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Ph.D. student, Kathryn Hinkelman received the Marlene & Joseph Board Fellowship to attend the 2022 COBEE Conference.

April 28, 2022

Ph.D. student, Kathryn (Katy) Hinkelman received 2022 Marlene & Joseph Borda Architectural Engineering Graduates Fellowships from Penn State University to attend the 5th International Conference on Building Energy and Environment ( COBEE ) in Montreal Canada, July 25-29, 2022. She will present her work titled "Ecosystem-Level Biomimicry for the Built...

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Ph.D. candidate, Cary Faulkner received a travel grant to attend the 2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference.

April 25, 2022

Ph.D. candidate, Cary Faulkner received a travel grant to attend the 2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Toronto . He will present his work titled "A Novel Physics-Informed Algorithm for Training AI Models to Predict Indoor Airflow" at one of the Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Modeling seminars. We wish him safe...

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Lab member, Cary Faulkner is recognized as Ph.D. fellow for University of Nebraska Symposium.

April 25, 2022

Ph.D. candidate, Cary Faulkner was selected as a Ph.D. Fellow for this year’s University of Nebraska Lincoln Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction PhD Symposium. He will participate in the " Future of the Building Industry " workshop and present his research titled “Tradeoffs Between Indoor Air Quality and...

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Lab director, Dr. Zuo invited to give two seminars, at Drexel University and Lehigh University.

April 25, 2022

Lab director, Dr. Wangda Zuo, was invited to two in-person seminars last week, to speak about his ongoing work on smart, sustainable, and resilient cities. On April 19, Dr. Zuo spoke at the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University, and on April 21 Dr. Zuo spoke...

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Lab director, Dr. Zuo is featured on the College of Engineering's website at Penn State University.

April 14, 2022

Lab director, Dr. Zuo is featured on the College of Engineering 's website at Penn State University. He recently joined the Penn State College of Engineering as a professor of architectural engineering. He also serves as associate director for the Global Building Network, an initiative that aims to advance building...

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Lab director, Dr. Zuo will give a webinar on Modeling in Building to Grid Integration on April 28.

April 14, 2022

Lab director, Dr. Zuo will give a webinar on modeling in building to grid integration on April 28. This webinar will introduce system modeling in the context of building-to-grid integration. Relevant concepts with a focus on requirements for system modeling are provided as background information. Then, methods to address those...

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Lab members, Nasim and Saranya, received ASHRAE Rocky Mountain Chapter Student Scholarship.

April 3, 2022

Ph.D. students, Nasim Mamaghani and Saranya Anbarasu received the 2021-22 ASHRAE Rocky Mountain Chapter Student Scholarship. The regional ASHRAE chapter at Denver awards scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong background in HVAC&R and have good communication and leadership skills. The award announcements were made during the virtual student night...

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Paper on Carbon Emission Responsive Building Control has been published in Applied Energy.

March 28, 2022

This paper proposes a carbon emission responsive building control framework for controlling thermostatically controllable loads such as heat pumps and heat pump water heaters. The control decisions are made in response to the real-time grid carbon emission intensity signals to shift the loads from “unclean” hours to “clean” hours. The...

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SBS Lab held an in-person event to share our findings on U.S. – Ireland R&D partnership project with collaborators.

March 28, 2022

SBS Lab met with our collaborators from Ireland last week to discuss the project milestones. In this two-day international event, SBS Lab talked about our research findings and direction of the project with our collaborators. This was the first time that SBS Lab hosted a face-to-face event with international collaborators...

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Lab member, Cary Faulkner successfully passed his Ph.D. comprehensive examination.

March 21, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Cary Faulkner successfully passed his comprehensive examination on Thursday, March 17 2022. He presented his thesis proposal entitled "Advanced Modeling of HVAC Operation for Sustainable and Resilient Office Buildings During the COVID-19 Pandemic" to six committee members, including professors from CU and national laboratory scientists from Lawrence Berkeley...

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