Dr. Peng Changhai is the Professor of School of Architecture in Southeast University. He is an architectural educator and building scientist working in the field of sustainable building design and environmental modeling. At SEU he is leading the Energy, Environments, and Design research group. He led Team SEU in the 2013 Solar Decathlon China which was an award-winning program hosted by National Energy Administration of China (NEA) and U.S. Department of Energy(DOE). Team SEU took 10th place out of 19 multi-national teams and won first in the Energy Balance and Hot Water contest.
From 2015 to 2016 he worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Colorado Denver in the United States of America, where he also collaborated with professors at other universities such as University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley and scientists at National Renewable Energy Laboratory. From 2007 to 2008 he had a job as Postdoctoral Researcher at Ibaraki University in Japan.
His fields of knowledge include passive solar house design, sustainable building design, passive acclimatization techniques, daylighting, thermal comfort, materials, renewable energy, urban modeling and the influence of occupant behavior on building energy use. He has authored over 50 scientific articles published on famous international journals listed in Science Citation Index (SCI) such as Applied Energy, Energy and Buildings.
His work has been supported by a variety of organizations from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Key Technologies R&D Program of China Research Grant, China Scholarship Council, the Key Program of the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, the R&D Program of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China.
School of Architecture, Southeast University
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