Tianzhen Hong

Computational Staff Scientist/Engineer

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Simulation Research Group

Deputy, Building Technology Department

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
90R3147
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3148C

Tianzhen Hong

Awards

October 2019

Tianzhen Hong, Sang Hoon Lee, Xuan Luo, Kaiyu Sun, Cindy Regnier, Mary Ann Piette, Yixing Chen, Rongpeng Chen, Sarah Taylor-Lange, Phillip Price

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 (2016 to present), Editor
Building and Environment (2014-2019); Building Simulation (2013 to present); Applied Energy (2017 to present), Editorial Board

Publications

2020

Hong, Tianzhen, Yixing Chen, Xuan Luo, Na Luo, and Sang Hoon Lee. "Ten questions on urban building energy modeling." Building and Environment 168 (2020) 106508.
Wang, Zhe, and Tianzhen Hong. "Reinforcement learning for building controls: The opportunities and challenges." Applied Energy 269 (2020) 115036.

2019

Lee, Sang Hoon, and Tianzhen Hong. "Validation of an inverse model of zone air heat balance." Building and Environment 161 (2019) 106232.
Hong, Tianzhen, Yujie Xu, Kaiyu Sun, Wanni Zhang, and Xuan Luo. "Visualizing Urban Microclimate and Quantifying its Impact on Building Energy Use in San Francisco." the 1st ACM International WorkshopProceedings of the 1st ACM International Workshop on Urban Building Energy Sensing, Controls, Big Data Analysis, and Visualization - UrbSys'19. New York, NY, USA: ACM Press, 2019.
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.

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