Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Ms. Wanxia Zhao received her BEng(Hons, Chem) from Curtin University in 2013 and MPhil(Chem) from the University of Adelaide in 2015. She is currently a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering at the University of Adelaide under the supervision of A/Prof Zeyad Alwahabi and Dr Philip Kwong.
Wanxia's research interest is laser diagnostics and spectroscopy including temperature measurement in multiphase flow, determination of optical properties, and radiation heat transfer for clean energy conversion.
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2013 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia MPhil 2009 - 2013 Curtin University Australia BEng
Year Citation 2020 Zhao, W., Sun, Z., & Alwahabi, Z. (2020). Emissivity and absorption function measurements of Al₂O₃ and SiC particles at elevated temperature for the utilization in concentrated solar receivers. Solar Energy, 207, 183-191.
2020 Zhao, W., Sun, Z., & Alwahabi, Z. (2020). Contactless thermal diagnostics of acoustically levitated biomass under uniform high flux radiation. Energy and Fuels, 34(1), 530-534.
Year Citation 2019 Zhao, W., Kueh, K. C. Y., Nathan, G. J., & Alwahabi, Z. (2019). Assessment of BAM phosphors for particle temperature measurement in multiphase flow. In Proceedings of the Ninth Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics. Adelaide, Australia. 2019 Zhao, W., Kueh, K. C. Y., Nathan, G. J., & Alwahabi, Z. (2019). Real-time planar temperature measurement of fluidized particle aggregates heated by high radiation flux. In 12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE 12).
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