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Wang Shaojin

Sourse:   Date:2015-06-30

 Dr. Wang Shaojin

 
Ph. D, Professor
College of Mechanical and Electronic Eng.
Northwest A&F University
Xinong Road, 22, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, China
Phone029-87092391
Fax029-87092390
Cell15129210310
 
Education Background
1994-1998     Ph. D., Gembloux Agricultural University (Belgium)
1983-1986     Master degree, Zhejiang University (P. R. China)
1978-1982     Bachelor degree, Zhejiang University (P. R. China)
 
Working Experiences
2011-present  Professor, College of Mechan. Electr. Eng., Northwest A&F University
2005-2011     Assistant Research Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2000-2005     Research Associate, Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1998-1999     Research Engineer, Bio-environmental station, INRA, Avignon, France
1991-1993     Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P. R. China
1989-1990              Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Physics
Gembloux Agricultural University, Gembloux, Belgium
1986-1989     Assistant Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Engineering
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P. R. China
1982-1983     Assistant Engineer, Department of Agricultural Machinery
Fuyang, Zhejiang, P. R. China
 
Research Interests
·   Thermal/dielectric properties measurement related to microwave/radio frequency (RF) heating
·   Inactivating pathogens and controlling pests in agricultural products using microwave/RF energy
·   Developing non-chemical disinfestation treatments for postharvest fresh fruits using low pressure (LP) methods
·   Thermal death kinetics of microorganisms and pests
·   Greenhouse microclimate measurement and simulation
 
Professional Membership
1. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
2. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
3. International Microwave Power Institute (IMPI)
4. Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers (AOCABFE)
 
Selected Publications *Corresponding author
Ling B., Tiwari G., Wang S.*, 2015. Pest control by microwave and radio frequency energy: dielectric properties of stone fruit.Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 35(1): 233-240.
Huang Z., Zhu H., Yan R., Wang S.*, 2015.Simulation and prediction of radio frequency heating in dried soybeans for thermal disinfestations. Biosystems Engineering, 129C: 34-47.
Yan R., Huang Z., Zhu H., Johnson J.A., Wang S.*,2014. Thermal death kinetics of adult Sitophilus oryzaeand effects of heating rate on thermotolerance.Journal of Stored Products Research, 59C: 231-236.
Ling B., Hou L., Li R., Wang S.*, 2014. Thermal treatment and storage conditions effects on walnut paste quality associated with enzyme inactivation.LWT - Food Science and Technology, 59(2P1): 786-793.
Zhu H., Yan R., Huang Z., Li R., Wang S.*,2014.Experimental studies on leaked electromagnetic fields around radio frequency heating systems.Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 30(4): 601-608.
Hou L., Ling B., Wang S.*, 2014. Development of thermal treatment protocol for disinfesting chestnuts using radio frequency energy. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 98C: 65-71.
Wang Y.,Zhang L.,Gao M.,Tang J.,Wang S.*,2014. Evaluating radio frequency heating uniformity using polyurethane foams.Journal of Food Engineering, 136: 28-33.
Wang Y.,Zhang L.,Gao M.,Tang J.,Wang S.*,2014. Pilot-scale radio frequency drying of Macadamia nuts-heating and drying uniformity. Drying Technology,32(9): 1052-1059.
Zhu X.,Guo W., Wang S., 2014. Dielectric properties of ground hazelnuts at different frequencies, temperatures and moisture contents. Transactions of the ASABE,57(1): 161-168.
Zhu H., Huang Z., Wang S.*,2014.Experimental and simulated top electrode voltage in free-running oscillator radio frequency systems. Journal of ElectromagneticWaves and Applications, 28(5): 606-617.
Huang Z., Yan R., Li R., Zhu H., Ling B., Wang S.*, 2014. Finite element analysis on fruit temperature fields in postharvest disinfestations with hot air and water treatments. Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 30(2): 252-259.
Wang Y.,Zhang L.,Gao M.,Tang J.,Powers J.R., Johnson J.A.Wang S.*, 2014. Developing hot air assisted radio frequency drying process of in-shell Macadamia nuts. Food and Bioprocess Technology,7(1): 278-288.
Wang Y.,Zhang L.,Gao M.,Tang J.,Wang S.*,2013. Temperature- and moisture-dependent dielectric properties of macadamia nut kernels.Food and Bioprocess Technology,6(8): 2165-2176.
Wang S.*, Tang J., Johnson J.A., Cavalieri R.P., 2013.Heating uniformity and differential heating of insects in almonds associated with radio frequency energy. Journal of Stored Products Research, 55, 15-20.
Yan R., Huang Z., Li R., Zhu H., Ling B., Wang S.*, 2013. Temperature measurement and analysis of postharvest agricultural products associated with thermal disinfestations. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 6(2): 87-94.
Jiao S., Johnson J.A., Tang J., Mattinson D.S.,Fellman J.K., Davenport T.L.,Wang S.*, 2013.Tolerance of codling moth and apple quality associated with low pressure/low temperature treatments.Postharvest Biology and Technology, 85: 136-140.
Villa-Rojas R., Tang J., Wang S.*, Gao M., Kang D-H., Mah J-H., Gray P., Sosa-Morales M.E.,Lopez-Malo A., 2013. Thermal inactivation of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 in almond kernels as influenced by water activity. Journal of Food Protection, 76(1): 26-32.
Pan L., Jiao S., Gautz L., Kang T., Wang S.*, 2012.Coffee bean heating uniformity and quality as influenced by radio frequency treatments for postharvest disinfestations.Transactions of the ASABE, 55(6): 2293-2300.
Gao M., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Wang S.*, 2012. Dielectric properties of ground almond shells in the development of radio frequency and microwave pasteurization. Journal of Food Engineering,112(4): 282-287.
Jiao S., Johnson J.A., Fellman J.K., Mattinson D.S., Tang J., Davenport T.L., Wang S.*, 2012. Evaluating the storage environment in hypobaric chambers used for disinfesting fresh fruits. Biosystems Engineering, 111(3): 271-279.
Jiao S., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Wang S.*, 2012.Industrial-scale radio frequency treatments for insect control in lentils. Journal of Stored Products Research, 48: 143-148.
Jiao S., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Tiwari G., Wang S.*, 2011. Determining radio frequency heating uniformity in mixed beans for disinfestations. Transactions of the ASABE, 54(5): 1847-1855.
Guo W., Wu X., Zhu X., Wang S.*, 2011. Temperature-dependent permittivities of chestnut and chestnut weevil from 10 to 4500 MHz. Biosystems Engineering, 110(3): 340-347.
Jiao S., Johnson J.A., Tang J., Tiwari G., Wang S.*, 2011. Dielectric properties of cowpea weevil, black eyed peas and mung beans with respect to the development of radio frequency heat treatments. Biosystems Engineering, 108(3): 280-291.
Gao M., Tang J., Villa-Rojas R., Wang Y., Wang S.*, 2011. Pasteurization process development for controlling Salmonella in in-shell almonds using radio frequency energy. Journal of Food Engineering, 104(2): 299-306.
Gao M., Tang J., Wang Y., Powers J., Wang S.*, 2010. Almond quality as influenced by radio frequency heat treatments for disinfestations. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 58(3): 234-240.
Guo W., Zhu X., Liu H., Yue R., Wang S.*, 2010. Effects of milk concentration and freshness on microwave dielectric properties. Journal of Food Engineering, 99(3): 344-350.
Wang S.*, Tiwari G., Jiao S., Johnson J.A., Tang J., 2010. Developing postharvest disinfestation treatments for legumes using radio frequency energy. Biosystems Engineering, 105(3): 341-349.
Wang S., Johnson J.A., Hansen J.D., Tang J., 2009. Determining thermotolerance of fifth-instar Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Amyelois transitella (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) by three different methods. Journal of Stored Products Research, 45(3): 184-189.
Wang S.*, Luechapattanaporn K., Tang J., 2008. Experimental methods for evaluating heating uniformity in radio frequency systems. Biosystems Engineering, 100(1): 58-65.
Wang S., Yue J., Chen B., Tang J., 2008. Treatment design of radio frequency heating based on insect control and product quality. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 49(3): 417-423.
Wang S., Monzon M., Johnson J.A., Mitcham E.J., Tang J., 2007. Industrial-scale radio frequency treatments for insect control in walnuts: II. Insect mortality and product quality.Postharvest Biology and Technology, 45(2): 247-253.
Wang S., Monzon M., Johnson J.A., Mitcham E.J., Tang J., 2007. Industrial-scale radio frequency treatments for insect control in walnuts: I. Heating uniformity and energy efficiency.Postharvest Biology and Technology, 45(2): 240-246.
Zhang M., Tang J., Mujumdar A.S., Wang S., 2006. Trends inmicrowave-related drying of fruits and vegetables. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 17: 527-534.
Wang S., Tang J., Sun T., Mitcham E.J., Koral T., Birla S.L.,2006. Considerations in design of commercial radio frequency treatments for postharvest pest control in inshell walnuts. Journal of Food Engineering, 77(2): 304-312.
Wang S., Birla S.L., Tang J., Hansen J.D., 2006. Postharvest treatment to control codling moth in fresh apples using water assisted radio frequency heating. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 40(1): 89-96.
Wang S., Monzon M., Gazit Y., Tang J., Mitcham E.J., Armstrong J.W., 2005. Temperature dependent dielectric properties of selected subtropical and tropical fruits and associated insect pests. Transactions of the ASAE, 48(5): 1873-1881.
Wang S., Johnson J.A., Tang J., Yin X., 2005. Heating condition effects on thermal resistance of fifth-instar navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).  Journal of Stored Products Research, 41(4): 469-478.
Wang S., Yue J., Tang J., Chen B., 2005. Mathematical modeling of heating uniformity of in-shell walnuts in radio frequency units with intermittent stirrings. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 35(1): 97-107.
Wang S.*, Tang J., 2004. Radio frequency heating: a potential method of postharvest pest control in nuts and dry products. Journal of Zhejiang University Science, 5(10): 1169-1174.
Wang S.*, Deltour J., 2004. Leaf temperature modeling of greenhouse grown tomato. International Agricultural Engineering Journal, 13(1-2): 64-70.
Wang S., Yin X., Tang J., Hansen J., 2004. Thermal resistance of different life stages of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Stored Products Research, 40(5): 565-574.
Wang S., Tang J., Cavalieri R.P., Davis D., 2003. Differential heating of insects in dried nuts and fruits associated with radio frequency and microwave treatments. Transactions of the ASAE, 46(4): 1175-1182.(ASAE Superior Paper Award)
Wang S., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Mitcham E., Hansen J.D., Hallman G., Drake S.R., Wang Y., 2003. Dielectric properties of fruits and insect pests as related to radio frequency and microwave treatments. Biosystems Engineering, 85(2): 201-212.
Wang S., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Mitcham E., Hansen J.D., Cavalieri R, Bower J., Biasi B., 2002. Process protocols based on radio frequency energy to control field and storage pests in in-shell walnuts. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 26(3): 265-273.
Wang S., Ikediala J.N., Tang J., Hansen J., 2002.Thermal death kinetics and heating rate effects for fifth-instar codling moths(Cydia pomonella (L.)). Journal of Stored Products Research, 38(5): 441-453.
Wang S., Tang J., Johnson J.A., Hansen J., 2002.Thermal death kinetics of fifth-instar navel orangeworms (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of Stored Products Research, 38(5): 427-440.
Wang S.*, Tang J., 2001. Radio frequency and microwave alternative treatments for nut insect control: a review. International Agricultural Engineering Journal, 10(3&4): 105-120.
Wang S., Tang J., Cavalieri R., 2001.Modeling fruit internal heating rates for hot air and hot water treatments. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 22(3): 257-270.
Wang S., Ikediala J.N., Tang J., Hansen J., Mitcham E., Mao R., Swanson B., 2001.Radio frequency treatments to control codling moth in in-shell walnuts. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 22(1): 29-38.
Wang S.*, Boulard T., 2000.Predicting the microclimate in a naturally-ventilated plastic-house under Mediterranean climate. Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 75: 27-38.
Wang S.*, Deltour J., 1999. Airflow patterns and associated ventilation function in large scale multi-span greenhouses. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 42(5): 1409-1414.
Wang S.*, Boulard T., Haxaire R., 1999. Air speed profiles in a naturally-ventilated greenhouse with a tomato crop. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 96(4): 181-188.
Wang S.*, Deltour J., 1999. Lee-side ventilation induced air movement in a large scale multi-span greenhouse. Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 74(1): 103-110.
Wang S.*, Yernaux M., Deltour J., 1999. A networked two-dimensional sonic anemometer system for measurement of air velocity in greenhouses. Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, 73(2): 189-197.