Dr Xiangjie is a Lecturer in Clean Energy at Loughborough University, the UK. Xiangjie obtained her PhD degree in sustainable and renewable building technologies at Nottingham University in 2013. Dr. Chen has extensive research experiences in air conditioning, ejector cooling, energy efficiency, heat exchanger design, heat storage, dehumidification system and building simulation.
Her current research interests are related to innovative polymer hollow fiber integrated heat exchanger, holistic building retrofit approaches for Net Zero Carbon Buildings. Xiangjie is the supervisor/co-supervisor of several PhD students. Dr Chen has worked on a number of projects funded by the Innovate UK, EU Horizon 2020, and EPSRC, with funding totalling over 1 million pounds. Over the years, Dr. Chen has published over 30 papers in high quality international journals such as Applied Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Applied Thermal Engineering, Energy and Building and delivered a number of academic presentations in international conferences. Her paper was awarded as the Best 2019 University of Nottingham’s Best Post-doc Research Paper. Dr Chen is the co-editor of Elsevier Journal: Thermal Science and Engineering Progress.