Position：Associate ProfessorAddress：Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084 ChinaTel：+86-10- 62797367Fax：E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BA: Aug.1999 – July.2003, Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua UniversityPhD: Sep.2003 – Jun.2008, Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University
2012/12–present, Associate Professor， Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, China 2010/06–2012/11, Assistant Professor，Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, China 2008/08–2009/07, Assistant Professor，Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan 2008/07–2010/05, Postdoctoral fellow，Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, China2005/11–2005/12, Visiting Scholar，Department of Water Resourses Engineering, Lund University, Sweden2004/10–2004/12, Visiting Scholar，Department of Water Resourses Engineering, Lund University, Sweden
1. Fundamentals of Engineering Fluid Mechanics2. Hydraulics (1)3. An Introduction to Ocean Science
1. Marine Hydrodynamics2. Coastal Environment3. Coastal Sediment Transport
2012, Outstanding SRT (Student Research Training project) Advisor Award (1st class), awarded by Tsinghua University.2013, Outstanding Advisor Award in the 3rd National Hydraulic creative design contest, awarded by the National Teaching Advisory Board on hydraulic Engineering under Ministry of Education.
Honors and Awards
Study on the multiphase buoyant jet from underwater blowouts, funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2015-2018 Study on dynamic process of submarine oil spill, funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2012-2014Numerical model on the spreading of oil and gas in deepwater oil spills, funded by Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, China, 2013-2015Sediment transport under the combined waves and current in a storm, funded by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2012-2014Risk Identification and Early Warning System for Large River-Crossing Structures in the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, National Key Technology Support Program, 2015-2017
 Yu X., Niu X., Zhou H. (2015). Statistical law for tropical cyclone motion in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. International Journal of Climatology.  Niu X., Zhou H. (2015). Wave pattern induced by a moving atmospheric pressure disturbance. Applied Ocean Research, 52: 37-42.  Niu X., Yu X. (2014). Numerical study on wave propagation over a fluid-mud layer with different bottom conditions. Ocean Dynamics, 64:293-300.  Chen X., Niu X., Yu X. (2013). Near-bed sediment condition in oscillatory sheet flows. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering (ASCE), 139(5):393-403.  Niu X., Yu X.(2012). An analytic solution for combined wave diffraction and refraction around a vertical cylinder with idealized scour pit. Coastal Engineering, 67:80-87.  Hu Y., Niu X., Yu X.(2012).Large eddy simulation of wave breaking over muddy seabed. Journal of Hydrodynamics, Ser.B, 24(2):298-304.  Niu X., Yu X.(2011). Analytical Solution of Long Wave Propagation over a Submerged Hump. Coastal Engineering, 58(2): 143-150.  Niu X., Yu X.(2011). Analytical study on long wave refraction over a dredge excavation pit. Wave Motion, 48(3): 259-267.  Niu X., Yu X.(2011). Long Wave Scattering by a Vertical Cylinder with Idealized Scour Pit. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, 137(6):279-285.  Liu Y., Niu X., Yu X.(2011). A new predictive formula for inception of regular wave breaking. Coastal Engineering, 58(9): 877-889. Chen X., Li Y., Niu X., Chen D.,Yu X.(2011). A two-phase approach to wave-induced sediment transport under sheet flow conditions. Coastal Engineering, 2011, 58(11):1072-1088.  Chen X., Li Y., Niu X., Li M., Chen D., Yu X.(2011). A general two-phase turbulent flow model applied to the study of sediment transport in open channels. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 2011, 37(9) : 1099-1108.  Wang R., Niu X., Chen X. (2015). The nonlinear effects of wave on sand beach evolution. The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015, San Diego, California, USA. Niu X., Yu J.(2015). A modified SPH model for simulating water surface waves. Procedia Engineering, 116: 254-261, 8th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC 2015), IIT Madras, Chennai, India. Niu X.,(2014). An analytical solution for long waves scattering around a circular island. http://www.paper.edu.cn.  Niu X., Li X., Yu X. (2013). A model to simulate the spreading of oil and gas in underwater oil spills. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC2013), Bali, Indonesia. Niu X.,Yu X.(2011). Numerical study on the movement of muddy seabed under waves. 6th International conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Hongkong. Niu X.,Yu X.(2011) Numerical study on wave propagation over a fluid-mud layer with different bottom conditions, 11th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Process, Shanghai. Liu Y., Niu X., Yu X.(2011). Empirical formula for regular wave breaking over currents. 6th International conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Hongkong .  Niu X.,Yu X.(2010) A numerical model for wave propagation over muddy slope. 32nd International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Shanghai.