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Department of Construction Technology and Engineering

Academic Staff


  • Advanced Construction Materials and Technology
  • Engineering Risk, Reliability and Decision


2016 PhD in Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2013 MEng in Heating, gas supplying, ventilation & air-conditioning, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
2011 BSc in Building Environment and Equipment Engineering, Huazhong University of science and technology, China


2017 - Present Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2016 - 2017 Postdoctoral fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


  • Civil Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Application
  • Energy Utilization in Sewage Treatment Works


  • Chen, Y., Yang, H., & Luo, Y. (2017). Parameter sensitivity analysis and configuration optimization of indirect evaporative cooler (IEC) considering condensation. Applied Energy, 194, 440-453. [4] Chen, Y., Yang, H. *, & Luo, Y. (2016). Experimental study of plate type air cooler performances under four operating modes. Building and Environment, 104, 296-310.
  • Luo, Y., Chen, Y., Yang, H., & Wang, Y. (2017). Study on an internally-cooled liquid desiccant dehumidifier with CFD model. Applied Energy, 194, 399-409.
  • Luo, Y., Chen, Y., Dan, Z., Wang, Y., & Yang, H. (2017). Experimental study of the flow characteristics in a falling film liquid desiccant dehumidifier. Science and Technology for the Built Environment. (Formerly HVAC&R Research), 23(1), 157-165.
  • Chen, Y., Yang, H., & Luo, Y. (2016). Indirect evaporative cooler considering condensation from primary air: Model development and parameter analysis. Building and Environment, 95, 330-345.
  • Chen, Y., Zhang, T., Yang, H., & Peng, J. (2016). Study on energy and economic benefits of converting a combined heating and power system to a tri-generation system for sewage treatment plants in subtropical area. Applied Thermal Engineering, 94, 24-39.
  • Chen, Y., Luo, Y., & Yang, H. (2016). An optimization method for design and operation of combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) systems towards a smart grid. Science and Technology for the Built Environment. (Formerly HVAC&R Research), 22(6), 766-782.
  • Chen, Y., Luo, Y., & Yang, H. (2015). A simplified analytical model for indirect evaporative cooling considering condensation from fresh air: Development and application. Energy and Buildings, 108, 387-400.