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Yizhou Zhang

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Resume

Office: ME B1188
Voice:(608)698-6196
Email:zhang248@wisc.edu
Advisor: Prof. Jaal Ghandhi, Prof. David Rothamer

Ph.D expected Fall 2016

Project

Poster

Project 1: In-cylinder flow structure visualization and lengthscale measurements. Project 2: Particulate size distribution measurement over multiple combustion strategies.

Long Term Goals

Engine research and development

Education

  • 09/2012 - current: Ph.D Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 09/2010 - 08/2012: M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 09/2006 - 07/2010: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Experience

  • 09/2010 - current: Research Assistant
  • 09/2010 - 01/2011: Teaching Assistant, ME361: Thermodynamics
  • 09/2009 - 07/2010: Undergraduate Research Assistant

Publications

  • Y. Zhang, J. Ghandhi, D. Rothamer, "Effects of Fuel Chemistry and Spray Properties on Particulate Size Distributions from Dual-fuel Combustion Strategies", SAE Technical Paper, 2017 (In progress)
  • Y. Zhang, J. Ghandhi, D. Rothamer, "Comparison of Particulate Size Distributions of Conventional and Advanced Compression-ignition Combustion Strategies", International Journal of Engine Research, 2016 (In progress)
  • Y. Zhang, J. Ghandhi, D. Rothamer, "Comparison of Particulate Size Distributions from Advanced and Conventional Combustion - Part I: CDC, HCCI and RCCI", SAE International Journal of Engines, July 2014 7: 820 - 834
  • Y. Zhang, D. Jesch, J. Oakley, J.Ghandhi, "High-resolution In-cylinder Scalar Field Measurement during the Compression and Expansion Strokes", SAE Technical Paper, 2013-01-0567, 2013

Sponsors

  • Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium (DERC)

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