Faculty Directory

Hua Bao
Associate Professor
Office 522
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5221
Email hua.bao@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage https://sites.ji.sjtu.edu.cn/hua-bao


Ph.D. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (2012)
B.S. Dept. of Physics, Tsinghua University (2006)

Work Experience

  • 2020 – pres.  Associate Professor (Tenured), UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 2016 – 2020  Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 2012 – 2016  Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Honors and Awards

  • NSFC Excellent Young Scholar Fund, 2021
  • Shanghai Natural Science Award, 2020
  • Tang-Lixin Excellent Scholar Award, 2020
  • Candle Light Award, 2019

Research Interest

  • Multiscale simulation of thermal transport
  • Data-accelerated methods in heat transfer
  • Thermal radiation and radiative cooling
  • Sustainable energy and thermal management

Selected Publications

  1. Wei, H., Bao, H.*, Ruan, X. L.*,Genetic algorithm-driven discovery of unexpected thermal conductivity enhancement by disorder. Nano Energy, 71, 104619, 2020
  2. Tong, Z., Li, S., Ruan, X. L., Bao, H*, Comprehensive first-principles analysis of phonon thermal conductivity and electron-phonon coupling in different metals, Physical Review B, 100, 144306, 2019
  3. Bao, H.*, Chen, Y., Wang B., Fang X., Zhao C. & Ruan, X. . Double-layer nanoparticle-based coatings for efficient terrestrial radiative cooling. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 168, 78-84, 2017
  4. Wang, Z.#, Tong Z.#, Ye Q., Hu H., Nie X., Yan C., Shang W., Song C., Wu J., Wang J., Bao H.*, Tao P.*, Deng T*. Dynamic tuning of optical absorbers for accelerated solar-thermal energy storage. Nature Communications, 8, 1478, 2017
  5. Xie, H.#, Ouyang, T.#, Germaneau, É., Qin, G., Hu, M.*, & Bao H.*. Large tunability of lattice thermal conductivity of monolayer silicene via mechanical strain. Physical Review B, 93, 075404, 2016

Courses taught during the past 5 years

  1. Vm335 Heat Transfer
  2. Ve/Vm504 Solid State Physics
  3. Vm530 Advanced Heat Transfer
  4. Vm531 Advanced Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer
  5. Ve320 Solid State Device