Researcher biography

Dr Zhiqiang Guan is a senior research fellow with Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence (QGECE) (http://www.geothermal.uq.edu.au/). He has many years of industry experiences in mining equipment and structure design, dynamic modelling, conditional monitoring, longwall mining reliability analysis, finite element analysis and experimental study.

His current research interests include natural draft cooling systems design and analysis, dust monitoring, heat exchangers fouling study, solar mirror cleaning, wind tunnel testing, optical diagnostics (PDPA) and development of hybrid cooling technologies for solar power and geothermal power plants.

Areas of research