Zhi-Hui Wang
Professor of School of Engineering Science
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Telephone: 010-88256133
Address: 19A Yuquan Road, Beijing, P.R. China
Postcode: 100049

Research Areas

Aerodynamics, Aerothermodynamics, High-temperature gas dynamics, Rarefied gas dynamics.


2006.9-2011.7  Ph.D degree in Fluid Mechanics, School of Physics, UCAS
2002.9-2006.7  B.Sc. degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Department of Modern Mechanics, USTC


Work Experience

2018.12 - now  Professor, School of Engineering Science, UCAS

2015.9 - 2018.11  Associate Professor, School of Engineering Science, UCAS

2013.6 - 2015.9  Associate Professor, School of Physics, UCAS

2011.7 - 2013.9  Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, School of Physics, UCAS

Teaching Experience

Asymptotic Methods in Mathematical Physics
Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
General Physics I: Mechanics (Senior TA)
General Physics II: Thermodynamics (Senior TA)

Honors & Distinctions

  1. Youth Innovation Promotion Association,Chinese  Academy of Sciences (2017)
  2. The Distinguished Paper Award of 《Physics of Gases》 (2016)
  3. Second Class Military Science and Technology Progress Award (ranking 3/10, 2015).
  4. Springer Theses Prize (2014)
  5. The Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of  Chinese  Academy of Sciences (2013)
  6. The Distinguished Paper Award of 《Physics of Gases- Theory and Applications》 (2010)


Google Scholar: Zhi-Hui Wang

Jian Luo, Zhi-Hui Wang. Analogy between Vibrational and Chemical Nonequilibrium Effects on Stagnation Flows. AIAA Journal, 58(5):2156-2164, 2020.

Yong-Liang Yu, Xian-Dong Li, Zhi-Hui Wang, Lin Bao. Theoretical modeling of heat transfer to flat plate under vibrational excitation freestream conditions. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 151(4):119434, 2020.

Zhi-Hui WangGeneralized Hypersonic Equivalence Principle. AIAA Journal, 58(1):255-264, 2020.

Shen Hao-Yan,Zhu Bo-Wen,Wang Zhi-Hui,Yu Yong-Liang. Propagation characteristics of curvature wave along the body in anguilliform fish swimming. Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2019, 51(4):1022-1030.

Zhi-Hui WangDSMC implementing generalized hypersonic equivalence principle for viscous flows. 2019, AIP Conf. Proc. 2132, 070022.

Jian Luo, Zhi-Hui WangTheoretical modeling of vibrational nonequilibrium flows behind strong shock waves. 2019, AIP Conf. Proc. 2132, 130009.

Zhi-Hui Wang, Yong-Liang Yu, Lin Bao. Heat Transfer in Nonequilibrium Flows with Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Recombination Reactions. AIAA Journal. 2018, 56 (9), 3593-3599.

Tong Binggang, Yu Yongliang, Wang Zhihui. Some Remarks on Theoretical Modelling Approach in Applied Fluid Mechanics and Analysis of Flow Physics, 2016,1(5):1-8. (In Chinese)

Zhi-Hui Wang. Heat transfer in nonequilibrium boundary layer flow over a partly catalytic wall. 2016, AIP Conf. Proc. 1786, 150010.

Xing-Xing Chen, Zhi-Hui Wang, Yong-Liang Yu. General Reynolds analogy on curved surfaces in hypersonic rarefied gas flows with non-equilibrium chemical reactions. 2016, AIP Conf. Proc. 1786, 150011.

Wang Zhihui, Bao Lin, Tong Binggang.Similarity law of aero-heating to sharpened noses in rarefied chemical nonequilibrium flows.  Physics of Gases, 2016,1(1):5-12. (In Chinese)

Zhi-Hui Wang
. Theoretical modelling of aeroheating on sharpened noses under rarefied gas effects and nonequilibrium real gas effects. Springer Theses. 2015. ISBN: 978-3662443644.

Xing-Xing Chen, Zhi-Hui Wang, Yong-Liang Yu. General Reynolds analogy for blunt-nosed bodies in hypersonic flows. AIAA Journal. 2015,53(8):2410-2416.

Xing-Xing Chen, Zhi-Hui Wang, Yong-Liang Yu. Nonlinear shear and heat transfer in hypersonic rarefied flows past flat plates. AIAA Journal. 2015, 53(2):413-419.

Zhi-Hui Wang, Lin Bao. Modeling study of rarefied gas effects on hypersonic reacting stagnation flows. 2014, AIP Conf. Proc. 1628, 1310-1317.

Wang Zhihui, Bao Lin, Tong Binggang. Theoretical modeling of chemical nonequilibrium stagnation point boundary layer heat transfer under rarefied conditions. Sci China-Phys Mech Astron. 2013, 56(5):866-874.

Wang Zhihui, Bao Lin, Tong Binggang. An analytical study on nonequilibrium dissociating gas flow behind a strong bow shockwave under rarefied conditions. Sci China-Phys Mech Astron. 2013, 56(4):671-679.

Zhihui Wang, Lin Bao, Binggang Tong. Theoretical modeling of the chemical non-equilibrium flow behind a normal shock wave. AIAA Journal. 2012,

Zhihui Wang, Lin Bao, Binggang Tong. Rarefaction criterion and non-Fourier heat transfer in hypersonic rarefied flows. Physics of Fluids, 22, 126103(2010).

Zhihui Wang, Lin Bao, Binggang Tong. Variation character of stagnation point heat flux for hypersonic pointed bodies from continuum to rarefied flow states and its bridge function study. Sci China-Phys Mech Astron. 2009, 52(12):2007-2015.

Wang Zhihui, Bao Lin. Study on the aerothermodynamic characters of hypersonic small nose cone with local rarefied gas effects. Chinese Journal of Computational Physics, 2010, 27(1). (In Chinese)

Wang Zhihui,Bao Lin,Tong Binggang, On the characteristics and physical mechanism of aero-heating to hypersonic pointed bodies with local rarefied gas effects. Physics of Gases, 2010,5(2). (In Chinese)

Research Interests

Rarefied Gas Effects and Non-equilibrium Real Gas Effects in the hypersonic flow and aero-heating problems.



沈昊嫣  硕士研究生  085206-动力工程  


陶瑞灵  硕士研究生  080103-流体力学