Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringOUR PEOPLE
Huihe QIU 邱惠和
PhD, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Associate Head & Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering



Professor Qiu received his Ph.D degree from Institute of Fluid Mechanics, LSTM, at the University of Erlangen, Germany. He has extensive experience in the research of experimental fluid dynamics, multiphase flows and heat transfer, optical diagnostics and nano- and microfluids. Prof. Qiu is Associate Director of the Building Energy Research Center (BERC) of the HKUST Nansha Fok Ying Tung Graduate School. He is Editor-in-Chief of Case Studies in Thermal Engineering (Elsevier), Editor of Acta Mechanica Sinica (Springer), Editor of Scientifc Reports (Nature Publishing Group), Editor-in-Chief of Research on Precision Instrument and Machinery, associate editor of Aerospace Science and Technology (Elsevier), and has been a member of the editorial board for more than 10 international journals, such as the members of Editorial Advisory Board of Experiments in Fluids. He was the Guest Editor of the special issue of Experiments in Fluids (Springer) in China and Guest Editor for Special Issue of Communication in Computational Physics (CiCP). Professor Qiu is the General Chair of Asian Symposium on Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (2013), Co-Chairman of 8th Asian Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference (2010), Vice Chairman of 9th Asian Symposium of Visualization (2007) and Advisory Board members of many international conferences. He has been invited to give 18 invited, plenary and keynote speeches in International Conferences. He is the recipient of the Best Paper Award of Institute of Physics (IOP) in 1994; the Highlight of the year from Measurement Science and Technology (IOP) in 2005, the Highlights of the year from Journal Micromechanics and Microengineering,  Institute of Physics (2009 and 2011); Mosaic (2007) Measurement Science & Technology, Institute of Physics (IOP); ASME Best Poster Award, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (2010); Philips Outstanding Paper Award in ICEPT-HDP2012; Best Paper Award in 2nd World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering (MCM'16); Fellow of HKIE; and the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award: The State Scientific and Technological Progress Award (SSTPA) (1989); and The Scientific and Technological Achievement Award from the State Education Commission (1988). 


Teaching Activities

MECH4360
MECH3830
Introduction to Intelligent Building Systems
Laboratory


Research Interests

Experimental and Optical Techniques for Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
Interfacial Transport phenomena in micro/nanoscale multiphase flows
Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicles (MAV)
Energy and Energy Efficient Systems
Micro/nano sensors and actuators 


Research Projects

  • RGC General Research Funds (GRF 16207515) Multicomponent Droplet Dynamics and Evaporation on Wettability-Patterned Surfaces
  • Innovation Technology Funds (ITS/115/13FP) Development of Key Technologies for Aeroelastic Design of Aircraft Turbine Blades
  • Innovation Technology Funds (ITS/304/13) A Novel Thermal Sensation Technique for Energy Saving in Personalized Ventilation Systems
  • RGC General Research Funds (617812) Dynamically Actuated Multiple Interfaces between Immiscible Fluids in Microspaces
  • RGC General Research Funds (618210) Dynamics and Coalescence of Thermal Microbubbles in Heterogeneous Mini/Microchannels
  • Innovation Technology Funds (ITS/530/09) A Novel High Heat Flux Spreader for High Power Electronics
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (618508) Bubble Dynamics and Heat Transfer in Microchannels with 3D Patterned Surface Charges
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (618907) Transport Dynamics and Coalescence of Spreading Microdroplets on a Heterogeneous Surface
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (618806) Droplet Dynamics and Control in Immiscible Microfluids
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (618805) Interfacial Film Dynamics in Pulsating Multiphase Micro Flows
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6194/03E) Characterization of Slip Flows and Microscale Effects in Microchannels
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6230/02E) Heat Transfer and Dynamics Characteristics of Ultrasound Induced Pulsating Microbubbles in a Microchannel
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6214/01E) Laser Heating of a Liquid Bridge in a Mini/Micro Channel
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6180/00E) Coalescence, Heat Transfer and Recondensation in Evaporating Dense Spray
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6043/99E) Interfacial Heat Transfer, Remelting and Resolidification in Microcasting
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST6108/97E) Deformation, Heat Transfer and Solidification in Droplet Impingement On Substrates
  • RGC Competitive Earmarked (HKUST812/96E) Droplet Dynamics and Heat Transfer in Spray Cooling

 

 

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  • He MH and Qiu H.-H. (2015): "Internal Flow Patterns of an Evaporating Multicomponent Droplet on a Flat Surface," International Journal of Thermal Science, in press.  
  • Chen XD and Qiu H.-H. (2015): "Bubble Dynamics and Heat Transfer on a Wettability Patterned Surface," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 88, 544-551.
  • Wang JF, Wang B, and Qiu H.-H. (2014): "Coalescence and Breakup of Oppositely Charged Droplets," Scientific Reports, 4:7123.
  • Fu JJ, Hefler Cs, Qiu H.-H., Shyy W. (2014): "Effects of Aspect Ratio on Flapping Wing Aerodynamics in Animal Flight," Acta Mechanica Sinica, DOI: 10.1007/s10409-014-0101-2. 
  • Sun Z. and Qiu H.-H. (2014):"An Asymmetrical Vapor Chamber with Multiscale Micro/Nanostructured Surfaces," International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 58, pp40-44.
  • Yan C.F. and Qiu H.-H. (2014): "Interfacial Dynamics of Two Immiscible Fluid Displacement and Breakup in a Capillary Tube," submitted.
  • He M.H. and Qiu H.-H. (2014): "Internal Flow Patterns of an Evaporating Multicomponent Droplet on a Flat Surface," submitted.
  • Sun Z., Chen X.D. and Qiu H. -H. (2013): "Experimental Investigation of a Novel Asymmetric Heat Spreader with Nanostructure Surfaces", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 52, pp197-204.
  • Wang B., Fu J.J. and Qiu H. -H. (2014): "Interfacial Dynamics of Electrostatic Coalescence of Charged Droplets", submitted.
  • Cheung Y. N. and Qiu H. -H. (2012): "Droplet pinch-off in acoustically actuated flow-focusing devices, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 22 (2012) 125003 (11pp).
  • Qiu H.-H. and Wang X.S. (2011): "The Oscillation of Bubbles in Capillary Tubes," Physics of Fluids.
  • Yu F. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "Measurements of Glucose Concentration by Low Frequency Sonophoresis and Reverse Iontophoresis," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Xue Z.L. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "Investigation of Flow Surrounding Micro Bubble in a Confined Microchannel," Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science.
  • Cheung Y. N. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "Characterization of Acoustic Droplet Formation in a Microfluidic Flow-Focusing Device," Physical Review E, 84, 066310.
  • Qu X.P. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "Effects of Acoustic Excitation on Vapor Bubble Incipience in a Microchannel," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (2011) 105015.
  • Xue Z.L. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "2D Fringe Probing of Transient Liquid Temperatures in a Mini Space," Review of Scientific Instruments, 82, 055104.
  • Qu X. P. and Qiu H.-H. (2011): "Thermal Bubble Dynamics under the Effects of Acoustic Field," Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 32, Issue 7, pp636-647.
  • Cheung Y. N. and Qiu H.-H. (2010): "Acoustic Microstreaming for Droplet Breakup in a Micro Flow-Focusing Device," Applied Physics Letters, 97, pp133111-3.
  • Betz A., Xu J., Qiu H.-H., and Attinger D. (2010): " Do surfaces with mixed hydrophilic and hydrophobic areas enhance pool boiling?"; Applied Physics Letters, 97, pp1419091-3.
  • Qu X. P. and Qiu H.-H. (2010): "Acoustically driven micro-thermal-bubble dynamics in a microspace," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 20 (2010) 095012 (11pp).
  • Qu X. P. and Qiu H.-H. (2009): "Bubble dynamics under a horizontal micro heater array," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 19 (2009) 095008 (10pp).
  • Zhang P. and Qiu H.-H. (2008): "Investigation of Patterned Surface Modification on 3D Vortex Flows Generation in a Micropipe," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 18 (2008) 115030.
  • Ji H. F. and Qiu H.-H. (2008): "2D Fringe Probing of Liquid Film Dynamics of a Plug Bubble in a Micropipe," Measurement Science and Technology, 20, 025402.
  • Hong F.J. and Qiu H.-H. (2007): "Characterization of Variable Thermal Contact Resistance in Rapid Contact Solidification Utilizing Novel Ultrasound Technique," Journal of Heat Transfer , Vol. 129, pp1036-1045.
  • Wang W., Hong F.J., and Qiu H.-H. : (2006) "Prediction of Solder Bump Formation in Solder Jet Packaging Processes" IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 29, No. 3, 486-493.
  • Wang W., Hong F.J., Qiu H.-H. and P. Cheng: (2006) "The impact of thermal contact resistance on the spreading and solidifcation of a droplet on a substrate" Int. J. Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 9, 68-80.
  • Zhao Y. and Qiu H.-H. (2006): "Measurements of Multicomponent Microdroplet Evaporation by Using Rainbow Refractometer and PDA," Experiments in Fluids ,40,pp60-69.


Keynote, Invited Lectures and Talks

  • Qiu H.H. (2014) International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Keynote Lecture, August 11-12, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Qiu H. H. (2014) 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Keynote Lecture, July 14-16, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Qiu H.H. (2013) 8th International Symposium on Measurement Techniques for Multiphase Flows, Keynote Lecture, December 13-15, 2013, Guangzhou, China.
  • Qiu, H.H.  (2013): “Two-phase Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannels with Patterned Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces,” Keynote Lecture, 4th International conference on Jet, Wakes and Separated flow, Nagoya, Japan, September 17-21, 2013.
  • Cheung Y. N.1 and Qiu, H.H. (2010): “Acoustic Microstreaming MEMS devices for Micro/Nano Double Emulsion Control,” Invited talk, AOM 2010–OSA-IEEE Topical Conference.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2010): “Recent Developments of Measurement Techniques in Mini/Micro Multiphase Flow Systems,”  K. C. Wong Education Foundation Public Lecture, December 27, Zhejiang University.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2010): “Acoustic Microstreaming MEMS Devices for Micro/Nano Droplet Control,” K. C. Wong Education Foundation Public Lecture, December 23, Zhejiang University.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2010): “Developments of Multiphase Flow Measurement Techniques in Microsystems,” K. C. Wong Education Foundation Public Lecture, December 20, Shanghai Jiaotong University.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2008): “Investigation of Multiphase Flows in Micro Systems Utilizing Optical Diagnostics and Microfabrication Techniques,” July 28, Zhejiang University.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2008): “Optical Probing Interfacial Film Dynamics and Fluid Flows in Microchannels,” November 21, School of Optoelectronics Engineering Shenzhen University.
  • Qiu, H.H. (2008): “Interfacial Dynamics and the Effects of Patterned Surface Charges in a Micro Channel,” June 6, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Science.
  • Qiu, H.H.(2007): "Optical Techniques for Multiphase Flow Diagnostics in Micro Systems," October 8, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University.
  • Qiu, H.H.(2007): "Interfacial Film Dynamics and the Effects of Patterned Surface Charges in a Micro Capillary Tube,"September 28, Southeast University, China.
  • Qiu, H.H.(2007): "Interfacial Film Dynamics and the Effects of Patterned Surface Charges in a Micro Capillary Tube,"September 28, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China.
  • Qiu, H.H.(2007): "Interfacial Film Dynamics of Oscillating Plug Bubbles/Droplets Flows and Mixing Enhancement Using Patterned Surface Charges in a Capillary Tube," June 25, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China.
  • Qiu, H.H.(2006): "Droplet Dynamics and Heat Transfer in Spray Cooling,"Invited Lecture, July 3, The University of Science & Technology of China.
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