Dr. Kang is associate professor of mechanical engineering at Wuhan University of Technology. He is engaged in research on micro-scale combustion, flame instability, high-fidelity numerical simulation of reactive flows, and phase change material for energy storage. Dr. Kang has published more than 20 papers in SCI journals.
Education Background
PH.D.:The University of Queensland (Mechanical Engineering)
M.Sc.:KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology(New energy technology)
B.Sc.: Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Thermal and Power Engineering)

Selected Publications (Google scholar profile)

[1]  X. Kang, B. Sun, J. Wang, Y. Wang*. A numerical investigation on the thermo-chemical structures of methane-oxygen diffusion flame-streets in a microchannel. Combustion and Flame 2019; 206:266-81. link

[2] Y. Deng, P. Zou, X. Kang*, Y. Wang*. Experimental investigations on non-premixed methane-air flames in radial microchannels with a controlled temperature profile. Combustion Science and Technology 2021,194,3318-3339 link


[3] B. Sun, X. Kang*, Y. Wang*. Numerical investigations on the methane-oxygen diffusion flame-street phenomena in a microchannel: Effects of wall temperatures, inflow rates and global equivalence ratios on flame behaviors and combustion performances. Energy 2020; 207, 118194. link

[4] P. Zou, Y. Deng, X. Kang*, J. Wang. A numerical study on premixed hydrogen/air flames in a narrow channel with thermally orthotropic walls. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020; 45: 20436-20448. link

[5] X. Kang*, Y. Wang*. Transient process of methane-oxygen diffusion flame-street establishment in a microchannel. Frontiers in Energy 2021. link

[6] X. Kang*, Y. Deng, J. Wang, A. Fan*. A versatile numerical tool for simulating combustion features at small-scales. Journal of Thermal Science 2021; 30: 343-361. link

Academic Services
Member of Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society
Reviewer for peer-reviewd journals include Physics of Fluids, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal of Thermal Science, etc...