Energy Systems Laboratory

Theses & Dissertations 2016-2020

2020

  • Sandeep Kota, “Development of a prototype for integrating building information model (BIM) with daylighting simulation tools for designing high- performance buildings” Ph.D., Department of Architecture, May 2020 ESL-TH-20-05-01

2019

  • Jiajun Liao, “Optimized Heating and Cooling Systems Using Water Heated by Depleted Hydrocarbon Wells” Ph.D. Thesis, December 2019
  • Andrew Mackenzie, “Developing a Procedure to Correct WinAM Predictions of Savings from Temperature Setback” December 2019
  • Alaina Ruffin, “A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Impact of Continuous Commissioning®” Ph.D Thesis, August 2019
  • Jounghwan Ahn, “Origins of Whole-Building Energy Simulation Programs Used for High Performance Commercial Buildings: Contributions of the MATEUS, SHEP, TACS, CP-26, CP-33 and RESPTK Programs” Department of Architecture, August 2019 ESL-TH-19-08-03
  • Mehdi Azizkani, “Investigating the Level of Application of Passive/Natural Systems in the Design of Sustainable Buildings in the U.S.”, Ph.D Thesis, Department of Architecture, June 2019
  • Clinton Davis, “Building Energy Simulation Using Constrained Optimization” (Co-Chair with Culp), Ph.D Thesis, May 2019

2018

  • Minjae Shin, “Development of a Procedure for Automating Thermal Zoning for Building Energy Simulation”, Department of Architecture
  • Price, C., “Cascaded Control for Improved Building HVAC Performance,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Dec. 2018.
  • Terrill, T., “Advancements in the Industrial Internet of Things for Energy Efficiency,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, August 2018.

2017

  • Oh, S., “Quantifying the Electricity Savings from the Use of Home Automation Devices in A Residence”, Department of Architecture, Dec 2017
  • Mijares Tobias, J., “Detecting of Lubrication Starvation in Ball Bearings by Means of Lateral and Torsional Vibrations,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Dec. 2017
  • Chintala, R., “A Methodology for Automating the Implementation of Advanced Control Algorithms such as MPC on Large Scale Building HVAC Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Dec. 2017
  • Bay, C., “Advancing Embedded and Extrinsic Solutions for Optimal Control and Efficiency of Energy Systems in Buildings,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Aug. 2017

2016

  • Chunliu Mao, “Analysis of Building Peak Cooling Load Calculation Methods for Commercial Buildings in the United States,” Apr 2016 ESL-TH-16-04-01
  • Rawand E. Jalal, “Limited Communication Distributed Model Predictive Control for HVAC Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, October 2016 ESL-TH-16-12-01
  • Wang, C., “Dynamic Simulation and Control Design Tools for Heat Pump Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, August 2016.