Three PhD students presented at 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference

June 28, 2019

The 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference took place from June 22-26 in Kansas City. Three PhD students from our group presented their work. Their presentation titles are: Yangyang Fu: Modeling the Transient Event of Data Center Cooling during the Power Outage; Yunyang Ye: Methodology to Evaluate Sensitive Levels of Inputs for...


Prof. Zuo gave plenary talk at IBPSA-China National Conference

June 11, 2019

On May 16, the IBPSA-China National Conference took place in Chengdu, China. Prof. Zuo gave a plenary talk titled "Modelica-based System Modeling for Green Buildings and Smart Cities". He introduced the work of SBS Lab in the field of applying advanced modeling tools in building, community and urban scales.


SBS Lab presented a panel talk and four posters in the 2019 Energy Transition Symposium

April 8, 2019

From April 1st to 2nd, the 8th annual 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium was held in Denver. The co-hosts of this event are Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory energy research partners — University of Colorado, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Energy related people from...


Dr. Zuo presented our work at the 13th International Modelica Conference in Regensburg, Germany

March 21, 2019

From March 4-6, 2019, the 13th International Modelica Conference was held in Regensburg, Germany. Dr. Zuo attended the conference and presented our research. He also visited three German institutes: Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP), Coburg University of Applied Sciences, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, and discussed opportunities for collaborations. Photo shows Dr...


Yunyang and Yangyang got scholarships to attend ASHRAE Winter Conference

Feb. 3, 2019

From January 12th to 16th, 2019, the ASHRAE Winter Conference took place in Atlanta. Two PhD students from our group, Yunyang and Yangyang attended the conference. Yunyang was soponsered by the CU ASHRAE Student Branch. Yangyang was sponsered by both the CU ASHRAE Student Branch and the ASHRAE Rocky Mountain...


Dr. Zuo gave invited speech at “Panel of Current Research: Building Smart, Community-Based Decision-Making”

Oct. 19, 2018

Dr. Zuo was invited to speak at the “Panel of Current Research: Building Smart, Community-Based Decision-Making” at the Community Building Colorado-Style Conference in Boulder, CO, on October 19. Dr. Zuo gave a presentation titled “Novel Computational Framework for Optimal Planning of Smart, Sustainable, and Connected Communities” and discussed with the...


Dr. Zuo presented 4 papers at COBEE2018 conference

March 4, 2018

From Feb. 5th-9th, COBEE2018 was held in Melbourne, Australia. The goal of the COBEE2018 conference is to bring together experimental and numerical practitioners, and to foster discussions and exchange of knowledge. Dr. Zuo attended the conference and presented four papers from our group: W. Tian, Y. Fu, Q. Wang, T...


Conference paper awarded the Best Paper at 2017 Chinese National Conference on HVAC Modeling

Dec. 8, 2017

Former visiting Ph.D. student Guang Zhou and current Ph.D. student Yunyang's paper titled "Modelling Water-Cooled Air Coolers under Wet-Cooling Conditions" was awarded the Best Paper Award at the Chinese National Conference on HVAC Modeling in Guangzhou, China. Three papers were awarded this year. Big congrats to Guang and Yunyang! The...


Dr. Zuo gave a talk at the Community Building Colorado-Style conference

Oct. 22, 2017

On Oct. 21, the Colorado Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) and CU Boulder's Community Engagement, Design and Research (CEDaR) Center hosted the Community Building Colorado-Style conference. Speakers and panelists discussed innovations to encourage small businesses, smart city technologies, creative districts, mobile and manufactured housing communities, green infrastructure strategies, citizen...

Building Simulation 2017

Dr. Zuo attended the Building Simulation 2017 conference in San Francisco

Sept. 28, 2017

Dr. Zuo attended and presented at the Building Simulation 2017 conference in August 2017 in San Francisco, CA. During the conference, he also attended the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) Board Meeting, IBPSA-USA Research Committee Meeting, and IBPSA Project 1 Kick-off Meeting. Dr. Zuo is currently serving as the...