Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, Statistics (2019)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2016)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Mechanical Engineering (2014)

Stanford Advisors

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Statistical learning, shock tube engineering, network analysis

Work Experience

  • Graduate course Assistant for ME367 (Optical Diagnostics and Spectroscopy Laboratory), Stanford University (4/2/2018 - 6/6/2018)


    Stanford, CA

  • Graduate course assistant for CS229 (Machine Learning), (9/27/2018 - 12/15/2018)


    Stanford, CA

All Publications

  • A new method of estimating derived cetane number for hydrocarbon fuels FUEL Wang, Y., Cao, Y., Wei, W., Davidson, D. F., Hanson, R. K. 2019; 241: 319–26
  • A multi-wavelength speciation framework for high-temperature hydrocarbon pyrolysis JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER Pinkowski, N. H., Ding, Y., Johnson, S. E., Wang, Y., Parise, T. C., Davidson, D. F., Hanson, R. K. 2019; 225: 180–205
  • Single-Ended Sensor for Thermometry and Speciation in Shock Tubes Using Native Surfaces IEEE Sensors Journal Peng, W. Y., Wang, Y., Cassady, S. J., Strand, C. L., Hanson, R. K. 2019
  • Demonstration of non-absorbing interference rejection using wavelength modulation spectroscopy in high-pressure shock tubes APPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS Wei, W., Peng, W., Wang, Y., Choudhary, R., Wang, S., Shao, J., Hanson, R. K. 2019; 125 (1)
  • A streamlined approach to hybrid-chemistry modeling for a low cetane-number alternative jet fuel Combustion and Flame Pinkowski, N. H., Wang, Y., Cassady, S. J., Davidson, D. F., Hanson, R. K. 2019; 208: 15-26
  • On estimating physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbon fuels using mid-infrared FTIR spectra and regularized linear models Fuel Wang, Y., Ding, Y., Wei, W., Cao, Y., Davidson, D. F., Hanson, R. K. 2019; 255: 115715
  • Ignition delay time measurements for distillate and synthetic jet fuels AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum Wang, Y., Cao, Y., Davidson, D. F., Hanson, R. K. 2019

    View details for DOI 10.2514/6.2019-2248

  • Investigation on laminar burning velocities of benzene, toluene and ethylbenzene up to 20 atm COMBUSTION AND FLAME Wang, G., Li, Y., Yuan, W., Zhou, Z., Wang, Y., Wang, Z. 2017; 184: 312–23