Jinxing Huang

Senior Advisor

Jinxing Huang is a Senior Advisor at the Marine Renewable Energy Technology Group at CanmetENERGY-Ottawa. Jinxing is responsible for managing and conducting R&D on various marine energy projects.

Current research and/or projects

The Marine Renewable Energy Technology Group at CanmetENERGY-Ottawa is currently working in two main areas:

  • Performing the marine renewable energy resource assessment

  • Supporting the demonstration of tidal current energy and river hydrokinetic energy technologies

Research and/or project statements

Contributions to science within Government of Canada:

  • Analyzed costs associated to river-hydrokinetic energy production
  • Performed numerical analysis to determine the performance and cavitation characteristics of hydrokinetic turbines
  • Contributed to the development of numerical models and guidelines for river-hydrokinetic turbines array configuration

Education and awards

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Specialized in Hydraulic Machines, Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics, National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Lyon, France

Key publications

Solving Small Hydro Problems with Computational Fluid Dynamics, Hydro Review, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Bennett, K. J., Swiderski, J. A. and Huang, J. , March 2002

Optimization of An Axial Flow Hydraulic Turbine Design Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Waterpower XIII, Buffalo, New York, USA, July 2003

Francis Turbine Upgrade for Lushui Generating Station by using Computational Fluid Dynamics. The Great Wall World Renewable Energy Forum (GWREF), October 2006, Beijing, China

Canadian emerging hydraulic energy R&D program, The Second Hydro Power for Today Conference, Hangzhou International centre, International Network on Small Hydro Power (IN-SHP), October 19-22, 2006

Application of Fish Friendly Criteria in the Design of a “Vaneless” Turbine, HydroVision 2006, July 31–August 4, 2006, Portland, Oregon, USA

Better Turbines for Small Hydro,Tung, Tony T. P., J. Huang, C. Handler, and G. Ranjitkar. 2007, Hydro Review, March 2007

Development of an axial-flow low head fish friendly pit turbine, 24th Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems of International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR), October 27-31, 2008, Foz Do Iguassu, Brazil

Development of an Exit Stay Apparatus for Francis Turbines, Richard Fraser, Claire Deschênes, Alexander Gokhman and Jinxing Huang, HydroVision 2008, July 14-18, 2008, Sacramento, California, USA

Development of an axial-flow low head fish friendly pit turbine, Jinxing Huang, Jacek Swiderski, Tony Tung and Cynthia, 24th Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems of International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR), October 27-31, 2008, Foz Do Iguassu, Brazil

Canadian Low Head Hydro Potential, Barriers and Solutions, Jinxing Huang, Ghanashyam Ranjitkar, Cynthia Handler, and Melanie Nadeau, Hidroenergia 2010, June 16-19, 2010, Lausanne, Switzerland

Numerical prediction of a bulb turbine performance hill chart through RANS simulations, 26th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems, Guénette, V., Houde, S., Ciocan, G.D., Dumas, G., Huang, J., Deschênes, C., August 2012, Beijing, China

On the scaling-up, hydrodynamic similarity laws of designing vertical hydrokinetic turbines, Amir Hossein Birjandi1, Eric Louis Bibeau and Jinxing Huang, Asian Wave and Tidal Conference November 27-30, 2012 Jeju, Korea

Performance Prediction and Scaling of Vertical Axis Hydrokinetic Turbines, Jinxing Huang, Patrick Boisvert,Voytek Klaptocz, Timothy Waung, European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, September 2-5, 2013, Aalborg, Denmark

Parametric Wall Shear Stress Characterization of the Rotating Cage Test Method, Allan Runstedtler, Jinxing Huang, Patrick Boisvert, Nicholas Senior, Corrosion Journal, manuscript submitted and accepted in 2018.  

Language

English
French