Energy Center

Green Building

Center for High Performance Building Brochure

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)

Signal processing,  Environmental noise, Noise control,  Health effects of noise, Vibrations, HVAC noise

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Suresh Garimella
(ME)

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technology and Policy

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Eckhard Groll
(ME)

HVAC&R systems & equipment

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Travis Horton
(CE)

HVAC, Thermal Systems, Fault Detection, Heat Pump, Geothermal

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William Hutzel
(MET)

HVAC, Building automation, renewable energy systems, Net Zero Energy Buildings

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Panagiota Karava
(CE)

Plug-and-play intelligent buildings, efficient energy and comfort delivery building system

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Ming Qu
(CE)

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

Technical Contact

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

Collaborating Laboratories

Cooling Technologies Research Center (CTRC)

Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
Solar Absorption Cooling & Heating System in Bowen Laboratory (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