Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame



Zhangli Peng

Office:  369 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

Phone:  574-631-6676


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Current Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego
M.S., Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, China
B.S., Civil Engineering, Tongji University, China

Research Interests
I am interested in flow energy harvester inspired by fish swimming, such as flow-induced oscillation of a flapping foil.

Key Words
Flapping Foil, Wind Energy

Relevant Energy Publications

  1. Zhangli Peng and Qiang Zhu. Energy harvesting through flow-induced oscillations of a foil. Physics of Fluids, 21: 123602, 2009.
  2. Qiang Zhu and Zhangli Peng. Mode coupling and flow energy harvesting by a flapping foil. Physics of Fluids, 21: 033601, 2009.