Hong Yan

Professor and Vice Dean of School of Power & Energy at Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), received her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from NPU in 1997. Then she conducted post-doctoral research in Tsinghua University. In 1999, she went to the United States and performed research at Rutgers University and Wright State University as a postdoctor, later becoming research professor. In 2011, she joined the faculty of NPU as a full Professor of Aerospace Engineering. She is an AIAA Associate Fellow.

Her research areas include supersonic flow control by energy deposition, supersonic boundary layer/shock wave interaction, gas-turbine combustor design, SPH method for atomization.