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Fan designs

Houston, Texas, United States
October 06, 2016

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Kevin Wang

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Home: 713-***-****,


Hands-on “Blue Collar” Ph. D with concentration in Aerodynamic and Heat Transfer who prides himself on applying his excellent education and theoretical knowledge to solve real world industry challenges by design of fans and heat exchangers

Proven record in hands-on designed and built 2 Wind Channels for the fan performance test

Tracked record in hands-on developed and designed over 20 models of ventilating fans and blowers, some of them have been sold in North America market

5+ years of R&D work experience in fan, blowers, propeller designs and development

5+ years of experience in Fluid Dynamics/CFD/Flow, including use of commercial CFD codes

Earlier in career did hands-on development of CFD, CHT (Computational Heat Transfer) numerical software to simulate high complex heat transfer, fluid flow and structural analysis

Skilled in leading and hands-on performing the full development life cycle activities ranging from prototypes, analysis, designs and testing of heat transfer equipment and ventilating fans; however majority of experience is in the analysis, design and test areas

Expert level knowledge both in heat transfer analysis and in hands on detail designed (over 250) various types of heat exchangers used in industries

Designs, developments and test of fans have been performed to follow CSA, UL, HVI, AMCA, ENERGY STAR industry standards, codes and agency compliance applicable to air moving equipment

Experienced with certification agencies CSA, UL, HVI, AMCA and ENERGY STAR marking processes for fans

Proficient use of HTRI, MS Visio, AutoCAD, PV Elite, MS Office and FORTRAN programming

Innovated patented blower during technical work with self experience of licensed Patent Agent in Chemical Engineering

Pay attention to detail; Self-motivated; problem solver, creative thinker; results driven and strategic mindset


Hands-on developed and designed over 20 new models of HVI and/or AMCA, CSA and/or UL licensed ventilating fans and blowers

Hands-on detail designed (over 250) various types of heat exchangers used in industries

Professional Experiences Technical Advisor-Mechanical (Heat Exchangers), KBR Inc., Houston, TEXAS


1. Performed detail engineering designs and sizing over 250 Shell & Tube and Air Cooler heat exchangers used in industries listed below:

Condensers, Falling Film Reflux Condenser, Air-Cooled Chillers, Water-Cooled Chillers, Water-Cooled Condensers, Kettle and Drum types of Chillers (pool boiling), Butted Kettle Chillers, Evaporators, Generators, Evaporator-Condenser, Kettles Reboilers, Thermosyphon Reboilers (Once-Through type and Recirculating type with fixed static head and variable static head), Heaters, Coolers, Air Coolers

2. Provided expertise in advanced heat transfer and fluid flow technology to solve complex heat transfer, heat exchanger and fluid flow problems come from operation field

Design Engineer in HVAC, Engineered Air, Newmarket, CANADA (2007-2008)

Directly experienced from cutting sheet metal, through each component assembly, electrical connections and controls to final commissioning for the whole manufacture processes of variety types of commercial and institutional HVAC units

Assembled main components used in HVAC units such as compressors, fans, valves, air-refrigerant condensers, evaporators, heating and ventilation units with direct fired heat exchangers, air handler, heat wheel, heat pipe, plate heat exchangers, hot water and electric heater, chilled water coils, blower, fan coils, refrigeration systems and heat recovery heat exchangers

Prepared equipment performance data, specifications, detailed mechanical layout of air handling units

Constructed details, hydraulic calculations or gas piping schematics

Completed description of electrical wiring schematics and control sequence of operations for HVAC units used in industrial, commercial and institutional applications

Sr. R&D Engineer in Ventilating Fans, National HVAC Products, Brampton, CANADA (2000-2001, 2003-2007)

Hands-on designed and built two Wind Channels used to measure the fan, blower and impeller’s performances

Developed a computer code with C language for recording, calculating and analyzing fan performance

Hands-on developed and designed over 20 new models of fans and blowers ranging from prototypes, analysis, designs, testing, drawing, licensing to manufacturing; some of the fans have been sold in the North America market

Experienced hands-on the process of licensing these new fans with AMCA and/or HVI, CSA and/or UL as well ENERGY STAR markings

Invented a new US patented Blower during the work; Patent name: “Blower with Double Inlet Wheel”, US7018171 B2

Core Behavior Analyst (Heat Transfer Specialist), Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Mississauga, CANADA (2001-2002)

Performed thermal hydraulic analysis in Fuel & Fuel Channels of Canada CANDU nuclear reactor core with state-of-the-art CFD software CATHENA to support the design of Canada CANDU nuclear reactor

Performed LOCA postulated accident analysis in Canadian CANDU nuclear reactor with CFD software CATHENA thermal hydraulic code

Performed verification, module testing, documentation and validation of computer software (FORTRAN language) used in the design of steam generator of Canada CANDU nuclear reactor

2. Performed program description of NUCIRC code in CANDU nuclear reactor

3. Performed validation of TUBRUPT-1ST code in CANDU nuclear reactor

Heat Transfer Research Fellow, Institute of Thermodynamics, University of the Federal

Armed Forces Munich, GERMANY (1993-1998)

Applied advanced theories, experiment and developed CFD numerical modeling technique, solved a complex, no precedence exists problems in Thermosyphon (Two-Phase Closed Heat Pipes)

Education Dr.-Ing. (PhD): Aerospace Engineering

University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, Germany

M.S.: Chemical Engineering

Dalian University of Technology, China

B.S.: Chemical Engineering

Dalian University of Technology, China

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