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
ASSOC HEAD, ABE

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

  • Shaoqing Cui, Liangcheng Yang, Jun Wang, Xinlei Wang. 2016. Fabrication of a sensitive gas sensor based on PPy/TiO2nanocomposites films by layer-by-layer self-assembly and itsapplication in food storage. Sensors and Actuators B 233 (2016) 337￿346.
  • Dong-wei Yao, Feng Wu, Xinlei Wang. 2016. Impact of diesel emission fluid soaking on the performance of Cu-zeolite catalysts for diesel NH3-SCR systems. Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A (Applied Physics & Engineering), 2016 17(4): 325-334.
  • Qing Ye, Xinlei Wang, Yongqi Lu. 2015. Kinetic Behavior of Potassium Bicarbonate Crystallization in a Carbonate-Based CO2 Absorption Process. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 93(2015): 136-147.DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2014.06.012
  • Chao Shen, Chris Cirone, Anthony M. Jacobi, Xinlei Wang. 2015. Fouling of enhanced tubes for condensers used in cooling tower systems: A literature review. Applied Thermal Engineering. 79: 74-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.01.014.
  • Xufei Yang, Jongmin Lee, Yuanhui Zhang, Xinlei Wang, Liangcheng Yang. 2015. Concentration, Size, and Density of Total Suspended Particulates at the Air Exhaust of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association.
  • Qing Ye, Xinlei Wang, Yongqi Lu. 2015. Screening and evaluation of novel biphasic solvents for energy-efficient post-combustion CO2 capture. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 39 (2015): 205￿214.
  • Chen, R. and X. Wang. 2014. Model-Based Fault Diagnosis of Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems for Diesel Engines. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars￿ Electronic and Electrical Systems. 7(2): 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-01-0280
  • Shen, C., Chris Cirone, Liangcheng Yang, Yiqiang Jiang, Xinlei Wang. 2014. Characteristics of fouling development in shell-and-tube heat exchanger: Effect of velocity and relative location. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 77, P439￿448. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.05.031.
  • Yang, X., X. Wang and Y. Zhang. 2014. Assessment of Airborne Endotoxin at the Air Exhaust of Swine and Poultry Confinement Buildings. ASHRAE Transactions 120 (1): 316-325.
  • Yang, L., X. Wang, T.L. Funk, S. Shi, R.S. Gates and Y. Zhang. 2013. Moisture Monitoring and Control in Gas-Phase Biofilters to Achieve High Ammonia Removal Efficiency and Low Nitrous Oxide Generation. Transactions of the ASABE Vol. 56(5): 1895-1903.

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