Zhixiong (James) Guo

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EDUCATION

B.S. in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (graduation rank: top one in class, 1/28)

M.S. in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (graduated one year ahead of schedule)

Dr. Eng. in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University (now Tandon School of Engineering, New York University), NY (completed in two years).

 

APPOINTMENT

07/2001- 06/2007: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway, NJ, USA.

09/2007- 12/2007: Visiting Professor, Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

07/2007- 06/2012: Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway, NJ, USA.

07/20012- Present: Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway, NJ, USA.

 

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

2012   Fellow-elected, ASME

2013   Appointed Overseas Review Expert by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, Lifetime Honor

2013   Hongkong K.C. Wong Education Foundation Fellowship Award

2014  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship

2015  Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Invited Eminent Scholar Travel Award

2018    The Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research

 

 

Editorial Membership:

Managing Editor, Heat Transfer Research, an International Journal, since 2016

Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2013 - 2019

Editorial Board Member, Applied Thermal Engineering, since 2016

Associate Editor, Heat Transfer Research, an International Journal, 2011 – 2016

 

Leadership:

Chair of HTD K18 Technical Committee, ASME, 2009-2012, 2012-2015.

Inaugural Secretary-elected, Vice President, and President of CATEA (2006-2009)

Conference General Co-Chair/Technical Program Chair

University Senator-elect, and member of New Brunswick Faculty Council

 

Invited Grand Lectures or Conference Keynotes

 “Radiation transport applied to energy, biomedicine, micro/nano fabrication and sensing”, Keynote, the 4th Int. Workshop on Heat Transfer, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

“Ultrafine temperature measurement using optical whispering-gallery modes”, Keynote, 9th Int. Symposium on Heat Transfer (ISHT-9), Aug. 15-19, 2016, Beijing, China.

“Some recent developments in radiative transfer computation,” Keynote, the 1st Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference (PRTEC), Hawaii’s Big Island, USA, March 13-17, 2016.

 “On conservation of energy and asymmetric factor in radiative transfer modeling,” Keynote, the 3rd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, Taipei, Taiwan, October 16-19, 2015.

“Molecular sensing based on optical whispering-gallery mode microsensors,” Renowned Speaker, the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics, August 11 – 13, 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.

“On conservation of scattered energy and angle in radiative transfer computations,” Keynote, the 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 14 – 16 July, 2014, Orlando, FL, USA.

“Modeling of ultrafast laser transport and applications,” Keynote, the 8th International Symposium on Heat Transfer, October 21-24, 2012, Beijing, China.

“What makes a good researcher – my research and research experience,” Grand Lecture, Chongqing Three Gorges University, Chongqing, China, Jan. 11, 2011.

“What makes a good researcher – my research and research experience,” Grand Lecture, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, Jan. 7, 2011.

“What makes a good researcher – my research and research experience,” Annual Grand Lecture on The Spirit of Science and Humanity, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Dec. 29, 2010.

 

Invited SeminarS/Presentations

 Radiative Transport Applied to Energy, Biomedicine, Micro/Nano Fabrication and Sensing,” Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of California - Merced, CA, Feb. 15, 2017

“Research, Leadership, and Vision,” College of Engineering and Architecture, Howard University, Washington DC, Dec. 5, 2016

Introduction to Heat Conduction,” Short Course, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, August 29-31, 2016.

 “Light Transport - Some Traditional and Non-Traditional Issues,” Seminar, Dept. of Physics and Engineering Physics, Fordham University, NYC, NY, April 20, 2016

“Radiation Transport and Some Emerging Applications of Lasers,” Seminar, National Central University, Taipei, Taiwan, October 20, 2015

“Radiation Transport and Nanoscale Applications of Lasers,” Seminar, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, October 20, 2015

Advances in Computational Radiative Transfer,” Seminar, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, August 14, 2015.

 Laser radiation transport and some emerging applications,” Seminar, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Shandong University, China, July 30, 2015.

Advances in Computational Radiative Transfer,” Seminar, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Shandong University, China, July 30, 2015.

“Ultrafast laser radiation transport modeling and some bio-applications,” Invited Panelist for Plenary Session 10-53-2: Heat Transfer Plenary Lecture-II, ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 18, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

“Ultrafast laser radiation transport modeling and bio-applications,” JSPS Sponsored Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical and Energy Systems Engineering, Oita University, Oita, Japan, Nov. 11, 2014.

“Ultrafast laser radiation transport modeling and bio-applications,” JSPS Sponsored Seminar, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Okayama University of Science, Okayama, Japan, Nov. 6, 2014.

“Ultrafast laser radiation transport modeling and bio-applications,” JSPS Sponsored Seminar, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan, Oct. 31, 2014.

On conservation of scattered radiation energy and angle in modeling of radiative transfer,” Seminar, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Houston, Taxes, USA, August 28, 2014.

“Radiation modeling and laser micro/nano fabrication and sensing”. Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, Sept. 10, 2013.

 “Radiation modeling and laser micro/nano fabrication and sensing”. Seminar, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Gansu, China, June 24, 2013.

 “Ultrafast laser transport modeling, experimentation, and applications,” Seminar, School of Mechanical and Automatic Control Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, March 28, 2013.

 “Advances in ultrafast laser transport modeling and applications in biomedicine,” Seminar, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Oct. 23, 2012.

“Ultrafast laser radiative heat transfer and ablation in biological tissues”. Seminar, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, Jan. 7, 2011.

“Ultrafast laser radiative heat transfer and ablation in biological tissues and ultrafine measurements using optical resonance”. Seminar, Key Laboratory for Thermal Science and Power Engineering of Minister of Education, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Dec. 28, 2010.

 “Near-field radiation transport in whispering-gallery modes and applications in molecular sensing and ultrafine temperature measurement”. Seminar, School of Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, July 7, 2010.

 “Ultrafast radiation heat transfer in turbid media and plasma-mediated ablation of tissues”. Seminar, School of Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, July 5, 2010.

 “Pushing the limit of temperature sensing based on near-field optical resonance”, Invited Presentation, ASME 2009 Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference, Dec. 18-21, 2009, Shanghai, China.

“USP laser microprocessing of human dermal tissues”, Invited Presentation, ASME 2009 Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference, Dec. 18-21, 2009, Shanghai, China.

“Nanoscale analysis of chemical residues in foods using whispering-gallery-mode miniature sensors”. Invited Presentation (Z. Guo, L. Huang and Q.L. Ma), USDA NRI Nanotechnology Grantees’ Conference, September 26-28, 2009, Santa Fe, NM.

“Thermal and non-thermal phenomena and applications in ultrafast/evanescent radiation interactions with matter”. Seminar, Dept. of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, June 18, 2009.

 “USP laser decontamination and separation of tissues”. Invited Presentation (Z. Guo, H. Huang and X.L. Wang), 3rd Pacific Int. Conference on Applications of Lasers and Optics, Capital Hotel, Beijing, China, April 16-18, 2008.

“Ultrafast and evanescent radiation transport in emerging technologies”. Seminar, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China, April 15, 2008.

“Ultrafast and evanescent radiation transport in emerging technologies”. Seminar, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xian Jiao Tong University, Xian, China, April 9, 2008.

“Ultrafast and evanescent radiation transport with emerging bio-nano applications”. Seminar, College of Life Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, March 31, 2008.

“Ultrafast and evanescent radiation transport with bio-nano applications”. Special Lecture, jointly invited by the Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University and the JSME Bioengineering Division, Technical Section on Control and Information, November 14, 2007.

“Radiation transport in some emerging bio-nano technologies”. Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan, November 1, 2007.

“Hyperbolic wave phenomena in ultrafast laser-tissue interactions”. Seminar, Heat Transfer Group, Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Japan, September 25, 2007.

 Laser radiation and energy transport in emerging bio-applications”. Seminar, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, Sept. 13, 2006.

 “Laser radiation and energy transport in emerging bio-applications”. Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, April 21, 2006.

“Nanoscale radiation transport in emerging bio-applications”. Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, March 24, 2006.

“Nanoscale radiation transport in emerging bio-applications”. Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2300, Nov. 18, 2005.

“Gap effects on whispering-gallery mode microresonances”. Invited Presentation, SPIE’s International Symposium on Optics East, 23-26 Oct. 2005. Boston, MA, USA.

“Whispering-gallery mode optical micro-biosensors”. Panel Presentation, CIE-USA/GNYC, Annual Convention, Newark Airport Marriott Hotel, Newark, NJ, Oct. 15, 2005.

“Laser radiation transport, imaging; and simulation of whispering-gallery mode optical resonances”. Seminar, Othmer Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, April 15, 2005.

“Laser radiation transport, imaging, and sensing”. Seminar, Rutgers/UMDNJ chapter of BESS (Bioengineering Student Society), Busch Campus, Rutgers, Nov. 30, 2004.

“Whispering-gallery-mode miniature sensors for nanoscopic biosensing”. Presentation, NJ Nanotechnology Consortium Nanotechnology Conference, Murray Hill, NJ, Feb. 23, 2004

“Ultrafast laser radiation transport and imaging”. Seminar, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, April 11, 2003.

“Modeling of radiation transfer in participating media”. Seminar, City College of New York, Dept. of Physics and Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), Nov. 18, 2002.

Biophotonic imaging techniques”. Panel Presentation, CIE-USA/GNYC, Annual Convention, Newark Airport Marriott Hotel, Newark, NJ, Oct. 19, 2002.

“Biomedical optical tomography”. Presentation, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, RWJ Medical School, Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ (UMDNJ), New Brunswick, NJ, Oct. 17, 2002.

“Radiation transfer-based optical imaging of cancers”. Presentation, Amersham Biosciences Corp, Piscataway, NJ, July 26, 2002.

“Short pulse laser transport and its applications”. Special Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin WI, April 19, 2001.

“Short pulse laser transport and its applications”. Special Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, April 11, 2001.

“Short pulse laser transport and its applications”. Special Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, DC, March 22, 2001.

“Short pulse laser transport and its applications”. Special Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, March 9, 2001.

Conference Organization & Committee Membership:

 

Conference Co-Chairman, 2015 International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, Taipei, Taiwan, October 16-19, 2015.

Technical Program Chair, the 6th International Symposium On Advances in Computational Heat Transfer, Piscataway, NJ,, USA, May 25-29, 2015.

Conference Co-Chairman, 2013 International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, Xi’an, China, October 18-21, 2013.

Conference Co-Chairman, 2011 International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, Xi’an, China, October 17-20, 2011.

Conference Chair, Challenges and Opportunities in the Bioinformatics Era, Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE) to USA/Greater New York Chapter Mini-Convention, Rutgers University, 20 July 2002, Piscataway, NJ, USA.

 

Track Chair, Fundamentals in Fluid Flow, Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer, the 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Track Chair, Track 13: Heat Transfer under Extreme Conditions, ASME 2016 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 10-14, 2016, Washington, DC, USA.

Topic Chair, Topic 10-38: Heat and Mass Transfer under Extreme Conditions including Hot and Arid Climates, ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Track Chair, Track 9: Thermal Metrology at Micro/Nanoscales, ASME 2013 Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, December 11-14, 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Track Chair, Track 12: Heat and Mass Transfer under Extreme Conditions, ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Topic Chair, Topic 9-15: Heat Transfer under Extreme Conditions, ASME 2013 Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 15-21, 2013. San Diego, CA, USA

Topic Chair, Topic 7-26: Heat Transfer under Extreme Conditions, ASME 2012 Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 9-15, 2012. Houston, TX, USA

Track Chair, Track 11: Low Temperature Heat Transfer, ASME 2012 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 8-12, 2012, Puerto Rico, USA.

Topic Chair, Topic for Heat Transfer under Extreme Conditions, ASME 2011 Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, 2011. Denver, CO, USA.

Topic Chair, Topic for Heat Transfer for Green and Renewable Energy, ASME 2011 Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, 2011. Denver, CO, USA.

Symposium Co-Chair, Symposium on Freezing, Melting and Sustainable Cooling Technologies, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 11-15 Nov 2007, Seattle, WA, USA.

 

Member of Conference Organizing Committee, the 2nd Thermal and Fluid Engineering Conference, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Member of International Scientific Committee, the 4th Int. Workshop on Heat Transfer, April 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Member of Int. Scientific Committee, 9th Int. Symposium on Heat Transfer (ISHT-9), Aug. 15-19, 2016, Beijing, China.

Member of Organizing Committee, Advances in Computational Heat Transfer (CHT-15), May 25-29, 2015, NJ, USA.

Member of Organization Committee, the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics, August 11 – 13, 2014, San Antonio, USA.

Member of Organization Committee, the 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 14 – 16 July, 2014, Orlando, FL, USA.

Member of Technical Program Committee, ASME 2013 Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, December 11-14, 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Member of Program Committee, NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation, Microtech Conference & Expo 2013, May 12 – 16, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.

Member of Int. Scientific Committee, The 8th International Symposium on Heat Transfer (ISHT8), Oct. 21 – 24, 2012, Beijing, China.

Member of Program Committee, NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation, Microtech Conference & Expo 2012, June 18 – 21, 2012, Boston, MA, USA.

Member of Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Nano-Micro Thermal Radiation, May 22 – 25, 2012, Sendai, Japan.

Member of Program Committee, NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation, Microtech Conference & Expo 2011, June 13 – 16, 2011, Boston, MA, USA.

Member of Program Committee, 2010 International Conference on Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications, June 21 – 25, 2010, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Member of Organization Committee, US-EU-China Thermophysics Conference - Renewable Energy (UECTC-RE), May 28-30, 2009, Beijing, China.

Member of Program Committee, 2009 International Conference on Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications, May 3 – 7, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA.

Member of Program Committee, 2008 International Conference on Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications, 1-5 June 2008, Boston, MA, USA.

KCR, K-18 Low Temperature Heat Transfer, ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering & Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 8-12 Jul 2007, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Member of Program Committee, 2007 International Conference on Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications, 20-24 May 2007, Santa Clara, CA, USA.

Member of Program Committee, Nanostructure Integration Techniques for Devices, Circuits and Systems: Interface, Interconnects, and Nanosystems II, Part of SPIE’s International Symposium on Optics East 2006, 1-4 Oct 2006, Boston, MA, USA.

Member of Program Committee, 2006 International Conference on Nanofabrication Technologies, Devices and Applications, 7-11 May 2006, Boston, MA, USA.

Member of Program Committee, Nanofabrication: Technologies, Devices, and Applications II conference, Part of SPIE’s International Symposium on Optics East 2005, 23-26 Oct 2005, Boston, MA, USA.

Member of Technical Committee, Symposium on Computational Fluid Science, Institute of Fluid Science, 4 Sept 1998, Sendai, Japan.