Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Fellow



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4.90Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





  • Research Fellow, Imperial College   2010-Date
  • Research Associate, Imperial College   2006-2010
  • Research Fellow, University of Leeds  2004-2006
  • PhD Physical Science, Glasgow Caledonian University  2004
  • MSc Thermal Engineering, Chongqing University  1997
  • BSc  Thermal Engineering, Chongqing University  1994



Via‐Estrem L, Salinas P, Xie Z, et al., 2020, Robust control volume finite element methods for numerical wave tanks using extreme adaptive anisotropic meshes, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol:92, ISSN:0271-2091, Pages:1707-1722

Joulin C, Xiang J, Latham J-P, 2020, A novel thermo-mechanical coupling approach for thermal fracturing of rocks in the three-dimensional FDEM, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol:7, ISSN:2196-4378, Pages:935-946

Latham J-P, Xiang J, Farsi A, et al., 2020, A class of particulate problems suited to FDEM requiring accurate simulation of shape effects in packed granular structures, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol:7, ISSN:2196-4378, Pages:975-986

Joulin C, Xiang J, Latham J-P, et al., 2020, Capturing heat transfer for complex-shaped multibody contact problems, a new FDEM approach, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol:7, ISSN:2196-4378, Pages:919-934

Latham J-P, Xiang J, Chen B, et al., 2020, Grain-scale failure mechanism of porous sandstone: an experimental and numerical FDEM study of the Brazilian tensile strength test using CT-scan microstructure, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol:132, ISSN:0020-7624, Pages:1-17

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