The 3rd Asian Conference on Thermal Sciences

June 23-27, 2024, Shanghai, China

(In alphabetic order)
Prof. BO Zheng Zhejiang University, China
Bio:

Zheng BO is a Professor of Energy Engineering at the Zhejiang University, China. His research interest is mainly on short-term high-power energy storage, electrostatic adsorption, heat and mass transport in nano-confined spaces, and statistical thermodynamics. Prof. BO has published 2 monographs and more than 110 peer-reviewed journal papers. He is now hosting the National Key R&D Program Project of short-term high frequency energy storage technology, and has been granted by National Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholars (NSFC) and Newton Advanced Fellowship of the Royal Society (UK). He is now the Vice Chairman of the China Supercapacitor Industry Alliance and an IOP Fellow since 2020.

Title:

Electrostatic adsorption and ion transport in microporous structure for high power supercapacitor energy storage

 

Prof. CAO Binyang Tsinghua University, China
Bio:

Bingyang Cao is full professor and dean in the School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. He is fellow of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, International Association of Advanced Materials, and Engineered Science Society. He currently serves as Delegate of the Assembly for International Heat Transfer Conferences, Secretary General of the Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, vice-chair of the Thermally Conductive Composite Committee of the Composite Society of China, etc. He was awarded MOE New Century Talented Scientists Program (2011), Excellent Youth Funding of NSFC (2013), Wu Zhonghua Outstanding Young Scholar Award from CETS (2014), Outstanding Young Scientists of NSFC (2018), First Prize of Natural Science of MOE (2019), IAAA Medal of International Association of Advanced Materials (2020), Elsevier Highly Cited Researchers (2021-2023). His main research areas include micro-/nanoscale heat transport, thermally functional materials and advanced thermal management technologies. He has published a monograph: Non-Fourier heat conduction in nanostructures, and more than 200 SCI-indexed journal papers. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of ES Energy & Environment, Associate Editor of International Journal of Thermal Sciences, and editorial member of over 10 international journals.

Title:

TDA (Thermal Design Automation): Realizing multiscale thermal managements for electronic

 

Prof. CHEN Bin Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bio:

Dr. Chen Bin is a full professor and vice director of State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. For more than a decade, Prof. Chen has devoted his efforts to the interdisciplinary research on computational multiphase flow and bio-heat transfer in laser dermatology (vascular malformation and pigmentary lesions), laser ophthalmic therapy, laser lipolysis, etc. Currently, he is working on the cryogen spray cooling, laser heat transfer in skin-tissue, as well as thermal damage mechanism for 585/595nm pulse dye laser, 755nm Alexanderite and 1064nm Nd:YAG laser. He is also developing laser specking imaging technology for the non-invasive detection of skin tissue structure and online monitoring of capillary blood flow. He has published over 120 peer reviewed international journal papers and served as editorial board member for several scientific journals.

Title:

Personalized Laser Treatment of Ota’s Nevus with External Skin Cooling

 

Prof. CHEN Jie Tongji University, China
Bio:

Prof. Jie Chen is the full professor and vice dean for research in the School of Physics Science and Engineering at Tongji University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physics from National University of Singapore in 2012, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at ETH Zurich (2013-2015). He has been a faculty member at Tongji University since 2015. His research focuses on the nanoscale thermal transport, phononics, and thermal interface materials. He is the winner of National Youth Talent award in China. He has authored over 80 SCI-indexed peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 invited book chapters, and delivered 17 invited talks in international conferences. He has a total citation over 6100 and H-index of 43 in Google Scholar.

Title:

Thermal Transport and Phonon Physics in Two-Dimensional Materials

 

Prof. CHEN Li Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bio:

Li Chen is a full Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) China. He obtained his PH. D in Engineering Thermophysics at XJTU in 2013, followed by a Director Postdoc at Loa Alamos National Lab from 2013 to 2016. He was the winner of Young Scientist Award of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering. His research focuses on transport phenomena in porous media with background of fuel cell, flow battery, CO2 storage and hydrocarbon resource exploitation. Particularly, he has developed an advanced pore-scale model based on the Lattice Boltzmann Method for coupled multiphase flow, heat and mass transfer, chemical reaction, solid precipitation-dissolution (melting-solidification) processes in porous media. Up to now, he has published 117 SCI papers in a variety of top journals, including Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Small, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Power Sources, Applied Energy, Electrochemica Acta, Energy, Chemical Engineering Journal, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal of Computational Physics, Physical Review E, Langmuir, Nano Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Fuel, Water Resources Research, etc. Furthermore, his research has also resulted in over 40 conference presentations (including 24 keynote or invited talks), 10 patents and 8 software copyrights. He is in the editor board of two international journals (Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, Energies). He is also in the young editor board of Advances in Applied Energy. He is the associate editor of Frontiers in Thermal Engineering.

Title:

Topology optimization of heat and mass transfer processes

 

Prof. CHEN Rong Chongqing University, China
Bio:

Professor Rong Chen obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from School of Energy and Power Engineering at Chongqing University in 2000 and 2003 respectively. He got his Ph.D degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007. He continued his postdoctoral research at the same department. In 2010, he joined School of Energy and Power Engineering at Chongqing University, where he was promoted to full professor in 2014. His research interests include optofluidics, solar energy utilization, new energy conversion technologies, microscale transport and interfacial phenomena.

Title:

Superhydrophobic Photothermal Materials for Anti-Icing and Deicing

 

Prof. GONG Shuai Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Bio:

Dr. Shuai Gong is currently an associate professor in School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained his PhD from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 2015, then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at SJTU (2015-2017) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, 2017-2019). His research interests include micro/nanoscale liquid-vapor phase change heat transfer, wetting and interfacial dynamics, and mass transport in electrocatalytic hydrogen production. He was selected as World’s Top 2% scientists 2022 & 2023 by Stanford University and Elsevier.

Title:

Modeling of liquid-vapor phase change heat transfer: from nanoscale to macroscale

 

Prof. JEONG Ji Hwan Pusan National University, Korea
Bio:

Ji-Hwan Jeong is currently a Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Pusan National University in Korea. He earned his Ph.D. degree in 1995 from KAIST after graduating from Seoul National University. Throughout his career, he has delved into various domains of thermal engineering, spanning heat transfer enhancement, two-phase flow phenomena, compact heat exchangers, refrigeration systems, and nuclear thermal-hydraulics. His collaborative endeavors with industry have resulted in the development of innovative and compact heat exchangers tailored for applications in jet engines, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, as well as nuclear power plants. On the international stage, Professor Jeong has made significant contributions to his profession by actively engaging in professional societies. He currently holds the position of Editor-in-Chief for the "International Journal of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration" and served as an Associate Editor for the "Journal of Mechanical Science & Technology". Additionally, he plays key roles as an executive board member of AUTSE, a delegate of the Assembly for International Heat Transfer Conferences (IHTC), a member of the scientific council of ICHMT, and holds the position of President of Commission B2 at the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR).

Title:

Exploring heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics in fluid flow through open-cell porous metals with tens-of-PPI porosity

 

Prof. JING Dengwei Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bio:

Dr Dengwei Jing is a full professor of Xian Jiaotong Unversity and is presently the deputy director of the hydrogen energy committee of the China renewable energy society and deputy secretary general of the multiphase flow branch of the Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics. He is a recipient of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the Newton Advanced fellowship of the Royal Society of UK, and the project leader of the National Key R&D Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology. He has published more than 200 SCI papers, 2 English books, applied for and authorized more than 40 domestic and foreign invention patents, and 12 software copyrights. He has been selected as one of the 2% of the world's most cited researchers in the field of energy, and has won the second prize of the National Natural Science Award (ranked 2nd), the first prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Award (ranked 2nd), and the first prize of Technological Invention Award of the Chinese Renewable Energy Society (ranked 1st).

Title:

Thermal Coupled and Photovoltaic Electrolysis Integrated Solar Hydrogen Production

 

Prof. KANG Yong Tae Korea University, Korea
Bio:

Prof. KANG Yong Tae received his BS and MS at Department of Mechanical Eng., Seoul National University in 1987 and 1989, respectively, and PhD at Department of Mechanical Eng, The Ohio State University in 1994. After spending two years at the OSU as a postdoctoral researcher, he joined JST as a special researcher and TUAT, Tokyo, Japan as a visiting professor in 1997. After spending three years at JST and TUAT, he joined the faculty at Kyung Hee University, Korea in 2000, and moved to Korea University in 2014. His research focuses on thermal energy systems including absorption heat pumps, heat exchanger design, refrigeration systems, nanofluids, CO2 captureKANG using nanoabsorbents and sorption thermal battery. He published more than 200 international and domestic journals and more than 250 conference papers. He is now a member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers), KSME (Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers), IIR (International Institute of Refrigeration), JSHRAE (Japanese Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) and SAREK (Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineers of Korea). In 2010, his lab. was designated as a National Research Lab. by the Ministry of Science and Technology. In 2012, he served as a vice president of graduate school, Kyung Hee University. In 2015, he received the Asian Academic Award jointly from SAREK/CAR/JSRAE. In 2017, He received the best research award from Korea University. In 2018, he was elected as a fellow of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology. He was also elected as a fellow of National Academy of Engineering of Korea in 2020. He served as a director of BK21 plus center for creative research engineers of convergence mechanical systems, School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University. He is a former president of SAREK in 2022 and now fellow of SAREK and AUTSE. Now he is a director of Research Center for Plus Energy Building Innovative Technology (ERC) sponsored by Korea Government.

Title:

Sorption thermal battery for plus energy building application

 

Prof. LI Deyu Vanderbilt University, USA
Bio:

Dr. Deyu Li is currently a professor in the Mechanical Engineering department at Vanderbilt University. Professor Li’s research interest includes nanoscale energy transport as well as microfluidics and nanofluidics. He has authored/co-authored more than 130 journal articles reporting on well-recognized original discoveries in nanoscale transport phenomena. Dr. Li received an NSF career award in 2007, the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Award for Research in 2013, and was elected an ASME fellow in 2017.

Title:

Thermal Transport through nanowires – beyond the classical size effect

 

Prof. LEE Bong Jae Korea Advanced Insitute of Science and Technology, Korea
Bio:

Dr. Bong Jae Lee is currently a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Prior to joining KAIST, he has worked in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor for three years. He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University in 2001 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. Dr. Lee was the winner of the Georgia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in 2008 and was the recipient of the ASME - Hewlett Packard Best Paper Award (2nd place) in 2007. He also received Young Investigator Award from Thermal Engineering Division, KSME in 2014. Dr. Lee is a fellow of ASME as well as AUTSE (Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering).

Title:

Surface-Plasmon-Enhanced Heat Transfer on a Thin Metallic Film

 

Prof. LEI Chengwang The University of Sydney, Australia
Bio:

Chengwang Lei is a full professor in the School of Civil Engineering at The University of Sydney, Australia and the Director of Centre for Wind, Waves and Water. Professor Lei received his bachelor’s degree (1988) and master’s degree (1992) in Mechanical Engineering at Huazhong University of Science & Technology and PhD degree (2000) in Civil Engineering at The University of Western Australia. His main research focus is on fundamental fluid mechanics and heat transfer processes associated with buoyancy driven flows. The research spans across multiple disciplines with environmental, industrial, and domestic applications and involves concurrent experimental, numerical, and analytical modelling. Professor Lei is a Founding Fellow of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering (AUTSE) and a member of the AUTSE Executive Board. He is serving as an Associate Editor of Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer (Begell House) and an Editorial Board Member of multiple journals including Energy and Buildings (Elsevier), Heat Transfer (Wiley), and Discover Mechanical Engineering (Springer).

Title:

Enhancing natural convection heat transfer through a vertical channel with a confined circular cylinder

 

Prof. LI Yuyang Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Bio:

Prof. Yuyang Li obtained his PhD degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 2010 and is now a professor and a vice dean at School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include carbon-neutral energy and power, low-carbon combustion technologies for aero-engines and gas turbines, reaction kinetics and fluid dynamics in energy and combustion research, and novel combustion technologies (such as flame synthesis, plasma-assisted combustion, etc.). He has published more than 190 papers and has an H-index of 42 (Web of Science). He was elected as a Fellow of The Combustion Institute, selected for the World's Top 2% Scientists List, and awarded the Research Excellence Award of the Combustion Institute, the Energy and Fuels Rising Star by Energy & Fuels, the China State Natural Science Award (2nd Grade), the China Youth Science and Technology Award. Currently, he serves as a Colloquium Coordinator of 40th International Symposium on Combustion, the chair of the Local Organization Committee of the 3rd Symposium on Ammonia Energy, a Board Member of Combustion Section of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, and a Section Editor of Applied Sciences and Journal of Ammonia Energy.

Title:

Measuring and understanding thermochemical process in combustion: From regular to extreme conditions and homogenous to multiphase circumstances

 

Prof. LIN Shangchao Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Bio:

Dr. Shangchao Lin is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He received his bachelor’s degree from SJTU in 2006 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2008 and 2012. He was a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT from 2012 to 2014, and an Assistant Professor at Florida State University from 2014 to 2018. He was awarded by the Thousand Young Talents Program of China in 2019. His research interests include energy storage and conversion, nanoscale heat & mass transfer, and solid-state barocaloric cooling. He has published more than 60 research articles in leading journals, including Nature, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Science Advances, Advanced Functional Materials, ACS Nano, Chemical Engineering Journal, and Journal of the American Chemical Society, with a total citation of more than 5500 times and an H-index of 35. He serves as young editorial board members of several journals, including Frontiers in Energy and Carbon Neutrality.

Title:

Molecular Understanding and Realization of Scalable Barocaloric Cooling Using Bulk Plastic Crystals

 

Prof. LIU Qibin Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS, China
Bio:

Clean fuel production through solar thermochemical conversion: New mechanism and method exploration

Title:

Prof. Qibin Liu (Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS) obtained his BEng and MEng on refrigeration and engineering thermophysics from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and his PhD on engineering thermophysics from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) in 2008. Then he joined the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, CAS. Now he is a professor of IET and UCAS, and his research interests include: multi-energies hybrid system, solar fuel, distributed energy system, etc.

 

Prof. LIU Xianglei Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Bio:

Xianglei Liu is a full professor of School of Energy and Power Engineering in Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Prof. Liu mainly focuses on the researches of micro/nanoscale heat transfer, solar fuel production, and thermal energy storage. He has authored and coauthored 3 book chapters, more than 140 peer reviewed journal papers, and over 50 conference papers/presentations including 12 keynote presentations and 1 plenary report. He received Elsevier/JASRT Raymond Viskanta Awards, Wu Zhonghua Award for outstanding young scholars, Jiangsu Distinguished Young Scholars, and the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award.

Title:

Solar thermochemical CO2 to fuel conversion

 

Prof. LIU Zhichun Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Bio:

Professor Liu is a professor of Engineering Thermophysics at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research focuses on heat dissipation and control technology of electronic devices, heat transfer enhancement theory and technology, water and heat management in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, as well as energy transfer and conversion at micro-nano scale.

Title:

Energy conversion and heat transfer based on phase change at nanoporous membranes

 

Prof. LUO Kun Zhejiang University, China
Bio:

Kun Luo is currently a full professor in the State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization at Zhejiang University. He received his Ph.D. from Zhejiang University in 2005 and worked at the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University from 2007 to 2009. Prof. Luo's research centers on computational multiphase flow and combustion in energy and power systems. He and his students have developed a number of algorithms, codes, and multi-physics simulation platforms for studying reacting/non-reacting two-phase flows towards efficient and clean energy utilization. In these endeavors, Prof. Luo has undertaken over 10 projects as the principal investigator, and authored or co-authored more than 200 technical papers in international peer-reviewed journals. Prof. Luo has received the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the Distinguished Paper Award from the 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, and the Wu Zhonghua Excellent Young Scholar Award from the Chinese Association of Engineering Thermal Physics. He is an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, an Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, and an Editorial Advisory Board member of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow.

Title:

Two-phase spray flamelet/progress variable model for spray combustion

 

Prof. LUO Xiaobing Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Bio:

Xiaobing Luo is a professor in Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is the recipient of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, IEEE Fellow and ASME Fellow. His research interests include extreme thermal management design and devices, packaging of optoelectronic devices (LED and quantum dots), micro pump. He has published 180 peer-review journal papers as the first author or the corresponding author, and authorized 59 Chinese invention patents and 5 US patents as the first inventor, of which 20 have been transferred to industry. He successfully developed the first micro hydraulic suspension pump and ultra-thin micro pump, as well as the thermal management framework for high-temperature logging tools.

Title:

Theoretical modeling and key technology research on thermal management system of electronics under high-temperature environment

 

Prof. MA Weigang Tsinghua University, China
Bio:

Weigang Ma is an Associate Professor at Tsinghua University, China. He received the B.E. (2006) and Ph. D (2012) degrees from Tsinghua University. His current interests mainly focus on micro/nanoscale transport and energy conversion. He has published more than 100 papers in highly-visible journals, including Nature Communications, Nano Energy, ACS Nano. He received Hartnett-Irvine Award of International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer in 2018 and Young Scientist Award of Asian Thermophysical Properties Research in 2019. Currently, he is serving as chairman of the Young Scholar Committee of Heat Transfer Society of China, Subject Editor of Journal of Thermal Science and Associate Editor of International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow.

Title:

HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN IONIC THERMOELCTRICS

 

Prof. NOMURA Masahiro The University of Tokyo, Japan
Bio:

Masahiro Nomura is a Professor at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from the University of Tokyo in 2005. His current research interests include hybrid quantum science, physics and control technology of phonon/heat transport in semiconductor nanostructures, radiative heat transfer, and thermoelectric energy harvesting. The concept of his current research is "from photonics to phononics" based on his research experience in quantum electronics. He received 16 awards including The 16th JSPS Prize (2019) for the top 15 scientists below 45 in Japan.

Title:

Heat Transfer in Nanostructured Semiconductors: a Photonic Perspective

 

Prof. QIAN Xiaoshi Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Bio:

Xiaoshi Qian, Ph.D., professor. He obtained his Ph.D. Degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Pennsylvania State University from 2015 to 2017 and UCLA from 2017 to 2018. Currently, he is a distinguished professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His primary research interests focus on dielectrics, ferroelectric materials and related multifunctional devices, which include electrocaloric cooling device, sensors, artificial muscles, energy harvesting and storage.

Title:

COLOSSAL ELECTROCALORIC COOLING EFFECT IN HIGH-ENTROPY FERROELECTRIC WORKING BODIES

 

Prof. Qu Zhiguo Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bio:

Prof. Qu is a professor of Energy & Power Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University and a winner of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. His research interests include modeling and simulation of multi-scale heat and mass transfer process, utilization of solar energy and salinity gradient energy, electrochemical energy conversion and storage. He has presided projects such as National Key Research and Development Program fuel cell Project (Chief scientist), 973 project and National Natural Science Foundation project. To date, he has published more than 400 academic papers (294 SCI international journal papers) with more than 8700 citations with the H-index of 52 (WOS). He won the first Prize of Science and Technology Natural Science of Shaanxi Province (1st), the National Science and Technology Progress Award (Innovation Team, first prize, 6th), the second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award (2nd), and the second Prize of National Technology Invention Award (3rd). He is currently an expert in the Hydrogen Energy Key Special Guide of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Editorial Board of Scientific Report and Energy & AI.

Title:

Multi-scale modeling and investigation on performance characteristics and degradation mechanism of proton exchange membrane fuel cells

 

Prof. SHIOMI Junichiro University of Tokyo, Japan
Bio:

Junichiro Shiomi is Professor in Institute of Engineering Innovation and Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (UTokyo). He received B.E. (1999) from Tohoku University, and Ph. D. (2004) from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Leading the Thermal Energy Engineering Lab, he has been pursuing research to advance thermal management, waste heat recovery, and energy harvesting technologies based on nano-to-macro innovation in materials, structures, and systems.

Prof. Shiomi has been leading several projects including Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) (JSPS), Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (JST-CREST), Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (JST-PRESTO), and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) projects. He is Fellow of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers and Member of Science Council of Japan. He serves as an editor of Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering.

He is a recipient of the Zeldovich Medal from the Committee on Space Research, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Educational, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (the Young Scientists’ Prize and the Science and Technology Prize), the Academic award of Heat Transfer Society of Japan, the Academic Award of Thermoelectric Society of Japan, the JSPS Award, and the Nukiyama Memorial Award.

Title:

Engineering complex thermophysical properties by materials informatics

 

Prof. SHUAI Yong Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Bio:

Dr. Shuai Yong is a full professor in the School of Energy Science and Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in Harbin, China. His current research interests are in the areas of low-carbon energy and advanced energy storage technologies, optical thermal regulation via Metamaterial and smart thermal management, and advanced thermal measurement technique and instrument development. He has authored/co-authored about 120 journal papers and has 30 patented inventions in solar energy utilization and thermal radiation measurement. He also serves as a regular reviewer of many international journals on radiation heat transfer, optics, and solar energy. In addition, he serves on the Editorial Board of the Solar Energy, Smart Science, Energy Storage and Saving, Science China: Technological Science , Carbon Neutrality and Energy and Policy Research (2014-2017). Dr. Shuai was a recipient the 2013 Program for New Century Excellent Talents in Ministry of Education of China, the 2015 Outstanding Youth Science Foundation of NSFC, the 2016 Youth Yangtze River scholar, and the 2019 Yangtze River scholar.

Title:

Solar-driven valorization for CO2, biomass, and waste plastics: A study on carbon emission reduction from concentrated solar Power (CSP)

 

Prof. SONG Bai Peking University, China
Bio:

Dr. Bai Song explores at the intersections of thermal science, nanotechnology, and ultrafast physics, with a keen interest in probing mechanisms and pushing limits. He earned his BE and ME at Tsinghua University, PhD at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and worked as a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining Peking University in 2019. His recent projects focus on near-field thermal radiation, extreme thermal conductivity and interfacial thermal conductance (e.g., c-BAs, c-BN, graphite, and 2D amorphous carbon), exotic phonon dynamics and transport, thermal diodes of ultrahigh rectification ratios, unusual isotope effects in condensed matter, and microfluidic cooling of high-power electronics. Dr. Song is a recipient of the 2020 XPLORER PRIZE from the New Cornerstone Science Foundation.

Title:

THERMAL TRANSPORT IN A 2D AMORPHOUS MATERIAL

 

Prof. SUZUKI Hiroshi Kobe University, Japan
Bio:

Hiroshi Suzuki is working for Department of Chemical Science and Engineering of Kobe University as a professor (2010-). His main research interests are “thermal media transportation systems”. He was awarded for "Turbulent Boundary Layer Disturbed by a Cylinder” from Heat Transfer Society of Japan (1990), Process Intensification with Phase Change Material Slurries" from the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan (2010), awarded “Development of Novel Hard-Shell Micro-Encapsulated Phase Change Materials” from the Heat Transfer Society of Japan (2020) and also awarded “Dilute Solution and Fine Particle Suspension Rheology Applied to the Thermal Energy Transportation” from the Society of Rheology of Japan (2021). He was leading the Japanese researchers working on the thermal storage and latent heat transportation technologies as the president of the Japanese Society of Latent Heat Engineers (2021-2023). He is also leading for the Heat Transfer Society of Japan as a vice-president (2023-2024) and for the Society of Rheology, Japan as a vice-president (2023-2024).

Title:

Latent heat transportation with hard-shell micro-encapsulated phase change materials.

 

Prof. SUZUKI Yuji The University of Tokyo, Japan
Bio:

Yuji Suzuki received the B.S., M.S., and Dr.Eng. degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1987, 1989, and 1993, respectively. He is currently with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Tokyo, as a Professor. He received Fellow of Combustion Institute, IEEE Fellow, Fellow of AUTSE, and Fellow of JSME. He serves as a Vice President of Heat Transfer Society of Japan, and a Board Member of Combustion Society of Japan. He also served as the general co-chair of IEEE MEMS2010 (Hong Kong) and the general chair of PowerMEMS 2017 (Kanazawa). His research interests include flame-to-wall interaction of ammonia/hydrocarbon flames, micro energy conversion such as energy harvesting using electrets,, and optimal design/control of micro heat and fluid flow.

Title:

Investigation of Wall Chemical Effects in Hydrogen/Ammonia Flames toward Green Combustion Systems

 

Prof. SZMYD Janusz AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Bio:

Prof. Szmyd received MSc Eng. Degree from the AGH University of Krakow in 1977. He has been employed since 1980 at AGH University of Krakow, where received Ph.D. (1980), D.Sc. (1992) degrees, and professor position (1995).

In 2002 he received Professor title (title Professor given by President of Poland) and in 2005 Special Full Professor position given by Minister of Higher Education in Poland.

He received title Doctor Honris Causa, from Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan in 2015.

He has published more than two hundred fifty scientific papers on Numerical Simulation of Heat and Mass Transfer, Turbulent Flows and Turbulent Heat Transfer, Interactive Computational and Experimental Methodologies, Convection in Czochralski Melt Systems, Magnetic Convection, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems, Energy and Exergy Analysis.

He is President of EUROTHERM Committee (European Committee for the Advancement of Thermal Sciences and Heat Transfer). He is member of the Assembly of World Conferences on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics. He is vice chairman of Commission on Threats to Civilization, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He is Associate Editor for International Series on Developments in Heat Transfer and he was Guest editor of Progress of Computational Fluid Dynamics International Journal, Guest editor of International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow and Guest editor of Heat and Mass Transfer.

He was and he is a member of scientific committee for many international conferences.

Title:

Modelling of Transport Phenomena in SOFC Systems by making use of Interactive Computational-Experimental Methodology

 

Prof. TANG Dawei Dalian University of Technology, China
Bio:

Dawei Tang is currently a professor at Dalian University of Technology. He received his PhD degree from Shizuoka University in 1999. He joined the Chinese Academy of Sciences as a researcher in 2004. He joined Dalian University of Technology and served as the dean of the School of Energy and Power Engineering in 2016. He has published more than 450 academic papers and more than 90 national patents. His research interest mainly focuses on the extreme conditions thermophysics, high intensity heat transfer and concentrated solar energy.

Title:

Thermophysical Properties under Extreme Conditions by Ultrafast-Laser Time Domain Thermoreflectance Method

 

Prof. TANG Guihua Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bio:

Professor Guihua Tang is currently Head of Department, and Director of Key Laboratory of Thermo-Fluid Science and Engineering, Ministry of Education in China, Xi'an Jiaotong University. He obtained a PhD in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics in 2004, and BEng in 1996 from Xi'an Jiaotong University. He worked as a Higher Scientific Officer in the UK STFC Daresbury Laboratory from 2007 to 2009. He has extensive research experiences in microscale and nanoscale fluid flow and heat transfer and the applications in solar energy, thermoelectrics materials, super insulating materials, engine thermal management, phase-change heat transfer, and energy storage. His resesarch earned him National Research Awards and National Reseach Talents honors, etc.

Title:

Direct evaluation and optimization of heat exchangers on cycle efficiency in Brayton cycles for power and energy storage

 

Prof. TSUSHIMA Shohji Osaka University, Japan
Bio:

Shohji Tsushima received his B.E., M.E. and Dr. Eng. degrees from Osaka University and joined the faculty of Mechanical and Control Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Since 2014, he has been a professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Osaka University and is an assistant to the President of Osaka University in 2024. Dr. Tsushima’s research interests include experimental, numerical and theoretical studies of electrochemical and transport processes in energy conversion devices as seen in fuel cells and batteries and their enhancement with fabrication and optimization of nano- and micro-structure based on fundamental understandings of transport properties of reactive chemicals, ions and electrons with theoretical design of related mediums. He was awarded The Young Scientists’ Prize from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan in 2006. He has been appointed as an assistant editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy since 2011 and also had worked as the director of The Heat Transfer Society of Japan for two-years in 2021-2022. He has been a fellow of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers since 2023 and was elected as an Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering (AUTSE) Fellow in 2023.

Title:

Collaborative research of thermo-fluids and materials developments in fuel cells and flow batteries

 

Prof. WANG Boxiang Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, CAS, China
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Boxiang Wang is now a Young Professor (PI) at Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIMIT, CAS). Prior to joining SIMIT, CAS, he was an Associate Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include micro/nanoscale thermal radiation, metamaterials and metasurfaces, quantum optics as well as light transport in complex media. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in top-ranked international journals. He not only focuses on the fundamental light-matter interaction mechanisms, but also develops novel materials and devices for energy, environmental and transduction applications, including functional coatings for structural color and thermal insulation, as well as thin-film materials for smart windows and transparent electrodes. He was awarded several important awards including Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering (AUTSE) Young Scientist Award, Shanghai Natural Science Award (First Class), Best Paper Award of the 6th ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer (MNHMT) International Conference. He now serves as a Member of the Scientific Council of International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer (ICHMT), Member of the Youth Working Committee of Heat and Mass Transfer Branch of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, and associate editors of several international journals like Journal of Thermal Science and Carbon Neutrality.

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Tailoring thermal radiation based on topological photonic structures

 

Prof. WANG Hao Peking University, China
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Dr. Hao Wang is an associate professor with tenure in College of Engineering at Peking University. He entered Tsinghua University in 1996 and obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2004, then 3-years postdoctoral experience at Purdue University. From 2007 till now Dr. Wang has been a lab director at Peking University. He likes exercises and traveling with his son.

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From Contact Line Corrugations to Rewritable Nanofilm Printing

 

Prof. WANG Liwei Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
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Liwei WANG (L.W. Wang) is a professor in the Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics, Mechanical Engineering School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. As the International Incoming Fellow she had worked in Warwick University in 2009 and Newcastle University in 2010. The research experience of Prof. Wang mainly focuses on the materials, cycles, and systems for energy conversion of low grade thermal energy with the technology of solid sorption. The awards she has gotten on the research work included the Second Prize of National Natural Science Award, China Youth Science and Technology Award, EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship, Royal Society International Incoming Fellowship, IIR Young Researchers award, etc.

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Sustainable Zn-based flow batteries for large-scale energy storage

 

Prof. WANG Moran Tsinghua University, China
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Moran Wang is a Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Thermophysics at Tsinghua University. He obtained Bachelor and PhD degrees from Tsinghua University, and held postdoc positions in Johns Hopkins University and University of California of USA. He worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory as an Oppenheimer Fellow. He has been a full professor at Tsinghua University since 2011. He is working on microscale fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer in porous media, multiscale modeling and interface science. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed papers on international journals which gained over 13k citations based on Google Scholar Reports (H-index: 58). Prof. Wang has been serving as editorial board members for several international journals including “International Journal of Mechanical Sciences”, “Journal of Colloids and Interface Science”, “Transport in Porous Media”, “Journal of Porous Media” and so on. He has been invited to contribute comprehensive reviews on “Physics Reports”, “Material Science and Engineering R: Reports”, “Progress in Materials Science” and so on. He was awarded J.R. Oppenheimer Fellowship in 2008, Interpore P&G Award in 2019 and Fellow of IMMS in 2022.

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Gas diffusion and effective diffusivity through saturated or unsaturated microporous media

 

Prof. XU Jinliang North China Electric Power University, China
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Prof. Jinliang Xu is the Director of Key Laboratory of Power Station Energy Transfer Conversion and System of Ministry of Education, China. He was the Dean of School of Energy Power and Mechanical Engineering and the School of Renewable Energy, North China Electric Power University, in the period of 2010-2020. He got PhD at Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1995, and was a post-doctor in Tsinghua University from 1995 to 1997. After four years visiting position in oversea universities, he joined Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion from 2002, and setup the Micro Energy System Laboratory there. He joined North China Electric Power University in 2009 and founded the Beijing Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer for Low Grade Energy Utilizations.

His research interest includes multiphase flow and heat transfer in micro/nano systems, advanced power generation system, low grade energy and renewable energy utilization. He published more than 300 journal papers such as Physics Reports-Review, Small, Nano Letters, Nano Energy, Int J. of Multiphase Flow, etc, as the corresponding author. He has been the highly cited author in recent six years in Energy field. He has been the chair or co-chair for a set of academic conferences such as 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (University College London, UK, 7-10 September 2014), IHTS 2014 (International Heat Transfer Symposium 2014, Beijing) and first Int. Conference on supercritical CO2 power system (2018 Being) etc. He is the editor of the journals of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Energies, Water, Frontiers in Heat pipe. He is the guest editor for the special issue of Applied Thermal Engineering and Energy. He presented 50 plenary /keynote speeches in international conferences, and has been the reviewer for more than 30 journals. He received the Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education, China (first grade). He was "973" project chief scientist, Ministry of Science in the period of 2011-2016 and was named as the "Yangtze River Scholar" Professor by the National Ministry of education, China in 2013.

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supercritical pseudo-boiling: theory, experiment and applications

 

Prof. YANG Chun Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Chun Yang is a Full Professor in School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He obtained his B.Sc. degree from the Department of Thermal Engineering at Tsinghua University, M.Eng degree in Engineering Thermophysics from University of Science and Technology of China, and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Alberta. Prior to joining NTU in 1999, he had been with Syncrude Canada Ltd. - Edmonton Research Centre under NSERC Chair Programme in Oil Sands for three years. His research focuses on experimental, theoretical and numerical studies of electrokinetic transport and microfluidics, colloids and surface phenomena as well as fluid flow, heat and mass transfer at micro and nano-scales with emphasis on electrostatic surface charge and interfacial effects, exploring applications in water quality monitoring, thermal management, icing mitigation and de-icing, and nanoenergy generation etc. He has published one book, 24 book chapters and more than 260 refereed journal papers with Google Scholar citation counts of over 17,000 and Hirsch-index over 60. He serves as Editor/Associate Editor and sits on the Editorial/Advisory Boards for several journals. He is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering (AUTSE), and won Changjiang Scholar award.

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Freezing Dynamics and Morphology of Deposited and Impact Droplets on a Cold Surface

 

Prof. YANG Ronggui Huazhong University of Science and Technology / Peking University, China
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Liquid-Film Boiling Heat Transfer and Spray Cooling on Hierarchical Wicking Surfaces

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Dr. Ronggui Yang is currently a Chair Professor at the School of Engineering, Peking University, jointly with the School of Energy and Power Engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. He received his PhD from MIT in 2006 and was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder (2006-2019). His research interests are on the fundamentals of transport phenomena (thermal conduction, thermal radiation, thermoelectrics, liquid-vapor phase-change heat transfer) and the applications of micro/nanotechnologies for thermal, energy, and electronic systems. Dr. Ronggui Yang has published > 260 journal papers. His innovative research has won him numerous awards including the 2020 Nukiyama Memorial Award in Thermal Science and Engineering, the 2010 ASME Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer, an NSF CAREER Award in 2009, the MIT Technology Review's TR35 Award in 2008.

 

Prof. ZHAO Junming Harbin Institute of Technology, China
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Dr. Junming Zhao is a full professor in the School of Energy Science and Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in Harbin, China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Engineering Thermophysics in 2007, and BEng in 2002 from HIT. His research focuses on thermal radiation heat transfer, including radiative transfer models, coupled modes heat transfer, nanoscale and microscale/near-field radiation, with applications in spacecraft thermal control, solar energy utilization and radiative properties measurement. He introduced the concept of internal polariton and invented the near-field radiation assisted smart skin for spacecraft thermal control. He was the winner of JQSRT/Elsevier Viskanta Young Scientist Award (2016). He has authored over 90 SCI-indexed peer-reviewed journal articles, 3 books and 1 invited book chapters, and more than 10 patents. He serves as a member of the Scientific Council of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Youth Committee of Mass and Heat Transfer of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics.

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Photon tunneling mediated heat transfer in particle networks: from particle scale to continuum scale

 

Prof. ZHU Xun Chongqing University, China
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Dr. Xun Zhu is a professor in School of Energy and Power Engineering at Chongqing University, China. She focuses her research on flow and heat transfer related to energy saving and emission reduction, multiphase and multicomponent transport phenomena in fuel cells, multiphase flow and heat and mass transfer in microscale geometries involving in bio/chemical reactions, energy conversion and upgrading by microorganism. She has chaired more than 20 research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China and Ministry of Science and Technology of China etc.. She is the recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the entrepreneurship leader of National ten thousand plan science and technology. She also serves as the chief scientist of the National Key R&D Program of China, the leader of Innovation Team in Key Fields of Innovative Talents Promotion Plan of Ministry of Science and Technology. She authored and co-authored more than 300 papers in international journals, holds 80 Chinese patents and contributed three chapters to books published by Springer and CRC Press, respectively.

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Centrifugal Granulation Assisted Thermal Energy Recovery to Harvest Ultrahigh Temperature Waste Heat from Molten Slag