Research Staff


Zhiming Gao
R&D Staff Member
(T) 865-946-1339
(F) 865-946-1354

Professional Highlights


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama, 2001
M.S., Engineering Thermophysics, Tianjin University, 1995
B.S., Engineering Thermophysics, Tianjin University, 1992

Zhiming Gao joined the research and development staff of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2007. He has been involved in a variety of research areas, including HVAC&R, fuel cell, vehicle powertrain, engine combustion, and emissions control. Currently, Zhiming Gao is involved in modeling hybrid powertrain, engine combustion, and aftertreatment device. He is an active member of ASME and SAE.


Technical Highlights October 2015Oct 2015 highlights

Journal Paper to Report the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNLs) Recent Discovery of Incompatibility between Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) and Zinc Dithiophosphate (ZDDP)...