Name: Payam Delgoshaei
Organization: The Pennsylvania State University
Title: Research Associate
Years with Organization: Two
Past Professional Experience: Advanced Controls Research Facility; Department of Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, Post-Doctoral Researcher
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, January 2010, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, April 2009, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, February 2004, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Role within EEB Hub: Developing energy models for several Navy Yard Buildings; Developing computer programs for analyzing the sub-metered data for Liberty Property Trust buildings; Developing computer programs for analyzing the sub-metered data for Building 101, the current EEB Hub headquarters.
Why you choose to go into the field you’re in: Interest in developing computer programs as well as data calibrated forward and inverse models
Why you think the work of the EEB Hub is important: EEB Hub can play an important role in our energy independency by promoting a scientific approach to achieve a reduction in building energy usage while maintaining indoor air quality.
Favorite thing about working with the EEB Hub: Interacting with other researchers and professionals to improve the effectiveness of forward and inverse models
What impact you think the EEB Hub will have: EEB Hub can offer a variety of training and education programs. EEB Hub’s centers and labs will be invaluable resources for researchers and professionals.
Biggest professional accomplishment to date: Design and Implementation of Advanced Controls Research Facility
Advice for students looking into building efficiency career opportunities: Developing a strong background in math, science, economics, and computer programming would be beneficial.
Last vacation: Avalon, New Jersey
Little known fact about you: I play Santur, a Persian hammered dulcimer. I had a number of performances with the band for different events at the University of Maryland and Penn State University.Read More