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Recent Publications

  • D. Korba, L. Li*, “Effects of pore scale and conjugate heat transfer on thermal convection in porous media.” J. Fluid Mech. 944, A28 (2022). DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2022.491
  • D. Korba, W. Huang, K. Randhir, J. Petrasch, J. Klausner, N. AuYeung, and L. Li*, “A continuum model for heat and mass transfer in moving-bed reactors for thermochemical energy storage.” Appl. Energy 313, 118842 (2022). DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2022.118842
  • N. Wang, D. Korba, Z. Liu, R. Prabhu, M.W. Priddy, S. Yang, L. Chen, and L. Li*, “Phase-field-lattice Boltzmann method for dendritic growth with melt flow and thermosolutal convection-diffusion.” Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Eng. 385, 114026 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2021.114026


  • Central South University Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
  • Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
  • University of Florida Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)


High-temperature thermal and thermochemical energy storage; solar receivers/reactors design, modeling and prototype testing; thermal-mechanical stress and creep-fatigue analysis of receivers/reactors; low-temperature TES/TCES for buildings

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