Robert Hart performs research and model development of energy-efficient windows and window attachments within the Windows and Envelope Materials Group. His recent work includes the development and experimental analysis of highly insulating "super windows", shading systems, and vacuum glazing. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University with concentrations in heat transfer and fluid dynamics. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California, and a LEED AP.
Window Spacers and Edge Seals in Insulating Glass Units: A State-of-the-Art Review and Future Perspectives." Energy and Buildings 58 (2013): 263-280. "
Impacts of Operating Hardware on Window Thermal Performance." In BEST3 Conference. Atlanta, GA, 2012. "
Thermal Performance Impacts of Center-of-Glass Deflections in Installed Insulating Glazing Units." Energy and Buildings 54, no. November 2012 (2012): 453-460. "
Fenestration of Today and Tomorrow: A State-of-the-Art Review and Future Research Opportunities." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 96 (2011): 1-28. "