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Alfred University professor Xingwu Wang earns lifetime honor from Marquis Who’s Who

Alfred University | 7/10/19

Xingwu Wang
Xingwu Wang

Xingwu Wang, professor of electrical engineering and renewable energy engineering at Alfred University, has been named a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who, a foremost source of biographical data for leaders in a variety of fields, including research and education.


ALFRED, NY – Xingwu Wang, professor of electrical engineering and renewable energy engineering at Alfred University, has been named a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who, a foremost source of biographical data for leaders in a variety of fields, including research and education.

According to Marquis Who’s Who, the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award “recognizes individuals that have achieved greatness in their industry. These individuals have excelled in their field for at least 20 years.” Wang is being honored for his “many years in his professional network” and for his “achievements, leadership qualities and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.”

Wang has long been listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and is endorsed by the publication as a leader in the field of physics. He earned a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Harbin Engineering University (China) in 1987 and an M.S. degree in physics from Hangzhou University (China) in 1981. He came to the United States in 1982 to continue his studies, earning a doctorate degree in physics from the University at Buffalo in 1987.

He was appointed assistant professor of electrical engineering at Alfred University in 1988 and in 1993 became associate professor. He was named a professor of electrical engineering in 1997.

An established authority in his field, Wang has written more than 100 papers for several publications and journals, including Physical Review Journal and Applied Physics Letter. He was co-author of a paper published in the American Ceramic Society Bulletin in 2018 titled “To Infinity and Beyond: Outer Space Applications of 3-D Printed Ceramics via Ink Jet Methods.”

Wang is an active member of the American Physical Society. An expert on clean energy, he participated in a panel discussion at the 2018 Congressional Clean Energy Expo and Policy Forum titled “Where is Technology Headed,” at which time he spoke on the importance of education and the need for new technology-savvy power engineers.