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Dr. Yue (Stanley) Ling
Dr. Yue (Stanley) Ling
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Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Florida (2010)
  • BE, Beihang University (formerly Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (2004)

Research Interests

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Multiphase flows and heat transfer
  • Atomization and sprays
  • Droplet-based microfluidics
  • Particle-laden flows
  • Shock, blast, and detonation waves
  • High-performance computing


  • ME 3345 - Advanced Thermodynamics
  • ME 3321 - Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 4447/5337 - Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 4396 - Advanced Numerical Methods for Multiphase Flows
  • ME 4396 - Introduction to Turbulent Flows


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) & Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Jul 2013 - Jan 2017
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Jan 2011 - Jun 2013

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Opportunities

  • Numerical investigation of biodiesel injection
  • Single and multi-emulsions formation and interaction in microfluidics
  • Breaking ocean waves and ocean spray formation
  • Modeling & simulation of GDI (gasoline direct injection) engines
  • Modeling lava flow emplacement
  • Immiscible fluids mixing and separation in microchannels
  • Asymptotic analysis of multiphase blast dynamics
  • Hybrid CPU-GPU implementation of linear solvers

Selected Publications

  • Y. Ling, S. Balachandar, "Asymptotic scaling laws and semi-similarity solutions for a finite-source spherical blast wave", Journal of Fluid Mechanics 850, 674-707 (2018).
  • Y. Ling, D. Fuster, G. Tryggvason, and S. Zaleski, Spray formation in a quasiplanar gas-liquid mixing layer at moderate density ratios: a numerical closeup, Physical Review Fluids 2, 014005 (2017)
  • Y. Ling, J.-M. Fullana, S. Popinet, and C. Josserand, “Droplet migration in a Hele-Shaw microchannel: Effect of the lubrication film on the droplet dynamics,” Physics of Fluids 28, 062001 (2016)
  • Y. Ling, S. Balachandar, and M. Parmar, “Inter-phase heat transfer and energy coupling in turbulent dispersed multiphase flows,” Physics of Fluids 28, 033304 (2016)
  • Y. Ling, J. L. Wagner, S. J. Beresh, S. P. Kearney, and S. Balachandar, “Interaction of a planar shock wave with a dense particle curtain: Modeling and experiments,” Physics of Fluids 24, 113301 (2012)
  • Y. Ling, A. Haselbacher, and S. Balachandar, “Importance of unsteady contributions to force and heating for particles in compressible flows. Part 1: Modeling and analysis for shock-particle interaction,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow 37, 1026–1044 (2011)