About Guang Xu

Education

  • Virginia Tech, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

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Guang Xu

Prof, asoc
Mining & Nuclear Engineering
226 McNutt Hall

573-341-4753 | guang.xu@mst.edu

Education

  • Virginia Tech, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

Professional links

Campus associations

Biography

Dr. Guang Xu is an associate professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He earned his bachelars degree at China University of Mining and Technology, and Ph. D. at Virginia Tech, all in Mining Engineering. Before joining MST, he worked 6 years as an academic staff at WA School of Mines, Curtin University. Dr. Xu has expertise in mine ventilation and safety, dust and DPM control, and underground battery vehicle firefighting techniques. Dr. Xu is an internationally recognized researcher who has supervised 4 PhD students, published 40 peer reviewed papers, and led over 0.5 million funded research projects. He has contributed significantly in the broader scientific and professional community by acting as member of organizing committee, the vice chairperson and session chair for the Australian Mine Ventilation Conference, and session chair for the 2018 International Mine Ventilation Congress.

Research

Research interests

Mine ventilation, health and safety
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Dust and DPM control in underground mines
Particulate matter sensors and aerosol characterization
Battery vehicle fire safety technology in underground mines

Publications