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Junfeng Zhang

Junfeng Zhang

Full Professor, Bharti School of Engineering & Computation
Bharti School of Engineering and Computation
Science, Engineering and Architecture
F-224, Science Building


              Academic CV         

             Google Scholar Citations



  • Postdoc, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, USA, Nov. 2005 - June 2007
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada, Jan. 2002 - Oct. 2005
  • M.Sc., Applied Mechanics, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, Sept. 1990 - Mar. 1993
  • B.Sc., Engineering Mechanics/Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, Sept. 1986 - July 1990

Academic Appointments

Bharti School of Engineering, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada, July 2007 - present 


  •   Blood Cell Flows
  • ​Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Porous and Particulate Flows
  • Multiphase Flows
  • Model and Algorithm Development
  • Lattice Boltzmann Method
  • Microfluidics
  • Nanofluids
  • Colloidal Systems
  • Interfacial Phenomena


       See the following links for complete publications: 

             Google Scholar Citations





  • ENGR 2097 Fluid Mechanics I
  • ENGR 3526 Fluid Mechanics II
  • ENGR 2036 Engineering Thermodynamics I
  • ENGR 2573 Engineering Thermodynamics II
  • MATH 3416 Numerical Methods I
  • ENGR 2016 Engineering Differential Equations
  • ENGR 5526 Microfluidics
  • ENGR 5696 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: The Lattice Boltzmann Method
  • ENGR 5696 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: Microscopic Complex Flows
  • ENGR 5696 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: Mathematial and Numerical Methods in Engineering Sciences


  1. A. Rezghi and J. Zhang, Tank-Treading Dynamics of Red Blood Cell in Shear Flow: On the Membrane Viscosity Rheology, Biophysical Journal, in press, 2022.
  2. M. Jbeili and J. Zhang, System-Dependent Behaviors of Nanofluids for Heat Transfer: A Particle-Resolved Computational Study, Computational Particle Dynamics, in press, 2022.
  3. M. Jbeili and J. Zhang, Boundary and Interface Treatments for One-Unit Pore-Scale Simulations of Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Materials, Achieves of Computational Methods in Engineering, in press, 2022.
  4. R. Wang and J. Zhang, Editorial for the Special Issue on Heat and Mass Transfer in Micro/Nanosystems, Micromachines, 13(7), 1151, 2022.
  5. A. Rezghi, P. Li and J. Zhang, Lateral  Migration of Viscoelastic Capsules in Tube Flow, Physics of Fluids, 34(1), 011906, 2022.
  6. M. Jbeili and J. Zhang, Effects of Microscopic Properties on Macroscopic Thermal Conductivity for Convective Heat Transfer in Porous Materials, Micromachines, 12(11), 1369, 2021.
  7. F. A. Amiri and J. Zhang, An Immersed Membrane Method for Mass Transfer across Flexible Semipermeable Membranes in Flows, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 128, 105601, 2021.
  8. A. Rezghi and J. Zhang, A Counter-Extrapolation Approach for the Boundary Velocity Calculation in Immersed Boundary Simulations, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 35(4), 248-268, 2021.
  9. M. Jbeili and J. Zhang, The Generalized Periodic Boundary Conditions for Microscopic Simulations of Heat Transfer in Heterogeneous Materials, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 173, 121200, 2021.
  10. P. Li and J. Zhang, Similar but Distinct Roles of Membrane and Interior Fluid Viscosities in Capsule Dynamics in Shear Flows, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 12(2), 232-249, 2021.
  11. P. Li and J. Zhang, Finite-Difference and Integral Schemes for Maxwell Viscous Stress Calculation in Immersed Boundary Simulations of Viscoelastic Membranes, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 19(6), 2667-2681,  2020.
  12. F. A. Amiri, G. Le, Q. Chen, and J. Zhang, Accuracy Improvement for Immersed Boundary Method Using Lagrangian Velocity Interpolation, Journal of Computational Physics, 423, 109800, 2020.
  13. M. Jbeili and J. Zhang, The Temperature Decomposition Method for Periodic Thermal Flows with Conjugate Heat Transfer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 150, 119288, 2020.