Faculty Profile

Jie Feng

Mechanical Science and Engineering
Jie Feng
Jie Feng
Assistant Professor

Primary Research Area

  • Fluid Mechanics


  • PhD Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2016
  • MSc Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2011
  • BSc Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2009

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mechanical Science and Engineering, Jul. 2018 - present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University, Sep. 2016 - present 

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Research Areas

  • Applied Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Environment
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Health and Bio
  • Manufacturing

Selected Articles in Journals


  • R. K. Prud'homme, J. Feng, K. D. Ristroph, H. Lu, Y. Zhang, S. A. McManus, Cellulosic Polymer Nanoparticles and Methods for Forming them. U.S. Provisional Patent Ser. NO. 62/557,744, filed on Sep 12, 2017.
  •  S. Shin, J. T. Ault, J. Feng, H. A. Stone. Zeta Potentiometer Using Diffusiophoresis and Diffusioosmosis. U.S. Provisional Patent Ser. NO. 62/594,871, filed on Dec 5, 2017.

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Physical Society (APS)
  • Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Member, Controlled Release Society (CRS)

Research Honors

  • Wallace Memorial Honorific Fellowship, Princeton University (2016)
  • Wu Prize for Excellence, Princeton University (2015)
  • Eli and Britt Harari University Fellowship, Princeton University (2013)
  • Graduation with Honors, Tsinghua University ( 2009, 2011)