Personal Information


Liwen Jin

Ph.D., Professor



School of Human Settlements & Civil Enginerring

Xi'an Jiaotong University

28# Xianning West Road, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Post code: 710049

Phone: +86-29-88965100



  • 2002.07 - 2006.04    Doctor's Degree, Heat Flow Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
  • 1998.09 - 2000.06    Master's Degree, Refrigeration and Cryogenic Technology, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 1990.09 - 1994.07    Bachelor's Degree, Heat, Ventilating and Air Conditioning, Changan University

Working Experience

  • 2012-Present, Professor, School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
  • 2010-2012, Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • 2006-2010, Research Fellow, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • 1994-2002, Engineer, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. 

Research Interests

  • Building sustainable technologies; radiant heating/cooling technologies
  • Low-grade solar energy storage; simulation of ground heat exchangers
  • Mini/micro scale heat transfer; heat transfer enhancement in porous media


  • Sub-project of Shaanxi Provincial Science and Technology Overall Innovation Project, Solar energy low-grade heat source phase change heat storage and exchange equipment, 2015KTCQ01-99HZ, In research, In charge.

  • Beijing Key Laboratory Research Fund, Key project, NR2015K08, Study on the application of porous graphite in heat exchanger energy saving, in progress, principal investigator.

  • Industrial cooperation project, numerical simulation and experimental research of thermal pipeline, In research, In charge.

  • The Academic Research Fund Tier2, Singapore, Mechanisms of Ice Morphology of a Frozen Nanofluid Droplet on Subcooled SurfacesMOE2016-T2-1-114, In research, international cooperation.

  • Natural Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province, Key project, 2014JZ2-002, conclusion, principal.

  • Xi'an Jiaotong University basic Scientific Research Interdisciplinary project, Study on the enhancement mechanism of novel porous graphite in boiling heat transfer, 08143033, Concluded, In charge.

  • Industrial cooperation project, numerical simulation of flue gas heat exchanger, In research, In charge.

  • National Science and Technology Support Program, Research on key Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Regulation of Site Museums, 2012BAK14B00, concluded, backbone.

  • Industrial cooperation project, Research on efficient solar heat accumulator, Concluded, In charge.

  • The Academic Research Fund Tier2SingaporeInvestigations on Microscale Transport Phenomena in Novel Oblique StructuresMOE2011-T2-2-126In research, international cooperation.

  • New Teacher Support Program, Study on enhanced Heat transfer mechanism of porous Metal, 0127-1191310005, concluded, in charge.

Academic Service

• The ninth Council of China Refrigeration Society, energy conservation and environmental Protection Technology and information Technology Working Committee, member.  

• China Renewable Energy Society, member of solar Energy Building Professional Committee.  

• National Research Foundation, Singapore, Project review expert。

• International Conference Track/Session Chair

        • International Conference of Microfluidics, Nanofluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip (ICMFLOC2018, 2016)

        • Applied Energy Symposium & Forum (WES-CUE 2017)

        • International Conference of Applied Energy (ICAE2017, ICAE2015)

        • ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference (ASME MNHMT2016)

• International Journal Review

        • Journal of Energy and Building

        • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

        • Applied Energy

        • Applied Thermal Engineering

        • International Journal of Thermal Science

        • Experimental Thermal Fluid Science