Wei Zheng

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Engineering & Technology Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 270 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-2385
Email: zhengw@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Chemical Engineering
      Texas Tech University
      College Station, TX, 2008
    • BS Chemical Engineering
      East China University of Science and Technology
      2003

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Engineering and Technology Department
        Associate Professor
        July 2016 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Engineering and Technology Department
        Assistant Professor
        July 2012 - June 2016
      • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
        Postdoctoral Researcher
        Present
      • Texas Tech University
        Postdoctoral Researcher
        Present
      • Texas Tech University
        Research Assistant
        Present

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Zheng, W. (2011). Effect of Cation Symmetry on the Morphology and Physicochemical Propertiesof Imidazolium Ionic Liquids. Journal of Physical Chemistry B(115), 6572-6584.
    • Zheng, W. (2010). The Viscoelastic Behaviors of Athermal Solutions. Polymer(51), 4899-4906.
    • Zheng, W. (2009). The Consequence of Excess Configurational Entropy on Fragility: the Case of a Polymer/Oligomer Blend. Physical Review Letters(103).
    • Zheng, W. (2008). On the Validity of the Isoconversion Analysis for the Glass Transition. Thermochimica Acta, 468, 387-93.
    • Zheng, W. (2008). The Glass Transition of Athermal Poly(α-Methyl Styrene/Oligomer Blends. Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, 46, 418 - 430.
    • Zheng, W. (2007). Confinement Effects on the Glass Transition of the Hydrogen Bonded Liquids. Journal of Chemical Physics, 127.
    • Zheng, W. (2007). The Glass Transition Temperature Versus the Fictive Temperature. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 353, 2603-2612.
    • Zheng, W. (2007). Thermodynamic Analysis of Pure and Impurity Doped Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate Crystals Grown at Room Temperature. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 89, 475 - 478.

    Conference Proceeding

    • Zheng, W. (2009). The Viscoelastic Behaviors of Athermal Blends. , North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS) 37th Annual Conference.
    • Zheng, W. (2009). The Viscoelastic Behaviors of Athermal Solutions. , Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Meeting (SPE ANTEC).
    • Zheng, W. (2008). The Glass Transition and Fast Dynamics in Athermal Polystyrene/Oligomer Blends. , 1, North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS) 36th Annual Conference.
    • Zheng, W. (2007). Isoconversion Analysis of the Glass Transition. , 1766, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Meeting (SPE ANTEC).
    • Zheng, W. (2007). Tg in Polymer/Oligomer Athermal Blends. , 1798, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Meeting (SPE ANTEC).

Reviewer / Editor

    Reviewer, Conference

    • Annual Technical Conference of Society of Plastics Engineers (February 2010 - Present)

    Reviewer, Journal

    • Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (February 2010 - Present)
    • High Performance Polymers (February 2010 - Present)
    • Polymer International (February 2010 - Present)
    • Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics (February 2010 - Present)
    • Journal of Composite Materials (February 2010 - Present)

    Referee, Poster

    • Annual Technical Conference of Society of Plastics Engineers (February 2012 - May 2012)
    • Annual Conference of North American Thermal Analysis (February 2009 - May 2009)

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS)
  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
  • Society of Rheology (SOR)

Service

    Professional

    • Technical Program Chair, Society of Plastics Engineers (February 2012)
    • Conference Session Chair, North American Thermal Analysis Annual Conference (February 2009 - December 2009)
    • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Society of Plastics Engineers Texas Tech Student Chapter (September 2006 - May 2007)