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Wei He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Engineering in the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences.

Dr Wei He received his BSc and MSc degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU, China) in 2009 and 2012, respectively; then received his PhD degree from Queen Mary University of London in 2016. Between 2017-2019, he was a joint PostDoc in MIT Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Lab and MIT PV Lab, working on solar energy system and desalination technologies and innovations. Before joining King’s in 2022, Dr He was an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering, University of Warwick. He is a holder of the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Engineering for Development Research Fellowship. 

Research interests

  • Grid-scale energy storage

  • Domestic energy decarbonization

  • Engineering for development: energy, water, and food

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