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Cheng-Xian (Charlie) Lin

Cheng-Xian (Charlie) Lin

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Florida International University

Phone: (305) 348-0537

Fax: (305) 348-1932

College of Engineering and Computing
10555 W. Flagler St, EC3445
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33174



Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Chongqing University, PRC, 1992 , M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, PRC, 1988

Research Interests:

Solar and Geothermal Energy Utilization, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion, Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer, HVAC, Building Energy Simulation.

Publications List:

K. Moradi, M.A. Ebadian, and C.X. Lin, A Review of PV/T Technologies: Effects of Control Parameters, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 64, pp. 483-500, 2013.

M.A. Ebadian, and C.X. Lin, A Review of High Heat-Flux Heat Removal Technologies, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 133, 110801 (11 pages), 2011.

A.J. Baker, C.X. Lin, J.A. Orzechowski, and C. Gordon, Fully Coupled 3-D Conjugate Heat Transfer Algorithm for Vertical Geothermal Heat Exchanger Performance Prediction, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 147-167, 2011.

C.X. Lin, R.J. Holder, B. Sekar, J. Zelina, M. D. Polanka, H.J. Thornburg, and A.M. Briones, Heat Release in Turbine Cooling II: Numerical Details of Secondary Combustion Surrounding Shaped Holes, J. Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, No.2, pp.269-281, 2011.

S. Zhang and C.X. Lin, Application of Lattice Boltzmann Method in Indoor Air Flow Simulation, HVAC&R Research, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 825-841, 2010.

C.X. Lin and R.J. Holder, Reacting Turbulent Flow and Thermal Field in a Channel with Inclined Bluff Body Flame Holders, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 132, No. 9, 091203 (11 pages), 2010.

C.X. Lin and M.A. Ebadian, A Numerical Study of Developing Slurry Flow in the Entrance Region of a Horizontal Pipe, Computers & Fluids, Vol. 37, No. 8, pp. 965-974, 2008.

H. Sapmaz, C. Ghenai, and C. X. Lin, Measurement of Soot Volume Fraction in Pulsed Diffusion Flame by Laser Induced Incandescence, Exp. Fluids, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 137-144, 2008.

C.X. Lin and M.A. Ebadian, Condensation Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of R134a in Annular Helicoidal Pipe at Different Orientations, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 50, No. 21-22, pp. 4256-4264, 2007.

R.K. Duggirala, C. X. Lin, and C. Ghenai, Investigation of Double Diffusive Convection during the Solidification of a Binary Mixture (NH4Cl-H2O) in a Trapezoidal Cavity, Exp. Fluids, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 918-927, 2006.

P. S. Skudarnov and C. X. Lin, Drag Reduction by Gas Injection into Turbulent Boundary Layer: Density Ratio Effect, Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 436-444, 2006.

V. Jain and C. X. Lin, Numerical Modeling of Three-Dimensional Compressible Gas Flow in Microchannels, J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 16, pp. 292-302, 2006.

B. Zheng, C. X. Lin, and M.A. Ebadian, Combined Turbulent Forced Convection and Thermal Radiation in a Curved Pipe with Uniform Wall Temperature, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 44, pp. 149-167, 2003.

L. J. Li, C. X. Lin and M. A. Ebadian, Turbulent Heat Transfer to near Critical Water in a Heated Curved Pipe under the Conditions of Mixed Condition, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 42, pp. 3147-3158, 1999.

C. X. Lin, S.Y. Ko and F. K. Tsou, Experimental Investigation of the Laminar Flow Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Small-Scale Square Duct with Aqueous Carbopol Solutions, J. Heat Transfer, Vol. 118, No.3, pp.555-561, 1996.

C. X. Lin, S.Y. Ko and M. D. Xin, Effects of Surface Radiation on Turbulent Free Convection in an Open-Ended Cavity, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol.21, No.1, pp.117-129, 1994.