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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute


DEI Fellow Dr Yiji Lu Appointed Associate Editor at Energy Reports

(13 October 2020)

We are delighted to announce that Dr Yiji Lu, DEI Fellow, has been promoted as an Associate Editor at the prestigious Energy Reports Journal.

Energy Reports is an Elsevier, online multidisciplinary fully open access journal, covering any aspect of energy research, either from a technical engineering viewpoint or from a social research aspect, and all subject areas will be considered (e.g. renewables, fossil, nuclear).

The highly regarded journal is indexed in SCI, EI, Scopus and has a Journal Impact Factor 3.595.

Dr Lu said: “My vision is to develop Energy Reports as a highly prestigious Energy journal with my expertise in Energy Conversion, Energy Storage, Carbon Neutral Energy Systems, Cleaner/Alternative fuels, Sustainability.“

Yiji is a Fellow in the Durham Energy Institute and an Assistant Professor of Energy Systems in Durham University’s Department of Engineering. His research focuses on Renewable and Clean Energy Conversion, Energy Storage and Cleaner/Alternative Fuels to tackle the Climate Change challenges. This includes a focus on capturing waste heat and using heat in multivector energy systems.

Dr Lu is the Principal Investigator for a Royal Academy of Engineering Transforming Systems through Partnerships Scheme project which aims to study clean energy technologies in transport sector jointly with the industry partner – Cummins. He is a co-investigator of the Centre for Energy Systems Integration (CESI) where he is particularly focused on the technological development of the Integrated Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Energy Systems.

Previously at Sir Joseph SWAN Centre for Energy Research, Yiji was a key member and driving force of various projects including a Study of carbon-based Nanomaterial to enhance heat transfer and efficiency in Chemisorption Cogeneration system (EPSRC), Thermal Energy Management of Industrial Processes (EPSRC), 5th Generation Intelligent Hybrid District Heat Networks (EU-H2020), and Development of a hybrid thermal-to-power energy system from Royal Society (Royal Society).

Follow Dr Yiji Lu on Twitter @Energy_Yiji

Find out more about Dr Yiji Lu’s research interests and publications.