Bin Lu

Research Fellow

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Engineering Building (32), E225




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Dr Lu’s research interests include energy market modelling, renewable energy resource assessment, geographic information system application development, electrical system design and power system analysis.


High renewables penetration scenarios, including electricity, sustainable transport, and electrified heat.

Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific project.


Dr Bin Lu is a Research Fellow at the Australian National University’s School of Engineering. He holds a PhD in Renewable Energy and a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a former senior electrical engineer and has a decade of work experience in electrical systems design and providing consulting services to government and industry. Bin Lu was awarded the 2018 Eureka Prize for Environmental Science with Professor Andrew Blakers and A/Prof Matthew Stocks from the Australian National University’s 100% Renewable Energy Team. His research on 100% renewable energy futures has garnered an audience of 15 million worldwide.

Activities & Awards

Eureka Prize for Environmental Science (2018)

CECS Remote Teaching and Student Experience Award (2021)

Dr Lu is a course convener for ENGN3100 Practical Experience.

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