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Dr Zhi Chen


Zhi Chen

College Senior Research Fellow

Academic Division: Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery

Research group: Energy



Research interests

Combustion energy still powers more than 80% of the world's electricity grids, transportation, household heating etc. My research interests spread over the three major aspects of combustion science: efficiency, stability and emission. 

Teaching activity

Undergraduate supervisions

  • 2nd-year course 2P7: Mathematics – vector calculus, linear algebra and probability 
  • 3rd-year course 3A5: Thermodynamics and Power Generation 

Graduate supervisions

  • 2017 MPhil (Energy Technologies) Thesis: Large Eddy Simulation of Elliptic Jets in Cross Flow