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Kun Zhang

Kun Zhang
Professeur
Formation B.Eng. (Chongqing), M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal), Postdoc (LBNL)
Bureau A-1952
Téléphone 514 396-8800, p.8442
Site personnel https://kuzha.github.io
Présentation

Département de génie mécanique

Axes de recherche :

  • Infrastructures et milieux bâtis
  • Systèmes intelligents et autonomes

Expertises :

  • Flexibilité énergétique
  • Efficacité énergétique des bâtiments et des communautés
  • Contrôle avancé des systèmes énergétiques
  • Interactions bâtiments et réseau électrique
  • Utilisation de l’intelligence artificielle aux milieux bâtis
  • Simulation de la performance du bâtiment
  • Modélisation énergétique des bâtiments à l'échelle urbaine
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21st Biennal ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
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10th Conference of IBPSA-Canada
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22nd biennial ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
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21st biennial ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
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12th Conference of IBPSA-Canada
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10th Conference of IBPSA-Canada
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Ninth International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings
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15th Conference of IBPSA
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14th Conference of IBPSA
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Cours et encadrements

Cours

MEC730 Climatisation et réfrigération industrielle (Hiver 2024)

Encadrements

Mémoire à 30 crédits
  • Learning-based Model Predictive Control with a Novel Model Structure and Validation Approach, par Makki,Seyedali.
    Hiver 2024
Projet d'application à 15 crédits
  • Amélioration du contrôle des systèmes de chauffage, ventilation et conditionnement de l'air, par Korkomaz,Charbel.
    Hiver 2024
Publications
Article publié dans une revue, révisé par les pairs (12)

Kun Zhang, Etienne Saloux, José A. Candanedo. 2024. « Enhancing energy flexibility of building clusters via supervisory room temperature control: Quantification and evaluation of benefits ». Energy and Buildings. vol. 302

Etienne Saloux, Jason Runge, Kun Zhang. 2023. « Operation optimization of multi-boiler district heating systems using artificial intelligence-based model predictive control: Field demonstrations ». Energy. vol. 285

Etienne Saloux, Kun Zhang. 2023. « Data-driven model-based control strategies to improve the cooling performance of commercial and institutional buildings ». Buildings. vol. 13 , nº 2.

Etienne Saloux, Kun Zhang. 2023. « Towards integration of virtual meters into building energy management systems: Development and assessment of thermal meters for cooling ». Journal of Building Engineering. vol. 65

Etienne Saloux, Kun Zhang, José A. Candanedo. 2023. « A critical perspective on current research trends in building operation: Pressing challenges and promising opportunities ». Buildings. vol. 13 , nº 10.

Michael Wetter, Paul Ehrlich, Antoine Gautier, Milica Grahovac, Philip Haves, Jianjun Hu, Anand Prakash, Dave Robin, Kun Zhang. 2022. « OpenBuildingControl: Digitizing the control delivery from building energy modeling to specification, implementation and formal verification ». Energy. vol. 238

Kun Zhang, David Blum, Hwakong Cheng, Gwelen Paliaga, Michael Wetter, Jessica Granderson. 2022. « Estimating ASHRAE Guideline 36 energy savings for multi-zone variable air volume systems using Spawn of EnergyPlus ». Journal of Building Performance Simulation. vol. 15 , nº 2. p. 215-236.

Kun Zhang, Anand Prakash, Lazlo Paul, David Blum, Peter Alstone, James Zoellick, Richard Brown, Marco Pritoni. 2022. « Model predictive control for demand flexibility: Real-world operation of a commercial building with photovoltaic and battery systems ». Advances in Applied Energy. vol. 7

Kun Zhang, Michaël Kummert. 2021. « Evaluating the impact of thermostat control strategies on the energy flexibility of residential buildings for space heating ». Building Simulation. vol. 14 , nº 5. p. 1439-1452.

Anjukan Kathirgamanathan, Thibault Péan, Kun Zhang, Mattia De Rosa, Jaume Salom, Michaël Kummert, Donal P. Finn. 2020. « Towards standardising market-independent indicators for quantifying energy flexibility in buildings ». Energy and Buildings. vol. 220

Anand Krishnan Prakash, Kun Zhang, Pranav Gupta, David Blum, Marc Marshall, Gabe Fierro, Peter Alstone, James Zoellick, Richard Brown, Marco Pritoni. 2020. « Solar+ optimizer: A model predictive control optimization platform for grid responsive building microgrids ». Energies. vol. 13 , nº 12.

Kun Zhang, David H. Blum, Milica Grahovac, Jianjun Hu, Jessica Granderson, Michael Wetter. 2020. « Development and verification of control sequences for single-zone variable air volume system based on ASHRAE Guideline ». Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings. vol. 169 , nº 9. p. 81-90.

Rapport technique (5)

M. Wetter, P. Ehrlich, A. Gautier, M. Grahovac, P. Haves, J. Hu, K. Zhang. 2023. « Open Building Control ». Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 103 p.

Anna Joanna Marszal, Hicham Johra, Tobias Weiss, Armin Knotzer, Søren Østergaard Jensen, Hussain Kazmi, Ilaria Vigna, Roberta Pernetti, Jérôme Le Dréau, Kun Zhang, Rune Grønborg Junker, Henrik Madsen, Rui Amaral Lopes, Daniel Aelenei, Krzysztof Arendt, Glenn Reynders, Ala Hasan, Minyan Lu. 2019. « Characterization of energy flexibility in buildings ». «Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme Annex 67 Energy flexible buildings» International Energy Agency. 116 p.

Li Rongling, Sarah O'Connell, Kun Zhang, Krzysztof Arendt, Yuekuan Zhou, Suliang Cao, Hussain Kazmi, Zahra Mohammadi. 2019. « Modelling of possible energy flexibility in single buildings and building clusters ». «Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme Annex 67 Energy flexible buildings» International Energy Agency. 91 p.

Christian Finck, Paul Beagon, John Claus, Thibault Pean, Pierre Vogler-Finck, Kun Zhang, Hussain Syed Kazmi. 2018. « Review of applied and tested control possibilities for energy flexibility in buildings ». «Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme Annex 67» International Energy Agency. 61 p.

Kun Zhang. 2017. « Impact of Maestro thermostats on heating energy use ». Montréal. Polytechnique Montréal. 14 p.

Compte rendu de conférence (9)

L. Paul, A. Prakash, K. Zhang, M. Pritoni, R. Brown. 2022. « Solar+ optimizer: Integrated control of solar, batteries, and flexible loads for small commercial buildings ». 22nd biennial ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 2022) p. 498-512. ACEEE.

E. Saloux, K. Zhang. 2022. « Virtual energy metering of whole building cooling load from both airside and waterside measurements ». 12th Conference of IBPSA-Canada (Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 21-24, 2022) International Building Performance Simulation Association.

P. Alstone, R. Brown, J. Zoellick, M. Pritoni, D. Blum, K. Radecsky, Kun Zhang. 2020. « Resilient buildings for fire-adapted landscapes: EE and flexible loads integrated with solar and storage microgrids ». 21st Biennal ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (En ligne, Aug. 17-21, 2020) p. 11-25. ACEEE.

M. Pritoni, A. Prakash, D. Blum, K. Zhang, R. Tang, J. Granderson. 2020. « Advanced control sequences and FDD technology. Just shiny objects, or ready for scale ». 21st biennial ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (En ligne, Aug. 17-21, 2020) p. 300-312. ACEEE.

B. Barzegar, K. Zhang, M. Kummert. 2018. « Energy flexibility analysis for photovoltaic solar system with battery ». 10th Conference of IBPSA-Canada (Montreal, QC, Canada, May 09-10, 2018) p. 183-192.

K. Zhang, M. Kummert. 2018. « Potential of building thermal mass for energy flexibility in residential buildings: a sensitivity analysis ». 10th Conference of IBPSA-Canada (Montreal, QC, Canada, May 09-10, 2018) p. 163-172. International Building Performance Simulation Association.

Kun Zhang, Timothy P. McDowell, Michaël Kummert. 2017. « Sky temperature estimation and measurement for longwave radiation calculation ». 15th Conference of IBPSA (San Francisco, CA, USA, Aug. 07-09, 2017) p. 2093-2102. International Building Performance Simulation Association.

K. Zhang, N. Roofigari, H. Quintana, M. Kummert. 2015. « Assessing simplified and detailed models for predictive control of space heating in homes ». Ninth International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings (Liege, Belgium, Dec. 10-12, 2014)

Kun Zhang, Humberto Quintana, David Bradley, Michaël Kummert, Mark Riley. 2015. « Air-source integrated heat pumps (AS-IHPs) with smart zoning for residential space and water heating in cold climate ». 14th Conference of IBPSA (Hyderabad, India, Dec. 07-09, 2015) p. 1623-1630.

Mémoire ou thèse (1)

Kun Zhang. 2018. « Model predictive control of building systems for energy flexibility ». 148 p. Thèse de doctorat. , École Polytechnique de Montréal

Affiche (2)

Zhang K., Quintana H., Kummert M.. 2015. « Assessing simplified models for predictive control of space heating in houses ». Affiche présentée lors de la conférence : NSERC Smart Net-zero Energy Buildings Strategic Research Network 4th meeting ( Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2015 )

Quintana H., Zhang K., Kummert M.. 2014. « Optimized control strategies for solar district heating ». Affiche présentée lors de la conférence : NSERC Smart Net-zero Energy Buildings Strategic Research Network 3rd meeting ( Montreal, QC, Canada, 2014 )

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