Nan Wang

Associate Professor

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    Nan Wang received his Ph.D. in Physics from Northeastern University (U.S.A.) in 2011 and worked as a postdoc in nuclear engineering and materials science at Purdue University and The Pennsylvania State University. He was a research associate in the Center for Physics of Materials at McGill University (Canada) before joining GTIIT.  

    Prof. Nan Wang’s research focuses on understanding defects and interfaces related materials behavior using theories and computational methods. He has accumulated expertise in materials science, thermodynamics, condensed matter physics, programming and numerical methods from his interdisciplinary experience. His works have been published in top journals in both materials science and physics. Currently, he is working on computational microstructure optimization for 3D printed alloy materials, structural evolution and stability of nanoelectronic devices.   

    Research Interests

    • Understanding confinement effect in phase transformation
    • Developing semi-quantitative and quantitative meso-scale materials modeling methods 
    • Investigating growth and stability issues in nano materials
    • Computational optimization of materials microstructure
    • Developing commercial software for simulation of solidification process


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