Hongyou Lu is a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate in the Building and Industrial Applications (BIA) Department of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Hongyou conducts research and analysis in industrial sector through thermal energy modeling, technology assessment, and data analysis. Her current work focused on industrial sector decarbonization technology assessment in energy-intensive industries in the U.S., China, and other emerging economies.
Since joining Berkeley Lab in 2008, she conducted studies to analyze the technical and economic potential of industrial waste heat in cement, steel, and glass sectors. She played a key role in the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored International Industrial Energy Efficiency Training and Deployment (IIEETD) program, which conducted energy assessments in various Chinese industrial facilities, such as steel, cement, petrochemical, and pulp and paper facilities. Hongyou also supported the US-China Asia Pacific Partnership’s Cement project, by providing benchmarking analysis and training to 42 Chinese cement plants, as well as investigating the policy and regulatory framework of using sewage sludge as alternative fuels in cement industry.
Hongyou has a Master of Science in Energy and Resources and a Master of Public Policy from University of California at Berkeley, and a Master of Arts in East Asian Studies from Stanford University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in History and International Relations from Peking University. Hongyou is a U.S. Department of Energy Qualified Specialist of the Process Heating Assessment and Survey Tool.
Spot: Hongyou Lu and Nina Khanna - March 19th 2021
Spot: Nina Khanna, Hongyou Lu - March 19th 2021
For outstanding coordination and tireless dedication to complete the report with high quality for a Japanese funder The Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE).
Spot: Hongyou Lu - December 04th 2015
For her extremely successful support to US DOE as the point-person for the China Energy Group for this year's 6th Annual US-China Energy Efficiency Forum.