Dr Wu is a Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and an EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Fellow. Dawei is also a part of the Vehicle Technology Research Centre. Dawei has published over 50 peer reviewed papers and book chapters in the field of Mechanical and Marine Engineering, mainly on power generation systems, decarbonisation, cryogenic energy applications, novel linear engine generators and zero carbon propulsions. He has received major grants from EPSRC, British Council, and European Commission. His main areas of teaching are modules on thermodynamics, automation control engineering, marine engineering, and mechanical engineering design.