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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2010 to present

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2003 to August 2010

Research Assistant, Iowa Energy Center Energy Resource Station, Ankeny, Iowa, September 2000 to August 2003

Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, August 1998 to August 2003

Engineer and Training Officer, Johnson Controls (Beijing) Ltd., Beijing, China, July 1997 to May 1998

Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant, Department of Flying Vehicles Design and Applied Mechanics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China, 1995 to 1997

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, 2003

M.S., Dept. of Flying Vehicles Design and Applied Mechanics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1997

B.S., Dept. of Flying Vehicles Design and Applied Mechanics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1995

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Building control, operation, and energy efficiency; Building information systems; Indoor environment quality and safety; Alternative energy

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Wen, J. and Smith, T. F., "Absorption of Solar Energy in a Room," Solar Energy, Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 283 - 297, 2002.

Wen, J. and Smith, T. F., "Development and Validation of Online Parameter Estimation for HVAC Systems," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 3, pp. 324 - 330, 2003.

J. Gao, Y. Sun, J. Wen, and T. F. Smith, "An experimental study of energy consumption and thermal comfort for electric and hydronic reheats," Energy and Buildings, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 203 - 214, 2004.

Yu., X., Wen, J., and Smith, T. F., "A Model for the Dynamic Response of a Cooling Coil," V. 37, n 12, pp. 1278 – 1289, Energy and Buildings, 2005.

Chebihi, A., Byun, K., Wen, J., and Smith, T. F., "Radiant Cooling of an Enclosure," V. 47, n 3, pp. 229 – 252, Energy Conversion and Management, 2005.

Wen, J. and T. F. Smith, "Development and Validation of Online Models with Parameter Estimation for Building Zone with VAV System," Energy and Buildings, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 13-22, 2007.

Wen, J., W. Sun, and S. Dost, "Impact of Pressurization on Energy Consumption for Laboratories and Cleanrooms," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt 1, pp. 496 - 506, 2009.

Chen, Y. and Wen, J., “Comparison Of Sensor Systems Designed Using Multizone, Zonal, And CFD Data For Protection Of Indoor Environments”, Building and Environment, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 1061-1071, 2010.

Li, S. and J. Wen, “Development and Validation of a Dynamic Air Handling Unit Model - Part I ( RP 1312) ”, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 116, Pt. 1, pp. 45 - 56, 2010.

Li, S., J. Wen, X. Zhou, and C. J. Klaassen, “Development and Validation of a Dynamic Air Handling Unit Model - Part II ( RP 1312) ”, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 116, Pt 1, pp. 57 - 73, 2010.

Ng, Y. L. C., and Wen, J., “Estimating Building Airflow Network using CO2 Measurements from a Distributed Sensor Network”, Invited Paper, HVAC&R Research, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 344-365, 2011.

Langevin, J., Jin Wen & Patrick L. Gurian, “Relating occupant perceived control and thermal comfort: Statistical analysis on the ASHRAE RP-884 database”, Invited Paper, HVAC&R Research, Vol. 18:1-2, 179-194, 2012.

Ng, Y. L. C., and J. Wen, “Inverse estimation of indoor airflow patterns using singular value decomposition”, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 2627–2641, 2012.

Chen, Y. Lisa and Jin Wen, "The selection of the most appropriate airflow model for designing indoor air sensor systems." Building and Environment, Vol. 50, pp. 34–43, 2012.

Langevin, J., P. L. Gurian, and Jin Wen, Reducing energy consumption in low income public housing: Interviewing residents about energy behaviors”, Applied Energy (2012)http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.07.003.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND SERVICES

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, member

American Society of Mechanical Engineering, member

International Solar Energy Society, member