Pennsylvania State University
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Environmental hydraulics, sediment transport, erosion/scour, multiphase flow, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), machine learning applications in hydraulics modelingView Xiaofeng's CV
Dr. Xiaofeng Liu is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State. He got his bachelor’s degree in Hydraulic Engineering from Tsinghua University and a master’s degree in Environmental Science from Peking University, China. He got his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and a second master degree in Applied Mathematics in 2008. Dr. Liu’s research interest includes computational fluid dynamics (CFD), sediment transport, and environmental fluid mechanics. His group specializes on the development and utilization of computational models for problems in environmental and water resource engineering. His research has been funded by NSF, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USGS, DoD, DoE, DoT, and industry. Dr. Liu received the Harry West Teaching Award from Penn State and the State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.