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Cheng Ping
Cheng Ping

Cheng Ping, member of CAS, ASME Fellow, AIAA Fellow. He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University in 1958, received the master's degree in mechanical engineering from MIT two years later and PhD degree in aviation / aeronautic engineering from Stanford University in 1965. He was Head (1989-1994) and professor (1974-1994) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Hawai'i System, Head and professor (1995-2002) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has been a full-time professor in School of Mechanical Engineering, SJTU since 2003.

Having long been engaged in the research of engineering thermophysics, Prof. Cheng Ping blazed new research areas in micro-scale flow boiling and condensation heat transfer and its application in micro heat exchanger. His research achievements have won many awards both at home and abroad, including the second prize of the State Natural Science Award in 1997 (ranked No.1), the first prize of the Shanghai Natural Science Award in 2006 (ranked No.1), and four top academic awards in the field of engineering thermophysics in the world:

The Max Jakob Memorial Award issued by ASME and AIChE in 2006 (the highest academic award in the area of heat transfer);

ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award in 1996 (the highest academic award of ASME);

AIAA Thermophysics Award in 2003 (the highest academic award of AIAA);

ASME Heat Transfer Classic Paper Award in 2006

-- Translated by Wang Jie