1998-2002 Bachelor, Department of thermal engineering, Tsinghua University
2002-2007 Doctor, Department of thermal engineering, Tsinghua University
2010 to present: Associate Professor of Tsinghua University
2008-2010: Post doctor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Editorial board member of American Journal of Modern Energy
Executive guest editor of Current Alternative Energy
Member of a council of Beijing Society of thermophysics and energy engineering
Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects
Fluid thermophysical properties, phase-change heat transfer, solar thermal power generation, smart energy system
Honors And Awards
The third prize of 2019 Beijing University Young Teachers' teaching basic skills competition
First prize of 2018 Tsinghua University Young Teachers Teaching Competition
The second prize of science and technology progress of Guangdong Province in 2018
Tsinghua University "221 fundamental research talent plan" award
Keynote Speaker, Heat and Mass Transfer Academic Conference of China Society of Engineering Thermophysics (2012, 2019, 2020)
Keynote Speaker, 12th Asia Thermophysical Properties Conference (2019)
Keynote Speaker, International Conference and Expo on Nanotechnology & Nanomaterials (2019)
Keynote Speaker, 6th International conference on cooling and heating technologies (2012)
Session Chair, 16th International Heat Transfer Conference (2018)
Session Chair, 12th Asia Thermophysical Properties Conference (2019).
Technical Committee Member, 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Technologies (2019)
Scientific Committee Member, 7th International Symposium on Micro and Nano Technology (2019)
Technical Committee Member, 4th IEEE International Conference on Green Energy and Applications (2020)
Technical Committee Member, 2020 International Conference on Energy, Material Science and Environment Engineering
Technical Committee Member, 6th International Conference on Renewable Energy Technologies (2020)
Over 150 journal papers published, including more than 100 SCI papers in international journals, and some representative papers are as follows:
1.Li Jian, Hu Shuozhuo, Yang Fubin, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Thermo-economic performance evaluation of emerging liquid-separated condensation method in single-pressure and dual-pressure evaporation organic Rankine cycle systems. Applied Energy, 2019, 256: 113974.
2.Yang Fufang, Chu, Qingfu, Liu Qiang, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. The cubic-plus-association equation of state for hydrofluorocarbons, hydrofluoroolefins, and their binary mixtures. Chemical Engineering Science, 2019, 209: 115182.
3.Wu Xinghui, Yang Zhen, Duan Yuanyuan. Evaporation of R32/R1234yf mixture nanodroplets on a smooth substrate: Molecular dynamics simulation. Chemical Physics Letters, 2019, 733: 136672.
4.Li Jian, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen, Yang Fubin. Exergy analysis of novel dual-pressure evaporation organic Rankine cycle using zeotropic mixtures. Energy Conversion and Management, 2019, 195: 760-769.
5.Yang Fufang, Liu Qiang, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Crossover multiparameter equation of state: General procedure and demonstration with carbon dioxide. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2019, 494: 161-171.
6.Li Shuhao, Yang Fufang, Zhang, Kai, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Vapor Pressure Measurements and Correlation for trans-1-Chloro-3, 3, 3-trifluoroprop-1-ene. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 2019.
7.Yang Jingze, Li Jian, Yang Zhen, Duan Yuanyuan. Thermodynamic analysis and optimization of a solar organic Rankine cycle operating with stable output. Energy Conversion and Management, 2019, 187: 459-471.
8.Li Jian, Ge Zhong, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Effects of heat source temperature and mixture composition on the combined superiority of dual-pressure evaporation organic Rankine cycle and zeotropic mixtures. Energy, 2019, 174: 436-449.
9.Chai Yizhan, Yang Zhen, Duan Yuanyuan. The Influence of Chemical Component Distribution on the Radiometric Properties of Particle Aggregates. Applied Sciences, 2019, 9(7): 1501.
10.Ge Zhong, Li Jian, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen, Xie Zhiyong. Thermodynamic performance analyses and optimization of dual-loop organic Rankine cycles for internal combustion engine waste heat recovery. Applied Sciences, 2019, 9(4): 680.
11.Li Jian, Ge Zhong, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Performance analyses and improvement guidelines for organic Rankine cycles using R600a/R601a mixtures driven by heat sources of 100° C to 200° C. International Journal of Energy Research, 2019, 43(2): 905-920.
12.Li Jian, Ge Zhong, Duan Yuanyuan, Yang Zhen. Design and performance analyses for a novel organic Rankine cycle with supercritical-subcritical heat absorption process coupling. Applied energy, 2019, 235: 1400-1414.