Director of Research, School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of Hull, UKData Centre
Xudong Zhao, Male, BEng. MSc. DPhil. CEng. MCIBSE, is a Director of Research and Chair Professor at the School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Hull (UK), and has enjoyed the global reputation as a distinguished academia in the areas of sustainable building services, renewable energy, and energy efficiency technologies. Over the 30 years of professional career, he has led or participated in 54 research projects funded by EU, EPSRC, Royal Society, Innovate-UK, China Ministry of Science and Technology and industry with accumulated fund value in excess of £14 million, 40 engineering consultancy projects worth £5 million, and claimed five patents. Up to date, he has supervised 24 PhD students and 14 postdoctoral research fellows, published 150 peer-reviewed papers in high impact journals and referred conferences; involved authorization of three books, chaired, organized, gave keynote (invited) speeches in 20 international conferences.