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Ning Yang



Professor

Office: Room 135, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Address: P.O.Box 353, Beijing, 100190, P.R.China
Phone: +86-10-82544913, Fax: +86-10-62558065
Fax: +86-10-62558065
Email: nyang@ipe.ac.cn
Website: http://www.emms.cn/yangning.htm

 

Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Complex Systems of Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

 
Academic Qualifications:  
09/1992-07/1996 Taiyuan University of Science & Technology, B.S. in mineral processing
09/1996-07/1999 China University of Mining & Technology, M.S. in mineral processing
09/1999-10/2003 Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Ph.D in chemical engineering
 
Research and Professional Experience:  
10/2003-09/2004 Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, Research Assistant
10/2004-03/2006 Institute of Fluid Mechanics of Toulouse (France), Post-doc fellow
03/2006-05/2008 Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, Research Assistant
05/2008-08/2012 Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, Associate Professor
08/2012-current Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, Professor
12/2013-03/2014 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA), Advanced Visiting Scholar
 
Research Interest
  • Fluidization and Multiphase Reaction Engineering
  • Mesoscale modeling of multiphase reactor systems
  • Industrial application of Multiscale CFD modeling for multiphase reaction processes (e.g., F-T synthesis, Emulsification, Oil Mixing, CO2 Mineralization, Residual oil hydrogenation, Crystallization, as Leading Scientists in collaboration with BASF, BHPB, BP, SinoPec, Synfuel China, TOTAL, and Unilever)
 
Award
  • SCEJ Award for Outstanding Asian Researcher and Engineer, 2016 (SCEJ)
  • Qiushi Outstanding Young Scholar Award for Research Achievements and Transformation, 2013, China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
  • China Young Scholar Award in Particle Technology, 2014, China Society of Particuology (CSP)
  • Excellent Young Scientist Fund from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
 
Invited Lectures
  • 25th International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE25), 2018 (Plenary)
  • 6h UK-China Particle Science and Technology Forum, 2017 (Plenary)
  • 12th International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS12), 2015 (Plenary)
  • 16th International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, ICOSSE, 2016, (Keynote)
  • 6th Asian Particle Technology Symposium (APT), 2015 (Keynote Lecture)
  • 7th Sino-US Joint Conference of Chemical Engineering, 2013 (Invited Lecture)
  • 7th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT), 2014 (Invited Lecture)
 
Member of scholarly academies
  • Chair of 14th International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering, 2019, Guilin, China (http://www.gls14.org)
  • Chair of Formula IX, 2017, Beijing, China (http://www.formula9.org)
  • Scientific committee member of International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS)
  • Organizing committee of International Conference on Multiscale Structures and Systems in Process Engineering
  • Member of Youth Council of China Society of Particuology (CSP)
  • Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Editorial board of Heliyon (Elsevier, http://www.heliyon.com/)
  • Guest Editor of Particulogy, Special issues on “Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Complex Particulate Systems (2012)”; “Formula IX: Particles meet Formula (2018)”; “Mesoscience in China (2018)”
  • Guest Editor of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, Special issue on “Multiscale Structures and Systems in Process Engineering”.
  • Guest Editor of Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, Special issue on “GLS-14”

 

Selected Publication
  • Zhou, R., Chen, J., Yang, N.*, Li, J., Fernandez, A., Ricoux, P. Modeling of complex liquid-solid flow of particle swelling in slurry loop reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, 2018, 176, 476-490
  • Xiao, Q., Wang, J., Yang, N.*, Li, J., Simulation of the multiphase flow in bubble columns with stability-constrained multi-fluid CFD models, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 329, 88-99
  • Yang, N.*, Xiao, Q., A mesoscale approach for population balance modeling of bubble size distribution in bubble column reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 170, 241-250.
  • Zhou, R., Yang, N.*, Li, J., CFD simulation of gas-liquid-solid flow in slurry bubble columns with EMMS drag model, Powder Technology, 2017, 314, 466-479
  • Qin, C., Chen, C., Xiao, Q., Yang, N.*, Yuan, C., Kunkelmann, C., Cetinkaya, M., Mulheims, K., CFD-PBM simulation of droplets size distribution in rotor-stator mixing devices, Chemical Engineering Science, 2016, 155, 16-26
  • Shi, W., Yang, N.*, Yang, X., A Kinetic Inlet Model For CFD Simulation of Large-scale Bubble Columns, Chemical Engineering Science, 2016, 158, 108-116
  • Jiang, X., Yang, N.*, Zhu, J., Yang, B., On the single and two-bubble class models for bubble column reactors. Chemical Engineering Science, 2015, 123, 514-526.
  • Xu, T., Jiang, X., Yang, N.*, Zhu, J., CFD simulation of internal-loop airlift reactor using EMMS drag model. Particuology, 2015, 19, 124-132.
  • Han, Q., Yang, N.*, Zhu, J.*, Liu, M., Onset velocity of circulating fluidization and particle residence time distribution: A CFD-DEM study, Particuology, 2015, 21, 187-195
  • Xiao, Q., Yang, N.*, Zhu, J., Guo, L. Modeling of cavern formation in yield stress fluids in stirred tanks. AIChE Journal, 2014, 60(8), 3057-3070
  • Xu, T., Jiang, X., Yang, N.*, CFD simulation of internal-loop airlift reactor using the EMMS drag model. Particuology, 2014, in press.
  • Wu, H., Shu, S., Yang, N*, Lian, G., Zhu, S., Liu, M., Modeling of power characteristics for multistage rotor-stator mixers of shear-thinning fluids, Chemical Engineering Science. 2014, 117, 173-182
  • Xiao, Q., Yang, N.*, Li, J., 2013. Stability-constrained multi-fluid CFD models for gas-liquid flow in bubble columns. Chemical Engineering Science. 2013, 100, 279-292.
  • Shu, S., Yang, N.*, 2013. Direct numerical simulation of bubble dynamics using phase-field model and lattice Boltzmann method. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. In press.
  • Wang, Y., Xiao, Q., Yang, N.*, Li, J., 2012. In-depth exploration of the Dual-Bubble-Size model for bubble columns. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 51, 2077-2083.
  • Yang, N.*, 2012. A multi-scale framework for CFD modeling of multi-phase systems based on the EMMS approach. Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics. 12, 220-229.
  • Chen, J., Yang, N.*, Ge, W., Li, J., 2012. Stability-driven structure evolution: Exploring the intrinsic similarity between gas-solid and gas-liquid systems. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering. 20, 167-177.
  • Yang, N.*, Wu, Z., Chen, J., Wang, Y., Li, J., 2011. Multi-scale analysis of gas-liquid interaction and CFD simulation of gas-liquid flow in bubble columns. Chemical Engineering Science. 66, 3212-3222.
  • Yang, N.*, Chen, J., Ge, W., Li, J., 2010. A conceptual model for analyzing the stability condition and regime transition in bubble columns. Chemical Engineering Science 65, 517-526.
  • Chen, J., Yang, N.*, Ge, W., Li, J., 2009. Modeling of regime transition in bubble columns with stability condition. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 48, 290-301.
  • Chen, J, Yang, N.*, Ge, W., Li, J., 2009. Computational fluid dynamics simulation of regime transition in bubble columns incorporating the dual-bubble-size model. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 48, 8172-8179.
  • Yang, N.*, Chen, J., Zhao, H., Ge, W.*, Li, J.*, 2007. Explorations on multi-scale structure and stability condition in bubble columns. Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 6978-6991.
  • Yang, N., Wang, W., Zhao, H., Ge, W., Li, J., 2006. Structure-oriented multi-scale simulation of two-phase flows-methodology and application. Keynote paper on Fifth International Conference on CFD in the Process Industries, CSIRO, Melbourne.
  • Yang, N.*, Wang, W., Ge, W., Li, J., 2004. Simulation of heterogeneous structure in a circulating fluidized-bed riser by combining the two-fluid model with the EMMS approach. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 5548-5561.
  • Yang, N.*, Wang, W., Ge, W., Li, J., 2003. CFD simulation of concurrent-up gas-solid flow in circulating fluidized beds with structure-dependent drag coefficient, Chemical Engineering Journal, 96, 71-80.
  • Yang, N.*, Wang, W., Ge, W., Li, J., 2003. Analysis of flow structure and calculation of drag coefficient for concurrent-up gas-solid flow. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 11(1), 79-84.

 

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