High Tech with a Human Touch
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin 2004
B.Sci. University of Science and Technology of China 1998
MAE-5130 Viscous Flows
Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, 2011-present.
Research Scientist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010-2011.
Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007-2010.
Research Associate, University of Chicago, 2004-2007.
Numerical Simulation of Shock to Detonation Transition; Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) of Turbulence and Combustion in Solid Rocket Motor
Zhang, J., T.L. Jackson J. Buckmaster and J. Freund, ``Numerical Modeling of Shock-to-Detonation Transition in Energetic Material'', Comb. & Flame, 159, 1769-1778, 2012.
Zhang, J., T.L. Jackson and V. Topalian, ``Direct numerical simulation of compressible turbulence in injection-driven three-dimensional cylindrical flows'', submitted, 2011.
Topalian, V., Zhang, J., T.L. Jackson and A.H.G. Isfahani, ``Numerical Study of Erosive Burning in Multi-Dimensional Solid Propellant Modeling'', J. of Prop. Pow., 27(4), 811-821, 2011.
Zhang, J., T.L. Jackson, J. Buckmaster and F. Najjar,``Erosion in Solid-Propellant Rocket Motor Nozzles with Unsteady Non-uniform Inlet Conditions'', J. of Prop. Pow., 27(3), 642-649, 2011.
Zhang, J. and T.L. Jackson, ``Direct numerical simulation of turbulence in injection-driven three-dimensional cylindrical flows'', J. of Fluid Mechanics, 670, 176-203, 2011.
Zhang J. and T.L. Jackson, ``A Model for Erosive Burning of Homogeneous Propellants'', Comb. & Flame, 157(2), 397-407, 2009.
Isfahani, A.H.G., J. Zhang and T.L. Jackson, ``The Effects of Turbulence-induced Time-Periodic Shear on a Flame Anchored to a Propellant'', Combustion and Flame, 156, 5, 1084-1098, 2009.
Zhang, J. and T.L. Jackson, ``A High-Order Incompressible Flow Solver with WENO'', J. of Comp. Phys., 228, (2009), pp. 2426.
Zhang, J., O.E.B. Messer, A.M. Khokhlov and T. Plewa, ``On the Evolution of Thermonuclear Flames on Large Scales'', Astrophysical J., 656, pp. 347, 2007.
Zhang, J., D. B. Goldstein, P.L. Varghese, L. M. Trafton, C. Moore, and K. Miki, ``Numerical Modeling of Ionian Volcanic Plumes with Entrained Particulates'', Icarus, 172, pp. 479--502, 2004.
Zhang, J., Goldstein, D.B., Varghese, P.L., Gimelshein, N.E., Gimelshein, S.F., Levin, ``Simulation of gas dynamics and radiation in volcanic plumes on Io'', Icarus, 163, pp. 182--197, 2003.