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Mechanical Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Yuan Zheng

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 2069 Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071

Research Interests

Alternative fuel combustion, On-board hydrogen storage, Radiative heat transfer, Non-intrusive combustion diagnostics, Fire safety, Clean coal technology

Teaching Interests

Combustion, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat and mass Transfer


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, December 2003, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Dissertation: “Spectral and Total Radiation Properties of Turbulent Non-luminous Jet Flames”
  • GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, December 1999, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Thesis: “Infrared Multi-spectral Line Imaging of Flame Radiation”
  • GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • B.S. Thermal Mechanical Engineering, June 1992, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
  • Minor in Industrial Management
  • GPA: 90/100


Teaching Experience Research Assistant Professor, Purdue University, July 2006 – August 2009
Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue University, August 2004 – June 2006
Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, January 2000 – May 2000

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