Personal Information


Youjun LU

Professor of State Key Lab. of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering

State Key Lab. of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering

Xi’an Jiaotong University

28 Xianning West Road, Xi’an, 710049, P.R.C




Ph.D. Xi’an JiaotongUniversity,2007

B.S.  Xi’anJiaotongUniversity,2001


Research Interests
Supercritical Water Gasification

— Flow and heat transfer in supercritical water fluidized bed

—Water and CO2 splitting by solar thermochemical cycles

—Multiphase flow,heat and mass transfer 

Book Chapter
[1]Lu YJ*, Li S, Guo LJ. Catalysis in Supercritical Water Gasification of Biomass: Status and Prospects. Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries, Fang Z, Xu C(Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014.
[2]Guo LJ, Cao CQ, Lu YJ. Supercritical water gasification of biomass and organic wastes. Source: Biomass, Book edited by: Maggie Momba and Faizal Bux, ISBN 978-953-307-113-8, pp. 202-220, September 2010, InTech .


Selected Publications

[1] Li G, Lu Y*, Qi S. Investigation of hydrogen oxidation in supercritical H2O/CO2 mixtures using ReaxFF molecular dynamics simulation. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 2020,155: 104661.

[2] Huang J, Lu Y*, Jia L. An experimental study on the two-phase flow structure in a supercritical water fluidized bed. Ind Eng Chem Res, 2019, 58: 20099-20108  

[3] Huang J, Lu Y*, Wang H. Fluidization of Particles in Supercritical Water: a Comprehensive Study on Bubble Hydrodynamics. Ind Eng Chem Res, 2019, 58:2036–2051

[4] Wang H, Lu Y*. Numerical simulation of the bubble behavior in a quasi-2D fluidized bed using a bubble-based EMMS model. Particuology, 2019, 46:40-54

[5] Lu Y*, Zhu L, Vieten J, Agrafiotis C*, Roeb M, Sattler C. Solar fuels production: Two-step thermochemical cycle with cerium-based oxides. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 2019, 75:100785

[6] Li G, Wang H, Lu Y*. Kinetic study on hydrogen oxidation in supercritical H2O/CO2 mixture. Fuel Processing Technology, 2019, 193: 123-130

[7] Huang J, Lu Y*, Wang H. Minimum bubbling fluidization velocity in a supercritical water fluidized bed acquired by the dual-capacitance probe method. Chemical Engineering Science, 2019, 199:359-370

[8] Zhao L, Lu Y*. Hydrogen production by biomass gasification in a supercritical water fluidized bed reactor: a CFD-DEM study. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 2018, 131: 26-36

[9] Zhang T, Lu Y*, Yao L. Experimental study of wall-to-bed heat transfer in supercritical water fluidized bed. Int J Multiphase Flow, 2018, 109:26-34.

[10] Zhu L, Lu Y*. Reactivity and efficiency of ceria-based oxides for solar CO2 splitting via isothermal and near-isothermal thermochemical cycles. Energy & Fuels, 2018,32: 736-746

[11] Huang J, Lu Y*, Wang H. A new quantitative measurement method for mixing and segregation of binary-mixture fluidized bed by capacitance probe. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017,326:99-108

[12] Wei L, Lu Y*.Fluidization behavior in high-pressure water at temperature from ambient to supercritical, Powder Technology,2016,304:89-100.

[13] Zhu L, Lu Y*, Shen SH. Solar fuel production at high temperatures using ceria as a dense membrane. Energy, 2016, 104:53-63 

[14] Lu Y*, Huang J, Zheng P, Jing D. Flow structure and bubble dynamics in supercritical water fluidized bed and gas fluidized bed: A comparative study. Int J Multiphase Flow, 2015, 73:130-141. 

[15] Lu Y*, Huang J, Zheng P. A CFD-DEM study of bubble dynamics in fluidized bed using flood fill method. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 274:123-131.