Dr Bin Chen – Engineering Manager, TUNRA Bulk Solids
Dr Bin Chen is the Engineering Manager at TUNRA Bulk Solids, he has over 10 years of research and consulting experience in the field of bulk solids handling, which has involved a combination of experimental measurement, theoretical modelling, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation. His activities have covered a broad area of bulk materials handling design and consultancy in areas including transfer chutes, silos/hoppers, feeders, train loadout systems, stackers and reclaimers, ship loading/unloading systems, and prediction of silo wall loads and quaking.
The focus of his current consultancy and research is to develop techniques to guide the design of these systems and ultimately solve industrial problems. Before joining TBS in 2008, he was employed as an engineer with Baosteel Group Corporation (Shanghai) for a period of two years. He has published 2 patents, 2 book chapters and over 40 research and technical papers.