Zhiwei Peng

Zhiwei Peng

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Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

  • PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Ferrous Metallurgy Engineering, Central South University
  • BE, Mineral Processing Engineering, Central South University

Teaching Interests

  • Heat transfer
  • Electromagnetics
  • Microwave heating
  • Ferrous metallurgy

Research Interests

  • Heat transfer in microwave heating
  • Dielectric characterization of materials
  • Non-thermal microwave effects
  • Ironmaking and steelmaking
  • Computational electromagnetics
  • Microwave absorbing materials

Recent Publications

  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, C. L. Park, B. G. Kim, M. Andriese, and X. Wang, "Microwave Permittivity, Permeability, and Absorption Capability of Ferric Oxide", ISIJ International, Vol. 52, No. 9, pp. 1535‒1538, 2012.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, B. G. Kim, J. Mouris, and R. Hutcheon, "Microwave Absorption Capability of High Volatile Bituminous Coal during Pyrolysis", Energy & Fuels, Vol. 26, No. 8, pp. 5146‒5151, 2012.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, and M. Andriese, "Absorber Impedance Matching in Microwave Heating", Applied Physics Express, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 077301‒077301‒3, 2012.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, and M. Andriese, "Magnetic Loss in Microwave Heating", Applied Physics Express, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 027304‒027304‒3, 2012.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, C. L. Park, B. G. Kim, and G. Onyedika, "Numerical Analysis of Heat Transfer Characteristics in Microwave Heating of Magnetic Dielectrics", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 1070‒1078, 2012.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, J. Mouris, R. Hutcheon, and X. Sun, "Microwave Absorption Characteristics of Conventionally Heated Nonstoichiometric Ferrous Oxide", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 2259‒2263, 2011.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, M. Andriese, W. Bell, X. Huang, and X. Wang, "Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer during Microwave Heating of Magnetite", ISIJ International, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 884‒888, 2011.
  • Z. Peng, J. Y. Hwang, J. Mouris, R. Hutcheon, and X. Huang, "Microwave Penetration Depth in Materials with Non-Zero Magnetic Susceptibility", ISIJ International, Vol. 50, No. 11, pp. 1590‒1596, 2010.