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Hai Wang

Hai Wang

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


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Hai Wang is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. His interests are in renewable energy conversion, catalysis and combustion. His current research focuses on theories and applications of nanoparticles and nanostructures for rechargeable batteries and supercapacitors, combustion simulations and nanocatalysis. He is the author and coauthor of numerous papers in scholarly journals, including "Mesoporous titania films prepared by flame stabilized on a rotating surface-Application in dye sensitized solar cells" in Journal of Physical Chemistry C, “A detailed kinetic modeling study of aromatics formation in laminar premixed acetylene and ethylene flames” in Combustion and Flame, “Drag force, diffusion coefficient, and electric mobility of small particles. I. Theory applicable to the free-molecule regime” in Physical Review E, “A new mechanism for the formation of meteoritic kerogen-like material” in Science, “Gas-nanoparticle scattering: A molecular view of momentum accommodation function” in Physical Review Letters, and “Formation of nascent soot and other condensed-phase materials in flames” in Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. He is the co-editor of Combustion Generated Fine Carbonaceous Particles. He is or has been a member of the editorial boards of International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, Combustion and Flame and Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, a highly influential energy journal published by Elsevier with an impact factor of 17.4 (2016).