Built Environment

                               - Design & Control

Assistant Professor
Division of Sustainable Buildings
Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

B.Sc. in Constructional Environment and Equipment
Engineering,Tianjin University, 2009
M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2014
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2017
Contact Information
Address: Brinellvägen 23, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Email: wei.liu@byv.kth.se
Phone: +46 8-790 86 71
Principal Investigator
Wei Liu


Dr. Wei Liu is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Sustainable Buildings, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Dr. Liu earned his B.Sc. in 2009 from Tianjin University, China and M.S.E. in 2014 and Ph.D. in 2017 from Purdue University, USA. He was a faculty member (Assistant Professor) at ZJU-UIUC Institute, Zhejiang University. Dr. Liu's current research topics include Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Air Distribution, Inverse Design and Control of indoor environments, and Data-Driven/AI-based Smart Buildings. He has published 45 journal papers and 29 conference papers. Dr. Liu is an Outstanding Winner and recipient of INFORMS Award from Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2019. He is also a recipient of Best Paper Award from ROOMVENT 2018, Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship from Purdue University in 2016, First Prize of the RP-1493 - Shootout Contest from ASHRAE in 2012, and Grant-in-Aid Award from ASHRAE in 2011.

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=aSgEUQ0AAAAJ&hl=en


June 9, 2021: Dr. Wei Liu received a grant from C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (PI), "AI-Based Prediction of Urban Climate and Its Impact on Built Environments", SEK 1,418,272, 07/2021 - 06/2022.

Arpril 21, 2021: Giovanni Calzolari was awarded the PhD scholoarship from the Lars Erik Lundberg Scholarship Foundation.

January 15, 2021: Dr. Wei Liu received a grant from STINT (Stiftelsen för internationalisering av högre utbildning och forskning) (PI), "Covid-19 laden bioaerosol generation, transport, and its removal in public washroom", SEK 526,800, 01/2021 - 12/2023.

December 20, 2019: Dr. Wei Liu received a grant from Energimyndigheten (Swedish Energy Agency) (Co-PI), "Improved assessment of wind-induced air infiltration in historic buildings (Förbättrad bedömning av vindpåverkad luftinfiltration i historiska byggnader)", SEK 2,789,000, 01/2020 - 12/2023.

July 09, 2019: Dr. Wei Liu received a grant from Zhejiang University - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute Research Program (Co-PI, Professor Vishal Verma from UIUC as PI), "Toxicity Burden associated with Fine Ambient Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Human Respiratory System", $75,000, 07/2019-07/2020.