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Kaiwu Huang

Research Associate
410 Old Turner Street,
311B Holden Hall

Expertise

Flotation, Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Process Simulation, Dewatering

Education

B.S. Mineral Processing Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology (Beijing), 2013

M.S. Mining & Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2015

Ph.D. Mining & Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2019

 

  • Deinking Flotation for Paper Recycling
  • Critical Material Recovery from Coal and Its Byproducts
  • Novel Flotation Reagents Development
  • Ultrafine Coal Dewatering
  • Huang, K., Keles, S., Noble, A., and Yoon, R.-H., “Development of a Flotation Simulator That Can Predict Grade vs. Recovery Curves from Mineral Liberation Data”, Minerals Engineering, 2022, 107510
  • Huang, K., and Yoon, R.-H, “Control of Air Bubble ζ-Potential to Improve Bubble-Particle Interactions”, Minerals Engineering, 2020, 106295.
  • Huang, K., and Yoon, R.-H., “Surface Forces in the Thin Liquid Films (TLFs) of Water Confined between n-Alkane Drops and Hydrophobic Gold Surfaces”, Langmuir, 35, 2019, 15681-15691,
  • Huang, K., and Yoon, R.-H., “Effect of ζ-Potentials on Bubble-Particle Interactions”, Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, 36, 2019, 21-34.
  • Park, S., Huang, K. and Yoon, R.-H., “Predicting bubble coarsening in flotation froth: Effect of contact angle and particle size”, Minerals Engineering, 127, 2018, 256-264.
  • Huang, K., Pan, L. and Yoon, R.-H., “A capillary flow model for filtration”, Minerals Engineering, 115, 2018, 88-96.
  • Yoon, R.H., Soni, G., Huang, K., Park, S. and Pan, L., “Development of a turbulent flotation model from first principles and its validation”, International Journal of Mineral Processing, 156, 2016, 43-51.
  • Xie, W., He, X., Huang, K., Zhang, Y., Liu, C., “Research on environmental friendly flotation agent”, Advanced Materials Research, 421, 2012, 810-814.
  • Xie, W., Huang, K., Wang, D., Zhang, Y., Liu, X., “Study on flotation properties of emulsified diesel oil”, Energy Procedia, 14, 2012, 750-755.