Associate Professor Kejun Dong
Director, HDR and Honours,
Dean's Unit, School of Eng, Design & Built Enviro.
Associate Professor of Infrastructure Computations,
Centre for Infrastructure Engineering
Biography
A/Prof Kejun Dong joined the Centre for Infrastructure Engineering, School of Engineering, Western Sydney University (WSU), in 2014. He earned his bachelor's and master’s degrees from the Department of Applied Physics, Hunan University (China) in 1996 and 1999, respectively. He received his PhD from the School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 2007.
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Dong.
Qualifications
 PhD University of New South Wales
 MSc
 BSc
Professional Memberships
 ARC Hub for Computational Particle Technology (2016  2021)
 Australasian Particle Technology Society (2018)
 Australian Association for Granular Media (2019)
 Australasian Association for Computational Mechanics (2018)
 Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (2020)
 Concrete Institute of Australia (2017)
Awards
 Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship 20090701
 Australian Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 20120101
 Australian International Postgraduate Research Scholarships 20020101
Interests
 Computer simulation of particles
Organisational Unit (School / Division)
 Dean's Unit, School of Eng, Design & Built Enviro.
 Centre for Infrastructure Engineering
Contact
Email:  Kejun.Dong@westernsydney.edu.au 

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Teaching
Previous Teaching Areas
 300732 Structural Analysis, 2019
 300732 Structural Analysis, 2021
 300732 Structural Analysis, 2022
 300765 Hydraulics, 2019
 300765 Hydraulics, 2021
 300765 Hydraulics, 2022
 300969 Advanced Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations, 2020
 300970 Advanced Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations, 2020
 300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations, 2020
 300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations, 2020
 301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering), 2020
Publications
Books
 Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Dong, K., Yu, Y., Xiang, Y. and Yang, C. (2021), 'Recent Advances in Computational Methods and Applications: Proceedings for the Fifth Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM 2021), Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia, 13  15 December 2021', : Western Sydney University 9781741085310.
Chapters in Books
 Qi, Z., Kuang, S., Rong, L., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2022), 'General drag correlations for particlefluid system', Boundary Layer Flows: Modelling, Computation, and Applications of Laminar, Turbulent Incompressible and Compressible Flows, IntechOpen 9781803562193.
Journal Articles
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2024), 'A numerical study on sedimentation effect of dust, smoke and traffic particle deposition in a realistic human lung', International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol 171 .
 Kildashti, K., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2023), 'Contact force models for nonspherical particles with different surface properties : a review', Powder Technology, vol 418 .
 Dong, S., Wang, C., Zhang, Z., Cai, Q., Dong, K., Cheng, T. and Wang, B. (2023), 'Numerical study of shortcircuiting flow and particles in a gas cyclone', Particuology, vol 72 , pp 81  93.
 Tang, S., Xu, L., Dong, K., Wang, Q., Zeng, J., Huang, X., Li, H., Xia, L. and Wang, L. (2023), 'Curvature effect on graphenebased Co/Ni singleatom catalysts', Applied Surface Science, vol 615 .
 Zhou, S., Hou, Z., Liu, N., Niu, Y., Li, C., Wang, Z., Wang, J., Gao, L. and Dong, K. (2023), 'Optimal grain size distribution in gradient nanograined nickel', Vacuum, vol 210 .
 Liu, Z., Li, Y., Peng, P. and Dong, K. (2023), 'An exact measurement of nucleation incubation times in isothermal crystallizations of liquid metal Al via configuration heredity', Journal of Crystal Growth, vol 601 .
 Cheng, T., Gao, Y., Xiang, Y., Mu, M., Zeng, Q., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2023), 'Experimental and molecular dynamics study of particles removal in the effect of heterogeneous condensation agglomeration enhanced by surfactants', Powder Technology, vol 426 .
 Xu, L., Zeng, Q., Xiong, S., Zhang, Y., Cao, L., Tao, J., Li, Z., Wang, L. and Dong, K. (2023), '[In Press] Twodimensional MoSe2/PtSe2 van der Waals typeII heterostructure : promising visible light photocatalyst for overall water splitting', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, .
 Li, H., Xu, L., Huang, X., OuYang, J., Chen, M., Zhang, Y., Tang, S., Dong, K. and Wang, L. (2023), 'Twodimensional C3N/WS2 vdW heterojunction for direct Zscheme photocatalytic overall water splitting', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 48, no 6 , pp 2186  2199.
 Hou, Z., Zhou, S., Niu, Y., Wang, F., Zou, P., Shi, G., Gao, L. and Dong, K. (2023), 'Effect of twin spacing on the mechanical behavior and deformation mechanism of nanotwinned Al', Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, vol 862 .
 Arifuzzaman, S., Dong, K. and Aibing, Y. (2022), 'Process model of vibrating screen based on DEM and physicsinformed machine learning', Powder Technology, vol 410 .
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Numerical study of nano and micropollutant particle transport and deposition in realistic human lung airways', Powder Technology, vol 402 .
 Rahman , M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Nanoparticle transport and deposition in a heterogeneous human lung airway tree : an efficient one path model for CFD simulations', European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol 177 .
 Wang, L., Dong, K., Wang, C., Zou, R., Zhou, Z. and Yu, A. (2022), 'Computer simulation of the packing of nanoparticles', Powder Technology, vol 401 .
 Arifuzzaman, S., Dong, K., Zhu, H. and Zeng, Q. (2022), 'DEM study and machine learning model of particle percolation under vibration', Advanced Powder Technology, vol 33, no 5 .
 Zhang, Z., Dong, S., Jin, R., Dong, K., Hou, L. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Vortex characteristics of a gas cyclone determined with different vortex identification methods', Powder Technology, vol 404 .
 Zhang, Y., Yu, G., Jin, R., Zhang, Y., Dong, K., Cheng, T. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Water vapor distribution and particle condensation growth in turbulent pipe flow', Powder Technology, vol 403 .
 Keshavarzian, E., Kwok, K., Dong, K., Chauhan, K. and Zhang, Y. (2022), 'An experimental Investigation of stagnant air pollution dispersion around a building in a turbulent flow', Building and Environment, vol 224 .
 Zhang, Y., Chen, X., Wei, D., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Investigation on fine particle agglomeration and separation promoted by different bluff bodies', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol 374 .
 Huang, X., Xu, L., Xiao, B., Dong, K., Yang, K., Li, L. and Wang, L. (2022), 'Highefficiency photocatalyst based on a MoSiGeN4/SiC heterojunction', Journal of Materials Science, vol 57, no 34 , pp 16404  16417.
 Li, C., Luo, Z., Tian, Z. and Dong, K. (2022), 'The concealed solidsolid structural phase transition of Fe70Ni10Cr20 under high pressure', Materials Today Communications, vol 33 .
 Dong, S., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Dong, K., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Numerical study of mean mechanical energy loss in a gas cyclone', Powder Technology, vol 406 .
 Gou, D., Fan, W., Zhou, B., An, X., Yang, R., Dong, K., Zou, R., Fu, H., Zhang, H., Yang, X. and Zou, Q. (2022), 'CFDDEM numerical study on air impacted packing densification of equiaxed cylindrical particles', Advanced Powder Technology, vol 33, no 7 .
 Mo, Y., Tian, Z., Zhou, L., Liang, Y., Lang, L., Dong, K., Liu, R. and Peng, P. (2022), 'Competition between TCP and crystalline clusters during phase transition of rapidly supercooled aluminum', Journal of NonCrystalline Solids, vol 576 .
 Ma, Z., Xu, L., Dong, K., Chen, T., Xiong, S., Peng, B., Zeng, J., Tang, S., Li, H., Huang, X., Luo, K. and Wang, L. (2022), 'GaN/surfacemodified graphitic carbon nitride heterojunction : promising photocatalytic hydrogen evolution materials', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 47, no 11 , pp 7202  7213.
 Cheng, T., Gao, Y., Chen, L., Zhang, Y., Zeng, Q., Dong, K., Wei, Y. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Promoting the removal of fine particles by surfactants in a novel cyclone with heterogeneouscondensation agglomeration : a combined experimental and molecular dynamics study', Fuel, vol 327 .
 Amirifar, R., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2022), 'Ordered packing of uniform spheres via random packing protocol', Powder Technology, vol 409 .
 Song, S., Rong, L., Dong, K. and Shen, Y. (2022), 'Numerical study of the hydraulic tortuosity for fluid flow through elliptical particle packings', Powder Technology, vol 398 .
 Luo, Y., Tian, Z., Zheng, Q., Hu, L. and Dong, K. (2022), 'Crystallization insights revealed by simulation solidification study of Fe63Ni33Co4 alloy melt at subcritical cooling rate', Journal of NonCrystalline Solids, vol 586 .
 Li, C., Dong, K., Liu, S., Chandratilleke, G., Zhou, Z. and Shen, Y. (2022), 'DEM study of particle segregation in the throat region of a blast furnace', Powder Technology, vol 407 .
 Li, Y., Liu, Z., Peng, P. and Dong, K. (2022), 'Spinodal limits of supercooled liquid Al deduced from configuration heredity of crystal clusters', Computational Materials Science, vol 207 .
 Fan, W., Gou, D., Liu, X., Li, M., An, X., Dong, K., Zou, R., Zhang, H., Fu, H., Yang, X. and Zou, Q. (2022), 'Air impact induced densest amorphous granular materials : formation, dynamics, and mechanisms', Physical Review B, vol 105, no 2 .
 Zhang, Z., Dong, S., Dong, K., Hou, L., Wang, W., Wei, Y. and Wang, B. (2022), 'Experimental and numerical study of a gas cyclone with a central filter', Particuology, vol 63 , pp 47  59.
 Song, S., Rong, L., Dong, K., Liu, X., Le Clech, P. and Shen, Y. (2022), 'Porescale numerical study of intrinsic permeability for fluid flow through asymmetric ceramic microfiltration membranes', Journal of Membrane Science, vol 642 .
 Amirifar, R., Dong, K., Zeng, Q., An, X. and Yu, A. (2021), 'Effect of vibration mode on selfassembly of granular spheres under threedimensional vibration', Powder Technology, vol 380 , pp 47  58.
 Zeng, J., Xu, L., Dong, K., Yang, K. and Wang, L. (2021), 'Multiple heterojunction system of boron nitridegraphene/black phosphorene as highly efficient solar cell', Advanced Theory and Simulations, vol 4, no 9 .
 Zhang, Y., Jin, R., Dong, S., Wang, Y., Dong, K., Wei, Y. and Wang, B. (2021), 'Heterogeneous condensation combined with inner vortex broken cyclone to achieve high collection efficiency of fine particles and low energy consumption', Powder Technology, vol 382 , pp 420  430.
 Song, S., Rong, L., Dong, K. and Shen, Y. (2021), 'Numerical investigation of drag property for fluid flow through random arrays of elliptical cylinders', Powder Technology, vol 380 , pp 539  552.
 Qiao, J., Duan, C., Dong, K., Wang, W., Jiang, H., Zhu, H. and Zhao, Y. (2021), 'DEM study of segregation degree and velocity of binary granular mixtures subject to vibration', Powder Technology, vol 382 , pp 107  117.
 Wang, C., Dong, K., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2021), 'How stars are packed in the universe : a comparison with sphere packing', Powder Technology, vol 381 , pp 224  228.
 Wang, S., Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Xie, Q. (2021), 'Inconsistency of neighborhood based on Voronoi tessellation and Euclidean distance', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol 854 .
 An, X., Dong, K., Yang, R., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2021), 'On the relationships between structural properties and packing density of uniform spheres', Powder Technology, vol 388 , pp 139  148.
 Yao, D., An, X., Fu, H., Zhang, H., Yang, X., Zou, Q. and Dong, K. (2021), 'Dynamic investigation on the powder spreading during selective laser melting additive manufacturing', Additive Manufacturing, vol 37 .
 Yi, L., Zou, R., Pinson, D., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2021), 'An assessment of the mathematical models for estimating the coordination number of the packing of multisized particles', Powder Technology, vol 379 , pp 58  68.
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2021), 'Aging effects on airflow distribution and micronparticle transport and deposition in a human lung using CFDDPM approach', Advanced Powder Technology, vol 32, no 10 , pp 3506  3516.
 Qiao, J., Dong, K. and Duan, C. (2021), 'DEM study on the segregation of a nonspherical intruder in a vibrated granular bed', Processes, vol 9, no 3 .
 Yu, G., Dong, S., Yang, L., Yan, D., Dong, K., Wei, Y. and Wang, B. (2021), 'Experimental and numerical studies on a new doublestage tandem nesting cyclone', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 236 .
 Wang, L., An, X., Wu, Y., Qian, Q., Zou, R. and Dong, K. (2021), 'DEM simulation of vibrated packing densification of monosized regular octahedral particles', Powder Technology, vol 384 , pp 29  35.
 Zhang, S., Kwok, K., Liu, H., Jiang, Y., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2021), 'A CFD study of wind assessment in urban topology with complex wind flow', Sustainable Cities and Society, vol 71 .
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2021), 'Aerosol particle transport and deposition in upper and lower airways of infant, child and adult human lungs', Atmosphere, vol 12, no 11 .
 Hou, Z., Li, C., Liu, L., Gao, Q., Wang, J., Liu, R., Tian, Z. and Dong, K. (2021), 'Threedimensional topological structures and formation processes of dislocations in Au nanowire under tension loading', Computational Materials Science, vol 197 .
 Li, X., Tian, Z., Xie, Q. and Dong, K. (2021), 'The topologically closepacked Fe70Cu15Ni15 nanoparticles : a simulation study', Vacuum, vol 193 .
 Keshavarzian, E., Jin, R., Dong, K. and Kwok, K. (2021), 'Effect of building crosssection shape on air pollutant dispersion around buildings', Building and Environment, vol 197 .
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2021), 'Numerical study of nanoscale and microscale particle transport in realistic lung models with and without stenosis', International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol 145 .
 Zhou, L., Pan, J., Lang, L., Tian, Z., Mo, Y. and Dong, K. (2021), 'Atomic structure evolutions and mechanisms of the crystallization pathway of liquid Al during rapid cooling', RSC Advances, vol 11, no 63 , pp 39829  39837.
 Wu, Y., Hou, Q., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2020), 'Effect of packing method on packing formation and the correlation between packing density and interparticle force', Particuology, vol 48 , pp 170  181.
 Li, X., Hou, Q., Dong, K., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2020), 'Promote cohesive solid flow in a screw feeder with new screw designs', Powder Technology, vol 361 , pp 248  257.
 Zhang, N., Rong, L., Dong, K. and Zeng, Q. (2020), 'Fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics over a superelliptic cylinder at incidence', Powder Technology, vol 360 , pp 193  208.
 Arifuzzaman, S., Dong, K., Hou, Q., Zhu, H. and Zeng, Q. (2020), 'Explicit contact force model for superellipses by Fourier transform and application to superellipse packing', Powder Technology, vol 361 , pp 112  123.
 Zhang, Y., Yu, G., Jin, R., Chen, X., Dong, K., Jiang, Y. and Wang, B. (2020), 'Investigation into water vapor and flue gas temperatures on the separation capability of a novel cyclone separator', Powder Technology, vol 361 , pp 171  178.
 Kildashti, K., Dong, K. and Samali, B. (2020), 'An accurate geometric contact force model for superquadric particles', Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol 360 .
 Zhang, Y., Jiang, Y., Xin, R., Yu, G., Jin, R., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2020), 'Effect of particle hydrophilicity on the separation performance of a novel cyclone', Separation and Purification Technology, vol 237 .
 Yang, P., Zeng, Q., Dong, K. and Zhu, H. (2020), 'A quick method for developing interparticle force models of spherical gold nanoparticles from molecular dynamics simulation', Powder Technology, vol 362 , pp 501  506.
 Jin, R., Keshavarzian, E., Dong, K., Dong, S., Wang, B., Kwok, K. and Zhao, M. (2020), 'Numerical study on the effect of the supersaturated vapor on the performance of a gas cyclone', Powder Technology, vol 366 , pp 324  336.
 Wang, B., Liu, H., Zhou, C., Huo, H., Dong, K. and Jiang, Y. (2020), 'Enhancing the collection efficiency of a gas cyclone with atomization and electrostatic charging', Powder Technology, vol 364 , pp 562  571.
 Keshavarzian, E., Jin, R., Dong, K., Kwok, K., Zhang, Y. and Zhao, M. (2020), 'Effect of pollutant source location on air pollutant dispersion around a highrise building', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol 81 , pp 582  602.
 Wang, C., Zhang, Y., Dong, K., Wang, B., Li, S., Xin, R. and Jiang, Y. (2020), 'Enhanced collection of fine particles in a cyclone using ultrasonic vapor with surfactants', Advanced Powder Technology, vol 31, no 6 , pp 2207  2214.
 Song, S., Rong, L., Dong, K., Liu, X., Le Clech, P. and Shen, Y. (2020), 'Particlescale modelling of fluid velocity distribution near the particles surface in sand filtration', Water Research, vol 177 .
 Yang, P., Zeng, Q., Dong, K., Zhu, H. and Yu, A. (2020), 'A new interaction force model of gold nanorods derived by molecular dynamics simulation', Nanomaterials, vol 10, no 7 .
 Rong, L., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2020), 'LatticeBoltzmann computation of hydraulic poretopore conductance in packed beds of uniform spheres', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 224 .
 Li, J., An, X., Wang, J., Zhao, H., Zou, R., Dong, K. and Gou, D. (2020), 'Experimental study on 3D vibrated packing densification of monosized dodecahedral particles', Powder Technology, vol 367 , pp 703  712.
 Widhate, P., Zhu, H., Zeng, Q. and Dong, K. (2020), 'Mixing of particles in a rotating drum with inclined axis of rotation', Processes, vol 8, no 12 .
 Deng, X., Lang, L., Mo, Y., Dong, K., Tian, Z. and Hu, W. (2020), 'Solidsolid phase transition of tungsten induced by high pressure : a molecular dynamics simulation', Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, vol 30, no 11 , pp 2980  2993.
 Dong, S., Jiang, Y., Jin, R., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2020), 'Numerical study of vortex eccentricity in a gas cyclone', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol 80 , pp 683  701.
 Kildashti, K., Dong, K. and Samali, B. (2019), 'Explicit force model for discrete modelling of elliptical particles', Computers and Geotechnics, vol 110 , pp 122  131.
 Qian, Q., An, X., Zhao, H., Dong, K. and Yang, X. (2019), 'Numerical investigations on random close packings of cylindrical particles with different aspect ratios', Powder Technology, vol 343 , pp 79  86.
 Qian, Q., An, X., Zhao, H., Dong, K., Wu, Y., Fu, H., Zhang, H. and Yang, X. (2019), 'Particle scale study on the crystallization of monosized cylindrical particles subject to vibration', Powder Technology, vol 352 , pp 470  477.
 Zhao, H., An, X., Dong, K., Yang, R., Xu, F., Fu, H., Zhang, H. and Yang, X. (2019), 'Macro and microscopic analyses of piles formed by Platonic solids', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 205 , pp 391  400.
 Amirifar, R., Dong, K., Zeng, Q. and An, X. (2019), 'Bimodal selfassembly of granular spheres under vertical vibration', Soft Matter, vol 15, no 29 , pp 5933  5944.
 Li, C., Dong, K., Shen, Y. and Yu, A. (2019), 'Particle conveying under microgravity in a vibrating vessel', Advanced Powder Technology, vol 30, no 12 , pp 3163  3170.
 Shen, H., Sasa, K., Meng, Q., Matsumura, M., Matsunaka, T., Hosoya, S., Takahashi, T., Honda, M., Sueki, K., Chen, L., Lu, H., He, M., Huang, B., Qin, Y., Li, J., Lan, H., Li, Z., Zhao, Z., Liu, M., Wei, S., Qi, M., Zhao, Q., Dong, K., Guan, Y. and Jiang, S. (2019), '36Cl preparation method for Chinese Karst samples (Tiankeng)', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, vol 458 , pp 126  129.
 Shen, H., Sasa, K., Meng, Q., Matsumura, M., Matsunaka, T., Hosoya, S., Takahashi, T., Honda, M., Sueki, K., He, M., Huang, B., Lu, H., Chen, L., Qin, Y., Li, J., Lan, H., Li, Z., Zhao, Z., Liu, M., Wei, S., Qi, M., Zhao, Q., Dong, K., Guan, Y., Ruan, X. and Jiang, S. (2019), 'Exposure age dating of Chinese tiankengs by 36ClAMS', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, vol 459 , pp 29  35.
 Zhang, Y., He, M., Wang, F., Zhao, Q., Liu, J., Wu, S., Li, K., You, Q., Dong, K. and Jiang, S. (2019), 'Developing the measurement of 60Fe with AMS at CIAE', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, vol 438 , pp 156  161.
 An, X., Huang, F., Dong, K. and Yang, X. (2018), 'DEM simulation of binary sphere packing densification under vertical vibration', Particulate Science and Technology, vol 36, no 6 , pp 672  680.
 Kildashti Komsari, K., Dong, K., Samali, B., Zheng, Q. and Yu, A. (2018), 'Evaluation of contact force models for discrete modelling of ellipsoidal particles', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 177 , pp 1  17.
 Kildashti Komsari, K., Dong, K. and Samali, B. (2018), 'A revisit of common normal method for discrete modelling of nonspherical particles', Powder Technology, vol 326 , pp 1  6.
 Halidan, M., Chandratilleke, G., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2018), 'Mixing performance of ribbon mixers : effects of operational parameters', Powder Technology, vol 325 , pp 92  106.
 Chandratilleke, G., Dong, K. and Shen, Y. (2018), 'DEM study of the effect of bladesupport spokes on mixing performance in a ribbon mixer', Powder Technology, vol 326 , pp 123  136.
 Li, C., Zhou, Z., Zou, R., Dong, K., Pinson, D. and Yu, A. (2018), 'Equivalent packing size of spheroidal particles : a microscopic test', Powder Technology, vol 333 , pp 286  292.
 Wang, B., Li, S., Dong, S., Xin, R., Jin, R., Zhang, Y., Dong, K. and Jiang, Y. (2018), 'A new fine particle removal technology : cloudairpurifying', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol 57, no 34 , pp 11815  11825.
 Amirifar, R., Dong, K., Zeng, Q. and An, X. (2018), 'Selfassembly of granular spheres under onedimensional vibration', Soft Matter, vol 14, no 48 , pp 9856  9869.
 Xin, R., Zhang, Y., Li, S., Jiang, Y., Dong, K. and Wang, B. (2018), 'Effect of hydrophilicity of dust particles on their removal efficiency in a gas cyclone with atomized water vapor', Chinese Journal of Environmental Engineering, vol 12, no 8 , pp 2270  2281.
 Dong, K., Esfandiary, A. and Yu, A. (2017), 'Discrete particle simulation of particle flow and separation on a vibrating screen : effect of aperture shape', Powder Technology, vol 314 , pp 195  202.
 Pei, B., Yang, L., Dong, K., Jiang, Y., Du, X. and Wang, B. (2017), 'The effect of crossshaped vortex finder on the performance of cyclone separator', Powder Technology, vol 313 , pp 135  144.
 Rong, L., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2017), 'A general solution of the drag force in packed beds of multisized particles under creeping fluid flow conditions', Powder Technology, vol 315 , pp 87  97.
 Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2017), 'Local rotational symmetry in the packing of uniform spheres', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol 19, no 22 , pp 14588  14595.
 Ghasemi Ardi, E., Dong, K., Yu, A. and Yang, R. (2017), 'A combined experimental and DEM approach to determine the breakage of particles in an impact mill', Powder Technology, vol 318 , pp 543  548.
 Zhang, Y., Cai, P., Jiang, F., Dong, K., Jiang, Y. and Wang, B. (2017), 'Understanding the separation of particles in a hydrocyclone by force analysis', Powder Technology, vol 322 , pp 471  489.
 Yin, X., He, M., Dong, K., Pang, Y., Wu, S. and Jiang, S. (2017), 'Steps toward measurement of 135Cs with AMS at CIAE', Radiocarbon, vol 59, no 3 , pp 967  971.
 An, X., Dong, K., Yang, R., Zou, R., Wang, C. and Yu, A. (2016), 'Quasiuniversality in the packing of uniform spheres under gravity', Granular Matter, vol 18, no 1 .
 Halidan, M., Chandratilleke, G., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2016), 'The effect of interparticle cohesion on powder mixing in a ribbon mixer', AIChE Journal, vol 62, no 4 , pp 1023  1037.
 Wei, Y., Peng, P., Yan, Z., Kong, L., Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Liu, R. (2016), 'A comparative study on local atomic configurations characterized by clustertypeindex method and Voronoi polyhedron method', Computational Materials Science, vol 123 , pp 214  223.
 Hou, Z., Dong, K., Tian, Z., Liu, R., Wang, Z. and Wang, J. (2016), 'Cooling rate dependence of solidification for liquid aluminium : a largescale molecular dynamics simulation study', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol 18, no 26 , pp 17461  17469.
 Dong, K., Wang, C. and Yu, A. (2016), 'Voronoi analysis of the packings of nonspherical particles', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 153 , pp 330  343.
 Zhang, L., Dong, K., Zhang, H. and Yan, B. (2016), 'A 3D PVP corotational formulation for largedisplacement and smallstrain analysis of bimodulus materials', Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, vol 110 , pp 20  31.
 Liu, S., Zhou, Z., Dong, K., Yu, A., Pinson, D. and Tsalapatis, J. (2015), 'Numerical investigation of burden distribution in a blast furnace', Steel Research International, vol 86, no 6 , pp 651  661.
 Dong, K., Wang, C. and Yu, A. (2015), 'A novel method based on orientation discretization for discrete element modeling of nonspherical particles', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 126 , pp 500  516.
 Hou, Z., Tian, Z., Mo, Y., Liu, R., Wang, J., Shuai, X. and Dong, K. (2015), 'Atomic dynamics of grain boundaries in bulk nanocrystalline aluminium : a molecular dynamics simulation study', Computational Materials Science, vol 108, no Part A , pp 177  182.
 Yi, L., Dong, K., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2015), 'Radical tessellation of the packing of spheres with a lognormal size distribution', Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), vol 92, no 3 .
 Wang, C., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2015), 'Structural characterization of the packings of granular regular polygons', Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), vol 92, no 6 .
 Hou, Z., Tian, Z., Liu, R., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2015), 'Formation mechanism of bulk nanocrystalline aluminium with multiply twinned grains by liquid quenching : a molecular dynamics simulation study', Computational Materials Science, vol 99 , pp 256  261.
 Dong, K., Shinohara, K., Ohyama, Y. and Yu, A. (2015), 'Particle dispersion in a horizontally vibrating vessel under microgravity', Powder Technology, vol 269 , pp 55  65.
 Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2015), 'Structural evolution in the crystallization of rapid cooling silver melt', Annals of Physics, vol 354 , pp 499  510.
 Hou, Q., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2014), 'DEM study of the flow of cohesive particles in a screw feeder', Powder Technology, vol 256 , pp 529  539.
 Rong, L., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2014), 'LatticeBoltzmann simulation of fluid flow through packed beds of spheres : effect of particle size distribution', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 116 , pp 508  523.
 Wen, D., Peng, P., Jiang, Y., Tian, Z., Liu, R. and Dong, K. (2014), 'The effect of cooling rates on hereditary characteristics of icosahedral clusters in rapid solidification of liquid Cu56Zr44 alloys', Journal of NonCrystalline Solids, vol 388 , pp 75  85.
 Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2014), 'Structural evolution in the packing of uniform spheres', Physical Review E, vol 89, no 3 .
 Rong, L., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2013), 'LatticeBoltzmann simulation of fluid flow through packed beds of uniform spheres : effect of porosity', Chemical Engineering Science, vol 99 , pp 44  58.
 Dong, K., Wang, B. and Yu, A. (2013), 'Modeling of particle flow and sieving behavior on a vibrating screen : from discrete particle simulation to process performance prediction', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol 52, no 33 , pp 11333  11343.
 Yang, S., Dong, K., Zou, R., Yu, A. and Guo, J. (2013), 'Packing of fine particles in an electrical field', Granular Matter, vol 15, no 4 , pp 467  476.
 Guo, B., Yang, S., Xing, M., Dong, K., Yu, A. and Guo, J. (2013), 'Toward the development of an integrated multiscale model for electrostatic precipitation', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol 52, no 33 , pp 11282  11293.
 Dong, K., Yang, R., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2012), 'Settling of particles in liquids : effects of material properties', AIChE Journal, vol 58, no 5 , pp 1409  1421.
 Yi, L., Dong, K., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2012), 'Radical tessellation of the packing of ternary mixtures of spheres', Powder Technology, vol 224 , pp 129  137.
 Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2012), 'Numerical simulation of the particle flow and sieving behaviour on sieve bend/low head screen combination', Minerals Engineering, vol 31 , pp 2  9.
 An, X., Yang, R., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2011), 'DEM study of crystallization of monosized spheres under mechanical vibrations', Computer Physics Communications, vol 182, no 9 , pp 1989  1994.
 Yi, L., Dong, K., Zou, R. and Yu, A. (2011), 'Coordination number of the packing of ternary mixtures of spheres : DEM simulations versus measurements', Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol 50, no 14 , pp 8773  8785.
 Tian, Z., Liu, R., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2011), 'A new method for analyzing the local structures of disordered systems', Europhysics Letters, vol 96, no 3 .
 Dong, K., Kuang, S., Vince, A., Hughes, T. and Yu, A. (2010), 'Numerical simulation of the inline pressure jig unit in coal preparation', Minerals Engineering, vol 23, no 4 , pp 301  312.
 Dong, K., Yang, R., Zou, R., An, X. and Yu, A. (2009), 'Critical states and phase diagram in the packing of uniform spheres', Europhysics Letters, vol 86, no 4 .
 Dong, K., Yu, A. and Brake, I. (2009), 'DEM simulation of particle flow on a multideck banana screen', Minerals Engineering, vol 22, no 11 , pp 910  920.
 Dong, K., Zou, R., Yang, R., Yu, A. and Roach, G. (2009), 'DEM simulation of cake formation in sedimentation and filtration', Minerals Engineering, vol 22, no 11 , pp 921  930.
 Tian, Z., Liu, R., Peng, P., Hou, Z., Liu, H., Zheng, C., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2009), 'Freezing structures of free silver nanodroplets : a molecular dynamics simulation study', Physics Letters A, vol 373, no 1819 , pp 1667  1671.
 Liu, R., Liu, H., Dong, K., Hou, Z., Tian, Z., Peng, P. and Yu, A. (2009), 'Simulation study of size distributions and magic number sequences of clusters during the solidification process in liquid metal Na', Journal of NonCrystalline Solids, vol 355, no 9 , pp 541  547.
 Guo, B., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2009), 'Optimisation of sputnik distributor using numerical method', International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, vol 23, no 2 , pp 119  135.
 Peng, P., Li, G., Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Liu, R. (2009), 'The preference of synthesis modes and routes of stable Aln+m (n + m = 13) clusters', Computational Materials Science, vol 44, no 3 , pp 881  887.
 Guo, B., Dong, K., Chu, K., Yu, A., Vince, A. and Brake, I. (2009), 'A numerical model for the liquid flow in a sputnik coal distributor', Minerals Engineering, vol 22, no 1 , pp 78  87.
 Dong, K., Guo, B., Chu, K., Yu, A. and Brake, I. (2008), 'Simulation of liquidsolid flow in a coal distributor', Minerals Engineering, vol 21, no 11 , pp 789  796.
Conference Papers
 Dadich, A., Hugman, S., Belkina, M., Yevenes, K., Jefferies, D., Hellany, A., Kumar, J., Liyanage, L., Zhang, Z. and Dong, K. (2022), 'Multidisciplinary projectbased learning and teaching in universities : does it work?', Australasian Association for Engineering Education. Conference, Parramatta, N.S.W..
 Widhate, P., Zhu, H., Zeng, Q. and Dong, K. (2021), 'Particle velocity profile in an inclined rotating drum', Powders and Grains, online.
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2021), 'The effects of physical activity on pollutant particle deposition in the realistic human lung airways', International Symposium on Computational Particle Technology, Suzhou, China.
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2021), 'The effects of density on particle deposition in the human respiratory tract', Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong , K. and Saha , S. (2020), 'Airflow dynamic and particle deposition in agespecific human lungs', Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Brisbane, Qld..
 Li, M., Tian, Z., Xie, Q. and Dong, K. (2020), 'Structural analysis for tensile behavior of siliconcarbon coreshell nanotube', International Conference on Materials, Mechanical Engineering and Automation Technology, Online.
 Widhate, P., Zhu, H., Zeng, Q. and Dong, K. (2019), 'Axial segregation of a rotating drum with an inclined axis of rotation', International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Research and Practice, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Rahman, M., Zhao, M., Islam, M., Dong, K. and Saha, S. (2019), 'Airflow dynamics and aerosol particle transport in a human lung', International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Research and Practice, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Jin, R., Keshavarzian, E., Wang, B., Kwok, K., Zhao, M. and Dong, K. (2017), 'Effect of moisture on the performance of a gas cyclone', International Conference on Mineral Engineering and Materials Science, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Keshavarzian, E., Jin, R., Dong, K., Kwok, K. and Zhang, Y. (2017), 'Impact of location of pollutant sources on air pollution dispersion around a high rise building', AsiaPacific Conference on Wind Engineering, Auckland, N.Z..
 Dong, K., Zou, R., Chu, K., Yang, R., Yu, A. and Hu, D. (2013), 'Effect of cohesive force on the formation of a sandpile', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Esfandiary, A., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2013), 'Formation of ordered structure and its effect on particle percolation in a vibrated bed', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Musha, H., Dong, K., Chandratilleke, R., Bridgwater, J. and Yu, A. (2013), 'Mixing behaviour of cohesive and noncohesive particle mixtures in a ribbon mixer', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Wang, C., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2013), 'Analysis of Voronoi clusters in the packing of uniform spheres', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Liu, S., Zhou, Z., Dong, K., Yu, A., Tsalapatis, J. and Pinson, D. (2013), 'Impaction of particle streams on a granular bed', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Dong, K., Shinohara, K. and Yu, A. (2013), 'Effect of gravity on particle dispersion in a horizontally vibrating bed', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
 Tian, Z., Dong, K. and Yu, A. (2013), 'A method for structural analysis of disordered particle systems', International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Sydney, N.S.W..
A/Prof Dong’s main research interests and technical expertise are simulation and modelling of particulate systems, which are widely encountered in various engineering fields, including civil, environmental, chemical and mechanical engineering, etc. He has authored/coauthored over 100 peerreviewed journal publications, with most of them in Q1 journals, and several in the most prestigious journals, such as Physical Review Letters.
A/Prof Dong has attracted several research grants from Australian Research Council and industry. He was awarded ARC DECRA fellowship in 2014. He has developed a software package for modelling particulate systems based on discrete element method (DEM) that has been applied to the studies of various industrial processes, including:
 Particle packing and flow: packing, slope formation/deformation, hopper flow, screw conveying, etc.
 Dust separation and suppression: membrane filtration, electrostatic precipitators, etc.
 Particle classification and mixing: sieving and screening, ribbonblade mixing, etc.
Currently, he is a chief Investigator in the ARC Hub for Computational Powder Technology and the lead Investigator for the collaboration of SoEng/WSU with Lanzhou Yunshi Environmental Science & Technology Co. Ltd, working on the following projects:
 Industrial air purification.
 Air quality in built environments.
 Numerical model applications to smart manufacturing and processing.
 Selfassembly of discrete systems.
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Dong.
Current Projects
Title:  Discrete element method for industrial applications [ARC IH140100035 subproject] [via Monash] 

Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong 
Years:  20190501  20251230 
ID:  P00026034 
Title:  Particlescale numerical study on screening processes [ARC IH140100035 subproject] [via Monash] 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong, Haiping Zhu and Qinghua Zeng 
Years:  20170701  20241231 
ID:  P00024124 
Title:  Interaction forces and selfassembly of nanoparticles [ARC IH140100035 subproject] [via Monash] 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Qinghua Zeng, Haiping Zhu and Kejun Dong 
Years:  20170701  20240630 
ID:  P00024125 
Title:  Modelling and Optimisation of Hydrocyclone 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong 
Years:  20230601  20260531 
ID:  P00028689 
Title:  Multiscale study of an innovative personal air purifying device for aged people 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong and Qinghua Zeng 
Years:  20210701  20241231 
ID:  P00027317 
Previous Projects
Title:  Simulation and characterisation of the packing of uniform nonspherical particles 

Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong 
Years:  20140701  20170331 
ID:  P00022290 
Title:  Numerical study on cloud air purifying technology for PM2.5 removal 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Kejun Dong 
Years:  20180601  20210715 
ID:  P00025038 
Title:  Multiscale investigation of the dynamical behaviour of particle flow in rotating drums [ARC IH140100035 subproject] [via Monash] 
Funder: 

Western Researchers:  Haiping Zhu, Qinghua Zeng and Kejun Dong 
Years:  20170701  20231231 
ID:  P00024123 
Supervision
Current Supervision
Thesis Title:  Nextgeneration of physical engine for computer simulation of particle systems and its applications in infrastructure engineering. 

Field of Research:  
Thesis Title:  Modelling and optimization of the CAP Cyclone 
Field of Research:  
Thesis Title:  Particlescale Numerical Study on Screening Processes 
Field of Research: 
Previous Supervision
Thesis Title:  Selfassembly of Granular Particles 

Field of Research:  Engineering And Related Technologies; Manufacturing Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering 
Thesis Title:  Numerical study on the multiphase flow in the CAP cyclone 
Field of Research:  Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Media
Title:  Simulation animations 

Description:  A collection of animations demonstrating the numerical modelling work by Dr Kejun Dong 