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Shilei Lu

1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2002
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2117C
(510) 486-2160

Shilei Lu, an associate Professor of HVAC from School of Environment Science and Engineering, Tianjin University. He was awarded by CSC as a visiting scholar to join the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Oct. 2012. Dr. Lu got his PH.D in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning at Tianjin University in 2007. Dr. Lu has many year experiences studying in the fields including building energy efficiency, phase change material application and human heat strain.

Dr.Lu was awarded New Century Excellent Talents by Ministry of Education of China, and Nature Science Award of Liaoning Province. Now, he is the member of China Green Building Council, the member of expert bases of National Energy Efficiency Center, the member of editor board of the journal of "The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal" and the member of Tianjin Building Energy Efficiency Trade Council. Also, he got many research projects sponsored by NSFC, MOST and Energy Foundation, etc. He has published many papers in the international journals including Energy and Buildings, Building and Environment, Energy Policy, etc.

PUBLICATIONS (as the first author or corresponding author)

  1. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu, Guohui Feng. "Impact of phase change wall room on indoor thermal environment in winter", Energy and Buildings, 2006(38): 18-24.
  2. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu, Guohui Feng. "Eutectic Mixtures of Capric Acid and Lauric Acid Applied in Wallboards for Heat Energy Storage", Energy and Buildings, 2006(38): 708-711.
  3. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu. "Experimental Research on Physiological Index at the Heat Tolerance Limits in China". Building and Environment. 2007,12(42):4016-4021
  4. Shilei Lu, Guohui Feng, Neng Zhu, Experimental Study and Evaluation of Latent Heat Storage in phase change material wallboard, Energy and Buildings. 2007 (39):1088-1091
  5. Shilei Lu, Yong Wu. "Target-oriented Obstacle Analysis by PESTEL Modeling of Energy Efficiency Retrofit for Existing Residential Buildings in China's Northern Heating Region", Energy Policy, 2009,37(6):2098-2101.
  6. Shilei Lu, Yong Wu. "Pattern Analysis and Suggestion of Energy Efficiency Retrofit for Existing Residential Buildings in China's Northern Heating Region", Energy Policy, 2009,37(6):2102-2105.
  7. Yajuan Xin, Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu, Wei Wu." Energy consumption quota of four and five star luxury hotel buildings in Hainan province, China", Energy and Buildings, 2012(45): 250-256.
  8. Xiangfei Kong, Shilei Lu, Yong Wu. "A review of building energy efficiency in China during "Eleventh Five-Year Plan" period", Energy Policy, 2012(41): 624-635.
  9. Xiangfei Kong, Shilei Lu, Ping Gao, Neng Zhu, Wei Wu, Xuming Cao ."Research on the energy performance and indoor environment quality of typical public buildings in the tropical areas of China", Energy and Buildings, 2012(48): 155-167.
  10. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu. "Correction of Classified Standard of Working in Hot Environment". Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate.
  11. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu. "Physiological Index Study at the Heat Tolerance Limits in China". Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate.
  12. Shilei Lu,Neng Zhu."Research on Evaluation Method of Heat Stress in China". Proceedings of COBEE2008.
  13. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu. "Evaluation on Heat Tolerance by Physiological Heat Stress Index". Proceedings of ISHVAC 2007.
  14. Jing Zhao, Shilei Lu*, Neng Zhu. "Research on Productivity Model in Hot and Humid Environment Based on Heat Tolerance Time Analysis". Proceedings of COBEE2008.
  15. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu."Research of Heat Strain and Acceptable Exposure Duration on Extreme Thermal Working Environments", Proceedings of the 8th. International Symposium on Building and Urban Environmental Engineering.
  16. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu, Guohui Feng. "Experimental study of phase change wall room in winter in China". Proceedings of the 2005 world sustainable building conference in Tokyo.
  17. Guohui Feng, Shilei Lu*. "Storage and Exchange Thermal Characteristic Analysis of Phase Change Wallboard Room with Different Condition".Proceedings of COBEE2008.
  18. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu, Guohui Feng. Research on Feasibility of the Application of Fatty Acids in Energy-saving Buildings. Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science). 2006(1). In Chinese.
  19. Shilei Lu. Analysis of the Thermal Characteristic of PCM Wallboard Including Fatty Acid. Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science). 2005(5). In Chinese.
  20. Shilei Lu. Experimental Research of the Impact of the Phase Change Wall room on Indoor Thermal Environment in Winter. Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science). 2005(6). In Chinese.
  21. Shilei Lu. Application of Phase Change Wallboards in Energy Conservation Building. Renewable Energy. 2005(6). In Chinese.
  22. Shilei Lu. Research on heat characteristic experiment and parameter distinguishing method of compound phase change and energy storage wallboard. Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science). 2004(3). In Chinese.
  23. Shilei Lu. Analysis of phase change wallboard applied in the cold area in the north and incorporated by stearic acid by DSC, Energy Conservation ,2004(3). In Chinese.
  24. Shilei Lu. Review and prospect of research on latent thermal energy storage in HVAC, Energy Conservation ,2004(4). In Chinese.
  25. Shilei Lu. Experimental test of thermal character in phase change wallboards room. Building Science, 2004. In Chinese.
  26. Shilei Lu. Experiment on human heat comfort zone. Journal of HVAC.2004,34(12):19-23, In Chinese.
  27. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu. Heat Stress Index and Evaluation for Extreme Heat Environment. Refrigeration transaction. 2006,27(4):45-50. In Chinese.
  28. Shilei Lu, Neng Zhu."Research on Feasibility of the Application of PHSI Index in Heat Environment Evaluation, Journal of Shenyang Jianzhu University (Natural Science). 2007(3). In Chinese.