Name:FU Nan
Title:Associate Professor
Add:      199 Ren-Ai Rd., Suzhou Industrial Park,
          Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123, China
Phone:    +86-(0)512-6588 3267
Fax:       +86-(0)512-6588 3267
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·         Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia, 2012
·         M.S.(Hon), Microbiology, the University of Western Sydney, Australia, 2009
·         M.A.S., Biotechnology, the University of Western Sydney, Australia, 2007
·         B.E., Biology, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, China, 2003
Research Interests
Particle Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Bioprocess Engineering, Nanobiotechnology, Functional Bioproducts, Fermentation, Biorefinery
Selected Publications
1.         Fu, N., Woo, M.W., Selomulya, C., Chen, X.D., Patel, K., Schuck, P., Jeantet, R., (2012) Drying kinetics of skim milk with 50 wt% initial solids. Journal of Food Engineering, 109: 701-711.  
2.         Fu, N., Woo, M.W., Moo, F.T., Chen, X.D., (2012) Microcrystallization of lactose during droplet drying and its effect on the property of the dried particle. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 90(1): 138-149.
3.         Fu, N., Woo, M.W., Chen, X.D., (2011) Colloidal transport phenomena of milk components during convective droplet drying. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 87(2): 255-266.
4.         Fu, N., Zhou, Z., Jones, T.B., Tan, T.T.Y., Wu, W.D., Lin, S.X.Q., Chen, X.D., Chan, P.P.Y., (2011) Production of monodisperse epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) microparticles by spray drying for high antioxidant activity retention. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 413(1-2): 155-166.
5.         Fu, N., Chen, X.D., (2011) Towards a maximal cell survival in convective thermal drying processes. Food Research International, 44(5): 1127-1149.
6.         Fu, N., Woo, M.W., Lin, S.X.Q., Zhou, Z., Chen, X.D., (2011) Reaction Engineering Approach (REA) to model the drying kinetics with different initial sizes – experiments and analyses. Chemical Engineering Science, 66(8): 1738-1747.
7.         Woo, M.W., Fu, N., Chen, X.D., (2011) Evaporation of pure droplets in the convective regime under high mass flux. Drying Technology, 29(14): 1628-1637.
8.         Fu, N., Peiris, P., Markham, J., Bavor, J., (2009) A novel co-culture process with Zymomonas mobilis and Pichia stipitis for efficient ethanol production on glucose/xylose mixtures, Enzyme and Microbial technology, 45: 210-217.
9.         Fu, N., Peiris, P. (2008) Co-fermentation of a mixture of glucose and xylose to ethanol by Zymomonas mobilis and Pachysolen tannophilus, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 24(7): 1091-1097.
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