
YueKin Tsang
School of Mathematics
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
OFFICE:  Rm 9.30 
PHONE:  +44 (0)113 343 9628 
FAX:  +44 (0)113 343 5090 
EMAIL:  y.tsang@leeds.ac.uk 

Research Interests


Astrophysical and geophysical fluid dynamics

Chaotic advection and mixing

Fluid turbulence

Magnetohydrodynamics and planetary dynamo

Chaos and nonlinear dynamics
Research Projects
Curriculum Vitae

Publications

Passive scalar conditional statistics in a model of random advection
Emily S.C. Ching and Y.K. Tsang,
Phys. Fluids, 9, 1353 (1997)

Intermittency of a passive scalar advected by a quasifrozen velocity field
Emily S.C. Ching, C.S. Pang, Y.K. Tsang and X.H. Wang,
Phys. Fluids, 11, 2263 (1999)

Nondestructive determination of the longitudinal chromatic dispersion distribution along
an optical fiber
P.K.A. Wai, F. Moldoveanu, H.H. Chen and Y.K. Tsang,
Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett., 30 (5), 312 (2001)

Exponential decay of chaotically advected passive scalars in the zero diffusivity limit
YueKin Tsang, Thomas M. Antonsen, Jr. and Edward Ott,
Phys. Rev. E, 71, 066301 (2005)

Intermittency in twodimensional turbulence with drag
YueKin Tsang, Edward Ott, Thomas M. Antonsen, Jr. and Parvez N. Guzdar,
Phys. Rev. E, 71, 066313 (2005)
(A more extensive version is available at
arXiv:contmat/0503424)

Bounding biomass in the Fisher equation
Daniel A. Birch, YueKin Tsang and William R. Young,
Phys. Rev. E, 75, 066304 (2007)
(Also selected to appear in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 13,
June 15, 2007, Issue 12)

Multifractality and scale invariance in human heartbeat dynamics
Emily S. C. Ching and YueKin Tsang,
Phys. Rev. E, 76, 041910 (2007)
(Also selected to appear in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 13,
November 1, 2007, Issue 14)

Nearinertial parametric subharmonic instability
William R. Young, YueKin Tsang and Neil J. Balmforth,
J. Fluid Mech., 607, 25 (2008)

Energy–enstrophy stability of βplane Kolmogorov flow with drag
YueKin Tsang and William R. Young,
Phys. Fluids, 20, 084102 (2008)

Forceddissipative twodimensional turbulence: a scaling regime controlled by drag
YueKin Tsang and William R. Young,
Phys. Rev. E, 79, 045308(R) (2009)

Predicting the evolution of fast chemical reactions in chaotic flows
YueKin Tsang,
Phys. Rev. E, 80, 026305 (2009)

Nonuniversal velocity probability densities in forced twodimensional turbulence: the effect of largescale dissipation
YueKin Tsang,
Phys. Fluids, 22, 115102 (2010)

Scaling behavior in turbulent Rayleigh–Bénard convection revealed by conditional structure functions
Emily S. C. Ching, YueKin Tsang, T. N. Fok, Xiaozhou He and Penger Tong,
Phys. Rev. E, 87, 013005 (2013)

Ellipsoidal vortices in rotating stratified flows: beyond the quasigeostrophic approximation
YueKin Tsang and David G. Dritschel,
J. Fluid Mech., 762, 196 (2015)

The effect of coherent stirring on the advection–condensation of water vapour
YueKin Tsang and Jacques Vanneste,
Proc. R. Soc. A, 473, 20170196 (2017)

A stochastic Lagrangian basis for a probabilistic parameterization of moisture condensation in Eulerian models
YueKin Tsang and Geoffrey K. Vallis, J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 3925 (2018)

Determining the depth of Jupiter's dynamo region: a modelling study
YueKin Tsang and Chris Jones, in preparation (2018)

Extended enstrophy–energy stability and antiturbulence in twodimensional hydrodynamics
YueKin Tsang, in preparation (2018)

Multifractal measures of chaotically mixed passive scalars
Amir Ali Ahmadi, YueKin Tsang, Edward Ott and Thomas M. Antonsen, Jr., in preparation (2018)
Conference Presentations
Astronomy Photos
Teaching and class notes
University of Leeds
MATH 1050 Calculus and Mathematical Analysis, Fall 2018
MATH 1055 Numbers and Vectors, Fall 2018
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
PHYS 4520 Physics in Meteorology, Spring 2011
University of Maryland, College Parks
PHYS 276 Experimental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2004
PHYS 262 General Physics II, Spring 2003
PHYS 622 Quantum Mechanics I, Fall 2001
PHYS 420 Principles of Modern Physics, Spring 2001
PHYS 374 Intermediate Theoretical Methods, Spring 2001
PHYS 715 Chaotic Dynamics, Spring 2000
PHYS 374 Intermediate Theoretical Methods, Spring 2000
PHYS 262 General Physics II, Fall 1999
PHYS 142 Principles of Physics II, Spring 1999
PHYS 141 Principles of Physics I, Fall 1998