Bingyang Cao received his B.S. (1998) and M.S. (2001) in engineering thermophysics from Shandong University, and Ph.D. (2005) in power engineering and engineering thermophysics from Tsinghua University. He joined Tsinghua University in 2005, and he is currently a full professor and vice dean in the School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. He also worked in Kyushu University (2005), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2006) and The University of Brighton (2010) as a visiting professor. He is serving as chairman of the Young Scholar Committee of Heat Transfer Society of China, executive board member of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, and general secretary of 2018 International Heat Transfer Conference. He is also editorial board member of several international journals, such as Scientific Reports, PLOS One, Advances in Materials Research. He has published over 150 journal papers, and given over 20 invited conference talks. His current research interests include micro/nanoscale heat-mass transfer and advanced heat management technologies.

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Email: caoby@tsinghua.edu.cn
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Education background

2001.9~2005.7: Ph.D., Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University
1998.9~2001.7: M.S., School of Energy and Power Engineering, Shandong University
1994.9~1998.7: B.S., Department of Power Engineering, Shandong University of Technology

Experience

2016.05~present Vice Dean, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
2013.12~present Full Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
2008.12~2013.12 Associate Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
2005.7-2008.12: Lecturer, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University

Concurrent Academic

He is serving as chairman of the Young Scholar Committee of Heat Transfer Society of China, executive board member of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, and general secretary of 2018 International Heat Transfer Conference. He is also editorial board member of several international journals, such as Scientific Reports, PLOS One, Advances in Materials Research.

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Areas of Research
1) Non-Fourier heat transport and thermophysical properties in micro/nano-structures, including nanofilms, nanowires, nanotubes, graphene, polymer chains etc.
2) Thermal smart materials and nanocomposites with high or tunable thermophysical properties, and their applications in energy or micro/nanoelectrics cooling areas.
3) Thermal management technology and theory in advanced technologies, such as nanoenergy, integrated circuits, laser, spacecrafts.
4) Advanced computational approaches in terms of heat transport, including Molecular dynamics, Phonon Monte Carlo, First principle, Hybrid atomistic-continuum modeling, CFD etc.


Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects
The research is mainly focused on: (1) Non-Fourier heat transport and thermophysical properties in micro/nano-structures, including nanofilms, nanowires, nanotubes, graphene, polymer chains etc. (2) Thermal smart materials and nanocomposites with high or tunable thermophysical properties, and their applications in energy or micro/nanoelectrics cooling areas. (3) Thermal management technology and theory in advanced technologies, such as nanoenergy, integrated circuits, laser, spacecrafts.

Research Status

He is serving as chairman of the Young Scholar Committee of Heat Transfer Society of China, executive board member of Asian Union of Thermal Science and Engineering, and general secretary of 2018 International Heat Transfer Conference. He is also editorial board member of several international journals, such as Scientific Reports, PLOS One, Advances in Materials Research. He has published over 150 journal papers, and given over 20 invited conference talks. His current research interests include micro/nanoscale heat-mass transfer and advanced heat management technologies.

Honors And Awards

2016 “Excellent Director of Institute” in Tsinghua University
2014 “Zhonghua Wu” Excellent Young Scholar Award of CSET
2014 “Young Teacher Teaching Award” of Tsinghua University
2013 “Excellent Young Scholar Award” of NSFC
2011 “New Century Excellent Talents in University” of MOE
2010 “Talented Young Scientist” of Tsinghua University
2008 “Natural Science Award (Rank 1)” of MOE
2007 “Excellent SRT Supervisor Award (Rank 2)” of Tsinghua University
2006 “Excellent Teaching Award (Rank 2)” of Tsinghua University
2006 “Best Paper Award” of National Academic Conference on Engineering Thermophysics

Academic Achievement

He has published over 150 journal papers. The representative papers are listed below:
[1] J.H. Zou, B.Y. Cao*. Phonon thermal properties of graphene on h-BN from molecular dynamics simulations. Applied Physics Letters, 2017, 110: 103106
[2] Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. Anisotropic heat conduction in two-dimensional periodic silicon nanoporous films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121(9): 5293–5301
[3] Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. Cross-plane heat conduction in nanoporous silicon thin films by phonon Boltzmann transport equation and Monte Carlo simulations. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, 111: 1401-1408
[4] D.S. Tang, B.Y. Cao*. Ballistic thermal wave propagation along nanowires modeled using phonon Monte Carlo simulations. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, 117: 609–616
[5] X.M. Yang*, Y.H. Huang, B.Y. Cao*, A.C. To. Ultrahigh thermal rectification in pillared graphene structure with carbon nanotube-graphene intramolecular junctions. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9: 29?35
[6] B.Y. Cao*, W.J. Yao, Z.Q. Ye. Networked nanoconstrictions: An effective route to tuning the thermal transport properties of graphene. Carbon, 2016, 96: 711-719
[7] B.Y. Cao*, M. Yang, G.J. Hu. Capillary filling dynamics of polymer melts in nanopores: Experiments and rheological modelling. RSC Advances, 2016, 6: 7553-7559
[8] J.H. Zou, Z.Q. Ye, B.Y. Cao*. Phonon thermal properties of graphene from molecular dynamics using different potentials. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2016, 145: 134705
[9] Z.Q. Ye, B.Y. Cao*. Nanoscale thermal cloaking in graphene by chemical functionalization. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18: 32952 - 32961
[10] Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. The effective thermal conductivity of ballistic–diffusive heat conduction in nanostructures with internal heat source. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016, 92: 995-1003
[11] Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. Ballistic-diffusive heat conduction in multiply-constrained nanostructures. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2016, 101: 126-132
[12] S.N. Li, B.Y. Cao*. Generalized variational principles for heat conduction models based on Laplace transform. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016, 103: 1176–1180
[13] S.N. Li, B.Y. Cao*. Lorentz covariance of heat conduction laws and a Lorentz-covariant heat conduction model. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2016, 40: 5532-5541
[14] D.S. Tang, Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. Thermal wave propagation through nanofilms in ballistic-diffusive regime by Monte Carlo simulations. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2016, 109: 81-89
[15] D.S. Tang, Y.C. Hua, B.D. Nie, B.Y. Cao*. Phonon wave propagation in ballistic-diffusive regime. Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 119: 124301
[16] M. Yang, B.Y. Cao*, W. Wang*, H.M. Yun, B.M. Chen. Experimental study on capillary filling in nanochannels. Chemical Physics Letters, 2016, 662: 137–140
[17] Z.Q. Ye, B.Y. Cao*, W.J. Yao, T.L. Feng, X.L. Ruan*. Spectral phonon thermal properties in graphene nanoribbons. Carbon, 2015, 93: 915-523
[18] R.Y. Dong, B.Y. Cao*. Superhigh-speed unidirectional rotation and its decoupled dynamics of a carbon nanotube in a sheared fluid. RSC Advances, 2015, 5: 88719 - 88724
[19] T.L. Feng, X.L. Ruan*, Z.Q. Ye, B.Y. Cao*. Spectral phonon mean free path and thermal conductivity accumulation in defected graphene: The effects of defect type and concentration. Physical Review B, 2015, 91(22): 224301
[20] R.Y. Dong, Y. Zhou, C. Yang*, B.Y. Cao*. Translational thermophoresis and rotational movement of peanut-like colloids under temperature gradient. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2015, 19(4): 805-811
[21] B.Y. Cao*, R.Y. Dong. Molecular dynamics calculation of rotational diffusion coefficient of a carbon nanotube in fluid. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2014, 140: 034703
[22] R.Y. Dong, B.Y. Cao*. Anomalous orientations of a rigid carbon nanotube in a sheared fluid. Scientific Reports, 2014, 4: 6120
[23] Z.Q. Ye, B.Y. Cao*, Z.Y. Guo. High and anisotropic thermal conductivity of body-centered tetragonal C4 calculated using molecular dynamics. Carbon, 2014, 66: 567-575
[24] Y.C. Hua, B.Y. Cao*. Phonon ballistic-diffusive heat conduction in silicon nanofilms by Monte Carlo simulations. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 78: 755-759
[25] M.K. Zhang, B.Y. Cao*, Y.C. Guo. Numerical studies on damping of thermal waves. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2014, 84: 9-20
[26] W.J. Yao, B.Y. Cao*, H.M. Yun, B.M. Chen. Effects of nanosized constriction on thermal transport properties of graphene. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2014, 9(1): 408
[27] B.Y. Cao*, J. Kong, Y. Xu, K.L. Yung, A. Cai. Polymer nanowire arrays with high thermal conductivity and superhydrophobicity fabricated by a nano-moulding technique. Heat Transfer Engineering, 2013, 34(2-3): 131-139
[28] G.J. Hu, B.Y. Cao*. Thermal resistance between crossed carbon nanotubes: Molecular dynamics simulations and analytical modeling. Journal of Applied Physics, 2013, 114: 224308
[29] M.K. Zhang, B.Y. Cao*, Y.C. Guo. Numerical studies on dispersion of thermal waves, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013, 67: 1072-1082
[30] B.Y. Cao*, R.Y. Dong. Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation of shear viscosity by a uniform momentum source-and-sink scheme. Journal of Computational Physics, 2012, 231(16): 5306-5316
[31] R.Y. Dong, B.Y. Cao*. Application of the uniform source-and-sink scheme to molecular dynamics calculation of the self-diffusion coefficient of fluids. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2012, 92: 229-237
[32] B.Y. Cao, J.F. Xie, S.S. Sazhin*. Molecular dynamics study on evaporation and condensation of n-dodecane at liquid-vapour phase equilibria. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2011, 134(16): 164309
[33] B.Y. Cao*, Y.W. Li, J. Kong, H. Chen, Y. Xu, K.L. Yung, A. Cai. High thermal conductivity of polyethylene nanowire arrays fabricated by an improved nanoporous template wetting technique. Polymer, 2011, 52(8): 1711-1715
[34] B.Y. Cao*, Y.W. Li. A uniform source-and-sink scheme for calculating thermal conductivity by nonequilibrium molecular dynamics. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2010, 133(2): 024106
[35] B.Y. Cao*, J. Sun, M. Chen, Z.Y. Guo. Molecular momentum transport at fluid-solid interfaces in MEMS/NEMS: A review. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2009, 10(11): 4638-4706
[36] Q.W. Hou, B.Y. Cao*, Z.Y. Guo. Thermal gradient induced actuation in double-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 2009, 20(49): 495503
[37] B.Y. Cao*. Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics calculation of the thermal conductivity based on an improved relaxation scheme. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2008, 129(17): 074106
[38] B.Y. Cao, Z.Y. Guo*. Equation of motion of phonon gas and non-Fourier heat conduction. Journal of Applied Physics, 2007, 102(5): 053503
[39] B.Y. Cao*, M. Chen, Z.Y. Guo. Liquid flow in surface-nanostructured channels studied by molecular dynamics simulation. Physical Review E, 2006, 74(6): 066311
[40] B.Y. Cao, M. Chen*, Z.Y. Guo. Temperature dependence of the tangential momentum accommodation coefficient for gases. Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 86(9): 091905