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Gang Wang

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Gang Wang

Assistant Professor | College of Engineering | Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-5555


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Research Interests

District heating and cooling systems, heat and mass transfer analysis, solar and renewable energy applications, modeling, control, optimization, and fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) of HVAC and building power systems.

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering. (2005)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, China, Ph.D. in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. (1996)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, China, M.S. in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. (1992)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, China, B.S. in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. (1989)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. Civil and Architectural Engineering (2012 - Present)
    • Texas A&M University, Assistant Professor. Civil and Architectural Engineering (2008 - 2011)
    • University of Nebraska, Research Associate Professor. Architectural Engineering (2005 - 2007)
    • University of Nebraska, Research Associate. Architectural Engineering (2003 - 2005)
    • University of Nebraska, Visiting Scholar. Architectural Engineering (2000 - 2003)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, Associate Professor. Building Thermal Engineering (1998 - 2000)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor. Building Thermal Engineering (1995 - 1998)
    • Harbin Institute of Technology, Instructor. Building Thermal Engineering (1992 - 1995)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Wang, G., Zheng, X., Andiroglu, E., Song, L. (2017).Energy and Control Performance Investigation of Air Handling Units with Return Air Bypass. ASHRAE Transactions, 123 part 2.
    • Prieto, A., Thomas, W., Wang, G., Song, L. (2017).In-situ Fan Curve Calibration for Virtual Airflow Sensor Implementation in VAV Systems. ASHRAE Transactions, 123 Part 1, 215-229.
    • Wang, G., Zheng, X., Kiamehr, K. (2017).Sequencing Control of Parallel Pumps in Variable Flow Systems Using Wire-to-Water Efficiency. ASHRAE Transactions, 123 Part 1, 291-301.
    • Andiroglu, E., Wang, G., Song, L., Kiamehr, K. (2016).Development of a virtual pump water flow meter using power derived from comprehensive energy loss analysis. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 22, 214-226. http://doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2016.1121758
    • Wang, G., Kiamehr, K., Song, L. (2016).Development of a Virtual Pump Water Flow Meter with an Explicit Expression of Motor Power and Pump Head. Energy and Buildings, 117, 63-70. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.02.003
    • Phalak, K., Wang, G. (2016).Minimum Outdoor Air Control and Building Pressurization with Lack of Airflow and Pressure Sensors in Air Handling Units. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 22. http://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000190
    • Wang, G., Phalak, K. (2016).Reverse Relief Airflow Prevention and Building Pressurization with a Decoupled Relief Air Damper in Air Handling Units. ASHRAE Transactions, 122(1), 354-365.
    • Wang, G., Kiamehr, K. (2016).Simulated Energy Efficient Voltage-frequency Ratios of Variable Frequency Drives on Induction Motors. ASHRAE Transaction, 122 (2), 149-159.
    • Wang, G., Song, L., Phalak, K. (2015).Investigation on the Fan Energy and Control Performance of Different Damper Control Strategies in Air Handling Units. ASHRAE Transactions, 121 (1), 110-122.
    • Song, L., Wang, G. (2015).Using a hybrid method to construct a computational efficient cooling coil model for an automated single-duct variable air volume system fault detection and diagnosis. Energy and Buildings, 92, 363-373. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.01.029
    • Shim, G., Song, L., Wang, G. (2014).Comparison of different fan control strategies on variable air volume systems through simulations and experiments. Building and Environment, 72, 212-222. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.11.003
    • Ogunsola, O. T., Song, L., Wang, G. (2014).Development and Validation of a Time-series Model for Real-time Thermal Load Estimation, Energy and Buildings. Energy and Buildings, 76, 440-449. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.02.075
    • Wang, G., Song, L. (2014).Energy Analysis, Optimal High Limit Control and Engineering Approach of Air-Side Economizers. ASHRAE Transactions, 120(2), 383-396.
    • Wang, G., Song, L., Andiroglu, E., Shim, G. (2014).Investigations on a Virtual Airflow Meter using Projected Motor and Fan Efficiencies. HVAC&R Research, 20(2), 178-187. http://doi.org/10.1080/10789669.2013.850958
    • Wang, G., Song, L. (2013).An energy performance study of several factors in air economizerswith low-limit space humidity. Energy and Buildings, 64, 447-455. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.05.025
    • Wang, G., Song, L., Park, L. (2013).Estimation of Induction Motor Circuit Parameters and Efficiency under Variable Frequencies. ASHRAE Transactions, 119(2), 118-128.
    • Song, L., Wang, G., Brambley, M. (2013).Uncertainty Analysis for a Virtual Flow Meter using an Air Handling Unit chilled water valve. HVAC&R Research, 19(3), 335-345. http://doi.org/10.1080/10789669.2013.774890
    • Swamy, A., Song, L., Wang, G. (2012).A Virtual Chilled-Water Flow Meter Development at Air Handling Unit Level. ASHRAE Transactions, 118(1), 1013-1020.
    • Wang, G., Song, L. (2012).Air handling unit supply air temperature optimal control during economizer cycles. Energy and Buildings,, 49, 310-316. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.02.024
    • Song, L., Joo, I., Wang, G. (2012).Uncertainty Analysis of a Virtual Water Flow Measurement in Building Energy Consumption Monitoring. HVAC&R Research, 18(5), 997-1010.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M., Claridge, D. E. (2010).Development of an Energy Meter Using a Pump Flow Station. ASHRAE Transactions, 116 (2), 569-577.
    • Wu, L., Pang, X., Wang, G., Wang, J., Lewis, T., Liu, M. (2009).CCLEP Reduce Energy Consumption by More than 50% for a Luxury Shopping Mall. ASHRAE Transactions, 115.
    • Xu, K., Wang, G., Wang, Z., Liu, M. (2009).Integrated System Optimization through Continuous Commissioning. Energy Engineering,, 106.
    • Cho, Y., Liu, M., Wang, G., Wang, J., Rauscher, T. (2009).VFD Applications for Constant Volume Air Handling Units. ASHRAE Transactions, 115.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M., Claridge, D. E. (2007).Decouple Modeling of Chilled Water Cooling Coils. ASHRAE Transactions, 113.
    • Liu, G., Liu, M., Wang, G. (2007).Optimized pump speed control using pump water flow station for HVAC systems. ASHRAE Transactions, 113.
    • Liu, M., Liu, G., Joo, I., Song, L., Wang, G. (2005).Development of In-situ Fan Curve Measurement for VAV AHU Systems. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 127.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M., Cui, Y., Yuill, D. (2004).Retrofit Constant Speed Fan Laboratory Exhaust Systems Using Multi-stack and Variable Speed Drive Techniques. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 126.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M. (2004).Using Multi-stack and Variable Speed Drive Systems to Reduce Laboratory Exhaust System Fan Energy. International Journal of Energy Research, 29.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M. (2003).Two Energy Efficiency Measures for Constant Air Volume Exhaust Systems Using Dampers and Variable Frequency Drives. ASHRAE Transactions, 109.
    • Wang, G., Liu, M. (2003).Variable Frequency Drive Applications in Non-Makeup-Air Exhaust Systems. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 9.
    • Wang, G., He, P., Wu, X. (2001). Theory and method of strength design of buried heat-supply pipelines. Journal of Harbin University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 34, 83-86.
    • Wang, G., Wu, X. (2000).Research and development of Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipe Systems . 23-27.
    • Wang, G., Zheng, B., He, P. (1999).Mechanical Calculation for Straight Pipe in Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipe Systems. .
    • Wang, G., He, P., Dong, L. (1998).Design Method and Installation for Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipe Systems. 3-8.
    • Wang, G., He, P. (1998).Mechanical Calculation for Bend in Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipe Systems. 3-7.
    • Wang, G., He, P. (1997).Introduction and Discussion of Current Mechanical Design Principle and Methods for Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipes. 14-18.
    • Wang, G., He, P., Wu, X., Dong, L. (1997).Several Concepts in Mechanical Design for Directly Buried Pre-insulated Hot Water Pipe Systems. 3-6.
  • Book Chapters

    • Song, L., Wang, G., Brambley, M. (2014). Building Automation System Embedded HVAC System Energy Performance Degradation Detector. Automated Diagnostics and Analytics for Buildings (pp. ). The Fairmont Press.