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Principal Investigator

Professor

Professor Hai Wang

Education:
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Fuel Science (1992)
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University, Chemical Engineering (1986)
  • B.Eng., East China University of Science and Technology, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (1984)
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Postdoctoral Scholars

Xian Shi

Education:
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering (2017)
  • M.S., University of California, Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering (2014)
  • B.Eng., Tongji University, Automotive Engineering (2013)
Research interests: energy conversion, shock and detonation, nanomaterials, high performance scientific computing

Graduate Students

Jackson Crane

Education:
  • M.S., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2018)
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering (2013)
Research interests: energy conversion, detonation engines

Yue Zhang

Education:
  • M.S., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2018)
  • B.S., Peking University, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2016)
Research interests: foundational fuel chemistry model, statistical learning

Nick Kateris

Education:
  • M.Eng. & B.A. (Hons), University of Cambridge, Mechanical, Aerospace and Aerothermal Engineering (2018)
Research interests: molecular dynamics, gas dynamics, material synthesis

Bryon Spells

Education:
  • B.S., North Carolina State University, Mechanical Engineering (2018)
Research interests: intelligent automotive powertrains

Nick Montes

Education:
  • M.S., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2016)
  • B.S., University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering (2014)
Research interests: nanoscale energy conversion, synthesis and characterization of materials

Amitesh S. Jayaraman

Education:
  • B.Eng., National University of Singapore, Mechanical Engineering (2020)
Research interests: statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and nanomechanics

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