Personal Information

Jinjia Wei

Xi’an Jiaotong University, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology. State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering.


Research Interests

Surfactant Drag Reduction and Rheology

Solar Thermal Power

Enhancement of Boiling Heat Transfer

Multiphase Flow and Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow

CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), BDS (Brownian Dynamics Simulation)



  1. Liejin Guo, Jinjia Wei, Ximin Zhang, Yueshe Wang, Jiabin Fang. Protection system for startup and operation of a solar cavity reciever, Patent No.201010616526.4, China
  2. Jinjia Wei, Jianfeng Wang, Jiabin Fang, Xiufeng Gao. Experimental setup for measuring the drag reduction characteristics of surfactant flow, Patent No.200910022073.X, China
  3. Jinjia Wei, Mingjun Pang, Xiufeng Gao, Jiabin Fang. Increasing speed of hovercraft body by using three segment wake flow, Patent No.200910023232.8, China
  4. Liejin Guo, Jinjia Wei, Ximin Zhang, Yueshe Wang, Jiabin Fang. A device for simulating the performance of solar cavity receiver., Patent No.200910021308.3, China
  5. Jinjia Wei, Mingjun Pang, Xiufeng Gao, Jiabin Fang. Heat transfer enhanement method and devices for surfactant drag-reducing flow, Patent No.200810232197.6, China
  6. Jinjia Wei, Yanfang Xue, Jiabin Fang, Xiufeng Gao, Minzhe Yuan. A new surface microstructure and its fabrication method for enhancing boiling heat transfer, Patent No.200810236502.9, China
  7. Xiufeng Gao, Yongzhang Yu, Jinjia Wei, Shiyu Feng, Zhaolin Gu. An independent exhaust components for Calor compressor, Patent No.200810150321.4, China
  8. Zhaolin Gu, Jinjia Wei, Yun Li, Yongzhang Yu. A centrifugal steam mixer heat pump, Patent No.97242088.6, China
  9. Y. Kawaguchi, J. J. Wei. A program for evaluating thermal storage system, No.H16PRO 235, AIST, Japan




  1. Fengchen Li, Bo Yu, Jinjia Wei, Yasuo Kawaguchi. Theory and technique of surfactant drag-reducing flow, Wiley, 2012
  2. Jinjia Wei, Bo Yu, Yasuo Kawaguchi. Drag reduction of turbulent flow by additives, Special issue of Journal Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011
  3. Jinjia Wei, Chengwei Zhang, Yasuo Kawaguchi. Brownian dynamics simulation of surfactant micellar microstructure and rheology, Chapter 8 of Brownian Motion: Theory, Modelling and Applications, Nova publisher, ISBN: 978-1-61209-537-0, 2011, pp.205-226
  4. Jinjia Wei, Yanfang Xue. Enhanced boiling heat transfer from micro-pin- finned silicon chips, Chapter 3 of Heat transfer–Theoretical Analysis, Experimental Investigation and Industrial Systems, Intech publisher, ISBN 978-953-307-226-5, 2011, pp. 33-50
  5. Jinjia Wei, Bo Yu, Wenquan Tao. Further improvement of boundedness conditions of discretization schemes of convective term, Section 2.5 of Multiscale numerical simulation of heat transfer and flow problems: method and application, Science Press, Beijing, ISBN:978-7-03-023113-0, 2009, pp. 122-136 (In Chinese)


Journal Article/s:

  1. Baojin Qi, Jinjia Wei, Li Zhang, Hong Xu. A Fractal Dropwise Condensation Heat Transfer Model Including the Effects of Contact Angle and Drop Size Distribution, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 2015, 83: 259-272
  2. N. Tu, J. J. Wei*, J. B. Fang. Numerical investigation on uniformity of heat flux for semi-gray surfaces inside a solar cavity receiver,Solar Energy, 2015, 112: 128-143
  3. H. R. Liu, A. Mahdi, J. J. Wei. Tandem cylinder aerodynamic sound control using porous coating, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2015, 334: 190-201
  4. D. W. Jing, Y. Hu, M. C. Liu, J. J. Wei*, L. J. Guo. Preparation of highly dispersed nanofluid and CFD study of its utilization in a concentrating PV/T system, Solar Energy, accepted
  5. Z. Z. Li, J. J. Wei*, B. Yu. Direct Numerical Study of the effects of Particle Parameters on Particle-laden Channel Flow, Particulate Science and Technology, 2015, 33 (4): 357-368
  6. Y. H. Zhang, J. J. Wei*, X. Kong, L. Guo. Confined Submerged Jet Impingement Boiling of Subcooled FC-72 over Micro-Pin-Finned Surfaces, Heat Transfer Engineering
  7. X. Lv, J. J. Wei*. Experimental Study on a Novel Loop Heat Pipe with both Flat Evaporator and Boiling Pool, International Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 79: 54-63
  8. N. Tu, J. J. Wei*. J. B. Fang, Numerical study on thermal performance of a solar cavity receiver with different depth, Appliede Thermal Engineering, 2014, 72 (1): 20-28
  9. Y. H. Zhang, J. J. Wei*, Y. F. Xue, X. Kong, J. F. Zhao. Bubble Dynamics in Nucleate Pool Boiling on Micro-Pin-Finned Surfaces in Microgravity, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014, 70: 172-182
  10. B. C. Shi, J. J. Wei*. A Modified Optical Flow Algorithm based on Bilateral-Filter and Multi-resolution Analysis for PIV Image Processing, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 2014, 38: 121-130
  11. M. J. Pang, J. J. Wei*, B. Yu, Numerical study on modulation of microbubbles on turbulence frictional drag in a horizontal channel, Ocean Engineering, 2014, 81: 58-68
  12. H. R. Liu, J. J. Wei*, Z. G. Qu. The Interaction of Porous Material Coating with the Near Wake of Bluff Body, ASME J Fluid Engineering, 2014, 136 (2): 021302
  13. J. B. Fang, N. Tu, J. J. Wei*. Effects of Absorber Emissivity on Thermal Performance of a Solar Cavity Receiver, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics. 2014
  14. N. Xu, J. J. Wei*. Time-dependent shear induced non-linear viscosity effects in dilute CTAC/NaSal solutions: mechanism analyses. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014
  15. B. C. Shi, J. J. Wei*. Numerical simulation of 3D solid-liquid turbulent flow in a low specific speed centrifugal pump - Performance comparison of four geometric models. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014
  16. B. C. Shi, J. J. Wei*. Numerical simulation of 3D solid-liquid turbulent flow in a low specific speed centrifugal pump-Flow field analysis. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014
  17. M. J. Pang, J. J. Wei. A Mechanism on Liquid-Phase Turbulence Modulation by Microbubbles, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014
  18. M. J. Pang, J. J. Wei. Study on Liquid Turbulence Modulation by Microbubbles in Different Turbulence Layers, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014
  19. L. P. Wei, Y. J. Lu, J. J. Wei. Numerical study on laminar free convection heat transfer between sphere particle and high pressure water in pseudo-critical zone. Thermal Science, 2014, 18 (4): 1293-1303
  20. L. P. Wei, Y. J. Lu, J. J. Wei. Flow Separation from a Spherical Particle in Supercritical Water. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2014, 92 (11): 2273-3382
  21. C. W. Zhang, J. J. Wei*. Mesoscale simulation study of the structure and rheology of dilute solutions of flexible micelles, Chemical Engineering Science, 2013, 102: 543-550
  22. M. J. Pang, J. J. Wei*, Experimental investigation on the turbulence channel flow laden with small bubbles by PIV. Chemical Engineering Science, 2013, 94: 302–315
  23. Y. F. Xue, J. F. Zhao, J. J. Wei*, Y. H. Zhang, B. J. Qi, Experimental Study of Nucleate Pool Boiling of FC-72 On Micro-pin-finned Surface Under Microgravity, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 2013, 63: 425-433
  24. N. Tu, J. J. Wei*, J. B. Fang. Experimental and Numerical Study on the Thermal Performance of a Water/Steam Cavity Receiver, Energies, 2013, 6: 1198-1216
  25. J. B. Fang, J. J. Wei*, N. Tu. Numerical Investigation of Start-Up Performance of a Solar Cavity Receiver, Renewable Energy, 2013, 53: 35-42
  26. B. C. Shi, J. J. Wei*. 3D-turbulent Flow Modeling in the Separation Column of a Circumfluent Cyclone, Powder Technology,2013, 235: 82-90
  27. M. J. Pang, J. J. Wei*, B. Yu. Turbulence modulation by small bubbles in the vertical upward channel flow. Advance in Mechanical Engineering, 2013, 2013: 1-8
  28. L. P. Wei, Y. J. Lu, J. J. Wei. Numerical Study on the Mixed Convection Heat Transfer between a Sphere particle and High Pressure Water in Pseudo-critical Zone, Advance in Mechanical Engineering, 2013
  29. Lu Y. J., Zhao L., Han Q., Wei L. P., Zhang X. M., Guo L. J., Wei. J. J. Minimum fluidization velocities for supercritical water fluidized bed within the range of 633-693K and 23-27MPa, Int J Multiphase Flow, 2013, 49: 78-82
  30. Li R. B., Zhang S. J., Guo L. J., Wei J. J. Numerical study of magnesium (Mg) production by the Pidgeon process: Impact of heat transfer on Mg reduction process, Int J Heat Mass Transfer, 2013, 59 (1): 328-337