, 2011: You Yang Academician Scholarship
  • August, 2011: First prize in team competition of Zhou Peiyuan National Mechanics Competition
  • November, 2010: National Scholarship (Highest scholarship for Chinese undergraduate students)