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Yu Lv, Ph.D.

Yu Lv, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

314C Walker Engineering Building
501 Hardy Road
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662-325-7762

Dr. Lv received his PhD in 2016 from Stanford University. He worked in the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University, as a Postdoc Fellow, before joining Mississippi State University in 2017. He received his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from University of Michigan and Zhejiang University, respectively.

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • High-order Numerical Methods
  • LES applications of Combustion systems
  • Hypersonic Flows
Taught Courses
Undergraduate Courses
  • ASE 3333 Aerothermodynamics


  • Ma, P. C., Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., An entropy-stable hybrid scheme for simulations of transcritical real-fluid flows, Journal of Computational Physics, 2017, vol. 340, pp. 330-357.
  • Lv, Y. and Ihme, M., High-order discontinuous Galerkin method for applications to multicomponent and chemically reacting flows, Acta Mechanica Sinica, vol. 33, 2017, pp. 486-499.
  • Lv, Y., See, Y. C., and Ihme, M., An entropy-residual shock detector for solving conservation laws using high-order discontinuous Galerkin methods, Journal of Computational Physics, 2016, vol. 322, pp. 448-472.
  • Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., Computational analysis of re-ignition and re-initiation mechanisms of quenched detonation waves behind a backward facing step, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 2015, vol. 35, pp. 1963-1972.
  • Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., Entropy-bounded discontinuous Galerkin scheme for Euler equations, Journal of Computational Physics, 2015, vol. 295, pp. 715-739.
  • Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., Discontinuous Galerkin method for multicomponent chemically reacting flows and combustion, Journal of Computational Physics, 2014, vol. 270, pp. 105-137.
  • Ching, E., Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., Development of discontinuous Galerkin method for hypersonic heating prediction, AIAA 2017-0311, 2017.
  • Wu, H., Ma, P. C., Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., MVP-workshop contribution: Modeling of Volvo bluff body flame experiment, AIAA 2017-1573, 2017.
  • Ching, E., Lv, Y., and Ihme, M., Entropy residual as a feature-based adaptation indicator for simulations of unsteady flow, AIAA 2016-0837, 2016.

Professional Memberships
  • AIAA
  • APS
  • The Combustion Institute