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Prof Xi Jiang
PhD, CEng, FIMechE, AFIChemE

 

Research Overview

Renewable energy, Alternative and renewable fuel, Big data analytics, Biomass and bioenergy, Computational fluid dynamics, Modelling and simulation, Molecular dynamics simulation, Thermal management

Interests

The research of Prof Jiang’s group has been centred on Thermofluid Modelling/Simulation for Sustainable Energy Utilisation. His on-going research activities include the applications of modelling and simulation to the following research areas: (1) combustion utilisation of “alternative” and “renewable” fuels including chemical kinetics studies, (2) greenhouse gas mitigation technologies including combustion mitigation of low-concentration methane; (3) flow in porous media and geological carbon storage, and (4) battery thermal management and thermal management in computer systems. He is currently the Principal Investigator (PI) of a few EPSRC projects, as well as the Co-Investigator of “UK Turbulence Consortium”. He is also the PI of a European Commission H2020 project “HPC4E (High Performance Computing for Energy)”. His research has been funded by EPSRC, EU, Royal Society and the industry.