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Faculty

Jie Cai Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
gas-solid two-phase flow, multi-phase flow, combustion and pollution control, mass and heat transfer
Research Interests: 
  • Modeling and simulation of gas-cylindrical particle flow based on CFD-DEM
  • Simulation and experiment of combustion process and pollution control during the combustion
  • Numerical simulation of gas-solid flow in a CFB based on CFD-DEM
  • Lattice-Boltzmann direct numerical simulation of gas-solid flow
Bio: 

 

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing, China(2008)
  • M.E. School of Power Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China(2005)
  • A.D. School of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China(2000)

 

Work Experience:

  • 09/2016 - 09/2017    Visiting Academic. Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
  • 10/2013 - 12/2016    Postdoctoral Research Fellow. School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
  • 09/2009 - 04/2010    Temporary Researcher. Department of Chemistry and Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
  • 09/2008 - Present    Associate Professor. School of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China

 

Research Projects

  • Jie Cai, Xiaobao Zhao, Qihe Li. Study on modeling of multi-phase coupling of cylindrical particles gas-solid two-phase flow, National Natural Science Foundation of China (51306094), RMB 250000, Jan., 2014 - Dec., 2016.
  • Jie Cai. Modelling on dense gas-solid two-phase flow in high-temperature electrostatic precipitator based on DEM, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2014M551490), RMB 50000, May, 2014 - Dec., 2016.
  • Jie Cai. Numerical study on dense gas-solid two-phase flow in high-temperature electrostatic precipitator based on DEM, Postdoctoral Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (1401003A), RMB 60000, Jul., 2014 - Dec., 2016.
  • Jie Cai. Project of Younger Backbone Teachers of Blue Project of Nanjing Normal University, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermo-Physics, 2017.

Journal Articles

  • Jie Cai*, Zhengbiao Peng, Charley Wu, Xiaobao Zhao, Zhulin Yuan, Behdad Moghtaderi, Elham Doroodchi. Numerical study of the orientation of cylindrical particles in a circulating fluidized bed [J]. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55: 12806-12817. (SCI)
  • Jie Cai*, Zhulin Yuan, Xiaobao Zhao, Zhongzhu Gu. Numerical research on flow features of gas-solid two-phase flow of cylindrical particles [J]. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 2016, 41: 15859-15867. (SCI)
  • Jie Cai*, Zhulin Yuan, Xiaobao Zhao. Study on two-way coupling of gas–solid two-phase flow of cylindrical particles [J]. Powder Technol., 2016, 300: 136-145. (SCI)
  • Jie Cai*, Xiaobao Zhao, Qihe Li, Zhulin Yuan. Number concentration of cylindrical particles in a fluidized bed [J]. Chin. J. Chem. Eng., 2013, 21 (1): 94-103. (SCI)
  • Jie Cai*, Qihe Li, Zhulin Yuan. Orientation of cylindrical particles in gas-solid circulating fluidized bed [J]. Particuology, 2012, 6(1): 89-96. (SCI)
  • Zhengbiao Peng, Zhulin Yuan, Tie Li, Jie Cai, Xuan Wu, Fengxian Fan. Research on multiphase flows in Thermo-energy Engineering Institute of Southeast University [J]. Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 2010, 36: 119-126. (SCI)
  • Jie Cai*, Zhulin Yuan, Xiaobao Zhao. Numerical study on two-way coupling gas-solid two-phase flow of slender Particles [J]. Proceedings of the CSEE, 2016, 36(21): 5858-5865 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Xaiobao Zhao, Fan Geng. Numerical study on fluidized behaviors of slender particles based on gas-solid two-way coupling [J]. Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica, 2016, accepted (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Xaiobao Zhao, Wendi Zhang. Numerical study on orientation distribution of slender particles in a CFB based on gas-solid two-way coupling [J]. Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2016, accepted (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Wenqi Zhong, Zhulin Yuan. Modeling of gas-solid multi-way coupling of fluidization of slender particles in riser [J]. CIESC Journal, 2015, 66(11): 4342-4349 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Zhengbiao Peng, Xuan Wu, et al. Simulation study on the effects of wall on the fluidizing features of slender particles in gas-solid flows [J]. Proceedings of the CSEE, 2008, 28(23): 71-74 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Xuan Wu, Zhulin Yuan. The number concentration of slender particles in gas-solid circulating fluidized bed [J]. CIESC Journal, 2008, 59(10): 2490-2497(EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Fan Geng, Xuan Wu, et al. Effects of wall on concentration of slender particles in the riser [J]. Journal of Southeast University, 2008, 38(4): 642-646 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Xuan Wu, Zhulin Yuan. Numerical simulation on orientation of cylindrical bodies during the process of fluidization [J]. Journal of Engineering for Thermal-energy and Power, 2007, 22(6): 636-640 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Fengxian Fan, Xuan Wu, et al. Effects of inter-particle collisions on the orientation distribution of slender particles in gas-solid flows [J]. Proceedings of the CSEE, 2007, 28(17): 66-69 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Dayong Xu, Xuan Wu, et al. Numerical simulation on orientation of slender particles during the process of fluidization [J]. Proceedings of the CSEE, 2007, 27(29): 34-39 (EI).
  • Jie Cai*, Fengxian Fan, Zhulin Yuan. Simulation on solids fraction distribution in straw burned circulating fluidized beds [J]. Proceedings of the CSEE, 2007, 27(20): 71-75 (EI).

Conference Articles

  • Jie Cai, Wenqi Zhong, Zhulin Yuan. Study on two-way coupling of gas-solid two-phase flow of cylindrical particles. 7th International Granulation Workshop, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1 to 3 July, 2015.

  • Jie Cai, Charley Wu, Xiaobao Zhao. A numerical study of number concentration distribution of gas-cylindrical particles flow based on CFD-DEM. ChemEngdayUK 2017, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 27 to 28 March, 2017.

  • Jie Cai, Charley Wu. Numerical study on droplet diffusion characteristics in a needle tube based on CFD-DEM. 8th International Granulation Workshop, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 28 to 30 June, 2017.

  • Jie Cai, Zhulin Yuan, Xiaobao Zhao. Numerical research on flow features of gas-solid flow of cylindrical particles [C]. 4th International Conference on Energy Engineering and Environment Engineering Hongkong, 15-16 April, 2016.

  • Jie Cai, Chuan-yu Wu, Xiaobao Zhao. Numerical study on cell diffusion charcteristics in a needle tube based on CFD-IBM-DEM [C]. UK-China International Particle Technology Forum VI, Yangzhou, 8-10 September, 2017.

Research Grants

  • Jie Cai, Zhongzhu Gu, Qihe Li, Guilin Xu, Weiling Li. Study on modeling of gas-solid flow of non-spherical particles, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20171477), RMB 100000, Jul., 2017 - Jun., 2020.

  • Jie Cai, Xiaobao Zhao, Qihe Li. Study on modeling of multi-phase coupling of cylindrical particles gas-solid two-phase flow, National Natural Science Foundation of China (51306094), RMB 250000, Jan., 2014 - Dec., 2016.

  • Jie Cai. Modelling on dense gas-solid two-phase flow in high-temperature electrostatic precipitator based on DEM, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2014M551490), RMB 50000, May, 2014 - Dec., 2016.

  • Jie Cai. Numerical study on dense gas-solid two-phase flow in high-temperature electrostatic precipitator based on DEM, Postdoctoral Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (1401003A), RMB 60000, Jul., 2014 - Dec., 2016.

  • Jie Cai. Project of Younger Backbone Teachers of Blue Project of Nanjing Normal University, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermo-Physics, 2017.


Contact Information

Add: 78 Bancang Street, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210042, China

Tel: (008625)85481263

E-mail: caijie@njnu.edu.cn