Prof Xianfeng Fan

Chair of Particulate Materials Processing

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+44(0)131 6505678

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Sanderson Building

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Engineering Discipline: 

  • Chemical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Materials and Processes
Professor Xianfeng Fan, Chair of Particulate Materials Processing, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
Professor Xianfeng Fan, Chair of Particulate Materials Processing, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

Academic Qualifications: 

  • MEng, MSc, PhD, Chemical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgy

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Member, Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, UK
  • Member, The World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Member, The World Science and Engineering Academy and Society
  • Editorial Board Member, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Scientific & Academic Publishing Co. USA (2011-2015)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Innovative Studies in Sciences and Engineering Technology (IJISSET)
  • Editorial Board Member, Open Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials

Teaching: 

  • Separation Processes 2, CHEE08013
  • Chemical Engineering in Practice 3, CHEE09006
  • Chemical Engineering Design 4 CHEE10010
  • Chemical Engineering Study projects 4, CHEE10009
  • Chemical Engineering Research projects 4, CHEE10009
  • Chemical Engineering Industrial Projects 5, CHEE11014

Research Interests: 

Solve processing problems

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My research group works on the following themes:

Particulate Materials Processing

Development of UV and Visible Light Active Photocatalysts

Microwave Assisted Gas Separation

Multiphase Flow in Porous Materials

  1. Measurement of pore wettability
  2. Enhanced oil/gas recovery and CO2 storage

Specialities: 

  • Particulate materials processing
  • Multiphase flows in porous materials
  • Photocatalysts
  • Microwave assisted gas separation

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