Yuwen Zhang, Ph.D.

Curators' Distinguished Professor

Huber and Helen Croft Chair in Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

E3408 Lafferre Hall

Columbia, MO 65211

Email: zhangyu@missouri.edu

Education

Experience

  • 2021 –       Huber and Helen Croft Chair in Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2020 –       Curators' Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri

  • 2009 –       Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2012 – 2018  James C. Dowell Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2013 – 2017   Chairman, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2003 – 2009   Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2001 – 2003   Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, New Mexico State University

  • 2000 – 2000   Senior Engineer, Thermoflow, Inc., (May–Dec)

  • 1999 – 2000   Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Honors and Awards

  • 2021 Huber and Helen Croft Chair in Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2020   Curators' Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri

  • 2018   Member, EU Academy of Sciences

  • 2018   Coulter Award, University of Missouri Coulter Translational Partnership Program

  • 2015   Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)

  • 2014   Certificate of Appreciation (for Service as K-15 Committee Chair), ASME Heat Transfer Division

  • 2012   James C. Dowell Professorship, University of Missouri

  • 2011   Certificate of Distinguished Service, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

  • 2010   Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, University of Missouri

  • 2010   Missouri Honors Senior Faculty Research Award, College of Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2008   Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

  • 2007   Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • 2007   Faculty Fellowship, College of Engineering, University of Missouri

  • 2003   Computational Research Award, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New Mexico State University

  • 2002   Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Publications and Citations