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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!


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 named ExCEEd Teaching Fellows

June 12, 2019

From June 2–7, Prof. Zuo was selected to attend this year's ExCEEd Teaching Workshop and has been named ExCEEd Teaching Fellows by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Congratulations! The ExCEEd Teaching Workshop is a six-day practicum that provides engineering educators with an opportunity to improve their teaching abilities. ASCE...


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.