(1)National Key Fundamental Research project: Static and dynamic performance of energy utilization system in buildings. 2000~2005
(2)National Key Technology Project: Development and pilot depot testing on solar energy driven low-temperature grain cooling technology, 2004~2006
(3)Shanghai Key Technology Project: Building integrated renewable energy techmologies and systems, 2003~2005
(4)Shanghai Key Fundamental Research project: On heat & mass transfer and flow pattern in moisture control of buildings. 2003~2005
(5)National Scientific Foundation program: Study on key problems of high performance solar driven thermoelectric cooling system. 2004~2006
(6)National Key Technology Project: Study on building integrated solar energy technology with heating, cooling, and natural ventilation. 2007~2009
(7)National Key Technology Project/Expo’2010 special program: Efficient clean energy system used in city and its demonstration. 2005～2007
(8)Shanghai Key Technology Project/Expo’2010 special program：Building integrated solar energy technology and its application.2005～2007。
(9)National Scientific Foundation program: Theoretical and experimental studies on thea ways of concentration, transmission, and utlization for Fresnel Lens solar concnetrator with high concentration ratio. 2009~2011
(10)National High Technology Project: Study on an one step two stages solar desiccant cooling and dehumidification system. 2008~2010
1.Z.Q. Xiong, Y.J. Dai, R.Z. Wang, Investigation on a two-stage solar liquid-desiccant (LiBr) dehumidification system assisted by CaCl2 solution, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2009, 29( 5-6), 1209-1215
2.D.La, Y.J.Dai, Y.Li, etc., Technical development of rotary desiccant dehumidification and air conditioning: a review, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2010, 14:130-147
3.H. Zhai, Y.J. Dai, J.Y. Wu, R.Z. Wang. Experimental investigation and analysis on a concentrating solar collector using linear Fresnel lens, Energy Conversion and Management, 2010,51(1):48-55
4.L. Mei, Y. J. Dai. A technical review on use of liquid-desiccant dehumidification for air-conditioning application. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2008, 12(3):662-689
5.T.S.Ge, Y.J.Dai, R.Z.Wang, Y.Li, Experimental investigation on a one-rotor two stage desiccant cooling system, Energy, 2008(33):1807-1815
6.Y.J.Dai, H.F.Zhang, Numerical simulation and theoretical analysis of heat and mass transfer in a cross flow liquid desiccant air dehumidifier packed with honey comb paper, Energy conversion and Management, 2004, 45(9-10), 1343 -1356.
7.C.X.Jia, Y.J.Dai, R.Z.Wang, J.Y.Wu，Use of compound desiccant to develop high performance desiccant cooling system，Internatinal Journal of Refrigeration, 2007(30), 345-353.
8.C.X.Jia, Y.J.Dai, R.Z.Wang, J.Y.Wu, Experimental comparison of two honeycombed desiccant wheels fabricated with silica gel and composite desiccant material, Energy Conversion and Management, 2006, 47（15－16）: 2523-2534.
9.Y.J.Dai, R.Z.Wang, L.Ni, Experimental investigation and analysis on a thermoelectric refrigerator driven by solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells, 2003, 77(4), 377-391.
10.Y.J.Dai, K.Sumathy, R.Z.Wang, Y.G.Li, Enhancement of natural ventilation in a solar house with a solar chimney and a solid adsorption cooling cavity, Solar Energy, 2003, 74, 65-75.