Faculty Profile

Xinlei Wang

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Xinlei Wang
Xinlei Wang
Professor
  • Graduate Advising
332 C Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 333-4446

Affiliation

  • Graduate Advising

Primary Research Area

  • Bioenvironmental Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 2000
  • M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 1996
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, 1987
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, 1984

Academic Positions

  • Professor, 2014-Date, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Associate Professor, 2008-2014, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Assistant Professor, 2002-2008, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Senior Engineer, 2000-2002, International Truck and Engine Corporation, Melrose Park, IL
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Jan-Sep 2000, Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Research Assistant, 1996-1999, Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Research Assistant, 1994-1996, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Lecturer, 1987-1994, Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

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Research Interests

  • Air quality and environmental control: measurement, modeling and control of airborne contaminant
  • Emission control from diesel engines: modeling and control strategy development
  • Renewable Energy Systems and Applications, Solar Decathlon
  • Heating ventilation and air conditioning system simulation and control

Research Areas

  • Bioenvironmental Engineering

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Fabrication of a sensitive gas sensor based on PPy/TiO2 nanocomposites films by layer-by-layer self-assembly and its application in food storage Cui, S., Yang, L., Wang, J. & Wang, X. Oct 5 2016 In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 233, p. 337-346 10 p.
  • Impact of diesel emission fluid soaking on the performance of Cu-zeolite catalysts for diesel NH3-SCR systems Yao, D. W., Wu, F. & Wang, X. L. Jan 1 2016 In : Journal of Zhejiang University: Science A. 17, 4, p. 325-334 10 p.
  • A method for developing a prediction model of water-side fouling on enhanced tubes Shen, C., Cirone, C. & Wang, X. 2015 In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 85, p. 336-342 7 p.
  • Concentration, size, and density of total suspended particulates at the air exhaust of concentrated animal feeding operations Yang, X., Lee, J., Zhang, Y., Wang, X. & Yang, L. 2015 In : Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 65, 8, p. 903-911 9 p.
  • Discrimination of American ginseng and Asian ginseng using electronic nose and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry coupled with chemometrics Cui, S., Wu, J., Wang, J. & Wang, X. Apr 7 2015 In : Journal of Ginseng Research.

Honors

  • Sustainability Fellow, UIUC, 2013
  • Teacher Fellow Award, North American Colleges and Teachers in Agriculture, 2013
  • Academy of Teaching Excellence, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, 2012 - 2015
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, 2012
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers, 2011
  • Honorable Mention Paper Award, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2010
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 2010
  • University of Illinois President￿s Citation in Recognition of Clean Diesel Bus project, 2010
  • Ben and Georgeann Jones Excellence in Teaching Awards, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UIUC, 2009
  • Global Scholar, College of ACES, 2006
  • Honorable Mention Paper Award, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2006
  • J. Kent Mitchell Teaching Excellence Award, University of Illinois, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2006
  • Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, UIUC, Fall 2005, Spring, 2006, Fall 2006
  • ASHRAE Annual Paper Award, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers, 2001
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, inducted 1998
  • Alpha Epsilon, inducted 1997