Ching-Long Lin

Professor and Departmental Executive Officer, Mechanical Engineering
Edward M. Mielnik & Samuel R. Harding Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Ching-Long Lin is professor and departmental executive officer of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a professor of applied mathematical and computational sciences. He is a researcher in IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering, the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, and the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute.

Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, and Biomedical Engineering Society, American Thoracic Society

Special Fields of Knowledge: 

  • Large-eddy simulation
  • Turbulent flow
  • High-performance computation
  • Level-set method
  • Lattice-Boltzmann method
  • Two-phase flow
  • Four-dimensional data assimilation
Research Areas:
  • Multiscale simulation of gas flow and particle transport in the human lungs
  • Turbulent flow in complex geometry
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Parallel computing

Curriculum Vita

Photo of Ching-Long Lin
PhD, Fluid Mechanics, Stanford University, 1994
MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1989
BSc, Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1986
Contact Information

2406 Seamans Center
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States