Associate Professor

Address:Tsinghua University, Center for Combustion Energy, Beijing 100084, China
Office:Lee Shau Kee Science and Technology Building B-534
Tel:(+86) 10-62789808;

Education Background

2008  Ph.D., Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

2004  M.Sc., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Russia

2002  B.Sc., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Russia

Work Experiences

2016-present: Associate professor, Center for Combustion Energy and the Department of Energy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua Unviersity

2014 - 2016: Umeå University, Sweden - principal research engineer

2011 - 2014: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA - CEFRC postdoctoral research associate

2011 - 2014: Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, USA - visitor

2008 - 2011: Umeå University, Sweden - postdoc

Other Professional Positions

Professional Societies:

Combustion Institute

Research Areas and Interests

Fundamental CFD and modeling of combustion by utilizing high-performance computing (HPC)

Honors and Awards


Books and Patents


Journal Publications

Z. Qu, R. Ghorbani, D. Valiev, and F. M. Schmidt, Calibration-free scanned wavelength modulation spectroscopy – application to H2O and temperature sensing in flames, Optics Express, Volume 23, Issue 12, pp. 16492 - 16499 (2015)

Valiev D.M., Akkerman V., Kuznetsov M., Eriksson L.-E., Law C.K., Bychkov V., Influence of gas compression on flame acceleration in the early stage of burning in tubes,  Combustion and Flame, Volume 160, Issue 1, pp. 97-111 (2013)

Gruber A., Chen J.H., Valiev D., Law C.K., Direct numerical simulation of premixed flame boundary layer flashback in turbulent channel flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Volume 709, pp.  516-542 (2012)

Bychkov V., Matyba P., Akkerman V., Modestov M., Valiev D., Brodin G., Law C. K., Marklund M., and Edman L., Speedup of Doping Fronts in Organic Semiconductors through Plasma Instability, Physical Review Letters, 107, 016103 (2011)

Valiev D., Bychkov V., Akkerman V., Law C.K., Eriksson L.-E., Flame acceleration in channels with obstacles in the deflagration-to-detonation transition, Combustion And Flame, Volume 157, Issue 5, pp. 1012-1021 (2010)

Valiev D.M., Bychkov V., Akkerman V., Eriksson L.-E., Different stages of flame acceleration from slow burning to Chapman-Jouguet deflagration, Physical Review E, Volume 80, Issue 3, 036317 (2009)

Bychkov V., Valiev D., Eriksson L.-E., Physical Mechanism of Ultra-Fast Flame Acceleration, Physical Review Letters, 101, 164501 (2008)

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