Professor Chun Hui Wang

Head of School
Mech & Manufacturing Engineering
Contact details:
+61 2 93853232

Room 110, Building J17

Professor Wang is the Head of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and an elected Fellow of the Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (FTSE). He joined UNSW in 2016 as a SHARP professor in recognition of his world-leading research and leadership. Previously he held the appointments as the Head of Advanced Composites Technologies at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation between 1995 and 2009, and the Director of the Sir Lawrence Wackett Aerospace Research Centre at RMIT University between 2009 and 2016. He received his bachelor's degree from Huazhong University Science and Technology in 1985 and PhD from the University of Sheffield in 1991, where he carried out his post-doc research until 1993. 

He serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of a number of professional journals, including Composites Science and Technology, Composites Part A, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, and Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures. He also served on the ARC College of Experts (2013-2015), as the Chair of the National Committee on Applied Mechanics (2013-2015) and President of the Australian Fracture Group. He has chaired and co-chaired a number of international conferences, including the 11th International Fatigue Congress (Melbourne Australia, 2014) and the 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials in 2019.