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Dr Doris Abigail Chi Pool

Editorial Board Member

Universidad de las Américas Puebla

Brief Bio

Dr. Doris Chi Pool is an associate professor in the Department of Architecture, University of Americas Puebla, Mexico. She is architect and specialist in Visual Environment and Energy Efficiency. She completed her Master in Lighting in the National University of Tucuman and, her Ph.D. on daylighting and thermal analysis in the University of Seville. Furthermore, she has conducted research stays at different institutions, such as INCIHUSA, Argentina and School of Building & Civil Engineering, Loughborough University, UK. Currently, she is member of the National System of Researchers Mexico. Her interest of research are about Climate-based Daylight Modelling, Building Conditioning, Energy Efficiency and Performance Simulations. Particularly, her studies are now focused on design optimization of buildings through statistical analysis and parametric design to improve daylighting and energy efficiency. She has published different papers in reputed international journals and conferences and has also reviewed research papers for different high ranked international journals. She is member of the International Building Performance Simulation Association IBPSA-Mexico. She has also worked as a lighting designer in private companies in the field of architectural, heritage, urban and landscape lighting design projects.

Research areas


Associate professor
Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Ex-Hacienda Santa Catarina Martir, SN,, San Andres Cholula, Mexico
Email: doris.chi@udlap.mx
Tel: 012222292000


Statistical Methods Applied to Optimize Perforated Façade Design for Daylight Availability
Journal: Journal of Architectural Engineering
Published: 2019

Impact of perforated solar screens on daylight availability and low energy use in offices
Journal: Advances in Building Energy Research
Published: 2018

Correlating daylight availability metric with lighting, heating and cooling energy consumptions
Journal: Building and Environment
Published: 2018

Optimization Method for Perforated Solar Screen Design to Improve Daylighting Using Orthogonal Arrays and Climate-Based Daylight Modelling
Journal: Journal of Building Performance Simulation
Published: 2016