Name: Wu Yuxin

Title: Associate Professor

Office Tel: +8610-6278-1743

Email: wuyx09@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education background

Tsinghua University, Department of Thermal Engineering, Ph.D., 09/2002-01/2008.

Tsinghua University, Department of Thermal Engineering, B.S., 09/1998-07/2002.

Experience

2008.01-2009.04  University of Utah, Department of Chemical Engineering,Post Doctor

2009.04-2012.12  Tsinghua University, Department of Thermal Engineering, Assistant Professor

2012.12-now     Tsinghua University, Department of Thermal Engineering, Associate Professor

 

Concurrent Academic

2007-       AICHE, Member

2009-       ACS, Member

2012-       International Combustion Institute, Member

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Research field including

• LES simulation for oxy-coal combustion and coal gasification

• Validation and Uncertainty Quantification (V & UQ) for LES simulation, CFD analysis

• CFD modeling development for coal combustion and gasification

• Modeling of One-Dimensional-Turbulence (ODT) on reacting turbulent flows

• Hydrodynamics and heat transfers for gas-liquid two phase flows in riser system

• Gas-liquid flow and its modeling

• Modeling and experimental study of Twin-Fluid atomization

• Modeling of ODT on reacting turbulent flows, including coal combustion and gasification

• CFD simulation of oxy-coal flames

Up to now, I have more than 40 peer reviewed papers been published, have been invited to give oral presentations at international conference 15 times. I have 6 patents been granted in China and have served as Principal Investigator for more than 10 research projects.

Honors And Awards:

• Award of Chinese Power Science and Technologies, the second prize. 2010

• Award of Chinese Ministry of Education for Science and Technologies, the first prize,  2009

• The best papers in Fluent user’s conference in China, the Second prize, 2007,

•  “12.9” excellent assistant teacher, Tsinghua University, 2004

 

Academic Achievement

Judge/Peer-reviewer experience

• Combustion and Flame, Fuel, Fuel Processing Technology, Energy & Fuel, Industrial &Engineering Chemistry Research, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow

Research grants as PI

• CNPC, Research on heavy oil sludge combustion in CFB, 2011~2013,

• WuXi Boiler Plant, Development of key technologies for SNCR in a CFB boiler, 2011~2012

• CNPC, Study and design of coal burned steam generator, 2010-2011

• MHI, Development of analysis and design method for steam assisted atomizer, I & II, 2010~2012

• MHI, Study on the prevention technologies for ash induced issues on biomass co-fired boiler plant, 2010~2011

• NSFC, Study of instantaneous coal ignition and combustion/gasification under the full scale turbulence effect, 2011~2012

• Doctoral advisor Foundation of Ministry of Education of China, Model development of ODT for coal gasification, 2011~2012

• Shenhua Group Corporation LTD, Modeling of multi-nozzles entrained flow coal gasifier, 2009~2010

• Puhua Combustion LTD, Simulation and optimization of pulverized coal burner, 2009~2010

Granted Patents

• A Inertial elbow instrument for powder separation, 2012, Invention Patent

• A water cooling circulating system with injector for an entrained flow gasifier, 2012, Invention Patent

• A Non-power driven heat exchanger with perforated plate, 2012, Utility Model Patent

• A SNCR De-NOx system for Circulating Fluidized Bed boilers, 2012, Utility Model Patent

• An entrained flow gasification system with steam transporting pulverized coal, 2012, Utility Model Patent

• An instrument to adjust circulating ash flux for a Circulating Fluidized Bed, 2012, Utility Model Patent

Peer Reviewed Publications

1) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, P. J. Smith, Zhang Hai, Reid Charles, Lv Junfu, Yue Guangxi. 3-D Simulation for the Entrained Flow Coal Slurry Gasifier, Energy & Fuels, 2010(24):1170-1175 

2) Yuxin Wu, P. J. Smith, Jiansheng Zhang, et al. Effects of turbulent mixing and controlling mechanisms in an entrained flow coal gasifier, Energy & Fuels, 2010(24):1156-1163  

3) Wu Yuxin, Qiu Xiaolong, Zhang Dalong, Zhang Jiansheng, Zhang Hai, Lv Junfu. Numerical simulation of instantaneous coal gasification flames with one dimension turbulence model. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics (in Chinese),

4) WU Yuxin,CAI Chunrong,ZHANG Jiansheng,YUE Guangxi,Lü Junfu. Numerical investigation of effects of secondary oxygen ratio on performance of staged-entrained flow coal gasifier. Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineerging (China), 63,2:369-374. (in Chinese)

5) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Guangxi Yue, et al. Analysis of dominating process between mixing and reactions in a texaco coal gasifier. Journal of Combustion Science and Technology, 15, 2009:287-292 (in Chinese) 

6) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Guangxi Yue, et al. Analysis of the gasification performance of a staged entrained flow gasifier by presumed PDF model. Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 28,2008:29-34 (in Chinese)

7) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Mingmin Wang, et al. 3D numerical simulation of Texaco gasifier using assumed PDF model. Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineerging (China), 58, 2007:2369-2374 (in Chinese)

8) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Guangxi Yue, et al. Comparison of different turbulence models in computation of co-axial jet stream of Texaco gasifier, Journal of Chemical Industry Engineering (China), 58, 2007: 537-543 (in Chinese)

9) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Mingmin Wang, et al. Analysis of gasification performance of a texaco gasifier based on presumed PDF model. Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering. 27, 2007:57-62 (in Chinese)

10) Yuxin Wu, Jiansheng Zhang, Guangxi Yue et al. Numerical simulation of the gas flow field from a triple channel coal-water slurry gasifier nozzle. Journal of Tsinghua University. 46, 2006:691-695(in Chinese)

11) Yuxin Wu, Junfu Lu, Jiansheng Zhang, et al. Conceptual design of an 800MWe supercritical pressure circulating fluidized bed boiler, Boiler Technology(China), 35, 2004:1-5 (in Chinese)

12) Zhouhang Li, Yuxin Wu, Hairui Yang, Chunrong Cai, Hai Zhang, Kazuaki Hashiguchi, Keji Takeno, Junfu Lu. Effect of liquid viscosity on atomization in an internal-mixing twin-fluid atomizer. Fuel, 2013(103):486-494

13) Zhouhang Li, Yuxin Wu, Chunrong Cai, Hai Zhang, Yingli Gong, Keiji Takeno, Kazuaki Hashiguchi, Junfu Lu. Mixing and atomization characteristics in an internal-mixing twin-fluid atomizer. Fuel, 2012(97):306-314.

14) Yang Hairui, Wu Yuxin, Zhang Hai, et al. NOx emission from a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler co-firing coal and corn stalk pellets. Energy&Fuels, 2012(26):5446-5451

15) Miao Zhu, Yang Hairui, Wu Yuxin, et al. Experimental studies on decomposing properties of desulfurization gypsum in a thermogravimetric analyzer and multiatmosphere fluidized beds. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012(51):5419-5423

16) Wang Tao, Yang Hairui, Wu Yuxin, Liu Qing, Lv Junfu, Zhang Hai. Experimental study on the effects of chemical and mineral components on the attrition characteristics of coal ashes for fluidized bed boilers. Energy and Fuels, 2012(26):990-994.

17) Si Xiaodong, Yang Hairui, Wu Yuxin, Wang Wei, Zhang Hai, Lv Junfu. Heat transfer in the rotary ash cooler with residual char combustion considered. Fuel Processing Technology, 2012(94):61-66.

18) Li Shaohua, Yang Hairui, Wu Yuxin, Zhang Hai. Improved cyclone pressure drop model at high inlet solid concentrations. Chemical Engineering and Technology,2011(34):1507-1513.

19) Wang Wei, Guan Qingliang, Wu Yuxin, Yang Hairui, Zhang Jiansheng, Lv Junfu. Experimental study on the solid velocity in horizontal dilute phase pneumatic conveying of the powders. Powder Technology.

20) Yang Zhiwei, Wang Zhe, Wu Yuxin, Wang Jihong, Lu Junfu, Li Zheng, Ni Weidou. dynamic model for an oxygen-staged slagging entrained flow gasifier. Energy and Fuels, 2011(25):3646-3656.

21) Suhui Li, Yuxin Wu, Kevin J. Whitty. Ash Deposition Behavior during Char-Slag Transition under Simulated Gasification Conditions. Energy and Fuels, 2010(24):1868-1876.  

22) Qiu Xiaolong, Wu Yuxin, Zhang hai, Lv Junfu. Simulation of He plumes and CH4/H2/N2 flames with One dimensional turbulence model. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics (in Chinese), 2012(33):1073-1076. (EI:)

23) Qiu Xiaolong, Zhang Hai, Wu Yuxin, Yu Haiyang, Lv Junfu. Experimental Study on Characteristics of The Temperature Fields of Inverse Diffusion Flames. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics (in Chinese), 2012(33):348-351. (EI:)

24) Liu Xue-min, Li Zhou-hang, Wu Yu-xin, Lu Jun-fu. Effect of tube size on flow pattern of air-water two-phase flow in vertical tubes. Chinese Journal of Hydrodynamics,(in Chinese) 2012(27):531-536

25) Hao Zhenghu, Wu Yuxin, Lu Junfu, Zhang Shouyu, Wang Xiujun, Peng Dingmao. Modeling of single lignite particle drying process in flue gas. Proceedings of the CSEE(in Chinese), 2012(32):47-53

26) Li Zhou-Hang, Wu Yu-Xin, Lu Jun-Fu et al. Experimental study of dense phase pneumatic coal conveying in an airslide conveyor. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics (in Chinese), 2011, 32(6): 1058-1060. (EI: 20112514079466)

27) Yan Li, Wenkai Li, Yuxin Wu, Hairui Yang. Analysis of panel wall temperature characteristics in a Circulating Fluidized Bed boiler. Journal of Engineering for Thermal Energy and Power, 2009(24):10-13, (in Chinese)

28) Yan Li, Wenkai Li, Yuxin Wu, et al. Heat transfer in a 600 MWe supercritical circulating fluidized bed boiler with water cooled wall panels. Journal of Tsinghua University, 49,2009:244-248.  (In Chinese),

29) Yan Li, Wenkai Li, Yuxin Wu, et al. Hydrodynamics of the water wall in a 600 mw supercritical circulating fluidized bed boiler with water cooled panels within the furnace. Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 28,2008:1-5 (in Chinese)

30) Zhang Jiansheng, Wu Yuxin, Liu Qing, Lu Junfu, Yue Guangxi. Effect of second airflow on three-dimensional velocity distribution in staged coal gasifier. Journal of Combustion Science and Technology. 2007(13):31-35 (in Chinese)

31) Jiansheng Zhang, Wenbin Hu, Yuxin Wu, et al. Study on the modeling of staged entrained flow gasifier. Chemical Engineering (China), 35, 2007:14-18 (in Chinese)

32) Wenkai Li, Yuxin Wu, Zhimin Huang, et al. Measurement results comparison between laser particle analyzer and sieving method in particle size distribution. Chinese Powder Technology. 13:2007:10-13 (in Chinese)

33) Yuzhao Wang, Xiangsong Hou, Yuxin Wu, et al. Effect of height to width ratio at entrance and of the straight section's height on the performance of rectangular shaped cyclone separators. Power Engineering. 27, 2007:184-188 (in Chinese)

34) Lu Junfu, Yu Long, Zhang Yuanju, Yue Guangxi, Wu Yuxin. 600 MW supercritical circulating fluidized bed boiler. Power Engineering, 27, 2007:497-501 (in Chinese)

Conference Papers and Presentations

1) Wu Yuxin, Smith, Philip J, Zhang hai, Lv Junfu, Zhang Jiansheng, Dispersion and gasification of coal particles in an entrained flow coal gasifier, AICHE annual meeting, Conference proceedings, 2010, Nov.7-12, Salt Lake City.

2) Yuxin Wu, P. J. Smith and J. N. Thornock. Simulation of Oxy-coal combustion in sub-grid scale with one dimensional turbulence model. Int. Symposium of Clearwater coal conference, Clearwater, 2009.

3) Yuxin Wu, P. J. Smith, J. N. Thornock, et al. A novel method for prediction of particle dispersion in a planar jet using ODT model, AICHE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, Salt Lake City, 2007.

4) Wu YX, Lu JF, Zhang JSh, et al. Conceptual design of an 800MWe supercritical pressure circulating fluidized bed boiler and its performance prediction. Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology VIII ,2005:529-536.

5) Yuxin Wu, Junfu Lu, Jiansheng Zhang, Hairui Yang, et al. Heat flux and hydrodynamics of the membrane wall of supercritical pressure circulating fluidized bed boiler. 5th International symposium on multiphase flow, Heat Mass Transfer and Energy Conversion, Xian, China, 308 July 2005.

6) Wu YX, Liu Q, Lu JF, etal. The water dynamic safety of CFB boiler with water cooled square cyclone[C]. Coal Combustion Facing the 21st Century, 2003:66-70.

7) Cai Chunrong, Wu Yuxin, Zhang Jiansheng, Yue Guangxi. Effects of the secondary oxygen injection on the performance of a staged-engtained flow coal gasifier[C]. Cleaner Combustion and Sustainable World, 2013, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and Tsinghua University Press 2013.

8) Bo Li, Hai Zhang, Yuxin Wu, Kai Cui. Effect of elbow structure on gas-solid separation and flow field adjacent to the exit of the swirl burner[C]. Cleaner Combustion and Sustainable World, 2013, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and Tsinghua University Press 2013.

9) Li Wenkai, Wang Wei, Wu Yuxin, Lu Junfu. Experiments and simulation of mass flux measurement of supercritical water by orifice plate. 2010 Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC 2010 – Proceedings,

10) Li W.K., Wu Y.X., Li Y., et al. Design and operation of experimental system for studying heat transfer in a smooth tube at near and super critical pressures. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion,2009:357-360.

11) Y. Li, W.K. Li, Y.X. Wu, H.R. Yang, L. Nie. Numerical calculation of heat transfer distribution in a 600MWe supercritical circulating fluidized bed boiler. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion,2009:786-791.

12) Yang S., Yang H.R., Liu Q., H. Zhang, Y.X. Wu, G.X. Yue, Y.Z. Wang. Research on flow non-uniformity in main circulation loop of a CFB boiler with multiple cyclone. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, 2009:341-344.

13) Y. Li, L. Nie, X.K Hu. G.X. Yue, W.K. Li, X.Y. Wu, J.F. Lu. Structure and performance of a 600MWe supercritical CFB boiler with water cooled panels. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion,2009:132-136.

14) Yang H. R., Zhang H., Lu J.F., Q. Liu, Y.X. Wu, G.X. Yue, J. Su. Novel CFB boiler technology with reconstruction of its fluidization state. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion,2009:195-199.

15) J.J. Li, H. Zhang, H.R. Yang, Y.X. Wu, J.F. Lu, G.X. Yue. Hydrodynamic model with binary particle diameters to predict axial voidage profile in a cfb combustor. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion,2009:768-773.