Dr. Kai Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University   (İ)

 

   

Contact

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Emailkaiwang@tsinghua.edu.cn

 

 

Group members

   

Liming ZHANG

13704820825@qq.com

   

Yang Chen (Master student)

tscyang@163.com

   

Shiyao LU (Master student)

774091069@qq.com

   

Shenglong Zhang (Master student)

1169244319@qq.com

   

Hao Zhang (Master student)

zhdtc123@qq.com

   

Xiao LIANGUnder graduate student

scu_liangx@163.com

   

Xiaorui DONGUnder graduate student

dxr_1234@126.com

   

Yuanhao ZHOUUnder graduate student

zhouyh12@yeah.net

 

 

 

 

n    Working and Education

Associate Professor, 2014 -, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Visiting Scholar, 2015-2016, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (Klavs F. Jension group)

Assistant Professor, 2012 - 2014, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Postdoctoral, 2010 - 2012, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Bachelor, 2001-2005, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Ph. D., 2005-2010, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

n    Research interests

1.      Multiphase microfluidics fundamental and technology, including: dynamic interfacial phenomenon, fluid particle break-up and, multiphase microflow simulation.  

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2.      Microflow chemical synthesis: organic synthesis based on microflow, nano-particle preparation and ligand modification.  

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3.      Microflow polymer material preparation: polymerization in microreactor, modification of functional group of polymer chains. 

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4.      Microreaction engineering: new micromixing structures, scale-up of microreactors.

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n    Publications

 

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2017

1.    Lin XY, Yan S, Zhou BY, Wang K,* Zhang JS, Luo GS*. Highly efficient synthesis of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) using a membrane dispersion microreactor system and recycling reaction technology. Green Chem. 2017; 19: 2155C2163.

2.    Xie P, Wang K,* Wang PJ, Xia Y, Luo GS.* Synthesizing bromobutyl rubber by a microreactor system. AIChE J. 2017; 63: 1002-1009.

3.    Yang L, Liu GT, Luo SC, Wang K,* Luo GS*. Investigation of dynamic surface tension in gas-liquid absorption using a microflow interfacial tensiometer. React Chem Eng. 2017; 2: 232C238.

4.    Wang K, Luo GS.* Microflow extraction: A review of recent development. Chem Eng Sci. doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2016.10.025

5.    Zhang JS, Wang K, Teixeira AR, Jensen KF, Luo GS.* Design and scaling up of microchemical systems: A review. Annu Rev Chem Biomol Eng. 2017; 8: 13.1-13.2

2016

1.    Qin K, Wang K*, Luo R, Li Y, Wang T*. Interfacial tension and wetting properties of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate in carbon dioxide, from atmospheric pressure to supercritical state. J Supercritical Fluid. 2016, 116: 83-89.

2.    Qiu L, Wang K*, Zhu S, Lu YC, Luo GS. Kinetics study of acrylic acid polymerization with a microreactor platform. Chem Eng J. 2016; 284: 233-239.

3.    Zhou QQ, Sun Y, Yi ST, Wang K*, Luo GS. Investigation of droplet coalescence in nanoparticle suspensions by a microfluidic collision experiment. Soft Matter. 2016,12: 1674-1682.

4.    Wang K*, Zhang LM, Zhang WL, Luo GS. Mass transfer-controlled dynamic interfacial tension in microfluidic emulsification processes. Langmuir. 2016, 32: 3174-3185.

5.    Bi JY, Zhang TB, Wang K, Zhong BH, Luo GS*. Controllable synthesis of Li3PO4 hollow nanospheres for the preparation of high performance LiFePO4 cathode material. Particuology. 2016; 24: 142-150.

6.    Du L, Wang YJ, Wang K, Shen C*, Luo GS. In situ dispersion of oil-based Ag nanocolloids by microdroplet coalescence and their applications in SERS detection. RSC Adv. 2016, 6: 59639-59647.

7.    Li LT, Zhang JS, Wang K, Xu JH, Luo GS*. Droplet formation of H2SO4/alkane system in a T-junction microchannel: Gravity effect. AIChE J. 2016; 62: 4564-4573.

8.    Li LT, Zhang JS, Wang K, Luo GS*. Caprolactam as a new additive to enhance alkylation of isobutane and butene in H2SO4. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2016, 55: 12818-12824.

9.    Li YK, Wang K, Xu JH, Luo GS*. A capillary-assembled micro-device for monodispersed small bubble and droplet generation. Chem Eng J. 2016, 293: 182-188.

10. Lin XY, Zhang JS, Wang K, Luo GS*. Determination of micromixing scale in a microdevice by numerical simulation and experiments. Chem Eng Technol. 2016, 39: 909-917.

11. Liu GT, Wang X, Wang K, Tostado CP, Luo GS*. Effect of surface wettability on internal velocity profile during droplet formation process in microfluidic devices. Int J Multiphas Flow. 2016, 80: 188-193.

12. Lu YC*, Zhu S, Wang K, Luo GS. Generation of poly(isobutene-co-isoprene) in a microflow device. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2016, 55: 1215-1220.

13. Lu YC*, Zhu S, Wang K, Luo GS. Simulation of the mixing process in a straight tube with sudden changed cross-section. Chinese J Chem Eng. 2016, 24: 711-718.

14. Wang PJ, Zhang JS, Wang K, Luo GS*, Xie P. Kinetic study of reactions of aniline and benzoyl chloride using NH3 as acid absorbent in a microstructured chemical system. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2016, 55 :6310-6316.

15. Zhao F, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Kinetic study on selective extraction of HCl and H3PO4 in a microfluidic device. Chinese J Chem Eng. 2016, 24, 221-225.

16. Zhao F, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Back extraction of HCl from TOA dissolved in n-octanol by aqueous ammonia in a microchannel device. Solvent Extr Ion Exc. 2016; 34: 60-73.

17. Zhang JS, Wang K, Zhang CY, Luo GS*. Safety evaluating of Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime in microreactors using inherently safer design concept. Chem Eng Process. 2016; 110: 44-51.

18. Zheng C, Tan J, Wang K, Luo GS*. Stability and pressure drop of gas-liquid micro-dispersion flows through a capillary. Chem Eng Sci. 2016; 140: 134-143.

19. Zhu S, Lu YC*, Wang K, Luo GS. Flow synthesis of medium molecular weight polyisobutylene coinitiated by AlCl3. Eur Polym J. 2016, 80: 219-226.

20. Zhu S, Lu YC*, Wang K, Luo GS. Fast flow synthesis of highly reactive polyisobutylene co-initiated by an AlCl3/ isopropyl ether complex. RSC Adv. 2016, 6: 9827-9834.

21. Zhu S, Lu YC*, Wang K, Luo GS. Cationic polymerization of isobutylene catalyzed by AlCl3 with multiple nucleophilic reagents. RSC Adv. 2016; 6: 97983-97989.

2015

1.    Lin XY, Wang K*, Zhang JC, Luo GS*. Process intensification of the synthesis of poly(vinyl butyral) using a microstructured chemical system. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2015; 54: 3582C3588.

2.    Wang XY, Riaud A, Wang K*, Luo GS*. Pressure drop-based determination of dynamic interfacial tension of droplet generation process in T-junction microchannel. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2015; 18: 503-512.

3.    Wang PJ, Wang K*, Zhang JC, Luo GS*. Preparation of poly (p-phenylene terephthalamide) in a microstructured chemical system. RSC Adv. 2015; 5: 64055-64064.

4.    Qin K, Wang K*, Li Y, Kong FH, Wang T*. High-pressure phase behavior of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate and carbondioxide system. RSC Adv. 2015; 5: 32416C32420

5.    Li Y, Wang K*, Qin K, Wang T*. Beckmann rearrangement reaction of cyclohexanone oxime in sub/supercritical water: byproduct and selectivity. RSC Adv. 2015; 5: 25365C25371.

6.    Wang K*, Zhang JC, Zheng C, Dong C, Lu YC, Luo GS*. A consecutive microreactor system for the synthesis of caprolactam with high selectivity. AIChE J. 2015; 61: 1959C1967.

7.    Wang K*, Qin K, Lu YC, Luo GS*, Wang T. Gas/liquid/liquid three-phase flow patterns and bubble/ droplet size laws in a double T-Junction microchannel. AIChE J. 2015; 61: 1722C1734.

8.    Wang K*, Qin K, Wang T, Luo GS*. Ultra-thin liquid film extraction based on a gasCliquidCliquid double emulsion in a microchannel device. RSC Adv. 2015; 5: 6470C6474.

9.    Dong C, Wang K, Zhang JS, Luo GS*. Reaction kinetics of cyclohexanone ammoximation over TS-1 catalyst in a microreactor. Chem Eng Sci. 2015; 126: 633-640.

10. Du L, Wang YJ, Wang K, Luo GS*. Growth of aragonite CaCO3 whiskers in a microreactor with calcium dodecyl benzenesulfonate as a control agent. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2015; 54: 7131C7140.

11. Li YK, Liu GT, Xu JH, Wang K, Luo GS*. A microdevice for producing monodispersed droplets under jetting flow. RSC Adv. 2015; 5: 27356-27364.

12. Lin XY, Wang K, Zhang JS, Luo GS*. LiquidCliquid mixing enhancement rules by microbubbles in three typical micro-mixers. Chem Eng Sci. 2015; 127: 60-71.

13. Wang PJ, Wang K, Zhang JC, Luo GS*. Kinetic study of reactions of aniline and benzoyl chloride in a microstructured chemical system. AIChE J. 2015; 61 3804C3811.

14. Wang PJ, Wang K, Zhang JS, Luo GS*. Non-aqueous suspension polycondensation in NMP-CaCl2/ paraffin system - A new approach for the preparation of poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide). Chinese J Polym Sci. 2015; 33: 564-575. (cover paper)

15. Wang X, Liu GT, Wang K, Luo GS*. Measurement of internal flow field during droplet formation process accompanied with mass transfer. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2015; 19: 757-766.

16. Zhao F, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Modeling of kinetics of a microfluidic reaction-extraction process for the preparation of KH2PO4. Sep Purif Technol. 2015, 156: 108-115.

17. Zheng C, Zhao BC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Determination of kinetics of CO2 absorption in solutions of 2\amino\2\methyl\1\propanol using a microfluidic technique. AIChE J. 2015; 61: 4358C4366.

18. Zheng C, Zhao BC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Bubble generation rules in microfluidic devices with microsieve array as dispersion medium. AIChE J. 2015; 61: 1663C1676.

2014

1.    Riaud A, Zhao SF, Wang K*, Cheng Y, Luo GS. Lattice-Boltzmann method for the simulation of multiphase mass transfer and reaction of dilute species. Phys Rev E. 2014; 89: 053308.

2.    Wang XY, Wang K*, Riaud A, Wang X, Luo GS*. Experimental study of liquid/liquid second-dispersion process in constrictive microchannels. Chem Eng J. 2014; 254: 443-451.

3.    Wang K, Lu Y, Luo GS*. Strategy for scaling-up of a microsieve dispersion reactor. Chem Eng Technol. 2014; 37: 2116-2122. (Hottest Articles in Chemical Engineering, Wiley)

4.    Dong C, Zhang JS, Wang K, Luo GS*. Micromixing performance of nanoparticle suspensions in a micro-sieve dispersion reactor. Chem Eng J. 2014; 253: 8-15.

5.    Du L, Wang YJ, Wang K, Luo GS*. Effects of nanoparticles with different wetting abilities on the gas-liquid mass transfer. Chem Eng Sci. 2014; 114: 105-113.

6.    Liu GT, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Liquid-liquid microflows and mass transfer performance in slit-like microchannels. Chem Eng J. 2014; 258: 34-42.

7.    Yang L, Tan J, Wang K, Luo GS*. Mass transfer characteristics of bubbly flow in microchannels. Chem Eng Sci. 2014; 109: 306-314.

8.    Yang L, Tan J, Wang K, Luo GS*. Mass transfer characteristics of bubbly flow in microchannels (vol 109, pg 306, 2014). Chem Eng Sci. 2014; 119: 330-330.

9.    Zhang JS, Wang K, Lin XY, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Intensification of fast exothermic reaction by gas agitation in a microchemical system. AIChE J. 2014; 60: 2724-2730.

10. Zhang JS, Riaud A, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime to epsilon-caprolactam in a modified catalytic system of trifluoroacetic acid. Catal Lett. 2014; 144: 151-157.

11. Zhao F, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Solubility of KH2PO4 in KCl, H3PO4, and their mixture solutions. J Chem Eng Data. 2014; 59: 439-443.

2013

1.    Riaud A, Wang K*, Luo GS*. A combined Lattice-Boltzmann method for the simulation of two-phase flows in microchannel. Chem Eng Sci. 2013; 99: 238-249.

2.    Wang K, Xie LS, Lu YC*, Luo GS*. Generation of monodispersed microdroplets by temperature controlled bubble condensation processes. Lab Chip. 2013; 13: 73-76.

3.    Wang K, Xie LS, Lu YC*, Luo GS*. Generating microbubbles in a co-flowing microfluidic device. Chem Eng Sci. 2013; 100: 486-495.

4.    Wang K*, Lu YC, Yang L, Luo GS*. Microdroplet coalescences at microchannel junctions with different collision angles. AIChE J. 2013; 59: 643-649.

5.    Wang K*, Lu YC, Tostado CP, Yang L, Luo GS*. Coalescences of microdroplets at a cross-shaped microchannel junction without strictly synchronism control. Chem Eng J. 2013; 227: 90-96.

6.    Wang K, Lu YC, Qin K, Luo GS*, Wang T. Generating gas-liquid-liquid three-phase microflows in a cross-junction microchannel device. Chem Eng Technol. 2013; 36: 1047-1060.

7.    Du L, Wang YJ, Wang K, Luo GS*. Preparation of calcium benzene sulfonate detergents by a microdispersion process. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2013; 52: 10699-10706.

8.    Riaud A, Tostado CP, Wang K, Luo GS*. A facile pressure drop measurement system and its applications to gas-liquid microflows. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2013; 15: 715-724.

9.    Wang R, Lu YC*, Wang K, Luo GS. Liquid-liquid equilibria for the system water+1,3-dichloro-2-propanol + epichlorohydrin from (283.2 to 303.2) K. J Chem Eng Data. 2013; 58: 3222-3225.

10. Yang L, Wang K, Mak S, Li YK, Luo GS*. A novel microfluidic technology for the preparation of gas-in-oil-in-water emulsions. Lab Chip. 2013; 13: 3355-3359. (cover paper)

11. Zhang TB, Lu YC*, Liu JQ, Wang K, Luo GS. Continuous ammonium silicofluoride ammonification for SiO2 nanoparticles preparation in a microchemical system. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2013; 52: 5757-5764.

12. Zhang JS, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Novel one-step synthesis process from cyclohexanone to caprolactam in trifluoroacetic acid. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2013; 52: 6377-6381.

2012

1.    Shao HW, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Liquid-liquid flow and mass transfer characteristics in micro-sieve array device with dual-sized pores. Chem Eng J. 2012; 193: 96-101.

2.    Shao HW, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS*. Liquid-liquid microflows in micro-sieve dispersion devices with dual pore size. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2012; 12: 705-714.

3.    Shao HW, Lu YC, Wang K, Luo GS. An experimental study of liquid-liquid microflow pattern maps accompanied with mass transfer. Chinese J Chem Eng. 2012: 20, 18-26.

4.    Shen C, Wang YJ, Xu JH, Wang K, Luo GS*. Size control and catalytic activity of highly dispersed Pd nanoparticles supported on porous glass beads. Langmuir. 2012; 28: 7519-7527.

5.    Yang L, Wang K, Tan J, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Experimental study of microbubble coalescence in a T-junction microfluidic device. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2012; 12: 715-722.

6.    Zhang JS, Tan J, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Chlorohydrination of allyl chloride to dichloropropanol in a microchemical system. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2012; 51: 14685-14691.

7.    Zhang JS, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime in a microchemical system: The role of SO3 and product inhibition. AIChE J. 2012; 58: 3156-3160.

8.    Zhang JS, Lu YC, Jin QR, Wang K, Luo GS*. Determination of kinetic parameters of dehydrochlorination of dichloropropanol in a microreactor. Chem Eng J. 2012; 203: 142-147.

9.    Zhang JS, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Beckmann rearrangement in a microstructured chemical system for the preparation of e-caprolactam. AIChE J. 2012; 58: 925-931.

2011

1.    Wang K*, Lu YC, Xia Y, Shao HW, Luo GS*. Kinetics research on fast exothermic reaction between cyclohexanecarboxylic acid and oleum in microreactor. Chem Eng J. 2011; 169: 290-298.

2.    Wang K*, Lu YC, Xu JH, Luo GS*. Droplet generation in micro-sieve dispersion device. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2011; 10: 1087-1095.

3.    Wang K, Lu YC, Xu JH, Tan J, Luo GS*. Generation of micromonodispersed droplets and bubbles in the capillary embedded T-junction microfluidic devices. AIChE J. 2011; 57: 299-306.

4.    Du L, Tan J, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS. Controllable preparation of SiO2 nanoparticles using a microfiltration membrane dispersion microreactor. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2011; 50: 8536-8541.

5.    Tan J, Du L, Xu JH, Wang K, Luo GS*. Surfactant-free microdispersion process of gas in organic solvents in microfluidic devices. AIChE J. 2011; 57: 2647-2656.

2006 - 2010

1.    Wang K, Lu YC, Tan J, Yang BD, Luo GS*. Generating gas/liquid/liquid three-phase microdispersed systems in double T-junctions microfluidic device. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2010; 8: 813-821.

2.    Wang K, Lu YC, Shao HW, Luo GS*. Measuring enthalpy of fast exothermal reaction with micro-reactor-based capillary calorimeter. AIChE J. 2010; 56: 1045-1052.

3.    Tan J, Xu JH, Wang K, Luo GS*. Rapid measurement of gas solubility in liquids using a membrane dispersion microcontactor. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2010; 49: 10040-10045.

4.    Zhang JS, Wang K, Lu YC, Luo GS*. Characterization and modeling of micromixing performance in micropore dispersion reactors. Chem Eng Process. 2010; 49: 740-747.

5.    Wang K, Lu YC, Xu JH, Luo GS*. Determination of dynamic interfacial tension and its effect on droplet formation in the T-shaped microdispersion process. Langmuir. 2009; 25: 2153-2158.

6.    Wang K, Lu YC, Xu JH, Tan J, Luo GS*. Liquid-liquid micro-dispersion in a double-pore T-shaped microfluidic device. Microfluid Nanofluid. 2009; 6: 557-564.

7.    Tan J, Li SW, Wang K, Luo GS*. Gas-liquid flow in T-junction microfluidic devices with a new perpendicular rupturing flow route. Chem Eng J. 2009; 146: 428-433.

8.    Wang K, Lu YC, Shao HW, Luo GS*. Improving selectivity of temperature-sensitive exothermal reactions with microreactor. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2008; 47: 4683-4688.

9.    Wang K, Lu YC, Shao HW, Luo GS*. Heat-transfer performance of a liquid-liquid microdispersed system. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2008; 47: 9754-9758.

10. Wang K, Wang YJ, Chen GG, Luo GS*, Wang JD. Enhancement of mixing and mass transfer performance with a microstructure minireactor for controllable preparation of CaCO3 nanoparticles. Ind Eng Chem Res. 2007; 46: 6092-6098.

11. Wang K, Lu YC, Xu JH, Gong XC, Luo GS*. Reducing side product by enhancing mass-transfer rate. AIChE J. 2006; 52: 4207-4213.

n    Books

1.    Wang K, Xu JH, Liu GT, Luo GS*. Chapter three-role of interfacial force on multiphase microflowAn important meso-scientific issue. Advances in Chemical Engineering. Academic Press, Burlington. 2015, 47: 163-191.

2.    Luo GS, Du L, Wang YJ, Wang K. Composite Nanoparticles. Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Springer New York. 2015; 453-460

n    Alumni

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IMG_8426

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Shiting YI (2013 Bachelor)

 

Qianqian ZHOU (2016 Master)

Yifan WANG (2013 Bachelor)

 

Lu QU (2016 Master)

Yue SUN (2014 Bachelor)

 

Yiting WANG (2016 Bachelor)

Jin SONG (2015 Bachelor)