Research Areas

granular materials 

gas-solid fluidized bed


Institute of Process Engineering, CAS, China    Chemical Engineering    Post-doctor 2013~2015  

Ecole Centrale Paris, France     Physics Ph. D, 2014

Institute of Physics, CAS, China     Physics Ph. D, 2013

Dissertation: “Asymmetric local velocity distribution in a vibro-fluidized granular gas and its non-classical hydrodynamic description”

Institute of Physics, CAS, China     Physics MS, 2010

Shaanxi Normal University, China     Physics B. Tech, 2007



(1) Yanpei Chen, Pierre Evesque, Meiying Hou*. Asymmetric local velocity distribution in a driven granular gas, Engineering Computions, 2015, 32(4): 1066-1079

(2) Yanpei Chen, Meiying Hou*, Yimin Jiang, Mario Liu. Hydrodynamics of granular gases with a two-peak distribution, Physical Review E, 2013, 88(5): 052204

(3) Yanpei Chen, Pierre Evesque, Meiying Hou *. Experimental study on the local equation of state for vibrated granular gases∗,Acta Phys. Sin.,2013, 62(16): 164503

(4) Yanpei Chen, Pierre Evesque, Meiying Hou*. Breakdown of Energy Equipartition in Vibro-Fluidized Granular Media in Micro-Gravity, Chinese Physics Letters, 2012, 29(7): 074501

(5) Yanpei Chen*, Yifeng Mei, Wei Wang*, Kinetic theory of binary particles with unequal mean velocities and non-equipartition energies, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2017, 469: 293-304

(6)    Yifeng Mei, Yanpei Chen*, Wei Wang, Meiying Hou. The anisotropy of free path in a vibro-fluidized granular gas, Chinese Physics B, 2016, 25(8): 084501

(7) Xiaorong Xu, Qicheng Sun*, Feng Jin, Yanpei Chen, Measurements of velocity and pressure of a collapsing granular pile, Powder Technology, 2016, 303: 147-155 

(8) Yanpei Chen., Pierre Evesque, Meiying Hou*, Carole Lecoutre., Fabien Palencia, Yves Garrabosb, Long range boundary effect of 2D intermediate number density vibro-fluidized granular media in micro-gravity ,International Symposium on Physical Sciences in Space, Bonn, Bad-Godesberg, Germany, 2011.07.11-07.15 

(9) Yanpei Chen, Meiying Hou*, Pierre Evesque, Yimin Jiang, Mario Liu, Asymmetric velocity distribution in boundary-heating granular gas and a hydrodynamic description, 7th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media (Powders and Grains), Sydney, Australia, 2013.07.08-07.12

(10) Yanpei Chen, Pierre Evesque, Meiying Hou*, Influence of the driving velocity on the local velocity distribution of granular gases, Proceedings of The 29th International Symposium On Rarefied Gas Dynamics , Xi’an, P.R. China, 2014.07.13-07.18

(11) Wei Wang.*, and Yanpei Chen., Chapter Four - Mesoscale Modeling: Beyond Local Equilibrium Assumption for Multiphase Flow, Advances in chemical engineering: Academic Press,2015

(12) Haifeng Wang, Yanpei Chen*, Wei. Wang*, Scale-dependent Nonequilibrium Features in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed. AIChE J, 2018, 64(7): 2364–2378.