Dr. Bing Dong works on human building interactions, integrated building energy systems, building controls and diagnostics. He teaches HVAC design and fundamental of controls. He directs the BESTLab.
Dr. Zhipeng Deng is a postdoctoral researcher working on multiple projects related to healthy building environment and smart control of HVAC systems. He received PhD degree from Purdue University.
Yapan is a third-year Ph.D. student, his research focuses on big data based building occupancy analysis and building control.
Yuewei is a second-year Ph.D. student, he is currently working on "Development and Demonstrate an Occupant-Centric Modular Energy Pod" project.
Xuezheng is a first-year Ph.D. student, he is currently working on "Honeywell Syracuse Next Generation IAQ Research" project.
Zixin is a first-year Ph.D. student, his research focuses on building controls.
Pratik is a first-year Ph.D. student, his research focuses on indoor air quality.
BEST Lab Alumni
• Meng Kong, Ph.D., 2019-2021
• Hannah Fontenot, Ph.D. graduated in December 2021
• Zhaoxuan Li, Ph.D. graduated in May 2018
• Marzieh Jafary (Co-Advised by Prof. Les), Ph.D. graduated in May 2018
• Amin Mirakhorli, Ph.D. graduated in December 2017
• Wei Mu, M.S. in Finance and Applied Data Science, graduated in May 2021
• Junfan Chen, M.S. in B.A. and C.S., 2021-Present
• TJ Tolbert, M.S. in MAE, 2021
• Yu Bao, M.S. graduated in May 2021
• Sadam Abdelmutaal, M.S. graduated in May 2019
• Vishnu Prakash, M.S. graduated in May 2019
• Tianhui Jiang, M.S. graduated in May 2018
• Matthew Coleman, M.S. graduate in August 2017
• Edward(Rome) Hooks, M.S. 2014-2016, now at Texas Sustainable Energy Solutions, LLC
• Gaelen MacFand, M.S. 2014-2016, now at CPS Energy
• Bryan Rivas, M.S. 2013-2016
• John Delgado, M.S. 2014-2015
• S M Rahman, M.S. 2013-2015
• Debashis Dey, M.S. 2013-2015
• Cody Lee, M.S. 2013-2014
• Collin Fiske, B.S.
• Daniel Hinojosa, B.S.
• Gabriela Pineda, B.S.
• Karen Aradillaz, B.S.
• Montgomery Bertschy, B.S.
• Steven Stringfield, B.S.
• Tianhui Li, B.S.
• Richard Wan, B.S.