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L Q Wang

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


L Q Wang received his PhD from University of Alberta (Canada) in 1995 and is a Full Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He is also the Qianren Scholar (Zhejiang) and serves as the Director and the Chief Scientist for the Laboratory for Nanofluids and Thermal Engineering, Zhejiang Institute of Research and Innovation (HKU-ZIRI), the University of Hong Kong. He has secured over 70 projects funded by diverse funding agencies and industries including the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, the National Science Foundation of China and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and has published 10 books/ monographs and over 340 book chapters and technical articles, many of which have been widely used by researchers all over the world. He is on the list of the top 1% most cited scholars. He has also filed 22 patent applications and led a team in developing a state-of-the-art thermal control system for the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) on the International Space Station. He was Visiting Professor of Harvard University (2008) and Duke University (2003). He has presented over 35 invited plenary/ keynote lectures at international conferences, and serves/served as the Editor-In-Chief for the Advances in Transport Phenomena, the Editor for the Scientific Reports, the Associate Editor for the Current Nanoscience, the Guest Editor for the Journal of Heat Transfer, the Nanoscale Research Letters and the Advances in Mechanical Engineering, and serves on the Editorial Boards of 19 international journals.

Research Interest

Beyond classical heat transfer

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