Yunyang's Defense

Yunyang passes his Ph.D. defense!

Nov. 3, 2019

On October 30, 2019 Yunyang passed his Ph.D defense and became the first member of the SBS Lab to get their Ph.D. at CU Boulder! He presented his dissertation titled Standardized Computational Framework for Prototypical Building Energy Model Creation and Building Energy Analyses to committee members Dr. John Zhai, Dr...

Students with Dr. Chen

Dr. Qingyan "Yan" Chen delivers seminar at CU Boulder

Oct. 10, 2019

Dr. Yan Chen from Purdue University gave a seminar titled "Inverse Design of Indoor Environment by CFD-based Optimal Methods" at CU boulder on October 9th. Dr. Chen, who was Dr. Zuo's advisor at Purdue University, discussed using an inverse design approach for enclosed environments with different methods to model the...

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Jes receives scholarship to attend the Energy Service Coalition’s 8th Annual Market Transformation Conference

Oct. 2, 2019

Ph.D. student Jes Stershic received a scholarship to attend the Energy Service Coalition’s 8th Annual Market Transformation Conference, in Denver, CO, held August 21-23, 2019. According to Jes, "The Energy Service Coalition was a unique opportunity to meet and discuss guaranteed energy savings performance contracting (GESPC) with people from all...

Professor Rawal talk

Professor Rajan Rawal gives seminar at CU Boulder

Oct. 2, 2019

Professor Rajan Rawal from the Centre for Advanced Studies in Building Science and Energy at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India gave a seminar on September 27, hosted by Prof. Wangda Zuo at CU Boulder. His talk on bringing thermal comfort in buildings to all, while improving building environmental and energy...

BS 2019

Yunyang, Katy and Dr. Zuo present at the 2019 Building Simulation conference in Rome

Sept. 12, 2019

The 2019 Building Simulation conference hosted by the International Building Performance Simulation Association was held in Rome, September 2-4. Four presentations were delivered by members of the group: Enhancing the Implementation of a First-order Equivalent Thermal Parameter Model to Enable Accurate and Robust Building Thermal Response Prediction by Ph.D. student...

Expert Meeting

Dr. Zuo and Katy attend the IBPSA Project 1 Expert Meeting in Rome

Sept. 12, 2019

Dr. Zuo and Ph.D. student Katy Hinkelman attended the IBPSA Project 1 4th Expert Meeting in Rome, Italy on August 31 and September 1, 2019. The meeting covered ongoing work for the tasks related to project 1, inlcuding discussions and a hands-on training session. More information about this meeting can...


Katy and Yunyang present at IBO Workshop in Boulder

Aug. 8, 2019

The 2019 Intelligent Building Operations Workshop was held in Boulder, August 7-9. Two presentations were given by members of the SBS lab: Large-scale Building Performance Simulations for Commercial Building Energy Standards by Ph.D. candidate Yunyang Ye, and A Modeling Framework to Evaluate Energy, Transportation, and Communication Interdependence in Smart and...


The American Modelica Conference 2020 to be held at University of Colorado Boulder

July 22, 2019

The 2nd American Modelica Conference will be hosted by our SBS Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder during March 23-25, 2020. Dr. Zuo and our Ph.D. students Katy and Jes are serving on the local organizaiton committee. For more information on the conference, see .


Katy receives scholarship to attend IBPSA Project 1 and BS2019 in Rome

July 8, 2019

The International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) has offered Katy $1,000 + $1,500 for travel expenses to attend their Project 1 meeting and Building Simulation conference in Rome, Italy during September 2-4, 2019. Congratulations, Katy!


Dr. Zuo is appointed as Chair of ASHRAE TC 4.10

July 1, 2019

Dr. Zuo served as the Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee (TC) 7.4: Exergy Analysis for Sustainable Buildings from 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2019. Now, he is retired from this position and will begin his term as the Chair of TC 4.10: Indoor Environmental Modeling. Congratulations to Dr. Zuo!