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2017-08-24
ME Staff Appointed as Guest Professor of State Key Laboratory of China

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.