Ruzhu Wang

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Academic Position Ruzhu Wang has been a full Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) since 1994. He was elected as CheungKong Chaired Professor in 2000 by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of China. He teaches Renewable Energy, Advanced Refrigeration and HVAC systems.
He is director of Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics, director of Engineering Research Center for Solar Energy, MOE China. Currently he is the vice president of Chinese Association of Refrigeration, the vice chairman of Chinese Society of Heat Transfer. Prof. Wang was elected as one of the top one hundred outstanding professors in China Universities by MOE China in 2007. He was awarded as model teacher of China in 2009.

Other information He graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1984 and 1987 for his bachelor and master degrees, he got PhD from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1990 in the field of Refrigeration and Cryogenics (he was a sandwich PhD student between SJTU and Free University Berlin during April 1988 to March 1990), he was promoted as associate professor in Dec. 1992, and professor in Dec. 1994. He had been appointed as the director of Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 1993.
In the last ten years, he was invited to give plenary or keynote lectures in international conferences for more than 15 times. He has served as a chairman for several international conferences, such as International Sorption Heat Pump Conf (ISHPC’2002), International Conference on Cryogenics and Refrigeration (ICCR’2008), International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technology (SET2010).

Research focus  Prof. Wang has published about 300 journal papers, about 200 of them are in international journals. He has written 5 Books regarding Refrigeration Technologies.
He is active in international collaborations, his research partners covers well worldwide. He is the executive editor of Energy-the international journal, associate editors of Solar Energy, Heat Transfer Research and editorial member of other 5 international journals.
His major research areas are adsorption refrigeration, heat pumps, CCHPs and solar energy systems. Currently he had a deep involvement on green building energy systems.