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Dr. Cheng Zhang

  • Position:  Assistant Professor
  • Department:  Mechanical Engineering
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 436A
  • czhang@uwf.edu
  • Campus: 8504742511

Biography:

Dr. Cheng Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the department of Engineering here at UWF.  He has a Ph.D. and a M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.  He also received a B.E. in Engineering Thermophysics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Zhang commonly teaches Thermal Fluid Systems I, Computer Aided Design and Modeling, Sophomore Engineering Design I and Junior Engineering Design I. His research interest are Turbulent flow and combustion, Multiphase flow, Microfluids, Coal/biomass gasification, Diesel/biodiesel-fueled internal combustion engine, Wind energy, Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and Computational aeroacoustics (CAA)

Degrees & Institutions:

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2007
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2001
B.E. in Engineering Thermophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, 1995

Research:

Research includes solid fuel gasification, wind turbine flow and noise, diesel/biodiesel-fueled internal combustion engine, microfluidics, computational fluid dynamics, and computational aeroacoustics.

Current Courses:

  • Thermal Fluid Systems II
  • Thermal Fluid Systems II Lab
  • Computer Aided Design and Modeling

Classes Taught:

    • Thermal Fluid Systems I
    • Computer Aided Design and Modeling
    • Sophomore Engineering Design I
    • Junior Engineering Design I

Keywords: Turbulent flow and combustion, Multiphase flow, Microfluids, Coal/biomass gasification, Disel/biodiesel-fueled, internal combustion engine, Wind energy, Computational fluid dynamics, CFD, Computational aeroacoustics, CAA, electrical, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering thermophysics, science and technology

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