Oct. 2012–Nov. 2017, PhD in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Oct. 2010–July 2012, BEng (Hons) in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (1st Class), University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Sept. 2008–July 2012, BEng in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, China
June 2021–Present, Assistant Professor, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, China
May 2018–May 2021, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (On-Job), Tianjin University, China
Apr. 2018–May 2021, Lecturer, Tianjin University, China
Feb. 2017–Dec. 2017, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior member of Chinese Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers;
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers;
Associate member of Royal Institution of Naval Architects;
Topic editor of ‘Energy Harvesting From Flow Induced Oscillation’ in Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering;
Reviewer for Ocean Engineering, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Ships and Offshore Structures, Energy, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Nonlinear Dynamics, Engineering Structures, AIAA Journal, China Ocean Engineering, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, Cogent Engineering, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Engineering Computations, Mathematical Problems in Engineering etc.
We are seeking highly motivated PhD students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows with backgrounds in Ocean Engineering, Offshore Engineering, Subsea Engineering or Mechanical Engineering to work with us. Please get in touch via email. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environmental Elements of Marine Engineering
Master’s & Ph.D. Advising
Fluid-structure interaction, vortex-induced vibration, computational fluid dynamics, marine risers and subsea pipelines, marine renewable energy, marine hydrodynamics, offshore floating structures, structural health monitoring of offshore structures.
-Computational fluid dynamics
-Marine risers and subsea pipelines
-Marine renewable energy
-Offshore floating structures
Fluid-structure interaction, vortex-induced vibration, computational fluid dynamics, marine risers and subsea pipelines, hydrodynamics of floating structures, offshore wind/wave/tidal energy harnessing, structural health monitoring of offshore structures.
. Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 01/2020-12/2022, CNY270,000
. Independent Innovation Fund of Tianjin University, 04/2020-12/2020, CNY50,000
. Open Fund of the State Key Laboratory of Ocean Engineering (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), 01/2019-12/2020, CNY80,000
. General Financial Grant of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 11/2018-05/2020, CNY50,000
. Consultancy project funded by the Institute of Mechanics (Chinese Academy of Sciences), 11/2018-12/2018, CNY130,000
 Xu Wanhai, Zhang Qiannan, Wang Qicheng, Pang Tao, Ma Yexuan, Wang Enhao*, 2022. Flow-induced vibration analysis of two unequal-diameter flexible cylinders in staggered configuration from a hydrodynamic force perspective. Marine Structures 83, 103173.
 Xu Wanhai, Wu Haokai, Jia Kun, Wang Enhao*, 2021. Numerical investigation into the effect of spacing on the flow-induced vibrations of two tandem circular cylinders at subcritical Reynolds numbers. Ocean Engineering 236, 109521.
 Xu Wanhai, Yang Meng, Wang Enhao*, Sun Hai**, 2020. Performance of single-cylinder VIVACE converter for hydrokinetic energy harvesting from flow-induced vibration near a free surface. Ocean Engineering 218, 108168.
 Xu Wanhai, Zhang Qiannan, Ma Wenchen, Wang Enhao*, 2020. Response of two unequal-diameter flexible cylinders in a side-by-side arrangement: Characteristics of FIV. China Ocean Engineering 34(4), 475–487.
 Liu Yuanchuan, Liu Fushun*, Wang Enhao, Xiao Qing, Li Liang, 2020. The effect of base column on vortex-induced vibration of a circular cylinder with low aspect ratio. Ocean Engineering 196, 106822.
 Xie Wude, Gao Xifeng*, Wang Enhao, Xu Wanhai, Bai Yuchuan, 2019. An investigation of the nonlinear dynamic response of a flexible pipe undergoing vortex-induced vibrations and conveying internal fluid with variable-density. Ocean Engineering 183, 453–468.
 Wang Enhao, Xu Wanhai*, Yu Yang, Zhou Lidan, Incecik Atilla, 2019. Flow-induced vibrations of three and four long flexible cylinders in tandem arrangement: An experimental study. Ocean Engineering 178, 170–184.
 Wang Enhao, Xu Wanhai*, Gao Xifeng, Liu Liqin, Xiao Qing, Ramesh Kiran, 2019. The effect of cubic stiffness nonlinearity on the vortex-induced vibration of a circular cylinder at low Reynolds numbers. Ocean Engineering 173, 12–27.
 Wang Enhao, Ramesh Kiran*, Killen Shaun, Viola Ignazio Maria, 2018. On the nonlinear dynamics of self-sustained limit-cycle oscillations in a flapping-foil energy harvester. Journal of Fluids and Structures 83, 339–357.
 Xu Wanhai, Zhang Shuhai, Liu Bin*, Wang Enhao, Bai Yin, 2018. An experimental study on flow-induced vibration of three and four side-by-side long flexible cylinders. Ocean Engineering 169, 492–510.
 Xu Wanhai, Yu Yang*, Wang Enhao, Zhou Lidan, 2018. Flow-induced vibration (FIV) suppression of two tandem long flexible cylinders attached with helical strakes. Ocean Engineering 169, 49–69.
 Han Qinghua, Ma Yexuan, Xu Wanhai*, Fan Dixia, Wang Enhao, 2018. Hydrodynamic characteristics of an inclined slender flexible cylinder subjected to vortex-induced vibration. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 148, 352–365.
 Wang Enhao, Xiao Qing*, Incecik Atilla, 2017. Three-dimensional numerical simulation of two-degree-of-freedom VIV of a circular cylinder with varying natural frequency ratios at Re = 500. Journal of Fluids and Structures 73, 162–182.
 Wang Enhao, Xiao Qing*, Zhu Qiang, Incecik Atilla, 2017. The effect of spacing on the vortex-induced vibrations of two tandem flexible cylinders. Physics of Fluids 29(7), 077103.
 Wang Enhao, Xiao Qing*, 2016. Numerical simulation of vortex-induced vibration of a vertical riser in uniform and linearly sheared currents. Ocean Engineering 121, 492–515.
 Xu Wanhai, Wang Enhao, Gao Xifeng*, 2020. Recycling Regulations. In: Cui Weicheng, Fu Shixiao, Hu Zhiqiang (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ocean Engineering, Springer, Singapore, Singapore.
 Gao Xifeng*, Wang Enhao, Xu Wanhai, 2020. Inventory of Hazardous Materials. In: Cui Weicheng, Fu Shixiao, Hu Zhiqiang (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Ocean Engineering, Springer, Singapore, Singapore.
Awards and Honors
 Excellent Presentation at the 2019 National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Engineering Applications
 Second Prize of the 2020 Ocean Engineering Science and Technology Award
 Shenzhen Overseas High-Caliber Personnel