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Prof Huasheng Wang

Professor of Thermofluids Engineering

Department School of Engineering and Materials Science
 School of Engineering and Materials Science
Telephone +44 (0)20 7882 7921
Email h.s.wang@qmul.ac.uk
Homepage https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/h.s.wang

Research Keywords

Enhanced heat transfer, Condensation, Sustainable thermal energy systems, Phase change, Intelligent buildings

Research Interests

Professor Wang has many years research and teaching experience in thermofluids engineering, HVAC and refrigeration in universities in China, Japan and the UK.

His research has been/is funded by EPSRC, EU, the Royal Society and industry. His recent research interests cover investigations of condensation heat transfer in/on finned tubes, condensation heat transfer of mixtures, condensation and boiling heat transfer in microchannels, advanced refrigeration, sustainable thermal energy systems and intelligent buildings.

Award and Recognition
2018: Key Scientific Articles recognised by the Renewable Energy Global Innovations.
2015: Queen Mary Science and Engineering Faculty Research Performance Award.
2012: Best Engineering Research of 2012 highlighted by Wiley Online Library.
2002: The Prize and Medal for the Outstanding Paper for 2002 by the Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME).

Key Publications

Yu GX, Sun J, Wang HS, Wen PH and Rose JW (2014). Meshless inverse method to determine temperature and heat flux at boundaries for 2D steady-state heat conduction problems. Elsevier/Scince Direct  Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science  vol. 52, 156-163. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.09.006

Sun J, Wang W and Wang HS (2013). Dependence between velocity slip and temperature jump in shear flows. American Institute of Physics  The Journal of Chemical Physics  vol. 138, (23) 10.1063/1.4810810

Wang HS, Sun J and Rose JW (2013). Pressure drop during condensation in microchannels. American Society of Mechanical Engineers  Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of The Asme  vol. 135, (9) 10.1115/1.4024465

Sun J, Wang W and Wang HS (2013). Dependence of nanoconfined liquid behavior on boundary and bulk factors. Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics  vol. 87, 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.023020

Wang HS and Rose JW (2011). Theory of heat transfer during condensation in microchannels. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 54, (11-12) 2525-2534. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.02.009

2018

Chai L, Shaukat R, Wang L and Wang HS (2018). A review on heat transfer and hydrodynamic characteristics of nano/microencapsulated phase change slurry (N/MPCS) in mini/microchannel heat sinks. Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 135, 334-349. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.02.068

Li Y, Zhang H, Liu Y, WANG HS, Huang Z, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2018). Synergistic Effects of Spray-Coated Hybrid Carbon Nanoparticles for Enhanced Electrical and Thermal Surface Conductivity of CFRP Laminates. Composites Part a: Applied Science and Manufacturing  10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.10.032

2017

Xu RJ, Zhang XH, Wang RX, Xu SH and WANG HS (2017). Experimental investigation of a solar collector integrated with a pulsating heat pipe and a compound parabolic concentrator. Elsevier  Energy Conversion and Management  vol. 148, 68-77. 10.1016/j.enconman.2017.04.045

WANG HS and Rose JW (2017). Condensation in microchannels: detailed comparisons of annular laminar flow theory with measurements. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Asme)  Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of The Asme  10.1115/1.4036082

Peng WP, Xu M, Li XF, Huai XL, Liu ZG and Wang HS (2017). CFD study on thermal transport in open-cell metal foams with and without a washcoat: Effective thermal conductivity and gas-solid interfacial heat transfer. Chemical Engineering Science  vol. 161, 92-108. 10.1016/j.ces.2016.12.006

Chen Y, Wang HS, Xia J, Cai GB and Zhang ZP (2017). Dynamic modeling and simulation of an integral bipropellant propulsion double-valve combined test system. Acta Astronautica  10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.10.010

2016

Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls ? Part 1: heat transfer. Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.02.077

Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls ? Part 2: pressure drop. Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.02.076

chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls ? Part 3: performance evaluation. Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.02.075

Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). Numerical study of laminar flow and heat transfer in microchannel heat sink with offset ribs on sidewalls. Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 92, 32-41. 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.09.071

2015

Li YW, Zhang H, Yan T, Long KW, Wang HS, Xue YJ, Cheng C and Zhou HB (2015). Successive magnetic transitions and magnetocaloric effect in Dy<inf>3</inf>Al<inf>2</inf> compound. Journal of Alloys and Compounds  vol. 651, 278-282. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.08.087

WANG HS and Rose JW (2015). Theory of Condensation in Microchannels. Encyclopaedia of Two Phase Heat Transfer and Flows: Part 2 Special Applications , Editors: Thome JR and Kim JH. World Scientific Publishing 

Sun J, Wang W and Wang HS (2015). Viscous dissipation effect in nano-confined shear flows: a comparative study between molecular dynamics and multi-scale hybrid simulations. Springer Verlag  Microfluidics and Nanofluidics  vol. 18, 103-109. 10.1007/s10404-014-1417-8

Hu J, Zhang M, Long Y, Fu S, Wang HS and Zhong KX (2015). Corrosion behavior and ?S-Tc relation of LaFe13-x-yCoxSiyCz compounds near room temperature. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials  vol. 377, 368-372. 10.1016/j.jmmm.2014.10.133

2014

Zhang H, Wu Y, Long Y, Wang H, Zhong K, Hu F, Sun J and Shen B (2014). Large reversible magnetocaloric effect in antiferromagnetic HoNiSi compound. Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 116, (21) 10.1063/1.4903052

Zeng G, Chen Y, Chen X, Tang Y, Wu J, Liu C and Wang H (2014). Research developments in La(FexSi1-x)13-based magnetocaloric materials. Xiyou Jinshu Cailiao Yu Gongcheng/Rare Metal Materials and Engineering  vol. 43, (10) 2556-2560.

Cai XW, Tan JJ, Wang YD, Ren DF, Wang HS and Shi Q (2014). Application and analysis of two k-? type turbulence models in meshless method. Acta Aerodynamica Sinica  vol. 32, (5) 654-659. 10.7638/kqdlxxb.2012.0174

Zhang H, Wu YY, Long Y, Wang HS, Zhong KX, Hu FX, Sun JR and Shen BG (2014). Large reversible magnetocaloric effect in antiferromagnetic HoNiSi compound. American Institute of Physics  Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 116, 10.1063/1.4903052

Fu TR, Tan P, Ren J and Wang HS (2014). Total hemispherical radiation properties of oxidized nickel at high temperatures. Elsevier/Science Direct  Corrosion Science  vol. 83, 272-280. 10.1016/j.corsci.2014.02.022

Zhang H, Sun YJ, Yang LH, Niu E, Wang HS, Hu FX, Sun JR and Shen BG (2014). Successive inverse and normal magnetocaloric effects in HoFeSi compound. American Institute of Physics  Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 115, (6) 10.1063/1.4865297

Yu GX, Sun J, Wang HS, Wen PH and Rose JW (2014). Meshless inverse method to determine temperature and heat flux at boundaries for 2D steady-state heat conduction problems. Elsevier/Scince Direct  Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science  vol. 52, 156-163. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.09.006

2013

Liu N, Li JM, Sun J and Wang HS (2013). Heat transfer and pressure drop during condensation of R152a in circular and square microchannels. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science  vol. 47, 60-67. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.01.002

Sun J, Wang W and Wang HS (2013). Dependence of nanoconfined liquid behavior on boundary and bulk factors. Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics  vol. 87, 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.023020

Ali H, Wang HS, Briggs A and Rose JW (2013). Effects of vapor velocity and pressure on Marangoni condensation of steam-ethanol mixtures on a horizontal tube. Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of The Asme  vol. 135, (3) 10.1115/1.4007893

Liu N, Li JM, Sun J and Wang HS (2013). Heat transfer and pressure drop during condensation of R152a in circular and square microchannels. Elsevier/Science Direct  Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science  vol. 47, 60-67. 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.01.002

Cai XW, Tan JJ, Ma XJ, Zhang M and Wang HS (2013). Application of hybrid Cartesian grid and gridless approach to moving boundary flow problems. International Journal For Numerical Methods in Fluids  vol. 72, 994-1013. 10.1002/fld.3775

Sun J, Wang W and Wang HS (2013). Dependence between velocity slip and temperature jump in shear flows. American Institute of Physics  The Journal of Chemical Physics  vol. 138, (23) 10.1063/1.4810810

Wang HS, Sun J and Rose JW (2013). Pressure drop during condensation in microchannels. American Society of Mechanical Engineers  Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of The Asme  vol. 135, (9) 10.1115/1.4024465

Ge YT, Fsadni AM and Wang HS (2013). Bubble dissolution in horizontal turbulent bubbly flow in domestic central heating system. Elsevier/Science Direct  Applied Energy  vol. 108, 477-485. 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.03.055

WANG HS and Rose JW (2013). Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop during Laminar Annular Flow Condensation in Micro-Channels., Editors: Thome JR. Taylor and Francis  Experimental Heat Transfer  vol. 26, (2-3) 247-265. 10.1080/08916152.2012.737261

2012

Fitzgerald CL, Briggs A, Rose JW and Wang HS (2012). Effect of vapour velocity on condensate retention between fins during condensation on low-finned tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 55, (4) 1412-1418. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.09.063

Sun J, He Y, Tao W, Yin X and Wang H (2012). Roughness effect on flow and thermal boundaries in microchannel/nanochannel flow using molecular dynamics-continuum hybrid simulation. International Journal For Numerical Methods in Engineering  vol. 89, (1) 2-19. 10.1002/nme.3229

Sun J, He YL, Tao WQ, Rose JW and Wang HS (2012). Multi-scale study of liquid flow in micro/nanochannels: Effects of surface wettability and topology. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics  vol. 12, (6) 991-1008. 10.1007/s10404-012-0933-7

2011

Wang HS and Rose JW (2011). Theory of heat transfer during condensation in microchannels. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 54, (11-12) 2525-2534. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.02.009

2010

Song TY, Yu GX, Wang HS, Rose JW and Ma XH (2010). Pressure drop coefficient for abrupt contraction of parallel multi-microchannels. Kung Cheng Je Wu Li Hsueh Pao/Journal of Engineering Thermophysics  vol. 31, (7) 1219-1222.

Song TY, Yu GX, Ma XH, Rose JW and Wang HS (2010). Pressure drop during condensation in microchannels. Asme 2010 8th International Conference On Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels Collocated With 3rd Joint Us-European Fl  (PARTS A AND B) 95-99. 10.1115/1.4024465

Song TY, Wang HS, Rose JW, Yu GX and Ma XH (2010). Experiment on frictional pressure drop of condensation in microchannel. Journal of Refrigeration  vol. 31, 24-28.

2009

Su Q, Yu GX, Wang HS and Rose JW (2009). Microchannel condensation : Correlations and theory. International Journal of Refrigeration  vol. 32, (6) 1149-1152. 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2009.02.016

WANG HS and Rose JW (2009). Film condensation in horizontal circular section microchannels., Editors: Not known . International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation  vol. 1, (No 2/3) 115-121. 10.1504/IJESMS.2009.027575

2008

Yu G, Wang H, Wen P and Rose JW (2008). An inverse method to determine boundary temperature and heat flux for a 2D steady state heat conduction problem. Proceedings of The Asme Design Engineering Technical Conference  vol. 3, (PARTS A AND B) 1087-1093. 10.1115/DETC2008-49811

Xiang WZ and Wang HS (2008). Discussion on grid size and computation domain in CFD simulation of pedestrian wind environment around buildings. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture  vol. 2, (1) 30-36.

2007

Murase T, Wang HS and Rose JW (2007). Marangoni condensation of steam-ethanol mixtures on a horizontal tube. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 50, (19-20) 3774-3779. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2007.02.011

WANG HS and Rose JW (2007). Surface tension-affected condensation problems. Ksme Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology  vol. 21, 1760-1774.

2006

Wang HS and Rose JW (2006). Film condensation in horizontal microchannels: Effect of channel shape{star, open}{star, open}A preliminary version of this paper was presented at ICMM05: Third International Conference on Microchannels and Minichannels, held at University of Toronto, Jun. International Journal of Thermal Sciences  vol. 45, (12) 1205-1212. 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2006.03.004

Murase T, Wang HS and Rose JW (2006). Effect of inundation for condensation of steam on smooth and enhanced condenser tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 49, (17-18) 3180-3189. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.02.003

Krishnaswamy S, Wang HS and Rose JW (2006). Condensation from gas-vapour mixtures in small non-circular tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 49, (9-10) 1731-1737. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2005.10.018

WANG HS and Rose JW (2006). Film condensation in horizontal microchannels: effect of channel shape. International Journal of Thermal Sciences  vol. 45, 1205-1212. 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2006.03.004

2005

Wang H and Rose JW (2005). Film condensation in horizontal microchannels: Effect of channel shape. Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference On Microchannels and Minichannels, 2005  vol. PART A, 729-735. 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2006.03.004

Murase T, Briggs A, Wang HS and Rose JW (2005). Condensation on a horizontal wire-wrapped tube. Journal of Heat Transfer  vol. 127, (11) 1207-1213. 10.1115/1.2039113

Wang HS and Rose JW (2005). A theory of film condensation in horizontal noncircular section microchannels. Journal of Heat Transfer  vol. 127, (10) 1096-1105. 10.1115/1.2033905

2004

Wang HS and Rose JW (2004). Prediction of effective friction factors for single-phase flow in horizontal microfin tubes. Int J Refrig  vol. 27, (8) 904-913. 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2004.04.013

WANG HS, Rose JW and Honda H (2004). A theoretical model of film condensation in horizontal square section microchannels. Icheme Chemical Engineering Research and Design  vol. 82, (4) 430-434. 10.1205/026387604323050137

Wang HS and Rose JW (2004). Effect of interphase matter transfer on condensation on low-finned tubes - a theoretical investigation. Int J Heat Mass Tran  vol. 47, (1) 179-184. 10.1016/S0017-9310(03)00389-2

ROSE JW and Wang HS (2004). Prediction of effective friction factors for single-phase flow in horizontal microfin tubes. Int. J. Refrigeration  vol. 27, 904-913. 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2004.04.013

2003

Briggs A, Wang HS, Murase T and Rose JW (2003). Heat Transfer Measurements for Condensation of Steam on a Horizontal Wire-Wrapped Tube. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer  vol. 10, (4) 355-362. 10.1615/JEnhHeatTransf.v10.i4.10

Wang HS and Honda H (2003). Condensation of refrigerants in horizontal microfin tubes: comparison of prediction methods for heat transfer. Int J Refrig  vol. 26, (4) 452-460. 10.1016/S0140-7007(02)00158-5

Wei JJ, Yu B and Wang HS (2003). Heat transfer mechanisms in vapor mushroom region of saturated nucleate pool boiling. Int J Heat Fluid Fl  vol. 24, (2) 210-222. 10.1016/S0142-727X(02)00244-8

Wei JJ, Yu B, Tao WQ, Kawaguchi Y and WANG HS (2003). A new high-order-accurate and bounded scheme for incompressible flow. Numerical Heat Transfer Part B-Fundamentals  vol. 43, (1) 19-41. 10.1080/713836153

2002

Wei JJ, Yu B, Wang HS and Tao WQ (2002). Numerical study of simultaneous natural convection heat transfer from both surfaces of a uniformly heated thin plate with arbitrary inclination. Heat Mass Transfer  vol. 38, (4-5) 309-317. 10.1007/S002310100276

WANG HS, Nozu S and Honda H (2002). Modified Theoretical Models of Film Condensation in Horizontal Microfin Tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 45, (7) 1513-1523. 10.1016/S0017-9310(01)00244-7

Honda H, Wang HS and Nozu S (2002). A theoretical study of film condensation in horizontal microfin tubes. J Heat Trans-T Asme  vol. 124, (1) 94-101. 10.1115/1.1421048

WANG HS, Nozu S and Honda H (2002). Modified theoretical models of film condensation in horizontal microfin tubes (JSME prize). Trans. Jsme (in Japanese)  vol. 67, (662) 2510-2517.

2001

WANG HS, Yu BF and Wu YZ (2001). Approximate solution of two-dimensional solidification in a square cavity. Journal of Xi'An Jiaotong University  vol. 34, (5) 485-489.

WANG HS and Honda H (2001). Heat transfer performance of air-cooled condensers: effects of tube diameter and tubeside fin geometry. Transactions of The Jsrae  vol. 18, (2) 153-161.

WANG HS and Honda H (2001). Effects of tube diameter and tubeside fin geometry on the heat transfer performance of air-cooled condensers. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer  vol. 8, (5) 315-327. 10.1615/JEnhHeatTransf.v8.i5.30

WANG HS, Yu BF and Wu YZ (2001). Approximate solution of heat resistance method for solidification in concentric annulus. Journal of Xi'An Jiaotong University  vol. 34, (3) 255-260.

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