Research Interests

​Heat and mass transfer, iterative solver and precondition, direct numerical simulation, high performance computation


Selected Publications

  • Feasibility of selective nanoparticle-assisted photothermal treatment for an embedded liver tumor
    X. Xu, A. Meade and Y. Bayazitoglu
    Lasers in medical science 29:1159-1168, (2013)
  • Numerical investigation of nanoparticle-assisted laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy
toward tumor and cancer t...
    X. Xu, A. Meade and Y. Bayazitoglu
    Lasers in medical science 26:213-222, (2011)
  • Fluence rate distribution in laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy by mesh free collocation
    X. Xu, A. Meade and Y. Bayazitoglu
    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer53: 4017-4022, (2010)

Education Profile

  • Ph. D, Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA, 2012

Professional Profile

  • 2015-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, Clean combustion research center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

  • 2013-2014: Postdoctoral fellow, Aerospace and Ocean Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA


KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center(CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering(PSE)