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Dr Wei He

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Dr Wei He

Assistant Professor

Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Engineering for Development Research Fellow

wei dot he dot 2 at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Dr Wei He received his BSc and MSc degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU, China) in 2009 and 2012, respectively; then received his PhD degree from Queen Mary University of London in 2016 focusing on osmotic energy generation and its application in water desalination. Before joining Warwick in late 2019, he was a joint PostDoc in MIT Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Lab and MIT PV Lab, working on solar energy system and desalination technologies and innovations.

Research Interests

Wei He is an experienced researcher with a demonstrated history of working in academic and industrial projects. Skilled and interested in...

  • Energy Storage - Electricity Storage and Thermal Energy Storage
  • Low-Carbon Heating and Cooling,
  • Energy and Water for Development
  • Energy Decarbonisation

Here we recently developed Heatmyhome.ninjaLink opens in a new window, an MEng group project I supervised in the 2021/2022 academic year, for understanding homeowners' costs and emission reductions of various low-carbon heating solutions. We are currently asking for feedback to improve it. If you are interested, please fill out the google form and help us improve it!

Teaching Interests

Selected Publications

Projects and Grants

  1. 2022-2024, co-I, Hi-CAES: High Performance Compressed Air Energy Storage Elevated through High-Temperature Thermal Storage, Funded by: EPSRC, £1.1m
  2. 2019-2024, PI, Smart Multi-Functional Affordable Solar Home (SMASH) for Rural India, Engineering for Development Research Fellowship, Funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, £704k
  3. 2021-2022, PI, EPSRC IAA
  4. 2021-2022, co-I, Multi-vector FLOW Energy Transmission Solutions Assessment, UKRI-EPSRC Supergen Cross-Hub Seedcore Fund, £20k
  5. 2019-2020, PI, Affordable Cooling with Cold Energy Storage System, Warwick internal GCRF catalyst fund, £20k