Xuming Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interests

1. Non-thermal plasma for environmental remediation & fuel reforming:

  • Plasma assisted fuel reforming;
  • VOCs removal;
  • PM 2.5 control;
  • Flue gas emission control.

2. Development of pulsed power system:

  • 200 kV MARX generator for plasma drilling;
  • Multi-gap spark switches for plasma drilling (20J/pulse);
  • Differentiating-integrating (DI) system for measuring fast, high amplitude voltage and current waveform

Selected Publications

  • The reformation of liquid hydrocarbons in an aqueous discharge reactor
    X.  Zhang and M. S. Cha
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., (2015)
  • Aerosol emission and collection in styrene-contaminated air remediation with a multi-stage plasma system
    Xuming Zhang, Yifan Huang, Zhen Liu, Keping Yan
    Journal of Electrostatics, (2015)
  • Partial oxidation of methane in a temperature-controlled dielectric barrier discharge reactor, 
    X.  Zhang and M. S. Cha
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, 3447-3454, (2015)


Ph.D., Plasma application, Zhejiang university, China, 2015

Professional Profile

2011-2016  : Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Memberships

Combustion institute

KAUST Affiliations

Clean combustion research center (CCRC)