Shuli Liu is Professor in the School of Energy, Construction and Environment, with 15 years research experience in the areas of low carbon cities and low impact buildings including building services and energy efficient technologies. Shuli has been involved in 12 research projects funded by EPSRC, KTP, and industry partners such as Tata Steel, Triton Shower and Orbit House Group Ltd, etc. She has been awarded more than £1.7 million of funding such as an EPSRC smart meter and sensors system for domestic houses, a KTP on low carbon energy models in social housing extensively using novel and sustainable technologies, solar ventilation system, free cooling and heating technologies, etc. Shuli has over 70 journal and conference publications.
Under her supervision 5 students completed their PhD and 1 Masters by research. Currently she is leading a group of eight members (4 PhD students, 2 Research assistants, one research fellow and one MSc researcher). Shuli has been active in different kinds of academic roles, such as journal editor, peer reviewer for more than 10 quality journals, external examiner for PhD examination (national and international), Research Council peer reviewer, member of professional institutes, chairing international conferences and has also been invited for keynote speeches. She is also CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) member and also fellow of higher education academy, UK. Shuli is also member of World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies (WSSET), UK and IBPSA, England.
Her prime research interest is in renewable energies and the application of sustainable technologies in buildings. Through her research she aim to integrate the key strands of: application of renewable energy and sustainable technology; enhanced building energy performance (materials, construction and lifecycle, etc.) and low carbon behaviours of occupiers and operators, to achieve a smart, Eco home for the future.