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.


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...


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,...


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...


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 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...


Dr. Zuo visited China in May

May 28, 2018

Dr. Zuo gave invited talks at six universities in China from May 14th to May 25th. The universities are Tianjin University , Harbin Institute of Technology , Guangzhou University , Central South University , Hunan University , and Tsinghua University . Following is a photo of the research facility for aircraft cabin environment at Tianjin University.


Members of SBS Lab visited affordable housing with BHP

March 28, 2018

On March 5th, Dr. Zuo, some PhD students and one master student visited the affordable housing in Boulder with the company of officials from the Boulder Housing Partners (BHP). They examined the energy systems, including renewable energy generation equipment of some apartments. Affordable housing in Boulder From left to right:...


Dr. Zuo gave a talk at ESW-Denver

Dec. 22, 2017

On December 8th, Dr. Zuo gave a talk about smart and resilient cities at Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) - Denver. ESW is a growing collection of technically-minded people looking to make the world a better place. Most of ESW's impact comes from projects done by its 50 college-based...


Dr. Zuo gave an invited talk at NREL

Dec. 11, 2017

On December 11th, Dr. Zuo visited the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado and gave an invited talk titled "Equation-based Modeling and Simulation for Cyber-Physical Systems: From Sustainable Buildings to Smart and Resilient Cities". For more information of NREL, please click here .