Helen Lou, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

  • Wang, J., K. L. Zheng, R. Singh, H. H. Lou, J. P. Hao, B. F. Wang, F. Q.Cheng, “Numerical Simulation and Cold Experimental Research of a Low-NOx, Combustion Technology for Pulverized Low-volatile Coal,” Applied Thermal Engineering, 114, 498–510, 2017.
  • Wang, A., H. H. Lou, D. Chen, A. F. Yu, W. Y. Dang, X. C. Li , C. Martin, V. Damodara, A. Patki, “Combustion Mechanism Development and CFD Simulation for the Prediction of Soot Emission during Flaring,” Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, 10 (4), 459-471, 2016. 
  • Chen, L. W., Q. Xu, J. L. Gossage, H. H. Lou, “Simulation and Economic Evaluation of a Coupled Thermal Vapor Compression Desalination Process for Produced Water Management,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 36, 442-453, 2016.
  • Wang, J., H. H. Lou, F. L. Yang, F. Q. Cheng, Development and Performance Evaluation of a Clean-burning Stove, Journal of Cleaner Production, 134,Part B (15), 447-455, 2016.
  • Wu, J. Z., B. F., Wang, H. H. Lou, F. L. Yang, F. Q. Cheng, “Effects of CaO-K2CO3 on combustion behavior and emission properties of SO2 and NOX during coal sludge combustion,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 11(5), 735-742, 2016.


  • Ph.D (Chemical Engineering), 2001, Wayne State University
  • M.S. (Computer Science), 2001, Wayne State University
  • M.S. (Chemical Engineering), 1998, Wayne State University
  • B.S. (Chemical Engineering), 1993, Zhejiang University, China

Awards & Honors

  • University Professor Award, Lamar University, 2013 (read more)
  • Ann Die Hasselmo Scholar, Lamar University, 2013
  • 100 Talents Program Awardee, Shanxi Province, China, 2012
  • University Scholar Award, Lamar University, 2009
  • University Merit Award, Lamar University, 2004
  • University Research Enhancement Awards, Lamar University, 2001, 2002