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Faculty

Tao Song Professor

Academic Area: 
Energy Engineering and Chemical Engineering
Research Interests: 
  • Chemical Looping technology
  • Particle technology,
  • Fluidization
  • Coal and biomass utilization
  • Solid waste treatment and recycling
Bio: 

Educational Background

  • Postdoc, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Institute of Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology, Hamburg University of Technology (2015.01-2017.02)
  • PhD, Power engineering & Engineering Thermophysics, Southeast University (2009.09-2014.06)
  • BA, Energy engineering, Hebei University of engineering (2005.09-2009.06)

Research 

Research Projects

  • 2018.01-2020.12, “Advanced chemical looping combustion technology”, Startup fund for talented scholar of Nanjing Normal University, Principle Investigator 
  • 2015.01-2017.02, “Chemical looping catalytic combustion of coal with functional iron based oxygen carrier”, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Principle Investigator
  • 2012-2014, “Investigation of nitrogen transfer of fuel-N in chemical looping combustion of coal”, Foundation of Graduate Creative Program of Jiangsu Province (CXZZ12-0098) and Scientific Research Foundation of Graduate School of Southeast University (YBJJ1214), Principle Investigator
  • 2015.01-2018.12, “Treatment of sludge by chemical looping combustion and phosphorus recovery”, National Science Foundation of China Grant (No. 51476029), Participation 
  • 2012-2014, “Chemical looping combustion of coal”, Key Technology Research and Development Program of Jiangsu Province of China (BE2012166) , Participation 
  • 2013.01-2016.12, “Chemical Looping Catalytic Combustion of coal with decorated iron ore as oxygen carrier”, National Science Foundation of China Grant (No. 51276037), Participation
  • 2013, “Test of air leakage in a biomass-fueled power plant”, Industry cooperation research with Siyang biomass fueled power plant, Principle Investigator
  • 2012-2013, “Fly ash treatment by a cyclone furnace”, Industry cooperation research, Main participator

Journal Articles

  • T. Song, L. Shen, J. Xiao, Z. Gao, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2011): Characterization of hematite oxygen carrier in chemical-looping combustion at high reduction temperature. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 39(8): 567-574. 
  • H. Gu, L. Shen, J. Xiao, S. Zhang, T. Song (2011): Chemical looping combustion of biomass/coal with natural iron ore as oxygen carrier in a continuous reactor. In: Energy & Fuels, 25, 446-455. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen, J. Xiao, D. Chen, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2011): [Fuel nitrogen evolution in chemical looping combsution]. In: Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, Hangzhou, China, Novemeber, 2011.
  • T. Song, L. Shen, J. Xiao, D. Chen, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2012): Nitrogen transfer of fuel-N in chemical looping combustion. In: Combustion and Flame, 159, 1286-1295. 
  • T. Song, J. Wu, L. Shen, J. Xiao (2012): Experimental investigation on hydrogen production from biomass gasification in interconnected fluidized beds. In: Biomass and Bioenergy, 36, 258-267. 
  • T. Song, J. Wu, H. Zhang, L. Shen (2012): Characterization of an Australia hematite oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion with coal. In: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 11, 326-336.
  • T. Song, L. Shen, H. Zhang, J. Xiao (2012):[Operation analysis for chemical looping combustion of coal with iron ore oxygen carrier in interconnected fluidized bed reactor]. In: Engineering Journal of Wuhan University, 6, 724-728. 
  • H. An, T. Song, L. Shen, C. Qin, J. Yin, B. Feng (2012): Coal gasification with in situ CO2 capture by the synthetic CaO sorbent in a 1 kWth dual fluidised-bed reactor. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37, 14195-14204.
  • H. An, T. Song, L. Shen, L. Zhang, B. Feng (2012): Hydrogen production from a Victorian brown coal with in situ CO2 capture in a 1 kWth dual fluidized-bed gasification reactor. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51, 13046-13053. 
  • H. Gu, L. Shen, J. Xiao, S. Zhang, T. Song, D. Chen (2012): Iron ore as oxygen carrier improved with potassium for chemical looping combustion of anthracite coal. In: Combustion and Flame, 159, 2480-2490. 
  • D. Chen, L. Shen, J. Xiao, T. Song, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2012): Experimental investigation of hematite oxygen carrier decorated with NiO for chemical looping combustion of coal. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 40(3), 267-272.
  • H. Gu, L. Shen, J. Xiao, S. Zhang, T. Song (2012): [Cycle experiments on chemical looping combustion of coal using potassium-improved iron ore as oxygen carrier]. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 8, 927-934.
  • S. Zhang, L. Shen, J. Xiao, H. Gu, T. Song (2012): [Catalytic combustion of coal using alkali and transition metals loaded on iron ore oxygen carrier]. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 40(10): 1179-1187. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen, H. Zhang, D. Chen, S. Zhang, H. Gu (2012): Chemical looping combustion of two bituminous coal/char with natural hematite as oxygen carrier in 1 kWth reactor. In: 2nd International Conference on Chemical Looping, Darmstadt, Germany, September, 2012. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen, H. Zhang, J. Xiao (2012): [Operation analysis for chemical looping combustion of coal with iron ore oxygen carrier in interconnected fluidized bed reactor]. In: Conference of Climate change and energy sustainable development across the Taiwan straits, Wuhan, China, October, 2012. (Published in: Engineering Journal of Wuhan University, 6, 724-728.)
  • T. Song, L. Shen, D. Chen, H. Gu, S. Zhang, J. Xiao (2012): [Characterization of anthracite in chemical looping combustion with iron ore as oxygen carrier]. In: Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, Beijing, China, November, 2012. (5 papers were awarded in the next Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics in Chongqing, China, 2013. This paper ranked top of 5 among 380 papers and selected and published in the journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 2013, 34(6), 1179-1183)
  • H. Gu, L. Shen, J. Xiao, D. Chen, S. Zhang, T. Song (2012): K2CO3-decorated iron ore for chemical looping combustion of anthracite in a 1kWth reactor. In: Proceedings of the 9th China-Korea Workshop on Clean Energy Technology, Huangshan, China, July, 2012.
  • S. Zhang, L. Shen, J. Xiao, H. Gu, T. Song (2012): Effects of alkali and transition metals loaded on iron ore on chemical looping combustion with coal. In: Proceedings of the 9th China-Korea Workshop on Clean Energy Technology, Huangshan, China, July, 2012.
  • T. Song, T. Shen, L. Shen, J. Xiao, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2013): Evaluation of hematite oxygen carrier in chemical-looping combustion of coal. In: Fuel, 104, 244-252.
  • T. Song, M. Zheng, L. Shen, T. Zhang, X. Niu, J. Xiao (2013): Mechanism investigation of enhancing reaction performance with CaSO4/Fe2O3 oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion of coal. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(11), 4059-4071. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen, S. Zhang, D. Chen, J. Xiao (2013): Performance of hematite/Ca2Al2SiO7 oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion of coal. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (22), 7350-7361. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen, W. Guo, D. Chen, J. Xiao (2013): Enhanced reaction performance with hematite/Ca2Al2SiO7 oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion of coal. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (28): 9573–9585.
  • T. Song, L. Shen, D. Chen, H. Gu, S. Zhang, J. Xiao (2013): [Characterization of anthracite in chemical looping combustion with iron ore as oxygen carrier]. In: Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 34(6), 1179-1183. 
  • H. Gu, L. Shen, J. Xiao, S. Zhang, T. Song, D. Chen (2013): Evaluation of the effect of sulfur on iron-ore oxygen carrier in chemical-looping combustion. In: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (5), 1795-1805.
  • S. Zhang, L. Shen, J. Xiao, H. Gu, T. Song (2013): [Influence of alkaline earth metals of Ca loaded on iron ore in chemical-looping combustion of coal]. In: Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 33 (2), 39-45.
  • D. Chen, L. Shen, J. Xiao, T. Song, H. Gu, S. Zhang (2013): [Experiments on chemical-looping combustion of coal with cement-decorated iron ore as oxygen carrier]. In: Proceedings of the Chinese Society of Electrical Engineering, 33(20), 40-45. 
  • T. Song, L. Shen (2013): Chemical looping combustion of two bituminous coal/char with natural hematite as oxygen carrier in 1 kWth reactor. In: China-Australia workshop on Clean Energy, Nanjing, China, July, 2013. 
  • X. Niu, L. Shen, S. Zhang, T. Song (2013): [Effect of CaO addition on chemical looping combustion of coal with hematite oxygen carrier]. In: Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, Chongqing, China, 2013.
  • C. Zhai, W. Guo, L. Shen, D. Chen, T. Song, J. Xiao (2014):  [Effect of KxFeyOz on chemical looping catalytic combustion of coal]. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 42(3), 309-315. 
  • W. Guo, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, T. Song, L. Shen (2014): [physical and chemical activity of iron ore oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion of coal]. In: Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, Xi’An, China, November, 2014.
  • H. Ge, W. Guo, L. Shen, T. Song, H. Gu, S. Jiang (2014): [Experiments on chemical looping gasification of biomass with natural hematite as oxygen carrier]. In: Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics,Xi’An, China, November, 2014. (Published in: Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 6, 1371-1375.)
  • T. Song*, W. Guo, L. Shen (2015): Fuel nitrogen conversion in chemical looping with oxygen uncoupling of coal with a CuO-based oxygen carrier. In: Energy & Fuels, 29, 3820-3832. 
  • T. Song, J. Liao, J. Xiao, L. Shen (2015): Effect of microporous and mesoporous structure on CO2 adsorption by activated carbons from biomass. In: New Carbon Materials, 30(2): 156-166. 
  • X. Niu, L. Shen, H. Gu, T. Song, J. Xiao (2015): Sewage sludge combustion in a CLC process using nickel-based oxygen carrier. In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 260: 631-641.
  • H. Ge, L. Shen, H. Gu, T. Song, S. Jiang (2015): Combustion performance and sodium transformation of high-sodium ZhunDong coal during chemical looping combustion with hematite as oxygen carrier. In: Fuel, 159: 107-117. 
  • S. Xiao, L. Shen, J. Xiao, X. Niu, H. Gu, T. Song (2015): [NOx release in chemical looping combustion of biomass based on hematite]. In: Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 43(4), 490-498.
  • H. Ge, W. Guo, L. Shen, T. Song, H. Gu, S. Jiang (2015):  [Experiments on chemical looping gasification of biomass with natural hematite as oxygen carrier]. In: Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 6, 1371-1375.
  • T. Song*, E.U. Hartge, S. Heinrich, L. Shen, J. Werther (2016): Chemical looping combustion of high sodium lignite in the fluidized bed: combustion performance and sodium transfer. In: 4th International Conference on Chemical Looping, Nanjing, China, September, 2016. (Invited to submit to International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control as a special issue)
  • H. Ge, L. Shen, T. Song (2016): Characterization of combined Fe-Cu oxides as oxygen carrier in biomass gasification using chemical Looping. In: 4th International Conference on Chemical Looping, Nanjing, China, September, 2016.
  • H. Ge, L. Shen, H. Gu, T. Song, S. Jiang (2016): Combustion performance and sodium absorption of ZhunDong coal in a CLC process with hematite oxygen carrier. In: Applied Thermal Engineering, 94, 40-49.
  • H. Ge, W. Guo, L. Shen, T. Song, J. Xiao (2016): Biomass gasification using chemical looping in a 25 kWth reactor with natural hematite as oxygen carrier. In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 286, 174-183. 
  • H. Ge, W. Guo, L. Shen, T. Song, J. Xiao (2016): Experimental investigation on biomass gasification using chemical looping in a batch reactor and a continuous dual reactor. In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 286, 689-700.
  • W. Guo, H. Zhang, T. Song, L. Shen (2016): [Fuel nitrogen transfer in chemical looping combustion of anthracite]. In: Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, 35, 327-335.
  • T. Song*, E.U. Hartge, S. Heinrich, L. Shen, J. Werther (2017): Chemical looping combustion of high sodium lignite in the fluidized bed: combustion performance and sodium transfer. In: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Minor revision. 
  • L. Shen, T. Song (2017): Reactor for chemical looping combustion of solid fuels - Development and discussion. In: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Submitted for publication. 
  • J. Yan, L. Shen, S. Jiang, J. Wu, T. Shen, T. Song (2017). Combustion performance of sewage sludge in a novel CLC system with a two-stage fuel reactor. In: Energy & Fuels, 31(11), 12570-12581. 
  • S. Jiang, L. Shen, J. Wu, J. Yan, T. Song (2017): The investigations of hematite-CuO oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion. In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 317, 132-142. 

Patents

  • L.Shen, H. Gu, H. Zhang, T. Song (2013): [Apparatus and method for sludge utilization using chemical looping combustion]. (Chinese patent:CN103398386B) 
  • T. Song, S. Yin, H. Yang, P. Lu (2017):[Apparatus and method for chemical looping gasification with fuel reactor as staged fluidization], Under application

Honors and Awards

  • 2015, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Germany
  • 2012, Excellent Academic Paper Award of Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics. 
  • (The paper ranked top of 5 among more than 380 papers. 5 papers were awarded in 2013 in the Combustion Science Conference of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics in Chongqing, China, 2013).
  • 2013, National Scholarship by Chinese Government. 
  • (The highest level scholarship for Ph.D. student, 9 Ph.D. students are selected from in School of Energy and Environment of Southeast University in 2013, ranking 1st).
  • 2012, Scholarship of Wuxi alumnus of electricity power.
  • 2013, Merit Student Award by Southeast University, Jiangsu, China. 

Academic Title

  • Reviewer of the Journal of Energy & Fuels, Green Chemistry, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Energy Technology, Chemical Engineering Journal, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, etc. 

Contact 


Tel:86-15062258016
E-mail:tsong@njnu.edu.cn