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Jin Wen

Jin Wen, PhD

Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

Contact:

jin.wen@drexel.edu

215.895.4911

Wen’s research centers on designing and retrofitting buildings to maximize and improve energy efficiency. As a co-director of the Building Science & Engineering Group, Wen has directed research on how buildings can produce and share their own energy in clusters, how to improve indoor air quality and energy consumption using off-the-shelf HVAC technology, monitoring building climate controls to detect problems that waste energy, and modeling how people warm and cool themselves in office settings for use in building design. Wen has commented on stories about how people can avoid wasting energy when heating and cooling their homes during heat waves and cold snaps. She also leads Drexel’s research contingent at the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

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In the News

  • Diagnostic Tool to Identify Building Issues

    Jin Wen, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 28 Buildings.com story about her research to developed a cloud-based building management system for detecting faults.

  • Popularity Surging for Smart-Home Technology

    Dr. Jin Wen, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the emerging popularity of smart homes.

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