Xiaolin (Shannon) Wang

Senior Lecturer

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Birch Building (35), 2.19



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Building energy systems, phase change thermal storage, carbon dioxide hydrate based thermal storage/carbon capture/desalination, gas hydrate thermodynamics and kinetics


  • Hydrate-based carbon capture and its kinetic promotion through nanoporous media and nanomaterials
  • Red blood cell shaped carbon capture capsule and storage system optimisation
  • Carbon dioxide hydrate slurry enabled zero-energy building technology
  • Phase change materials embedded building envelopes for free heating and cooling
  • Heat transfer enhancement in tubes fitted with swirl generators
  • Heat transfer enhancement in chaotic heat exchangers


Dr Wang received her PhD degree from the ANU in 2017. She is now a senior lecturer at the ANU and an ARC DECRA Fellow. Dr Wang has 12 years of research experience in building cooling and heating systems and thermal energy storage. She has published 36 refereed journal articles, 2 book chapters and 15 patents. She has been the primary supervisor of 3 HDR students and 16 Honours students at the ANU. She looks forwards to new research collaborations and HDR and Honours projects in diverse and interdisciplinary areas.

Activities & Awards

  • Member of Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) and AIRAH Renewable Heating and Cooling Special Technical Group
  • Member of ANU Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions
  • 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Academics
  • 2020 ANU CECS Dean’s Award for Remote Teaching
  • 2020 AIRAH Excellence of HVAC&R Research
  • 2016 AIRAH Research Student of the Year

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