Quan Wang

Chair Professor
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering
Email: wangq@sustc.edu.cn
Office: Room 512, Wisdom Valley Block 5

Educational Background

◆  1991/07-1994/07,Degree of PhD,Peking University, Department of Mechanics, Beijing, P.R. China
◆  1988/07-1991/07,Degree of M.S.Peking University, Department of Mechanics, Beijing, P.R. China
◆  1984/07-1988/07,Degree of B.S.Zhejiang University, Department of Mechanics, Hangzhou, P.R. China

Professional Experience

◆  2017-present, Chair Professor,Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China.
◆  2016-2017.Chair Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
◆  2006-2016,Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Manitoba, Mechanical Engineering Department
◆  2003-2006,Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, MMAE Department
◆  2002-2003,Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Civil Engineering Department
◆  1999-2001,Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Civil Engineering Department

Honors & Awards

◆  International Friendship Award in Liaoning Province, 2017
◆  Fellow of Royal Society of Canada, (RSC, Class 2016) 
◆  Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, (CAE, Class 2015) 
◆  Award of Exceptional Alumni of Peking University, 2013-2015
◆  Merit award in research of University of Manitoba, 2011

Research Interests

◆  Structural health monitoring and structural repair
◆  Nanotechnology in engineering and medicine
◆  Energy harvesting 

Selected Publication

◆  Wave propagation in carbon nanotubes via nonlocal continuum mechanics
Q Wang, Journal of Applied Physics 98 (12), 124301,2005.

◆  Atomic transportation via carbon nanotubes
Q Wang, Nano Letters 9 (1), 245-249,2008.

◆  Dispersion of carbon nanotubes with SDS surfactants: a study from a binding energy perspective
WH Duan, Q Wang, F Collins, Chemical Science 2 (7), 1407-1413,2011.

◆  A review on structural enhancement and repair using piezoelectric materials and shape memory alloys
Q Wang, N Wu,Smart Materials and Structures 21 (1), 013001,2011.

◆  Energy harvesting from ocean waves by a floating energy harvester
NV Viet, XD Xie, KM Liew, N Banthia, Q Wang,Energy 112, 1219–1226,2016.