Suchuan (Steven) Dong

Center for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: 765-496-3875


About Me



Spring 2021: MA362 Vector Calculus

Academic Background

  • Post-Doc, Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 2004.
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001.
  • M.S., Physics, Zhejiang University (China), 1995.
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, National University of Defense Technology (China), 1992.


  • High-order methods and temporal algorithms for simulations of fluids- and solids-related phenomena.
  • Interfaces, free surfaces, and contact line dynamics.
  • Neural network-based numerical methods.
  • Two-phase and multiphase flows.
  • Turbulent pattern formation.
  • Bio-fluids and bio-structural simulations.
  • Flow-structure interaction.
  • Turbulence at high Reynolds numbers in complex geometries.
  • High performance computing.

Representative Publications

  1. S. Dong & N. Ni. A method for representing periodic functions and enforcing exactly periodic boundary conditions with deep neural networks. Journal of Computational Physics, 435, 110242, 2021. [PDF]
  2. Z. Yang & S. Dong. A roadmap for discretely energy-stable schemes for dissipative systems based on a generalized auxiliary variable with guaranteed positivity. Journal of Computational Physics, 404, 109121, 2020. [PDF]
  3. S. Dong. Multiphase flows of N immiscible incompressible fluids: a reduction-consistent and thermodynamically-consistent formulation and associated algorithm. Journal of Computational Physics, 361, 1-49, 2018. [PDF]
  4. S. Dong. Wall-bounded multiphase flows of N immiscible incompressible fluids: consistency and contact-angle boundary condition. Journal of Computational Physics, 338, 21-67, 2017. [PDF]
  5. S. Dong & J. Shen. A time-stepping scheme involving constant coefficient matrices for phase field simulations of two-phase incompressible flows with large density ratios. Journal of Computational Physics, 231, 5788-5804, 2012. [PDF]

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