Gang Wang is an associate professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. He graduated from Tsinghua University with his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D on ME and MSE. He had worked on heat treating modeling at WPI for three years as research scientist. His research interests and expertise are in phase transformation and mechanical behavior in thermal process, multi-physics based through-process modeling, and digital manufacturing. He has over 90 publications (32 SCI indexed), 1 book chapter (ASM Handbook), and 10 patents. He is member of CHTS, and editorial board of International Journal of Manufacturing Research. For the last 7 years, Dr. Wang has been leading fundamental research projects on laser cladding, heat treating and additive manufacturing, supported by NSFC, MOST, etc.