Associate professor School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship   Research Group

Dr. Zhang Haofan is currently an Associate Professor of Research at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship College of Southern University of Science and Technology. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Hunan University in 2007, a Ph.D. from Brunel University in London in 2012, and a working experience as a founder and general manager of a startup in 2012-2019. Dean of international technology transfer and commercialization in Brunel University, London, UK; 10 years of experience in trial and project development in the application of alternative fuels for internal combustion engines and combustion process optimization:

        1) Experimental study of dimethyl ether-ignited gasoline controllable spontaneous combustion (CAI) in a single cylinder machine;

        2) Development and application of diesel/natural gas dual fuel engine technology;

        3) YanTech engine combustion analyzer product development and commercialization;

        4) High power density small and lightweight multi-fuel engine.

Personal Profile

Dr. Zhang Haofan is currently an Associate Professor of Research at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship College of Southern University of Science and Technology. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Hunan University in 2007, a Ph.D. from Brunel University in London in 2012, and a working experience as a founder and general manager of a startup in 2012-2019. Dean of international technology transfer and commercialization in Brunel University, London, UK; 10 years of experience in trial and project development in the application of alternative fuels for internal combustion engines and combustion process optimization:

1) Experimental study of dimethyl ether-ignited gasoline controllable spontaneous combustion (CAI) in a single cylinder machine;

2) Development and application of diesel/natural gas dual fuel engine technology;

3) YanTech engine combustion analyzer product development and commercialization;

4) High power density small and lightweight multi-fuel engine.

research direction

Clean energy fuel engine technology, advanced combustion technology of internal combustion engine, multi-fuel engine technology, high power density, small and lightweight engine technology

Educational experience

Received a Ph.D. from Brunel University, London, UK in 2012

Bachelor degree from Hunan University in 2007

work experience

2018 - Present, Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Southern University of Science and Technology

2013 - Present, Representative of China Technology Group, International Technology Transfer and Commercialization, Brunel University, London, UK

 

Research

1) Clean energy fuel engine technology

2) Advanced combustion technology of internal combustion engine

3) Multi-fuel engine technology

4) High power density small and lightweight engine technology


Publications Read More

[1]. Zhang, HF, Seo, K., and Zhao. H., Combustion and Emission Analysis of the Direct DME Injection Enabled and Controlled Auto-ignition Gasoline Combustion Engine Operation, Fuel, Volume 107, May 2013, Pages 800– 814., 2013

[2]. A vehicle-based terminal based on car networking, inventor: Zhang Haofan / Song Dongdong, patent number: 201621000753.3

[3]. A real-time data uninterrupted communication device based on the Internet of Vehicles system, inventor: Zhang Haofan / Song Dongdong, patent number 201621000754.8

[4]. A method for online fault diagnosis of automobiles, inventor: Zhang Haofan / Song Dongdong, patent number 201610831177.5

[5]. High-speed iron containing rare earth welded transition steel and its preparation method, inventor: Xia Mingxu / Li Jianguo / Zhang Haofan, patent number: 201611120914.7

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