Energy Center

Green Building

Researchers

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Kirk Alter
(BCM)

Home energy conservation, Indiana weatherization program

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James Braun
(ME)

Modeling, analysis, and control of thermal systems

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Quingyan Chen
(ME)

Indoor air quality (IAQ), energy analysis, building ventilation systems

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Patricia Davies
(ME)

Sound quality

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Suresh Garimella
(ME)

High-performance Cooling technologies, solar thermal energy storage

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Eckhard Groll
(ME)

HVAC&R systems & equipment

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Travis Horton
(CE)

Energy efficiency of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings

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William Hutzel
(MET)

HVAC, Building automation, renewable energy systems

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Panagiota Karava
(CE)

Natural/Hybrid ventilation, sustsainable building construction, wind effects on buildings

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Ming Qu
(ME)

Solar heating and cooling systems, sustainable building design and analysis

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Mark Shaurette
(BCM)

Demolition & Reconstruction Management

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Athansios Tzempelikos
(CE)

Dynamic facades, shading design & control, solar energy applications

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Jerry Woodall
(ECE)

Bulk aluminum-rich alloys for energy storage applications

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Yuan Zheng
(Adjunct)

Radiative heat transfer, fire safety

Technical Contact

Dr. James Braun
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
e-mail: jbraun@purdue.edu

Collaborating Laboratories

Cooling Technologies Research Center (CTRC)
Solar Cooling & Heating System (SACH)

About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Contact

Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971