Project Scientist



Center for the Built Environment
390 Wurster Hall #1839, Berkeley CA 94720-1839

Tom Webster, PE, is a Project Scientist (semi-retired) at the Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at UC Berkeley. He has been engaged in building research and development for over thirty years and has co-led several advanced integrated systems research projects covering laboratory and field testing, energy simulations, and wireless monitoring systems. His background includes research on solar energy systems, building energy analysis and simulation, HVAC control system product development, air handler diagnostics, and wireless monitoring system development. Tom has spent 12 years conducting research on underfloor air distribution (UFAD) systems including room air stratification laboratory testing, simulation model development, UFAD system cost analysis, and field testing. Current work includes final development of an advanced wireless indoor environmental monitoring system.