Staff Profile:Dr Zhiwen (Vincent) Luo

Name:
Dr Zhiwen Luo
Job Title:
Lecturer in Sustainable Technologies
Responsibilities:
  • School Director of Academic Tutoring
  • International Lead/Erasmus Co-ordinator
  • Module convenor: Building Environmental Systems CE2BES (UG), Urban Microclimates CEM223 and Green Building Assessment CEM229 (PG)

External Responsibilities:

Member of Associate Review College of EPSRC
Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Member of International Society of Exposure Science (ISES)
Member of ISIAQ (International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate)
Member of IAUC (International Association for Urban Climate)
Guest Editor for Environmental International
Guest Editor of International Journal of Ventilation

Reviewer for:
AHRC/EPSRC/MRC Grant review; Indoor Air; Building and Environment; Energy and Buildings; Renewable Energy; Journal of Industrial Wind Aerodynamics Engineering; Building Research Information; Indoor and Built Environment; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer; Journal of Building Engineering, Journal of Heritage buildings Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics; Atmospheric Environment; Science of Total Environment; Chemosphere; Urban Climate.

Qualifications:
BSc HIT
PhD UHK

Areas of Interest:

Dr Luo's research expertise covers building-and-urban scale environmental design to achieve sustainable, resilient and healthy buildings and cities, in particular:

  • Smart Buildings (climate-responsive architectural design, weather-forecast based building energy simulation)
  • Healthy building (Indoor air quality, inflectional disease control and ventilation)
  • Urban microclimate (urban heat island, urban air pollution and urban ventilation)

Research groups / Centres:

Innovative and Sustainable Technologies
Building and Urban Sustainability

Research projects:

2019-20: Personal air pollution exposure inequality in Rural China (PI. GCRF-Reading)

2018-2020: Climate service for resilience to overheating risk in Colombo, Sri Lanka: a multi-scale mapping approach (COSMA) (PI, NERC, NE/S005889/1)

2018-2019: A tale of two cities: urban design and air pollution (PI, UoR internal)

2016-2017: EPSRC-GCRF: Health benefit and economic cost of prioritzing intervention strategies to reduce indoor exposure to outdoor PM2.5 pollutions in Beijing, China (PI, EP/P511018/1)

2014-2016: Climate-Kic Smart, Sustainable Districts: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Co-I, Climate Kic)

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Zhiwen Vincent Luo 2018 staff photo

Contact Details

Email:
z.luo@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 5219
Building:
144 Chancellor's Building

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