Zhijin Wang

Dr

Accepting PhD Students

1995 …2022
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019

Modified near-wakes of axisymmetric cylinders with slanted base

Bulathsinghala, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 10 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Aerospace Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Drag Reduction by Manipulation of Afterbody Vortices

Bulathsinghala, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 13 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag reduction
Vortex flow
Drag
Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experiments on tip vortices interacting with downstream wings

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 May 2018, In : Experiments in Fluids. 59, 5, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
wings
Vortex flow
vortices
Experiments
wing tips
3 Citations (Scopus)

Flow control of tip/edge vortices

Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., 1 May 2018, In : AIAA Journal. 56, 5, p. 1731-1749

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Flow control
Vortex flow
Turbulence
Control surfaces
Flow separation

Interactions of Vortices and Flexible Wings

Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., 25 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Vortex coupling in trailing vortex-wing interactions

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Mar 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 3, 034704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vortex
Vortex flow
Interaction
Flexible wings
Rotating
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Afterbody drag reduction using active flow control

Jackson, R., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 9 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)

Afterbody vortices of axisymmetric cylinders with a slanted base

Bulathsinghala, D., Jackson, R., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., May 2017, In : Experiments in Fluids. 58, 5, 60.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
afterbodies
Vortex flow
vortices
trailing edges
wing tip vortices
1 Citation (Scopus)

Control of multiple vortices over a double delta wing

Zhang, X., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Vortex flow
Merging
Momentum
Flow structure
Blow molding
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lift Enhancement of a Flat-Plate Airfoil by Steady Suction

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Apr 2017, In : AIAA Journal. 55, 4, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Airfoils
Angle of attack
Wind tunnels
Reynolds number
Flow rate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mini-spoilers for afterbody base drag reduction

Bulathsinghala, D. S., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Drag reduction
Vortex flow
Drag
Surface measurement
Pressure measurement
8 Citations (Scopus)

Symmetry breaking and instabilities of conical vortex pairs over slender delta wings

Ma, B-F., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 10 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 832, p. 41-72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

slender wings
delta wings
broken symmetry
Vortex flow
vortices

Unsteady nature of vortex pair in formation flight

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Vortex flow
Flexible wings
Strouhal number
Force measurement
Vorticity

Vortex meandering due to interaction with a downstream wing

Chen, C., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 21 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Complex flow in the nasal region of guitarfishes

Agbesi, M. P. K., Naylor, S., Perkins, E., Borsuk, H. S., Sykes, D., Maclaine, J. S., Wang, Z. & Cox, J. P. L., 1 Mar 2016, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 193, p. 52-63 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Water
Dyes
Pumps
Flaps
Vortex flow
12 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of multiple vortices over a double delta wing

Zhang, X., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jan 2016, In : Aerospace Science and Technology. 48, p. 291-307 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
Decomposition
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lift enhancement through flexibility of plunging wings at low Reynolds numbers

Cleaver, D., Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 64, p. 27-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Strouhal number
Vortex flow
Reynolds number
Rigid wings
Flexible wings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Motion-driven flow in an unusual piscine nasal region

Agbesi, M. P. K., Borsuk, H. S., Hunt, J. N., Maclaine, J. S., Abel, R. L., Sykes, D., Ramsey, A. T., Wang, Z. & Cox, J. P. L., 1 Dec 2016, In : Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
odor compounds
nasal cavity
epithelium
Belonidae
water
2015

A new approach to flow control of massively separated flow over an aerofoil

Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Wu, J., 16 Nov 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Control of afterbody vortices by blowing

Jackson, R., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Interaction of multiple vortices over a double delta wing

Zhang, X., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 22 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File

Post-stall lift enhancement of a flat plate airfoil by suction

Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Wu, J., 5 Jan 2015. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Airfoils
Force measurement
Angle of attack
Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
2014

Active control of self-excited roll oscillations of LAR wings

Wang, Z., Hu, T. & Gursul, I., 2014, Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control: Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium on Fluid-Structure-Sound Interactions and Control, Part III. Zhou, Y., Liu, Y., Huang, L. & Hodges, D. H. (eds.). Berlin, Germany: Springer, p. 357-362 (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Flow control
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Fixed wings
Blow molding
Vortex flow
10 Citations (Scopus)

Attenuation of self-excited roll oscillations of low-aspect-ratio wings by using acoustic forcing

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Apr 2014, In : AIAA Journal. 52, 4, p. 843-854 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Low aspect ratio wings
Acoustics
Angle of attack
Airfoils
Velocity measurement
27 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Fluid structure interaction
Vortex flow
Reynolds number
Airfoils
Aircraft
11 Citations (Scopus)

On the absence of asymmetric wakes for periodically plunging finite wings

Calderon Robayo, D., Cleaver, D. J., Gursul, I. & Wang, Z., 31 Jul 2014, In : Physics of Fluids. 26, p. 1 - 15 15 p., 071907.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wakes
wings
vortices
trailing edges
vortex tubes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Passive control of roll oscillations of low-aspect-ratio wings using bleed

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., May 2014, In : Experiments in Fluids. 55, 1752.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
low aspect ratio wings
Low aspect ratio wings
Flow control
slots
Vortex flow
1 Citation (Scopus)

Passive control of self-induced roll oscillations using bleed

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 13 Jan 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Vortex flow
Force measurement
Merging
Flow control
Aspect ratio
13 Citations (Scopus)

Thrust enhancement due to flexible trailing-edge of plunging foils

Cleaver, D., Gursul, I., Calderon, D. & Wang, Z., 1 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 51, 0, p. 401-412

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Metal foil
Vortex flow
Hydrofoils
Strouhal number
Drag reduction
2013

Active control of self-excited roll oscillations of LAR wings

Wang, Z. & Hu, T., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

7 Citations (Scopus)

Active control of self-induced roll oscillations of a wing using synthetic jet

Hu, T., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Bowen, C., Sep 2013, In : International Journal of Flow Control. 5, 3-4, p. 201-214 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity measurement
Wind tunnels
Aspect ratio
Flow fields
Momentum
23 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Airfoils
Vortex flow
Strouhal number
Angle of attack
Drag
13 Citations (Scopus)

Lift-enhancing vortex flows generated by plunging rectangular wings with small amplitude

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Dec 2013, In : AIAA Journal. 51, 12, p. 2953-2964 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Velocity measurement
Strouhal number
Force measurement
Vortex shedding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low aspect ratio oscillating flexible wings at low Reynolds numbers

Cleaver, D. J., Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Flexible wings
Aspect ratio
Reynolds number
Strouhal number
Rigid wings

Oscillating flexible wings at low Reynolds numbers

Cleaver, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 9 Jan 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
6 Citations (Scopus)

Periodically plunging foil near a free surface

Cleaver, D., Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Mar 2013, In : Experiments in Fluids. 54, 3, 18 p., 1491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Metal foil
foils
Drag reduction
Vortex flow
drag reduction
8 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady fluid-structure interactions of a pitching membrane wing

Tregidgo, L., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Jul 2013, In : Aerospace Science and Technology. 28, 1, p. 79-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid structure interaction
Membranes
Velocity measurement
Flow fields
Rigid wings
13 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric measurements and simulations of the vortex structures generated by low aspect ratio plunging wings

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Visbal, M. R., 2013, In : Physics of Fluids. 25, 6, 067102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
low aspect ratio wings
Strouhal number
vortices
leading edges
wings
2 Citations (Scopus)

Wake structure of plunging finite wings

Calderon, D. E., Cleaver, D. J., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

wakes
wings
vortices
aspect ratio
trailing edges
2012
42 Citations (Scopus)

Bifurcating flows of plunging airfoils at high Strouhal numbers

Cleaver, D. J., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 708, p. 349-376 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Strouhal number
airfoils
Angle of attack
Airfoils
Vortex flow

Effect of airfoil shape on flow control by small-amplitude oscillations

Cleaver, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 9 Jan 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Airfoils
Flow control
Vortex flow
Angle of attack
Strouhal number
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
rectangular wings
gusts
oscillations
vehicles
fluids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rigid and Flexible Foils Oscillating Near a Free Surface

Cleaver, D., Calderon Robayo, D., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 9 Jan 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
10 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional measurements of vortex breakdown

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2012, In : Experiments in Fluids. 53, 1, p. 293-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
delta wings
vortex breakdown
dimensional measurement
angle of attack
leading edges
22 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady characteristics of inlet vortices

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 1 Oct 2012, In : Experiments in Fluids. 53, 4, p. 1015-1032 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vortex flow
vortices
Intake systems
meanders
particle image velocimetry
12 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric measurements and simulations of the vortex structures generated by low aspect ratio plunging wings

Calderon Robayo, D., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Visbal, M. R., 9 Jan 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

12 Citations (Scopus)

Volumetric measurements and simulations of the vortex structures generated by low aspect ratio plunging wings

Calderon, D. E., Wang, Z., Gursul, I. & Visbal, M. R., 2012, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. Reston, Va.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Low aspect ratio wings
Vortex flow
Anchors
Planforms
Strouhal number
2011

An experimental study of the formation and unsteady characteristics of inlet vortices

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 2011, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. Reston, U. S. A.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vortex flow
Intake systems
Surface measurement
Flow measurement
Flow structure

An Experimental Study of the Formation and Unsteady Characteristics of Inlet Vortices

Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 4 Jan 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Control of Self-Excited Roll Oscillations of Low-Aspect-Ratio Wings Using Acoustic Excitation

Hu, T., Wang, Z. & Gursul, I., 4 Jan 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper