Dr Chenfeng Li

Dr Chenfeng Li

Chenfeng Li

Associate Professor

 

link to Chenfeng Li Research Website

Overview

Specialist Subjects: 

  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Graphics
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Geomechanics, Oil & Gas Reservoir
  • Nuclear and New Energy Technology

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Research

Research interests

  • Computer simulaton of deformation, fracture, energy and mass transport
  • Physically-based modelling for graphics and vision
  • Data-driven stochastic modelling and probabilistic engineering

 

Selected publications

  • Jianjun Chen, Bingwan Cao, Yao Zheng, Lijun Xie, Chenfeng Li, Zhoufang Xiao, Automatic surface repairing, defeaturing and meshing algorithms based on an extended B-rep, Advances in Engineering Software, 2015, 86, [ISSN:09659978], [DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2015.04.004]
  • Bo Ren, Xiao Yan, Tao Yang, Chen-feng Li, Ming C. Lin, Shi-min Hu, Fast SPH simulation for gaseous fluids, The Visual Computer, 2015, [ISSN:0178-2789], [DOI: 10.1007/s00371-015-1086-y]
  • Yan Shang, Song Cen, Chen-Feng Li, Jun-Bin Huang, An effective hybrid displacement function element method for solving the edge effect of Mindlin-Reissner plate, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2015, 102, 8, [ISSN:00295981], [DOI: 10.1002/nme.4843]
  • Xiang-Yu Wang, Song Cen, C.F. Li, D.R.J. Owen, A priori error estimation for the stochastic perturbation method, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2015, 286, [ISSN:00457825], [DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2014.11.044]
  • C Li, Statistical reconstruction of two-phase random media, Computers & Structures, 2014, 137, [ISSN:00457949], [DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.03.019]
  • C Li, Hybrid displacement function element method: a simple hybrid-Trefftz stress element method for analysis of Mindlin-Reissner plate, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2014, 98, 3, [ISSN:00295981], [DOI: 10.1002/nme.4632]
  • C Li, Quasi-static Crack Propagation Simulation based on Shape-free Hybrid Stress-Function Finite Elements with Simple Remeshing, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2014, [ISSN:00457825], [DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2014.03.006]
  • Bo Ren, Chenfeng Li, Xiao Yan, Ming C. Lin, Javier Bonet, Shi-Min Hu, Multiple-Fluid SPH Simulation Using a Mixture Model, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 2014, 33, 5, [ISSN:07300301], [DOI: 10.1145/2645703]
  • Xiang Fang, Suyuan Yu, Haitao Wang, Chenfeng Li, The mechanical behavior and reliability prediction of the HTR graphite component at various temperature and neutron dose ranges, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2014, 276, [ISSN:00295493], [DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2014.05.036]
  • Ming-Jue Zhou, Song Cen, Yi Bao, Chen-Feng Li, A quasi-static crack propagation simulation based on shape-free hybrid stress-function finite elements with simple remeshing, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2014, 275, [ISSN:00457825], [DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2014.03.006]
  • Yu Zang, Hua Huang, Chen-Feng Li, Artistic preprocessing for painterly rendering and image stylization, The Visual Computer, 2014, 30, 9, [ISSN:0178-2789], [DOI: 10.1007/s00371-013-0881-6]
  • Song Cen, Yan Shang, Chen-Feng Li, Hong-Guang Li, Hybrid displacement function element method: a simple hybrid-Trefftz stress element method for analysis of Mindlin-Reissner plate, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2014, 98, 3, [ISSN:00295981], [DOI: 10.1002/nme.4632]
  • J.W. Feng, C.F. Li, S. Cen, D.R.J. Owen, Statistical reconstruction of two-phase random media, Computers & Structures, 2014, 137, [ISSN:00457949], [DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.03.019]
  • Yue Gao, Li Chen-Feng, Bo Ren, Hu Shi-Min, View-Dependent Multiscale Fluid Simulation, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2013, 19, 2, pp.178, [ISSN:1077-2626], [DOI: 10.1109/tvcg.2012.117]
  • C Li, Flow Field Modulation, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2013, 19, 10, [ISSN:1077-2626], [DOI: 10.1109/TVCG.2013.73]
  • C Li, Generalized Neumann Expansion and Its Application in Stochastic Finite Element Methods, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2013, 2013, [ISSN:1024-123X], [DOI: 10.1155/2013/325025]
  • C Li, Stroke Style Analysis for Painterly Rendering, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2013, 28, 5, [ISSN:1000-9000], [DOI: 10.1007/s11390-013-1375-8]
  • C Li, Artistic preprocessing for painterly rendering and image stylization, The Visual Computer, 2013, [ISSN:0178-2789], [DOI: 10.1007/s00371-013-0881-6]
  • Yu Zang, Hua Huang, Chen-Feng Li, Stroke Style Analysis for Painterly Rendering, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2013, 28, 5, [ISSN:1000-9000], [DOI: 10.1007/s11390-013-1375-8]
  • Xiangyu Wang, Song Cen, Chenfeng Li, Generalized Neumann Expansion and Its Application in Stochastic Finite Element Methods, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2013, 2013, [ISSN:1024-123X], [DOI: 10.1155/2013/325025]
  • Feng Wang, Li Chenfeng, Jianwen Feng, Song Cen, D.R.J Owen, A novel joint diagonalization approach for linear stochastic systems and reliability analysis, Engineering Computations, 2012, 29, 2, pp.221, [ISSN:0264-4401], [DOI: 10.1108/02644401211206061]
  • Xiang Fang, Haitao Wang, Yu Suyuan, Li Chenfeng, The various creep models for irradiation behavior of nuclear graphite, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2012, 242, pp.19, [ISSN:00295493], [DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2011.09.024]
  • Jin Wei, Li Chen-Feng, Hu Shi-Min, Ralph R Martin, Chiew-Lan Tai, Fisheye Video Correction, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2012, 18, 10, pp.1771, [ISSN:1077-2626], [DOI: 10.1109/TVCG.2011.130]
  • Hongtao Wang, Libin Sun, Li Chenfeng, Li Shi, Haitao Wang, An evaluation on fatigue crack growth in a fine-grained isotropic graphite, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2012, 250, pp.197, [ISSN:00295493], [DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2012.05.043]
  • Yu Suyuan, Xiang Fang, Haitao Wang, Li Chenfeng, Failure probability study of HTR graphite component using microstructure-based model, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2012, 253, pp.192, [ISSN:00295493], [DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2012.08.019]
  • Song Cen, Fu XiangRong, GuoHua Zhou, MingJue Zhou, Li ChenFeng, Shape-free finite element method: The plane hybrid stress-function (HS-F) element method for anisotropic materials, Science China Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, 2011, 54, 4, pp.653, [ISSN:1674-73481869-1927], [DOI: 10.1007/s11433-011-4272-6]
  • Hua Huang, Fu Tian-Nan, Li Chen-Feng, Painterly rendering with content-dependent natural paint strokes, The Visual Computer, 2011, 27, 9, pp.861, [ISSN:0178-27891432-2315], [DOI: 10.1007/s00371-011-0596-5]
  • Li Chenfeng, Example-based painting guided by color features, The Visual Computer, 2010, [DOI: 10.1007/s00371-010-0498-y]
  • Li Chenfeng, A hybrid-stress element based on Hamilton principle, Acta Mechanica Sinica, 2010, [DOI: 10.1007/s10409-010-0352-5]
  • Li Chenfeng, A directed Monte Carlo solution of linear stochastic algebraic system of equations, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 2010, [DOI: 10.1016/j.finel.2010.01.004]
  • Li Chenfeng, Axisymmetric vibration of single-walled carbon nanotubes in water, Physics Letters A, 2010, [DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2010.04.002]
  • Li Chenfeng, Analytical trial function method for development of new 8-node plane element based on the variational principle containing Airy stress function, Engineering Computations, 2010, [DOI: 10.1108/02644401011044568]
  • Li Dong-Feng, Li Chen-Feng, Hai Qing, Lu Jian, The elastic T-stress for slightly curved or kinked cracks, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2010, 47, 14-15, [ISSN:00207683], [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.02.023]
  • Li Chenfeng, A joint diagonalisation approach for linear stochastic systems, Computers & Structures, 2010, [DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2010.06.013]
  • Song Cen, Xiao-Ming Chen, Li C. F, Fu Xiang-Rong, Quadrilateral membrane elements with analytical element stiffness matrices formulated by the new quadrilateral area coordinate method (QACM-II), International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2009, 77, 8, [ISSN:10970207], [DOI: 10.1002/nme.2459]
  • Li Chenfeng, Dynamic behaviors of microtubules in cytosol, Journal of Biomechanics, 2009, [DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.03.027]
  • Yue Gao, Li Chen-Feng, Hu Shi-Min, Brian A Barsky, Simulating Gaseous Fluids with Low and High Speeds, Computer Graphics Forum, 2009, 28, 7, [ISSN:14678659], [DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8659.2009.01562.x]
  • Li Chenfeng, A fast and accurate analysis of the interacting cracks in linear elastic solids, International Journal of Fracture, 2008, [DOI: 10.1007/s10704-008-9249-8]
  • Li Chenfeng, Discrete thermal element modelling of heat conduction in particle systems: Basic formulations, Journal of Computational Physics, 2008, [DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2008.01.031]
  • Li C.F, Y.T Feng, D.R.J Owen, SMB: collision detection based on temporal coherence, 2006, pp.2252-2269, [ISBN:0045-7825], [DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2005.05.003]
  • Li C.F, Y.T Feng, D.R.J Owen, I.M Davies, Fourier representation of random media fields in stochastic finite element modelling, Engineering Computations, 2006, 23, 7, pp.794, [ISSN:0264-4401], [DOI: 10.1108/02644400610689901]
  • Li C.F, N Hu, Y.J Yin, H Sekine, H Fukunaga, Low-velocity impact-induced damage of continuous fiber-reinforced composite laminates: part I an FEM numerical model, 2002, pp.1055-1062, [ISBN:1359-835X], [DOI: 10.1016/S1359-835X(02)00081-7]
  • Li C.F, N Hu, J.G Cheng, H Fukunaga, H Sekine, Low-velocity impact-induced damage of continuous fiber-reinforced composite laminates: part II verification and numerical investigation, 2002, pp.1063-1072, [ISBN:1359-835X], [DOI: 10.1016/S1359-835X(02)00078-7]

Teaching

  • EGIM14 - Computational Case Study (15/16)
  • EG-D04 - MSc Dissertation - Civil and Computational Engineering (15/16)
  • EG-107 - Civil Laboratory I (15/16)
  • EGA117 - Fluid Mechanics (15/16)

Research theses supervised

PhD

  • 2015 - Structural Reliability Analysis (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2015 - To be defined (2nd Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2015 - Stochastic Discrete Element Modelling of Particle Systems in Engineering (1st Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2015 - Investigation of geo-mechanical problems in oil & gas applications (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2015 - Structural reliability analysis and risk assessment. (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2015 - Structure Reliability Analysis (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2014 - On Heterogeneity of Geological Formations and its Implication on Geomechanical Applications (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2014 - Stochastic modelling in Engineering: Theory and Applications (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2013 - Structural reliability analysis with applications in earthquake engineering (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2012 - An improved numerical model for systemic circulation to study high blood pressure and remodelling (1st Supervisor: Professor Perumal Nithiarasu)
  • 2012 - Higher resolution and multidimensional methods for flow and transport in fractured porous media. (1st Supervisor: Professor Michael Edwards)
  • 2011 - 'Computational Modelling of Hysteresis and Damage in Reinforced Concrete Bridge columns subject to Seismic Loading' (1st Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2010 - 'On human gut microbial ecosystem: In Vitro Experiment, In Vivo Study and Mathematical Modelling.' (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2010 - 'Numercial Modelling and Optimisation of new RHS Column-to-I Beam Connections' (1st Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2010 - 'Probabilistic Modelling of Heterogeneous Media' (2nd Supervisor: Professor David Owen)
  • 2010 - 'Application of Discrete Element Method for Concrete' (1st Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2009 - Optimization of tall structured buildings with multi-uncertainties (2nd Supervisor: Professor Johann Sienz)
  • 2007 - Joint Diagonalization Solutions for linear Stochostic Finite Element Equations (1st Supervisor: Professor David Owen)

MRes

  • 2012 - 'The parameter calibration of discrete element method for concrete' (1st Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)
  • 2009 - Fatigue Behaviors and Dynamic Responses of Wheelchairs - A finite element Approach (2nd Supervisor: Professor Yuntian Feng)

MSc

  • 2015 - To be defined
  • 2014 - To be defined
  • 2014 - 'Optimization of a 2D cable-stayed bridge in Matlab with finite elements'
  • 2014 - 'Finite Element and Building Information Modelling Based Optimization of Shanghai''s Lupu Bridge'
  • 2014 - 'The Durability of Organic Coatings applied to 6000 series Aluminium surfaces'
  • 2013 - 'Hydraulic fracturing: theory, Modelling and Applications'
  • 2013 - 'Can welsh home grown timber be given added value when used initiatively in construction?'
  • 2013 - 'Bridgewater Bay Tidal Lagoon Feasibility Study and Caisson Construction Techniques'
  • 2013 - 'Structural Reliability Analysis'
  • 2013 - 'Finite element Structural Analysis of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Moulded Gratings'
  • 2013 - To be defined
  • 2012 - 'Predicting Effective Properties of Concrete Influenced by Material Heterogeneity'
  • 2012 - 'Optimization of Steel Structures to Improve Structural Safety and Reliability'
  • 2011 - 'Finite Element based Optimization of Sydney Harbour Bridge'
  • 2010 - Finite element analysis of the combination of safety elements in the operating mechanism of Francis water turbines
  • 2009 - Transient Temperature Response of the Parison Mould in Hollow Glass Container Forming
  • 2008 - Modelling the pressure distribution in a cylindrical silo with soil
  • 2008 - Understanding the mechanisms leading to the failure of slopes
  • 2007 - Stochastic finite element modelling and its applications in heat conduction and elastostatics problems

Additional information

Education

2003 - 2007    PhD Computational Engineering, Swansea University, UK

1999 - 2002    MSc Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China  

1995 - 1999    BEng Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China

Employment

2013 - Present    Associate Professor

2007 - 2013       Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at Swansea University 

2003 - 2007       Senior Research Assistant at Swansea University

Awards and honours

  1. ICACM Young Investigator Award, 2013.
  2. Emerald Literati Highly Commended Paper Award 2011
  3. ACME Award of UK’s Best PhD Thesis in Computational Mechanics for 2006
  4. Chinese Government Award 2005 for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad
  5. The Most Downloaded Paper in Elsevier JCOMA 2003.
  6. Numerous academic awards in Tsinghua University 1995-2002

Research grants

  1. 2014-2015, "Parallel Mesh Generation and Parallel Simulation of Glass Forming", HPC Wales and Rockfield Software Ltd., £94k.
  2. 2014-2018, "TriContinental Alliance in Numerical Methods Applied to Natural Disasters", partnered with CIMNE-Spain, Tsinghua-China and CIMAT-Mexico, FP7 IRSES, €434k.
  3. 2013-2015, "Uncertainty Propagation: Fundamentals and Applications", British Council and Chinese Scholarship Council, £72k.
  4. 2011-2013, "Increased Robustness & Practicability for Physical Modeling in Computer Graphics", Royal Society and NSFC, £24k.
  5. 2011-2012, "Dynamic in vitro Models of the GI Tract and Stochastic Biomodelling of Human Gastrointestinal Microbial Ecosystem", Royal Society, £15k.
  6. 2010-2013, "Simulation Based Product Design in Engineering", Welsh Assembly Government, £715k.
  7. 2010-2013, "Stochastic Simulation of Human Gastrointestinal Microbial Ecosystem and Virtual Design of Probiotic Products", Welsh Assembly Government and Cultech Ltd., £100k.
  8. 2010-2012, "Stochastic Analysis of Nuclear Graphite with Dispersed Micro Cracks", Royal Academy of Engineering, £20k.
  9. 2008-2010, "Stochastic Mechanics of Geotenichal Infrastructures and its Applications", Royal Society, £18k.