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Qiang Zhang

Qiang Zhang

Associate Professor

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Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5281
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Email
  qzhang@sjtu.edu.cn

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2005)
M.S. Department of Chemical Machinery, Dalian University of Technology (1996)
B.S. Department of Chemical Machinery, Dalian University of Technology (1993)

Work Experience

2019 – present Associate Professor (Tenured), UM-SJTU Joint institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2014 – 2019 City, University of London, Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, Lecturer
2012 – 2015 Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2009 – 2011 Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2006 – 2010 Research Assistant, University of Oxford, UK, Osney Thermo-Fluids Laboratory, Rolls-Royce University Technology Center.
2005 – 2006 Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah
2000 – 2001 Manager, WIKA Beijing Office (Germany instrumentation company)

Honors and Awards

  • Global Power & Propulsion Society (GPPS) Best Paper Award (2017)
  • ASME Turbo Expo (Heat Transfer Committee) Best Paper Award (2016)
  • Rolls-Royce Awards to Inventors Scheme (2014)
  • City, University of London, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Teaching Award (2016/17)
  • ASME Journal of Heat Transfer Outstanding Reviewer Award (2012)
  • Shanghai Pujiang Talent Award (2012)
  • UM-SJTU JI outstanding research award (2011)
  • Award of Merit Review, Oxford University (2007/08)

Selected Publications

  • Miao X., Zhang Q*.,Atkin C., and Sun Z., 2018, “Improved Purge Air Cooling Effectiveness by Engineered End-Wall Surface Structure – Part 1: Duct Flow,” ASME J Turbomach, Vol. 140 / 091001-1
  • Miao X., Zhang Q.*,Atkin C., and Sun Z., 2018, “Improved Purge Air Cooling Effectiveness by Engineered End-Wall Surface Structure – Part II: Cascade Flow,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 140 / 091002-1
  • Jiang H., Zhang Q*, Lu S., Wang L, and Teng J, 2018, “Experimental Evidence of Temperature Ratio Effect on Turbine Blade Tip Heat Transfer,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 140(12), 121010 (Nov 28, 2018)
  • Zhang Q.* and He L., 2017, “Turbine blade tip aero-thermal management: some recent advances and research outlook,” Journal of the Global Power and Propulsion Society, accepted & in press. (GPPS Best Paper Award)
  • Ma H., Zhang Q.*, Wang L., He L., Wang Z., 2016, “Cooling Injection Effect on a Transonic Squealer Tip – Part 1: Experimental Heat Transfer Results and CFD Validation,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 139(5):052506-052506-9, GTP-16-1338
  • Ma H., Zhang Q.*, Wang L., He L., Wang Z., 2016, “Cooling Injection Effect on a Transonic Squealer Tip – Part 2: Analysis of Aerothermal Interaction Physics,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 137(6):062603-062603-7, GTP-14-1541. (ASME Turbo Expo Best Paper Award)
  • Miao X., H Jiang, Zhang Q.*, and Qi H., 2015, “Application of Riblets on Turbine Blade End-wall Secondary Flow Control,” AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power Vol. 31, No. 6 (2015), pp. 1578-1585.
  • Zhang Q.* and He L., 2013, “Tip-Shaping for HP Turbine Blade Aero-Thermal Performance management,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, 135(5) 051025-1-7
  • Zhang, Q.*, O’Dowd, D., He, L., Wheeler A.P.S., Ligrani, P.M., and Cheong B.C.Y., 2011, “Over-tip shock wave structure and its impact on turbine blade heat transfer,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery. October 2011, Vol 133, 041001-1-8
  • Zhang, Q.*, O’Dowd, D., He, L., Oldfield, M., and Ligrani, P.M., 2011, “Transonic Turbine Blade Tip Aero-thermal Performance with Different Tip Gaps: Part I—Tip Heat Transfer,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, October 2011, Vol 133, 041027-1-9
  • Zhang Q. and Ligrani P.M., “Aerodynamic Losses of a cambered Turbine Vane: Influences of Surface Roughness and Freestream Turbulence Intensity,” ASME-Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 128, No. 3, pp. 536-546, July 2006.

Professional Service

  • Guest Editor, “Cooling/Heat transfer” Special Issue, Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310), 2017/18.
  • ASME Turbo Expo 2015,2016, 2018, 2019, Session Chairs/co-Chairs (Heat Transfer & Film Cooling)
  • Global Power and Propulsion Forum, 2017, 2019, Session Chair/Track Chair (heat transfer)
  • ASME K-14 heat transfer division committee, ASME International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) Heat Transfer committee member (since 2011)
  • External PhD Examiners (Loughborough University, Bath University)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • UM-SJTU JI: VM335 Heat Transfer,  Vm 530 Advanced Heat Transfer; Vm533 Advanced Convection; Vm395 Mechanical engineering laboratory I; Vm495 Mechanical engineering laboratory II.
  • City, University of London: AE3303 Aerodynamics and Propulsion; ME2109 Fluid Mechanics ME1109 Thermodynamics