Made with Sparkle

Dr. Yun Wang 

Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 

4231 Engineering Gateway

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA 92697-3975 

 Office: (949) 824-6004; Fax: (949) 824-6004 

E-mail: yunw@uci.edu

Research Interests: 

Complex Multi-phase Flow, Advanced Hydrogen Storage, High Power Fuel Cells, New Batteries,

Novel Heat Pipes, High-resolution Neutron/Optical Imaging, New Materials, Renewable Energy Conversion, Advanced Fabrication, Material Characterization.

Education: 

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, 2006

M.S. Mechanical and Engineering Science, Peking University, 2001

B.S. Mechanical and Engineering Science, Peking University, 1998

Teaching: 

Undergraduate courses: MAE107 Fluid Thermal Science Laboratory; MAE117 Solar and Renewable Energies; MAE189-PEM Fuel Cell; MAE189-Wind Energy; MAE189-Hydrogen Energy.

Graduate courses: MAE 221 Convective Heat Transfer; MAE 220 Conduction Heat Transfer; MAE 224 Convective Mass Transfer; MAE 295 Multi-phase Transport; MAE 226 Hydrogen Transport and Conversion. 

Representative Publications (A complete list with citations (>3500 times): scholargoogle)

1. M. Chen, T. Yuan, Z. Hou, Z. Wang, Y. Wang, Impact of Moisture Content on Coal Analysis using Laser Induced-breakdown Spectroscopy, Spectrochimica Acta Part B, 112 (2015) 23-33. 

2. Y. Wang, Z. Wang, H. Yuan and T. Li, Discharge Oxide Storage Capacity And Voltage Loss In Li-air Battery, Electrochimica Acta, 180 (2015) 382-393 

3. Y. Wang and S. C. Cho, Analysis and Three-dimensional Modeling of Vanadium Flow Batteries. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161(9), A1200-A1212 (2014).

4. S. C. Cho, and Yun Wang. Two-phase flow dynamics in a micro channel with heterogeneous surfaces. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 71 (2014): 349-360.

5. H. Wang, S. C. Jiang, Y. Wang, B. Xiao, Substrate removal and electricity generation in a membrane-less microbial fuel cell for biological treatment of wastewater, Bioresource Technology 138 (2013)109-116.

6. Y. Wang & Gundevia, M. (2013). Measurement of thermal conductivity and heat pipe effect in hydrophilic and hydrophobic carbon papers. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 60, 134-142.

7. Y. Wang and C.Y. Wang, Transient Analysis of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Electrochimica Acta, 50, (2005) 1307-1315. (PDF)

8. Y. Wang and C.Y. Wang, A Non-Isothermal, Two-Phase Model for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 153 (2006) A1193-1200. (PDF)

9. Y. Wang, Liem Pham, Guilherme Porto Salerno de Vasconcellos, Marc Madou, Fabrication and Characterization of Micro PEM Fuel Cells using Pyrolyzed Carbon Current Collector Plates, Journal of Power Sources, 195 (2010) 4796-4803. (PDF).

10. Y. Wang, S. Cho, R. Thiedmann, V. Schmidt, W. Lehnert, X. Feng, Stochastic Modeling and Direct Simulation of the Diffusion Media for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (2010) 1128-1138 (PDF).

11. Y. Wang, Xavier Cordobes Adroher, Jixin Chen, Xiao Guang Yang, Ted Miller, Three-dimensional modeling of hydrogen sorption in metal hydride hydrogen storage beds, Journal of Power Sources, 194 (2009) 997-1006. (PDF)

12. Y. Wang, Ken S. Chen, Jeffrey Mishler, Sung Chan Cho, Xavier Cordobes Adroher, A Review of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells: Technology, Applications, and Needs on Fundamental Research, Applied Energy 88 (2011) 981-1007. [Citation: >1160 times by 1/20/2017]

13. J.P. Wang and Y. Wang, Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flames in HCCI-Engines, International Conference on Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics, Beijing, Oct. 2000, P484.

 

Outreach Activities:

1. Undergraduate Renewable Energy Design Projects (1); (2); (3); (4)

2. High-school Visit and Hands-on Experience with Renewable Energy (1)

3. Summer Research Position for High-school Students (link)

4. Undergraduate Research Opportunities (link)