Dr.ir. Z. (Zhengxuan) Liu

Dr.ir. Z. (Zhengxuan) Liu


Dr. Zhengxuan Liu was appointed to the position of Marie Sklodowska Curie European Fellow to Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft, on October 1 st, 2022. He started the postdoctoral research works at TU Delft on June 18th, 2021. He was a joint PhD candidate between Hunan University (China) and University of Lyon-ENTPE (France), and obtained his PhD degree in June 12th, 2019. His research interests mainly focus on Zero Carbon Technology Application, Low Carbon Energy Transition for Building & Community, Smart Building & Community, and Green Construction Innovation Management.

Zhengxuan was the Assistant Dean of Institute for Sustainable Urbanization & Construction Innovation in Hunan University before coming to Delft. He is currently the Executive-Chair of Marie Curie Alumni Association China Chapter. In 2022, he was won with the "Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral/Individual Fellowships" through an international competition (Approved funding of € 203,464.32 with a selected rate of about 13%), and honored as "Vebleo Fellow" which recognizes researchers or scientists who have prominence and leadership in the field of science, engineering, and technology, and 25-30 researchers are successfully nominated globally each year. 

Zhengxuan has published more than 60 research outputs, including 30  international journal papers (20 of them as the first or corresponding author), 4 invited book chapters, 32 Chinese patents and 2 software copyrights. 

Zhengxuan has been responsible for 4 research projects as the person-in-charge and collaborated in 5 other research projects. He has been guiding 2 PhD and 9 Master students in their research.

Zhengxuan is the Associate Editor for Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, He is the Editorial Board Member of 4 international journals (e.g., Sustainable Horizons, Buildings, Science Journal of Energy Engineering, etc.). He was the Guest Editor of 5 special issues for Sustainability, Applied Sciences and Processes, etc. He was a reviewer of more than 20 SCI international journals, e.g., Applied Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Journal of Energy Storage, Energy and Buildings, etc.

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