Meet the Team

Principal Investigator

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Mengying Li

Assistant Professor

Energy Meteorology, Solar Resourcing and Forecasting, Renewable Power Systems with Passive Cooling and Desalination, Thermal Storage

Collaborators

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Su Guo

Associate Professor

Multienergy complementation system, Solar thermal power system design and optimization, Load forcasting, Comprehensive energy system optimization

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Yinghao Chu

Associate Research Scientist

Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Network, Image classification and segmenation, Feature Engineering

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Yi Zhang

Assistant Professor

Photovoltaics solar cells, Solar energy materials and their characterizations, Semiconductor device physics, Electrical characterization

Team Member

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Peixin Dong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Heat and Mass transfer, CFD, CO2 capture, PV/CSP hybrid block transients

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Shanlin Chen

PhD Student

Renewable Energy Systems, Solar Resourcing and Forecasting, Life Cycle Analysis in Energy Systems, Machine Learning

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Xinrui Guo

Msc Student

Robotics and Controls, Solar Resourcing, Advanced Material and Structural Design, Metal Material

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Zhaojian Liang

PhD Student

Renewable Energy Systems, Thermal Energy Storage, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Openings

 
 
 
 
 

Ph.D. Student

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct 2020 – Present PolyU
Students who are motivated to pursue a Ph.D. degree with a background in thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer or related fields are welcome to contact Dr. Li. Preference will be given to those students who obtained or are expected to obtain an M.S. degree and have publications in English. Students applying from mainland China may also wish to consult the 1point3acres forum for information on the program.
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct 2020 – Present PolyU
Applicants who have a M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering or related fields are welcome to contact Dr. Li. Preference will be given to those who have publications in English and are familiar with numerical modeling in Python or Matlab.
 
 
 
 
 

Postdoc Researcher

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct 2020 – Present PolyU
Applicants who have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering or related fields are welcome to contact Dr. Li. Preference will be given to those who have excellent publication records in the close fields.
 
 
 
 
 

Visiting Scholars and More

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct 2020 – Present PolyU
Visiting scholars are welcome to contact Dr. Li to discuss collaborating projects. Highly motivated undergraduate students are welcome to participate in our research. Currently enrolled M.S. students are strongly encouraged to discuss potential research projects with Dr. Li.

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