Dr Xiaonan Wang is an assistant professor and a promising female scientist in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). She received her BEng from Tsinghua University in 2011 and PhD from University of California, Davis in 2015. After working as a postdoctoral researcher at Imperial College London, she joined NUS to lead the Smart Systems Engineering research group since 2017. She is also the deputy director of the Accelerated Materials Development for Manufacturing programme in Singapore. Her research focuses on the development of intelligent computational methods including multi-scale modelling, optimization, data analytics and machine learning for applications in energy, manufacturing and environmental systems to support smart and sustainable development. Her team has built a systematic planning platform for smart city and engineering development that combines model-based and data-driven approaches for overall economic, environmental and social benefits improvements. She has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, chaired more than 10 international conferences, delivered more than 40 invited talks on five continents, and served on editorial board of journals such as Applied Energy and Frontiers in Blockchain. She was recognized as an IChemE Global Awards 2017 Young Researcher finalist and several best paper awards at IEEE and Applied Energy Conferences.
National University of Singapore (NUS)