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Lei Zhang

Associate Professor
Supervisor of Master's Candidates


Gender:Male
Alma Mater:Tsinghua University
Degree:Doctoral Degree
Status:On the job
School/Department:School of Chemical Engineering
Discipline:Chemical Engineering
Business Address:西部校区化工实验楼D408
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Personal Profile


Lei Zhang    PhD    Associate Professor


Email: keleiz@dlut.edu.cn

Major: Chemical Engineering

Address: Room 408, Chemical Lab Building, West Campus, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lei_Zhang329

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7519-2858


Group Members


PhD students:

·   Qilei Liu

·   Shiyang Chai

Master students:

·   Xinyuan Liang

·   Haitao Mao

·   Junqing Pang

·   Tongxin Yi

·   Hongqing Zhao


Education & Research Experience


·   2005.9~2009.7   Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University   Bachelor degree

·   2009.9~2014.7   Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University   PhD degree (Supervisor: Prof. Bingzhen Chen [link])

·   2013.8~2014.2   Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University   Visiting scholar (Supervisor: Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann [link])

·   2014.9~2015.12 Department of Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark   Postdoc (Supervisor: Prof. Rafiqul Gani [link])

·   2016.1~2017.2   Department of Chemical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology   Postdoc (Supervisor: Prof. Ka Ming Ng [link])

·   2017.3~Now      School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology   Associate Professor


Research Interests


·   Chemical Product & Process Design

·   Chemical Process Optimization

·   Multi-scale Modelling

·   Process Integration


Awards


·   2017 Best Paper Award of Journal Computers & Chemical Engineering

·   2017 第十六届中国化工学会信息技术应用专业委员会年会优秀论文

·   2015 Outstanding reviewer of Journal Computers & Chemical Engineering


Oral Presentation


·     Zhang, L., An Optimization-Based Computer-Aided Molecular and Mixture Design Framework. ICFMCE 2018 Conference. Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nov. 20-22, 2018. (Keynote presentation[link]

·     梁馨元,张磊*,刘琳琳,都健. 基于分子动力学的橡胶聚合物计算机辅助设计方法. 2018年中国过程系统工程年会. 青海,西宁. 2018822-24. (Keynote presentation)

·     刘奇磊,冯锟,刘琳琳,都健,孟庆伟,张磊*. 基于Dragon描述符与改进的决策树—遗传算法的反应溶剂设计方法. 2018年中国过程系统工程年会. 青海,西宁. 2018822-24. (Keynote presentation)

·     Zhang, L.*, Mao, H., Liu, L., Du, J., Gani, R. Fragrance Product Design/Screening Methods Using an Integrated Machine Learning and CAMD Model. 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Oct. 26-Nov. 2. (Oral presentation)

·     Liu, Q., Zhang, L.*, Liu, L., Du, J., Liang, X., Mao, H., Meng, Q. GC-COSMO based Reaction Solvent Design with New Kinetic Model using CAMD. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering – PSE 2018. San Diego, California, USA. July 1-5, 2018. (Oral presentation)


Publication


2018:

·     Zhang, S., Liu, L., Zhang, L., Zhuang, Y., Du, J.* (2018). An optimization model for carbon capture utilization and storage supply chain: A case study in Northeastern China, Applied Energy, 231, 194-206. (SCI) [link]

·     Liu, Q., Zhang, L.*, Liu, L., Du, J., Liang, X., Mao, H., Meng, Q. (2018). GC-COSMO based Reaction Solvent Design with New Kinetic Model using CAMD. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 44, pp. 235-240). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Kalakul, S., Zhang, L., Choudhury H., Elbashir, N. O., Eden M.*, Gani, R. (2018). ProCAPD – A Computer-Aided Model-Based Tool for Chemical Product Design and Analysis. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 44, pp. 469-474). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Zhuang, Y., Zhang, L., Liu, L., Meng, Q., Du, J.* (2018). Simultaneous Synthesis of WHEN Based on Superstructure Modelling Considering Thermodynamic and Economic Factors. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 44, pp. 1033-1038). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Liu, L., Sheng, Y., Zhang, L., Du, J.*, Meng, Q. (2018). Water networks synthesis for industrial parks respecting to unpredictable scenarios. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 44, pp. 1021-1026). (CPCI) [link]

·     Gu, S., Liu, L., Zhang, L., Bai, Y., Wang, S., Du, J.* (2018). Heat exchanger networks synthesis integrated with flexibility and controllability, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, doi: 10.1016/j.cjche.2018.07.017 (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, X., Zhang, L., Fung, K. Y., Rangaiah, G. P., Ng, K. M.* (2018). Product Design: Impact of Government Policy and Consumer Preference on Company Profit and Corporate Social Responsibility, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 118, 118-131 (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L.*, Kalakul, S., Liu, L., Elbashir, N. O., Du, J., & Gani, R. (2018). A Computer-Aided Methodology for Mixture-Blend Design. Applications to Tailor-Made Design of Surrogate Fuels, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57 (20), pp 7008–7020. (SCI) [link]

·    Zhang, L.*, Mao, H., Liu, L., Du, J., & Gani, R. (2018). A machine learning based computer-aided molecular design/screening methodology for fragrance molecules, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 115, 295-308. (SCI) [link]

·     Kalakul, S., Zhang, L., Fang, Z., Choudhury, H. A., Intikhab, S., Elbashir, N., Eden, M. R., & Gani, R.* (2018). Computer aided chemical product design - ProCAPD and tailor-made blended products, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 116, 37-55. (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L., Fung, K. Y., Wibowo, C., & Gani, R.* (2018). Advances in Chemical Product Design. Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 34(3), 319-340 (SCI) [link]

·     Liu, L., Song, H., Zhang, L., & Du, J.* (2018). Heat-integrated water allocation network synthesis for industrial parks with sequential and simultaneous design. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 108, 408-424. (SCI) [link]

·  李伟达,刘琳琳,张磊,王少靖,都健.* (2018). 基于灵敏度分析的页岩气净化流程的模拟与优化,化工学报,69(3),1008-1013. (EI, 第十六届中国化工学会信息技术应用专业委员会年会优秀论文[link]

·     张磊*,刘琳琳,都健.(2018).替代燃油的计算机辅助设计方法,化工进展,37(6),2437-2443. (EI) [link]

2017:

·     Zhang, L., Kalakul, S., Liu, L., Elbashir, N. O., Du, J., Gani, R. (2017). Computer-Aided Modeling for Tailor-Made Design of Surrogate Fuels, AIChE Annual Meeting, Mineapolis, MN. [link]

·     Zhuang, Y., Liu, L., Zhang, L., & Du, J.* (2017). Synthesis of indirect work exchange networks considering both isothermal and adiabatic process together with exergy analysis. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering. (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L.*, Fung, K. Y., Zhang, X., Fung, H. K., & Ng, K. M. (2017). An integrated framework for designing formulated products. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 107, 61-76. (SCI, 2017 Best Paper Award[link]

·     Zhuang, Y., Liu, L., Zhang, L., & Du, J.* (2017). Direct work exchanger network synthesis of isothermal process based on improved transshipment model. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 81, 295-304. (SCI) [link]

·     Zhuang, Y., Liu, L., Zhang, L., & Du, J.* (2017). Upgraded Graphical Method for the Synthesis of Direct Work Exchanger Networks. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56(48), 14304-14315. (SCI) [link]

·     Bertran, M. O., Frauzem, R., Sanchez-Arcilla, A. S., Zhang, L., Woodley, J. M., & Gani, R.* (2017). A generic methodology for processing route synthesis and design based on superstructure optimization. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 106, 892-910. (SCI) [link]

2016:

·     Gani, R.*, Zhang, L., Kalakul, S., & Cignitti, S. (2016). Computer-Aided Molecular Design and Property Prediction. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 39, pp. 153-196). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Fung, K. Y., Ng, K. M.*, Zhang, L., & Gani, R. (2016). A grand model for chemical product design. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 91, 15-27. (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L., Babi, D. K., & Gani, R.* (2016). New vistas in chemical product and process design. Annual review of chemical and biomolecular engineering, 7, 557-582. (SCI) [link]

·     Garcia-Herreros, P., Zhang, L., Misra, P., Arslan, E., Mehta, S., & Grossmann, I. E.* (2016). Mixed-integer bilevel optimization for capacity planning with rational markets. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 86, 33-47. (SCI) [link]

·     Kalakul, S., Cignitti, S., Zhang, L., & Gani, R.* (2016). VPPD-Lab: the chemical product simulator. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 39, pp. 61-94). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Kalakul, S., Cignitti, S., Zhang, L., & Gani, R.* (2016). Integrated computer-aided framework for sustainable chemical product design and evaluation. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 38, pp. 2343-2348). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Bertran, M. O., Frauzem, R., Zhang, L., & Gani, R.* (2016). A generic methodology for superstructure optimization of different processing networks. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 38, pp. 685-690). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

Before 2016:

·     Zhang, L., Cignitti, S., & Gani, R.* (2015). Generic mathematical programming formulation and solution for computer-aided molecular design. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 78, 79-84. (SCI) [link]

·     Cignitti, S., Zhang, L., & Gani, R.* (2015). Computer-aided framework for design of pure, mixed and blended products. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 37, pp. 2093-2098). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L., Wang, H., Qiu, T., & Chen, B.* (2015). Simulation and Optimization of Multi-period Steam Cracking Process. In Advances in Petrochemicals. InTech. [link]

·     Zhang, L., Cignitti, S., & Gani, R. (2015). A New Optimization Model for Computer-Aided Molecular Design Problems. In 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting[link]

·     Cignitti, S., Zhang, L., Kalakul, S., & Gani, R. (2015). Systematic Computer-Aided Framework for Sustainable Chemical Product Design. In 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting[link]

·     Cignitti, S., Zhang, L., & Gani, R.* (2015). Computer-Aided Chemical Product Design Framework: Design of High Performance and Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants. In 10th European Congress of Chemical Engineering[link]

·     Peng, H., Zhang, L., Qiu, T.*, Chen, B. (2013). Modeling and Prediction of Product Yields for HCTO Pyrolysis in Tubular Cracking Reactor. In 6th International Conference on Process Systems Engineering (PSE ASIA), 25 - 27 June 2013, Kuala Lumpur. [link]

·     Zhang, L., & Chen, B.* (2012). Applications of Shannon's entropy theory to naphtha pyrolysis simulation. Chemical Engineering & Technology, 35(2), 281-286. (SCI) [link]

·     Zhang, L., Chen, B.*, & Qiu, T. (2012). A multi-scale model of naphtha pyrolysis process. In Computer Aided Chemical Engineering (Vol. 31, pp. 120-124). Elsevier. (CPCI) [link]

·     Peng, H., Zhang, L., Qiu, T.*, & Chen, B. (2011). Method of predicting equimolecular mixture of ethylene cracking feedstock. CIESC Journal, 12, 3447-3451. (EI) [link]

·     Zhang, L., Chen, B.*, & Qiu, T. (2011). Reaction network model reduction based on PCA. CIESC Journal, 1, 023. (EI) [link]


Education Background

  • 2009.9 -- 2014.7

    Tsinghua University       Chemical Engineering       Doctoral Degree

  • 2005.9 -- 2009.7

    Tsinghua University       Chemical Engineering       Bachelor's Degree

  • 2002.9 -- 2005.7

    Jilin Jiang Cheng Middle School

Work Experience

  • 2017.3 -- 2017.3

    Dalian University of Technology      School of Chemical Engineering      副教授      Associate Professor

  • 2016.1 -- 2017.3

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology      Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering      博士后      Postdoc

  • 2014.9 -- 2015.12

    Technical University of Denmark      Department of Chemcial and Biochemical Engineering      博士后      Postdoc

Research Group