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Three postdoctoral fellow positions available: (1) Fluid Mechanics (2) Heat transfer physics and thermodynamics (3) Cross-disciplinary study with petroleum engineering, geophysics, materials etc.

Oct. 2017, Li, Yangyu, Chiyu, Zhiqiang, Yuankai, Amer won scholarships, Congratulations!

Oct. 2017, Wenhai and Fanli attended National Conference of Chemical Engineering in Beijing and gave presentations.

Oct. 2017, Zhiqiang attended Tsinghua-Seoul-Kyoto conference in Thermal Engineering in Seoul and gave a presentation.

Sep. 2017, Dr. Y. Zhou visited our group and discussed future collaborations.

Sep. 2017, Dr. Krooss visited our group, attended our group meeting and discussed future collaborations.

Sep. 2017, Fanli and Wuli joined the group! Welcome!

Aug. 2017, Prof. Wang and 5 group members attended National Conference of Porous Flow in Hangzhou and gave a plenary talk.

Aug. 2017, Prof. Wang and four group members attended National Conference of Mechanics in Beijing.

Jun. 2017, Ziyan and Xinting finished the Master’s thesis defense, Congratulations!

Jun. 2017, Fanli and Wuli finished the Bachelor’s thesis defense, Congratulations!

May 2017, Chiyu, Li, Tong and Huanhuan attended Interpore Conference in Netherland.

May. 2017, Prof. Z. Pan visited our group and discussed future collaborations.


Nov. 2016, Prof. L. Chen visited our group and gave a talk.

Oct. 2016, Prof. Wang and group members attended NanoGeo in Tsingdao and the National Conference of Thermophysics in Beijing.

Oct. 2016, Chiyu and Yangyu won the National Scholarship for Graduate Students. Congratulations!

Sep. 2016, Xin, Yihang, Yang and Wenhai joined the group! Welcome!

Aug. 2016, Prof. Wang and Yangyu visited SusTech and gave talks on multiscale modeling.

Aug. 2016, Prof. Wang attended the International Conference of Digital Core Analysis in Qingdao and gave an invited talk.

Jul. 2016, Amer attended the Optofluidics at Beijing and presented a poster.

Jul. 2016, Dr. Krooss and Dr. Aman at RWTH Aachen University visited our group and gave talks on “Transport and storage processes in unconventional reservoirs”.

Ju. 2016, Yangyu and Prof. Wang attended the international workshop on Discrete Simulations of Fluid Dynamics in Shenzhen. Yangyu gave a talk on “lattice Boltzmann algorithm for phonon transport”.

Jul. 2016, Prof. H. Wu visited our group and gave a talk on heat transfer in food science and engineering.

Jun. 2016, Amer, Chiyu and Prof. Wang attended the International Conference of Microfluidics Nanofluidics and Lab-On-a-Chip in Dalian. Amer and Chiyu gave presentations on electrokinetics and multiphase flows in microchannels. Prof. Wang gave an invited talk on “Hybrid modeling of drop movements in microfluidics”.

Jun. 2016, Xin, Yihang, Ruizhe and Tianyu finished their bachelor’s thesis and defense. Congratulations!

Jun. 2016, Guangzhi finished his Master’s thesis and defense. Congratulations!

May 2016, Prof. ZJ Pan at CSIRO visited our group and gave an invited talk on measurement of adsorption and diffusion in shale.

May 2016, Prof. Wang attended the International Symposium of Unconventional Geomechanics, delivered a Keynote speech on “Flow Mechanisms and Multiscale Modeling of Natural Gas in Deep-seated Shales”, won the “Best Keynote Award”.

Apr. 2016, Prof. Wang attended the International Workshop on Molecular Simulation at Xian and gave an invited talk on “Hybrid atomistic-LBM modeling of drop movements and replacement on surface”.

Apr. 2016, Prof. Wang gave an invited talk at BWCFD on “Multiscale Interfacial Transport and Hybrid Modeling”.

Apr. 2016, Prof. J.S. Ma visited our group and gave a talk on “Digital Rock analysis and applications in petroleum”.

Apr. 2016, Prof. Martin Blunt visited our group and gave a talk on “Pore-scale imaging and modelling: a revolution in our understanding of multiphase flow”.

Mar. 2016, Prof. Wang and Chiyu attended the SCA conference and presented a poster.

Mar. 2016, Prof. K. Xu and Z. Guo visited our group and gave talks on multiscale modeling of gas flow and heat transfer.

Mar. 2016, Prof. Dutta visited our group and gave a talk on “Biofluidic Chip Design for Free Flow Isoelectric Focusing”.

Jan. 2016, Prof. Wang gave an invited talk on “Micro/nanoscale porous flow and heat & mass transfer in unconventional oil/gas exploration and development” at The 3rd Sino-U.S. Workshop on Sustainability Issues at NEWCAP, Beijing

Jan. 2016, Prof. M. Rolle visited our group and gave an invited talk.

Jan. 2016, Dr. C.Q. Yang finished her postdoctoral career in our group and joined Beijing Institute of architecture and design. Congratulations!


Dec. 2015, The publications of our group has received nearly 3,000 citations, H-index@30 based on ISI Web of Science; or nearly 4000 citations, H-index@35 based on Google Scholar

Dec. 2015, Y. Guo won the National Fellowship for Graduate Students. Congratulations!

Dec. 2015, The Special Issue of “Multiphase flows in Porous Media” on Special Topics and Reviews in Porous Media is now open for submissions.

Dec. 2015, The Special Issue of “Advanced theoretical and numerical approaches and applications to enhanced gas recovery” on Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering is now open for submissions

Dec. 2015, Our paper “Continuous inertial microparticle and blood cell separation in straight channels with local microstructures” was accepted by Lab on a Chip

Dec. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the First Conference on Nanogeoscience in Beijing and gave a plenary talk.

Dec. 2015, Prof. Wang visited China University of Petroleum and gave invited talks.

Nov. 2015, Our paper “Permeability of high-Kn real gas flow in shale and production prediction by pore-scale modeling” was accepted by Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering

Nov. 2015, Our paper “Lattice Boltzmann simulations for the vortex tori pattern in the three dimensional cubic-quintic complex Ginzburg-Landau equation” was accepted by Journal of Computational Physics

Nov. 2015, Prof. Wang attended Annual Conference of Energy, Resources and Environments in Shenzhen, and gave an invited talk.

Nov. 2015, Zhiqiang, Chiyu and Prof. Wang attended the Annual Conference of Multiphase Flow in Nanjing. Zhiqiang and Chiyu presented talks on multiphase flows.

Oct. 2015, Our paper “Droplet evaporation on a horizontal substrate under gravity field by mesoscopic modeling” was accepted by Journal of Colloid & Interface Science

Oct. 2015, Yangyu and Prof. Wang attended the Annual Conference of Heat Mass Transfer in Dalian. Yangyu presented a poster.

Oct. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the Annual Meeting of Geoscience of China and gave an invited talk on “Micro/nano percolation and applications in geoscience”, which won the “Best Paper” award.

Sep. 2015, Prof. Pan of CSIRO visited our lab; Prof. Pan of Univ. California visited our lab.

Sep. 2015, Ziyan and Prof. Wang attended the International Conference of China Shale Gas and gave a presentation of "Flow of high-Kn real gas in shale by pore scale modeling"'.

Aug. 2015, Prof. Daiguji of Univ. Tokyo visited our lab; Prof. Hu of Univ. Texas visited our lab; Prof. Warkiani of Univ. New South Wales visited our group.

Aug. 2015, Our paper "Effects of Dielectric Permittivity of Solid Structure on Electro-osmotic Permeability in Porous Media" was accepted by Journal of Porous Media

Aug. 2015, Amer attended the AMN conference at Beijing and gave a presentation on "Tempreature gradient and mixing enhancement of low-Reynolds electroosmotic flows".

Aug. 2015, Yuankai, Tong and Prof. Wang attended the National Conference of Mechanics at Shanghai and gave presentations.

Jul. 2015, Our paper "On mechanisms of chocked gas flows in microchannels" was accepted by Physics Letter A

Jul. 2015, Our paper "Phonon hydrodynamics and its applications in nanoscale heat transport" was accepted by Physics Reports (IF=22.91)

Jul. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the 13th China National Conference & International Forum on Fluid Flow in Porous Media and delivered a plenary talk on "Micro/nano percolation and applications in unconventional oil/gas resources".

Jul. 2015, H. Tian graduated from Tsinghua (with honor) and will join our group as a Master student; T. Liu graduated from Tsinghua (with honor) and will join our group as a Ph.D student. Welcome!

Jun. 2015, Prof. Wang attended International Symposium on Physical Properties of Composite Materials at Xi’an and delivered an invited talk on "Grain size effects on effective thermal conductivity of porous materials by mesoscopic modeling"

Jun. 2015, Prof. Xuan from Clemson University visited our Lab. Welcome!

Jun. 2015, Chiyu, Li and Prof. Wang attended the Annual Meeting of Petroleum Geology at Beijing with two posters.

Jun. 2015, Huanhuan and Tong completed their defenses of Bachelor's thesis. Congratulations!

Jun. 2015, Chiyu completed his defense of Master's thesis. Congratulations!

May 2015, Our paper "Dynamic contact angle of dilute polymer solution drops impacting on a hydrophobic surface" was accepted by Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

May 2015, Yangyu attended 13th Joint European Thermodynamics Conference at Nancy and gave a talk on "Extended thermodynamics of generalized laws in nanoscale heat transport".

May 2015, Li, Chiyu and Prof. Wang attended Interpore Annual Conference at Padova. Li and Chiyu gave oral presentations at the conference.

Apr. 2015, Prof. Wang visited QUST, gave an invited talk and communicated with Prof. Zitha for potential collaborations.

Apr. 2015, Our paper "Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Particle Motion in Binary Immiscible Fluids" was accepted by Communications in Computational Physics

Apr. 2015, Our paper "Modeling of electrokinetic reactive transport in micro pore using a coupled lattice Boltzmann method" was accepted by Journal of Geophysical Research

Apr. 2015, Our paper "Applicability of Donnan Equilibrium Theory at Nanochannel-Reservoir Interfaces" was accepted by Journal of Colloid & Interface Science

Apr. 2015, Our paper "Thermodynamic framework for a generalized heat transport equation" was accepted by Communications in Applied and Industrial Mathematics

Apr. 2015, Xinting finished her proposal for Ph.D thesis. Cong!

Mar. 2015, Our group members visited Karamay Oilfield, Prof. Wang gave an invited talk "Mechanism of Micro/nano complicated percolation and enhanced oil recovery" at Xinjiang Institute of Petroleum.

Feb. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the Fluid Mechanics Forum in Shenzhen and gave a talk on "Multiscale fluid mechanics and heat transfer in marine resources developments"

Jan. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the Young Scholar Symposium in New Energy Science and Technology in Harbin Institute of Technology and gave a talk on "Electrokinetic reactive transport in porous media".

Jan. 2015, Prof. Wang attended the Workshop on Frontiers of Molecular Simulation in Beijing and gave an invited talk on "Molecular Simulations for Electrokinetic Fluids".


Dec. 2014, Li went to San Francisco to attend the AGU Fall Meeting and gave a presentation on electro-osmosis.

Dec. 2014, Chiyu went to Guangzhou to attend the National Conference of Reology and gave a talk on multiphase percolation of non-Newtonian fluid.

Dec. 2014, Prof. Wang was appointed as an Associate Editor of Journal of Fluid Engineering ASME.

Nov. 2014, Yu went to San Francisco to attend the 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics and gave a presentation on inertial focusing.

Nov. 2014, The group went to Xiangshan Mountain together. Enjoy~

Nov. 2014, Prof. Wang with six group members attended the National Meeting of Engineering Thermophysics in Xi'an. Yangyu gave a talk on phonon hydrodynamics.

Oct. 2014, Prof. Wang with four students attend the IEA EOR 2014 in Beijing.

Sep. 2014, Visitors from RIPED visited our group. Welcome and thanks.

Aug. 2014, The publications of our group has received over 2,000 citations, H-index=26 based on ISI Web of Science; or over 2,800 citations, H-index=30 based on Google Scholar

Aug. 2014, Prof. Wang was awarded as the Excellent Class Mentor of Tsinghua University.

Aug. 2014, Prof. Wang was appointed as an Associate Editor of Journal Geophysical Research-Solid Earth (IF=3.44)

Aug. 2014, Our paper "Electro-osmosis of non-Newtonian fluids in porous media using lattice Poisson-Boltzmann method" was accepted by Journal of Colloid & Interface Science

Aug. 2014, Mr. Amer Alizadeh joined our group as a Ph.D candidate. Welcome! Mr. Z. Wang joined our group as a Master student. Welcome!

Aug. 2014, Our paper "Lattice Boltzmann modeling of thermal conduction in composite materials with thermal contact resistance" was accepted by Communications in Computational Physics

Aug. 2014, Prof. Wang and Li Zhang attended the International Heat Transfer Conference at Kyoto Japan.

Aug. 2014, Dr. Yu Chen and Chiyu Xie attend the 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels at Chicago USA.

Aug. 2014, Our paper "Comparisons of Different Implementations of Turbulence Modeling in Lattice Boltzmann Method" was accepted by Journal of Turbulence.

Jul. 2014, Prof. Pan visited Tsinghua University and our laboratory, gave talks and interacted with our group members. Welcome and thanks.

Jul. 2014, The invited review paper "Fundamentals and modeling of electrokinetic transport in nanochannels" was accepted by Israel Journal of Chemistry

Jul. 2014, Dr. Q.F. Lv join our group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!

Jun. 2014, Dr. Kang visited Tsinghua University and our laboratory. Welcome and thanks.

Jun. 2014, Our paper "Mixing enhancement of low-Reynolds electro-osmotic flows in microchannels with temperature-patterned walls" was accepted by Journal of Colloid & Interface Science

Jun. 2014, Two members of our group, Mr. T.Y. Li and Z.Y. Wang, passed their undergraduate thesis defense. Congratulations!

May 2014, Prof. Wang attended the International Symposium of Heat Transfer at Beijing and met DQ Li there. Prof. Wang attended the PTES 2014 at Shanghai and gave an invited talk.

May 2014, X. He attended the Ph.D symposium and presented. L. Zhang attended the Sino-German Center symposium of applied mathematics and presented.

Mar. 2014, The Special Issue "Microscale fluid mechanics and heat transfer in engineering problems" was published on Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

Jan. 2014, The paper "Multiscale fluid mechanics and modeling" was published on Procedia IUTAM


Dec. 2013, Two Chinese papers were accepted by the Chinese Journal of Engineering Thermophysics.

Dec. 2013, Prof. G. Drazer of Rutgers University of New Jersey visited Tsinghua University and our lab, gave talks and interacted with our group members. Welcome and thanks.

Dec. 2013, Our proposal "Multiscale modeling of micro/nanoscale drop movements in microchannel" was granted by MOE.

Nov. 2013, Two Chinese papers were accepted by the journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.

Nov. 2013, Chiyu Xie attended the Thermal Engineering Conference of Tsinghua-Seoul-Kyoto Universities and gave a presentation of "Mesoscopic Modeling of Gravity Effects on Drop Evaporation on a Horizontal Substrate".

Oct. 2013, Our group (Prof. Wang, 6 students and 1 VS) attended the Annual National Conference of Engineering Thermophysics 2013 at Chongqing. We presented one oral and six posters. Mr. Li Zhang got the best poster award! Congratulations to him.!

Sep. 2013, Prof. N. Pan at UCD of USA visited Tsinghua University and our laboratory, gave talks and interacted with our group members. Welcome and thanks.

Sep. 2013, Two visiting scholars (1-Year), H.J. Wu and C.X. Li, join our group. Welcome!

Aug. 2013, Two members, Guangzhi Liu and Yangyu Guo, join our group as graduate students. Welcome!

Aug. 2013, Seems that Prof. Wang got an award [see details]

Aug. 2013, Prof. Wang attended the CCTAM 2013 at Xi'an and gave one invited talk on "Monte Carlo modeling of high-Kn non-ideal gas flow and heat transfer" and one presentation on "Direct simulations of non-Newtonian fluid electro-osmosis in complex porous media".

Aug. 2013, Prof. Wang attended the 12th National Conference on Fluid Flow in Porous Media.

Jul. 2013, Two group member, Li Zhang and Chiyu Xie, attended the tenth International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science at Oxford University of UK, and gave presentations respectively. Mr. Zhang presented his recent results on "Electrokinetic reactive transport in microchannel". Mr Xie presented "Lattice Boltzmann model for thermal conduction in composite materials with thermal contact resistance".

Jul. 2013, Prof. V. Bertola of Liverpool University of UK visited Tsinghua University and our laboratory, gave talks and interacted with our group members. Welcome and thanks.

Jul. 2013, our publication has received over 2,000 citations based on the data from Google scholar report; the H-index is 27; [see details]

Jun. 2013, the paper "On momentum exchange method of lattice Boltzmann simulations for particle-fluid interactions" was accepted by the journal of Physical Review E

Jun. 2013, Three members of our group, Mr. Guangzhi Liu, Simeng Chen and Juntao Huang, passed their undergraduate thesis defense. Congratulations!

Jun. 2013, The first graduate student of our group, Mr. Xiaodong Shan, passed his thesis defense. Congratulations!

Jun. 2013, the paper "Numerical Study of Active Control of Mixing in Electro-Osmotic Flows by Temperature Difference using Lattice Boltzmann Methods" was accepted by the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Jun. 2013, the paper "Grain size effects on effective thermal conductivity of porous materials with internal thermal contact resistance" was accepted by the Journal Porous Media

May 2013, Prof. Wang was selected on the editorial board of the journal of Advances in High Energy Physics

May 2013, the paper "Electro-spinning/netting: A strategy for the fabrication of three-dimensional polymer nano-fiber/nets" was accepted by the journal of Progress in Materials Science

Mar. 2013, the paper "Effective resistance of gas flows in microchannels" was published on the journal of Advances of Mechanical Engineering

Jan. 2013, the paper "Understanding of thermal conductance of thin gas layer" was published on the journal of Advances of Mechanical Engineering


Dec. 2012, X. Shan won the National Fellowship for Graduate Students. Congratulations!

Dec. 2012, the paper "Scale effects of thermal conduction in micro gas layer around a cylinder" was accepted by the Journal of Engineering Thermophysics (In Chinese)

Nov. 2012, Mr. X. Shan presented a poster of "Scale effects of thermal conduction in micro gas layer" at 2012 NCTP-Heat Transfer Conference, Dongguan.

Nov. 2012, The paper "Engineering thermal and mechanical properties of flexible aerogel insulation composites via controllable lamination of multi-layer ordered fibers" was published on Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology

Nov. 2012, Mr. X. Shan presented "NUMERICAL STUDY OF SUBSONIC CHOKED GAS FLOWS IN MICROCHANNELS" at the 7th national conference of fluid mechanics, Guilin.

Oct. 2012, The paper "Understanding length dependence of effective thermal conductivity of nanowire" was published on Physics Letter A.

Oct. 2012, Mr. X. Shan presented "Numerical Simulations of subsonic chocking in microchannels" at ISHT8 Beijing.

Sep. 2012, The third version of "Scientific computation with MATLAB" was published by Publishing House of Electronics Industry, Beijing, China.

Sep. 2012, L. Zhang won the Freshman Fellowship of Ph.D Students. Congratulations!

Aug. 2012, Two members, Li Zhang and Chiyu Xie, join our group as graduate students. Welcome!

Jul. 2012, The paper "Liquid flow retardation in nanospaces due to electroviscosity: Electrical double layer overlap, hydrodynamic slippage, and ambient atmospheric CO2 dissolution" was published on Physics of Fluids

Jul. 2012, Call for papers of Special Issue of “Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Processes

Jun. 2012, Two members of our group, Mr. Li Zhang and Xinmiao Wang, passed their undergraduate thesis defense. Congratulations!

May 2012, the paper "Uncovering Molecular Mechanisms of Electrowetting and Saturation with Simulations" was published by the journal of Physical Review Letters.

May 2012, the paper "Structure effects on electro-osmosis in microporous media" was published by the Journal of Heat Transfer ASME.

Feb. 2012, Prof. Wang was selected as an Editorial Board Member of the journal of Transports in Porous Media.

Jan. 2012, Prof. Wang was selected as a representative of the association of thousand talents program and attended the first congress in Chengdu.

Jan. 2012, Prof. Wang was selected as an Associate Editor of the journal of Energy.


Dec. 2011, The review paper "Biomimicry via Electrospinning" was invited and accepted by the journal of Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences.(Impact Factor: 9.467)

Nov. 2011, Prof. Wang was selected into the recruitment program of global young experts (1000plan)

Oct. 2011, The paper "Engineering biomimetic superhydrophobic surfaces of electrospun nanomaterials" was published by the journal of Nano Today.(Impact Factor: 15.355)

Sep. 2011, The paper "Non-Fourier heat conductions in nanomaterials" was published in the Journal of Applied Physics.

Sep. 2011, The proposal of "Mechanism and applications of micro/nano electrokinetic fluid transport" was granted by NSFC starting from 2012.1.1.

Aug. 2011, Prof. Wang was granted by the "Backbone talent support plan” of Tsinghua University.

Jul. 2011, The paper “Geometry optimization of self-similar transport network” was published on Mathematical Problems in Engineering.

May 2011, Ph.D students recruiting with background in mechanics, physics, energy, computational modeling, mathematics, chemical engineering or environmental sciences. Contact with me at moralwang/at/jhu.edu

May 2011, New march on Tsinghua University……


Mar. 2011, The paper “Fabrication of biomimetic superhydrophobic surfaces inspired by lotus leaf and silver ragwort leaf” was published on Nanoscale.

Feb. 2011, The paper “A comparison of optimization theories for energy conservation in heat exchanger groups” was published on Chinese Science Bulletin.


Dec. 2010, I was selected as an editorial board member of Journal of Fluids and Thermal Science.

Nov. 2010, I was awarded the “LAAP Publication Award” by LANL

Oct. 2010, I was promoted as an Associate Editor for the journal of Special Topic and Reviews in Porous Media and Journal of Porous Media

Sep. 2010, The paper “Understanding of temperature and size dependences of effective thermal conductivity of nanotubes” was published by Physics Letter A.

Aug. 2010, The review paper “Electrospun nanomaterials for ultrasensitive sensors” was accepted by Materials Today (IF=11.5)

Aug. 2010, I attended the 14th International Conference of Heat Transfer and chaired one session of Porous Media.

Jul. 2010, The paper “Multi-dimensional effects on optimal network structure for liquid distributors” was accepted by Chemical Engineering and Processing

Jul. 2010, The paper “Molecular Simulations of Eletrokinetic Flows in Rough Nanochannels” was accepted by Journal of Computational Physics

Jun. 2010, The paper “Modeling of electro-osmosis of dilute electrolyte solutions in silica microporous media” was accepted by Journal of Geophysical Research

May. 2010, I was invited as an editorial board member of Micro and Nanosystems.

May. 2010, I was selected as an associate editor of Mathematical Problems in Engineering.

Apr. 2010, The paper “General Heat Conduction Equation Based on Thermomass Theory” was accepted by Frontier of Heat and Mass Transfer

Apr. 2010, The Special Issue of Micro/Nanotransport Phenomena in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency was published.

Mar. 2010, The paper “Modeling of electrokinetic transport in silicon nanofluidic channels” was accepted by the journal of Analytica Chimica Acta

Feb. 2010, The paper “Self-assembly of phthalocyanine and polyacrylic acid composite multilayers on cellulose nanofibers” was accepted by the journal of Carbohydrate Polymers

Jan. 2010, The paper “A highly sensitive humidity sensor based on nanofibrous membranes coated quartz crystal microbalance” was accepted by the journal of Nanotechnology as a featured article and one figure was selected as the cover image.

Jan. 2010, I was selected into the editorial board of the International Journal of Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation (six months)

Jan. 2010, I was selected as editorial board members of Journal of Porous Media and Special Topic and Reviews in Porous Media.


Dec. 2009, The paper “Electroviscosity in nanofluidic channels” was accepted by the Journal of Chemical Physics

Dec. 2009, The paper “Amphiphobic Nanofibrous Silica Mats with Flexible and High Heat-resistant Properties” was accepted by the ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

Dec. 2009, The paper “Mesoscopic Modeling of Multi-Physicochemical Transport Phenomena in Porous Media” was accepted by the Special Issue of Micro/Nanotransport Phenomena in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, on Advances Mechanical Engineering

Nov. 2009, I was invited to write a Book Review for the journal of Materials Today (IF=12.929)

Nov. 2009, I was invited as an editorial board member of the Journal of Materials Science and Engineering (one year)

Nov. 2009, The paper “Minimum entransy dissipation principle for the optimization of transport networks” was accepted by International Journal of Non-linear Science and Numerical Simulations

Nov. 2009, The paper “Electrochemical charge of silica surfaces at high ionic strength in narrow channels” was accepted by Journal of Colloids and Interface Science

Nov. 2009, The paper “Electrochemomechanical energy conversion efficiency in nanofluidic channels” was accepted by Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Oct. 2009, The paper “Modeling electrokinetic flows in microchannels using coupled lattice Boltzmann methods” was accepted by the Journal Computational Physics

Sep. 2009, The paper “Field Synergy Principle for Energy Conservation and Application” was accepted by the Special Issue of Micro/Nanotransport Phenomena in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, on Advances Mechanical Engineering

Jul. 2009, The paper “Optimization Principle for Varying Viscosity Fluid Flow and Its Application to Heavy Oil Flow Drag Reduction” was accepted by the ACS journal of Energy and Fuels.

Jul. 2009, The paper “Nonlinear effective properties of unsaturated porous materials” was accepted by International Journal of Non-linear Science and Numerical Simulations

May 2009, The paper “Elastic property of multiphase composites with random microstructures” was accepted by the Journal Computational Physics

Apr. 2009, The paper “Optimization principles for convective heat transfer” was accepted by the journal of Energy

Mar. 2009, The paper “Irreversibility of heat conduction in complex multiphase systems and its application to the effective thermal conductivity of porous media” is published by the International Journal of Non-linear Science and Numerical Simulations

Mar. 2009, The paperGas Sensors Based on Electrospun Nanofibers” is published by the journal of Sensors

Mar. 2009, The paper “Electrokinetic transport in microchannels with random roughness” was accepted by the ACS journal of Analytical Chemistry (IF=5.7)


Aug. 2008, The paper “Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Conjugate Heat Transfer in High-Frequency Oscillating Flows” is published by the International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow.

July 2008, The paper "Predictions of Effective Physical Properties of Complex Multiphase Materials" was accepted by the Journal of Materials Science & Engineering R: Reports (IF=17.3)

May 2008, New march on Los Alamos National Lab......

Mar. 2008, The paper "Thermal conductivity enhancement of carbon fiber composites" was accepted by the Applied Thermal Engineering.

Feb. 2008, The proposal "Modeling the effective properties of multiphase materials" was submitted to NSF (Co-PI).

Jan. 2008, I was awarded the J. Robert Oppenheimer Fellowship by the Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Dec. 2007, The paper "On applicability of Poisson-Boltzmann equation for micro- and nanoscale electroosmotic flows" was accepted by the Communications in Computational Physics

Nov. 2007, We are invited to contribute one review paper on the journal of Material Science and Engineering-R Reports.

Oct. 2007, The paper "Analysis of Gas flows in Micro- and Nanochannels" was accepted by the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

Oct. 2007, The paper "Modeling and prediction of the Effective Thermal Conductivity of Random Open-cell Porous Foams" was accepted by the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

Sep. 2007, The paper "Electric potential distribution in nanoscale electroosmosis: from molecules to continuum" was accepted by Molecular Simulations.

July 2007, The chapter entry "Micro- and nanoscale gas fluidics" will appear in the Encyclopedia of Micro- and Nanofluidics published by Springer in 2008.

June 2007, The paper "Transport properties of functionally graded materials" was accepted by Journal of Applied Physics.

May 2007, The paper "Electroosmosis in homogeneously charged micro- and nanoscale random porous media" was accepted by Journal of Colloids and Interface Science.

May 2007, The chapter entry "Analysis of Electroosmotic microfluidics using the lattice Poisson-Boltzmann method" will appear in the Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics published by Springer in 2008.

Apr. 2007, The paper "Numerical analyses of effective dielectric constant of multiphase micro porous media" was in press in Journal of Applied Physics.

Mar. 2007, The paper "Roughness and Cavitations effects on Electro-osmotic Flows in Rough Microchannels using the Lattice Poisson-Boltzmann Methods" was accepted by Journal Computational Physics.

Mar. 2007, The paper "Mesoscopic simulations of phase distribution effects on the effective thermal conductivity of micro porous media" was accepted by Journal of Colloids and Interface Science.

Feb. 2007, The paper "Lattice Poisson-Boltzmann Simulations of Electroosmotic Flows in Charged Anisotropic Porous Media" was accepted by journal of Communications in Computational Physics.

Feb. 2007, The proposal "Effective thermal conductivity of fibrous materials" was funded by NTC ($210k, PI: Prof. Pan at University California, Davis).

Jan. 2007 The paper "Three dimensional effect on the effective thermal conductivity of porous media" was published by the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Jan. 2007, The paper “Mesoscopic prediction of the effective thermal conductivity for microscale random porous media” was accepted by the journal of Physical Review E


Dec. 2006, The paper "Generalized Enskog Monte Carlo (GEMC)" was accepted by journal of Computers & Fluids, which can give correct simulations of high-Knudsen high-density non-ideal gas flow and heat transfer.

Nov. 2006, I was appointed as "Visiting Scientist" by Department of Mechanical Engineering of Johns Hopkins University

Sep. 2006, The proposal "Multiscale modeling and simulations of micro- and nano-scale electrokinetic flows" was funded by NSF ( $95, PI: Prof. Chen at Johns Hopkins University).

May 2006, My Ph.D Dissertation was awarded as Distinguished Ph.D Dissertation of China, Honorable Mention


Events

The 2nd ASME International Conference of Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer, Shanghai, China, December 18-22, 2009

The First International Symposium on Soft Materials on May 26, 2009, Shanghai, China

Energy for the 21st century at Santa Fe on May 18-22, 2009

The ELKIN 2008 will be held in May 2008 in Santa Fe.

The XVII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2008) will be held in July 2008 in San Francisco.

AGU Meeting will be held in San Francisco, December, 2007

APS Annual Meeting will be held in Utah University, Nov. 2007

The Fiber Society 2007 Annual Meeting and Technical Conference will be held in University of California, Davis, USA, October 9~11, 2007

The 5th International Conferences on Nonlinear Mechanics will be held on 11-14 June, 2007 in Shanghai, China