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Joseph Tang, PhD, PE

Joseph Tang

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering and Technology

Engineering and Technology

Contact Information

Office: 221 Belk Building
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Dr. Tang has worked professionally in an engineering consultancy for 12 years before joining WCU. In this role as a consultant he has worked on a variety of projects as a software and web developer, systems engineer (DAQ/IT/Networking), database administrator and numerical modeler and analyst (finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, bespoke first principles analysis).


  • Ph D, University of Queensland, Australia, Mechanical Engineering

Teaching Interests

Statics, thermodynamics and heat transfer

Research Interests

Modelling and simulation, heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, systems engineering, pedagogy of engineering

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