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Dr Lu Xing

Associate Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

I completed my master and Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering at the Oklahoma State University, the United States between 2008 and 2014. During these 6 years, I worked as a research assistant and participated in projects related to renewable energy systems and were funded by the United States Department of Energy. From 2014 to 2015, I joined ACCENTURE as software engineering at Tampa Florida, performed detailed building energy analyses and delivered energy-saving strategies. Since 2015, I was employed as an assistant professor in the Institute of Energy and Power Engineering and in China-EU Institute for Clean and Renewable Energy at the top 10 university in China - Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). Being an assistant professor in the energy department in HUST, I had been the principal investigator for several scientific or engineering projects. In 2020, I joined the academic team of the Faculty of Engineering & Environment at Northumbria University to continue research work on hydrogen and fuel cell technology, renewable energy system.

Lu Xing

My specialty is investigating the simultaneous interaction of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics physical processes for hydrogen and fuel cell technology, renewable energy systems. My research motivation is the deepen understand of such physical processes through the development of model methodology and applications of innovative solutions methods to optimize the utilization of clean renewable energy.

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  • Configuration method for medium-deep ground source heat pump system considering renewable energy consumption and smart grid interaction, Li, J., Lu, F., Xu, W., Li, J., Sun, Z., Qiao, B., Sun, Z., Zheng, F., Xiang, Z., Zhang, G., Xing, L., Wang, L. 21 Jun 2024, In: Energy and Buildings
  • Influence of cathode air supply mode on the performance of an open cathode air-cooled proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack, Chen, J., Sun, L., Zhu, W., Pei, H., Xing, L., Tu, Z. 15 Apr 2024, In: Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Life cycle techno-economic-environmental optimization for capacity design and operation strategy of grid-connected building distributed multi-energy system, Han, H., Ge, Y., Wang, Q., Yang, Q., Xing, L., Ba, S., Chen, G., Tian, T., Chen, X., Jian, P. 4 Jun 2024, In: Renewable Energy
  • A novel building heat pump system semi-supervised fault detection and diagnosis method under small and imbalanced data, Zhang, J., Xu, Y., Chen, H., Xing, L. 1 Aug 2023, In: Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • A novel deep learning carbon price short-term prediction model with dual-stage attention mechanism, Wang, Y., Qin, L., Wang, Q., Chen, Y., Yang, Q., Xing, L., Ba, S. 1 Oct 2023, In: Applied Energy
  • Ensemble learning-based approach for residential building heating energy prediction and optimization, Zhang, J., Huang, Y., Cheng, H., Chen, H., Xing, L., He, Y. 15 May 2023, In: Journal of Building Engineering
  • Experimental research on the performance and parameters sensitivity analysis of variable refrigerant flow system with common faults imposed in heating mode, Gou, W., Ren, Z., Chen, H., Xing, L., Zhou, Z., Xia, X., Shi, J. 1 Jan 2023, In: Energy and Buildings
  • Investigation of non-uniform temperature distribution in air-cooled proton exchange membrane fuel cells with multizone temperature measurement, Yu, W., Sun, L., Zhu, W., Li, Y., Pei, H., Xing, L. 29 Dec 2023, In: International Journal of Green Energy
  • Investigation of the current density's non-uniform distribution in dead-end PEMFC with multi-zone measurement methods, Liu, Z., Sun, L., Zhu, W., Li, Y., Pei, H., Xing, L. 2023, In: Energy Conversion and Management: X
  • Optimal allocation method of multi-energy system based on hybrid optimization algorithm, Li, J., Xu, W., Feng, X., Qiao, B., Xing, L., Liu, C., Xue, H. 1 Sep 2023, In: Energy Reports

Joseph Thomas Start Date: 01/10/2022

Joseph Thomas Novel modular and eco-designed PEM electrolyser integrated with solar energy for green hydrogen production Start Date: 01/10/2022

  • Mechanical Engineering PhD October 18 2014
  • Mechanical Engineering MSc December 08 2010
  • English BA July 06 2008
  • EnvironmentalEngineering BSc June 20 2008


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