Xu Xiaoyun

Xu Xiaoyun
 

 

Personal Particulars
Research Associate
4 Engineering Drive 4,

E5-B12, Singapore 117585

Phone: (65)86473470
Email: xy.xu@nus.edu.sg

 

Employment History

  • 01 Mar 2021–Present, Research Associate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), National University of Singapore
  • 23 Oct 2020‒28 Feb 2021, Research Associate (NERI), National University of Singapore
  • May 2014‒April 2017, Project Manager (Design Center), Shanghai Electric Wind Energy Co., Ltd.
  • Aug 2012–April 2014, Project Engineer (Design Center), Siemens Wind Power Turbines (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Jul 2010–Jul 2012, System Engineer (Technology Department), Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment Co., Ltd.

Education

  • M.Eng., (Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering), Hohai University, China, 2010
  • B.Eng., (Thermal Power Engineering), Hohai University, China, 2007

Research Interests

  • Physics-and-AI based modelling and optimization for multi-energy systems
  • Hydrodynamics and thermal engineering applied to the renewable energy sector
  • Aerodynamics engineering science applied to wind energy

Research Highlight

Aug 2021–present A*STAR SINGAPORE FOOD STORY R&D PROGRAMME INDUSTRY ALIGNMENT FUND-PREPOSITIONING (IAF-PP) ON THEME 2 – FUTURE FOODS: ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS (AME DOMAIN)

  • Design, fabrication, and commissioning of a 2-module photobioreactor system for the laboratory-scale micro-algae cultivation.
  • Designed the heat exchanger and cooling system inside the micro-algae photobioreactor for controlling the cultivation temperature of the outdoor demonstration-scale photobioreactors.
  • Completed the outdoor test by using a LDPE-bag based experimental setup.

Figure 1: Water temperature and ambient temperature as functions of the global solar irradiance in Singapore’s outdoor environment.

Nov 2021–present  A CIRCULAR ECONOMY APPROACH IN PHYTOREMEDIATION

  • Research on the biochar production from gasification of water hyacinth for a circular economy

 

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