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Qing Li

Qing Li

Phone (505) 667-6859


  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)


Qing Li currently works on the lattice Boltzmann modeling and investigation of Boiling multiphase flows.

Research Interests:

Lattice Boltzmann method;

Multiphase flows;

Phase-change heat transfer;

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics.


2006.9-2011.3  Xi'an Jiaotong University, Engineering Thermophysics, Ph.D, China

2002.9-2006.7  Xi'an Jiaotong University, Bachelor of Engineering., China


LANL Positions

Director's Postdoctoral Research Fellow, EES-16, LANL



2013, National Distinguished Ph. D Dissertation 



Representative publications:

Qing Li, Q. J. Kang, M. M. Francois, Y. L. He, K. H. Luo, "Lattice Boltzmann modeling of boiling heat transfer: The boiling curve and the effects o wettability", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 85, p.787, 2015.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, Q. J. Kang, Q. Chen. "Contact angles in the pseudopotential lattice Boltzmann modeling of wetting", Physical Review E, Vol.90, iss.5, p.053301, Nov. 2014.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, "Effects of the forcing term in the pseudopotenial lattice Boltzmann modeling of thermal flows", Physical Review E, Vol.89, p. 053022, 2014.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, "Achieving tunable surface tension in the pseudopotential lattice Boltzmann modeling of multiphase flows ", Physical Review E, Vol. 88, p. 053307, 2013.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, X. J. Li, "Lattice Boltzmann modeling of multphase flows at large density ratio with an improved pseudopotential model", Physical Review E, Vol. 87, p. 053301, 2013.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, X. J. Li,"Focing schemes in pseudopotentia lattice Boltzmann model for multiphase flows", Physical Review E, Vol. 86, p. 016709, 2012.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, X. J. Li, "Lattice Boltzmann method for relativistic hydrodynamics: Issues on conservation law of particle number and discontinuities", Physical Review D, Vol. 86, p. 085044, 2012.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, Y. J. Gao, Y. L. He, "Additional interfacial force in lattice Boltzmann models for incompressible multiphase flows",Physical Review E, Vol. 85, p. 026704, 2012.

Qing Li, K. H. Luo, Y. L. He, Y. J. Gao, W. Q. Tao, "Coupling lattice Boltzmann model for simulation of thermal flows on standard lattices", Physical Review E, Vol. 85, p. 016710, 2012.