Dr Donglin Zhao

Dr Donglin Zhao, LSBU

Senior Lecturer

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    020 7815 7917
  • School/Division:
    Engineering / Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Dr Zhao is a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering in the Division of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, School of Engineering. He is Course Director of BEng Chemical Engineering.

Dr Zhao has significant experience in teaching and research in UK higher education. After gaining his PhD at the University of Surrey, he worked there for one year before he moved to LSBU. In 2005 he joined the School of Engineering and Design at Brunel University, and moved to Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham in 2007. He returned to LSBU in 2011.

Dr Zhao was actively involved in several Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grants. His key areas of research activity are linked to fundamental research in heat transfer and mass transfer in reactors and multiphase flow in pipe and bends.

Dr Zhao teaches on the following modules:

  • Chemical Engineering Process 1 (Year 2)
  • Chemical Engineering Design and Practice (Year 2)
  • Chemical Engineering Process 2 (Year 4)
  • Chemical Engineering Design Project (Year 4)
  • Clean Process Technology (Year 4)

Most recent publications

Zhao, D and Abdulkadir, M and Mbalisigwe, UP and Hernandez-Perez, V and Azzopardi, BJ and Tahir, S Characteristics of churn and annular flows in a large diameter vertical riser. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 113. 250-263. DOI 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2019.01.013

Abdulkadir, M and Samson, JN and Zhao, D and Okhiria, DU and Hernandez-Perez, V Annular liquid film thickness prediction in a vertical 180o return bend. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 96. 205-215. DOI 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2018.03.006

Zhao, D and Azzopardi, BJ and Agunlejika, E and Kaji, R and Hewakandamby, B Characterisation of an analogue liquid for hydrodynamic studies of gas-ionic liquid flows. Chemical Engineering Journal, 330. 223-235. DOI 10.1016/j.cej.2017.07.090

Zhao, D The control and maintenance of desired flow patterns in bends of different orientations. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 53. 230-242. DOI 10.1016/j.flowmeasinst.2016.09.003

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