Faculty

WANG Quan
Chair Professor
The Royal Society of Canada Fellow The Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow
wangq@sustech.edu.cn

Educational Background
◆ 1991/07-1994/07,Degree of PhD,Peking University, Department of Mechanics, Beijing, P.R. China
◆ 1988/07-1991/07,Degree of M.S.Peking University, Department of Mechanics, Beijing, P.R. China
◆ 1984/07-1988/07,Degree of B.S.Zhejiang University, Department of Mechanics, Hangzhou, P.R. China

 

Professional Experience
◆ 2017-present, Chair Professor,Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China.
◆ 2016-2017.Chair Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
◆ 2006-2016,Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Manitoba, Mechanical Engineering Department
◆ 2003-2006,Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, MMAE Department
◆ 2002-2003,Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Civil Engineering Department
◆ 1999-2001,Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Civil Engineering Department

 

Honors & Awards
◆ International Friendship Award in Liaoning Province, 2017
◆ Fellow of Royal Society of Canada, (RSC, Class 2016)
◆ Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, (CAE, Class 2015)
◆ Award of Exceptional Alumni of Peking University, 2013-2015
◆ Merit award in research of University of Manitoba, 2011

 

Research Interests
◆ Structural health monitoring and structural repair
◆ Nanotechnology in engineering and medicine
◆ Energy harvesting

 

Selected Publication
◆ Wave propagation in carbon nanotubes via nonlocal continuum mechanics
Q Wang, Journal of Applied Physics 98 (12), 124301,2005.
◆ Atomic transportation via carbon nanotubes
Q Wang, Nano Letters 9 (1), 245-249,2008.
◆ Dispersion of carbon nanotubes with SDS surfactants: a study from a binding energy perspective
WH Duan, Q Wang, F Collins, Chemical Science 2 (7), 1407-1413,2011.
◆ A review on structural enhancement and repair using piezoelectric materials and shape memory alloys
Q Wang, N Wu,Smart Materials and Structures 21 (1), 013001,2011.
◆ Energy harvesting from ocean waves by a floating energy harvester
NV Viet, XD Xie, KM Liew, N Banthia, Q Wang,Energy 112, 1219–1226,2016.