Biography   
    Jingchun Min is associate professor of Engineering Mechanics at The Tsinghua University, China.  He received his B.S. in Internal Combustion Engine from The Dalian University of Technology (China) in 1985, M.S. in Combustion from The Hiroshima University (Japan) in 1989 and Ph.D. in Heat Transfer from the same university in 1993.  From 1992 through 1996, he was employed at The Hokoku Kogyo Company (Japan) as a research engineer.  During 1996-1999, he worked at Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Penn State University (USA) as a postdoctoral scholar.  He joined The Tsinghua University in 2000.  He currently serves as associate editor for Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, editorial board member for Energy and Power Engineering, and professional committee member for Chinese Board of High-Efficiency Heat Transfer Finned Tube Specialties.  He is teaching the courses of the “Engineering Thermodynamics” (64 class hours) and “Heat Transfer Equipments and Technology” (32 class hours).  His current research interests include membrane transport process, high-efficiency cooling, enhanced heat transfer and heat exchanger technology.  He has published more than 70 papers in journals and international conferences since 2000.
 
Education background:
•Ph.D., 1993, The Hiroshima University, Japan
•M.S.,  1989, The Hiroshima University, Japan
•B.S.,  1985, The Dalian University of Technology, China
 
Professional experience:
2000-              Dept of Engineering Mechanics, The Tsinghua University, China
1996-1999     Dept of Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
1992-1996     R&D Dept, The Hokoku Kogyo Company, Japan
 
Professional services:
•Assoc editor for Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer
•Editorial board member for Energy and Power Engineering
 
Teaching:
•Engineering thermodynamics (64 class hours)
•Heat transfer equipments and technology (32 class hours)
•Technical English reading (16 class hours)
 
Research interests:
Heat and mass transfer through membrane, high-efficiency cooling technique, enhanced heat transfer and heat exchanger technology
 
Selected publications:
1. L.N. Wang, J.C. Min, Studies of the process of moisture exchange across a membrane using irreversible thermodynamics, Chinese Science Bulletin, in press.
2. J.C. Min, T. Hu, Y.Z. Song, Experimental and numerical investigations of moisture permeation through membranes, Journal of Membrane Science 367: 174-181, 2011.
3. L.N. Wang, J.C. Min, Thermodynamic analysis of adsorption process at a non-equilibrium steady state, Chinese Science Bulletin 55 (31): 3612-3618, 2010.
4. J.C. Min, T. Hu, X.W. Liu, Evaluation of moisture diffusivities in various membranes, Journal of Membrane Science 357 (1-2): 185-191, 2010.
5. T. Hu, J.C. Min, Y.Z. Song, Analyses of the effects of mass transfer on heat transfer in the process of moisture exchange across a membrane, Chinese Science Bulletin 55 (12): 1221-1225, 2010.
6. J.C. Min, M. Su, Performance analysis of a membrane-based enthalpy exchanger: Effects of the membrane properties on the exchanger performance, Journal of Membrane Science 348: 376-382, 2010.
7. J.C. Min, M. Su, Performance analysis of a membrane-based energy recovery ventilator: Effects of the membrane spacing and thickness on the ventilator performance, Applied Thermal Engineering 30: 991-997, 2010.
8. T. Hu, J.C. Min, Y.Z. Song, Modeling and analysis of dynamic adsorption during gas transport through a membrane, Journal of Membrane Science 339: 204-208, 2009.
9. T. Hu, J.C. Min, Y.Z. Song, Analysis of the effects of the heat of sorption on the process of heat transfer in moisture exchange across a membrane, Science in China (series E) 51 (12): 2120-2127, 2008.
10. J.C. Min, J.R. Wang, Y.Z. Song, Cooling of Laser Slab by Forced Convection through a Heat Sink, Heat Transfer Engineering 28 (11): 931-939, 2007.
11. J.R. Wang, J.C. Min, Y.Z. Song, Forced Convective Cooling of A High-Power Solid-State Laser Slab, Applied Thermal Engineering 26 (5-6): 549-558, 2006.
12. J.C. Min, W. Xu, Numerical Prediction of the Performance of the Fins with Punched Delta Winglets and the Louver Fins and Their Comparison, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer 12 (3): 357-371, 2005.
13. W. Xu, J.C. Min, Numerical Predictions of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Corrugated Channels Using Time-Dependent and Time-Independent Flow models, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer 11 (4): 347-358, 2004.
14. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, Numerical analyses of Effects of Tube Shape on Performance of a Finned Tube Heat Exchanger, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer 11 (1): 61-73, 2004.
15. J.C. Min, T. Tao, X.F. Peng, Efficiency of Fins Used in a Finned Oval Tube Heat Exchanger, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer 10 (3): 323-334, 2003.
16. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, Long-term Wetting and Corroding Characteristics of Boehmite Treated Aluminum and Copper Fin Stocks, International Journal of Refrigeration 25 (8): 1054-1061, 2002.
17. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, Condensate Formation and Drainage on Typical Fin Materials, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 25 (3-4): 101-111, 2001.
18. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, 2001, Numerical Predictions of Wavy Fin Coil Performance, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer 8 (3): 159-174, 2001.
19. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, Condensate Carryover Phenomena in Dehumidifying Finned Tube Heat Exchangers, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 22 (3-4): 175-182, 2000.
20. J.C. Min, R.L. Webb, H. Bemisderfer, Long-term Hydraulic Performance of Dehumidifying Heat-Exchangers With and Without Hydrophilic Coating, International Journal of HVAC&R Research 6 (3): 257-272, 2000.