Professor of Engineering Thermophysics

Phone: (+86)134-3727-5182


Academic Areas: Engineering Thermophysics

Research Interests: Computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling of crystal growth, Multiscale and mutliphysics optimization of complex thermal systems, Numerical schemes, New energy materials


Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2008, State University of New York at Stony Brook;

MA in Engineering Thermophysics, 2005, University of Science and Technology of China;

BA in Engineering Thermophysics, 2002, University of Science and Technology of China.

Professional Experience

Professor (2014-present), School of Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Associate Professor (2010-2014), School of Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Postdoctor Fellowship (2008-2010), Division of Material Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.

Selected Publications


1. Zhi Zhang, Haisheng Fang*, Qingxia Yao, Han Yan, Zhiyin Gan, “Species transport and chemical reaction in a MOCVD reactor and their influence on the GaN growth uniformity”, Journal of Crystal Growth 454 (2016) 87–95.

2. Jiang Zheng, Haisheng Fang*, Zhi Zhang, Jinzhe Yang, Zhiyin Gan, Han Yan, “Uniformity analysis of temperature distribution in an industrial MOCVD”, Cryst. Res. Technol., 1–10 (2016) / DOI 10.1002/crat.201600195

3. Sen Wang, Haisheng Fang*, “Dependence of thermal stress evolution on power allocation during Kyropoulos sapphire cooling process”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 95, 25 February 2016, Pages 150–156

4. Zhimin Jiang, Haisheng Fang*, Qianli Ma, Xiangang Luo, Zhenya Lv, Jianfeng Xu, “Numerical Scheme Analysis of Molecular Dynamics towards Accurate Prediction of Fracture Toughness of Silicon”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 157 (2016) 11–25.

5. Zhimin Jiang, Han Yan, Sheng Liu, Zhi Zhang, Zhiyin Gan, Haisheng Fang*, “Uniformity investigation of MOCVD-grown LED layers”, Cryst. Res. Technol. 51, No. 1, 30–40 (2016) (Selected as Journal Cover Paper)

6. Zelin Jin, Quanwen Liao, Haisheng Fang*, Zhichun Liu*, Wei Liu, Zhidong Ding, Tengfei Luo, Nuo Yang*, “A Revisit to High Thermoelectric Performance of Single-layer MoS2”, Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 18342 (2015).

7. Zhi Zhang, Haisheng Fang*, Han Yan, Zhimin Jiang, Jiang Zheng, Zhiyin Gan, “Influencing factors of GaN growth uniformity through orthogonal test analysis”, Applied Thermal Engineering 91 (2015) 53-61.

8. Z. M. Jiang, H. S. Fang*, Z. L. Jin, M. Y. Wang, “Adsorption Mechanism of Oxide Gas Pollutants by Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures 23(10) (2015), 890-898.

9. H.S. Fang, J.Z. Lin, L.L. Zheng*, X.M. Huang, “Analysis and optimization of Czochralski laser oxide crystal growth”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85 (2015) 505–512.

10. S. Wang, H.S. Fang*, C.J. Zhao, Z. Zhang, M.J. Zhang, J.F. Xu, “Gas flow optimization during the cooling of multicrystalline silicon ingot”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 84 (2015) 370–375.

11. Shaolin Hu, Sheng Liu, Zhi Zhang, Han Yan, Zhiyin Gan, Haisheng Fang*, “A novel MOCVD reactor for growth of high-quality GaN-related LED layers”, Journal of Crystal Growth 415 (2015), 72–77

12. Haisheng Fang, Zhi Zhang, Yaoyu Pan, Ronghui Ma*, Mengying Wang, “Systematic Study of Epitaxy Growth Uniformity in a Specific MOCVD Reactor”, Cryst. Res. Technol. 49, No. 11, 907–918 (2014).

13. S. Wang, H.S. Fang*, Z.L. Jin, C.J. Zhao, L.L. Zheng*, “Integrated Analysis and Design Optimization of Germanium Purification Process Using Zone-refining Technique”, Journal of Crystal Growth 408 (2014) 42–48.

14. H.S. Fang, Q.J. Zhang, J. Tian, S. Wang, R.H. Ma*, “Study of Internal Radiation with Solute Inclusions during Czochralski Sapphire Crystal Growth”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 79 (2014) 783–789

15. Z.L. Jin, H.S.Fang*, N.Yang, Z.Zhang, S.Wang, J.F.Xu, “Influence of temperature-dependent thermophysical properties of sapphire on the modeling of Kyropoulos cooling process”, Journal of Crystal Growth 405(2014), 52–58.

Selected Cases

Awards and Honors

1. University Excellent Teaching Prize, the second prize, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2013.

2. University High-quality Teaching, the second prize, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2012, 2014.

3. Province Excellent MA Thesis Advisor, Hubei Province, 2012, 2014, 2015.

4. Province Chutian Young Scholar, Hubei Province, 2011

Courses Taught

0802391: Engineering Thermodynamics (BA course)

0812301: Nuclear Physics and Radiation Protection (BA course)


1. State Key Research and Development Plan (Project No. 2016YFB0303800), “Key technology and industrialization of high-quality special photoelectric functional-glass”, July 1, 2016 to June 31, 2020, Principal Investigator.

2. National Natural Science Foundation of China (Project No. 51476068), “Optimizing growth uniformity of GaN thin-film crystals based on multiscale methods”, January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018, Principal Investigator.

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