Faculty and Staff

  • Ed Arens

    Edward Arens

    CBE Director and Professor Emeritus of Architecture

    Edward Arens has been PI for numerous state, federal, and industry grants addressing building energy performance, indoor environmental quality, field monitoring and architectural aerodynamics.

  • Fred-Bauman

    Fred Bauman

    Project Scientist

    Fred S. Bauman leads research on advanced low-energy HVAC systems: hydronic-radiant systems, UFAD, displacement ventilation and personal comfort systems.

  • Gail-Brager

    Gail Brager

    CBE Associate Director and Professor of Architecture

    Gail S. Brager leads research efforts related to dynamic comfort, worker performance in office environments, and mixed-mode buildings, which combine natural and mechanical ventilation.

  • Ali-Ghahramani

    Ali Ghahramani

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Dr. Ali Ghahramani’s research interests are in the areas of sensing, adaptive learning, and optimization systems that are specifically tailored for human-centered smart, resilient, and sustainable civil infrastructures.

  • Lindsay-T-Graham

    Lindsay T. Graham

    Research Specialist

    Lindsay T. Graham is a psychometrician and a personality and social psychologist who specializes in the assessment of individuals in their daily environments and person-environment fit.

  • Yindong-He

    Yingdong He

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Yingdong He conducts research on indoor environmental quality, personal comfort systems, radiant cooling/heating, and energy-use behaviors in building environments.

  • david-lehrer

    David Lehrer

    Communications and Research Collaborations

    David Lehrer is the primary liaison between CBE’s Industry Partners and the team, he leads outreach and partner recruitment efforts, and supports the research portfolio development.

  • Maohui-Luo

    Maohui Luo

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Maohui Luo’s interests deal with adaptive thermal comfort, personal comfort devices, and indoor air movement, with the goal of creating sustainable, comfortable and healthy buildings.

  • Jovan-Pantelic

    Jovan Pantelic

    Assistant Professional Researcher

    Jovan Pantelic’s work include radiant cooling, liquid desiccant dehumidification, HVAC system decentralization and integration, indoor airflows, and sampling and characterization of aerosol sources.

  • Thomas-Parkinson

    Thomas Parkinson

    Assistant Professional Researcher

    Thomas Parkinson’s interests include indoor environmental quality, use of sensor technologies in built environments, psychophysics, human thermal physiology and comfort

  • Therese-Peffer

    Therese Peffer

    Program Director, CIEE

    Therese Peffer is a project manager and researcher at the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute and California Institute for Energy and Environment.

  • paul-raftery

    Paul Raftery

    Professional Researcher

    Paul Raftery is currently a co-PI on two major projects: one focused on radiant hydronic systems and one focused on integrated smart ceiling fans and thermostats.

  • Stefano-Schiavon

    Stefano Schiavon

    Associate Professor of Architecture and CEDR Associate Director

    Stefano Schiavon is focusing on finding ways to reduce energy consumption in buildings while also increasing occupant health, well-being, and productivity.

  • jessica-uhl

    Jessica Uhl

    Conference and Communications Manager

    Jessica Uhl manages CBE’s communications, leads in the creation of our Centerline blog, and manages CBE’s conferences with Industry Partners.

  • Tom-Webster

    Tom Webster

    Project Scientist

    Tom Webster’s research has included underfloor air distribution systems and development of an advanced wireless indoor environmental monitoring system.

  • Hui-Zhang

    Hui Zhang

    Research Specialist

    Hui Zhang focuses on human thermal comfort in complex environments and comfort modeling, and led the creation of the CBE Advanced Comfort Model.

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