SBS Lab alumnus, Dr. Yunyang Ye, has been selected as recipient of the 2022 Hommer Addams Award. This award was given in recognition of his contribution to the ASHRAE research project RP-1771, "Developement of new baseline models for U.S. medium office buildings based on commercial buildings energy consumption survey data". He conducted this research while completing his Ph.D. at our lab. For more information about this award please visit here.
Dr. Ye obtained his Ph.D. degree in Architectural Engineering at University of Colorado Boulder in 2019. During his study at CU Boulder, he focused on large-scale building energy modeling, sensitivity analysis, building energy codes, and net zero energy community. He received the ASHRAE Grant-in-Aid Award ($10,000) and ASHRAE Student Travel Grant. He was also nominated by the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering as the sole nominee of the department to compete for Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award at the College of Engineering and Applied Science. He is currently working on building energy simulations and analyses, and urban scale modeling at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Congratulations to Dr. Ye on this well-deserved award and wish him all the best in his future endeavors!