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Wang, Nam Sun

Wang, Nam Sun

Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
1210 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Caltech, 1989

Biochemical/bioprocess engineering, biotechnology/bioengineering, on-line chemical/biochemical process monitoring, biosensors, alternative fuels.


Professor Wang currently teaches or has taught the following courses:

  • ENCH 250: Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • ENCH 333: Chemical Engineering Seminar
  • ENCH 482: Biochemical Engineering
  • ENCH 485: Biochemical Engineering Laboratory
  • ENCH 648B: Advanced Biochemical Engineering
  • ENCH 620: Methods of Engineering Analysis
  • ENES 489Q: Biotechnology and Bioproduction
  • ENPM 808B: Chemical and Biological Detection

Calculating Uncertainties in Chaotic Turbulent Flow Models

New research led by UMD Professor Johan Larsson could enable cost-effective modeling and margin of error calculations for complex chaotic system simulations

2020 Dean's Doctoral Student Research Awards

The competition recognizes distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research.

Chunsheng Wang Named 1 of 10 Li-ion Battery Researchers to Watch

Wang, known for his versatile battery research, cited by Research Interfaces.

2020 Energy Seed Grants Awarded

Diverse energy projects selected from across the University System

Brain and Behavior Initiative Hosts 3rd Annual Seed Grant Symposium

Researchers from across UMD convene to discuss the latest projects funded by BBI

MEI² Scientists Named Highly Cited Researchers in 2019

Hu and Wang identified by Web of Science

Dr. Hwang and Dr. Aute Named New CEEE Co-Directors

They aim to expand CEEE's status as one of the leading Centers for HVAC&R Research in the world

Modeling Cellular Membranes

Klauda research group published in Chemical Reviews.

Four BIOE Students Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Students recognized for research in immunoengineering, regenerative medicine, and more.

UMD Bioengineering Student Named Churchill Scholar

Eric Wang receives prestigious scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge.

Clark School Faculty Members Named Highly Cited Researchers

Hu, Wang demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

Research Team Uses Dark Field Optical Microscopy to 'See' Nanoparticles

Method utilized to develop physics model for how NPs behave in electric fields under various conditions.

Clark School Undergraduate Named 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Junior bioengineering major Eric Wang recognized for work in molecular dynamics.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.

MSE Researchers Publish Series Study on All-Solid-State Batteries

Yifei Mo and team seek to improve all-solid-state Li-ion batteries.

Aerospace Engineering Inducts Five New Academy of Distinguished Alumni Members

Alumni Jones, Van Buiten, Van Wie, Wang and Weber inducted to department's Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

UMD Invention of the Year Nominees Push Boundaries in Health, Energy, and Security

Campus inventors to be honored at Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships

Four UMD Students Named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

UMD is one of five institutions with all four nominees named scholars

ChemE Jeopardy Team Wins National Competition

UMD's ChemE team topped eight competitor teams in the AIChE national Jeopardy competition.

UMD Startup To Solve Energy Conversion Challenges in Thermal Systems

Optimized Thermal Systems provides engineering consulting for HVAC&R systems.

Desai Named ASME Fellow

Mechanical Engineering Professor Jaydev Desai named ASME Fellow.

CEE, Landscape Architecture Researchers Awarded 1st Place in EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

Interdisciplinary team recognized for UMD Memorial Chapel site proposal.

Undergrads Host AIChE Conference; Chem-E Car Shelldon Heads to National Competition

AIChE welcomes more than 300 chemical engineering students from more than two dozen schools.

UMD, JHU Team up for 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Day

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University bioengineering students celebrate research undertakings.

Mechanical Engineering Clinches 2015 Alumni Cup Title

Student teams conquer light bulb challenge at 4th annual competition.

Dasgupta, Fourney and Hwang Named ASME Fellows

Three Mechanical Engineering faculty named American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellows

Department of Energy renews NEES EFRC for four years

The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.

FiscalNote Named Coolest College Startup

Company co-founded by UMD student featured by Inc. Magazine

Chopra Receives Inaugural Wang Shicun Award

Professor Inderjit Chopra awarded Wang Shicun Award from the Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum

NSF-Backed DC I-Corps Kicks Off First Cohort with 20 Federal Laboratory, University and Regional Inventors, Entrepreneur Teams

The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.

Clark School Faculty Recognized at UMD Invention of the Year Awards

26th annual awards ceremony honors most promising campus inventions.

UMD Researchers Win $1.5 Million Department of Energy Award to Improve Home Cooling Efficiency

The Center for Environmental Energy Engineering to collaborate with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Chen's Biomedical Imaging Featured in American Center for Physics Art Exhibit

From Here to Infinity examines art inspired and created by science and technology.

$2.8M DOE Grant Funds Continued Development of Cooling Technology

Takeuchi leads team creating solid-state, highly efficient cooling systems.

ChBE Undergrads Win 5 of 29 Prestigious Industrial Internships

"Exceptional sophomores and juniors" chosen from nationwide field of applicants for $6K-$10K internships.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

Alumnus Is a Key Designer for Sikorsky X2TD

Collier Trophy-winning helicopter sets unofficial speed record of 290 mph.

Entrepreneurship Endowment to Support Innovation

Hung Chang and Anchen Wang Lin Fund establishes new awards to encourage innovation.

Bad Virus Put to Good Use

In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.

Merrill Presidential Scholars Named

Three Clark School students and their college and high school mentors honored.

Mechanical Engineering Launches Graduate Student Association

MEGA formed to create a dialog between graduate students and department/Clark School officials.

Dean's Doctoral Research Award Winners Announced

Shenqiang Ren (materials science and engineering) takes first place and $1,500 prize.

Student Named Chair of a VT Advisory Board

Grad student Brady advises biological systems engineering department.

Breger Takes Diabetes Technology Bronze

Grad student invited to conference and to submit solicited research to journal.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Six winners were selected from eight finalist teams.

BioE Graduates First Ph.D.

Yingli Fu studied new treatments for chronic eye disease.

ChBE Welcomes 3 New Faculty

Klauda, Wang arrive Fall 2007; Sriram Spring 2008.

Fond Farewell to Graduates

Nariman Farvardin presides over final graduation as Clark School dean.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002