Xizhong CHENTenure-track Associate Professor

Email: chenxizh@sjtu.edu.cn 
Address: System Biology Research Institute B405, No. 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 

Educational Background

2006-2010  Xiamen University, BSc

2010-2016  Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD

Work Experience

2021-2022   The University of Sheffield, Assistant Professor

2020-2021   University College Cork Ireland, Eli Lilly Lecturer

2018-2020   The University of Cambridge, Research Associate

2016-2018   The University of Edinburgh, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

In 2023-2026, we would like to recruit several graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the fields of chemical engineering, computer simulation, intelligent manufacturing, particle technology, and artificial intelligence. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in these fields!

Research Project

Led/participated in multiple major Government, industrial, academic, and research projects in the European Union, the United Kingdom, and China, and conducted extensive and in-depth cooperation with multinational chemical companies (BASF, Johnson Matthey, Nestle, etc.), pharmaceutical giants (Pfizer, AstraZeneca, GSK, etc.), and software companies (IBM, Siemens, EDEM, etc.)


X Chen, L Wang, F Meng and Z Luo, Physics-Informed Deep Learning for Modelling Particle Aggregation and Breakage Processes, Chemical Engineering Journal, (2022), 131220.

Wang L G, Ge R, Chen X. Establishing an oblique impact breakage master curve using a DEM bonded contact model. Computers and Geotechnics, (2022), 145: 104668.

Wang L G, Ge R, Chen X, et al. Multiscale digital twin for particle breakage in milling: From nanoindentation to population balance model. Powder Technology, (2021), 386: 247-261.

X Chen, James Elliott, On the scaling law of JKR contact model for coarse-grain cohesive particles, Chemical Engineering Science, (2020), 227, 115906

P Gajjar, I Styliari, T Nguyen; J Carr, X Chen, J Elliott, …, D Murnane, 3D Characterisation of Dry Powder Inhaler Formulations: Developing X-ray Micro Computed Tomography Approaches. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, (2020), 151, 32-44

X Chen, J Wang. Mesoscale-structure-based dynamic multiscale method for gas-solid flow. Chemical Engineering Science ( 2018), 192, 864-881

X Chen, J Wang. Dynamic Multiscale Method for Gas-Solid Flow via Spatiotemporal Coupling of Two-Fluid Model and Discrete Particle Model. AIChE Journal (2017), 63, 3681-3691.

X Chen, J Wang. A comparison of two-fluid model, dense discrete particle model and CFD-DEM method for modeling impinging gas–solid flows. Powder Technology (2014), 254, 94-102. 

X Chen, J Wang, J Li. Coarse grid simulation of heterogeneous gas–solid flow in a CFB riser with polydisperse particles. Chemical Engineering Journal (2013), 234, 173-183. 

X Chen, Z Luo, W Yan, Y Lu, I Ng. Three-dimensional CFD-PBM coupled model of the temperature fields in fluidized-bed polymerization reactors. AIChE Journal (2011), 57, 3351-3366.

Part-time Academic Job

Zhiyuan Future Scholar Program Advisor

Guest Lecturer at the National University of Singapore

Member of the Editorial Board of Mathematical Problems in Engineering Journal, and Resources Chemicals and Materials Journal

Youth Editorial Board of Particology Journal, and Green Chemical Engineering Journal

Guest Editor of Processes Journal, and Int J. Chem Reactor Eng. Journal

Editors of journals such as Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, and Frontiers in Nanotechnology Research

Honors and Awards

National High-Level Talent Program (Excellent Youth)

Shanghai Overseas High-Level Talent Plan

Future Chemical Engineering (GCCES)

Exceptional Promise (The Royal Academy of Engineering)

Open Positions

PhD students and postdoc positions are available, please get in touch with me at chenxizh@sjtu.edu.cn

Address:800 Dongchuan RD. Minhang District, Shanghai, China
PostCode:200240 Tel:021-54742893 E-mail:sjtuscce@sjtu.edu.cn


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