Selected Publications


H.R. McLachlan and X. Ni, “On the effect of added impurity on crystal purity of urea in the oscillatory baffled crystallizer and stirred tank crystallizer”, Journal of Crystal Growth, Volume 442, 2016, 81-88.

C.J. Brown, J. A. Adelakun and X. Ni, “Characterization and modelling of antisolvent crystallization of salicylic acid in a continuous oscillatory baffled crystallizer”, Chemical Engineering and Processing, Volume 97, 2015, 180-186.

C.J. Brown, Y.C. Lee, Z. Nagy and X. Ni, “Evaluation of crystallisation kinetcis of adipic acid in an oscillatory baffled crystalliser”, Crystal Engineering Communications, Vol. 16, 2014, 8008-8014.

M. Manninen, E. Gorshkova, K. Immonen and X. Ni, "Evaluation of axial dispersion and mixing performance in oscillatory baffled reactors using CFD”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2013, 553-562.

C.J. Callahan and X. Ni, "Probing into nucleation mechanisms of cooling crystallisation of sodium chlorate in a stirred tank crystalliser and an oscillatory baffled crystalliser", Crystal Growth & Design, Vol. 12(5), 2012, 2525-2532.

C.J. Brown and X. Ni, “Online evaluation of paracetamol antisolvent crystallisation growth rate with video imaging in an oscillatory baffled crystalliser”, Crystal Growth & Design, Vol. 11, 2011, 719-725.

C.J. Brown and X. Ni, “Evaluating the rate of cyclopentane hydrate formation in an oscillatory baffled column using laser induced fluorescence and energy balance”, the Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 157, 2010, 131-139.

S. Lawson, G. Steele, P. Shering, I. Laird, L. Zhao and X. Ni, “Continuous crystallisation of pharmaceuticals using a continuous oscillatory baffled crystalliser”, Organic Process Research & Development, Vol. 13, 2009, 1357-1363.

X. Ni and A. Liao, “Effects of cooling rate and solution concentration on solution crystallisation of L-glutamic acid in an oscillatory baffled crystalliser”, Crystal Growth & Design, Vol. 8, No. 8, 2008, 2875-2881.

D. Mignard, L. Amin and X. Ni, "Determination of breakage rates of oil droplets in a continuous oscillatory baffled tube", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 61, 2006, 6902-6917.

H.K. Gaidhani, B. McNeil and X. Ni, “Fermentation of pullulan using an oscillatory baffled bioreactor”, the Chemical Engineering Research and Design,Vol. 83, 2005, 640-645.

M.J. Hounslow and X. Ni, "Population balance modelling of droplet coalescence and break-up in an oscillatory baffled reactor", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 59, 2004, 819-828.

X. Ni, H. Jian and A.W. Fitch, “Evaluation of turbulent integral length scale in an oscillatory baffled column using large eddy simulation and digital particle image velocimetry”, the Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Vol. 81, 2003, 842-853.

X. Ni, D. Mignard, B. Saye, J.C. Johnstone and N. Pereira, "On the evaluation of droplet breakage and coalescence rates in an oscillatory baffled reactor", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 57, 2002, 2101-2114.

X. Ni, Y. Sommer de Gelicourt, M.H.I. Baird and N.V.Rama Rao, "Scale- up of single phase axial dispersion in batch and continuous oscillatory baffled tubes", the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 79, 2001, 444-448.

X. Ni, D.C. Bennett, K.C. Symes and B.D. Grey, "On the inverse phase suspension polymerisation of acrylamide in a batch oscillatory baffled reactor", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.76, 2000, 1669-1676.

M. Erbeldinger, X. Ni and P. J. Halling, "Kinetics of enzymatic solid-to-solid peptide synthesis: inter-substrate compound, substrate ratio and mixing effects", Journal of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Vol. 63, 1999, 316-321.

X. Ni, Y. Zhang and I. Mustafa, "An investigation of droplet size and size distribution in methylmethacrylate suspensions in a batch oscillatory baffled reactor", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.53, 1998, 2903-2919.

X. Ni and P. Gough, "On the discussion of the dimensionless groups governing oscillatory flow in a baffled tube", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.52, 1997, 3209-3212.

X. Ni and S. Gao, "Scale up correlation for mass transfer coefficients in pulsed baffled reactors", the Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 63, 1996, 157-166.

S. Liu, X. Ni, C.A. Greated and P.J. Fryer, “Measurements of velocities of single particles for steady and oscillatory flows in plain and baffled tubes”, the Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Vol. 73, 1995, 727-732.

X. Ni, “Residence time distribution measurements in a pulsed baffled tube bundle”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Vol. 59, 1994, 213-221.

X. Ni and M.R. Mackley, “Chemical reaction in batch pulsatile flow and stirred tank reactors”, The Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 52, 1993, 107-114.

M.R. Mackley and X. Ni, "Mixing and dispersion in a baffled tube for steady laminar and pulsatile flow", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 46, 1991, 3139-3151.