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Hailei Wang

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ENGR 419E
DialPhone: 435-797-2098
SendEmail: hailei.wang@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, (TFS), Oregon State University, 2006
MS, Mechanical Engineering, (TFS), Texas Tech University, 2002
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Southwestern Petroleum University, 1992

Biography

Prior to join USU in 2018, Dr. Wang worked at Oregon State University as a research faculty for ten years. He has broad research expertise in developing innovative thermal systems and advanced energy technologies. He also worked in the oil & gas industry for eight years before going back to graduate school.


Teaching Interests

Hybrid Energy Systems, Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, HVAC, Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer

Research Interests

Dr. Wang has broad research interests, including advanced power cycles using supercritical organic fluids; distributed energy systems that effectively integrate various renewable energy resources; a unique thermal energy storage concept using supercooling phenomenon; desalination; high performance and multi-function microchannel heat exchangers for process intensification; boiling and condensation enhancement; and heat transfer and anti-icing on superhydrophobic surfaces.

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Paul, B.K, Lee, K., Wang, H., (2018). Improving the Energy Efficiency of Adsorption Chillers by Intensifying Thermal Management Systems in Sorbent Beds. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 140:4, doi: doi: 10.1115/1.4037606
          • Deng, Y., Menon, S., Lavrich, Z., Wang, H., Hagen, C., (2017). Design, simulation, and testing of a novel micro-channel heat exchanger for natural gas cooling in automotive applications. Applied Thermal Engineering, 110, 327--334.
          • Choi, C., David, M., Gao, Z., Chang, A., Allen, M., Wang, H., Chang, C., (2016). Large-scale generation of patterned bubble arrays on printed bi-functional boiling surfaces. Scientific reports, 6, 23760.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R., Herron, T., (2011). Design study of configurations on system COP for a combined ORC (organic Rankine cycle) and VCC (vapor compression cycle). Energy, 36:8, 4809--4820.
          • Fisher, L., Ingram-Goble, R., Wang, H., Garrison, A., Peterson, R.B, (2011). Development of a microchannel based pasteurizer for energy efficient processing of liquids. Applied Thermal Engineering, 31:16, 3604--3614.
          • Miller, E.W, Hendricks, T., Wang, H., Peterson, R., (2011). Integrated dual-cycle energy recovery using thermoelectric conversion and an organic Rankine bottoming cycle. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 225:1, 33--43.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R.B, (2011). Performance enhancement of a thermally activated cooling system using microchannel heat exchangers. Applied Thermal Engineering, 31:14-15, 2951--2962.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R.B, (2011). Size and Material Effects on Flow Boiling Enhancement in Microchannels With Diffusion-Brazed Wire Mesh. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 1:4, 545--556.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R.B, (2010). Enhanced boiling heat transfer in parallel microchannels with diffusion brazed wire mesh. IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 33:4, 784--793.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R., Harada, K., Miller, E., Ingram-Goble, R., (2010). Performance of a combined organic Rankine cycle and vapor compression cycle for heat activated cooling. Energy, 36, 447-458.
          • Wang, H., Peterson, R., Herron, T., (2009). Experimental performance of a compliant scroll expander for an organic Rankine cycle. SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England
          • Peterson, R., Wang, H., Herron, T., (2008). Performance of a small-scale regenerative Rankine power cycle employing a scroll expander. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 222:3, 271--282.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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              Publications - Technical Reports

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                Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                  Publications - Other

                    Other

                  • Wang, H., (2018). Dialysis system. Google Patents
                  • Wang, H., (2014). Dialysis system. Google Patents
                  • Wang, H., (2013). Fluid purification system. Google Patents
                  • Wang, H., (2016). Hybrid power and cooling system. Google Patents

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  MAE 5930, 6930 - Special Problems, Spring 2019

                  MAE 6460 - Conduction Heat Transfer, Fall 2018


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Alireza Moradikaz, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, August 2019
                  Maysam Molana, August 2019
                  Benjamin Pepper, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, June 2019
                  Stephen Hills, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, January 2019
                  Cody Cummings, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, January 2019
                  Yili Zhang, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, August 2018