Work Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Senior Research Engineering, Postdoctoral Fellow

Berkeley Education Alliance for Rearch in Singapore (BEARS)

March 2019 – Present Singapore, SG
  • Conducted research relating to SinBerBEST Theme E: Cyber Physical Testbed, including performed energy simulation, and data analysis, as well as working with researchers across SinBerBEST themes to achieve the program’s aim to improve energy efficiency, sustainability and indoor environmental quality in buildings in tropical climates.
  • Creator and maintainer of the eplusr package, a framework for integrating building energy simulation and data-driven analytics.
  • Creator and maintainer of the epluspar package, an R package for conducting parametric analyses on EnergyPlus models.
  • Creator and maintainer of the eplusr-docker project, providing infrastructures to bring portable and reusable computational environments to facilitate reproducible BES applications.
  • Creator and maintainer of the epwshiftr package, an R package for creating future weather files under climate changes for building energy simulation.
  • Creator and maintainer of the psychrolib package, an R package to enable the calculation of psychrometric properties of moist and dry air.
  • Creator and maintainer of the ggpsychro package, an R package for making psychrometric charts using ‘ggplot2’.
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

March 2016 – March 2017 Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Conducted experimentally tests on the behavior of radiant cooling systems in office buildings
  • Conducted parametric simulation analyses on the integrated control of radiant ceiling panel system and daylighting harvesting in commercial buildings using EnergyPlus
  • Drafted project final report with the project team and published a journal article
 
 
 
 
 

Green building consultant

Green Building Technology Research Center, Chongqing University

June 2013 – June 2015 Chongqing, CN
  • Performed assessment of building systems and development of building improvement strategies and design alternatives
  • Conducted a comprehensive review on Singapore BCA Green Mark Scheme and China Green Building Evaluation Standard
  • Prepared submission materials for green building accreditation for both Singapore and China

Education

 
 
 
 
 

Visiting Scholar at Energy Technologies Area

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

March 2016 – March 2017 Berkeley, CA, USA
 
 
 
 
 

Ph.D. in Heating, Gaising, Ventilation and Air-conditioning

Chongqing University - School of Civil Engineering

September 2013 – December 2020 Chongqing, CN
Thesis title: “Research on Thermal Characteristics and Energy Model Calibration for Radiant Cooling Systems in Office Buildings”
 
 
 
 
 

Bsc. in Built Environment

Chongqing University - School of Urban Construction and Environmental Engineering

September 2009 – June 2013 Chongqing, CN
Grade: 3.5/4.0 with honours
Rank 2nd

Teaching

 
 
 
 
 

Teahcing Assistant

Chongqing University

September 2013 – December 2013 Chongqing, CN
  • Theory and technology of human settlements engineering
  • Built environment and human thermal comfort

Honors & Awards

Excellent Graduate

National Scholarship of China

Excellent Student of Technological Innovation

Excellent Student

Scholarship for Outstanding Students

Awarded every semester

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