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Wang, Nam Sun

Wang, Nam Sun

Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
1210 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building


Ph.D., Caltech, 1989

Biochemical/bioprocess engineering, biotechnology/bioengineering, on-line chemical/biochemical process monitoring, biosensors, alternative fuels.

Professor Wang currently teaches or has taught the following courses:

  • ENCH 250: Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • ENCH 333: Chemical Engineering Seminar
  • ENCH 482: Biochemical Engineering
  • ENCH 485: Biochemical Engineering Laboratory
  • ENCH 648B: Advanced Biochemical Engineering
  • ENCH 620: Methods of Engineering Analysis
  • ENES 489Q: Biotechnology and Bioproduction
  • ENPM 808B: Chemical and Biological Detection

Chunsheng Wang Wins 2021 ECS Battery Division Research Award 

Wang will be recognized at a ceremony during the fall meeting.

Maryland Graduate Engineering Ranked #10 Public in the Nation

From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.

Seven UMD Engineers Recognized as Highly Cited Researchers

Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers have published multiple papers frequently cited by their peers over the last decade.

Envisaging a Better Lithium Battery…With Nanotech

Simulations performed by Siddhartha Das and his research team suggest a way to improve the “water-in-salt” approach.

Printed Solid-State Batteries

Printable, high-performance solid-state electrolyte films for next generation Li batteries.

2020 Energy Seed Grants Awarded

Diverse energy projects selected from across the University System

Potassium Metal Battery Emerges as a Rival to Lithium-Ion Technology

UMD collaborates on battery-healing development

MEI² Scientists Named Highly Cited Researchers in 2019

Hu and Wang identified by Web of Science

High Temperature Thermal Shocks Increase Stability of Single Atom Catalysts

Multi-institutional study published in Nature Nanotechnology August 12.

Scientists Develop First Fabric to Automatically Cool or Insulate Depending on Conditions

University of Maryland researchers have created a fabric that dynamically regulates heat passing through it

3 UMD Projects Receive DOE Funding

Building Energy Efficient Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) awards announced

Clark School Faculty Members Named Highly Cited Researchers

Hu, Wang demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.

Research Team Uses Dark Field Optical Microscopy to 'See' Nanoparticles

Method utilized to develop physics model for how NPs behave in electric fields under various conditions.

Hybrid Electrolyte Bridges Gap Between Aqueous and Non-aqueous Battery Technology

Study conducted by University of Maryland Prof Chunsheng Wang and U.S. Army Research Lab Scientist Kang Xu's research groups, published in Joule. 

UMERC Awards Three New Wells Graduate Fellowships

The Wells fellowship supports new research in sustainable energy generation and/or storage.

UMERC exhibits large presence at 2017 DOE ARPA-E Energy Summit

UMERC  confirms its role as a leader in energy research, development, and innovation.

MSE Researchers Publish Series Study on All-Solid-State Batteries

Yifei Mo and team seek to improve all-solid-state Li-ion batteries.

CREB Kicks Off its Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program

Collaboration between UMD, NIST, and ARL facilitated by seed grant from the Center for Research in Extreme Batteries.

NSF-Backed DC I-Corps Kicks Off First Cohort with 20 Federal Laboratory, University and Regional Inventors, Entrepreneur Teams

The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.

NanoCenter Members Present Papers at Upcoming APS Meeting in Baltimore

Largest physics meeting hosts more than twenty NanoCenter presentations  

Bad Virus Put to Good Use

In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.

Wu Wins Sidhu Award

Research Scientist recognized for contributions to crystallography, diffraction science.

Dean's Doctoral Research Award Winners Announced

Shenqiang Ren (materials science and engineering) takes first place and $1,500 prize.