Dr Zhouzun Xie

Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ph.D

11/2022

Northeastern University, Shenyang, China          

MEng

01/2018

Northeastern University, Shenyang, China

BEng

06/2015

Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Zhouzun Xie is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, focusing on recycling processes for photovoltaic modules, process metallurgy, and the development of CFD-DEM models and machine learning in engineering. He earned his Ph.D. from UNSW in 2022, after completing his MEng and BEng at Northeastern University, China, in 2018 and 2015, respectively. His work has been recognized with several honours, including the Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Theses in 2023 and the UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship in 2018.

Location
Room 413, Science and Engineering Building (E8)
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Chen W; Wang W; Xie Z; Centurion F; Sun B; Paterson DJ; Tsao SCH; Chu D; Shen Y; Mao G; Gu Z, 2024, 'Size-Dependent Penetration of Nanoparticles in Tumor Spheroids: A Multidimensional and Quantitative Study of Transcellular and Paracellular Pathways', Small, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202304693
    Journal articles | 2024
    Jin X; Zhuo Y; He C; Xie Z; Shen Y, 2024, 'Design and optimisation of rotary vibrating screening process in silicon photovoltaic panel recycling: A particle-scale model study', Powder Technology, 440, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2024.119787
    Journal articles | 2024
    Xie Z; Chen W; Wang W; Gu Z; Shen Y, 2024, 'Particle-scale study on extracellular penetration of nanoparticles in tumor tissues', Materials Today Physics, 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtphys.2024.101428
    Journal articles | 2023
    Wu C; Zhuo Y; Xu X; Xie Z; Tang S; Jiang Y; Shen Y; Meng Q, 2023, '3D transient CFD study of iron-coke briquettes pyrolysis and quench processes in an optimised gas heat carrier pyrolyser', Powder Technology, 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2023.118372
    Journal articles | 2023
    Xie Z; Wang S; Shen Y, 2023, 'A novel hybrid CFD-DEM method for high-fidelity multi-resolution modelling of cross-scale particulate flow', Chemical Engineering Journal, 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.140731
    Journal articles | 2023
    Xie Z; Wang S; Shen Y, 2023, 'Roles of clusters in the migration of fines through porous media', Chemical Engineering Science, 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2022.118217
    Journal articles | 2022
    Guo Z; Wu Y; Xie Z; Shao J; Liu J; Yao Y; Wang J; Shen Y; Gooding JJ; Liang K, 2022, 'Self-Propelled Initiative Collision at Microelectrodes with Vertically Mobile Micromotors', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 61, pp. e202209747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202209747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Guo Z; Wu Y; Xie Z; Shao J; Liu J; Yao Y; Wang J; Shen Y; Gooding JJ; Liang K, 2022, 'Self‐Propelled Initiative Collision at Microelectrodes with Vertically Mobile Micromotors', Angewandte Chemie, 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202209747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wu C; Zhuo Y; Xu X; Xie Z; Tang S; Jiang Y; Shen Y; Meng Q, 2022, 'An integrated experimental and numerical study of iron-coke briquettes' pyrolysis and reduction behaviour in an industrial-scale pyrolyser', Powder Technology, 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2022.117822
    Journal articles | 2022
    Xie Z; Gu X; Shen Y, 2022, 'A Machine Learning Study of Predicting Mixing and Segregation Behaviors in a Bidisperse Solid-Liquid Fluidized Bed', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 61, pp. 8551 - 8565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c00071
    Journal articles | 2022
    Xie Z; Wang S; Shen Y, 2022, 'Particle-scale modelling of rapid granular filtration in a dual-media filter', Separation and Purification Technology, 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2022.122076
    Journal articles | 2021
    Xie Z; Wang S; Shen Y, 2021, 'CFD-DEM modelling of the migration of fines in suspension flow through a solid packed bed', Chemical Engineering Science, 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2020.116261
    Journal articles | 2021
    Xie Z; Wang S; Shen Y, 2021, 'CFD-DEM study of segregation and mixing characteristics under a bi-disperse solid-liquid fluidised bed', Advanced Powder Technology, 32, pp. 4078 - 4095, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apt.2021.09.012
    Journal articles | 2021
    Zhuo Y; Xie Z; Shen Y, 2021, 'Model study of carbonisation of low rank coal briquettes: Effect of briquettes shape', Powder Technology, 385, pp. 120 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2021.02.071
    Journal articles | 2020
    Xie Z; Shen Y; Takabatake K; Yamaguchi A; Sakai M, 2020, 'Coarse-grained DEM study of solids sedimentation in water', Powder Technology, 361, pp. 21 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2019.11.034
    Journal articles | 2019
    Xie Z; An X; Yang X; Li C; Shen Y, 2019, 'Numerical realization and structure characterization on random close packings of cuboid particles with different aspect ratios', Powder Technology, 344, pp. 514 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2018.12.017
    Journal articles | 2017
    Xie Z; An X; Wu Y; Wang L; Qian Q; Yang X, 2017, 'Experimental study on the packing of cubic particles under three-dimensional vibration', Powder Technology, 317, pp. 13 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2017.04.037
  • Preprints |
    Wu C; Zhuo Y; Xu X; Xie Z; Tang S; Jiang Y; Shen Y; Meng Q, A Comprehensive Study of Iron-Coke Briquettes’ Pyrolysis and Reduction Behaviour in an Industrial-Scale Pyrolyser, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4074434

  • UNSW small equipment scheme 2023, K Liang, Z Gu, ZZ Xie, F Trujillo, J Bao, YS Shen, Microvec AI-based 3D PIV (Particle Image Velocimetry) system, A$40k.
  • NCI Adapter Scheme Q1 2023, ZZ Xie, High-fidelity multi-resolution modelling of tumour penetration behaviour of nanoparticles, 160KSU (A$800).
  • NCI Adapter Scheme Q2 2023, S Song, ZZ Xie, High-resolution modelling of the migration of fines in suspension flow through membrane for wastewater treatment, 210KSU (A$1050).

  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Theses, 2023
  • UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship, 2018

  • End-of-life photovoltaic module recycling process
  • Process metallurgy
  • Multiphase reacting flow modelling
  • Nanomedicine penetration in cancer treatment
  • Machine learning

Member, Australiasian Particle Technology Society, 2019-present