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

Co-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

Building and Environment, Editorial Board
Building Simulation, Editorial Board
Energy and Buildings, Editor
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.


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.
Hong, Tianzhen, Jared Langevin, and Kaiyu Sun. "Building Simulation: Ten Challenges." Building Simulation 11 (2018).