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Baolian Niu Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
solar energy ; heat pump and refrigeration
Research Interests: 
Solar energy utilization technique; heat pump and refrigeration application technique; building energy conservation

Educational Background

  • PhD, Thermal Engineering, Tianjin University (2007)
  • MA, Thermal Engineering, Tianjin University (2004)
  • BA,HVAC, Hebei University of Architecture (2001)

Research Projects

  • Modulating mechanism study of indoor thermal environment on passive solar energy radiant heating system;
  • Indoor thermal environment study on Solar heating system  based on the Yangtze River Delta
  • The ways to reduce the freezing point of the CO2 mixture and its application on cascade refrigeration systems

Journal Articles

  1. Experimental study of the refrigeration cycle performance for the R744/R290 mixtures, International Journal of Refrigeration;
  2. Performance of cascade refrigeration with liquid refrigerant by-pass;
  3. Performance of binary mixture of CO2 /R170 as low temperature circuit refrigerant in cascade refrigeration system;
  4. Performance of CO2 mixture used in cascade refrigeration system
  5. Experiment on concentration ratio of CO2/R290 in low-temperature circuit of cascade refrigeration