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Professor Jianjun Dai


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   Professor Jianjun Dai
  Office: Room B-319B, Huaxin Building

   Tel: +86-10-6445-2091

    Fax: +86-10-6445-2091

    C.P.: +86-13381166281  E-mail:,


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2007

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1996

Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1993

Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Management Engineering, Tianjin University, China, 1993


Research Experience

  • August, 2015-present: Professor, Thermochemical Conversion Process Laboratory, College of Chemical Engineering, BUCT

  • September, 2011-July, 2015: Technical lead (Process Test and Development Engineer, P. Eng), G4 Insights Inc., Burnaby, Canada

  • December, 2008-September, 2011: Research Scientists/Engineer (P. Eng), Carbon Engineering Ltd. (Energy and Environmental Systems Group at University of Calgary), Calgary, Canada

  • January, 2003-December, 2008: Research Assistant, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fluidization Research Centre/Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group/Clean Energy Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  • April 1996-December 2002: Chemical Process (Equipment) Engineer and Project Lead, Materials and Equipment Division, China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC), Beijing, China.




Primary Research Interests: 

Solid wastes pyrolysis and gasification

Fluidized beds and moving beds

?? Chemical looping combustion and gasification

Biomass pre-treatment and densification

Bio-fuels synthesis and bio-methane production

Particle technology and bulk solids handling

Waste-water and sludge treatment

  • Various e-wastes handling and treatment

??Process simulation and modeling, process integration and optimization.


Main Publications

  1. Dai, J, Saayman, J., Grace, J.R. and Ellis, N. (2015) Gasification of woody biomass, Annual review of chemical and biomolecular engineering, 6: 77-99, 2015.

  2. Dai, J., Cui, H. and Grace, J.R. (2012) Biomass feeding for thermochemical reactors, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 38: 716-736.

  3. Dai, J. and Grace, J. R. (2011) Biomass granular screw feeding: An experimental investigation, Biomass and Bioenergy, 35: 942-955.

  4. Dai, J. and Grace, J.R. (2010) Blockage of constrictions by particles in fluid-solid transport, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 36: 78-87.

  5. Dai, J. and Grace, J. R. (2008) A model for biomass screw feeding, Powder Technology, 186: 40-55.

  6. Dai, J. and Grace, J.R. (2008) Biomass screw feeding with tapered and extended sections, Powder Technology, 186: 56-64.

  7. Dai, J., Shokhansani, S., Grace, J. R., Bi, X. and Lim, C. J. and Melin, S. (2008) Overview and some issues of co-firing biomass and coal, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 86: 367-386.

  8. Dai, J., Arvinder Singh, Kenton Heidel, David Keith (2010) Process simulation of direct CO2 capture from air: Mass and Energy Balance, Unit Operations, GHGT 10 conference, Amsterdam, Netherland.

  9. Dai, J. and Grace, J. R. (2005) Biomass granular feeding for gasification and combustion, BIOCAP conference, Ottawa, Canada.

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