Jinwen Chen

Natural Resources Canada, Canada


Jinwen Chen received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering in 1990 from Tianjin University, China. After graduation, Dr. Chen worked as an Assistant/Associate Professor at the same university for 5 years. For the following 4 years he worked as a Research Associate at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo, USA, and the University of Calgary, Canada. He joined CanmetENERGY, a Canadian federal government research organization, as a Research Scientist in 1999 and has been working there ever since. Dr. Chen is now a Senior Research Scientist, Section Head, and Project Leader at CanmetENERGY. During the past 23 years, Dr. Chen accomplished numerous government and industrial clients funded research projects. His expertise covers many research areas related to the chemical, petrochemical, and petroleum refining industries. His research expertise includes bitumen and heavy oil upgrading; petroleum distillate hydroprocessing and fluid catalytic cracking; process modeling, simulation, and optimization; vapor-liquid phase equilibrium in hydroprocessing reactors; multiphase reactor design and modeling; catalysis and kinetics; CFD simulation, computer programming, and mathematical and numerical computation; and flow dynamics in multiphase chemical reactors. Dr. Chen has published over 150 journal papers and conference proceeding papers, completed many industrial client reports, and made numerous presentations at international conferences. He has organized many workshops, symposiums, and technical sessions for international conferences. He has also severed as a member of expert panels for a number of international committees and as an expert to be invited by many international journals to review manuscripts for publication.

Biography Updated on 5 September 2013

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