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Prof. Zuankai WANG

王鑽開

BS(JLU), MS(CAS), PhD(RPI), Postdoc(Columbia)

Chief Scientist, Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-Cardiovascular Health Engineering (COCHE)

Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Zuankai Wang is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a founding member of Young Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong (https://yashk.org.hk/ ), a Fellow of International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE). His work has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records and his innovations have won the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva Gold Medal with Congratulations of Jury and Gold Medal. Prof. Wang has received many awards including the RGC Senior Research Fellow (2022), Green Tech Award (2021), Xplorer Prize (2020), Hall of Fame (Advanced Engineering Materials, 2019), 35th World Cultural Council Special Recognition Award (2018), President's Lectureship (2018), Outstanding Research Award (Senior, 2017) and President's Award at the City University of Hong Kong (2017, 2016), Changjiang Chair Professor by Ministry of Education of China (2016), Outstanding Youth Award conferred by the International Society of Bionic Engineering (2016), OSA Young Scientist Award (2016), Chinese Government Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad Award (2007), and Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award (2007 Fall Meeting, Boston).. Prof. Wang has received many awards including the Hall of Fame (Advanced Engineering Materials, 2019), 35th World Cultural Council Special Recognition Award (2018), President's Lectureship (2018), Outstanding Research Award (Senior, 2017) and President's Award at the City University of Hong Kong (2017, 2016), Changjiang Chair Professor by Ministry of Education of China (2016), Outstanding Youth Award conferred by the International Society of Bionic Engineering (2016), OSA Young Scientist Award (2016), Chinese Government Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad Award (2007), and Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award (2007 Fall Meeting, Boston). The Ph.D. students he supervised have won a number of prestigious awards including Young 1000 Talent Plan (2017, two PHD graduates), MRS Graduate Student Gold Award (2016 Fall Meeting), Hiwin Doctoral Dissertation Award (2016), Hong Kong Young Scientist Award (2015), and MRS Graduate Student Silver Award (2015 Spring Meeting).

Education

Postdoc in Biomedical Engineering—Columbia University, US, 2009

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US, 2008

M.S. in Microelectronics -- Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2003

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering -- Jilin University, China, 2000

Editor or Editorial Membership

Executive Editor-in-Chief, Droplet (Wiley), since 2022

Editor, Journal of Bionic Engineering (Elsevier), since January 2017

Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group, since 08/2014~

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Nanotechnology and Nano Medicine Research, since 10/2015

Editorial Board Member, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, since December 2015

Advisory Board Member, Advanced Engineering Materials (Wiley), since 09/2014~

Research Interests/Areas

Thermal-fluid

Fluid dynamics

Nature-inspired engineering

Soft matter

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