Personal Profiles



Yu Hou
Ph.D. in Refrigerating and Cryogenic Engineering, Professor

Department of Refrigerating and Cryogenic Engineering,
School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Education

Ph.D., Xi’an Jiaotong University, 1999
B.S., Xi’an Jiaotong University, 1994

Professional Experience

04/2015 – present    Associate Chair, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
10/2010 – 04/2015   Assistant Chair, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
07/2007 – 10/2010   Director, Institute of Refrigerating and Cryogenic Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
 

07/2007 – present    Professor and Doctoral Advisor, Xi’an Jiaotong University

07/2015 – 09/2015   Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

01/2014 – 02/2014   Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

12/2004 – 12/2004   Research Fellow, The Core University Program by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS, Japan)
08/2002 – 07/2007   Associate Professor, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
07/1999 – 08/2002   Lecturer, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
06/1999 – 07/1999   Teaching Assistant, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Contact

No. 28, Xianning West Road
Department of Refrigerating and Cryogenic Engineering

Xi’an Jiaotong University
Xi’an, Shaanxi, 710049, P.R.China

Office Tel: (+86)29-82664921
Secretary Office Tel: (+86)29-82668725/8738
Email: yuhou@mail.xjtu.edu.cn

Department Office: East 3rd Building, Room 277
Administrative Office: North 2nd  Building, Room 1308

Research Areas

1. Refrigeration and Cryogenic system

2. Cryogenic machinery and Cryocooler

3. Cryogenic multi-phase flow, heat transfer and thermal insulation

4. Cryogenic mechanics and thermodynamics

5. Novel refrigeration technology 

 

Distinctions

Ministry of Education New Century Foundation for Excellent Talent

National Scientific and Technological Progress Award
Science and Technology Awards of Chinese Association Refrigeration
Shaanxi Province Science and Technology Award for Young
Scientists
Chinese Association of Refrigeration Distinct Award

 

Activities

Member, Commission A2  - Liquefaction and Separation of Gases, International Institute of Refrigeration

Board Member, Shaanxi Association of Refrigeration
Editorial Board, Cryogenics (China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation)
Member, Committee on Cryogenics, Chinese Association of Refrigeration
Member, Committee on Standards of Air Separation and Liquefaction Equipments
Member, Academic Committee on Vacuum Technology and Physics, Key Laboratory of National Defense Science and Technology
Associate Director, Committee on Gas Lubrication Technology, Tribology Institute of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society

 

Projects

Five projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Two projects funded by Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (RFDP)
Two sub-projects funded by National Key Basic Research Program (973 Plan)
One sub-project funded by National Science and Technology Support Program (863 Plan)
Five projects funded by National Key Grants
Projects funded by industrial sponsors, including two industrial key projects
One national award, two provincial and ministerial awards
More than 10 Invention Patents
More than 100 journal publications (indexed by SCI and EI)

 

Publications

Please visit my webpage on Reseacher ID or Google Scholar for a full list of my publications
 
Research ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-2016-2015
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jWfFgeMAAAAJ&hl=en
XJTU Academic Hub: http://www.ir.xjtu.edu.cn/scholar/86