Gongnan Xie received his Ph.D. degree in power engineering and engineering thermodynamics at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2007. From January 2008 to October 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Xie served as an Associate Professor from December 2009 to April 2014 and has served as a Full Professor from May 2014 at the School of Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China. Since March 2013, he has been an Affiliated Research Professor at Lund University, Sweden. His main research interests are energy conversation and transportation (including heat transfer, fluid flow, cooling, and thermal protection), applied mathematics and mechanics, and design and optimization. Xie is a Member of ASME, an Academic Editor of Plos One and Scientific Reports, and an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Physics.
Biography Updated on 17 July 2014