Dr. Sen Huang visited SBS lab and presented his work

Dec. 31, 2018

On December 21, Dr. Sen Huang, alumni of SBS lab, who is now a Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), visited our lab and gave a presentation. During the presentation, Dr. Huang introduced their work concerning building energy modeling and control at PNNL. Many PhD students of Architectural Engineering,...


Review paper accepted by Reliability Engineering & System Safety

Nov. 30, 2018

Our paper Literature Review on Modeling and Simulation of Energy Infrastructures from a Resilience Perspective led by PhD student Jing has been accepted by Reliability Engineering & System Safety. This is a recognition to her work by the resilience community. Congratulations to her and keep up! J. Wang , W...


Guest lecture by Dr. Angela Loder from WELL Building Institute

Nov. 28, 2018

On November 27, Dr. Angela Loder, Vice President of International WELL Building Institute, gave a guest lecture in Dr. Zuo's course AREN 5890 Sustainable Building Design. During the lecture, Dr. Loder introduced the Well Building Standard and how the standard aims to address human health and well-being. To learn more...


PhD students presented at 2018 SimClub event organized by IBPSA-Denver

Nov. 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, the annual event SimClub by IBPSA-Denver was held on CU campus. Graduate students from the University of Colorado-Boulder and the Colorado School of Mines gave short summaries of their current research projects. Five PhD students from our group presented their work titled: Equation-based Object-oriented Modeling and...


Professor Jeffrey Siegel visited SBS Lab

Oct. 24, 2018

Professor Jeffrey Siegel from the University of Toronto visited our lab and discussed potential research collaborations on October 24th. Professor Siegel is fellow of ASHRAE and a member of the Academy of Fellows of ISIAQ. His research interests including healthy and sustainable buildings, ventilation and indoor air quality in residential...


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 visited the headquarter of SOM in Chicago

Sept. 28, 2018

Dr. Zuo visited the headquarter of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) in Chicago, IL on September 28th. He also gave an invited talk to introduce our research in modeling of smart and resilient cities. SOM is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban...


New NSF grant for our group

Sept. 3, 2018

Dr. Zuo (Co-PI) is awarded a new NSF grant for their proposal “Planning IUCRC at University of Colorado Boulder: Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST)”. The project is a joint effort led by Professor Moncef Krarti (PI) and a collaboration between CU Boulder, Arizona State University and City College...


Four Ph.D. students had summer internship at PNNL and Mitsubishi

Aug. 10, 2018

This summer, 4 members of our lab had internships at national labs and industrial companies. Yangyang Fu and Jing Wang worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland. Yunyang Ye worked at PNNL, Portland site. Xu Han worked for Mitsubishi Electric in Boston. They all had a productive and...


Dr. Zuo received a new grant from Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory

Aug. 10, 2018

Dr. Zuo received a new grant from the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory for his project titled “An Innovative Computational Platform for Robust and Optimal Operation of Renewable Energy Cities”. This is a joint project with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Congratulations!