Changtong Luo, PhD, Associate Professor 

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

State Key Laboratory of High Temperature Gas Dynamics (LHD),
Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Email: luo{at} 

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Research Areas

Global optimization, computational intelligence, genetic programming, numerical algebra, computational fluid dynamics, and their applications in high-temperature gas dynamics


  • 2003.9 - 2007.7, Institute of Mathematics, Jilin University, doctoral student, Major in Operations Research and Control Theory
  • 2001.9 - 2003.7, Institute of Mathematics, Jilin University, master student, Major in Operational Research and Control Theory
  • 1993.9 - 1997.7, Department of Mathematics, North-East Normal University, Major in Applied Mathematics, undergraduate student


Research Experience
  • 2012.1 - now, Associate Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2009.6 - 2011.12, Assistant Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2007.9 - 2009.4, COE Researcher, Department of Computational Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Teaching Experience
  • 2002.1 - 2003.12, Lecturer, Jilin Architectural & Civil Engineering Institute
  • 1997.7 - 2001.12, Assistant, Jilin Architectural & Civil Engineering Institute

Honors & Distinctions

  1. Outstanding Science and Technology Achievement Prize of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Research group of shock tunnel for duplication of hypersonic flight conditions, 10 of 17, 2016
    中国科学院杰出科技成就奖,复现高超声速飞行条件激波风洞研究集体, 10/17, 2016

  2. Best Presentation Award in Algorithm, Crude-Line-Search for Iterative Optimization Methods, International Symposium on Frontiers of Computational Science 2008 (FCS2008, Japan).



  • M.S. Yang, C.T. Luo, Optimization: Theory, Method And Software (in Chinese), Science Press, Beijing, 2006.
    阳明盛,罗长童,最优化原理、方法及求解软件, 科学出版社,2006.

Journal Papers

[1] C. Luo*, Y. Wang, Z. Hu, J. Li, Z. Jiang, Weighting by cross-validation: A calibration method for force measurements via transient response analysis, Experimental Techniques, 2018.

[2] C. Chen, C. Luo*, Z. Jiang, A multilevel block building algorithm for fast modeling generalized separable systems, Expert Systems with Applications 109, 25-34 2018

[3] C. Chen, C. Luo*, Z. Jiang, Block building programming for symbolic regression Neurocomputing 275, 1973-1980, 2018

[4] B. Meng, G. Han, C. Luo, Z. Jiang, Numerical investigation of the axial impulse load during the startup in the shock tunnel, Aerospace Science and Technology 73, 332-342, 2018

[5] Y. Liu, Y. Wang, C. Yuan, C. Luo, Z. Jiang, Aerodynamic force and moment measurement of 10° half-angle cone in JF12 shock tunnel, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics 30(3),983-987, 2017

[6] Y. Wang, Y. Liu, C. Luo and Z. Jiang, Force measurement using strain-gauge balance in a shock tunnel with long test duration, Review of Scientific Instruments 87(5):055108, 2016.

[7] Y. Wang,Y. Liu,C. Yuan,C. Luo,C. Wang, Z. Hu, G. Han, W. Zhao, Z. Jiang, Study on force measurement in long-test duration shock tunnel, Lixue Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 48(3): 545-556, 2016.

[8] C. Luo*, Z. Hu, S.-L. Zhang, Z. Jiang, Adaptive space transformation: An invariant based method for predicting aerodynamic coefficients of hypersonic vehicles, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 46, 93-103, 2015.

[9] C. Luo*, Y. Wang, C. Wang, Z. Jiang, Wave system fitting: A new method for force measurements in shock tunnels with long test duration, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 62-63, pp 296-304, 2015.

[10] C. Luo*, Z. Jiang, C. Wang, Z. Hu, Relative contribution ratio: A quantitative metrics for multi-parameter analysis, Cogent Mathematics, 2: 1068979, 2015.

[11] H. Teng, H. Dick Ng, K. Li, C. Luo, Z. Jiang, Evolution of cellular structures on oblique detonation surfaces, Combustion and Flame, 162(2), 470-477, 2015.

[12] 姜宗林,罗长童, 胡宗民,刘云峰,高超声速风洞实验数据的多维空间相关理论与关联方法, 中国科学: 物理学 力学 天文学, 45, 124705 (2015)

[13] C. Luo*, S.-L. Zhang, B. Yu, Some modifications of low dimensional simplex evolution and their convergence, Optimization Methods and Software 28(1), 54-81, 2013.

[14] C. Luo*, S.-L. Zhang, Parse-matrix evolution for symbolic regression, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 25, pp. 1182- 1193, 2012.

[15] C. Luo* and B. Yu, Low dimensional simplex evolution: a new heuristic for global optimization, Journal of Global Optimization, vol. 52, issue 1, pp. 45-55, 2012.

[16] C. Luo*, C. Wang, Z.L. Jiang, S.-L. Zhang, A metamodel-assisted evolutionary algorithm for expensive optimization, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, vol. 236, pp.759-764, 2011.

[17] C. Luo* and B. Yu, Triangle Evolution Algorithm for Global Optimization, Journal of Mathematical Research and Exposition, vol.29, issue 2, pp. 237-246, 2009.

[18] C. Luo* and B. Yu, Solving Min UR Problem by Triangle Evolution Algorithm with Archiving and Niche Techniques, Journal of Information and Computational Science, vol. 4, issue 1, pp.195-203, 2007.

Conference Papers

[1] B.Yu, C.T. Luo, and Y. Zhang, Studies on Complicated System of Inequalities with Possible Inconsistency, Frontiers Science Series, 49, pp. 147-148, 2007.

[2] C.T. Luo and B. Yu, Low Dimensional Simplex Evolution-A Hybrid Heuristic for Global Optimization, in: Proc. 8th ACIS Int. Conf. Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking, and Parallel/Distributed Computing, pp. 470-474, 2007.

[3] C.T. Luo, S.-L. Zhang, B. Yu, Low Dimensional Reproduction Strategy for Real-coded Evolutionary Algorithms, in: Proc.7th IEEE Int. Conf. Computer and Information Science, pp. 334-339, 2008.

[4] C.T. Luo, S.-L. Zhang, Crude-Line-Search for Iterative Optimization Methods, International Symposium on Frontiers of Computational Science 2008 (FCS2008), Nov. 27-29, Nagoya, Japan.

[5] D.S. Yan, J.T. Zhang, B. Yu, C.T. Luo, S.L. Zhang, A Genetic Algorithm for Finding Minimal Multi-homogeneous Bezout Number, in: Proc.7th IEEE Int. Conf. Computer and Information Science, pp. 301-305, 2008.

[6] C.T. Luo, C. Wang, Z.L. Jiang, S.-L. Zhang, An integrated evolutionary algorithm for expensive global optimization, in: Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Nat. Comput., vol. 5, pp. 2286-2290, 2010.

[7] C.T. Luo, S.-L. Zhang, Z.L. Jiang, A New Evolutionary Algorithm for Ground to Flight Data Correlation, accepted by the 7th East Asia SIAM Conf., Kitakyushu, Japan, 2011

[8] C.T. Luo, Z.L. Jiang, S.-L. Zhang, Performance tests of linear solvers with different preconditioning techniques for computational fluid dynamics, in: Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. Comput. Netw. Technol., vol. 14, pp. 54-58, 2011.

[9] C. Luo, Z. Jiang, A fast mathematical modelling method for aerodynamic-heating predictions, 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves 1, Chapter 58, Springer, 2018.

[10] Z. Jiang, C. Luo, A Multi-Space Interrelation Theory for Correlating Aerodynamic Data from Hypersonic Ground Testing, 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves 1, Chapter 59, Springer, 2018.

[11] C. Chen, C. Luo, Z. Jiang, Elite Bases Regression: A Real-time Algorithm for Symbolic Regression, in: Proc. 13th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery, Guilin, China, 2017. pp. 500-506.

[12] C. Chen, C. Luo and Z. Jiang, Fast Modeling Methods for Complex System with Separable Features, 2017 10th International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Design (ISCID), Hangzhou, 2017, pp. 201-204.

[13] Y. Wang, Y. Liu, C. Luo, Z. Jiang, Force measurement in a shock tunnel with 100 milliseconds test duration, 34th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 2016

Postgraduate Students

Chen Chen (陈辰), enrolled in Sept. 2015, entitled master's degree  in Dec. 2017.

Zheng Chen (陈正), enrolled in Sept. 2018, under supervising.

Shuai Li (李帅) , enrolled in Sept. 2019, under supervising.

Recruitment of Postgraduates

080103 - Fluid dynamics (Aerodynamics, Shock Wave and Detonation Physics) 

070105 - Operational Research and Cybernetics (Optimization Theory and Algorithm) 

070102 - Computational Mathematics (Computational Intelligence)