Professor Meihong Wang leads Process and Energy Systems Engineering Research Group at University of Sheffield, UK with expertise in modelling, optimization and control for power plants, carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS), energy storage and bio-energy.
He joined Centre for Process Systems Engineering at Imperial College London and UCL in 1999. He worked at Alstom Power, Cranfield University and University of Hull from 2004 to 2016. He has published over 200 technical papers and is one of top 2% most-cited scientists in the world. He has been investigators in over 20 research projects worth over £20 million from UK Research Councils, European Union and Industry.
One of his publications was awarded Ludwig Mond Prize 2014 by IMechE. He was joint winner of Nigeria Prize for Science 2019 (the biggest and most prestigious prize in Africa). He was Siemens PSE MBI Prize Winner 2022. He was elected to be Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) in 2023.