Professor & Dr Zhongzhu Qiu is currently the vice dean and professor of the College of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power, China. He is the Expert of China Academic Degrees & Graduate Education Development Center and also the Expert of Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission. He obtained the PhD degree at Tongji University (China) in 2002. Between 1992 and 1996, he was a lecturer at Building Services Division at Qingdao Institute of Architectural and Engineering. After completing his PhD degree, he worked at Tongji University as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for two years (2002-2004), and then he moved to Shanghai University of Electrical Power to take a role of Associate Professor and was promoted to the Professor and Director of Thermal and Power Engineering Division at this University at December 2009.
During January to August 2008, he went to City University of Hong Kong to work on a project as a Senior Research Fellow. Between December 2012 and November 2014, he did his research as Marie·Curie Research Fellow at the Energy Technologies Laboratory in University of Hull of UK. Professor Qiu is experienced at solar energy, thermal energy storage, building energy efficiency and HVAC technologies, energy efficient & low emission thermal power station technologies, with particular interest in PV/thermal systems. He has over twenty years’ research experience in the area of energy technologies in Europe and China. He has been involved in more than 20 research projects funded by governments and industries, undertaken 18 engineering consultancy projects, won 3 distinguished awards, and been awarded 6 national patents. He is the author of more than 70 papers published on national/international referred journals and conference proceedings. He taught course of Boiler Principle by English language for training class from south-east countries, e.g. Pakistan, Indonesia, etc.