Hong Kong23: Wei Fan

GPPS Hong Kong23: Technical Keynote Speaker

Keynote Title:
The Research and Development of Detonation-based Engines


The keynote talk consists of six main parts, including the research background, concepts, working principles, domestic and international research progress, application prospects and challenges in the aerospace field, and the main research achievements at Northwestern Polytechnical University. The aim is to provide a broad overview of the basic knowledge, current research status, and existing issues of the new type of power device which uses detonation combustion mode. It is hoped that this talk will arouse the research interest and enthusiasm of scholars who aspire to explore in this field.

Wei Fan

Dr. Fan is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Northwestern Polytechnical University. Her research and teaching focus on “detonation propulsion and supercritical combustion”. She has published more than 340 papers in top journals such as Combustion and Flame,Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, with 72 indexed by SCI and 211 indexed by EI. She has also been granted 57 patents and has published 4 books. Currently, Prof. Fan serves as Vice Chairman of the Combustion Branch of the Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics, Chairman of the Combustion and Heat Transfer Experts Committee of the Power Branch of the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and associate chief Editor of the Journal of Aerospace Power.

Prof. Wei Fan, Northwestern Polytechnical University

Prof. Wei Fan
Northwestern Polytechnical University

Our location

With team members spread across the globe, the core team is based in Zurich Switzerland.


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