Dr Qingchun Yuan

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Office room: MB126A
Phone number: 0121 204 3385
Email address: q.yuan@aston.ac.uk



Dr. Yuan recently joined the Group of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at Aston University. Prior to this, she worked in the field of colloidal and nanoparticle formulation and engineering as a Research Fellow in the Institute of Particle Science and Engineering at University of Leeds for 7 years. She has a First and Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering and Fuel Processing, and her PhD Degree was in Polymer Science and Engineering. Before pursuing her PhD study, she did teaching and research in Chemical Engineering at Liaoning University of Science and Technology for more than 10 years.


Qualifications & Education

  • Fellow of the HEAUK, March 2012
  • PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering, The Nottingham Trent University, 2005
  • Masters Degree in Fuel Processing, Dalian University of Technology, China, 1986-1989
  • MEng in Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 1986


Teaching activity Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Chemical process and equipment design
  • Advance process design
  • MEng research projects


Research interests and PhD supervision 

My expertise is on interfacial phenomena in colloidal and nanoparticle formulation and engineering. My research has been focused on fundamentals and applications of different dispersion systems for petroleum production (nanofluids), controlled delivery, polymeric composites and catalysis in fuel production. I provide supervision for PhD study in these aspects.