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Peng "Solomon" Yin

Assistant professor

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2010

Contact Informaion:

P.O. Box 43678
Rougeou Hall, Room 222
Phone: (337) 482-5822


Courses Taught:

MCHE 466 - Environmental Engineering
MCHE 471 - Fluid Mechanics II

Research Interests:

My research interests are in the board area of thermal-fluid science and engineering with focuses on

• Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems
• Building energy calculation and modeling
• Occupancy detection and modeling
• Internet of things in building science application

Honors and Awards:

  • 2017 ASHRAE Technical Paper Award
  • 2017 ASHRAE Willis H. Carrier Award

Selected Publications:

Lai, W., P. Yin, and Y. Liu. 2018. Investigation of Flow Characteristics from an Inclined Jet on a Heated Rotating Disk. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 127: 943-56

Sardoueinasab, Z., P. Yin, and D.L. O’Neal. 2018. Energy Modeling and Analysis of Inherent Air Leakage from Parallel Fan-Powered Terminal Units Using EMS in EnergyPlus. Energy and Buildings. 176: 109-19

Yin, P., D.L. O’Neal, and D. Lu, 2018. Annual Energy Performance Evaluation of Series and Parallel Fixed-Airflow Fan Powered Terminal Units. ASHRAE Transactions 124 (1): 148-158

Yin, P., D.L. O’Neal. 2018. Modelling Variable Airflow Parallel Fan-Powered Terminal Units in a Mass and Energy Balance Approach. ASHRAE Transactions 124 (1): 33-43.

Yin, P., M.B. Pate. 2016. Impact of Duct Flow Resistance on Residential Heating and Cooling Energy Use in Systems with PSC and ECM Blowers. Energy and Buildings 130: 625-36

Yin, P., M.B. Pate, J.F. Sweeney. 2016. Impact of Operating Pressure on Residential Bathroom Exhaust Fan Performance. Journal of Building Engineering 6: 163-172

Yin, P., M.B, Pate, J.F. Sweeney. 2016. Experimental Performance Evaluations and Empirical Model Developments of Residential Furnace Blowers with PSC and ECM Motors. Journal of Building Engineering 5: 239-248