Hua Shen joined Extreme Computing Research Center (ECRC) at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) as a postdoctoral fellow in 2016. He received B.Sc. (2008) from Department of Modern Mechanics at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and Ph.D. (2013) from Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering at Peking University (PKU). Before joining KAUST, he was a research associate of Department of Mechanical Engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Research Interest

Hua Shen's research interest include Compressible Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), High Speed Flows, High Performance Scientific Computing, Computational Fluid Dynamic Algorithm, Chemical Reactive Flows and Two-Phase Compressible Flows.

Professional Memberships

  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Awards and Distinctions

  • ​February, 2016, Young researcher best paper award of 8th across strait symposium on shock waves/complex flows, Hong Kong.
  • October, 2012, Aerospace science and industry third class scholarship.
  • January, 2012, outstanding paper award of the 18th Beijing Annual Workshop on Mechanics.

Selected Publications

H. Shen and M. Parsani. Positivity-preserving CE/SE schemes for solving the compressible Euler and Navier–Stokes equations on hybrid unstructured meshes. Computer Physics Communications, 232, 165–176, 2018.
SHEN, H., & WEN, C.-Y. (2018). Theoretical investigation of shock stand-off distance for non-equilibrium flows over spheres. Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 31(5), 990–996. doi:10.1016/j.cja.2018.02.013
Wen, C. Y., Saldivar Massimi, H., & Shen, H. (2018). Extension of CE/SE method to non-equilibrium dissociating flows. Journal of Computational Physics, 356, 240–260. doi:10.1016/
Liu, Y., Wen, C., Shen, H., & Guan, B. (2017). Investigation on Shock Induced Stripping Breakup Process of A Liquid Droplet. 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference. doi:10.2514/6.2017-2369
Shen, H., & Parsani, M. (2017). Positivity-preserving space-time CE/SE scheme for high speed flows. 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference. doi:10.2514/6.2017-2278
H. Shen and M. Parsani. The role of multidimensional instabilities in direct initiation of gaseous detonations in free space. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 813, R4, 2017.
Shen, H., Wen, C.-Y., Parsani, M., & Shu, C.-W. (2017). Maximum-principle-satisfying space-time conservation element and solution element scheme applied to compressible multifluids. Journal of Computational Physics, 330, 668–692. doi:10.1016/