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Shibo Kuang

Shibo Kuang

Research Fellow
Shibo.Kuang@monash.edu
Phone:
+61 3 990 51579
Office:
Room 101, 33, Clayton Campus

Publications:

  • Selected Journal Publications:
  • (Full List in Web of Science ) (Researchgate Profile) (Google Scholar Citations) (Scopus)
  • 1. S. B. Kuang, A. B. Yu, Micromechanic modeling and analysis of the flow regimes in horizontal pneumatic conveying, AIChE Journal, 57 (2011) 2708-25. View Publication
  • 2. S. B. Kuang, A. B. Yu and Z. S. Zou. A new point-locating algorithm under three-dimensional hybrid meshes, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 34 (2008) 1023-1030. View Publication
  • 3. Z. Y. Zhou, S. B. Kuang, K. W. Chu, A. B. Yu. Discrete particle simulation of particle-fluid flow: model formulations and their applicability, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 661 (2010) 482510. View Publication
  • 4. S. B. Kuang, K. W. Chu, A. B. Yu, A. Vince, Numerical study of liquid-gas-solid flow in classifying hydrocyclones: effect of feed solids concentration, Minerals Engineering, 31 (2012) 17-31. View Publication
  • 5. S. B. Kuang, Z. Y. Li, D. L. Yan, A. B. Yu, Numerical study of hot charge operation in ironmaking blast furnace. Minerals Engineering, 63 (2014) 45-56. View Publication
  • 6. S. B. Kuang, K. Li, R. P. Zou, R. H. Pan, A. B. Yu, Application of periodic boundary condition to CFD-DEM simulation of gas-solid flow in pneumatic conveying, Chemical Engineering Science, 93 (2013) 214-228. View Publication
  • 7. S. B. Kuang, R. P. Zou, R. H. Pan, A. B. Yu, Gas-solid flow and energy dissipation in inclined pneumatic conveying, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (2012) 14289-302. View Publication
  • 8. S. B. Kuang, C. Q. Lamarche, J. S. Curtis, A. B. Yu, Discrete particle simulation of jet-induced cratering of a granular bed, Powder Technology, 239 (2013) 319-336. View Publication
  • 9. K. Li, S. B. Kuang, R. H. Pan, A. B. Yu, Numerical study of horizontal pneumatic conveying: effect of material properties, Powder Technology, 251 (2014) 15-24. View Publication
  • 10. Q. Li, M. M. Li, S. B. Kuang, Z. S. Zou, Numerical Simulation of the interaction between supersonic oxygen jets and molten slagmetal bath in steelmaking BOF process, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 46 (2015) 1494-509. View Publication
  • Research Outcomes Delivered as Plenary/Keynote/Invited Lectures:
  • 1. S. B. Kuang, K. Li, R. H. Pan, and A. B. Yu, 'Discrete particle simulation of complex pneumatic conveying systems', The 7th Congress on Particle Technology, Beijing, China, 19-22 May 2014. (Invited talk by Shibo Kuang) View Abstract
  • 2. S. B. Kuang, R. H. Pan, and A. B. Yu, 'Particle scale modelling and analysis of gas-solid flow in pneumatic conveying', 8th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate solids (CHOPS), Tel Aviv, Israel, 3-7 May 2015. (Plenary talk by Shibo Kuang) View Abstract
  • 3. S. B. Kuang, K. J. Dong, and A. B. Yu, 'Discrete particle simulation of particle/particle-fluid flow at different gravity levels', Granular Matter in Low Gravity, Erlangen, Germany, 25-27 March 2015. (Keynote talk by Aibing Yu) View Abstract
  • 4. S. B. Kuang, X. F. Dong, and A. B. Yu, 'Modelling and optimization of ironmaking blast furnace', The 6th Baosteel Biennial Academic Conference, Shanghai, China, 21-23, October 2015. (Keynote talk by Aibing Yu) View Abstract
  • 5. S. B. Kuang, Z. Y. Li, Y. H. Qi, J. J. Gao, D. L. Yan, Y.T. Li and A. B. Yu, CFD modelling and analysis of shaft gas injection into oxygen blast furnaces, The First International Workshop on Computational Particle Technology and Multiphase Processes, Suzhou, China, 9-12, March, 2016. (Invited talk by Shibo Kuang) View Abstract
  • 6. Z. Qi, S.B. Kuang, L.W. Rong, A.B. Yu, ‘Lattice Boltzmann investigation of the negative wake behind spherical particles in power-law fluid flows’, 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods (DEM7), Dalian, China, 1-4 August, 2016. (Invited talk by Shibo Kuang)

Editorial:

  • 1. W. D. Shi, W. Z. Wei, R. N. Li, W. L. Qin, S. B. Kuang (guest editors), 'Pump and pumping system', Advances in Mechanical Engineering (2014) Article ID 827456, 2 pages. View Publication

Supervision:

1. Is jointly supervising 1 PhD student with Dr Zongyan Zhou at Monash University

- Mr Siddhartha Shrestha, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “Modelling of the effect of particle shape on the gas-solid flow through pipes”.

2. Is jointly supervising 7 PhD students with Prof Aibing Yu at Monash University

- Mr Lulu Jiao, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “Development and application of blast furnace process model”.

- Mr Zheng Qi, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “Establishment of drag correlations in non-Newtonian flows based on LBM simulations”.

- Mr Zhaoyang Li, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “Development and application of CFD process model to ironmaking blast furnace.”

- Miss Hui Zhu, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “CFD-DEM modeling and analysis of particle-fluid flows through micro channels”.

- Mr Zhen Miao, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “Modeling and analysis of pneumatic conveying of pulverised coal in the blast furnace ironmaking process”.

- Miss Ruibing Li, Exchanging PhD candidate from Northeastern University, China, thesis topic on “Modeling and analysis of the gas-liquid flow in a new-designed reactor in the aluminium production process”.

- Mr He Zhang, Exchanging PhD candidate from Tsinghua University, China, thesis topic on “Experimental and numerical study of pneumatic conveying”.

3. Is contributing to 2 PhD projects as a collaborator at Monash University

- Miss Li Ji, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “CFD modeling and analysis of coal separation in hydrocyclones”.

- Mr Esmaeil Abbaszadeh Molaei, PhD candidate, thesis topic on “CFD-DEM modeling and analysis of hydraulic conveying”.

4. Graduated 2 PhD and 2 masters students as a co-supervisor at the University of New South Wales:

- Dr Ke Li, thesis title “CFD-DEM simulation of particle-fluid flows”

- Dr Maryam Ghodrat, thesis title “Computational modeling and analysis of the flow and performance in hydrocyclones.

- Mr Zhaoyang Li (Masters), thesis title “Numerical study of geometrical effects on blast furnace (BF) flow and performance”.

- Mr Zheng Qi (Masters), thesis title “CFD modeling and analysis of the multiphase flow and performance of dense medium cyclone: effects of geometry and operating conditions”.

Professional Association:

Australian Particle Technology Society
American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Research Interests:

  • Flow instability
  • Process engineering
  • Microfluidics
  • Particle science and technology
  • Simulation and modelling