Dr Lisa Guan
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyBroad area of research: Smart Systems
Main areas of research
- Effects of global warming on building performance
- Development of low energy cooling system
- Sustainable building design
- Computer simulation of building performance (e.g. energy and thermal, daylighting and lighting, and CFD modelling of ventilation)
- Asset life cycle management.
In the last three years, Dr Lisa Guan and her research team have been granted funds to conduct following research projects
- Development of Low Energy Cooling System for Building
2007-2009:High-efficiency building cooling using a novel hybrid air conditioning system Chief Investigator (Guan, Bell). Queensland Department of Public Works. Amount: $90,000.
- Evaluation of Airconditioner Efficiency
2009:Comaparative evaluation of energy performance for air conditioning systems. Chief Investigator (Guan, Bell). Queensland Department of Public Works. Amount: $18,000
- Computer Simulation of Building Performance
2006: Computer Simulation and Evaluation of “Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) Complex of Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC). Chief Investigator (Bell, Guan, Hood and Bannister). Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC). Amount: $11,970
- Asset Life Cycle Management
2006-2007: Incorporating LCA method into asset life cycle management. Chief Investigator. QUT Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants. Amount: $7,000.
- 2007 - Present: Lecturer - School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology
- 2006 - 2007: Associate Lecturer - School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology
- 2003 - 2005: PhD Postgraduate researcher - Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology
- 2002: Research Assistant - School of Construction Management and Property, Queensland University of Technology
- 2001 - 2002: PhD Postgraduate researcher (Graduates in Industry Fellowships) - Fisher and Paykel Ltd and University of Otago , Dunedin, New Zealand
- 1995 - 2001: Building Scientist - Energy Group Limited, Dunedin, New Zealand
- 1993 - 1995: Postgraduate student for Master of Building Science (MBldgSc) - University of Auckland, New Zealand
- 1992 - 1993: Visiting Scholar - Department of Architecture and Design Science, University of Sydney.
HVAC, building performance, building simulation, built environment, global warming, life cycle management, low energy cooling system
Mechanical Engineering, Building, Architecture
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
- Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
- Energy management/energy and environmental management
- Plant and process system design
- Mechatronics system design
- Fluid mechanics/fluid dynamics
- Guan L, Chen G, (2012) Air conditioning systems: Design and energy efficiency. In S Anwar & BL Capehart, Encyclopedia of energy engineering and technology, Taylor & Francis, pp. 1-8.
- Guan L, (2012) Energy use, indoor temperature and possible adaptation strategies for air-conditioned office buildings in face of global warming, Building and Environment, 55, pp. 8-19.
- Guan L, Berrill T, Brown R, (2011) Measurement of standby power for selected electrical appliances in Australia, Energy and Buildings, 43 (2-3), pp. 485-490.
- Guan L, (2011) Sensitivity of building cooling loads to future weather predictions, Architectural Science Review, 54 (3), pp. 178-191.
- Guan L, Chen G, (2010) Solar energy: Utilization in building operations. In BL Capehart, Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Taylor & Francis, pp. 1-7.
- Guan L, (2009) Implication of global warming on air-conditioned office buildings in Australia, Building Research and Information, 37 (1), pp. 43-54.
- Guan L, (2009) Preparation of future weather data to study the impact of climate change on buildings, Building and Environment, 44 (4), pp. 793-800.
- Guan L, (2009) Sensitivity of building zones to potential global warming, Architectural Science Review, 52 (4), pp. 279-294.
- Guan L, (2008) Distribution profiles of key weather variables in Australian capital cities: implications for energy efficient building design, Architectural Science Review, 51 (4), pp. 338-348.
- Guan L, Yang J, Bell J, (2007) Cross-Correlations between Weather Variables in Australia, Building and Environment, 42 (3), pp. 1054-1070.