Dr. Hongyuan Jia is a postdoctoral fellow at the Berkeley Education Alliance for Rearch in Singapore. He specializes in building performance modelling and simulation, with expertise in parametric building modelling tooling and analysis. He is the author of R package eplusr, epluspar, epwshiftr, ggpsychro and others which provides a rich toolkit for building energy performance assessment under climate changes using building energy modeling.


  • Building energy simulation
  • Data analytics
  • Data visualization
  • R Programming


  • PhD in Heating, Gasing, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning, 2020

    Chongqing University, China

  • BSc in Built Environment, 2013

    Chongqing University, China


From my blog

Building an R development environment in neovim using Windows WSL

Table of Contents Motivation Why just totaly switch to Linux? Dropbox smart sync support. Tools that are no good alternative Why I use Linux Motivation Right now [Windows WSL](Windows Subsystem for Linux Documentation) can be well integreated Try to build a neovim(https://neovim.

Talks / Workshops

Interfacing EnergyPlus using R -- Intro to eplusr R package

This is a half-day hands on workshop on eplusr. You will learn how to read, parse, modify EnergyPlus IDF and EPW files, conduct parametric simulations and collect results directly in R.