Professor @ University of Science and Technology of China
Professor Gang Pei is Dean of Department of Thermal Science and Energy Engineering at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei Anhui, China. He received his Ph. D degree in engineering thermal physics from USTC, in 2006.
He has been engaged in the field of solar energy utilisation for a long time. His research interests span a range of topics, including solar photovoltaic/thermal system, solar assisted heat pump, solar assisted organic Rankine cycle, sky radiative cooling, and hybrid integration of solar energy harvesting and sky radiative cooling. Developments in these fields are significant for efficient utilisation of renewable energy.
He has published more than 180 papers including international journals and conferences, and obtained 26 national patents in the research fields. He has also been awarded the Marie Curie Visiting Scholarship Award from the EU, the Lu Jiaxi Young Talents Award from Chinese Academy Sciences, as well as the New Century Excellent Talents Award from the Ministry of Education of China.