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Dr Chuang Wen

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Building location

Chancellor's building

Areas of interest

Smart Cities

Built Environment

Low-carbon energy systems

Sustainable mobility

Intelligent computing

Postgraduate supervision

Chenjue Wang: Data-driven heat pumps

Sreeja Roy: Exploring user behaviour and preferences for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles for sustainable mobility

Xiaoxi Guo: Designing a net-zero energy building with solar PVs: A feasibility study

Lei Hong: Optimising indoor air quality in naturally ventilated rooms using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

Ahmad Marwan Abdullah Faouri: Life cycle assessment of solar panel recycling technologies for sustainability




CEITHT: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

CE1DPR: Design Project 1: Healthy Buildings

CE2DPR: Design Project 2: Sustainable Buildings

Research projects

MicroPHE: Flow boiling of zeotropic mixtures in plate heat exchanger with microstructure-enhanced surfaces, PI


Dr Chuang Wen is an Associate Professor at the University of Reading, renowned for his expertise in addressing climate challenges through innovative solutions in low-carbon energy systems and the built environment. His research interests include Clean Energies, Smart Cities, Built Environment, Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility, and more. Through his work, he strives to create a positive impact by fostering cleaner and more efficient energy practices, developing intelligent urban spaces, and promoting sustainable transportation solutions.

As an accomplished academic, Dr Wen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role at the University of Reading. His dedication to exploring cutting-edge advancements in sustainable technologies and his commitment to education and research make him a valuable asset to both his students and the academic community. Dr Wen's passion for tackling climate challenges and his expertise in low-carbon energy systems and the built environment positions him at the forefront of the drive towards a greener and more sustainable future.

Academic qualifications

PhD, 2014, Joint PhD degree from China University of Petroleum and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia)

BEng, 2007, China University of Petroleum

Professional bodies/affiliations

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


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