Imperial College London

Dr Xiao He

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Research Associate



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Xiao He is a postdoctoral research associate working with Prof. Francesco Montomoli in the Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London. His current research focuses on the data-driven modeling of turbomachinery flows, which is funded by Baker Hughes. Prior to this role, he completed his PhD training under the supervision of Prof. Mehdi Vahdati in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London. He received an MSc and a BEng (Hons) from Tsinghua University before joining Imperial. 

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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

He X, Zhao F, Vahdati M, 2022, A Turbo-Oriented Data-Driven Modification to the Spalart-Allmaras Turbulence Model, Journal of Turbomachinery - Transactions of the ASME, Vol:144, ISSN:0889-504X

He X, Tan J, Rigas G, et al., 2022, On the explainability of machine-learning-assisted turbulence modeling for transonic flows, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol:97, ISSN:0142-727X, Pages:1-16

He X, Zhao F, Vahdati M, 2022, Detached Eddy Simulation: Recent Development and Application to Compressor Tip Leakage Flow, Journal of Turbomachinery - Transactions of the ASME, Vol:144, ISSN:0889-504X

He X, Fang Z, Rigas G, et al., 2021, Spectral proper orthogonal decomposition of compressor tip leakage flow, Physics of Fluids, Vol:33, ISSN:1070-6631

He X, Zheng X, 2019, Roles and mechanisms of casing treatment on different scales of flow instability in high pressure ratio centrifugal compressors, Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol:84, ISSN:1270-9638, Pages:734-746

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