Tianfeng Lu
Tianfeng Lu
Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UConn
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Tsinghua University, 1994, BS, Engineering Mechanics and 1997, MS, Engineering Mechanics; Princeton University, 2004, PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Professional Area

Combustion, chemical kinetics, computational fluid dynamics, mechanism reduction, numerical methods.


Outstanding contributions to systematic reduction of chemical kinetic reaction mechanisms widely utilized in combustion simulations by industries and research institutes and chemical explosive mode analysis for diagnostics of complex combustion problems.