Staff Profile

Dr NGUYEN, Van Bo, Research Scientist, email: tslngvb@nus.edu.sg

Background
Ph.D., Computational Engineering (CE), The Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA), July 2011. Master of Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia, June 2007. B.Eng. (Honours), Fluid Machinery and Automation, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, 2002.

Research Interests
Numerical modelling of chemical reacting flows.
Numerical modelling of pulse detonation engines.
Numerical modelling of multiphase flows.
Model Order Reduction for complex and large-scale problems.

Conference Papers
V.B. Nguyen, H-S. Dou, B.C. Khoo, Computational Simulation of Detonation Waves Using Detailed Chemistry, ISSW27, Russia, 2009.

V.B. Nguyen, H-S. Dou, B.C. Khoo, Numerical simulation of Pulse Detonation Engines, Invited talks, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, USA, July, 2010.

V.B. Nguyen, H-S. Dou, B.C. Khoo, Dynamics of the detonation waves in an axis-symmetric convergence/ divergence chamber, ISIS19, Moscow, Russia, 2010.

V.B. Nguyen, M. Buffoni, K. Willcox, Model Reduction for Reacting Flow Applications, The fifth European on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Lispon, Portugal, 2010.

V.B. Nguyen, M. Buffoni, K. Willcox, B.C. Khoo, Projection Based Model Order Reduction for Reacting Flow Application, Technical Seminar, MIT, 2010.

V.B. Nguyen, H-S. Dou, B.C. Khoo, Numerical Simulations of the Detonation Waves Inside An Axi-symmetric Convergent/divergent Chamber of a PDE (Pulsed Detonation Engine), SATEC 2012 – the Singapore Aerospace Technology and Engineering Conference, Singapore, 2012.

V.B. Nguyen, M. Buffoni, K. Willcox, B.C. Khoo, Model Reduction for Reacting Flow Applications, 5th International Conference on High Performance Scientific Computing, Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2012.

V. B. Nguyen, H. J. Poh, Y. W. Zhang, Predicting shot peening coverage using multiphase computational fluid dynamics simulations, ICMF 2013, Jeju, Korea.

Journal Papers
V. B. Nguyen, M. Buffoni, K. Willcox, B. C. Khoo, Model reduction for reacting flow applications, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics 03/2014; 28(3-4). DOI:10.1080/10618562.2014.911848

V.B. Nguyen, Q.B. Nguyen, C.Y.H. Lim, Y.W. Zhang, B.C. Khoo, Effect of air-borne particle–particle interaction on materials erosion, Wear 11/2014; DOI:10.1016/j.wear.2014.10.014.

Van Bo Nguyen, Hee Joo Poh, Yong-Wei Zhang, Predicting shot peening coverage using multiphase computational fluid dynamics simulations, Powder Technology 04/2014; 256:100–112. DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2014.01.097

V.B. Nguyen, Q.B. Nguyen, Z.G. Liu, S. Wan, C.Y.H. Lim, Y.W. Zhang, A combined numerical-experimental study on the effect of surface evolution on the water-sand multiphase flow characteristics and the material erosion behavior, Wear 08/2014; 319(1-2):96-109. DOI:10.1016/j.wear.2014.07.017

Z.G. Liu, S. Wan, V.B. Nguyen, Y.W. Zhang, A numerical study on the effect of particle shape on the erosion of ductile materials, Wear 05/2014; 313(1-2). DOI:10.1016/j.wear.2014.03.005

Bau Quy Nguyen, V. B. Nguyen, C.Y.H. Lim, Q. T. Trinh, S. Sankaranarayanana, Y.W. Zhang, M. Gupta, Effect of Impact Angle and Testing Time on Erosion of Stainless Steel at Higher Velocities, Wear 10/2014; 321. DOI:10.1016/j.wear.2014.10.010

Q.B. Nguyen, C.Y.H. Lim, V.B. Nguyen, Y.M. Wan, B. Nai, Y.W. Zhang, M. Gupta, Slurry erosion characteristics and erosion mechanisms of stainless steel, Tribology International 11/2014; 79:1–7. DOI:10.1016/j.triboint.2014.05.014

H.M. Xia, Z.P. Wang, V.B. Nguyen, S.H. Ng, W. Wang, F.Y. Leong, D.V. Le, Analyzing the transition pressure and viscosity limit of a hydroelastic microfluidic oscillator, Applied Physics Letters 01/2014; 104(2):024101. DOI:10.1063/1.4861778