Yuan Xiong

PhD Students
Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

Experiments: various laser diagnostics on variations of flame properties under applied electric fields or when combustion instabilities occurs. Electrical diagnostics on combustion processes by measuring voltage, current and power consumption.

Simulations: simulations on laminar flame dynamics in coflow jet configuration.

Selected Publications


  • M.S., Hydraulic Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 2007 – 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, 2003 – 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2009-2010: Research assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, USA
  • 2010-2011: Research assistant, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Member of Combustion Institute


  • 2003-2007: Undergraduate fellowship from Wuhan University
  • 2007-2009: First class fellowship for master student from Wuhan University
  • 2009-2010: RA scholarship from university of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 2011: Provost award from KAUST

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean combustion research center (CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)