Wangda Zuo
Associate Professor • Lewis-Worcester Faculty Fellow • Joint Appointment at National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Building Systems Engineering • Civil Systems • Engineering Science

Office: ECCE 247

Dr. Zuo has multiple funded PhD student positions for fall 2022. Visit his lab website for more details.


  • PhD (05/2010) Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA
  • MSc (07/2005) Computational Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • MEng (06/2003) Automation, Chongqing University, China
  • BSc (07/2000) Automation, Chongqing University, China

Research Interests


  • Fellow, International Building Performance Simulation Association, 2021
  • Research Development Award, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, CU Boulder, 2020.
  • Distinguished Service Award, ASHRAE, 2017.
  • Eliahu I. Jury Early Career Research Award, College of Engineering, University of Miami, 2016.
  • SEEDS You Choose Leadership Award, University of Miami, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Emerging Professional Award in recognition of superior early achievement in the field of energy modeling, IBPSA-USA, 2016.
  • Provost Research Award, University of Miami, 2014.
  • Best Poster Award, IBPSA-USA Winter Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2009

Recent Publications