Program: Mechanical Engineering
Dr. TieJun (TJ) Zhang has been an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology since 2011. He was a visiting faculty at the Device Research Lab in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) during 2011-2012.
Prior to joining the Masdar Institute, Dr. Zhang was a postdoctoral research associate at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where he served as the principal researcher of US Office of Naval Research MURI project “System-Level Approach for Multi-Phase Nanotechnology-Enhanced Cooling of High-Power Microelectronic Systems”.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (Systems & Control) from the City University of Hong Kong (2008), and M.Sc. & B.Eng. degrees in Thermal Power Engineering from the Southeast University, China (2004 & 2001).
He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications on multiphase flow and heat transfer, energy-efficient electronics cooling, energy process control and optimization. As an active member of IEEE and ASME, he has served as an invited reviewer for over 20 international journals and got involved in many conference organizing activities.
- MEG507 Advanced Heat Transfer
- MEG611 Multiphase Thermal Fluids in Power and Energy Technologies
- MEG614 Advanced Process Dynamics and Control
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