Built Environment Research

& Laboratory

Wei Liu (刘炜)

Assistant Professor
ZJUI-UIUC Institute, International Campus
Zhejiang University

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
Room 312, ZJUI Building
International Campus,
Zhejiang University, Haining, China
Tel: (0571)87572556
Email: weiliu@intl.zju.edu.cn
Principle Investigator


Dr. Wei Liu joined the ZJU-UIUC institute as an Assistant Professor on October 1, 2017. He has conducted research on simulation and measurement of airflow and contaminant dispersion in enclosed spaces, such as buildings and airplanes. His Ph.D. thesis topic was inverse design of air distributions in enclosed environments. Wei has published 34 journal papers. He was a recipient of an ASHRAE Grant-in-Aid Award, won the first prize in an ASHRAE computational-fluid-dynamics shootout contest, and was a Bilsland Dissertation Fellow at Purdue University.

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


Graduate Students


Jiahui Yuan (袁家辉)

PhD Candidate, Structural Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2018-present

Bachelor, Civil Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2014-2018

Co-supervised with Dr. Shuifu Chen.

Research topic: Dynamic response to outdoor wind and shape optimization of high-rise buildings

Email: 981238927@qq.com


Yishu Li (李逸姝)

Master Candidate, Marine Geology, Zhejiang University, 2017-present

Bachelor, Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2013-2017

Co-supervised with Dr. Xiangguo Xu and Dr. Xiaosheng Ji.

Research topic: Real time control strategy for indoor environment of marine equipment based on FFD (Fast Fluid Dynamics)

Email: 21734044@zju.edu.cn


Undergraduate Students

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Jax (Jintao) Sun (孙锦涛)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

ZJU-UIUC Institute

International Campus, Zhejiang University

2016 - present

Email: jintaosun@intl.zju.edu.cn