Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, currently attending
The University of Texas, Austin TX
Thesis: Occupant centered building control
M.S. in Building Performance & Diagnostics, 05.2016
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA
Thesis: Data-driven building metadata inference
B.S. in Architectural Engineering, 05.2014
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL

B.S. in Architectural Engineering 08.2014
Hanyang University, Seoul S.Korea
(Under the HYU-IIT dual degree program)

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Professional Experiences

Graduate Research Assistant, 08.2016 - current
Intelligent Environments Laboratory, Austin TX
Research Intern, 06.2019 - 08.2019 
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO
Graduate Research Assistant, 08.2014 - 05.2016
Center for building performance & diagonostics, Pittsburgh PA
Research Intern, 05.2015 - 08.2015
Consortium of Building Energy Innovation, Philadelphia PA
Energy Analyst Intern, 05.2014 - 08.2014
EHAF consulting engineer, Abu Dhabi UAE
Construction Engineer, 12.2010 - 09.2011
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, Tyre Lebanon

Grants, Awards, and Certificates

Catalyst Awards Final List, Green Electronics Council, 2019

Kolodzey Travel Grant, UT-Austin, 2019

Professional Development Award, UT-Austin, 2018

Green Fee Research Grant, UT-Austin, 2017-2018

Human Subjects Research Training, IRB UT-Austin, 2017

SoArch Scholarship, CMU, 2014-2016

Engineer in Training, Illinois State, 2014

International Scholarship, IIT, 2013-2014

Peace Keeping Operation Medal, United Nations, 2011

Professional Services

IEA-EBC Annex 79 Occupant-Centric Building Design & Operation, Member

ASHRAE Great Predictor Shootout 3, Technical Team

ASHRAE UT-Austin Chapter, Leadership Board

Journal Reviewer: Building and Environment, Solar Energy, Building Simulation, Data in Brief, Solar Energy, Sustainable Cities and Society

Conference Reviewer: eSim 2020 (IBPSA Canada)