Professional Services

  Editorial Positions

  University Leadership and Service

  • Member, Engineering Policy Committee (EPC), College of Engineering (COE), MU, 2019–
  • Member, Residence for Tuition Purposes Committee, MU, 2019–
  • Member, Review Committee for the Curators’ Distinguished Professorship, MU, 2019
  • Member, Campus Grievance Resolution Oversight Committee, MU, 2018–
  • Equity Resolution Hearing Panelists, MU Office for Civil Rights & Title IX, 2018–
  • Member, Review Committee for the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, MU, 2018
  • Member, Review Committee for the Provost Outstanding Jr. Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award, MU, 2017
  • Department Chair, MAE Department, MU, 2013–2017 (Interim Chair, 2013–2014)
  • Member, COE Strategic Planning Guiding Coalition, 2016–2017
  • Member, Lafferre Hall Renovation Committee, College of Engineering, COE, 2014–2016
  • Member, Faculty & Administrative Review Committee, COE, 2013–2014
  • Chair, Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2010–2013
  • Chair, Thermal/Fluid Sciences Area Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2008–2013
  • Member, Croft Annual Lectureship Committee, COE, MU, 2003–2008
  • Member, Campus Faculty Committee on Tenure, MU, 2011–2012
  • Member, Selection Committee for the MU COE Missouri Honor Awards, 2011, 2013
  • Chair, Search Committee for Faculty Position in Sustainable Energy and Thermal Fluids Sciences, MAE Department, MU, 2009–2010; 2010–2011
  • Member, Search Committee for Faculty Position in Materials Sciences, MAE Department, MU 2003–2004; 2004–2005
  • Member, Committee on Aerospace Minor, MAE Department, MU, 2019-
  • Member, Strategic Planning Taskforce: Grow Research Expenditures to $60 Million, MAE Department, MU, 2018-
  • Member, Thermal/Fluid Sciences Area Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2003–
  • Member, Honor Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2018–
  • Member, Graduate Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2003–2005; 2018–
  • Member, Undergraduate Committee, MAE Department, MU, 2005–2006; 2011–2013
  • Member, Search Committee for Faculty Position in Thermal Sciences, Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department, New Mexico State University (NMSU), 2002–2003
  • Member, ME Graduate Student Admission Committee, NMSU, 2001–2003
  • Member, ME Thermal Sciences Committee, NMSU, 2001–2003
  • Faculty Adviser for the Chinese Student and Scholars Association of NMSU, 2001–2003

  Membership and Services at Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2015 – (Member since 2011)
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2007 – (Member since 1997)
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2008 – (Member since 1995)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 2001 –
  • Member, American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE), 2015 –
  • Member, American Physical Society (APS), 2016 –
  • Member, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), 2017 –

  National and International Conference Organizers

  • Congress Co-Chair, the 6th World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering (MCM'20), Prague, Czech Republic, August 16-18, 2020. Conference Co-Chair of the following four conferences that compose MCM’20:
    - HTFF'20 - 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
    - ICMIE'20 - 9th International Conference on Mechanics and Industrial Engineering
    - MMME'20 - 7th International Conference on Mining, Material and Metallurgical Engineering
    - ICCPE'20 - 6th International Conference on Chemical and Polymer Engineering
  • Technical Program Chair for Heat Transfer Division (HTD), ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 8–14, 2019.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, the 6th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Lisbon, Portugal, Aug 16–18, 2019.
  • Member of the Technical Program Committee and co-Chair for Track 6: Micro/Nanoscale Energy Devices and Systems, the 6th ASME International Conference of Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer (MNHMT-19), Dalian, China, July 8-10, 2019.
  • Organizing Committee Member, the 7th International Conference on Green Energy, Green Engineering and Technology (Green Technologies 2018), Berlin, Germany, Sep 20–21, 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, the 5th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Madrid, Spain, Aug 19–21, 2018.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, the 4th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Rome, Italy, Jun 9–10, 2017.
  • Conference Co-Chair, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2017-01 (ICAME 2017-01), Parvathipuram, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India, May 19–20, 2017.
  • Conference Organization Committee, the 2nd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference and 4th International Workshop on Heat Transfer, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Apr 2–5, 2017.
  • Member of International Scientific Committee, the 5th International Symposium on Heat Transfer and Energy Conservation (ISHTEC2016), Guangzhou, China, Nov 11–13, 2016.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, the 3rd International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Budapest, Hungary, Aug 22–23, 2016.
  • Member of the Technical Program Committee and co-Chair for Track 6: Micro/Nanoscale Energy Devices and Systems, ASME 2016 5th Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference (MNHMT-16), Singapore, Jan 3–6, 2016.
  • Member of International Scientific and Advisory Committee, International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conversion and Pollution Control (IWHT2015), Taipei, Taiwan, Oct 16–19, 2015.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, the 2nd International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Barcelona, Spain, Jul 20–21, 2015.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (HTFF), Prague, Czech Republic, Aug, 11–12, 2014.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, International Heat Transfer Symposium, Beijing, China, May 6–9, 2014.
  • Chair for Track 6: Micro/Nanoscale Energy Devices and Systems, ASME 2013 4th Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Hong Kong, China, Dec 11–14, 2013.
  • Member of International Scientific and Advisory Committee, the 2nd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conversion and Pollution Control (IWHT2013), Xi’an, China, Oct 18–21, 2013.
  • Track Chair for Track 9: Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Jul 14–19, 2013.
  • Member of International Scientific Committee, 11th International Heat Pipe Symposium, Beijing, China, Jun 9–12, 2013.
  • Topic Co-Organizer, Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, Nov 9–15, 2012.
  • Topic Co-Organizer, Ultrafast Laser Materials Processing and Applications, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, Nov 9–15, 2012.
  • Track Co-Chair for Track 8: Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, Jul 8–12, 2012.
  • Member of Technical Program Committee and Co-Organizer for Track 12: Micro/Miniature Two-Phase Devices, ASME 2012 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Atlanta, GA, Mar 3–6, 2012.
  • Topic Co-Organizer, Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, Nov 11–17, 2011.
  • Member of International Scientific and Advisory Committee, 2011 International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conversion and Pollution Control (IWHT’2011), Xi’an, China, Oct 17–21, 2011.
  • Track Co-Chair for Track 14: Micro/Miniature Two-Phase Devices, ASME 2009 Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Transfer International Conference, Shanghai, China, Dec 18–21, 2009.
  • Track Chair for Track 9: Heat Transfer in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 2008 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, FL, Aug, 10–14, 2008.
  • K-15 Committee on Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, 2007 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Seattle, WA, Nov 11–15, 2007.
  • Track Chair for Track 6: Aerospace & Vehicular Flows and Heat Transfer, ASME 2004 Summer Heat Transfer/Fluid Engineering Conference, Charlotte, NC, Jul 11-15, 2004.

  National and International Conference Session Chairs and Co-Chairs

  • Session Chair, Fluid Measurements and Instrumentation - II, the 4th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 14-17, 2019.
  • Session Chair, Flow and Heat Transfer in Materials Processing Science and Manufacturing, the 2nd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference and 4th International Workshop on Heat Transfer, Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 2–5, 2017.
  • Session Chair, Computational Modeling - Thermal Simulations, ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Phoenix, AZ, November 11–27, 2016.
  • Session Chair, Micro/Nanoscale Energy Devices and Systems, ASME 2016 5th Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference (MNHMT-16), Singapore, January 3–6, 2016.
  • Session Co-Chair, Micro- and Nano Channel and Nanofluids, the First Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, New York City, August 9–12, 2015.
  • Session Co-Chair, Multiphase and Phase Change Phenomena, the First Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, New York City, August 9–12, 2015.
  • Session Chair, Transport Phenomena in Manufacturing (including Additive) and Materials Processing, ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14–20, 2014.
  • Session Co-Organizer, Heat Transfer Plenary Lecture-II, ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14–20, 2014.
  • Session Chair, Nanoparticles and Nanofluids, ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, San Diego, CA, November 15–21, 2013.
  • Session Chair, Thermophysical Properties of Solids and Fluids, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 14–19, 2013.
  • Session Chair, Ultrafast Laser Materials Processing and Applications, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, November 9–15, 2012.
  • Session Chair, Thermal Processing at the Nano-Micro-Macroscale, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, July 8–12, 2012.
  • Session Co-Chair, Concepts and Applications for Manufacturability of Energy Materials, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Puerto Rico, July 8–12, 2012.
  • Session Chair, Micro/Miniature Two-Phase Devices, ASME 2012 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 3–6, 2012.
  • Session Co-Chair, Fundamental Physics of Nano/Microscale Phase-Change Heat Transfer, ASME 2012 3rd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 3–6, 2012.
  • Session Chair, Heat Transfer for Green and Renewable Energy, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, November 11–17, 2011.
  • Session Co-Chair, Experimental Heat Transfer 1, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, CO, November 11–17, 2011.
  • Session Chair, Heat Transfer and Multiphase Flows, 42nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 27–30 2011.
  • Session Chair, Laser and Multiphase in Thermal Processing and Applications, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13–19, 2009.
  • Session Co-Chair, “Micro-Scale Thermophysics & Nanotechnology,” 41st AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 22–25, 2009.
  • Session Co-Chair, “Thermophysical Properties,” 47th Aerospace Science Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 5–8, 2009
  • Session Co-Chair, “Heat and Mass Transfer in Nanomanufacturing,” 2008 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Jacksonville, FL, August, 10–14, 2008.
  • Session Co-Chair, “Miniature Loop Heat Pipes/Oscillating Heat Pipes,” Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer International Conference, Tainan, Taiwan, January 6–9, 2008
  • Session Chair, “Heat Pipes,” 2007 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Seattle, WA, November 11–15, 2007
  • Session Chair, “Transport Phenomena in Laser Material Interaction and Processing,” 2007 ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Conference and Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 8–12, 2007
  • Session Chair, “Heat Pipes,” 2007 ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Conference and Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 8–12, 2007
  • Session Chair, “Melting and Solidification in Manufacturing and Materials Processing,” 2006 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Chicago, IL, Nov. 5–10, 2006
  • Session Chair, “Heat Pipes,” 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5–11, 2005
  • Session Chair, “Multiphase Heat-Mass Transfer/Melting and Solidification in Manufacturing and Materials Processing,” 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5–11, 2005
  • Topic Organizer/Session Chair, “Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing,” 2005 ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference’ 05, San Francisco, CA, July 17–22, 2005.
  • Session Chair, “Transport Phenomena in Solidification and Melting,” 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Anaheim, CA, November 13–19, 2004
  • Session Chair, “Multiphase Heat-Mass Transfer/Melting and Solidification in Manufacturing and Materials Processing,” 2004 ASME Heat Transfer/Fluid Engineering Summer Conference, Charlotte, NC, July 11–15, 2004
  • Session Co-Chair, “Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing,” 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Washington, DC, Nov. 15–21, 2003
  • Session Co-Chair, “Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing,” 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 20–23, 2003
  • Session Co-Chair, “Transport Phenomena During Crystal Growth,” 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 20–23, 2003

  Reviewers

    Proposals
  • Army Research Office (ARO)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Foundation for Polish Science (FNP)
  • Ministry of Education (MOE) of China
  • Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of China
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • National Science Agency of Saudi Arabia
  • Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • Romanian National Council for Scientific Research
  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • University of Missouri System Research Board
  • U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF)
  • Books
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Elsevier
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Journals
  • Acta Materialia
  • Applied Energy
  • Applied Mathematical Modeling
  • Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing
  • Applied Physics Letters
  • Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Archives of Mechanics
  • Burn
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
  • Chemical Engineering Communications
  • Chemical Engineering Science
  • CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Cryogenics
  • Energies
  • Energy Conversion and Management
  • Engineering Computations
  • Entropy
  • Experimental Heat Transfer
  • Fuel
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Heat Transfer Engineering
  • IEEE Photonics Journal
  • Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
  • Industry Application Society (IAS) Transactions
  • International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science & Mechanics
  • International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer
  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • International Journal of Manufacturing Research
  • International Journal of Multiphase Flow
  • International Journal of Thermal Sciences
  • Journal of Applied Physics
  • Journal of Biophotonics
  • Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
  • Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control
  • Journal of Energy Storage
  • Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer
  • Journal of Fluids Engineering
  • Journal of Heat Transfer
  • Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Materials Processing Technology
  • Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
  • Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Journal of Thermal Biology
  • Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications
  • Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer
  • Langmuir
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
  • Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
  • Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Nanoscale Research Letters
  • Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications
  • Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals
  • Optics and Laser Energy
  • Physica B
  • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
  • PLOS ONE
  • Powder Technology
  • Scientia Iranica
  • Sensors
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry