Dr. Don Liu

Contractor's Trust #2 Endowed Professorship
Associate Professor of Mathematics & Statistics and Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering and Science, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272 USA
Office: George T. Madison Hall 374    Tel: (318) 257-4670     Fax: (318) 257-2182       E-mail: DonLiu@LATech.edu
URL: http://www.latech.edu/~donliu,   http://ir.latech.edu/directory/coes/lookup.php?Dept=mechanical-engineering

A Graduate Assistantship is available for someone with a major in mathematics or computational science, proficient in programming language such as C, C++, Matlab and/or MPI/OpenMP, Cuda C/C++. Please demonstrate your related skills when you contact me.

Academic Background

    Don Liu received his Ph.D. (2004) and  M.S. (2000) in applied mathematics from the Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, and his B.Sc. in thermal fluid engineering from Southeastern University. Dr. Liu was a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2006 at Louisiana Tech University, became a  tenured Associate Professor in August 2012, and received his Contractor's Trust Endowed Professorship in October, 2014.

Interdisciplinary Courses Taught

Funding, Awards and Honors: Total funding: $0.75M as PI and involved in $20M as SI since 2007

Research Interests

Membership and Professional Affiliation and Services

1. Editor, Associate Editor, Section Editor, or Member of Editorial Board of the following journals:   

   (1) Journal of Fluid Dynamics, http://thescientificpages.org/page/physical-science/scientific-pages-of-fluid-dynamics.php
   (2) Advanced Calculation and Analysis,

   (3) Advanced Engineering and Technology, http://www.consortiumpublisher.ca/board?jnb=Advanced%20Engineering%20and%20Technology
   (4) Nanomedicine and Nanoscience Research,
   (5) Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, http://omicsgroup.org/journals/applied-computational-mathematics.php
   (6) International Journal of Computer Science and Application,
Transactions on Networks and Communications, Society for Science and Education United Kingdom, http://scholarpublishing.org/index.php/TNC/about/editorialTeam

   (8) Henry Journal of Nanoscience, Nanomedicine and Nanobiology, https://www.henrypublishinggroups.com/henry-journal-of-nanoscience-nanomedicine-nanobiology/

   (9) Madridge Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience, http://madridge.org/journal-of-nanotechnology-and-nanoscience/editors.php
   (10) Journal of Applied Mathematical Modelling and Computing,

2. Panelist of National Science Foundation proposal reviews

3. Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) Campus Champion; XSEDE 2015 Plenary Panel member

4. Organizer of the Mini-Symposium High Performance Computing and Simulation of Multiphase Flows, the 6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015), Auckland, New Zealand, July 14-17, 2015

5. Organizer of 1st International Conference on Computer Science and Application (ICOCSA2014), Indianapolis, Indiana, January 10-11, 2014

6. Organization committee member of 2013 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, August 4-7, 2013

7. Member of SIAM, AMS, ASME, and AGU

8. Reviewer for the following peer-refereed professional journals: 

     Journal of Computational Physics,

     Journal of Dynamics and Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems

     Journal of Fluids Engineering

     Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics

     Journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

     Journal of Applied Mechanics

     Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering

     Communications in Computational Physics (CiCP)

     International Journal of Computer Science and Application

     Journal of Computers and Fluids

     Journal of Modelling and Simulation in Engineering

     Physical Review & Research International

     Water Science and Engineering

     Alexandria Engineering Journal

     British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science

     Universal Journal of Applied Mathematics, etc., Horizon Research Publishing

Selected Publications

Sample Movies of Numerical Simulations

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