Researcher ID: 55257183600 (Scopus)
Researcher ID: D-6919-2013 (Web of Science)
Prof. Lu joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as assistant professor in July 2006 and was promoted to Professor in July 2018. She has made a major and lasting impact on building science research and industry, focusing on renewable energy technologies in buildings, fluid mechanics and heat/mass transfer related to building engineering, and green building nanomaterial development. Prof. Lu has published over 140 SCI journal papers, resulting in an H-index of 31 in the Web of Science Core Collection and 10 highly cited papers by Web of Science (dated on June 2018). Her prolific research output has contributed significantly to PolyU’s leading ranking in built environment engineering research. Her research findings have been adopted by researchers in over 60 countries and by the local government in its policy guidelines for renewable energy.
Since joining PolyU in 2006, Prof. Lu has successfully secured over 30 research grants (with the total amount of HK$ 17 million) as a Principal Investigator, including over HK$12 million in competitive external research funds. She has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, such as The Faculty Awards for Excellent Performance/Achievement 2017/2018 (Research and Scholarly Activities), the 2017 Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards (HKGIA), the TechConnect 2017 Global Innovation Award (USA), a Special Merit Award (R. Alekseev Award) and a Gold Medal in 2017 from the 44th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the 2014 PolyU FCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Funding, Hong Kong Green Building Award 2014, a Silver Medal in 2012 from the 40th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the 2010 PolyU FCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Funding, etc
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSc, MSc, Ph.D., MCIBSE, MEI, CEng
· Renewable energy technologies in buildings
· Fluid mechanics and heat/mass transfer related to building science
· Green building nanomaterial development
Research and Academic Experiences
· 07/2018 – present, Professor, Department of Building Services Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
· 07/2012 – 06/2018, Associate Professor, Department of Building Services Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
· 07/2006 – 06/2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Building Services Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
· 06/2004 – 06/2006, Engineer/Professional Associate, Parsons Brinckerhoff (Asia) Ltd., Hong Kong
· BSE2216, Engineering Thermodynamics;
· BSE3224, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration;
· BSE4412, Renewable Energy;
· BSE4415, Building Energy Simulation;
· BSE6833, Solar energy technologies and applications in buildings
Main Academic Awards
The Faculty Awards for Excellent Performance/Achievement 2017/2018 (Research and Scholarly Activities)
“Most Favourite PolyU Research News of 2017”, The potential of solar photovoltaic energy in Hong Kong, 2nd Runner Up, 13 Feb 2018.
2017 Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards (HKGIA), Certificate of Merit (1st awardee)
PolyU FCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technology Transfer 2017. Development of highly dispersed screen-printable nanocomposite material for self-cleaning solar photovoltaic modules and curtain walls (2nd awardee) October 2017
Applied Energy Journal 2015 Highly Cited Research Paper Award, 2016
Special Merit Award (R. Alekseev Award) and Gold Medal, Highly dispersed nanocomposite for Self-Cleaning Photovoltaic Panels (2nd awardee), 44th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, April 2016
Hong Kong Green Building Award 2014 with a Merit Award in Building Products and Technologies Category for highly dispersed screen-printable nanocomposite paste for self-cleaning curtain walls (2nd awardee)
PolyU FCE Awards for Outstanding PhD Thesis 2013/14 as chief supervisor
PolyU FCE Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Funding
The second paper award by APEC Conference on low carbon town and physical energy storage 2013. Paper: thermal control by natural air convection in a double-sided PV facade cavity behind thin-film amorphous silicon solar cells (corresponding author)
HKIE Innovation Award for the engineering industry: Certificate of Merits (Technology Category), A novel inline hydropower system for power generation from water pipelines (2nd awardee)
Silver Medal, A novel inline hydropower system for power generation from water pipelines (2nd awardee), 40th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 18-22 April 2012
Solar Energy Top 1 Cited article published in the last five years (main contributor): A novel optimization sizing model for hybrid solar-wind power generation system. Solar Energy, 81(1), pp 76-84, 2007.
PolyU Faculty Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Funding
Project Advisor of Excellence Winning Team of Community Services Learning Awards 2007/08, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
PB’s Henry Michel Fellowship (Finalist), Parsons Brinckerhoff, USA
Recipient of PB Research & Innovation program grant, Parsons Brinckerhoff, USA
Young Scientist Award in Engineering Science (Finalist), Hong Kong Institution of Science, Hong Kong
Selected Competitive External Grants (HK$ 12 million as PI)
· 2018/20 RGC/GRF project (PolyU 152184/17E): Enhancing the heat and mass transfer of plate liquid desiccant dehumidifier with bilayer superhydrophilic coating considering the solid-liquid interaction effect (PI)
· 2017/19 ITC ITF - ITSP - TCFS (Gov No.: GHP/007/17GD): Development of a Hollow Fiber Membrane-based Seawater Desalination System Driven by a Hybrid of Solar Energy and Heat Pump (PI)
· 2016/18 RGC/GRF project (PolyU 152010/15E): Investigating the unsteady film pattern and turbulence for heat/mass transfer performance of falling film liquid desiccant air-conditioning system
· 2015/17 ITC ITF - UICP - MGJR (Gov No.: UIM/265): Development of novel high dispersed transparent heat insulation paints for glass (PI)
· 2014/16 RGC/GRF project (PolyU 5176/13E): Investigating the thermal and long-term thermo-mechanical performances of energy piles with cast-in U-tubes
· 2014/15 CUP Public Policy Research (PPR) (2013.A6.010.13A): Study on the development potential and energy incentives of rooftop solar photovoltaic applications in Hong Kong (PI)
· 2013/15 RGC/GRF project (PolyU 5183/12E): Investigating thermal performance of pile ground heat exchanger with spiral coils and its thermal effects on the pile foundation (PI)
· 2012/14 CII-HK/PolyU Innovation Fund: Development of heat exchanger foundation pile considering its thermo-mechanical behavior (PI)
· 2009/11 ECF (Environment and Conservation) Project 9/2008: Environmental payback time analysis of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) applications in Hong Kong
· 2009/12 HKSAR Government ITF, ITSP - Guangdong-Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (Research Platform) (ZP5N(GHP/040/08GD)): Investigation and development of large-scale (MW) grid connected thin film photovoltaic power stations integrated with buildings (PI)
· 2008/09 ECF (Environment and Conservation) project (K-ZK66): Investigation on the feasibility and enhancement methods of wind power utilization in high-rise buildings of Hong Kong (PI)
Selected Major Publications
Handbook chapters and books:
 Lin Lu, Chuanshuai Dong. Chapter 2.3, Asian legislation for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Life Cycle Approach. 2018. Publisher: Elsevier.
 Lin Lu. Chapter 30, Stand-alone wind power and hybrid solar-wind power, Volume 1 (Renewable Energy), Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. 2015 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
 Heng Zhao, Ping Cui, Lin Lu, Zhaohong Fang. Chapter 27, Numerical Analysis of the Thermomechanical Behavior of Energy Piles. Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies Vol II: Creating Sustainable Development. 1 January 2014, Pages 405-420. Publisher: Springer International Publishing.
 杨洪兴, 吕琳, 彭晋卿, 周伟,《太阳能与建筑一体化技术与应用Application of Solar Energy Technologies in Buildings》第二版, 中国建筑工业出版社. 2015 (in print). (In Chinese)
 杨洪兴, 吕琳, 马涛, “十二五”国家重点图书 - 新能源与建筑一体化技术丛书:《太阳能-风能互补发电技术及应用Application of Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Generation Technologies》, 中国建筑工业出版社. 2014.12. (In Chinese)
SCI Journal papers:
 Wen T., Lin Lu*, Hong Zhong. Investigation on the dehumidification performance of LiCl/H2O-MWNTs nanofluid in liquid desiccant cooling system. Building and environment. (in print)
 Wen T., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, Y.M. Luo. Investigation on the regeneration and corrosion characteristics of an anodized aluminum plate regenerator. Energies. (in print)
 Wen T., L. Lu*, Chuanshuai Dong. Enhancing the dehumidification performance of LiCl solution with surfactant PVP-K30. Energy and buildings.(in print)
 Wen T., L. Lu*, C.S. Dong, Y.M. Luo. Investigation on the regeneration performance of liquid desiccant by adding surfactant PVP-K30. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018(123): 445-454. (Aug 2018)
 Wang D.Q., L. Lu*, P. Cui. Simulation of thermo-mechanical performance of pile geothermal heat exchanger (PGHE) considering temperature-depend interface behavior. Applied Thermal Engineering 139(2018): 356-366. (Jul 2018)
 Wen T., L. Lu*, C.S. Dong, Y.M. Luo. Development and experimental study of a novel plate dehumidifier made of anodized aluminum. Energy 144(2018): 169-177. (Feb 2018)
 Sun. K., L. Lu*, Y. Jiang, Y.H. Wang, K. Zhou, Z. He. Integrated effects of PM2.5 deposition, module surface conditions and naocoatings on PV glass transmittance. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review 82(2018): 4107-4120. (Feb 2018)
 Jiang Y., L. Lu*, A. R. Ferro, G. Ahmadi. Analyzing the wind cleaning process on the accumulated dusts on solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using particle resuspension method. Solar Energy 159(2018): 1031-1036. (Jan 2018).
 Wen T., H.B. Zhan, D.L. Zhang, L. Lu*. Development of evaporation pressure-capacity control strategy for aircraft vapor cycle system. International Journal of Refrigeration 83(2017): 14-22. (Nov 2017)
 Dong C.S., L. Lu*, (T. Wen). Experimental study on dehumidification performance enhancement by TiO2 superhydrophilic coating for liquid desiccant plate dehumidifiers. Building and Environment 124(2017): 219-231, 2017. (Nov 2017)
 Zhang W.L., L. Lu*, (J.Q. Peng). Study of potential benefits of shading-type solar photovoltaic claddings in Hong Kong. Energy 137(2017): 1152-1158. (Oct 2017)
 Xu X.Y., W.L. Zhang, Y. Hu, Y.H. Wang, L. Lu*, S.J. Wang. Preparation and overall energy performance assessment of wide waveband two-component transparent NIR shielding coatings. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 168(2017): 119-129. (Aug 2017
 H.Q. Li, S.S. Kang, L. Lu*, L.F. Liu, X.F. Zhang, G.Q. Zhang. Multi-objective optimization study of a new CHP-HP integrated system by genetic algorithm. Energy Conversion and Management 146(2017): 217-227. (Aug 2017)
 Lu H., L. Lu*. Investigation of particle deposition efficiency enhancement in turbulent duct air flow by surface ribs with hybrid-size ribs. Indoor and Built Environment 26(5): 608-620, 2017. (Jun 2017)
 Dong CS, L. Lu*, R.H. Qi. Model development combining liquid film shrinkage shape for heat and mass transfer of internally cooled dehumidifier with different liquid contact angles. Building and Environment 114(2017): 11-22. (Mar 2017)
 Dong C.S., R.H. Qi, L. Lu*, Y.L Wang, L.S. Wang. Comparative performance study on liquid desiccant dehumidification with different packing types for built environment. Science and Technology for the Built Environment 23(1): 116-126, 2017. (Jan 2017)
 Zhang W.L., L. Lu*, J.Q. Peng. Energy performance and heat transfer characteristics of photovoltaic double skin facades (PV-DSFs): a review. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 1502-1515. (Jan 2017)
 Lu H., L. Lu*, Y. Jiang. Numerical study of monodispersed particle deposition rates in variable-section ducts with different expanding or contracting ratios. Applied Thermal Engineering 110(2017): 150-161. (Jan 2017).
 Jiang Y., L. Lu*, H. Lu. A novel model to estimate the cleaning frequency for dirty solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in desert environment. Solar Energy 140(2016): 236-240. (Dec 2016)
 Jiang Y., L. Lu*. Experimentally investigating the effect of temperature differences on the particle deposition process on solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. Journal of Sustainability 2016 8(11): 1091. (Oct 2016)
 Lu H., L. Lu*, Y. Wang. Numerical investigation of dust pollution on a solar photovoltaic (PV) system mounted on an isolated building. Applied Energy 180 (2016): 27-36. (Oct 2016)
 Zhang W.L., L. Lu*, J.Q. Peng, A.T. Song. Comparison of the overall energy performance of semi-transparent photovoltaic windows and common energy-efficient windows in Hong Kong. Energy and Buildings 128(2016): 511-518. (Sep 2016)
 Wang D.Q., L. Lu*, P. Cui. A new analytical solution for horizontal geothermal heat exchangers with vertical spiral coils. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 100(2016): 111-120. (Sep 2016)
 Ye C.W., L. Lu, X.J. Pei, Y. Hu, J. Chen, Y.H. Wang. Development and Characterization of Transparent Waterborne Polyurethane Acrylate/Fullerenols Thin-Film Nanocomposite as Thermal-insulating Coating. POLYMER SCIENCE SERIES B, 58(5):601-609. (Sep 2016)
 Lu H., L. Lu*, Y. Jiang. Numerical simulation of particle deposition in duct air flows with uniform, expanding or contracting cross-section. Energy and Buildings 128(2016): 867-875. (Sep 2016)
 Song A.T., L. Lu*, Z.Z. Liu, M.S. Wong. Study on the incentive policies for building-integrated photovoltaic in Hong Kong. Journal of Sustainability 2016 8(8): 769. (Aug 2016)
 Peng J.Q., D.C. Curcijac, L. Lu*, S.E. Selkowitzc, H.X. Yang, R. Mitchell. Developing a method and simulation model for evaluating the overall energy performance of a ventilated semi-transparent photovoltaic double-skin facade. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications 24(6): 781-799. (Jun 2016)
 Lu H., L. Lu*, Y.M. Luo, R.H. Qi. Investigation on the dynamic characteristics of the counter-current flow for liquid desiccant dehumidification. Energy 101(2016): 229-238. (April 2016)
 Peng JQ, D.C. Curcijac, L. Lu*, S.E. Selkowitzc, H.X. Yang, W.L. Zhang. Numerical investigation of the energy saving potential of a semi-transparent photovoltaic double-skin facade in a cool-summer Mediterranean climate. Applied Energy 165(2016): 345-356. (Mar 2016)
 Wang D.Q., L. Lu*, P. Cui. A novel composite-medium solution for pile geothermal heat exchangers with spiral coils. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 93(2016): 760-769. (Feb 2016)
 Lu H., L. Lu*. CFD investigation on particle deposition in aligned and staggered ribbed duct air flows. Applied Thermal Engineering 93(2016): 697-706. (Jan 2016)
 Qi R.H., Y. Hu, Y.H. Wang, L. Lu*. A new approach to enhance the heat & mass transfer of liquid desiccant dehumidification by TiO2 super-hydrophilic self-cleaning coating. Journal of Cleaner Production 112(4): 3555-3561, 2016. (Jan 2016)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, Y. Huang. Parameter Analysis and Optimization of Energy and Economic Performance for Solar-assisted Liquid Desiccant Cooling System under different climate conditions. Energy Conversion and Management 106(2015): 1387-1395. (Dec 2015)
 Wang D.Q., L. Lu*, WK Zhang, P. Cui. Numerical and analytical analysis of groundwater influence on the pile geothermal heat exchanger with cast-in spiral coils. Applied Energy 160(2015): 705-714. (Dec 2015)
 Lu H., L. Lu*. A numerical study of particle deposition in ribbed duct flow with different rib shapes. Building and Environment 94(1):43-53, 2015. (Dec 2015)
 Lu H., L. Lu*. Effects of rib spacing and height on particle deposition in ribbed duct air flows. Building and Environment 92(2015): 317-327. (Oct 2015)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, Y. Jiang. Investigation on the liquid contact angle on stainless steel surfaces and its influence for liquid desiccant air-conditioning system. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 88(2015): 210-217, 2015. (Sept 2015)
 Jiang Y., L. Lu*. A study of dust accumulating process on solar photovoltaic modules with different surface temperatures. Energy Procedia 75(2015): 337-342, 2015. (Aug 2015)
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, (T. Ma). Validation of the Sandia model with indoor and outdoor measurements for semi-transparent amorphous silicon PV module. Renewable Energy 80(2015): 316-323. (Aug 2015)
 Lu H., L. Lu*. Numerical Investigation on Particle Deposition Enhancement in Duct Air Flow by Ribbed Wall. Building and Environment, 85(2015): 61-72. (Feb 2015)
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, T. Ma. Comparative study of the thermal and power performances of a semi-transparent photovoltaic façade under different ventilation modes. Applied Energy 138(2015): 572-583. (Jan. 2015)
 K. Sun, Lu L.*, Y. Jiang. Analysis of orientation and tensor properties of airborne fibrous particle flow indoor. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 24(8):1795-1802, 2014. (Dec 2014)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, Y. Huang. Energy performance of solar-assisted liquid desiccant air-conditioning system for commercial building in main climate zones. Energy Conversion and Management 88(2014):749-757. (Dec 2014)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*. Energy Consumption and Optimization of Internally Cooled/Heated Liquid Desiccant Air-conditioning System: a Case Study in Hong Kong. The International Journal of Energy 73(2014):801-808. (Aug 2014)
 R.H. Qi, L. Lu*, F. Qin. Model development for the wetted area of falling film liquid desiccant air-conditioning system. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 74, July, 2014, pp. 206-209. (July 2014)
 Lu L.*, K. Sun. Wind power evaluation and utilization over a reference high-rise building in urban area. Energy and Buildings, 68 (Part A): 339-350. (Jan 2014)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Quick performance prediction for internally cooled/heated liquid desiccant dehumidification system. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology 35(1): 99-112. (Jan 2014)
 K. Sun, Lu L.*, H.H Jin. Modeling and numerical analysis of the solid particle erosion in curved ducts. Abstract and Applied Analysis, 2013 (2013), Article ID 245074, 8 pages.
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Investigation on the annual thermal performance of photovoltaic walls mounted on a multi-layer façade. Applied Energy 112(2013): 646-656. (Dec 2013)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, F. Qin. Investigation on wetted area and film thickness for falling film liquid desiccant regeneration system. Applied Energy 112(2013): 93-101. (Dec 2013)
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*, H.X Yang. An experimental study of the thermal performance of a novel photovoltaic double-skin façade in Hong Kong. Solar Energy 97(2013): 293-304. (Nov 2013)
 Sun K., L. Lu*. Particle Flow Behavior of Distribution and Deposition throughout 90-degree Bends: Analysis of Influencing Factors. Journal of Aerosol Science 65(2013): 26-41. (Nov 2013)
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*. Investigation on the development potential of rooftop PV system in Hong Kong and its environmental benefits. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 27(2013): 149-162. (Nov 2013)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, F. Qin. Influence of plate surface temperature on the wetted area and system performance for falling film liquid desiccant regeneration system. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 64(2013): 1003-1013. (Sep 2013)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Development of simplified prediction model for internally cooled/heated liquid desiccant dehumidification system. Energy and Buildings 59(4): 133-142, 2013. (Apr 2013)
 Peng J.Q., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Review on life cycle assessment of energy payback and greenhouse gas emission of solar photovoltaic systems. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 19: 255–274, 2013. (Mar 2013)
 Sun K., L. Lu*, H. Jiang, H.H. Jin. Experimental study of natural particle deposition in 90° ventilated bends of rectangular cross section with turbulent flow. Aerosol Science and Technology 47(2): 115-124, 2013. (Feb 2013)
 Han J., L. Lu*, J.Q. Peng, H.X. Yang. Performance of ventilated double-sided PV façade compared with conventional clear glass façade. Energy and Buildings 56(1): 204-209. (Jan 2013)
 Wang Y.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Development of high dispersed TiO2 paste for transparent screen-printable self-cleaning coatings on glass. Journal of Nanoparticles Research (2013) 15: 1384. (Jan 2013)
 Lu L.*, K.M. Law. Overall energy performance of semi-transparent single-glazed photovoltaic (PV) window for a typical office in Hong Kong. Renewable Energy 49(1):250-254, 2013. (Jan 2013)
 R.H. Qi, L. Lu*, H.X. Yang, Impact of climate change on ventilation load and energy use of air conditioning systems in buildings of Hong Kong. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 7 (4): 303-309, 2012. (SCI)
 Sun K.), L. Lu*, H. Jiang. Experimental study of aerosol flow distribution and concentration variation through curved ducts. Journal of Thermal Science 16(5):1537-1541, 2012. (Oct 2012)
 Qi R.H., L. Lu*, H.X. Yang. Investigation on air-conditioning load profile and energy consumption of desiccant cooling system for commercial buildings in Hong Kong. Energy and Buildings 49(2012): 509-518. (Jun 2012)
 Sun K., L. Lu*, H. Jiang. A Numerical Study of Bend-induced Particle Deposition in and behind Duct Bends. Building and Environment 52:77-87, 2012. (June 2012)
 Lu L.*, K. Sun, H. Jiang. In response to the ‘‘Letter to the Editor’’ of Naiping Gao and Qibin He (23 September 2011), on ‘‘Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modelling of particle deposition in a two-dimensional turbulent channel air flow: study of influence factors’’. Indoor and Built Environment 21(2): 351-352, 2012. (April 2012)
 Jiang H., L. Lu*, K. Sun. CFD modeling of particle deposition in a 2D turbulent channel air flow – study of influence factors. Indoor and Built Environment 21(2):264–272, 2012. (April 2012)
 Sun L.L., L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Optimum design of shading-type building-integrated photovoltaic claddings with different surface azimuth angles. Applied Energy 90(1): 233-240, 2012. (Feb 2012)
 Jiang H., L. Lu*, K. Sun. Study and numerical investigation of particle penetration and deposition in 90o bent ventilation ducts. Building and Environment 46 (11): 2195-2202, 2011. (Nov 2011)
 Chen X., L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Long term operation of a solar assisted ground coupled heat pump system for space heating and domestic hot water. Energy and Buildings 36(8): 1835-1844, 2011. (Aug 2011)
 Jiang H., L. Lu*, K. Sun. Experimental investigation of the impact of airborne dust deposition on the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. Atmospheric Environment 45(25): 4299-4304, 2011. (Aug 2011)
 Sun K., L. Lu*, H. Jiang. Modeling of particle deposition and rebound behavior near wall in duct using an improved wall model. Indoor and Built Environment 20(3): 300-312, 2011. (June 2011)
 Sun K., L. Lu*, H. Jiang. Computational investigation on the particle distribution and deposition in a 90o bend incoporating a particle-wall model. Building and Environment, 46(6): 1251-1262, 2011. (June 2011)
 Li Y.T., L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Energy and economic performance analysis of an open cycle solar desiccant dehumidification air conditioning system for application in Hong Kong. Solar Energy, 84(12): 2085-2095, 2010.
 Lu L.*, H.X. Yang. Environmental payback time analysis of a roof-mounted building integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) system in Hong Kong. Applied Energy, 87(12): 3625-3631, 2010.
 Jiang H., L. Lu*. Experimental measurement of the surface charge of ultrafine particles from laser printers and analysis of their electrostatic force. Atmospheric Environment, 44(28): 3347-3351, 2010.
 J. Han, L. Lu, H. Yang. Thermal control of a double pane window integrated with see-through a-Si PV glass with low-e coatings. Applied Energy, 87(11): 3431-3437, 2010.
 Jiang H., L. Lu*, K. Sun. Simulation of particle deposition in ventilation duct with a particle-wall impact model. Building and Environment, 45(5): 1184-1191, 2010.
 Han J., L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Numerical investigation on the thermal behaviors of a novel type see- through glazing system with integrated photovoltaic (PV). Building and Environment, 44(10): 2129-2136, 2009.
 Han J., L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Investigation on the thermal performance of different lightweight aluminum standing-seam roofing structures. Applied Thermal Engineering, 29(11-12): 2491-2499, 2009.
 Lu L.*, K.Y. Ip. Investigation on the feasibility and enhancement methods of wind power utilization in high-rise buildings of Hong Kong. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 13(2): 450-461, 2009.
 Lu L.*, J. Han, H.X. Yang. Investigating the effect of indoor water canal on the cooling load estimation and condensation issues of Venetian Macao. Building Services Engineering Research & Technology, 29(3): 249-259, 2008.
 Yang H.X., L. Lu, W. Zhou. A novel optimization sizing model for hybrid solar-wind power generation system. Solar Energy, 81(1): 76-84, 2007.
 Yang H.X., L. Lu. The optimum tilt angles and orientations of PV claddings for building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) Applications. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering - Transactions of the ASME, 129(2): 253-255, 2007.
 Lu L., H.X. Yang. A study on simulation of power output and practical models for building-integrated photovoltaic systems. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering - Transactions of the ASME, 126(3): 929-935, 2004.
 Yang H., L. Lu. Study on Typical Meteorological Years and their effect on building energy and renewable energy simulations. ASHRAE Transactions, 110(Part 2): 424-431, 2004.
 Yang, H.X., L. Lu, J. Burnett. Weather data and probability analysis of hybrid photovoltaic-wind power generation systems in Hong Kong. Renewable Energy, 28(11): 1813-1824, 2003.
 Lu L., H.X. Yang, J. Burnett. Investigation on wind potential on Hong Kong islands – an analysis of wind power and wind turbine characteristics. Renewable Energy, 27(1): 1-12, 2002.
 Lu L. and H. Yang. Wind data analysis and a case study of wind power generation in Hong Kong, Wind Engineering, 25(2): 115-123, 2001.
 Wen T., H.B. Zhan, L. Lu. D.L. Zhang. Experimental investigation and development of new correlation for flow boiling heat transfer in multiport mini-channel. Journal of Thermal Sciences 129（2018）:209-217.
 Ji Y.X., X. Rong, H. Zhong, Y.H. Wang, S.F. Wang, L. Lu. Making Marble Powder Waste Profitable by Using Nano-TiO2 Surface Modification for Air Quality Improvement Applications. Journal of Nanomaterials, 2017 (2017), Article ID 6501793. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6501793.
 Hu, Y., Zhong, H., Wang, YH; Lu, L; Yang, HX. TiO2/antimony-doped tin oxide: Highly water-dispersed nano composites with excellent IR insulation and super-hydrophilic property. SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, 174 (2018): 499-508. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2017.09.027. (JAN 2018)
 Ma T. H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Long term performance analysis of a standalone photovoltaic system under real conditions. Applied Energy 201 (2017): 320-331. (Sep 2017)
 Zhang W.K., HX. Yang, L. Lu, Z.H. Fang. Investigation on the heat transfer of energy piles with two-dimensional groundwater flow. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2017, 12, 43–50. (Mar 2017)
 Wong MS, R Zhu, ZZ Liu, L Lu, JQ Peng, CH Lo, ZQ Tang. Estimation of Hong Kong’s solar energy potential using GIS and remote sensing technologies. Renewable Energy 99(2016): 325-335. (Dec 2016)
 Wang M., J.Q. Peng, N.P. Li, L. Lu, T. Ma, H.X. Yang. Energy performance assessment of semi-transparent PV insulated glass units based on a validated simulation model. Energy 112 (2016) 538-548. (Oct 2016)
 Gao XX, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Optimization of wind turbine layout position in a wind farm using a newly-developed two-dimensional wake model. Applied Energy 174(2016):192-200. (Jul 2016)
 Zhang W.K., HX. Yang, N.R. Diao, L. Lu, Z.H. Fang. Exploration on the reverse calculation method of groundwater velocity by means of the moving line heat source. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 99(2016): 52-63. (Jan 2016)
 Wang H, H.X. Yang, L Lu. Island-like mesoporous amorphous Fe2O3 layer: surface disorder engineering for enhanced lithium-storage performance. Electrochimica Acta 188 (2016): 679-685. (SCI)
 T. Ma, H. Yang, L. Lu, J. Peng. Optimal design of an autonomous solar-wind-pumped storage power supply system. Applied Energy 160(2015): 728-736. (Dec 2015)
 Luo Y.M., M. Wang, H.X. Yang, L. Lu, J. Peng. Experimental study of internally cooled liquid desiccant dehumidification: application in Hong Kong and intensive analysis of influencing factors. Building and Environment 93(Part2): 210-220, 2015. (Nov 2015)
 Zhang W.K., H.X. Yang, L. Lu and Z.H. Fang. Investigation on the heat transfer of energy piles with two-dimensional groundwater flow. International Journal of Low Carbon Technologies: 1-8. (Nov 2015)
 Chen X., HX Yang, L. Lu. A comprehensive review on passive design approaches in green building rating tools. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 50(2015): 1425-1436. (Oct 2015)
 T. Ma, H. Yang, L. Lu. Development of hybrid battery-supercapacitor energy storage for remote area renewable energy systems. Applied Energy 153(2015): 56-62. (Sep 2015)
 Zhang W.K., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Z.H. Fang. Investigation on influential factors of engineering design of geothermal heat exchangers. Applied Thermal Engineering 84(2015): 310-319. (June 2015)
 Luo YM, M. Wang, HX Yang, L. Lu, J.Q. Peng. Experimental study of the film thickness in the dehumidifier of a liquid desiccant air conditioning system. Energy (2014): 239-246. (May 2015)
 Zhang W.K., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, P. Cui, NR Diao, Z.H. Fang. Study on spiral source models revealing groundwater transfusion effects on pile foundation ground heat exchangers. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 84(2015): 119-129. (May 2015)
 Gao XX, H.X. Yang, L. Lu, P. Koo. Wind turbine layout optimization using multi-population genetic algorithm and a case study in Hong Kong offshore. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 139(2015): 89-99. (Apr 2015)
 T. Ma, H. Yang, Y.P. Zhang, L. Lu., X. Wang. Using phase change materials in photovoltaic systems for thermal regulation and electrical efficiency improvement: A review and outlook. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 43(2015): 1273-1284. (Mar 2015)
 T. Ma, H. Yang, L. Lu. Study on stand-alone power supply options for an isolated community. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 65 (2015): 1-11. (Feb 2015)
 Lu YM, HX Yang, L. Lu. Dynamic and microscopic simulation of the counter-current flow in a liquid desiccant dehumidifier. Applied Energy 136(2014): 1018-1025. (Dec 2014)
 Gao XX, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Study on offshore wind power potential and wind farm optimization in Hong Kong. Applied Energy 130(2014): 519-531. (Oct 2014)
 T. Ma, H.X. Yang, L. Lu, J.Q. Peng. Technical feasibility study on a standalone hybrid solar-wind system with pumped hydro storage for a remote island in Hong Kong. Renewable Energy, 69(2014): 7-15. (Sep 2014)
 Gao XX, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Investigation into the optimal wind turbine layout patterns for a Hong Kong offshore wind farm. Energy 73(2014): 430-442. (Aug 2014)
 T. Ma, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Solar photovoltaic system modeling and performance prediction. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 36, August, 2014, pp. 304-315. (Aug 2014)
 T. Ma, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. A feasibility study of a stand-alone hybrid solar-wind-battery system fora remote island. Applied Energy, Vol. 121, May, 2014, pp. 149-158. (May 2014)
 Ma T., P.A. Ostergaard, H. Lund, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. An energy system model for Hong Kong in 2020. Energy, Vol. 68, April, 2014, pp. 301-310. (April 2014)
 Wang Y.H., H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Topochemical synthesis of Bi2O3 microribbons derived from a bismuth oxalate precursor as high-performance lithium-ion batteries. RSC Advances, 2014, Vol. 4, Issue 34, 17483–17489. (April 2014)
 Luo YM, HX Yang, L. Lu, R.H. Qi. A review of the mathematical models for predicting the heat and mass transfer process in the liquid desiccant dehumidifier. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 31(2014): 587-599.
 Zhang W.K., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, P. Cui, Z.H. Fang. The research on ring-coil heat transfer models of pile foundation ground heat exchangers in the case of groundwater seepage. Energy and Buildings 71(2014): 115-128. (Mar 2014)
 T. Ma, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Feasibility study and economic analysis of pumped hydro storage and battery storage for a renewable energy powered island. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 79, March, 2014, pp. 387-397. (Mar 2014)
 Luo YM, HX Yang, L. Lu. Liquid desiccant dehumidifier: development of a new performance predication model based on CFD. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 69(2014): 408-416. (Feb 2014)
 Ma T., H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Development of a model to simulate the performance characteristics of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules/strings/arrays. Solar Energy 100(2014): 31-41. (Feb 2014)
 Ma T., H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Performance evaluation of a stand-alone photovoltaic system on an isolated island in Hong Kong. Applied Energy 112(2013): 663–672. (Dec 2013)
 Chen Q.D., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Y.H. Wang. Preparation of lead-free nano glass frit powder for crystalline silicon solar cells. Applied Energy 112(2013): 657-662. (Dec 2013)
 W.K. Zhang, H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Z.H. Fang. The analysis on solid cylindrical heat source model of foundation pile ground heat exchangers with groundwater flow. Energy 55(2013): 417-425. (Jun 2013)
 Wang H., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Y. Zhou, Y.H. Wang. Building self-ordered tubular macro- and mesoporous nitridated titania from gas bubbles towards high-performance lithium-ion batteries. Dalton Transactions 42(24): 8781-7, 2013. (Jun 2013)
 Chen Q.D., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Y.H. Wang. One-Step Synthesis of Hybrid Silver Particles for Front Contact Paste for Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells. Electronic Materials Letters 9(3): 353-356. (May 2013)
 Jin HH, He C., Lu L, Fan, JR. Numerical Investigation of the Wall Effect on Airborne Particle Dispersion in a Test Chamber. Aerosol and air quality research 13(2): 786-794, 2013. (Apr 2013)
 Chen Q.D., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Y.H. Wang. A new environmental friendly silver front contact paste for crystalline silicon solar cells. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 549(2): 221–225, 2013. (Feb 2013)
 Chen Q.D., H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Nanoparticles-Aided Silver Front Contact Paste for Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 24(2):524–528, 2013. (Feb 2013)
 Zhang W.K., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, Z.H. Fang. Investigation on heat transfer around buried coils of pile foundation heat exchangers for ground-coupled heat pump applications. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55(21-22): 6023–6031, 2012. (Oct 2012)
 J. Kumbernuss, J. Chen, H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Investigation into the relationship of the overlap ratio and shift angle of double stage three bladed vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT). Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 107-108 (2012): 57-75. (Aug/Sep 2012)
 Chen J., J. Kumbernuss, L.H. Zhang, L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Influence of phase-shift and overlap ratio on Savonius wind turbine’s performance. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering - Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 134: 011016-2, Feb 2012.
 Man Y., Yang H., Cui P., Diao N., Lu L., Fang Z. Development of spiral heat source model for novel pile ground heat exchangers. HVAC&R Research 17(6): 1075-1088, 2011.
 H.X. Yang, Y.T. Li, L. Lu, R.H. Qi. First order multivariate Markov chain model for generating annual weather data for Hong Kong. Energy and Buildings 43(9): 2371-2377, 2011. (Sep 2011)
 Chen X., H.X. Yang, L. Lu, J.G. Wang, W. Liu. Experimental studies on a ground coupled heat pump with solar thermal collectors for space heating. Energy 36(8):5292 - 5300, 2011. (Aug 2011)
 Qi R.H., Tian C.Q., Shao S.Q., Tang M.S., Lu L. Experimental investigation on performance improvement of electro-osmotic regeneration for solid desiccant. Applied Energy 88(8): 2816-2823, 2011. (Aug 2011)
 Wang Y., H.X. Yang, L. Lu. Three dimensional double deck mesh-like dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 108, 064510 (2010).
 Zhou W., C.Z. Lou, Z.S. Li, L. Lu, H.X. Yang. Current status of research on optimum sizing of stand-alone hybrid solar-wind power generation systems. Applied Energy, 87(2): 380-389, 2010.
 Jin H.H., Q.P. Li, L.H. Chen, J.R. Fan, L. Lu. Experimental analysis of particle concentration heterogeneity in a ventilated scale chamber. Atmospheric Environment, 43(28): 4311-4318, 2009.
 Yang H., W. Zhou, L. Lu, Z. Fang. Optimal sizing method for stand-alone hybrid solar-wind system with LPSP technology by using genetic algorithm. Solar Energy, 84(4): 354-367, 2008.
 Yang H., J. Burnett, K. Lau, L. Lu. Comparing central and split air-conditioning systems. ASHRAE Journal, 43 (5): 36-38, 2001.