PI INFO



Yang Wang
Assistant Professor, 2019-present
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Butler-Carlton Hall, RM 224
1401 N. Pine St., Rolla, MO 65409-0030
Email: yangwang@mst.edu
Phone: 573-341-4597

EDUCATION
B.S. Tsinghua University (2008-2012)
Thermal Engineering
Ph. D. Washington University in St. Louis (2012-2017) 
Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering

RESEARCH / WORKING EXPERIENCE
Brookhaven National Laboratory (2017-2019) – Postdoctoral Researcher
Supervisor: Dr. Jian Wang
    Development of a fast-integrated mobility spectrometer for atmospheric particle measurement
    Study of aerosol-cloud interaction and influence on global climate
    Atmospheric measurement field campaigns:
        ACE-ENA, Azores, Portugal, 2018 ; CAMP2Ex, Clark, Philippines, 2019

Washington University in St. Louis (2012-2017) – PhD Student
Supervisors: Professors Pratim Biswas, Brent Williams, Richard Axelbaum, Rajan Chakrabarty, Michel Attoui, and Jingkun Jiang
    Sub 2 nm particle characterization in systems with aerosol formation (Ph.D. dissertation)
    Gas-phase nanomaterial synthesis and applications
    Evaluation and application of low-cost air quality sensor networks
    Characterization of aerosols generated during patient care activities
    Development and deployment of tandem differential mobility analyzer (TDMA)

University of Helsinki (2015) – Visiting Scholar
Supervisors: Professors Markku Kulmala, Tuukka Petaja
    Characterization of sub 2 nm particles generated from combustion synthesis

Tsinghua University (2009-2012) – Undergraduate Researcher
Supervisor: Professor Shuiqing Li
    Premixed stagnation swirl flame synthesis of nanostructured TiO2 films for dye-sensitized solar cells

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2020 NASA Group Achievement Award for CAMP2Ex airborne Earth Science Mission
2019 Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung (GAeF) Ph.D. Award
2018  Editor’s selection of notable 2018 papers in Aerosol Sci. Technol. 
2018  Ph. D. Dissertation Award (top 5%), Washington University in St. Louis
2017  Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad (500 globally) 
2016  Editor’s selection of notable 2015 papers in Aerosol Sci. Technol. 
2016 Student Travel Award for the 36th International Symposium on Combustion, Seoul, Korea
2015  Outstanding and Recognized Reviewer of J. Aerosol Sci. 
2014  Doctoral Student Teaching Award, Washington University in St. Louis (top 5%) 
2012 The Otis, Dorothy and Bryce Sproul Family Fellowship 
2012 Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award of Tsinghua University (top 5%)
2012 Outstanding Graduates of Tsinghua University (top 5 %)
2009, 2011 National Comprehensive Scholarship Recipient, Tsinghua University

TEACHING                                                                                
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Air Pollution Control (CE/EnvE 5662)
Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering and Science (CE/EnvE 2601)
Washington University in St. Louis
Teaching Assistant (Awarded with Doctoral Student Teaching Assistant Award)
Aerosol Science and Technology (EECE 504, Fall 2013)
Transport Phenomena (EECE 368, Spring 2014)
Guest Lecturer
Aerosol Science and Technology (EECE 504, Fall 2013, 2015, 2016)

JOURNAL REVIEW ACTIVITY
Nature Communication, ACS Nano, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Environmental Pollution, Scientific Reports, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Indoor Air, Atmospheric Environment, Journal of Aerosol Science, Aerosol Science and Technology, PLOS One, Sensors, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association