Zhe (Walter) Wang, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Building Technology Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. His research focuses on the application and demonstration of Model Predictive Control in buildings.
Before working at LBNL, Zhe worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar in University of California, Berkeley on wearable personal comfort devices, and as an energy consultant with World Bank on Urban Scale Building Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Project in China. During his doctoral study, he was the principle researcher of NSFC (China) – EPSRC (UK) Joint Research Project 5151101128 (The ‘Total Performance’ of Low Carbon Buildings in China and the UK) and China’s National Key Technology R&D Project 2016YFC0700100 (Research on Operational-Data-Based Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Green Building).
Zhe received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2017, and M.Phil. in Energy Technologies from University of Cambridge in 2014. Zhe was from the inaugural class of the Schwarzman Scholar, and was invited to give a speech on the High-level Consultation on U.S.-China People to People Exchange, chaired by Chinese Vice Premier Yandong Liu, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in 2016.