Faculty Directory

David Hung
Associate Dean / Professor
Office 400D
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4004
Email dhung@sjtu.edu.cn


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (1998)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (1993)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University (1991)

Work Experience

2010 – pres. Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, SJTU
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, SJTU
2009 – 2010 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, USA
2003 – 2009 Technical Fellow, Visteon Corporation, USA
2000 – 2003 Advanced Project Engineer, Delphi Corporation, USA
1998 – 2000 Project Engineer, General Motors Corporation, Delphi Corporation, USA

Honors and Awards

  1. Fellow, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
  2. Shanghai 1000 Scholar Plan Award
  3. New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET) Award, Ministry of Education, China
  4. SJTU Excellent Teaching Award – First Prize 2012
  5. SAE/InterRegs Standards & Regulations Award for Young Engineers
  6. SAE-International Engineering Meetings Board Outstanding Oral Presentation Award (Twice)
  7. SAE-International Henry Souther Standards Award
  8. SAE-International Technical Standards Board Outstanding Contribution Award

Publications (10 selected out of 70+ publications in chronological order)

  1. D.L.S. Hung, H. Chen, M. Xu, H. Zhuang, J. Yang, “Experimental Investigation of the Variations of Early Flame Development in a Spark-Ignition Direct-Injection Engine,” ASME Journal of Engineering Gas Turbines & Power, 136, 101503 (2014). DOI:10.1115/1.4027256.
  2. H. Chen, D.L.S. Hung, M. Xu, H. Zhuang, J. Yang, “Proper orthogonal decomposition analysis of fuel spray structure variation in a spark-ignition direct-injection optical engine,“ Experiments in Fluids, 55:1703 (2014). DOI 10.1007/s00348-014-1703-y.
  3. H. Chen, D.L.S. Hung, M. Xu, J. Zhong, “A Dynamic Thresholding Technique for Extracting the Automotive Spark-Ignition Direct-Injection Pulsing Spray Characteristics,” Journal of Visualization, 2014 (In Press).
  4. H. Chen, D.L.S. Hung, M. Xu, J. Zhong, “Analyzing the Cycle-to-Cycle Variations of Pulsing Spray Characteristics by Means of the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition” Atomization and Sprays, 23 (7): 653–671 (2013).
  5. H. Chen, D. Reuss, D. Hung, V. Sick, “A practical guide for using proper orthogonal decomposition in engine research,” International Journal of Engine Research, 2013, DOI: 10.1177/1468087412455748.
  6. X. Chen, G. Zhu, X. Yang, D. L. S. Hung, and X. Tan, “Model-Based Estimation of Flow Characteristics Using an Ionic Polymer–Metal Composite Beam,” IEEE / ASME Transaction on Mechatronics, Volume: PP , Issue: 99 Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 1 – 12 (DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2194300)
  7. C.M. Allen, E. Toulson, D. L.S. Hung, H. Schock, D. Miller, T. Lee, “Spray Ignition Characteristics of Diesel and Canola Biodiesel in the Low Temperature Combustion Regime,” Energy & Fuels, 2011, 25 (7), pp 2896–2908.
  8. Ganley, T., Hung, D.L.S., Zhu, G., and Tan, X., “Temperature-Dependent Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) Sensing Dynamics: Modeling and Inverse Compensation,” IEEE / ASME Transaction on Mechatronics, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 80-89, February 2011.
  9. Hung, D.L.S., D. Harrington, A. Gandhi, L. Markle, S. Parrish, J. Shakal, H. Sayar, S. Cummings, J. Kramer, “Gasoline Fuel Injector Spray Measurement and Characterization – A New SAE J2715 Recommended Practice,” SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 1(1): 534-548, 2008
  10. Y. Wang, X. Liu, K-S. Im, W-K. Lee, J. Wang, K. Fezza, D.L.S. Hung, J.R. Winkelman, “Ultrafast X-ray study of dense-liquid-jet flow dynamics using structure-tracking velocimetry,” Nature Physics 4, pp. 305 – 309 (2008)

Synergistic Activities

  1. Technical Session Organizer:
  • ASME Internal Engineer Conference Fall Meeting (2014) (Fuel Tracks)
  • SAE Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Meeting with Japan SAE (2011), Korea SAE (2013)
  • Fuel Injection and Sprays, SAE Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants Meetings (2009 – present) 
  • HCCI Control, 2010 SAE World Congress & Exhibition
  • Combustion Sensing and Control, 2009 SAE World Congress & Exhibition

   2. Knowledge Dissemination:

  • Member of the editorial board, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science
  • Journal of Atomization and Sprays (5/2006 to 8/2008)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Atomization and Sprays, AIAA Journal of Propulsion and PowerSAE Journals and Transactions; American Chemical Society – Proposal for Petroleum Research Fund.

   3. Leadership in Professional Society:

  • Vice-Chairman, SAE Gasoline Fuel Injection Standards Committee (2004 to present)
  • Chairman, Western New York Section of SAE (2002 to 2003)

Current research collaborators and sponsors

  1. National Natural Science Foundation of China
  2. General Motors Company (USA), Henkel Corporation, Nissan Motor Company
  3. Argonne National Laboratory (USA)
  4. SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, Great Walls Motors Company, JAC
  5. Auto Parts (HK) Industries Ltd, Hong Kong Automotive Parts and Accessories Systems R&D Center