Jing Wang

Jing Wang

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering


Jing joined NREL’s Residential Building Research Group in January 2021. Her research focuses on multi-domain system modeling using Modelica, energy resilience, and grid-interactive building control and optimization. Jing has a background in building energy systems with a focus on HVAC systems.

Prior to joining NREL, Jing was a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she studied occupant-centric control and optimization for low-carbon and resilient communities.

Research Interests

Multi-domain system modeling

Energy resilience

Occupant behavior

Building control and optimization

Grid-interactive efficient buildings


Ph.D. Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

M.S. Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning Engineering, Tongji University, China

B.E. Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning Engineering, Tongji University, China

Featured Work

Electrifying high-efficiency future communities: Impact on energy, emissions, and grid, Advances in Applied Energy (2022)

Carbon emission responsive building control: A case study with an all-electric residential community in a cold climate, Applied Energy (2022)

Occupant preference-aware load scheduling for resilient communities, Energy and Buildings (2021)

Optimal renewable resource allocation and load scheduling of resilient communities, Energies (2020)

Literature review on modeling and simulation of energy infrastructures from a resilience perspective, Reliability Engineering & System Safety (2019)