Emeritus Professor Jun Wang is with the School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
(***NO longer take new research students***)
Professor Jun Wang received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering from Dalian University of Technology in 1982 and a PhD in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Melbourne in 1993. He has been a member of the academic staff in the Ocean University of China (1982-1988), the University of Melbourne (1993-1995), Queensland University of Technology (1995-2005) and UNSW (Feb 2005-Dec 2020). He is now an Emeritus Professor of UNSW. He is a fellow and CPEng of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a fellow of the International Society of Nanomanufacturing, and has served as the Chairman of the International Committee for Abrasive Technology (2011-2015), President of the Ausinan Science and Technology Society (2013-2015) and a member of the Mechanical College Board of The Institution of Engineers Australia (2013-2020). He has also been actively engaged in the profession by serving as the Editor-in-Chief or an Associate Editor for 6 international journals and chairing/co-chairing 25 international conferences between 1999 and 2019.
To December 2020, Professor Wang has had over 500 publications, including more than 360 refereed journal articles, 27 edited books and conference proceedings, a single-authored monograph and four book chapters.
Professor Wang has received 22 ARC (Australian Research Council) grants as Chief Investigator (CI), including 9 ARC Discovery-Projects grants as the lead or sole CI and an ARC Large grant, as well as a number of other grants from CRC (collaborative research centre), the Federal Department of Education, universities (including grants and fellowships), local industry, government agencies, and international granting bodies in support of his research.
2001 Invitation Fellowship, Australian Academy of Science
2001 First Grade Scientific Advancement Award, Ministry of Education, China
2003 Outstanding Overseas Young Scholar Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China
2004 Outstanding Academic Contribution Award in Research and Scholarship, Queensland University of Technology
2008 Endeavour Executive Award, Department of Education, Science and Training, Australia
2012 Advanced Innovation Award, NewSouth Innovations Pty. Ltd., Australia
2016 President's Award, Ausinan Science and Technology Society, Australia
2016 2015 Thatcher Bros Prize, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK)
2019 Dalian University of Technology Alumnus Outstanding Achievement Award
2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, Ausinan Science and Technology Society
2019 First Grade Technology Invention Award, Ministry of Education, China
Manufacturing processes and technologies; micro-machining; micro-fabrication; nano-machining; laser processing; water jet machining; abrasive jet machining.