Dr Qi Zhou

Research Associate



2.2412 James Clerk Maxwell Building

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Research Institute: 

  • Multiscale Thermofluids

Research Theme: 

  • Multiphase Flows and Transport Phenomena


I'm a Research Associate working on blood flow modelling in human palcenta with Dr. Timm Krüger. My current research focuses on the blood flow and solute transport in vascular networks or porous media, using lattice-Boltzmann and immersed-boundary methods.

Previously I was a PhD student also in the Institute for Multiscale Thermofluids at the School of Engineering.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), The University of Edinburgh (UOE)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
  • Community Associate of American Chemical Society (ACS)


  • Plant Engineering Lab 2 (2016-2017; 2017-2018)
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (2011-2012; 2012-2013)

Research Interests: 

  • fluid dynamics
  • computational biophysics
  • bio-inspired microswimmers
  • medical micro/nanorobots

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