Hamn-Ching Chen

Professor

Holder of A.P. & Florence Wiley Professor I

Joint Faculty – Professor, Civil Engineering

Chen, Hamn-Ching

Office: DLEB 808K
Phone: 979.847.9468
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Research Interests

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulence modeling
  • Wave-current-structure interactions
  • Ship motion and multiple ship interactions
  • Vortex-induced vibrations of marine risers and pipelines
  • Vortex-induced motions of offshore structures
  • Green water and hurricane wave load on offshore structures

Awards & Honors

  • 2006, Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2005, Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1982
  • M.S., National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 1978
  • B.S., National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 1976

Selected Publications

Zhao, Y. and Chen, H.C., “Numerical simulation of 3D sloshing flow in partially filled LNG tank using a coupled Level-Set and Volume-of-Fluid method”, Ocean Engineering Journal, Vol. 104, pp. 10-30, 2015.

Chen, C.R. and Chen, H.C., “CFD Simulation of Bow and Stern Slamming on a Containership in Random Waves,” International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2015.

Xiao, F. and Chen, H.C., “CFD Simulation of Vortex-Induced Vibrations of Free Span Pipelines Including Pipe-Soil Interactions,” Proceedings 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, June 21-26, 2015.

Chen, C.R. and Chen, H.C., “CFD Simulation of Vortex-Induced Motion of a Deep Draft Semi-Submersible Platform,” Proceedings 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, June 21-26, 2015.

Zhao, Y. and Chen, H.C., “Violent Free Surface Flow Simulations by a Coupled Level-Set and Volume of Fluid Method,” International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 114-121, June 2014.