Dr. Jane Weizhen Lu

City University of Hong Kong, China



2011 Assistant Dean, College of Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, China
2008 Associate Professor Scale A, Dept. of Building & Construction, City University of Hong Kong, China

1995 Ph.D., De Montfort University, UK.

1993 Research Officer, Inst. of Energy & Sustainable Development, De Montfort University, UK

1991 Scientific Officer, National Engineering Laboratory, UK

1990 Visiting Scholar, National Engineering Laboratory, UK1982 B.Sc., Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

1987 Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ., China
1985 M.Sc., Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Lu, WZ, He, HD, Leung, AYT, 2011. 'Assessing air quality in Hong Kong: A proposed, revised air pollution index (API)', Building and Environment, 46: 2562-69.
  2. Lu, WZ, He, HD, Dong, LY, 2011. 'Performance assessment of air quality monitoring networks using principal component analysis and cluster analysis', Building and Environment, 46: 577-583.
  3. He, HD, Lu, WZ, 2011. 'Urban aerosol particulates on Hong Kong roadsides: Size distribution and concentration levels with time', Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, (in-press).
  4. He, HD, Lu, WZ, Dong, LY, 2011. 'An improved cellular automaton model considering effect of traffic lights and driving behaviour', Chinese Physics B, 20(4), 040514.
  5. Wang, XY, Yang, QY, Lu, WZ, Wang, XK, 2011. 'Effects of bed load movement on mean flow characteristics in mobile gravel beds', Water Resources Management, 25(11): 2781-95.
  6. Lu, WZ, Wang, D, 2009. Assessing the relative importance of surface ozone influential variables in regional-scale analysis, Atmospheric Environment, 43(22): 3621-3629.
  7. He, HD, Lu, WZ, Xue, Y, 2009. Prediction of PM10 concentrations at urban traffic intersections using semi-empirical box modelling with instantaneous velocity and acceleration, Atmospheric Environment, 43:6336–6342.
  8. He, HD, Lu, WZ, Xue, Y, Dong, LY, 2009. Dynamic characteristics and simulation of traffic flow with slope, Chinese Physics B, 18(7): 2703-2708.
  9. Xue, Y, Tian, HH, He, HD, Lu, WZ, Wei, YF, 2009. Exploring jamming transitions and density waves in bidirectional pedestrian traffic, The European Physical Journal B, 69: 289-295.
  10. Lu, Z, Lu, WZ, Zhang, JL, Sun, DX, 2009. Microorganisms and particles in AHU systems: Measurement and analysis, Building and Environment, 44(4): 692-698.
  11. Yang, QY, Wang, XY, Lu, WZ, Wang, XK, 2009. Experimental study on characteristics of separation zone in confluence zone in rivers, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering – ASCE, 14(2): 166-177.
  12. Tian, HH, He, HD, Wei, YF, Xue, Y, Lu, WZ, 2009. Lattice hydrodynamic model with bidirectional pedestrian flow, Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 388: 2895-2902.
  13. Lu, WZ, 2008. Progress on vehicle emissions, modeling and prediction in urban area, Invited review article, Mechanics in Engineering, 30(4), 1-7.
  14. Lu, WZ, Wang, XK, 2008. Investigation of respirable suspended particulate trend and relevant environmental factors in Hong Kong downtown areas, Chemosphere, 71(3), 561-567.
  15. Lu, WZ, Wang, D, 2008. Ground-level ozone prediction by support vector machine approach with a cost-sensitive classification scheme, Science of the Total Environment, 395, 109-116.
  16. Zhang, JY, Lu, WZ, Huo, R, Feng, R, 2008. A new model for determining neutral-plane position in shaft space of a building under fire situation, Building and Environment, 43(6), 1101-1108.
  17. Wang, WJ, Men, CQ, Lu, WZ, 2008. Online prediction model based on support vector machine, NeuroComputing, 71, 550-558.
  18. Mo, YL, He, HD, Xue, Y, Shi, W, Lu, WZ, 2008. Effect of multi-velocity-difference in traffic flow, Chinese Physics B, 17(12): 4446-50.
  19. Zhu, B, Leung, AYT, Wong, CK, Lu, WZ, 2008. On-line health monitoring and damage detection of structures based on the wavelet transform, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 18(3): 367-397.
  20. Wang, XK, Lu, WZ, Cao, SY, Fang, D, 2007. Using time delay neural network combined with genetic algorithm to predict runoff level of Linshan watershed, Sichuan, China, J. of Hydrologic Engineering-ASCE, 12(2), 231-236.
  21. Shi, CL, Lu, WZ, Chow, WK, Huo, R, 2007. An investigation on spill plume development and natural filling in large-scale atrium under retail shop fire, Int. J. of Hest & Mass Transfer, 50, 513-529.
  22. Wang, XK, Wang, XY, Lu, WZ, Liu, TH, 2007. Experimental study on flow behavior at open channel confluences, Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering, 1(2), 211-216.
  23. Zhu, B, Leung, AYT, Li, QS, Lu, WZ, Zhang, XC, 2007. Analytical 3-D p-element for quadrilateral plates—part 1: Thick isotropic plate structures, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 303, 171–184.
  24. Li, Y, Leung, GM, Tang, JW, Yang, X, Chao, CYH, Lin, JZ, Lu, WZ, Nielsen, PV, et al., 2007. Role of ventilation in airborne transmission of infectious agents in the built environment–a multidisciplinary systematic review, Indoor Air, 17, 2-18.
  25. Lu, WZ, Wang, XK, 2006. Evolving trend and self-similarity of ozone pollution in central Hong Kong ambient during 1984–2002, Science of the Total Environment, 357, 160-168.
  26. Wang, D, Lu, WZ, 2006. Forecasting of ozone level in time series using MLP model with a novel hybrid training algorithm, Atmospheric Environment, 40, 913-924.
  27. Wang, XK, Lu, WZ, 2006. Seasonal variation of air pollution index: Hong Kong case study, Chemosphere, 63, 1261-72.
  28. Wang, D, Lu, WZ, 2006. Ground-level ozone prediction using multi-layer perceptron trained with an innovative hybrid approach, Ecological Modelling, 198(3-4), 332-340.
  29. Wang, D, Lu, WZ, 2006. Forecasting ozone levels and analyzing their dynamics by a Bayesian multilayer perception model for two air-monitoring sites in Hong Kong, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 12(2), 313-327.
  30. Wang, D, Lu, WZ, 2006. Interval estimation of urban ozone level and selection of influential factors by employing automatic relevance determination model, Chemosphere, 62, 1600-1611.
  31. Lin, Z, Jiang, F, Chow, TT, Tsang, CF, Lu, WZ, 2006. CFD Analysis of ventilation effectiveness in a public transport interchange, Building and Environment, 41, 254-261.
  32. Wang, XK, Wang, XY, Lu, WZ, Liu, TH, 2006. Experimental study on flow structure at open channel confluences, Journal of Sichuan University, 38(2), 1-5.
  33. Lu, WZ, Wang, WJ, 2005. Potential assessment of the support vector machine method in forecasting ambient air pollutant trends, Chemosphere, 59, 693-701.
  34. Lu, WZ, Leung, AYT, Yan, SH, So, ATP, 2005. A preliminary parametric study on performance of SARS virus cleaner using CFD simulation , International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 47, 1137-1146.
  35. So, ATP, Leung, AYT, Hui, DS, Wu, RSS, Lu, WZ, 2005. Development of an air cleaner for severe acute respiratory syndrome, Hong Kong Institute of Engineers Transactions, 12, 33-38.
  36. Lu, WZ, Wang, XK, 2004. Interaction patterns of major air pollutants in Hong Kong territory, Science of the Total Environment, 324, 247-259.
  37. Lu, WZ, Wang, WJ, Wang, XK, Yan, SH, Lam, JC, 2004. Potential assessment of a neural network model with PCA/RBF approach for forecasting pollutant trends in Mong Kok urban air, Hong Kong, Environmental Research, 96(1), 79-87.
  38. Lu, WZ, Zhang, WS, Cui, CZ, Leung, AYT, 2004. Numerical analysis of free-surface flow in curve-channels with velocity-pressure-free surface correction, Computational Mechanics, 33, 215-224.
  39. Lu, WZ, Pang, KC, Hu, ZR, Mei, XJ, 2004. A numerical study on effect of smoke extraction system in an underground shopping mall under fire situation, Fire Science and Technology, 23(1), 49-53.
  40. Lu, WZ, Leung, AYT, 2003. A preliminary study on potential of developing shower/laundry wastewater reclamation and reuse system, Chemosphere, 52(9), 1451-1459.