Ruzhu Wang

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WANG Ruzhu (R. Z. Wang), born in December 1964, graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 1984, 1987 and 1990 for his Bachelor, Masters and PhD degrees. He was promoted to Associate Professor in SJTU in 1992 and to full Professor in 1994. He has written 10 books and co-authored about 500 international journal papers and his ISI h index is 68. His contributions include Sorption heat pumps, CCHPs, solar heating and cooling, and green building energy systems. He has won the Chinese National Research Awards in 2010 and 2014. Prof. Wang received the J & E Hall International Gold Medal from the Institute of Refrigeration (UK) in 2013, the Asia Refrigeration Academic Award in 2017, the Nukiyama Memorial Award from the Japanese Society of Heat Transfer in 2018, and the IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Medal from the International Institute of Refrigeration in 2019. He was honoured to be the Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher in both 2017 and 2018. He has been appointed as the Director of Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics of SJTU since 1993. Currently he is also the Director- Engineering Research Center of Solar Energy, MOE China, and Vice Dean of SJTU Energy Institute. His research group has been awarded as Excellent Innovative Team of Energy Research from MOST China in 2014 and NSFC in 2015. Prof. Wang is currently the Deputy Editor-In-Chief of Energy and Regional Editor-International Journal of Refrigeration.