Dr Peng Zhang, Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, is appointed as the Guest Professor of State Key Laboratory of High-temperature Gas Dynamics (LHD), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Zhang accepted this honorary appointment during the 2017 LHD Summer Workshop held on 17 August 2017 at Tsien Hsue-shen Engineering Science Experiment Base, where he delivered an invited speech on fluid dynamics and chemistry of rocket propellants.
Dr Zhang has established a close collaboration with LHD since 2013. Dr Zhang has also secured two external research grants from LHD and co-authored five papers published on top journals in aerospace engineering and combustion. These aerospace-related academic activities are in line with the core research strength and development of the Department and the University.