MS student in Building Science, Technology and Sustainability


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

Yi Ju is currently a MS student in Building Science, Technology and Sustainability at University of California, Berkeley. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering at the Architecture School of Tsinghua University (2020) and a dual Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the National School of Development of Peking University (2020).

Furnished with a multidisciplinary background, Yi strives to contribute in the communal pursuit of carbon neutrality of human society via advancing the development of cutting-edge technology in tandem with inclusive policy/market design. In particular, Yi’s recent research interests include optimal control and operation research on renewable energy systems and smart grids, application of cyber-physical networks in the built environment, and empirical research in city science.

Before coming to CBE, Yi worked as a research assistant, teaching assistant and project engineer at the Architecture School of Tsinghua University, where he received comprehensive training in scientific research of building energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality (IEQ). He has co-authored one SCI journal article and several international conference papers, and was a research fellow in one national key R&D program for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. He was also a visiting student researcher at IEQ lab of the University of Sydney in 2019, supervised by Prof. Richard de Dear.