Fanxu Meng, PhD

Research Associate, Energy Production and Clean Energy Technology

Dr. Fanxu Meng is a Research Associate in Energy Production and Clean Energy Technology programs at HARC. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, where he studied real-time monitoring and characterization of nanoparticles and chemicals via microfluidics. He also fabricated and tested heterogeneous catalysts for fuel catalytic cracking. Dr. Meng obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tianjin University. He is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Texas and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Dr. Meng is responsible for performing basic and applied research and development in support of projects pertaining to chemical emissions control, energy production, environmental monitoring and clean energy. He develops and verifies technologies based on engineering principles, catalysts, and chemicals to reduce emissions (e.g. hydrocarbon, NOx and particulate matter) from dual fuel (diesel - natural gas) engines to meet environmental protection standards. He designs and constructs integrated systems of data acquisition and emissions sampling units for the mobile lab and field testing. Dr. Meng also works on life cycle assessment/analysis (LCA) of O&G and energy efficiency, techno-economic feasibility analysis for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) installations in commercial, industrial and residential facilities, and models/tools to estimate credits for energy efficiency management and emission savings.