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Li Chen

Li Chen

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Phone (505) 665-8183

Capabilities

  • Chemical Science
  • Computational chemistry
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical modeling
  • Coupled multi-physics simulations
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Multiscale-multiphase-multicomponent subsurface reactive flows
  • Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS)
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Geoscience
  • Hydrology

Expertise

Google scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3W20G9MAAAAJ&hl=en

1. Multiphase flow and reactive transport in porous media and micro channel

2. Pore-scale and multi-scale simulation

3. CO2 storage: Micro reactor, PEM fuel cell, Heat exchanger, Shale oil/gas

Education

2013.12-now: Postdoc, Computational Earth Sciences, EES-16, Los Alamos National Lab

2012.02-2013.08: Visiting Scholar, Computational Earth Sciences, EES-16, Los Alamos National Lab

2007.09-2013.07: Xi'an Jiaotong university, China, PhD, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics. Title: Numerical Investigation of Multiscale Multiple Physicochemical Coupled Reactive Transport Processes in Energy and Enviromental Disciplines

2003.09-2007.07:Xi'an Jiaotong university, China, Bachelor, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics. Title: Numerical Investigation of phase change heat transfer in parallel flow condenser"

 

LANL Positions

Postdoc (2013.12-now), Computational Earth Sciences, EES-16, Los Alamos National Lab

 

Publications

2015

48.Coupling finite volume and lattice Boltzmann methods for pore scale investigation on volatile organic compounds emission process, YT Mu, C Li, YL He, WQ Tao, Building and Environment

47. Numerical study on temperature uniformity in a novel mini-channel heat sink with different flow field configurations, YT Mu, L Chen, YL He, WQ Tao,Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 85, Pages 147–157

46. Lattice Boltzmann Pore-Scale Investigation of Coupled Physical-electrochemical Processes in C/Pt and Non-Precious Metal Cathode Catalyst Layers in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, L Chen, G Wu, EF Holby, P Zelenay, WQ Tao, Q Kang, Electrochimica Acta 158, 175-186

45 Generalized lattice Boltzmann model for flow through tight porous media with Klinkenberg's effect, L Chen, W Fang, Q Kang, JDH Hyman, HS Viswanathan, WQ Tao, Physical Review E, in press

44 Nanoscale simulation of shale transport properties using the lattice Boltzmann method: permeability and diffusivity, L Chen, L Zhang, Q Kang, J Yao, W Tao, Scientific Report

43 Pore-scale simulation of multicomponent multiphase reactive transport with dissolution and precipitation, L Chen, Q Kang, Q Tang, BA Robinson, YL He, WQ Tao, Inernational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, in press

2014

42. A multi-component lattice Boltzmann method in consistent with Stefan–Maxwell equations: Derivation, validation and application in porous medium, ZX Tong, YL He, L Chen, T Xie, Computers & Fluids 105, 155-165

41. Pore‐scale study of dissolution‐induced changes in hydrologic properties of rocks with binary minerals, L Chen, Q Kang, HS Viswanathan, WQ Tao, Water Resources Research 50 (12), WR015646

40. Mesoscopic study of the formation of pseudomorphs with presence of chemical fluids, L Chen, Q Kang, H Deng, JW Carey, WQ Tao, Geosciences Journal, 1-7

39. Pore-scale study of dissolution-induced changes in permeability and porosity of porous media, Q Kang, L Chen, AJ Valocchi, HS Viswanathan, Journal of Hydrology 517, 1049-1055

38. A critical review of the pseudopotential multiphase lattice Boltzmann model: Methods and applications L Chen, Q Kang, Y Mu, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 76, 210-236

37. Pore-scale study of diffusion–reaction processes involving dissolution and precipitation using the lattice Boltzmann method L Chen, Q Kang, B Carey, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 75, 483-496

36. Numerical simulation of hydrodynamics in a novel accumulator G Jiang, K Ling, L Chen, JF Zhang, WQ Tao Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 35 (002), 320-323

35. Mesoscopic study of the formation of pseudomorphs with presence of chemical fluids L Chen, Q Kang, H Deng, JW Carey, WQ Tao Geosciences Journal, 1-7

2013

34. Numerical investigation of the coupled water and thermal management in PEM fuel cell TF Cao, H Lin, L Chen, YL He, WQ Tao Applied energy 112, 1115-1125

33. Coupled numerical approach combining finite volume and lattice Boltzmann methods for multi-scale multi-physicochemical processes L Chen, YL He, Q Kang, WQ Tao Journal of Computational Physics 255, 83-105

32. Pore-scale study of the effect of secondary carbonate precipitation on the dissolution of primary minerals using the lattice Boltzmann method Q Kang, L Chen, JW Carey AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 02

31. Multi-scale modeling of proton exchange membrane fuel cell by coupling finite volume method and lattice Boltzmann method L Chen, YL Feng, CX Song, L Chen, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 63, 268-283

30. Effects of surface microstructures of gas diffusion layer on water droplet dynamic behaviors in a micro gas channel of proton exchange membrane fuel cells L Chen, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 60, 252-262

29. Pore-scale modeling of multiphase reactive transport with phase transitions and dissolution-precipitation processes in closed systems L Chen, Q Kang, BA Robinson, YL He, WQ Tao Physical Review E 87 (4), 043306

28. Numerical Investigation of Multiscale Multiple Physicochemical Coupled Reactive Transport Processes in Energy and Enviromental Discipline L Chen xi'an jiaotong university

27. Multi-scale simulation by coupling LBM and ACM YL Feng, HB Luan, L Chen, K Ling, W Tao Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 34 (002), 298-301

2012

26. Pore-scale simulation of coupled multiple physicochemical thermal processes in micro reactor for hydrogen production using lattice Boltzmann method L Chen, Q Kang, YL He, WQ Tao international journal of hydrogen energy 37 (19), 13943-13957

25. Coupling of finite volume method and thermal lattice Boltzmann method and its application to natural convection HB Luan, H Xu, L Chen, YL Feng, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 70 (2), 200-221

24. In situ measurement of temperature distribution within a single polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell H Lin, TF Cao, L Chen, YL He, WQ Tao international journal of hydrogen energy 37 (16), 11871-11886

23. Effects of roughness of gas diffusion layer surface on liquid water transport in micro gas channels of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell L Chen, HB Luan, YL He, WQ Tao Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications 62 (4), 295-318

22. Mesoscopic study of the effects of gel concentration and materials on the formation of precipitation patterns L Chen, Q Kang, YL He, WQ Tao Langmuir 28 (32), 11745-11754

21. Numerical investigation of liquid water transport and distribution in porous gas diffusion layer of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell using lattice Boltzmann method L Chen, HB Luan, YL He, WQ Tao Russian Journal of Electrochemistry 48 (7), 712-726

20. Coupling between finite volume method and lattice Boltzmann method and its application to fluid flow and mass transport in proton exchange membrane fuel cell L Chen, H Luan, Y Feng, C Song, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55 (13), 3834-3848

19. Numerical investigation of liquid water distribution in the cathode side of proton exchange membrane fuel cell and its effects on cell performance L Chen, TF Cao, ZH Li, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (11), 9155-9170

18. Pore-scale flow and mass transport in gas diffusion layer of proton exchange membrane fuel cell with interdigitated flow fields L Chen, HB Luan, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Thermal Sciences 51, 132-144

17.Pore-scale simulation of water vapor generation, condensation, and transport in the cathode of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell L Chen, Q Kang, YL He, WQ Tao, P Zelenay International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37, 9155-9170

16. Effects of surface roughness of GDL on the liquid water dynamic behaviors in GC of a PEMFC L Chen, H Lin, TF Cao, W Tao Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 33 (010), 1735-1738

2011

15. A novel method for measuring the potential distribution in PEMFC JX Fan, X Wei, T Cao, L Chen, W Tao Chinese Journal of Power Source 35 (7), 799-802

14. Application of lattice Boltzmann method Reconstruction operator HB Luan, L Chen, W Zhou, J Sun, Y He, W Tao Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 32 (6), 997-1001

13. Coupling of FVM and LBM for Natural Convection in a Square Cavity HB Luan, L Chen, H Xu, W Tao Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong university 45 (5), 78-83

12. Evaluation of the coupling scheme of FVM and LBM for fluid flows around complex geometries HB Luan, H Xu, L Chen, DL Sun, YL He, WQ Tao International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54 (9), 1975-1985

11. Effects of surface microstructure on the liquid water dynamic behaviors in gas channel of PEMFCs L Chen, H Luan, W Tao CIESC Journal 62 (3), 643-651

10. Coupling between FVM and LBM for fluid flow around a cylinder HB Luan, L Chen, H Xu, W Tao Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics 28 (B04), 97-101

9. Effects of surface wettability on the liquid water dynamic behaviors in gas channel of PEMFCs L Chen, H Luan, W Tao CIESC Journal 62 (1), 19r-25

8.Liquid water transport behaviors in micro PEMFC gas channels with rough gas diffusion layer surface L CHEN, H LUAN, W TAO CIESC Journal 3, 007

7. Effects of gas channel wall wettability on liquid water distribution and transport in gas diffusion layer of proton exchange membrane fuel cell L CHEN, H LUAN, W TAO CIESC Journal S 1

6. Coupling of FVM and LBM for natural convection in a square cavity H Luan, H Xu, L Chen, W Tao Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University 45 (5)

2010

5. LBM for the integrated cathode side of a PEMFC L Chen, H Luan, W Tao Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 31 (8)

4.LIQUID WATER DYNAMIC BEHAVIORS IN THE GDL AND GC OF PEMFCS USING LATTICE BOLTZMANN METHOD L Chen, HB Luan, WQ Tao Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer (FHMT) 1 (2)

3. Numerical illustrations of the coupling between the lattice Boltzmann method and finite-type macro-numerical methods HB Luan, H Xu, L Chen, DL Sun, WQ Tao Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals 57 (2), 147-171

2. Coupling between FVM and LBM for convective heat transfer HB Luan, L Chen, H Xu, W Tao Chinese Science Bulletin 55 (32), 3128-3140

2009

1. Lattice Boltzmann simulation of cathode catalyst layer of PEMFC L Chen, H Luan, W Tao Chinese Journal of Power Source 33 (9), 794-797