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2021 Multiphase Flow Science Workshop (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

All times are Eastern Daylight Time

Session Chair - William Rogers

10:00-10:20 AM
Welcome and Introduction
Madhava Syamlal, NETL

10:20-11:00 AM
Keynote Presentation: Multiscale Modeling & Simulations of Multiphase Flow at Unprecedented Resolution Using Machine Learning

S. Balachandar, University of Florida

11:00-11:20 AM
A Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) based Drag Model for Particle-Fluid Two-Phase Flow
FeiFei Song, Tianjin University of Technology

Stochastic Modeling of Drag Forces in Euler-Lagrange Simulations of Particle-Laden Flows
Aaron Lattanzi1, Vahid Tavanashad2, Shankar Subramaniam2, and Jesse Capecelatro1, 1University of Michigan, 2Iowa State University

11:40-12:00 AM
Deep Learning Methods for Predicting Fluid Forces in Dense Ellipsoidal Particle Suspensions
Neil Ashwin Raj, Ze Cao, Nikhil Muralidhar, Danesh Tafti, Anuj Karpatne, Virginia Tech

12:00-12:20 AM
A Machine Learning-based Interaction Model for Non-spherical Particles in Incompressible Flow
Soohwan Hwang, Jianhua Pan, Liang-Shih Fan, The Ohio State University

12:20-12:40 AM
Physics Guided Neural Networks for Spherical Particle Drag Force Prediction in Assembly
Nikhil Muralidhar, Jie Bu, Ze Cao, Long He ,Neil Ashwin Raj, Naren Ramakrishnan, Danesh Tafti, Anuj Karpatne, Virginia Tech

Session Chair - Mehrdad Shahnam

1:00-1:20 PM
CFD-Population Balance Modelling of Carbon Dioxide Dissolution for Geologic Sequestration
Alexander Vikhansky 1, Dmitry Eskin2, Aditya Budaraju 3, Yuri Leonenko4, 1Siemens Digital Industries Software, 2The University of The West Indies, 3Siemens Digital Industries Software, 4University of Waterloo

1:20-1:40 PM
Numerical Simulation of Rock Fracture Coverage with Proppants during Hydraulic Fracturing
Farid Rousta,1 Amir A. Mofakham,1 Dustin Crandall,2 Goodarz Ahmadi1, 1 Clarkson University, 2 National Energy Technology Laboratory

1:40-2:00 PM
Numerical Simulation of Oil Well Cementing and Gas Migration Process
Amir A. Mofakham,1 Farid Rousta,1 Mehrdad Massoudi,2 Eilis Rosenbaum,2 Barbara Kutchko,2 Goodarz Ahmadi1*,1 Clarkson University, 2 National Energy Technology Laboratory,  *Presenter

2:00-2:20 PM
Calibration of A Particle-In-Cell Simulation Model for Gravitational Settling Bed Application
Aytekin Gel, Avinash Vaidheeswaran, Mary Ann Clarke, National Energy Technology Laboratory

2:20-2:40 PM
An Open-source One-dimensional Model for Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactors
Gavin M. Wiggins1 and Cornelius Emeka Agu2, 1Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2Abbon AS

2:40-3:00 PM
Simulation-Based Digital Twins for Improved Asset Operation and Maintenance Management
Anchal Jatale, Ansys Inc.

Session Chair - Deepthi Chandramouli

3:20-3:40 PM
Multi-Fidelity Uncertainty Quantification for Gas-Solid Flows
Yuan Yao, Xun Huan, Jesse Capecelatro, University of Michigan

3:40-4:00 PM
The “Gravity” of Combustion, Fluid and Soft Matter Research
John B. McQuillen1, Daniel L. Dietrich1, Suman Sinharay2, 1NASA Glenn Research Center, 2Universities Space Research Association

4:00-4:20 PM
Violent Fluidization and Erosion in Plume Surface Interactions
Matt Forman, Juan Sebastian Rubio, Miguel X. Diaz-Lopez, Rui Ni Johns Hopkins University

4:20-4:40 PM
ACCESS: Autonomous Characteristics and Calibration using Evolutionary Simulation Software
Andrei Leonard Nicusan, University of Birmingham, UK

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

All times are Eastern Daylight Time

Session Chair - Mary Ann Clarke

10:00-10:20 AM
Heat and Mass Transfer in High-Temperature Particle–Gas Flows Under High-Flux Irradiation
Jingjing Chen1, Apurv Kumar1,2, Joe Coventry1, Wojciech Lipinski1, 1The Australian National University, 2Federation University Australia

10:20-10:40 AM
CFD Modelling Biomass Gasification and Combustion with an Intra-particle Heterogenous Structure-Based Particle Model
Hao Luo1, Xinyan Liu1, Weigang Lin2, Kim Dam-johanson2, Hao Wu, 1Wuhan University of Science and Technology, 2Technical University of Denmark

10:40-11:00 AM
Numerical Investigation into Biomass Gasification Using Fluidized Bed Gasifier
Hira Jaffer, M. Wasim Tahir*
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, *Presenter

11:00-11:20 AM
A Method to Predict Fluidized Bed Particle Collision Speeds and Their Propensity to Agglomerate
Allan Runstedtler, Marc A. Duchesne Natural Resources Canada/CanmetENERGY

11:20-11:40 AM
A New Multiphase CFD Erosion Model for Predicting Material Erosion from Sand Slurries
Amy B. McCleney, Southwest Research Institute

11:40-12:00 PM
Mixture Multiphase Model for Different Flow Regimes
Stephan Weller, Siemens Digital Industries Software

12:00-12:20 PM
Investigating Errors and Convergence in Stochastic Lagrangian-Eulerian Methods for Disperse Multiphase Flows
Jairo Vanegas, Noah Van Dam, University of Massachusetts Lowell

12:20-12:40 PM
On the Effect of Particle Froude Number in Sub-Grid Modeling of Gas-Solid Fluidized Flows
Christian C. Milioli, Fernando E. Milioli, University of Sao Paulo

Session Chair - Avinash Vaidheeswaran

1:00-1:20 PM
Self-Disturbance Corrected Two-Way Coupled Euler-Lagrange Approach for Particle-Laden Flows with Heat Transfer on Arbitrary Shaped Grids
Sourabh V. Apte, Oregon State University

1:20-1:40 PM
Critical Sticking and Critical Slipping Convection Modes in Continuous Spatial Particle Atomic Layer Deposition
Julia Hartig, Davis C. Conklin, Alan W. Weimer, University of Colorado

1:40-2:00 PM
Computational Modeling of Structured Flow Phenomena in Vibrated Fluidized Beds
Qiang Guo, Yuxuan Zhang, Christopher M. Boyce, Columbia University

2:00-2:20 PM
An Easily Implementable General Self-induced Perturbation Correction Model for a Finite-sized Particle in Two-way Coupled Euler-Lagrange Simulations
Kai Liu1,2, S. Balachandara1, 1University of Florida, 2 Zhejiang University

2:20-2:40 PM
Simulation and Modeling of Thermally Evolving, Moderately Dense Gas-Particle Flows
Sarah Beetham, Aaron Lattanzi, Jesse Capecelatro, University of Michigan

2:40-3:00 PM
Experimental Investigations of Settling Non-spherical Particles
Xu Xu, Jiacai Lu, Gretar Tryggvason, Rui Ni, Johns Hopkins University

Session Chair - Steven Rowan

Denoising and Fuel Spray Droplet Detection from Light-Scattered Images Using Deep Learning
Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Purdue University

3:40-4:00 PM
Experimentally Measuring Contact Slipping and Rolling in Three-Dimensional Granular Spheres
Zackery A. Benson, Anton Peshkov, Nicole Yunger Halpern, Derek C. Richardson, Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland

4:00-4:20 PM
Fragmentation in Turbulence by Small Eddies
Yinghe Qi, Noah Corbitt, Carl Urbanik, Shiyong Tan, Ashwanth Salibindla, Rui Ni, Johns Hopkins University

4:20-4:40 PM
Interactions between Liquid Interfaces and Shock-Laden Supersonic Flows: Near-Field Interfacial Physics
Prashant Khare, University of Cincinnati

4:40-5:00 PM
Simulation of the Transcritical Shock-Droplet Interaction
Bradley Boyd, Dorrin Jarrahbashi, Texas A&M University

Thursday, August 5, 2021

All times are Eastern Daylight Time

Session Chair - Jeff Dietlker

10:00-10:20 AM
CFD-DEM Simulation and Experiment of Wet Particle Fluidization in Liquid-Injected Fluidized Beds
Leina Hua,1 Qiushi Xu,1,2 Raffaella Ocone,3 Ning Yang1,2
1Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3Heriot-Watt University

10:20-10:40 AM
The Structures of Pebbles Using the DEM Coupled with CFD for the Pebble Bed Reactors
Kyoung O. Lee, Benjamin S. Collins, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

10:40-11:00 AM
Flow patterns of capsule-shaped particle
Govind Sharma, Bahni Ray, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

11:00-11:20 AM
Numerical Modeling of Cavitation and Two-phase Flow using a Multiscale Approach
Jingsen Ma, Chao-Tsung Hsiao, Georges L. Chahine, Dynaflow, Inc.

11:20-11:40 AM
Interface Retaining Coarsening for Gas-Liquid Multiphase Flows
Xianyang Chen, Jiacai Lu, Gretar Tryggvason, Johns Hopkins University

11:40-12:00 PM
An Experimental and Computational Study of Supercritical Methane Injection Characteristics in CO2 Environment
Gihun Kim1, Nelson Longmire2, Ritesh Ghorpade1, K. R. V. Manikantachari1, Daniel Banuti2, Subith Vasu1,
1 University of Central Florida, 2University of New Mexico

12:00-12:20 PM
Recent Advances in Positron Emission Particle Tracking for the Three-Dimensional Imaging of Industrial and Scientific Systems
C.R.K. Windows-Yule, J.P.K. Seville, A.L. Nicuşan. D. Werner and M.T. Herald, The University of Birmingham, UK

12:20-12:40 PM
Quantifying the Effects of Transient Heating Conditions on Microchannel Flow Boiling Instabilities
Todd A. Kingston, Iowa State University

Session Chair - Subhodeep Banerjee

1:00-1:20 PM
CPFD Analysis of a Commercial Scale Plug Flow Internal Recirculation Reactor for Use in Pressurized Chemical Looping Combustion
C. J. McIntyre1, A. Kokourine1, N. Bond2, S. Champagne2 R.W. Hughes2 1Hatch, Ltd., 2Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY

1:20-1:40 PM
Cold Flow Investigations of a Plug Flow Reactor with Internal Recirculation for Pressurized Chemical Looping
Scott Champagne1, Robin Hughes1, Amanda Alain1, Nicole Bond1, Christopher McIntyre2, Steven Montero1, 1Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, 2Hatch, Ltd.

1:40-2:00 PM
A Numerical Study on Regenerator in the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Process
Babak Kashir1, Raj Venuturumilli2, Samir Khanna3, Alberto Passalacqua1, Rodney O Fox1, 1Iowa State University, 2BP, Naperville, IL, 3BP, Houston, TX

2:00-2:20 PM
An Open-Source Library for Multi-Step Reactions in Spherical and Cylindrical Particles
John Wakefield1, Aaron Lattanzi1, Brennan Pecha2, Peter Ciesielski2, Jesse Capecelatro1, 1University of Michigan, 2National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2:20-2:40 PM
CFD Simulation of Electrostatic Charging in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds
Fahad Chowdhury1, Manjil Ray2*, Alberto Passalacqua2, Andrew Sowinski1, Poupak Mehrani1, 1University of Ottawa, 2Iowa State University, *speaker

Session Chair - Yupeng Xu

3:20-3:40 PM
Virus Transmission: How Airborne is “Airborne”?
V. Kotteda1, A. Badhan2, V. Kumar 2,3, C. Harris3, H. Janssen4
1University of Wyoming, 2University of Texas at El Paso, 3DeepVein Inc, 4Texas Tech University

3:40-4:00 PM
Accurate Drag, Lift, and Torque Correlations for the Family of Prolate Spheroids up to High Reynolds Numbers
Sathish K. P. Sanjeevi¹, Jean F. Dietiker¹, Johan T. Padding², 1National Energy Technology Laboratory, 2Delft University of Technology

4:00-4:20 PM
Sensitivity Analysis of MFiX-PIC Parameters Using Nodeworks, PSUADE, and DAKOTA
Aytekin Gel, Justin Weber, Avinash Vaidheeswaran, National Energy Technology Laboratory

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