Zhandong Wang, Ph.D.

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Research Interest

Experimental and kinetic modeling study of the combustion of fuel surrogates and alternative fuels

Selected Publications

  • Kinetics of ethylcyclohexane pyrolysis and oxidation: An experimental and detailed kinetic modeling study
    Z. D. Wang, L. Zhao, Y. Wang, H. T. Bian, L. D. Zhang, F. Zhang, Y. Y. Li, S. M. Sarathy, ...
    Combustion and Flame, (2015)
  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study of the low- and intermediate-temperature oxidation of dimethyl ether
    Z. D. Wang, X. Y. Zhang, L. L. Xing, L. D. Zhang, F. Herrmann, K. Moshammer, F. Qi, K. Koh...
    Combustion and Flame 162, 1113-1125 , (2015)
  • Investigation on primary decomposition of ethylcyclohexane at atmospheric pressure
    Z. D. Wang, H. T. Bian, Y. Wang, L. D. Zhang, Y. Y. Li, F. Zhang, F. Qi
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 35, 367-375 , (2015)
  • Experimental and kinetic modeling study on methylcyclohexane pyrolysis and combustion
    Z. D. Wang, L. L. Ye, W. H. Yuan, L. D. Zhang, Y. Z. Wang, Z. J. Cheng, F. Zhang , F. Qi
    Combustion and Flame 161, 84-100 , (2014)
  • Experimental Investigation of the Low Temperature Oxidation of the Five Isomers of Hexane
    Z. D. Wang, O. Herbinet, Z. J. Cheng, B. Husson, R. Fournet, F. Qi, F. Battin-Leclerc
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 118, 5573-5594 , (2014)
  • An experimental and kinetic modeling investigation on a rich premixed n-propylbenzene flame at low pressure
    Z. D. Wang, Y. Y. Li, F. Zhang, L. D. Zhang, W. H. Yuan, Y. Z. Wang, F. Qi
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34, 1785-1793 , (2013)
  • An experimental and theoretical study of pyrrolidine pyrolysis at low pressure Lucassen
    Z. D. Wang, L. D. Zhang, F. Zhang, W. H. Yuan, Y. Z. Wang, F. Qi, K. Kohse-Höinghaus
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34, 641-648 , (2013)
  • Kinetics of decomposition and isomerization of methylcyclohexane: starting point for studying monoalkylated cyclohe...
    F. Zhang, Z. D. Wang, Z. H. Wang, L. D. Zhang, Y. Y. Li, F. Qi
    Energy & Fuels 27, 1679-1687 , (2013)
  • An experimental and kinetic modeling study of cyclohexane pyrolysis at low pressure
    Z. D. Wang, Z. J. Cheng, W. H. Yuan, J. H. Cai, F. Zhang, F. Qi, J. Wang
    Combustion and Flame 159, 2243-2253 , (2012)
  • Experimental and theoretical studies on decomposition of pyrrolidine
    Z. D. Wang, A. Lucassen, L. D. Zhang, J. Z. Yang, K. Kohse-Höinghaus, F. Qi
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 33, 415-423 , (2011)

Education

  • 2008-2014: Doctor of EngineeringThermophysics, University of Science and Technology of China, China.

Professional Profile

  • 2016-current: Research Scientist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.​
  • 2014-2016: Post-Doctoral Fellow at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2013-2014: Assistant Research Fellow at University ofScience and Technology of China, China.

Awards

  • Bernard Lewis Fellowship, Combustion Institute, 2014
  • Special Prize of President Scholarship, Chinese Academy ofSciences, 2014
  • Wu Zhonghua Prize for Excellent Graduate Students, ChineseSociety of Engineering Thermophysics, 2014
  • The Excellent Graduates, Anhui Province & University ofScience and Technology of China, 2014
  • The National Scholarship for Graduate Students , Ministry ofEducation of China, 2012
  • Zhu Li Yuehua Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center

Research Interests Keywords

Fuels and combustion
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