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New members are joining the SBS lab with honor

May 3, 2019

Three new Ph.D. students will join our group this summer: Cary Faulkner from Purdue University, Jessica Steric from Uni. of Alabama and Yingli Lou from Chongqing University, China. Also, some of the new members also received a few awards before joining the group: Jessica received the “Dean’s Graduate Assistantship” from...

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Xu Han won this year's ASHRAE College of Fellows Travel Award

May 3, 2019

Congratulation to Xu for winning this year's ASHRAE College of Fellows Travel Award for this year. The award provides a stipend to attend the ASHRAE Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO (June 22 - 26, 2018) and the ASHRAE Winter Meeting in Orlando, FL (February 1 - 5, 2019).

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Dr. Zuo is appointed as Associate Editor of the Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

April 23, 2019

Recently, Dr. Zuo has been appointed as Associate Editor of the Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. This journal publishes research papers that contain original work of permanent interest in all areas of solar energy, wind energy, and energy conservation, as well as discussions of policy and regulatory issues that affect...

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Yunyang Ye won the ASHRAE Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Award

April 16, 2019

Yunyang Ye received the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) Graduate Student Grant-in-Aid Award. He is the third student in our group who has received this honour. The Grant-in-Aid is a grant of funds to a full-time graduate student of ASHRAE-related technologies. The goal of the Grant-In-Aid...

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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...

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SBS lab hosted the Simulation and Optimization of Building Systems Workshop

March 21, 2019

On March 18th, 2019, the Simulation and Optimization of Building Systems Workshop was held on CU main campus. SBS lab hosted this workshop. Over 20 scholars, technicians and PhD students from the US and China attended the workshop. Topics covered DOE's recent building energy modeling efforts, cutting-edge building simulation tools,...

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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...

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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...

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New research project "Comprehensive Pliant Permissive Priority Optimization" funded by DOE

Jan. 13, 2019

Recently, our lab received a new funded project studying “Comprehensive Pliant Permissive Priority Optimization”. The project is funded by Department of Energy and it is a joint project with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The project goal is to develop a framework to prioritize behind-the-meter end-use...

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Tom Sevilla successfully passed his doctoral thesis proposal

Jan. 13, 2019

On January 7, Tom Sevilla , a third-year PhD student of our group, passed his doctoral thesis defense at the University of Miami. His PhD research proposal is titled “Model-based Control of Distributed Energy Resources for Building-to-grid integrations”. Congratulations to Tom!

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