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Dr Xinyan Wang
Senior Research Fellow - Fellowship Programme


Dr Xinyan Wang is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Advanced Powertrain and Fuels, Brunel University London, UK. He was awarded the prestigious UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship  Programme in 2020.

He is currently the member of the Peer Review College for the UKRI Talent Peer Review College, associate member of the Peer Review College for the UK Engineering and Natural Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), committee member of Hydrogen Europe Research (HER), committee member of UK Chinese Society of Automotive Engineering (UKCSAE), Senate member of Brunel University London, member of Brunel Hydrogen team.

He is the Associate Principal Editor of Fuel (Elsevier), a member of the editorial board of the international journal Highlights of Vehicles, and a guest editor of MDPI Sustainability, Frontiers in Thermal Engineering and Frontiers in Energy Research.

His research interests include the research and development of low carbon and zero carbon combustion engines. He has published more than 50 papers in international journals and conferences.


MSc & PhD. Power Machinery and Engineering. Tianjin University, China

BEng. Thermal Energy and Power Engineering. Jiangsu University, China

Newest selected publications

Wang, J., Hong, Y., Liu, Y., Huang, F., Wang, X., Jiang, XZ. and et al. (2024) 'A comparative study of effects of methane and hydrogen on ammonia combustion in air via reactive molecular dynamics'. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 74 (12 July 2024). pp. 459 - 467. ISSN: 0360-3199

Journal article

Hassanloo, H. and Wang, X. (2024) 'Unveiling the inherent properties and impact of ultrafine nanobubbles in polar and alcoholic media through unsupervised machine learning and atomic insight'. International Journal of Thermofluids, 12. pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 2666-2027 Open Access Link

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Mohamed, M., Biswal, A., Wang, X., Zhao, H., Harrington, A. and Hall, J. (2024) 'Unveiling the Potential of Hydrogen in a Downsized Gasoline Direct Injection Engine Performance and Emissions Experimental Study'. SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 17 (3). ISSN: 1946-3952 Open Access Link

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Guan, W., Gu, J., Pan, X., Pan, M., Wang, X., Zhao, H., et al. (2024) 'Improvement of the light-load combustion control strategy for a heavy-duty diesel engine fueled with diesel/methonal by RSM-NSGA III'. Energy, 297. pp. 1 - 21. ISSN: 0360-5442

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