WANG Buxuan

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences Former Editor (1982-2005), the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Honorary President (for lifetime), Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics
Member, New York Academy of Science

Research Interests

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Thermophysics

Professional Experiences

1952-now, Associate Professor, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing
1950-1952, Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing

Education

1947-1949, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA, M.S.
1939-1943, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southwestern Associated University, BS

Awards & Honors

1989, National natural Science Prize, 3rd Grade
1992, 2005, 1st natural Science Prizes from National Ministry of Education
1988, 1994, 1996,1988, 2000, 2004, 2005 2nd natural Science Prizes from National Education Commission and National Ministry of Education
1998, Award of Science & Technology Achievement, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation

Selected Publications

Published over 400 journal and national/international conference papers, 10 monographs or textbooks, and edited 6 international conference proceedings.
1. Zhang JT, Wang BX, Peng XF. On the effect of thermocapillarity for falling liquid film flow with consideration of humidity condition .INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 43 (23): 4365-4366 DEC 2000
2. Christopher DM, Wang BX. Similarity simulation for Marangoni convection around vapor bubble during nucleation and growth. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 44 (4): 799-810 FEB 2001
3. Zhang JT, Wang BX, Peng XF. Thermodynamic aspect of the shift of concave liquid-vapor interfacial phase equilibrium temperature and its effect on bubble formation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 44 (9): 1681-1686 MAY 2001
4. Wang BX, Zhang JT, Peng XF. The effect of interfacial evaporation on heat and mass transfer of falling liquid film .SCIENCE IN CHINA SERIES E-TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES 44 (2): 123-130 APR 2001
5. Zhang JT, Wang BX. Effect of capillarity at liquid-vapor interface on phase change without surfactant .INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 45 (13): 2689-2694 JUN 2002
6. Wang BX, Zhou LP, Peng XF. A Fractal Model for Predicting The Effective Thermal Conductivity of Liquid with Suspension of Nanoparticles. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 2003, 46 (14): 2665-2672
7. Wang BX, Zhou LP, Peng XF. A Fractal Model for The Effective Thermal Conductivity of Nanoparticle Suspensions. Progress in Natural Science.2004, 14 (1): 36-40
8. Wang BX, Zhou LP, Peng XF. Viscosity, Thermal Diffusivity and Prandtl Number of Nanoparticle Suspensions. Progress in Natural Science. 2004, 14 (10): 922-926
9. Wang XD, Peng XF, Tian Y. Formation, structure, and evolution of boiling nucleus and interfacial tension between bulk liquid phase and nucleus. HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 41 (7): 651-658 MAY 2005
10. Wang BX, Zhou LP, Peng XF. Surface and Size Effects on The Specific Heat Capacity of Nanoparticles. International Journal of Thermophysics. 2006, 27 (1): 139-151

Contact

E-mail: bxwang@tsinghua.edu.cn