Biao SHEN (沈 飈)

Assistant Professor

Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy
Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering
Graduate School of Science and Technology
University of Tsukuba

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Profile

Born in Shanghai, China on April 30, 1983. Graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong university, China with a B. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering in 2005, and later earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the same university in 2013. Joined Kyushu University, Japan as a postdoctoral research associate in 2013, under the supervision of Prof. Yasuyuki Takata. Promoted to Assistant Professor in 2018. Moved to the University of Tsukuba, Japan in 2020. Active in the research fields of boiling heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, optical flow diagnostics, cryogenics engineering.

EDUCATION

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China — Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2013
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China — B. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, 2005

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Assistant Professor — March 2020-present
Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, the University of Tsukuba, Japan

Assistant Professor — November 2018-February 2020
International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER), Kyushu University, Japan

Postdoctoral Research Associate — February 2014-October 2018
International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER), Kyushu University, Japan

Postdoctoral Research Associate — October 2013-January 2014
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Member of American Physical Society (APS) — April 2014-present
Member of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) — April 2017-present
Member of the Heat Transfer Society of Japan (HTSJ) — April 2017-present
Member of the Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow (JSMF)— May 2021-present

Selected papers
  1. B. Shen, T. Hamazaki, K. Kamiya, S. Hidaka, K. Takashi, Y. Takata, J. Nunomura, A. Fukatsu, and Y. Betsuki, “Persistent reduction of boiling incipience of ethanol on biphilic porous textured surfaces”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 142 (2021), 103739 (15 pages).
  2. B. Shen, N. Iwata, S. Hidaka, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Limited enhancement of subatmospheric boiling on treated structured surfaces with biphilic pattern”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 143 (2021), 101601 (12 pages).
  3. B. Shen, J. Liu, G. Amberg, M. Do-Quang, J. Shiomi, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata,“Contact-line behavior in boiling on a heterogeneous surface: Physical insights from diffuse-interface modeling”, Physical Review Fluids, 5, 033603 (23 pages).
  4. B. Shen, T. Mine, N. Iwata, S. Hidaka, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Deterioration of boiling heat transfer on biphilic surfaces under very low pressures”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 113 (2020), 110026 (9 pages).
  5. B. Shen, T. Hamazaki, W. Ma, N. Iwata, S. Hidaka, A. Takahara, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Enhanced pool boiling of ethanol on wettability-patterned surfaces”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 149 (2019), pp. 325-331.
  6. B. Shen, M. Yamada, T. Mine, S. Hidaka, M. Kohno, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Depinning of bubble contact line on a biphilic surface in subatmospheric boiling: Revisiting the theories of bubble departure”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,126 (2018), pp.715-720.
  7. B. Shen, M. Yamada, S. Hidaka, J. Liu, J. Shiomi, G. Amberg, M. Do-Quang, M. Kohno, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Early onset of nucleate boiling on gas- covered biphilic surfaces”, Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), 2036 (15 pages).
  8. B. Shen, B.J. Suroto, S. Hirabayashi, M. Yamada, S. Hidaka, M. Kohno, K. Takahashi, and Y. Takata, “Bubble activation from a hydrophobic spot at “negative“ surface superheats in subcooled boiling”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 88 (2015), pp.230-236.
  9. B. Shen and P. Zhang, “Three-dimensional thermoconvection from a non- uniformly heated plate near the liquid-vapor critical point”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 89 (2015), pp.136-153.
  10. B. Shen and P. Zhang, “Rayleigh-Bénard convection along the critical isochore of nitrogen in a shallow cavity”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55 (2012), pp.7151-7165.
  11. B. Shen and P. Zhang, “Thermoacoustic waves along the critical isochore”, Physical Review E, 83 (2011), 011115 (12 pages).
  12. B. Shen and P. Zhang, “Notable physical anomalies manifested in non-Fourier heat conduction under the dual-phase-lag model”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 51 (2008), pp.1713-1727.
Invited talks
  1. B. Shen, “Role of surface (wettability) engineering in boiling heat transfer enhancement,” NSF Thermal Transport Café, March 22, 2022.
  2. B. Shen, “Physical insights from diffuse-interface modeling of boiling on biphilic surfaces”, International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer (ISNMHMT) 2020, Ningbo, China, December 12, 2020.
  3. B. Shen, “Sudden heat transfer deterioration of boiling on heterogeneouswettability-patterned surfaces at very low pressures”, The 2nd International Symposium on Measurement Technology in Thermal Science and Engineering (MTTSE 2019), Dalian, China, November 16, 2019.
  4. B. Shen, “Active Manipulation of Bubble Behavior: How surface wettability patterning enhances boiling heat transfer”, Global Engineering Education in Thermal Engineering Field (Sakura Exchange Program in Science), Kyushu Institute of Technology, Tobata, Japan, August 27, 2019.
  5. B. Shen, “How boiling heat transfer is enhanced on biphilic surfaces: manipulation of bubble behavior using surface wettability patterning”, The 6th I2plus Workshop- Wetting and Related Phenomena, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan, May 9, 2019.
  6. B. Shen, “Enhanced Boiling on biphilic surfaces”, The 3rd workshop on phase- change interfaces,Sapporo, Japan, May 28, 2018.
  7. B. Shen, “Boiling on heterogeneous surfaces with mixed wettabilities”, INTERFACE Kick-off Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, April 19, 2018.
  8. B. Shen, “Boiling on surfaces with heterogeneous wettability”, HYDROGENIUS and I2CNER Joint Research Symposium, Fukuoka, Japan, February 2, 2018.
  9. B. Shen, “Role of surface wettability in boiling heat transfer enhancement”, International Symposium on Measurement Technology in Thermal Science Engineering (MTTSE-2017), Dalian, China, Nov. 11, 2017.
  10. B. Shen, “Negative-superheat boiling on biphilic surfaces”, Thermal issues for hydrogen and new refrigerants for energy systems, HYDROGENIUS and I2CNER Joint Research Symposium, Fukuoka, Japan, February 3, 2017.
  11. B. Shen, “Pool boiling on a biphilic surface”, Workshop on thermal issues for hydrogen and related energy systems, Fukuoka, Japan, June 2, 2015.
  12. B. Shen, “Pure Subcooled Boiling of Water Observed on a Surface with Mixed Wettability”, International Workshop on Phase Change and Wetting Phenomena, Fukuoka, Japan, June 2, 2015.
Awards
  1. Scientific Contribution Award of the Heat Transfer Society of Japan (日本伝熱学会学術賞), 2022
  2. The 14th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT 2019), Outstanding Paper Award, “Deterioration of boiling heat transfer on biphilic surfaces under very low pressures”, 2019.
  3. The 10th International Conference on Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer (ICBCHT 2018), Best Poster Presentation Award, “Effect of surface structure and oil viscosity during condensation on slippery lubrication-infused porous surfaces”,2018.
  4. Shanghai Municipal Education commission, China, Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Shanghai Municipality, 2016.
  5. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, Professor Xia-Anshi – Heatcraft Award, 2013.

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