Professor Ruzhu Wang


Professor WANG Ruzhu (R.Z. Wang)
Director of The Engineering Research Center of Solar Power & Refrigeration 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Professor Wang's biography:
WANG Ruzhu (R. Z. Wang), born in Dec. 1964, graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 1984, 1987 and 1990 for his bachelor, master and PhD degrees. He was promoted as Associate Professor in 1992, Full Professor in 1994 in SJTU. 

His research contributions include sorption heat pumps, CCHPs, solar heating and cooling, and green building energy systems. He won Chinese National Research Awards in 2010 and 2014 respectively. Professor Wang has written 10 Books and about 500 co-authored international journal papers, his ISI h index is 62. Professor Wang received the J & E Hall International Gold Medal from the Institute of Refrigeration (UK) in 2013, Asia Refrigeration Academic Award in 2017, the Nukiyama Memorial Award from the Japanese Society of Heat Transfer in 2018. He was honored to be the Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

He had been appointed as the Director of Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics of SJTU since 1993. Currently he is also the Director- Engineering Research Center of Solar Energy, MOE China, Vice Dean of SJTU Energy Institute. His research group has awarded as Excellent Innovative Team of Energy Research from MOST China in 2014 and NSFC in 2015.

Professor Wang is currently the Vice President of Chinese Association of Refrigeration, Vice President of Chinese Society of Heat and Mass Transfer, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Energy, Regional editor-International Journal of Refrigeration. 

Keynote title: Efficient Utilization of Low Grade Heat by Integrated Network Approaches