Helen Lou, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

  1. Damodara, V. D., A. Alphones, D. H. Chen. H. H. Lou, C. Martin, and X.C. Li, Flare Performance Modeling and Set Point Determination using Artificial Neural Networks, Int J. Energy Environ Eng, 2019. doi:10.1007/s40095-019-00314-3.
  2. Chen, L. W., P. Gangadharan, and H. H. Lou “Sustainability Assessment of Combined Steam and Dry Reforming vs. Tri-reforming of Methane for Syngas Production,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 13, 2018. doi: 10.1002/apj.2168.
  3. Wang, J., H. H. Lou, F. L. Yang, F. Q. Cheng, “Numerical Simulation of a Decoupling and Re-burning Combinative Low-NOx Coal Grate Boiler,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 188, 977-988, 2018.
  4. Gai, H., K. Zheng, J. Lin, H. H. Lou, “Process Simulation, Economic and Environmental Sustainability Assessment of a Gas-To-Liquids Process,” J. Chem Eng Process Technol 9: 373. 2018. doi: 10.4172/2157-7048.100037.


  • 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

  • AIChE Fellow, 2018
  • AIChE Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award, 2014
  • University Professor Award, Lamar University, 2013
  • Ann Die Hasselmo Scholar, Lamar University, 2013
  • University Scholar Award, Lamar University, 2009
  • University Merit Award, Lamar University, 2004
  • University Research Enhancement Awards, Lamar University, 2001, 2002