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Weizhuo Lu

Professor with a focus on sustainable built environment and director of the Intelligent Human-Buildings Interactions lab (IHBI)

Research qualifications: Docent



Works at

X, Håken Gullessons väg 20, Teknikhuset, TEK.B.229 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

The relationship between occupants and buildings is a complex and diverse interaction that is influenced by a variety of factors such as climate conditions, building characteristics, and the occupants themselves. Oversimplification or homogenization of this interaction can result in the failure of building energy-saving technologies and reduce the adaptive capacity of occupants to climate change. Therefore, the main focus of my research is to develop occupant-centric energy efficiency and climate adaptation solutions.

To achieve this goal, an Intelligent Human-Buildings Interaction Lab (IHBI) has been established. The lab is designed to allow occupants to test alternative building energy retrofitting measures on a clustered built environment. By integrating human-in-the-loop, the open-accessible IHBI Lab provides an original research platform to model how buildings affect occupants and how occupants interact with their built environment while adapting to climate change.

Through this research, my goal is to gain a better understanding of the complex interaction between occupants and buildings and to develop effective strategies that enhance energy efficiency and adaptability to climate change. The IHBI Lab is a valuable resource for sharing knowledge and facilitating communication, providing an effective platform to engage the public in sustainable transformation.

Composite structures, Elsevier 2024, Vol. 327
Liu, Bokai; Lu, Weizhuo; Olofsson, Thomas; et al.
Advanced Engineering Informatics, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 55
Chokwitthaya, Chanachok; Zhu, Yimin; Lu, Weizhuo
Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2023, Vol. 30, (1) : 259-295
Feng, Kailun; Chen, Shiwei; Lu, Weizhuo; et al.
ICCREM 2023: the human-centered construction transformation - proceedings of the international conference on construction and real estate management 2023, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2023 : 592-604
Hu, Siying; Qiu, Shaowei; Feng, Kailun; et al.
Healthy buildings 2023 Europe: beyond disciplinary boundaries: Book of abstracts : 379-379
Liu, Bokai; Lu, Weizhuo; Hu, Xiaoyue; et al.
Yound investigators symposium Umeå 2023: Book of abstracts & programme, Umeå: Umeå University 2023 : 29-29
Liu, Bokai; Lu, Weizhuo; Olofsson, Thomas
Technology in society, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 75
Liu, Bokai; Penaka, Santhan Reddy; Lu, Weizhuo; et al.
Advances in Engineering Software, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 176
Liu, Bokai; Vu-Bac, Nam; Zhuang, Xiaoying; et al.
Renewable energy, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 220
Liu, Bokai; Wang, Yizheng; Rabczuk, Timon; et al.
Sustainable cities and society, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 96
Lu, Chujie; Gu, Junhua; Lu, Weizhuo
Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier 2023, Vol. 64
Lu, Chujie; Li, Sihui; Gu, Junhua; et al.
SBE23-Thessaloniki: Sustainable built environments: Paving the way for achieving the targets of 2030 and beyond
Penaka, Santhan Reddy; Feng, Kailun; Rebbling, Anders; et al.
Journal of Physics, Conference Series, Institute of Physics (IOP) 2023, Vol. 2654
Yu, Haitao; Feng, Kailun; Penaka, Santhan Reddy; et al.
E3S web of conferences
Feng, Kailun; Lu, Weizhuo; Penaka, Santhan Reddy; et al.
Buildings, MDPI 2022, Vol. 12, (8)
Feng, Kailun; Lu, Weizhuo; Wang, Yaowu; et al.
Journal of construction engineering and management, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022, Vol. 148, (8)
Feng, Kailun; Wang, Shuo; Lu, Weizhuo; et al.
International Journal of Hydromechatronics, InderScience Publishers 2022, Vol. 5, (4) : 336-365
Liu, Bokai; Lu, Weizhuo
E3S Web of Conferences
Puttige, Anjan Rao; Feng, Kailun; Lu, Weizhuo; et al.