Report Topic:Multiphase Transport Process in Conventional and Renewable Energy Systems
Reporter:Professor Ben,Xu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA
Location:Academic Hall of State Key Laboratory
Prof. Ben Xu graduated with a BS of Thermal Energy and Power Engineering in Wuhan University in 2007, a MS of Fluid Mechanics in Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010, and a Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering in University of Arizona in August, 2015. In September 2016, Prof. Xu joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) as an Associate Professor. Prof. Xu has already published more than 30 peer-revised journal papers (SCI indexed). He was the PI for a USDA funded Energy Efficiency project ($93,000), and he was the key personnel for a US NSF-MRI funded project ($230,000). Prof. Xu is also serving as the Committee Secretary in the technical committee of Renewable Energy and Energy Conversion (REEC) in ASME Advanced Energy System Division.