Maha Fluid Power Research Center

Lizhi Shang

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Agricultural & Biological Engineering

+1 765-496-3174

Dr. Shang's research interests focus on designing and modeling hydrostatic pumps and motors, hydrodynamic pumps and turbines, fluid power systems, and advanced computational and experimental tribological analysis. His research aims

  • to improve energy efficiency, reliability, and controllability of fluid power systems by conducting interdisciplinary research on both component and system level
  • to explore and expand fluid power's use and fluid power technology in new applications
Dr. Shang joined Maha fluid power research center in 2020 as an assistant professor. He graduated as a Ph.D. student in 2018. His Ph.D. advisor is the late professor Dr. Monika Ivantysynova.

Dr. Shang's research group is currently looking for talented graduate research assistants. Please contact Dr. Shang for details (email with CV preferred).


  • Best Paper Award, 2018 Global Fluid Power Society, 11th International Fluid Power Conference in Aachen, Germany, March 2018.

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Maha Fluid Power Research Center
1500 Kepner Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 USA
Phone: +1 (765) 496-6242