Dr. Dennis Y. LU

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Research Scientist

Mainly on R&DD in the science and technologies in the Clean Fossil Fuels team, and currently focusing on the Carbon Capture and Utilization/Storage (CCUS).

Current research and/or projects

  • Pressurized chemical looping combustion and reforming
  • Oxygen carrier assisted combustion 
  • Oxy-fuel fluidized bed combustion
  • Hydrogen production and power generation
  • Bio-energy carbon capture and CO2 utilization

Professional activities / interests

  • Pressurized fluidized bed conversion
  • Gasification
  • Oxy-fuel combustion
  • Calcium and chemical looping technology
  • Zero-emission technology development and scale-up

Education and awards

  • Awarded Canadian National Research Council Post-doc Fellowship, Natural Resources Canada, 1996-1998
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, 1996
  • MSc, Thermal Energy and Power Engineering, Southeast University, 1985

International experience and/or work

  • Canadian Representative for IEA-Bioenergy MSW subgroup (Task 36)
  • Canadian Representative for IEA-Fluidized Bed Conversion subgroup
  • The scientific committee member of IEA high-temperature solid looping meeting
  • Canadian representative for international collaborative project consortiums

Key publications

see the details at Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=I75f7NoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Research facility

1 Haanel Drive
Ottawa, ON K1A 1M1


  • Research Scientist, CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada, 1996-present
  • Researcher, Helsinki University of Technology, 1990-1996
  • Lecturer, Southeast University, 1985-1989



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