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Yuebin Yu

PhD. Candidate
Center For Building Performance and Diagnostics
Carnegie Mellon University

MMCH415, 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-6943
Email: yuebinyu AT gmail DOT com

Personal Website: Click Here


(2003) MS. HVAC Engineering. Hunan University, China
(2008) MS. Architecutral Engineering. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Professional Memberships:

ASME Student Member, ASHRAE Student Member, IBPSA-USA Student Member


  • Advanced, Integrated Control for Building Operations to Achieve 40% Energy Savings (DOE grant, 1.77 million, ongoing)
  • 50% to 80% Reductions Energy Consumption for a U.S. Army Battalion Headquarters Building (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
  • Children's Community Pediatrics/GIL Medical Office Environment Study (University of Pittsburgh, Medical Center)

Research Interests

  • Building Systems Integration and Advanced Control
  • Sustainable Building Energy System
  • Computational Fluiddynamics for Built Environment

Latest Resume

      Daihong Yu, Yuebin Yu


Journal Article

Peer Reviewed Conference Article

  • Yuebin Yu, Vivian Loftness, Daihong Yu, and Volker Hartkopf. Development and Evaluation of a Simplified Modeling Approach for Hydraulic System. Proceedings of 2nd International High Performance Building Conference, 2012. Purdue.
  • Yinliang Xu, Kun Ji, Yan Lu, Yuebin Yu, and Wenxin Liu. Optimal Building Energy Management Using Intelligent Optimization. 2013
  • Kun Ji, Yan Lu, Zhen Song and Yuebin Yu. Energy Management Control Framework of Optimization Control and Operation for Energy Efficient Builidngs. Proceedings of ACEEE 2012.
  • Yuebin Yu, Vivian Loftness, Daihong Yu, Yan Lu, Zhen Song. Development of Innovative Energy System and Its Advanced Control in EnergyPlus. Proceedings of eSim 2012.
  • Zhen Song, Yan Lu, Kun Ji, Flore Marion, Yuebin Yu, Marion Kerl, Linxia Liao, Dong Wei. Experimental Study on Control-oriented Simulation Models for Building Control and Energy Management. Building Simulation 2011, Pp: 562-568..
  • Yuebin Yu, Mingsheng Liu, Daihong Yu, Vivian Loftness. An Integrated Air Handling Units in Office Buildings for Energy Efficiency. International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC2011). Vol. 4, Pp: 1265- 1271.
  • Yuebin Yu, Bing Dong, Daihong Yu and Omer Karaguzel. Application of System Identification and Numerical Optimization to a Floor Radiant Heating Control in a Solar House. (R1-TS65-OP03). Proceedings of CLIMA 2010. Turkey.
  • Yuebin Yu, Bing Dong, Yang Hu. Simulation-Based Hybrid Ventilation System Design and Evaluation. (3409). Proceedings of 1st International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference. 2010.
  • Young-Hum Cho, Mingsheng Liu and Yuebin Yu. Optimal Terminal Box Control Algorithm for Single Duct Air Handing Units. Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2008. ASME.
  • Yuebin Yu, Ke Xu, YoungHum Cho and Mingsheng Liu. A Smart Logic for Conference Room Terminal Box of Single Duct VAV System. Proceedings of ICEBO 2007. California.
  • Yuebin Yu, Mingsheng Liu, YoungHum Cho, and Ke Xu. Integrated Demand Controlled Ventilation for Single Duct VAV System with Conference Rooms. Proceedings of ICEBO 2007. California.
  • Zhan Wang, Gang Wang, Ke Xu, Yuebin Yu, and Mingsheng Liu. Achieving High Chilled Water Delta T in District Cooling Plants. Proceedings of ICEBO 2007. California.
  • Yuebin Yu and Guoqiang Zhang. Modeling on VOCs Diffusion, Emission & Distribution of Building Materials. Proceeding of Simulation Analysis Group, HVACR Engineering Academy 2004, Pp: 185-197.
  • Guoqiang Zhang and Yuebin Yu. Research and Development of Indoor Air Quality in China. Proceeding of Indoor Air'2002, Vol. 2, Pp: 1014-1019. CA, USA.

Internal Report

  • Vivian Loftness, Yuebin Yu, Yang Hu. Steps to Achieving 50% to 80% Energy Reductions for U.S. Army Battalion Headquarters Buildings (1, 2, 3, 4).
  • David H. Archer, Yuebin Yu, Yang Hu and Flore Marion. Children's Community Pediatrics/GIL Medical Office Environment Study.

Book chapter (Chinese)

  • Indoor Air Quality. China Architectural and Building Press.


  • 48722 - Building Performance Modeling, Khee Poh Lam. Heat Transfer, Energy Modeling Tools and Analysis Skills (EnergyPlus, eQuest, Spreadsheet Modeling), Building Performance Enhancement.


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