2002-2005 National "863" program, "Research and development on low NOx combustion technology by gas
fuel reburning for coal-fired boiler".
2004-2007 Support plan of the new century talents from the ministry of education, "Research on coal
firing, burning out and ash characteristics under reburning conditions".
2005-2007 Plan of outstanding academic leaders in Shanghai, "Research on ash characteristics during
coal gasification under high temperature conditions".
2006-2009 Pillar Key projects of the national Science & Technology, "The key technology of Semi-
floating and Feeding Back Stoker-fired Boiler".
2009-2011 Research program from Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai, "Research on furnace
design and manufacturing technology improvement of 1000MW Supercritical tower boiler"
2015-2018 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Efficient reduction of NOx in circulating fluidized bed furnace"
2015-2018 Shanghai science and technology commission project, "Laboratory study on liquid slag discharge boiler with high alkali coal"
2014-2017 the Joint Fund of National Natural Science Foundation of China, "Research on the basic problem of thermal safety of ultra-supercritical heat resistant materials at 700℃"
2016-2019 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Development and research on gasification technology of pulverized coal with two - stage feed and dry discharge"
2017-2020 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Research on key technology and equipment for energy efficiency testing and monitoring of gas-fired boilers"
2017-2021 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Study on coupling of secondary reheat combustion with hydrodynamic force and safety of heating surface"
2017-2021 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Study on carbon capture technology after membrane separation and chemical absorption combustion"
2018-2020 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Precise control technology of coal water slurry pyrolysis and nitrogen compound reduction"
2018-2021 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Study on release and capture characteristics and action mechanism of sodium, potassium and other alkali metals in liquid slag discharge furnace"
2018-2021 Natiaonal Key research and development project, "Technology of combined reduction of ultra-low Nox by pyrolysis gas and ammonia in pulverized coal combustion"
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.Dong J, Zhang Z, Fan H, et al. Coupled heat transfer simulation of spiral water wall in a 1000MW double reheat ultra-supercritical boiler [J]. Journal of Thermal Science.
 Zhongxiao Zhang, Xiaojiang Wu, Tuo Zhou, Yushuang Chen, N. P. Hou, Guilin Piao, Nobusuke
Kobayashi, Yoshinori Itaya, Shigekatsu Mori. The effect of iron-bearing mineral melting behavior
on ash deposition during coal combustion[C]. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 33 (2010).
 Xiaojiang Wu, Zhongxiao Zhang, Yushuang Chen, Tuo Zhou, Jie Li, etc. Main Mineral Melting Behavior and Mineral Reaction Mechanism at Molecular Level of Blended Coal Ash under Gasification Condition [J]. Fuel Processing Technology (Manuscript Number: FUPROC-D-10-00047). Accepted 2010.
 Xiaojiang Wu, Zhongxiao Zhang, Guilin Piao, Xiang He, Yushuang Chen, Nobusuke Kobayashi,
Shigekatsu Mori, Yoshinori Itaya. Behavior of Mineral Matters in Chinese Coal Ash Melting during
char-CO2/H2O Gasification Reaction [J]. Energy & Fuels, 2009, 23:2420-2428.
 Jie Li, Mei-Fang Du, Zhong-Xiao Zhang, Rong-Qing Guan, Yu-Shuang Chen, and Ting-Yu Liu. Selection
of Fluxing Agent for Coal Ash and Investigation of Fusion Mechanism: A First-Principles Study[J].
Energy & Fuels, 2009, 23(2):704-709.
 Junjie Fan, Zhongxiao Zhang, Jing Jin, and Jianmin Zhang. Investigation on the Release
Characteristics of Light Hydrocarbon during Pulverized Coal Pyrolysis[J]. Energy & Fuels, 2007, 21
 LI Jie, DU Mei-fang, YAN Bo, ZHANG Zhong-xiao. Quantum and experimental study on coal ash fusion with borax fluxing agent[J]. J Fuel Chem Technol, 2008, 36(5):519-523.
 Xiaojiang Wu, Zhongxiao Zhang, Guilin Piao, Nobusuke Kobayashi, Shigekatsu Mori, Yoshinori Itaya. Experimental study on gasification characteristics and slagging behavior of Chinese typical high ash fusion temperature coal in lab scale downflow gasifier [J]. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical
Engineering. 2010, 5(3):427-434.
 Xiaojiang Wu, Zhongxiao Zhang, Tuo Zhou, Yushuang Chen, Guilin Piao, Nobusuke Kobayashi,
Shigekatsu Mori, Yoshinori Itaya. Mineral Melting Behavior of Chinese Blended Coal Ash under
Gasification Condition[J]. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. 2010, 1, Published online
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