Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Associate



l.shen14 CV




City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





My research focuses on the fundamental dynamics of a bubble thin film system, capillary waves with Marangoni and surface viscosity effects and asymptotic theories of morphogenic pattern formations. 



Yu M, Shen L, Mutasa T, et al., 2020, Exact analytical solution to ultrasonic interfacial reflection enabling optimal oil film thickness measurement, Tribology International, Vol:151, ISSN:0301-679X, Pages:1-10

Shen L, Denner F, Morgan N, et al., 2020, Transient structures in rupturing thin-films: Marangoni-induced symmetry-breaking pattern formation in viscous fluids, Science Advances, Vol:6, ISSN:2375-2548

Shen L, Denner F, Morgan N, et al., 2018, Capillary waves with surface viscosity, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:847, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:644-663

Shen L, Denner F, Morgan N, et al., 2017, Marangoni effect on small-amplitude capillary waves in viscous fluids, Physical Review E, Vol:96, ISSN:1539-3755, Pages:053110-053110

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