Dewei Qi

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Dewei Qi
Professor
Office: 
(269) 276-3523
Fax: 
(269) 276-3501
Location: 
A-217 Floyd Hall, Mail Stop 5462
Mailing address: 
Chemical and Paper Engineering
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5462 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Waterloo, 1992.
Bio: 

Dewei Qi, 1995- ,  professor, Chemical and Paper Engineering Department, Western Michigan University

Worked  as a visiting professor at AIR FORCE BASE, WRIGHT PATTERSON, DAYTON, OH; NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE;

INSTITUTE FOR COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, NASA, Langley NASA

 

Research Areas:  lattice-Boltzmann simulations of multi flexible bodies in fluids;  fiber physics; papermaking;  recycling; blood  and bio-fluids    

 

Ph.D graduate students supervised currently:

  • Ye Luo, Chem. Eng. Ph.D. “Computer simulations of motion of  bacteras in flows” 2013-present
  • Yinhsin Tang, Chem. Eng. Ph.D. “Computer simulations of multiflexible fibers” 2013-present
  • Tai-shin Wu, Chem. Eng. Ph.D “Computer simulations of motion of  cancer cells  in flows” 2014-

 

Peer-reviewed  Publications:

 

  1. Wu T-H, Khani M, Sawalha L, Springstead J, Kapenga J, Qi D. A CUDA-based Implementation of a Fluid-Solid Interaction Solver: The Immersed Boundary Lattice-Boltzmann Lattice-Spring Method. Commun Comput Phys, in press (2017)
  2. Tai-hsien Wu, Dewei Qi, “Lattice-Boltzmann lattice-spring simulations of influence of deformable blockages on blood fluids in an elastic vessel”, Journal of Computer and Fluids, in press (2017)

  3. Yeluo Tai-hsin Wu and Dewei Qi “Lattice-Boltzmann lattice-spring simulations of flexibility and inertial effects on deformation and cruising reversal of self-propelled flexible swimming bodies”,  Journal of Computer and Fluids, in press   (2017)

  4. Tai-hsien Wu, Dewei Qi, “Lattice-Boltzmann lattice-spring simulations of influence of deformable blockages on blood fluids in an elastic vessel”, submitted to Computer and Fluids, in  the second review, (2016)
  5. Yihsin Tang, Tai-hsin Wu and Dewei Qi. “Multi-flexible fiber flows: a direct-forcing immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmannlattice-spring Approach”, submitted to Multi-phase Fluids,  2016.
  6. Yihsin Tang, Dewei Qi,“Computer simulations of wet press at a flexible individual fiber level”, PAPERCON2016, proceedings, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 15-18 (2016).
  7. Yeluo Tai-hsin Wu and Dewei Qi “Lattice-Boltzmann lattice-spring simulations of flexibility and inertial effects on deformation and cruising reversal of self-propelled flexible swimming bodies” submitted Journal of Computer and Fluids, in the second review  (2016).
  8. Dewei Qi and Raymond Gordnier  “Effects of deformation on lift and power efficiency in a hovering motion of a chord-wise flexible wing”   Journal of Fluids and Structures, 54, 140-170. 2015.
  9. Yihsin Tang,Tai-hsien Wu, Dewei Qi  “Simulation of drainage rates of flexible fiber suspensions on a wire screen”  Tappi, PAPERCON 2015 Proceedings, April 19-22,  Atlanta.
  10. TAI-HSIEN WU, RURNG-SHENG GUO, GUO-WEI HE, YING-MING LIU, DEWEI QI, “Simulation of swimming of a flexible filament using the  generalized lattice-spring lattice Boltzmann method”, Journal of Theoretical Biology 349, 1–11, 2014,  (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.01.021 )
  11. Dewei Qi, Guowei He andYingming Liu, Lattice Boltzmann simulations of a pitch-up and pitch-down maneuver of a chord-wise flexible wing in a free stream flow, Phys. Fluids 26, 021901 (2014); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4864297 
  12. Dewei Qi,Guowei He and Yingming Liu "Lateral Migration of Fiber in Settling Suspensions" , PAPERCON2014, Proceedings, Nashville, TN, April, 2014.
  13. Dewei Qi, Guowei He, Yingming Liu “Lattice Boltzmann simulations of sedimentation of a single fiber in a weak vertical shear flow”, Phys. Fluids 25, 093302 (2013); doi:10.1063/1.4821775.
  14. Dewei Qi, Guowei He, Yingming Liu “Simulations of a pitch-up and pitch-down maneuver of a span-wise flexible wing in a free stream flow. 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace, Chapter DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-300, 09 12 January 2012  http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2012-300
  15. Dewei Qi, Guowei He Yingming Liu “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Plunge and Pitch of a 3-D Chord-Wise Flexible Wing in a Low Reynolds Number Flow”.  AIAA-2011-221, 2011
  16. Yingming Liu, Tai-Hsiung Wu, Rurng-Sheng Guo, Yi-Hsuan Lee, Dewei Qi “Dynamics of sedimentation of flexible fibers in moderate Reynolds number flows”, Computer & Fluids 48, 125-136 (2011) DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2011.04.003
  17. Dewei Qi, Yingming Liu, Wei Shyy and Hikaru Aono, “Simulations of dynamics of plunge and pitch of a 3D flexible wing in a low Reynolds number flow”, Physics of Fluids, Phys. 22, 091901 (2010); doi:10.1063/1.3481786 (20 pages) (Top 3 download rate).
  18. H. Aono , A. Gupta, D. Qi, and W. Shyy, ”The Lattice Boltzmann Method for Flapping Wing Aerodynamics”,  AIAA-2010-4867. ( http://www.aiaa.org/agenda.cfm?dateget=all) (2010).
  19. Qi, Li, Dewei Qi, Lynne Dykstra, Margaret K Joyce,  Paul D. Flemming III, Pnina Ari-Gur “The Photocatalytic Paper with coating formulations of Titanium Dioxide and Natural Zeolite”,PAPERCON2010, Proceedings, Atlanta, May 2-6, 2010. (http://www.tappi.org/content/press/papercd-10toc.pdf )
  20. Hong Li Zhu, Ke-fu Chen, Dewei, Qi, Ren-dang Yang, ”Photocatalytic Activity of Nano-Polycrystalline Titania”, Journal of  South China University (Science), 2009, 37(3): 6-9, DOI:     ISSN: 1000-565X CN: 44-1251/T
  21. Dewei Qi  “Modeling of  Fiber Suspensions and Web Formation”  PaperCon 2009 - TAPPI/PIMA Joint Conference Proceedings, May 30-June2, 2009, St. Louis MO,  (2009).
  22. Dewei Qi  “Unsteady dynamics  of  Fiber suspensions”  TAPPI, Paper Making Conference Proceedings ( full paper CD), Dollars, TX,  March 5-7, (2008)
  23. Xiaoying Rong, Dewei Qi,Guowei He, J.Y. Zhu, T. Scott, “Single curved fiber sedimentation under gravity",. International Journal of Computers and Mathematics with Applications,   55 (7) 1560-1567 (2008).
  24. Xiaoying Rong, Guowei He and Dewei Qi “Flows With Inertia in a Three-Dimensional Random Fiber Network” ,  Chemical Eng. Communication , 194 (3),  389-406 (2007).
  25. Dewei Qi "A new method for simulations of flexible filament suspensions in finite Reynolds Number flows",   Int.  J. Numer.  Meth.  Fluids,  54, 103-118 (2007).
  26. Dewei Qi  “Sedimentation of Fiber suspensions with inertia”  TAPPI, Paper Making Conference ( full paper CD), Jacksonville  FL  March 11-13, (2007)
  27. Said Abubakr and Dewei Qi, “ Development of Global Engineering Education in China for Western Michigan Univeristy Engineering Students”, ASEE Annual Conference Proceeding CD, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, (2007).
  28. Dewei Qi, “Direct simulations of flexible cylindrical fiber suspensions in finite Reynolds number flow”,  J. Chem. Phys. 125, 114901-114910 (2006).
  29. Jia Ciu, Guo-wei He, Dewei Qi, “A constrained particle dynamics for continuum-particle hydrid method in micro- and nano-fluidcs”,  ACTA Mech. Sin 22, 503-508 (2006)
  30. Dewei Qi, “Many-particle interactions in Couette flows”, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics,  Vol. 5 (1/2)  104-109,  (2005).
  31. Dewei Qi, Jeffrey Hinkley and Guowei He, “MD simulation of Thermodynamic and mechanical properties of nanotube Composites”, Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 13 493-507  (2005).
  32. Dewei Qi,  “Development of flexible fiber simulations” TAPPI, Paper Making Conference, (full paper, CD) April, Atlanta, GA (2006).
  33. Xiaoying Rong, Dewei Qi, J.Y. Zhu, T. Scott, "Sedimentation of a single Curved fiber", CD, Tappi Paper Making Conference May, Mulwake, WI (2005).
  34. Jatetana Kunsriluksakul and Dewei Qi “Functions of Macroscale Of  Turbulence In Design Of The Free Jet Of A Stratified Head BOD”,  TAPPI Paper Making Conference, MAY Mulwake, WI (2005).
  35. Xiaoying Rong, Dewei Qi Abubakr "Effects of Co-solvent on efficiency of extraction by supercritical fluid", Tappi Paper Making Conference, (CD)  May, Mulwake, WI, (2005).
  36. Jatetana Kunsriluksakul & Dewei Qi  “3D simulations of layer mixing in a three-layer stratified forming headbox”, Tappi Spring Technical and International Environmental Conference, May –35, Atlanta, Georgia, p 180, (2004)
  37. Xiaoying Rong & Dewei Qi, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of flow throught three-dimensional Random fiber network with considering of quadratic velocity term”,  Proceedings, AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas Nov 7-12, (2004)
  38. Dewei Qi, Jeffrey Hinkley,  “MD simulation of Thermodynamic and mechanical properties of nanotube Composites”, Proceeding, AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas Nov 7-12, (2004).
  39. Jatetana Kunsriluksakul & Dewei Qi  “3D simulations of layer mixing in a three-layer stratified forming headbox”, Tappi Spring Technical and International Environmental Conference, May –35, Atlanta, Georgia, p 180, (2004)  
  40. Dewei Qi and  Li-Shi Luo, “Rotational and Orientational Behavior of Spheroidal  Particles in a Couettee Flows”, J. Fluid Mechanics, 477, 201-213, (2003)
  41. Dewei Qi and Li-Shi Luo, “Transition in orientation of nonpsherical particles in a shear flow”, J. Phys. Fluid 14, 4440-4443  (2002).
  42. Dewei Qi, Lishi Luo, Raja Aravamuthan, and Williams Streider, “Lateral Migration and Orientation of Elliptical Particles in Poiseuille Flows”, J. Statistical Phys. http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/0022-4715/contents, Vol. 107, 101-120 (2002).
  43. Li-Shi Luo, Dewei Qi and Lian-Ping Wang, “Applications of the lattice Boltzmann method to Complex and turbulent Flows,”, NASA/CR-2002-211659 ICASE Report No. 2002-19, ICASE Mail Stop 132C NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA 23681-2199, July 2002, pp. 12.
  44. Gregory S. Wolffe, John Oleszkiewicz, David Cherba, Dewei Qi: Parallelizing Solid Particles in Lattice-Boltzmann Fluid Dynamics. Hamid R. Arabnia (Ed.): Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Volume 4. CSREA Press,  PDPTA 2016-2022 (2002).
  45. Dewei Qi and Raja Aravamuthan, “Dynamic Behavior of Elliptical Particles in a pressure driven flow”, CD, Proceeding of TAPPI Engineering Conference, Atlanta, Sept. (2000).
  46. Ahammand Shoeb, Zaki Yusuf and Dewei Qi “Effects of Addition of Borax to Starches on Specific Mechanical Properties of Paper”, Vancouver, Canada, April, TAPPI Paper making Conference (2000).
  47. Shiguo Zhang, David Peterson and Dewei Qi,  “Effects of Fines Concentration on Mechanical Properties of Recycled Paper”, Proceeding of TAPPI Recycling Symposium, p. 653-661, (2000).
  48. D. Peterson, S. Zhang, D. Qi, J. Cameron, “An Effective Method to Produce High Quality Fiber Fines”,  J. Progress in Paper Recycling, 10, No. 3, 18-24, (2001).
  49. Dewei Qi, “Simulations of Fluidization of Cylindrical Particles in a 3-D Space”, Int. J. Multiphase Flows, 27 (1), 107-118, (2000).
  50. Dewei Qi, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations on Fluidization of Rectangular Particles”, Int. J. Multiphase Flows, vol.  26, 421-433, (2000).
  51. J. Zhang, L.S. Fan, C. Zhu, and R. Pfeffer & D. W. Qi “Dynamic behavior of Collision of Elastic Spheres in Viscous Fluids”, J. Powder Technologies, vol.106, 98-109, (1999).
  52. Mark Dulemba, Dewei Qi, and Raja Aravamuthan “The Effect of Repeated Drying and Wetting on Single Fiber Flexibility”, J Progress in Paper Recycling,  9 (1), 38-45 (1999).
  53. Dewei Qi, Margaret Joyce, and Dan. Flemming, “Analysis of Microstructures of Coating Suspensions”, Int. Journal of Powder Technology, vol. 104, 50-55 (1999).
  54. D.W. Qi, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Particles in non-zero Reynolds number flows”. J. Fluid Mech. vol. 385, 41-62 (1999).
  55. Dewei Qi, “Simulations of Sedimentation of Cylindrical Particles in a 3-D space”, Proceeding of AIChE Annual Conference, “Advances in Fluidization and Particle Systems,” Dallas, TX, Oct. p 292-297, (1999)
  56. J. Teachman, M. Williams and D.W. Qi “Effects of Recycling TMP on Surface Properties of Paper”,  J. Progress in Paper Recycling,  7(4) p. 11-19, (1998).
  57. C. Aidun, and D.W. Qi, “A new Method for Analysis of Fluid Interaction With a Deformable Membrane”, J. Stat. Phys. 90 ( ½), 145-158, (1998).
  58. D. W. Qi, “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations on Fluidization of Rectangular Particles”, AIChE Advanced Technologies for Particle Processing, Nov 16, Miami, FL. Vol. 2. p. 515-519, (1998).
  59. J. Zhang, L-S. Fan, C. Zhu, R. Pefefer And D.W. Qi, “Dynamic Behavior of Collinear Collision of Elastic Spheres in Viscous”, AIChE Advanced Technologies for Particle Processing, Miami, Nov. 16. Vol. 2, p. 44-49, (1998)
  60. J. Teachman, D.W. Qi, and M. Williams  “Effects of Recycling TMP on Surface Properties of Paper”, TAPPI.  Recycling Symposium, April.  New Orlando, p 177-184, (1998).
  61. D.W. Qi, “Non-spherical Colloidal Suspensions in 3-dimensional Space”,  Int. J. Mod. Phys. C, 8(4), 945-997, (1997).
  62. D.W. Qi, “3-D Generalized Anisotropic Cox-Type Structural Model of a Fiber Network”, TAPPI  J., Nov., 80 (11), 165-171 (1997).
  63. D.W. Qi,  “Modeling of Fluid Transport in an Isotropic Fiber Network”, Appita J, July, 319-324, (1997).
  64. D.W. Qi, “Microstructural Model for a Three-dimensional Fiber Network”, TAPPI J. 80 (1), 283-292,  (1997).
  65. E. Standerfer and D.W. Qi, “Mechanisms of Fiber Micro-flocculation due to Hydrodynamic Force”, TAPPI Engineering Conference, Oct, Nashville, Tennessee Book3, 1407-1411, (1997).
  66. D.W. Qi, “Computer Simulation of Coating Suspension”, TAPPI Advanced Coating Fundamental Symposium, Philadaphia, PA, May, p. 201-211, (1997).
  67. D.W. Qi,  “Parallel Computation for Fluid Structure in An Anisotropic Fiber Network”, TAPPI Engineering Conference, 535-544, (1996).
  68. D. W. Qi, and C. Aidun, “3‑D Free‑edge Flutter Based on 3‑D Structure Characteristics of Paper”, TAPPI Engineering Conference, 243-248, (1995).
  69. T. Uesaka and D. W. Qi, “Hygroexpansivity of Paper. Part /1. Effects of Fibre‑to‑Fibre Bonding and Fibre Dimensions”, J. Pulp and Paper Science, 20, J 175-179, (1994)
  70. D. W. Qi and R. Moore, “Molecular Dynamic Simulations for Crystallization Under Different Pressure”, J. Chem. Phys 99 (11), 8948-8952, (1993)
  71. R. A. Moore, D. W. Qi and T. C. Scott, “Causality of Many‑Particle Classical Dynamics Theories”, Can. J. Phys. 70, 772-781 (1992).
  72. D. W. Qi, J. Lu, and S. Wang, “Crystallization Properties of Metallic Supercooled Liquids”, J. Chem. Phys. 96, 513-516, (1992).
  73. R. S. Liu, D. W. Qi, and S. Wang, “On the Subpeaks of Structure Factors for Metallic Glasses”, Phys. Rev. B 45, 451-453 (1992).
  74. D. W. Qi and S. Wang, “Icosahedral Order and Defects in Metallic Glasses”, in the Rapid‑Communication Section of Phys. Rev. B 44, 884-887 (1991).
  75. D. W. Qi and S. Wang, “Thermodynamic Calculations for Glasses: Thermodynamic Properties of the Glass Transition”, J. Non‑Cryst. Sol. 135, 73-78 (1991).
  76. D. W. Qi, J. Gryko and S. Wang, “Specific Heats of Metallic Supercooled Liquids”, J. Non‑Cryst. Sol. 127, 306-311, (1991).
  77. J. Lu and D. W. Qi, “Computer Study of the Specific Heat for Metallic Glasses”, Phys. Lett. A. 157, 283-285 (1991).
  78. H. Nakano, D. W. Qi and S. Wang, “Variational Calculations for Metastable System: Thermodynamic Properties of Glass Transitions”, J. Chem. Phys. 90, 1871-1876 (1989).
  79. D. W. Qi and Xite Zheng, “Phase Diagram of U(I) Lattice Mixed Model in Analytic Treatment”, Mod. Phys. Lett. 3, 1107-1111 (1988).
  80. D. W. Qi, “Calculation for the Splitting of Crystal Field Energy Levels of Oh ÉC2v É C2 Group Chain in ZnWO4,.N+2 Crystal”, J. Phys. Chem. SINICA 3, 209-212 (1986).
  81. D. W. Qi, L. Y. Din and Z. Lou, “Calculation for Splitting Chain of Energy levels of W in  Ni,NbO,6.‑Ni”, .Chengdu Univ. of Sci. and Tech. 2, 101-106 (1986).
  82. L. Y. Din, T. Y. Wang‑Jun, D. W. Qi and C. Y. Xong, “Using Reduced Concentration Method in the Spectrometric Analysis of High Alloys”, J. Chengdu Univ. of Sci. and Tech. 4, 69-76 (1982).

 

Book Chapter

Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering

Volume 21 2002

High Performance Scientific And Engineering Computing

Proceedings of the 3rd International FORTWIHR Conference on HPSEC, Erlangen, March 12–14, 2001

Editors: Michael BreuerFranz DurstChristoph Zenger

L. S. Luo, D. Qi, L. P. Wang, APPLICATIONS OF THE LATTICE BOLTZMANN METHOD TO COMPLEX AND TURBULENT FLOWS, Springer Berlin, 2002. P123-13