School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Dawei Wu

Lecturer in Marine Engineering


2014-          Lecturer in Marine Engineering, School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University



PhD in Refrigeration and Cryogenics Engineering

- School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

- Institute of Energy Engineering, Technische Universität Berlin

BSc (Hons) in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering

BSc (Hons) in Automation Control Engineering

- School of Mechanical Engineering/School of Electronic, Information & Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Research Interests:

Waste heat recovery and trigeneration (combined cooling, heating, and power);

New heat engine cycles;

Bio-energy and other renewable energy for power generation and refrigeration;

Energy storage.

Research projects:

Renewable powered Linear Joule-cycle Engine Generator (EP/K004689/1)

Technologies and Scenarios for Low Emissions Shipping (FP7: 266126)

Innovative Energy Management System for Cargo Ship (FP7: 266082)

Biofuel Micro Trigeneration– Cryogenic Energy Storage (EP/F061978/1)

Transforming Energy Demand through Digital Innovation Part 2: Building Management linking Energy Demand, Distributed Conversion and Storage using Dynamic Modelling and a Pervasive Sensor Infrastructure (EP/I000755/1)

Sustainable Energy through China-UK Research Engagement (EP/K004689/1)

Centre for CHP, Trigeneration and Energy Storage (ERDF: NE005165)

Development of a Free Piston Engine for Vehicle Range Extender Applications (BIS: RGF)

Pioneer Production Processes for Beer including Water and Energy management systems (ECO/12/332808) 


MAR2020 Applications of Engineering II

MAR2018 Marine Engineering II

MAR3037 Marine Engineering III

MAR8067 Marine Machinery System