Biography

Dr Hongwei Wu is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of Hertfordshire. He is a Chartered Engineering (CEng), Member of IMechE and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Dr Wu obtained his PhD in 2004 at the Beihang University where he conducted research on thermofluids. He has an academic/research profile previously developed at Northumbria University, University of the West of Scotland, Birmingham University and Brunel University London in the UK and at the University of British Columbia & University of Alberta in Canada. His research has focused on energy system and energy recovery, two phase and multiphase flow, nanotechnology and nonofluid, thermodynamic analysis, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, advanced cooling technology, computational fluid dynamics (CFD). He has been involved in many research projects such as Royal Society (RG130646), Royal Academy of Engineering (DVF1718\8\26), Innovate UK (104050) as PI and CoI as well as previously as a main investigator on EPSRC (EP/G059799/1), European Commission (FP7-KBBE-2011-5), etc. He has published over 120 papers with 80 in peer-reviewed journals. He serves as an Editor/Editorial Board Member of several International Journals. He also serves as general Chair and session Chairs/co-Chairs, TPC members at a number of International Conferences. He is currently an EPSRC Peer Review College Member and a regular reviewer of EPSRC proposals. He is also a reviewer for Royal Society, British Council Newton Fund/Science Research Programme grant.