Xiao Yu Wu, PhD

Biography

Dr. XiaoYu Wu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo. His research group, Greener Production @ Waterloo combines expertise in thermal science, material engineering and techno-economics to develop sustainable technologies for energy conversion and chemical production. Both experimental and numerical methods will be applied to develop a fundamental understanding of the thermodynamics and kinetics in various processes. The goal is to utilize renewable resources and improve global living standards.

Prior to joining the University of Waterloo, XiaoYu was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he also obtained his Ph.D. degree. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Zhejiang University in China.