Dr Yujing Lin

About

I am a Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering in Kingston University London, UK. Originally from China, I received my PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Engine Combustion Laboratory in Tianjin University. I then developed my research career in City University, Queen's University Belfast and Cranfield University, UK as a Research Fellow. I have been engaged in EU, Innovate UK and EPSRC research projects. 

Since I joined Kingston University in 2015, I have established and maintained a high-quality research and teaching profile and an international reputation. My current research areas include:

  • Computational aerodynamic analysis and design for external and internal flow
  • Aeroengine and airframe noise prediction and reduction (CAA)
  • Laminar flow control techniques for aircraft drag reduction
  • Ice accretion simulation and anti-icing technology for aircraft and wind turbine
  • Scale-resolving turbulence modelling technology (LES, DES and hybrid ELES) for industrial flows

I have developed a high-profile research track record by national / international research collaborations, research funding applications and awards, and peer-reviewed journal publications. I am supervising PhD projects as PI and Co-I. I am a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College. I have initiated and sustained long-term collaboration with Bombardier Aerospace Belfast and Rolls-Royce Ltd.

I have been fully engaged in all aspects of teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Aerospace / Mechanical engineering in Kingston, including lecturing, practical, tutorial, supervising, assessment, and feedback. I am teaching Aerospace Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons) course, Aerospace Engineering BSc course, and Aerospace Engineering MSc course. I am supervising undergraduate final-year projects and MSc individual projects. I am a Member of Royal Aeronautical Society (MRAeS) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Academic responsibilities

Senior lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, China
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Teaching and learning

Qualifications and expertise

  • Aerospace propulsion
  • Aerodynamics and Fluid dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • CFD - Computational Fluid Dynamics

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught

Research

My current research focus on:

  • Computational aerodynamic analysis and design for external and internal flow
  • Aeroengine and airframe noise prediction and reduction (CAA)
  • Laminar flow control techniques for aircraft drag reduction
  • Ice accretion simulation and anti-icing technology for aircraft and wind turbine
  • Scale-resolving turbulence modelling technology (LES, DES and hybrid ELES) for industrial flows
  • Nanofluids heat transfer performance in aerospace and renewable engineering applications

Areas of specialism

  • Computational aerodynamics
  • Computational aeroacoustics
  • Boundary layer transition and Laminar flow control techniques
  • Scale-resolving turbulence modelling technology (LES, ELES, DES)
  • Anti-icing and de-icing technology

Research student supervision

Main supervision

Other supervision

Business, knowledge transfer and international

I have developed and maintained long-term active collaboration with Bombardier Aerospace Belfast in nacelle aerodynamics and laminar flow control techniques.

I have initiated and sustained active collaboration with Rolls-Royce Ltd for joint research seminar and students placement.

I am maintaining international research collaboration with leading universities in China - Tianjin University and Northwestern Polytechnical University by PhD placement programme and joint research centres.

Industry links

  • Bombardier Aerospace Belfast
  • Rolls-Royce Ltd
  • Airbus Defence and Space, Stevenage

Leadership and management

Exams and Assessment Tutor for the Department of Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering

Personal Tutor for undergraduates and postgraduates

Attended Aurora Programme - the Development Programme for Future Women Leaders for Higher Education, 2018, London