School of Environment
|Division:||Air Pollution Control|
|Title:||Associate Professor, PhD Advisor|
|Address:||School of Environment, 100084|
229 Sino-Italian Environment and Energy-efficient Building
March 2011, Ph.D., School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Mar. 2009, M.S., School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Jul. 2003, M.S., Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (changed to "School of Environment" in 2011), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Jul. 2000, B.S., College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
2015.11 - Present Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University
2014.01 - 2015.10 Research Associate, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
2012.01 - 2015.10 Lecturer Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
2011.03 - 2013.12 Postdoc Fellow, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
2003.08 - 2005.10 Environmental Scientist, CH2M HILL (Beijing)
Renewable Energy, Climate and Environmental Complex System Modeling
- Assessment techniques for potentials of wind and solar power;
- Complementarity of wind, solar and hydro power and the benefits for grid integration;
- Big data analysis of energy storage and variable renewable sources;
- Emissions studies on climate alerting and air polluting gases;
- Urbanization and its impact on energy system.
National Thousand Young Talent，2015
Top Author of Energy Policy，2014
Outstanding Reviewer of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2015
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad，2010
1. Xi LU*, Michael B. McElroy*, Wei Peng, Shiyang Liu, Chris P. Nielsen, Haikun Wang. 2016. Challenges faced by China compared with the US in developing wind power, Nature Energy, 6(1) (front cover, Tsinghua news report).
2. Ning Zhang, Xi LU*，Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, Xinyu Chen, Yu Deng, Chongqing Kang, 2015, Reducing curtailment of wind electricity in China by employing electric boilers for heat and pumped hydro for energy storage, Applied Energy, doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.10.147
3. Wang, H.; Zhang, Y.; Xi LU; Nielsen, C. P.; Bi, J., 2015, Understanding China's Carbon Dioxide Emissions from both Production and Consumption Perspectives. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 52, 189-200.
4. Yu Deng, Shenghe Liu, Jianming Cai, Xi LU*, Chris P. Nielsen, 2015, Spatial pattern and its evolution of Chinese provincial population: Methods and empirical study, Journal of Geographical Sciences, 69 (10)
5. Xi LU; McElroy, M. B.; Chen, X.; Kang, C., 2014, Opportunity for Offshore Wind to Reduce Future Demand for Coal-Fired Power Plants in China with Consequent Savings in Emissions of CO2. Environmental Science & Technology, 48, (24), 14764-14771.
6. Xinyu Chen, Xi LU*, Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, Chongqing Kang, 2014, Synergies of Wind Power and Electrified Space Heating: A Case Study for Beijing, Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (3), pp 2016–2024.
7. Michael Gillenwater, Xi LU, Miriam Fischlein, 2014, Additionality of wind energy investments in the U.S. voluntary green power market. Renewable Energy, 63, 452–457
8. Xi LU, Michael B. McElroy, Chris P. Nielsen, Xinyu Chen, and Junling Huang. 2013. Optimal Integration of Offshore Wind Power for a Steadier, Environmentally Friendlier, Supply of Electricity in China. Energy Policy 62 (2013) 131–138
9. Huang, Junling, Xi Lu, and Michael B. McElroy. 2013. Meteorologically defined limits to reduction in the variability of outputs from a coupled wind farm system in the Central US. Renewable Energy, 62，331–340
10. Michael B. McElroy and Xi LU, 2013, Fracking's Future: Natural gas, the economy, and America's energy prospects, Harvard Magazine, January-February 2013
11. Xi LU, Michael B. McElroy, Gang Wu, and Chris P. Nielsen. 2012. Accelerated Reduction in SO2 Emissions from the US Power Sector Triggered by Changing Prices of Natural Gas. Environmental Science & Technology 46 (14): 7882-7889.
12. Xi LU, Jackson Salovaara, and Michael B. McElroy. 2012. Implications of the Recent Reductions in Natural Gas prices for Emissions of CO2 from the US Power Sector. Environmental Science & Technology 46 (5): 3014-3021.
13. Gang Wu, Yi-Ming Wei, Chris Nielsen, Xi LU, and Michael B. McElroy. 2012. A Dynamic Programming Model of China's Strategic Petroleum Reserve: General Strategy and the Effect of Emergencies. Energy Economics 39: 4207-4214.
14. Xi LU, Jeremy Tchou, Michael B. McElroy, and Chris P. Nielsen. 2011. The Impact of Production Tax Credits on the Profitable Production of Electricity from Wind in the U.S. Energy Policy 39: 4207-4214.
15. Xi LU, Michael B. McElroy, and Nora Sluzas. 2011. Costs for Integrating Wind into the Future ERCOT System with Related Costs for Savings in CO2 Emissions. Environmental Science & Technology 45 (7): 3160–3166.
16. Michael B. McElroy, Xi LU (joint first author), Chris P. Nielsen, Yuxuan Wang. 2009. Potential for Wind Generated Electricity in China, Science, 325 (5946): 1378-1380 (front cover).
17. Xi LU, Michael B. McElroy and Juha Kiviluoma. 2009. Global Potential for Wind-Generated Electricity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (PNAS) 106: 10933-10938.
Yuxuan Wang, Jiming Hao, Xi LU (translators), 2011, Energy: Perspective, Energy: Perspectives, Problems, and Prospects, by Michael B. McElroy, China’s Science Press, Beijing, ISBN： 9787030302007