About Cheng Wang

Education

  • University of Illinois at U-C, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

Cheng Wang

Prof, asoc
Mechanical & Aerospace Engin
133 Toomey Hall

573-341-4636 | wancheng@mst.edu

Education

  • University of Illinois at U-C, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

Biography

Academic Positions:

- Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(2014-present)
- Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2013-2014)
- Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008-2013)
- Graduate Research Assistant, Nanyang Technological University (2004-2006)

Research

Research interests

Fluid dynamics, micro/nano-scale heat and mass transport, interfacial phenomena, micro/nanofluidics, bioMEMS, lab-on-a-chip, micro/nano-fabrication, bubble dynamics, droplet dynamics, acoustics, acoustic streaming, electrohydrodynamics, electrokinetics, and multi-phase flow.

Publications

Selected Journal Publications
  • B. Rallabandi, C. Wang, and S. Hilgenfeldt, "Two-dimensional streaming flows driven by sessile semi-cylindrical
    microbubbles", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, accepted (2013).
  • C. Wang, B. Rallabandi, and S. Hilgenfeldt, "Frequency dependence and frequency control of microbubble streaming
    flows", Physics of Fluids, 022002, 2013.
  • C. Wang, S. V. Jalikop, and S. Hilgenfeldt, "Efficient manipulation of microparticles in bubble streaming flows",
    Biomicrofluidics, 2, 012801, 2012. (selected for the March 15, 2012 issue of
    Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research)
  • C. Wang, S. V. Jalikop, and S. Hilgenfeldt, "Size-sensitive sorting of microparticles through control of flow geometry",
    Applied Physics Letters, 99, 034101, 2011. (selected for the August 1, 2011
    issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology)
  • B. Kwon, C. Wang, K. Park, R. Bhargava, and W.P. King, "Thermomechanical Sensitivity of Microcantilevers in the Mid-infrared
    Spectral Region", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering,
    15, 16-28, 2011. (cover article)
  • C. Wang, T.N. Wong, C. Yang, and K.T. Ooi, "Characterization of electroosmotic flow in rectangular microchannels",
    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 3115-3121, 2007.
  • Y. Gao, C. Wang, T.N. Wong, C. Yang, N.T. Nguyen, and K.T. Ooi, "Electroosmotic control of the interface position of two-liquid flow through a
    microchannel", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 17, 358-
    366, 2007.
  • C. Wang, N.T. Nguyen, T.N. Wong, Z. Wu, C. Yang, and K.T. Ooi, "Investigation of active interface control of pressure driven two-fluid flow in
    microchannels", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 133, 323-328, 2006.
  • C. Wang, N.T. Nguyen, and T.N. Wong, "Optical measurement of flow field and concentration field inside a moving
    nanoliter droplet", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 133, 317-322, 2006.
  • C. Wang, Y. Gao, N.T. Nguyen, T.N. Wong, C. Yang, and K.T. Ooi, "Interface control of pressure-driven two-fluid flow in microchannels using
    electroosmosis", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15,
    2289-2297, 2005.

Awards and recognition

Awards

Selected Honors and Awards
  • Runner-up, Small Matters Video Contest, Biomicrofluidics, American Institution of Physics 2012
  • Graduate Teacher Certificate, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois 2011
  • Best Student Paper Award, the 2nd Conference on Advances in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 2011
  • List of excellent teachers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2010, 2011, 2012