Publications

 

Papers Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Qu, M., Yin, H., and Archer, D. (2010). A Solar Thermal Cooling and Heating System for a Building: Experimental and Model Based Performance Analysis and Design. Solar Energy, Vol. 84(2), pp. 166-182.
  2. Qu, M, Yin, H., and Archer, D. (2010). Experimental and Model Based Performance Analysis of a Linear Parabolic Trough Solar Collector in a High Temperature Solar Cooling and Heating System. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 132, pp. 021004-1-12.
  3. Yin, H., Qu, M., and Archer, D. (2010). Model Based Experimental Performance Analysis of a Micro-scale LiBr-H2O Steam-driven Double-effect Absorption Chiller. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.30 (13), pp. 1741-1750.
  4. Hang, Y., Qu, M., and Zhao, F. (2011). Economical and Environmental Assessment of an Optimized Solar Cooling System for a Medium Sized Benchmark Office Building in Los Angeles, California. Renewable Energy, Vol.36, pp. 648-658.
  5. Hang, Y., Qu, M., and Ukkusuri, S. (2011). Optimizing the Design of a Solar Cooling System Using Central Composite Design Techniques. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 43, pp. 988-994.
  6. Ng, M., Qu, M., Zheng,P., Li, Z., and Hang, Y. (2011). CO2-based Demand Controlled Ventilation under New ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2010: a Case Study for a Gymnasium of an Elementary School at West Lafayette, Indiana. Energy and Buildings, Vol.43, pp.3216–3225.
  7. Zhai, X., and Qu, M. (2011). A Review for the Applications and Integrated Approaches of Ground-coupled Heat Pump Systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.15(6) pp. 3133-3140.
  8. Hang, Y., Qu, M., and Zhao, F. (2012). Economic and Environmental Life Cycle Analysis of Solar Hot Water Systems in the United States. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 45, pp. 181-188.
  9. Zhai, X., Qu, M., Li, Y., and Wang, R. (2012). A Review for Research and New Design Options of Solar Absorption Cooling Systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol.15 (9), pp.4416-4423.
  10. Ruan, W., Qu, M, Horton, W. (2012). Modeling Analysis of an Enthalpy Recovery Wheel with Purge Air, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.55, pp.17–18, PP. 4665-4672.
  11. Hang, Y., Du, L, Qu, M, Peeta, S. (2013). Multi-objective optimization of integrated solar absorption cooling and heating systems for medium-sized office buildings. Renewable Energy, Vol.52, pp. 67-78.
  12. Xu, D. and Qu, M., Energy, Environmental, and Economic Evaluation of a CCHP System for a Data Center Based on Operational Data. Energy and Buildings, 2013, Vol.67 pp.176–186
  13. Qu, M., Abdelaziz, O., and Yin, H., Novel Heat Recovery Absorption Heat Pump Configurations for Natural Gas Boilers Efficiency Improvement, Energy Conversion and Management, 2014, Vol.87, pp.175–184.
  14. Hang, Y., Qu, M., Winston, R., Jiang, L., Widyolar, B., and Poiry, H., Experimental-based Energy Performance Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment for Solar Absorption Cooling System at University of California at Merced, Energy and Buildings, 2014, Vol.82, pp.746–757.
  15. Hou, Z., Qu, M., and Wang, Z., Flow Resistance Coefficient Identification of Chilled Water System Based on Multi-Objective Optimization and Experiment Validation, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2014, Vol.651 - 653, pp.742-746
  16. Xu, D. and Qu, M., Hang, Y., Zhao, F., Multi-objective optimal design of a solar absorption cooling and heating system under life-cycle uncertainties, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 2015, Vol.11, pp. 92-105
  17. Li, L., Qu, M., Peng, S., Performance evaluation of building integrated solar thermal shading system: building energy consumption and daylight provision, Energy and Buildings, 2016, Vol. 113, pp.189-201
  18. Tang, X., Qu, M., Phase Change and Thermal Performance Analysis for Green Roofs in Cold Climates, Energy and Buildings, 2016, Vol.121(1), pp.165-175
  19. Qu, M., Abdelaziz, O., Gao Z., Yin, H., Isothermal membrane-based dehumidification: A comprehensive review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2018, Vol. 82, pp.4060-4069
  20. Qu, M., Abdelaziz, O.,Sun, X., Yin, H., Aqueous Solution of [EMIM][OAc]: Property formulations for use in air conditioning equipment design, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, Vol 124, pp. 271-278
  21. Yin, H., Qu, M., Zhang, H., Lam, Y., 3D printing and buildings: A review and future outlook, Technology | Architecture + Design, in Press, 2018

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Masson, S.*, Qu, M.*, and Archer, D., Performance Modeling of a Solar Driven Absorption Cooling System for Carnegie Mellon University’s Intelligent Workplace. Proceedings of International Conference of Enhanced Building Operation. Shenzhen, China, 2006.
  2. Qu, M.*, Archer, D., Yin, H., and Masson, S., Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System in the Intelligent Workplace. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Long Beach, California, 2007.
  3. Qu, M, Archer, D., and Yin, H., A Linear Parabolic Trough Solar Collector Performance Model. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Long Beach, California, 2007.
  4. Masson, S., Qu, M., and Archer, D., Performance Modeling of a Solar Thermal System for Cooling and Heating in Carnegie Mellon University’s Intelligent Workplace. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Long Beach, California, 2007.
  5. Yin, H., Qu, M., and Archer, D., The Heat Transfer Characteristics of a 16 kW Steam Driven Double Effect Absorption Chiller. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Jacksonville, Florida, 2008.
  6. Qu, M., Archer, D., and Yin, H., Experiment Based Performance Analysis of a Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System in Carnegie Mellon University. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Jacksonville, Florida, 2008.
  7. Ruan, W., and Qu, M., Model-based Performance Analysis of the Enthalpy Wheel. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. San Francisco, California, 2009.
  8. Hang, Y., and Qu, M., Life Cycle Cost Analysis for a Solar Heating and Cooling System. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. San Francisco, California, 2009.
  9. Hang, Y., and Qu, M., Design and Analysis of an Integrated Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System at Purdue University. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Phoenix, Arizona, 2010.
  10. Hang, Y., and Qu, M., The Impact of Hot and Cold Storages on a Solar Absorption Cooling System for an Office Building. Proceedings of the 1st International High Performance Buildings Conference. West Lafayette, Indiana, 2010.
  11. Qu, M., Banks, K., Schwab, P., and Cherkauer, K., Thermal Properties of Green Roof Media during Plant Establishment and Growth. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Washington D.C., 2011.
  12. Yin, H., Cai Y., Lv, H., Qu, M., and Ao. G., The Design Analysis of a Water Sourced District Heating and Cooling System for a Neighborhood Development project. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Washington D.C., 2011.
  13. Zhai, X., Qu, M., Yin, Y., and Li, Y., Experimental Investigation of a Minitype Solar-Powered Absorption Radiant Cooling System. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Washington D.C., 2011.
  14. Yin, H., Wen, W., Qu, M., and Ao. G., The Comparative Study of Compact Development and Green Open Spaces in LEED-ND AND Chinese Urban Planning Standards. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Washington D.C., 2011.
  15. Hang, Y., and Qu, M., Maximizing the Life Cycle Primary Energy Savings of an Integrated Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System for a Medium-sized Office Building in Los Angeles, CA. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. Washington D.C., 2011.
  16. Hang, Y., and Qu, M.. Optimization under Uncertainty: A Case Study of a Solar Absorption Cooling and Heating System for a Medium-sized Office Building in Atlanta. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. San Diego, California, 2012.
  17. Xu, D., and Qu, M., Economic and Environmental Assessment of CCHP Systems for Data Centers." ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability. San Diego, California, 2012.
  18. Sapthasayee, R., Zhao, F., and Qu, M., LCA Processes in Buildings: Benchmarking and Site LCA of Small office Buildings, Proceedings of the 2nd High Performance Buildings Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2012.
  19. Kung, Y., Qu, M., and Peng, S., Model-Based Analysis of an Integrated System of Vapor-compression Chiller and Absorption Heat Pump, ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Minneapolis, MN, 2013, 9 pages.
  20. Xu, D. and Qu, M., Compound Parabolic Concentrators: a Review, ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Minneapolis, MN, 2013, 10 pages.
  21. Kung, Y., Qu, M., and Peng, S., An Integrated System of Vapor-Compression Chiller and Absorption Heat Pump for Efficiency Improvement: System Modeling and Performance Analysis, 2014 ASHRAE Winter Conference, New York City, New York, 2014, 8 pages.
  22. Hou, Z., Qu, M., and Wang, Z., Flow Resistance Coefficient Identification of Chilled Water System based on Multi-objective Optimization and Experiment Validation, ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Boston, MA, 2014, 4 pages.
  23. Xu, D. and Qu, M., Experimental Performance Analysis of External Compound Parabolic Concentrators With Low Concentration Ratios for Medium Temperature Applications, ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability, Boston, MA, 2014, 9 pages.
  24. Song, Y. and Qu, M., A Review of Thermal Analysis on Novel Roofing Systems, International High Performance Buildings Conference, West Lafayette, IN, 2014, 10 pages.
  25. Yang, Z., Tang, X., Qu, M., Abdelaziz, O., and Gluesenkamp, K., Development of Updated ABsorption SIMulation Software (ABSIM), International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, 2014, 10 pages.
  26. Qu, M., Abdelaziz, O., Improving Water and Energy Efficiency of Power Plant through Absorption Heat Pump, The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, 2015, 8 pages.
  27. Chen, Z., Qu, M., Model-based Building Performance Evaluation and Analysis for a New Athletic Training Facility, International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, 2016, 8 pages.
  28. Mei, W., Qu, M., Microclimate Evaluation and Analysis for a Football Stadium, International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction, 2016, 9 pages.