Yu Lv, Ph.D.

Yu Lv

Assistant Professor

Office: 314C Walker Engineering Building
P 662.325.7762
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Ph.D., Stanford University, 2016.
M.S., University of Michigan.
B.S., Zhejiang University.

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