Publications: Building Technology and Urban Systems Division
Wang, Zhe, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette."Building thermal load prediction through shallow machine learning and deep learning."Applied Energy 263 (2020) 114683. DOI
Gerber, Daniel L., Richard Liou, and Richard E. Brown."Energy-saving opportunities of direct-DC loads in buildings."Applied Energy 248 (2019) 274 - 287. DOI
Wang, Zhe, Tianzhen Hong, Mary Ann Piette, and Marco Pritoni."Inferring occupant counts from Wi-Fi data in buildings through machine learning."Building and Environment 158 (2019) 281 - 294. DOI
Wang, Zhe, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette."Predicting plug loads with occupant count data through a deep learning approach."Energy 181 (2019) 29 - 42. DOI
Less, Brennan, Spencer M. Dutton, Iain S. Walker, Max H. Sherman, and Jordan D. Clark."Energy savings with outdoor temperature-based smart ventilation control strategies in advanced California homes."Energy and Buildings 194 (2019) 317 - 327. DOI
Wang, Zhe, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette."Data fusion in predicting internal heat gains for office buildings through a deep learning approach."Applied Energy 240 (2019) 386 - 398. DOI
Blum, David H., and Michael Wetter."MPCPy: An Open-Source Software Platform for Model Predictive Control in Buildings."Proceedings of the 15th IBPSA Conference: Building Simulation 2017 (2017).
Yan, Da, William O'Brien, Tianzhen Hong, Xiaohang Feng, H. Burak Gunay, Farhang Tahmasebi, and Ardeshir Mahdavi."Occupant Behavior Modeling for Building Performance Simulation: Current State and Future Challenges."Energy and Buildings 107 (2015) 264-278. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Simona D'Oca, William J. N. Turner, and Sarah C. Taylor-Lange."An Ontology to Represent Energy-related Occupant Behavior in Buildings Part I: Introduction to the DNAs Framework."Building and Environment 92 (2015) 764-777. DOI
D'Oca, Simona, and Tianzhen Hong."Occupancy Schedules Learning Process Through a Data Mining Framework."Energy and Buildings 88 (2015) 395-408. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, and Hung-Wen Lin."Occupant Behavior: Impact on Energy Use of Private Offices."ASim 2012 - 1st Asia Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association (2013).