Basic Introduction

 

  •  Jian YANG, PhD, Associate Professor, Supervisor of PhD Candidates. He obtained his bachelor degree from Chongqing University in 2003, master degree from Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology in 2006, and PhD degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2010. He has been a teacher in Xi’an Jiaotong University since 2010. He is also a visiting scholar at Lund University (Sweden) from Jan. 2019 to Jan. 2020. Now, he is an invited reviewer for National Natural Science Foundation of China, a core member of Innovation Team in MOST Key Research Area (Energy), and he is also an invited reviewer for many international journals and Chinese journals, such as Applied Thermal Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, etc. Meanwhile, he was a session chair of Multiphase Heat and Mass Transfer in TFEC/IWHT2017 (Lavages, USA). He is also a session co-chair of Renewable and Clean Energy Technologies in IGEC2017 (Xi’an, China), a session co-chair of Flow and Transport in Porous Media in PRES2017 (Tianjin, China), a Keynote reporter in PRES2017 (Tianjin, China), a session co-organizer of Waste Heat Recovery and Utilization in SDEWES2018 (Palermo, Italy), and a session co-organizer of High Temperature Heat Transfer Process and Enhancement in SDEWES2019 (Croatia). Furthermore, he has also presided over many important research projects from both government and corporations, such as research projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Sub-project supported by National Key R&D Program of China, research project supported by State Grid Corporation of China, etc. Until recently, he has been authors or co-authors for more than 90 research papers, including more than 30 international journal papers. 

 

Educational Background and Working Experience


  • 2019.01-2020.01: Department of Energy Science, Lund University (Sweden), Visiting Scholar supported by CSC.
  • 2014.12-Present: School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Associate Professor, Supervisor of PhD Candidates.
  • 2010.4-2014.11: School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Assistant Professor, Supervisor of MS Candidates.
  • 2006.3-2010.3: School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, PhD in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics.
  • 2003.9-2006.3: Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology, MS in Aerospace Propulsion Theory and Engineering, Recommended Postgraduate.
  • 1999.9-2003.6: College of Power Engineering, Chongqing University, BE in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering.

 

Research Interests

  • Heat transfer enhancement Technology
  • Heat/mass transfer in packed or gravity flowing beds of particles
  • Numerical simulation of fluid flow and heat transfer
  • Energy saving and pollution reduction for industrial applications   
  • Multi-physics coupled heat transfer in power cables and power transformer
Academic Activities

  • Session chair of Multiphase Heat and Mass Transfer in TFEC/IWHT2017, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV., USA.
  • Session co-chair of Renewable and Clean Energy Technologies in IGEC2017, July31-August 3, 2017, Xi’an, China.
  • Session co-chair of Flow and Transport in Porous Media and Keynote reporter in PRES2017, August 21-24, 2017, Tianjin, China.
  • Session co-organizer of Waste Heat Recovery and Utilization in SDEWES2018, Spetember 30-Obtober 4, 2018, Palermo, Italy.
  • Session co-organizer of High Temperature Heat Transfer Process and Enhancement in SDEWES2019, Obtober 1-6, 2019, Croatia.
  • Invited Reviewer for many international journals, such as Applied Energy, Applied Thermal Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, International Communications in Heat and Mass transfer, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Heat Transfer Research, etc.
  • Invited Reviewer for many Chinese journals, such as Chinese Journal of Computational Physics, Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering (China), Chinese Science Bulletin, etc.
  • Invited reviewer for National Natural Science Foundation of China.
  • Core member of Innovation Team in MOST Key Research Area (Energy).
Academic Achievement

  • Preside over Sub-project supported by National Key R&D Program of China (2017YFB0603502-2)
  • Preside over research projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (51476124)
  • Preside over research projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (51106126)
  • Preside over research project supported by State Grid Corporation of China (20170722)
  • Preside over research project supported by MOE Key Lab of Thermo-Fluid Science and Engineering
  • Preside over research project supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of China
  • Published more than 90 research papers and more than 30 international journal papers.
Main Publications

 

  • International Journal Papers

1. Yingxue Hu, Jingyu Wang, Jian Yang*, Issam Mudawar, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of forced convective heat transfer in grille-particle composite packed beds, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 129: 103-112, 2019. (SCI源, EI: 20184005885653)

2. Jian Yang*, Yingxue Hu, Pei Qian, Zhigang Guo, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of forced convective heat transfer in packed beds with uniform and non-uniform spheres, Heat Transfer Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/01457632.2018.1540460. (SCI/EI源) (Inpress)

3. Jian Yang*, Lang Zhou, Yingxue Hu, Shiyang Li, Qiuwang Wang,Numerical study of forced convective heat transfer in structured packed beds of dimple-particles, Heat Transfer Engineering, 39 (17-18): 1595-1505, 2018. (SCI 源, EI: 20173904204365)

4. Yingxue Hu, Jian Yang*, Jingyu Wang, Qiuwang Wang, Investigation of hydrodynamic and heat transfer performances in grille-sphere composite pebble beds with DEM-CFD-Taguchi method, Energy, 2018, 155: 909-920. (SCI: GU5CQ, EI: 20184606071706)

5. Chenzhao Fu, Wenrong Si, Lei Quan, Jian Yang*, Numerical study of convection and radiation heat transfer in pipe cable, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 5475136, 1-12, 2018. (SCI: GV4DG, EI:20184105911114)

6. Jingyu Wang, Jian Yang, Zhilong Cheng, Yan Liu, Yitung Chen, Qiuwang Wang*, Experimental and numerical study on pressure drop and heat transfer performance of grille-sphere composite structured packed bed, Applied Energy, 227: 719-730, 2018. (SCI: GV3II, EI: 20173504095760)

7. Jian Yang*, Jiangquan Wu, Lang Zhou, Qiuwang Wang, Computational study of fluid flow and heat transfer in composite packed beds of spheres with low tube to particle diameter ratio, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2016, 300: 85-96. (SCI: DH5OR, EI: 20160601891284)
8. Zhilong Cheng, Jian Yang, Lang Zhou, Yan Liu, Qiuwang Wang*, Characteristics of charcoal combustion and its effects on iron-ore sintering performance, Applied Energy, 2016, 161: 364-374. (SC I: CX9YQ, EI: 20154301433855)
9. Zhilong Cheng, Jian Yang, Lang Zhou, Yan Liu, Qiuwang Wang*,Sinter strength evaluation using process parameters under different conditions in iron ore sintering process, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016, 105: 894-904. (SCI: DT7HB, EI: 20161602264766)
10. Zhilong Cheng, Jian Yang, Lang Zhou, Yan Liu, Zhigang Guo, Qiuwang Wang*, Experimental study of commercial charcoal as alternative fuel for coke breeze in iron ore sintering process, Energy Conversion and Management, 2016, 125: 254-263. (SCI: DY1NA, EI: 20164102886814)
11. Jian Yang*, Shanshan Bu, Qingtai Dong, Jiangquan Wu, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of flow transitions in random packed beds with low tube to particle diameter ratios, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2015, 66: 117-126. (SCI: CK3PW, EI: 20151500742730)
12. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang*, Qingtai Dong, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of flow transitions in structured packed beds of spheres with electrochemical technique, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 2015, 60: 106-114. (SCI: AU7WT, EI: 201441086023)
13. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang, Qingtai Dong, Qiuwang Wang*, Experimental study of mass transfer and flow transition in simple cubic packings with the electrochemical technique, Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 177: 370-376. (SCI: CQ9FV, EI: 20150800561307)
14. Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Jing Xu, Zhilong Cheng, Qiuwang Wang*, Integration of genetic programing with genetic algorithm for correlating heat transfer problems, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2015, 137: 061012. (SCI: CG8MJ, EI: 20151200660376)
15. Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Jingyu Wang, Xugang Ding, Zhilong Cheng, Qiuwang Wang*, Prediction, parametric analysis and bi-objective optimization of waste heat utilization in sinter cooling bed using evolutionary algorithm, Energy, 2015, 90: 24-35. (SCI: CV4PD, EI: 20152701000011)
16. Jian Yang, Mi Zhou, Shiyang Li, Shanshan Bu, Qiuwang Wang*, Three-dimensional numerical analysis of turbulent flow in porous media formed by periodic arrays of cubic, spherical or ellipsoidal Particles, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2014, 136: 011102. (SCI: 259EU, EI: 20134817028550)
17. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang*, Qingtai Dong, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of transition flow in packed beds of spheres with different particle sizes based on electrochemical microelectrodes measurement, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014, 73: 1525-1532. (SCI: AY3SH, EI: 20145000313004)
18. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang, Mi Zhou, Shiyang Li, Qiuwang Wang*, Zhixiong Guo, On contact point modifications for forced convective heat transfer analysis in a structured packed beds of spheres, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2014, 270: 21-33. (SCI: AG1WE, EI: 20140717319245)
19. Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Jing Wang, Zhilong Cheng, Qiuwang Wang*, Energy and exergy analysis for waste heat cascade utilization in sinter cooling bed, Energy, 2014, 67: 370-380. (SCI: AE7BN, EI: 20141217481239)
20. Jian Yang, Jing Wang, Shanshan Bu, Min Zeng, Qiuwang Wang*, Akira Nakayama, Experimental analysis of forced convective heat transfer in novel structured packed beds of particles, Chemical Engineering Science, 2012, 71 (26): 126-137. (SCI: 891RZ, EI: 20120614750897)
21. Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Min Zeng, Akira Nakayama, Computational study of forced convective heat transfer in structured packed beds with spherical or ellipsoidal particles, Chemical Engineering Science, 2010, 65 (2): 726-738. (SCI: 577FE, EI: 20095112563290)
22. Jian Yang, Min Zeng, Qiuwang Wang*, Akira Nakayama, Forced convection heat transfer enhancement by porous pin fins in rectangular channels, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2010, 132(5): 051702. (SCI: 566SJ, EI: 20103213134351)
23. Qiuwang Wang*, Jian Yang, Min Zeng, Gang Wang, Three-dimensional numerical study of natural convection in an inclined porous cavity with time sinusoidal oscillating boundary conditions, International Journal of Heat and Fluid flow, 2010, 31(1): 70-82. (SCI: 558CV, EI: 20100212625521)

  • International Conference papers

1. Pei Fu, Jian Yang*, Qiuwang Wang, Effects of grandient proposity and granient particle on performances of planar SOFCS, The 16th International Heat Transfer Conference, August 10-15, 2018, Beijing, China.

2. Yingxue Hu, Pei Qian, Zhigang Guo, Jian Yang*, Qiuwang Wang, Experimental study of forced convective heat transfe in composite packed beds of spheres, 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC), March 4-7, 2018, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.
3. Guo Zhigang, Yang Jian, Shi Tuo, Hu Yingxue, Wang Qiuwang*, Comparison of heat transfer in gravity-driven particle flow near different heat exchange surface, The 11th International Conference on Computational Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer (ICCHMT 2018), 21-24 May 2018, Cracow, Poland.
4. Jian Yang*, Jiangquan Wu, Lang Zhou, Qiuwang Wang, Computational study of fluid flow and heat transfer in randomly packed bed with different tube walls, The 2017 American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE2017) Conference and 4th International Workshop on Heat Transfer (IWHT2017), April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV., USA.
5. Yingxue Hu, Jian Yang*, Qiuwang Wang, Modeling and prediction for the effective thermal conductivity of Li4SiO4 packed bed, Proceedings of the 12th International Green Energy Conference (IGEC-XII), July 31- August 3, 2017, Xi’an, China.
6. Pei Fu, Jian Yang, Min Zeng, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical study of mass transfer and electrical performances in gradient anode solid oxide fuel cells, Proceedings of the 12th International Green Energy Conference (IGEC-XII), July 31- August 3, 2017, Xi’an, China
7. Yingxue Hu, Jian Yang*, Jingyu Wang, Lang Zhou, Shiyang Li, Qiuwang Wang, Numerical study of forced convective heat transfer in grille-sphere composite packed bed with Taguchi-CFD method, 20th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, 21-24 Aug 2017, Tianjin, China. (PRES17.0085)
8. Jingyu, Wng, Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, An evaluation method of radial heat transfer in ordered array configurations based on equivalent circuit model and Voronoi tessellation, 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES2017), October 4-8, 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
9. Shiyang Li, Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Large eddy simulation of flow and heat transfer past two side-by-side spheres, The 9th international symposium on heat transfer (ISHT-9), August 15-19, 2016, Beijing, China.
10. Shiyang Li, Jian Yang, Q.W. Wang*, Large eddy simulation for flow past grooved cylinder at high Reynolds numbers, The 3rd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control (IWHT2015), October 16-19, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan, China.
11. Zhilong Cheng, Jian Yang, Lang Zhou, Wenxin Li, Yan Liu, Qiuwang Wang*,Experimental Study on Characteristics of Flame Front in the Iron Ore Sintering Process,Proceedings of the 18th Conference process integration, modeling and optimization for energy saving and pollution reduction (PRES 2015), August 23- 27, 2015, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
12. Zhilong Cheng, Jian Yang, Lang Zhou, Yan Liu, Qiuwang Wang*, Application of moderate grade charcoal in iron ore sintering for reducing emissions of pollutant and greenhouse gas, The 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES2015), September 27 - October 3, 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
13. Jiangquan Wu, Jian Yang, Qingtai Dong, Qiuwang Wang*, Yanping Huang, Numerical study of the wall effect on fluid flow and heat transfer in composite packed beds with low tube/particle diameter ratios, Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 2014, Krabi, Thailand.
14. Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Zhilong Cheng, Jing Wang, Qiuwang Wang*, Cost benefits analysis for waste heat utilization in sinter cooling bed, Proceedings of the 17th Conference process integration, modeling and optimization for energy saving and pollution reduction (PRES 2014), 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
15. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang, Qingtai Dong, Qiuwang Wang*, Experimental study of mass transfer and flow transition in simple cubic packings with electrochemical techniques, Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrochemical Energy Science and Technology (EEST2014), 2014, Shanghai, China.
16. Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Jin Wang, Zhilong Cheng, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical analysis of waste heat cascade utilization in sinter cooler, Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 2013, Yamaguchi, Japan. (2013.11.1-5)
17. Shanshan Bu, Jian Yang, Shiyang Li, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical simulation of convective heat transfer in structured packed beds of particles with different particle contact treatment methods, Proceedings of 2012 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, USA.
18. Mi Zhou, Jian Yang, Shanshan Bu, Jie Zhang, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical study of forced convective heat transfer in structured packed beds with different ellipsoidal particles, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Heat Transfer, 2012, Beijing, China.
19. Na Zhou, Jian Yang, Kensuke Takehana, Tetsuya Suekane, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical study of the effect of pore geometry on non-wetting phase trapping in porous media, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Multiphase Flow, Heat Mass Transfer and Energy Conversion, 2012, Xi’an, China.
20. Jian Yang, Jing Wang, Shanshan Bu, Min Zeng, Qiuwang Wang*, Forced convective heat transfer in novel structured packed beds of particles, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 2011, Mauritius.
21. Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Min Zeng, Gang Wang, Three-dimensional numerical study of time-periodical natural convective heat transfer in an inclined cubic enclosure with porous medium, Proceedings of the 2ed International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science and Engineering, 2007, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
22. Jian Yang, Min Zeng, Qiuwang Wang*, Numerical study on forced convective heat transfer in porous pin fin channels, Proceedings of 2008 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. (EI: 20093912335492, ISTP: BJG39)
23. Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Min Zeng, Numerical study of flow and heat transfer in novel structure packed beds, Proceedings of 2009 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, California, USA.
24. Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Jing Wang, Min Zeng, Numerical and experimental studies of forced convection in novel structured packed beds, Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Symposium on Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, 2009, Jeju, Korea.
 

Teaching

  • Heat Transfer (For undergraduate students)
  • Heat Transfer (MOOC)
  • Fundaments and Applications of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (for undergraduate students)
  • Advances in Heat Transfer (for graduate students)
Contact Information

Address: Department of Thermo-fluid science and Engineering,

               School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University,

 Xianning West Road 28#, Xi’an, Shaanxi, 710049, P.R. China.

Phone/fax029-82663502 

Emailyangjian81@mail.xjtu.edu.cn  

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