Dr Zhao Lu
PV System Technology Group
Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS)
Dr. Lu ZHAO is the head of the PV System Technology group at the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS). His main research interests are in analytical monitoring of PV systems, high-performance PV systems for the tropics, outdoor PV module and PV system testing, high PV penetration in electricity grids, etc. He is the project manager for the world’s largest floating PV testbed launched in Singapore, which aims to study the economic and technical feasibility of deploying large-scale floating PV systems.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2011 from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. He then worked as senior R&D engineer and project leader at DuPont, before joining SERIS in 2014.