Dr. Qiuwang Wang

Professor, School of Energy and Power Engineering

Director, Students Admission Office

Executive Director, Intl Joint Research Lab of Thermal Sci and Eng

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Xianning West Road 28#, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710049, P.R. China


Tel and Fax: +86-29-82665539

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Research Interests 

1)    Heat Transfer Enhancement and Its Applications to Engineering Problems 

2)    Heat Transfer under Extreme Conditions 

3)    Transport Phenomena in Porous Media 

4)    Numerical Simulation, Prediction & Optimization


Representative Publications/Invents 


(1) Xueping Du, Min Zeng, Gongnan Xie, Qiuwang Wang*. Thermal Performance Prediction and Optimization of "Heat Exchangers" by Artificial Intelligence Techniques. In: Jinyue Yan, editor. The Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. WILEY, 2014

(2) Qiuwang Wang*, Yitung Chen, Bengt Sunden, Emerging topics in heat transfer enhancement and heat exchangers, Invited Contribution, WIT Press, UK, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-84564-818-3, eISBN: 978-1-84564-819-0

Review articles in Journal

(3) Zhilong Cheng, Zhigang Guo, Zhoutuo Tan, Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang*, Waste heat recovery from high-temperature solid granular materials: Energy challenges and opportunities, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2019,

(4) Qiuwang Wang*, Min Zeng, Ting Ma, Xueping Du, Jianfeng Yang. Recent development and application of several high-efficiency surface heat exchangers for energy conversion and utilization, Applied Energy, 135: 748-777, 2014

(5) Qiuwang Wang*, Guidong Chen, Qiuyang Chen, Min Zeng. Review of improvements on shell-and-tube heat exchangers with helical baffles, Heat Transfer Engineering, 31(10): 836-853, 2010

(6) Qiuwang Wang*, Guidong Chen, Qiuyang Chen, Min Zeng. Recent patents in shell-and-tube heat exchangers with helical baffles, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering, 1(2): 88-95, 2008 (June)

US Patents

(1) Qiuwang Wang, Qiuyang Chen, Dongjie Zhang, Min Zeng, Yining Wu, Qiang Gao. A Single shell-pass or multiple shell-pass shell-and-tube heat exchanger with helical baffles, US Patent, Serial Number: 11/966,256, Filed Date: December 28, 2007, Published Date: August 14, 2008, Issue Date: June 22, 2010, U.S. Patent 7,740,057 B2

(2) Qiuwang Wang, Qiuyang Chen, Dongjie Zhang, Min Zeng, Yining Wu, Qiang Gao. Shell-and-tube heat exchanger with helical baffles, US Patent, Serial Number: 12/764,702, Filed Date: April 21, 2010, Published Date: April 28, 2011, Issue Date: September 24, 2013, U.S. Patent 8,540,011 B2 

(3) Qiuwang Wang, Zhoutuo Tan, Yunjia Yao, Chengning Yao, Jiapei Yang, Yougang Ruan, Heat exchanger,