Xiaofeng GUO 郭孝峰https://perso.esiee.fr/~guox


Université de Paris

IUT de Paris Pajol

Paris Interdisciplinary Energy Research Institute, LIED-PIERI UMR 8236 CNRS – Université de Paris 



Prof. Guo was appointed Full Professor (Professeur des Universités) in Sepember 2021. This site is no longer maintained. Please contact him at: Xiaofeng.Guo[at]u-paris.fr




New website here : https://guoxfr.github.io/









Contact info (new since 2021):


To come to my lab: https://physique.u-paris.fr/structures/ufr-physique



2021-: full professor, Université de Paris, IUT de Paris Pajol

2020-2021: full-time visiting researcher at CNRS (LIED)

2017- 2021: associate professor, ESIEE Paris, Université Gustave Eiffel (former Paris Est Univ), Course director of Diplôme d'ingénieur in Energie
2017- present: permanent researcher in Paris Interdisciplinary Energy Research Institute, LIED UMR 8236, CNRS, Université de Paris (former Paris 7)

2014-2017: Researcher (40%), EFFICACITY Institute of Energy Transition for Cities (PIA2)

2013-2016: assistant professor, ESIEE Paris, Université Paris Est



HDR (Habilitation to supervise research), Faculté des Sciences, Université de Paris (2021);

PhD, Energy and Process Engineering, Université de Grenoble (2013);

MSc, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2010);

B’Eng, Thermal and Power Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology (2007). 


Graduate students supervisions

-         2 PhD defended (2015-2018, 2017-2020)

-         2 PhD supervisions at 50%, for periods of 2020-2024 and 2020-2022

-         In average 2 Master interns per year, 6 months each


Awards and prizes

-         Laureate of JTFC (Jeunes Talents France-Chine), MESRI-MEAE, Ambassade de France en Chine, 2018

-         Second prize award, TMREES16 Int’l Conf. Fall Meeting, “Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability”, November 16-18, 2016, Paris.

-         Instructor of ESIEE team Mobiliteam, the top prize (10 k€) winner of a world competition Decarbonathon, initiated by World Young Leaders and organised by ENGIE/NPL, Paris, 2016.

-         Best paper award, HEFAT2012, the 9th Int. Conf. on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Session “Heat and Mass Transfer 6”,  16-18 July 2012, MALTA.

-         Bursary from Tyco International (Johnsons controls), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2009



-         HiReSoL “High Resolution GIS DH Source-Load Mapping”, resp. for French-side topics, led by KTH and in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University, Energimyndigheten (Swedish Energy Agency), 2021-2024

-         CPER Ile de France, Ilot de Fraicheur Urbain, participant, 2020-

-         SweetCities to RISE, PI, I-SITE FUTURE Mobility funding, in collaboration with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 2020-2021

-         AUE-EU-China “Advanced Urban Energy – an EU-China comparison”, PI, I-SITE FUTURE Mobility funding, in collaboration with Changzhou University, 2019-2021

-         SimSenseEnergie, PI, I-SITE FUTURE, in collaboration with IFSTTAR Sense-City, 2020-2022

-         Wise Cities 3, Co-I, resp. for bilateral research task “water-energy nexus”, I-SITE FUTURE, 2019-2022

-         ZeroCO2 TRIGEN (CCHP with net zero CO2 emission), Co-I, I-SITE FUTURE, in collaboration with IFSTTAR Satory, 2019-2020

-         CSC (China Scholarship Council) PhD funding, co-supervisor, candidate Zhuo Ma, 2020-2024, 48 months

-         CSC (China Scholarship Council) PhD funding, supervisor, candidate Geyu Zhong, 2020-2021, 18 months

-         CSC (China Scholarship Council) PhD funding, co-supervisor, candidate Chuanyu Zhang, 2017-2020, 36 months

-         SATT IDF Innov, FLEXER, patent and maturation, PI, 2018

-         PHC Xu Guangqi, Data4EnerBat, French side PI, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères, Campus France, 2018

-         EFFICACITY, funding by participative research indemnity, 50 k€, 2014-2016

-         CEMIP GIP-CNFM, platform for electronic cooling, 13.5 k€, 2016

-         CEMIP FINMINA, platform for microstructural thermal properties characterization, 22 k€, 2015

-         EFFICACITY, building energy audit, 10 k€, 2015

-         ESIEE Innovation technologique, 3 k€, 2013


Services and memberships

-         Scientific committee member, FUTURE Days 2020, Université Gustave Eiffel

-         Coordinator of task group “Energy” in EquipEx SenseCity (PIA2), 2018-

-         Session chair, the 6th International Conference on Cryogenics and Refrigeration 2018 (ICCR2018), April 12-14, 2018, Shanghai

-         Evaluation expert for the National Science Centre of Poland (2020)

-         Evaluation expert for EPSRC The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of the UK, (2019, 2020)

-         Evaluation expert for ANR Agence Nationale de Recherche (2017)

-         Review expert for SFT2019, Nantes

-         Member of Société Française de Thermique and Société Française de Génies des Procédés

-         Member of China Society of Thermophysics, China Society of HVAC&R

-         Member of the editorial board for “Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering”

-         Regular referee for Elsevier/ASME/AIP/Taylor & Francis/Frontiers journals including “Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer”, “Applied Energy”, “Energy”, “Energy and Buildings”, “Energy Conversion and Management”, “Chemical Engineering Journal”, “Chemical Engineering Science”, “Energy Efficiency”, “Fuel”, “Int. J. Hydrogen Energy”, “ASME J. of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications”, “Frontiers in Built Environment”, “Frontiers in Energy Research”, “Review of Scientific Instruments”, “Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology”.


PhD Committee

-         PhD defence examiner, Université de Paris, 30/09/2020 (ZHANG Chuanyu)

-         PhD defence evaluator, KTH Stockholm, department of Energy, Sweden, 17/12/2019 (SU Chang)

-         Member of committee, ESYCOM, Université Paris Est, 31/05/2018 (GOUMBA Alain Pascal)



Research interests | current projects 

·       Acoustic Streaming in mini/microfluidics (in collaboration with MSC lab)

·       Thermal energy storage by Phase Change Materials (PCM)

·       Bigdata and physics based modelling in service of BEM/BIM

·       Thermal stratification in hot water tank

·       Dynamic simulation of Heat Pumps in service of Domestic Hot Water (DHW) and Heating supply in urban context



Pedagogical achievements

-         Coordinator of Engineer diploma in ESIEE Paris for the specialty Energy (3 years teaching program, responsible for 10+ courses, confirmed success with number of students from 20 to 49 per promotion from 2014 to 2020)

-         Teaching Ingénieur (Engineer, eq. L3 to M2) level courses since 2013: Heat transfer (30h), Thermodynamics (14h), Solar thermal engineering (30h), Numerical methods applied to energy (30h), Computational fluid dynamics by ANSYS (30h), Dynamic simulation by TRNSYS (30h)

-         Engineering courses in other universities include: “Energy Audit and Energy Efficiency in Buildings” at IMT Lille Douai (2019); “Water-Energy nexus” at Ecole des Ponts (ENPC, 2020).


Selected publications and patents (full list is here)

[1] Chuanyu Zhang, Philippe Brunet, Laurent Royon and Xiaofeng Guo, Mixing intensification using sound-driven micromixer with sharp edges, Chemical Engineering Journal 410, 2021, 128252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.128252  fulltext

[2] Chuanyu Zhang, Xiaofeng Guo, Laurent Royon, and Philippe Brunet, Unveiling of the mechanisms of acoustic streaming induced by sharp edges, Physical Review E 102, 2020, 043110. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.102.043110  fulltext

[3] Sixiang Lyu, Cheng Wang, Chuanyu Zhang, Laurent Royon, Xiaofeng Guo, Experimental characterization of a novel soft polymer heat exchanger for wastewater heat recovery, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2020, 161, 120256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2020.120256   fulltext

[4] Chuanyu Zhang, Xiaofeng Guo, Philippe Brunet, Maxime Costalonga, Laurent Royon, Acoustic streaming near a sharp structure and its mixing performance characterization, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (2019) 23: 104. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-019-2271-5  fulltext

[5] Cheng Wang, Ye Zhu, Xiaofeng Guo, Thermally responsive coating on building heating and cooling energy efficiency and indoor comfort improvement, Applied Energy, 253 (2019), 113506, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113506 fulltext

[6] Mathieu Bourdeau, Xiao-Qiang Zhai, Elyes Nefzaoui, Xiaofeng Guo, Patrice Chatellier, Modelling and forecasting building energy consumption: a review of data-driven techniques, Sustainable Cities and Society, 48, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101533.   fulltext

[7] Xiaofeng Guo, Alain Pascal Goumba, Air source heat pump for domestic hot water supply: performance comparison between individual and building scale installations, Energy, 164 (2018), 794-802, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.09.065.     fulltext

[8] Xiaofeng Guo, Yilin Fan, Lingai Luo, Residence time distribution on flow characterisation of multichannel systems: Modelling and experimentation, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 99 (2018) 407–419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2018.08.016.     fulltext

[9] Xiaofeng Guo, Martin Hendel, Urban water networks as an alternative source for district heating and emergency heat-wave cooling, Energy, Volume 145, 15 February 2018, Pages 79-87, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.12.108.   fulltext

[10]                  Mathieu Bourdeau, Xiaofeng Guo, Elyes Nefzaoui, Buildings energy consumption generation gap: A post-occupancy assessment in a case study of three higher education buildings, Energy and Buildings, Volume 159, 15 January 2018, Pages 600-611, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.11.062. fulltext

[11]                  Alain GOUMBA, Samuel CHICHE, Xiaofeng GUO, Morgane COLOMBERT, Patricia BONNEAU, Recov’Heat: An estimation tool of urban waste heat recovery potential in sustainable cities, AIP Conference Proceedings 1814, 020038 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4976257   fulltext

[12]                  Xiaofeng Guo, Yilin Fan, Lingai Luo, Multi-channel heat exchanger-reactor using arborescent distributors: A characterization study of fluid distribution, heat exchange performance and exothermic reaction, Energy, Volume 69, pp 728-741 (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2014.03.069  fulltext

[13]                  Xiaofeng Guo, Yilin Fan, Lingai Luo, Mixing performance assessment of a multi-channel mini heat exchanger reactor with arborescent distributor and collector, Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 227, pp116-127 (2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2012.08.068  fulltext


Current students

Zhuo MA, PhD, 2020-2024 (CSC funding)

Geyu ZHONG, PhD, 2021-2022 (CSC visiting student)

Chuanyu ZHANG, Postdoc, 2020-2021


Visiting professors and collaborations

Hatef MADANI, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Cheng WANG, Changzhou University, China


Former students

Chuanyu ZHANG, PhD (CSC funding), defended 2020/09, (postdoc at Université Gustave Eiffel - IFSTTAR), 2017-2020

Mathieu BOURDEAU, collaborative project exchange (University of Paris Est and Shanghai Jiao Tong University), 2017-2018

Alain Pascal GOUMBA, PhD, defended 2018/05 (Research Engineer in Efficacity)

Matheus DE OLIVEIRA VILELA, Master, 2016

Soufiane ACOUDAD, Engineer, 2015

Arinaly RALAHY, Engineer, 2015


External links  

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=_5niNDcAAAAJ&hl=en

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/xfguocn

AirBooster DECARBONATHON prize: http://www.esiee.fr/fr/actualite/competition-internationale-decarbonathon-2016


Lecture calendar in ESIEE