Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Jiangtao Cheng completed his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics at Peking University in 1991; Master’s degree in Computer Science at Purdue University in 2002 and; Doctorate degree in Physics in 2002. In 2007, he accepted an offer from the Teledyne Scientific Company (formerly Rockwell Science Center) as a Research Scientist III for the next four years. He returned to academia in 2011 as an Associate Professor at University of North Texas. In 2015, he joined Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech as an Associate Professor. His areas of expertise include: “Sustainable energy and renewable energy; optofluidics and electrofluidics; microfluidics and nanofluidics; thermal-fluid science and heat transfer; thermal management and microelectronics cooling”.
Recently he introduced surface plasmon resonance and terahertz technology in his research in thermal-fluid science