Professor Yulong Ding

Professor Yulong Ding

School of Chemical Engineering
Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage

Contact details

Address
Chemical Engineering
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

10888 BEI Logo-BLACKProfessor Yulong Ding holds the founding Chamberlain chair of Chemical Engineering and Highview-RAEng Chair of Cryogenic Energy Storage and is Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham.

He joined Birmingham in October 2013. Prior to his appointment at the University, he was Professor and Director of Institute of Particle Science & Engineering at the University of Leeds. He was the founding director of the joint Institute for Energy Storage between University of Leeds and Institute of Process Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

He has research interests in energy materials and energy processes and currently focusing on developing novel technologies for electrical and thermal energy storage at different scales. He has been a PI or Co-I of research projects with over £20M funding over the past 10 years. He has 13 patents, 400 papers with 180 in peer reviewed journals (H-Index of ~ 42). He was listed as top 1% highly cited researchers with consistent impact over 2002-2012 in the engineering category by Thomson Reuters. He also invented the liquid air energy storage technology and led the initial stage of development of the technology. His work on liquid air energy storage made a major contribution to the 2011 ‘The Engineer’ Energy & Environmental and Grand Prix awards, and 2012 Rushlight Energy Environmental and Power Generation and Transmission awards. 

Qualifications

November 1994 - June 1997 - Postgraduate study (PhD 1997), University of Birmingham, UK

September 1985 - July 1988 - Postgraduate study (3-year Programme, MSc 1988), University of Science & Technology, Beijing, PR China

September 1981 - July 1985 -  Undergraduate study (4-year programme, BEng 1985), University of Science & Technology, Beijing, PR China

Biography

Professor Ding joined the University of Birmingham in October 2013. Prior to his appointment at the University, he was Professor and Director of Institute of Particle Science and Engineering at the University of Leeds. His previous roles have included Imperial College London [1997 – 1999], University of Birmingham [1999 – 2001], and University of Science and Technology, Beijing [1988 – 1994]. He was the founding Director of the Joint Institute for Energy Storage Research between the University of Leeds and Institute of Process Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

Teaching

Current Appointments

April 2014 – Present - Royal Academy of Engineering – Highview Professor of Cryogenic Energy Storage, University of Birmingham

October 2013 – Present - Chamberlain Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham

October 2013 – Present - Director of Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham

May 2012 – Present - Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Energy Storage Science & Technology 

 

Membership of Professional Bodies & Services for Professional and similar Bodies

2014 - Advisory board member of Energy Storage Engineering Committee of Chinese Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology Society

2014 - Executive committee member of Partec 2016

2013 - Overseas panel member of Natural Science Foundation of China (Engineering and Materials)

2012 – Present: External examiner of MSc in Process Engineering, Queens University of Belfast, UK

2012 – 2013: Panel member for setting the Helmholtz Institute on Renewable Energy Production (Material- and process-based solutions for a climate-neutral and sustainable energy production at acceptable costs) Helmholtz Association, Germany

2011 – Present: European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) UK co-ordinator for Thermal Energy Storage on behalf of UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)

2011 – Present: Member of Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China

2011 – Present: Vice Chairman of Energy Particles Group of Chinese Particuology Society

2011 – Present: Changjiang Chair Professor Screening (overseas) Assessor, Ministry of Education of China and Li Ka Shing Foundation of Hong Kong

2010 – Present: Member of Chinese Society of Particuology

2010 – Present: Fellow of UK Royal Society of Chemistry

2010 – 2014: Committee Member of Chinese Society of Particuology

2009 – Present: Member of board of assessors for publications medal of UK Institution of Chemical Engineers

2008 – 2009: Member of Society of Chemical Industry

2007 – Present: Member of US Materials Research Society

2006 – Present: Member of EPSRC Flow and Engineering Panels

2006 – Present: Member of academic steering committee, GuiZhou Clean Energy Research Centre, P.R. China

2005 - 2007: Committee member of the Virtual Centre for Industrial Process Tomography (VCIPT)

2004 – Present: Member of Advisory Committee of the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology, UK

2004-2010: Member of Steering Committee of University of Leeds Nanomanufacturing Initiative

2004 – 2006: Co-ordinator, Nanotechnology Focus Group of YAN-CE (a network supported by UK EPSRC)

2003 – Present: Member of UK EPSRC Peer Review College

2002 – Present: Committee member of Particle Technology Subject Group of the Institution of Chemical Engineers

2002 – 2006: Member of managing committee of YAN-CE

2001 – Present: Committee member of Particle Characterisation Interest Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2001 – Present: Associate Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers

1996 – 1997: Member of Iron & Steel Society

1997 – 1999: Member of Institution of Mining and Metallurgy

1988 – 1994: Member of Chinese Society of Metals|

Academic Appointments 

April 2014 – Present  -  Royal Academy of Engineering – Highview Power Storage Chair of Cryogenic Energy Storage

October 2013 – Present  - Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chamberlain Chair of Energy Storage, University of Birmingham

October 2013 – Present - Director of Birmingham Centre of Cryogenic Energy Storage, University of Birmingham

October 2013 – Present - Visiting professor, University of Leeds

June 2013 – Present - Visiting Professor, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

November 2012 – Present - Visiting Professor, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China

July 2012 – Sept  2013 - Founding Director, Joint Institute for Energy Storage Research, University of Leeds and Institute of Process Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences

July 2012 – Present -  Technical advisory board member, AnSteel Group

Sept  2011 – Present - EERA UK co-ordinator for Thermal Energy Storage on behalf of UKERC

August 2011 – Present - Advisory board member, Dearman Engine Ltd, UK

August 2011 – June 2013 - Director, Institute of Particle Science & Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

October 2011 – Present -   Visiting Professor, University of Science & Technology Beijing, China

May 2011 – Present - Visiting Professor, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou, China

February 2010 – Present - Visiting Professor, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

August 2008 – July 2012 - Member of Senate, University of Leeds

August 2007 – Sept 2013 - Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chair of Nanoparticle Engineering, University of Leeds

June 2008 – Present - Guest Professor, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

August 2006 – July 2007 - Reader, Institute of Particle Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering Discipline, University of Leeds

August 2006 – Present - Visiting Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

July 2006 – Present - Visiting Professor, Tianjin University of Science & Technology, Tianjin, China

October 2004 – July 2006 -  Senior Lecturer, Institute of Particle Science and Engineering, and Chemical Engineering Discipline, University of Leeds

June 2001 – October 2004 - Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

June 1999 – May 2001 - Research Fellow, School of Chemical Engineering, University of   Birmingham, UK

July 1997 – June 1999 - Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering & Chemical Technology, Imperial College, UK

June 1993 - October 1994  - Associate Professor in Transport Phenomena, Department of Transport Phenomena, University of Science & Technology, Beijing (USTB), P.R. China

June 1991- May 1993 -  Lecturer in Transport Phenomena, Department of Transport Phenomena, USTB, P.R. China

July 1988 - May 1991 - Assistant Lecturer in Transport Phenomena, Department of Transport Phenomena, USTB, P.R. China

PhD opportunities

Research

Main research areas:

  • energy storage research particularly on thermal (heat and cold) energy storage, compressed air energy storage and cryogenic energy storage, covering composite thermal energy storage materials, components/devices and systems. 
  • structured particles, covering formulation, scale up of manufacturing and dissolution
  • suspension of nanoparticles for heat transfer at medium to high temperature applications and lubrication
  • energy saving technologies for process industry

Research
Professor Ding’s research has been focusing on thermal and mechanical based energy storage materials and processes, as well as coupling energy storage technologies with the use of renewable and industrial processes.

His research focuses on understanding and controlling the properties and behaviour of nanoparticle suspensions and optimising the suspension formulation for a variety of new application, in particular thermal management and process intensification. He has also developed a number of patents and earned numerous research grants. He has served on various conference panels and committees in both China and the UK, related to his expertise in chemical engineering and energy storage. 

  • Thermal energy storage
    • Composite thermal energy storage materials based on phase change materials for applications across -196oC ~ + 1500oC
    • Components and devices based on the composite materials
    • System integration and optimisation
    • Scale up and advanced manufacturing technologies
  • Liquid air energy storage
    • Miniaturisation of liquefaction plants
    • Heat and cold storage
    • Integration into centralised and decentralised energy systems
  • Process intensification
    • Heat transfer intensification using particles across length scales
    • Sorption enhanced chemical reaction processes
    • Micro- and nano-fluidics
  • Heat transfer fluids
    • Nanofluids
    • High temperature heat transfer fluids (e.g. molten salts, VP1 based formulations)
    • Low temperature heat transfer fluids (e.g. liquid air and low melting point fluids at cryogenic region)
    • Heat transfer and fluid flow under supercritical conditions
  • Particle technology
    • Dissolution of structured particles
    • Gas fluidisation (bubbling and circulating fluidised beds)
    • Rotating drums / kilns

Research Grants 

China State Grid Smart Grid Research Institute Europe: £430,000, Key technologies for thermal energy storage for renewables, December 2014 – October 2016.

EPSRC and P&G: £99,500, Dissolution of structured particles, Industrial Case Award, October 2014 – March 2018.

EPSRC (EP/L019469/1): £3,906,423 (~£300k for Birmingham + ~25% unallocated funds of £1M), SuperGen Energy Storage Hub (led by Oxford University in collaboration with Imperial College, Cambridge, Warwick, Birmingham, Southampton and Bath Universities), Co-I, July 2014 – June 2019.

British Council: £31,680, Collaboration with India - Nanostructured materials for solar thermal applications with distributed systems, PI, May 2014 – April 2016.

Royal Academy of Engineering: £249,045, RAEng-Highview Chair Award, April 2014 – March 2019

Highview Power Storage: £315,000, RAEng-Highview Chair Award, April 2014 – March 2019

EPSRC (EP/L014211/1): £984,845 (£361k for Birmingham), Next Generation Grid Scale Thermal Energy Storage Technologies (NexGen-TEST), PI, May 2014 – April 2017.

EPSRC (EP/L017725/1): £5,914,440, Birmingham Centre of Cryogenic Energy Storage, Co-I, December 2013 – December 2023.

EPSRC (EP/J021199/1): £14,283,000 (£1062k for Birmingham on Thermal energy storage), Energy Storage for a Low Carbon Grid (led by Imperial College in collaboration with Cambridge, Oxford, St Andrews, Birmingham, Newcastle, UCL, Sheffield and Cardiff), Co-I, October 2013 – 2015.

EPSRC (EP/K002252/1): £5,590,000 (£303.6k for Birmingham), Energy Storage for Low Carbon Grids (led by Imperial College in collaboration with Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Leeds/Birmingham, St Andrews, Sheffield and Cardiff), Co-I, October 2012 – September 2017.

Funding for Joint University of Leeds - Institute of Process Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Joint Institute - Chinese side): > RMB30M (about £3.5M), Energy storage materials and processes (various sources including Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Science & Technology of China, State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Complex Systems, China National Science Foundation and industrial companies), March 2010 – March 2014.

BaoSteel: £95k, Oxy-coal pre-combustion for a COREX process, PI, April 2012 – September 2013.

Abengoa Solar NT: EURO 300k, Nanofluids for solar thermal power generation applications, PI, January 2012 – December 2014.

The British Council: £17.3k, UK-Turkish Collaboration on nano heat transfer fluids, PI, March 2012 – September 2013.

EU: EURO 330k, QNano - A Pan-European Infrastructure for Quality in Nanomaterials Safety Testing, Co-I, February 2011– January 2015.

EU: EURO 400k, MARINA, Co-I, April 2012 – March 2017.

EPSRC: £50k, Nano solar fluids – formulation, characterisation and applications (Early Career Fellowship Scheme for Dr Sanjeeva Witharana), PI, April 2011 – May 2012.

EPSRC: £40k, Structured particles (Knowledge Transfer Secondment Grant for Dan Xu),  PI, October 2010 – September 2011.

EPSRC: £40k, Nano and micro particulates into formulated products (Knowledge Transfer Secondment Grant for Chris Hodges), PI, January 2012 – August 2012.

EPSRC: £25k, Solar nanofluids formulation (Internship Grant for Jack Ottaway), PI, January 2012 – July 2012.

Abengoa Solar NT: £22k, Characterisation of Therminol VP1 at elevated temperatures and pressures, PI, August 2011 – January 2012.

Procter & Gamble: £36k, Structured particles – modelling and experimental validation, PI, October 2010 – September 2013.

Abengoa Solar NT: EURO 62k, Characterisation of molten salts, PI, January 2012 – December 2013.

EPSRC: £15k, The Solar soldier (part of a £657k consortium led by Strathclyde University in collaboration with Leeds, Loughborough and Brunel), PI, October 2009 – September 2011.  

EPSRC (EP/F060955/1): £344.7k, BMT-CES - Biofuel Micro-Trigeneration with Cryogenic Energy Storage (part of £1.2M consortium with Newcastle and Ulster), PI, December 2008 – April 2012.

EPSRC (EP/F023014/1): £314.6k, Understanding and controlling of nanofluids for responsive reacting systems (part of a £1.1M with Glasgow and Bath), PI, July 2008 –June 2011.

The British Council: £19.5k Relationship between dynamic thermal conductivity and rheological behaviour of Nanofluids (a collaborative grant with Korea University), PI, 1 May 2008 – 31 April 2010.

EPSRC (EP/F027389/1): £270k, Converting glycerol to hydrogen using sorption enhanced reaction processes, Co-I, October 2007-April 2009.

EPSRC (EP/F000464/1): £620k, Nanofluids structuring in confined geometries, PI, October 2007-September 2010.

EPSRC (EP/F016727/1‎): £88k, Adaptive process for natural feedstock, PI, October 2007-September 2009.

EPSRC/Highview Enterprises Ltd: £90k, Dorothy Hodgkin PhD Award (for Yongliang Li), PI, December 2007 – June 2011.

Highview Enterprises Ltd: £240k, Cryogenic based energy storage system, PI, January 2007 – December 2009.

EPSRC (EP/E065163/1): 1st UK-China Particle Technology Forum: £8.3k, PI, April-October 2007.

Procter & Gamble: £20k, New nanofluids formulations, PI, November 2006 –October 2008.

Procter & Gamble: £85k, Wetting and spreading of nanofluids, PI, August 2006- July 2007.

Dispersia Ltd:  £22.7k, Nanofluids – formulation and measurements, PI, March 2007 –December 2007.

EPSRC (EP/E000665/1): £60k, A fully scalable interfacial reactor for nanoparticle production, PI, January 2007 - December 2008.

Procter & Gamble: £50k, Characterisation of surfactant vesicles, PI, March 2006 – December 2006.

Highview Enterprises Ltd: £110k Flow and phase change behaviour of cryogenic liquids, PI, January 2006 – December 2006.

AstraZeneca and EPSRC DTA: £100k, The fundamentals of pharmaceutical particle aggregation in wet granulation, PI, February 2006 – January 2009.

Particles R&D Ltd: £70.5k, Flow and mixing of nanofluids under cryogenic conditions, PI, May 2005 – May 2006.

Proctor & Gamble: £33.3k, Production of concentrated and organic based nanofluids, PI, June 2005 – May 2006.

EPSRC (EP/D000645/1): £63k, Molecular Metal Oxides for Process Intensification, PI, July 2005 – June 2007.

Bioscience Yorkshire Enterprise Fellowship (BYEF): £13.3k, Evaluation of biomass based hydrogen production and enzyme processing (fellowship for Chi Kwan), PI, October 2005-June 2006.

Particles R&D Ltd: £24.3k, Nano and submicron particle classification and characterisation, January 2005 – January 2006.

Procter & Gamble: £73.4k, Nanofluids for wetting and spreading applications, PI, October 2004 – January 2006.

Procter & Gamble & EPSRC DTA: £60k, The flow behaviour of nanofluids in confined regions, PI, October 2004 – September 2007.

Procter & Gamble & Leeds Nanomanufacturing Institute: £71.25k, Smart nano-composites for antimicrobial applications, PI, October 2004 – September 2007.

International Fine Particle Research Institute (IPFRI): USD $216k, Milling of organic solids, PI, September 2004- September 2010.

Procter & Gamble: £62.8k, Nanoparticle engineering of micro-suspensions, PI, October 2003 – November 2007.

EPSRC (GR/S24985/01): £144k, Low temperature hydrogen production, PI, July 2003 – June 2006.

Procter & Gamble and Syngenta: £25.9k, Fundamental studies of emulsification / crystallisation process for nanoparticle production, PI, July 2004 – June 2007.

Procter & Gamble: £11k, Feasibility study of nanofluids, PI, March 2004 – June 2005.

Procter & Gamble: £7.5k, Modelling of atomisation in spraying tower and granular flow,  PI, November 2004-October 2005.

EPSRC (GR/R90031/01): £64.7,Flow of a gas-solid two phase mixture through a packed structure, PI, March 2002 - October 2004.

Yorkshire Forward/Nanofactory: £530k Nanotechnology equipment funding, Co-I, January - May 2005

Shell Global Solutions: £58.6k, Nanofluids for enhanced heat transfer, Co-I, August 2003 – February 2005

EPSRC/DTI: £200k, ACORN Nanoparticles for the future: Production of nano-assemblies, Co-I, June 2002 - September 2005

EPSRC / P&G / Ffizer / Borax / Hosokawa Micron: £456k with £345k from EPSRC and the rest from industrial partners, Effect of the scale of high shear mixer granulator on the structure of granules, Co-I, September 2003 - August 2006

Merck Sharpe & Dohme: £195.4k, Tribocharging of pharmaceutical powders, Co-I, December 2002 – May 2006

EPSRC (GR/S26576/01): £60k, YAN-CE (network funding), Co-I, April 2003 – July 2006

BNFL: £201.87k, Establishment of relationships between properties and behaviour of single particles and those of the bulk, Co-I, September 2002 - December 2004

Pfizer: £212k, Milling of pharmaceutical powders, Co-I, September 2001 – March 2004

BNFL: £3k, Development of cohesivimeter for characterisation of cohesive powders, PI,  January 2002 - January 2003

BNFL: £3.5k, Non-invasive temperature measurement of particulate systems, PI, January 2002 - January 2002

RAEng: £0.9k, Travel grant, PI, 2002

SRIF2, £100k, Nanofluids production unit, PI, 2004

SRIF2, £200k, Supercritical water system, Co-I, 2004

SRIF1, £100k, Supercritical CO2 particle formation facility, Co-I, 2003

Publications

Books

[1]        Y. L. Ding, Process Intensification using Particles Across Length Scales, Springer, expected October, 2015.

[2]        Y.L. Ding, Handbook of Energy Storage Technologies, Editor-in-Chief, 600 pages, China Chemical Society Press, expected May 2015.

[3]        S.J. Antony, W. Hoyle and Y.L. Ding, Granular Materials – Fundamentals and Applications, 371 pages, London, Royal Society of Chemistry (ISBN 0-85404-586-4), 2004.

[4]        T.J. Yang, D.Q. Cang and Y.L. Ding, Oxygen Enriched BF Pulverised Coal Injection, 341 pages, Beijing, Metallurgical Industry Press (ISBN 7-5024-1769-9), 1996.

Parts of Books

[5]        Y.L. Li, Y. Huang, J. Radcliffe and Y.L. Ding, Cryogenic Energy Storage, a chapter for Handbook of Clean Energy Systems, Wiley, 2014.

[6]        Y.L. Ding, Solar electric energy storage overview, a chapter for Solar Energy Storage, Bent Sørensen eds, Elsevier BV, 2014.

[7]        S. Witharana, H.S. Chen and Y.L. Ding, Nanofluids for Heat Transfer, a chapter for Handbook of Nanophysics, Klaus Sattler eds., CRC Press (ISBN-10: 1420075462, ISBN-13: 978-1420075465), 2010.

[8]        M. Ghadiri, C.C. Kwan and Y.L. Ding, Analysis of Milling and the Role of Feed Properties. In: Chapter 14 of Handbook of Powder Technology, Salman A., Ghadiri M. and Hounslow M. eds., Elsevier Science B.V. (ISBN-10: 0444530800, ISBN-13: 978-0444530806), 605-634, 2007          

[9]        M.J.W. Povey, T.S. Awad, R. Huo and Y.L. Ding, Crystallization in monodisperse emulsions with particles in size Range 20–200 nm, in Chapter 27 of Food Colloids, 399-411, Royal Society of Chemistry (ISBN 978-0854042715), 2007.

[10]     Y.L. Ding, S.J. Antony and J.P.K. Seville, Granular motion in the transverse plane of rotating drums, 336-354, S.J. Antony et al., Granular Materials – Fundamentals and Applications, 336-354, London, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004.

[11]     Y.L. Ding, Transport phenomena, W. Sha, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering Research, 34-63, Beijing, Mechanical Industry Press, 2000.

[12]     Y.L. Ding, Properties of coal for BF injection, T.J. Yang et al., Oxygen Enriched BF Pulverised Coal Injection, 20-58, Beijing, Metallurgical Industry Press, 1996.

[13]     Y.L. Ding, Hydrodynamics at the exit of lances for pulverised coal injection, T.J. Yang et al., Oxygen Enriched BF Pulverised Coal Injection, 59-127, Beijing, Metallurgical Industry Press, 1996.

[14]     Y.L. Ding, Gas-solid flows in pulverised coal injection units, T.J. Yang et al., Oxygen Enriched BF Pulverised Coal Injection, 128-190, Beijing, Metallurgical Industry Press, 1996.

[15]     Y.L. Ding, Numerical modelling of oxygen enriched pulverised coal injection, T.J. Yang et al., Oxygen Enriched BF Pulverised Coal Injection, 238-329, Beijing, Metallurgical Industry Press, 1996.

Refereed Journal Papers (Total citations in Google Scholar:  well over 10,000; H-Index: 38; last updated in April 2014)

2015

[16]        P.L. Wang, X. Wang, Y. Huang, C. Li, Z.J. Peng and Y.L Ding (2015), Thermal energy charging behaviour of a heat exchange device with a zigzag plate configuration containing multi-phase-change-materials (m-PCMs), Applied Energy, 142, 328-336

[17]        G.H. Leng, Z.P. Lan, Z.W. Ge, Y. Qin, Z. Jiang, F. Ye and Y.L. Ding (2015) Progress in Thermal Energy Storage Research, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 4, 2, l-8

[18]        J. Huang, W. Jing, Y.Ding,  H.Niu, F.Tian, H. Liu, Y. Song, Yan (2015) Predicting N2pc from anticipatory HbO activity during sustained visuospatial attention: A concurrent fNIRS–ERP study, NeuroImage, 113, 225-234

[19]        L.Tong, A.Zhang, L.Wang, H. Li, L.Tong, Y.Li, Y.Ding, L.Tong, L.Wang, L. Yao, L. Li, Libing (2015), Exergy and energy analysis of a load regulation method of CVO of air separation unit, Applied Thermal Engineering, 80, 413-423

[21]        Y.Jiang, A.O’Neil, Y.Ding (2015) Zinc oxide nanoparticle-coated films: fabrication, characterization, and antibacterial properties, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17,4, 1-9

[22]        Aqueous Al2O3 nanofluids: the important factors impacting convective heat transfer

[23]        Jianguo Cao, Yulong Ding, Caiyun Ma

[24]        Heat and Mass Transfer 12/2014; 50(12). DOI:10.1007/s00231-014-1374-5

[25]        Aqueous Al2O3 nanofluids: the important factors impacting convective heat transfer

2014

[23]        Z.W. Ge, F. Ye and Y.L. Ding (2014) Composite materials for thermal energy storage: enhancing performance through microstructures, ChemSusChem, 7, 1318-1325.

[24]        N.J. Watson, M.J.W. Povey, G.K. Reynolds, B.H. Xu and Y.L. Ding (2014) Acoustic emission monitoring from a lab scale high shear granulator—A novel approach, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 465, 262–274.

[25]        C.P. Liu, C. Li, Y.L. Li, Y.L. Ding and L. Wang (2014) Review of heat transfer enhancement in gas-solid flow, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, In Press.

[26]        Q.M. Wan, Y. Jin, P. Sun and Y.L. Ding (2014) Rheological and tribological behaviour of lubricating oils containing platelet MoS₂ nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 16: 2386.

[27]        Z.W. Ge, Y.L. Li, D.C. Li, Z. Sun, Y Jin, C.P. Liu, G.H. Leng, Y.L. Ding (2014) Thermal energy storage: challenges and the role of particle technology, Particuology, In Press.

[28]        Y.L. Li, H. Cao, S.H. Wang, Y. Jin, D. Li, X. Wang and Y.L. Ding (2014) Load shifting of nuclear power plants using cryogenic energy storage technology, Applied Energy, 113, 1710-1716.

[29]        S. Omran, P. Heggs, Y.L. Ding (2014) The influence of moisture content on the evaluation of latent heat of molten salts used for thermal energy storage applications, Energy Procedia, 46, 317-323.

[30]        Z. Gea, F.Yea, H. Caob, G. Lenga, Y.Qind, Y.Ding (2014), Carbonate-salt-based composite materials for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage, Particuology, 15, 77–81

[31]        Li, Y, Witharana, S, Cao, H, Lasfargues, M, Huang, Y & Ding, Y (2014), 'Wide spectrum solar energy harvesting through an integrated photovoltaic and thermoelectric system' Particuology, 15, 39-44

[32]        C. Liu, Z. Sun, G. Lu, X. Song, Y.L. Ding, J.G. Yu (2014),  Scale-up design of a 300 kA magnesium electrolysis cell based on thermos-electric mathematical models, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 92, 7, 1197-1206

[33]        Y.Li, S. Witharanaa, H.Caoa, M. Lasfargues, Y.Huang  (2014) Wide spectrum solar energy harvesting through an integrated photovoltaic and thermoelectric system, Particuology 15,  39–44  

[34]        J.G. Cao, Y.L. Ding and C.Y. Ma (2014) Aqueous Al2O3 nanofluids: the important factors impacting convective heat transfer, Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 1639-1648.

2013

[35]        X. Chen, J. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Ding, Y. Sun and H. Yan (2013) One-step approach to novel Bi4V2O11 hierarchical hollow microspheres with high visible-light-driven photocatalytic  activities, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, 877–883.

[36]        I.A. Wilson, A.J.R. Rennie, Y.L. Ding, P.C. Eames, P.J. Hall, N.J. Kelly (2013) Historical daily gas and electrical energy flows through Great Britain's transmission networks and the decarbonisation of domestic heat, Energy Policy, 61, 301-305

[37]        C. Wang, J Yang and Y. L. Ding (2013) Phase transfer based synthesis and thermophysical properties of Au/Therminol VP-1 nanofluids, Progress in Natural Science: Materials International, 23, 338–342.

[38]        P. Song, Y.L. Ding and D Wen (2013) A reactive molecular dynamic simulation of oxidation of a silicon nanocluster, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, 1-11.

[39]        H Liu, W Hu, F Ye, Y Ding, J Yang (2013) Growth mechanism of Ag2S nanocrystals in a nonpolar organic solvent, RSC Advances 3 (2), 616-622.

[40]        S. Witharana, I. Palabiyik, Z. Musina and Y. Ding (2013) Stability of glycol nanofluids–The theory and experiment, Powder Technology, 239, 72-77.

[41]        L. Zhang, Y Li, X Liu, L. Zhao, Y.L. Ding, M. Povey and D.Q. Cang (2013) The properties of ZnO nanofluids and the role of H2O2 in the disinfection activity against Escherichia coli, Water Research, 47(12), 4013-21

[42]        Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye, X. Wang, D. Li, C. Wang and Y.L. Ding (2013) Principles and new developments of thermal energy storage technology, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 2, 69-72.

[43]        Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye, X. Wang, D. Li, C. Wang and Y.L. Ding (2013) Potential applications of thermal energy storage in electric power generation sector, 2, 165-171.

[44]        C. Li, Z. Sun, Y. Ding (2013). A numerical investigation into the charge behaviour of a spherical phase change material particle for high temperature thermal energy storage in packed beds, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 2, 5, 480-485

2012

[45]        H. Liu, Y. Wang, X. Gou, T. Qi, J. Yang and Y. Ding (2012) Three-dimensional graphene/polyaniline composite material for high-performance supercapacitor applications, Materials Science and Engineering B, 178, 293-298.

[46]        S. Witharana, B. Phillips, S. Strobel, H. D. Kim, J.-B. Chang, J. Buongiorno, K. K. Berggren, L. Chen and Y.L. Ding (2012) Bubble Nucleation on Nano- to Micro-size Cavities and Posts: An Experimental Validation of Classical Theory, Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 064904.

[47]        P.X. Song, D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding (2012) Nano-fuels: a new energy storage carrier, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 1, 41-49.

[48]        W.W. Hu, H. Liu, F. Ye, Y.L. Ding and J. Yang (2012) A facile solution route for the synthesis of PbSe-Au nanocomposites with different morphologies, CrystEngComm, 14, 7049-7054.

[49]        Z. Ge, F. Ye, M. Lasfargues, J. Yang and Y. Ding (2012) Recent progress and perspective of medium and high temperature thermal energy storage materials, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 2, 89-102.

[50]        F.Y. Zhao, E Rank, D Liu, H.Q. Wang and Y.L. Ding (2012) Dual steady transports of heat and moisture in a vent enclosure with all round states of ambient air, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, 6979–6993.

[51]        S. Witharana, C. Hodges, D. Xu, X. Lai and Y.L. Ding (2012) Aggregation and settling in aqueous polydisperse alumina nanoparticle suspensions, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14, 851 – 862.

[52]        B. Ma, J. Li, Z. Peng and Y. Ding (2012) Paraffin based composite phase change materials for thermal energy storage: thermal conductivity enhancement, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 2, 131-138.

[53]        Feng Ye, W. Hu, T. Zhang, J. Yang and Y.L. Ding (2012) Enhanced electrocatalytic activity of Pt-nanostructures prepared by electrodeposition using poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) as a shape-control agent, Electrochimica Acta, 83, 383–386.

[54]        Y. Li and Y. Ding (2012) An integrated solar-cryogen hybrid power system. Renewable Energy 37 (2012) 76-81.

[55]        P. Wang, Z. Peng, S. Wang, X. Wang and Y. Ding (2012) Numerical simulation of heat transfer behavior of a twisted pipe containing a phase change material, Energy Storage Science & Technology, 2, 116-122.

[56]        Y. Li and Y. Ding (2012) An optimal design methodology for large-scale gas liquefaction., Applied Energy, 99, 484-490.

[57]        C. Wu, Y. Cheng, Y. Ding,  J. Yong (2012) CFD–DEM simulation of gas–solid reacting flows in fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) process, Chemical Engineering Science, 65, 542- 549

[58]        Y. Li, X. Wang and Y. Ding (2012) A tri-generation system design based on compressed air and thermal energy storage. Applied Energy, 99, 316-323.

[59]        Y.L. Ding, J. Yun, X.H. Li, Y. Tang, Y. Jiang (2012) Evaluation of nano-packing on the shelf life of fresh-cut lotus root (NelumbonuciferaGaerth), Advances in Technology and Management, 165, 775-780.

[60]        G Okeke, S Witharana, SJ Antony and Y Ding (2012) Computational analysis of factors influencing thermal conductivity of nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 6365-6375.

2011

[61]        M. Shen, N. Bennett, Y.L. Ding and K. Scott (2011) A concise model for evaluating water electrolysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36, 14335 –14341

[62]        Y. Li, Y. Jin, H. Chen, C. Tan and Y. Ding (2011) An integrated system for thermal power generation, electrical energy storage and CO2 capture. International Journal of Energy Research, 35, 1158-1167.

[63]        Palabiyik, Z. Musina, S. Witharana, and Y. Ding (2011) Dispersion stability and thermal conductivity of propylene glycol-based nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13, 5049–5055.

[64]        Y. Li, X. Wang and Y. Ding (2011) A cryogen based peak-shaving technology: optimisation and techno-economic analysis, International Journal of Energy Research, 37, 6, 547–557

[65]        H. Chen, Y. Ding, Y. Li, X. Zhang and C. Tan (2011) Air fuelled zero emission road transportation: A comparative study. Applied Energy, 88, 337-342.

[66]        X. Zhang, H. Chen, C. Tan, Y. Li and Y. Ding (2011) Analysis of novel combined power systems of energy storage-diesel engine. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 32, 1621-1626.

[67]        E. K. Goharshadi, Y.L. Ding, X. Lai and P. Nancarrow (2011) Facile and green synthesis of ZnO nanostructures in a room temperature ionic liquid 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide1, Inorganic Materials, 47, 379-384.

[68]        H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding, N.T. Cong, B.L. Dou, V. Dupont, M. Ghadiri and P.T. Williams (2011) A comparative study on hydrogen production from steam-glycerol reforming: thermodynamics and experimental. Renewable Energy, 36, 779-788.

[69]        Y. Wang, Y. Huang, E. Chiremba, A. P. Roskilly, N. Hewitt, Y.L. Ding, D. Wua, H Yu, X. Chen, Y. Li, , J. Huang, R. Wang and J. Wu, Z. Xia, C. Tan (2011) An investigation of a household size trigeneration running with hydrogen, Applied Energy, 88, 2176-2182.

[70]        S. Witharana, H.S. Chen and Y.L. Ding (2011) Stability of nanofluids in quienscient and shear flow fields, Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 231.

[71]        L.L. Zhang, S.Q. Li, X.M. Liu, D.Q. Cang and Y.L. Ding (2011) Disinfection of water and wastewater using ZnO nanofluids - effect of shaking speed of incubator, Advanced Materials Research, 183 – 185, 2298-2302.

[72]        D. Olusanmi, K. Roberts, M.Ghadiri, Y.L. Ding (2011) The breakage behaviour of Aspirin under quasi-static indentation and single particle impact loading: effect of crystallographic anisotropy., International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 411, 49-63

[73]        Y. He, C. Qi, Y. Hu, B. Qin, F. Li and Y.L. Ding (2011) Lattice Boltzmann simulation of alumina-water nanofluid in a square cavity, Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 184.

[74]        X.H. Li, W.L. Li, Y.G. Xing, Y.H. Jiang, Y.L. Ding and P.P. Zhang (2011) Effects of nano-ZnO power-coated PVC film on the physiological properties and microbiological changes of fresh-cut ‘Fuji’ apple, Advanced Materials Research, 152-153, 450-453.

[75]        C.Y. Yang and Y.L. Ding (2011) Multi-scale modelling of liquid suspensions of micron particles in the presence of nanoparticles,  Advances in Transport Phenomena 2011, Accepted.

[76]        H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding, N.T. Cong, B.L. Dou, V. Dupont, M. Ghadiri and P.T. Williams (2011) Progress in low temperature hydrogen production with simultaneous CO2 abatement. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 89, 1774–1782.

2010

[77]        V. Sibanda, Y.L. Ding, R.W. Greenwood, J.P.K. Seville and S.E. Iyuke (2010)  Predicting particle segregation during cross-flow filtration, Powder Technology, 25, 419–427.

[78]        D. Xu, C. Hodges, Y. Ding, S. Biggs, A. Brooker and D. York (2010) Adsorption kinetics of laponite and ludox silica nanoparticles onto a deposited poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride) layer measured by a quartz crystal microbalance and optical reflectometry, Langmuir, 26, 18105-18112.

[79]        C.S. Hodges, Y.L. Ding, S.R. Biggs (2010) The influence of nanoparticle shape on the drying of colloidal suspensions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 352, 99-106.

[80]        Yi Jin, W.P. Lee, Z. Musina and Y.L. Ding (2010) A one-step method for producing microencapsulated phase change materials, Particuology,  8, 588-590.

[81]        Y. Li, H. Chen, X. Zhang, C. Tan and Y.L. Ding (2010) Renewable energy carriers: hydrogen or liquid air  /  nitrogen? Applied Thermal Engineering, 30, 1985-199.

[82]        H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding, Y.L. Li, X.J. Zhang and C.Q. Tan (2010) Air fuelled zero emission road transportation: A comparative study, Applied Energy, 88, 337–342.

[83]        D. Olusanami, Y. Ding, M. Ghadiri and K.J. Roberts (2010) Effect of temperature and humidity on the breakage behaviour of aspirin and sucrose, Powder Technology, 201, 248-252.

[84]        Y.L. Li, H.S. Chen and Y.L. Ding (2010) Fundamentals and applications of cryogen as a thermal energy carrier, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49, 6,  941-949

[85]        Y.D. Wang, Y. Huang, A.P. Roskilly, Y.L. Ding and N. Hewitt (2010) Trigeneration running with raw jatropha oil, Fuel Processing Technology, 91, 3, 348-353

[86]        B. Dou, Rickett, V. Dupont, P.T. Williams, H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri (2010) Steam reforming of crude glycerol with in-situ CO2 sorption, Bioresource Technology, 101, 2436-2442.

[87]        D. Xu, C.S. Hodges, Y.L. Ding, S.R. Biggs, A. Brooker and D.J. York (2010) A QCM study on the adsorption of colloidal laponite at the solid/liquid interface, Langmuir, 26 (11), 8366–8372

[88]        C.S. Hodges, Y.L. Ding and S.R. Biggs (2010) The influence of nanoparticles on polystyrene adhesion, Advanced Powder Technology, 21, 13-18.

[89]        Y.L. Ding, H.S. Chen, Z. Musina, Y. Jin, T.F. Zhang, S. Witharana and W. Yang (2010) Relationship between thermal conductivity and shear viscosity of nanofluids, Physica Scripta, 14078 

[90]        D.C. Venerus et al. (68 co-authors from 33 organisations worldwide) (2010) Viscosity measurements on colloidal dispersions (nanofluids) for heat transfer applications, Journal of Applied Rheology,

[91]        R Anderson, L Zhang, Y.L. Ding, M Blanco, X Bi, DP Wilkinson (2010) A critical review of two-phase flow in gas flow channels of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources 195 (15), 4531-4553.

[92]        L. Zhang, Y.Jiang, Y.Ding, Yulong, N. Daskalakis, N.Jeuken, L.Povey, M.O’Neill, A.J.; York, W.David (2010) Mechanistic investigation into antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles against E. coli, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12, 5, 1625-1636

[93]        Li, XH; Xing, YG; Li, WL; Jiang, YH; Ding, YL (2010), Antibacterial and physical properties of poly (vinyl chloride)-based film coated with ZnO nanoparticles, Food Science and Technology International, vol. 16, 3, 225-232          

[94]        C. S .Hodges, Y.Ding, S. Biggs (2010), The influence of nanoparticle shape on the drying of colloidal suspensions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 352, 1, 99-106       

[95]        J. Jin, Jian; P.Liu, G. Lin, Y. Ding (2010), Study of the Influence of TiO_2 Nano-particles on the Rheology and Heat Conduction Coefficient Characteristics of a Phase-change Suspension, Journal of Engineering for Thermal Energy and Power, 2, 17

[96]        F.Ye, J.Qu, J.Zhong, J.Wang, C.Meng, L.Yang, X. Jun; Y. Ding (2010), Research advances in phase change materials for thermal energy storage, The Chinese Journal of Process Engineering, 6, 35

2009

[97]        Jacopo Buongiorno, Y.Ding et al (68 co-authors from 33 organisations worldwide) (2009) A benchmark study on the thermal conductivity of nanofluids, Journal of Applied Physics, 106, 094312

[98]        W.P. Lee, H. Chen, R. Dryfe and Y.L. Ding (2009), Kinetics of Nanoparticles Synthesis by Liquid-liquid Interfacial Reaction, Colloids and Surfaces A, 343, 1–3,   3-7

[99]        H. Chen, Y.L. Ding and A. Lapkin (2009), Rheological behaviour of nanofluids containing tube / rod-like particles, Powder Technology, 194, 1–2, 132-141

[100]      H.S. Chen and Y.L. Ding (2009), Heat transfer and rheological behaviour of nanofluids – a review, Advances in Transport Phenomena, 1, 135-177

[101]      B.H. Ng, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri (2009), Modelling of Dense and Complex Granular Flow in High Shear Mixer Granulator - a CFD Approach, Chemical Engineering Science, 64, 16, 3622-3632

[102]      W.L. Lee, A. Martinez, D. Xu, A. Brooker, D.J. York and Y.L Ding (2009) Effects of laponite and silica nanoparticles on the cleaning performance of amylase enzyme towards starch soils, Particuology, 7, 459-465.

[103]      L. Wang, G. Lin, H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding, (2009), Convective heat transfer of Nano-enabled phase change material, Science in China - E Series, 52, 1744-1750

[104]      Y.R. He, Y. Men, X. Liu, H. Lu, H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding (2009) Study on Forced Convective Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Nanofluids, Journal of Thermal Science, 18(1), 20-26.

[105]      X. Fan, B.H. Ng, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri (2009), Impact of surface tension and viscosity on solid motion in a conical high shear mixer granulator, AIChE Journal, 55, 2, 3088-3098

[106]      H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding and A.A. Lapkin (2009) Rheological behaviour of nanofluids containing tube / rod-like nanoparticles, Powder Technology, 194, 132-141.

[107]      H.S. Chen, T. Zhang, B. Dou, V. Dupont, P.T. Williams, M. Ghadiri and Y.L. Ding (2009) Thermodynamic Analyses of Adsorption Enhanced Steam Reforming of Glycerol for Hydrogen Production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34, 7208-7222.

[108]      H. Chen, Y.L. Ding, A. Lapkin and X. Fan, (2009), Rheological behaviour of ethylene glycol-titanate nanotube nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11, 1513-1520.

[109]      Binlin Dou, Valerie Dupont, P.T. Williams, H. Chen and Y.L. Ding (2009), Thermogravimetric kinetics of crude glycerol, Bioresource Technology, 100, 9, 2613-2620, 2009.

[110]      Y. He, Y. Men, Y. Zhao, H.L. Lu, Y.L. Ding, (2009) Numerical investigation into the convective heat transfer of TiO2 nanofluids flowing through a straight tube under the laminar flow conditions, Applied Thermal Engineering, 29, 10, 1965-1972

[111]      H. Chen, N.T. Cong, W. Yang, C. Tan, Y.L. Li, Y.L. Ding (2009), Progress in electrical energy storage system—a critical review, , Progress in Natural Science, 19, 3, 291-312

[112]      H. Chen, S. Witharana, Y. Jin, C.Y. Kim, Y.L. Ding, (2009) Predicting thermal conductivity of liquid suspensions of nanoparticles (nanofluids) based on rheology,  Particuology, 7, 2, 151-157

[113]      B.L. Dou, V. Dupont, G. Rickett, N. Blakeman, P.T. Williams, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri (2009) Hydrogen production by sorption-enhanced steam reforming of glycerol, Bioresource Technology, 100, 3540–3547

[114]      Hassanpour, C.C. Kwan, N. Rahmanian, Y.L. Ding, S.J. Antony, X. Jia and M. Ghadiri (2009), Effect of granulation scale-up on the structure and strength of granules, Powder Technology, 189, 304-312.

[115]      M.J.W. Povey, T.S. Awad, R. Huo and Y.L. Ding (2009) Quasi-isothermal crystallisation kinetics, non-classical nucleation and surfactant-dependent crystallisation of emulsions, European Journal of Lipid Science & Technology, 111, 236-242.

[116]      X.H. Li, Y.G. Xing, Y.H. Jiang, Y.L. Ding, and W.L. Li (2009) Antimicrobial activities of ZnO powder-coated PVC film to inactivate food pathogens, International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 44(11), 2161-2168.

2008

[117]      D. Wen, Y.L. Ding and G. Lin, (2008) Phase change heat transfer of liquid nitrogen upon injection into aqueous based TiO2 nanofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 10, 987-996

[118]      W. Yang and Y.L. Ding, (2008) Gas classification of particles using a packed bed, Particle and Particle System Characterisation, 25, 376-382

[119]      X. Fan, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding, P.K. Plucinski and A.A. Lapkin, (2008) Potential of ‘nanofluids’ to further intensify microreactors, Green Chemistry, 10, 670-677                   

[120]      Y. Song, N. McMillan, D. Long, J. Thiel, Y.L. Ding, H. Chen, N. Gadegaard and L. Cronin, (2008) Design of hydrophobic polyoxometalate hybrid assemblies beyond surfactant encapsulation, Chemistry - A European Journal, 14, 2349 – 2359,

[121]      Y.L. Ding, Y. He, N.T. Cong, W. Yang and H. Chen, (2008) Hydrodynamics and heat transfer of gas-solid two-phase mixtures flowing through packed beds, Progress in Natural Science, 18, 1185-1196

[122]      M. Giraldo, Y.L. Ding and R.A. Williams, (2008) Boundary integral study of nanparticle flow behaviour in the proximity of a solid wall, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41, 085503

[123]      L. Zhang, Y.L. Ding, M. Povey and D.W. York, (2008) ZnO nanofluids - a potential antibacterial agent, Progress in Natural Science, 18, 939-944                 

[124]      E.K. Goharshadi, Y.L. Ding and P. Nancarrow, (2008) Green synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles in a room-temperature ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 69, 2057-2060

[125]      H. Chen, Y. He, J. Zhu, H. Alias, Y.L. Ding, P. Nancarrow, C. Hardacre, D. Rooney and C. Tan, (2008) Rheological and heat transfer behaviour of the ionic liquid, [C4mim][NTf2], International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 29, 149-155                                 

[126]      B.H. Ng, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri (2008) On the relative importance of the kinetic and frictional contributions to granular motion in an annular Couette flow, Chemical Engineering Science, 63, 1733-17399

[127]      B.H. Ng, C.C. Kwan, Y.L. Ding, M. Ghadiri, X.F. Fan and D.J. Parker, (2008) Granular flow fields in vertical high shear mixer granulators, AIChE Journal, 54, 415-426

[128]      E.K. Goharshadi, Y.L. Ding and P. Nancarrow, (2008) Ultrasound-assisted green synthesis of nanocrystalline ZnO in the ionic liquid [hmim] [NTf2], Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 16, 120-123

[129]      N. Rahmanian, M. Ghadiri and Y.L. Ding, (2008) Effect of scale of operation on granule strength in high shear granulators, Chemical Engineering Science, 63, 915-923

[130]      W. Yang, F. Yang and Y.L. Ding, (2008) A numerical investigation into the solids phase chromatography using a combined continuous and discrete approach, Particuology, 6, 557-571

2007

[131]      L. Gao, X. Zhou and Y.L. Ding, Effective thermal and electrical conductivity of carbon nanotube composites, Chemical Physics Letters, 434, 297-300, 2007.

[132]      N.T. Cong, Y. He, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding and D. Wen, Heat transfer of gas-solid two-phase mixtures flowing through a packed bed under constant wall heat flux conditions, Chemical Engineering Journal, 130, 1-10, 2007.

[133]      W. Yang, C.C. Kwan, Y.L. Ding, M. Ghadiri and K.J. Roberts, Milling of sucrose, Powder Technology, 174, 14-17, 2007.

[134]      H. Watanabe, M. Ghadiri, T. Matsuyama, Y.L. Ding, K.G. Pitt, H. Maruyama, S. Matsusaka and H. Masuda, Triboelectrification of pharmaceutical powders by particle impact, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 334, 149-155, 2007.

[135]      L. Zhang, Y.L. Ding, M. Povey and D.W. York, Investigation into the antibacterial behaviour of suspensions of ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO nanofluids), Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 9, 479-489, 2007.

[136]      B.H. Ng, C.C. Kwan, Y.L. Ding, M. Ghadiri and X.F. Fan, Solids motion in a conical frustum-shaped high shear mixer granulator, Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 756-765, 2007.

[137]      Y. He, Y. Jin, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding, D. Cang, H. Lu, Heat transfer and flow behaviour of aqueous suspensions of TiO2 nanoparticles (nanofluids) flowing upward through a vertical pipe, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 2272-2281, 2007.

[138]      Y. He, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding, and B. Lickiss, Numerical study of particle segregation of binary mixtures in a rotating drum mixer, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 85(A), 963-973, 2007.

[139]      D. Wen, N.T. Cong, Y. He, H. Chen and Y.L. Ding, Heat transfer of gas-solid two-phase mixtures flowing through a packed bed, Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 4241-4249, 2007.

[140]      Y.L. Ding, H. Chen, Y. He, A.A. Lapkin, M. Yeganeh, L. Siller and Y. Butenko, Forced convective heat transfer of nanofluids, Advanced Powder Technology, 18, 813-824, 2007.

[141]      H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding, Y.R. He and C.Q. Tan, Rheological behaviour of ethylene glycol based titania nanofluids, Chemical Physics Letter, 444, 333-337, 2007.

[142]      G. Koumpouras, E. Alpay, A. Lapkin, Y.L. Ding and F. Stepanek, The effect of adsorbent characteristics on the performance of a continuous sorption-enhanced steam methane reforming process, Chemical Engineering Science, 62, 5632-5637, 2007.

[143]      H. Chen, Y.L. Ding, and C. Tan, Rheological behaviour of nanofluids, New Journal of Physics, 9, 1-24, 2007.                       

[144]      Y.L. Ding, H. Chen, L. Wang, C.Y. Yang, Y. He, W. Yang, W.P. Lee, L. Zhang and R. Huo, Heat transfer intensification using nanofluids, KONA Powder and Particle, (25), 23-38 2007.

[145]      H. Chen, W. Yang, Y. He, Y.L. Ding, L. Zhang, C. Tan, A. Lapkin and D.V. Bavykin, Heat transfer and flow behaviour of aqueous suspensions of titanate nanotubes (nanofluids), Powder Technology, 183, 63-72, 2007.                                                           

[146]      B.H. Ng, C.C. Kwan, Y.L. Ding, M. Ghadiri, X.F. Fan, Solids motion of calcium carbonate particles in a high shear mixer granulator: a comparison between dry and wet conditions, Powder Technology, 177, 1-11, 2007.                                                

[147]      B.H. Ng, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri, Assessment of the Kinetic-Frictional Model for Dense Granular Flow, Particuology, 50-58, 2007.                                                     

[148]      S.Y. Wang, Y. He, H. Lu, J. Zheng, G. Liu, and Y.L. Ding, Numerical simulations of flow behaviour of agglomerates of nano-size particles in bubbling and spouted beds with an agglomerate-based approach, Food and Bioproducts Processing,85, 231-240, 2007.

[149]      Y. He, H. Chen, Y.L. Ding and J.R Lickiss, Solids motion and segregation of binary mixtures in a rotating drum mixer, Chemical Engineering Research and Design,  85, 963-873, 2007.

[150]      S. Li, Q. Yao, B. Chen, X. Zhang and Y.L. Ding, Molecular dynamics simulations of granular surface flow in rotating drums, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52, 692–700, 2007.

2006

[151]      D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Heat transfer of gas flow through a packed bed, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 3532-3542, 2006.

[152]      S.Q. Li and Y.L. Ding Modelling of the behaviour of gas-solid two-phase mixtures flowing through packed beds, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 1922-1931, 2006.

[153]      D.S. Wen, H.S. Chen, Y.L. Ding and P. Dearman, Liquid nitrogen injection into a heat transfer fluid: pressure build-up and heat transfer, Cryogenics, 46, 740-748, 2006.

[154]      Y.L. Ding, Hajar Alias, Dongsheng Wen, Richard A. Williams Heat transfer of aqueous suspensions of carbon nanotubes (CNT nanofluids), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, 240-250, 2006

[155]      D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding Natural convective heat transfer of suspensions of TiO2 nanoparticles (nanofluids), Transactions of IEEE on Nanotechnology, 5, 3, 220-227, 2006.

[156]      Y.L. Ding, Z.L. Wang, D.S. Wen, M. Ghadiri, X. Fan and D. Parker Solids behaviour in a dilute gas-solid two-phase mixture flowing through monolith channels, Chemical Engineering Science, 61, 1561-1570, 2006.

[157]      H. Watanabe, A. Samimi, Y.L. Ding, M. Ghadiri, T. Matsuyama and K. Pitt, Measurements of charge transfer due to single particle impact, Particle and Particle Systems Characterisation, 23, 2, 133-137, 2006.

[158]      Y.R. He, H.L. Lu, D.S. Wen, Y.L. Ding, A numerical study on the gas fluidisation of secondary agglomerates of nanoparticles, Progress in Natural Science, 15, 111-116, 2006.

[159]      Y.H. Jiang, D.P Liu, Y.L. Ding and  X.H. Liu, Study on polluting mechanism of dioctyl phthalate (DOP) released from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) packaging for apples, Progress in Natural Science, 15, 2006.

[160]      Y. He, T.N. Cong and Y.L. Ding, Gas-solid two-phase mixtures flowing upward through a confined packed bed, Particle and Particle System Characterisation, 23, 1-10, 2006.

[161]      Y.L.Ding, D. Wen and R.A. Williams, Pool boiling heat transfer of aqueous based TiO2 nanofluids, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 13, 231-244, 2006.

[162]      H. Lu, Y.L. Ding and Y. He, Numerical simulations of flow behaviour of gas-solid two-phase flows in turbulent fluidised beds, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 2006.

2005

[163]   Y.L. Ding, Z.L. Wang, D.S. Wen, M. Ghadiri, X.F. Fan and D.J. Parker, Solids behaviour in a gas–solid two-phase mixture flowing through a packed particle bed, Chemical Engineering Science, 60, 5231-5239, 2005.

[164]   Y.L. Ding, Z.L. Wang, D.S. Wen, M. Ghadiri, Hydrodynamics of gas–solid two-phase mixtures flowing upward through packed beds, Powder Technology, 153, 13-22, 2005.

[165]   Y.L. Ding, Z.L. Wang, M. Ghadiri, D.S. Wen, Vertical upward flow of gas–solid two-phase mixtures through monolith channels, Powder Technology, 153, 51– 58, 2005.

[166]   Y.L. Ding and D.S. Wen, Particle migration in a flow of nanoparticle suspensions, Powder Technology, 149, 84-92, 2005.

[167]   D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Experimental investigation into the pool boiling heat transfer of aqueous based -aluminananofluids, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 7, 265-274, 2005.

[168]   D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Effect of particle migration on heat transfer in suspensions of nanoparticles flowing through minichannels, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 1, 2, 183– 189, 2005.

[169]   D.J. Parker, X.F. Fan, R.N. Forster, P. Fowles, Y.L. Ding, J.P.K. Seville, Positron Imaging Studies of Rotating Drums, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 83, 83-87, 2005.

[170]   C.C. Kwan, H. Mio, Y.Q. Chen, Y.L. Ding, F. Saito, D.G., Papadopoulos, A.C. Bentham, M. Ghadiri, Analysis of the milling rate of pharmaceutical powders using the Distinct Element Method (DEM), Chemical Engineering Science, 60, 5, 1441-1448, 2005.

[171]   D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Formulation of nanofluids for natural convective heat transfer applications, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 26, 855-864, 2005.

2004

[172]   D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Effective thermal conductivity of carbon nanotube suspensions (CNT nanofluids), AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 18, 4, 481-485, 2004.

[173]   D.S. Wen and Y.L. Ding, Experimental investigation into convective heat transfer of nanofluids at the entrance region under laminar flow conditions, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 47, 24, 5181-5188, 2004.

[174]   C.C. Kwan, Y.Q. Chen, Y.L. Ding, D.G. Papadopoulos, A.C. Bentham and M. Ghadiri,(2004) Development of a Novel Approach towards Predicting the Milling Behaviour of Pharmaceutical Powders, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 23, 327-336, 2004.

[175]   Hassanpour, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri, Shear deformation of binary mixtures of dry particulate solids, Advanced Powder Technology, 15, 6, 687-698, 2004.

[176]      Z.L. Wang, Y.L. Ding and M. Ghadiri, Flow of a gas-solid mixture through a packed bed, Chemical Engineering Science, 59, 3071-3079, 2004.

[177]      Y.Q. Chen, Y.L. Ding, D.G. Papadopoulos, and M. Ghadiri, Milling of a-lactose monohydrate using a single ball mill, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 93, 4, 886-895, 2004.

2003

[178]      S. Fitzpatrick, Y.L. Ding, C. Seiler, C. Lovegrove, S. Booth, R. Forster, D. Parker and J. Seville, Positron emission particle tracking studies of a Wurster process for coating applications, Pharmaceutical Technology, September, 70-78, 2003.

[179]      A.C. Santomaso, Y.L. Ding, J.R. Lickiss and D.W. York, Investigation of the granular behaviour in a rotating drum operated over a wide range of rotational speed, Transaction of IChemE, 81, A, 936-945, 2003.

2002

[180]      M. Stein, Y.L. Ding and J.P.K. Seville, Experimental verification of the scaling relationships for bubbling gas fluidised beds using the PEPT technique, Chemical Engineering Science, 57, 3649-3658, 2002.

[181]      Y.L. Ding, R.N. Forster, J.P.K. Seville and D.J. Parker, Segregation of granular flow in the transverse plane of a rolling mode rotating drum, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 28, 635-663, 2002.

[182]      Y.L. Ding, R.N. Forster, J.P.K. Seville and D.J. Parker, Granular motion in rotating drums: bed turnover time and slumping to rolling transition, Powder Technology, 124, 18-27, 2002.

2001

[183]      Y.L. Ding, J.P.K. Seville, R.N. Forster and D.J. Parker, Scaling relationships for rotating drums, Chemical Engineering Science, 56, 3737-3750, 2001.

[184]      Y.L. Ding, R.N. Forster, J.P.K. Seville and D.J. Parker, Some aspects of heat transfer in rolling mode rotating drums operated at low to medium temperatures, Powder Technology, 121, 168-181, 2001.

[185]      Y.L. Ding, R.N.G. Forster, J.P.K. Seville and D.J. Parker, Solids motion in rotating drums operated at low to medium rotational speeds, Chemical Engineering Science, 56, 1769-1780, 2001.

[186]      Y.L. Ding and E. Alpay, High temperature CO2 recovery from flue gases using hydrotalcite adsorbent, Transactions of IChemE (Part B: PSEP), 79, 45-51, 2001.

2000

[187]      Y.L. Ding and E. Alpay, Equilibria and kinetics of CO2 adsorption on hydrotalcite adsorbent, Chemical Engineering Science, 55, 3461-3474, 2000.

[188]      Y.L. Ding and E. Alpay, Adsorption enhanced steam-methane reforming, Chemical Engineering Science, 55, 3929-3940, 2000.

[189]      M. Stein, Y.L. Ding, J.P.K. Seville and D.J. Parker, Solids motion in gas bubbling fluidised beds, Chemical Engineering Science, 55, 5291-5300, 2000.

[190]      R.N. Forster, J.P.K. Seville, D.J. Parker and Y.L. Ding, Tracking of a single particle using the PEPT technology, KONA Powder and Particle, 18, 139-148, 2000.

1997- 1999

[191]      Y.L. Ding and A.J. Merchant, Kinetics and mechanism of smelting reduction of fluxed chromite - Part 1: carbon-chromium-flux composite pellets in Fe-Cr-C-Si melts, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 26, 247-253, 1999.

[192]      Y.L. Ding and A.J. Merchant, Kinetics and mechanism of smelting reduction of fluxed chromite - Part 2: chromite-flux pellets in Fe-C-Si melts, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 26, 254-261, 1999.

[193]      Y.L. Ding and A.J. Merchant, Production of high carbon ferrochromium using melt circulation, Journal of USTB, 5, 192-202, 1998.

[194]      Y.L. Ding and N.A. Warner, Kinetics and mechanism of the reduction of carbon-chromite composite pellets, Ironmaking and STeelmaking, 24, 3, 224-229, 1997.

[195]      Y.L. Ding and N.A. Warner, Reduction of carbon-chromite composite pellets with silica flux, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 24, 4, 283-287, 1997.

[196]      Y.L. Ding and N.A. Warner, Catalytic reduction of chromite by lime, Thermochimica Acta, 292, 85-94, 1997.

[197]      Y.L. Ding, N.A. Warner and A.J. Merchant, Mathematical modelling of the reduction of carbon-chromite composite pellets, Scandinavian Journal of Metallurgy, 26, 1-8, 1997.

[198]      Y.L. Ding, N.A. Warner and A.J. Merchant, Reduction of chromite by graphite with CaO-SiO2 fluxes, Scandinavian Journal of Metallurgy, 26, 55-63, 1997.

[199]      Y.L. Ding and N.A. Warner, Smelting reduction of carbon-chromite composite pellets Part I: Reduction kinetics and mechanism, Transaction of Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, 106, C, 55-63, 1997.

[200]      Y.L. Ding and N.A. Warner, Smelting reduction of carbon-chromite composite pellets Part II: Dissolution kinetics and mechanism, Transaction of Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, 106, C, 64-68, 1997.

Pre-1997

[201]      Y.L. Ding Application of magnitude analysis and theory of similarity in heat conduction analyses, Journal of USTB, 12, 4, 326-334, 1990.

[202]      D.Q. Cang and Y.L. Ding, Mathematical model of heat and mass transfer between two non-isothermal regions in a continuous fluidised bed, Engineering Chemistry and Metallurgy, 59-67, 1990.

[203]      Y.L. Ding and D.Q. Cang, Development of high efficiency heat exchanger by using fluid injection, Metal World, 3, 19-23, 1990.

[204]      Y.L. Ding and D.Q. Cang, Pulverised coal combustor with a simultaneous ash removal, Metal World, 3, 17-20, 1992.

[205]      Y.S. Zhou, T.J. Yang, D.Q. Cang and Y.L. Ding, Development of oxy-coal injection technology for BF ironmaking intensification, Journal of USTB, 15, 3, 161-168, 1993.

[206]      Y.S. Liu, D.S. Liao, T.J. Yang, D.Q. Cang and Y.L. Ding, Concentration profiles of coal particles at the exit of a BF oxy-coal lance, Journal of USTB, 15, 5, 280-287, 1993.

[207]      Y. Liu, T. Yang and Y. Ding, Experimental studies on the RTD of pulverised coal injection into a BF with an oxy-coal lance, Journal of USTB, 15, 6, 292-301, 1993.

[208]      D.Q. Cang, Y.L. Ding, M. Yan and H.F. Zhang, Mathematical modelling of temperature distribution in the body of a BF oxy-coal lance, Industrial Furnace, 2, 40-45, 1993.

[209]      Y.L. Ding, D.Q. Cang and T.J. Yang, Rapid heat transfer to coal particles when injected into a BF blowpipe, Journal of USTB, 15, 2, 145-154, 1993.

[210]      Y.L. Ding, D.Q. Cang and T.J. Yang, Concentration and viscosity of solids phase in a fully developed dilute gas-solid vertical flow, Journal of USTB, 16, 1, 20-32, 1994.

[211]      Y.L. Ding, D.Q. Cang and T.J. Yang, Mathematical modelling of the erosion of BF tuyeres due to pulverised coal injection, Journal of USTB, 16, 2, 112-120, 1994.

[212]      Y.L. Ding, D.Q. Cang and T.J. Yang, Erosion mechanism of BF tuyeres due to pulverised coal injection, Ironmaking, 1, 6-15, 1994.

[213]      Y.L. Ding and D.Q. Cang, Heat transfer and pressure drop of a compressible gas through a capillary tube, Industrial Furnace, 16, 2, 3-6, 1994.

[214]      J. Hong, Y. Sheng and Y.L. Ding, Flow characteristics of dense phase pneumatic transport in horizontal pipes, Engineering Chemistry and Metallurgy, 91-103, 1994.

[215]      Y.L. Ding, J. Hong and Y. Sheng, Design criteria and experimental studies on the disc-type dispenser for pneumatic conveying of pulverised coal, Steel and Iron, 3, 38-43, 1995.