Yuwen Zhang

Yuwen Zhang

Yuwen Zhang, Curators' Distinguished Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Portrait Yuwen Zhang

Yuwen Zhang is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in thermodynamics, heat transfer, gas dynamics, intermediate heat transfer, convection heat transfer, and multiphase heat transfer. His research interest lies in the area of heat and mass transfer and its applications in manufacturing, thermal management, and energy systems. He has published more than 300 journal papers, over 180 conference papers, and 7 books. He received the MU Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity and the COE Senior Faculty Research Award. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and an Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


PhD from the University of Connecticut
D.Eng. from Xi’an Jiaotong University
MS from Xi’an Jiaotong University
BS from Xi’an Jiaotong University

Technical Focus

Heat and Mass Transfer
Energy Storage and Conversion

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