Tao Yu, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​My research interests are the development of quantitative, advanced laser diagnostics and its application to the experimental investigations such as pre-chamber combustion.

Selected Publications


  • ​Ph.D., Power Engineering and Thermophysics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2020
  • B.Sc., Vehicle Operation Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 2015

Professional Profile

  • ​2020-present: Post doctoral fellow, Clean Combustion Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2019: Visiting Student, Lehrstuhl für Technische Thermodynamik (LTT), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany


  • ​National Scholarship for Doctoral Students, 2017
  • "Academic Star" Nomination of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2019
  • "Academic Star" of School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2019

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Raman Scattering Rayleigh scattering high-speed imaging