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Dr Lu Xing

Assistant 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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  • 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
  • Techno-economic-environmental assessment and performance comparison of a building distributed multi-energy system under various operation strategies, Ge, Y., Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Yang, Q., Xing, L., Ba, S. 1 Jan 2023, In: Renewable Energy
  • An experimental study of the behavior of a model variable refrigerant flow system with common faults, Zhou, Z., Chen, H., Xing, L., Li, G., Gou, W. 5 Feb 2022, In: Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Assessment of concentrated solar power generation potential in China based on Geographic Information System (GIS), Chen, F., Yang, Q., Zheng, N., Wang, Y., Huang, J., Xing, L., Li, J., Feng, S., Chen, G., Kleissl, J. 1 Jun 2022, In: Applied Energy
  • Integrated generative networks embedded with ensemble classifiers for fault detection and diagnosis under small and imbalanced data of building air condition system, Zhang, J., Li, Z., Chen, H., Cheng, H., Xing, L., Wang, Y., Zhang, L. 1 Aug 2022, In: Energy and Buildings
  • Load changing characteristics of the hydrogen‐air and hydrogen‐oxygen proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Huang, Z., Xing, L., Tu, Z. 1 Feb 2022, In: International Journal of Energy Research
  • Modeling and dynamic characteristic simulation of air-cooled proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack for unmanned aerial vehicle, Gong, C., Xing, L., Liang, C., Tu, Z. 1 Apr 2022, In: Renewable Energy
  • Modeling and optimization of combined cooling, heating and power systems with integrated biogas upgrading, Castley, J., Azimov, U., Combrinck, M., Xing, L. 25 Jun 2022, In: Applied Thermal Engineering
  • Modeling and thermal management of proton exchange membrane fuel cell for fuel cell/battery hybrid automotive vehicle, Xing, L., Xiang, W., Zhu, R., Tu, Z. 8 Jan 2022, In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • Performance improvement in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell with an innovative flow field design, Huang, Z., Xing, L., Tu, Z. 1 Apr 2022, In: International Journal of Energy Research

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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