University of Hertfordshire

Associate Professor Hongwei Wu CEng, MIMechE, PGCert, FEI, FHEA

Hongwei Wu

Associate Professor Hongwei Wu CEng, MIMechE, PGCert, FEI, FHEA

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University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Dr Hongwei Wu is an Associate Professor in the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science, and Leader of the Research Group in Monitoring Climate and its Impact (MCI) – C3R at University of Hertfordshire (UH). He is Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI), a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Member of IMechE, Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is a visiting professor at East Kazakhstan State Technical University (EKSTU), Kazakhstan. He received his PhD degree (Joint PhD Programme with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) in Thermofluids from Beihang University in 2004. He has an academic/research profile previously developed at Northumbria University, University of the West of Scotland, Birmingham University and Brunel University London in UK, as well as at University of British Columbia & University of Alberta in Canada.


Hongwei's research mainly focuses on Advanced Cooling Technology, Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies, Renewable Energy and Energy System, Battery Thermal Management System (BTMS), Two Phase and Multiphase Flow, Fluid-Solid Conjugate Heat Transfer, Modelling/Simulation methods (CFD)-DNS, LES, MDS, Optimisation and Process Control, AI-Machine Learning (ML)-Deep Neural Networks (DNNs). He has published more than 150 papers with over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications including top journals such as Applied Energy, Applied Thermal Engineering, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal of Power Sources, etc. He has been a regular reviewer of many leading journals and serves as Editor/Editorial Board Members of many International Journals. He also serves as general Chair/co-Chair and session Chairs/co-Chairs, OCM and TPC members at many International Conferences. He is an EPSRC Peer Review Full College Member and regular reviewer for EPSRC, and Newton Fund proposals, etc., he is also an EPSRC New Horizons Outline and Full Proposal Panel Member for Materials and Mechanical Engineering.

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