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Dr Yukun Hu
Chorley 119
Pearson Building
Gower Street
Tel: 02076792926
  • Associate Professor Infrastructure System
  • Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL Principal Supervisor,UCL Subsidiary Supervisor
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Research Summary

My current research mainly focuses on the energy integration, hybrid fuelling, novel control technologies and optimisation approaches that help to facilitate the energy transition of infrastructure systems (e.g. heating/cooling, the built environment, and national grids) and the foundation industries (including metal, glass, ceramics, paper, cement, and bulk chemicals sectors), making them low carbon resilient and helping the UK achieve its ambitious Net Zero targets. My methods are mostly computational including computational fluid dynamics, process modelling, agent-based modelling, but also have expertise in developing multi-scale and trans-dimensional first-principles models. My research interests include but not limited to:

Hydrogen infrastructure deployment; 

- Future energy scenarios in the built environment;

- Renewable/distributed energy resources toward low carbon scenarios;

- Industrial energy efficiency and biomass, hydrogen, and oxygen utilisation;

- Multi-energy complementary systems toward demand side resilience;

- Fundamental research on thermal radiation and microwave radiation

- Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS).

Teaching Summary

I am the model leader of Systems, Society and Sustainability (CEGE0020), a postgraduate module, and also involved in project supervision at undergraduate, MSc and PhD level.

01-MAR-2017 – 31-DEC-2018 Senior Research Fellow / Lecturer School of Management Cranfield University, United Kingdom
01-DEC-2015 – 28-FEB-2017 Research Fellow School of Engineering University of Warwick, United Kingdom
01-APR-2013 – 30-NOV-2015 Postdoctoral Research Assistant Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2013   Doctorat KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
2011   Licentiate KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
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