Dr. jian yao

Dr. jian yao

Ningbo University

Editorial Board Member

Dr. Jian Yao is deputy director of research center for green building technology in Ningbo University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Applied Physics (2001-2005) and Optics (2007-2010) respectively, and then got his Ph.D. degree in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC, 2010-2013) from Tianjin University. Dr. Yao has many year experiences studying in the fields including solar shading performance, daylighting, indoor thermal comfort and building energy optimization. He has published more than 20 articles in reputed international journals.

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Research Interests

  • Solar shading devices
  • Daylighting
  • Occupants’ behavior
  • Building energy optimization
  • Indoor thermal environment

Selected Publications

Determining the energy performance of manually controlled solar shades: A stochastic model based co-simulation analysis

Journal: Applied Energy

Published: 2014 | External link

An investigation into the impact of movable solar shades on energy, indoor thermal and visual comfort improvements

Journal: Building and Environment

Published: 2014 | External link

A Multi-Objective (Energy, Economic and Environmental Performance) Life Cycle Analysis for Better Building Design

Journal: Sustainability

Published: 2014 | External link

Energy Optimization of Building Design for Different Housing Units in Apartment Buildings

Journal: Applied Energy

Published: 2012 | External link

Evaluation of indoor thermal environmental, energy and daylighting performance of thermotropic windows

Journal: Building and Environment

Published: 2012 | External link

Enhanced supervision strategies for effective reduction of building energy consumption––A case study of Ningbo

Journal: Energy and Buildings

Published: 2011 | External link