Yiguang Ju

                                    Princeton University

Education

 July 1986 

Bachelor Degree; Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China

 Aug. 1988

Master Degree; Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, China

 Mar. 1994 

Ph. D. (Engr.); Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tohoku University Japan

Employment

 

 1994-1995

Research Associate; Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Japan

 1995-1998 

Assistant Professor; Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Japan

 1998-2000

Associate Professor; School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan

 1999-2000

Research Staff; Department of Mech. and Aerospace Eng., Princeton University

 2000-2001

Yangzi-River Professor, Director of the Institute of Engineering Thermo-physics,  Tsinghua University, China

 2001-2007

Assistant Professor, Department of Mech. and Aerospace Eng., Princeton University

 2007-2011

Associate Professor, Department of Mech. and Aerospace Eng., Princeton University

 2011-2013

Professor, Director of Sustainable Energy, Department of Mech. and Aerospace Eng., Princeton University

 2013-

Robert Porter Patterson  Professor, Director of Sustainable Energy,  Princeton University

Awards & Honors

 

 Nov. 1995  

Fluid Science Research Award by the Fluid Science Foundation, Japan

 May 1999  

ASPACC Young Investigators Award (Best Paper Award) by the  First Asia Pacific Conference on Combustion

 Apr. 1999  

Best Paper Award by Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences

 Aug. 2000

Yangzi River Scholar Award by Chinese Education Ministry

 Oct.  2001 

Outstanding Young Scholars Award by National Science Foundation of China

 Sep. 2005

Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

 July  2006

Overseas Young Scholars Award by National Science Foundation of China

  May 2007   

Best Paper Award by the Fifth Asia Pacific Conference on Combustion

  Mar 2011

Distinguished Paper Award by the 33rd International Symposium on Combustion

  July 2011

NASA Administrator’s Certificate of Appreciation Award by National Aeronautics and Space Administration for outstanding contribution to NASA’s space missions

  Oct  2011 

Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  Nov  2011     

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  May  2013     

Hsue-Shen Tsien (钱学森) Professorship of Engineering Sciences, The Institute of Mechanics of Chinese Academy of  Sciences

  May  2013

The First Place Award for the Art Merit of the Combustion Art Competition at the 8th US National Combustion Meeting

  July  2013

The Robert Porter Patterson Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University

  Feb 2014

  July 2014

Plenary Lecture, The 8th International Conference on Reactive Plasmas, Fukuoka, Japan, 2014

Plenary Lecture, 1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2014

March 2015

Distinguished Paper Award by the 35rd International Symposium on Combustion

July 2015 Keynote Lecture, 22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry, Belgium, 2015.7
Nov. 2015 Best Paper Award by Japanese Society of Combustion, 2015.11
March 2016 Chair Elect of  Eastern State Section of the Combustion Institute (ESSCI)
May 2016 Plenary Lecture, The 52nd Korean Society of Combustion Symposium, Buyeo, Korea
Dec. 2016 Plenary Lecture, The Fifth International Education Forum on Environment and Energy Science, San Diego, USA

Jan. 2017

Deputy Editors-in-Chief, Frontiers in Energy

Mar 2017 Invited Lecture,  KAUST Research Conference: New Combustion Concepts
April 2017 Chair of  US Sections of the Combustion Institute (USSCI)
July 2017 Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom

 

Service of Professional Societies

1.     Combustion Institute (International)

o    Colloquium co-chair of 32nd International Symposium on Combustion (2007-2008)

o    Colloquium co-chair of 33rd International Symposium on Combustion (2009-2010)

o    Colloquium co-chair of 34rd International Symposium on Combustion (2011-2012)

o    Member of Nomination Committee of Combustion Institute (International) (2015-2020)

o    Associate Editor of Proceeding of the Combustion Institute (International) (2013-2019)

o    Editorial Board Member of Combustion and Flame

o    Executive Board Member of Eastern State Section of the Combustion Institute (2009-2015)

o    Chair Elect and Chair of Eastern State Section of the Combustion Institute (2016-2020)

o    Co-Chair of 2016 Spring Technical Meeting of Eastern State Section of the Combustion Institute

2.   American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

o    Technical Committee Member of Combustion and Propellants (2005-)

o    Co-Chair of Publication Sub-Committee for Aerospace America (2004-)

o    Organization Chair of 2014 AIAA SciTech Meeting (Propellant & Combustion)

o    Associate Editor, AIAA Journal

3.     American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)

o    Section Chair, the ASME 2nd Energy Nanotechnology International Conference (2007).

o    Committee member, ASME K13 Combustion and Fire subcommittee

4.   National Program Committee Services

o    Committee Member of NASA Rocket Study (2010-2011)

o    Committee Member of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory Combustion Research Programs (2016-2017)

o    Committee Member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to review NASA’s Program of Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration, Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era (2017)

o    Technical Advisory Council member of DOE NETL University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research (UCFER) (2016-2022)

5.     International Advisory Board and Technical/Steering Committee Member

o  The Global Core of Education (GCOE) Center for Trans-disciplinary Flow Dynamics, Tohoku University, Japan, 2008-2012

o  The Global Core of Education (GCOE) of Energy Science Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (2008-2012)

o  Academy for Co-creative Education of Environment and Energy Science (ACEEES),    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2012-2017

o  1st International Workshop on High Temperature Gas Dynamics (Beijing, 2012);

o  1st -3rd International Flame Chemistry Workshop (Warsaw, 2012; Sandia, 2014; Seoul, 2016)

o  Aerospace Thematic Workshop on "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic-Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas,” France (2012-2013)

o  1st International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics, Scotland, United Kingdom (2014) 

o  1st-11th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, (2003-2018)

o  Technical Advisory Board Member of Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2016-2019).

6.     Journal Editorial Service

o  Proceedings of Combustion Institute (2013-2019)       Associate Editor

o  AIAA Journal                                                      Associate Editor

o  Combustion and Flame (2010-)                       Editorial Board

o  Frontiers in Energy (2017-2020)                     Deputy Editors-in-Chief

o  Chinese Journal of Aeronautics (2013-)         International Editorial Board

o  The Scientific World Journal (2014-)               Editor

o  Journal of Combustion (2009-)                         Editor

 

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