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Gang Chen
Election Year 2014
Prof. and Department Head, Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 3-260
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, U.S.A.
Tel: (617) 253-0006 / Fax: (617) 258-6156
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Current Positions
  • Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Education
  • B.S. (1984); M.S. (1987), Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (1993)
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Eng. & Materials Science, Duke University (1993-97)
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Eng. Department, University of California, Los Angeles (1997-2001)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
  • Associate Professor (2001-04); Professor (2004-present); Department Head (2013-2018), Mechanical Engineering Department
Specialties
  • Nanoscale Heat Transfer and Energy and Water Technology
Awards and Honors
  • National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award (1994-2001)
  • Guggenheim Fellowship (2002-03)
  • Chair, Advisory Board, ASME Nanotechnology Institute (2006)
  • Fellow, ASME (2006)
  • Warren and Towneley Rohsenow Professorship, MIT (2006-09)
  • ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, Science Category (2008)
  • R&D 100 Award for High Performance Thermoelectric Materials (2008)
  • Carl Richard Soderberg Professorship, MIT(2009—)
  • Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science (2009)
  • Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineering (2010)
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellences in Mentoring and Advising, MIT (2011)
  • Springer Professor, UC Berkeley (2012)
  • Hawkins Lecture, Purdue University (2012)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2012)
  • Scientific America Magazine 10 World Changing Ideas (2012)
  • 75th Anniversary Medal of the ASME Heat Transfer Division (2013)
  • Nukiyama Memorial Award, Heat Transfer Society of Japan (2014)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2014)
  • Batteries that Capture Low-Grade Waste Heat named by Scientific America Magazine as one of 10 World Changing Ideas (2014)
  • World Technology Award in Energy (2015)
  • Eringen Medal, Society of Engineering Science (2016)
  • David Goodwin Memorial Lecture, Caltech (2016)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2018)
  • Aurel Stodola Medal and Lecture, ETH (2018)
  • Honorary Professor, Tsinghua University (2018)
  • William C. Reynolds Memorial Lecture, Stanford University (2019)