Ph.D. Students:

  • Philani Hlanze, Ph.D. student, Jan 2021 – present
    • Dissertation topic: Modeling and Control of PCM-Based Energy Storage Integrated in Air Distribution Systems
  • Aly Elhefny, Ph.D. student, Aug 2019 – present
    • Dissertation topic: Modeling and Control of Freeze Desalination Systems

M.S. Students:

  • Jerson Sanchez, Aug 2021 – present
    • Thesis topic: Learning-Based Online Control Optimization of Building Energy Systems

Alumni:

  • Zhimin Jiang, Ph.D., Aug 2018 – Jun 2022, currently with MERL
    • Dissertation topic: Building cluster control to enable grid reliability and efficiency support
  • Haopeng Liu, Ph.D., Aug 2018 – Jun 2022, currently postdoc at University of Maryland
    • Dissertation topic: Gray box dynamic modeling of vapor compression systems for control optimization
  • Philani Hlanze, M.S., Aug 2018 – Dec 2020, currently a Ph.D. student at OU
    • Thesis topic: Integration of phase change material-based thermal energy storage in air distribution systems to increase building power flexibility

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