Winthrop Professor Liang Cheng is advancing research focussed on fluid-structure interactions with particular interests in pipelines, risers and multi-body floating interactions.

His projects involve close collaboration with industry to develop new technologies to help stabilise seabed pipelines in all weather conditions. 

Much of his research is unsertaken at UWA's O tube facility  with the Hydraulics Group at UWA's School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering.

Liang is a Thomson's highly cited researcher.