GUO Zengyuan

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University (1985-present)
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1997-present))
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1998-present)
Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University, USA (1993-1996)
Executive Committee Member of International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer (1998-2006)
Editor of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (1986-present) and Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer (2004-present)
Member of Editorial Board for International Journal of Multiphase Flow (1998-present), Microscale Thermophysical Engineering (1997-present) and JSME International Journal (2002-present)
President of Heat Transfer Society of China (1999-2005)
Assembly Member of International Conference of Heat Transfer (2000-2008)
Vice Chairman of Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics (1989-2005)
Dean of School of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University (1999-2007)

Research Interests

Dual nature of heat
New theory of energy conservation
Heat transfer enhancement
Micro and nano-scale heat transfer

Professional Experiences

Visiting Professor at University of Kyoto, Japan (2001.2-2001.4)
Visiting Professor at University of Stuttgart, Germany (1997.4-1997.6)
Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo and Sophia University, Japan (1995.5-1995.7)
Visiting Professor at Michigan State University, USA (1993.7-1993.12)
Visiting Professor at University of Stuttgart, Germany (1989.8-1989.12)
Visiting Professor at Ecole Centrale de Paris, Paris, France (1988.9-1988.10)
Adjunct Professor of Dept of Mech. Eng., Michigan State University, USA (1993-1996)
Professor of Dept of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University (1984-present)
Visiting Scholar at Institute of Technical Elektrophysics, Germany (1979-1981)
Associated with Dept of Mathematics and Mechanics, Tsinghua University (1959-1979)


1959, Department of Power and Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Awards & Honors
Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (1997-present)
Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1998-present)
Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the University of New Mexico, USA (1993-1995)
International Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, USA (1993-1996)
Research Award from National Ministry of Science and Technology (1978, 1994, 1995, 2004, 2012)
Research Award from Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation (1979-1981)

Selected Publications

Dual nature of heat

1. Q Chen, XG Liang, ZY Guo*, Entransy theory for the optimization of heat transfer – A review and update, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 2013, 63: 65-81 (SCI).
2. ZY Guo, HY Zhu, XG Liang, Entransy--a physical quantity describing heat transfer ability, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 2007, 50: 2545-2556 (SCI).
3. ZY Guo, BY Cao, HY Zhu, QG Zhang, State Equation of Phonon Gas and Conservation Equations of Phonon Gas Motion, Acta Physica Sinica, 2007, 56(6): 276-282 (SCI)
4. ZY Guo, XG Liang,BY Cao, Conservation Equation of Phonon Gas and the Fourier's Conduction Law, 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 13-18, 2006.

On micro and nano scale heat transfer

1. XG Liang, ZY Guo, The scaling effect on the thermal processes at mini/microscale, Heat Transfer Engineering, 2006, 27 (4): 30-40 (SCI: 025BE)
2. W Wang, HB Wang, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Silicon inhibition effects on the polymerase chain reaction: A real-time detection approach, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 2006, PART A 77A (1): 28-34 (SCI: 020WX)
3. W Wang, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Numerical simulation of micro flow-through PCR chip, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2005, 9 (3): 281-293 (SCI: 962AG)
4. XB Luo, ZX Li, ZY Guo, YJ Yang, Study on linearity of a micromachined convective accelerometer, MicroElectron Engineering, 2003, 65(1-2): 87-101 (SCI: 638XM)
5.ZY Guo, ZX Li, Size effect on microscale single-phase flow and heat transfer, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 2003, 46: 149-159 (SCI: 617FA)
6. ZX Li, DX Du, ZY Guo, Experimental study on flow characteristics of liquid in circular microtubes, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2003, 7(3): 253-265
7. XB Luo, ZX Li, ZY Guo, YJ Yang, Thermal optimization on micromachined convective accelerometer, Heat and Mass transfer, 2002, 38(7-8): 705-712 (SCI: 593LV)
8. W Wang, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Analysis of thermal cycling in micro-PCR chip, Int. J. Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, 2002, 3: 233-236 (SCI: 574RR)
9. G Pelata, ZY Guo, ZX Li, G Zummo, Section 2.13.2 "Single-phase fluid flow", in section 2.13 "Heat transfer and fluid flow in microchannels" (eds. G Pelata and G Zummo), Heat Exchanger Design Update, the Update Journal of the Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, HEDU update section, 2002, 9(1-2)
10. DX Du, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Friction resistance for gas flow in smooth microtubes, Science in China (Series E), April 2000, 43(2): 171-177 (SCI: 309AJ)

On heat transfer enhancement and energy conservation

1. ZY Guo, WQ Tao, RK Shah, The field synergy (coordination) principle and its applications in enhancing single phase convective heat transfer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2005, 48 (9): 1797-1807 (SCI: 914OK)
2. JA Meng, ZJ Chen, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Field-coordination analysis and numerical study on turbulent convective heat transfer enhancement, J. Enhanced Heat Transfer, 2005, 12(1): 73-83
3. ZZ Xia, XG Cheng, ZX Li, Guo ZY, Bionic optimization of heat transport paths for heat conduction problems, J. Enhanced Heat Transfer, 2004, 11(2): 119-131 (SCI: 832OT)
4. ZY Guo, S Wei, XG Cheng, A novel method to improve the performance of heat exchanger - Temperature fields coordination of fluids, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2004, 49(1): 111-114(SCI: 774KZ)
5. LJ Yang, JX Ren, YZ Song, JC Min, ZY Guo, Convection heat transfer enhancement of air in a rectangular duct by application of a magnetic quadrupole field, Int. J. Engineering Science, 2004, 42(5-6): 491-507 (SCI: 770NW)
6. LJ Yang, JX Ren, YZ Song, ZY Guo, Free convection of a gas induced by a magnetic quadrupole field, J. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2003, 261(3): 377-384 (SCI: 667QE)
7. ZY Guo, SQ Zhou, ZX Li, LG Chen, Theoretical analysis and experimental confirmation of the uniformity principle of temperature difference field in heat exchanger, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 2002, 45(10): 2119-2127 (SCI: 551TN)
8. S Wang, ZY Guo, ZX Li, Heat transfer enhancement by using metallic filament insert in channel flow, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2001, 44: 1373-1378 (SCI: 406HA)
9. ZY Guo, Mechanism and control of convective heat transfer - Coordination of velocity and heat flow fields, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2001, 46 (7): 596-599 (SCI: 429ZY)
10. ZY Guo, DY Li, BX Wang, A novel concept for convective heat transfer enhancement, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 1998, 41(14): 2221-2225 (SCI: ZP109)

On molecular dynamics simulation of thermal phenomena

1. BY Cao, M Chen, ZY Guo, Liquid flow in surface-nanostructured channels studied by molecular dynamics simulation, Physical Review E, 2006, 74: 066311 (SCI:121OC)
2. BY Cao, M Chen, ZY Guo, Effect of surface roughness on gas flow in microchannels by molecular dynamics simulation, International Journal of Engineering Science, 2006, 44(13-14): 927-937 (SCI: 090RI)
3. XJ Han, M Chen, ZY Guo, A molecular dynamics study for the thermophysical properties of liquid Ti-Al alloys, International Journal of Thermophysics, 2005, 26 (3): 869-880 (SCI: 963II)
4. BY Cao, M Chen, ZY Guo, Rarefied gas flow in rough microchannels by molecular dynamics simulation, Chinese Physics Letters, 2004, 21(9): 1777-1779 (SCI: 851VY)
5. BY Cao, M Chen, ZY Guo, Application of 2DMD to gaseous microflows, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2004, 49(11): 1101-1105 (SCI: 846CU)
6. ZJ Wang, M Chen, ZY Guo, A molecular study on the liquid-vapor interphase transport, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2003, 7(4): 275-289 (SCI: 746DW)
7. XL Feng, ZX LI, ZY Guo, Molecular dynamics simulation of thermal conductivity of nanoscale thin silicon films, Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 2003, 7(2): 153-161 (SCI: 706NU)
8. ZJ Wang, M Chen, ZY Guo, A two-dimensional molecular dynamics simulation of liquid-vapor nucleation, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2003, 48(7): 623-626 (SCI: 670MC)
9. ZJ Wang, M Chen, ZY Guo, Modified transition state theory for evaporation and condensation, Chinese Physics Letters, 2002, 19(4): 537-539 (SCI: 552AZ)
10. XL Feng, ZX Li, ZY Guo, Size effect of lattice thermal conductivity across nanoscale thin films by molecular dynamics simulations, Chinese Physics Letters, 2001, 18(3): 416-418 (SCI: 417RM)
11. YK Guo, ZY Guo, XG Liang, Three-dimensional molecular dynamics simulation on heat propagation in liquid argon, Chinese Physics Letters, 2001, 18(1): 71-73. (SCI: 397YD)
12. M Chen, ZY Guo, XG Liang, Molecular simulation of some thermophysical properties and phenomena, Microscale Thermal Engineering, 2001, 5(1): 1-16 (SCI: 408GM)
13. M Chen, C Yang, ZY Guo, Surface tension of Ni-Cu alloys: A molecular simulation approach, Int. J. Thermophysics, 2001, 22(4): 1295-1302 (SCI: 469YV)
14. ZJ Wang, M Chen, ZY Guo, C Yang, Molecular dynamics study on the liquid-vapor interfacial profiles, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2001, 183: 321-329 (SCI: 461WB)
15. C Yang, M Chen, ZY Guo, Molecular dynamics simulations on specific heat capacity and glass transition temperature of liquid silver, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2001, 46(12): 1051-1053 (SCI: 458KQ)
16. C Yang, M Chen, ZY Guo, BB Wei, Hypercooling and the specific heat capacity of Cu-Ni alloy, Chinese Physics Letters, 2001, 18(1): 126-128 (SCI: 397YD)
17. ZY Guo, DX Xiong, C Yang, M Chen, ZX Li, Continuous liquid-vapor phase transition in microspace, Int. J. Thermal Science, 2000, 39(4): 481-489 (SCI: 306VZ)


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