Tianzhen Hong

Computational Staff Scientist/Engineer

Simulation Research Group

Deputy, Building Technology Department

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3148C

Tianzhen Hong

Professional Associations

Operating Agent, IEA EBC Annex 66 (2013-2018) , Occupant Behavior in Buildings
Chair, ASHRAE MTG.OBB , Occupant Behavior in Buildings
Fellow, IBPSA , Building Performance Simulation
Co-lead of Subtask 3, IEA EBC Annex 79 , Occupant behavior-centric building design and operation

Journal and Editorial Board Memberships

Energy and Buildings, Editor
Building and Environment; Building Simulation; Applied Energy, Editorial Board



Chen, Yixing, Tianzhen Hong, Xuan Luo, and Barry Hooper. "Development of city buildings dataset for urban building energy modeling." Energy and Buildings 183 (2019) 252 - 265.
Hong, Tianzhen, and Sang Hoon Lee. "Integrating physics-based models with sensor data: An inverse modeling approach." Building and Environment 154 (2019) 23 - 31.
Guo, Siyue, Da Yan, Tianzhen Hong, Chan Xiao, and Ying Cui. "A novel approach for selecting typical hot-year (THY) weather data." Applied Energy 242 (2019) 1634 - 1648.


Wang, Zhe, Tianzhen Hong, and Ruoxi Jia. "Buildings.Occupants: a Modelica package for modelling occupant behaviour in buildings." Journal of Building Performance Simulation (2018) 1 - 12.
Jain, Rajeev, Xuan Luo, Gökhan Sever, Tianzhen Hong, and Charlie Catlett. "Representation and evolution of urban weather boundary conditions in downtown Chicago." Journal of Building Performance Simulation (2018) 1 - 14.