Dr Songdong Shao

Songdong Shao

Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5783
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 5700

Email: s.shao@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: C109e

Qualifications

BEng 1992, Tsinghua University; MSc and PhD 1998, Tsinghua University;
FHEA

Profile

Dr. Shao joined the University of Sheffield on 1st September 2013 after serving as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering at the University of Bradford. Before he joined University of Bradford in 2006, he had worked at the University of Hong Kong, University of Plymouth, Kyoto University, Nanyang Technological University and Beijing Forestry University as a postdoctoral research fellow since 1998. During this time, he has also got an associate professorship at the North China Electric Power University. Dr. Shao obtained his Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees at the Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University. His major research interests are river hydraulics and coastal hydrodynamics as well as mesh free numerical modelling techniques such as Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH).

Activities and Distinctions

  • Visiting Professor, State Key Laboratory of Hydro-Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
  • Total citations of 750 in Web of Science and 850 in Scopus with H index 13
  • Thomson Reuters High Cite Researchers 2013
  • Editorial Board, Coastal Engineering Journal, JSCE & World Scientific Publishing Co
  • Keynote speaker, 11th International Conference on Hydrodynamics (ICHD 2014), 19-24 October, Singapore

Grants

  • Royal Academy of Engineering, Research Exchanges with China/India, Short Awards 2010, Principal Investigator
  • Royal Society, Research Grant 2008/R2, No. RG080561, Principal Investigator
  • Royal Society, International Travel Grant 2010/R4, No. TG102591, Principal Investigator
  • Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellowship in Engineering FY2012, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Principal Investigator
  • Sichuan University Open Fund, 2012, Principal Investigator
  • FP7-PEOPLE-IEF-2008, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for Career Development, PARTS, Co-Investigator (PI: Prof. Simon Tait)
  • Consultancy with Ocean Engineering Limited at Isle of Man, Tidal Power Scheme CANUTE 2008, Co-Investigator (PI: Prof. Simon Tait)
  • Nazarbayev University Research Council Seed Grant, 2012, Kazakhstan, Co-Investigator (PI: Dr. Jaan Hui Pu)
  • Major State Basic Research Development Program (973 program) of China, 2013, Co-Investigator (PI: Prof. Yuefei Huang, Tsinghua University)
  • FP7 PEOPLE-2012-1TW, 314546, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for People, HYTECH, Co-Investigator (PI: Prof. Simon Tait)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) grant No. 51479087, 2015-2018, Principal Investigator

Teaching

CIV411/6014 Computational Fluid Dynamics

Selected Publications

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Chapters